09/12/2013 11:30 | By Joe Minihane, contributor, MSN Tech
Biggest tech disasters of 2013

2013 Tech disasters

Facebook phone (© DADO RUVIC/Newscom/RTR)
  • Facebook phone (© DADO RUVIC/Newscom/RTR)
  • Thorsten Heins, CEO of Research in Motion (© AP)
  • S4 launch (© ADREES LATIF/Newscom/RTR)
  • Christoph Dernbach/dpa/Corbis (© Christoph Dernbach/dpa/Corbis)
  • Tim Cook, Apple CEO (© Getty)
  • HTC’s continuing slide (© PICHI CHUANG/Newscom/RTR)
  • Facebook’s phone flop (© AP)
  • Twitter’s abuse row (© Getty)
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Not a year passes without tech’s biggest players making fools of themselves at some stage. And 2013 has been no different. We’ve seen some of the world’s biggest mobile makers laid low after disastrous launches; new games consoles suffer opprobrium after new features backfired; and sexist caricatures form a key part of one company’s massive launch event.

We’ve picked out the 10 biggest tech disasters of the year. Click on the first image and see whether you agree.

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