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MacSurfer's Archive: Monday, July 23, 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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  • "Apple Set For Explosive Move" ["Apple will release earnings on Tuesday after the market close. The consensus estimate is $10.35 for earnings and $37.23 billion for revenues."]  Forbes 7:32 PM
  • "Apple Growth Seen Pausing As IPhone Buyers Await Model"  Bloomberg 6:45 AM
  • "Apple sales will grow with new iPhone" ["On Tuesday, analysts predict, Apple will announce that its quarterly profit grew 35 percent to $9.86 billion, and that sales are projected to rise 31 percent to $37.3 billion."] San Francisco Chronicle 6:46 AM
  • "Will iPhone Sales Slip in Q3?" [Video Report] Bloomberg 7:36 PM
  • "How Apple's Phantom Taxes Hide Billions In Profit: On Tuesday, Apple is set to report financial results for the second quarter. Analysts are expecting net income of $9.8 billion. But whatever figure Apple reports won't reflect its true profit, because the company hides some of it with an unusual tax maneuver." Associated Press 2:43 PM
  • "Apple earnings preview: The iPad may finally rival the iPhone" GigaOM 2:10 PM
  • "A preview of Apple's performance in Q2" asymco 7:39 PM
  • "In Just Three Years, The iPad Has Changed Everything About The Computer Market" [Video Report]  Business Insider 2:47 PM
  • "ChangeWave: Apple iPhone 5 'biggest demand yet', Samsung also shines" Computerworld 8:19 AM
  • "Demand for Apple's next iPhone at an 'unprecedented level'" AppleInsider 8:05 AM
  • "Survey signals unprecedented demand for iPhone 5: ChangeWave poll says 31% of North American consumers likely to buy Apple's next smartphone" Computerworld 7:30 PM
  • "ChangeWave: Interest in buying the 'iPhone 5' is off the charts" Fortune 11:34 AM
  • "iPhone 5 On Track for Record-Breaking Sales, Suggests Survey" eWeek 7:31 PM
  • "Apple, Motorola Appeal U.S. Patent Case Dismissal" PC Magazine 11:34 AM
  • "US defends suit on Apple, e-books amid criticism: US antitrust authorities Monday defended their lawsuit accusing Apple and major publishers of a price-fixing conspiracy on e-books, saying the action is 'in the public interest.'"  AFP 11:36 AM
  • "Justice Department slams Apple, refuses to modify e-book settlement" paidContent 12:05 PM
  • "DoJ on Apple e-book pricing: two wrongs don't make a right/Apple's response to the suit and settlement is being called 'self-serving.'" Ars Technica 2:50 PM
  • "DOJ Sticks To Its Guns In Price-Fixing Suit Against Apple, Won't Modify eBook Settlement" TechCrunch 2:11 PM
  • "DOJ to Apple: You're wrong, wrong, wrong on e-books" Fortune 7:33 PM
  • "DOJ won't back down on Apple, e-book publishers antitrust lawsuit" Washington Post [Free Registration Required] 2:11 PM
  • "Federal Circuit upholds dismissal of Apple's ITC complaint against Kodak" Foss Patents 11:36 AM
  • "Apple v. Samsung: The Patent Trial of the Century/Tech Giants Near a Landmark Jury Trial Over iPhone and Android; Is it Innovation or Litigation?" [Paid Membership Required] 7:37 PM
  • "Exclusive: Apple, Samsung chiefs disagree on patent values - source" Reuters 6:34 PM
  • "Apple and Samsung Patent Suit Puts Judge Posner's Worldview on Trial" [Paid Membership Required] 7:36 PM
  • "Apple v. Samsung: Whose lawyers are earning more in the smartphone wars?" Ars Technica 7:39 PM
