Happy Birthday Boy, Game Boy!

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Today we celebrate 30 years of this amazing device, the original Game Boy. For a kid of the 80’s, I have found memories of my first computing platform. Fast forward 30 years, and my 3-year old daughter tried to play with it by touching the screen. Funny to see how far we’ve come in 3 decades… 

We looked at the 1989 Game Boy under x-rays, it’s incredible how clean and simple it is. After all, we’re talking 1989 electronics. And yet, this little device was able to keep us entertained for so many hours.

 
 

GameBoyOriginal

 

Geek out level 11:

8-bit DMG-01 Processor

Game-Boy-Processor

Power Inductor

Game-Boy-Inductor

8K Memory
Game-Boy-Memory

Volume Control Switch

Game-Boy-Power-Switch

 

 

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