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MacSurfer's Archive: Monday, September 17, 2012


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Friday Highlights: Jury in the never-ending patent battle between Apple and Samsung finds the South Korean company must pay $539 million to Apple in damages—reports in our Apple/Macintosh section; in other legal news, court documents reveal Apple did actually know "iPhone 6 was bendier than previous models" concerning touch disease; several articles at Triangle Business Journal cover Apple's close ties with Research Triangle Park, asking if area is actually ready for larger Apple presence, seeing possible revolution in area tech community with Apple's decision; Low End Mac warns of using SATA III drives in a Mac only equipped to handle SATA II; Jon Collins catches up with the creators of Mellel word processor for Mac; Apple blocks Steam app on iOS meaning you can no longer enjoy PC games on your iDevice, Killian Bell at Cult of Mac calls ban "silly".

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  • "iPhone 5 Pre-Orders Top Two Million in First 24 Hours: Apple® today announced pre-orders of its iPhone® 5 topped two million in just 24 hours, more than double the previous record of one million held by iPhone 4S. Demand for iPhone 5 exceeds the initial supply and while the majority of pre-orders will be delivered to customers on September 21, many are scheduled to be delivered in October"  Apple 8:10 AM
  • "iPhone 5 Pre-Orders Top Two Million in First 24 Hours" Business Wire 8:10 AM
  • "Apple sells 2 million new phones, shares touch $700" Reuters 7:05 PM
  • "AT&T Sets Sales Record for iPhone 5: Most Successful iPhone Launch Ever" AT&T 8:09 AM
  • "AT&T: 'Most successful' iPhone 5 launch smashes sales records/The giant carrier says Apple's latest iPhone has broken sales records in the first weekend of the highly anticipated smartphone going on sale." CNET News 8:01 AM
  • "AT&T Says Latest iPhone Set New Sales Record" [Paid Membership Required] 8:51 AM
  • "Apple: iPhone 5 pre-orders topped 2M in 24 hours" USA Today 10:21 AM
  • "Apple sells 2 mln new phones, sets early order record" Reuters 11:28 AM
  • "iPhone 5 Fastest Selling iPhone Since Last One, Says AT&T" AllThingsD 8:08 AM
  • "AT&T: iPhone 5 Set Sales Record, Was 'Most Successful iPhone Launch Ever'" TechCrunch 8:42 AM
  • "Apple IPhone 5 Pre-Orders Top 2 Million, Doubling Record" Bloomberg 10:06 AM
  • "iPhone 5 'worst case' launch? 6M sold, analyst says" CNET News 7:08 PM
  • "AT&T Sets Sales Record With iPhone 5" Forbes 8:06 AM
  • "Why It's Unnecessary to Completely Reinvent the iPhone Year After Year"  Techland 9:07 AM
  • "Are the Networks Ready for an Influx of iPhone 5? Carriers say 4G LTE infrastructure will cope with the flood of new demand. Others aren't so sure."  Technology Review 8:39 AM
  • "Apple's Leadership and Magic Shine Through" Patently Apple 10:47 AM
  • "Square's Rabois: Retailers Will Opt for iPads Over Registers Within 18 Months"  AllThingsD 8:38 AM
  • "VirnetX Re-Files ITC Complaint Against Apple" PRNewswire 8:07 AM
  • "Siri Provides False Advertising on Your iPhone, Too." Pocketnow 9:47 AM
  • "The iPad goes back to school"  Macworld 8:58 AM
  • "Huge iTunes patch: Apply it and move on/While 163 security fixes is a big update for any product, Apple users should be more concerned with recent Java issues" InfoWorld 11:57 AM
  • "iMessage outages hit again (Update: back up for many)" 9 to 5 Mac 7:00 PM
  • "With iMessage outage, another hiccup for iCloud" GigaOM 6:59 PM
