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Kieran Kelly
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I'm jealous of everyone who has iOS 5. I haven't been able to update my iPhone to the latest OS in a while.
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No longer jealous. Hello iPhone 4S. 
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Google+, I don't know what to do with you, especially since I don't even tweet that much anymore.
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Shows how much Jobs really cares about the details.
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Icon Ambulance

One Sunday morning, January 6th, 2008 I was attending religious services when my cell phone vibrated. As discreetly as possible, I checked the phone and noticed that my phone said "Caller ID unknown". I choose to ignore.

After services, as I was walking to my car with my family, I checked my cell phone messages. The message left was from Steve Jobs. "Vic, can you call me at home? I have something urgent to discuss" it said.

Before I even reached my car, I called Steve Jobs back. I was responsible for all mobile applications at Google, and in that role, had regular dealings with Steve. It was one of the perks of the job.

"Hey Steve - this is Vic", I said. "I'm sorry I didn't answer your call earlier. I was in religious services, and the caller ID said unknown, so I didn't pick up".

Steve laughed. He said, "Vic, unless the Caller ID said 'GOD', you should never pick up during services".

I laughed nervously. After all, while it was customary for Steve to call during the week upset about something, it was unusual for him to call me on Sunday and ask me to call his home. I wondered what was so important?

"So Vic, we have an urgent issue, one that I need addressed right away. I've already assigned someone from my team to help you, and I hope you can fix this tomorrow" said Steve.

"I've been looking at the Google logo on the iPhone and I'm not happy with the icon. The second O in Google doesn't have the right yellow gradient. It's just wrong and I'm going to have Greg fix it tomorrow. Is that okay with you?"

Of course this was okay with me. A few minutes later on that Sunday I received an email from Steve with the subject "Icon Ambulance". The email directed me to work with Greg Christie to fix the icon.

Since I was 11 years old and fell in love with an Apple II, I have dozens of stories to tell about Apple products. They have been a part of my life for decades. Even when I worked for 15 years for Bill Gates at Microsoft, I had a huge admiration for Steve and what Apple had produced.

But in the end, when I think about leadership, passion and attention to detail, I think back to the call I received from Steve Jobs on a Sunday morning in January. It was a lesson I'll never forget. CEOs should care about details. Even shades of yellow. On a Sunday.

To one of the greatest leaders I've ever met, my prayers and hopes are with you Steve.

-Vic
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Google+ usage should jump now that there's an iOS app for it. Twitter took off because of mobile use and I expect G+ to do the same.
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My iPhone has been giving me all kinds of issues. It's the old 3G though, so it's to be expected. I got it to launch, but it crashes my phone, as does any other battery intensive app.
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I had such high expectations that Google+ would take off and +Laura DiRico would actually like it. Doesn't seem like that's going to happen anytime soon.
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I think everyone has forgotten they have this thing. 
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Since I put up a picture on FB and the Twitters, gotta complete the trio and post it here too.

Too bad the Birds lost. 
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What's up Google+? "waveys"
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Google+, I feel like I've been ignoring you.
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Doc just looked gassed. At least it was during a meaningless game in July rather than a game in October.
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