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  A few things Steve Jobs hates doing but his successor did


After Apple released a few "amazing/great" products on 9th September, there are tons of discussions about these new products. The impression most people have is that Apple is losing its capability of innovation and doing things that are NOT different anymore. People will bring back the good memories of Apple when Steve Jobs was still alive everytime when they feel disappointed about the new products Apple released. In this event, Apple released some products which Steve Jobs was hating including...

   Apple,Steve Jobs,Tim Cook,Stylus,Hate     2015-09-11 08:47:13


  The Value of the Designer Who Codes


"Well, it's a start, but basically it stinks," said Steve Jobs, telling early Apple engineer Chris Espinosa exactly how he felt about the company's first calculator application. Iteration after iteration, Jobs continued to be dissatisfied with the calculator. Espinosa continued to code, slowly inching his way to perfection. But nothing was quite right. In a flash of both brilliance and perhaps frustration, Espinosa put together a visual builder that let Jobs design the calculator himself...

   Designer,Coder,Value,Designer knows code     2012-01-03 10:49:39


  Today in history : Steve Wozniak invented Apple I in 1975


The original Apple Computer, also known retroactively as the Apple I, or Apple-1, is a personal computer invented by Steve Wozniak ion 29th June, 1975. Wozniak's friend Steve Jobs had the idea of selling the computer. Features:CPU : MCStek 6502CPU Speed : 1MHzBus Speed : 1MHzMemory : 8KbResolution : 60.05 Hz, 40*24 charactersPower : 58WPrice : $666.66The Apple I went on sale in July 1976 at a price of US$666.66, because Wozniak "liked repeating digits" and because they originally sold it to a lo...

   Apple I,History,Steve Wozniak     2012-06-29 06:00:08


  Steve Jobs's prediction about wireless,iPad and App Store in 1983


1983 was still a year uncultivated. That year, Apple released the first personal computer Apple Lisa with graphical user interface in the world, TCP/IP was released less than two years, the Internet was basically still a wasteland. General people had few knowledge about computer. Steve Jobs still needed to start with "What is the computer" in his speech. Today, we have become accustomed to social networking, smart phones and mobile Internet, it was really unbelievable at that time. That ye...

   Steve Jobs, record,Apple,prediction     2012-10-03 04:37:17


  Amazon is a good company but doesn't have the best business model


Public opinion about a company is usually based on its performance. If it performs well, people will praise it, otherwise people will blame it. In 1999, Apple was still a broken apple(Steve Jobs's talent and effort was paid off yet). Public opinion about Apple was the closed model caused Apple's failure. They built hardware themselves, developed software themselves and delivered service themselves, this is certainly not sustainable. But Steve Jobs let everyone see this new model. In order to con...

   Business model,Amazon,Apple, Microsoft     2013-07-02 11:34:45


  On being happy


For the whole past night I lay awake without sleeping a minute, mostly because I am still fully jet-lagged from the move to Europe yesterday. For some reason, the one thought that entered my mind was one about what it means to be happy. Yes, of course, being on an exciting startup journey, there are other goals which are more in the foreground. There is creating a product users love, getting funding or earning enough money to sustain yourself. Whilst I greatly enjoy this product and user fo...

   Happiness,Attitude,Steve Jobs     2011-12-26 08:59:08


  App Store, Most Effective Weaponry In Apple’s Armor


Apple’s most effective and effectual weaponry is its app store. Surprisingly however, the first generation iPhone did not support any Mobile apps, and Steve Jobs was actually proud of this fact. Back then, in 2007, third party mobile apps were not allowed on the iPhone. Jobs in-fact announced that Mobile app developers could use the most modern standards and write customized mobile apps for the iPhone web browser. He said, “We think we’ve got a very sweet story for you. You can...

   Mobile app developers, customized mobile apps, software development kit,     2015-07-28 03:26:19


  You’re Overthinking It


You comb Hacker News daily, marveling at the neatly packaged startup tales, uber-effective best practices, super clever engineering solutions, and lots and lots of links to websites filled with Helvetica, minimalism, and pastel colors. You’ve attended Lean Startup workshops, read Four Steps to the Epiphany, and subscribe to the Silicon Valley Product Group blog. Honestly, it’s all very intimidating. My product advice, from one overthinker to another overthinker – throw it all away. I...

   Product,Business potential,Quality,Steve Jobs     2012-02-02 07:03:36


  Steve Ballmer will retire from Microsoft within one year


Microsoft today announced on its official website that CEO Steve Ballmer will retire from Microsoft with 12 months. But he will remain as the CEO until the successor is named. Steve Ballmer commented on his retirement as : There is never a perfect time for this type of transition, but now is the right time, We have embarked on a new strategy with a new organization and we have an amazing Senior Leadership Team. My original thoughts on timing would have had my retirement happen in the middle of...

   Microsoft,CEO,Retirement     2013-08-23 08:34:10


  How Can Anyone Still Hate Bill Gates


David Coursey from Forbes has a nice article on Gates titled - How Can Anyone Still Hate Bill Gates?There were a couple of line in Coursey's article that rang very true.All that money you think Gates stole from you? He’s giving it back, with interest, to the world’s poorest.All that money you think Apple has overcharged people? Apple still has it and Steve got and kept his share.Steve Jobs has fittingly had a long list of tributes. He was among the greatest technologists, businessmen, m...

   Bill Gates,Steve Jobs,Glory,Competition,Good guy     2011-11-05 07:08:56