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Tim Cook talks Forstall, Jony Ive's new design role, Samsung, and more

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Ahead of tonight’s airing of the Tim Cook NBC interview at 10PM EST, Bloomberg Businessweek this morning published what it called his “most wide-ranging interview as CEO.” We learned a little bit of what to expect from Cook’s NBC interview earlier: Mac production coming stateside in 2013, and an intense...
Tim Cook talks Forstall, Jony Ive's new design role, Samsung, and more

It's Hard To Argue That Apple Isn't A Total Steal Right Now

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This is just getting silly. Over the past six weeks, Apple has seen the mother of all sell-offs, pulling back over 20% from its all-time high and officially entering "bear market" territory. As of Thursday last week, shares traded as low as $541.19. That's a solid 23% lower than the...
It's Hard To Argue That Apple Isn't A Total Steal Right Now

Scott Forstall Reportedly Forced Out of Apple

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Earlier this evening, Apple announced a major change up in their executive management. Most notably, Apple Senior Vice President of iOS Software Scott Forstall will be leaving. Forstall moved over to an advisory role effective immediately, and will ultimately depart Apple in 2013. As Senior Vice President of iOS Software,...
Scott Forstall Reportedly Forced Out of Apple
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Apple's Ive brings software, hardware teams together in push for 'flat design'

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Tasked with overseeing Apple's human interface efforts, Senior Vice President of Industrial Design Jony Ive has reportedly brought the company's hardware and mobile software design teams together in a push toward a simpler and more cohesive "flat design," according to a new report....
Apple's Ive brings software, hardware teams together in push for 'flat design'

The Apple Gold In Tim Cook's Press Tour: Apple TV Talk

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Also on the agenda: a $100 million investment in manufacturing in the U.S., and another Maps mea culpa. In an exclusive chat with Bloomberg Businessweek, Tim Cook comes across yet again as a quiet, reflective, but very determined man. And one who may just make those Apple TV dreams...
The Apple Gold In Tim Cook's Press Tour: Apple TV Talk

How Jony Ive Became The Most Important Executive At Apple (AAPL)

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In September 1997, one of 30-year-old Apple's designers was on the cusp of quitting. After a shake up of the company's executives yesterday, he's the company's most important employee. In 1997, Apple had lost its way. The top executives were focused on maximizing the company's profits, instead of building great...
How Jony Ive Became The Most Important Executive At Apple (AAPL)

The Apple Reshuffle In Brief

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Tim Cook reshuffled the top deck of Apple executives yesterday. Out went Scott Forstall, the cheerleader for Apple's skeuomorphic design for iOS, and retail chief John Browett (his tenure was brief: six months). And it will be Jonathan Ive, the brains behind pretty much all of Apple's iconic hardware of...
The Apple Reshuffle In Brief

Former Apple Human Interface Developer Speculates on Future 'iWatch'

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Former Apple employee and human interface developer Bruze Tognazzini published a blog post earlier this week listing his thoughts on the iWatch, a potential Apple product that made headlines late in 2012. The Pebble Smartwatch Tognazzini's post encompasses a wide range of ideas on the design and functionality of the...
Former Apple Human Interface Developer Speculates on Future 'iWatch'

Head of iOS software Scott Forstall out at Apple

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Apple announced on Monday a major reorganization of the top leadership of the company that leaves SVP of iOS Software Scott Forstall out of the picture. Forstall will be leaving Apple next year. Recently hired SVP of Retail Operations John Browett will also depart the company. Other top executives will...
Head of iOS software Scott Forstall out at Apple

Android team 1-ups Apple by giving social support to developers using Google+

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Earlier this month, the Android team launched a style guide to help developers build prettier apps on its platform. Today, the team is taking another step to attract more quality apps by making its support more social by using Google+. In a post this morning, the team shared its plans...
Android team 1-ups Apple by giving social support to developers using Google+

Apple's Retail Boss Is Out (AAPL)

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Developing...here's the release from Apple: CUPERTINO, California--October 29, 2012--Apple® today announced executive management changes that will encourage even more collaboration between the Company's world-class hardware, software and services teams. As part of these changes, Jony Ive, Bob Mansfield, Eddy Cue and Craig Federighi will add more responsibilities to their roles....
Apple's Retail Boss Is Out (AAPL)

Tim Cook: Here's Why Jony Ive Won The Battle To Lead Apple Into The Future (AAPL)

