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MacSurfer's Archive: Tuesday, April 3, 2012
 

 

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Tuesday Highlights: Apple's earnings being cheered by Wall Street analysts, but Barbara Kollmeyer wonders if "Apple's stock price [is] nearing its peak"; Jay Yarow at Business Insider calls the iPhone "a miracle", MacDailyNews disagrees, says "it's perfectly explainable"; either way you slice it, the latest iPhone 6 models have made a strong debut, while iPad sales have slowed; Tim Cook explains iPad decline, as well as the tablet's bright future; iCloud hack blamed on China, country denies involvement; OS X Yosemite experiences from readers at MacInTouch; Macworld offers a bottom-line suggestion as to whether or not you should upgrade to the new OS X; eXtensions reviews Desktop & Screensaver changes in Yosemite; iMore calculates "price of progress" with Handoff, Continuity in Yosemite; CNET points to new report calling the Apple Watch the "most exciting wearable on the horizon"; Apple Pay officially in the retail wild today, 9to5Mac lists where you can use it, Mashable, the AP, and AppleInsider review the new service; Digital Photography Review takes iPhone 6 Plus camera for an extensive test/review; iFixit has a teardown of the new Mac mini, and rob-ART Morgan, the "Mad Scientist" at Bare Feats posts his preliminary performance analysis of the new Retina iMac; PC Magazine article opines on why the new iMac matters...and why it doesn't.

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Apple/Macintosh
  • "Apple has an obligation to solve America's problems"  CNN 2:26 PM
  • "Munster: How Apple becomes the first $1 trillion company"  Fortune 8:20 AM
  • "Wall Street expects Apple to become the world's first $1 trillion company" iDownload Blog 8:56 AM
  • "Apple-mania spreads, Piper Jaffray sees $1,000 stock" Reuters 5:26 PM
  • "Apple iPhone, iPad sales higher than expected, says analyst: Looking for sales to beat expectations, J.P. Morgan has increased its forecast for both the iPhone and iPad for the first quarter of the year."  CNET News 8:20 AM
  • "EU probes Motorola after Microsoft, Apple complaints"  Reuters 8:36 AM
  • "Dutch consumer group unsatisfied with Apple's updated warranty policy, may sue"  The Next Web 8:37 AM
  • "Q2 FY12 Earnings Release: Apple plans to conduct a conference call to discuss financial results of its second fiscal quarter on Tuesday, April 24, 2012 at 2:00 p.m. PT" Apple Investor Relations 8:15 AM
OS X
News
  • "Vectorworks Cloud Services officially announced" Architosh 5:20 PM
  • "32-bit Kernel Core 2 Duo Macs Can Run 64-bit OS X" Low End Mac 10:16 AM
  • "More on Air Display and OS X Lion HiDPI Support with New iPad" Mac|Life 9:48 AM
AppleCare/Troubleshooting
  • "How To check for and disable Java in OS X: Java used to be deeply embedded in OS X, but in recent versions of the OS it's an optional install. Here is How To check to see if it is installed, and How To disable or remove it." MacFixIt 6:27 PM
  • "Apple pushes out Java security update" AppleInsider 6:47 PM
  • "Alan Newman mentioned that iCal does not handle Daylight Savings Time correctly. I also live in Arizona and experienced the same iCal and iPhone Calendar event time problems when Daylight Savings went into effect. Some events changed and some didn't. There are several 'time zone' settings that need to be set and the interaction between them all is not very clear.: There is the OS X system setting (Date and Time), there is the top iCal setting, there is an event time zone setting. On the iPhone there is a Settings time zone, a 'clock' time zone, and then there is also event time zones. Keeping all these consistent across platforms is difficult, especially with time updating set to Auto on the iPhone (which lets the cell carrier update the time *and* time zone). The solution, since Apple can't seem to get it right, is to abolish DST. It wastes energy and is no longer applicable or desired by many people." MacInTouch 12:19 PM
Reviews/How-To/Tips
