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Speak & Spell

The Speak & Spell was wildly popular and broke through the general public's expectations of what relatively-inexpensive electronics could really accomplish in the fields of education and entertainment.

The Speak & Spell features in one of my favorite fictional hacks, when E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial modified his into a space "phone" in 1982. Spielberg's cute little alien was surely a phreak of the highest order.