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MacSurfer's Archive: Tuesday, July 31, 2012
 

 

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Friday Highlights: Reuters is reporting of snag in display production for the iPhone 6 which could delay the hotly anticipated iDevice; Jonny Evans put together an infographic to show what the demand is like for the new iPhone; ifoAppleStore takes an in-depth look at the lawsuit filed by retail employees over break denial, the details of which reveal "the minutiae of Apple Stores"; Apple now in talks with health insurance providers such as Humana, UnitedHealth, others, for HealthKit; Apple's CarPlay rollout is slowing down as automakers apparently "looking to include Android, which IHS says will dominate the market"; OS X Yosemite public beta 2 hit the Mac App Store on Thursday, reports in our OS X section; IT.Enquirer reviews Parallels Desktop 10; VentureBeat says Nuance's Dragon Dictate 4 is extremely good, nearly perfect, at what it claims to do; Ric Molina at Mac Gamer HQ says "more community" is what's missing from the Mac gaming scene; petition with over 10,000 signatures aims to push Apple into action addressing "widespread 2011 MacBook Pro failures"; in response to ruling, Apple suspends "Secret" app from Brazil App Store; Jose Pagliery at CNNMoney says Secret, supposedly anonymous, actually allowed postings to be traced to original poster; Apple's Maps app is one of the top 10 most popular apps in the US; iPhone has been issued an ALS ice bucket challenge...by the Samsung Galaxy S5; China Telecom lets leak iPhone 6 coming to the carrier.

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Apple/Macintosh
  • "Apple marketing chief takes to the stand, briefly: Apple SVP Phil Schiller took to the stand today for just a few minutes to talk about the company's product strategy in Apple's trial against Samsung."  CNET News 7:38 PM
  • "Apple designer describes company's 'kitchen table' in testimony: On the stand, an Apple designer Christopher Stringer recounts how the company takes a device from brainstorming to market, including sitting around a kitchen table." CNET News 7:38 PM
  • "Apple Designer: We've Been Ripped Off/Apple industrial designer Chris Stringer said on Tuesday that his team is offended by the degree to which Samsung and other phone makers have taken the ideas behind the iPhone. 'We've been ripped off,' Stringer said. 'It's plain to see.'"  AllThingsD 7:28 PM
  • "Apple designer: iPhone crafters are 'maniacal'" Reuters 8:18 PM
  • "Apple Designer Christopher Stringer Leads Off its Witnesses" WSJ Blogs 7:43 PM
  • "Apple to jury: iPhone changed everything—then Samsung built knockoffs" Ars Technica 7:28 PM
  • "Apple, Samsung launch salvos as smartphone trial heats up" Reuters 7:40 PM
  • "Judge chides Samsung for handing nixed evidence to media: After a judge denied Samsung's request to present specific evidence the company says shows that its phone design predates the iPhone, the South Korean manufacturer releases the information to the media." CNET News 7:37 PM
  • "Live: Samsung Says Apple Didn't Invent the Rectangle" AllThingsD 1:44 PM
  • "Apple and Samsung lock horns over patents" Financial Times [Paid Membership Required] 6:28 PM
  • "Apple's opening statement: Samsung said iPhone was 'easy to copy'" The Verge 1:44 PM
  • "A look inside Apple's kitchen table group: A 17-year veteran of Apple's small but powerful industrial design team provided a glimpse of the design process at Apple in the first testimony of the company's patent infringement case against Samsung." EE Times 9:15 PM
  • "Apple aims for salted earth in Samsung fight: As the high-stakes patent trial between Apple and Samsung Electronics moves into its second day Tuesday, one thing is clear: Apple is committed to waging total war. Like the Roman Empire in its victory over Carthage, Apple seems determined to salt the earth so that its competitor can never rise again."  CNNMoney 9:43 AM
