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19 Gadgets That Changed The World

Every so often, a device comes along that changes the way we live our daily lives and things are never the same again. With today's digital technology, such devices may come more frequently than in the past, but our list revolutionary gadgets extends back two centuries.
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The iPhone makes this list because it's so much more than a mobile phone. When it debuted in 2007, it revolutionized the notion of a web-enabled phone and launched a million -- well, several hundred thousand -- apps. It's done the most so far of any gadget to fulfill a gadget-lover's dream of a full-fledged computer in your pocket and as such, it defined a new category.

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