Jumpstart Your Day: 4 90s Home Staples We Miss

Just in time for Throwback Thursday, check out these nifty predecessors to today's gadgets


Have you ever gone to a friend's or a relative's house and felt like you were transported back in time? For kids today, that's probably how they feel when they enter the home of a 90s baby. 

Take a quick look at our checklist below, and see just how many of these home staples you can still find in your house today.

Main photo: Jitter Buffer via Flickr Creative Commons.

Dial-up modems

Anyone who was old enough to use the computer in the 90s should still remember the telltale sound of the dial-up modem trying to connect your PC to the World Wide Web. We don't really miss dial-up connections, but remembering it certainly makes us appreciate our Internet connection now. 

Photo by Nkolus via Flickr Creative Commons.

The Super Nintendo Entertainment System (SNES)

If there’s one 90s home staple that will never stop being cool, it’s the Super Nintendo Entertainment System (the same goes for its predecessor, the Family Computer).

Photo by moparx via Flickr Creative Commons.

Cassette Players

We're sure you miss making and collecting mixtapes!

Photo by Jitter Buffer via Flickr Creative Commons.

Betamax and VHS Players

Don't you miss borrowing VHS tapes and watching rented movies?

Photo by Joshua Green via Flickr Creative Commons.

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