Hmm, Steve is geloof ik een beetje in de war. Eerst degradeert hij alle G4 modellen met 50MHz en kickt-ie alle openstaande G4 orders. Als gevolg hiervan wordt-ie, zoals te verwachten viel, ondergepoept door allerlei boze reakties en besluit vervolgens om de G4's niet te cancellen...en nu zegt The Register dat de orders toch gecancelled zijn!:
Now, less than 24 hours later, the Mac maker has changed its mind again and stated that all deals are now off, and buyers will have to re-order new, slower machines after all.
An Apple spokesman told Web site MacWeek: "We are honouring [advance] orders from just a small number of individuals."
He said that the email from the AppleStore had been a mistake since the production process made it impossible to fulfil all but a few now non-standard configurations. So much for Apple's build-to-order system, the whole point of which is to produce non-standard configurations. If it can't delay orders for old-configuration models and re-route them through the BTO channel, it's a very poor do.
Meanwhile, US dealers contacted by MacWeek said they too were now being forced to contact customers to tell them their existing orders can no longer be fulfilled.