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Why Apple Is Better Without Jony Ive

Ive’s mobile products were a revelation, but his larger computers left a lot to be desired

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JJony Ive released some pretty bad computers. Pretty products with bad functionality. Under his leadership, MacBooks became so thin you couldn’t type and the Mac Pro became so small it couldn’t work. Since his departure, those products are suddenly…




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