Currently, Apple is the one of the largest and most expensive corporations in the world, but the path to success was quite bumpy and dangerous. Companies make a lot of mistakes and some failures have cost dearly. It is not always Steve Jobs applied to the arm.
The fact that you can carry it with you, does not mean that it is worth doing. Portable Macintosh Portable notebook production in 1989 and weighed 7 kg worth US $ 6,500. However, after 3 years the company has corrected its mistake by releasing PowerBook, which set the standard appearance of laptop computers.
This technology toy was named after the daughter of Steve Jobs. Released in 1983, this product was an innovative solution for the time - a graphical interface and mouse. But because of the huge cost 10 000 dollars the company had to bury thousands of unsold computers in a landfill Utah.
This technological device promised to combine the web video and TV, but only two of the six major film companies have agreed to cooperate, which significantly limit the availability of content. In addition, the device did not have the ability to record, and sold 250,000 units of Steve Jobs has written off this product in section hobby.
In 1995, the company tried to break into the market of video game consoles and released the console Pippin. It was the first attempt to unite the gaming console with Internet connection. The then modems one chat message sent about 10 minutes and the joint game could not be considered. Given that Pippin was worth three times more expensive than the Nintendo 64, the success is not out of the question.