"In a way, today Apple “pulled an iPod mini” on itself: it replaced several parts of a well-oiled and insanely successful machine to lay the groundwork for something better."
"But the big news today is about Jony Ive. I don’t think it can be overstated just how big a deal it is that he now oversees all product design, hardware and software. For the last year, outside observers have been left to wonder just where the buck stopped for UI design at post-Jobs Apple. That question has now been answered: Jony Ive."