  • "The 7 men and 3 women who will decide Apple v. Samsung: They include a social worker, a systems engineer and a would-be video game designer"  Fortune 7:25 AM
  • "Apple v. Samsung: What the jury was told/U.S. Judge Lucy Koh provided jurors with details about the case and its implications" IDG News Service 12:47 PM
  • "Apple v Samsung jury includes AT&T project manager: And there are three women amongst the ten jurors selected to decide the outcome of the Apple versus Samsung case" Macworld UK 7:52 AM
  • "Samsung confident of victory in patent battle with Apple" V3 8:38 AM
  • "Apple, Samsung Select Jury, Prepare to Face Off" PC Magazine 10:30 AM
  • "Samsung: Apple is being 'unreasonable' about rectangles/Chief Product Office complains: 'It is unreasonable that we're fighting over rectangles, that that's being considered as an infringement.'" Macworld UK 7:52 AM
  • "Apple v Samsung: day by day account of patent trial" Macworld UK 8:18 AM
  • "Isaacson fights outing of heart-to-heart chats with Steve Jobs: Biographer Walter Isaacson is fighting a subpoena to unlock his unpublished interviews with Steve Jobs in the Apple ebook price-fixing case." The Register 8:02 AM
  • "HTC withdraws another patent from second ITC case against Apple -- down from 8 to 2" Foss Patents 1:18 PM
OS X
News
  • "FTC backs $22.5 million Google settlement over Safari"  Reuters 6:06 PM
  • "Apple iTunes, App Stores experience outages" AppleInsider 6:18 PM
  • "Reminder: iWork.com Dies Today" Cult of Mac 8:31 AM
  • "Time To Enjoy Your Last Few Precious Hours With iWork.com" AppleBitch 3:32 PM
  • "Mountain Lion mauls through 3 million downloads in 4 days" Crave @ CNET 7:54 AM
  • "Apple releases Mac OS X 10.7.5 build, iCloud Control Panel beta to developer community" O'Grady's PowerPage 9:28 AM
  • "More than 50% of Mac users have upgraded to Mountain Lion - survey" Macworld UK 7:54 AM
AppleCare/Troubleshooting
  • "Safari 6 crashing in Mountain Lion: A rare combination of proxy settings and the popular password manager 1Password may result in Safari crashing." CNET Reviews 1:20 PM
  • "Mountain Lion and the ancient AirPort Base Station" Macworld 10:42 AM
Reviews/How-To/Tips
  • "Take a Memo: Ten Tips for Successful Voice Dictation" TidBITS 8:47 AM
  • "MacMost Now 742: Understanding Gatekeeper" MacMost 11:05 AM
  • "Bring Back Save As To Mountain Lion, Weep With Joy [OS X Tips] Cult of Mac 8:31 AM
  • "Stop OS X Mountain Lion from Automatically Downloading App and OS X Updates" OS X Daily 11:29 AM
  • "Maxthon for Mac Review" Mac|Life 4:01 PM
  • "Magic Desktop time-lapse desktop adds scenes, we look behind the curtain" TUAW 3:20 PM
  • "Portraiture 2 review: While the skin smoothing and line removal is good with an even finish, there is no dedicated pimple function in this face enhancing plug-in" Macworld UK 9:06 AM
  • "Review: Sony SpectraLayers Pro edits sound as no other" IT.Enquirer 7:55 AM
  • "Review: AudioEngine W3 wireless audio link" IT.Enquirer 11:16 AM
  • "Review: The Mac's Premier Hot Key Multi-tasking Keyboard Utility (that helps you type faster, more accurate)" BohemianBoomer 7:59 AM
  • "Dear Aunt TUAW: Let me help people fix their notes on Mountain Lion" TUAW 9:16 AM
  • "See the 6 Day Weather Forecast Quickly on iPhone from Notification Center" OS X Daily 12:48 PM
  • "Safari 6: two-finger pinch to view and select Tabs." Mac OS X Hints 9:43 AM
  • "Find if an application is from the Mac App Store" Mac OS X Hints 9:43 AM
  • "There's A Better Way To Clean And Manage The Clutter Of Your Mac's Desktop Files" Mac 360 7:58 AM
  • "Free: 4 Desktop Functions, One Click Each, For A More Productive Mac" TeraTalks 7:59 AM
  • "3 Ways To Use The Mac App That Reads Text To You In A Number Of Voices (and save the voice as an audio file)" NoodleMac 8:00 AM
  • "6 Easy Ways To Bring Internet Radio To Your Mac" Mac 360 8:00 AM
  • "Join The Latest Mac Photo Trend: Cookie Cutter Photo Cut Outs" McSolo 7:59 AM
Op/Ed
  • "Mountain Lion's AirPlay Mirroring + Reflection = infinite regress fun" TUAW 7:29 PM
