Apple's iPads are officially getting full support for mouses and trackpads later this month. Company SVP of Software Engineering Craig Federighi demonstrates how the unique system works in a video released Wednesday.
Apple is allegedly adjusting how it develops its operating systems internally, shifting to generating new builds of iOS, iPadOS, and others to make more of an effort to try and catch bugs and issues that have affected software updates that ship to the public.
Apple SVP of Software Engineering Craig Federighi has offered some advice to an aspiring programmer in an email, with the Apple executive advising to keep studying, become an expert, broaden their horizons, and to follow their heart.
Catalyst, meant to simplify porting apps between iPads and the Mac, offers the potential of improving the quality of apps on both platforms, said Apple software engineering head Craig Federighi in an podcast interview published on Thursday.
Following the Worldwide Developers Conference keynote, Apple executives Craig Federighi and Greg Joswiak went into more detail about Monday's announcements, including how the Mac Pro had to be 'something special,' and how iPadOS is less of a marketing ploy and more something that was needed for iPad as a platform.
The splintering of the iPad-specific "iPadOS" from the iPhone's "iOS" is due to it being a "truly distinct experience" separate from the company's other platforms, according to Apple's Craig Federighi in a post-WWDC keynote interview.
The new ARKit 3 features replace hours of frame compositing with real-time calculations that make it quick to build interactive environments and also to place people and objects within the same scenes.
Bad Lip Reading, known for lampooning everything from political speeches to sports games, has taken on Apple in its latest YouTube video, skewering company executives over the course of several product keynotes.
By any account, Apple had a rough year with iOS 11 and macOS High Sierra from a software quality perspective — but there are lessons to be learned and corrective measures to execute that can only be fully undertaken with the Apple leadership staying in place.
Apple's senior VP of software engineering maintained the company's hard line on encryption in response to a story saying the FBI and U.S. Department of Justice are renewing their pursuit of backdoors for searches by law enforcement.
Apple apparently had big plans on tap for this year's major iOS update, but is said to have delayed some of the tentpole features, including a new home screen and in-car features, until 2019, allowing it to instead focus on squashing bugs and improving performance.
Apple recently handed out restricted stock unit awards to its leadership team, with executives including SVP of Retail Angela Ahrendts, SVP of Worldwide Marketing Phil Schiller and others receiving 128,584 RSUs scheduled to vest through fiscal 2022.
Apple's executive team, including head of retail Angela Ahrendts and SVP of Internet Software and Services Eddy Cue, on Sunday saw batches of performance based restricted stock unit awards vest, netting each common shares worth more than $19 million.