Tag Archive: Criticism

Beats President on life at Apple and criticism of Beats headphones

In a new interview, Beats President Luke Wood — the man in charge of hardware for the Apple-owned brand — talks life after the Apple acquisition, and answers long-standing criticisms about the bass-heavy quality of Beats headphones. Woods, who began his career doing publicity for bands like Nirvana and Sonic Youth at Geffen Records, says of […]

Taylor Swift responds to criticism that she’s as bad as Apple

Taylor Swift, who made Apple blink this week by criticizing the company for initially denying musicians royalties during the free trial period of its new streaming service, now has her gaze square on the photographer who implied her stance is…

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Apple Seeks Developers To Fix Its New Maps App Following Widespread Criticism

This kind of thing is all too familiar in iOS 6.

Job listings on Apple’s website reveal that it is currently seeking developers to help fix its newly-released Maps app, which has received widespread criticism since making its debut in iOS 6 on Wednesday. The company is calling for software engineers who will be tasked with “road rendering,” and “creating new and innovative features.”

According to one posting, which was spotted by  [Read More…]

Why the Emotional Criticism of iBooks Author Is Wrong

A smattering of journalist authors are freaking out over Apple�s license agreement for the free new iBooks Author tool.

ZDnet�s Ed Bott called the license agreement �greedy and evil.��PCmag.com�s Sascha Segan wrote: �Like iBooks Author? Apple now owns you.��Even Daring Fireball�s John Gruber called it �Apple at its worst.�

Et tu, Gruber?

What�s strange about these emotional responses to Apple�s legalese is that they fail the reality test. Apple�s iBooks Author terms  [Read More…]