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Steve Jobs knew he was dying in the days before his October 5 passing, and his wife, four children and two sisters were all with him when the end came.

Now Mona Simpson, the novelist sister the adopted Jobs didn’t meet until he was 27, has written an extraordinarily emotional Op-Ed piece for The New York Times where she reveals his stunning final words.

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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