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New tech borrows vintage style at CES 2014 (pictures)

There's always a handful of stylishly vintage themed gadgets if you look for them here at CES. Crosley is of course a favorite here, but this year we spotted a number of hip looking retro tech items of interest.

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Crosley CR8015 Distiller

At CES each year we see all manner of new tech products that are built with retro style. Here's a collection of new gadgets that lean on vintage aesthetics.
Meet the CR8015 Distiller speaker from Crosley.
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Polaroid Socialmatic

Polaroid said at CES that it will turn the Socialmatic concept camera into a real product in 2014, so your social-media images can also be instant prints in the real world.
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Retro router

The new Linksys WRT1900AC resembles the design of the good old WRT54G that came out more than a decade ago.
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Jensen JTA-420 turntable

This is the Jensen JTA-420 turntable with built-in speakers. You can use this to transfer your old LPs to digital formats.
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Ion Bluetooth adapter

Have an old car with a tape deck but want to listen to your music off an iPod or phone while driving? This little baby from Ion is a Bluetooth adapter in the form of an audio tape you stick right in your deck.
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Crosley Songbird

Crosley's Songbird.
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Goldyip RA 200

Goldyip RA 200.
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Ion Duo Deck

The Ion Duo Deck is a portable conversion turntable with a cassette deck too. Yes, it's true, the coolest kids these days are listening to tapes again.
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Juke Box anyone?
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Crosley's 3027 Tuner

Crosley's 3027 Tuner in mint green.
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Ion Archive

The Archive from Ion not only converts records to digital files and feeds directly into your computer, but it also has pretty wood and built in speakers.
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Boombox speaker

Though at first glance this looks like a boombox from the '80s, it is actually just a handled Bluetooth speaker with a printed facade.
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Ion's Pure LP

Ion's Pure LP model connects directly to your Mac or PC and converts your record collection to digital files.
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Crosley's 8016 Messenger

Crosley's 8016 Messenger
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Does anyone still listen to the radio? We are still seeing cute little radios like these at CES every year, so someone must be!
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Tesslor R301

The Tesslor R301 looks as pretty as Grandmom's old radio.
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Kaito's booth featured a number of little retro-style gadgets.
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The Crosley 8008 Soundbomb.

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