While living with his adoptive parents, Jobs is working for 'Atari'. He then, develops a partnership with his friend Steve Wozniak when he sees that Wozniak has built a personal computer (the Apple I). They name their new company 'Apple Computer' and starts building Apple I computers. After many failed attempts by Jobs to gain venture capital, Mike Markkula invests in the company which allows them to move forward. Written by
The Atari co-founder sits on the right side of the table, next to Arthur Rock, John Sculley, and Mike Markkula, when Steve Jobs unveils Apple's 1984 commercial. See more »
When Jobs introduces Apple's new music player he calls it "the iPod". Jobs avoided preceding Apple devices with "the", rationalizing that doing so positioned a product as a representation of a user rather than as an inanimate object. In video of the event Jobs refers to the device as simply "iPod" without any definite or indefinite articles. See more »
There is not much to say about this movie that hasn't been written in many of the reviews before. The movie is flat, no emotions whatsoever, no chemistry between the actors, most of the carachters are just "one dimension"..
I am not an apple fanatic (I have some of their products but I do not change them to follow the flow every year) and I am not blind before the flaws of Jobs' personality, but I'd like to see in the movie all the aspects of the man who, like it or not, left a mark in the IT field. What I saw it is a series of often disconnected episodes, and the few of them which were nice were a re-do of the (much better) the pirates of the Silicon Valley.
Do not waste your time with this movie: if you want to learn more about apple/jobs, read a book, if you are already aware of the story, it simply won't add anything.
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