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MacSurfer's Archive: Sunday, November 4, 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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  • "Google's latest 3G royalty demand from Apple: 2.25% of iPhone-iPod price differential" Foss Patents 7:05 AM
  • "Apple wants Wisconsin FRAND trial to set terms for standards-related cross-license with Motorola" Foss Patents 1:21 PM
  • "Apple Rewrites Original Apology To Samsung; Grudging Version Appears In UK Papers" Social Barrel 7:06 AM
  • "Apple places second attempt at 'apology' statement online" Electronista 2:09 PM
  • "Video: Foxconn's factory workers get an Apple Store" Fortune 7:35 AM
  • "Slippery web designers at Apple hide court ordered apology perpetually below the fold" Boing Boing 9:16 AM
  • "Next week's Apple-Google FRAND trial may be canceled on Monday morning" Foss Patents 11/3
  • "Apple Finally Posts The Correct Apology: Hurrah!" Forbes 11/3
  • "Apple finally complies with latest UK ruling, apologizes for snarky letter, runs correct Samsung/Apple judgement" 9 to 5 Mac 11/3
  • "Apple posts revised 'Samsung did not copy' statement, acknowledges first version was inaccurate" Engadget 11/3
  • "Apple's mea culpa: U.K. site posts apology, new statement/After testing a British court's patience with a not so apologetic public statement, the iPhone and iPad maker is finally eating humble pie." CNET News 11/3
  • "Apple's iPad Mini Tests Crowded Market" [Paid Membership Required] 11/3
  • "A tale of two execs: Microsoft's Sinofsky and Apple's Forstall/commentary Both were growing in influence, with a reputation for being difficult. Now one is the architect of Microsoft's comeback attempt in consumer markets and the other is being forced out of Apple. What happened?" CNET News 11/3
  • "Uh-Oh Insider Trading: SVP Legal Bruce Sewell Sells AAPL Stock" Patently Apple 11/3
  • "The Apple family tree: Apple platforms through the years" Macworld 11/2
  • "Apple Pulls Safari 6 From Software Update And Direct Download" AppleBitch 11/2
  • "Apple fixes Safari security flaws" V3 11/2
  • "Word 2011: Canadian French language imposes new French spelling" Betalogue 2:42 PM
  • "The ultimate productivity suite shootout for OS X & iOS" The Next Web 11/3
  • "Hands-On With Evernote 5 for Mac (Beta)" iSource 11/2
  • "Ask the iTunes Guy: The iTunes Store and Apple IDs" Macworld 11/2
  • "SeaMonkey PPC: Another Browser Option for PowerPC Macs" Low End Mac 11/2
  • "Take Screenshots Of Single Windows Or Sheets With Command-Shift-4 [OS X Tips] Cult of Mac 11/2
  • "Quick Tip: Setting up Google mail on iOS and OS X" GigaOM 11/2
  • "The Pain Of Searching For iPhone And iPad Apps Made Easy In iTunes (no, really!)" Mac 360 11/2
  • "For Graphic Designers: Yet Another Elegant Color Scheme App For Your Mac" Mac 360 11/2
  • "Stream Free Music To Your Mac With The Coolest New Music Player In The Mac's Menubar" NoodleMac 11/2
  • "A New Way To Get Daily News On Your Mac's Desktop (hint: it's RSS)" TeraTalks 11/2
  • "How To Enlarge Small Photos On Your Mac And Reduce Pixelation, Grain, And Jaggies" McSolo 11/2
  • "An Easier Way To Drag And Drop On Your Mac Also Has A Price Tag" Mac 360 11/2
  • "Free: The Minimalist Network Scanner App For The Mac (with the best app icon)" BohemianBoomer 11/2
  • "Skeuomorphism is (finally) dead: So what is Apple's next design move?" GigaOM 11/3
  • "My Must-Have Mac Apps, 2012 Edition" MacStories 11/2
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 11/2
  • "You have the following search engines installed" Rixstep 11/2
  • "MacMate takes on Google, Dropbox and Microsoft with MacMate Disk" prMac 11/2
  • "Instamac brings Instagram to the Mac" prMac 11/2
