12.24.2005

How man of these have you owned? I'm at five....

...mine are in bold. So, watcha have?!?! And what do you think they missed?

PCWorld.com - The 50 Greatest Gadgets of the Past 50 Years


1954 Regency TR-1 (10)
1956 Zenith Space Command (21)
1963 Kodak Instamatic 100 (23)
1965 Learjet Stereo-8 (46), Polaroid Swinger (43)
1969 Motorola Handie Talkie HT-220 Slimline (42)
1971 Phonemate Model 400 (15)
1972 Hamilton Pulsar (22), Polaroid SX-70 Land Camera (8)
1973 Texas Instruments SR-10 (17)
1975 MITS Altair 8800 (24), Sony Betamax (29)
1977 Atari Video Computer System (7)
1978 Magnavox Magnavision Model 8000 DiscoVision Videodisc Player (37), Milton Bradley Simon (38), Texas Instruments Speak & Spell (16)
1979 Sony Walkman TPS-L2 (1)
1982 Commodore 64 (27), Sony CDP-101 (5), Timex/Sinclair 1000 (47)
1983 Motorola DynaTAC 8000X (35), Radio Shack TRS-80 Model 100 (25)
1989 Nintendo Game Boy (26), Sharp Wizard OZ-7000 (48)
1990 Poqet PC Model PQ-0164 (50)
1993 BellSouth/IBM Simon Personal Communicator (41)
1994 Apple Newton MessagePad (28), Connectix QuickCam (40)
1995 Iomega Zip Drive(36), Sony Handycam DCR-VX1000 (19)
1996 Motorola PageWriter (13), Motorola StarTAC (6), PalmPilot 1000 (4), Play, Inc. Snappy Video Snapshot (39)
1997 Franklin Rolodex Electronics REX PC Companion (33), Sony Mavica MVC-FD5 (45)
1998 BlackBerry 850 Wireless Handheld (14), Diamond Multimedia Rio PMP300 (18), Lego Mindstorms Robotics Invention System 1.0 (34)
1999 Microsoft Intellimouse Explorer (32), ReplayTV RTV2001 and TiVo HDR110 (3, tie), Sony Aibo ERS-110 (44)
2000 M-Systems DiskOnKey (9), Sony PlayStation 2 (11)
2001 Apple iPod (2)
2002 iRobot Roomba Intelligent Floorvac (31), Jakks Pacific TV Games (49), Sanyo SCP-5300 (30)
2003 Handspring Treo 600 (20)
2004 Motorola Razr V3 (12)

1 comment:

chuck said...

what about the radio shack trs80? it's sleek looks and portability(you hooked it to your tv)made it most sought after by the techno geeks of the late 70's early 80's. does anyone remember basic?