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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 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
Gadgets September 23, 2014 posted by

Connector Pen – stylus, ballpoint and charging cable all in one

Back in the day a pen was a pen, know what we mean? You could trust it to just about reliably open on command, and then maybe, if there was an R in the month, it would write something out for you, under your expert guidance of course. Nowadays that’s all ancient rubbish, if your pen doesn’t do at least three things other that write before breakfast, it’s considered to be an antique.


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Connector Pen – stylus, ballpoint and charging cable all in one
Free Software August 28, 2014 posted by

Hanx Writer – the celebrity app that turns your device into a typewriter [freeware]

There are a lot of celebrity products out there. Perfumes, razors, knitting supplies. You name it and you can probably find a famous person with their picture on it. But the Tom Hanks endorsed app takes the cake for strange. Hanx Writer is the app that turns your iOS device into a typewriter.


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Hanx Writer – the celebrity app that turns your device into a typewriter [freeware]
Gadgets August 15, 2014 posted by

NES30 Bluetooth Controller for iOS, Windows and Android – retro gaming never felt so good

Retroheads wake up! This is the tool you’ve been hankering after ever since the *good* old days. Why put up with modern inferior games controllers, when you can enjoy the pure adrenalin of caressing a stylish reminder of when games were games and men were still in basements.


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NES30 Bluetooth Controller for iOS, Windows and Android – retro gaming never felt so good
Fun & Games July 25, 2014 posted by

Polaroid Z340 Instant Digital Camera – instantly share real photographs like it’s 1989

Digital cameras let you see a picture instantly but we don’t really keep those memories in a solid form. Instead we share via internet and email or just show off stolen moments on cell phone screens. The Polaroid Z340 Instant Digital Camera is bringing back the physical photograph.


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Polaroid Z340 Instant Digital Camera – instantly share real photographs like it’s 1989
cool tech July 22, 2014 posted by

Milktape – relive the glorious retro art style of mixtapes

Remember when mixtapes used to be that ‘special‘ gift? If you don’t, go take a look at John Cusack in the excellent High Fidelity movie. They could mean so many things. It could just be, “I think these songs are rad” or it could say, “I think you’re rad.” Too bad it’s a dying art. Or at least it was. Milktape is reviving the mixtape as a form of communication for lovers and friends alike.


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Milktape – relive the glorious retro art style of mixtapes