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MacSurfer's Archive: Thursday, May 10, 2012


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

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  • "Apple sales shift to China" ["The first three months of this year, Apple Greater China revenue grew more than three times. Translated into the concept easier to understand is that Apple in China has reached into the $ 87.77 million (about 550 million yuan)."]  Google Chinese-to-English: Beijing Business Today 6:26 AM
  • "Sales of Apple's Products Set to Soar ever Higher in China" M.I.C. Gadget 6:29 AM
  • "Apple, supplier Foxconn to share costs on improving factories"  Reuters 6:30 AM
  • "Apple bid $16m for Chinese iPad trademark but Proview holds out for at least $400m: Reports" The Next Web 5:02 PM
  • "Apple bid $16m for Chinese iPad trademark, Proview lowers asking price from $2b to $63m: Reports" The Next Web 6:13 AM
  • "Apple, Proview battling over price to settle iPad trademark fight: The two companies seem willing to settle their iPad trademark dispute but remain far apart on a settlement price." CNET News 9:53 AM
  • "What the summer portends in new tablets: Apple, Google, Microsoft and Amazon expected to launch new models in coming months" ["Apple will grow stronger, even with new competitors like Microsoft. That's not a hard conclusion to reach, since Apple took 59% of the global tablet market in 2011, according to IDC, which expects Apple to dominate the tablet market through 2016, at least."]  Computerworld 7:44 AM
  • "Tablet Market Still an Apple iPad World: The Apple device still dominates the young space, but competitors at CTIA said they see changes on the horizon." eWeek 11:03 AM
  • "One Surprising Way Apple and Google Excel: Sure, they create innovative products. But these companies outdo their competitors in another, very important way." Inc. 9:53 AM
  • "For every $1 Google spends lobbying, Apple spends 10¢" Fortune 10:04 AM
  • "iPod owners being notified of class-action antitrust suit against Apple" Ars Technica 6:10 AM
  • "Own An iPod? Then You're Suing Apple [Video] Mashable 7:45 AM
  • "Apple revises after-sales care policy for Korean consumers" The Korea Herald 6:14 AM
  • "Apple Unleashes Mac OS X Snow Leopard And Lion Updates" Forbes 6:08 AM
  • "Apple releases OS X v10.7.4, Safari updates" AppleTell 7:53 AM
  • "Apple's latest Lion update continues preparations for Retina display Macs" AppleInsider 11:07 AM
  • "Apple Releases Mac OS X 10.7.4" AppleBitch 7:31 AM
  • "OS X 10.7.4, More iPhone Carriers" MacMost 11:06 AM
  • "Safari 5.1.7 disables old versions of Flash" FairerPlatform 7:54 AM
  • "Apple's redesigned One to One website (Gallery)" 9 to 5 Mac 7:48 PM
  • "Sandboxed applications 'crashing' in OS X upon location change" MacFixIt 6:38 PM
  • "FileMaker Pro 12 Review: The venerable database finally changes out of its Members Only jacket" Mac|Life 2:27 PM
  • "PDFPenPro 5.8.1 a feature-filled app for PDFs" Macworld 10:02 AM
  • "Hands-on with GrandPerspective 1.5.0 free graphic disk usage monitor" AppleTell 9:01 PM
  • "Disable Elastic (Rubber Band) Scrolling in Mac OS X" OS X Daily 11:06 AM
  • "Mac Tip: A Talking Calculator" MacTrast 6:23 AM
  • "This Useful, Affordable Mac Day Planner Has A Single Fatal Flaw" NoodleMac 5:54 AM
  • "5 Ways This Swiss Army Knife App Keeps Your Mac Running Better" Mac 360 5:53 AM
