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MacSurfer's Archive: Friday, September 7, 2012
 

 

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Weekend Highlights: Over at The Telegraph, Roy Williams believes Apple should tap into the tremendous R&D talent in the UK; Computerworld's Mike Elgan highlights three groups who can't wait for the Apple Watch, developers, accessory makers, and market analysts; Will Apple play Christmas spoiler for retailers as consumers opt for expensive iPhone 6 models?; you may have noticed Apps in the App Store are no longer "Free" but instead say "Get", Philip Elmer-DeWitt explains; Jonny Evans dives in to the Apple Pay pool and how users of the service spend big; is Apple's thermonuclear war on Android over? It might be suggests Jeff John Roberts at Gigaom, in light of court filings; Apple updates iWork for iCloud with more languages, fonts, easy file renaming — more in our OS X section; Ted Landau discusses bug causing Yosemite to rename shared computers; Dennis Sellers reviews WALTR, an OS X app letting you copy files to your iDevice w/o iTunes; iPhone 6 outselling iPhone 6 Plus was 6:1, now down to 3:1; current "Apple suppliers say GT Advanced promised too much"; Gorilla Glass 4 very tough; more dangers in Masque malware as legit apps have been infiltrated; iPhone 6 Plus shipping times down, in stock in more places ahead of holidays; TechCrunch has a pic of a 24k gold iPad Air 2; John Stewart received a surprising call from Steve Jobs after the comedian skewered Apple on his show; is the future of homework to be found in video games!?; and could games receive new ratings for sexism?; Walt Mossberg's Re/code blog kills comments.

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Apple/Macintosh
  • "New iPhone to Support LTE Around the World: though it is unlikely to be available on every carrier, people familiar with the matter said."  WSJ.com [Paid Membership Required] 7:05 PM
  • "Apple's next iPhone to sport 4G LTE tech, report says" CNET News 7:44 PM
  • "iPad Mini is Apple's ace in battle with aggressive Amazon, analysts say: New Kindle Fire tablets impressive, but unlikely to unseat iPad from the throne"  Computerworld 8:19 AM
  • "Apple iPhone 5 Demand Alone Will Push Stock Price Past $800" Money Morning 7:05 PM
  • "Apple's Fight, Far From the Hardware Front: Apple is hard at work trying to send hardware makers like Nokia NOK1V.HE +6.42%, RIM and Dell to early graves, but the Cupertino, Calif., company faces an uphill battle with its Internet-based rivals." WSJ Blogs 7:18 PM
  • "Apple mulls licensing radio streaming service, report says: Negotiations are under way, but it could be months before Apple could launch a new service" IDG News Service 8:18 AM
  • "Apple in talks for free Internet radio - report: Apple is in talks to license music for broadcast on a custom online radio service modeled after Pandora, The Wall Street Journal reported on Thursday." Telegraph 8:05 AM
  • "Apple Tries to Make Radio Play" WSJ.com [Paid Membership Required] 7:24 PM
  • "Apple could buy 60 Pandoras: So why would it bother to roll its own Internet radio service?"  Fortune 8:20 AM
  • "Apple Ready to Rumble in Samsung's Home Turf/It is easy to see why Apple would take on Samsung in South Korea: If it could score a win there, it would have a devastating psychological impact. 'It is easy to forget that these huge companies are made up of people like you and me, and they can get discouraged by what is happening,' said attorney Christopher M. Collins. A win in South Korea would likely have a painful financial impact on Samsung as well." E-Commerce Times 11:05 AM
  • "AAPL V. Samsung: Injunction Tough, Says Jefferies, Settlement Likely" Barron's 7:24 PM
  • "iPhone is bigger than all of Microsoft: As the iPhone 5 launch date approaches, here's a look at just how critical the iPhone is to Apple's success." CNNMoney 8:29 AM
