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MacSurfer's Archive: Friday, August 31, 2012
 

 

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Thursday Highlights: Charles Nicholls of SeeWhy believes Apple Pay is going to change commerce; Apple and U2 aren't done with surprises, apparently, as the two are said to be changing the way music is done in the digital age; Apple granted one license for iPhone 6 in China, needs one more for sales to begin; Tim Cook pens a letter revealing Apple's commitment to our privacy, says iOS 8 will keep your data safe, not even Apple will be able to unlock phones even with search warrants—more in our General Interest section; Woz reveals his Android phones will be replaced by the iPhone 6; hey fans of Commander Keen!! Source code for the lost episode game is available for tinkering - maybe someone can make an iOS verion?!; apparently iOS 8 is not being adopted as fast as previous versions; patent application reveals Apple inventing bone-conducting EarPods; Jason Snell on the iPhone 6 Plus; reviews aplenty of iOS 8 from AddictiveTips, The Inquirer, the Associated Press, and we also have a plethora of iOS 8 tips and tricks in our Reviews section.

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Apple/Macintosh
  • "Apple adds Samsung's flagship Galaxy S III, Galaxy Note to amended 'Galaxy Nexus' complaint" AppleInsider 9:39 PM
  • "Apple's Patent Win Could Start A Fundamental Shift In Industry Innovation"  Forbes 8:44 AM
  • "Apple asks Judge Koh to reconsider schedule for post-trial decisions on injunctive relief"  Foss Patents 1:42 PM
  • "Apple Claims Court Schedule For Samsung Ban Is Unfair" Bloomberg 4:24 PM
  • "Apple demands Samsung injunction hearing be moved up" Electronista 1:43 PM
  • "Grounds for Jury Misconduct in Apple v Samsung Patent Trial" The Mac Observer 3:59 PM
  • "In Japan, a Setback for Apple in Patent Fight: A Japanese court rejected on Friday patent claims made by Apple against Samsung, a victory for the Korean company after its crushing defeat in the United States last week and a reminder of the global scope of the patent war between the two technology giants." ["The Tokyo District Court ruled that Samsung's Galaxy smartphones and tablets did not violate an Apple patent on technology that synchronizes music and videos between gadgets and servers."]  New York Times [Free Registration Required] 7:04 AM
  • "Samsung triumphs over Apple in Japan patent case" Reuters 7:22 AM
  • "Cheer up, Samsung: Tokyo judge bins Apple's sync patent claim" The Register 7:33 AM
  • "Tokyo court: Samsung didn't violate Apple patent in Japan" IDG News Service 8:43 AM
  • "Samsung trumps Apple in Tokyo court" Financial Times [Paid Membership Required] 8:43 AM
  • "German court postpones ruling on Apple-Motorola lawsuit targeting 'core Android operating system'" Foss Patents 10:31 AM
  • "Are Apple and Google really ready for patent detente?"  Fortune 8:42 AM
  • "Apple & Google CEOs Said to Discuss Patent Matters" [Video Report] Bloomberg 10:18 AM
  • "Apple, publishers offer EU e-book antitrust concessions: source"  Reuters 7:22 AM
  • "The return of cheap e-books? Apple, e-book publishers bend in Europe, too: E-book publishers propose 2-year deal that could aid Amazon." Ars Technica 11:22 AM
  • "Apple offers up e-book discount to avoid antitrust fines, report says: The tech giant and four major publishers offer a deal to let Apple's e-book competitors sell at a discount for two years in Europe, Reuters reports." CNET News 2:12 PM
  • "Subsidiary of Alcatel-Lucent Sues Apple over QuickTime & iDevices" Patently Apple 8:49 AM
