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MacSurfer's Archive: Friday, May 18, 2012
 

 

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Wednesday Highlights: Former Adobe exec, now head of Apple Watch efforts, Kevin Lynch, profiled at CNET; and the iWatch may be "a cure for smartphone addiction", but don't get caught fiddling with one while you drive; AppleInsider hearing late October as month to expect Apple's next "product splash"; 2-step verification now live for iCloud; workers at Foxconn's Brazil iPhone factory go on strike, halt production; part two of Tim Cook's interview with Charlie Rose; MiQueue app which lets you know wait times for new iPhones at Apple Stores, banned; want to know when iOS 8 will be released in your part of the world?; Apple Watch to use AMOLED panels; and we've posted a number of iPhone 6 reviews down in our Reviews section, including John Gruber's take, Mashable, Re/code, among many others; as well, Ars Technica reviews iOS 8, more from Re/code, iMore, others; and be sure to read Ars Technica's thoughts on iOS 8 on the iPhone 4S before you upgrade; iDownload Blog on setting up your new iPhone via iTunes backup, 9to5Mac primer on getting ready for iOS 8.

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Apple/Macintosh
  • "iPhone 5 Screen: Will Things Get Ugly? With the introduction of the iPhone 5, Apple may finally enlarge the smartphone's screen. While a larger screen would provide much more interface space for apps, it would also mean developers will have yet another display size to deal with. That won't necessarily make it impossible to run old apps on new hardware, but it may lead to aesthetic compromises."  MacNewsWorld 8:14 AM
  • "Apple Said to Plan Overhaul of IPhone With Bigger Screen" Bloomberg 8:13 AM
  • "Apple: Larger iPhone Displays Could Lead To jump In Sales In 2013"  Seeking Alpha 8:11 AM
  • "Apple to use only green power for main data center"  Reuters 8:10 AM
  • "Apple Powering NC Data Center with 100% Renewable Energy, Doubling Size of Solar Array" TreeHugger 11:00 AM
  • "Four Years of App Store: Developers Weigh In On Search, Discovery, and Curation"  MacStories 9:27 AM
  • "Is it time for enterprise PC outfits to carry Apple Macs? Mac-maker is hard to ignore, despite being a 'difficult' vendor"  Channel Register 9:31 AM
  • "Catalysts Driving Apple to $800 by Year End; Psst Facebook Does Not Have Them" Forbes 10:50 AM
  • "Apple scrubs dirty iCloud data centre with second solar wash" The Register 8:07 AM
  • "Apple Inc to use only green power for main data center by end of 2012" The China Post 4:08 PM
  • "Class-action suit targets Apple for iCloud downtime: A new lawsuit accuses Apple of participating in 'unfair, unlawful, deceptive, and misleading practices' in promoting the simplicity and reliability of its iCloud service." AppleInsider 10:53 AM
  • "Apple defends Siri against class action lawsuit" CBS News 2:44 PM
  • "Kodak says Apple attempting to buy patents 'on the cheap': Says Apple's ploy is calculated to prevent it from using its bankruptcy sale process to obtain a fair price for its digital capture portfolio" Macworld UK 8:26 AM
  • "Oh, Snap: Kodak Says Apple Is Just Playing Spoiler With Patent Claim" AllThingsD 2:42 PM
OS X
News
  • "Mountain Lion on Mac Will Change TV and Delight Cord Cutters"  ReadWriteWeb 8:30 AM
  • "Ditch iTunes: Manage Multimedia on the iPhone Your Way/Here are five iTunes alternatives for converting and managing music and videos on iOS devices."  PCWorld 8:10 AM
  • "Apple sends out reminder to developers that Mac apps must be sandboxed by June 1st" The Next Web 5:29 PM
  • "WWDC sneak peek: Don't let iOS 6 blind you to the real action in iCloud/Apple has launched many cloud services in the last year that would make sense to integrate into the iCloud platform" InfoWorld 10:54 AM
AppleCare/Troubleshooting
  • "Q&A: MacFixIt Answers/How to protect your user data during computer repairs, and other questions answered." CNET Reviews 6:24 PM
  • "OS X 10.7.4 Delivers False Error Message To Mac Pro Users On Startup" MacTrast 2:49 PM
  • "Xsan 2: Xsan Admin displays an authentication alert if HTTPS proxy is used" Apple Support 4:39 PM
  • "Users unable to SSH into Lion Server or Mac OS X Server v10.6" Apple Support 4:39 PM
  • "Lion Server: NetRestore or NetBoot image creation may not work due to expired digital certificates" Apple Support 4:38 PM
Reviews/How-To/Tips
  • "Ask the iTunes Guy: Syncing tips" Macworld 8:30 AM
  • "Creating an iTunes Match library from an external hard drive" iLounge 2:51 PM
  • "Mac OS X: Open Contacts & Events in Separate Windows" The Mac Observer 7:59 AM
  • "MacMost Now 711: iPhoto Independent Web Galleries" MacMost 7:59 AM
  • "Access the iOS Photo Stream from the Mac OS X Finder" OS X Daily 2:54 PM
  • "Mac Tip: Minimize And Hide Applications And Windows" MacTrast 8:14 AM
  • "Resize OS X Lion Windows More Intelligently [OS X Tips] Cult of Mac 8:41 AM
  • "How to Minimize Windows in Slow Motion" Macinstruct 9:00 AM
  • "Script to Copy File to Dropbox Folder and Create email message containing link" Macs in Chemistry 8:01 AM
  • "The Free And Secret Mac Menubar Tool That Reduces Clutter And Improves Your Thinking" Mac 360 8:02 AM
  • "Zip Tools For Mac: The Good, The Bad, The Free" NoodleMac 8:02 AM
  • "How Your Mac Can Help You Become A Song Writer Or A Poet" TeraTalks 8:02 AM
  • "The Mac Calculator You Don't Have, Can't Afford, Wish You Had, And Really Need" McSolo 8:03 AM
  • "The Problem With The Mac's Menubar And How To Solve It For Free" Mac 360 8:02 AM
Op/Ed
  • "Why Apple is making OS X more like iOS: Cross-pollination improves both platforms, brings new customers to the Mac" Macworld 2:55 PM
  • "Mac OS X 10.7.4 and Grand Robert: Temporary workaround" Betalogue 9:01 AM
  • "Flashback Removal Update for OS X 10.5 Leopard, Dropbox Pick of the Cloud Litter, and More" Low End Mac 9:28 PM
Press Releases
  • "DropKey app encrypts Mac files, free through Sunday" TUAW 11:22 AM
  • "MacScan 2.9.3 with Google Chrome & SeaMonkey Support Released" SecureMac 10:09 AM
  • "Mysteryville 2 from Nevosoft Now Available on the Mac App Store" prMac 7:58 AM
  • "ResourceHelper launches - No more image resource mistakes" prMac 7:58 AM
  • "Yummy FTP Lite 1.0 is released - exclusively on the Mac App Store" prMac 7:58 AM
General Interest/Potpourri
  • "Apple Loop: The Week In Review" Forbes 6:36 PM
  • "Steve Jobs involved in design of future iPhone, says report: The late Apple co-founder is still leaving his mark on the company's future designs." CNET News 8:08 AM
  • "Steve Jobs worked closely on design overhaul for iPhone 5" Macworld UK 8:26 AM
  • "RIM, Motorola told Apple they could find a nano-SIM compromise: here it is" The Verge 8:17 AM
  • "This Is Why T-Mobile Won't Officially Carry iPhones" BYTE 8:20 AM
  • "Apple Co-Founder Steve Wozniak Hired to Help Aaron Sorkin on Steve Jobs Biopic" The Hollywood Reporter 9:29 AM
  • "Steve Wozniak hired by Sony as a 'tutor' for the Steve Jobs movie" AppleTell 8:32 AM
  • "Tension sought for Jobs film" Reuters 12:09 PM