  • "Apple iMessage service hit by outage" V3 9:24 PM
  • "Apple sends apologies for iCloud Mail outage: Apple has emailed customers affected by last week's iCloud outage apologising for the interruption to the service" Macworld UK 8:25 AM
  • "Apple admits iCloud 'unacceptable', vows to not go titsup again" The Register 8:06 AM
  • "Benchmarking Parallels, Fusion, and VirtualBox Against Boot Camp" The Mac Observer 3:08 PM
  • "Dropbox: My New Photo Management App" 512 Pixels 11:45 AM
  • "MacPhun ColorStrokes review: Add stylish effects to your photographs with the click of a mouse" Macworld UK 9:05 AM
  • "Mac 101: Restricting Web Access" TUAW 9:05 AM
  • "Command Line Work: New Users and Terminal (4) --Lists and Manuals" eXtensions 8:13 AM
  • "Launch Your Favorite Apps in Groups with AppleScript" Mactuts+ 9:04 AM
  • "MacMost Now 762: Using the Lookup Function In Numbers" MacMost 9:54 AM
  • "Customize Calendar Notification Center Alerts In Mountain Lion [OS X Tips] Cult of Mac 8:59 AM
  • "Drag Mac App Store and iTunes Store icons to web browser for easier browsing" Mac OS X Hints 9:49 AM
  • "Create Outlook-like reminders for Mail with a keyboard shortcut" Mac OS X Hints 9:49 AM
  • "Free: An Elegant Notes App For The Mac Which Doubles As A Calendar Journal" Mac 360 7:36 AM
  • "A Sad Tale Of A Once Wonderful Mac App That Went To The Dark Side Of Eye Candy Appeal" NoodleMac 7:36 AM
  • "Try The Nifty Way To Play iTunes Music, Videos, Podcasts Without iTunes" NoodleMac 7:36 AM
  • "2 Ways To Download And Play YouTube Videos (one is free, one not so much)" BohemianBoomer 7:36 AM
  • "This Crazy Cool Mac Facial Animation App Can Lip Sync Photos And Images To Your Voice" Mac 360 7:36 AM
  • "99 Requests for Final Cut Pro X: September 17th" FCPXtv 7:57 AM
Press Releases
  • "Mint QuickView for OS X goes from free to $4.99" TUAW 9:04 PM
  • "Fission 2 - Fast Audio Editing on the Mac Is Better Than Ever" Rogue Amoeba 10:14 AM
  • "Mac Version A Possibility For Obsidian's Project Eternity" Inside Mac Games 9:20 AM
  • "Zevrix Graphic Inspector Now Supports Mac OS X Mountain Lion" prMac 11:01 AM
  • "Stellar Launches Photo Recovery v5 for Mac Users to Regain Lost Photos" prMac 8:12 AM
General Interest/Potpourri
  • "Analyst claims Apple and Google will control 98% of the smartphone market this year" BGR 6:57 PM
  • "Apple sees 2 million iPhone 5 orders in 24 hours, doubles previous record held by iPhone 4S" The Next Web 8:32 AM
  • "Apple: First day pre-orders of iPhone 5 top 2M" GigaOM 8:31 AM
  • "New Apple Record: 2 Million iPhones in 24 Hours" CNBC 10:06 AM
  • "Apple 'hasn't really run out of iPhone 5s AT ALL'/In a revelation that seems set to shake the technology world to its very foundations, a clandestine Register source has informed us that secretive shiny-stuff behemoth Apple could easily supply more than enough iPhone 5s to meet initial demand: but that it deliberately chose not to." The Register 8:06 AM
  • "iStunt? Apple iPhone 5 'sell-out' questioned" Melbourne Age 8:40 AM
  • "The 404 1,132: Where we're waiting in line for the iPhone Whatever (podcast)" CNET 7:06 PM
  • "iPhone 5 line sitters: Give us $40-$150 a day" CNET News 7:07 PM
  • "Apple ups iPhone 5 deliveries for some late preorders, report says" CNET News 8:04 AM
  • "Customers queue up for iPhone 5 outside Apple's Fifth Ave store" AppleInsider 8:58 AM
  • "People are already in line for the iPhone 5 at New York Apple Store" iDownload Blog 9:02 AM
  • "Apple lines are party time -- for a night or two" CNET News 10:11 AM
