Round 24: Toshiba vs Microsoft

This is Round 24 in our Worst Company in America contest, Toshiba vs Microsoft. Vote which sucks more, inside…

Toshiba: When commenter Buran nominated Toshiba she said it was for, “inhibiting the end of the hi-def DVD war. They can’t see when they lost and keep fighting, and are therefore inhibiting customer choice (there are movies I want that are on a dead format only).”

Microsoft: flooded the market with $400+ defective XBOX consoles, then made it very hard for customers to get the warranty repairs they deserved. Their latest operating system, Vista, comes in two flavors: one that only works if you have a super fancy computer, and one that has none of the cool advertised features.

This is a post in our Worst Company In America 2008 series. The companies nominated for this honor were chosen by you, the readers. Keep track of all the goings on at


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