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2013-10-15 12:37:57

COLOGNE, Germany, October 15, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Cross reference: Picture is available via epa european pressphoto agency and can be downloaded free of charge at: http://ots.de/t4PjI In May 2013 AuctionTeamBreker of Cologne, Germany, made world news by breaking the record price for an "Apple 1 Computer". The 1976 original unit surpassed all expectations when it sold for 516.500 Euro (671,400 US$). (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20131015/644379-a )...

Childhood Home Of Late Steve Jobs May Become Historical Landmark
2013-09-23 15:18:03

[ Watch the Video: Historical Status For Steve Jobs' Boyhood Home ] Michael Harper for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A one-story home at 2066 Crist Drive in Los Altos, California may soon be deemed a protected and historical site. In 1968 a young Steven Paul Jobs, then in seventh grade, moved to the home with his adopted parents Paul and Clara Jobs. Eight years later Jobs and his partner Steve Wozniak began building the first Apple 1 computers in the garage and started what’s...

Apple Takes Aggressive Approach On iWatch Campaign
2013-07-15 08:22:49

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Apple is taking an "aggressive" approach toward its "iWatch" project, hiring a host of fresh talent to make the device -- slated for a 2014 launch -- a reality, according to a Financial Times (FT) report over the weekend. The article adds to the mounting expectation of this product, which has only existed in rumors thus far. Noting this is allegedly Apple's first product since the passing of co-founder and CEO Steve Jobs, the FT...

2013-04-29 12:32:46

COLOGNE, Germany, April 29, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- From "Pascal" to "Apple": 350 years of computer history under the hammer. Last November Auction Team Breker of Cologne, Germany, made international news for selling an original 1976 Apple I computer for the world record price of U.S.$ 640,000 (Euro 492,000). - On 25 May 2013 collectors and Apple-aficionados will have the chance to buy another of the 6 surviving Apple I...

2012-10-23 03:22:09

COLOGNE, Germany, October 23, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- - Cross reference: Picture is available at epa european pressphoto agency (http://www.epa.eu) and http://www.presseportal.de/pm/107018 - It was a classic rags-to-riches story. Two college dropouts from California who founded the world's highest-valued company. Steve Jobs was introduced to Steve Wozniak in 1969 and 'Woz' and Jobs became friends while working for Hewlett-Packard in 1970. (Photo:...

Steve Jobs Remembered
2012-10-05 04:35:04

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online One year ago today, on October 5, 2011, the tech industry lost a titan, Apple lost one half of its founders, and the world lost a visionary. Steve Jobs – often referred to simply as “Steve” – had finally lost his 8-year battle with a rare form of pancreatic cancer, leaving behind his wife, Laurene Powell Jobs, his children Reed, Erin, Eve and Lisa and his sister, novelist Mona Simpson. Steve died at a...

Apple I Computer Heads To Auction
2012-08-30 11:06:17

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Apple´s early computers are a piece of computing history. The very first Apple I computers were each hardwired by Steve Wozniak in Steve Jobs´ parent´s garage, and the pair only built 200 of these boards. These units were also famous for their minimalist nature, as any customer only received a computer board for their $666.66 purchase. It was up to the user to build a case and supply a TV screen to act as the...

Apple Vs Samsung: Trial Nears The Jury Phase
2012-08-22 10:43:09

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Apple and Samsung began the process of wrapping up their complaints against one another yesterday, each hurling the same accusations against one another since the beginning of trial. During their closing arguments on Tuesday, Apple claimed once more Samsung is having a “crisis of design,” using a phrase found in an internal memo at Samsung wherein one executive described the difference between the iPhone and the...

Clowning Around: Who Had Steve Jobs' iPad?
2012-08-18 08:23:13

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online An iPad stolen from the home of the late Steve Jobs last month has been recovered by police, who found the pilfered tablet in the possession of a real clown. According to the Associated Press (AP) the iPad was discovered in the possession of 47-year-old Kenneth Kahn, also known as "Kenny the Clown." Kahn told officers and reporters that he had received the iPad from a friend and had no idea the device had been stolen. That...

Woz Dishes The Dirt On The Cloud
2012-08-07 10:54:41

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Though Apple normally likes to keep a tight lid on what their employees say to the press, the company's co-founder gets an obvious free pass to say what he will. As such, Steve Wozniak (affectionately known as Woz among the geek set) is prone to giving his opinion about all things tech, even if they aren´t at all favorable for Apple. In the most recent example, Woz has expressed his concern and frustration over...