Steve Jobs wanted to create a fully integrated line of Apple TV sets with “the simplest user interface you can imagine.”
According to a report in The Washington Post reviewing Walter Isaacson’s new biography of the Apple co-founder, Jobs saw the company’s current Apple TV-branded set-top boxes as merely the starting point for conquering the home theater space.
The Post quoted from the book:
“He very much wanted to… Continue reading Steve Jobs planned revolutionary TV sets
Following the tragic news of his passing earlier this week, Deadline is reporting that Sony Pictures has begun negotiations to turn the life of Steve Jobs into a feature film.
The project, still in the early stages, would be based on the upcoming biography, “Steve Jobs” by Walter Isaacson, set to be released later this month. Fully authorized, the book is officially described as follows:
Based on more… Continue reading Sony Eyes Steve Jobs Biopic
With the passing of Steve Jobs, many retrospectives will be written about his impact on the world of technology and communication. While those contributions are undeniable, the Apple founder also had an important and influential effect on the world of film. The global box-office power of Pixar films is largely indebted to Jobs, who bought the fledgling animation company back in 1986. What started as a small staff of less… Continue reading Steve Jobs and Pixar: By the Numbers
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UPDATE: Steve Jobs family released a statement Wednesday afternoon: “In his public life, Steve was known as a visionary; in his private life, he cherished his family.
“We are thankful to the many people who have shared their wishes and prayers during the last year of Steve’s illness; a website will be provided for those who wish to offer tributes and memories.
“We are… Continue reading Apple Co-Founder Steve Jobs Dead At 56
Apple issued the following statement today that Steve Jobs has passed away at the age of 56 due to complications from pancreatic cancer:
We are deeply saddened to announce that Steve Jobs passed away today.
Steve’s brilliance, passion and energy were the source of countless innovations that enrich and improve all of our lives. The world is immeasurably better because of Steve.
His greatest love was for his wife… Continue reading Steve Jobs: 1955 - 2011