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MacSurfer's Archive: Wednesday, August 8, 2012
 

 

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Wednesday Highlights: iAd platform expanding in 70 more countries, Business Insider's Lara O'Reilly says the news reveals "Apple is becoming an e-commerce beast"; stats from Kantar Worldpanel good news for Apple's bottom line as iPhone 6 sales big world-wide; iOS sees share growth in Europe, more in our Apple/Macintosh section; Alibaba and Apple being seen as heaven-made marriage, pitting "both companies against Beijing"; GT Advanced called relationship with Apple "unsustainable"; class action lawsuit filed against Apple over faulty 2011 MacBook Pro graphics; Yosemite adoption impacting Windows; Macworld explains how to downgrade to iTunes 11 from iTunes 12; if you're getting annoyed with call-forwarding from your iPhone to Mac, Wired shows how to turn it off; MCX issues explanation to deflect criticism of their merchants disabling NFC over Apple Pay; group says any merchant can choose Apple Pay support, but if choose to go with CurrentC they must do so exclusively — reports aplenty in our General Interest, and Op/Ed sections; exec says Apple SIM not likely to be used in iPhones any time soon; the Federal Communications Commission has placed a proposal on the table that will open up a la carte TV channels streamed over the internet; Apple reveals iOS 8 is now on 52% of iDevices; iPad Air 2 reviews from Business Insider, Cult of Mac; iPad mini 3 reviews at Macworld UK and Cult of Mac; Fast Company, Engadget take Apple Pay for a one week spin.

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Apple/Macintosh
  • "How Even Apple's 'Weak' Businesses Are Kicking Tail And Taking Names: Apple didn't sell nearly as many iPhones last quarter as Wall Street thought it should, and that misdeed knocked a chunk off its share price. Does this mean those 372 Apple stores are slacking off? Hardly. If every retailer did such a bad job, we could probably kiss the recession goodbye."  Seeking Alpha 4:04 PM
  • "Apple pounces on Samsung doc as proof of 'slavish copy' claims: Apple presented a massive 132-page internal Samsung document that showed the South Korean firm comparing every inch of the iPhone with its early Galaxy S phone in its patent ruckus yesterday."  The Register 6:42 AM
  • "Samsung's 2010 Report Says Its Galaxy Would Be Better if It Were Just More Like the iPhone"  AllThingsD 7:04 AM
  • "Apple Says Samsung Document Shows Application Icons Copy IPhone" Bloomberg 6:50 AM
  • "Apple's case that Samsung copied the iPhone and iPad—in pictures" Ars Technica 8:54 AM
  • "Why Apple's 'Smoking Gun' Evidence Doesn't Prove Samsung Copied: New evidence from inside Samsung appears to prove that Samsung copied Apple's ideas. By itself, however, it proves very little."  Datamation 2:37 PM
  • "Typo in expert report lead to spat between Samsung, Apple: An Australian Federal Court judge advised Samsung's attorney to reconsider allegations she made against Apple" IDG News Service 7:29 AM
  • "Apple Hit With Patent Lawsuit in China Over FaceTime Feature" IDG News Service 6:46 AM
  • "Apple's Fancy New Social Play: As Facebook and Google reap rewards in social media, is Apple looking on with envy? Perhaps, and now it may be ready to do something about it. The Mac maker is reportedly interested in buying up The Fancy, a social commerce site often compared to Pinterest. This follows talks that the company is also contemplating a big Twitter buy-in." MacNewsWorld 7:54 AM
  • "As verdict on ebook pricing settlement nears, Apple gets 5 pages to respond to DOJ" paidContent 2:36 PM
  • "Consumer interest in an Apple TV set running high" CNET News 6:47 AM
