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MacSurfer's Archive: Tuesday, October 9, 2012


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Monday Highlights: iPhone 7 Plus one of best selling smartphones in China for 2017; iMac and MacBook sales rise in 2017, bucking trend in Windows 10 PC sales; report in Ireland's Connact Tribune reveals concern from Apple over Athenry data center delays; new malware goes after DNS settings in OS X; 10 years ago today MacBook Air introduced to world by Steve Jobs; crazy playoff game between Vikings and Saints so intense that some fans wearing Apple Watches told they could be experiencing a heart attack; DigiTimes hears increase in MacBook orders given to Foxconn, suggesting no major upgrades in 2018; mother of four kids pens letter in HuffPo to Apple saying "parental controls aren't the answer" to kids and smartphones.

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  • "Why Apple Is the Most Important Stock in the World"  Minyanville 10:36 AM
  • "Apple analysts are trying to calm their nervous clients: The stock is down 9.5% from its $705 all-time intraday high" ["'In sum,' he concludes, 'we believe concerns are overdone and this appears to be a typical consolidation after a big run.'"]  Fortune 8:17 AM
  • "Don't panic! No worms in Apple stock" CNNMoney 12:44 PM
  • "Here's Why the Next 3 Months Will Be Huge for Apple/The rest of 2012 is poised to be huge for Apple and it's all due to one product: the iPhone 5." TheStreet 9:27 AM
  • "IPhone 5 Shortage Spooks Apple Investors" New York Times [Free/Paid Registration Required] 4:57 PM
  • "EU antitrust chief hopes to settle Apple case soon" Reuters 4:47 PM
  • "Where's the iPad Mini Mystique? Apple typically holds details about its product development very close to the vest, but things seem quite a bit looser with the widely anticipated smaller iPad. 'It is not bad for folks to know that Apple is working on 7-inch tablets so they can wait to see how Apple would define such a product category,' said tech analyst Azita Arvani, 'but releasing volume numbers isn't good for any product company.'"  E-Commerce Times 8:33 AM
  • "Steve Jobs decided, 'we're going to patent it all' after $100M iPod fine" Macworld UK 8:21 AM
  • "Apple spends more on patents than R&D after Jobs patent vow" Crave @ CNET 7:47 AM
  • "Point Counterpoint on the Apple v. Samsung Verdict" Forbes 10:36 AM
  • "Lodsys Offers Update on In App Purchase Patent Dispute, Claims Licensing Momentum"  MacRumors 7:13 AM
  • "Lodsys in-app purchase patent validated by USPTO" Electronista 8:14 PM
  • "Lodsys claims momentum in patent fight as some indie devs leave US" Indie Research 1:23 PM
  • "Fake 'Bad Piggies' app installs adware, infects 80,000 Google Chrome browsers" The Verge 8:16 AM
  • "iCloud for former MobileMe subscribers: Extension is now official" Betalogue 9:39 AM
  • "Developers stymied by Mac App Store approval delays" Macworld 6:19 PM
  • "Mac Growth Unlikely To Stall Anytime Soon" MacNews 8:52 AM
  • "Apple Configurator tool for iOS devices gets better iOS 6 support, Apple TV configuration and more" The Next Web 5:29 PM
  • "Multi-iOS device manager Apple Configurator updated with iOS 6 features, iMessage, bug fixes and more" 9 to 5 Mac 7:27 PM
  • "Power management hot keys in OS X: If you need to shut down or restart your Mac, you can do so using quick hot-key sequences." CNET Reviews 1:45 PM
  • "A Dragon That Takes Dictation and Controls a Mac by Voice" AllThingsD 8:54 PM
  • "Review: ChronoSync 4.3.5 a multitalented file sync and backup tool" Macworld 9:51 AM
  • "Getting started with Messages" Macworld 7:44 AM
  • "How to create a ringtone on your iPhone with GarageBand" Macworld 7:44 AM
  • "Command Line Work: New Users and Terminal (13) --Installing and Using the Utility, WGET" eXtensions 7:44 AM
  • "Mac Gems: Write 2 offers advanced word-processing features, minimalist interface" Macworld 1:48 PM
