Remains of the Day: Talk the talk
Surprise! Steve Jobs is still working at Apple. Plus, the company may be looking to beef up a key iOS feature with a little outside (soon to be inside?) help and you too can get more cell phone minutes than you will ever need. The remainders for Friday, February 11, 2011 are all talk.
Apple’s Jobs Calls Shots From Home (Wall Street Journal)
Whoa, whoa, whoa. You mean to tell me that Steve Jobs is still involved in high-level strategic decisions during his medical leave of absence— just like he said he would be ? What kind of amazing technology has Apple developed that allows someone to work from a place that is not actually their office?
Rumors suggest that Apple may be snapping up App Remix, developer of the popular notification app Boxcar, in order to help improve its iOS notifications. Cult of Mac got in touch with App Remix CEO Jonathan George to ask him if his company was being bought by Apple—to which he reputedly replied, “Not if I answer that question it ain’t.”
If you’re hard up for minutes on your AT&T iPhone, the carrier will give you 1000 rollover minutes in exchange for welcoming its text message-based marketing deals into your life. So I guess we now know precisely how much we can be bought for.