In article <firstname.lastname@example.org>, John Navas
> >Apple rarely gets it completely wrong, and when they (supposedly) do it's
> >really a matter of mis-timing, e.g. the Newton was cancelled just as
> >everybody else started jumping on the PDA bandwagon.
> Newton was canceled because Apple got it completely wrong.
nope, it was cancelled because after the apple/next buyout, apple
cancelled a *lot* of projects to focus on turning the company around.
the newton was actually reasonably successful. it may not have been the
blockbuster that palm was back then, but it was not a loss either.