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MacSurfer's Archive: Wednesday, October 17, 2012
 

 

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Friday Highlights: Sensational headline suggests growth of Android and Windows tablets means "Apple is losing its grip as top tablet company", or perhaps it is just a result of one vs many; in the smartphone front, Chinese makers are swiftly gaining on Apple and Samsung; Market Realist examines how Apple has been using their on-hand cash; Apple officially welcomes Beats into the family, tells 9to5Mac the company has received US regulatory approval for acquisition; as well, Apple has paid $404 million to Vivendi in order to purchase their 13% stake in Beats—reports aplenty in our Apple/Macintosh, and General Interest sections; Foss Patents reporting that Apple is defending jury verdict in response to Samsung appeal of California ruling; Macworld on troubleshooting WiFi issues, they also review Adobe's Illustrator CC 2014; LAPTOP mag tutorial on installing Windows 8.1 on a Mac, as well, offers handy keyboard shortcuts plus their Windows equivalents; The Mac Observer on how to configure FileVault; Android, for first time ever, passes iOS in global usage; Apple stickers TV ad generating business for resellers; Gizmodo reviews Flir One for iPhone, says "yep, iPhone Predator-vision is awesome"; Chris Maxcer rants on pundits claiming the iWatch is "destined to fail".

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Apple/Macintosh
  • "Apple's Mini Doesn't Need Mega Success: Apple and its investors shouldn't expect a smaller iPad to make a killing in such a saturated market, said Trip Chowdhry, senior analyst for Global Equities Research. 'The 7-inch market is highly congested. This is an area that is dominated by some very successful products.'"  MacNewsWorld 9:43 AM
  • "Probable iPad mini unveiling helps end Apple stock skid"  Los Angeles Times [Paid Membership Required] 8:38 AM
  • "Apple sets October 23 event, smaller iPad expected" Reuters 8:38 AM
  • "Exclusive: iPad Mini Release Date Is November 2nd" Geeky Gadgets 9:33 AM
  • "Every five 'iPad mini' sales projected to cannibalize one full-size iPad" AppleInsider 9:27 AM
  • "Apple Without Jobs: First Trillion-Dollar company?"  Forbes 6:25 PM
  • "Apple snaps up celebrity-backed Web app firm Particle: Apple buys a San Francisco-based HTML5 Web and Web app design firm backed by Justin Timberlake."  CNET News 8:02 AM
  • "Apple Inhales Most of Particle: Apple has indeed 'acqhired' HTML5 Web app consultancy Particle, AllThingsD has confirmed." AllThingsD 3:27 PM
  • "Apple Acquires Web App Startup Particle, Retains Several Developers To Work At Cupertino" TechCrunch 8:16 AM
  • "Apple's Particle purchase hints at iPad, iPhone post-PC plans"  Computerworld 8:05 AM
  • "Apple reportedly acquires HTML5 consulting company Particle" The Next Web 8:21 AM
  • "Clash of Titans: Microsoft Surface Vs. Apple iPad" [Video Report] Bloomberg 8:15 AM
  • "Hon Hai's Explanation for iPhone 5 Shortage" ["The executive said Hon Hai has taken steps to improve its productivity and address scratches on the metal casings of some new iPhones that were shipped. Hon Hai has recently implemented a new quality check procedure to reduce the chance of damages. But he noted the iPhone 5 uses a new coating material that makes it more susceptible to scratching."]  WSJ Blogs 8:36 AM
  • "Foxconn: iPhone 5 Is The Most Difficult Device We've Ever Assembled" Cult of Mac 8:44 AM
