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MacSurfer's Archive: Thursday, October 11, 2012
 

 

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Weekend Highlights: According to a new report, Apple Pay scooped up 1% of "digital payment dollars" in November; Charles Moore opines on the possible merger of OS X and iOS; Nintype told by Apple to remove calculator from iOS keyboard; UK's Telegraph reports that Apple's Tim Cook is "deeply offended" by BBC's report "that Apple is failing to protect its Chinese factory workers", also posts an exclusive letter sent by Apple UK SVP Jeff Williams defending Apple's supplier responsibility; Karen Haslam at Macworld UK argues that Apple shouldn't be blamed as there are many Pegatron clients like Google, Microsoft, HP, Dell — reports aplenty in our Apple/Macintosh, and Op/Ed sections; Foss Patents tells of Apple losing "very important round over its pinch-to-zoom API patent" case versus Samsung; need to uninstall MacKeeper from your Mac? Macworld shows how; MarketWatch looks back at Apple's 2014, covering "the good, bad, and ugly"; Morgan Stanley note reveals expectation of a record 67 million iPhones sold this December quarter; in response to fluctuation of Russia's ruble, Apple raises prices of apps; Woz remains skeptical of wearables like smartwatches, smart glasses; shipping times of iPhone 6, 6 Plus, Retina iMacs drop; is it true that rapidly charging your iPhone can damage it?; iMore staff offer thoughts on iPhone 6, 6 Plus after 3 months use; video comparison of iOS 8.1.3 vs 8.2 running on iPhone 4S.

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Apple/Macintosh
  • "Apple Wins Delay of South Korea Sales Ban on IPhone, IPad"  Bloomberg 8:44 AM
  • "Korea court delays Apple's iPhone, iPad ban: The court says that it will wait to enforce a ban until Apple's appeal concludes." CNET News 8:56 AM
  • "Apple Can Still Sell the iPhone and iPad in South Korea" Mashable 8:48 PM
  • "Appeals court reverses sales ban on Samsung smartphone"  Reuters 10:47 AM
  • "Samsung Can Sell Galaxy Nexus During Appeal, Court Rules" Bloomberg 11:28 AM
  • "Court Tosses Injunction Banning Sales of Samsung Phone" WSJ.com [Paid Membership Required] 2:17 PM
  • "Apple vs. Samsung Injunction Reversed On Appeal" BYTE 2:21 PM
  • "Samsung Beats Apple Yet Again" Nasdaq 2:35 PM
  • "Apple vs Samsung: Let the Market Ring! Another day, another legal verdict on smartphone wars." Forbes 1:29 PM
  • "Apple Suffers Setback, Court Reverses Samsung Nexus Injunction" The Mac Observer 7:12 PM
  • "Can Apple win over China? If you're the world's largest company - with nearly $600 billion in market value - getting bigger is a tough challenge. But if Apple can learn how to charm the world's largest population, the possibilities are limitless."  Fortune 7:57 AM
  • "Apple Set for Big iPad Mini Boost in China" TheStreet 2:23 PM
  • "Before the Apple Television, a TV Remote Control?"  AllThingsD 8:06 AM
  • "How Apple Might Revolutionize TV" Benzinga 3:04 PM
  • "Google asks judge to seal patent talk records: Google Inc.'s Motorola Mobility unit asked a judge to seal 'highly confidential' records of its patent-licensing talks with Samsung Electronics Co. that appeared in the South Korean company's intellectual property lawsuit against Apple Inc. in California." Law Daily Report [Free Registration Required] 4:53 PM
OS X
News
  • "U.S. Mac sales join industry tailspin: IDC, Gartner predict Q3 Mac sales will be down 6% to 7%, biggest decline since the Great Recession" Computerworld 3:40 PM
  • "Apple Takes Nearly 14% of US PC Shipments for Q3 of 2012" iSource 7:31 PM
  • "Exclusive: Apple subsidiary AuthenTec actually DID patch its Windows security software (in September!)" VentureBeat 7:50 AM
  • "Firefox 16 removed from installer page one day after release" IDG News Service 8:02 AM
  • "Mozilla warns: stop using Firefox 16" BetaNews 9:07 AM
  • "RIP Tweetie for Mac, we knew and loved you" The Next Web 1:39 PM
AppleCare/Troubleshooting
  • "9 Reasons Why a Mac is Running Slow and What to Do About It" OS X Daily 7:25 PM
Reviews/How-To/Tips
  • "Review: Free, open source VirtualBox lags behind VMware and Parallels" Ars Technica 9:03 AM
  • "Mac 101: Meet the Finder" Macworld 7:58 AM
  • "Mountain Lion's Calendar: Your questions answered" Macworld 7:58 AM
  • "Hands-on: Four Mac apps to transfer voicemail, other files from your iPhone/Need those files that iTunes won't give you? Desktop apps to the rescue." Ars Technica 2:07 PM
  • "Where are my iCloud Documents Stored?" Amsys 12:05 PM
  • "Obscurity For OS X: Hide Your Files In An App Disguised As A Folder" AddictiveTips 9:06 AM
  • "Workaround problem saving photos from Mountain Lion Mail to iPhoto" Mac OS X Hints 10:54 AM
  • "Enable the adaptive firewall in OS X Server" Mac OS X Hints 10:54 AM
  • "How To Monitor Your Mac's Performance With A Glance At The Menubar (or click for more details)" NoodleMac 7:48 AM
  • "Got Meetings? Try The Participants App On Your Mac To Track Attendance, Organize Groups And Events" Mac 360 7:49 AM
Press Releases
  • "Deepworld officially launches on Mac, coming soon to iOS" TUAW 9:22 PM
  • "Mozilla releases Firefox 16.0.1 to address four vulnerabilities" IDG News Service 7:21 PM
  • "TweetDeck 2: Redesigned UI, fixes Growl issues" FairerPlatform 2:18 PM
  • "Pixelmator, Adobe InDesign and Folio Producer Updates" FairerPlatform 12:16 PM
  • "Zevrix Updates Graphic Inspector: Improves JPEG Processing" prMac 10:54 AM
  • "Andrei Doubrovski releases Elements+ 5.0 for Adobe Photoshop Elements 11" prMac 7:46 AM
  • "2048pixels Launches Homescreen FX to Personalize iPad Wallpapers" prMac 7:46 AM
General Interest/Potpourri
  • "The 20 Most Desired Employers: From Google to L'Oreal/If you could work anywhere, what employer would you pick? A new global study by LinkedIn pinpoints Google, Apple and Microsoft — in that order — as the world's most desired employers. But there's room in the top-20 list for the likes of Unilever, Shell and L'Oreal, too." Forbes 11:05 AM
  • "Survey: 74 percent of iOS users say Maps is fine, no issues" Electronista 8:05 AM
  • "Teens express interest in iPad mini as Apple gains popularity among younger audience" Macworld UK 8:07 AM
  • "Google's Schmidt talks Google Maps, patent wars, and being CEO of Apple: Schmidt would like to be CEO of Apple, thinks Apple should never have ditched Google Maps, and believes that the patent wars is 'a disaster for us all'." Macworld UK 8:07 AM
  • "Eric Schmidt claims Apple versus Google is 'defining fight' in IT market" V3 7:58 AM
  • "Google's Schmidt: 'Apple Should Have Kept Our Maps'" PC Magazine 8:59 AM
  • "Schmidt: Apple has to approve Google Maps app for iOS — if we build it" GigaOM 10:48 AM
  • "Google Chairman on Apple: 'Maps Are Really Hard'" Mashable 9:17 AM
  • "All Things Google: Eric Shmidt Says Google Vs. Apple Defines Industry" Minyanville 10:15 AM
  • "Google Chairman talks Maps and Apple" 9 to 5 Mac 8:23 AM
  • "Pittsburgh company settles computer-app lawsuit, allowing Apple to again distribute: A four-month-long lawsuit over computer applications for nonverbal people, which prompted Apple to pull a popular app from its iTunes store, has settled, according to filings Wednesday in U.S. District Court." Pittsburgh Post-Gazette 11:25 AM
  • "Worker commits suicide at Apple supplier Foxlink, report says" Washington Post [Free Registration Required] 3:04 PM
  • "Apple Has Quietly Started Tracking iPhone Users Again, And It's Tricky To Opt Out" Business Insider 8:45 AM
  • "Bounce To The Beat Of Apple's New Colorful iPod TV Ad" App Advice 8:03 AM
  • "New Apple ad for iPod line airs on US TV during playoffs" iPodNN 8:05 AM
  • "Apple tries to prove it's colorful in new iPod ad" CNET News 8:53 AM
  • "Invitations for iPad Mini event still MIA" TG Daily 2:03 PM
  • "Going Walletless on Vacation: First Challenge, Airport Security" Wired 2:20 PM
  • "Artist Gets to the Point With Amazing Fingertips Portraits [Pics] Mashable 7:14 PM
  • "Watch the First 'Angry Birds Star Wars' Trailer [Exclusive] Yahoo! News 9:06 AM
  • "Cops: iPhone helps track down iPhone thief" Chicago Tribune [Free Registration Required] 9:17 AM
