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MacSurfer's Archive: Thursday, June 14, 2012


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Weekend Highlights: The escalating tariff war between the US and China puts Apple Watch (original), Fitbits, Sonos, squarely in the crosshairs of a 10% tariff, resulting in US price increases; might autonomous vehicles be Apple's Next Big Thing?; report from BGR India that unless Apple installs "a pesky call app soon", iPhones may cease working on networks; attention Apple! Ben Lovejoy thinks your meager-but-free 5GB of iCloud storage has become an embarrassment and needs to change; and Dan Moren calls on Apple to break tradition and let us set our own preferred apps instead of being locked in to company choices; Tyson's Corner Apple Store, first one ever, set to undergo facelift; Samsung unleashes three more videos mocking dongles, lack of fast charging accessories included with iPhones; MacBook Pro i9 Throttlegate also affects some Dell XPS systems, but are reports overblown?

  • "iOS app economy worth $4.3 billion a year, analyst: The iOS app economy is making $4.3 billion per year with 49.5 million apps downloaded every day"  Macworld UK 8:32 AM
  • "Are revenues per app decreasing? Apple has been releasing data about payments to developers with increasing frequency. Last week's $5 billion announcement was the fifth such update and came after about one quarter since the last." asymco 8:51 AM
  • "Could Apple's Passbook become a true digital wallet?" Digital Trends 9:10 AM
  • "Apple's Revolutionary Move Into Robotic Manufacturing"  Seeking Alpha 8:24 AM
  • "WWDC 2012: Apple's iPhone and the iRobot supply chain"  Computerworld 8:16 AM
  • "Apple's Siri, Other Search Apps Could Save Businesses Big Bucks: A report from EasyAsk found U.S. businesses could save up to $800 million daily through Siri-like search applications." eWeek 10:21 AM
  • "Apple's Siri sued for failing to live up to hype: A New York man has brought a class-action lawsuit against Apple in California, saying that the company's voice-activated Siri software failed to live up to the expectations created by its adverts." Telegraph 9:02 AM
  • "Judge gives Apple reprieve in patent case versus Google" Reuters 4:17 PM
  • "Judge changes mind, grants Apple an injunction hearing against Motorola (and vice versa)"  Foss Patents 4:13 PM
  • "Apple v. Motorola: Tentatively tossed out, bounces back" Fortune 4:13 PM
  • "Judge allows Apple and Motorola to meet in an injunction hearing next week: A patent dispute ruling is near, but neither company will win a dime in damages." Ars Technica 10:53 PM
  • "Apple benefits from lawmakers' concern about import bans based on standard-essential patents" Foss Patents 8:51 AM
  • "Apple Urged to Unify its Global Intellectual Property Right Standards" Patently Apple 3:32 PM
  • "Court Delays Apple China IPad Trademark Ruling For Talks" Bloomberg 4:21 PM
  • "Apple's Battle Over China iPad Trademark Evidently Interminable" AllThingsD 4:21 PM
  • "Chinese court postpones iPad trademark ruling for mediation" ZDNet 12:18 PM
  • "Judge rules that Kodak can sell disputed 'Apple patents': Kodak must notify buyers that Apple may have claim, or put proceeds in escrow account" Macworld UK 8:31 AM
  • "Apple issues Java update in sync with Oracle" CSO 9:09 AM
  • "Apple's timely Java update" iTWire 7:19 AM
  • "Sandvox 2.6 Extracts iWeb Site Content" TidBITS 6:03 PM
  • "Managing input methods in OS X: OS X supports input options for many different languages and regions, but some of its optional settings might confuse a few users." CNET Reviews 2:02 PM
  • "Diptic on a Mac: Useful iOS App for Photography Output Makes the Leap to OS X" eXtensions 11:33 PM
  • "WordPress 3.4: More eye candy instead of much needed performance fixes'" Foliovision 8:49 AM
  • "Three great folder actions: Make automating your Mac as simple as putting a file in a folder" Macworld 1:04 PM
  • "Edovia Screens VNC Review" Mac|Life 3:43 PM
  • "John Martellaro's Blog: In Search of New Website Tools to Replace iWeb, Part II" The Mac Observer 12:18 PM
  • "Skype 5.8 for Mac adds simpler contact list, more" Macworld 8:48 AM
  • "Getting Ready for Mountain Lion: Checking your Mac's vintage" TUAW 8:59 AM
  • "Make Better Use Of iPhoto's Events View To Organize Your Photos [OS X Tips] Cult of Mac 9:10 AM
  • "A Crazy New Way To Maximize Your MacBook's Battery Life (and spend money at the same time)" Mac 360 7:20 AM
  • "A Simple Way To Check And Manage Your Mac's Disk Drives From The Menubar" McSolo 7:22 AM
  • "How To Know How Fast Your New Mac Really Is (compared to other Macs)" Mac 360 7:22 AM
  • "Free: Control Your Mac By Clapping Your Hands (don't laugh; it works)" TeraTalks 7:22 AM
  • "How To Monitor Your Home Or Office Network Traffic With A Mac App" BohemianBoomer 7:22 AM
  • "How To Baby Proof Your Mac For 99-cents" NoodleMac 7:20 AM
  • "On iOS 6 bugs, compatibility, and App Store reviews (or, please don't be a jerk)" iMore 7:31 PM
  • "Why Game Center for Mountain Lion is a big deal" The Loop 9:21 AM
  • "Word 2011: Pasting plain text and underlying formatting" Betalogue 8:51 AM
  • "Here's A Great Idea: Let's Put A Tax On Browsers" PixoBebo 7:22 AM
Press Releases
  • "Cocktail 5.3.2 (Lion Edition) has been released." Maintain 9:28 AM
  • "Skype Fires Out Big Update For Mountain Lion" Apple Bitch 12:18 PM
  • "New Skype 5.8 for Mac is ready for OS X Mountain Lion" GigaOM 9:10 AM
  • "Next version of Chrome browser to support Retina MacBook" Electronista 8:48 AM
  • "Yodot Software brings to you an advanced Mac OS X Data Recovery App" prMac 8:27 AM
  • "Late Night Software Releases Script Debugger 5.0" prMac 8:26 AM
  • "SVG Import is Here - Artboard 1.5 Vector Drawing Software" prMac 8:26 AM
General Interest/Potpourri
  • "Time Inc. Signs Subscription Deal for Apple's iPad" [Paid Membership Required] 4:12 PM
  • "Apple, Time Inc. Solve Their Subscription Squabble" AllThingsD 8:20 AM
  • "Apple, Time Inc. settle magazine subscription dispute: One-time opponent to Apple's iPad newsstand will make 20 of its magazine titles available for subscription through the App Store." CNET News 8:11 AM
  • "Time to Offer Magazines on Apple's Newsstand" New York Times [Free/Paid Registration Required] 8:24 AM
  • "Time Inc. Adds Magazines to Apple's Newsstand" PC Magazine 11:11 AM
  • "Time Inc to sell magazine subscriptions on Apple Newsstand" Reuters 5:31 PM
  • "Apple iPad to gain market share in 2012 at expense of Android" AppleInsider 7:32 PM
  • "Apple Partners with China's AutoNavi for Turn by Turn Navigation" Patently Apple 2:09 PM
  • "Foxconn Suicide: Company Says Plant Worker Jumped From Apartment" Reuters 10:20 AM
  • "Worker from Foxconn, Apple's Chinese factory, jumps to his death" Los Angeles Times [Paid Membership Required] 4:21 PM
  • "Foxconn worker falls to death in China" AFP 12:55 PM
  • "F-Secure chief warns Siri is 'unsafe for business'" ZDNet 8:40 AM
  • "Apple Conference winners and losers" MarketWatch 8:22 AM
  • "How Does Apple's Spanish Version of Siri Fair in Costa Rica?" Costa Rica Star 7:24 AM
  • "Original Apple-1 computer going, going for $150K-ish" CNET News 3:42 PM
  • "HTC Bulking Up to Battle Apple's 'Big Muscle'" AllThingsD 8:22 AM
