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New Apple TV User Interface Was Thrown Out By Steve Jobs Five Years Ago

New Apple TV User Interface Was Thrown Out By Steve Jobs Five Years Ago

Posted March 24, 2012 at 4:04pm by iClarified · 20016 views
Michael Margolis, a former Apple developer who worked on the Apple TV, says the new user interface was thrown out by Steve Jobs five years ago.

"I implemented much of the AppleTV 2.0 UI years ago. The new home page UI makes me cry."

"Fun fact - those new designs were tossed out 5 years ago because SJ didn't like them. Now there is nobody to say "no" to bad design."

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New Apple TV User Interface Was Thrown Out By Steve Jobs Five Years Ago

New Apple TV User Interface Was Thrown Out By Steve Jobs Five Years Ago
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AJ
AJ - March 25, 2012 at 6:54pm
SJ was right! The new interface is a peice of SH-T.
jvuong
jvuong - March 25, 2012 at 6:13pm
Yep, BUTT UGLY
WV
WV - March 25, 2012 at 7:30am
Hmmm... interesting. Michael, can you please post the screenshots or drawings from your original design from "years ago"? Although I have no doubt that you foresaw iOS 5, as a skeptic with a passion for evidence, I would love to compare the data myself... as perhaps would other readers. Thanks!!
smate333
smate333 - March 25, 2012 at 12:04am
First sign of Apple's decline.
zwabbit
zwabbit - March 24, 2012 at 9:15pm
Personally I don't like the new Interface. It looks bloated.
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