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MacSurfer's Archive: Sunday, October 21, 2012


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

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  • "Apple's newest iPad: What to expect on Oct. 23" Fortune 10:46 AM
  • "Other gear besides iPad Mini to debut Tuesday" USA Today 3:47 PM
  • "Samsung: Apple can claim no patent on 'fun' and no monopoly over 'ease of use'"  Foss Patents 9:16 AM
  • "Apple Now Working On Immense Oregon Data Center" Social Barrel 7:17 AM
  • "Apple loses copyright case in UK" The Citizen 7:29 AM
  • "Apple downloads another $10bn" The Sunday Times [Paid Registration Required] 7:32 AM
  • "'iPad mini' to give Apple tech advantage, protect mobile device marketshare"  AppleInsider 10/20
  • "Koh Tells Apple To Bare iPhone Profitability" Social Barrel 10/20
  • "Apple rebuts juror misconduct claims, says Samsung dropped the ball" The Verge 10/20
  • "Apple: Jury foreman comments were 'balanced, not biased'/In a new filing rebutting Samsung's efforts to get a re-trial, Apple talks up the character of the jury's foreman." CNET News 10/20
  • "Class Action Filed against Apple for locking iPhones to AT&T Network" Patently Apple 10/20
  • "Pandemonium at the opening of Beijing's new Apple Store" Fortune 10/20
  • "Long lines mark flagship Beijing Apple Store opening" iPodNN 10/20
  • "Chinese Apple Fans Queue Overnight Outside China's Largest Apple Store for Grand Opening" M.I.C. Gadget 10/20
  • "Largest Apple Store in Asia opens to huge crowd" AppleInsider 10/20
  • "Inside Asia's biggest Apple Store" IBN Live 10/20
  • "The Truth About iPhone Factory Workers" Cult of Mac 10/20
  • "Revamped new iTunes 11 user interface hints at future of OS X"  AppleInsider 10/20
  • "Apple Removes Java, Possibly Over Security Concerns" redOrbit 10/20
  • "iTunes leaks mention of iBooks 3.0 ahead of next week's Apple media event" 9 to 5 Mac 10/20
  • "Mac users pay more than Windows users for the same things, given a choice" Macworld UK 10/19
  • "Apple drops Java after experts warn Mac users on its security" Reuters 10/19
  • "Apple Makes OS X Safer By Removing Java" Forbes 10/19
  • "OS X Mountain Lion: Mail rules may not appear after upgrading from Mac OS X v10.6" Apple Support 10/20
  • "OS X Mountain Lion: Firmware updates may keep reappearing in the Mac App Store" Apple Support 10/20
  • "Q&A: MacFixIt Answers/This week readers e-mailed Mac-related questions on hiding specific file types in the Finder, and more." CNET Reviews 10/19
  • "Use Safari 6 In OS X Mountain Lion The Right Way [Feature] Cult of Mac 10/20
  • "How to Set Up and Use VoIP on Your Mac" Mactuts+ 10/19
  • "Geekbench 2 Review: Test incoming hardware & make better upgrade decisions" Foliovision 10/19
  • "Mac Gems: Tweetbot for Mac is exactly what you'd expect" Macworld 10/19
  • "Ask the iTunes Guy: File formats, file editing, and podcasts" Macworld 10/19
  • "Make Better Use Of Your Time With Reading Lists In Mountain Lion And Safari 6 [OS X Tips] Cult of Mac 10/19
  • "The Single Best Way To Use A Mac To Record Skype Video Calls As A Movie" NoodleMac 10/19
  • "A Blast From The Past: How To Design And Create Your Own Custom Fonts On Your Mac" McSolo 10/19
  • "What You Cannot Do On Your Mac You Can Do With PrintWindow: Print Finder Windows" Mac 360 10/19
  • "Got Camera? Got Photos? Try The Mac App That Turns Photos Into An HDR Darkroom" BohemianBoomer 10/19
  • "How To Use Your Mac To Survey Your Home Or Office Wi-Fi Network For Free (and why it's important)" Mac 360 10/19
  • "Join 6-million People And Learn To Relax And Sleep Better On Your Mac, iPhone, iPad" TeraTalks 10/19
