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Josh Gad Tapped to Play Steve Wozniak in Upcoming Jobs’ Film

Written on April 29, 2012 by Lulu

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The independent movie is set to star Ashton Kutcher as Steve Jobs.

Broadways star Josh Gad is tapped to play, Apple co-founder, Steve Wozniak in the upcoming Steve Jobs biopic, according to the Hollywood Reporter.

The independent film, will star Ashton Kutcher as Steve Jobs and will start filming next month in Texas, with a tight budget of $5 million.

Gad is known for his starring role in the South Park creators’ musical “Book of Mormon” and has came out in movies, one of them is Love and Other Drugs.

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Steve Jobs Honored with a Posthumous Grammy Award

Written on December 23, 2011 by Aiken Lewis

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Steve Jobs helped boost the music industry through Apple's iTunes

The late Apple founder Steve Jobs was given a posthumous Grammy award for his significant contribution in the music industry.

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Six Failed Products from Steve Jobs

Written on August 31, 2011 by Avlya Jaie

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Here are six products created by Apple and Steve Jobs, that for one reason or another, uttered failures.

Before stepping down from the Apple’s CEO position, Steve Jobs had undeniably introduced tons of products that eventually turned out to be successful. The iPhone models, the popular iPad tablets and the Macbooks are only few of those inventions that have hit the top of market sales.

But apart from these achievements, there are still few Steve Jobs’ products that were listed on the failed column. What are they? Check them out after the break.

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Steve Jobs Resigns as CEO of Apple, Tim Cook Takes Over

Written on August 25, 2011 by Avlya Jaie

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Beset from certain health issues, Steve Jobs steps down from Apple's CEO position.

55-year-old Apple co-founder and CEO, Steve Jobs, has just resigned from his current position in the company. He issued a resignation letter last Wednesday, telling the Board of Directors that he would remain as the Chairman of the Board and will appoint Tim Cook to become the new CEO. The board approved Jobs’ request and made the resignation effective right away.

Former Apple COO, Tim Cook – who has been with Jobs for most of his ups and downs in the company – has been appointed to be Steve’s successor. “The Board has complete confidence that Tim is the right person to be our next CEO.” Art Levinson stated. “Tim’s 13 years of service to Apple have been marked by outstanding performance, and he has demonstrated remarkable talent and sound judgment in everything he does.”

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Rumors: “iPad HD” is Coming this Fall

Written on July 08, 2011 by Lulu

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Based on a rumor, Apple is planning to release a revised version of iPad 2 that will have a higher resolution than its predecessor and it will be named as "iPad HD."

As Steve Jobs, CEO of Apple, declared that 2011 would be the year of iPad 2, the company is planning to release a new version of the said device. The revised iPad would have a much sharper screen, as it uses a 9.7-inch 2048 x 1536 pixel display.

The revised version will be called “iPad HD”. According to sources, the new iPad will have a higher resolution than the recent version. It would also be compatible with some iPad versions of Final Cut Pro or Aperture. While early rumors about the iPad 2 said that it will have a “Retina” display, the device just featured the same 1024 x 768 resolution. But in iPhad HD, the device will have a 2048×1536 resolution.

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Best Buy Ceased Orders of Apple’s MacBook Air

Written on June 27, 2011 by Lulu

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Best Buy put a hold on MacBook Air's online orders because of Apple's plan to release a Gold Master build of Mac OS X Lion.

Best Buy ceased current-generation MacBook Air orders on their order list, following the news about Apple upgrading the diminutive laptop. Simultaneously, all MacBook Air Models on Apple’s online store remain steady for shipping.

Apple was said to be waiting for a Gold Master build of Mac OS X Lion that is due to release on July. They are also expected to upgrade the notebook with an Intel Sandy Bridge processor and a Thunderbolt port.

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DailyTech Revives the Apple TV Set Top Box Rumors

Written on June 22, 2011 by Avlya Jaie

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DailyTech awakened a long-time running rumor that Apple might be entering the TV market with their Apple TV set top box.

The rumors about the launching of Apple TV set top box have been buzzing around the industry for over several years. And although Apple’s Steve Jobs and Tim Cook both declared before that there’s no possibility for the company to release 42″ and 50″ Plasmas in Apple Stores, DailyTech still brought back this hearsay.

DailyTech reported that it’s a former Apple executive who revealed the company’s partnership with an unknown electronics manufacturer, to create the TV set top box with Apple TV and iTunes features. The new TV sets would be marketed as Apple products, even though they’d be manufactured by a different company. Apple is now rumored to release their TV set top box by next year.

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New Facebook Application for iPad, to be Released Soon

Written on June 17, 2011 by Avlya Jaie

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The new Facebook app for iPad has not yet been officially released. However, several people had already seen it, and few features have been announced in public.

Yesterday, The New York Times reported that there are several social media users who gave updates on the new Facebook’s application for iPad. The said app is currently on its “final stages of testing”, and will be available in a few weeks after being produced for over a year.

Mark Zuckerberg, the founder of Facebook, announced that they’ve already visualized the app’s designs and features. Some people who have already seen the application commented that is has a “slick design” that is specially created for iPad’s interface. In short, the developers of the app successfully revamped the Facebook Chat and Facebook Groups specs.

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The Apple iPad 2 Has Landed; Lighter, Thinner, Faster, Stronger

Written on March 03, 2011 by Kristoff Jones

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The Apple iPad 2 is in the building and soon in your hands when it starts shipping March 11.

They worked it and they made it. Apple has once again outdone themselves as none other than Apple CEO Steve Jobs unveils the much anticipated iPad 2 tablet. it’s lighter with 0.2 pounds less than the original iPad; thinner with 33% less thickness; faster with a 1GHz dual-core processor; and stronger the iOS version 4.3 plus front and rear cameras and optional AT&T and Verizon models.

It’s everything we could have wanted (except for the LCD resolution which still remains at 1024×768) from the original iPad and then some Apple thunders the world of tablets once again with the iPad 2. Get your credit cards ready because the tablet will ship on March 11, 2011, less than two weeks from now.

Check out the complete specs after the break!

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New Mac Book Pro Rumored to Land Next Thursday

Written on February 24, 2011 by Charles Bass

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Will Apple surprise us with new Mac Book in time for Steve Job's birthday?

If you’re an Apple fan, you surely know that Apple’s CEO Steve Jobs will turn 56 years old next Thursday. So how do you think the company will celebrate his birthday? Gadg give you an idea how: The launch of the new Mac Book Pro.

For now, let’s forget about the iPad 2, iPhone 5 or even the iPhone Nano. Sources at BGR said that a new line of Pros are shipping this Thursday, and yes, it coincides with Steve Job’s birthday.

Reports also said that the laptops will hit store shelves within two weeks and will feature Intel’s new dual-core SandyBridge mobile chips.

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