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The best ... retro-style technology

Diana + Camera, Custom vintage phone, Magno radio, Science & Sons

Diana + Camera
This reissue of the classic 1960s plastic point-and-shoot answers the call of “Luddite shutterbugs.” Though slightly updated, the lo-fi camera produces the same soft, dreamy images in supersaturated color.
Price: $50. Contact: Lomography.com/diana
Source: Dwell

Custom vintage phone
Though modeled after a 1930s rotary design, this cordless phone has such “21st-century features” as instant redial, caller ID, and concealed push-button dialing.
Price: $100 Contact: Amazon.com
Source: O at Home

Magno radio
Combining MP3-compatible technology with toy-like styling, designer Singgih Kartono has created this charming radio out of sustainable wood.
Price: $275 Contact: Areaware.com
Source: The New York Times

Science & Sons’ Phonofone II
It may look like an “old-school gramophone,” but this player actually amplifies the sound from your iPod or earphones—without batteries or an external power source.
Price: $500 Contact: Charlesandmarie.com
Source: I.D.

Mixa USB Cassette
This USB drive is for those who love digital storage but miss the quirky creativity of mix tapes. Personalize yours with customized artwork.
Price: $40 Contact: Makeamixa.com
Source: O at Home

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