"We do not believe in some kind of squandering of e for the other," said Cook, speaking with Peter Wells of the Sydney Morning Herald . "e of the reass why both are incredible is because we pushed them to do what they do well and if you start to merge the two … you start to make ccessis and compromises. "
"So maybe the company would be more efficient in the end, but that's not what it's all about," he added. "It's about giving people things that they can then use to help them change the world or express their passi or express their creativity. Because this fusi that some are obsessed, I do not think not that's what users want. "
Cook reiterated that he usually uses a Mac at work, and uses an iPad at home and for traveling, but added: "I use everything and love everything."
The boss of Apple also revealed that an Apple IIc, released in 1984, was his first computer. "I first used it for a project, as a senior in an engineering school, to do an inventory ctrol program or for a nearby rental company," he said. Cook, who specialized in industrial engineering at Auburn University.
Cook's comments echo those he shared with Irish Independent in 2015, when he stated that Apple did not wish to create a "cvergent Mac and iPad" .
"What we would do, or what worries us, would happen, is that neither the experience would be as good as the customer wishes. So, we want to make the best tablet in the world and the best Mac in the game And putting these two sets together would not be possible either, you would start making compromises in different ways. "
While the Mac and the iPad will remain separate products, Apple has and will ctinue to bridge the gap between its desktop and mobile platforms. In 2014, for example, he introduced Ctinuity …