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Mind-blowing, Amazing, decades ahead of their time gadgets..

by shawnlin / January 4, 2007 5:35 AM PST

anyone got a wish list of mind-blowing, amazing, decades ahead of their time gadgets? Put it down here...

Be they software, hardware, whatever-wear, mac/Windows/Linux based...anything...just let your imagination run free...and we'll see if Jobs picks up on these ideas...

Let the creativity begin! Happy

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Santa, I want a...
by bullardc / January 4, 2007 6:11 AM PST

... -Hover skateboard
- iMac w/ Intel Core 7 Duo proc and a Petabyte HD.
- 12th Generation iChat Mobile
- 18th Generation iPod Hologram
- Mac OS M

With holographic fries please

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hmm
by cnetter001 / January 4, 2007 6:56 AM PST

a "tricorder".

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by lil ramZ / January 4, 2007 6:57 AM PST

The "Thing"

An ultimate super "knee-top" style computer. Comes loaded with all of the essential software to run your business. Including skype internet service, currently the largest phone company in the world! Get free internet by using Verizon free-world internet with the industries best new Linksys Wi-Fi card. Includes Windows Vista Service pack 78.0.1.10.9.87-AZ, Version 5, Revison 6.798907, Update 5, Hotfix 78!

Organize your life on the go, and at only 2.1lbs, you can carry it anywhere with it's holographic keyboard and detachable mouse. Or just use the touch screen. And so durable it can fall off a 10 story building and still be okay! Cnet tested it! Buy the "Thing" today, created by "lil'ramZ" corporation and backed by no warranty because it never breaks! Now only $999! Never runs out of battery life, it's powered by your own self satisfaction! And now hos a 30 megapixel webcam and free gps locater. Plus, we'll throw in the headphone implant kit! Free!

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Performance Specifications:

Quad 550ghz Intel Core 9 Quadros
90 Gb. DDR9900 RAM
Hitachi 1,000 Tera-byte Drive (50k RPM w/ centrifugal force stoppers)
Sony Purple-Ray Drive (Four free 10 Tera-byte cartridges)
Nvidia XE-Force 9950, 20gb Ram, 4,000,000 Pixel Shader Processors
Creative Raudigy 2,500bit Sound Card
Four Wire Fire Ports
Bluetooth Version 18.0
Linksys Wi-FI 876.11sg
12.1 Inch TYUSXGA nano-lcd Ultra thin Panel
2.1 lbs Knee-top Form Factor
Powered by your own self satisfaction!
And a 30 Mega Pixel web cam at the top of the screen!

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In the box:

The "Thing" Computer
AC Adapter if your sad that day
Detachable Mouse
Epicenter Media Service CD - 30 Day Trial
Headphone Implant Kit, it's easy, and Shock proof!
Back pack to hold your new computer.
GPS Locater stickers for theft.


How's that?

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(NT) I'll talk 5!
by bullardc / January 4, 2007 7:05 AM PST
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today i was thinking about it
by aribeiro2 / January 4, 2007 7:58 AM PST
In reply to: I'll talk 5!

how great would it be if my refrigerator put some milk for me in the cup every morning, then iogurt, mixed it, and kept it cold...

and then, when i woke up, it would inform me if i have got mail, the transit conditions on my way to college, a weather forecast... things i should to in the day...

and it should also automatically download buzz out loud every morning and upload it to a gadget plugged in a usb port...

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How bout...
by hawaii5_o / January 4, 2007 8:35 AM PST

This isn't really a specific technology item but...How about technology that actually works at the time of launch?

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lol
by lil ramZ / January 4, 2007 9:41 AM PST
In reply to: How bout...

Microsoft,
You wouldn't understand.

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(NT) A Hoverboard...
by robstak / January 4, 2007 4:35 PM PST
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The world in the palm of my hands,
by RTourn / January 5, 2007 1:24 AM PST

Plus it is light weight and affordable.

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Look at the past to see the future
by Alfy606 / January 5, 2007 1:30 AM PST

IF you look at where we have come from in the past 10 or 20 years, and see the growth, think of what will happen in the next 10 or 2 years, because we show no sign of slowing down at any rate.

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(NT) 1 full size and 2 travel-size lightsabers, please :)
by shawnlin / January 5, 2007 1:39 AM PST
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