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Boombox — Mid ‘80s

Kids today think that portable music is a product of their generation. What they don’t realize, however, is that during the mid-1980s all you needed was a strong shoulder and about 25 A batteries to enjoy music on the go. Whether you were blasting DeBarge while enjoying a pickup basketball game or distracting fellow beach-goers with the latest Tears for Fears hit, a boombox delivered the portable music of the time.

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History of Tech Nerd Gifts: From Atari to Amazon Echo, These Are the Most Nostalgic Holiday Tech Gifts