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JOBS Movie Review

Jobs Movie Review

For my friends who are planning to watch JOBS movie. Here is my review. If you know the story of Steve Jobs, Steve Wozniak & Apple, you are going to love this. If you’ve seen “Pirates of Silicon Valley”, there are few areas covered more in this story like after Steve’s coming back to Apple how he took over the company and made sure there is no hinderance any further. Some interesting scenes with Jonathan Ive. Movie is not sequential and it believes that you already know a lot about him. It is only collection of scenes. For example, there is one scene where Steve and his friends consume LSD. There is no mention what is that & what is happening.
People who are going to watch this movie thinking it is some kind of story and they will know Steve for the first time, This will only create confusions & feel like tortured.

As I had already seen Pirates of Silicon Valley, I expected JOBS will cover a lot more about Steve’s coming back to Apple. Business strategies he applied to Apple to be number one company. There is not much told about Bill Gates coming to Steve for developing Office applications on Mac and stealing the GUI.

Movie only covers the innovation area of first iMac and iPod for Music Storage. There is no mention of Apple iPhone, iPad or how iTunes solves the major music industry problem. All of suddenly it just jumps to 2012 to complete the story.

There is no Blue Box, No Captain Crunch, Nothing about AT&T free long distance calls. Nothing about Abdulfattah Jandali (Steve’s Biological father), Nothing about Mona Simpson (Steve’s Biological sister). NEXT is mentioned in two scenes but there is no details how NEXT was formed or Pixar acquisition.

JOBS covers few scenes where Steve interacts with his son REED and daughter LISA (from his earlier Love). There is no explanation how LISA joined his family.

Each character seems to have done lot of research and practise to look stunningly similar to actual characters. That is indeed reason Steve and Apple lovers would like to watch this movie.


Unboxing Apple new iPad 3rd Generation in India

Apple launched new iPad 3rd Generation in India on 27-April-2012. There are 6 new models to choose from:

Prices in India:

Model Wifi WiFi+4G
The new iPad 16 GB Rs.30,500 Rs. 38,900
The new iPad 32 GB Rs.36,500 Rs. 44,900
The new iPad 64 GB Rs.42,500 Rs. 50,900


Unboxing new iPad 3rd Generation


New iPad gives these advanced features

  • Ratina Display gives you 2048 x 1536 resolution, 44 percent greater color saturation, & 3.1 million pixels in the same 9.7-inch display
  • A5X chip with quad core graphics processor gives four times the pixels compared to iPad 2
  • You still have 10 hours of battery life with so many advanced features.
  • iSight Camera with 5 mega pixel still capture and 1080p HD video. Also includes new optics with IR filter for sharper pictures.
  • Latest advances iOS 5.1 operating system.
  • iCloud with 5GB space to sync your mails, contacts, apps, books and music purchases.
  • Dictation capabilities (SIRI is not available on new iPad yet)
  • Airplay to play iPad content on your large screen HD TV
  • New Advanced apps specially for new iPad 3rd generation
  • Multi touch 9.7 inch LED backlit glossy screen
  • Built in speaker, microphone
  • Accelerometer, Ambient light sensor & Gyroscope
  • Wifi, Digital Compass
  • Assisted GPS and GLONASS  (only in 4G models)
  • Use internet through data cards with 2g, 3g or 4G mobile towers (only in 4G models)