  • "SecureMac PrivacyScan review: PrivacyScan deletes data that could compromise your security. Permanently" Macworld UK 12:09 PM
  • "Sync iCloud to Dropbox" TUAW 9:07 AM
  • "Apple's invisible aesthete emerging from Jobs' shadow" 9 to 5 Mac [Paid Membership Required] 2:20 PM
  • "Loop Recording: Managing Takes and Playlists in Pro Tools 10" macProVideo 2:20 PM
  • "Syncing Lossless tracks to iPod as AAC files Article" iLounge 12:04 PM
  • "Customize shortcuts for Mission Control, Dashboard" Macworld 12:09 PM
  • "See What Your Network Traffic Is Like Using the Terminal [OS X Tips] Cult of Mac 8:51 AM
  • "How To Tinker With Your Mac For Free (there's an app for that)" NoodleMac 7:45 AM
  • "Yet Another Easy Way To Run Windows Or Linux On Your Mac (this one is free)" BohemianBoomer 7:45 AM
  • "How Many Ways Can You Backup Your Mac's Email (and iTunes, and iPhoto, and Documents, And Address Book)?" Mac 360 7:45 AM
  • "12 Ways To Love Yet Another Mac Photo Editing App" McSolo 7:45 AM
  • "The Easiest Free Way Ever To Copy Files From One Mac To Another Mac" TeraTalks 7:44 AM
Op/Ed
  • "Apple holds the master decryption key when it comes to iCloud security, privacy" Ars Technica 7:00 PM
  • "Mac malware increased 1000%' Says who, Intego?" FairerPlatform 9:13 AM
Press Releases
  • "SubRosaSoft.com Inc. Releases MacLockPick 3.0" SubRosaSoft 12:13 PM
  • "Tension Software announces Private Contact 3.0 for OS X" Tension Software 11:59 AM
  • "SUGARfx Punchline Titles And Transitions For Final Cut Pro X" SUGARfx 11:58 AM
  • "Accordance is now approved by Apple and released in the Mac App Store." Accordance 11:15 AM
  • "Parallels Desktop for Mac Wins About.com Reader's Choice Awards" About 9:14 AM
  • "CCleaner for Mac comes out of beta, fixes bugs" MacNN 8:51 AM
  • "Using Mac OS X Lion Server: Managing Mac Services at Home and Office" O'Reilly 8:41 AM
  • "Alice Dev Team Reinvents the Mac Accelerator - FastComputer Application" prMac 8:48 AM
  • "Log Leech for iPhone and iPad Announced; Mac version updated to 1.5" prMac 7:51 AM
  • "Winclone 3.0 for OS X - Image, Move, Resize Boot Camp Partition" prMac 7:51 AM
  • "iCurrency Lie for OSX: View Currency Rates in OSX menu/status bar" prMac 7:51 AM
General Interest/Potpourri
  • "iOS devices bring Apple $576.3, Androids cash in only $3.5 to Google"  phoneArena 8:44 AM
  • "iPhone sales higher than all other smartphones combined" Yahoo! News 2:26 PM
  • "The best way to unlock your AT&T iPhone may be through Tim Cook's office" 9 to 5 Mac 2:24 PM
  • "Biographer summarises Steve Jobs' leadership lessons: Steve Jobs' biographer Walter Isaacson is offering 10 leadership tips based on the lessons of Steve Jobs"  Macworld UK 8:39 AM
  • "iPhone users 'significantly more likely to use WiFi' than Android users: ComScore study reveals 3G WiFi usage of smartphones across the UK and America" Macworld UK 8:43 AM
  • "iPhone Owners Twice as Likely to Use Wi-Fi Than Android Owners [Study] Mashable 12:01 PM
  • "Not just iPhone, but iPad too uses Wi-Fi more often" GigaOM 12:02 PM
  • "New iPad Owners Weigh In On Apple's Latest Apple Tablet – ChangeWave Survey" MacPrices 11:59 AM
  • "iPhone & Android Gain Marketshare Through February" The Mac Observer 2:00 PM
  • "iOS 6 maps image 'leaked': The 'leaked' image could just be from iPhoto, as it's watercolour style would suggest" Macworld UK 8:42 AM
  • "Facebook logins easily slurped from iOS, Android kit: Team Zuck working on slapping crypto into mobile app" The Register 10:15 AM
  • "Path Starts Anonymizing User Data Following Privacy Debacle" PC Magazine 11:14 AM
  • "RIM Evolves Its Server Software To Manage iPhones, Android Devices" AllThingsD 8:52 AM
  • "iPad app that lets mute kids speak menaced by patent lawsuit" The Register 12:00 PM
  • "Kutcher thinks Steve Jobs role was meant for him, film script called 'award worthy'" AppleInsider 6:47 PM
  • "The Woz is Glad Ashton Kutcher Will Play Steve Jobs" The Mac Observer 6:27 PM
  • "Who Should Play Woz to Ashton Kutcher's Steve Jobs?" Time 8:57 AM
  • "Ashton Kutcher to play late Apple founder Steve Jobs in upcoming biopic" Washington Post [Free Registration Required] 8:56 AM
  • "iPad as Performance Device at Cannes" Wired 12:24 PM
Non-Apple News
  • "US Patent Office Close to Approving Google's Trusted Store Mark" Patent Bolt 2:00 PM
  • "Google Breaks Ground In New Data Center in Taiwan" Patent Bolt 2:00 PM
  • "BlackBerry Mobile Fusion allows IT managers to detect jailbreaks, roots" Washington Post [Free Registration Required] 12:37 PM
  • "Programmable 'smart sand' can assume any shape" ZDNet 12:20 PM
  • "AT&T Faces Possible Walkout" WSJ.com [Paid Membership Required] 12:09 PM
  • "Galaxy Nexus LTE leaked to be hitting Sprint April 22" TG Daily 11:53 AM
  • "Splashy Times Square event planned for Nokia's Lumia 900 launch" Seattle Times 11:18 AM
  • "Adobe Releases Open Source Malware Classification Tool" IDG News Service 11:08 AM
  • "Samsung Delays Galaxy Tab 2 Launch Until End of April" IDG News Service 11:07 AM
  • "Former Packeteer CEO brings startup, Pertino, out of the garage" Silicon Valley 10:32 AM
  • "Hitachi releases first enterprise-class 4TB hard drive: The new Ultrastar drive has four different power settings" Computerworld 10:30 AM
  • "Amazon Tests in-App Purchase Service to Challenge Apple, Google" Bloomberg 10:22 AM
  • "Sony to bring Google TV to Europe: Google TV will be coming to Europe this September, two years after the little loved web telly service was launched in the States." Register Hardware 11:58 AM
  • "Google Maps adds alerts for Tube delays" ZDNet UK 12:22 PM
  • "Google Wallet's Co-Founding Engineer Jumps Ship for Square" PC Magazine 11:04 AM
  • "'Eyes' of Google's Self-Driving Car May Bust Crooks" PC Magazine 11:04 AM
  • "Amazon could launch up to 4 tablets this year with shipments of 20M" VentureBeat [Free Registration Required] 9:47 AM
  • "Yahoo dissidents launch web site, Facebook page" MarketWatch 9:46 AM
  • "Antitrust: Commission opens proceedings against Motorola" Europa 11:15 AM
Publications/Podcasts
  • "Ashton Kutcher as Steve Jobs? Tactile Pro 3 Mechanical Keyboard Review from Matias" Insanely Great Mac 8:19 AM
Hardware/Software
  • "Foxconn Recruiter Fuels the iPhone 5's June Launch Rumors"  Kotaku 8:43 AM
  • "Digitimes Research: New iPad did not impact notebook shipments in March" DigiTimes 11:14 AM
  • "Foxconn employee manning this booth likely doesn't know when Apple will start selling the next iPhone" 9 to 5 Mac 8:56 AM
  • "Apple Might Become the Second-largest Shareholder of Hon Hai (aka Foxconn)" M.I.C. Gadget 5:21 PM
  • "Apple's new iPad Shines: The tech-giant Apple Inc. proved its popularity yet again as the Consumer Reports' list adjudged the 'new iPad' to be number one in the tablet market. Apple won over the allegations of the third generation 4G enabled device emitting excess heat to snatch the top rank." Zacks 8:31 AM
  • "Apple seen starting 15-inch MacBook Pro production mid-April" Electronista 2:25 PM
  • "Happy 2nd birthday, original iPad!" iMore 12:08 PM
Granted Apple Patents
  • "Apple Wins Patents for iOS Cameras & Wireless Synchronization" Patently Apple 8:17 AM
  • "Apple secures 17 patents, including wireless sync" CNET News 12:57 PM
  • "Apple Patents Involve Cameras, Microphone In IOS Devices" MacNews 8:18 AM
  • "Apple Eyeing 'Beamforming' Audio For An 'ITV'?" MacNews 8:18 AM
AppleCare/Helps
  • "Xserve (Early 2008), Lion Server: LOM interface may not be available on Ethernet" Apple Support 10:55 PM
Price Trackers/Deals
  • "Triple Entendre For iPhone and iPad Is Temporarily Available For Free (Normally $0.99)" Apple Sliced 8:57 AM
  • "Snappers HD For iPad Is Free Right Now (Previously $0.99), The iPhone Version Is Also Free" Apple Sliced 8:57 AM
  • "Hungry Rabbit For iPhone and iPad Is Free Today (Was $0.99)" Apple Sliced 8:57 AM
  • "iPad (2012) Prices & Sales" MacPrices 7:45 AM
  • "MacBook Air Prices & Sales" MacPrices 7:45 AM
  • "iPod touch Prices & Sales" MacPrices 7:45 AM
  • "iPad 3 Buyer's Guide -Best iPad Prices Reviews & Information" MacReviewZone 1:59 PM
  • "Apple Time Capsule Buyer's Guide -Up to $59 Off Currently Shipping Models" MacReviewZone 1:59 PM
  • "Mac Compatible Printers... Prices Range From $50 To $700" MacReviewZone 1:59 PM

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Reviews/How-To/Tutorials/Tips
Reviews
  • "Apple new iPad vs iPad 2 head to head review: We test whether the new iPad is worth the upgrade" The Inquirer 12:10 PM
  • "Two years with the iPad" TUAW 9:07 AM
  • "Mac Companion Hard Drive Review" Mac|Life 5:21 PM
  • "Hands-on: Griffin IntelliCase with new iPad" Electronista 3:57 PM
  • "Mobee Magic Bar" ["The Mobee Magic Bar replaces the AA batteries that power your Apple Wireless Keyboard or Magic Trackpad with a rechargeable battery pack that offers inductive charging."] CNET Reviews 3:52 PM
  • "Wacom Bamboo Stylus review: The Bamboo Stylus from Wacom extends the graphics tablet brand to the iPad with some success." Macworld UK 8:56 AM
  • "Trust Stylus Pen review: Shorter than your average pen, the Trust Stylus Pen has a rubberised tip that interacts with your device without the need for too much pressure" Macworld UK 8:56 AM
  • "Studio Neat Cosmonaut review: The Cosmonaut was born out of the desire to create a great stylus that didn't try to replicate the feel of pen on paper" Macworld UK 8:56 AM
  • "Ballistic Universal Sport Rugged Pouch a protective holster-case for iPhone 4/4S" Macworld 9:07 AM
  • "Reviews: SwitchEasy CoverBuddy for iPad 2/iPad (3rd-Gen)" iLounge 2:19 PM
  • "Ballistic's Tough Jacket For iPad 2: Rugged Protection" The Mac Observer 12:00 PM
  • "Pixma MG3120 wireless inkjet MFP a bargain sabotaged by pricey ink" Macworld 9:07 AM
  • "Satechi R1 Stand For The IPad Useful In Variety Of Situations" MacNews 8:14 AM
iPad/iPhone/iPod touch Apps
  • "Photoshop Touch for iPad review: Clean up pictures and mock up projects with this handy app" Macworld UK 12:09 PM
  • "Avid Studio for iPad review: Avid moves video editing from the desktop to the tablet" Macworld UK 8:56 AM
  • "Luma Video Camera Review: A simple yet effective way of recording stable video clips." 148Apps 3:23 PM
  • "Brian Cox's Wonders of the Universe Review – A Wonderful Journey" Apple'n'Apps 3:57 PM
  • "Oh My Tech: iPhone/iPad secrets you should know (video)" Salt Lake Tribune 12:00 PM
  • "Angry Birds Space for iPhone and iPad: Sophisticated, entertaining sequel goes where no Angry Birds app has gone before" Macworld 3:57 PM
  • "Fileboard: The Inbox for Your Documents" iPadCTO 10:08 AM
  • "Sky Gamblers: Air Supremacy Review" Mac|Life 10:15 AM
  • "How To Draw! Review: A little heavy on talking rather than doing, How to Draw! does teach some great skills." 148Apps 2:19 PM
  • "Mobeat ~ Retro Synth Review: Mobeat ~ Retro Synth is a synthesizer with plenty of options and advanced features to keep experienced musicians satisfied. However, people who lack knowledge of synthesizer should be weary of purchasing it." 148Apps 12:05 PM
  • "Dabble Review: Fun but ultimately fleeting letter rearrangement game." 148Apps 9:34 AM
  • "Don't Kill the Squirrel! Review: Drive a car and avoid crashing while dealing with a multitude of distractions." 148Apps 9:09 AM
Tips
  • "Q: In your recent article about 4G cellular networks, you didn't mention the iPhone. Do you know if the iPhone 4S, which now indicates (on the AT&T version) that you're sometimes on 4G, is actually 4G?" WSJ.com [Paid Membership Required] 8:39 PM
  • "Explaining the Lack of Widgets in iPad's Notification Center" The Mac Observer 12:56 PM
  • "iOS Tip: Folders In The Dock" MacTrast 9:07 AM
  • "Is the AT&T iPhone 4S a 4G phone or not? Ask Maggie explains how AT&T is confusing consumers with its aggressive campaign to market the iPhone 4S as a 4G device." CNET News 7:49 AM
Analysis/Commentary/Editorial/Opinion
  • "Intel is wrong about ultrabooks being better than iPads: In a recent interview with PC World, Intel representatives make the bold claim that new ultrabook PCs will outclass current and future iPads. Intel is wrong." CNET Reviews 8:19 PM
  • "Apple scorned by renowned federal judge in case against Motorola" The Verge 7:45 PM
  • "Judge calls Apple motion to reconsider Motorola ruling 'troubling'" AppleInsider 8:17 PM
  • "Disgraced Apple commentator Mike Daisey makes blog private and shutters Twitter account" Arne Runhau News 7:33 PM
  • "One-Third of U.S. High School Students Now Own an iPhone" MacRumors 5:44 PM
  • "Tim Cook Voted Best CEO, Beats Jobs in Approval Ratings" Tom's Hardware 5:21 PM
  • "UK Joins Australia in Questioning New iPad's 4G Marketing" The Mac Observer 3:27 PM
  • "Latest Foxconn Controversy: The Apple Supplier Exploits Student Interns" Minyanville 3:23 PM
  • "Why Apple, Samsung's phones sit atop piles of cash (FAQ)" CNET News 2:25 PM
  • "FT profiles Jony Ive: Transformational designer who understood the politics of Jobs" 9 to 5 Mac 2:23 PM
  • "Is Apple The Invisible Force Behind The Sharp-Foxconn Deal?" Forbes 12:57 PM
  • "Apple's iPhone 5: Rumors and Beneficiaries" TheStreet 12:44 PM
  • "Rumor: Random Foxconn Dude Suggests iPhone 5 In June" AppleBitch 12:13 PM
  • "A True Hollywood Story: Readers have been asking me about the news that actor Ashton Kutcher is going to be playing Steve Jobs in an independent movie about the Apple co-founder to be filmed this summer. It's fine with me, I suppose, but if we're going to get all Hollywood about this, the business implications are interesting, especially for Jobs biographer Walter Isaacson, because it probably means a film based on Isaacson's book will never be made." I, Cringely 3:16 PM
  • "Ashton Kutcher to Play Steve Jobs in Biopic, Here's The Rest of Our Dream Cast" LAPTOP Magazine 12:08 PM
  • "Apple Accused Of 'Misleading' Product Guarantees" App Advice 12:03 PM
  • "Getting on in years: How old is your primary computer?" Houston Chronicle 11:14 AM
  • "The Macalope Daily: Very surprising results" Macworld [Insider Content] 10:15 AM
  • "Apple 2012 Same As Microsoft 2004? Not A Chance" Seeking Alpha 9:34 AM
  • "Open University success on iTunes U" ZDNet 9:27 AM
  • "Apple 'iController' Poses Real Threat To Nintendo's Future" App Advice 8:51 AM
  • "Siri on your MacBook Pro...and in your camera? New patent paves the way" Digital Trends 8:51 AM
  • "Nokia Lumia Windows Phone vs. iOS, Android: The business apps view" ZDNet 8:48 AM
  • "Girls Around Me has Foursquare API revoked, pulls out of App Store" iMore 12:08 PM
  • "Girls Around Me and the end of Internet innocence" CNET News 8:45 AM
  • "Nokia's Sad Attempt To Take On Apple—Here's Today's Ad Brief" Business Insider 8:33 AM
  • "Apple Patents 3D Avatar Creation App" Macworld UK 7:50 AM
  • "Why there won't be an iPhone 5: With the third-gen iPad released, speculators' attention is turning again to iPhone rumors: and missing the deeper shift" InfoWorld 8:36 AM
  • "Collected: Apple iPhone 5 ships June and other crazy claims" Computerworld 7:45 AM
Non-Apple
  • "The Back Page: Jeff Bezos Groks Tech Better Than Tech Companies" The Mac Observer 5:20 PM
  • "AT&T's Rugby Smart Is A Truly Rugged Android" [Video Report] TheStreet 12:33 PM
  • "How to protect your Facebook account from stalkers" ZDNet 12:19 PM
  • "State of the Linux Kernel 2011" TechCrunch 11:38 AM
  • "Why Amazon can't win a tablet price war against Google" Computerworld 10:48 AM
  • "Is it Time for JavaScript to Step Aside for the Next Big 'Web' Thing?" eWeek 10:37 AM
  • "Lumia 900: Do-or-die for Nokia, Windows Phone in U.S.?" Computerworld 10:31 AM
  • "3 best practices for your cloud computing first-timers" InfoWorld 10:48 AM
  • "Can the cloud revive manufacturing?" EE Times 10:36 AM
  • "Firefox for Windows 8 forging ahead but faces key challenge" CNET News 10:06 AM
  • "Intel's Romley Chip Is Good News for Storage Players EMC and NetApp" AllThingsD 9:50 AM
  • "Can new CEOs fix H-P, RIM and Yahoo?" MarketWatch 9:45 AM
  • "Hype Hangs Over Dropbox: A $4 Billion Valuation, Celebrity Investors, Hit Product; Now a Moment of Proof" WSJ.com [Paid Membership Required] 9:39 AM
  • "The Android Ecosystem Consolidates Around Gingerbread While ICS Lags" ReadWriteWeb 9:35 AM
  • "Ice Cream Sandwich now on whopping 2.9% of Android devices" ZDNet 8:48 AM
  • "Online Video To Overtake Disc Viewing This Year" MacNews 7:52 AM
  • "Truth In Advertising: Why Microsoft's New Friend Can't Tell The Truth" PixoBebo 7:45 AM
