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Christian Bale allegedly favored by David Fincher to play Steve Jobs in the Aaron Sorkin-penned biopic. And so...?

Christian Bale allegedly favored by David Fincher to play Steve Jobs in the Aaron Sorkin-penned biopic. And so...?

Christian Bale, the man who brought Batman to life for Christopher Nolan and Patrick Bateman for American Psycho is now rumored to be director David Fincher (Fight Club, The Social Network)'s top choice to play Steve Jobs in the Sony biopic being written by Aaron Sorkin (The West Wing, The Social...
Haunted Empire review: It's the book about Apple after Steve Jobs that's the real horror story

Haunted Empire review: It's the book about Apple after Steve Jobs that's the real horror story

There is a case to be made that Apple is doomed without Steve Jobs. Kane just fails to make it. Worse, she doesn't even try. Skip it. I was tempted to make that my entire review. But it would be a disservice to anyone considering buying Yukari Iwatani Kane's new book, Haunted Empire: Apple...
iMore show 391: Apple fanboys

iMore show 391: Apple fanboys

Jim Dalrymple from The Loop joins Rene and Peter to talk about Steve Jobs’ legacy, the SSL/TLS bug, the new Galaxy S5, iPhone 6, iWatch, and Apple TV expectations, and dumb media stories. Subscribe in iTunes: Audio Subscribe in RSS: Audio Download directly:...

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Leonardo DiCaprio and Danny Boyle latest star and director rumored for Aaron Sorkin Steve Jobs movie

Leonardo DiCaprio and Danny Boyle latest star and director rumored for Aaron Sorkin Steve Jobs movie

With Christian Bale and David Fincher off the rumor mill for the Aaron Sorkin-penned Steve Jobs movie room has opened up for Leonardo DiCaprio and Danny Boyle. Sorkin and Fincher had previously worked together for Social Network and although there doesn't seem to be any Sorkin/Boyle connection,...
Understanding Apple: When reporting doesn't seem to lead to insight

Understanding Apple: When reporting doesn't seem to lead to insight

UPDATE: The quoted material is from an article in the New Yorker, not an excerpt of the forthcoming book, Haunted Empire: Apple after Steve Jobs. I've updated it to reflect that. I regret the error, apologize for it, and won't judge the book based on the contents of the article. I've often...
Old Steve Jobs email brainstorms logical next-steps for Apple TV including apps, 'magic wand' controller

Old Steve Jobs email brainstorms logical next-steps for Apple TV including apps, 'magic wand' controller

An email from Steve Jobs to the 2010 incarnation of the Apple 100 gathering — their annual, confidential strategy meeting — outlines pretty much what you'd expect to see as discussion points for a next-generation Apple TV. Apps are front and center, as is a version of the Safari web browser, and...
Christian Bale allegedly favored by David Fincher to play Steve Jobs in the Aaron Sorkin-penned biopic. And so...?

Christian Bale allegedly favored by David Fincher to play Steve Jobs in the Aaron Sorkin-penned biopic. And so...?

Christian Bale, the man who brought Batman to life for Christopher Nolan and Patrick Bateman for American Psycho is now rumored to be director David Fincher (Fight Club, The Social Network)'s top choice to play Steve Jobs in the Sony biopic being written by Aaron Sorkin (The West Wing, The Social...
Haunted Empire review: It's the book about Apple after Steve Jobs that's the real horror story

Haunted Empire review: It's the book about Apple after Steve Jobs that's the real horror story

There is a case to be made that Apple is doomed without Steve Jobs. Kane just fails to make it. Worse, she doesn't even try. Skip it. I was tempted to make that my entire review. But it would be a disservice to anyone considering buying Yukari Iwatani Kane's new book, Haunted Empire: Apple...
iMore show 391: Apple fanboys

iMore show 391: Apple fanboys

Jim Dalrymple from The Loop joins Rene and Peter to talk about Steve Jobs’ legacy, the SSL/TLS bug, the new Galaxy S5, iPhone 6, iWatch, and Apple TV expectations, and dumb media stories. Subscribe in iTunes: Audio Subscribe in RSS: Audio Download directly:...
Steve Jobs to get a US postage stamp in 2015

Steve Jobs to get a US postage stamp in 2015

The United States Postal Service has long issued commemorative stamps honoring events, things, and people that shaped the nation and world over the years, and next year the late Apple co-founder Steve Jobs will be joining those ranks. According to a document obtained by The Washington Post, Steve...
The better Steve Jobs movie gets one script closer to being made!

