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MacSurfer's Archive: Monday, July 9, 2012


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

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  • "iPad Mini: is it just wishful thinking? If Apple comes up with a smaller iPad later this year, it will be a killer product"  The Guardian 8:00 AM
  • "Did Tim Cook pay $60M iPad settlement out of own pocket?"  ZDNet 2:37 PM
  • "Apple's withdrawal from 'green' certification program surprises purchasers" Silicon Valley 6:40 PM
  • "Apple Primed for Surge on Revamped Hardware Lines" The Motley Fool 2:39 PM
  • "Exclusive: Microsoft's Ballmer Throws Down Gauntlet Against Apple" ["'We are trying to make absolutely clear we are not going to leave any space uncovered to Apple,' said an exuberant Ballmer in a 30-minute interview after addressing some 16,000 partners at the company's annual Worldwide Partner Conference in Toronto. 'We are not. No space uncovered that is Apple's."]  CRN 9:17 PM
  • "Microsoft vows hardware fight with Apple: Microsoft's CEO did not mince words when asked about how he is going to take on Apple in the coming years, according to a CRN interview." CNET News 9:38 PM
  • "Samsung Wins U.K. Apple Ruling Over 'Not As Cool' Galaxy Tab"  Bloomberg 7:58 AM
  • "Samsung wins court case against Apple because it's 'not as cool'" Reuters 10:10 AM
  • "Samsung tablet not 'cool' says UK judge" BBC 10:24 AM
  • "UK Judge says Galaxy Tab does not infringe on the iPad, design 'not as cool'" The Verge 8:21 AM
  • "High Court rules Samsung Galaxy Tab design does not infringe Apple iPad" V3 8:58 AM
  • "Apple loses British lawsuit over Samsung Galaxy Tab" AFP 9:24 AM
  • "Galaxy Tab doesn't copy Apple designs, U.K. court rules" CNET News 10:05 AM
  • "Apple Loses, Nexus Ban Lifted" Zacks 9:24 AM
  • "How the iPad helps scientists do their jobs: Tablet changes the way they design experiments, record results, and read journals."  Macworld 9:12 AM
  • "Apple releases OS X Mountain Lion Golden Master to Developers, Xcode 4.4" 9 to 5 Mac 4:34 PM
  • "Apple gives developers fully-baked Mountain Lion" CNET News 6:02 PM
  • "Apple Seeds Golden Master of OS X Mountain Lion to Developers" MacRumors 6:02 PM
  • "Mountain Lion GM download link - Mountain Lion GM now available" BGR 5:19 PM
  • "Apple Releases Gold Master Build Of Mac OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion To Developers" AppleBitch 5:19 PM
  • "Apple Delivers OS X Mountain Lion Golden Master" Tapscape 7:21 PM
  • "Apple unveils tightened Mountain Lion requirements: Learn if your Mac can tame Cupertino's next big cat" The Register 8:10 PM
  • "Mac App Store will restrict Mountain Lion downloads: Mac App Store will assess your Mac's suitability for the new operating system before it lets you download, and pay, for it" Macworld UK 8:25 AM
  • "Apple Won't Let You Download Mountain Lion If Your Mac Doesn't Meet These Requirements" Business Insider 8:42 AM
  • "Mac App Store Won't Let You Download OS X Mountain Lion If Your Mac Can't Handle It [Rumor] Cult of Mac 8:49 AM
  • "iOS 6 code points to integration of Apple Maps on Intel-based Macs" 9 to 5 Mac 9:58 AM
  • "Apple Maps OS X -- Maps coming to iMacs and MacBooks" BGR 2:53 PM
  • "Options for display sleep on MacBooks: Apple supports several options to sleep displays, but these will depend on the system." MacFixIt 7:20 PM
  • "Aperture 3.3 embraces Retina display and iPhoto" Macworld 8:45 AM
  • "Adobe Dreamweaver CS6 Review" Mac|Life 9:11 AM
