56. 145: Casio Databank (1983)
145: Casio Databank (1983)
This schoolyard favourite was the first watch to allow data storage. More importantly, a built-in calculator facilitated cheating at maths.
57. 144: Gocycle (2010)
144: Gocycle (2010)
Charge up for 3.5 hours, then cruise past perspiring, Lycra-clad buffoons at 15mph for up to 20 miles.
58. 143: Fatman Itube Carbon Edition 2 (2009)
143: Fatman Itube Carbon Edition 2 (2009)
One of the first audio devices to tackle the coldness of digital music, using valve amps to give a warmer more analogue tone. It also looked cool – like something from 50s sci-fi.
59. 142: Samsung 9 Series (2011)
142: Samsung 9 Series (2011)
We described this slimline laptop as “Beautiful on the outside and smart on the inside,” on its launch.
60. 141: Leica X1 (2010)
141: Leica X1 (2010)
Highly compelling blend of extreme spendiness, almost pornographically good looks and more-than-decent photographic results.
61. 140: Nintendo Zapper (1985)
140: Nintendo Zapper (1985)
This satisfyingly accurate, solid-feeling Ninty gunccessory brought video arcade shooting to the living room. In those innocent times, we were happy to bag a few fowl, courtesy of the vaguely rude-sounding Duck Hunt, rather than requiring the sort of body counts and boss battles found in such subsequent light gun titles as House of the Dead 2, Time Crisis 3 and Murder Bastard 7.
62. 139: Vita Audio R41 (2011)
139: Vita Audio R41 (2011)
All-in-one system combines iPod dock, FM, DAB and CD player whilst looking very chic indeed.