Winners of 2005 Engadget Awards

Gadget of the Year
Readers’ Choice: Apple iPod (5g)
Engadget Pick: Microsoft Xbox 360

Merger of the Year
Readers’ Choice: eBay and Skype
Engadget Pick: Sprint and Nextel

Worst Gadget of the Year
Readers’ Choice: Motorola ROKR E1
Engadget Pick: Gizmondo

Weird Gadget of the Year
Readers’ Choice: Solid Alliance USB Spaghetti
Engadget Pick: Solid Alliance USB Spaghetti

Disappointment of the Year
Readers’ Choice: Motorola ROKR E1
Engadget Pick: Creative Zen Vision

Most Anticipated Gadget of 2006
Readers’ Choice: Sony PlayStation 3
Engadget Pick: Sony PlayStation 3

Cellphone of the Year
Readers’ Choice: Motorola V3c
Engadget Pick: Sony Erisson w800

Smartphone of the Year
Readers’ Choice: Palm Treo 650 (GSM)
Engadget Pick: HTC Universal

Desktop of the Year
Readers’ Choice: Apple Power Mac G5 (quad)
Engadget Pick: Sony RC Series

Digital Camera of the Year
Readers’ Choice: Canon EOS 5D
Engadget Pick: Canon EOS 5D

Display of the Year
Readers’ Choice: Dell 2405fpw
Engadget Pick: Dell 2405fpw

Game Console of the Year
Readers’ Choice: Microsoft Xbox 360
Engadget Pick: Microsoft Xbox 360

GPS Device or Application of the Year
Readers’ Choice: Google Earth
Engadget Pick: TomTom Go 700

Handheld of the Year
Readers’ Choice: Nokia 770
Engadget Pick: Nokia 770

HDTV of the Year
Readers’ Choice: Sony KDS-R60XBR1
Engadget Pick: Toshiba SED 50-inch

Home Entertainment Device of the Year
Readers’ Choice: Slingmedia Slingbox
Engadget Pick: Slingmedia Slingbox

Household Device of the Year
Readers’ Choice: iRobot Scooba
Engadget Pick: iRobot Scooba

Laptop of the Year
Readers’ Choice: Apple PowerBook (15-inch)
Engadget Pick: IBM Thinkpad Z

Media PC of the Year
Readers’ Choice: Apple iMac G5 with Front Row
Engadget Pick: Niveus Media K2

Peripheral of the Year
Readers’ Choice: Logitech Cordless Desktop MX 3100
Engadget Pick: IPEVO free-1 USB phone

Portable Audio Device of the Year
Readers’ Choice: Apple iPod Nano
Engadget Pick: iRiver U10

Portable Video Device of the Year
Readers’ Choice: Apple iPod (5g)
Engadget Pick: Cowon A2

Robot of the Year
Readers’ Choice: Honda Asimo
Engadget Pick: Stanford’s VW Touareg “Stanley”

Tablet PC of the Year
Readers’ Choice: Lenovo ThinkPad X41
Engadget Pick: Lenovo Thinkpad X41

Wearable Device of the Year
Readers’ Choice: Fossil Atari watch
Engadget Pick: Seiko Spectrum e-ink watch

Wireless Technology of the Year
Readers’ Choice: 802.11n
Engadget Pick: 802.11n

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