Tag Archives: Steve Jobs

Monday Moan – “If Steve Jobs was around…”

One of the most frustrating things about following Apple is the number of know-it-alls who complain about all the things Cupertino might be getting wrong, stating that Steve Jobs would never have allowed it. This week, it’s the sole focus of my Monday Moan. There are a few strands to the argument. Firstly, we have no idea what Apple was planning with…

Eddy Cue: new post-Steve Jobs book about Apple contains inaccuracies

‘Haunted Empire’ by Yukari Kane is a brand new book out about the post-Steve Jobs era at Apple. The first reviews of the book are rolling out now, and unfortunately for Kane, the interviews are not necessarily positive. Although stories about Apple are always fascinating, especially in the post-Steve Jobs era in which a lot of the business behind Apple…

Tim Cook honors Steve Jobs on his birthday: ‘Details matter, it’s worth waiting to get it right’

Today marks what would have been Steve Jobs’ 59th birthday and Apple fans around the world are remembering the late Apple co-founder on this day, more than two years after his death. Unsurprisingly, Apple CEO Tim Cook is one of those remembering Jobs today acknowledging the day in a pair of tweets and vowing to honor Jobs by “continuing the work he loved…

Steve Jobs to be honored on 2015 US postage stamp

In an article over at Washington Post, a brief glimpse given at some of the special postage stamps coming to the US in the next couple of years. Chief among them is a 2015 stamp featuring the image of the late, great CEO and co-founder of Apple, Steve Jobs. Sadly, there’s no sneak preview of the design since it’s yet to be finalized. His name is…

Steve Jobs wanted Sony VAIO laptops to run OS X

Despite ending the popular Mac clone program in upon his return to Apple in the late 1990s, Steve Jobs reportedly met with Sony executives to pitch them the idea of selling VAIO computers running OS X. The story comes from an interview with former Sony president Kunitake Ando by tech journalist Noboyuki Hayashi. In the interview, Ando recalls a…

Original iPhone announced 7 years ago today [Video]

“These are not three separate devices, this is one device. And we are calling it iPhone.”  7 years ago today, I was more than likely stood in a quiet T-Mobile retail store in my home town, waiting for another customer to either come in and either complain at me or pretend to be interested in a phone and walk out. I can’t remember which phone I was…

Rare Steve Jobs legal document raises $40k at auction

An agreement between Steve Jobs and Robert Friedland from the late 70′s has raised $40,000 at auction. Both the mining tycooon and late Apple co-founder signed the bottom of the agreement in 1978, representing one of the few instances anything with Jobs’ signature has been sold at auction by RR Auction.The document was purchased by Jeff Rosenberg, CEO…