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7 gadgets that rode the CES hype machine to disappointment

Here are some of the top flops from the show this year

Alistair Barr | Bloomberg 

Consumer Electronics Show (CES)  debuted gadget hits like the VCR, CD player and Xbox over the years, but the popular consumer electronics conference also showcases a lot of technology that fails to match the hype. Some of the top flops from 50 years of the Las Vegas show include Digital Audio Tape players, Apple’s Newton hand-held computer and Atari’s Jaguar gaming console. Here are some of the more recent disappointments from CES. Smart Glasses Google kicked off a wave of optimism about internet-connected eyewear when it unveiled Google Glass at its ...

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First Published: Tue, January 10 2017. 01:11 IST