We’ve seen a couple of Steve Jobs figurines in the past, but they have all been (like this one) cancelled due to Apple objecting. However another one has just been put of sale, and it’s pretty unique. Made by XVALA, it is nine inches tall and made out of porcelain and believe it or not Steve Jobs’s recycled trash!
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John Gruber points to this clip on Daring Fireball from a Q&A session at an Apple Media Event in 2007. At about the 43 second mark, Steve is asked why Apple doesn’t place Intel stickers on their products. His answer is an absolute Steve Jobs classic.
Ever since his passing, we seem to be seeing quite a few unseen/forgotten Steve Jobs interviews and pictures, and these latest ones were taken by Norman Seeff for a 1984 edition of Rolling Stones and published on Retronaut.
Politics and Apple seem to stay, for the most part separate, but Republican candidate Mitt Romney referenced Steve Jobs in his acceptance speech on Thursday, stating that he ‘changed the world’.
On Monday of this week, Wat Phra Dhammakaya in Pathum Thani province released an article on its website pertaining to the afterlife of Apple co-founder Steve Jobs. It claimed the late icon has been reincarnated as a “mid-level angel” dwelling not far from his Apple office in a parallel world.
Steve Jobs Predicts the Future of Computing, Pleads for Better Design in This Rare 1983 Speech (Audio)
TheNextWeb shares the release of a tape from the Center for Design Innovation, which hosts a fascinating 1983 speech delivered by Steve Jobs, in which he very charismatically makes some predictions about the future of personal computing.
Ex-Apple employee Wayne Goodrich has sued his former company for firing him. He claims to have been a close confidant to Steve Jobs, and says the late company co-founder promised him lifetime employment.
Following recent reports that Steve Jobs’ home was burglarized last month, a new report from Mercury News tells the tale of how Jobs’ stolen iPad ended up in the hands of a middle-aged street performer called Kenny the Clown.
Police have arrested a 35-year-old Alemeda, CA man in the burglary of Apple co-founder Steve Job’s home in Palo Alto, CA. Police were able to detect the suspect’s location by his IP address once he powered on one of the iPads stolen from Jobs’ home.
In a recent burglary at the Silicon Valley home of Steve Jobs and his family, a suspect made off with more than 60,000 worth of “computers and personal items”.
Credited with putting the ‘i’ in iMac and all of Apple’s other products, it’s fair to say that Ken Segall is an important man in Apple’s history. As such, the interview he gave to TIME magazine at the Computer History Museum in Mountain View, CA was bound to be interesting.
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?
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.