The Greatest Flubs In Consumer Tech

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Remember 3D TV and HD DVD? What about DIVX?? And for you old timers, quadraphonic sound and LaserDiscs? Inventive as they were, they were all major CE industry misfires, and the Debbie Downers at Audioholics have compiled a whole mess of them, beginning with 8-track tapes.

“While we all enjoy the latest technologies afforded to us in consumer electronics, early adopters often pay the price by getting behind new formats that dry up as quickly as the cash they sunk into them.”

See the full story at Audioholics.


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