BBC News reports that Stuff Magazine has named its Top 10 Gadgets of 2004. The gadgets are:
- Bluetooth Mobile (Nokia 6600)
- MP3 Jukebox (Apple iPod)
- Plasma Screen (Pioneer PDP-434HDE)
- Home Cinema (Pioneer NS-DV990)
- Personal Video Recorder (Sky+ for BSkyB)
- Digital Camera (Pentax Optio S4)
- Games Console (Microsoft Xbox)
- Wi-fi Laptop (Sony Vaio)
- Wireless Network (Netgear)
- Watch (Seiko Arctura Kinetic)
The Beeb says that the total cost of these items in the UK is approximately $15,390.50 (where GBP 1 = $1.82785). That's a big bill. Wonder if it includes VAT?
Stuff Magazine is based in the UK, so some of the specific items on their list are difficult or impossible to purchase in the U.S. Don't be too upset if some of the links provided don't result in an instant purchase opportunity.