Technology keeps evolving day by day. New inventions or gadgets have the potential to change the world. However, technology does not always succeed; it disappoints us sometimes.
With increasing competition in the technology driven world, organisations come up with new products in a bid to outdo others in the market. It is not always possible to estimate the future of products precisely. Some faults show up or new trends take over leading to failure. This infographic lists 14 big technology failures.
Sony Rolly, a music player introduced in 2008, failed to obtain good public response, because of its memory and software issues. Flooz & Beanz website sought to introduce web currency, but the customers were comfortable using credit and cash. ESPNs trail to introduce mobiles of their brand for sports content turned out to be a failure.
Nokia N-Gage required users to speak sideways because of its horizontal gaming design. Gizmondo turned out to be worst sold handheld gaming device in history, due to high cost and clunky appearance.