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Steve Jobs Hid iPad Development From Google’s Eirc Schmidt

Posted on 13/04/2011 by Cormac Moylan

Steve Jobs was so furious when he saw Android’s “pinch to zoom” features during a trip to Google headquarters, he hid Apple’s iPad development from Google CEO Eric Schmidt – even though Schmidt was on the board of directors at the time.


Steve Wozniak: iPads Are Computers For Normal People

Posted on 05/04/2011 by J. Glenn Künzler

Steve Wozniak, the eccentric and outspoken co-founder of Apple, has unleashed another very curious idea. According to Woz, tablets are not for geeks, but instead, they are the “computer for the rest of us.” Read on to see more.


Happy 35th Birthday, Apple!

Posted on 01/04/2011 by James Britton

No foolin’, 35 years ago on April 1, 1976 Steve Jobs, Steve Wozniak and Ronald Wayne formed Apple Computer to sell the Apple I personal computer kit to the Homebrew Computer Club. Thanks for spawning our favorite computer, now gadget,…


Steve Jobs(ish) Rocks Out, Writes A Song About iPad 2

Posted on 09/03/2011 by J. Glenn Künzler

Have you ever wondered what it would be like if Steve Jobs got groovy with it and wrote tribute songs for all of Apple’s new releases? The folks at iTuned Steve Jobs have worked at resolving your curiosity. Their latest video features a jib-jab style Steve Jobs mixing it up with bits from the iPad 2 keynote!


@ceoSteveJobs Returns to Twitter as @falseSteveJobs

Posted on 03/03/2011 by Cormac Moylan

Rejoice! The suspension that Twitter threw down to @ceoSteveJobs was only a temporary one, and a very temporary one at that! It took less than 24 hours for Twitter to reactivated the popular parody account that regularly entertains more than 460,000 Twitter followers.


Former British PM Refused Steve Jobs A Knighthood

Posted on 01/03/2011 by Cormac Moylan

Face Palm!

According to a report in The Telegraph, former British Prime Minister Gordon Brown yanked a possible knighthood from Steve Jobs. Apparently Mr. Brown was upset that Jobs turned down his approach to speak at a Labour Party convention, and promptly threw his toys out of the pram.


Jobs Meets Obama

Posted on 17/02/2011 by Cormac Moylan

Today Steve Jobs met with Barack Obama alongside Eric Schmidi and The Zuck. But what did they talk about? According to The Oatmeal, it went a little like this…


Steve Jobs Health & Activity Update

Posted on 17/02/2011 by Cormac Moylan

Steve Jobs

Two slightly contrasting updates. Photos have been published in The National Enquirer showing an allegedly frail Steve Jobs. On the other hand, Jobs will today be meeting with US President Obama to discuss technology.


Steve Jobs Still The Big Man On (Apple's) Campus

Posted on 11/02/2011 by J. Glenn Künzler

According to a report by the Wall Street Journal, Steve Jobs, despite his medical leave, continues to man the helm at Apple in a capable manner, and still remains very actively involved in the day-to-day operations of the massive Cupertino corporation. The report indicates that he has been working from home, and even holding business meetings there.


Netgear CEO Apologizes For Jobs Health Jibe

Posted on 01/02/2011 by Cormac Moylan

Netgear CEO Patrick Lo suffers from massive brain fail as he tells members of the press that Steve Jobs needs to “go away” for Apple to be more open. He has since apologized. But the damage has been done.


Steve Jobs And The Art Of Perfect Timing

Posted on 28/01/2011 by Gareth Hawkins

It’s no coincidence that the early iPhone ads were backed by a track aptly titled ʻPerfect Timingʼ. A key part of Appleʼs success since the return of Steve Jobs has been their ability to choose the optimal opportunities at which to unveil new products, introduce new features and release corporate news.