steve wozniak

  • The Uber and the frog

    The Uber and the frog

    How the mighty are fallen. Travis Kalanick is out, and Uber has become something of a headless horseman, with no current CEO, COO, CFO, CMO, VP of Engineering, or general counsel. Its alleged valuation has fallen by $18 billion and counting. How did this happen? Or maybe a better question is: how could this not have happened? It really wasn’t so long ago, believe it or not, that Uber… Read More

  • Why the Apple Watch price cut is smart thinking

    Why the Apple Watch price cut is smart thinking

    Last week Apple co-founder and general all-round-nice-guy Steve Wozniak made headlines via a Reddit AMA in which he was quoted as criticizing the Apple Watch for taking the company into “the jewelry market.” This week Apple made a few headlines of its own, including its announcement of a $50 price cut of said smart watch. The new entry level price for picking up Apple’s… Read More

  • Steve Wozniak discusses his inaugural Silicon Valley Comic Con

    Last week I sat down with Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak to hear about his newest creation, Silicon Valley Comic Con. The event, which will be held this weekend at the San Jose Convention Center, will play host to celebrities like Michael J. Fox, William Shatner and Stan Lee. Woz and his team expect almost 30,000 attendees throughout the weekend. The convention will also feature some… Read More

  • Stop Fearing Artificial Intelligence Crunch Network

    Stop Fearing Artificial Intelligence

    As yet another tech pioneer with no connection to artificial intelligence steps out to voice his fears about AI being catastrophic for the human race, I feel the need respond. While I respect Steve Wozniak’s technological contributions to our culture, I fear that he, like so many others (Musk, Hawking, Gates), is poisoning the well for fear of something he doesn’t truly understand. Read More

  • StartSLC Kicks Off To Support A Burgeoning Utah Tech Culture

    StartSLC Kicks Off To Support A Burgeoning Utah Tech Culture

    A crowd of tech enthusiasts sat warm inside the grand hall of an old train station this last Saturday night, on the west end of downtown Salt Lake City, Utah. They braved the otherwise chilly evening, the traffic and eschewed several other events like the star-studded Sundance to hear the next startup pitch at the state’s biggest ever technology event, StartSLC. An estimated 4,000… Read More

  • Silicon Valley Moguls Push For Campaign Finance Reform

    Silicon Valley Moguls Push For Campaign Finance Reform

    When it comes to big money in politics, a group of tech magnates is fighting fire with fire — or super PAC with super PAC — according to a report from Reuters. Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak, Union Square Ventures’ Fred Wilson, PayPal co-founder Peter Thiel and LinkedIn co-founder Reid Hoffman have joined forces with the super PAC MayDay, which aims to reduce the influence… Read More

  • The Woz Uses Cycloramic And An iPhone 5 To Street View His Kitchen

    The Woz Uses Cycloramic And An iPhone 5 To Street View His Kitchen

    There are only two excuses for using the term “amazeballs!“: you’re Zooey Deschanel and you star in the hit TV sitcom New Girl, or you’ve just witnessed the Cycloramic app in action. Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak is even fascinated with the app, which takes a 360-degree video on its own, without the help or support of a tripod, special case or accessory of any kind. Read More

  • Woz With A Coz: The 99c iOS Game That Puts An 8-Bit, Gun-Toting Woz In Your Pocket, With Danny Trejo As His Fearsome Sidekick

    Woz With A Coz: The 99c iOS Game That Puts An 8-Bit, Gun-Toting Woz In Your Pocket, With Danny Trejo As His Fearsome Sidekick

    The life and times of Steve Wozniak are awesome enough already. But now Woz can add ‘becoming an in-game character alongside a badass movie star’ to his achievements — having been rendered in pixel-form for a retro 8-bit style iOS platform game called ‘Vengeance: Woz with a Coz’. The legendary Apple co-founder also lends his voice to the game and helped write… Read More

  • Keen On... Steve Wozniak: Is Microsoft More Innovative Than Apple?

