What's The Most Annoying First World Problem You Are Still Waiting on…

As tech makes our lives easier and easier, the little incoveniences that are left just get more glaring by contrast. Sure, I don't have to use a chamber pot but sometimes my magical pocket computer that knows practically everything gets uncomfortably warm when I'm using to to play GTA III and that's annoying. » 3/23/13 3:00pm 3/23/13 3:00pm

Piano Doorbell Turns the FedEx Guy Into a Virtuoso

Musical doorbells are annoying enough, but what if you gave your visitors the freedom to express themselves creatively? That's exactly what designer Li Jian had in mind when he came up with the Pianobell. Unless you are friends with a lot of talented musicians, I don't see much of an upside here. On the other hand, it… » 8/08/08 5:50pm 8/08/08 5:50pm

Sat-Nag GPS Takes You on a Long Annoying Trip to Nowhere

Every once in a while, a product comes along that is so utterly baffling that you begin to question whether or not society has stopped evolving. The Sat-Nag GPS unit is one of those products. I say "GPS," but in reality, the Sat-Nag is completely non-functional as a navigation system. What it does manage to do is… » 6/18/08 3:20pm 6/18/08 3:20pm

Sound Gadgets Get On Your Nerves When Darkness Falls

These little gadgets are perfect for really really annoying your house mates: flip one on and conceal it somewhere, and until it's dark it does nothing. When the lights are off the fun starts, as the box starts to emit either the distant sounds of dripping water or a barking dog. Of course, your victim will turn the… » 2/26/08 8:10am 2/26/08 8:10am

Laser Target Alarm Clock: There is No Way I'm Doing This in The Morning

The Gun Operated Alarm Clock was a good conceptual design, but the Laser Target Alarm Clock has two things that its predecessor lacks. First off, it is vastly more challenging (and therefore annoying). Second (and most importantly) this device is an actual product. As you might have guessed, in order to turn the alarm… » 1/16/08 8:20pm 1/16/08 8:20pm