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Monday Highlights: Analyst at RBC Capital Markets predicts content creation will be "Apple's next $10 billion frontier"; Mark Gurman's sources reveal Apple's plans to introduce high-end AirPods as well as "studio-quality over-ear headphones" in coming year—more our Apple/Macintosh and Op/Ed sections; DRM issues derail anticipated Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance game for Mac; Forbes report on $5 million surveillance vehicle which can hack an iPhone from distance of 500m; Apple News offers curated coverage of 2018 midterm elections; your options for mortgages could be limited based on your digital foot print, including devices you use; smart home devices have a dark side, can be exploited by domestic abusers; Apple among Silicon Valley execs meeting for discussion over privacy; you can now measure distances in Google Earth; teardown of Vivo Nex reveals how pop-up selfie camera works; Patrick Moorhead explains his switch to Galaxy S9+ over iPhone X.

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  • "Apple's Minimalist Jony Ive Assumes Jobs's Role for Design" ["Apple co-founder Steve Jobs was able to keep the executives' long-simmering tension under control. Cook made the final decision to revamp management after Forstall refused to sign a public apology for the mishandling of mapping software, people with knowledge of the matter said. ... Forstall was also the most divisive member of Apple's executive team, people who worked with him told Bloomberg Businessweek last year."]  Bloomberg Businessweek 8:54 AM
  • "Ive and Forstall: A Tense History/Bloomberg's Peter Burrows and Adam Satariano discuss the tense history between Apple's Jonathan Ive and Scott Forstall." [Video Report] Bloomberg 8:47 PM
  • "How Jony Ive Will Make Checking The Weather On Your iPhone A Religious Experience"  Forbes 10:00 AM
  • "The future of the iPad: Microsoft has the Surface. Apple has the iPad Mini. Where do things go from here? The immediate future may look a lot like the present." CNET Reviews 4:05 PM
  • "iPad Mini to hurt Windows 8 devices, says analyst: Apple's diminutive new tablet will take a bite out of sales of new Windows 8 devices this holiday season, says Sterne Agee's Shaw Wu." CNET News 8:20 AM
  • "How many iPad Minis could Apple sell this weekend? Including pre-orders, unit sales of the new tablet may reach as high as 1.5 million over the next three days, says Apple analyst Gene Munster." CNET News 8:57 AM
  • "Apple: Piper's Munster Sees First Weekend Mini Sales Of 1-1.5M" Forbes 10:23 AM
  • "Apple expected to ship 850K iPad minis in first week of sales" AppleInsider 8:51 PM
  • "Court Orders Apple to Revise Cheeky Apology: Apple has been ordered to post a new statement on its UK website after the original one declaring that Samsung didn't copy its tablet design didn't meet with the judges' approval. 'The court may not have been perfectly happy about Apple's statement, but it was 100 percent truthful and in the free world everyone should be free to say accurate things,' said intellectual property analyst Florian Mueller."  MacNewsWorld 9:08 AM
  • "Apple's reformed 'apology' to Samsung makes an appearance in UK newspapers" The Next Web 7:56 AM
  • "Apple takes down Samsung 'patent apology' notice" CNET News 8:23 AM
  • "Can Apple Afford to Ignore Emerging Markets?" CNBC 8:12 AM
  • "Samsung to get another crack at questioning Apple's Phil Schiller: Apple must make Schiller availabe for deposition by Monday" IDG News Service 9:51 AM
  • "iPhone, iFone, and Apple's Mexican trademark standoff: what's really going on/Yes, you can buy an iPhone in Mexico" The Verge 3:54 PM
  • "Apple loses iPhone name battle against iFone in Mexico: The Mexican IT solutions company registered for its trade name in 2003" Macworld UK 9:44 AM
  • "Apple Loses Rights to Sell iPhone Brand in Mexico" Mashable 10:33 AM
  • "Apple Could Lose The Right To Sell Devices Called 'iPhone' In Mexico" Business Insider 11:41 AM
  • "You say iPhone, I say iFone: Apple loses Mexican trademark case (and more than a few pesos)" VentureBeat 11:42 AM