  • "Steve Jobs Movie Begins Filming in the Original Apple Garage" PRNewswire 7:55 PM
  • "Steve Jobs TV movie to film at the original Apple garage" CNET News 7:55 PM
  • "Ashton Kutcher's Steve Jobs biopic, jOBS, to begin filming in original Apple garage" The Next Web 7:46 PM
  • "Apple board member: Steve Jobs wanted to build the iCar/Mickey Drexler also hinted at an Apple television set, to arrive in the 'near future'" Macworld UK 8:26 AM
  • "iPad factory towns in China to finally get Apple Stores" The Register 12:30 PM
  • "Apple Lets Crowd-Funded Developers Sidestep App Store Policies" Macworld 10:59 AM
  • "Apple forces new name for London Apple Expo, Microsoft signs up: Microsoft to exhibit at Appule Pro User Live Expo" Macworld UK 9:29 AM
  • "Apple no longer censoring the word 'jailbreak' in U.S. iTunes Store" The Next Web 8:25 AM
  • "Jailbreak no longer a dirty word on iTunes, the App Store" CNET News 2:42 PM
  • "Conmen replace iPhones, laptops with Coke and spuds: Police report that Manchester public have been conned out of £3,000 in iPhone, laptop scam" Macworld UK 8:27 AM
  • "More regional carriers debut iPhone 4S" Electronista 7:46 PM
  • "Sprint aggressively promotes iPhone 4S unlimited plan" CNET News 9:27 PM
  • "Sprint now offering $100 credit when you trade in an iPhone from any other carrier" The Next Web 4:38 PM
  • "Sprint to offer $100 towards iPhone 4S upon trade-in" TUAW 8:30 AM
  • "Wozniak's Original System Description of the Apple ][" Slashdot 5:17 PM
  • "Tiny Steve Jobs Found Selling iPhones In NYC" Cult of Mac 2:49 PM
Non-Apple News
  • "Neuroscientists develop video game for stroke recovery" CNET News 12:49 PM
  • "Meet the Man Who Invented the Instructions for the Internet" Wired Magazine 12:28 PM
  • "Toyota turns Nintendo DS into nav system remote" TG Daily 12:13 PM
  • "'Wikipedia town' browser friendly: A small Welsh town where English King Henry V was born is about to make history again by becoming the world's first 'Wikipedia town'." Associated Press 11:27 AM
  • "Gadgets used by Russian spy Anna Chapman on display in New York exhibit" New York Post 11:13 AM
  • "7-year-old Wisconsin boy is Google winner" Associated Press [Free Registration Required] 11:20 AM
  • "ZaReason touts $349 Android tablet" TG Daily 12:13 PM
  • "We're not waiting for Android 5 'Jelly Bean,' developers say: Despite the rumors, developers are focused on making apps -- and money -- from today's Android" InfoWorld 10:54 AM
  • "ARM CEO: We'll Be Bigger Players in PCs Than Intel Will Be in Smartphones" eWeek 10:41 AM
  • "HiWave embeds haptic response in flat panels" EE Times 10:40 AM
  • "Samsung researchers propose graphene 'barristor'" EE Times 10:39 AM
  • "Amazon likely to launch 10.1-inch Kindle Fire in 3Q12; to suspend 8.9-inch model" DigiTimes 10:39 AM
  • "Yahoo's new CEO revamps recently created commerce division" Associated Press 10:36 AM
  • "Curt Schilling writes rubber check to R.I.: Can't cover $1.1M debt or meet his payroll" Boston Herald 10:26 AM
  • "Sony Fights With Cinemas Over 3-D Glasses As Debut Nears" Bloomberg 10:26 AM
  • "Verizon: Pay Full Price on Phone, Keep Unlimited Data" BYTE 10:16 AM
  • "ZTE confirms security hole in U.S. phone" Reuters 10:14 AM
  • "RIM, Motorola try compromise in Apple nano-SIM battle" CNET News 10:09 AM
  • "Weddings and divorces expected after IPO: Divorce lawyers and wedding planners have been gearing up for the Facebook IPO, waiting for the influx of wealth in Silicon Valley to stir up drama in romantic relationships, for better and for worse." Financial Times [Paid Membership Required] 10:42 AM
