In an attempt to win your heart and money, tech products are appealing to your sense of nostalgia. Don't expect that to stop anytime soon.
The Nokia 3310 is back for 2017, well kind of. Aside from a color display and a camera, this new version is essentially the same as the original Nokia 3310 from 2000.
The BlackBerry KeyOne is a brand-new Android smartphone with an actual physical keyboard. In its heyday, BlackBerry design was a perfect blend of hardware and user-friendliness defined by its small keyboard that let you confidently double-thumb fast replies to texts and emails.
The Nintendo Entertainment System (NES) Classic was a huge hit last winter. It looked like the original NES and came packed with some of its most popular games. However, the console was difficult to buy because it was constantly sold out.
Despite the popularity of the NES Classic, Nintendo announced it would no longer be making it. But at the end of June, Nintendo announced another retro console: the SNES Classic. It goes on sale at the end of September.
Fujifilm released the X100F in January. It is the fourth generation in the X100 series. It packs a new sensor, Wi-Fi and a faster processor into the same retro-looking body of the original X100.
The Leica M10 feeds photographers' hunger for a pure shooting experience, a classic design and the essentials or "das wesentliche" in German.
The Olympus PEN-F is a digital Mirco Four Thirds camera with a design based off the Olympus PEN-F analog camera from 1963. Our reviewer described it as "a great camera for street photography."
On July 17, Atari released photos for its upcoming Ataribox. The console will play both old as well as new games and will be available with either a wood or red facade. No word yet on price or a release date.
AtGames will be releasing the Atari Flashback 8 Gold this September. It has dozens of Atari 2600 games from the late 1970s and early 1980s.
This fall, AtGames will also be releasing the Sega Genesis Flashback which bundles 85 old Sega games with two wireless controllers.
In August, the company Retro-Bit will be releasing the Super Retro Boy, a portable console able to play games for the original Game Boy as well as the Game Boy Color and Game Boy Advance -- you just need the cartridges. Rather than building a Game Boy clone, Retro-Bit made improvements over the original like a 10-hour internal battery and a backlit color display.