  • "The Apple family tree: Apple platforms through the years" Macworld 8:59 AM
  • "Apple Pulls Safari 6 From Software Update And Direct Download" AppleBitch 8:07 AM
  • "Apple fixes Safari security flaws" V3 1:58 PM
  • "Hands-On With Evernote 5 for Mac (Beta)" iSource 11:01 AM
  • "Ask the iTunes Guy: The iTunes Store and Apple IDs" Macworld 7:55 AM
  • "SeaMonkey PPC: Another Browser Option for PowerPC Macs" Low End Mac 6:30 PM
  • "Take Screenshots Of Single Windows Or Sheets With Command-Shift-4 [OS X Tips] Cult of Mac 8:55 AM
  • "Quick Tip: Setting up Google mail on iOS and OS X" GigaOM 3:55 PM
  • "OS X 10.7 & 10.8: Resetting Lost Account Passwords" The Mac Observer 9:08 AM
  • "The Pain Of Searching For iPhone And iPad Apps Made Easy In iTunes (no, really!)" Mac 360 8:05 AM
  • "For Graphic Designers: Yet Another Elegant Color Scheme App For Your Mac" Mac 360 8:05 AM
  • "Stream Free Music To Your Mac With The Coolest New Music Player In The Mac's Menubar" NoodleMac 8:04 AM
  • "A New Way To Get Daily News On Your Mac's Desktop (hint: it's RSS)" TeraTalks 8:05 AM
  • "How To Enlarge Small Photos On Your Mac And Reduce Pixelation, Grain, And Jaggies" McSolo 8:05 AM
  • "An Easier Way To Drag And Drop On Your Mac Also Has A Price Tag" Mac 360 8:05 AM
  • "Free: The Minimalist Network Scanner App For The Mac (with the best app icon)" BohemianBoomer 8:05 AM
  • "My Must-Have Mac Apps, 2012 Edition" MacStories 11:42 AM
Press Releases
  • "Daylight Saving Time reminder: The US makes the switch to Daylight Saving Time Sunday, November 4, 2012. If you use Entourage or Outlook for Mac, you'll need to quit and relaunch before it recognizes the time change." OfficeforMacHelp 8:54 PM
  • "You have the following search engines installed" Rixstep 9:38 AM
  • "MacMate takes on Google, Dropbox and Microsoft with MacMate Disk" prMac 8:32 AM
  • "Instamac brings Instagram to the Mac" prMac 8:32 AM
  • "MaBaSoft releases Application Wizard 3.3.2" MaBaSoft 8:07 AM
  • "MaBaSoft releases World Clock Deluxe 4.8.3" MaBaSoft 8:07 AM
  • "Apple updates Safari, Aperture, iPhoto for Mac OS X: The updates include new features, bug fixes and stability improvements" Macworld UK 8:45 AM
  • "Safari 6.0.2, iPhoto 9.4.2, Aperture 3.4.2 updates ship" FairerPlatform 8:04 AM
General Interest/Potpourri
  • "iPad Mini sells out quick at Apple's top NYC store" CNET News 1:16 PM
  • "Apple Sold Out Of The iPad Mini At Its New York Store In ~2 Hours" Business Insider 1:32 PM
  • "iPad Mini launch fails to impress Wall Street: Long lines and sellouts of Apple's new tablet don't appear to impress Wall Street much. The company's stock takes another dip." CNET News 3:53 PM
  • "Initial iPad mini stock selling out at various Apple Stores around the world" 9 to 5 Mac 1:32 PM
  • "iPad Mini goes on sale as thousands queue: Apple's iPad mini has gone on sale around the world, with analysts predicting that the company could sell more than one million this weekend." Telegraph 8:54 AM
  • "Modest crowds greet iPad mini's release" Macworld 3:22 PM
  • "iPad Mini launches in Sandy's wake: Join CNET's live coverage" CNET News 8:20 AM
  • "Video: Walking the iPad mini line at Apple's Fifth Ave. store/We counted 550 customers two hours before doors were due to open" Fortune 8:56 AM
  • "iPad mini: Live from the launch at the Fifth Avenue Apple Store" Fortune 8:01 AM
  • "Hundreds Wait for iPad Mini at New York Store" [Paid Membership Required] 9:12 AM
  • "No Power, No Gas, Buy NYers Still Line Up In Record Numbers For iPad Mini" Cult of Mac 12:24 PM
  • "First iPad mini launch videos: Hundreds queued up in Sydney, Tokyo, Seoul, and Hong Kong" Fortune 8:12 AM
  • "Lackluster Lines in Los Gatos For iPad Mini" NBC Bay Area 10:57 AM
  • "Apple Kicks Off iPad Mini Sales" [Paid Membership Required] 8:12 AM
  • "Apple rolls out iPad mini in Asia to shorter lines" Reuters 8:11 AM
  • "iPad mini launches in Hong Kong to lukewarm response" ZDNet 3:06 PM
  • "iPad Mini Attracting Shorter Lines on Launch Day" [Video Report] Bloomberg 8:09 AM
  • "Apple iPad mini makes low key debut" AFP 8:12 AM
