The Cost of Technology over the Decades
newMAConline has put together a fascinating chart mapping the inflation-adjusted costs of various consumer technologies, from gaming consoles to computers to television sets to printers, matching up the cutting-edge tech of the late ’70s and early ’80s with their counterparts today. The takeaway conclusion: stuff was really expensive back in the day. Although you know that you would have paid the equivalent of $8,589 in 1983 for a boxy DynaTAC 8000x cellphone.
Chart after the jump:
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