Non-Apple News
  • "Phone company to woman: You owe us $15 quadrillion" CNET News 3:08 PM
  • "Ubuntu goes fishing for donations with new download page" The Register 2:07 PM
  • "Video: BeoVision 11 is an $8,000 smart TV" TG Daily 2:01 PM
  • "Facebook patches security hole allowing mass harvesting of phone numbers" Techworld 1:56 PM
  • "The 'white hat' hacker" The Age 11:44 AM
  • "Juniper fortifies network edge with new routers" Network World 11:26 AM
  • "Western Digital Wi-Fi extender boasts 3-by-3 antenna array" PCWorld 11:23 AM
  • "Acer's Very Touchy Windows 8 Ultrabook: Aspire M5-481PT Windows 8 tablet lets you tap and swipe your way through documents using up to ten touchpoints." InformationWeek 10:51 AM
  • "Amid iPad mini rumors, Sharp to launch first phone with IGZO screen: Japanese company pitches long battery life of Aquos Phone Zeta phone, due to the IGZO display" IDG News Service 10:29 AM
  • "Mozilla Firefox browser upgrade taken offline due to vulnerability" BBC 10:15 AM
  • "Google patches $60k Chrome hole in 10 hours" ZDNet 2:41 PM
  • "Google and Yahoo Irish search domains hijacked" ZDNet 2:39 PM
  • "Google chairman: 'These patent wars are death'" Fortune 10:48 AM
  • "Google Puts Some Microsoft Office Exports On Life Support: Google says ability to export Google Apps files in legacy Office formats will continue until the end of January." InformationWeek 10:08 AM
  • "Google releases Web site speedup software" CNET News 10:04 AM
  • "Google Gives Street View A 250K-Mile Update Across 17+ Countries, Its Biggest Update Ever; Maps API Now Features Time Zones" TechCrunch 1:54 PM
  • "Tech dominates Fortune's 40 Under 40 list" CNET News 10:03 AM
  • "Dotcom plans to launch 'Megaupload 2.0'" Financial Times [Paid Membership Required] 10:44 AM
  • "Marissa Mayer: Ready to rumble at Yahoo" Fortune 9:59 AM
  • "BlackBerry CIO on Mobile Security, BYOD and the Modern CIO Role" CIO 11:25 AM
  • "HTC's need for 'something else' to take on Apple, Samsung" MarketWatch 9:46 AM
  • "Zen of four: new iPhone 5, Galaxy S III mini both shift to four inches" Tap For Mobile 3:52 PM
  • "Samsung Officially Debuts The Galaxy S III Mini: 4IDG News Service Mid-Range Jelly Bean In A Smaller Package" TechCrunch 1:53 PM
  • "Samsung announces Galaxy S3 Mini smartphone: Samsung has unveiled a smaller version of its Galaxy S3 smartphone, reducing the screen size by 0.8 of an inch to 4 inches, bringing it in line with Apple's iPhone 5." BBC 1:29 PM
  • "Trolls filed 40% of patent infringement lawsuits in 2011" Ars Technica 10:54 AM
  • "Softbank in Advanced Talks to Acquire Sprint Nextel" WSJ.com [Paid Membership Required] 8:58 AM
  • "Sizing Up a Softbank Takeover of Sprint" WSJ Blogs 8:12 AM
  • "Softbank in talks for $12.8 billion Sprint stake" Reuters 8:12 AM
Publications/Podcasts
  • "Live @ 10 PM ET - Lightning Adapters, iPods, iPhone 5 Issues, + More" Insanely Great Mac 7:12 PM
  • "iMore show 319: Renanoed" iMore 9:06 AM
Hardware/Software
  • "Chip Design Luminary Leaves Samsung for Apple" ["The gadget maker has hired Jim Mergard, a 16-year veteran of Advanced Micro Devices who was a vice president and chief engineer there before he left for Samsung. He is known for playing a leading role in the development of a high-profile AMD chip that carried the code name Brazos and was designed for low-end portable computers."] WSJ Blogs 3:02 PM
  • "Samsung chip architect leaves for Apple: The battle over smartphones spilled over into chip design as a top Samsung designer split for Apple." CNET News 7:19 PM
  • "Apple snags top chip designer from Samsung" GigaOM 4:22 PM
  • "Apple Hires Away Top Samsung CPU Designer to Build Custom Apple Chips" Gizmodo 4:54 PM
  • "Apple Hires Key SoC And PC Chip Designer Jim Mergard From Samsung" Redmond Pie 7:31 PM
  • "Apple bags chippery guru from rival Samsung" The Register 7:18 PM
  • "Component makers preparing for new Apple products" DigiTimes 8:19 AM
  • "Rumor: New 13" MacBook Pro affected by 'weak yields' of Retina display" AppleInsider 10:54 AM
