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MacSurfer's Archive: Friday, March 2, 2012


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Weekend Highlights: Late Thursday, Apple took new tack against Qualcomm seeking invalidation of four patents; fresh ruling from US Supreme Court backs Apple's iPhone privacy stance requiring warrants to access cellphone data—reports in our Apple/Macintosh section; Dan Moren expresses frustration over slow Mac updates, delcaring "long product cycles are ... now normal for the Mac"; Ben Lovejoy thinks he has a solution to the MacBook Pro dilemma that would keep all parties happy; ZDNet takes FileMaker 17 for a spin; Simon Royal argues life's "too short to argue over operating systems" says end result is that you're happy with your choice; Gregg Keizer delves into new privacy features in Mojave; Japan now seeing Apple mapping vehicles on the roads; man in Toronto, CA sues Apple over Apple Watch scratches; The Drum interviews Susan Bennett, Siri's original voice; interesting interview with Andy Hertzfeld; BGR claims exclusive first look at 6.1" LCD iPhone; commentary from Channel NewsAsia poses question whether "Xiaomi is twice as good as Apple".

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  • "Creating jobs through innovation. Throughout our history, Apple has created entirely new products — and entirely new industries — by focusing on innovation. As a result, we've created or supported more than 500,000 jobs for U.S. workers: from the engineer who helped invent the iPad to the delivery person who brings it to your door."  Apple 12:54 PM
  • "Apple Claims Credit for 514,000 U.S. Jobs" AllThingsD 12:52 PM
  • "Apple Touts Its US Job Creation: Apple Inc. released a study Friday saying that the ecosystem associated with its devices has created 514,000 U.S. jobs, in the wake of criticism about the company's manufacturing and supply chains." [Paid Membership Required] 1:34 PM
  • "Putting Apple Into Perspective: Apple—darling of retail investors and hedge funds alike —has been creating buzz in the market for years as it continues its meteoric rise as its market capitalization moved above the $500 billion mark in February." [Slideshow] CNBC 3:51 PM
  • "Apple, Amid China Criticism, Boasts of U.S. Job Creation" TheStreet 3:11 PM
  • "Mannheim court throws out third Samsung 3G lawsuit against Apple and one of two slide-to-unlock lawsuits against Samsung"  Foss Patents 8:08 AM
  • "German Court Dismisses Samsung, Apple Patent Suits: A German court on Friday dismissed patent suits brought by Apple Inc. and Samsung Electronics Co. against each other, the latest twist in the battle for supremacy in the rapidly growing and highly lucrative smartphone arena." [Paid Membership Required] 9:52 AM
  • "German court dismisses 2 Apple-Samsung patent suits" Reuters 8:35 AM
  • "Apple and Samsung patent cases dismissed: Apple and Samsung have both had patent lawsuits - taken out against each other - thrown out by a German court." BBC 9:31 AM
  • "Apple wins an injunction against Motorola in German court" IDG News Service 8:34 AM
  • "Finally! Judge tosses two Apple-Samsung patent cases" CNET News 9:01 AM
  • "Apple wins Motorola injunction over gallery scrolling" ZDNet UK 12:32 PM
  • "Politics on Apple's side as it faces trademark dispute in China: Apple's iPad could be banned in China if the company loses a high stakes appeal in Chinese court"  IDG News Service 8:04 AM
  • "Now Apple opens fire on EPAD trademark in China: Apple has filed an official complaint over an application for the EPAD trademark by Guangzhou-based computer kit maker ebox." The Register 12:27 PM
  • "Euro Company Sues Apple Over 3GPP Standards using 8 Nokia Patents" Patently Apple 10:07 AM
  • "Confidence in Apple's Cash Management" Forbes 8:10 AM
