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MacSurfer's Archive: Friday, May 25, 2012
 

 

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Tuesday Highlights: Apple provides statement to Business Insider defending tax arrangement with government of Ireland in midst of probe by the European Commission which believes (21-page PDF) deal between country and Apple broke rules — more in our Apple/Macintosh, and Op/Ed sections; it is official! Apple announces availability of iPhone 6 and 6 Plus in China beginning October 17; Apple Gazette explains Shellshock and how you can protect your Mac from it; the new Apple Watch featured at event by Colette's fashion boutique in Paris; Macworld's Michael Simon argues that this signals the new watch from Apple "is about more than technology: it's fashion"; Germany's flagship Computer Bild magazine facing boycott from Apple (no pre-release devices, etc.) over bendgate video, mag posts open letter to Tim Cook in response; G for Games cites China report Apple Watch is going into mass production in January, and Quanta will be the sole supplier, more in Hardware/Software; Apple receives grants to 34 patents today, including an interactive holographic touchscreen display; AnandTech finds the iPhone 6 Plus the best phablet on the market, also reviews the smaller iPhone 6.

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Apple/Macintosh
  • "Apple CEO Tim Cook's Stock Rises With Choice to Turn Down $75 Million Dividend"  AllThingsD 8:07 AM
  • "Apple CEO Tim Cook passes up $75M: Forgoes dividend payments, but has $629M waiting for him if he sticks with Apple through August 2021" Computerworld 11:35 AM
  • "Apple CEO Tim Cook to forgo a $75 million dividend payout" Fortune 8:40 AM
  • "Apple CEO hands employees $75-million pick-me-up" The Globe and Mail [Free Registration Required] 2:44 PM
  • "Apple's Cook Forgoes Millions in Dividend Payments: MarketWatch Video" MarketWatch 2:41 PM
  • "Apple's Tim Cook Voluntarily Forgoes $75 Million Payout" Forbes 9:57 AM
  • "Mr. Cook goes to Washington/Apple CEO Tim Cook has paid his first visit to a place Steve Jobs preferred to avoid: Capitol Hill. Aides say Apple's hot-button issues were not addressed."  Fortune 8:38 AM
  • "Apple CEO Cook's doing a good job, but Jobs 'would have lost his mind over Siri'" Macworld UK 8:18 AM
  • "Apple TV slated to debut in December? That's according to Piper Jaffray analyst Gene Munster, who also weighs in on iPhone 5." CNET News 9:57 AM
  • "Apple, Amazon, And The DOJ" redOrbit 8:31 AM
  • "Apple Sued for iCloud & iTunes Services with Symantec Patents" Patently Apple 8:35 AM
  • "Apple settles patent lawsuit with SimpleAir: Research In Motion had earlier settled with SimpleAir in this litigation" IDG News Service 8:03 AM
OS X
News
  • "Mac developers vent frustrations at Apple's Mac App Store sandboxing fiasco: There is much confusion and even more frustration exacerbated by the fact that Apple is not responding to developer's questions or requests for help." Macworld UK 12:55 PM
  • "Facebook to acquire browser maker Opera? Maybe. Here's what we know." The Next Web 12:56 PM
AppleCare/Troubleshooting
  • "Locating and dispensing with old applications" Macworld 9:04 PM
Reviews/How-To/Tips
  • "Premiere Pro CS6's aesthetic and workflow improvements boost editing efficiency" Macworld 8:48 AM
  • "Zengobi Curio Core 7.4.3 holds your best ideas" Macworld 8:31 AM
  • "Viewing Saved Passwords in Mac OS X" Amsys 10:34 AM
  • "How to Run Absinthe 2.0 on OS X Mountain Lion" iClarified 3:06 PM
  • "Sharing a Drive Between Mac and PC" MacMost 7:58 AM