  • "Judge: Apple not liable for dropped, broken iPhone screens/A US judge has ruled that punters who drop their iPhones, smashing the smartphone's glass screen in the process, can't blame Apple for it." Register Hardware 8:10 AM
  • "HTC Patents Challenged by Apple Probably Valid, Judge Say: Apple Inc. may face a difficult task invalidating two HTC Corp. patents for data transmission in wireless devices, a U.S. trade judge said at a trial that could lead to import bans on the newest iPad and next version of the iPhone." Bloomberg 9:49 AM
  • "Apple and Google need more time for appeal of Judge Posner's ruling and in a Miami litigation" Foss Patents 12:15 PM
  • "South Korea called 'courageous' for investigating Samsung's patent abuse" AppleInsider 7:36 PM
  • "China's knockoff phonemaker to patent design of rumored iPhone 5: GooPhone i5 makers, a Chinese knockoff phone manufacturer, says it has applied to patent the aircraft design in the rumored iPhone 5 in a bid to block Apple's yet-to-be launched new iPhone from entering the China market."  ZDNet 8:41 AM
  • "Three publishers in Apple e-book pricing probe have settlement approved" V3 4:33 PM
OS X
News
  • "Tool Allows Mac OS X Hackers With Root Access to Easily Extract Keychain Data" IDG News Service 11:17 AM
AppleCare/Troubleshooting
  • "Q&A: MacFixIt Answers/We answer reader questions about the best practices for prolonging battery life, and more." MacFixIt 7:49 PM
  • "Received this suggestion from the Apple Support Communities forum in response to my plea for help with Supreme Commander on my MacBookPro Retina using Boot Camp: Try to go to the options within the game and go to the video tab. select 'windowed' at the primary adapter. This worked for me. It works! I do have to played in windowed mode, but at least I can see the cursor in the game and play again." MacInTouch 9:16 AM
  • "Has Apple said anything about supplying Mountain Lion on media for those of us with slower connections? My internet connection is (free) WiFi. I would rather pay for a DVD or thumb drive (like the last OS) than find a way to connect to a high-speed connection that I don't need otherwise." MacInTouch 9:16 AM
  • "Aperture - troubleshooting print color problem" MacInTouch 9:17 AM
  • "Safari Hiding Links Bug: I keep noticing a bug where in some cases Safari will not display a link. I'm not sure when it started, but it's not new with OS X 10.8.1." inessential 8:24 PM
Reviews/How-To/Tips
  • "System Preferences in OS X 10.8, Mountain Lion: Time Machine" eXtensions 9:41 AM
  • "Ask the iTunes Guy: Manipulating files" Macworld 8:36 AM
  • "Q&A: Adding Missing Titles to iTunes Tracks" New York Times [Free/Paid Registration Required] 8:24 AM
  • "MacMost Now 758: Quickly Launch Apps With LaunchPad" MacMost 10:41 AM
  • "Flare 1.4 review: Add effects and textures to your photos without turning them all green" Macworld UK 9:03 AM
  • "Banish Those Mountain Lion Banner Notifications With A Swipe [OS X Tips] Cult of Mac 8:43 AM
  • "Start Web Sharing in OS X Mountain Lion the Easy Way with a Preference Panel" OS X Daily 12:16 PM
  • "Set OS X Mountain Lion's Update Frequency to Any Schedule You Want" Lifehacker 9:31 AM
  • "Live Mac Life On The Edge: Use The Latest Safari-like Browser For Free" Mac 360 7:57 AM
  • "A Free Way To Get Rid Of All Those Annoying Vertical Lines In Forwarded Email" NoodleMac 7:57 AM
  • "Free: Add A Little Context Control To Your Mac's Location Or Destination With ControlPlane" TeraTalks 7:57 AM
  • "2 New, Better, Ways To Browse Archive Contents On Your Mac (one is free)" Mac 360 7:57 AM
  • "A Simple, Elegant, Secure Way To Password Protect Files On Your Mac (any files you want kept private)" BohemianBoomer 7:57 AM
  • "How To Play 8-ball Pool On Your Mac For Free" McSolo 7:57 AM
Op/Ed
  • "Hey Apple, Fix iTunes First"  Mashable 7:26 PM
  • "IBook Support For The Apple TV? Fine, So How 'Bout The Mac?" MacNews 9:17 AM
  • "Twitter to ditch its Mac app? Rumour has it that Twitter is planning to stop development of its Mac client" Macworld UK 8:58 AM
Press Releases
  • "Sony announces new pro audio suite for OS X" TUAW 7:29 PM
