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MacSurfer's Archive: Friday, May 11, 2012
 

 

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

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Apple/Macintosh
  • "You're Wrong About Tim Cook's Apple" ["The moral of the story is that it's time to stop hating on Tim Cook and start viewing him for what he is. CEO Cook is an operational wizard who is the master of the modern day supply chain."]  Seeking Alpha 2:55 PM
  • "Apple accuses Samsung of purposefully destroying evidence: On May 1, Apple filed a motion in the Northern District of California alleging that Samsung intentionally destroyed documents it was obligated to hand over as part of the discovery process, an act referred to as 'spoilation of evidence' in the legal parlance."  Network World 8:00 AM
  • "Apple accuses Samsung of destroying evidence in patent case -- report" CNET News 11:35 AM
  • "Samsung: Dog ate my e-mail/Apple accuses Samsung of taking a slash-and-burn approach to evidence preservation" Fortune 12:15 PM
  • "Infringement Case Suspended While Samsung Tests Validity of Apple's 'pinch-to-zoom' Claim" IDG News Service 8:13 AM
  • "Apple-Samsung summer trial still possible -- Apple allowed to reassert 'dropped' claims in new lawsuit" Foss Patents 8:48 AM
  • "Most of Apple's German lawsuits get stayed (the latest one today): here's why" Foss Patents 8:51 AM
  • "iPhone buyers, fear not over carrier subsidies, says analyst/A Morgan Stanley analyst offers reassuring words: Carriers would face too many obstacles to trimming those subsidies to Apple that keep prices down." CNET News 8:14 AM
  • "Proview and Apple: A Tale of Two Lawsuits/A California court has thrown out Proview's lawsuit against Apple over the iPad brand. But a similar lawsuit in China drags on between the two. The companies have at least talked about settling: Apple reportedly offered $16 million, which Proview rejected. The problem for Apple may not be as simple as paying Proview to go away. Whatever payout Proview gets could set a precedent Apple doesn't want to set." MacNewsWorld 11:05 AM
  • "Foxconn plans renewed shift into distribution" ["Gou said Foxconn is making preparations for iTV, Apple Inc's rumored upcoming high-definition television, although development or manufacturing has yet to begin. iTV reportedly features an aluminum construction, Siri, and FaceTime video calling"]  China Daily 10:41 AM
  • "Chairman of Foxconn Terry Gou Confirms Apple's Rumored iTV During His Inaugural Speech At New Headquarter In Shanghai" How To Arena 8:52 AM
  • "Foxconn chief: We're preparing to build the Apple television" CNET News 10:41 AM
  • "Sentelic accuses Samsung, HTC, Apple, RIM of patent infringement" DigiTimes 8:25 AM
OS X
News
  • "Is Apple Thinking of Resurrecting MacDraw?" Patently Apple 8:21 AM
  • "iCloud beta website reveals plans for Notes and Reminders web apps, affirms iOS 6 beta coming soon" 9 to 5 Mac 11:40 AM
  • "Apple Bringing Notes and Reminders to iCloud.com with iOS 6" MacRumors 12:16 PM
  • "Bessemer tangled up in multi-million Dollar lawsuit related to Intego" Global Security Mag 8:29 AM
  • "Safari 5.1.7 and OS X 10.7.4, How Flashback Works, Free Lion Boot Disk Tool, and More" Low End Mac 2:39 PM
AppleCare/Troubleshooting
  • "Bugs & Fixes: When Outlook searches fail... and more" Macworld 1:21 PM
  • "Tackling SMC console errors after OS X 10.7.4 update" MacFixIt 2:42 PM
  • "Mac OS X 10.7.4 Update: Breaks compatibility with French dictionary Le Grand Robert" Betalogue 12:17 PM
