10 Worst Mobile Tech Products: Part 2
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10 Worst Mobile Tech Products: Part 1
Continuing our feature on the worst mobile technology ever to grace the shelves of your local Curry's, here are five more disastrous gadgets that bled cash and left their creators red-faced with embarrassment.
Nintendo Virtual Boy
This is a legendary failure from a legend of the games industry. The Virtual Boy was a 3D console that featured a ridiculous set of goggles balanced on a stand. Players peered into the glasses and saw a 3D image created through the use of parallax, controlling games with a wired pad. A short time later they’d be treated to a headache and eyestrain as the ugly monochrome visuals and uncomfortable stance required by the Virtual Boy’s goggles took their toll.
As colour was too pricey the console used red LEDs to achieve its effects so games could only have red and black visuals. Despite such cost-cutting measures the Virtual Boy still launched at $180 in the US, placing it awkwardly between the Game B...
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