Tag Archives: Steve Jobs

Apple’s Original iMac Turns 20 Years Old [VIDEO]

Engadget reports: There are few individual computer models that have left a lasting mark on the industry, but you can definitely put the iMac on that list. Apple introduced its signature all-in-one desktop at a special event on May 6th, 1998, and it’s safe to say the system has had a lasting impact on technology at large. At the same ...

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TRAILER: Steve Jobs

Wired recaps the new trailer: So the first trailer for Danny Boyle’s Steve Jobs biopic didn’t really let Jobs himself speak, despite the fact that the movie contains dialogue by the ever-verbose Aaron Sorkin. Instead it focused on voiceovers from everyone else as a contemplative Steve Jobs stood on stage. This time around, however, Steve speaks. And as played by ...

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TRAILER: Steve Jobs

Via Business Insider: Aaron Sorkin’s movie “Steve Jobs” has gone through its share of iterations, with many members of the cast and the original director leaving the project, but it now appears as if the film is off the ground. Universal Studios just released the first trailer for the film, which shows star Michael Fassbender as the iconic Apple founder. ...

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RUSSIA: Steve Jobs Memorial Torn Down Because Apple CEO Tim Cook Came Out

Via Business Insider: Residents of Saint Petersburg have reportedly torn down a giant interactive iPhone memorial that commemorated the death of Apple founder Steve Jobs after the company’s current CEO, Tim Cook, came out as gay on Thursday. Business FM Radio reports that the company that originally funded the memorial, ZEFS, decided to tear it down after Cook said he ...

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TRAILER: Jobs

A Steve Jobs biopic starring Ashton Kutcher.

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Thank You, Steve

I decided to read the wingut New York Post over breakfast this morning, something I very rarely do, because I was curious to see teabagger teeth-gnashing over Sarah Palin’s announcement. What I found at the front of the paper was four full pages of tributes to Steve Jobs. (Plus the cover.) And way way way back in the lower right ...

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Obama On Steve Jobs

The White House has released a statement by the president. Michelle and I are saddened to learn of the passing of Steve Jobs. Steve was among the greatest of American innovators – brave enough to think differently, bold enough to believe he could change the world, and talented enough to do it. By building one of the planet’s most successful ...

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Open Thread Thursday

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BREAKING: Steve Jobs Has Died

Mere weeks after he stepped down as the long-running CEO of Apple due to health reasons, computer icon Steve Jobs has died. I’ll add to this post when further details are available. [Image credit: Apple.com]

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Steve Jobs Resigns At Apple

Steve Jobs resigned today as CEO of Apple, spawning rumors that his health was once again declining. The company’s board of directors announced that COO Tim Cook (left) will take the position. You may recall that Cook was outed in January by the gossip site Gawker. In April, Out Magazine declared that Cook was the nation’s most powerful gay person.

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Apple Unveils iCloud

At today’s Apple Worldwide Developers Conference, Steve Jobs gave up the details of the company’s much-discussed cloud-based music service. The new iCloud service replaces Apple’s MobileMe document-sharing offering, which cost $99 a year. The new iCloud service is free and available now with an iOS 4.3 update, Jobs said. With iCloud, content such as music and documents is stored on ...

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Steve Jobs Unveils iPad 2

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Steve Jobs’ iPhone Demo Fail

Here’s the video of the iPhone launch snafu that I mentioned yesterday. Jobs blames the issue on too many bloggers hogging the room’s wi-fi signal.

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At The New iPhone Launch

HuffPo reports from the launch of the iPhone 4…. 1:45PM ET: Oops! Jobs is struggling with connectivity problems during his iPhone 4 demo. He tries to load a New York Times website–without success. He gets the error message “cannot activate cellular networks.” What happened, via CNET: [Jobs:] “I’m sorry guys, I don’t know what’s going on.” “Got any suggestions?” he ...

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Family Research Council Applauds Steve Jobs For Porn-Free iPad

The Family Research Council would like you to know that they are VERY appreciative of Steve Jobs’ attempts to keep Apple devices free of nasty porn. The new Apple iPad offers consumers plenty of things–including “freedom from porn,” according to chief executive Steve Jobs. In an exchange with blogger Ryan Tate, who disagreed with the suggestion that the iPad is ...

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Steve Jobs: Flash Is Evil

Apple guru Steve Jobs today issued a denouncement of Adobe’s popular Flash technology. Apple has been widely criticized because the iPad does not support Flash. Jobs’ list of complaints about Flash is quite long and concludes with this: Besides the fact that Flash is closed and proprietary, has major technical drawbacks, and doesn’t support touch based devices, there is an ...

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Jobs Leaving Apple Due To Health

Confirming the worst fear of many Apple stockholders, yesterday Steve Jobs announced that he was taking a medical leave from the company. Casting a pall over one of the world’s most closely watched companies, Steven P. Jobs, chief executive of Apple, said on Wednesday that he was taking a leave of absence because of health concerns. Timothy Cook, left, chief ...

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iHormones

If you follow the tech blogs, you’ll know that for weeks they’ve been buzzing about Apple head Steve Job’s health and that he won’t appear at this year’s MacWorld, which begins tomorrow. Apple’s PR flacks have been insisting that Jobs is fine, but Apple stock has suffered from the speculation. Today Jobs came out with the truth. As many of ...

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