The Fake Steve Jobs blog may be gone (for now) but Dan Lyons has started a blog with a somewhat similar style, expanded topic matter, interesting angles on tech and a Newsweek-themed header. The header still says Namaste, but he hasn't lost that Siooma attitude either. [RealDanLyons]
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…
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.
Fake Steve confirmed that his "talks with Apple" about shutdown were fake, in a roundabout way, but slightly more direct for those not quick enough to get it the first time. [Fake Steve]
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.…
Fake Steve's lengthy stream of bile laying waste to the Google Phone isn't simply pure invective, it's actually a mostly well-reasoned indictment of coalitions that trumpets the values of "one vision, one man, one genius." It's worth reading in its entirety, but this is our favorite quote:
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…
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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]
Dan Lyons, AKA Fake Steve Jobs is doing a reading of his new book, Options, in the valley. We're at Kepler's bookstore in Menlo Park—the most important book reading, being so close to the mothership. I recognize an Apple employee in the crowd. Woz is here, and when I approached him to say hello, he moved aside,…
Whether you tune in for Keynote liveblogs, or despise Applemodo, Options by Fake Steve Jobs will be an effortless read. The opening:
Another interview of Fake Steve Jobs AKA Dan Lyons AKA Fake Steve AKA Dan Lyons...over at [Wallstrip]
I'm not part of the hunt, but I can't stop thinking about who Fake Steve is, even if I don't really want to know.
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…
Wait, wait, they're not free as in beer. I mean free as in liberation.