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Has Apple Lost Its Crazy Side?

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


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?


Walter Isaacson Fighting Subpoena of Chats With Steve Jobs

Posted on 31/07/2012 by Chris Hauk


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.


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.


Wired Cover Story: ‘The Story of Steve Jobs’

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


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.


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’.


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

Posted on 05/07/2012 by Chris Hauk


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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