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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…

Remembering Steve Jobs – 2 years later and his legacy lives on

2 years ago today, one of the most important men in the history of consumer electronics passed away after a battle with cancer. Apple’s co-founder was one of the most extraordinary people to ever walk the earth, and yet it’s often so easy to remember him only for the products he helped launch. Often times we’ll talk about him in relation to the…

Childhood home of Steve Jobs could be made historical site

When I went to California last year, one of the places I stopped to visit was the childhood home (pictured above) of Apple co-founder and former CEO, Steve Jobs. Well, now it seems that this very place is going to be named a “historical site” by the Los Altos Historical Commission, meaning that it would be preserved as a part of history. It will be…

New “Jobs” clip shows how Apple name was chosen

The release of Ashton Kutcher’s upcoming film, “Jobs,” is coming up soon. The film is slated to be released in theaters on August 16th, and as the release gets nearer, the production company behind the film continues to release clips to tease the film. Today, Open Road Films released a new clip from “Jobs,” in which Steve Jobs (Ashton Kutcher) and…

New trailer for “Jobs” posted on Instagram

Ashton Kutcher’s upcoming role as Steve Jobs in the new “Jobs” movie has been widely discussed. It has even attracted attention from Apple’s other co-founder Steve Wozniak, who, after watching one of the trailers for the film, said, “I’m embarrassed but if the movie is fun and entertaining, all the better.” As the movie nears its August 16th release in…