  • "$19.99 for Tweetbot on OS X? Blame Twitter: New API hurts 3rd-party apps, but 'it's their network, they can do whatever they want.'" Ars Technica 7:13 PM
Press Releases
  • "Ableton Live 9 Device Functionality Leaks, Via Ableton YouTube Channel" CreateDigitalMusic 10/20
  • "Apple Releases OS X Server 2.2 Seed 2 To Developers" Cult of Mac 10/20
  • "Skitch for OS X regains menu bar icon, keyboard shortcuts with latest update" The Verge 10/19
  • "Put Instagram In Your Mac's Menu Bar With Instabar" TechCrunch 10/19
  • "The Witcher: Enhanced Edition Director's Cut Now At MGS" Inside Mac Games 10/19
  • "Functional: Log Out, Sleep, Shutdown & Restart OS X From The Dock" AddictiveTips 10/19
  • " Offers Mac Users Chance To Catch Up With PC Classics" MacTrast 10/19
  • "Mac Games: GOG for the rest of us; Realm of the Mad God, free" FairerPlatform 10/19
  • "Microsoft Office Promo Code for Mac Get Discount Mac University 2011" prMac 10/19
  • "Add Logos, Watermarks and Convert Photos with Image Agent on Mac OS X" prMac 10/19
  • "Add Logos, Watermarks and Convert Photos with Image Agent on Mac OS X" AppSoft Studios 10/19
  • "Mac Apps: Transmission, Mac DVDRipper, iStat Menus updates available" FairerPlatform 10/19
  • "Foundry's merger with Luxology offers 3D synergies" Architosh 10/19
General Interest/Potpourri
  • "Apple Files Opposition to Samsung Motion for a New Trial While Apple Drops Java on Security Grounds and Much More" Patently Apple 10/20
  • "Apple opens new Wangfujing, China store to massive crowd" The Next Web 10/19
  • "70 per cent of consumers prefer black Apple products to white, study finds: In the UK, 84 per cent of customers opt for a black iPhone, according to a new study" Macworld UK 10/19
  • "Waze Is The Only App To Gain Meaningful Marketshare After Apple Maps Fail, Onavo Finds" TechCrunch 10/19
  • "The calm before the storm: iPad mini, Windows 8 and Surface" TechRadar UK 10/19
  • "Apple begins $68 million first-phase development of new Oregon data center" The Next Web 10/19
  • "Apple's New Data Supercenter Will Cost $68M Just To Break Ground" Cult of Mac 10/19
  • "Apple breaks ground on mammoth Oregon data center" Ars Technica 10/19
  • "Apple begins work on $68m Oregon data center" ZDNet 10/19
  • "Why Does Marissa Mayer Consider Siri The Perfect Search Engine?" Forbes 10/19
  • "Apple's expansions credited with boosting US office development" AppleInsider 10/19
  • "85% Of New iOS Gamers Quit After One Day" Cult of Mac 10/19
  • "iPhone Hacker Comex No Longer Working at Apple" Mashable 10/19
  • "Apple boots out iPhone super hacker Comex" SlashGear 10/19
  • "iPhone hacker Comex leaves Apple, likely won't crack iOS 6" VentureBeat 10/19
  • "Apple Fired Its Resident iPhone Hacker for Not Answering an Email" The Atlantic Wire 10/19
  • "Jailbreaker extraordinaire Nicholas Allegra, aka Comex, no longer with Apple after email snafu" Edible Apple 10/19
  • "Tipping Point For The Touchscreen: Tablet Ad Spend Will Outweigh Smartphone Spend This Holiday Season, Says M&C Saatchi" TechCrunch 10/19
  • "Harry Potter's J.K Rowling says Apple's MacBook Air 'changed my life'" Macworld UK 10/19
Non-Apple News
  • "Sprint Likely To Gain Share From AT&T, Verizon With Unlimited Data Plans And Softbank Backing" Seeking Alpha 10/19
  • "Gene Steinberg meets tech columnist Rob Pegoraro and BetaNews Managing Editor Joe Wilcox this week on The Tech Night Owl LIVE!" The Tech Night Owl LIVE 10/20
  • "Here's how you become an app store millionaire (interview)" VentureBeat 10/19
  • "The TouchArcade Show - 74 - A 'Little' Analysis" Touch Arcade 10/19
  • "Ted Landau on iPad Mini Expectations, iPhone 5 Video, and theMicrosoft Surface" MacNotables 10/19
