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MacSurfer's Archive: Friday, November 16, 2012
 

 

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Tuesday Highlights: As the world ponders what the next big thing from Apple might be, it could be staring us in the face on the next iPhone, the sapphire glass; EU approves Apple's purchase of Beats; Market Realist examines the App Store, Apple's continual growth engine; CNNMoney's Contessa Gayles looks at Apple's purchases of BookLamp and Swell as the company seeks to enhance their radio service; Macworld reviews Folder Tidy for OS X, which provides custom rules for cleaning up folder chaos on your Mac; Spotify fans head over to Tuts+ for a how-to on getting most out of the streaming service; remember Quicken for OS X?; Jonny Evans covers the 9 industries that are using iBeacon; warning on Instagram for iOS when used on public WiFi, can expose you to hacking risk; AppleCare+ service expanding to Mexico and Sweden; Apple updates the MacBook Pro lineup (Retina models) with faster processors, double memory, lower pricing, more in our Hardware/Software section where we've posted some of Apple's 33 granted patents, including a smart navigation routing service; and the latest iPhone 6 housing is shown in video; word from Asia that iWatch delayed, glum outlook.

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Apple/Macintosh
  • "Apple, Google Consider Arbitration Over Standard Patents" ["The companies have been exchanging proposals on using binding arbitration to reach a licensing agreement over patents that are essential to comply with industry standards on how phones operate. Such an agreement could lead to a global settlement of all of their patent disputes, Apple said in a filing yesterday."]  Bloomberg 2:30 PM
  • "Samsung goes after HTC deal to undercut Apple-filing"  Reuters 4:45 PM
  • "Samsung wants details of Apple's settlement with HTC: In a filing this afternoon, Samsung notes that it plans to file a request with the court for Apple to provide a copy of its patent license agreement with HTC." CNET News 4:46 PM
  • "Judge accepts $22.5 million Google fine in Safari privacy case" IDG News Service 3:21 PM
  • "U.S. Judge Allows Samsung to Add iPhone 5 in Lawsuit: The patent dispute between Samsung Electronics Co. and Apple Inc. escalated after a U.S. judge on Thursday granted both companies permission to add new products to their lawsuits claiming infringement, including the iPhone 5 and the Galaxy Note 10.1."  WSJ.com [Paid Membership Required] 9:33 AM
  • "Apple, Samsung Allowed to Add Products to Patent Lawsuit" Bloomberg 9:45 AM
  • "Apple, Samsung allowed to add products in US patent lawsuit"  Reuters 7:37 AM
  • "Apple and Samsung add iPhone 5, Note, S3 to brewing law-storm" The Register 7:53 AM
  • "iPhone 5, Galaxy S III Added to Samsung, Apple Patent Case" PC Magazine 2:36 PM
  • "Samsung, Apple allowed to add products including iPhone 5 in patent lawsuit: The judge raised the possibility that Apple's latest tablets could be included if Samsung requests it" IDG News Service 7:56 AM
  • "Court Adds iPhone 5, Galaxy Note 10.1 And Galaxy S III To Patent Lawsuit, Signals iPad Mini Could Be Added, Too" TechCrunch 8:24 AM
  • "A Fresh Season of Apple Television Rumors" AllThingsD 7:49 AM
  • "2012 Businessperson of the Year: 2. Tim Cook" Fortune 4:59 PM
  • "Apple's iPad shipments for China nearly double, after trademark dispute: Apple iPad shipments for the third quarter reached 2.07 million units"  IDG News Service 7:49 AM
  • "Apple and Google disagree on key parameters of potential FRAND arbitration, including scope"  Foss Patents 8:34 AM
  • "Steve Jobs, the $60 Light Bulb, and the Future of Technology"  Forbes 8:01 AM
  • "Tax office takes $28.5m bite out of Apple" ["Apple's Australian arm reaped $4.9 billion in revenue last year through the sale of its computers, iPads and iPhones. The bill takes its total tax tab for the year ending September 24, 2011, to $94.7 million."] Sydney Morning Herald 11:23 AM
  • "Apple hardware chief sells off $10.7M in stock: Apple's senior vice president of hardware engineering Dan Riccio let go of a little more than $10.7 million in stock this week." CNET News 7:05 PM
OS X
News
  • "Apple to seed beta version of OS X 10.8.3 after Thanksgiving weekend" AppleInsider 9:29 PM
  • "Apple returns 'start page' to Safari in time for holidays" MacNN 8:23 AM
  • "Apple notifies iMessages beta users that service will end on Dec. 14" AppleInsider 5:27 PM
AppleCare/Troubleshooting
  • "Q&A: MacFixIt Answers/This week readers e-mailed in questions about hiding the OS X menu bar, erasing hard drives, and creative uses of technology." MacFixIt 8:05 PM
Reviews/How-To/Tips
  • "Adobe Edge Animate 1.0 review: Graphics-led tool for creating HTML animation for web, devices and digital publishing" Macworld UK 8:34 AM
  • "Audiofile Engineering Triumph 2 audio editor (review)" IT.Enquirer 7:35 AM
  • "ScreenFlow 4 review: Capture videos of your desktop and edit them in style" Macworld UK 2:39 PM
  • "Ask the Tunes Guy: iTunes Store authorization, library splitting, and more" Macworld 9:27 AM
  • "How to Run Firefox OS Simulator" OS X Daily 5:00 PM
  • "Finding Your Way Around Calendar's Hidden Features" Mactuts+ 8:36 AM
  • "MacMost Now 788: Pixelmator Layers and Masks" MacMost 7:39 AM
  • "Use Back to My Mac to manage remote server" Mac OS X Hints 9:48 AM
  • "Try The Free Mac App That Counts Calories And Increases Your Blood Pressure" TeraTalks 7:35 AM
  • "Protect Your Mac From Malware And Viruses With A Free Virus Scanner App" Mac 360 7:36 AM
  • "How Fast Is A Mac's Disk Storage? Find Out With A Free BlackMagic App" BohemianBoomer 7:36 AM
  • "Try The New Way To Monitor And Protect Your Home Or Office With A Free Video Security App" Mac 360 7:36 AM
  • "Use An App With Face And Sound Recognition To Keep Your Mac Awake (or sleep)" NoodleMac 7:36 AM
  • "The Mac's Most Popular 'Memory Clean' App Optimizes RAM And It's Free" Mac 360 7:36 AM
Op/Ed
Press Releases
  • "Snapz Pro X 2.5 Finally Makes Nice with Mountain Lion" TidBITS 5:14 PM
  • "Geekbench 2.4 adds Nexus 10, iPad 4; boosts Win8 support" FairerPlatform 8:18 AM
  • "Ambrosia Software Releases Snapz Pro X 2.5.0" prMac 8:04 AM
  • "SintraWorks releases PDF Nomad 1.5 for Mac OS X - PDF Editor" prMac 8:03 AM
General Interest/Potpourri
  • "Apple acquires over 1000 patents from Nortel auction" iDownload Blog 7:50 AM
  • "Aaron Sorkin's Steve Jobs film will be a play in three scenes" Fortune 7:40 AM
  • "Steve Jobs movie to consist of scenes before Apple product launches" Digital Trends 9:56 AM
  • "A step closer to Mario in the App Store? Nintendo-owned firm launches first iOS title (in Japan)" The Next Web 8:07 AM
  • "Google Preps Maps App for Apple iPhones" WSJ.com [Paid Membership Required] 9:34 AM
  • "Google Maps Coming to the iPhone [Report] Mashable 8:17 AM
  • "Google 'tests new iPhone maps app'" Telegraph 8:29 AM
  • "Google readies native iOS Maps app" TG Daily 8:23 AM
  • "Google fine-tuning iOS mapping app for Apple submission" The Register 7:34 PM
  • "Google Maps App Now Being Navigated To iOS Devices" AppleBitch 8:03 AM
  • "Google Maps for the Iphone is nearing release" The Inquirer 7:57 AM
  • "Woz: Microsoft might be more creative than Apple" CNET News 7:54 AM
  • "25 charged in China for smuggling iPhones" ZDNet 8:51 AM
  • "Apple removes book from iTunes bookstore due to racy cover?" Digital Trends 8:54 PM
  • "iPhone Podcast Bug Sucks Bucks From This American LifeWired Magazine 7:52 AM
  • "iOS dictionary app maker working on new way to shame pirates" Ars Technica 11:21 AM
  • "This Chinese Apple TV Knockoff Will Give You AirPlay Streaming For Just $64" Redmond Pie 5:27 PM
  • "The unexplored history of translucent Apple design" Macworld 7:50 AM
  • "Jony Ive's Design Video for the Twentieth Anniversary Mac" MacRumors 2:38 PM
  • "Foxconn purchases land in Brazil" DigiTimes 8:17 AM
Non-Apple News
  • "Samba 4 now planned for release on Dec 11" ZDNet 11:56 AM
  • "Eugene Kaspersky: There's 'no neutral' on his secure industrial OS concept" ZDNet 11:55 AM
  • "SAP shines at Sapphire as bold leadership changes pay off" V3 11:48 AM
  • "Samsung touts advanced storage for slim smartphones and tablets" TG Daily 11:39 AM
  • "Tech Museum Awards celebrates innovators for the poor" Silicon Valley 11:09 AM
  • "Sony launches peer-to-peer, cloudless Android photo sharing app" Techworld 11:38 AM
  • "Sony confesses: we can't beat iPhone... yet" The Register 11:44 AM
  • "Sony sells 70 million PlayStation 3 consoles over six rollercoaster years: The PS3 has survived delays, deep losses, software bugs, and a major hack to become a hit product for Sony" IDG News Service 11:06 AM
  • "11.6-inch becomes niche-market size for notebooks, say Taiwan makers" DigiTimes 10:37 AM
  • "AT&T's LTE service expands to 103 cities, ahead of schedule" Computerworld 10:24 AM
  • "Scientists print out 'walking' biological machines" TG Daily 11:39 AM
  • "Misfit Shine: A Fitness Gadget Backed by Former Apple CEO Aims to be Different" ABCNews 10:12 AM
  • "Google Turns Vacuum Cleaner Into Book Scanner" Wired Magazine 11:53 AM
  • "Google Reveals Mysterious Niantic Project: Get ready for Ingress, a multiplayer, augmented reality game from Google's Niantic Labs." InformationWeek 10:08 AM
  • "Wordpress to accept Bitcoin without confirmations" The Register 11:46 AM
  • "Behold the $30,000 high-tech Scrabble board" CNET News 10:04 AM
  • "'Call of Duty' Game Rings Up $500 Million in Retail Sales" Bloomberg 10:16 AM
  • "Audio: Fugitive John McAfee on His Fifth Day in Hiding" Wired 11:52 AM
  • "Girls, guns and yoga: John McAfee's odd life in 'pirate haven'" Reuters 9:55 AM
  • "Twitter Adds Ability to Email Tweets From the Web" PC Magazine 11:03 AM
  • "Wii U to ship incomplete, missing Nintendo TVii service and more" CNET Reviews 12:12 PM
  • "Nintendo Faces Wii U Shortage After Debut in U.S. This Weekend" Bloomberg 10:16 AM
  • "Nintendo launches Wii U in uncertain market: Analysts expect strong initial sales, but more skeptical long term" MarketWatch 9:39 AM
  • "Sony to take aim at iPhone, Galaxy S3 in upcoming 'flagship' handset" CNET News 11:38 AM
  • "Sony Mobile Chief Acknowledges Its Smartphones Suck, Promises An iPhone, Galaxy S III Competitor Soon" TechCrunch 8:24 AM
Publications/Podcasts
  • "Origin Stories: Tekserve" TUAW 2:39 PM
  • "Gene Steinberg meets AppleInsider's Daniel Eran Dilger, Mac|Life's Adrian Hoppel, and Micromat's Jeff Baudin this week on The Tech Night Owl LIVE!" The Tech Night Owl LIVE 1:11 PM
  • "The Opinion Cast: PCs are Losing and Android is Winning?" Tech.pinions 11:09 AM
Hardware/Software
  • "LTE iPad Mini on sale in carrier stores tomorrow: Sprint says that it will begin selling the LTE version of Apple's smaller tablet online and in stores." CNET News 7:54 AM
  • "Sprint Says It Will Have LTE-Equipped iPad Minis, 4th-Gen iPads in Stores on Friday" AllThingsD 7:57 AM
