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MacSurfer's Archive: Wednesday, June 22, 2011


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Weekend Highlights: Jury in the never-ending patent battle between Apple and Samsung finds the South Korean company must pay $539 million to Apple in damages—reports in our Apple/Macintosh section; in other legal news, court documents reveal Apple did actually know "iPhone 6 was bendier than previous models" concerning touch disease; several articles at Triangle Business Journal cover Apple's close ties with Research Triangle Park, asking if area is actually ready for larger Apple presence, seeing possible revolution in area tech community with Apple's decision; Low End Mac warns of using SATA III drives in a Mac only equipped to handle SATA II; Jon Collins catches up with the creators of Mellel word processor for Mac; Apple blocks Steam app on iOS meaning you can no longer enjoy PC games on your iDevice, Killian Bell at Cult of Mac calls ban "silly".

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  • "Apple Bid to Bar Amazon 'Appstore' Will 'Likely' Be Denied" Bloomberg 4:18 PM
  • "Apple may have tough road in Amazon lawsuit" Reuters 4:27 PM
  • "Judge says Apple faces 'stumbling block' in trademark case against Amazon" AppleInsider 8:26 PM
  • "Apple iPhone Patent a Huge Blow to Rival Smartphone Makers: Apple has been awarded its long sought-after patent on the iPhone. Intellectual property experts say it's so broad and far-reaching that the iPhone maker may be able to bully other smart phone manufacturers out of the U.S. market entirely." PC Magazine 9:47 AM
  • "Apple iPhone Patent a Huge Blow to Rival Smartphone Makers: Apple's newly awarded patent gives it ownership of the capacitive multitouch interface, spelling big trouble for rival smartphone makers, say patent experts." PC Magazine 9:57 AM
  • "Apple set to pursue rivals after it's awarded broad touchscreen patent" The Next Web 9:48 AM
  • "Apple scores broad touch screen patent" CNET News 9:47 AM
  • "Apple awarded patent for mutiltouch interface" The Loop 9:33 AM
  • "Patents Reveal Clues About Apple's Revolutionary New TV" The Atlantic Wire 10:45 AM
  • "Apple: Yes, A TV In 2011, Says Ticonderoga" Barron's 11:05 AM
  • "Court Order Denying Motion Re iPhone 5 iPad 3"  Scribd 9:03 AM
  • "Samsung has to wait for iPad 3 and iPhone 5, but Apple may have to wait for a preliminary injunction" Foss Patents 9:03 AM
  • "Samsung won't get peek at unreleased iPhone-ruling" Reuters 9:38 AM
  • "Samsung denied early iPad 3/iPhone 5 access but Apple sales injunction hopes fade" SlashGear 9:21 AM
  • "Samsung denied access to iPhone 5 and iPad 3 prototypes" V3 9:39 AM
  • "iPhone 5 and iPad 3 releases remain off limits to Samsung" T3 9:28 AM
  • "Samsung denied access to iPhone 5, iPad 3" TechRadar UK 9:18 AM
  • "Distimo: China Now The Second Largest iPhone App Market After The U.S." TechCrunch 9:13 AM
  • "Asia surges in iPhone App Store downloads, China now second biggest market after U.S." The Next Web 9:13 AM
  • "Apple's Tim Cook Visits China Mobile to Discuss 4G LTE iPhone" M.I.C. Gadget 1:50 PM
  • "Apple Store to open in Reading this weekend" Macworld UK 9:30 AM
  • "Microsoft Windows 7 Or Mac OS X Lion: Which Will Rule The Pride?" CRN 6:08 PM
  • "Apple closes Final Cut Pro X reviews in Mac App Store" The Next Web 8:25 PM
  • "Final Cut Pro X draws mixed reactions from consumers, professionals" AppleInsider 10:13 PM
  • "Apple's new Final Cut Pro X 'not actually for pros'" The Register 9:40 AM
  • "Apple Final Cut Pro X To Get Updates Every Six Months" SlashGear 3:32 PM
