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Steve Jobs’ Biography Release Set On October 24, 2011

Sunday, October 23rd, 2011 | NEWS, TECHNOLOGY, World with No Comments »
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Steve Jobs
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Apple co-founder Steve Jobs biography will be released to the public starting Monday, Ocober 23, 2011. Jobs biography is making a buzz over the tech world as everyone wants to know the real issue in detail about his clashes with US President Barack Obama, his idea about Google stealing Apple smartphone technology and his long bout with pancreatic cancer.

Reports say that Jobs paid about $100,000 sequence his DNA. Nathan Pearson, director of research at Cambridge personal genomics company Knome, explained that the sequencing of DNA is a method of treating patients.

The rift between Jobs and Obama is reportedly detailed in the iPhone-genius’ biography. The Jobs biography reportedly had the Apple co-founder warning Obama that he is “headed for a one-term presidency.”

The much talked about patent violation by Google Android smartphone operating systems, as accused by Jobs as stolen is also featured in the biography.

The biography quotes Jobs saying “I’m going to destroy Android, because it’s a stolen product. I’m willing to go thermonuclear war on this.”

Saudi Crown Prince Sultan Al Saud Dies of Undisclosed Illness in New York

Saturday, October 22nd, 2011 | NEWS, Politics, World with No Comments »

Saudi Crown Prince Sultan bin Abdel Aziz Al Saud diesSaudi Crown Prince Sultan bin Abdul Aziz reportedly died on Saturday due to an undisclosed sickness in a New York hospital. The death of Aziz has put his brother Prince Nayef as the next successor to King Abdullah.

The 86-year-old crown prince also served as the minister of defense and aviation. He went to the United States for medical treatment in mid-June and was reportedly operated in July.

Aziz is the half brother of 87-year-old King Abdullah, leader of the oil rich nation, who himself remains in a Riyadh hospital after getting operated on his back.

Prince Nayef is the 78-year-old half-brother of King Abdullah who currently holds the interior position now becomes the crown prince. In March 2009, Prince Nayef became the second deputy prime minister.

The funeral of Prince Sultan will be held on Tuesday after the repatriation of his body from the United States.

iOS 5 Release Date: Updated iOS Available at iTunes October 12, 2011

Wednesday, October 12th, 2011 | BUSINESS, NEWS, Software, Tablet, TECHNOLOGY, World with 4 Comments
iOS 5 logo
iOS 5 logo
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Apple iOS 5 is expected to be available for update and download in iTunes today, October 12, 2011. iOS 5 is compatible with iPhone 3GS, iPhone 4, iPhone 4S, iPod touch 3rd generation, iPod touch 4th generation, iPad and iPad 2, according to Apple official website. iTunes 10.5 update for Mac and Windows operating systems was released earlier today at Apple iTunes website.

The release of the new version of iTunes is in preparation for compatibility with the other Apple’s new product releases.

Starting with the iTunes update, it will be a busy week for Apple with the release of the feature packed iOS 5. Over a hundred million existing iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch users is expected to update their devices starting tonight and the succeeding days.

Apple stores and other iPhone retailers are expecting massive sales of iPhone 4S which will be available starting Friday, October 14.

Steve Jobs Dies At 56 (1955-2011), After Apple iPhone 4S Launch

Thursday, October 6th, 2011 | BUSINESS, NEWS, TECHNOLOGY, World with No Comments »
Steve Jobs Dies
Steve Job dies, 56, 1955-2011
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Steve Jobs, former Apple CEO and the man behind the development of Apple‘s iPhone, iPad, iPod, iMac and iTunes, passed away on Wednesday, October 5, 2011 at the age of 56, according to an Apple statement as reported by CNN.

The Apple iconic figure, Jobs, succumbed to pancreatic cancer that he has been battling since 2004.

A special Apple home page was dedicated by the company for Jobs.

Apple‘s board of directors has issued an official statement on Jobs‘ death. According to the statement, the board “are deeply saddened to announce that Steve Jobs passed away today. Steve’s brilliance, passion and energy were the source of countless innovations that enrich and improve all of our lives. The world is immeasurably better because of Steve.”

Eagle Rock Music Festival 2011: 113th Annual Event Schedule of Presentations

Sunday, October 2nd, 2011 | ENTERTAINMENT, NEWS, World with No Comments »

The 113th Eagle Rock Music Festival on Saturday, October 1, 2011 from 4 to 11 p.m., is expected to be a full packed annual event, according to the Center for the Arts. The 2011 Eagle Rock Music Festival will be held in Colorado Blvd. between Argus & Eagle Rock Blvd.

Expected entrance fee in a form of donation from each attendee is $5 while kids 12 years old and under are free!

Below are some of the activities for the whole 113th Eagle Rock Music Festival 2011.

Razorcake/Zocaloc Stage

4:30pm – Wreck of the Zephyr

5:30pm – French Exit

6:30pm – Cheeto Champ

7:30pm – Summer Vacation

8:30pm – The Fuxedos

9:30pm – Barrio Tiger

Family Stage

4:00pm – Pio Pico

5:00pm – Magic Show with Micah Cover

6:00pm – Ellen and Matt

7:00pm – NINE

8:00pm – The Ukulele Orchestra of the Western Hemisphere

9:00pm – Hot August Nights: A Neil Diamond Tribute Band


J. Vega & Friends


Dublab “Future Roots” Stage

4:00pm – Carlos Nino

4:45pm – Arohi Ensemble

5:30pm – Village Archives

6:15pm – Mia Doi Todd

7:00pm – Hymnal

7:45pm – Pharaohs

8:25pm – Biggest Crush (Sunny Levine + Turquoise Wisdom)

9:10pm – El Haru-Kuroi

9:50pm – Killsonic

10:15pm – Yellow Alex & the Feelings

Emerging Stage

Presented by Ford Gimme the Gig II

co-curated by FYF Fest, KOXY, LA Record

4:00pm – Kenan Bell

5:00pm – Red Shark

6:00pm – Joyce Manor

7:00pm – Allah Las

8:00pm – Boom Bip

9:00pm – Health

10:00pm – The Feeding People


6:00pm – E.R.H.S. Latin Jazz Ensemble

8:00pm – Cambalache

9:00pm – Umbalaye

Low End Theory

4:00pm – Gaslamp Killer

4:20pm – Nobody

4:40pm – Daddy Kev

5:00pm – D-Styles

5:20pm – JonWayne

6:00pm – Nocando

6:20pm – Teebs

7:00pm – D-Styles

7:20pm – Dibiase

8:00pm – Daddy Kev

8:20pm – Tokimonsta

9:00pm – Nobody

9:20pm – Nosaj Thing

10:00pm – Gaslamp Killer

10:20pm – Flying Lotus

Welcome Inn

7:00pm – Bonne Musique Zydeco

Women’s 20th Century Club

6:00pm – Eric Ekstrand Ensemble


5:00pm – Ampersand

6:00pm – Border Radio

7:00pm – Saucy Monky

8:00pm – The Vagabondz

9:00pm – Duniven

10:00pm – Special Guest

Kingsize Stage

4:30pm – Beatnik Jr.

5:30pm – Gangi

6:30pm – Buffalo Electric

7:30pm – Miracle Parade

8:30pm – Dorian Taj

9:30pm – Adventure Galley

10:30pm – Rooney

The Ship Stage

4:00pm – Dirty Bandits

5:00pm – All Spots to Black

6:00pm – Little Red Lung

7:00pm – Molino

8:00pm Phaxanation & The Dust Kickers

9:00pm – Blonde Summer

10:00pm – Shadow Shadow Shade

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