20 Gadgets That Will Make You Nostalgic


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20 Gadgets That Will Make You Nostalgic For The Past!
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Tech gadgets have become super innovative, and we are witnessing new arrivals almost every other day. While we spend most of our time focusing on the new technology that is being developed and new gadgets that are being unveiled, today we have decided to dedicate this post to the devices that were once considered to be the cutting-edge technology. Check out the list of the following twenty devices that will definitely make you feel nostalgic;

Laserdisc – Replacement Of VHS!

20 Gadgets That Will Make You Nostalgic For The Past!

These discs were intended to serve as a replacement for VHS tapes. They offered better picture quality, however; the size in which they came made them not so trendy. It was super-annoying to carry them, and they incurred damaged very easily.

Overhead Projectors

20 Gadgets That Will Make You Nostalgic For The Past!

These bulky machines would be wheeled into the classrooms by teachers and used to write notes on. The machinery has become a thing of the past thanks to the ease with which you can project your computers onto screens.

SEGA Dreamcast!

The gameplay was good enough, and SEGA already had a market. What went wrong? The console was unveiled at the same time as PlayStation 2 and Xbox – two consoles that are more than just difficult to compete with.

Walkman!

20 Gadgets That Will Make You Nostalgic For The Past!

Before the CDs became the norm of our world, the only sure shot way to get yourself grooving was by getting a Walkman. It phased out once the CDs became common.

Samsung Galaxy Note

20 Gadgets That Will Make You Nostalgic For The Past!

The phone was the talk of the town when it was launched. However, the technology used within the phone was prone to catch fire thus making it a hazard.

Zune, iPod Competitor!

20 Gadgets That Will Make You Nostalgic For The Past!

It was, in essence, the same thing as an iPod and was released after the iPod. The market was already saturated, and therefore this device didn’t last long.

Betamax By Sony!

20 Gadgets That Will Make You Nostalgic For The Past!

Sony launched this device back in 1975 and had hoped that it would compete with the VCRs. However, since outside companies were not allowed to create tapes owing to licensing problems; Sony lost the market to VCRs.

Typewriter – Yeah, We Had Those!

20 Gadgets That Will Make You Nostalgic For The Past!

Who here remembers working with a typewriter? Those were the good old days when you had to write meticulously because any mistake meant that you would be writing the whole page again. Typewriters became a thing of the past when computers walked in!

MySpace – Before Zuckerberg Happened!

20 Gadgets That Will Make You Nostalgic For The Past!

Before Facebook took over the world of social media, Tom’s Myspace was the place to be in the online world.

Cinerama

20 Gadgets That Will Make You Nostalgic For The Past!

This beauty was the foundation for today’s IMAX technology. It relied on multiple projectors for providing the audience a similar to IMAX experience. However, it was too expensive, and many theatres simply were not ready to spend that much.

Segways!

20 Gadgets That Will Make You Nostalgic For The Past!

They were the premier choice of mall cops! However, they didn’t become as common as the creators of these two-wheeled contraptions had thought they would.

Digital Audio Tapes

20 Gadgets That Will Make You Nostalgic For The Past!

People loved the digital audio tapes when they were introduced. The music industry, however, was a different case. It had the Congress pass the Audio Home Recording Act thus preventing the piracy of music and paving the way for CDs to take over.

Apple Newton PDA

20 Gadgets That Will Make You Nostalgic For The Past!

This was the first break of Apple into the world of smart technology. However, this touchscreen by Apple failed. It simply had too many technical problems thus preventing the people from investing in it.

DivX – Before Netflix and Hulu!

20 Gadgets That Will Make You Nostalgic For The Past!

DivX tried to secure the video streaming market. However, since users had to download a variety of programs to get the platform working, it never really was able to win the hearts of its audience.

Maps!

20 Gadgets That Will Make You Nostalgic For The Past!

Not Google Maps, not another app that works on your gadget. We are talking about actual maps – the ones that were drawn on paper, and you had to plot your course on them!

Beepers

20 Gadgets That Will Make You Nostalgic For The Past!

You would remember these from various movies and TV shows as well; it was a mobile contact device that only told you who called!

Virtual Boy

20 Gadgets That Will Make You Nostalgic For The Past!

Back in 1995, this headgear was way ahead of its time. But the size of it was the problem with the visual prowess of the gadget giving users headaches.

Telephone Landlines

20 Gadgets That Will Make You Nostalgic For The Past!

Most of you probably never saw these, however; before the smartphones took over, we had these landlines. The phones were connected to phone cords and every family usually owned only one.

Pebble Smartwatch

20 Gadgets That Will Make You Nostalgic For The Past!

This watch was a result of crowdfunding on Kickstarter. However, it was not able to make the expected impact on the market.

Google Glass

20 Gadgets That Will Make You Nostalgic For The Past!

This was another smart accessory that never really took off. These pair of glasses would act as a smartphone on your face allowing you to check your email, texts, and other data stored on your mobile. Since they didn’t offer anything that mobile phones already did; they didn’t catch on as well!

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