All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘steve jobs’

Ashton Kutcher Offends Country Music Community

Ashton Kutcher is well-known for his silly personality; as the lovable, sex-crazed goofball Michael Kelso on “That ’70s show“, he won his way into the hearts of millions. He kept his fan base young and interested as the host and co-creator of MTV’s “Punk’d“, a reality prank show which switched things up by making celebrities the target. As one of …

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Ashton Kutcher Wants An Oscar For The Steve Jobs Biopic

I think that we can all agree on our initial reaction to the news that Ashton Kutcher was set to portray Steve Jobs in an upcoming biopic. “What?” But after everyone settled down and it was confirmed that it wasn’t some April Fool’s joke, I started to think. To be more accurate, I started to look at the plethora of …

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Cops Bust Up House Party Because Of…Steve Jobs?

It sounds like something from a sitcom; something cute but not without humor which isn’t afraid to poke fun of itself a little bit. “Suburgatory”, perhaps? Nevertheless, it’s true: a woman called the cops to bust up a house party in Holmby Hills, CA last weekend after it got so loud in her neighborhood that she couldn’t enjoy her copy …

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Wozniak: Ashton Kutcher As Steve Jobs A Great Choice

Yesterday we brought you news that none other than Ashton Kutcher had been selected to play Steve Jobs in an upcoming independent biopic simply called Jobs. Though initial reports (which came out on Sunday) were thought to be an April Fool’s Day prank, it quickly became apparent that this was real. Kutcher is indeed slated to play Jobs in the …

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The Ashton Kutcher as Steve Jobs Biopic is Happening

Last year, investor and Twitter elite Ashton Kutcher joined the cast of the hit show Two and a Half Men, replacing Charlie Sheen after Sheen had a well-publicized “episode” and disagreement with the show’s creator Chuck Lorre. He joined the show as Walden Schmidt, a self-made internet billionaire. Now, according to Variety, Kutcher is about to add another tech character …

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Apple Inspires Cult-Like Religious Reaction In People

Apple is a company and brand that has a lot of fans. Those fans can sometimes make Trekkies look like well-balanced, normal members of society. This just begs the question: is there a line between fanaticism and outright religious devotion? Let’s first define religion: according to Dictionary.com, religion is “a set of beliefs concerning the cause, nature, and purpose of …

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AAPL Announces Huge Dividend Payouts To Shareholders

Apple’s announcement today that it would be paying out billions of dollars worth of dividends to shareholders came as something of a surprise to those who remember the company from Steve Jobs’ days. The plan includes stock buybacks that wouldn’t have happened when Jobs was in office. “No, this would not have happened,” said Bill Simon, co-author of a 2005 …

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Mike Daisey, Steve Jobs, and A Controversial Monologue

Mike Daisey is a respected writer, actor, and performer of the stage who has toured the world with his one-man-shows. So why is he embroiled in such a controversy regarding Apple and it’s founder, Steve Jobs? For statements he makes in his latest monologue, entitled “The Agony And Ecstasy Of Steve Jobs”, which were broadcast on a public radio program …

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Steve Jobs’ Television Vision For Apple

Before his death last fall, Steve Jobs had turned his attention toward a fourth industry he had targeted to revolutionize. Television. Already having revolutionized the personal computer industry, digital music and mobile communications, Television was next on his horizon. Steve Job’s vision, according to Walter Issacson in his biography of the founder of Apple, was to develop and create an …

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Should The iPad 3 Be Named After Steve Jobs?

It’s official – the iPad will be launching this week as Apple preps for the launch event on March 7. The only piece of the puzzle that remains is what Apple is going to name the new iPad. While leaks and reports are suggesting it will be called the iPad HD, a lot of people seem to think it should …

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Apple Likely Producing iPad Mini Screens

Apple’s iPad makers have began delivering samples of 7.85-inch tablet panels to manufacturers for verification, according to Digitimes. Volume production is said to begin some time in the third quarter of 2012, according to industry sources. An iPad Mini would be a direct response to Amazon’s bestselling Kindle Fire, Barnes and Noble’s Nook, as well as other 7-inch Android Tablets. …

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Steve Jobs Wins Grammy Posthumously

Steve Jobs was awarded a Grammy Trustees Award. The award was accepted by Apple senior vice president of Internet Software and Services, Eddy Cue, on behalf of Steve Jobs family. An understandably emotional Eddy Cue told the Grammy pre-show audience: “I would like to thank you for honoring Steve with the Trustees Grammy Award. Steve was a visionary, mentor and …

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