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MacSurfer's Archive: Tuesday, June 26, 2012
 

 

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Wednesday Highlights: Is Apple quietly working on enabling "powerful contextual services for its customers"? Jonny Evans thinks so, suggesting "it's precisely this kind of stealthy operational efficiency you should expect from Tim Cook's Apple [as] it seeks new growth sectors"; Don Reisinger argues there are no downsides "to a partnership between IBM and Apple", that consumers, the enterprise, everyone will benefit; IDC statistics show "home-grown" smartphone makers are gaining ground on Apple and Samsung; Ford dumping BlackBerry phones for iPhones, about 6,000 of them over the next two years; Russia asking Apple and SAP to provide "government access to their source code to make sure their widely used products are not tools for spying on state institutions"; Macworld UK comparative review of Apple's Aperture vs. Adobe Photoshop Lightroom; and Macworld US reviews Adobe's flagship video product, Premiere Pro CC 2014; what to do if you want to burn your movies to disc "in an iDVD-less world"; Forbes posts list of brands consumers find most innovative with Apple as number 1; Apple apparently confirms acquisition of Swell; Apple's back-to-school tax-free holiday sales coming!; The Next Web looks at "the houses that tech built", including Apple's spaceship campus, Steve Jobs' abandoned mansion; likely unintentional leak on Apple site suggests a mid-2014 27" iMac is imminent; Primate Labs benchmarks the latest MacBook Pros finding the 15" models enjoy a 6-9% increase, while the 13" models score a 7-8% increase over previous generation; ghost hunters, or folks needing thermal imaging, have a look at Macworld's first-look at the Flir One for iPhone; IT Pro lists their top 10 Word for iPad tips; and LAPTOP Mag laments the huge ripoff that is between buying a 16GB or 32GB phone, which costs consumers a $100 difference, but smartphone makers only pay around 50 cents/GB; is the "myth" of sapphire screens on iPhone 6 being busted? Perhaps to stave off overly-hyped expectations?

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Apple/Macintosh
  • "Apple Wins Preliminary Injunction Against Samsung Tablet" Bloomberg 9:41 PM
  • "Apple wins injunction against Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1: Preliminary ban will prevent the tablet from being sold in the United States." CNET News 9:50 PM
  • "Apple's secret weapon/The technology giant will ask a federal judge this week to stop sales of a Samsung tablet for allegedly ripping off the iPad. The case rests on an increasingly vital set of assets: design patents."  Fortune 7:25 AM
  • "Apple looking to open facilities in downtown Reno, east of Sparks as part of $1B, 10-year investment"  Reno Gazette Journal 4:27 PM
  • "Apple Putting More Chips Into Reno" AllThingsD 4:27 PM
  • "Apple lays plans to build datacenter in Reno, Nevada" Electronista 5:53 PM
  • "Apple to invest $1B in Nevada data center, business facilities" AppleInsider 7:23 PM
  • "U.S. trade panel to revisit initial ruling vs. Apple" Reuters 8:25 AM
  • "Apple v. Samsung: injunction hearing on Friday, design patent dropped, transparency dispute" Foss Patents 8:16 AM
  • "Is Apple Underpaying Its Retail Employees?"  Time 8:04 AM
  • "Apple, Penguin, Macmillan to face feds in court - next year: Apple and book publishers are facing a trial next year over the allegations they colluded on ebook prices to squeeze Amazon out of the market." The Register 7:28 AM
  • "Patent Wars: Apple vs Motorola Mobility" [Video Report] Bloomberg 7:33 AM
  • "Apple suggests HTC dodged ITC injunction with 'misstatements' to US customs" AppleInsider 7:38 AM
  • "Apple iTunes store to open in Philippines, Singapore" AppleInsider 5:00 PM
OS X
News
  • "Apple steals from Windows Update playbook for OS X Mountain Lion: Next month's upgrade adds by-default daily patch checks, automatically installs updates in the background" Computerworld 7:33 AM
