Gadgets Built to Fail Stephen Fung December 11, 2006 Extras Someday, much sooner than you’d like, that shiny new toy you just bought will break. When it happens, you’ll swear, you’ll cry — then you’ll sigh and open your wallet. You’ve been here before, with the jammed Walkman, the DOA answering machine, the fritzed digicam, the blue screen of death. Why do our beloved gadgets die so young? read more Share This With The World!