Reviews/How-To/Tips
  • "The Fat Lady Still Sings" [Opera 11.60] YMP Now 11:34 AM
  • "Slide To Unlock — Your Mac [OS X Tips] Cult of Mac 11:21 AM
  • "MacMost Now 708: Recording Keynote Slideshows Timed To Music" MacMost 7:52 AM
  • "How to Reset Profile Manager" Amsys 9:02 AM
  • "Make Mac OS X Speak (or Sing) the Output of Any Command Line Task" OS X Daily 2:41 PM
  • "Save all of your Terminal activity to a file" Mac OS X Hints 11:43 AM
  • "Finally, A Mac App That Organizes And Manages Your Books And Papers" Mac 360 7:58 AM
  • "How To Get A New Desktop Picture On Your Mac Every Day" NoodleMac 7:59 AM
  • "A Free Way To Give Your Mac's Mouse Or Trackpad A Dozen New Features" TeraTalks 7:58 AM
  • "How To Remove Objects And Blemishes You Don't Want From Photos On Your Mac" BohemianBoomer 7:59 AM
  • "Try The Cheap Mac App To Diptych Or Triptych Your Photos" McSolo 8:03 AM
  • "A Tale Of 5 Apps To Clean, Repair, Optimize, Customize Your Mac (and 3 are free)" Mac 360 8:03 AM
Op/Ed
  • "Adobe Charges $199 for Photoshop Security Fix" TidBITS 8:42 PM
  • "Apple May No Longer Support Your Older Mac, but Microsoft Will" Low End Mac 1:26 PM
  • "The new Safari disables outdated Flash: Helpful or presumptuous?" Houston Chronicle 11:41 AM
  • "C'mon, Apple. Lavish Some Gaming Love On The Mac" MacNews 8:23 AM
Press Releases
  • "MoneyWiz Now Available For On The Mac Too" App Advice 2:37 PM
  • "WinOnX 1.3 Enables Running Windows Programs on Mac OS X" MacPrices 11:18 AM
  • "Inpaint's New Multi View Feature: No More Passers-by in Your Holiday Pics!" Teorex 8:04 AM
General Interest/Potpourri
  • "Study: iOS Surpasses Android in Enterprise Usage" PCWorld 5:08 PM
  • "Mozilla on new browser brouhaha: Microsoft, Apple different cases/'Apple is not a convicted monopolist,' says director of Firefox: Two wrongs don't make a right, Mozilla's chief counsel said Thursday when asked why his company hasn't lambasted Apple, as it did Microsoft, for blocking rival browsers from its mobile operating system. 'The similarities to iOS don't justify an outcome on Windows that deprives users of choice, reduces competition and hurts innovation,' said Harvey Anderson, Mozilla's top lawyer."  Computerworld 8:20 AM
  • "Apple dominating Samsung in Japanese smartphone market: Japanese researcher says Apple is king of Japan's growing smartphone market; rival Samsung lags far behind" IDG News Service 8:19 AM
  • "Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak admits he doesn't have broadband at home" Adelaide Advertiser 8:02 AM
  • "Apple co-founder Woz weighs in against tech giant on price discrimination" Melbourne Age 8:18 AM
  • "Steve Wozniak Slams Apple's 'Horrible' Prices Down Under" Cult of Mac 8:45 AM
  • "U.S. Postal Service Bans Shipping of iPads and Other Gadgets Beginning on May 16"  PadGadget 11:39 AM
  • "Flipboard CEO: Apple's iPad 'created a revolution' for beautiful Internet content" AppleInsider 8:52 AM
  • "Apple's Siri: the 'best smartphone ever' is the Nokia Lumia 900. Wait, what?" The Next Web 8:23 AM
  • "Siri's 'Seed Man' Speaks" [Video Report] CNBC 8:22 AM
  • "Videos: The new iPad lands in 30 more countries this week" Fortune 8:21 AM
  • "iPhone 4S on sale for $149 at RadioShack: The electronics retailer is offering a special in-store-only promotion, trimming the cost of the iPhone 4S and iPhone 4 by $50." CNET News 8:59 AM
  • "FreedomPop bringing free 4G service to iPhones: The $99 Freedom Sleeve case promises WiMax performance, 500MB of free data, and even extra battery life. But questions linger." CNET Reviews 3:21 PM
