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Floppy drive signed by Steve Jobs expected to fetch $7,500 at auction

11/26/2019, 06:11 pm

A Macintosh System Tools floppy disk signed by late Apple co-founder Steve Jobs is up for auction, with the piece of tech memorabilia estimated to sell for at least $7,500 when the gavel drops in December.

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Editorial: How Steve Jobs' 'Thoughts On Flash' gave iPad a head start in tablets

11/12/2019, 12:11 pm

In 2010, Steve Jobs detailed why Apple would not be investing any efforts to make Adobe Flash run on iPad. Rather than agreeing, Apple's competitors seized on Flash as something they could hold up as an exclusive feature that Apple's iOS products lacked. That strategy backfired badly.

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Editorial: Steve Jobs shared secrets of Apple's iPad but nobody listened

11/11/2019, 07:11 am

Before he passed away, Steve Jobs uncharacteristically shared some strategic insights in public on what would make tablets successful. Rather than the rest of the industry benefiting from his observations, critics and competitors insisted he was wrong and set out to prove it.

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How Steve Jobs saved Apple with the online Apple Store

11/10/2019, 10:11 am

Alongside the return of Steve Jobs and advent of the iMac and iPod, Apple's first online store officially opened for business on November 10, 1997 and went on to play a crucial role in the company's survival and resurgence.

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Apple survived dark days with optimism & teamwork, says Deirdre O'Brien

11/08/2019, 09:11 am

A new profile of Apple retail chief Deirdre O'Brien reveals Apple is an optimistic company even in tough times, such as during the dot-com bubble burst, while O'Brien herself feels coming out early in her Apple career was one of her toughest and proudest moments.

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Apple's new privacy page hammers home long-time focus

11/06/2019, 09:11 am

Apple has updated its official privacy site with explanatory overviews of hot-button topics such as being tracked by your phone, and having messages intercepted. Plus it's added four white papers with technical details of its privacy elements.

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Tim Cook offers tribute to Steve Jobs on 8th anniversary of his passing

10/05/2019, 09:10 am

Apple CEO Tim Cook has marked the 8th anniversary of the passing of company co-founder and former CEO Steve Jobs with a post to Twitter, publishing a photograph of the luminary outside the Fifth Avenue Apple Store.

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iOS 13 is out and exactly how good these iPhone cameras are, on the AppleInsider Podcast

09/20/2019, 09:09 am

This week on the AppleInsider Podcast, Victor and special guest Charlie Chapman talk about the release of iOS 13, 13.1 betas, and the whole strange saga of this beta season. (Don't install iOS 13.0 unless you have a Series 5 Apple Watch.) We also talk about whether Disney and Apple could really have merged under Steve Jobs.

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Bob Iger: Disney and Apple likely to have merged if Steve Jobs was alive

09/18/2019, 05:09 pm

Disney CEO Bob Iger in an upcoming memoir says he believes his relationship with late Apple co-founder Steve Jobs would have led to a merger between their companies, similar to Disney's assimilation of another Jobs company, Pixar.

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How Adobe InDesign took over publishing with Steve Jobs' help

08/31/2019, 12:08 pm

Adobe's page layout software InDesign dominates publishing, but it got there despite starting off on August 31, 1999 against a once equally dominant rival -- and we got Adobe to talk about the past and present of the long-time design application.

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Pixar poster signed by Steve Jobs sells for $31,250 at auction

08/30/2019, 07:08 am

A poster for Pixar Animation Studios' 1995 film 'Toy Story' signed by late Apple co-founder Steve Jobs has gone on sale, with an auction for the 'incredibly scarce' artifact raising $31,250 after bidding closed on Thursday evening.

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'Toy Story' poster signed by Steve Jobs to hit auction

08/26/2019, 11:08 pm

Apple fans will get a chance to get their hands on a piece of history this week when a poster for Pixar's "Toy Story," signed by late Apple co-founder Steve Jobs, goes up for auction.

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The story of the iMac is the story of Apple

08/15/2019, 07:08 am

More than even the iPhone, it is the iMac that shows us what Apple always aims for -- and usually gets. On August 15, 2019, the 21st anniversary of when you could first buy it, here's how one machine changed Apple and how Apple changed that one machine.

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Jobs biographer slams Apple design and missed TV opportunity

07/08/2019, 10:07 am

Walter Isaacson says Apple should have made the kind of TV Jobs wanted, and claims Apple Park is the company's only great design in the last 15 years.

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Steve Jobs criticized Tim Cook for not being a 'product person'

07/08/2019, 10:07 am

Biographer Walter Isaacson knew Ive was reducing his role, and also says his book 'softened' complaints that Steve Jobs had about Tim Cook not being a product guy'.

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Bill Gates equates Steve Jobs' talent to 'casting spells'

07/07/2019, 05:07 pm

Bill Gates has spoken of Steve Jobs' ability to mesmerize people an interview with CNN's Fareed Zakaria GPS show, equating Jobs' talent to magic.

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12 years of iPhone: Why Apple's first smartphone was far from a guaranteed success

06/29/2019, 06:06 am

Apple may never have been under as much pressure as it was in the months between unveiling the iPhone and shipping it to customers on June 29, 2007, exactly twelve years ago today.

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The Apple Park 'spaceship' uses 692 steel saucers to protect against earthquakes

06/04/2019, 09:06 am

The main ring at Apple Park is one of the few buildings in the entire U.S. to use base isolation against earthquakes -- meaning that it should survive all but the biggest California tremors.

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Actor Justin Long reveals why Steve Jobs rejected over 200 'I'm a Mac' ads

05/27/2019, 05:05 am

Just 66 "I'm a Mac" ads aired out of 323 that were filmed. Star Justin Long says Steve Jobs always rejected the ones that had too much humor.

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Editorial: Apple Card invites you to join a premium, private club

05/25/2019, 02:05 pm

To enable Apple Card purchases at merchants that don't yet accept Apple Pay, the company designed its own physical credit card in partnership with Goldman Sachs and MasterCard, associating the Apple brand with a new set of "digital-first" credit features. It also features unique iOS app functionality with a strong focus on the privacy of your data.

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