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MacSurfer's Archive: Tuesday, November 6, 2012
 

 

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Wednesday Highlights: Micah Singleton at Daily Dot asks what the next big thing is given the latest iPad isn't it despite being best tablet on market; Apple Pay debuted on Tuesday and CNN cautions users to check bank accounts as some customers seeing double charges; PC Magazine looks at Apple Pay and the promise of cashless society, but warns it won't be secure and safe; Apple SVP, Eddy Cue, proven right that Apple has "lot of work to do" regarding Apple Pay; Apple said to launch rewards program for Apple Pay this holiday season; Tim Cook spending face-time with vice premiere of China over iCloud phishing attack; Quartz probes why the Mac sales record for Q4 2014 occurred, while Peter Cohen asks if momentum can be sustained; Apple opens service allowing companies to self-list on Apple Maps; Macworld reviews Photoshop Elements 13; Yosemite's Instant Hotspot feature reviewed at AppleInsider; iOS 8.1 has been jailbroken by the Pangu team in China, reports in our Hardware/Software section; Engadget review says new iMac Retina screen is worth the price of entry; Bare Feats shootout between 5K iMac and Quad-core Macs; iPad Air 2 reviews from John Gruber, New York Times, CNET, others in our Reviews section; Ars Technica reviews iOS 8.1.

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Apple/Macintosh
  • "The next Apple: If there were any doubts that Apple CEO Tim Cook was afraid to take the reins and remake the company if necessary, those should now be gone. As of last week, Apple ceased to be the House of Jobs and has become Cook's domain."  The Next Web 9:23 PM
  • "Exclusive - Amazon to win EU e-book pricing tussle with Apple/European Union regulators are to end an antitrust probe into e-book prices by accepting an offer by Apple and four publishers to ease price restrictions on Amazon, two sources said on Tuesday." Reuters 10:14 AM
  • "Apple, publishers cut e-book deal with EU regulators (report): Apple avoids an antitrust investigation in Europe by agreeing to a deal that enables Amazon to lower prices. Is Apple looking for a similar deal in the United States?" CNET News 10:15 AM
  • "Apple Ordered to Pay $368 Million in Patent Case Brought By VirnetX"  AllThingsD 8:42 PM
  • "Apple loses VirnetX patent trial, ordered to pay $368M" AppleInsider 8:42 PM
  • "Apple handed $368.2 million fine after losing E.Texas patent lawsuit against VirnetX" The Next Web 8:50 PM
  • "Apple loses $368.2 million lawsuit to patent holding company VirnetX in E. Texas court ruling" 9 to 5 Mac 8:41 PM
  • "Apple Said to Be Exploring Switch From Intel for Mac" ["The shift is part of Apple's push to make products thinner and smaller without sacrificing performance. It is aiming to move computing tasks that now require separate parts into the central chip, said one person, who said this has long been an interest of Mansfield's."]  Bloomberg 7:38 AM
  • "Will Apple Switch the Mac to ARM? Why the Rumors Do, and Don't, Ring True." AllThingsD 7:56 AM
  • "Apple VP Mansfield could be leading Intel to ARM switch" Electronista 7:59 AM
  • "Apple Says Samsung's Galaxy Note, Jelly Bean Infringe Patents" Bloomberg 3:42 PM
  • "IT industry readying for Federal Circuit fight over Judge Posner's FRAND ruling: Yesterday's dismissal of an Apple v. Motorola Mobility FRAND contract lawsuit in Wisconsin will be appealed, but a more important FRAND decision: Judge Posner's ruling on the critical issue of injunctive relief, dismissing Motorola's related claims: is already on appeal."  Foss Patents 7:54 AM