  • "Mountain Lion Kills Battery Life Like Lion Did" Forbes 1:44 PM
  • "Mac App Store: 'Not Too Soon To Be Concerned'" MacStories 12:13 PM
  • "Why apps in Mountain Lion might need to see your address data" TUAW 8:44 AM
  • "How The Coolest New Feature In OS X Mountain Lion Could Cost You A Thousand Dollars (or more, or less)" Mac 360 7:57 AM
  • "Final Cut Pro X: Track Based Editing" FCPXtv 7:56 AM
Press Releases
  • "Google Chrome browser updated for Apple's Retina display MacBook Pro" AppleInsider 8:30 PM
  • "Mireth Technology updates NetShred X for Mountain Lion - Version 4.7.7 released" Mireth Technology 11:58 AM
  • "WinOnX Roars With OS X Mountain Lion Support" Business Wire 9:27 AM
  • "Ambrosia Software Releases EasyEnvelopes for Mac" prMac 7:29 AM
General Interest/Potpourri
  • "Amazon tops iTunes Match offer with more storage: Amazon tops iTunes Match offer with storage for 10 times more songs at same $25-per-year price" Associated Press 7:43 PM
  • "Apple design chief Sir Jonathan Ive: iPhone was 'nearly axed'/Apple's groundbreaking iPhone was nearly axed before it hit the shelves, its design chief Sir Jonathan Ive has revealed." Telegraph 7:55 AM
  • "DOJ must 'Prove' that Steve Jobs should be heard in ebook case" Macworld UK 8:36 AM
  • "The Daily Lays Off a Third of Its Staff" AllThingsD 6:04 PM
  • "The Daily iPad newspaper lays off a third of its staff" iDownload Blog 7:28 PM
  • "Android Slips As Apple Climbs" redOrbit 9:34 PM
  • "Russian Carrier On Apple's High iPhone Pricing: 'They're In Dictatorship Mode'" TechCrunch 8:51 AM
  • "FreedomPop Aims to Turn an iPod Touch into an iPhone, with a 4G Add-On" AllThingsD 8:29 AM
  • "FreedomPop Reveals New WiMax iPod Touch Case, Sheds Light On Data Pricing Plans" TechCrunch 8:30 AM
  • "FreedomPop turns your iPod Touch into an iPhone with free 4G" VentureBeat 8:50 AM
  • "Amazon Influences Consumers More Than Google (And Possibly Facebook And Apple)" Forbes 8:03 AM
  • "Hulu Plus Now Available on Apple TV" MacRumors 8:34 AM
  • "Hulu Plus app live on Apple TV" Engadget 8:34 AM
  • "Apple TV quietly gets Hulu Plus app" CNET Reviews 9:04 AM
  • "Apple TV Finally Adds Hulu Plus — Why It Took So Long, And Why It Makes Sense Now" TechCrunch 1:17 PM
  • "App Store infested with zombie software, claims analytics startup Adeven" GigaOM 4:36 PM
  • "App Store Boasts 600k Apps, But Only 1/3 Attract Buyers" PadGadget 4:36 PM
  • "Apple removes Hezbollah TV app from iTunes" CNET News 12:48 PM
  • "Mitt Romney to announce running mate on new iOS and Android app" The Verge 10:29 AM
  • "Obama Campaign Launches iOS App for Final Campaign Push" AllThingsD 7:45 AM
Non-Apple News
  • "FCC Forces Verizon to Allow Android Tethering Apps" The Mac Observer 5:00 PM
  • "Consumers no longer want to pay for games" TG Daily 12:56 PM
  • "Google wants WebM not H.264 for HTML5 video chat" ZDNet 1:19 PM
  • "Google May Soon Give Chromebook Users 100 GB Of Free Google Drive Storage" TechCrunch 12:48 PM
  • "Yahoo's New IntoNow 3.0 Recognizes Songs, Shares Still Images From TV" IDG News Service 11:26 AM
  • "VGA Bowing out of Homes, Lingering in the Workplace" IDG News Service 11:26 AM
  • "Betaworks Previews New Version of Digg" PC Magazine 11:23 AM
  • "Facebook Rolling Out 'Save for Later' Option" PC Magazine 11:22 AM
  • "Facebook will force Timeline on you by the fall" NBC News 11:19 AM
  • "Twitter rolls out clickable stock symbols" The Next Web 1:02 PM
  • "Box and Dropbox Come of Age in Cloud" New York Times [Free/Paid Registration Required] 11:00 AM
  • "HTML Access Control Busted By Security Researchers" InformationWeek 10:59 AM
  • "Computer hacking for 8-year-olds" CNN 10:36 AM
  • "Valve's Linux video games plan described as 'unethical'" BBC 10:21 AM
  • "Infineon freezes headcount, mulls 'further measures'" EE Times 10:42 AM
  • "Panasonic reaps profit gain, set to streamline further" Reuters 10:11 AM
  • "Japan's Toshiba beats forecasts on power system sales" Reuters 10:11 AM
  • "Uhuru platform spans .NET, open-source worlds" GigaOM 9:32 AM
  • "Samsung Music Hub release date: Streaming music service hits US" BGR 11:19 AM
  • "Google Reveals Possible Radial Styled Menus Coming to Android" Patent Bolt 9:24 AM
  • "Galaxy Nexus Sales Will Continue — For Now" AllThingsD 7:45 AM
Publications/Podcasts
  • "iBook Lessons: Take Control of iBooks Author" ["Cohen agreed to sit down with TUAW to talk about ebooks, the iBookstore, and creating books using the iBooks Author tool."] TUAW 12:13 PM
  • "Next-Gen iPhone Dock Offers Robotic Motion, Exciting Platform Potential" ["Q&A with Josh Guyot, Co-Founder and Creator of the Galileo"] Mashable 8:33 AM
  • "Engadget Mobile Podcast 147 - 07.31.2012" ["01:31:11 - Apple announces Q3 2012 earnings: $35 billion revenue, $8.8 billion in net profits; 01:39:48 - Apple v. Samsung court filings reveal Sony-inspired iPhone, kickstand-equipped iPad and other prototypes"] Engadget 8:05 AM
Hardware/Software
  • "iPhone 5 release date: September 12, Reports claim" Computerworld 7:56 AM
  • "iPhone 5 September release tipped again" Crave @ CNET 7:54 AM
  • "Now Reuters And Bloomberg Are Reporting Apple Will Announce The Next iPhone On September 12" Bloomberg 8:09 AM
  • "Estimating third and fourth quarter iOS shipments" asymco 8:50 AM
  • "iPad 'Mini' And iPad 'Nano' Merchandise And Books Start To Appear" AppleBitch 8:24 AM
  • "Low yield rates of in-cell touch panels might disrupt new iPhone delivery schedule and shipments, say rumors" DigiTimes 7:54 AM
Granted Apple Patents
  • "Apple Patent Is For Remote Access To Playlist Of A Media Player" MacNews 10:44 AM
  • "Apple Patent Is For Power Adapters, Charging Peripherals" MacNews 10:18 AM
  • "Apple Wins Patents for Wild 3D Gesturing, Autofocus & More" Patently Apple 8:59 AM
  • "Apple wins auto-focus speed, exposure metering camera patents" AppleInsider 8:24 AM
  • "Apple granted patent for predictive text input UI" AppleInsider 8:23 AM
Price Trackers/Deals
  • "City Maps 2Go For iPhone and iPad Is Temporarily Available For Free (Normally $0.99)" Apple Sliced 8:36 AM
  • "Train Conductor For iPhone and iPad Is Free Right Now (Previously $0.99)" Apple Sliced 8:36 AM
  • "Can For iPhone Is Free Today (Was $0.99)" Apple Sliced 8:36 AM
  • "MacBook Air Prices & Sales" MacPrices 7:56 AM
  • "MacBook Pro Prices & Sales" MacPrices 7:56 AM
  • "iPad Accessories Buyer's Guide -Best Selling Apple iPad Accessories -From $7 To $300 -Prices, Reviews And Information" MacReviewZone 9:15 AM
  • "Mac Compatible Printers... Prices Range From $27 To $450 -Best Selling -Prices, Deals, Reviews And Information" MacReviewZone 12:44 PM

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Reviews/How-To/Tutorials/Tips
Reviews
  • "TruGlide Duo Stylus Pen review" iMore 8:19 PM
  • "Adonit's Jot Touch pressure-sensitive iPad stylus shows incredible promise" Macworld 9:06 AM
  • "The Redesigned Dodocase Is Stronger, Better Suited For The New iPad" TechCrunch 1:17 PM
iPad/iPhone/iPod touch Apps
  • "GLBenchmark 2.5 Performance on iOS and Android Devices"  AnandTech 7:32 PM
  • "FileMaker, Emerging Development Platform for Small Business Intelligence" iPadCTO 9:42 AM
  • "Obama vs. Romney go app vs. app on iPhone" iMore 3:21 PM
  • "Mac News: Reviews: NOAA Hi-Def Radar Gives You the Straight Scoop" MacNewsWorld 8:44 AM
  • "Fanhattan for iOS adds HBO and Cinemax, still trying to be iPad's perfect video app" CNET News 10:09 AM
  • "Paper by FiftyThree Review: Drawing app offers artists brilliant brushes, but (for now) a few too many flaws" Macworld 8:36 AM
  • "Teach Your Kindergartener Music Theory With KinderBach – iPad App Review" PadGadget 1:22 PM
  • "Appidemic: Chemcraft: Periodic Table for iPhone, iPod touch" AppleTell 8:50 AM
  • "Never Forget To Send A Text with Next Messaging" Best App Site 7:57 AM
  • "Lola's Math Train for iPhone and iPad review" iMore 8:18 AM
  • "Checkers - 2 players brings simple, classical, gaming fun to iPad" iMore 8:18 AM
  • "'Knights of the Round Cable' Review - Sir Loop-De-Lot" Touch Arcade 2:42 PM
