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MacSurfer's Archive: Sunday, June 3, 2012


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

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  • "Google's fear: An Apple-Facebook love fest/Just one small mention from Apple CEO Tim Cook of 'watch this space' on the subject of Apple's relationship with Facebook surely causes stomachs at Google to churn a little. What if Apple tries to buy Facebook?"  CNET News 11:22 AM
  • "Samsung drops patent ahead of busy litigation week with Apple" Foss Patents 6:57 AM
  • "Ping: What went wrong/We suss out what led to its demise" Macworld UK 7:11 AM
  • "Judge refuses to bar Steve Jobs quotes from patent case" Crave @ CNET 7:20 AM
  • "Apple TV already stands out with the connected TV experience" Macworld 2:29 PM
  • "Cook at D10: Apple Television, gaming, Siri, Ping and more/Apple CEO Tim Cook: the best bits from D10" Macworld UK 6/2
  • "Netflix online movie streaming revenue explodes, slices Apple share in half" AppleInsider 6/2
  • "Apple TV As An iOS Gaming Platform? Not Likely."  Forbes 6/2
  • "Apple Ignores Loyal Mac Pro Customers: Apple has alienated some of its most committed, long-term users by orphaning its high-end hardware." InformationWeek 6/2
  • "Apple reminds users of MobileMe closure: Apple's MobileMe service will be shuttered for good on June 30, so be sure to retrieve all of your files from it." CNET 6/1
  • "Desktop Top Operating System Share Trend" [Mac share sees slight drop to 6.44% from 6.53% in April] NetMarketshare 6/1
  • "Desktop Top Browser Share Trend" [Safari continues downward to 4.62%, IE holding steady, Firefox falls, Chrome climbs] NetMarketshare 6/1
  • "Sandboxing deadline arrives: What it means for Apple, developers, and you" Macworld 6/1
  • "'I'm using Lion and when iTunes is playing in the background I have an issue with videos. A video starts and opens a new space and takes over the computer. [...] An iTunes video used to open in a window, not a space. How do I get this to happen with Lion?': You'd think it would be an iTunes preference, but it isn't. Instead, whether a video plays in full-screen, in a separate window, or in the iTunes window depends on the item checked in the View > Video Playback submenu. iTunes remembers the selection the next time you play a video. Unfortunately, the Video Playback submenu is disabled unless a video is actually playing (silly, but there you are)." MacInTouch 6/1
  • "Review: Adobe Photoshop CS6 and the 'Creative Cloud'/Facing low-cost rivals, Photoshop CS6 adds new features and the ability to rent." Ars Technica 8:46 PM
  • "Adobe Audition CS6's new features harmonize with video, radio, and podcast production" Macworld 6/1
  • "WriteRoom — A Great App for Easily-Distracted Writers... Like Me" Wired 6/1
  • "iTwin for Mac: Secure file sharing that's more confusing than coherent" TUAW 6/1
  • "XtraFinder 0.5 gives OS X Snow Leopard or Lion more roar" BetaNews 6/1
  • "Wrangling PDFs in 2012"s Web Browsers" TidBITS 6/1
  • "Dolly Drive offers a variety of online storage services" Macworld 6/1
  • "Ask the iTunes Guy: Metadata, sorting, and sharing" Macworld 6/1
  • "Create a Keyboard Shortcut for any Menu Item" Macinstruct 6/1
  • "Disable OS X Lion's resume for individual applications" CNET Reviews 6/1
  • "Understand Your Mac Better With High Quality Voices [OS X Tips] Cult of Mac 6/1
  • "Change Color Profiles Instantly from the Mac OS X Menu Bar with ProfileMenu" OS X Daily 6/1