  • "Sprint to begin selling Apple's LTE iPad mini and iPad from retail stores on Friday" The Next Web 8:08 AM
  • "Apple's iPad Mini With LTE Hits Sprint And At&T Retail Today, And Likely Other Stores, Too" TechCrunch 8:24 AM
  • "Sprint, AT&T selling iPad mini with fast LTE cellular service" Los Angeles Times [Paid Membership Required] 10:55 AM
  • "LTE-equipped iPad Mini, fourth-gen iPad now in stores" CNET News 11:39 AM
  • "Brits kept waiting as iPad Mini LTE arrives Stateside" The Register 7:49 AM
  • "Apple Now Owns the Page Turn" New York Times [Free/Paid Registration Required] 2:31 PM
  • "Maximize Mac Performance, Fusion Drive Hack, New iMac Delay?, and More Mac News" Low End Mac 8:43 AM
  • "MacBook Air Tops Ultrabooks, SSD in MacBook Pro, Firmware Updates, and More 'Book News" Low End Mac 10:44 AM
Price Trackers/Deals
  • "Tiny Racing For iPhone and iPad Is Temporarily Available For Free (Normally $0.99)" Apple Sliced 9:29 AM
  • "THE CODE -Room Escape For Mac Is Free Right Now (Previously $1.99)" Apple Sliced 9:29 AM
  • "Zepi HD For iPad Is Free Today (Was $0.99)" Apple Sliced 9:29 AM
  • "15" MacBook Pro Prices & Sales" MacPrices 8:03 AM
  • "13" MacBook Pro Prices & Sales" MacPrices 8:03 AM
  • "MacBook Air Prices & Sales" MacPrices 8:03 AM
  • "Apple MacBook Pro Buyer's Guide -15 Inch Models -Prices From $850 to $3,049" MacReviewZone 6:03 PM
  • "Apple MacBook Air Buyer's Guide -Prices $688 To $1,599 -Prices, Reviews And Information" MacReviewZone 5:24 PM
  • "Top Black Friday apps for iOS: Get the best deals on Black Friday with this collection of iOS apps that are perfect for braving the biggest shopping day of the year." CNET Reviews 6:07 PM
  • "Stormfront celebrates the opening of its 20th store by offering 10% off Macs" Macworld UK 8:26 AM
  • "Stop. Don't buy an Apple product until next Friday's Black Friday sale" Macworld UK 8:26 AM
  • "These Are The Deals You Can Expect From Apple Next Black Friday [Buying Guide] Cult of Mac 2:35 PM
  • "Apple refurbs: iPod touch from $129, MBP from $1019" MacNN 2:35 PM
  • "One day Amazon SD Card and USB3 sale, prices from $28 for 64GB" 9 to 5 Mac 8:05 AM
  • "Adobe Black Friday: Save on Photoshop Elements, Acrobat, Lightroom" FairerPlatform 8:18 AM
  • "Black Friday iPad: Get an iPad 2 + $75 gift card" FairerPlatform 8:18 AM
  • "iHome Black Friday Deals: iP97 for 40% off, iA90 also 40% off" FairerPlatform 8:19 AM

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Reviews/How-To/Tutorials/Tips
Reviews
  • "iPad Mini: All big tablets, please go home (review)" ["The verdict: The best iPad experience yet"] VentureBeat 8:27 AM
  • "iPad mini with LTE: First impressions (hands-on)" ZDNet 8:50 AM
  • "Display shootout: Microsoft Surface RT vs. iPads vs. Android Tablets" ZDNet 8:52 AM
  • "Question: Is a 2012 Mac mini Quad-Core just as fast as a 2012 iMac Quad-Core when running Pro Apps?" Bare Feats 9:55 AM
  • "Review: Epson Expression Premium XP-800 Small-in-One Printer" PCWorld 8:53 PM
  • "Review: Brother Business Smart MFC-J4510DW printer" PCWorld 8:04 PM
  • "Braeburn Acoustic Dock For iPhone 5 [Review] Cult of Mac 2:35 PM
  • "Men, Take A Holiday Hint And Buy Your Lady The Knomo iPhone Bag [Review] Cult of Mac 2:35 PM
  • "Review: Matias Quiet Pro keyboard offers old-school keys without the noise" Macworld 8:29 AM
iPad/iPhone/iPod touch Apps
  • "Day One 1.9 Review (for iPhone and iPad)" iSource 2:39 PM
  • "Social Mag Flipboard Takes Readers on an iBookstore Tour" MacNewsWorld 8:36 AM
  • "Blux Camera Brings Its Smart Photo Effects To The iPad" AddictiveTips 11:23 AM
  • "4 Ways The The iPhone's Camera Can Be The Best Camera In Your Pocket" Mac 360 7:36 AM
