Hall Of Fame

LAST GADGET STANDING

2019

The winner this year is Shure's new MV88+ Video Kit, a digital stereo condenser microphone that provides content creators with an all-in-one solution for capturing professional-quality on-the-go recordings. ...

2018

The Orcam MyEye 2.0 was the online winner in 2018. Their live demo was strong, showing how MyEye 2.0 could help a person with limited sight. But then emcee David Pogue put them on, and looked at his script, and...

2017

How fitting that a company that makes routers that lets us get online is the 2017 online winner of Last Gadget. The Linksys Velop is a mesh router, meaning each attractive node just does its job, working with t...

2016

With Ripples, we'll have no more cappuccino with a plain foam top. Instead you can have a photo or logo grace the top of your hot drink. It's innovative and fun, and won the online vote for Last Gadget in 2016....

2015

We always want to know "what is it?" and with SCiO's sensor, now we can find out. Is that pill an aspirin, or a sleeping pill? Even "is that Coke, or Pepsi?" SCiO uses light to figure it out, so you always know...

2014

Who would have thought that a keyless lock would take home last year’s prize?  Probably anyone who’s ever had to open their door at night while carrying a bag of groceries. The Kevo Kwikset lock was a harbinger...

2013

This is the year that the first Kickstarter product, the Luminae Translucense Keyboard, made as a Last Gadget winner and boy were we sorry. The company went out of business not long after the awards were etched...

2012

A digital camera that let you refocus after you took the picture blew our minds as the folks from Lytro won by popular demand. Online, the winner was Swvl a device that allowed you to make some of the first and...

2011

The Acer Iconia gave a live theatrical performance replete with a cast of StarTrek characters to demonstrate the power of the first laptop with two screens.  The online vote went to Barnes and Noble (yes, they ...

2010

 It was the year of Internet TV with the winner, Boxee, wowing the crowds with its ability to play just about every media  you could throw at it. Boxee recently joined Samsung and it was the first time we pic...

2009

Unbelievable, for the second year in a row, the crowds went for Eye-Fi. This time the Eye-Fi Share Video card. It allows you to remotely send video to your PC. The Web community, hip to the fact that surfing th...

2008

What if you could turn any digicam into a wireless camera that could transmit images from the camera to your PC without a single cable? That describes the Eye-Fi, the winner of Last Gadget Standings 2008 editio...

2007

Sometimes you need to seize the moment. As people were started to migrate from one PC to the next, Data Drive Tornado brought a trained monkey to use their cable and transfer PCs. The monkey beat a team of geek...

2006

 XM Radio was a big hit when launched, but if you liked a particular song, well, good luck. There was no way to purchase it. The 2006 winner went to new-fangled radio called the Pioneer Inno. a handheld device ...

2005

It seems like an eternity ago, but the Dell Axim (discontinued in 2007) won the day, one of the first PocketPC-like devices to have graphics acceleration and VGA resolution. The folks at Dell demonstrated the A...

2004

One of the first consumer robots that did something more than make funny noises and bat its eyes, iRobot won for the Roomba this year. OK, so it didn’t live up to Grandma’s standard of cleanliness, but it sure ...

2003

Either the audience blew it or the manufacturer blew it, but the Tapwave Zodiac, a hybrid gaming device/handheld PC/media center was the chosen Last Gadget Standing. It seemed very promising in its early life, ...

2002

A little company named General Motors entered a revolutionary product called OnStar, a concierge service in your car that relied on satellite communications. It was voted Last Gadget Standing and has stood the ...