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Kinect named Gadget of the Year at T3 Gadget Awards 2011

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Kinect named Gadget of the Year at T3 Gadget Awards 2011

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Published on Tuesday, 11 October 2011 05:24


Was held yesterday, the T3 Gadget Awards 2011, in which gaming took an important place as Kinect, the new Microsoft device for the Xbox 360, won the most prestigious honor, The Best Gadget of 2011.

Every year, the biggest and best from the world of technology are recognised and celebrated in what is the globe’s biggest technology awards. In 2011, the T3 Gadget Awards has had its biggest year to date, with a record-breaking 970,000 votes cast.

“The Kinect is a worthy double winner, having done away with the controller to revolutionise gaming – and being confirmed by Guinness World Records as the fastest-selling consumer electronic device of all time in the process. “



T3 Gadget Awards 2011: the winners

Innovation of the Year
Razer Switchblade

Commuter Gadget of the Year
Amazon Kindle

Camera of the Year
Canon PowerShot G12

Gadget Accessory of the Year
Eye-Fi X2

Gaming Gadget of the Year
Microsoft Kinect

T3 Design Award
Apple MacBook Air 11-inch

Phone of the year
Samsung Galaxy S II

Tech Brand of the Year
Google

Tablet of the Year
Apple iPad 2

App of the Year
Flipboard

Work Gadget of the Year
BlackBerry Bold 9780

Digital Media Service of the Year
Twitter

Music Gadget of the Year
Monster Beats by Dr Dre Pro Studio

Home Gadget of the Year
Philips Airfryer

Computer of the Year
Apple MacBook Air 11-inch
Retailer of the Year
Amazon

TV of the Year
Samsung 8000 Series UE55D8000

Tech Personality of the Year
Mark Zuckerberg

Outstanding Contribution to Technology
David Attenborough

Gadget of the Year
Microsoft Kinect

 
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