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Steve Jobs’ FBI File Is Released For The World To See

The FBI has released Steve Jobs’ file from when he was being considered for a presidential appointment in 1991 under George Bush Sr. The file contains a lot of stuff that we already knew, such as Jobs experimenting with drugs during college and the lawsuits he was involved with while he was at Apple. It does contain some interesting information …

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Taiwanese Ad Shows Faux Steve Jobs: Offensive or Funny?

Action Electronics, a Taiwanese computer firm has recently released a line of their own tablets and to advertise them, they hired American born Chinese comedian Ah-Ken. http://youtu.be/tixkl9v-c7w In the commercial Ah-Ken can be seen sporting Mr. Jobs’ black T-shirt and blue jeans with angel wings and a halo to top it. The company apparently feels that poking at the late …

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Best Buy Super Bowl Ad To Ditch Celebs For Tech Inventors

Apparently, Best Buy thinks Silicon Valley inventors make the best spokespeople, and are willing to bank on that at this year’s Super Bowl. Best Buy’s Super Bowl advertisement, which will appear during the third commercial break of the 1st quarter of Sunday’s big game, will feature tech inventors like camera phone pioneer Phillippe Kahn and Instagram co-founder Kevin Systrom. Although …

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Happy 2nd Birthday, iPad

Today marks the two year anniversary that techno-Buddha demigod Steve Jobs floated across a stage in San Francisco at Apple’s annual conference and told everybody, “Hey, you didn’t know you wanted something called an iPad, but you do – and I’m your pusherman.” And just like that, iPad was the device that launched a thousand-times-a thousand Ooooohs and thus commenced …

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Obama Talks Steve Jobs at State of the Union

In his State of the Union address Tuesday night, President Obama talked a lot about jobs. And during a segment about jobs, he mentioned another important job(s) – Apple co-founder Steve Jobs. After finishing a point about immigration reform, Obama went into a bit about innovation and entrepreneurs. He said that the country should get behind everyone out there trying …

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Steve Jobs Had Grand Plans For iPhone Camera

Steve Jobs believed that people should “Think different.” His vision for Apple has changed the way the world works. But, Jobs had plans just prior to his death to make a leap forward in one particular area. Jobs didn’t just want to improve the camera on the iPhone, he wanted a completely new kind of camera altogether. To that end, …

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Steve Jobs’s Widow To Join Michelle Obama At State Of The Union

Did you see this tweet from First Lady Michelle Obama this afternoon: @MichelleObamaMichelle ObamaI hope everyone’s made plans to watch tonight’s State of the Union—where will you be watching? -mo 9 minutes ago via web · powered by @socialditto If you’re Laurene Powell Jobs – which you’re not – you would be able to respond to the Ms. Obama in person because …

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Steve Jobs Doll Is No Longer Being Sold

Remember that creepy Steve Jobs figurine that In Icons, the Hong Kong company, was making. They’re stopping production of it. PC World is reporting that In Icon has stopped production of the controversial Steve Jobs figurine and won’t be selling it anywhere. “Though we still believe that we have not overstepped any legal boundaries, we have decided to completely stop …

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MacBook Air Turns Four Years Old Today

The MacBook Air turns 4-years-old today. It’s old enough to eat solid food and is hopefully already potty trained. All joking aside, four years ago today, Steve Jobs unleased the MacBook Air onto the world at Macworld. The first MacBook Air was very innovative for its time. The innards fitting into the size of the Air was impressive and still …

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Curious How Much Money An Apple CEO Made Last Year? Here You Go

Apple, a company you have heard of around these parts, released its 2012 Proxy Report yesterday, revealing how much executives at Apple Inc. made in the past year. So in the post-Jobs era, how much more might the new CEO, Tim Cook, be taking in as the new boss? Approximately 377,000,000% more than Jobs. I know, that sounds like Monopoly …

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The iPhone Was Unveiled Exactly Five Years Ago Today

I guess you could debate what date to call the birthday of the iPhone. Maybe you could call is June 29th, as that’s the day it was released. Or maybe you could refer to an earlier date – when the idea was finalized conceptually, or when the first prototype was held in someone’s hands. But I like to think that …

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Steve Jobs Doll Can Be Sold After All

Apple fanatics can still buy that Steve Jobs doll if they have the fortune of living in a state that lacks image rights. The Steve Jobs doll being made by Chinese toy company In Icons was threatened by legal action from Apple yesterday. They claimed to own the rights to Jobs’ likeness and all Apple related logos. A recent analysis …

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