  • "Apple likely to approve second iPhone maker, analysts say" MarketWatch 10:18 AM
  • "Apple's EarPods Packing Is So Environmentally Friendly It Turns To Mush In Water [Video] Cult of Mac 8:43 AM
  • "Apple's new iPods come with dissolvable packaging" Macworld UK 8:07 AM
  • "Apple Stores to start stocking iPhone 5 cases this month?" Macworld UK 8:07 AM
  • "Apple reportedly to sell iPhone 5 cases later this month" CNET News 10:15 AM
  • "Retailers gearing up for Apple's 'iPad mini' with plans for accessory displays" AppleInsider 9:10 AM
  • "Apple Fans May Trade In Their Old iPad for New One" [Video Report] WSJ.com [Paid Membership Required] 1:30 PM
  • "iPad trade-ins up 80% as the Mini's arrival looms closer" VentureBeat 1:25 PM
  • "Apple's Lightning Dock Connector gets teardown, almost impossible to mod" SlashGear 2:22 PM
  • "iPad Mini, 13-Inch Retina MacBook Pro Both Delayed By Production Problems [Rumor] Cult of Mac 11:11 AM
  • "iFixit: New iPod Touch Is Way Harder To Repair Than iPhone 5" TechCrunch 9:28 AM
  • "iPod touch teardown: cheaper display assembly, weaker home button, low repairability score" iDownload Blog 9:17 AM
  • "iPod touch 5G teardown finds 512MB of RAM" iLounge 10:24 AM
  • "30-pin to Lightning adapter: early users test compatibility" TUAW 7:57 AM
  • "Amid iPad mini rumors, Sharp to launch first phone with IGZO screen" IDG News Service 8:53 AM
  • "Microsoft Sends Mixed Signals About Office on Android, iOS: Microsoft on Oct. 10 denied a report from one of its product managers in the Czech Republic that its Office suite of productivity applications would be available on Google Android and Apple iOS devices as soon as March 2013." eWeek 10:42 AM
  • "Java-to-iOS just keeps getting easier: Third-party tools are getting even better at enabling developers to use their Java skills to build iOS apps despite Apple's ban" InfoWorld 8:01 AM
  • "iPhone hacker dream team edges closer to iOS6 jailbreak: Apple stepped up security in its latest mobile operating system, making it harder to jailbreak: but not impossible, the hackers hint" IDG News Service 8:22 AM
  • "Here's a Photo Showing How The Chinese Hack Apple's Lightning Cable" M.I.C. Gadget 2:06 PM
Apple Patent Applications
  • "Apple Invents Biometric Features for e-Commerce & Security" Patently Apple 7:53 AM
  • "Apple invents technique to hide integral internal components in plain sight" AppleInsider 7:56 AM
  • "Apple investigating handwriting and selective touch recognition" AppleInsider 7:55 AM
  • "Apple Continues to Advance Writing Techniques for iDevices" Patently Apple 10:17 AM
  • "Apple's R&D Playbook: LTE, Camera, Encryption Patents & More" Patently Apple 11:27 AM
  • "New Apple Patent Reveals Future Fabric iPhone Carrying Case" Patently Apple 7:47 AM
  • "Apple Patent Involves Mobile Device Connection Management" MacNews 10:41 AM
AppleCare/Helps
Price Trackers/Deals
  • "Weather Genie For iPhone and iPad Is Temporarily Available For Free (Normally $0.99)" Apple Sliced 8:42 AM
  • "iLinkWord For iPhone and iPad Is Free Right Now (Previously $0.99)" Apple Sliced 8:42 AM
  • "Super Tank Battle For iPhone Is Free Today (Was $0.99)" Apple Sliced 8:42 AM
  • "Mac mini Prices & Sales" MacPrices 8:18 AM
  • "MacBook Pro Prices & Sales" MacPrices 8:18 AM
  • "iPod Nano Buyer's Guide -Prices From $48 To $249 ... The Best iPod Prices, Deals, Reviews And Information" MacReviewZone 10:41 AM

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Reviews/How-To/Tutorials/Tips
Reviews
  • "iPod Touch review:: An iPad for your pocket" CNET Reviews 7:16 PM
  • "iPod Nano review: Being small isn't enough" CNET Reviews 1:34 PM
  • "iPod Touch 5th Generation Teardown" iFixit 7:47 AM
  • "iPod touch 5 vs. iPhone 5 vs. iPod touch 4 gallery" iMore 9:21 PM
  • "iPod nano (Seventh-Generation) Unboxing and Comparisons" flickr: iLounge 12:13 PM
  • "First Looks: Apple iPod touch loop" iLounge 10:15 AM
  • "Apple Lighting to 30-pin Adapters Review - Both Dock & 0.2M" Insanely Great Mac 7:54 AM
  • "Review: Dodocase's iPhone 5 Wallet is simple, sleek, and classy" Macworld 7:21 PM
