Category: Retro Tech

October 15, 2020

Pluto TV and the Nostalgic Joy of Drop-In Television

Thanks to this free smart TV app, I never have to pick what to watch.


by Adrienne So in Gear
October 15, 2020

How to Build a Vintage Audio System That Will Last Forever

Want stellar sound that will last a lifetime? Here’s what to consider when building a “new-to-me” system.


by Parker Hall in Gear
October 15, 2020

Ring Ring! Our Favorite Landline Phones Are Calling

Smartphones have made our lives easier, but let’s face it: telephones used to be so much cooler.


by Medea Giordano in Gear
October 15, 2020

Our Favorite Retro Toys and Games: Tamagotchi, Spirograph, Easy-Bake Oven, Furby

Before YouTube and TikTok, there were keychain pets and chalky brownies. These classic toys from yesteryear are all still available today.


by Louryn Strampe in Gear
October 15, 2020

MiniDiscs Helped Me Keep in Touch With My Brother, a World Away

Mailing each other packages of tiny discs filled with music kept us connected.


by Michael Calore in Gear