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posted on 04 September 2017

Infographic Of The Day: Five Pieces Of Tech Nostalgia That Shaped The Future

Although many of the devices listed below may be confined to your garages or dusty drawers, the influence they had on modern technology is pretty much unsurpassed.

The gadgets of the 80s and 90s were all about taking existing technology and making it more enjoyable while on the go, rather than solely being useful in the home or office. Even if that meant devices that were “portable” in name only, it was a huge step forward.

Devices like the Game Boy, Walkman, early Nokia phones, and other mobile technologies helped lead engineers to solve the problems that would lay the ground for today’s “world in the palm of your hand”. Improving power consumption efficiency, developing new battery types, reducing size, creating screens that were readable in a variety of light conditions, and even opening up the demand for aftermarket accessories were among these advancements.

Today’s infographic is a throwback to the 1980s and 1990s, making us nostalgic for the heyday of these popular gadgets.

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Source: http://www.visualcapitalist.com/five-pieces-of-tech-nostalgia-that-shaped-the-future/

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