    Keen On… Steve Wozniak: Why Woz Worries Microsoft Is Now More Innovative Than Apple [TCTV]

    Woz spoke at TEDx Brussels this week and his presence electrified the 2,000 people in the audience. Afterwards, I had the great fortune to catch the great man Read More

  • Woz Watch: Steve Wozniak Waiting For One Of The First iPhone 5’s In Australia

    Woz Watch: Steve Wozniak Waiting For One Of The First iPhone 5’s In Australia

    Every time Apple releases a new iPhone, Steve Wozniak is going to be waiting up all night on line to get one. TechCrunch was planning to talk to him at one of his usual digs at an Apple Store in Los Gatos or San Jose. But, this time it turns out the Apple co-founder is waiting in Australia. According to his tweet from an hour ago, he’s “In line for first iPhone 5’s in… Read More

  • Steve Wozniak Is “A Little Afraid” About The Future Of Apple (TCTV)

    Steve Wozniak Is “A Little Afraid” About The Future Of Apple (TCTV)

    As he was waiting first in line to buy the new iPhone 4S, Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak said he is “a little afraid about the future of Apple” even though “it could go positive.” Some of his concerns are based on Apple’s iPhone 4S product demo. He says the company talked about its dual-core processor, but “Steve (Jobs) doesn’t want us to think… Read More

  • Steve Wozniak On How The iPhone 4S Will Change His Life (TCTV)

    Steve Wozniak On How The iPhone 4S Will Change His Life (TCTV)

    Steve Wozniak likes to be the first person in line to buy the latest Apple products. This evening, the Apple co-founder and designer of the Apple I and II, was #1 on line outside the Apple store in Los Gatos, California to get the iPhone 4S. He tweeted about it and he’ll be staying up all night. TechCrunch TV caught up with Woz and asked him why he does it. He explains what feature… Read More

  • Woz: Apple Almost Launched A Phone In 2004, Android Will "Win The Race"

    Woz: Apple Almost Launched A Phone In 2004, Android Will "Win The Race"

    Apple cofounder Steve Wozniak was being his fascinating self again this morning, revealing in an interview with Dutch newspaper De Telegraaf that the company he helped get off the ground actually developed a smartphone in partnership with a well-known Japanese electronics company as early as 2004, but shelved the project prior to its debut (via Engadget). Apple introduced the first iPhone… Read More

  • Steve Wozniak On Antennagate, Google And Steve Jobs (Video)

    Steve Wozniak On Antennagate, Google And Steve Jobs (Video)

    We’ve posted videos and interviews of Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak before – the man happens to have a lot of interesting things to say. But do check out this recent video, recorded last week at the Campus Party in Valencia, Spain. In a conversation with a live audience, Woz speaks out on Antennagate (again), Apple and its relationship with Google and his own relationship with… Read More

  • Impartial Woz prefers iPhone over Android

    In a recent interview with The Seoul Economic Daily in Korea, Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak praised the Apple iPhone over Android. Woz has three iPhones and an iPad, so it should be no surprise that he prefers them over Android, though he does give some tepid praise to the voice recognition of Android on his Nexus One phone. Woz also provided some advice to Read More

  • Steve Wozniak Talks iPad (Video)

    Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak paid a visit to California State University of Chico yesterday after the official unveiling of the iPad, and while there he was asked by the audience how he sees the device affecting the entertainment industry. Videomaker caught his response on video, posted it to YouTube and voilà, one of the first official opinion of the Woz finds it way to us and more… Read More

  • Dancing with the Stars prediction: Steve Wozniak will be voted off first

    Woz, Sorry, buddy. I my geek heart goes out to ya but what are you thinking? Dancing with the Stars? The last geek, Mark Cuban, who is a physically fit NBA owner made it through four rounds of cuts and I would be shocked if you make it through one. Who am I to judge though. Maybe you’re a closet tinker bell and will surprise everyone. Props for at least doing the show. Kick Steve-O in… Read More

  • Video: Woz on Apple's product development future and Steve Jobs' health

    Steve Wozniak was on a Bay Area NBC station and provided some valuable insight about Apple’s future. This is a must watch video for bored Apple fanboys on a lazy Sunday afternoon. What else do you have going on? Seriously, click the “Read Post” link for the five minute video. Read More

  • Woz goes D-List!

    Damn son! Who knew Woz was such a player? Girlfriend and celebrity Kathy Griffin took him to the opening of Diablo’s Cantina in Las Vegas on Saturday and showed off the goods. He looks pretty good in that all black ensemble! She Needs To Marry This One! [Perez Hilton] Read More

  • Steve Wozniak Dating A Celebrity!

    Fugmaster and Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak is now dating Kathy Griffin. You may know Kathy from her Bravo show “My Life On The D-List”, which has brought her back into the spotlight. The two met during one of Griffin’s stand-up acts. Classy! Score! [Perez Hilton] Read More