From “no-button” design and multi-touch controls, to wireless technology and laser tracking, Apple mice have seen a lot of changes over the past decade or so. Although Apple computers have come with mice since the Lisa first shipped in 1983, … Read more ›
What would your desk look like if it were designed with computers — not books, pencils and papers — in mind. The makers of the SlatePro think it would look like this: a perforated bamboo surface with sturdy steel legs … Read more ›
Steve Jobs used to tell a story about how he first became inspired by the idea of what computers could do. He'd say that once, when he was a kid, he was reading a science magazine and he found an article listing the various speeds of animals. Show More Summary
Remember the recent bizarre Steve Jobs statue, depicting what looked to be the decapitated head of Apple’s late CEO? Well, a new Steve Jobs sculpture may have it beaten in the weirdness stakes. Urban explorer Darmon Richter found the above … Read more ›
In his first public appearance since leaving Microsoft's CEO role, Steve Ballmer did an interview with the dean of Oxford's school of business. A month gone from the job, he seemed at peace with his decision to leave a company he loves so much that he calls it his "fourth child." He talked about the best — and worst — advice he ever got. Show More Summary
Yukari Iwatani Kane’s new book about Apple since the death of Steve Jobs was excerpted in the Journal last weekend. Here, she responds to questions posed by readers.
Back in 2006, a man working in a talent agency got a phone call from someone claiming to be Steve Jobs, and he hung up on him, assuming it was a prank. It took another phone call and a caller ID check for him to believe it was really the Apple CEO on the phone. Show More Summary
In an interview published to the Web on Monday, Norman Foster, founder and chairman of architectural design firm Foster+Partners, explains the thinking behind Apple's Campus 2, including late cofounder Steve Jobs' input on the proje...
Image via Cupertino.org As Apple’s Campus 2 site steadily progresses closer toward someday being complete, Architectural Record (via Mac Rumors) has shared a recent Q&A with architect Norman Foster, the designer responsible for the structure...Show More Summary
Apple's Campus 2 project, which includes the giant "spaceship"-esque building envisioned by Steve Jobs, has been thoroughly outlined in city plans and models that depict the company's vision for the space, but in an interview with Architectural...Show More Summary
There wasn’t a whole lot new in this chunk of the Haunted Empire: Apple After Steve Jobs, which Yukari Kane mostly focuses on Apple CEO Tim Cook and his characteristics that are often the opposite of Steve Jobs. Cook is a character but not the same character that brought Apple to its current success. From the WSJ […]
We're getting some new details on Apple CEO Tim Cook from a forthcoming book on Apple in the post Steve Jobs era. The book is called "Haunted Empire: Apple After Steve Jobs." It was written by former Wall Street Journal Apple reporter Yukari Iwatani Kane. Show More Summary
The Wall Street Journal on Friday published an excerpt from an upcoming book detailing Apple's corporate culture since the passing of cofounder Steve Jobs, with the snippet offering perspective on Tim Cook's ascension within the company.
The Wall Street Journal today published a new excerpt from former WSJ reporter Yukari Iwatani Kane's new book Haunted Empire, Apple After Steve Jobs, offering a new look into the management style of Tim Cook. Kane notes that when Cook...Show More Summary
KoolPuck Wireless Charger by FoneSalesman Category: Charger Works With: iPhone 5 and up, 5th generation iPod Touch Price: £26.99 ($45.05) Steve Jobs famously argued that if five million people used the Mac, cutting its boot time down by 10 seconds … Read more ›
This image showing aspiring Silicon Valley legends sure looks… familiar. Don’t worry, though: this isn’t the cover of a strikingly original new Samsung biography, but rather a teaser poster for Mike Judge’s upcoming HBO comedy series, Silicon Valley. Borrowing its … Read more ›
There are two types of tech companies: The big ones — like Microsoft and Google — that have a bunch of different divisions doing different things, customizing their products for different needs. And then there are the intensely focused ones, the companies that are just trying to do one simple thing incredibly well, until they become the best at it. Show More Summary
David Fincher, the acclaimed director who was behind the camera for Aaron Sorkin's Academy Award winning "The Social Network," is said to be in talks to reteam for the film adaptation of Walter Isaacson's "Steve Jobs" biography.
Director David Fincher is in talks to direct the Aaron Sorkin-scripted Steve Jobs biopic based on Walter Isaacson's biography, claims The Hollywood Reporter. Sorkin last month completed the script for the film, which is said to takeShow More Summary
Here’s the reason, courtesy of a concept drawing from Xerox Palo Alto Research Center, where the graphical user interface was invented, and where Steve Jobs was introduced to the concept that was to lead to the Macintosh. 8BitFuture writes: When the graphical user interface was later developed by Xerox, however, the team found that the vertical pointer was […]