Steve Jobs

Happy birthday, iPhone – 5 years old! Time to celebrate…

June 29, 2012
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Today, Apple’s iPhone turns 5. This day, in 2007, the original iPhone was released to the consumers. Unfortunately Steve Jobs can’t be with us today to celebrate as he passed away October 5th 2011, so let’s remember him by watching the video of Steve Jobs presenting iPhone to the public for the very first time […]

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Searching for the Thinnest Smartphone

June 17, 2012
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In today’s smartphone market, consumers are on the hunt for items with the most cutting edge and advanced features. Some people have to sell an old smartphone just so that they can they can have enough money and have that state-of-the-art phone. That being said, the question is, does size matter? Well, it does in […]

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Apple shuts down “Ping”, their social media network

June 14, 2012
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With the next release of iTunes, Ping will no longer exist. Apple has decided to pull the plug to its own social media network, which was launched in September 2010. It never really took off and it couldn’t get the Facebook integration it wanted. Back when it launched, Steve Jobs said Facebook had such high […]

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Apple to end up like Sony?

May 2, 2012
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Without Steve Jobs, Apple will not be able to continue to produce “magical” products. At least that’s what George Colony from Forrester (analytics company) writes on his blog. Even though Apple continues to beat their own records every time they release new financial statements, George Colony thinks that Apple will eventually end up like Sony […]

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Apple CEO, Tim Cook, visits China – to discuss iPhone 5?

March 27, 2012
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Steve Jobs, Apple’s late co-founder, apparently never went to China, at least not on official Apple business. But the new CEO, Tim Cook, just went there and he visited the Apple Store in Joy City, a shopping mall in Xidan, Beijing. Local news posted a photo of Tim taking time to pose with a fan, […]

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Steve Jobs tried to buy Dropbox in 2009

October 19, 2011
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According to Forbes, Steve Jobs invited Dropbox founders Drew Houston and Arash Ferdowski on a visit back in 2009, where Steve surprised them with a very generous offer to purchase Dropbox. It is rumored that Steve Jobs was willing to pay a nine digit-digit price. At that time, Dropbox had only existed for two years […]

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Steve Jobs – the king of keynotes? Some highlights from his keynotes…

October 4, 2011
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Steve Jobs recently left his position as CEO at Apple and instead became a member of the board. And so, it is doubtful that we will see him back on the stage anytime soon, doing one of this keynotes where he presents the figures, products and his “one more thing”. Here’s a look at some […]

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Tim Cook – Apple’s CEO replacement for Steve Jobs

August 26, 2011
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Yesterday Steve Jobs decided to step down as CEO for Apple, after health issues for quite a while. He does remain a member of the board though, so hopefully his ideas will remain within Apple. His replacement, Tim Cook, has already been running Apple for the past 6 months or something while Steve Jobs was […]

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Apple to unveil iOS 5, Mac OS X Lion and iCloud at WWDC

June 1, 2011
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Apple just announced in a press release that it will be unveiling iOS 5, Mac OS X Lion and iCloud at the next WWDC to begin on Monday June 6th. Steve Jobs himself will, as usual, take the stage at the opening keynote address to make the announcements. Usually Apple doesn’t release such information before […]

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Apple presents iPad 2 & iOS 4.3 — Yeah, I’m getting one!

March 2, 2011
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To some surprise, Steve Jobs himself took the stage during his medical leave of absence, as he “didn’t want to miss it”, as he said, since they had been working on the product (iPad 2) for awhile. Before the iPad 2 presentation, Steve Jobs explained how 100 million books were downloaded so far from iBooks […]

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Apple CEO, Steve Jobs, takes medical leave. Tim Cook in charge.

January 17, 2011
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BusinessWire has posted a message sent from Steve Jobs to all Apple employees, indicating that he will be taking a medical leave of absence to focus on his health. There’s no mentioning of how long he’s going to be away but he will still be involved in major strategic decisions, though Tim Cook will run […]

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Flash no longer included on Macs per default

October 27, 2010
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The new MacBook Air from Apple comes without Flash pre-installed, something which Mac’s have had for a long time. But as you might know, Steve Jobs is not a big fan of Flash and Flash is not even possible on the iPhone, iPod Touch and iPad. Apple is now doing the same as Microsoft by […]

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Wrapup: Apple’s “Back to the Mac”-event. OS X 10.7 Lion, iLife ’11, FaceTime, Mac App Store, MacBook Air.

October 20, 2010
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Apple and Steve Jobs just wrapped up their October 20th “Back to the Mac” Apple event in San Francisco with a bunch of new stuff. Here are the highlights: Mac OS X 10.7 “Lion” & Mac App Store The next big cat in the OS X line will be the “Lion” for OS X 10.7. […]

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Apple now allowing Flash-based apps in App Store

September 11, 2010

No, you still cannot use Flash on any of the iOS devices like you can on your desktop computer, but, Apple has changed their developer guidelines to allow Flash-based applications, meaning that Adobe’s tool to (more or less) convert Flash applications into App Store-apps, might become useful again. Steve Jobs did say on June 3rd […]

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Ready for iPhone iOS 4.1 update tomorrow?

September 6, 2010
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Well, you don’t have to do anything, really. It’s just a matter of hitting that “Update”-button in your shiny new iTunes 10 and you’re good to go. But now that you’re here anyway, let me just real quick highlight some of the new things you can look forward to trying out sometime during tomorrow once […]

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Wrapup: Apple Music Event September 1st – iOS, iPods, AppleTV, AirPlay

September 1, 2010
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Steve Jobs and Apple just wrapped up their September 1st music event in San Francisco, showing us the next two updates to iOS, new iPods, new AppleTV, new iTunes, new AirPlay (previously AirTunes) and a new social media site called Ping. Here’s a complete overview of all that has happened in the 1.5 hour long […]

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Apple Live Video Streaming of September 1st Event – for Mac’s & iOS only!

September 1, 2010
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Awesome! For the first time since early 2000, I think, Apple is back with online streaming from one of their events and it’s all going to happen today/tonight (depending on where in the world you’re located, it’s tonight for me). An interesting twist though, Apple’s press release on the matter states that: Apple® will broadcast […]

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Flash Coming to iPhone in Skyfire Web Browser?

August 31, 2010
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Apple is usually rather strict about which apps to let into their App Store, especially if they duplicate features of built-in iPhone apps. Nevertheless, Opera Mini was (surprisingly) approved some time ago and also Atomic Web Browser has been approved. Now there’s a new browser just around the corner, called Skyfire. According to MobileCrunch, it’s […]

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Wrap-up: Apple’s Record Earnings Q3 Fiscal Results 2010

July 21, 2010
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Last night (for Europeans), Apple posted its Q3 earnings for fiscal year 2010. And, I know this might sound as an old record going in loop, but Apple once again beat its own records with an amazing $15.7 billion in revenue and a profit of $3.35 billion. Apple was already the second most valuable company […]

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Apple: Free Bumpers for Everyone & Antenna Problem Blown out of Proportion

July 16, 2010
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Apple just wrapped up a press conference in Cupertino a few minutes ago, where they went through a bunch of data on the antenna issue which has become known as “the antennagate”. Steve Jobs doesn’t believe the issues with the iPhone 4 antenna are any bigger than what other smartphones are experiencing. Only 0.55% of […]

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iPhone 4: Will It Blend? I Think You Already Know…

July 1, 2010
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Despite being painful to watch for us without an iPhone 4 yet, this is perhaps the most funny Will It Blend video yet. The guys behind it are putting in a bit more effort now, instead of just throwing the stuff into the blender and watch it get smashed. This time, Tom Dickson just so […]

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iPhone 4 Sales Reaches 1.7 Million in Three Days

June 28, 2010
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Apple issued a press release today, stating that 1.7 million iPhone 4 has been sold during Thursday June 24th and Saturday June 26th (both included). Even though the 1.7 million units sold also includes the 600,000 pre-orders, it’s still an impressive number – and the best product launch in the history of Apple, according to […]

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Latest from Steve Jobs on the iPhone 4 Antenna Issues: “Stay Tuned”

June 27, 2010
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Everybody who’s remotely interested in either Apple, iPhone or tech news in general, will by now have heard about the iPhone 4 antenna issues. If you haven’t, well basically if you connect the two parts of the outside antenna (the stainless steel band), you will lose reception. Apple first “confirmed” in a statement that antenna […]

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Steve Jobs Responds To iPhone 4 Antenna Issues: “Just don’t hold it that way”

June 25, 2010
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Bad Apple. Very bad Apple!! It’s one thing to actually have antenna issues with new iPhone 4, and we’re not even sure yet it’s an issue with all of the phones – a quick poll by Engadget shows that over half of the replies are having issues with reception bars dropping (but about 1/3 of […]

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