Cracked Archive - Tech

The 7 Most Useless Skymall Products (Reviewed Accordingly)

I can also slide one of my countless credit cards through the phone in the seat in front of me, and order whatever I damn well please from SkyMall before falling asleep on a tray table. These are the joys of affluence.


How Xerox Invented the Information Age (and Gave it Away)

Imagine that somewhere Ford Motor Corp has a building full of engineers, right now, who have built a flying car that can go 300 miles an hour, runs on water, and has a device that gently massages your groin while you fly it.


7 Reasons Computer Glitches Won't Go Away (Ever)

Computers will never work correctly. Live with it.


9 Video Game Easter Eggs That Took Years to Find

Finding a video game easter egg is like putting on your favorite pair of pants and then finding a twenty in the pocket.


6 New Spy Technologies You Literally Can't Hide From

No matter how paranoid or how careful you are, if somebody wants to find you, and listen to what you're saying, they will.


5 Insane True Facts About StarCraft: The Professional Sport

StarCraft 2 is coming out. Looks like we won't be seeing Korea for a good 10 years.


6 Insane Foreign Memes That Put Lolcats To Shame

The Internet is indeed uniting the world, but probably not in the way that the idealists were hoping for. While we're still waiting for a new era of cross-cultural understanding and peace, what we get in the meantime are memes.


7 Ad Campaigns That Prove Microsoft Was Never Good at This

Microsoft has pretty much been covering TV screens with advertising excrement for as long as we can remember.


6 Devious Ways Farmville Gets People Hooked

If you're on the internet at all (and you obviously are) you probably either play Farmville or know one of the 60 million people who do


5 Things That Are Being Automated That Probably Shouldn't Be

Here are some things that anyone with a lick of sense would not put in the hands of a computer, and the people who are putting them into the hands of a computer.


The End of Online Anonymity: Why Will You Be Freaking Out?

When you make forum posts beginning with, 'I'm not a racist, but...' or call us retards in the comments, do you use your real name? What if you had to?


The 5 Most Humiliating Things We're Doing to Robots

Before our window of time ruling Earth is slammed shut on our fleshy, poorly designed fingers, humanity is making one last stand: having robots do humiliating jobs for which they're wildly overqualified.


More Proof the Video Game Industry is Out of Ideas (E3 2010)

It's Day Two of the biggest week in the world of video games, and the industry is completely out of ideas.


The Day the Gaming Industry Died: Impressions from E3 2010

This week is maybe the biggest of the year in the world of entertainment. This is when all of the games you'll be playing for the next twelve months are unveiled at the Electronic Entertainment Expo. This year's event, however, will more likely be remembered as the precise moment video gaming as we know it died a tragic and embarrassing death.


The 20 Worst NES Games of All-Time

I don't know if the game making people were the nephews of the eccentric billionaire in charge of handing out the gold approval seals, or if Nintendo just didn't bother to check if the games sucked.