OS X
News
  • "New vulnerabilities found in latest Java update: Following its latest updates" CNET Reviews 6:08 PM
  • "Apple's Mountain Lion now runs on 1 in 10 Macs" Computerworld 9:15 AM
AppleCare/Troubleshooting
  • "Q&A: MacFixIt Answers/We answer reader questions about odd apsd-related firewall errors, dead MacBook batteries, and Java Runtimes." CNET Reviews 5:03 PM
  • "Bugs & Fixes: Safari Preferences solve two Safari-related glitches" Macworld 2:14 PM
Reviews/How-To/Tips
  • "New Parallels Aligns With Mountain Lion, Windows 8" MacNewsWorld 9:21 AM
  • "MacMost Now 755: Optimizing the Dock" MacMost 8:39 AM
  • "Dropbox Experimental Edition 1.5.27 brings new Mac features" BetaNews 9:21 AM
  • "How To Customize The Look Of OS X Lion" Mactuts+ 9:21 AM
  • "Five things you need to know about cropping" Macworld 9:18 AM
  • "Disable 'Go To Folder' in Mac OS X" OS X Daily 1:42 PM
  • "Hot Mouse Flower Is A Hotkey-Triggered Virtual Keyboard For OS X" AddictiveTips 9:14 AM
  • "Display Notification Center Alerts with Automator" Mac OS X Hints 9:59 AM
  • "Compared: The $7 Mac Word Processor vs. The Best Free Word Processor Ever" NoodleMac 7:17 AM
  • "Forget About Focusing Photos In A Camera: Let Your Mac Focus Your Photos" TeraTalks 7:15 AM
  • "How To Monitor Your Network Traffic At Home Or Office With A Clever Mac App" Mac 360 7:15 AM
  • "A Quick Look At How A Free Mac Graphics App Could Replace Adobe's Photoshop" McSolo 7:14 AM
  • "The Most Useful Non-Apple Dashboard Widget Tracks Your Packages For Free" BohemianBoomer 7:13 AM
  • "Free: An Easier Way To Manage All Your Contacts On Your Mac And Sync To The Cloud" Mac 360 7:13 AM
Op/Ed
  • "A Windows user's life with the Mac, two months in" CNET News 3:03 PM
  • "Particle Debris: How OS X Won and Linux Lost the Desktop" The Mac Observer 11:02 AM
Press Releases
  • "Tweetbot for Mac beta arrives, but you can't add new accounts due to Twitter API restrictions" The Next Web 4:01 PM
  • "Tweetbot for Mac beta released; Twitter restrictions prohibit adding and deleting accounts" 9 to 5 Mac 4:00 PM
  • "Photoshop CS6 13.0.1 patches security issue, bugs" FairerPlatform 12:09 PM
  • "Oracle releases patch for Java 1.7, works to close hole on discovered security flaw" O'Grady's PowerPage 9:54 AM
  • "Introducing Macworld's Mountain Lion Installation Guide" Macworld 9:18 AM
  • "Tropical Software Releases TopXNotes 1.7.4 Mac Notes Manager" prMac 10:49 AM
  • "PDF2ID v3.5 announced - Convert PDF & XPS files to InDesign CS4-CS6 file" prMac 7:03 AM
  • "Living Earth HD 1.0 - World Clock + Weather for OS X: Top iOS App on Mac" prMac 7:03 AM
  • "Back-to-School special on Mac Fortran development environment" prMac 7:02 AM
  • "Magic Academy from Nevosoft Now Available on the Mac App Store" prMac 7:02 AM
  • "Retina Display Support Coming to Adobe Creative Suite 6" The Mac Observer 6:44 PM
General Interest/Potpourri
  • "Exclusive: Walmart tests iPhone item scanning at Arkansas store" Reuters 2:09 PM
  • "'iPhone 5,' 'iPad mini' among 8 new Apple products coming before end of 2012" AppleInsider 3:28 PM
  • "Google Vs. Apple Mapping Wars: Race Across Earth" [Video Report] Bloomberg 4:25 PM
  • "Research: Consumers now more excited about iPad than iPhone" GigaOM 9:25 AM
  • "An LTE iPhone Could Send Some Customers From AT&T to Verizon" AllThingsD 9:17 AM
  • "The company Apple-Samsung can't hurt: Qualcomm settled its patent disputes years ago. Now, it's looking for a surge in growth from the mobile sector." Fortune 8:42 AM
  • "Windows Phone Revenues Are Smaller Than Apple's Interest Income" Forbes 7:33 AM
