Top Apple Products That Failed Miserably

Apple HomePod

Apple's smart speaker was expensive and limited functionality in comparison to other smart speakers.

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Apple Maps

Apple Maps launched in 2012 as a replacement for Google Maps. Apple Maps provide Turn-by-turn navigation, traffic updates, lane guidance, traffic signs and stop lights.

Apple Newton

Apple Newton was nonetheless an initial attempt at a functional, portable computer, prior to Blackberry or Palm Pilot. Which was released in 1993.


Power Mac G4 Cube

An entirely new class of computer, it combines the Pentium-breaking performance of the Power Mac G4 with the miniaturization, quiet operation, and elegant desktop style of the iMac.

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Round mouse

The Apple "Round Mouse" you're referring to is likely the Apple USB Mouse, also known informally as the "Hockey Puck Mouse" due to its round and compact design.

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Apple Pippin

The Apple Pippin was a multimedia and gaming console produced in 1997. The most important reason for Pippin's failure was its expensive cost.

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U2 iPod

The U2 iPod is a special edition of Apple's iPod music player that was released in 2004

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Apple III

Apple let its design team outsmart the engineering team to create a computer with numerous physical faults and overheating issues.

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