Jobs' Death "Best Opportunity to Attack iPhone," Wrote Samsung Exec

The longrunning legal battle between Apple and Samsung has certainly had its low points, but an internal email unearthed by CNET sent by a Samsung executive just five days after Steve Jobs' death sheds new light on just how callous the competition got. In this case, the subject was how to leverage the death of Steve… » 4/16/14 12:37pm 4/16/14 12:37pm

How Steve Jobs' Passion Shaped Pixar Into an Oscar-Winning Studio

While Apple was Steve Jobs' first professional love, the Pixar animation studio that he helped foster was far more than a mere pet project. As Pixar President Ed Catmull explains in his upcoming book, Creativity Inc, Jobs' involvement with the studio proved a revolutionary experience for both parties. Here's a brief… » 4/04/14 12:00pm 4/04/14 12:00pm

Norman Foster on Apple's HQ: Over 1,000 Bikes, Four-Story Glass Doors

Spaceship Apple is freaking huge: A 2.8 million square-foot orb on a 176-acre parcel serving 12,000 employees in oh-so-suburban Cupertino. While talking to Architectural Record, architect Norman Foster defended the headquarter's massive size and weird shape, and revealed some intriguing new details. » 3/07/14 1:00pm 3/07/14 1:00pm

First Video of the Steve Jobs Time Capsule Being Unearthed

This past September one of the most sought after "lost" time capsules of the 20th century was finally found. After years of various people searching for the thing, the so-called Steve Jobs capsule was finally unearthed in Aspen by a team of excavators from the National Geographic Channel show Diggers. And now we have … » 2/12/14 12:07pm 2/12/14 12:07pm

Apple Is Probably Going to Run a Sequel to its “1984” Ad Today

30 years ago. The Los Angeles Raiders are slaughtering the Washington Redskins at halftime. You decide it's time for a refill on your Crystal Light. You're headed to the kitchen when something stops you in your tracks—a chick with a Brigitte Nielsen haircut and a hammer, running towards you. » 2/02/14 3:00pm 2/02/14 3:00pm

Watch Steve Jobs Show Off the Mac in Footage Unseen Since 1984

30 years ago, the landscape of personal computing was vastly different. It hardly even existed, compared to what it is today. Footage of the Mac's initial unveil is out there, but this second, more polished run—a presentation for the Boston Computer Society—hasn't been available since the event itself back on January… » 1/26/14 9:04am 1/26/14 9:04am

The Inside Story of How the iPad Got Its Iconic Design

While Jony Ive's group was secretly working on the iPad, Steve Jobs was telling the public and press that Apple had no intention of releasing a tablet. “Tablets appeal to rich guys with plenty of other PCs and de- vices already,” he said publicly. But Jobs was dissembling. “Steve never lost his desire to do a tablet,”… » 11/14/13 11:00am 11/14/13 11:00am

More Steve Jobs Action Figures Are On Their Way

Ah the second anniversary of someone's death. The biography is a bestseller. The movie with Ashton Kutcher is out. The mourning process is on its natural course. But one more thing has to happen: new action figures. Sure, there may be a model from February, but that was then and this is now. Enter the "Steve Jobs 2nd… » 10/06/13 12:13pm 10/06/13 12:13pm

What Ashton Kutcher Did to Become Steve Jobs

We dished our fair share of smack talk towards Ashton Kutcher when he was tabbed to play Steve Jobs in the movie Jobs not because he couldn't make himself look like Steve Jobs but because we were afraid he would put too much Dude Where's My Car into Steve. We still don't know if he'll be able to pull Steve off but it… » 8/08/13 12:10am 8/08/13 12:10am