  • "Apple tweaks its Mac OS X marketing, softens security claims" The Verge 7:39 AM
  • "Even Apples sometimes have worms in them, admits Cupertino" The Register 7:29 AM
  • "Apple drops virus immunity claim for Macs" Telegraph 8:02 AM
  • "Latest Mountain Lion beta ramps up security features: As well as daily checks for security updates, the new system will include the ability to install required security updates automatically" Macworld UK 7:56 AM
  • "Mac OS X security fears? Apple backs down on 'virus-proof' claims" Electricpig 8:10 AM
  • "Yes, Macs Can Get Malware" Intego 2:27 PM
  • "Apple adds new security features to OS X Mountain Lion" AppleTell 8:17 AM
  • "OS X Mountain Lion will include automatic security updating" Help Net Security 9:59 AM
  • "OS X Security Update Test 1.0: 'Install as soon as possible'" FairerPlatform 8:09 AM
  • "New Mountain Lion Security Feature" Intego 8:22 AM
  • "Mountain Lion to phone home daily looking for security updates: Fixes will either install automatically or at next restart." Ars Technica 5:39 PM
  • "Mountain Lion DP patch delivery reveals Security Update feature" iTWire 8:05 PM
AppleCare/Troubleshooting
  • "Mac OS X: Active Directory - Naming considerations when binding" Apple Support 7:55 PM
Reviews/How-To/Tips
  • "Nisus Writer Pro 2.0.2 full of power features" Macworld 8:05 AM
  • "Nisus Writer Express 3.4.1 is a solid word processor, lacks high-powered features" Macworld 8:05 AM
  • "Work Around For Save As... In Lion [OS X Tips] Cult of Mac 8:25 AM
  • "How to Convert Currency in Mac OS X with Calculator App" OS X Daily 8:16 AM
  • "Discover entitlements for sandboxed applications" Mac OS X Hints 10:01 AM
  • "2 Safari Extensions I Don't Want You To Use But You'll Want To Use Anyway" BohemianBoomer 7:18 AM
  • "2 Easy Ways To Manage Multiple iPhoto Libraries On A Mac (one free, one not so much)" PixoBebo 7:20 AM
  • "Solved: How Not To Forget To Send An Attachment When You Send Email On Your Mac" TeraTalks 7:20 AM
  • "How Is Your Mental Health? Here's A Free Mac App That Can Tell You And Help You" NoodleMac 7:19 AM
  • "Finally, A Mac App Answers The Question, 'Where Did I Download Those Files?" Mac 360 7:19 AM
  • "A Free And Simple App That Manages Your Mac's Cluttered App's Menu And Menubar Apps" Mac 360 7:18 AM
  • "A Better, Easier, More Expensive Way To Compress JPEG Files On Your Mac" McSolo 7:18 AM
Op/Ed
  • "Mountain Lion gets daily automatic updates: Apple's enhanced software updating routine has its benefits and drawbacks." MacFixIt 7:52 PM
  • "Andy Ihnatko on iCloud and the Mac App Store Transition" Daring Fireball 4:25 PM
Press Releases
  • "Yojimbo iCloud Syncing Near, Requires MAS Purchase" The Mac Observer 4:02 PM
  • "Watermark your PDFs and images with Bronson Watermarker" Macworld 10:21 AM
  • "Adobe Photoshop Lightroom Now Available in Creative Cloud" Business Wire 8:41 AM
  • "AsdeqDocs adds mobility to enterprise document repositories" iTWire 7:21 AM
  • "A Better Finder Rename 9.07 adds Retina-Optimized Graphics" prMac 8:10 AM
  • "Zevrix Solutions Announces Adobe CS6 Compatibility of its Products" prMac 7:17 AM
General Interest/Potpourri
  • "Shocking Stats: Apple rules mobile: and it's not even close/Among companies shipping smartphones and tablets, few make money, and only four turn a profit: with Apple far in the lead" InfoWorld 11:12 AM
  • "[Rumor] First 7 Asian countries to have access to full iTunes Store revealed" e27 3:52 PM
  • "Apple Rolling Out iTunes Store Music and Movies in Seven New Asian Countries" MacRumors 2:14 PM
  • "San Diego Unified School District purchases $10 million worth of iPads for students" 9 to 5 Mac 10:39 AM
  • "San Diego Buys 26,000 iPads For Students, Spends $15 Million" Macgasm 8:37 PM
  • "City Finally Decides: A Gap Store, Not Apple" ifoAppleStore 8:21 PM
  • "As the battle for the living room heats up, Brightcove bets big on Apple TV" The Verge 8:17 AM
  • "Brightcove Unveils App Cloud Dual-Screen Solution for Apple TV" Business Wire 8:40 AM
  • "Sprint iPhone Sales Stronger at Big-Box Retailers Than at Apple Stores" AllThingsD 7:28 AM
  • "Sprint's iPhone shunned by Apple and Best Buy customers?" CNET News 10:38 AM
  • "Is Apple's iPhone still No. 1 at Verizon?" CNET News 2:21 PM
  • "Time to target those rich Mac users: Mass Effect gets new endings, Google computers love cat videos, and Orbitz steers Mac users to pricier rooms." CNET News 4:02 PM
  • "Apple's iPhone is no longer Verizon's bestseller" Fortune 11:07 AM
  • "Mac Users Have Money to Spare, Says Orbitz" Forbes 7:33 AM
  • "Orbitz Shows Mac Users Pricier Hotels Because They Book Them" The Mac Observer 7:46 PM
  • "Orbitz Controversy: Tip Of Big Data Iceberg/Websites know which PC, phone, and browser you use. But ad networks and social sites today give marketers more information about you than ever before to better target advertising." InformationWeek 4:02 PM
  • "Orbitz Serving Up Pricier Results for Mac Users" PC Magazine 12:13 PM
  • "Mac users get pricier Orbitz offerings? Sometimes Windows users do, too." Houston Chronicle 8:22 AM
  • "Why the Apple Demographic Is So Important to Orbitz and Retailers" WSJ Blogs 9:45 AM
  • "Travel site Orbitz offers Mac users more costly hotels" BBC 10:00 AM
  • "Apple will only reinstate mute kids' app if makers win patent case" The Register 7:29 AM
  • "Speak for Yourself app might make iPad comeback, report says" CNET News 8:19 AM
  • "Apple creates program to assist new employees on Apple careers" Los Angeles Times [Paid Membership Required] 11:43 AM
  • "iOS Maps Goes On Location With Yelp" MacNewsWorld 8:15 AM
  • "Iran's Apple product vendors say iOS devices flourish in capital despite US sanction" 9 to 5 Mac 8:02 AM
  • "Group launches to promote iOS for business: Corporate fanbois rejoice – a new consortium has been launched in Japan designed to spur the adoption of iOS in enterprise environments." The Register 7:28 AM
  • "Calif. Mini-Store Scheduled for Full-Sizing" ifoAppleStore 7:18 AM
  • "Older Ohio Apple Store to relocate" TUAW 11:05 AM
  • "How Retailers Can Replicate the 'Magic' of the Apple Store... Online" Forbes 7:32 AM
  • "Prepaid iPhone Now Sold Through Cricket" AppleBitch 7:56 AM
  • "Here's Ashton Kutcher playing Steve Jobs on Acid [Photos] 9 to 5 Mac 10:19 AM
  • "Steve Wozniak defends Kim DotCom in MegaUpload case" Gadgetell 10:01 AM
  • "SideCar Ridesharing App Launches in the San Francisco Bay Area" AllThingsD 8:38 AM
  • "Angry Birds sweet-talk copycats in booming China market" Reuters 8:08 AM
Non-Apple News
  • "Calepin Redux: Minimalist Blogging Platform Goes Open Source" TidBITS 4:07 PM
  • "Seagate taps Israel-based DensBits for cost-cutting SSD tech" ZDNet 12:36 PM
  • "Chess algorithm written by Alan Turing goes up against Kasparov: Performs exactly the way a real human would" The Register 12:24 PM
  • "Acer bigwig sees gloomy future for Ultrabooks in Europe" Channel Register 12:22 PM
  • "Nokia 808 PureView release date confirmed" ZDNet UK 12:39 PM
  • "PS3 firmware goes to version 4.2" TG Daily 12:18 PM
  • "Advanced persistent threats can be beaten, says expert" CSO 11:36 AM
  • "EURid Presents YADIFA, a New DNS Server for Large Organizations" IDG News Service 11:29 AM
  • "Google seen joining tablet fray at meeting: Search giant is expected to roll out branded device to developers" MarketWatch 12:50 PM
  • "Google I/O: where Jelly Bean will be unleashed" ZDNet 12:35 PM
  • "TV Makers Sony, Vizio Give Google TV Another Go" AllThingsD 12:49 PM
  • "Facing Extradition, Megaupload's Kim Dotcom Hosts Pool Party" PC Magazine 11:23 AM
  • "Jive CEO Says Microsoft-Yammer Deal Has Clients Defecting" Bloomberg 10:33 AM
  • "New bank theft software hits three continents: researchers" Reuters 10:22 AM
  • "Bitdefender builds a safer browser" Download 10:19 AM
  • "Facebook Yanks Mobile Location-Tracking Feature" PCWorld 11:26 AM
  • "Facebook moves your emails to its Messages folder" TG Daily 12:18 PM
  • "Firefox For Android Reborn: Mozilla's engineers have reworked Firefox for Android, transforming it from an also-ran into a compelling option for Android users." InformationWeek 10:23 AM
