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MacSurfer's Archive: Thursday, November 1, 2012
 

 

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Weekend Highlights: Monday Note's Jean-Louis Gasée has recanted some previous criticism of the iPad and now sees its future in the iPhone 6 Plus; CNET and other sites have begun to question whether Apple has gone overboard with 56 possible configurations of iPads; Full video of Jony Ive's Vanity Fair Interview posted online; Business Matters asks whether your Small Business should accept Apple Pay; Dan Frommer thinks the Apple SIM, "buried at the bottom of one of [Apple's] marketing pages" about iPad Air 2, could signal a legitimate disruption of the wireless industry; Forbes' Mark Rogowsky responds to articles lambasting Apple's new iPad offerings, reminding that "Apple doesn't control the universe"; not likely that we'll see touch-based Macs any time in the future according to Apple's own Craig Federighi; Apple reminds Q4 earnings call is on Monday afternoon; Yosemite is, so far, outpacing Mavericks by 67% in adoption; iTunes 12 arrived alongside the new OS sporting new user interface design, and more; Macworld offers a "complete guide" to Yosemite; LAPTOP Magazine has a primer for installing the new OS, MacStories covers changes to "extensibility and automation", Macworld on the new dictation commands and making/receiving iPhone calls on your Mac — plenty more in our OS X section.

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Apple/Macintosh
  • "Behind Silicon Valley's Un-Retirement: Why Bob Mansfield Is Back at Apple"  AllThingsD 9:09 AM
  • "Is Apple starting to unravel without Jobs? The bearish could find fault with some recent changes"  MarketWatch 8:08 AM
  • "What The Hell Is Happening At Apple?"  TheStreet 8:05 AM
  • "Apple Shake-Up Could End Real-World Images: Whether they realize it or not, all of those who swipe a finger down from the top of the iPhone's screen to check for notifications are bearing witness to a big sore point within Apple. There, behind a list of text messages, missed phone calls and other updates, is a gray background with the unmistakable texture of fine linen." New York Times 8:02 AM
  • "Apple's Exec Shakeup: 10 Necessary Fixes/If Apple wants a more collaborative management structure, it will need to become a more open, collaborative company." InformationWeek 9:49 AM
  • "Apple's Minimalist Ive Assumes Jobs's Role for Design" Bloomberg 6:47 PM
  • "iPad Mini: Will It Cannibalize Apple's Regular iPad Sales?" Daily Ticker 8:02 AM
  • "Apple 10-K: R&D spending up to $3.4bn, increased retail focus" ZDNet 8:00 AM
  • "Apple increased R&D spending by $1 billion in 2012/Yearly SEC report: retail also increased; patent litigation is a big risk." Ars Technica 3:15 PM
  • "By the numbers: Apple's fiscal 2012 annual report" Fortune 8:34 AM
  • "10-K filing shows Apple growing, planning new stores" MacNN 8:22 AM
  • "So How Much Tax Did Apple Pay?" Forbes 8:25 AM
  • "Apple loses right to iPhone brand name in Mexico" Electronista 2:45 PM
  • "Apple's Samsung statement reprimanded by court of appeal: Judges say article on iPad ruling is 'non-compliant' and order tech giant to put up an amended version within 48 hours"  The Guardian 8:21 AM
  • "Apple Leaves U.K. Judge at 'Loss' Over Samsung Web Posts" Bloomberg 8:25 AM
  • "Apple ordered to re-write 'inaccurate' Samsung statement" BBC 9:52 AM
  • "Apple ordered to amend Samsung apology by UK judge" V3 8:40 AM
  • "U.K. court to Apple: Nix those 'untrue' anti-Samsung claims/Less than a month after a U.K. court forced Apple to add a court judgment to its U.K. website, Apple has now been forced to remove 'untrue' elements of the statement." CNET News 8:40 AM
  • "Samsung to question Phil Schiller again as it seeks to stop product ban"  The Verge 5:33 PM
  • "Apple's Phil Schiller to be questioned by Samsung in post-trial deposition" AppleInsider 5:32 PM
OS X
News
