In a recent report from the camera app Ice Cream, the company shared a story about a member of its team emailing Steve Jobs with a graphic design opinion in 2010. More specifically, the developer's opinion was that Apple's new logo for iTunes was an "abomination." Jobs, who was known to be up to responding personally to unsolicited emails, sent him the following reply.
Of all of the staff at TUAW, I'm probably the guy who gets to take a look at more hardware and accessories than anyone else. Let's face it, being the hardware review editor has both its rewards -- getting to see a lot of amazing products -- and its downfalls -- having to review some really crappy accessories.
The massive yacht Steve Jobs helped design -- and which launched a year after his passing -- was recently (?) spotted looking like an amphibious Apple Store off the coast of Norman Island in the British Virgin Islands. The new photos show the ship, named Venus, with its sides and rear deck open for the first time on camera.
But he also thoughtJobs was "fundamentally odd" and "weirdly flawed as a human being."To Gates, Jobs could only interact with people in one of two ways.Jobs was " either in the mode of saying you were s--- or trying to seduce you ," the Microsoft leader said.Sometimes the wrath was part of the seduction.
Aaron Sorkin'sadaptation of Walter Isaacson's Steve Jobs biography (aka the new one that doesn't star Ashton Kutcher) has been fraught with difficulties, but by the looks of it, filming has finally begun. Last Friday,CNETcaught a glimpse of the film crew prepping the garage at Jobs' old home, which is known for being Apple's birthplace... even if Wozniakadmittedthat it was just "a bit of a myth.
Most people defer to Barack Obama, the president of the United States. But not Steve Jobs, the departed King of Apple. That much was made clear at a February 2011 dinner for President Obama organized by John Doerr, the esteemed Kleiner Perkins venture capitalist. Before the dinner, Doerr sent Jobs the menu. As Walter Isaacson reports in his sterling biography of Jobs , he was having none of it.
He had gone to meet the region's contemplative traditions — Hinduism, Buddhism — and the Indian sun had darkened his skin a few shades.Otogawa told him he had work to do in California.He famously said that his task wasn't to give people what they said they wanted; it was to give them what they didn't know they needed.
Google'sProject Zerotracks vulnerabilities in software systems and reports them to vendors "in as close to real-time as possible" -- a noble cause, no? But what happens if said vendor then fails to push a fix within the 90-day window? Microsoft just found out: Google will go ahead andpublish the buganyway, complete with code that can be used to exploit it. A researcher found a Windows 8.
Looking for property in Southern Arizona? You'll soon be enticed by drone footage, thanks to a newrulingby the FAA. A company called Tierra Antigua Realty of Tucson, Arizona is the first realtor to get the FAA's nod to use a DJIPhantom 2 Vision+quadcopter to take aerial footage of homes for sale.
Fans hoping for a Neil deGrasse Tyson fix this year needn't worry ifCosmoswill be renewed -- the astrophysicist will bring his popularStarTalkpodcastto the National Geographic Channel. The new show will be filmed before a live audience at the Hayden Planetarium in a Bill Maher-style roundtable format featuring comedians and celebrities.
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