Steve Jobs

Media Studies Or Classics? It's a No Brainer

Hilary Robinson | Posted 17.09.2012 | UK Universities & Education
Hilary Robinson

Shakespeare once said "the education of circumstance is superior to that of tuition" and so when I am asked, as if often the case, about the perception and relevance of media studies compared with traditional subjects, I remain ambivalent.

Phobias: How Buttons, Garlic, Chickens And Clowns Can Leave Us Fearing For Our Lives (PICTURES)

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 25.06.2012 | UK

No laughing matter: Extreme fear of clowns is known as coulrophobia Imagine an existence where the prospect of buttoning a cardigan could send you ...

Stylus is Tip of the Iceberg

Trevor Davies | Posted 20.08.2012 | UK Tech
Trevor Davies

Unlike Steve Jobs, Microsoft aren't shy about letting people use a stylus on their new Surface tablet, or a keyboard for that matter. But Jobs missed out on his own multi-billion pound industry which gets its own trade show in London this summer.

Think A MacBook Is Expensive?

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 15.08.2012 | UK Tech

A functioning Apple 1 computer, the first designed, built and sold by Apple co-founders Steve Jobs and Steve Wozniak has sold at auction for £240,929...

PHOTO: Which Star Has Joined The Steve Jobs Biopic?

PA | Posted 14.06.2012 | UK Entertainment

Dermot Mulroney has joined the cast of one of the Steve Jobs biopics. The My Best Friend's Wedding star will play Mike Markkula in the indie film f...

PHOTOS: Ashton Sets To Work Playing Steve Jobs

The Huffington Post UK | Caroline Frost | Posted 12.06.2012 | UK Entertainment

Ashton Kutcher has set to work playing the late tech mogul Steve Jobs. The actor was spotted on the first day of production, sporting a beard and ...

Jonathan Ive, Apple Designer, Knighted At Buckingham Palace

Huffington Post UK | Melanie Hick | Posted 23.07.2012 | UK Tech

Sir Jonathan Ive, head of design at Apple, has been knighted at Buckingham Palace. The BBC reports that Apple's senior vice-president of industria...

Leave it if You Like, but Don't Fake

Preetam Kaushik | Posted 14.07.2012 | UK Tech
Preetam Kaushik

So, can degrees be written off? May or may not be! Degrees may still matter overall, but the tech world may define a new trend in hiring where it is more your ability to do what you are supposed to rather than hire people with heavy baggage of degrees.

Ashton Kutcher Turns Into Steve Jobs

Huffington Post UK | Melanie Hick | Posted 14.05.2012 | UK Tech

Ashton Kutcher has been spotted on set as he transforms into Steve Jobs for his role in the biopic of the Apple co-founder. Kutcher was seen weari...

Draw Something Picture Of The Week: Wouter 'Wally' De Backer From Gotye

Huffington Post UK | Melanie Hick | Posted 04.07.2012 | UK Tech

Wally from Gotye is this week's Draw Something picture of the week. Wally, the singer of the hit single Somebody That I Used To Know, is a hard one to...

What Apple Can Learn from Gandhi

Laxmi Hariharan | Posted 25.06.2012 | UK Tech
Laxmi Hariharan

"If it were not for Gandhi we would have made much more progress." These were the provocative words my Dad often mentioned in jest, when I was a child...

What Does John Cusack Regret?

WENN | Posted 26.04.2012 | UK Entertainment

Actor John Cusack regrets not taking up a chance to invest in Apple stock when iTunes was just a good idea - because he'd be a very rich man right now...

The Science of Stripes

Val Watham | Posted 12.06.2012 | UK Tech
Val Watham

I want to find out whether it's true that vertical stripes are more flattering than horizontal or whether Steve Jobs and Coco Chanel had it right and black is best. Material World agreed that this is a question people would be interested in and I'm now planning the experiment.

Is Apple Doomed? Yes - But Only as Doomed as Everything Else

Michael Rundle | Posted 22.05.2012 | UK Tech
Michael Rundle

Yes, in a finite universe it is basically inevitable Apple will run into trouble. But it is a mistake to see in Apple's enormous recent success, or even in Steve Jobs' death, a set-up for its eventual total failure.

From Insanely Great To Insanely Doomed - Why Apple Will Crash Without Steve Jobs

Endeavour Press | Posted 20.05.2012 | UK Tech
Endeavour Press

Apple is critically dependent on its products being perceived as the coolest, best-designed, most innovative on the market. But it is very hard to be cool when you are the biggest company in the world.

Why Big Businesses Must Be Creatively Led

Jim Prior | Posted 13.05.2012 | UK
Jim Prior

The biggest problem facing large organisations today is not a lack of desire to change but a lack of know-how. It stems from a fundamental leadership issue: the wrong types of people have been left in charge.

Apple iPad3 Launches Today

PA | Melanie Hick | Posted 06.05.2012 | UK Tech

The rumour mill has gone into overdrive ahead of what is widely expected to be the launch of a new iPad today. Technology giant Apple has invited j...

Happy Birthday Steve Jobs - PHOTOS

Huffington Post UK | Melanie Hick | Posted 24.02.2012 | UK Tech

Today, 24 February 2012 would have been Steve Jobs' birthday. The Apple founder was born back on 24 February, 1955. A year ago, we were wishing Job...

Steve Jobs Gets A Grammy

Huffington Post UK | Melanie Hick | Posted 13.04.2012 | UK Tech

Steve Jobs's passion for music was honoured at the 2012 Grammy Award. The posthumous Trustees Award was in honour of his creation of Apple iTunes. ...

Am I an Apple Fanatic?

Sam Sheppard | Posted 13.04.2012 | UK Tech
Sam Sheppard

When I purchased my first iPhone back in 2008, an incredible, abrupt, and dramatic transformation apparently occurred. According to friends, family, and random people commenting on forums, I had become an Apple fanboy. A slave to the cult of Jobs.

Steve Jobs FBI File: "His Moral Character Is Suspect"

Huffington Post UK | Melanie Hick | Posted 10.04.2012 | UK Tech

A bomb threat, his former life on a commune with an LSD freak and a tendency to distort reality are just some of the details to emerge from Steve Jobs...

Steve Jobs FBI File Released: Drugs, Bombs, Apples

Huffington Post UK | Melanie Hick | Posted 10.04.2012 | UK Tech

The FBI has just released 191 pages of files on Steve Jobs, former Apple CEO. The famously self-contained entrepreneur rarely spoke to the media, ...

Apple's Latest Mission: To Revolutionise The Classroom

Posted 19.01.2012 | Home

Welcome to the next frontier in Apple’s quest to revolutionise our lives: the classroom. The technology giant has announced iBooks Author, a new ...

Motivating Staff: For Businesses Looking for Ideas Beyond the Paycheque

Griselda Kumordzie Togobo | Posted 12.03.2012 | UK
Griselda Kumordzie Togobo

Small business owners need to step-up and become leaders who motivate their staff beyond the paycheck. I will go as far as to say that the ability to motivate people is the greatest asset any business owner can have.

LOOK: Steve Jobs Action Figure

Huffington Post UK | Alastair Plumb | Posted 03.01.2012 | UK Tech

The Steve Jobs action figure... Well it had to happen sometime, didn't it? Thanks to the action figure creators "In Icon", the much-loved Apple co-...