10 Worst Tech Predictions of All Time

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Mark Spoonauer
Mark Spoonauer
Responsible for the editorial vision for Laptopmag.com, Mark Spoonauer has been Editor in Chief of LAPTOP since 2003 and has covered technology for nearly 15 years. Mark speaks at key tech industry events and makes regular media appearances on CNBC, Fox and CNN. Mark was previously reviews editor at Mobile Computing, and his work has appeared in Wired, Popular Science and Inc.
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  1. Gary J. Bivin Says:

    These recent prediction fails pale in comparison with some of the even more spectacular misstatements in the past:

    http://www.rinkworks.com/said/predictions.shtml

  2. Alex Says:

    Of course you can call these horrible predictions in retrospect. I think the more important fact to take from this article is that the predictions should have been right. Tablets are stupid… smartphones are stupid, and people are stupid that buy them. Its totally counterintuitive that one must upgrade a phone every two years. … or buy a tablet that has NO KEYBOARD and then buy a KEYBOARD. Marketing and dumb culture propagate this technology which does very little to make us any more productive. It ultimately causes people to be sheep and look down at their phones habitually and rudely at every opportunity. It causes people to lose track of what is more important…the Life that is right in front of your eyes… not the digital world.

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