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The Intel founder Steve Jobs said he’d be happy to work for dies at 79

In some sad news, Andy Grove, a.k.a. one of the founders and former CEOs of Intel, passed away yesterday at the age of 79. The Budapest-born Grove was a mentor to many people in Silicon Valley, including Steve Jobs, who once noted that he was one of the only people Jobs would willingly work for. […]

(via Cult of Mac – Tech and culture through an Apple lens)

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World’s biggest Apple fanboy dies

Apple lost it’s biggest fan ever this week. Gary Allen, the creator of the beloved ifo Apple Store blog, died on Sunday at the age of 67 after battling brain cancer. Allen was one of the most respected voices in the Apple Community when it came to Apple’s retail presence worldwide, and often made distant trips […]

(via Cult of Mac – Tech and culture through an Apple lens)

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How to find your iPhone’s last location even after the battery dies

Picture this: you’ve lost your iPhone somewhere, but it’s run out of juice and it’s not ringing or vibrating when you call it. You might think you’re out of luck, but there’s one function you can enable (or disable if… Read more ›

15-Year-Old Worker Dies At iPhone 5c Factory

One of Apple’s product manufacturers is in the news again for workers’ rights violations — and this time it’s not Foxconn. Instead the company being investigated is Taiwanese manufacturing firm Pegatron, which earlier this year undercut Foxconn to “steal” a… Read more ›     

Funny Or Die’s ‘iSteve’ Movie Now Available For Free Online

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You’ll have to think pretty different to enjoy this movie.

The time has come. Funny or Die’s Steve Jobs mockumentary featuring Justin Long has arrived. iSteve is available for streaming in non-Apple-friendly-Flash on Funny or Die’s website. The “biopic” lasts about 80 minutes.

Warning: It is not as hilarious as we thought it might be. In fact, it’s pretty bad. It’s also historically inaccurate in many, many ways. I  [Read More…]

Funny Or Die’s Steve Jobs Movie Delayed Until April 17

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iSteve, a Steve Jobs parody biopic from Funny or Die, will now premier on Wednesday, April 17. The movie was scheduled to start showing yesterday, but was delayed following the explosions during the Boston marathon.

Funny or Die is now encouraging visitors to donate to Boston Red Cross to help those who may have been affected by yesterday’s events, which killed three and left many more injured.

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Funny Or Die’s “iSteve” Movie Looks Like A Hilariously Inaccurate Jobs Biopic

Justin Long is iSteve.

Justin Long is iSteve.

Earlier this month, Funny or Die released a trailer for its upcoming comedy about Steve Jobs, iSteve. Starring Justin Long from Apple’s own Mac vs. PC ads, the movie is set to debut online Monday, April 15th. Unlike Ashton Kutcher’s JOBS biopic, iSteve is an intentional parody of Apple lore.

The movie is written and directed by Ryan Perez, a former Saturday Night Live writer who  [Read More…]

Bruce Willis Wants To Sue Apple Over Who Gets His iTunes Library When He Dies

Bruce Willis loves battles, and fights, and blowing crap up while trying to escape from bad guys. Bruce Willis ain’t afraid of no one, even Apple. And so when Bruce Willis heard that he can’t leave his massive iTunes music library to someone in his will, he decided he wants to fight Apple, in the courtroom.

Hollywood’s best known bald action hero is said to be considering legal action against Apple because  [Read More…]

Jacob Goldman, Founder Of The Company That Inspired Steve Jobs, Dies At Age 90

Many have called Steve Jobs the father of modern computing, but some would argue that the true credit goes to Jacob Goldman, founder of�Xerox PARC. Under Goldman�s guidance, Xerox become responsible for the technology that inspired Steve Jobs to create computers like the Lisa. The New York Times is reporting that�Jacob Goldman passed away this week at the age of 90. He was Xerox�s�chief scientist and founder of the  [Read More…]

Steve Jobs Dies at Age 56: 1955-2011

Steve Jobs Unbelievably sad and terrible news to report: legendary Apple leader and tech visionary Steve Jobs has died. The following statement has been issued by the Apple Board of Directors: We are deeply saddened to announce that Steve Jobs passed away today. Steve�s brilliance, passion and energy were the source of countless innovations that enrich and improve all of our lives. The world is immeasurably better because of Steve. His greatest  [Read More…]