  • "'Captain Antarctica' Review - Eat Fish, Get Money" Touch Arcade 1:22 PM
  • "'Synesthetic' Review - A Psychedelic Musical Rollercoaster" Touch Arcade 11:19 AM
  • "'Fluxe' Review - A Puzzle Classic With a Clever Twist" Touch Arcade 8:42 AM
  • "E! Online Review: Celebrity fans will enjoy this celebrity news app from E!" 148Apps 9:16 AM
  • "Next Issue Review: Slick, gorgeous, and tantalizing pleasures available at your fingertips." 148Apps 10:19 AM
  • "Feed the Penguin Premium Review: Help the penguin find food in his spacious flat by solving logical problems." 148Apps 8:50 AM
  • "Over Review: Time to slap some stylish custom captions on those photos that have been collecting digital dust." 148Apps 2:21 PM
How-To/Tutorial
  • "How To Choose Your First Mac" Mactuts+ 8:44 AM
Tips
  • "Mossberg's Mailbox/Q: I am a retired person with an old iMac that is on its last legs. In about six months I plan to replace it with a MacBook Air, but currently my budget is very challenged. I use my computer mainly for email, Google and some note taking/writing. It has occurred to me that purchasing a $300 netbook with Windows Starter might be a good interim solution. Does that make sense?" WSJ.com [Paid Membership Required] 8:30 PM
  • "Streaming Audio with Apple TV and Airport Express" iLounge 2:22 PM
  • "Nine Steps You Can Take To Help Prevent 'Apple Picking' [iPhone, iPad Robberies] ZDNet 1:21 PM
Analysis/Commentary/Editorial/Opinion
  • "Has Apple Finally Found a New Use for Its Cash?" The Motley Fool 9:34 PM
  • "Design and Drama Mark First Day in Apple-Samsung Trial" New York Times [Free/Paid Registration Required] 7:43 PM
  • "MorphOS: Amiga Operating System Meets PowerPC Macs" Low End Mac 7:42 PM
  • "Top Apple Expert Weighs in on iPhone 5 [Video] Mashable 7:28 PM
  • "Phil Schiller re-iterates Apple doesn't ask consumers what they want" iDownload Blog 7:27 PM
  • "The Next iPhone & The Future of Apple" [Video Report] Bloomberg 7:27 PM
  • "Nexus 7, iPad comparison - Consumer Reports: Nexus 7 best cheap tablet" BGR 6:04 PM
  • "iPhone Fingerprints Take Mobile Payments Mainstream in 2013" The Mac Observer 3:32 PM
  • "Apple's AuthenTec Acquisition: More Than Just Mobile Payments" Forbes 11:27 AM
  • "Twitter, RIM, or Sprint: who should Apple buy?" The Verge 10:30 AM
  • "Can Romney's VP Announcement App Really Beat Twitter?" The Atlantic Wire 10:29 AM
  • "Siri, who's going to win the Apple v. Samsung suit?" Washington Post [Free Registration Required] 1:17 PM
  • "12 Things You Need to Know About the Apple vs. Samsung Patent Trial" IDG News Service 11:27 AM
  • "Jury for Samsung/Apple trial selected; Google engineer almost made the cut" Edible Apple 11:20 AM
  • "Apple-Samsung Case Hurts You, Me, The Economy: Both companies deserve our wrath as their patent trial gets under way. Why? They're propagating an intellectual property war with immense collateral damage."  InformationWeek 10:16 AM
  • "Where in the World Is the iPhone 5 Prototype? [Video] Mashable 1:19 PM
  • "The Three Words That Explain Why The iPhone 5 Is Going To Be A Monster Hit" Business Insider 9:25 AM
  • "In Soviet Russia Apple is dictatorship to carriers?" 9 to 5 Mac 9:16 AM
  • "Apple Just Told Everyone Not To Buy An iPhone For Two Months" Business Insider 9:04 AM
  • "There's No Way Apple Can Blame 'Rumors' For Weak iPhone Sales This Quarter" Business Insider 8:34 AM
  • "Make No Mistake: The Future Of Apple Depends On The iPhone 5"  Business Insider 12:09 PM
  • "The Fate of the iPhone 5: Rumors has it Apple will release a new iPhone in September and the company must nail the launch to remain a leader."  PC Magazine 9:58 AM
  • "Apple iPhone 5: Reading the Tea Leaves" TheStreet 9:47 AM
  • "iPhone 5 Launch ... Is Apple Too Tied to Wall Street?" 24/7 Wall St. 8:31 AM
  • "This Musician's iPad Has Utterly Changed The Way He Teaches, Learns, And Practices Music" Cult of Mac 8:25 AM
  • "Apple Is Screwed Because The iPhone 5 Looks Like (drum roll please)... An iPhone" PixoBebo 7:58 AM
