Apple is one of the largest technology companies in the world. The iPhone has an install base of over 700 million people. And yet the company has always had a fraught relationship to gaming. Mac users know the pain of needing to run alternate operating systems to play popular PC games well. In a new facebook post, one…
One of Destiny 2's exotic weapons has a nice reference to Steve Jobs’ keynote for the original iPhone.
Important pieces of technological history will be up for up for grabs at the Bonham's History of Science auction later this month. Among their pieces is an original Apple-1 motherboard that Wozniak made in Steve Jobs' garage. It's valued between $300,000 and $500,000.
The new Ashton Kutcher movie based on the biography of Steve Jobs, Jobs is headed to theaters tomorrow. Sadly, Japan won't be getting the movie until November. But, in the meantime, Japan has a new manga about the black turtleneck-wearing genius.
They really, really are. That's okay, because that Steve Jobs figure is already kind of creepy! Japanese figure maker Legend Toys nailed Jobs' face, which is a testament to the company's sculpting talents.
Late fall, Steve Jobs sadly moved on from this world. He's gone and missed. Yet, a photo of Jobs in the back of a truck is now making the internet rounds in China. Could this be the information age's equivalent of Elvis sightings?
Steve Jobs might've checked out before his time, but he left a legacy of innovation. Madame Tussauds Hong Kong is honoring Jobs with a wax figure, which website MIC Gadget recently checked out.
Apple and its late co-founder Steve Jobs are American success stories. Yet, there isn't much that's baseball and apple pie about them. Instead, there is something very Japanese about both. At times, Apple is more Japanese than Japan. Here's why.
That's because the folks at Chinese playing card company HCG churn out an array of cards featuring, not only the movers and shakers of modern history, but also those who move and shake in Japanese skin flicks.
Last night on Japanese television, Prime Minister Noda appeared in a Q&A. To his side sat a young participant in black glasses. This young man's appearance, while certainly not striking, looked familiar to one Japanese net user, who quickly uploaded a photo showing the same man with a mic to his face.
If you can steel yourself for a post-modern jumble of space exploration and robotic sing-song, Upside Down Cake's "Star Strike" offers a neat walk through Atari antiquity. Some of these games certainly deserve the homage.
At least, that's what around 1,000 games industry employees reckon, as the results of a survey for the London Games Conference show.
It's a scourge of junior high school students everywhere: Mononucleosis. The highly infectious disease is colloquially dubbed the "kissing disease". But that's not how Steve Jobs got it. He got it making a video game.
At his talk at GDC Online in Austin, Atari founder Nolan Bushnell talked about a wide variety of things, among which was Apple founder Steve Jobs, who he hired back in 1974. (For a complete story, see this great article at Gamasutra. "I gave Steve Jobs his first job," Bushnell said, "That's an interesting resume line."
News of the death of Apple founder Steve Jobs spread quickly today via Twitter, with video game developers, designers and executives mourning the loss of the software and hardware visionary. They offered brief, somber reactions to Jobs' passing showing the breadth of his influence and impact.
During the iPhone 4 leak, I somehow, through no real grift of my own, found myself in possession of Steve Job's phone number. It went directly to his desk phone.
Popularly regarded as a distant runner-up to the Windows PC, Apple nonetheless played key and even dominant roles in shaping the history of video games over the past 35 years, emerging from an utterly marginalized brand in home computer gaming to a force almost unilaterally shaping the course of mobile gaming today.
Steve Jobs, founder of Apple, passed away today, according to a statement from the company. He was 56.