  • "Preparing Your Mac for Mountain Lion" Mactuts+ 3:45 PM
  • "Prevent accidental app closures with CommandQ" Macworld 9:51 AM
  • "Trello Offers Compelling Collaboration Tool" TidBITS 4:33 PM
  • "Finding Lost and Miscategorized Items in iTunes" iLounge 4:01 PM
  • "Terminal 101: Setting Up and Running Disk Maintenance" Mac|Life 3:43 PM
  • "Purge Memory To Run More Apps At Once On Your Mac [OS X Tips] Cult of Mac 8:49 AM
  • "Fine-tune volume and brightness in OS X" Macworld 9:25 AM
  • "MacMost Now 732: Printing Lists of Contacts" MacMost 2:26 PM
  • "Take a Stand/Apple Mail: Delete Mail Older Than..." MacNews Blog 7:58 AM
  • "Helicon Focus creates sharp focus throughout your images" Layers Magazine 9:25 AM
  • "View Keynote Presentation Files Without Keynote Installed Using Preview in OS X" OS X Daily 3:47 PM
  • "Run iOS Simulator Without Launching Xcode By Using an Alias" OS X Daily 3:06 PM
  • "Eject disk images when Finder sidebar is not visible" Mac OS X Hints 9:57 AM
  • "Review: The Best Mac DVR App (or, why is TV so expensive for Mac users?)" BohemianBoomer 8:06 AM
  • "Yet Another Free Mac Color Picker To Add To Your Collection" McSolo 8:05 AM
  • "Use A Mac App To Turn Your Favorite Online News Sites Into A Personal Newspaper" TeraTalks 8:07 AM
  • "Free: 2 Mac Money Management Apps To Handle Personal Finances" Mac 360 8:06 AM
  • "Mac Photographers Rejoice: There's A Big, Mean Folder Machine To Organize Photos" NoodleMac 8:06 AM
  • "The Top 3 Mac Tinkering, Tweaking, Customizing, Optimizing Tools (all are free)" PixoBebo 8:05 AM
  • "Is it time for developers, designers target the Retina display?" ZDNet 2:38 PM
  • "Editorial: Apple Maps With iCloud And Mac Integration" AppleBitch 2:34 PM
  • "The Strange Case Of The Free Mac Scheduling App" Mac 360 8:06 AM
Press Releases
  • "Keyboard Maestro 5.3.1" TidBITS 3:05 PM
  • "24U Software releases 24U SimpleFile Plug-In 2.0 for FileMaker Pro 12" prMac 8:10 AM
General Interest/Potpourri
  • "iPhone Coding Language Now World's Third Most Popular" Wired Magazine 6:09 PM
  • "Apple Could Announce New iPhone, New iPad & New Apple TV At 'Crowded' Event This Fall [Report] Cult of Mac 3:42 PM
  • "Analyst: Apple to Announce New Apple TV, iPhone and iPad Mini at Fall Event?" iSmashPhone 3:47 PM
  • "Apple targets sites selling access to iOS 6 beta, report says: According to a new report, sites that allowed users to buy iOS 6 beta access were hit by DMCA takedowns by Apple." CNET News 8:11 AM
  • "Apple summons legal eagles to hunt down sites which sell iOS beta access" UberGizmo 8:56 AM
  • "Apple Shuts Down Sites Selling Access to iOS Betas" The Mac Observer 4:07 PM
  • "Apple takes iTunes to Asia: Nine years after the US version opened its doors, the iTunes platform has made its way to Asia." CNET News 8:11 AM
  • "Apple removes negative app reviews caused by update crashing bug: Apple has been taking action to help developers affected by last week's DRM error" Macworld UK 8:26 AM
  • "Author: Microsoft leadership lost to Apple, Facebook" [Video Report] CBS News 9:04 AM
  • "Global 500/Our annual ranking of the world's largest corporations: 55. Apple" Fortune 9:27 AM
  • "Mac or PC? There's a Camp For That" Wired 2:36 PM
  • "Former Apple Hardware guru leads the charge at Square" 9 to 5 Mac 9:55 AM
  • "Uncut Steve Jobs interview from 'Triumph of the Nerds' now available on iTunes" Network World 8:05 AM
  • "Samsung To Offer Windows And Android Tablets To Compete With Apple" Seeking Alpha 8:16 AM