  • "Engadget Podcast 314 - 10.19.2012" ["22:11 - Apple announces 'Special Event' for October 23rd -- we'll be there live!"] Engadget 10/19
  • "The Future Of Football Manager: Taking The Premier League By Storm, For Real" ["Football Manager Handheld's proved a hit on iPhone, but suffered from massive piracy rates on Android smartphones, now 'ranging between nine to one and 11 to one' stolen copies for every version of the £6.99 game. It's so bad, Jacobson says, that they're having to play it year by year on whether to stick with the platform."] RedBull UK 10/19
  • "Commutist Podcast: Boxee cloud DVR, Apple rumors, Surface and Chromebook" GigaOM 10/19
  • "Analyst Puts iPad Mini Build Cost At $195, Pricing Said To Start At $329 For 40% Gross Margin" TechCrunch 10:02 AM
  • "Apple's 5th Gen iPod Touch And 7th Gen iPod Nano Shipping Times Improve" TechCrunch 8:14 AM
  • "Apple set to reveal refreshed 9.7-inch iPad line-up with Lightning connectors" SiliconRepublic 7:43 AM
  • "Apple's (AAPL) 13-Inch Retina MacBook Pro Rumored to Start at $1,699" Wall Street Pit 7:43 AM
  • "Apple leaks mention of iBooks 3.0, reinforcing iPad mini focus on ebooks" AppleInsider 10/20
  • "New full-sized iPad with improved internals, Lightning connector to be announced next week at current prices" 9 to 5 Mac 10/20
  • "Rumor: Apple to tweak full-sized iPad alongside 'iPad mini'" Electronista 10/20
  • "Photo of tweaked full-sized iPad shell with new, smaller Lightning port?" 9 to 5 Mac 10/20
  • "'iPad mini' build cost estimated to start at $200, may retail for $299" AppleInsider 10/20
  • "Apple's smaller iPad to likely start at a minimum of $329 in the U.S." 9 to 5 Mac 10/20
  • "13-inch MacBook Pro with Retina display Reportedly seen with 2,560 x 1,600 LCD, dual Thunderbolt ports" Engadget 10/20
  • "Awesome Images Of The 13 Inch Retina MacBook Pro Appear" Apple Bitch 10/20
  • "New Pictures Of The 13-Inch Retina MacBook Pro Apple Is Announcing Next Week" Business Insider 10/20
  • "Apple Stores begin stocking iPhone 5 cases" 9 to 5 Mac 10/20
  • "New Photos of 13-Inch Retina MacBook Pro Show Battery Layout, Ports, and More"  MacRumors 10/19
  • "Source: iPad Mini Will Hit Stores And Ship To Early Buyers November 2"  TechCrunch 10/19
  • "Apple predicted to phase out iPad 2 to streamline product line for 'iPad mini'" AppleInsider 10/19
  • "Apple may phase out iPad 2 to make room for iPad Mini" CNET News 10/19
  • "Apple expected to offer double RAM on next iMac, Mac mini" Electronista 10/19
  • "iPad Retina display trumps Microsoft Surface, display expert says" PCWorld 10/19
  • "Why Apple's iPad Mini Might Not Have The 'Retina' Display" Business Insider 10/19
  • "Estimated prices on 13-inch Retina MacBook Pros" 9 to 5 Mac 10/19
  • "13-Inch Retina MacBook Pro Pricing to Start at Roughly $1699" MacRumors 10/19
  • "Rumor: The Price Of A New 13 Inch Retina Display MacBook Pro" AppleBitch 10/19
  • "iPad Mini release floated for 2 November" V3 10/19
  • "Lightning Adapters Reportedly In Stock At Apple Retail Stores" App Advice 10/19
  • "EPEAT defends Retina MacBook environmental rating: we're just 'doing our job'" Macworld UK 10/19
  • "Six of the rarest Macs" Macworld 10/19
  • "Apple Extends 1 TB iMac Hard Drive Replacement Program to Late 2009 and 2010 Models and More" Low End Mac 10/19
  • "AirPort Base Stations: Understanding Secure Shared Disks user account privileges" Apple Support 10/20
  • "Apple sends out recall notice to iMac owners with 1TB Seagate hard drives" 9 to 5 Mac 10/20
  • "Does your iPhone 5 have the time-shifting bug?" iDownload Blog 10/19
Price Trackers/Deals
