July 13, 2012
The Worst $#!% That Ever Happened to Our Electronics
Ars Technica, Ars Technica
A couple of weeks ago we talked about technology that was innately disappointing, but what's even worse is when a perfectly good piece of tech is fried, dropped, spilled on, stepped on, or otherwise ruined by acts of man and nature. You know the drill: first an accident happens, then your heart jumps into your throat and the expletives start flying as you verify that you have indeed just destroyed a $2,000 piece of equipment or lost every pixel of your irreplaceable family photos.