Apple has developed a reputation over the years, one almost on the level of religious faith: If Apple builds it, it will be a success.
Mac OS X, the iPod, iTunes, the iPhone - more often than not, Apple sets the standard, but its successes don't cover the whole story. The
company's periodic failings of arrogance, internecine warfare, and myopia have also played a key role in the company's storied history.
Here, in chronological order, are Apple's 12 worst failures to date.
Mac OS X Snow
Leopard: What's new for all users
Deathmatch rematch: BlackBerry vs. iPhone 3.0, side by side
Apple betrays the
iPhone's business hopes
Top 10 features that
Apple stole from Windows
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