ComputerWorld has just announced that Jobs’ house burglar gets seven-year sentence for stealing $60,000 worth of Apple products and other items from the home of Steve Jobs’ family last July. Kariem McFarlin stole iMacs, iPads, iPods, iTV and more from the home of the late Apple CEO and has been sentenced to seven years in prison. » Burglar Sentenced To Seven Years In Prison For Stealing From Jobs Family’s Home
Kipkay has come up with a novel way of keeping his phone running. “While a little prep is required beforehand, kipkay’s method provides the perfect low-tech way of charging your phone, particularly for camping or in the event of a power outage. Using only a coffee can, a coat hanger, and a small thermoelectric generator, kipkay shows you how to make a small “hobo-stove” that you can use to both cook food and charge your phone at the same time.” Check out the video after the break for instructions. » Charge Your iPhone With Fire [video]
Five years after after Amazon launched the Music Store, Amazon has announced that it has optimized its MP3 music store specifically for Safari on iOS devices to challenge the iTunes Store. iPhone and iPod touch users can discover and buy digital music from Amazon’s 22-million song catalog using the Safari browser. » Amazon MP3 Store Now Optimized For iPhone & iPod touch
While we wrote earlier today that Apple cuts orders for iPhone parts due to weak demand, the Korean company’s popular line of Galaxy S smartphones has recently reached a major milestone, crossing the 100 million unit mark in less than three years. Samsung posted the above image on its Flickr account. » Samsung Galaxy S Sales Surpass 100M Mark
The rumors that Facebook is working on its own phone are going around for a couple of years now and Mark Zuckerberg himself has denied its existence. But now a new report from TechCrunch claims that the social network Facebook indeed has a handset in the works and will be announced next week. » Facebook To Announce Smartphone Next Week?
The Daily Mail reports that a memorial stone in the shape of a giant iPhone 5 was unveiled for Apple founder Steve Jobs in the Russian city of St. Petersburg. The six-foot-tall sculpture designed by Gleb Tarasov, should look like a black iPhone 4 “not equipped with a touch screen” and shows a photo and video slideshow of Jobs’ life, including important events and well-known speeches. » With Giant iPhone Shaped Memorial Stone For Steve Jobs In St. Petersburg
Open Road Films has announced that Open Road would get the job of releasing jOBS, the film about Apple visionary Steve Jobs that stars Ashton Kutcher and will be the closing film of the upcoming Sundance Film Festival. They also announced that April will be the release target. » Ashton Kutcher Movie ‘jOBS’ To Be Released In April