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Custom Lego minifigs put Jobs, Woz, and Cook on your desk

A company that specializes in making Lego-ized versions of tech-world giants is offering minifigures based on Apple co-founders Steve Jobs and Steve Wozniak, current CEO Tim Cook, and some people who work for other companies, if you want to be all diverse about it. The figures won’t even set you back that much, really. Depending […]

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Steve Jobs had another disastrous weekend at the box office

Yikes! Aaron Sorkin and Danny Boyle’s Steve Jobs movie is now being talked about as the year’s most disappointing box office flop, after taking a beating in its second weekend in theaters — dropping from a dismal $ 7.3 million opening weekend to just $ 2.58 million over the past couple of days. I’m guessing at this point there’s […]

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Sore over Sorkin’s biopic? Steve Jobs tribute cartoon will make you smile

So maybe fans and friends of Steve Jobs think the Aaron Sorkin film was a bit of a hatchet job on the late mercurial genius who started Apple. An IT company in the Ukraine called QuartSoft released an animated biography of Jobs this week as a way to thank him “for letting us enjoy the […]

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Jobs done? Sorkin’s biopic flops on opening weekend

Steve Jobs had his toughest two days at the box office this weekend since the real Jobs launched the poor-selling Power Mac G4 Cube. The long-awaited Aaron Sorkin biopic turned to not be that eagerly-anticipated after all, since it limped to a disappointing $ 7.3 million on its first weekend of wide release. For those keeping track […]

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Steve Jobs movie now showing in theaters across the U.S.

Aaron Sorkin and Danny Boyle’s Steve Jobs movie finally gets a wide release this weekend — meaning that fans outside of the New York and Los Angeles areas will get a chance to watch the controversial biopic. So will they? According to box office projections, the $ 30 movie is expected to earn between $ 15 and $ 19 million for […]

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Steve Jobs’ favorite reviewer slams Aaron Sorkin’s new movie

Technology journalist Walt Mossberg opened up about the Steve Jobs movie debuting in theaters this Friday and he didn’t have many kind things to say about it. Mossberg, who knew Steve Jobs for 14 years before his passing, recalls the numerous occasions in which they talked and spent time together including in interviews. None of those […]

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Attention, Netflix users! Steve Jobs: The Lost Interview is about to be… lost

Between Alex Gibney’s The Man in the Machine documentary and the new Steve Jobs biopic, there’s no shortage of viewing material out there at the moment if you’re interested in Steve Jobs. But Netflix-subscribing Steve Jobs completists may want to check out one other Jobs artefact, in the form of 2012’s Steve Jobs: The Lost Interview. […]

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Watch Steve Jobs’ right-hand woman talk early days of Apple

Kate Winslet has been earning rave reviews for her performance as Joanna Hoffman in the new Steve Jobs movie. Hoffman was one of the original members of the Macintosh (employee #5 to be exact), and was notorious at Apple as one of the few employees who boss Steve Jobs around. In a recent interview, Hoffman […]

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Sorkin: My conscience is clear about Steve Jobs movie accuracy

Steve Jobs screenwriter Aaron Sorkin says his “conscience is clear” over accusations that his movie doesn’t portray events as they actually happened. People have been split over the Steve Jobs movie, with some (like Woz, John Sculley, and Andy Hertzfeld) saying it’s a great achievement, and others (Tim Cook, Jony Ive, Laurene Powell Jobs) arguing […]

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Woz admits Steve Jobs wasn’t always a nice guy

Steve Jobs will be remembered as much for his negative personality traits as for his marketing genius, says Steve Wozniak in a new featurette for the upcoming Steve Jobs movie. The Woz waxes nostalgic about his friend and co-founder of Apple as his interview is interspersed with scenes and quotes from the movie are Woz’s […]

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