  • "Apple's Wozniak speaks about Microsoft and Surface (video)" Macworld UK 8:28 AM
  • "Steve Wozniak: Microsoft's Surface Tablet Is Like Something Steve Jobs Would've Built" Business Insider 2:52 PM
  • "Ex-Apple Engineer Reveals Five Things You Can Do To Get Your iOS App Noticed By Apple" Cult of Mac 10:46 AM
  • "New Galaxy S III Commercials Show That The iPhone Can't Do Everything" Business Insider 8:36 AM
  • "Ascension Parish schools expand iPad use: The Ascension Parish school system could become 1 of the first districts in the state to hand a personal computing device to each of its middle and high school students." Associated Press 8:20 AM
  • "Chinese Kids Gets An Apple Logo Haircut" M.I.C. Gadget 10:35 AM
Non-Apple News
  • "CSI image enhancement: Researchers use an algorithm to reveal hidden image features." Ars Technica 6:40 PM
  • "Father of Australian Internet Warns of Address Crunch" Wired 12:40 PM
  • "MIT debuts 'Mosh', the new approach to mobile Internet protocols" Network World 12:22 PM
  • "Cleansing Your Digital Shadow: A Nearly Impossible Task" ITworld 12:00 PM
  • "New Timbuk2 Power Bags Will Charge Any USB Device on the Go" PCWorld 11:59 AM
  • "Scientists Demo Thought-Controlled Robots" PC Magazine 11:57 AM
  • "Ex-Nokia engineers choose MeeGo OS over Windows Phone for start-up venture" V3 12:35 PM
  • "The King of CES picks a tech-heavy Exec Dream Team" Fortune 11:34 AM
  • "Samsung Galaxy S III Exploded, But After Microwave Incident" eWeek 11:07 AM
  • "Third-generation ultrabooks to features 3D, sensors and HD quality interfaces" DigiTimes 11:04 AM
  • "Fujitsu Unveils New Tablet Hybrids, Preps For Windows 8" CRN 10:37 AM
  • "Google Open Sources Coding Kit That Lives Online" Wired Magazine 12:39 PM
  • "Google plants rainbow flag in anti-gay countries" The Register 12:25 PM
  • "Report: Next Kindle Fire will have camera, sharper display" Mashable 10:36 AM
  • "Having trouble getting online? Malware deadline could affect thousands" Associated Press 10:34 AM
  • "Broadband speeds outpacing demand" Boston Globe [Free Registration Required] 10:29 AM
  • "Nokia Lumia phones to expand to Verizon" CNET News 10:03 AM
  • "Nokia Designers Hope Color, Simplicity Can Woo Back Customers" Forbes 9:54 AM
  • "Samsung Joins the Field for the Fall Windows Tablet Race" AllThingsD 9:54 AM
  • "BlackBerry customers devise back-up plans in case RIM goes out of business" Washington Post [Free Registration Required] 9:42 AM
  • "As TVs struggle, new Panasonic chief prepares thorough review" Reuters 10:09 AM
  • "Lenovo Prepares First Hybrid Notebook-Tablet for Market" Patent Bolt 11:46 AM
  • "Amazon Kindle phone strategy: HTC killer, not an iPhone killer" BGR 10:46 AM
  • "Americans' smartphone attachment altering our behaviors, emotions" MacNews 9:24 AM
  • "Education Workflows with Fraser Speirs" 5by5 9:55 AM
  • "The Apple Haters are at it again with their boycotts. Are other companies held up to the same, ridiculous, high standards that Apple is held to?" The MT Show 8:01 AM
  • "China's smartphone market grows 164%, Apple's iOS takes 17.3% share" AppleInsider 7:21 PM
  • "Apple Could Sell 4 Million To 6 Million iPad Minis This Year" Business Insider 9:25 AM
  • "Apple seen selling up to 6 million 'iPad minis' this holiday" AppleInsider 9:07 AM
  • "Apple to upgrade third-generation iPad to solve overheating" ITProPortal 8:00 AM
  • "Apple patches iOS 6 App Store bug that leaked upcoming app updates" 9 to 5 Mac 6:08 PM
  • "iOS 6 Beta 3 release rumor: Coming to iPhone, iPad, iPod touch today" BGR 10:46 AM
