All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Steve Wozniak’

Stephen Hawking, Elon Musk, and Hundreds More Call for Ban on Autonomous Weapons

According to Stephen Hawking, Elon Musk, Steve Wozniak, Noam Chomsky, and hundreds of AI and robotics researchers, governments should ban autonomous weapons in order to prevent a “military AI arms race.” In a letter signed by over 1,000, Musk, Hawking and others say that most AI researchers “have no interest in building AI weapons, and do not want others to …

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Steve Wozniak Is Also Concerned About Our Future Robot Overlords

Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak has become the latest tech figure to warn us that the computers are learning and they’re going to destroy us all at some point. “Computers are going to take over from humans, no question,” said Wozniak in an interview with the Australian Financial Review. “Like people including Stephen Hawking and Elon Musk have predicted, I agree …

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Natalie Portman in Talks to Star in Steve Jobs Biopic

Natalie Portman is reportedly in talks to star in the upcoming Steve Jobs biopic, Jobs. According to Deadline, Portman may have a major role in the film that is struggling to get off the ground. Sony dropped its backing for the project completely last week, and it was picked up by Universal. The screenplay was written by The Social Network‘s …

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Seth Rogen Considered to Play Steve Wozniak Opposite Christian Bale’s Steve Jobs

The Wrap is reporting that Seth Rogen is being considered for the role of Steve Wozniak in the Steve Jobs biopic also rumored to star Christian Bale. Bale’s involvement with the upcoming film has been much ballyhooed already. He ended up at the front of the line when Leonardo DiCaprio passed on the role. There are high hopes for the …

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Steve Wozniak Met DMX in an Airport and Yes, There’s a Video, Thank God

Ok, so TMZ was hanging out in an airport just waiting to catch some celebrity doing something. It’s not like this is a rare occurrence or anything, but I know – some of you probably have some pretty strong feelings about this and other tactics employed by celeb-centric news organizations. Once again, I know. But LOOK – they caught DMX …

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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’ 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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Watch Steve Wozniak Talk About His Love For Tetris

Steve Wozniak is best known as the co-founder of Apple. He’s also an opponent of patent laws and a friend of Kim Dotcom. What many people may not know is that he’s also a huge fan of Tetris. In this video from Game Informer, Wozniak plays Tetris on the Game Boy while reminiscing about his time with the game. He …

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Ashton Kutcher’s ‘Jobs’ Biopic Release Delayed for Additional Marketing

You’re going to have to wait just a little bit longer to see Ashton Kutcher’s Steve Jobs biopic. According to The Hollywood Reporter, Open Road Films has decided to push back the release of Jobs. The film, which was originally slated for an April 19th release, is being postponed so that it can benefit from additional marketing, according to the …

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Early jOBS Reviews Are Mixed, Generally Approving of Ashton Kutcher’s Steve Jobs Portrayal

On Friday, the Ashton Kutcher-led Steve Jobs biopic jOBS had its world premiere at the Sundance Film Festival. The film, which is directed by Joshua Michael Stern and co-stars Josh Gad as Steve Wozniak, will open to the public on April 19th. Here’s a look at some of the early reviews, which are mixed. CNET calls the film “saccharine” and …

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jOBS Release Date Announced as April 19th

UPDATE: The very first clip has also been released. Check it out here. The highly-anticipated Steve Jobs biopic jOBS just got an official release date: April 19th. The last we heard on this, we simply received a generic “April” release target. The film stars Ashton Kutcher in the title role of Steve Jobs, and will make its world premiere on …

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Check Out Josh Gad as Steve Wozniak in ‘jOBS’

We know that Ashton Kutcher looks so much like a young Steve Jobs that it’s kind of scary. Seriously, in terms of physical appearance, it’s hard to think of a better casting job. Now, whether or not that uncanny physical appearance will translate into a good performance, and if a good performance will be able to carry the movie is …

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Steve Wozniak and Danny Trejo Team Up for New iOS Game

Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak is about to become an action hero, as he is set to star in an upcoming iOS game called “Woz with a Coz.” His costar for the video game is legendary movie badass Danny Trejo, who will help Woz slash up his wife’s kidnappers in classic 8-bit platformer style. Yes, I said Woz’s wife’s kidnappers… Here’s …

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Steve Wozniak Thinks iOS 6 Maps Aren’t That Bad

The iPhone 5 came out last week, and it brought with it a new Maps app that nobody likes. Many people are comparing it to the antennae problems in the iPhone 4. While Apple is scrambling to fix it, company co-founder Steve Wozniak has finally given his thoughts on the issue. ZDNet reports that Wozniak was speaking at an event …

