Day: September 16, 2020

The best 1980s gadgets that defined a decade

(Pocket-lint) – In many ways, the 1980s seemed like a simpler time. There were no social media; no smartphones – in fact, there were few mobile phones at all. We didn’t live our lives online and your boss couldn’t get hold of you at all hours of the day.

Yet that’s not to say it was an analogue era of slow progress, far from it. The gadgets, games consoles, watches, and electronic toys of almost forty years ago paved the way for the advanced technology we enjoy today.

We have a lot to thank those 80s engineers for and to celebrate their achievements, we’ve handpicked the best 80s gadgets to make you feel all nostalgic.

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Nintendo Entertainment System

Another iconic Japanese import of the 1980s was the Nintendo Entertainment System, or NES.

A remodelled version of the company’s Family Computer, or Famicom, the 8-bit NES

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Arnold Schwarzenegger Shares His Rules For Social Media And The Internet Loves It

Arnold Schwarzenegger has a message for internet skeptics and all those “didn’t happen” naysayers out there.



Arnold Schwarzenegger et al. taking a selfie: Arnold Schwarzenegger attends during a press conference for 'Terminator: Dark Fate' on October 21, 2019, in Seoul, South Korea. Schwarzenegger advised his followers on social media to stay home during the coronavirus outbreak.


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Arnold Schwarzenegger attends during a press conference for ‘Terminator: Dark Fate’ on October 21, 2019, in Seoul, South Korea. Schwarzenegger advised his followers on social media to stay home during the coronavirus outbreak.

“Not believing anything you read is just as lazy and dumb as believing anything you read,” the Hollywood actor said on Reddit after a spat about a Terminator pipe broke out—bear with us.

A Schwarzenegger fan honored his idol this week by carving a pipe into the likeness of the Terminator himself.

The 73-year-old action star found out about the one-of-a-kind piece on Reddit, where the artist under the username RadonLab posted a photo of it.

Schwarzenegger himself responded to the artist asking to buy the pipe, saying: “Wow. This is fantastic. It is beautiful. Would you

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Coronavirus fuels modern slavery threat for Asian garment workers

for the first time, India and Bangladesh were in the ‘extreme risk’ category for slave labour

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By Naimul Karim

DHAKA, Sept 4 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – The risk of modern slavery in Asian manufacturing hubs has surged and is set to worsen with the economic impact of the new coronavirus, increased labour rights violations and poor law enforcement, a global index found on Friday.

For the first time, India and Bangladesh were in the “extreme risk” category, joining China and Myanmar in a group of 32 countries with the worst risk of slave labour, the Modern Slavery index by risk analytics company Verisk Maplecroft found.

The risks faced by workers in Cambodia and Vietnam also

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Eagle Production Co Gets a Brand Refresh and New Website – Press Release

Eagle Production Co., an event production company based in Lakewood, NJ, has announced that they have recently launched their new website as part of their brand refresh strategy. The new site comes with a new mission statement, new pictures of the team members, and new pages that describe their event services better. They have also pursued a social media refresh so that they can now be found on all the top platforms and they have posted new videos explaining their services on YouTube.

Shaya Adler, founder and CEO of Eagle Production Co., says, “Events are our passion. We truly love what we do. Bringing joy to your guests fills us with joy too. We design and produce unforgettable events filled with magical moments. Whether one-off or a series, we make sure your event is a smash hit.”

He continues, “We look to push the events industry ever onward and upward.

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