With one in five people in the world now owning a smartphone, experts say the technology is threatening to wipe out a number of popular household gadgets.
A list of products at risk of becoming obsolete this year is topped by alarm clocks, but also includes small-screen TVs, satnavs and iPod docks.
Alarm clocks have been replaced by phones and satnavs are also predicted to be on the way out as manufacturers build them into most new cars, and smartphone navigation apps become increasingly common.
And in the kitchen small-screen portable TVs are being replaced by tablets that can deliver HD content on demand, through services such as
Another popular gadget on the endangered list is the iPod dock, which is under pressure from Apple's Airplay and Bluetooth streaming, and music streaming apps.
As well as being more customisable, there is also the option for people to change the channel and tweet their reason for doing so. Remote controls are also in decline thanks to the smartphone, as phone and tablet apps let users control a number of different devices in one place.
The rise of smart TVs that use motion controls to change channels are also contributing to the decline of the remote control.
Flip cameras come in at fourth most endangered, watches at number seven and Blackberries at number eight.
"Our team of tech experts are constantly reviewing the products we have on offer to ensure we are offering the best ones out there, so the good news for consumers is that there's often a far better replacement."
"Technologies like Blu-ray that aren't really that old are already looking a bit beleaguered with new on-demand services coming thick and fast to take their place.
"However, at the centre of everything is the smartphone. It's the most important device we all own and it's singlehandedly threatening a wide range of other product categories, as it adds more weapons to its arsenal and grows ever more powerful." -
1 Alarm clocks
2 Stand-alone sat navs
3 iPod docks
4 Flip cameras
5 Blu-Ray players
6 DVD players
9 TV remote control
10 Small portable TVs.
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