  • "Apple and Samsung fail at making peace in patent war: Once again an attempt at settlement talks between the two tech giants seems to have fizzled as the two sides sue each other over smartphone and tablet products." CNET News 9:30 PM
  • "Samsung: Apple refused to negotiate to license 3G patents/Apple and Samsung started patent trial in Federal Court in Australia on Monday"  IDG News Service 8:17 AM
  • "Australia Judge Calls Apple-Samsung Dispute Over 3G 'Ridiculous'" Bloomberg 10:35 AM
  • "Apple vs Samsung patent trial kicks off in Australia" Reuters 6:45 AM
  • "Samsung vs. Apple: Patent fight sinks Qualcomm truce/The Korean handset maker ended a truce with Qualcomm and its third-party vendors over 3G patent use when Apple filed court proceedings against Samsung last year." CNET News 8:19 AM
  • "Apple and Samsung's patent wrangle lands in Australian court" V3 8:03 AM
  • "Google wants best-loved Apple technologies to be standards" Macworld UK 8:15 AM
  • "Apple halts Mountain Lion Up-to-Date Program after brief launch" MacFixIt 2:53 PM
  • "Apple's OS X Mountain Lion Up-to-Date Application Goes Live Ahead of Public Launch" MacRumors 11:39 AM
  • "Russian hacker defeated by Apple's iOS 6 in-app purchase protections, increases focus on the Mac" The Next Web 7:01 AM
  • "Google acquires IOS and OS X email client Sparrow" The Inquirer 6:47 AM
  • "Gmail infused with Sparrow acquisition" ZDNet 10:47 AM
  • "Apple seeds Mountain Lion to AppleCare reps" CNET News 8:19 AM
  • "AppleCare support reps getting Mountain Lion this weekend" TUAW 8:18 AM
  • "Samba growing pains continue in OS X Lion" ZDNet 8:13 AM
  • "How to get Mountain Lion for free: If you bought a new Mac recently you will be able to get a copy of Mountain Lion for free when it launches" Macworld UK 7:35 AM
  • "Verifying and Repairing Permissions in OS X" Mactuts+ 8:22 AM
  • "Turn Your Mac Into a Noisy Old-School Typewriter" Mashable 10:53 AM
  • "Find Out How Fast Your SSD Or Hard Drive Really Is [OS X Tips] Cult of Mac 8:22 AM
  • "It's Time To Trick Out Your Mac With A Productivity Booster App Named Trickster" PixoBebo 7:36 AM
  • "An Easy Way To Bring An HDR Darkroom To Your Mac (get high dynamic range photos with a click)" Mac 360 7:36 AM
  • "The Mac File And Folder Sync App That Works Perfectly (except for when it doesn't)" BohemianBoomer 7:36 AM
  • "How To Use Your Mac To Unlock DRM Protected Music Files" NoodleMac 7:36 AM
  • "So, Your Mac Is Lost Or Stolen. Either Way, How Can You Track Your Mac And Bring It Back?" Mac 360 7:36 AM
  • "Why A Little Paranoia Is Good For Security, And A Mac App That Permanently Deletes Files" McSolo 7:36 AM
  • "Mac OS X Mountain Lion vs. Windows 8: Why It's Not Déjà vu All Over Again" Mac 360 12:28 PM
  • "Why Apple Won't Merge OS X and iOS in the Near Future" Tech.pinions 11:33 AM
  • "MacKeeper's Sleazy Marketing Tactics" Kirkville 10:46 AM
  • "Is a backlash over Sparrow's sale to Google justified?" GigaOM 7:47 AM
  • "A Few Good Words About Quicken Essentials (not that many, and nobody is paying me)" TeraTalks 7:36 AM
Press Releases
  • "Ambrosia Software Releases EasyEnvelopes for Mac" prMac 9:31 PM
  • "Tweetbot Alpha For OS X Gets An Update" AppleBitch 2:10 PM
  • "Amazing Adventures: Riddle Of The Two Knights Now At MGS" Inside Mac Games 8:22 AM
  • "Update to Graphic Converter: Version 8.2 now Available" eXtensions 7:37 AM
