Cracked Archive - Tech

6 Disturbing Trends That Might Ruin the Internet Forever

The Internet is taking its first baby steps toward respectability, but it still has a lot of growing up to do.


5 Signs the Tech Industry Finally Ran Out of Ideas in 2013

Like many of you, a love of gadgets is what I have instead of a soul. So when I say that 2013 was the year consumer tech completely ran out of ideas, I'm not coming at this like a Luddite.


The 30 Most Incredible Gifts You Can Actually Buy

If you're reading Cracked you're likely to be a sort of monocle-wearing fat cat just hemorrhaging money wherever you go. This is for you.


23 Mind-Blowing Details Behind the Scenes of Everyday Life

Have you ever wondered what goes on behind the scenes of the processes that allow us to live our lives in comfort?


5 Hacking Myths You Probably Believe (Thanks to Movies)

My name is Caleb Brinkman. I'm a white hat hacker, which means I only hurt websites to make them stronger.


The 10 Biggest Password Mistakes People Make

Let us help you pick a password the Geek Squad won't die laughing at.


25 Google Doodles We Want to See Next

While some Google doodles are pretty awesome, we think they can do just a little bit better.


4 Things the Internet Needs to Calm Down About

On the Internet, pure, unadulterated anger is viral as hell, and if you're not violently overreacting to insignificant topics, you're not a part of the clique.


6 Myths About Drone Warfare You Probably Believe

My name is Brandon Bryant, and I spent six years fighting America's wars via robot.


18 Widely Used Technologies You Didn't Know Are Obsolete

Still chugging along in this world are some technologies that don't realize they are practically useless.


5 Reasons Tech Companies Make Bad Gadgets (An Inside Look)

My name is Christopher Daed, and I've put in time in the tech industry with Microsoft, Intel, and others. And I'm here to tell you why your technology is crap.


5 Jobs That Just Got Awesome Real World Batman Gadgets

Hollywood didn't need any help depicting the badass dramatics of the business of lifesaving, but you know what? They're going to get it anyway.


25 Error Messages You Never Want To See in Real Life

Few things in life make us want to destroy something beautiful than seeing a computer error message.


The 5 Most Horribly Irresponsible Smart Phone Apps

Ruin your life with just the touch of a finger!


If Everyday Objects Went to War

Finally, a way to make name brands fight for your loyalty.