OS X
News
  • "Apple's Reconsidering Their Security Measures After Epic Hack" The Atlantic Wire 6:49 AM
  • "Apple and Amazon review security after hack" Telegraph 7:01 AM
  • "Apple and Amazon respond to account security concerns" iMore 7:29 AM
  • "Apple, Amazon Close Holes that Allowed Honan Hack" Tom's Hardware 4:04 PM
  • "Apple halts over-the-phone password reset after iCloud hack" Crave @ CNET 6:46 AM
  • "Hiccups in Apple's iCloud after yesterday's hack of hapless hack" The Register 2:32 PM
  • "Apple to make phone identity verification stronger after Wired hack" Los Angeles Times [Paid Membership Required] 11:00 AM
  • "Apple freezes over-the-phone password resets" SlashGear 6:40 AM
  • "AppleSeed and Mac Developers to get Mac OS 10.8.1 in coming days" 9 to 5 Mac 3:07 PM
  • "Apple Preparing to Seed Developers with First Build of OS X 10.8.1" MacRumors 3:55 PM
  • "Mountain Lion Found to Reduce Battery Life By 38%" iClarified 2:44 PM
  • "Adobe Creative Suite flagged as dangerous by Mountain Lion: Older versions of Adobe Creative Suite has been flagged as dangerous by Mountain Lion due to new security feature, Gatekeeper." Macworld UK 6:52 AM
  • "Is a font fix for Word 2011 on a Retina display really this easy?" OfficeforMacHelp 7:23 AM
AppleCare/Troubleshooting
  • "Mountain Lion Mail Perturbs Sending Behavior"  TidBITS 6:36 AM
  • "Fix OS X Mail creating multiple 'Recovered Messages'" CNET Reviews 2:32 PM
  • "Don't like Mountain Lion's Notification Center? Quit it" CNET Reviews 2:32 PM
Reviews/How-To/Tips
  • "Mountain Lion Makes Your Mac a Bit More Like an iPad" Low End Mac 8:01 AM
  • "How to Enable PHP in Mountain Lion" Low End Mac 3:59 PM
  • "How to Use AirPlay Mirroring in OS X Mountain Lion" LAPTOP Magazine 8:38 AM
  • "Mirroring for The Rest of Us? [AirParrot v1.43] YMP Now 2:25 PM
  • "System Preferences in OS X 10.8, Mountain Lion: Bluetooth" eXtensions 10:03 AM
  • "Wunderkit review: Friendly project management tool Wunderkit is easy for family and friends, while powerful enough for work" Macworld UK 11:01 AM
  • "MacMost Now 745: Using Reminders in OS X" MacMost 8:39 AM
  • "Apple/Amazon got you spooked? Here's 6 ways to protect your data." Mike McHargue 10:33 AM
  • "Test Password Strength & Generate Strong Passwords in Mac OS X" OS X Daily 2:43 PM
  • "Use OS X to help you create strong passwords" MacDailyNews 11:24 AM
  • "Force Mac OS X to Automatically Reconnect to VPN" Lifehacker 10:05 AM
  • "Open a file from within Quick Look with an application other than the default" Mac OS X Hints 9:56 AM
  • "Keyboard shortcut for share panels in Mountain Lion" Mac OS X Hints 9:56 AM
  • "Be notified by Mail only for a specific mailbox" Mac OS X Hints 9:56 AM
  • "Protect A Flash Or External Drive With Encryption In Mountain Lion [OS X Tips] Cult of Mac 8:38 AM
  • "What's Wrong With PDF Files? They're Fat, Heavy, Overweight. Put Your PDFs On A Diet With PDF Squeezer" Mac 360 6:35 AM
  • "Review: When Free Is Not Free. A Minimalist Word Processor Comes To The Mac" TeraTalks 6:35 AM
  • "There's A Better Way To Search The Web. Keywords, Multiple Search Engines, All In Safari" NoodleMac 6:36 AM
  • "How to Find The Photos That Got Lost In The Attachments Of Your Email Account" McSolo 6:35 AM
  • "How To Lock Down Your Mac To Prevent Unwanted Access, Sound An Alarm (and grab a photo of the bad guy)" Mac 360 6:35 AM
  • "The Only Way To Clean Up Messy Text In Documents: Manual And Sweat, Or TextSoap" BohemianBoomer 6:35 AM
  • "Why You Need To Use The Coolest Mac Menubar Utility Ever (and what it does to your screen)" PixoBebo 6:34 AM
Op/Ed
  • "Instacast Sync Follow-Up" Vemedio 7:13 PM
