“I’m out of time, but what I really wanted to ask was why the hell I have to keep updating apps on my iPhone all the time and why you don’t fix that?” U.S. Senator John McCain (R-Arizona) asked Apple CEO Tim Cook during a Senate Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations over offshore profits and U.S. corporate taxes last month.
“Sir, we’re trying to make them better all the time,” Cook replied, with a smile.
Today, Cook unveiled iOS 7, billed by Apple as “the most significant iOS update since the original iPhone.” One of the many new features and improvements included in the release will be – ta-da! – automatic app updates.
Senator McCain tweeted his approval thusly:
— John McCain (@SenJohnMcCain) June 10, 2013