  • "MaBaSoft releases Application Wizard 3.3.2" MaBaSoft 11/2
  • "MaBaSoft releases World Clock Deluxe 4.8.3" MaBaSoft 11/2
  • "Apple updates Safari, Aperture, iPhoto for Mac OS X: The updates include new features, bug fixes and stability improvements" Macworld UK 11/2
  • "Safari 6.0.2, iPhoto 9.4.2, Aperture 3.4.2 updates ship" FairerPlatform 11/2
General Interest/Potpourri
  • "Apple now allowing Personal Pickup for iPad Mini, schedule between 10PM – 4AM" 9 to 5 Mac 2:02 PM
  • "Apple opens iPad mini reservations for next-day in-store pickup" AppleInsider 7:33 PM
  • "Physicians Are Excited by Apple's iPad mini's Smaller Size" MacTrast 11/3
  • "Tinker, teacher, thinker, reacher: Apple's Steve Wozniak" Easy Reader News 11/3
  • "Apple Begins Running iPad Mini 'Piano' TV Ad" MacRumors 11/3
  • "iPad Mini sells out quick at Apple's top NYC store" CNET News 11/2
  • "Apple Sold Out Of The iPad Mini At Its New York Store In ~2 Hours" Business Insider 11/2
  • "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 11/2
  • "Initial iPad mini stock selling out at various Apple Stores around the world" 9 to 5 Mac 11/2
  • "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 11/2
  • "Modest crowds greet iPad mini's release" Macworld 11/2
  • "iPad Mini launches in Sandy's wake: Join CNET's live coverage" CNET News 11/2
  • "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 11/2
  • "iPad mini: Live from the launch at the Fifth Avenue Apple Store" Fortune 11/2
  • "Hundreds Wait for iPad Mini at New York Store" [Paid Membership Required] 11/2
  • "No Power, No Gas, Buy NYers Still Line Up In Record Numbers For iPad Mini" Cult of Mac 11/2
  • "First iPad mini launch videos: Hundreds queued up in Sydney, Tokyo, Seoul, and Hong Kong" Fortune 11/2
  • "Lackluster Lines in Los Gatos For iPad Mini" NBC Bay Area 11/2
  • "Apple Kicks Off iPad Mini Sales" [Paid Membership Required] 11/2
  • "Apple rolls out iPad mini in Asia to shorter lines" Reuters 11/2
  • "iPad mini launches in Hong Kong to lukewarm response" ZDNet 11/2
  • "iPad Mini Attracting Shorter Lines on Launch Day" [Video Report] Bloomberg 11/2
  • "Apple iPad mini makes low key debut" AFP 11/2
  • "Apple's iPad Mini Launch Draws Smaller Crowds Than Previous Product Debuts" TechCrunch 11/2
  • "Amid Three-Hour Gas And Bus Lines, A Three-Hour Line For iPad Minis In Manhattan" Business Insider 11/2
  • "iPad mini launch generates miniature queue" Crave @ CNET 11/2
  • "As Android hits 75% market share, can anyone tell me why this is not Mac vs PC all over again?" VentureBeat 11/2
  • "Smartphone War: Android Market Share Hits 75%" Tapscape 11/2
  • "comScore: Apple continues to gain on Google in U.S. market share" ZDNet 11/2
  • "It's Official: Apple Is Just A Niche Player In Smartphones Now" Business Insider 11/2
  • "7-inch Android tablets expected to occupy 70% of non-iPad tablets, say Taiwan makers" DigiTimes 11/2
  • "Apple's revised Samsung design statement printed in UK newspapers" The Verge 11/2
  • "Apple Removes 'Incorrect' Legal Statement From U.K. Website Following Court Order In iPad Vs. Galaxy Tab Case" TechCrunch 11/2
  • "Apple 'apology' to Samsung pops up in logo-free print version" Crave @ CNET 11/2
  • "Apple's Revised Apology Printed in UK Guardian Newspaper" Patently Apple 11/2
  • "Apple's Samsung Apology Hits the UK Newspapers, But Doesn't Seem Any More Heartfelt" Gizmodo UK 11/2
  • "Apple Maps draws Korean complaint over Dokdo islets" CNET News 11/2
  • "'Tis the Season to Use Mobile Shopping Apps [Study] Mashable 11/2
  • "Summly: Teenager launches top-selling news app" BBC 11/2
  • "The iPhone 5 WILL do 4G magic on Three ... but not until 2014" The Register 11/2
Non-Apple News
  • "Samsung Patent Reveals Initial Work on Brain Computer Interface" Patent Bolt 11/3