  • "SCOtutor for Mountain Lion Tutorial App Launched" prMac 8:56 AM
General Interest/Potpourri
  • "FedEx preparing for 'surge' on anticipated Sept. 21 'iPhone 5' launch date" AppleInsider 7:29 PM
  • "Redesigned iPhone (N42) being announced next week at iPhone 4S price points"  9 to 5 Mac 9:30 AM
  • "Next iPhone to cost the same as last iPhone, report says" CNET News 4:32 PM
  • "iPhone 5 Will Reportedly Cost the Same as the iPhone 4S Does Now" Gizmodo 11:10 AM
  • "Apple, Samsung in crosshairs of rivals: Amazon, Nokia and Motorola seek a spot in a two-horse race" MarketWatch 8:29 AM
  • "Apple's secret weapon for iPhone 5: satisfaction"  Computerworld 8:58 AM
  • "iPhone again tops J.D. Power satisfaction survey" CNET News 8:12 AM
  • "Apple's iPhone tops JD Power satisfaction survey for 8th straight time" AppleInsider 9:03 AM
  • "Mobile Phone Satisfaction: It's good to own an iPhone" FairerPlatform 9:36 AM
  • "Apple Ranks Highest in Customer Satisfaction Among Smartphone Manufacturers" MacPrices 8:01 PM
  • "Apple makes big push into Sunnyvale: Apple's explosive worldwide growth is about to transform this leafy 100-year-old South Bay town of 142,000 residents." Contra Costa Times 9:58 PM
  • "Meet Apple's Favorite Blogger" ["John Gruber makes an estimated $500,000 a year from his blog Daring Fireball. But his relationship with Apple is priceless."]  Bloomberg Businessweek 8:26 AM
  • "The Big Business of Apple Blogs" Bloomberg 8:35 AM
  • "Apple could drop iPhone 3GS next week, says report" CNET News 10:14 AM
  • "Colorful banners for Sep 12 Phone 5 Apple Event now going up" AppleInsider 7:37 PM
  • "Apple sets the stage for next week's iPhone event (pictures)" CNET News 7:43 PM
  • "Airlines Add Passbook Support Ahead Of iOS 6 Launch" App Advice 8:39 AM
  • "Apple Gives Taiwan's Eva Airways a Big Thumbs-Up for integrating iPad into their Operations" Patently Apple 11:47 AM
  • "Two more major airlines to set to roll out Passbook support, report says" AppleInsider 7:36 PM
  • "Foxconn Defends Internships After Reports of Forced Work: Foxconn Technology Group said its interns in China are free to leave the program at any time after local newspapers reported that students from vocational schools were forced to make USB cables for Apple Inc.'s new iPhone." Bloomberg 10:44 AM
  • "Obama Chooses Steve Jobs Over Google" Mashable 8:48 AM
  • "ATandT Expands 4G LTE Coverage as iPhone 5 Looms" eWeek 11:04 AM
  • "New activation numbers show Android tablets catching up to iPad" ZDNet 10:43 AM
  • "Library increases attendance with iPhone, iPad apps and classes" TUAW 9:07 AM
  • "iPad Drafted as NFL Playbook: Pro Football Calls an Audible" Tapscape 12:13 PM
  • "Lady Gaga to Little Monsters: 'start asking for iPads For Xmas!!'" Macworld UK 8:57 AM
Non-Apple News
  • "Trouble ahead? 4G LTE Kindle Fire doesn't yet have FCC approval for sale" Digital Trends 10:05 PM
  • "Wearable Tech 7: Circuit Chic" [Slideshow] ZDNet 1:19 PM
  • "Playstation Vita hack disrupts developers" TG Daily 1:02 PM
  • "Valve's indie Steam Greenlight gets a $100 submission fee" Indie Research 1:01 PM
  • "LSI CTO touts promise of flash, open source" EE Times 11:45 AM
  • "Two more tiny, sub-$100 Linux PCs join the fray" PCWorld 11:38 AM
  • "Facebook prematurely sends out satisfaction survey to some users" Los Angeles Times [Paid Membership Required] 11:27 AM
  • "LG front-runs Sony with ultra-definition 84-in TV" Associated Press 10:34 AM
  • "Sleuths Trace New Zero-Day Attacks to Hackers Who Hit Google" Wired 1:14 PM
  • "Google Doodle pays homage to 'Star Trek'" USA Today 1:09 PM
  • "Google snags patent on price discrimination" The Register 1:07 PM
  • "Google Brings 45 Degree Imagery To 30 New Cities In Google Maps" TechCrunch 12:58 PM
  • "Google Aurora Attackers Still On Loose, Symantec Says" InformationWeek 11:18 AM
  • "Google to open first Latin America data centre in Chile" BBC 10:30 AM
  • "Wartime diary helps to tell Colossus story" BBC 10:30 AM
  • "A Firefox Smartphone for the Poor" New York Times [Free/Paid Registration Required] 10:15 AM
  • "Android 4.1.1 rolls out to Galaxy Nexus, Nexus S 4G via Sprint" CNET News 10:12 AM
  • "HTC announces One SC smartphone with funky backside" CNET News 10:12 AM
  • "Nokia's Previous Lumia Flagship Now Just $20: Released as the top-of-line Windows Phone just five months ago, the Lumia 900 now can be had for the price of a couple of movie tickets." InformationWeek 1:59 PM
  • "EMC CEO Tucci to remain until at least Feb. 15" MarketWatch 9:43 AM
  • "Verizon CEO says Samsung may be 'dark horse' in mobile OS battle" Reuters 10:00 AM
  • "Apple, Samsung in crosshairs of rivals: Amazon, Nokia and Motorola seek a spot in a two-horse race" MarketWatch 9:42 AM
  • "When Will Amazon Take on Netflix Directly? Ask Jeff Bezos." AllThingsD 9:42 AM
  • "Amazon takes on Apple by slicing prices of tablets" Boston Herald 8:23 AM
  • "Amazon to sell Kindle Fire tablets in the UK" Telegraph 8:05 AM
Publications/Podcasts
  • "TUAW Origin Stories: Picky" TUAW 7:29 PM
  • "Gene Steinberg meets tech commentator Rob Pegoraro and Laptop magazine's Avram Piltch this week on The Tech Night Owl LIVE!" The Tech Night Owl 7:04 PM
  • "Apple Announcements, Apple HDTV, iOS Getting Stale?, stolen UDIDs (Podcast)" Insanely Great Mac 7:57 AM
Hardware/Software
  • "Apple to unveil new lineup of desktop iMacs"  FOXNews 8:38 AM
  • "New iMac Models Are Coming Soon" AppleBitch 3:34 PM
  • "Leaked cases reveal new iPod nano and iPod touch designs" BGR 7:38 PM
  • "Apple Supply Chain: Now With Less Samsung"  AllThingsD 8:18 AM
  • "Apple Shifts iPhone Chip Suppliers" WSJ.com [Paid Membership Required] 8:28 AM
  • "Apple Cuts Its Samsung Chip Orders For New iPhone: Source" Reuters 8:43 AM
  • "Apple shifts memory-chip suppliers for new iPhone" MarketWatch 9:46 AM
  • "Apple cutting back on Samsung components for iPhone 5, but not out of hate" The Verge 8:52 AM
  • "iPhone 5 Bumper and Cases Available in China Ahead of iPhone 5 Launch (video)"  M.I.C. Gadget 8:35 AM
  • "2 very different iPhone 5 preview videos emerge: Could an iPhone 5-to-iPad converter really be up Apple's sleeve?" Network World 11:47 AM
  • "Apple aims to produce updated iPad Retina, says DisplaySearch" CNET News 8:12 AM
  • "DisplaySearch: Apple re-engineering the iPad's Retina Display around thinner IGZO tech" iDownload Blog 10:12 AM
  • "New photos suggest no NFC or fingerprint scanner for iPhone 5" Macworld UK 8:58 AM
  • "EarSmart filtering tech for Siri 'unlikely' to be included in iPhone 5" The Verge 8:53 AM
  • "Nvidia K5000 for Mac GPUs Sport Kepler Architecture" eWeek 11:05 AM
  • "Audience noise-canceling tech won't come to new iPhones" CNET News 8:12 AM
  • "Apple Snubs Samsung As Memory Supplier For First Batch of iPhone 5" VernonChan 8:38 PM
  • "Apple Is Mixing Up Speech Recognition and Sound Processing in the iPhone 5" Gizmodo 8:45 AM
  • "Apple Lifts Ban on BitTorrent Apps, Or So It Seems" TorrentFreak 9:29 AM
  • "Living without a DVD Drive, WD Portable Drives Go USB 3, Superfast Velociraptor Duo Drive, and More" Low End Mac 9:56 PM
  • "Time to Ditch Java?, Computers vs. Dementia, Half of Americans Stressed by Computers, and More" Low End Mac 9:56 PM
AppleCare/Helps
  • "AppleCare: The Ultimate Guide" Mactuts+ 9:03 AM
Price Trackers/Deals
  • "Trine 2 For Mac Is Temporarily Available For $3.99 (Normally $14.99)" Apple Sliced 8:10 AM
  • "Rescue City Full For iPhone Is Free Right Now (Previously $0.99)" Apple Sliced 8:10 AM
  • "VintageHero For iPhone and iPad Is Free Today (Was $0.99)" Apple Sliced 8:10 AM
  • "MacBook Air Prices & Sales" MacPrices 8:13 AM
  • "MacBook Pro Prices & Sales" MacPrices 8:13 AM

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Reviews/How-To/Tutorials/Tips
Reviews
  • "New Kindle Fire HD (vs iPad) review: How will Amazon's Kindle Fire UK release stand up to Apple's iPad?" Macworld UK 12:28 PM
  • "Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 vs Apple New Ipad head to head review" The Inquirer 8:14 AM
