Re: Another bad Apple

CobraBoy! (
Tue, 13 May 1997 11:46:38 -0800

Someone named Robert S. Thau at 10:39 AM -0800 on 5/13/97, wrote the
following :

* writes:
* Ummm... Tim, I suppose it is interesting to hear about the demise of
* yet another Apple marketing failure. ("Pippin! It's a really low cost
* home computer! Oh, it's too feeble to run even home user software?
* That's OK, it's really a multimedia game player! Ummm... that puts us
* in the Nintendo space and we're too expensive to compete there as
* well? I got it now! It's a Network Computer! This time fer sure!!")
* However, I'm not sure why the pull quote was...
* > * The toy became an instant hit after its debut in November, with
* > *reaching about five million units.
* when the toy referred to in the quote is the Tamagotchi, Bandai's
* wildly popular electronic pet surrogate (a remarkably Phildickian
* product --- do androids dream of electric... canaries?)

Ooops.... just skimmed the article. Sorry



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