As Cardiff celebrates their hollow victory, Joe stumbles upon the demonstration of the Apple Macintosh, seeing it as the IBM PC-killer he envisioned.
From Season 1 Episode 9: The team arrive at Comdex and notice a large gathering at a particular booth; they then realize that Donna’s former boss Hunt along with Gordon’s ex-engineer were marketing a knockoff of the Giant called the Slingshot. Gordon accuses Donna of having an affair with Hunt. Gordon realizes that the Slingshot is faster and cheaper than the Giant, and Gordon removes Cameron’s OS in response. Cameron is upset over Gordon’s actions; however, Joe has to side with Gordon for the sake of survival.
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