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Top 5 Fastest Discontinued Tech Products!

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These are the shortest lived, biggest failures in all of tech! Some of them are even record-setting. Click "more info" to expand for all the links! Powermac G4 Cube (1:18) Nexus Q (1:42) Gizmondo Gaming Console (2:08) JooJoo Tablet (2:28) Nintendo VirtualBoy (3:08) Sony eVilla (3:56) 5. Google Wave (4:50) 4. Microsoft Kin (5:21) 3. HP Touchpad (6:30) 2. HTC First (7:06) 1. Cisco FilpLive Camera (7:35) The Kin backstory: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Microsoft_Kin Video Gear I use: http://amzn.com/lm/R3B571T7PT4PWM Intro Track: ASDF Movie Song Outro Track: "Channel 41" by Deadmau5 ~ http://twitter.com/MKBHD http://google.com/+MarquesBrownlee http://facebook.com/MarquesBrownlee http://facebook.com/MKBHD http://instagram.com/MKBHD
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Dylan Bentley (4 days ago)
Surely a 2.0 reboot is due
les mitchelmore (8 days ago)
This is a golden oldie.The sinclair black watch
21 Savage (18 days ago)
Uhm cough cough galaxy note 7
Efren Agan (21 days ago)
The algorithm suggested me this 5 year old video. What is Happening here 😂 very cool video thou
AcresceNtRMoonT (1 month ago)
I don't know if I'd say it was really quickly discontinued, but surface rt series wasn't entirely bad if all you needed was a really slim reliable device to do web work and microsoft store apps. I definitely don't like rt, but the issue was with the lack of app support, and no so much with the device itself.
RPGΣarapraxis (1 month ago)
what the hell, the virtual boy wasen't even CLOSE to being augmented reality
Sara M (1 month ago)
My favourite fastest discontinued product was Project Ara
Tim Stepp (1 month ago)
I was reselling the flip cameras before it was bought by Cisco, very odd branding by Cisco, a company that specializes in Routers, Switches and IP Telephony.
alexander rahirant (1 month ago)
we should be calling these videos Marques classic's chest
Durst (1 month ago)
Good job! You mentioned Win Vista! Yeah, I hated that OS! In fact, when I ordered a custom-built HP laptop I asked the salesperson if I could upgrade to XP, and they said, "You mean downgrade to XP?" and of course I said, "No, I would like to wipe the drive and install XP which is FAR better than Vista. So I want to upgrade to XP." It turned out that HP didn't make drivers for the volume and screen brightness buttons for XP so I couldn't really use the laptop with XP...unless I was okay with the screen brightness being stuck at one level and the other buttons (like: play/pause, FF, RW, etc.) not working either.
11kele (1 month ago)
I loved Google Wave and I was surprised when they announced that they are shutting it down. The development might stop soon after Wave was released, but it was running for year or even more... It was a software ahead of its time, most people did not know what it is and how they can use it. Now there is Slack and other successful platforms which all came long after Wave. Wave had great options for team work and everything was working perfect, the only problem is that it was live somewhere around 2010 instead 2015...
Preston Ferry (1 month ago)
How many subscribers did he have back then?
Steve Steve (1 month ago)
Do u knoe de wey looking ass
Martin Andersen (1 month ago)
I would’ve thought the BlackBerry Playbook would’ve been in there, it was so massively hyped as the iPad killer in the lead up to release. At the glitzy announcement event, no-one could even touch one, but then when it was released, it got universally panned, not even having email. I have never heard of it since. It seemed to fall off the face of the earth. But I looked it up on Wikipedia, it’s page hasn’t been updated for several years, but it seems it bumped along for a few years at least, supposedly doing well in their native Canada.
ARC (1 month ago)
FLIP cameras would have costed Cisco more than its worth anyway, and maybe Cisco knew this, because of the rise of smartphones being more convenient to use
unfa (1 month ago)
I love Google Wave, I've used it in Beta, I don't know why they have pulled the plug on that one. The 75 days was probably the time from public release to termination. because the beta was open for much longer.
Garrett N (1 month ago)
why is YT suggesting this to me in 2018 lul?
Anvit (1 month ago)
Also, R.I.P. Samsung Note 7. That got old.
Anvit (1 month ago)
Man, you look soooo different in 2018. Voice still the same tho
Callum 1248 (1 month ago)
Psvita
shoominati23 (1 month ago)
It used to be 18 months at leats between phones. So that meant that you were on a 2 year contract, by then you were trading your shitty, cracked screen, pussy phone for a pretty new tech one.. no more.
