IT & Network Infrastructure : 10 Old Products That Can Be Tweaked to Work Today

By Don Reisinger  |  Posted 2010-06-24 Print this article Print
10 Old Products That Can Be Tweaked to Work Today

10 Old Products That Can Be Tweaked to Work Today

by Don Reisinger
The technology industry landscape is littered with the remains of products that attempted to innovate beyond what customers asked for but failed miserably. The industry also has products that were lucky enough to succeed. They did well for a while, but over time, they didn't respond to the changing market and were left behind. That doesn't necessarily mean that the products were useless or that they deserved to fail. Some of them represent brand names that had the potential to earn long-term success and customer loyalty. Believe it or not, some of these product might still be a success with some minor or, in some cases, major tweaks. Here is a look at some older product brands that with some help could appeal to today's tech customers.
Don Reisinger is a freelance technology columnist. He started writing about technology for Ziff-Davis' Since then, he has written extremely popular columns for, Computerworld, InformationWeek, and others. He has appeared numerous times on national television to share his expertise with viewers. You can follow his every move at

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