The better Steve Jobs movie gets one script closer to being made!

Aaron Sorkin, award winning writer of The West Wing, The Social Network, A Few Good Men, The Newsroom and countless other acclaimed dramas has reportedly turned in his script for Sony's official adaption of Walter Issaacson's Steve Jobs biography. AJ Marechal writes for Variety: Variety has...
Apple engineer Greg Christie recounts the first iPhone development process

Apple engineer Greg Christie recounts the first iPhone development process

The history of the first iPhone is an interesting tale and no matter who tells it, it often involves some never before heard situations. This time around, it's one of the original iPhone engineers, Greg Christie who was made available to the WSJ ahead of the latest Apple vs. Samsung legal battle...
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Steve Jobs wanted you to have a Sony VAIO running OS X

OS X has always been a Mac only product – despite the Hackintosh scene – but it now comes to light that at one point in its life that might have changed. With Sony the beneficiary. In a tale of VAIO, Golf and Steve Jobs, Apple's former CEO was apparently keen to expand OS X to Sony's laptop brand...

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Apple posts Celebrating Steve video from October 19 Event.

Apple has made their special, internal celebration of Steve Jobs' life available on their website. It included talks from Apple CEO Tim Cook, SVP of Design Jony Ive, board members Al Gore and Bill Campbell, and performances from Norah Jones and Cold Play.

Of course you can still submit your thoughts on Steve's passing to Apple, which are now also appearing on the Apple site.

You can go and watch the video at the Apple website, via the link below.

Source: Apple

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60 Minutes: Steve Jobs [Videos]

60 minutes has just finished airing their interview with authorized Steve Jobs biographer Walter Isaacson, and has already placed the transcript and both segments as well as the extra Overtime video online.

Check them out after the break (required Flash) or via the 60 Minutes iPad app [App Store link]

Source: 60 Minutes

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iPod turn 10

Happy 10th birthday, iPod!

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TiPb is giving away 5 copies of the Steve Jobs biography

It's safe to say that without Steve Jobs, TiPb wouldn't be here, and many others may not be enjoying the careers or hobbies they enjoy today, at least not in the same way. So, in honor of the upcoming release of the authorized biography of Steve Jobs, TiPb is going to give away five (5) copies, on us.

All you have to do to enter is leave a comment below sharing your favorite story about Steve Jobs -- your favorite quote, your favorite keynote moment, your greatest inspiration, your fondest memory.

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Steve Jobs considered Android "grand theft" of iPhone ideas

According to the latest excerpt from Walter Isaacson's authorized biography of Steve Jobs, HTC's introduction of what Apple considered iPhone-live made Jobs "livid" and were equated with "grand theft".

"I will spend my last dying breath if I need to, and I will spend every penny of Apple's $40 billion in the bank, to right this wrong," Jobs said. "I'm going to destroy Android, because it's a stolen product. I'm willing to go thermonuclear war on this."

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Walter Isaacson, author of Steve Jobs biography, to appear on 60 Minutes

Walter Isaacson, the author of the upcoming authorized biography of Steve Jobs, will be sitting down with 60 Minutes on Sunday for an interview going over the new book. In a preview, he reveals:

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iPad Live 78: Blowing minds

Georgia, Seth, and Rene talk Steve Jobs memorials, Apple Q4 2011 results, iOS 5 and iCloud on iPad, Android 4.0 and PlayBook 2.0 competition, and the latest tips and apps. This is iPad Live!

