iBraryGuy’s Best of the Best 09: Best “Best Gadgets” Lists

Another year is quickly drawing to a close.  It is that time of the year during which all those “Best of” lists begin popping up.  From books to music to movies and even moments, everyone has an opinion on what were the best of 2009.  We at iBraryGuy are no different. However, with so many available “best of”  lists out there, we decided to decline the chance to reinvent the wheel and publish our own lists on specific topics.  Instead, we thought we would help our readers find some of the best of the “best ofs”.  Between now and the end of the year, we will be sharing them with you.

Best of the Best of 2009:  Gadgets

We had initially expected, especially with the biggest buying holiday of the year just days away, that lists of Best Gadgets would be a dime a dozen.  The surprise was on us!  There were not as many as we had hoped and many of the ones we found were written early in the year as predictions of the months ahead.  You can bet that many of the folks who penned those predictive lists are now wondering what they were thinking!  Here are some of the best “Best Gadgets” lists for 2009, in no particular order, and sans crystal ball:

  • T3’s Best Tech 2009:    For gadget lovers, T3 is one of the best sites out there.  These guys live and breathe technology!  Their reviews and insights are always interesting.  Their round up of the year’s best tech toys was one of the best we cold find.  You can read it here.
  • Huffington Post’s 15 Best Gadgets:  The Huffington Post has taken a much different approach to it’s best gadgets list. Their list is all about the best geadgets to get and give during the holidays.  Talk about some fun suggestions!  Are you done with your holiday shopping?  You can check out their list here.  
  • Gizmodo’s Best Gadgets: The good folks at Gizmodo are constantly updating their list of the year’s best gadgets.  So what you see is really rather fresh and fantastic!  From phones to computers, it is a gift list for the true tech afficianado!  You can the Gizmodo gallery of best tech toys here.

The world of technology is always in rapid and exciting flux.  From tools to make us more productive to toys designed to take our minds off of work and responsibility, there is always something new on the gadget front.  Of course, we all know that technology makes great gifts.  So whether shopping for yourself or someone special . . . or even just pining for a new toy . . . we hope these lists help you figure out what’s hot!

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