Press Releases/Products/Public Relations
  • "LaCie's 5big Network 2 adds diskless model, flexibility" Electronista 8:18 PM
  • "Building Titanic: Learn How the (Not) Unsinkable Ship Was Born" Gizmodo 7:33 PM
  • "What, me worry? Mad has arrived on the iPad." MacNews Blog 6:39 PM
  • "Spiderweb Software Releases Avernum: Escape From the Pit HD, A Fantasy Role-Playing Game For the iPad." Spiderweb Software 6:15 PM
  • "Best iPad 3 cases and covers: Looking for a new case or cover for the third-generation iPad? Here are CNET's top picks." CNET News 5:26 PM
  • "Shazam 5.0 offers faster tagging and startup" TUAW 12:25 PM
  • "iHome takes AirPlay to its second generation with the iW2" AppleTell 12:08 PM
  • "Galileo Robotic iPhone Dock Lets You Pan and Tilt Video Chats Remotely" Techland 12:04 PM
  • "Find the Best iOS Text Editor For You With This Insanely Detailed Chart" Gizmodo 12:02 PM
  • "Asavie launches pay-as-you-go VPN for iPad users: VPN offers digital certificates for secure access to corporate data" Computerworld 11:15 AM
  • "Jeff Gamet Discusses iPad Batteries, Consumer Reports on IMP" The Mac Observer 10:18 AM
  • "Charge, Sync Up To 30 iPads With MultiDock" BYTE 10:17 AM
  • "RIM launches BlackBerry Mobile Fusion for iOS, Android devices" CNET News 10:09 AM
  • "Jumsoft Launches a New Set of Business Templates for Pages" prMac 9:47 AM
  • "Xnet Communications GmbH is delighted to announce the release of Captain FTP for iPad, a powerful, secure, user-friendly FTP Client to support uploads to remote sites and download files to your iPad." Xnet Communications 9:32 AM
  • "Tom Barrington Offers New Line of Exotic Leather Accessories—in Variety of Colors" PRWeb 9:25 AM
  • "Chimani Announces Free iOS and Android Apps for National Park Week" PRWeb 9:25 AM
  • "5.1 Update: Jailbreak and Unlock the iPhone 3Gs, 4, 4S, iPad 2 & New iPad 3 iOS 5.1" PRWeb 9:25 AM
  • "MLive Media Group Launches New Smartphone Apps Covering Detroit Tigers" PRWeb 9:25 AM
  • "NJ.com Launches New Smartphone Apps covering New York Mets and New York Yankees" PRWeb 9:25 AM
  • "mSeven Software mSecure Password Manager for iPhone, iPad, Android, Mac OS and Windows" PRWeb 9:25 AM
  • "No Fools This April When You Save 20% on iPad E-Book Editions with Outskirts Press" PRWeb 9:25 AM
  • "Ummlabs LLC announces first of its kind digit ratio trait app released in the iTunes App Store" PRWeb 9:16 AM
  • "Tactio Software Now Helps over 2,000,000 People Live Healthier with Its TargetWeight Wellness System on iPhone and iPad" Business Wire 9:15 AM
  • "Shazam Launches World's Fastest Content Recognition for iPhone and iPod touch Devices" Business Wire 9:14 AM
  • "Animoog's iOS-Optimized Synthesizer Is Sure To Be Music To Your Ears" App Advice 8:51 AM
  • "Jailbreak Only: Aero - It's Multitasking, Reimagined" App Advice 8:51 AM
  • "Work from Home on Your iOS Device, with iSimplyConnect" The Next Web 8:38 AM
  • "inArrivo Update Promises to Make Travel by Bus in Rome Easier" prMac 12:03 PM
  • "Bump Record: Indoor and Beach Volleyball Game for iPhone and iPad" prMac 12:03 PM
  • "Know Rates - iPhone Free Jeans Currency Converter" prMac 12:03 PM
  • "AirBeam 1.5 enables HD video surveillance on new iPad's retina display" prMac 9:48 AM
  • "eMedia Guitar Method for iPad" prMac 9:48 AM
  • "New KYMS 1.5 - The best App to hide Photos, Videos and Documents on iOS" prMac 8:48 AM
  • "ArtStudio for iPad fully enhanced for the new iPad" prMac 8:48 AM
  • "Seasonality Go 2.0 Innovates with new Forecast Views and Retina Graphics" prMac 8:48 AM
  • "Color Test for iOS: Learn About Yourself Through Color Psychology" prMac 8:47 AM
  • "Galactic Ninja - A New Addicting iPhone/iPad Arcade Shoot 'Em Up Game" prMac 7:51 AM
  • "GeoFlight USA for iPad - The best geography app is now free for a week" prMac 7:51 AM
  • ".Sched 3 released for iOS - Major update now available in App Store" prMac 7:51 AM
  • "Does Your Book Need an iPhone App?" prMac 7:51 AM
  • "Auditweaver App Released for Material Tracking and Quality Management" prMac 7:51 AM
