The Worst Gadgets of All Time 3
Oakley Thump Sunglasses
One question: Why, Oakley? The company's Thump MP3 sunglasses were a fusion of all things heavy, ugly, and overpriced -- something you couldn't even get your dad to wear, let alone figure out how to make use of. (And no, 500 bucks for 256 MB of music was never a good deal.) Of course, there was also the issue of the music device being forcibly tied to eye protection; rather unfortunately, Oakley even thought of this, by allowing you to just, you know, flip up the shades. Meaning you could be the biggest dork in the place with the most expensive sunglasses ... and the ability to listen to a whole 50 different songs at any given moment. Fail.