How often do you stare at a tech ad when you flip through a tech magazine or look at any of the tech websites? It is said that every tech ad attracts readers' attention for not more than 3 seconds on average or they are usually completed ignored.

The problem with tech ads are that they are too technical and at the same time they need to be highly to engage readers' attention. Way back in the 1980s, printed tech ads were funny and creative.

Here are 10 attractive and highly creative tech print ads from well-known companies that caught the eyeballs of the reader during the 1980s: