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The Island of Lost Apple Products

• http://www.wired.com, By Roberto Baldwin
 Apple’s breakthrough products are so massive that it seems everything the company does is destined to succeed. But it doesn’t take much digging to find a trail of failures and false starts. Even in recent years, there are examples of products that seemed great but never resonated with consumers, and some that seemed so destined for failure it’s hard to imagine why any company would have brought them to market.
 
Here are some examples of Apple veering a bit off course.
 
QuickTake Camera

Life Span: 1994 - 1997

Back in 1994, Apple was actually at the forefront of digital photography. The QuickTake Camera’s photos (640 x 480 at 0.3 megapixels) were borderline unusable for anything other than your Geocities homepage. But technology has to start somewhere.

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