Forget the Apple Watch, this '80s Coca-Cola timepiece is all I want for Christmas

Watches have come a long way over the years. No longer restricted to such mundane functions as telling the time, which, after all, we can now do by looking at our phones, devices like Apple Watch can monitor our health, devise exercise routines, control other devices, open doors and fire lasers that cut through metal. 

OK, so the latter is reserved for James Bond, but they can do a lot. But for all those supposed advances, do they allow you to make music on a miniature keyboard with real keys? No, they do not. And that feels like a regression when we consider that this 1985 Coca-Cola Music System could, apparently, do just that (if you do want a watch with today's technology, see our roundup of the best Apple Watch Series 8 prices).

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Joe Foley

Joe is a regular freelance journalist and editor at Creative Bloq. He writes news, features and buying guides and keeps track of the best equipment and software for creatives, from video editing programs to monitors and accessories. A veteran news writer and photographer, he now works as a project manager at the London and Buenos Aires-based design, production and branding agency Hermana Creatives. There he manages a team of designers, photographers and video editors who specialise in producing visual content and design assets for the hospitality sector. He also dances Argentine tango.