  • "Mac OS X: Getting the Most Out of the Fonts Window" The Mac Observer 7:30 AM
  • "Pull Down To Refresh On Your Mac [OS X Tips] Cult of Mac 8:48 AM
  • "Keyboard shortcut for fine grain volume, brightness control" FairerPlatform 8:47 AM
  • "How To Add Video Callouts To Final Cut Pro Video Clips On Your Mac" Mac 360 7:29 AM
  • "Speaking Of Lorem Ipsum On the Mac (try LittleIpsum for free)" TeraTalks 7:29 AM
  • "How To Bring Colored Icons Back To The Sidebar On Your Mac (free and simple)" BohemianBoomer 7:28 AM
  • "2 Ways To Love, 1 Way To Hate The Mac App That Finds Photos And Images On The Web" NoodleMac 7:28 AM
  • "Another Cool App To Sync Files And Folders On Your Mac (from anywhere in the world)" Mac 360 7:28 AM
  • "Got Media Projects? Photos, Videos, Audio, Or Graphic Projects Need This Free Mac App" McSolo 7:29 AM
Op/Ed
  • "'My gosh, Safari is really that bad under Lion? I had no idea. Does anyone care to defend Safari and Lion here?' As you'll see with a careful reading of the responses to MacInTouch, Safari in Lion does not have any major built-in issues.One user reports having to force Software Update to redownload Safari. Another succeeded with a mere reset. Others have suggested that visiting too many Flash-based pages slows things down. I'd guess that the vast majority of users are like me, perfectly satisfied with Safari in Lion." MacInTouch 5:06 PM
Press Releases
  • "LicenseSupport 2.0 for Software Support and License Integration: Improve Customer Support and Web Integration of Protected Applications" Excel Software 5:02 PM
  • "Aperture 3.2.4 improves Snow Leopard stability" FairerPlatform 8:47 AM
  • "Music Pub 1.0 for Mac OS X - Awesome Drinking Music Experience" prMac 8:31 AM
  • "ClearDisk 1.0 for Mac OS X - Clears the Hard Disk of Useless Stuff" prMac 8:31 AM
  • "PDF2Office Pro v6.0 - PDF Converter for Mac converts Windows XPS files" prMac 8:00 AM
  • "Theme Inn Presents a Pack of Templates for MS PowerPoint for Mac" prMac 8:00 AM
  • "Zevrix Updates Output Factory for InDesign: Adds PNG Transparency" prMac 8:00 AM
General Interest/Potpourri
  • "Video offers rare glimpse inside Foxconn iPhone factory" AppleInsider 9:00 PM
  • "President of Turkey visits Tim Cook, discusses bringing technology into Turkish education" 9 to 5 Mac 8:59 PM
  • "Apple Maintains Leading Mobile Device Manufacturer Status In Millenial Media Survey" MacPrices 11:20 AM
  • "Apple owns 74% of smartphone web traffic, 95% of tablet traffic" Yahoo! News 8:51 PM
  • "iPad-vertising Is Taking Off: There is a dearth of creative formats for tablets, despite the wild popularity of the iPad. 'The need for more intelligent and optimized ads is becoming critical,' said David Hewitt, global mobile practice lead with SapientNitro. Traditional desktop display ads have worked as a band-aid for tablets thus far, but touch-friendly and context-aware ads are becoming expected by tablet users." E-Commerce Times 8:35 AM
  • "IBM doesn't just block Siri, it restricts iCloud use too (but likes BlackBerry and Android devices)" The Next Web 8:20 AM
  • "Apple tipped to integrate Baidu search services into iOS next month" The Next Web 8:13 AM
  • "Apple introduces Editors' Choice to App Stores: A 'Free App of the Week' promotion is also being pushed out on the App Store's Twitter" Macworld UK 8:18 AM
  • "Apple improves app discovery with 'Editors' Choice' and free 'App of the Week' features" The Next Web 8:20 AM
  • "Apple to sell Nest Learning Thermostat" iLounge 5:03 PM
  • "Apple's iTunes Promo Gives Paid Apps Away for Free" PCWorld 11:21 AM
  • "Apple's iOS and Mac App Stores Now Feature 'Free App Of The Week' And 'Editor's Choice' Promotions" TechCrunch 12:58 PM
