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Steve Jobs biography released early for Kindle, iBookstore (updated)

Walter Isaacson's biography of Steve Jobs has been released a couple hours early on the Kindle Store, and its release in the US iBookstore is expected at midnight. The US iBookstore is still showing the book as available for pre-order as of this writing, but it should be available for download...

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Steve "finally cracked" the TV puzzle, says bio

We're seeing an unending stream of tidbits from the new biography of Steve Jobs to be released tomorrow. Author Walter Isaacson, who interviewed Jobs extensively has this interesting passage as quoted by Razorianfly: "He very much wanted to do for television sets what he had done for...

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Steve Jobs vowed to "destroy Android" according to biography

Steve Jobs doesn't like Android and considers the mobile OS to be Apple's main competitor. It was apparent in the Q4 2010 earnings conference call when he discussed the mobile operating system and berated competitor's adoption of the 7-inch tablet. And this same hostility is very apparent in his...

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Fortune to publish first excerpt from Isaacson's biography of Jobs

On Monday, the scheduled release date for Steve Jobs: A Biography, Fortune Magazine will publish an exclusive excerpt from Walter Isaacson's highly anticipated biography of Steve Jobs. The sections to appear will focus on Steve's working relationship with the former CEO of Microsoft, Bill...

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Daily Update for October 10, 2011

It's the TUAW Daily Update, your source for Apple news in a convenient audio format. You'll get all the top Apple stories of the day in three to five minutes for a quick review of what's happening in the Apple world. You can listen to today's Apple stories by clicking the inline player...

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Sony Pictures acquires rights to Steve Jobs biopic

Sony Pictures has successfully bid for the rights to turn Walter Isaacson's authorized biography of Steve Jobs into a motion picture. Deadline reports the deal is worth between one to three million dollars and headed by producer Mark Gordon. Deadline suspects bidding had already been taking place...

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Jobs reportedly authorized bio so his kids can know him better

In an essay for Time magazine's October 17th issue, Steve Jobs biographer Walter Isaacson says the reason Jobs agreed to a biography was because he wanted his kids to know him better. "I wanted my kids to know me. I wasn't always there for them, and I wanted them to know why and to understand...

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Fortune publishes 'All About Steve' ebook featuring Jobs

If you can't wait another two months for Walter Isaacson's official Steve Jobs biography, Fortune has you covered with All About Steve, a collection of 17 stories drawn from Fortune's articles. Available as a Kindle ebook at a list price of US$10.99, the collection features stories that "are the...

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Steve Jobs biography updated to included resignation details

The official Steve Jobs biography by Walter Isaacson is reportedly being updated to include details on Steve's resignation. According to Simon & Schuster, the update will not affect publication deadlines, and the book is still scheduled to hit shelves on November 21. A Simon & Schuster...

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First, fake Apple Stores. Now, fake Steve Jobs biography.

First fake Apple Stores, now China has fake Steve Jobs biographies. The fake biography's title roughly translates to Steve Jobs Gives 11 Advices To Teenager in English and its author is a man who goes by the name "John Cage." MicGadget says the fake bio first went on sale at Taiwanese...

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Steve Jobs bio gets cover, new name (again), and new publication date (Updated)

The Steve Jobs' authorized biography by Walter Isaacson has officially got a cover now. As first reported by All Things D, the cover is a black and white close-up of Steve Jobs (apparently pulling a stray hair from his beard). Above the image of Jobs, which fills 96% of the cover, is the title...

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Steve Jobs biography gets new title: 'Steve Jobs'

"iSteve: The Book of Jobs" was the title originally ascribed to the very first authorized biography of Apple's head honcho, written and put together by Walter Isaacson. But according to CNNMoney, the title has changed. While the book's Amazon page now lists the title as the much more tame,...

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"CNBC Titans" Steve Jobs biography airs Thursday

CNBC will air an unauthorized biography of Steve Jobs on its "CNBC Titans" show this Thursday. The season premiere of the Titans show will explore "the undisputed king of Silicon Valley for the better part of three decades." Being an unauthorized documentary, there's probably not that much new...

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Steve Jobs' comic book bio coming to stores in August

Steve Jobs' official biography comes out next March, but those who don't want to wait that long to read about iSteve can grab a comic book biography from Bluewater Productions. The 32-page comic book Steve Jobs: Co-Founder of Apple highlights the important moments in the life and career of...

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Official Steve Jobs biography now available for pre-order on Amazon

The official biography of Steve Jobs is now available for pre-order on Amazon. iSteve: The Book of Jobs will be available in hardcover for US$18.00 and as a Kindle edition for $14.99. We first told you of the authorized Steve Jobs biography back in February 2010. The book is written by Walter...

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