Wired News' 8th annual Vaporware Awards

"Then did St. Steve raise on high the Holy G5 of Cupertino, saying, 'Bless this, O Lord, that with it thou mayst blow thine Dell enemies to tiny bits, in thy mercy.' And the people did rejoice and did feast upon the renderings of lambs and toads and tree sloths and fruit bats and orangutans and lickable icons.... Now did the Lord say, 'Thou in 12 months, thou must count to three. Three shall be the number of the GHz and the number of the GHz shall be three. Four shalt thou not count, neither shalt thou count two-point-five, excepting that thou then proceedeth to three. Five is right out. Once the number three, being the number of the GHz, be reached, then thine will be great and powerful in my sight, however if thou shall have more than one button on thou mouse, who, being naughty in my sight, shall snuff thine's life.'"

Apple meets Wired News' 8th annual Vaporware Awards for not shipping G5 Chips at 3 GHz within a year, as promised by Steve Jobs 18 months ago. I found the above quote (inspired, as I guess, from the Saint Grenade passage from the Monty Pythons) too hilarious to not blog it.

And connoisseurs of this award will appreciate this other quote: ""If Microsoft keeps on pushing back the dates for Longhorn and removing features from it, they might as well just promise to bundle Duke Nukem Forever with the OS."

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