Posts by Category: retro

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Bizarre February 10, 2016 posted by

Museum of Endangered Sounds – the technology is outdated but the sound lives on

    The world of technology has changed quickly over the past few decades. Services and devices that we once couldn’t live without are now embarrassing relics of the past, collecting dust in landfills or gone completely from the internet landscape. One of the things we’re losing is the sounds. The Museum of Endangered Sounds is cataloging the technology based tones and sounds that are disappearing from the world.


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Museum of Endangered Sounds – the technology is outdated but the sound lives on
Gadgets February 9, 2016 posted by

Mega Man HD LED Headphones – blast some sound

In 1987, the world was given one of its most iconic video game characters, Rockman better known as Mega Man. His franchise has spanned decades and the little blue robot boy with a blaster has a loyal following of fans. If you’re one of them, you can sport your love (and geek cred) with a pair of Mega Man HD LED Headphones.


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Mega Man HD LED Headphones – blast some sound
Gadgets November 16, 2015 posted by

Light Up Arcade Belt Buckle – hold up your pants with a piece of the 80s

If you’re of a certain age then you remember a time when the only way you could get your game on was if you had at least one piece of silver. Well, at least silver colored. Back in the time of arcades, a quarter was your ticket to the world of video game wonder. Now you can be reminded of those simpler times with the Light Up Arcade Belt Buckle.


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Light Up Arcade Belt Buckle – hold up your pants with a piece of the 80s
Gadgets November 2, 2015 posted by

Model AWK-105 Analog Voltmeter Clock – it measures hours not electrical charges

Our possessions should tell people who we are. Let the items that sit on your desk let people who come into your office know what you’re about. If you want a clock that lets everyone know you’re a science super geek, then the Model AWK-105 Analog Voltmeter Clock is for you.


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Model AWK-105 Analog Voltmeter Clock – it measures hours not electrical charges
but is it art? October 5, 2015 posted by

5 Piece Tetris Storage Bench Set – organization plus Tetris equals perfect

Organization is a game of figuring out how to stack things together so they use the space in the most efficient way possible. Perhaps by creating lines. Which will then disappear. Wait, no, that’s Tetris. With this 5 Piece Tetris Storage Bench Set, they can be the same thing.


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5 Piece Tetris Storage Bench Set – organization plus Tetris equals perfect
Gadgets May 29, 2015 posted by

Pac-Man USB Ghost Lamp – you don’t have to run from this retro lamp

The 80s were a good time for gaming. Some of the most iconic figures in gaming came out during that era. One of the biggest was Pac-Man but he wasn’t what made the game. The four ghosts that followed him were what made it enjoyable. Celebrate the early color changing villains with the Pac-Man USB Ghost Lamp.


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Pac-Man USB Ghost Lamp – you don’t have to run from this retro lamp
Gadgets January 27, 2015 posted by

Galactic Defense Arcade Watch – retro asteroids fun on your wrist

Nostalgia ain’t what it used to be, that’s for sure. Back in the day, you’d get a full dosed version of the retros, complete with cheap chrome, dodgy materials and the like. Nowadays all you’re liable to find is a strange combination of analog and digital which does neither very well.


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Galactic Defense Arcade Watch – retro asteroids fun on your wrist
Gadgets January 6, 2015 posted by

The Brick, Nokia 215 and other retro tech – why are we all rushing backwards so darn fast?

The good folk at Binatone have just released an updated model of The Brick its ultra retro, take it as you find it, smartphone accessory (or full phone, your choice). The idea is we’re clearly all pining for the good old days when mobile phones were heavier than a wet bag of cement, and could only fit into a very large suitcase with wheels. Who would have thought?


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The Brick, Nokia 215 and other retro tech – why are we all rushing backwards so darn fast?
diy October 22, 2014 posted by

Safari TV iPad Stand – turn your iPad into beautifully recycled retro

There are a million iPad stands out there for a million different lifestyles but the Safari TV is a cute and nicely green eco way to add a little whimsy and fun to your everyday. What’s more it’s got heaps more style than you’ll find in most of these plastic and chrome alternatives you find on the market.


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Safari TV iPad Stand – turn your iPad into beautifully recycled retro