Ideo’s David Kelley talks design, Steve Jobs

The founder of Ideo, a longtime friend of Apple’s co-founder, is a pioneer of “design thinking.” He opens up to CBS’ Charlie Rose on “60 Minutes.” Design guru David Kelley tells Charlie Rose about one of Ideo’s bright ideas: An iPhone application that allows children to receive calls from Sesame Street character Elmo about topics […]

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Steve Jobs’ yacht gives insights into his design process

Jobs and noted designer Philippe Starck spent five years working out the details of the super yacht Venus. Jobs worked for years to refine the details of a boat he would never get to board. Last month, we stumbled upon videos of Steve Jobs’ yacht, the Venus, which was reportedly unveiled a year after Jobs’ death. […]

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The sleek lines of Steve Jobs’ yacht

The Venus, a yacht commissioned by the Apple co-founder, appears in the Netherlands. It is said to be, well, minimalist. A lot of love went into Venus. It’s hard to imagine Steve Jobs standing on the deck of a yacht, shouting out orders. But not very hard. Less hard is to imagine that this yacht […]

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How Steve Jobs’ 7-inch flip-flop worked to Apple’s advantage

It was not long ago that the company’s former leader publicly trashed the 7-inch tablet as a wrongheaded tech idea. Then he had an epiphany. It doesn’t rise to the level of “read my lips, no new taxes.” Still. With the announcement of a “mini” iPad with a 7.9-inch screen, Apple trotted out a smaller version of its […]

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Tribute to Steve Jobs’, Shadow lives on MacBook Pro laptops

As many remember Apple’s co-founder on the one-year anniversary of his death, one customizer pays tribute with a charity auction of limited-edition MacBook Pros featuring his image. In memory of Steve Jobs, laser-cutting outfit Uncover today announced the auction of three Steve Job tribute MacBook Pro laptops with the rear-illuminated Apple logo containing the silhouette of the […]

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To mark the one-year anniversary of Steve Jobs’ death, Apple replaced its home page today

Company replaces its home page with a poignant remembrance of its iconic co-founder. To mark the one-year anniversary of Steve Jobs’ death, Apple replaced its home page today with a tribute video to its co-founder and a letter from CEO Tim Cook. The 1-minute, 45-second video on Apple.com features black-and-white still images and quotes from Jobs. “It’s […]

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The first full calendar year of Apple without Steve Jobs: Five hits and misses

Apple in the post-Jobs era.Apple’s just now entering its second year without co-founder Steve Jobs. This week marks the beginning of Apple’s next financial year. It’s also the first full calendar year of Apple without Steve Jobs. The technology icon passed away a year ago today. Now’s as good a time as any to take […]

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Steve Jobs speech reveals Apple had been working on iPad for 27 years

Rare full recording of 1983 Steve Jobs speech reveals Apple had been working on iPad for 27 years. Steve Jobs gave in 1983 at the Center for Design Innovation. That talk covered a wide range of topics from wireless computing to the project that would become Google StreetView. Now, reader Marcel Brown has unearthed an original […]

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A Lost Time Capsule And Steve Jobs’ Lisa Mouse

The story of a lost time capsule containing Steve Jobs’ Lisa mouse. I shared a story with you about a speech Steve Jobs gave in Aspen in 1983, in which he talked about concepts that would become the iPad and App Store. Reader Marcel Brown was kind enough to share that speech with us in the […]

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