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MacSurfer's Archive: Thursday, June 21, 2012
 

 

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Friday Highlights: Following his summary of iPhone expectations, Philip Elmer-DeWitt breaks down analyst predictions of iPads sold in last quarter, averaging 19.3 million; while Apple and Google argue for exclusion of Steve Jobs in no-hire lawsuit, employees fight for his evidence to be included; CIRP survey [link to 2-Page PDF] of mobile OS market finds Android leading the charge with 53% share, with iOS in second place at 42%; reader sent in article from Albany Times Union indicating renewed hope for iPhone production to land in New York; Rockstar patent consortium wanted to deal with Google in Texas, but has been denied motion; Macworld reviews "top-notch Mac outliner", OmniOutliner 4 Pro; Jonny Evans has 4 speed tips for Mavericks users; Kirk McElhearn answers reader questions on iTunes oddities such as glitchy tracks, and more, and in another article he laments how iCloud has become bloated; John Sculley, former Apple CEO responsible for kicking Steve Jobs out of the company, admits his mistake; a story worthy of the X-Files, a couple Loch Ness Monster trackers have found what appears to be the image of Nessie herself thanks to Apple's mapping satellites; Radio Shack offering iPhone 5s for $99 with contract; HTC lands Samsung's person responsible for "killer ad campaigns"; iPhone 6 mockup based on recent leaks now on web; and iPad Air 2 front panel appears in new leaks from Dutch web site, more in our Hardware/Software section; some iOS 6 users reporting FaceTime outage; The Globe and Mail reviews Google's Apple TV competitor, Chromecast; Accounting Web offers first impressions of Microsoft's new iPad version of Excel.

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Apple/Macintosh
  • "Apple Television To Ship In Time For The Holidays?"  Forbes 8:34 AM
  • "With Siri and new alliances, Apple takes on Google search"  Reuters 8:50 AM
  • "The Cult of Apple in China" Time [Subscription Required for Full Article] 3:38 PM
  • "Apple filing could delay Kodak patent sale: Apple Inc on Thursday asked a federal judge to move a lawsuit against it by Eastman Kodak Co to a new court, which could derail the photography pioneer's plan to quickly sell a large patent portfolio through the bankruptcy process." Reuters 7:58 PM
  • "Apple, Motorola should just play nice and pay royalties, suggests judge: Judge Posner says an injunction against Motorola would be 'catastrophic.'"  Ars Technica 10:33 AM
  • "Analysis: NIAC Accuses Apple Stores of Racial Profiling" The Mac Observer 4:48 PM
  • "Australian judge OKs $2.25M fine against Apple over iPad: Australia's consumer watchdog agency accused Apple of violating the country's consumer law by misleadingly labeling its new iPad as 4G-capable."  CNET News 7:33 AM
  • "IPad Customers Felt 'short Changed' by Apple, Australian Judge Says" IDG News Service 7:36 AM
  • "Australian iPad Incident Costs Apple $2.29 Million" AllThingsD 11:08 AM
  • "Apple Offers iPad 3 Refund Amid Court Fine" Sky News 7:48 AM
  • "Apple fined $2.25m in Australia, as penalty for misleading 4G iPad ads is approved" The Next Web 7:57 AM
  • "Apple fined for misleading iPad adverts" Financial Times [Paid Membership Required] 7:54 AM
  • "Apple App Store downloads in China triple, but developer revenues lag: Foreign gaming firms are recruiting and receiving a growing number of proposals from Chinese developers" IDG News Service 7:32 AM
  • "Samsung Wins Verdict Against Apple: A Dutch court gave Samsung Electronics Co. its first victory in a global patent dispute with Apple Inc., a decision that analysts said was largely symbolic but may help bring the companies closer to a settlement of their sprawling legal tussle." WSJ.com [Paid Membership Required] 7:37 AM
  • "Judge Koh restricts Apple vs Samsung argument time, exhibits" Electronista 9:37 PM
  • "Live blog recap: Apple vs. Samsung court hearing" Silicon Valley 7:56 PM
OS X
News
  • "Apple asks retail staff to test OS X Mountain Lion ahead of July launch" 9 to 5 Mac 8:08 PM
