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Jobs would’ve despised this BlackBerry-inspired iPhone concept

The Apple-watching world just about blew a gasket when the Apple Pencil was first announced for the iPad, given Steve Jobs’ famous assessment that, “If you see a stylus, [Apple engineers] blew it!” With that in mind, how would people react if the next iPhone went again Jobs’ wishes by taking a note out of BlackBerry’s […]

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Haven’t watched Steve Jobs yet? Read the script here

Based on the sadly dismal box office cash it’s failed to drum up, statistically few of you have seen Steve Jobs, Aaron Sorkin and Danny Boyle’s semi-biopic based on Walter Isaacson’s best-selling 2011 biography of Apple’s late CEO. Well, if you want to get a taste of what you’re missing — or simply want to revisit […]

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Disney president says Jobs would have been ‘appalled’ by Sorkin’s biopic

The real Steve Jobs would have been “appalled” at being the subject of a movie biopic like Steve Jobs, claims Pixar and Walt Disney Animation president Ed Catmull in a new interview. Check out Catmull’s comments about the unfortunate box office bomb below. “[The filmmakers] can’t tell the story because the story’s wrong,” Catmull says. […]

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At NeXT, Steve Jobs was “obsessed” with returning to Apple

In a recent interview, tech investor Steve Jurvetson said that, while in exile at NeXT, Steve Jobs remained obsessed about coming back to Apple. The interview was conducted by Bloomberg’s Emily Chang, who sat down with the venture capitalist and Space X and Tesla investor. The money quote about Jobs comes around the three minute […]

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Apple makes more in 1.5 minutes than Steve Jobs did this weekend

It’s not exactly a shock to hear that Aaron Sorkin’s notorious box office flop Steve Jobs had another disastrous weekend at the box office. But exactly how poor a weekend it had may be something of a surprise. Now playing on just 326 screens (after being dumped from thousands due to poor earnings), the semi-biopic earned only $ 394,000 […]

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Apple announces 1,000 new jobs in Ireland

Apple has announced plans to hire an extra 1,000 employees in Ireland — as the deadline draws closer concerning the European Union announcing their decision about whether or not Apple dodged taxes thanks to the Irish government. Apple will add 1,000 staff to its offices in Cork by mid-2017, where it currently operates the only Apple-owned manufacturing facility […]

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Steve Jobs movie is unceremoniously dumped out of theaters

Aaron Sorkin and Danny Boyle’s Steve Jobs movie had another disastrous showing at the box office over the weekend. With earnings declining more than 69 percent from the previous weekend to just $ 823,000, the movie was dumped from 2,072 screens — more than any other film. By comparison, the new Bond movie Spectre took $ 73 million in its opening […]

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The inside story on Jobs and Woz’s illegal phone phreaking

Prior to founding a tiny little company called Apple, Steves Jobs and Wozniak were “phone phreakers” — selling illegal blue boxes to help people make free long-distance phone calls. While both quickly turned their back on their law-breaking ways, Jobs noted that, “If we hadn’t made those little blue boxes, there might never have been […]

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Tony Fadell says Steve Jobs was considering an Apple Car in 2008

Steve Jobs was considering building an Apple Car as far back as 2008, the year after successfully launching the iPhone, according to a new interview with Nest CEO and iPod co-creator Tony Fadell. Speaking with Bloomberg TV’s Emily Chang, Fadell says that he and Jobs enjoyed “a couple of walks” (Jobs’ favored way of taking […]

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Steve Jobs director lashes out at ‘hindsight experts’

The new Steve Jobs movie has bombed at the box office — but director Danny Boyle thinks the failure has nothing to do with the movie he made, but rather the decision to open it nationally too quickly. “We did brilliantly the first two weekends,” he said. “Then [the studio] went too wide too soon, […]

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