  • "There are no new item in The US Apple Store, five were restocked , 79 were unchanged, and two were Sold Out." While Supplies Last 7:16 AM
  • "ArcherCat For iPhone Is Temporarily Available For Free (Normally $0.99)" Apple Sliced 10/20
  • "Atlantis Oceans For iPhone Is Free Right Now (Previously $1.99)" Apple Sliced 10/20
  • "Campass For iPhone and iPad Is Free Today (Was $0.99)" Apple Sliced 10/20
  • "Apple MacBook Pro Buyer's Guide -15 Inch Models -Prices From $1,249 to $3,049 -Best Prices, Reviews & Information" MacReviewZone 10/20
  • "Apple AirPort Extreme Base Station Price Tracker -Prices From $95 to $179 -Best Prices, Deals, Reviews And Information" MacReviewZone 10/20
  • "Memory Clean For Mac Is Temporarily Available For Free (Normally $0.99)" Apple Sliced 10/19
  • "SongPop For iPhone and iPad Is Free Today (Was $1.99)" Apple Sliced 10/19
  • "Meernotes For iPhone Is Free Right Now (Previously $0.99)" Apple Sliced 10/19
  • "MacBook Pro Prices & Sales" MacPrices 10/19
  • "MacBook Air Prices & Sales" MacPrices 10/19
  • "iPod touch Prices & Sales (5th generation)" MacPrices 10/19
  • "iPad 3 Buyer's Guide -Prices $335 To $829 -Best iPad Prices Reviews & Information" MacReviewZone 10/19
  • "Apple MacBook Air Buyer's Guide -Prices $699 To $1,599 -Prices, Reviews And Information" MacReviewZone 10/19
  • "Apple refurbs: iMacs from $999" MacNN 10/19

  • "The Headphones Connected to the iPhone" Wired 7:44 AM
  • "Review: iPhoneography gear series: $15 Easy Macro Cell Lens Band" 9 to 5 Mac 7:36 AM
  • "The Week in iPad Cases: Water bending" Macworld 10/20
  • "The 2012 iPod Nano: An Agglomeration Of The Best Features Of Every Nano Ever [Review] Cult of Mac 10/19
  • "The 2012 iPod Touch: A Great Pocket Computer For Kids [Review] Cult of Mac 10/19
  • "iPhone 5 call quality testing, compared across carriers/Which iPhone 5 has the best voice quality: Sprint, Verizon, or AT&T? We tried all three out in New York City near CNET's offices for a side-by-side verdict." CNET Reviews 10/19
  • "Smartphones: putting the best to the test" Melbourne Age 10/19
  • "Benchmarking the iPhone 5" ZDNet 10/19
  • "Always On torture test giveaway: one iPhone 4S (bricked)" CNET TV 10/19
  • "Hauppauge myTV 2GO-m for iPad review: Freeview on the go for your iPad - reception, battery life permitting" Macworld UK 10/19
  • "Edifier Prisma BT e3350BT Multimedia Speaker" iLounge 10/19
  • "Belkin Ease-Fit Armband for iPhone 5" iLounge 10/19
iPad/iPhone/iPod touch Apps
  • "Single Podcast Episodes, Huffduffer, and Podcast Apps" MacStories 9:24 PM
  • "Zadzooks: Apptivity Batman: The Dark Knight Rises starter set (iPad) review" Washington Times 10/20
  • "Review: Produce high-res GIFs with Echograph for iOS" Macworld 10/20
  • "This Week's Must-Have iOS Games: Carmageddon, Sonic Jump, Mikey Shorts Halloween & More [Roundup] Cult of Mac 10/20
  • "Flashy photography apps for iOS: You've already messed around with apps that give your photos that retro look, but this week's collection for iOS takes your images to a whole different level." CNET Reviews 10/19
  • "Agenda vs. CalenGoo vs. Calendars: alternative calendar apps for iPhone shootout!" iMore 10/19
  • "Pretty, Fast And Accurate, Maps+ Completely Fixes Utterly Broken iOS 6 Maps" Cult of Mac 10/19
  • "TeamViewer HD for Remote Control for iPad review: Control your Mac, Windows and Linux via your iPad with TeamViewer HD for Remote Control" Macworld UK 10/19
  • "The Perfect App To Hide Those Incriminating Photos And Videos On Your iPhone Is Free" Mac 360 10/19
  • "Put Google Maps back on your iPhone with Maps+" TUAW 10/19
  • "Vintique for iPhone review" iMore 10/19
  • "Imo Is More Than Free Messaging" Mashable 10/19
