Have you ever wondered why whenever you visit your parents or grandparents, they regularly require assistance with their printer or Wifi router? While it’s easy to make fun of them for not being tech-savvy, the truth is that none of us is immune to the occasional technological errors.
People online are sharing the technology fails they’ve witnessed or experienced. And, it’s pretty hilarious from mistaking iPads for cutting boards to accidentally melting computers with candles.
Check out our collection below to see all the instances someone tried to use technology and failed horribly! Have you ever been in a situation similar to the ones described in this post? If so, please share your story with us!
#1 Oh, dear, dad tried to print a video
#2 Some Karen raged into the apple store and asked for a refund for her iPhone 5. I didn’t listen to the Convo but when I walked past I heard the manager asked her if she charged it, she said no
#3 Technologically superior
#4 This is how my auntie blocks ads from her computer screen
#5 My girlfriend’s grandma thought the iPad was a cutting board
#6 Asked my dad why he was reading through the camera app on his phone. He said he wanted to see what it would be like if I had a kindle
#7 “The printer isn’t working”
#8 My sister was putting on her make-up in front of a window and the mirror she was using burnt a hole in her screen
#9 My dad says, “Google is doing this stupid thing where the blur the top left part of the results. Facebook is doing it too actually.” He melted the top left corner of his screen
#10 I set up a lock screen app that takes a photo if you put the password in wrong trying to catch my daughter on my phone. I’ve only caught myself so far mostly first thing in the morning
#11 End-user had a heater next to the PC which was randomly shutting off and she thought she had smelled burning a couple of times. It is literally screaming
#12 I decided to upgrade to an electric Kettle this week, a detail I remembered as it burst into flames on the gas stove
#13 Should I tell my mom she’s supposed to take the iPad out of the box?
#14 Student uses light on phone to charge the portable solar battery so that he can charge his phone
#15 I couldn’t find my phone but it was connected to the Bluetooth so I figured it was somewhere in… or out of the car
#16 My dad’s way of transferring pictures
#17 My mother-in-law keeps complaining that her Kindle wouldn’t charge
#18 I need somewhere to set this candle. Oh here’s a good spot