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13 Ads That Will Make You Appreciate How Much Technology Has Changed Since the '80s

Technology has come a long way in the last few decades. When you look back even ten years ago everything seems so outdated.

Now, basically everyone has a little smart phone that they can do pretty much everything they need to do, but back in "the good ol' days" everything was a bit more complicated. These advertisements really give you a little peak into how it used to be, and remind you how much everything has changed.

Imagine paying $99 for a brand new gaming system?

Hey kids, you'll probably do a lot better if you look at the screen?

For just $149 you too could have a TV scren the size of most modern tablets but the depth of a microwave!

This hard drive has enough room to store a whopping TWO pictures on it!

Say what now?

When was the last time you thought about a floppy disk?

Do you remember using a mouse like this?

Wow, these tech ads are crazy! Click to the next page to see even more.

Oooooo la la! COLOR! So fancy!

Thanks Sol, we really appreciate that you won't fence us in but I am pretty sure you still need a plug to work? Why are you in the desert?

Think of it this way: You're getting a giant printer, something that looks like a typewriter and some kind of mini-fridge-size other thing so it's obviously worth the $18,000!

Getting closer!

Someone help him! There is some crazy lightning storm in his office!

How was this more convenient than the buttons?

Do any of these look familiar to you? Share in the comments if you remember seeing these ads when you were younger!