  • "Google Ventures Backed Cliqr CloudCenter Tackles Lock-In" InformationWeek 10:23 AM
  • "Samsung Invention Points to a Coming Hybrid Tablet-Notebook" Patent Bolt 11:18 AM
  • "Viewing Of Paid Video On Computers Down, But Still Impressive" MacNews 8:44 AM
  • "Spotify Radio Nudges Millions of Listeners Toward Paying For Music" ReadWriteWeb 8:24 AM
  • "Computer Scientists Crack RSA's Ironclad Secure ID 800 Tokens" Gizmodo 8:03 AM
Publications/Podcasts
  • "The Portable Podcast, Episode 143" 148Apps 1:15 PM
Hardware/Software
  • "Battery Life on MacBook Air (2012) is Better Than Advertised" OS X Daily 3:00 PM
  • "Apple iPhone 5 will be the NFC 'iWallet' rumor claims"  Computerworld 7:22 AM
  • "Some Retina MacBook Pros hit by image persistence flaw" CNET News 8:18 AM
  • "Apple pushes out second iOS 6 beta" CNET News 7:28 AM
  • "Strong ultra-like notebook demand creating shortages of slim panels and metal chassis" ["Meanwhile, metal chassis continues to suffer from shortage as Apple currently has booked up most of the capacity from makers."] DigiTimes 8:58 AM
  • "Apple continues to monopolize metal chassis supply" Electronista 10:29 AM
  • "Three-Minute Tech: Thunderbolt" TechHive 1:15 PM
  • "Apple releases dedicated Podcasts app for iPhone and iPad" The Verge 1:15 PM
  • "Apple Releases Standalone iOS Podcast App" PC Magazine 2:58 PM
  • "Apple's iPad Won't Blow Up Your Electricity Bill" Minyanville 2:58 PM
Granted Apple Patents
  • "Apple Wins Patents for Inductive Charging & iOS Scrolling, Rotating & Resizing on Displays" Patently Apple 8:01 AM
  • "Apple Wins Patents for iPhone Acoustic Testing Device & New iOS Unlock Feature" Patently Apple 11:04 AM
  • "Apple Patent Is For Unlocking Devices With A Gesture" MacNews 9:49 AM
  • "Apple Granted Patent For Light Sensitive Display" MacNews 9:48 AM
AppleCare/Helps
  • "Apple releases Retina Display FAQ: Apple's new FAQ covers several key details about using the Retina Display alone, with external monitors, and with alternative operating systems." MacFixIt 8:19 PM
  • "Our New MacBook Airs Are Bugging Out. Are Yours?" Gizmodo 8:30 PM
Price Trackers/Deals
  • "Marvel KAPOW! HD For iPad Is Temporarily Available For Free (Normally $2.99), The iPhone Version Is Also Free" Apple Sliced 8:31 AM
  • "Zombie Burst For iPhone Is Free Right Now (Previously $0.99)" Apple Sliced 8:31 AM
  • "Astro Bang For iPhone Is Free Today (Was $0.99)" Apple Sliced 8:31 AM
  • "MacBook Air Prices & Sales" MacPrices 7:22 AM
  • "MacBook Pro Prices & Sales" MacPrices 7:22 AM
  • "Apple Display Buyer's Guide -Up To $150 Off Apple 27 ' Thunderbolt Display" MacReviewZone 1:12 PM
  • "PadGadget Daily App Deal – 7 iPad Apps on Sale" PadGadget 8:15 AM
  • "Top Selling Mac Accessories -$8 to $600... Prices, Deals, Reviews And Information" MacReviewZone 1:01 PM
  • "Best Selling iPhone Speakers -From $40 To $600 -Prices, Reviews And Information" MacReviewZone 10:16 AM

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Reviews/How-To/Tutorials/Tips
Reviews
  • "Torture-testing the new iPad: Molly Wood's new CNET show Always On puts the new iPad through the wringer to see if it can handle all that life has to throw at it. Find out if it survives." CNET News 7:24 PM
  • "Review: MacBook Pro with Retina display (mid 2012)" MacNN 11:13 AM
  • "Non-Retina MacBook Pro Review: MacBook Pro 15-inch and 13-inch non-Retina models occupy the consumer space" Macworld UK 8:16 AM
  • "Ultimate MacBook Air 2012 models put to the test" Macworld 8:05 AM
  • "Western Digital My Book Thunderbolt Duo: Capacious Thunderbolt dual-disk desktop storage option for owners of recent Macs." Register Hardware 12:24 PM
  • "Kanex Sydnee Smart Recharge Station for iPad" TUAW 8:13 PM
  • "Duracell 24-Hour Power System" PC Magazine 10:28 AM
  • "Video Review: Hub Innovations UPRISE360 for the iPad" Run Around Tech 11:12 AM
  • "Incase's Metallic Snap Case offers decent protection in an ultra-light body" Macworld 8:24 AM
