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Can you name all these 'now obsolete' technologies?

Can you name all these 'now obsolete' technologies?

Technology has advanced leaps and bounds - this has led to recently developed technology becoming outdated very soon. How many obsolete technologies can you correctly guess? Take this quiz to find out.

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Question 1

This technology was first introduced in 1876 in Boston, Massachusetts, by Graham Bell and Thomas A. Watson

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Question 2

These one-way communication devices were used for emergency services, especially when one did not have landline phones.

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Question 3

Predecessors of today’s cellphones, these offered limited access to internet, and had touchscreen functionality

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Question 4

Which of these was popular for recording videos and could also be rented from the local video stores to watch latest blockbusters?

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Question 5

These devices used both mini and micro cassettes to record interviews, lectures, and conversations

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Question 6

Audio counterpart to the VHS, they used magnetic tape technology to deliver affordable audio to the masses

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Question 7

These were the earliest version of consumer-level video cassette tape format that used magnetic videotape

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Question 8

Mainly popular among videophiles, these were the first to use the optical video storage format

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Question 9

Businesses could transmit scanned documents from one phone number to another using this technology.

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Question 10

This type of printer uses a fixed number of pins or wires to print documents

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Question 11

This piece of technology contained an array of keys, which when pressed causes the ribbon with dried ink to be struck against the printer

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Question 12

Which of these gadgets first appeared in the 1950s, and showed slides of images, one frame at a time?

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Question 13

These are one of the oldest and most long-lasting formats for storing audio recordings since the late 1800s.

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Question 14

It was well-known for its original games such as Pong, Missile Command, and Asteroids.

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Question 15

This handheld gaming device popularized games like Tetris and Super Mario Land

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Question 16

Which of these used a chemical-based recording process and was popular until late 1990s?

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Question 17

Which portable music player released in 1979 revolutionized the world of consumer electronics?

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Question 18

These chunky pieces of a home-entertainment system became outdated after the introduction of flat screens and LCD panels.

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Question 19

These recreational gadgets allowed users to communicate across the globe via shortwave radio.

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Question 20

These gadgets were small enough to fit in pockets and used a miniscule CRT and 3.5mm audio jack

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Question 21

Which device was one of the first logarithmic computing instrument that performed multiplications by adding logarithms?

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Question 22

Also known by the name of Jambox, which device featured one or two cassette tape recorders and AM/FM radio?

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Question 23

This device used the PSTN (Public Switched Telephone Network) to connect to an internet service provider.

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Question 24

This wearable gadget could do arithmetic calculations of up to 8 digits and also showed time

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Question 25

This device was used for mechanical recording of sound and is also referred to as gramophone.

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Question 26

The removable floppy disk storage system was considered medium-to-high capacity at the time of its release.

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Question 27

A type of instant camera, it uses a self-developing film and develops prints shortly after clicking a photo.

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Question 28

Made of thin disks of magnetic storage film, these were sealed in a rectangular plastic enclosure

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Question 29

This gadget projects the image using a mirror and lens assembly

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Question 30

These gadgets were a type of teleprinters used to send text-based messages using a telephone network

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16th Jul, 2019
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