Most overhyped announcement: Apple's "fun new products"
Media and fans alike worked themselves into a froth of excitement over the possibilities of Apple Computer's Feb. 28 announcement of "fun, new products." But alas, the iPod Hi-Fi, leather Nano cases (pictured) and Intel Mac Mini were nowhere near as fun or as new as the stuff in our imaginations. Now our imaginations are filled with images of Apple jumping the shark.
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