• August 2012

    Computerworld Australia - Christie's today said it will auction off an Apple 1 computer from the firm's first batch, and predicted the machine will sell for as much as $126,000 when it hits the block in October. The Apple-1 -- which consisted of a circuit board hand-built by Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak -- first went on sale in July 1976 for $666.66. About 200 units were produced. According to Christie's, there are about 50 surviving Apple-1 computers.

  • August 2012

    There's a summer networking event at Troy's Dinosaur Bar-B-Que, a new owners (of racehorses) luncheon at the Saratoga Race Course, and a program on "What's Next for Tech Valley" featuring Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak.

  • August 2012

    Apple-cofounder Steve Wozniak is making a return trip to the Capital Region. Wozniak will host a benefit for Peaceful Acres Horses at Proctors from 6:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 6. Tickets are $60 each, with proceeds to support rescued horses and experiential learning programs.

  • August 2012

    Steve Wozniak, legendary Apple co-founder and personal computer guru, virtually single-handedly designed the hardware system for the world’s first user-friendly home computer, the Apple I, and later the Apple II. Wozniak is coming to speak at the Mondavi Center at UC Davis at 8 p.m. on Oct. 29, 2012.

  • August 2012

    If all those things weren’t enough to drive users away from the ThunderBolt (not that anyone would be crazy enough to purchase the phone now that it’s also outdated), Steve Wozniak came and pounded the last nail in the phone’s coffin.

  • August 2012

    Bear with me here, because the mention of someone from Apple doesn’t necessarily mean a flame war immediately. Gizmodo recently asked their readers what the worst technology gadget they had ever purchased was, and if you dig through the comments you can find Apple honcho Steve Wozniak weighing in that the HTC Thunderbolt was right at the top of his list.

  • August 2012

    Steve Wozniak who tonight participated in a Silicon Valley panel suggests that future technology in mobile devices needs to “watch our faces, watch our expressions.” Context, he explains, matters. And, “I think smell will eventually be important … eventually.”

  • August 2012

    Apple broke a record Monday — becoming the most valuable public company in history. Shares of Apple stock surged more than 2 percent, pushing the company's value to more than $623 billion. This surpasses the previous record set by Microsoft in 1999.

  • August 2012

    When Steve Wozniak talks, people listen. Never one to mince words (on cloud computing: “horrible problems” ahead), and an energetic life-force when it comes to tech prognostication — perhaps quenching our thirst for grandiose vision in a post-Jobs world — the Apple co-founder continues to grab the spotlight wherever he travels. Often that takes him to places such as Folsom State Prison where he was recently anointed mayor. He quickly promised his Twitter followers that “as mayor I will privatize the empty cells and clean this place up.”

  • August 2012

    Not all the hippies, pranksters and counter-revolutionaries wanted to live on communes and disdain profits — reclaiming the power of computing from faceless corporations and the military-industrial complex and using it for protests or communications is an idea that dates back to the student activists of the 60s. Dormehl does a good job of showing how the more practical and purist ideologies — which he dubs "hippy progressive capitalists" and "New Lefties" — mingled and spurred each other on.