  • "Vintagio Takes Your Home Movies On a Journey Through Time" The Mac Observer 10/19
  • "Tracks 2.0: I Really Liked It, Until I Didn't" App Advice 10/19
  • "Dishonored: Rat Assassin for iPad and iPhone review" Macworld UK 10/19
  • "Lili for iPad and iPhone review: Be sure to wear some flowers in your hair. And then have them torn off by a female Harry Potter" Macworld UK 10/19
  • "Marvel HeroClix TabApp for iPad Review" Mac|Life 10/19
  • "Appidemic: EpicHearts Plus for iPhone and iPod touch" AppleTell 10/19
  • "Review: Dr. Fone brings iPhone files back from the dead" PCWorld 10/19
  • "Review: Kingdom Rush for iOS brings fantasy and fun to tower defense gaming" Macworld 10/19
  • "Girls Like Robots Review" Mac|Life 10/19
  • "Modern iOS twists on retro arcade games" AppleTell 10/19
  • "A Wonderland Story Review" 148Apps 10/19
  • "Build-a-lot 3: Passport To Europe HD Review" 148Apps 10/19
  • "Take It Easy Review" 148Apps 10/19
  • "Blendamaze Review" 148Apps 10/19
  • "Space Disorder Review" 148Apps 10/19
  • "Pirate Plunder Review" 148Apps 10/19
  • "How Do I Jailbreak My iPhone 5?" Forbes 7:43 AM
  • "Create a music video with iMovie '11" Macworld 10/19
  • "How to Downgrade Your iPod Touch 4G From iOS 6.x to iOS 5.x (Mac)" iClarified 10/19
  • "MacMost Now 776: Securing Your iPhone" MacMost 10/19
  • "Scheduling irregularly recurring events/Q: Is there an app or program that will allow entry of irregularly recurring events on the calendars for the iPhone, iPad or Mac?" iLounge 10/19
  • "Can You Fix a Scratched DVD with a Banana?" Yahoo! News 10/19
  • "What to Do if Your Cellphone or Laptop Gets Lost or Stolen" Mashable 10/19
  • "A Study in Thrift: How to Fill an iPad with Free E-books from Project Gutenberg" PadGadget 10/19
  • "Peaceful, Uneasy Feeling ?" YMP Now 9:44 PM
  • "Cassandra -Monday Review: Predicting Apple" eXtensions 9:43 PM
  • "Cassandra -Monday Review: It will soon be Friday" eXtensions 9:43 PM
  • "How the iPad took over our lives" The Globe and Mail [Free Registration Required] 3:49 PM
  • "iPad mini Costs $195, Will Sell for $329" Tapscape 1:36 PM
  • "Rumor: The iPad Mini Will Go On Sale On November 2" Apple Bitch 10:33 AM
  • "Apple's Online Store Search Returns 'iPad mini' Name, Or Maybe Not" Redmond Pie 10:11 AM
  • "iPhone 5 Untethered Jailbreak Not Yet A Reality But Slowly Getting There" Macgasm 7:29 AM
  • "iPhone GDP effect? Meet the Apple expansion boom" Tapscape 10/20
  • "Fanboi fruit: Real apples with Apple logos/'Tan-tooed' Japanese apples ripen with devotion for their corporate disciple." CNET News 10/20
  • "What Ars readers want in an iPad Mini: The OpenForum discusses/What features will get users to buy a new mini?" Ars Technica 10/20
  • "The 'Magic Glove' And 8 Other Ridiculous Inventions Patented By Apple" Don't Call Me Tony 10/20
  • "My Siri wish list: 5 things I want to see" GigaOM 10/20
  • "The Macalope Weekly: Weak sauce"  Macworld 10/20
  • "iPad Mini, Or iPad? 4 Deciding Factors: Want to buy the soon-to-be-revealed Apple iPad Mini? Think about these four factors before choosing it over the full-size iPad." InformationWeek 10/20
  • "Apple Vs. The Swiss Railways Patent: Apple's not been convicted of anything by a jury, even if a clever Swiss attorney could make up a color graphic that makes the two clock faces look exactly the same." InformationWeek 10/20
  • "How Much Will You Pay For An iPad Mini?" Forbes 10/20
  • "iPad Mini: The Importance Of 7.85' Vs. 7' Screen Size" Apple'n'Apps 10/20
  • "More Apple Stores in China, Will This Help to Meet the Demand of iPhone 5 ?" M.I.C. Gadget 10/19
  • "Farewell, Faithful Old iPad 2?" Mashable 10/19
  • "With or without Apple, NFC mobile payment market to hit $100 billion" BGR 10/19
