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The five most overhyped tech products of 2010 | Tech Sanity Check | TechRepublic.com

November 29, 2010

The pace of innovation in the technology industry quickened again in 2010, after stumbling momentarily in 2009 because of the global recession. The most potent sign of the rebound was the steady stream of new products, new technologies, and new ideas that pushed the previous boundaries and rethought the status quo.

Of course, innovation means taking risks and some of them — including some the most widely publicized — turn out to duds. And, even some of the most successful new products get overhyped and oversold.

That’s the subject of this week’s Monday morning editorial: the most overhyped products of 2010. Here’s my list.

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