Welcome to Idiotech, the column where we shame your parents, teachers, and other old people for being dumb about technology. If you think your parents are even stupider than this, submit your story at the bottom of this page.

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Today I was playing Angry Birds on my iPod Touch when my mom asked what I was doing. I responded, "Angry Birds." She asked, shocked, "Why are our birds angry?"- Anonymous

Since my dad still uses Internet Explorer (and a really old version, at that), I tried to tell him about different browsers. He refuses to use them, because he "won't be able to access Google with another Internet."- Anonymous

My parents just got texting about a week ago. The other day my mom texted my dad (from her refurbed RAZR cause no other phone will do) to ask if he was home. When he responded "yes", she called him.- Anonymous

I was watching some CH videos online and my mom came in.. mom: (stares at screen, confused) "Is this facebook?" me: "no" mom: "oh are you not using facebook any more… oh wait is this bluetube?"- Anonymous

The other day my Dad stepped on my retainer and broke it, I notified him there 300$ to replace, my mom suggested my sister and I could share hers…- Anonymous

my grandma and my cousin's grandma were going to drive to my cousin's graduation together. both of them ended up driving to the other one's house to pick the other one up. they both had their cell phones on them, but neither of them had their cell phones on because they only use them to make calls.- Anonymous

My grandfather was discribing something to my parent and I and he said "Actually, I could look it up on google. Um, do you have google on your computer?" Needless to say it's been an inside joke between my parents and I for a couple of years now.- Anonymous

This morning I spent twenty minutes explaining to my mother that adding someone as a friend on Facebook does not immediately give them her password.- Anonymous

My co-worker, who is in her Masters Program, was going to England for a week. She went to the I.T. guy to ask if her laptop would connect to the internet while she was there, as she was not sure if they had the same internet as we have in the United States..- Anonymous

If it's got an 'i' at the beginning (iPod, iPhone, etc.) my mum will always without fail call it an iPlayer.- Anonymous