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Thursday Highlights: Happy Thanksgiving to all our US readers!; The Motley Fool is bullish on Apple, sees golden potential with new iPhones; OLED displays for iPhones in 2018, but only for "some" models?; Apple patent for "active shutter system" protecting from liquid; another allows for use of touch screen with gloves; Apple acquires Faceshift which makes motion capture technology used in the latest Star Wars film, Ben Lovejoy at 9to5Mac has "six intriguing possibilities" as to why Apple made the purchase—more in our Apple/Macintosh section; Jonny Evans on how an "open sourced Swift could change everything"; Kurt Marko at Forbes suggests Tim Cook's promise that iPad Pro will replace PCs for many should start with incentivizing "full support for all iOS 9 multitasking enhancements"; Tim Bajarin asks if iPad Pro is not being correctly positioned by Apple; Glenn Fleishman explains what you can do when mobile backups in Time Machine just "linger and fill storage space"; MacNN comparison review of TextExpander and Keyboard Maestro; new study finds owners of Apple Watches glance down at their wrists 60-80 times per day; Bloomberg reporting Apple and China's UnionPay have come to agreement over Apple Pay terms; banks apparently concerned with Apple and Google's entry into the pay market, and that they'll steal customers who like their services over the bank's; ready to have Li-Fi instead of Wi-Fi?; Macworld reviews, benchmarks iPad Pro; Apple Pencil reviews from Macworld, iLounge; new app, Architecture of Radio, pesents a visual representation of invisible wireless digital signals; iMore remembers the Macintosh TV.
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"Guy Kawasaki: Remembering Why Steve Jobs Has So Many Fanboys" [Video Report] Forbes 12:34 PM
"Randy Adams: Adventures With Steve Jobs at NeXT/Hiding the Porsches" [Video Report] Forbes 12:36 PM
"Regis McKenna: Remembering When Steve Jobs Played Santa" [Video Report] Forbes 12:37 PM
"Few seem to heed Tim Cook's directions on mapping apps: Apple Maps competitors fail to crack the top of the charts after Apple CEO's recommends that users try alternatives." CNET News 7:52 AM
"New iPad mini could pressure profit margins: Apple's expected debut next month of an iPad mini is likely to cause a frenzy among its fanboys — but could also put a squeeze on its top-shelf profits, analysts warn." New York Post 7:39 AM
"AAPL: iPhone 5's Amazing 93% Margin on NAND, Per RBC" Barron's 8:04 AM
"Here's How To Put Your Starbucks Card On The iPhone's New Passbook App" Business Insider 9:16 AM
"How to add your Starbucks card to Apple's Passbook app" MacDailyNews 9:12 AM
"How to Keep Your MacBook Safe: Theft Prevention and Recovery Tactics" Mactuts+ 8:47 AM
"New Feature In iOS 6: How To Use Offline Reading List For Safari" App Advice 8:45 AM
"Sorting an array of strings in iPhone: The NSArray class is often used as a container for NSString objects, making it one of the most useful classes in the entire Foundation framework. In addition to providing indexed storage for objects, we can also sort the objects using either a predefined selector or one that we provide ourselves." The iPhone Developer Resource 8:15 AM
"Turning off Facebook Calendars and Contacts in iOS 6 Tips" iLounge 3:49 PM
"How to report problems with Apple Maps" TUAW 9:17 AM
"Snappy Tips for Taking Better Pictures With Your Smartphone" AllThingsD 8:53 AM
"HP CEO Meg Whitman: Don't expect a revival before 2016" New York Times 6:51 AM
"HP CEO: We're screwed (for the next few years)/Meg Whitman reveals how badly HP was managed, hints at pain to come." Ars Technica 2:32 PM
"No HP Smartphone Next Year, Says CEO Meg Whitman: Hewlett-Packard has no plans to launch a smartphone next year but will need to sell one eventually to avoid missing out on 'a huge segment of the population,' CEO Meg Whitman said Wednesday, clarifying remarks she made last month." CIO 6:50 AM
"Ultrabooks in 2013 could see price tags of $699" UberGizmo 6:59 AM
"Cheaper Ultrabooks coming in 2013: Can lower prices boost sales" TechRadar UK 6:48 AM
"Ultraslim PC shipments to hit 65 million by 2015, researcher says: Last year, ultraslim PCs, which include ultrabooks and Apple's MacBook Air, could only muster 3.4 million unit shipments. One research firm expects that figure to rise dramatically." CNET News 2:51 PM
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