  • "iPad Mini: The Competition is Going to Suffer" PadGadget 10/19
  • "Ask Ars: What's the difference between the old and new tracking systems on iOS?" Ars Technica 10/19
  • "3 Steps to Getting Apple's Manufacturing Back in the USA" Inc. 10/19
  • "Apple's financial details and profit margin data on products to see the light of day" Edible Apple 10/19
  • "Apple's struggle to keep secret documents sealed" TUAW 10/19
  • "Apple Has Reasons to Frown in Germany" WSJ Blogs 10/19
  • "Apple vs. Samsung: A peace treaty" CNN 10/19
  • "Is it the 'iPad mini' or will it be the 'iPad Air'?" Los Angeles Times [Paid Membership Required] 10/19
  • "Apple iPad 'mini' preview - what will be new?" Telegraph 10/19
  • "Apple 'iPad mini': Place your bets on a price" Washington Post [Free Registration Required] 10/19
  • "Why The Microsoft Surface RT Probably Won't Have A Clearer Display Than The New iPad" Cult of Mac 10/19
  • "Apple And Growth: Can It Put ARM Into The Cloud?" Seeking Alpha 10/19
  • "Top 10 Apple iPad Mini pre-launch insights" V3 10/19
  • "iPad Mini Event: What to Expect Next Week" Gizmodo 10/19
  • "iPad Mini rumours: Release will see WiFi-only, 3G and 4G models" T3 10/19
  • "Is your Verizon or Sprint iPhone 5 displaying the wrong date and time?" iMore 10/19
  • "What was Steve Jobs's vision for the future of TV?"  TechHive 10/19
  • "How can Apple sell iPad mini for less than an iPod touch?"  Fortune 10/19
  • "Apple loses patent wars in Europe: Ended the rounded rectangle wars have" TechEye 10/19
  • "Why Do Apple's Competitors Copy Apple, And Why Are Their Copies So Cheap?" Mac 360 10/19
  • "Revisiting the Mullet: Why Surface is not a MS Business" cek.log 9:32 PM
  • "Revisiting the Mullet: Why Surface is not a MS Business" Morningstar 7:16 PM
  • "I Want A Surface Keyboard for My iPad" cek.log 3:56 PM
  • "What if H.P. Lovecraft wrote the Fantastic Four?" io9 10/20
  • "Windows RT+Office RT takes up 12GB disk space" OSNews 10/19
  • "Microsoft Surface Fatally Flawed, Says Source" FairerPlatform 10/19
  • "The Fine Line Between Monitoring Your Kids and Spying" Mashable 10/19
  • "The Bad News Bears: Google Misses Wall Street Expectations And Android Has Malware" PixoBebo 10/19
Press Releases/Products/Public Relations
  • "NewMacgadgets Acrylic Pedestal Base for the iPad and iPad Mini" prMac 7:29 AM
  • "The New InstaMessage: Find Instagram users nearby and chat privately" prMac 7:28 AM
  • "Nahla Vs Littledee Offers Great Kids Apps for iOS" MacMegasite 7:28 AM
  • "Google's Field Trip now has an iOS competitor: Wanderous" VentureBeat 10/20
  • "Just Added To The MacHeist Bundle, MacGourmet Deluxe Adds Another $50 Worth Of Value" Cult of Mac 10/20
  • "13 Creepy Halloween Costumes for Your iPhone" Mashable 10/19
  • "DIY: Make the iPad Apple Logo Glow (video)" M.I.C. Gadget 10/19
  • "In:play is the perfect iOS music player for joggers & irresponsible drivers (exclusive)" VentureBeat 10/19
  • "Chat Perf: The iPhone gadget that can transmit smells" TechHive 10/19
  • "Reuters' WiderImage Brings Amazing Photojournalism To The iPad" Cult of Mac 10/19
  • "Daily iPad App: Finger Tied will tie your fingers in knots" TUAW 10/19
  • "True Skate, The Best iOS Skating Game, Like, Ever" Cult of Mac 10/19
  • "PadGadget Essentials: This Week's Apps and Accessories for iPad Readers" PadGadget 10/19
  • "Fix dings/dents/scratches on your iPhone 5 with this $99 original rear panel replacement" 9 to 5 Mac 10/19
  • "iPhone 5 Untethered Jailbreak Is Just One Step Away, But There's A Catch" Cult of Mac 10/19
  • "Tablets Have Reinvented American's Relationship With Print" MacNews 10/19
