Name your favorite failed tech

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  1. Enies

    Enies Famous Member

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    I was running windows 7 until the last day you could windows 10 for free which was august 1 I think. I never updated because I didn't like windows 8 either. Nedless to say I manged to download win10 for free the last day at like 3am. It makes my computer run noticeably faster and smoother.

    all older consoles with cartridges should be considered failed tech. but we never really cared as kids because we loved that shit even though looking back everything about that time period was inferior technologically. Thinking about all the older games on the older consoles gives me so much nostalgia. Puts a tear in my eye :(
     
  2. yoda313

    yoda313 JEDI MASTER
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    Cartridge consoles aren't failed tech, that's evolutionary.

    Failed tech is beta versus vhs. Evolution is vhs fading away against dvd. There is a marked difference.
     
  3. ThisGuy

    ThisGuy Kin of the Cosmos
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    You ready to eat them words boyo? Just keep an eye on the market.

    Hover platforms:

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  4. yoda313

    yoda313 JEDI MASTER
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    @ThisGuy - ha didn't they have those platforms in never say never?

    And technically it would be memory cards instead of cartridges if the new rumors are true.
     
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    Day,

    I had some serious computer issues with my desktop a few days ago bcz of a game full of virus. A tech support guy told me to remove all the games from my desktop ,i restart it but then again I had some serious computer issues, the tech guy thentold me to unplug the wide ribbon-looking cable (sorry I don't know the tech term), and plug it in again. That was my hard drive. He said that sometimes it gets jostled and comes loose. That actually fixed my problem.
     
  6. Shadow Fox

    Shadow Fox Enemy of the State
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    Google Glass would probably be my first choice, but anything in a Debunked video by Thunderf00t is just golden as well.
     
  7. 5oul Crusher

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    Definitely E-Scooters. Mostly because I see them everyday, and most of the things your talking about never made it my way. They are too pricey for the peasant-class — I mean, students of my town to use. And really, most older people have forgotten what a foot path is.
     
  8. Shannon Apple

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    QR codes probably.

    Most older people were too lazy to bother with them. I still see them used in a few places, but not as much as I used to.

    The downside is that they are friggen ugly. XD
     
  9. Oh Snape

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    QR are still around and are far from a failed tech. In fact, I'm willing to bet most people became aware of them in smartphone era. So I think they increased in popularity during its life cycle (still goin).
     
  10. Shannon Apple

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    Not as popular as they were a few years ago. I used to be putting them on everything at work for clients in the beginning, on business cards, packaging, posters, you name it. In the last five years or so, that's been fewer and far between. Also, I think they pretty much flatlined in the US.
     

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