The lines were long at the Apple Stores. The servers were taxed as people updated their iOS. This seemed to be another successful launch for Apple, but it still wasn’t the same. Tim Cook is fine, but he’s no Steve Jobs. That was the intent. Apple didn’t want him to be another Steve Jobs. Tim… Continue reading iPhone, iOS launches are a reminder of the Steve Jobs void
It isn’t often that CEOs negotiate a worse deal than the one they’re offered. Apple’s CEO Tim Cook isn’t your average negotiator. At his request, his compensation package has been modified to be based upon performance rather than tenure. His original deal called for 1,000,000 restricted shares of stocks to be given to him in… Continue reading Good guy Tim Cook has compensation adjusted to reflect performance
It’s easy to point fingers. It doesn’t take a genius to look at trends and start spouting doom and gloom. When Apple is concerned, it’s even easier, almost wanted, as the company has enjoyed golden child status for several years now. For the first time in a decade, Apple had a quarter that showed negative… Continue reading Is the end of the Apple era starting?
There are certain teams that are considered “dream jobs” by those who enter a field. Baseball players often dream of playing for the Yankees. Children of farmers who go to school for engineering often dream of working for John Deere. Tech geeks dream of working for Apple. Despite the tremendous size of the company, getting… Continue reading Getting a job at Apple – advice from those who did it
If you would have asked any stock analyst in the world back in September when Apple shares were sitting at $705 if shares had a chance of falling below $400 within six months, they would have admonished you for being a moron. It wasn’t going to happen. It couldn’t. Now that we’re five months out… Continue reading Will Apple stock fall below $400?
“Striking” might be overkill, but in a world where Jesse Eisenberg can get away with playing Mark Zuckerberg, this geek CEO doppelganger image is creepy enough to note. Kutcher tweeted the image after the premier of his new movie, jOBS, at the Sundance Film Festival. As far as the movie itself, the initial reviews range… Continue reading Kutcher tweets striking split image of himself and Jobs
When Gizmodo posted the Entertainment Weekly video of the first released clip from the upcoming movie jOBS, they declared in their headline that it was “actually pretty good”. Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak disagreed in the comments. Not close…we never had such interaction and roles…I’m not even sure what it’s getting at…personalities are very wrong although… Continue reading Steve Wozniak declares first clip from Steve Jobs biopic “Not close”
Don’t be fooled. 14-year old Santiago Gonzalez may seem like your average mild-mannered young teen who is probably owning you on Call of Duty: Black Ops 2, but his skills go well beyond your standard American youth. He programs. He builds apps. Cool apps. Is thnkrtv correct in speculating that he might be the next… Continue reading Before taking over the world, 14-yr old prodigy gives advice on iOS programming
The co-founder of Apple squeezes a ton of opinions and information into a video that’s less than 5-minutes long, but that doesn’t mean it’s light on data. In this string of consciousness talk that he gave for UCTV, he makes some points and humorous quips, but he mentions on thing that was very profound. With… Continue reading Steve Wozniak on the evolution of computer technology
Apple announced today that the App Store has had over 40 billion downloads since launching and that nearly half of those came in 2012 alone. This comes on the heals of an up and down year for Apple that is still operating in the shadows of its deceased co-founder Steve Jobs. “It has been an… Continue reading 40 billion apps downloaded from App Store – almost 20 billion in 2012