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Apple shares picture of Steve Jobs celebration

Apple has posted a picture of their celebration of Steve Jobs' life, which included executives like Tim Cook and Jony Ive, board members like Al Gore and Bill Campbell, and performances from artists like Norah Jones and Cold Play.

Today, en masse, they bled in 6 colors.

Source: Apple PR

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Steve Jobs worked on Apple's next product until the day before he passed away

PCMag notes that Softbank CEO Masayoshi Son revealed in an interview with the U.S. Ambassador to Japan, John Roos, that Apple CEO Steve Jobs was working on Apple's next big product up until the day before his passing.

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Reminder: Apple Retail Stores closed for the next 3 hours

As previously announced, Apple Retail Stores will be closed today so employees can share in Apple's internal celebration of their co-founder, Steve Jobs' life. They'll be closed for 9am to 12pm PDT, 12pm to 3pm EDT.

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Apple publishes "Remembering Steve", a page with tributes from all around the world

Apple has posted a new page on its site titled simply "Remembering Steve".  The page contains messages and tributes  it has received for Steve Jobs from all around the world. The messages have all been emailed through a special email address that Apple has arranged. The messages displayed are constantly changing on the page.

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Before iCloud, Apple tried to buy Dropbox for nine digits

Victoria Barret of Forbes profiles Dropbox today and reveals how co-founder Drew Houston was made an offer by Steve Jobs and Apple that it turns out he could refuse.

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Steve Jobs memorial draws family, friends and colleagues to pay tribute

According to The Wall Street Journal, the private memorial held for Steve Jobs yesterday included moving words from family, friends and senior executives from the industry.

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Whatever happened to iPhone 5?

9to5Mac posted some thoughts on what they think happened with the more ambitious iPhone 5 update that some were expecting to be announced at Apple's Lets Talk iPhone event earlier this month.

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iTribute [Sunday Fun Video]

The folks at Timeflies have made a unique tribute to the late Steve Jobs for one of their Tuesday songs.

All of this was shot on an iPad 2 and edited using iMovie, recorded, mixed, and mastered on an iMac. The beat was made using samples from OSX and iOS - everything on a Tuesday.

Check it out, below.

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October 16 to be Steve Jobs day, private industry memorial, Apple Retail closing for celebration

According to The Wall Street Journal, a private memorial will be held for Steve Jobs on October 16, with invitees to include close industry friends.

The event will be held at Stanford University's campus Sunday evening, according to the invitation.

Guests to the invitation-only service were asked to respond to Emerson Collective, a philanthropic organization established by Laurene Powell Jobs, Mr. Jobs's wife.

California Governor Jerry Brown has also announced October 16 will official be "Steve Jobs Day" in the state.

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Scott Forstall: The "mini-Steve" behind iOS for iPhone and iPad

Scott Forstall, the man in charge of Apple's Mobile Software Division and head of the iOS development team, was profiled by Bloomberg Businessweek, and they revealed a number of bits (facts or gossip, hard to tell) into how Forstall is an integral part of Apple's executive team.

Forstall is described as a "mini-Steve" who obsesses over the little details that make Apple products great and knows when to say 'No' when needed. But the similarities to Steve don't stop there.

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Discovery to run a Steve Jobs documentary hosted by Mythbusters this Sunday

Discovery has commissioned a new documentary on the life of Steve Jobs and it will be hosted by the Mythbusters duo Adam Savage and Jamie Hyneman. The show will be called iGenius: How Steve Jobs Changed the World and is a co-production with NBC.

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iDoodle: Thank you

For everything.

Photo credit: @MaryTurner_

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Apple commemorating Steve Jobs on October 19

MacGenerations received a copy of an email purportedly from Apple CEO Tim Cook, announcing the date and time for Apple's celebration of their late co-founder, Steve Jobs' life.

Team,

Like many of you, I have experienced the saddest days of my lifetime and shed many tears during the past week. But I've found some comfort in the extraordinary number of tributes and condolences from people all over the world who were touched by Steve and his genius. And I've found comfort in both telling and listening to stories about Steve.

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