The book “Steve Jobs” by “Walter Isaacson” is an exclusive biography of Steve Jobs, co-founder of Apple Inc. This book is based on more than forty interviews with Jobs conducted in over two years. Not only this but this book is also based on the interviews with more than a hundred family members, friends, adversaries, competitors, and colleagues. Following are some of the worth telling quotations from the book:
“One way to remember who you are is to remember who your heroes are. (Steve Jobs)”
“The people who are crazy enough to think they can change the world are the ones who do.”
“Steve Jobs: “The best way to predict the future is to invent it.” Read more…
Apple Inc. is reportedly launching two television sets with 55 and 65-inch screens in the fourth quarter of 2014.
According to analysts at Advanced Research Japan Co., a Tokyo-based research firm, Apple would launch two television sets by the fourth quarter of 2014. These ultra-high definition TV sets will have 55 and 65-inch screens.
The televisions are said to be “frameless”. Most probably, the company will get the services of Taiwan’s Foxconn Technology Group.
Rumors of the TV sets by the company are there for years but the rumors got strength in 2011 after the death of Steve Jobs and after the release of his biography reporting that he had figured out a way to revolutionize TV.
“Chief Executive Officer Tim Cook said May 29 that TV is an area of “intense focus” for Apple as it seeks to add products that can build on the success of Macs, iPhones and iPads.” Read more…
Apple Inc. becomes the best Global Brand of 2013. Google and Coca Cola are at 2nd and 3rd position respectively, as reported by marketing firm Interbrand. Read more…
Apple Inc. has patented tactile feedback technology in an electronic device that will enable the device to interact with the user through vibration, heat, electrical or visual ways.
This feedback will be helpful in smaller devices in which a decrease in input and output size may pose a problem. Moreover, this feedback will be helpful for people with certain disabilities such as blind people, and people in certain other situations such as people using mobile devices in darkness.
In order to use tactile feedback, electronic device would be provided with menus and selectable options to facilitate the use of this feature as you can see in the figures 6 and 7 (of the patent below).
Apple released its new version of iOS, i.e. iOS 6.1.3, yesterday with some fixes to the security bug along with the blockage of Evasi0n untethered jailbreak on all iOS devices including the latest iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch.