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Microsoft stages tacky 'funeral' of iPhone and BlackBerry

Microsoft employees in Redmond celebrate the release to manufacturers of Windows Phone 7 by putting on a mock funeral of the iPhone and BlackBerry, including a Thriller dance.

By September 13, 2010

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Bracketron Nav-Mat II is a good kind of tacky

The supersticky Bracketron Nav-Mat II is a worthwhile option for dash-mounting your GPS device without potentially damaging your vehicle in the process.

By August 10, 2010

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For Father's Day, don't get him a tacky mouse

The superslim MoGo should stick to its original design.

By May 23, 2008

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Yelp rolls out gift certificates for local businesses

Some people find it tacky to give coupons as a gift. To fix this, Yelp is launching a new feature that lets small-business owners offer gift cards straight from their profile pages.

By September 12, 2012

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VibroGym Swarovski thingie makes us shudder

Swarovski crystals have swarmed over the VibroGym Diamond VG Evolution in an unspeakable nexus of utter pointlessness. Fitness was never so tacky.

By November 5, 2010

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Orson Welles' Martians finally land--in a Colorado attic

The whole non-saga of "Balloon Boy" can be seen as tacky and embarrassing. But isn't it sort of comforting that we all freaked out together?

By October 16, 2009

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My encounter with the 'Buddha phone'

If you can put up with its hideous keypad design and tacky 24k-gold plating, you can put up with anything.

By April 23, 2008

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Hilarious Weird Al music videos skewer Yelp reviews, twerking

Everyone's favorite purveyor of parodies, Weird Al Yankovic, debuts eight videos in eight days to promote his new album "Mandatory Fun." They live up to the name.

By July 17, 2014

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I'm only here for the blinkenlights

I'm a sucker for anything that lights up, flashes, blinks or glows. The tacky neon of Vegas is fine by me, but what I really, really wanted from CES was one of Logitech's flashing green medallions.

By January 11, 2007

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Kim Kardashian, wife, is most liked Instagram ever

Inevitably, an image of the event of the century, the Kim and Kanye wedding, has elicited 1.92 million likes on Instagram. You need this explained?

By May 29, 2014