iBooks has been a big successful for Apple â€” despite the ongoing price fixing case from the Department of Justice â€” but it’s a service that may never have been if Eddy Cue hadn’t have convinced Steve Jobs that it would be awesome on the iPad.
Before Apple was gearing up to launch its popular tablet in late 2009, Steve Jobs wasn’t interested in the iBooks idea, and he felt that e-books [Read More...]
Andrew Stone at AltWWDC.
SAN FRANCISCO, CAÂ â€” Andrew Stone, an indie NeXT developer who worked with Steve Jobs for almost a quarter century, believes that Jobs would’ve never let Apple be a part of the United States National Security surveillance program PRISM.
“Steve Jobs would’ve rather died than give into that, even though he had a lot of friends at the NSA,” he told Cult of Mac, shaking his head. “Microsoft [Read More...]
The delayed Steve Jobs biopic starring Ashton Kutcher and Josh Gadd will finally hit cinemas this August. EntitledÂ JOBS,Â the movie was originally set for release back in April, but distributor Open Road Films put it on hold so that it could spend more time on marketing.
It’s unclear whether the company has actually done that â€” I haven’t seen it marketed anywhere, have you? â€” but it seems Open Road is now ready [Read More...]
Advertising legend Lee Clow has created some of the most iconicÂ commercialsÂ of all-time thanks to his time working with Steve Jobs for over 30 years. He was the guy behind Apple’s 1984Â commercialÂ the ‘Think Different’ slogan and many more Apple ad campaigns.
At a recent PTTOW! summit, Clow shared what it was like to work with Steve over the course of their 30-year relationship. Clow also shares his personal theory that Steve was [Read More...]
Any of this look familiar?
China is largely known for cheap iPhone knockoffs and fake Apple Stores, and now a Chinese businessman is impersonating Steve Jobs himself. And he isn’t using the late Apple co-founder’s likeness to peddle plastic phone shells on the corner market.
Lei Jun ownsÂ Xiaomi, a multi-billion dollar tech company that is commonly referred to as “the AppleÂ of the East” in China. As you can see in the photo [Read More...]
Yesterday, the Department of Justice published its case against Apple for allegedly conspiring with publishers to raise the price of ebooks. Now, Apple’s responded, calling the DoJ’s case “bizarre” and saying that they are twisting the words of Apple’s late co-founder, Steve Jobs.
Appearing in a Manhattan courtroom yesterday, Apple’s lawyer Orin Synder denied that Apple had conspired to do anything, and said that far from publishers colluding with Apple before [Read More...]
Steve Jobs received a lot of criticism for not giving away more of the cash he made from Apple and his other ventures, but thanks to wife Laurene Powell Jobs, the Jobs family contributes more than you might think. In fact, they’ve been giving money away for more then two decades, they just happen to be very good at keeping it under wraps.
Not everyone likes to shout about the contributions they [Read More...]
Holograms are supposedly going to be the future of artistic performance. First there was the Tupac hologram at Coachella, and now Eazy-E and Ol’ Dirty Bastard are making a hologram comeback too.
Tim Cook had to endure a barrage of silly questions at yesterday’s Senate hearing, but the most most absurd and tasteless came from none other than TMZ who was dying to know if Steve Jobs will make an appearance as [Read More...]
There’s a lot of talk these days about Google Glass, Google’s new futuristic wearable computer that functions like a set of cyborg glasses, overlaying a HUD of Google products and search services over your life. It certainly sounds impressive, and early reviews from the usual techno-nerds are positive. But what would Steve Jobs have thought [...]
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