Did You Fall for One of These? 5 Total Product Flops

The dawn of the new century and the digital age saw the launch of many revolutionary consumer products. Smartphones, social media and drone technology are just a few of the early new products that found an audience and took off.

There were nearly as many ambitious concepts that failed just as spectacularly and embarrassingly.

Here are five product ideas that seemed destined to boom and busted instead. Did you buy any of them? ‘Fess up!