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This article was published on October 5, 2012

    Retrospective: A year without Steve

    Retrospective: A year without Steve Image by: Peter Macdiarmid
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    Josh Ong is the US Editor at The Next Web. He previously worked as TNW's China Editor and LA Reporter. Follow him on Twitter or email him a Josh Ong is the US Editor at The Next Web. He previously worked as TNW's China Editor and LA Reporter. Follow him on Twitter or email him at [email protected].

    Today marks the one-year anniversary of the death of Apple co-founder Steve Jobs. The city of Cupertino will fly its Civic Center flag at half-staff, while some fans have declared the 5th of October Black Turtleneck Day.

    We’ve pulled together some of the most interesting tributes and anecdotes about Jobs from our coverage over the past year, sprinkled with Apple events and developments.

    What’s your favorite Steve Jobs tribute or memory? Let us know in the comments below.


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    On Steve Jobs.

    These photos will make you smile: Steve Jobs testing Photobooth

    Sony Pictures to make Steve Jobs biography into a movie

    Steve Jobs fans leave tributes at SF Apple store

    Fortune and TIME to release commemorative issues on Steve Jobs

    October 16th will be Steve Jobs Day in California

    This could be the most unique Steve Jobs tribute yet

    Beautiful: Public #thankyousteve Tweets visualised into a giant Steve Jobs poster

    Fans design Steve Jobs portrait out of 4,001 Post-it Notes at Apple Store

    Apple receives more than 1 million Steve Jobs tributes, creates new ‘Remembering Steve’ page

    Steve Jobs working on Apple’s next product day before his death

    Apple pays tribute to Steve Jobs with memorial at 1 Infinite Loop

    City of Cupertino posts Steve Jobs tribute video developed by city staff

    Steve Jobs helped Google’s Page, Facebook’s Zuckerberg to “repay” Silicon Valley

    Steve Jobs movie could be written by the Social Network’s Aaron Sorkin

    Walter Isaacson discusses Steve Jobs and Bill Gates on ‘The Daily Show with Jon Stewart’ [Video]

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    Watch Steve Jobs discuss Apple, technology and his life in this 1995 interview

    Steve Jobs biography sells 379,000 copies in the U.S. during its first week

    Zuckerberg: Steve Jobs and I connected over our mission to build more than a company

    Watch a sample of the lost Steve Jobs interview coming to theaters

    Siri co-founder Dag Kittaus: When Steve Jobs phoned, I knew we had made it big.

    Steve Jobs wanted to build a wireless carrier, but gave up

    The U.S. Patent Office honors Steve Jobs with a beautiful exhibit

    Watch Steve Jobs brainstorm with the NeXT team in this fascinating video

    Apple names Levinson Chairman and Iger to the Board, Both had History with Steve Jobs

    Must watch: 46 seconds of Steve Jobs on changing the world

    Steve Jobs made $1 per year, took no bonuses…but Apple did buy him a $90 MM jet


    Steve Jobs just won a Grammy

    You have to watch this: Apple’s 1984 Ghostbusters parody [Video]

    Computer History Museum launches unique online Steve Jobs exhibit

    Find Apple keynotes on, a tribute to Steve Jobs

    Steve Jobs biography hits top spot on Amazon’s 2011 best-seller chart

    Watch this 60-minute “Billion Dollar Hippy” Steve Jobs documentary from the BBC right now

    Steve Jobs on video games as the future of learning

    Steve Jobs: Secrets of Life documentary now available on pay-per-view


    Apple rejects Steve Jobs tribute calendar app, developers turn to Cydia

    Apple names Dixons CEO John Browett as senior vice president of Retail

    How Apple remembers Steve Jobs at its Cupertino campus

    Steve Jobs kept a letter written to him by Bill Gates by his bedside

    Steve Jobs on charity: Encourage shareholder donations by increasing Apple’s value

    President Obama has invited Steve Jobs’ wife Laurene to State of the Union address

    This Virgin America jet has a name inspired by Steve Jobs

    An inside look at the entrepreneurs who’ve transformed our world

    Former Apple CEO Sculley: ‘When I left Apple it had $2bn of cash’, it now has $82bn

    Steve Jobs on starting Apple “We had nothing to lose, and we had everything to gain”

    This Steve Jobs action figure is so realistic, it’s actually kind of freaky


    Apple’s strange PR move: No on-stage debut for OS X Mountain Lion

    How does Steve Jobs’ vision for textbooks match up with Apple’s reality?