Giles Lucas (1 month ago)
Ipad 3 only lasted 7 months.
DragonTechRoyale4k (1 month ago)
The powermac g4 is cool
blazin' awesome (1 month ago)
Note 7
n1
Omega Music (2 months ago)
This was recommended after you won the shorty award for creator of the decade, if only you knew.
Hashemdr Herrera (2 months ago)
First thought: What happened to MKBHD?? then saw this is old pheww
Mike Powers (2 months ago)
As always, Marques, a very informative, interesting, and entertaining video. That's why I subscribed over a year ago, and keep coming back.
*cough* note7 *cough*
Kyakou (2 months ago)
Bruh it's 13th of April today. And it's also Friday too!
Wixxy Pharoah (2 months ago)
that flip camera story was insanely interesting.. I thought they would be rivaling gopro...yeah not the case.
John Santiago (2 months ago)
I’m watching this on April 13th
Andrew Morton (2 months ago)
Early adopters are doing god's work
Gliding_Eagle Durand (2 months ago)
The last one sounded like it could have been good.
Dr.Fr4nk3n5731n (2 months ago)
wouldn't project ARA fit in here as well? I mean we never get a chance to enjoy it just like the Flip Life.
stan kidofu (2 months ago)
virtua boy wasnt AUGMENTED reality, it was virtual reality
Ness Lee (2 months ago)
Decent channel you got here kid. Keep at it, you might be something some day
Ness Lee (2 months ago)
......
Obi (2 months ago)
Im hoping you're being sarcastic lmao
Charles Bosse (2 months ago)
I actually liked the Nintendo VirtuaBoy. It was too far ahead of it's time though, and not at all augmented reality or even what we now call virtual reality (no motion or head tracking at all), just line art 3D.
Gav (2 months ago)
who is here in 2018
NinetyFour (2 months ago)
Anyone watching this in 2018? :D
Dillon Short (3 months ago)
Baby Marques
XxBanditNoah (3 months ago)
i would actually want a flip live
Arrow Blue (3 months ago)
how young did you look here :D
Minion Bay (3 months ago)
The Galaxy Note7 went discontinued after 2 months due to exploding batteries
octomoda (3 months ago)
I LOVED this video. I was laughing through the whole thing. So many terrible products.
Maximus The Champion (3 months ago)
Thou shall not speak of the Virtual Boy.
TeCh AuThority (3 months ago)
2018????
Tayla Queen (3 months ago)
They probably discontinued the flip camera because of getting knowledge about smart phones pretty much being the same thing except better
refink33 (3 months ago)
i owned 2 HP Touchpads and they worked great. WebOS was a terrific operating system.
Tony Yu (3 months ago)
Somehow this video pop up on my feed...so I guess watch it again?? I think he grew a lot those years.
PTNLemay (3 months ago)
I liked the Creative Zen. It was a nice little MP3. It would have been cool if they had continued updating it.
highwindv6 (3 months ago)
Sent here right after the Niel degrasse Tyson video?
Dean Hodson (3 months ago)
Who is here in 2018
dat boi (3 months ago)
damn he became a whopping 9 from 6 in 5 years
Graham Crannell (3 months ago)
shoutout anybody watching in 2018. Look at lil baby marques 😆
Chris Wellz (3 months ago)
This guy looks so different and it's only a 5 year difference.
Junito Punto Comm (3 months ago)
I knew something was wrong...this video was from 2013 !! Lol
Cyrus Takem (3 months ago)
Cisco bought a company and then fired everyone? wtf? they basically just destroyed a company, is that even legal?
Apoc (3 months ago)
why was this reccomended
Maika Hara (3 months ago)
Was legit sad to see the Nexus Q go.
LATENIIGHTCRUE (4 months ago)
Hey @MKBHD Could you possibly make another one of these if there are any products that you would likely say are either fastest discontinued tech or tech that left a sour taste ? definitely enjoyed this video via 2018 lol
Booper Dooper (4 months ago)
I come from the future to tell you that its 2018 and Apple is in deep water for planned obsolescence. xD
Dan Valdivia (4 months ago)
PSP was also way ahead of its time
howtodownload pro (4 months ago)
why is this in my homepage..:D I was like wow he changed man but its 5 years ago lel
Tony Clay (4 months ago)
4.5 years old. Recommended by YouTube. I'm OK with this. Nice one, Marques.