  • "Apple's iPad Mini Launch Draws Smaller Crowds Than Previous Product Debuts" TechCrunch 8:28 AM
  • "Amid Three-Hour Gas And Bus Lines, A Three-Hour Line For iPad Minis In Manhattan" Business Insider 8:27 AM
  • "iPad mini sees mini launch lines" VentureBeat 9:44 AM
  • "iPad mini launch generates miniature queue" Crave @ CNET 8:29 AM
  • "As Android hits 75% market share, can anyone tell me why this is not Mac vs PC all over again?" VentureBeat 8:03 AM
  • "Smartphone War: Android Market Share Hits 75%" Tapscape 8:04 AM
  • "comScore: Apple continues to gain on Google in U.S. market share" ZDNet 3:06 PM
  • "It's Official: Apple Is Just A Niche Player In Smartphones Now" Business Insider 11:02 AM
  • "7-inch Android tablets expected to occupy 70% of non-iPad tablets, say Taiwan makers" DigiTimes 8:50 AM
  • "Apple's iPhone Gains on Google's Android & Samsung" The Mac Observer 4:40 PM
  • "Apple's revised Samsung design statement printed in UK newspapers" The Verge 7:56 AM
  • "Apple Removes 'Incorrect' Legal Statement From U.K. Website Following Court Order In iPad Vs. Galaxy Tab Case" TechCrunch 8:28 AM
  • "Apple 'apology' to Samsung pops up in logo-free print version" Crave @ CNET 8:29 AM
  • "Apple's Revised Apology Printed in UK Guardian Newspaper" Patently Apple 8:02 AM
  • "Apple's Samsung Apology Hits the UK Newspapers, But Doesn't Seem Any More Heartfelt" Gizmodo UK 8:50 AM
  • "Apple Maps draws Korean complaint over Dokdo islets" CNET News 8:20 AM
  • "'Tis the Season to Use Mobile Shopping Apps [Study] Mashable 9:27 PM
  • "Summly: Teenager launches top-selling news app" BBC 8:27 AM
  • "The iPhone 5 WILL do 4G magic on Three ... but not until 2014" The Register 8:17 AM
Non-Apple News
  • "TIME names Google Glass one of 2012's best inventions alongside MakerBot and the Mars rover" The Next Web 3:20 PM
  • "Kindle Fire HD bootloader bypass may be imminent" TG Daily 1:36 PM
  • "African apps take on mobile gaming industry" CNN 10:36 AM
  • "Report: Facebook Testing Free Wi-Fi Check-In Program" PC Magazine 11:35 AM
  • "Responding to criticism, Facebook adds a way for you to really, really 'like' something" NBC News 11:30 AM
  • "Facebook flaw bypasses password protections" BBC 10:26 AM
  • "One on One: Google Android Director on Nexus Strategy" New York Times [Free/Paid Registration Required] 10:14 AM
  • "Google Translate upgrade offers a smarter dictionary" CNET News 10:10 AM
  • "Time Warner offers free Wi-Fi and charging stations to NYC" CNET News 10:09 AM
  • "The LG Nexus 4 lands on T-Mobile" CNET News 10:09 AM
  • "After Declaring It the Future of Yahoo, CEO Marissa Mayer Appoints IntoNow's Adam Cahan as Mobile Kingpin (Internal Memo, Natch!)" AllThingsD 9:47 AM
  • "Alcatel-Lucent dips into loss as sales decline and margins get thinner" IDG News Service 11:39 AM
  • "Alcatel-Lucent Vows to Fix Finances" [Paid Membership Required] 9:46 AM
  • "Verizon: Sandy could have 'significant' impact on profit" CNNMoney 9:34 AM
  • "iOS 6.0.1 already jailbroken -- for some devices" CNET News 3:06 PM
  • "The TouchArcade Show - 76 - The Hunt for Cheese Dusted Corn Products" Touch Arcade 8:53 PM
  • "Gene Steinberg meets the 'iTunes Guy,' Kirk McElhearn, Macworld's Jim Galbraith, and Mac|Life's Adrian Hoppel this week on The Tech Night Owl LIVE!" The Tech Night Owl LIVE 3:21 PM
  • "Bryan Chaffin on Steve Balmer's Competence, Apple's Management Shake-Up and Evil Amazon (Part 1)" MacNotables 11:28 AM
  • "The Vergecast 053 - November 1st, 2012" ["00:42:50 - iPad mini review; 00:54:00 - 13-inch MacBook Pro with Retina display review; 01:01:00 - Apple's Scott Forstall's fatal mistake was not signing iOS 6 Maps apology letter: sources"] The Verge 9:59 AM
  • "iPhone 5 constraints remain at AT&T, Verizon, inventory improving at Sprint" AppleInsider 1:11 PM
  • "Analysts: iPad 4's graphics upgrade packs a punch" CNET News 9:21 PM
  • "iPad 4 hard to fix and wastes space, says iFixit" CNET News 8:20 AM
  • "Apple says Motorola patents are worth one dollar" SlashGear 8:35 AM
  • "Apple's 'broadest and deepest iPad launch ever' hits 34 countries" AppleInsider 9:06 AM