  • "Apple's Mountain Lion OS keeps crashing my iMac, and raises BYOD questions" Network World 4:25 PM
  • "Updated Mountain Lion discussion includes Apple feedback links; more about bugs and confusion involving AutoSave, Save As and user interface changes; AVCHD/Finder issues; Gatekeeper; wireless audio/AirPlay; Safari 6; sync; iCloud and Apple IDs; compatibility issues; Notifications; mail servers; plus various other experiences and notes." MacInTouch 3:58 PM
  • "Ted Landau's User Friendly View: Apple's Safari 6 RSS Blunder" The Mac Observer 12:47 PM
  • "Why I'm Living in the Cloud and Never Coming Back" Mobiledia 11:00 AM
  • "Making the Cloud Safe for Consumers: Time for Apple to Step Up"  Tech.pinions 10:07 AM
  • "Reasons Mac Market Share Will Continue To Beat The Overall Industry" MacNews 8:51 AM
  • "The Username/Password System Is Broken: Here Are Some Ideas for Fixing It" Techland 7:27 AM
Press Releases
  • "TimeCache 9.0: Comprehensive time and expense tracking solution for individuals and workgroups. Intuitive, flexible, powerful. Updated to version 9.0.1 on August 8, 2012" PandaWare 7:12 PM
  • "Apple Updates Printer Drivers for Samsung, HP, FujiXerox" The Mac Observer 7:10 PM
  • "NextAdvisor.com Announces Launch Of Mac Security Software Category" PRNewswire 8:51 AM
  • "Thursby ships OS X Mountain Lion Mac-Windows integration software" prMac 6:46 AM
  • "LinkOptimizer for InDesign Is Now Available on the New Adobe Exchange" prMac 6:46 AM
  • "Enterprise Device Alliance Members Deliver Mac Mountain Lion Support" prMac 6:46 AM
General Interest/Potpourri
  • "Former Apple ad man Ken Segall talks Steve Jobs, simplicity in Time interview" AppleInsider 8:39 PM
  • "Data suggests iOS may be the most popular gaming platform of all time: iOS device sales crush consoles and handheld devices, offering a broader user base."  Ars Technica 2:44 PM
  • "Survey: 49% interested in an Apple TV, but not for $1,500/At that price, the percentage of willing buyers drops to 12%"  Fortune 10:29 AM
  • "People Want A Real Apple Television, But Only If The Price Is Right" App Advice 2:42 PM
  • "Android and iOS Surge to New Smartphone OS Record in Second Quarter, According to IDC"  Business Wire 8:23 AM
  • "IDC: Android and iOS now power record 85% of all smartphones shipped, as RIM hits 3-year low" The Next Web 6:49 AM
  • "Android, iOS Devices See Record Shipments" PC Magazine 10:35 AM
  • "Apple, Samsung U.S. smartphone sales jump 43 percent" CNET News 8:38 AM
  • "Tablets Most Often Used at Home...Duh While a large number of mobile searches take place in cars" AdWeek 8:37 AM
  • "China market: iPad occupies over 72% of 2Q12 tablet sales" DigiTimes 10:25 AM
  • "iPad grabs more than 70 percent of China's tablet users" CNET News 9:30 AM
  • "iPad Selling Like Hotcakes in China" PadGadget 2:43 PM
  • "iPad estimated to be cornering nearly 73% of Chinese tablet market" Engadget 4:29 PM
  • "iPad just barely beats out Kindle Fire in customer satisfaction survey" BGR 9:27 AM
  • "iPad Gets Gold Medal in Customer Satisfaction" Mashable 10:04 AM
  • "Apple, Amazon Dominate Online Space For 'Brown' Goods" MacNews 9:27 AM
  • "Dream Team Of Children's TV Producers Create PlaySquare, 'Touchable TV' For The iPad" TechCrunch 2:38 PM
  • "Google bolsters voice search app for iPhone" Reuters 2:31 PM
  • "Wozniak: 'I want to feel that I own things'" Forbes 6:40 AM
  • "Web reacts to Wozniak's grim cloud warning" AFP 11:55 AM
  • "NASA's $2.5bn Curiosity rover: An Apple PowerBook on wheels" The Register 11:35 AM
  • "Dish to customers: Watch 'Mad Men' on iTunes" Chicago Tribune [Free Registration Required] 4:15 PM
  • "Chinese tech players take aim at Apple's talking tech: Can the Speech Industry Alliance of China hurt Apple, Siri?" The Register 11:35 AM
  • "Major College Football Teams Join a Growing Number of NFL Teams Adopting The iPad" Cult of Mac 10:04 AM
  • "YouTube dropped from iPhone-iPad operating system" AFP Relax News 6:49 AM
  • "Quick-thinking Apple staff saves woman from kidnapper" Macworld UK 7:27 AM
  • "Binoculars and iPhone Give Pro Cameras Stiff Competition at Olympics" Wired 6:42 AM
  • "You Can Do 'All On iPad,' Says New Apple Ad" App Advice 7:01 AM
  • "Sprint Cuts iPhone 4S Prices by $50, Fueling iPhone 5 Talk" eWeek 4:18 PM
  • "Sprint: Bold iPhone Move, Fitch Affirms Rating, Outlook Negative" Seeking Alpha 2:37 PM
  • "Sprint Slashes iPhone 4S Price To $150" redOrbit 8:54 AM
  • "And Here To Introduce The New Yorker For iPhone Are Some Mad Men And Girls!" App Advice 7:01 AM
  • "Triathlon Swimmer's Pants Stolen, Uses Find My iPhone, Retrieves iPhone And Wallet" Cult of Mac 7:03 AM
  • "Get your Verizon data 'Animal Style' with $150/month 20GB secret menu plan" 9 to 5 Mac 10:24 AM
Non-Apple News
  • "A Visit to Sprint's Phone Testing Labs" Techland 12:12 PM
  • "EMC taps ex-CIA director for board post" V3 11:28 AM
  • "Toshiba unveils 1TB per platter hard disks" V3 11:28 AM
  • "Aereo promises live TV on mobile devices" USA Today 11:26 AM
  • "Foldable NFC keyboard could tempt Android users: Japanese firm touts time-saving silicone peripheral" The Register 11:25 AM
  • "Skyrim update coming to PS3, 360 this week" TG Daily 11:21 AM
  • "Galaxy Note II may have flexible display" TG Daily 11:20 AM
  • "Lenovo Drops a Super-Light Biz Ultrabook" PC Magazine 10:47 AM
  • "MetroPCS Unveils First U.S. Voice Over LTE Service, Phone" PC Magazine 10:47 AM
  • "Google self-driving cars clock up 300,000 miles" V3 11:27 AM
  • "Google spreadsheets gains lockdown feature" CNET News 9:58 AM
Publications/Podcasts
  • "Honan hacked! Download Episode #314" Macworld 2:44 PM
  • "TUAW TV Live at 5 PM: Blogging tools overview" TUAW 2:42 PM
  • "5by5 | The Critical Path #49: Fly me to the Moon" asymco 2:42 PM
  • "Mark Fuccio On Tech in Logistics, Changing Startup Challenges andKickstarter" MacVoicesTV 2:27 PM
  • "Watch Steve Jobs' ad man Ken Segal talk for over an hour about the simplicity of Apple [Video] 9 to 5 Mac 9:38 AM
Hardware/Software
  • "Apple's New Dock Connector Even Smaller Than Originally Thought" MacRumors 10:06 AM
  • "iPhone 5 set for extra row of icons on taller home screen" Crave @ CNET 6:46 AM
  • "iPhone 5 screen resolution confirmed? SDK hack outs new iOS 6 secrets" Electricpig 7:39 AM
  • "Apple's iOS 6 can be scaled for taller iPhone 5 display with 24 icons" Macworld UK 11:35 AM
  • "This Is How the iPad Mini Will Look Next to the iPad" Gizmodo 6:52 AM
  • "Apple May Be Working On A Top Secret Assymetric Screw To Lock You Out Of Your Devices Forever [Rumor] Cult of Mac 10:04 AM
  • "Apple gets an NFC shopping related patent for IOS 6 Passbook app" The Inquirer 10:08 AM
  • "Samsung takes 45% of smartphone market share in Europe, says study" DigiTimes 6:43 AM
  • "Apple's iPhone losing the Battle in Europe to Samsung" Patently Apple 7:24 AM
  • "An iOS 6 Quick Pick: Don't Let A Poor Wi-Fi Connection Slow You Down" App Advice 8:45 AM
  • "Upcoming iOS 6 Passbook app showcased in real-world simulation" AppleInsider 4:21 PM
Price Trackers/Deals
  • "Mystic T Puzzle For iPhone and iPad Is Temporarily Available For Free (Normally $0.99)" Apple Sliced 9:00 AM
  • "Follow The Rabbit For iPhone and iPad Is Free Right Now (Previously $0.99)" Apple Sliced 9:00 AM
  • "Pirate Lines For iPhone and iPad Is Free Today (Was $0.99)" Apple Sliced 9:00 AM
  • "MacBook Air Prices & Sales" MacPrices 7:52 AM
  • "iPad (2012) Prices & Sales" MacPrices 7:52 AM
  • "3rd Generation iPad hits the Apple Store refurbished section offering $50 off, same 1 year warranty" 9 to 5 Mac 8:39 AM
  • "Refurbished Mac Deals: MacBook Air, $759; MacBook Pro, $929" FairerPlatform 3:42 PM

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Reviews/How-To/Tutorials/Tips
Reviews
  • "Elite Pro Mini Continues The Solid Mercury Elite Tradition" MacNews 8:52 AM
  • "The newly refined BackPack 2 is a brilliant shelf for your Mac that stores laptops and hard drives" The Next Web 8:40 PM
  • "Apple by CLOG — A Book Review" MacStories 3:10 PM
  • "Video Review: Atomic Prisma Case for iPhone 4/4s" Run Around Tech 9:38 AM
  • "Best MacBook Air cases and covers" CNET News 7:57 PM
  • "The Top 5 iPhone Cases For The College-Bound" TechCrunch 3:07 PM
  • "Rapid Review: Accessories for the MacBook Air" Forbes 10:27 AM
  • "iPevo Origami Folio iPad Case/Stand – 'Book Mystique Review" MacPrices 12:13 PM
  • "TNW Review: The Flygrip helps you get to grips with your portable gadgets...quite literally" The Next Web 7:39 AM
  • "Review: Escort SmartRadar detector Apple Pack" Electronista 7:38 AM
iPad/iPhone/iPod touch Apps
  • "Review: Siri versus Google Voice Search versus S Voice/Will Apple's Siri triumph over its Android counterparts, despite being the oldest of the three virtual assistants?" LAPTOP 4:15 PM
  • "Photo fx Ultra Takes Digital Filters On iOS To A New Level" The Mac Observer 2:25 PM
  • "Review: 6 AirPrint solutions for iPhones and iPads/The best mobile printing options for large networks, small offices, and personal use" InfoWorld 10:49 AM
  • "Projectbook Organizer for iPad: Serious & Purposeful" The Mac Observer 11:32 AM
  • "Personal Capital Banking and Investing Review: iOS apps enhance the capabilities of a powerful online financial tool" Macworld 7:23 AM
  • "Beat Sneak Bandit for iPad and iPhone review" Macworld UK 7:27 AM
  • "Discovering Colors - Animals for iPhone and iPad review" iMore 10:04 AM
  • "Hiding Monsters Review" Mac|Life 7:37 AM
  • "The Act review: Cartoon capers – but only limited interactivity" Macworld UK 11:34 AM
  • "Appidemic: Spy vs. Spy for iPad, iPhone and iPod touch" AppleTell 7:41 AM
  • "Pocket Informant Go! Review: It might not be perfect but Pocket Informant Go is an ideal task and calendar management app for many." 148Apps 10:27 AM
  • "GoSum Review: GoSum is an addicting board game puzzler that is like Scrabble but with numbers." 148Apps 2:44 PM
  • "Bitless Review: Should gameplay always come before graphics? Bitless, a hardcore, hyper-addictive platformer, certainly makes a good case for it." 148Apps 12:48 PM
  • "Carrot Watch! Review: Carrot Watch! is a simple to learn but ultimately uninspiring tower defense title." 148Apps 9:16 AM
  • "Plight of the Zombie Review: Plight of the Zombie's decrepit mascots belie an unexpectedly strategic (and solid) line-tracing game." 148Apps 8:22 AM
How-To/Tutorial
  • "Repairing the Unrepairable: MacBook Pro with Retina Display Repair Guides" iFixit 8:35 AM
  • "MacBook Pro 15": Installation Guides" iFixit 8:08 AM
Tips
  • "Quick Tip: Disable The YouTube App in iOS 5" iSource 2:42 PM
  • "Move Over, Picasa: Q I have a new iPad and am trying to learn how to use it. Is it possible to move any of my Picasa photos and/or my music over to this thing?" AllThingsD 7:19 AM
Analysis/Commentary/Editorial/Opinion
  • "iPhone 5 Hardware: 10 Design Ideas to Catch Smartphone Buyers' Eyes" eWeek 10:58 PM
  • "Why Apple's Custom iPhone Screws Can't Stop the DIY Community" Wired 8:39 PM
  • "Is market ripe for a iPad mini?" Washington Post [Free Registration Required] 8:39 PM
  • "One small step for Mac. A giant leap for its bottom line..." The Independent 8:39 PM
  • "Why a longer iPhone 5 screen needs to happen" CNET Reviews 7:56 PM
