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Floods, Flops and Failures: 21 Of Tech's Worst Disasters
When you work on a major project for an extended amount of time – be it an awesome new piece of software or some sort of newfangled gadget – you can’t help but become emotionally attached to it. Some even go so far as to call their projects their babies. Well, let’s be blunt: there are some ugly babies out there. And while you might not tell a proud new mother her newborn’s a hideous freak, we’re going to call out some of the worst tech “babies” of all time, be they simple disastrous flops or actual tech-related disasters. Somewhere, coders are covering their faces in shame.
And hey, we’re not just poking fun at these failures; we’re also remembering them, lest they be forgotten and repeated. Because who wants a Virtual Boy 4S?
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Anti-Virus Adventures and Disasters Quick Report
Read some somewhat negative reports about Avast (my longstanding AV program). I'm not big on being convinced as to the value of ANY a/v but I thought I'd give some of the alternatives a try.
(You might want to know that I did my uninstall/install routines very carefully and by the...