Look! A mobile phone that flips open to reveal a keyboard! Look! The Internet on a telly! Actually, look! The Internet! These gift guide pages from turn-of-the-century Livingetc looked like Star Trek at the time, now they look very quaint indeed. Although, even if it is a pretty colour, can we apologise to anyone who got an extension cable for their Christmas present because of us. Oh the romance!

While you’re in a futuristic mood, save precious seconds with this letter opener – perhaps the first documented evidence of electronic mail…

 

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