  • "Desktop Top Operating System Share Trend" [Windows drops slightly while Mac share stays at same 7.16%] NetMarketshare 7:46 AM
  • "Desktop Top Browser Share Trend" [Safari down to 5.21% while IE rises, Firefox and Chrome fall] NetMarketshare 7:47 AM
  • "Hardware hacker proves Apple Fusion Drive works on older Macs: New role for OS X 10.7 Lion's CoreStorage logical volume manager" The Register 8:33 AM
  • "Mac Pro owner crafts an example Fusion Drive, shows the fearless how it's done" Engadget 8:11 AM
AppleCare/Troubleshooting
  • "Apple updates Safari (6.0.2), iPhoto (9.4.2) and Aperture (3.4.2)"  9 to 5 Mac 4:57 PM
  • "Apple rolls out OS X updates for Safari, iPhoto and Aperture" AppleInsider 5:42 PM
  • "Apple updates Aperture, iPhoto, Safari" Macworld 6:35 PM
  • "How to change the OS X system language: Adjusting OS X to use your preferred languages only takes a few adjustments." CNET Reviews 2:51 PM
  • "iCloud headaches: I don't know about this iCloud thing. I really don't know..." Betalogue 8:39 AM
Reviews/How-To/Tips
  • "Evernote 5 Public Beta Now Available" MacStories 3:18 PM
  • "First Look At The New Evernote 5 Mac Beta: It's All Good" ReadWrite 3:17 PM
  • "Mac 101: Diving into menus, part 1" Macworld 8:32 AM
  • "Create iMovie titles or watermarks with creative overlays" Macworld 8:32 AM
  • "The OS X Recovery Partition: What It Is, Why It's There and How to Remove It" Mactuts+ 8:35 AM
  • "Trey's Lightroom Presets Review" Mac|Life 9:58 AM
  • "3 Ways To Love Pocket For Mac, iPhone, And iPad (it's like a DVR for web sites)" Mac 360 7:56 AM
  • "Mac Web Designers, Meet The HTML5 Web Gallery Tool From The Future" McSolo 7:56 AM
  • "If You Can Do Command-C On Your Mac's Keyboard, You're Ready To Be A Power User" BohemianBoomer 7:55 AM
  • "Free: Bring Back The One Feature From Old Macs You Can't Find In Today's New Macs" Mac 360 7:56 AM
  • "The Most Incredibly Simple App Sends Files Mac To Mac And It's Free" TeraTalks 7:56 AM
  • "Use The Almost Free Mac App That Is iCloud's Biggest, Most Successful Competition" Mac 360 7:56 AM
  • "How To Store Passwords And Secret Information, And Sync From Mac To iPhone" NoodleMac 7:55 AM
Op/Ed
  • "When is iCloud going to be more reliable?" GigaOM 11:14 AM
Press Releases
  • "Evernote 5 for Mac beta now available with better collaboration, smarter search, and more" The Next Web 3:18 PM
  • "Earth Day! EarthDesk, Google Earth for Mac updated" FairerPlatform 3:08 PM
  • "Triumph features a unique and patented method for editing audio called Layers. This technique which we pioneered in Wave Editor is similar to image editing, but specifically tailored for audio." Audiofile Engineering 2:46 PM
  • "Microsoft reveals Windows Phone 8 support for Mac" The Register 12:07 PM
  • "Shade 3D for Unit Game Development Announced" Architosh 12:05 PM
  • "e-on Software announces Vue 11 product line" Architosh 12:01 PM
  • "Windows Phone 7 Connector for Mac updated for WP8, rebranded simply as 'Windows Phone'" Engadget 8:11 AM
  • "Doxie One: Scanning Made Simple - Paperless Made Personal" prMac 9:57 AM
  • "SCSC Announces Price Reduction on Scannerz and FSE Through November 7" prMac 8:01 AM
  • "Simple Genius Project Management Apps on OS X/iOS Advance to Version 4.0" prMac 8:01 AM
  • "JixiPix Announces Portrait Painter - Mac Gallery Quality Auto Painting" prMac 8:01 AM
  • "Enolsoft Launches PDF Creator for Mac" prMac 8:00 AM
  • "Mac Music Apps: Songbird, Clementine updates ship" FairerPlatform 7:54 AM
General Interest/Potpourri
  • "Apple offers up to $1 per device for Motorola Mobility patents: The two are due in a Wisconsin court next week in a trial that centers on the issue of patent licensing for cellular and Wi-Fi technologies" IDG News Service 8:33 AM
  • "Mobile Manufacturer Market Share, October 2012 Update" Chitika 2:53 PM
  • "Apple's North American Mobile Web Traffic Surges Following iPhone 5 Launch" TechCrunch 2:53 PM
  • "Report: iPad Mini To Close Tablet-Smart Phone Gap" BYTE 4:06 PM
