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“Exhausted” Johnny Ive copied the design of Yahoo Weather weather for Apple applications
One of the first projects for which came from Marissa Mayer after taking office, the head of Yahoo, was a new weather app for iOS . Yahoo Weather app was released in April 2013, hitting the user to easily interface and nice animation. In the same year it awarded Apple Design Award.
In the new book, “Marissa Mayer and the war for the salvation Yahoo» author Nicholas Carlson said that the design of the weather application caused a Yahoo envy Apple chief designer Jonathan Quince.
“May 1, 2013 Marissa Mayer faced Ayvom on one of the presentations.
Ive went to Mayer and confidential tone said: “I am exhausted Yahoo Weather, Marissa.”
Yahoo has just released an application Yahoo Weather, which loads the photos from Flickr and displayed them in accordance with the user’s location and current weather – for example, in New York, it’s snowing and program illustrates drifts in Central Park.
“I’m so jealous,” – said Ive with his British accent.
“John – Meyer said – if you’re jealous Yahoo Weather, something from our new solutions for Flickr you just want to hang myself.”
“Yes, you go.”
In the autumn of 2013, Apple released a completely rewritten iOS 7, in which the weather app repeat design Yahoo Weather.
Weather app in iOS 7 (left) and Yahoo Weather (right)
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