  • "App Launch of Chick-Tac-Toe for iPhone, a great spin on a classic game" prMac 7:51 AM
  • "Search and Find with i Find Hotels App - the App from HotelsCombined" prMac 7:51 AM
  • "Motlies Easter Island Adventure 1.0 released for iPad" prMac 7:51 AM
  • "Life Inventory iPad / Greater Self-Understanding of All Aspects of Life" prMac 7:51 AM
  • "Learning Nouns doesn't Have to Be a Drag - Just Drag and Tag" prMac 7:51 AM
  • "iCarbs App and 7 other iNutrient Apps now Universal with New Features" prMac 7:51 AM
  • "Fjapps announces a new tool for software and hardware developers" prMac 7:50 AM
  • "Fiendsoft Release Cipherz Word Game for iOS" prMac 7:50 AM
  • "Erectile function - A patented alarm clock reduces stress and cortisol" prMac 7:50 AM
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  • "TokyoCONSARUai releases enm Camera for iPhone" prMac 7:50 AM
Computer Industry
  • "Dell buys application modernization firm Clerity: The deal will give Dell technology for re-hosting mainframe applications" IDG News Service 10:30 AM
  • "Dell to buy modernization services company Clerity" MarketWatch 9:46 AM
  • "Dell buys Clerity in latest bet on cloud computing" Associated Press 2:26 PM
  • "Oracle And Google Spar Over Java Patents For Android OS" Forbes 12:44 PM
  • "Oracle's latest JavaFX move: Too little, too late/Oracle's backing is welcome, but the window has perhaps already closed on any opportunity for platform's dominance" InfoWorld 10:48 AM
  • "IBM releases DB2 version 10, the first big upgrade in four years: IBM's newly updated flagship database can shrink storage requirements and speed query response, the company claims" IDG News Service 10:31 AM
  • "IBM updates DB2 and Infosphere for big data analytics play" V3 12:06 PM
  • "Microsoft: UBS Ups Target to $36 on Blizzard of Product Refreshes" Barron's 12:41 PM
  • "Microsoft makes Top 20 list of Linux kernel contributors: Linux Foundation reports most key developers are paid" The Register 11:56 AM
  • "Microsoft Counted as Key Linux Contributor, for Now Anyway" IDG News Service 11:06 AM
  • "Microsoft Cracks List of Top Linux Contributors" Wired Magazine 12:15 PM
  • "Who helps make Linux? Microsoft." ZDNet 12:19 PM
  • "Why Windows Phone 7 is lagging behind" TG Daily 11:53 AM
  • "It's Big, It's Blue, It's Windows, but Can It Beat Rival Phones?" AllThingsD 11:01 PM
  • "SQL Server 2012 on sale ... now! Microsoft has shoved SQL Server 2012 down the slipway in a very modern way – with a blog post and a virtual launch event." The Register 12:00 PM
  • "Intel Launches Massive Marketing Campaign for Ultrabook" Minyanville 9:51 AM
  • "Intel to push StudyBook tablet PC for emerging markets" DigiTimes 10:35 AM
  • "Intel: Windows 8 to drive laptops with touch screens" ZDNet 12:20 PM
  • "New Intel flash hardness performs faster for less: Intel has a new budget 330-series solid-state drive (SSD) coming on Friday, 13 April, according to Amazon and other online bazaars, and it almost doubles the current 320 SSD's performance." The Register 11:59 AM
  • "Intel chipsets enable USB 3.0 and Thunderbolt ahead of Ivy Bridge launch" V3 12:05 PM
  • "AMD readying dual-GPU Radeon HD 7990 to retake desktop graphics card crown" ZDNet 12:20 PM
  • "White House's New Attack On IT Spending Waste: Office of Management and Budget tells agencies to 'look into the darkest corners' to eliminate duplicative, inefficient technology, orders portfolio reviews, consolidations." InformationWeek 12:51 PM
  • "Digital cloud remaking American homes as physical media vanish" USA Today 10:34 AM
  • "Hard-Disk Drive Shipments Decline in 2011: IDC" eWeek 10:37 AM
  • "IT Security Pro Salaries Jump By $7,000: While IT security pros might still find themselves defending their roles, they earned an impressive median base salary bump this year, according to InformationWeek's 2012 U.S. IT Salary Survey." InformationWeek 12:52 PM
  • "Did SanDisk just rain on tech's 2012 parade? The key technology supplier warns that its upcoming quarterly earnings report won't exactly spark a celebration" CNET News 5:26 PM
Finances (Click heading for current Apple Stock price.)