  • "Apple starts selling iPad mini" BetaNews 9:07 AM
  • "Apple's iPad Mini released, analysts predict slow burner" The Register 8:57 AM
  • "Larger Display Sets iPad mini Apart from Other 7-Inch Tablet Competitors" MacPrices 8:55 AM
  • "Fret not, iPad 3 owners: iPad 4 is still just an iPad" Ars Technica 11:01 AM
  • "iPad mini photo gallery" iMore 4:05 PM
  • "Live: IPad mini unboxing [Google+ Hangout] Los Angeles Times [Paid Membership Required] 12:23 PM
  • "iPad mini unboxing: super slim, very light" AppleInsider 8:51 PM
  • "iPad mini unboxing: Discover what lies inside the new iPad mini box with our unboxing images" Macworld UK 8:44 AM
  • "iPad mini vs iPad 4, iPad 3, iPad 2, iPad 1, iPhone 5 and iPod touch 5 photo gallery" iMore 8:53 PM
  • "iPad Mini installed into dashboard of car [Video] 9 to 5 Mac 9:54 AM
  • "iPad Mini Display Under The Microscope: Not As Good As iPad 4th Gen, But Much Better Than iPad 2" TechCrunch 4:54 PM
  • "Apple brings $19 Lightning to Micro USB adapter to U.S. stores" AppleInsider 4:17 PM
  • "Emoji Apps No Longer Welcome in App Store Following Native iOS 6 Support" MacRumors 3:57 PM
  • "What's New in iOS 6.0.1, iOS 6.1 beta begins" FairerPlatform 8:03 AM
Price Trackers/Deals
  • "Find the Way For iPhone and iPad Is Temporarily Available For Free (Normally $0.99)" Apple Sliced 9:09 AM
  • "Memodies For iPhone and iPad Is Free Right Now (Previously $0.99)" Apple Sliced 9:09 AM
  • "Galaxy Bowling For iPhone and iPad Is Free Today (Was $1.99)" Apple Sliced 9:09 AM
  • "13" MacBook Pro Prices & Sales" MacPrices 8:50 AM
  • "15" MacBook Pro Prices & Sales" MacPrices 8:50 AM
  • "Mac mini Prices & Sales" MacPrices 8:50 AM
  • "Free $40 Target gift card w/ purchase of full size iPad (Including 4th gen)" 9 to 5 Mac 9:22 AM
  • "iPad mini vs refurbished iPad 2: Bigger screen, same chip, save $10" FairerPlatform 3:44 PM

  • "Wolverton: iPad Mini both delights and disappoints" Silicon Valley 8:45 PM
  • "Ihnatko: First-look - iPad Mini makes tablet experience intimate" Chicago Sun-Times 4:18 PM
  • "Apple iPad Mini hands-on review" V3 1:58 PM
  • "Part 2: iPad mini review" Examiner 3:53 PM
  • "So many iPads, so tough to decide: The iPad mini is the latest member of the growing family, making it increasingly complicated to settle on the right one for you." Seattle Times 8:54 PM
  • "Apple iPad mini First Impressions" BGR 1:32 PM
  • "First Impressions Of The iPad Mini: Incredibly Thin And Light, But An Ugly Screen" Business Insider 9:21 AM
  • "AppAdvice Goes Hands-On With The Fourth Generation iPad" App Advice 8:42 PM
  • "iPad 4 Teardown" iFixit 8:02 AM
  • "Shootout: iPad 4th Generation versus iPad mini, iPad 3rd Gen, iPhone 5, etc." Bare Feats 6:15 PM
  • "Apple iPod nano (2012) 7th generation review: Impossible not to love" Pocket-lint 8:34 AM
  • "Review: New Mac mini offers an attractive bang for the buck" Macworld 7:55 AM
  • "Retina Display Test: Under the Microscope" RepairLabs 4:40 PM
  • "iPad mini vs iPad 3: Display comparison/How does the iPad mini's screen shape up against a Retina display?" Macworld UK 12:25 PM
  • "Comparison Shots of Games on iPad 3 vs. iPad mini" Touch Arcade 6:29 PM
  • "iPad mini vs Nexus 7: drop test time, tablet edition!" Android Authority 11:27 AM
  • "Watch The iPad Mini And Nexus 7 Face Off In A Drop Test" TechCrunch 9:17 AM
  • "Beats Pill: A tiny speaker with big problems (review)" VentureBeat 8:55 AM
  • "IStrip Is A New Take On MacBook/IPad Docking Stations" MacNews 8:48 AM
iPad/iPhone/iPod touch Apps
  • "Windows Phone 8 vs iOS 6 vs Android 4.2 Feature Comparison Chart" AddictiveTips 12:54 PM
  • "Summly For iPhone Is A Gesture-Based News Reader That Creates Summaries Of Major Stories" AddictiveTips 9:07 AM
  • "iHouseWatcher is a great idea with flawed execution" TUAW 1:11 PM
  • "How Far Can You Drive Down the Zombie Highway? iPad Game Review" PadGadget 9:06 AM
  • "Atlas by Collins Review" Mac|Life 8:49 AM
  • "The Walking Dead: The Game is Like Watching An Episode of The Walking Dead- iPad App Review" PadGadget 12:22 PM
