Phil Schiller and Craig Federighi's Interview on 'The Talk Show' Now Available

Earlier this week, Apple executives Phil Schiller and Craig Federighi appeared on a live episode of John Gruber's podcast, The Talk Show, touching on a number of topics and expanding on some of the announcements made the previous day at the Worldwide Developers Conference keynote.

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The full video and audio of the interview are now available from Daring Fireball for those interested in seeing exactly what Schiller and Federighi had to say. The executives discussed such topics as the ability to remove stock apps in iOS 10, the opening of several parts of Apple's platforms to third-party developers to allow integration into apps such as Messages and Maps, and more.


The discussion also covered Apple's expanded subscription options for app developers, including some clarification on which types of apps may not be appropriate for such a model, details on the new Photos features and how Apple is approaching privacy with them, and some thoughts on how Apple was able to make such significant improvements in the watchOS user experience.

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53 months ago
Federighi really embodies the spirit of Apple in my opinion. Federighi's presentation on OS X/macOS and iOS at WWDC was great, polished and intelligent and the demos smart, witty and slick.
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53 months ago
Remember: year after year, everything Apple does is awful, big new stuff doesn't matter just because, small new stuff is bad because it's small, everything every other company does is flawless so you'd better switch, AND this perpetually became true only recently. In 10 years, it will still have just recently become true.

Apple: Just Recently Terrible Since 1976.

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The MacRumors Community

Was this the one where Schiller mentioned the bit about they spend a year working on a new file system and no one cares, and they do two new emoji and everyone flips out?

Good news: You entirely misunderstood the quote.
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53 months ago
Federighi is all the hope I have left in apple
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53 months ago
MacRumors: Where trolls threaten to leave Apple because they upgraded iMessage.
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53 months ago
Federighi is _handsdown_ the best keynote speaker at Apple.
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53 months ago

Right on. Right on. My girlfriend saw the keynote and some WWDC sessions with me and I was interested mostly in the upcoming APFS. Really great stuff. Built for SSD, cloning. Too bad it won't be released until 2017, but it shows Apple still has an interest in REAL technology and not gimmicks like sending your heartbeat, Siri, 3D Touch, Touch ID, Apple Pay, Handoff.

But, alas, the girlfriend was most impressed by...you guessed it, the new iMessage app. No, seriously. She was actually impressed by the overall increased interactivity of a communication app that allows tone-deaf text messages to express more dynamic personalities and playful subtext. Unbelievable. I recognized in that moment that one of us was a sad, pathetic case.

which one?
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