Windows & Interoperability: Google Buzz, Windows XP Rank on Halloween 'Zombie Tech' List

 
 
By Nicholas Kolakowski  |  Posted 2010-10-28 Email Print this article Print
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Considering the sheer scale on which many new technologies are deployed, it can take some time for those same technologies to fade away - even when they've become increasingly outdated, outsold and never used. Just in time for Halloween, eWEEK presents some of the most prominent examples of tech that continue to stick around, zombie-like, past its optimum lifespan. Of course, there are several types of zombie technology. Software such as Windows XP may be eclipsed by newer versions-but so many people use the older product, it refuses to go away. Other products—take Google Buzz, for instance