When Steve Jobs unveiled the iPhone at Macworld San Francisco in 2007, the sales pitch was simple yet tantalizing: a revolutionary mobile phone, a breakthrough Internet communicator, and a widescreen iPod with touch controls. When we finally got our hands on one months later, we realized it was much, much more than that. Show More Summary
Steve Jobs envisioned a building that would inspire employees to greatness.
On the iPhone’s 10th birthday, former Apple executives Scott Forstall, Tony Fadell and Greg Christie recount the arduous process of turning Steve Jobs’s vision into one of the best-selling products ever made.
My easy like Sunday morning train reads: • • Bust Your Phone Again? These Teens Are Here to Help—For a Price (Wall Street Journal) see also The iPhone only exists because Steve Jobs ‘hated this guy at Microsoft’ (The Guardian) • • An...Show More Summary
A newly-published video shows that while construction and landscaping work is at an advanced stage at Apple Park, it remains underway, particularly at some satellite buildings including the Steve Jobs Theater.
Apple's massive new spaceship campus, officially called "Apple Park," is nearly complete and should officially open later this year. New drone footage reveals how glorious the main campus and the Steve Jobs Theater look just as the sun is setting. The new 2.8 million-square-foot headquarters will be home to over 12,000 Apple employees. Show More Summary
Earlier this week, satellite footage highlighted the progress Apple has made in construction on Apple Park, showing the new campus go from skeleton form to near completion. Now, Duncan Sinfield is back with his newest drone footage, offering our clearest look yet at Steve Jobs Theater. more…
The Mini Museum is a small, self-contained cabinet of curiosity in a lucite box. This third edition contains such wonders as a Spinosaurus bone, rotor from a WWII Enigma machine, sliver of one of Pelé's soccer balls, and a tiny swatch from Steve Jobs' turtleneck. Show More Summary
The future of Travis Kalanick and Uber, the company he ran until this week, remain deeply intertwined.
The resignation of Uber’s Travis Kalanick this week punctuated an unusually steep fall for a highflying chief executive. But the emergence of an employee petition calling for his return — combined with his outsize voting power on a board that still includes longtime allies — makes clear that his future and the company’s are likely […]
Former Apple exec Scott Forstall reveals the story of the hostility that gave birth to the iPhone's design.
MOUNTAIN VIEW — You might think a product as revolutionary as Apple's iPhone might have been born out of some unique insight or high-minded feeling. You would be wrong. According to Scott Forstall, the iPhone's co-inventor, the roots...Show More Summary
While at Apple, Scott Forstall was in charge of developing the software that runs on iPhones, and he was a close friend of late CEO Steve Jobs. "He and I would go to the cafeteria at Apple all the time, and he would insist on paying....Show More Summary
Uber CEO Travis Kalanick's surprise resignation is drawing comparisons to another Silicon Valley ouster, that of Steve Jobs on his first go-round with Apple in 1985. Here's a look at what people are saying, including the pushback against those comparisons: Deja vu: "This is shocking," writes Axios editor Dan Primack....
While at Apple, Scott Forstall was in charge of developing the software that runs on iPhones, and he was a close friend of late CEO Steve Jobs. Jobs has a famously deserved reputation as a difficult person to work with, but during an...Show More Summary
In a rare interview with the Computer History Museum, former iOS head Scott Forstal revealed that the original iPhone would never have existed without Steve Jobs’ dislike of one particular Microsoft employee. The technology that would...Show More Summary
Scott Forstall — a designer who led Apple’s iOS software division under Steve Jobs — has revealed the surprising history behind the company’s first touchscreen prototype, which would ultimately go on to inspire the iPhone. Speaking candidly at an event on Tuesday, Forstall told how Jobs was driven on to create the device after growing […]
Steve Jobs unveiled the first iPhone in January, 2007, before an adoring congregation, in his signature “Sermon on the Mount” style. On June 29, it became available to the public. Ten years later, the phone has spread like Christianity. There are 1 billion iPhones in use, and the device represents...
The design of the original iPhone has surprising origin story. The now iconic design came about because of a personal grudge Steve Jobs had against a Microsoft exec. SEE ALSO: The iPhone almost looked completely different, and, well,...Show More Summary
Steve Jobs, the late cofounder and CEO of Apple, was known as much for his difficult managerial style and confrontational attitude as he was for his unrivaled product vision. In his first public appearance in five years, ex-Apple exec and iPhone co-inventor Scott Forstall said that there was a lot more to Jobs than met the eye. Show More Summary