  • "Nocs NS600 Crush review: Stylish earphones with impressive bass and clear sound, but best at delivering dance music" Macworld UK 8:00 AM
iPad/iPhone/iPod touch Apps
  • "Rockmelt: More Feed Reader Than Browser, And Not The Web I Was Looking For [Review] Cult of Mac 7:31 PM
  • "Social browser RockMelt launches iPad browser+reading app" GigaOM 7:54 AM
  • "Recall for iPhone review" iMore 8:00 AM
  • "Gridditor for iOS review:: A cool way to edit images, but missing key features" CNET Reviews 7:42 PM
  • "Let battle commence: This iOS app lets you challenge other Instagramers to see who has the best photos" The Next Web 8:17 AM
  • "Calendars by Readdle for iPhone and iPad review" iMore 8:01 AM
  • "It's Time To End Apple's Mapsgate. Add This Utility To Your iPhone (or iPad) And You're Good To Go Almost Anywhere" PixoBebo 7:48 AM
  • "Let's Be Honest. Google's Chrome Browser For iOS Is Really Second Rate (thanks to Apple and Safari)" McSolo 7:49 AM
  • "Appidemic: eWeather HD for iPhone, iPod touch and iPad" AppleTell 8:22 AM
  • "I Am Playr lands on iOS devices as a flick-football game, starring Steven Gerrard and other top pros" The Next Web 8:17 AM
  • "Have Fun With Your Photos Using Pencil Camera HD – iPad App Review" PadGadget 9:04 AM
  • "Stream Photos From PC Or Mac To Your iPhone With AirFoto" AddictiveTips 9:04 AM
  • "Free: Digital Paper And Pen To Sketch On Your iPad (but it's not really 'free')" TeraTalks 7:49 AM
  • "How To Bring A Windows 7 PC, Microsoft Office, And Internet Explorer To Your iPad (it almost works)" Mac 360 7:49 AM
  • "Amazing Paper And Ink Digital Drawing And Notes App For iPad For Less Than A Dollar" BohemianBoomer 7:49 AM
  • "Bad Piggies HD Review" Mac|Life 9:04 AM
  • "Hands-on with He-Man: The Most Powerful Game in the Universe" PocketGamer 8:42 AM
  • "Crazy Taxi Review – Delivering An Arcade Classic Onto iOS" Apple'n'Apps 1:27 PM
  • "Stunt Star: The Hollywood Years Review" Touch Arcade 7:31 PM
  • "'Reiner Knizia: Card Buster' Review - The Best Little Poker-Solitire Game from Germany" Touch Arcade 9:06 AM
  • "The Devil's Attorney Doesn't Offer Plea Bargains" App Advice 1:25 PM
  • "8 iOS Games for Pass and Play Competition" Mac|Life 2:35 PM
  • "Cobalt Code Review: Use your memory skills to hack one of the hardest codes ever in this futuristic remake of the classic Simon game." 148Apps 1:58 PM
  • "Kumo Lumo Review" 148Apps 10:52 AM
  • "Crazy Taxi Review" 148Apps 9:03 AM
  • "BMX Jam Review" 148Apps 9:17 AM
  • "Amazing Runner Review" 148Apps 2:35 PM
How-To/Tutorial
  • "New In iOS 6: Quickly Access All Of Your Email Drafts" App Advice 9:07 AM
Tips
  • "Manually downloading iTunes Match content on iPad Article" iLounge 3:04 PM
  • "Downloading Genius Mixes from iTunes Match Tips" iLounge 2:08 PM
  • "iAd tracking- targeted ads on iPhone, iPad: How to stop Apple tracking" BGR 10:47 AM
  • "Tip of the Week: Posting Photos Quickly to Facebook in iOS 6" New York Times [Free/Paid Registration Required] 10:24 AM
Analysis/Commentary/Editorial/Opinion
  • "These iOS Mock Up Images Are Retro-Tastic, And Now We Want Them On Our iPhone [Gallery] Cult of Mac 9:22 PM
  • "Cassandra -Friday Review -The Weekend Arrives" eXtensions 8:06 PM
  • "Why Did Apple, Microsoft, and Google Meet in Geneva?" Minyanville 7:22 PM
  • "Federal Court reverses injunction against the Galaxy Nexus over 'universal search' feature" Edible Apple 3:53 PM
  • "Inside Apple" Forbes 3:44 PM
  • "Interest in the iPad mini could be weak: survey" ZDNet 2:22 PM
  • "Readers speak: Bring Android's third-party inclusiveness to the iPhone" Ars Technica 2:22 PM
  • "Here's More Proof the iPad Mini Is Real" TheStreet 2:21 PM
  • "Bizzaro world: Apple, Samsung reverse two sales bans on one day in two countries" VentureBeat 12:26 PM
  • "The iPad mini's least speculated-about new feature: dual speakers" Los Angeles Times [Paid Membership Required] 11:12 AM
  • "Is The Apple Logo Blasphemous? Depends Upon Your Definition of Blasphemy" Forbes 10:56 AM
  • "Forget About An Apple TV, A Remote Control Is Where It's At" Forbes 10:26 AM