  • "Apple Is Going To Start Giving Away One Free App Every Week" Business Insider 10:37 AM
  • "Get Cut the Rope Experiments HD, for iPhone free" FairerPlatform 10:34 AM
  • "Yahoo Kills Livestand After Just Six Months: Mobile Newstand App Had Trouble Gaining Traction" Advertising Age 2:51 PM
  • "Sotheby's to Auction Steve Jobs Atari Memo (Photo Gallery)" The Mac Observer 5:11 PM
  • "Sotheby's Auctions Off Steve Jobs Memo From Atari Days [Gallery] Cult of Mac 6:25 PM
  • "Siri Tells John Malkovich a Better Joke" Gizmodo 11:25 AM
  • "Recipe for Restaurant Success: Locally Sourced Foods/Trendy San Francisco restaurant flour + water has droves of foodies lining up for locally sourced and hyperlocal cuisine." ["And if you want in, neither having a big name—even Steve Jobs wasn't allowed to just walk in—nor a reservation may eliminate the typical two-hour wait to be seated."] Inc. 8:24 AM
  • "Woman traces stolen iPhone after alleged thief's photos were uploaded to iCloud" Telegraph 8:23 AM
Non-Apple News
  • "This Cadillac Is Powered by Linux" Wired 12:07 PM
  • "Tech gifts for grads and dads" USA Today 11:48 AM
  • "Tractor beam can pull as well as push" TG Daily 11:42 AM
  • "Max Payne 3 PC: Developer Interview" PCWorld 11:20 AM
  • "Samsung Prepping Galaxy S III Pop-Up Stores in London" PC Magazine 11:15 AM
  • "No Ice Cream Sandwich for Sony's Xperia Play" PC Magazine 11:13 AM
  • "Blizzard promises Diablo III server patch, denies security issues" TG Daily 11:43 AM
  • "Security researcher urges IT managers to keep up with SAP patches" IDG News Service 10:54 AM
  • "Hacker Group Plans to Attack 46 Companies" [Video Report] FOXBusiness 10:40 AM
  • "Comcast's 'intelligent home' offers high-tech peace of mind" Sacramento Bee 11:30 AM
  • "Comcast's fight for the pipes of the Internet" Fortune 10:38 AM
  • "Sony Files Patent For In-Game Advertising" Forbes 10:35 AM
  • "Google tablet set to be unveiled at I/O conference?" CNET News 1:55 PM
  • "Google's 7in tablet stalled for last-minute tweaks: Asus-built device now rumoured for July release" The Register 11:46 AM
  • "Video From Google's Project Glass Surfaces" PC Magazine 11:14 AM
  • "Google Asked to Yank a Million Search Results a Month" PCWorld 11:17 AM
  • "Curt Schilling's 38 Studios lays off entire staff: Prospects called bleak for ailing R.I.-based video games maker" Boston Globe [Free Registration Required] 10:08 AM
  • "Future Nokia Lumia devices to feature waterproof technology" V3 11:51 AM
  • "Nokia reveals Lumia 610 June release date and contract pricing" V3 11:51 AM
  • "Intel-inside Lenovo K800 phone coming next week" CNET News 9:56 AM
  • "Reddit Founder And Activists Aim To Build A 'Bat-Signal For The Internet'" Forbes 9:50 AM
  • "Lynch eyes next autonomous move" Financial Times [Paid Membership Required] 9:48 AM
  • "Lenovo Invents Handgrip Keyboards for Tablet Computers" Patent Bolt 1:26 PM
  • "Huawei's EU antitrust complaint against InterDigital: unFRANDly demands are abusive" Foss Patents 9:26 AM
  • "Vatican in pact with Microsoft to initiate world's youths into Office" Channel Register 8:35 AM
Publications/Podcasts
  • "Take Control of iBooks Author' Teaches Multi-Touch Book Creation" TidBITS 6:24 PM
  • "Gene Steinberg meets Steve 'Mr. Gadget' Kruschen and Laptop magazine's Avram Piltch this week on The Tech Night Owl LIVE" The Tech Night Owl LIVE 5:03 PM
  • "Jim Dalrymple Goes Social on the Facebook IPO" MacVoicesTV 10:34 AM
  • "Engadget Podcast 295 - 05.25.2012" ["51:05 - gTar iPhone guitar hands-on, 53:33 - Apple applies for optical stylus patent, Hell reports coldest day on record"] Engadget 9:26 AM