General Interest/Potpourri
  • "iPods Profound Impact on the Lives of People With Memory Loss" Mashable 9:32 PM
  • "App Store was down, was Apple trying to stop hack? Friday saw the store go down all over the world in the UK, US, Singapore, Malaysia, Australia, Indonesia and Kuwait." Macworld UK 12:04 PM
  • "Research: Samsung Has Sold 10M Galaxy S3's, But 'iPhone 5' Still The Most-Wanted Phone" TechCrunch 7:48 AM
  • "Game-Changer: TSMC May Build Dedicated Apple Fab" HotHardware 10:35 AM
  • "Hacker on Apple's iOS in-app purchase fix: 'Game is over'" ZDNet 12:05 PM
  • "Apple foe Proview finds itself sued by own legal counsel" CNET News 6:47 AM
  • "Now IPAD victor Proview is sued by its OWN law firm" The Register 6:44 AM
  • "2.5 million Brits 'would buy a tablet to read magazines on it': Magazine industry isn't in decline, it's evolving" Macworld UK 12:04 PM
  • "Qantas Makes it Official – An iPad for Every Passenger for In-Flight Entertainment" PadGadget 2:50 PM
  • "Apple announces that its new Barcelona store makes its grand opening on July 28th" 9 to 5 Mac 7:02 AM
  • "The new Iphone 5 is gonna be released in a few month and I wish Apple could sell a Nano version of the Iphone you could use either as a watch or like the Ipod Nano. The concept was to keep the dimension of the Ipod Nano with a Retina screen. You have all the features of an Iphone on your wrist, included a camera, a speaker and a microphone. You can change also the straps or even remove them if you want to use it like a Ipod Nano." [Olivier sent this amazing concept he designed in to MacSurfer today] Olivier Demangel 2:40 PM
  • "Apple Running New Celebrity Television Ad Featuring Martin Scorsese" MacRumors 8:38 PM
  • "Rare Pixar Image Computer Surfaces On eBay With $25,000 Price Tag" Cult of Mac 8:23 AM
  • "Watch: How to Smuggle the New iPad into China" M.I.C. Gadget 7:38 PM
Non-Apple News
  • "Next-gen consoles to look beyond gaming" TG Daily 1:02 PM
  • "Power Pwn Outlet Strip Doubles as Stealth Hacking Tool" PCWorld 11:25 AM
  • "Rare Pixar Image Computer Selling on eBay for $25,000" PC Magazine 11:21 AM
  • "Collector rewarded with ultra-rare SNES game after two-year wait" MSNBC 11:16 AM
  • "The Next Wave of Factory Robots: Robots designed to work safely alongside humans could change the way we think of manufacturing." Technology Review 1:00 PM
  • "Here come the tweeting robots" Fortune 11:00 AM
  • "Near Field Communication technology poised for take off with mobile payments" Denver Post 10:47 AM
  • "Leaked SKUs point to 5-6 new Kindle Fires" TG Daily 1:02 PM
  • "App aims to improve accessibility for visually impaired" Reuters 10:22 AM
  • "Eight Million Email Addresses And Passwords Spilled From Gaming Site Gamigo Months After Hacker Breach" Forbes 10:09 AM
  • "Black Hat demo: Google Bouncer malware detection can be beaten" Network World 11:05 AM
  • "Google Affirms The Nexus 7's Main Fault With This Adorable Commercial" TechCrunch 12:59 PM
  • "16GB Google Nexus 7 tablets gobbled up by cloud-wary buyers: Cloud-focused 8GB versions of Google tablet remain" Network World 11:26 AM
  • "Philips swings to profit, beats expectations" MarketWatch 9:52 AM
  • "Seven Questions For Palo Alto Networks Founder and CTO Nir Zuk" AllThingsD 9:50 AM
