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MacSurfer's Archive: Thursday, May 17, 2012
 

 

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Weekend Highlights: Interesting article from Jeff Sommer at New York Times looks at the impact iPhone has on the US economy, citing JP Morgan economist who believes Apple's phone contributes "[1/4] to [1/3] of a percentage point to the annualized growth rate of the [GDP]"; with iTunes seeing drop in music sales, will Apple's Beats acquisition and integration be the thing that resuscitates the platform?; Barron's looks at Apple Pay and Apple's locking in of Mastercard and Visa; CVS joins Rite Aid in rejecting Apple Pay; Mashable says new iMac Retina screen so good it could stop traffic; 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; 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; 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!"

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Apple/Macintosh
  • "Data Centers and Renewable Energy: By the end of 2012, we'll meet the energy needs of our Maiden, North Carolina, data center using entirely renewable sources. To achieve this, we're building our own facilities that will provide over 60 percent of the clean power we need. It's another example of Apple's commitment to designing for energy efficiency — from the ground up."  Apple 4:35 PM
  • "Apple to use only green power for main data center" Reuters 3:11 PM
  • "Apple's main data center to go fully renewable this year: Apple is doubling up on solar energy at its Maiden, N.C., data center, and plans to make it run entirely off renewable energy by the end of 2012." CNET News 4:03 PM
  • "Apple's Data Centers to Be Powered by 100% Renewable Energy" MacRumors 4:35 PM
  • "Apple breaks ground on second solar farm for North Carolina data center" Engadget 5:47 PM
  • "After Greenpeace Protests, Apple Promises to Dump Coal Power" Wired Magazine 4:09 PM
  • "Video: Apple plays catch-up/Apple is changing things up with its iPhone 5 design, opting for a larger screen to compete against Samsung's supersized handsets." [Video Report]  Reuters 8:20 AM
  • "Apple iPhone 5 to boost mobile market in second half of 2012, analyst: The iPhone 5 will help drive a stronger second half of the year in Western Europe and North America, according to Gartner" Macworld UK 8:07 AM
  • "An iPhone with a bigger screen? It might finally be in the cards" Los Angeles Times [Paid Membership Required] 11:04 AM
  • "iPhone 5 to have 4-inch screen" ZDNet 8:00 AM
  • "Calculating Google's contribution to iPhone profitability"  asymco 8:33 AM
  • "Delaware-based federal court orders Apple and HTC to talk settlement on August 28" Foss Patents 4:03 PM
  • "Apple and HTC will have a court-ordered patent settlement talk on August 28th" The Next Web 3:53 PM
  • "Judge tells Apple and HTC to start talking settlement: The order comes after two key HTC smartphones are stopped at the border as a result of their ongoing dispute." CNET News 4:02 PM
  • "Judge grants Samsung more time to respond to allegations that they destroyed evidence" Network World 7:46 AM
  • "China Mobile 'in talks' with Apple to offer iPhone" BBC 8:20 AM
  • "Einhorn: Apple's a $1T peach/David Einhorn said Apple is such a strong company that he wouldn't be surprised if its worth topped $1 trillion — marking a rare instance of praise from the notorious short-seller." New York Post 11:19 AM
  • "Apple Still Very Much Worth Buying, Says David Einhorn" Minyanville 3:36 PM
  • "Apple Loses Favor With Hedge Funds SAC Capital, Viking" Bloomberg 7:57 AM
  • "Kodak accuses Apple of interfering with patent sale" TUAW 11:12 AM
  • "Apple wins appeal: In a ruling earlier this week, Apple won an appeal in its district court fight against Samsung to move for a preliminary injunction against the sale of Samsung's Galaxy Tab 10.1 and some of the Korean device maker's smartphones because of alleged patent infringement." Baystreet Tech Insider 11:53 AM
  • "The Woz hired as an adviser on Sony's Steve Jobs biopic: The Apple co-founder and longtime friend of Jobs will serve a technical 'tutor' on computers and will also offer insight on the iconic chief himself." CNET News 9:28 PM
OS X
News
  • "Apps using global hotkeys will remain welcome in the Mac App Store" Macworld 7:09 PM
  • "Rumor deemed false, apps using global hotkeys to remain in Mac App Store" AppleInsider 7:58 PM
  • "Apple releases OS X Mountain Lion Server DP 4 build 12S219n to developers" The Next Web 3:54 PM
  • "Apple issues fourth developer preview for Mountain Lion Server" AppleInsider 6:50 PM
  • "Apple: We're preparing for 'hardware specific special features'/AppleSeed email suggests that Apple is preparing for new Retina display Macs" Macworld UK 9:45 AM
  • "Apple Releases New OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion Update" AppleBitch 7:51 AM
  • "Mozilla preparing Mac code signing for Mountain Lion's Gatekeeper" Ars Technica 7:02 PM
Reviews/How-To/Tips
  • "Review: The Walking Dead, Episode 1: A New Day – The Hit Franchise Comes to the Mac" MacTrast 8:22 PM
  • "Set parental controls on your Mac" Macworld 11:09 AM
  • "Protect Your Mac With ClamXav For Free [OS X Tips] Cult of Mac 8:33 AM
  • "How to: Share a hotel Wi-Fi connection via Bluetooth" FairerPlatform 7:46 AM
  • "Change an AirPort Extreme's DNS Servers" Macinstruct 8:10 AM
  • "Mac Tip: Creating And Using An Alias" MacTrast 8:24 AM
  • "Use Growl Notifications to Alert When Command Line Tasks Have Completed" OS X Daily 4:29 PM
  • "MacBook Battery Apps Tell You How Long Your Mac's Battery Life Really Is" TeraTalks 7:47 AM
  • "How To Make Customized Folders On Your Mac (why you'll love it, and how you'll go crazy)" Mac 360 7:47 AM
  • "The Geekiest, Most Powerful Mac Utility Tool Is Also Free (but not easy)" BohemianBoomer 7:47 AM
  • "Cheap, Fun, And Silly Things To Do With A Photo Booth Wannabe App" McSolo 7:47 AM
  • "The Drop Dead Easy, Cheap, Simple Way To Add Frames To Your Photos" Mac 360 7:47 AM
Op/Ed
  • "Is Apple running out of feisty cat names for OS X?" Los Angeles Times [Paid Membership Required] 9:44 AM
  • "'Nanny Computing' and the future of OS X"  TUAW 9:44 AM
  • "What's responsive Web design all about? Code once, display nicely on any device." Ars Technica 8:31 AM
  • "iCloud refresh: Does Apple need to compete with social media?"  Digital Trends 8:10 AM
  • "The Problem With Syncing Files On Your Mac. Who Do You Trust?" NoodleMac 7:47 AM
  • "Mac malware: Flackback hackers fail to cash in" FairerPlatform 8:41 AM
Press Releases
  • "Sparrow 1.6 for Mac Now Available, Adds POP Support, 'True Unified Inbox'" MacStories 8:31 AM
  • "Theme Inn Presents a Pack of Templates for MS PowerPoint for Mac" prMac 8:28 AM
  • "PDF2Office Pro v6.0 - PDF Converter for Mac converts Windows XPS files" prMac 7:55 AM
  • "Zevrix Updates Output Factory for InDesign: Adds PNG Transparency" prMac 9:44 AM
  • "Zevrix Updates Output Factory for Adobe InDesign CS6 Compatibility" prMac 7:54 AM
  • "iPresentee adds Countdown Timers for Keynote" prMac 7:53 AM
  • "Free Barcode Plugin Released for FCP, Motion and AE" prMac 7:53 AM
General Interest/Potpourri
  • "Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak hired as 'tutor' on Jobs, Apple for Sony biopic" 9 to 5 Mac 9:33 PM
  • "Sorkin says Jobs movie won't be straight biography" Reuters 8:55 PM
  • "Screenwriter Aaron Sorkin Shares Some Thoughts About Steve Jobs Biopic, Woz Hired As Advisor"  MacRumors 8:55 PM
  • "Viacom and Time Warner Cable settle dispute over iPad streaming rights" iDownload Blog 8:17 AM
  • "Time Warner Cable and Viacom end dispute, channels set to return to TWCable TV app" iMore 8:17 AM
  • "Has Apple taken control of iPhone5.com? Apple had complained to the World Intellectual Property Organization about the domain, which was unaffiliated with the iPhone maker. And now it seems to have found closure." CNET News 11:03 AM
  • "Apple wins dispute over iPhone5.com domain name" The Next Web 8:36 AM
  • "Apple Claims Ownership Of iPhone5.com Domain" Cult of Mac 8:17 AM
  • "iPhone Users More Likely to Tell Truth Via Text, Study Says: People are more likely to tell the truth in a text message than in a voice interview, according to researchers at the Institute for Social Research at the University of Michigan." PCWorld 11:19 AM
