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Tech Time Warp of the Week: The TVs That Gave People a Taste of the Internet in the '70s


Before Apple TV, Google Chromecast, the Amazon Fire TV, and Netflix—even before the mid-'90s glory of Microsoft's WebTV—televisions were plugging into data networks, providing a means of instantly grabbing digital goodies and communicating with people in distant places. Witness the video above, a news special from around 1979 or 1980 that explores the "Telefuture."

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