steve jobs

A Few Stories About Steve

I don’t really know what to say about Steve Jobs’ passing last night, other than: it actually shocked me, and that surprised me. I was on a treadmill at the gym. I looked around frantically to see if anyone else’s reality had suddenly gotten a little weird. To my left, a woman coolly ignored...

Today's Obsession: The Mac Turns 27

Yesterday was the 27th anniversary of the unveiling of the Mac. In this video, The crowd goes crazy, Jobs nearly cries, and the Mac is about as impressive by today’s standards as a cardboard box. But still charming! you can see the origins of the videos we now see when we start up a...

Today's Obsession: Scully on Jobs

Four days ago, Cult of Mac hosted a frank interview with former Apple CEO John Scully, talking specifically about Steve Jobs. I usually grind my teeth at any hint of a cult of personality, like the one that this interview implies, but after reading it, my mind is changed. It sounds like, from Scully’s...

Today's Obsession: What Jobs Didn't Say

Today in eyerolling news, iTunes’ interface has been totally redesigned yet again, after being totally redesigned in version 9 a year ago. The good news is it’s a bit more bearable to look at now; icons are dimmer and sapped of all color. It may take me a touch longer to find my iPhone’s...