Tony Fadell

Iconic Apple iPods Get CT Scanned by Tony Fadell-Backed Startup

[caption id="attachment_374049" align="aligncenter" width="596"] Image: Lumafield[/caption] Lumafield, a company that develops hardware and software to construct detailed 3D models of the internals of an object using CT (computed tomography) scanning technology, recently shared images and animations of what Apple's most iconic iPods look like on the inside (via Fast Company). How fitting is it, then, that...

Original iPod Designer Tony Fadell Envisions a Screenless Future

Tony Fadell, a former SVP at Apple famous for designing Apple’s original iPod as well as some iPhone prototypes, has explained why he thinks “the next iPhone” won’t be a phone at all, in an exclusive interview with Bloomberg. He also hopes that in five years, people will be spending a lot less time looking at their smartphone...

How Nest Went Downhill After Google Acquired the Company

Following up on the Friday report that Nest CEO Tony Fadell will leave his own company, Ars Technica has decided to take a look at how Nest evolved after being acquired by Google. Turns out, it was nothing but a pain for Google. It looks as though it was one investment that didn't work out:...

Steve Jobs Wanted Walt Mossberg Blessing Before Releasing iTunes on PC

Tony Fadell, who is known for being the lead designer of the iPod, was recently interviewed by Appvance CEO Kevin Surace at the SV Forum Visionary Salon Dinner. VentureBeat was present at the event and has published a transcript of the discussion. During the interview, Fadell discussed his roll at Apple and his relationship with Steve Jobs, in addition...