  • "Yet Another Mac Diagramming App That's Inexpensive, Easy To Use" McSolo 5:55 AM
  • "Where Does Old Email Belong? Use A Mac Archive App To Store Email" TeraTalks 5:55 AM
  • "A Secret Way To Bring Each App's Menu Right To The Mouse Pointer On Your Mac" Mac 360 5:55 AM
  • "Got System Logs On Your Mac? Use This App To Read And Understand Logs" BohemianBoomer 5:55 AM
  • "Do robots need a Linux or a Mac OS to thrive? Willow Garage sets its open-source software free to attract software developers and help make robots commonplace, but detractors say giving the software away is bad for business." CNET News 10:02 AM
  • "Time Machine: Perhaps the Worst Interface Apple Has Ever Made"  Kirkville 9:52 AM
  • "Apple Mountain Lion OS stalks to launch --free upgrade?" Computerworld 8:38 AM
  • "OS X Lion Could Be Killed Off Early As Apple Prepares Staff For Mountain Lion [Rumor] Cult of Mac 7:53 AM
Press Releases
  • "GIMP 2.8 for Mac delivers single-window mode, improved save and export" FairerPlatform 2:53 PM
  • "DragonDrop Is a Holding Bin for Drag-and-Drop on Mac" Lifehacker 9:52 AM
  • "Cocktail 5.3 (Lion Edition) has been released." Maintain 9:06 AM
  • "WinOnX 1.3 Makes It Possible to Run Windows Programs on Apple OS X" Business Wire 8:54 AM
  • "Lara Croft returns to OS X in Tomb Raider: Underworld" AppleTell 7:58 AM
  • "Lion Cache Cleaner 6.0.11 ready for OS X 10.7.4" FairerPlatform 7:54 AM
  • "Free Photo Collage Maker for Mac OS X & Windows" CollageIt 7:31 AM
  • "Adobe makes Lightroom 4 available on Mac App Store" MacNN 6:20 AM
  • "Yummy FTP Lite 1.0 is released - exclusively on the Mac App Store" prMac 6:20 AM
  • "Path Finder 6.0 for OS X - Advanced, 6-Way Customizable File Browser" prMac 5:59 AM
  • "Import Canon C300 MXF to FCP with IMedia Converter Mac from ILifeSoft" prMac 5:59 AM
  • "Ripple Training Callouts Released for Final Cut Pro X" prMac 5:58 AM
  • "Nova Golf Released Through Mac App Store" prMac 5:58 AM
General Interest/Potpourri
  • "Apple co-founder reflects on Jobs legacy and the iFuture" [Video Interview] ABC News Australia 5:34 PM
  • "Can Siri Find a Cure for Cancer?" ["As it stands, this is a bit beyond the skills of the talking virtual assistant on Apple's iPhone. But British Telecom is putting her through a kind of biomedical training. Last month, at a conference in Boston, BT's Bas Burger used Siri to launch a mock experiment that analyzed data on the new cloud service the company build specifically for life sciences R&D."]  Wired Magazine 6:16 AM
  • "CTIA: The iPhone case show/Sure, you can find lots of phones at CTIA, but the trade show also is paradise for anyone looking for an iPhone case." CNET Reviews 5:37 PM
  • "Apple's iPhone was No. 1 smartphone in Japan in 2011 with 7.25M sold" AppleInsider 3:04 PM
  • "iPad - How cost effective is your iPad?" [Slideshow] Telegraph 7:53 AM
  • "Cheaper iPad 2 may be extinguishing Kindle Fire sales" ZDNet 8:00 AM
  • "Apple South Korea Now Replacing Defective Products with New Units" The Mac Observer 11:13 AM
  • "Found: Steve Jobs' Lost 'Ghost Busters' Parody" Bloomberg 6:08 AM
  • "Man uses bird call iPhone app to save chaffinch from brink of death: Bird-lover Leon Timms brought a garden bird back from the brink of death using an iPhone bird call app." Metro UK 10:03 AM
  • "The iPad: it's not just for humans any more: A new program at the Miami zoo involves using iPads to communicate with orangutans. With tougher 'orangutan-proof' screens, the zoo may let the general public in on the high-tech gabfest as well." CNET News 6:07 AM
