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Has Apple Lost Its Crazy Side?

Posted on 08/08/2012 by Henry Taylor-Gill

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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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Walter Isaacson Fighting Subpoena of Chats With Steve Jobs

Posted on 31/07/2012 by Chris Hauk

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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.

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Please Do Not Print Large Jobs! (Humor)

Posted on 31/07/2012 by Henry Taylor-Gill

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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.

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Wired Cover Story: ‘The Story of Steve Jobs’

Posted on 23/07/2012 by J. Glenn Künzler

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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.

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Microsoft COO: It’s Not A Post-PC Era, It’s A PC+ Era!

Posted on 12/07/2012 by Henry Taylor-Gill

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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’.

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Steve Jobs Drew Inspiration from France’s Pre-Internet Minitel Box

Posted on 05/07/2012 by Chris Hauk

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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.

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Steve Jobs and The Rule of Three

Posted on 02/07/2012 by J. Glenn Künzler

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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.

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