  • "'Minority Report' software hits the real world: The software behind the film 'Minority Report' -- where Tom Cruise speeds through video on a large screen using only hand gestures: is making its way into the real world." AFP 8:28 AM
  • "TA Q&A: Why 'Crabs and Penguins' Advergame Doesn't Really Feel Like An Advergame" Touch Arcade 2:45 PM
  • "We review the NextIssue magazine app for the iPad and we have some tips regarding iCloud." The MT Show 7:48 AM
  • "The iPhone 5 Will Be Released On September 21, 2012 [Rumor] Cult of Mac 8:05 AM
  • "iPhone 5 production begins in Shanghai, says report" CNET News 6:47 AM
  • "Pegatron starts production of new version of iPhone, say sources" DigiTimes 6:48 AM
  • "Another Report that the Next iPhone is Already in Production in China" MacRumors 7:02 AM
  • "Production of new iPhone Begins & LG Gains iPad Orders" Patently Apple 7:41 AM
  • "iPhone 5 dock connector is set to shrink: report" ZDNet 7:01 AM
  • "Sources continue to dish on iPhone's new 19-pin dock connector: What will you do with all those old 30-pin cables?" Ars Technica 10:56 AM
  • "What's up dock? Apple to shrink connector for iPhone 5" Reuters 6:45 AM
  • "New iPhone connector threatens car compatibility: As most new cars offer some sort of iPhone audio hookup, what does the new 19-pin dock mean for integration?" CNET Reviews 9:31 PM
  • "New iPhone plug? There's an adapter for that, says report: Apple's rumored move to a new dock connector in the iPhone will be eased with an interim adapter, a new report claims." CNET News 2:48 PM
  • "iPhone 5 will launch with 19-pin Dock connector, report says" CNET News 8:19 AM
  • "Is Apple about to make your iPhone accessories obsolete?" Fortune 7:45 AM
  • "New iPhone 5 'Confirmed' With Smaller Dock Connector" Apple Bitch 8:23 AM
  • "Mac startup chime latest in line of Apple patents: Leaving no stone unturned, and no Mac untuned, Apple patents the dong" Macworld UK 7:35 AM
  • "LG to benefit from Apple and Samsung disputes" DigiTimes 6:48 AM
  • "iOS 6 Fix For In-App Purchasing Exploit Cannot Be Bypassed" Cult of Mac 8:15 AM
  • "New In iOS 6: App Store Doesn't Require A Password To Download Free Apps" Cult of Mac 8:04 AM
  • "Developer Says Apple Fix Blocks His In-app Purchase Hack" The Mac Observer 4:48 PM
  • "Retina MacBook Pro wait time drops to 1-2 weeks" CNET News 8:57 AM
Price Trackers/Deals
  • "7HE CODE For iPhone and iPad Is Temporarily Available For Free (Normally $0.99)" Apple Sliced 9:18 AM
  • "HDX For iPhone Is Free Right Now (Previously $0.99)" Apple Sliced 9:18 AM
  • "Monster Soup For iPhone and iPad Is Free Today (Was $1.99)" Apple Sliced 9:18 AM
  • "MacBook Air Prices & Sales" MacPrices 7:37 AM
  • "iPad (2012) Prices & Sales" MacPrices 7:37 AM
  • "Apple Time Capsule Buyer's Guide -Up to $99 Off Currently Shipping Models" MacReviewZone 7:37 AM
  • "Apple AirPort Extreme Base Station Price Tracker -Prices From $109" MacReviewZone 7:37 AM
  • "iPad Closeout & Refurbished & Used Buyer's Guide -Prices Start At $237" MacReviewZone 7:38 AM
  • "Apple Friendly Product Guide -Best Selling iPod Accessories -From $19 To $350" MacReviewZone 7:38 AM
  • "PadGadget Daily App Deal – 7 iPad Apps on Sale" PadGadget 8:09 AM

  • "Apple Macbook Pro with Retina display review" Computeract!ve 12:04 PM
  • "iPad and Nexus 7 face off in torture test" CNET News 7:30 PM
  • "Who's Tougher: iPad Vs Nexus 7" PC Magazine 7:40 PM
  • "App comparison: iPad vs. Nexus 7 -- no clear winner" ZDNet 2:17 PM