  • "Samsung Wrests No. 1 Smartphone Position From Apple; Worldwide Cellphone Sales Decline 2 Percent in Q1 2012 – First Year-over-Year Decline Since Q2 2009" MacPrices 11:52 AM
  • "The tablet revolution is coming: Working anywhere without compromise" ZDNet 8:01 AM
  • "Verizon Reiterates How Unlimited Data Will Die A Slow Death" Cult of Mac 5:45 PM
  • "Verizon Clarifies: Unlimited Data Plans to Die Slow Death" New York Times [Free/Paid Registration Required] 4:37 PM
  • "Sprint might bend over backwards to get AT&T and Verizon iPhone users to switch"  MacDailyNews 3:42 PM
  • "Sprint to offer $100 towards iPhone 4S with trade-in" iLounge 11:56 AM
  • "Sprint: Trade in old iPhone, get $100 towards iPhone 4S" ZDNet 12:23 PM
  • "Sprint won't make money on the iPhone until at least 2015" iDownload Blog 8:31 AM
  • "Dan Hesse certain the iPhone will be profitable for Sprint" TUAW 8:31 AM
  • "Best Buy Stores Cut iPhone 4 Price to $50" PCWorld 4:11 PM
  • "Who was Steve Jobs? New kids book aims to answer the question" CNET News 8:47 AM
  • "Crooks sell skint fanbois potatoes instead of iPhones: Greater Manchester police are appealing for help after a number of people who thought they were laying hands on a shiny new iPhone ended up with a sack of spuds instead." The Register 12:22 PM
  • "Microsoft books stall at Appule - the Mac expo stiffed by Apple" Channel Register 8:21 AM
Non-Apple News
  • "AT&T eyes lower subsidies, shared data plans" Reuters 4:07 PM
  • "Cathedral Embraces PlayStation, Wins Converts, Ignites Conversations" Wired 12:15 PM
  • "Acer targets SMBs with Ivy Bridge TravelMate laptops" V3 12:12 PM
  • "SGI skips future Xeon E7s, lobs E5-4600s into UV2 supers: Adds Xeon E5s, Tesla K10 GPU coprocessors to rackable boxes" The Register 12:05 PM
  • "This super-efficient chip is 'inexact': An international team of engineers has designed an 'inexact' computer chip that attempts to challenge the industry's 50-year pursuit of accuracy." TG Daily 12:03 PM
  • "Diablo III Battles Battle.net Blues as Players Slam the Game in Reviews" Techland 12:10 PM
  • "Netflix Gets Fancy New Web Video Player, Lures Old Subscribers Back" Techland 12:09 PM
  • "Twitter Now Honors Mozilla's Do Not Track Feature" TechCrunch 11:54 AM
  • "Curt Schilling is mum on his pitch: Bailout talk with R.I bigs held in secret" Boston Herald 10:21 AM
  • "Samsung not seen quaking in boots over Apple-Elpida report" Reuters 10:07 AM
  • "Toshiba slashes TV production: Company decides to end its domestic production of flat-panel TVs in an attempt to boost its sagging operating profit." CNET News 10:01 AM
  • "Lone Anon hater claims responsibility for Pirate Bay attack" CNET News 10:00 AM
  • "Mark Zuckerberg could become second wealthiest man in US following Facebook IPO" New York Post 11:13 AM
  • "Facebook shortens lock-up period for some holders" MarketWatch 12:43 PM
  • "Facebooks Elite Cash In But Other Insiders Must Wait" Forbes 10:48 AM
  • "Verizon customers, say goodbye to grandfathered unlimited data plans if you want to upgrade" The Verge [Free Registration Required] 9:45 AM
  • "Third Point faces high stakes with Yahoo" MarketWatch 9:41 AM
  • "GameStop Earnings Fall on Tepid Demand" WSJ.com [Paid Membership Required] 9:41 AM
  • "LG Rolls Out New Optimus Smartphone" WSJ.com [Paid Membership Required] 9:34 AM
  • "Google Reveals Video Glasses Working with Magic Rings & Invisible Tattoos" Patent Bolt 11:23 AM
  • "Verizon Unlimited Users' Plans Not Going Away, But Options Likely To Narrow" AllThingsD 11:04 AM
  • "Why Israel is a hotbed for flash storage innovation: EMC deal for XtremeIO highlights Israel's highly-skilled IT workforce, tech success" Computerworld 8:22 AM
  • "ABC rips off Apple's famed '1984' advert to hype up dumb singing contest" iDownload Blog 4:21 PM
Publications/Podcasts
  • "Drugs, Cops & Dismemberment: The Crazy Adventures Of A Vintage Mac Collector [Interview] Cult of Mac 11:05 AM
  • "Get a free copy of Macworld's commemorative Steve Jobs issue: Download our free Macworld UK magazine app to get your free Steve Jobs issue today" Macworld UK 11:00 AM
Hardware/Software
  • "F-Secure: Android Malware Has Nearly Quadrupled in the Past Year, iOS Remains Clear" MacTrast 11:10 AM
  • "iPhone, iPad become apple of cyber criminals' eye: Sheer iOS traffic is making Apple the lowest hanging fruit, Zscaler's State of the Web Report finds" CSO 11:23 AM
  • "Off-the-shelf forensics tool slurps iPhone data via iCloud: Cops don't need your actual phone any more" The Register 12:22 PM
  • "The MacBook Legacy: 2006 to 2011" Low End Mac 3:41 PM
Apple Patent Applications
  • "An Old Apple Patent Doesn't Lend Credence to Retina Display Rumors Whatsoever" Patently Apple 5:51 PM
  • "Apple Patent Application Lends Credence to Retina-Display Mac Rumors" Wired 4:09 PM
  • "Apple Focusing on Unitary Device Designs & Processes" Patently Apple 3:11 PM
  • "Apple Reinvents Speakerphone System for iOS Devices" Patently Apple 9:36 AM
  • "Apple Working On Ways To Improve Speakers In All Its Devices" MacNews 8:21 AM
  • "Apple Invents a Hybrid Business & Gift Card System" Patently Apple 9:19 AM
  • "Apple Files Patent For Multi-Touch Focus" MacNews 8:24 AM
AppleCare/Helps
  • "RAM upgrade considerations for iMac systems: If you plan on upgrading your iMac's RAM, then looking to third-party distributors will offer you more options at far cheaper prices." MacFixIt 4:31 PM
Price Trackers/Deals
  • "Duke Nukem 3D For iPhone Is Temporarily Available For Free (Normally $0.99)" Apple Sliced 9:12 AM
  • "Feed Me Oil HD For iPad Is Free Right Now (Previously $1.99), The iPhone Version Is Also Free" Apple Sliced 9:12 AM
  • "iGPS HD For iPad Is Free Today (Was $0.99)" Apple Sliced 9:12 AM
  • "iPad (2012) Prices & Sales" MacPrices 8:01 AM
  • "MacBook Air Prices & Sales" MacPrices 8:01 AM
  • "MacBook Pro Prices & Sales" MacPrices 8:01 AM
  • "Apple Time Capsule Buyer's Guide -Up to $70 Off Currently Shipping Models" MacReviewZone 3:10 PM
  • "Apple Friendly Product Guide -Best Selling iPod Accessories -From $9 To $300" MacReviewZone 3:11 PM
  • "Bluetooth Sliding Keyboard Case for iPhone:  $34.99" Deal Brothers 4:18 PM

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Reviews/How-To/Tutorials/Tips
Reviews
  • "iHome iP76: Chameleon LED Bluetooth tower for your iPhone" CNET Reviews 3:11 PM
  • "Vaja Libretto for iPad (3rd-Gen)" iLounge 11:10 AM
  • "KEE's Slider may have some great color combinations, but has major design flaws" Macworld 8:50 AM
  • "Satechi's iDevice Speaker/Charger Does Double Duty Beautifully" The Mac Observer 3:10 PM
  • "LifeProof A Fine Case Even With Some Drawbacks" MacNews 7:48 AM
  • "Spigen SGP Folio for iPad (3rd-Generation)" iLounge 4:22 PM
  • "iSkin Aura2 for iPad 2/iPad (3rd-Gen)" iLounge 4:22 PM
  • "Ticket to Ride for Mac Review: The board game favorite comes to Mac" Mac|Life 11:57 AM
iPad/iPhone/iPod touch Apps
  • "Review: The Weather Channel's Slick New (and Free) iPhone App" Techland 12:22 PM
  • "My English Translator for iOS review: Lost in translation? There's an app for that" Macworld UK 8:23 AM
  • "MyTunes Pro HD Review" Mac|Life 8:32 AM
  • "SoundBrush: A fun way of creating musical doodles that will particularly appeal to kids." Register Hardware 12:22 PM
  • "TransFire XP Review: Avoid this unusable, unattractive app" Macworld 8:24 AM
  • "Appidemic: Z! Checkers for iPhone, iPad, iPod touch" AppleTell 8:16 AM
  • "Review: Manga Rock 2 for iPhone and iPad" iSource 4:29 PM
  • "Make Music With A Wave Of Your Hand [Review] Cult of Mac 4:22 PM
  • "'Punch Hero' Review - Black-eyed Prizefighter" Touch Arcade 11:12 AM
  • "'Rocket Fox' Review - A Puzzle-Platformer as Fun For Your Mind as It is Your Reflexes" Touch Arcade 11:58 AM
  • "On The Grid! Review: Finding the right paths is key in this twisting puzzle game." 148Apps 11:58 AM
  • "Mr. Reader for iPad Review: Given up on RSS readers on the iPad? You won't once you give Mr. Reader a go." 148Apps 11:10 AM
  • "Sonic the Hedgehog 4 Episode II Review: Sonic 4 Episode 2 brings Tails back into the Sonic equation for the better, but do the cheap challenges sink this game?" 148Apps 8:32 AM