  • "jOBS movie actor Ashton Kutcher spotted filming at Steve Jobs' old garage: Josh Gad, Matthew Modine and Ahna O'Reilly also photographed at the film set for the upcoming biopic" Macworld UK 8:31 AM
  • "Kutcher And Co-Stars Snapped Filming jOBS Biopic At Steve's Family Home" App Advice 8:38 AM
  • "'Woz' gallops in to a horse's rescue: Apple Inc. co-founder's donation saves animal from slaughterhouse" Albany Times Union 9:46 AM
  • "Woz poo-poos Siri as Poo Poo [Video] 9 to 5 Mac 9:46 AM
  • "Woz: Apple made a stinking mess of Siri" CNET News 12:17 PM
  • "Mark Cuban Thought This iPad App Was So Good, He Invested $500K In It" Business Insider 10:25 AM
  • "AT&T works on expanding Toggle BYOD service to PCs, Macs" IDG News Service 9:10 AM
  • "Apple's Clothing Line: iPad Maker Shilled Sweats in the 80's" The Inquisitr 8:56 AM
  • "AT&T works on expanding Toggle BYOD service to PCs, Macs" InfoWorld 10:46 AM
Non-Apple News
  • "Microsoft Uses Apple's Techniques to Battle Google" Minyanville 12:17 PM
  • "Amazon offers cut-price support to make sure your Cloud stays up" The Register 11:56 AM
  • "Blu-ray players obsolete in 4 years: Roku" TG Daily 11:52 AM
  • "Seagate shows backup drive for Facebook and Flickr: Meet the 'uncloud'" Techworld 11:51 AM
  • "MIT develops algorithm enabling robot, human collaboration in manufacturing" Computerworld 11:51 AM
  • "Google's New Brain Could Have a Big Impact: The Knowledge Graph is rapidly learning about the world. It promises to transform more than just search." Technology Review 11:49 AM
  • "Panasonic to Launch Smartphones in Japan That Sync With Rice Cookers, TVs" IDG News Service 11:26 AM
  • "Twitter Looks to Get More Interactive with Expanded Tweets" Computerworld 11:26 AM
  • "Opera 12 Adds Themes, Do Not Track, Hardware Acceleration" PC Magazine 11:10 AM
  • "Acer Aspire S5 is world's thinnest Ultrabook, first with Thunderbolt port" ZDNet 12:11 PM
  • "MIT Creates Glucose Fuel Cell for Brain-to-Computer Inferfaces" PC Magazine 11:10 AM
  • "T-Mobile offers free 4G phones for Father's Day, with small catch" Los Angeles Times [Paid Membership Required] 10:58 AM
  • "Verizon defends new shared data plans: Meanwhile, customers object to Share Everything plans, and one has organized a Facebook group protest" Computerworld 10:08 AM
  • "Western Digital Gets Into the Home Networking Game" PCWorld 11:24 AM
  • "Samsung Denies Plans for 'Facebook-Like' Service" PC Magazine 11:10 AM
  • "ICANN's expanded domain offerings lead to applications for .walmart, .cialis and more" Washington Post [Free Registration Required] 9:28 AM
  • "RIM Aims to Bring TPG Partner on Board" [Paid Membership Required] 9:24 AM
  • "AOL defeats dissident challenge at annual meeting" MarketWatch 12:24 PM
  • "Nokia Stock Down By More Than 10% On Massive Overhaul: Revised Forecasts, Exec Changes, Vertu Gone, Scalado Acquired" TechCrunch 11:48 AM
  • "Nokia's Elop: Lumia price cuts will help us take on Android in retail war" ZDNet 12:10 PM
  • "Nokia to Cut 10,000 Jobs and Close 3 Facilities" New York Times [Free/Paid Registration Required] 9:32 AM
  • "For Verizon talk may be cheap but data isn't" Forbes 8:11 AM
  • "ICANN reveals generic top level domain applications" iTWire 7:19 AM
  • "The Evolution & Struggles of a Small Developer: Ecamm Network" The Mac Observer 1:58 PM
  • "The BGR Show: Episode 2 – iOS 6 walkthrough and Samsung Galaxy S III review" BGR 10:19 AM
  • "Q&A: Esri's Jack Dangermond on cloud, big data and Apple-vs-Google map wars" Computerworld 8:21 AM
  • "Signs suggest simpler sharing in iOS 6" Macworld 5:58 PM