  • "Apple posts FAQ on new Thunderbolt adapter: Apple reveals some potential troubleshooting routes for Thunderbolt devices in its new FAQ." CNET Reviews 8:04 PM
Reviews/How-To/Tips
  • "9 Tips to Get the Most Out of Mission Control in Mac OS X" OS X Daily 3:17 PM
  • "How to Make an Alias (Shortcut) in Mac OS X" Macinstruct 8:28 AM
  • "Set Scroll Bars to Always Display on Your Mac" Macinstruct 8:29 AM
  • "Show the Path Bar in Mac OS X to Work Better in the File System" OS X Daily 8:46 AM
  • "Move iMovie Files Around To Save Space On Your Mac [OS X Tips] Cult of Mac 8:40 AM
  • "How to run your Retina display MacBook Pro at full 2880 x 1800 native resolution" 9 to 5 Mac 3:32 PM
  • "Spot upscaled images on retina MacBook Pro" Mac OS X Hints 9:48 AM
  • "Determine the Manufacturer of Your Macs SSD (Hard Drive)" OS X Daily 11:39 AM
  • "Mac Backups: To Clone Or Not To Clone Your Mac? To Pay Or Donate" Mac 360 8:03 AM
  • "Why Listen To Lectures In Class? Record The Whole Class With A Mac Audio Notes App" BohemianBoomer 8:03 AM
  • "Until Apple Brings Siri To The Mac, We'll Have To Live With Jeannie (a free, irritating assistant)" McSolo 8:03 AM
  • "A Modern Day Throwback To A Bye Gone Mac Era: HyperCard Lives In A New App" NoodleMac 8:04 AM
  • "Got Fonts On Your Mac? If You Can Never Have Enough Fonts, Here's More" PixoBebo 8:04 AM
  • "What? You Accidentally Deleted Files In The Trash? TrashMagic Recovers Emptied Trash Files" Mac 360 8:04 AM
  • "Use A Little Jam To Get More Pandora Radio Into Your Mac" TeraTalks 8:04 AM
Op/Ed
  • "End of the Road in Sight for OS X Tiger and My Pismo PowerBooks" Low End Mac 1:48 PM
  • "Cloud update - and how Apple still doesn't get it" ZDNet UK 11:35 AM
Press Releases
  • "Cisco update for OS X" Intego 8:09 PM
  • "Precise Screenshot 1.0 - Get screenshots on OS X as never before" Tension Software 3:29 PM
  • "Tweetbot for Mac confirmed as first image surfaces on Twitter" The Verge 3:13 PM
  • "The Best Twitter App For The iPhone Is Coming For The Mac" Business Insider 9:40 AM
  • "TextExpander 4 adds features, but must leave the Mac App Store" Macworld 9:39 AM
  • "TextExpander 4 First Casualty of Mac App Store Sandboxing" MacStories 8:36 AM
  • "Mac import Sony HDR-CX150 AVCHD to iMovie" prMac 8:07 PM
  • "Zevrix Updates Output Factory for InDesign: Improves Book Processing" prMac 10:04 AM
  • "Introducing Armadillo - the world's best Audio Notes" prMac 8:24 AM
  • "TaskBurn 1.0 for OS X - Interactive Task Management with a Fiery Twist" prMac 7:43 AM
General Interest/Potpourri
  • "Google's newest H.264 royalty demand is still hundreds of times the pool rate" Foss Patents 8:42 AM
  • "New Group Launches in Japan to Promote Corporate Use of IPhones, IPads" IDG News Service 7:36 AM
  • "Chinese Company Holding the iPad Trademark in Trouble" Patently Apple 8:59 AM
  • "[Rumor] Is Apple launching an iTunes Store in Asia soon? Apple executives at Music Matters, Asian label representatives flying over to Hong Kong next week for a super secret Apple 'launch event', is an Asian iTunes Store coming to the region?" e27 8:51 AM
  • "Video - Apple Store Workers to See Pay Raises" WSJ.com [Paid Membership Required] 3:14 PM
  • "Apple now offering 'employee discount' program, $500 discount on Macs, $250 off iPads" UberGizmo 8:08 AM
  • "Apple begins employee discount program on Macs, iPads" Electronista 8:01 AM
  • "Want Siri Eyes Free integration now? Get MediaBridge: A $299 aftermarket kit enables many vehicles to integrate Siri with the electronics system using steering wheel controls." CNET Reviews 8:04 PM
  • "Senator Charles Schumer asks Apple to consider privacy with new Maps" TUAW 8:40 AM
  • "Steve Wozniak visits with MegaUpload's Kim DotCom: The Apple cofounder stopped in to visit Kim DotCom, the accused video pirate, on a recent trip to New Zealand. See the photo." CNET News 7:31 AM
  • "Down but not out: Megaupload's Kim Dotcom teases his next venture, meets Steve Wozniak" VentureBeat 1:48 PM
  • "Steve Jobs screenwriter examining Apple founder's 'dark, complicated life': Sorkin is juxtaposing Steve Jobs the inventor with the 'complicated, oftentimes very dark life that he led'" Macworld UK 8:06 AM
  • "Apple desperate to prevent nightmare scenario of iPad in Iranian hands: Power of 'slab too awesome to risk in sale to US citizen" The Register 7:28 AM
  • "Voice assistant battle royale: Siri vs. S-Voice (Infographic)" VentureBeat 9:06 AM
  • "Angry Grandma Shoots MacBook and iPhone [Video] Mashable 7:51 AM
Non-Apple News
  • "Acer slates Microsoft's hardware push" Reuters 11:23 AM
  • "Kindle Fire likely to hit UK this summer as Amazon confirms Appstore launch" ZDNet UK 11:10 AM
  • "Alan Turing: The computing pioneer's life and works, in photos" ZDNet UK 11:10 AM
  • "Sony rolls out Android 4.0 update for Xperia S" The Next Web 10:57 AM
  • "Walmart offers new prepaid MiFi service" USA Today 10:57 AM
  • "Motorola Lapdock turns tiny and cheap PCs into notebooks" TG Daily 10:50 AM
  • "Rackspace exec warns of Amazon lock-in: Copying the APIs of a cloud service isn't sufficient to avoid lock-in, a vendor of a competing cloud service argues" IDG News Service 10:32 AM
  • "T-Mobile solidifies Galaxy S III details" TG Daily 10:50 AM
  • "Samsung's Galaxy S III Smartphone Becomes Available in US" IDG News Service 10:29 AM
  • "Samsung mulls enterprise cloud services for mobile devices: Samsung is thinking of building a hosted cloud service to make its Galaxy tablets and smartphones more attractive to the enterprise" IDG News Service 10:13 AM
  • "First of new BlackBerrys ditches physical keyboard: RIM" The Canadian Press [Free Registration Required] 10:09 AM
  • "Lenovo reportedly to launch dual-screen notebook similar to Asustek Taichi" DigiTimes 10:00 AM
  • "Google fights to save 3,054 dying languages" CNN 9:50 AM
  • "Micron Posts 4th Straight Loss As Memory-Chip Prices Fall" Bloomberg 9:46 AM
  • "Huawei aims higher with branding campaign, Windows phones" Reuters 9:24 AM
  • "Red Hat CEO: We Thrive in Any Environment" TheStreet 11:16 AM
  • "Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.3 targets large-scale cloud deployments" IDG News Service 9:55 AM
  • "Red Hat shares fall on weak results" Reuters 9:23 AM
  • "Insight: Look, no hands! Augmented reality gets a grip" Reuters 9:19 AM
Publications/Podcasts
  • "LeVar Burton talks Reading Rainbow: from TV to e-books and beyond/Ars spoke to Burton about how a revived RR uses tech to get kids reading again." Ars Technica 8:12 PM
  • "Live podcast: New MacBook Air, USB 3.0, Thunderbolt to Ethernet Adapter, MS Surface + More!" Insanely Great Mac 3:32 PM
  • "LeVar Burton will be On The Verge with Alexis Ohanian and Tim Wu tonight!" The Verge 12:41 PM
  • "Mac Geek Gab Premium Podcast: MGG 403: Scouring Your Network for Activity and for Fun!" The Mac Observer 11:32 AM
  • "iPhone & iPad Live 299: iOS 6 Q&A part 1" iMore 10:05 AM
  • "Ken Yarmosh of savvy apps talks Agenda ninja tips at WWDC 2012" iMore 8:46 AM
Hardware/Software
  • "Study: iOS device charging costs shockingly low" iPodNN 8:36 PM
  • "Apple's Smaller iOS Device Dock Connector Said to Include 19 Pins" MacRumors 8:47 AM
  • "New iPhone will reportedly switch to smaller 19-pin dock connector" The Verge 7:56 AM
  • "Manufacturers confirm smaller dock connector for iPhone 5: New report claims that Apple will definitely be introducing a 19-pin connector in its new devices" Macworld UK 8:06 AM
  • "Apple partner Foxconn says Fall iPhone 5 will be the 'Samsung-killer" Computerworld 8:02 AM
  • "Hon Hai CEO: iPhone 5 will Shame Samsung Galaxy S III" The Mac Observer 9:02 AM
  • "Foxconn CEO: next iPhone will put 'GS3 to shame'" Electronista 8:18 AM
  • "Foxconn rumored to begin receiving Apple television LCDs in Q3 2012" AppleInsider 8:28 AM
  • "Sharp set to deliver Apple TV parts to Foxconn in Q3?" CNET News 9:31 AM
  • "Apple: Sharp, Hon Hai Panel Timing Points to TV Set, Says Topeka" Barron's 11:36 AM
  • "3D Systems: Will Apple Buy Into 3-D Printing?" Seeking Alpha 7:47 AM
  • "Sources: Next-gen iPhone could support China Mobile 3G" Electronista 11:39 AM
  • "Retina MacBook Pro: Three attached displays, 15.6 megapixels" FairerPlatform 8:34 AM
  • "Apple Patent Looks to Clone Your Online Identity" PC Magazine 10:32 AM
Apple Patent Applications
  • "Apple Files Security, Display Luminance & Flash Memory Patents" Patently Apple 8:02 AM