  • "Inside Scoop: Apple and Samsung duke it out" [Video Report] CNET TV 7:55 PM
  • "Analysis: iOS Q2 Market Share Slips Amidst Competing Metrics" The Mac Observer 7:11 PM
  • "At least one MacInTouch reader wondered what the value of Hulu+ was. I can't say I've watched any TV series with it yet (most of them are pretty far out of line with my tastes), but Hulu+ does offer, among many other movies, the Criterion Collection of classic (though some recent), international films, all painstakingly restored, usually digitally cleaned frame by frame. Their Blu-Rays and DVDs command a premium price (typically $34 - $35 on Amazon), so being able to watch for a reasonable monthly subscription fee is a big plus, if your tastes run in that direction." MacInTouch 3:59 PM
  • "Should Apple Buy Discover Card?"  PC Magazine 3:49 PM
  • "The strategy of MacOS/iOS vs. Windows 8"  TG Daily 2:43 PM
  • "Law & Apple: Samsung Keeps Doing It Wrong in Court" Mac|Life 4:28 PM
  • "Another Apple vs. Samsung Battle: The Mobile Web" AllThingsD 2:42 PM
  • "Mike Daisey Retooled His Entire Monologue To Finally Be Factually Accurate [Updated] Cult of Mac 2:38 PM
  • "The Apple Roundup: Why Apple & Samsung will still be best frenemies forever" GigaOM 2:36 PM
  • "What Steve Wozniak Didn't Say -- But Should Have" Forbes 2:32 PM
  • "6 Things Apple's Next Macs Must Have Or I'm Switching To A Windows Ultrabook" Mac 360 12:07 PM
  • "Are Apple & Google Going After Square?" Forbes 11:35 AM
  • "iOS 6: 10 Things Worth Knowing/Apple's forthcoming revision of its iOS mobile operating system delivers more Apple and less Google. Here's a look at other key changes." InformationWeek 10:32 AM
  • "Will there be an Apple watch? With Apple TV set-top boxes proving to be a huge success, could Apple transform our wrists with a watch?" Macworld UK 10:28 AM
  • "Replace Cirrus' design slots in Apple? Fuhgeddaboudit!" EE Times 10:27 AM
  • "5 Likely Features in the Next iPhone" PC Magazine 2:35 PM
  • "Why a longer iPhone 5 screen needs to happen: If rumors are to be believed, the next iPhone's due for a screen size shakeup. Here are two good reasons why." CNET Reviews 4:25 PM
  • "Smart-Ass iPhone 5 Case Makers Getting Jiggy With Realistic Renders" AppleBitch 10:08 AM
  • "Why You Really, Really, Really Need AppleCare on That Retina MacBook Pro" Gizmodo 10:05 AM
  • "The Macalope Daily: Standards" Macworld [Insider Content] 10:00 AM
  • "Why Apple won't refresh all iOS devices this year: The supply chain" ZDNet 9:39 AM
  • "Yet Another Rare Miss for Apple -- and We're Not Talking Earnings" The Motley Fool 2:32 PM
  • "After 'Genius' Fail, Apple Back to Promoting iPad in Olympics" Mashable 9:27 AM
  • "Apple pulls the genius boy wonder ads from the air, one weekend after they started" adland 9:26 AM
  • "Apple iPhone 5 Sales: 170 Million In 12 Months? The next-generation iPhone, which is expected to sport a larger screen and faster wireless powers, could sell as many as 170 million units during the next 12 months, a research firm predicts." InformationWeek 8:37 AM
  • "Apple's Juicy Secrets Revealed" CNBC 12:07 PM
  • "Samsung internal documents admit Android is a knockoff, iPhone is superior" Beatweek Magazine 12:42 PM
  • "The shocking extent to which Samsung modeled the Galaxy S after the iPhone" Edible Apple 10:24 AM
  • "Apple v. Samsung: The Rights To Rectangles"  Forbes 9:38 AM
  • "Apple v Samsung: Make It More Like the iPhone" Tapscape 8:44 AM
  • "How Samsung copied Apple's iPhone - in 126 detailed steps" Fortune 7:53 AM
  • "132 Page 'Smoking Gun' Report Proves Samsung Shamelessly Copied The iPhone" Cult of Mac 7:03 AM
  • "Apple seizes on Samsung internal document as proof of mimicry" Engadget 6:58 AM
