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Steve Jobs believed there was no market for the iPad Mini

Steve Jobs believed there was no market for the iPad Mini

It has been claimed that before his death in 2011, former CEO of Apple, Steve Jobs, was said to believe that the iPad Mini would not sell as well as it has because he believed there was no market for a smaller tablet than the 10 inch iPad. Tim Cook, who proposed the idea of… Read more

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“Creepy” Steve Jobs statue to be placed outside Apple HQ

A 16 foot tall statue of Steve Jobs has been chosen out of 10,000 to be placed outside Apple’s headquarters in Cupertino. However, a large number of Apple fans have spoken against the statue after a miniature version was showcased in Belgrade calling it “creepy” and “the stuff nightmares are made of”. The statue was… Read more

Apple mac turns 30 Steve Jobs $1 dollar salary

Apple mac turns 30; original team reunited

The past year has been a big one for Apple with the release of the iPhone 5C, iPad Air and the announcement the an iWatch was in the works. However, Apple also recently celebrated a birthday: that of the Macintosh which was released 30 years ago in 1984. Over the weekend, in celebration of the… Read more

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Happy 7th Birthday to the iPhone

Seven years ago a revolutionary item was released onto the gadgets market: Apple’s iPhone. The day before the release, on January the ninth 2007 Steve Jobs stood on the stage at San Francisco’s Moscone Center and proclaimed that “Today, Apple is going to reinvent the phone”. As he spoke, Jobs told the audience that “Today,… Read more

Steve Wozniac doesn’t recommend new Steve Jobs film Can the whole tech industry push forward without Steve? Fake Steve Jobs biography appears in China

Steve Wozniac doesn’t recommend new Steve Jobs film

The recently-released biopic ‘Job’ which is supposed to be based on the life and work of Steve Jobs has received its fair share of negative reviews since its release, but when it comes from Steve Wozniac, Apple’s co-founder and a close friend of Jobs himself, you know the film’s not going to be the best… Read more

Apple 1 sold for over £200,000

Apple 1 sold for over £200,000

A fully functioning Apple 1 computer which would have been among the first 200 computers sold by the company sold for over £200,000 at a Sotheby’s auction. Apple 1 sold for over £200,000 Sold originally for $666, there are around 50 still in existence today. The device which came with an Apple 1 motherboard and… Read more

Jobs helped Design iPhone 5 Excitement rises as iPhone 5 release draws closer

Jobs helped Design iPhone 5

According to Bloomberg, Steve Jobs was instrumental in the design work of the latest iPhone which is claimed to be scheduled for a late release this year. This would strongly coincide with claims that the iPhone is set to be a completely different design to previous models. Jobs helped Design iPhone 5 According to recent… Read more

Steve Jobs served on George Bush's Exports Council Official Steve Jobs biography set for November release Who is Man Of The Year for 2010

Steve Jobs served on George Bush’s Exports Council

The US Commerce Department has confirmed that Steve Jobs served on the Export Council of George Bush in the 1990s. This information was added to by the release of FBI files of Jobs last week. Steve Jobs served on George Bush’s Exports Council The council made up of business people, involved a twice yearly meeting… Read more

Sales of Steve Jobs action figure blocked After pressure from Apple Steve Jobs Mini Me sold on eBay. Can’t Get Enough Of Steve? Can’t Get Enough Of Steve?

Sales of Steve Jobs action figure blocked After pressure from Apple

Following “immense pressure” from the family of Steve Jobs and Apple’s lawyers, Chinese toy company In Icon has withdrawn sales of its action figure of the former Apple CEO who passed away after a long fight with cancer last year. After the withdrawal, the Hong Kong based company posted on its website “Though we still… Read more

End of 2011 – An Ode to Steve Jobs Student's tribute to Steve Jobs goes viral

End of 2011 – An Ode to Steve Jobs

Steve Jobs death in October left a gaping heart in the core of Apple, but also an unrivaled technological legacy in the shape of Pixar Animation and of course the company he founded. Job’s ability to forecast the consumer technology landscape and meet the future halfway is one of the reasons for Apple’s success and… Read more