When the data from your Apple computer had to be stored on floppy disks. A standard disk had a capacity of 1.44 megabytes. Modern smartphones have 25b gigabytes of memory. Photo: Alamy

Never mind canned tuna – five obsolete essentials that millennials have never heard of

  • A report about canned tuna sales falling because millennials don’t own can openers got some buzz this week. Isn’t this just the march of technology?
  • Other things once central to human life are completely foreign to under-30s – such as floppy disks and 56k modems
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When the data from your Apple computer had to be stored on floppy disks. A standard disk had a capacity of 1.44 megabytes. Modern smartphones have 25b gigabytes of memory. Photo: Alamy
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