Vintage Buffalo is a weekly feature here at TechnoBuffalo where we take a look at our old gadgets, why we bought them, and what made us replace them.  Are you like us and hanging on to some gadget relics of the past? Submit your story to [email protected] be featured in a future Vintage Buffalo!

Gadget: Nokia NGage
Owner: Henry
Purchase Date: Christmas 2004
Price: I have no idea
Why I bought it: I wanted a phone and it also replaced my Game Boy Advance
Best feature: Ability to play music, videos, go on the internet, play games, record and listen to radio, that was all new to me then
Still working?: No, I dropped it once and the screen never turned back on
What made me replace it: I bought a PSP and a Motorola L6 phone
Why I’m still hanging on/why you gave it up: It broke unfortunately cause I loved that bit of cutting edge kit which was a commercial failure

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