On October 19th Apple will be holding an ceremony to remember Apple co-founder and former CEO Steve Jobs. Apple Stores will be closing for one hour from 1 till 2 EST (10 till 11 PST) in memory of Steve Jobs. Apple Store employees will use that one hour to view a live webcast of the Cupertino-based celebration.
Some time ago Samsung started a Lawsuit in The Netherlands against all of Apples mobile products that make use of 3G telecommunications technology. Samsungs plan, ban sales of all Apples mobile products with 3G capabilities in The Netherlands, meaning iPhones and 3G iPads. The Hague court was anything but impressed and today denied Samsungs request. This is a big hit for Samsung since Apple won a Lawsuit to block Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 Sales In Australia. The court also rejected Apples counterclaims in the case. » Dutch Court Throws Out Samsungs Lawsuit Against Apple
Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak says he is “a little afraid about the future of Apple” even though “it could go positive.” Some of his concerns are based on Apples iPhone 4S product demo. He says the company talked about its dual-core processor, but “Steve (Jobs) does not want us to think about dual-core processors, all we need to know is how do we get our answer, how do we connect to the internet… Human things, not technical things.” He also says he does not want Apple to go the way Sony went in its products. Check out the video after the break. » Steve Wozniak Is A Little Afraid About The Future Of Apple
Samsung is no longer allowed to sell the Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 in Australia. Thanks to a lawsuit Apple started against Samsung because they claimed the Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 design was to similar to the Apple iPad design. Apple earlier already achieved their mission in getting an German judge to block Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 from being sold in Germany. Apple will continue to get the Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 in Europe and United States. » Judge Blocked Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 Sales In Australia At Apples Request
Some of us are wondering, what happened with the guys who found an iPhone 4 prototype and sold it to Gizmodo last year? Well CNET posted full details about what happend with them and what kind of punishment they received. “The men, who were accused of selling the device to gadget blog Gizmodo last year, were sentenced to one year of probation, 40 hours of public service, and a requirement that each pay $250 in restitution to Apple, San Mateo County District Attorney Steve Wagstaffe told CNET. Brian Hogan[right], the man who allegedly found the prototype in a bar, and Sage Wallower, who allegedly helped Hogan shop the device around to technology sites, were charged with misdemeanor theft in early August.” » iPhone 4 Prototype Finders Get 1 Year Probation, 40 Hours Community Service & Owe Apple $500
Everybody knows Jobs famous uniform style, black turtlenecks with jeans. But how did Steve came up with the idea of wearing these kind of cloths all the time? In Walter Isaacsons upcoming biography of Jobs, Steve is revealing the history behind the wardrobe choice. “On a trip to Japan in the early 1980s, Jobs asked Sonys chairman Akio Morita why everyone in the companys factories wore uniforms. He told Jobs that after the war, no one had any clothes, and companies like Sony had to give their workers something to wear each day. Over the years, the uniforms developed their own signatures styles, especially at companies such as Sony, and it became a way of bonding workers to the company. “I decided that I wanted that type of bonding for Apple,” Jobs recalled.” Read the rest of Jobs explanation of his uniform after the break. » Why Steve Jobs Wore The Black Mock Turtleneck Uniform
Today a tipster of 9to5mac provided them with internal Apple docs, which informed us that iCloud and iOS 5 will be available on Ocyober 12th. These are the cheat sheets that Apple employees use to sell customers these products. The sheets that gives information and the release date of iOS 5 and iCloud can be seen after the break. » Internal Docs Apple Employees Use To Explain iCloud & iOS 5 [iOS 5 & iCloud Will Be Launched October 12th]