  • "Apple's tough talk backfires in negotiations for new streaming TV service" VentureBeat 8:36 AM
  • "Apple vs. Microsoft: War at the store/One generates lines around the block with every product launch. The other one wants to. A by-the-numbers comparison reveals their differences."  Fortune 9:45 AM
  • "Mac OS X posts record gain as Windows XP continues to slide" Computerworld 8:09 AM
  • "Security Expert Warns of Risks in Google's Chrome OS and Apple's iCloud" Forbes 10:59 AM
  • "OS X Desktop backgrounds gray after waking from sleep" CNET Reviews 8:32 PM
  • "Q&A: MacFixIt Answers" MacFixIt 8:31 PM
  • "Bugs & Fixes: Troubleshoot Messages Beta on a Mac" Macworld 3:27 PM
  • "10 Ways to Get OS X Mountain Lion Features on your Mac Right Now" OS X Daily 2:25 PM
  • "How to add additional desktop spaces" Macworld 11:16 AM
  • "Recover deleted photos with EaseUS Mac Photo Recovery Free" BetaNews 9:00 AM
  • "What Is the Gapless Album Tag in iTunes For?" Kirkville 8:20 AM
  • "6 Ways to Force Quit Mac Applications" OS X Daily 8:21 AM
  • "Use Two Obscure Keyboard Shortcuts for Big Results [OS X Tips] Cult of Mac 8:33 AM
  • "The Tempting Witch My Mac Needs, But What's Wrong With Command-Tab?" TeraTalks 7:58 AM
  • "How To Rename Files On Your Mac By The Hundreds Or Thousands" NoodleMac 7:58 AM
  • "The Mac Error Code You Don't Want To See (and what it means)" BohemianBoomer 7:58 AM
  • "Which Google Reader App Is The Most Fun To Use To Read RSS Feeds On A Mac?" Mac 360 7:58 AM
  • "How To Bring Your Mac Into Your iPhone Or iPad With One Simple App" Mac 360 7:58 AM
  • "How To Add More Options To Startup, Shutdown, And Sleep On Your Mac" McSolo 7:58 AM
  • "TFT' Still Not 'Effed" Rixstep 4:42 PM
  • "Reading the tea leaves on app sandboxing in OS X" GigaOM 4:17 PM
  • "Can You Hear the Difference Between Lossless and Lossy Audio?" Techland 12:25 PM
  • "Dear Safari Team....: Safari used to be a great browser for my work at MacSurfer. Once upon a time I was able to have a page open, hop up to my bookmark bar, click on a folder, run the mouse over to the contents of that folder, hold down the Apple/Splat key and click 'Open In Tabs' and those bookmarks would open in new tabs without replacing the existing tab(s) I had open." Thoughts and Ramblings 11:44 AM
  • "Lion discussion has some interesting notes about how DNS server choices can create performance problems via misinterpretation by download applications; plus notes on Bluetooth/Magic Mouse problems and some explanation about 'EXC_BAD_ACCESS' errors." MacInTouch 10:52 AM
  • "Microsoft 9, Apple 1: Apple Wins!" MacSponge 12:24 PM
  • "The 9 Flavors Of Windows 8 Show The Key Difference Between Microsoft And Apple" TechCrunch 9:01 AM
  • "OS Showdown: Will 8 Be Great? Will Mountain Lion Roar?" MacNewsWorld 8:20 AM
  • "We have a lot to thank Bill Atkinson for." Mac Floppy 8:10 AM
Press Releases
  • "Verto Studio 3D now for OS X" Architosh 9:43 AM
  • "SEIntelligence 2.5 Adds Support for Google Plus" prMac 8:04 AM
  • "2012: Best LiveCode Dev Add-ons at 89% off for Mac, iOS, Win and Linux" prMac 8:04 AM
  • "The Game Bakers' Undersea RPG, Squids, Swims Onto Mac" prMac 8:02 AM
General Interest/Potpourri
  • "Air Force Gives $9 Million Award for as Many as 18,000 IPads" Bloomberg 2:42 PM
  • "U.S. Air Force to spend $9M on iPads for flight manual reboot" CNET News 4:13 PM
  • "Air Force Buys 18,000 iPads for Air Mobility Command" The Mac Observer 4:01 PM
  • "Apple again tops Fortune's list of most admired companies" CNET News 9:03 AM
  • "City beginning to go paperless: If you attend a Vancouver City Council or a City manager meeting, you are likely to see iPads at the desk in lieu of stacks of papers" City of Vancouver: Washington, USA 8:19 AM
  • "Switching to iPads saves Vancouver $336 per device per year on data, decreases printing by 40 percent" The Verge 2:26 PM
