For every groundbreaking gadget to come along and revolutionize the consumer market—the Amazon Kindle, iPhone, and TiVo just to name a few—comes a handful of tech atrocities not even worth throwing inside Atari’s infamous E.T. video game landfill. We’re talking about devices that serve more as gimmicky novelties rather than high-quality goods. Ridiculous contraptions like air-conditioned sneakers, SMS chandeliers, electronic bubble wrap, and foot tanners. Sound terrible? That's nothing compared to what else is out there. Stay on high alert as we run through this collection of The Most Useless Gadgets Ever.

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