From Apple’s “Antennagate” to dubious 4G marketing schemes, we had plenty of things to shake our heads at this year. Some, like Tumblr’s marathon outage, became mild annoyances, while others could change our environment forever.
More often than not, it’s a company’s inability to admit mistakes that leaves scuffmarks all over their otherwise notable accomplishments. (Apple, we’re looking at you.) Of all the gaffs we’ve seen this year, here are the 25 biggest flubs: