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The funniest thing you’ll see today: Conan previews the new Steve Jobs biopic

By on October 24, 2014 at 6:10 PM.

The funniest thing you’ll see today: Conan previews the new Steve Jobs biopic

After news broke that actor Christian Bale would be playing Apple co-founder Steve Jobs in an upcoming film, Conan O’Brien previewed an “exclusive” clip of the film last Thursday night.

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This is the next Steve Jobs

By on October 23, 2014 at 1:26 PM.

This is the next Steve Jobs

Many people still wonder what Steve Jobs would do today if he were still at the helm of Apple, even though Tim Cook has proven time and time again that he can run Apple like nobody else, perhaps even better in some ways than its iconic co-founder and former leader. But people are still fascinated with the genius that pushed Apple’s limits for so many years, and Aaron Sorkin thinks he found the next Jobs for his upcoming retelling of the epic story. More →

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13 Apple fanboys have made epic pilgrimages to Steve Jobs’ childhood home in just the last year

By on October 17, 2014 at 10:01 AM.

13 Apple fanboys have made epic pilgrimages to Steve Jobs’ childhood home in just the last year

When you’re an Apple fanboy, you’re willing to go to great lengths to show your devotion to the brand. That devotion could lead you to make a pilgrimage to Steve Jobs’ childhood home to take pictures in front it… and not even consider doing such a thing the least bit creepy.

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Former Apple employee dishes dirt on what it was like work for Steve Jobs

By on October 13, 2014 at 11:21 AM.

Former Apple employee dishes dirt on what it was like work for Steve Jobs

Steve Jobs has become something of a legend, which isn’t very surprising considering the profound and lasting impact he had on personal computing. Jobs and his cohorts changed the world, having played a crucial role in the proliferation of PCs and the shift to mobile computing platforms. Of course, he also built the most valuable technology company of all time in the process. As is often the case with disruptive individuals, working for Steve Jobs wasn’t always easy, as we’ve read time and time again when ex-Apple executives speak up and give us the inside scoop on what it was like to work for Jobs.

Now, a former employee of both NeXT and Apple has dished some dirt on what it was like to work for Jobs, and he says the late Apple co-founder was even more intense than we’ve read in the past. More →

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Despite his industry-shaking feuds with Apple, Eric Schmidt calls Steve Jobs his hero

By on October 3, 2014 at 4:58 PM.

Despite his industry-shaking feuds with Apple, Eric Schmidt calls Steve Jobs his hero

If it seems like just yesterday that Apple and Google were at each other’s throats, that’s because they were — Tim Cook and Eric Schmidt have been trading blows in recent weeks in regards to privacy and security, with each executive claiming that their company is more secure than the other. The issue remains unresolved, but Schmidt took a break from the feud on Thursday night during a promotional event for his new book, How Google Works.

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Tim Cook offers a heartfelt tribute to Steve Jobs on the 3rd anniversary of his passing

By on October 3, 2014 at 4:28 PM.

Tim Cook offers a heartfelt tribute to Steve Jobs on the 3rd anniversary of his passing

Steve Jobs passed away nearly three years ago but his legacy still looms large over not only Apple but over the tech industry as a whole. Because of this, Apple CEO Tim Cook on Friday afternoon sent out a touching message to Apple employees that both paid tribute to Jobs and that also praised everyone at Apple for continuing his life’s work by making world-class products that are used and enjoyed everywhere. More →

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Incredible easter egg reveals Steve Jobs’s most amazing speech hidden in your Mac

By on August 22, 2014 at 10:20 AM.

Incredible easter egg reveals Steve Jobs’s most amazing speech hidden in your Mac

Late Apple co-founder Steve Jobs was a man of many talents, and among them was his uncanny ability to motivate people. Privately, numerous accounts suggest much of his motivating was brought about by striking fear into employees. Publicly, however, Jobs was an amazing speaker and he proved it time and time again during Apple keynotes and other events.

