3Com Ergo Audrey
Lifespan: October 2000—June 2001
Price: $499.99
Pushed As: Lifestyle organizer
Why It Failed: Named after Audrey Hepburn, the Ergo Audrey lacked the elegance and grace to make an impact on the market. The need for a dial-up or Ethernet connection, limited browser support, and a difficult learning curve served as the gadget's downfall.