  • "iPad Mini: Production starts Sept in Brazil, thin as iPod touch?" iTWire 7:59 AM
  • "'iPad mini' production already under way, ramp up reportedly due in September" BGR 9:24 AM
  • "Apple concerned about mobile payment security" Macworld UK 8:28 AM
  • "Sales at Apple's Taiwanese suppliers fell 13% in June" Fortune 9:44 AM
  • "A Lousy June For Apple's Component Suppliers" AllThingsD 11:18 AM
  • "iPad 2 Stealing New iPad Sales?, iPhone Nearly One-Third of Smartphone Market, and More" Low End Mac 8:45 PM
Price Trackers/Deals
  • "FreezePaint For iPhone Is Temporarily Available For Free (Normally $0.99)" Apple Sliced 8:55 AM
  • "Infinite Sky For iPhone Is Free Right Now (Previously $1.99)" Apple Sliced 8:55 AM
  • "Mind Card -Full Version For iPhone Is Free Today (Was $0.99)" Apple Sliced 8:55 AM
  • "MacBook Air Prices & Sales" MacPrices 8:02 AM
  • "iPad (2012) Prices & Sales" MacPrices 8:02 AM
  • "Apple MacBook Pro Buyer's Guide -17 Inch Models -Up to $450 Off -Prices, Reviews And Information" MacReviewZone 8:03 AM
  • "Apple MacBook Air Buyer's Guide -Up To $540 Off -Models, Prices And Information" MacReviewZone 8:02 AM
  • "Refurbished & Used iMac Buyer's Guide -Prices Start From $169" MacReviewZone 7:58 AM
  • "Best Selling Mac Scanners -From $105 To $496 -Prices, Reviews And Information" MacReviewZone 8:45 AM

  • "Video Review: The HiShop Kiki Mong Case for iPhone 4/4s" Run Around Tech 9:54 AM
  • "Tomb Raider: Underworld for Mac is challenging yet dated" Macworld 10:17 AM
iPad/iPhone/iPod touch Apps
  • "Running with iOS: Strava Run vs. RunKeeper vs. Nike+" Ars Technica 11:50 AM
  • "Stop Motion Studio: Excellent App for Making Animations for iOS Devices" eXtensions 12:19 PM
  • "Negro Leagues Baseball Museum Review: App offers a solid historical overview that could have been augmented with more multimedia" Macworld 3:06 PM
  • "Appidemic: Futulele for iPad" AppleTell 9:25 AM
  • "Slingshot Racing Review" Mac|Life 11:50 AM
  • "'Swift Stitch' Review - The Fine Art of Letting Go" Touch Arcade 9:54 AM
  • "DancePad Review: DancePad may be big rhythm game for a mobile platform." 148Apps 5:16 PM
  • "Dropimals Review: Stack animals as high as possible all the way to the rainbow." 148Apps 2:58 PM
  • "Luke the Liftboy Review: A soccer themed time management game that Ukranian and Polish bellboys can now relate to." 148Apps 2:58 PM
  • "Astronaut Spacewalk Review: It's most certainly not for everyone but Astronaut Spacewalk can be nice relaxing sim for someone with an open mind." 148Apps 2:58 PM
  • "Chasing Yello Review: Chasind Yello is a causal endless swim for humans and a goldfish's worst nightmare" 148Apps 11:14 AM
  • "Hasta La Muerte Review: Hasta La Meurte looks good, but suffers from serious technical difficulties." 148Apps 11:14 AM
  • "Heroes in Time Review: Sure the controls sometimes get in the way and many of the mechanics are fairly 'standard' at this point, but Heroes in Time is actually a decent RPG with an unexpectedly interesting story." 148Apps 11:14 AM
  • "Moleheart Review: Moleheart won't win over anyone with a distaste for defense games, but it's bound to please genre fans." 148Apps 9:43 AM
  • "The power of two: Use your iPad or iPhone as a mobile file server/Getting access to the filesystem on an iOS device is just an app download away." Ars Technica 10:16 AM
  • "How to add a built-in wireless charging circuit to the iPhone 4S" ZDNet 2:36 PM
  • "Make A DIY Website Login Autofill On The iPhone [iOS Tips] Cult of Mac 2:56 PM
