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Tech Fail! Biggest Flops of The Last 10+ Years

There are two surefire ways to have your name immortalized in history: succeed in your stride toward greatness or, as so many tech firms did in 2011, faceplant trying.

Fresh in our memory are failed products like the Blackberry Playbook, the PlayStation Network getting hacked, Microsoft's Kin smartphones, AMD's FX relaunch and Duke Nukem Forever. Those and a few others have served as inspiration for us to look further back and revisit some of the biggest flops of the new millennia, starting with what many consider Microsoft's worst OS ever.

Rumor: 10" PlayBook cancelled to focus on QNX-based phone

BlackBerry-maker Research In Motion has been under a lot of pressure lately, following its latest financial results that showed a slowdown in sales and news of delayed products as well as possible layoffs. With their first tablet device getting a…

RIM confirms BlackBerry PlayBook will support Android apps

Although the device hasn't launched yet, many prospective customers believed the PlayBook's greatest weakness would be its lackluster app selection, especially when compared to the ecosystems Apple and Google have established. Eradicating those concerns, RIM has just announced that its…

Rumor: RIM's BlackBerry PlayBook arriving April 10

Research in Motion is just over a month away from launching its BlackBerry PlayBook in the U.S., according to a post at Boy Genius Report citing multiple sources. Specifically, the device is rumored to hit store shelves on April 10.…