  • "Switching to iPads saves Vancouver City Council 50K pages a year" AppleInsider 8:19 AM
  • "Virgin prepares to leave: the Champs Elysees" ["This is simply one of the best commercial brands of Paris. Apple would be in the running, but other signs, without declaring themselves, dream of settling there."] Google French-to-English: Le Figaro 11:49 AM
  • "Apple could move into Champs-élysées Virgin Megastore" MacNN 11:49 AM
  • "Apple: We never said Siri would actually work in the UK/Ad watchdog says punter's expectations too high" The Register 8:36 AM
  • "Apple complaint quashed over 'misleading' Siri advert" ZDNet 12:25 PM
  • "Nearly one-third of mobile users expected to buy iPad 3: Report" ZDNet 12:25 PM
  • "For Robot Maker, the Future Is Getting Closer" ["Now Mr. Angle's company is trying to do Rosey one better — with Ava, a 5-foot-4 assistant with an iPad or an Android tablet for a brain and Xbox motion sensors to help her get around. But no apron, so far."] New York Times [Free/Paid Registration Required] 4:12 PM
  • "Smartphone text autocorrect locks down school" Tech.Blorge 4:15 PM
  • "When will tablets outsell traditional PCs?" asymco 8:17 AM
  • "Apple speeding toward 25 billion app downloads: Guesses vary but milestone could be met as soon as tonight" Network World 11:45 AM
  • "Snubbed by Apple, China's Renren becomes the first social network app for Windows 8" The Next Web 8:36 AM
  • "Charges pare back Apple supplier Laird: More than £130m of exceptional charges have widened the full-year pre-tax loss at Laird, in spite of strong demand for tablets and smartphones driving up revenues at the British electrical components provider." Financial Times [Paid Membership Required] 10:57 AM
  • "AT&T Clarifies 'Unlimited' Data Plans in New Policy" The Mac Observer 9:34 PM
  • "AT&T Throttles Unlimited Plan Users at 3 GB" TidBITS 4:15 PM
  • "Customers Howl Over AT&T Data-Use Curbs" [Paid Membership Required] 3:53 PM
  • "AT&T: Use Of Tablets On The Rise Among Small Businesses" MacNews 8:57 AM
  • "Soluto Saucily Sunders Apple's Seriousness With Salacious Squib" TechCrunch 8:48 AM
Non-Apple News
  • "Panasonic powers back to mobile with Elugas" [Slideshow] CNET News 12:27 PM
  • "Ubuntu 12.04 LTS 'Precise Pangolin' gets beta release" ZDNet UK 12:28 PM
  • "Ubuntu 12.04 hits beta, brings smooth Unity for marching masses: But bugs still need a-snaffling for biz penguins" The Register 12:09 PM
  • "Samsung worker confirms April launch for Galaxy S III" Register Hardware 12:07 PM
  • "'Pied piper' robot could lead fish away from harm" TG Daily 12:02 PM
  • "Zynga launches own gaming platform" TG Daily 12:02 PM
  • "Raspberry Pi's $25 PC will be back on sale in a month" Techworld 12:01 PM
  • "NSA Creates Super Secure, Android-Based Smartphone" PC Magazine 11:18 AM
  • "Archos Unveils a $130 Ice Cream Sandwich Tablet for Kids" PC Magazine 11:17 AM
  • "Google patent application reveals broadband dreams" CNET News 12:45 PM
  • "Google TV hasn't even hit a million users" TG Daily 12:03 PM
  • "Disabled Google Apps Account Deletion Mechanism Affecting Admins, Users" IDG News Service 11:20 AM
  • "Google responds to reader questions about privacy changes" Los Angeles Times [Free Registration Required] 11:09 AM
  • "Nokia To Issue Lumia 800 Battery Fix: Patch also addresses problems with backlighting, diagnostics, and camera." InformationWeek 11:00 AM
  • "Brogrammers Bring Frat-House Ethos to Engineers' Geeky Coding World" Bloomberg 10:39 AM
  • "New potato-spotting AI built with off-the-shelf tech" BBC 10:37 AM
  • "Magnificent Men Of Mobile World Congress: Booth babe pictures are so 2011. So we give you the men of Mobile World Congress, in all their geeked-out glory." InformationWeek 10:20 AM
  • "Mobile-Phone Leaders Boost Battered Barcelona" Bloomberg 10:06 AM
