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Gadgets from your childhood days that your smartphone has now replaced

Tech | | July 31, 2014, 2:15 pm
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Handheld brick game: Most of us would spend hours with it only to crack the highest scores. If it leads to nostalgia, you can still get yourself one. The game is available online for as low as Rs 120.

Handheld brick game: Most of us would spend hours with it only to crack the highest scores. If it leads to nostalgia, you can still get yourself one. The game is available online for as low as Rs 120.

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Camcorder: What was once a staus symbol has now become a rare sight. With high-quality cameraphones available today, one does not need to own a separate camcorder. (via <a href=

Camcorder: What was once a staus symbol has now become a rare sight. With high-quality cameraphones available today, one does not need to own a separate camcorder. (via

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Compass: The is another feature that smartphone users have easy access to. (via <a href=

Compass: The is another feature that smartphone users have easy access to. (via

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Digital diary: With a spate of note taking apps, to-do list apps, and schedule keepers available for your smartphone, why would you like to buy or carry along a separate device? (Source: Wikimedia Commons)

Digital diary: With a spate of note taking apps, to-do list apps, and schedule keepers available for your smartphone, why would you like to buy or carry along a separate device? (Source: Wikimedia Commons)

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Landline: The number of landlines had started to drop off with the widespread use of mobile phones. And now has come a time, when landlines have almost vanished - courtesy of smartphones and its advanced capabilities including video calling and free calling over WiFi. (Source: Wikimedia Commons)

Landline: The number of landlines had started to drop off with the widespread use of mobile phones. And now has come a time, when landlines have almost vanished - courtesy of smartphones and its advanced capabilities including video calling and free calling over WiFi. (Source: Wikimedia Commons)

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If you have ever observed there are a plethora of gadgets from your early days that appear to have disappeared. Ever wondered what has led to a sudden drop in their markets? The smartphone. (via <a href=

If you have ever observed there are a plethora of gadgets from your early days that appear to have disappeared. Ever wondered what has led to a sudden drop in their markets? The smartphone. (via

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Personal audio player: Though we have seen a slew of audio players in the past, but revolution ignited by the the legendary Sony Walkman player is what kept us hooked to our music even when on the move. That device has also been swallowed up by the smartphones of today. (via <a href=

Personal audio player: Though we have seen a slew of audio players in the past, but revolution ignited by the the legendary Sony Walkman player is what kept us hooked to our music even when on the move. That device has also been swallowed up by the smartphones of today. (via

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Wristwatch: You can see a lot of people wearing a wristwatch, but then there is a section that doesn't need the feel to wear a wristwatch as they believe their phones serve the same purpose. (via <a href=

Wristwatch: You can see a lot of people wearing a wristwatch, but then there is a section that doesn't need the feel to wear a wristwatch as they believe their phones serve the same purpose. (via

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Scanner: There was a time when there wasn't any other alternative to a scanner, but now with the scanning apps available, people tend to get their documents scanned using a smartphone rather than a standalone scanner. (via <a href=

Scanner: There was a time when there wasn't any other alternative to a scanner, but now with the scanning apps available, people tend to get their documents scanned using a smartphone rather than a standalone scanner. (via

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Point-and-shoot cameras: With topnotch cameraphones available in the market, people are more likely to click pictures with their smartphones, not with their standalone cameras. (Source: Wikimedia Commons)

Point-and-shoot cameras: With topnotch cameraphones available in the market, people are more likely to click pictures with their smartphones, not with their standalone cameras. (Source: Wikimedia Commons)

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Calcluator: Can you recall how you would look for it to calculate your per cent scores or to solve even basic arithmetic operations when struggling with maths? But do you remember when was the last time you had used it? (via <a href=

Calcluator: Can you recall how you would look for it to calculate your per cent scores or to solve even basic arithmetic operations when struggling with maths? But do you remember when was the last time you had used it? (via

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Dictaphone: A major share of the dictaphone market has also been eaten up by today's smartphones. (via <a href=

Dictaphone: A major share of the dictaphone market has also been eaten up by today's smartphones. (via

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Torch: When a camera flash on a smartphone can double as a torch, why would one need to buy a separate light-emitting device? (via <a href=

Torch: When a camera flash on a smartphone can double as a torch, why would one need to buy a separate light-emitting device? (via

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Stopwatch: This handheld timepiece that recorded the time you took to complete a lap now comes inbuilt in almost all smartphones. Would you like to shell out your moolah for a standalone stopwatch in today's times? (via <a href='http://www.shutterstock.com/pic-101391220/stock-photo-human-hand-holding-stopwatch.html?src=csl_recent_image-14'>Shutterstock</a>)

Stopwatch: This handheld timepiece that recorded the time you took to complete a lap now comes inbuilt in almost all smartphones. Would you like to shell out your moolah for a standalone stopwatch in today's times? (via Shutterstock)

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Radio: From low-end to high-end smartphones, many smartphones come preloaded with the radio capabilities. (Source: <a href=

Radio: From low-end to high-end smartphones, many smartphones come preloaded with the radio capabilities. (Source: