On October 6, 1997, Dell CEO Michael Dell was asked what he would do to help what was then an ailing Apple. Dell famously responded, "What would I do? I'd shut it down and give the money back to the shareholders." Dell's quip, in a few years time,...
Bill Gates may be best known as the founder of Microsoft and arch nemesis to Steve Jobs, but his charitable work with the Bill Gates foundation is nearly unmatched in the realm of charity. His focus on education and the development of...Show More Summary
The infamous iPhone 6 “bending video” may have reached close to 47 million hits on YouTube, but Apple has seemingly escaped Bendgate without any lasting damage — just as it has with every “gate” incident before it. In a new … Read more ›
Former Apple CEO John Sculley has launched a new lineup of budget smartphones in the Middle East — although he admits Steve Jobs would like not be enamoured with them. “Steve being Steve would say, you can do alot better,” … Read mo...
This is a photo of Apple's facility in Cork, Ireland, the structure that is the fruit of a deal cut between Apple founder Steve Jobs and the Irish government in the late 1980s and early 1990s. Now, that building is the subject of anShow More Summary
I’m usually a Mat Honan fan, but his iPhone 6 Plus review was a clunker. Take this: No matter what Steve Jobs may have said, big phones are better. It’s a great sign for Apple that it doesn’t revere his public statements as immutable truths. That’s from like page one of the book Ways People Get Apple Completely Wrong. Show More Summary
99U had a post today critical of the many articles that are headlined something like "How to Innovate the Steve Jobs Way" or "How to Think Like Warren Buffet." It brought to mind how often writers see similar articles: "How...
The brilliance that resonated from Steve Jobs was genius all in itself, as though he was genetically modified to rule the computerized world. Sadly, his untimely death has left a gaping hole into what might have been within APPLE’s future. Show More Summary
Perhaps you don't know John Draper aka "Captain Crunch" but, if you're using a MacBook or an iPhone today, it's because of him. He and his blue box were a fundamental inspiration for Steve Jobs and Steve Wozniak in making Apple. He's now in trouble and needs our help. Show More Summary
New details have emerged about how Apple's Fifth Avenue retail store came to be — and it turns out that Steve Jobs originally had larger aspirations for the iconic glass cube that now sits above the store. According to a new book titled...Show More Summary
Summary: I know Steve Jobs is sitting in heaven thinking man did we do something marvelous. The Apple iPhone 6 made history in one weekend with by selling 10 million phones. How do you sell 10 million phones in a weekend? Matter of fact where does somewhere store 10 million phones? Well Tim Cook and the Apple Gurus have figured out how to strike gold time after time
Apple’s 32-foot Fifth Avenue Apple Store is its most iconic retail outlet– and one which Steve Jobs dearly loved. But did you know that Jobs’ originally wanted to have the building substantially bigger? A new book entitled The Liar’s Ball: The … Read more ›
All the way back in 2007, Steve Jobs stepped in front of a crowd and announced the original iPhone. It came with a 3.5 inch screen, and we’ve certainly come a long way since then, which the company just releasing a 5.5 inch monster known as the iPhone 6 Plus. Show More Summary
This week's episode is the first of the second "chapter" in Slices of Apple. Previous episodes laid the groundwork for what comes next: The second Steve Jobs era at Apple. Specifically: Episode one provided context for the innovative atmosphere...
Steve Jobs must be rolling over his grave right now over #bendgate, the hashtag assigned to the new iPhone 6’s easily bending aluminum frame. The Apple, Inc. founder was known for his poor handling of iPhone launch issues, throwing fuel on … Continue reading ?
By Don Dion: Larry Ellison, the oldest and arguably most controversial of a tech trio including Steve Jobs and Bill Gates, announced his retirement at age 70 from the position of Chief Executive Officer at Oracle (NYSE:ORCL) and will assume Chief Technology Officer and Chairman duties. Show More Summary
Debug is a casual, conversational interview show featuring the best developers in the business about the amazing apps they make and why and how they make them. On this episode Don Melton, former Director of Internet Technologies at Apple, and Nitin Ganatra, former Director of iOS Apps at Apple, talk about presenting to Steve Jobs, web vs. Show More Summary
“It just works.” Those three words are synonymous with Apple. It’s the slogan Apple fanboys use when trying to convince their Android-loving friends that iOS is a better option. And it was used over and over by Steve Jobs as … Read more ›
The iPhone 6 may be getting all the attention this week, but BlackBerry believes its new 4.5-inch square handset, the Passport, has at least one distinct advantage over most "narrow" smartphones, including the iPhone 6. Steve Jobs once...Show More Summary
Ron Johnson revolutionized the retail shopping world when he left Target in 2000 to join Apple and design the entire Apple Store shopping experience with Steve Jobs. Now, coming off a 17-month stint as the CEO of JC Penney, Ron … Read more ›