Incredibly Flawed Technology That Shouldn't Still Be A Thing

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In what is clearly a transparent grab to get you to buy new stuff, companies are constantly rolling out fancy new gadgets and technology. But because of that push we're surrounded by tech that have been retired by now, or never should have been invented in the first place. Even the most decent product now comes with features that add nothing to its usefulness, or, even more annoyingly, that actually make it worse.

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If I want to search for a show on my DVR, I have to use my remote's arrow keys to individually select each letter on an on-screen keyboard. You Tube S

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Entry by munagam07

CRACKED COM These noise canceling headphones cancel out constant noise from the train, but not the occasional pop up such as a noisy passenger, which

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Entry by Busteq

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CRACKED COM Bathrooms with stalls that use a motion sensor instead of a lightswitch are the worst. Constipation is hard enough, I don't need the extra

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Entry by lemonstar

CRACKED COM I shouldn't need dongles to make my laptop functional, but Apple decided to go all-in on USB-C.

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CRACKED.COM Hello, hou Ca-- I'm sorry, I didn't catch that. Automated phone systems are terrible in every way, but the ones that use voice recognition

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Entry by tpellegrino

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Entry by Slammer13

Touch Screen Appliances Are like paying 70 extra for a crappy version of Jchis- your phone COAdALOU that can only be used in one location. CRACKED CO

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Entry by rs1

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CRACKED COM THE ANALOG AUDIO CABLE IS STILL BEING USED BY MUSICIANS TODAY DESPITE ITS NOISY SNAP, CRACKLE AND POP. SAME MAKE IGr F: CRACHI SNAP NOTBE!

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Entry by rs1

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Entry by lemonstar

TLESATOR XLERATOR Hand dryers seem sanitary, but they actually spread bacteria and fecal matter by blowing it around the air.

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Entry by Hestutomo

CRACKED.COM Car alarms go off arbitrarily sO often that no one takes them seriously anymore.

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Entry by Hildifons

Why does software still new come out with the floppy disk icon signifying Save? A whole generation doesn't know what floppy disk a is waS. File Edit V

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Entry by Hestutomo

A touch screen on a car is a distraction. RA It's basically an accident waiting to happen. CRACKED COM

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Entry by Gareth

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Entry by Chan Teik Onn

Whose bright idea was it to 'upgrade' the connectors for USB drives into something thin and flimsy? Rnr inesy They run the risk of breaking every time

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Entry by Chan Teik Onn

CRACKEDcO My car's dashboard lights up automatically when the engine's on. 100 120 80 140 km/h 160 3 60 40 180 999 102564 200 20 220 The problem is, t

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I love how my car stereo takes over music from my phone, but I hate that it does it with phone calls. The audio quality is always awful, and the volum

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Entry by Busteq

Tili tapyanl Type the two words: CAPTCHA ? The squiggly word technique has already been deemed obsolete by both advanced bots and captcha farmers. W

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Laptops that don't have USB ports. They think they're being sleek but they're being hugely inconvenient. Lots and lots of people still use USB devices

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Entry by Busteq

MAWEEL Whats the point of making a super sleek phone.... If I also need to carry around a super thick power bank? Give me a phone whose battery won't

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Entry by rs1

CRACKEDCON QLED TV My curved TV looks nice but its narrow viewing angle means that I have to watch all by myself

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Entry by Hestutomo

Why does everything nowadays have lights that can't be turned off or dimmed? G It's painfuily annoying when you're trying to sleep or watch a movie in

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Entry by rs1

MY SMART PLUG STOPPED WORKING AND NOW IT WANTS ME TO LOG IN AND TYPE A PASSWORD TO TURN ON A LIGHT. TP-LINK

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CRACKED.CON I CAN NEVER FIND MY TEENY TINY USB DRIVE. SMALLER IS NOT ALWAYS BETTER. LIERTY has

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Entry by Chan Teik Onn

CRACKEDcO The disc eject and power buttons on the PlayStation 4 are enabled by touch, SO whenever I wipe the system I'll accidentally turn it on and p

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EXTRA THICK WIRES ARE WORSE THAN THE REGULAR CRAGh ONES. They're supposed provide the wires extra protection from breaking, and sure, they accomplish