Plenty of high-profile people suffered from foot-in-mouth disease this year. Here, CNET catalogs some of the silly, smart and interesting things said in the world of tech in 2014.
Here's CNET's tour through some of the notable, quotable moments of the year.
In an ad of splendidly questionable taste, Samsung decides to mock the dead to sell its Galaxy Note 4.
Artist Nathan Shields makes an incredibly detailed pancake version of Leonard Nimoy as a tribute to the late actor, best known for his role as Mr. Spock on "Star Trek."
The Harry Potter author wrote to teenager Cassidy Stay, who quoted the wizardly headmaster at her murdered family's memorial service, sending her condolences -- and a wand.
Technically Incorrect: Auto-tweets are rarely a good idea, as Coca-Cola discovered when it suddenly found itself inadvertently trying to put a nice face on quotes from "Mein Kampf." It is forced to suspend the campaign.
Forget those teeny, chalky conversation hearts this Valentine's Day. It's tech that helps us express our love, says Google.
Technically Incorrect: A Pennsylvania teen allegedly shot a classmate, then took a selfie and sent it to a friend via Snapchat. The friend, however, took a screenshot.
May the Schwartz be with you. Award-winning producer/director Mel Brooks hints at a sequel to his '80s "Star Wars" spoof "Spaceballs."
Poetry lives in the heart, in the soul, in the mind -- and now it's growing in the least likely place imaginable: Twitter.