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MacSurfer's Archive: Monday, November 28, 2011
 

 

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Friday Highlights: China's official news agency, Xinhuanet, interviews Tim Cook who tells of China's importance to Apple, and that "Apple wants everything it develops to enter China market" — more in our Apple/Macintosh section; Apple Pay continues to be in the news as the service gets off the ground to a few glitches, Jan Dawson examines the service as it stands today, and where it is heading; Benzinga looks into whether Apple Pay is safe or not; Macworld has a primer on what to do if you experienced a post-Yosemite install disaster; The Mac Observer explains "handing off calls to your iPhone"; a couple features from Macworld on iTunes 12, including a Q&A with Kirk McElhearn on the new app; more Yosemite system prefs reviewed at eXtensions, Mission Control and Displays; Kraig Becker thinks Apple's productivity suite "should replace Microsoft Office for Mac users"; apparently knock-offs in China responsible for spam deluge impacting iMessage; Sprint ups the ante with a new plan to rent iPhone and upgrade every year; couple Japanese hobbyists hunker down and build a real, working Transformer; iPad mini 3 said to be "hastily glued" and difficult to repair; iPhone 6 Plus seeing app crashing issue?; Six Colors reviews the new Retina iMac, and Kirk McElhearn has one word on his first impressions: "Wow!"; BGR urging Apple to finally fess up and acknowledge display issues with certain MacBook Pro models.

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Apple/Macintosh
  • "How Apple Disrupted Its Markets On A Shoe-String R&D Budget"  Seeking Alpha 10:41 AM
  • "iPhone 4S 'achieves the impossible' to get Apple market share growing again: The Apple iPhone 4S accounted for 42.8 per cent of all mobile phone sales in October and helped the iPad-maker to further increase its market share."  Telegraph 7:49 AM
  • "iPhone sales in UK triple in October: Figures show nearly half of UK adults own a smartphone as demand for iPhone 4S pushes Apple sales ahead of Android" The Guardian 10:32 AM
  • "iPhone 4S propels Apple back to growth in U.K. smartphones" GigaOM 8:51 AM
  • "Black Friday head count: 14.8 iPads per hour, up 68% y-to-y/Macs walked out of Apple Stores at the rate of 10.1 per hour, up 23% from 2010" Fortune 8:13 AM
  • "Apple posts Black Friday retail record, Report says" CNET News 8:34 AM
  • "Black Friday Boasts $816 Million in U.S. Online Holiday Spending, Up 26 Percent vs. Year Ago" [Apple 5th most visited web site] comScore 7:48 AM
  • "Apple Records Best-Ever Sales on Black Friday [Report] Mashable 7:47 AM
  • "Apple: The Most Undervalued Large-Cap Stock in America"  Bullish Cross 8:01 AM
  • "How many iOS devices will be sold in 2012?"  asymco 8:53 AM
  • "Apple Reportedly Fine-Tuning 'iTV,' Combining TV and the Web"  FOXNews 11:18 AM
OS X
News
  • "Macs in your business: InfoWorld's expert management guide/As the Macintosh becomes a common tool in today's enterprise, IT has much to learn about effectively working with the Apple platform" InfoWorld [Premium Content] 8:13 AM
AppleCare/Troubleshooting
  • "Controlling Mission Control with your keyboard" Macworld 1:04 PM
  • "My new MacBook Air i7 was also experiencing terrible battery life, and iStat was indicating processor temps of 180-200 F even though the fans were running full blast. It also showed the processors repeatedly spiking to almost 100% even with no programs running. After a couple of weeks of frustration, I finally cured it completely by reformatting my HD and doing a clean install of Lion." MacInTouch 1:11 PM
