Sometimes I need a bottle of Fiji water. I love that water. We have filtered water and containers to carry said water, but sometimes I'll splurge. I'll buy a Fiji water before soda or alcohol.
Cords! I remember when it was a luxury to use the phone at home and be able to walk freely around the house. I have noticed phones do not have cords, speakers are now Bluetooth, chargers don't have cords, etc.
Most of the above, and
Slide rules (mechanical calculator)
analog transmission of information