  • "Photography Assignment Generator Has The Brains But Not The Looks [Review] Cult of Mac 2:35 PM
  • "Games for the weekend: Deer Hunter ReloadedGigaOM 2:31 PM
  • "Yoga Studio Review" Mac|Life 9:21 AM
  • "Need for Speed: Most Wanted Review" Mac|Life 8:33 AM
  • "Sid Meier's Railroads review: A blast from the past with this revamp of an old classic" Macworld UK 8:33 AM
  • "The Witcher 2: Assassins Of Kings review/One of the great RPG games arrives on the Mac at last" Macworld UK 8:33 AM
  • "'Angry Birds Star Wars' Review - The Force Is Strong With... You Know The Rest" Touch Arcade 5:27 PM
  • "Atomic Frogs Review" 148Apps 9:26 AM
  • "Zombies. Review" 148Apps 2:57 PM
  • "Sleepwalker's Journey Review" 148Apps 8:33 AM
  • "Verticus Review" 148Apps 2:38 PM
Tips
  • "Re-Enable Password Check in iOS 6 To Avoid Nasty In-App Purchase Surprises [iOS Tips] Cult of Mac 2:36 PM
  • "4G iPad Mini: Which Carrier Has the Best Deal?" Gizmodo 2:36 PM
  • "6 tips for getting more from your Apple TV" Macworld 7:49 AM
  • "Black Friday Buyer's Guide: The iPad Mini" All Voices 7:34 AM
  • "My 2012 Holiday Gadget Gift Guide iPad App" Best App Site 7:32 AM
Analysis/Commentary/Editorial/Opinion
  • "Why Apple Can't Deny Google Maps On iPhone: When Google submits its rewritten Google Maps app for iOS, Apple can't block it." InformationWeek 6:07 PM
  • "Samsung requests Apple and HTC settlement details" SlashGear 7:34 PM
  • "Samsung to judge: we want to see the HTC deal" VentureBeat 4:54 PM
  • "Apple, Microsoft Executive Shakeups Show They Don't Want Another Steve Jobs" DailyTech 3:18 PM
  • "Dead Steve Jobs was dead wrong on Flash, bellows ColdFusion man: Zuckerberg may be alive but he too is wrong on HTML5" The Register 2:27 PM
  • "Karateka: Why a Hollywood scribe ditched the movies for mobile games" Red Bull UK 1:13 PM
  • "Opinion: Did People Really 'Overbelieve' In Apple?" App Advice 10:44 AM
  • "What happened to Apple?" Examiner 9:57 AM
  • "The Macalope Daily: Full of Winotaur" Macworld [Insider Content] 9:48 AM
  • "iPads in the classroom reinvigorate teachers" TUAW 9:47 AM
  • "Judge Limits Android Jelly Bean in Apple, Samsung Patent Case" The Mac Observer 9:21 AM
  • "The Future Looks Bright For IOS Passbook" MacNews 8:53 AM
  • "Sony confesses: we can't beat iPhone... yet" The Register 8:49 AM
  • "My iOS 7 wishlist" ZDNet 8:49 AM
  • "Apple Discussing TV Plans With Cable Operators" Apple'n'Apps 2:56 PM
  • "OMG! Aaaah! Apple TV! Yes! No ... Probably! Sometime!" The Register 2:27 PM
  • "Apple Indeed Talking with Cable Operators About New TV Product, But Launch Not Imminent" MacRumors 10:31 AM
  • "Rumor: Apple television 'imminent', but will it turn on and tune in, or drop out?"  Computerworld 10:03 AM
  • "The Apple Television Isn't As 'Imminent' As Some Would Have You Believe" Cult of Mac 9:26 AM
  • "An Apple Television Is Not Coming Soon" AppleBitch 9:00 AM
  • "Apple has talked with cable companies about 'new TV product,' but launch not imminent" AppleInsider 8:49 AM
  • "Woz worries Microsoft is now more innovative than Apple" iDownload Blog 8:34 AM
  • "Office for IOS and Android: Microsoft Makes the Right Move" The Motley Fool 8:16 AM
  • "Apple's Changing Colors: How Will Cupertino's Changing Of The Guard Change Apple In The Future?" Mac 360 7:37 AM
  • "Ascending And Descending: The Shape Of Apple And Microsoft In The 21st Century" PixoBebo 7:37 AM
Non-Apple
  • "'Fingersense' Touchscreen Tech Could Revolutionize Smartphones" BGR 2:38 PM
  • "15 awesome office gadgets and must-haves!" ZDNet 11:57 AM
  • "Dell's PC strategy: Damned if it does, damned if it doesn't" ZDNet 11:57 AM