  • "I have a whole series of E-mails with Apple Support on this subject. I have music on an old email account that no longer exists. With a clean install of Lion, I was no longer able to play that music or see any of it." MacInTouch 1:11 PM
Reviews/How-To/Tips
  • "Review: iTunes Match wins cloud music war by wisp" Associated Press 12:09 PM
  • "PhotoCopy review Taking a more artistic approach to toning and texturing images, PhotoCopy transfers the key components of a classic image, film or process" Macworld UK 11:22 AM
  • "Color Efex Pro 4 review: Sunset not vivid enough? Add a split-screen colour tweak or give a portrait a vintage look with a vast array of effects" Macworld UK 8:39 AM
  • "Dfx 3 review: Effects can be stacked and blended together. For more control click on the Parameters tab to show each element" Macworld UK 8:39 AM
  • "FilmPack 3 review: Take a basic Ilford Delta 100 film tonal range, add sepia toning and throw in Kodak T-Max 3200 levels of grain" Macworld UK 8:39 AM
  • "Can iTunes Match Replace my DRM Protected Audio Files with Unprotected Versions? [Ask MacRx] Cult of Mac 8:39 AM
  • "How to Enable the Root User in Mac OS X" Macinstruct 7:52 AM
  • "Mac Tip: Show Hidden Files In The Terminal" MacTrast 8:39 AM
  • "iPhoto '11: Avoiding the Built-In Email Stationery" The Mac Observer 7:44 AM
  • "iCloud Documents sync for Snow Leopard, using DropBox" Mac OS X Hints 10:00 AM
  • "Tip: Fix for Lion ignoring AD computer lists" MacWindows 8:36 AM
  • "How cool is WebGL? Check out this demo" Mac.Blorge 9:02 AM
Op/Ed
  • "Mac Text Editors and Navigation" inessential 8:33 AM
Press Releases
  • "Cross-platform Help authoring application receives free maintenance update" PandaWare 9:19 PM
  • "NetSpot is a free app for Mac users, which allows collecting, visualizing and analyzing Wi-Fi data using any MacBook. It lets you conduct a wireless site (WLAN) survey of almost any complexity without the need of purchasing high cost specific hardware as it was before." NetSpot 2:53 PM
  • "Arten Science Announce Extended Sale - 50% Discount including ContaxCRM" prMac 10:31 AM
  • "Nuance Dragon Dictation and Dragon Search Apps Now Available in Finland" Business Wire 7:46 AM
  • "Xfrog 5 new and updated for Maxon CINEMA 4D" Architosh 7:45 AM
  • "New Vectorworks Landmark tutorial by Tamsin Slatter" Architosh 7:45 AM
  • "Event: Online Sustainable Design Case Study with ArchiCAD" Architosh 7:45 AM
  • "Accounted 3.0.2 Adds Several Updates and Enhancements" Oranged Software 7:41 AM
  • "VMWare Fusion 4.1.1" TidBITS 7:28 AM
General Interest/Potpourri
  • "Apple's IPad-Crazed Toddlers to Spur Holiday Sales Rush" Bloomberg 8:32 AM
  • "Siri down: Apple's assistant goes on strike" Electricpig 7:44 AM
  • "iPhones and iPads top teen wish lists this Christmas" Fortune 8:14 AM
  • "Google Catalogs: Window Shopping With Your iPad and Android Tablet" ReadWriteWeb 1:17 PM
  • "HTC: Apple and Samsung won't steal our lunch" The Register 8:13 AM
  • "App helps Apple locate customers" ZDNet Asia 7:57 AM
  • "Apple Retail Stores Using Internal App to Find and Assist Customers" The Mac Observer 1:47 PM
  • "Apple '76 Founding Contract Signed by Jobs Could Fetch $150,000" Bloomberg 8:33 AM
  • "Apple's founding contract to fetch up to $150,000" The Register 1:53 PM
  • "Royal Caribbean ship adds iPads to staterooms" WTFV 9 9:16 PM
  • "iPhone 4/4S 'self combusts' in airliner inferno" The Register 8:00 AM
  • "Walmart employee says iPhone was stolen at store" Buffalo News 7:48 AM
Non-Apple News
  • "Kindle Fire Punches Back at iPad" [Video Report] MarketWatch 9:18 PM
  • "Kindle Catches Fire: New Amazon Tablet May Be First True Competitor to iPad" WSJ.com [Paid Membership Required] 9:17 PM
  • "HTC faces smartphone ban in Germany" BGR 9:12 PM
  • "'Music Everywhere': Spotify's 'New Direction'" AllThingsD 7:04 PM
  • "Robotic neurosurgeon cuts out hand tremors" ZDNet UK 2:17 PM
  • "Galaxy Nexus bug patch now available" TG Daily 1:43 PM
  • "Smart-Phone App Warns Pedestrians of Oncoming Cars: WalkSafe beeps and vibrates a phone when its owner is in the path of a fast-moving vehicle." Technology Review 1:38 PM
  • "Keys to the unseen future" The Press 11:46 AM
  • "Hackers target IPv6: Enterprises need to be aware of hidden IPv6 vulnerabilities" Network World 11:35 AM
  • "Motorola Droid 4 Adds A Keyboard to Razr" PCWorld 11:33 AM
  • "LG Provides More Details on Ice Cream Sandwich Rollout" PC Magazine 11:32 AM
  • "RIM kicks off employee-only $99 BlackBerry PlayBook fire sale" The Verge 2:04 PM
  • "$200 Blackberry Playbook Pulled From Retail Listings, Some Orders Canceled" PCWorld 11:33 AM
  • "Watches that compute, as well as tell time, are the next small thing in technology" Silicon Valley 10:40 AM
  • "Toilet gaming technology targets urinal boredom" BBC 10:26 AM
  • "Feeling bold? First Cyanogen builds of Android 4.0 arrive" CNET News 2:17 PM
  • "Google's Graveyard: Dead Products Of 2011/As CEO Larry Page puts more wood behind fewer arrows, products continue to disappear." InformationWeek 9:53 AM
  • "Best Buy, Verizon, Dell launch Cyber Monday deals" CNET News 9:47 AM
  • "Toyota Unveils High-Tech Concept Car Ahead Of Show: Toyota's president unveiled a futuristic concept car resembling a giant smartphone to demonstrate how Japan's top automaker is trying to take the lead in technology at the upcoming Tokyo auto show." Associated Press 9:45 AM
  • "ST-Ericsson Names Lamouche New Chief on Smartphone Plan" Bloomberg 10:28 AM
  • "Struggling ST-Ericsson replaces CEO" Reuters 9:42 AM
  • "Gadgets Unchain Cashiers: Some Retailers Use Mobile Devices to Ring Up Purchases Right on the Sales Floor" WSJ.com [Paid Membership Required] 9:30 AM
Publications/Podcasts
  • "iPad Live: 2011 iPad gift guide" TiPb 1:41 PM
  • "HotHardware Holiday Gift Guide: Smartphones" HotHardware 12:05 PM
  • "iWake With AppAdvice For Monday Now Available" App Advice 8:10 AM
  • "Wouldn't it be nice to turn off Bluetooth on your iPhone without having to go through all the preference menus? There is a way and we explore how to do it." The MT Show 7:43 AM
Hardware/Software
  • "Apple seeds first iOS 5.1 beta, Xcode 4.3 beta (release notes included)" 9 to 5 Mac 7:07 PM
  • "Apple outs new iPad (iPad 2,4) in iOS 5.1 firmware" 9 to 5 Mac 7:03 PM
  • "Apple gives developers an early taste of iOS 5.1" CNET News 9:21 PM
  • "Apple iPad sales worries appear overblown"  ZDNet 1:04 PM
  • "Relax--iPad sales are doing just fine" CNET News 1:04 PM
  • "IBM Report Shows iPad and iPhone Drove 10.2% of Black Friday Shopping" PadGadget 8:43 AM
  • "PC market lifted by iPad demand, says analyst" EE Times 10:59 AM
  • "Apple new MacBook Air series to compete with ultrabooks in 1Q12" DigiTimes 8:09 AM
  • "Report: MacBook Air refresh in early 2012, 15-inch model coming" 9 to 5 Mac 8:09 AM
  • "Apple: 15" MacBook Air for Q1; iPhone 4S selling out" Computerworld 8:55 AM