  • "Apple Discontinues Final Cut Express with Launch of FCP X" MacRumors 1:28 PM
  • "Final Cut Express, Server going away as Apple improves Final Cut Pro X" Ars Technica 2:52 PM
  • "Apple releases Epson, Lexmark printer drivers" Macworld 6:18 PM
  • "After MobileMe deleted all of my address book entries (yes, I had a backup!), I changed my MobileMe password. I had to update it in both the MM preference pane *and* in the iCal preferences. Would be nice if there was one place to make the change." MacInTouch 12:29 PM
  • "Thom Hogan is not alone in crashing Word 2011 with large documents." MacInTouch 12:26 PM
  • "Are you aware of the fact that you can edit the fields in iTunes? And you don't have to use the values pulled from Gracenote when ripping a CD? And that you don't have to use the fields in the way the names imply?" MacInTouch 12:24 PM
  • "In response to Phil Benware's question as to whether it is possible to do an Erase Install, I did, in fact, do one yesterday. I was preparing my just-retired early-2006 iMac for a charitable donation. I booted from the Snow Leopard DVD, quit the installer, ran Disk Utility off the DVD to erase the hard drive, and then installed Snow Leopard on the newly erased disk. Running the 10.6.7 combo update completed the task." MacInTouch 12:27 PM
  • "First look at Apple's Final Cut Pro X" CNET News 9:29 AM
  • "Hands On: First Look At Apple's Final Cut Pro X" Mac 360 8:45 AM
  • "Hands On: First Look At Firefox 5. New? Or, Newer?" Mac 360 8:46 AM
  • "How to change the download destination folder in Safari" PC Advisor 9:27 AM
  • "A simple way to work with another machine on your network is with Apple's Remote Desktop (ARD) application." MacInTouch 12:25 PM
  • "There's a simple solution running the Mac Mini, or any other Mac, without a separate monitor, keyboard, mouse, or KVM switch (once the Mac is set up.) Simply turn on 'Screen Sharing' in the Sharing System Preference on the Mini. Then on other Macs open Finder and select the Mini, then click on the 'Share Screen...' button." MacInTouch 12:23 PM
  • "Spotlight is garbage. It has been awful since Leopard." MacInTouch 12:29 PM
  • "Apple's Final Cut Is Dead. Long Live Final Cut." New York Times [Free/Paid Registration Required] 1:47 PM
  • "Early adopters unimpressed by Apple's Final Cut Pro X" ZDNet 9:38 AM
Press Releases
  • "PDFpen and PDFpenPro 5.4: Only a month after the last update, Smile has released new versions of PDFpen and PDFpenPro, their PDF manipulation software." TidBITS 6:01 PM
  • "Evernote 2.2.1: Evernote has introduced version 2.2.1 of its eponymous note-taking software." TidBITS 4:36 PM
  • "Souffle, the new SWF previewer for Mac by Eltima, has been released" prMac 10:37 AM
  • "500GB of storage for your iDevice -Hitachi G-Connect" Macfixit ZA 9:33 AM
  • "FxFactory Pro Plug-In Upgraded For Apple Final Cut Pro X And Motion 5" Digital Arts 9:18 AM
  • "Data Acquisition Plotting (DAQ Plot) on the Mac App Store" VVI 8:59 AM
  • "MacXDVD Offers Summer Discount and Reseller Program for Education" prMac 8:55 AM
  • "Zevrix Automates EPUB Production from Adobe InDesign" prMac 8:53 AM
  • "Dalamser announces Folder Dater and Date Paradox Resolver" prMac 8:47 AM
General Interest/Potpourri
  • "House takes up overhaul of patent system backed by Apple, Google" Associated Press 2:48 PM
  • "Apple Legal Briefs: Lodsys Stalls and Samsung Barred From Peeking" GigaOM [Free/Paid Registration Required] 9:50 AM
  • "Apple May Face Antitrust Probe in India" [Paid Membership Required] 9:30 AM
  • "India Commission: Received Complaint About Apple, To See If Company Violated Law" Dow Jones Newswires 9:30 AM
