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Michael Fassbender could be the best Steve Jobs actor yet

After a rocky pre-production period which saw it switch directors, lose actor after actor, and even be ditched by its original studio, screenwriter Aaron Sorkin and director Danny Boyle’s Steve Jobs biopic finally made its debut at Colorado’s Telluride Film Festival this weekend — and, boy, does it sound like it was worth the wait! Reviews so far are […]

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

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Michael Fassbender: I don’t need to look like Steve Jobs

One of the biggest criticisms of the upcoming Steve Jobs movie is that actor Michael Fassbender looks nothing like Jobs. In a new interview, Fassbender acknowledges the lack of resemblance, but says that making himself into a Steve lookalike was never part of the goal. “We decided that I didn’t look anything like [Jobs], and […][Read More…]

Michael Fassbender still doesn’t look much like Steve Jobs in first teaser trailer

The first official trailer for the Steve Jobs movie we’ve all been waiting for is finally here. The one-minute clip gives us an early look at Michael Fassbender as Apple’s co-founder and former CEO, along with co-stars Kate Winslet, Seth…Read more ›

Michael Fassbender responds to doubts that he can play Steve Jobs

It’s no secret that Michael Fassbender — the actor probably best-known for playing Magneto in X-Men: First Class and Days of Future Past — wasn’t writer Aaron Sorkin’s first choice for the role of Steve Jobs in the upcoming biopic.…Read more ›

Michael Fassbender looks nothing like Steve Jobs while filming on set

We’ve seen a few pictures of filming underway for Sony’s Steve Jobs movie, but today we got the first look at Michael Fassbender as Jobs. Some on-set pictures show the 12 Years A Slave star in scenes with Seth Rogan…Read more ›

Michael Fassbender in talks to play Steve Jobs after Christian Bale bails

The hot potato game of who will play Steve Jobs in Sony’s biopic continues. Christian Bale was attached to the role until yesterday, and before that Leonardo DiCaprio’s name was in the mix. Now it’s being reported that Michael Fassbender…Read more ›

Michael Bay Bails Plus The Best And Worst Tech Of CES 2014 On The CultCast

This time on The CultCast: we’re live from Las Vegas and ready to report the best and worst tech from the 2014 Consumer Electronics Show! We’ll call out some of our favorite Apple accessories too, and some will surprise you.…Read more ›    [Read More…]

Instagram’s First Official Brand-Sponsored Ad Is Here Thanks To Michael Kors

We knew this day has been coming for quite sometime now, but alas, the days of an ad-free Instagram are long gone. The first official brand-sponsored ad was published to Instagram this morning courtesy of fashion brand Michael Kors. The…Read more ›

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Popular Apple Analyst Michael Gartenberg Joins Apple’s Marketing Team


We love picking apart the stupid things analysts say, but Michael Gartenberg is a rare example of a veteran analyst who doesn’t make wild, ridiculous predictions about Apple. He has worked for the Gartner research group, and Apple has even used Gartner’s market share figures multiple times in its keynotes.

After spending most of his career covering Apple and other tech companies, Gartenberg is now batting for the other team. He has reportedly accepted a  [Read More…]

Apple-Samsung Trial, Day 10, Damages Expert Michael Wagner Testifies [Liveblog]

We are back at the Samsung-Apple Trial with another of Samsung’s witnesses, damages expert Michael J. Wagner. He is testifying about his analysis of possible damages based on the patent infringement Apple accuses Samsung of orchestrating for the last few years. Let’s get to it.

9:30AM: After quick introduction, Wagner gets to the point of the matter. His analysis is that Apple’s lost profits are overstated, by both the Cupertino company’s analysis and  [Read More…]