Tomorrow marks two years since Steve Jobs death
0. phoneArena 04 Oct 2013, 09:17 posted on
On October 5 at around 3pm, Steve Jobs passed away in his home in Palo Alto, Califronia...
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2. darkkjedii (Posts: 17026; Member since: 05 Feb 2011)
RIP Steve, and thanx for the revolution you helped spark.
47. HansGoneInsane (unregistered)
Hey mate. Check out this article of the NYT about how the first iPhone was developed over the course of 2.5 years and about all the effort Apple and its employees had to put into that device. It really makes the reader aware of why all these copiers don't deserve one's money.
3. androiphone20 (Posts: 1654; Member since: 10 Jul 2013)
There'sno doubt Steve revolutionised the way we live today
6. felisberto (Posts: 32; Member since: 11 Feb 2013)
no.Steve Jobs didn't revolutionised anything.
8. LiquidGalaxy (Posts: 324; Member since: 03 Jul 2013)
Yes, he very much did. To say otherwise shows you're clearly uneducated..
14. felisberto (Posts: 32; Member since: 11 Feb 2013)
what he did revolutionised?it didn't existed before?
18. illusionmist (Posts: 146; Member since: 29 Jan 2013)
What did Thomas Edison revolutionized? Light bulbs didn't exist before?
Here's a news for you: innovation =/= invention.
30. stealthd (Posts: 1067; Member since: 12 Jun 2011)
Computers, MP3 players, and smartphones didn't exist in the average household before Apple came around. Apple didn't invent any of them, but inventions don't become popular simply by existing. Apple knows how to take technology and make it right for mass appeal. They make something popular, other companies join in and competition drives price down and quality up.
66. rusticguy (Posts: 2828; Member since: 11 Aug 2012)
Like Maps right? They surely did make it very very popular.
71. Long1 (banned) (Posts: 399; Member since: 18 May 2013)
"Computers, MP3 players, and smartphones didn't exist in the average household before Apple came around. "
It doesn't call "innovation" or "invention", or "revolutionizing" .
It calls - MARKETING.
They invented- NOTHING
73. whatsa (Posts: 6; Member since: 11 Nov 2011)
Its like explaining to a christian
that their story is a copy of Horus
(thats how gods were born at that time?- thats all)
but hardly original
Apple people are the same- a profound blindness
21. darkkjedii (Posts: 17026; Member since: 05 Feb 2011)
Yes he did. From here tech Just gets better
9. spiderpig2894 (Posts: 558; Member since: 10 Jan 2012)
Even though Apple wasn't the first to have touchscreen phones and tablets and those things aren't really popular in the early days of it, Steve Jobs really changed the ecosystem of both phones and tablets. Apple was revolutionary and I don't know what happened today.
11. rawbow (Posts: 428; Member since: 30 Mar 2012)
You are an inspiration to many. RIP Apple Dude
13. ilia1986 (unregistered)
R.I.P. Steve. The company you built had a soul. With you passing away that soul was gone.
20. ahhxd717 (Posts: 332; Member since: 08 Dec 2011)
RIP. Whether you like Apple or not, we must acknowledge that Jobs had an untimely death and contributed a good amount to the tech industry.
67. rusticguy (Posts: 2828; Member since: 11 Aug 2012)
Honestly he had a timely death -- very timely for the tech industry else he would have pissed on every one of them with all the Apple money to satisfy his ego. He is a role model for another troll -- Larry (Genghis Khan) Ellison of Oracle.
33. darkkjedii (Posts: 17026; Member since: 05 Feb 2011)
Man I miss Jobs, dude was just cool AF on stage.
38. PhoneCritic (Posts: 491; Member since: 05 Oct 2011)
As a Christian and not a Apple, Google, Nokia, Samsung or Microsoft fan I respect all human life and I am sadden by a lost of life. I know Steve was not a Christian nor believed in Jesus Christ. I am not call to Judge but to only inform and move on. I am sorry that he is no longer here to be with is wife friends and child. I am never called to Judge a person that is up to God.
I can Judge a product (inanimate object) for myself. I loved the iPhone 4 and 4s I believed Steve was very influential in it's design and he was an excellent sales man. But today I am no longer a iPhone user because the current crop of iPhones do not suit my needs. For me the iPhone 5c and 5s are far behind compared to the Android offerings. Nonetheless Steve job was part of the dynamics of an industry and help change that industry to what it is today. We may not have like his methods or him as a individual ( I did not like Bill Gates method of MS ruling the desktop pcs ) but the fact that remains is he propel the industry forward faster then it would have moved if the OG iPhone was not introduce.
39. quadrazeus (Posts: 359; Member since: 03 May 2013)
One man revolutionised 6 different industries! No doubt that the world is immensely better because of him. Rise In Paradise, Jobs. You'll always be remembered.
41. alaahershy (Posts: 34; Member since: 02 Jan 2013)
What Can I Say, you're a genius,a technologie, R.I.P Steve , Can't believe that Apple is not the same after you're gone. God Bless You.
43. androiphone20 (Posts: 1654; Member since: 10 Jul 2013)
wait, who's Samsung's founder? kwan zhong who?
44. Diazene (Posts: 129; Member since: 01 May 2013)
nobody mentioned Dennis richie?
now that's terrible, he died about a week after jobs, and he was one of the guys who made C (the programming language) and UNIX, now those changed the world
maybe because he didn't appear in many keynotes>>>
69. rusticguy (Posts: 2828; Member since: 11 Aug 2012)
Dennis Ritchie? Kids here won't even know who was he so the writer will not get enough hits to article. Those who really revolutionized the computing world will never get respect on sties where getting hits is first target.
49. good2great (Posts: 1042; Member since: 22 Feb 2012)
RIP Steve Jobs... you are the man!
This dude could sell snow to winter. lol he had a great presentation about himself.
Competition had to start from somewhere and you helped provoke it.
I own an iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch, and Mac mini to honor what you've accomplished with your company.
He's definitely missed. Apple has not been the same since.
On another note:
Good to see Android(Samsung) take things to the next level after Apple peaked popularity. We all come here everyday to share our opinions on how other OSs have surpassed the iPhone. The device is THAT great and will always be.
61. jfuente11 (Posts: 38; Member since: 06 Nov 2012)
Steve Jobs leave the World a better place to live in, unlike some people there who knows nothing but to criticize and to hate... Makes them feel a better person when they insult and call names the people that made a change for the better. A bunch of useless souls. May God forgive you being arrogant and foolish.
70. rusticguy (Posts: 2828; Member since: 11 Aug 2012)
He only knew how to hate and criticize everyone from Bill gates, Microsoft to Google. Probably your whole piece fits him better than anyone else. He only hates and insulted.
62. maulgandhi (unregistered)
the one who thinks that Steve jobs and his team invented Capacitive touchscreen are so wrong. Capacitive Screen were invented by E.A.Johnson in 1965. Multi-touch technology began in 1982, when the University of Toronto developed a tablet that could read multiple points of contact. Bell Labs developed a touchscreen that could change images with more than one hand in 1984. Around the same time, Myron Krueger developed an optical system that tracks hand movements. This was the beginning for the gestures we've adapted to so easily today. So stop giving credit to steve jobs, he just brought technology to consumers. Steve Jobs was only good at selling same products for years.
A year later, the University of Toronto and Bill Buxton, a computer scientist and pioneer of human-computer interaction, innovated the multi-touch tablet using capacitive technology.
In the 1990s, computer sci