New York Magazine's Look Back at Gadgets from 1968

New York Magazine's Look Back at Gadgets from 1968

Kate
Feb 14, 2008

Check out what was hot back in 1968 as New York Magazine reflects on it's 40 years in the business..."Garrard's new 301 turntable has an ingenious flywheel motor system that makes the platter impervious to needle friction ($500)."

"The Kodak Instamatic keeps improving. The latest model lets you take pictures in low light, thanks to its innovative rotating flashbulb ($55)."

"A California engineer created this X-Y Positioner ("the mouse") to help navigate a supercomputer during a presentation. Home-computer hobbyists, take note."

"Bell's sleek-bodied Trimline phone is a fashion accessory for the home ($5.60 per month from the New York Telephone Company)."

"G.E.'s new compact cassette player includes a microphone that lets you record your own voice ($25)."

"A crimson Royal Safari with an airy, see-through keyboard makes a desk seem almost sporty ($100)."

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