  • "TIME names Google Glass one of 2012's best inventions alongside MakerBot and the Mars rover" The Next Web 11/2
  • "Kindle Fire HD bootloader bypass may be imminent" TG Daily 11/2
  • "African apps take on mobile gaming industry" CNN 11/2
  • "Report: Facebook Testing Free Wi-Fi Check-In Program" PC Magazine 11/2
  • "Responding to criticism, Facebook adds a way for you to really, really 'like' something" NBC News 11/2
  • "Facebook flaw bypasses password protections" BBC 11/2
  • "One on One: Google Android Director on Nexus Strategy" New York Times [Free/Paid Registration Required] 11/2
  • "Google Translate upgrade offers a smarter dictionary" CNET News 11/2
  • "Time Warner offers free Wi-Fi and charging stations to NYC" CNET News 11/2
  • "The LG Nexus 4 lands on T-Mobile" CNET News 11/2
  • "After Declaring It the Future of Yahoo, CEO Marissa Mayer Appoints IntoNow's Adam Cahan as Mobile Kingpin (Internal Memo, Natch!)" AllThingsD 11/2
  • "Alcatel-Lucent dips into loss as sales decline and margins get thinner" IDG News Service 11/2
  • "Alcatel-Lucent Vows to Fix Finances" [Paid Membership Required] 11/2
  • "Verizon: Sandy could have 'significant' impact on profit" CNNMoney 11/2
  • "iOS 6.0.1 already jailbroken -- for some devices" CNET News 11/2
  • "24 Hours With iPad Mini: Our First Impressions On A Special Edition CultCast" Cult of Mac 11/3
  • "The TouchArcade Show - 76 - The Hunt for Cheese Dusted Corn Products" Touch Arcade 11/2
  • "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 11/2
  • "Bryan Chaffin on Steve Balmer's Competence, Apple's Management Shake-Up and Evil Amazon (Part 1)" MacNotables 11/2
  • "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 11/2
  • "In iOS 6.1., Siri will help with movie ticket purchases: The oft-criticized voice-command feature gets another capability." CNET News 7:16 PM
  • "Apple to bring movie ticket purchasing to Siri with upcoming iOS 6.1 update" 9 to 5 Mac 8:47 PM
  • "IHS teardown finds iPad mini costs $188 to build, LG Display and AU Optronics also supplying display components" 9 to 5 Mac 2:10 PM
  • "Teardown reveals iPad mini yields 43% gross margin for Apple" AppleInsider 7:33 PM
  • "The iPad Mini Costs $141 More Than Its Components Add Up To" Gizmodo 9:31 AM
  • "Apple's Lightning to micro-USB adapter now available in US, not just Europe anymore" Engadget 11/3
  • "iPad 4 Teardown Reveals Better Camera, LG Display: iFixit" eWeek 11/3
  • "iPhone 5 constraints remain at AT&T, Verizon, inventory improving at Sprint" AppleInsider 11/2
  • "Analysts: iPad 4's graphics upgrade packs a punch" CNET News 11/2
  • "iPad 4 hard to fix and wastes space, says iFixit" CNET News 11/2
  • "Apple says Motorola patents are worth one dollar" SlashGear 11/2
  • "Apple's 'broadest and deepest iPad launch ever' hits 34 countries" AppleInsider 11/2
  • "Apple starts selling iPad mini" BetaNews 11/2
  • "Apple's iPad Mini released, analysts predict slow burner" The Register 11/2
  • "Larger Display Sets iPad mini Apart from Other 7-Inch Tablet Competitors" MacPrices 11/2
  • "Fret not, iPad 3 owners: iPad 4 is still just an iPad" Ars Technica 11/2
  • "iPad mini photo gallery" iMore 11/2
  • "Live: IPad mini unboxing [Google+ Hangout] Los Angeles Times [Paid Membership Required] 11/2
  • "iPad mini unboxing: super slim, very light" AppleInsider 11/2
  • "iPad mini unboxing: Discover what lies inside the new iPad mini box with our unboxing images" Macworld UK 11/2
  • "iPad mini vs iPad 4, iPad 3, iPad 2, iPad 1, iPhone 5 and iPod touch 5 photo gallery" iMore 11/2
  • "iPad Mini installed into dashboard of car [Video] 9 to 5 Mac 11/2
  • "iPad Mini Display Under The Microscope: Not As Good As iPad 4th Gen, But Much Better Than iPad 2" TechCrunch 11/2