  • "iPhone 5, Microsoft Surface And Mounting Tension: Will Apple Emerge As Winner Again?" Seeking Alpha 10:26 AM
  • "Yes, Analysis Shows, Mapplegate Did Hit Apple Sales" Forbes 10:15 AM
  • "The psychology of Apple fans who sit in line" TUAW 9:35 AM
  • "What If Apple Spent Even More On R&D?" MacNews 9:21 AM
  • "There's More to Tech than Apple - Here's Proof" The Motley Fool 9:10 AM
  • "Woz: Apple got arrogant/In an interview with a South African site, Steve Wozniak does not bring his word-mincer along. He specifically laments that the iPhone 5 screen still isn't big enough." CNET News 12:06 PM
  • "'Arrogant' Apple should be building bigger iPhones" BGR 9:06 AM
  • "Why I Am Not Going to Buy the iPhone 5 – YET" Apple Gazette 9:03 AM
  • "Consumer Reports: Purple haze not an iPhone 5 issue" TG Daily 9:00 AM
  • "Phone cameras catching up with compacts, how long does your camera have left?" Pocket-lint 8:43 AM
  • "So if I don't want an iPhone, will the new Nexus fill the bill??" ZDNet 8:23 AM
  • "Why are tablets and smartphones insulated from tough economic conditions?" asymco 8:23 AM
  • "First world problems: Apple's iPhone 5 was the top #FML topic in September" The Next Web 8:08 AM
  • "The Post PC Era Has Arrived. It's Tablet vs. PC. It's iPad vs. Mac. Are Mac Sales Dropping?" Mac 360 7:48 AM
Non-Apple
  • "Why Softbank's Bid For Sprint Makes Sense" Seeking Alpha 3:04 PM
  • "Where's the Discussion of Trojan Horses?" New York Times [Free/Paid Registration Required] 3:09 PM
  • "So if I don't want an iPhone, will the new Nexus fill the bill??" ZDNet 2:43 PM
  • "Dear China: Cut out the sneaky spying shenanigans" ZDNet 2:40 PM
  • "The hard drive drought is over" ZDNet 2:40 PM
  • "The typical Twitter user is a young woman with an iPhone and 208 followers" Washington Post [Free Registration Required] 2:16 PM
  • "It's official: Google shrinks the world!" The Register 2:07 PM
  • "RIM's Big Bet: BlackBerry 10 Extended Demo Video And Hands-On Impressions" TechCrunch 1:53 PM
  • "Facebook phone number lookups now limited, but you should still tweak this privacy setting" PCWorld 11:22 AM
  • "NAS appliances: Not just raw storage anymore" InfoWorld 10:53 AM
  • "The 9 most endangered species in IT: The IT job landscape is evolving quickly. Here's how to avoid IT extinction" [Slideshow] InfoWorld 10:53 AM
  • "What Softbank Sees In Sprint: Japan's Softbank is reportedly in talks to buy Sprint for $12.8 billion. Will the deal provide third largest U.S. wireless carrier with resources to grow?" InformationWeek 10:51 AM
  • "iBuyPower Valkyrie CZ-17 Gaming Notebook Review" HotHardware 10:42 AM
  • "PC Sales Collapse: Is the Personal Computer Dead?" Daily Ticker 9:52 AM
  • "Software and Patents Still a Mess, 14 Years On" TheStreet 9:33 AM
  • "Fact-Checking Google's New Study On Political Fact-Checking: Mostly Misleading" TechCrunch 1:57 PM
  • "Boxee's Anti-Cable Gamble Could One-Up Apple's TV Plans" ReadWriteWeb 10:56 AM
  • "A Message to Eric Schmidt and Android: Put up Proof of Profits or Shut Up" Tech.pinions 9:18 AM
  • "HTC doesn't know whether to chase the iPad or Google Nexus 7" Crave @ CNET 8:56 AM
Humor/Cartoons
  • "Disappointed In the New Maps App" [cartoon] MacMost 9:06 AM
Press Releases/Products/Public Relations
  • "Unofficial Google Maps iOS app disappears from App Store" CNET News 9:36 PM
  • "Capacitive Touch Case Makes Your iPhone Very Sensitive" Wired 2:22 PM
  • "Meet us at MacTech" TUAW 2:06 PM
  • "TheAppBuilder Churns Out Apps For All Platforms" BYTE 11:05 AM
  • "The Clumsy Case – For Clumsy Kids (or Adults)" The Gadgeteer 10:49 AM
  • "iCork iPad Case Is Bulky But Practical. Kinda" Cult of Mac 10:48 AM
  • "Tumblr Puts More Focus On Photos With Photoset, Its New Standalone iOS App" TechCrunch 10:24 AM
  • "Apperian Delivers Remote Control of iPhone, iPad" BYTE 10:19 AM
  • "Instapaper begets The Magazine, for Apple's iOS only" Fortune 11:29 AM
  • "Instapaper creator Marco Arment launches The Magazine, a different kind of periodical for Apple's Newsstand" The Next Web 10:15 AM
