There are so many cool gadgets out right now. I mean, I have a ton of them including the newest iPhone, an iPad and a big screen TV! And with a ton of people “keeping up with the Jones’,” I would think one of those is the MOST popular gadget ever. But I was wrong!
Even with the crazy sales of things like the iPad and iPhone they are not the most popular gadget of all time. According to Yahoo, the boombox is the most popular gadget of all time! I remember when I actually bought one of these. Well, I had my dad buy it for me after days of begging him!
“The boombox found its way into just over 60% of households by its seventh year on the market. A handful of other technologies were quick to gain acceptance in the same time span of seven years, though none surpassed the speed at which the boombox did. CD players were in about 55% of households, DVD players were in about 50%, and VCRs were in about 40%.”
Read more at Yahoo.com