1971’s Smallest Battery-Powered Calculator: Dictaphone 1680
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1971’s Smallest Battery-Powered Calculator: Dictaphone 1680

Taking a look at the Sanyo ICC-82D, aka the Dictaphone 1680. The smallest portable electronic calculator with built-in display on the market in 1971! And one of the first hand-holdable battery powered calculators, period. It wasn’t cheap either, costing $495 in ’71 – roughly $3500 with inflation! ● LGR links:https://www.patreon.com/LazyGameReviewshttps://www.twitter.com/LazyGameReviewshttps://www.facebook.com/LazyGameReviews ● All background music licensed…

Three Weird 2000s Computer Mice: Cakes, Cursors, & Balls
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Three Weird 2000s Computer Mice: Cakes, Cursors, & Balls

Unboxing and testing more of these weird old mice with a Windows XP PC! Checking out the CVS Pharmacy Golf Ball Mouse, the Tastykake Butterscotch Krimpet Mouse, and the Mus 3 Optical Arrow Cursor Mouse. All from the mid 2000s to early 2010s and all kinds of gimmicky Oddware. ● LGR links:https://www.patreon.com/LazyGameReviewshttps://www.twitter.com/LazyGameReviewshttps://www.facebook.com/LazyGameReviews ● All background…

Setting up a NEW 1982 Answering Machine (with Bluetooth!)
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Setting up a NEW 1982 Answering Machine (with Bluetooth!)

Unboxing and testing a new old stock Record-a-Call Model 675 from 40 years ago! A woodgrain-clad answering machine that uses full-size compact cassette tapes to record messages, which I’ve paired with a lovely 1979 Deco-Tel Chest Phone. Let’s try it out with an XLink Bluetooth adapter on a modern VoIP service! ● LGR links:https://www.patreon.com/LazyGameReviewshttps://www.twitter.com/LazyGameReviewshttps://www.facebook.com/LazyGameReviews ●…

LGR Thrifts [Ep.48] In Search of Lamp
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LGR Thrifts [Ep.48] In Search of Lamp

Checking out some of the usual thrift stores in my area and seeing what kind of retro tech and random old oddities I can find. I’ve recently moved but thankfully there are still some of my favorite stores within driving distance. Let’s go thrifting! ● LGR links:https://www.patreon.com/LazyGameReviewshttps://www.twitter.com/LazyGameReviewshttps://www.facebook.com/LazyGameReviews ● Tracks used in order of appearance:“Branches”, “Mining…

Concerning the Future of LGR
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Concerning the Future of LGR

I’m moving! The future is looking bright but also somewhat unknown, at least for the moment. Just wanted to let you know there are a lotta things being done to make LGR a better show than ever, so I hope you stay tuned 🙂 ● LGR links:https://www.patreon.com/LazyGameReviewshttps://www.twitter.com/LazyGameReviewshttps://www.facebook.com/LazyGameReviews ● Background music licensed from:http://www.epidemicsound.com

The KeyStik Clip-on Joystick for Keyboards: LGR Oddware
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The KeyStik Clip-on Joystick for Keyboards: LGR Oddware

Checking out this weird little Plawa arrow key joystick add-on for PC keyboards. It’s a deceptively complex contraption from the 90s that clips onto your cursor keys and converts it into a mini joystick! Even better if you attach it to a mechanical keyboard, since you get that nice clicky feel. ● LGR links:https://www.patreon.com/LazyGameReviewshttps://www.twitter.com/LazyGameReviewshttps://www.facebook.com/LazyGameReviews ●…

¥220,000 Japanese Laptop from 1999: Unboxing a Sony Vaio PCG-777/BP
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¥220,000 Japanese Laptop from 1999: Unboxing a Sony Vaio PCG-777/BP

Opening up and testing out a Japanese Sony Vaio PCG-777 BP laptop! Costing the equivalent of between $2K-$3,000 in 1999, it’s an A4 file-sized notebook PC with a 266MHz Pentium MMX, 64MB RAM, 4GB hard drive, and modular floppy and CD-ROM drives. Checking out its bundled software and trying out some games for DOS and…

Opening 5 Months Worth of Retro Tech Mail!
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Opening 5 Months Worth of Retro Tech Mail!

First LGR donations unboxing for 2022, and perhaps the last one in this space before I move! Opening up tons of vintage hardware, software, oddware, computer games, and retro technology. Massive thanks to everyone who contributed — and also made offers to do so! ● LGR links:https://www.patreon.com/LazyGameReviewshttps://www.twitter.com/LazyGameReviewshttps://www.facebook.com/LazyGameReviews ● Pertinent linkage to things in the video:https://amroukithkin.bandcamp.com/https://www.vinyl-digital.com/http://auralpleasurerecords.com/https://www.youtube.com/c/thenewretroshowhttps://www.youtube.com/c/DeckardGames…