  • "Apple brings $19 Lightning to Micro USB adapter to U.S. stores" AppleInsider 11/2
  • "Emoji Apps No Longer Welcome in App Store Following Native iOS 6 Support" MacRumors 11/2
  • "Podcasts 1.1.2 addresses played episode bug" FairerPlatform 1:20 PM
  • "Apple iOS 6.0.1 Fixes Bugs, Patches Security" BYTE 7:04 AM
  • "In response to the query about How To get an Apple TV to recover from a power outage" MacInTouch 11/3
Price Trackers/Deals
  • "Alone in the Gloom For iPhone and iPad Is Temporarily Available For Free (Normally $0.99)" Apple Sliced 11/3
  • "Bubble Breaker : Insanely Addictive For iPhone and iPad Is Free Right Now (Previously $0.99)" Apple Sliced 11/3
  • "Wimp: Who Stole My Pants? For iPhone and iPad Is Free Today (Was $0.99)" Apple Sliced 11/3
  • "Mac Compatible Printers... Prices Range From $79 To $400 -Best Selling -Prices, Deals, Reviews And Information" MacReviewZone 11/3
  • "Apple MacBook Pro Buyer's Guide -13 Inch Models -Prices $750 To $2,199 -Best Prices, Reviews & Information" MacReviewZone 11/3
  • "Apple MacBook Air Buyer's Guide -Prices $699 To $1,599 -Prices, Reviews And Information" MacReviewZone 11/3
  • "Find the Way For iPhone and iPad Is Temporarily Available For Free (Normally $0.99)" Apple Sliced 11/2
  • "Memodies For iPhone and iPad Is Free Right Now (Previously $0.99)" Apple Sliced 11/2
  • "Galaxy Bowling For iPhone and iPad Is Free Today (Was $1.99)" Apple Sliced 11/2
  • "13" MacBook Pro Prices & Sales" MacPrices 11/2
  • "15" MacBook Pro Prices & Sales" MacPrices 11/2
  • "Free $40 Target gift card w/ purchase of full size iPad (Including 4th gen)" 9 to 5 Mac 11/2
  • "iPad mini vs refurbished iPad 2: Bigger screen, same chip, save $10" FairerPlatform 11/2

  • "'Drop test' finds iPad mini is more rugged than Nexus 7, 3rd-gen iPad" AppleInsider 11/3
  • "Where The iPad Mini Fits On My Digital Tool Belt | TechCrunch" TechCrunch 11/3
  • "Wolverton: iPad Mini both delights and disappoints" Silicon Valley 11/2
  • "Ihnatko: First-look - iPad Mini makes tablet experience intimate" Chicago Sun-Times 11/2
  • "Apple iPad Mini hands-on review" V3 11/2
  • "Part 2: iPad mini review" Examiner 11/2
  • "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 11/2
  • "Apple iPad mini First Impressions" BGR 11/2
  • "First Impressions Of The iPad Mini: Incredibly Thin And Light, But An Ugly Screen" Business Insider 11/2
  • "AppAdvice Goes Hands-On With The Fourth Generation iPad" App Advice 11/2
  • "iPad 4 Teardown" iFixit 11/2
  • "Shootout: iPad 4th Generation versus iPad mini, iPad 3rd Gen, iPhone 5, etc." Bare Feats 11/2
  • "Apple iPod nano (2012) 7th generation review: Impossible not to love" Pocket-lint 11/2
  • "Review: New Mac mini offers an attractive bang for the buck" Macworld 11/2
  • "Retina Display Test: Under the Microscope" RepairLabs 11/2
  • "iPad mini vs iPad 3: Display comparison/How does the iPad mini's screen shape up against a Retina display?" Macworld UK 11/2
  • "Comparison Shots of Games on iPad 3 vs. iPad mini" Touch Arcade 11/2
  • "Watch The iPad Mini And Nexus 7 Face Off In A Drop Test" TechCrunch 11/2
  • "Beats Pill: A tiny speaker with big problems (review)" VentureBeat 11/2
  • "IStrip Is A New Take On MacBook/IPad Docking Stations" MacNews 11/2
iPad/iPhone/iPod touch Apps
  • "Have iPhone, will travel: A tale of two trips and many apps" GigaOM 3:54 PM
  • "Mosaic by Mixbook tops iOS Apps of the Week" Appolicious 3:22 PM
  • "The First Games To Install On The iPad Mini" Apple'n'Apps 11/3
  • "Windows Phone 8 vs iOS 6 vs Android 4.2 Feature Comparison Chart" AddictiveTips 11/2
  • "Summly For iPhone Is A Gesture-Based News Reader That Creates Summaries Of Major Stories" AddictiveTips 11/2