  • "Three more regionals to offer discounted iPhone 4S" FairerPlatform 12:30 PM
  • "Taiwan market: FET, TWM selling new iPad bundled with contracts" DigiTimes 8:25 AM
  • "iPhone leads Wash. police to robbers: University student beaten unconscious while trying to protect his friend's purse" Spokane Spokesman-Review 2:36 PM
Non-Apple News
  • "Nintendo phases out Aqua Blue 3DS" CNET News 3:14 PM
  • "Adobe makes users pay to fix Photoshop flaw" ZDNet UK 2:15 PM
  • "Richard M. Stallman, free software leader falls ill at conference" ZDNet 2:10 PM
  • "Unrepentant Hippie and World Networker Randy Bush Enters Net's Hall of Fame" Wired 2:07 PM
  • "Cars of the future will be computers on wheels" USA Today 1:57 PM
  • "Snapkeys 2i: 'Invisible' Touchscreen Keyboard for Phones and Tablets" Techland 1:56 PM
  • "Quest for the holy algorithm: Last year Google made more than 520 changes to its search algorithm software and conducted about 58,000 experiments, 7000 of those on live users." Fairfax NZ News 1:34 PM
  • "YouTube considering introducing subscription-based streaming service" New York Post 12:35 PM
  • "Yahoo! CEO! didn't! even! read! his! own! CV! CompSci degree gaffe dates back to PayPal days" The Register 1:53 PM
  • "Silicon Valley is getting healthy, crunching abs, not just apps" Los Angeles Times [Paid Membership Required] 12:28 PM
  • "Walt Disney Imagineers Bringing Video Games To Life At Walt Disney World Resort" Forbes 12:06 PM
  • "Instagram's insta-surprise: Mark Zuckerberg's Facebook is getting an assist, of sorts, from the most unlikely place in its $1 billion acquisition of photo-sharing app Instagram — Google, The Post has learned." New York Post 12:34 PM
  • "Facebook co-founder Eduardo Saverin renounces US citizenship ahead of IPO, possibly reducing tax bill" New York Post 12:35 PM
  • "Fun New Facebook Feature: Pay $2 To Get Your Friends' Attention" Forbes 12:07 PM
  • "Facebook tests 'pay to promote post' tool: Facebook has started testing a system that lets users pay to highlight or promote posts." BBC 10:23 AM
  • "Samsung launches low-end Windows Phone with 4-inch display" IDG News Service 10:36 AM
  • "Huawei Aims to Be Smarter About Its Phone Branding" AllThingsD 9:54 AM
  • "Sony, Panasonic Fall to 30-Year Lows as TV Losses Mount" Bloomberg 10:25 AM
  • "Video apps battle to be the next Instagram" CNNMoney 9:34 AM
  • "Asus Invents Interesting Notebook with Integrated Projector" Patent Bolt 1:02 PM
  • "Why China's game business will hit $20B by 2016 (exclusive interview)" VentureBeat 11:25 AM
  • "The ABCs of camera phone technology: How good is the camera that comes with your new smartphone? We explain the technology and what you should look for." Computerworld 8:19 AM
  • "Why Computers Still Can't Translate Languages Automatically: We need to teach machines to understand the meaning of words. That's really hard." Slate 8:18 AM
Publications/Podcasts
  • "Gene Steinberg meets Jim Dalrymple of The Loop, Adam Engst from TidBITS, and Avram Piltch from Laptop magazine this week on The Tech Night Owl LIVE" The Tech Night Owl LIVE 12:14 PM
  • "5by5 | The Critical Path #37: Pathfinder I" asymco 11:24 AM
  • "iPad mini Rumors, Ivy Bridge Macs & Black Ops 2 Lawsuit + More! (Podcast)" Insanely Great Mac 10:40 AM
Hardware/Software
  • "iOS 6: Apple drops Google Maps, debuts in-house 'Maps' with incredible 3D mode"  9 to 5 Mac 8:27 AM
  • "Apple Map App to Replace Google Mapping in iOS"  AllThingsD 2:37 PM
  • "Apple unveiling Google Maps alternative in iOS 6? The company has reportedly been working on its own Maps service for the next version of its iOS platform, meaning it might kick Google Maps off the operating system." CNET News 8:14 AM
  • "Apple mapping a future without Google in iOS 6?" GigaOM 8:41 AM
  • "Apple rumored to drop Google Maps, launch new 3D mapping service in iOS 6" The Verge 8:28 AM
  • "Apple to Drop Google Maps, Add 3D in iOS 6 [Report] Mashable 8:42 AM
  • "Apple To Ditch Google Maps In iOS 6? Apple looks prepared to sever its long-standing ties to Google Maps with a brand new mapping application in the next version of iOS." InformationWeek 10:41 AM
  • "Report: Apple-Owned Map Technologies to Replace Google in iOS 6" The Mac Observer 9:32 PM
  • "iMore: Apple is yet to finalize design for next-generation iPhone" 9 to 5 Mac 9:20 PM
  • "iPhone 5 release: Ditching the Dock Connector?"  Computerworld 8:03 AM
  • "Apple 'plans 7-inch iPad for October': Apple plans to launch a 7-inch version of the iPad in October, according to rumours emerging from Asia." Telegraph 8:56 AM
  • "Apple iPad Mini release and $200 price tag rumoured" T3 8:41 AM
  • "Apple TV 5.0.1 update released, includes HD iTunes previews and bug fixes" The Verge 8:27 AM
  • "Intel wants to be inside the iPad" ZDNet 4:05 PM
  • "Apple starts re-approving Dropbox-connected apps after SDK amendment" The Next Web 8:31 AM
  • "Apple continues work on face-recognition patents" MacNN 8:44 AM
  • "Tablets Out to Kill Laptops, New iPad vs. MacBook Air, $799 MacBook Air This Fall?, and More" Low End Mac 4:14 PM
AppleCare/Helps
  • "Does Your Mac Have Loud Fans or Running Constantly?" Amsys 9:01 AM
Price Trackers/Deals
  • "Gif Camera For iPhone Is Temporarily Available For Free (Normally $0.99)" Apple Sliced 10:04 AM
  • "Swordigo For iPhone and iPad Is Free Right Now (Previously $1.99)" Apple Sliced 10:04 AM
  • "CitiRacing For iPhone and iPad Is Free Today (Was $0.99)" Apple Sliced 10:04 AM
  • "iPad (2012) Prices & Sales" MacPrices 8:08 AM
  • "MacBook Air Prices & Sales" MacPrices 8:08 AM
  • "MacBook Pro Prices & Sales" MacPrices 8:08 AM
  • "iPad Closeout & Refurbished & Used Buyer's Guide -Prices Start At $270" MacReviewZone 9:03 AM
  • "Mac Compatible Printers... Prices Range From $30 To $450 -Best Selling -Prices, Deals, Reviews And Information" MacReviewZone 3:53 PM
  • "Weekend Mac deals: Refurbished MacBook Pro from $1,019" FairerPlatform 10:04 AM

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Reviews/How-To/Tutorials/Tips
Reviews
  • "Would you like to see my man sack? Looking for a cheap solution for carrying around your iPad and an Apple Wireless Keyboard? I was. But no longer." John Moltz's Very Nice Web Site 9:42 PM
  • "Review: The Origami Workstation for iPad" 512 Pixels 9:19 PM
  • "Logitech Ultrathin: It's An IPad Keyboard, It's An IPad Cover" MacNews 8:23 AM
  • "ChargeIt! 2X (for iPhone 4 and 4S)" PC Magazine 11:09 AM
  • "Knomo Folio iPad 3 case: Rather good alternative to Apple's Smart Cover." Register Hardware 8:09 AM
  • "Startup Spotlight: A vacuum dock and tail for the iPad" Denver Post 10:48 AM
  • "Kodak Hero 3.1 printer: Bargain price, cheap ink, great photos" Macworld 11:22 AM
iPad/iPhone/iPod touch Apps
  • "Review: Panda Sweet Tooth – A Family Friendly Arcade Aventure For iOS" MacTrast 9:30 PM
  • "Making sense of Facebook's new App Center" TechHive 1:03 PM
  • "Google+ App Makes Social Networking Add Up [Review] Cult of Mac 12:43 PM
  • "OnePAD Review: OnePAD is a daily note app with a simple interface and endless possibilities." 148Apps 8:59 AM
