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SpamSandwich said:The tariff percentages are completely arbitrary and meant to pressure China into blinking. Hasn’t really worked so far, but the President plays hard and it worked with Canada and Mexico. We’ll see how much economic damage China is willing to accept.
It's been over 10 years though. You'd think they'd give up.There's been the Apple II-killer, Mac-killer, Newton-killer, iPod-killer (Zune anyone?), iPad-killer, iPhone-killer, watch-killer …
The only one that's remotely accurate was the Newton-killer. Palm, ironically, later buried by iPhone, can legitimately, though posthumously, claim that title.
Two words: Macintosh Portable.
7 kilos of portable power (because 7 kg sounds so much lighter than 16 lbs), 16 MHz Moto 68000, an active matrix monochrome display, a trackball that actually made it to space on an IBM experiment, and a lead acid battery with which could could (almost) boost your car.Street price was ≈CDN$8100 … but it did come with a carrying case, so, you know, there's that. ;-)