  • "iTunes Store may finally open in South Africa" paidContent 9:50 AM
  • "Apple launches new app and iTunes content infringement, copyright claims tools" The Next Web 2:12 PM
  • "Apple's iOS 6 App Store search takes a bite out of Chomp" VentureBeat 10:49 AM
  • "Chomp-Inspired iOS 6 App Store Redesign Could Impact Long Tail Of App Developers" TechCrunch 9:52 AM
  • "Apple bans drone attack 'tally' app: Drones+ is latest app to be barred from App store" Macworld UK 8:53 AM
  • "What Mitt Romney said last night about Apple's Steve Jobs" Fortune 11:46 AM
  • "Mitt Romney faces the ghost of Steve Jobs" Upstart 4:13 PM
  • "White cars in demand and on the rise? Blame Apple, says BMW designer" Digital Trends 11:20 AM
  • "This Crazy Fan Recreated The Apple Store In His Home Office Down To The Smallest Detail" Cult of Mac 7:13 AM
  • "Grandma plus iPad equals artistic expression" TUAW 9:16 AM
  • "Sprint's hilarious new 'Sharing is not Caring' ad touts unlimited data over data sharing plans" 9 to 5 Mac 10:16 AM
Non-Apple News
  • "Kindle Fire won't go big to take on iPad" CNET News 4:21 PM
  • "Philips databases pillaged and leaked SECOND time in a month" The Register 11:43 AM
  • "Linux users targeted by password-stealing 'Wirenet' Trojan" Techworld 11:40 AM
  • "Replacing Your Password with a Finger Swipe: The new device could transmit a user-specific ID through the skin." Technology Review 11:39 AM
  • "Hello Beautiful! Nokia's Windows Phone 8 820/920 PureView Smartphones Leak" TechCrunch 11:38 AM
  • "Build your own robot soccer world cup winner" The Register 11:44 AM
  • "Robot navigates using whiskers alone" TG Daily 11:42 AM
  • "Huawei Previews Emotion UI for Smartphones, Ships Tablets" i 11:25 AM
  • "Huawei MediaPad 10 Rolling Out Next Month" PC Magazine 11:23 AM
  • "Accused LulzSec Hackers Attended College Together: The two students accused of Sony Pictures hack participated in Cyber Defense Competition team exercises at the University of Advanced Technology in Arizona." InformationWeek 11:06 AM
  • "FileSonic cyberlocker offline after piracy complaints" BBC 10:01 AM
  • "Google Doodle Celebrates Educator Maria Montessori" PC Magazine 11:23 AM
  • "Google TV Ads program to be shut down, focus on web adverts instead" Techworld 11:40 AM
  • "Google abandons TV ad ambitions" Financial Times [Paid Membership Required] 11:02 AM
  • "Grooveshark app yanked from Google Play yet again" CNET News 9:50 AM
  • "Android phone makers back platform but consider other options" Reuters 9:45 AM
  • "Amazon Kindle Fire 2 snubs Google Maps for Nokia maps" V3 11:46 AM
  • "Hon Hai's Revenue Jumps, But Net Is Flat" WSJ.com [Paid Membership Required] 9:31 AM
  • "HP and Others Give Microsoft's Surface Tablet the Boot" Patently Apple 10:31 AM
  • "Microsoft couple Lee Dirks and Judy Lew killed in car accident in Peru" GeekWire 9:21 AM
Publications/Podcasts
  • "Interview: Sony keeps iOS close as it waits for Apple TV" paidContent 9:25 AM
  • "Gene Steinberg meets Daniel Eran Dilger of AppleInsider, and Michael Prospero of Laptop magazine this week on The Tech Night Owl LIVE!" The Tech Night Owl 7:06 AM
Hardware/Software
  • "Production of iPhone Screens Delayed at Sharp" WSJ.com [Paid Membership Required] 7:03 PM
  • "Apple Said To Use AU Optronics, LG Display Screens In Mini IPad" Bloomberg 8:50 AM
  • "Apple lines up suppliers for iPad Mini display, report says" CNET News 8:44 AM
  • "iPad mini will arrive October with 7.85-inch display, says Bloomberg" The Verge 8:51 AM
  • "Apple iPhone 5 faces supply constraints as consumer attitude shifts" Computerworld 7:09 AM