  • "Cook vs Jobs, More Pixels for the next iPhone, Jaws, Yahoo Axis, Facebook Camera + More! (Podcast)" Insanely Great Mac 8:23 AM
  • "Siri's Bad Behavior, Facebook Camera, And Sir Jony Ive On Our Newest CultCast" Cult of Mac 8:21 AM
Hardware/Software
  • "Usage of new iPad overtakes original iPad: It's taken just two months for the new iPad to catch up to the original iPad in terms of usage share" Macworld UK 8:48 AM
  • "Mac Pro petition gains traction as pro users seek information" AppleInsider 8:16 AM
  • "Mac Pro petition gaining steam on Facebook" CNET News 8:36 AM
  • "Apple iPen is a next-generation stylus for your iPad" Crave @ CNET 8:40 AM
  • "Foxconn chairman says Europe and US economy to worsen" DigiTimes 8:09 AM
AppleCare/Helps
  • "Q&A: MacFixIt Answers/MacFixIt covers How To install alternate Wi-Fi adapters, and other questions." MacFixIt 8:56 PM
  • "Apple releases revised iOS 5.1.1 build for GSM iPhone 4, available for new installs" 9 to 5 Mac 8:56 PM
Price Trackers/Deals
  • "Infinity Blade II For iPhone and iPad Is Available At An All-Time Low Of $2.99 (Normally $6.99)" Apple Sliced 8:40 AM
  • "Bejeweled 3 For Mac Is $4.99 Right Now (Previously $19.99)" Apple Sliced 8:40 AM
  • "Jillian Michaels Slim-Down Solution For iPhone Is Free Today (Was $1.99)" Apple Sliced 8:40 AM
  • "Good Deal: big-name iOS apps and games on sale for Memorial Day weekend" The Verge 8:50 PM
  • "iPad (2012) Prices & Sales" MacPrices 7:29 AM
  • "MacBook Air Prices & Sales" MacPrices 7:29 AM
  • "MacBook Pro Prices & Sales" MacPrices 7:29 AM
  • "Memorial Day Deals: iPad 2 with free accessory kit" FairerPlatform 10:55 AM
  • "iPad Accessories Buyer's Guide -Best Selling Apple iPad Accessories -From $2 To $350" MacReviewZone 5:02 PM
  • "Best Selling Mac Scanners -From $100 To $496 -Prices, Reviews And Information" MacReviewZone 5:02 PM

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Reviews/How-To/Tutorials/Tips
Reviews
  • "ProMAX ONE 16-core Tower: The Future of the Mac Pro?" Bare Feats 12:54 PM
  • "Moshi Concerti iPad case review: Plush, secure/The Moshi Concerti is a good choice if you're seeking something different to cover your iPad with." CNET Reviews 5:03 PM
  • "Video Review: Incipio OffGrid Pro for iPhone 4/4s" Run Around Tech 9:07 AM
  • "Best iPad 3 cases and covers: Looking for a new case or cover for the third-generation iPad? Here are CNET's top picks." [Slideshow] CNET News 5:05 PM
  • "The Olympus TG-820 Is Ready To Adventure Where Your iPhone Can't [Review] Cult of Mac 3:07 PM
  • "Broken iPhone? That's No Problem if it's in a cellhelmet Case" Patch 8:03 AM
  • "Bamboo duo is a sweet stylus-pen combo" MacNews 8:49 AM
iPad/iPhone/iPod touch Apps
  • "InstaCRT: Analog Output for for iOS Devices -Nice Idea, Local Problems" eXtensions 9:19 PM
  • "Taking Axis for a Spin: New iOS Browser Is a Sweet Ride" MacNewsWorld 8:30 AM
  • "You May Like Facebook Camera, But You'll Still Love Instagram" PCWorld 11:21 AM
  • "Facebook Camera iOS app arrives with filters, bulk upload" Crave @ CNET 8:40 AM
  • "Pulp v2.5 update adds iCloud syncing, Retina display support and new home page (hands-on)" The Verge 8:14 AM
  • "Two World War II reference apps for the iPad: Timeline World War 2 stands out with features that put history in context" Macworld 8:30 AM
  • "Gun Runner Review: The name says it all. This clever homage to classic side-scrolling shooters is easy to enjoy but hard to master." 148Apps 11:25 AM
  • "Defender Chronicles II: Heroes of Athelia Review" 148Apps 10:37 AM