  • "Keyboard Shortcuts – Training Wheels for the Mind" Larry's Blog 2:19 PM
  • "Make sure your Mac doesn't catch a 'social' disease: 3 social engineering threats" GigaOM 6/2
  • "Flame Education, part 1" Intego 6/1
  • "On Buying Direct or Via Mac App Store" inessential 6/1
  • "Mac App Store vs Buying Direct"  Rentzsch 6/1
  • "Ping: What went wrong"  Macworld 6/1
Press Releases
  • "GraphicConverter 8.1 adds 16-bit per channel support" FairerPlatform 11:03 AM
  • "CrumplePop Releases ColorKit Suite for FCP X" prMac 6/1
  • "Graphic Node's Pack for Pages Grows to Over 1,000 Templates" prMac 6/1
  • "QuarkXPress 9.3 adds direct Kindle format export" FairerPlatform 6/1
General Interest/Potpourri
  • "From Zuckerberg to Jobs: Aaron Sorkin on creating drama in the digital age" [Paid Membership Required] 8:05 PM
  • "AT&T CEO: data-only plans inevitable" Electronista 10:01 AM
  • "iPad Controls Restaurant Background Noises" Bangstyle 7:12 AM
  • "Sotheby's to Auction Off Rare Apple-I Computer and Jobs Memo" Time 6/2
  • "Mobile-Phone Makers End Deadlock On Standard For New SIM Cards" Bloomberg 6/2
  • "Apple looms over E3 once again: It feels like Apple's hold on the gaming industry is stronger than it was the year before. Are traditional game companies finding themselves forced to play Apple's game?" CNET Reviews 6/1
  • "Apple Store staff to work late on 5 June, new product? Apple Store staff to work late in run up to WWDC"  Macworld UK 6/1
  • "Taiwan Freaks Out Over Apple Considering US Plants" Patently Apple 6/1
  • "Apple and Foxconn back under fire for working conditions: Apple and Foxconn are yet to make significant changes to labour practices that see Chinese workers work unpaid and excessive overtime,endure bullying and work in unsafe working conditions, according to not for profit group Students & Scholars Against Corporate Misbehaviour" The Register 6/1
  • "ETSI chooses Apple-inspired proposal for new 4FF nano-SIM standard"  The Next Web 6/1
  • "Nano-SIM design gets green light: but did Apple win? According to ETSI, it has finally come to an agreement on the Nano-SIM standard. The only issue is, it didn't say which company won." CNET News 6/1
  • "Apple wins battle over nano-SIM standard" ["ETSI isn't releasing further details of the vote or the winning specification, saying only that the decision had been made, according to a spokesman at the standards organization. Card maker Giesecke & Devrient, which had a representative on the committee, identified the proposer of the winning specification."] IDG News Service 6/1
  • "One nano-SIM to rule them all: Apple submission approved as standard" Ars Technica 6/1
  • "New SIM card format for slimmer, smaller phones" ETSI 6/1
  • "Report: Netflix beats Apple as No. 1 online movie supplier" paidContent 6/1
  • "Source: No iPhone 4S on Boost Mobile in September" 9 to 5 Mac 6/1
  • "iPhone allegedly bound for Boost Mobile in September: Boost Mobile could be the next prepaid carrier to land the once-exclusive iPhone." CNET News 6/1
  • "Cricket Creates Big Buzz With Prepaid iPhone Offer" MacNewsWorld 6/1
  • "How Much Does a Prepaid iPhone Cost? Leap Wireless will start selling prepaid iPhones next month, making it the first pay-as-you-go carrier to offer the smartphone, Thomas Gryta reports on digits." [Video Report] MarketWatch 6/1
  • "Where to get a prepaid iPhone" Tapscape 6/1
  • "eBay seller of 'stolen' iPad prototype risks arrest: The seller of the iPad prototype sold on eBay this week may have landed in hot water." Macworld UK 6/1
