Suprise! Newton makes ‘Apple failed tech list’

See here, from PC Magazine’s list of “21 Great Technologies That Failed.”  The linked list is Apple-specific, including the dead-horse Pippin and G4 Cube, among others.

Maybe it’s the nostalgia, or maybe it’s just an example of the tech press running out of good ideas. Or link bait? Cliche? All of the above?


  1. Thats terrible. but if you as me the newton was not a fail! IF people like you are still using it today then its not a failure.

  2. […] For the past few years, for as long as I’ve been writing Newton Poetry, these “worst of” lists have cropped up from time to time. Most of them mention a similar combination of the above Apple “mistake” products. Chances are, each list will feature the same disliked Apple products as every other what-were-they-thinking list. […]

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