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9secondkox2 said:The new iMac is a rip off Ive’s Pro Display design, made thinner and smaller. In fact, take the iMac from the front and outside of a different snd polarizing bezel color, it’s nearly indistinguishable from the previous models. In fact, the color of the bezel is… a throwback to Ive’s first iMac.....
YOU BLAME Ive for taking things too far as if the entire Apple board wasn’t pushing those things.As I stated earlier, though Apple is undoubtedly lessened by Ive’s absence, they are not anything less than great as is. Apple today is far and away the easer in tech and software design and engineering. And Apple has much to thank Ive for in building that sustainable foundation.
I didn't say hate - not sure where that came from.
While Ive did some great things he was undeniably stagnant in the last years and by his own comments clearly not interested in the role anymore.
Yes lots of the products are evolutions of his designs, that is to be expected. But they are evolving to be far more useful than they were before. MacBook Pro 14 and 16 lines as an example.
I do think he took things too far, restricting the usefulness of the devices too far for aesthetics. If you read accounts from inside Apple that is not an unvoiced opinion.
Clearly you are a big fan of his as am I. We differ however as I think Apple are now better off without him
Reading these comments I am surprised by some of the comments.That Apple is worse without Jonny Ive???That the iMac is “win in every way”In recent years, 5-10 or so. Jonny Ive had clearly taken things too far. Often making compromises on machines for design that simply made the machine worse at doing what it was meant to do.The 2016 to 2020 MacBook Pros to mention just one line that was hampered during this period.Since he has gone Apple have been releasing really good machines. MacBook Pro’s, M2 MacBook Air etcApple are in a far better place now than they were then.
As for the iMac being everything better than a Studio. Hard disagree on nearly every level except the visual appearance. Loud, noisy, clogged with dust. Screen issues over time the list goes on.Choice is a good thing. I’m hoping we see an incremental update to the Studio to take the M2 line of chips. Would be lovely if the Studio Display could be tweaked but I can’t see that happening. If we get a larger iMac again with M series chips I think that’s a good thing. Certainly the M1 versions need an update now.Keep updating Apple. Long gone are the stagnant later years of Jonny Ive.