  • "10 of the Best Defaults Write Commands to Improve Mac OS X" OS X Daily 1:12 PM
  • "Adobe Flash: The Best Flash Ever Arrives Just In Time To Be Obsolete On The Mac" Mac 360 7:49 AM
  • "Got Mac? Need Drawing Tools? Can't Afford Adobe Illustrator? What You Need Is EazyDraw" NoodleMac 7:50 AM
  • "A Simple, Elegant, Inexpensive Way To Graph, Diagram, Flowchart, And Wireframe On Your Mac" Mac 360 7:50 AM
  • "What's the Best Mac Antivirus?" PC Magazine 11:59 AM
Press Releases
  • "Million Dollar Adventure from Nevosoft Now Available on Mac App Store" Nevosoft 9:30 AM
  • "Text Cleaner 3.6 Freshens Designer Toolbox: Adds InDesign, InCopy CS6 Compatibility" Text Cleaner 8:53 AM
  • "Sid Meier's Railroads arrives on OS X this fall" AppleTell 8:31 AM
  • "Virtual TimeClock Integrates with ADP for Fast, Accurate Payroll" Redcort Software 7:50 AM
  • "Best games for Mac" CNET 7:45 AM
General Interest/Potpourri
  • "iPad mini could push total holiday iPad sales to nearly 30 million" BGR 8:15 AM
  • "CEO of MLB Advance Media floored by Passbook adoption, 12 percent of eTicket buyers already choosing the service" 9 to 5 Mac 6:20 PM
  • "Survey: iPhone, iPad ownership surging among teenagers" CNET News 6:21 PM
  • "Apple: OMG! Like, Teens Totally Love iPhones, Dude" Forbes 5:26 PM
  • "Taiwan wants Apple to hide new radar defense system in iOS 6 maps" The Verge 8:16 AM
  • "Taiwan Says Apple Maps Has Revealed Its $1.2 Billion Top-Secret Radar Base" Business Insider 8:21 AM
  • "Taiwan asks for Apple Maps censorship over military bases" SlashGear 8:22 AM
  • "Real Analysis Of Apple's Current Supply Constraint" Seeking Alpha 8:19 AM
  • "Record iPhone 5 sales could be short-lived as RBC slashes Q4 estimates" BGR 9:26 AM
  • "iPhone 5 Soars in Hong Kong, Creating Mass Shortages" Nasdaq 8:58 AM
  • "Apple Store Lottery the Only Cure for Hong Kong's iPhone 5 Fever" AllThingsD 8:24 AM
  • "T-Mobile To Stop Using 'Apple iPhone' Name For Bring Your Own Device Program?" TmoNews 8:13 PM
  • "1B+ Indians gain access to iPhone 5 on Oct. 26" 9 to 5 Mac 8:52 AM
  • "The iPhone 5 reportedly hits India on Friday, October 26" iDownload Blog 8:59 AM
  • "Redefining Medicine With Apps and iPads" New York Times [Free/Paid Registration Required] 10:12 AM
  • "McDonald's offers free use of iPads: An enterprising McDonald's in Virginia Beach, Va., decides that a suitable incentive for its customers is to offer them mounted iPads to peruse while they chew." CNET News 7:26 PM
  • "McDonalds Installs iPads to Keep Customers Entertained" PadGadget 7:26 PM
  • "10 Best Apple Products Ever" [Slideshow] TheStreet 9:38 AM
  • "Rare Apple-1 computer on display" [Slideshow] CBS News 1:44 PM
  • "Rare Apple 1 Computer: No Sale at Christie's Auction" ABCNews 7:25 PM
  • "The iPad Mini Is an iPhone [Video] Mashable 5:32 PM
  • "Watch The Chinese Make Fun of iPhone 5 by Introducing iPhone 20s (Video)" M.I.C. Gadget 5:32 PM
Non-Apple News
  • "3G flaw makes any device vulnerable to tracking" ZDNet 3:15 PM
  • "Firefox 16 Launches With Safari-Like Reader Mode On Android, New Developer Tools On Desktop" TechCrunch 2:51 PM
  • "Spear-phishers lie in wait at 'watering hole' websites: Security vendor Websense reveals that spear-phishing attacks now target groups rather than just individuals" Network World 12:02 PM
  • "RSA Launches Database Breach Prevention Tool: Distributed Credential Protection randomizes, scrambles, and splits passwords between two servers to help block criminals or hacktivists from stealing username and password databases." InformationWeek 11:34 AM
  • "'Start-Ups: Silicon Valley': Preview footage full of bikinis, booze and bawling" Silicon Valley 11:14 AM
  • "VMware Fights Lock-In Fears, Supports Rival Tools: VMware revamps vCloud Suite management tools to work with Microsoft's Hyper-V, Citrix Systems' XenServer, and open source Xen and KVM hypervisors, and run VMs across public and private clouds, including Amazon's EC2." InformationWeek 10:12 AM
