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MacSurfer's Archive: Saturday, March 17, 2012


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Thursday Highlights: New York Times broke the story of Apple joining forces with Volkswagen to build fleet of driverless vehicles for shuttling employees; Bloomberg notes Apple only testing a couple dozen vehicles while Google buys 20,000 SUVs for their efforts; Business Insider posts a few details from Apple's now-scrapped future-car ideas—more in our Apple/Macintosh, and Op/Ed sections; Silicon Valley ponders more taxes on big employers like Apple due to "impact of rapid growth on housing and traffic"; iDownload Blog details how you can remove "mshelper" cryptominer malware from your Mac; on Wednesday, Jason Snell let us all know that OS X became as old as the Classic Mac OS; branded credit cards part of Apple, IKEA strategy to lure Millenials according to report; Adam Engst warns of phone scam purporting you have an iCloud breach; while an Android phone wins Tom's Guide's toughest smartphone test, iPhone X was "the toughest non-ruggedized phone".

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  • "Finally: A truly magical iPad/Apple's newest iPad can do amazing tricks, thanks to new wireless technology. (And I'm not talking about LTE)"  Computerworld 8:40 AM
  • "New Apple iPad: Breathtaking display. The best app selection of any tablet. Excellent 3G and 4G network compatibility." PC Magazine 10:55 AM
  • "How Many iPads Can Apple Sell?" Time 1:09 PM
  • "How Apple keeps them lining up: A chilly morning in New York. Rain in San Francisco. Who cares? Apple fans were standing outside stores yesterday for their third-generation iPads. But why?"  CNET News 8:12 AM
  • "Coming to the 'Apple': Geeks of world invade NYC for iPad" New York Post 8:38 AM
  • "Mixed bag for far-flung Apple sellers: Predicted demand for the new iPad will move 2.5 million or more iPads this weekend, according to one analyst. It also means long lines and surging sales for far-flung sellers, which are likely to sell out before Apple's better-stocked 363 official outlets." Bloomberg News 8:41 AM
  • "Designers enjoying their bite of Apple" Boston Globe 10:38 AM
  • "New iPad bashed over 'misleading' 4G billing" Crave @ CNET 10:38 AM
  • "What's ahead from Apple in 2012?"  USA Today 8:12 AM
  • "German courts appear inclined to halt one Microsoft-Motorola and another Apple-Samsung lawsuit" Foss Patents 1:09 PM
  • "Apple loses final ITC ruling against Motorola Mobility: preliminary finding of no violation affirmed" Foss Patents 8:37 AM
  • "The Agony and Ecstasy of Mike Daisey" WSJ Blogs 8:13 PM
  • "Artist Changes Apple Show" [Paid Membership Required] 8:28 PM
  • "This American Life 'horrified' at fake claims in Apple iPhone factory Report" Computerworld 8:59 AM
  • "Path, Apple, Facebook named in mobile privacy class-action lawsuit" VentureBeat 5:57 PM
  • "TVE sues Apple over digital Video in iTunes, iOS" Electronista 9:12 AM
  • "Apple Sued for Video Distribution over iTunes Store Network" Patently Apple 9:20 AM
  • "Lawyer: uncaught Goldman Sachs exec leaked Apple, Intel info" Electronista 8:34 AM
  • "2012: The Year Of The Ecosystem – Windows 8 And OS X Mountain Lion" Redmond Pie 8:29 PM
  • "New Mac OS X Malware Discovered, Takes Screenshots And Uploads Them To Unknown Servers Without User's Consent" Redmond Pie 5:58 PM
  • "Apple Adds iCloud Safari Tab Syncing to OS X Mountain Lion Preview 2" MacRumors 8:16 AM
  • "OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion Developer Preview 2 released; asks permission for contact access" The Verge 8:21 AM
  • "Safari 5.1.4: Restores ability to disable native support for display of PDF documents" Betalogue 10:37 AM
  • "OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion Developer Preview 2 Seeded to Developers" MacRumors 3/16
  • "Apple Files for New 'Apple Configurator' Trademark" Patently Apple 3/16
  • "Q&A: MacFixIt Answers/We'll show you how to keep virtual machines and restore iTunes after an OS X installation, and more." CNET Reviews 3/16
  • "How to Increase or Decrease Your Boot Camp Partition Size" iClarified 5:54 PM
  • "How to Remotely Wipe a Mac" OS X Daily 5:54 PM
  • "Undocumented Tip: Quickly scroll to a specific date in Outlook for Mac" OfficeforMacHelp 8:33 AM
  • "FontGenius for Macintosh review: What's that font? You'll never need to wonder again with FontGenius" Macworld UK 3/16
  • "Find and Use Those Crowded Out Menubar Apps [OS X Tips] Cult of Mac 3/16
  • "Getting and setting printer options from the command line for use with lpadmin" Mac OS X Hints 3/16
