Technology makes wonders, wonders like making work easier and producing things that you thought you will never get hold of. Technology is simply amazing.
Bending phone, energy-producing spray, and even a jetpack—these are just three of the most unbelievable products of technology. With the uses they offer, no wonder people would go after them whatever it takes.
With the perks it gives people, they can’t just be free. It is safe to say that behind every magnificent product of technology, there lies a sack of silver coins one has to give. And sometimes, they can be unbelievably expensive. Some of them are listed and described below. Read on.
Auctioned at $42,000 or nearly £25,000, the Apple Lisa is one of the most expensive gadgets in the world. It was the first computer to be used with a mouse and was released thirty years ago.
Apple Inc. has another product on the list. The Apple I was the company’s first computer and was hand-built in 1976 by Steve Wozniak, one of the founders of Apple Computer, together with Steve Jobs and Ronald Wayne.
Jack Kilby’s TI Microchip—$1,000,000
Maybe because it is made by the inventor of integrated circuit that it costs a million dollars, but this microchip invented by Jack Kilby himself is said to be a solution to a long-lasting problem—the tyranny of numbers.
This camera holds the first spot as the world’s most expensive camera with a price of $2,790,000 or £2,160,000. It is one of the earliest cameras ever made and released.
Henry Graves Patek Philippe Supercomplication—$11,000,000
Created for banker Henry Graves in 1933, this watch is said to be the ‘most complicated.’ What makes it complicated? It does not only tell time, it has Westminster chimes, a perpetual calendar, sunrise and sunset times, and a celestial map of New York seen from Graves’s apartment.
With whopping prices as high as thirteen million euros, these gadgets sure do make a name. They were made ages ago, and through time, their value had increased to a quite high level. Their inventors, wherever they are now, must be proud of the wonders they brought to this world.