15 of the most elegant tech designs ever

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Motorola StarTAC Cell Phone (1996)



The world's first flip phone is also the first gadget based on technology originally imagined in "Star Trek": the handheld communicator.

Back then, mobile phones didn't have to have cameras, play music, or find you on a map; they just had to let you make and receive calls. The StarTAC, number 6 on PC World's list of "The 50 Greatest Gadgets of the Past 50 Years," filled that role to perfection, with the smallest design ever seen up to that point.

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