  • "Activate the Don't Save button in Lion from the keyboard using AppleScript" Mac OS X Hints 3/16
  • "Create ISO Images from the Command Line" OS X Daily 3/16
  • "Free: 40 Visual Effects In A Mac Photo Effects App" McSolo 3/16
  • "Friday Freebie: The 99-cent Mac App That's Got Your Back, Jack (and your front)" Mac 360 3/16
  • "An Easier Way To Manage Your Domain Names On A Mac" NoodleMac 3/16
  • "Keeping Your Mac Clean For Free (where style fails to meet substance)" Mac 360 3/16
  • "Apple Copies Zune Tag Line For iTunes" Techie Buzz 8:28 AM
  • "The Crazy Mac Browser Version Numbering Scheme" TeraTalks 3/16
  • "Mac Pro Users Waiting for Upgrade, Quicken 2007 for Lion Released, Free Menubar Apps, and More" Low End Mac 3/16
Press Releases
  • "The Most Stable and Powerful Bluray Player Software for Mac" prMac 8:13 AM
  • "SecureMac is Hiring Developers" prMac 8:13 AM
  • "Memory Lane Software for the Mac Helps Evernote Users Remember Everything in a Fun and Inspiring Way: Kanda Software Releases Free Mac App" PRWeb 3/16
  • "WPXO 1.1 for Microsoft Office for Mac 2011" prMac 3/16
  • "MaBaSoft Releases World Clock Deluxe 4.7.10" prMac 3/16
  • "Joerg Piringer announces RealBeat 1.5 for Mac OS X" prMac 3/16
General Interest/Potpourri
  • "Survey: iPad 2 second most popular tablet for first-time buyers" AppleTell 1:13 PM
  • "Apple's New iPad Arrives: Tech Weekly Recap" TheStreet 8:44 AM
  • "Game makers embrace the iPad on launch day" VentureBeat 8:32 AM
  • "AT&T loses unlimited data throttling case, forced to pay iPhone owner $935" Digital Trends 5:57 PM
  • "Los Angeles and Orange County iPad 3 Craigslist scalpers get burned" Examiner 5:50 PM
  • "China Restricts Export of Rare-Earth (Video)" M.I.C. Gadget 1:09 PM
  • "New York Times removes fabricated Mike Daisey allegations in Apple Chinese factory story"  AppleInsider 3/16
  • "This American Life Pulls Mike Daisey's Story about Apple's Labor Abuses in China Because Daisey Played Fast and Loose With the Facts" Slog 3/16
  • "Public radio's 'This American Life' retracts Apple story" St. Paul Pioneer Press [Free Registration Required] 3/16
  • "This American Life retracts hugely popular episode on Apple and China: Well-loved radio show This American Life—spawned from station WBEZ right here in Chicago—has some 'difficult news' about one its most popular shows, an episode on Apple and labor conditions in China. The episode 'contained significant fabrications,' writes TAL host Ira Glass today on the show's blog. He is devoting this week's entire episode, called 'Retraction,' to the story." Ars Technica 3/16
  • "Radio show on Apple's Chinese workers is retracted" Reuters 3/16
  • "This American Life retracts episode on Apple and Foxconn" CNET News 3/16
  • "'This American Life' Retracts Episode on Apple's Suppliers in China" New York Times [Free/Paid Registration Required] 3/16
  • "What were the 'falsehoods' in Mike Daisey's Apple show?" Fortune 3/16
  • "Mike Daisy guilty of 'numerous falsehoods" Mac.Blorge 3/16
  • "Overnight iPad Prep Includes Glass Stair Repairs" ifoAppleStore 3/16
  • "Crowds storm stores for Apple's next iPad" USA Today 3/16
  • "Lines for New Apple iPad Down 75%: Report" CNBC 3/16
  • "Apple fans snap up new iPad, but response muted" AFP Relax News 3/16
  • "Crowds — big, but not huge — turn out to buy the newest iPad" Dallas Morning News [Paid Membership Required] 3/16
  • "Crowds gather at Bay Area Apple stores in anticipation of new iPad's release" Silicon Valley 3/16
  • "Apple Store staff outnumber queues as new iPad goes on sale" The Register 3/16
  • "Apple fans snap up new iPad as it hits shelves" Newscore 3/16
  • "Even in Paris, buying an iPad can be an event unto itself" CNET News 3/16
  • "Queueing next to the Paris opera" [Slideshow] CNET News 3/16
  • "iPad debut gets 'warm' reception in Ginza" CNET News 3/16
  • "Apple aficionados line up in Canada as new iPads go on sale" Canadian Press [Free Registration Required] 3/16
  • "Hundreds of Apple Faithful Line up in Tokyo for Launch of New IPad" IDG News Service 3/16
  • "Uncle Sam Lines Up Early For New iPad: Department of the Interior plans to buy 20 new Apple tablets to streamline business operations." InformationWeek 3/16
  • "First Person In The UK To Buy The New iPad In Store Is A Startup Guy" TechCrunch 3/16
  • "Exclusive: Steve Wozniak In Line For IPad 3 At Apple Store (Video)" what's trending 3/16
  • "Wozniak Waits for New iPad in Los Angeles" [Video Report] Associated Press 3/16
  • "Videos: Customers queue for the new iPad around the world" Fortune 3/16
  • "iPads bought, unboxed ahead of US launch; Woz waits patiently in LA (Updated)" TUAW 3/16
  • "Collected Video: the whole world wants an iPad in its hand" Computerworld 3/16
  • "Customers, press amass for launch of Apple's new iPad" AppleInsider 3/16
  • "Lines around the corner for new iPad" CNNMoney 3/16
  • "New iPad Miami Mayhem" iMore 3/16
  • "iPad Goes On Sale, Launch Barely Bruised By Anti-Apple Protest" Wired 3/16
  • "iPad launch draws fans and protesters across the U.S. (gallery)" VentureBeat 3/16
  • "Dozens line up for new iPad at Wal-Mart stores" CNET News 3/16
  • "Walmart Midnight iPad Release Success!" iSource 3/16
  • "3rd Generation iPad Launches Around the World" MacRumors 3/16
  • "iPad: Californians Wait While Others Celebrate" Forbes 3/16
  • "Waiting In Line For The New iPad" BYTE 3/16
  • "Blighty's largest iPad reseller formed in biz gobble deal" Channel Register 3/16
  • "Protesters at iPad launch want Apple to 'think different' on worker treatment" VentureBeat 3/16
  • "Gazelle ups iPad 2 trade-in price, but better deals can be had" CNET News 3/16
  • "New iPad may push AT&T to drop restrictions: Tethering feature in new 4G iPad undoes one more customer-unfriendly carrier policy, in a slow but steady pattern" InfoWorld 3/16
  • "Verizon's new iPad can run over AT&T's 3G data network: The new iPad on Verizon Wireless' 4G LTE network can also run on AT&T's data network when an AT&T SIM card is inserted in the Verizon device, early buyers have found." Computerworld New Zealand 3/16
  • "So you've got a blockbuster iPhone game. Now what?" Fortune 3/16
  • "For Apple, Pressure Builds Over App Store Fraud" New York Times [Free/Paid Registration Required] 3/16
Non-Apple News
  • "Nokia Lumia 610 can double as Wi-Fi hot spot" CNET News 3/16
  • "Fred Amoroso: Is this the man behind Yahoo's patent offensive?" CNET News 3/16
  • "Amazon Sees Further Price Drops in Cloud, Pressuring Microsoft" Bloomberg 3/16
  • "Red Hat pushes out beta of JBoss app update" ZDNet UK 3/16
  • "Marlinspike: Certificates have 'real problems'" ZDNet UK 3/16
  • "Researchers discover 'worrisome' authentication flaws in many online services, sites" ZDNet 3/16
  • "The Hot Spot for the Rising Tech Generation: A bidding war broke out in November when a small house in San Francisco's tightly packed Noe Valley came on the market." [Paid Membership Required] 3/16
  • "SourceForge takes down dodgy Anonymous operating system" V3 3/16
  • "The Elder Scrolls will go massively online" TG Daily 3/16
  • "Neo Geo X announced, celebrates vintage gaming" TG Daily 3/16
  • "Yammer offers bonuses to defecting Yahoo staff" TG Daily 3/16
  • "Tech support scammers target antivirus customers with new tactics: Cold-callers impersonating customer representatives from antivirus companies" Techworld 3/16
  • "Pinterest Revamps Profile Pages: Streamlined Content, Cleaner Interface, New Board Layout" TechCrunch 3/16
  • "LibreOffice Gets a Fresh Update" PCWorld 3/16
  • "Facebook is evaluating 'other options' in case Menlo Park doesn't let it expand" Daily News 3/16
  • "Google TV Adds New International Apps, But It's Still Only Available In U.S." TechCrunch 3/16
  • "Google apps on ICS Android tablets crash more often than others" ZDNet 3/16
  • "Android Phones Will Keep Getting Exploited, Researchers Say" IDG News Service 3/16
  • "Android app developers criticise Google for late payment" BBC 3/16
  • "Forget The New iPad: Here Are The Breakthrough Tech Innovations That Happened On March 16" [Slideshow] Business Insider 3/16
  • "CultCast Special Edition Dives Into New iPad And The Agony Of Mike Daisey" Cult of Mac 6:24 PM
  • "Gene Steinberg meets Jim Dalrymple and Peter Cohen from The Loop, and AppleInsider's Daniel Eran Dilger, this week on The Tech Night Owl LIVE!" The Tech Night Owl LIVE 3/16
  • "iPad Eve, Lytro Camera, Old School Keyboards, NCAA basketball (Podcast)" Insanely Great Mac 3/16
  • "New iPad 32GB + 4G Carries $364.35 Bill of Materials" iSuppli 8:27 AM
  • "New iPad costs more to make, but Apple eats the difference" CNET News 9:19 PM
  • "iPad Unboxing 3: The Video" TUAW 8:33 AM
  • "The New iPad Hands-On & Unboxing To Behold The Retina Display" Apple'n'Apps 8:33 AM
  • "New iPad jailbroken on day one" ZDNet 5:58 PM
  • "Slimmer MacBook Pro in production, say sources" DigiTimes 3/16
  • "Rumor: That Air-Style MacBook Pro You've Been Hearing About? It's In Production" Techland 3/16
  • "Slimmer 13-Inch and 15-Inch MacBook Pros Reportedly in Production" MacRumors 3/16
  • "Apple's slimmer 13- and 15-inch MacBook Pros in production - report" AppleInsider 3/16
  • "Slim MacBook Pro said already in production, no 17-inch seen" Electronista 3/16
  • "Up close and personal: What the new iPad's Retina display looks like under a microscope" The Next Web 3/16
  • "Apple's App Store Highlights Retina Display iPad Apps" The Mac Observer 3/16
  • "New iPad: Everything You Need to Know" Mashable 3/16
  • "Apple's new iPad: Unboxing the third-generation tablet" Los Angeles Times [Paid Membership Required] 3/16
  • "Unboxing meets Pinterest meets the iPad" CNET News 3/16
  • "iPad unboxed: Hands-on photos of Apple's new tablet" Digital Trends 3/16
  • "New iPad Using Same Camera Sensors Found in Older Products" MacRumors 3/16
  • "The New iPad Gets Jailbroken Less Than 24 Hours After Launch" App Advice 3/16
  • "RAM Disks Return, Stretch Battery Life, Muzetto Outback Bag for MacBooks and iPads, and More" Low End Mac 3/16
  • "Further to my March 13th post regarding USB tethering (personal hotspot) problems with iOS 5.1 and iTunes 10.6: I've now solved the mystery of the faulty kernel extension. It turns out that I installed iPhone Configuration Utility 3.5 at the same time as iTunes 10.6, and the faulty driver came from iPhone Configuration Utility. The iTunes 10.6 installer is fine." MacInTouch 9:37 PM
  • "Bugs & Fixes: Troubleshoot Journals in iPhoto for iOS" Macworld 3/16
Price Trackers/Deals
  • "Sky Defenders For iPhone and iPad Is Temporarily Available For Free (Normally $0.99)" Apple Sliced 8:04 AM
  • "The Price is Right Decades HD For iPad Is $0.99 Right Now (Previously $4.99)" Apple Sliced 8:04 AM
  • "Raiding Company For iPhone and iPad Is Free Today (Was $0.99)" Apple Sliced 8:04 AM
  • "PadGadget Daily App Deal – 30 iPad Apps on Sale" PadGadget 8:35 AM
  • "TowerMadness HD For iPad Is Temporarily Available For Free (Normally $7.99), Also Free For iPhone Right Now" Apple Sliced 3/16
  • "Pling Plong 2 For iPhone Is Free Right Now (Previously $0.99)" Apple Sliced 3/16
  • "Charadium II HD For iPad Is Free Today (Was $2.99)" Apple Sliced 3/16
  • "Free on iTunes: 3 Free Avante-Garde Social Tools For iOS" The Mac Observer 3/16
  • "iPad (2012) Prices & Sales" MacPrices 3/16
  • "MacBook Air Prices & Sales" MacPrices 3/16
  • "13" MacBook Pro Prices & Deals" MacPrices 3/16
  • "iPad 3 Buyer's Guide -Best iPad Prices Reviews & Information" MacReviewZone 3/16

  • "New iPad Review: A Sharper Focus for Apple's Tablet/Remarkably high resolution and LTE wireless broadband make the market-dominating tablet even more formidable." Techland 5:50 PM
  • "Apple iPad 3 Review (64GB)" KitGuru 9:13 AM
  • "New iPad: Hands-On First Impressions/After spending several hours using the new iPad, it's evident that Apple's latest tablet is both evolutionary and revolutionary--which makes the upgrade decision a tougher one." InformationWeek 9:18 PM
  • "New iPad not a must-have, but an amazing display" ZDNet 5:58 PM
  • "First Look: New iPad's A Pair Of Stylish Glasses You May Not Need" mocoNews 10:37 AM
  • "iPad vs. Samsung Galaxy Tab/Android multitasking redux" AppleTell 10:56 AM
  • "iPad (3rd Generation) Vs. iPad 2 – Camera Test [Head-to-Head Photos & Videos Comparison] Redmond Pie 8:36 AM
  • "iPad 1 vs. iPad 2 vs. iPad 3: Network Speed Test [Video] iClarified 8:33 AM
  • "Shootout: 2012 'Retina' iPad versus other iPads" Bare Feats 8:28 AM
  • "The New iPad: Beneath a mild-mannered exterior lies a screamingly fast and vivid new iPad. Why the latest from Apple will win millions of new users." Barron's [Subscription Required for Full Article] 10:34 AM
  • "Wacom Intuos5 touch review" Engadget 1:12 PM
  • "Review: Kensington Virtuoso Metro Stylus & Pen for Tablets" Beatweek Magazine 8:05 AM
  • "Apple's new Ipad hands on review: Retina display and quad-core graphics on offer" The Inquirer 3/16
  • "Hands-On With The New iPad and Why To Consider a Wi-Fi Only Model" Forbes 3/16
  • "Tech test drive: New iPad is everything Apple promises - and a little more" St. Paul Pioneer Press [Free Registration Required] 3/16
  • "iPad (3rd generation) vs iPad 2 Video quality test" iDownload Blog 3/16
  • "New iPad vs iPad 2 camera and Video test" Crave @ CNET 3/16
  • "The New Third-Generation iPad [Review] Cult of Mac 3/16
  • "First Impressions With the New iPad [Live] Mashable 3/16
  • "First impressions of my new iPad: it's absolutely gorgeous" ZDNet 3/16
  • "MacMost Now 684: A Close Look At the New iPad" MacMost 3/16
  • "Apple iPad hands-on" BGR 3/16
  • "Full HD, AirPlay, New Interface Makes New Apple TV A Good Buy" MacNews 3/16
  • "Western Digital My Passport Studio 1TB" Macworld 3/16
  • "Elgato's Thunderbolt SSD drive delivers speed, sticker shock: When it comes to external SSDs, speed costs" Computerworld 3/16
  • "Review: Seagate GoFlex Thunderbolt adapter" MacNN 3/16
  • "The iFilm Lets You Set Up Your iPhone Camera Anywhere Your Tripod Can't Go" PCWorld 3/16
  • "Garmin ANT+ Adapter For IPhone Will Keep You Accountable" MacNews 3/16
  • "Rock Out With the Rokbed v3 iPhone Case" Wired 3/16
iPad/iPhone/iPod touch Apps
  • "Perfect Your Photos with Adobe's Photoshop Touch" PadGadget 10:37 AM
  • "On-the-Spot Details About Stores Near You" New York Times [Free/Paid Registration Required] 9:19 PM
  • "Paper Camera for iPhone and iPad Updated to Version 2.0" eXtensions 10:33 AM
  • "Catch up on your reading with beautiful fonts and Retina graphics with Instapaper for iPhone and iPad" iMore 8:29 PM
  • "Instapaper Is Now Equipped With iPad Retina Graphics And New Reading Fonts" App Advice 8:35 AM
  • "Catapult Explosive Fruits And Vegetables At Your Enemies In Picnic Wars HD" App Advice 8:36 AM
  • "Zombies, Run for iOS turns your workout into a real-life action adventure game" ZDNet 5:58 PM
  • "iMovie for iPhone and iPad review" iMore 3/16
  • "Pages for iPhone and iPad review" iMore 3/16
  • "Dolphin Browser for iPad Review" Mac|Life 3/16
  • "Scribbeo Review: App is rough but useful image and Video notation tool" Macworld 3/16
  • "Gifmator: Quick Production of Animated GIFs on iOS Devices" eXtensions 3/16
  • "Core Dump: Making Music" Wired 3/16
  • "Flight Control Rocket Review: Flight Control Rocket is a sequel to Firemint's original iOS smash hit, that takes the path management gameplay and takes it into space." 148Apps 3/16
  • "The Island – Castaway Review: Casual adventure gaming with this fetch quest focused game." 148Apps 3/16
  • "How to turn on and use Siri-like Dictation on your new iPad" iMore 6:23 PM
  • "How to post a Video to YouTube or Facebook from your new iPad" iMore 1:13 PM
  • "Add Push Notifications To Sparrow For iPhone Using BoxCar [How-To] Cult of Mac 3/16
  • "How To Get Started With Your New iPad — The Right Way [Setup Guide] Cult of Mac 3/16
  • "Ask Engadget: Best Mac Mini carrying case?" Engadget 9:42 PM
  • "Giving your former iPad to a spouse or family member: the quick guide" TUAW 9:41 PM
  • "Fix iOS Apps Stuck on 'Waiting...' During Download & Install" OS X Daily 5:54 PM
  • "Which accessories work with the new iPad?" Macworld 1:13 PM
  • "Trade in your old iPad for the new iPad at Target" AppleTell 10:37 AM
  • "Are iPad 2 Cases Compatible With the New iPad?" PadGadget 8:37 AM
  • "What you need to know about the new iPad" GigaOM 8:24 AM
  • "Get started with your new iPad: Everything you need to know about upgrading to Apple's newest iPad" Macworld 3/16
  • "Can I keep my unlimited data plan with the new 4G LTE iPad?" CNET News 3/16
  • "How to get the best price selling your used iPad" Macworld 3/16
  • "Verizon iPad 4G vs AT&T iPad 4G – Which to buy?" Shelly Palmer 3/16
  • "iPad vs. iPad: Which 4G tablet should you choose?" GigaOM 3/16
  • "Is the iPad helping women read erotic books?" CNET News 9:26 PM
  • "Some people don't have a clue as to why they need the new iPad: Do consumers really understand why they need the new thing from Apple? No, they don't, in many cases." CNET News 9:21 PM
  • "So did the new iPad sell out or didn't it? Some reports suggest there are plenty of new iPads still in stores. Does that mean the new product isn't selling so well? Or does it mean Apple made a few more, just in case?" CNET News 9:19 PM
  • "What Chinese Heirs May Share With Steve Jobs's Son Reed" Forbes 9:12 PM
  • "Old Mac of the Month: the Intel iMac" 512 Pixels 8:13 PM
  • "The iPad Wins Because Android Tablet Apps Suck: An Illustrated Guide/Do Android tablet apps really suck? Yes. Yes, they do. We take a close look, and provide examples."  PC Magazine 5:54 PM
  • "Gawker Staffers Can't Tell iPad 2 From Apple's New iPad" PC Magazine 5:52 PM
  • "Mike Daisey Says His Show Is 'True' Even If It's Not True" TechCrunch 8:55 PM
  • "Why Didn't Apple Sue Mike Daisey?" Forbes 8:28 PM
  • "I'm Sorry, Apple!" ["In relaying some details reported by Mike Daisey that have turned out to be lies, I was unfair to Apple and our readers. I'm sorry about that."]  Business Insider 5:51 PM
  • "Is your new iPad getting a little hot under the corner?" iMore 1:13 PM
  • "New iPad keyboard case update" ZDNet 1:10 PM
  • "Ten apps every iPad user should own" Macworld 10:37 AM
  • "The Macalope Weekly: Schools of thought" Macworld 10:37 AM
  • "The Mike Daisey scandal in a nutshell" rc3 8:25 AM
  • "In Defence of Mike Daisey Over Apple and Foxconn" Forbes 8:21 AM
  • "Retina apps on iPad: don't call it fragmentation, but do call it a hassle" The Verge 3/16
