Tag Archive: Told


Steve Jobs told Mark Zuckerberg to make a spiritual pilgrimage to India

Every Apple fan is likely familiar with Steve Jobs’ pilgrimage to India, during which he formulated some of the ideas that would serve him so well in the future. But did you know that, years later, Jobs would suggest that fellow entrepreneurs follow in his path by visiting the same mountain Kainchi Dham Ashram temple […]

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

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Why Steve Jobs told Google’s Larry Page he was doing too much

Google’s co-founder Larry Page partook in a wide-ranging interview with the Financial Times, published Friday. Among other topics, he talks about Google’s oppository approach to business compared to Apple — epitomized by a story about Steve Jobs. “He would always…Read more ›

Steve Jobs told Google it was “doing too much stuff”

Steve Jobs was notorious for channeling all of Apple’s efforts into one product at time. In 2007, Apple had to issue a press release explaining that it was delaying the release of OS X Leopard to finish making the iPhone.…Read more ›

How This Award-Winning Pixar Director Told Off Steve Jobs

Pixar's Brad Bird and Mark Andrews working on The Incredibles. Picture courtesy of Pixar.San Francisco, CA — Steve Jobs revered Pixar for its blend of artistry and technology, as Walter Isaacson detailed in his 2011 biography, so perhaps it shouldn’t be a surprise that he actually apologized to one of the artists working on the 2004 film “The Incredibles” after he criticized some of the design in the […]

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Apple Told Suppliers To Ship Two New iPhones In September

iPhone-5C-yellowThe iPhone 5S and iPhone 5C are all but official at this point, but if you had any doubts that new iPhones are coming soon, the Wall Street Journal reports that Apple has told its supplier Hon Hai to start shipping the new iPhones in September. Apple will announce both a high-end and low-end iPhone […]

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iTunes 11 To Launch In “Next Few Days” As Artists Are Told To Prepare Artwork

When Apple announced iTunes 11 they told us that they will totally get it launched by the end of October. Then at the end of October they said they’re gonna need more time, but they pinky-promise they’ll get it out in November. For real.

Based on the history of Apple’s software releases, we estimated that the most likely date for Apple to release iTunes 11 would be November 16th, but that  [Read More…]

No One’s Told Siri Yet That Her Buddy Scott Forstall’s Been Fired [Image]

Poor Siri. Her and Scott Forstall looked so happy together each time they hung out at the Apple keynotes, swapping jokes, answering questions and chatting. Now Scott’s kind of almost gone, but no one’s had the heart to break it to Siri that Mr. Forstall no longer plays a major role at Apple, and won’t be there to show off all her new designer threads at the iOS 7 keynote.

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Nobody Told The Satechi Swift That $30 Speakers Are Supposed To Sound Bad [Review]

Barely bigger than a coffee cup.

Admit it. You took one look at the tiny Satechi Bluetooth speaker up there in the photo and thought This is going to be a piece of junk. It probably wont help your hastily formed opinion if I tell you that it costs just $ 30.

Dont worry. I thought the same. I only had the PR people send me one so I  [Read More…]

Nobody Told The Satechi Swift That $30 Speakers Are Supposed To Sound Bad [Review]

Barely bigger than a coffee cup.

Admit it. You took one look at the tiny Satechi Bluetooth speaker up there in the photo and thought This is going to be a piece of junk. It probably wont help your hastily formed opinion if I tell you that it costs just $ 30.

Dont worry. I thought the same. I only had the PR people send me one so I  [Read More…]

Apple Told To Stop Selling Products In Germany Within Two Weeks But Apples Unlikely To Comply

Apple’s Munich Store Photo by Vokabre – http://flic.kr/p/6SoES8

Despite a preliminary injunction granted Motorola Mobility on Friday, Apple continues to sell products in Germany. The tech giant has a two-week window until it must argue why a courts default judgement should be reversed, averting the possible stop of retail and online sales in the nation. Fridays injunction was a default judgement due to the company not responding to Motorolas allegations  [Read More…]