…Jony Ive and Apple’s Cult of Design …

... change of course... The man and his creation.  There will be stories of palace intrigue involving Jony Ive, the Apple Inc. design chief who announced Thursday that he is planning to exit the company after more than a quarter of a century. This is a simpler tale: It was time. Apart from Steve Jobs, the co-founder … Continue reading …Jony Ive and Apple’s Cult of Design …

…Apple Maps’ flaws are keeping me from dumping Google for good…

Apple builds its apps with privacy in mind. But after six years, its mapping app lacks many of the features that make Google Maps so useful. [Image: Apple, Google] BY MICHAEL GROTHAUS 2018 could be a watershed year when it comes to the historic willingness of consumers to trade their privacy for online services. People … Continue reading …Apple Maps’ flaws are keeping me from dumping Google for good…