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Saturday, 28 April 2012

Stephen Fry's 100 Greatest Gadgets

A three-hour special on Channel 4 TV, with Stephen Fry choosing and presenting his all-time favourite gadgets. The programme was first broadcast on 29th August 2011.

The List

100. Karaoke Machine
99. E Book Reader
98. Hair Dryer
97. Trouser Press
96. Garlic Press
95. Torch
94. Wheeled Suitcase
93. Toaster
92. Sodastream
91. Remote Controlled Car
90. Metal Detector
89. Popup Tent
88. Sandwich Maker
87. Electric Blanket
86. Chip and Pin
85. Whistle
84. PDA (Personal Digital Assistant)
83. Scissors
82. Bullworker
81. Electric Shaver
80. Handcuffs
79. Night Vision Goggles
78. Spectacles
77. Bell
76. Shredder
75. Lawnmower
74. Thermometer
73. Tin Opener
72. ZX Spectrum
71. Mousetrap
70. Domestic Projector
69. Microscope
68. Fan
67. Hearing Aid
66. Pager
65. Food Processor
64. Sony AIBO (robotic pet)
63. Cassette Boombox
62. Answerphone
61. Camping Stove
60. Patio Heater
59. Dictaphone
58. Electric Toothbrush
57. PVRs (Personal Video Record or Digital Video Recorder)
56. Binoculars
55. Sprinkler
54. Cordless Drill
53. Vacuum Cleaner
52. Walkie Talkie
51. Lie Detector
50. Camcorder
49. Bra
48. Umbrella
47. VCR
46. Burglar Alarm
45. Alarm Clock
44. Gameboy
43. Baby Buggy
42. Polaroid Camera
41. Curling Tongs
40. Razors
39. Bathroom Scales
38. Walkman
37. Coffee Maker
36. Calculator
35. Compass
34. Stapler
33. Iron
32. Retractable Tape Measure
31. Camera
30. Black & Decker Workmate
29. Fax
28. Blackberry
27. CD Player
26. Corkscrew
25. Remote Control
24. Mobile Phone
23. Teasmade
22. Sat Nav
21. Folding Bike
20. Record Player
19. Electric Kettle
18. Sewing Machine
17. Swiss Army Knife
16. Desktop Computer
15. Wii
14. Digital Camera
13. Smartphone
12. Transistor Radio
11. Microwave
10. iPad
9. Apple Peeler
8. Pen
7. Home Phone
6. Laptop
5. Typewriter
4. Television
3. iPod
2. Wristwatch
1. Lighter


Originally posted on Saturday, 28th April 2012


2 comments:

  1. What about the Printer. If you need to type something and give copies of it to people from anything like school/college assignments to an author who's needing multiple copies of their new book etc. you need a printer to print out your work.

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