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Topic: Steve Jobs

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.


Steve Jobs describes future of personal computing in 1983 speech

08/23/2012, 09:08 pm

A 1983 speech from late Apple co-founder Steve Jobs was made available recently, with the tech guru expounding on how personal computers would change the landscape of technology forever.


Fired Apple employee claims Jobs promised him job security, files wrongful termination suit

08/21/2012, 01:08 am

A former employee who coordinated Apple's famous keynote presentations and claims to have introduced the iPhone maker to Siri, Inc., filed a wrongful termination suit against the company last week after reportedly being assured job security by late co-founder Steve Jobs.


Thief who broke into Steve Jobs house gave stolen iPad to clown

08/17/2012, 11:08 am

After burglarizing the home of Apple's late co-founder Steve Jobs, Kariem McFarlin distributed some of the loot to his friends, including professional clown Kenneth Kahn.


Burglar who swiped Steve Jobs' wallet, computers quickly traced after powering them on

08/15/2012, 11:08 am

More details surround the recent burglary at the home of Steve Jobs have surfaced in a police report, revealing that the suspect also managed to swipe the late Apple co-founder's car keys and wallet -- which contained just $1 -- along with several Apple devices that quickly gave away his location once they were powered on and connected to the company's servers.


More than $60,000 in "computers and personal items" stolen from Steve Jobs' home

08/14/2012, 10:08 am

The Palo Alto home of late Apple co-founder Steve Jobs was among the homes that fell prey to Bay Area-wide surge in residential burglaries last month. A suspect was later arrested in the case.


Steve Jobs particularly irritated over Samsung's copying of iOS "rubber banding" effect

08/07/2012, 12:08 pm

The "rubber band" effect you see on an iPhone or iPad when you attempt to scroll past the end of a document is something Apple co-founder Steve Jobs was quite proud of; and he repeatedly warned Samsung about copying it.