Tag Archives: Steve Jobs

Funny or Die’s iSteve movie online now, go watch!

The first publicly available Steve Jobs biography has made its way online. Created by FunnyorDie, and starring Justin Long (aka ‘Mac’ in the Mac vs. PC ads) it runs at about 78 mins, making it a “proper” feature film. If the company’s other videos are anything to go by, it should be pretty irreverent. If you want to go watch it, head on over to…

Funny or Die iSteve trailer hits web [video]

 Steve Jobs’ life story has inspired all kinds of story telling, from movies, to books and even a Manga comic strip. On the film front, we’ve all heard of the independent biopic starring Ashton Kutcher, and the official Sony funded movie which is still in development. A more recent development is the iSteve comedic movie starring Justin Long, the Mac guy…

Chapter 1 of Steve Jobs Manga on sale now in Japan

Steve Jobs’ life story has been one of intense interest across the globe. Regardless of whether or not your tech fan, there’s little chance that you haven’t heard of the late, great Apple founder and former CEO. It’s clearly of interest in Japan too, as publishers Kodansha have featured the first chapter of the Steve Jobs Manga in its Kiss magazine…

iSteve biopic parody to be released in April

As many know, “Jobs”, the biopic starring Ashton Kutcher as Steve Jobs has been announced for quite some time, and unfortunately, its release was delayed just last week. Fortunately, the people at Funny or Die are bringing us a biopic to hold us over until Kutcher’s version is released. It was announced today that “iSteve”, a parody staring Justin…

Ashton Kutcher’s “Jobs” delayed

The life of Apple co-founder has been a hot topic since his passing a couple of years ago. First, Walter Isaacson’s biography, titled “Steve Jobs” was released and instantly became a best seller. It was then announced that Ashton Kutcher had been cast as the former Apple CEO in an upcoming biopic titled “Jobs.” Unfortunately, it looks as if the movie’s…

Notes from biography on Steve Jobs will not be used in trial

You may have heard of the book Steve Jobs written by Walter Isaacson. The biography over the Apple founder was a best seller, and was said to accurately depict Jobs’ life. Well, in an antitrust lawsuit against Apple and e-book publishers, it has officially been ruled that notes used from Isaacson’s interviews with Steve Jobs will not be allowed in the…

Apple advertising losing momentum to Samsung says Ken Segall

Today, Ken Segall, a man who worked alongside Steve Jobs for over a decade, and the guy who put the “i” in iMac shared some thoughts on his blog suggesting that Apple’s advertising is losing momentum to Samsung. While you can still argue that Macs and i-devices have a ton of appeal, you can’t argue that Apple is still untouchable when it comes to…

Fred Armisen interviewed on Steve Jobs impression, start of Apple journey at Macworld/iWorld 2013 [video]

Apple fans the world over will be aware that the ultimate fanboy event has been taking place this week. Macworld/iWord “The Ultimate iFanevent” has been running most of this past week; featuring interviews, discussions and keynotes from an array of Apple-heads. Perhaps the most recognizable was SNL’s Fred Armisen who played Steve Jobs in various SNL…

Ashton Kutcher takes method acting to the extreme, ends up hospitalized after taking on Steve Jobs’ ‘fruitarian’ diet

Steve Jobs was well known for going through crazy spells of extreme dieting (as well as not washing). In preparing for his role as the late, great Apple co-founder in the movie ‘JOBS’, lead actor Ashton Kutcher ended up in hospital after following one of Jobs’ fruitarian diets. In an interview with USA Today, Kutcher stated that he was admitted in to…