LIshoot (4 months ago)
Oh God, I remember working at an at&t store when the HTC First came out. Had that weird "Facebook Home" launcher. I knew something was up when they had us change the displays to show the new price. Most of the demo models just ended up in a box in the back room.
JLT Yes (4 months ago)
Holy crap, he was skinny back then!
BKFirst (4 months ago)
Ha I was thinking that too
beez1717 (4 months ago)
You should make an updated video if there are enough products out there since this was made to warrant another video!
Alan Kowalski (4 months ago)
The flip was never released, so it was never a product, so it was never discontinued, so why did it make this list?
Alan Kowalski (4 months ago)
Google wave isn’t a product???or am I wrong
Matthew Hall (4 months ago)
Idk why I’m here 4 years later🤷🏾‍♂️ but welcome iPhone X to this list
Josh B (4 months ago)
Rip flip
Greg Citarella (4 months ago)
i miss this intro music
Jake Allen Jacob (4 months ago)
my favorite would have to be the iphone 10
Custom Adventurist (4 months ago)
You look sooo young!!!😂😂😂😂
Uzair Ahmed (4 months ago)
iPhone X
William Hays (4 months ago)
I know this is an old post but the quickest discontinued product that I've encountered, personally, was the LG CT810 Incite with AT&T. That phone was a horrible POS. I remember after a few weeks of having it, AT&T started selling them, outright, for $10.
Gabriel Gomez (4 months ago)
2018 -- the Iphone x
Azraii Zulkiple (4 months ago)
Can we have this new version of this video? Please.
Freakbot4000 (4 months ago)
iphone 1 3 days
Kurt Jensen (4 months ago)
Very soon you can add the iPhone X to that list☠️💀
TheChill0ut (4 months ago)
Where do we put Patreon in all this mess...
alex B. (4 months ago)
WTH this is only 4 years ago!!!
JediPeaceWalker (4 months ago)
Hello from January 23, 2017. Sent here after Free Tesla Roadster video with Austin Evans. Very informative video. Nice to see you were great even in 2013.
kevin Rudd (1 month ago)
2017? You're living in the past in the future!
chicoktc (4 months ago)
watching this in 2018!
Calyn G (2 months ago)
chicoktc same
Thomas Wilson (4 months ago)
Samsung galaxy s6
Thomas farquhar (5 months ago)
I... HATE... PLANNED... OBSOLESCENCE!!!!
Junayd A.A (5 months ago)
Hey what's up guys, I'm kay phd here.. auto captions :'(...
Virtual boy isn't AR WTF are you talking about
Ken (5 months ago)
Old video I know, but I'll throw one little known product into the mix - The Audiovox CDM-9900 flip phone. This is back in 2003-2004 when this top of the line flip phone was released. It had a twin brother than ran on Sprint called the CDM-9950, and the CDM-9900 was the Verizon version. It was hyped as a high end phone for its time (with amazing 320x240 screen! Perhaps around 2.4 inch - total guess). Although phones like that sold for around $299-399 at the time, this was delayed and eventually released for $150 on Verizon sometime in 2004, to which I immediately went out and bought it. Excellent product, but clearly released at a price that was designed to just sell the inventory they had, I guess someone decided to axe it and just get rid of the phones already prepared. It wasn't sold for very long - maybe a couple months. I kept the phone for 4 years which is unheard of these days - best pre-iPhone I've ever used, and only switched because my plan was switched from Verizon to T-mobile. It had a 0.3mp camera that was quite good for its time, and could even shoot up to 15 seconds of video which was amazing back then. Had reception EVERYWHERE even when my friends had none, and just really held up well. I had trouble replacing it with a phone I liked until the iPhone 3G became available unlocked in very late 2008.
ryan xie (5 months ago)
Apple pippin
Samintha Kaveesh (5 months ago)
2K18 squad?
Simon Petrus (5 months ago)
Does any one remember the cue cat that radio shack was giving away back in the late 90’s. It’s a shame that never took off.
SevenTwenty8IGHT (5 months ago)
Watching this 5 years later it's cool to see your evolution
Rarely Replies (5 months ago)
You should do a video about terrible tech products that company's kept making. Like the Zune. Idea is all yours. You're welcome.
Rick Tobin (5 months ago)
3DO
day night clash (5 months ago)
Hp tab is my favourite..... Flashing in with a android os man its cool.... 99bucks Hp tab... Cool
Alborn Messchussets (5 months ago)
...my God
Jacek Rosiński (5 months ago)
You didn't predict S7 Note. :(
CJ (5 months ago)
YO I owned the Nintendo VR headset when I was a kid

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