Reasons Why You Might Not Upgrade to iPhone 6

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The iPhone 6 is coming. That we know and based on various sources, it will be available in two sizes, both drastically bigger than either the 3.5-inch or 4.0-inch displays found on existing iPhones. According to Apple's own internal slides, big phones are driving sales. When you add up the persistant rumors and Apple's own data, it seems to be a fair conclusion that this fall will represent the birth of the big iPhone. Big changes often results in big upgrade cycles. One analyst have said it will be the 'mother lode of iPhone upgrades'. The iPhone is seven years old and in 2014, it will see its biggest change. Before you start camping out at our local Apple Store, there are a few reasons why you might not want to upgrade to the iPhone … [Read more...]

Sony In Talks With Danny Boyle To Direct Jobs Film, Leo DiCaprio Could Star

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Following earlier reports that David Fincher could not reach an agreement with Sony Pictures, they are said to be in negotiations with David Boyle to direct the Steve Jobs biopic. Known for his work on "The Beach", Boyle is rumored to have spoken with Leonardo DiCaprio regarding the leading role. … [Read more...]

Apple Engineer Reveals Details Of Early iPhone Software Development

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The Wall Street Journal was granted an interview with Greg Christie, a senior software engineer who played a vital role in the development of the original iPhone software. How it would work, interact with hardware and how Steve Jobs almost reassigned the project to another development team at Apple. In advance of an important patent lawsuit involving Samsung, Apple is granting access to Christie, one of the key figures in developing the iPhone software. Their goal is to help illustrate how innovative the iPhone was when it was introduced in 2007. The result is a captivating article with insight into the early thinking beyond some of the features.Christie recounts how Steve Jobs was unhappy with the pace of the development, wanting … [Read more...]

USPS To Honor Steve Jobs With Commemorative Stamp

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The United States Postal Service will look to honor Steve Jobs by offering a commemorative stamp starting in 2015. The Jobs stamp will be part of a collectible series that was recently approved and published by the Washington Post. Other honorees include Elvis Presley, James Brown and Johnny Carson. Based on this year's stamp collections, the upcoming 'Forever' Steve Jobs stamp will likely use a single image or artwork that best represents the late Apple co-founder. The USPS typically sells accompanying collectibles including a commemorative panel or keepsake. … [Read more...]

Remembering Steve

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Today marks the second anniversary of the passing of Steve Jobs, who died in 2011 at the age of 56. It's hard to believe it has been two years. Steve had such a profound influence on consumer technology, computers and was an inspiration to many. The Macintosh, iMac, Macbook Air, iPod and of course, the iPhone were all revolutionary products created under his guidance. Jobs changed how we use technology, he dented the universe.Today we remember Steve. … [Read more...]

Steve Jobs Threatened Palm With Patent Suit If They Poached Apple Employees

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A civil lawsuit claiming that Apple, among a number of other major tech companies thwarted competition for employment by conspiring to disallow the companies from poaching employees. The result of this action would mean lower wages for employees and the inability to seek gainful employment in a truly competitive market. A court filing yesterday indicates that the late Apple co-founder Steve Jobs threatened Palm with a patent lawsuit if they did not agree to eliminate competition for talent between the two.In a written statement, former Palm CEO Ed Colligan states, "Mr. Jobs also suggested that if Palm did not agree to such an arrangement, Palm could face lawsuits alleging infringement of Apple's many patents.” Colligan refuted … [Read more...]

Steve Jobs Worked Closely On Redesigned New iPhone

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A report tonight from Bloomberg cites sources claiming that Steve Jobs worked closely on the new iPhone before his death in October. The new iPhone will be a complete overhaul according to three people, all of which apparently have knowledge of the plans.The next iPhone, which some have called the iPhone 5, will feature a new 4-inch display. Reports yesterday from the Wall Street Journal and today from Reuters indicate that Apple is starting to order displays in advance of production, which could begin within the next month. The timing indicates a release timeframe earlier then previous rumors of October.The new iPhone has been in development prior to the iPhone 4S, which was announced last October, said one source. The current … [Read more...]

Sony Inks Aaron Sorkin To Pen Steve Jobs Screenplay

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Shortly before Steve Jobs passing, Sony purchased the rights to the Walter Isaacson biopic that chronicles Jobs life. Now comes word from Sony that they have finalized the contract terms with Academy Award winning screenwriter Aaron Sorkin to pen the screenplay.Sorkin is best known for his work on The West Wing and blockbuster movies including A Few Good Men,  The American President and more recently The Social Network and Moneyball. (IMDB)It's lining up for there to be two movies about Jobs. The other movie, tentatively titled 'Get Inspired', will star Ashton Kutcher.If you could only see one, which one would it be? No contest, right?ARON SORKIN TO ADAPT “STEVE JOBS” FOR SONY PICTURES –Film to be Based on Walter … [Read more...]

Fortune Names Steve Jobs Greatest Entrepreneur Of Our Time

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Fortune Magazine has published a list of what they deem the greatest entrepreneurs of our time. What had to be a difficult task given the advances in technology over the past twenty years, the editors produced a formidable list that finds Apple co-founder Steve Jobs at the top. Given the time period for which this list represents, there are a number of individuals from the technology sector represented including the founders of Microsoft. The magazine calls Jobs "the quintessential entrepreneur". What's most interesting about the list were the qualities that separated Jobs from the rest of the pack. … [Read more...]