  • "Next Generation iPhone Launch Event Confirmed Beyond All Recognition" AppleBitch 7:57 AM
  • "Recent Apple Ads Have Been On The Wrong Kind Of Roll" App Advice 6:30 PM
  • "Here's Proof That Apple's Latest Mac Ads Aren't Its Worst Ads Ever" Business Insider 2:44 PM
  • "Latest Apple Mac ad lacks creativity" Examiner 1:19 PM
  • "The best Apple advertisements" Stemmings 11:59 AM
  • "Why Apple's New Ads Are Stupid, and Why They May Backfire" Kirkville 8:35 AM
  • "Siri is so aloof; Saga wants to get to know you" GigaOM 7:44 AM
Non-Apple
  • "Google Kills the Nexus Q, Plans to 'Make It Even Better'" Tapscape 6:06 PM
  • "Microsoft Office 2013"s Biggest Risk Could be its Visual Design" Tech.pinions 2:17 PM
  • "With 'bring your own,' a PC isn't just another device" CNET News 2:35 PM
  • "Cloud computing: 10 ways it will change by 2020" ZDNet 1:19 PM
  • "Effectiveness of spam filters slipping" V3 1:04 PM
  • "10 Unwritten Laws of Web Etiquette" tecca 1:00 PM
  • "The perils of updating your smartphone OS" TG Daily 12:56 PM
  • "Mobile malware cases nearly triple in first half of 2012, says NetQin: In June, 3.7 million phones became infected with malware" IDG News Service 11:28 AM
  • "Why users don't often upgrade software when they should: Survey finds users ignore update reminders and eschew 'new' features" CSO 11:03 AM
  • "10 top colleges for tech CEOs/Surprise: The No. 1 pick isn't Harvard, Stanford, or MIT" Network World 11:03 AM
  • "10 file-sharing options: Dropbox, Google Drive, and more/Sharing files with one or more colleagues can still be a hassle. We look at 10 online services that aim to make it easier" Computerworld 11:03 AM
  • "Social Media, Mobile Technology, Cloud Converging: Gartner" eWeek 10:44 AM
  • "Is the market for personal printers dying?" Computerworld 10:38 AM
  • "Distracted walking injuries quadruple in last seven years" CBS News 10:32 AM
  • "The Death Of 'Open': Apple controls everything from your hands to your head. Google and Microsoft are moving in that direction, too. Here's what the end of tech populism means for the mobile ecosystem." InformationWeek 10:14 AM
  • "7 essential Android apps for college students" tecca 11:19 AM
  • "Why I might switch from an iPhone to an Android smartphone" Houston Chronicle 10:58 AM
  • "Free Android apps could hijack your phone" CNET News 10:07 AM
  • "Twitter Miraculously Discovers the 'Cashtag,' and I Don't Like It, Not One Bit" Minyanville 10:00 AM
  • "Microsoft's Big Surface Error: Leading with Consumer Tablets" MacPrices 12:44 PM
  • "With 'bring your own,' a PC isn't just another device" CNET News 12:10 PM
  • "Why I (still) fear Android" BetaNews 10:19 AM
  • "Smartphones Overtaking Computers In 2012, But So What?" MacNews 8:46 AM
  • "The End of Cable TV? How Everyone Will Watch Television In The Future" ReadWriteWeb 8:42 AM
  • "Is the market for personal printers dying? Online storage and presentation may make the desktop printer a thing of the past." Computerworld 7:54 AM
Press Releases/Products/Public Relations
  • "Digg v1 for iPhone hits the App Store" iMore 9:35 PM
  • "Inkling now available for iPhone" TUAW 8:17 PM
  • "American Booksellers Association and Barnes & Noble Seek Voice In Department of Justice Case on eBook Pricing and Distribution: Joint Motion Filed in New York Federal Court Argues Undermining Agency Model Will Hinder Competition and Hurt Consumers" Business Wire 4:33 PM
  • "Socialvest Launches iPhone App for Cause-Based Mobile Shopping" Marketwire 1:42 PM
  • "Pilots: Get Ready to Use Your iPhone as a Heads-Up Display" Wired 1:18 PM
  • "Gmail iOS app updated with smoother animations & the ability to save picture attachments" 9 to 5 Mac 11:58 AM
  • "EverClip and EverWebClipper 2.0" MacStories 11:18 AM
  • "Apptrace Beta Launches, Company Says 400,000 iOS Apps Get No Love" App Advice 10:39 AM
  • "ProJive XLR from Cable Jive brings XLR input to iOS devices" Insanely Great Mac 10:16 AM