  • "Photo Mage For iPhone Lets You Add Instagram Like Filters To Your Images And Captions In A Single Tap" Redmond Pie 10/19
  • "ThinkGeek shipping 8-Bitty retro wireless game controller" iPodNN 10/19
  • "Siri, Start My Car" ["The latest version of Viper's SmartStart app also lets you lock and unlock your vehicle directly from your iPhone 4S or 5 running iOS 6."] Wired 10/19
  • "9X Telescope with Hard Case for iPhone 5" USBfever 10/19
  • "0.5X Super Wide Angle Lens Back Cover for iPhone 5" USBfever 10/19
  • "4X Telephoto Lens with Back Cover for iPhone 5" USBfever 10/19
  • "12X Telescope with Hard Case for iPhone 5" USBfever 10/19
  • "99Games announces WordsWorth v4.0 with iPhone 5 support" prMac 10/19
  • "BMX Jam races onto the App Store for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch" prMac 10/19
  • "Med Quiz Now Available for iOS" prMac 10/19
  • "Don't Touch Me! Ladies' Casual Game in iOS device" prMac 10/19
  • "99Games announces WordsWorth v4.0 with iPhone 5 support" prMac 10/19
  • "Sandcrater Software releases MiniECal iOS app for Exchange users" prMac 10/19
  • "Walker - The Smartest Productivity App for iPhone - Available Now" prMac 10/19
  • "Car Xpenses app - updated with user input, keeps cars in tip-top shape" prMac 10/19
  • "Firetask Introduces Background Syncing" prMac 10/19
  • "Don Freeman's Halloween Childrens Book Tilly Witch available as App" prMac 10/19
  • "Car Xpenses app - updated with user input, keeps cars in tip-top shape" prMac 10/19
Computer Industry
  • "Windows 8 not Likely to be Adopted Early by Most Companies, Research Results Reveal" Social Barrel 7:17 AM
  • "Turning to the past to power Windows' future: An in-depth look at WinRT/With Windows 8 and WinRT, everything old is new again." Ars Technica 9:31 PM
  • "Price worries as Windows 8 launch looms" Financial Times [Paid Membership Required] 10:45 AM
  • "Microsoft's Mobile Strategy Ripples Through Industry" [Paid Membership Required] 9:26 PM
  • "Microsoft Dives Into the Retail Scene: Firm Takes Unprecedented Role in Dictating How Big-Box Stores Should Display Computers and Pitch Them to Shoppers" [Paid Membership Required] 7:41 PM
  • "Surface Is Microsoft's Latest Weapon: The company's first branded tablets will go up for sale this Friday." Seattle Times 7:44 AM
  • "Latest Windows 8 Laptop by Dell is also a Tablet" Social Barrel 7:51 AM
  • "Microsoft broadens data policy: Personal info not for ads, it says" New York Times 8:11 AM
  • "Dell Hires Former STG CTO As It Launches Active System 800 Integrated Iron" IT Jungle 4:02 PM
  • "Intel, Hewlett-Packard and others feels PC pinch, but economic diversity has eased Silicon Valley's pain" San Jose Mercury News 7:52 AM
  • "Hewlett-Packard: Too Speculative For My Taste" Seeking Alpha 10:40 AM
  • "AMD to present 'Piledriver' Opterons at SC12 conference" CPU World 8:02 AM
  • "AMD - Near Term Revenue Outlook Is Terrible, Yet Investors Should Applaud Aggressive Restructuring Efforts" Seeking Alpha 8:02 AM
  • "Wall Street Hits PC Escape Key - Or Is It A Ploy?" Seeking Alpha 7:52 AM
  • "Why Windows Just Can't Win" Wired 10/19
  • "Microsoft's benefit of the doubt is done: Software giant won't get another free pass from investors" MarketWatch 10/19
  • "iPad Killer? With Microsoft poised to release not only Windows 8, but the new Surface tablet on Oct. 26, it is time to consider if the new device will have the disruptive force to change computing forever." The Motley Fool 10/19
  • "Windows RT Is Having an Identity Crisis" Techland 10/19
  • "Microsoft Surface RT Tablet Sells Out" TheStreet 10/19
  • "Microsoft takes income hit prior to Windows 8 launch" IDG News Service 10/19
  • "How Is Windows 8 Going To Do? Microsoft Doesn't Want To Talk About It" ReadWriteWeb 10/19
