“Apple has lost its mojo,” Tera Thomas O’Brien writes for Tera Talks. “That must be the case because it took Apple three years just to get cut and paste into iOS.”
“Apple admitted it’s been working on Swift, the new programming language, for four years. There’s nothing swift about that, right? For iOS 8 and OS X Yosemite Apple announced a bunch of features which have been around for years on Android and Windows,” O’Brien writes. “Competitors are moving ahead at a blistering pace. Clearly, Apple has lost its touch as a leading edge technology innovator.”
“Or, has it? I’ve watched Apple’s Keynote presentation from WWDC 2014. Twice,” O’Brien writes. “What I saw each time is a confident Apple, a relaxed Apple, and– based upon responses to WWDC’s announcements from the tech community – an Apple that is mature and disciplined and thinks things through so they work right, and work well for a long time.”
“Cut and paste in iOS is a perfect example,” O’Brien writes. “There’s a right way to implement features and functionality. And there’s a wrong way. Apple chose the former to avoid the latter.”
Read more in the full article – recommended – here.