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The rush to shift everything to a touchscreen forgot a crucial rule in driving: keep your eyes on the road. It’s far easier to navigate radio knobs by touch when you’re driving than it is to look away from the road to use a touch screen.
Not every website needs an app. Many people prefer to use old-fashioned websites when shopping online.
New fancy designs in gas cans are supposed to limit spills and reduce the release of noxious fumes, but they are much harder to use than their ancient counterparts. The difficulty sometimes causes more spills.
Kindles will never match the smell and feel of an actual book in your hands. Though they’re great for taking an entire library with you on your travels, many prefer reading real books.
Older tools have a better feel than some of their newer counterparts. Old Craftsman tools were built to last, and modern equivalents feel cheap by comparison.
Most modern appliances switched to digital and have fancy displays, luxury settings, and the ability to integrate into your smart home. We don’t need that; we want an appliance that works and lasts.
The old-school Nintendo handheld has an impressive battery life and many games you can play – no subscription required!
Our phone calendars are great, but seeing dates and times written on paper and ink wins the day. We can hang paper calendars in our kitchen so everyone can see our weekly schedule at a glance.
The old metal can openers work much better than fancy electric can openers. The manual design means they can also be used when the power goes out.
Though most people prefer driving with the ease of an automatic transmission, some purists claim the tighter control you get with a manual is far superior.
Streaming companies prefer customers to pay a subscription to access their media products. But you can cut the streaming cord if you have your own library of movies, CDs, and video games.
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