A recurring question among Apple watchers for decades has been, “When is Apple going to introduce a low-cost computer?
Mr. Jobs answered that decades-old complaint by stating, “We don’t know how to build a sub-$500 computer that is not a piece of junk.”
Boldfaced emphasis added by me.
2010: The iPad is unveiled.
What’s also interesting in that New York Times link is at the bottom. Perhaps the first hint of the iPad?