There has been a tremendous growth in the technological field in the last 10 years a fate that saw the innovation of the gadgets in the last ten years.
The Apple’s iPod music player is no doubt the undisputed gadget of the decade. This device went on sale in October 2001, and very few folks could predict that the device which had a tiny device could store up to 1,000 songs would revolutionize the music industry in the world. The launch of the iTunes which allowed folks to download to digitally download songs to their iPod hammered the last nail to the album. This great innovation made it possible for people to carry the entire music collection. Sky+ was another greater innovation especially in the telecommunication industry. Initially before the innovation of the Sky+, folks had to tape their favorite television. The gadget is easy to use just like a personal video recorder. The memory of the hard drive is big therefore allowing viewers to record hundreds of hours of programs at the touch of a button. Live television can be even paused, rewound or a movie series recorded using the series link function.
The innovation of the USB stick dealt a last death blow to the floppy disk. Launched in 2000 by the IBM, it had 8MB of storage. The storage offered then was eight times that offered by a floppy disk. It has now become the quickest and easiest way of transferring and sharing files between computers. The modern USB sticks can hold gigabytes of data with the future for USB in the technological world looks assured. The Nintendo is credited with the bringing of new generation of players to the video games. The technology implored is a moving motion- controller system where by the player’s waves their remote controls to crack a whip or hit a ball. The inexpensive gadget focused primarily on the family-focused games. The innovation of the Blackberry totally changed the lifestyle of many in the technological field and beyond. Its ability to pick up emails on the go made the device be the choice for businessmen and politicians who needed to be in touch with their office at all times. It was later nicknamed the Crack Berry for its addictive qualities as people expected one to answer business mails in the evenings and weekends.
The innovation of the satellite navigation made it possible for people to tell the direction and trace location of buildings especially in new towns. The innovation also dealt a death blow to the folding of maps. The first pocket-sized camcorder was the flip. The gadget could capture around an hour of surprisingly good-quality footage for such a small device. The inbuilt USB stick was probably its best feature that enabled the users to instantly edit video and upload it to the web. The other gadgets that made the cut to the top 10 were Asus Eee PC, the iPhone in 2007 and Slind box in 2005.