  • "Apple May Face India Probe for Anticompetitive Practices" IDG News Service 9:49 AM
  • "India probes Apple over antitrust behaviour: Playing monoply in the East" TechEye 9:52 AM
  • "Lodsys Motion for Extension of Time to Answer Apple Motion" Scribd 9:54 AM
  • "Lodsys requests two extra months to reply to Apple's latest motion" Macworld 9:53 AM
  • "Apple is the top handset maker now, not Nokia" The Inquirer 9:19 AM
  • "iPad 3D: tablet makers look to a 3D future" TechRadar UK 9:52 AM
  • "iOS simulator spotted running on Dell all-in-one computer" UberGizmo 10:43 AM
  • "iPad chip designer Imagination Technologies hits nearly £100m of revenues" Telegraph 9:17 AM
  • "Classic phonebooth goes high tech with Skype and an iPad 2" Yahoo! News 6:38 PM
  • "You Can Now Turn Your Own Computer Into A Pogoplug" TechCrunch 9:51 AM
  • "Philips Fidelio Speakers with AirPlay hands-on (video)" Engadget 12:10 PM
  • "AnaPad, A Wooden iPad for Kids" Wired 9:40 AM
  • "Gigwalk: Make money on your morning commute" CNNMoney 2:06 PM
  • "Free concert in LA this weekend, bring your Apple II" Engadget 9:37 AM
  • "'CNBC Titans' biography of Apple CEO Steve Jobs airs Thursday night" AppleInsider 1:32 PM
  • "CNBC Titans Offers Unauthorized Biography of Steve Jobs" The Mac Observer 2:44 PM
  • "Steve Jobs: His Life in Pictures" [Slideshow] CNBC 10:44 AM
Non-Apple News
  • "Twins Yield on Facebook" [Paid Membership Required] 6:20 PM
  • "Asus undercuts Apple and Samsung with U36 ultra-thin laptop" V3 12:03 PM
  • "RIM slashes PlayBook sales targets" The Loop 10:38 AM
  • "Best Buy launches Music Cloud, targeting Google and Apple" ZDNet 9:48 AM
  • "Best Buy takes on Apple, Amazon with new cloud music service" BGR 9:43 AM
  • "Amazon tablets coming in September, suppliers say" AppleInsider 9:13 AM
  • "Amazon Set to Step Up as Next iPad Competitor" MacRumors 9:54 AM
  • "Report: Amazon To Challenge iPad" Forbes 12:04 PM
  • "Viewdle Lauches 'Third Eye' Augmented Reality Game" Forbes 2:22 PM
  • "Google: 'At scale, everything breaks'" ZDNet UK 3:12 PM
  • " and Google Docs Join Forces against Microsoft Office 365" PCWorld 2:43 PM
  • "Google's Schmidt predicts widespread 'tap and pay' within a year" Financial Times [Paid Membership Required] 2:19 PM
  • "Amazon Expects to Sell 4M Tablets This Year: Report" eWeek 2:16 PM
  • "Inside the psychedelic workshop of circuit bending founder Reed Ghazala" CNN 2:07 PM
  • "Mozilla Firefox 5.0 Emphasizes Do Not Track, Performance Tweaks" eWeek 2:16 PM
  • "Simon Crosby Leaving Citrix to Tackle Cloud Security" GigaOM [Free/Paid Registration Required] 1:42 PM
  • "New Sony Ericsson Android Phones Use TV Technology" GigaOM [Free/Paid Registration Required] 1:43 PM
  • "RIM's hub down, not out as BlackBerry maker sags, sacks" Reuters 3:28 PM
  • "RIM already slashing PlayBook sales by more than half" ZDNet 3:09 PM
  • "Philips warns on profit below expectations" Financial Times [Paid Membership Required] 2:19 PM
  • "Elpida Unveils Thinnest Mobile Chip Package" [Paid Membership Required] 10:16 AM
  • "Nokia Checks In for Overhaul: Nokia Corp. said Wednesday it would combine its Navteq mapping unit with its location-based services business, as the struggling mobile-phone maker continues its strategy overhaul and looks to further differentiate itself from rivals." [Paid Membership Required] 10:15 AM
  • "Jeff Gamet Talks Final Cut Pro X, iCloud on TUAW TV Live" The Mac Observer 12:31 PM
  • "Your Mac's Podcast NOW 22JUN2011" YMP Now 11:02 AM
  • "Apple Is Said to Prepare IPhone With Faster Chip for September" Bloomberg 9:12 AM
  • "Apple Plans September iPhone 5 Launch, New iPad, and 'Third World' Budget iPhone" DailyTech 9:58 AM
  • "Apple iPhone 5 said to come with dual LED flash" DigiTimes 10:15 PM
  • "Apple rumored to include dual-LED flash on next iPhone: A new speculative report out of the Far East claims Apple is likely to add dual-LED flash to the next-generation iPhone." AppleInsider 11:15 PM
  • "More Details Emerge On The iPhone Lite" Fast Company 6:09 PM
  • "Bloomberg: iPhone with 8MP camera coming in Sept., hi-res iPad 3 in the works" AppleInsider 9:11 AM
  • "New iPad 3 details emerge" TG Daily 3:00 PM
  • "September song: Apple A5 iPhone 5 'twice as fast" Computerworld 8:50 AM
  • "Report: Apple To Put iPad Brain In iPhone Body, Introduce In September" Forbes 9:21 AM
  • "Rumors: iPhone 5 September Launch, Cheaper iPhone & Higher Resolution iPad 3" AppleBitch 8:48 AM
  • "New iPhone Rumored to Have A5 Chip, Beefier Camera" PCWorld 9:37 AM
  • "Apple's iPhone 5 May Opt for Totally Redesigned Back Plate" cellular-news 9:50 AM
  • "The iPhone 5 Rumor Mill Kicks Into High Gear" Mashable 9:11 AM
  • "iPhone 5 rumours: what you need to know" TechRadar UK 9:29 AM
  • "iPhone 5: The 8 latest rumors/In-the-know techies now say Apple's newest gadget could arrive as soon as August — with a radical new 'teardrop' design  " eWeek 10:48 AM
  • "New iPhone Gesture Patent Adds to Apple's IP Arsenal" The Mac Observer 6:01 PM
  • "Apple TV sets coming this autumn? A new addition for the Apple rumour mill" Pocket-lint 9:20 AM
  • "Rumors of Apple-made television resurface" MSNBC 11:05 AM
  • "iPhone 5 Release Date in September ... No, August ... No, September: iPhone 5 rumors continue" WebProNews 9:36 AM
  • "Apple: TV Yes, 2011, No, Says Piper" Barron's 9:47 AM
Price Trackers/Deals
  • "17'' MacBook Pro Prices & Current Bundles" MacPrices 8:52 AM
  • "15'' MacBook Pro Prices & Sales" MacPrices 8:52 AM
  • "13'' MacBook Pro Prices & Deals" MacPrices 8:52 AM
  • "Apple MacBook Pro Buyer's Guide -15 Inch Models -Prices Up To $330 Off Current Machines" MacReviewZone 8:51 AM
  • "Apple Mac Pro Buyer's Guide -12 & 8 Core Models... Save Up To $750 On Current Machines" MacReviewZone 8:55 AM
  • "Best Selling Mac Scanners -From $45 To $496 -Prices, Reviews And Information" MacReviewZone 8:53 AM
  • "XtremeMac InCharge Duo for iPhone/iPod/iPad/iPad 2: $39.99" The Mac Observer 2:20 PM
  • "Refurbished & Used iMac Buyer's Guide -Prices Start From $199 -Best Prices of Closeout, OpenBox, Refurbished And Used iMacs" MacReviewZone 1:25 PM
  • "Refurbished iMac 21.5-inch 3.06GHz Intel Core i3 Processor" OlderMacs 8:55 AM
  • "Refurbished MacBook Air 1.4 GHz Intel Core 2 Duo" OlderMacs 8:54 AM

  • "Apple iPad 2 Display Ranks the Best in Face-Off Against Android Hordes: Testing shows that the Apple iPad 2 surpasses other contenders in display quality, but it still has room for improvement." PCWorld 10:14 PM
  • "Expert: True Retina Display Doesn't Make Sense for iPad 3" GigaOM [Free/Paid Registration Required] 6:37 PM
  • "Tablet Display Technology Shoot-Out: Apple iPad 2 – Motorola Xoom – Asus Transformer" DisplayMate 12:06 PM
  • "Smartcase showdown: Apple vs. Mophie" Gadgetell 12:03 PM
  • "Philips Fidelio DS9010 & DS9 docks hands-on" Pocket-lint 3:31 PM
  • "Chumby8 Internet Appliance Review" Mac|Life 12:04 PM
  • "SRS iWOW 3D Audio Enhancing Adapter For iOS Devices – 'Book Mystique Review" MacPrices 8:52 AM
iPad/iPhone/iPod touch Apps
  • "iCatcher for iPhone and iPad" PCWorld 7:08 PM
  • "Beta Sneak Peek: Klipfolio Amps it Up With New Dashboard Technology for iPad" iPadCTO 7:05 PM
  • "Listec Video Miniprompter for iPhone hands-on (video)" Engadget 6:18 PM
  • "How To Find Parking With Your iOS Device" Mac|Life 6:10 PM
