Twenty Years Ago This Ad Would Have Excited Your Inner Geek

Posted by Michael Pinto on Apr 25, 2013 in Tech

Egghead Software Stores Ad, 1993

This ad for Egghead Software from 1993 is a great look at the state of technology from twenty years ago. The first thing you notice is that the hot product is an MS-DOS 6 upgrade which brings one back into a time before Windows 95 took over the world. While there were people using Windows 3.1 most nerds hadn’t fully embraced it yet if they were running older machines. The other funny thing about this ad is it features vintage floppy discs available in 3.5″ or the really ancient 5.25″ size. Read more…

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