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 Wozniak Is Making a Reality TV Show About Futuristic Tech

Engineer, philanthropist, Apple co-founder and Gizmodo contributor Steve Wozniak is teaming up with Mythbusters' Kari Byron (seen in the photo above) for an upcoming reality show called The Woz. » 12/01/14 5:43pm 12/01/14 5:43pm

Seth Rogen Is Woz

Variety is reporting that Seth Rogen's got the part as Woz in Jobs, the upcoming Aaron Sorkin-penned take on the Apple icon. Christian Bale had already been cast in the title role, and this new addition... it's surprising, but kinda great. » 10/30/14 2:54pm 10/30/14 2:54pm

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

Steve Wozniak Was So Good at Tetris He Got Banned from Nintendo Power

In our article about Tetris's 30th anniversary, the one and only Steve Wozniak dropped by to regale us with tales of his long reign as America's #1 Tetris champion. He was so good, Nintendo Power magazine stopped accepting his score submissions. So Woz had to get crafty. » 6/06/14 2:34pm 6/06/14 2:34pm

How Steve Wozniak Wrote BASIC for the Original Apple From Scratch

To celebrate the 50th anniversary of BASIC, Steve Wozniak has written some memories about his first experiences with this popular language—and how he created his own BASIC from scratch for the Apple I and Apple II computers. An incredible feat. Enjoy!—JD » 5/01/14 6:52pm 5/01/14 6:52pm

Steve Wozniak Surprises Girl with Mac Delivery, Happy Girl Freaks Out

Steve Wozniak just sent this fun stunt caught on video a few years ago: Watch him deliver a Mac to Emma, a girl who freaks out when she realizes her idol is at the door carrying her new computer. As Emma's father says in the video: "This is like having your lightbulbs delivered by Thomas Edison." He's totally right. … » 3/30/14 7:47pm 3/30/14 7:47pm

The State of California Has Mark Zuckerberg's Unclaimed Paychecks…

Mark Zuckerberg should fill out one of the claim association forms from the California State Comptroller's office. Turns out, he has an unclaimed paycheck from 2004 from PayPal to the tune of $308.62, BetaBeat reports. » 2/19/13 11:02am 2/19/13 11:02am

Woz On What's Wrong With Kutcher's Steve Jobs Movie (Update 2)

The first scene from iJOBS—the biopic on Steve Jobs starring Ashton Kutcher—may be pretty decent, but it never happened. Not even close, according to Steve Wozniak, who says they "never had such interaction and roles." » 1/24/13 3:25pm 1/24/13 3:25pm

First Look at jOBS, the Steve Jobs Movie Starring Ashton Kutcher: This…

I don't know if jOBS—the biopic of Steve Jobs starring Ashton Kutcher—will be any good, but this clip by Inside Movies actually looks pretty decent! We might have to eat our words. » 1/24/13 11:29am 1/24/13 11:29am

Five Things Woz Would Change About Apple: iTunes on Android, Less…

Steve Wozniak, the benevolent genius who co-founded Apple, answered a few questions over at Slashdot today and though many of the answers were consistent with his awesome easy-going, open-sourced, tinkering self, he actually had some interesting advice for Apple. Here's free advice for Apple from Woz. » 10/01/12 11:00pm 10/01/12 11:00pm

Woz: Apple Maps Has Problems, But They Aren't "That Severe"

ZDNET managed to chat to Steve Wozniak while he was speaking at an event in Sydney, Australia, and unsurprisingly they chatted to him about Apple's Maps. His verdict? Up-front, mixed—but not as negative as some. » 9/25/12 3:41am 9/25/12 3:41am

How Steve Wozniak Became the Genius Who Invented the Personal Computer

You all know Steve Wozniak. If you're using a computer today is partly because this man created some really awesome things. You know, like changing the world with the other Steve. He's here now to answer your questions about what made him take his path. » 7/17/12 1:00pm 7/17/12 1:00pm

The Amazing Contents of Steve Wozniak's Travel Backpack

Some mornings I open my email and I receive something incredible like this: the awesome contents of Steve Wozniak's backpack. What you see above (click to expand) is just his charging setup—there's even more! Here's Woz to explain it himself—J. » 7/17/12 9:22am 7/17/12 9:22am

Watch Steve Wozniak Talk About the Good Old Times at Apple—Because He's…

Listening to Woz during dinner and at the Gizmodo Gallery opening was some of the most enjoyable time of my life. His stories were absolutely fascinating. And not only the ones about The Other Steve, but all the technical stuff that he did back in the good old times, where computers were still fun and simple. » 6/25/12 1:20pm 6/25/12 1:20pm

Steve Wozniak Slams US Government On Megaupload Case

Kim Dotcom may be the king of bad taste, but the Feds' handling of his criminal case is pretty bad, according to Apple co-founder—and Gizmodo hero/friend—Steve Wozniak: » 6/25/12 11:19am 6/25/12 11:19am

Could You Live Without Broadband at Home? (Steve Wozniak Does!)

Could you live without broadband at home? I don't know if I could, but Apple Co-Founder and Gizmodo hero Steve Wozniak can. That's what he has recently said in Australia talking about his home in Los Gatos, California: » 5/12/12 3:35pm 5/12/12 3:35pm

Here's Your Woz For the Upcoming Steve Jobs Biopic

And we have a Woz! Josh Gad, current star of the Broadway musical Book of Mormon will play Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak alongside Ashton Kutcher, who's been cast as Steve Jobs, in the upcoming biopic Jobs: Get Inspired. » 4/27/12 10:54am 4/27/12 10:54am

If You Bought "Steve Jobs: One Last Thing" You'll Like "Hitler: A…

Steve Wozniak just sent me this hilarious screenshot, from the wife of one of his friends. It's from the Genius Recommendations in the movie section of the iTunes Store: If you bought the PBS documentary Steve Jobs: One Last Thing you will like Hitler: A Career. » 4/01/12 8:27pm 4/01/12 8:27pm