  • "Apple appeals Samsung patent getaway in Tokyo" The Register 9:15 AM
OS X
News
  • "Apple Removes Java Plug-in from Web Browsers" Mac|Life 9:27 AM
  • "Apple removes Java applet plugin from OS X, continuing push for plugin-free web" 9 to 5 Mac 1:45 PM
AppleCare/Troubleshooting
  • "Java Preferences missing after latest OS X Java update" MacFixIt 1:49 PM
  • "OS X 10.8.2: Event-handling bug and other glitches" Betalogue 8:59 AM
Reviews/How-To/Tips
  • "Disable Website Tracking And Search Engine Suggestions For Added Safari Privacy [OS X Tips] Cult of Mac 8:45 AM
  • "Compose a New Mail Message with an Attachment by Drag & Drop" OS X Daily 5:42 PM
  • "Quick Tip: Trick Out Your Mac with Terminal" Mactuts+ 8:57 AM
  • "Until Siri Shows Up On The Mac, Use Voice Reminder EX For Voice And Text Reminders" McSolo 8:00 AM
  • "Throw Away Your Text Editor Or Word Processor; Think Different, Write Different With Folding Text" Mac 360 8:00 AM
  • "Turn A Photo Into A Hand Drawing, Oil Painting, Or Sketch With The Sketcher App" BohemianBoomer 8:00 AM
  • "A Free Way To Get More Productive On Your Mac By Using A Focusbar" NoodleMac 8:00 AM
  • "The Simple Way To Turn Images And Photos Into Text Art On Your Mac" TeraTalks 7:59 AM
  • "Try The Mac Music Player App That Gets You Free Music From The Cloud" Mac 360 7:59 AM
Press Releases
  • "ScopeBox 3.1 Update: We're excited to announce that ScopeBox 3.1 is now available. This update adds a variety of new features and enhancements to existing features." divergent media 7:33 PM
  • "Found For Mac Updates AppTo Now Let You Search Evernote & SkyDrive" The Next Web 2:03 PM
  • "Adobe CS6 Editing Training Announced by Larry Jordan" PRWeb 1:58 PM
  • "SmithsonMartin Inc. Releases EmulatorX (OSX Version)" PRWeb 12:03 PM
  • "Folding Text 1.0 In Mac App Store — The Future Of Plain Text" Cult of Mac 10:14 AM
  • "Apple updates Java for OS X: New versions of Apple's supported Java SE 6 runtime have been made available." MacFixIt 1:49 PM
  • "Java for OS X 2012-006, Java for Mac OS X 10.6 Update 11" FairerPlatform 8:22 AM
  • "Veenix, LLC Celebrates 20 Years of Mac with Super App Bundle" prMac 8:10 AM
  • "PhotoBulk - easy-to-use bulk image editor for Mac" prMac 8:03 AM
  • "New Bubble Chart Pro PLUS Release Makes Project Prioritization Easier" prMac 8:03 AM
General Interest/Potpourri
  • "Source: Apple Accessory Partner Seminar Coming November 7-8, Will Cover Lightning Guidelines" TechCrunch 8:02 AM
  • "Apple Expected To Finalize Lightning Guidelines With Accessory Makers On November 7 [Rumor] Cult of Mac 8:45 AM
  • "Apple holding MFi conference November 7 -9 to discuss Lightning guidelines, here's the event's program" 9 to 5 Mac 4:14 PM
  • "Apple set to make life more miserable for PC sector on Oct. 23" AppleTell 9:03 AM
  • "Apple's Total Smartphone Web Traffic Share Climbs To 46% With iPhone 5, Samsung Trails At 17%" TechCrunch 1:46 PM
  • "Chitika: more iPhone web traffic than Android" Electronista 9:01 PM
  • "Google, Facebook, Apple top list of highest-paid software engineers" Los Angeles Times [Free Registration Required] 2:15 PM
  • "Apple's funky new venue" Fortune 9:09 AM
  • "Woolies hangs up on RIM for Apple" The Australian [Free Registration Required] 6:21 PM
  • "AT&T Won't Let This Man FaceTime His Kids, So He's Taking It To The Feds" Business Insider 1:42 PM
  • "Foxconn says underage workers used in China plant" Reuters 9:32 AM
  • "What Romney and Obama said about Apple's iPhone jobs" Fortune 8:03 AM
