Celebrating 25 years today with these top 25 inventions of the last 25 years!

Celebrating 25 years today with these top 25 inventions of the last 25 years!

Can you imagine life without WiFi or your phone?

25 top inventions

As we celebrate a quarter of a century, we would also like to look back at some of the most amazing inventions to come through during that period. Smartphones and WiFi are definitely at the top of that list. 

Can you guess what comes third in the list? Netflix, maybe? 

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No, it is actually online banking. It definitely deserves to take the trophy because it is one of the most convenient things to exist in the world. Making transactions from anywhere is everything we need in this fast-paced world. 

Product Focus conducted a survey with 2 000 UK adults asking which products have impressed them the most over the past 25 years. 

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For the products and developments which have impressed us most over the last quarter of a century and made the biggest impact on our lives we have: 

  • 48% chose WiFi as their favourite and most impactful invention
  • 41% chose smartphone technology
  • 35% considered online banking a major development

These were followed by the Google and the development of online shopping platforms like Amazon.

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The top 25 inventions of the last 25 years

1. WiFi
2. Smartphones
3. Online banking
4. Online search, e.g. Google
5. Online shopping, e.g. Amazon
6. Stem cell technology 


7. GPS
8. Flat-screen TVs
9. Contactless payment
10. Tablets
11. YouTube
12. 3D printers
13. Netflix


14. Data encryption
15. Skype
16. Modern electric cars, e.g. Tesla Model S
17. Kindle
18. Bluetooth
19. Facebook


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20. Wireless headphones
21. Ancestry DNA kits
22. Sony games consoles (PlayStation line)
23. Amazon Echo
24. Spotify
25. Fitbit

So Netflix actually is on the list! We totally have to give everything on the list a thumbs up! 

Because of some of these inventions, we are working and will be able to have an amazing birthday today!

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