John

The 21 Biggest Technology Flops: Starring Apple.

In Geek Stuff on April 6, 2007 at 10:47 am

Not surprisingly, there are several Apple products, so it’s not entirely for sure that the iPhone is going to work out. Props to them though, for creating the Apple Newton–a predecessor to the modern PDA–but I guess the timing wasn’t right. And as for the $10,000 Lisa? Well, it doesn’t take a genius why that flopped. “Hype is the coin of the realm in the technology business. If you listen to vendors and the media, it may sometimes seem as though every new product, service, concept or even security threat will be the Next Big Thing. Some live up to all the fuss, but many don’t — and some fail spectacularly.”

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