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VC Ron Conway's 'One City' enlists techies, celebs to help schools

A spoof video about an overhyped tech product called "MyBook" aims to get tech companies to donate books and resources to San Francisco public schools.

By September 30, 2014


Overhyped: Internet TV, augmented reality, tablets

Is your most coveted gadget standing atop the peak of inflated expectations or wallowing in the dreaded trough of disillusionment? Gartner has some predictions.

By August 15, 2011


CrunchPad tablet allegedly revealed: Apple tablet killer or overhyped Netbook?

We started seeing prototype photos of the Crunchpad back in April. Since then we've seen precious little official news about the project, so it's small wonder that online tongues were wagging today about an article published by The Straits Times.

By July 31, 2009


'Community' is an overhyped word in software

The concept of "community" is all the rage these days, but it rarely presents itself as people suggest, and rarely delivers what its advocates believe.

By May 5, 2009


Report: Hybrid and EV sales to grow but remain small

J.D. Powers and Associates says electric cars may be "overhyped" based on all the attention, projecting that by 2020 hybrid and battery electric vehicles will make up 7 percent of sales.

By October 27, 2010


Back when open source truly was overhyped

There was a time when open source really was driven by myths and hype. 1999.

By July 25, 2008


Help! Someone save TV from Twitter!

Social networking and instant status updates are totally ruining TV, from time-difference spoilers to highly overhyped movies, it's time for technology to fix what technology is ruining.

By February 13, 2010


2011 Chevrolet Volt

Running right on the ragged edge of badly overhyped, here's the production Volt, mostly.

December 8, 2009


Second Life: over-hyped or scientifically significant?

Second Life and other virtual reality worlds may have a long way to go to fulfill their hype, but as the first baby steps toward imitating our real world in cyberspace, they're significant achievements that demand close attention.

By September 4, 2007


Verizon says Net neutrality is overhyped

CTO Mark Wegleitner says all his company wants to do is to be able to manage its network.

By March 31, 2006