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Retro Media

Retro, anti-Apple electronic devices for diversity

Implications - In an era where everyone has matching iPods or similar mobile media devices, the ability to stand out becomes difficult. While some companies have pushed to reinvent with edgy, novel designs, others have gone back to the retro media devices of the past, appealing to people’s sentimental sides.
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Boombox Redux
Boombox Redux
The iPod Boombox from Urban Outfitters
Now, this is really a boombox! Actually, retro boombox would be more apt due to the fact that this gadget has been actualized with up to the second tech. This is in fact an iPod Boombox from Urban Outfitters!… MORE
$56,000 Turntables
$56,000 Turntables
The Jubilee by Thorens
Thorens, a Swiss manufacturer of high-end audio equipment, are well known for their awesome turntables. Their newest turntable, the Jubilee, commemorates 125 years of the Thorens name. Weighing in at 58kg… MORE
Retro Plasma Televisions
Retro Plasma Televisions
Wilkerson Furniture
"Beaver... wash your hands. It's time for dinner." If you have to ask then your too young. Despite it's appearance, this is a very modern, 42" plasma television. Joe Wilkerson, the designer, wanted it… MORE
Retro Reinvented
Retro Reinvented
Cassette Tape MP3 Player (Actually Works in a Cassette Deck)
Remember that old contraption known as a cassette tape? I'm sure there are youngsters out there who haven't seen one. Well, here we a have a novel gadget being unveiled that combines a cassette tape with… MORE
Retro Turntable With USB
Retro Turntable With USB
The Roxy
I love it when something retro pops up that is clever, useful and affordable. Even the name is retro: The Roxy. OK, it's a music player, which is becoming retro, but if you are into this design theme,… MORE
Vinyl Records Making a Comeback
Vinyl Records Making a Comeback
36% Rise in Sales
It’s hard to believe, but vinyl records are making a comeback, at the same time that CD sales are on the decline. In fact, one major grocery store chain, Fred Meyer, still has LP (Long Playing - usually… MORE
Retro Radio Strikes Again
Retro Radio Strikes Again
MAGNA Wooden Radio with iPod Jack
If you are lover of things natural and organic, Designer Singgih Kartono has a radio for you. The MAGNA wooden radio has all the modern gimmicks: including an input for your iPod or other portables. The… MORE
play_circle_filled Retro Instruments for Modern Music
Retro Instruments for Modern Music
MP3 Stylophone
Awesome news - the 1970's "organ in your pocket," AKA the Stylophone, is back with a bang and it is awesome. Are you too young to know what this is? It's a battery-operated instrument with metal keys… MORE

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