The year's most notable embarrassments in technology run the gamut from the industry's inability to secure our personal data to the blunders of Airbnb, Twitter and Tinder.
So, are any of the TVs listed in those crazy Black Friday ads any good? David Katzmaier, CNET's TV expert, takes a look at the deals and identifies the ones actually worth considering. (Originally published earlier, last updated November 25, 11:02 a.m. PT.)
Technically Incorrect: For Thanksgiving, Disney releases another Star Wars TV spot that promises a lot of badness.
Technically Incorrect: Some wondered whether Amazon was overpaying for the boorish Brit "Top Gear" presenter and his friends. But he's already appeared in two Amazon ads. Might there be more?
Technically Incorrect: The Gear VR actually looks easy to use, if you believe Samsung's simple, effective new ad for it.
Technically Incorrect: C-3PO and R2-D2 bump into the new BB-8. Because hype. In this case, UK hype.
Technically Incorrect: Two new iPhone 6S ads emerge, as Apple piles on with the star power.
Stores want you to believe you can get a great deal on the day after Thanksgiving, but is it better to stay at home?
Windows 10 occasionally sneaks unwanted app "suggestions" into your Start menu.
Technically Incorrect: Apple releases five new ads for the latest version of Apple TV. Sadly, they're not must-see.