  • "AT&T Adds Speed Caps for Heavy Data Users" Bloomberg 10:38 AM
  • "Retailers Join Payment Chase/Two Words: Digital Wallet—Wal-Mart and Target Join Project Aiming to Make Plastic Obsolete" [Paid Membership Required] 9:39 AM
  • "Google Introduces New Camera Motion & Timing Gesturing for Android" Patently Apple 7:51 AM
  • "ATPM 18.03 / March 2012: Volume 18, Number 3" ATPM 8:12 PM
  • "Gene Steinberg meets Neil Ticktin of MacTech magazine, Greg Bell of 'Radio Classics,' and Macworld's Dan Frakes this week on The Tech Night Owl LIVE" The Tech Night Owl LIVE 11:45 AM
  • "iPad 3, Apple TV, Mastered for iTunes and high quality music (Podcast)" Insanely Great Mac 8:55 AM
  • "Apple acknowledges use of Corning Gorilla Glass on iPhone, means Gorilla Glass 2 likely for iPhone 5" 9 to 5 Mac 9:00 PM
  • "Apple name-drops Corning as iPhone glass manufacturer, we feign surprise" Engadget 7:27 PM
  • "iPad 3 prices and likely features revealed" 9 to 5 Mac 7:07 PM
  • "Apple TV Sold Out at Amazon, Best Buy: New Model on the Way?" Mashable 3:52 PM
  • "Viral Video hints iPad 4 as Apple iPad launch looms" Computerworld 7:57 AM
  • "iPad 3 front case leaks, home button intact" Crave @ CNET 8:35 AM
  • "Intel accidentally confirms entire Ivy Bridge launch lineup" Electronista 8:33 AM
  • "Stars finally aligning for Mac Pro update" Mac.Blorge 11:20 AM
  • "How are Apple ID accounts hacked?" HardMac 8:36 AM
  • "Patent Flash: The Tech behind Apple's GarageBand App for iPad" Patently Apple 2:52 PM
  • "Apple Tops in Mobile PCs in 2011, 14" MacBook Air?, Late 2008 MacBook Pro Firmware Update, and More" Low End Mac 4:13 PM
  • "Mac Sales to Business Up 51%, Dual Boot Your Mac, Free CCleaner Drive Cleaning Utility, and More" Low End Mac 4:13 PM
Price Trackers/Deals
  • "SummitX Snowboarding For iPhone and iPad Is Temporarily Available For $0.99 (Normally $4.99)" Apple Sliced 8:49 AM
  • "Alpha Combat: Defend Your Country For iPhone Is Free Right Now (Previously $0.99)" Apple Sliced 8:49 AM
  • "Great MonkeyKing For iPhone and iPad Is Free Today (Was $0.99)" Apple Sliced 8:49 AM
  • "13" MacBook Pro Prices & Deals" MacPrices 7:52 AM
  • "15" MacBook Pro Prices & Sales" MacPrices 7:52 AM
  • "17" MacBook Pro Prices & Sales" MacPrices 7:52 AM
  • "Apple Display Buyer's Guide -Up To $150 Off Apple 27 ' Thunderbolt Display" MacReviewZone 1:10 PM
  • "Top Selling Mac Accessories -$14 to $500... Prices, Deals, Reviews And Information" MacReviewZone 1:02 PM

  • "Performance Comparison: All Apple May, 2011 iMacs and July, 2011, Mac Mini Server 2.0GHz Quad-Core Intel Core i7" MacReviewZone 8:13 PM
  • "Practical Mac: Take mobile control of your sound system/Although the $399 Sonos Play:5 sound system offers a $349 remote, the company's free iOS app makes your iPhone, iPad or iPod touch your remote." Seattle Times 2:26 PM
  • "Timbuk2 Crater case: A little air for your Air" CNET News 4:13 PM
  • "Coming Soon To Mac Pro? The Radeon HD 7970 versus existing GPUs" Bare Feats 10:03 AM
  • "Belkin Power Pack 4000: Make sure you never run out of juice in the middle of nowhere again." Register Hardware 8:36 AM
  • "PlayStation Vita (vs iPad) review/With Apple ruling the mobile gaming market, we take a comparative look at what Sony's response is: the PlayStation Vita" Macworld UK 9:30 AM
  • "Review: Skech Custom Jacket Flip for iPhone 4/4s" Run Around Tech 3:28 PM
  • "Sena's Folio IPad Case Is A Classic" MacNews 8:56 AM
  • "Trello review: A to-do list program for teams, Trello makes project management really easy" Macworld UK 8:22 AM
  • " review: Home pages are all about social networks, friends and following, now it's" Macworld UK 8:22 AM
iPad/iPhone/iPod touch Apps
  • "Camera Awesome for iPhone has some clever features for a mostly free app" TUAW 8:33 PM
