No. 5: the Newton MessagePad
No. 4: Apple TV
No. 3: Antennagate
No. 2: Steve Jobs' Health Scare Cover-Up
No. 1: Firing Steve JobsIt was easily Apple's greatest blunder, but it cleared the way for one of tech's best second acts. In 1985, Apple CEO John Scully asked the board to fire the company's co-founder Steve Jobs. At the time, the Mac's huge lead in personal computers had waned and Jobs and Scully were at odds over strategy.