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Steve Jobs exhibit at US Patent Office Museum open now

Steve Jobs exhibit at US Patent Office Museum open now

This past week the United States Patent Office Museum (not to be confused with the actual patent office, mind you,) set up a lovely display of over 300 patents that have Steve Jobs' name on them, all this behind a gigantic set of iPhones as a monument to his innovation. This is all set up at the museum in Alexandria, Virginia, and you can find it in the atrium of the office's Madison Building headquarters. You'll be able to get in free and see all softs of interactive exhibits, a gallery of portraits, and a theater where short films will be shown. Fun stuff for your holiday weekend!

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George Clooney tapped for lead in Jobs biography film?

George Clooney tapped for lead in Jobs biography film?

I think with the recent death of tech legend Steve Jobs and the fact that his biography is on the best sellers list we all knew a film was coming. The word is that the flick planned to start production next year is looking for its lead to play Jobs. According to The Register, the person who is leading the running to get that lead role is George Clooney.

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Lost Steve Jobs interviews to be shown in movie theaters

Lost Steve Jobs interviews to be shown in movie theaters

If you are a fan of Steve Jobs and like to remember him by reading the new biography of his life and watching, some of the old interviews Jobs gave you will appreciate this. Back in 1995 after Jobs left Apple he did an interview with a man named Robert Cringely for a show that was airing in 1996 on PBS as a miniseries called Triumph of the Nerds: The Rise of Accidental Empires.

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Tim Cook turns the heat down at Apple

Tim Cook turns the heat down at Apple

It appears this week that Tim Cook has started to take ahold of Apple's innards in a way that'll make the company more tuned to his own unique brand of low-key. Sources from within the company have spoken with Wall Street Journal's Jessica Vascellaro saying that not only has Cook started to tend to administrative matters that Jobs never had interest in attending to, he's started to send out company-wide emails that address Apple employees as "Team." Cook has also reportedly been much more communicative than his predecessor thus far.

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Jobs originally wanted Intel in iPad according to biography

Jobs originally wanted Intel in iPad according to biography

Apple is a company that has been so successful in the technology realm that it's hard to believe just how well the company has done over the years. One of the most successful products that Apple has produced in a very long time is the iconic iPad. The iPad is by far the most popular tablet in the world today and according to the biography of the late Steve Jobs, he first wanted Intel to power the iPad.

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Sony wants Aaron Sorkin to write Steve Jobs movie

Sony wants Aaron Sorkin to write Steve Jobs movie

Sony has acquired the movie rights to Walter Isaacson's authorized biography of Steve Jobs and is reportedly pursuing screenwriter Aaron Sorkin to turn the book into a script for the big screen. Sorkin not only has several acclaimed works under his belt but also seems especially fit for the part since he had recently won an Academy Award for his work on the movie about Facebook called The Social Network.

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60 Minutes Steve Jobs biographer interview released [Video]

60 Minutes Steve Jobs biographer interview released [Video]

CBS has released the full 60 Minutes interview with Steve Jobs biographer Walter Isaacson, featuring excerpts from the book released today, along with recorded content from sessions with Jobs that have never before been heard. In the video - which you can find after the cut - Isaacson describes Jobs warts and all: "He's not warm and fuzzy" the writer observes, but was a man who, in his own words, wanted to "be with people who demand perfection."

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Apple “Celebrating Steve” memorial video released

Apple “Celebrating Steve” memorial video released

Apple has shared a video of the "Celebrating Steve" memorial event held on the company's Cupertino campus last wednesday, October 19, a 70 minute film with speeches from new CEO Tim Cook, design wizard Jonathan Ive, and members of the Apple board. The event - which saw Apple stores close for the day, and employees all over the world tune in to a streamed livecast - was a celebration of Steve Jobs, who passed on October 5.

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Jobs biography reveals plans for integrated Apple TV

Jobs biography reveals plans for integrated Apple TV

Among several interesting revelations, the new biography on the late Apple co-founder and former CEO, Steve Jobs, reveals his plans for a future Apple TV. And by that, we don't mean just another iteration of the current Apple TV set-top box, but a full-fledged Apple-branded television set designed on the same principles of simplicity and ease of use that have made Apple's other products so successful.

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Steve Jobs posthumous Apple design focus revealed

Steve Jobs posthumous Apple design focus revealed

Steve Jobs warned his team at Apple not to double-guess "what Steve would have done" after he passed, board member Al Gore has revealed, however the opinionated founder also made sure that design was still top of the agenda in developing new products. "Don't ask what Steve would have done, follow your own voice," Jobs told staff at Apple in the time preceding his death, Gore recalled in interview with AllThingsD. However, according to the previewed Steve Jobs biography, he also made sure that his "spiritual partner" Jonathan Ive, Apple's design chief, would remain unimpeachable.

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