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A natty Steve Jobs poses with a room full of Macs in 1984.
Black Listed

How the Mac Changed the Game

Technically, the Macs of today are actually based on operating-system software that originated with the computers made by NeXT, the company Steve Jobs founded after being ousted from Apple in 1985 and then sold to it in 1996. Philosophically, aesthetically and spiritually, though, they’re very much descendants of the original 1984 Mac. The same things

Culture & Black Life

ROUND-UP: iPhone 5 Rumored Features

Move over diamonds, gadgets have become the world's most prized commodity, and the options only continue to increase with time. Sitting high and mighty at the top of the smart phone food chain are Apple Inc.'s iPhone and Samsung's Galaxy, both of which boast an insane amount of special features and innovative detailing that put

Careers & Finance

The Next Steve Jobs:10 Black Innovators to Watch

Last week, it was revealed that Ashton Kutcher would play Apple Inc. co-founder Steve Jobs in an upcoming movie about the technology genius’ life. The announcement left us wondering: Which black trailblazer has what it takes to pick up where Jobs left off? Who is innovative enough to step up and match Jobs’ unabashed passion