Archaic Revival

Analog technologies are revived as a backlash to gadget over-saturation

Implications - As technology continues to take large leaps, consumers become wary of gadget over-saturation, resulting in archaic revival. Basic forms of tech, such as projection or sound amplification, are reintroduced into the world of gadgetry. This is a result of the mass desire to revert back to basic, simplistic methods of living.
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