14 bulky electronics gadgets from 1980 fit in your pocket today

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Thanks to capitalism all of these things now fit in your pocket.

If you wanted to move those things from one room to another, it would take half a dozen trips back then.

Today all those tools fit in the back pocket of your jeans.

Oh, and that one gadget and the apps running on it that replaces 14 gadgets was brought to you by dozens of companies that were merely trying to make a buck.

Previously mentioned this dude in my post This is what progress looks like – 1 electronic gadget in 2010 does the work of 14 electronic gadgets in 1980.

Next thought – How many thousands of 1980 dollars would those 14 things cost back then? They all are available for $600 or less today, and that in 2012 dollars.

Very cool.

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