  • "This Guy Got 4 Magnets Implanted In His Wrist To Hold His iPod Nano [Video] Cult of Mac 5:02 PM
  • "Cadillac gives away Apple iPads with new XTS sedan" USA Today 6:10 AM
Non-Apple News
  • "Mozilla CEO Stumps for Openness on Mobile Web" CIO 11:47 AM
  • "Awkward Robot Craves Your Attention, Mimics Your Expressions" PCWorld 11:43 AM
  • "SAP gets tough on violation of software use terms" Computerworld 11:25 AM
  • "Video Game To Be Used in Cathedral Service" Forbes 11:12 AM
  • "Amazon likely to launch color e-book readers in 2H12, say sources" DigiTimes 10:54 AM
  • "Narayana Murthy, Infosys co-founder and avid philanthropist, to be honored by annual Tech Awards" Silicon Valley 10:46 AM
  • "The other field Facebook wants to revolutionize: The social networking giant is leading a consortium aiming to make data centers cheaper and more efficient." Fortune 11:16 AM
  • "Facebook App Center to Offer Mobile App Promotion, Paid App Option" PCWorld 11:45 AM
  • "Interop: VMware, HP Strategies Take SDN A Step Forward" CRN 10:40 AM
  • "Verizon's Motorola Droid Razr now in blue" CNET Reviews 10:07 AM
  • "TiVo update brings new Netflix, YouTube apps, parental controls" CNET Reviews 10:07 AM
  • "Dish touts new 'Auto Hop' commercial-skip feature" CNET Reviews 10:05 AM
  • "Samsung's 55-Inch OLED TV Rolls Out in 2012; U.S. Launch Date Unknown" PCWorld 11:43 AM
  • "Samsung's Latest Tablet Takes Aim at the Kindle Fire" AllThingsD 9:44 AM
  • "Samsung to Shift Focus to Mirrorless Cameras" [Paid Membership Required] 9:44 AM
  • "Sony sees return to profit, aims to halve TV losses" Reuters 10:15 AM
  • "Twitter Gambles on a Patent Plan" [Paid Membership Required] 9:36 AM
  • "iPhone & iPad Live 293: Hulk pants" iMore 9:23 PM
  • "Jim Dalrymple on iPad Dominance, WWDC Expectations and RIM" MacVoicesTV 10:26 AM
  • "How the iPhone saved a Corning factory: Steve Jobs' request for tougher glass in the iPhone led Corning to produce Gorilla Glass in an old Kentucky factory." [Video Report] CNN 11:08 AM
  • "Latest iPad mini rumor puts price at $200 with 8GB storage: A smaller iPad would bring a smaller price tag, but a new report suggests it might shrink down the built-in storage too." CNET News 2:23 PM
  • "7-inch iPad on track for October 2012 release, $200 to $250 price" iMore 5:00 PM
  • "Apple, Foxconn to share costs on working conditions" Electronista 7:55 AM
  • "Intel To Insure Apple 'Can't Ignore,' Its Chips For iPad, iPhone, CEO Says" Forbes 2:24 PM
  • "Elpida buyout would make Micron major Apple chip supplier: Micron may become a major supplier of memory chips to Apple if it completes the purchase of Japan-based Elpida, the third-largest memory chip manufacturer." CNET News 6:06 AM
  • "Apple supplier Foxconn says to hit 10% revenue growth in 2012" Reuters 6:11 AM
  • "Apple updates Apple TV to version 5.0.1 (9B206f)" 9 to 5 Mac 5:36 PM
  • "Apple TV Software Update 5.0.1 brings HD previews, bug fixes" Macworld 7:49 PM
  • "pod2g shows off his new iPad untethered jailbreak on video" iDownload Blog 9:03 PM
  • "Untethered jailbreak for all iOS 5.1 devices now in testing" MacNN 7:48 PM
Apple Patent Applications
  • "Apple Makes Apple TV more Accessible to those with Disabilities Plus new Nike + iPod Patents Surface" Patently Apple 10:26 AM
  • "Big Patent Day for FileMaker & 3D Object Recognition" Patently Apple 7:30 AM
  • "Future OS X, IOS Devices May Sport 3D Object Recognition" MacNews 8:39 AM
  • "Apple Working On Wireless Transmission Of Media" MacNews 8:39 AM
  • "Apple Patent Is For Mobile Device User Interface" MacNews 8:37 AM
Price Trackers/Deals
  • "Braveheart HD For iPad Is Temporarily Available For Free (Normally $1.99), The iPhone Version Is Also Currently Free" Apple Sliced 9:01 AM
  • "Drainworks For iPhone and iPad Is Free Right Now (Previously $0.99)" Apple Sliced 9:01 AM
  • "Word Farm HD For iPhone and iPad Is Free Today (Was $0.99)" Apple Sliced 9:01 AM
  • "iPad (2012) Prices & Sales" MacPrices 7:31 AM
  • "MacBook Air Prices & Sales" MacPrices 7:31 AM
  • "MacBook Pro Prices & Sales" MacPrices 7:31 AM

  • "iPhone 4S vs Samsung Galaxy S3 & review roundup" Phones Review 2:59 PM
  • "iPhone cover acts as digital wallet, packs a programmable credit card: Startup iCache's answer to mobile payments is an iPhone cover has a fingerprint scanner, e-ink display, and smart card able to turn into your credit or debit card." CNET Reviews 10:18 AM
  • "Kanex ATV Pro connects Apple TV to VGA projectors" TUAW 5:36 PM
  • "Is This the Weirdest iPad Speaker Stand Ever? [HANDS ON] Mashable 9:56 PM
  • "Spiderarm Mount Spins A Web On The IPad... Well, Not The New IPad" MacNews 7:55 AM
  • "Astronut for iPad review" iMore 6:19 AM
iPad/iPhone/iPod touch Apps
  • "New Google+ for iPhone Is a Slick Wonder (Still Needed: a Decent Google+ for iPad)" Techland 11:09 AM
  • "PDFpen Review: User-friendly interface, integration with Mac version make for a compelling app" Macworld 10:02 AM
  • "iTranslate Voice: A Siri-like Translator Powered by Nuance" MacStories 11:07 AM
  • "Microsoft SkyDrive: Brushing up both the app and the service itself, SkyDrive 2.0 emerges as a real competitor for Dropbox" Register Hardware 6:22 AM
  • "Core Dump: 3 New iOS Educational Apps Worth Downloading" Wired 2:24 PM
  • "Gifture lets you make animated GIFs on the fly, party like it's 1999" TechHive 11:07 AM
  • "Bantr for iPhone review: If you want to see what is being said about the football match you are watching - or even attending - then Bantr could be the answer." Telegraph 6:15 AM
  • "Juggernaut: Revenge of Sovering Will Destroy You" App Advice 5:40 PM
  • "Teeny Green: A Brave Little Blob" App Advice 5:01 PM
  • "Leap Through Space On Your iPad With Astronut" App Advice 7:49 AM
  • "'Shark Dash' Review - You'll Believe a Shark Can Fly" Touch Arcade 5:03 PM
  • "WordSplash Review: Simple but fun. At least for a little while." 148Apps 11:07 AM
  • "Shuriken Chicken Review: Endless running with a ninja chicken thrown in for good measure." 148Apps 9:53 AM
  • "'Bug Princess 2' Review - Breaking News: Cave Makes Fantastic Shooters" Touch Arcade 6:23 AM
  • "Jake Escapes Review – Climbing In All New Ways" Apple'n'Apps 2:57 PM
  • "Learn How to Navigate Between Views in iOS Apps" Developer 2:24 PM
  • "How To Mirror Your iOS Or Android Device To Your PC / Mac For The Ultimate Big Screen Gaming Experience" Redmond Pie 8:40 AM
  • "Seven iPad keyboard tricks" Macworld 9:53 AM
  • "Does N.O.V.A. 3 actually look better on the old iPad? The latest iPad's higher resolution makes some games look better, but some users are finding Gameloft's new title is missing some eye candy." CNET News 8:50 PM
  • "Cassandra: Friday Review -The Weekend Arrives" eXtensions 8:48 PM
  • "The Back Page: Apple Death Knell #59 -Apple's Valuation Is Unsustainable" The Mac Observer 5:52 PM
  • "Could a 7-inch iPad be in the works?" Appolicious 5:02 PM
  • "Apple Doesn't Need To Enter The Smaller Tablet Market" Forbes 3:05 PM
  • "Foxconned Out of a Job/Hon Hai Precision Industry Ltd., also known as FOXCONN, is the largest and fastest growing multinational that builds 3-C electronics to industry leaders has become synonymous with Apple and complaints over labor practices in China. These complaints have resulted in a number of wage hikes and concessions." The Motley Fool 2:57 PM
  • "For the Next iPhone, Size Doen't Matter, 4G LTE Will Make It An Immediate Hit" Forbes 11:13 AM
  • "iPad: Desperately Seeking Guest Mode" MacNewsWorld 11:07 AM
  • "Will Apple or Google Buy Sprint to Break Into the Wireless Network Biz? Apple and Google could be getting ready to jump into and change the network space the same as they did with the handset space. No, they have no track record in networks, but they had no experience in smartphones either, and they are doing pretty well there as the No. 1 and 2 players in the space. When they jumped into the smartphone space they saw an opportunity to own the sector. Mission accomplished."  E-Commerce Times 11:03 AM
  • "Is The iPad 2 What Slowed The Kindle Fire?" App Advice 11:02 AM
  • "Remote possibilities: Why an iPhone + dongle < universal remote" TechHive 10:02 AM
  • "The App is Dead (OK Not Really, But The Browser Is Back)"  ReadWriteWeb 8:01 AM
  • "A New, $799 MacBook Air? No Way" MacNews 7:55 AM
  • "iOS 6: The opposite of widgets" iMore 6:18 AM
  • "Why Does Everybody Copy Apple?" PixoBebo 5:54 AM
  • "Editorial: Groupon Offers Motorola Xoom Tablet for 32% Discount" The Mac Observer 6:00 PM
  • "Back to the Future: Windows RT Browser Wars" Tech.pinions 2:22 PM
  • "RIM Needs to Stop Embarrassing Itself" Tech.pinions 2:22 PM
  • "Why Mark Zuckerberg wearing a hoodie reassure investors" Network World 2:22 PM
  • "Why CTIA may mark one conference too many" CNET Reviews 2:04 PM
  • "Are Generation Y 'careless' in their use of Wi-Fi?" ZDNet 1:28 PM
  • "BYOD Stirs Up Legal Problems" CIO 11:47 AM
  • "Study identifies 4 types of cafe Wi-Fi hogs" MSNBC 11:38 AM
  • "6 Signs of a Maturing Cloud Computing Industry" Wired 1:23 PM
  • "This just in: Cloud computing is hard and takes a long time/A recent survey from Cisco finally tells us what we suspected all along" InfoWorld 11:24 AM
  • "25 geeky gifts for Mother's Day: Cool, fun, and practical, these Mother's Day gifts have a tech edge" [Slideshow] InfoWorld 11:23 AM
  • "The First Gameplay Footage from Assassin's Creed 3" Forbes 11:13 AM
  • "Crucial Adrenaline review: SSD cache drive speeds up your PC/If you want to improve your PC's performance for under $100, try installing this SSD drive." Computerworld 10:43 AM
  • "Take A Look At This Hot Connected Porsche" BYTE 10:16 AM
  • "US phone subscribers hang up on contracts; industry sees first quarterly decline" Associated Press [Free Registration Required] 9:49 AM
  • "Should Zuckerberg ditch the hoodie? Vote!" MarketWatch 9:45 AM
Press Releases/Products/Public Relations
  • "Moshi iVisor XT screen protector heads for new iPad" UberGizmo 9:57 PM
  • "SynchroCam Tethers Your iOS Devices to Make Mobile 3D Gifs" Gizmodo 9:24 PM
  • "Droplr Pro: file-sharing service goes big-time with 100GB of cloud storage for $3 a month" The Verge 9:02 PM