  • "Google Brings More Than 100 Virtual Keyboards, Transliterations And IMEs To Gmail" TechCrunch 2:51 PM
  • "Google Dart cracks Top 50 list of programming languages" InfoWorld 11:37 AM
  • "Google updates enterprise search tool with raft of features" V3 3:06 PM
  • "RIM's PlayBook tablet pulled from US, Canadian online retailers: While some stock remains in the UK, RIM could be preparing a successor to the BlackBerry PlayBook" Techworld 2:58 PM
  • "Research In Motion: No BB10 Debut Until March, Analyst Says" Forbes 11:29 AM
  • "Facebook tests 'Want,' 'Collect' buttons and muscles in on Pinterest's turf" Washington Post [Free Registration Required] 9:47 AM
  • "Super Micro lowers first-quarter outlook" MarketWatch 9:46 AM
  • "America's Cup race to be powered by tech" MarketWatch 9:46 AM
  • "AOL Overhauls As Personalized, Cross-Platform Destination For Players" TechCrunch 2:52 PM
  • "Samsung's 10-inch Nexus Tablet Boasts iPad-Beating Display (Report)" LAPTOP Magazine 8:40 AM
  • "Like Apple, HTC begins reducing dependence on Samsung for smartphone parts" AppleInsider 8:23 AM
  • "Phone lost, battery dead? Lookout Mobile knows when and where it died" VentureBeat 8:15 AM
  • "Project HOPE's accidental iPad ad" TUAW 5:29 PM
  • "Just Mobile talks about working with Apple" TUAW 10:12 AM
  • "'iPad mini' likely to be Wi-Fi-only – but revised 9.7in model will offer UK 4G: Industry sources increasingly confident that Apple will move into 7in tablet market, but will also launch revised iPads" The Guardian 4:58 PM
  • "'iPad Mini' Design Change Halts Production by Case Manufacturers?" MacRumors 12:28 PM
  • "iPods arrive while waiting for iPad Mini" CNET News 5:25 PM
  • "Apple ships mic-less EarPods with new iPod Touch" CNET Reviews 7:25 PM
  • "New iPod touch benchmarks surface as Apple posts user guide" iDownload Blog 7:47 AM
  • "Apple's new iPod touch starts shipping" GigaOM 7:58 AM
  • "Fifth-Generation iPod Touch Early Orders Are Shipping Now" TechCrunch 7:56 AM
  • "Customers Report iPod touch and iPod nano shipping, Apple still offers no launch date" Tap For Mobile 6:08 PM
  • "Apple's Lightning Authentication Reportedly Cracked, Unauthorized Third-Party Cables Coming" MacRumors 11:39 AM
  • "Apple's Lightning authentication already cracked?" iDownload Blog 11:39 AM
  • "Sterne Agee: iPad Mini Is Competition's Worst Nightmare" The Mac Observer 4:46 PM
  • "Apple iPad Mini pictures leaked: iPad Mini photos confirm design and Lightning connector" PC Advisor 7:45 AM
  • "Purported iPad Mini pictures leak via Twitter" CNET News 8:03 AM
  • "iPad mini pics surface - 32GB edition confirmed? - News - Trusted Reviews" TrustedReviews 12:31 PM
  • "iPad mini: rounding up the rumors/What we know about Apple's smaller tablet" The Verge 10:57 AM
  • "Developers: We warned Apple about iOS maps quality" CNET News 6:22 PM
  • "AAPL Actively Moving To Taiwan Semi, Says Bernstein, But It'll Take Time" Barron's 10:38 AM
  • "Is Apple Finally Switching This Key Component Supplier?" The Motley Fool 8:03 PM
  • "13-inch Retina MacBook Pro on track, says analyst: An analyst reiterates that a 13-inch Retina MacBook Pro is slated for production this quarter." CNET News 7:45 AM
  • "Mac mini inventories begin to dwindle, could signal next-gen Ivy Bridge model" O'Grady's PowerPage 10:37 AM
  • "Apple Reaffirms iOS Security Features" Apple Bitch 4:46 PM
  • "iOS 6 Alarms bug hits Australia: USA, UK, seemingly spared daylight savings SNAFU" The Register 4:47 PM
  • "Apple's Rumored Carbon Fiber Part Shipments Said to Be Result of Multi-Year Partnership" MacRumors 12:33 PM
  • "Consumer Reports Calls the Apple iPhone 5 a 'Winner'" Brighthand 9:26 AM
  • "Rumor: 13 Inch Retina Display MacBook Pro Launching Soon" Apple Bitch 4:47 PM
  • "Apple posts fifth-gen iPod touch user guide, device benchmarks point to 4S-like performance" 9 to 5 Mac 8:50 AM
  • "Apple Publishes iPod Touch User Guide For iOS 6 as eBook" iClarified 8:30 AM
Granted Apple Patents
  • "Continuation of Apple's 'Slide-to-unlock' patent covers 'open-to-app' functionality" AppleInsider 8:24 AM
  • "Apple Wins New Touch & Two-Step Unlock Home Screen Patents" Patently Apple 8:35 AM
  • "Apple Wants To Let You Unlock Your IOS Device With A Gesture" MacNews 9:23 AM
  • "Apple Wins a Point of Sale System Patent & More" Patently Apple 9:50 AM
  • "Apple patents device-to-device location-sharing technology" AppleInsider 8:23 AM
  • "Apple Working On Multicolor Keyboard Backlight" MacNews 9:36 AM
Price Trackers/Deals
  • "CarTunes Music Player For iPhone and iPad Is Temporarily Available For Free (Normally $4.99)" Apple Sliced 8:42 AM
  • "Big Fish For iPhone Is Free Right Now (Previously $0.99)" Apple Sliced 8:42 AM
  • "Go Pedometer For iPhone Is Free Today (Was $0.99)" Apple Sliced 8:42 AM
  • "MacBook Air Prices & Sales" MacPrices 8:26 AM
  • "MacBook Pro Prices & Sales" MacPrices 8:26 AM
  • "Refurbished Mac Pros -Prices Range From $709 to $4,799" MacReviewZone 11:59 AM

  • "iPhone 5 vs. Galaxy S3: Who wins the battle between the two hottest phones on the market?" The Oakland Press 8:03 PM
  • "iPhone 5 vs. the HTC One X+: How does HTC's latest Android powerhouse compare to the iPhone 5?" Network World 8:58 AM
  • "Review: TakTik case for the iPhone 4 (Verdict: Rugged)" ZDNet 8:11 AM
  • "Review: Colcasac Zagora Sleeve for Retina MacBook Pro" Run Around Tech 12:28 PM
  • "SLATE for iPad review: SLATE iPad stand from UK designer impresses with positive health benefits" Macworld UK 8:31 AM
  • "Review: Fitbit Zip needs a bug fix to be great" TechHive 8:58 AM
iPad/iPhone/iPod touch Apps
  • "Tech tools to make grocery shopping easier" TechHive 8:32 AM
  • "Alternatives to Camera app can give you better iPhone photos: Apps offer more control, integrated editing, and extra sharing options." Ars Technica 11:10 AM
  • "BBC iPlayer Radio for iPhone and iPad review" Macworld UK 8:31 AM
  • "Tweetglass for iPad review" iMore 8:14 PM
  • "The Daily Planet for iOS review:: Review" CNET Reviews 8:13 PM
  • "Audiobooks on the iPad: the Good, the Bad, and the M.I.A." PadGadget 11:40 AM
  • "5 Ways To Love The Easy, Inexpensive, High Quality Audio Recorder For Your iPhone Or iPad (why it's better than iOS's voice memos)" McSolo 7:49 AM
  • "Review: Blue Microphones Mikey Digital for iPhone and iPod" Tap For Mobile 7:44 AM
  • "Mapsgate? Who Cares? Waze On Your iPhone Gives You Real Time Traffic And Navigation" TeraTalks 7:50 AM
  • "Do Old Habits Die Hard? Not So With Flipboard On iPhone Or iPad. Use One Free App To Read The World" Mac 360 7:49 AM
  • "My Fetish For Charts, Diagrams, Graphs, And Notes Is Satisfied By Grafio On My iPad" BohemianBoomer 7:49 AM
  • "Bad Piggies Indulges a Little Creative Nastiness" MacNewsWorld 8:33 AM
  • "Re-Volt Classic Review" 148Apps 12:34 PM
  • "Murder Room Review" 148Apps 8:34 AM
  • "Burrito Bison Review" 148Apps 11:08 AM
  • "Zenforms: Protectors Review" 148Apps 10:13 AM
  • "NBA 2K13 Review" 148Apps 8:05 PM
  • "Fin Friends Review" 148Apps 8:04 PM
  • "Sugar Kid Review" 148Apps 9:22 AM
  • "How to install Siri on iOS devices running iOS 6" iDownload Blog 5:31 PM
  • "New In iOS 6: How To Set Custom Notifications And Alerts For Each Mailbox" App Advice 8:31 AM
  • "How to Switch From the iPhone to Android: You don't have to give up the whole Apple ecosystem to embrace a Galaxy S III or other Android smartphone." CIO 8:09 AM
  • "How to Hide Newsstand in a Folder on iOS 6" MacTrast 7:56 AM
  • "Who Can Fix Your Broken iPhone?" BYTE 9:37 PM
  • "Three Hidden iOS 6 Features" App Advice 8:58 PM
  • "Why the iPhone 5 camera takes purple pictures: You're holding it wrong" ExtremeTech 9:26 AM
  • "Did Apple Make a Last Minute Design Change for iPad Mini?" PadGadget 8:04 PM
  • "Cassandra -Wednesday Review -The Week in Full Swing" eXtensions 7:59 PM
  • "Opinion: Why Apple can't afford an iPhone 5S next year" Tap For Mobile 7:27 PM
  • "How Are Apps Shaping the 2012 Election? [Infographic] Mashable 6:19 PM
  • "Teenager Survey Shows Growing Ownership of iPhones and iPads" Daring Fireball 5:31 PM
  • "Any Apple Magic Left For iPad Mini?" BYTE 12:53 PM
  • "A Detailed Look At U.S. Technology Patents And Apple" Apple'n'Apps 12:52 PM
  • "Acer's $500 Windows 8 Tablet: Real iPad Rival/Iconia W510 priced right, could give Apple's new iPad run for its money in key areas like performance and mobility." InformationWeek 11:35 AM
  • "By focusing on products and not money, Steve Jobs was able to change the world" Edible Apple 10:14 AM
  • "This Is The Awesome, Radically Redesigned App Switcher We Want To See In iOS 7 [Gallery] Cult of Mac 10:04 AM
  • "Your iPhone 5 is already your 'iWallet' while Samsung warns NFC isn't working yet"  Computerworld 9:58 AM
  • "Mark Zuckerberg admired Steve Jobs' focus; Received free iPhone 5 from Tim Cook" Edible Apple 9:39 AM
  • "The New Crapware: Apple's Desire to Force Its Apps on Customers" The Mac Observer 9:22 AM
  • "Is iPad a Music Miracle or Digital Dud?"  PadGadget 8:33 AM
  • "Apple vs. Google: It's a Matter of Management Says Vickers" Breakout 8:32 AM
  • "Opinion: Apple, over promising and under delivering?" Electronista 8:24 AM
  • "Lodsys: more than 150 developers have licensed our patents" iDownload Blog 8:23 AM
  • "Anyone Else Having iOS Buyer's Remorse?" Gizmodo 8:18 AM
  • "Stop Buying iPads, Please" ["Before you starting writing me blistering e-mails, rest assured that I am not advocating the boycott of iPads. But I'd like to suggest a little restraint--or perhaps more effective communication--around what appears to be a buying craze among our nation's schools."] THE Journal 8:11 AM
  • "David is listening: Siri, Apple's voice-commanded digital assistant, might've got an upgrade. But developments in voice recognition tech mean that your next-next-gen smartphone will easily surpass Siri's passive listening capabilities, becoming a chat-happy, always-on life mate." Brand Republic 8:10 AM
  • "Apple's iPad Mini Is Just Like Pizza and Sex" TheStreet 8:09 AM
  • "Nuclear War: What Would Happen If Apple Buys Nokia?" PixoBebo 7:49 AM
  • "iOS screen fragmentation points to a shift in app development"  Revert To Saved 7:44 AM
  • "Four Windows 8 video ads leak, show you how to use the OS" Neowin 9:22 PM
  • "What Makes a Technology Cool,' According to Neil deGrasse Tyson" TidBITS 3:20 PM
  • "Is mobile broadband a luxury or human right?" CNNMoney 3:29 PM
  • "Long way before Hitachi's glass storage chip realizes potential" ZDNet 3:17 PM
  • "Win 8 fillip not enough for PC industry" ZDNet 3:17 PM
  • "Boxee TV Leaked — Cable Companies Should Be Concerned" Wired 3:12 PM
  • "How Tim and Chris Vanderhook are turning MySpace around" VentureBeat [Free Registration Required] 3:10 PM
  • "With Webtop Dead, It's Time to Rethink Modular Computing" Techland 3:05 PM
  • "To Keep Passwords Safe from Hackers, Just Break Them into Bits" Technology Review 2:55 PM
  • "10 reasons why the desktop PC will live forever" PCWorld 12:00 PM
  • "Will the future be written entirely in JavaScript?" InfoWorld 11:37 AM
  • "How to switch from the iPhone to Android: You don't have to give up the whole Apple ecosystem to embrace a Galaxy S III or other Android smartphone" InfoWorld 11:37 AM
  • "Cord-cutting on the cheap: Over-the-air HDTV saved to a Boxee DVR" Houston Chronicle 11:32 AM
  • "What O.J., Katrina, and 9/11 did to AT&T's network" [Slideshow] CNNMoney 11:30 AM
  • "What Was The Most Important Code Change Ever Made?" Forbes 11:28 AM
  • "Surprise! You Can Use Facebook For Caller ID." Forbes 11:28 AM
  • "Huawei hullabaloo hides Chinese minnows" Financial Times [Paid Membership Required] 11:25 AM
  • "How much do Google, Facebook profit from your data?" CNN 11:01 AM
  • "Does Mobile Antivirus Software Really Protect Smartphones? Bad news: Many mobile antivirus apps are useless. Here's what mobile device management and mobile application management experts say you should focus on instead." InformationWeek 10:12 AM
