Look, not everything in technology was wonderful, magical, sparkling, visionary and beautiful in 2013.
In fact a lot of it was just rubbish.
Whether it's smartphones that didn't work, computers that exploded, research that failed to pan out or just silly attempts to get us to start believing in 3D again, there was no shortage of total failure in the world of tech last year.
Here are our favourite nine examples of stuff that we really, really should have known better than pin our hopes on.
Meanwhile, we've made our new set of predictions for next year. We sort of lost it by the end. Sorry.