  • "Incipio Premium KICKSTAND Case with Stylus for iPad review" iMore 8:17 AM
  • "Video Review: Spigen SGP Hardbook.S Case for the iPad" Run Around Tech 9:18 AM
iPad/iPhone/iPod touch Apps
  • "Hands on with Apple's Podcasts for iOS" Macworld 4:27 PM
  • "Bye-bye, downloads: Apple's new Podcasts app enables better streaming/Hands-on with the new browsing carousel and more robust management controls." Ars Technica 3:45 PM
  • "Apple's Podcasts app needs work" 52 Tiger 3:01 PM
  • "Enjoy 2012"s Summer Olympics With Your iPad Or iPhone" iLounge 2:58 PM
  • "Review: WTHR, a dazzling weather app built on Dieter Rams' 10 principles of design" iDownload Blog 11:13 AM
  • "Photo Editor By Aviary Review: A comprehensive photo editing app with a non-existent price tag." 148Apps 1:14 PM
  • "CinePro Review: A video recording app that has all the relevant bases covered." 148Apps 1:16 PM
  • "Popsicolor for iOS review: Classy, attractive painterly results from budget watercolour iOS app" Macworld UK 8:16 AM
  • "Just Landed Review" Mac|Life 12:15 PM
  • "Battleloot Adventure for iPhone and iPad review" iMore 8:16 AM
  • "Violet Storm a psychedelic Asteroids-like game" Macworld 2:26 PM
  • "Temple Run: Brave for iPhone and iPad/Brave-themed game is decent, uninspired version of Temple Run" Macworld 8:58 AM
  • "Oz For iPad Review – Adding Depth To A Classic Story" Apple'n'Apps 1:15 PM
  • "Banzai Blade Review: This finger-swiping screen-slasher seemingly never runs out of reasons to be played." 148Apps 3:14 PM
  • "KoolrPix Studio Review: An enjoyable enough way of adding silly effects to photographs." 148Apps 2:58 PM
  • "Yesterday Review: An obtuse but interesting point and click adventure game." 148Apps 12:16 PM
  • "Jump Dewds Review: Jump Dewds is the long-awaited new game from Graveck, creators of Skee-Ball." 148Apps 10:28 AM
  • "Centipede: Origins Review/Centipede: Origins is a modern update of Atari's classic Centipede game, but it fails to do anything particularly inventive with the conceit." 148Apps 10:01 AM
How-To/Tutorial
  • "Start using Passbook on iOS 6 with a few simple steps" 9 to 5 Mac 8:18 AM
  • "How To Activate Passbook In iOS 6 Beta" Cult of Mac 8:17 AM
Tips
  • "Inside iTunes Tip: Changing the Language Setting for Movies" MacTrast 3:45 PM
  • "It's Already Possible To Jailbreak The Second iOS 6 Beta Release Using Redsn0w" App Advice 10:45 AM
Analysis/Commentary/Editorial/Opinion
  • "Cassandra -Wednesday Review -The Week in Full Swing: iTunes Music Store in Thailand and Other Asian Countries" eXtensions 9:54 PM
  • "Who Designs Apple's Incredible Stores?" Apple Gazette 7:21 PM
  • "Apps get better at retaining users, iOS more than Android" GigaOM 5:50 PM
  • "Claim Chowder: 'Apple iTV OS Demo Scheduled for WWDC'" Daring Fireball 4:26 PM
  • "A Smaller Dock Connector for iDevices? Bring It On!" Low End Mac 4:04 PM
  • "How Apple Is Going To Resurrect And Revolutionize Podcasts In iOS 6" Cult of Mac 3:53 PM
  • "Dear Calendar, We Need To Talk" App Advice 1:16 PM
  • "Apple Better Off With Licensing Than Patent Wars" Forbes 11:04 AM
  • "Apple Is Crushing Everyone In The Tablet Market -- So Who Will Be Number Two?" Business Insider 10:44 AM
  • "The Macalope Daily: Awk-ward" Macworld [Insider Content] 10:01 AM
  • "What Apple TV needs to do to win in the UK"  Electricpig 10:20 AM
  • "Here's How An Apple TV Could Actually Work (Video)"  AllThingsD 9:49 AM
  • "Apple Store Workers Get 25% Raise: Company 'Finally Recognizing Value We Provide,' Employee Says" Daily Ticker 9:20 AM
  • "16 Brands That Have Fanatical Cult Followings: What about other big brands like Apple, Starbucks and Whole Foods?" Business Insider 9:19 AM
  • "Ask Ars: why did Apple have to ditch Google to add turn-by-turn nav?" Ars Technica 8:50 AM
  • "Visiting Apple's Campus: What It's Like" Macinstruct 8:44 AM
  • "Dostoyevsky and the New Retina MacBook Pro" James Bleifus 8:20 AM
  • "iOS On The Road: Post-PC Takes a Vacation" iSource 8:15 AM
  • "Macalope v. Winotaur on the Microsoft Surface" Fortune 8:10 AM
