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Topic: Steve Jobs

Apple wins patents for iPhone & iPad designs by Steve Jobs & Jony Ive

12/04/2012, 12:12 pm

Apple on Tuesday secured ownership of a number of key design-related patents covering the iPhone 4, credited in part to Steve Jobs, as well as the L-shaped MagSafe charging connector, and the iPad with Smart Cover.


'jOBS' biopic to close Sundance Film Festival in January

12/03/2012, 05:12 pm

In an announcement on Monday, the Sundance Film Festival revealed that the jOBS biopic starring Ashton Kutcher will premier on the last day of the event which runs from Jan. 17 to 27, and will take the honor of being the event's closing film.


News Corp's iPad newspaper 'The Daily' shutting down Dec. 15

12/03/2012, 08:12 am

The Daily, a News Corporation publication that debuted on the iPad and was developed in cooperation with Apple, will cease to be on Dec. 15.


Steve Jobs film to consist entirely of scenes before product unveilings

11/15/2012, 01:11 pm

The award winning screenwriter scripting a movie on the life of Steve Jobs has revealed that the entire film will consist of three scenes that will take place before the unveiling of the original Mac, NeXT, and the iPod.


Steve Jobs described as 'real person' in recount of chance meeting

11/10/2012, 07:11 pm

A query posed on popular question-and-answer website Quora revealed an interesting tale of one man's brush with the late Steve Jobs, offering a rare glimpse into the secretive tech mogul's routine private life.


Pixar dedicates main campus building to late CEO Steve Jobs

11/06/2012, 09:11 pm

Pixar, maker of films such as Finding Nemo and the new movie Brave, named the main building on its campus after late Apple cofounder Steve Jobs, who helped finance and guide the studio before it became a household name.


Jony Ive expected to replace iOS, OS X textures with clean edges & flat surfaces

11/01/2012, 12:11 pm

Software designed to look like real-life textures, such as linen or felt, is expected to become a thing of the past at Apple now that designer Jony Ive has taken over the user interfaces of iOS and OS X.


Jony Ive's minimalist designs could reshape the future of iOS, OS X

10/30/2012, 07:10 pm

Apple's chief executive Tim Cook announced a new role for Jonathan Ive, the company's senior vice president of industrial design: taking the lead in directing the design of the company's software, too.


Forstall's firing reportedly met with 'quiet jubilation' at Apple

10/30/2012, 08:10 am

Employees at Apple are said to be extremely satisfied with the ouster of iOS software chief Scott Forstall, who had apparently worn out his welcome at the company.


Steve Jobs' Apple inspired super yacht revealed in Netherlands

10/28/2012, 06:10 pm

"Venus," the Philippe Starck-designed super yacht commissioned by late Apple cofounder Steve Jobs, was officially launched in Aalsmeer by Dutch custom ship builder Feadship on Sunday, with Jobs' family on-hand for the unveiling.


Rare Jobs documentary highlights early days of NeXT

10/22/2012, 07:10 pm

A documentary from the 1980s focusing on the early days of NeXT shows late Apple cofounder Steve Jobs at work behind the scenes at his second computer startup, offering a rare glimpse at how the tech guru handled his charges and what he thought of the future of personal computing.


Product leaks prompt Apple CEO Tim Cook to take security to new levels

10/22/2012, 01:10 pm

Security practices at Apple under Tim Cook are now even tighter than they were when Steve Jobs was at the helm, according to a new in-depth look at the company's secrecy.


Years of patent suit losses prompted Apple to strike back with iPhone filings

10/08/2012, 08:10 am

Apple's patent filings and subsequent attacks related to the iPhone were reportedly a part of a "deliberate decision over the last decade," stemming from its own losses in intellectual property lawsuits.


One year after his death, Apple shares video tribute to Steve Jobs [u]

10/05/2012, 07:10 am

Friday marks one year since the death of Steve Jobs, and Apple marked the occasion by posting a video tribute to its late co-founder and a letter from CEO Tim Cook.


Facebook reaches 1 billion active monthly users

10/04/2012, 08:10 am

Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg announced on Thursday that his social networking service now has more than one billion active monthly users.


Bob Mansfield stayed at Apple after CEO Tim Cook offered him 'exorbitant' $2M-per-month

10/03/2012, 10:10 am

A new look at the corporate culture of Apple before and after the death of Steve Jobs reveals that Senior Vice President Bob Mansfield went back on his decision to retire after being offered a large sum of cash and stock by Chief Executive Tim Cook.


Steve Jobs speech from 1983 foretells rise of mobile computing, iPad

10/02/2012, 07:10 pm

The full-length version of a "lost" Steve Jobs speech given at the Design Conference in Aspen was unearthed and posted to the web on Tuesday, illustrating some of the prescient insights the late tech guru offered as to how computers would one day be an overwhelming presence in our lives.


'Untold Stories About Steve Jobs' include rivalry with Bill Gates, Porsche hiding

10/02/2012, 09:10 am

With nearly a year now passed since the death of Steve Jobs, Forbes has published a handful of previously "untold stories" about the Apple co-founder.


Apple's Jony Ive to design limited-edition Leica camera for charity

09/18/2012, 08:09 am

Apple's lead designer Jonathan Ive will reportedly design a one-of-a-kind limited edition Leica M camera to be auctioned off for charity.


BMW designer says Apple made white the most popular color for car buyers

08/30/2012, 12:08 pm

Apple's design influence is felt well beyond consumer electronics, as the iconic white iPod and earbuds sparked demand for white automobiles, according to a designer with carmaker BMW.