  • "A Billion Dollar Profit Idea for Apple That Puts Americans to Work" Business Wire 9:27 AM
  • "Summer Travel: FlightView Launches Version 2.0 of iPhone Travel App" Business Wire 9:27 AM
  • "From Mocktails to Top-shelf Liquor: Top 5 Specialty Drink Apps for iPad" PadGadget 9:26 AM
  • "Sonnet Announces Echo™ Express SE Thunderbolt™ Expansion Chassis for PCIe Cards" Sonnet Technologies 9:25 AM
  • "Inkling Debuts Version 3.0, Bringing Its Interactive E-Books To The iPhone" TechCrunch 8:30 AM
  • "iPad publisher Inkling expands to iPhone" paidContent 8:29 AM
  • "PDFpen for iPad Adds Jot Touch Pressure Sensitivity Support" The Mac Observer 8:17 AM
  • "TomTom offers up iPhone, Android hands-free car kits" Electronista 8:15 AM
  • "It's No Instapaper, But You Can Now Save Posts For Later In Facebook For iPhone And iPad" App Advice 8:14 AM
  • "Tonara puts sheet music on technology's center stage (otherwise known as the iPad)" VentureBeat 8:11 AM
  • "Developers, Want To Make Better Sense Of The iOS Ecosystem? Apptrace Could Help" TechCrunch 8:08 AM
  • "Yahoo is coming for your iPads, via your TVs" VentureBeat 8:10 AM
  • "Yahoo's IntoNow Updates Its iPad App With Music Syncing, TV Screen Captures, And Group Chat" TechCrunch 8:08 AM
  • "Saga for iOS and Android: a virtual assistant to help improve your quality of life" The Verge 8:07 AM
  • "The Power of Poo with GreenHound 1.0 for iOS" prMac 10:39 AM
  • "GroupLogic Introduces mobilEcho 4.0, Giving Access to SharePoint Servers" prMac 9:43 AM
  • "Keeping Track of the Use of Mobile Data with 4Glob" prMac 9:43 AM
  • "Secure Erase of Data on iPad with the new ProtectStar iShredder 2 PRO HD" prMac 9:04 AM
  • "True HDR now universal for iPad and iPhone" prMac 7:30 AM
  • "Theodolite AR Nav App Extends Intro Sale On New Movie Recording Feature" prMac 7:30 AM
  • "The app Around The Clock has one mini-game for every hour" prMac 7:30 AM
  • "SwipEmail 5.0 is available - Email your contact info to the world" prMac 7:30 AM
  • "Splat the Difference for iOS finally available, makes farty noises" prMac 7:30 AM
  • "Solar App for iPhone - Weather Has Never Been Cooler" prMac 7:29 AM
  • "Rainy day? Stuck in a Hotel? Let's Play" prMac 7:29 AM
  • "myKegel 1.0 - Kegel Exercise Universal iOS App" prMac 7:29 AM
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  • "Exploring the Solar System 1.0 for iPad: Interactive Guide for Kids 4-12" prMac 7:29 AM
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  • "GoodReader for iPad and iPhone Adds Microsoft SkyDrive Support" prMac 7:28 AM
  • "Word Frazzle! - Addictive Word Game Released by Apps On The Move" prMac 7:28 AM
  • "Argus Pegleg and the Treasure of Eyepatch Island sails onto iPhone/iPad" prMac 7:28 AM
  • "Perfect Pill Reminder for iPhone - Remember to take your medication" prMac 7:28 AM
  • "Drum Loops HD Lets iOS Users Add a Live Drummer To GarageBand" prMac 7:28 AM
  • "Agent Express Lets Users Manage Detailed Sales Data On The Go" prMac 7:28 AM
Computer Industry
  • "Microsoft targets Gmail with Outlook.com" TG Daily 12:56 PM
  • "Microsoft: Gmail rival Outlook.com will 'look good on your iPad'" The Register 12:58 PM
  • "Microsoft unleashes Outlook.com as Hotmail successor" V3 1:04 PM
  • "Microsoft reinvents Hotmail as Outlook" CNNMoney 2:07 PM
  • "Microsoft Replacing Hotmail Email Service" WSJ.com [Paid Membership Required] 1:08 PM
  • "Microsoft launches Outlook.com for personal email" Seattle Times 12:02 PM
  • "Microsoft Reboots Mail Service, Calls It Outlook; Attacks Clutter, Adds Social" TechCrunch 12:48 PM
  • "A guided tour of the new Outlook.com" ZDNet 1:18 PM
  • "Hands-On With Outlook.com, Microsoft's Snazzy New Challenge to Gmail" Wired 1:14 PM
  • "Microsoft adds Facebook-friend tagging to Bing searches" CNET News 10:07 AM
  • "Microsoft's Google Glass rival" CNNMoney 2:07 PM
  • "NEC first-quarter net loss shrinks" MarketWatch 9:42 AM
  • "IBM Launches Advanced Threat Detection Appliances: Security monitoring devices help enterprises reduce risk by controlling the applications, sites, and online services accessed by employees." InformationWeek 10:13 AM
