iPhone, iPad and iPod. With these and many more on the list, Apple has undoubtedly made phenomenal successes and built its avid fans. ‘Think Different’ as its mantra, the company has attracted millions of consumers with the most innovative and iconic products of today.

However, Apple is not exactly Maidus and not everything it touched turn into gold. Just like any other company, it too had embarrassing consumer reactions on a few of its products. Still it doesn't necessarily mean that the concepts were bad from the start. They simply died prematurely, with the frustration of consumers.

Here are some of the rotten apples that Apple has discovered in its basket since the launch of the company in the mid-seventies: