Official Steve Jobs Biography Pre-Orders Up by 41,800%

Pre-orders for Steve Jobs’ biography have skyrocketed 41,800% following news of his death yesterday, according to Amazon.com. The Steve Jobs biography by Walter Isaacson is available to pre-order here for $17.88. The “I, Steve: Steve Jobs in His Own Words” quotation book has also seen pre-orders skyrocket by 45,878%. That title can be ordered here for $5.99. Based on more than forty interviews with Jobs conducted over two years-as…

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Samsung CEO honors Steve Jobs: He will be “forever remembered by people around the world”

Samsung, the provider of components that go into Apple products and also the company’s fierce rival in the mobile space locked in numerous legal battles over alleged copying of the iOS devices, has responded to the news of Steve Jobs’ passing with grace. Their CEO Choi Gee-sung was quotedby the Economic Times of India as saying: Chairman Steve Jobs introduced…

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More Tributes To Steve Jobs

Tributes to Steve Jobs are coming in from everywhere. Here’s a handful of the ones we’ve noticed this morning… Google CEO Larry Page: I am very, very sad to hear the news about Steve. He was a great man with incredible achievements and amazing brilliance. He always seemed to be able to say in very few…

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Steve Jobs and the Reserved Seat

That picture pretty much says it all. During the “Let’s Talk iPhone” event on Tuesday, I kept noticing that seat. “Reserved.” It was weird that the camera kept panning to that shot of the front row in Town Hall. The room was packed tight with journalists, but there was that one seat left empty in…

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Windows of San Francisco Apple Store Covered in Fan Tributes

This is what the San Francisco Apple Store looks like tonight. Fans have plastered the windows in sticky-note tributes. Here’s a Twitter search listing some of the other store memorials popping up all over the world. Photo by patr1ck.

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Steve Jobs at His Best — Amazing Q&A Keynote From WWDC 1997

Many thanks to one of my other early inspirations (and now a friend), Gary Wolf of Wired and Quantified Self, for Tweeting it earlier tonight. Just astounding how much clarity Steve already had about what could and needed to be fixed in the tech industry. All of it and more has now come true. Though iCloud is…

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All 17 New iPod Nano Watch Faces Exposed

The release of updated iPod nano firmware 1.2, along with a cheaper price for the hardware itself, quickly got overlooked due to all of the hype for the iPhone 4S, Siri, etc. For those of you who love to rock their iPod nano as a watch, though, the announcement of a ton of new watch faces was probably…

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Apple’s New Siri Feature is Much More Than Simple Voice Commands

As expected, one of the stars of Apple’s iPhone event yesterday was its new Siri feature. The project, which the rumor mill dubbed Assistant, materialized on stage as a digital personal assistant for future iPhone users. Even with its impressive demo yesterday, many folks have written Siri off as another failed attempt at a voice command feature. Well TUAW did some…

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What People Are Saying on Twitter About Steve

Here’s a collection of tweeted reactions we found (when we could access Twitter — it’s intermittently crashing, probably due to a massive spike in traffic) to Steve Jobs’ death — including a Foursquare post from Woz. We’ll update the post with more as we find them  

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Reactions to Steve Jobs’ Death: Barack Obama, Eric Schmidt, Mark Zuckerberg, Bill Gates and Others

Visionary, revolutionary, transformative, innovative, pioneering — some of the many words used to describe the incredible life and career of Steve Jobs. Jump over the break to see what other influential people have to say about Steve Jobs… Tim Cook Apple has lost a visionary and creative genius, and the world has lost an amazing human being. Those of…

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