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R.I.P., Macintosh : Is Apple ignoring its signature line of computers and laptops? Yup.

Submitted by Leo Klein on Sat, 10/9/10 (10:39pm)
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06/08/2010
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Dear Macintosh,

I hate to tell you this, but my guess is you’ve probably been sensing it already. I don’t know any good way to say it, so let me just be blunt: You’ve been dropped. Dumped. It’s over.

I’m sorry. I know this hurts. But you need to face up to the truth–Steve Jobs just broke up with you. This happened yesterday at the World Wide Developers Conference. I know–why couldn’t he just do it in private? Well, you know Steve. He loves the spotlight.