Steve Jobs dies at age 56

By Matthew ยท 66 replies
Oct 5, 2011
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  1. Relic

    Relic TechSpot Chancellor Posts: 1,379   +16

    The world has lost a brilliant and great man today.

    Rest in peace Steve.
  2. Because of Steve Samsung would never of created the Galaxy S, think about it...
  3. DjKraid

    DjKraid TS Guru Posts: 551   +26

    Tho I don't like Apple computers (mainly because the os) and I don't have a iPhone I still Love what Steve Jobs have achieved and I really respect him for that! R.I.P :'(
  4. coolazeem

    coolazeem TS Rookie Posts: 21

    Steve Jobs, though I had have never owned an Apple product, I believe that you have left an indelible mark on the world with your revolutionary and visionary products that set the standards for others to follow. You will always be remembered. Rest in Peace
  5. Today is a very sad day I think. Not personally a fan of Apple and I don't own any products, but like many have said, a brilliant mind has passed away.

    RIP Mr Jobs!
  6. SalaSSin

    SalaSSin TS Booster Posts: 149   +58

    I have to admit i never was an Apple fanboi, but it's clear to me that Jobs was a visionary.

  7. 63Jax

    63Jax TS Enthusiast Posts: 85

    RIP, Steve

    NTAPRO TS Evangelist Posts: 809   +102

    I used that same image in my PowerPoint presentation on Jobs a few days ago...
  9. slh28

    slh28 TechSpot Paladin Posts: 1,706   +172

    Thank you Steve for revolutionising my music and phone experiences with the iPod and iPhone, you were a true genius at design and marketing.

    I thought it was a bit strange that he stepped down a few weeks before the 4S launch... maybe that would explain Tim Cook's borefest a couple of days ago
  10. NTAPRO

    NTAPRO TS Evangelist Posts: 809   +102

    In my opinion I say he had a premonition/vision of his death and stepped down beforehand.
  11. Per Hansson

    Per Hansson TS Server Guru Posts: 1,957   +214

    A great visionary has passed away!
    Steve, you will be missed
  12. matrix86

    matrix86 TS Guru Posts: 843   +38

    I have to agree. I think Steve had a feeling his time was coming, and wanted to be sure everything was ready. After all, he's the one that recommended Tim to take over. Who knows what would have happened had he just plopped out while still the head hancho. I really do think he was preparing. Some people just know when their time is near.
  13. dividebyzero

    dividebyzero trainee n00b Posts: 4,891   +1,264

    Then again, maybe he went to his oncologists and they told him after running tests that he maybe shouldn't take out any yearly magazine subscriptions...but then again maybe Steve was a scryer.

    Occam's Razor or mystical prophet, who ya got?
  14. RIP steve...
  15. hitech0101

    hitech0101 TS Guru Posts: 451   +34

    Rest in Peace you will be missed.
  16. Burty117

    Burty117 TechSpot Chancellor Posts: 3,144   +911

    wow! I mean wow! is this real? I've just come into work and this is the first thing I hear? I almost don't believe my work mates, come on techspot and its here to?

    R.I.P. Steve, You have changed the way I've thought about phone, the reason I moved from Sony Mini Disc to iPod. You have shaped Apple to what it is today.

    Tim Cook, Make Steve Proud, keep Apple alive...
  17. gwailo247

    gwailo247 TechSpot Chancellor Posts: 2,010   +18

    That photo of him that surfaced that everyone said was photoshopped was probably the real deal. I'm pretty sure he knew a few months ago, and he wanted to spend time with his family, and not hasten his death by dealing with the stress of running a multibillion dollar company.

    I cannot imagine the stress that he went through on a daily basis. It may not be a stretch to say that the last decade secured his legacy as a computer pioneer that will be talked about for many years to come, but at the cost of his health.
  18. Richy2k9

    Richy2k9 TS Enthusiast Posts: 515

    May you rest in peace Mr Jobs ... like all geniuses you will be forever remembered!
  19. What a shame. What a rotten way to die.
  20. tw0rld

    tw0rld TS Maniac Posts: 572   +6

    This is sad news. I was never a fan of Apple, but this man was a pioneer. May his soul rest in peace.
  21. adamantell

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  22. Atham

    Atham TS Enthusiast Posts: 460

    Terrible news. The poor man was only 56. He could have accomplished so much more.

    Rest in peace, Steven Jobs.
  23. Tekkaraiden

    Tekkaraiden TS Evangelist Posts: 997   +93

    Although I've never liked the man I did respect him, the tech world won't be the same without him. May he rest in peace in the big icloud in the sky.
  24. andy06shake

    andy06shake TS Evangelist Posts: 448   +126

    Rest in peace Steve'e boy! You done a mans job!

    3DCGMODELER TS Enthusiast Posts: 307   +18

    may he rest in peace

    he will be missed


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