  • "Readability Review: It's been a long battle getting Readability's app approved by Apple. Now that it's out, was it worth the wait?" 148Apps 2:26 PM
  • "FiLMiC Pro Review: Video app will please the pros" Macworld 8:58 AM
  • "DocAS Review: DocAS is a powerful, PDF-focused file manager for the iPad" 148Apps 8:33 AM
  • "City of Heroes: Freedom review/City of Heroes celebrates five years online by going free-to-play. We check it out" Macworld UK 8:22 AM
  • "A Limited Russian Oddity in the iTunes App Store: Rambler Maps" eXtensions 9:36 AM
  • "Archive Meetings and Presentations Like Never Before with Audiolio for iPad" PCWorld 11:46 AM
  • "Mustaches not trees are the stars in The Official Lorax App for iPhone" Appolicious 9:45 AM
  • "'Neoteria' Review - A Retro-Inspired Shmup With Charm" Touch Arcade 8:18 AM
  • "'Tobe & Friends Hookshot Escape' Review - Say Goodbye to Your Free Time" Touch Arcade 9:30 AM
  • "WrestleFest Pins The App Store For An iOS Takedown" PadGadget 8:58 AM
  • "iPad Appidemic: Team Canada Table Hockey" AppleTell 8:20 AM
  • "Word Monster Review: Word Monster is a Boggle-like game with clues and an element of a word search." 148Apps 9:30 AM
  • "The Simpsons: Tapped Out Review/If there was any soul left in the Simpsons, it's dead now." 148Apps 8:33 AM
  • "Scramble with Friends Review: Scramble with Friends is a multiplayer Boggle-like game from Zynga." 148Apps 11:17 AM
  • "Nose Invaders Review: So the best way to combat the Flu is by flicking mucus at bacteria, eh?" 148Apps 10:16 AM
  • "MacMost Now 678: Quitting Apps On Your iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch" MacMost 7:52 AM
  • "Have An 'Unlimited' Data Plan With AT&T? Tips on Watching Your Data Usage" New York Times [Free/Paid Registration Required] 8:32 PM
  • "iPhone: Enable MMS on an Unsupported Carrier" Low End Mac 10:52 AM
  • "iOS Tip: Quickly Enter Additional Domain Options" MacTrast 8:19 AM
  • "Will the iPad 3 really cost more? New rumor: Nope" CNET News 8:32 PM
  • "What An iOS Game Looks Like On The iPad 3's Retina Display" Cult of Mac 8:26 PM
  • "MacOS KenDensed: The iPad 3 is Coming & AT&T is Choking Your Data" The Mac Observer 7:32 PM
  • "This is why you should ignore the lot of them" bynkii 4:37 PM
  • "Apple Still Isn't Doing a Very Good Job Creating U.S. Jobs" The Atlantic Wire 3:52 PM
  • "Reading between the lines: Office on iPad, Windows Phone upgrades" ZDNet 12:25 PM
  • "Apple, We Can't Imagine Life Without You" WSJ Blogs 11:51 AM
  • "Particle Debris: The 3rd Generation iPad Will be oh, so Right" The Mac Observer 2:53 PM
  • "iPad 3 Won't Be a Game Changer But People Will Buy it Anyway: Lashinsky" [Video Report] Breakout 12:40 PM
  • "Thoughts From A Game Developer On The iPad 3's Future 'Retina' Display" RazorianFly 11:58 AM
  • "iOS 6 Development Under Way" OS X Daily 2:26 PM
  • "iPads Running iOS 6.0 at Apple's Campus Showing Up in Web Logs" MacRumors 12:28 PM
  • "iPads using iOS 6, high-res displays showing up in Ars server logs" Ars Technica 11:48 AM
  • "Why we're obsessed with Siri" MSNBC 11:16 AM
  • "Wow, Sharp sure is ramping up IGZO tablet display production for some reason" MacDailyNews 10:53 AM
  • "25 Years Ago the Mac II and SE Changed the Face of the Mac" Low End Mac 10:52 AM
  • "Why the iPad 3 Won't Replace Your Laptop: Will the new tablet smack down lightweight laptops, or is it Apple versus oranges? Our lead analyst for laptops delivers his totally unbiased opinion." PC Magazine 11:21 AM
  • "The shame of owning an iPad" ZDNet 10:36 AM
  • "SmallLaw: Law Practice in an Apple-Dominated Future Plus Apple's iCloud Not Yet Ripe" TechnoLawyer Blog 10:14 AM
  • "The Macalope Daily: Zombie iPad rumors" Macworld [Insider Content] 9:45 AM
  • "App-Happy: Why App-Search Apps Are All the Rage" AllThingsD 9:44 AM
  • "Apple Could Force Motorola to Destroy Devices" Gizmodo 9:30 AM
  • "iPad 3 to have Siri" Examiner 10:05 AM
