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$200,000 Apple 1 computer found in the trash

The machine that kicked everything off for Apple, the Apple 1, is now considered a collector’s item. The computer has left its mark on history and the remaining few in the world are worth quite a bit of money, around $200,000 to be exact. So as you would expect, employees …

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Apple may have cancelled its TV plans sometime last year

Once upon a time, Steve Jobs claimed to have finally cracked the code to TV and since then, speculation surrounding Apple’s own TV set with Apple TV integrated in has been rife. However, it looks like the company may have called it quits on the project some time last year. According …

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Apple executive not happy at new Steve Jobs biopic

Since Steve Jobs passed away in 2011, much has been said and written about him, and several people have attempted to craft the story of his life to show the different sides of the Apple founder. Rarely it seems are those closest to him happy however, and that’s no different …

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Vintage Apple I computer sells for $905,000

A British auction house has managed to sell a rare Apple I computer for $905,000, almost double the $500,000 it was expected to go for. The winning bid came from the Henry Ford Museum, which said that it will put the 1970s era machine on display for the public. Museum …

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Apple could have made a larger iPhone ‘years ago’

The iPhone is finally joining the ranks of plus sized handsets this year with the iPhone 6, featuring a 4.7 Inch display. While it appears that Apple has been slow to increase its screen size, CEO Tim Cook has stated that the company could have done this years ago but …

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Apple quietly removes iPod Classic from store

Apple has quietly said goodbye to the iPod Classic, having removed it from the Apple store shortly after the iPhone six and iWatch devices were announced. The iPod section of the store now only shows the iPod Touch, Nano and Shuffle. The iPod Classic originally launched in 2001, over the …

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Apple staff uncertain about slip in jOBS film roadmap

When we realised that the highly anticipated Steve Jobs biopic was running late, we headed down to the nearest Apple store. There can always be a difference between an initial announcement and the actual launch of a product. That’s true for hardware, software and – apparently – films. While the jOBS …

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Virgin America name a jet after Steve Jobs

Steve Jobs was one of the most important technology leaders, and to mark his legacy, Virgin America have named one of their fleet after him. They have embedded a popular Steve Jobs quote on the side of the Airbus A320 which reads “Stay Hungry, Stay Foolish”. The phrase was coined …

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12 inch Steve Jobs action figure to go on sale

Steve Jobs has left an impressive legacy behind, and many people are wondering how Apple will fare over the coming years without the iconic leader calling the shots. To celebrate his life, a company have made a lifelike action figure which may find room on the shelves beside other toys …

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Steve Jobs Biography breaking sales records in USA

With the death of iconic Apple leader Steve Jobs, the biography of his life by Walter Isaacson entitled ‘Steve Jobs’ is the top selling book in America. It has sold 380,000 copies in the US during the first week of sale, becoming the biggest seller since the debut of George …

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Jobs last words ‘Oh wow. Oh wow. Oh wow’.

Steve Jobs sister Mona Simpson revealed his last words in a eulogy she save at the Memorial Church of Stanford University. She said he looked at her, then his children, his wife and then beyond them all and said ‘Oh wow. Oh wow. Oh wow’. The New York times printed …

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Steve Jobs had Intel in mind for iPad

Steve Jobs high profile biography reveals a lot of interesting information and one which has surfaced is based around the use of Intel chips in the original iPad. Walter Isaacson revealed that Jobs considered using the Intel Atom in the first iPad. Jobs faced some counter arguments from Tony Fadell, …

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Why did Steve Jobs wear turtlenecks?

For many years I wondered why Apple co-founder Steve Jobs wore turtlenecks, thinking it was perhaps a fashion statement against ‘stuffy’ businessmen who wear suits. The question has been answered by Walter Isaacson, the author of the biography of Jobs. Isaacson spoke to Gawker explaining the late Apple leaders choices. …

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Apple issue invites for iPhone event Oct 4

Apple have issued invites to an event on October 4th which is based around the new iPhone. The email they sent to selected members of the press was called ‘Let’s talk iPhone’ and it will take place at their HQ in Cupertino. This event comes at a strong time for …

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Tim Cook replaces Steve Jobs as CEO of Apple

The Apple board of Directors have announced that iconic leader Steve Jobs has resigned as Chief Executive Officer. They have named Tim Cook as the new CEO. Tim Cook has been the Chief Operating Officer for Apple for some time and his move to replace Steve Jobs has not came …

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Apple keeping options open for CEO replacement

Steve Jobs hasn’t been well now for some time, and as we have reported in the past, he recently took some medical leave to get some rest and recuperate. The Wall Street Journal have an article up today which would seem to show that the Apple board of directors are …

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Jobs speaks about iCloud ‘It just all works’

Steve Jobs is one of the tech industries more dynamic speakers and he received a standing ovation from the 5,000 Mac faithful after his presentation at the Worldwide Developers Conference. Jobs has not been well, and he looked thin and rather poorly on stage, although he never mentioned his health …

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iPhone 5 (4S) to have ‘edge to edge’ screen ?

A reported early case for the iPhone 5 has shown up on Asian trading site AliBaba. Guangdong based Kulcase are apparently selling a crystal case for an ‘iPhone 5g’. The image shows that it has a larger, edge to edge screen and the flash has also moved from directly next …

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Apple employees make a ‘it gets better’ video

Apple staff have joined the ‘it gets better’ campaign with a new video which shows words of encouragement from their gay, lesbian and transgendered employees. One man in the video says “To finally be open and honest with who I am and what I want out of life. To my …

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Apple stock running out for original discounted iPad

Apple have run out of stock of the original 16GB iPad, which was selling at a reduced price as the iPad2 was launched to replace it. The Apple online store in America no longer offers the Wi-Fi only version of the original iPad in their clearance section and has run …

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Apple iPad 2 sneaks past the UK’s defences

People have been waiting for this launch for a long time. Well, the day is finally here when Brits can place an order for the Apple iPad 2. KitGuru investigates. Saying that the UK’s Apple stores are ‘open for business’ today, is a bit of a given, right? However, today …

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Apple gameplan to target budget markets

Berstein Research analyst Toni Sacconaghi has had a meeting with acting Apple CEO Tim Cook, CFO Peter Oppenheimer and VP Eddy Cue and his report highlights some interesting plans for Apple to expand market share in the near future. Sacconaghi’s report highlights that Tim Cook has huge plans to expand …

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