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article imageiPod named all time best gadget ever

By Chris V. Thangham     Oct 13, 2007 in Technology
The T3 Gadget Awards considered as the Oscars of the technology world, selects iPod as the Best Gadget of All time. Also, iPhone, iTunes, Mac Laptop won other top technology awards.
The digital music player iPod was the runaway winner in the Best Gadget of All Time category over other products like Sony Walkman, Sony PS2, and Nintendo Gameboy. It is hard to pick over these classic products, but iPods generated the more buzz and embraced a wide range of spectrum from the young to the old unlike other products. So, it is a worthy winner in this category.
Apple won six major awards in the T3 Gadget Awards. The iPhone won the other major prestigious award, “The Most Anticipated for 2008”; iPhone will be launched soon in UK in November this year. Runners up were Sony PSP Slim, Sony Playstation 3, Microsoft Xbox Elite and Nokia N95 Smartphone.
Michael Brook, Editor of T3 Magazine said at the Sun magazine article:
Apple really does appear to be an unstoppable force right now. The iPhone and the iPod Touch may have received some mixed press at times, but consumers are salivating over the products and the company is still unshakeable.
Brook said both the technology industry and the consumers voted for Apple, which shows the acceptance and the quality of the product. He said iPod is not just a true tech icon but also a huge factor in bringing the technology to the masses.
The night was presented by Friday Night Project funnyman Justin Lee Collins.
The iPod also won the “Best Commuter Gadget” the runners up are not bad either Archos 704 Wi-Fi, Blackberry Pearl, Nintendo DS Lite, Bose QC-3 and it won another award “Best Music Gadget”.
Apple iTunes won the “Best Download Service” with runners-up Emusic, Napster and Lovefilm.
Apple’s MacBook Pro laptop took the “Drop Dead Gorgeous” award. Blackberry Pearl won the “Most Addictive Gadget” award for its ubiquitous presence in the UK; soon iPhone will take over after its release.
You can see the whole list of awards here.
Do you consider Apple iPod as the all time best gadget? If not, what is the best gadget?
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