  • "Wingsuit Stickman Review: Wingsuit Stickman is a physics-based game where players control a stickman on a glider." 148Apps 9:26 AM
  • "Samplodica Review: Samplodica is an intuitive musical instrument that is played by whipping the iPhone in the air." 148Apps 8:34 AM
Tips
  • "Try NotifyMe, An Alternative To Reminders [iOS Tips] Cult of Mac 3:07 PM
  • "How to use Siri faster by talking less" iMore 8:31 AM
  • "Apple iPhone power: 20 tips for longer battery life" Computerworld 8:24 AM
Analysis/Commentary/Editorial/Opinion
  • "Particle Debris: The TV Industry's Dreadful Little Secret" The Mac Observer 5:02 PM
  • "9 Reasons To Manage iPhones & iPads From The Cloud" Cult of Mac 3:07 PM
  • "After A Week With The Windows Phone, I See A Lot Of Flaws In The iPhone" Business Insider 2:48 PM
  • "Get over it, haters – apps really are the future, says Wired publisher" paidContent 2:40 PM
  • "The Macalope Daily: You talkin' to me?" Macworld [Insider Content] 9:57 AM
  • "Jonathan Ive's biggest design challenge? Himself." Macenstein 9:25 AM
  • "SSDs won't replace hard drives anytime soon" MacNews 8:49 AM
  • "WSJ: Analysts now agree we're going to see new Retina Macs in June" 9 to 5 Mac 8:48 AM
  • "Cook's Apple isn't Steve's" Tapscape 8:47 AM
  • "More on Apple's Removal of Airfoil Speakers Touch From the App Store" Daring Fireball 8:28 AM
  • "iPhone display rumors galore: Hold on to your hats folks, there are a number of interesting and credible iPhone 5 rumors circulating around the blogosphere this week that are worthy of some attention." Network World 8:03 AM
  • "Should you care that Siri is taking notes? IBM blocks Siri on networked devices even as it acknowledges it sees no threat in Apple capturing voice commands from users" InfoWorld 10:55 AM
  • "Is Apple's Siri really a corporate Mata Hari?" MarketWatch 10:37 AM
  • "Memo to Apple: Siri's Charms Fading Fast/If Apple doesn't improve its Siri iPhone personal assistant, a breakup is coming. Performance issues, privacy worries may outweigh the magic." InformationWeek 9:08 AM
  • "iOS 6 and Siri: Six things we need to hear at WWDC" Electricpig 8:32 AM
  • "Does Siri Work As Advertised? – [Opinion] RazorianFly 8:31 AM
  • "How Siri Really Handles Samuel L. Jackson's Requests" Cult of Mac 8:23 AM
  • "Suddenly Apple Gets that Siri Is a Huge Joke" Yahoo! News 8:06 AM
  • "Apple's iPhone hype: Siri is all hot air" MarketWatch 7:59 AM
  • "Why Apple's iTV Will Fail" TheStreet 9:15 AM
  • "Bigger than an iPhone, yet smaller than an iPad: the next Apple TV?" GigaOM 8:47 AM
  • "The New Apple Television: The Winners And Losers" PixoBebo 7:28 AM
Non-Apple
  • "RIP webOS: Again and for good this time" ZDNet 12:10 PM
  • "So What Does It Mean to Be a Geek?" Wired 12:07 PM
  • "Video: The Most Insanely Important, Mind-Blowing Tech News of the Week" Techland 11:47 AM
  • "Most OpenOffice users run Windows: However, Apache's download stats might not tell the whole story" Network World 11:24 AM
  • "Don't make cloud management an afterthought" InfoWorld 10:53 AM
  • "Microsoft and Google cut the crapware, but the odor lingers" InfoWorld 10:53 AM
  • "Open source celebrates the freedom to leave: A new survey suggests many are losing patience with vendors that tout 'open core' and 'dual license' models that lock in customers" InfoWorld 10:52 AM
  • "Thorsten Heins' no good, very bad first 100 days as RIM's CEO" The Globe and Mail [Free Registration Required] 10:41 AM
  • "The Hard Lesson From the Downfall of Curt Schilling's 38 Studios" Forbes 10:36 AM
  • "Could Your Smartphone Replace Your Wallet?" Forbes 10:36 AM
  • "Diablo III Review: Blizzard's Brilliant, Blundering Wreck" HotHardware 10:12 AM
