The biggest names in the technology world generally had humble beginnings – many were started in garages or basements and gradually grew into the powerhouses we know today. But with technology now one of the largest business sectors,...Show More Summary
Steve Jobs was fond of saying often that if hardware is the brains of a device, then software is its soul. This statement is true insofar that software is what really makes a device and its ecosystem — one needn't look any further than iOS to see that — and is what designers, developers, and consumers care about most. Show More Summary
It's really hard to design products by focus groups. A lot of times, people don't know what they want until you show it to them. -- Steve Jobs One of the most famous opinions from a highly opinionated man. Regardless of your personal...Show More Summary
Predictable Success CEO Les McKeown explains why Steve Jobs hired visionaries and how that impacted Apple's bottom line.
In the days of Steve Jobs, Apple was transformed from a small, quirky company that made great computers, but also made oddities like the Newton, which was far too ahead of its time, into the powerhouse of a corporation that it is today. Show More Summary
There were those who were skeptical when Steve Jobs said Blu-ray was a “bag of hurt.” Many people thought the standard would one day come to Macs, despite Jobs’ early resistance. But here we are several years later, and optical disc drives are all but dead now across the Mac family; Blu-rays never were officially supported. Show More Summary
Family and a few close friends aside, very few people got the inside track on Steve Jobs. One of the few exceptions was Doug Menuez, an award-winning documentary photographer. For almost a decade between 1985 and 1994, Menuez shot an … Read more ›
For a while, bears maintained that Apple couldn't innovate anymore without Steve Jobs. Well, Apple has been spending an awful lot lately to do exactly that.
Innovation did not die with Steve Jobs. Apple has quietly installed data discovery software, including a file-relay tool that can bypass backup encryption, in around 600 million iPhones, iPads, and other devices running their latest iOS. You are correct to surmise that this has been a boon to law enforcement. Read more...
Do you ever think about which of today's companies will be around a century from now? You'd be looking for a company that has a strong enough business to survive no matter what. Whether
After the late Steve Jobs, no one has had more influence on Apple than Jonathan Ive, the company's SVP of Design. Ive has worked at Apple for 22 years. In that time he has recieved countless awards and accolades for his ingenuity and commitment to Apple's minimalist design aesthetic. Show More Summary
Three Fools take to the Internet to discuss the the Mac maker’s deal with Blue, and what it means for both stocks.
When he returned to Apple in 1997, Steve Jobs introduced three products that proved he had mastered two fundamental concepts on which Apple's success depended
Steve Jobs said the iPad would usher in the post-PC era, but Apple's Mac revenue is closing in on the iPad's.
When Steve Jobs opened the first Apple stores more than a decade ago, many thought he would fail. Jobs' strategy broke some of the basic tenants of the retail industry, writes Belinda Lacks at Bloomberg Businessweek. Today, Apple is the most profitable retail chain per square foot. Show More Summary
Given that Steve Jobs was a sociopath and given the labor conditions at overseas factories where Apple products are made, it’s not at all hard to believe that the company would treat their U.S. labor horribly: A state court in California has granted class certification to nearly 21,000 current and former Apple employees over claims […]
Do you remember when the Segway was first released way back in 2001? It generated a lot of buzz from heavyweights like Steve Jobs and Jeff Bezos, the media, and the general public. And why not? It is an easy to operate two-wheeled, self-balancing, battery-powered electric vehicle. Show More Summary
The buzz around Xiaomi's newest smartphone, the Mi4, is how the company has blatantly, shamelessly ripped off Apple in just about everything from hardware design to marketing to the way its CEO dresses just like Steve Jobs. But while...Show More Summary
If you’re a long-time Apple watcher, you may be familiar with Flurry Analytics as Steve Jobs’ favorite analytics firm. The video above sums up his opinion well on the topic. Today, Re/code breaks the news that Yahoo’s prolific Mergers and Acquisition department will be acquiring Flurry for “hundreds of millions of dollars” later today. TechCrunch pegs […]
When Steve Jobs was still alive, he seemedadamant that the size of the iPhone’s screen was perfect, since it was the maximum width a screen could be and be comfortable to hold while typing one-handed. With the 4.7-inch iPhone 6 … Read more ›