  • "F-Sim Space Shuttle for iOS: A Superb Flight Simulator" The Mac Observer 3:11 PM
  • "Backgammon NJ and FaceMe Backgammon for iPhone and iPad" Macworld 11:22 AM
  • "You Should Play: Sword & Sworcery EP" TechHive 1:27 PM
  • "Hands On With 'Defender Chronicles II'" Touch Arcade 2:42 PM
  • "'My Little Hero' Review - 'Zelda' Meets Pixar in This Clever Adventure" Touch Arcade 11:42 AM
  • "'Frenzy Pop' Review - This Soda-Fueled Platformer Has a Lot to Love, Minus a Few Belches" Touch Arcade 8:58 AM
  • "MiniFlyer Review: In MiniFlyer, players collect coins and dodge obstacles while climbing ever higher in an infinitely long level." 148Apps 3:09 PM
  • "Age of Wind 2 Free Review: It has some lofty ambitions to be sure, but this high seas sim needs some serious control adjustments." 148Apps 2:39 PM
  • "Glorious Quest Review: Glorious Quest has its problems, but it's a fun little pick-up-and-play action RPG." 148Apps 1:27 PM
  • "DogAt LA Review: A handy app for LA bound dog owners." 148Apps 12:35 PM
  • "Farm Up Review: A run of the mill farming freemium game with some elements of storytelling." 148Apps 11:44 AM
  • "DreamWorks Dragons Review: A slightly easy yet enjoyable puzzle game." 148Apps 11:24 AM
  • "Empire Defense 2 Review: Empire Defense 2 is a tower defense with long levels and a unique path system." 148Apps 11:26 AM
How-To/Tutorial
  • "iPad trick: Searching digital handwriting (how-to)" ZDNet 8:41 AM
Tips
  • "10 Ways to Optimize Your iPad for Kids With Special Needs" Mashable 9:43 PM
  • "Tip: Why Are People Not Getting My iMessages?" BYTE 11:43 AM
  • "Change the Font Size of Web Pages in Safari for iOS with Bookmarklets" OS X Daily 11:42 AM
  • "iOS Tip: My App Store Icon Disappeared. How Do I Get It Back?" MacTrast 11:39 AM
  • "Q&A: 'Unplaying' an iTunes Podcast" New York Times [Free/Paid Registration Required] 8:18 AM
  • "Jerry King's Mac 411: There is an app for Mail/Thanks for clarifying Contacts. However I also find Mail to be frustrating. What can make Mail more useful with my iPad?" Naples Daily News 8:07 AM
Analysis/Commentary/Editorial/Opinion
  • "How Green Is The iPad Exactly? An Infographic" Macgasm 9:25 PM
  • "iPhone 5 rumor rollup for the week ending May 11/Apple iPhone 5 rumors: Sweet September, LTE fervor, Liquidmetal down the drain" Network World 12:56 PM
  • "It's Not Steve Jobs: Wozniak Reveals The One Person Who 'Actually' Deserves Credit For Apple's Early Success" Business Insider 11:43 AM
  • "iPhone 5 to be another Google killer — but with a twist"  iMore 11:40 AM
  • "Would You Buy a 7-inch Apple 'iPad Mini' for $200?" Techland 11:33 AM
  • "iPad Mini? Nope: Not gonna happen" Electricpig 11:26 AM
  • "The Macalope Daily: Sometime they find a nut" Macworld [Insider Content] 11:22 AM
  • "O RLY? – Foxconn Exec Confirms Apple Television Production" Redmond Pie 11:24 AM
  • "Foxconn Chief Confirms Apple's Television Is Coming" App Advice 11:24 AM
  • "Foxconn Chief Confirms The Apple iTV" TechCrunch 11:18 AM
  • "Apple dropping Google Maps on iOS 6 in favor of its own app, report says" VentureBeat 11:26 AM
  • "Are Apple and Google Heading to a Breakup?" Yahoo! News 11:09 AM
  • "Apple HDTV rumor roundup: Talk of an Apple TV set dates back to 2009, but recent months have provided an avalanche of rumors. CNET has gathered them all in one convenient location for you." CNET News 10:42 AM
  • "Mozilla's hypocrisy: It's OK for Apple to block Firefox, but wrong when Microsoft does it" Computerworld Blogs 10:41 AM
  • "Tablet Computing in Portrait Mode" Tech.pinions 10:40 AM