  • "Apple expected to launch 13" Retina MacBook Pro by early Oct." AppleInsider 2:02 PM
  • "13-inch MacBook Pro with Retina display coming this fall, Report claims" BGR 6:38 PM
  • "Can Intel's Thunderbolt go mainstream with help from Apple and Acer? Macs gave Intel's high-speed communications port a key foothold, and an Acer announcement today will help it tackle the Windows market. But pushing Thunderbolt beyond premium products is a challenge." CNET News 8:11 AM
  • "Customers report new Retina MacBook Pros are shipping" TUAW 11:05 AM
  • "iTunes Match Will Become A Streaming Service In iOS 6 – [Video] RazorianFly 8:53 AM
  • "iOS 6: iTunes Match Now Supports Music Streaming on iPad and iPhone" PadGadget 8:55 AM
  • "Cloud music is still the future for Apple, Amazon. Really." CNET News 12:20 PM
  • "Coming This Fall, iTunes Match Streaming" App Advice 8:54 AM
  • "Apple's iOS 6 to add privacy controls for user contacts: Leaked details from iOS 6 show that Apple has beefed up privacy controls for user contacts, something the company was criticized for earlier this year." CNET News 4:17 PM
  • "Geofencing alerts to come to Find My Friends this fall" Macworld 2:24 PM
  • "Apple Requires User Permission Before Apps Can Access Personal Data in iOS 6" MacRumors 3:42 PM
  • "Hackers Crack iOS 6" Forbes 10:03 AM
  • "Apple's iOS 6 Adds New Emoji Icons To iOS Devices" App Advice 8:39 AM
  • "Apple Adds Gay and Lesbian Couple Icons to iOS 6" Gizmodo 10:00 AM
Apple Patent Applications
  • "Apple Invents Device with Removable Back Panel Optical Options" Patently Apple 8:49 AM
  • "Apple interested in swappable iPhone camera lenses" AppleInsider 8:44 AM
  • "Apple eyes an interchangeable lens for the iPhone" CNET News 4:11 PM
  • "Future iPhones could broadcast preferred communication mode, network status" AppleInsider 9:38 AM
  • "Apple Patent Is For Light Isolating Protective Cover" MacNews 8:45 AM
  • "Apple Applies For Flat Panel Display Patent" MacNews 8:45 AM
Price Trackers/Deals
  • "Flight Control Rocket For iPhone and iPad Is Temporarily Available For Free (Normally $0.99)" Apple Sliced 8:29 AM
  • "Kingdom Story XD For iPhone and iPad Is Free Right Now (Previously $0.99)" Apple Sliced 8:29 AM
  • "Lock 'n' Load For iPhone and iPad Is Free Today (Was $0.99)" Apple Sliced 8:29 AM
  • "MacBook Air Prices & Sales" MacPrices 9:11 AM
  • "MacBook Pro Prices & Sales" MacPrices 9:11 AM

  • "Faceoff: 13" MacBook Pro vs 13" MacBook Air/Pro offers more bang for your buck if you don't mind some extra weight." Ars Technica 8:10 PM
  • "Retina MacBook Pro: The Laptop From the Future [REVIEW] Mashable 6:56 PM
  • "Hands On: New 13-Inch Apple MacBook Air" PC Magazine 11:11 AM
  • "Apple MacBook Pro with Retina Display review: Apple's Retina MacBook Pro has a stunning display but doesn't come cheap, writes Shane Richmond." Telegraph 9:02 AM
  • "New MacBook Pro with Retina Display Review" ABCNews 8:59 AM
  • "Windows 8 on the Retina Display MacBook Pro" AnandTech 8:51 AM
  • "Shootout: USB3 Drives connected to 'early 2012" MacBook Air versus USB2, FW, SATA, and TB" Bare Feats 2:21 PM
  • "Video Review: LOOP Watch Band for the iPod Nano 6G" Run Around Tech 9:09 AM
  • "Smart Case for iPad review" iMore 7:17 AM
iPad/iPhone/iPod touch Apps
  • "iOS 6 For iPad Complete Video Walkthrough Of All The New Features" Apple'n'Apps 1:14 PM
  • "Reeder for iPhone review" iMore 3:43 PM
  • "Reeder 3.0 for iPhone RSS reader gets a visual update, multiple-account support (hands-on)" The Verge 8:32 AM
  • "Review: iExplorer HD - File Access and Management for a Mobile Lifestyle" MacTrast 9:47 AM