  • "Lytro review" T3 7:50 AM
  • "Reviews: iBattz Mojo Armor 3400mAh Removable Battery Case for iPhone 4/4S" iLounge 2:50 PM
  • "Contour RollerMouse Free2 roller bar review" AppleTell 2:46 PM
  • "iRig Mix Review: The iRig Mix two-channel mixer is great for beginning, casual DJs who want to use their iOS devices to spin, scratch, and mix. Curious that it's only iPhone native." 148Apps 8:57 AM
  • "LaCie 2Big NAS offers 6TB of network storage" Macworld 8:14 AM
  • "STM Velo Laptop/iPad Bag for MacBook Air/Pro (Video Review)" Insanely Great Mac 7:49 PM
iPad/iPhone/iPod touch Apps
  • "iOS travel guides help Olympic visitors navigate London Review" Macworld 7:39 PM
  • "Get This App: Hipmunk" TechHive 8:27 AM
  • "Solar for iPhone: a minimal, gesture-driven weather app (hands-on)" The Verge 8:10 AM
  • "iOS Gems: Flickr, FlickrStackr, Flickr Studio + Adobe Revel" iLounge 8:14 AM
  • "Put that guidebook down, WeTrip brings real-time travel info to your iPhone" The Next Web 7:47 AM
  • "Knights of the Round Cable Review" Mac|Life 11:39 AM
  • "Appidemic: Follow the Rabbit for iPad, iPhone and iPod touch" AppleTell 8:03 AM
  • "Pocket Minions Review: Pocket Minions is a simulation game where players must build a tower to the sky, warding off dragons and general citizen unrest. However, it is marred by its need for in-app purchases." 148Apps 2:50 PM
  • "Sly Fox Review: Feeding this hungry fox is no easy feat, but thankfully it is a fun one! A commendable game - definitely something that players will want on the home screen." 148Apps 2:45 PM
  • "Nyan Cat: Lost In Space Review/The little Internet meme that could takes to the stars with surprisingly positive results." 148Apps 9:31 AM
  • "Hidden Galaxies: The Voyage Home Review/Getting excited about a hidden object game isn't always easy, but it's much easier when it's got vibrant graphics and some nifty interactive elements." 148Apps 8:22 AM
  • "Siri: The ultimate guide" iMore 2:47 PM
  • "iPhone 101: Switching sound off (or down)" TUAW 2:50 PM
  • "MacMost Now 738: Properly Ejecting External Drives" MacMost 9:19 AM
  • "The Clamshell iBook: Beautiful but Lacking" Low End Mac 9:31 PM
  • "Why An iPad Mini Will Crush Google's Nexus 7"  Forbes 7:36 PM
  • "Apple's Siri-ous Mistake: By restricting Siri to iPhone 4S and the new iPad, Apple has widened the market opening for Google Now and Android 4.1 Jelly Bean."  Computerworld 7:31 PM
  • "The Back Page: Google's Patent Plea for Permission to Pilfer" The Mac Observer 4:48 PM
  • "The iPad Mini Is Inevitable. This Chart Explains Why" Mashable 2:53 PM
  • "Apple vs. Samsung: Another Patent Slapfight, Another Exasperated Judge" AllThingsD 2:53 PM
  • "The frustrations of App Store licensing" Macworld 2:50 PM
  • "The Story of Steve Jobs: An Inspiration or a Cautionary Tale?" Wired 2:17 PM
  • "Who's the patent bully now? Apple or Samsung?" BetaNews 12:06 PM
  • "Don't look to Steve Jobs personality for leadership lessons, biographer: Doesn't stop Wired publishing article reflecting on lessons from biog and discussions with industry people" Macworld UK 10:56 AM
  • "The Macalope Daily: Institutionalized gambling" Macworld [Insider Content] 10:56 AM
  • "Steve Jobs Will Be Heard in E-Book Case: Walter Isaacson, the author of Steve Jobs' biography, has been subpoenaed by plaintiffs suing Apple over e-book price-fixing claims for his recordings of interviews with the late co-founder of the company. Lawyers say they need the recordings and other notes from interviews to help prove their case." Wall St. Cheat Sheet 10:49 AM