  • "Will the iPad 3's Retina Apps Be Too Big for 3G Downloads?" Gizmodo 9:05 AM
  • "Mindblowing! iPhone 5 concept design Totally Rocks" Rediff 9:03 AM
  • "Apple: Could Next Week's Event Include A Huge Surprise?" Forbes 10:59 AM
  • "IPad accessory names point to 'iPad HD'" Washington Post [Free Registration Required] 9:54 AM
  • "The case for and against removing the iPad 3 Home button" ZDNet 12:25 PM
  • "The iPad Home Button (Update)" 52 Tiger 8:58 AM
  • "Well, duh, Mac owners are cooler" Tech.Blorge 8:55 AM
  • "Apple wins 'device destroying' injunction against Motorola" ZDNet 8:59 AM
  • "German Court Tosses Pair of Apple, Samsung Suits" AllThingsD 9:44 AM
  • "German court tosses one Apple, one Samsung lawsuit" Electronista 8:49 AM
  • "Could Apple Be Making An iCar?" App Advice 9:04 AM
  • "Why is Apple hiring automotive engineers in China?" iDownload Blog 8:49 AM
  • "Is Apple Working on Boosting Mac Sales?" HardMac 8:37 AM
  • "Four Reasons Why Enterprises Should Lease, Not Buy, the iPad 3" Forbes 8:36 AM
  • "9 Apple iDevice Concepts (That Will Never Be Made)" Apple Gazette 8:33 AM
  • "I 'Know' Apple Won't Release an iPad Mini Next Week" giz-china 8:09 AM
  • "I dumped my iPhone 4 for the Android Galaxy Nexus: Don't blame the iPhone; it's Apple's closed ecosystem that's trouble" Computerworld 8:03 AM
  • "Apple's plans for Netflix killer turning studios, networks away?" CNET News 9:31 AM
  • "Parsing the latest rumor about Apple's TV plans" GigaOM 9:30 AM
  • "Rumor: Apple Looking To Launch Subscription Based Television By Christmas" Apple Bitch 11:46 AM
  • "Apple's TV Troubles: Same Story Again and Again" PCWorld 4:17 PM
  • "Apple still trying to negotiate more content for Apple TV" Ars Technica 2:43 PM
  • "Eyes on the next Apple TV" Macworld 8:34 AM
  • "Apple Still Pushing Hard for Apple TV Streaming Service" PadGadget 8:32 AM
  • "Apple plans to launch TV streaming service by Christmas, content providers resist" 9 to 5 Mac 8:17 AM
  • "Apple to launch subscription TV service by Christmas, content talks going downhill" BGR 8:17 AM
  • "Apple's TV Dream Revealed: Embarrass Hardware Makers, Stiff Content Providers, Destroy Cable Companies" Business Insider 8:03 AM
  • "Unlimited Means 3-gigabytes? Oh, How We Hate You, AT&T!" PixoBebo 7:58 AM
  • "Cook of the House" YMP Now 7:53 AM
  • "67 Books Every Geek Should Read to Their Kids Before Age 10" Wired 12:25 PM
  • "Android and iPhone Photo Snooping: What You Need to Know" Techland 12:11 PM
  • "As Brizzly Enters Its Final Hibernation, AOL Tries To Sharpen Its Social Media Claws" TechCrunch 12:00 PM
  • "Android Apps And Your Photos/Warning: Google Found Another Way To Invade Your Privacy" AskMen 3:53 PM
  • "8 Ways Tech Could Throw You in Jail, Or Worse" PC Magazine 11:17 AM
  • "AT&T's app developer billing scheme: Will app makers buy in?" Network World 11:05 AM
  • "Redefining cloud computing -- again: Hype, misuse, and misplaced aspirations have clouded the term's definition. Here's what it's really about" InfoWorld 11:04 AM
  • "The bright future of LibreOffice" InfoWorld 11:04 AM
  • "Hands-on: Dell's XPS 13, a next-gen ultrabook/Dell's new XPS 13 ultrabook offers a great balance of style and performance at a reasonable price." Computerworld 10:48 AM
  • "Can 'Mass Effect 3' appeal to fans and new players?" CNN 10:45 AM
  • "Mobile World Congress 2012: four companies that stood out" ZDNet 12:24 PM
  • "Mobile World Congress 2012 roundup: All you need to know from Barcelona" Computerworld Blogs 10:48 AM
  • "Did cheap mobiles steal show over sexy gadgets?" CNN 10:44 AM
  • "Galaxy Note a gigantic 'phablet,' but l love it anyway" The Globe and Mail [Free Registration Required] 11:00 AM
  • "AOL: It's not dead yet!" CNET News 10:13 AM
  • "Hackers Stole $ 1billion in Brazil, The Worst Prepared Nation to Adopt Cloud Technology" Forbes 10:05 AM
