Why There Isn't An Apple iCar Yet

This is The Morning Shift, our one-stop daily roundup of all the auto news that's actually important — all in one place at 9:00 AM. Or, you could spend all day waiting for other sites to parse it out to you one story at a time. Isn't your time more important? » 8/05/13 9:28am 8/05/13 9:28am

Steve Jobs Would Have Topless Amanda Bynes Chris Kelly Mesothelioma

Steve Jobs is dead, which means that we can say whatever we want about him in speculative articles that smash together everyone's favorite highly searched subjects like they were mixin's at Marble Slab and wrap them up in a waffle cone made of bullshit fancy. » 5/02/13 12:37pm 5/02/13 12:37pm

The real reason why Steve Jobs drove without a license plate

Many have speculated on why the late Steve Jobs never put a license plate on his cars. Was it because he preferred to pay whatever fines he incurred just so he could "Think Different"? Nope. He got away with it — legally — thanks to a California loophole. » 10/27/11 12:30pm 10/27/11 12:30pm

When Steve Jobs gave away Porsche 944s as an employee benefit

Before Steve Jobs turned Apple into the dominant computer company on Earth, he spent a few decades scraping by as an outsider. That was still true back when he was rewarding Apple salespeople with brand-new Porsche 944s. » 10/06/11 2:00pm 10/06/11 2:00pm

Steve Jobs Is Dead

Steve Jobs is dead. The Apple chairman and former CEO who made personal computers, smartphones, tablets, and digital animation mass-market products passed away today. We're going to miss him. Deeply, and personally. » 10/05/11 7:41pm 10/05/11 7:41pm

These are the commuter cars of Apple’s future

Newly released development plans of Apple’s proposed corporate campus, which will look like a galactic portal and will be bigger than the Pentagon, hint at the company’s peculiar indifference to cars. » 8/23/11 12:00pm 8/23/11 12:00pm

Does Steve Jobs own a Honda Civic now?

On Wednesday the National Enquirer published photos allegedly showing Apple founder Steve Jobs leaving a California cancer treatment center, saying he had "weeks to live." But if this is Jobs, why is he riding in an old Honda Civic? » 2/17/11 2:00pm 2/17/11 2:00pm

Brits Cyber-Stalk Steve Jobs With Google Street View

A survey of Google Street View habits has shown Steve Jobs' home and Apple's garage birthplace are the third most visited locations by Briton's. Jobs was bested only by the White House and Hugh Hefner's Playboy Mansion. [CultofMac] » 8/26/10 3:45pm 8/26/10 3:45pm

No, Steve Jobs Does Not Ride An iPad

I pointed out Peter's story on Steve Jobs' old BMW R60/2 to Jason Chen, editor of our gadget-obsessed brother-site Gizmodo. He thought the headline read like Jobs now rides an iPad. No, Jason, this would be Jobs riding an iPad. » 2/19/10 12:30pm 2/19/10 12:30pm

Decades Before The iPad, Steve Jobs Rode A BMW

Two years before even the original Macintosh was introduced, Apple’s then-and-current CEO was pictured for a National Geographic Magazine feature on Silicon Valley, riding a 1966 BMW motorcycle. » 2/19/10 11:00am 2/19/10 11:00am

Keep Your Damn iPad Out Of My Car

Even the best factory infotainment system is a heavy piece of techno-vanilla designed to inflate a car's sticker price and already bloated waistline. I look forward to the day we'll replace it with something better. Sadly, the iPad isn't it. » 1/29/10 4:00pm 1/29/10 4:00pm

iDontThinkSo: Apple's Tim Cook Will Not Be Next GM CEO

On Thursday Silicon Valley Insider reported Apple COO Tim Cook is executive search firm Spencer Stuart's top choice for the open CEO spot at General Motors. Yeah, that'll never happen. » 1/04/10 3:30pm 1/04/10 3:30pm

Five Possibilities For National "Car Czar"

An agreement on the shape of a rescue plan for the not-so-Big Three automakers appears close. Included in oversight will be a federal "car czar" to oversee the rescue package. Here's a look at five possibilities for the position. » 12/08/08 6:00pm 12/08/08 6:00pm

Steve Jobs' "Barcode License Plate" Mystery Has Been Solved

The Apple fan-boys have been all over recent spottings » 9/13/08 12:53pm 9/13/08 12:53pm of Steve Jobs' parked Mercedes AMG SL 55 with no license plate. While we're more interested in how he's able to park in , the fan-boy focus has been on the barcode in the empty spot where the license plate should be, and rumors that it's a super-secret-special…

Steve Jobs' House, SL65 in Driveway, on Google Street View



We feel a bit stalkerish posting this, but what the hell. As Street View fever sweeps the nation, even the rich can no longer keep their privacy private. We're looking forward to the day we can watch ourselves live blogging on Google Earth.

Google Streetview » 8/21/07 11:30pm 8/21/07 11:30pm

Jobs Wanted Mac to Look "Like a Porsche"

"It's got to be different, different from everything else." Steve Jobs wanted the first Macintosh to revolutionize personal computing, an idea that had to be backed up by its looks. But could he have used his Porsche 928 for inspiration? According to an account on Folklore.org, a site devoted to telling the story of… » 8/08/07 2:30pm 8/08/07 2:30pm

Over the Back Fence: Apple Develops Nav System, Mercedes to Offer?

According to Germany's Focus magazine, the house that Jobs rebuilt wants to become as ubiquitous in cars as it is in shirt pockets. Though unconfirmed, the story is Mercedes will be the first manufacturer to offer Apple's system, which will reportedly combine entertainment, communication and navigation in a single… » 6/18/07 7:03am 6/18/07 7:03am

Steve Jobs Speaks: The IPod Is The Thing In 70% Of Cars


Our gadget-obsessed brother blog is all over Apple's announcement, live-blogging Steve Jobs every facial expression today, so head on over if you're looking for some of that action. We're just happy Jobs started off talking about the most important place you use your iPod — your car. Jobs made an interesting comment: » 9/12/06 2:44pm 9/12/06 2:44pm