  • "Photos of Partially Assembled Next-Generation iPhone Show Component Layout, Thickness Comparison" MacRumors 9:54 AM
  • "This May Not Be the iPhone 5, But It Sure Looks Like One" Gizmodo 9:10 AM
  • "New Pics Compare 'iPhone 5' With iPhone 4 and 3GS" Mashable 9:08 AM
  • "Comparison photos of next-gen iPhone design, iPhone 4S, iPhone 3GS" 9 to 5 Mac 9:14 AM
  • "Production of iPhone Screens Delayed at Sharp" WSJ.com [Paid Membership Required] 7:30 AM
  • "Foxconn, Sharp deal still on hold: Foxconn chairman reportedly cuts Japan trip short after talks with top Sharp exectuives" IDG News Service 8:43 AM
  • "Sharp's output of new iPhone displays lagging -source" Reuters 7:22 AM
  • "New iPhone facing supply issues" CNET News 4:20 PM
  • "Foxconn denies rumored issues concerning Sharp cooperation" DigiTimes 8:52 AM
  • "Shortages of 27-Inch iMacs Hitting Apple Retail Stores" MacRumors 9:19 AM
  • "New iMac Model Shows Up In Online Benchmark Testing" Apple Bitch 8:51 AM
  • "Possible 'iPad Mini' Spotted in iOS App Developer Logs" MacRumors 9:19 AM
  • "Alleged 'iPad Mini' Shows Up in iOS Developer's Code Logs" Gizmodo 9:10 AM
  • "Rumor: Brand New iPad Mini Devices Appear In iOS App Logs" AppleBitch 8:39 AM
  • "Samsung Continues to Legally Challenge iPhone Logo TM" Patently Apple 1:40 PM
  • "iPad May Disrupt Sleep Patterns, Stay Connected in Severe Weather, iPhone Rumor Roundup, and More" Low End Mac 4:16 PM
  • "Is Apple Green Enough?, Why Tablets Will Never Completely Replace PCs, and More" Low End Mac 4:16 PM
  • "Images in Mac SE ROMs, Sawtooth Best Mac Ever, Video on G3 Macs, and More Vintage Mac News" Low End Mac 10:16 AM
Price Trackers/Deals
  • "Retro Racing For iPhone and iPad Is Temporarily Available For Free (Normally $0.99)" Apple Sliced 9:04 AM
  • "Word Seek HD For iPhone and iPad Is Free Right Now (Previously $1.99)" Apple Sliced 9:04 AM
  • "Bubble Annihilator HD For iPad Is Free Today (Was $0.99)" Apple Sliced 9:04 AM
  • "MacBook Air Prices & Sales" MacPrices 8:39 AM
  • "MacBook Pro Prices & Sales" MacPrices 8:39 AM
  • "iPad 3 Buyer's Guide -Prices $436 To $829 -Best iPad Prices Reviews & Information" MacReviewZone 9:39 AM
  • "DealNN roundup: refurb. 16GB iPad, only $359" iPodNN 10:10 AM
  • "Best Selling Mac Scanners -From $95 To $496 -Prices, Reviews And Information" MacReviewZone 9:41 AM
  • "Mac Compatible Printers... Prices Range From $70 To $450 -Best Selling -Prices, Deals, Reviews And Information" MacReviewZone 10:08 AM

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Reviews/How-To/Tutorials/Tips
Reviews
  • "Scosche's RH656m Headphones With Microphone Are Wonderful" The Mac Observer 11:49 AM
  • "Kickstarter and the HumanToolz iPad Stand: Another Great Example of a Best Buy and Target Loss" Forbes 7:33 AM
  • "iGrip Headrest Tablet Kit for iPad review" iMore 9:22 AM
  • "Happy Owl's MacBook Air briefcase is slim, sturdy, and stylish" Macworld 9:18 AM
iPad/iPhone/iPod touch Apps
  • "Notability For iPad: Much More Than A Note Taking App" The Mac Observer 12:43 PM
  • "Final Draft Writer vs. the Innovation of Less" ProLost 8:06 PM
  • "Free camping apps for your Labor Day weekend" TechHive 11:47 AM
  • "Keep Tabs On Your Classes, Homework And Projects with iStudiez Pro – iPad App Review" PadGadget 10:49 AM
  • "Great apps to get your kindergartner ready for school" NBC News 11:19 AM
  • "Lift iPhone app review: Need help developing good habits? Lift might be the app you need." Telegraph 9:17 AM
  • "Ill-conceived preggo app ought to be Knocked out" Boston Herald 10:08 AM
  • "Record Audio & Freehand Drawings To Create Presentations On iPad - Doodlecast Pro" AddictiveTips 9:14 AM
