Friday June 5, 2020

The Gadget Guy

Gadgets of simpler times spark fond memories

31st July, 2016
Sony Walkman: 1979

Some say that nostalgia is responsible for the global splurge of the Pokémon Go phenomenon: a reminder of supposedly simpler times, where letters were penned and posted, television was the centre of the family, and The A-Team was as dark as entertainment got. I thought I’d look back at some gadget icons of those eternally rose-tinted days.

Texas Instruments Speak and Spell: 1978-1992

Way ahead of its time, this...

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