  • "Apple Makes It Into U.S Presidential Debates – [Video] RazorianFly 8:01 AM
  • "Prez Debate: How Candidates Would Bring Apple's Manufacturing To The US" TechCrunch 9:25 AM
  • "Obama and Romney clash over Apple, Made in China" The Verge 8:40 AM
  • "Mitt Romney Called Out on Fake Apple Store" WSJ Blogs 8:35 AM
  • "Apple's Chinese manufacturing used as talking point in presidential debate" AppleInsider 8:39 AM
  • "Strategy Analytics: Worldwide Smartphone Population Tops 1 Billion in Q3 2012" Business Wire 8:26 AM
  • "As Number of Smartphones Passes 1Bn, 2Bn is Tipped to Come by 2015" The Next Web 8:25 AM
  • "Smartphones in Use Surpass 1 Billion, Will Double by 2015" Bloomberg 8:15 AM
  • "It's Official: Smartphones Are Killing Their 'Dumb' Peers" The Motley Fool 9:44 AM
  • "NXP says NFC doesn't need Apple to succeed" The Inquirer 9:20 AM
  • "The Evolution of the iPhone, From the Original to the iPhone 5 (Pics)" MacTrast 9:04 AM
Non-Apple News
  • "Android smartphones now have majority mobile web traffic share" VentureBeat 3:23 PM
  • "Google introduces Maps Tracks and Geolocation APIs, awaits your next location-enabled application" Engadget 2:03 PM
Publications/Podcasts
  • "Day One journal creator Paul Mayne: 'expressing things without filters is liberating'" The Verge 6:24 PM
  • "Sharon Zardetto Takes Control of Safari 6" MacVoices 2:19 PM
  • "TUAW TV Live at 5 PM ET: Live from LA" TUAW 1:35 PM
  • "iPhone 5 Longevity Suite: Repair Manuals, Parts, and Accessories" iFixit 11:30 AM
  • "Adam Engst and Chuck Joiner Discuss Their Favorite Apps with the SMOG User Group (Part 1)" MacVoicesTV 10:47 AM
Hardware/Software
  • "Photos of 4:3 Display from Apple's 'iPad Mini' Surface" MacRumors 9:27 AM
  • "Purported 'iPad mini' display has same aspect ratio as full-size iPad" AppleInsider 10:14 AM
  • "Why the iPhone 5 is in short supply" CNET News 8:39 AM
  • "Apple iPad Mini launch date confirmed: iPad Mini will arrive on 23 October with possibility of Mac refresh" PC Advisor 8:06 AM
  • "New version of New iPad 3 coming next week, iPad 4 in 'mid 2013"'" Macworld UK 8:19 AM
  • "Rumor: the iPad 4 coming in mid-2013 with simpler manufacturing design" iDownload Blog 10:13 AM
  • "Accessory vendors ready to sell products for iPad mini" DigiTimes 8:29 AM
  • "Apple to launch 24 new iPad models, comprised of iPad minis and perhaps Lightning iPad 3" 9 to 5 Mac 1:53 PM
  • "Microsoft: Surface screen better than iPad Retina display" Electronista 8:50 AM
  • "Microsoft says Surface screen outperforms iPad Retina display" AppleInsider 1:50 PM
  • "Displays Are Getting Better and iOS Apps Are Getting Laaaaarrrrrger" AllThingsD 8:41 AM
  • "Android and iOS app download sizes are growing fast" TechHive 7:07 PM
  • "Losing your memory? Average size of iOS game apps increases by whopping 42% in last 6 months" Digital Trends 8:44 AM
  • "Apple iOS, Android App Size Skyrockets" PC Magazine 3:44 PM
  • "Retina Display, the Main Reason iOS Apps are so Fat" PadGadget 2:03 PM
  • "New iPod Nano not so easy to fix, finds iFixit" CNET News 11:34 AM
  • "Sharp tablet using IGZO likely to be seen in iPad mini" Electronista 7:47 PM
  • "Apple awarded 32 patents for iPad, 3D remote, iTunes and more" Macworld UK 8:18 AM
  • "Perfect Timing? – Apple Wins Key Patent For Original Design Of 'iPad'" RazorianFly 8:49 AM
AppleCare/Helps
  • "Using CDs and DVDs with a MacBook Air" Macworld 6:25 PM
Price Trackers/Deals
  • "Chicken Revolution2 : Zombie For iPhone and iPad Is Temporarily Available For Free (Normally $0.99)" Apple Sliced 9:17 AM
  • "Grafikal For iPhone and iPad Is Free Right Now (Previously $1.99)" Apple Sliced 9:17 AM
  • "WaterMyPhoto For iPhone Is Free Today (Was $0.99)" Apple Sliced 9:17 AM
  • "MacBook Air Prices & Sales" MacPrices 8:21 AM
  • "MacBook Pro Prices & Sales" MacPrices 8:21 AM
  • "iPod Touch Buyer's Guide... $55 To $399 -The Best iPod Touch Prices, Deals, Reviews And Information" MacReviewZone 7:59 AM

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Reviews/How-To/Tutorials/Tips
Reviews
  • "Apple iPod Shuffle review:: Almost too small" CNET Reviews 1:34 PM
  • "Surface vs iPad vs Galaxy vs Kindle Fire HD: Battle of the $500 tablets" TechHive 2:04 PM
  • "Hands on with Apple's Lightning to 30-pin Adapters" Macworld 8:02 AM
  • "Boxwave Keyboard Buddy Case for iPhone: Backlit BT slide-out keyboard" TUAW 5:40 PM
  • "Proporta Ted Baker iPhone 5 case review: Protect your iPhone 5 with a Ted Baker-inspired case" Macworld UK 9:04 AM
  • "Anker Glaze Screen Protector Film for iPhone 5 Review" Run Around Tech 3:26 PM
  • "Cygnett Urbanshield iPhone 5 case review: Smart-looking case that's also tough enough to provide good protection" Macworld UK 9:04 AM
  • "Griffin Survivor iPhone 5 case review: Keep your iPhone 5 safe with this shatter-resistant case" Macworld UK 9:04 AM
  • "SGP GLAS.t premium tempered glass screen protector for iPhone 5 review" iMore 8:53 AM
  • "Loop Mummy iPhone case review" SlashGear 12:32 PM
  • "MacMost Now 775: Mouse Or Trackpad?" MacMost 8:56 AM
iPad/iPhone/iPod touch Apps
  • "Recall Is The Wish List You've Always Wanted On The iPhone [Review] Cult of Mac 7:29 PM
  • "New iPhone apps worth downloading: Craftsy & Polara" Appolicious 8:38 AM
  • "Top Five Newspaper iPad Apps" PadGadget 8:58 AM
  • "Taking a Closer Look at the Work and Life of Ansel Adams – iPad App Review" PadGadget 8:58 AM
  • "Appidemic: Football Connect for iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch" AppleTell 9:04 AM
  • "2012 The End Escape review:: Race to escape an apocalyptic invasion" CNET Reviews 7:50 PM
  • "Curious George's Dictionary for iPad review" iMore 8:53 AM
  • "'Polara' Review - A Sci-Fi Platformer of Ambitious Scope" Touch Arcade 5:16 PM
  • "'Funky Smugglers' Review - A Fun but Flawed Airport Arcade Game" Touch Arcade 1:42 PM
  • "The Photo Cookbook – Simple & Delicious Review" 148Apps 8:58 AM
  • "Boomtime Baseball Review" 148Apps 9:44 AM
  • "4 Elements II HD Review" 148Apps 12:39 PM
  • "Drawn: Trail of Shadows Review" 148Apps 11:30 AM
How-To/Tutorial
  • "How to Downgrade Your iPhone 3GS From iOS 6.x to iOS 5.x (Mac)" iClarified 9:04 AM
  • "How to Launch Apps Using Siri in iOS 6" MacTrast 9:04 AM
Tips
  • "2 Ways to Listen to Podcasts with Music App Again in iOS 6" OS X Daily 5:42 PM
  • "Deleting unwanted apps from iCloud" iLounge 3:26 PM
  • "How to find movie locations, showtimes, reviews, ratings, and trailers using Siri" iMore 10:15 AM
Analysis/Commentary/Editorial/Opinion
  • "With iPad Mini and Windows 8, Next Week in Tech Will Be Huge" PC Magazine 6:25 PM
  • "The iPhone of the future" ZDNet 4:33 PM
  • "Old Apple Ad Shows Macintosh Vs. Windows 95 In Hilariously Bland Video [Watch] The Huffington Post 4:31 PM
  • "Dumping on Tim Cook Seems Easy, But It's Misguided" The Mac Observer 2:55 PM
  • "Tough luck, iPad, Android owners read tablet publications more often" BetaNews 2:04 PM
