Steve Jobs

Steve Jobs, iPad 2 and iPhone 5 included among Zeitgeist top 10 searches for 2011

Zeitgeist has published its annual list of top searches for 2011 which includes Steve Jobs, the iPad 2 and, interestingly, the iPhone 5 among the top ten.

Rumors of the iPhone 5 were running at full-force before Apple officially announced the iPhone 4S back in October. Apple likes to keep a tight lid on production and future product releases, which would be one of the reasons the iPhone 5 was among the top searches of 2011 as nobody really knew exactly what they'd be releasing right up until the announcement.

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Steve Jobs initially opposed to Apple's "Here's to the Crazy Ones" commercial?

Forbes has published an interesting account involving the famous 1997 Think Different ad campaign, "Here's To The Crazy Ones", from Rob Siltanen, one of the advertising executives who helped put it all together. According to Stiltanen, Jobs was originally opposed to the TV spot.

[CEO of TBWA/Chiat/Day Advertising, Lee Clow] and I flew to Cupertino to play the spot in person to Jobs. Only the three of us were in the room. We played the spot once, and when it finished, Jobs said, “It sucks! I hate it! It’s advertising agency s--t! I thought you were going to write something like ‘Dead Poets Society!’ This is crap!”

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Apple submits updated plans for new Cupertino campus

As reported by iPhoneincanada, Apple has submitted revised plans for the "mothership" campus they plan on building in Cupertino. The new renderings outline the internal layout and surroundings of the structure, and... They're absolutely gorgeous.

Apple originally sent Steve Jobs to the Cupertino City Council back in June to pitch the idea of building a new space for Apple employees since outgrowing their Palo Alto headquarters. They picked up the lot from HP back in 2010. The new plans detail the inner workings describing a restaurant and dining area, entrances and parking layout and more.

Check out some of the renderings below and let us know what you think in the comments!

Source: iPhoneincanada

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Steve Jobs biography officially the #1 selling book on Amazon for 2011

The official biography of Steve Jobs authored by Walter Isaacson has made its way to number one among books sales from Amazon for the entirety of 2011, despite being released late in the year.

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Steve Jobs was working on television, text books, and photography

Official Steve Jobs biographer Walter Isaacson has given an interview to the New York Times where he reveals what Steve Jobs was going to tackle next at Apple, including television, text books, and photography.

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Steve Jobs tribute painting made in real time [video]

Artist Aaron Kizer has made a painting as a tribute to Steve Jobs. What is so special about that? Well he did it live at the 11th Hour Live Music and Arts Show in Kentucky and it was all captured on video in real time.

It starts off as a few white brush strokes on a black wall but soon starts to take shape. In just over six minutes, the painting is finished and it is all done to music too. I am sure you will agree, the end result is stunning! Take a look at the video and let us know what you think!

Source: TUAW

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Prior to iPhone launch, Steve Jobs wanted to replace carriers

Nancy Gohring over at IDG/Macworld quotes John Stanton, Chairman of Trilogy Partnerships, as saying that, prior to launching the iPhone in 2007, he spent a couple of years with Steve Jobs trying to figure out how to do it without the likes of AT&T or Verizon.

He wanted to replace carriers. He and I spent a lot of time talking about whether synthetically you could create a carrier using Wi-Fi spectrum. That was part of his vision.

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iDoodle: As if millions of punch-the-monkey ads suddenly cried out in terror...

...And were suddenly silenced.

Have an idea for the next *iDoodle? Send it in to news@tipb.com!*

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Zuckerberg on Steve Jobs' advice for Facebook

Bloomberg has offered some details on the advice Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg sought from Steve Jobs on how best to build the social network.

“I had a lot of questions for him,” Zuckerberg said in an interview with Charlie Rose that’s due to air today. The topics included, “how to build a team around you that’s focused on building as high quality and good things as you are.” [...] Jobs and Zuckerberg also talked about “the aesthetics and kind of mission orientation of companies,”

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