Patent highlights new glass technology used in the iconic cube's 2011 rebuild.
From Seeing Through the Illusion: Understanding Apple’s Mastery of the Media, a profile examining Apple’s PR strategy: Steve Jobs and the Process Behind Press Releases A former Apple PR member recalls that Steve Jobs once scrapped an entire Apple press release announcing a new partnership with another company solely because he did not like the name of […]
A career doesn't move linearly, LinkedIn founder Reid Hoffman famously advised — it can ratchet up suddenly with one critical insight, meeting, or opportunity. You call it a big break. Every success story has one. Even luminaries like Sheryl Sandberg, Steve Jobs, and Howard Schultz had a moment where the path of their future clicked into focus. Show More Summary
Mental Floss takes a look at some of today’s industry leaders who started from the bottom, from Steve Jobs to Sean Combs. In keeping with the episode’s theme, they let their own intern host the show.
Apples’ Pages word processor is free for most Mac owners now, but still not that great (give us Word or Google Drive any day, thanks). But it does have one hidden feature that Apple enthusiasts can enjoy: the full text of Apple’s “here’s to the crazy ones” ad campagn and Steve Jobs’ commencement speech for graduates at Stanford in 2005. More »
Apple plays up to the mounting speculation about its latest devices with an event at the same place where Steve Jobs first unveiled the Mac.
Apple’s decision to host its biggest event of the year at the Flint Center in Cupertino, rather than the Yerba Buena center for the arts in San Francisco, has caught the notice of many Apple fans. Only three Apple events … Read more...
After months of speculation, Apple sent out invites on Thursday to a event on September 9. The event will be taking place at the Flint Center for the Performing Arts in Cupertino, which is the same venue where Steve Jobs unveiled the original Macintosh back in 1984. Show More Summary
Apple's September event, where the company is expected to reveal the iPhone 6 and iWatch, will be held at the same venue where Steve Jobs first unveiled the Mac personal computer in 1984. Apple meticulously manages every detail when it comes to product roll outs, even down to venue choice. Show More Summary
Steve Jobs hinted at a product with 'the simplest user interface you could imagine' here's one way it could be done Search for the word ''cracked'' in Walt Isaacson's biography of Steve Jobs (or flip to p555 if you have the bricks-and-mortar version). Show More Summary
The iconic Fifth Avenue Apple Store glass cube, which was designed in part by legendary company co-founder Steve Jobs, is now a patented ornamental building design sanctioned by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.
A few weeks after Apple was granted a European trademark on the key design elements of its retail stores, the company has been awarded a U.S. patent on the iconic glass cube design of its Fifth Avenue store in Manhattan. Steve Jobs is one of those credited as an inventor. Patently Apple reports that Apple […]
Big River my fave musical/already read Steve Jobs and Einstein by same author/Yes, Chef recommended to me/am a street photographer and want to see where I fit in (or how, perhaps, I can one day stand out). eclectic food-for-thought for a changing world
Mental Floss summer intern Paige Finch presents a list of celebrities who kickstarted their careers as interns, beginning with the late-Apple founder Steve Jobs, who once put in screws on an HP assembly line. Steve Jobs started off as an intern at Hewlett-Packard when he was just 12 years old. Jobs needed parts for his […]
Is it any wonder that Steve Jobs — who transformed Apple from an incredibly leak-heavy company during the 1990s, into one of the most secretive tech companies in existence — hated word getting out about his future products? While bloggers … Read more ›
What do LeBron James and Steve Jobs have in common? They both returned to companies they had worked for previously. (And yes, a sports team is a company and it is job.) Steve Jobs did so with great success. How LeBron James does remains to be seen. Many of us have jobs that we left for one reason or […]
BECAUSE CARTOONIST MATT BORS is a cultural critic, journalism often find itself square in his cross-hairs — whether some fellow editorial cartoonists are reflexively drawing the late mogul/Buddhist Steve Jobs at the gates of St. Peter, or a news networks report a massive factual error that ends up personally drawing him into a story. Read full article >>
Not long ago, Malcolm Gladwell made a bold prediction. Fifty years from now, Apple will be around and Microsoft will be gone, but Bill Gates will be remembered--and Steve Jobs won't. As surprising as it seems, Gladwell might be right. Show More Summary
Leading up to the iPhone 6 event we're updating and expanding our series on the history of the iPhone, continuing with the device that changed everything — again — the iPhone 4 Steve Jobs returned to the WWDC keynote stage on June 7, 2010. Show More Summary
This is a tale of memory, truth, technology, and, well, the future of humanity—but it starts in high school. If you went to high school in America, there is a pretty good chance you learned to write essays using the dreaded five paragraph method. For those who don’t remember, the […]