  • "BMW Apple-Like Geniuses Sell Luxury Models with Tablets: Cars" Bloomberg 6/1
  • "Apple iPhone margin: 2X that of Nokia Lumia 900" ZDNet 6/1
  • "iPhone margin twice that of Lumia 900" CNET News 6/1
  • "Apple looking for pizza genius: Apple is hiring pizza chefs with at least 2-4 years of experience making Neapolitan style pizza" Macworld UK 6/1
  • "These Poignant Ads Show Exactly How Immersive The iPad Can Really Be [Gallery] Cult of Mac 6/1
Non-Apple News
  • "Microsemi rebuts silicon backdoor claim" The Register 6/1
  • "LucasArts unveils 'Star Wars 1313''" USA Today 6/1
  • "Fans get date with Lara Croft: Square Enix already revealed Lara Croft's next outing in Tomb Raider had been pushed back but today it announced a definitive release date for the game." Register Hardware 6/1
  • "Sharp showcases new IGZO LCD and OLED screens" TG Daily 6/1
  • "Electric hydrofoil the ultimate wave rider" TG Daily 6/1
  • "A Startup Hopes to Help Computers Understand Web Pages: Diffbot aims to make it easier for apps to read Web pages the way humans do." Technology Review 6/1
  • "Ikea Further Details Its Upcoming Uppleva HDTV Line" TechCrunch 6/1
  • "Emerging display tech on display at SID 2012" EE Times 6/1
  • "Video games help autistic students in classrooms" USA Today 6/1
  • "Apparently This Matters: $1,300 HDMI cables" CNN 6/1
  • "AT&T Mulls Upgrading Rural Lines Instead Of Selling Them" Bloomberg 6/1
  • "Facebook Forced By Privacy Activist To Put Policy Changes Up For Worldwide Vote" TechCrunch 6/1
  • "Facebook attack claimed by Anonymous members" Washington Post [Free Registration Required] 6/1
  • "Chic geeks give San Francisco a new tech groove" Reuters 6/1
  • "Google holding 'next dimension' of Maps event next week" CNET News 6/1
  • "Google says Chrome is slamming IE's market share" ZDNet 6/1
  • "Google applies to put more LOLs into domain names" ZDNet UK 6/1
  • "Google's vision returns to the humble desktop" Financial Times [Paid Membership Required] 6/1
  • "Google embraces paid product search options" ZDNet 6/1
  • "Finish Line's Apple-like Ideas are 'Beautiful'" Forbes 6/1
  • "4 Tips to Build an Irresistible App: Catalog Spree developed the highest-ranked shopping app for the iPad. Here's how they did it." Inc. 6/1
  • "Gene Steinberg meets Macworld columnist Kirk McElhearn, Jim Dalrymple from The Loop, and Kirk Hiner from AppleTell this week on The Tech Night Owl LIVE" The Tech Night Owl LIVE 6/1
  • "CNET UK Podcast 290: Prometheus and the next iPhone" Crave @ CNET 6/1
  • "Sizing up the iPhone 5: The screen/Apple is obsessed with display technology. And rightfully so. Consumers are too" CNET News 6/2
  • "After Years Of Flirting, Facebook And Apple Set To Achieve Relationship Status In iOS 6" TechCrunch 6/1
  • "Apple is, as of now, adding Facebook integration with release of iOS 6" The Next Web 6/1
  • "Facebook tied into Apple's iOS 6, report says" CNET News 6/1
  • "55" Apple LCD TV for about $2,000 seen as matter of 'when,' not 'if'" AppleInsider 6/1
  • "iPhone 5 taller front panel snapped alongside iPhone 4S" Crave @ CNET 6/1
  • "New iPhone hardware details revealed in iOS beta" Neowin 6/1
  • "Apple Is Working On 'Powerful Sharing Of Photos' In Its iPhone Photos App" Business Insider 6/1
  • "'Greatly enhanced' iOS Maps, upgraded Camera & Photos apps expected at WWDC" AppleInsider 6/1
  • "Google to head Apple off at the pass by holding 3D Maps event on June 6th, just before WWDC" The Next Web 6/1
  • "Report: Major Change In iOS 6 Will Be With Stock Apple Apps" App Advice 6/1
