Sony's 10 greatest tech flops

Sony has had many successes, but not everything hits it big. Here are some products that didn't quite make it.

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One of the quirkiest devices ever to emerge from Sony, the Rolly "audio entertainment player" rocked and rolled to your music. Two motorized rings around its egg-shaped body enabled it to spin in time to a song played from two speakers mounted at either end of its body. Users could program their own routines and share them online, too. The Rolly always drew a crowd, but few people bought it. Sony released an updated version a year after its 2007 launch, but the Rolly didn't live to see a third edition.

Original story: [[xref:|Sony Shows Off Rolly Audio Player|Sony Shows Off Rolly Audio Player - PCWorld]], Sept. 10, 2007.

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