  • "Virtualization And The Apple Effect: Banking on black hats not targeting hypervisors was always a questionable idea. Now, it's downright dangerous." InformationWeek 10:36 AM
  • "Confirmed: The iPad isn't Good At What it isn't Good At." Tech.pinions 10:34 AM
  • "Steve Jobs felt an odd kinship with Mark Zuckerberg" Edible Apple 9:27 AM
  • "Advance Demand for Apple's Next iPhone 'Unprecedented'" PC Magazine 11:34 AM
  • "iPhone Sales Slow as Buyers Wait for Next Model" Mashable 8:23 AM
  • "Both Motorola and Apple appeal last month's dismissal ruling by Judge Posner" Android Authority 7:45 AM
  • "Is the Retina MacBook Pro best for new students?" ZDNet 7:47 AM
  • "Small Pipes and High Bills: Keeping Bandwidth Use in Check" TidBITS 4:59 PM
  • "How cybersecurity is like Star Trek's transporter" ZDNet 1:23 PM
  • "3 Great High-End Smartphones with Cheap, No-Contract Wireless Service" Techland 1:08 PM
  • "Why Amazon Shouldn't Be in the Hardware Business" Techland 1:08 PM
  • "Fear not, Linux admins: There are TOOLS to help you" The Register 1:04 PM
  • "Radiation damages electronics more than thought" TG Daily 1:02 PM
  • "Why You Shouldn't Get a Smartphone Right Now" PCWorld 11:24 AM
  • "Ten tips to get started with your Google Nexus 7 tablet" ZDNet 1:22 PM
  • "Marissa Mayer Has a Secret Weapon" Wired 1:18 PM
  • "Mayer was a yahoo as host: Yahoo! chief Marissa Mayer is far better at being a tech and biz whiz than a house host, according to sources." New York Post 11:17 AM
  • "Pushing the limits of virtual networking" InfoWorld 11:05 AM
  • "Farewell, old server, we knew ye well: Stalwart, uncomplaining, and brawny for its time, an old server spins its last after many years of faithful service" InfoWorld 11:05 AM
  • "Free and cheap ways to study for IT certifications: Use these tips for finding inexpensive study resources and getting hands-on experience" Computerworld 10:41 AM
  • "One Way To Avoid Cloud Outages: Don't take chances with data availability. An onramping solution can help keep your customers--and your IT staff--happy." InformationWeek 10:24 AM
  • "Can Google Make a Case for Hangouts?" AllThingsD 9:51 AM
  • "Is a backlash over Sparrow's sale to Google justified?" GigaOM 9:38 AM
  • "Travelers Left Behind Over 8,000 Mobile Devices At U.S. Airports" MacNews 9:19 AM
  • "You can teach a man to code, BUT...!" The PC Weenies [cartoon] 8:20 AM
Press Releases/Products/Public Relations
  • "Hands-On Preview of the TouchArcade App Universal Update" Touch Arcade 7:38 PM
  • "Here's What Apple Propoganda Looked Like In The '90's [Gallery] Cult of Mac 7:35 PM
  • "Dexim ClickStik iPhone stand w/ remote for snapping photos" Insanely Great Mac 2:43 PM
  • "Visiting London for the Olympics? There's an iOS app for that" ZDNet 2:11 PM
  • "mySkin iPhone App Connects You With The Right Skincare Products" TechCrunch 11:38 AM
  • "Shopping the Hair Color Aisle Just Got Easier: L'Oréal Paris Launches 'My L'Oréal Colorist' Mobile App to Help Women Find Their Perfect Shade" PRNewswire 10:42 AM
  • "RealPage® Unveils Mobile Version of Propertyware®" PRNewswire 10:42 AM
  • "History Here™ Location-Based App Now Available for iPhone" PRNewswire 10:42 AM
