Even as Ashton Kutcher's portrayal of Steve Jobs fades from our memory, writer Aaron Sorkin is said to have finally delivered his own take on the late Apple co-founder in-between seasons of The Newsroom, which Sony is expected to put into production sometime in the future. So who will play Jobs in the big-budget official adaptation of the Walter Isaacson bio? It's never too early to speculate...
It looks like the technical problems have returned for those of us who interact with Apple's sites, and this time it's not just limited to developers. Many users (including myself) couldn't download certain content from the App Store and iTunes this morning, and while that issue's apparently been resolved, some users are now experiencing trouble with FaceTime.
The Apple System Status page has received a bit of a facelift. And with the update comes the ability to see more detailed explanations of why an App Store, iCloud system, or service is experiencing an issue. Current -- and recent -- outages are now displayed on a timeline, with an explanation of those affected.
In today's afternoon news roundup, Apple's looking for new ways to ditch Google as the default search engine for its Safari browser, iMessages has a brief outage, and Apple's stock prices shoot through the roof.