The e-readers, tablet computers and gaming consoles that are the hot gifts of the 2010 holiday season, are the latest in a line of consumer gadgets and gizmos that arrived in the late 1960s and early 1970s.
Remember Pong? Remember Nintendo's Gameboy? Remember the Furby Frenzy?
This slideshow originally appeared on Computerworld titled: Visual tour: Top selling or innovative gadgets from holidays past
. The slideshow accompanied the Computerworld story From Pong to Furby, games and gadgets of holidays past.
Images of classic gadgets and games are coutesy of Mark Richards, of the Computer History Museum