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Topic: Steve Jobs

Jony Ive talks Steve Jobs's vision for Apple Park, design inspiration from 'Star Wars'

07/26/2017, 10:07 am

A wide-ranging conversation with Apple's Chief Design Officer Jony Ive discusses how the ultimate execution of Apple Park hews very close to founder Steve Jobs's vision for the project, and how he inspired Star Wars director J.J. Abrams, and vice versa.

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Flash is dead: Adobe announces end-of-life plans, will stop distribution in 2020

07/25/2017, 12:07 pm

Citing pressure from HTML5, WebGL, and WebAssembly, Adobe has announced that it will end development and distribution of Flash Player at the end of 2020, and encourage content creators to migrate any existing Flash content to open formats.

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Steve Jobs opera set to premier this week after two years of preparation

07/19/2017, 10:07 pm

Almost two years after the Santa Fe Opera commissioned "The (R)evolution of Steve Jobs," the narrative, music and rehearsals are complete and the production is set to open this Saturday as part of a limited six-show run.

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New video features Scott Forstall, Tony Fadell, Greg Christie discussing early iPhone development

06/26/2017, 09:06 am

Celebrations of the tenth anniversary of the iPhone continue, with former Apple executives Scott Forstall, Tony Fadell and Greg Christie discussing the early iPhone development process in a new interview.

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Apple's Tim Cook talks HomePod, AR, personal legacy & more in new interview excerpt

06/15/2017, 09:06 am

In an interview excerpt published on Thursday, Apple CEO Tim Cook commented on a variety of topics, including how much time he spends thinking about what people will say about his legacy at Apple.

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Apple's senior arborist reveals Steve Jobs wanted Apple Park to recreate old Silicon Valley landscape

06/02/2017, 11:06 am

As the external completion of Apple Park draws nearer, an interview with Apple senior arborist David Muffly reveals how he became the man in charge of planting the 9,000 trees and other shrubbery around the new Cupertino campus, and founder Steve Jobs' plan to recreate the local landscape before it became the modern-day Silicon Valley.

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Steve Jobs wanted Jeff Goldblum to be 'voice of Apple'

05/17/2017, 12:05 am

In a recent interview, prolific actor Jeff Goldblum, best known for his work in movies like Jurassic Park and The Fly, revealed Apple cofounder Steve Jobs personally reached out many years ago to be "the voice of Apple."

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Long-time Apple and consumer technology journalist Walt Mossberg retiring

04/07/2017, 12:04 pm

Heralded tech journalist Walt Mossberg is retiring in June after a 47-year career, 26 of it exclusively focusing on consumer technology including extensive coverage of Apple, and a great deal of time with Apple cofounder Steve Jobs.

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Rare photos of 'Apple II Forever' media event surface, reveal Apple keynote progenitor

03/23/2017, 08:03 pm

A set of photographs taken during Apple's 1984 announcement of the Apple IIc surfaced online on Thursday, showing company cofounders Steve Jobs and Steve Wozniak taking part in a media bonanza that would serve as a model of contemporary Apple keynotes.

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Steve Jobs initially blasted Genius Bars at Apple stores, says former retail head

03/06/2017, 12:03 pm

Apple co-founder Steve Jobs was originally resistant to the idea of the Genius Bar, now a signature feature of every Apple store, former retail head Ron Johnson said in a recent podcast.

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Cook pledges support to pro users, talks Trump at Apple's annual shareholder meeting in Cupertino

02/28/2017, 02:02 pm

Apple on Tuesday held its annual shareholder meeting, where the company's board was re-elected, Ernst and Young was named its accounting firm, and a number of shareholder proposals were rejected. AppleInsider was there and offers notes of interest from the proceedings.

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February Apple Park drone footage shows completed R&D facility, near-final solar installations

02/27/2017, 09:02 am

With the move-in date fast approaching, a new video has been published showing the advances that the construction teams have made on the newly christened Apple Park headquarters and Steve Jobs Theater in the last month.

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Editorial: The future of Steve Jobs' iPad vision for Post-PC computing

02/26/2017, 01:02 am

In 2010, Steve Jobs introduced the first iPad as a new product category between the smartphone and notebook. It ended up dramatically shifting demand in the PC industry, but sales have since plateaued. Here's what Apple can do, has done and is doing to build iPad into the Post-PC future of computing.

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Apple's Tim Cook marks Steve Jobs's 62nd birthday on Twitter

02/24/2017, 10:02 am

Apple CEO Tim Cook took to Twitter on Friday to mark what would've been the 62nd birthday of his predecessor, company co-founder Steve Jobs.

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Apple Park's campus auditorium named 'Steve Jobs Theater,' opens later in year

02/22/2017, 08:02 am

As part of the new "spaceship" campus, now called "Apple Park," Apple is commemorating its legendary cofounder, naming the auditorium that overlooks the facility "Steve Jobs Theater."

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'Apple Cafe' from 1996 shows early work on branded retail presence

02/13/2017, 02:02 pm

Designers of an "Apple Cafe," what may have been the predecessor to the Apple Store, have revealed in an interview about what could have been, just prior to Steve Jobs's return to the company.

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Tim Cook talks Steve Jobs as inspiration, immigration executive order at University of Glasgow

02/08/2017, 03:02 pm

Apple CEO Tim Cook spoke at his honorary degree ceremony at the University of Glasgow, discussing what motivations graduates should use for employment, President Trump's immigration executive order, and Steve Jobs as his main professional inspiration.

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Apple Music's Jimmy Iovine talks joining Apple, intersection of tech and music

02/07/2017, 02:02 pm

A new interview with Apple Music executive Jimmy Iovine discusses what led the executive to join the Apple Music project and the challenging times ahead for both streaming services, and the recording industry.

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10 years after Apple axed 'Computer' from its name, Tesla tosses 'Motors'

02/01/2017, 02:02 pm

In a move that carries some parallels to the company formerly known as Apple Computer from a decade ago, Tesla on Wednesday announced it will no longer be known as Tesla Motors, signaling that it is more than just a car company.

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Former Apple engineer says company more rigid, less competitive under Tim Cook than Steve Jobs

01/18/2017, 11:01 am

Under Tim Cook -- who assumed the CEO reins from Steve Jobs in 2011 -- Apple has become a more hierarchical company, where people largely stick to the tasks they were hired for, according former Apple engineer Bob Burrough.

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