  • "Hands-On: Children's and Comic Books Come to Kindle Apps for iOS and Android" LAPTOP Magazine 10:21 AM
  • "iLearnWith is an early childhood education program for the iPad" TUAW 10:03 AM
  • "Here's Your First Look At The Huffington Post's New iPad Magazine" Business Insider 9:09 AM
  • "Robber Rabbits for iPhone and iPad: Fun game can feel like a chore if you don't pony up for in-app purchases" Macworld 8:48 AM
  • "Nick Jr. Draw & Play HD Review" Mac|Life 1:04 PM
  • "Review: Kids Mosaic HD – A Fun Puzzle Game For Kids" MacTrast 11:26 AM
  • "How To Install iOS 6 Without A Developer Account" Cult of Mac 9:09 AM
  • "Using NSTimer in iPhone: In this blog, we'll be looking at the NSTimer class. We'll learn how to schedule a repeating timer which fires once per second, and controls the display of two labels on a view." The iPhone Developer Resource 8:55 AM
  • "Enabling the iPad's Audio Equalizer" Macinstruct 8:30 AM
  • "Syncing Third-Party Camera Videos to an iPad Article" iLounge 3:44 PM
  • "Here's How To Use iOS 6's Amazing 3D Maps Without iOS 6" Cult of Mac 2:24 PM
  • "Dear Aunt TUAW: Why can't I get a Retina display on an Air?" TUAW 9:09 AM
  • "No-contract iPhone: Spend now, save $1,000 later/Virgin Mobile and Cricket offer much cheaper plans if you're willing to pay more for the smartphone and risk their networks" InfoWorld 7:24 AM
  • "Cassandra: Friday Review -The Weekend Arrives" eXtensions 11:32 PM
  • "iPad still dominates tablet traffic, but Nook surges past Kindle Fire: Apple's tablet experiences decline in market share, while the battle of e-readers gets a new leader." CNET News 11:07 PM
  • "Apple's new laptop heralds 'Air-izing' of all MacBook Pros: Apple's new Retina MacBook Pro is a harbinger of future changes to the company's laptop line, analysts said today. And those changes could come as soon as October." Computerworld New Zealand 6:47 PM
  • "Apple's strategy of built-in obsolescence" Reuters 6:15 PM
  • "Apple's new laptop heralds 'Air-izing' of all MacBook Pros: Retina-like display could hit the 13-in. MacBook Pro by the fourth quarter, say analysts"  Computerworld 4:12 PM
  • "The iPhone Is About To Get A Lot More Fragmented Than You'd Think" Business Insider 3:42 PM
  • "ABC News applies two years of use to new iPad strategy" paidContent 2:28 PM
  • "Ex-Apple Employee: Here's Everything That's Wrong With Apple's Enterprise Strategy" Business Insider 2:24 PM
  • "What I'd like to see on next year's MacBook Pros" CNET News 2:24 PM
  • "Did Apple forget to tell automakers about the new Siri button?" AutoBlog 1:59 PM
  • "Is Apple Doing Enough To Promote Third Party Apps?" App Advice 12:53 PM
  • "Nokia prepared to sell patents, maybe Apple should buy and save on lawyer fees" ZDNet 12:18 PM
  • "Retina Display MacBook Pro Reviews: Critics are Raving" PCWorld 10:57 AM
  • "The Best Argument to Switch From iPhone to Android" Minyanville 10:28 AM
  • "iOS 6: Five completely pointless but awesome new things you might never notice" Electricpig 10:19 AM
  • "The Macalope Daily: Any two things remotely alike must be the same" Macworld [Insider Content] 9:46 AM
  • "Why Would Facebook Release Their Own Phone, When Apple Is Doing This For Them?" App Advice 9:37 AM
  • "Cisco – What the Heck Were we Thinking? (When Going After iPad)" PadGadget 8:55 AM
  • "The New MacBook Pro Aims for the Heart, Not the Head" MacNewsWorld 8:52 AM
  • "Retina Displays and Flash Storage: The Future of Computers" Kirkville 8:52 AM
  • "Billy Corgan rips into iTunes, FB, claims killing rock" Electronista 8:49 AM
  • "Assistive Speech app for iOS casualty of patent wars?" Electronista 8:48 AM
  • "Blackberry Playbook hacked to run iOS apps" TG Daily 8:40 AM