  • "A year in cybersecurity and cybercrime: 2012 review" ZDNet 11:56 AM
  • "Russian Roulette — An Excerpt From the Wired E-Book John McAfee's Last StandWired 11:51 AM
  • "Nintendo Wii U: 15 Points to Consider Before Buying One" Techland 11:47 AM
  • "Thought you'd escaped Twitter? Think again as Twits get email button" The Register 11:43 AM
  • "Living with the Dell/Current Motor's SuperScooter: What would the world be like if PC companies designed and manufactured vehicles?" TG Daily 11:40 AM
  • "What Google Should Do With the Nexus Q (Hint: Give It Google TV)" Wired 11:52 AM
  • "Dear Google And Nokia: To Build An Accessory Ecosystem, You Have To Ship" TechCrunch 11:35 AM
  • "Meet the PengPod, a 'true Linux' tablet starting at $120" PCWorld 11:04 AM
  • "Gadget-shoppers: Pick your gadget path carefully" Washington Post [Free Registration Required] 11:50 AM
  • "Tip: Best gadgets to buy on Black Friday" USA Today 11:47 AM
  • "20 Great Pre-Black Friday Deals for 2012" PC Magazine 11:03 AM
  • "Motorola DROID RAZR MAXX HD Review" HotHardware 10:54 AM
  • "The top concerns with cloud storage services" ZDNet 11:57 AM
  • "Defining the elusive cloud architect" InfoWorld 10:49 AM
  • "The Silver Lining To Google Maps Being Kicked Off The iPhone - Money" Forbes 10:44 AM
  • "Why BB10 Could Save RIM, But It Won't" Forbes 10:43 AM
  • "It's a Rough Fall for the Playstation Vita" Forbes 10:42 AM
  • "First hands-on impressions of the Verizon HTC Droid DNA" ZDNet 11:56 AM
  • "Dazzling Screen In Supersized HTC Droid DNA" BYTE 10:08 AM
  • "Top laptops: 20 best laptops in the world/The best laptops you can get for less than a fully-stacked iPad" TechRadar UK 8:55 AM
  • "Windows Phone 8 review: Microsoft lays a foundation for success/But is there room for another mobile OS in a world ruled by Android and iOS?" Ars Technica 8:35 AM
  • "With beauty and brains, New MySpace seems too good to be true (review)" VentureBeat 8:27 AM
Press Releases/Products/Public Relations
  • "This iPhone App Rewards You for Photos of Your Favorite Brands" Mashable 9:31 PM
  • "The Cartoon Fun Of ToonCamera Comes To The iPad" App Advice 7:07 PM
  • "Build Terrifying Rides For Thrill Seekers In Coaster Crazy" App Advice 5:27 PM
  • "Flayvr for iOS brings organization to your Camera Roll" CNET Reviews 3:18 PM
  • "Get Tumblin' On Your iPhone With Bloggn" App Advice 2:38 PM
  • "SwitchEasy announces cases for iPod touch, nano" Electronista 2:38 PM
  • "WaterField Designs Releases Indy Mini: New Leather iPad mini Bag" MacPrices 2:24 PM
  • "Facebook iOS, Android apps now let you share stories with one tap" CNET News 11:38 AM
  • "'Tailored tweets' make their debut on iOS, Android apps" CNET News 11:38 AM
  • "Warner Bros. launches 'Day After US' iOS app for next-day streaming of TV shows" 9 to 5 Mac 11:21 AM
  • "New Dutch and Japanese Translators Wanted!" TidBITS 10:57 AM
  • "Lytro Light Field Camera Gets Filters, Perspective Shift" PC Magazine 10:44 AM
  • "Facebook iOS, Android apps now let you share stories with one tap" CNET News 9:57 AM
  • "iViu Technologies Launches Customer Experience App For WSS" PRNewswire 8:45 AM
  • "Flint Redefines Easy iPhone Payments for On-The-Go Businesses" PRNewswire 8:45 AM
  • "iGear Launches Custom iPad Cases for Schools and K-12 Education Market" PRWeb 8:44 AM
  • "Build-A-Zombie™ Mobile Game Now in the App Store" PRWeb 8:44 AM
  • "Wallaby's iPhone App Tells You Which Credit Card To Use To Maximize Your Rewards" TechCrunch 8:37 AM
  • "DriveSavers Equipped to Recover New Apple Fusion Drive" Business Wire 8:33 AM
  • "Google's Blogger app updated with iPad support, landscape composition mode, Google+ integration" Engadget 8:24 AM