  • "Updated MacBook Air Line with New 15-Inch Model Coming in 1Q 2012?" MacRumors 8:09 AM
  • "Apple rumored to revamp MacBook Air lineup with 15-in. model in early 2012" AppleInsider 8:10 AM
  • "Apple Wins a New Round of iPhone 4 Design Patents in China & Sues SGI" Patently Apple 9:32 AM
  • "Suppliers Begin Shipping 4-Inch Displays For 'New iOS Device' [Rumor] Cult of Mac 8:11 AM
  • "Apple Offers Free Shipping For Festive Period" AppleBitch 8:55 AM
  • "Thunderbolt's Superiority Doesn't Mean It Will Succeed, Perfect Screen Size and Resolution, and More" Low End Mac 7:13 PM
Price Trackers/Deals
  • "Monster Island For iPhone Is Free Right Now (Was $0.99)" Apple Sliced 7:50 AM
  • "Sea Stars For iPhone And iPad Is Temporarily Available For Free (Previously $0.99)" Apple Sliced 7:50 AM
  • "Snabbo HD For iPhone And iPad Is Free Today (Normally $0.99)" Apple Sliced 7:50 AM
  • "Cyber Monday finds by Bare Feats" Bare Feats 12:04 PM
  • "PadGadget Daily App Deal – 9 iPad Apps on Sale" PadGadget 8:43 AM
  • "Deal Alert – 16GB iPad 2 in White for $449 Shipped" PadGadget 8:43 AM
  • "Cyber Monday MacBook sale prices, up to $200 off MSRP!" MacPrices 7:43 AM
  • "Cyber Monday Mac desktop sales, models up to $195 off MSRP" MacPrices 7:43 AM
  • "Cyber Monday Deals: iPod touch, $188; MacBook Air, $799" FairerPlatform 9:02 AM
  • "Mac Compatible Printers... Prices Range From $35 To $300 -Best Selling -Prices, Deals, Reviews And Information" MacReviewZone 9:26 AM
  • "Apple AirPort Extreme Base Station Price Tracker -Prices From $78 -Best Prices, Deals, Reviews And Information" MacReviewZone 9:26 AM
  • "iPad Buyer's Guide -Prices Up To $50 Off Original Price -Best iPad Prices Reviews & Information" MacReviewZone 9:26 AM
  • "Apple TV Buyer's Guide -Apple TV Prices, Deals, Reviews And Information" MacReviewZone 9:29 AM
  • "TheMacBundles Launches December Bundle, New Weekly Specials, And Cyber Monday Specials" TheMacBundles 7:51 AM

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Reviews/How-To/Tutorials/Tips
Reviews
  • "New iPod Touch & iPod Nano Reviews" Mac|Life 12:10 PM
  • "Review: The Galaxy Nexus from an iPhone owner's perspective" GigaOM 9:15 PM
  • "New Seagate hard drive offers 4TB of storage" Macworld 9:07 AM
  • "Seagate GoFlex Satellite: Say Goodbye to iPad Storage Woes [Review] Cult of Mac 8:12 AM
  • "Video Review: All New OtterBox Defender for the iPhone 4/4s" Run Around Tech 8:44 AM
  • "Wacom Inkling makes pretty pictures, but software is sluggish" Macworld 7:08 PM
  • "Review + Giveaway: Choiix Wave Stand for iPad" TiPb 11:21 AM
  • "Review: X-Rite ColorMunki Photo" MacNN 7:45 AM
  • "Incase Reflex On Ear + Sonic Over Ear Headphones" iLounge 5:23 PM
  • "Review: iLuv ArtStation Pro iMM514 docking stereo for iPad and iPhone" Beatweek Magazine 4:24 PM
iPad/iPhone/iPod touch Apps
  • "Android Vs. iOS Vs. Windows Phone 7: Enterprise Shootout/As enterprise IT loosens its death grip on the RIM BlackBerry, we test the top mobile rivals. Dig into a real-life comparison of user experience, apps, enterprise readiness, and more." InformationWeek 8:57 AM
  • "Softsign Lets You Sign and Annotate PDFs" Best App Site 7:53 AM
  • "PadGadget Weekly App Series – Apps for Holiday Shopping and Shipping" PadGadget 8:42 AM
  • "Evri for iPad Review: iPad news-reader is fun to look at, fun to use" Macworld 8:32 AM
  • "Verbs IM Review: Use Facebook chat, AIM, Google Talk and more all from one app." 148Apps 9:05 AM
  • "Yipit Review: An awesome way to access the latest daily deals around town." 148Apps 8:34 AM
  • "Sting 25 – Going Deep Into Tracks On The iPad" Apple'n'Apps 7:08 PM
  • "Father and Son Team Up to Make Advent Calendar App" Wired 1:14 PM
  • "Candy Pot – A New And Addictive Puzzle Game For iPhone And iPod touch (Review) [Video] Redmond Pie 1:46 PM
  • "Does Any App Play Straight Poker Anymore?" MacNewsWorld 8:31 AM
  • "Fantasy Flight Games Introduces Elder Sign: Omens HD For The iPad And It's Mind-Blowing" App Advice 8:10 AM
  • "Saving Yello – Fish Flinging Destruction" Apple'n'Apps 1:04 PM
  • "iPhone Appidemic: Wizard Ops" Appletell 8:11 AM
  • "Lords Review: Lords takes the formula pioneered by other popular free-to-play PvP games and improves the heck out of it." 148Apps 10:23 AM
  • "iHop: Getaway Chicken Review/Escape the farmer, or it's on the dinner table you go." 148Apps 11:21 AM
  • "CIA: Operation Ajax Review" 148Apps 12:10 PM
  • "Blood and Glory Review: Blood and Glory is Glu's freemium take on Infinity Blade-styled gameplay." 148Apps 3:01 PM
  • "Kick The Buddy Episodes Review: An easy way to gain some stress relief during the hectic holiday season." 148Apps 5:22 PM
  • "'Paul & Percy' Review - Who Stole the Biscuits?" Touch Arcade 9:17 AM
  • "'Rebuild' for iPad 2 Review - A Zombie Game That Rises Above The Rest" Touch Arcade 1:02 PM
  • "'Superman' Review - Metropolis's No Good, Very Bad Day" Touch Arcade 8:52 AM
  • "'Snappy Dragons' Review - Wizards, Fireballs and High Scores" Touch Arcade 8:52 AM
  • "'Wild Defense' Review - Tropical Tower Defense with One Too Many Flaws" Touch Arcade 8:52 AM
How-To/Tutorial
  • "How to help jailbreak future iOS updates" CNET Reviews 9:21 PM
  • "How To: Set up an iTunes Account Without a Credit Card" MacTrast 5:38 PM
  • "The iOS Academy: Gifting Apps" App Advice 5:23 PM
  • "How to fix 95 percent of iOS app crashes" CNET Reviews 5:22 PM
  • "Just Show Me: How to use iMessage on your iPhone or iPad" [Video How-To] Yahoo! News 8:52 AM
  • "Reclaim Valuable Drive Space On Your Mac [Video How-To] Cult of Mac 8:12 AM
  • "How to reduce Wi-Fi interference on your iPad (or iPhone)" Appletell 8:10 AM
Tips
  • "Five tips to shop safe on Cyber Monday" PCWorld 8:32 AM
  • "Give iTunes Store credit or items" Macworld 8:32 AM
Analysis/Commentary/Editorial/Opinion
  • "Farewell to Flash/Analysis: Maybe Apple's had a point all along; some things just are happier without Flash." Technologizer 9:16 PM
  • "The Religion of Mac Called Into Question" Baristanet 7:14 PM
  • "The iTV is real, or so we hear" TG Daily 5:23 PM
  • "My wishlist for an iPad 4: Seeking a wow factor in future updates" MarketWatch 5:23 PM
  • "Concept Device Envisions The Future Of iPhone Photography" MobileMag 5:22 PM
  • "How Siri Could Make Collaboration Mobile: Breaking the form factor vs. interface logjam would be revolutionary. All we need is an open API."  InformationWeek 3:24 PM
  • "The Promise Of The 15-Inch MacBook Air" TechCrunch 9:12 PM
  • "Rumor: 15 Inch MacBook Air To Kick Off 2012?" AppleBitch 1:46 PM
  • "Tell Me Again How iPad Demand Is Waning" AllThingsD 1:46 PM
  • "Apple iPhone violates airline's no-smoking policy" BetaNews 1:02 PM
  • "Apple blew away sales records on Black Friday" Edible Apple 12:57 PM
  • "Why I don't want an iPhone any more"  Crave @ CNET 12:09 PM
  • "Greg's Bite: Apple Frightens The TV Industry" MacNews 12:04 PM
  • "Tech Trends and Disruptors to watch in 2012"  Tech.pinions 9:10 AM
  • "Siri Hacked to Control Google Voice, Your Computer, iTunes [Video] iClarified 9:07 AM
  • "The Country's Problem In A Nutshell: Apple's Huge New Data Center In North Carolina Created Only 50 Jobs" Business Insider 8:54 AM
  • "Apple iMessage and Poor User Experiences"  Matt Galligan 8:40 AM
  • "Apple iPhone 4S: To buy or not to buy!" ZeeNews India 8:00 AM
Non-Apple
  • "This glass keyboard and mouse combo is cool, but don't drop it on the floor" CNET News 3:05 PM
  • "Getting past the missing keyboard on tablets" ZDNet 2:12 PM
  • "Linux Mint 12: A Great desktop Linux stays Great" ZDNet 2:13 PM
  • "The Great Tablet Debate: Fads or Here to Stay?" Techland 1:51 PM
  • "The 4Moms Origami: Look At This Robotic Stroller! Look At It!" TechCrunch 1:35 PM
  • "What you need to know about 3-D TV" HD Guru 11:28 AM
  • "6 eReaders for the bookworm on your list" [Slideshow] The Globe and Mail [Free Registration Required] 11:05 AM
  • "Welcome To The TechCrunch 2011 Gift Guide" TechCrunch 1:36 PM
  • "Global HDD supply to be 35% short in 4Q11, say PC makers" DigiTimes 10:47 AM
  • "Do your research when shopping for electronics: Checking reviews, deals, warranties before all big purchases can pay off" Scripps Howard News Service 10:46 AM
  • "Kindle Fire is about as useful as an iPad and much cheaper" Silicon Valley 10:38 AM
  • "Roku takes on Apple in Internet-video battle" Boston Herald 10:29 AM
  • "Android Vs. iOS Vs. Windows Phone 7: Enterprise Shootout" InformationWeek 9:53 AM
  • "How SSDs Solved One Company's IT Performance Problems" InformationWeek 9:53 AM
  • "Making sure your cloud provider can protect your data as promised: Certifications and inspections should be included in your contract" Computerworld 10:36 AM
  • "VMware's Cloud Foundry Ranked Top Developer Platform" InformationWeek 9:53 AM
  • "A Shopping Day Invented for the Web Comes of Age" New York Times [Free/Paid Registration Required] 11:53 AM
  • "Top Tech Cyber Monday Deals: Web retailers are tempting shoppers with deals on sub-$1000 60-inch HDTVs, $10 video games, and laptop bargains galore." [Slideshow] PCWorld 11:33 AM
  • "Why It's More Than Okay to Skip Black Friday and Cyber Monday" Lifehacker 11:20 AM
  • "HTC claims it has engineered around IPCom patent enforced in Germany" Foss Patents 8:35 AM
Humor/Cartoons
Press Releases/Products/Public Relations
  • "Siri Dictation Comes to Older iPhones; Only Jailbreakers Invited to the Party" PCWorld 9:15 PM
  • "Crowd Source-Funding for New MacBook AirDocking Station" The Mac Observer 9:06 PM
  • "Image Tool Catches Fashion Industry Photo Alterations" Wired Magazine 5:20 PM
  • "iPhone 4S Transparent Rear Panels" iFixit 3:25 PM
  • "LandingZone, a Clever Dock for The MacBook Air" Wired 1:14 PM
  • "Siri0us Gives Siri-Like Voice Dictation to iPhone 4 and 3GS" Lifehacker 1:06 PM
  • "Hachette, Bloomberg Businessweek Partner On Steve Jobs E-Single" Bloomberg 1:04 PM
  • "All Of 'Skyrim's' Books Available On iPad" Touch Arcade 1:02 PM
  • "Verbatim offers slim keyboard for iPads and other tablets" The Loop 12:57 PM
  • "New Plugins For Siri Proxy: Google Voice, Wake On LAN, iTunes Control And Launch Any Program [Video] Redmond Pie 12:10 PM
  • "The iOS Hacker's Handbook Reveals How Jailbreaking and Exploit Research Works" iDownload Blog 12:09 PM
  • "How to fake Siri conversations -- without an iPhone 4S" MSNBC 12:06 PM
  • "10 iOS paid apps worth buying for the kids" [Slideshow] The Globe and Mail [Free Registration Required] 11:05 AM
  • "App takes business cards digital: Traditional paper business cards are still the status quo but a redesigned iPhone app is helping them go digital." Reuters 9:58 AM
