Eddy Cue might have the least desirable job at Apple. Not only has he been in charge of whipping Apple’s problematic internet services division into shape, he’s just been given two more headaches to deal with: taking over Siri and Maps from departing exec Scott Forstall. Cue has long been Apple’s executive Mr. Fix It, but the task still ahead looks daunting: especially as he’s already faced with trying to keep Apple’s cloud services online.
When is iCloud going to be more reliable?
October 31, 2012 by Leave a Comment
Apple just doesn't get online services and should outsource it to a company that does or buy a company that does it well. A great example is there Game Center API. According to Leo Laporte who is one of the world biggest Apple Fan Boys (I do really like Leo), Game Center folded under the load of the latest scrabble like game that was designed to leverage the Game Center infrastructure. Why doesn't Apple just buy Zynga and Dropbox, kill the products and utilize the technologies?