The end of 2014 will soon be upon us, and even though there is still more than a month left for some major newsworthy gaffes and missteps to happen in the world of technology and mobile, we thought it would be interesting to take an early look back on 2014’s most significant “technology failures”, and examine just where it all went wrong for some of the biggest names in tech.
When mobile phone companies, technology behemoths and even governments make a mistake, they usually hope nobody will notice and attempt to sweep their mistakes under the carpet (with mixed results), or may even issue more ill-advised press releases that grab the headlines and make the whole thing even worse.
So, as the year crawls to its inevitable conclusion, let’s reflect on the glorious technical turkeys, faux pax and messy public relations that made 2014 even more interesting than last year.
Here are just a few of our favourites for the worst moments and technology-related failures that happened in 2014, in no particular order…
Source: Mobile Industry Review