1990s or 2000s tech?

1990s or 2000s tech?
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New gadgets flooded the market in the 1990s and 2000s, each one smaller, faster and cooler than the next. See if you can recall in which decade these gadgets made their debut.
BlackBerry 850 Wireless Handheld
1990s
The first incarnation of the now-ubiquitous BlackBerry was a two-way pager that came out in 1998.
2000s

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Sony Handycam DCR-VX1000: the first consumer-use digital camcorder
1990s
Sony unveiled the Handycam DCR-VX1000 in 1995.
2000s

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Apple iPod
1990s
2000s
The revolutionary iPod debuted on the U.S. market on Oct. 23, 2001.

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iRobot Roomba: vacuum robot
1990s
2000s
According to PC World magazine, the Roomba -- introduced in 2002 -- is "considered by many to be the first commercially successful domestic robot."

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Motorola Razr V3
1990s
2000s
The ultrathin Razr was an instant hit when it went on sale in 2005.

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Sony Aibo ERS-110: robotic dog
1990s
The robotic canine, which could recognize verbal commands in English and Spanish, came out in 1999 and was discontinued in 2006.
2000s

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Sony PlayStation 2
1990s
2000s
The best-selling game console ever was introduced to the U.S. market in 2000.

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Sega Dreamcast
1990s
The Dreamcast came out in 1999 but was outsold by the PS2.
2000s

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Motorola StarTAC: the first clamshell mobile phone
1990s
The StarTAC was the smallest phone on the market when it debuted in 1996.
2000s

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Nokia 9000 Communicator: the first smart phone
1990s
The Communicator, which flipped open to reveal a QWERTY keyboard, came out in 1996.
2000s

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