best products


Unexpected innovation and great, intuitive design set these products apart from the pack in 2006. The Business Week editors and correspondents sifted through hundreds of interesting gadgets, baubles, gizmos, and jalopies, narrowing down the field to 20 that they consider the very best products of the year. They also chose five of the most notable clunkers — and two products to watch in the year ahead.

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