  • "iHouseWatcher is a great idea with flawed execution" TUAW 11/2
  • "How Far Can You Drive Down the Zombie Highway? iPad Game Review" PadGadget 11/2
  • "Atlas by Collins Review" Mac|Life 11/2
  • "The Walking Dead: The Game is Like Watching An Episode of The Walking Dead- iPad App Review" PadGadget 11/2
  • "Appidemic: Sonic Jump for iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch" AppleTell 11/2
  • "Brain Cox's Wonders of the Universe Review: Travel virtually around the universe and see it in vivid detail in this incredible app" 148Apps 11/2
  • "Simply Write Review" 148Apps 11/2
  • "Heads Up! Hot Dogs Review" 148Apps 11/2
  • "Nutty Fluffies Review" 148Apps 11/2
  • "Getting the most out of Game Center" Macworld 11/2
  • "How to setup and start using your new iPad mini or iPad" iMore 11/2
  • "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 11/2
  • "How to Own Apple Products Without Getting Screwed" Mactuts+ 11/2
  • "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 11/2
  • "Syncing music playback between two iPhones" iLounge 11/2
  • "iPad Mini available today, so here's how to get one fast" NBC News 11/2
  • "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 11/2
  • "Why You Can Still Sell Your Original iPad for $250" Wired Magazine 11/2
  • "Why original iPads still sell well" TUAW 11/2
  • "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] 11/2
  • "Backed Or Whacked: To Have But Not To Hold The iPad | TechCrunch" TechCrunch 10:31 PM
  • "It Costs Microsoft Just $83 More To Make A Surface Than It Costs Apple To Make An iPad Mini" ParisLemon 8:35 PM
  • "Apple's taxes on overseas profits last year: Less than 2 percent/That's much lower than the 35 percent corporate tax rate in the U.S., and calls i" CNET News 6:52 PM
  • "iPad mini promises big sales volumes—yet a teeny, tiny profit" GigaOM 2:32 PM
  • "The iPad Mini Is The Ideal Second Screen Companion" TechCrunch 2:21 PM
  • "Why I think Apple is Building An Ad Hoc Social Network" Cult of Mac 2:09 PM
  • "MacOS KenDensed: Boom goes Apple's Executive Hammer" The Mac Observer 7:15 AM
  • "Color Differences Between the iPad mini and the iPad 3" Kirkville 7:07 AM
  • "Say Farewell: Apple's Skeumorphism Hall of Shame [PICS] Mashable 11/3
  • "The Macalope Weekly: CEO chatter"  Macworld 11/3
  • "Teenage App Developer Sees iPhone As The Future Of News" redOrbit 11/3
  • "iPad mini already installed in a car dashboard, could be the perfect in-car entertainment device" iMore 11/3
  • "I Have Seen the Future of the iPad and It Is Mini" Kirkville 11/3
  • "The Cider Press: I Was Born With A Taste For Apple -Meet Our New Columnist" MacReviewZone 11/3
  • "Kedrosky Says Apple's IPad Mini Is Imitative" [Video Report] Bloomberg 11/2
  • "The iPad mini Is Designed for Apple Users, Not Kindle or Nexus Switchers" Low End Mac 11/2
  • "Six Theories for the Possible Short Lines on iPad Mini Launch Day"  Techland 11/2
  • "Feeling Old? Before Middleware, Gamification, and MacBook Airs" Oracle 11/2
  • "Sorry, Apple Fans, No More New Product Launches For Longer Than You Can Imagine...*" Business Insider 11/2
  • "The iPad Mini's Huge Potential For Retail, Customer Service And Industrial Applications" TechCrunch 11/2
  • "Apple may be ordered to discontinue iPhone sales in Mexico" iMore 11/2
  • "Mexico to Apple: You WILL NOT use the name 'iPhone' here" The Register 11/2
  • "Greg's Bite: Microsoft Vs Apple Marketing" MacNews 11/2
  • "iPhone: The Revenge (An Android switcher's tale of woe)" Brad-X 11/2
  • "The flood gates are open for tablet computing"  TechRepublic 11/2
  • "Report: Scott Forstall wouldn't participate in Jony Ive's iPhone design meetings" 9 to 5 Mac 11/2
  • "Apple's 'He's-No-Steve-Jobs' Problem" RetailWire 11/2
