Apple has lost the functional high ground
Spot on from Marco:
Apple’s hardware today is amazing — it has never been better. But the software quality has taken such a nosedive in the last few years that I’m deeply concerned for its future. I’m typing this on a computer whose existence I didn’t even think would be possible yet, but it runs an OS riddled with embarrassing bugs and fundamental regressions. Just a few years ago, we would have relentlessly made fun of Windows users for these same bugs on their inferior OS, but we can’t talk anymore.
/ Apple has completely lost the functional high ground. “It just works” was never completely true, but I don’t think the list of qualifiers and asterisks has ever been longer. We now need to treat Apple’s OS and application releases with the same extreme skepticism and trepidation that conservative Windows IT departments employ.
I love using Apple products. And I don’t think I’ll go back, to Linux. And I would never go back to Windows. But I do have my concerns. The hardware is excellent. But the software quality have been on a steady decline since Snow Leopard. First OS X, and now iOS. I really hope they will get their act together.
They need more engineers.
They need to focus on smaller releases
They need to do less, better.