The DudsCNET 100: The disappointments
These products had promise and shine, but ultimately, they just bummed us out. These were the 10 biggest letdowns of the year.
Sure, 3D TVs are selling OK because the feature is built into so many TVs. But here's the thing: not a whole lot of people are actually watching 3D in their homes.
For starters, there continues to be a dearth of 3D content. And then the experience itself leaves something to be desired. New passive 3D displays cut resolution in half and competing active displays still have picture glitches. And oh, the whole glasses thing and poor off-axis viewing aren't helping things either.