Before I begin, this really isn’t intended as a criticism of Apple in any way – its still a great company and the best consumer electronics brand out there. But it is worth asking: has it lost that craziness and distinctiveness, especially from a design point of view, that made it extra special for years, especially after Steve Jobs returned to the company in 1997?
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It’s well known Steve Jobs had no tolerance for employees who leaked company info. However it was Jobs who almost blew the biggest secret Apple has had to date. The original iPhone!
Steve Jobs biographer Walter Isaacson is fighting a subpoena to open up closed interviews he had with Jobs in the Apple ebook price-fixing case. When Apple moved into ebooks, they negotiated an agency model with publishers. The publishers set the price, and Apple took a 30 percent cut.
Somebody with a good sense of humor decided to make fun of a ‘do not print large jobs’ sign in front of a photocopier, and it’s pretty funny. You could have almost guessed it, a huge Steve Jobs photo was pinned up next to it, making quite a funny but fairly stupid joke.
Steve Jobs has been recognized by Time Magazine as one of the 20 most influential Americans to ever walk the earth – an honor that he shares with the likes of Einstein, Alexander Graham Bell, Martin Luther King, Jr. and even George Washington.
Wired’s August cover story topic is late Apple co-founder Steve Jobs. The publication investigates how the late Apple leader’s management style still affects industry leaders.
After being told by a U.S. District Court judge that they couldn’t introduce Steve Jobs’ “anti-Android” statements into court, they’ve asked the judge to limit references Apple can make about the Apple co-founder.
On Wednesday, a U.S. District Court judge approved a request to bar “Anti-Android” statement made by late Apple co-founder Steve Jobs from a patent case against Samsung.
We often heard Steve Jobs talk about the ‘Post-PC’ era, but Microsoft COO Kevin Turner came out with the opposite point of view during the company’s Worldwide Partner Conference, describing it as a ‘PC+ era’, stating that what Steve Jobs believed was in their eyes ‘completely incorrect’.
A French telecom engineer says that the man that turned Apple into the empire of web-connected devices it is today drew some of his inspiration from a table-top box that connected French homes to information long before the arrival of widely available Internet.
Steve Jobs: The Lost Interview made it to cinemas last year, but it has only now made it to the US iTunes store, available exclusively as a rental for $3.99.
Depending on how you see it, three is either a lucky or unlucky number. However as Forbes points out, it’s a number that Steve Jobs was hugely fond of, incorporating it into many of his keynotes and presentations.
As usual, Steve was right. Adobe has just announced in the light of the new version of Android that it will no longer support mobile Flash, something which many predicted would happen sooner rather than later.
What kind of job is Tim Cook doing? Is Apple still a safe investment? Could you buy the stock and it will still go up? He’s not Steve Jobs, right?
‘But there is one more thing…’ If there’s a tagline for Steve Jobs’ keynotes that’s the one, and Apple Gazette has regrouped all those classic moments into one awesome feature.
Steve Jobs built a tradition of participating in the annual AllThingsD conference. There were a lot of great moments in those interviews, and now AllThingsD has released the entire collection of six appearances for free on iTunes in both audio and high-res video formats.