  • "Facebook IPO: CEOs See Silicon Valley Upside" TheStreet 9:51 AM
  • "Facebook Engineers Hack the Nasdaq Button" New York Times [Free/Paid Registration Required] 12:52 PM
  • "Facebook's Eduardo Saverin: I'm not a tax-dodger" The Register 12:17 PM
  • "Zuckerberg Says 'Our Mission Isn't To Be A Public Company' In Pre-IPO Opening Remarks" TechCrunch 12:10 PM
Publications/Podcasts
  • "Gene Steinberg meets The Mac Observer's John Martellaro, Laptop magazine's Avram Piltch and Bob 'Dr. Mac' LeVitus this week on The Tech Night Owl LIVE!" The Tech Night Owl LIVE 12:09 PM
  • "iPhone & iPad Live 294: 7-inch iPad, 4-inch iPhone, iOS 6 Maps" iMore 8:17 AM
  • "Interview with Tom Negrino, author of 'iCloud: Visual QuickStart Guide" Your Mac Life 8:04 AM
Hardware/Software
  • "Loss of Apple chip contract sees Samsung value decline: Apple has also won an appeal that sees it move a step closer to potentially banning the Samsung Galaxy Tab" Macworld UK 8:26 AM
  • "Apple creating better-sounding speakerphone for iOS devices" CNET News 10:10 AM
  • "Apple Might Use Samsung SSD 830 in its Future MacBook Pro" HardMac 2:55 PM
Price Trackers/Deals
  • "Blosics For iPhone Is Temporarily Available For Free (Normally $0.99)" Apple Sliced 9:25 AM
  • "Jaws Revenge For iPhone and iPad Is Free Right Now (Previously $0.99)" Apple Sliced 9:25 AM
  • "Ticket to Ride Pocket For iPhone Is Free Today (Was $1.99)" Apple Sliced 9:25 AM
  • "iPad (2012) Prices & Sales" MacPrices 7:59 AM
  • "MacBook Air Prices & Sales" MacPrices 7:59 AM
  • "MacBook Pro Prices & Sales" MacPrices 7:59 AM
  • "iPad 3 Buyer's Guide -Best iPad Prices Reviews & Information" MacReviewZone 2:41 PM
  • "PadGadget Daily App Deal – 16 iPad Apps on Sale" PadGadget 8:12 AM
  • "Get Photoshop or Premiere Elements for $47; bundled, $70" FairerPlatform 9:25 AM
  • "Mac Compatible Printers... Prices Range From $30 To $450 -Best Selling -Prices, Deals, Reviews And Information" MacReviewZone 2:41 PM

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Reviews/How-To/Tutorials/Tips
Reviews
  • "HD Overdrive: Corsair's Accelerator SSD Cache" HotHardware 11:21 AM
  • "Review: iRig MIX is the perfect iOS mixer" ZDNet 8:31 AM
  • "iPhonography Accessories: Which Gadgets Are Best?" Wired 2:45 PM
  • "Thunderbolt to Expresscard: Sonnet Technology Echo Pro Adapter" Bare Feats 10:10 AM
  • "Mercury Accelsior SSD an impressive PCIe card upgrade for Mac Pro" Macworld 8:15 AM
  • "The Jot Flip stylus/pen combo gets the pen right" Macworld 10:25 AM
  • "Headcase Bottle Opener Phone Case for iPhone 4/iPhone 4S" CNET Reviews 7:55 PM
  • "Surf's Up With WaveCradle For The IPhone" MacNews 9:06 AM
  • "Hex Code Folio for iPad 2 + iPad (3rd-Gen)" iLounge 4:35 PM
  • "Waterfield's Indy Satchel Is The Only iPad Bag Indiana Jones Would Ever Carry [Review] Cult of Mac 2:48 PM
  • "GreenSmart's Kea Laptop Daypack is comfortable to wear, but lacks style" Macworld 9:28 AM
  • "Booq Cobra courier M review: Premium MacBook compatible bag combines good looks with solid build and usability" Macworld UK 8:47 AM
iPad/iPhone/iPod touch Apps
  • "ProCamera Makes A Decent Camera For Pros [Review] Cult of Mac 2:48 PM
  • "Instacast vs. Downcast vs. Pocket Casts: iPhone podcast app showdown!" iMore 10:54 AM
  • "Blue skies for The Weather Channel's overhauled iOS app" CNET Reviews 2:42 PM
  • "Viddy Review: Viddy brings flexibility, celebrity, and a large network of users to video creation and sharing" Macworld 9:01 AM
  • "ScreenDIY for iPhone review" iMore 8:17 AM
