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Ten Tech Items Inspired by Science Fiction

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Literature

Technovelgy.com has a list of 652 devices and concepts which were introduced in science fiction novels, some of which have "come true". The most famous of all is of course the communicator in Star Trek, which was the predecessor of our mobile phone.
Here's a short overview of the most famous ones in this Google answers thread, with several links to the Technovelgy site.