  • "Using a Smartphone to Help Find a Place to Pitch a Tent" New York Times [Free/Paid Registration Required] 6:09 PM
  • "Koder for iPad: Nerds Rejoice! You Can Code on Your iPad" Gizmodo 6:08 PM
  • "Shave a tarantula with Weird Al Yankovic app" CNET News 4:25 PM
  • "iPhone 4 case review: OtterBox Reflex offers tough slim protection" Beatweek Magazine 4:22 PM
  • "3 Free Voice-Recognition Apps for the iPad" Computerworld 4:17 PM
  • "Jolly Rover Review" Mac|Life 3:40 PM
  • "Adobe Color Lava Review" Mac|Life 2:55 PM
  • "Tiny Wings for iPhone review" Macworld 1:30 PM
  • "2011 iPad Office apps showdown: Who says you can't work on the go?" ZDNet 12:09 PM
  • "2011 iPad Office Apps Showdown" [Slideshow] ZDNet 12:02 PM
  • "ZAGGmate review: The tough aluminium keyboard case protects the iPad screen" Macworld UK 9:29 AM
  • "10 best iPhone and iPad photo editing apps" TechRadar UK 9:20 AM
  • "Genie iPad Keyboard review: The slim Genie has a handy rechargeable battery" Macworld UK 9:19 AM
  • "Macworld Secrets: Powerful iPad apps for photographers" Macworld UK 9:08 AM
  • "Rick Sammon's Underwater Wonders for the iPad" Best App Site 8:59 AM
  • "Apple's new multitouch patent (FAQ)" CNET News 6:08 PM
  • "How To: Revert to iOS 4.3.3 from iOS 5 Beta 1" PCWorld 3:32 PM
  • "How to Create iOS Device Home Screen Icons for Websites" GigaOM [Free/Paid Registration Required] 3:14 PM
  • "Two Minute Video: Turn Your iPad into an '80s Arcade Machine" Techland 3:03 PM
  • "The Ultimate Guide to Mac RAM" Mac|Life 1:47 PM
  • "A Mac User Builds His First PC" Low End Mac 1:33 PM
  • "MacFormat issue 236 – 100 iPhoto tips and tricks" TechRadar UK 12:08 PM
  • "Adobe & Apple's holding pattern: navigating the Flash blockade" APC Magazine 7:08 PM
  • "The Verizon iPhone Halted Android's Surge. The iPhone 5 Could Reverse It." TechCrunch 6:40 PM
  • "Top-Grossing iOS Games: Top Girl Reports Big Earnings in Debut Week" Gamasutra 6:07 PM
  • "Why iPad Challengers Continue To Fall Short" ITProPortal 4:21 PM
  • "A New iPhone in Fall Sets Up a Record-Crushing Holiday Quarter for Apple" GigaOM [Free/Paid Registration Required] 4:19 PM
  • "Did the DropBox security lapse poison the well for iCloud?" ZDNet 3:09 PM
  • "Could The iPhone Be A Video Game Console Killer?" ITProPortal 1:48 PM
  • "Apple's iCloud: the 'Music' of Enterprise IT" Datamation 2:27 PM
  • "Two thirds of UK apps accessed on an Apple device" mobile-device 12:19 PM
  • "Apple's iPhone is top-selling cell at both AT&T and Verizon" New York Post 12:10 PM
  • "Patents don't equal products" The Loop 8:16 PM
  • "A brief history of Apple's mobile patent battles" CNET News 6:47 PM
  • "Cyberclinic: Hold the phone! One tiny Apple patent can't be evil" The Independent 6:18 PM
  • "'Innovation stifling' iPhone patent spells doom for all, maybe" DVICE 6:17 PM
  • "Apple's iPhone 'multitouch patent' not as broad as it would seem" The Next Web 6:10 PM
  • "Too broad or too narrow? Apple multitouch patent sparks debate" Ars Technica 6:09 PM
  • "Broad multitouch patent granted to Apple seen as 'huge blow' to rivals" AppleInsider 12:11 PM
  • "New Apple Multi-Touch Patent Is Too Broad"  Slashdot 12:05 PM
  • "Why I dumped my 4G Android for an iPhone: Unreliabilty, anemic backup process plague Android phones" Network World 12:04 PM
  • "Speculation rife after Apple receives touch screen patent" CBS News 11:05 AM
  • "Analysis: Apple must heed the Motorola lesson" EE Times 10:48 AM
  • "iPhone 4 tops Flickr camera stats: A closer look" CNET News 10:31 AM
  • "Is the iPad cutting into high-definition TV sales?" Fortune 10:12 AM
