On This Day in History...

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February 2, 2022

On this day in history, several design patents were issued giving us a glimpse of what technology used to look like, more than twenty years ago.

Did you own any of these first generation or classic communication devices, laptops or monitors?

U.S. Patent No. D405,083
Communication Device
by Motorola, Inc.
February 2, 1999



U.S. Patent No. D332,946
Computer Monitor
by Peripheral Technology, Inc.
February 2, 1993



U.S. Patent No. D405,081
Handset for a Wireless
Communications Device

by Motorola, Inc.
February 2, 1999



U.S. Patent No. D405,080
Cordless Portable Telephone with
Faceplate

by Motorola, Inc.
February 2, 1999



U.S. Patent No. D332,944
Laptop Computer
by Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
February 2, 1993



U.S. Patent No. D405,063
Computer Tower
by Hewlett-Packard Company
February 2, 1999