Are Gadgets Getting Plainer or Will Crazy Hardware Design Come Back? The Experts Speak

We all know minimalism is currently king in the gadget design world. Fancy shapes, switches and knobs have been eschewed in favor of clean and simple designs that take a backseat to interface. So we asked Fake Steve Jobs, Bruce Sterling, Daniel Will-Harris and Yves Behar whether or not they thought there would be a… » 7/22/08 3:00pm 7/22/08 3:00pm

Real Fake Steve Jobs Mock Turtleneck, Made from Cotton, Not Harvested Chest Hair of Sacked Apple Engineers

There are three important differences between this turtleneck and those his Steveness actually wears: First, it is slightly cheaper (we suspect). Second, it has the words "Hello my name is Fake Steve Jobs" printed in large, friendly letters on a fake name tag on its front. » 2/19/08 7:05am 2/19/08 7:05am

Sadly, the iBoob Breast Implant MP3 Player Won't be Fast-Tracked by Fake Steve Jobs

Fake Steve Jobs, aka Forbes Editor Dan Lyons, may regard the tongue-in-cheek idea of a breast implant MP3 player as "shameful sexploitation"—but if it actually existed, it could be the next big thing for Apple. Associating breasts with your brand always means cash money. Plus, it beats the hell out of the iPod Pillow.… » 12/18/07 4:16pm 12/18/07 4:16pm

I Honor the Place Where the MARK Bookmark and I Become One

Avnish Gautam has designed an amazing concept bookmark that lights up at night and covers the area you're reading. The MARK uses flexible OLED technology on a thin piece of plastic to illuminate the reading area to your preferred brightness. I know when I'm reading the Fake Steve Jobs book, the only thing that… » 11/05/07 2:26pm 11/05/07 2:26pm

Vid: Woz Gifting the Black Apple Turtleneck to Fake Steve Jobs

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At Kepler's bookstore in Menlo Park, minutes from Apple campus, Fake Steve Jobs just finished a great book reading. And Woz introduced him and gifted him a black mock turtleneck, official uniform of The Steve. FSJ had a "Invented the Friggin' iPod" shirt for Woz, too. [Giz at FSJ Menlo Park Book Reading] » 11/02/07 10:42am 11/02/07 10:42am

Video: Fake Steve Jobs Professing Love for Linux

It's easy to forget, reading the addictive prose, that Fake Steve Jobs is a fictional character. And Dan Lyons a Forbes Editor with a entirely separate persona. That becomes clearer when you watch the author of the Freetard-hating FSJ profess his love for Linux in this video. Dan explains that there are tons of pro… » 10/25/07 7:10pm 10/25/07 7:10pm

Fake Steve Jobs' Photo With a Fake ThinkPad Reserve

There's now a photo floating around that allegedly pictures Fake Steve Jobs holding a special edition, leather-bound Lenovo ThinkPad Reserve. Why this matters, I don't know. But the thing is that some people believe is real and we are going to say it's fake: It's fake. There. Fake fake fake. Fake. Come on, it's fake… » 6/13/07 6:00am 6/13/07 6:00am