    Check out this insanely extensive and inspiring archive of Steve Jobs videos

    Insanely Simple: A new book about Apple and Steve Jobs that should be better than the bio

    A passionate Tim Cook demonstrates why he’s the right product man for Apple

    The FBI’s investigation of Steve Jobs has finally cracked open

    Forgotten Apple founder takes to Facebook to explain his decision to quit after 12 days


    New Apple TV UI uses designs “tossed out 5 years ago” by Steve Jobs, says former Apple TV engineer

    New York Times edits article by Mike Daisey it posted just after Steve Jobs’ death due to fabrications

    Apple’s new iPad: 264PPI Retina display, A5X with quad-core graphics, iSight, 5MP camera, 4G LTE, March 16th from $499

    A complete roundup of reviews of Apple’s new iPad from across the Internet

    As Apple rediscovers its old logo, here’s a colorful stop-motion tribute to the brand

    Of all the interviews about Steve Jobs, it was Eric Schmidt’s that was perhaps most moving

    What CBS CEO Les Moonves told Steve Jobs when he declined an Apple subscription deal last year

    Entrepreneurs are Born

    Isaacson left details of the ‘next Apple TV’ out of Steve Jobs biography

    Forgotten Apple founder takes to Facebook to explain his decision to quit after 12 days


    Apple SEC filing highlights official appointment of John Browett as new SVP of Retail

    “Bartending” is a tasty morsel of life behind an Apple Store Genius Bar

    Hong Kong student behind Steve Jobs-Apple logo tribute lands Coca Cola ad project

    It’s official: There is a Steve Jobs Avenue in Brazil

    Read an excerpt of Insanely Simple, a great new book about Steve Jobs and Apple by Ken Segall

    Video: Steve Jobs biographer Walter Isaacson talks at length about Apple’s iconic co-founder

    Ashton Kutcher set to play Steve Jobs in upcoming biopic


    Aaron Sorkin: Writing a movie about Steve Jobs is like writing about The Beatles

    The media overplays Steve Jobs’ angry side, says Ken Segall, the man who put the ‘i’ in iMac

    The interesting secret stories behind 10 Apple icons

    Nearly 3M pageviews later: The exclusive story behind the inspirational SteveTold.Us

    Apple’s VP of Europe Pascal Cagni quits after 12 year tenure

    Arise, Sir Jony Ive: Apple’s design guru collects his Knighthood

    Jony Ive: What Apple is working on now is the ‘most important’ work it’s done

    Steve Jobs, Sex And The City and the tale of the upside down Apple logo

    Ashton Kutcher’s Steve Jobs biopic, jOBS, to begin filming in original Apple garage

    Your moment of Apple zen: Remember the things that Steve told us

    The story of the ‘secret’ room at Pixar, frequented by Steve Jobs and many other celebrities

    Apple’s next iPhone will feature a new design worked on by Steve Jobs, and a bigger screen

    Sony hires Woz as advisor to Steve Jobs film, which Sorkin says won’t be a ‘straight ahead biopic’

    Zuckerberg’s girlfriend and Steve Jobs’ liver transplant inspired Facebook’s new organ donor feature


    Must watch: A collection of over 250 videos about Steve Jobs presented in biographical order

    You’ve gotta start somewhere.

    Today’s WWDC keynote proved one thing: Post-Jobs Apple is doing just fine

    A photo tour of Apple’s new slimmer, lighter MacBook Pro

    Everything that Apple announced today at WWDC

    When Steve Jobs called this key Apple manager a ‘fuckchop’, he put it on his business cards


    Calling all rich nerds: Pixar Image computer up for auction on eBay for just $25k

    TNW Review: OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion

    Steve Jobs – The Lost Interview now available on iTunes in the US

    Apple shutters MobileMe for good, offers data downloads or iCloud migration for a limited time


    Apple promotes Craig Federighi and Dan Riccio to SVP, says Bob Mansfield to stay on

    Samsung ordered to pay $1,049,343,540 in Apple patent lawsuit defeat

    Apple wins software and design patent judgements against most Samsung devices in trial over iPhone and iPad

    Rare Steve Jobs speech from 1983 predicts iPhone, Google StreetView and better design for computers

    Steve Jobs’ California home raided, thief steals $60,000 worth of valuables and computers

    The Apple patent Steve Jobs fought hard to protect, and his connection to its inventor

    Internal email shows Apple’s Eddy Cue wanted 7″ iPad in January of 2011

    Apple v. Samsung day 2: Schiller, Forstall testify on creation, sales and hardships of iPhone project

    Apple’s iPhone Prototypes and the Power of ‘No’


    Watch: Steve Jobs demos podcasts in 2005, with an embarrassing twist

    Apple wins prestigious UK design awards, flies entire design team to London to pick them up

    Apple introduces iPhone 5, 4″ screen, 7.6mm thick, 112 grams, 4G LTE capable, A6 processor, Lightning dock connector


    City of Cupertino to fly Civic Center flag at half-staff on anniversary of Steve Jobs’ death tomorrow

    The story of a lost time capsule containing Steve Jobs’ Lisa mouse

    Rare full recording of 1983 Steve Jobs speech reveals Apple had been working on iPad for 27 years

    Steve Jobs-designed Apple factory, the birthplace of the Macintosh, considered for historic status

    Image credit: Peter Macdiarmid / Getty Images