The Smartphone Has Effectively Replaced All The Technology Offered In This 1991 Radio Shack Ad

The smartphone, as the new interface for information, can amplify the strengths of the radio industry, such as voice and relevant local content. The wireless capabilities of radio means that interface is not as important as much as the range of transmission.

Consumerist

Should a time traveler visiting from 1991 show up here in 2014 at Radio Shack clutching this ad showcasing calculators, devices to play music and other electronic gizmos and gadgets, we’re sure they’d be pretty pleased to find they could get all that technology for the price of one smartphone.

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