We all know Ashton Kutcher will soon be playing Steve Jobs, but did you know the enigmatic Apple co-founder also has a rare acting cameo to his name? Thanks to a long-lost in-house short film called “1944,” the truth can finally be revealed as Jobs portrays his own version of President Roosevelt during World War II. This and a whole lot more make up the news for this hump day on Wednesday, May 2, 2012!
There’s no denying that Apple makes a fascinating subject for authors, and it seems more books are being published attempting to demystify the company’s secrets and methods than ever before. Author Ken Segall has just debuted another one entitled Insanely Simple: The Obsession That Drives Apple’s Success.
Yeah, we were pretty excited that Tim Cook was visiting Valve headquarters as Apple is really rocking out the gaming world lately. And yeah, we were pretty deflated when Apple went and shot down that rumor. But there were other things rocking out this week, so go take a peek.
Since the death of Apple co-founder Steve Jobs last year, interest in the tech pioneer’s life has accelerated. A journalist who interviewed Jobs extensively over the course of 25 years has recently unearthed audio recordings of those meetings which shed new light on the man, the myth and the legend.
Like it or not, Ashton Kutcher will be stepping into the late Apple co-founder Steve Jobs’ shoes (and sandals) for an independent feature film based on the maverick’s life. As it turns out, the movie is on the fast track in the hopes of getting a release later this year.
As widely reported this week, That ‘70s Show doofus Kelso (better known as Ashton Kutcher) has been cast in a new indie feature based on the life of Steve Jobs. Okay, so looking at some pictures side by side, the guy does resemble Jobs -- especially in his younger days. But that got us thinking: Are there better actors who could play Steve Jobs?
Earlier this week, an interview with Google co-founder and CEO Larry Page claimed that Steve Jobs really didn’t hate Android as documented in his official biography. Now, the man who literally wrote the book on Jobs is setting the record straight, saying it was definitely not “for show.”
Longtime fans of Apple products may have done some hand-wringing when the CEO mantle passed from Steve Jobs to Tim Cook, but a new profile sheds light on how the current boss is thinking differently about management.
ER star Noah Wyle was the first actor to portray Apple co-founder Steve Jobs on film in the 1999 TV movie The Pirates of Silicon Valley, but he definitely won’t be the last. Ashton Kutcher is going from replacing Charlie Sheen to stepping into the late CEO’s shoes for a new film called Jobs.
March is rapidly winding to a close, but it continues to be an eventful month full of software updates (Retina Display and otherwise) and Apple-centric news galore, which today includes the release of audit results from Apple’s controversial manufacturing at Foxconn, as well as a detailed study on Cupertino’s tactical moves in the smartphone patent wars against Android. So what are you waiting for? Let’s get to reading the news for this Thursday, March 29, 2012.