Requiem for a modem

Two days ago I’ve shut down the longest running electronics device I ever owned.Alcatel SpeedTouch Home - Image from The device was my an Alcatel Speedtouch Home ADSL modem which I got circa 2001 when I was lucky enough to get an ADSL line at home. It was only turned off when there was a power failure or when I moved an apartment. It survived 6 PC, 5 Laptops, 4 routers, 6 apartments spanning 4 cities and about 10 different cell phones. [Read More]