  • "The Kowala transforms your iPad into a lapboard and easel" Macworld 11:24 AM
  • "HoverBar mount for iPad review" iMore 8:37 AM
iPad/iPhone/iPod touch Apps
  • "NextGuide for iPad tries to bridge gap between live, streaming TV" CNET Reviews 4:32 PM
  • "Avocado: Sharing Of Photos, Messages & To-Do Lists For Couples [iPhone] AddictiveTips 8:43 AM
  • "Appidemic: House Pest for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch" AppleTell 9:03 AM
  • "iOS Gems: Avengers Initiative, Little Masters + Wipeout Article" iLounge 11:50 AM
  • "'Super Hexagon' Review - As The Six-Side World Turns" Touch Arcade 7:48 PM
  • "'Splice: Tree of Life' for iPad Review - Sexy on a Cellular Level" Touch Arcade 7:48 PM
  • "Moms Can Make iOS Apps, Too" Mac|Life 10:12 AM
  • "What's My IQ? Review" 148Apps 9:08 AM
  • "Super Hexagon Review" 148Apps 12:16 PM
  • "FireJumpers Review" 148Apps 10:43 AM
  • "Offworld Review" 148Apps 10:13 AM
  • "Babel Rising: Cataclysm Review/Play God and smash, electrocute and drown your minions, all before they manage to build a tower. It's really not as gruesome as it sounds." 148Apps 8:31 AM
How-To/Tutorial
  • "Orientation Changes for iPhone: There are two ways to change the orientation of controls when the device orientation changes. The simplest way is to use the controls found in the Size Inspector (shown here) to set behavior for individual controls." The iPhone Developer Resource 9:03 AM
  • "How to set up multiple email addresses for iMessage" iMore 8:37 AM
Tips
  • "Tip: How to delete data from an iPhone" USA Today 4:34 PM
Analysis/Commentary/Editorial/Opinion
  • "[Leaked] Official iPhone 5 Promo Video" VernonChan 10:05 PM
  • "What I'd like to see in the iPhone 5" CNET Reviews 10:03 PM
  • "Apple iPhone 5 event adds to Intel woes" CNET News 10:03 PM
  • "iPods could get refreshed next week" Neowin 9:59 PM
  • "Yes, We Can Make iPhones in America"  Forbes 8:16 PM
  • "Next iPhone Will Reportedly Be Compatible With LTE Around The World" TechCrunch 7:29 PM
  • "Siri, Why Are You Having Trouble Connecting?" TechCrunch 7:29 PM
  • "Decoding Apple's naming rules" TUAW 7:29 PM
  • "New iPhone: Bust or Gangbuster?" [Video Report] CNBC 7:19 PM
  • "As The Dockpocalypse Nears, Bluetooth-Enabled iPhone Substitutes Abound" TechCrunch 12:16 PM
  • "Why Apple Wants To Kill The 2nd Biggest Mobile Ad Business On The Planet" Business Insider 11:07 AM
  • "Mark Cuban: If I Was Apple, I Wouldn't Sue Samsung Over Patents, I'd Be Hustling" [Video Report] Business Insider 10:13 AM
  • "Weak Rivals Ensure Apple's Dominance For Another iPhone Generation" Forbes 10:09 AM
  • "Apple May Lose The Smartphone War To Google" Seeking Alpha 9:07 AM
  • "iPhone 5: 10 Things To Expect From Apple" [Slideshow] InformationWeek 11:21 AM
  • "What I want to see from Apple on September 12: Absolutely nothing" Digital Trends 10:42 AM
  • "2012 iMac Release Date is September 19? Signs Say, Yes" Tapscape 7:12 PM
  • "iPhone 5 Rumors: Reasonable to Ridiculous" Tapscape 7:12 PM
  • "iPhone 5 – Full Rumor Roundup" Tapscape 7:12 PM
  • "More Evidence For September 21 Ship Date For iPhone 5"  TechCrunch 9:03 AM
  • "DOJ, please don't let up on Apple, book publishers: Consumers win when court rejects argument that price fixing is okay because Amazon is discounting everyone out of business. Fear is not an excuse to price fix."  CNET News 8:56 AM
  • "Wolverton: My offbeat wish list for the iPhone 5" San Jose Mercury News [Free Registration Required] 9:02 AM
  • "Top 10 iPhone 5 features we want Apple to include" V3 8:37 AM
  • "Why Apple would want to move into music streaming" GigaOM 7:38 PM
  • "Report: Apple to Move Into Web Radio" Inc. 12:28 PM
  • "Is Apple Putting Pandora Back In A Box?" Seeking Alpha 9:31 AM
  • "Apple Working on Pandora-Like Service?" PadGadget 9:29 AM
  • "Apple again said to be developing a streaming music service to rival Spotify and Pandora" BGR 8:35 AM