  • "Why Jony Ive Shouldn't Kill Off Apple's Skeuomorphic Interfaces"  Technology Review 11/2
  • "Apple's iPad mini doesn't deserve a grand debut" ZDNet 11/2
  • "Apple iPad Mini Missing 'Lust Factor' As Fewer Buyers Wait In Line" Forbes 11/2
  • "iPad mini launch sees mini queues: is Apple losing its grip?"  Computerworld 11/2
  • "This Is An iPad Launch Day Like No Other" App Advice 11/2
  • "Apple's Gorgeous-Looking New Laptop Gets A Surprisingly Mediocre Review" Business Insider 11/2
  • "iPad mini is here, and some thoughts on non-Retina" iMore 11/2
  • "iPad Mini's quite a handful: Accelerometer could use some extra speed" The Register 11/2
  • "'This is Apple. It will take them 2 weeks to alter their website, will it?'" The Register 11/2
  • "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 11/2
  • "Revised Apple statement on iPad 'copying' appears in UK papers" Ars Technica 11/2
  • "Apple's Non-Apology Smacks Of Same Arrogance That Took Down RIM, Nokia"  Forbes 11/2
  • "How does Apple's 'non-apology' to Samsung rank?" FOXNews 11/2
  • "Should Apple Obey The Courts?"  Forbes 11/2
  • "Apple Apologises To Samsung: But Will They Have To Do It Again?" Forbes 11/2
  • "Here's The Absurd Advertisement Apple Is Being Forced To Run About Samsung" Business Insider 11/2
  • "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 11/2
  • "Why Doesn't Apple Give Critics What They Want?" PixoBebo 11/2
  • "How Apple Gouges iPhone And iPad Customers With High Prices On Storage" Mac 360 11/2
  • "No One Cares About Your Decision to Leave Apple Products and No One from Apple Will Read Your Poorly-Written Open Letter" Curious Rat 11/2
  • "Nick Bilton: 'Twitter to Add Photo Filters to Compete With Instagram'" Daring Fireball 2:46 PM
  • "The $399 Surface That Isn't" ParisLemon 2:18 PM
  • "Nov 3, 2012 - 12:00AM PT: How data helped me learn to love the small screen" GigaOM 11/3
  • "When is a kids' online game actually an ad?" Washington Post [Free Registration Required] 11/2
  • "One in seven North American home networks full of malware" The Register 11/2
  • "Researchers Turn The Tables On A Hacker, Infecting His PC With Malware And Grabbing Video Of Him At Work" TechCrunch 11/2
  • "Native mobile app dev vs. HTML5: Why not both?" InfoWorld 11/2
  • "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 11/2
  • "Samsung's 10-Inch Android Tablets: Which Is Best?" InformationWeek 11/2
  • "Android 'Jelly Bean' usage share grows in October, but 'Ice Cream Sandwich' grows faster" ZDNet 11/2
  • "Android Ice Cream Sandwich and Jelly Bean adoption stalls" V3 11/2
  • "How to keep your phone juiced longer" USA Today 11/2
  • "Past is prototype: The evolution of the computer keyboard/Uncovering the keyboard's past points us toward its future." Computerworld 11/2
  • "Review: Google's Android OS Might Be Better Suited For Tablets, And The Nexus 10 Is A Shining Example" TechCrunch 11/2
  • "Review: Nexus 10 tablet is a solid choice for the price [Video] Los Angeles Times [Paid Membership Required] 11/2
  • "Nexus 4 Review: A Beautiful Android Phone With a Major Tradeoff" ABCNews 11/2
  • "Research In Motion: Rally Extends, But Is The Company Viable?" Forbes 11/2
  • "Sandy: The Case for Better Cell Site Backup?" Light Reading 11/2
  • "Sandy exposes gaps in wireless system during emergency" Washington Post [Free Registration Required] 11/2
  • "The Public Cloud War Begins" TheStreet 11/2
  • "Oprah Declares The Microsoft Surface One Of Her Favorite Things" TechCrunch 11/2
  • "Google's Latest Attempt At An iPad-Killer Has A Great Screen, But Weak Software" Business Insider 11/2
  • "Nexus 4 Review: Not Exactly Perfect, But Close Enough For Me" TechCrunch 11/2
  • "When is a Tablet not a Tablet? When It's a Surface" Tech.pinions 11/2