  • "Apple Could Make Inroads at the Deparment of Defense" 24/7 Wall St. 8:07 AM
  • "Sandy likely to dampen Apple's iPad mini launch in NYC" Fortune 9:51 AM
  • "Meet the Only Guy in Line for an iPad Mini in NYC [Pics] Mashable 2:51 PM
  • "AT&T offers free cloud storage for iOS and Android: Is AT&T trying to be like Apple's iCloud or Google Drive? It sure looks like it. The company is now offering a free video and photo storage service." CNET News 11:04 AM
  • "iTunes now accepts donations for Hurricane Sandy relief" CNET News 8:33 AM
  • "iTunes Accepting Red Cross Donations For Hurricane Sandy Victims" Mashable 8:12 AM
  • "iTunes accepting Superstorm Sandy relief donations" FairerPlatform 7:55 AM
  • "Your Genome's On An iPhone (trying to call home...)" Forbes 3:03 PM
  • "iTunes Match to start automatically renewing subscriptions: UK users will have until December to decide whether to turn auto-renewal off" Macworld UK 9:14 AM
  • "Apple Maps reference of Korean Dokdo islets 'unacceptable'" ZDNet 10:12 AM
  • "South Korea Wants Apple To Remove Japanese Names For Dokdo Islets From iOS 6 Maps" Cult of Mac 10:13 AM
  • "Apple, Google Maps Run Afoul of South Korea" VOA News 11:05 AM
  • "Apigee Survey: Users Reveal Top Frustrations That Lead to Bad App Reviews" MacPrices 12:31 PM
  • "Preview: Inside Shenzhen's First Apple Store (Photo Gallery)" M.I.C. Gadget 9:49 AM
  • "iPhone sells faster than Android in Britain" Crave @ CNET 8:34 AM
  • "Apple's iPhone 5 Could Outshine iPhone 4S in India" WSJ Blogs 8:25 AM
  • "Want an iPad Mini? Don't Fall for the Facebook Scam" Mashable 12:08 PM
  • "Smartphone technology can assist voters" [Video Report] USA Today 12:06 PM
  • "Could a 17-year-old boy from Wimbledon transform how you read news on your phone? Nick D'Aloisio launches his Summly app today backed by Stephen Fry and Rupert Murdoch" The Independent 11:02 AM
  • "Backed With $1M In Fresh Funding, Summly's 17-Year-Old Founder Shows Off His App's New Look [TCTV] TechCrunch 12:58 PM
  • "Boxee And Wal-Mart Set To Stick It To Apple TV" Forbes 10:05 AM
  • "After Exposure, Apple's Siri Stripped of China Prostitute Search" WSJ Blogs 8:08 AM
Non-Apple News
  • "Sprint to sell its first LTE tablet: The carrier will offer the Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 November 11 for $549.99" CNET 12:18 PM
  • "Singapore showcases early-stage digital tech" ZDNet 12:05 PM
  • "These Guys' $5K Spending Sprees Keep Your Games Free to Play" Wired 12:01 PM
  • "Best Inventions of the Year 2012: Robots, rovers and the rest of 2012''s most important innovations, from the affordable to the extreme" [Slideshow] Techland 11:50 AM
  • "Foldable e-reader screen developed" TG Daily 11:43 AM
  • "How your wallpaper could power your PC" TG Daily 11:42 AM
  • "Amazon Launches Cloud Drive Photos For Android, A Photo-Sharing App For Android Phones & Tablets" TechCrunch 11:39 AM
  • "Google updates Hangouts interface, adds notifications" CNET News 12:18 PM
  • "Google registers 18 '.??' domain names" ZDNet 12:05 PM
  • "Security research labels more than 290,000 Google Play Android apps as 'high-risk': Security vendor Bit9 is compiling a 'reputation' database of Android apps and will move on to app stores from Apple and Amazon" Network World 10:59 AM
  • "RIM's BlackBerry 10 enters global trials" The Globe and Mail [Free Registration Required] 10:54 AM
  • "New tech lets users 'Pinch' their way to multiscreen bliss" CNET News 10:12 AM
  • "Nokia not blocking multiple users on Android phones" CNET News 10:12 AM
  • "New Online Storage Service to Put Users in Charge" New York Times [Free/Paid Registration Required] 10:15 AM
  • "MegaUpload will be reborn as Me.ga in January" CNET News 10:12 AM
  • "Sharp Says It Faces Material Doubt on Survival" Bloomberg 10:00 AM
  • "Facebook pushes the limits of Hadoop: You'd think that 100 petabytes would be big enough data for any business -- but not for Facebook" InfoWorld 10:59 AM