  • "iPhone 5 queue starts at Apple Store in Little Rock, Arkansas (with photos)" MacDailyNews 3:07 PM
  • "iPhone 5 units now likely shipping from China for Friday launch" CNET News 8:04 AM
  • "Now Nokia joins the anti-iPhone 5 party" CNET News 7:08 PM
  • "Google takes on Instagram and Facebook by acquiring top iOS photo app Snapseed" The Verge 11:28 AM
  • "Google acquires iOS Snapseed developer Nik Software: Google just bought the brainchild behind popular iOS app Snapseed, Nik Software." 9 to 5 Google 11:25 AM
  • "Google's Loss=Yandex's Gain In iOS6: Russian Search Giant Nabs Apple Maps API; Search Deal In The Works" TechCrunch 8:37 AM
  • "Yandex to Power iPhone Map Services in Russia" WSJ Blogs 10:21 AM
  • "Backlash against Rip Off Britain pricing for iPhone 5 Lightning converter: With the Lightning accessory costing 16% more in the UK, can Apple be forgiven for changing the iPhone dock connector once a decade" Macworld UK 8:25 AM
  • "Yahoo CEO gives every employee an iPhone 5" Telegraph 8:50 AM
  • "Yahoo staff given free iPhone 5s" TG Daily 8:38 AM
  • "Samsung opens fire at iPhone 5 in new attack ad" BGR 9:08 AM
  • "Korea Times: Samsung to leapfrog iPhone 5 in February" Fortune 8:39 AM
  • "iPhone 'Paintings' Created Using Oil from Human Pores [Pics] Mashable 8:46 AM
Non-Apple News
  • "GPS shoes guide you home from the pub" TG Daily 11:45 AM
  • "TV's next generation may come from China: Ice Screen, the upcoming 26-inch Android-based smart display from China's TCL, looks like the kind of TV a younger generation would appreciate." Fortune 10:52 AM
  • "ARM TechCon probes road to 14-nm ICs" EE Times 10:44 AM
  • "Acer to release second-generation Chromebook in October" DigiTimes 10:43 AM
  • "SignalGuru app helps drivers avoid red lights" Reuters 10:11 AM
  • "Samsung takes jab at iPhone 5 with SIII ad" Mashable 11:25 AM
  • "Samsung Goes On Offensive Against iPhone 5: Samsung releases attack ad pitting the Galaxy S III against the iPhone 5. Parodies of the ad are quickly conjured up by Apple and Nokia fans in response." InformationWeek 10:57 AM
  • "Korea Times: Samsung to leapfrog iPhone 5 in February" Fortune 10:51 AM
  • "Box unveils Accelerator tool for fast and secure uploads" V3 11:53 AM
  • "Box Gives Uploads a Speed Boost, Isn't Worried About Salesforce" AllThingsD 9:56 AM
  • "Start-ups fight back as patent wars intensify" Reuters 9:54 AM
  • "Your smartphone will (eventually) be hacked" CNNMoney 9:27 AM
  • "Microsoft bod dreams up 'Star Trek holodeck' games console" The Register 8:39 AM
  • "The 404 1,132: Where we're waiting in line for the iPhone Whatever (podcast)" CNET 7:06 PM
  • "Beatweek Magazine Best of 2012 issue: Carly Rae Jepsen, Best of iPad+iPhone and more" Beatweek Magazine 5:05 PM
  • "The Samsung Galaxy S III is better than the new iPhone 5 since it uses Micro USB connectors to charge. Disregard the fact that Micro USB comes in different sizes and doesn't play music. Plus more thoughts on Apple's new products." The MT Show 3:05 PM
  • "The AnandTech Podcast: Episode 5" AnandTech 11:02 AM
  • "iMore show 313: Smartly compromised" iMore 9:13 AM
  • "Pegatron reportedly nabs 50 to 60 percent of iPad mini orders, breaks up Foxconn's monopoly" Engadget 9:06 PM
  • "Apple's iPad mini said to be made by Pegatron, Foxconn: A Taiwanese news report says that assembler Pegatron scored 50 percent to 60 percent of production orders on the iPad mini, Foxconn will supposedly get the rest." CNET News 9:06 PM
