“It is the design aspects of Apple’s products which stand out the most when we first think of the product line-up,” Jackson writes. “Design – and I think human interface as well – is the place where you have a religious moment with a product.”
Jackson writes, “It’s too bad Forstall couldn’t play nice with the other execs at Apple. But, if Tim Cook had to make a choice between keeping Forstall or Ive (and others like the formerly retired Mansfield), he made the right call. For Ive, the idea of taking on human interface, beyond hardware, must be incredibly exciting creatively.”
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