  • "Rumor says Facebook may create classified ads -- again" CNET News 10:13 AM
  • "Roku looks beyond the box" Fortune 9:30 AM
  • "SurfCast Claims Microsoft's New Live Tile GUI Infringes their Patent" Patently Apple 9:18 AM
  • "Class action lawsuits alleges lithium-ion battery price fixing" Digital Trends 9:14 AM
Publications/Podcasts
  • "Daniel Bérubé and Michael Horton Discuss the Upcoming Boston SuperMeet-Up" MacVoicesTV 12:05 PM
  • "iMore show 323: iPad buyers guide (late 2012)" iMore 11:15 AM
  • "Download Now: iLounge's 2013 iPhone + iPod Buyers' Guide" iLounge 8:07 AM
Hardware/Software
  • "Apple releases iOS 6.0.1 with improvements and bug fixes" 9 to 5 Mac 12:31 PM
  • "Apple releases iOS 6.0.1: fixes keyboard glitch, improves Wi-Fi and more" iDownload Blog 12:54 PM
  • "Apple Releases iOS 6.0.1 [Direct Links] MacStories 12:54 PM
  • "iOS 6.0.1 Fixes Bugs, but Does It Prevent Excessive Data Usage?" TidBITS 2:51 PM
  • "Apple Fixes iPhone 5 Bug That Prevents OTA Software Updates" Wired 2:54 PM
  • "iOS 6.0.1 hits Apple's update servers with a 983 MB thud" VentureBeat 12:51 PM
  • "Apple Releases iOS 6.0.1, Fixes Horizontal Lines on Keyboard" The Mac Observer 12:58 PM
  • "Apple testing iOS 6.1 with new map search tools" CNET News 3:54 PM
  • "Download iOS 6.1 Beta 1 For iPhone, iPad, iPod touch [Devs Only] Redmond Pie 3:17 PM
  • "iOS 6.0.1: bug fixes, security patches" iTWire 5:19 PM
  • "Larger display sets iPad Mini apart from other 7-inch tablet competitors, says IHS"  DigiTimes 8:11 AM
  • "Mobile/Tablet Top Operating System Share Trend" [iOS share falls from September share to 59.87% while Safari rises to 27.35%] NetMarketshare 7:45 AM
  • "Mobile/Tablet Top Browser Share Trend" [Safari's October share drops nearly 4% to 60.31% while Android rises 5%] NetMarketshare 7:44 AM
  • "iMessage Suffering More Outages, Performance Issues" Wired 8:34 AM
  • "Shootout: OWC video shows benefits of 6G SSD in older Macs" Insanely Great Mac 8:03 AM
  • "Apple Begins Sending iPad mini Shipping Notifications Ahead of Tommorow's Launch" MacTrast 10:47 AM
  • "Apple's iPad mini includes LCD display driver from rival Samsung" Reuters 11:15 AM
  • "Apple iPad Mini scolded for poor repairability" V3 2:51 PM
  • "Inside the iPad mini: Pray you never have to open one" The Register 2:51 PM
  • "iPad Mini Teardown Reveals Samsung Display And Yes, Stereo Speakers" TechCrunch 8:24 AM
  • "Look inside the iPad mini with iFixit's teardown" The Verge 8:34 AM
  • "iPad Mini Teardown Reveals Samsung Display Driver, A5 Chip, Stereo Speakers" MacRumors 9:14 AM
  • "Apple: The iPad Mini has stereo speakers" CNET News 11:15 AM
  • "iPad Mini Gets X-Rayed [Photo] iClarified 8:36 AM
  • "The iPad mini ships with the smaller 5-watt adapter after all" iDownload Blog 2:54 PM
Apple Patent Applications
  • "Apple continues work on iDevice security with movement-based theft detection" AppleInsider 8:24 AM
  • "Stop, Thief: Apple Patents Movement-Based Theft Detection System For iOS Devices" TechCrunch 8:24 AM
  • "Apple Working On Head-Mounted Displays?" MacNews 10:14 AM
  • "Apple Patent Is For Ad Hoc Account Creation" MacNews 10:14 AM
AppleCare/Helps
Price Trackers/Deals
  • "Bounce!! For iPhone and iPad Is Temporarily Available For Free (Normally $0.99)" Apple Sliced 8:55 AM
  • "AgingBooth For iPhone and iPad Is Free Right Now (Previously $0.99)" Apple Sliced 8:55 AM
  • "Touch Hockey@2012 For iPhone Is Free Today (Was $1.99)" Apple Sliced 8:55 AM
  • "iPod touch Prices & Sales (5th generation)" MacPrices 7:42 AM
  • "13" MacBook Pro Prices & Sales" MacPrices 7:42 AM

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Reviews/How-To/Tutorials/Tips
Reviews
  • "13-inch MacBook Pro with Retina display review" The Verge 2:10 PM
  • "iPad Mini Teardown" iFixit 7:42 AM
  • "Review: Time Command is a spartan iOS alarm-clock dock" Macworld 10:47 AM
  • "Review: Add two displays to your Mac with the DualHead2Go ME" Macworld 9:48 AM
