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Apple dominates Time's list of top 50 influential gadgets

The iPhone reigns supreme, while Nintendo leaves its mark as the highest-ranked video game system.

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Time has released its list of the 50 most influential gadgets of all time, and topping the list is the Apple iPhone.

The article, published online Tuesday, notes that smartphones existed for years before the iPhone's initial release in 2007, but it says: "None came together as accessibly and beautifully as the iPhone."

There are the usual throwbacks like the Victrola record player (No. 6). A few gadgets will bring you back to your youth. The original Nintendo Entertainment System (No. 15) is the highest-ranked video game system, and the Game Boy falls just below it (No. 16). Besides the iPhone, two personal music devices make the top 10: the Sony Walkman (No. 4) and the iPod (No. 9). Even Google Glass makes the list, at No. 50.

Any big snubs? Let us know in the comments.