Apple Future Pondered In Tandem With Steve Jobs Legacy


Even in death, Steve Jobs’ presence remains larger than life. As the world notes his passing one year ago today, the news and social media are filled with articles and tributes comparable to the recent Presidential debate. 

On Oct. 5, 2001, Apple’s homepage posted the striking image above and called out for tributes. Today, Apple posted a touching video tribute to its cofounder on its homepage today, along with a note from his successor as CEO, Tim Cook, that read, in part: “Steve’s passing one year ago today was a sad and difficult time for all of us. I hope that today everyone will reflect on his extraordinary life and the many ways he made the world a better place.”[more]

Below, a few other memorable looks at Steve’s legacy (and Apple’s future) today:

CNN – “How Steve Jobs’ Legacy Has Changed”

USA Today – “A Year After Steve Jobs Death, How High Can Apple Fly?”

Ars Technica: “The ghost of Jobs: Apple’s challenge to decide ‘What would Steve do?'”

Cult of Mac – “One Year Later, What is Steve Jobs’ True Legacy?”

Forbes – “The Real Reason We Can’t Stop Talking About Steve Jobs”

Mashable – “Apple Experts: Stop Comparing Tim Cook to Steve Jobs”

CNN – “10 Great Quotes from Steve Jobs”

CNET – “Waiting for Apple’s Next Big Thing”

New York Times – retweeted the 323 Apple patents that list Jobs as one of the inventors

And if you want to continue honoring Jobs, there are three tribute MacBook Pro laptops that might interest you. Your take on Jobs’ legacy and Apple’s future?