Vista Tops Tech Disappointment List

By Kevin Spak,  Newser Staff
Posted Dec 17, 2007 7:52 AM CST
Dancers scale the wall of a New York building to promote the launch of the long-awaited Vista operating system from Microsoft in this Jan. 29, 2007 file photo in New York. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, file)   (Associated Press)
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(Newser) – When PC World decided to whip up a list of 2007's most disappointing tech, was there really any doubt what would headline the list? Vista wasn't awful, but neither was it, you know, good. Here's how the list broke down:

  1. Vista
  2. The Hi-Def Format War
  3. Facebook Beacon
  4. Yahoo
  5. Apple's iPhone

  1. Broadband Companies poo-poo net neutrality
  2. VoIP
  3. Apple's Leopard OS
  4. Office 2007
  5. Wireless Carriers
  6. The Zune
  7. Internet Security
  8. Social Networks
  9. Municipal WiMax
  10. Amazon's Unbox