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Palm Pre smartphone named the hottest gadget on Earth

By Super Admin

London, Mar 7 (ANI): The Palm Pre, dubbed the "iPhone killer", has topped the list of the 100 hottest gadgets on the planet.

First unveiled at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas in January, the smartphone boasts a slide-out keyboard, 8GB of storage capacity, and a multi-touch 3.1 inch colour screen.

The device runs on new software called Web OS, which lets users directly connect to information stored on the Internet, known as the cloud, rather than through a desktop PC.

The Sony X-Series Walkman is at the second spot in the annual list compiled by gadget magazine T3.

It was closely followed by Nokia N97 phone with a slide out keyboard at the third position, reports The Telegraph.

Rounding off at fourth and fifth position are Philips 21:9 Cinema LCD TV and the state of the art satellite navigation system TomTom Go 940 LIVE, respectively.

However, not a single Apple gadget made the top ten, with the iPhone 3G being 14th on the list.

The Top 10 hottest gadgets are:

1. Palm Pre

2. Sony X-Series Walkman

3. Nokia N97

4. Philips 21:9 Cinema

5. TomTom Go 940 LIVE

6. Sony Reader PRS-700BC Reader Digital Book Touchscreen

7. B and W Panorama

8. Toshiba TG01

9. Canon IXUS 980

10. Sony VAIO P-series (ANI)

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