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Steve Wozniak Is Currently in Australia Waiting on an iPhone 5

It’s nice to know that Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak puts his pants one in the morning the same way everyone else does. The Woz can easily have iPhones delivered to his home (and I’m sure he wouldn’t have to deal with a pushed-back shipping date). But instead, he chooses to slum it out with the rest of the iPhone fanatics …

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Steve Wozniak Hopes the iPhone 5 Takes Better Photos

Apple co-founder and longtime iPhone enthusiast Steve Wozniak has weighed in on the big iPhone 5 reveal, at least preliminarily. Speaking in Shanghai, the Woz said that he likes to use a product for himself before he passes judgement, but did have one hope for the new iPhone. “I am always excited about every iPhone product because there are always …

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Steve Wozniak And Kim Dotcom Cement Their BFF Status

We brought you news last week that Kim Dotcom has been on a Twitter/Instagram binge. He loves posting pictures of himself, his kids and all the crazy hijinks he and his friends get into. It was just this past weekend that he posted a picture of his friends riding around on an all-terrain segways and golf carts. One of the …

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Kim Dotcom Hangs Out With Steve Wozniak In New Zealand

Kim Dotcom is fighting for his business, and more importantly, his livelihood right now. The U.S. has brought multiple charges of copyright infringement and other nasty crimes against the Megaupload founder. He must be going through a lot of stress right now. You know what’s good for stress? Hanging out with the cool co-founder of Apple – Steve Wozniak. Ever …

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Apple 1 Computer Goes For $374,000 At Auction

I’m a Windows fan now, but that doesn’t mean that I hate Apple. In fact, I have a soft spot for the Apple II – my very first computer. I would love to get my hands on its predecessor, but it apparently takes a millionaire to get one. According to CBS, there was an Apple 1 on auction in New …

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Steve Wozniak Thinks Apple Messed Up Siri

If there’s one thing Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak knows how to do, it’s speak his mind, even if the Apple fanboys hate him for it. Good ol’ Woz is well known for his nasty habit of pointing out the areas where Apple’s products may not quite measure up to the competition. Whether it’s that Android does some stuff better than …

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Want Dinner With The Woz From Apple?

It is not that that often that you get the opportunity to have dinner with a famous person, celebrity, or well-known tech geek. Now, with thanks to Crucial.com, you may have the chance to have a nice dinner with tech company Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak (more well known as “The Woz”). Although, not just anyone can dine with The Woz. …

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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 Wozniak Calls Windows Phone “More Beautiful” Than iPhone, Android

Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak has a habit of annoying some of the more die-hard (or “crazy,” depending on your nomenclature of choice) fans of Apple’s products. How does he do this, you ask? Well, it seems that on occasion Woz has a tendency to speak favorably of smartphones that are not the iPhone. Wozniak famously carries multiple phones, and while …

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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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Steve Wozniak: Not A Fan Of Patent-Mongering Companies

It’s no secret that patent trolls are a danger to innovation, imagination, and a whole lot of other inspiring concepts that make the world a better place to live in. Pick any major technology company and you will without fail find them involved in some sort of patent litigation. Steve Wozniak, the man who co-founded Apple with Steve Jobs, is …

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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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Steve Wozniak Gets His iPhone 4S Like The Rest Of Us

If you were in line Thursday evening or Friday morning at the Apple Store in Los Gatos, CA, you probably saw a familiar face in the crowd. Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak was first in line to get his new iPhone 4S, camping overnight for his chance to purchase the much-anticipated device. Of course Steve Wozniak didn’t have to wait in …

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Steve Wozniak Gets Emotional Talking About Steve Jobs

“It’s like the world lost a John Lennon.” That’s the word from Steve Wozniak, Apple co-founder, who launched the company with Steve Jobs from a garage in 1976. He talked last night following the death of Jobs, saying that “we’ve lost something we won’t get back.” Like most of the people commenting on Jobs’ death, Wozniak cited the incredible vision …

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Steve Wozniak Talks Steve Jobs and Apple

As Google Trends indicate, many Internet users seem to be wondering what Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak has to say about Steve Jobs’ resignation as CEO of the company. The Woz hasn’t talked about it on Twitter or his site. His tweets from the past 24 hours are all Foursquare Check-ins. @stevewozSteve WozniakI’m at Woz Home (16400 Blackberry Hill Rd., at …

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