  • "Agent Dash Review: Great graphics highlight otherwise standard game" Macworld 9:18 AM
  • "Escape From The Dangerous Toy Factory With Night Flight" App Advice 1:42 PM
  • "VOTE!!! The Game Review" Mac|Life 9:17 AM
  • "Golden Ninja HD Review" 148Apps 10:10 AM
  • "Blast-A-Way Review" 148Apps 9:22 AM
  • "Jane's Zoo HD Review" 148Apps 9:22 AM
  • "Bastion Review" 148Apps 11:05 AM
Tips
  • "The Value Of Your iPhone Drops Every Second, So Try This" TechCrunch 4:03 PM
  • "iOS 6 Turn-by-Turn Navigation on iPhone 4 Article" iLounge 1:42 PM
Analysis/Commentary/Editorial/Opinion
  • "iCloud syncs data, but it has drawbacks: Apple's iCloud allows users to sync data from various devices, but it does have some limitations." Seattle Times 9:29 PM
  • "Apple's iPhone 5 Ploy: The company is trying to excite consumers by staging a shortage of new iPhones." PC Magazine 4:01 PM
  • "iPad Mini Rumor Roundup: 7 Things You Need to Know" LAPTOP Magazine 3:59 PM
  • "Apple & eBook Pubs Offer Concessions to Avoid EU Antitrust Case" The Mac Observer 3:02 PM
  • "China firm knocks off iPhone 5; oh wait, there is no iPhone 5 yet" Los Angeles Times [Paid Membership Required] 2:10 PM
  • "How Apple could build a $249 8" tablet and beat the Nexus 7 at its own game: Older (but proven) iPad 2 technology may be incorporated into the iPad mini." Ars Technica 12:20 PM
  • "Apple's iPhone chip salvation is close at hand" ZDNet 12:05 PM
  • "iPhone 5 rumor rollup for the week ending August 31" Network World 11:36 AM
  • "Apple devices only? That's not BYOD: Given the choice, most users tend to want iPhones and iPads, so some IT organizations are standardizing on Apple. But that's just another way of hobbling user empowerment" InfoWorld 11:14 AM
  • "Jobs' Love of Simplicity Launched a Design Revolution, Windows 8 'Worst Computing Experience', and More" Low End Mac 11:05 AM
  • "The Macalope Daily: Predictable" Macworld [Insider Content] 9:52 AM
  • "The lost prototype iPhone a year later: Can Apple keep a secret? There's no shortage of blogs claiming to possess photos, video and 3D renderings of the unreleased iPhone 5. The good news for Apple is it doesn't appear to have misplaced any prototypes lately."  CNET News 9:50 AM
  • "Apple v. Samsung case highlights money to be made from patent litigation" The Inquirer 11:46 AM
  • "Why Samsung paying Apple billions in patent tolls is freakishly awesome for the mobile industry... and you" VentureBeat 9:48 AM
  • "iPad mini Spotted Online" Tapscape 9:48 AM
  • "Apple's G5 iMac: Wonderful in White" Low End Mac 10:16 AM
  • "Could The iPhone Be Delayed?" App Advice 9:11 AM
  • "Patent Wars Be Damned: Android Thriving at IFA in Berlin As Japanese Court Rules for Samsung" Forbes 10:00 AM
  • "Apple Worked A Broken Patent System: Apple used a dysfunctional U.S. patent system to gain excessive control over technologies it did not invent. If you value innovation, don't cheer Samsung's punishment." InformationWeek 11:07 AM
  • "Apple falls to Samsung in Japan court battle" VentureBeat 9:50 AM
  • "Japan court: Samsung did not infringe Apple's media sync patent" Ars Technica 9:38 AM
  • "Apple Just Suffered A Setback In Its Global Patent War Against Samsung" Bloomberg 8:59 AM
  • "Apple v. Samsung jury foreman: only the 'court of popular opinion' can change the patent system"  The Verge 8:49 AM
  • "For how long will Apple be the biggest? Not all Apple's valuation ratios paint a bullish picture" MarketWatch 8:48 AM
  • "Get that Apple iPhone 5 out of my face: I won't believe the Apple hype machine this time" MarketWatch 8:48 AM
