These Photos Will Make You Feel SO Old

We've barely scraped the surface of the 21st century, but that doesn't mean it's too early to feel nostalgic for the earlier part of the millennium. So much has changed since the early 2000s, especially in the world of technology. (And that's definitely a good thing.)

To help remind you just how far tech has come in recent years, we've rounded up products that were must-haves in the early aughts. Some of them, such as gaming consoles, have been replaced with updated versions. Others are completely unrecognizable from the original — for example, look at the current iPod Touch compared to the original iPod.

If you were an early adopter of things like cell phones and MP3 players, you'll definitely recognize some of these classics. Click through for a trip down memory lane — just be grateful you don't have to rely on these outdated products anymore.
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Photo: Courtesy of Apple.
iPod, released in 2001

It's hard to believe that just 15 years ago, Apple unveiled the first-generation iPod. At this point, even the earbuds are obsolete.
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Photo: Courtesy of Apple.
iPod Touch, available now

The iPod has come a long way since 2001. You might not know too many people who still rely on one, but Apple still offers the iPod touch, iPod nano, iPod shuffle for purchase.
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Photo: Courtesy of Microsoft.
Xbox, released in 2001

Believe it or not, the original Xbox hit the scene in 2001, the same year as the first iPod.
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Xbox One, available now

The Xbox One is significantly less clunky than the original Xbox. It also looks a lot more sleek and — when paired with a Kinect — can do so much more than its predecessor.
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Photo: Courtesy of Apple.
iPhone, released in 2007

Nine years ago, Steve jobs introduced the first iPhone. The interface, design, and, of course, functionality, have come a long way since then.
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iPhone 6s, released in 2015

Fans of rose gold were thrilled when the iPhone 6s was released. But the 2015 model will make you feel old soon enough, since Apple has unveiled the iPhone 7.
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Photo: Courtesy of Playstation.
PlayStation 2, released in 2000

The PS2 was released in 2000. The system looks so simple compared to the PlayStation 4, which was released in 2013 (the PlayStation 4 Pro is coming later this year). But the PS2 definitely makes us long for the days when we could play games like Crazy Taxi.
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Blu-Ray, released in 2006

When Blu-Ray players were officially released in 2006, many people thought Blu-Ray discs would make DVDs obsolete. A decade later, both formats are still around — but they've largely been replaced by streaming services.
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Photo: Courtesy of Nintendo.
Nintendo DS, released in 2004

For those who missed out on the Game Boy wave of the '90s, there was the Nintendo DS, first released in 2004. But while the DS looks outdated now, things haven't slowed down for Nintendo. The company's stock went up by 23% after Apple's announcement that Super Mario will be available for the iPhone and iPad.
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Photo: Courtesy of Motorola.
Motorola RAZR, released in 2004

2004 was a simpler time. People were dancing to "Hey Ya!" and Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban was in theaters. Long before iPhones hit the scene, the Motorola RAZR was the must-have accessory for It Girls everywhere. We have to say, we kind of miss texting with T9.
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Photo: Courtesy of Nokia.
Nokia 3310, released in 2000

Before the RAZR, there was the Nokia 3310 (now lovingly referred to as the "Nokia brick"). If you had this phone, there's a pretty good chance you used it to play Snake II.
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Photo: Courtesy of Hasbro.
Furby, released in 1998

Truly the stuff of nightmares. The Furby was first released in 1998, but chances are good that you wanted one well into the early 2000s. That is, until your parents finally caved and got you the toy — and it could not, would not, die.
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