  • "Next Apple-Motorola U.S. trial scheduled for October 2013" Foss Patents 7:54 AM
  • "Apple's patent abuse lawsuit against Motorola has been dismissed"  Digital Trends 7:53 AM
  • "Apple Vs Motorola Mobility: U.S. Judge Dismisses Apple Patent Licensing Lawsuit" TechCrunch 8:11 AM
  • "Another Key Motorola vs. Apple Patent Trial Tossed Out By A Judge Frustrated With Apple's Games" Techdirt 8:31 AM
OS X
News
  • "Report: Internet Explorer 10 Is The Fastest Browser On Windows, Chrome 19 Wins On Mac" TechCrunch 8:43 PM
  • "Apple gearing up for major adjustments to the Mac: Recent developments suggest that the Mac OS may see some substantial changes in the next few years."  CNET 2:59 PM
  • "Mac OS 10.9 computers already appearing in our analytics logs" 9 to 5 Mac 10:22 AM
  • "Early Signs of OS X 10.9 Unsurprisingly Showing Up in Web Logs" MacRumors 2:15 PM
  • "Unannounced OS X 10.9 Begins Appearing on Internet" The Mac Observer 5:16 PM
  • "Rumorific: Apple Job Posting Pointing Towards iWork Document Editing In iCloud?" Apple Bitch 7:44 AM
Reviews/How-To/Tips
  • "Windows 8 vs OS X Mountain Lion: A Battle Of Features" AddictiveTips 10:55 AM
  • "Gaming with Steam on OS X Mountain Lion" Mactuts+ 7:48 AM
  • "Launching Applications Quickly & Spotlight Shortcuts" Amsys 8:25 AM
  • "The Scanner And OCR App You've Always Wanted On Your Mac Is Here" Mac 360 7:36 AM
  • "How To View iPhone And iPad Backup Files On Your Mac With iBackupCare" BohemianBoomer 7:37 AM
  • "The Set It And Forget It Online Backup Plan For The Mac That Makes More Sense" Mac 360 7:37 AM
  • "Create Invisible Files On Your Mac With The Free App ShowHiddenFiles" NoodleMac 7:35 AM
  • "Free: Yet Another Way To Create PDF's On Your Mac Without Adobe Acrobat" TeraTalks 7:38 AM
  • "Do You Want To Know Daily Tides And Currents Around The World? Mr. Tides Can Help" McSolo 7:37 AM
Press Releases
  • "Retrospect 10 Reduces Backup Time with Instant Scan Technology" TidBITS 5:18 PM
  • "6 Great Retina Wallpapers for iPad, iPhone, and Mac" OS X Daily 2:18 PM
  • "Flash Player 11.5, security; Opera 12.1 offers ML features" FairerPlatform 2:09 PM
  • "Out of beta: Opera's new desktop browser (12.10) with better extensions, SPDY support and more" The Next Web 11:59 AM
  • "Master Your Mac—New from No Starch Press: Tweak, Customize, and Secure OS X" O'Reilly 11:22 AM
  • "Papers is now officially part of Springer Science+Business media" Macs in Chemistry 7:37 AM
  • "Mac DVD Ripper Pro 4 brings batch processing, new UI" FairerPlatform 7:36 AM
  • "Free Wireless WiFi Site Survey Software for MAC OS X" NetSpot 7:36 AM
  • "Default Folder X 4.5: Smarter File Dialogs, Retina and 10.8.2 Support" prMac 7:29 AM
General Interest/Potpourri
  • "Pixar Names Building After Steve Jobs" Pixar Times 8:07 PM
  • "Pixar names its main studio building after Steve Jobs" 9 to 5 Mac 8:07 PM
  • "Apple Cedes Share in Tablet Market" WSJ.com [Paid Membership Required] 8:50 PM
  • "Apple's tablet market share drops to 50 per cent: Apple's share of the tablet market has fallen from two thirds to 50.4 per cent as rival Samsung experiences huge growth." Telegraph 7:53 AM
  • "It's Time to Ditch That Desktop/A new study from Gartner confirms the inevitable: more and more businesses will use smartphones and tablets." Inc. 4:00 PM
  • "Microsoft's Surface RT 'more profitable' than Apple's iPad" ZDNet 8:02 AM
  • "Microsoft Surface: More profit per tablet than Apple's iPad?" TechHive 3:59 PM