  • "Glass Keyboard and Mouse Shrug Off Crumbs and Spills" Gizmodo 9:36 AM
  • "Share Playlists with Friends and Followers Alike Using MusicTweet" 148Apps 9:32 AM
  • "Maintain A Zoo With Dream Zoo: More freemium based fun from top competitor, Zynga." 148Apps 9:05 AM
  • "Cars.com iPhone App Wins Highest MarCom Award" PRNewswire 7:49 AM
  • "Equity Research on Apple Inc. and Dell Inc. - Personal Computer Industry Baring Up Amid Mounting Headwinds" Marketwire 8:33 AM
  • "Yapta Launches iPhone App for Airfare Price Tracking and Refund Alerts" Marketwire 7:48 AM
  • "WorthPoint Launches iPhone and iPad App: The Ultimate Online Resource for Antiques and Collectibles Goes Mobile" Business Wire 7:46 AM
  • "Great News for Coumadin/Warfarin Users - Vitamin K App for iPhone / iPad" prMac 10:42 AM
  • "Stamp Art Fever Updated With New Features - MarketPlace and Puzzle Sets" prMac 10:22 AM
  • "She's still got it: the original Doxie gets a major makeover" prMac 9:58 AM
  • "Doxie Go - Now Shipping Worldwide - Scan Anywhere, No Computer Required" prMac 9:58 AM
  • "Award winning animation studio announces EPIC TALES, the storyteller App" prMac 7:52 AM
  • "New iOS App Lets You Steal Someone's Face As Your Own - All Faces Beware" prMac 7:52 AM
  • "Cybernarium 1.0 for iOS - Cyberpunk Breakout Played in a Circular Arena" prMac 7:51 AM
  • "Mobilewalla Announces Excellence Award to App Developers" prMac 7:51 AM
  • "Free Children's Bible Advent Calendar 2011 for iPhone and iPad" prMac 7:45 AM
Computer Industry
  • "Microsoft, Google Groups Warn EU on Overly Strict Privacy Rules" Bloomberg 9:44 AM
  • "Skype 'Impatient' With Operators Pushes for U.K. Access" Bloomberg 9:43 AM
  • "Microsoft hopes Xbox Live is X factor: Microsoft, outmaneuvered in the battle for control of America's living room so far by Google TV and Apple TV, is readying its first major offensive." New York Post 11:31 AM
  • "A Microsoft bid for Yahoo might put Andreessen in top role" CNET News 9:22 PM
  • "Mark Hurd: The Oracle Of The Channel" CRN 10:33 AM
  • "Q&A: Oracle' s Hurd On Public Cloud, Salesforce.com, And Sales Strategies" CRN 10:34 AM
  • "Q&A: Oracle Channel Chief Althoff On Recruiting Partners From HP, EMC, And More" CRN 10:34 AM
  • "Time up for Oracle's HTML5 killer?" The Register 1:48 PM
  • "Review: Thumbs-Up On Oracle Database Appliance" CRN 10:33 AM
  • "IBM Passes HP as Biggest Seller of Servers in Third Quarter" Bloomberg 2:53 PM
  • "Retiring HP exec talks innovation, WebOS" EE Times 10:48 AM
  • "Register now to hear HP experts on latest support strategies for unique challenges of virtualized and cloud environments" ZDNet 2:12 PM
  • "AMD introduces branded memory modules for desktops: The modules will be available through major retail channels like Amazon.com, Fry's, and Best Buy" IDG News Service 10:35 AM
  • "AMD to offer branded desktop RAM modules: Hardware vendor to 'take the guesswork' out of memory selection" Techworld 2:09 PM
  • "AMD Memory Brand Designed for Performance Desktop Computers" eWeek 10:49 AM
  • "AMD Trinity Performance Leaked" Wired 2:06 PM
  • "Acer will not give up netbook market, says VP" DigiTimes 9:17 PM
  • "AMD shifts focus towards mobile, away from Intel" Electronista 9:15 PM
  • "Linux Mint 12 offers desktop familiarity for users" V3 1:54 PM
  • "11 programming trends to watch: From JavaScript everywhere to everything on the JVM, new tools, techniques, and troubles are changing how developers work" InfoWorld 11:07 AM
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