  • "iPad Mini reportedly enters production, Foxconn gets assistance" SlashGear 9:21 PM
  • "iPhone 5 benchmarks surface: Performance doubles/The iPhone 5's A6 chip could be a performance monster if Geekbench results are legitimate." CNET News 8:05 AM
  • "Apple's new iPod lineup pops up on Amazon" CNET News 8:38 AM
  • "Apple offers up full schematics on new iPod Touch, Nano" CNET News 11:02 AM
  • "Inside iPhone 5: Detailed Drawings, CPU, RAM and More" Tapscape 8:49 AM
  • "Led by Apple's MacBook Air, Twenty Million Ultra-Portable Computers to Ship Worldwide in 2012 – ABI Research" MacPrices 8:13 AM
  • "Apple's iOS 6 Release a Mixed Bag for Security and Privacy" Intego 11:27 AM
  • "Apple iCloud adds iOS-style notification bar, Notes and Reminders web apps" Engadget 8:38 AM
  • "iCloud updated for iPhone 5 and iOS 6 with Notes and Reminders" SlashGear 11:46 AM
  • "The Cheapest Solution To Apple's Obnoxious iPhone 5 Connector Problem" Business Insider 8:45 AM
  • "Concept video shows a better Spotlight for iOS" TUAW 8:29 PM
  • "Apple's iPhone 5 Event, Apple Tops in Smartphone Satisfaction, Quad Screen Browser, and More" Low End Mac 9:08 PM
  • "Does Podcasts App Suck Cellular Data?" TidBITS 3:07 PM
Price Trackers/Deals
  • "Fragger HD For iPad Is Temporarily Available For Free (Normally $2.99), The iPhone Version Is Also Free" Apple Sliced 9:19 AM
  • "Memory For iPhone and iPad Is Free Right Now (Previously $0.99)" Apple Sliced 9:19 AM
  • "Jigsaw Box For iPad Is Free Today (Was $2.99)" Apple Sliced 9:19 AM
  • "MacBook Air Prices & Sales" MacPrices 7:53 AM
  • "MacBook Pro Prices & Sales" MacPrices 7:53 AM
  • "Apple TV Buyer's Guide -Apple TV Prices, Deals, Reviews And Information" MacReviewZone 8:29 AM
  • "Apple Time Capsule Buyer's Guide -Up to $99 Off Currently Shipping Models -Best Prices, Deals, Reviews And Information" MacReviewZone 8:23 AM
  • "Best Selling iPod Accessories -From $15 To $400 -Prices, Reviews And Information" MacReviewZone 8:23 AM

  • "Review: Cooler Master Wake Up Folio for the New iPad and iPad 2" Beatweek Magazine 5:05 PM
  • "New Fitbits can sync with iPhones, Androids via Bluetooth 4.0" Ars Technica 8:58 AM
  • "Free: Use Your Mac To Play The Song Naming Game Everyone Plays (iTunes or radio)" McSolo 7:36 AM
iPad/iPhone/iPod touch Apps
  • "Review: Note Taker HD for iPad" Macworld 9:07 AM
  • "Turn Your iPhone Or iPad Into A Server For Sharing Media Between iOS Devices Over WiFi" AddictiveTips 8:55 AM
  • "WhatsApp Messenger Gives You Free Cross Platform Messaging" Best App Site 7:37 AM
  • "Two apps for streaming radio" The Globe and Mail [Free Registration Required] 11:00 AM
  • "Appidemic: Space Holiday for iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad" AppleTell 9:05 AM
  • "Wild Blood Review" Mac|Life 11:42 AM
  • "Dark Meadow for iPad and iPhone review: Visiting Hours at the Worlds Most Inhospitable Hospital" Macworld UK 9:05 AM
  • "King of Opera for iPad and iPhone review: Become the king of Opera" Macworld UK 9:06 AM
  • "'Civil War: 1863' Review - 'A fiery gospel writ in burnished rows of steel'" Touch Arcade 11:27 AM
  • "My InstaStory Review" 148Apps 10:19 AM
  • "Instatag Review" 148Apps 9:08 AM
  • "Walk Score Review: Find the best places to live where a car is not necessary with Walk Score." 148Apps 9:08 AM
  • "ShowMe Xcode Review: ShowMe Xcode lacks attractive looks but there's some useful information here for newbies to Xcode." 148Apps 9:05 AM
  • "Cosmic Bump Review: Chillingo's latest physics puzzler adds in a dash of pinball to make this game stand out." 148Apps 9:05 AM