  • "Appidemic: Sonic Jump for iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch" AppleTell 8:55 AM
  • "Brain Cox's Wonders of the Universe Review: Travel virtually around the universe and see it in vivid detail in this incredible app" 148Apps 3:57 PM
  • "Simply Write Review" 148Apps 12:23 PM
  • "LINGsCARS Review" 148Apps 3:12 PM
  • "Hellfire Review" 148Apps 10:24 AM
  • "Skyriders Review" 148Apps 11:41 AM
  • "Heads Up! Hot Dogs Review" 148Apps 9:16 AM
  • "Nutty Fluffies Review" 148Apps 9:07 AM
  • "Getting the most out of Game Center" Macworld 9:46 AM
  • "How to setup and start using your new iPad mini or iPad" iMore 8:55 AM
  • "Dragging an image on iPhone: Often we want to drag an image view or other control around the main view. Since all user interface controls inherit from UIView, this is a simple matter of adjusting the view's frame at runtime in response to touch events. Let's see how it's done." The iPhone Developer Resource 9:08 AM
  • "How to Own Apple Products Without Getting Screwed" Mactuts+ 9:07 AM
  • "The iPad mini has landed: Your questions answered/A full review is in the works, but here are answers to several reader questions." Ars Technica 8:52 PM
  • "Syncing music playback between two iPhones" iLounge 12:52 PM
  • "iPad Mini available today, so here's how to get one fast" NBC News 12:28 PM
  • "How to keep your phone juiced longer/Question: How can I keep my phone running as long as possible during a natural disaster like Sandy?" USA Today 9:12 AM
  • "Why You Can Still Sell Your Original iPad for $250" Wired Magazine 8:33 AM
  • "Why original iPads still sell well" TUAW 10:42 AM
  • "Q&A: Putting the iPad on the Big Screen/Is there a way to show iBooks pages on my iPad on an HDTV screen? If so, what would I need to do it?" New York Times [Free Registration Required] 8:12 AM
  • "Kedrosky Says Apple's IPad Mini Is Imitative" [Video Report] Bloomberg 8:44 PM
  • "The iPad mini Is Designed for Apple Users, Not Kindle or Nexus Switchers" Low End Mac 6:30 PM
  • "Six Theories for the Possible Short Lines on iPad Mini Launch Day"  Techland 3:57 PM
  • "Feeling Old? Before Middleware, Gamification, and MacBook Airs" Oracle 3:48 PM
  • "Sorry, Apple Fans, No More New Product Launches For Longer Than You Can Imagine...*" Business Insider 3:20 PM
  • "The iPad Mini's Huge Potential For Retail, Customer Service And Industrial Applications" TechCrunch 3:06 PM
  • "Apple may be ordered to discontinue iPhone sales in Mexico" iMore 12:28 PM
  • "Mexico to Apple: You WILL NOT use the name 'iPhone' here" The Register 12:28 PM
  • "Greg's Bite: Microsoft Vs Apple Marketing" MacNews 12:23 PM
  • "iPhone: The Revenge (An Android switcher's tale of woe)" Brad-X 9:56 AM
  • "The flood gates are open for tablet computing"  TechRepublic 9:12 AM
  • "Report: Scott Forstall wouldn't participate in Jony Ive's iPhone design meetings" 9 to 5 Mac 10:33 AM
  • "Apple's 'He's-No-Steve-Jobs' Problem" RetailWire 9:11 AM
  • "Why Jony Ive Shouldn't Kill Off Apple's Skeuomorphic Interfaces"  Technology Review 8:58 AM
  • "Apple's iPad mini doesn't deserve a grand debut" ZDNet 12:28 PM
  • "Apple iPad Mini Missing 'Lust Factor' As Fewer Buyers Wait In Line" Forbes 11:41 AM
  • "iPad mini launch sees mini queues: is Apple losing its grip?"  Computerworld 10:14 AM
  • "This Is An iPad Launch Day Like No Other" App Advice 8:50 AM
  • "Apple's Gorgeous-Looking New Laptop Gets A Surprisingly Mediocre Review" Business Insider 8:33 AM
  • "iPad mini is here, and some thoughts on non-Retina" iMore 8:55 AM
  • "iPad Mini's quite a handful: Accelerometer could use some extra speed" The Register 8:17 AM
  • "'This is Apple. It will take them 2 weeks to alter their website, will it?'" The Register 8:15 AM
  • "People Expecting Long iPad mini Lines Can't Do Math" The Mac Observer 1:26 PM
  • "Attention yellow journalists: Wi-Fi-only iPad minis launch today, 4G LTE models later this month, that is why lines are 'shorter' today: Advice for certain media outlets: Report the news, don't attempt to create it lest your credibility end up in tatters." MacDailyNews 8:08 AM
