20 tech brand names you're saying wrong

How many of these tricky tech brand names have you been saying wrong? You might be surprised.
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Ever find yourself talking about a tech brand and suddenly realizing you have no idea how it's pronounced? It happens to me all the time -- and I write about this stuff for a living. (Hey, writing and talking are two very different things.)

Sometimes it's the result of a lost-in-translation effect -- a tech brand that might have worked in the company's native country but doesn't quite make sense to our English-tuned brains. Other times, it's the result of a silly name that'd seem strange no matter where you saw it.

So how many names have you been saying wrong? Time to find out. Here are 20 of the most confusing tech brands -- and how they're meant to be said. (See the single-page version)

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