  • "Hands-on with Twelve South's new HiRise adjustable MacBook stand" 9 to 5 Mac 3:17 PM
  • "Twelve South HiRise for MacBook" TUAW 9:11 AM
  • "Review: Portable Routers That Let You Create Your Own Wi-Fi Hotspot" ["Best for Speedy Wi-Fi Apple Airport Express"] Inc. 8:13 AM
  • "Speck SmartFlex Card Case for iPhone 5: Problematic, Expensive" The Mac Observer 10:51 AM
iPad/iPhone/iPod touch Apps
  • "Pandora for iOS review: Create stations using your favorite artists." CNET Reviews 2:44 PM
  • "Google Search App Vs. Apple Siri: 8 Questions/Updated Google Search App for iOS is a viable alternative to Apple's Siri." InformationWeek 4:06 PM
  • "Siri vs. Google Voice Search- may the best robot helper win" TUAW 2:45 PM
  • "Why I Won't Be Using Google's New iPhone Voice Search" Techland 8:36 AM
  • "iStat 2 lets you remotely monitor PCs and Macs from an iPhone or iPad" The Next Web 8:09 AM
  • "Hands On: The Mosaic Photobook" ReadWrite 12:09 PM
  • "iOS Gems: Animal SnApp, Crazy Taxi, Need for Speed Most Wanted, NBA 2K13 + Zaxxon Escape" iLounge 3:17 PM
  • "From high-brow to hi-tech: Shakespeare on the iPad/The launch of a new literature app sees the world's most famous playright re-invented for the digital age." New Statesman 11:05 AM
  • "Shatner's Love for Language Shines in Shatoetry App" MacNewsWorld 9:34 AM
  • "Give Your Pets a Monstrous New Look with Frankenweenie – iPad App Review" PadGadget 8:32 AM
  • "iPhone App Teaches Exotic Dancers Their Rights [Video] Mashable 8:14 AM
  • "Appidemic: Righteous Kill HD for iPad" AppleTell 8:33 AM
  • "Righteous Kill HD Review" 148Apps 2:57 PM
  • "Clone Camera Review" 148Apps 3:03 PM
  • "Creatorverse Review" 148Apps 2:57 PM
  • "Monster Warlord Review" 148Apps 3:03 PM
How-To/Tutorial
  • "How To check the battery condition in OS X: All batteries die over time, and OS X offers a quick way to determine if yours is on its way out." MacFixIt 5:50 PM
Tips
  • "How to cope with the end of FireWire: Mac shops with significant FireWire investment may not need a total Thunderbolt or USB 3.0 makeover, but staying put with current hard drives and devices will come at a price" InfoWorld 11:00 AM
  • "With iPad mini launch, what to do with your 'old' iPad?" Macworld 9:48 AM
  • "Making Sense of Smartphone Plans" AllThingsD 8:34 AM
  • "Which MacBook is right for you? When it comes to choosing a Mac laptop, one size definitely doesn't fit all" Macworld UK 8:16 AM
Analysis/Commentary/Editorial/Opinion
  • "Apple Management Shakeup Aimed at Improving Collaboration" TidBITS 9:36 PM
  • "iPad mini is Windows 8 hardware makers' worst nightmare, analyst says" AppleInsider 9:18 PM
  • "Scott Forstall was one of Apple's most prolific inventors" iDownload Blog 4:27 PM
  • "Scott Forstall's Most Heinous Crimes Against Humanity" Gizmodo 4:25 PM
  • "Cassandra - Friday Review - The Weekend Arrives" eXtensions 9:37 PM
  • "Arrogance & Hubris in Apple-Land" EBN 3:51 PM
  • "Apple Carefully Explains Exactly How It Could Be Destroyed" Business Insider 2:57 PM
  • "Apple Goofs Again on Reputation on a Bad Day For Cook" Forbes 2:50 PM
  • "Is The iPad Mini The 'Real' iPad?" ReadWrite 12:09 PM
  • "Apple tells court it is willing to pay Google for Motorola patents, but no more than $1 per device" The Next Web 12:08 PM
  • "Oops! Some French customers received their iPad minis 3 days early" VentureBeat 12:07 PM
  • "Apple: Are These Really the Chinks in the Armor?" The Motley Fool 11:05 AM
  • "Mark Cuban on Apple Set-Top Box: 'A Game Changer'" MacTrast 10:11 AM
  • "Elevating Ive Is the Smartest Move Cook's Made Yet" MacNewsWorld 10:47 AM
  • "The Simple Reason Apple's Top Hardware Engineer Decided To Stay At The Company" Business Insider 10:19 AM
  • "Covering the Apple Exec Shakeup: Mansfield lured back by Forstall departure, Ive will clean UI, eliminate skeuomorphic design" 9 to 5 Mac 9:49 AM
  • "'Apple's Innovation Is Sputtering'" BGR 9:11 AM
  • "IPhone Owner Loyalty Declines?" MacNews 8:58 AM
