October 30, 2012

My Take On the Shakeup at Apple

John Gruber, Daring Fireball

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Blockbuster executive leadership change at Apple; Scott Forstall has been shown the door. Here’s the key paragraph:

Jony Ive will provide leadership and direction for Human Interface (HI) across the company in addition to his role as the leader of Industrial Design. His incredible design aesthetic has been the driving force behind the look and feel of Apple’s products for more than a decade.

Eddy Cue will take on...

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October 30, 2012
Scott Forstall Maps His Own Exit at Apple
Jessica Lessin, WSJ
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October 25, 2012
Stop Whining, iPad 3 Owners
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Complaints about fast product cycles are valid if the fast product cycle makes older products obsolete. But that's just not the case with the iPad 3, which will be well-supported for at least the next two years. It is not... more ››
October 26, 2012
Core i5 vs. Core i7: Which Do You Need?
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The answer to that question varies depending on what kind of Core i7 processor we're talking about. If you're jumping from two cores to four (as you do in the Mac Mini), you'll probably be happy if you spend the cash. Apple... more ››
October 26, 2012
Apple's Fashionable Seduction
Tom Chatfield, BBC News
When the head of Apple strode on to stage at the California Theater on Tuesday evening the expectant crowd whooped and cheered. It was a similar – albeit more low key – reception at Pier 57 in New York City on... more ››
October 25, 2012
The Dangerous Game Microsoft Is Playing
John Siracusa, Ars Technica
I've been thinking about Microsoft a bit lately. I usually don't comment on Windows or Microsoft itself in my articles, and that sometimes bothers readers, particularly Mac users. There's a certain thirst for blood that's not... more ››