Tributes have been pouring in for Apple co-founder Steve Jobs, who died yesterday
at the age of 56 from pancreatic cancer.Jobs is credited with changing the daily habits
of millions of people by reinventing computing, music and mobile phones. Under his
leadership the company rolled out products such as the iPod, iPhone and iPad.
very sad at the relatively young age of 56 to have lost someone who did so much to
help communications in the world, and yes I think he had a God given gift that he
used to the best of his ability”, says Fr Michael McAndrew who is parish priest of
St Mary’s church in Swindon, England and was a contributor to the award winning CliftonDiocese.com
He also told Lydia O’Kane the technology developed by Steve Jobs has
become an important tool in spreading the church’s message.
"It has made it
easier for us to communicate what we want to say… easier to communicate the Christian
message because of the ease of use… because of the tools he has put at our disposal”.
the tributes to Steve Jobs, US President Barack Obama said that the world had "lost
a visionary" and in a statement Apple said, his "brilliance, passion and energy were
the source of countless innovations that enrich and improve all of our lives.Listen
to Lydia O'Kane's interview