What do your gadgets really weigh?

Wonder why your backpack or jacket feels too heavy? We weighed popular tech items along with some common handheld objects to give you perspective on what you're lugging around with you.

By David Daw, PCWorld |  Networking, Amazon Kindle Fire, iPad 2

Kindle (2011) and a Hockey Puck 

The new generation of Kindle e-readers lost the keyboard along with significant amounts of their predecessors' weight and price. The newest 6-ounce base-model Kindle retails for just $79 (with ads), and it matches the weight of a standard hockey puck. Bonus: With the Kindle, you can keep your front teeth.

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