While the success rates for new tech products entering the market have improved over the past two decades, the overall rate of failure remains ever higher. In other words, not every awesome-looking, super-high-tech gadget is made to become a financial hit or industry game-changer. Even the greats from Apple to Microsoft released imminent hardware that flopped harder than Lebron James on an NBA court. Considering the weak response behind the upcoming Amazon Fire Phone, many analysts are already quick to call it DOA. But before we dub the ecommerce giant’s latest tech venture, it’s only right to revisit the failed ventures of the past, which carried the tersest shelf lives on record. Come take a look at the Most Short-Lived Gadgets of All Time.