Apple sex chat

24 Dec

You might think you’d recognize him if you passed him on the street, but you wouldn’t.He’s not particularly tall, is well built and bald(ish), has two-day-old stubble and dresses like dads do on weekends — navy polo shirt, canvas trousers, desert boots.He speaks slowly and softly in an Essex accent totally unaffected by living in America for more than two decades.“I can’t even bring myself to say math, instead of maths, so I say mathematics. Ive is in a good mood today — and not just because he’s celebrating his 47th birthday.With just a tiny white box with a scroll wheel, he put 1,000 songs in our pocket.The i Phone was so touchy-feely, it trashed the fiddly Blackberry in a heartbeat. His love of simplicity and directness extends beyond tech.He had first come across Apple after “having such problems with computers” during his student years that he feared he was “technically inept.” Apple’s intuitive mouse-driven system suddenly made it all seem so simple. “The reason is, it’s the one place you can go and see everything we’re working on — all the designs, all the prototypes,” Ive says.The company had been asking him to work full-time for two years, but he had hesitated. His team, from Britain, America, Japan, Australia and New Zealand, “is really much smaller than you’d think — about 15.

He lives there with his British wife, Heather Pegg, a writer and historian, and their twin sons. He and his design team have only been seen in public once: in London two years ago when they all turned up to accept a prestigious D&AD design award.

“Steve and I spent months and months working on a part of a product that, often, nobody would ever see, nor realize was there,” Ive grins.

Apple is notorious for making the insides of its machines look as good as the outside. We did it because we cared, because when you realize how well you can make something, falling short, whether seen or not, feels like failure.” For a man whose products are all called i Something, it’s surprising that “i” is one word Ive scarcely uses.

Ive spent his childhood taking apart the family’s worldly goods and trying to put them back together again.

“Complete intrigue with the physical world starts by destroying it,” he says.