  • "Daily Report: Tech and Media Companies Resist Proposal to Strengthen Online Privacy Protections for Children/Apple, Facebook, Google, Microsoft and Twitter have all objected to portions of a federal effort to strengthen online privacy protections for children, Natasha Singer reports in The New York Times on Tuesday." New York Times [Free Registration Required] 10:15 AM
  • "Apple challenging credit card privacy law: Questioning a California law that limits the amount of personal information required before consumers can make a credit card purchase" Macworld UK 8:00 AM
  • "iPhone 5 Sold Out in India" WSJ Blogs 8:02 AM
  • "Is India getting Apple fever?" Fortune 10:17 AM
  • "Apple sells out of iPhone 5 stock during first 24 hours of India launch" iDownload Blog 12:03 PM
  • "iPhone 5 unlocked US prices placed on Apple website by accident" The Register 8:06 AM
  • "iOS and Android Running on Nikon and Canon DSLRs?" M.I.C. Gadget 7:47 AM
  • "Apple Kicks Book About Hippies Off The Danish iBookstore For Using Apples To Censor Genitals" Cult of Mac 7:53 AM
  • "Buying This iPhone 5 Knockoff Would Make You Feel Like A Secret Agent" M.I.C. Gadget 12:03 PM
Non-Apple News
  • "One Billion Smart Devices Sold in 2013?" PC Magazine 3:57 PM
  • "Opera 12.10 ships with Windows 8 touch support and SPDY" V3 12:10 PM
  • "Google's doodle tells users where to vote" CNET News 12:29 PM
  • "Yep, It's Coming: Google Wallet's Help Site Mentions The 'Google Wallet Card'" TechCrunch 11:55 AM
  • "Google+ Rolls Out New Features To Keep Its Community Safe, Including A More Granular Reporting Functionality" TechCrunch 11:55 AM
  • "Teen CEO launches storage startup; catches Facebook's eye" Network World 11:25 AM
  • "Researcher finds critical vulnerabilities in Sophos antivirus product" IDG News Service 10:52 AM
  • "OpenStack Fights Cloud Lock-In Worries: Jonathan Bryce, new OpenStack Foundation executive director, explains how the cloud project takes a democratic approach to win support for its open source work." InformationWeek 10:50 AM
  • "Patent firm Wi-LAN profit drops" The Canadian Press [Free Registration Required] 10:49 AM
  • "Verizon to shut down app store by January: Verizon will start removing the Verizon Apps application from Android and Research In Motion devices in January" IDG News Service 10:31 AM
  • "AT&T to Unveil Upgrade Plan to Improve Outlook of Rural Business" Bloomberg 10:24 AM
  • "AT&T To Launch $99 Nokia Lumia 920, $49 Lumia 820 On Nov. 9; HTC's 8X To Arrive 'Before Thanksgiving'" TechCrunch 11:55 AM
  • "Guitar Hero Creator Charles Huang Riffing on Android for Next Play" AllThingsD 9:43 AM
  • "AOL swings to Q3 profit amid ad-revenue growth" MarketWatch 9:43 AM
Hardware/Software
  • "iPad mini and iPad 4 sell like hot slates, Apple boasts" Crave @ CNET 11:06 AM
  • "16GB iPad mini sells out across Apple Retail Stores, limited 32GB, 64GB models available - iPad/iPhone - Macworld UK" Macworld UK 8:00 AM
  • "Apple Sets New Launch-Weekend Record With iPad Mini" Forbes 8:02 AM
  • "Apple already catches up with 4th gen iPad demand, now 'in stock'" 9 to 5 Mac 8:20 AM
  • "Apple's Challengers are out to topple their Supply Chain Mastery" Patently Apple 2:29 PM
  • "Apple's Lightning to Micro USB Adapter Comes to the U.S." Mashable 7:44 AM
  • "3D-Printed Adapter Rescues Threatened iPhone Dock" Wired 8:02 AM
  • "Apple unlikely to reach 30% growth in 2012 MacBook shipments, say Taiwan makers" DigiTimes 9:21 PM
  • "Low-end iPad Mini carries US$188 BOM, says IHS" DigiTimes 7:41 AM
  • "FIH assembling Apple iPhone 5, says paper" DigiTimes 7:41 AM
  • "The iPhone 5 Battery Saga Comes To An End" App Advice 8:59 AM
Granted Apple Patents
