GOOD RIDDANCE: 9 Bad Tech Ideas That Expired In 2011

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In high-tech rends and product ideas come and go.

Remember when “push” media like Pointcast was going to replace the Web? Or when everybody was going to live in a kind of 3D virtual reality? Or when TV was going to merge with the Internet? (OK, so maybe some ideas don’t die quite so easily.)

The only way for the good ideas to shine is if the bad ideas get out of the way.

So here’s our raspberry to some bad tech ideas that finally died in 2011.

Let’s hope they don’t rise from the dead in 2012…