The man who made Apple possible is in trouble—and you can help him
Perhaps you don’t know John Draper aka “Captain Crunch” but, if you’re using a MacBook or an iPhone today, it’s because of him. He and his blue box were a fundamental inspiration for Steve Jobs and Steve Wozniak in making Apple. He’s now in trouble and needs our help. Woz has written this fascinating article so you can understand how he influenced them both and how much we all owe him.
“The 2015 IKEA catalog comes fully charged, and the battery is eternal,” says an exec named Jörgen Eghammer, also known as Chief Design Guru. He explains that this catalog is not a digital book or an e-book, but a bookbook. “The navigation is based on tactile touch technology that you can actually feel,” he adds.
For 599 reals (around $304), you can by an Android powered iPhone in Brazil, and it isn't made by Apple. It seems Gradiente filed for a trademark in Brazil on the term iPhone in 2000, seven years before Apple released the original iPhone. Of course, Gardiente didn't release an iPhone model until December 2012.
Machine translated comment from the original Russian iPhone site (http://www.iphones.ru) that broke the story on twitter (@iphones_ru):
Update: Most likely, the problem arrises because of links: the people responsible for iTunes, put the “temporary” link type xx.xx.xx. That’s just such a site exists, and, as we have seen today, has nothing to do with the ideals of the company. Waiting for the fix.
Which doesn't seem quite right, but could be in the right direction.
Pixar Names Building After Steve Jobs
Steve Jobs is often associated with Apple, but many often forgot that the visionary played a large role in the creation of Pixar. He financed the work at the studio long before it became profitable, p…