  • "Apple tech can illuminate 'invisible' touch controls, displays" AppleInsider 7:41 AM
  • "Apple Patents Vanishing Touch Interfaces, New Method For Targeted Computer Cooling" TechCrunch 7:58 AM
  • "Apple wins patent on illumination across devices" CNET News 10:15 AM
  • "Apple's 'ionic wind generator' may one day replace mechanical computer fans" AppleInsider 7:41 AM
  • "Apple Wins Patents for Crack Resistant Glass, Ionic Wind Generator, Microperforation illumination, iDevice Photo Management and Sound Sensor" Patently Apple 8:19 AM
  • "Apple Wins 29 Patents Today Covering the Original iPad Design Crediting the Late Steve Jobs, ODFM Technology & Much More" Patently Apple 8:19 AM
  • "Apple granted 29 patents, including for first iPad design" CNET News 10:15 AM
  • "Apple Wins Patent For Heads-Up Display For Manipulating Media" MacNews 9:32 AM
  • "Apple Working On Portable Electronic Device For Photo Management" MacNews 10:13 AM
  • "Apple Patent Is For Portable Computer Accounts" MacNews 10:13 AM
Price Trackers/Deals
  • "Clips For Mac Is Temporarily Available For Free (Normally $7.99)" Apple Sliced 8:49 AM
  • "Death Call For iPhone Is Free Right Now (Previously $0.99)" Apple Sliced 8:49 AM
  • "Lead Wars For iPhone and iPad Is Free Today (Was $2.99)" Apple Sliced 8:49 AM
  • "13" MacBook Pro Prices & Sales" MacPrices 7:36 AM
  • "15" MacBook Pro Prices & Sales" MacPrices 7:36 AM
  • "Mac mini Prices & Sales" MacPrices 7:36 AM

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Reviews/How-To/Tutorials/Tips
Reviews
  • "Review: iPad 4 has processing power to spare/Benchmarks show plenty of speed, but many apps don't yet take advantage." Ars Technica 8:25 AM
  • "Review: Surprise: the iPad Mini doubles as business tablet/The iPad Mini's small size doesn't hinder many apps, whereas the fourth-generation iPad adds little value" InfoWorld 8:00 AM
  • "Review: The skinny on the iPad mini—it's not the size that counts" Ars Technica 7:47 AM
  • "Apple iPad Mini Review" BGR 10:17 AM
  • "iPad Mini: Hands-On First Impressions/Apple's newest tablet boasts superior construction and easy portability, but you will find definite trade-offs with the iPad Mini." InformationWeek 8:30 AM
  • "Compete Report: Apple IPod Touch + IPad Mini: Folks, welcome to my secret shame. For the past several weeks, I've been using the new iPod touch, and for a lot less time, of course, the new iPad mini. Both products are demonstrably better than the competition—heck, the iPod almost has no competition—despite my long-time complaints about the underlying iOS software on each. There's no way to overstate this: The new iPod touch and iPad mini are just incredibly desirable tech devices. They're almost without peer." Paul Thurrott's SuperSite for Windows 8:50 AM
  • "Image Gallery: iPad Mini Hands-On" BYTE 5:19 PM
  • "iPad Mini Provides 'Capable,' But Not Fantastic Display" PC Magazine 2:15 PM
  • "iPad mini vs. BlackBerry Playbook hands-on" iMore 8:43 PM
  • "Battery life battle royale: Nexus vs. iPad" CNET Reviews 9:27 PM
  • "Apple iOS vs. Windows Phone 8 vs. Android 4.2 Jelly Bean: Who will win the smartphone war?" CNN 8:56 AM
  • "Slingbox 500 and Sling Player Review" 148Apps 2:59 PM
  • "Logitech Solar Keyboard Folio (for iPad)" PC Magazine 10:23 AM
  • "Speck CandyShell Case for iPhone 5: Smart & Colorful" The Mac Observer 5:15 PM
  • "Braven 650 review: Pricey but impressive pocket-size Bluetooth speaker" Macworld UK 7:54 AM
  • "Parrot Zik review: Parrot's latest is as slick, stylish – and expensive – as ever" Macworld UK 7:54 AM
iPad/iPhone/iPod touch Apps
  • "Put Your iDevice Clipboard To Work With CloudClipboard" App Advice 3:54 PM
  • "The one iOS app that you definitely want in a Hurricane" ZDNet 1:02 PM
  • "Not Hungry? Then You Haven't Used Panna for iPad – iPad App Review" PadGadget 2:15 PM
  • "Curiosity - What's Inside the Cube? Review" Touch Arcade 2:15 PM
  • "'Zombiewood' Review - Lights, Camera, Braaaaains!" Touch Arcade 12:00 PM
  • "'Heads Up! Hot Dogs' Review - Humorous Hot Dog Hijinks" Touch Arcade 7:21 PM
  • "Punch Quest Review" Mac|Life 12:00 PM
  • "FMFinder Review" 148Apps 3:00 PM
  • "8tracks Radio Review" 148Apps 10:23 AM
  • "Letris & Friends Review" 148Apps 10:20 AM
  • "Deep War Review" 148Apps 12:03 PM
  • "Nano Ninjas Review" 148Apps 3:41 PM
  • "Captain Cat Pocket Review" 148Apps 8:20 AM
How-To/Tutorial
  • "How to replace the vibrator assembly in an iPhone 4S" iMore 2:16 PM
  • "iPad 101: Clearing individual website cookies" TUAW 10:23 AM
  • "Animating a View over an Inclined Plane on iPhone: In this blog, we'll explore simple animation of a UIView. We'll draw an ellipse inside a square view to represent a ball, and animate the view as it travels down an incline. Let's see how it works!" The iPhone Developer Resource 7:48 AM
  • "How To Fake Call Log Entries On iPhone" Redmond Pie 2:15 PM
Tips
  • "Walter S. Mossberg answers readers' questions about technology/Q: I have a 32 GB iPad 1 and need more space. I was considering purchasing another tablet but would like to get 128 GB. Do you know of any tablets that offer that much capacity or if anyone is planning on coming out with one soon?" WSJ.com [Paid Membership Required] 8:50 PM
  • "Q&A: Photos from Camera to iPad" New York Times [Free/Paid Registration Required] 6:35 PM
  • "The Cord Cutter's Guide to Streaming Election Coverage" Wired 5:31 PM
  • "Reordering iOS Calendars Tips" iLounge 3:53 PM
Analysis/Commentary/Editorial/Opinion
  • "The iPad Mini Is Perfect For The Working World" Apple'n'Apps 8:50 PM
  • "Apple Argues to Add Android Jelly Bean, Samsung Galaxy Note to Lawsuit" The Mac Observer 7:34 PM
  • "Cassandra -Wednesday Review -The Week in Full Swing" eXtensions 6:28 PM
  • "Is This Crucial Market Slipping Out of Apple's Hands?" The Motley Fool 5:21 PM
  • "Well, It's Becoming Clear That Steve Jobs Was Flat-Out Wrong" Business Insider 1:02 PM
  • "Apple, Let Us Delete Apps for Good" TidBITS 1:02 PM
  • "Apple's corny designs easy to relate to" Slate 11:59 AM
  • "Why the Apple vs Android Comparison Is A Piece of Nonsense" Forbes 10:48 AM
  • "The Apple Beat: 10 years ago a very different iMac was launched" Canadian Reviewer 10:30 AM
  • "Why Apple's Tim Cook Was Only Half-Right in His Recent Executive Firings" Forbes 10:21 AM
  • "iPad mini: What will you use yours for?" Forbes 12:02 PM
  • "The IPad Mini And Autos --A Match Made In Heaven?" MacNews 8:57 AM
  • "Why you can't vote with your iPhone: There may be an app for it, but there isn't an appetite" The Ticket 8:56 AM
  • "The iPhone 5 Does Nothing To End Apple's 'Conspiracy' With The Carriers"  Forbes 8:55 AM
  • "Rumor: ARM-Based Apple Macs 'Inevitable' But Far Off" PC Magazine 2:36 PM
  • "Yes, ARM-powered Apple Macs are inevitable" TG Daily 2:17 PM
  • "Mac Expected to Switch to iOS Hardware Architecture Soon(-ish)" PadGadget 10:22 AM
  • "Apple Reportedly Ditching Intel for ARM Chips in Future MacBooks" LAPTOP Magazine 10:20 AM
  • "Apple Could Move 'Intel Outside'" TheStreet 10:16 AM
  • "Apple dumps Intel for ARM in future Macs? Or is this the iPad Pro?"  Computerworld 9:31 AM
  • "Windsor: Apple a Long Way Away From Intel Switch" [Video Report] Bloomberg 8:10 AM
