Cult of Mac finds that Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak is once again praising products that are directly competing with the wares of his former company. In this particular case, Woz is heaping praise on Microsoft’s Surface tablet and generally showing enthusiasm for Microsoft’s consumer-oriented product line. “I do see a lot of stuff coming out from Microsoft in the consumer arena,” Wozniak said. “A lot of people like to say that Microsoft’s had no successes in the last so many years, but the Xbox is a success, and certainly Kinect… I do want to see the Surface, I want to use one, I want to own one.”
Woz: Maybe Microsoft is a different company now At the Entel Summit in Chile, Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak expresses his fascination with Microsoft's new machine, as well as the future of tech and Google Glasses.
SANTIAGO—Steve Wozniak, co-founder of Apple, gave a presentation in Chile July 5 in honor of the Entel Summit 2012, “Business in the era of connection.” Wozniak spoke at Espacio Riesco, where the event was held, but also met with members of Start-Up Chile earlier in the week.
More than six months after it was released in select theaters, Robert Cringely’s “lost” Steve Jobs interview is now available in the U.S. iTunes. “Steve Jobs: The Lost Interview” consists of footage originally filmed in 1995 for the PBS series “Triumph of the Nerds.” Only 10 minutes of the interview was actually used in the series, while the rest of it was assumed to be lost. It was later found in the director’s garage and the original tape was cleaned up and restored.
Amidst Steve Wozniak’s public announcements regarding Apple’s Siri, the Apple Co Founder spoke to fellow global business leaders at the Dallas based networking conference; Mega Partnering V. Dallas, TX (PRWEB) July 02, 2012 After Apple co-founder, Steve Wozniak, made several public announcements regarding his displeasure with his company’s Siri addition to the Apple iPhone 4S, the mogul spoke to other business leaders and investors at the 2012 Mega Partnering V Event. Although Wozniak has recently been making headlines with his public views on the Siri device, he took a break from discussing the technology to speak at the conferencing event. The three-day conference had Wozniak at center stage as he spoke to attendees about partnering with Steve Jobs to create Apple and some of the most innovative pieces of technology today.
Watch Steve Wozniak Talk About the Good Old Times at Apple—Because He’s Just Awesome Listening to Woz during dinner and at the Gizmodo Gallery opening was some of the most enjoyable time of my life. His stories were absolutely fascinating. And not only the ones about The Other Steve, but all the technical stuff that he did back in the good old times, where computers were still fun and simple.
"When you can't stop something like a steamroller," Wozniak wrote, "get out of the way."
His first invention was a device that could make three free phone calls to anywhere in the world. His first killer app was the spreadsheet program. Steve Wozniak created the Apple I computer, which led to the microcomputer revolution. The Woz came to downtown Buffalo last week for the Be Motivated event to share about a variety of topics, including insights about the late Steve Jobs.
Sotheby's has auctioned off a functioning Apple 1 computer, alongside a memo written by Steve Jobs during his time at Atari. The computer sold for double the estimate, reaching $374,500. The memo sold for $27,500, also much higher than expected.
Bearded, burly Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak kept it light and breezy in his address to more than 1,100 Santa Clara University graduates steaming in their black robes under high morning heat Saturday. The Silicon Valley icon affectionately known as "Woz," repeated his own life formula in a 10-minute commencement talk at the Jesuit university -- lessons gleaned from an early love of math and engineering and tested out over a lengthy career that includes launching the world's most beloved computer company.