All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘steve jobs’

Wozniak Would Like to See an Apple Without the Walled Garden

Given that Apple currently has more money than a country club of gods right now, it’s hard to argue with the company’s formula for success. Still, Apple’s “walled garden” is a continuous point of criticism and now one of the company’s co-founders has said that opening up the company’s architecture could stand to do more good than harm. According to …

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Steve Jobs in Ghostbusters Parody “Bluebusters”

It’s a little hard to remember at this point, with Apple reigning as one of the largest tech companies in the world, but back in 1984 Apple was the underdog. At that time IBM was Apple’s major competitor and Apple saw itself as a freedom fighter, liberating office workers from tedium and complicated user manuals. To celebrate this, Apple produced …

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Steve Jobs Plays FDR in Corporate Retreat Video

In case you missed it, see Steve Jobs play FDR in a corporate retreat video for Apple employees in 1984. The Full 8 minute video can be seen HERE It is definitely worth a view. It reminds me of what Micheal Scott might have done if he had Steve Jobs’ money. Gizmodo was one of the first to show it, …

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Magnolia Pictures Acquires Rights To Steve Jobs Lost Interview

Magnolia Pictures announced today that they have acquired the rights to a lost interview with Steve Jobs. The interview will be coming to select theaters later this month, with a video release to come after. In 1995 Steve Jobs was the head of NeXT Computers. He had been away from Apple for 10 years. Apple was struggling badly at the …

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Josh Gad To Play Steve Wozniak In Jobs Biopic?

Broadway star Josh Gad may be about to take on the role of Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak in Jobs, the indie biopic about the life of Steve Jobs. Slated to begin shooting next month, the film will follow Jobs’s life from 1971-2000 – beginning five years before the founding of Apple in 1976, and ending four years after Jobs’s return …

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Can Apple Survive In The Post-Jobs Era?

By pretty much any standard you care to use, Steve Jobs was absolutely crucial to Apple’s success in recent years. Products like the iPhone and iPad – which together account for a majority of Apple’s revenue – were created in large part by Jobs. Numerous decisions about how the products would work, how they would be designed, how they would …

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Steve Jobs Had A Willy Wonka Golden Ticket Idea

Since the death of Apple co-founder Steve Jobs, various little anecdotes abouts the deeply private man have come to the surface. Many were revealed in Walter Isaacson’s bestselling biography, but stories about Jobs have come from all directions. Today’s revelation is no doubt one of the best ones yet. Jobs, who by all accounts ran a tight ship, was at …

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Google, Apple Execs Meet with Ferrari CEO

Ferrari President and Chairman Luca di Montezemolo was in the San Francisco bay area over the weekend to give a speech at Stanford, and met up with Apple CEO Tim Cook and “heads of Google” for some exclusive face time. While it is not clear what all the brass was discussing, di Montezemolo shed some light on the present goings-on …

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Lost Interview Tapes Shed Light On Steve Jobs’s Time Away From Apple

In 1985 Steve Jobs left Apple, just six years after Apple was created, Steve Jobs was kicked out. He would spend the next eleven years away from the company he helped found, working on a variety of projects – most notably NeXT, a computer company meant to rival Apple, and Pixar. Given Jobs’s triumphant return to Apple in 1996 and …

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The Ashton Kutcher / Steve Jobs Movie Has A Crappy Working Title, Hitting Theaters In Q4

On April Fool’s Day, we were hit with the news that Ashton Kutcher was set to play iconic Apple co-founder Steve Jobs in an upcoming indie biopic. The internet exploded, as some people thought it was a joke. Those that accepted the reality of the situation had mixed feelings. While some scoffed at the casting choice, others pointed out Kutcher’s …

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Brazilian City Names a Street after Steve Jobs

In Jundlai, Brazil you can now take a stroll down Steve Jobs Avenue, or in Portuguese, Avenida Steve Jobs. The city offering tribute to the late venture capitalist is home to a Foxconn plant, which is located not far from the newly dubbed avenue. Mayor Miquel Haddad finally passed the name change in a city council meeting last month, Apple …

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Steve Jobs Biographer: Jobs’s Android Rage Was Real

Yesterday we brought you news of interesting claims by Google CEO Larry Page about Steve Jobs’s feelings about Android. When asked about his relationship with Jobs in light of Jobs’s frustrations over Android, Page said that he felt “the Android differences were actually for show.” When pressed to clarify, Page suggested that the rivalry between Apple and Google over Android …

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