  • "iPad launch day: Where are all the sell-outs?" BGR 3/16
  • "Infinity Blade Is Just Getting Started With the iPad's Retina Display" Mashable 3/16
  • "Apple fanboys turn pro: Even more sponsorships, marketing giveaways, and hired runners wormed their way into the iPad lines today, increasingly clouding what had been the domain of gadget enthusiasts." CNET News 3/16
  • "Unsustainable Design: Apple's Perpetuation of 'Throw-Away' Culture"  YouTube: iFixit 3/16
  • "Three Ways We Hoped The iPad Would Be Better (But Wasn't)"  iFixit 3/16
  • "MacOS KenDensed: MacOS KenDensed: Apple, iPhones & Investigation-palooza" The Mac Observer 3/16
  • "Why the new iPad's resolution is irrelevant to HDTVs" CNET Reviews 3/16
  • "The new iPad: first impressions from Japan's launch" ZDNet 3/16
  • "Why Apple Store Employees Won't 'Sell' You an iPad [Video] Forbes 3/16
  • "Time for Apple to end the Android patent wars" V3 3/16
  • "Verizon iPad running with AT&T SIM installed" TUAW 3/16
  • "Watch Out Apple iTV, Cisco Going For The Kill" Forbes 3/16
  • "IT's Apple problem is not Apple's problem: Even today, IT managers complain that Apple won't give it a three-year plan. No wonder Apple ignores IT" InfoWorld 3/16
  • "What Regis McKenna told Steve Jobs in the wake of iPhone 4 antenna gate" Edible Apple 3/16
  • "Meet Jean And His Brand New iPad" TechCrunch 3/16
  • "Do Shorter Lines Mean iPad Demand Is Collapsing? Not So Fast" Forbes 3/16
  • "New iPad: Celebrities wait like everyone else" Tech.Blorge 3/16
  • "The Macalope Daily: Just say no" Macworld [Insider Content] 3/16
  • "iPad 3 disappointment for me as a photographer" Ars Technica 3/16
  • "When will the iPad replace desktops?" ZDNet 3/16
  • "Why Wait in Line for a New iPad? To See the Future of Media--Now" Forbes 3/16
  • "Apple rejected this app because it is too much like Siri" 9 to 5 Mac 3/16
  • "With iPad, has Apple won the enterprise?" CFOworld 3/16
  • "iOS Password-Keeping Apps Have Minor Weakness" TidBITS 3/16
  • "How Your iPod Contains $8 Billion" Gizmodo 3/16
  • "Yeah, Two Years and the iPad is Still Pretty Much A Consumption Device" The Small Wave 3/16
  • "What Would You Do With All Of Apple's $100-billion In Cash?" PixoBebo 3/16
  • "Opinion: Imagining Nokia's iPad-destroying Windows 8 tablet" Digital Trends 5:50 PM
  • "Dell Exec Trashes iPad In Business Amid New iPad Launch" Cult of Mac 3/16
  • "Nokia, RIM Rank Lowest In Smartphone Satisfaction" InformationWeek 3/16
  • "HDFS and file system wanderlust" ZDNet 3/16
  • "Dear Hyper-V fans, I'll take that apology now." ZDNet 3/16
  • "Ridiculously High-Priced 'Neo Geo X' Handheld Announced for Some Reason" Techland 3/16
  • "How Facebook Got Its Green Back" TechCrunch 3/16
  • "At SXSW, nerds geek out over their favorite eats" MSNBC 3/16
  • "Why software patents are evil: Yahoo's action against Facebook reminds us why most open source developers hate software patents -- and what one community has done about them" InfoWorld 3/16
  • "Innorobo 2012: The latest developments in robot research" [Slideshow] BBC 3/16
  • "Hard Drive Shortage Easing; Price Hikes Could Reverse" Forbes 3/16
  • "Yahoo, Facebook and the wisdom of Shakespeare" Washington Post [Free Registration Required] 3/16
  • "Q&A: Promoting the Little Printer" Washington Post [Free Registration Required] 3/16
  • "Walmart Supports Ultraviolet; Now The Ball Is In Apple's Court" MacNews 3/16
  • "So dad, how do you like the iPad we got you?" Wimp 3/16
Press Releases/Products/Public Relations
  • "See The World Like Never Before - In Full iPad Retina Display" App Advice 8:28 PM
  • "The Week in iPad Cases: Four square" Macworld 10:56 AM
  • "Here Are The Best iPhone And iPad Apps You Missed This Week" Business Insider 10:35 AM
  • "Instapaper updates to 4.1, adds Retina support, fonts" MacNN 8:37 AM
  • "Three Untethered Jailbreak 'Methods' Available For iOS 5.1 And iPad 3" Redmond Pie 8:36 AM
  • "Time Warner Cable brings 26 local NYC channels to iOS app, website" Engadget 8:35 AM
  • "Social Networking in a new mobile software era" prMac 8:13 AM
  • "London Olympics Countdown for iPhone" prMac 8:13 AM
  • "Tiny Mobile bets on Ace Slot Casino to win Apple's App Store" prMac 8:13 AM
  • "Rebel Drone Announces Exciting Original Domino Game for the iOS Platform" prMac 8:13 AM
  • "Mercury Learning releases third speed learning children's game for iPad" prMac 8:13 AM
  • "Learn how to cook with a wok for a low price this March with Wok Recipes" prMac 8:13 AM
  • "iPhone Movie App Connects Film Fanatics Around The Globe" prMac 8:13 AM
  • "Holy Retina Batman: 529 Apps Have Already Been Updated For The New iPad" App Advice 3/16
