20 things that blew your mind in the last 15 years, but now completely useless
What things surprised 15 years ago, and today they have almost no one remembers?
Well, it seems the beginning of the 21st century, it was only recently, when the future seemed real. But the modern reality is that the world and all things around us are changing rapidly, becoming useless. And blame the progress of technology, which are improving exponentially. Let’s remember what things have surprised us over the past 15 years, and today about them almost no one remembers.
1. Awesome TV with a VHS player built into it
Remember how surprised like a candy bar, which is a hybrid of a TV with a VCR? In those years, it seemed the height of perfection in the 80s, when the Soviet Union appeared first VCR. It is really in the early 2000’s was like the future. Then I could not believe that humanity can move beyond that. But, as it turned out, people can still not like that.
2. Soon there were TV with integrated DVD player in it
After there were TVs with integrated CD-ROMs, many in the world thought that the future is here, and that technology has reached its peak. But the world of electronics was much more cunning and smarter.
3. The electronics in transparent housings
If you would like the equipment brought to the past, in the year 80 that way, there would have thought that you came from the year 3019. Even in the early 2000s, similar to the electronics in transparent housings surprised. But the technology changed rapidly, and by the end of the 2000s, this technique began to look like a wooden abacus.
4. Conventional mobile phones with Internet access
When first mobile phones appeared online, this seemed fantastic. And even a slow download speed and constant disconnections could not spoil our impression from the fact that a cell phone opens the door for us in the mobile network. Those who have forgotten, recall that the first sites on mobile phones has special versions adapted to mobile format.
5. Portable DVD players
Surprised you compact DVD player that you can carry everywhere in the apartment and even to take with you on any trips? Especially useful this gadget seemed to be on the plane and passengers in the car. But there were drivers who watch movies from the player on the go.
6. Car phones
Remember how in the 2000s, people wanted to be available anywhere? Yes, you could buy a mobile phone, but not all could afford the large rates that were in those years. So many bought their “extension” of the phone telephone numbers, which represent the amplifier and radiotrance, which had to carry in the car.
Some models are without problems transmitted by 30-40 km. Especially if you lived on the top floor and took out the antenna on the roof. But the relationship was virtually free, as handset connected to your landline phone. Today this gadget looks funny.
7. Robotic dogs, which eventually broke or became unnecessary things that your parents thrown out of the house
In the 2000s, these toys seemed incredible future which it is now. But today, these toys look like in 90 years looked old Soviet toys of the 60s.
8. Incredibly huge big screen TVs
These TVs are impressive with their giant size. They also impressed the bills. Also the screen TV is very shoot in daylight bright light. Also thought that these televisions give amazing stereo sound. Today the sound quality of smartphone is much better than the TV.
9. iPod with buttons
When this gadget was first introduced in 2007, it produced a bombshell in the world of electronics. This gadget became the start of the revival of Apple, which is back Steve jobs. Today, the point of this player is already lost. However, it still enjoys in some countries popular. But overall in the world about this gadget as I have already forgotten. After all, the player is now in every smartphone.
10. The iPhone app that checks whether the fake beer you drink
Yes, after the first generations of the iPhone, the world was surprised by the application that helped to determine what quality of beer you drink. This would have to tilt the iPhone and to compare the virtual beer on screen (foam) with your beer.
11. The application of “Virtual lighter”
Today, this app seems funny and meaningless. But during the first in the world of smartphones this app was blown away.
12. We were surprised by some non-standard MP3 player that looked like this
Unfortunately, as now, at the end of the 2000s, not everyone could afford to buy an iPhone or iPod. Therefore, many people remained nothing how to buy cheap MP3 players. The main thing in those years, for many music fans and young people could buy a player who looked would be most unusual.
13. The batteries that allow you to check how much power is left in them
When these batteries went on sale, it surprised, some even frightened. Today, these batteries not only not be surprised. Today you can buy a battery and not even notice that she’s got such a validation indicator of the battery charge.
14. Internet browsers for computer sold in computer stores
It is today, all Internet browsers free. But it was not always so.
15. This tape allowed you to connect an iPod to a car stereo system
This seemed fantastic. In thought, how is it possible to connect a MP3 player to the cassette player. But in those years, engineers have thought of this before.
16. In those years we have built up a travel route on the computer and printed them on the printer
Today, this activity seems ridiculous and pointless. But then it was impossible to imagine that soon each of us will be in your pocket free satnav built into a cell phone.
17. CD player with memory
This gadget was similar to the way that our government has found a player from the alien spacecraft that landed somewhere in the forests of Siberia. Today, even such a feature-rich CD gadget is useless.
18. ALPHA and OMEGA in the world of video… monoblock VHS And DVD player
Truly the pinnacle of human civilization. But it was yesterday. Today and it is a miracle of electronics it seems outdated and long-forgotten people.
19. Take photos of your friends with a digital camera and manually upload them from the memory card
When the world made digital cameras with recording on a flash card, it seemed impossible. Today in the regular phones become even cheaper smartphones, the quality of the recording which is many times superior to the picture quality of the most expensive digital cameras the first generation.
20. The Motorola Razr was created to sell my Nokia
This phone made a splash around the world, surpassing the popularity of many models of Nokia. But today, a similar tube had been forgotten and no one is surprised.