  • "Apple patents revealed for security, imaging, flash memory" CNET News 9:31 AM
  • "Apple filing suggests searching social networks for automatic metadata" AppleInsider 8:24 AM
  • "Apple patent application explores using social networks for automatic metadata" CNET Reviews 8:03 PM
  • "Apple Working On High-Speed Connector Inserts, Cable" MacNews 10:22 AM
  • "Apple Patent Is For Apple TV (And Perhaps 'ITV') Remote" MacNews 10:21 AM
Price Trackers/Deals
  • "Madcoaster For iPhone and iPad Is Temporarily Available For Free (Normally $0.99)" Apple Sliced 8:29 AM
  • "Pinball Arcade For iPhone and iPad Is Free Right Now (Previously $0.99)" Apple Sliced 8:29 AM
  • "Pocket Ants For iPhone Is Free Today (Was $0.99)" Apple Sliced 8:29 AM
  • "MacBook Air Prices & Sales" MacPrices 8:02 AM
  • "MacBook Pro Prices & Sales" MacPrices 8:02 AM
  • "Apple Mac Pro Buyer's Guide -12 & 8 Core Models... Save Up To $750 -Best Prices, Reviews & Information" MacReviewZone 8:02 AM
  • "Apple Friendly Product Guide -Best Selling iPod Accessories -From $18 To $600 -Prices, Reviews And Information" MacReviewZone 8:02 AM
  • "PadGadget Daily App Deal – 16 iPad Apps on Sale" PadGadget 8:42 AM

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Reviews/How-To/Tutorials/Tips
Reviews
  • "Apple MacBook Pro review (13-inch, Summer 2012)" CNET 8:01 PM
  • "13-inch MacBook Air vs. 13-inch MacBook Pro: which should you buy? One's thin. One's thick. Both start at $1,199. Picking between the MacBook Pro and MacBook Air has never been tougher. Find out which one is for you." CNET News 4:47 PM
  • "Apple Macbook Pro with Retina display review: Super screen, fast performance, slimmed down 15in model, but usual hefty Apple price tag" The Inquirer 7:55 AM
  • "Apple MacBook Pro with Retina Display First Look" NotebookReview 7:45 AM
  • "MacBook Air review (13-inch, mid-2012)" The Verge 8:40 AM
  • "Buffalo MiniStation Thunderbolt / USB 3.0 external hard drive hands-on" The Verge 8:15 PM
  • "Tiffen Steadicam Smoothee for iPhone 4 review" CNET Reviews 9:03 PM
  • "A Tiny Projector to Beam Your iPhone Onto the Big Screen" AllThingsD 8:34 AM
  • "Sonos Sub review: It may not be cheap, but the Sub is a worthwhile addition to the already excellent Sonos music system." Telegraph 8:17 AM
  • "Review: HiveDock – Not nearly as stupid as you'd think" Macenstein 3:16 PM
  • "HP Officejet 6600 e-All-in-One printer: No duplexing, no dice" Macworld 1:40 PM
  • "iPhone 4S/4 Case Review: Proporta Aluminum Lined Leather Case" The Droid Guy 10:04 AM
  • "Video Review: Speck FabShell Luxe Case for the iPhone 4/4s" Run Around Tech 9:27 AM
  • "Hands-On With Twelve South's Stealthy BookBook iDevice Cases" TechCrunch 12:42 PM
  • "USBMate A Good Tool For Use With External Drives" MacNews 8:18 AM
  • "Hands On With The Moshi iGlaze With VersaCover iPad Case" TechCrunch 10:53 AM
  • "Fitter, Happier: an eight week exercise in using technology to help lose weight" Engadget 10:19 AM
  • "The Darkness II Review" Mac|Life 8:36 AM
iPad/iPhone/iPod touch Apps
  • "Apple's Siri trounces Samsung's S Voice (hands-on): Samsung's answer to Siri means well, but doesn't have the power, as both companies' voice assistants face off." CNET 8:12 PM
  • "DevJuice: Test Studio for iOS" TUAW 8:07 PM
  • "Gabi for iPhone mines Facebook data to quantify your best friends, photos, and statuses" The Verge 3:14 PM
  • "The Transit App for iPhone review" iMore 9:22 PM
  • "Songkick for Android and iPhone, app review: Songkick, on iPhone and now available on Android, helps find live music by your favourite artists in one easy place." Telegraph 8:17 AM
  • "WhoSampled for iPhone app review: WhoSampled will scan your music collection and introduce you to surprising connections with cover versions, samples and remixes, writes Shane Richmond." Telegraph 8:17 AM
  • "Launch Center Pro Review" Macworld 12:40 PM
  • "Launch Center Pro for iPhone lets you speed-dial emails, texts, and tweets" The Verge 7:56 AM
  • "The Future of Sheet Music is an iPhone App" Wired 7:33 AM
  • "Griffin StudioConnect for iPad" PC Magazine 7:41 AM
  • "Yardsale App Lets You Sell Your Stuff and Meet Your Neighbors Too | Gadget Lab | Wired.com" Wired 11:07 AM