Apple News
  • "Apple's Stock Is Rocketing To A New High -- $627 In Pre-Market" Business Insider 8:33 AM
  • "Why Apple Still Has 84% Probability Of 20% Return In The Next 12 Months," Seeking Alpha 2:28 PM
  • "Apple: Piper Ups Target to $910; First Trillion-Dollar Stock?" Barron's 8:34 AM
  • "Analyst: Apple On Track for $1 Trillion Market Cap" The Mac Observer 10:08 AM
  • "Get Ready. Apple Set To Become World's First One-Trillion-Dollar Company, By 2014." RazorianFly 12:02 PM
  • "Apple shares to soar to $1,001, says analyst" Reuters 10:12 AM
  • "Apple shares boosted by brokerage calls" MarketWatch 10:15 AM
  • "Apple Shares Still Riding a Wave" TheStreet 9:27 AM
  • "Is Owning Apple Risky?" [Video Report] CNBC 12:44 PM
  • "Apple now worth twenty times Dell's market value" MacDailyNews 9:48 AM
  • "Apple Must Split Its Stock" Forbes 9:35 AM
  • "Apple Won't Be A Dividend Favorite For Years" Seeking Alpha 2:27 PM
  • "Apple to release second quarter earnings on April 24" Fortune 8:34 AM
  • "Apple Second Quarter Earnings Report Set for April 24" The Mac Observer 8:29 AM
  • "Apple Announces Q2 Financial Results Conference Call" AppleBitch 8:29 AM
  • "Apple: Take Profits Before You Lose Them" Seeking Alpha 8:51 AM
Industry News
  • "Tech stocks close weakly, despite Apple's gains: Gains by Apple Inc. took the tech sector's spotlight Tuesday as an influential Wall Street analyst estimated the world's most valuable company's stock could reach $1,000 a share within two years." MarketWatch 5:23 PM
  • "U.S. stocks take modest hit from Fed: U.S. stocks fall Tuesday, with the Dow industrials down for their first session in four, after minutes from the Federal Reserve signaled less of a need for more monetary stimulus." MarketWatch 5:24 PM
  • "U.S. Stocks Fall as Fed Minutes Damp Stimulus Expectation" Bloomberg 5:24 PM
  • "Stocks Sell Off After Fed Minutes Cool QE3 Optimism" FOXBusiness 5:24 PM
  • "Stocks Dinged as Fed Dims Hopes for QE3" TheStreet 5:24 PM
  • "Stocks sink as Fed dashes stimulus hopes" CNNMoney 5:24 PM
  • "Stocks Finish in the Red: Stocks fell from multiyear highs as the Federal Reserve's most recent policy meeting offered no signals that monetary stimulus is on the way." WSJ.com [Paid Membership Required] 5:25 PM
  • "Light trading ahead for stocks" CNNMoney 9:30 AM
  • "Asian Shares End Mostly Higher" WSJ.com [Paid Membership Required] 9:45 AM
  • "Asian Stocks Advance as U.S., China Reports Bolster Confidence" Bloomberg 9:48 AM
  • "Asia Markets: Asia stocks mostly rise; Japan misses out" MarketWatch 9:38 AM
  • "European Stocks Dip" WSJ.com [Paid Membership Required] 9:45 AM
  • "Europe Markets: Spain, Italy weigh on Europe stocks; banks drop/Spanish stock index sinks 2.7%; bond yields higher in Spain, Italy" MarketWatch 12:31 PM
  • "Most active Nasdaq-traded stocks: Nasdaq's 10 most active stocks at the close of trading" Associated Press 5:26 PM
  • "Final Glance: Computer companies/Computer companies shares mixed at the close of trading" Associated Press 5:25 PM
  • "Midday Glance: Computer companies/Computer companies shares mixed at 1 p.m." Associated Press 12:40 PM
  • "5 Dividend Tech Stocks That Are Poised To Surge" Seeking Alpha 12:45 PM

 
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