New Steve Jobs graphic novel is insanely geeky

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Steve Jobs' life gets sequential in new graphic novel Steve Jobs: Insanely Great.
Steve Jobs' life gets sequential in new graphic novel Steve Jobs: Insanely Great.
Photo: Jessie Hartland

New graphic novel Steve Jobs: Insanely Great recounts the late Apple leader’s life through 225 pages of gorgeously geeky illustrations, taking readers through his work at Apple, Pixar and NeXT as well as his time away from business.

New Steve Jobs trailer hits us with more Sorkin-ized Jobs-isms

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Steve Jobs
Michael Fassbender gets intense in new TV spot.
Photo: Universal Pictures

With Aaron Sorkin and Danny Boyle’s Steve Jobs movie just two months from its U.S. release, Universal has just dropped a new TV spot on us.

Aside from reconfirming that actor Michael Fassbender looks nothing like Steve Jobs, the new teaser provides glimpses of a few scenes we haven’t see before, along with a couple more Aaron Sorkin-ized Jobs-isms.

Samsung’s marketing VP does a pretty good Job(s)

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Steve Jobs and a new fake Steve Jobs, aka Samsung marketing VP Georg R. Rötzer.
Steve Jobs and a new fake Steve Jobs, aka Samsung marketing VP Georg R. Rötzer.
Photo of Steve Jobs: Norman Seerff; photo of Georg R. Rötzer: Samsung

Samsung has been mercilessly copying Apple’s software, hardware and marketing for years, but the most unoriginal company in tech has taken its copycat ways to an all new level by ripping off Steve Jobs’ signature look.

In a recent promotional headshot for his upcoming appearance at the DMEXCO conference in Germany, Samsung VP Georg R. Rötzer not only copied Jobs’ dark outfit and round spectacles — he also aped the Apple co-founder’s pose from the cover of Walter Isaacson’s biography.

Steve Jobs movie will close BFI London Film Festival

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Kate Winslet, middle, praised the portrayal of Steve Jobs by Michael Fassbender (right).
Kate Winslet, middle, has praised the portrayal of Steve Jobs by Michael Fassbender (right).
Photo: Universal Pictures

European Apple fans wanting to have a sneak preview of Danny Boyle’s Steve Jobs biopic will get the chance if they attend the closing night of the BFI London Film Festival on October 18.

While we’ve expressed our concerns about the fact Michael Fassbender seemingly looks nothing like Apple’s late co-founder, the movie is still a tantalizing prospect — not least because of the combined talents of Newsroom and West Wing writer Aaron Sorkin and Slumdog Millionaire director Danny Boyle.

Steve Jobs opera will focus on his tenor at Apple

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"You like me, they really like me!" Photo: Ben Stanfield/Flickr CC
Would being yelled at by Steve Jobs be any better if it was done tunefully and in Italian?
Photo: Ben Stanfield/Flickr CC

Steve Jobs’ life is about to get yet another retelling — this time in the form of an opera entitled The Revolution of Steve Jobs, coming to The Santa Fe Opera as part of the company’s 2017 season.

Remember the time Jobs broke into song while firing the MobileMe team? Soon you will.