  • "Mole Kart I Review: An uninspired Mario Kart clone, Mole Kart I offers little more than a wake up call to Nintendo" 148Apps 4:22 PM
  • "Fat Kid Ninja Review: Fat Kid Ninja is a casual game in which players defend themselves from evil attacking vegetables." 148Apps 4:22 PM
  • "Snabbit Review: Test your reflexes in this casual, fast-paced arcade game!" 148Apps 4:22 PM
How-To/Tutorial
  • "ButtonHide Example in iPhone: In this application we will see how to hide button from the iPhone application." The iPhone Developer Resource 8:23 AM
Tips
  • "Beam Your Photos From iPad to iPhone Using iPhoto [iOS Tips] Cult of Mac 4:22 PM
  • "How to fix battery issues after upgrading to iOS 5.1.1" CNET Reviews 4:01 PM
  • "Quick Fix for iOS 5.1.1 Battery Life Problems" OS X Daily 11:57 AM
Analysis/Commentary/Editorial/Opinion
  • "Steve Jobs 'Worked Closely' on Design of Next-Generation iPhone with Larger Display" MacRumors 8:49 PM
  • "Heavy Lies the Crown: Apple's Mobile Success Puts it on Thin Security Ice/Comparing Apple's current position in mobile to Microsoft's long-running security battle in PCs" Network World 6:01 PM
  • "How apps will benefit from a 4-inch iPhone" 9 to 5 Mac 5:47 PM
  • "Facebook vs. Apple" New York Times [Free/Paid Registration Required] 4:38 PM
  • "Why Ultrabook Laptops Aren't Just MacBook Air Clones: Sleek silver Ultrabooks arriving from major PC manufacturers aren't just Apple Macbook Air clones." PCWorld 4:38 PM
  • "Should You Upgrade to an 802.11ac Router?" Mac|Life 4:37 PM
  • "Apple Still Dropping The Ball On iOS Training" Cult of Mac 4:22 PM
  • "Why Apple's iWallet Won't Have Anything To Do With NFC" Cult of Mac 4:22 PM
  • "Apple Board Member Mickey Drexler on Steve Jobs' iCar Dreams, Apple's Living Room Push" MacRumors 4:37 PM
  • "Apple Board Member: Steve Jobs Wanted To Build An iCar Before He Died" Business Insider 3:43 PM
  • "Steve Jobs Wanted To Make An iCar" Cult of Mac 6:00 PM
  • "Analysis: New, Surprising Facts About iPhone Security" The Mac Observer 3:10 PM
  • "The Macalope Daily: Looking for probable cause" Macworld [Insider Content] 11:09 AM
  • "MacBook Air rumor roundup: Retina, Ivy Bridge and beyond" Tapscape 11:08 AM
  • "The case against the 'iPad mini': Fragmentation and cannibalization" ZDNet 11:07 AM
  • "Apple, on Siri complaints: Buy a different phone" BGR 9:45 AM
  • "Can Apple make a 'Retina' display MacBook a reality?" ZDNet 9:45 AM
  • "Apple, the iPhone, and the future of healthcare"  Computerworld 9:43 AM
  • "Apple's Censorship of 'Jailbreak' in iTunes Makes Zero Sense" The Atlantic Wire 11:12 AM
  • "Apple Censors 'Jailbreak' In iTunes" Gizmodo 8:59 AM
  • "Why iPad Dominance Is a Lock for the Rest of 2012"  MacNewsWorld 8:24 AM
  • "5 Reasons Apple Won't Conquer Enterprise" Seeking Alpha 8:02 AM
  • "Microsoft leading Apple and Google in TV race" BGR 7:58 AM
  • "Will the Microsoft Xbox win the living room wars over Apple, Google?"  ZDNet 7:58 AM
  • "An iOS 6 wish list" Macworld 11:09 AM
  • "Greg's Bite, The Inevitable IOS App Shakeout" MacNews 7:48 AM
  • "Businesses Turn To IPads --But Not At The Mac's Expense" MacNews 7:48 AM
  • "Reuters Agrees: The Next iPhone Will Be Larger" TechCrunch 11:58 AM
  • "Steve Jobs' death clears way for rumoured 4in 'iPhone 5' screen" The Register 8:21 AM
  • "Rene Ritchie on the Ramifications of a 4-Inch iPhone Display" Daring Fireball 4:23 PM
  • "The 4 inch iPhone"  iMore 8:17 AM
  • "The iPhone with a 4in screen could look like this: We round up illustrations and concept images of Apple's rumoured 4in iPhone" Macworld UK 8:07 AM
  • "The next iPhone: what we know so far" The Verge 8:05 AM
  • "4-inch iPhone rumors reaffirmed by Reuters sources" Reuters 8:05 AM
  • "The iPhone Screen Of The Future. Does Size Matter? Is Bigger, Better?" PixoBebo 7:47 AM
Non-Apple
  • "Twitter is tracking you on the web" dcurtis 7:59 PM
  • "Trickle-down Zuckonomics and the Facebook IPO hackathon: As Mark Zuckerberg gets ready to ring a bell tomorrow ushering in the company's $100 billion IPO, its employees are readying a night of coding, and possibly months of spending." CNET News 7:09 PM
  • "Comcast is switching to usage-based Internet pricing" SplatF 6:39 PM
