“Continuing with their high profile interviews, Re/code’s Ina Fried and Walt Mossberg brought Apple’s VP of iPhone marketing Greg Joswiak up on stage today at their Code/Mobile event,” Cody Lee reports for iDownloadBlog. “The trio discussed a number of topics, including Apple Pay, Apple Watch and Apple’s recent software woes.”

Lee reports, “On iOS 8.0.1 [Joswiak said]: ‘It wasn’t the software itself it was the way it was distributed. We’re very sorry.'”

“This is perhaps the most interesting bit to me, as Apple took a lot of criticism over the bungled update,” Lee writes. “Within an hour of its release, and after thousands of users complained that the new software had crippled their iPhones, Apple pulled the software and announced it was working on a fix. That fix came a day later in the form of iOS 8.0.2.”

Read more in the full article here.

MacDailyNews Take: So, iOS 8.0.1 shouldn’t have been distributed to iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus devices which it bricked? This “distribution” excuse doesn’t pass the smell test.