  • "Mobile/Tablet Top Operating System Share Trend" [iOS rises to 62.65%, Android also rises slightly] NetMarketshare 6/1
  • "Mobile/Tablet Top Browser Share Trend" [Safari sees slight drip to 63.24%, Android and Opera Mini rise] NetMarketshare 6/1
  • "Apple's mobile Internet share is still growing, despite Android" Fortune 6/1
  • "Ecommerce Study Finds Mobile Safari To Be Fastest Growing Web Browser" TechCrunch 6/1
  • "New Apple guide details iOS security features: Quietly released guide outlines the security architecture, encryption, and data protection features on the mobile operating system." CNET News 6/1
  • "[Reports] Microsoft Office for iPad may come on November 10th" AppleTell 6/1
  • "OmniVision likely selected as supplier for iPhone5, says RW Baird" TheFlyOnTheWall 6/1
  • "How Do I Figure Out What's Slowing Down My Jailbroken iPhone?" Lifehacker 6/1
Price Trackers/Deals
  • "Sky Gnomes For iPhone and iPad Is Free For The First Time (Was $0.99)" Apple Sliced 10:03 AM
  • "There are no new item in The US Apple Store, 14 were restocked , 93 were unchanged, and five were Sold Out." While Supplies Last 7:31 AM
  • "FatBooth For iPhone Is Free For The First Time Ever (Normally $0.99)" Apple Sliced 6/2
  • "Rope'n'Fly 2 For iPhone Is Free Right Now (Previously $0.99)" Apple Sliced 6/2
  • "Call Of Gods EX For iPhone and iPad Is Free Today (Was $0.99)" Apple Sliced 6/2
  • "Transcend 64GB USB JetFlash Drive: $37" 9 to 5 Mac 6/2
  • "There are no new item in The US Apple Store, 13 were restocked , 85 were unchanged, and 18 were Sold Out." While Supplies Last 6/2
  • "Sky Heroes HD For iPhone and iPad Is Temporarily Available For Free (Normally $0.99)" Apple Sliced 6/1
  • "StringZ-HD For iPhone and iPad Is Free Right Now (Previously $0.99)" Apple Sliced 6/1
  • "Life! For iPhone and iPad Is Free Today (Was $0.99)" Apple Sliced 6/1
  • "MacBook Air Prices & Sales" MacPrices 6/1
  • "MacBook Pro Prices & Sales" MacPrices 6/1

  • "Adonit Writer Plus keyboard for iPad review" iMore 3:01 PM
  • "Uncaged Ergonomics WorkEZ Executive Standing Desk" Macworld 6/2
  • "iPod nano as a watch: living with the LunaTik and iWatchz Q" iPodNN 6/2
  • "Ivy Bridge vs Sandy Bridge Benchmarks + the Mac upgrades (Video)" Insanely Great Mac 6/1
  • "Photoshop CS6 Gives 'Fangs' to your GPU" Bare Feats 6/1
  • "Hands-on review: Netzero's 4G hotspot" GigaOM 6/1
  • "Visible Green Smart Charger Review" Mac|Life 6/1
  • "STM's Vertical is a solid, though small, laptop bag" Macworld 6/1
  • "iLuv Vibro Classic II: Wake up to music and a vibrating pillow with this low-cost iPod alarm clock." Register Hardware 6/1
  • "Logitech Ultrathin Keyboard Cover for iPad" Wired 6/1
  • "Protect and Travel with your MacBook Air in style" ZDNet 6/1
iPad/iPhone/iPod touch Apps
  • "Ecclesia Is A Stunning Audiovisual App Experiment" MacStories 11:04 AM
  • "Game of the week: Little Generals" iMore 7:51 AM
  • "The iPad of Babel: Tablet apps for kids make what once were books into something interactive, mind-bending—and not necessarily better." Slate 6/1
  • "WatchESPN Review: App's success depends heavily on network strength" Macworld 6/1
  • "CanvasPop Prints Giant Canvases Of Your Instagram Photos [Review] Cult of Mac 6/1
  • "Review: 'JamUp' multi-effect guitar app for iPhone & iPad" 9 to 5 Mac 6/1
  • "Echograph: Creating Animated Stills on the iPad" eXtensions 6/1
  • "Axon Runners review for iPhone and iPad" iMore 6/1
  • "Appidemic: Shaun the Sheep – Fleece Lightning for iPhone, iPad, iPod touch" AppleTell 6/1