  • "Apple makes big geography mistakes in iOS 6 Maps app: Apple has demonstrated its attention to detail in its iOS 6 Music app, though" Macworld UK 8:31 AM
  • "New iPhone 5 Images Are Fake" Vibe 8:20 AM
  • "MacBook Air Has Nothing To Fear From Latest Ultrabooks" MacNews 8:16 AM
  • "'Apple strikes out with iOS 6': A peek at WWDC through the Windows Phone looking glass" Fortune 8:16 AM
  • "Seven Things You're Never Going To See On The iPhone 5" Forbes 8:10 AM
  • "The crowdfunding bubble of 2013 part 3 — How To make it successful" I, Cringely 11:08 PM
  • "Cable TV Just Got Boring — So Kill Paid Service With the Best Gear Around" Wired 12:19 PM
  • "When Netbook is greater than iPad" ZDNet 12:10 PM
  • "Net's New Master Domains May Cause Corporate Migraine" Wired Magazine 12:06 PM
  • "10 Totally Awesome Gadget Gifts for Every Kind of Dad: I asked 10 very different dads, in all age ranges and personality types — from manly men to metro males — what would make a great gift." Techland 11:59 AM
  • " Removes You from Pesky E-mail Lists, Summarizes the Ones You Still Want" Techland 11:59 AM
  • "Trust Us, We're Google! The company that knows everything about you wants you to feel in control." Technology Review 11:50 AM
  • "Why Google+ Can Still Beat Facebook" PCWorld 11:30 AM
  • "Facebook, Google Top List of Firms Tracking You Online, Report" PCWorld 11:25 AM
  • "Obama's 'US-Ignite' Broadband Plan Ignites Nothing" PC Magazine 11:10 AM
  • "Alan Turing and his machines - fresh insights into the enigma" The Independent 10:51 AM
  • "Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 10-inch and 7-inch Review" HotHardware 10:35 AM
  • "Ruby, Clojure, and Ceylon: Same goal, three very different results" InfoWorld 10:33 AM
  • "How mobile carriers are raking it in now" Fortune 10:27 AM
  • "Here's Help Figuring Out Verizon's Maddeningly Complex New Pricing Plan" Forbes 10:27 AM
  • "Can the Xperia Ion get Sony out of its mobile rut?" CNET News 9:45 AM
  • "Nokia Is Unraveling Faster Than Anyone Imagined" TheStreet 9:15 AM
  • "It's Impossible To Tear People Away From Their Phones" Business Insider 10:57 AM
  • "Will DOJ's cable probe end up hurting streaming?" Fortune 8:21 AM
  • "Giant Smartphones in Skinny Jeans: A Photoshoot" Gizmodo 6:14 PM
  • "Epic Rap Battles Pits Steve Jobs Against Bill Gates" The Mac Observer 3:35 PM
  • "What Apple Meant By Sandboxing" MacMost [cartoon] 8:52 AM
Press Releases/Products/Public Relations
  • "Dropbox adds Video upload features to iOS app" Macworld 11:09 PM
  • "Star Walk Astronomy App Is Set To Become Even More Beautiful" Cult of Mac 7:23 PM
  • "Dark Sky for iOS predicts the weather -- for the next 60 minutes" CNET Reviews 4:17 PM
  • "WWDC: 'Mega Run' And 'Mega Jump' Updates Are Coming" Touch Arcade 3:43 PM
  • "Propellerhead Adds Third Party Rack Essentials with Reason 6.5" The Mac Observer 2:09 PM
  • "Carat: The Brilliant App That Increases Your Battery Life By Showing What Other Apps To Kill" TechCrunch 1:05 PM
  • "Kindle iOS, Android, and Cloud Reader apps now support children's books, comics, and graphic novels" The Verge 12:22 PM
  • "Apple's iTunes Connect Mobile app updated with new features" 9 to 5 Mac 12:19 PM
  • "Professional Photographer Creates ConditionOne, A 180-Degree Video Player For iPad, iPhone" TechCrunch 12:18 PM
  • "Spun Out Of Evri With $3.5M From Paul Allen, SportStream Brings Its Social Sports Platform To The iPad" TechCrunch 12:18 PM
  • "My Xbox LIVE App Updated With iOS Remote Control Feature" MacTrast 11:26 AM
  • "Toca Boca's Next Kids App Arrives For iPhone And iPad" App Advice 9:55 AM
