“Apple’s live stream of the unveiling of the iPhone 6 and Watch was a disaster today right from the start, with many users like myself having problems trying to watch the event,” Dan Rayburn writes for Streaming Media Blog. “While at first I assumed it must be a capacity issue pertaining to Akamai, a deeper look at the code on Apple’s page and some other elements from the event shows that decisions made by Apple pertaining to their website, and problems with how they setup storage on Amazon’s S3 service, contributed the biggest problems to the event.”
Much more in the full article here.
MacDailyNews Take: As we wrote earlier today:
The inept hack responsible for Apple’s livestream yesterday should have already received his pink slip by now, if Apple is still operating properly.
As Steve Jobs would likely say, “Can somebody tell me what a live stream is supposed to do? Then why the —- didn’t it do it?”
Obviously, not all Apple employees are sparkling gems.