  • "Apple's 4th gen iPad already in the works" Edible Apple 1:59 PM
  • "For Those Ready To Trade In iPad For A New iPad Mini, It's A Seller's Market" Forbes 1:53 PM
  • "Apple on the defensive" Financial Times [Paid Membership Required] 1:52 PM
  • "Surface envy: Apple is trying to ruin Windows 8's launch" Digital Trends 1:52 PM
  • "Google's Next Tablet Spells Trouble for Apple's iPad Mini, iPod Touch" Minyanville 1:52 PM
  • "As You Can See By My Passbook, I Am So Damn Popular" App Advice 1:45 PM
  • "Why Apple will never bring manufacturing jobs back to the U.S." CNNMoney 1:43 PM
  • "iPad Mini Expected to Somewhat Cannibalize Full-Blown iPad" PadGadget 12:33 PM
  • "Three 13-inch Apple Laptops Again: MacBook Air vs. MacBook Pro vs MacBook Pro With Retina Display – The 'Book Mystique" MacPrices 12:04 PM
  • "Phil Schiller says iPod Touch is too thin for ambient light sensor" Edible Apple 11:31 AM
  • "Smaller iPad, Bigger Apple?" [Video Report] CNBC 10:13 AM
  • "FreedomPop Exposes Apple's Achilles Heel, Danger For Stock" Forbes 10:13 AM
  • "Why iPhone 5s are still scarce: this stuff is hard, says Foxconn" VentureBeat 10:11 AM
  • "The iPad Mini: Has Apple lost its way?"  ExtremeTech 10:10 AM
  • "What Is The Minimum Storage Capacity For Your iOS Device?" AppleBitch 9:46 AM
  • "Can Microsoft's $499 Surface tablet lure you away from iPad?" Seattle Times 9:12 AM
  • "In Apple Debate, You're Either With Us or Against Us" TheStreet 9:08 AM
  • "iPad mini? Pah! How's about a £60 Nexus 7 instead?" Electricpig 9:03 AM
  • "Forget The iPad Mini - Is There Room For An iPad Maxi?" ReadWriteWeb 9:03 AM
  • "How Microsoft Surface stacks up against competing tablets" TechHive 8:51 AM
  • "Tidbit: Schiller On Apple's 'Form Over Function' Mentality" RazorianFly 8:49 AM
  • "Decoding Apple's Media Invitation"  New York Times [Free/Paid Registration Required] 8:19 AM
  • "Wishlist: The top 11 features of the iPad mini" PC Advisor 8:18 AM
  • "Google's Search Lead Can Become Apple's Advantage In 5 Years"  Seeking Alpha 8:15 AM
  • "6 Tech Toys Better Than What Apple Sells" TheStreet 8:11 AM
  • "Apple acquires HTML5 specialist" Macworld UK 8:21 AM
  • "How Have IOS Devices Impacted The Portable Gaming Market?" MacNews 8:05 AM
  • "An iPad mini At $199 Is A Ridiculous Idea That Everyone But Google, Amazon, And Microsoft Would Love" PixoBebo 7:59 AM
  • "Making The Case For A $199 Price Tag On Apple's iPad mini (and why a different price is better)" Mac 360 7:59 AM
Non-Apple
  • "Why Microsoft's Surface Ad Might Be A Miss" 512 Pixels 8:49 PM
  • "Microsoft's Surface OS is large, just like the pixels on display" 9 to 5 Mac 2:57 PM
  • "Samsung Is Developing A Startling Pattern With Its Galaxy Phones" Business Insider 11:35 AM
Humor/Cartoons
  • "How being an Apple fanboy can threaten your cat" CNET News 11:42 AM
Press Releases/Products/Public Relations
  • "Help This Negative Nimbus Cheer Up In New iPad Game From Animation Studio CloudKid" Cult of Mac 8:25 PM
  • "Kiefffer Bros. Announce Spell Rift, An Action-Packed Word Game For iPad" App Advice 7:51 PM
  • "iPad mini: Launch live blog" T3 5:41 PM
  • "Check Out 'O' for iPad - Essential Two-Player Speed Hoarding" Touch Arcade 5:17 PM
  • "The Week in iOS Accessories: See farther" Macworld 2:13 PM
  • "CloudOn improves Microsoft Office for tablets: Adds revamped Ribbon and annotations" VentureBeat 12:44 PM
  • "Infinity Blade Prequel Won't Ship Until Next Year" AllThingsD 12:33 PM
