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QOTD: What Gadgets Can't You Live Without?

By - Source: Tom's Hardware US | B 145 comments

Tell us what is essential to your living.

Our computers do so much for us. They entertain us by playing games, movies, music and other multimedia. They let us keep in touch with friends and annoy others with social networks. Many of us even earn our living thanks to computers. We know that you can't live without your computer(s). We can't either, but now we've come to depend on many other devices to get us through the day.

What we want to know from you is what other electronic devices and gadgets you can't live without, besides the computer.

We're expecting most of you to answer with your mobile phones, as convergence has made the simple calling device into so much more (including your alarm clock), but we're hoping that you can surprise us with the unexpected. Mind you, it doesn't have to be high-tech stuff. For example, I can no longer do without my specialty coffee maker that brews a single cappuccino from a little pod, nor can I fly on an airplane without my noise canceling headphones.

For our QOTD, tell us what sort of gadgets that you simply can't live without.

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  • 37 Hide
    Anonymous , August 28, 2009 11:20 PM
    my pink britney spears fleshlight, duh.
  • 19 Hide
    LATTEH , August 29, 2009 1:26 AM
    it would be the airconditioner for sure
  • 14 Hide
    WheelsOfConfusion , August 29, 2009 1:31 AM
    Jankro's pink Brittney Spears fleshlight.
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  • 37 Hide
    Anonymous , August 28, 2009 11:20 PM
    my pink britney spears fleshlight, duh.
  • 11 Hide
    fatkid35 , August 28, 2009 11:29 PM
    my keychain usb drive and my g1 phone. but i wouldn't mind trying janko's britney fleshlight.;)
  • 14 Hide
    Shadow703793 , August 28, 2009 11:29 PM
    PC. :D 
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    Anonymous , August 28, 2009 11:36 PM
    the two gadgets I cant live without are my pc and my wii.
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    Honis , August 28, 2009 11:36 PM
    I can go without my cell phone if I had a land line in my house. Really the only thing I wouldn't give up is good books.
  • 9 Hide
    Shadow703793 , August 28, 2009 11:42 PM
    Water and Oxygen and food.
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    hemelskonijn , August 28, 2009 11:45 PM
    My G1 even though its not that original ... its like this wonder-all-in-one-mini-uber-box and with some tweaking it does all it needs to do and more well.
    (like in example remote management using ssh :D  ... just dont let my boss know :p )

    Maybe my vespa LX50 is a gadget though be it an expensive and huge gadget but for sure i cant do without.

    And now i think of it i have this pocket beer opener that has a built in breath-a-liser so i know when i can drive my other gadget home without getting a fine!
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    betrayer_ , August 28, 2009 11:45 PM
    mah fone n laptop
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    hemelskonijn , August 28, 2009 11:48 PM
    I forgot ... any one here knows a coffee machine fed by USB ? ... i need one badly and though it might be tricky for small amounts (and sloooow brewing) USB should suffice.

    If not a cpu cooler/coffee machine combo for my laptop would do (though i guess that would mean running a shitload of superpi just for a zip of coffee.
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    lucuis , August 28, 2009 11:52 PM
    I can live without just about any gadget...but it sure sucks.
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    chaohsiangchen , August 29, 2009 12:01 AM
    My trusty Victorinox "Bundesmacht" knife.
    http://www.amazon.com/Victorinox-One-Hand-Trekker-German-Multi-Tool/dp/B001B197RE
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    CHRISTLUBAS , August 29, 2009 12:04 AM
    I can live without just about any gadget.. as long as i have food ammo guns (honorable mention our two .44magnums) water even if there is a war
    (real life cod 4,6)
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    wip99gt , August 29, 2009 12:04 AM
    My Blackberry
  • 4 Hide
    xaira , August 29, 2009 12:06 AM
    pc and room fan
  • 10 Hide
    alaeddin , August 29, 2009 12:10 AM
    The internet. I need just 1 thing with access :) 
  • 11 Hide
    invisik , August 29, 2009 12:10 AM
    My sweet gaming rig! =]
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    scryer_360 , August 29, 2009 12:11 AM
    Cell Phone, 16gig flash drive, my computer.
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    leafblower29 , August 29, 2009 12:11 AM
    Computer, iPod, good speakers.
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    maigo , August 29, 2009 12:21 AM
    most of them
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    Gin Fushicho , August 29, 2009 12:21 AM
    I guess besides my PC the only thing would be my Cellphone , and thats something I rarely use even.
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