Taking a short break from working Boring Company’s Hyperloop test tunnel and turning Tesla’s into remote control cars, Elon Musk sat down with Recode’s Kara Swisher for an hour-long interview. Throughout the talk, Musk couldn’t stop throwing subtle shade at Apple.
He frequently compared Apple products to that of Tesla’s stating, “there’s not many products you can buy that really make you happier. And so Apple did that for a long time, I still think, obviously, that Apple makes great phones,” Musk said. “I still use an iPhone and everything. But Apple used to really bring out products that would blow people’s minds, you know? And still make great products, but there’s less of that.”
He further adds, “I don’t think people are necessarily running to the store for the iPhone 11. But I think with Tesla, we really want to make products that people just love, that are heart-stopping.”
This isn’t the first time Elon has taking aim at Apple. In 2015, he told German newspaper Handelsblatt that Apple is a “Tesla Graveyard” for hiring employees that Tesla fired. Even though he carries an iPhone, Musk didn’t seem all that happy with the tech company as of late. Do you agree?
Listen to Elon’s entire interview with Recode Decode here.
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