For some appliances chased the Russians during the default in 1998
• For a technology chasing the Russians during the default in 1998
Gadgets of the 90s.
Twenty years ago - 17 August 1998 Russia defaulted. In the future, this move a positive impact on the industry of the country, only the witnesses of those events had to go through not the most fun and easy days are in your life. The store shelves were empty, the company did not pay wages, savings banks were not given. As it is very often the case, the acquisition of technology has become one of the ways to secure the savings of their funds. That's what bought and used by the Russians than in the troubled times.
Japanese cameras were incredibly popular.
Japanese Sony camcorders were the most popular in Russia at the time. Almost all of the journalists were filming their reporting on them. These bulky devices is remembered by many compatriots. Get hold of a photo and video equipment were not averse to those to whom it is, in fact, was not necessary, but anyone the opportunity arises.
2. Cell Phones
have been here such phones.
Cell phones is rapidly gaining popularity in the entire former Soviet Union. Even then, it was possible to find a model of a variety of manufacturers. Some of the devices looked very strange by today's standards. And cumbersome.
For the most fashionable guys.
Most progressive citizens tried to get hold of no cell phone and pager. However, a truly business person, of course, have something, and another in his belt. It's funny that they do not become in a few years.
They played so close to everything.
Hardly Tamagotchi could be an excellent investment for savings assets. However, in sales of this outlandish Japanese toys really raised a lot.
5. The player
Everyone would like a belt.
Player - that's what I wanted every young person in those troubled years, because with it you can listen to your favorite music anywhere. The main thing that the batteries were suitable cassette. Very soon, these bulky contraption completely replace CD-player.
It was almost in every apartment.
Admit it, and probably in your home was like this huge, not very practical, but at the same time incredibly cool stuff. To get hold of such a thing was not easy, but music lovers will say - it was worth it.
7. The recorder
With this you can and courtyard.
Great popularity still using tape recorders. After all, they were much smaller than the music center. If you insert a battery, it is also on the street, you can take with you, making listening to your favorite songs have the whole court, and not just neighbors.
Large and not comfortable.
The TV was in almost every Soviet home. In 90-ies of XX century Japanese technique altogether swept the domestic market. Surely many more remember here are frightening gray boxes with the "bare-screen."
9. The computer
I was so lucky.
The most successful, wealthy and happy Russians were able to have in the years to get hold of here in this computer. Looking for a similar machine today, it is hard to believe that progress is walking so fast and time flies so inexorably.