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18 Outdated Tech People Still Love in 2023

Just because a product is outdated doesn’t mean they are no longer helpful. People are still using such products to have fun. 

A user asked the forum, “What outdated or obsolete tech are you still using and are perfectly happy with?” Here are the top responses. 

PRINTERS 

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“Printers that could print without a subscription.”

ADOBE CS4 

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“Adobe CS4. I’m not paying the monthly subscriptions.”

SEGA GENESIS AND PLAYSTATION 2 

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“My Sega Genesis and PlayStation 2 Slim are still plugging along fine and fun.”

PHYSICAL BUTTONS 

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“Physical buttons. Not everything needs to be touchscreen, for goodness sake.”

OLD HONDA ACCORD 

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“A 25-year-old Honda Accord with a manual transmission.”

CD PLAYER AND MP3 PLAYER 

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“I own my music. I have 100s of Compact Discs (CDs), so I still use my CD player and MP3 player. I still have about 150 vinyl albums I play occasionally.”

NINTENDO GAMECUBE 

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“Still love playing the Nintendo GameCube.”

SMALL PERSONAL COMPUTER 

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“I have an off-grid cabin in the woods, I have a small Personal Computer (PC) responsible for recording/saving images from security cameras, and also serves as a data logger for my weather sensors. It all runs on Windows XP, and it’s rock solid.”

CALCULATOR 

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“A calculator. You know, with buttons and a screen.”

IPOD CLASSIC 

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“iPod classic – 160GB. iPods just have aged so well. Being offline devices (not counting touch), they’re just so perfect to this day. Been fixing up a few lately.”

ATARI ASTEROIDS MACHINE 

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“The Atari Asteroids machine in my basement. I play it as often as possible.

DIAL PHONE 

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“My dial phone. I love it and will never get rid of it. It’s in my kitchen, it’s yellow, and my grandpa built a little wooden picket fence around it, with fake flowers in tiny clay flower pots.”

WIRED EARPHONES 

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“Wired earphones. They are cheap, don’t have to charge, and don’t need to worry about losing them. Bring 3.5 back for phones.”

CAST IRON PAN 

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“A good cast-iron pan is still superior to anything invented since.”

DOUBLE-EDGED RAZOR AND WAX SHOE POLISH 

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“I use a double edge razor to shave, and I’ve just finished polishing my shoes with wax and a stiff brush. In both cases, it takes a little longer than using an electric razor or shoe polishing pens, but I enjoy the ritual and don’t mind it taking some extra time.”

WIRED INTERNET CONNECTION 

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“Wired internet connection. I love wires; they are so much more reliable.”

POLAROID CAMERAS 

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“Polaroid cameras. I love taking pictures with it, and my kids love it too. They’re so fascinated by the pictures coming out of it; it’s so cute.”

MECHANICAL WRISTWATCH 

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“My mechanical wristwatch. You can keep your new smart rubbish watches.”

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