A look back at the must-haves of old school technology that are almost & # 39; extinct & # 39; to be

A new list has the ever & # 39; revolutionary & # 39; technology titles revealed that in modern times almost & # 39; extinct & # 39; and most likely unheard of by many members of the new generation.

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The list compiled by Mojo Mortgages, illustrates how often the last few decades have changed and how quickly technology has progressed.

From floppy disks to dial-up internet, these are the & # 39; life changing & # 39; past gadgets that in 2019 almost & # 39; extinct & # 39; goods.

Technology is changing faster than ever before and now experts have revealed the pieces that are now extinct

Technology is changing faster than ever before and now experts have revealed the pieces that are now extinct

Floppy disk

In 1996 you are going to give a business presentation to a potential customer who uses his computer – but how do you get it on his computer with flexibility and minimal fuss? Use a diskette.

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Despite the fact that once as & # 39; unstoppable & # 39; has been stamped, the floppy disk has indeed been flopped and can hardly be found in today's world.

More than five billion discs were sold in 1996 – two decades ahead and retailers say they only sell 170 a year.

In 1996 you are going to give a business presentation to a potential customer who uses his computer - but how do you get it on his computer with flexibility and minimal fuss? Use a diskette

In 1996 you are going to give a business presentation to a potential customer who uses his computer - but how do you get it on his computer with flexibility and minimal fuss? Use a diskette

In 1996 you are going to give a business presentation to a potential customer who uses his computer – but how do you get it on his computer with flexibility and minimal fuss? Use a diskette

Call up

The screeching, the complicated planning of outgoing telephone calls, the laboriously slow loading speed of the pages, yes that's right, it can only be one thing – dial-up internet.

It was one of the few ways to access the internet in the 90s and early 2000s, which meant that you couldn't use the internet and make calls at the same time.

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Although the speed, efficiency and convenience of internet services has improved, surprisingly, people still use dial-up.

Admittedly, the number has fallen rapidly from 544 million users in 2002 to 2.1 million people in 2017 – but there are still people who use dial-up somewhere in the distance.

The screeching, the complicated planning of outgoing telephone calls, the difficult slow loading speed of pages, yes that's right, it can only be one thing - dial-up internet

The screeching, the complicated planning of outgoing telephone calls, the difficult slow loading speed of pages, yes that's right, it can only be one thing - dial-up internet

The screeching, the complicated planning of outgoing telephone calls, the difficult slow loading speed of pages, yes that's right, it can only be one thing – dial-up internet

DVD players

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This has been a staple of the family and favorite with families for decades, but time may soon be over.

With an unprecedented increase in streaming websites, the number of households with a DVD player has fallen from 83 percent in 2012 to 56 percent in 2018.

DVDs are still being bought and viewed – but for how much longer?

DVDs have been an important household for decades and have been family favorites for years, but time may soon be over

DVDs have been an important household for decades and have been family favorites for years, but time may soon be over

DVDs have been an important household for decades and have been family favorites for years, but time may soon be over

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VHS

Like the DVD player, VHS & # 39; s were synonymous with every household in the 1990s.

It was estimated that in the mid-90s 200 million VHS players were sold worldwide for a year, but with DVD & # 39; s, Netflix and Amazon Prime all of which hit our TV screens, because VHS is very few.

How great is the decline? In 2017, around 17 percent of the US population still used VHS and VCR, but that will still fall.

It is estimated that in the mid-1990s & # 39; 90, 200 million VHS players were sold worldwide

It is estimated that in the mid-1990s & # 39; 90, 200 million VHS players were sold worldwide

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It is estimated that in the mid-1990s & # 39; 90, 200 million VHS players were sold worldwide

cassettes

Take yourself back to 1982, put on your lycra, rollerblades and go to the park. Make sure you don't forget the ultimate accessory: the cassette player.

This was the perfect way to listen to music on the go or to impress your important partner with a romantic mixtape.

442 million cassettes were sold in 1990, but by the middle of 2000 a species that had once ruled the music technology landscape almost evaporated.

The cassette player was the perfect way to listen to music on the go or to impress your partner with a romantic mixtape

The cassette player was the perfect way to listen to music on the go or to impress your partner with a romantic mixtape

The cassette player was the perfect way to listen to music on the go or to impress your partner with a romantic mixtape

Sega Mega Drive

Remember the good old days of no-nonsense gaming? Two controllers, a few games, a console and a TV were all that was needed.

As time goes on, the intelligence of video games and retro consoles such as the Sega Mega Drive also appears less and less.

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Since 1988, 30.75 million copies of the Sega Mega Drive (Genesis) have been sold, but how many remain in the wild today is unknown.

As time goes on, the intelligence of video games and retro consoles such as the Sega Mega Drive also appears less and less.

As time goes on, the intelligence of video games and retro consoles such as the Sega Mega Drive also appears less and less.

As time goes on, the intelligence of video games and retro consoles such as the Sega Mega Drive also appears less and less.

PDA Palm

Before the smartphone came, people organized their lives, called and access the internet with a PDA (Personal Digital Assistant).

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Palm devices are often remembered as & # 39; the first wildly popular handheld computers & # 39 ;, responsible for ushering in the smartphone era.

In 2000 they walked on the ground with 24.6 million used worldwide. That number grew by more than 200 million in 2007, and then the iPhone was released.

The current population is unknown, but is expected to decrease rapidly.

Before the smartphone came, people organized their lives, called and access the internet with a PDA (Personal Digital Assistant)

Before the smartphone came, people organized their lives, called and access the internet with a PDA (Personal Digital Assistant)

Before the smartphone came, people organized their lives, called and access the internet with a PDA (Personal Digital Assistant)

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pagers

How did people get hold of each other immediately before the smartphone was distributed? In 1994, 61 million people used pagers to send instant messages.

In particular for those working in the health and business sectors, pagers would send concise messages to fellow pager users.

All you have to do is use a stylus to stylishly organize your life and surf the Internet.

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In 2017 we saw a 98 percent decrease in ownership, with only 1.3 million pagers worldwide.

How did people get hold of each other immediately before the smartphone was distributed? In 1994, 61 million people used pagers to send instant messages

How did people get hold of each other immediately before the smartphone was distributed? In 1994, 61 million people used pagers to send instant messages

How did people get hold of each other immediately before the smartphone was distributed? In 1994, 61 million people used pagers to send instant messages

MiniDisc players

The MiniDisc player promised the flexibility of a CD player, but with the convenience and the & # 39; convenience & # 39; of a cassette player.

More than 22 million players were sold between 1992 and 2011, but with the increase in popularity of the MP3 and iPod, each cassette-based device dissolved in the rich carpet of technological history.

In 2013, Sony stopped making MiniDisc players.

The MiniDisc player promised the flexibility of a CD player, but with the convenience and the & # 39; convenience & # 39; of a cassette player

The MiniDisc player promised the flexibility of a CD player, but with the convenience and the & # 39; convenience & # 39; of a cassette player

The MiniDisc player promised the flexibility of a CD player, but with the convenience and the & # 39; convenience & # 39; of a cassette player

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