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What If?: The Story of Apple’s Third Co-Founder

The story of Ron Wayne – co-founder of Apple – is both intriguing and sad. 76-year-old Wayne spends his days selling gold coins and stamps out of his home in the desert with a .38 caliber Police Special strapped to his leg rather than living in the lap of luxury. That’s not exactly what Jobs and Woz are doing these days.

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The Daily Dose

Wednesday, June 2, 2010 – Oh boy, is AT&T ever in the dog house.

Here’s what else is going on in nerd news around the web:

My apologies: Guys, so sorry for my lack of nerd news and daily dinos yesterday, but I have an excellent excuse: It was all Conan O’Brien’s fault. I saw his live show last night at Radio City, and oh, my …

Milk Screenwriter To Create Small Movie About Big Man

Dustin Lance Black, the Oscar-winning screenwriter of Milk, has joined the long line of moviemakers taking their inspirations from comic books. But even thought Black’s new movie, 3 Story: The Secret History of The Giant Man, will feature a man larger than the norm, don’t assume that this will be another standard superhero …

Believe You Can Fly: Michael Jordan to Appear in NBA 2K11

Michael Jordan, arguably the best hoops player to ever drive the lane, has long been absent from basketball video games. That changes now.

Capping off a flurry of rumors, CNBC’s reporting that Jordan will be the cover athlete for NBA 2K11. 2K Sports is only one of many game-makers (including EA) to use the NBA license, but they’ve …

New Thundercats, Ho?

This poster showed up at my door this morning (Excuse the early-morning iPhone photo):

If the glossiness of the iPhone shot is too much, this is the important part:

Along with the poster, there was a note telling me to “Answer The Call,” along with a link to a website that offered up this additional image -

- along …

Where’s Waldo? Somewhere in Hollywood

As a kid with a short attention span, I rarely read books for long periods of time. I typically flipped through to see the pictures to come back at a later time to actually read the words that were printed on all the pages that were skipped. The Where’s Waldo? line of books had just enough text and plenty of images for me to gander at …

Salt Shaker: Hulu To Debut On Xbox Live at E3

Natal will likely take center stage during Microsoft’s press conference at E3 in two weeks but Gear Live is reporting that Natal isn’t the only thing the Xbox team has in the works. According to a reliable source “who has never been wrong before,” Microsoft will unveil Hulu for Xbox Live. Xbox Live users would have to subscribe …

Foxconn Suicides: Eh, They’re “Below Average,” says Apple CEO

It’s difficult to ignore the recent slew of suicides at Apple’s Chinese manufacturer Foxconn. Apple released the following statement last week after the ninth Hon Hai worker jumped to their death.

“We are saddened and upset by the recent suicides at Foxconn,” the Apple statement said. “Apple is deeply committed to ensuring

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