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We're all fans of new gadgets, whether cutting-edge TVs or flagship smartphones, but you shouldn't let your lust for shiny hardware overwhelm your common sense - there's more to every purchase than a product name and a bottom line price. Here are the five mistakes people make that lead to wasted money and terrible buyer's remorse when picking up new gadgets, and the easy fixes for making better buys.

Predicting the future is near impossible -- but that doesn‘t stop us all from having a red hot go. Human beings have been predicting the future since the beginning of history and the results range from the hilarious to the downright uncanny.

One thing all future predictions have in common: they‘re rooted in our current understanding of how the world works. It‘s difficult to escape that mindset. We have no idea how technology will evolve, so our ideas are connected to the technology of today.

We're all fans of new gadgets, whether cutting-edge TVs or flagship smartphones, but you shouldn't let your lust for shiny hardware overwhelm your common sense - there's more to every purchase than a product name and a bottom line price. Here are the five mistakes people make that lead to wasted money and terrible buyer's remorse when picking up new gadgets, and the easy fixes for making better buys.