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Steve Jobs’ BMW Z8 – originally purchased by Apple’s late co-founder and CEO in 2000.

Currently up for auction at Sotheby’s for between €260,000 and €340,000 (complete with full documentation including a rare ‘pink slip’ registered to Job’s home address and a BMW branded Motorola flip phone which Jobs hated).

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A selection of pages from Terms And Conditions: The Graphic Novel by illustrator Robert Sikoryak. To wit: all 20,669 words of Apple’s iTunes user agreement set out in the style of 100 comic book artists from Robert Crumb to Hergé.

Published next month by Drawn And Quarterly.

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The Realex Web Awards are back!

*probes chin cleft*

Justin ‘Power’ Bowers writes:

The search has once again begun to find Ireland’s best websites. Realex and the Web Awards are joining forces for the seventh year running to recognise websites in 30 categories including News and Media, Entertainment and Arts, Technology and Social, Government, Education and Community, Commerce and Mobile sectors as well as Technical Awards.
All categories of the free to enter awards are open to nominations from anyone (excepting sponsors who cannot enter)..
The Web & eCommerce Awards have a special place in the Irish web community – because nominations are open to the public, they give smaller companies a chance for recognition.
This year’s award sees a new category which is sure to generate interest is Most Influential Website in Ireland (over the last 15 years) Nominations are open until 4pm on August 20th at webawards.ie/nominations. The shortlist will be announced on September 2nd and the finalists on September 29th….

Nominate here

Top from left: Niamh Howley, Aruna Anand, Paul Dunne, Claire Bauden [all Realex] Rick O’Shea, awards host, Damien Mulley, awards organiser, Paul Gillen Gosia Pustelnik and Darragh Flynn [all Realex].

Realex Web Awards (Facebook)

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A Breaking Bad parody by Aaron Simpson for Youtube’s Geek Week in which:

A terminal cancer diagnosis sends Steve Jobs into beastmode, and into the lab with Jony Ive to cook up the most addictive substance known to man.

It’s in terribly bad taste. But you could always cut it with a little smack.

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One year after his death, Venus  – the luxury superyacht designed by Steve Jobs and Philippe Starck – makes its debut at Aalsmeer in the Netherlands.

We’d like to think the horn sounds like this.

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By Mondo Media: directed by Aaron Simpson, written by Andy Ochiltree with music by Markaholic.

Meanwhile, in other iNews…

New iPhone 5 release date, news and rumours (Tech radar)

iPhone 5 pre-orders tipped for September 14 via staffing call (Slash Gear)

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The indie pic ‘Jobs’ directed by Joshua Michael Stern starts production in May starring Ashton Kutcher as Jobs.

Sony Pictures is currently developing its own Steve Jobs pic, based on the  biography by Walter Isaacson.

Two different Jobs jobs entirely.

Ashton Kutcher is Not Playing Walter Isaacson’s Steve Jobs (TechFortune)

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Naaah.

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Jobs update:

 


An advertising campaign launched recently by the Taiwanese manufacturers of Android tablet Action Pad.

Steve Jobs-alike Ken (complete with inappropriate angel wings) sez: “Thank God I finally get to play other tablets.”

Redditor dead_virgins got in quick with the badum-tish:

Foreigners stealing our Jobs :)

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“Everything. All external expectations, all pride, all fear of embarrassment or failure. These things just fall away in the face of death leaving only what is truly important.”

The Apple icon as rendered by Dublin-based Igloo Animations, the people behind that lovely Stephen Fry cartoon.

Thanks Trevor