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The 10 best gadgets of this decade according to Time magazine

Updated : December 17, 2019 02:22 PM IST

Three iconic products from Apple have made it to the Time magazine's most significant 10 gadgets of the decade list. The list includes products that were selected from thousands of devices that emerged during the last decade changing the day to day life of billions.

Introduced in 2010,  Apple iPad  turned the idea of ‘Table Computer,’ which was till then seen as science fiction, into reality. REUTERS/Stephen Lam
Introduced in 2010, Apple iPad turned the idea of ‘Table Computer,’ which was till then seen as science fiction, into reality. REUTERS/Stephen Lam
If one vehicle can be given the credit for reshaping the entire automobile industry since Ford’s popular Model T it is  Tesla Model S.  Introduced in 2012, the model helped electric cars to get general acceptability.
If one vehicle can be given the credit for reshaping the entire automobile industry since Ford’s popular Model T it is Tesla Model S. Introduced in 2012, the model helped electric cars to get general acceptability.
 Raspberry Pi , launched in 2012, is a series of small single-board computers that originated in the United Kingdom. Originally intended to make computer learning easier for students, the device is now being used across various sectors including robotics. (Source: Wikimedia Commons)
Raspberry Pi, launched in 2012, is a series of small single-board computers that originated in the United Kingdom. Originally intended to make computer learning easier for students, the device is now being used across various sectors including robotics. (Source: Wikimedia Commons)
Released in 2013,  Google Chromecast  played a crucial role in popularizing the concept of streaming. The device made it easier to stream media from a smartphone or laptop to television. (Source: Wikimedia Commons)
Released in 2013, Google Chromecast played a crucial role in popularizing the concept of streaming. The device made it easier to stream media from a smartphone or laptop to television. (Source: Wikimedia Commons)
Drones have now become a part of our day by day life. The device, as changed the way we look at our surroundings by giving an all-new angle for viewing.  DJI’s Phantom , that first made its entry in 2013, is the best example for drones in modern society. (Source: Wikimedia Commons)
Drones have now become a part of our day by day life. The device, as changed the way we look at our surroundings by giving an all-new angle for viewing. DJI’s Phantom, that first made its entry in 2013, is the best example for drones in modern society. (Source: Wikimedia Commons)
 Amazon Echo , launched in 2014, along with its in-built voice assistant Alexa has made the management of smart devices much easier. The device has made a range of activities from home management to communication easier for millions around the globe. (Source: Wikimedia Commons)
Amazon Echo, launched in 2014, along with its in-built voice assistant Alexa has made the management of smart devices much easier. The device has made a range of activities from home management to communication easier for millions around the globe. (Source: Wikimedia Commons)
 Apple Watch , launched in 2015, played a crucial role in the re-emergence of watches as a mainstream accessory. REUTERS/Mike Segar
Apple Watch, launched in 2015, played a crucial role in the re-emergence of watches as a mainstream accessory. REUTERS/Mike Segar
 Apple AirPods , launched in 2016, changes the way people listen to music. The gadget has captured the imagination of millions and has acquired a cult status. REUTERS/Beck Diefenbach/File Photo
Apple AirPods, launched in 2016, changes the way people listen to music. The gadget has captured the imagination of millions and has acquired a cult status. REUTERS/Beck Diefenbach/File Photo
Nintendo introduced  Nintendo Switch  in 2017, making it arguably the greatest gaming device. The smartphone inspired switch can be used portably or linked to a TV improving the gaming experience of the user. (Source: Wikimedia Commons)
Nintendo introduced Nintendo Switch in 2017, making it arguably the greatest gaming device. The smartphone inspired switch can be used portably or linked to a TV improving the gaming experience of the user. (Source: Wikimedia Commons)
Launched in 2018, the  Xbox Adaptive Controller  is made for gamers with limited mobility and can be modified based on the user’s needs. Developed by Microsoft after consultations with the Cerebral Palsy Foundation and the AbleGamers Charity it makes gaming accessible to a large section of people. (Source: Wikimedia Commons)
Launched in 2018, the Xbox Adaptive Controller is made for gamers with limited mobility and can be modified based on the user’s needs. Developed by Microsoft after consultations with the Cerebral Palsy Foundation and the AbleGamers Charity it makes gaming accessible to a large section of people. (Source: Wikimedia Commons)
Published : December 17, 2019 02:22 PM IST
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