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Funny or Die Set to Release a Film Loosely Based on Jobs

Funny or Die, the website founded and supported by actor Will Ferrell, is coming out with its first 60-75-minute feature based on the life Apple founder, the late Steve Jobs. Called the iSteve, I am not sure you want to take this film seriously. By far the longest project done by the website, which is

Raise The Next Steve Jobs; Weird?

Parenting magazine is trying something new. Their February issue is their first ever “Genius Issue”. The current issue of Parenting magazine focuses on raising smart kids and a connected parenting environment. The cover of the issue may draw some controversy and of course controversy sells magazines. As you can see from this cover grab taken

Woz: I Wish My iPhone Did All The Things My Android Does

Although both the Steve’s at the helm of Apple were geniuses, Steve Wozniak was the geeky engineer and Steve Jobs was the brilliant marketeer. So naturally with his stroke of geekiness and his engineering prowess Wozniak tries everything. The interwebs were all over this story Monday where Steve Wozniak gave his candid remarks about iPhone

Is Bill Gates Looking For A Steve Jobs Esque Return To The Top

Granted Bill Gates wasn’t forced out of the company that he founded, he took retirement and let Steve Ballmer take over. Ballmer had been with Gates essentially from the start of Microsoft, we’re sure Gates thought it was in good hands. Right now it appears that Microsoft is struggling with their mobile strategy. They’ve also

Android’s Hugo Barra Mum On Steve Jobs’ Comments About Android

As the Google Android team was preparing to announce Google’s next iteration of Android, Ice Cream Sandwich, leaks of the Walter Isaacson biography on Steve Jobs started hitting the street. Isaacson was chosen by Steve Jobs to do the biography on Apple’s co-founder and former CEO.  Previously, Isaacson had penned biographies on Benjamin Franklin and

Jobs Vowed Revenge On Google’s Schmidt For Android

Although Schmidt left some of the most heartfelt eulogies to Steve Jobs when he passed away earlier this month, Jobs was reportedly gunning for revenge. Prior to his death, writer Walter Isaacson had already started writing a tell all biography about Apple’s CEO, founder and tech giant Steve Jobs. The book, due out Monday, will

Samsung President Attends Steve Jobs Day

Before all of this bickering and all these patent wars between Apple and Samsung, Steve Jobs had a very close relationship with the family that controls Samsung in South Korea.  Three generations of Lee Kun-Hee’s family backed Jobs and his innovations over the years. It was the close relationship that Job  had with the family

Samsung Takes Break From Patent Feud To Offer Statement On Steve Jobs

Despite being in a bitter patent war with Apple, Samsung has stopped to offer condolences to Jobs, his family and colleagues. Samsung has issued the following statement: [Samsung Electronics CEO G.S. Choi expresses condolences over Apple Chairman Steve Jobs Passing ] Samsung Electronics is saddened to hear of Chairman Steve Jobs’ passing and would like to extend our deepest condolences. Chairman Steve Jobs introduced numerous revolutionary changes to the information technology industry and was a great entrepreneur. His innovative spirit and remarkable accomplishments will forever be remembered by people around the world.  We would like to again express our sincerest condolences to Mr.Jobs’ family and his colleagues.

Steve Jobs = Ronald McDonald

This is an op-ed if you couldn’t tell by the silly title. I was waiting to take in my thoughts before I did the obligatory Steve Jobs reaction piece.  Some of our Twitter followers got me thinking and I’m ready so here it is: Steve Jobs wasn’t just the CEO of Apple he was a

Apple Has Samsung Scrambling, Sets Sites On Motorla Xoom

I knew it, I knew that at some point while reporting this Apple vs every Android OEM in site I would resort to finding this clip on Youtube and using it for the art for a patent war story. After you watch the short clip, hit the break

German Android App Developers Get The Shaft In Apple Vs Amazon Battle

Apple has been trying to vigorously defend the words “App Store” from other third party “App Stores” that have adopted the same name.  Last month they took on GetJar, to which Getjar basically told Apple where to go.  Amazon hasn’t been so lucky. US courts denied Apple’s request for an injunction against other app stores

Android Activates 15 Million More Devices Than iOS Sold Last Quarter

From the “Oh boy, thedroidguy is going to get ripped for this one files…” Silicon Valley is in an uproar today because Apple released their 2nd quarter earnings yesterday.  The highlight of their earnings calls included 28.57 billion in revenue, beating Wall Street’s forecast of $24.72 billion. Keep in mind Apple is in the hardware

Apple Revises Refund Policy For Taiwan, Google Still Holding Out

Back at the end of June we reported that Google was in a standoff with Taiwan’s government over app downloads.  In Taiwan there is a 7 day grace period for any virtual goods purchased over the internet where the customer doesn’t have the availability to “touch” it before purchase. This is a standing rule for

Nearly Half Of iOS Developer’s Are Developing For Android As Well.

A survey taken at Apple’s WWDC conference in San Francisco earlier this month revealed some interesting information.  According to the survey 47% of developers polled say that they also develop for Android. Bare in mind the source of the data, we’d say that is an overwhelminly large response, after all these are true to the

Backplane Receives $1 Million Investment From Eric Schmidt and Lady Gaga

Lady Gaga has been getting more and more into the world of technology lately. Just recently, it was announced, that the pop singer is partnering with Eric Schmidt’s Tomorrow Ventures to invest at least one million dollars in a new start up company called Backplane, according to the New York Times.

EXCLUSIVE: Video Walk Through of Some iOS 5 New Features

This video doesn’t need that much of an introduction.  Just over an hour ago Scott Forstall, VP of IOS for Apple went on stage at WWDC and explained some of the great new features in iOS5.  We got our hands on a device with those features. Sure all the tech blogs will have some hands

OMG I’m Getting An iPhone iOS Has Notification Center

Sure I used to use an iPhone, heck I used a Blackberry too. One of the biggest things about iPhone that annoyed me was the bubble notifications that I’d get while surfing the web or playing a game.  I’m playing a game mom I don’t want a text message. Well today on stage at WWDC