  • "Best free reading apps for iPad" iMore 9:02 PM
  • "Pocket 4.1 for iOS adds pagination and improved video support, Android updates coming soon" The Verge 7:49 PM
  • "Zap Aliens With An 'iPhone Gun'" BYTE 5:09 PM
  • "Squrl Releases iPhone App, Adds Sharing To Your Facebook Timeline" TechCrunch 2:24 PM
  • "KLIK, The Face-Detecting iPhone App, Heads Into Production" TechCrunch 2:24 PM
  • "Bible App by YouVersion crosses the 50 million installed milestone" ZDNet 11:07 AM
  • "Case-Mate Promotes Environmental Responsibility with Launch of Recyclable iPhone 4/4S Case Collection" MacPrices 11:03 AM
  • "The WhaleTail Gives Your iPad A Whale Tail" TechCrunch 10:02 AM
  • "Dark Legends Hits the App Store – Does NOT Contain Sparkles" 148Apps 9:03 AM
  • "Tripomatic for iPhone Is Finally the Travel Guide That Fits Your Pocket" PRNewswire 8:57 AM
  • "Moshi Launches iVisor XT For The New iPad And iPhone With A Crystal-Clear Screen To Showcase Retina Display" PRNewswire 8:57 AM
  • "RayV Technologies Launches The Next Leap in Online Video: HD Streaming Without Buffering" Business Wire 8:54 AM
  • "Vivint Unveils New Home Automation App for the iPad" Business Wire 8:54 AM
  • "VeggieTales® Signs with Ruckus Media Group for Interactive Digital Storybooks: Big Idea Entertainment Continues to Expand in the Digital Game Play Space with Engaging Apps and Games for Young Kids" Business Wire 8:54 AM
  • "CoPilot GPS satnav app goes free: Ball's in your court, TomTom" Electricpig 8:39 AM
  • "Bracketron MetalDock Charging Dock for iPhone 4/4S" Coolest Gadgets 8:01 AM
  • "Insert Coin: Etcher, the fully functional Etch A Sketch iPad case" Engadget 8:01 AM
  • "TouCoul Introduces Their Newest CoulVue Car Mount for the iPad 3rd Generation" PRWeb 7:51 AM
  • "Gorilla Glass and Other Glass Substrates Examined in New Touch International Whitepaper" PRWeb 7:51 AM
  • "Monkey in the Middle Apps Launches into Space with New Science App for Middle School" PRWeb 7:51 AM
  • "Key to Apple's Growth, Technology Report by Profit Confidential, a Leading Financial Newsletter" PRWeb 7:51 AM
  • "Nimbleware Consulting debuts unique n?zm?z app for Apple iPad" PRWeb 7:51 AM
  • "Vertical Alliance Group Announces Availability of Mobile Wireless Training Options for People on the Move" PRWeb 7:51 AM
  • "YUYAO Software Offers Limited Time Sale on its iPhone App PDF Reader Pro" PRWeb 7:51 AM
  • "Tripomatic launches iOS app to let holidaymakers plot and plan their daily travel itinerary" The Next Web 7:49 AM
  • "2048pixels Launches, A Collection Of Beautiful Retina Wallpapers For The New iPad" Cult of Mac 6:22 AM
  • "Air Transfer Automagically Transfers Files From Desktop To iDevice" App Advice 6:19 AM
  • "The innovative and beautiful game Simply Math has been released" prMac 11:02 AM
  • "Cheater 1.0 Available for iPhone/iPad/iPod touch" prMac 10:03 AM
  • "Easy Learn Phonetic Alphabet - learn and maintain the phonetic alphabet" prMac 10:02 AM
  • "Holderness Media presents Waviary for iPhone" prMac 8:59 AM
  • "Big Fat Movie Quiz 1.0 for iOS - Know Your Movies? Guess Again" prMac 8:59 AM
  • "Developers Join Together to Offer Free Apps for Education" prMac 7:45 AM
  • "Messages+ for iOS - Bring Your Messages to a Brand New Level" prMac 6:19 AM
  • "Bostorm releases the strategic action game Team Cascai" prMac 6:19 AM
  • "Directional - Send your Casual Gaming Habits in new Directions" prMac 5:59 AM