  • "How to protect your laptop" Macworld 8:59 AM
  • "Change PO Box Billing Address to Order an iPhone" TidBITS 3:06 PM
  • "iPhone 5 buyers guide" iMore 11:02 AM
  • "Your iPhone 5 may already have shipped. Here's how to tell." Houston Chronicle 11:00 AM
  • "How Do I Correctly Identify My iPhone So I Can Sell It?" Forbes 8:38 AM
  • "Q&A: Icon Housekeeping on the iPhone/I have dozens of icons on my iPhone screens. What's the easiest way to rearrange them in the order I choose?" New York Times [Free Registration Required] 8:33 AM
  • "The 411 on the iPhone 5" CBS News 8:32 AM
  • "Use iMessage to Send Files to Macs and iOS Devices" MacNews Blog 7:37 AM
  • "Subtle Innovation: Apple's Incremental Improvement Strategy"  Seeking Alpha 9:21 PM
  • "Should You Buy The iPhone 5?" WHNT 19 8:29 PM
  • "Why the iPad Mini will cost at least $349" CNET Reviews 7:08 PM
  • "Hey iPad: 7-inch slates will take 32% of this year's market" GigaOM 7:00 PM
  • "Why a September iPhone launch is important for Apple" GigaOM 7:00 PM
  • "iPhone 5 Problematic for Wireless Carriers?"vr"  6:50 PM
  • "What the iPod touch Announcement Means for the Hypothetical iPad mini" LogicalVue Software 3:10 PM
  • "How Samsung is winning the anti-Apple iPhone wars"  Computerworld 3:09 PM
  • "Re-Thinking the iPod Touch and the iPad Mini" Tech.pinions 1:01 PM
  • "Do Consumers Really Care About Wow?" Tech.pinions 1:01 PM
  • "Don't Think Apple Is Trying to Shift the Search Landscape? Think Again" Marketing Pilgrim 11:41 AM
  • "Apple Wants Magazines On The iPad But Won't Advertise In Them" Business Insider 11:27 AM
  • "Apple's Hot New Product May Not Do Much for Telecoms" WSJ Blogs 11:27 AM
  • "Is Apple's iPhone 5 (Already) The Best Smartphone On The Market? – [Stats] RazorianFly 11:01 AM
  • "HP CEO: 'Apple taught us that design really matters'" 9 to 5 Mac 9:30 AM
  • "Projecting iOS devices sales through iTunes account growth" asymco 9:05 AM
  • "Why Simultaneous Voice And Data On Non-GSM Carriers May Be More Important Than You Think"  App Advice 8:55 AM
  • "Is Apple Really An Immeditate Threat To Sirius And Pandora? Who Else Is Impacted?" Seeking Alpha 8:49 AM
  • "iPhone 5 Lines Form as Apple Announces 2M Pre-orders" Tapscape 10:48 AM
  • "iPhone 5 Now Shipping, As Apple Announces Crazy Sales Numbers" Apple Bitch 9:30 AM
  • "Apple: Yeah, We Sold A Ton Of iPhones In 24 Hours" App Advice 8:55 AM
  • "Five reasons NOT to get an iPhone 5" ZDNet 8:46 AM
  • "Are Books Doomed To Extinction? Author Michael Levin says he can see the writing on the iPad." MacNews 8:44 AM
  • "Is Apple lost without Steve Jobs? Apple's big announcement this week revealed that Apple without Jobs is a different company" Computerworld 8:41 AM
  • "Alt Text: 5 Revolutionary Announcements Apple Could Have Made" Wired 8:38 AM
  • "Will the iPhone 5 matter in China?" CNET Asia 8:32 AM
  • "The iPhone 5 at work: How companies should prepare: If your company is a BYOD shop, you'll likely see lots of iPhone 5s soon" Computerworld 8:32 AM
  • "Sitting in Line for an iPhone Has Somehow Gotten Even Sadder" Gizmodo 8:25 AM
  • "Why Samsung Needs To Lie, Cheat, And Steal To Compete With Apple (with a graphic example)" PixoBebo 7:36 AM
  • "How What Happened To The Mac Is Happening To The iPhone (and why that's a good thing)" Mac 360 7:36 AM
  • "You could be charging your laptop via USB cables soon, thanks to new USB PD technology" ZDNet 12:00 PM
  • "Rumored 'super slim' PS3 may be revealed next week" TG Daily 11:46 AM
