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Charlie Rose Interviews Walter Isaacson on Steve Jobs & the Biography

Oct 26, 2011 - 1 Comment
Walter Isaacson

Walter Isaacson was on Charlie Rose this week to discuss Steve Jobs and the writing of his biography. If you’re interested in Steve Jobs and his legacy, this is another great interview filled with interesting tidbits. It’s arguably better than the recent 60 Minutes segment and at nearly an hour long, touches on a fairly … Read More

A Celebration of Steve’s Life (Video)

Oct 23, 2011 - 1 Comment
Apple campus during the Steve Jobs life celebration event

Apple has posted the full video of the Steve Jobs memorial event, held on October 19, 2011 at the Cupertino California campus of Apple. The celebration featured a variety of prominent speakers, including Tim Cook, Bill Campbell, Jony Ive, and Al Gore, as well as several prominent musicians. It’s 81 minutes long and well worth … 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 from Amazon and other booksellers. If you’re interested in learning more about Steve Jobs and what made him tick, and … Read More

A Real Apple TV Coming? Steve Jobs Imagined a Television Synced to iCloud

Oct 22, 2011 - 5 Comments
Apple TV

In what seems to be a never-ending series of revelations from the Steve Jobs biography, the man apparently revealed to his biographer Walter Isaacson that he had “cracked” the TV, perhaps hinting that Apple may release an actual HDTV set in the future. This potential product bombshell was dropped by the Washington Post, who suggests … Read More

Why Apple is Called Apple

Oct 21, 2011 - 20 Comments
Rainbow Apple logo

Who named Apple? Steve Jobs of course! The story behind the naming of the company has been revealed in Steve Jobs’ official biography by Walter Isaacson.

Steve Jobs Refused Early Cancer Treatment, Regretted Alternative Therapies

Oct 20, 2011 - 23 Comments

Steve Jobs official biographer Walter Isaacson told 60 minutes that Mr Jobs refused early cancer treatment and later regretted his decision to try alternative therapies:

Steve Jobs Was Working on the Next Apple Product the Day Before He Died

Oct 20, 2011 - 2 Comments
Apple logo

Steve Jobs was working on future Apple products the day before he died, according to Softbank CEO Masayoshi Son. Son revealed the following story in an interview with the US Ambassador to Japan: “I visited Apple for the announcement of the iPhone 4S [at Apple headquarters in Cupertino, California]. When I was having a meeting … Read More

Steve Jobs Memorial Updated on Apple.com, Stores Will Close From 12-3PM Today

Oct 19, 2011 - 1 Comment
Thank You Steve

Apple has updated their Steve Jobs memorial page with a stream of memories, quotes, and thoughts sent in following the passing of Mr Jobs: Over a million people from all over the world have shared their memories, thoughts, and feelings about Steve. One thing they all have in common — from personal friends to colleagues … Read More

iPhone 5 Release Set for Summer 2012, Steve Jobs Last Big Project?

Oct 17, 2011 - 14 Comments

The iPhone 5 is scheduled to debut at Apple’s Developer’s Conference in the summer of 2012, and is said to be the last major Apple project that Steve Jobs was deeply involved with. This is according to a report from CNET, who cites a research analyst in addition to their own source on the matter: … Read More

Why Steve Jobs Always Wore a Black Turtleneck

Oct 11, 2011 - 21 Comments
Steve Jobs and the black turtleneck

Ever wonder why Steve Jobs always wore a black mock turtleneck and jeans? Thanks to his upcoming biography, Steve Jobs, we have an answer. Here’s the fascinating excerpt: On a trip to Japan in the early 1980s, Jobs asked Sony’s chairman Akio Morita why everyone in the company’s factories wore uniforms. He told Jobs that … Read More

Steve Jobs Planned Out 4 Years of New Products Before Death, Apple’s Future Will “Blow Your Mind”

Oct 11, 2011 - 40 Comments
One More Thing... & Steve Jobs

“I believe Apple’s brightest and most innovative days are ahead of it.” That is what Steve Jobs said in his resignation letter from August, and now, despite his passing, we’re starting to understand why. Citing sources within Apple, the DailyMail says that Steve Jobs carefully planned out four years of new products for the company … Read More

Steve Jobs Death Certificate Reveals Cause of Death to be Respiratory Arrest Due to Metastatic Pancreatic Tumor

Oct 10, 2011 - 6 Comments
Steve Jobs

Steve Jobs death certificate has revealed the official cause of death to be respiratory arrest, with “metastatic pancreas neuroendocrine tumor” as the underlying cause. The certificate, as mentioned by Bloomberg, also notes that the death occurred five years after the onset of the tumor, which suggests that Jobs had a recurrence of cancer sometime in … Read More

Charlie Rose on Steve Jobs Legacy, with Eric Schmidt, Mark Andreessen, & Walt Mossberg

Oct 9, 2011 - 10 Comments

Charlie Rose has spent the latter half of this week with segments and interviews devoted to Steve Jobs. The video above features discussions with former Google CEO and current Google Chairman Eric Schmidt, Wall Street Journal reporter and friend of Jobs, Walt Mossberg, and Marc Andreessen, a venture capitalist and the creator of the Mosaic … Read More

A Steve Jobs Biographical Movie? Sony Pictures Entertainment Bought the Rights

Oct 9, 2011 - 5 Comments
Steve Jobs Bio Movie

Sony Pictures Entertainment has bought the rights to make a movie on Steve Jobs life, based on the upcoming biography by Walter Isaacson. While this was initially a rumor, the New York Times has since confirmed the news: The studio late this week concluded a deal to buy film rights to the authorized biography “Steve … Read More

Remembering Steve Jobs: Wallpaper Tribute

Oct 6, 2011 - 16 Comments
Steve Jobs silhouette within the Apple logo

This is a rather simple but beautiful tribute to Steve Jobs in wallpaper form. The image is of the Apple logo with silhouetted profile of Steve Jobs forming the bite. Full size wallpaper here (2560×1600) or click the image above.

Steve Jobs Biography Release Due October 24, Skyrockets to Top of Best Seller Lists

Oct 6, 2011 - 1 Comment
Steve Jobs Biography

The official biography of Steve Jobs will be released on October 24, moved nearly a month ahead of the publishers originally scheduled November 21 launch. Since the passing of Steve, the book has shot to the top of best sellers list, despite only being available for pre-order. The author of the biography, Walter Isaacson, is … Read More

Steve Jobs Narrates “The Crazy Ones” Think Different Commercial

Oct 6, 2011 - 7 Comments
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Not long after Steve Jobs returned to Apple, the iconic “The Crazy Ones” commercial aired as part of the larger Think Different campaign. This is a variation of that commercial that never aired, with Steve Jobs himself narrating. The video is embedded above for easy viewing, and the full text of The Crazy Ones, said … Read More

Steve Jobs Dies at Age 56: 1955-2011

Oct 5, 2011 - 40 Comments
Apple

Unbelievably sad and terrible news to report: legendary Apple leader and tech visionary Steve Jobs has died. The following statement has been issued by the Apple Board of Directors: We are deeply saddened to announce that Steve Jobs passed away today. Steve’s brilliance, passion and energy were the source of countless innovations that enrich and … Read More

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