Every Christmas, there's a gift that is on almost every list and is impossible to get your hands on, and in the last thirty years, we've seen plenty of them come and go. 

The times they are a-changin', as they say, and the differences between the most sought-after gifts of yesteryear and those that are hot for 2014 is pretty huge, all things considered. From Transformers to Atari to the Samsung Gear, this infographic paints a picture of just how far things have come since we were sitting down on Christmas morning hoping that there would be a Cabbage Patch Kid under the tree.

Pic via Carphone Warehouse

Yeah, it's been 10 years since the iPod mini. Mind blown. Still, that's the passage of time for you, eh?

Main pic via comicvine