  • "Three Days After iPhone 5 Drops, Samsung Desperately Leaks Galaxy S IV Debut Date" TechCrunch 11:42 AM
  • "Predictable semiconductor cycle ahead?" EE Times 11:21 AM
  • "Flame Malware Details Surface, Point to More Viruses" PC Magazine 11:12 AM
  • "10 Cyber Threats Small Businesses Can't Ignore" InformationWeek 10:57 AM
  • "6 secrets to a successful BYOD rollout" Network World 11:15 AM
  • "BYOD Security a Major Issue for Small Businesses: Trend Micro" eWeek 10:45 AM
  • "Software, Not Hardware, Defines the Data Center" [Podcast] E-Commerce Times 10:44 AM
  • "Falling TV and handset sales tangle Sharp in financial woes" DigiTimes 10:43 AM
  • "Hard disk drives vs. solid-state drives: Are SSDs finally worth the money?" Computerworld 10:39 AM
  • "Attack Of The Rude Facebook Shoes: What should you tell your Facebook friends to do when their accounts are hijacked by rogue sites that spam their feeds or worse? Here are some steps they can take." InformationWeek 10:14 AM
  • "Why Android has a reason to be paranoid" ZDNet 11:59 AM
  • "Vizio Co-Star: Google TV for Cheap, but Not for Everyone" Techland 11:51 AM
  • "10 Best Business Tools In Google+" [Slideshow] InformationWeek 10:14 AM
  • "Mark Zuckerberg's opinion of HTML5 is meaningless" InfoWorld 11:00 AM
  • "Can you believe in Facebook's optimism?" MarketWatch 9:47 AM
  • "I think, therefore I choose: How brain control will change how we do everything" Digital Trends 9:02 AM
  • "Greg's Bite: Google News And Censorship Of The Web" MacNews 8:43 AM
  • "Kindle Fire HD Teardown" iFixit 7:59 AM
  • "Banned iPhone 5 Promo" YouTube 8:25 PM
  • "Jony Ive Shows You How Apple's Sausage Gets Made" AllThingsD 11:57 AM
  • "Apple cancels iPhone 5 orders, rethinks new connector" Scoopertino 10:10 AM
  • "What's a Nokia gotta do to get some attention?" The Joy of Tech [cartoon] 7:35 AM
Press Releases/Products/Public Relations
  • "Take Gorgeous Underwater Photos With This iPad Case" Mashable 9:28 PM
  • "Pointpal plans Passbook integration" iTWire 8:59 PM
  • "Rovio's 'Bad Piggies' trailer shows evil green pigs performing Wile E. Coyote-style antics [Video] BGR 6:57 PM
  • "Case-Mate Introduces New Fashion Cases for the iPhone 5" Case-Mate 6:40 PM
  • "Parking Panda's Parking Spot Rentals Service Launches In San Francisco And On iPhone" TechCrunch 11:45 AM
  • "Attention Cox Subscribers: Cox TV Connect for iPad Has Received a New Update" PadGadget 9:05 AM
  • "Sword of Fargoal 2 and the iControlPad 2 both head to Kickstarter" TUAW 9:05 AM
  • "Stan Lee Announces 'Verticus' Endless Superhero Game Heading to iOS in October" Touch Arcade 9:04 AM
  • "Monster Digital Daytona Series Solid State Drives for Laptops, Ultrabooks and Desktops" MacPrices 8:13 AM
  • "Mini SIM to Micro SIM to Nano SIM Converter / Adapter" USBfever 8:13 AM
  • "NETGEAR Introduces Industry's First 802.11ac WiFi Home Router With Integrated ADSL" PRNewswire 8:13 AM
  • "New FitBits Use Bluetooth to Sync Directly to Your iPhone" AllThingsD 8:12 AM
  • "Travelocity Launches New App for iPhone: Hotel Deals by" Business Wire 8:12 AM
  • "GTSO: iPhone 5 Release Could Mean Billion-Dollar Windfall for E-Waste Recyclers" Business Wire 8:12 AM
  • "iPadCaseFinder Prepares for the iPad Air" prMac 9:48 AM
  • "Introducing Bomz - Maybe the most stupid game ever" prMac 9:48 AM
  • "Frosting Fallout Descends Onto The App Store" prMac 9:48 AM
  • "iOS Industry Thought Leaders to Keynote SIEGE" prMac 8:58 AM
  • "ShareCal 3.0 Released - Calendar Event Sharing App Rebuilt" prMac 8:58 AM
  • "CAZE announces Zero 5 World's Thinnest Case for iPhone 5" prMac 8:58 AM