  • "Magic: The Gathering - Duels of the Planeswalkers for iPad review" iMore 8:52 AM
  • "Fish Heroes Review – Diving Into New Physics Puzzle Depths" Apple'n'Apps 1:27 PM
  • "'Human Defense' Review – Tower Defense with Intestinal Fortitude" Touch Arcade 9:27 AM
  • "'Duel of Fate' Review - Let the Cards Fall Where They May" Touch Arcade 8:48 AM
  • "Imangi Tells Us How 'Temple Run: Brave' Came to Be" Touch Arcade 8:48 AM
  • "Razor: Salvation Review/Razor: Salvation is an action defense game where players must try to ward off aliens and zombies from their dropship." 148Apps 3:15 PM
  • "Fish Heroes Review: Angry Birds style fun for those who prefer their action 3D." 148Apps 3:31 PM
  • "BOP IT! SMASH Review: Eager for nostalgia reminiscent of your own teen spirit? BOP IT ! SMASH is just the thing." 148Apps 1:27 PM
  • "Battle Monkeys Review: Suit up in your animal self to defeat that nagging cartoon gorilla" 148Apps 12:24 PM
  • "Babel Rising 3D Review: Time to show those mortals who's the boss!" 148Apps 11:08 AM
  • "The Act Review: A delightful interactive story of a hapless window cleaner and the love of his life." 148Apps 10:23 AM
  • "Human Defense Review: A challenging but intriguing twist on the Tower Defense genre." 148Apps 9:27 AM
  • "OLO game Review: OLO game is a beautifully designed and addictive multiplayer game that requires both skill and strategy to outmaneuver your opponent." 148Apps 8:48 AM
How-To/Tutorial
  • "How to Record Video of Your iPhone Screen (and Other News)" blip 8:46 AM
Tips
  • "iPhone 5 versus Samsung Galaxy S3: Wait or buy now?" CNET 8:01 PM
  • "Silence Annoying Notification & Alert Sounds in iOS" OS X Daily 3:16 PM
Analysis/Commentary/Editorial/Opinion
  • "Cassandra: Friday Review -The Weekend Arrives" eXtensions 8:19 PM
  • "Apple's iPad: A Microsoft Clone/Analysis: Who's on first? It's true: Apple copied Microsoft with iPad, not the other way around."  Computerworld 8:13 PM
  • "Is Apple's Genius Bar The Future Of The Corporate Help Desk?"  Cult of Mac 8:11 PM
  • "The best smartphone: what to buy on every carrier/What's on top right now in the smartphone world? Let's break it down." The Verge 8:11 PM
  • "Will Apple launch an iPad mini?" Yahoo! News 7:57 PM
  • "The incredible shrinking iPhone 5 dock: The next iPhone may not have the same connector dock, LG's TVs are getting appy, and Bridget asks, 'What's in a tech name?' Clearly not vowels." CNET News 4:47 PM
  • "Shady Developers Selling Apple's iOS 6 Before Release" Minyanville 3:14 PM
  • "Hidden Dimensions: iOS-ification is Coming. Why It'll be Good For Us" The Mac Observer 3:05 PM
  • "Apple's Siri Is Their Attack on Google" Forbes 1:33 PM
  • "PowerPoint and iPad, [Still] an Unbeatable Combination" iPadCTO 1:24 PM
  • "The Stupidest (Yet Most Beautiful) iPhone 5 Concept Design I've Seen So Far" Forbes 12:25 PM
  • "Is Apple's new iPad ( Third Generation ) the best on the market?" Mirolta 10:21 AM
  • "Microsoft, Apple And The Unbearable Wrongness Of Assumptions" Seeking Alpha 10:21 AM
  • "Facebook Bows To Apple Demand On Currency" Seeking Alpha 10:21 AM
  • "Beware Patchy Apple Journalism: Get to the Core" TheStreet 10:21 AM
  • "The Macalope Daily: Loser experience" Macworld [Insider Content] 9:39 AM
  • "Microsoft's Pretty, Prosaic Thing: Microsoft's Surface tablets are somewhat impressive. And they might manage to dig out some market share from Android users and general Apple haters. But there was absolutely nothing compelling enough to get iPad owners or potential buyers to seriously consider it. A dirt-cheap price might shake some Apple users' trees, but Microsoft has said nothing about that so far."  MacNewsWorld 8:47 AM
  • "Movie Attendance Down --What This Could Mean For Apple" MacNews 8:18 AM
  • "Seven reasons I'm glad Apple's killing the Dock Connector" ZDNet 8:17 AM
  • "What the iPhone 5 needs to drive me back into the arms of Apple" Digital Trends 8:14 AM
  • "First impressions on the MacBook Pro Retina-Part II" HardMac 8:47 AM
  • "True Lust: The New MacBook Pro Will Ruin My Credit Card Balance While It Stains The Internet" Mac 360 8:04 AM
