A forthcoming authorised biography of Steve Jobs, the late chief executive of Apple, has revealed his determination to destroy Android, wireless communications device users will be interested to learn.
Mr Jobs said that he was prepared to spend all of Apple's money and his dying breath to achieve this ambition.
Speaking to author Walter Isaacson, Mr Jobs revealed that he viewed Android's similarity to iOS as "grand theft".
"I'm going to destroy Android, because it's a stolen product. I'm willing to go thermonuclear war on this," Mr Jobs said.
The co-founder of Apple is also quoted as saying: "I will spend my last dying breath if I need to and I will spend every penny of Apple's $40 billion in the bank, to right this wrong."
Apple replaced Mr Jobs with Tim Cook, who helped to unveil the iPhone 4S earlier this month.
The new device, according to Apple, is the best-selling product in its history by pre-order sales.
Posted by Andre Dixon