Amanda

By Amanda

LifeBuzz Staff

18 Tech Items From 80’s And 90’s That Seem Funny Today, Can We Bring Back #12?

The last few decades have been tremendous in terms of technology, and what we're left with now is some of the most advanced the world has ever seen. However, we didn't get here overnight: Lots of technology was introduced, cherished, and thrown to the side along the way.

That said, this post is dedicated to all of the abandoned technology that we never knew we loved so much: All the VCR's, Walkmen, floppy disks, and buddy lists that shaped us into the tech-savvy humans we are today. They are gone but never forgotten -- #12 will make you yearn for simpler times.

#1. We all had to wait for our computers to connect with the world while making funny noises.

We all had to wait for our computers to connect with the world while making funny noises.

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#2. And all of us knew what it was like to be told to wait 39 years for a file download.

And all of us knew what it was like to be told to wait 39 years for a file download.

#3. The buddy list was the most important social network.

The buddy list was the most important social network.

#4. And Netscape ruled over everything.

And Netscape ruled over everything.

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#5. This is how we got our music illegally -- and even if you didn't admit it, everyone did it.

This is how we got our music illegally -- and even if you didn't admit it, everyone did it.

#6. And Jeeves was still a very important person in our lives.

And Jeeves was still a very important person in our lives.

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