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Apple's Siri-Enabled TV: 4 Problems

PCWorld - 28 Oct, 2011
Apple may soon let you throw away your television remote and instead simply tell your TV what to do with commands like, "Switch to the Jets game on ESPN at 6 pm" At least, that is reportedly Apple's vision for ...

Steve Jobs Is Watching You. Or At Least His Biography Is

TIME - 28 Oct, 2011
Already atop Amazon's best-seller list, Walter Isaacson's new Steve Jobs biography has inspired more than just reverence for the late tech icon. A new Tumblr, Watched by Steve, capitalizes on the cover's simple, solo shot of Jobs' pensive stare set ...

What made Steve Jobs?

Washington Post (blog) - 28 Oct, 2011
It was not in Steve Jobs's nature to nurture. But it is impossible to read the operatic story of Jobs's life without pondering the relative roles of nature and nurture. Would this mesmerizing, infuriating man have gone on to found Apple ...

Apple TV 'to be voice controlled': End of remote controls?

Daily Mail - 28 Oct, 2011
By Daily Mail Reporter It might spell the end of fiddling around for remote controls in between the sofa cushions. The upcoming big Apple TV will use iPhone's Siri 'personal assistant' as its main control method - and will use touch control as a back ...

What's Really Next for Apple in Television

eTaiwan News - 28 Oct, 2011
(The New York Times) “I've finally cracked it!” Steven P. Jobs, co-founder of Apple, told his biographer, Walter Isaacson. Although Mr. Jobs was referring to Apple's plans to build a full-fledged television, he was not actually referring ...

Walter Isaacson on Steve Jobs' biography

Times of India - 28 Oct, 2011
A finicky Steve Jobs picked Walter Isaacson to write the authorised biography, setting him loose among his friends, lovers, rivals and enemies in Silicon Valley. 'Steve Jobs' is based on 40 interviews over two years with the Apple co-founder, ...

Upgrade your geek with Houston Chronicle technology writer Dwight Silverman

Seattle Post Intelligencer (blog) - 28 Oct, 2011
• What's Really Next for Apple in Television " Sources tell the NYTimes' Nick Bilton that Apple is indeed working on a TV that will be controlled by the Siri application similar to that found in the iPhone 4S. • Android Orphans: Visualizing a Sad ...

The Future of Television: Kinect vs. Siri?

TIME - 28 Oct, 2011
An Apple TV set seems more likely than ever now that the late Steve Jobs is on record talking about it. And although details are non-existent, the inclusion of Siri would be a no-brainer if this mythical Apple ...

Flaming youth

Ha'aretz - 28 Oct, 2011
I don't mean to disparage Steve Jobs' tremendous contribution to my quality of life. I wouldn't disparage anyone who can make me look 23. By Aviad Kissos I wouldn't want to judge anyone, god forbid, in his time of sorrow, but I think that Steve Jobs' ...

Review: Steve Jobs bio solid, but needs deathbed confession

Hindustan Times - 28 Oct, 2011
It's with the greatest respect for the legacy of Steve Jobs and the storytelling prowess of author Walter Isaacson that I have to confess: I arrived at the end of the book they made together with a sense that it's all somehow … ordinary. “Was he smart? ...

Apple Siri-enabled HDTV has been in the works for years

Moneycontrol.com - 28 Oct, 2011
After Gene Munster of Piper Jaffray echoed his own predictions of Apple launching an integrated Apple television set by late 2012, Nick Bilton of the New York Times as well believes a Siri-enabled television set is coming by 2013. ...

The softer side of Steve Jobs

Chicago Sun-Times - 28 Oct, 2011
Steve Jobs contemplates an idea during his keynote speech at the opening of MacWorld Expo in San Francisco in 1997. | Susan Ragan~AP Steve Jobs told Walter Isaacson he wanted him to write his biography ...

Apple Television: Are they aiming too high?

ZDNet (blog) - 28 Oct, 2011
Summary: The TV market is already saturated with numerous manufacturers that build inexpensive units that look gorgeous. Why reinvent the wheel? In the recently published bio of Steve Jobs, ...

Column: The high price of cool

Victoria Times Colonist - 28 Oct, 2011
“I took a break from the struggle here in Zuccotti Park and lined up for the new iPhone 4S, since I wanted to upgrade my iPhone 4. I'm posting from it now. My guess is this post was bogus, an attempt by someone to embarrass the ...

Insightful portrait shows flaws and vision of Steve Jobs

Irish Times - 28 Oct, 2011
STEVE JOBS believed his greatest legacy would be Apple the company, rather than the breakthrough products such as the Mac and the iPad with which he is most associated, according to an authorised biography published this week. ...