  • "Will Apple's silicon be good enough for a Mac? The company's silicon gets better every year. But will it be fast enough for a Mac, and can it muscle out Intel?" CNET News 8:06 AM
  • "Apple's SoSuMi code on Samsung statement isn't aimed at UK legal system, this time" Macworld UK 8:00 AM
  • "Putting Apple's 'iPad Mini' Launch Weekend In Perspective – [Stats] RazorianFly 7:58 AM
  • "Apple Bloggers Love The iPad Mini So Much They're Calling It 'The Real iPad'" Business Insider 7:57 AM
  • "Eddy Cue Takes Charge Of Siri Development (And For Good Reason) – [Video] RazorianFly 7:47 AM
  • "Why Apple Should Let Google's Maps App For iPhone And iPad Into The App Store" PixoBebo 7:37 AM
  • "What Does Apple Gain By Dumping Intel CPUs And Designing Their Own Chips For The Mac?" Mac 360 7:37 AM
  • "Rumor: Apple Looking To Ditch Intel For ARM Processors On The MacBook" AppleBitch 7:37 AM
Non-Apple
  • "Video game gift guide: Making the right play" USA Today 12:09 PM
  • "How Big Data Will Separate Haves From Have-Nots" CIO 11:25 AM
  • "The baddest botnets of 2012: According to security firm Kindsight, these are the Top Ten Worst Botnets this year" [Slideshow] Network World 10:52 AM
  • "Advanced authentication can't cure all security ills: Learn the basics of authentication before you invest in fancy biometric solutions or elaborate two-factor schemes" InfoWorld 10:51 AM
  • "Did Qualcomm Solve the Problem?" Forbes 10:46 AM
  • "Why you can't vote online yet" CNNMoney 10:29 AM
  • "Silicon Valley's new show: A reality check" CNET News 10:09 AM
  • "Gartner: 1.2 Billion Smartphones, Tablets To Be Bought Worldwide In 2013; 821 Million This Year: 70% Of Total Device Sales" TechCrunch 11:56 AM
  • "Can Infosys Overcome Weak Services Demand?" TheStreet 9:32 AM
  • "10 Things I Prefer to do on Sufrace versus my iPad" Tech.pinions 11:58 AM
  • "Microsoft Is Turning Kinect Into a Narc" Gizmodo 10:31 AM
  • "Microsoft Will 'Die And Disappear' In Next Few Years: Futurist" Minyanville 10:31 AM
  • "A 7-inch Xbox Surface? Yes, this makes a ton of sense" GeekWire 12:03 PM
  • "Xbox Surface: Microsoft's 7-inch gaming tablet/Microsoft's secret project for a mini Xbox" The Verge 10:18 AM
  • "In Shift To Apple-Like Business Model, Microsoft Is Off To A Great Start" BGR 8:34 AM
  • "Review: Google's Nexus 10 is the Android tablet we've always wanted—almost" TechHive 7:48 AM
Humor/Cartoons
  • "It's an epic Surface vs. iPad smackdown in this parody ad/Remember how the iPad plays the piano in the iPad Mini ad? Well, here's a version where the Surface comes and attacks it, in so many ways. Warning: There's a severed hand. (Robotic, but still.)" CNET News 9:27 PM
  • "Jimmy Kimmel spoofs Apple's Ipad Mini" The Inquirer 8:06 AM
Press Releases/Products/Public Relations
  • "Amazon, Microsoft bring new titles to iOS: Air Patriot for mobile, SmartGlass for Xbox on iOS" MacNN 9:22 PM
  • "Xbox SmartGlass for iOS hits the App Store" TUAW 8:51 PM
  • "'Xbox Smartglass' Arrives on iOS as Update to 'My Xbox Live' App" Touch Arcade 6:47 PM
  • "Practical grammar book appified for iOS" iTWire 6:24 PM
  • "New iPad mini or iPod touch? Download these free apps first - iPhone app article - Brad Spirrison | Appolicious ™ iPhone and iPad App Directory" Appolicious 3:01 PM
  • "Apps for Democracy-Loving Voters" Gizmodo 2:59 PM
  • "Introducing the Flipside™ STRATA™ Wallet: The World's Most Secure Minimalist Wallet" Run Around Tech 2:59 PM
  • "Elecom offers a big portable keyboard for a big price" TUAW 2:59 PM
  • "Spotify app finally receives update for iPhone 5" iDownload Blog 2:20 PM
  • "I'm hiring a personal iOS prototyper" 37signals 2:19 PM