  • "10 Marvelous Map-Themed iPhone Cases" Mashable 10:15 AM
  • "'It's The Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown' Comes to iPhone, iPad & iPod touch Just In Time for Halloween" PRWeb 9:12 AM
  • "'Phumbler' is Now Available for Free in the Apple App Store" PRWeb 9:12 AM
  • "World's Best iPad App Companies & Maclocks Partner to Offer Complete iPad Business Solutions Introducing Maclocks Business App Center" PRWeb 9:12 AM
  • "Atari and Zynga Launch Super Bunny Breakout for iPhone, iPad & iPod touch" Business Wire 9:11 AM
  • "Multitasking Smartphone Case Has 7 Tools in its Small Frame" Mashable 9:04 AM
  • "Gooogle Adds Major Update To Street View, Still No iOS Maps App" Cult of Mac 8:58 AM
  • "$25 CamHoodie Case Promises To Fix iPhone 5's Purple Lens Flare" Cult of Mac 8:58 AM
  • "Rovio's First Book App, Bad Piggies Best Egg Recipes, Takes It Further Into Non-Fiction, Non-Gaming Territory" TechCrunch 8:16 AM
  • "Green Ham and Eggs: Rovio's Bad Piggies Release A Cook Book" The Next Web 8:11 AM
  • "5 iPhone Cases For The Apocalypse" Mashable 8:10 AM
  • "Fab Launches New iPhone and iPad Apps" ABCNews 9:17 AM
  • "Fab.com For iPhone And iPad Gets Redesigned - Fabulously, Of Course" App Advice 8:04 AM
  • "Google+ Mobile Apps Now Support Pages, iOS App Gets iPhone 5 Support And Finally Lets You Edit Your Posts" TechCrunch 8:12 AM
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  • "Google+ app updated to include support for iPhone 5, now allows page owners better control" iMore 8:00 AM
  • "iControlPad 2 makes it into production: The ultimate mobile gaming tool?" Electricpig 7:59 AM
  • "Case with Multi-functional Smart Cover for iPhone 5 (Red)" USBfever 7:50 AM
  • "Book Type Case with Multi-functional Smart Cover for iPhone 5 (Blue)" USBfever 7:50 AM
  • "ducktv's Popular Baby Programming Hits the iPhone" prMac 10:54 AM
  • "Clumsy Cat Brings Down the House on October 18" prMac 9:35 AM
  • "BMX Jam races onto the App Store for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch" prMac 8:58 AM
  • "Med Quiz Now Available for iOS" prMac 7:46 AM
  • "Mana Pass Builder App Lets Small Businesses Catch the Passbook Wave" prMac 7:46 AM
  • "Avernum 6 HD, Indie Fantasy Adventure, Released for the iPad" prMac 7:46 AM
  • "Trace Your Name - Learn How to Write Your Name" prMac 7:46 AM
  • "Sound Collection: Never Miss A New Album Again" prMac 7:46 AM
  • "Rapture Timer App Counts Days Until Apocalypse" prMac 7:46 AM
  • "Launch of location-based mobile app Shoutt" prMac 7:46 AM
  • "Gift Suggester 2.0 Free for iOS: Search 1000's of Gifts Using 5 Filters" prMac 7:46 AM
  • "ArtStudio for iPad 5.0 - Healing brush, Elastify and more, see the video" prMac 7:46 AM
Computer Industry
  • "HP says Gartner's wrong, IDC's right, on PC sales data: Workstation sales matter, says HP, as Gartner awards Lenovo PC sales crown" The Register 2:07 PM
  • "HP on Gartner figures: We're still on top" ZDNet 2:42 PM
  • "HP's PC boss caught napping by Lenovo raid: Printer accessories don't keep Cador awake" Channel Register 2:06 PM
  • "Has HP lost its spot as the top PC maker to Lenovo? Does it even matter?" Houston Chronicle 10:51 AM
  • "Top HP Networking Exec Takes His Leave" CRN 10:27 AM
  • "Ballmer's lightened pay packet is the least of his problems" The Register 2:04 PM
  • "Windows 8: 4 Smart Security Improvements/Will Windows 8 be the most secure Microsoft operating system to date? One security expert sees promising signs." InformationWeek 10:09 AM
  • "Windows 8: Nine unanswered questions about the new OS" PCWorld 11:23 AM
  • "Microsoft move hints at the death of Windows service packs" Computerworld 10:30 AM
  • "Microsoft tells German court it will amend Motorola lawsuit to hold Google Inc. liable" Foss Patents 1:32 PM
  • "Microsoft says Motorola Android phones infringe its mapping patent" IDG News Service 10:29 AM
  • "Microsoft's Confusing New Rules On Gameplay Clips And Streaming" Forbes 9:57 AM
  • "Windows Server 2012 Essentials for SMEs now available" V3 2:11 PM
  • "Lenovo hopes to reach US customers faster with 'Made in USA' computers" IDG News Service 11:22 AM
