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A message honoring Steve Jobs is scrawled on a blacked-out window at an Apple store in Seattle.
October 25, 2011 The "i" prefix began as an abbreviation for the word "Internet," but ended up being much more than that. "By the time i- was fleshed out, Apple had transformed itself from a culty computer-maker to a major religion," says linguist Geoff Nunberg.
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Walter Isaacson's biography of Apple co-founder Steve Jobs was published Monday, less than three weeks after Job's death on Oct. 5.
October 25, 2011 After Steve Jobs was diagnosed with cancer, he asked Walter Isaacson to write his biography. The new book tells the personal story of the man behind the personal computer — from his childhood in California to his thoughts on family, friends, death and religion.
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Students in a special education classroom hunch over iPads provided by the school district at Adams Elementary School in Coon Rapids, Minn.
October 8, 2011 Apple helped pioneer the use of computers in schools back in the 1980s with the graphical interface of the Macintosh. These days, it's the iPad that's the hot trend in education and Jobs' education legacy is growing with the popularity of mobile devices in the classroom.
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Messages posted on a glass window pay tribute to the late Apple co-founder Steve Jobs outside the Apple store in Hong Kong.
October 8, 2011 You might see the insight that drove Steve Jobs' life when you watch a child with one of the products he designed, from a Mac laptop to an iPhone. It's playtime. Children — and adults — look, touch, try stuff and smile. Steve Jobs understood that creativity and play spring from the same source.
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Steve Jobs speaks announces the new iPhone OS4 software in Cupertino, Calif., in 2010.
October 7, 2011 Steve Jobs helped build an iconic company and then transformed industry and popular culture, much like Thomas Edison or Walt Disney. They possessed qualities that set them apart from other tycoons of industry. Now that Jobs is gone, it may be decades before we see his like again.
October 6, 2011 Even now, there is more we don't know about Steve Jobs' health struggle than we know. From a rare type of cancer to a liver transplant performed under great secrecy, details about the Apple CEO's illnesses and treatments remained hidden.
A note in tribute to Steve Jobs is seen on the window of an Apple Store, Thursday, Oct. 6, 2011, in Las Vegas: "I'll miss you Steve. I will always keep thinking different."
October 6, 2011 The tech world is mourning Steve Jobs, who died Wednesday from complications of pancreatic cancer. But what will become of Apple without its charismatic co-founder? The company aims to keep the Jobs magic alive — from his management style to his infectious enthusiasm for the products.
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A pedestrian passes a wall covered with Apple iPod advertisements July 14, 2005 in San Francisco.
October 6, 2011 Steve Jobs, co-founder and CEO of Apple, died Wednesday at the age of 56. Jobs was a visionary who led the company through the invention of the iPod, iPhone and ipad. But Bob Garfield, co-host of WNYC's On The Media thinks he was something else as well: a liberator, and a brilliant advertiser.
October 6, 2011 His address inspired many. It was a rare moment when the Apple co-founder spoke about himself. "You have to trust in something — your gut, destiny, life, karma, whatever," he said.
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Steve Jobs introduces new MacBook Air models at Apple headquarters on Oct. 20, 2010. Some say one of his greatest legacies is his impact on design.
October 6, 2011 Steve Jobs, who died Wednesday, did not invent the computer, or the mouse, or the smartphone, or MP3 players. But it was his vision that made them accessible, user-friendly and enormously popular.
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Steve Jobs introduces new MacBook Air models at Apple headquarters on October 20, 2010.
October 6, 2011 Commentator Dave Pell looks back on his long, devoted relationship with the Apple Mac. It's the device that got him to do away with pen and paper. It's the device that allows him to create new things, the most significant tribute he can make to Steve Jobs.
A photographer uses his iPhone to take a picture of a tribute to Apple co-founder Steve Jobs in front of an Apple store in London. Jobs, 56, died Wednesday after a long battle with pancreatic cancer.
October 6, 2011 Everyone should be able to harness technology, Jobs told Fresh Air's Terry Gross in 1996. In memory of Apple's co-founder and former CEO, we listen back to excerpts of their conversation. "Our goal was to bring a liberal arts perspective ... to what had traditionally been a very geeky technology," he said.
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April 24, 1984, from left to right: Steve Jobs, John Sculley and Steve Wozniak unveil the new Apple IIc computer in San Francisco.
October 6, 2011 Wozniak, Apple's other co-founder, was "the key technologist, the scientist, the engineer." Jobs, says Wozniak, was "seeing ways to sell" the computers and "always trying to move to the next level."
October 6, 2011 "Remembering that you are going to die is the best way I know to avoid the trap of thinking you have something to lose. You are already naked."
October 6, 2011 The founder and former CEO of Apple died on October 5, after fighting an Islet Cell Neuroendocrine Tumor since 2004. Dave Fitzsimmons and Cam Cardow pay their respects to a great inventor and innovator.
Steve Jobs, seen here in June 2010, passed away Wednesday at 56 after battling cancer for years.
October 6, 2011 Steve Jobs, who died Wednesday, changed many things about the way we consume music, television, and even books.
Apple's website this morning.
October 6, 2011 Look at front pages, listen to news broadcasts or search the Web today and it's the one word that comes up over and over again in reports about the death of Apple's co-founder.
October 6, 2011 Through his work, the Apple co-founder and former CEO imagined ever-present, all-purpose, people-friendly gizmos that bridged the divide between poet and programmer, music lover and machinist, grandparent and gamer, technoid and virtually everyone else.
October 6, 2011 Joe Nocera, a columnist with The New York Times talks to Renee Montagne about the life and legacy of Apple co-founder Steve Jobs. He died Wednesday at the age of 56. Jobs had been battling a rare form of pancreatic cancer.
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Apple Inc. CEO Steve Jobs introduces the new iPod Nano in San Francisco in 2009.
October 5, 2011 We listen to music in the 21st century in a profoundly different way than we did in the 20th century. Although Apple didn't invent the portable music player, the vision of Steve Jobs and his company changed our listening landscape dramatically in 2001 with iTunes and the iPod.
Steve Jobs holds up an iPhone at the Apple Worldwide Developers Conference in San Francisco in June 2010.
October 5, 2011 Long before the MacBook and the iPad, the Apple co-founder and former CEO dreamed that computers could be used to help unleash human creativity. He spent much of his life bringing that dream to fruition.
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