  • "'Jet Car Stunts' Universal Update Now Available" Touch Arcade 9:31 AM
  • "We've just launched a limited edition sleeve for the 15.4" Pro Retina. We weren't planning to, but after we received lot's of requests from people who claimed they couldn't find a decent sleeve out there for the 15.4" Retina we decided to go for it. This makes the sleeve pretty unique at this moment." Mujjo 9:19 AM
  • "Colligo Networks Adds iPhone and iPod Touch Support to Award-Winning SharePoint App for Apple iPad" PRWeb 8:55 AM
  • " Launches Their New App 'Childcare Finder' To Make the Search Process Easier and Quicker On the Go" PRWeb 8:55 AM
  • "Aerohive Ships Bonjour Gateway, an Apple Mobile Device Management Enrollment Solution and Two New 802.11n Access Points" Business Wire 8:55 AM
  • "iGills SE-35 offers more than just waterproof protection" Coolest Gadgets 8:13 AM
  • "Mistwalker Finally Releases First iOS Game 'Party Wave'" Touch Arcade 8:11 AM
  • "Learn How To Train Your Dinosaur In HungryAge" App Advice 8:03 AM
  • "Europe's Square, iZettle, Is Coming To Android, Testing First On Samsung Devices In Sweden" TechCrunch 7:48 AM
  • "iCelsius IP2 - The iPhone / iPad / iPod Inspection Probe" USBfever 7:37 AM
  • "Bluethooth Adapter for iPhone / iPad Speaker Dock Station with LED" USBfever 7:37 AM
  • "Adobe Reader Adds Text Annotations and Forms with Calculations" Best App Site 7:03 AM
  • "Rage Booth for iPhone and Android" prMac 2:53 PM
  • "True HDR now universal for iPad and iPhone" prMac 8:23 AM
  • "Theodolite AR Nav App Extends Intro Sale On New Movie Recording Feature" prMac 8:23 AM
  • "Rainy day? Stuck in a Hotel? Let's Play" prMac 8:23 AM
  • "myKegel 1.0 - Kegel Exercise Universal iOS App" prMac 8:14 AM
  • "The app Around The Clock has one mini-game for every hour" prMac 8:14 AM
  • "'Tap Tap Kids' releases 'Fantasy Music Box' - the dream app for children" prMac 7:03 AM
  • "Splat the Difference for iOS finally available, makes farty noises" prMac 7:03 AM
  • "Exploring the Solar System 1.0 for iPad: Interactive Guide for Kids 4-12" prMac 7:03 AM
  • "SwipEmail 5.0 is available - Email your contact info to the world" prMac 7:03 AM
  • "Cloud Outliner 1.0 for iOS: Outliner with iCloud and Evernote Sync" prMac 7:03 AM
  • "Ultimate code scanner - Barcode just released" prMac 7:03 AM
  • "Solar App for iPhone - Weather Has Never Been Cooler" prMac 7:03 AM
Computer Industry
  • "I.B.M. Is No Longer a Tech Bellwether" New York Times [Free/Paid Registration Required] 10:09 AM
  • "IBM mulls UK, Ireland staff cuts despite profit boom" ZDNet 1:24 PM
  • "IBM confirms dozens of UK layoffs" ZDNet 1:24 PM
  • "IBM announces customer tools to keep the CMO and CIO happy" ZDNet 1:22 PM
  • "Q&A: Ballmer's Tough Talk On Surface, Apple And Partners" CRN 10:40 AM
  • "Ballmer: Microsoft Not Giving An Inch To Apple" The Motley Fool 2:40 PM
  • "Microsoft's Ballmer Bets Big On Cloud, Mobility; Partners Want In" CRN 10:40 AM
  • "Microsoft lays out money-making options for Windows Store developers: Microsoft is swiping a play or two from rivals' app-store strategies as it presents would-be developers with a menu of ways to profit from Windows Store" InfoWorld 11:04 AM
  • "Windows 8 'bad' for desktop users - Gartner's one-word review" The Register 1:06 PM
  • "Gartner: Windows 8 for desktop users is, in a word, 'bad'" ZDNet 1:23 PM