  • "Apple's Move to Spite Google and Use Its Own Map Software Hurts Customers: Apple is dropping Google's map software in favor of a homegrown version that's not as good— and in doing so is making customers the victims of its insane Google feud."  The Daily Beast 7:49 AM
  • "Why Chaps Who Build Apps Prefer Apple To Android And Windows" Seeking Alpha 7:34 AM
Non-Apple
  • "Analysis: Acer CEO: Microsoft Has No Real Intention to Make Tablets" The Mac Observer 7:51 PM
  • "Calxeda 5-watt Web server outshines Intel's Xeon CPU in power efficiency" ZDNet 11:08 AM
  • "Study Shows In-Car Technology Is a Pain-Point For Consumers" Wired 11:04 AM
  • "Teens turn from Facebook to fresher social-media sites" USA Today 10:58 AM
  • "10 Cool Tech Twists for Any Summer Party" Techland 10:55 AM
  • "BlackBerry 10: What We Know So Far" Techland 10:55 AM
  • "Do PC makers feel betrayed over Microsoft's Surface tablet?" TG Daily 10:50 AM
  • "Nomophobia Attacks! Lookout Says 74% Of Users Panic Over Phone Loss; 58% Of Us Can't Stay Away From Mobiles For More Than An Hour" TechCrunch 10:47 AM
  • "Does the Samsung Galaxy S III have a heat-damage problem?" Washington Post [Free Registration Required] 11:02 AM
  • "Here Are The First Samsung Galaxy S III Commercials" TechCrunch 10:46 AM
  • "What Hadoop can and can't do" InfoWorld 10:12 AM
  • "The future of cloud computing: 9 trends for 2012" ZDNet 11:08 AM
  • "Long live SOA in the cloud era" InfoWorld 10:12 AM
  • "Survival guide: Do's and don'ts for next-gen IT" InfoWorld 10:12 AM
  • "Put the smartphone down: It'll be okay" Fortune 10:08 AM
  • "Why Is Being A Programmer A Good Career Choice?" Forbes 10:07 AM
  • "As TV Sales Slump, Google's Time Is Now" Forbes 10:07 AM
  • "For better Android typing: SwiftKey 3" CNET News 9:31 AM
  • "Get Norton 360 6.0 3-user edition for free/That's after a mail-in rebate, of course, but it's still an unbeatable deal on a top-rated security suite. Plus: a totally free PC game." CNET News 9:30 AM
  • "Nokia Late to the Silicon Valley Party" WSJ.com [Paid Membership Required] 9:12 AM
  • "Nokia to Stay Focused on China" WSJ.com [Paid Membership Required] 9:09 AM
  • "Yahoo! Rising From the Ashes but Stock Remains Cold" TheStreet 9:00 AM
  • "Samsung's First Galaxy S III Ad Refrains From iPhone-Bashing [Video] Mashable 10:35 AM
  • "Microsoft Surface and the OEM Dilemma" Tech.pinions 11:01 AM
  • "Full 2-hour Video: Microsoft details Windows Phone 8" MacDailyNews 9:20 AM
  • "Analyst: The Windows Phone Has No Chance Of Competing With Android Or The iPhone" Business Insider 8:34 AM
  • "How Steve Jobs changed the game and forced Microsoft to try playing by Apple's rules" MacDailyNews 12:01 PM
  • "Daring Fireball: Surface: Between a Rock and a Hardware Place"  Daring Fireball 8:24 AM
  • "Microsoft just made your Windows Phone device obsolete" ZDNet 8:18 AM
  • "Why Did Microsoft Really Unveil Surface Tablets?" PC Magazine 7:41 AM
Humor/Cartoons
  • "MagSafe To MagSafe 2 Adapter Unboxed, To Hilarious Effect [Humor] Cult of Mac 10:38 AM
  • "I Demanded Final Cut" MacMost [cartoon] 8:47 AM
Press Releases/Products/Public Relations
  • "Find better gas prices with Waze for iOS" AppleTell 8:11 PM
  • "Lifeproof expands colors for iPhone case, shows iPad case" CNET Reviews 4:47 PM
  • "Use These Map-Enabled Apps To Make Your Road-Trip Go Smoothly [iOS Tips] Cult of Mac 3:15 PM
  • "Padcaster Turns iPad into a Mobile Filmmaking Studio" PadGadget 3:16 PM
  • "InboundWriter Coming Soon to Your iPad" PadGadget 3:16 PM
  • "Wooga Abandons Developing Mobile Games on Facebook in Favor of iOS Apps" PadGadget 3:16 PM
  • "How to keep your iPad free of bodily fluids: The AirStrap Med iPad case not only keeps bodily fluids at bay, but can be controlled while wearing latex or nitrile gloves." CNET News 3:07 PM
  • "SlideWriter for iPad Finally Arrives" The Next Web 12:25 PM
  • "WNYC's Radiolab Makes Mobile Debut With New iOS And Android Apps" TechCrunch 11:01 AM
  • "Madefire Reinvents Comics For The iPad, Signs Up True Ventures And Watchmen Artist Dave Gibbons" TechCrunch 10:53 AM
  • "Foodie Favorite Forkly Gets Fantastic Updates" The Next Web 10:53 AM
  • "Drobo 5D, Mini Storage Platforms Offer USB 3.0, Thunderbolt Ports" eWeek 10:04 AM
