The 20 Best Gadgets Of 2011

A year ago we were perfectly content with 3.5-inch smartphones, single-core tablets, and laptops that weighed seven pounds.

Now look how far we've come.

A lot has changed in the gadget world in 2011. We put together the top 20 that changed things (for better or worse) this year.

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Steve Kovach is editor of the tools section at Business Insider. He writes reviews and advice for gadgets, apps and consumer tech.

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