  • "Hard-up telcos get stingy with mobile give-aways" Reuters 9:59 AM
  • "Top five routers: 802.11ac ushered in" CNET Reviews 9:56 AM
  • "Facebook Is Killing Silicon Valley: Entrepreneur" [Video Report] Daily Ticker 9:49 AM
  • "10 ways to make Android better than the iPhone" [Slideshow] Network World 10:52 AM
  • "The Digital Skeptic: DuckDuckGo Cooks Google's Goose" TheStreet 9:29 AM
  • "RIP webOS: Again and for good this time" ZDNet 8:14 AM
  • "Steve Ballmer has an 80-inch Windows 8 tablet in his office that Microsoft plans to sell" The Verge 8:13 AM
Humor/Cartoons
Press Releases/Products/Public Relations
  • "AirFloat removed from the App Store" TUAW 6:28 PM
  • "31 apps that make news reading better" [Slideshow] The Globe and Mail [Free Registration Required] 10:55 AM
  • "Free on iTunes: 3 Free iOS Apps for the News Hounds" The Mac Observer 6:22 PM
  • "The TechCrunch iPad App Is Now Live" TechCrunch 10:37 AM
  • "Holy Guacamole! Fruit Ninja: Puss In Boots Gets New Blades And A New Hideout To Boot" App Advice 10:37 AM
  • "Jeff Gamet talks Cool Apps & Accessories on Not Another Mac Podcast" The Mac Observer 10:35 AM
  • "13 Year-Old Releases First App, Mad Pigs" 148Apps 9:08 AM
  • "MilliTalk 2.5 Releases New Features for iPhones, the iPod Touch and Brings Calling to the iPad" PRWeb 8:55 AM
  • "Nine Ways to Change the World using Android and iPhones Developed by Harvard, Berkeley Students: Researchers invite everyone to join in building a new network for planetary change by fully utilizing the fantastic capabilities of today's mobile devices." PRWeb 8:55 AM
  • "If the iPhone goes 16:9, how do you want Apple to get there? [Poll] iMore 8:32 AM
  • "Facebook Releases 'Camera For iOS' on iOS App Store" Apple Bitch 9:56 AM
  • "Facebook Camera: Top iOS app rating shows Zuckerberg's finally doing mobile right" Electricpig 8:32 AM
  • "Pulp For iPad And Mac Updated With Smart Home Page And iCloud Sync" App Advice 8:20 AM
  • "Jailbreak for iOS 5.1.1 Now Available" AppleBitch 8:59 AM
  • "How to convert an iOS 5.1.1 tethered jailbreak to an untethered jailbreak using Rocky Racoon 5.1.1 Untether" iDownload Blog 8:48 AM
  • "Jailbreak Only: Absinthe 2.0 Available Now - Jailbreak Your iOS 5.1.1-Powered Device" App Advice 8:20 AM
  • "Notably Awesome: Awesome Note HD Gains iOS Calendar Integration And Retina iPad UI" App Advice 8:20 AM
  • "Kanex outs non-Apple Thunderbolt cable (updated)" Engadget 8:18 AM
  • "iLift Loop 1.0 for iOS - Learn Music from Song Recordings" prMac 10:37 AM
  • "Plentiful Play Zone Hits Apple App Store" prMac 9:07 AM
  • "Shaderific brings OpenGL ES 2.0 shader development to the iPad" prMac 9:07 AM
  • "F18 Carrier Landing: A new Landing Experience" prMac 9:07 AM
  • "Artfinder 3.0 Free for iOS - Art and Exhibitions at Your Fingertips" prMac 9:07 AM
  • "Physique: Intelligent Workout Planning and Tracking App Now Available" prMac 8:00 AM
  • "Relive a Fairy Tale Starring your Child in It's Me! Peter Pan for iPad" prMac 8:00 AM
  • "Scrap It: Baby Years HD 1.0: Fairy Tales, Birthdays, and Lovable Animals" prMac 8:00 AM
  • "Scrap It: Summer Time HD 1.0 for iPad - Summer Time Scrapped" prMac 8:00 AM
  • "Screen Calculator for iPhone/iPad released by Badger Studios" prMac 8:00 AM
  • "iLearnwords Japanese 1.0 for iOS-Japanese Language Learning for Children" prMac 8:00 AM
  • "Speed Tracker for iPad - Everything you need in just One application" prMac 8:00 AM
  • "24x7digital releases Smiley Sight Words 2.0 - Now optimized for iPad" prMac 8:00 AM
  • "2WayResume iPhone App: Career Expertise/Social Media Optimize Job Search" prMac 8:00 AM
