It never fails. The year in technology always stacks up like this: There’s the bottom, which is packed with half-baked ideas and badly conceived devices. There’s the middle, where it’s so crowded you’ll find only room for improvement. And then there’s the top, where it’s lonely and there’s only room for one—or in this case, 100. Find out what CNET editors picked as the crème de la crème of tech in 2002.