  • "Push Notifications Plugin for Unity by Pushwoosh" prMac 8:58 AM
  • "1Tapps Launches 1TapFaceTime 2.0" prMac 8:58 AM
  • "Tracer released for iOS - An Amazing Drawing Experience" prMac 8:12 AM
  • "Trigonomics 2.0 for iOS: Graphical, Interactive Learning and Calculation" prMac 8:12 AM
  • "iCarbs App and 7 other iNutrient Apps ready for iPhone 5 and iOS 6" prMac 8:12 AM
  • "Deep Voyage for iPhone and iPod touch Released" prMac 8:12 AM
  • "Find your Happy Place with Irie Mon Photo Fun for iOS - Free" prMac 8:12 AM
Computer Industry
  • "Meg Whitman and HP: Everything That Is Wrong With Tech" TheStreet 9:30 AM
  • "H-P Tries On a Sleeker Look: Taking a Cue From Apple, CEO Whitman Makes Better Design Central to Turnaround" [Paid Membership Required] 6:59 PM
  • "HP's CEO admits her company's computers are design-poor 'bricks'" Tecca 6:55 PM
  • "Telefonica picks HP's Aurasma for augmented reality expansion" Reuters 9:54 AM
  • "UK's O2 to get first taste of HP's augmented reality via Telefonica deal" ZDNet 12:00 PM
  • "Microsoft and Windows 8: The Doomsday Scenario" TheStreet 9:57 AM
  • "Windows 8 pricing for system builders said to be roughly the same as Windows 7" ZDNet 11:59 AM
  • "Microsoft: Come 'celebrate' Windows 8 on Oct. 25" CNET Reviews 12:12 PM
  • "Microsoft confirms October 25 launch for Windows 8" ZDNet 11:59 AM
  • "Ballmer confirms Surface to be sold at Microsoft's pop-up stores" Seattle Times 11:21 AM
  • "Microsoft Surface price range revealed" VentureBeat [Free Registration Required] 9:49 AM
  • "SAP: Patent Turmoil Will Help Give Windows 8 Tablet The Number Two Spot In Enterprise" TechCrunch 9:27 PM
  • "Microsoft urges customers to install security tool" Reuters 7:05 PM
  • "Office to propel Windows tablets past Android in 2015: Taiwan-based analyst TrendForce says Windows-based tablets will overtake Android's market share by 2015, thanks to the presence of Microsoft Office on the devices." The Register 11:48 AM
  • "Microsoft Unveils Office 365 Pricing, Packages" PC Magazine 9:03 PM
  • "Microsoft prices Office 2013 at $99.99 — a year" VentureBeat 7:35 PM
  • "Smack your phones up, says Microsoft: Microsoft has filed for a patent on a new technique that allow users of mobile devices to silence them by delivering a firm whack." The Register 11:49 AM
  • "Dell's New Dividend Shouldn't Distract Investors From Dell's Disappearance Into Irrelevance" Seeking Alpha 12:07 PM
  • "Intel's Game Changer, One Size Fits All Haswell" HotHardware 10:24 AM
  • "Does Intel Need To Patch Things Up With Microsoft?" Seeking Alpha 9:54 AM
  • "Intel draws battles lines against AMD and ARM in fight to control the cloud's brain" ZDNet 11:59 AM
  • "AMD CFO Thomas Seifert resigns, sending stock down 8 percent" CNET News 7:36 PM
  • "AMD loses respected CFO, shares plunge" Reuters 6:41 PM
  • "AMD CFO Resigns After Three Years for Other Opportunities" Bloomberg 6:41 PM
  • "Linux can't run on Clover Trail Atom chip, says Intel" Techworld 11:44 AM
  • "Intel Taps WiGig For 7 Gbps Wireless Data: Intel Developer Form keynote outlines a future of wire-free workspaces, high-speed transfers, and network connections that unite virtually all devices." InformationWeek 12:14 PM
  • "Cyber clues link U.S. to new computer viruses" Reuters 10:11 AM
  • "Euro-based body starts handing out its last block of IPv4 addresses: Puts more pressure on operators and enterprises to roll out IPv6" IDG News Service 11:15 AM
