PC Magazine Top 10 list of the "Most Overrated Products of All Time!"
...but Power Point? That thing is ingenious! Once you figure out all the bells and whistles, what else can do all that? If anyone ever needs to make a presentation, the Power Point program is perfect!
Wow every version after 95 huh. And there a pc magazine!!! Guess someone is a Mac lover..haha lol I think there good but guess that makes me a windows lover dont it lol . Cant even stop laughing about that #1 hahaha
I was very happy with WIN98SE. I thought everything after that was superfluous. ME made some nice changes for handling multimedia functions, but it wasn't a huge jump over 98SE. I would be happy to still be running ME today if it was still supported.
Now why doesn't that surprise me,the ps3 must be the most over hyped product in living memory lol
Most people UNDERrate Windows, often complaining about it. I never hear anybody hype it at all. How about exchanging a couple of those things on the list for BluRay & HD-DVD??
He put alot of Ms stuff in there. He sounds like one of those 'cult like' mac weirdos.
If you work in corporate america...you'd probably put power point at #1...christ, if I sit through another meeting with power point slides, someone is going to die.
Till I read it. I thought it was an article from PC magazine. hmmm.
I said that it was over hyped during E3. PS3 as a game console and a wide spectrum media platform has failed.
this is stupid to say PS3 is overrated when not very many people rate it highly in the first place. i would definately put all the ipods, masterbation, and the psp on there before PS3.
I knew the ps3 was nothing but hype, but putting it in a list of overated products of all time??? Wow, that says alot!!! Another respected magazine saying the ps3 is crap!
Why is PC magazine rating a console? Did the Linux thing throw them off that much? Well, ok they did say PowerPoint is more overrated, as was the iPod Shuffle for...wait, what the hell are they talking about again?
I agree with CasualGamr. It's pretty damn hard to take this thing seriously. Come on. Google? Google? Come on.
Sony's always telling us it's a computer, which is it?
Gates said exactly the same thing about the 360
Gotta agree there. Both sides have thrown around the "PC" comments now, and invited this.
There are some parts of the article that are just plain stupid- saying Windows XP is overrated for example. When XP launched, it revolutionized Windows. It could fix itself (sometimes), it didn't screw up and need reformatting weekly (98/ME), and a lot of its features actually worked like they were supposed to this time (Plug-n-Play on XP is usually a dream compared to older OSs).
And GOOGLE!? Overrated!? Yeah, that's why they're quickly settings themselves up to become a cross-market multi-mega-corp to rival Microsoft.
And yes, if you want overrated, you go for Apple's recent inventions. The iPod is overpriced and feature-locked compared to its competition. And does anyone remember the old (MiniMac?) computer (or whatever it was called)? Apple launched a box that was sold with no keyboard, no mouse, and no monitor, and Mac fans were filling their diapers ranting about how Apple had launched such a cheap computer. It was hilarious at the time to point this out to Apple fans and watch them try to justify how stupid it was to buy a monitor-less computer when they all owned iMacs, and therefore HAD to get monitors if they wanted this box.
Well, XP isn't THAT revolutionizing. Win2k is a much better OS IMO. And it's not a RAM sinkhole. XP is.
2k is simple, very stable, and very functionnal. I don't see what XP offers more that is terribly better.
The Ipod is very overrated, i got a creative zen sleek which does every the Ipod can but is cheaper.
i have creative out the ass in my house. some of the best products i have ever bought in my life. i pods r just fashion statments. even the zune (which i own) is another fashion statment trying to bet out the other fashion statment. wow 3" screen. i gotta creative zen vision:w 4.3" wide screen. suck it microsoft and apple. im a huge fan of the under the hype radar kinda things.
the ps3 thing is true. maybe not most overrated of all time but was it hyped up alot. i own all three consoles. i am a huge wii60 fan. lol. my ps3 wasnt great at all. the hd sucks. the backwards compatability is horrible. but i guess the "updates" will make it usable eventually. its just a fanboy machine now.
NOW I KNOW U DONT HAVE THE PS3 FANBOY
WHEN U SAID the hd sucks. the backwards compatability is horrible. but i guess the "updates" will make it usable eventually. its just a fanboy U GOT THIS ONLINE
HD DONT SUCK the backwards compatability ON MY PS3 IS GEAT
AND I KNOW UR ABOUT 12 YEARS OLD AND UR MOM AND DAD BUY U GAMES U DON HAVE MONEY.
not on the list?
the PS3 has been out for all of two seconds, and they're saying it's one of the most overrated products of ALL time?
what about VHS? betamax was better, yet everyone was all whacko about vhs.
what about laser disk?
what about tang? tang is freakin disgusting, yet people drink it constantly. (tang IS technology, by the way)
jesus, what the hell is wrong with these people? i never even considered buying a 360 at all until just recently with the release of gears of war, and soon to be released halo 3.
and as of now, i don't want a ps3, there aren't enough good games on it for me to consider it. that of course, will change.
maybe we should wait and see how the ps3 looks at the end of it's cycle. we'll see how the ps3's 'god of war' looks in 6 years. (i speak of the quality of the gameplay and graphics, not a sequel.)
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