A Look Back: Apple's Pippin

>Apple’s Pippin gaming console is listerd at #22, in PC World’s recent “Top 25 Worst Tech Products of All Time” article. Apple had an Internet-capable game console that connected to your TV. But it ran on a weak PowerPC processor and came with a puny 14.4-kbps modem, so it was stupendously slow offline and online. […]

>Apple’s Pippin gaming console is listerd at #22, in PC World’s recent “Top 25 Worst Tech Products of All Time” article. Apple had an Internet-capable game console that connected to your TV. But it ran on a weak PowerPC processor and came with a puny 14.4-kbps modem, so it was stupendously slow offline and online. Then, too, it was based on the Mac OS, so almost no games were available for it. And it cost nearly $600–nearly twice as much as other, far more powerful game consoles.

Pippin, Video Games, Console