Retro Style Gadgets

LG 14-inch retro-styled CRT TV

LG-14-inch-retro-styled-CRT-TVI know you’re wondering why LG has designed this kind of TV, but for me this unusual move by LG is really cool. Creating an old designed TV with the latest technology inside is really cool I must say.

This new CRT model has a remote control, two dials for channel and volume adjustment, a built-in digital tuner, 4:3 aspect ratio, rabbit-ears antenna, detachable chrome legs, and has the option for you to choose what mode to watch whether colored or in black and white.

Sony CFD-A110 Retro Style AM FM Radio Casette Player

Sony-CFD-A110-Retro-Style-AM-FM-Casette-PlayerThe Sony Sony CFD-A110 is a retro style AM FM radio cassette tape player and CD-player. What’s awesome with this one is that is has its own personal DJ settings where you can also use its built-in microphone for audio recording.

It also comes with a 2 channel speakers, a karaoke function, a wireless remote control plus they added a new feature to its retro design, which is a large LCD display with backlit.

The company updated the hardware because rumors say that Japan is planning to stop analogue radio transmission next year the updated model in which it can’t receive these signals. Sony CFD-A110 is has an original price of $210.

Retro-Style USB Typewriter Keyboard

retro-style-usb-keyboardI’ve personally seen lots of portable keyboards for iPad and other tablets and most of these are compact in design and I can say the manufacturers did a great job on limiting its size, saving more space in your bag and making it appropriate to the size of tablet pc.  But if you want to be a little bit different from others, and you are willing to surrender the portable concept by using the common sleek keyboards, then you might be interested in taking a look at this retro-style USB Typerwriter Computer Keyboard which works with PC and Mac, as well as with the iPad.

It works as a standard typewriter, but it also has ESC, CRTL, shift, and function keys that are accessible via special toggle key. This keyboard connects to your computer via standard USB port, but you’ll need a special adapter if you want to connect it to your iPad.

If you’ve missed the old days hearing the sound of your classic typewriter keys clacking away noisily and you’d like to get your hands on it, ready your wallet because the USB Typerwriter Computer Keyboard costs a whopping $699.  If you think $699 is too pricey for this keyboard, still you have the option to buy a conversion kit for $74 saving you a hundred of bucks, assuming you have an old typewriter lying about that you can convert.

Crosley Ranchero Retro iPhone Radio Dock

crosley-ranchero-retro-iphone-radio-dockWhen looking for a gadget or a device, most people tend to buy gadgets with modern design right? But still some are looking for that old fashion or style, thanks to Crosley’s Ranchero Retro iPhone dock because your grandpa/grandma can have this 60’s style radio dock with an AUX jack for any mp3 player.

They can now easily listen to their favorite songs downloaded on your device or listen to AM/FM channels directly.

The docking station measures 13-inch x 5.25-inch x 6-inch and it’s available in Green, Ivory, Red and Black for only $199.99 each.

Nikon 1 J5 Compact Camera with Retro Look, 4K Video

Nikon-1J5-Compact-CameraNikon has mirrorless camera called Nikon 1 J5 is a compact camera has a retro design with several features that serious photographers could find useful such as high-speed continuous shooting with AF at approximately 20fps, 4K video mode, and touch-enabled 3.0-inch 1,037k-dot tilting touchscreen TFT-LCD monitor.

Other features of the Nikon 1 J5 compact camera include Nikon’s EXPEED 5A image processor, interchangeable lens with 20.8MP BSI CX-format CMOS image sensor, a microSD/SDHC/SDXC card slot, a mini-HDMI output port and built-in Wi-Fi and NFC connectivity.

The 1 J5 has also improved burst shooting, can be remotely operate using your smartphone, and the camera can capture 4K UHD video at 15fps, 1080p Full HD video at 60fps and 720p HD video at 120fps (slow-motion).

This new camera from Nikon has an original price of $499.95 with starter kit lens.

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