But Jobs’s most amazing speech was likely the commencement speech he gave in 2005 at Stanford University — and as it turns out, an awesome easter egg hides that very speech in your Mac. More →

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New report reveals Steve Jobs’ grand vision for making free Wi-Fi available wherever you go

By on August 5, 2014 at 12:25 PM.

New report reveals Steve Jobs’ grand vision for making free Wi-Fi available wherever you go

If you’ve read much about former Apple CEO Steve Jobs, you’d know he was a major advocate for broader public Wi-Fi, especially as it pertained to the iPhone. Walt Mossberg wrote a piece for Re/code on Tuesday in which he shares the details of a conversation he once had with Jobs regarding public Wi-Fi. Mossberg writes that Jobs understood why Wi-Fi networks needed to remain secure, but believed it would be possible to make shareable, free Wi-Fi from home networks the norm. More →

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Woz explains why early Apple employees vowed to ‘never, ever work for Steve Jobs again’

By on July 7, 2014 at 4:45 PM.

Woz explains why early Apple employees vowed to ‘never, ever work for Steve Jobs again’

It’s no secret that Steve Jobs had a mixed reputation during his tenure at Apple, but there are few individuals with a better understanding of the man than Steve Wozniak. In a recent interview with the Milwaukee Business Journal, Wozniak discussed both sides of Jobs — the discerning, thoughtful business man and the demanding, off-putting boss. More →

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Tim Cook Vs. Steve Jobs

The single most important thing Steve Jobs told Tim Cook before he passed away

By on July 7, 2014 at 3:30 PM.

The single most important thing Steve Jobs told Tim Cook before he passed away

The single most annoying criticism that people have about Apple CEO Tim Cook is that he isn’t running the company like Steve Jobs would have run it. While it’s undoubtably true that Cook is running Apple much differently than the way Jobs ran it, Cook doesn’t have much of an option — he’s just not a charismatic visionary like Jobs and there’s nothing he can do to change that. More →

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Why Apple needs 5 people to replace Steve Jobs

By on June 16, 2014 at 8:55 AM.

Why Apple needs 5 people to replace Steve Jobs

Apple CEO Tim Cook seems to get a lot of grief from investors and analysts because he’s not Steve Jobs. However, as a new profile of Cook in The New York Times makes clear, Cook is smart enough to understand that he’s not Steve Jobs and that nobody alive right now really is. However, just because there’s no Steve Jobs that doesn’t mean Apple is devoid of vision or talent and the company under Cook is relying more on teamwork than it did when Jobs was running the show. More →

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The surprising story of how Steve Jobs helped create the World Wide Web

By on June 9, 2014 at 10:12 AM.

The surprising story of how Steve Jobs helped create the World Wide Web

Steve Jobs will be remembered for a shocking number of accomplishments, and now he have learned of yet another feather we can put in the late Apple co-founder’s cap: Steve Jobs helped create the World Wide Web. More →

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Steve Jobs Dr. Dre Video

A sign of things to come: Check out this old video of Steve Jobs talking with Dr. Dre

By on May 9, 2014 at 9:45 PM.

A sign of things to come: Check out this old video of Steve Jobs talking with Dr. Dre

10 years before he drunkenly celebrated his company’s acquisition by Apple for a reported $3.2 billion, Dr. Dre actually popped up via iChat at one of Apple’s events and congratulated Steve Jobs on the success of both the iPod and the iTunes Store. A video of the event, flagged by 9to5Mac, shows a decidedly more sober Dre telling Jobs that he’s happy that the iPod has been such a success because it means “no more carrying big duffle bags full of CDs.” 9to5Mac notes that Dre was actually instrumental in convincing artists such as Eminem to allow Apple sell their music over the web on the iTunes Store, so it seems that ties between Dre and Cupertino go back much further than just the past few weeks. You can watch the full video of Jobs and Dre chatting below. More →

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