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The folks behind the upcoming Steve Jobs biopic, now dubbed “jOBS,” which stars Ashton Kutcher as the late CEO, released a presser this evening to announce the production’s June start date for filming. The press says the “jOBS” biopic will shoot in original Apple garage and childhood home. Read the full press release after the break.
The iTunes Festival is coming back in September 2012. We’re inviting more than 60 artists to perform 30 consecutive nights of brilliant live music at the Roundhouse in London. This year’s spectacular line-up includes Usher, Jack White, Norah Jones, One Direction and more. Every ticket to the iTunes Festival is free—you can apply to win tickets to any performance.
Bloomberg reported that Apple is preparing a new lineup of thinner MacBook laptops running on more powerful chips made by Intel Corp and will get a Retina Display like the iPad. They said this Thinner Macbook will be unveiled at Apple’s annual developers conference starting June 11.
As we reported before, Ashton Kutcher “from Two and a Half Men” is set to play Apple co-founder Steve Jobs in a new biopic. Now TMZ posted some photos of Ashton Kutcher in full Steve Jobs attire. Personally I think it looks pretty close to the real “younger” Steve Jobs. Check out more photos after the break.
As noted by Steven Stroughton-Smith (via 9to5Mac), Apple appears to be testing a revised iCloud.com portal at beta.icloud.com that shows two additional icons for Notes and Reminders in the background of the login screen. The standard iCloud.com portal displays only icons for Mail, Contacts, Calendar, Find My iPhone, and iWork.
Apple has finally released OS X Lion 10.7.4 to the this afternoon and can be downloaded via the Software Update. The update file is 729.6MB and fixes the horrible bug in OS X 10.7.3 that stored passwords in plain text, along with many other stability improvements among other things. It also includes Safari 5.1.6.