  • "Drobo embraces Thunderbolt, releases Drobo Mini" Computerworld 9:55 AM
  • "Where To? 5.0: iPhone Local Search App Now With Favorites, Menus and iCloud" FutureTap 9:37 AM
  • "'Rodman FT' Gives Us A Chance To Be As Bad As We Want To Be In 2012" Touch Arcade 9:06 AM
  • "Satechi announces 2 amp, 10,000 mAh battery backup for mobile devices." Insanely Great Mac 8:49 AM
  • "SlideWriter Brings Awesome iPad Text Editing Concept To The App Store Today" Cult of Mac 8:40 AM
  • "Strategic combat gaming evolves on iOS with Apocalypse Knights" Daily Game 8:28 AM
  • "Gameloft's Asphalt 7: Heat Hits The App Store For Just $0.99" Cult of Mac 8:40 AM
  • "Gameloft Releases Asphalt 7: Heat for iOS" iClarified 8:24 AM
  • "Spectacular Shapes And Sounds Converge In Beatsurfing For iPad" App Advice 8:18 AM
  • "The Bluetooth-Enabled Syre Is The iPod Nano Watch Strap You've Been Looking For" TechCrunch 8:16 AM
  • "Lantronix Launches Consumer Wireless Printing Solution for iPad and Apple iOS Devices" Marketwire 7:56 AM
  • "Apple and Google Look to Expand Market Share in Growing Smartphone Market" Marketwire 7:56 AM
  • "Tumblr 3.0 for iPhone out with new interface, offline support, tag searching, and more" The Verge 7:56 AM
  • "Belkin Introduces @TV; Brings Live and Recorded Content to Mobile Devices" Business Wire 7:46 AM
  • "HOB GmbH & Co. KG: Security for Apps made Easy!" Business Wire 7:46 AM
  • "Orbitz Rolls Out Major Update to App for iPhone and iPod Touch" PRNewswire 7:46 AM
  • "Eyeing mobile growth, Orbitz checks in with overhauled iOS app — Apple News, Tips and Reviews" GigaOM 7:45 AM
  • "Tinke turns your iPhone into a wellness monitor" CNET Asia 7:45 AM
  • "'Office On The iPad' App CloudOn Raises $16 Million, Is Adding Group Collaboration" TechCrunch 8:16 AM
  • "Office-for-iPad App CloudOn Raises $16 Million in Series B Funding" AllThingsD 7:44 AM
  • "Introducing Happy Duck 1.0 for iOS: Adventure Puzzle Fishing Game" prMac 12:24 PM
  • "Sprightly Software Releases Attendance Taking App, Participants for Mac" prMac 12:24 PM
  • "I WANT THIS Free 1.0 for iOS: Always Get What You Want" prMac 11:08 AM
  • "Flikshop 1.0 for iOS - Sends Postcards to Inmates" prMac 11:08 AM
  • "Chilibite Games Brings Latest Title, The Mordis 1.0 for iOS" prMac 10:04 AM
  • "Nosy Crow Launches Second Bizzy Bear App - Bizzy Bear Builds A House" prMac 8:23 AM
  • "Word Breaker released for iOS and Android - Please, Save Manto" prMac 8:21 AM
  • "Unicorn Rush Leaps Into The App Store" prMac 7:43 AM
  • "Trivie 1.0 for iOS - A New Trivia Game with Fun and Friends" prMac 7:43 AM
  • "Rootn Tootn - a baby timer app without the cliched pinks and blues" prMac 7:43 AM
  • "Your Magazine or Newspaper on Apple's Newsstand through PubliGeneration" prMac 7:43 AM
  • "Unarchiver 2.0 for iOS - Best Tool for Extracting Compressed Files" prMac 7:43 AM
  • "Now Then - Take Control Of Your Time" prMac 7:43 AM
  • "Dental Phobia 1.0 for iOS: Quells Dentist Weary Fears With Information" prMac 7:43 AM
  • "Convert Multiple Foreign Currencies In One Swipe With AnyMoney for iOS" prMac 7:43 AM
  • "Chilibite Games Brings Stunt Bunnies Circus 1.0 to the App Store" prMac 7:43 AM
  • "Anticipate 1.0 Free for iOS - Social Network for Sharing Upcoming Events" prMac 7:43 AM
  • "Major new email features bought to the iPad and iPhone with AltaMail 3.0" prMac 7:41 AM
Computer Industry
  • "Motorola Offers to Settle Microsoft Patent Fight" PC Magazine 10:27 AM
  • "Motorola Seeks New Licensing Deal With Microsoft" WSJ.com [Paid Membership Required] 11:19 AM
  • "Motorola Mobility to Microsoft: We Demand a Royalty Recount" AllThingsD 9:25 AM
  • "Microsoft rejects Motorola lawsuit settlement" TG Daily 10:49 AM
  • "Google/Motorola offer H.264 patent settlement; Microsoft chuckles" ZDNet 11:08 AM
  • "Microsoft refuses to bury the hatchet in Motorola patent spat" ZDNet UK 11:10 AM
  • "Microsoft to Pose Problems for Nokia" WSJ.com [Paid Membership Required] 9:05 AM
  • "Microsoft partner Nokia reticent on Windows Phone 8 plans" V3 10:59 AM
  • "Microsoft hardballs its partners with Surface" CNNMoney 9:50 AM