  • "Revised Apple statement on iPad 'copying' appears in UK papers" Ars Technica 10:24 AM
  • "Apple's Non-Apology Smacks Of Same Arrogance That Took Down RIM, Nokia"  Forbes 9:39 AM
  • "How does Apple's 'non-apology' to Samsung rank?" FOXNews 8:58 AM
  • "Should Apple Obey The Courts?"  Forbes 8:56 AM
  • "Apple Apologises To Samsung: But Will They Have To Do It Again?" Forbes 8:33 AM
  • "Here's The Absurd Advertisement Apple Is Being Forced To Run About Samsung" Business Insider 8:26 AM
  • "The Apple apology that I would write: British judges are insisting that Apple posts an 'accurate' apology: explaining that Samsung didn't copy the iPad: within the next 48 hours. Here's my humble suggestion."  CNET News 8:19 AM
  • "Why Doesn't Apple Give Critics What They Want?" PixoBebo 8:05 AM
  • "How Apple Gouges iPhone And iPad Customers With High Prices On Storage" Mac 360 8:05 AM
  • "No One Cares About Your Decision to Leave Apple Products and No One from Apple Will Read Your Poorly-Written Open Letter" Curious Rat 9:44 AM
  • "When is a kids' online game actually an ad?" Washington Post [Free Registration Required] 1:49 PM
  • "One in seven North American home networks full of malware" The Register 1:39 PM
  • "Researchers Turn The Tables On A Hacker, Infecting His PC With Malware And Grabbing Video Of Him At Work" TechCrunch 1:31 PM
  • "Native mobile app dev vs. HTML5: Why not both?" InfoWorld 11:16 AM
  • "The San Francisco tech scene, fictionalized: Robin Sloan's buzzy novel Mr. Penumbra's 24-Hour Bookstore is set in an old-school bookstore, sure, but it is packed with startup name-dropping and exciting technology." Fortune 11:08 AM
  • "Samsung's 10-Inch Android Tablets: Which Is Best?" InformationWeek 11:13 AM
  • "Android 'Jelly Bean' usage share grows in October, but 'Ice Cream Sandwich' grows faster" ZDNet 2:00 PM
  • "Android Ice Cream Sandwich and Jelly Bean adoption stalls" V3 1:46 PM
  • "Android turns 5: A look back" [Slideshow] Network World 11:15 AM
  • "How to keep your phone juiced longer" USA Today 10:45 AM
  • "Past is prototype: The evolution of the computer keyboard/Uncovering the keyboard's past points us toward its future." Computerworld 10:40 AM
  • "Review: Google's Android OS Might Be Better Suited For Tablets, And The Nexus 10 Is A Shining Example" TechCrunch 1:32 PM
  • "Review: Nexus 10 tablet is a solid choice for the price [Video] Los Angeles Times [Paid Membership Required] 11:21 AM
  • "Nexus 4 Review: A Beautiful Android Phone With a Major Tradeoff" ABCNews 10:24 AM
  • "Research In Motion: Rally Extends, But Is The Company Viable?" Forbes 10:03 AM
  • "Sandy: The Case for Better Cell Site Backup?" Light Reading 10:16 AM
  • "Sandy exposes gaps in wireless system during emergency" Washington Post [Free Registration Required] 9:53 AM
  • "The Public Cloud War Begins" TheStreet 9:35 AM
  • "Oprah Declares The Microsoft Surface One Of Her Favorite Things" TechCrunch 10:56 AM
  • "Google's Latest Attempt At An iPad-Killer Has A Great Screen, But Weak Software" Business Insider 12:28 PM
  • "Nexus 4 Review: Not Exactly Perfect, But Close Enough For Me" TechCrunch 10:24 AM
  • "When is a Tablet not a Tablet? When It's a Surface" Tech.pinions 9:17 AM
  • "Amazon Kindle Fire HD review: Amazon's tablet is a great buy for Kindle fans, but it's let down by sluggish performance and an unintuitive interface" The Inquirer 8:59 AM
  • "Ultrabook Sales To Rise Dramatically? I Don't Think So" MacNews 8:48 AM
  • "Windows 8 Upgrade? Businesses, Consumers Say, No" Tapscape 4:54 PM
  • "iPad Mini buyers are 'suckers': Jimmy Kimmel" MarketWatch 9:50 AM
Press Releases/Products/Public Relations
  • "Relive Your Gaming Youth With Steve Jackson's Sorcery! – Coming To iOS" Cult of Mac 8:53 PM
  • "Bryan Chaffin on MacNotables: Ballmer & Apple Management Shakeup" The Mac Observer 5:35 PM
  • "Evernote 5 for iOS Coming 'Very Soon'" iSource 4:53 PM
  • "Outiftting Your New iPad Mini: Another Look at Great Case Ideas" PadGadget 4:15 PM
  • "I've had it on my first home screen for weeks now..." Your Mac Life 3:04 PM
  • "iStopMotion for iPad 1.5 Makes Nice with the iPad mini" Boinx Software 1:19 PM