  • "Apple Now Owns the Patent On Your Smartphone's Touchscreen" Gizmodo 9:58 AM
  • "Study: IPads Use 400% More Wi-Fi Data Than Average Mobile Device" MacNews 9:55 AM
  • "Apple 4G LTE iPhone Still a Year Away" TheStreet 9:54 AM
  • " readers can't wait for automatic Wi-Fi syncing on iOS5" V3 9:49 AM
  • "IPhones Top Choice Among Europeans Planning To Buy A Smartphone" MacNews 9:44 AM
  • "'Twas the Month Before Lion and All Through the Lair, Not a Mac Was Stirring, Not Even an Air" MacNewsWorld 9:42 AM
  • "Connected apps twice as popular on iOS than Android" TechRadar UK 9:31 AM
  • "47% of the devices on Burger King's Wi-Fi networks run iOS" Fortune 9:31 AM
  • "Don't bet on a radical new iPhone 5: If it's not broken, Apple's probably not gonna fix it" PCWorld 9:19 AM
  • "Why is Apple winning? See white iPhone debacle" ZDNet 9:18 AM
  • "iPhone 5 may rain on Australia's Android parade" iTWire 9:10 AM
  • "Let's Add Some Premium Audio To Upcoming IMacs" MacNews 9:01 AM
  • "Why the Apple HDTV Rumor Won't (and Maybe Shouldn't) Die" Gizmodo 4:38 PM
  • "Apple Doesn't Need To Do TV Because It's Killing TV" Forbes 2:23 PM
  • "Apple to start making TVs, report says" CNN 1:29 PM
  • "An Apple iOS TV set? It's time to switch off this rumour" Electricpig 9:31 AM
  • "That Apple Television Is Coming This August Alongside The iPhone Nano (And Santa)"  TechCrunch 9:10 AM
  • "Apple branded TV rumors resurface; Can Apple succeed where so many others have failed?" Edible Apple 9:01 AM
  • "Analysis: Rumor Claims Apple Entering TV Business -For Real, Yo" The Mac Observer 8:56 AM
  • "iOS gaming in 10 years: 'Apple will be the games industry" Apple Headlines 8:46 AM
  • "Google Places Two Bets on a Post-PC World: The latest Android tablets and Chromebooks suggest different 'post-PC' worlds, both more complicated than the one Apple is going for." Technology Review 2:58 PM
  • "Best Buy launches Music Cloud; offers nothing new to consumers" Neowin 11:05 AM
  • "Can Nokia rise again? The question of culture that saw it fall far from Apple's tree" Silicon 12:07 PM
  • "Did Nokia Win the Battle Against Apple, But Lose the War?" Seeking Alpha 10:11 AM
  • "Forget post-PC; now we're in a post-virtualization world" ZDNet 3:09 PM
  • "Google Apps Vs. Office 365: Prepare For Battle" InformationWeek 3:29 PM
  • "Me, Myself, and Google's Me on the Web" PCWorld 2:43 PM
  • "Google Chrome going after Skype next?" ZDNet 3:08 PM
  • "LulzSec? Anonymous? Know Your Hackers" PC Magazine 2:40 PM
  • "Attack of the mobile browsers: Firefox, Opera, and a horde of mobile upstarts give iPhone, iPad, and Android users plenty of alternatives" InfoWorld 2:29 PM
  • "A field guide to the cloud" CNET News 3:27 PM
  • "Dropbox Snafu, Microsoft BPOS Outages Raise Cloud Questions" eWeek 2:17 PM
  • "HTC Evo 3D Dazzling, Dizzying With 3D Photos, Videos, Games" eWeek 2:17 PM
  • "10 drive docks help you re-use old hard drives" Computerworld 2:08 PM
  • "Phone calls still favored by adults for communicating with others: Social networks and texting, ranked next, are preferred by teens, survey says" Computerworld 2:08 PM
  • "The 6 commandments of online photo sharing" CNN 2:06 PM
  • "The Ultimate 'Business' Pad Defined: The tablet I want might not be what my employer wants--and that might not matter all that much." InformationWeek 1:45 PM
  • "What makes a good Blu-ray player?" CNET News 1:40 PM
  • "15 sexy printers (yes, printers)" CNET News 10:31 AM
Press Releases/Products/Public Relations
  • "Nigella app update discounted for quick take away: An iPhone app delivering TV domestic goddess Nigella Lawson's recipes has been updated with an extra 30 dishes, and the price has been halved for a limited period." iTWire 8:33 PM
