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    Sep 2009
    RIP Steve

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    Sep 2009
    Today 300 Million iPods grieving their creator....

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    May 2006

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    Nov 2008
    Quote Originally Posted by frenchtower View Post
    Macintosh is a computer product of Apple...eversince

    Apple One

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    Nov 2005
    Quote Originally Posted by badsekktor View Post
    BTW off topic... medyo related lang....

    Apple is Macintosh before right?
    name wasnt changed

    Apple is the brand name

    Macintosh is the product name

    original Macintosh:

    then it became iMac

    then they just call it Mac

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    Oct 2002
    idie, icry...

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    Sep 2003
    Inspirational quotes from an icon of our generation...

    Steve Jobs in His Own Words - Yahoo! Finance

    Steve Jobs was many things — an innovator and visionary, an oracle of consumer behavior, and an insanely great showman. He was also a masterful orator, known for his skill in turning a phrase.

    Below a collection of some the more memorable ones.

    “If Apple becomes a place where computers are a commodity item, where the romance is gone, and where people forget that computers are the most incredible invention that an has ever been invented, I’ll feel I have lost Apple. But if I’m a million miles away, and all those people still feel those things… then I will feel that my genes are still there.”
    “Sometimes when you innovate, you make mistakes. It is best to admit them quickly, and get on with improving your other innovations.”
    “Be a yardstick of quality. Some people aren’t used to an environment where excellence is expected.”
    “My job is to not be easy on people. My job is to make them better.”
    “When you’re a carpenter making a beautiful chest of drawers, you’re not going to use a piece of plywood on the back, even though it faces the wall and nobody will ever see it. You’ll know it’s there, so you’re going to use a beautiful piece of wood on the back. For you to sleep well at night, the aesthetic, the quality, has to be carried all the way through.”
    “People think focus means saying yes to the thing you’ve got to focus on. But that’s not what it means at all. It means saying no to the hundred other good ideas that there are. You have to pick carefully.”
    “Design is a funny word. Some people think design means how it looks. But of course, if you dig deeper, it’s really how it works. The design of the Mac wasn’t what it looked like, although that was part of it. Primarily, it was how it worked. To design something really well, you have to get it. You have to really grok what it’s all about.”
    “Simple can be harder than complex: You have to work hard to get your thinking clean to make it simple. But it’s worth it in the end because once you get there, you can move mountains.”
    “Being the richest man in the cemetery doesn’t matter to me. Going to bed at night saying we’ve done something wonderful, that’s what matters to me.”
    “Innovation has nothing to do with how many R&D dollars you have. When Apple came up with the Mac, IBM was spending at least 100 times more on R&D. It’s not about money. It’s about the people you have, how you’re led, and how much you get it.”
    “Innovation … comes from saying no to 1,000 things to make sure we don’t get on the wrong track or try to do too much. We’re always thinking about new markets we could enter, but it’s only by saying no that you can concentrate on the things that are really important.”
    “Your work is going to fill a large part of your life, and the only way to be truly satisfied is to do what you believe is great work. And the only way to do great work is to love what you do. If you haven’t found it yet, keep looking. Don’t settle. As with all matters of the heart, you’ll know when you find it. And, like any great relationship, it just gets better and better as the years roll on. So keep looking until you find it. Don’t settle.”
    “When I was 17, I read a quote that went something like: “If you live each day as if it was your last, someday you’ll most certainly be right.” It made an impression on me, and since then, for the past 33 years, I have looked in the mirror every morning and asked myself: “If today were the last day of my life, would I want to do what I am about to do today?” And whenever the answer has been “No” for too many days in a row, I know I need to change something.
    “Your time is limited, so don’t waste it living someone else’s life. Don’t be trapped by dogma — which is living with the results of other people’s thinking. Don’t let the noise of others’ opinions drown out your own inner voice. And most important, have the courage to follow your heart and intuition. They somehow already know what you truly want to become. Everything else is secondary.”
    “I get asked a lot why Apple’s customers are so loyal. It’s not because they belong to the Church of Mac! That’s ridiculous. It’s because when you buy our products, and three months later you get stuck on something, you quickly figure out [how to get past it]. And you think, “Wow, someone over there at Apple actually thought of this!”

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    Quote Originally Posted by frenchtower View Post
    Remember Apple Macworld 2007?

    Another one of my favorites is 2005 when he introduced the first iPod nano... I wonder what that pocket is for? Now we know!

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    Aug 2011
    iCondole, iMourn

    thanks Steve

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    Sep 2003
    Syrians mourn one of their own...the most famous American Arab.

    Arabs embrace Steve Jobs and the Syrian connection | Reuters

    Arabs embrace Steve Jobs and the Syrian connection

    Jobs' father born in Syria

    * Gave baby up for adoption in California

    * Syrians mourn Apple founder

    By Giles Elgood

    LONDON, Oct 6 (Reuters) - While the world mourned the death of Apple founder Steve Jobs in California, many Syrians were quick to claim the computer genius as one of their own on Thursday through a little-known connection to his biological father.

    Jobs, who died of cancer at the age of 56 on Wednesday, was given up for adoption soon after his birth in San Francisco to an American mother, Joanne Carole Schieble, and a Syrian-born father, Abdulfattah "John" Jandali.

    Jandali, 80, a former academic, has told how Schieble's "tyrant" father refused to allow his daughter to marry a Syrian and so the baby was adopted by a married couple from California, Paul and Clara Jobs.

    Only in recent years did Jandali, born in the Syrian city of Homs and latterly an executive of the Boomtown Casino in Reno, Nevada, realise that the Apple chief was his son.

    "Without telling me, Joanne upped and left to move to San Francisco to have the baby without anyone knowing, including me," Jandali told the New York Post in an interview in August. "She did not want to bring shame onto the family and thought this was best for everyone."

    Jandali, a Syrian Muslim, and Schieble gave up Steve for adoption when he was born out of wedlock, but later married — in a church, and became the parents of Mona Jindali, later known as novelist Mona Simpson (after who, interestingly, Homer Simpson's mother is named).

    With Jandali out of the picture at the outset, many Syrians were unaware of the connection between Apple and their homeland until recently. But they were quick to embrace Jobs when news broke of his death.

    Users of the social networking site Twitter were also quick to draw parallels with Syria's uprising against President Bashar al-Assad, which has cost more than 2,900 lives, by a U.N. count.


    "The wrong Syrian died today," said one Twitter user, echoing sentiments of the Syrian leader's bitter opponents.

    "A sick world we live in when Steve Jobs has to die of cancer and Bashar al-Assad remains Syria's cancer," another opposition supporter said on the website.

    Others hailed Jobs, whose Syrian links have been little mentioned until now, as "a great Arab American" and "the most famous Arab in the world".

    In Syria, some people, who all declined to give their full names, said Jobs would have been unlikely to have had such a stellar career if he had lived in the land of his father's birth, where the Assad family has ruled for 41 years.

    "I felt sad, not because he is of Syrian origin but because we will miss the inventor and his inventions," said Rana, a 21-year-old student. "But I think that if he had stayed in Syria, he would not have invented anything."

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