  • "Toad Hall gets Wifi in the Willows" Reuters 12:32 PM
  • "The Week in iPhone Cases: The ring" Macworld 10:44 AM
  • "10 Wooden iPhone Cases for the Geeky Lumberjack" [Slideshow] Mashable 9:46 AM
  • "Digiarty Rolls over Whole Product Line of PC and Mac Software with the Update for iPad Mini and Surface Tab" PRWeb 9:23 AM
  • "'Protection Where it Matters', DomeSkin Announces 3D Skins for Apple's iPad Mini, iPhone 5, and MacBook Pro 13" Retina." PRWeb 9:22 AM
  • "Top Ten Best iPad Games That'll Tax Your New iPad 4 GPU" Touch Arcade 9:12 AM
  • "Distro Issue 64: Is Apple's iPad mini the next big thing?" Engadget 9:08 AM
  • "Hey! New iPad Owner! Download the TouchArcade App" Touch Arcade 9:06 AM
  • "Moshi unveils iPad mini VersaCover origami case" Digital Trends 8:58 AM
  • "Got An iPad mini? Then You Need The Free AppStart Guide" App Advice 8:50 AM
  • "Captain Kirk does a Crapp on the iPhone: 'Shatoetry' for 'Shatisms'" The Register 8:34 AM
  • "Bible Word Scramble special price cut November 3 and 4" prMac 8:42 PM
  • "Bubblien Attack pops in for an invasion of the App Store" prMac 8:50 AM
  • "The most explosive maze game ever" prMac 8:49 AM
  • "Too Easy Game's Debut: Trap Mansion Releases Halloween 2012" prMac 8:49 AM
  • "Budge Studios Launches Chuggington Traintastic Adventures App for iOS" prMac 8:34 AM
  • "Groundbreaking iPad App Changes How Kids Learn History" prMac 8:33 AM
  • "Augmented reality app Bionic-Eye a facial recognition reality" prMac 8:33 AM
  • "Debt Snowball Pro 6.0 Released for iOS - Fast Track to Debt Freedom" prMac 8:32 AM
  • "NextWord Released to App Store - Play Live in Public and Private Groups" prMac 8:32 AM
  • "ABE (Amorphous Biological Entity): Guide Protean ABE in iPad Platformer" prMac 8:32 AM
  • "Award Winning Word Wizard iOS Educational App goes 3.0" prMac 8:32 AM
  • "Sleepy Dog Software Updates EvalueMate with iPad Interface" prMac 8:32 AM
  • "Securely Wipe All Data With iShredder: Before You Get The New iPad mini" prMac 8:32 AM
  • "PhotoPhrase - For Creative Photo Captioning" prMac 8:32 AM
  • "One Dozen MacBook Pro 13-inch Retina Cases & Bags Unveiled by WaterField" prMac 8:32 AM
  • "New Release Bad Puppy for iPhone and iPad by Tharle Games" prMac 8:32 AM
  • "i.Business Magazine Issue #13: iPhone 5 & iPad Mini Business Solutions" prMac 8:32 AM
  • "Gyro+ spins its way onto the App Store" prMac 8:32 AM
  • "Group Email! Mail Client with Attachments - iOS Universal" prMac 8:32 AM
  • "Gauntlet Galaxy Released for iOS/Android: Retro/Arcade Flight Game" prMac 8:32 AM
Computer Industry
  • "Royalties at issue in Motorola Mobility, Microsoft trial: Google wants proceeding largely closed to public" Reuters [Free Registration Required] 10:35 AM
  • "Will Microsoft Sell Its Own Smartphone? Microsoft is working with Asian suppliers to test its own smartphone design. The WSJ's Yun-Hee Kim tells us whether Microsoft will push this product out into the overcrowded market." [Video Report] [Paid Membership Required] 9:51 AM
  • "A Microsoft Smartphone? After Surface Tablet, It Might Just Happen" TheStreet 10:02 AM
  • "Microsoft building its own Phone hardware: Not 'If', but 'When'" The Register 1:40 PM
  • "Why Microsoft Might Want to Build Its Own Smartphone" WSJ Blogs 1:48 PM
  • "Microsoft Build: Wooing Windows 8 developers/At the company's much-anticipated developer's conference, Microsoft works on expanding its universe of third-party apps." Computerworld 10:40 AM
  • "Windows Phone 8 notification center may be in the works" CNET News 10:10 AM
  • "Crapware Lives On Windows 8" BYTE 10:18 AM
  • "What's the price of a new Windows 8 zero-day vulnerability? French security company Vupen is selling a vulnerability in Microsoft's latest operation system and browser" IDG News Service 10:39 AM
  • "Oprah Calls Microsoft Surface 'A Mercedes Benz'" Forbes 11:06 AM
  • "Microsoft Surface Tablet Makes Oprah's List of 'Favorite Things'" PC Magazine 11:35 AM
  • "Oprah Declares The Microsoft Surface One Of Her Favorite Things" TechCrunch 1:32 PM
  • "Microsoft needs to step up its cloud game" InfoWorld 11:16 AM
