Remains of the Day: The man in the black turtleneck

Don’t try to change the channel: Steve Jobs controls the horizontal and the vertical. Also, Apple hits a new financial milestone, but that hasn’t stopped it from holding onto its values. You are about to experience the awe and mystery which reaches from the inner mind to the remainders for Wednesday, October 13, 2010.

Bloomberg to profile Steve Jobs in one-hour TV special this Thursday (AppleInsider)

Looking for a Steve Jobs fix to tide you over until Wednesday’s special event? Then tune into Bloomberg television at 9 p.m. Eastern on Thursday night to see him in his very own primetime program: The Steve Jobs Holiday Special (Featuring the Muppets).

Hey, I can dream, can’t I?

Apple closes above $300 (Google Finance)

For the first time ever, Apple’s share price has closed above $300. Finally, something you can throw back in the face of all those Apple haters. You know, besides record-breaking Mac sales and the phenomena of the iPod, iPhone, and iPad.

Text-based communication control for personal communication device (U.S. Patent and Trademark Office)

Sure, it’s a fairly bland name, but that hasn’t stopped the Internet from spicing up this new Apple patent, which would theoretically let a parent filter text messages that contain on illicit content (read: sexting). I’ve already figured out how to bypass this in just two words: ASCII art.

The new iPhone SMS ringtones (Gizmodo)

Gizmodo has posted a video running down the new alert sounds for text messages in the recently released iOS 4.2 beta 3 for iPhone. Not included, however, is the new alert that accompanies texts deemed to contain illicit content: bow-chicka-wow-wow.

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