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Welcome back to the Old Apple. Bring out new products and then don't deliver. Is Apple trying to lose its recently found returning customers. I've been waiting TWO MONTHS for a G4/450 (M7632LL/A)and according to my reseller the delivery can't be specified. It's a rolling and moving target. At first I thought it was my reseller trying to make a few extra dollars with the new repricing, by trying to get me to cancel and reorder. But checking with ten other resellers I have received a uniform reply... Apple has not shipped ANY G4/450 (except for special configurations), new or old price. This leads me to the conclusion that it is Apple that is trying to get customers like me to void orders at the old prices. G4/400 AGP devices have been shipping, at the new pricing, yet Apple seems to feel no pressure to honour the commitments made to its G4/450 customers (i.e. resellers and theircustomers to deliver).
Does Apple really think that we can believe their promises to honor these initial orders. Maybe Motorola has difficulties, but certainly a manufacturing run of 450 chips can be directed to meet obligations. Or, has Apple been swept up by its stock runup and thinking
that this issue will disappear.
Think back Apple, when you were on top of this same hill and your strategies brought you down. History tailgates, and there is something to the adage of
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