  • "1TapHTML 1.0 for iOS - View Web Page HTML Source Code" prMac 5:59 AM
  • "Ninja Shoot is a Ninja action game and totally free" prMac 5:59 AM
  • "So You Think You Know Words Is A Brand New Crossword Style Game" prMac 5:59 AM
  • "Screen Sharing Made Easy With The New Imajao App for iOS" prMac 5:58 AM
  • "Remoter Pro 1.0.0 - VNC ScreenSharing, RDP, SSH for iPhone and iPad" prMac 5:58 AM
  • "New ArtScan App bridges the gap between physical and digital media" prMac 5:58 AM
  • "iPad Release of Fly Plane lets Kids Fly with their Fingers" prMac 5:58 AM
  • "Crazy Kangaroo 1.0 for iOS - Wild, Platform/Z-Scroller with Tilt Control" prMac 5:58 AM
Computer Industry
  • "Microsoft hit with complaint over Windows 8" Financial Times [Paid Membership Required] 9:59 AM
  • "Mozilla warns Microsoft on Internet Explorer bundling with Windows 8" Financial Times [Free Registration Required] 11:18 AM
  • "Microsoft Accused of Hindering Firefox Browser" [Paid Membership Required] 9:36 AM
  • "Mozilla, Google Irked by IE-Only Windows RT" PC Magazine 11:49 AM
  • "Google agrees with Mozilla's Windows RT browser concerns: Mozilla says only a crippled version of Firefox could run on Windows for ARM chips, effectively restricting user choice to IE10, and now the maker of Chrome says it's worried, too." CNET News 10:08 AM
  • "Microsoft's Purported Windows RT Firefox Ban: A Quick Explainer" PCWorld 11:44 AM
  • "Back to the future: Mozilla accuses Microsoft of again stifling browser choice" Houston Chronicle 11:19 AM
  • "Bing to Be Revamped in War for Search Engine Supremacy" New York Times [Free/Paid Registration Required] 1:56 PM
  • "Bing's Biggest Redesign Yet Puts Pure Algorithmic Results Up Front, Sticks Social In The Sidebar" TechCrunch 12:14 PM
  • "Microsoft, Facebook are collaboration pals: Will the new Bing deliver market share returns?" ZDNet 1:26 PM
  • "Bing fires at Google with new social search" CNNMoney 1:46 PM
  • "Windows 8 will make disk errors less of a pain" V3 1:16 PM
  • "Whitman Makes Surprise Appearance At HP's Event In China" CRN 10:40 AM
  • "HP commits to mobility and long-term R&D" ZDNet UK 1:29 PM
  • "HP Invites AMD To Intel's UltraBook Party" Forbes 9:51 AM
  • "HP Stands Up To Amazon With Real Live Open Source Cloud" Wired Magazine 1:23 PM
  • "HP has all the ingredients for software defined networking, almost: OpenFlow switches yes, but will it build its own controller?" Network World 11:48 AM
  • "HP Launches 15 Imaging and Printing Offerings" eWeek 10:56 AM
  • "Inside the Google v. Oracle courtroom drama" Network World 11:48 AM
  • "Oracle May Still Receive $1 Billion Worth of Justice in Google Case" Wall St. Cheat Sheet 1:58 PM
  • "Oracle CEO: Oracle can't [be] easily duplicated" ZDNet 1:27 PM
  • "Oracle looks to enable BYOD with desktop virtualisation update" V3 1:17 PM
  • "Oracle Accelerates Business Intelligence App Deployment" InformationWeek 2:06 PM
  • "Beyond 'Jeopardy': How IBM will make billions from Watson/At a time when companies spend billions on patent wars and frivolous acquisitions, IBM makes money the old-fashioned way: through R&D" InfoWorld 11:23 AM
  • "IBM taps new execs to run Power Systems, mainframes" The Register 1:08 PM
  • "Can Ultrabooks Breathe Life Into Dell's PCs Business?" Forbes 1:53 PM
  • "Intel's 'Show-And-Tell' at Investor Meeting" [Video Report] CNBC 9:55 AM
  • "Intel Positioning Itself For 'Golden Age,' CEO Says; Rivals Face 'Big Uphill Fight' In Tablets" Forbes 1:54 PM
