After reports that some 2018 iPad Pro units ship with a slight bend in the aluminum chassis, Apple continues to act as if everything's normal. Today, its hardware chief Dan Riccio attempted to justify the issue in a response to an alleged email from a concerned customer.
Jony Ive, Apple's boss of all design across the company, and hardware engineering boss Dan Riccio sat down with TIME on Thursday to defend the controversial decision to ditch the familiar Home button in favor of touchscreen gestures on iPhone X.
According to Senior Vice President of Hardware Engineering Dan Riccio and other Apple executives, iPhone X was originally supposed to come out in 2018, but the Cupertino company was able to “deliver them this year.”
Apple has officially debunked this year's popular rumor that Face ID was its plan B should its engineers fail to integrate Touch ID underneath the phone's cover glass.
Apple's marketing honcho Phil Schiller said during yesterday's iPhone 7 keynote that the company has had the courage and vision to remove the ubiquitous 3.55 mm audio headphone jack from the handset in a forward-thinking move that has allowed its engineers to cram more hardware features inside the handset than ever before.
Schiller, Greg Joswiak and hardware chief Dan Riccio took to BuzzFeed News to list some of the new iPhone 7 features made possible by the abolished jack.
Dan Riccio, Apple's recently promoted Senior Vice President of Hardware Engineering, sold 20,726 shares of stock in the last two days. The transaction netted him a cool $10.7 million, with a thousand shares worth approximately half a million going to an unnamed charity. That another SVP of Apple is unloading shares (though he didn't touch his stock options) doesn't mean he's potentially being fired, as some critics have jokingly speculated...