  • "Windows 8 'bad' analyst says Store is a weakness" The Register 10/19
  • "Microsoft profit falls ahead of Windows 8 launch" Associated Press [Free Registration Required] 10/19
  • "Rivals aim to crash Microsoft's Windows 8 party" Financial Times [Paid Membership Required] 10/19
  • "Microsoft Was Asked A Critical Question About Its Future Yesterday — And Its Response Wasn't Encouraging" Business Insider 10/19
  • "Microsoft will let you reserve a Surface tablet, says report" CNET News 10/19
  • "Microsoft to AMD Follow Intel Suffering From PC Weakness" Bloomberg 10/19
  • "Why GM's Hiring 3,000 IT Pros From HP: Move answers a key question that had been hanging over GM CIO Randy's Mott's strategy." InformationWeek 10/19
  • "HP to end storage resale deal with Violin Memory : Bloomberg" Reuters 10/19
  • "Dell aims to cut datacentre costs through Fresh Air cooling" V3 10/19
  • "Dell Ramps up Converged Infrastructure Push with Active Systems" IDG News Service 10/19
  • "Seven Questions for Dell Enterprise Head Marius Haas and Software Head John Swainson" AllThingsD 10/19
  • "Cloud Maker: Oracle President Mark Hurd sizing up the Cloud" BusinessCloud9 10/19
  • " boosts social analytics options in strike at Oracle" IDG News Service 10/19
  • "AMD Set to Restructure After Poor Q3 Earnings, Layoff 15% of Workforce" DailyTech 10/19
  • "AMD reports 3Q12 results and announces restructuring" DigiTimes 10/19
  • "Why AMD needs to kick into high gear — or be left behind by Intel and ARM" VentureBeat 10/19
  • "AMD Is Adrift Amid the Tablet Revolution" InvestorPlace 10/19
  • "Cisco: Listen up, partners – we need to close the skills gap" Channel Register 10/19
Finances (Click heading for current Apple Stock price.)
Apple News
  • "Why Apple's Selloff on Friday Was Absurd" DailyFinance 10/20
  • "The Week Ahead: Will Apple Follow Google?" Forbes 10/19
  • "Apple Can Target 500 Million New iPhone Subscribers" The Motley Fool 10/19
  • "Apple Is Getting Clobbered, As The Dow Is Now Off 150" Business Insider 10/19
Industry News
  • "Tech Stocks: Tech selloff takes down Apple, Microsoft/AMD, Marvell fall hard on lowered outlook; Google falls again" MarketWatch 10/19
  • "Stock Selloff Steepens: Earnings, Apple Worries Weigh" WSJ Blogs 10/19
  • "Stocks log worst day since June" CNNMoney 10/19
  • "Stocks fall as Google results pull down tech shares" Bloomberg News 10/19
  • "Stocks Plunge on Black Monday's 25-Year Anniversary" TheStreet 10/19
  • "Stock Futures Fall as GE, McDonald's Disappoint" TheStreet 10/19
  • "Stocks Slide in Earnings-Fueled Retreat" FOXBusiness 10/19
  • "Tech Stocks Spark Dow Fall" [Paid Membership Required] 10/19
  • "Asia Markets: Asia stocks finish lower, but up for week/Asia stock indexes traded on a softer footing Friday, finishing lower for the session but up for the week overall, with Tokyo and Hong Kong helped by optimism that China's economy had made a turn for the better." MarketWatch 10/19
  • "Europe Markets: Banks lead Europe stocks lower amid earnings woes/European stock markets dropped on Friday, as investors digested the latest round of earnings on both sides of the Atlantic and also looked to developments in the euro zone after a two-day regional summit." MarketWatch 10/19
  • "Most active Nasdaq-traded stocks: Nasdaq's 10 most active stocks at the close of trading" Associated Press 10/19
  • "Final Glance: Computer companies/Computer companies shares down at the close of trading" Associated Press 10/19
  • "Midday Glance: Computer companies/Computer companies shares down at 1 p.m." Associated Press 10/19

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