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iPhone 5, Steve Jobs and iPad 2 among most searched items in 2011

2011 has been a big year for Apple. It started with the highly anticipated sequel to Apple’s first successful entry in to the tablet market: iPad 2. At the beginning of summer we were all given the latest operating systems and services: iOS 5, Max OS X Lion and iCloud. It was to be the last time we’d see Steve Jobs on stage as, sadly, he passed away…

Steve Jobs biography by Isaacson already best seller of 2011

Steve Jobs, one of the most important men – if not the most – in the world of technology over the past couple of decades passed away a couple of months back. Not long afterwards, Walter Isaacson’s biography went on sale, and sold like hot cakes. So popular, in fact, that Amazon has already named it the best selling book of 2011. “Steve Jobs” sold almost…

iPhone banned in Syria, Steve Jobs’ biological dad joins protest

It appears that the government in Syria is finding the iPhone somehow responsible for people airing their concerns over the way the country is run. Since the protests and killings began in January this year, many have been recording and uploading evidence using their smartphones; iPhones being among them. The ruling authority has now declared a ban on…

Aaron Sorkin approached by Sony to write Steve Jobs movie

Last month it was revealed that Sony had acquired the film rights to Walter Isaacson’s Steve Jobs biography. Not surprisingly, it didn’t take long for the rumor mill to kick into overdrive, and stories began to swirl about who would be cast as the late Apple CEO (current front-runners include George Clooney and Noah Wylie). However, possibly more…

Video: Jobs brainstorms with team at NeXT

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sOlqqriBvUM In Walter Isaacson’s biography of Steve Jobs, there is not a ton of information on the NeXT era of his life. For the most part, people never even talk about Jobs’ second company. Although it was quickly bought up by Apple, in the short time it operated on its own-about 11 years-it made some tremendous…

Rumor: George Clooney to play Apple chief in Steve Jobs movie

Not long ago Sony pictures secured the rights to make a feature film based on Walter Isaacson’s biography of Steve Jobs. And while its almost inevitable that this movie will eventually make it to the big screen, there are plenty of unknowns left to ponder. The writer of The Social Network, Aaron Sorkin,  is rumored to be the wanted scriptwriter  but…

Disney Chief, Bob Iger joins Apple board, Art Levinson named Chairman

Apple has begun reshuffling its boardroom. Tim Cook announced today that the company has taken on two more board members. Bob Iger, CEO of Disney, joins as a member of the Board of Directors. Art Levinson has been named Chairman of the Board, the last position Steve Jobs held before he passed away at the beginning of last month. “Art has made…

Steve Jobs up for Time’s Person of the Year award

NBC Nightly News anchor Brian Williams has nominated Steve Jobs for Time Magazine’s Person of the Year award. And although the magazine has never bestowed the honor on someone who is no longer with us, it seems like Jobs has a pretty good chance of winning. Aside from Williams, the debate panel was comprised of Time’s Managing Editor Rich Stengel,…

Steve Jobs unseen interview

The video speaks for itself. The interview shown below is one previously unseen, and was only recently found in London, restored and remastered. It hit YouTube recently via channel, 9to5vids….