  • "Photos: New iPad sleeve from Grove wraps it up in wool felt and bamboo" Digital Trends 3/16
  • "Star Walk and Solar Walk updated for the new iPad Retina display" TUAW 3/16
  • "EA announces three games ready for the new iPad" CNET Reviews 3/16
  • "Nocs releases AirPlay-compatible powered speakers" CNET News 3/16
  • "Best screen protectors for iPad 3: Looking for a screen protector for your third-generation iPad? With only a handful worth considering, here are CNET's top choices. All of these screen protectors also work with the iPad 2." CNET News 3/16
  • "10Rate Announces its Top 10 Best Tablets for 2012 | Apple, Toshiba and Blackberry Win Awards for Quality, Value and Budget" PRWeb 3/16
  • "Telstra to Offer New iPad in Australia on March 16" PRWeb 3/16
  • "New Brass Knuckles iPhone Case Design by Nukles: Blending fashion and function with one of the latest, edgiest trends." PRWeb 3/16
  • "ZAGG Introduces Updated ZAGGfolio Colors and Designs for New iPad Exclusively at AT&T Stores Nationwide" Business Wire 3/16
  • "BoxWave® Releases the Nuovo iPad Case™ for the New iPad®" Business Wire 3/16
  • "NBC Taps Brightcove App Cloud for First-Ever Emmy Screener iPad App, NBCU Screen It" Business Wire 3/16
  • "10 Best Beer Apps for St. Patrick's Day" Mashable 3/16
  • "Hulk Smashes iOS with Origin Comic" 148Apps 3/16
  • "Gameloft games for iPad on sale for 99 cents" CNET Reviews 3/16
  • "Top 20 best Retina display ready iPad apps" iPad.Blorge 3/16
  • "10 Classy Cases for Your New iPad" [Slideshow] Mashable 3/16
  • " Turns Your iPhone Into a Broadcasting Radio Station" Lifehacker 3/16
  • "Accessorize your new iPad: Got a new iPad? Here's a quick guide to some of the best accessories." Macworld 3/16
  • "Bloggers can post pictures from their iPhone's Camera+ straight to WordPress" Digital Trends 3/16
  • "Which apps are ready for the new iPad?" BetaNews 3/16
  • "30 Best Apps for Apple's New iPad: The new iPad's just a paperweight without apps. Here are 30 of our favorites, from cheapest to priciest." Techland 3/16
  • "Top 10 Must Have Productivity Apps for Your New iPad" PadGadget 3/16
  • "Top Ten iPad Games to Download on Your New iPad" PadGadget 3/16
  • "Sky Sports for iPad 2.0 launches with live TV streaming, F1 Race Control companion" Engadget 3/16
  • "Coco Loco tops iPhone Games of the Week" Appolicious 3/16
  • "The First iPad Exit Poll: Disappointing turn-out for 'The new iPad' at Apple's Flagship Store" PRWeb UK 3/16
  • "PersonalJesus: The Gospel of Christ alive on every mobile phone on earth" prMac 3/16
  • "Blocks World - New Anagram Solving Game for iOS Devices" prMac 3/16
  • "Brainium optimizes catalog for new iPad's retina display" prMac 3/16
  • "Action Sticker HD - KidsJobs: Multi-Sensory Learning Game Explores Jobs" prMac 3/16
  • "iOS game Dash Race is celebrating its first birthday - Save up to 66%" prMac 3/16
  • "WaterField Designs Introduces the Muzetto Outback for the New iPad" prMac 3/16
  • "Slidevana Launches New Keynote Template for Mac, iPad, and iPhone" prMac 3/16
  • "MassLight Updates Reverse Lobotomy Foreign Language School" prMac 3/16
  • "Marware announces new ENCORE line of cases for the new iPad" prMac 3/16
  • "Gothic Masquerade HD: A Spooky Pick-Up-And-Play Hidden Object iPad Game" prMac 3/16
  • "Fight viruses on iPhone with a free version of mind-bending puzzle game" prMac 3/16
  • "Craig Hinrichs Releases Star Catch 2.0 Game For iOS Devices" prMac 3/16
  • "Color Breaker - Totally Free Block Game for iPhone and iPad" prMac 3/16
  • "Apimac releases the new generation of Self Timer for iPhone" prMac 3/16
  • "Large Fruit Collider 1.0 for iOS-Fruit Accelerator Enables Core Research" prMac 3/16
  • "BloBox 1.0 for iOS - 3D Scroller, Infinite Maze with Blob in a Box" prMac 3/16
  • "Pangea Releases Air Wings for iOS" prMac 3/16
  • "PoopTime 2.0 for iOS - Track Money Earned on Work Restroom Breaks" prMac 3/16
  • "iRetroPhone with SyncCharger" iFazz 3/16
Computer Industry
  • "Dell sees room to challenge Apple in tablets" Reuters 8:43 AM
  • "Dell plans Windows 8 tablet to challenge the iPad" Reuters 8:44 AM
  • "Tablet gauntlet: Dell preparing an iPad-killer based on Windows 8?" DailyBhaskar 8:43 AM
  • "Lenovo Might Set Off Windows 8 Tablet Revolution" Device Magazine 8:44 AM
  • "Lenovo aims to launch world's first Windows 8 tablet" Crave @ CNET 8:43 AM
  • "Imagining Nokia's iPad-destroying Windows 8 tablet" Digital Trends 8:24 AM
  • "Design chief says Nokia is planning to re-enter the tablet market" ZDNet 8:54 AM
  • "District: Still no done deal with Dell/Dubuque schools seek a technology partner, but all has not gone smoothly in previous work with the company." Telegraph Herald 8:45 AM
