The Game Boy is one of the most beloved handheld game consoles of all time. The device was already keychain themeAnd iPhone layers And even already Adapted for Bitcoin mining. On the other hand, YouTube channel Did You Know Gaming revealed an accessory that allows Game Boy Color to connect to the Internet to perform various tasks.
The accessory called Page Boy is shown in the video below, where game historian Liam Robertson explains that the device will be paired with the Game Boy Color to provide Internet connectivity to the handheld console. In this way it will be possible to search the Internet, read news and weather forecasts using Game Boy Color.
Additionally, Nintendo had more ambitious plans for Game Boy Color and Page Boy. Robertson says the company even planned to implement ways to display live TV over the Internet and exchange images between console users using the wireless streaming technology found in the accessory, something unimaginable for a mobile device in the early 2000s.
The Page Boy name comes from popular devices from the ’90s that use radio waves to send short messages like SMS to each other.
Unfortunately, this technology was very limited in terms of data transmission, which led to the project being canceled by Nintendo in July 2002.
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