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THE CLASS OF 98: AN ORANGE COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL YEARBOOK

Technology

June 03, 1998

Eighteen years can be a lifetime for some . . . products. Here's what was high-tech when most of the Class of '98 was sleeping 18 hours a day and what replaces them today:

* Rotary phone: cell phone, pager

* Pac Man: Total Annihilation

* Chain letters: e-mail

* Party lines: chat rooms

* Polaroids: digital cameras

* Answer devices: voicemail

* Bank tellers: ATMs

* Drive-in movies: movie multiplexes

* Cable TV: satellite dishes

* Vinyl albums: CDs, laserdiscs

* Solid Gold: MTV

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