In the hypercompetitive world of gadgets, someone is always coming out with the smallest this and the fastest that, so records in this category can be fleeting. The tiniest cell phone of 2000 now looks like it could have belonged to Godzilla. But take your best stab at these gadget records -- just pretend you don't know about the next big thing.
The eMark Super Mobile Keyboard is between 1 and 5 millimeters thin. It can be rolled up into a tube.
The PopShot is also the first disposable instant camera -- it weighs 9 ounces (255 grams) and takes 4.4-by-2.5-inch (11-by-6 centimeter) photos.
The Super Ice Cube will run you a cool $1.1 million (and that's the 2005 price). It has 66.16 carats of diamonds.
The Giant Knife has 85 functions, including a cigar cutter and laser pointer. It retails for about $1,200.
The MPIO-One weighs just 1.2 ounces (34 grams), measures 1.2 by 2.1 inches (3 by 5.3 centimeters) and has a 1.04-inch (2.5-centimeter) OLED screen.
In 2006, the GoldVish phone -- encrusted with 100 carats of diamonds -- went for €1,000,000, or about $1.3 million.
Start saving now -- the monster plasma will run you about $70,000. A small price to pay for the bragging rights, we'd say.
The Samsung SCH-8600 phone has a 10-megapixel camera -- most phones have 1 or 2 megapixels.
The "hopper" robots created by Sandia National Laboratories can jump up to 30 feet (9 meters) in the air. Why does this freak us out so much?
The CX Swiss Military's 12,000-feet model, can work at … that's right, 12,000 feet (3,658 meters). But Montes Charmex SA made only 365 of them, so you might be out of luck if your 6,000-foot model just isn't cutting it.