Price and adoption timeline of gadgets
New gadgets, from Web-connected TVs, to smartphones, to Fax machines, always seem to start expensive and then decrease in price a few months later. We all know this. But by how much? Alicia Parlapiano of The Washington Post takes a look in this interactive. It shows units sold by year for different gadgets. Bubble size indicates average price.
Poor tape player. The Consumer Electronics Association didn't even bother tracking its sales after 2005.