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Inside Apple, a Book on How Apple “Really Works” is Now Available

Jan 25, 2012 - 3 Comments
Inside Apple

Apple fans have another book to add to their reading lists, this time focusing on the business side of things. Titled Inside Apple: How America’s Most Admired – and Secretive – Company Really Works, the reader gets an in depth look at Apple’s unique culture and internal processes, ranging from it’s legendary secrecy to how … Read More

Why Aren’t Apple Products Made in America?

Jan 21, 2012 - 47 Comments
Apple factory

As recently as 2002, most of Apple’s products were manufactured in the USA. What happened? Why is nearly everything, from Macs to iPhones, made in China now? The New York Times provides an in depth report on Apple’s move overseas, and it’s not as simple as you might think. It isn’t just that workers are … Read More

iPhone is 5 Years Old Today

Jan 9, 2012 - 8 Comments
First iPhone

iPhone is truly the device that changed everything, it reinvented the phone and what we expect of a handheld device, it forever changed Apple, and it has since defined the entire mobile industry. All of that started 5 years ago today, on January 9, when Steve Jobs took the stage at MacWorld 2007 to unveil … Read More

Young Steve Jobs Gives IBM the Finger

Dec 30, 2011 - 11 Comments
Steve Jobs gives IBM the Finger

This is a classic picture of a young Steve Jobs giving the finger to an IBM sign in 1983, it’s been circulating again after all these years thanks to Macintosh co-creator Andy Hertzfeld who posted the high res copy to Google+. Here’s the text that was posted along with the amusing image: In memoriam for … Read More

Apple Spoofs Ghostbusters in Outrageously Cheesy 1984 Sales Video

Dec 29, 2011 - 8 Comments

In 1984, Apple spoofed the classic Ghostbusters song by Ray Parker Jr, and this outrageously cheesy video is the result. The video apparently played as the introduction to an Apple corporate event held in Hawaii to rally the international sales team. Instead of Ghostbusters, it’s “Blue Busters”, with Blue of course being a reference to … Read More

Steve Jobs: Billion Dollar Hippy – BBC Documentary [Video]

Dec 17, 2011 - 8 Comments

The recently aired BBC documentary Steve Jobs: Billion Dollar Hippy may have a dumb name, but the show itself is worth a watch for anyone interested in the subject matter. About an hour long, it features classic footage of Steve Jobs, in addition to interviews with a variety of Apple execs and industry leaders, including … Read More

Letters to Steve: Inside the E-mail Inbox of Apple’s Steve Jobs

Nov 22, 2011 - Leave a Comment
Letters to Steve

Letters to Steve: Inside the E-mail Inbox of Apple’s Steve Jobs is a new e-book from Mark Milian that catalogues the late CEO’s direct engagements with customers and fans through email. This book is based on interviews with many of the customers and fans Jobs communicated with. These tales reveal the intricacies of how Jobs … Read More

Four Key Lessons to Apple’s Success, According to Apple VP Greg Joswiak

Nov 19, 2011 - 7 Comments
Apple Logo

Greg Joswiak is a Vice President of Marketing at Apple who focuses on promoting the iOS lineup. After working at Apple for 20 years, he has come up with four lessons that can help explain Apple’s incredible success. Shared at a recent speech in Cambridge, they are quoted below from Wall Street Journal: Focus—”It means … Read More

Steve Jobs was Asked by Creator of LSD to Help Promote Therapeutic Uses of the Drug

Nov 16, 2011 - 9 Comments
Steve Jobs, LSD, and Albert Hoffman

The late Steve Jobs has always been unapologetic about his usage of LSD, openly proclaiming his experiences with the drug were some of the “most important things I have done in my life” and even criticizing Bill Gates for not indulging in the substance. Those statements didn’t go unnoticed by Albert Hofman, the man who … Read More

Rare 50 Minute Interview with Steve Jobs from 1990 [Video]

Nov 5, 2011 - 7 Comments
Steve Jobs in 1990

PBS/NOVA and WGBH Boston have posted a full 50 minute unedited interview with Steve Jobs from the TV miniseries “Machine That Changed The World”. The clip is from 1990 and demonstrates Steve Jobs’ remarkable visionary thinking, covering a wide variety of topics and technologies well before they became parts of our daily lives (keep in … Read More

Steve Jobs Interview from 1995 [Video]

Nov 1, 2011 - 5 Comments
Steve Jobs at NeXT

Computerworld has released their full archival footage of a 1995 interview conducted with Steve Jobs for a historical project. The video is about 75 minutes long and covers a wide variety of topics, from his childhood in the Silicon Valley, to the early years of Apple, NeXT, Pixar, thoughts on the internet, startups and entrepreneurship, … Read More

Watch Video of 60 Minutes: Steve Jobs – Interview with Walter Isaacson

Oct 23, 2011 - 9 Comments
Steve Jobs, 60 Minutes

The full 60 Minutes segment on Steve Jobs, featuring official biographer Walter Isaacson, has been posted online by CBS. The segment focuses on Steve Jobs and the biography itself, which is widely available for purchase. Steve Jobs was already gravely ill with cancer when he asked author Walter Isaacson to write his biography. Jobs told … Read More

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