Apple has added movie star turned business woman Jessica Alba to the cast of its first unscripted TV Series, Planet of the Apps, and just like her future co-hosts Will.i.Am and Gwyneth Paltrow, she’ll use her nonexistent coding skills to “mentor” developers.
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Black Eyed Peas founder Will.i.Am has been an Apple fanboy for years, but when it comes to supporting Jony Ive’s new wearable, the singer thinks it’s just weird.
During a panel discussion at the Cannes Lions festival, Mr I.Am said he recently saw a man at the gym with an iPhone 6 strapped to his arm even though he was wearing an Apple Watch, and it just didn’t look right he told SaleForce CEO Marc Benioff.