Old school but still cool [New Straits Time (Malaysia)]
(New Straits Time (Malaysia) Via Acquire Media NewsEdge) Forget the slim and sleek. Get nostalgic with these gadgets instead, writes Siti Syameen Md Khalili
Monkey Business CDRetro Floppy Disk Shaped CDR
1 Offering 200MB capacity and a trip back to the '80s and '90s, this 3.5-inch floppy disk shaped CDR can be used to store photos and files as back up or to be given as present to friends. More information at www.curiosite.com.
Fred & Friends Re/Cover iPhone Cases
2 Specifically for iPhones, among the casing designs made by Fred & Friends include a calculator, transistor radio, old school camera or obsolete game controller. More information at www.fredandfriends.com.
80s Cell iPhone Case
3 Made for iPhone 3, 3GS, 4 and 4S, this black, plastic case brings a bit of bulk to your device's formfactor as well as fond memories of early mobile communication days. More information at www.urbanoutfitters.com.
Native Union Clear Pop Phone Handset
4 Made using soft-touch rubber, this handset suits any smartphone that comes with a 3.5mm jack. The design also includes a one-touch button for you to pick up calls. More information at www.urbanoutfitters.com.
Casio Classic Calculator Watch
5 Those born in the 1970s will fondly recall the fun of calculator watches. Casio has an eight-digit calculator packed into this sporty, water resistant model. More information at www.thinkgeek.com.
Discovery Bay Atari Arcade for iPad
6 This docking station comes with a joystick and buttons to let users enjoy games such as Asteroids, Centipede and Missile Command with a tinge of arcade nostalgia. More information at store.appale.com.
USB Typewriter Computer Keyboard
7 Add punch to typing using the Underwood Portable typewriter. Works with PC, Mac or iPad, the typewriter also comes with modern keyboard keys such as Esc, Ctrl and F1 to F12 keys. More information at www.etsy.com.
Home iP4 Portable FM Stereo Boombox
8 Made for iPhones and iPods, this docking station emulates the classic radio design but adds SRS TruBass digital signal processing, four-inch carbon composite woofers and one-inch ferro fluid cooled tweeters to deliver great sounds. More information at www.ihomeaudio.com.
Pyle Retro-Style Turntable PTR8UR
9 This vinyl record player is also a radio and it plays MP3 tracks from your smartphones, USB flash drive and SD memory card too. Comes with 3-inch speakers and LCD display, this device also supports vinyl to MP3 recording. More information at www.pyleaudio.com.
Milktape USB Cassette Mixtape
10 Essentially a USB flash drive housed in a cassette tape form, Milktape brings back the days when songs were carefully selected to go together into one volume. With Milktape there's no need to turn from Side A to Side B. You don't need a cassette player to access the files. Works on PC or Mac, this 128MB drive holds about 15 songs. More information at www.milktape.com.
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