Thu, 28 May 2015
This week: Jony Ive’s big promotion has him leaving the design lab… is this step one of an Ive succession plan? Plus: the surprising suitability of Ive’s replacement, Richard Howarth; Apple VP Jeff Williams let’s some curious Apple Car comments slip; why Apple Watch will get a lot faster come fall; Leander reveals his fetish for the weird whispering women of Youtube; and stay tuned till the end for a very romantic Get To Know Ur Cultist!
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This week’s links
Relax with Bob Ross and his happy little trees
Leander’s weird whispering fetish videos!
And check out Kahney’s Korner!
Cars are ‘ultimate mobile device’ and other Apple insights from Jeff Williams - buster
Everything we know about Richard Howarth, Apple’s new ‘badass’ head of industrial design
Apples Watch apps are about to get the speed boost they desperately need