8499812 story Gallery of Past Tech (and Other) Advertising 55 Posted by kdawson on Saturday January 09, 2010 @11:46PM from the masters-of-persuasion dept. theodp writes "The Vintage Ad Browser takes you back to the days when Google conjured up images of Barney Google (1948). When the hip music player was a Walkman (1982). When Osborne meant state-of-the-art in computing (1982). When Big Picture TV meant 12" (1948). When compact camera referred to a Pocket Instamatic (1972). And when wireless meant getting phone calls 300 feet from the house (1982)."