  • "Video: Simple iPad Tips and Tricks" Techland 2:34 PM
  • "The Dramatic Decline of the PC and How to Play It" The Motley Fool 6:40 PM
  • "Why Apple needs a more worldly phone soon" GigaOM 5:15 PM
  • "Is Apple Already Manufacturing its Seven-Inch iPad?" Benzinga 5:19 PM
  • "The iPad Mini's Pesky Pricing Predicament" MacNewsWorld 3:58 PM
  • "Mobile GPS tracking: Future smartphone may predict where you are going" BGR 2:54 PM
  • "iPad Mini Sees Tepid Demand : Poll" TheStreet 11:09 AM
  • "The Creator of Heaven and Apple" TheStreet 10:24 AM
  • "The Macalope Daily: Horses versus unicorns: which should you buy?" Macworld [Insider Content] 9:57 AM
  • "Coverage of Significant Apple Moves" kickingbear 9:56 AM
  • "Apple's Fall Event Could Be 'Crowded' With Lots Of New Products" App Advice 9:54 AM
  • "It's Time for New Industry Innovations"  Tech.pinions 9:23 AM
  • "Judge: Samsung Products Not Cool Enough to Infringe on Apple" Minyanville 3:55 PM
  • "UK judge says Samsung tablet not 'cool' enough to be mistaken for iPad" AppleInsider 9:07 AM
  • "Samsung Galaxy Tab Isn't as 'Cool' as the iPad, Says Judge" Mashable 8:48 AM
  • "Judge: Samsung's Galaxy Tab Isn't Cool Enough To Be Confused With iPad" Business Insider 8:43 AM
  • "Retina MacBook Pro Benchmarked, Tops Mac Pro" Tapscape 8:04 AM
  • "24 Million iPads Sold Last Quarter, Says Analyst" Tapscape 8:04 AM
  • "Did Apple kill the adverb?" ZDNet 7:59 AM
  • "Why a 7.8-inch iPad won't require sandpaper" The Verge 8:23 AM
  • "iPad mini: Apple's super-slim Amazon Kindle killer"  Computerworld 8:02 AM
  • "I'll believe the iPad Mini when Apple throws a launch event" ZDNet 7:58 AM
  • "Windows 7 vs. Ubuntu 12.04 on a 2005 ThinkPad" Low End Mac 8:45 PM
  • "12 Weird, Bizarre, Unlikely Gadgets You Strap to Your Back" Wired 12:40 PM
  • "The Many Problems with an Amazon Smartphone" Techland 12:28 PM
  • "Plan or pre-pay? Mobile phone contracts aren't easy decisions." Stuff: New Zealand 12:09 PM
  • "Cloud computing moves from fad to foundation" InfoWorld 11:41 AM
  • "10 crazy IT security tricks that actually work" InfoWorld 11:40 AM
  • "FixMeStick gets a virus-infected PC up and running again" Houston Chronicle 11:39 AM
  • "Is 'Post-PC' a mobile tech slogan, or the new reality?" The Globe and Mail [Free Registration Required] 11:36 AM
  • "Canada's vanishing tech sector" The Globe and Mail [Free Registration Required] 11:35 AM
  • "The death of cash: Tech giants - and startups like Square - want you to use your phone to pay for everything from gum to train rides. Here's how they plan to achieve cash-free nirvana." Fortune 11:33 AM
  • "Dell Inspiron 14z Ultrabook Review" HotHardware 10:44 AM
  • "How the SF Giants Perfected BYOD and Their Game: San Francisco Giants CIO Bill Schlough and AT&T work hard so you can BYOD to the ball park. Watch our 12 minute mini-documentary of Matt Cain's perfect game and the story it inspired of how technology is changing the game of baseball." InformationWeek 10:11 AM
  • "What's Next In SEO For SMBs: 6 Predictions/The rules of the search engine optimization game will continue to change. If you haven't added Google+ to your social circle, you're not prepared." InformationWeek 10:11 AM
  • "What developers like about Android 4.1 'Jelly Bean'" InfoWorld 11:40 AM
  • "Google's Napoleonic Moment" Forbes 9:52 AM
  • "DNSChanger Malware: What's Next?" PCWorld 11:59 AM
  • "Hit with DNS Changer shutdown? Here's what to do" Washington Post [Free Registration Required] 9:42 AM
