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What Technology Did You Adopt in 2008?

I've made my predictions for what 2009 will bring, and even though it's the new year, I'm still looking back — on what I adopted in 2008. I converted to smartphones and the iPhone (two versions in two years) pre-'08, but this year I bought my first flat screen HDTV and a console for fun (the Wii) and a console for fun and Blu-ray (Playstation 3).

As TV faces the digital conversion, I saw a lot of people go big with this and get their first high def TVs. I saw (sometimes with my prodding) many of my friends and family became iPhone lovers for the first time. I saw switches from PCs to Macs and vice versa. So your turn — tell me, what tech did you adopt in 2008?


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mfern64 mfern64 8 years
I bought my daughter a MacBook for college and I'm jealous. Both kids got iPod touches. I'm jealous. I bought a mini computer for myself. I love it. It fits in my purse. My husband likes to sit outside in our little downtown area and work on his computer. I used to go with him and read a book or twiddle my thumbs, now I pull out my mini and Stumble the web!
ebbiebright ebbiebright 8 years
i adopted all of these except a smartphone that isn't the iphone. and I'm in love with all of them.
laowaigirl laowaigirl 8 years
Nintendo DS! I love it, and I never thought I'd be into any type of video game doodad. This year I really want a Wii and Wii Fit. Maybe also one of those Clarisonic thingies for your face, if that counts.
my-little-pwnie my-little-pwnie 8 years
iPhone, HDTV, PS3, Wii, new laptop, new camcorder
Angela123 Angela123 8 years
I got a new laptop, my first digital camera and my first smartphone in 2008! Looove my Palm Centro
glam-sugar glam-sugar 8 years
I bought my MacBook Pro last year.
ilanac13 ilanac13 8 years
i got an iPhone this year, and i've been so happy with it :) it's amazing how just a phone can entertain me soo thoroughly.
lulita lulita 8 years
LOL Jane26!! I got a htc...
savilerow085 savilerow085 8 years
traded my old iPhone for the new iPhone traded my iMac desktop for my new shiny macbook pro have a blackberry curve also now, the new sony digital camera that takes photos like magazine shoots, its amazing!!! and the new Kodak video camera thats like the Flip but better. Has a usb connector that pops out on the side, etc. and its all pink!!!
radmama27 radmama27 8 years
new laptop & gps
devils devils 8 years
DVR, we got it for my dad for Christmas :) Also got a Blackberry Pearl this year too
LilGlamDiva LilGlamDiva 8 years
I got my first blackberry, and I will never go back, and a couple days before it was 09, I also became an apple convert with a brand new macbook!
smackthepony smackthepony 8 years
I got an LG Renoir... love it!
allinavhcnerf allinavhcnerf 8 years
definitely won't be getting anything from apple! hey bettedavis, the 120 is sweet!
artisticme artisticme 8 years
I got a Nintendo DS Lite. I hope to upgrade to a new BlackBerry (89xx) this year...and maybe get a Zune 120.
kia kia 8 years
I am totally not a gamer, but with the end of 2008 a Wii has joined our little family.
ChicBookFiend ChicBookFiend 8 years
Sorry that was Flip Mino. Hate when the iPhone autocorrects for me.
ChicBookFiend ChicBookFiend 8 years
Switched to Mac this year-- also got the iPhone 3G, digital camera and an iMac. Have my sights set on a Flipino and Nintendo DS this year.
hil34 hil34 8 years
i got an iPhone, Wii, and a Blu-ray player :)
Schmange Schmange 8 years
Got a PS3 and it broke down less than 3 months after I got it. Should have gotten a Nintendo.
kcwebgirl kcwebgirl 8 years
i got an iphone and ds lite in august and a flip ultra (orange) in december. next year i'm not buying any new gadgets since i'm saving for a house. but i'll be dreaming!
aistea311 aistea311 8 years
iPhone in August, Wii in November.
sblazer227 sblazer227 8 years
i maybe a lil late to the blackberry world but i finally chucked my crappy razr and got a bb pearl and then i chucked my 20 lb (at least it felt that way) dell laptop and got a sexy hp pavilion ( yes i call my laptop sexy because it is).
Jane26 Jane26 8 years earbuds? :D
karyney karyney 8 years
Got an iPod earlier in the year for my birthday, then a Blackberry Curve for Christmas. For '09 I'm hoping to get an iPod Touch, perhaps, and I'd love to get a laptop.
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