05 February 2018

Axios: “Scoop: Apple delays iOS features to focus on reliability, performance”

Software head Craig Federighi announced the revised plan to employees at a meeting earlier this month, shortly before he and some top lieutenants headed to a company offsite.

On the cutting board: Pushed into 2019 are a number of features including a refresh of the home screen and in-car user interfaces, improvements to core apps like mail and updates to the picture-taking, photo editing and sharing experiences.

Ina Fried

In other words, a company with record revenues and cash reserves doesn’t have the resources to work on new features and reliability improvements simultaneously; and for their main product no less. Apple has grown complacent, to say the least.

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