Tag Archive: Biography


ICYMI: Revelations from new Steve Jobs biography

This week, Luke gives us a sneak peek inside the new Steve Jobs biography, Alex takes a good look at the upcoming Apple TV service, Leander helps us decide whether the new gold in Apple Watch is anything special, John…Read more ›

Tim Cook offered Steve Jobs his liver, and other revelations from new biography

I can’t wait to read Becoming Steve Jobs: The Evolution of a Reckless Upstart into a Visionary Leader. The upcoming biography, by veteran reporters Brent Schlender and Rick Tetzeli, promises to be the definitive telling of Steve Jobs’ life. The writers…Read more ›

Steve Jobs Biography is the #1 Best Selling Book for 2011 on Amazon

Steve Jobs Biography is 2011 Best Seller The official biography of Steve Jobs by Walter Isaacson is now the number one best selling book for 2011, according to Amazon.com’s best sellers list. The book was released October 24 and quickly shot to the top of charts in the wake of Jobs passing. It’s a compelling read covering the immensely  [Read More…]

Steve Jobs: The World Class Asshole Who Dented The Universe [Walter Isaacson Biography Review]

There have been a lot of complaints on Twitter that most of the best bits of Walter Isaacson’s biography of Steve Jobs have already leaked. After reading sundry blog posts, news stories and tweets about Jobs’s life, is there anything left to read in the actual book? Yes, there is. There’s plenty. Although the arc of Steve’s story is generally well known, Isaacson has added a ton of new detail  [Read More…]

Formatting Issues With Steve Jobs Biography in iBooks? Re-Download It Now For Fix

Walter Isaacson’s authorized biography of Steve Jobs hit the iBookstore earlier this week, and after a few hours, I wondered why it had such a low star rating. I read some of the reviews to discover that many users have had formatting issues, which made some pages of the book illegible. Apple has now issued an update to the book and begun instructing customers on how to get the new version. [Read More…]

Charlie Rose Interviews Walter Isaacson on Steve Jobs & the Biography

Walter Isaacson Walter Isaacson was on Charlie Rose this week to discuss Steve Jobs and the writing of his biography. If you’re interested in Steve Jobs and his legacy, this is another great interview filled with interesting tidbits. It’s arguably better than the recent 60 Minutes segment and at nearly an hour long, touches on a fairly wide variety  [Read More…]

Steve Jobs Biography Now Available in the U.S. iBookstore

The official Steve Jobs biography by Walter Isaacson is now available in the U.S. iBookstore. The book officially goes on sale tomorrow, but it has been popping up early on Amazon Kindle stores and iBookstores around the world. Simply titled “Steve Jobs,” the biography takes a thorough look at the many sides of Jobs and the stories surrounding his rise to becoming one of America’s greatest innovators and CEOs. Walter Isaacson was interviewed on  [Read More…]

The Best Revelations, Quotes & Stories From Steve Jobs’ Official Biography [Live Updating]

Walter Isaacson’s much anticipated biography of Steve Jobs is releasing today, and we’re already busy poring through it, gaining new insight into the life and philosophies of Apple’s volatile, sometimes enigmatic co-founder. Throughout the morning, we’ll be live updating this post with some of the best revelations, funniest stories, most interesting quotes and most enjoyable tidbits of the biography.   • Jobs’ birth mother was sent to San Francisco when  [Read More…]

Fascinating New Insights Leaked from Upcoming Steve Jobs Biography

This Sunday on the CBS presentation of “60 Minutes,” we are going to see and hear a side of Steve Jobs that we never previously had access to. On the eve of the much-anticipated release of the official Steve Jobs biography, Walter Isaacson (the writer who penned Steve Jobs’ bio) opens up about his more than 40 interviews with the Apple co-founder before his death earlier this month. Apple CEO Steve Jobs refused to allow  [Read More…]

Official Steve Jobs Biography Release Changed to October 24th

Following the unfortunate news of Steve Jobs’ passing on Wednesday, Simon & Schuster has announced today that it will bump up the release date of their official – and authorized – Steve Jobs biography to later this month. Initially, the book was scheduled to arrive in bookstores March 6th of 2012. Earlier this summer it was pushed to November 21st. Today, the new release date is October 24th. Despite the musical chairs routine when it  [Read More…]