Time flies so fast!
and guess what?.
All those born since 1994 might not be able to relate to this article but those who were born before it surely will!
Come and join me as we reminisce all things about technology and internet in Cebu before the millennium bug almost made everybody go nuts.
Then – One hour of internet usage is around one hundred pesos!nutmegcollector.blogspot.com
Now – You can already use the internet for as low as one peso in “hulog piso” internet machines!www.olx.ph
Then – There was a time when I paid more than five hundred pesos for just printing a bunch of clip arts from Microsoft Word.www.lkjcpa.com
Now – Black and white printing can go as low as one peso while colored ones are around five pesos per page.www.symbianize.com
Then – You save your files and bring it with you through a diskette. You can’t even save more than 20 high definition images. LOL!en.wikipedia.org
Now – We use USBs or cloud file storage.bestpctricks4u.blogspot.com
Then – In one hour, you might not be able to load one web page completely.blog.dlink.com
Now – It will only take seconds to open one web page.mybroadband.co.za
Then – Dial Upwww.quickmeme.com
Now – DSL, Cable, Fiber Optics, Mobile Internetwww.quickmeme.com
Then – As kids, we were already amazed by the highly-pixelated characters in computer games.www.acidcow.com
Now – The graphics are so smooth that computer game characters already look like real humans!neonkiler99.deviantart.com
Then – We used to say “Hi! CTC?” or “ASL” in mIRC. LOL!zuramode.wordpress.com
Now – Almost all social media websites have a chat interface already. Thanks to Yahoo, Facebook or Skype, we don’t say “ASL” that often anymore. Hahaha!community.skype.com
Then – Eudoramail, Lycos and Lovemail,www.login-to.com
Now – Gmail and Yahoo Mailwww.engadget.com
Then – Netscape Navigator 1.0 and IBM WebExploreren.wikipedia.org
Now – Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chromescreenshot of my browser
Then – Bulky CPU and monitoren.wikipedia.org
Now – Sleek design of CPU and monitortech.mthai.com