What a year for technology, what with all its tiny tablets and overhauled operating systems. But for every Nexus 7 triumph, a Nexus Q disaster reared its gruesome head. Here are the worst screw-ups the tech industry endured in 2012. Advanced warning: They're not for the faint of heart.
The only reason SOPA's not at the top of this list is that it didn't pass. It didn't even make it to a vote. But the worst internet regulation bill in, well, ever came dangerously close to becoming a law this year. That it made it as far as it did is embarrassing, and more than a little bit terrifying.