In memory of Steve Jobs, laser-cutting outfit Uncover today announced the auction of three Steve Job tribute MacBook Pro laptops with the rear-illuminated Apple logo containing the silhouette of the late Apple co-founder. The design derives from Hong Kong artist Jonathan Mak, who created the symbolic image last year to honor the tech icon.
On the first anniversary of Steve Jobs' death, the popularity of Apple's products is a living testament to his special genius. But it's not the just the Macintosh, iPod, iPhone, and iPad that are his legacy. The hundreds of Apple stores are a kind of monument to his design and marketing vision and virtuosity.
With more than 390 stores in 13 countries, Jobs engineered a direct-to-customer connection and more than 1 billion people have entered an iconic Apple store since the first one opened in May of 2001. Jobs proved a multitude of critics wrong, who believed the … Read more
To mark the one-year anniversary of Steve Jobs' death, Apple replaced its home page today with a tribute video to its co-founder and a letter from CEO Tim Cook.
The 1-minute, 45-second video on Apple.com features black-and-white still images and quotes from Jobs.
"It's in Apple's DNA that technology alone is not enough -- it's technology married with liberal arts, married with the humanities, that yields us the result that makes our heart sing and nowhere is that more true than in these post-PC devices," Jobs' voice can be heard saying on the video, … Read more
Steve Jobs would surely be pleased.
A year after his death, the company he co-founded and brought back from near-ruin is on a tear. With its top executive team still in place, Apple is set to close out its most profitable year ever. Its stock, now up 65 percent for the year, gives Apple a market value far more than Google's and Microsoft's combined. The iPhone 5 is selling at a record pace, and fans continue to line up and even camp out for a chance to be one of the first with a new Apple product.
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This week marks the beginning of Apple's next financial year. It's also the first full calendar year of Apple without Steve Jobs. The technology icon passed away a year ago today.
Now's as good a time as any to take a quick look back at some of the highlights and lowlights for Apple at a time when onlookers are paying close attention to just about every detail -- something that certainly hasn't changed.Hits
Steve Jobs' high school girlfriend and the mother of his daughter Lisa plans to write a book telling the story of her rocky relationship with the late Apple co-founder.
Chrisann Brennan is writing an untitled memoir for St. Martin's Press, part of Macmillan, The New York Times reported today. Brennan, now a painter living in the San Francisco Bay Area, met Jobs while the two were students at Homestead High School in Cupertino, Calif.
The pair lived together in a cabin during the summer after they graduated, traveled to India on a spiritual quest, and attended lectures together.
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In this week's episode, you can't escape all the news and rumors about Apple's anticipated iPad Mini. My own sources have confirmed the reports that it's in mass production. Plus, we're also seeing just as many product leaks with the iPad Mini that we saw from the iPhone 5.
Tim Cook said Apple was "doubling down on secrecy," but I haven't seen it yet. What do YOU think Apple has been doubling down on? Let us know in the poll.
Speaking of the iPhone 5, crying about Maps is getting old. Purplegate … Read more
Microsoft is teasing its Surface tablet by listing the device on several product pages around the world.
But clicking on the link for the tablet simply brings you to a U.S. page on Surface with the note "Coming Soon."
Microsoft has been mum on about the price of its upcoming tablet.
Somewhere under Aspen, Colo., a time capsule containing Steve Jobs' mouse has been sitting and waiting to be unearthed. Since 1983. And no one knows where it is.
That's what blogger Marcel Brown wrote this morning, explaining that the time capsule, known as the Aspen Time Tube and buried in conjunction with the 1983 International Design Conference there, is lost and those looking for it are facing considerable odds against success.