Linked by Thom Holwerda on Thu 1st Jun 2006 15:24 UTC, submitted by Tom Dickens
Apple "It's not that I despise Apple or the wonderful products it showcases year after year, but the fact that almost every first generation Apple product has serious quality assurance issues bugs me beyond belief. Let's take a look at two of Apple's most successful products, the company's portable music player and its notebook series."
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RE[4]: What annoys me...
by Simba on Thu 1st Jun 2006 21:05 UTC in reply to "RE[3]: What annoys me..."
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> I don't think you remember the Apple III. I don't think you
> "remember" any of this.

Oh I remember it quite well.

> What I remember about the Apple III is that one of my classrooms
> had one, and it worked fine.

Ah... That's your problem then. You were still in grade school back when I was working one of my first IT jobs as a technician. And your experience is based on "One unit we had in a classroom".

And I never said they became a bubbling cauldron of magma. I said they ran so hot that the motherboards warped over time, and caused them to pop chips out their sockets, which then had to be reseated. No, I am not exagerating.

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