iPod 1st generation with G5 iMac computer

First love: me, myself and iPod

Last week, we discovered that Apple has quietly killed the iPod classic. While I shrug off the news of most tech deaths with a ‘que sera, sera’, circle-of-life-ish pragmatism, this one has unleashed a wave of nostalgia that I wasn’t quite ready for. I’ve fallen into a Spotify hole and not climbed out for three…

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Lauren BravoFirst love: me, myself and iPod
Comic book selfies

Pouting, Paint & Contrast: an ode to Myspace selfies #PhotoWeek

Warning: this article features examples of extreme pretension and self-promotion. Readers of a weak disposition may wish to consult their GP before continuing. We know by now that selfies have been around for longer than we have. There’s Robert Cornelius’ first effort back in 1839, the Edwardian lady with her Kodak Brownie and at least…

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Lauren BravoPouting, Paint & Contrast: an ode to Myspace selfies #PhotoWeek
Phones used in Seinfeld, Saved by the Bell, Friends and The Office

8 Retro sitcom storylines that couldn’t happen today: Seinfeld, Saved by the Bell, Friends

Another week, another reason to feel ancient. Just as we’d got over the fact Monica and Chandler are now old enough to go on Saga cruises and that it’s been a whole decade since Lindsay Lohan fell head-first into that bin, a new pop culture milestone arrives to plunge us all into a feedback loop…

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Lauren Bravo8 Retro sitcom storylines that couldn’t happen today: Seinfeld, Saved by the Bell, Friends

Thanks for the memories: Why a quarter of us hang on to our old mobiles

It's a fast-paced world, technology, and you'd think the rush to have the latest kit would make old mobiles redundant the moment you have a shiny new item in your hands. But not so much so, according to a study from Orange. 23% of people between 18 and 24 will hold on to their old…

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ShinyJessThanks for the memories: Why a quarter of us hang on to our old mobiles

Playboy back catalogue hits iPad in spirit of "nostalgia and affinity"

The entire Playboy back catalogue is now available on the iPad. That's right, every playmate, every article and every vintage ad from the magazine's 57 year long history can be viewed on your very own iPad, for $8 a month. Apple doesn't allow porn in the App Store, but Playboy is getting around this by…

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ShinyJessPlayboy back catalogue hits iPad in spirit of "nostalgia and affinity"

Do you remember what you used to believe?

Being a kid was great; there were no responsibilities, no deadlines, and the most pressure you had to deal with was deciding if your mum would know if you stole the plastic toy from the Frosties box before you ate your way down to it. Sadly for most of us that era has passed, but…

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Zara RabinowiczDo you remember what you used to believe?