Brits have filled their homes with more than 400 million gadgets as new technology becomes widely adopted across...
Research from internet bank first direct says the gadget mountain of more than 400 million pieces of kit equates to more than 16 gadgets in every household.
The launch of new MP3 players, upgrades to HDTV, and the launch of Blu-Ray, HD-DVD and flat screens are adding to the abundance of kit in the home, said first direct.
Britain's number one gadget is the mobile phone with almost 70 million handsets across the country.
There are also more than 24 million PCs or laptops with broadband, and there are also more than 22 million games consoles.
Numbers of gadgets in UK households:
Mobile phone handsets - 69.8 million
Televisions - 59.6 million
DVD players/recorders - 39.4 million
Sat/freeview boxes/cable TV - 29.5 million
Analogue radios - 28.5 million
Stereos with CD player - 28.5 million
iPods/MP3 players - 25.2 million
PCs/laptops with broadband - 24.5 million
Digital cameras - 23 million
VCRs - 22.3 million
Personal Computers - 19.2 million
Games consoles - 18.7 million
Digital radios - 13.2 million
Video cameras - 9.6 million
Blackberries and other digital assistants - 4.1 million
Projectors to watch TV/movie - 3.4 million
Source: first direct