  • "New IBM Network Security Appliance Launched" eWeek 10:44 AM
  • "IBM unveils XGS 5000 Intrusion Prevention System" V3 1:04 PM
  • "Dell SecureWorks Launches Threat Resource Center" eWeek 10:44 AM
  • "HP unveils all-SSD option for 3PAR storage array: A new version of the 3PAR P10000 platform can be configured entirely with SSDs or with some spinning disks" IDG News Service 11:28 AM
  • "Hard-Drive Views Mean Hard Times for Chips: Seagate's downbeat view means Intel and AMD could see challenges." Barron's 2:16 PM
  • "Intel executive hosts pre-show conference detailing ultrabook symposium" DigiTimes 10:41 AM
  • "Intel continues move into smartphones with 3G system-on-a-chip: Chipmaker touts low total cost of ownership, simplified design" Network World 11:29 AM
  • "Cisco completes acquisition of video software company NDS" ZDNet 1:19 PM
  • "Cisco names BIG Awards finalists: Six of the best British start-ups will vie for $200,000-worth of funding" Techworld 12:52 PM
  • "Cisco embraces Olympic IT challenge: CEO John Chambers says the Olympics are the most complex networking event in the world and that Cisco can handle it." [Video Report] CNNMoney 2:25 PM
  • "Oracle CRM on Demand update focuses on industries: There is no end in sight for CRM on Demand despite the arrival of Fusion CRM, according to an executive" IDG News Service 11:03 AM
  • "Top Technology Job Trends of 2012 Include Social Media, HTML5, jQuery, Hadoop and PaaS" Forbes 10:56 AM
  • "Venture capitalists heart software" ZDNet 1:20 PM
Finances (Click heading for current Apple Stock price.)
Apple News
  • "Apple may be considering stock split: Bernstein"  Reuters 9:56 AM
  • "Apple: Street Ponders iPhone, iPad Clues" Barron's 7:43 PM
  • "Why Apple's shares bounced back from last week's fall" Fortune 8:02 AM
  • "Look Inside the iPhone - Not Inside Apple" [Video Report] TheStreet 12:10 PM
  • "Cirrus Shares Soar on Hopes for Apple Devices" WSJ.com [Paid Membership Required] 10:55 AM
  • "Apple captive Cirrus gagged" EE Times 10:43 AM
Industry News
  • "Apple, Micron rise; Seagate, Facebook slip: Nasdaq slips, but ends month with slight gain; social shares fall" MarketWatch 3:56 PM
  • "U.S. stocks fall, but end month with gains: Dow industrials end July with gains for ninth month in 10" MarketWatch 3:56 PM
  • "Anxious Markets Trend Lower in July Finale" FOXBusiness 2:04 PM
  • "U.S. Stocks Decline As Investors Await Fed Decision" Bloomberg 2:04 PM
  • "Stocks Tread Water Ahead of Fed Decision" TheStreet 3:57 PM
  • "Stocks: Investors hit pause ahead of Fed, ECB" CNNMoney 9:33 AM
  • "Dow Ends Day Down, but Up for Month" WSJ.com [Paid Membership Required] 3:58 PM
  • "Stocks: Investors await central bank meetings" CNNMoney 9:33 AM
  • "Canada stocks struggle; Inmet 2Q profit soars 74%" MarketWatch 2:16 PM
  • "U.K. stocks end lower as BP earnings sink: Banks under pressure; miners push higher" MarketWatch 2:05 PM
  • "Asia Stocks Cap Biggest Four-Day Gain This Year on Stimulus Bets" Bloomberg 9:44 AM
  • "Asia Markets: Asia stocks extend rally as Shanghai falls again/Shanghai stocks end July with 5.5% loss; Sydney climbs 4.3%" MarketWatch 9:36 AM
  • "Europe Stocks End Strong July on Down Note" WSJ.com [Paid Membership Required] 1:08 PM
  • "European Stocks Drop as Earnings Trail Forecasts; BP, UBS Fall" Bloomberg 9:44 AM
  • "Europe Markets: Europe stocks drop ahead of central-bank meetings/Shares of UBS drop 6% after earnings miss estimates" MarketWatch 2:05 PM
  • "Most active Nasdaq-traded stocks: Nasdaq's 10 most active stocks at the close of trading" Associated Press 6:26 PM
  • "Final Glance: Computer companies/Computer companies shares mixed at the close of trading" Associated Press 6:20 PM
  • "Midday Glance: Computer companies/Computer companies shares mixed at 1 p.m." Associated Press 2:26 PM
  • "4 Tech Stocks Set to Shine" TheStreet 2:08 PM

 
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