  • "F-Secure: Android Malware Has Nearly Quadrupled in the Past Year, iOS Remains Clear" MacTrast 6:07 PM
  • "Verizon: You can keep unlimited — if you buy your own phone" GigaOM 6:01 PM
  • "Google Knowledge Graph: The Birth of a Siri Rival? Google's Knowledge Graph seems like just another search feature, but connect the dots and it could become the brains behind a Siri-like virtual assistant." PCWorld 4:10 PM
  • "How to survive without an unlimited data plan" USA Today 12:10 PM
  • "How To Stop Sleeping With Your Smartphone" Time 12:09 PM
  • "UK now a top ten nation for hacking traffic, logs show" Techworld 11:59 AM
  • "Ethernet switching gets specialized: Dell'Oro Group says Ethernet growth will be spurred by data center, other specific requirements, firm notes" Network World 11:21 AM
  • "The firestorm over firewalls: Two days ago I declared that it was time to deep-six the firewall; the rebuttals were fast and furious. Here's my response" InfoWorld 10:54 AM
  • "Global Survey Of Gamers Finds Nintendo Wii U Lags Far Behind Sony PlayStation 4 And Microsoft Durango" Forbes 10:47 AM
  • "Google+ posts not getting commented on, shared or +1'd" PCWorld 12:00 PM
  • "Google Knowledge Graph: Keeping Your Eyes (and Clicks) on Google" PCWorld 11:19 AM
  • "Google Knowledge Graph: How It Changes Search" InformationWeek 10:08 AM
  • "Pay-per-use bandwidth? Not without some ground rules" CNET News 10:02 AM
  • "Researchers Tackle Android Fragmentation, Find 4,000 Devices" PC Magazine 11:16 AM
  • "Chart of the day: A snapshot of 3,997 distinct Android devices" Fortune 10:49 AM
  • "A Look at Android Fragmentation: The Good, the Bad and the Pretty Charts" AllThingsD 9:41 AM
  • "The secrets of Facebook's profit engine" Fortune 10:49 AM
  • "Why I won't be quitting Facebook" CNN 10:43 AM
  • "Facebook vs. Google: The epic battle" CNET News 10:02 AM
  • "Facebook's biggest problem is that it's a media company" GigaOM [Free Registration Required] 9:45 AM
  • "The Gaping Hole in Facebook's Story: Mobile" TheStreet 9:31 AM
  • "Affordable UltraBooks are Coming But They Aren't UltraBooks" Tech.pinions 9:20 AM
Humor/Cartoons
Press Releases/Products/Public Relations
  • "Netflix launches snazzy new in-browser Video player" Macworld 8:13 PM
  • "iRig Mix out now, impresses with size and features | TUAW - The Unofficial Apple Weblog" TUAW 7:37 PM
  • "Get your iPhone and iPad DJ on with iRig MIX" iMore 8:35 PM
  • "Cenegenics Launches iPhone/Android Mobile Apps for Its Online Fitness/Nutrition Tracking Program" PRWeb 4:39 PM
  • "Adorama, Leading U.S. Retailer for Mobile Imaging and iPhoneography, Restocks its Popular iPhone Toolshed" PRWeb 4:38 PM
  • "Relive a Classic Fairy Tale Starring your Child in It's Me! Peter Pan for iPad" PRWeb 4:38 PM
  • "Zumiez Couch Tour 2012: 1890's Yourself with the Free Mobile App" PRWeb 4:38 PM
  • "LD Magazine Hits The NewsStand ... Apple's NewsStand that is" PRWeb 4:38 PM
  • "PopCap finally releases Bejeweled HD on iPad" TUAW 4:22 PM
  • "This Waterproof iPhone Case Is So Thin You Can Use Another Case On Top of It" Gizmodo 4:12 PM
  • "Weotta Go: An iPhone App That Suggests Activities For Right Now" TechCrunch 4:12 PM
  • "Retro 1980s case turns iPhone into 'brick' handset: Get your Cyndi Lauper on with ThinkGeek's Retro iPhone Case, an ode to 1980s technology excesses that would look right at home in an episode of 'Knight Rider.'" CNET News 4:08 PM
  • "Weather Channel, Flipboard Updates Gain Social Power" InformationWeek 4:08 PM
  • "Infinity Blade's Next Game For iPad Looks Freaking Sweet" Business Insider 3:43 PM
  • "Eduardo Saverin Backs Mobile Wallet Contender Crowdmob" TechCrunch 11:58 AM
  • "Need Help Running Your Business? Docstoc has 30 Free Apps for That" PCWorld 11:24 AM
  • "40 Apps That Can Make You More Productive: Get the most out of yourself with these apps that will help you work more efficiently and boost your productivity." [Slideshow] PC Magazine 11:18 AM
  • "iPhone app reads the minds of cats, dogs, zombies ... and stuffed unicorns" MSNBC 11:13 AM
