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Living with Tech: Extremely Thin Gadgets

Most mobile gadgets need to be compact and lightweight enough to carry around. Some have answered this requirement by making their devices extremely thin. These are just a few of the thinnest gadgets we've seen.

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At 0.25 inch, the iPod Nano is the thinnest of all MP3 players.
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The Samsung T10 is an MP3 player with a built-in FM radio, and is only 0.3 inch thick.
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The Sony Walkman NWZ-A728 is really thin at 0.4 inch and sounds great too.
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If you want a really beefy MP3 player, the iPod Touch comes with 32GB storage in a slim 0.3 inch package.
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The Creative Zen is available in 16GB and 32GB, plus it's quite slim at 0.4 inch.
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The Helio Mysto is the CDMA version of the Samsung U600. It clocks in at around 0.43 inch, which is one of the thinnest slider cell phones around.
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The Sony Ericsson W880i is one of the thinnest Walkman phones around at only 0.4 inch deep.
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The Motorola Q9c is a rarity in smart phones -- it is a svelte looker that only measures 0.4 inch thick.
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The Samsung Armani is a sexy brand-name touch screen phone that is a svelte 0.41 inch thick.
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The Nokia 5310 Xpress Music is a slim cell phone with a built-in music player, and it's only 0.41 inch thick.
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The Samsung SGH-A727 is quite possibly the thinnest phone we've ever seen at an astounding 0.35 inch.
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The MacBook Air is one of the slimmest laptops around at only 0.76 inch thick at its thickest point, and at around 0.16 inch at the tapered edges.
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The Lenovo ThinkPad X300 is a super-thin laptop at only 0.73 inch thick, and it's so great it earned an Editor's Choice award.
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The Canon PowerShot SD1000 Digital ELPH is a nice 0.8 inch thick, which fits easily in a pants pocket.
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The Sony Cyber-shot DSC-T70 is a slim 0.8-inch thick digital camera with a slide-out cover.

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