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    What Happens When Instagram Meets a Floppy Disk?

    I’m going to be straight with you, I’m not sure how many of you actually remember floppy discs fondly. It probably depends a lot on whether or not you ever played The Oregon Trail on a 5.25”. Which should be everyone? I don’t know, I’m trying not to make assumptions. Anyway, I guess the floppy […]

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    Vintage Meets Modern with Latest Restoration Hardware Speaker

    Restoration Hardware is one of the few sellers that does retro right, either salvaging or drawing inspiration from antique artifacts and tweaking them for the modern age. The result this time is a speaker that looks ripped from the pre-TV age. Their Vintage Speaker, which comes in full-sized and mini versions, is inspired by radio […]

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    Travel As Mario Would with the Travel Boy Carry-on

    Packing and unpacking is no easy task, but if you are a traveling tech journalist or a geek at heart – then the Travel Boy Carry-On Luggage is a must have piece of traveling arsenal. The travel boy carry-on luggage easily fits all of your necessities. That includes lots of pockets and zippers for all […]

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    Cassette Table Features ’80s and ’90s Music Bliss

    Rejoice! The world just won’t stop trying to fulfill your insatiable hunger for retro-styled anything and everything. Today, we have the Cassette Console Table, which has all the trappings of the racks and racks of cassette tapes you used to comb through at the record store trying to find a $0.99 Peter Frampton tape or […]

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    iRecorder is the Modern Day Fisher Price Tape Recorder

    Don’t just go back to the days of tape recorders. Go back to the days of those Fisher-Price tape recorders that were in your Kindergarten classroom, because that’s what the iRecorder is going for. But, instead of gnawing on old Raffi tapes, this one just acts as a speaker dock for your iPhone, which is […]

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    Spotify Sounds Even Better in this Retro Cassette Case

    All right! A new tape player, let me dig out my old Honky Chateau cassette. Man, I tell ya, old Elton John just never sounded better than when he was on the cassette – oh. Wait, this is a smartphone cover? Oh, alright. I guess I might have an old tape player buried under these […]

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    Leisure Suit Larry: Reloaded is Ready to Unzip for the iPad [Review]

    “Hi, my name is Larry; Larry Laffer.” In 1987, a pixelated version of the 40 year-old virgin walked on-to to our DOS booted PC’s (Apple and Amiga computers also experienced some Larry loving) and the Leisure Suit Larry series was born. From 1987 to 1996 Larry Laffer clumsily tried to woo the ladies. More importantly, the crude […]

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    ThinkGeek Beach Boy Towel is Ready to Dry You Off

    Can a towel get anymore awesome? Every once and a while something comes along that is just so amazing that you can’t simply sit around and say nothing… unless you are actually sitting on this towel. The ThinkGeek Beach Boy Towel is one such item. This towel looks very similar to a very popular portable […]

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    The Impossible Project Resurrects Barbie Edition Polaroid 600 Camera

    The Impossible Project has long since proven its name a misnomer – their efforts at bringing back instant photography and the Polaroid cameras that used to make it happen have borne fruit on a number of occasions. And now, they’re bringing back Barbie. The Barbie Edition Polaroid 600 Camera has been remastered and made ready […]

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    This Retro Cassette Player Costs More Than Your iPod Nano

    I’m not sure how you’re going to feel about this one – personally, I’m not convinced that the cassette tape has the same kind of retro potential as the vinyl record. But, if you have a bunch of cassette tapes and somehow haven’t already sold them for $0.50 each at a garage sale, you might […]

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    PureGear Retro Game Cases for iPhone 5 Review

    PureGear’s Retro iPhone cases for iPhone 5 is perhaps the most fun series of cases we have come across yet, and that is no simple feat. That is because these three cases are not only inspired by old school retro gaming – but they are actual working games too! PureGear has taken the tried and […]

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    Lenovo Celebrates 20 Years of the ThinkPad, Unveils Tablet 2

    Today Lenovo celebrated 20 years of the ThinkPad, and what better way to celebrate 20 years of the beloved portable workforce machine, than by showing off a new ThinkPad Tablet? The new ThinkPad Tablet 2 is a 10.1″ tablet that weighs just 1.3lbs, measures 9.8 mm thin, and comes running Windows 8. Under the hood […]

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    Hatchi Brings Back the Poop-Filled Pets of the ’90s

    We’re in the early throes of a new decade, and you know what that means. Forget the ’80s – it’s time for the ’90s to be retro-in! Developer Portable Pixels is doing its part by creating a faithful representation of the old Tamagotchi keychain pets from the ’90s. Since this is a retro deal, the […]