Top 10 Technological Breaktroughs In 2008

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Published on December 27, 2008

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Top 10 technological breaktroughs in 2008

No. 1 Apple's App Store Apple's App Store has made creating and distributing mobile applications for cellphone users easy.

No. 2 Android The T-Mobile HTC G1 phone scores with its operating system, Android, the free mobile operating system from Google.

No. 3 USB 3.0 USB 3.0 will be 10 times faster than the current USB 2.0 standard, and will increase the amount of electrical current that can be delivered through a USB cable.

No. 4 Video-Capable SLRs The Nikon D90 and the Canon 5D Mark II not only capture top-notch still images, but let the photographer shoot high-definition videos as well.

No. 5 The Memristor The quot;memristor,quot; or memory transistor will make it possible to develop computer systems that remember what's stored in memory when they are turned off.

No. 6 GPS This year, the Global Positioning System (GPS) has been used in many new technologies, from the iPhone 3G and the T-Mobile G1 to notebooks such as Fujitsu's LifeBook series.

No. 7 Flash Memory Flash memory is a mainstay of most consumer electronics products, from ultralight notebooks to digital cameras and media players.

No. 8 Speedo LZR Speedo's new LZR swimsuit blends new materials and a dose of NASA rocket science to boost the speeds of elite swimmers -- legally.

No. 9 Edible Chips Soon, tiny edible chips will track when patients take their pills (or don't) and monitor the effects of the drugs they're taking. Proteus, a California company, has created tiny chips out of silicon grains that, once swallowed, activate in the stomach.

No. 10 Flexible Displays to be a reality Flexible displays could change the way we interact with the info-universe, creating new kinds of cellphones, portable computers, e-newspapers and electronic books.

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