The iBox Hits a Wall

By Deane Barker on June 17, 2003

Supply Snag Slows Down Mac Cloner: We wrote a long time ago how this guy was going to get sued into oblivion, but evidently Apple has to make an end-run to get at him — they’ve ordered his motherboard supplier to stop doing business with him.

Fraser used Apple-made motherboards preloaded with Macintosh ROMs — the vital piece of hardware-cum-software that makes a Mac a Mac. Customers supplied their own Mac operating systems. Fraser’s strategy appeared to be working […]