  • "Pinstagram For iPad Displays Your Instagram Feed In A Pinterest-like View" Redmond Pie 9:38 AM
  • "IK Multimedia announces AmpliTube SLASH for iOS and Mac" TUAW 9:38 AM
  • "Reeder For iPhone Gets Rewritten From The Ground Up, Delivers Stacks Of New Features" Cult of Mac 9:10 AM
  • "Shroud Your iPod Nano In This Adorable Little Black Book" Gizmodo 9:05 AM
  • "It's No Longer Ridiculously Annoying to Get Sports Illustrated on Your iPad" Gizmodo 9:05 AM
  • "Hell Yes: Amen App Reaches One Million 'Amens', Upgrades With More Data Discovery" TechCrunch 9:00 AM
  • "Algoriddim's vjay becomes first music video mixing app for iPad" AppleTell 8:47 AM
  • "Worms 2: Armageddon for iOS adds asynchronous play" AppleTell 8:47 AM
  • "A Mini PC Case That Looks Like a Mac Pro" M.I.C. Gadget 8:45 AM
  • "Sick of Video Buffering Over Wi-Fi? This Router Can Do Something About It" Mashable 8:40 AM
  • "Gameloft Teases Upcoming The Dark Knight Rises iOS Game" App Advice 8:38 AM
  • "Chargebar app finds local charging stations" iTWire 8:34 AM
  • "Disney/Pixar-backed Temple Run: Brave now available for the iPhone and iPad in the US" The Next Web 8:33 AM
  • "Brain School 1.0 for iOS Passes the Test" prMac 12:17 PM
  • "Zombie Quest 1.0 for iOS - A Casual Spin on Conservative Board Games" prMac 11:05 AM
  • "Video Downloader Pro 1.0 - Download and Play Any Video on iOS" prMac 8:27 AM
  • "The Skull hits the App Store" prMac 8:27 AM
  • "New Marble Math Junior Educational App Now Available in the App Store" prMac 8:27 AM
  • "Buzz Me! by GiggleUp - All New Interactive Toy Phone for Learning" prMac 8:27 AM
  • "Hazard Manager 3.5 for iPad - Workplace Safety Inspections Made Easy" prMac 8:27 AM
  • "Multiple timers made easy with Tymer for iPhone" prMac 8:27 AM
  • "Ape Entertainment Debuts Strawberry Shortcake Comic Classic on App Store" prMac 8:27 AM
  • "Classical Music for Babies released for iPhone and iPad" prMac 8:26 AM
  • "Codespot Mobile launches Golf Kingdoms on iTunes App Store" prMac 8:26 AM
  • "Great Father's Day Gift Idea - Sleep Sounds for iPhone and iPad" prMac 8:26 AM
  • "Helium Foot Software Releases GroceryList 2.0" prMac 8:26 AM
  • "iOS Music App makes Reminiscing - Communicating Fun Via Song Sharing" prMac 8:26 AM
  • "iSonea Launches AsthmaSense 1.0: Asthma Management Smartphone App" prMac 8:26 AM
  • "Jelnet Announces Raging Fish 1.0 Arcade Game for iOS" prMac 8:26 AM
  • "LoopTube App For iPad to Autoplay YouTube Videos in a Loop" prMac 8:26 AM
  • "Street Flight 1.0 for iOS - Buckle Up for a Paper Glider Thrill Ride" prMac 8:26 AM
Computer Industry
  • "Microsoft In Talks To Buy Yammer: Reports" Forbes 9:40 AM
  • "Yammer buyout could fit with many Microsoft businesses: Microsoft reportedly could pay $1B-plus for enterprise social network firm" Network World 11:30 AM
  • "Why the Rumored Microsoft Deal for Yammer Rings True" AllThingsD 9:39 AM
  • "Microsoft's $1bn Yammer gobble gabble blabbed by insiders: Talks underway on biznet buy, 'tis whispered" The Register 11:57 AM
  • "Microsoft Reportedly in $1 billion deal for Yammer: After rumors began to spread that such an acquisition was imminent, the tech giant has agreed to acquire the business software company, a source tells The Wall Street Journal." CNET News 10:58 PM
  • "Windows 8 tablet: Worthy competitor to iPad/Microsoft's tablet OS can be configured to run as a desktop, making it an all-in-one machine for use at home or on the go." [Video Report] CNNMoney 9:39 AM
  • "Is Microsoft launching a tablet to rival Apple's iPad?" Los Angeles Times [Free Registration Required] 11:08 PM
