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Reality Bytes: Five of tech's big failures

While technology now pleasantly accentuates our lives, there are some ideas we have never taken to.

7th April, 2012
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'Within weeks, they were all tucked away into the disused gadget drawer'.

While technology now pleasantly accentuates our lives, there are some ideas we have never taken to.

That hasn't stopped the computer and internet industries coming back to push them again and again. Here are five of the biggest rejects.

When Motorola, Plantronics, Jabra and all the other specialist manufacturers first introduced their Bluetooth headsets to the world, it's unlikely they had in mind a rump of taxi drivers as their principal market.

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