  • "Pioneer's AppRadio, the iPhone Controlled Car Audio System, Is Available for $400" Gizmodo 4:21 PM
  • "Hocobi's KillingZone Defense will be Free for Limited Time" prMac 3:21 PM
  • "Torchwood iApp to parallel Miracle Day" TG Daily 3:01 PM
  • "Penguin Takes a Page From the Atavist Book With New iPad App" The Atlantic 1:28 PM
  • "BabyOnTime App Reminds You When To Feed, Change, Medicate Your Baby" UberGizmo 12:09 PM
  • "Equinux Tizi iPad 2 TV tuner updated" PC Advisor 12:05 PM
  • "AViiQ Smart Case For iPad 2 Matches Colorful Apple Smart Covers" SlashGear 12:05 PM
  • "Volley your way to Victory in Pro Tennis Volley" prMac 10:39 AM
  • "Torchwood interactive comic coming to iOS" The Loop 10:38 AM
  • "Voice Commerce app converts iPhone to sales terminal" Finextra 9:51 AM
  • "Cloud Engines updates Pogoplug's software-only version with OneView, enhanced iOS support" Engadget 9:51 AM
  • "Personal Cloud Options for iOS Users Grow With Hitachi G-Connect" GigaOM [Free/Paid Registration Required] 1:42 PM
  • "Hitachi G-Connect: A Wireless Hard Drive and Router for Your iPhone and iPad" Gizmodo 9:38 AM
  • "Smurks Launches Updated App for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch With More Options" Marketwire 9:37 AM
  • "Russia's Yandex.Mail lands on iPhone with IM, camera and location features" TechCrunch 9:30 AM
  • "FL Studio Mobile lands on iOS, more indie rap albums to be produced while commuting" Indie Research 9:28 AM
  • "Waters Unveils IPad Application At HPLC Conference To Aid Customer Selection Of Key Consumables" PRNewswire 9:24 AM
  • "Aliens and UFOs for iPhone is Updated to Include Video Footage" prMac 9:17 AM
  • "Crazy Formula Hits 1 Million Users and Adds 45 New Levels" prMac 9:04 AM
  • "Learn Korean Travel Phrases with Speak Korean Fun Phrasebook for iPhone" prMac 9:02 AM
  • "mobivention Presents Backgammon Gold for iPhone and iPad" prMac 9:01 AM
  • "Help the Tortoise Conquer the Evil Eagle and Save His Children with Zuma" prMac 9:00 AM
  • "New App myTaxiControl Inverts Balance of Power when Boarding a Taxi" prMac 9:00 AM
  • "Sneakerology Launches iPhone App for All Sneaker Heads" prMac 9:00 AM
  • "iOS SpeedUpTV: Video Player Gives More Control" prMac 8:57 AM
  • "Math Pets! Mini released for the iPhone - Educational Math Action Game" prMac 8:56 AM
  • "Physical Game Gaston 2 hits the App Store with Major Update" prMac 8:54 AM
  • "Novi Forum introduces Smart Way 1.1 for iOS - Turn-Based Puzzle Game" prMac 8:54 AM
  • "The First Store for Commercial Components for iPhone and iPad developers" prMac 8:53 AM
  • "Get Your Crack Fix - Now Bigger, Better and Cheaper" prMac 8:51 AM
  • "Memorize Strong Passwords Easily With PasswordGear For iOS" prMac 8:50 AM
  • "Aspyre Apps Updates Award-Winning iPhone Mental Health Tool" prMac 8:50 AM
  • "PhatWare Releases WritePad Portuguese for iPad" prMac 8:50 AM
  • "The Great Snail Race Childrens Book App - 1/2 Half Price Promotion" prMac 8:49 AM
  • "eduTecher Backpack for iOS - Free Educational Technology Social Resource" prMac 8:48 AM
  • "Kuyi Mobile releases The Minis a Collection of Mini Games for iOS" prMac 8:48 AM
  • "Could a Word, Just One Word, Better a Day? Absolutely" prMac 8:45 AM
Computer Industry
  • "Will IBM Go 'All In' On Cloud Computing? IBM has spent more than a decade and tens of billions of dollars buying software. Don't bet on it delivering its smartest technologies on demand any time soon." InformationWeek 1:45 PM
  • "IBM the Winner in the HP-Oracle Fight: Analysts" eWeek 2:17 PM
  • "IBM's Steve Mills talks Oracle and Watson's future" IDG News Service 2:30 PM