  • "Bug Assault – An Electrifying & Challenging Invasion" Apple'n'Apps 7:46 PM
  • "Your Child Becomes The Star In It's Me! Peter Pan" App Advice 7:45 PM
  • "iPhone App Video Review: My Little Hero" Appolicious 8:07 PM
  • "'Extinction Squad' Review - More Fun Than You Can Shake a Shark At" Touch Arcade 2:55 PM
  • "'Wings of Valor' Review - Greatish Littler War Game" Touch Arcade 2:55 PM
  • "'The Sandbox' Review - Paint With Physics" Touch Arcade 9:28 AM
  • "Cubis Creatures Review" Mac|Life 10:14 AM
  • "Mega Tic-Tac-Toe Review: It's like tic-tac-toe, but more of it." 148Apps 4:10 PM
  • "Gene Effect Review: Exploration game with stonking visuals." 148Apps 10:13 AM
  • "Non Flying Soldiers Review: Non Flying Soldiers is a puzzle game where players must try to keep birds from falling to their doom." 148Apps 9:28 AM
  • "TockDown Review: TockDown is a timer app for the iPad." 148Apps 2:50 PM
  • "Rage Comic Generator Review: A fun way to create your own RageGuy memes." 148Apps 2:50 PM
  • "Circus Atari Review: A modern day re-interpretation of a classic arcade game." 148Apps 2:50 PM
  • "Grabbit Review: Grabbit is a fast-paced arcade game that tests users' reflexes." 148Apps 2:50 PM
  • "Robbery Bob Review: Join Bob on a stealth crime spree." 148Apps 8:30 AM
Tips
  • "Swipe Safari brings OS X Lion inspired functionality to Mobile Safari" iDownload Blog 7:46 PM
  • "I'm New to Jailbreaking; Can You Help Me Wrap My Head Around Cydia?" Lifehacker 2:51 PM
  • "Find Your App, and Keep It Found" TidBITS 2:42 PM
  • "How to Play Diablo III on Your iPad" Techland 8:15 AM
Analysis/Commentary/Editorial/Opinion
  • "The Back Page: Apple Could Use 7' iPad Pricing to Punish Competitors" The Mac Observer 6:44 PM
  • "So, Greenpeace forced Apple to go green, right?" Tapscape 3:13 PM
  • "What it takes to make a 'green' Apple: Nearly all of Apple's operations will run on renewable power by 2013." Ars Technica 2:52 PM
  • "Verizon Is Married To Android Not The iPhone" Seeking Alpha 2:46 PM
  • "iPhone meets its match" BetaNews 2:45 PM
  • "I Want My Retina-Display MacBook Pro: Having brought seamless high resolution to phones and tablets, will Apple do the same for laptops?" PC Magazine 4:10 PM
  • "Why a Retina Display on a MacBook could be a bad idea: The most-rumored new MacBook update sounds like it might be more trouble than it's worth." CNET Reviews 2:41 PM
  • "These Mac Pro Updates Are Not What We Were Expecting" Gizmodo 10:13 AM
  • "The Macalope Daily: Feeding a belief system" Macworld [Insider Content] 9:39 AM
  • "Apple Scores an Android Hit: HTC One X, EVO 4G LTE Held Up at Customs" The Daily Beast 9:29 AM
  • "Why Apple Specialists Remain So Important" MacNews 9:05 AM
  • "Particle Debris: Yes, But Will Anyone Actually BUY an Apple HDTV?" The Mac Observer 4:08 PM
  • "Apple TV: exec says it's coming 'soon"  Computerworld 9:01 AM
  • "Every iPad mini rumor there's ever been -- all in one place" CNET News 8:08 AM
  • "Steve Jobs reportedly 'worked closely' on larger-screened iPhone" Ars Technica 10:14 AM
  • "Apple iPhone 5 to feature all new Steve Jobs created design?" T3 8:16 AM
  • "The New iPhone 5 Rumor Roundup" Forbes 8:07 AM
  • "The Good, The Bad, The Ugly About PC Ultrabooks And The Mac" PixoBebo 8:01 AM
Non-Apple
  • "Cloud meets hardware: The inevitable merger" ZDNet 12:30 PM
  • "The Web is the Cloud's API" Wired 12:26 PM
  • "Diablo III and Always-On DRM: Bad for Us and Here to Stay?" Techland 12:20 PM
  • "TED: Even more elitist than we thought" Salon 11:27 AM
  • "Verizon Unlimited Data Plans: FAQ" PCWorld 11:16 AM
