Let's just say things got a lot better after that. Let's just say things got a lot better after that. It's 2001. Steve Jobs is back at Apple trying to right the ship and re-energize the company. He did. And it all started on a day 15...Show More Summary
Apple.com turned twenty-years old just a few days ago, neatly encompassing what is now referred to as “modern Apple”, after Steve Jobs returned to the company in 1997. This video highlights every major event in Apple’s timeline as a time lapse of its homepages from when the website began in 1996 to the present day. more… Filed under: Apple
The iPod turns 15 years old this week. First announced on October 23, 2001, the device and later it's closed link to Apple's iTunes download store changed the music industry forever. But at first, the iPod was not a hit. Few were willing to throw down $400 for a 5GB...
October 24, 1988: Three years after leaving Apple, 33-year-old Steve Jobs prepares to launch the NeXT Computer, a machine he hopes will cement his reputation as a tech genius and blow away the computers being released by his former company. Show More Summary
On Sunday, Apple's original iPod celebrated the 15th anniversary of its launch on October 23, 2001. The reveal of the iPod by former Apple CEO Steve Jobs in 2001 was preceded by the usual breadcrumb trail of mystery, rumors, and leaks, with most reports pointing to a new "breakthrough digital device" coming from the company later in the month. Show More Summary
Nobuyuki “Nobi” Hayashi, recalling the introduction of the original iPod 15 years ago this week: Steve Jobs insisted that Apple has no intention of stealing away he sales of the music industry; remember this was way before iTunes Music Store. Show More Summary
Photo by Diane Bondareff/ Invision for Disney Consumer Products/AP Images In the sixties, when iTunes was still just a twinkle in Steve Jobs’ eye, the Grateful Dead figured out something very important. Back then the music industry put all of their effort into selling records. Concerts were just an advertising campaign [...]
Addition by subtraction can only help 'The Walking Dead'... and the same is true for you. That's what Steve Jobs would have done. (And oh yeah. Even though I shouldn't have to tell you: spoiler alert.)
Although there are famous examples of company founders who were able to switch gears as their startups expanded - Bill Gates, Steve Jobs, and Michael Dell are often cited - there are many more examples where founders start to quickly...Show More Summary
If you're a gadget fan of a certain age (cough), you're about to feel ancient: Apple's iPod just turned 15 years old. Steve Jobs unveiled the first version of the media player at an event on Apple's campus on October 23rd, 2001. To say that it had a wild ride after that would be an understatement. Show More Summary
Fifteen years ago today, on October 23, 2001, Apple cofounder and former chief executive Steve Jobs unveiled the iPod, nine months after Apple introduced the iTunes music software. Speaking at an event at Apple headquarters, Jobs was his confident self, showing how he thought he had what it would take to outdo other companies with […]
Michael Geary has been a programmer living in Silicon Valley since before the world called it Silicon Valley. And he's got some incredible stories to tell. For instance, he's pretty convinced he was the first person ever fired by Steve...Show More Summary
During the original iPhone introduction, Steve Jobs referenced a favorite quote of his from legendary computer scientist Alan Kay: "People who are really serious about software should make their own hardware." This philosophy has formed...Show More Summary
South Korea is Samsung country, but that’s not stopping a local museum in Guri, Gyeongg from staging an honorary exhibition to the late founder of Apple, Steve Jobs. Featuring a range of Apple computers starting with 1977’s Apple II and running through to the iMac models Jobs oversaw upon his return to the company in […] (via Cult of Mac - Tech and culture through an Apple lens)
Apple will announce new Mac computers on October 27 at an event in Cupertino, California. The invite to the event actually harkens back to the first-ever Macintosh with its tagline, "Hello again." In 1984, Apple launched the original...Show More Summary
It’s widely known that the Apple founder was so enamoured of Gould’s recording of the Goldberg Variations that he arranged for executives to be lectured by experts on Glenn’s pianism. Not everyone, however, is convinced by the legend. Toronto psychiatrist Robin Roger has listened to one of the experts and found him wanting. She also […]
I’m not entirely sure why a pseudo-confirmed relationship between one of the most famous actors in the world and a successful director who looks like Steve Jobs and Michael Fassbender had a giant baby and sent it to film school isn’t exciting me as much as it should, but it isn’t! Read more...
A secret known to exceptional achievers like Warren Buffett and Steve Jobs. And now you.
David Bunnell (1947-2016), founder of Macworld, PCWorld, and PC Magazine, passed away on Tuesday at his home in Berkeley, California. He was 69 years old. Without him, our website and sister sites wouldn’t be what they are today. Below,...Show More Summary
In the old days Steve Jobs used to talk about personal computers being like fractional horsepower motors. The kind of thing you'd use to create an air conditioner or lawn mower, for example. A Mac was like that, but for computers. We had much success a few years back with the idea of a fractional horsepower HTTP server. Show More Summary