  • "Feeding Frenzy: Why Everyone Wants Their Own App Store" PixoBebo 8:03 AM
Non-Apple
  • "You can have iPhone 4S, I'll take Galaxy Nexus" BetaNews 3:08 PM
  • "Why are HDTV prices rising as economy continues to struggle?" ZDNet 2:12 PM
  • "Q&A: What BYOD means for IT" ZDNet 2:09 PM
  • "Don't let Windows 8 upgrade offers lure you into buying a new PC" ZDNet 2:09 PM
  • "The week in tech: 5 must-know things" USA Today 1:57 PM
  • "Video: The Most Insanely Important, Mind-Blowing Tech News of the Week" Techland 1:56 PM
  • "C is still leading over Java, but Tiobe index's accuracy is questioned" InfoWorld 1:47 PM
  • "Location-Based Services Grow in Popularity" PC Magazine 12:38 PM
  • "5 techie gift ideas for mom" USA Today 1:57 PM
  • "Connected Moms: Nielsen Says 54% Own Smartphones; 75% Use Facebook; 5M Visit Pinterest Monthly" TechCrunch 1:44 PM
  • "Would you pay to promote a Facebook post?" Washington Post [Free Registration Required] 2:04 PM
  • "Facebook file-sharing could be security, piracy nightmare: Users won't be able to pass along music or .exe files -- but infected PDFs and other forms of pirated content are permissible" InfoWorld 12:20 PM
  • "9 cloud development platforms on the rise" [Slideshow] InfoWorld 12:20 PM
  • "Open source suites go beyond Microsoft Office" InfoWorld 12:19 PM
  • "10 must-have gadgets for the traveling executive" [Slideshow] CIO 12:18 PM
  • "Who owns what when employees use their own tech" InfoWorld 12:18 PM
  • "BlackBerry 10's open secret: It's aimed at the walled garden" The Globe and Mail [Free Registration Required] 12:15 PM
  • "I Want My Aereo TV" Forbes 12:06 PM
  • "9 Tips To Block Hotel Wi-Fi Malware: FBI issues warning to people traveling abroad that free Wi-Fi systems can pose a threat. Learn how to keep systems locked down and safe while traveling." InformationWeek 10:16 AM
  • "Is Facebook Too Dependent on Zuckerberg?" [Video Report] FOXBusiness 12:10 PM
  • "Why we need to keep talking about women in tech" CNET News 10:08 AM
  • "Q&A on BYOD: Answers for IT departments" TechRepublic 1:02 PM
Humor/Cartoons
  • "How to improve the worst Mother's Day gifts ever." The Joy of Tech [cartoon] 7:53 AM
Press Releases/Products/Public Relations
  • "Location-Based Mafia Planet Releases Soon" 148Apps 4:13 PM
  • "Mother's Day: 10 Apps She Will Adore" PC Magazine 12:42 PM
  • "Monster Shooter: The Lost Levels Drops the Ads, Adds More Fun Stuff" 148Apps 12:15 PM
  • "Redsn0w 0.9.11b1 Allows for Downgrading iOS 5.1 to 5.0.1" OS X Daily 11:43 AM
  • "Amazing Alex: Rovio CEO confirms name of Angry Birds successor" The Next Web 11:42 AM
  • "The Week in iPhone Cases: RePET after me" Macworld 11:22 AM
  • "Adobe Creative Cloud Now Available: Two New Touch Apps for iOS and Adobe Muse Also Shipping" Business Wire 8:50 AM
  • "Just Spot It! HD weekend sale May 12 and 13" prMac 3:09 PM
  • "Basketball Shot Chart Takes Shot Tracking to the iPad" prMac 2:39 PM
  • "Guest List Organizer 1.0 for iPhone - Guest Tracker with iCloud Support" prMac 11:24 AM
  • "DayMap Version 1.5 Released With iCloud Sync - On Sale for Limited Time" prMac 7:59 AM
  • "New iPhone app that tells you when it's time to relax" prMac 7:59 AM
  • "The chase is on - Jake Escapes HD Now Available for iOS" prMac 7:59 AM
  • "With Hip Hop Triton, making music has never been so easy" prMac 7:59 AM
  • "Tealbit AB releases the unique trivia quiz game Year Trivia for iPhone" prMac 7:59 AM
  • "Self Help Classics 5.0 edition - the best iOS personal improvement app" prMac 7:59 AM
