The Smartest Products of the Decade

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BlackBerry

The BlackBerry debuted as a two-way pager in 1999, but it didn't take long for QWERTY keyboards and e-mail-equipped phones to become essential tools of 21st century business. Yes, it's obnoxious when someone is "thumbing" through a romantic dinner, but there's a reason "Crackberry" entered the lexicon. With roughly 28.5 million subscribers, it's clear there's an endless supply of hardcore BlackBerry users in need of a fix.