Sometimes it pays to buy slightly older devices in place of tempting deals on newly released tech. But that approach to buying electronics can only take you so far. As today's gadgets become ever more powerful and multi-purpose, there are some product categories that are nearing outright extinction and would make for silly purchases. Before you consider buying any of the items on this list, think long and hard about whether such a device is not a waste of your money.
Following weeks of speculation, Google has now officially confirmed the acquisition of Waze. No financial details were given but previous reports put the figure at $1.3 billion with a requirement to keep the company a separate entity, based in Israel, for at least three years.