Tag Archives: Scott Forstall

Scott Forstall praised by former Apple employees

Since Scott Forstall was given the boot by Apple, losing his position as chief of iOS, many have wondered, “was this a good decision?” Well, according to former Apple senior engineer Michael Lopp, no. Lopp actually posted on his blog that Forstall “was the best approximation of Steve Jobs that Apple had left.” As I’m sure many of you already know,…

Scott Forstall’s dismissal parodied in comic strip form by Joy of Tech

We’ve all heard by now that Scott Forstall is on his way out of Apple. Steve Jobs’ prodigy followed him across from NeXT computers and was trusted with heading up the iOS department. But, having clashed with other – arguably more important – seniors at Cupertino HQ, it was finally time to leave. Rumor has it that the straw that broke the camel’s back was…

Is Scott Forstall’s departure a good thing? [Editorial]

Losing your job sucks. That being said, I’m only 17, and thankfully, it’s a heartache I’ve yet to experience. With that in mind,  I’d best make this article really good, just in-case… Yesterday,  we learned that Apple’s (former) SVP of iOS, Scott Forstall, would be leaving the company in 2013. He would also be leaving his current post immediately,…

Breaking News: Scott Forstall is leaving Apple next year

Scott Forstall, one of Apple’s most recognizable figures for the past few years looks set to leave Apple in 2013. It’s a huge shock to me, and to many iOS fans. He was Apple’s SVP of iOS for as long as I’ve been in to iPhones. The move comes as part of a comprehensive re-shuffling of the company’s executive management structure. It will see Jony Ive’s…

Is iOS too gimmicky?

Jony Ive, Apple’s brilliant senior VP of industrial design, was knighted by the Queen of England today. In an interview for the Daily Telegraph about his latest honor, Ive was asked a few questions about how he thinks Scott Forstall’s (senior VP of iOS software) iOS user interface meshes with his hardware designs. Ive had some interesting and enlightening…