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AAPL Announces Huge Dividend Payouts To Shareholders 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 …

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 …

Steve Jobs’ Television Vision For Apple 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 …

Should The iPad 3 Be Named After Steve Jobs? Should The iPad 3 Be Named After Steve Jobs?
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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 …

Apple Likely Producing iPad Mini Screens Apple Likely Producing iPad Mini Screens
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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 …

Steve Jobs Wins Grammy Posthumously 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: …

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 …

Taiwanese Ad Shows Faux Steve Jobs: Offensive or Funny? Taiwanese Ad Shows Faux Steve Jobs: Offensive or Funny?
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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 …

Best Buy Super Bowl Ad To Ditch Celebs For Tech Inventors Best Buy Super Bowl Ad To Ditch Celebs For Tech Inventors
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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 …

Happy 2nd Birthday, iPad Happy 2nd Birthday, iPad
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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 …

Obama Talks Steve Jobs at State of the Union Obama Talks Steve Jobs at State of the Union
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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 …

Steve Jobs Had Grand Plans For iPhone Camera 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 …

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

Steve Jobs Doll Is No Longer Being Sold 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 …

MacBook Air Turns Four Years Old Today 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 …

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

The iPhone Was Unveiled Exactly Five Years Ago Today The iPhone Was Unveiled Exactly Five Years Ago Today
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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 …

Steve Jobs Doll Can Be Sold After All Steve Jobs Doll Can Be Sold After All
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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 …

Apple Threatens Lawsuit Over Jobs Action Figure Apple Threatens Lawsuit Over Jobs Action Figure

In a move that should surprise no one, Apple has threatened legal action against Chinese manufacturer In Icons, makers of the 12-inch Steve Jobs action figure. Apple apparently sent a letter to In Icons claiming to own the rights to …

Steve Jobs Action Figure Bypasses Cool, Goes Straight To Creepy Steve Jobs Action Figure Bypasses Cool, Goes Straight To Creepy
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Steve Jobs’ death a few months ago was greeted with a huge outpouring of emotion. Displays of grief were many and varied, and lots of people looked for ways to commemorate the man they saw as another Thomas Edison. Now, …

Amazon Sold Enough Steve Jobs Bios Over The Holidays To Stack Taller Than Mt. Everest Amazon Sold Enough Steve Jobs Bios Over The Holidays To Stack Taller Than Mt. Everest

As you’re probably aware, Walter Isaacson’s Steve Jobs biography is pretty popular. It’s been pretty popular on Amazon too, of course. As previously reported, it was the top-seling book of the holiday season on Amazon.com. To put that into persepctive, …