  • "Samsung's Galaxy S III Ads Show Phone's Strengths (And the Weakness of Those Strengths)" AllThingsD 9:38 AM
  • "Patent War is Over (if you want it)." The Joy of Tech [cartoon] 8:05 AM
Press Releases/Products/Public Relations
  • "Spy Vs Spy For iOS Is Officially Announced, And Is Coming Soon To The App Store" App Advice 8:09 PM
  • "EA Posts Screenshots of FIFA 13 for iOS [Images] iClarified 3:58 PM
  • "Hands-on Developer Video of 'Jet Car Stunts' for iPad" Touch Arcade 3:01 PM
  • "'MapleStory Live' Hits The App Store" Touch Arcade 3:00 PM
  • "Is This The Greatest Apple II Display Graphic Of All-Time? [Image] Cult of Mac 2:56 PM
  • "Bluebeam announces new Revu for iPad App" Architosh 2:32 PM
  • "Architectural Record CEU App for iOS" Architosh 12:19 PM
  • "Where's My Perry?', Sequel To 'Where's My Water?' Hits Number One On iOS App Store" AppleBitch 12:18 PM
  • "Fieldrunners 2 Delayed... But, Will Release Next Week!" 148Apps 11:14 AM
  • "Ice Age Village Gets Continental Drift Update" 148Apps 11:13 AM
  • "Commemorate Baseball History With the Negro Leagues Baseball Museum App for iPad" 148Apps 11:13 AM
  • "StarHub Rolls Out Faster Grid Amid Singapore IPhone Craze" Bloomberg 10:34 AM
  • "The MUG Event Calendar for the Week of July 9: Prosoft Engineering, Autriv Development and Ohanaware" The MUG Center 10:23 AM
  • "Details of major Twitter iPhone app update leak" Los Angeles Times [Paid Membership Required] 10:37 AM
  • "Twitter's latest iOS app update should be appealing to power users" VentureBeat 10:17 AM
  • "50x 'Microscope' Accessory For iPhone 4/S" Cult of Mac 10:15 AM
  • "Looking for a ride? App connects drivers and passengers" Reuters 10:11 AM
  • "Keeping daughters off the pole made much harder with Pole Dancer Pro app rated at 12+ years" 9 to 5 Mac 9:55 AM
  • "Winter Is Coming: Prepare With These 'Game Of Thrones' iPhone Cases" Business Insider 9:49 AM
  • "Minimalistic weather app does a few things very well" TUAW 9:43 AM
  • "The New iPad AirHolder Mount Lets You Use Your iPad Anywhere" PadGadget 9:05 AM
  • "'Alien Sky' Alienates A Once-Boring Sky" RazorianFly 8:57 AM
  • "Rovio reportedly working on Angry Birds sequel, 'Angry Pigs'" BGR 2:53 PM
  • "Rovio's Follow-Up To Angry Birds To See Players Play From The Pig's Perspective" RazorianFly 8:57 AM
  • "Get your very own Boycott Apple T-Shirt from Cruzerlite to show how you Really Feel" AndroidSPIN 8:57 AM
  • "TED Books launches iOS store, with subscriptions" paidContent 8:31 AM
  • "The Cool Dog App for iPhone and iPad is Pawsitively a-MAZE-ing" prMac 9:09 AM
  • "Cartoon ABC for iOS - Your Child's First Step to Reading" prMac 8:10 AM
  • "Theodolite Augmented Reality Nav App Adds Movie Recording in Version 3.0" prMac 8:10 AM
  • "Jumble Bugs Book One: Bloomie and the Birthday Blunder for iPad" prMac 8:10 AM
  • "Jawzle - World Jigsaw Puzzle Free Edition is Now Available" prMac 8:10 AM
  • "Budget Balance 1.0 released for iOS - Keep Budget in Control" prMac 8:10 AM
  • "Billboard Hot 100 Music Videos Now Available on iPhone and iPad" prMac 8:10 AM
  • "iXcuseme Is A Fun Way To End Unwanted Phone Calls" prMac 8:10 AM
  • "Last Time app: a missing event tracker in the App Store" prMac 8:10 AM
  • "Get ready for a major update to Twitter's iOS app" Appolicious 8:12 AM
  • "Twitter for iPhone 4.3 causes speculation" Stemmings 2:29 PM
  • "Rumor: Twitter For iOS Getting A Big Update" AppleBitch 8:05 AM
Computer Industry
  • "Dell Just Bought Quest...Who Is HP Going To Buy Next?" The Motley Fool 9:45 AM