  • "A Quirk in Time Warner Cable's New Modem Fee" New York Times [Free/Paid Registration Required] 10:09 AM
  • "Nokia's David Will Have To Battle Against More Than One Goliath" Seeking Alpha 10:02 AM
  • "How to add 5.5 petabytes and get banned from Costco during a hard drive crisis" GigaOM 9:35 AM
Press Releases/Products/Public Relations
  • "Autodesk BIM 360 Glue now available for Apple iPad" Architosh 1:07 PM
  • "Event: New Vectorworks BIM Camps coming to NYC and SF" Architosh 1:07 PM
  • "Just Mobile Releases AluBase and AluRack, Two Iconic and Practical Stands for Mac Users" Run Around Tech 12:51 PM
  • "Woooosh! In slides a radical new navigation menu and a double Martini at the new App.Cat Lounge" App.Cat 12:50 PM
  • "Book 1: Diving In - iOS Apps For Non-Programmers, FREE in the iBookstore, $1.99 on Amazon Oct 9-11, 2012" Kevin McNeish 12:31 PM
  • "iBike Announces New Bike Products for iPhone 5" Thomas PR 12:27 PM
  • "Here's a Humongous New 8 Terabyte Thunderbolt Hard Drive" Gizmodo 11:44 AM
  • "New App Puts Old iOS Google Maps Back on Your iPhone—Sort Of" Gizmodo 11:37 AM
  • "Chillingo Phones Home With New E.T. iPad Game" PadGadget 11:08 AM
  • "Star Wars themed Angry Birds set for launch on November 8" Network World 10:40 AM
  • "Nike+ FuelBands arrive in two new colors at more Nike stores across the US, UK and Canada from October 31" The Next Web 9:22 AM
  • "Making a Comic on Your iPad" PadGadget 8:59 AM
  • "Retro Headphone With iPhone-Friendly Features" Cult of Mac 8:58 AM
  • "LoopJoy and TheEndApp Collaborate to Showcase In-App-Purchase of Physical Goods" PRNewswire 8:49 AM
  • "Your iPhone Is Now Your Running Coach: PEAR Debuts Custom Training App" PRNewswire 8:49 AM
  • "Leading Investment Service Examines iPhone Suppliers" PRNewswire 8:49 AM
  • "Get SoLoMo Ready and Download Neolane's New Neo Events iPhone App at DMA 2012" Business Wire 8:48 AM
  • "Help Hit iOS Game Nihilumbra Gather Enough Steam As It Glides Toward Mac And PC" App Advice 8:38 AM
  • "iPad® Point of Sale Stand for Square™ by nClosures iPad Mounts" PRWeb 8:36 AM
  • "World's Largest Computer Wallpaper Website Launches Apple Mobile App" PRWeb 8:36 AM
  • "Qmadix Launches Epic Covers for iPhone 5" PRWeb 8:36 AM
  • "Behringer iNuke Boom Junior for iPhone, iPad" TUAW 8:34 AM
  • "Upcoming 'He-Man' Mobile Title Might As Well Be Called 'Brad Nicholson: The Video Game: The Sequel'" Touch Arcade 8:32 AM
  • " Launches An Immersive iPad App For Fans Of Live Indie Music" TechCrunch 7:56 AM
  • "Animal Lovers! A new iOS app is out and waiting for you!" prMac 9:20 PM
  • "Turns 1.0 for iOS - Never Forget Whose Turn It is Again" prMac 10:36 AM
  • "iPad App Helps Stimulate Baby Development" prMac 9:38 AM
  • "eContact Collects Complex Survey Data From Customers by iPad Touch Panel" prMac 7:54 AM
  • "Popular customization app iTheme for iOS now adjusted to the iPhone 5" prMac 7:54 AM
  • "Word Poker Live Free for iOS: MPOG Texas Hold'em Using Letters + Words" prMac 7:54 AM
  • "Vicinno's educational game - Little Farm Preschool for iPad released" prMac 7:54 AM
  • "Surprise friends with video on birthday from Birthday Calendar Plus app" prMac 7:54 AM
  • "Go Go Games: Matching Adventures on the iPad for Children with Autism" prMac 7:54 AM
  • "New app will click for dog lovers - Clickety Dog Launches 4 October" prMac 7:54 AM
  • "Forever Lost - A classically modern adventure game for iOS released" prMac 7:54 AM
  • "Custom App Ventures Releases Ultimate Party App for iOS Devices" prMac 7:54 AM
Computer Industry
  • "Should HP Break Itself Apart? Examining UBS's Call For A Radical Restructuring" Seeking Alpha 9:59 AM
  • "HP doubles up SAP hard-hearted HANA appliances" The Register 3:03 PM
  • "Gates Has No Plans to Return to Day-to-Day Microsoft Job" Bloomberg 10:46 AM
  • "Microsoft CEO sees company becoming more like Apple" Reuters 9:37 PM