  • "Koubachi Wi-Fi Plant Sensor hits Apple Retail Stores in Europe" PRNewswire 8:23 AM
  • "Apple rolls 'Big Games, Great Prices' MAS promo" FairerPlatform 8:19 AM
  • "The Week in iPhone Cases: November edition" Macworld 8:16 AM
  • "AccordFolio PU leather carrying case with multiple pockets (Black)" USBfever 8:08 AM
  • "Two-sided snaps: DuoCam for iOS takes front and rear-facing camera shots simultaneously" The Next Web 8:07 AM
  • "Tactilize raises $1 million+ for its self-publishing iPad app, from all over the globe" The Next Web 8:07 AM
  • "Twitter updates its IOS and Android app" The Inquirer 8:05 AM
  • "ArtStudio for iPhone - New Interface, New Engine, Lots of New Features" prMac 9:56 AM
  • "Cause & Effect 1.0 for iPad - Adventure game that plays out like a movie" prMac 8:54 AM
  • "Lost in Rome? These apps could get you back on the road" prMac 8:05 AM
  • "Focus Point enhances photo browsing experience on iPads" prMac 8:05 AM
  • "Death Row Drawings in the AppStore" prMac 8:05 AM
  • "Can You Guess the Apps in the Big App Quiz for iPhone and iPad?" prMac 8:05 AM
  • "Brand New PowerSketch 2.0 Goes Free For A Limited Time" prMac 8:04 AM
  • "Award-Winning ReturnGuru puts Receipt Management at Users' Fingertips" prMac 8:04 AM
  • "Marvel Apps release Tapestry Twist 1.0 for iOS - New Word Sudoku Game" prMac 8:04 AM
  • "Amazing Nature Flashcards App from Kodee's Canoe" prMac 8:04 AM
  • "Ski Tracker Hits the Slopes Just In Time" prMac 8:04 AM
  • "Tiny Ore - An awesome puzzle game worth having a try" prMac 8:03 AM
Computer Industry
  • "Dell bolsters enterprise cloud ambitions with Gale Technologies buy" ZDNet 11:56 AM
  • "Dell Buys Infrastructure Automation Company Gale Technologies" TechCrunch 11:36 AM
  • "Dell buying Gale Technologies, forming enterprise unit" Reuters 9:52 AM
  • "Weak results send Dell to almost 4-year low"w" MarketWatch 12:07 PM
  • "Dell Drops to Three-Year Low as Forecast Misses Estimates" Bloomberg 10:16 AM
  • "Dell's Death Not Greatly Exaggerated" TheStreet 9:30 AM
  • "Dell's PC strategy leaves it stranded" CNET News 12:12 PM
  • "Dell Shifts Executives Around To Hurry Up And Fix Itself" Business Insider 12:09 PM
  • "Dell and pals mash parts together, squeeze out first 16Gb FC stack: Dell's Compellent unit has worked with Brocade, Emulex and QLogic to offer the first end-to-end 16Gbit/s Fibre Channel storage networking setup, speeding access to SAN data." The Register 11:45 AM
  • "Dell starts up 'Top Gun' for channel hotshots, leather jackets and all" The Register 11:46 AM
  • "Facing Irrelevance, Microsoft Tries to Reinvent Everything" Forbes 9:59 AM
  • "New Microsoft mantra after Sinofsky - teamwork" Reuters 10:00 AM
  • "Whispers are out that early sales of Windows 8 are far below Microsoft's expectations" The Next Web 5:27 PM
  • "Windows 8 sales 'well below' projections, report claims: Windows 8 isn't flying off the shelves in the numbers Microsoft was hoping for, according to a report." CNET News 9:10 PM
  • "Surface tablet captures lion's share of Windows RT market" PCWorld 11:38 AM
  • "One Possible Explanation for Why Windows 8 Tablets Are Hard to Find" Techland 11:47 AM
  • "Microsoft serves up 60-day trial version of Office 2013" CNET News 10:03 AM
  • "Seven Reasons Windows 8 Adoption In The Enterprise Is At Risk" Forrester 10:43 AM
  • "Forrester finds mixed prospects for Windows 8 in the enterprise" ZDNet 11:55 AM
  • "Windows 8 Compatibility Plagues Antivirus Tools: Don't try installing free tools from popular antivirus developer Avira on Windows 8 systems yet." InformationWeek 12:14 PM