  • "RIPE NCC starts handing out last block of IPv4 addresses: Puts more pressure on operators and enterprises to roll out IPv6" Techworld 11:44 AM
  • "Boffins receive quantum key from moving plane: A group of German researchers has taken a step closer to achieving quantum key distribution with satellites, receiving quantum keys transmitted by a moving airplane." The Register 11:49 AM
  • "IT biz bosses are 'BIGGEST job cutters' in the US" The Register 11:47 AM
  • "9 key career issues software developers face" InfoWorld 10:59 AM
  • "How 7-Inch Tablets Will Help Laptop Sales" PC Magazine 11:12 AM
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Apple News
  • "Apple stock hits $700 for first time after iPhone 5 pre-orders set record" San Jose Mercury News [Free Registration Required] 9:24 PM
  • "Sales of iPhone 5 soar, and so does Apple stock" Bloomberg News 9:21 PM
  • "Apple Breaks $700 Barrier, Forms New Partnerships" Seeking Alpha 7:38 PM
  • "Apple closes at a record $699.78, 22¢ shy of $700" Fortune 6:52 PM
  • "Heavy iPhone 5 demand sends Apple stock soaring to $700 for first time ever" BGR 6:57 PM
  • "At $700, What Do You Do with Apple?" CNBC 6:51 PM
  • "iPhone 5 Pre-Orders Push $AAPL over $700 After Hours" The Mac Observer 5:06 PM
  • "Apple Flirts With $700 As iPhone 5 Pre-Orders Fly" Forbes 9:09 AM
  • "Apple: Headed to $800 Per Share" Minyanville 6:52 PM
  • "Stick With Apple And Its Three Amigos" Forbes 11:46 AM
  • "Apple up on strong iPhone orders, but techs slip" MarketWatch 9:28 AM
  • "iPhone 5 Better than QE3" [Video Report] TheStreet 11:02 AM
  • "Telecom Investors Should Be Wary of Record iPhone 5 Sales" TheStreet 9:30 AM
  • "AAPL: 10M iPhones by 9-29" Forbes 8:47 AM
  • "Why the iPhone 5 Will Be a Success, and 5 Stocks to Benefit From It" The Motley Fool 8:47 AM
Industry News
  • "U.S. stocks fall for first session in five: Apple's 1% rise helps Nasdaq 100 sit out retreat; oil in play" MarketWatch 5:08 PM
  • "Commodity, Financial Stocks Drive Markets Lower" FOXBusiness 5:08 PM
  • "U.S. Stocks Fall on Europe Woes After Last Week's Rally" Bloomberg 10:28 AM
  • "Dow Snaps Four-Day Winning Streak" TheStreet 5:09 PM
  • "Stocks: Investors step back" CNNMoney 12:02 PM
  • "Stocks Snap Win Streak: Stocks snapped a four-day win streak as concerns about steel demand weighed on materials shares and a late selloff in crude oil dented the energy sector." [Paid Membership Required] 5:11 PM
  • "Stocks: Investors take a time out/U.S. stocks were headed for a flat open Monday as investors took a breather from last week's Fed-inspired rally." CNNMoney 9:26 AM
  • "Asia Markets: China stocks tumble as most Asia markets edge up" MarketWatch 9:38 AM
  • "Europe Markets: Europe stocks retreat from 15-month high" MarketWatch 9:38 AM
  • "European Stocks Fall: European stocks slipped Monday, while the euro held near four-month highs against the dollar, as investors reassessed whether recent moves by U.S. and European central banks will help revive global growth." [Paid Membership Required] 12:02 PM
  • "World markets dip as boost fades from Fed stimulus, European banking union faces long talks" Associated Press [Free Registration Required] 9:50 AM
  • "Most active Nasdaq-traded stocks: Nasdaq's 10 most active stocks at the close of trading" Associated Press 5:12 PM
  • "Final Glance: Computer companies/Computer companies shares mixed at the close of trading" Associated Press 5:12 PM
  • "Midday Glance: Computer companies/Computer companies shares mixed at 1 p.m." Associated Press 3:21 PM

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