POC Blog

The random technotheolosophical blogging of Reid S. Monaghan

Technology that just sucked...

PC World has a fun look through some of the worst technology bungles in the last several decades.  Though if you are an AOL fan you might be a bit hot under the collar.

My personal favorite that made the list was Microsoft Bob (pic to the left) which made #7 on the list.  Why one earth they thought anyone would want this I'm not sure.  They even had a goofy dog that would greet you when you came "home" to your computer.

Some of these are pretty funny.  Like the iSmell (great name huh?). This little device was supposed to give you certain scents when you visited certain web sites.  I wonder what smell you should get when you read about the iSmell? 

I'm glad OS/2 did not make it - I used to like OS/2. 

The Complete listing is here