  • "IBM Germany's Diemer to Move to U.S., Manager Magazin Reports" Bloomberg 10:26 AM
  • "At Hewlett-Packard, Flexible Displays From the Future" New York Times [Free/Paid Registration Required] 10:24 AM
  • "TouchPad Set to Spur Hewlett Packard Shares" Seeking Alpha 10:23 AM
  • "Overachiever Oracle faces high growth hurdles" Reuters 11:12 PM
  • "Earnings Preview: Oracle to report 4Q results/Oracle's latest quarterly results come as dustups with Google and HP intensify" Associated Press 3:25 PM
  • "Earnings Preview: Analysts Say Oracle is #Winning" AllThingsD 10:29 AM
  • "FatWire will help put Oracle in front of customers" Fortune 2:25 PM
  • "Inside Microsoft: Up in the cloud" [Video Report] Reuters 2:52 PM
  • "How Windows 8 could change everything: Clues abound that Hyper-V is a foundation technology for Windows 8, enabling Microsoft to dominate a new era of desktop virtualization" InfoWorld 2:29 PM
  • "Windows 8 and Hyper-V 3.0: Revolutionary benefits await admins" InfoWorld 2:29 PM
  • "Microsoft cloud email service BPOS having problems" Seattle Times 2:47 PM
  • "Microsoft BPOS users complain of new e-mail and dashboard outage" ZDNet 3:09 PM
  • "Dell Storage Forum: Serious about storage, channel and intellectual property" Network World 2:44 PM
  • "Here's Why Intel's Latest Report Might Worry You" The Motley Fool 10:27 AM
  • "AMD and Nvidia quit SySmark benchmark group" ZDNet UK 3:12 PM
  • "Congresswoman wants carriers to come clean on 4G" CNET News 1:28 PM
  • "New bill would require mobile carriers to detail 4G speeds: New legislation in the U.S. House of Representatives would require mobile carriers to detail their 'guaranteed minimum' data speeds and their network reliability statistics to potential customers." IDG News Service 12:02 PM
  • "New bill would require carriers to clarify 4G speeds" CNNMoney 2:07 PM
  • "Pentagon Gets Cyberwar Guidelines" Techland 3:03 PM
  • "President lays out cyberwar guidelines, report says" CNET News 1:40 PM
  • "IBM Rules The Roost In Enterprise Software But Mister Softee Sure Can Sell Windows" Forbes 3:24 PM
Finances (Click heading for current Apple Stock price.)
Apple News
  • "Don't Sound the Alarms On Apple Yet: TheStreet contributor Don Reisinger explains why worrying about Apple's stock performance is unnecessary." [Video Report] TheStreet 9:41 AM
  • "Apple, Google, Microsoft, RIM — Buy 'Em All!" Forbes 3:14 PM
  • "Be a better investor; dump your iPhone" MarketWatch 11:15 PM
Industry News
  • "Adobe among decliners as tech stocks retreat" MarketWatch 3:20 PM
  • "U.S. stocks fall on Fed's bleaker views" MarketWatch 6:59 PM
  • "U.S. Stocks Decline as Fed Cuts Growth Forecast, Asset Buying to Conclude" Bloomberg 6:59 PM
  • "Stocks Slide Amid Dimmer Economic Outlook From Fed" FOXBusiness 3:16 PM
  • "Stocks Finish Lower After Bernanke Q&A" TheStreet 7:00 PM
  • "Stocks end lower on Bernanke bummer" CNNMoney 3:41 PM
  • "DJIA's Winning Streak Ends: U.S. stocks snapped a four-day winning streak, stumbling in late trading after the Federal Reserve issued a cautious economic outlook just days before it ends its asset-buying program." [Paid Membership Required] 3:17 PM
  • "Stocks: Focus shifts to Fed" CNNMoney 10:13 AM
  • "Asia Markets: Asia stocks end mostly higher after Greek vote" MarketWatch 10:16 AM
  • "Europe Markets: European stocks weighed by Philips; Fed in focus/Hennes & Mauritz falls 2% after results" MarketWatch 1:36 PM
  • "World markets mixed after Greece vote" CNNMoney 10:13 AM
  • "5 Dividend Paying Giants of Technology Trading at Low Valuations" Seeking Alpha 3:23 PM

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