There have been speculations running for a while now that Apple might take the steps Microsoft did (and what Google is doing with its ChromeOS and Android porting) and merge its macOS and iOS.
Well the company’s CEO has taken his time to debunk this speculation and putting to rest the debate. In Cook’s interview with The Sydney Morning Herald, he made a suggestions that Apple is not on the path to merge the desktop and mobile operating system.
During the interview, held at the education-themed event in Chicago during which Apple launched its last iPad, Cook said:
“We don’t believe in sort of watering down one for the other. Both [the Mac and iPad] are incredible. One of the reasons that both of them are incredible is because we pushed them to do what they do well. And if you begin to merge the two… you begin to make trade-offs and compromises.
So maybe the company would be more efficient at the end of the day. But that’s not what it’s about. You know it’s about giving people things that they can then use to help them change …read more