We were hesitant to include the Gameboy Camera in today's Ebay Watch, mainly because we wanted to bid on it myself, for nostalgia's sake (not to mention its not too often you come across a Gabeoby Camera with a working printer and printer paper!).
The Gameboy Camera, our very first digital camera, was quite ahead of its time really. We remember getting one in 1999, but it actually first hit stores in 1998. We say it was ahead of its time because it offered features that are strikingly similar to camera phone apps found in the iPhone and Android app store. There was a panorama mode that stitched images together, a tim-lapse mode, even a montage mode that combined two images in a double-exposure sort of way.
As if that wasn't cool enough, the Gameboy Camera was actually used to shoot two very popular musicians' album covers, namely Neil Young's Silver and Gold and Paul McCartney's Driving. If you really look hard enough, you may even be able to come across the third-party Mad Catz link cable--a magical little cord that allowed on to upload their Gameboy Camera images right to their computer. But seriously, don't bid on this, we want it.
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