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Here’s what Apple has to do to sell Woz on the iWatch

Apple cofounder and all around geek legend Steve Wozniak is not a fan of most smartwatches he’s seen so far. In fact, Wozniak revealed earlier this year that he so hated Samsung’s first-generation Galaxy Gear that he decided to sell the device on eBay after less than a day. Show More Summary

Woz thinks wearables like the iWatch could be ‘a hard sell’

Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak has called the wearables product category — of which Apple’s eagerly-anticipated iWatch will be one — “a hard sell.” In an email exchange with CNet on Wednesday, the routinely outspoken Woz (who recently turned 64) noted … Read more ›

Steve Wozniak: un 'wearable' de Apple será difícil de vender

2 days agoNews : The Newsroom

El co-fundador de Apple cree que la empresa llevará los dispositivos de vestir a otro nivel, pero será difícil convencer al público en general.>

Happy birthday, Woz: Apple’s co-founder turns 64 today

Apple’s beloved co-founder Steve Wozniak turns 64 years old today. Steve Jobs may be the most admired figure to come out of Apple, but with his imperious distance from us mere mortals, he was hard to love. Wozniak, on the other … Read more ›

Fist Bumps Spread Fewer Germs Than Handshakes, Study Says

Fist bumps aren't just cool — they're also hygienically preferable to handshakes A recent UK study said fist bumps spread far fewer germs than the traditional handshake, and even the high five. See also: Steve Wozniak Fist Bumps DMXShow More Summary

Woz explains why early Apple employees vowed to ‘never, ever work for Steve Jobs again’

It’s no secret that Steve Jobs had a mixed reputation during his tenure at Apple, but there are few individuals with a better understanding of the man than Steve Wozniak. In a recent interview with the Milwaukee Business Journal, Wozniak discussed both sides of Jobs — the discerning, thoughtful business man and the demanding, off-putting boss. Show More Summary

Early Apple Employees Said They Would Never Work With Steve Jobs Again

If you dig even just a little bit into the history of Apple, you'll learn that former CEO and co-founder Steve Jobs wasn't the easiest person to work with. In fact, Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak recently revealed that many early Apple employees said they would never work with Jobs again given the chance, according to a recent interview. Show More Summary

Woz explains why he sold the ‘worthless’ Galaxy Gear after only a day

Just how truly terrible was the first-generation Samsung Galaxy Gear? It was so bad that even Samsung’s marketing wizards had a tough time making ads for it that weren’t horrible. And it was also so bad that Steve Wozniak, who despite...Show More Summary

Silicon Valley Moguls Push For Campaign Finance Reform

2 months agoTechnology : TechCrunch

When it comes to big money in politics, a group of tech magnates is fighting fire with fire — or super PAC with super PAC — according to a report from Reuters. Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak, Union Square Ventures’ Fred Wilson, PayPal...Show More Summary

Steve Jobs Nearly Blew Up His Third Grade Teacher

"His name is Steve. He likes to do pranks like you do, and he’s also into building electronics like you." When mutual friend Bill Fernandez introduced Steve Wozniak to Steve Jobs, he unwittingly changed computing history. The two were...Show More Summary

Awesome Stuff: Crowdfunding To Get Money Out Of Politics... Now With Steve Wozniak!

2 months agoIndustries / Law : Techdirt

Two weeks ago, we took a slight detour from our usual Awesome Stuff fare to talk about Larry Lessig's new crowdfunding project, MAYDAY.US, which aims to start a serious effort to significantly reduce the influence of money in politics. Show More Summary

Steve Wozniak wants you to support Mayday.US and get money out of politics

2 months agoOdd : Boing Boing

Apple co-founder, nerd legend, and all-round Good Guy Steve Wozniak has recorded an excellent video explaining why he's supporting Larry Lessig's Mayday.US super PAC, which is raising $5M to elect lawmakers who'll promise to vote to abolish super PACs and effect major campaign finance reform. Read the rest

Steve Wozniak helps crowdfund $5M for 'America’s Operating System'

S teve Wozniak designed Apple’s first-ever operating system for the Apple 1 computer in 1976, the bicentennial of America’s founding. Now the co-founder of Apple has turned his attention to another operating system closely related to...Show More Summary

Steve Wozniak's Troubled Company, Fusion-io, Is Being Rescued By A $1.1 Billion Acquisition (FIO)

SanDisk, a company that makes flash memory chips, has agreed to buy Fusion-io, one of the first companies to build enterprise storage using flash, for $1.1 billion. It agreed to pay $11.25 per share, a 21% premium over Fusion-io's stock price at the close of business Friday and a brilliant soft-landing for Fusion-io, which spent 2013 in a tailspin. Show More Summary

OS X Yosemite, iOS 8, Woz the Tetris Whiz, and More

3 months agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

It started with WWDC, Apple's annual conference where it announces all the year's new software stuff. It ended with Detroit decay and Steve Wozniak telling us about his tenure as the World's #1 Tetris Player. What a week it's been! Here's all the good stuff you might've missed. Read more...

Steve Wozniak Was A Total Boss At Tetris

Today marks the birthday of Tetris, the falling blocks game created by Alexey Pajitnov in 1984 that has had gaming fans hooked for the past thirty years. Perhaps none so more than Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak, who posted a comment on Gizmodo's piece about the iconic game, claiming that he was a Tetris superstar. Show More Summary

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