December is a long way away, but CNET's Tim Moynihan, Michelle Thatcher and Peter Butler couldn't wait to put together a list of the worst tech, tech events and downloads of 2006. Here, the honorees...
Worst product demo: Intel's voice-activated remote control
As this video shows, Intel's Don McDonald had quite a bit of trouble getting his company's voice-activated remote control prototype to listen to him during an Intel Developers Forum demo. Yes, yes, it's only a prototype. But it also makes us ask: "Exactly how lazy do you have to be to use a voice-activated remote control?"