  • "Microsoft Windows 8 tablet unveiling said to be slated for Monday" BGR 2:01 PM
  • "Microsoft's 'major' June 18 event said to showcase Windows RT tablets" AppleInsider 5:13 PM
  • "Microsoft's pricing could kill Windows RT, Windows-powered ARM tablets" ZDNet 12:11 PM
  • "Windows 8 Links Contacts, E-Mail, Social Networks: People app uses Live Tiles to notify users when they have new messages from services like Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn." InformationWeek 12:34 PM
  • "Hundreds of Thousands of People Using Windows 8: Microsoft" The Next Web 4:13 PM
  • "Microsoft Fights Flame Malware With Certificate Killer: Flame malware spoofed a Microsoft digital certificate to automatically install itself on targeted PCs, leading Microsoft to tweak Windows to receive a daily update listing untrusted certificates." InformationWeek 9:50 AM
  • "Firms wary of Microsoft security updates after Flame spoof" V3 12:00 PM
  • "World's first 'tax' on Microsoft's Internet Explorer 7: The Australian online retailer has introduced the world's first 'tax' on Microsoft's Internet Explorer 7 (IE7) browser." BBC 9:57 AM
  • "Australian company introduces world's first tax on Microsoft 'Internet Explorer 7' browser" The Independent 10:51 AM
  • "Online Retailer Imposes 'Internet Explorer 7 Tax'" PC Magazine 11:09 AM
  • "Yelp Will Put Its Reviews On Microsoft's Bing Local Pages" Bloomberg 9:38 AM
  • "Microsoft develops mood-matching ad engine: Feeling blue? Prozac ads heading your way, thanks to Redmond" The Register 11:58 AM
  • "HP, Oracle Fail to Settle Dispute Over Intel Itanium: Reports/A two-day break in the trial pitting HP against Oracle did not result in a settlement in the case, which focuses on Oracle's decision to stop software support of Itanium." eWeek 10:22 AM
  • "Dell Cloud descends on Europe (by way of Slough)" The Register 11:56 AM
  • "AMD, ARM, Imagination, MediaTek and Texas Instruments unleash the next era of computing innovation" DigiTimes 10:19 AM
  • "AMD launches next-generation AMD FirePro professional graphics card" DigiTimes 10:19 AM
  • "Why Intel needs smartphones more than they need Intel/The launch of the Orange San Diego, the first handset using an Intel Atom processor, marks a big milestone for the chipmaker: it's finally in the smartphone market. But does the market need Intel at all?" ZDNet UK 12:13 PM
  • "How the U.S Can Avoid a 'Cyber Cold War'" CIO 11:29 AM
  • "Innovation in the forecast at 'Cloud' conference: An important challenge for the future of enterprise cloud computing is balancing speed and agility with security, audit, and data controls -- all themes this week at an industry confab, Forecast 2012." CNET News 12:32 PM
  • "Hollywood romances Silicon Valley" MarketWatch 9:25 AM
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Apple News
  • "Intel, Apple: High Hurdles to Any Foundry Relationship, Says Bernstein" Barron's 12:29 PM
  • "Shrewd Apple Means Never Having to Say Sorry" TheStreet 9:16 AM
  • "The Low Risk 17% Apple Play: In Only 4 Months" Seeking Alpha 8:21 AM
Industry News
  • "Nokia losses highlight tech-sector trading" MarketWatch 4:17 PM
  • "Stocks rally on hopes for central bank boost" CNNMoney 4:18 PM
  • "Stocks Add to Gains on Central Bank Report" FOXBusiness 4:18 PM
  • "Stocks Rise on Fed Stimulus Hopes" TheStreet 4:18 PM
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  • "European Stocks Decline as Borrowing Costs Climb at Debt Sales" Bloomberg 9:29 AM
  • "Europe Markets: Spain yields hit highs but Greek stocks surge/Nokia tumbles 18% after job cuts, exec reshuffle" MarketWatch 12:18 PM
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