Technology has evolved immensely over the past 25 years. A number of landmark gadgets have come and gone since 1988—each one revolutionary in its own way—altering our personal lifestyle for the better as we continue to age. Mobiles became smart. PCs transformed into portable minicomputers we’ve come to know as tablets. Headphones grew into fashionably loud (literally) accessories. And gaming consoles morphed into multimedia machines. These are the many devices we've revered for the past quarter century and continue to treasure. We’re talking products that revolutionized and laid the foundation for today’s tech scene. So we welcome you to join us on this trip through memory lane as we crown the 25 Best Gadgets of the Past 25 Years.

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