A Steve Jobs creation sets sail, Scott Forstall isn’t sorry one bit, and you’ll soon be able to buy lightbulbs at your local Apple Store. The remainders for Tuesday, October 30, 2012 are light on their feet.
Steve Jobs’ custom, aluminum-hulled super-yacht “Venus” now seaworthy (Ars Technica)
The yacht that Steve Jobs helped design was christened “Venus” on Sunday in the Netherlands. Press attending the event each found one underneath their chairs.
Apple’s Scott Forstall’s fatal mistake was not signing iOS 6 Maps apology letter: sources (The Verge)
A number of sources have reported that Scott Forstall’s undoing at Apple was his unwillingness to sign the apology for iOS 6’s Maps that ended up with Tim Cook’s name on it. Sources tell me that it wasn’t so much that he was unwilling to sign it, as he kept insisting the apology be in air quotes.
Philips launching app controlled ‘hue personal wireless lighting’ bulbs at Apple Stores tomorrow (9to5Mac)
Philips is launching a line of wirelessly-controlled light bulbs to be sold in Apple Stores. You’ll be able to adjust elements of your lighting via an app. So, we’ve got thermostats and light bulbs—Apple is taking Home Depot down, suckers.