  • "Apple's Non-Apology Annoys Judge: Apple has been ordered to rewrite an apology it owes Samsung regarding tablet design after a U.K. judge scoffed at the original." InformationWeek 4:06 PM
  • "UK Judge To Apple: Your Apology Is Bogus, Rewrite It (Or, How Not To Deal With A Court Order)" Android Police 11:05 AM
  • "Judges amazed as Apple requests two-week time-frame to post notice saying it lost its Samsung legal fight" The Independent 11:02 AM
  • "Apple Given 48 Hours to Correct their Apology to Samsung" Patently Apple 10:25 AM
  • "Apple slapped for Samsung statement, but come on, give peace a chance" Computerworld Blogs 10:15 AM
  • "UK judge: Apple notice on Samsung a 'breach of order,' orders new notice" Ars Technica 9:34 AM
  • "U.K. Court Judge Gives Apple 24 Hours To Remove/Replace 'Incorrect' Web Notice On Samsung Galaxy Tab Ruling" TechCrunch 8:59 AM
  • "Apple Has To Apologize For Its Half-Hearted Attempt At An Apology To Samsung" Business Insider 8:34 AM
  • "Apple Looking To Follow Psion's Lead On Consistent UI Design" Forbes 8:26 AM
  • "What If Apple Went In On A Mobile OS Mashup?" TechCrunch 11:14 AM
  • "Concept: iOS icons get a Windows Phone Live Tile and Android widget makeover [Video] The Next Web 8:09 AM
  • "Apple to Moto: Your Wireless Patents Are Worth $1 Per iPhone, Tops" Gizmodo 8:08 AM
  • "Making The Case For A Hybrid Mac With A Touch Screen (or iPad with a keyboard)" PixoBebo 7:56 AM
  • "How The iPhone and iPad mini Can Replace The Mac And Why It Won't Happen" Mac 360 7:56 AM
Non-Apple
  • "Want To Unionize Developers? Focus On Workplace Democracy | TechCrunch" TechCrunch 6:31 PM
  • "Think cloud computing saved you from Sandy? Think again." I, Cringely 4:58 PM
  • "International data roaming for $20 a MB! Why? Crave's Eric Mack gets a message from Verizon upon landing in Ecuador that leaves him wondering why global data roaming costs so much." CNET News 2:53 PM
  • "Lenovo IdeaTab S2110 Tablet Review" HotHardware 12:14 PM
  • "In Sandy's aftermath, what of the NYC tech sector?" Washington Post [Free Registration Required] 11:59 AM
  • "5 Personal Technologies that Survived Hurricane Sandy" Techland 11:54 AM
  • "Mapping 4G speeds in London: A road test with EE's LTE network" ZDNet 12:04 PM
  • "Wikipad delayed, we try to stay calm" TG Daily 11:44 AM
  • "Malware infects 13 percent of North American home networks" PCWorld 11:24 AM
  • "10 signs it may be time to quit your IT job" CIO 10:59 AM
  • "The all-in cloud architecture of tomorrow" InfoWorld 10:58 AM
  • "12 effective habits of indispensable IT pros" [Slideshow] InfoWorld 10:58 AM
  • "Finally! Wireless carriers collaborating on stolen cellphone database" Houston Chronicle 10:55 AM
  • "Is Nintendo about to kiss its last great product goodbye? The struggling company is about to sunset its Wii console with little waiting in the wings to replace it." Fortune 10:52 AM
  • "You can forget about better TV: There's a good reason television tech is a confusing jumble." Fortune 10:50 AM
  • "Verizon's New Ad Campaign Is a Load of Half-Truths" E-Commerce Times 10:45 AM
  • "Mobility Tips: Planning For The Next Power Outage" BYTE 10:18 AM
  • "6 Reasons To Want Windows 8 Ultrabooks" [Slideshow] InformationWeek 10:18 AM
  • "Google: Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities, Threats" The Motley Fool 10:08 AM
  • "The App Revolution (in Filmmaking)" asymco 8:40 AM
Humor/Cartoons
  • "Clouded Leopard" MacMost 8:35 AM
Press Releases/Products/Public Relations
  • "Atari 2600 classic Outlaw reborn on iOS today | TUAW - The Unofficial Apple Weblog" TUAW 7:12 PM
  • "HuffPost Live's new iPad app could be a second screen breakthrough" GigaOM 4:27 PM
  • "National Geographic makes its multimedia magazine available for iPhones" The Next Web 2:10 PM
  • "'Temple Run: Brave' Update Adds New Mechanic And iPhone 5 Support" Touch Arcade 10:46 AM
  • "'Angry Birds Space' Updated With More Red Planet Levels" Touch Arcade 10:43 AM
