Steve Jobs iPhone be ordered. Not a word to his wife




Steve Jobs iPhone be ordered. Not a word to his wife

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Secrecy, which was created around the project of Steve Jobs, has meant that the admission will be only a few hundred engineers and designers. And no matter what they have to work 80 hours a week! About the project could not speak not only friends in a cafe, but even the wife or husband. Blabbed threatened dismissal. Everyone who was part of the preparatory group iPhone, give a subscription to disclose commercial secrets even before the learned details. But that’s not all. After the employee reported what the project, he signed another document, which confirms its earlier promise to keep quiet about the project. speaker phone was created in the icy silence.

Scott Forstall , Senior Vice President of Apple, led the development of software iOS recalls:

Steve did not want to take the side (not the number of employees of Apple) any UI developer, but he told me that I could hire a company to anyone. So, I brought them into my office, offered to sit down and told them: “You assigned starring role. I can offer you to consider participation in a certain project. But I can not tell you what it is. All I can tell you that you have to forget about the nights and weekends, you have to work as hard as never before in my life ever. ”

According to one of the engineers were among the first creators of iPhone, Spare parts have learned that they are complete, the next day after the announcement number. Large companies such as Marvell, supplier radiochipov Wi-Fi and CSR, supplier radiochipov Bluetooth, has not been told that they make components for a new phone. They thought that set new player iPod. For this, as told to the same engineer, the company had to develop kupertinovskoy legend: technical drawings and diagrams. Employees of Apple, visited operator Cingular, even had to impersonate employees of another company, reports Gringonneur.

The most striking feature of Steve Jobs’ propensity to comply with the most strict secrecy had special areas of the campus. No one working on the iPhone could not be there. But telephone project participants were not allowed to communicate freely with each other. Designed electronics engineers had no right to see the software. If the software was necessary to test electronics, they receive a code simulator, not a real part of the upcoming phone software. If the specialist working on software for performance testing of hardware he also had to settle for the simulator.

And only the inner circle of the great Steve Jobs was allowed in that wing of the first floor of the second building, where he worked Jonathan Ive. Security measures around the number of prototypes were so strict that some members thought: if you attempt to login without authorization will cause security badge reader. According to Scott Forstall, to visit some laboratories needed quadruple checking procedure badges.

Some of the details of the precautions taken were known for the reason that in 2012, Scott Forstall had to testify in proceedings between Apple and Samsung. We can only imagine how a disturbing situation worked by those who have the honor to introduce the world to the legendary device.

To be continued …

Contents cycle “Steve Jobs told iPhone be”:

[1] Raging rehearsal
[2] The power of the leader
[3] Risky stunt
[4] Five points
[5] Emotional exhaustion
[6] Draft cosmic scale
[7] WC Post
[8] Touchscreen: from dwarf to giant
[9] The threat of failure
[10] Not a word to his wife

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