Warren nails it. Again.
After seeing the WWDC video, this move, firing Scott Forstall, as capable and as smart as he is, demonstrates just how right Tim Cook is as the CEO of Apple. Apple is on the role in a new and powerful way.
I actually feel like Apple has almost been loosed from the hold of Steve Jobs (and his padawan learner Forstall), able to do more now than ever before.
After watching the keynote, I concur.
• a sudden upsetting or surprising event or experience.” —
Those of us who’ve been around awhile had a similar experience 13 years ago. Apple switched from the Classic interface in Mac OS to a new Aqua interface. As fate would have it, I was in the room with some of my colleagues when Steve Jobs introduced a UI “that you wanted to lick.” We all left that keynote in the same state of shock as we experienced yesterday.
I think it’s useful to look at the history of Aqua while thinking about the future of iOS 7.
This is why I drive good handling cars with great brakes.
I was a cheetah in another life. Either that or I will be next.
*or it involves a kickass movie or book deal
On the WP story, that means one of these things must be true:
1. The NSA presentation is fake and the Washington Post got duped, or
2. Microsoft, Yahoo, Google, Facebook, Apple, etc. are lying, or
3. The presentation is real, and the companies are carefully drafting responses so that they aren’t technically lying.
I believe the third option above is truth.” —Triangulating On Truth – The Totalitarian State | Uncrunched
~ Sir Jonathan Ive” —iOS 7: Instead of Flatness, We Got Depth