  • "Listen To Today's Best Music With The Rockin' New Mixtape In Band Of The Day 3.0" App Advice 10:11 AM
  • "HealthTap wants to get the vote out – for the country's top docs" GigaOM 10:11 AM
  • "Path's new iPad app gets bigger, prettier, and easier" VentureBeat 10:43 AM
  • "Path targets its family audience with new iPad app and landscape mode" GigaOM 10:11 AM
  • "Path Rebuilds Its iPad App" AllThingsD 10:11 AM
  • "Path Comes To The iPad, A Platform Dave Morin Calls 'The Future Of The Personal Computer'" TechCrunch 10:11 AM
  • "MyTechHelp Expands Apple Support to Include iCloud" PRWeb 9:47 AM
  • "Profit Confidential Expert Reports: Apple's Stock on Verge of Pullback" PRWeb 9:47 AM
  • "Apple Products Are Now Available at Courts" VernonChan 9:46 AM
  • "Sonnet Technologies Announces Form-Fitting Sleeve for 13-Inch MacBook® Pro With Retina Display: Form-fitting Cover Protects Computer's Finish During Transport" Sonnet Technologies 9:32 AM
  • "Recce 3D Interactive Mapping Tech Gets Its Game On: Go Deliver iOS App Is GPS-Powered Real-World Scavenger Hunt Meets Groupon" TechCrunch 9:14 AM
  • "iStat for iOS now monitors Windows machines, too" CNET News 8:33 AM
  • "Dock+ hits Kickstarter, a charging dock for iPhone 5, iPad mini or latest iPod touch" iMore 8:32 AM
  • "New Twelve South HiRise Stand For MacBooks Is Full Of Awesomeness" AppleBitch 12:57 PM
  • "Twelve South's HiRise Stand For MacBook Provides Height-Adjustable Notebook Elevation" TechCrunch 8:24 AM
  • "McIntosh launches AirPlay-enabled McAire stereo" Electronista 8:13 AM
  • "Clock by Luke O'Connor now available on iPhone/iPad" prMac 10:48 AM
  • "ADHD Organizer App Helps People with ADHD Succeed" prMac 9:57 AM
  • "Class Warfare is real, and now iOS users can play as the One Percent" prMac 9:10 AM
  • "Best iPhone Security Prank" prMac 8:01 AM
  • "Space Chimp Media Offers Complementary Web Design Service for App Devs" prMac 8:01 AM
  • "Doku - Play Sudoku with your friends" prMac 8:01 AM
  • "The buzzles are coming to Facebook" prMac 8:01 AM
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  • "Musketeers: Constance's Adventure Now Available on App Store" prMac 8:01 AM
  • "Engine Sounds 4.0 for iOS, now a Universal App" prMac 8:01 AM
  • "Simon's Poker Casino for iOS: Texas Hold'em Poker-Bot Learns As It Plays" prMac 8:01 AM
  • "JixiPix Announces Portrait Painter - Mac Gallery Quality Auto Painting" prMac 8:01 AM
  • "iPhone App For Practicing Seven Habits Of Highly Effective People" prMac 8:01 AM
  • "HealthyOut, a New iPhone App, Launches on Food Day" prMac 8:00 AM
  • "Chess Opening Trainer 3.0 Adds Position Training" prMac 8:00 AM
  • "CatfishBlues Games announces Hyperwave 1.0 - New Action Game for iOS" prMac 8:00 AM
  • "BANG: Battle of Manowars released for iOS: Mind Blowing Explosive Action" prMac 8:00 AM
  • "Babies and preschoolers will love Explore the Animal Kingdom 1.5" prMac 8:00 AM
Computer Industry
  • "Big Blue's Bet on Big Data" Forbes 10:01 AM
  • "Why Microsoft Should Buy Twitter Now" Breakout 10:08 AM
  • "Microsoft wins Office 365 contract with EPA, moving agency to the cloud" VentureBeat [Free Registration Required] 9:50 AM
  • "EPA Subscribing To Microsoft's Office 365 Cloud Apps For 25,000 Employees" CRN 10:35 AM
  • "Windows 8: It's only one part of Microsoft's brave new world" ZDNet 12:03 PM
  • "Microsoft to team with NTT DoCoMo, pitch Windows 8 tablets for business" IDG News Service 11:24 AM
  • "Cyber criminals look to exploit interest in Windows 8" V3 11:57 AM
  • "Microsoft Surface RT: The Sad Treadmill Of Overhyped Expectations" TechCrunch 11:39 AM
  • "Microsoft's App Deficit Disorder: If Microsoft wants to reinvent itself for the mobile era, it will have to attract a new generation of developers." Technology Review 11:40 AM
  • "Windows Server 2012: Microsoft's other Big Push" The Register 11:47 AM
  • "Privacy experts criticize moves to sidestep IE10's default Do Not Track settings" CSO 11:22 AM
  • "Dell pledges university research push" V3 11:57 AM