  • "Prices of Windows 7 notebooks declining; more Windows 8 tablets unveiled" DigiTimes 11:21 AM
  • "Windows 8 Gets A Post-RTM Update To Improve Battery Life, Media Playback And General Compatibility" TechCrunch 2:50 PM
  • "Microsoft delivers Windows 8 updates ahead of Service Pack 1" ZDNet 3:15 PM
  • "Microsoft, pushing Windows 8, makes Wi-Fi free in NYC and SF" CNET Reviews 3:42 PM
  • "Windows 8 Store Refuseniks Say Microsoft Is Too Much Like Apple" Wired 3:11 PM
  • "Microsoft delivers seven updates in October patch release" V3 3:07 PM
  • "Surprise! Microsoft patches latest IE10 Flash vulns on time: Issues fixes same day as Adobe's patch" The Register 3:04 PM
  • "Microsoft, Abobe patches beef up Windows security" TechNewsDaily 11:44 AM
  • "Microsoft: Users trying to get something for nothing wind up with malware/Downloading key generators to unlock software is linked to malware infection" Network World 12:04 PM
  • "Microsoft plans Michigan Avenue pop-up store" Chicago Tribune [Free Registration Required] 10:59 AM
  • "Microsoft CEO's bonus trimmed for Windows, browser misstep" Reuters 8:04 PM
  • "IBM, AT&T team on cloud services: The cloud service will use private networks rather than the public Internet" IDG News Service 11:04 AM
  • "AT&T, IBM Share Network to Lure More Customers to Cloud" Bloomberg 10:00 AM
  • "IBM Answers Oracle Exadata: PureData System for transactional, analytic, and operational deployments takes on Oracle, replaces IBM's Netezza appliances and Smart Analytic system." InformationWeek 10:13 AM
  • "IBM wrestles controls, pulls midrange array sales out of death dive" The Register 3:02 PM
  • "IBM takes on Oracle with PureData appliances" The Register 8:54 PM
  • "Intel: Street Keeps Cutting Estimates As Earnings Loom" Forbes 9:52 AM
  • "Intel's Futurist: Tomorrow's Tech will be Humanized, Humorous" TheStreet 10:02 AM
  • "Intel's McAfee security group plans layoffs" Reuters 11:12 AM
  • "AMD launches its response to Intel's tablet processor: Advanced Micro Devices enters the Windows 8 tablet market with the Z-60 processor." CNET News 10:07 AM
  • "AMD Eyes Tablet Market With New Z-60 APUs" CRN 11:03 AM
  • "AMD finally makes tablet chip, the dual-core Hondo: Tablets with AMD Z-60 tablet chip, code-named Hondo, will be available by the end of the year" IDG News Service 11:04 AM
  • "AMD unveils 'sweet spot' processor for 'sexy' tablets: Z-60 aims between Atom and Core i3 for Windows 8 fondleslabs" The Register 3:03 PM
  • "AMD Z-60 'Hondo' APU unveiled: pictures" ZDNet 3:17 PM
  • "Has Chambers Tipped Hand On Cisco CEO Succession?" CRN 11:02 AM
  • "High Court Lets Telecom Firms' Wiretap Immunity Stand" [Paid Membership Required] 9:40 AM
  • "Quantum computing pioneers from U.S., France win 2012 Nobel Prize: Serge Haroche of the Ecole Normale SupA(c)rieure and David Wineland of the University of Colorado won the Nobel Physics Prize prize for work on quantum optics" IDG News Service 11:04 AM
  • "Frenchman, American joint winners of Nobel Prize in physics" CNN 12:08 PM
  • "Frenchman, American win Nobel for quantum physics" Associated Press 11:21 AM
  • "Nobel Awarded to Scientists Who Learned to Control Quantum Systems" ScienceNOW 3:12 PM
  • "TransOS wants to displace desktop operating systems: Computer engineers at China's Tsinghua University are coding a cross-platform, cloud-based operating system for the masses." TG Daily 3:00 PM
  • "Open vs. Closed: The Cloud Wars" New York Times [Free/Paid Registration Required] 9:58 AM
  • "Good news for job hunters in Android, Linux, and open source: Related skills and expertise are being sought 'like never before,' Dice reports." PCWorld 12:03 PM
  • "10 top IT skills in demand: a one-day snapshot/Summary: Dice releases demand numbers for a range of skills -- led by close to 15,000 job openings for software developers." ZDNet 3:16 PM
Finances (Click heading for current Apple Stock price.)
