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The iRetroPhone

By: Bianca Bartz - Published:   Updated: Apr 6 2011 • References: gadgettastic
The iRetroPhone application gives the ultra-modern iPhone an updated tweak. The app turns the touch-screen dialing interface into an interactive image of an old-fashioned rotary phone for old-school meets ultra modern dialing. Add a classic, retro ring tone, and you'll be the envy of both your friends and your grandparents.

Implications - Even in an ultra modern society there is always a sentimental draw to past aesthetics. When a device finds a way to integrate a feature that was once dominant in older models, that nostalgic element may give the product an edge over its competition. Retro-revival is not a theme that only affects fashion; every industry can benefit from looking back. Stats for Rotary Phone iPhone App Trending: Older & Average
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