  • "Inferno+ Review – You Will Be Absolutely Blown Away" Apple'n'Apps 6/1
  • "'Zombie Carnaval' Review - Seeking Friends for the End of the World" Touch Arcade 6/1
  • "'Air Mail' Review - Don't Shoot The Messenger" Touch Arcade 6/1
  • "'Mega Run - Redford's Adventure' Review - Familiar, But Great" Touch Arcade 6/1
  • "'Razor: Salvation' Review - A Simple But Satisfying Way to Shoot the Core" Touch Arcade 6/1
  • "MacMost Now 716: Encrypting USB Flash Drives" MacMost 6/1
  • "Ask Engadget: best cheap external Macbook Air monitor" Engadget 6/2
  • "Great Solutions For Traveling With Your iPhone" Cult of Mac 6/2
  • "Keep Your iPhone Charged And Safe On Vacation [iOS Tips] Cult of Mac 6/1
  • "Deleting Camera Roll photos after uploading to Photo Stream" iLounge 6/1
  • "You're Probably Not Getting The Most Out Of Your iPad's Keyboard" [Slideshow] Business Insider 6/1
  • "Cassandra -Monday Review: It Will Soon be Friday" eXtensions 7:41 PM
  • "MacBook Pro 2012 and the new iPad 3 are not rivals?" PopHerald 1:02 PM
  • "Moto GP Live TV Coverage: Mac, PC iOS and Android" eXtensions 10:04 AM
  • "Steve Jobs and Apple linked to outbreak of 'Internet Tourettes'" Fortune 7:19 AM
  • "Jobs' vow to destroy Android fair game at Motorola trial" GigaOM 6/2
  • "Apple In a Relationship with Facebook? Its Complicated." Cult of Mac 6/2
  • "MacOS KenDensed: MacOS KenDensed: Cooked at D10 & Samsung's 'Up In Smoke' Moment" The Mac Observer 6/2
  • "The Macalope Weekly: Serial jerkery" Macworld 6/2
  • "Sorkin Talks (Steve) Jobs" redOrbit 6/2
  • "As iTunes movie revenue grows, Netflix skyrockets" FairerPlatform 6/2
  • "iOS 6: Higher hanging fruit" iMore 6/1
  • "Apple iPhone 5 Mock-Up: Can We Trust The Rumors And Leaked Schematics?" The Huffington Post 6/1
  • "iPad not a good fit for vacationing with a dSLR" ZDNet 6/1
  • "Setting Up Assembly Lines in the U.S. Would be 'Highly Difficult' for Apple" MacTrast 6/1
  • "Is Apple testing the waters for an unsubsidized iPhone push?" GigaOM 6/1
  • "Can Apple iOS devices gain confidence of IT security pros? Apple not open enough on security issues, though some see clear signs it's improving"  Network World 6/1
  • "Particle Debris: The Unintended Consequences of a Post-PC Era" The Mac Observer 6/1
  • "The Northern Spy: Inertia, Emotion And Greed" MacNews 6/1
  • "The hero of the week's big tech confab: Steve Jobs/At All Things D's big D10 tech conference, the intensity and innovation of Steve Jobs still reverberates from his six appearances at the show in years past." CNET News 6/1
  • "Say, iPad idolaters, don't write the laptop's epitaph just yet" BetaNews 6/1
  • "Now Samsung slavishly copies Apple's Mac mini" MacDailyNews 6/1
  • "Does Siri Belong In Business? [Feature] Cult of Mac 6/1
  • "Jailbreak Concepts That Apple Should Add In iOS 6 [Feature] Cult of Mac 6/1
  • "Steve Jobs Almost Named The iMac The MacMan, Until This Guy Stopped Him" Fast Company Design 6/1
  • "Rescuing a Dead iBook, Retina Macs Expected This Month, Ultrabooks Replacing Netbooks, and More" Low End Mac 6/1
  • "Use the iPad to manage your datacenters" ZDNet 6/1
  • "What the Next 6 Months For Apple Will Look Like" TheStreet 6/1
  • "iPhone 5 Predictions: The Best And Worst" [Slideshow] InformationWeek 6/1
  • "Apple: How Many $2K TVs Could They Sell? Asks Piper" Barron's 6/1
  • "The Macalope Daily: Selective listing syndrome" Macworld [Insider Content] 6/1
  • "Apple iPhone 5 spec rumors surface" Digital Spy 6/1
  • "Is Apple Destroying The Traditional PC Market?" Seeking Alpha 6/1