  • "Dear Mozilla: Don't give up on Windows RT/Microsoft hasn't yet told us what it's going to do about allowing browsers fair access on Windows RT. Mozilla, you're carrying the ball for all of us. Go, go, go." InfoWorld 10:54 AM
  • "What's next after GPL and Apache?" InfoWorld 10:53 AM
  • "HP, Yahoo: Two IT Giants on the Ropes But Hardly Knocked Out" eWeek 10:41 AM
  • "Broadband Boom: Changing Entertainment, Changing Behaviors" E-Commerce Times 10:40 AM
  • "Should angry Verizon subscribers ditch Big Red?" CNET News 10:10 AM
  • "Should Facebook, Zynga consummate symbiotic relationship?" CNET News 12:48 PM
  • "Are Facebook Credits the key to the social network's future?" GigaOM [Free Registration Required] 12:24 PM
  • "Facebook Says Haters Gonna Hate, Likers Gonna Like" TechCrunch 12:11 PM
  • "Oh Yes, There Is A Song Dedicated To The Facebook IPO" Forbes 10:45 AM
  • "What Twitter's privacy move means for you: Social-media site embraces 'Do Not Track' feature" MarketWatch 9:43 AM
  • "Android offers lots of options and annoyances" San Jose Mercury News [Free Registration Required] 9:31 AM
  • "Are Android Tablets Dead?" Forbes 9:29 AM
  • "3 Columns Skeptical of Facebook's Longer Term Value" Tech.pinions 11:21 AM
Humor/Cartoons
Press Releases/Products/Public Relations
  • "MotoGP Live Experience Full: Update (1.4) Includes Live Audio Commentary" eXtensions 9:23 PM
  • "Enhance Your iPad's Speakers With The SoundJaw Unlimited" App Advice 4:09 PM
  • "CNNMoney launches its first iPad app" MacDailyNews 2:51 PM
  • "The iPad Typewriter" Wired 12:30 PM
  • "Apple's Annual iTunes Festival in London Moves to September" MacRumors 10:26 AM
  • "Infinity Blade: Dungeons gameplay finally revealed, two months after teaser at Apple's iPad launch" The Next Web 9:30 AM
  • "2-in-1 iPad OTG and USB SD / Micro SD Card Readers" USBfever 9:26 AM
  • "Crucial.com Serves Up Dinner with 'The Woz' for One Lucky Winner: Mac Memory Upgrade Provider to Send One Lucky Winner to Silicon Valley to Meet Apple Co-Founder Steve Wozniak" Business Wire 9:05 AM
  • "Revolutionary Receipt Catcher App from DNA Apps Redefines the Way Business and Personal Expenses Are Tracked" PRWeb 9:04 AM
  • "Media SOS Makes it Easy to Copy Content from iOS and Android Devices" PRWeb 9:04 AM
  • "GameSalad Creator Now Entering Private Beta on Windows" 148Apps 8:48 AM
  • "Word Pig iOS Game App Released for iPhone and iPad" prMac 8:11 AM
  • "Always Know the Speed Limit with Speedr+" prMac 7:58 AM
  • "runWithMe 1.0 - Social Workout for iOS: Run Against Anyone, Anywhere" prMac 7:58 AM
  • "Phone Word 3.0 for iOS - Convert Phone Numbers To Words" prMac 7:58 AM
  • "Fotor CameraBag for iPhone: Professional Quality Camera + Photo Editing" prMac 7:58 AM
  • "Rainbow Train for iOS Teaches Kids All About Colors" prMac 7:58 AM
  • "Weight Trackig App Gets Closer to What Users Need" prMac 7:58 AM
  • "Toss the Bird! Free - Saving birds for free" prMac 7:58 AM
Computer Industry
  • "HP considers cutting 25,000 jobs. Why not more?" Fortune 9:54 AM
  • "HP on Crash Course, More Layoffs" Forbes 9:55 AM
  • "HP Layoffs Signal Punishing Fall: Unless HP can turn enterprise software, cloud services, or some other line into a high-volume, high-margin business, it's in for a world of hurt." InformationWeek 10:15 AM
  • "Forbes Earnings Preview: Hewlett-Packard" Forbes 12:44 PM
  • "HP pumps cash into EVA range capacity boost" The Register 12:16 PM
  • "Microsoft's Problem Of Doing Everything" Seeking Alpha 9:58 AM
  • "Windows Phone edging out iPhone in China, says Microsoft" CNET News 10:09 AM
