Cassettes, pagers and Betamax: The obsolete technology which was once touted as the future

The UK’s reports that tapes came ahead of defunct video format Betamax and Polaroid cameras on the list of gadgets that were once viewed as the height of technology.

Floppy discs, Tamagotchi toys and Mini disc players are also among the relics of the Nineties that feature.

However, modern pieces of technology like sat-navs, MP3 players and DVDs are surprising additions in the top 50 out-of-date gadgets.


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