  • "Sing Something the Game - Show your friends you are the next Idol" prMac 8:00 AM
  • "iBargain app finds the best deals, launches on iTunes June 2012" prMac 7:58 AM
  • "Apps for Children with Special Needs posts video for The Social Express" prMac 7:58 AM
  • "Best Fishing Times Gives Best Times To Fish For Any Date, Any Location" prMac 7:31 AM
Computer Industry
  • "Dell Said To Mull Buying Quest For Computer-Management Tools" Bloomberg 10:08 AM
  • "Dell Reportedly In Talks To Buy Quest Software" Forbes 9:47 AM
  • "Dell completes acquisition of Wyse Technology: Computer maker Dell closes on acquisition of Wyse Technology; terms not disclosed" Associated Press 9:47 AM
  • "Dell Windows 8 Tablet Specs Leak" PCWorld 11:17 AM
  • "Leak reveals Dell Latitude 10 and XPS 12 Windows 8 tablets" ZDNet 12:10 PM
  • "Dell's past glories might be working against it: To be like HP? Or not to be like HP? And what's with the silence on channel?" Channel Register 11:45 AM
  • "No, half a billion people won't be using Windows 8 next year: Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer's words were misconstrued earlier this week when a report claimed he said there would be 500 million Windows 8 users next year." CNET News 9:54 AM
  • "Windows 8 Update: Steve Ballmer's 80-inch Windows 8 tablet" Network World 11:23 AM
  • "Microsoft To Offer 80-Inch Windows 8 Tablets for Offices" Wired UK 12:06 PM
  • "Aged Windows XP costs 5x more to manage than Windows 7: As XP's life wanes, Microsoft talks dollars to get businesses to ditch 11-year-old OS" Computerworld 10:21 AM
  • "Study: Windows XP support costs high and rising" Electronista 9:00 PM
  • "Microsoft reportedly considers raising Windows 8 licensing fees" DigiTimes 10:26 AM
  • "Microsoft and IBM push OData standardisation" ZDNet UK 12:12 PM
  • "Minnesota State Government Executive Branch Picks Microsoft to Improve E-mail, Collaboration" IDG News Service 11:19 AM
  • "Can anyone manage HP out of its distress?" ZDNet 12:09 PM
  • "HP Is Broken, And Meg Whitman's Not The CEO To Fix It" Forbes 1:49 PM
  • "Massive Layoffs at HP Make for IT Outsourcing Identity Crisis" CIO 11:18 AM
  • "HP Has A Major Challenge Building From This Quarter" Investopedia 1:49 PM
  • "Google Nabs Key Members Of HP's Enyo Team, But Open WebOS Is Still 'On Schedule'" TechCrunch 11:40 AM
  • "HP's webOS Enyo team poached by Google" ZDNet 12:11 PM
  • "HP's WebOS Enyo team reportedly heading to Google" CNET News 9:56 AM
  • "Remaining Enyo team says it's 'redoubling' development efforts" The Verge 8:53 PM
  • "HP's Enyo team 'clarifies' Reports about Google move: In a blog post, the team says that though some key members have left, the majority of the engineering and leadership team remains and that development will continue" CNET News 9:04 PM
  • "HP tries to stem Autonomy exodus after founder goes" Reuters 1:50 PM
  • "HP hints Autonomy UK staff safe from firm's massive job cull" V3 11:50 AM
  • "Big Blue flaunts scantily clad Xeon E3, E5 racks" The Register 11:45 AM
  • "IBM Bans Dropbox: Should SMBs Follow Suit? IBM's about-face on bring-your-own policy might be too draconian for small companies, but it serves as a reminder that some popular cloud services come with inherent risks." InformationWeek 10:02 AM
  • "Lowering Sandy Bridge prices expected to boost PC demand in emerging markets" DigiTimes 10:26 AM
  • "Intel-based Orange Santa Clara smartphone release date looms" V3 11:50 AM
  • "Cisco Ends Investment in Cius Tablet in Face of BYOD, Cloud" eWeek 10:29 AM
  • "Cisco all but kills Cius tablet computer: Cisco discontinues Cius investment and development in the face of BYOD, cloud computing" Network World 11:24 AM
