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Cool graphic shows how smartphones have killed off tons of our old gadgets

14
Jul
2014

It really is easy to forget just how incredible our smartphones are, especially now that they’re capable of doing things that we used to have several different gadgets for. Tech Guru Daily has posted an infographic produced by U.K.-based office supplies retailer Viking that shows just how many different gadgets that our smartphones have made redundant or obsolete just over the past few years. Included among the carnage are gadgets such as landline phones, compasses, handheld translators (remember those?), alarm clocks, DVD players and handheld video cameras. While it’s certainly fair to see that smartphones haven’t completely killed off these gadgets — most of us still use a DVD player of some kind since Netflix’s online streaming catalog still leaves

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