  • "Apple Litigation Protects Innovation Says InterDigital CEO" [Video Report] TheStreet 8:48 AM
  • "Apple's Patents Not So Big in Japan as Samsung Found Not Liable for Infringement" AllThingsD 8:47 AM
  • "Apple, Losing in the Smart Phone Market, Tries to Win in Court" Forbes 8:47 AM
  • "The iPhone 5 Launch And What It Means For AT&T" Seeking Alpha 8:44 AM
  • "Samsung Executives Waited Four Days Before Telling Chairman They Lost To Apple" Cult of Mac 9:13 AM
  • "'This lawsuit is not about patents or money, it's about values'" The Register 7:32 AM
  • "Why Can't We Be Friends? An Apple Google Truce Should Include App Standards"  Forbes 10:00 AM
  • "Apple, Google in secret patent settlement talks?" ZDNet 9:00 AM
  • "Apple CEO Tim Cook 'talking' with Google CEO Larry Page: truce? Could Apple and Google be trying to come to some sort of 'arrangement'?" Macworld UK 8:54 AM
  • "Google And Apple Sitting In A Tree, I'm Pretty Sure They're Not K-I-S-S-I-N-G" PixoBebo 7:17 AM
  • "Samsung Out Innovates Apple Again And Merges The iPad With The MacBook Air" Mac 360 7:09 AM
Non-Apple
  • "Internet addiction is real, German researchers say" VentureBeat [Free Registration Required] 2:13 PM
  • "Toshiba outs Satellite U920T Windows 8 convertible: hands-on" ZDNet 11:52 AM
  • "Envy x2 brings HP into tablet-ultrabook era: Hands on" ZDNet 11:51 AM
  • "The 10 Best New Skyrim Mods for August 2012" Techland 11:45 AM
  • "The new PC era: 8 hot laptop-tablet hybrids/These devices attempt to bring the best of the tablet and laptop worlds together in one portable package" [Slideshow] InfoWorld 11:08 AM
  • "Extreme tech: 22 devices that go all out/These 22 devices push the limits of technology in almost every way" [Slideshow] PCWorld 11:08 AM
  • "When Google Docs Isn't Enough: One Retailer's Story" InformationWeek 11:06 AM
  • "This Is Why You Want Passwords On Your Phone And Computer" Forbes 11:03 AM
  • "Up close with Sharp's stunning IGZO display technology: The new technology will enter production this year and easily surpasses Apple's retina displays" Computerworld 10:49 AM
  • "Hands on with the Samsung Galaxy Note 2: The device's S Pen stylus is surprisingly useful, with an update from Samsung" Computerworld 10:49 AM
  • "Data Scientists: Meet Big Data's Top Guns/These big data gurus remain in high demand. A hiring side expert talks about what data scientists bring to the table." InformationWeek 9:53 AM
  • "From smart to genius: will design define future gadgets?" Reuters 9:47 AM
  • "Passing Down Digital Assets" WSJ.com [Paid Membership Required] 9:31 AM
  • "The DeanBeat: Being a tortoise isn't so bad, but the water is choppy, EA's top game studio boss says" VentureBeat 10:09 AM
  • "Windows 8 suffers from the Microsoft Bob effect"  BetaNews 9:50 AM
  • "Parent's Dilemma: Are You Raising Tech-Addicted Kids?" Mashable 9:08 AM
Humor/Cartoons
  • "Is This Apple's Toilet Seat Cover, the 'iPoo'?" M.I.C. Gadget 2:10 PM
Press Releases/Products/Public Relations
  • "Create and edit iPad video for free with Pinnacle Studio 2.0" CNET Reviews 3:03 PM
  • "AVid Studio for iPad loses support, replaced with Pinnacle Studio" TUAW 5:20 PM
  • "MLB At Bat for iOS brings live overlay of Gameday data onto TV broadcasts and more" The Next Web 2:13 PM
  • "500 Startups-Backed Monogram Raises $840k To Be Your Personal Shopper On The iPad" TechCrunch 11:40 AM
  • "NextWorth Extends Dates for iPhone Trade-In Quotes: iPhone trade-in quotes are extended to at least October 1" Business Wire 11:25 AM
  • "Research and Markets: mobileYouth briefing. HTC, Huawei, LG, Motorola, Sony & ZTE: How can they beat Apple & Samsung?" Business Wire 11:24 AM