  • "HP: The Parts Are Worth More Than The Whole" Seeking Alpha 9:47 AM
  • "HP's faster-than-flash memristor at least TWO years away" The Register 12:25 PM
  • "HP Partners Frustrated With Slow Pace Of Autonomy Rollout" CRN 10:37 AM
  • "HP unveils business models in all-in-one PC update" V3 12:36 PM
  • "Hands On: HP Compaq Elite 8300 All-in-One Desktop/HP aims to deliver big power in tight spaces with its newest all-in-one PC" PC Magazine 11:58 AM
  • "Photos: HP rolls out all-in-one for business" ZDNet 12:44 PM
  • "Sharp, Dell Settle Price-Fixing Case for $198.5 Million" PC Magazine 11:56 AM
  • "Sharp to pay $198.5 million to Dell, two others to settle TFT case" Reuters 9:46 AM
  • "Sharp will pay US$198.5 million to settle Dell price-fixing lawsuit: The company has yet to determine how the settlement will weigh on its quarterly financial results" IDG News Service 12:01 PM
  • "Microsoft should be broken up, Vanity Fair writer says" CNET News 10:02 AM
  • "Microsoft to buy display maker Perceptive Pixel" Reuters 1:23 PM
  • "Microsoft Will Buy Perceptive Pixel For Large Touch Display" Bloomberg 1:23 PM
  • "Microsoft buys multitouch display maker Perceptive Pixel" ZDNet 12:44 PM
  • "Microsoft Scoops Up Perceptive Pixel, the Start-Up Launched by Multitouch Pioneer Jeff Han" AllThingsD 1:23 PM
  • "Interview: Multitouch Pioneer Jeff Han on Why He Sold His Company to Microsoft" AllThingsD 1:13 PM
  • "Microsoft acquires multitouch company Perceptive Pixel" The Verge 3:00 PM
  • "A PC on every wall? Why Microsoft is buying Perceptive Pixel" GeekWire 2:59 PM
  • "Microsoft Surface chassis suffers low yields" DigiTimes 11:04 AM
  • "Microsoft's Surface tablet suffers from low yields, report says" CNET News 10:03 AM
  • "Microsoft plans to sell 'a few million' Surface PCs in the coming year" ZDNet 12:43 PM
  • "Microsoft may release Office 2013 public preview today: Ballmer, top Office exec will kick off WPC with keynote at 9 a.m. ET" Computerworld 10:40 AM
  • "Windows 8 goes to manufacturers in August, will ship in October" IDG News Service 10:39 AM
  • "Windows 8 to arrive in late October, Microsoft says" CNET Reviews 10:02 AM
  • "It's official: Windows 8 to be generally available in late October" ZDNet 9:51 AM
  • "Windows 8 Speed: It's Not About the Benchmarks" Techland 12:27 PM
  • "Microsoft quietly bangs Bing's big bucks drum: Microsoft has created an angel investment fund for startups using its search and ads platform." The Register 12:25 PM
  • "Microsoft To Let Partners Handle Office 365 Subscription Billing" CRN 10:37 AM
  • "Microsoft tries to sweeten Office 365 deal for partners: The Office 365 Open Program aims to make the software easier to sell and more profitable for partners" IDG News Service 11:41 AM
  • "Video and Q&A: A closer look at Microsoft's Xbox SmartGlass" Seattle Times 12:06 PM
  • "Google demands $4 million in Oracle fees" TG Daily 12:23 PM
  • "The IBM PS/2: 25 Years of PC History/Here's a fond look back at the Personal System/2 series of PCs, which embarrassed IBM in the late 1980s but shaped the modern PC you know today." PCWorld 8:42 PM
  • "As Rivals Outsource, Lenovo Keeps Production In-House" [Paid Membership Required] 9:37 AM
  • "Intel Partners With Smartphone Maker in India: Reports" eWeek 11:07 AM
  • "It's Time for Brocade to Sell and Cisco to Buy" TheStreet 1:18 PM
  • "Cisco shows true face in ugly bait and switch" InfoWorld 11:40 AM
  • "Remember When Oracle Sued Google For $6 Billion? Here's The End Result ..." Business Insider 2:51 PM
