Craig Federighi

Apple VP: Force Quitting iOS Apps Has No Impact on Battery Life

Many iOS users (I’ve witnessed a few around me) have grown into a habit of quitting all their background apps in multitasking view frequently, hoping that it would improve the battery life and speed of their iPhone or iPad. To confirm if this actually has any advantage, a user by the name of Caleb sent an email to...

Apple VP Op-Ed: FBI Demand to Weaken iOS Security Helps Criminals

Apple senior vice president of software engineering, Craig Federighi, writing in an op-ed over at The Washington Post, says the FBI wants to turn back the clock on iOS security, which in doing so, will allow criminals to hack into the iPhone: That’s why it’s so disappointing that the FBI, Justice Department and others in law...

Apple’s Craig Federighi Talks Swift, Explains Why It Went Open Source

As promised earlier this June, Apple made its Swift programming language open source yesterday, alongside releasing some guidance for the upcoming Swift 3.0. Ars Technica had the chance to speak with Apple Software Engineering SVP Craig Federighi, who talked about the future evolution of the language and more. As explained by Federighi, Swift has been...

Jony Ive and Craig Federighi Discuss The Development Of iOS 7 [Interview]

Apple chief of design Jony Ive and head of software Craig Federighi have discussed the development of iOS 7 with USA Today’s Marco della Cava in an exclusive interview. While the pair focused more on Apple's two new iPhones and the recurring accusations of the lack of innovation from competitors in an earlier interview published by Bloomberg Businessweek, this...

New is Easy, Right is Hard, Craig Federighi Says

In a lengthy interview published by BusinessWeek this morning, Sam Grobart sat down with Apple CEO Tim Cook, SVP of Software Engineering Craig Federighi, and SVP of Design Jony Ive, to discuss a number of topics such as the new iPhones, competitors, and the recurring "Apple's doomed" and the "lack of innovation". For all who...