  • "Microsoft To Introduce Multi-Touch And Pen Devices Based On Perceptive Pixel Technology" TechCrunch 1:32 PM
  • "Microsoft Said to Plan Benchmark Bonds in First Issue Since 2011" Bloomberg 10:03 AM
  • "Oracle's mighty Sparc plug fries Fujitsu, bigs up new processor" The Register 1:40 PM
  • "AMD: Is Move Into ARM Chips Positioning It For Sale?" Forbes 9:58 AM
  • "AMD: The Ugly Truth Behind The ARM 'Partnership'" Seeking Alpha 9:58 AM
  • "Intel Stock To Go Ex-dividend Monday" TheStreet 10:00 AM
  • "Obama, Congress get poor grades for Internet openness" CNET News 10:09 AM
  • "Following Sandy, DHS seeks security 'Cyber Reserve': Secretary Napolitano says a reserve of security pros is needed because a major cyber attack could make this week's hurricane damage look mild" CSO 11:16 AM
  • "Yet Another Promise of a Smartphone Battery Breakthrough: Researchers tied to the Massachusetts Institute of Technology say they've figured out how to double smartphone battery life, and the breakthrough has nothing to do with the battery itself." Techland 1:44 PM
  • "Cannibal cloud: How spending on the cloud is eating into IT budgets" ZDNet 1:59 PM
  • "The PC may have a big Mini problem" [Audio Report] MarketWatch 2:13 PM
  • "Daily Report: For Japan's Electronics Behemoths, Dire Times Ahead" New York Times [Free/Paid Registration Required] 2:18 PM
  • "Japan tech groups face up to past mistakes" Financial Times [Paid Membership Required] 11:05 AM
Finances (Click heading for current Apple Stock price.)
Apple News
  • "Apple Closes Wild Week -- Are Reports of the iPad Mini's Death Premature?" The Motley Fool 9:27 PM
  • "What happened to AAPL stock price?" 9 to 5 Mac 8:54 PM
  • "Apple Tests Support After Head-And-Shoulders Tumble" Forbes 3:58 PM
  • "Apple's Stock Below $580, What Is Next?" Forbes 3:52 PM
  • "Apple (AAPL) Shares Cross Below 200 DMA" Forbes 3:52 PM
  • "Take a Bite on Apple?" [Video Report] CNBC 5:17 PM
  • "Apple Inc (AAPL): Today's Featured Computer Hardware Laggard" TheStreet 5:16 PM
  • "Apple investors tepid on iPad mini launch: Bullish forecasts from analysts fail to lift stock as new tablet debuts" MarketWatch 3:06 PM
  • "Why Apple's Numbers Tell Us Not To Worry" Seeking Alpha 12:26 PM
  • "Why You Should Take Profits In Apple, Google And EBay If Obama Wins" Forbes 10:26 AM
  • "Why Apple's Intrinsic Value Will Be $1000+ In 3 Years" Seeking Alpha 8:10 AM
  • "Apple stock gives another negative signal" MarketWatch 8:56 AM
Industry News
  • "Tech Stocks: Apple's losses highlight down day for tech stocks/Priceline, TripAdvisor are rare gainers after earnings reports" MarketWatch 4:15 PM
  • "U.S. stocks fall sharply; election eyed: For the week, Dow index falls 0.1%, S&P 500 gains 0.2%" MarketWatch 4:16 PM
  • "U.S. Stocks Fall as Optimism Fades After Jobs Report" Bloomberg 10:28 AM
  • "Wall Street Under Pressure as Energy, Materials Stocks Sink" FOXBusiness 2:07 PM
  • "Dow Suffers Triple-Digit Loss" TheStreet 4:16 PM
  • "Stocks sink as investors look ahead to election" CNNMoney 4:16 PM
  • "U.S. Stocks End Broadly Lower" [Paid Membership Required] 4:16 PM
  • "Stocks headed for early jobs boost" CNNMoney 9:30 AM
  • "U.S. data lift U.K. stocks; FTSE up 1.1% on week" MarketWatch 2:08 PM
  • "Asia Markets: Tokyo, Hong Kong stocks pace gains in Asia" MarketWatch 9:40 AM
  • "Hong Kong Shares Hit 15-Month High" [Paid Membership Required] 9:46 AM
  • "Europe Markets: Europe stocks rise after U.S. labor report/Alcatel-Lucent shares slide on loss; Deutsche Telekom shares drop" MarketWatch 2:08 PM
  • "Markets unmoved by upbeat US jobs data; euro hit by recession, Greece fears" Associated Press [Free Registration Required] 9:54 AM
  • "Most active Nasdaq-traded stocks: Nasdaq's 10 most active stocks at the close of trading" Associated Press 5:16 PM
  • "Final Glance: Computer companies/Computer companies shares down at the close of trading" Associated Press 5:16 PM
  • "Midday Glance: Computer companies/Computer companies shares down at 1 p.m." Associated Press 2:14 PM

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