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Steve Jobs’ Old House Now a Historical Site

2066 Crist Drive, Los Altos has now been officially designated as a “historical resource.” The house (and more importantly, its garage) is better known as the place where Apple Computers was founded. Back in 1976, the home of Paul and Clara Jobs provided a roof for Steve Jobs, Steve Wozniak, and Ronald Wayne to form Apple. There, Jobs and Wozniak …

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Steve Jobs Died Two Years Ago Saturday, Here’s Tim Cook’s Letter to Employees

Two years ago this Saturday, Apple co-founder Steve Jobs succumbed to pancreatic cancer. Less than two weeks before his death, Jobs resigned as CEO of Apple and the company named Tim Cook as the new CEO. It wasn’t really a surprise appointment, as Cook had been serving as active CEO since Jobs took a leave a absence in January of …

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Steve Jobs’ Old Home (or the Garage Where Apple Was Built) Could Become Historical Site

We all know the story of Apple Computer, and how the company was formed in Steve Jobs’ parents’ garage back in 1976. It was an important moment in the tech world for sure, and now the garage (and the house it’s attached to, of course) may be granted protection as an official historic site. The Los Altos Historical Commission, a …

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Microsoft Shares, Then Pulls, Ads Mocking The iPhone 5S/5C

The iPhone 5S and 5C were only announced on Tuesday, and the competition is already pouncing on them. Nokia took the first swipe on Twitter on Tuesday, and now Microsoft has created seven new videos mocking the various design decisions seen in both the iPhone 5S and 5C. As is the case with most rushed projects, Microsoft’s latest attempt to …

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iPhone 5S: As Apple declines, Samsung, Chinese smell blood

Tomorrow, Apple is slated to bring fresh produce to the technology meat-market with an evolved iPhone 5 dubbed iPhone 5S. The Apple faithful are also expecting a cheaper version positioned towards East and South Asian markets where the computer giant is being mauled by insular and cut-throat Korean and Chinese rivals. But the level of excitement that Apple used to …

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‘Jobs’ Had a Pretty Terrible Opening Weekend

While I’m sure that most of you spent your weekends texting friends on your iPhones, playing games on your iPads, and jamming with your iPods – there wasn’t a whole lot of you who went to see the movie about the man responsible for those inVentions. Jobs, the Ashton Kutcher-led Steve Jobs biopic, had a very disappointing opening weekend at …

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New ‘Jobs’ Trailer Shows More Kutcher

Apple fans and movie fans alike were skeptical of the new Steve Jobs biopic when Ashton Kutcher was announced to be playing the title role in Jobs. Since that time, pictures from the set have reassured everyone that Kutcher can be made up to look like Jobs’ doppelganger. The

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Ashton Kutcher Talks About Missing His Opportunity To Meet Steve Jobs

Ashton Kutcher appeared on The Tonight Show, and talked about his role in the Steve Jobs biopic Jobs, and how he missed a chance to meet the man he would be playing in the film. Kutcher tells Jay Leno, “I had an opportunity to meet him about six months before he passed away, and I was working that day and …

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Trip Balls with the New ‘Jobs’ Movie Poster

The official poster for the Ashton Kutcher-helmed Steve Jobs biopic, Jobs, is here. And it’s colorful. Mighty colorful. “Some see what’s possible, others change what’s possible,” reads the tagline. Check it out: (image) Sure, the poster could be a nod to the color scheme of the early Apple logo. But I think it’s better to think of it as a …

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Jobs, Ashton Kutcher’s Steve Jobs Movie, Gets Its First Trailer

The picture formerly known as jOBS (currently known at Jobs) has just received its first official trailer. Before today, the only real look we’ve had at the new film came in the form of a 90-second clip that was released months ago shortly before the film premiered at Sundance. Now, there’s an official trailer. Hooray. Check it out: Jobs was …

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Watch Steve Jobs Talk About His Work Becoming Obsolete

Computer historians go through a lot of effort to make sure we don’t forget what came before us. That’s incredibly hard to do, however, as the computers and systems from the 80s and 90s are becoming increasingly harder to maintain. Steve Jobs himself said such obsolescence was just part of the job. In a new never-before-seen interview from 1994, Steve …

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Ashton Kutcher’s ‘Jobs’ Biopic Gets August 16th Release Date

After originally being slated for an April 19th release and being delayed, the Steve Jobs biopic Jobs, starring Ashton Kutcher in the title role, has finally received a new official release date. And you’ll be able to go see it on August 16th. Yes, that’s a four-month delay. Here’s the official word from Open Road Films: Open Road Films will …

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