CD-based gaming consoles, massive television sets, the Internet, and Windows 95—these are just several things that come to mind when reminiscing over the 1990s. Many would argue that it wasn't until the midpoint of the decade, 1995 to be exact, when we really saw the digital age flourish and tech industry reach new heights. And they would be right. A number of game-changing devices hit the market that year, many of which stood out as the first of its kind and set the standard for what followed.

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