  • "Retina MacBook Pro's magical effect on Apple profits" Tapscape 8:08 AM
  • "Because Mac users like to pay more for travel" FairerPlatform 8:08 AM
  • "ITC: Google vs Apple preliminary win reviewed, iPhone and iPad import bans on the table?" Android Authority 8:03 AM
  • "At Least Some Apple Store Employees Love Their Low Paid Work" Atlantic Wire 8:37 AM
  • "Apple retail employees speak out in response to NYT's criticism" Macworld UK 7:57 AM
  • "How Apple's Tim Cook Is Killing The Company (and other crazy, moronic, insipid ideas)" Mac 360 7:20 AM
Non-Apple
  • "Scoop: Microsoft bets on WebRTC for Skype's browser future" GigaOM 6:18 PM
  • "Can I use an 'indoor' TV outside?" CNET Reviews 12:58 PM
  • "Ross Went to Cannes and All You Yahoos Got Was This Internal Memo!" AllThingsD 12:49 PM
  • "Interest in Small Cells Grows, but Installation Challenges Abound" IDG News Service 11:30 AM
  • "Businesses store 2.2 zettabytes of data at cost of $1.1 trillion worldwide: Symantec's 'State of Information' study also says 69 percent of organizations have lost data in the past 12 months" Network World 11:13 AM
  • "The two most feared attacks and how to avoid them" InfoWorld 11:11 AM
  • "RIM's latest foe: fickle youth" The Globe and Mail [Free Registration Required] 11:09 AM
  • "Survey: Most cell phone users now use their phones to go online" Detroit Free Press 10:53 AM
  • "How to Replace (or Hide) Your New Facebook.com E-mail Address" Techland 12:26 PM
  • "Cloud computing: 9 in 10 are positive on it, survey says" ZDNet 12:37 PM
  • "'Shadow IT' Illuminates New Cloud Computing Opportunities: Survey" Forbes 11:04 AM
  • "Cloud-based Office tools: Right for you?" Computerworld 10:47 AM
  • "What is the 'Cloud'?" ABCNews 10:28 AM
  • "Can Gadgets Bring You Closer to Your Children?" New York Times [Free/Paid Registration Required] 10:21 AM
  • "HP To Mark Hurd: Please Come Back, All Is Forgiven" Seeking Alpha 10:03 AM
  • "We've found love in a cordless place" Washington Post [Free Registration Required] 9:51 AM
  • "Google: The great hope for IaaS/Up against overly complex services from Amazon.com, Microsoft, and Rackspace, Google could strike gold by simplifying" InfoWorld 11:11 AM
  • "What I'm wishing for in a Google Nexus tablet" CNET News 12:58 PM
  • "What Google Promised Last Year at I/O and What the Heck Happened" AllThingsD 9:47 AM
  • "Microsoft's Surface plan means the world belongs to Android now" The Register 12:22 PM
  • "5 Things We Want From Android 4.1 'Jelly Bean'" PC Magazine 11:23 AM
  • "Google's got an Android problem" CNNMoney 9:32 AM
  • "Why Is Ron Johnson's Retail Strategy Failing?" Forbes 9:37 AM
  • "Firefox 14 For Android Graduates From Beta, We Go Hands-On" TechCrunch 8:42 AM
  • "Firefox for Android gets a major update, may be the best mobile browser yet (hands-on)" VentureBeat 8:37 AM
  • "WTF: The Edifi Christian tablet is here to save you from Satan/Apple" Shiny Shiny 7:26 AM
Humor/Cartoons
  • "Meet AppleClean: The Washing Machine That 'Just Washes' (Humor)" MacTrast 12:12 PM
  • "Made with unicorn tears? Nope, Apple uses 'magic dust" FairerPlatform 10:27 AM
Press Releases/Products/Public Relations
  • "iRig MIC Cast Refines iDevice Recording" 148Apps 4:27 PM
  • "Pulse Adds Premium Subscriptions, Launches Innovative Partnership With WSJ" TechCrunch 1:15 PM
  • "Apple Poll: How's Tim Cook Doing?" TheStreet 1:02 PM
  • "Huddle Takes Its Enterprise Collaboration Tech To Tablets With First-Ever iPad App" TechCrunch 12:10 PM
  • "Cinegif Video iOS App Allows Users to Share Instant Play Clips Within a Text Message" Business Wire 11:43 AM
  • "New Dual-Stick Shooter 'Darkside' is Gorgeous and Free to Check Out" Touch Arcade 9:18 AM
  • "Instagram Rolls Out iOS, Android Updates" PC Magazine 9:37 AM
  • "Classics Illustrated 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea Now Available in Spanish - The Spanish Edition is Available Today for Download in the Apple iBookstore" PRWeb 8:49 AM
  • "Parents and Kids Can Now Share iPad and Set Parental Restrictions to Control Kid's Online Activities Only" PRWeb 8:49 AM