  • "Forensic Tool Grabs iPhone, iPad Data Remotely: Commercial forensic software from ElcomSoft lets investigators download someone's iPhone or iPad data without physically accessing the device; technique works via iOS device backups on iCloud." InformationWeek 11:01 AM
  • "Is TypeDrawing 3.0 Your Type Of Drawing App?" App Advice 8:58 AM
  • "iSwifter Brings Facebook Games to iPad" PadGadget 8:31 AM
  • "Best-Selling Drug Reference for Nurses Now a Mobile App" PRNewswire 8:27 AM
  • "4Videosoft Upgraded Video Converter for Mac: Comprehensive Solution to Convert any Video File on Mac" PRNewswire 8:27 AM
  • "Unlock/Jailbreak iOS 5.1 & 5.1.1 iPhone 4S, 4, 3Gs, iPad 2 & New iPad 3 Today Cydia" PRWeb 8:26 AM
  • "Teen iPhone Owners Get More Listening Pleasure Out of Their Smartphone with New iHangy Music Necklace – Fashionable Accessory Drapes Securely Around the Neck and Comes with Attached Earbuds" PRWeb 8:26 AM
  • "Relive a Classic Fairy Tale Starring your Child in It's Me! Peter Pan for iPad" PRWeb 8:26 AM
  • "Adorama, Leading U.S. Retailer for Mobile Imaging and iPhoneography, Restocks its Popular iPhone Toolshed" PRWeb 8:26 AM
  • "Circus Atari raises the tent on iPhone, iPad, iPod touch" AppleTell 8:16 AM
  • "Create and Text Original GIFs With MyFaceWhen iPhone App" Mashable 8:15 AM
  • "Red Oak Software Announces Availability of Legacy MobileTM for iPad V1.0" Business Wire 8:04 AM
  • "HeroCraft and i-Free Innovations Unleash The Ultimate Brain-Busting 3D Puzzle Game For iPad, iPhone & iPod touch" Business Wire 8:04 AM
  • "PopCap Games Launches Bejeweled® HD for iPad®" Business Wire 8:04 AM
  • "Nuance Brings Power of Dragon to PlaySay App for iPhone" Business Wire 8:04 AM
  • "The Weather Channel Beautifies And Socializes Its iPhone App" TechCrunch 8:02 AM
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  • "Relive a Fairy Tale Starring your Child in It's Me! Peter Pan for iPad" prMac 7:54 AM
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  • "Sprite Cutter Brings Game-Sprite and Online-Avatar Creation to the iPad" prMac 7:54 AM
  • "Screen Calculator for iPhone/iPad released by Badger Studios" prMac 7:54 AM
  • "Sailer Hero - a new game from Funjio Apps Team" prMac 7:54 AM
  • "Apps for Children with Special Needs posts video for The Social Express" prMac 7:54 AM
  • "Best Fishing Times Gives Best Times To Fish For Any Date, Any Location" prMac 7:54 AM
  • "Solar Balls 1.0 released for iOS - Save Earth from the fiery Solar Balls" prMac 7:54 AM
  • "PlayBC - Interactive Alphabet is now available on iPad and iPhone" prMac 7:54 AM
  • "New Photo Captions 3.0 Mothers Day update gets featured in the App Store" prMac 7:54 AM
  • "Manga Rock 2 for iOS - Best way to read Manga" prMac 7:54 AM
  • "Jumbuck Launches RaboDirect PRO12 Rugby Competition App" prMac 7:53 AM
  • "iCals: iPhone iPad: Find Food Serving Calorie Content Based on USDA DB" prMac 7:53 AM
  • "Budgeted iOS App Takes The Work Out of Creating A Budget" prMac 7:53 AM
Computer Industry
  • "Oracle's Ellison, Intel CEO Otellini Top Witness List for Oracle, HP Trial: Mark Hurd, Ann Livermore and Safra Catz also are potential witnesses in the upcoming trial over the dispute between HP and Oracle over Intel's Itanium platform." eWeek 10:42 AM
  • "HP's Whitman to Announce Restructuring Plan Wednesday; 30,000 Jobs Targeted" AllThingsD 3:16 PM
  • "HP ponders cutting 25K jobs: but it needs more than layoffs: HP does need to shrink to boost its profitability: but, more important, it also needs to reinvest the savings in more lucrative markets. If it can find them in time." CNET News 4:03 PM
  • "H-P to Slash Work Force by up to 30,000" WSJ.com [Paid Membership Required] 5:43 PM
  • "HP may cut 25,000 jobs" Bloomberg News [Paid Membership Required] 4:05 PM
  • "HP may cut 25,000 jobs" BGR 5:42 PM
  • "Hewlett Packard Should Retool 25,000 Jobs, Not Cut Jobs" TheStreet 4:06 PM
  • "HP Attempts Innovation Through Massive Layoffs?" ITBusinessEdge 4:06 PM
  • "HP: Jobs Cuts Imminent?" Forbes 9:51 AM
  • "No respite for HP, Dell in Windows 8: BMO" Reuters 9:51 AM
  • "Windows 8 will 'disappoint': Analysts cut price targets on HP, Dell" ZDNet 12:17 PM
