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The Apple iPhone named the most influential gadget of all time

Time Magazine has crowned the original Apple iPhone as its most influential gadget of all time. While the list is a tad US centric, its had to argue against the impact of the iPhone on not just Apple's bottomline but also on pop culture. The success of the iPhone has spawned not just a copycats and shameless clones while also a birthing of a new age in personal computing. Besides the iPhone, some Apple devices such as the iPod, iBook, iPad and Macintosh also made the list. Sony also scored a few hits on the list with its immensely popular Walkman, Discman and Playstation products.

Here's the list of gadgets that made it to The Time Magazine list of 50 most influential gadgets of all time.

1. Apple iPhone
2. Sony Trinitron
3. Apple Macintosh
4. Sony Walkman
5. IBM Model 5150
6. Victrola Record Player
7. Regency TR-1 Transistor Radio
8. Kodak Brownie Camera
9. Apple iPod
10. Hitachi Magic Wand
11. Canon Pocketronic Calculator
12. Philips N1500 VCR
13. Atari 2600
14. US Robotics Sportster 56K modem
15. Nintendo Entertainment System
16. Nintendo Game Boy
17. IBM Selectric Typewriter
18. Motorola Bravo Pager
19. JVC VideoMovie Camcorder
20. Motorola Droid
21. IBM Thinkpad 700C
22. TomTom GPS
23. Phonemate 400 Answering Machine
24. BlackBerry 6210
25. Apple iPad
26. Commodore 64
27. Polaroid Camera
28. Amazon Kindle
29. TiVo
30. Toshiba DVD Player
31. Sony Playstation
32. Nintendo Wii
33. Jerrold Cable Box
34. Nokia 6210
35. HP Deskjet
36. Palm Pilot
37. Motorola Dynatac 8000X
38. Apple iBook
39. Occulus Rift
40. Sony Discman D-50
41. Roku Netflix player
42. Fitbit
43. Osborne 1
44. Nest Thermostat
45. Raspberry Pi
46. DJI Phantom
47. Yamaha Clavinova Digital Piano
48. Segway
49. Makerbot Replicator
50. Google Glass

Source: TIME Magazine

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