  • "Learning Chinese is a blast for kids & parents with 123 Chinese for iPad" prMac 7:59 AM
  • "Graphic Node Releases 10 New Themes for iBooks Author" prMac 7:59 AM
  • "GoDocs for Google Docs 3.0 is available for iPhone and iPad" prMac 7:59 AM
  • "Folder Factory - New App for Changing Folder Icons on Mac OS X" prMac 7:59 AM
  • "All xMount iPad-Holders and Stands are now fit for the new iPad 3" prMac 7:59 AM
  • "AirBeam Pro enables HD video surveillance with Mac, iPhone and iPad" prMac 7:59 AM
Computer Industry
  • "Microsoft's prior user rights may trump Motorola's push notification patent in Germany" Foss Patents 9:49 AM
  • "Motorola fails to win Microsoft push email ban" ZDNet UK 2:14 PM
  • "Microsoft gets reprieve in Motorola suit on Exchange ActiveSync" CNET News 10:07 AM
  • "Microsoft's Exchange ActiveSync Lives on in Germany, For Now" PC Magazine 12:39 PM
  • "With new Bing, is Microsoft the first to get 'social search' right?" The Verge [Free Registration Required] 9:47 AM
  • "Windows RT 'isn't Windows': The Windows brand is dying from overexposure, and a Microsoft attorney's reported assertion that 'Windows RT... isn't Windows anymore' is 100 percent correct" InfoWorld 12:20 PM
  • "Windows 8's NTFS health model to be 'less intrusive'" ZDNet UK 2:15 PM
  • "Office 365 hard enough to penetrate US government: Microsoft's cloud productivity pack Office 365 has won an important certification from the US government, by ticking off all the to-do's on the list to comply with the Federal Information Security Management Act (FISMA)." The Register 1:54 PM
  • "Microsoft's Kinect Being Employed to Help Detect Autism Early" Forbes 10:02 AM
  • "Analysis: Chinese Media Grill HP Execs On Tablets, Ultrabooks" CRN 10:34 AM
  • "Dell Taps Unidesk To Deliver Virtualized Desktops" InformationWeek 10:16 AM
  • "Dell launches cloud printing app for Android" ZDNet UK 2:15 PM
  • "Dell releases mobile printing app for Android devices" V3 2:00 PM
  • "HP teases new Envy all-in-one printer, glass and metal dotted all over (Video)" Engadget 9:24 PM
  • "Oracle Wins (Tiny) Battle in War With Google" Wired Magazine 9:43 PM
  • "Additional infringement charge added in Oracle vs. Google" Electronista 9:20 PM
  • "Oracle Ignores Judge's Advice in Push for Google Damages" Wired Magazine 2:06 PM
  • "Oracle ignores judge's advice, going after infringed profits" ZDNet 2:09 PM
  • "Oracle may win paltry $150,000 in Java battle with Google" V3 2:00 PM
  • "Oracle Upgrades Virtual Desktop Options: Oracle Virtual Desktop Infrastructure Release 3.4 increases storage options and enhances security for virtual desktops." InformationWeek 10:15 AM
  • "IBM's Chess-Playing Computer, Deep Blue, Celebrates 15th Birthday" TechCrunch 1:44 PM
  • "Intel to investors: Now we're serious about smartphones/Intel says it's ready to apply its considerable development and manufacturing resources to smartphones. What took it so long?" CNET News 9:30 PM
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  • "USPS To Curtail Shipments Of Lithium Batteries" TheStreet 1:21 PM
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  • "BYOD Adoption Rises, Along with SMB IT Budgets: Spiceworks" eWeek 10:55 AM
  • "IT Workers Are Happy, But Will Still Leave for Something Better" CIO 12:46 PM
  • "Chinese Physicists Smash Distance Record For Teleportation: The ability to teleport photons through 100 kilometres of free space opens the way for satellite-based quantum communications, say researchers" Technology Review 1:46 PM
Finances (Click heading for current Apple Stock price.)
