The world of tech is known for its ingenious inventions, but sometimes, it's flops are even more memorable.
Take Apple for example. The company gave us the
Not all flops are bad inventions, though. Some just happened to be the losers of a tech arms race, as was the case with the HD DVD. For a few years, it went toe-to-toe with Blu-ray in the fight to become the successor to the DVD. Ultimately, Blu-ray won out, and the HD DVD entered the hall of shame.
And then there are gadgets like the Segway. The two-wheeled, personal transport works exactly as it needs to and makes our lives easier, but it's just so geeky that no one in their right mind, besides mall cops, would ever be caught riding one.