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Top Stories 2010: Year in Review
By Jason Knott
We look back at 3D, the iPad, lead paint laws, DVD ripping and other big CE news of 2010.

Before you move head-on into 2011, let's look back at the big stories that happened in the custom industry in 2010.

From the highs to the lows, it will certainly be remembered as a memorable year, even if you'd like to completely forget it.

The following are in no particular order, but here's a look at the biggest stories in the custom industry in 2010.



How will you remember 2010? Please share your memorable moments.

iPad Introduced
On January 27, 2010, Apple introduced the iPad and turned the home control industry on its head, simultaneously stirring up groans and cheers among CE pros. Groans from dealers used to selling high-margin touchpanels for $5,000 apiece who would now have to compete with a $499 product with similar capabilities.

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