Cracked Archive - Tech

The 6 Most Baffling Attempts to Improve Classic Products

You probably didn't realize that reboots happen to products also -- but they do, and they can be just as awful.


3 Internet Shortcuts That Help No One

When it comes to shortcuts, the question to ask is: Is this shortcut worth taking because it's the smarter, more efficient way to do something, or am I really just being lazy?


7 Things That Will Never Happen Again Thanks to Technology

From Internet-ready refrigerators to cars that drive themselves no matter how drunk you are, there are some things we lose along the way, generally without even noticing.


5 Sci-Fi Weapons (That Already Exist)

Here is some space age technology that is already within our grasp.


19 Products In Wide Use (That Don't Do Much)

It's easy to pick out products that are obviously just snake oil in disguise. But it turns out that all of us are buying worthless products without even realizing it.


20 Mind-Blowing Comparisons Between Old and New Technology

We know we've come a long way with our technology, but sometimes looking at the past while looking at the present really puts things is perspective.


18 Technologies You Didn't Know Are About to Fix Daily Life

The future is now. While we may not have hoverboards, holodecks, and mutant powers -- we still have a lot of cool new toys coming our way.


The 33 Most Unexpected Accomplishments of Famous People

Famous people are pretty talented. That's why they're ... well, famous. But it turns out that some of your favorite icons are a lot more talented than you think.


The 18 Most Disastrous Missed Text Messages Possible

In today's age, we pretty much live and die by our phones. As you're about to see, sometimes literally.


5 Modern Luxuries You Need to Stop Paying Full Price For

Lots of things fall under the 'you get what you pay for' umbrella. These do not.


5 Internet Pitfalls Faced by the Socially Awkward

For those of us who start every day with a hit in the face from the Awkwardness Crowbar, even face-to-face interaction is easy compared to these Internet interactions.


4 Annoying Laws of Using a Computer

Just as the world of science evolves as new truths are discovered, adding to the tapestry of our understanding of the world, so too should our laws of the Internet.


The 18 Most Incriminating Google Search Histories Possible

Google is great for a lot of things. But what's not great is the unfortunate way it can reveal to loved ones how screwed up your life really is.


25 Seemingly Minor Inventions That Totally Changed Your Life

While we go about our busy lives, smoking pipes and seeing things through rose-tinted monocles, we don't ever stop realize how the littlest things tend to make everything we do that much easier.