Steve Jobs: Time Magazine October 2011 Cover and Funeral Details

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When Apple announced the passing away of Steve Jobs, the former CEO of Apple Inc. due to pancreatic cancer, the world seemed to stop for a moment. Thousands of Apple fans, Apple employees and tech users gathered to mourn the beloved entrepreneur in the tech world on Twitter, on Facebook and Apple stores all around the world. Numerous magazines have pictures of Steve Jobs on their latest covers to pay tribute to “an amazing human being” and “a visionary and creative genius”.

Time Magazine has stopped the press on its previously planned issue and featured Steve Jobs on the cover at once. It is eighth time Steve Jobs would crown the Time Magazine cover during his life. In addition, the special Steve Jobs commemorative issue to hit newsstands and tablet devices on 7 October 2011 will display a full 21 pages to Apple's former CEO.

Steve Jobs passed away in early hour in the morning of 5 October 2011. Both in life and in death, Steve Jobs commanded love and respect from all people around the world


2011: Steve Jobs, 1955-2011

"Jobs did something that few people accomplish even once: he reinvented entire industries. He did it with ones that were new, like PCs, and he did it with ones that were old, such as music. And his pace only accelerated over the years.""

In the picture is a youthful-looking Jobs who was captured by photographer Norman Seeff in 1984


February 15, 1982: America’s Risk Takers

“Steven Jobs, 26, the co-founder of five-year-old Apple Computer, practically singlehanded created the personal computer industry. This college dropout is now worth $149 million”

Time magazine considered Jobs “the maestro of the micro” who had self-confidence, vision, and a take-charge mentality


1997: Inside the Apple-Microsoft Deal

Steve Jobs stated on the issue, “Apple is about people who think ‘outside the box,’ people who want to use computers to help them change the world, to help them create things that make a difference, and not just to get a job done”

The issue stated a speech that Jobs gave to Gates


October 18, 1999: Steve’s Jobs

Time said, “"The popular caricature paints Jobs as a brilliant, driven man-child running around Apple in sandals and shorts, screaming at underlings while trying to build the perfect digital machine. By most accounts, this image remains more or less correct."”

At that time, Jobs was serving as the chairman for Pixar and the CEO for Apple who produced bit hits Toy Story franchise and the iMac. Steve really had fire inside him


January 14, 2002: Flat-Out Cool!

Josh Quittner said, “Right here, right now, sitting on a butcher-block table, bathed in the sunlight that pours in through spyproof frosted-glass windows is quintessence of computational coolness, the most fabulous desktop machine that you or anyone anywhere has ever seen”

The latest version of iMacs was introduced in San Francisco and Jobs declared it “the best thing we’ve ever done”.


October 24, 2005: The Man Who Always Seems to Know What’s Next

Time wrote about Steve on the issue “Jobs has a great native sense of design and a knack for hiring geniuses, but above all, what he has is a willingness to be a pain in the neck about what matters most to him”

Steve smiled on Time Magazine October 2005 issue


May 14, 2007: The Most Influential People in the World

Time said, “"He has been Jobs the visionary founder, notably at Apple and Pixar. He has done time as Jobs the exile and even as Jobs the failure. Now he has a new role: Jobs the mogul."

Steve was considered one of most influential people in the world with Richard Branson, Ho Ching, and Steven Cohen


April 1, 2010: Inside Steve’s Pad

On talking about his resignation from Apple, the American great inventor shared “I don’t think of my life as a career. I do stuff. I respond to stuff. That’s not a career — it’s a life”

Steve’s last Time magazine cover showed off an enthusiastic and enigmatic man as usual


An unofficial source told us that Steve Jobs' funeral will take place at a private location in Palo Alto at 11am on Friday October 7.

According to a tweet by Margie J Phelps, the organization Westboro Baptist Church plans to picket the former Apple CEO’s funeral. Westboro, best known as “God Hates Fags” people, travels to picket the funerals of U.S. soldiers and those of public figures who had homosexual affiliations. Steve Jobs' family, wife Laurene Powell and his children have not confirmed the information yet.

The note appearing at the bottom says “via Twitter for iPhone”

The note appearing at the bottom says “via Twitter for iPhone”



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