  • "Intel to Take 15% Stake in ASML" [Paid Membership Required] 5:18 PM
  • "AMD warns of 11 percent decline in revenue, shares slide" Reuters 5:18 PM
  • "AMD Warning an Interesting Test of Tech Sentiment" Forbes 5:18 PM
  • "AMD Warns Q2 Revs Fell 11%; Shrs Fall In Late Trading" Forbes 5:16 PM
  • "AMD Warns: Trouble Ahead For Intel Shares?" Seeking Alpha 6:08 PM
  • "AMD Cuts Revenue Guidance; Shares Slide" WSJ Blogs 5:18 PM
  • "No signs of trouble from 'Internet Doomsday' virus" Reuters [Free Registration Required] 10:34 AM
  • "Malware Threat to Internet Corralled: Service Providers Are Set to Aid Customers, but Little Disruption Is Expected" [Paid Membership Required] 9:37 AM
  • "Gartner Raises IT Spending Growth Projection On Cloud Services" Bloomberg 9:46 AM
  • "Public Cloud and Telecom to Lead $3.6 Trillion in IT Spending This Year, Gartner Says" AllThingsD 9:44 AM
  • "Gartner: Enterprise IT Spend Will Pass $3.6 Trillion In 2012, Cloud Investments Rise To $109B" TechCrunch 12:20 PM
  • "Global tech market growth stabilizing: Gartner" Reuters 10:09 AM
  • "IT spending is rising, despite everything" Computerworld 10:39 AM
  • "7-Inch Tablet Showdown Looms This Fall" PCWorld 11:59 AM
  • "The New Face of the PC Industry: By becoming hardware vendors, Microsoft and Google have forever shifted the dynamic of the PC industry." PC Magazine 11:57 AM
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Apple News
  • "Apple is Hot, Other Tech is Not: Technology-stock weakness once again is hidden by Apple's strength." Barron's [Paid Membership Required] 3:55 PM
  • "Apple's Sizable Influence on Tech Overseas Cash Growth, Per Moody's" Barron's 2:38 PM
  • "Profiting From Apple's Pullback...Again" Seeking Alpha 8:14 AM
Industry News
  • "U.S. stocks fall for third day; Spanish yields up/Analyst: Corporate America's growth rates are slowing" MarketWatch 4:10 PM
  • "U.S. Stocks Post Longest Slump In 1 Month On Europe Woes" Bloomberg 10:27 AM
  • "Stocks Slip; Europe, Earnings Eyed" FOXBusiness 11:35 AM
  • "Stocks Slump on Earnings, Eurozone Jitters" TheStreet 4:10 PM
  • "Stocks slide on earnings' fears" CNNMoney 4:10 PM
  • "U.S. Stocks Fall For 3rd Straight Day" [Paid Membership Required] 4:11 PM
  • "Stocks poised for lower open" CNNMoney 9:19 AM
  • "Canada stocks slip on Business Outlook Survey" MarketWatch 1:13 PM
  • "Global Worries Drag Down Asia Markets" [Paid Membership Required] 9:38 AM
  • "Asian Stocks Retreat Most in a Month Amid Global Growth Concerns" Bloomberg 9:43 AM
  • "Asia Markets: Shanghai stocks sink 2.4%, lead Asian markets down" MarketWatch 9:30 AM
  • "Spanish Yield Hits 7%, Stocks Slip" [Paid Membership Required] 9:38 AM
  • "European Stocks Retreat for Fourth Day; Metro Slides on Outlook" Bloomberg 9:42 AM
  • "Europe Markets: Crisis worries weigh down European stocks/Yield on Spain 10-year government bond hovers at 7%" MarketWatch 1:06 PM
  • "Most active Nasdaq-traded stocks: Nasdaq's 10 most active stocks at the close of trading" Associated Press 8:07 PM
  • "Final Glance: Computer companies/Computer companies shares mixed at the close of trading" Associated Press 8:07 PM
  • "Midday Glance: Computer companies/Computer companies shares mixed at 1 p.m." Associated Press 1:19 PM
  • "Chip stocks hit by emerging bearish view: Philadelphia Semiconductor Index has fallen 11% in three months" MarketWatch 1:14 PM
  • "10 Highest-Rated Tech Stocks That Pay Big Dividends" TheStreet 9:48 AM

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