  • "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 11/2
  • "Ultrabook Sales To Rise Dramatically? I Don't Think So" MacNews 11/2
  • "Windows 8 Upgrade? Businesses, Consumers Say, No" Tapscape 11/2
  • "iPad Mini buyers are 'suckers': Jimmy Kimmel" MarketWatch 11/2
Press Releases/Products/Public Relations
  • "Evernote 5 for iOS coming soon: new UI, revised places view, same inability to forget (Video)" Engadget 8:19 AM
  • "Bangalore developer releases Falling Posters on iTunes App Store" MacMegasite 7:19 AM
  • "AT&T Launches New Photo, Video Sharing Service For Its Customers" Social Barrel 11/3
  • "Relive Your Gaming Youth With Steve Jackson's Sorcery! – Coming To iOS" Cult of Mac 11/2
  • "Bryan Chaffin on MacNotables: Ballmer & Apple Management Shakeup" The Mac Observer 11/2
  • "Evernote 5 for iOS Coming 'Very Soon'" iSource 11/2
  • "Outiftting Your New iPad Mini: Another Look at Great Case Ideas" PadGadget 11/2
  • "I've had it on my first home screen for weeks now..." Your Mac Life 11/2
  • "iStopMotion for iPad 1.5 Makes Nice with the iPad mini" Boinx Software 11/2
  • "Toad Hall gets Wifi in the Willows" Reuters 11/2
  • "The Week in iPhone Cases: The ring" Macworld 11/2
  • "10 Wooden iPhone Cases for the Geeky Lumberjack" [Slideshow] Mashable 11/2
  • "Digiarty Rolls over Whole Product Line of PC and Mac Software with the Update for iPad Mini and Surface Tab" PRWeb 11/2
  • "'Protection Where it Matters', DomeSkin Announces 3D Skins for Apple's iPad Mini, iPhone 5, and MacBook Pro 13" Retina." PRWeb 11/2
  • "Top Ten Best iPad Games That'll Tax Your New iPad 4 GPU" Touch Arcade 11/2
  • "Distro Issue 64: Is Apple's iPad mini the next big thing?" Engadget 11/2
  • "Hey! New iPad Owner! Download the TouchArcade App" Touch Arcade 11/2
  • "Moshi unveils iPad mini VersaCover origami case" Digital Trends 11/2
  • "Got An iPad mini? Then You Need The Free AppStart Guide" App Advice 11/2
  • "Captain Kirk does a Crapp on the iPhone: 'Shatoetry' for 'Shatisms'" The Register 11/2
  • "Bible Word Scramble special price cut November 3 and 4" prMac 11/2
  • "Bubblien Attack pops in for an invasion of the App Store" prMac 11/2
  • "The most explosive maze game ever" prMac 11/2
  • "Too Easy Game's Debut: Trap Mansion Releases Halloween 2012" prMac 11/2
  • "Budge Studios Launches Chuggington Traintastic Adventures App for iOS" prMac 11/2
  • "Groundbreaking iPad App Changes How Kids Learn History" prMac 11/2
  • "Augmented reality app Bionic-Eye a facial recognition reality" prMac 11/2
  • "Debt Snowball Pro 6.0 Released for iOS - Fast Track to Debt Freedom" prMac 11/2
  • "NextWord Released to App Store - Play Live in Public and Private Groups" prMac 11/2
  • "ABE (Amorphous Biological Entity): Guide Protean ABE in iPad Platformer" prMac 11/2
  • "Award Winning Word Wizard iOS Educational App goes 3.0" prMac 11/2
  • "Sleepy Dog Software Updates EvalueMate with iPad Interface" prMac 11/2
  • "Securely Wipe All Data With iShredder: Before You Get The New iPad mini" prMac 11/2
  • "PhotoPhrase - For Creative Photo Captioning" prMac 11/2
  • "One Dozen MacBook Pro 13-inch Retina Cases & Bags Unveiled by WaterField" prMac 11/2
  • "New Release Bad Puppy for iPhone and iPad by Tharle Games" prMac 11/2
  • "i.Business Magazine Issue #13: iPhone 5 & iPad Mini Business Solutions" prMac 11/2
  • "Gyro+ spins its way onto the App Store" prMac 11/2
  • "Group Email! Mail Client with Attachments - iOS Universal" prMac 11/2
  • "Gauntlet Galaxy Released for iOS/Android: Retro/Arcade Flight Game" prMac 11/2
Computer Industry
  • "It's beginning to look a lot like Apple" Melbourne Age 2:02 PM
  • "Microsoft posts Build 2012 session Videos for eager Windows 8, Windows Phone 8 coders" Engadget 7:04 AM
