The Steve Jobs Theater pavilion—an underground, 1,000-seat auditorium located on the Apple Park campus and intended for product launches and press meets, has won the prestigious award for Structural Artistry from the Institute of Structural Engineers.
Lisa Brennan-Jobs' upcoming memoir, "Small Fry," is expected to look at the final days of her famous father's life and what it was like to grow up around him. Excerpts from the book from Steve Jobs' daughter, out Sept. 4, have now been published by Vanity Fair.
Many people are oblivious to the fact that Apple's App Store once used to actually display the download count for all apps and games. Unfortunately, this undeniably cool feature (at least as far as end-users are concerned) had to be removed because the developers objected.
Soon after the opening of the App Store in 2008, The Wall Street Journal sat down with the late Apple CEO Steve Jobs to discuss the store and future of the company. To celebrate the 10th anniversary of the online store, it recently published (along with The Information) both the audio and transcript of the interview with Jobs. The historical record shows even Jobs was surprised by the App Store's immediate success. Here are some key highlights from the interview, which was held on Aug. 7, 2008.
The first Apple retail store opened in 2001 at the Tysons Corner Center shopping mall in McLean, Virginia. Now, 17 years later, that store is getting an update that may close the store for a while, according to planning documents first discovered by MacRumors.
Apple CEO Tim Cook returned to his Alma Mater Duke for the 2018 commencement address.
Steve Jobs was a man of many great quotes, and all of them good.
Bethany Bongiorno, Apple's former software engineering director who helped launch the original iPad, recently shared a series of previously unheard anecdotes on Twitter to celebrate the eighth anniversary of the Apple tablet, which was unveiled on January 27, 2010.
An Italian apparel company has won the right to use the name Steve Jobs, reports Italian site la Repubblica Napoli (via The Verge). After a lengthy legal battle with Apple, the clothing co can now freely use the name of the iPhone-maker's beloved founder in its designs.
During a talk at the Pivot Summit, Steve Wozniak shared a few anecdotes about Steve Jobs, as well as the iPhone X and how he got Apple's latest device.
Drone pilot Duncan Sinfield last Saturday published new aerial footage of the 175-acre Apple Park site on his YouTube channel, offering a glimpse at the entrance into the Steve Jobs Theater with its lobby light on.
“Opening day is getting closer at Apple Park, landscaping and road-striping are not the only things wrapping up,” reads the video's description.
Located atop a hill at one of the highest points of the upcoming campus, the Steve Jobs Theater sports the world's largest freestanding carbon-fiber rooftop.
Featuring glass staircase spiraling downward to an underground 1,000-people auditorium, the Theater will be used for corporate meetings and Apple media events, meaning the unveiling of iPhone 8 will most likely take place there.
“Steve’s vision for Apple stretched far beyond his time with us. He intended Apple Park to be the home of innovation for generations to come,” said Tim Cook in April.
The video revels significant progress being continually made on the main ring-shaped building, offering a nice look at the main atrium with its floor-to-ceiling glass doors.
Landscaping work will continue for a few months after offices in the main ring-shaped building are completed. Since April, employees have been gradually moving into Apple Park.
When Apple's former retail chief Ron Johnson presented the idea for tech support stations—dubbed Genius Bar—that would be located inside the company's brick-and-mortar stores, Steve Jobs loathed the concept and thought it would never work.
“I remember the day I came in and told Steve about the Genius Bar idea and he says, ‘That’s so idiotic! It’ll never work!’”, Johnson told Recode.