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The 25 Worst Tech Products of All Time

I am embarrassed to say that I have owned and tried to use many of these!
PC World Friday, May 26, 2006
The 25 Worst Tech Products of All Time:
These products are so bad, they belong in the high-tech hall of shame.
by Dan Tynan
Check out the details and reasons in the article for the list below.

The Complete List of Losers


1 America Online (1989-2006)
2 RealNetworks RealPlayer (1999)
3 Syncronys SoftRAM (1995)
4 Microsoft Windows Millennium (2000)
5 Sony BMG Music CDs (2005)
6 Disney The Lion King CD-ROM (1994)
7 Microsoft Bob (1995)
8 Microsoft Internet Explorer 6 (2001)
9 Pressplay and Musicnet (2002)
10 dBASE IV (1988)
11 Priceline Groceries and Gas (2000)
12 PointCast (1996)
13 IBM PCjr. (1984)
14 Gateway 2000 10th Anniversary PC (1995)
15 Iomega Zip Drive (1998)
16 Comet Cursor (1997)
17 Apple Macintosh Portable (1989)
18 IBM Deskstar 75GXP (2000)
19 OQO Model 1 (2004)
20 CueCat (2000)
21 Eyetop Wearable DVD Player (2004)
22 Apple Pippin @World (1996)
23 Free PCs (1999)
24 DigiScents iSmell (2001)
25 Sharp RD3D Notebook (2004)
Squirm. Oh well, you’re just not learning hard enough if you’re not making mistakes.
Stephen

Posted on: May 29, 2006, 7:19 pm Category: Uncategorized

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  1. It’s an amusing list, but I would have left off such ephemera as “Eyetop Wearable DVD Player (2004)” and added WordPerfect 6.0–one of the most suicidal software releases ever, particularly after 5.1 was such a great product.

  2. How did Windows 98 not get on this list?

  3. Or Windows ME!?

  4. Matt Smith said

    Windows ME = Windows Millennium