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The 12 biggest tech turkeys of 2010

Products, people and broken promises we wish we could forget

Take a look back at a dozen products, people, and broken promises from this year that we wish we could forget.

As we head towards the festive season and start salivating over our Christmas turkey, it seems like the appropriate time to reflect on 2010 and the top 12 tech 'turkeys'.

Microsoft Kin

Things never seem to work very well for Microsoft when it tries to be cool. The Kin was a failed experiment, a pseudo-smartphone built on a foundation of social networking on the go, and aimed almost entirely at a teen audience. Although the company quietly shelved the Kin earlier this year, the folks at Microsoft appear to be gluttons for punishment.

White iPhone 4

Some people are still hoping to snag the elusive great white iPhone 4. Expected to be available when the black iPhone 4 launched in June, the white iPhone has suffered repeated delays based on vague excuses. The vapourware smartphone is currently slated for early 2011.

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  1. Products, people and broken promises to forget
  2. Mark Zuckerberg
  3. JooJoo
  4. Nexus One
  5. Eric Schmidt
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