Nintendo Wii – the gadget that makes people ''most happy'' | HT Tech

Nintendo Wii – the gadget that makes people ''most happy''

The Nintendo Wii has beaten off the iPod to become the gadget that "makes people most happy", says a new poll.

By:ANI
| Updated on: Feb 27 2009, 15:52 IST

The Nintendo Wii has beaten off the iPod to become the gadget that 'makes people most happy', says a new poll.

According to the survey of over 2,500 callers to The Gadget Helpline, a phone service that consumers having problems with broken electrical equipment can call for help, the results underline the increasing popularity of games consoles, once considered a niche hobby for young men.

You may be interested in

MobilesTablets Laptops
7% OFF
Apple iPhone 15 Pro Max
  • Black Titanium
  • 8 GB RAM
  • 256 GB Storage
28% OFF
Samsung Galaxy S23 Ultra 5G
  • Green
  • 12 GB RAM
  • 256 GB Storage
Google Pixel 8 Pro
  • Obsidian
  • 12 GB RAM
  • 128 GB Storage
Apple iPhone 15 Plus
  • Black
  • 6 GB RAM
  • 128 GB Storage

The Wii, made by Japanese giant Nintendo, topped the poll, with Microsoft's Xbox 360 coming in fourth place and the hand-held DS console coming in eighth place.

Also read
Looking for a smartphone? To check mobile finder click here.

The 'crowned' gadget allows players to use a hand-held controller to simulate a sport, such as golf or bowls, pretend to ski jump or even play the ukulele - activities far removed from the fast cars and shooting games favoured by software manufacturers in the past.

A spokesman said: 'With the world now quite literally at our fingertips, we're fast being robbed of the need to socialise with other humans, but the success of games consoles shows that there remains huge appeal in the concept of sharing time and space with friends and loved ones.'

The top 10 gadgets that make people happy are:

1. Nintendo Wii

2. iPod

3. iPhone 3G

4. Xbox 360

5. Blackberry

6. Sky+

7. Mac Book

8. Nintendo DS

9. Tom Tom 930 Satellite Navigation System

10. Sony PRS-505 Reader.

Catch all the Latest Tech News, Mobile News, Laptop News, Gaming news, Wearables News , How To News, also keep up with us on Whatsapp channel,Twitter, Facebook, Google News, and Instagram. For our latest videos, subscribe to our YouTube channel.

First Published Date: 27 Feb, 15:50 IST
NEXT ARTICLE BEGINS