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Topic: Steve Jobs

Universal drops Steve Jobs movie from thousands of theaters after poor box office results

11/09/2015, 10:11 am

Tepid interest from moviegoers has led Universal to pull the Danny Boyle-helmed film chronicling the life of Apple's late cofounder from more than 2,000 theaters, leaving the picture on only a few hundred domestic screens.


Steve Jobs considered an 'Apple Car' in 2008, iPod creator remembers

11/04/2015, 09:11 am

The idea of a so-called 'Apple Car' has been gestating within the company for some time, as former iPod chief and Nest CEO Tony Fadell revealed that Steve Jobs toyed with the idea back in 2008.


Steve Jobs promoted opportunities for women at Apple, NeXT

11/03/2015, 03:11 pm

A panel involving several women who worked at Apple and NeXT in the early days of personal computing recently discussed Steve Jobs' relentless drive to build new products, particularly noting how treated women as equally capable to achieve greatness.


Aaron Sorkin's 'Steve Jobs' flops at the box office

10/25/2015, 09:10 pm

"Steve Jobs," the dramatic, fictionalized depiction of Apple's cofounder written by Aaron Sorkin and starring Michael Fassbender, has flopped on its national release, bringing in just $7.3 million for a film that cost $30 million to make.


Separating fact from fiction in Aaron Sorkin's 'Steve Jobs' film

10/25/2015, 08:10 pm

Aaron Sorkin's big screen retelling of Walter Isaacson's Steve Jobs biography is engaging, entertaining and comes highly recommended, but I am concerned audiences will think what they see on screen is factually accurate. It's not.


Steve Jobs movie nets highest per-theater average of 2015 on opening weekend

10/12/2015, 09:10 am

In a limited run this weekend at just four theaters in New York City and Los Angeles, Danny Boyle's Steve Jobs biopic managed to smash per-theater averages for any movie released in 2015 so far.


This week on AppleInsider: Steve Jobs tributes, iPhone & Watch launches, iOS security & more

10/10/2015, 07:10 am

This week saw Apple honor Steve Jobs on the fourth anniversary of his death, and simultaneously make a series of small-scale product announcements, while putting out fires related to iPhone battery life and iOS security.


Jony Ive remembers Steve Jobs' 'simple focus' on creating the beautiful and great

10/07/2015, 08:10 pm

Adding his voice to recent remembrances of late Apple cofounder Steve Jobs, company CDO Jony Ive told attendees of the Vanity Fair New Establishment Summit that his memory of Jobs has been distilled over the four years since his death.


Watch: Newly released video shows 'softer side' of late Apple cofounder Steve Jobs

10/07/2015, 02:10 pm

Clips of an internal Apple video show the "softer side" of Steve Jobs as he addresses Apple workers in 2007, just one day before the launch of the first-generation iPhone.


From analog to digital: How Danny Boyle's 'Steve Jobs' captures the rapid advancement of technology

10/06/2015, 11:10 am

The film "Steve Jobs" is set in three different time periods over a 14-year span, each presented in a visually distinct way by director Danny Boyle, reflecting the fast-paced evolution of modern technology.


Four years after the death of Steve Jobs, Michael Fassbender talks about portraying an icon

10/05/2015, 01:10 pm

Actor Michael Fassbender spent nearly half a year learning about and portraying Steve Jobs, in a performance audiences will finally have the opportunity to see more than four years after the Apple cofounder's passing.


Laurene Powell Jobs 'repeatedly' tried to halt Universal's Steve Jobs film, report says

10/05/2015, 11:10 am

Laurene Powell Jobs -- the widow of Apple co-founder Steve Jobs -- reportedly tried several times to halt the development of the Universal biopic about her former husband.


Tim Cook marks anniversary of Steve Jobs's death, remembers a leader, mentor, and 'dear friend'

10/05/2015, 09:10 am

Monday is the fourth anniversary of the death of Steve Jobs, a solemn occasion remembered by Apple Chief Executive Tim Cook in an email sent to his company's staff, in which he recalled a "brilliant person" who left an undeniable impact on those around him.


Talent behind 'Steve Jobs' didn't worry about looking like or appeasing their real-life counterparts

10/04/2015, 04:10 pm

The actors who bring the film "Steve Jobs" to life went to great lengths to get to personally know the real-life people they were portraying. But in the end, they weren't worried about closely matching their physical appearance, or even making them happy about how they were depicted.


Review: 'Steve Jobs' an electric depiction of Apple's enigmatic founder

10/03/2015, 07:10 pm

A humanizing, honest and emotional portrayal of the complex man who cofounded Apple, "Steve Jobs" is a deeply satisfying film grounded by sharp dialogue and a stellar cast. AppleInsider had a chance to view the film in New York on Saturday, and also to participate participate in a Q&A with the talent behind the production.


Sorkin apologizes for remarks about Apple's Tim Cook, says both parties went too far

09/26/2015, 08:09 pm

The screenwriter behind Universal's Steve Jobs biopic, Aaron Sorkin, apologized on Saturday for his response to remarks by Apple CEO Tim Cook, who last week said that filmmakers were being "opportunistic" making movies about the Apple co-founder.


Second trailer for 'Steve Jobs' film shows conflicts over family, Apple leadership

09/17/2015, 01:09 pm

Universal on Thursday released a second full trailer for the Danny Boyle-directed "Steve Jobs" biopic, mixing scenes of darker moments in the Apple co-founder's life with glimpses at his ambition.


Steve Jobs left Apple on his own, wasn't forced out, Wozniak says

09/13/2015, 11:09 pm

The popular narrative that Steve Jobs was removed from Apple by board fiat after losing a war for control with then-CEO John Sculley is not entirely accurate, according to Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak.


Review: 'Steve Jobs: The Man in the Machine'

09/08/2015, 06:09 pm

Documentarian Alex Gibney's take on the life and times of Apple cofounder Steve Jobs poses provocative questions, but is too light on new information, too one-sided and at times too rudderless to answer them itself.


First 'Steve Jobs' review calls film 'must-see,' hails Michael Fassbender's 'enthralling' performance

09/06/2015, 02:09 pm

Writer Aaron Sorkin's forthcoming "Steve Jobs" biopic screened at the Telluride Film Festival this weekend, and the first review has emerged with considerable praise, calling the movie an unconventionally constructed, "brilliant" piece of filmmaking.