Unbelievable Video Shows Steve Jobs Thinking About Cloud Computing -- 14 Years Ago

Forbes - 28 Oct, 2011
How far out did Apple co-founder and longtime Chief Executive Steve Jobs see? Fourteen years, at least. Jobs, who died of pancreatic cancer October 5, at the age of 56, was known for being a visionary, but Jobs' extemporaneousness answer to a random ...

Steve Jobs was right about the iPhone 4S

Ninemsn - 28 Oct, 2011
Apple's legendary co-founder Steve Jobs has a posthumous hit on his hands with the launch of the iPhone 4S, which was unveiled one day before his death on October 5. Perhaps inspired by the passing of the peerless tech visionary, customers have been ...

Steve Jobs' Final Lesson to Me, Microsoft, Google and Obama

Forbes - 28 Oct, 2011
Last Friday I had a series of brilliant ideas for a blog post and by accident I did a better job proving my point than I did talking about it. In a rush I ended up making a mess of my post. So today I'd like to apologize and try to demonstrate, ...

Ten quirky details from the Steve Jobs bio

Brisbane Times - 28 Oct, 2011
The world is coming to know a lot more about Steve Jobs thanks to a new biography. Photo: AFP Photo So he was a flawed mortal after all. A really flawed mortal, whose boundless obsession turned him into the nearest thing to a Shakespearean figure that ...

Steve Jobs bio: Author speaks about writing

Washington Post - 28 Oct, 2011
Walter Isaacson, the man behind the 630-page authorized biography of Apple's late co-founder Steve Jobs, has been speaking about the emotional process he went through writing the book. In interviews, Isaacson has said that it was difficult for him not ...

Government Needs More CEO Help

U.S. News & World Report - 28 Oct, 2011
"Visionary." "Fearless." "Genius." Those are the words that kept appearing over and over again in the many obituaries for Apple CEO Steve Jobs. Everyone agreed: Jobs understood what consumers wanted better than most. ...

Our fascination with Steve Jobs " genius and jerk

Globe and Mail - 28 Oct, 2011
The new self-titled biography of Steve Jobs, by Walter Isaacson, is leaping off the shelves. Already, in the first week of its release, it tops the Amazon.com bestseller list. The public rush to embrace it reminds us of course of the same kind of ...

Review: Steve Jobs Bio Needs the Deathbed Confession

Reuters - 28 Oct, 2011
It's with the greatest respect for the legacy of Steve Jobs and the storytelling prowess of author Walter Isaacson that I have to confess: I arrived at the end of the book they made together with a sense that it's all ...

Apple: It's time to leave Neverland

ZDNet (blog) - 28 Oct, 2011
Summary: Apple has lost its Peter Pan, and that means that it finally has to grow up. The above musical video in my opinion embodies the fundamental philosophy of Apple, Inc. It fits the company like a ...

Here's What Might Be In the Apple TV

Forbes - 28 Oct, 2011
This is an update to a previous story that was done earlier in the week about the potential for an Apple (NASDAQ: AAPL) television set. AppleInsider, via the New York Times, said that Apple has been working on a television set for ...

Review: Steve Jobs bio solid, but needs deathbed confession

Reuters - 28 Oct, 2011
Store clerk Allison Page stacks the new biography of Apple CEO Steve Jobs by Walter Isaacson in San Francisco, California October 24, 2011. By Fred Schruers LOS ANGELES (TheWrap.com) - It's with the greatest respect for the legacy of Steve Jobs and the ...

Lessons from steve jobs

Bangkok Post - 28 Oct, 2011
This month the world lost a visionary leader _ Steve Jobs. He was just 56. Although I have never used Apple's products, I have lived through all his inventions: the Mac computer, Toy Story from Pixar, the iPod, iPhone and the revolutionary iPad. ...

An animated summary of the Steve Jobs biography

msnbc.com - ‎Oct 27, 2011‎
Facebook, iPhone, Twitter and Wii. Technology evolves at the speed of light. Msnbc.com's tech reporters and editors look at the gadgets, games and innovations changing our world. By Rosa Golijan Haven't had time to read "Steve Jobs," the authorized ...

steve jobs

CNET (blog) - ‎Oct 27, 2011‎
With the release of Steve Jobs' biography this week, it seems that the man's final desire was to build an Apple television. His biographer, Walter Isacsson, wrote that Jobs had the idea of a simple interface cracked, but then told CNET that the product ...

What's Really Next for Apple in Television

New York Times (blog) - ‎Oct 27, 2011‎
Although Mr. Jobs was referring to Apple's plans to build a full-fledged television, he was not actually referring to the TV set, which is how the comment has been widely interpreted. Instead, it is becoming clear that Mr. Jobs was ...

 

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