  • "Android vs. iPhone: Who Will Win? Some thoughts on a war with many fronts."  Technology Review 6:49 AM
  • "Why Google's Nexus 7 And Microsoft's Surface Tablets Will Beat The IPad"  Forbes 6:46 AM
Non-Apple
  • "As Mac Pro stagnates, PC workstations muscle ahead/A creative pro reviews two PC beasts: the HP Z820 and Dell Precision T5600." Ars Technica 8:41 PM
  • "Asus Transformer Pad Infinity TF700 review" ZDNet 11:34 AM
  • "The Username/Password System Is Broken: Here Are Some Ideas for Fixing It" Techland 11:25 AM
  • "Auto Screen Overload: Is There Too Much Tech in Cars?" Time 11:25 AM
  • "Is this tablet PC the world's most eco-friendly?" TG Daily 11:20 AM
  • "Web apps attacked once every three days, report says: Typical Web application gets attacked 137 times in 59 separate days during a six-month period, Imperva says" Techworld 11:18 AM
  • "How to clear your data off a device: There are several ways to wipe personal data off your computer, smartphone, or tablet before you get rid of it" Computerworld 10:33 AM
  • "At Starbucks, you may soon pay for your coffee just by saying your name" Houston Chronicle 10:31 AM
  • "Will Samsung License BlackBerry 10? Research In Motion may need to license its forthcoming BlackBerry 10 platform to survive, and hopes Samsung will play the role of savior." InformationWeek 11:44 AM
  • "Samsung may be RIM's best hope, analyst says" The Globe and Mail [Free Registration Required] 10:30 AM
  • "Businesses at Risk When Moving Sensitive Data to Cloud Storage" eWeek 10:25 AM
  • "How to recycle your phone, PC and other tech gear: Now that recycling is mandatory in many states, it's become even easier to sell, recycle or give away your unwanted hardware." Computerworld 10:16 AM
  • "Android smartphone share quadruples iOS in Q2" CNET News 9:58 AM
  • "How to use Google two-factor authentication" ZDNet 11:34 AM
  • "If Xerox PARC Invented the PC, Google Invented the Internet" Wired Magazine 11:32 AM
  • "Why Google's Nexus 7 And Microsoft's Surface Tablets Will Beat The IPad" Forbes 9:44 AM
Humor/Cartoons
  • "Conan finds Samsung guilty: On the Conan O'Brien show, it seems clear who between Samsung and Apple is the party that deserves to go down." CNET News 6:47 AM
  • "Apple v Samsung: Conan lays on the sarcasm" FairerPlatform 8:44 AM
Press Releases/Products/Public Relations
  • "Google bolsters voice search app for iPhone" Reuters 10:58 PM
  • "Best MacBook Air cases and covers" [Slideshow] CNET News 3:44 PM
  • "Apps & updates: Sing!, FlightTrack Free, Zillow, more" 9 to 5 Mac 3:11 PM
  • "Where Is This Beautiful Table Hiding an AirPlay Speaker?" Gizmodo 2:36 PM
  • "John Carmack's QuakeCon 2012 Keynote Available On YouTube" Touch Arcade 12:10 PM
  • "Bank of America Adds Check Deposit Feature to iOS App" PC Magazine 10:49 AM
  • "My speakers can beat up your iPhone" CNET News 9:56 AM
  • "Turn the iPad Into the Ultimate Coach's Assistant" PadGadget 9:28 AM
  • "New OnTrion iPhone 4/4S Battery Case Helping Smartphone Users Get More Olympic-Quality Photos from Their Apple Device" PRWeb 8:47 AM
  • "Personal Safety at the Touch of a Button With the iHelpPlus™ App" PRWeb 8:47 AM
  • "At Starbucks, you may soon pay for your coffee just by saying your name" Houston Chronicle 8:39 AM
  • "Evernote updates for iOS, adds tap anywhere to edit" Engadget 8:38 AM
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Computer Industry
  • "HP Boosts Its Q3 Guidance and Its Expected Restructuring Charge" AllThingsD 9:27 AM
  • "HP Hikes Earnings Guidance" TheStreet 9:20 AM
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  • "HP Takes $8 Billion Hit As Consulting Business Fades: Heads roll as massive write-off reflects reduced value of HP's Enterprise Services consulting division." InformationWeek 4:02 PM
