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Andy Shows Conan How To Apply A Candom

This headline is not misleading as it actually did happen! We also show you something you never thought you could do with salad! In the video that follows this story you’ll see these demonstration along with some unusual products I demonstrated on Late Night With Conan O’Brien in the mid-1990’s.... Read More

Sharp Zaurus Rocks CES!

It’s difficult to believe that Sharp was a major player in the personal organizer business. Heck, I can’t remember seeing Sharp’s name on anything than microwave ovens in recent years. But, this Japanese company used to own our pockets. Whether it was its Thin Man line of calculators or a... Read More

In 1997, I Broke The Story Of The iPhone…Really!

The headline is not intended to be misleading as it’s a true story. On January 8, 1997 I published a story on GadgetGuru.com and MSNBC.com regarding new products being introduced at the Winter Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas. One of the stories I published was announcing an innovative new... Read More

Launching A Cutting Edge Website In 1997

Looking through The Gadget Guru online text archives, I found this story from March 11, 1997 and it brought back some memories of the online space nearly 20 years ago. This story related to a new generation of the GadgetGuru.com website and while it was satirical in tone, it captured the... Read More

Welcome To The Original Gadget Guru!

Yes, you’re in the right place! This is the Official Site of Andy Pargh, The Gadget Guru. Since the 1980’s, I’ve made it my mantra to deliver new product news and information in a fun format. In fact, here’s the home page of my first web site from the early... Read More

In 1995 The Question Was: What Is E-Mail?

20 years ago, I hosted a segment on NBC’s Today Show that answered the question that many were embarrassed to ask: What Is E-Mail? The video of this segment follows this Story behind the Video. Yes, people were talking about email, (back then it was typed “eMail or E-Mail”), but... Read More

Gadget Guru Pilot TV Show #1

In 1998, NBC Affilate WSMV-TV in Nashville, Tennessee gave me the opportunity to produce and host my own TV show. These test series aired on subsequent Sunday nights at 10:30pm Central time, just after the late local news. Here’s the promo for the series: Below you’ll find the full episode of the... Read More

 

 

 

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