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Steve Jobs biography available in Paperback on September 10, with new cover image of a young Jobs

Steve Jobs biography quickly became one of the year’s best sellers when it published in November 2011, despite having only a month before the end of the year. The book details Jobs’ life in a way that no one else has quite managed before or since. And from the first half of September, it’s going to be available in paperback and will feature a brand new…

Tim Cook among TIME’s Most Influential People

TIME Magazine has just released its list of The World’s 100 Most Influential People, and Apple’s CEO made the list. This is pretty significant in itself, but when you factor in that Cook was following in the footsteps of Steve Jobs, it’s hugely impressive that he’s been able to forge his own successful path and get recognized for doing so. Each member of…

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…

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…

Steve is watching you

I recently stumbled upon a website that you just have to stop and laugh at. The site called “Watched by Steve” is hosted by the popular blogging sight Tumblr and is basically a blog open to letting you post a photo; the one requirement is that the photo must contain the book Steve Jobs staring at you creepily in the background. Some of them are pretty…

Reflections on the Steve Jobs biography

Walter Isaccson has truly written a masterpiece on the life of Steve Jobs. The only term that I find to describe it that is truly fitting is phenomenal. I wanted to get that out of the way. The biography really is a masterpiece and it’s the crowning jewel to the slew of biographies written by Isaccson. It doesn’t come cheap, but the way it flows, the…

Issues with “Steve Jobs” iBook, and a musical tribute to the man

According to MTV, the Flaming Lips will perform a tribute song to in honor of Mr. Jobs at MTV O Music Awards 2 on October 31 at 8:30pm PDT/11:30pm EST. The band is reportedly planning to play a cover of The Beatles’ “Revolution.” What’s more, the performance is set to be recorded with an iPad and broadcast on OMusicAwards.com. The song choice is a…

Steve Jobs biographer, Walter Isaacon’s full “60 minutes” interview

A little earlier today, Walter Isaacson, Steve Jobs’ biographer was interviewed for the 60 Minutes show. In the interview he covered topics such as his family, rivals and work colleagues. Mostly though, it’s regarding the biography itself, which has already been released in various parts of the world. Watch the full interview below, plus a couple of bonus…

Jobs’ biography already bestseller

As you may know, Steve Jobs by Walter Isaacson is the life of Apple’s co-founder taken from two years of interviews with him, as well as family, friends, and foes. It is not available until Monday, but that does not stop it from already topping the bestseller list. If you head over to Amazon, you would find it perched at the top of the list in the number…

Steve Jobs regretted delaying surgery

Walter Isaacon’s biography of Steve Jobs is due out in just 4 days, and will be the first time any of us has seen in to the personal thoughts of Apple’s founder. It’s fair to say that none of us have great insight in to the man’s personal thoughts or feelings on anything.  Isaacson, his biographer, will be appearing on 60 minutes on Sunday evening at…