  • "[Infographic] Patent Wars Turn Tech into a Battlefield" ReadWriteWeb 6/1
  • "iPhone Won't Solve LEAP's Woes, Analyst Says" Forbes 6/1
  • "Gartner: Apple Turns its Complete Inventory Every 5 Days" The Mac Observer 6/1
  • "iOS 6 rumored to debut Facebook integration" iMore 6/1
  • "iPhone users may 'like' Facebook integration in IOS 6" GigaOM 6/1
  • "Facebook integration coming in iOS 6, a.k.a. 'Sundance" Tapscape 6/1
  • "What could Apple have up its sleeve for WWDC? A new version of iOS and new apps for maps and photo sharing may be among the items announced at this month's developers conference, says a Sterne Agee analyst." CNET News 6/1
  • "Can/Will Apple Expand ICloud To Include VoIP Services?" MacNews 6/1
  • "Apple iPhone 5 And The Insanity Of Liquidmetal Speculation"  Forbes 6/1
  • "Why chip names tell us very little about the iPhone 5"  ZDNet 6/1
  • "iOS 6: Will you miss Google Maps on your iPhone?" Electricpig 6/1
  • "Steve Jobs: silly Apple names, enemies and rows with Jony Ive/Ad legend Ken Segall recalls lost Apple secrets" PC Advisor 6/1
  • "Apple's 'Crystal Prison' Pros and Cons, Mac Malware Safety, MailForge 3 Released, and More" Low End Mac 6/1
  • "How Apple and Congress Limit iPhone Users' Freedom" Forbes 6/1
  • "Two months on – why I am still glad I didn't buy a new iPad" iDownload Blog 6/1
  • "Windows Phone 7: More Than Just A Stick In The Mud?" 512 Pixels 1:12 PM
  • "Ask Slashdot: Tips For Designing a Modern Web Application?" Slashdot 6/2
  • "Paul Krugman on science fiction's relationship to economics" Boing Boing 6/2
  • "The 7 deadly sins of software development" GigaOM 6/2
  • "DirecTV: Apple TV won't 'obsolete our technology'" GigaOM 6/2
  • "RIM Invents Advanced Blackberry Start Screen Security Features" Patent Bolt 6/2
  • "ChipWorks delves inside the Samsung Galaxy SIII, sports the iPhone 4S camera" 9 to 5 Mac 6/1
  • "Porn And Video Games Are Ruining The Next Generation Of American Men" Business Insider 6/1
  • "Why Whitman Is A Game Changer For Hewlett-Packard" Seeking Alpha 6/1
  • "First Take: RIM BlackBerry PlayBook Keyboard Case" ZDNet UK 6/1
  • "Antitrust regulators: Give Facebook a break" ZDNet 6/1
  • "Netflix toppled Apple as top U.S. online movie biz in 2011" ZDNet 6/1
  • "5 Amazing '80s Geek Toys and Their Modern Equivalents" Wired 6/1
  • "E3 2012 preview: The 10 big questions" USA Today 6/1
  • "Get Text Messaging on Your PC with These 3 Handy Android Apps" Techland 6/1
  • "GirlsInTech Pick Their Top 100 Women In Tech In Europe" TechCrunch 6/1
  • "Cyber-stalking: The big boss may turn into Big Brother, report warns" Los Angeles Times [Paid Membership Required] 6/1
  • "7 ways to mask your Internet identity: You can't erase all of the personal info that's out on the Web, but you can hide in plain sight" Network World 6/1
  • "The fallacy of collaboration technology: Videoconferencing, unified communications, and shared editing don't work the way people do" InfoWorld 6/1
  • "Star Wars 1313 is the Star Wars Game I've Been Waiting For" Forbes 6/1
  • "Attention IT: Your interns have something to teach you" Computerworld 6/1
  • "Is the Video Game Industry Dying?" CNBC 6/1
  • "Google Chrome Browser Overtakes Internet Explorer Globally" eWeek 6/1
  • "Windows 8 Store: A good start, but can it top Apple's App stores?" Ars Technica 6/1
  • "Here's One Reason Why Mountain Lion Will Be Better Than Windows 8 [Humor] Cult of Mac 6/1
Press Releases/Products/Public Relations
  • "Otterbox announces Armor Series iPhone 4 and iPhone 4S cases" Gizmag 9:44 PM