  • "MeeMojo Announces a New Familiar Addition to Their Line of iPhone 5 Cases - The 'Edge' Series" PRWeb 12:03 PM
  • "HiLO Lens Brings Innovation to iPhoneography" PRWeb 12:03 PM
  • "Introducing New Productivity iOS App Bindle - PDF Maker Arrange, Crop, Title, Bind Photos as PDF" PRWeb 12:03 PM
  • "Boomie vs Pirates Now Available in the Apple App Store by Appiteks" PRWeb 12:03 PM
  • "Splashtop Releases Splashtop 2 for iPhone as a Free App" PRWeb 12:03 PM
  • "Drafts for iPhone and iPad: Now With Auto-Deletion!" iSource 10:13 AM
  • "Aereo Network TV Streaming Service Adds Support For All Major Web Browsers" TechCrunch 9:25 AM
  • "Lightt App Compresses Time, Collapses Space and Creates A New Kind Of Social Stream" Forbes 9:12 AM
  • "iMpulse: an iOS gamepad that fits on your keychain" iDownload Blog 9:07 AM
  • "New App Sends Smells via iPhone" Techland 9:00 AM
  • "Sonic Returns To iOS In Sonic Jump, Coming To The App Store On Thursday" Cult of Mac 8:45 AM
  • "Uber kills taxi hailing iPhone app in New York City" SlashGear 8:36 AM
  • "Boston says 'cheers!' to Hailo, as the taxi-booking app finally launches in the US" The Next Web 8:29 AM
  • "Move Over Siri: WonderVoice's New Virtual Assistant Lets You Speak To Interact With Facebook While On The Go" TechCrunch 8:16 AM
  • "Turn Your iPhone into a Robot With Romo [Video] Mashable 8:11 AM
  • "Belkin WeMo Baby monitor lets you listen to Junior via an internet connection and an iOS device" Engadget 8:11 AM
  • "Guess Who?! For iPhone Recreated With Celebrity Stars" prMac 10:07 AM
  • "Magnificent Alfie - New Endless Runner from Fan Studio" prMac 10:07 AM
  • "Fully Gyro-Controlled iPhone Platform Little Bird Game Released" prMac 10:07 AM
  • "Samuel Marin Announces Sliding Sam - Angry Birds Meets Drawing" prMac 9:24 AM
  • "New App Lets you Guess Images With Friends, Takes on DrawSomething" prMac 9:24 AM
  • "Noisy Typing Releases Alphabet Connection for iPhone and iPad" prMac 9:24 AM
  • "JixiPix Announces Portrait Painter - iOS Gallery Quality Auto Painting" prMac 8:10 AM
  • "PhatWare Updates WritePad Handwriting Recognition SDK for iOS" prMac 8:10 AM
  • "Word Poker Live Free for iOS: MPOG Texas Hold'em Using Letters + Words" prMac 8:10 AM
  • "Vicinno's educational game - Little Farm Preschool for iPad released" prMac 8:10 AM
  • "Unleash the inner artist in you with DrawPals for iPad" prMac 8:10 AM
  • "Turns 1.0 for iOS - Never Forget Whose Turn It is Again" prMac 8:10 AM
  • "Surprise friends with video on birthday from Birthday Calendar Plus app" prMac 8:10 AM
  • "Popular customization app iTheme for iOS now adjusted to the iPhone 5" prMac 8:10 AM
  • "New Kids Game Mixes Math with Soccer - Scores with Parents" prMac 8:10 AM
  • "iPad App Helps Stimulate Baby Development" prMac 8:10 AM
  • "Go Go Games: Matching Adventures on the iPad for Children with Autism" prMac 8:10 AM
  • "eContact Collects Complex Survey Data From Customers by iPad Touch Panel" prMac 8:10 AM
  • "Developer Releases Rainbow-Colored Maze Adventure" prMac 8:10 AM
  • "Puzzle Game App Dino Rocks Offers Unique Gameplay and Unlimited Levels" prMac 8:03 AM
Computer Industry
  • "Microsoft Fate Tied to More Than Earnings" WSJ.com [Paid Membership Required] 7:29 PM
  • "Windows Pushes Into the Tablet Age: New-Style Apps and Touch Interface Modernize Old-School Operating System" WSJ.com [Paid Membership Required] 9:22 AM
  • "Flip, Slide and Touch: New Machines for a New OS" WSJ.com [Paid Membership Required] 9:22 AM
