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  • smellyfox1 smellyfox1 Jun 3, 2010 5:35 AM Flag

    Secret history of Dell Streak

    Dell wanted to make a smartphone to compete with Apple's iPhone.
    Engineers tries and tries...but they can't get the phone features to work well.
    Engineers tries and tries...but they cant miniaturize the components to make it smaller.

    Michael Dell goes... Screw it! Let's just make it a tablet. Given the streak of failures.... let's call it Streak.

    Industry analysts however will always call it the Skidmark instead.