Despite Steve Jobs' dislike of styluses as pointing and writing devices for smartphones and tablets, a lot of people find the pointy sticks to be a necessity for accuracy. But there are still some issues with styluses -- they're usually more...
Looks like Steve Ballmer is enjoying his new job as owner of the Los Angeles Clippers. The former Microsoft CEO is, shall we say, an expressive guy (click here to see what we mean), and he did not disappoint at a fan rally held last night at the Staples Center. Show More Summary
Steve Jobs and his reality distortion field are no longer with us for epic keynotes and marketing blitzes, but an Apple reseller in China has come up with the next best thing: an Steve Jobs wax statue touting the iPhone … Read more ...
Xerox? Pff, not even in the same league as His Jobsiness Steve Jobs was well known for the size of his cojones, but it turns out that his former employer Atari had even better balls than him.…
20 years ago, your smartphone wasn't even a twinkle in Steve Jobs's eye. Nevertheless, 1994 was a momentous year for the tech industry. It was the year the World Wide Web was born, a.k.a. the Internet as we know it today. There were no smartphones, no iPads, no flat-screen TVs... Show More Summary
By now, it’s obvious that Xiaomi is heavily inspired by Apple’s product design. The Chinese company’s founder even dresses up like Steve Jobs at events and uses the “One More Thing” presentation gimmick. Now we’ve been given a look at … Read more ›
Steve Ballmer was never really a great culture fit for Microsoft CEO. He hawked operating systems at the same decibel as an infomercial salesman and sweated out his enthusiasm for developers. Ballmer seems far more at ease, however, in his new role as owner of the Los Angeles Clippers. Read more...
Wired has an interesting profile out this morning on Jim Yurchenco, a now-retired engineer whose career virtually started with the task of helping create the first mouse for Apple and Steve Jobs: Yurchenco was just a year or two out of school when he got a call from an old Stanford pal, David Kelley. Kelley had just started […]
Looks like Chinese device maker, Xiaomi, is taking its "Apple of the East" tag too literally. First, their CEO brazenly copies Steve Jobs' signature look, sitting cross-legged on the floor and everything. And now, Xiaomi's latest version of Android shamelessly rips off iOS 7. Read more...
The Beatles, Apple and Microsoft, even Picasso and Matisse -- rivals made better and fueled by a great competitor
When you start looking at a problem and it seems really simple, you don’t really understand the complexity of the problem. Then you get into the problem, and you see that it’s really complicated, and you come up with all these convoluted solutions. That’s sort of the middle, and that’s where most people stop… But the […]
Patently Apple directs us to a rather ridiculous class action lawsuit filed by an Apple shareholder against Apple directors and the estate of Steve Jobs. The lawsuit stems from the no-poaching agreements Apple tacitly entered into with a number of...
Steve Jobs was known for speaking out loud, dreaming big and acting upon his thoughts. While it’s been just a few short years since his passing, fans have been able to see his characteristics shine through other personalities. The late … Read more ›
An Apple shareholder has filed a class action lawsuit against Apple’s board and the estate of Steve Jobs, Patently Apple reports. The lawsuit is based on another suit involving Apple’s anti-poaching agreement with Google, Adobe, Intel — that case recently saw the defendants’ settlement proposal rejected. Show More Summary
Piling onto Apple's anti-poaching courtroom saga, a new lawsuit seeks damages on behalf of shareholders for financial losses related to alleged misconduct by senior directors, including late cofounder Steve Jobs and current CEO Tim Cook.
Never has a tweet been more true, or potentially more disastrous for a vendor. Years ago Google's Andy Rubin, stung by Steve Jobs' criticism that Android wasn't truly open, tweeted that anyone could fork - i.e., modify - Android, making it "open" in the truest sense of the word. Show More Summary
As of a few weeks ago, it looked like Kate Gosselin’s bodyguard was finally going to ditch the Gosselin clan and return to his wife. But while he is believed to have left his bodyguard job, Steve Neild seems to be having a harder time extracting Kate from his life. He was recently spotted on […]
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An ebullient Steve Ballmer welcomed on Tuesday word that he is officially the next owner of the Clippers, saying the team will be “all about the coach and the players and my job will be to set them free to do their jobs.”
Are Kim and Kanye as iconic as they think they are?? Kelly Cutrone Says KimYe Aren’t Fashion Icons Kanye West once said he’s as important to fashion as Apple founder Steve Jobs was to technology. But high fashion publicist Kelly