  • "Critical Strike Portable Will Bring Forth Tactical Team Deathmatch On The Go" 148Apps 8:48 AM
  • "Minnesota Life App for the iPad Computes Human Life Value" Business Wire 8:41 AM
  • "Rokform is a golf-specific iPhone 4/4s case mount" Coolest Gadgets 8:28 AM
  • "Instagram 2.5 – Revamped Profiles, Improved Commenting, (... And More!)" RazorianFly 8:17 AM
  • "Words With Friends HD 5.0 Brings Retina Display Support, Landscape Mode And More" App Advice 8:16 AM
  • "Genius Scan turns your iPhone or Android into a pocket scanner" Canadian Reviewer 8:16 AM
  • "Gmail iOS app gets push notification" CNET News 9:23 AM
  • "Gmail iOS app gets Notification Center support" BGR 8:04 AM
  • "iDeas for Writing - Inspiration in your pocket" Literautas 7:22 AM
  • "WaterField Designs' Top Ten MacBook Pro with Retina Display Cases and Bags" WaterField Designs 7:20 AM
  • "4 IN A 3D ROW - Multi Platform Online Game by NEONFIVE STUDIO" prMac 2:21 PM
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  • "Mellel 3.0 adds Live Bibliography and over 60 new features" prMac 7:18 AM
  • "Countdown To Brazil + Trivia 1.0 for iOS - World Cup News and Trivia" prMac 7:18 AM
  • "Manage Magz 1.0 for iOS- Manage and Keep Track of Magazine Subscriptions" prMac 7:18 AM
  • "Dmytro Denys introduces Backgammon - Short Narde 1.0 for iPad" prMac 7:18 AM
  • "Orange Group Apps Launches Free Hawaiian Postcard iPhone App" prMac 7:17 AM
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  • "Happy Scales iPhone app motivates weight loss with a smile" prMac 7:17 AM
  • "Down the evolutionary ladder with WhatsApe - A new fun-photo app" prMac 7:17 AM
  • "Photobook+ for the iPad: Creative Photo Album App in Retina Resolution" prMac 7:17 AM
  • "Voroflow: a Unique iPhone Game from a Former Architecture School Dropout" prMac 7:17 AM
Computer Industry
  • "HP Reportedly To Cut 9,000 U.S. Jobs In Restructuring" Forbes 10:03 AM
  • "Hewlett-Packard Shares Fall Like Its 2005, While Debt Swells" AllThingsD 9:48 AM
  • "Anxiety grips HP as new EMEA chief comes aboard from Nokia: HP could not find an internal candidate to lead the Technology Consulting business across EMEA, so it has raided Nokia Siemens Networks (NSN) and made off with Eric Pradier." Channel Register 12:23 PM
  • "Microsoft's Fight Nears End With European Antitrust Ruling" Bloomberg 10:04 AM
  • "EU General Court ready to decide fate of Microsoft's antitrust fine" CNET News 10:17 AM
  • "iPad's deep Australian secret drove Microsoft to Surface" New York Times 11:51 AM
  • "What Microsoft Must Do with Surface To Avoid Failure" Forbes 10:01 AM
  • "Microsoft scratches the tablet Surface: New tablet lauded by some pundits as it goes up against the iPad" Network World [Insider Content] 3:13 PM
  • "Microsoft to Nokia: It's business, not personal" MarketWatch 10:10 AM
  • "Microsoft Admits SharePoint Weaknesses in Yammer Acquisition" eWeek 10:57 AM
  • "Yammer acquisition highlights Microsoft's social failings" V3 12:27 PM
  • "Behind Microsoft's Yammer acquisition: The spending spree on social business upstarts makes clear the forces transforming enterprise software." Fortune 12:56 PM
  • "Microsoft shows off Windows Phone 7.8: last big update for existing phones" ZDNet 12:36 PM
  • "The Big Windows Phone 8 Difference: It's Windows" InformationWeek 10:24 AM
  • "Kinect in Cars? Microsoft Job Listing Hints at New Auto Applications" Wired 12:31 PM
  • "Xbox 720 might get cable company subsidies" TG Daily 12:19 PM
  • "Dell Sends Redesigned XPS Notebooks Back Into Battle With Apple" Forbes 11:04 AM
  • "Dell XPS 14, XPS 15 Laptops Feature Ivy Bridge Chips, Business Features" eWeek 10:58 AM
  • "Dell adds 14in and 15in XPS models to ultrabook line-up" V3 12:27 PM
  • "Dell Launches Two XPS Laptops, One with Ultrabook Capabilities" PCWorld 11:30 AM
  • "Dell XPS Line Gets Upgrade, Goes Ultra" PC Magazine 11:24 AM
  • "Dell's new monitors are small (ish) and cheap: Dell announces new monitors for its P and E budget lines." CNET News 10:18 AM
