(Photo : Screenshot from Deborah Krueger Diabetic Chef Eating Keto~LCHF Twitter ) Sharp Microwave Carousel Convection Oven
(Photo : screenshot from Ricky Boleto Twitter Account ) Here are the top 10 oldest function gadgets that some people still use today.
Old gadgets could still function even after more than a decade since their release.
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LONDON, ENGLAND – NOVEMBER 02: A 1980 Sony Walkman ‘Stowaway TPS-L2’ is pictured during a press preview for the Victoria and Albert Museum’s new Toshiba Gallery of Japanese Art on November 2, 2015 in London, England. The gallery will officially open on November 4 and features items including a Hello Kitty! rice cooker, toaster and kettle and the first ever portable Sony Walkman.
As such, some people are still using these obsolete devices despite the existence of shinier and newer gadgets on the market, according to Bored Panda.
And these folks are even proud to be using some of their old tech, which some have neglected in favor of modern and flashy devices.
It is worth noting that technology in the present day is more susceptible to a shorter lifespan due to reliance on software updates. On the other hand, older gadgets could last a lifetime as long as they are not yet broken.
As such, smart refrigerators and even TVs last shorter than their older sibling as the former are required to have updated software, as per BBC.
Top 5 Oldest Functional Gadgets
That said, there are tons of people that still use aging gadgets–some dating back to the 60s. And here are some of them:
Sharp Microwave with Turntable (1978)
A Twitter user that goes by the name Deborah Krueger Diabetic Chef Eating Keto shared that they is still using a microwave oven, which was released in the 70s.
I still have my 1978 Sharp Microwave Carousel Convection Oven with its original bulb that I use multiple times daily. Will this one survive restaurant use daily and for 43 years? If it does, talk to me then. https://t.co/cCTXsjtZFf pic.twitter.com/F7ysYkdary
— Deborah Krueger Diabetic Chef Eating Keto~LCHF (@LCHFDetective) May 24, 2021
The user further noted that the Sharp Carousel even sports its original lightbulb.
Modified Hitachi TV (1975)
Meanwhile, this old gadget has been modified to catch up with the modern television features of today, …….