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Apple CEO Tim Cook revealed why he decided to give Jony Ive responsibility for much of the future success of Apple in his interview with Bloomberg BusinessWeek. Ive had only be in charge of Apple's hardware design until Cook pushed Scott Forstall out of the company. Ive was then promoted...
Tim Cook: Here's Why Jony Ive Won The Battle To Lead Apple Into The Future (AAPL)
HERE IT COMES: We're Seeing Apple's Newest iPhone Software Hit Our Site (AAPL)

★ Forstall Out

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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...
★ Forstall Out
Oblong Industries: "The UI Is All You Have, The UI Is The Computer"
NASA remotely controls Athlete rover with Leap Motion: 'let's bring a billion human beings into a holodeck'

5 Perspectives On The Future Of The Human Interface

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The next generation of apps will require developers to think more of the human as the user interface. It will become more about the need to know how an app works while a person stands up or with their arms in the air more so than if they’re sitting down...
5 Perspectives On The Future Of The Human Interface

Scott Forstall was ousted from Apple after refusing to sign iOS 6 Maps apology, WSJ says

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Apple announced a significant executive shakeup earlier on Monday with the news that long-time head of iOS software Scott Forstall would be leaving the company. The Wall Street Journal has followed up the news with a sourced report claiming that Forstall was pushed out of the company after refusing to...
Scott Forstall was ousted from Apple after refusing to sign iOS 6 Maps apology, WSJ says

Apple loses senior executives in management shakeup | Analysis

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John Browett's departure will come as a relief to many Apple staff in their retail stores who hated the ideas the former Dixons boss tried to introduce, says Charles ArthurApple was in crisis as it revealed that the architect of its iPhone software, Scott Forstall, once tipped as a future...
Apple loses senior executives in management shakeup | Analysis

Breaking: Scott Forstall Out at Apple, Along with Retail Head

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Big management shifts at Apple taking place. Here is the press release: Apple Announces Changes to Increase Collaboration Across Hardware, Software & Services Jony Ive, Bob Mansfield, Eddy Cue and Craig Federighi Add Responsibilities to Their Roles CUPERTINO, California—October 29, 2012—Apple® today announced executive management changes that will encourage even...
Breaking: Scott Forstall Out at Apple, Along with Retail Head

Reports: Apple testing curved glass, iOS-powered smart watch

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Apple is reportedly exploring different types of designs of smart watches, both the New York Times and the Wall Street Journal reported on Sunday. The descriptions of the potential product vary slightly: The WSJ says the company is experimenting with ”a watch-like device that would perform some functions of a smartphone.” The NYT...
Reports: Apple testing curved glass, iOS-powered smart watch

Kleiner Perkins' Michael Abbott: It takes two (teams) to build a successful app

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When it comes to creating a successful app, human interface designers and lead engineers have to work closely together from the beginning, Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers partner Michael Abbott said at the Structure Data conference Wednesday. That can mean thinking about apps in a new way. “More and more...
Kleiner Perkins' Michael Abbott: It takes two (teams) to build a successful app
Apple's recent design changes betray a big design shift in the works

Augmented Reality Get Its Own Standardized Logo

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Yesterday during my talk at the Augmented Reality Event in Santa Clara, California, one of the questions I brought up was whether or not QR codes continue to be used because of their association with AR. Should we prolong the use of these large black and white codes in order...
Augmented Reality Get Its Own Standardized Logo
Covering the Apple Exec Shakeup: Mansfield lured back by Forstall departure, Ive will clean UI, eliminate skeuomorphic design
iOS 7 reportedly behind schedule, but will come with a new look

Synaptics intros multi-touch input for small smartphon

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Human interface hardware maker Synaptics has just details its ClearPad 2200 multi-touch controller meant for smartphones with touchscreens sized at under four inches. The capacitive panel will be the most responsive touchscreen in the industry, its maker promises, thanks to low latency and a high signal-to-noise ratio. It will achieve...
Synaptics intros multi-touch input for small smartphon

Why Jony Ive Is Certainly Going To Do More Than Change Just The Look Of The iPhone (AAPL)

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Jony Ive is most definitely going to do more than just change the look of the iPhone's software, says Ben Thomson on his blog Stratechery. Thomson works for Microsoft's Windows Apps team, and spent a short period of time at Apple. He writes about tech on his own at his...
Why Jony Ive Is Certainly Going To Do More Than Change Just The Look Of The iPhone (AAPL)

Handicapping Apple's WWDC Keynote

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For Apple, the first half of this year has been unusually quiet. There have been no special events, no product announcements. Indeed, the company has been virtually silent since last fall, when it rolled out major redesigns of a number of key products: the iPhone 5, the iPad and...
Handicapping Apple's WWDC Keynote
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