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  • "Intel CEO predicts DOOM for fab industry and competitors" The Register 1:09 PM
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  • "Intel talks up x86 advantage over ARM" V3 1:16 PM
  • "Cisco shares drop on tech spending concerns" Reuters 9:56 AM
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  • "Cloud Security Alliance pushes for open security certifications" InfoWorld 11:24 AM
  • "Passpoint Aims to Take the Hassle Out of Hotspots" Techland 1:14 PM
  • "Researchers Develop Wallpaper That Blocks Wi-Fi Signals" PC Magazine 11:49 AM
  • "What the summer portends in new tablets: Apple, Google, Microsoft and Amazon expected to launch new models in coming months" Computerworld 10:43 AM
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  • "Apple Immune To Carrier Subsidies: Because Apple's stock is down, financial news outlets are on the prowl for an explanation. There is no good explanation, but the explanation that seems to have stuck is the risk of carriers cutting subsidies."  Seeking Alpha 5:08 PM
  • "AAPL Could Reach $2000 Per Share By 2015, Says Analyst" RazorianFly 7:54 AM
  • "Apple: Why One Tech Bear Thinks The 'Fever' Has Broken" Forbes 2:27 PM
  • "Microsoft's New Releases Could Mean Trouble For Apple Investors" Seeking Alpha 2:23 PM
  • "AAPL: RBC Technician Sees 'Attractive' Risk/Reward" Barron's 2:23 PM
  • "With Apple in, Dow would have set record long ago" Associated Press 11:02 AM
Industry News
  • "Cautious Cisco rattles corporate IT market: Analyst wonders if tech giant's outlook is 'canary in the coal mine'" MarketWatch 5:05 PM
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  • "U.S. blue chips break loss streak; Nasdaq drops: Dow halts six-session string of losses; Cisco whacks tech" MarketWatch 5:05 PM
  • "S&P 500 Rises From 2-Month Low on Greece Government Talks" Bloomberg 1:44 PM
  • "Stocks Hang On to Snap Losing Streak" TheStreet 5:05 PM
  • "U.S. stocks end mixed amid Europe uncertainty" CNNMoney 5:05 PM
  • "Dow Snaps 6-Day Losing Streak; Cisco Skids 10%" CNBC 5:06 PM
  • "Stocks Look to Snap Losing Streak" FOXBusiness 11:17 AM
  • "Dow Notches a Gain: The Dow industrials broke a six-session losing streak as a potential breakthrough by Greek political leaders to form a coalition government eased concerns about the country's exit from the euro zone." [Paid Membership Required] 5:06 PM
  • "U.S. stocks set to rise, despite Europe anxiety" CNNMoney 9:30 AM
  • "Asia Markets: Hong Kong stocks extend fall in broadly weak Asia" MarketWatch 9:37 AM
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  • "Europe Markets: European stocks rise; BBVA, Santander rally/UniCredit and Aegon shares also lend support for financial sector" MarketWatch 1:45 PM
  • "Global markets continue to fall as Greek talks to form government grind on" Associated Press [Free Registration Required] 9:49 AM
  • "Most active Nasdaq-traded stocks: Nasdaq's 10 most active stocks at the close of trading" Associated Press 5:07 PM
  • "Final Glance: Computer companies/Computer companies shares mixed at the close of trading" Associated Press 5:06 PM
  • "Midday Glance: Computer companies/Computer companies shares mixed at 1 p.m." Associated Press 1:53 PM
  • "4 Technology Juggernaut Dividend Stocks To Buy And 1 To Avoid" Seeking Alpha 9:56 AM
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