Gifts for the retro technology fan

Gifts for the retro technology fan

Summary: Is Space Invaders or Duck Hunting a guilty pleasure? Consider these gifts.

TOPICS: Amazon

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  • This sofa design, produced by Igor Chak, may burn a hole in your pocket but it is certainly a conversation starter.

    Taking cues from the popular, iconic game Space Invaders, this couch is available for those in the United States, and costs $5000. Custom colours and builds are available on request.

    It is made from memory foam, leather, and two glass surfaces:

    • Width: 77.2 in (196 cm)
    • Depth: 33.1 in (84 cm)
    • Height: 29.8 in (75.8 cm) 

    Source: Igor Chak

  • Priced at £32.99 ($52), the 302 Desk Phone is a salute to 1930's phone models.

    The original model was one of the first phones that used a bell in the base of a unit, usually cast in metal - later to be produced using heavy-duty plastics.

    The 302 Desk Phone has push button dialing, and can plug into a standard phone socket.

    Features include:

    • Push button dialing 
    • Redial button
    • Ringer volume on/off switch
    • Tone/pulse switch
    • Earpiece volume control

    Source: Shiny shack

  • This £12.99 ($20) gift is probably most suited for today's tech-savvy tween (I couldn't imagine many suits using this cover on the way to work) but it's a nice idea nonetheless. The retro controller clip-on case is compatible with iPhone models, including the iPhone 4. 

    Dimensions: 1.5 x 14.2 x 15 x 7cm

    Weight: 226g


    Source: I want one of those

Topic: Amazon

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  • Duck Hunt

    Way to miss your audience :p It's Duck Hunt, not Hunting.

    Though maybe I'm just an ubernerd for knowing the difference.

    Also, I really really want that couch. Y u cost so much!?!?!