Biography reveals life of Steve JobsMacBook Pro notebooks get a boost, Sprint ends unlimited 4G for non-smartphone devices, and we learn more about the man behind Apple with the release of the official biography of Steve Jobs.
-It's Monday, October 24, 2011. I'm Bridget Carey on CNET.com and it's time to get loaded. Everyone is buzzing today about the Steve Jobs biography that's now in stores. Last night, 60 minutes aired interviews with book author Walter Isaacson, which you can now watch online. The book includes stories about Jobs' childhood and family. Jobs was adopted and didn't know he had a sister until he was an adult, and he shares that he didn't want to meet his biological father, although later he learned he did meet his biological father at a restaurant and the two didn't even know they were related. The goes into details about his history at Apple and harsh management style. He also shared details about his battle with cancer as well as projects he still wanted to work on including an Apple television set, not just the Apple TV box we know today. In other Apple-related news, the MacBook Pro line just got some hardware upgrades, but no increase in price. All three sizes, the 13, 15, and 17-inch models got boost in there speed, storage, and graphics power. Apple last upgraded the models back in February. Microsoft's YouTube channel is back to normal after getting hacked over the weekend. Someone went into their account and deleted all of Microsoft's videos and uploaded some odd looking messages asking for sponsorships. This is the second YouTube account to get hijacked in a week. Last week, all the videos on Sesame Streets page were replaced with porn and it took 20 minutes for it to get back to normal. Security experts say, these are likely cases where employees where careless with their passwords and the e-mails attached to their accounts. Sprint will no longer offer unlimited 4G plans for devices like tablets, netbooks, USB cards, or mobile hotspot devices like MiFi. Now, this is not the case for Sprint smartphones, so no need to panic smartphone users. You still have unlimited data plans. This is for all other connected device plans. In the past, customers signed with a plan that had a limit on 3G, but it promised unlimited 4G data and starting next month that won't be the case. Those are your headlines for today. I'm Bridget Carey for CNET.com and you just been loaded.