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10 Beloved Tech Products From Your Childhood That No Longer Exist

Our grandparents talked of computers the size of gymnasiums and t.v. screens the size of postage stamps. Here's what we'll be talking about.

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4. Beepers

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Precursor to the text-message, it was a revolution despite only being able to send a phone number. Knowing that you could reach a parent or friend who was on-the-go when you really needed to--priceless.

8. Floppy Disks

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Smaller form factor, greater data retention capabilities...but we're still talking about 1.44MB, or just under .009% capacity of $10 16GB USB drives you find on the market today.

10. U.S. Robotics 56K Faxmodems

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Oh the agony of trying to dodge busy signals by using other area codes on AOL (or pissing off your parents with long-distance numbers). And then, at the very end, when you're almost there, the modem hangs on a high note and never completes its aria...no internet for you.

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