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20 Computer Firsts That'll Take You Back

Prepare for nostalgia overload in 3... 2... The past has its place, but it's time to rethink the future of portable computing. Introducing Samsung's new Series 9 notebook, the world's slimmest and sleekest 15-inch laptop.

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The first time you opened your mailbox and saw an...

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The first time you heard the soothing beeps and boops of a...

Dial-Up Modem

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The first time you explored...

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The first time you saw...

After Dark's Flying Toaster Screensaver

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Or the...

Windows 3D Maze Screensaver

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Or this...

3D Pipes Screensaver

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The first time you messed around in...

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The first time you surfed the web with...

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The first time you spent an entire afternoon playing...

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Or playing...

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Or playing...

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Or the first time you explored your Windows 95 CD and found...

Weezer's "Buddy Holly" Video

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Also in the fondly-remembered "Fun Stuff" folder: the trailer for Scottish historical drama Rob Roy. Not in the "Fun Stuff" folder: an audience that actually wanted to go and see Rob Roy.

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Remember when your first wallpaper was this...

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Or when you stumbled across your first...

Internet Meme

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How about when you first mastered a keyboard with the help of...

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Or when you made your first...

GeoCities Fansite

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Ahh, the good old days, where your site was only as good as the "UNDER CONSTRUCTION" .gifs and overbearing MIDIs playing in the background.

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Remember when you saw your first...

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Or the first time you...

Copied That Floppy

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Back when Internet piracy had a funky-fresh hip-hop flair.

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How about when you burned your first...

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Or the first time you met your former nemesis...

The past has its place, but now it's time for the future...

The New Samsung Series 9

Introducing the new Samsung Series 9. At just 0.58 inch thin, you’ll rethink size. With a 9.1-second boot time, you’ll rethink speed. And with its head-turning design, you may just rethink your loyalties. Rethink the laptop at Samsung.com/series9.

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