  • "Matrox Thunderbolt dock turns MacBooks into desktops for $249" AppleInsider 7:55 PM
  • "Matrox goes back to the future with $249 DS-1 Thunderbolt Dock – USB 3.0, DVI, GigE" 9 to 5 Mac 6:43 PM
  • " task manager launches for iOS and Chrome, now syncs across platforms (hands-on)" The Verge 2:14 PM
  • "Jukester Jukebox - The modern Jukebox for your iPad" prMac 11:04 AM
  • "Cat Avenger 1.0 released for iOS - New Superhero Action" prMac 7:11 AM
  • "Instapaper 4.2.2 with Background Update Locations" Instapaper Blog 6:58 AM
  • "Fun Game: Dive Deep Into The Sea In Search of The Amulet of Light" Cult of Mac 6:58 AM
  • "iCache offers up the Geode, a digital wallet for iPhone" GadgeTell 6/2
  • "New Ukulele Music-Making App Combines Your iPad and iPhone Into A 'Futulele'" Cult of Mac 6/2
  • "Cat Games 1.5 for iPad Releases to the App Store" MacMegasite 6/2
  • "Activity Guide Added to the Minneapolis Lakes App" MacMegasite 6/2
  • "15 best free iPad games: Some things in life really are free. Check out our picks for the best games on the iPad that don't cost anything at all (unless you choose to buy in-app upgrades later)." CNET Reviews 6/1
  • "Serious artists may appreciate Hand Glider iPad glove" TUAW 6/1
  • "Every iPhone Deserves a Crystal-Powered LEGO-Throne" Gizmodo 6/1
  • "Carmageddon Reincarnation due Summer, free for a day" FairerPlatform 6/1
  • "Two New NAND SSD Options For MacBook Air Drive Upgrades/Replacements" MacPrices 6/1
  • "23snaps Tries Its Hand At Being The Facebook For Families" TechCrunch 6/1
  • "Order and Chaos Online Celebrates 365 Days of Existence with Lots of New Stuff" 148Apps 6/1
  • "Custom Architectural Survey iPad Apps - Punch List, Construction Site Survey, Field Survey, Quality and Inspection Applications - Discounts Offered for June Customers" PRWeb 6/1
  • "Awesome Calendar 2.0 for iOS Now Includes Sync To Google Tasks Feature" PRWeb 6/1
  • "Humble Indie Bundle: Buy 5 great games, support two awesome charities" FairerPlatform 6/1
  • "Hydroview for iPad lets you explore underwater" TG Daily 6/1
  • "Pygmies Get Their Groove on (or Die) in the Latest Pocket God Update" 148Apps 6/1
  • "Dolphin Browser 5.0 Brings Saved Passwords, Autocomplete, Email Sharing & More" Cult of Mac 6/1
  • "Hipstamatic's Snap is a beautiful magazine worth having on the iPad" TUAW 6/1
  • "Griffin + Threadless partnership launches new iPhone/iPad case designs" AppleTell 6/1
  • "Comparing iPhone 4S Bike Pack and iPhone 4 Cycling Capabilities" PRWeb 6/1
  • "Ticketmaster targets mobile fans with the release of its free iPhone app for the UK" The Next Web 6/1
  • "MADFINGER Games Announces New Title For Mobile Devices DEAD TRIGGER" prMac 6/1
  • "AppIt Ventures Launches Business Plan Writing App for iPad" prMac 6/1
  • "FaRao Japanese Music Radio for iOS, Android Provides Intelligent Radio" prMac 6/1
  • "Heroes And Zombies: Hack and Slash Action RPG - iPhone Game" prMac 6/1
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  • "Celebrate the Queen's Diamond Jubilee with Royal Dubstep" prMac 6/1
  • "Grimm's Frog King 1.0 for iPad - Traditional + Modern Versions" prMac 6/1
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Computer Industry
  • "In a Skirmish to Control the Screens" New York Times [Free/Paid Registration Required] 8:46 PM
  • "Source: Microsoft Will Launch Office For iPad In November" Business Insider 7:39 AM
  • "Fedora could seek Microsoft code signing to contend with secure boot: A bootloader signed by MS would make Fedora easy to install on Windows 8 PCs." Ars Technica 7:56 PM
