We all claim to adore technology, but if we're honest, there's much we loathe about the world of gadgets and gizmos too. Here's our 9 tech pet hates.
We've taken a look at the pet hates of technology, whether it's internal users suffering from IT workers lost in an acronym-filled world, Apple devotees or early adopters who love themselves a bit too much. Here's our round up of the nine worst.
The high cost of owning a smartphone
How about the insanely high cost of owning a smartphone? And we're not talking just about the devices themselves - there are the service contracts, roaming charges, surcharges and other fees on many of these carrier- and network-'exclusive' devices.
One industry estimate: $3,800 (£2,700) for two years of service. "For a lot of folks, the monthly smartphone bill can be as big as, say, a car payment," said an article in PC Advisor's sister website CIO.com.
Terribly trendy tech lines
Waiting in line during food rationing? That's understandable. Waiting in terribly long lines - in the rain or in blazing hot sun - for the release of the newest iPhone? Hmmm. Obsess much?
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