iPhone was named 2008 Gadget of the Year in the 2008 British Technology Awards, sponsored by Incisive Media. The iPhone also won the Best Mobile Technology, Most Stylish Technology, and Technological Innovation of the Year awards. iTunes also won honors, winning the Best Music Technology award for 2008.
According to the BTA website, the contest, the British Technology Awards, was designed to
celebrate our national love of technology and gives you the chance to decide what technology is deserving of recognition – all of this years winners were chosen by the great British public
Apple released this information in a press release on their web site.