  • "With This Gadget, iPhone Is for the Birds - Lauren Goode - Product News - AllThingsD" AllThingsD 2:19 PM
  • "AppAlchemy reveals the magic of iOS photo apps" ZDNet 1:02 PM
  • "Simply Write, A Fast, Barebones Handwriting App For iPad" Cult of Mac 12:03 PM
  • "When an App Is an Essay Is an App: Tapestry by Betaworks" AllThingsD 12:00 PM
  • "IK Multimedia Releases iGrand Piano for iPhone & iPod touch" Run Around Tech 12:00 PM
  • "Nifty microSD MiniDrives For MacBooks" MacPrices 11:58 AM
  • "Gadget makers produce a grab bag of iPhone cases and other accessories: Put your iPhone in its place" Detroit Free Press 10:41 AM
  • "iPad mini case" Uniea 10:41 AM
  • "All of your election day Apps right here..." 9 to 5 Mac 10:30 AM
  • "10 Stylish Stands For Your iPhone" Mashable 10:22 AM
  • "Stop Using Your iPhone 5 Naked: A Few of Our Favourite Cases" iPhoneinCanada 8:50 AM
  • "Wooden iPad Station Makes an Apple 1Pad" Technabob 8:26 AM
  • "Peter Molyneux's Curiosity Cube is out for Apple IOS" The Inquirer 8:06 AM
  • "Facebook for iOS 5.1 tweaks messaging, adds gifts" FairerPlatform 8:19 AM
  • "Facebook app for iOS updated with photo filters, batch image uploads" The Verge 8:01 AM
  • "Google Voice Search For iPhone Goes Head-To-Head With Apple's Siri [Video] Redmond Pie 7:59 AM
  • "Afterglow – A Simple (But Powerful) Photo Editor For iPhone" RazorianFly 7:58 AM
  • "Readability Update Brings A New Look To Curated Reading Lists On iPad" Cult of Mac 7:58 AM
  • "The HiLO Lens: an angled camera lens for your iPhone" iDownload Blog 7:54 AM
  • "Belkin announces Lighting connector accessories" AppleTell 7:54 AM
  • "Five Awesome iPad Games You've Probably Never Heard Of" PadGadget 7:53 AM
  • "Curiosity lands at the App Store, in the massively multiplayer cube-chipping category" Engadget 7:44 AM
  • "Is Up? a new App for iPhone" prMac 2:17 PM
  • "Jift - Jump and shift between Google+ and Facebook" prMac 7:30 AM
  • "Ultimate Downloader Pro - Downloading Made Simple for iPhone and iPad" prMac 7:30 AM
  • "Charm Tale Quest for iOS: A Captivating Race to Collect Precious Stones" prMac 7:30 AM
  • "Writing Notes is Easier Than Ever on iPad with Simply Write" prMac 7:30 AM
  • "Sooty, Britain's most beloved bear, makes first ever app appearance" prMac 7:30 AM
  • "ScaleMaster HD 3.0 Released" prMac 7:30 AM
  • "Powerful and Beautiful QR Code Scanner" prMac 7:30 AM
  • "New iOS game turns the presidential election into a trivia game" prMac 7:30 AM
  • "Karate Bear Game to Be The Fastest App Killer from iOS Multitasking Bar" prMac 7:30 AM
  • "Impossi-Four iPhone App, the most challenging game yet" prMac 7:30 AM
  • "Feeling stressed out? Get Magic Relax" prMac 7:30 AM
  • "Battle Your Way to Shoot All Opponents with Tiny Tank Combat" prMac 7:29 AM
  • "7 Unique Reasons to Play Hoops! Free Arcade Basketball" prMac 7:29 AM
Computer Industry
  • "Steve Ballmer at the crossroads: The Microsoft of the late 1990s wouldn't recognize the Microsoft of 2012 -- for the better. But for every Kinect, there is a Zune." Fortune 10:03 AM
  • "Steve Ballmer: Big data's a big need for Microsoft – and Israel can help" ZDNet 12:17 PM
  • "Microsoft Will 'Die and Disappear' in Next Few Years: Futurist" Minyanville 10:02 AM
  • "The strategy Microsoft must pursue to recover from Windows 8" InfoWorld 10:51 AM
  • "Xbox Surface: Microsoft's 7-inch gaming tablet/Microsoft's secret project for a mini Xbox" The Verge 12:04 PM
  • "Microsoft Is Working On Its Own Smaller Tablet — A 7-Inch Xbox Surface" Business Insider 10:01 AM
  • "New report throws fuel on Microsoft Xbox Surface rumors" ZDNet 12:17 PM
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  • "Microsoft job posting hints at 'new Cloud-based TV platform'" CNET News 10:08 AM
  • "Windows 8 Security Improvements Carry Caveats: Many new Windows 8 security features were previously available standalone, or require businesses to buy in to Microsoft's server and cloud vision." InformationWeek 10:14 AM
  • "Windows Phone 8 has a secret feature which may activate at any time: Microsoft has embedded software from Devicescape into Windows Phone 8, allowing smartmobes to automatically leech off 11 million free Wi-Fi hotspots." The Register 12:08 PM
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  • "International Business Machines Stock To Go Ex-dividend Tomorrow" TheStreet 9:57 AM
  • "Lenovo's new enterprise division unveils first server" ZDNet 12:17 PM
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  • "HP's Meg Whitman tops list of female CEOs ranked by web presence" VentureBeat 6:16 PM
  • "HP polishes testing tools for hybrid and mobile apps" V3 12:10 PM
  • "U.S. panel labels China largest cyberspace threat, report says" CNET News 10:10 AM
  • "Mobile networks almost back to pre-Hurricane Sandy reliability" IDG News Service 11:23 AM
  • "Chip sales on pace to decline 5% in 2012" EE Times 10:35 AM
  • "IT jobs on the other side of the cloud: As companies turn increasingly toward the cloud, corporate IT staffers wonder if the grass is greener working for a service provider." Computerworld 10:31 AM
  • "IT employment will finish year in the black: Tech manufacturing employment experiencing little growth, however" Computerworld 10:31 AM
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  • "Imagination, supplier of Apple chip tech, to buy MIPS" CNET News 9:27 PM
  • "Why Is Apple's Stock Missing The Election Day Rally?" Forbes 2:59 PM
  • "Apple's got the flu: The Cody Word: MarketWatch" MarketWatch 1:03 PM
  • "2013 Prediction: Apple and Facebook Will Fly, Intel Will Die" TheStreet 10:16 AM
  • "Apple's 'Michael Jordan' Days May Be Over: Pro" CNBC 7:54 AM
  • "Romney Win Would Spark Trade War, Tank Apple, GM And Ford" Forbes 10:31 AM
Industry News
  • "Asia Markets: Asia off highs as U.S. election results trickle out/Asia stocks mostly gained on Wednesday, but were off early highs, as results from the U.S. presidential election started to trickle out." MarketWatch 7:37 PM
  • "Tech Stocks: Tech stocks follow pace higher set by AOL" MarketWatch 4:01 PM
  • "U.S. stocks rally as election nears end: Belief that economy continues to improve supporting equities" MarketWatch 4:01 PM
  • "Stocks Deliver Election Day Rally" TheStreet 4:01 PM
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  • "Stocks close higher on Election Day" CNNMoney 4:01 PM
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  • "Stocks: All eyes on the election" CNNMoney 9:29 AM
  • "Asia Markets: Asia stocks diverge ahead of U.S. election" MarketWatch 9:37 AM
  • "Europe Markets: Europe stocks rise with all eyes on U.S. election" MarketWatch 9:38 AM
  • "Markets make gains as Americans vote; opinion polls point to narrow Obama win: LONDON — Global markets pushed higher Tuesday as the U.S. general election got under way, with the latest opinion polls pointing to a narrow victory for President Barack Obama." Associated Press [Free Registration Required] 12:20 PM
  • "Most active Nasdaq-traded stocks: Nasdaq's 10 most active stocks at the close of trading" Associated Press 7:37 PM
  • "Midday Glance: Computer companies/Computer companies shares up at 1 p.m." Associated Press 2:18 PM
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