Tag Archives: Tony Fadell

Walt Mossberg influenced Steve Jobs to bring iTunes to the PC

VentureBeat has discovered from Tony Fadell, who’s known for being apart of the team who designed the original iPod, that Walt Mossberg played a big role in Jobs’ decision to create a version of iTunes for the PC. Fadell has previously discussed his relationship with Jobs and his role at Apple over the years. But this time around, Fadell has shed some…

Nest’s Tony Fadell talks about Google buyout and future of home automation [video]

Earlier this month, the big news on the blogosphere was Tony Fadell’s decision to sell Nest to Google for over $3 billion. While many fanboys were outraged at a former Apple man’s switch to the “Dark Side”, there were plenty of reasons why it wasn’t Apple and why it was Google. We explored some of those in an article shortly afterwards, but, it’s always…

Apple considered physical keyboard for the iPhone

I love physical keyboards, always have done. I enjoy the feeling of the click underneath my digits. But, I’ve had to become used to not having one since I got the iPhone. Let’s face it, the benefits of using iOS every day far outweigh the one benefit of using a BlackBerry. It’s a sacrifice I was willing to make. Imagine my frustration when I read the…