Tag Archives: Steve Jobs

Happy Birthday Steve Jobs

Personal computing, animated movies, tablets, smartphones, music and mp3 players are some of the markets that will be thankful for Steve Jobs’ influence. Think of him or call him what you like, without him, the world of technology would be nowhere near where it is now. Today would have been his 57th birthday, but as we all know, he sadly passed away…

Ultimate Steve Jobs video collection compiled

Steve Jobs was an incredible visionary, he had passion and cared more about every tiny detail than any other person in the tech industry. He also had a way with words. He could engage people, and draw them in like helpless moths to a flame and have them deep inside his reality distortion field without them knowing he’d put them there, purposefully. I’ve…

Rumor: Specs for “Apple TV” appear in customer survey

Rumors of an Apple TV have been circulating for a while now, and there has been a lot of speculation regarding specs, features and pricing. Today however, a customer survey has appeared over at BestBuy which may or may not be a rather comprehensive description of the device, the release of which is inevitable sometime this year. It give a detailed list of…

Tim Cook to employees: “Apple has given away $100m”

Steve Jobs, although undeniably inspirational and pivotal to the success of many important modern day gadgets, had his flaws. One was his perceived, and blatant abrogation of any suggestions that Apple should be more philanthropic. One thing Tim Cook certainly set about changing as soon as he took over. Under Cook, Apple launched a new charitable giving…

The Tablet Market: Taking stock as Android closes the gap on iOS

Ever since Apple released the original iPad, they’ve stolen the show, and they’ve ruled the tablet market ever since. 2 years and 3 days since Steve Jobs announced that first iPad, things have changed. Well actually… no they haven’t, Apple still dominates the tablet market, but things are beginning to shift, so I thought I would take the time to summarize…

Jobs kept letter from Bill Gates by his bed before he died

By the things Jobs said in his biography about Bill Gates, one might think that the two of them were sworn enemies. He describe Gates as a “basically unimaginative person” who “has never invented anything,” yet this was not the whole story. In an interview Gates mentioned that he wrote a letter to Jobs in the days leading up to the Apple co-founder’s death;…

Rumor: Apple OLED TV set to release in April/May?

It’s not often that Apple rumors don’t come from the usual group of rumor-spinning sites: 9to5Mac, AppleInsider or MacRumors. This speculation comes exclusively from TechnoBuffalo. Its editors have received information about the Apple HDTV that has been subject of speculation for the past few years. It’s only since the Steve Jobs biography was released…

Virgin America pays tribute to Steve Jobs

It has been a little over 3 months since Steve Jobs’s passing, and people are still paying tribute to him. We have seen paintings, musical numbers, dolls, and a whole bunch of other things, but I think that this one flies high above the rest…literally. Virgin America has adorned the side of their Airbus A430 plane with the famous quote by Jobs in…

Steve Jobs behind new Apple patent for DVR feature

Another round of Apple patents made its way to the web this week, and one in particular has been getting a fair bit of attention. This is partially because it details a DVR-type system for episodic cable TV programs, and partially because Steve Jobs is credited as the inventor. The patent, originally filed in 2006, explains an Apple DVR service that…

Life of Jobs released as a comic book

Since Steve Jobs died a little over 3 months ago, we have seen a couple of interesting tributes to his life crop up. Perhaps most controversial, was the planned release of a Steve Jobs figurine, which has started to appear on Ebay in the last few weeks. Comic Book company Bluewater Productions has this week released a 32 page comic book documenting the…