Apple News
  • "Why Apple Should Replace Cisco in the Dow" TheStreet 12:35 PM
  • "The Future Dow 30 Could Become 'Apple Plus Some Other Stuff Index'" App Advice 2:37 PM
  • "Is Apple's Golden Goose About to Be Cooked?" TheStreet 10:04 AM
  • "AAPL: Credit Suisse Cuts iPhone Estimates on Possible Carrier Push-Back" Barron's 10:04 AM
  • "Looks Like Apple VIX Futures Are Coming Soon" Seeking Alpha 4:12 PM
  • "Nuance's Siri-ously Unprecedented Demand" Seeking Alpha 2:38 PM
Industry News
  • "Nvidia, Netflix maintain tech gains at close" MarketWatch 4:09 PM
  • "U.S. stocks decline for a second week: J.P. Morgan Chase's $2 billion trading loss has shares off 9.3%" MarketWatch 4:09 PM
  • "Banks hit by JPMorgan; Wall Street ends week lower" Reuters 4:10 PM
  • "S&P 500 Falls to 2-Month Low as Banks Tumble on JPMorgan" Bloomberg 4:10 PM
  • "Stocks Mixed Ahead of Close" TheStreet 4:10 PM
  • "Stocks end lower as bank shares weigh" CNNMoney 4:10 PM
  • "Dow Logs Worst Week of 2012; JPMorgan Skids" CNBC 4:11 PM
  • "Dow Has Its Worst Week in 5 Months: The Dow industrials edged lower to cap their biggest weekly retreat of the year, as big trading losses at J.P. Morgan Chase JPM-9.28% weighed on sentiment." WSJ.com [Paid Membership Required] 4:11 PM
  • "JPMorgan loss to rattle stocks" CNNMoney 9:33 AM
  • "Telecom Stocks: Carriers may get tougher with smartphones/IPhone may feel pressure from tighter upgrade rules, lower subsidies" MarketWatch 2:59 PM
  • "Canada stocks up slightly as financials advance" MarketWatch 3:02 PM
  • "Asian Markets Fall as China Data Disappoints" WSJ.com [Paid Membership Required] 9:44 AM
  • "Asia Markets: Asia stocks slide, extending weekly losses" MarketWatch 9:39 AM
  • "Europe Markets: Europe ends higher after U.S. sentiment data/Spain's IBEX 35 remains in red after latest bank cleanup plan" MarketWatch 2:54 PM
  • "World stocks lower as traders eye surprise loss at JPMorgan, slowing China economy" Associated Press [Free Registration Required] 9:48 AM
  • "Most active Nasdaq-traded stocks: Nasdaq's 10 most active stocks at 1 p.m." Associated Press 3:08 PM
  • "Midday Glance: Computer companies/Computer companies shares mixed at 1 p.m." Associated Press 3:05 PM
  • "Final Glance: Computer companies" CBS News 9:33 PM

 
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