  • "Kindle Fire vs. iPad: The battle at home may hurt your iPad at work/The Amazon.com and Apple iTune-centered ecosystems will battle over content for the home, with repercussions that go far beyond" InfoWorld 11:23 AM
  • "Amazon Revamp Puts Apple On Notice/Amazon announced some excellent new Kindle Fire tablets and phenomenal pricing on Thursday. But make no mistake: Its battle with Apple centers on content services." InformationWeek 11:21 AM
  • "Amazon Fails to Take a Bite Out of Apple/The buzz surrounding Amazon's Kindle event may have been around the new products announced, but it's clear the Seattle-based company has one target in mind: Apple" TheStreet 9:37 AM
  • "Did Bezos Knock Apple or Android?" TidBITS 12:24 PM
  • "Amazon vs. Apple: Jeff Bezos Just Squashed Tim Cook"  TheStreet 9:37 AM
  • "Does Kindle Fire HD Torch the iPhone 5 Release?" The Motley Fool 9:02 AM
  • "Amazon's New Kindle Fire Tablets May Look Good, But The iPad Will Still Be King [Report] Cult of Mac 8:43 AM
  • "Amazon Kindle Fire HD called 'ambitious,' but unlikely to dethrone Apple's iPad" AppleInsider 8:31 AM
  • "Samsung And Nokia's Strategy vs. Apple: Fake It Until You Make It" PixoBebo 7:57 AM
  • "Mac Websites Display The Obvious: The Mac Isn't Dead, But It's Fading Away" Mac 360 7:56 AM
Non-Apple
  • "Amazon Updates Kindle Fire with HD Display, Revamps E-Reader Lineup" TidBITS 4:18 PM
  • "HTC: Here's how we're going to get back into the game" CNET News 1:55 PM
  • "Asperger's study asks: Are hackers cognitively different?" CNET News 1:55 PM
  • "BlackBerry fragmentation is the spectre that haunts RIM" ZDNet 1:18 PM
  • "Ubuntu 12.10 Beta 1: Preview" ZDNet 1:18 PM
  • "Five things Desktop Linux has to do to beat Windows 8" ZDNet 1:17 PM
  • "Survey Says Core Gamers Recently Declined — Should We Be Worried?" Techland 1:08 PM
  • "Edgy penguins test-fly Ubuntu's Quantal Quetzal" The Register 1:07 PM
  • "The New Smartphone Incrementalism: Tiny advances are loudly proclaimed as the industry battles over fractions of an ever-vaster global mobile market." Technology Review 12:59 PM
  • "Hottest Android news and rumors for week ending Sept. 7" Network World 11:41 AM
  • "Why smartphones need more protection than 'not-smartphones'" PCWorld 11:38 AM
  • "Why Johnny doesn't understand cloud computing: Recent survey shows that most Americans don't understand cloud computing -- and it's our fault" InfoWorld 11:20 AM
  • "10 tech expenses your business can do without" [Slideshow] PCWorld 11:19 AM
  • "Android Designers Seek Distance From Apple Smartphones: Samsung's $1.05 billion patent infringement loss against Apple sends Android designers back to their drawing boards. Is there a safe, smart, and marketable smartphone design that's very different?" InformationWeek 11:16 AM
  • "NAND flash memory in short supply" EE Times 10:56 AM
  • "Why I've got a sync'ing feeling about Amazon's new Kindle Fire" The Register 1:06 PM
  • "Amazon Kindle Special Offers Are a Disgrace" PC Magazine 11:36 AM
  • "With New Kindle Fire HD, Amazon Emphasizes Service Over Style" Forbes 11:11 AM
  • "Amazon announcement: new Kindles. Hollywood: new worries./Amazon announcement of seven new Kindles is a boon for consumers. But Hollywood worries the Amazon announcement will speed the move from buying to renting movies." Christian Science Monitor 10:43 AM
  • "How Nokia's Lumia hopes carry the weight of a nation" ZDNet 1:18 PM
  • "Lumia 920: Nokia, Microsoft Finally Bring Their 'A' Game" BYTE 10:18 AM
  • "Mozilla's Firefox OS: Take It Seriously" OStatic 10:43 AM
  • "Nokia and How to Ruin a Product Launch" Mike McHargue 9:58 AM
  • "Lock & home screen ads aid Amazon's aggressive pricing of Kindle Fire HD" AppleInsider 10:42 AM
  • "What I Like About Amazon's Strategy" Tech.pinions 9:28 AM
  • "Review: Kindle Fire HD screen is a big improvement" Associated Press 8:23 AM
Humor/Cartoons
  • "Video: S**t Apple fanatics say" Fortune 9:08 AM
Press Releases/Products/Public Relations
  • "Details of Pogo Connect iPad stylus unveiled" AppleTell 10:06 PM