  • "Dell debuts new Wyse education package; pitches anywhere access" ZDNet 12:36 PM
  • "NEC escapes after 10 BILLION YEN tax conundrum" The Register 12:24 PM
  • "New Oracle OpenWorld details give early look at company's plans: Cloud computing, Fusion Applications, and Oracle's engineered systems will be featured prominently" IDG News Service 11:12 AM
  • "INTC vs. ARM: Stalemate till 2013, Says Microprocessor Report" Barron's 12:51 PM
  • "Can Intel reposition itself for the low power server?" GigaOM 7:55 PM
  • "Cisco chief strategy officer departs" Reuters 12:53 PM
  • "Cisco M&A chief departing, launching own firm" Fortune 12:52 PM
  • "Cisco strategy head Hooper leaves to start fund: Cisco chief strategy officer Hooper leaving to start fund, Cisco exec Warrior takes over" Associated Press 12:53 PM
  • "Cisco woos developers, adds 802.11ac support as Connect Cloud goes live" CNET News 10:18 AM
  • "Cisco UC Update Includes Third-Party Endpoint Support" CRN 10:44 AM
  • "Promoting Video Interoperability: Cisco The Latest To Join OVCC" CRN 10:44 AM
  • "Cisco Expands UC Tools, Services" eWeek 10:57 AM
  • "Cisco adds 802.11ac, cloud features to new home router: Linksys brand joins the 802.11ac market with wireless router, bridge" Network World 11:37 AM
  • "The 10 most demanding jobs in IT: Emerson survey cites roles requiring 'Always-On' availability" Network World 11:38 AM
  • "Six-figure IT salaries not just for CIOs, SVPs: Information architects, data security analysts, and user experience designers often see salaries top $100,000, according to Robert Half Technology" Network World 11:37 AM
  • "Windows 8, Surface to squeeze PC unit sales in Q3, analyst says" CNET News 10:18 AM
  • "PC unit sales could see 10 percent drop in Q3: analyst" ZDNet 12:37 PM
  • "PC Units Could Drop 5%-10% In Q3 From Yr Ago, Analyst Says" Forbes 10:02 AM
  • "Operators Will Test Wi-Fi Roaming, Simplified Login in Q4: The Wi-Fi Alliance has begun certifying products that simplify access to hotspots and roaming between different mobile service operators; providers and equipment vendors are expected to test these products in the fourth quarter, the Wireless Broadband Alliance said on Tuesday." IDG News Service 11:31 AM
Finances (Click heading for current Apple Stock price.)
Apple News
  • "The Apple 'Buy Zone': Is It Time To Take Another Bite?" Seeking Alpha 3:16 PM
  • "How to play Apple's quarterly earnings reports" Fortune 7:32 AM
Industry News
  • "Techs edge higher, but Zynga, NetApp fall: Microsoft's advance gives Dow a lift; Nasdaq up a fraction" MarketWatch 4:05 PM
  • "U.S. stocks' gains build on housing data: European summit ahead, leaving Wall Street on tentative ground" MarketWatch 4:05 PM
  • "U.S. Stocks Advance As Home Data Tempers Economic Concern" Bloomberg 4:05 PM
  • "Stocks hold modest gains" CNNMoney 4:06 PM
  • "Stocks Catch Bounce on Home Price Data" TheStreet 4:06 PM
  • "U.S. Stocks Close Higher: Consumer plays and energy shares led a modest rebound from Monday's selloff in U.S. stocks after data showed home prices fell less than expected in April." WSJ.com [Paid Membership Required] 4:06 PM
  • "Stocks set to start higher" CNNMoney 9:30 AM
  • "Canada stocks fall as SouthGobi plummets" MarketWatch 12:50 PM
  • "Asian Markets Fall After Spanish Bank Downgrade" WSJ.com [Paid Membership Required] 9:40 AM
  • "Asia Stocks Fall on Euro Summit Concern; HSBC Cuts China Outlook" Bloomberg 9:52 AM
  • "Asia Markets: Most Asian stocks extend fall; Hong Kong rebounds" MarketWatch 9:42 AM
  • "Europe Stocks Flat" WSJ.com [Paid Membership Required] 9:41 AM
  • "European Stocks Gain, Snapping Three-Day Decline; Utilities Gain" Bloomberg 9:51 AM
  • "Europe Markets: Spain, U.S. data drag on Europe stocks" MarketWatch 12:43 PM
  • "Most active Nasdaq-traded stocks: Nasdaq's 10 most active stocks at 1 p.m." Associated Press 12:52 PM
  • "Midday Glance: Computer companies/Computer companies shares mixed at 1 p.m." Associated Press 12:54 PM
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