Steve Jobs

  • The VP of Devil’s Advocacy

    The VP of Devil’s Advocacy

    In the 2013 film, World War Z, Gerry Lane (Brad Pitt) is riding through the streets of Jerusalem as Jurgen Warmbrunn (Ludi Boeken) explains how the city was able to avoid the zombie apocalypse: The tenth man. If nine of us look at the same information and arrive at the exact same conclusion, it’s the duty of the tenth man to disagree. No matter how improbable it may seem, the tenth man… Read More

  • Apple CFO Oppenheimer Says New Carbon-Balanced ‘Campus 2′ Will Foster Collaboration

    Apple CFO Oppenheimer Says New Carbon-Balanced ‘Campus 2′ Will Foster Collaboration

    “We can’t wait to get our people closer together, we’re a very collaborative company. One of the beauties of Apple Campus 2 is that it will be walkable. It will be great for us to innovate in for decades to come,” said Apple CFO Peter Oppenheimer about plans for the company’s new ‘Campus 2′ in Cupertino. The plans were approved in a meeting yesterday… Read More

  • Dropbox Continues Its One-Click Campaign To Be Your Default Photo Library

    Dropbox Continues Its One-Click Campaign To Be Your Default Photo Library

    If you’ve been watching Dropbox at all over the last couple of years, you’ll be completely unsurprised at a new feature announced today. The apps on Mac have gained the ability to automatically detect, upload and ready shared links to the screenshots you shoot on your computer. That’s pretty much the main reason apps like Cloud.app even exist, and really throws a wrench into… Read More

  • Why Was Apple Late To The PRISM Party?

    Why Was Apple Late To The PRISM Party?

    If there’s one striking thing about those PRISM slides, other than their hideous aesthetics, it’s that Apple’s allocated yellow oval, instead of a date, has the words “(added Oct 2012)” underneath it. That difference is most striking when you consider the fact that Apple competitor Microsoft cooperated with the government a full five years earlier. Read More

  • Apple’s Golden State: Just Doing What’s Right

    Apple’s Golden State: Just Doing What’s Right

    Among his last advice he had for me, and for all of you, was to never ask what he would do. “Just do what’s right.” That’s what Tim Cook told the audience of Apple employees at the memorial for Steve Jobs, following his passing in 2011. Now, nearly two years later, we’re starting to see that plan being executed. Read More

  • The Steve “jOBS” Biopic Will Finally Land In A Theater Near You On August 16

    The Steve “jOBS” Biopic Will Finally Land In A Theater Near You On August 16

    We’ve all been waiting restlessly for the release of the jOBS biopic, starring Ashton Kutcher as Steve Jobs, but dismay overtook us when we heard its April release date had been pushed back. But fear not, you Jobsian fanbois, for Open Road has finally revealed that jOBS will see a nationwide release on August 16. Word comes by way of The Wrap, which got the scoop last night, and… Read More

  • Funny Or Die’s Steve Jobs Movie Trailer Looks To Strike A Perfect Balance Of All Hype, No Substance

    Funny Or Die’s Steve Jobs Movie Trailer Looks To Strike A Perfect Balance Of All Hype, No Substance

    Steve Jobs was a rare CEO in that he inspired myths and legends not just among employees, but also among the general public. An executive whose name is recognizable to people not involved in his industry is a rarity, and believe it or not, Funny or Die’s upcoming iSteve biopic may be the movie that best captures his exaggerated, cartoonish public reputation. Read More

  • Ashton Kutcher Was Hospitalized After Trying Steve Jobs’ Fruitarian Diet

    Ashton Kutcher Was Hospitalized After Trying Steve Jobs’ Fruitarian Diet

    Method actors are known to go to extreme lengths to understand the character they’re portraying. Natalie Portman dropped a whopping 20 lbs to play a ballerina in Black Swan. Ashton Kutcher’s preparation for playing Steve Jobs in the biopic jOBS was so extreme it left him in the hospital. According to USA Today, he spent two days in the hospital after trying to stick to Steve… Read More

  • jOBS: Ashton Kutcher’s Steve Jobs Biopic To Debut At Sundance In January

    jOBS: Ashton Kutcher’s Steve Jobs Biopic To Debut At Sundance In January

    As you may have heard, Steve Jobs will be getting the Ashton Kutcher treatment in “jOBS”, the first biopic to be released since the Apple co-founder passed away last year. Not to be confused with Aaron Sorkin’s adaptation of Walter Isaacson’s biography, jOBS reportedly covers the forty “definitive” years of Jobs’ life, beginning in 1971. Read More

  • Aaron Sorkin’s Steve Jobs Movie To Feature Just 3 Scenes In Real-Time Backstage At Product Launches

    Aaron Sorkin’s Steve Jobs Movie To Feature Just 3 Scenes In Real-Time Backstage At Product Launches

    Anyone who has read the Walter Isaacson biography of Steve Jobs (or just followed his story over the years) knows there’s a lot of source material to draw from when crafting a movie. But Steve Jobs biopic screenwriter Aaron Sorkin revealed today at Hero Summit that his movie, at least as currently conceived, will feature only three 30-min scenes presented in real-time, depicting… Read More