  • "Microsoft Surface Too Pricey For Consumers? Office 15 bundling, plus Microsoft's desire not to undercut its PC-making partners, could limit Surface tablets to market's high end, NPD analyst says." InformationWeek 10:09 AM
  • "Will Microsoft's tablet cost more than an iPad?" MarketWatch 9:12 AM
  • "Surface vs. iPad: The Weight of the World on Microsoft" CIO 10:33 AM
  • "Why Microsoft is building its own tablet computers" Fortune 10:08 AM
  • "Report: Microsoft to outsource Windows Surface tablets to iPad supplier" InfoWorld 10:12 AM
  • "Microsoft Surface: Enterprise Tablet Market Isn't Enough" InformationWeek 9:37 AM
  • "One Windows to rule them all: Microsoft's upcoming mobile OS has a lot more in common with Windows Sr., a technology decision that hints at closer future ties." CNET News 9:31 AM
  • "Hackers exploit Windows XML Core Services flaw: Until a patch is released for the critical vulnerability, a Microsoft workaround is the only way to stymie hackers" CSO 10:13 AM
  • "Flame's too big to take on alone, says Microsoft" V3 11:00 AM
  • "Microsoft Goes After Sites Hosting Leaked Xbox 720 Docs" PC Magazine 10:27 AM
  • "Xbox 360 latest firmware pushed to all consoles" TG Daily 10:50 AM
  • "Oracle v. Google: Judge enters non-final final judgment, Oracle files final motion before appeal" Foss Patents 8:56 AM
  • "Oracle confirms sales chief has 'resigned'" ZDNet 11:08 AM
  • "Should Oracle Start Another Buyout Binge Today?" The Motley Fool 11:24 AM
  • "Larry Ellison's Acquisition Spree: Clouds and Now Islands" WSJ Blogs 11:24 AM
  • "IBM's State of Marketing Survey Says: CMOs and CIOs Must Partner" Forbes 9:18 AM
  • "HP unveils X5520 Windows-powered NAS box for SMEs: New array can scale to 122TB" Computerworld 10:48 AM
  • "Intel to host supply chain symposium focusing on ultrabooks" DigiTimes 10:00 AM
  • "Intel aggressively planning for the smartphone industry" DigiTimes 10:00 AM
  • "Rise of gadgets doubles costs of lightning damage" Reuters 11:27 AM
  • "European IT spending growth grounds to a halt, says Forrester" IDG News Service 9:55 AM
  • "Where the money is: VCs pour cash into software startups" InfoWorld 10:11 AM
Finances (Click heading for current Apple Stock price.)
Apple News
  • "Apple: $500 Before $700" Zacks 8:11 PM
  • "Cramer: Trim Tech Stocks, Except Apple" CNBC 7:47 AM
Industry News
  • "Micron, Red Hat highlight tech retreat: Chip maker posted a loss; software firm sinks on weak outlook" MarketWatch 4:43 PM
  • "U.S. stocks suffer second worst day of 2012: Drop in oil prices should help consumer spending, analysts say" MarketWatch 4:43 PM
  • "Stocks plunge on downgrade fears" CNNMoney 4:43 PM
  • "Economic Malaise Grips Wall Street; Stocks, Commodities Tumble" FOXBusiness 4:44 PM
  • "U.S. Stocks Tumble As Commodities Enter Bear Market" Bloomberg 4:44 PM
  • "Stocks Drop 2% on Global Slowdown Fears" TheStreet 4:44 PM
  • "Stocks Close Near Lows; All S&P Sectors Lose" CNBC 4:44 PM
  • "Stocks: A world of worry" CNNMoney 9:00 AM
  • "Dow Slides 250 Points" WSJ.com [Paid Membership Required] 4:44 PM
  • "Asian Stocks Fall on China Manufacturing, U.S. Growth Forecast" Bloomberg 9:13 AM
  • "Asia Markets: Asia stocks mostly lower after China data/Japanese shares defy trend to advance on yen weakness" MarketWatch 9:05 AM
  • "European Stocks Slip" WSJ.com [Paid Membership Required] 9:05 AM
  • "European Stocks Fall on U.S. Growth Forecast; Invensys Tumbles" Bloomberg 11:15 AM
  • "Europe Markets: Europe stocks rise as Spanish bond yields ease" MarketWatch 9:05 AM
  • "Most active Nasdaq-traded stocks: Nasdaq's 10 most active stocks at 1 p.m." Associated Press 12:39 PM
  • "Midday Glance: Computer companies/Computer companies shares down at 1 p.m." Associated Press 12:39 PM
  • "Cramer: Trim Tech Stocks, Except Apple" CNBC 9:16 AM
  • "Top Tech Analyst Talks Up 28 Tech Stocks that Deliver Dividends, Exploring Apple, Microsoft, Intel, and More" Indie Research 11:21 AM
  • "If Your Head's in the Cloud, Buy Oracle" TheStreet 9:00 AM
  • "Nasdaq unveils European derivatives ambition" MarketWatch 11:19 AM
  • "Nasdaq Unveils European Derivatives Ambition" WSJ.com [Paid Membership Required] 11:18 AM

 
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