  • "Microsoft buys up Smart Glass domain names after app rumors break" The Verge 9:34 PM
  • "Dual Boot, Ulta Wide Windows 8 Tablets Set To Be Revealed This Week" 9:35 PM
  • "Intel to introduce new Ivy Bridge processors" 7:38 AM
  • "Hands on: Intel's Ivy Bridge Ultrabook" ThinkDigit 7:33 AM
  • "Networked devices may grow two-fold to 2 bln by 2016: Cisco" The Economic Times 7:34 AM
  • "Record seizure of fake HP printer products in UAE: Authorities find 850,000 counterfeit print items in raid on Dubai company" ITP Technology 7:36 AM
  • "HP Envy Spectre XT pre-orders now open, starts at $999.99 and ships June 22nd" The Verge 9:34 PM
  • "Dell signals shift to 'services proVider'" Examiner 9:28 PM
  • "Cisco ups enterprise router share in Q1" Canada 9:27 PM
  • "Switched On: Cisco's hard-luck hardware" Engadget 6:46 PM
  • "The Oracle v. Google aftermath/Two Google lawyers reflect on the case: APIs stay free, cost of business soars." Ars Technica 9:28 PM
  • "Discs, other physical media vanish as technology evolves" New York Times 7:02 AM
Finances (Click heading for current Apple Stock price.)
Apple News
  • "Weighing the New New and the Old Old Things" Barron's 6/2
  • "Stupid Stock Move of the Day! Apple down?" CNNMoney 6/1
  • "Bank of America Outshines Apple, Sort of" WSJ Blogs 6/1
  • "How Apple's cash hoard gets to $200 billion by next year" Fortune 6/1
  • "Sterne Agee Expects Software to Outweigh Hardware at WWDC" The Mac Observer 6/1
  • "David Einhorn On Apple Inc." GuruFocus 5/31
Industry News
  • "Sector Snap: Chipmaker, PC stocks fall/Chipmaker, PC stocks fall amid worries about US, Europe spending" Associated Press 6/1
  • "H-P sinks as techs join broad market retreat: Weak jobs report sends sector into the red; chips negative for year" MarketWatch 6/1
  • "U.S. stocks fall 2%-plus, adding to week's gloom: Dow gives up gains for year; Gold surges, dollar sinks" MarketWatch 6/1
  • "Dow Average Erases 2012 Advance After Employment Data" Bloomberg 6/1
  • "Stocks Tumble as Traders Pan Grim Data" FOXBusiness 6/1
  • "Stocks Plunge on Weak Jobs Report" TheStreet 6/1
  • "Stocks slammed as Dow erases 2012 gains" CNNMoney 6/1
  • "Dow's Drop Is Worst This Year: The Dow Jones Industrial Average sank into the red for the year after a dismal U.S. jobs report sent investors fleeing stocks and into the safety of bonds." [Paid Membership Required] 6/1
  • "Stocks headed for an ugly start to June" CNNMoney 6/1
  • "Asian Markets, Euro Slide on Weak China PMI" [Paid Membership Required] 6/1
  • "Asian Stocks Slide on China, U.S. Economic Slowdown, Spain Risk" Bloomberg 6/1
  • "Asia Markets: Japan leads losses for most Asia markets" MarketWatch 6/1
  • "European Stocks Tumble" [Paid Membership Required] 6/1
  • "European Stocks Decline as U.S. Payrolls Data Trails Estimates" Bloomberg 6/1
  • "Europe Markets: Europe ends sharply lower on PMIs, U.S. payrolls/Shares of BP rise after TNK-BP stake interest" MarketWatch 6/1
  • "Global markets slump as fear bubble expands" CNNMoney 6/1
  • "Most active Nasdaq-traded stocks: Nasdaq's 10 most active stocks at the close of trading" Associated Press 6/1
  • "Final Glance: Computer companies/Computer companies shares down at the close of trading" Associated Press 6/1
  • "Midday Glance: Computer companies/Computer companies shares mixed at 1 p.m." Associated Press 6/1
  • "Nasdaq plays tough with clients angry over Facebook" Reuters 6/1

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