  • "Windows 8: No 99 Cent Apps For You/Cheapest Windows 8 apps will be 50% more expensive than least costly Apple apps, Microsoft reveals." InformationWeek 10:23 AM
  • "Microsoft Windows Phone 8 Can Look Forward to Carrier Support: Report" eWeek 10:50 AM
  • "Can Mark Penn Fix Microsoft's Bing?" Forbes 10:58 AM
  • "Is Skype snooping on your conversations?" ZDNet 1:23 PM
  • "Dell wins U.S. antitrust approval to buy Quest Software" Reuters 2:37 PM
  • "Dell's ambitious cloud plans slip behind schedule: The company's schedule for launching an online analytics service has slipped until next year, and Dell no longer has a delivery date for a PaaS based on Microsoft's Azure" IDG News Service 11:05 AM
  • "Intel's Clover Trail chip isn't optimized for Android: New Atom processor is built for Windows 8 tablets; plans for supporting the Google OS are still unclear" IDG News Service 10:41 AM
  • "Cisco blends server with a twist of flash, tastes benchmark glory" The Register 1:05 PM
  • "European Commission Consults Public on Net Neutrality" IDG News Service 11:24 AM
  • "European Commission to consult on net neutrality plans" V3 1:10 PM
  • "Four companies prep wave of 60 GHz chips" EE Times 10:48 AM
  • "For Asia's tech giants, clouds before the windows" Reuters 10:07 AM
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Apple News
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  • "Sterne Agee Expects Light Revenue, But EPS Beat for Apple" The Mac Observer 2:43 PM
  • "Apple's Q3 earnings: The numbers to know" ZDNet 7:02 AM
  • "Apple Expectations Are Overly Dour" TheStreet 9:40 AM
  • "Apple Earnings Preview: Insights From Its Suppliers And The Road Ahead" Seeking Alpha 6:45 AM
  • "Planning For Apple Earnings Using Intel As A Gauge" Seeking Alpha 7:41 AM
  • "Apple competes with Treasury 'fearPad'" MarketWatch 6:44 AM
Industry News
  • "Microsoft, H-P among broad tech decliners" MarketWatch 4:53 PM
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  • "Stocks Recover, but Still End Lower on EU Woes" CNBC 4:54 PM
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  • "Skittish investors send stocks down 1%" CNNMoney 2:19 PM
  • "Spanish bailout fears to spark stock sell-off" CNNMoney 9:29 AM
  • "Canada stocks tumble; Nexen rallies on Cnooc deal" MarketWatch 2:31 PM
  • "Asia Stocks Fall for Second Day on China Slowdown, Greek Concern" Bloomberg 9:54 AM
  • "Asia Markets: Asia stocks slump on raging euro-zone fears/Hang Seng Index sinks 3%, led by sell-off in heavyweight HSBC" MarketWatch 9:44 AM
  • "European Stocks Sink Most in Three Months as Debt Crisis Returns" Bloomberg 2:20 PM
  • "Europe Markets: Europe stocks tank on Spain, Greece worries/Banks tumble; Royal Philips Electronics surges after earnings" MarketWatch 2:20 PM
  • "Fears Over Spain Depress Global Stocks" New York Times [Free/Paid Registration Required] 2:20 PM
  • "Spain worries send world markets tumbling" CNNMoney 2:19 PM
  • "Most active Nasdaq-traded stocks: Nasdaq's 10 most active stocks at the close of trading" Associated Press 7:40 PM
  • "Final Glance: Computer companies/Computer companies shares down at the close of trading" Associated Press 7:41 PM
  • "Midday Glance: Computer companies/Computer companies shares down at 1 p.m." Associated Press 2:37 PM
  • "Big tech stocks rally after early earnings reports" Associated Press 10:04 AM
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