Steve Wozniak

JOBS may not be entirely accurate, but does it matter?

JOBS may not be entirely accurate, but does it matter?

The Steve Jobs biopic, JOBS, made its debut this past weekend at the Sundance Film Festival (with a theatrical release on April 19), and the reviews have begun pouring in. While many critics praised Kutcher and Gad for a job well done in their roles as Steve Jobs and Steve Wozniak, respectively, they were quick to criticize a few inaccurate details in the film. For instance, we saw the first clip from the film a few days ago, and Steve Wozniak said himself that the scene was “totally wrong,” and it’s actually not what happened at all during the early days of Apple. In the long run, though, does it really matter? In the Hollywood industry where the truth doesn’t always entirely make it through anyway, should we really be upset that a narrative non-fiction film isn’t 100% accurate?

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First clip from JOBS shows Kutcher, Gad in action [UPDATE]

First clip from JOBS shows Kutcher, Gad in action [UPDATE]

The anticipation is building to extreme levels for the upcoming biopic, JOBS, about co-founder and former Apple CEO Steve Jobs, and sidekick Steve Wozniak. The two characters are played by Ashton Kutcher and Josh Gad, respectively, and for the first time, we get to see the two of them in action, thanks to the very first clip from the movie that was released today.

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Ashton Kutcher and Josh Gad making an appearance at Macworld/iWorld 2013

Ashton Kutcher and Josh Gad making an appearance at Macworld/iWorld 2013

Last week we had a look at a couple of new photos from the jOBS movie set, which showed off actors Ashton Kutcher and Josh Gad resembling Steve Jobs and Steve Wozniak back in Apple's early days. Today, the folks behind the Macworld/iWorld expo have announced that the two stars will be making an appearance and will be attending a talk during the conference.

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Steve Jobs biopic photos reveal Woz in action

Steve Jobs biopic photos reveal Woz in action

We've already seen Ashton Kutcher's extremely close resemblance of Steve Jobs in the upcoming biopic jOBS, which is set to debut on January 27 at the Sundance Film Festival. However, we haven't seen any photos of actor Josh Gad all dressed up as Steve Wozniak, until now. A couple of new photos from the movie set reveal Gad's similarities to classic Woz.

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SlashGear Evening Wrap-Up: November 14, 2012

SlashGear Evening Wrap-Up: November 14, 2012

Welcome to Wednesday evening everyone. Today Samsung rejected rumors that it's been charging Apple a 20% premium on processors for iDevices, saying that since the prices are determined and agreed upon at the beginning of the year, it would be pretty difficult to change them. Speaking of Apple, the company confirmed today that it will soon open its first store in South America - the store will be located in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil to be exact.

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Steve Wozniak says Microsoft is more innovative than Apple

Steve Wozniak says Microsoft is more innovative than Apple

Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak has never been shy to express his true feelings on different topics, and he's certainly not afraid to be honest when asked anything about the company he helped build. During TEDx Brussels, Wozniak was asked questions on various technology topics, and was even asked what he thought of the Microsoft vs. Apple innovation war.

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Steve Wozniak to star in iOS game with Danny Trejo

Steve Wozniak to star in iOS game with Danny Trejo

What could be more awesome than Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak starring in an iOS game? The game's title: "Danny Trejo's Vengeance: Woz with a Coz." In the game, the two will work alongside each other to fight a city of bad guys with a variety of weapons. The game is 8-bit, and slated for release by November 22.

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SlashGear Evening Wrap-Up: October 2, 2012

SlashGear Evening Wrap-Up: October 2, 2012

Welcome to Tuesday evening, everyone. The afternoon brought us a number of interesting stories, including brand new shots of what appears to be the long-rumored iPad Mini. Speaking of devices with the word "Mini" in their name, some are thinking that Samsung will announce the Galaxy S III Mini next week after German press invitations suggested something along those lines. iOS 6 adoption has hit 60% of Apple's user base, and we found out today that Motorola has dropped its ITC lawsuit against Apple, but we don't why just yet.

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Woz tells fan community to chill out

Woz tells fan community to chill out

If you're a fan of either Android or iOS and make it your mission to insult the other band whenever you get the chance, Steve Wozniak is now on your case. It's no secret that this co-founder of Apple owns his fair share of devices from all corners of the mobile universe, but loves iOS and Android the most - have a peek at his backpack to see what he carries. This week in an impromptu conversation with the internet via SlashDot, Woz spoke up on a subject that's near and dear to a lot of nerd hearts: which is better, Android or iOS?

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SlashGear Evening Wrap-Up: September 21, 2012

SlashGear Evening Wrap-Up: September 21, 2012

Friday is here once again, which means that for many of us, the weekend has already started. Of course, today was the big iPhone 5 launch, and there was no lack of news stories to go along with it. Before the iPhone 5 landed in the US, it launched in the UK and Japan and was greeted by long lines. We also had a couple of drop tests hit the Internet - in the first one we saw, the iPhone 5 didn't fare too well, but in the second drop test, it emerged victorious over the Samsung Galaxy S III. We also talk about all of the different options you have on your disposal on this launch day, so if you're thinking of picking up an iPhone 5, be sure to check that out.

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Woz on iPhone in 40 years: “I won’t want you humans”

Woz on iPhone in 40 years: “I won’t want you humans”

Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak recently touched down in Australia to give a speech at the QUT Business Leaders' Forum - on the same day the iPhone 5 released in the country, no less. While he was there, Australia's 9 News reports that he took some time to look to the future and consider the technology we'll be enjoying in 40 years. It turns out that he's excited for the AI era to arrive in force, talking about all of the advancements we'll have made in just a few decades' time.

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SlashGear Evening Wrap-Up: September 13, 2012

SlashGear Evening Wrap-Up: September 13, 2012

Welcome to Thursday evening folks - just one day left to go before the weekend is here once again. Today we were finally given some actual details about the Wii U, and it's safe to say that anticipation is quite a bit higher now that we know it's release date and pricing. Nintendo started off early with pricing and release information for Japan, and later on in the day, gave us pricing and release date details for the US and European releases. We were also given a list of "launch window" titles for the Wii U, and we have to say - it looks pretty impressive.

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