  • "See Ya Later, Cius: Cisco Changes Tablet Strategy" CRN 10:20 AM
  • "Cisco to drop Cius tablet, cites rise of BYOD offices" Electronista 9:04 PM
  • "BYOD didn't kill Cisco's tablet; it was a doomed idea" GigaOM 3:07 PM
  • "FAQ: The new push in Congress to increase STEM visas/Odds are improving in Congress on green cards for science, technology, engineering and math" Computerworld 10:22 AM
  • "Linux Mint 13 ramps up for KDE release: Fans of Linux Mint 13 can look forward to getting their hands on KDE and Xfce variants before the end of June, if predictions by project leader Clement Lefebrve pan out." ZDNet UK 12:12 PM
  • "Companies push for tariff bans on complex chips: Global semiconductor companies agreed to request tariff bans on chips that pack many capabilities into one small package, something that would help them better compete in the global marketplace." MarketWatch 1:44 PM
  • "10 predictions for what the CIO role will look like in 2020: CIOs can expect their jobs to change dramatically by the decade's end, with increased roles in business planning, cyber security, robot management and, of course, the cloud" CIO 10:54 AM
  • "Tablet And Phablet Use Rises Steadily: Tablets and phone/tablet combos are here to stay, according to Millennial Media and ABI Research. More than 208 million phablets, like the Samsung Galaxy Note, will ship in 2015." InformationWeek 10:01 AM
Finances (Click heading for current Apple Stock price.)
Apple News
  • "Gene Munster: 10 thoughts about how Apple gets to $1,000"  Fortune 8:40 AM
  • "Apple: Gene Munster's 10 Reasons To Stay Bullish" Forbes 10:36 AM
  • "Apple tops Goldman Sachs' VIP list of hedge fund stocks" Fortune 10:38 AM
Industry News
  • "Techs put in mild gains; Facebook falls again: Social network may end first trading week 16% below IPO price" MarketWatch 5:08 PM
  • "U.S. stocks stumble on trouble in Spain: Major indexes fall, but all three snap 3-week losing streak" MarketWatch 5:08 PM
  • "U.S. Stocks Fall As Spanish Debt Overshadows Economy" Bloomberg 5:08 PM
  • "Stocks Extend Losses in Afternoon Action" FOXBusiness 5:08 PM
  • "Stocks Snap Three-Week Losing Streak But Concerns Linger" TheStreet 5:08 PM
  • "Stocks snap three week losing streak" CNNMoney 5:08 PM
  • "Dow Closes in the Red: Stocks fell ahead of the long holiday weekend as reports of weakness in Spain underlined anxiety about the euro zone, outweighing a better-than-expected reading on U.S. consumer confidence." WSJ.com [Paid Membership Required] 5:08 PM
  • "Stocks set to open mixed; Europe in focus" CNNMoney 9:26 AM
  • "Asia Markets: Australia's ASX Hits 6-Month Low" WSJ.com [Paid Membership Required] 1:34 PM
  • "Asian Stocks Fall as Economic Slowdown Cools China Bank Lending" Bloomberg 9:41 AM
  • "Asia Markets: China stocks drop in Asia amid credit fears/Hong Kong shares rebound; Nikkei ends down for 8th straight week" MarketWatch 9:32 AM
  • "European Stocks Notch Small Gains" WSJ.com [Paid Membership Required] 1:35 PM
  • "Europe Markets: Europe stocks end week higher after choppy session" MarketWatch 1:35 PM
  • "Most active Nasdaq-traded stocks: Nasdaq's 10 most active stocks at 1 p.m." Associated Press 1:46 PM
  • "Midday Glance: Computer companies/Computer companies shares mixed at 1 p.m." Associated Press 1:48 PM
  • "Final Glance: Computer companies" CBS News 9:12 PM
  • "Nasdaq, Direct Edge Move to Tame Quote Traffic" WSJ.com [Paid Membership Required] 9:38 AM
  • "Nasdaq CEO went ahead with Facebook IPO despite signs new software had bugs" New York Post 11:09 AM

 
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