  • "HP frogmarches new Xeon, Opteron chips into ProLiants" The Register 12:06 PM
  • "HP, CSC and EMC open cybersecurity research centre in Berlin" Computerworld UK 12:00 PM
  • "IBM SmartCloud: As Much Cloud As You Want/IBM expands private, public, and hybrid cloud options for customers with its SmartCloud offerings, including IaaS in IBM data centers with dedicated servers." InformationWeek 10:08 AM
  • "Windows Phone shows signs of life" BGR 6:00 PM
  • "Windows Phone: Down but not out in fight with Android" InfoWorld 10:55 AM
  • "The 20 Windows 8 features you'll love most: From Metro Start to reduced hardware requirements, here is a look at the best new features Windows 8 users will love" [Slideshow] InfoWorld 10:54 AM
  • "Microsoft exec: Dynamics CRM, AX aims to feast Oracle, SAP switchers" ZDNet 12:18 PM
  • "Forbes Earnings Preview: Dell" Forbes 12:46 PM
  • "Intel wants to have conflict-free processors by the end of 2013" Engadget 8:00 PM
  • "Reports of Intel's death are wildly exaggerated" InfoWorld 10:54 AM
  • "Intel's FinFETs are less fin and more triangle" EE Times 10:32 AM
  • "Vixie warns: DNS Changer 'blackouts' inevitable/Father of BIND fears ISP crisis in July" The Register 12:07 PM
  • "Senator Wants 55,000 Green Cards For Tech Grads" InformationWeek 12:55 PM
  • "Linux Mint 13 release candidate arrives" ZDNet UK 12:21 PM
  • "Why Israel is a hotbed for flash storage innovation" Computerworld 10:28 AM
  • "The Best Cities For Tech Jobs" Forbes 10:48 AM
Finances (Click heading for current Apple Stock price.)
Apple News
  • "Bullish Cross Initiates Rare Buy Rating on Apple" Bullish Cross 4:21 PM
  • "Analysis: Now is the time to buy Apple stock" AppleInsider 4:34 PM
  • "Apple Still Very Much Worth Buying, Says David Einhorn" Minyanville 3:17 PM
  • "Defriending Apple for Facebook?" FOXBusiness 3:37 PM
  • "Apple's Recent Stock Price: Explanations"  Forbes 8:15 AM
  • "Meet the men who carved $96B out of Apple's market value: A gathering of hedge fund managers in Manhattan sends the share price on a wild ride"  Fortune 8:10 AM
  • "With Just A Few Words, This Man Helped Cost Apple Shareholders $96 Billion" Cult of Mac 11:05 AM
  • "How Apple Helps Others Make Money" [Video Report] Bloomberg 8:28 AM
  • "Analysts: Market 'overreacting' in Samsung sell-off over Apple supplier report" Silicon Valley 8:03 AM
Industry News
  • "H-P gains on layoff reports; techs slip: U.S. stock indexes knocked for fifth day" MarketWatch 4:31 PM
  • "U.S. stock indexes knocked for fifth day: Concern of bank runs in Greece and other European nations" MarketWatch 4:31 PM
  • "Wall Street Sinks on EU Jitters, Weak Data" FOXBusiness 4:32 PM
  • "Stocks Head for Fifth Straight Decline" TheStreet 4:32 PM
  • "Flight to safety: 10-year yield at record low" CNNMoney 4:32 PM
  • "U.S. Stocks Extend Losing Streak: Stocks extended their streak of declines as concerns about Spain's banks and a weak reading on mid-Atlantic business conditions outweighed upbeat earnings from Wal-Mart WMT and Sears." WSJ.com [Paid Membership Required] 4:32 PM
  • "Wall Street struggles in the face of Europe" CNNMoney 9:30 AM
  • "Britain's FTSE 100 ends with heavy losses" MarketWatch 12:44 PM
  • "Asian Markets Steady as Europe Jitters Subside" WSJ.com [Paid Membership Required] 9:41 AM
  • "Asian Stocks Advance on Japanese Growth, Fed Stimulus Optimism" Bloomberg 9:46 AM
  • "Asia Markets: Asia stocks mostly rebound after savage sell-off" MarketWatch 9:35 AM
  • "European Stocks Drop as ECB Pauses Lending to Some Greek Banks" Bloomberg 9:46 AM
  • "Europe Markets: European stock in retreat over Spain's Bankia/'This is a very slippery slope right now,' says one strategist" MarketWatch 12:30 PM
  • "Most active Nasdaq-traded stocks: Nasdaq's 10 most active stocks at 1 p.m." Associated Press 12:45 PM
  • "Midday Glance: Computer companies/Computer companies shares mixed at 1 p.m." Associated Press 12:45 PM
  • "Final Glance: Computer companies" CBS News 9:31 PM
  • "Hedge Fund Star Touts Top Tech Stocks" TheStreet 9:32 AM
  • "3 Tech Stocks To Buy Now For Profits In 2013" Seeking Alpha 9:54 AM

 
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