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10 Images That Show Just How Far Technology Has Come In the Last Decade

Motorola

Technology has been advancing at a faster rate than ever in the 2010s, and for the most part it's made our lives pretty awesome. I mean, how many of you are reading this on a smartphone right now? The funny thing is, it wasn't that long ago that a lot of the things we take for granted weren't around in the same way. We had to deal with things like...

1) Hoping the video store had what you wanted to rent

Engadget

2) Paying for ringtones so your flip phone would sound cooler

Samsung

3) Printing out Google directions

Giphy

4) Having to clean a mouse ball

Computer Dust Solutions

5) Needing the mirror to take selfies with

Click to the next page for even more technological inconveniences we don't have anymore.

6) Download speeds

7) Storage size

Wikimedia

8) Listening to a skipping CD

Hardware Secrets

9) Needing an Encarta CD to look things up

Microsoft

10) Needing one of these to play with more than two people

Sony

Are you glad we don't have to deal with these things anymore?

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