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Etsy is a great place to find odd things, and you don't need to poke around on the site very long to find something unique. Case in point: This ridiculous adorable Steve Jobs figurine crafted from LEGO blocks. From the iconic jeans and black T-shirt to the glasses crafted from transparent blocks,...

November 1st 2013 at 6:30pm 0 Comments
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On October 1, 2013, Apple made a presentation at the Cupertino, Calif., city hall as part of the effort to seek approval to begin construction on Apple Campus 2. Part of the presentation included the video you see below, which features Apple co-founder and former CEO Steve Jobs being quoted at sev...

November 1st 2013 at 1:30pm 0 Comments
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It's the TUAW Daily Update, your source for Apple news in a convenient audio format. You'll get all the top Apple stories of the day in three to five minutes for a quick review of what's happening in the Apple world. You can listen to today's Apple stories by clicking the inline player (requires Fl...

October 30th 2013 at 3:15pm 0 Comments
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Last week, Tim Cook and co. took the stage at the Yerba Buena Center for the Arts and introduced a slew of new products. Indeed, for a single media event, there sure were a lot of products Apple managed to squeeze in; OS X Mavericks, iWork, iLife, refreshed Retina Display MacBook Pros, a completel...

October 30th 2013 at 9:00am 0 Comments
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A few weeks ago we reported that Steve Jobs' childhood home was poised to become a historical site, pending an evaluation by the Los Altos Historical Commission. Now comes word via the San Jose Mercury News that the vote was unanimous and that Jobs' childhood home has now been designated a "histo...

October 30th 2013 at 8:00am 0 Comments
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It doesn't seem like Patricia Jobs, sister of famed Apple co-founder Steve, is exactly onboard with her family home being designated a "historic resource" by the Los Altos Historical Commission. Not that it matters, anyway. According to the San Jose Mercury News, the decision to preserve the one-s...

October 29th 2013 at 3:29pm 0 Comments
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The City of Cupertino has posted the Apple Campus 2 Presentation: City of Cupertino Study Session video from earlier this month. Apple's Senior Director of Real Estate & Facilities Dan Whisenhunt led the presentation on Apple Campus 2 project at the October 1, 2013 Joint Study Session of the C...

October 21st 2013 at 9:00pm 0 Comments
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As one of the editors at TUAW said when this photo came in, "This man has won the Internet. You can all go home now." We'd love to see photos of your favorite feline soaking up the warmth of an Apple product, chasing a Magic Mouse, or just being a general nuisance while you're attempting to work...

October 19th 2013 at 1:45pm 0 Comments
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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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Last December, the US Patent and Trademark Office gave Apple a tentative rejection on 20 claims by Apple regarding the "Steve Jobs patent" after it was anonymously challenged by one of Apple's rivals. The patent covers a "touch screen device, method and graphical user interface for determining comma...

October 18th 2013 at 2:30pm 0 Comments
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John Vink, who was an Apple engineer between 1996 and 2012, managed to grab three of the people portrayed in the 2013 movie Jobs for a long discussion about the movie and Steve Jobs. It's an episode of John Wants Answers with Daniel Kottke, Andy Hertzfeld and Steve Wozniak. Kottke was a friend of...

October 15th 2013 at 12:00pm 0 Comments