The Last Time Apple Sold an Obscenely Overpriced Gadget

Now that the collective eye roll around Apple's $10,000 watch has turned into a blank stare, it's time for a little bit of nostalgia. Apple is not new to this game of selling seemingly everyday gadgets for ridiculous dollar amounts. The Twentieth Anniversary Macintosh (TAM) wrote the rules nearly 20 years ago. » 3/18/15 12:40pm 3/18/15 12:40pm

A Tearful Moment from the New Steve Jobs Documentary That Debuts Today

Today at the South by Southwest festival in Austin, TX, audiences are watching the debut of a new CNN documentary called Steve Jobs: The Man in the Machine. It's about Jobs' life, and how he influenced tech culture. The film's director, Alex Gibney, is also known for his controversial documentary about Scientology. » 3/14/15 4:29pm 3/14/15 4:29pm

How all Apple patents connect to Steve Jobs visualized

Like a game of Six Degrees of Kevin Bacon, these interactive maps show the relationship between all the inventors listed in Apple's patents and its Wizard of Oz: Steve Jobs—the big red dot. He's connected to almost every patent and team, from industrial design to hardware to user interfaces to music to security. » 2/04/15 9:04pm 2/04/15 9:04pm

Your First Glimpse of Fassbender and Rogen as Jobs and Wozniak

It's almost hard to believe it's actually happening, considering Sony's Steve Jobs movie seemed like such a total clusterfuck. But there they are: Michael Fassbender and Seth Rogen as Apple co-founders Jobs and Wozniak. Someone snapped shots of real Hollywood actors on the set of a real Steve Jobs film that you might… » 2/02/15 2:20pm 2/02/15 2:20pm

Steve Jobs Imagines 'Nationwide' Internet in 1985 Interview

Sometimes it's easy to forget that Steve Jobs was once quite a visionary. His legacy has arguably been tarnished by stories of his need for total control, the bizarre antics at the end of his life, not to mention a shitty biopic starring Ashton Kutcher which hopefully won't be the last word on the man. But when you… » 12/15/14 2:21pm 12/15/14 2:21pm

The man who made Apple possible is in trouble—and you can help him

Perhaps you don't know John Draper aka "Captain Crunch" but, if you're using a MacBook or an iPhone today, it's because of him. He and his blue box were a fundamental inspiration for Steve Jobs and Steve Wozniak in making Apple. He's now in trouble and needs our help. Woz has written this fascinating article so you… » 9/29/14 10:00am 9/29/14 10:00am

Apple Now Has a Design Patent for Its Giant Glass Cube

Apple's been on a tear to protect the look of its retail experiences, trademarking the design of its stores and patenting its proprietary see-through staircases. Now its glass cube flagship store in Manhattan is officially a patented design in the U.S., with "Steve P. Jobs" listed as one of the inventors. » 8/28/14 11:23am 8/28/14 11:23am