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Steve Jobs the mastermind behind Apples iPhone, iPad, iPod, iMac and iTunes, has died, Apple said. Jobs was 56.

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"We are deeply saddened to announce that Steve Jobs passed away today," read a statement by Apple's board of directors. "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. His greatest love was for his wife, Laurene, and his family. Our hearts go out to them and to all who were touched by his extraordinary gifts."

The homepage of Apple's website this evening switched to a full-page image of Jobs with the text, "Steve Jobs 1955-2011."

Clicking on the image revealed the additional text: "Apple has lost a visionary and creative genius, and the world has lost an amazing human being. Those of us who have been fortunate enough to know and work with Steve have lost a dear friend and an inspiring mentor. Steve leaves behind a company that only he could have built, and his spirit will forever be the foundation of Apple."

Jobs co-founded Apple Computer in 1976 and, with his childhood friend Steve Wozniak, marketed what was considered the world's first personal computer, the Apple II.

Shortly after learning of Jobs' death, Wozniak told ABC News, "I'm shocked and disturbed."

Industry watchers called him a master innovator -- perhaps on a par with Thomas Edison -- changing the worlds of computing, recorded music and communications.

In 2004, he beat back an unusual form of pancreatic cancer, and in 2009 he was forced to get a liver transplant. After several years of failing health, Jobs announced on Aug. 24, 2011 that he was stepping down as Apple's chief executive.

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  • JHup BN-0 2011/10/07 20:55:53
    Rest in Peace, Steve Jobs
    JHup BN-0
    9 things you (may) not have known about Steve Jobs - Interesting

    http://news.yahoo.com/blogs/t...
  • King of the woodland realm 2011/10/07 02:45:55
    Rest in Peace, Steve Jobs
    King of the woodland realm
    RIP
  • Jdogg 2011/10/06 20:29:30
    Apples Future is
    Jdogg
    Who knows how many product Ideas he came up with before he passed on, But when they do come out with something more than likely, Steve Jobs had something to do with it,
  • misterz 2011/10/06 17:40:40
    Rest in Peace, Steve Jobs
    misterz
    He changed the world - & left quite a legacy.
  • sjalan 2011/10/06 05:28:33 (edited)
    Apples Future is
    sjalan
    The future is in its past. Inovation after inovation. Thank Steve, I'm happy I met you. RIP.

    iTV Far more advanced than the current systems that use keypads like Sony. It will respond to your verbal commands and much more, it will become the center hub of all your perifierals iPod, iMac, iTunes, iPad, iPhone. We will finally see the fully functional iHOME.
  • ☥☽✪☾DAW... sjalan 2011/10/06 13:51:29
    ☥☽✪☾DAW ☽✪☾
    +1
    Basicly the Star trek technogoly now today
  • sjalan ☥☽✪☾DAW... 2011/10/06 14:00:40
    sjalan
    +1
    YEP. Got it. The full and complete intergretation of our lives into the computer society.
  • ☥☽✪☾DAW... sjalan 2011/10/06 14:02:03
    ☥☽✪☾DAW ☽✪☾
    +2
    Check this out
  • sjalan ☥☽✪☾DAW... 2011/10/06 14:11:07
    sjalan
    +1
    Yep and there are just a couple of things they haven't gotten down pat yet but every thing that was shown on that video is technologicly possible right now. It simply requires that there be universal communications protocal, USB4 and MPG4 is now in the final stages of intergation with BlueTooth technologies and we will see exactly what was shown in this video.
  • ☥☽✪☾DAW... sjalan 2011/10/06 14:13:02
    ☥☽✪☾DAW ☽✪☾
    +2
    the future has so much promise of amazing things to come
    soon i can watch lord of the rings in 3d and have it projected into my living room and grab my sword and put on my viking helmet and join in on the battle
  • sjalan ☥☽✪☾DAW... 2011/10/06 14:14:23
    sjalan
    +1
    LOL~~~~ :)

    Just remove all the furniture first!!! OK?
  • ☥☽✪☾DAW... sjalan 2011/10/06 14:43:46
    ☥☽✪☾DAW ☽✪☾
    +1
    of course! i learned that lesson after breaking 3 lamps and 2 tables
  • sjalan ☥☽✪☾DAW... 2011/10/06 14:47:34
    sjalan
    +1
    LOL!! I have a broad sword that I used to play with when I was a little younger. 5 feet long and weighs in at about 45 pounds. It hanges on the wall now. But there was a time. That TV was damned expensive.
  • ☥☽✪☾DAW... sjalan 2011/10/06 14:53:40
  • sjalan ☥☽✪☾DAW... 2011/10/06 15:00:20
    sjalan
    I look back at that day and I really can laugh about it now but then !!! Two whole months of NO TV!!! Before I bought a new one.
  • ☥☽✪☾DAW ☽✪☾ 2011/10/06 05:02:03
    Rest in Peace, Steve Jobs
    ☥☽✪☾DAW ☽✪☾
  • Rest in Peace, Steve Jobs
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  • calamidad9 2011/10/06 04:15:20
    Rest in Peace, Steve Jobs
    calamidad9
    :(
  • Curmudgeon 2011/10/06 04:06:32
    Rest in Peace, Steve Jobs
    Curmudgeon
    One can only hope that the new CEO shares his passion for change.
  • mwg0735 2011/10/06 03:15:01
  • darkfeary474 2011/10/06 02:30:39
    Rest in Peace, Steve Jobs
    darkfeary474
    :(
  • Yars the Great 2011/10/06 02:25:24
    Rest in Peace, Steve Jobs
    Yars the Great
    i guess this was sudden? the strangest thing, i just got done watching the HumancentIpad.
  • D.C. Willis 2011/10/06 01:57:43
    Rest in Peace, Steve Jobs
    D.C. Willis
    +1
    He has definitely left his mark on the world.

    His health battle was long and hard fought, may he rest in peace.
  • igillum 2011/10/06 01:31:22
    Rest in Peace, Steve Jobs
    igillum
    Innovator Extraordinaire
  • cheshirewayne 2011/10/06 01:23:19
    Rest in Peace, Steve Jobs
    cheshirewayne
    Hopefully the company is more than just Steve Jobs, and will go on to bigger and better things.
  • Miss UT 2011/10/06 01:21:07
    Rest in Peace, Steve Jobs
    Miss UT
    Great visionary...A great loss.
  • Açorda 2011/10/06 01:18:26
    Rest in Peace, Steve Jobs
    Açorda
    "Well, they're with the chuds, now." - Morris in Futurama
  • ~head~first~fearless~ 2011/10/06 01:15:30
    Rest in Peace, Steve Jobs
    ~head~first~fearless~
    They'll be lost without him.
  • Ray 2011/10/06 00:51:23
    Rest in Peace, Steve Jobs
    Ray
    +1
    Indeed he has changed the world. Now it is up to us to keep change going towards a better world. Keep his memory and cherish each day.
  • Josh Robinson R.P.2012' PWCM. 2011/10/06 00:20:16
    Rest in Peace, Steve Jobs
    Josh Robinson  R.P.2012' PWCM.
    +1
    iDIED..... LOL
  • Butch 2011/10/06 00:18:50
    Rest in Peace, Steve Jobs
    Butch
    +1
    My first computer was a Apple Mac. apple mac
    cer. no. #904
  • WhereIsAmerica? ~PWCM~JLA 2011/10/06 00:10:48
    Rest in Peace, Steve Jobs
    WhereIsAmerica? ~PWCM~JLA
    +2
    He definitely made his mark.

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