• June 2012

    His first invention was a device that could make three free phone calls to anywhere in the world. His first killer app was the spreadsheet program. Steve Wozniak created the Apple I computer, which led to the microcomputer revolution. The Woz came to downtown Buffalo last week for the Be Motivated event to share about a variety of topics, including insights about the late Steve Jobs.

  • June 2012

    ROTTERDAM JUNCTION, N.Y. — Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak made a surprise visit to a local horse farm Wednesday morning and offered praise for, and criticism of, Apple. Wozniak, the avuncular inventor who built Apple's earliest computers and founded the company with the late CEO Steve Jobs, was in town to visit a horse that was named "Woz," Wozniak's nickname.

  • June 2012

    LAS VEGAS — At NAB 2012, Post’s editing team, Randi Altman and Marc Loftus, along with the magazine’s owner, William Rittwage, had the opportunity to chat with Steve Wozniak of Apple fame just after he participated in a panel, and just before he was to catch a flight. This legend among the technical minded is chief scientist at Salt Lake City’s Fusion-io (www.fusionio.com), makers of a storage memory platform — ioMemory — that improves (big-time improves) the processing capabilities within a data center. It does this by moving process-critical, or active data, closer to the CPU where it is processed.

  • June 2012

    My transistor radio was a gift from my parents when I was probably about eight years old. To this day, I view every gadget in terms of that: How well it fits in your life. I remember that radio so well! It was so important to me.

  • May 2012

    "I don't have broadband at my home," he said. In case the Australians hadn't heard, understood, or were merely in a state of catatonia, he added: "I, Steve Wozniak, don't have broadband at my home." He went on to explain that broadband in his little part of Los Gatos, Calif., is "a monopoly." You have to get it from your cable company. But, being a forward-thinking person, Woz doesn't have cable. He added: "There are 50 companies that want to sell me DSL, but they've all got to go through the Horizon wires -- the local phone company -- and I've got one of the two worst Horizons in the country."

  • May 2012

    APPLE co-founder Steve Wozniak has stunned a business forum in Perth with a personal admission that no one saw coming. Answering a question on Australia's $36 billion national broadband network (NBN), the American computer wizard and engineer let it be known he didn't have broadband internet at his home in Los Gatos, California. "I don't have broadband at my home," Mr Wozniak said, to much surprise in the audience. "I, Steve Wozniak, don't have broadband at my home." Mr Wozniak told a wry tale about a clash of second-class infrastructure and new-age technology. "I live one kilometre out of the main part of town," he explained.

  • May 2012

    In a brief interview with an Australian news station on Thursday, Apple co-founder Steve "Woz" Wozniak spoke of his time at Apple, shared his thoughts on Steve Jobs and waxed philosophical about the digital age. Besides basic background bio questions, the ABC (Australian Broadcasting Corporation) feature interview (via MacDailyNews) asked Wozniak about the future of computers and the legacy late Apple co-founder Steve Jobs left behind.

  • May 2012

    APPLE co-founder Steve Wozniak says the company's technology is so good it will probably never be a victim of its own success by becoming uncool. "Apple a victim of its own success? You could have asked that at any point along the way," the American technology guru said after a business forum in Perth yesterday. "Of course there's always a chance - and there's also a chance that it will become twice as successful because of its success."

  • April 2012

    Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak is the geek's geek, the tinkerer's tinkerer. It's why he still camps out at Apple retail stores when a new product is released. It's also why he totes around numerous gadgets at all times. However, it would surprise many to learn that one of those gadgets is a Windows Phone 7 phone. If that didn't raise your brow, how about this: The Woz thinks Microsoft's mobile OS is the most attractive on the market. 

  • April 2012

    A reflective Steve Wozniak joined a student audience at the University of Southern California Thursday evening to discuss his entrepreneurial spirit in the creation of Apple computers. Wozniak had founded Apple Computers with Steve Jobs in the 1970’s. Wozniak’s narrative described a young Steve Jobs who was a natural-born businessman and himself as a geek who would stay at home and eat T.V.. dinners and watch Star Trek and make electronics.