TD Gadget of the Year Award

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This was the award that everyone wanted, but only a few gadgets came up to our exacting standards to win a place on the nominations list. Runner Up Apple may have got more column inches with its iPod (and rightly so – it is after all, an iconic gadget that’s taken technology into the mainstream) but it was Sky’s Sky+ Box that finally won the day. The hard drive recorder has changed the way we all watch TV. OK, it’s signalled the death of "event" TV when the  whole country stayed in to watch the same show, being able to record every episode of Corrie means that children everywhere might finally get a bedtime story read to them.

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