A sort of slow, but rumor-filled, Tuesday. Just as we learned of alleged philosophy changes within Apple retail stores, the Genius training workbook leaked right into the hands of the media. Sure, it's kind of a weird look into the internal Apple corporate message, but the company's focus is elsewhere; like Germany.
Happy Friday the 13th! Be sure to stay away from black cats, ladders, sharp knives and campgrounds with the words Crystal Lake in them, lest you wind up like one of the characters in a Final Destination movie. We've got a rousing start to your mid-July weekend, so let's not waste one precious moment talking about it and dive headfirst into the news for this Friday, July 13, 2012!
Although Jonathan Ive gets most of the spotlight for his sleek hardware designs, it's senior vice president of hardware engineering Bob Mansfield who's tasked with the job of making them a reality in recent years -- but that era is coming to an end.