Top Technology Breakthroughs Of 2008


The economy may be tanking, but innovation is alive and well.

When it came to products, incremental improvements were the name of the game this year.

Phones got faster (iPhone 3G anyone?), notebooks turned into netbooks and pocket cameras went from recording standard-definition video to HD.

Here’s our countdown of what rocked our world in 2008 – and what will change yours in 2009 and beyond.

10. Flexible Displays
9. Edible Chips
8. Speedo LZR
7. Flash Memory
6. GPS
5. The Memristor
4. Video-Capable SLRs
3. USB 3.0
2. Android
1. Apple’s App Store

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