Tag: steve jobs

1984 will not be like 1984 — The Macintosh 30 Years on

Apple, Inc. celebrated the 30th anniversary of the introduction of the Macintosh this week.  January 24th, 1984, Steve jobs showed the world his new machine complete with graphical user interface. The machine initially envisioned by The like of Jef Raskin and Steve Jobs had come to a fruition and Apple introduced it in a manner […]

Steve Jobs’ House Designated as Historic Landmark

The San Jose Mercury News is reporting that what everyone feared has come to pass; Steve Jobs’ home is now a historic landmark.  Designation was passed by the Los Altos Historical Commission due to the homes association with Steve Jobs.  Apparently it was a unanimous vote when the home came up for designation. Source: http://www.mercurynews.com/my-town/ci_24407428/jobs-house-cleared-apos-historic-resource

Apple-1 sells for over 670,000 USD

With the Apple-1 computer being in big demand since the death of Steve Jobs, the German auction house Brecker has pulled in a record haul for a working version of the famed computer.  Hand built in the garage of Steve Wozniak, the Apple-1 was only produced in a short production of less than 200 units.  […]

Are there two Apple Events on the schedule now?

Mac お宝(otakara) is now saying that there are two events scheduled by Apple.  The first event which they were saying was for Apple’s iPad 3 announcement apparently has been pushed back to March.  The first event supposedly in February is yet unknown.  Mac お宝 is saying that the event would be “a Strange Event”.   Speculation […]

Bytes From The Apple – Will Apple’s great Quarter push expectations too high?

Apple had a slam dunk, in your face type of quarter in quarter 1, 2012.  It’s profits were beyond that of any belief.   The stock price jumped to over 455 USD a share at one point after profits were announced.  The number of iPhone 4S’s sold were more than 4 million units beyond that of […]

No Public Funeral for Steve Jobs

While many people have been patiently waiting for the announcement of a public funeral for Steve Jobs, the likelihood of one being scheduled is looking pretty dim.  A report in the wall street journal said that the funeral was being held Friday and was a private affair.  Obviously, this was done to prevent such idiocy […]

Steve Jobs Dead at 56

Apple announced in a memo just a bit ago that former CEO and Apple Chairman of the Board, Steve Jobs, has died of Cancer at age 56. While Apple did not specify a cause of death in their memo,  Jobs was diagnosed with Pancreatic cancer in 2004.  He had surgery then, apparently clearing out all […]

Steve Jobs Retires from Apple, Inc.

Steve jobs has  announced his retirement from Apple, Inc..  He will remain at the company as the Chairman of the board, however, Tim Cook will take over as the CEO.  Although the announcement timing may have come as a surprise to many folks, the  succession plan has been questioned for the past several years and […]