Apple are no dummies, and surely they didn't expect it to take Mac owners long to discover that many of the new iMac models were being assembled in the USA once again -- but that appears to be only the beginning.
With so much going on at Apple in the last 12 months, it's hard to believe that co-founder Steve Jobs has actually been gone during that time. On Friday, Apple's homepage remembers the iconic leader who passed away one year ago.
Of all the news items we report here at MacLife.com, writing about the death of Apple co-founder Jobs at age 56 is certainly the one we’ve dreaded the most. By now, co-workers, celebrities, politicians, journalists and even regular folks who simply love Apple products have all chimed in on the news. We woke up this morning in a world with one less visionary -- particularly difficult when there are so few of them to begin with. Here’s a recap of related news and events for Thursday, October 6.
Eric Schmidt may not be the CEO of Google these days, but he’s still a very visible face for the search giant. At this week’s Dreamforce 2011 conference in San Francisco, the Google chairman lavishes praise on Steve Jobs as CEO of Apple while lamenting that he couldn't stay on the company's board of directors.
We already know how most of you feel about Steve Jobs’ departure as CEO of Apple this week, but what about some of the company’s manufacturing partners in Asia? A new report claims that the resignation will have minimal impact on them, particularly because new CEO Tim Cook was already overseeing most of that business in the first place.
If Steve Jobs' Reality Distortion Field had a Bizarro counterpart, Tim Cook would almost certainly be at the controls. Raised on the mundane minutia of Apple's inventory chain and gross margins, Cook doesn't evoke adoration among Apple fanboys and girls; in fact, most of them wouldn't even recognize Apple's new CEO if they passed him on a Cupertino street.
While it’s easy to get caught up in the whole “Apple versus Google” drama, sometimes it’s nice to take in a story where the two work together, simpatico. In the wake of Steve Jobs’ resignation as CEO on Wednesday, a Google senior vice president shares a story that does just that.
Think you know everything there is to know about Apple, Inc. and CEO Steve Jobs? You probably don’t know as much as Adam Lashinsky, whose new Fortune magazine article “Inside Apple” is stirring up plenty of interest in the latest issue.
Of all the people you'd compare Steve Jobs to, surely Leonardo DaVinci is not the first to come to mind. However, that's not a bad comparison because, after all, Jobs is as much of an innovator for the world of technology--especially mobile technology--as DaVinci was during the Renaissance Era.
Softbank CEO, Masayoshi Son, actually made this comparison after becoming entirely smitten with the Apple co-founder's achievements.
"Hundreds of years from now, Leonardo DaVinci and Steve Jobs will be held in the same high regard," he said. "[Jobs] doesn't see his products as just a product. It's as if they are his artwork or something that embodies his very own life."