  • "Microsoft get its groove back with 'big data' embrace" WA Today 7:45 AM
  • "Is The Xbox Music Project Dead On Arrival?" Cloud Tweaks 7:45 AM
  • "Microsoft Cancels Packaged Windows 8 For Chinese Market" ChinaTechNews 7:46 AM
  • "Microsoft Surface Tablet Endorsed by Oprah Winfrey" 7:46 AM
  • "Microsoft explains WP 8 Lock, Home screen design decisions" Electronista 8:48 PM
  • "Two More Teardowns Look Inside Microsoft Surface and Amazon Kindle Fire HD" AllThingsD 3:09 PM
  • "Intel SSD 335 Series Introduces Industry-Leading 20-Nanometer NAND Flash Memory" Social Barrel 7:20 AM
  • "Intel to invest $5 million in Israeli Education" Jerusalem Post 3:09 PM
  • "AMD publishes details of Opteron 6300 processors" CPU World 7:40 AM
  • "Microsoft, Cisco And Intel Belong In Your DiVidend Stock Portfolio" Seeking Alpha 7:40 AM
  • "IBM Tackles Big Data to Deliver Advanced Power Grid" Utility Products 3:08 PM
  • "Dell Black Friday ad gets leaked early (Video)" Examiner 3:06 PM
  • "Google and Facebook claim 15pc of display ads" The Australian 7:40 AM
  • "Google Reportedly prepping 'credit card' of sorts" FOXNews 7:39 AM
  • "Google Wallet to be available as plastic card also" PC Tablet 7:39 AM
Finances (Click heading for current Apple Stock price.)
Apple News
  • "1 Area Apple Lags the Competition, and Why It Doesn't Matter" The Motley Fool 11/3
  • "Apple Closes Wild Week -- Are Reports of the iPad Mini's Death Premature?" The Motley Fool 11/2
  • "What happened to AAPL stock price?" 9 to 5 Mac 11/2
  • "Apple Tests Support After Head-And-Shoulders Tumble" Forbes 11/2
  • "Apple's Stock Below $580, What Is Next?" Forbes 11/2
  • "Apple (AAPL) Shares Cross Below 200 DMA" Forbes 11/2
  • "Take a Bite on Apple?" [Video Report] CNBC 11/2
  • "Apple Inc (AAPL): Today's Featured Computer Hardware Laggard" TheStreet 11/2
  • "Apple investors tepid on iPad mini launch: Bullish forecasts from analysts fail to lift stock as new tablet debuts" MarketWatch 11/2
  • "Why You Should Take Profits In Apple, Google And EBay If Obama Wins" Forbes 11/2
  • "Why Apple's Intrinsic Value Will Be $1000+ In 3 Years" Seeking Alpha 11/2
  • "Apple stock gives another negative signal" MarketWatch 11/2
Industry News
  • "Tech Stocks: Apple's losses highlight down day for tech stocks/Priceline, TripAdvisor are rare gainers after earnings reports" MarketWatch 11/2
  • "U.S. stocks fall sharply; election eyed: For the week, Dow index falls 0.1%, S&P 500 gains 0.2%" MarketWatch 11/2
  • "U.S. Stocks Fall as Optimism Fades After Jobs Report" Bloomberg 11/2
  • "Wall Street Under Pressure as Energy, Materials Stocks Sink" FOXBusiness 11/2
  • "Dow Suffers Triple-Digit Loss" TheStreet 11/2
  • "Stocks sink as investors look ahead to election" CNNMoney 11/2
  • "U.S. Stocks End Broadly Lower" [Paid Membership Required] 11/2
  • "Stocks headed for early jobs boost" CNNMoney 11/2
  • "U.S. data lift U.K. stocks; FTSE up 1.1% on week" MarketWatch 11/2
  • "Asia Markets: Tokyo, Hong Kong stocks pace gains in Asia" MarketWatch 11/2
  • "Hong Kong Shares Hit 15-Month High" [Paid Membership Required] 11/2
  • "Europe Markets: Europe stocks rise after U.S. labor report/Alcatel-Lucent shares slide on loss; Deutsche Telekom shares drop" MarketWatch 11/2
  • "Markets unmoved by upbeat US jobs data; euro hit by recession, Greece fears" Associated Press [Free Registration Required] 11/2
  • "Most active Nasdaq-traded stocks: Nasdaq's 10 most active stocks at the close of trading" Associated Press 11/2
  • "Final Glance: Computer companies/Computer companies shares down at the close of trading" Associated Press 11/2
  • "Midday Glance: Computer companies/Computer companies shares down at 1 p.m." Associated Press 11/2

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