  • "$499 Microsoft Surface preorders slip to three weeks: The least expensive Surface tablet has raked in enough preorders to push shipments back a few weeks." CNET News 8:29 AM
  • "Microsoft runs out of $499 Surface RT for pre-orders" Computerworld 1:52 PM
  • "Microsoft Tablet Attack: Mimic Oracle, Yap at Apple" Forbes 9:08 AM
  • "Microsoft buys marketing-automation firm MarketingPilot" ZDNet 11:34 AM
  • "Microsoft Shares Fading Ahead Of 1Q 2013 Earnings" Seeking Alpha 1:46 PM
  • "Lower Your Expectations for Microsoft" Barron's 8:15 AM
  • "Internet Explorer 10 preview for Windows 7 due in mid-November" The Verge 1:42 PM
  • "Internet Explorer 10 preview coming to Windows 7 semi-Luddites in mid-November" Engadget 1:42 PM
  • "Internet Explorer 10 preview coming to Windows 7 in November" Seattle Times 1:43 PM
  • "IBM sees $1bn quarterly sales drop due to tough market conditions" V3 8:49 AM
  • "IBM - Investors Should Be Cautious On Weakening Operational Performance" Seeking Alpha 8:15 AM
  • "IBM doesn't even pretend to comply with H-1B immigration law" BetaNews 11:35 AM
  • "IBM, Intel Outlook Worse Than Feared?" [Video Report] CNBC 12:35 PM
  • "IBM And The Cloud: Danger And Opportunity" WSJ Blogs 5:44 PM
  • "Intel Q3 2012 Earnings: $3 Billion Net Income On Weakening Market; Intel To Idle Some Fab Capacity" AnandTech 8:56 AM
  • "Intel must fend off trouble from sluggish PC market" Computerworld 9:20 AM
  • "Intel Slumps With IBM on Weak Businesses-Consumer Demand" Bloomberg 9:36 AM
  • "Intel & IBM Disappoint Investors" [Video Report] Bloomberg 8:14 AM
  • "Intel Beats Expectations, Posts $3B USD Profit" DailyTech 11:37 AM
  • "Intel Earnings Review: More Doubts Over PC Growth" Seeking Alpha 1:53 PM
  • "Intel needs to be more like Apple" [Video Report] CNNMoney 9:44 AM
  • "Intel's Future In A Changing World Order" Seeking Alpha 9:06 AM
  • "Intel Drops 3% Post-Earnings: Is the PC in Trouble?" The Motley Fool 6:25 PM
  • "Don't Be Concerned: We've Seen This Intel Movie Before" The Motley Fool 2:03 PM
  • "Has Intel Put A Chip On Your Shoulder?" Seeking Alpha 12:33 PM
  • "Oracle squashes 109 bugs in quarterly patch batch" The Register 9:13 AM
Finances (Click heading for current Apple Stock price.)
Apple News
  • "Janney Montgomery Scott Ups $AAPL Target to $745 on iPad mini" The Mac Observer 8:50 PM
  • "How many iPhones did Apple sell last quarter? The forecasts range from 21 million to 32.3 million. Median estimate: 27 million." Fortune 1:35 PM
  • "iOS portfolio price distribution" asymco 8:59 AM
Industry News
  • "Tech Stocks: IBM, Intel results weigh down tech stocks/Chip sector gets lift from Cymer buyout; Amazon makes gains" MarketWatch 5:46 PM
  • "Big earnings to watch Thursday: Microsoft, Google" MarketWatch 5:46 PM
  • "Stocks Manage Mild Gains on Strong Housing Data" TheStreet 4:20 PM
  • "Stocks barely budge as earnings roll in" CNNMoney 4:20 PM
  • "Dow Logs 4-Day Win Streak; IBM Falls 5%" CNBC 4:21 PM
  • "Apple, Intel help rev up gains for tech stocks" MarketWatch 8:35 AM
  • "Futures Take a Breather After Two-Day Rally" FOXBusiness 9:29 AM
  • "Stock futures juggle B. of A., IBM earnings: Euro rallies as Moody's keeps Spain debt at investment grade" MarketWatch 8:36 AM
  • "Dow Rises for Fourth Straight Day" WSJ.com [Paid Membership Required] 4:22 PM
  • "Stock Futures Waver After Bank of America, Housing Data" TheStreet 8:56 AM
  • "Asian Stocks Rise on U.S. Reports, Spain Rating" Bloomberg 8:14 AM
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