In his first public interview since leaving Apple in 2012, former head of iOS development Scott Forstall provided commentary on his background, the first iPhone and his relationship with company cofounder Steve Jobs.
Speaking with John Markoff, formerly of the New York Times,
Forstall offered a timeline of events leading up to his contribution to
"Project Purple," the secret internal initiative that
ultimately resulted in the first iPhone.
Apple began "Project Purple" because Steve Jobs hated Microsoft exec, says Scott Forstall.
York Times reporter John Markoff interviewed some of the original
engineers who work on the first iPhone that was unveiled in January
2007. Hugo Fiennes, Nitin Ganatra, and Scott Herz all talked
about their own experience working on this incredible project. Fast
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