  • "'Hyperconnected' young people may suffer fragmented lives" TG Daily 12:02 PM
  • "Why texting might be bad for you" Bloomberg [Free Registration Required] 9:54 AM
  • "How to, uh, turn Windows 8 off" CNET News 10:36 AM
  • "A Brief Visit to the World of Sliding, Swiping and Zooming" The Tech Night Owl 7:57 AM
  • "How to keep Google from watching your searches." The Joy of Tech [cartoon] 8:11 AM
Press Releases/Products/Public Relations
  • "Hipstreet Introduces New iPhone Projector to Boost Users' Entertainment and Business Options" PRWeb 11:58 AM
  • "The top 25 iPhone and iPad apps for business: Here are 25 go-to iOS apps for business users, from travel planning to document editing using Microsoft Office tools to time tracking to getting a good night's sleep" [Slideshow] CIO 11:03 AM
  • "Barry Diller app sued for showing TV broadcasts on iPhone" The Globe and Mail [Free Registration Required] 9:31 AM
  • "'Monty Python: The Holy Book of Days' coming to iPad" AppleTell 9:30 AM
  • "Turn Your iDevice Into A Mobile Security System With Smartcam+" iClarified 9:30 AM
  • "Reflection For Mac Brings AirPlay Mirroring From iOS To Mac" Run Around Tech 9:30 AM
  • "Apple Store 2.1 adds iPhone carriers, Netherlands market" FairerPlatform 8:57 AM
  • "iCab Mobile 5.5 adds Reading List, StumbleUpon module and more" FairerPlatform 8:56 AM
  • "iPad App Combines Your Child's Artwork and Voice" Mashable 8:37 AM
  • "Bring Some Magic To Your Photos With HDR FX" App Advice 8:33 AM
  • "Professional CAD Viewer For The iPad" iClarified 8:32 AM
  • "Your Mission: Predict What Apple's Announcing at Its iPad Event" Techland 8:09 AM
  • "Tumult Inc. Releases Hype 1.5 Update" prMac 8:04 AM
  • "TapGeoHunt - iPhone Game breaking the Angry Animal mould" prMac 8:04 AM
  • "Securifi Announces Almond - World's 1st WiFi Router for the rest of us" prMac 8:04 AM
  • "PicShop - The only Photo Editor you will love to use" prMac 8:04 AM
  • "Tumult Inc. Releases Hype 1.5 Update" prMac 8:02 AM
  • "HID Launched iOS 5 Application Development Service" prMac 8:02 AM
  • "Liger Games announce Robot Fish for iOS" prMac 8:02 AM
  • "Linsanity! App Lets You Measure Your Level of Linsanity!" prMac 8:02 AM
  • "New Release - vueCAD v4.0 - Professional CAD viewer for the iPad" prMac 8:02 AM
  • "More iOS 5 Programming Courses from The Pragmatic Studio" prMac 8:02 AM
  • "Right Right Wrong! - Puts New Twist on Trivia for the iPhone/iPad" prMac 8:02 AM
  • "Pocket Resume PRO - Create, Update and Send Stunning Resumes" prMac 8:02 AM
  • "iVigilo Smartcam+ turns iDevice into Mobile Camera Security System" prMac 8:02 AM
Computer Industry
  • "Apple vs. Microsoft: War at the store" Fortune 10:06 AM
  • "The 9 Flavors Of Windows 8 Show The Key Difference Between Microsoft And Apple" TechCrunch 11:59 AM
  • "Windows 8: Sugar coating on Microsoft's hard-to-swallow tablet/Refreshing, delightful, puzzling, awkward, annoying" The Register 12:09 PM
  • "Windows 8 Consumer Preview: A Power User's Perspective" Techland 12:10 PM
  • "Shortcuts and surprises in the Windows 8 Consumer Preview" ZDNet 12:23 PM
  • "Windows 8 Beta: How To Boost Performance/Features like Secure Boot, Hyper-V virtualization, and touch-screen computing need the right combination of hardware, software, and settings to work as advertised." InformationWeek 10:20 AM
  • "Windows Server 8 Beta: 10 Big Feature Boosts/Microsoft has tweaked and tuned up Windows Server 8 since the Developer's Preview. Here are the biggest updates in the latest version." PC Magazine 11:17 AM
  • "Microsoft wooing startups with free software, business advice" IDG News Service 11:06 AM
  • "Microsoft to offer government-only cloud option for Office 365" IDG News Service 11:06 AM
  • "Rumor: Xbox 720 may have Windows 8 interface" TG Daily 12:03 PM