  • "London Calling: Is Cisco Intel's $1 billion foundry deal?" EE Times 10:38 AM
  • "Cisco says Huawei misstated facts in 2003 copyright case" Reuters 3:01 PM
  • "Core i7-3970X details leaked by Intel" ZDNet 2:39 PM
  • "AMD Lowers Sales Guidance, Citing Weakening Demand for Chips" AllThingsD 4:07 PM
  • "AMD Cuts Revenue Outlook" WSJ.com [Paid Membership Required] 4:53 PM
  • "AMD Slides on Weak Revenue" TheStreet 4:54 PM
  • "AMD warns of bigger sales drop" Financial Times [Paid Membership Required] 7:20 PM
  • "Advanced Micro Devices Warns On Weak Demand: What's Next?" Seeking Alpha 7:18 PM
  • "AMD pushes Radeon branded RAMDisk" ZDNet 2:43 PM
  • "NetApp and Cisco waggle shrunken ExpressPod at Hitachi and friends" The Register 2:04 PM
  • "Presidential candidates quiet on cyber policy: Obama and Romney differences aired by analysts, not so much by one another" CSO 11:26 AM
  • "Time has come for chief analytics officers" Computerworld 10:29 AM
  • "What Comes After the Touch Screen? Gesture control, devices that recognize different people, and tricks to make a screen feel as if it has physical buttons could be coming to your gadgets." Technology Review 1:55 PM
  • "Analysts decry 'disappointing' ultrabook returns" V3 2:10 PM
  • "PC Sales Go Into a Tailspin" WSJ.com [Paid Membership Required] 9:45 AM
  • "PC market struggles ahead of Windows 8 launch, says IDC" DigiTimes 10:37 AM
  • "PC shipments set to decline in 2012 for first time in 11 years, says IHS" DigiTimes 10:37 AM
Finances (Click heading for current Apple Stock price.)
Apple News
  • "Apple Shares Officially Hit Correction" WSJ Blogs 4:03 PM
  • "What is Wrong with Apple's Stock?"  Forbes 11:13 AM
  • "Apple Slide Halts Yet Another Rumor-Driven Risk Rally" Zero Hedge 11:28 AM
  • "Buy Apple Stock at a 10% Discount" TheStreet 1:40 PM
  • "Apple Dropping as Court Reverses Ban" TheStreet 11:28 AM
  • "'Weak' Apple iPhone 5 Sales And Maps: Eat Cake" Seeking Alpha 8:56 AM
  • "Danaher's Returns Are Apple's Wildest Dreams" [Video Report] Bloomberg 8:44 AM
  • "Apple Bulls Having Love Fest: Please, Get a Room" TheStreet 8:45 AM
  • "HTC profits plunge in face of competition from Apple and Samsung" Edible Apple 10:59 AM
Industry News
  • "Tech Stocks: PC stocks stand out on mild day for tech stocks/Sprint Nextel rallies; Apple loses U.S. ruling on Samsung injunction" MarketWatch 4:23 PM
  • "Dow, Nasdaq Lose Ground; S&P 500 Books Slight Gain" TheStreet 4:23 PM
  • "U.S. Stocks Erase Gains as Optimism on Jobless Data Fades" Bloomberg 4:23 PM
  • "Stocks lose steam: U.S. stocks pared earlier gains and ended little changed Thursday afternoon, as enthusiasm over upbeat economic data faded." CNNMoney 7:13 PM
  • "Stocks Rebound as Traders Eye Data" FOXBusiness 10:49 AM
  • "Stocks Run Out of Gas" WSJ.com [Paid Membership Required] 4:23 PM
  • "Stocks look to snap slide" CNNMoney 9:30 AM
  • "Asia Markets: Asia stocks drop on Spain, U.S. earnings concerns/Foxconn soars, Lenovo rises in Hong Kong; HTC tumbles in Taipei" MarketWatch 9:39 AM
  • "Spain Downgrade Hits Asian Shares" WSJ.com [Paid Membership Required] 9:45 AM
  • "Europe Markets: Europe stocks extend rally after U.S. jobs data/Burberry Group jumps 13% after trading update; Carrefour gains" MarketWatch 2:52 PM
  • "Markets brush off Spain downgrade after surprisingly big fall in US jobless claims" Associated Press [Free Registration Required] 9:48 AM
  • "Most active Nasdaq-traded stocks: Nasdaq's 10 most active stocks at the close of trading" Associated Press 7:13 PM
  • "Final Glance: Computer companies/Computer companies shares mixed at the close of trading" Associated Press 7:13 PM
  • "Midday Glance: Computer companies/Computer companies shares mixed at 1 p.m." Associated Press 3:02 PM
  • "Telecom Stocks: Sprint jumps on deal talks with Softbank/Japanese carrier may use deal to enter U.S. market; Clearwire jumps" MarketWatch 2:57 PM
  • "Investing in Technology, What's Working?" [Video Report] CNBC 9:58 AM

 
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