  • "Ex-Microsoft employee launches 'fixing Windows 8' campaign" PCWorld 8:54 AM
  • "Microsoft: Don't hate on IE 10/Microsoft says in combo with Windows 8 touch, the browser has a lot of useful features" Network World 8:53 AM
  • "Microsoft: Hating on Internet Explorer is so two years ago" Seattle Times 10:38 AM
  • "Think Internet Explorer Is Bad? The Next One Will Be Way Better — And Worse" Business Insider 8:36 AM
  • "Does one bad apple spoil Microsoft's vulnerability sharing program?" ZDNet 5:57 PM
  • "No New XBox 'Anytime Soon,' Says Microsoft" AllThingsD 1:12 PM
  • "Microsoft reiterates no new Xbox hardware announcements at E3 2012" It's All Tech 5:54 PM
  • "Analysts worry that something's amiss at Oracle" Reuters 8:47 AM
  • "Former Vertica CEO Chris Lynch Leaves HP" CRN 8:48 AM
  • "Clemson researchers show how to print cells with your classic HP inkjet" The Verge 8:21 AM
  • "Tech firms rejecting job applicants based on their social media profile: IBM this week handed graduates advice on how to responsibly manage their online presence" Computerworld UK 8:50 AM
  • "IBM user group: 75% of companies aren't collecting social media information" Network World 8:50 AM
  • "Video: Intel Ultrabook Temptations" IntoMobile 8:52 AM
  • "Are Yahoo's patents strong enough to topple Facebook?" Ars Technica 1:12 PM
  • "The Longform Guide to Early Computing: As the new iPad debuts, a look back at the greatest stories ever written about the first computers." Slate 8:41 AM
  • "Will This $5 Billion Bet Pay Off for This Tech Giant?" The Motley Fool 8:22 AM
  • "U.S. regulators probe Google privacy breach - report" Reuters 9:13 AM
Finances (Click heading for current Apple Stock price.)
Apple News
  • "The Bear Case for Apple's Stock" Forbes 5:50 PM
  • "Apple's Stock Run Is Really Starting To Freak People Out" Business Insider 8:36 AM
  • "Was This Apple's Best Week Ever?" Mashable 8:17 AM
  • "Apple bigger than entire retail sector: The company's market value beats out the entire sector. How long until it's worth more than every other stock combined?" MSN Money 3/16
  • "How Can Apple Reach A $2 Trillion Market Cap In 2016?" Seeking Alpha 3/16
  • "UBS: iPad Buzz is Nice, But iPhone 5 is Apple's Secret Weapon" FOXBusiness 3/16
  • "With new iPad out, Apple losses lead tech action" MarketWatch 3/16
  • "Will Apple Shares Continue Above $600?" [Video Report] MarketWatch 3/16
  • "How Much Is Apple Worth? It touched $600 on Thursday, still cheap if the company can keep up its torrid growth. If." [Paid Membership Required] 3/16
  • "Apple: UBS Ups Target to $675, Oppenheimer to $700, Raise Estimates" Barron's 3/16
  • "Apple's run puts question to Wall Street: Analysts unlikely to downgrade as stock passes targets" MarketWatch 3/16
  • "Aussie iPad Rush Too Late For Apple Shares" WSJ Blogs 3/16
  • "Apple's New iPad: Chip Winners and Losers" TheStreet 3/16
  • "New Apple iPad Semiconductor Investment Plays" Forbes 3/16
Industry News
  • "Tech stocks close day with mixed results" MarketWatch 3/16
  • "U.S. stock indexes end 2.4% up for week: Consumer confidence drops in March; consumer prices rise in Feb." MarketWatch 3/16
  • "Dow's Winning Streak in Jeopardy on Mixed Data" FOXBusiness 3/16
  • "Stocks Finish Mixed on Consumer Sentiment Disappointment" TheStreet 3/16
  • "Stocks close mixed at the end of a strong week" CNNMoney 3/16
  • "Stocks End Strong Week on Flat Note" [Paid Membership Required] 3/16
  • "Stocks to open higher after inflation report" CNNMoney 3/16
  • "Canadian stocks extend gains on BCE-Astral deal" MarketWatch 3/16
  • "Asian Shares End Mixed" [Paid Membership Required] 3/16
  • "Asia Stocks Fall, Pare Week's Gain, as Valuations at 2010 Levels" Bloomberg 3/16
  • "Asia Markets: Asia markets mostly down; Shanghai, Tokyo rise/Japan stocks clinch 6th weekly gain; Shanghai suffers weekly drop" MarketWatch 3/16
  • "French, German Stocks Extend Streak to 8: European stock markets notched gains for the week, boosted on Friday by financial and resource shares." [Paid Membership Required] 3/16
  • "European Stocks Rise for a Fourth Day as Subsea 7, Insurers Gain" Bloomberg 3/16
  • "Europe Markets: Banks, miners push Europe stocks to weekly gain/Paris, London and Frankfurt benchmarks all show Friday advances" MarketWatch 3/16
  • "Most active Nasdaq-traded stocks: Nasdaq's 10 most active stocks at 1 p.m." Associated Press 3/16
  • "Midday Glance: Computer companies/Computer companies shares mixed at 1 p.m." Associated Press 3/16

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