  • "Official Thor: Son Of Asgard Game For iOS Hammers Into The App Store, Free For A Limited Time!" Redmond Pie 9:57 PM
  • "This Interface Could Actually Turn Your iPad Into a Killer Portable Studio" Gizmodo 9:56 PM
  • "Five iOS apps to help you say good-bye to summer, hello to fall" TUAW 8:24 PM
  • "VEVO's New iPad App Adds Personalized Playlists, Social Sharing & Continuous Playback" TechCrunch 7:29 PM
  • "Zazzle Instant Brings Custom Product Creation To Your iPhone" TechCrunch 4:35 PM
  • "Logitech's Ultrathin Keyboard Cover and Solar Keyboard Folio For iPad Hit the Fashion Runway" MacPrices 4:18 PM
  • "Mac Pro users gain unprecedented new graphics performance thanks to Nvidia Quadro K5000" Architosh 12:15 PM
  • "'Bubble Shot!' Now Released On iOS is Ready To Satisfy Your Gaming Addiction" GamesBizWire 12:14 PM
  • "Timbre iPhone App Offers Stunning, Simple Local Live Music Discovery" TechCrunch 10:43 AM
  • "LifeProof Case for iPod Touch Expands Product Offerings" PRNewswire 9:44 AM
  • "iSkin Preps New Products in Time for the iPhone® 5" PRWeb 9:10 AM
  • "Part™ for Apple's iPhone Gets Pushy With Photo Interaction" Business Wire 9:09 AM
  • "Fotopedia Extends Global Ad Model Designed for iPad to 200 Countries" Business Wire 9:09 AM
  • "Solitaire Blitz and Talking Zombatar on the way for iOS" 148Apps 8:56 AM
  • "Don't call it an Instagram clone: EyeEm debuts new social photo apps for iOS, Android" The Next Web 8:48 AM
  • "Circle of 6 for iPhone and Android Prevents Violence, Gives You a Way Out of Dangerous Situations" Lifehacker 8:38 AM
  • "Giftly rewraps gift cards in iPhone app" CNET News 8:11 AM
  • "Part™ for Apple's iPhone Gets Pushy With Photo Interaction" Business Wire 8:05 AM
  • "SecurityLocker case for iPad 3 - probably the most safe case for iPad 3" USBfever 8:04 AM
  • "Scottish Gaelic Immersion HD special price cut September 8 and 9" prMac 8:24 PM
  • "NewMacgadgets Introduces a New Line of iPad and iPhone Security Products" prMac 9:30 AM
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  • "Codespot Mobile releases Draw and Roll Game on iTunes App Store" prMac 8:04 AM
  • "Effective math practice on iPad; Splash Math saves time, money and trees" prMac 8:04 AM
  • "Free Smart Dress Up Game hits Apple App Store" prMac 8:04 AM
  • "InJoyee Release Mr. & Mrs. Cutie Pie Game for iOS" prMac 8:04 AM
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  • "Kitchen Guru Turns iPad into a Digital Cookbook" prMac 8:03 AM
  • "Mobile Spy v6.0 Presents iPhone Tracking with Live Screen Viewer" prMac 8:03 AM
  • "MoviePro App takes iPhone 4S video recording to the next level" prMac 8:03 AM
  • "Swift - Speed up, slow down, or download video / audio from any website" prMac 8:03 AM
  • "Transform your Photos and Videos into Professional Pencil Drawings" prMac 8:03 AM
  • "Quad Screen Browser for iPad - Leveraging the power of 4 browser windows" prMac 8:03 AM
  • "Operatio Apps Releases Pin Tiki Ball 1.0 - Universal App for iPad/iPhone" prMac 8:03 AM
  • "Teva Games debut Ride & Jump Derby HD - a Horse tale" prMac 8:03 AM
  • "Bowling Paradise 2.0 on iOS: Ultra-Realistic Bowling Sim for 1-4 Players" prMac 8:03 AM
  • "It's Obama Time?! - New iOS Simulator" prMac 8:03 AM
  • "UNNYHOG Entertainment introduces LookOut - Blizzard for iOS" prMac 8:03 AM
Computer Industry
  • "Hewlett-Packard Stock To Go Ex-dividend Monday" TheStreet 9:50 AM
  • "HP Names Microsoft Exec Robert Youngjohns to Run Autonomy" AllThingsD 1:48 PM
  • "Microsoft Warns Of Looming Digital Certificate Deadline: To improve Windows security, a Microsoft security update soon will block access to RSA digital certificates that have a key length of less than 1,024 bits." InformationWeek 1:58 PM
  • "Microsoft: Avoid a (bad) October surprise, lengthen RSA certificates now/Microsoft urges a long-overdue security upgrade" Network World 11:41 AM
  • "Microsoft warns of encryption changes ahead of monthly patch release" V3 1:10 PM
  • "New version of Microsoft virtualization, management tool bundle coming in Q4 2012" ZDNet 1:17 PM
