A calendar that will change the way you work.

Former Apple Exec Warns About Ballmer’s “Distortion Field”

Jean-Louis Gassée is a former Apple exec and BeOS founder, and he’s warning us about Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer distortion field.

As you can read on Monday Note:

“Microsoft shareholders ought to worry about Steve Ballmer’s own distortion, and about the self-inflicted effects of such a strong field,” Gassée writes today. “We all remember Vista, it was a godsend for Apple. Did Ballmer acknowledge that there were problems? What about the Xbox 360 reliability nightmare? The apologies were left to underlings.”

Seems like everybody hates Ballmer these days. Remember when he was rumored to get on stage at the WWDC and introduce developer tools for iPhone OS? Good times.

[via 9to5mac]

Unlock MacStories Extras

Club MacStories offers exclusive access to extra MacStories content, delivered every week; it’s also a way to support us directly.

Club MacStories will help you discover the best apps for your devices and get the most out of your iPhone, iPad, and Mac. It’ll also give you access to advanced iOS shortcuts, tips and tricks, and lots more.

Starting at $5/month, with an annual option available.

Join the Club.

A Club MacStories membership includes:

  • MacStories Weekly newsletter, delivered every week on Friday with app collections, tips, iOS workflows, and more;
  • MacStories Unplugged podcast, published monthly with discussions on what we’re working on and more;
  • Monthly Log newsletter, delivered once every month with behind-the-scenes stories, app notes, personal journals, and more;
  • Access to occasional giveaways, discounts, and free downloads.