5 Epic Tech Fails!

It can be surprising to learn the dumb things that happen with modern technology. Reader's Digest collected a few of these epic tech fails:

The scooter that just didn't catch on

Segway Rides off Cliff

The Segway may have debuted to great fanfare (Steve Jobs predicted it would be “as big a deal as the PC”), but this self-balancing electric scooter is now considered little more than a novelty. You may see tourists zipping around on them in major cities, but sales never took off. To compound the sting of Segway's lackluster performance, in 2010, James W. Heselden, the British businessman who owned Segway, fell to his death from a cliff when his scooter malfunctioned during a tour of his estate.

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