Apple Shuffles Execs, iOS Head to Depart
Apple today announced a reorganization of its executive ranks, including some promotions and departures. Notably, iOS design vice president Scott Forstall plans to leave the company in early 2013. He will serve an advisory role to CEO Tim Cook between now and then. Craig Federighi will take over Forstall's responsibilities for iOS development in addition to leading OS X development. Hardware designer Jony Ive will take on new responsibilities for designing the user interface of iOS and OS X. Eddie Cue is also being given new responsibilities, and he will lead development for Apple Maps and Siri moving forward. Last, John Browett is leaving Apple. Browett was brought in earlier this year to revitalize Apple's retail stores. Apple said a search for Browett's replacement us under way, but it has yet to name a successor.
Review: Apple iOS 10
Apple's iOS 10 gives iPhones and iPads a healthy serving of new features. Some are easy to discover, while others are not.
First Look: Apple iOS 11
Apple debuted iOS 11 during the June 5 keynote of its annual developer conference. The refreshed mobile operating system is primed to hit iPhones and iPads later this year with improvements to the App Store, Apple Maps, the camera, Control Center, Files, keyboard, iMessage, Live Photos, Siri, screenshots, and much more.
Apple Releases iOS 10 Developer Beta 2
Apple today made a second beta version of iOS 10 available to developers. According to Apple, the new beta contains bug fixes and other improvements.
Apple Design Guru Jony Ive Returns to Hardware
Jony Ive, Apple's chief designer, will once again have direct oversight of the company's hardware and software design. Ive handed those responsibilities off to other managers in 2015 in order to concentrate on larger projects, such as Apple's new headquarters building and retail stores.
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The better question should be who cares? Nothing will change. Apples business practices will go on exactly the way they have been. This is not noteworthy.
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