Last week was a unequivocally bad week for Apple, with both iOS and macOS descending plant to high form bugs.
I won’t gimlet we with a details, though a TL:DR of a headaches that Apple — and some-more importantly, Apple’s business — encountered was as follows:
- A critical — and really foolish — root bug was unclosed in macOS
- The patch that Apple pushed out for a base bug broke record pity for some
- Updating macOS to 10.13.1 after installing a base patch rolled behind a base bug patch
- iOS 11 was strike by a date bug that caused inclination to pile-up when an app generated a notification, forcing Apple to betimes recover iOS 11.2
Stuff happens, we get it.
And even carrying billions of dollars in a bank doesn’t isolate a association from problems. But such a array of problems inspiring both iOS and macOS — bugs that potentially impact some-more than a billion active inclination — suggests that Apple competence be being stretched skinny by a final that a assertive iOS and macOS refurbish report is fixation on a company.
But it’s tough to not come divided from a final week with a feeling that Apple is slipping. It was usually a few weeks ago that we was pulling Apple adult for loitering a launch of a HomePod intelligent speaker, and suggesting that a iMac Pro competence also finish adult being delayed. In that square we wrote a following:
“As many as we don’t wish to move adult a sleepy aged “Apple wouldn’t have finished this underneath Steve Jobs’ watch” trope, a lot of what’s function during Apple newly is opposite from what a came to design underneath Jobs. Not to contend that things didn’t go wrong underneath his watch, though product announcements and launches felt a lot tighter for sure, as did a altogether peculiarity of what Apple was releasing.”
While a problems of final week might indeed have happened underneath Steve’s watch, it’s roughly guaranteed that given his celebrity that heads would have rolled, that boundary destiny failures.
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