Technology has advanced leaps and bounds - this has led to recently developed technology becoming outdated very soon.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.
This technology was first introduced in 1876 in Boston, Massachusetts, by Graham Bell and Thomas A. Watson
These one-way communication devices were used for emergency services, especially when one did not have landline phones.
Predecessors of today’s cellphones, these offered limited access to internet, and had touchscreen functionality
Which of these was popular for recording videos and could also be rented from the local video stores to watch latest blockbusters?
These devices used both mini and micro cassettes to record interviews, lectures, and conversations
Audio counterpart to the VHS, they used magnetic tape technology to deliver affordable audio to the masses
These were the earliest version of consumer-level video cassette tape format that used magnetic videotape
Mainly popular among videophiles, these were the first to use the optical video storage format
Businesses could transmit scanned documents from one phone number to another using this technology.
This type of printer uses a fixed number of pins or wires to print documents
This piece of technology contained an array of keys, which when pressed causes the ribbon with dried ink to be struck against the printer
Which of these gadgets first appeared in the 1950s, and showed slides of images, one frame at a time?
These are one of the oldest and most long-lasting formats for storing audio recordings since the late 1800s.
It was well-known for its original games such as Pong, Missile Command, and Asteroids.
This handheld gaming device popularized games like Tetris and Super Mario Land
Which of these used a chemical-based recording process and was popular until late 1990s?
Which portable music player released in 1979 revolutionized the world of consumer electronics?
These chunky pieces of a home-entertainment system became outdated after the introduction of flat screens and LCD panels.
These recreational gadgets allowed users to communicate across the globe via shortwave radio.
These gadgets were small enough to fit in pockets and used a miniscule CRT and 3.5mm audio jack
Which device was one of the first logarithmic computing instrument that performed multiplications by adding logarithms?
Also known by the name of Jambox, which device featured one or two cassette tape recorders and AM/FM radio?
This device used the PSTN (Public Switched Telephone Network) to connect to an internet service provider.
This wearable gadget could do arithmetic calculations of up to 8 digits and also showed time
This device was used for mechanical recording of sound and is also referred to as gramophone.
The removable floppy disk storage system was considered medium-to-high capacity at the time of its release.
A type of instant camera, it uses a self-developing film and develops prints shortly after clicking a photo.
Made of thin disks of magnetic storage film, these were sealed in a rectangular plastic enclosure
This gadget projects the image using a mirror and lens assembly
These gadgets were a type of teleprinters used to send text-based messages using a telephone network