1994 – The Sega Saturn is released featuring 2 28.6 MHz processors running 32 bit. It had 2 video display processors, QSound surround and 2 MB of memory, with 1.5MB of video memory. It went for 44,800 Yen, or $450.
2005 – Microsoft launches the XBOX 360. It contained a IBM PowerPC with 3 cores at 3.2 GHz a core. It contained a 500 MHz ATI card and 512 MB of RAM. There were several versions starting at $249 and going up to $399. The limited Halo 3 version had a specially crafted case.
This Day in Tech History podcast show notes for November 22
- Bill Gates and John Sculley sign a licensing agreement between Apple and Microsoft
- Movies Back to the Future II, Independence Day and Revenge of the Nerds were released
- Verizon employees were fired for looking at Barak Obama’s phone records