The Netpliance I-Opener was one of the pioneers in a class of Web-surfing gadgets known as Internet appliances.
Though most such devices survived less than a year on the market, the vision of providing simpler and more specialized on-ramps to the Internet has largely been realized, albeit a decade later.
July 6, 2010 4:00 AM PDT
Photo by: Ildar Sagdejev/Wikimedia Commons
| Caption by: Ina Fried
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