Apple News
  • "Take A Bite Of Apple Today. Stock Could Get Juiced To $850 In 2013" Forbes 4:47 PM
  • "Apple Market Value Down $70 Billion Since iPhone 5 Release" Mashable 8:54 PM
  • "Stock Market and Investing: Apple's Stock Is Down Over 10%—Time to Buy?" CNBC 11:39 AM
  • "Apple Shares Slide as iPad Mini Rumors Swirl" Breakout 10:04 AM
  • "Apple builds indicate a strong 2H 2012, says Credit Suisse" ["Shares are Outperform rated with a $750 price target."] Theflyonthewall 8:05 AM
  • "Interpreting the Apple Bashboys" TheStreet 12:35 PM
  • "Apple Shares Hit Correction Territory: 'The Pie Is Almost Baked'" WSJ Blogs 12:35 PM
  • "Apple chart traces dreaded pattern" MarketWatch 8:02 AM
  • "Tossing Apple: Shares remain in a normal digestion period following a 17% rise in the Nasdaq Composite from the June 4 low. The action has been orderly, which indicates that large investors, the lifeblood of any bull market, are not departing the scene en masse." MarketWatch 8:39 AM
  • "Apple: Nomura Sets Neutral Rating; Sees Growth Slowing" Forbes 8:19 AM
  • "Apple Is Trading At 60-75% Premium To Its Sum Of Parts Valuation" Seeking Alpha 7:57 AM
  • "Apple After The Riot, Shortage, Strike, Etc.: Still A Buy?" Seeking Alpha 1:12 PM
  • "Is The Post-Jobs Apple Still A Buy 1 Year Later?" Seeking Alpha 9:23 AM
  • "Apple: Time To Reduce An Overweight Position" Seeking Alpha 9:28 AM
  • "Apple slips, rated neutral by Nomura" MarketWatch 11:10 AM
Industry News
  • "Asia Markets: Japan stocks tumble to lead Asia losses/Japanese stocks fell sharply to lead losses across Asian markets Wednesday, with growth and earnings concerns depressing investor sentiment." MarketWatch 8:35 PM
  • "Intel falls to 52-week low, leading tech retreat: Intel downgraded on pricing worries; Netflix also downgraded" MarketWatch 3:26 PM
  • "U.S. stocks fall hard on earnings caution: Aluminum producer Alcoa is due to report earnings after the close" MarketWatch 3:26 PM
  • "Stocks retreat ahead of earnings" CNNMoney 3:27 PM
  • "Stocks Hit by Global Growth Jitters, Earnings Worries" TheStreet 3:27 PM
  • "Wall Street falls as tech leads sell-off on earnings gloom" Reuters 3:27 PM
  • "Stocks Slide as Earnings Season Looms; Nasdaq Falls Sharply" FOXBusiness 11:31 AM
  • "U.S. Stocks Fall While Commodities Gain, Treasuries Rise" Bloomberg 10:46 AM
  • "Stocks Sink Deeper: Stocks fell after a soft economic growth forecast from the International Monetary Fund put investors on the defensive ahead of the start to corporate-earnings season." [Paid Membership Required] 3:08 PM
  • "Stocks: Investors playing a waiting game" CNNMoney 9:34 AM
  • "Asia Markets: Shanghai, Hong Kong stocks jump to lead Asia" MarketWatch 9:40 AM
  • "Europe Markets: Europe stocks slip on global-growth concerns" MarketWatch 9:40 AM
  • "Europe Stocks Sink on Growth Concerns" [Paid Membership Required] 3:28 PM
  • "World stocks fall on worries over Spanish debt, gloomy IMF forecasts, earnings jitters" Associated Press [Free Registration Required] 3:28 PM
  • "Most active Nasdaq-traded stocks: Nasdaq's 10 most active stocks at the close of trading" Associated Press 7:28 PM
  • "Final Glance: Computer companies/Computer companies shares down at the close of trading" Associated Press 5:32 PM
  • "Midday Glance: Computer companies/Computer companies shares down at 1 p.m." Associated Press 3:36 PM
  • "4 High Paying Tech Stocks For Your Portfolio" Seeking Alpha 9:54 AM

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