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12 Things That Became Obsolete This Decade (PHOTOS)

Huffington Post   First Posted: 03/18/10 06:12 AM ET   Updated: 05/25/11 04:00 PM ET

We're entering 2010 with all kinds of new gadgets, gizmos, and tech tools, but let's not forget that we've lost a few things this decade, too.

HuffPostTech took a look back at 12 things that became obsolete this decade.

From fax machines to landline phones check them out (and get nostalgic) in the slideshow below!

Vote for the gadgets you'll miss -- and those you think we're better off without.


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Text messaging, BlackBerry Messaging, Instant Messaging, Tweeting, Google Wave-ing, and emailing have taken over communication. The popularity of text messaging is gradually edging out calling. The AP reports that Americans sent more than 110 billion text messages in December 2008, double the number in the last month of 2007.
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