Apple has been collecting tributes to Steve Jobs from fans and admirers since his passing two weeks ago today, and has collected over a million tributes. The company has now updated their official Steve Jobs tribute page to display those thoughts and comments.
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Apple will be closing its retail stores for an hour tomorrow (October 19th) in remembrance of Apple co-founder Steve Jobs. The hour-long closure coincides with a private celebration of Steve Jobs’ life to be held for Apple employees at the company’s Cupertino headquarters.
Before Apple developed iCloud, Steve Jobs scheduled a personal meeting with Dropbox founders Drew Houston and Arash Ferdowsi. Jobs discussed the possibility of a nine-digit buyout of Dropbox, but the two co-founders declined his offer.
While various shrines, tributes & memorials of Steve Jobs have arisen since his passing on October 5th, a new and especially creative tribute has now been created in Munich, Germany – a mural of Steve Jobs made out of over 4,000 post-it notes!
A young fellow in the iPhone 4S lineup at Apple’s Fifth Avenue store in New York displayed an awesome Steve Jobs tribute haircut that you just have to see. The image is a mashup of an Apple Logo and a surprisingly realistic portrait of Steve Jobs.
Gawker has shared an interesting excerpt from Walter Isaacson’s forthcoming biography on Steve Jobs, explaining why he consistently wore the black mock turtleneck and blue jeans he is now so well known fore.
Wired has released a special anthology in memory of Steve Jobs, which contains Wired’s best stories about him over the years, all prefaced with a heartfelt remembrance written by Steven Levy, a senior writer for Wired who has interviewed Jobs multiple times.
Discovery Channel will be airing a special hour-long retrospective on the life and achievements of Steve Jobs. The special, called “iGenius: How Steve Jobs Changed the World,” will be hosted by Discovery’s “Mythbusters,” and will air on October 16th at 8 p.m. eastern.
Daniel Feeney of TheMacFeed has pieced together a very nice, professional-looking PDF document of his favorite responses to Steve Jobs’ passing. The document makes a nice digital keepsake you can use to remember this pivotal event.
Steve Jobs’ Death Certificate Released, Respiratory Arrest & Pancreatic Tumor Listed As Cause Of Death
According to Bloomberg, Steve Jobs’ death certificate has been released from the San Clara County Public Health Department, listing respiratory arrest and pancreatic tumor as the primary cause of death.
While Steve Jobs is no longer with us in person, his vision and legacy will not soon fade, and his influence on Apple and their products will be evident for years to come. New reports suggest that Steve Jobs personally oversaw plans for the next four years of products before he passed away.
Tim Cook has sent an internal message to Apple employees informing them that Apple will be holding a celebration of Steve Jobs’ life on October 19th in the outdoor amphitheater at Apple’s Cupertino headquarters.
It appears that Walter Isaacson’s forthcoming Steve Jobs biography is going to be made into a feature film, as Deadline reports that Sony Pictures is working on $1 to 3 million deal with Isaacson for the rights to produce the title.
Funeral services for Steve Jobs will be held later today as a small private gathering, reports The Wall Street Journal, following his passing on October 5th, 2011 at the age of 56. No public memorial service is planned to be held.
As I’ve been reflecting on the life of Steve Jobs and the impact he had on the world, I came across a neat infographic listing a few little-known facts about Steve Jobs created by the folks at OnlineSchools.org that I thought many of you might appreciate.
Time Magazine has issued a special edition of their popular magazine in honor of Steve Jobs, due to hit newsstands later today, as well as digital delivery to tablet devices.