Some companies just have it coming. Perhaps their products seem second-rate, or maybe you had a horrendous customer service experience, or possibly you’re just annoyed with them on a philosophical level. Whatever the reason, many of these companies make products we depend on, and for some inexplicable reason we can’t stop using them.
Of course, on some deeper level we know that these companies aren’t 100 percent bad. We just hate them when things go south, and for several reasons (legitimate or not) the hate has stuck. Think of these firms as punching bags for our techno-angst. Just as some politicians deserve the darts flung their way, the following tech firms have all earned bull’s-eyes on their backs.
Here are the 10 that rank high on the Loathe-O-Meter.