  • "Microsoft: No Windows Phone 'Mango,' No Marketplace" PC Magazine 11:15 AM
  • "Nvidia: 'Genius' for Microsoft to split Windows/Microsoft is likely to face problems selling Windows 8 on x86-based mobile devices due to a mismatched in user expectations and experience, which is why it is 'genius' for them to develop a version for ARM processors, which is likely to be more conducive for tablets, says Nvidia CEO Huang Jen-Hsun." ZDNet Asia 12:33 PM
  • "Microsoft warns Metro developers over API rules" ZDNet UK 12:32 PM
  • "Closure in Disappearance of Computer Scientist" New York Times [Free/Paid Registration Required] 9:58 AM
  • "IBM to the World: On Cloud Computing, You've Got Nothing on Us" Wired 12:27 PM
  • "Intel to launch inexpensive ULV processors in 3Q12 to facilitate US$699 ultrabooks" DigiTimes 10:39 AM
  • "Cisco's wireless unit shifts emphasis to 'mobility'" Network World 11:18 AM
  • "Will voluntary cyber threat sharing plan cast doubt over CISPA? Administration may expand DIB CS/IA program to companies, but experts say some legislation is still necessary" CSO 11:18 AM
  • "New FBI Surveillance Backdoors? 6 Key Points: Will Congress require social networks, VoIP, and Webmail providers build in backdoors that FBI could tap for electronic surveillance purposes? Explore the main issues at stake." InformationWeek 12:53 PM
  • "Memristors in silicon promising for dense, fast memory" BBC 10:23 AM
  • "Facebook debut sets pace for tech IPOs to come: Palo Alto Networks, LegalZoom have filed; will Twitter follow?" MarketWatch 9:43 AM
Finances (Click heading for current Apple Stock price.)
Apple News
  • "An Apple iTV Would Add Little to Its Stock Value" TheStreet 4:07 PM
  • "Enough on Facebook! Buy Google or Apple" CNNMoney 2:44 PM
  • "Andy Zaky: Apple has hit bottom and is about to bounce/A cult figure among day traders issues a rare 'buy' recommendation" Fortune 8:09 AM
  • "Apple: One Indicator Is Flashing A Clear Buy Signal" Seeking Alpha 9:03 AM
  • "AAPL: iPhone Subsidy Cuts Tricky, Says BMO" Barron's 10:53 AM
  • "Buy Apple, Sprint; Short Amazon: Opinion" TheStreet 9:29 AM
Industry News
  • "Tech Stocks: With Facebook IPO sputtering, tech stocks stumble/Yahoo, Salesforce gains fail to offset sinking Nasdaq by market close" MarketWatch 4:10 PM
  • "Dow, S&P drop for 3rd straight week: U.S. stocks chalked up another weekly loss, with Facebook Inc.'s debut on Wall Street Friday failing to live up to the hype and on concerns about prospects for global growth." MarketWatch 4:11 PM
  • "U.S. Stocks Drop A Sixth Day As Facebook IPO Disappoints" Bloomberg 4:11 PM
  • "Stocks Book Worst Week of 2012 Amid Tepid Facebook Debut" TheStreet 4:11 PM
  • "Stocks: Worst week of the year" CNNMoney 4:11 PM
  • "Dow Sinks for 12th Time in 13 Sessions: Blue chips extended a streak of declines the likes of which hasn't been seen in almost 40 years, amid concerns about the euro zone and Facebook's lackluster debut." WSJ.com [Paid Membership Required] 4:12 PM
  • "Canadian stock index gain as gold shares lead" MarketWatch 12:42 PM
  • "Asian Stocks Slump; Korea Eliminates 2012 Gains" WSJ.com [Paid Membership Required] 9:42 AM
  • "Asian Stocks Erasing 2012 Gains as U.S. Data, Europe Sow 'Panic'" Bloomberg 9:48 AM
  • "Asia Markets: Asia stocks sink, erasing billions in market value/Nikkei falls for 7 straight weeks; Hang Seng down for 11 of 12 days" MarketWatch 9:37 AM
  • "Worst Week for European Stocks In 8 Months" WSJ.com [Paid Membership Required] 12:38 PM
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