  • "The Week in iOS Apps: Look to the skies" Macworld 11:20 AM
  • "Pangea releases Nanosaur 2: Battle for iOS" The Loop 10:49 AM
  • "Zagg Launches Backlit iPad Keyboard" Cult of Mac 10:18 AM
  • "Elgato releases EyeTV Mobile for iPad, iPhone" TUAW 10:17 AM
  • "Apple Releases iTunes Festival 2012 App for iOS, Apple TV" PadGadget 9:16 AM
  • "Latest iOS 6 Build Reveals New App Store Design and Discovery Features" PadGadget 9:16 AM
  • "The Weather Channel iPad App Tops 10 Million Downloads" TechCrunch 9:14 AM
  • "Sparrow 1.3.2: Option To Open Webpages In Google Chrome For iOS, Plus: Various Other Improvements" RazorianFly 9:14 AM
  • "WD Portable Hard Drives For Mac Users Add USB 3.0 Speed And Larger Capacity In Compact Design" MacPrices 12:06 PM
  • "Velociraptor drives get Thunderbolt boost" The Register 7:32 AM
  • "Kodiak PHP for iPad is now available on the App Store!" Kodiak 7:03 AM
  • "Classic puzzle action comes to iOS with Home of Jigsaw Puzzle" prMac 7:03 AM
  • "Polynomial Long Division 1.0 for iOS: Algebra App with Step-by-Step Aid" prMac 7:03 AM
  • "Agile Tortoise releases Drafts for iPad, along with Drafts 2.0" prMac 7:03 AM
  • "App Finds you a hotel that welcomes your pet, as well as you" prMac 7:03 AM
  • "Assault Mission - Defend a Castle is now ready for sale" prMac 7:02 AM
  • "AutoStitch Brings an Augmented Reality Camera to Panoramic Photography" prMac 7:02 AM
  • "CodeBusters Multi-Platform Multiplayer Game out now" prMac 7:02 AM
  • "TalkTapp for iPhone - Updating Your Social Networks Was Never Easier" prMac 7:02 AM
Computer Industry
  • "For HP Investors, Now Is the Time" TheStreet 9:41 AM
  • "Nokia, Microsoft head for 'Last Chance Saloon'" Reuters 9:45 AM
  • "Nokia + Microsoft Kick Off $23M AppCampus Incubator: Over $1M Going To 36 Startups" TechCrunch 11:38 AM
  • "Microsoft Hardware's first Windows 8 devices/Summary: The Wedge Mobile Keyboard, Wedge Touch Mouse and Sculpt Touch Mouse have one thing in common — they're all designed for Windows 8." ZDNet 11:52 AM
  • "Windows Phone 8: What Nokia and Microsoft MUST do" The Register 11:44 AM
  • "Windows Phone 8: Microsoft quite literally can't lose/If it bombs, Ballmer is no worse off than he is now" The Register 11:44 AM
  • "Windows Phone Revenues Are Smaller Than Apple's Interest Income" Forbes 9:46 AM
  • "Microsoft fails to pacify PC vendors about Surface tablets" DigiTimes 10:58 AM
  • "Angry Birds And Minesweeper: Microsoft Announces The First Wave Of Xbox Live Games For Windows 8" TechCrunch 11:37 AM
  • "Microsoft goes public with list of 40 casual games coming to Windows 8" ZDNet 11:50 AM
  • "At Windows 8 launch, these 40 games will be ready to go" CNET Reviews 2:33 PM
  • "IBM SmartCloud optimized for managing, drilling data from consumer devices" ZDNet 11:51 AM
  • "Lenovo plays it safe with new IdeaCentre all-in-ones" CNET Reviews 9:50 AM
  • "Lenovo's IdeaPad Line Gets Windows 8 Refresh" CRN 10:37 AM
  • "Lenovo Brings Smartphone To Indonesia, Philippines, India" Bloomberg 9:41 AM
  • "Dell: SDN won't turn enterprise switches into commodity gear for 3-5 years/Software-defined networking will come gradually and share space with current technology for some time, the company said" IDG News Service 11:09 AM
  • "Researchers Find Critical Vulnerability in Java 7 Patch Hours After Release" IDG News Service 11:24 AM
  • "Some Oracle database users face support window's end, price hike: It's unclear how many users will be affected by the end of Premier Support for database release 11gR1" IDG News Service 11:27 AM
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