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Obsolete Technologies and their Replacements

Here is a list of technologies that are fast becoming obsolete along with their replacements.

Technologies becoming Obsolete

Replacement Technologies

Maps and becoming lost GPS
Walkmans, iPods, portable CD players, and boomboxes cellphones
beepers and pagers cellphones
wristwatches cellphones
landlines cellphones
televisions computers and cellphones
CRT monitors and televisions LCDs
floppy disks, hard drives, and data disks (CDs & DVDs) solid state or USB jump drives
desktops laptops
phone books Internet
newspapers and magazines Internet
encyclopedias and dictionaries Internet
music stores Internet
faxes and physical snail mail Internet (email, texting, and instant messaging)
typewriters and word processors computer software
accountants computer software
music tapes, records, and CDs computer software
VCRs and TIVOs computer software
hotel room keys electronic wipe cards
film digital cameras
photo processing at home photo printing

If you think I am missing anything (I am sure that I am), please contact me and I will be sure to add it to this list. Thank you!

by Phil for Humanity
on 02/08/2009

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