  • "HP raises outlook, boots head of Services: HP raises outlook, replaces head of Enterprise Services and plans massive charge for unit" Associated Press 9:41 AM
  • "Hewlett-Packard Boosts Forecast, Sees $8 Billion Writedown" Bloomberg 9:42 AM
  • "H-P Expects $8 Billion Charge on EDS Deal" WSJ.com [Paid Membership Required] 11:30 AM
  • "Oracle and Google are ordered to reveal paid bloggers" BBC 10:07 AM
  • "Judge orders Oracle, Google to disclose paid journalists and bloggers" PaidContent [Free Registration Required] 9:30 AM
  • "Oracle Calls on Google to Out Paid Bloggers" Wired Magazine 11:32 AM
  • "Software's Rising Tide Floats Oracle's Boat" TheStreet 9:46 AM
  • "Microsoft pop-up stores coming this holiday season: Microsoft is prepping for a busy holiday season by opening temporary pop-up brick-and-mortar stores in about a dozen cities in North America." CNET News 7:57 PM
  • "Microsoft's Surface Will Survive Acer's OEM Uprising" Forbes 9:45 AM
  • "Microsoft Windows 8 Rolled Out to 30,000 Internal Users" eWeek 10:24 AM
  • "Windows 8 sticks with IE10 Do Not Track by default" CNET News 9:58 AM
  • "Internet Explorer 10 to offer two DNT setup modes on Windows 8" V3 11:27 AM
  • "Windows 8 Brings Video Stabilization to Movie Maker" PC Magazine 10:46 AM
  • "Microsoft replaces Live Mesh with SkyDrive in Windows bundle" CNET News 11:43 AM
  • "Microsoft overhauls enterprise Office and SharePoint app development: Apps will be easier to write, buy, sell and govern, Microsoft says" Network World 10:51 AM
  • "Microsoft and NYPD team up on new 'awareness system'" GeekWire 2:43 PM
  • "Microsoft defense that fetched $50,000 prize bypassed in just 2 weeks" Ars Technica 4:10 PM
  • "Microsoft taps India's nascent startup culture" ZDNet 11:34 AM
  • "Gad: Farmer in the Dell" TheStreet 9:40 AM
  • "Intel to chat up 'Haswell' chip at conference" CNET News 7:54 PM
  • "Intel's Cash Stockpile Could Ignite Investor Returns" The Motley Fool 9:48 AM
  • "AMD shares rise on acquisition rumors" MarketWatch 3:55 PM
  • "Interactive 3D to come to HTML" TG Daily 11:20 AM
Finances (Click heading for current Apple Stock price.)
Apple News
  • "Apple Stock To Go Ex-dividend Tomorrow" TheStreet 9:29 AM
Industry News
  • "H-P, Computer Sciences lead tech gains: Earnings results boost Rackspace but sink Priceline, Orbitz" MarketWatch 4:05 PM
  • "U.S. stocks manage a fourth-day gain/Boockvar: Draghi ended U.S. Treasury rally 'dead in its tracks'" MarketWatch 4:05 PM
  • "Stocks Rise As Commodities Rebound While Treasuries Drop" Bloomberg 4:06 PM
  • "Stocks Inch Higher, Look to Extend Winning Streak" FOXBusiness 4:06 PM
  • "Dow Ekes Out 4-Day Rally; Nasdaq Ends Lower" CNBC 4:06 PM
  • "Stocks Finish Flat, Halting Three-Day Rally" TheStreet 4:06 PM
  • "Stocks: Investors step back" CNNMoney 11:37 AM
  • "Dow Extends Its Run: Investors nudged stocks a touch higher, sending the Dow Jones Industrial Average to a new three-month high." WSJ.com [Paid Membership Required] 8:05 PM
  • "Stocks: Investors take a breather" CNNMoney 9:19 AM
  • "Canadian stocks fall; RIM, BCE help limit losses" MarketWatch 8:05 PM
  • "Asia Markets: China stocks lag Asia gains before data deluge" MarketWatch 9:24 AM
  • "Europe Markets: Europe stocks eke out 4th straight rise/Standard Chartered rebounds 9%; Securitas sinks on Spain woes" MarketWatch 11:38 AM
  • "Most active Nasdaq-traded stocks: Nasdaq's 10 most active stocks at the close of trading" Associated Press 8:06 PM
  • "Midday Glance: Computer companies/Computer companies shares up at 1 p.m." Associated Press 2:28 PM

 
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