  • "ITC to review initial determination on Microsoft's complaint against Motorola Mobility" Foss Patents 7:20 PM
  • "ITC denies Barnes & Noble retry of Microsoft antitrust claim" Electronista 7:20 PM
  • "4 ways consumerization threatens Dell and HP: You'd think the employee-driven tech trend would be good for the PC makers. But it ain't necessarily so" InfoWorld 11:03 AM
  • "HP: Beware Long and Winding Road, Says Gimme Credit" Barron's 12:37 PM
  • "RSA: HP encourages firms to eschew new security tools" V3 12:13 PM
  • "IBM Dominated Worldwide Server Market in Q4 2011" eWeek 10:54 AM
  • "Judge Hints at Stay of Oracle-Google Trial Until Patent Reexamination Is Over" IDG News Service 11:20 AM
  • "Spinnaker expands Oracle support services, aims at Rimini Street" IDG News Service 10:47 AM
  • "Will AMD's Big Deal Pay Off? Patience, Young Grasshopper!" The Motley Fool 10:01 AM
  • "AMD's acquisition of SeaMicro puts Intel on the defensive: Intel says it is building its own fabric and I/O technology for servers" Computerworld 4:43 PM
  • "RSA: Intel pitches Sandy Bridge for networking" V3 12:13 PM
  • "Networks Offer Best Security for BYOD, Consumerization of IT: Cisco" eWeek 10:54 AM
  • "Republicans introduce new cyber security bill" Reuters 11:52 AM
  • "F.C.C. Reviews Need for Rules to Interrupt Wireless Service" New York Times [Free/Paid Registration Required] 12:46 PM
  • "PHP 5.4 Aspires to Elegance: PHP, one of the most widely used languages for building websites, has been updated with a number of improvements to ease development and speed performance." IDG News Service 11:20 AM
  • "Twisting radio waves could boost capacity" TG Daily 12:02 PM
  • "'Twisted' waves could boost capacity of wi-fi and TV" BBC 10:37 AM
Finances (Click heading for current Apple Stock price.)
Apple News
  • "A Dangerous Sign for Apple's Stock" Forbes 2:43 PM
  • "Steve Wozniak: Shoeshine Boy With A Stock Tip" Forbes 9:04 AM
  • "Woz sees Apple shares hitting $1,000 mark; describes how voice-controlled TV will work (with Video)" MacDailyNews 8:16 AM
Industry News
  • "Yelp, Zynga gains fail to keep techs afloat: Nasdaq slips into the red by close, but keeps small weekly gain" MarketWatch 4:14 PM
  • "U.S. stocks retreat along with energy sector: Price of crude-oil drops to close floor session below $107 a barrel" MarketWatch 4:14 PM
  • "Stocks Drift Lower, Oil Remains in Focus" FOXBusiness 10:59 AM
  • "Stocks Retreat Amid Global Growth Concerns" Bloomberg 4:14 PM
  • "Stocks Close Lower as Equities Pause in Choppy Week" TheStreet 4:14 PM
  • "Dow snaps three week streak" CNNMoney 4:14 PM
  • "Stocks Slip; S&P, Nasdaq Log 3rd Weekly Gains" CNBC 4:15 PM
  • "Stocks Finish in the Red" [Paid Membership Required] 4:15 PM
  • "Stocks: Going for 3 straight up weeks" CNNMoney 9:30 AM
  • "Canada stocks slip as quarterly GDP growth slows" MarketWatch 12:36 PM
  • "Asian Shares End Higher" [Paid Membership Required] 9:50 AM
  • "Asia Stocks Gain on U.S. Jobs, Set to Extend Record Win Streak" Bloomberg 9:55 AM
  • "Asia Markets: Asian shares advance as financials climb" MarketWatch 9:39 AM
  • "European Stocks Close Week on Soft Note" [Paid Membership Required] 12:31 PM
  • "Europe Stocks Rise as Leaders Shift Focus From Crisis to Growth" Bloomberg 12:31 PM
  • "Europe Markets: Europe stocks end week on positive note/Pharmaceutical and telecom stocks drop after ratings changes" MarketWatch 12:32 PM
  • "Most active Nasdaq-traded stocks: Nasdaq's 10 most active stocks at 1 p.m." Associated Press 12:38 PM
  • "Midday Glance: Computer companies/Computer companies shares mixed at 1 p.m." Associated Press 12:38 PM
  • "Blue Skies Ahead For These 4 Cloud Computing Plays" Seeking Alpha 12:40 PM
  • "What's the big deal about Nasdaq 3,000?" MarketWatch 9:52 AM

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