  • "Dell Black Friday 2012 ad leaks" ZDNet 12:04 PM
  • "HP wants to help support more mobile devices at SMBs too" ZDNet 12:05 PM
  • "AMD Set for Unprofitable 2013: J.P. Morgan sees lower revenue and gross margins for the chip firm." Barron's 9:57 AM
  • "AMD, Samsung must be ARMed to the teeth to oust Intel servers" The Register 11:48 AM
  • "To survive the PC's decline, Intel just might adopt ARM" InfoWorld 10:58 AM
  • "Intel Wants to Put a Supercomputer in Your Pocket" Wired Magazine 12:01 PM
  • "Cisco stretches UCS uber-control-freak across larger clouds: Cisco's software engineers have cooked up an uber-control-freak called UCS Central to manage server profiles, templates, and settings for up to 10,000 rack or blade machines." The Register 11:48 AM
  • "Cisco expands UCS management to the cloud" ZDNet 12:04 PM
  • "Many Apache Web servers put popular websites at risk: Because their status pages are left unprotected, potentially sensitive information is exposed that hackers can use to better plan attacks against websites" IDG News Service 10:59 AM
  • "Ubuntu moving to new release schedule: No more alpha releases for Linux-based OS, says Nicholas Skaggs" Network World 11:41 AM
  • "6 Surprises About IT Hiring Plans: Mobile is a hot skill that might not get you hired. Check out this and other surprising glimpses from our newest IT staffing survey data." InformationWeek 10:56 AM
  • "Tech and tech companies provide Sandy relief" [Audio Report] MarketWatch 12:13 PM
Finances (Click heading for current Apple Stock price.)
Apple News
  • "Apple Retakes $600 Level; One Analyst's Bull Case For The Mini" Forbes 10:50 AM
  • "Is Apple Giving you Pain? This Derivative Play Might Ease Some of It" The Motley Fool 2:51 PM
  • "Wall Street Wary After Apple Shake-Up" CNBC 11:05 AM
  • "Will Apple's Products Cause Speculative Stock Valuation?" Seeking Alpha 10:47 AM
  • "Apple, Nasdaq, and Russell 2000 Look Ready to Bounce" Minyanville 8:38 AM
  • "Like It or Not, Apple Will Be Apple" TheStreet 8:25 AM
Industry News
  • "LinkedIn Is Killing It: Revenue Up 81 Percent" Wired 5:18 PM
  • "Tech Stocks: Microsoft, chips lead tech rally; Netflix falls/Techs get lift from market upswing; analysts doubt Icahn move" MarketWatch 4:28 PM
  • "U.S. stocks rally after upbeat economic data: Gains come a day before U.S. monthly nonfarm payrolls report" MarketWatch 4:28 PM
  • "U.S. Stocks Rally Most in 7 Weeks Amid Economic Optimism" Bloomberg 4:28 PM
  • "Stocks Finish Higher on Promising Economic Data" TheStreet 4:29 PM
  • "Stocks rally into November" CNNMoney 12:09 PM
  • "Dow Rallies 136 Points" WSJ.com [Paid Membership Required] 4:29 PM
  • "Stocks to open higher on upbeat jobs reports" CNNMoney 9:30 AM
  • "Asia Markets: China stocks lead Asia after manufacturing data" MarketWatch 9:39 AM
  • "Europe Markets: U.S., China data rally European markets/Royal Dutch Shell higher on results; autos gain in Frankfurt" MarketWatch 12:09 PM
  • "European Stocks Edge Up" WSJ.com [Paid Membership Required] 9:46 AM
  • "Upbeat US economic indicators give markets a further boost after strong Chinese data earlier: A run of impressive U.S. economic news combined with encouraging signals out of China to drive markets higher on Thursday, a day ahead of key jobs data that could have a bearing on the race to the White House." Associated Press [Free Registration Required] 12:10 PM
  • "Why Asia's tech companies are looking like a good bet" MarketWatch 9:49 AM
  • "Most active Nasdaq-traded stocks: Nasdaq's 10 most active stocks at 1 p.m." Associated Press 12:54 PM
  • "Midday Glance: Computer companies/Computer companies shares up at 1 p.m." Associated Press 12:55 PM
  • "Final Glance: Computer companies/ Shares of some top computer companies were up at the close of trading" CBS News 6:31 PM
  • "NYSE's Niederhauer Hopes to Return to Normal Power Friday" FOXBusiness 10:53 AM

 
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