Apple rumors: Scott Forstall, iOS/OS X merger
Here are the latest Apple rumors from the blogosphere:
"An interesting tidbit in Scott Forstall's ouster at Apple has surfaced saying that the former Apple senior vice president refused to sign a letter of apology over Apple Maps in September. Several reports all claim sources saying as much, suggesting that this could have played a role in his departure from Apple." -- "The Mac Observer"
"Scott Forstall, the deposed iOS chief, has been a divisive figure inside Apple. His exit from Apple is likely to have an impact on the company’s stock price when the markets re-open. How are Apple insiders feeling about his exit? I asked a few of my sources." -- GigaOm (www.gigaom.com)
"Just a day after Apple announced the merger of its iOS and OS X teams, talk of a merger of the two products is running rampant with some claiming that engineers have been well into the process for years." -- "Trollaxor" (www.trollaxor.com)
"A number of iPad mini buyers who purchased a Smart Cover for their device have already received the accessory, offering an early glimpse at what to expect when the mid-size Apple tablet launches on Friday." -- "AppleInsider" (www.appleinsider.com)