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Topic: Steve Jobs

Holiday Gift Guide: the best books and e-books about Apple

12/10/2018, 02:12 pm

There are many books for people interested in Apple's design, in its past products and most certainly in Steve Jobs. AppleInsider recommends all the titles that we think will absorb you -- and warns you off the surprising one that won't.

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Qualcomm, Michael Simmons on DJay, Ron Johnson on Steve Jobs, and more on the AppleInsider Podcast

12/07/2018, 08:12 am

This week on the AppleInsider Podcast, Victor speaks with Michael Simmons who works with Algoriddim on DJay, which was a part of the iPad Pro keynote this year. Victor and William talk about Qualcomm, opposition research PR firms, 5G phones, and more.

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Rare Macworld issue signed by Steve Jobs could sell for $10,000 or more

12/05/2018, 04:12 pm

A copy of the first issue of Macworld, signed by Apple co-founder Steve Jobs, will go up for auction starting on Thursday, potentially fetching tens of thousands of dollars.

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Steve Jobs took weekly hands-on role in first Apple store design, says former retail head Ron Johnson

12/05/2018, 09:12 am

Steve Jobs was deeply involved in the development of Apple's first retail store, according to original retail head Ron Johnson, providing regular vetting and suggestions as the company experimented with a prototype in a rented warehouse near 1 Infinite Loop in Cupertino.

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Steve Jobs' handwritten Apple I specifications sheet could fetch $60,000 at auction

12/03/2018, 09:12 am

A sheet of paper featuring the handwriting of Steve Jobs is headed to auction, with the document consisting of a specification sheet for the Apple I expected to fetch up to $60,000 when it goes on sale on Wednesday.

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2008 Steve Jobs interview about early App Store success & future of Facebook emerges

11/02/2018, 01:11 pm

A previously unheard interview recording with former Apple CEO Steve Jobs was published, giving a glimpse into his perspective just a month after the launch of the iPhone App Store in 2008.

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Remaining artifacts from Steve Jobs' Jackling mansion may be headed to auction

10/20/2018, 10:10 am

Woodside, California is considering auctioning off items of historical and architectural significance that it collected from the late Apple co-founder Steve Jobs' Jackling mansion immediately prior to the 2011 demolition of the property.

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Looking back at John Sculley's rise as Apple's CEO, and fall on October 15, 1993

10/15/2018, 07:10 am

A quarter of a century ago, Sculley resigned from Apple in profitable disgrace as the company headed toward destruction. AppleInsider looks at Sculley's tenure with the company, and how history has treated the man since.

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Remembering Steve Jobs, seven years after his death

10/05/2018, 07:10 am

Seven years to the day since his death, Apple's late CEO is still venerated and missed. AppleInsider talks about what the man himself thought about living and dying.

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Kanye West makes bizarre claim about the 'YZY' brand being part of Apple

10/01/2018, 11:10 am

In a series of seemingly unprompted Tweets, Kanye West calls Steve Jobs a hero and claims his for-profit firm is actually a non-profit arm of Apple.

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Looking back at Steve Jobs's NeXT, Inc -- the most successful failure ever

09/12/2018, 10:09 am

It seems little went right for NeXT and certainly nothing remains of this once promising company -- except that it is the reason Apple survives and it's how the web began. AppleInsider on the peculiar story of the company Steve Jobs formed after leaving Apple on September 12, 1985.

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The iPod touch is a worthy end to the iconic music line

09/05/2018, 06:09 am

September 5, 2007 is the day Apple's sole-surviving iPod was launched. Yet for a final device, the iPod touch has persisted and it's also introduced many to iOS. AppleInsider examines its legacy and the surprising number of editions that were made.

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Two new books offer very different looks at Apple founder Steve Jobs

09/04/2018, 09:09 am

The memoirs from the daughter of Steve Jobs and the former principal software engineer for the iPhone both arrive in stores Tuesday, with each looking at different aspects of the man's life -- sometimes contentiously.

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Apple's 'Gather round' event & original iPhone keyboard designer Ken Kocienda on the AppleInsider Podcast

08/31/2018, 07:08 am

This week on the AppleInsider Podcast, Victor and William talk through Apple's latest acquisition and some of the rumors leading into the upcoming Apple event, and Victor speaks with the designer directly responsible for the first iPhone keyboard, Ken Kocienda.

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The road to Steve Jobs' resignation, and the rise of Tim Cook as his successor

08/24/2018, 07:08 am

On August 24, 2011 Apple cofounder Steve Jobs announced his resignation as Apple CEO, six weeks before his death. AppleInsider takes a look back at the controversies and ethical dilemmas of what happened when the CEO got sick and how Tim Cook emerged as his successor.

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Lisa Brennan-Jobs details life with Steve In interview promoting memoir

08/23/2018, 05:08 pm

The daughter of Apple cofounder Steve Jobs and namesake of the Lisa computer continued to promote her new memoir this week in an interview, talking about her complicated relationship with her father -- and why she wishes she could give all of his money to Bill Gates' foundation.

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Apple's revolutionary iMac is 20 years old, and still going strong

08/15/2018, 06:08 am

The iMac is the machine that famously saved Apple back in 1998 -- but it didn't stop there. Rarely standing still, it has kept at the forefront of Apple design, yet today's iMac has the same design goals it always has. AppleInsider looks back at the beginning of the line, all the way to today.

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The myth of Apple's impossibly difficult (yet super easy) hardware business

08/09/2018, 01:08 pm

Every time Apple has entered a new market segment, the wailing sirens of punditry have scrambled to scream out their logic of how impossible it will be for the company to ever get established, to meaningfully change the rules, and to succeed commercially. And at the same time, those same critics frequently throw out the idea that Apple doesn't even have to try to succeed in hardware, because its audience of raving fans will blindly buy any overpriced, underperforming thing the company releases. In both cases, they're wrong, here's why.

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August 6, 1997 -- The day Apple and Microsoft made peace

08/06/2018, 10:08 am

Bill Gates and Steve Jobs came together 21 years ago, when Microsoft agreed to invest $150 million in Apple stock. The deal shocked Apple purists, but it helped put Apple on a firm footing for a few reasons -- and made its historic run possible in the second Steve Jobs era.

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Lisa Brennan-Jobs shares memories of her father in memoir

08/01/2018, 06:08 pm

In "Small Fry," set for publication in September, the eldest daughter of Steve Jobs tells stories about the late Apple cofounder, and her life.

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