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Tim Cook already has plenty of fans, but just in case you were wondering, we can add former US Vice President Al Gore to the list as well. Speaking with Bloomberg, the almost-43rd-President of the United States called Apple's head honcho "a fantastic CEO." This should come as little surprise, given...

October 18th 2013 at 4:15pm 0 Comments
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Al Gore: former Vice President, environmental activist, author, voice-over artist, gadget freak -- and psychic? The politician and supporter of all things green will be looking into his crystal ball today, with a little help from The Wall Street Journal's Walt Mossberg here at SXSW. Join us after...

March 9th 2013 at 4:31pm 0 Comments
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Al Gore is not afraid of all the doom and gloom surrounding Apple. According to Forbes, the politician/environmentalist just spent US$440,000 to buy 59,000 shares of Apple stock. Of course, he exercised stock options that he received for serving on Apple's Board of Directors and bought the stoc...

January 18th 2013 at 2:00pm 0 Comments
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Al Gore, Former Vice President and member of the Apple board of Directors, sat down with Walt Mossberg at the recent AsiaD conference held in Hong Kong last week. Besides environmental issues and politics, Gore also talked about Steve Jobs, Apple and its board of Directors. Gore has served on App...

October 22nd 2011 at 1:00pm 0 Comments
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With Maxis still hip-deep in Spore's primordial ooze, EA's decision to hand the next game in the storied SimCity franchise over to Caesar IV devs Tilted Mill was understandable, if not entirely welcome given the game's move away from being a 'realistic urban simulation,' a shift decried by fans to...

October 10th 2007 at 5:56pm 0 Comments
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We all know former-VP Al Gore loves his Apple gear. Besides sitting on Cupertino's board of directors, he was happy to be shown toting his then-PowerBook around giving that wacky Academy Award-winning Keynote presentation of his. But today in Time's photo essay of his life, we got to see another si...

May 22nd 2007 at 7:06pm 0 Comments
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We're going to break from tradition this week and highlight a rig that is not a part of our flickr pool. At right we see former Vice President (and Apple Board member) Al Gore flanked by three huge Apple displays. We can only imagine where the computer powering those things is located in that clutte...

May 20th 2007 at 3:00pm 0 Comments
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On stage to discuss the game development process during Grasshopper Manufacture's 'Snake vs Zombie Vol. 2' event Saturday, Lumines producer Tetsuya Mizuguchi was instead questioned about his rumored involvement in an unannounced Al Gore project. Coy about details, Mizuguchi did confirm, "It's not go...

April 17th 2007 at 7:28pm 0 Comments
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As we all know, the biggest problem with conventional power strips are the unconventional plugs with whom the ol' girl mates. These boys come in all sizes and shapes resulting in at least one or two unusable sockets due to overlap. Well no more dear reader, at least not if the 2006 IDEA award winni...

July 11th 2006 at 8:04am 0 Comments
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Here it is ladies and gentlemen: TUAW Podcast #10 for 6/7/06. In this edition I sat down for some coffee talk with Dan Pourhadi and Conrad Quilty-Harper on everything from Apple's new 5G iPod U2 Edition to Macs in Best Buy, as well as gaming on, the finish of, and that darn glossy screen in the MacB...

June 7th 2006 at 7:00pm 0 Comments
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I saw 'An Inconvenient Truth' last night and I couldn't help but think, 'This is one long commercial about Apple.' Al Gore is seen, in almost every scene, sitting at his Powerbook fiddling with his presentation in Keynote, or giving his presentation with his Powerbook front and center. Apple has pos...

June 2nd 2006 at 7:00am 0 Comments