  • "Selective sync, other updates come to SkyDrive" Seattle Times 11:09 AM
  • "Microsoft adds selective sync to SkyDrive cloud storage" PCWorld 11:04 AM
  • "HP big cheese: Is the cloud even proper IT? Whoops, I said it" Channel Register 11:44 AM
  • "HP crams massively multi-core chips into Big Data servers" ZDNet 11:55 AM
  • "Oracle Spotlights Its Database Memory Gap: Oracle takes Microsoft to task for its SQL Server Project Hekaton announcement, but in doing so it underscores what's missing from Oracle DB and Exadata." InformationWeek 10:08 AM
  • "IBM Stops Work at Lithuanian Research Center, Verslo Says" Bloomberg 9:55 AM
  • "AMD Prepares for January Reorganization, Including More Job Cuts" AllThingsD 4:53 PM
  • "Post-Election Congressional Shuffling Could Impact Feds' IT, Cybersecurity Plans" E-Commerce Times 10:37 AM
  • "Wireless charging blazes path toward mainstream" CNET News 10:04 AM
  • "Wearable computers: The next generation" [Slideshow] Computerworld 10:24 AM
  • "IT at the crossroads: Lead or fade away/The consumerization, mobile, and big data trends all point to old-style IT's diminishing stature" InfoWorld 10:48 AM
Finances (Click heading for current Apple Stock price.)
Apple News
  • "Apple SVP Dan Riccio sells $11M in company stock, gives some proceeds to charity" AppleInsider 7:07 PM
  • "Why Microsoft Beats Apple" WSJ.com [Paid Membership Required] 5:29 PM
  • "High-flying Apple falls to earth as investors fret over taxes" ["Taxes on capital gains and dividends are likely to rise next year as part of an expected deficit-cutting deal to avoid the so-called fiscal cliff of scheduled tax hikes and spending cuts. With a stock like Apple, where investors may have large embedded capital gains as a result of its stellar run, selling now locks in gains and offsets the possibility of higher taxes next year."]  Reuters 2:32 PM
  • "Why Apple is a Top 25 Dividend Giant" Forbes 9:47 AM
  • "Can the Market Recover Without Apple?" Breakout 9:47 AM
  • "Should I Worry About Apple's Falling Share Price?" 24/7 Wall St. 8:19 AM
  • "'People overbelieved in Apple'" BGR 8:47 AM
  • "The Future of Apple is 'Downhill' without Steve Jobs" RantFinance 4:57 PM
  • "The bear case for Apple" Fortune 8:16 AM
  • "The cost of mobile clicks" asymco 8:33 AM
Industry News
  • "Tech Stocks: Aside from Dell, most tech stocks close with gains" MarketWatch 5:00 PM
  • "U.S. stocks gain on hopeful budget talk: Dow industrials down for a fourth consecutive week" MarketWatch 5:00 PM
  • "U.S. Stocks Rise as Boehner Says Talks Were Constructive" Bloomberg 12:00 PM
  • "Markets Turn Around After Fiscal Cliff Comments" FOXBusiness 12:00 PM
  • "Stocks End Higher, but Dow Logs 4-Week Loss" CNBC 5:01 PM
  • "Stocks Finish Week on Positive Note" TheStreet 5:01 PM
  • "Stocks end week on high note on hopes for fiscal cliff deal" CNNMoney 5:02 PM
  • "Dow's Gain Is Biggest Since Election" WSJ.com [Paid Membership Required] 5:02 PM
  • "Stocks shift gears, poised for higher open" CNNMoney 9:28 AM
  • "Asia Markets: Japan stocks rally, tower over other Asia markets" MarketWatch 9:35 AM
  • "Europe Markets: Fiscal cliff pushes European stocks 2.7% lower" MarketWatch 12:01 PM
  • "Most active Nasdaq-traded stocks: Nasdaq's 10 most active stocks at the close of trading" Associated Press 9:08 PM
  • "Final Glance: Computer companies/Computer companies shares mixed at the close of trading" Associated Press 9:08 PM
  • "Midday Glance: Computer companies/Computer companies shares mixed at 1 p.m." Associated Press 2:28 PM
  • "Four Tech Stocks Every Investor Should Consider" Minyanville 12:08 PM

 
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