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Corning announces release of new Gorilla Glass 3 with improved scratch resistance





Corning, a supplier of glass for iPhone and iPad, has announced the third version of the Gorilla Glass panels. The glass reduces scratches and significantly improves overall strength.


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Written by Svetlana Osipova

Friday, January 4th, 2013. 17:41

Ashton Kutcher-led movie "jOBS" comes out in April



The Open Road Films has announced that it is the distributor of the film "jOBS" staged under the guidance of Ashton Kutcher. The full release of the movie will take place in April this year, reports Deadline.


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Friday, January 4th, 2013. 17:38

Steve Jobs' "Venus" is no longer impounded



Last Friday, it was noted that the Jobs family's new yacht had been confiscated by the authorities of the Netherlands as a result of the dispute over design payment in favor of the famous French designer Philippe Starck. Stark asserted that he should have received the payment in the amount of 9 million euros for designing yacht, however the Jobs family reported that agreed rate was equal to 6% of the yacht valued in the 105 million euros. Stark said that his fee will be lower by about 3 million euro.


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Wednesday, December 26th, 2012. 11:31

Steve Jobs's yacht is confiscated on the case of payment of 3.6 million dollars over design



DutchNews.nl notices in articles of the Dutch mass-media that Steve Jobs's yacht "Venus" started couple of months back, has been confiscated by the authorities because of dispute over a payment for the design executed by well-known French designer Philippe Starck.


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Sunday, December 23rd, 2012. 23:39

Apple may sell 13 million TV sets



Last week, Tim Cook revealed that the television was an area of intense "interest" for Apple. Today, analyst Katy Huberty from Morgan Stanley shared the results of the survey.

"11% of respondents said they would be "extremely interested" in buying an Apple-branded TV set, which translates into 13 million units in the U.S. alone. 36% said they would be "somewhat interested," which could translate into another 43 million units.


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Wednesday, December 12th, 2012. 22:59

Apple received patents on the design of the iPhone and iPad by Steve Jobs and jony Ive.



On Tuesday, a number of key patents associated with the design of the iPhone 4 have been owned by Apple that are partially credited with Steve Jobs, as well as the L-shaped connector MagSafe, and iPad with Smart Cover.

Steve Jobs, Apple co-founder, is one of those who enlisted in the United States Patent D671937, titled simply "Electronic Device". It includes the design of the iPhone 4 along with the original antenna that wa sfinally  improved and replaced in the iPhone 4S.


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Wednesday, December 5th, 2012. 23:31

"JOBS" biopic Starring Ashton Kutcher Will Be Premiered At Sundance Film Festival Jan.27



Today Sundance Film Festival announced that the Steve Jobs biopic “JOBS” with Ashton Kutcher will premier at the festival this January.


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Tuesday, December 4th, 2012. 12:10

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The yacht that Steve Jobs built with French designer Philippe Starck revealed



Super yacht "Venus", the design of which was commissioned by Apple’s co-founder, Steve Jobs, was officially launched in Aalsmeer, on Sunday. The opening was attended by the Jobs` family. 80-metre hull made entirely of aluminum. In addition to "the Spartan” Interior, steering cabin is equipped with seven 27-inch iMacs using navigation, management systems and other software for the operation of Venus.


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Written by Svetlana Osipova

Tuesday, October 30th, 2012. 0:42

Apple to open Palo Alto store on Saturday



On Saturday, Apple opened a retail store in downtown of Palo Alto, California. The new store, which is less than two quarter away from the present location of the Apple, ia a shop with glass front part, similar to other Apple retail stores, but it is covered by black fence.


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Monday, October 29th, 2012. 0:51

Phil Schiller Claims Customers Aren't Asking for Built-In Blu-Ray Anymore



According to Apple’s Head of Marketing, Phil Schiller, Apple's customers don't need Blu-ray drives in their Macs. Not surprising, since Apple has removed the optical disk drives from their laptops, and now in desktop computers, but it can cause some confusion among fans of Blu-ray.


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Saturday, October 27th, 2012. 18:36

Apple Marks One-Year Anniversary of Steve Jobs' Death



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Today is the one-year anniversary of Steve Jobs' death, and Apple has posted on their website a simple letter of remembrance from Tim Cook below the standard site navigation bar  and presented a nearly two-minute photo slideshow of Jobs paired with some of his famous audio clips.

A message from Tim Cook, Apple’s CEO.

Steve’s passing one year ago today was a sad and difficult time for all of us. I hope that today everyone will reflect on his extraordinary life and the many ways he made the world a better place.


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Saturday, October 6th, 2012. 1:15

Insiders Detail Steve Jobs' Role in Apple's Mapping Effort



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Bloomberg has recently provided an interesting glimpse of Steve Jobs' role in Apple's mapping effort. The project has been a number of years in the making but which only now has made its way into the public's hands. The report claims Apple's mapping effort was Jobs' idea. He wished Apple to move away from using Google’ Maps on iOS devices.


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Another Apple 1 Computer Will Be Put Up For Auction in October



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In June BBC reported that one of a few still functioning Apple 1 computers was sold at auction for about $375,000. The report also noted that only around 50 Apple’s are still in existence.

Today The Daily Mail reported that another Apple 1 computer will be auctioned off in October, and given that it is non-functional the device has been estimated to be sold for about $125,000. The report said:


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Thursday, August 30th, 2012. 0:20

Apple Hits New Highs as Tim Cook Celebrates One Year as CEO



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On August 24 one year ago Steve Jobs stepped down from the Apple’s CEO post which he held for more a decade and Tim Cook took over the company’s management. After the announcement, Apple's stock dropped more than 5% in after hours to $351.

But now Apple is the most valuable publicly-traded company in the world. Its current share price is $668, gaining more than 75% year-over-year. With Cook in charge, Apple released the iPhone 4S, the new iPad, the Retina MacBook Pro, Mountain Lion and previewed the next version of iOS.


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Saturday, August 25th, 2012. 14:44

A stolen Steve Jobs' iPad ended up in the hands of the local clown



Recently it was revealed that last month, Steve Jobs's house was robbed. The thief broke into the house, which was in disrepair and stole property valued $ 60.000, including several iMacs and iPads, Tiffany jewelry and wallet of Steve Jobs in dollar in it. The San Jose Mercury News reports that one of the stolen iPad fell into the hands of "Kenny the Clown", a local clown that performs shows for children and tourists in the Bay Area. Kenny got the iPad from a friend Kariem McFarlin, the thief who confessed to his crimes.


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Wednesday, August 22nd, 2012. 14:38