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What are the worst gadgets you've ever owned?

0. phoneArena 22 Nov 2012, 07:00 posted on

Some gadgets are bad. Those that are bad also usually happen to be cheap. But what do you do when gadgets touted to be the next big thing turn out to be crap as well?…

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posted on 22 Nov 2012, 18:30

110. shnibz (Posts: 332; Member since: 18 Sep 2011)


Original kindle fire, PSP 1000 and HTC Hero

posted on 22 Nov 2012, 18:35

113. shnibz (Posts: 332; Member since: 18 Sep 2011)


Oh yeah and the 6th gen iPod nano...1st one crapped out after two months, apple replaced it and the replacement died after 2 DAYS!!!

posted on 22 Nov 2012, 18:37

114. tiara6918 (Posts: 2075; Member since: 26 Apr 2012)


Omnia 2 should have been included in the list(which unfortunately is still my phone up to now), it is just so laggy, no apps(since it runs the old windows mobile 6.5) and the build quality is terrible

posted on 22 Nov 2012, 18:56

115. gwuhua1984 (Posts: 1237; Member since: 06 Mar 2012)


Samsung Memoir....

posted on 22 Nov 2012, 19:23

116. bluescreen (Posts: 154; Member since: 22 Nov 2012)


i cant figure out why every article rags on the kin 2....sure it didnt live upto being a smartphone for teens as it was orignally billed for but it did wind up being one of the only feature phones at the time with a slide out keyboard that didnt require a 10 dollar data plan at the time...not to mention it had a free wifi connection in it....i own one and it was just what i needed at the time cause i wanted a keyboard to text with....only problem i had is that the cable that connected the screen display to the motherboard in the phone wore out thus knocked out my display and i had lost all my contacts and texts on the phone but luckily i found a refurbished one on ebay and a place here in town replaced the display cable and i was back in business with my old phone till i can find a smartphone worth buying....so all in all i do not consider the phone a fail at all...sure it flopped in the target area orignally designed for but wound up working out good enough for me......

posted on 22 Nov 2012, 19:44 1

117. HotCheese4 (Posts: 3; Member since: 23 Jun 2012)


Samsung Transform, which I can't seem to get rid of

posted on 22 Nov 2012, 21:07

119. stiggy1 (Posts: 7; Member since: 16 Nov 2008)


worst worst ever : LG Incite , period.
Nokia N75, serious bad battery life.
Motorola Xoom

posted on 22 Nov 2012, 21:23 1

121. InspectorGadget80 (unregistered)


WORST GADGET from me 2nd generation Ipod touch sorry guys at that time i have no choice but to buy it since there wasn't any good MP3 players to compete with the crappy ipod because it only lasted me 2yrs. BEST GADGET I HAVE ZUNE 32gb TOUCH SCREEN mp3 player IT OUTLASTED MY crappy ipod 32GB 4yrs OLD STILL GOING ON STRONG. 3rd worst gadget IS MY FIRST ORIGINA PSP died in a year. 4th WORST GADGET IS MY SHYTTI Motorola Atrix. BEST GADGET i have so far is my SONY WALKMAN X almost a year old which is far better than my ZUNE touch or shytti ipod

posted on 22 Nov 2012, 23:03

122. llooppss (Posts: 3; Member since: 22 Nov 2012)


this one person dialog should give clear picture:

_________________________
What OS you use? ==>>
Androind?!?!?!?!?!? ==>>
==>>
Well, at least you could not have worse...
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That in mie opinion describes all...

posted on 22 Nov 2012, 23:57

123. CRICKETownz (Posts: 980; Member since: 24 Oct 2009)


man RIM id be bothered that you had not one, but two devices that made this list...one being a more recent release. #1 worst phone definitely goes that Sega Game Gear knock-off looking N-Gage. that was a terrible idea.

posted on 23 Nov 2012, 01:18 3

124. XYZ360 (Posts: 53; Member since: 01 Jan 2012)


nokia 5800 worst gadget i ever had

posted on 23 Nov 2012, 03:51 1

128. Raymond_htc (Posts: 430; Member since: 06 Apr 2012)


HTC Thunderbolt worst? Yeah right, and you rated the phone 8.5/10, Phonearena.

posted on 23 Nov 2012, 16:22

138. darac (Posts: 2156; Member since: 17 Oct 2011)


Lol.. OWNED

posted on 23 Nov 2012, 04:05 1

129. Raymond_htc (Posts: 430; Member since: 06 Apr 2012)


Dell Streak.. Bulky?!??! Any thing wrong with ur brains?? Its a thin 10mm thickness and its not at all bulky... phonearena.. i wonder whats ur thin refering to. 6mm??

posted on 23 Nov 2012, 16:21

137. darac (Posts: 2156; Member since: 17 Oct 2011)


The thing was also taller and wider than the Galaxy Note 2 while having only 5'' screen. And it weighed 220 grams!
It was a brick

posted on 23 Nov 2012, 22:10

139. stiggy1 (Posts: 7; Member since: 16 Nov 2008)


Brick!!! how bout the nokia E90

posted on 23 Nov 2012, 06:12

130. saravanan0011 (Posts: 2; Member since: 30 Oct 2012)


I don't think so Dell Streak will be the worst device, it was one of the good phone on that time, I owned it and by seeing me, 3 of the friends had brought the same phone.

And this phone has very attractiveness ever seen on owning a smartphone.

posted on 23 Nov 2012, 06:44

132. yajia1 (Posts: 151; Member since: 22 Aug 2012)


Everything made by RIM should be the worst gadget anyone can own. FACT.

posted on 23 Nov 2012, 07:55

135. Chrisdub (Posts: 1; Member since: 23 Nov 2012)


Easily the worst is my HTC Desire. Awful amount of internal memory, a truly horrendous battery that forced me to turn off all connectivity if I wanted it to last for more than 3 hours, a screen that seemed to decide for itself when it wanted to work properly or just mess with my life, a terrible volume level, and a back that got so hot you could fry eggs on it.

posted on 23 Nov 2012, 16:14

136. remixfa (Posts: 14255; Member since: 19 Dec 2008)


Just want to start off by saying that if your going to name a phone "one of the worst phones"... at least get its features right.

The BB Storm WAS NOT a resistive screen, it was a capacitive screen with Pezio tech that made the entire screen a "button".

I had one.. I had the only magic one that worked. Barely anyone elses worked.. Kind of sad. What killed that phone was manufacturing issues out the ying yang. But hey, I can tell you from experience when it worked, it was a great device. It also had a rather healthy mod community.

posted on 24 Nov 2012, 10:23

140. storm.enforcer (Posts: 1; Member since: 24 Nov 2012)


for me it unfortunately still is the nokia c6

posted on 24 Nov 2012, 16:22

141. nwright94 (unregistered)


Motorola backflip

posted on 24 Nov 2012, 17:04

145. JewBakaUCFG (Posts: 173; Member since: 25 Sep 2012)


Motorola RAZR. Was great at the time but quickly went downhill. I had all kinds of hardware and software problems. It was the last flip phone I ever had and I never looked back.

posted on 13 Dec 2012, 17:10

147. Googlethis (Posts: 179; Member since: 05 Jul 2012)


phones/gadgets i had the most problems ware the samsung fascinate and the blackberry storm 2 both drove me up the wall my favorite are the galaxy note 2 droid dna and a sharp cell phone can't remember the model but it wasn't available in the United states. had to get it off amazon.

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