  • "Microsoft banks on India's developer ecosystem to drive Windows Phone" ZDNet 1:19 PM
  • "IBM's Watson On Smartphones Will Lead To Business Analytics Unchained" Forbes 1:51 PM
  • "Intel and rivals prepare for IDF chip battle" ZDNet 1:17 PM
  • "Intel to showcase new chips as investors eye stagnant PC sales" Reuters 9:50 AM
  • "Is Intel Going the Cisco Way?" Forbes 1:52 PM
  • "Intel Lowers Sales Outlook for Third Quarter on Weak Demand for Chips" AllThingsD 9:47 AM
  • "Intel slashes outlook as PC demand weakens" CNNMoney 9:32 AM
  • "Intel cuts third-quarter revenue outlook" MarketWatch 9:43 AM
  • "Intel Cuts Revenue Outlook" WSJ.com [Paid Membership Required] 9:36 AM
  • "Intel has long road to catch up in handset processor segment, says ARM vice president" DigiTimes 10:55 AM
  • "Intel better get busy in mobile" MarketWatch 1:49 PM
  • "Intel to showcase next-gen Haswell chips at IDF" V3 1:10 PM
  • "Intel introduces budget Ivy Bridge Core i3, Pentium desktop processors" ZDNet 1:18 PM
  • "White House drafting standards to guard U.S. against cyberattack, officials say" Washington Post [Free Registration Required] 1:13 PM
  • "Personal cloud subscriptions expected to reach half a billion this year" Network World 11:41 AM
  • "Computing using water droplets" TG Daily 1:02 PM
  • "EMC, IBM, NetApp Lead Disk Storage Systems Market: IDC" eWeek 10:59 AM
  • "IDC: Storage spending defied economic woes in Q2/Full-featured modular systems helped drive midrange storage revenue up by double digits" IDG News Service 11:40 AM
  • "Ex-pat IT pros have oversized packages: Japan and India pay more, but your wage may go further in developing nations" The Register 1:07 PM
  • "Worst third quarter 'in the history of PCs' on its way -- analyst" CNET News 1:56 PM
Finances (Click heading for current Apple Stock price.)
Apple News
  • "Apple shares reach new high with event on the way" MarketWatch 4:33 PM
  • "AAPL stock surges past 680 all time high ahead of iPhone 5 launch" 9 to 5 Mac 10:12 AM
  • "How to protect yourself from Apple" MarketWatch 8:30 AM
  • "Apple win sends mixed signal for suppliers" Financial Times [Paid Membership Required] 11:09 AM
Industry News
  • "Tech Stocks: Intel, Microsoft losses drag on tech stocks/Pandora, Audience shares crash on concerns about Apple moves" MarketWatch 4:37 PM
  • "U.S. stocks edge up, score gains for the week: Major indexes at multiyear highs; jobs data up Fed stimulus view" MarketWatch 4:39 PM
  • "U.S. Stocks Rise Amid Stimulus Bets After Employment Data" Bloomberg 9:58 AM
  • "After Ugly Jobs Report, QE3 Hopes Keep Stocks Afloat" FOXBusiness 11:15 AM
  • "Stocks Edge Up to Close at Multi-Year Highs" TheStreet 4:39 PM
  • "Stocks end the week with strong gains" CNNMoney 4:40 PM
  • "Stocks Close at Multiyear High" WSJ.com [Paid Membership Required] 4:40 PM
  • "Investors pull back after weak jobs report: U.S. stock futures lost steam Friday morning, following a disappointing jobs report." CNNMoney 9:30 AM
  • "Asia Markets: Asia stocks celebrate China stimulus, ECB" MarketWatch 9:36 AM
  • "Asian Shares Rally as ECB Plan Boosts Sentiment" WSJ.com [Paid Membership Required] 9:42 AM
  • "Europe Markets: Europe stocks up 2.3% for week, banks rise/Falling yields on Italian and Spanish bonds underpin equities" MarketWatch 1:44 PM
  • "Bond Prices, Euro Jump Again on ECB Bond Plan: Traders and investors ignored gaps in the European Central Bank's new bond-buying plan Friday, propelling prices of Spanish and Italian bonds to their strongest levels in months and pumping the euro higher." WSJ.com [Paid Membership Required] 1:44 PM
  • "Most active Nasdaq-traded stocks: Nasdaq's 10 most active stocks at the close of trading" Associated Press 7:06 PM
  • "Final Glance: Computer companies/Computer companies shares mixed at the close of trading" Associated Press 7:06 PM
  • "Midday Glance: Computer companies/Computer companies shares mixed at 1 p.m." Associated Press 1:50 PM
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