16 Tech Gadgets Boomers Loved But Gen Z Will Have No Idea What They Are

Technology has come a long way since rotary phones and black-and-white televisions.

While younger generations have embraced the latest gadgets and software, Baby Boomers (born between 1946 and 1964) have a special affection for the tech trends of their youth.

From floppy disks to CRT monitors, these relics of a bygone era hold a special place in the hearts of many boomers.

Despite the advancements in technology, many of these classic items have retained their charm, and some have even made a resurgence in popularity among vintage enthusiasts and collectors.

Atari 2600

The Atari 2600 is a beloved classic among Boomers. Many fondly remember the hours spent playing games like Pac-Man and Space Invaders.


The VCR, or Video Cassette Recorder, was a revolutionary device when it first hit the market in the mid-1970s.