Shaq at SXSW tells the story about him calling Steve Jobs asking for a free Iphone

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| March 20th, 2013 | 1,082 Views

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Mashable caught up with Shaq in Austin who was promoting Tout at the SXSW festival.  Shaq told a story about how he would bug the late and great Steve Jobs for an Iphone before they were officially released.  He also explained his formula for Tweeting which is 60% humor,  30% inspiration and 10% business.

Jeremy Lin was also at SXSW promoting the documentary “Linsanity The Movie.”


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