Sunday, July 14, 2019

Jony Ive’s Mistakes

It sure seems like a lot of these articles are popping up now that Jony Ive has parted ways (for the most part) with Apple.

The hockey puck mouse was awful. It was impossible to know whether you had it sideways, 45 degrees off, or what. It wasn’t the same shape as the human hand that would grasp it. It looked pretty, but it worked badly. You could only like it if you spent very little time using a mouse. If design is measured by how well something works, this was bad design.