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MacSurfer's Archive: Friday, November 30, 2012
 

 

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Weekend Highlights: Interesting article from Jeff Sommer at New York Times looks at the impact iPhone has on the US economy, citing JP Morgan economist who believes Apple's phone contributes "[1/4] to [1/3] of a percentage point to the annualized growth rate of the [GDP]"; with iTunes seeing drop in music sales, will Apple's Beats acquisition and integration be the thing that resuscitates the platform?; Barron's looks at Apple Pay and Apple's locking in of Mastercard and Visa; CVS joins Rite Aid in rejecting Apple Pay; Mashable says new iMac Retina screen so good it could stop traffic; China's official news agency, Xinhuanet, interviews Tim Cook who tells of China's importance to Apple, and that "Apple wants everything it develops to enter China market" — more in our Apple/Macintosh section; Apple Pay continues to be in the news as the service gets off the ground to a few glitches, Jan Dawson examines the service as it stands today, and where it is heading; Benzinga looks into whether Apple Pay is safe or not; Macworld has a primer on what to do if you experienced a post-Yosemite install disaster; The Mac Observer explains "handing off calls to your iPhone"; a couple features from Macworld on iTunes 12; more Yosemite system prefs reviewed at eXtensions, Mission Control and Displays; Kraig Becker thinks Apple's productivity suite "should replace Microsoft Office for Mac users"; apparently knock-offs in China responsible for spam deluge impacting iMessage; Sprint ups the ante with a new plan to rent iPhone and upgrade every year; iPhone 6 Plus seeing app crashing issue?; Six Colors reviews the new Retina iMac, and Kirk McElhearn has one word on his first impressions: "Wow!"

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Apple/Macintosh
  • "Intel inside the iPad? Maybe, if it builds iPhone chips, RBC says: RBC Capital Markets today says Intel may be willing to build Apple's ARM-based chips for smartphones if Apple uses Intel chips in a device such as the iPad. An industry source tells CNET that the two companies have been talking on-and-off for the past couple years about a foundry relationship."  CNET News 3:59 PM
  • "Intel may build ARM iPhone chips (if iPads move to Intel's architecture), says analyst" VentureBeat 11:53 AM
  • "iPad mini & iPhone 5 Arrive in China in December"  Apple 8:01 AM
  • "iPad mini & iPhone 5 Arrive in China in December" Business Wire 8:24 AM
  • "Apple announces iPad mini and 4th-gen iPad to hit China on December 7, iPhone 5 on December 14" The Next Web 8:08 AM
  • "Apple's iPad Mini And 4th Gen iPad Arrive In China December 7, iPhone 5 Follows December 14" TechCrunch 8:08 AM
  • "China Ripens Late for Apple" WSJ.com [Paid Membership Required] 9:43 AM
  • "Apple iPhone 5 to Debut in China on Dec. 14" WSJ.com [Paid Membership Required] 8:32 AM
  • "The iPhone 5 & iPad mini going to China: The analysts weigh in" Fortune 11:02 AM
  • "Apple's Mansfield cashes in $20m worth of AAPL shares"  Macworld UK 8:05 AM
  • "Apple's Indispensable Employee, Bob Mansfield, Sold $20 Million Worth Of Stock This Week" Business Insider 11:02 AM
  • "Apple's Technologies boss cashes in shares" iDownload Blog 11:02 AM
  • "What Apple and Other Trusted Brands Must Do Next"  Forbes 9:18 AM
  • "Apple to build new headquarters in Santa Clara: Tech giant Apple is planning an expansion into Santa Clara, Calif., which will provide space for more than 1,000 Apple employees: and the biggest city in Silicon Valley couldn't be happier." [Video Report] CBS News 1:35 PM
  • "Apple Says It Was Unaware of Samsung Jury Foreman's Suit" Bloomberg 7:03 PM
  • "Arendi Claims Apple's Every Product Infringes their Patents" Patently Apple 6:39 PM
OS X
News
  • "Apple re-posts 10.8.2 update for Mac Mini and MacBook users" CNET Reviews 9:34 PM
  • "New Mac Spyware Discovered – OSX/Dockster.A" Intego 12:52 PM
  • "iTunes 11 download out now with new interface, mini-player" Crave @ CNET 8:29 AM
  • "iTunes 11 Introduces Powered-Up MiniPlayer" MacNewsWorld 8:37 AM
  • "Redesigned iTunes 11 Brings iCloud Streaming and New Playback Features" TidBITS 7:54 AM
  • "iTunes 11 Thinks Different about iOS Devices" TidBITS 7:59 AM
  • "iTunes 11 launches after delay from Apple" Telegraph 8:50 AM
  • "Apple Rolls Out a Cleaner iTunes" New York Times [Free/Paid Registration Required] 7:04 PM
  • "iTunes finally gets a makeover" TG Daily 8:07 AM
  • "Inside Scoop: iTunes 11 gets a fresh look, finally" CNET TV 6:50 PM
  • "iTunes 11 is Here - Here's What's New" Tapscape 8:21 AM
  • "7 features Apple killed off in iTunes 11" CNET News 6:48 PM
  • "Apple's streaming music service could debut in 2013 -- analyst" CNET News 6:51 PM
Reviews/How-To/Tips
  • "Apple iTunes Review: iTunes looks great, but still tries to do too much" CNET Reviews 8:30 AM
  • "First look: Apple's pretty iTunes 11's a speed demon" Computerworld 11:13 AM
  • "Hands-On With New Features In iTunes 11 [Review] AddictiveTips 8:16 AM
  • "iTunes 11 Review: Latest version is a great redesign but thankfully not a revolution" Telegraph 8:49 AM
  • "First impressions: iTunes 11 is the overhaul you've been waiting for" Houston Chronicle 10:26 AM
  • "iTunes 11 Reviews: The Mini Player Rocks" Tapscape 7:06 PM
  • "Instant Expert: Secrets & Features of iTunes 11 Article" iLounge 4:19 PM
  • "Inside Scoop: iTunes 11 gets a fresh look" CNET TV 1:40 PM
  • "How to make iTunes 11 look more like iTunes 10" Digital Trends 12:51 PM
  • "How to Use iTunes 11"s Awesome New Features (and Bring Back the Old iTunes Look)" Lifehacker 12:51 PM
  • "iTunes 11 tips and tricks: iTunes 11 offers some significant tweaks to the program's interface, which may take some getting used to but in some instances can be reverted." MacFixIt 4:22 PM
  • "How To Bring Back The Shortcuts Sidebar In iTunes 11 For Windows & Mac" AddictiveTips 8:16 AM
  • "iTunes 11: Use the MiniPlayer with iTunes in full-screen mode" Mac OS X Hints 9:44 AM
  • "iTunes 11: Two ways to quickly add songs to Up Next" Mac OS X Hints 9:44 AM
  • "iTunes 11: Keyboard shortcuts for switching between different types of content in iTunes library" Mac OS X Hints 9:44 AM
  • "The Future of the Mac: Networking" Macworld 1:29 PM
  • "Resolving Stubborn Wi-Fi Connection Problems in Mac OS X" OS X Daily 4:22 PM
  • "10 Security Tips for Safe Computing for OS X Mountain Lion" SecureMac 10:37 AM
  • "Rearrange Windows To A Previously Recorded Layout On Mac With Slate" AddictiveTips 11:02 AM
  • "How To Disable And Delete Chat History In OS X Messages" AddictiveTips 8:16 AM
  • "Get Rid Of Those Pesky Software Update Notifications [OS X Tips] Cult of Mac 8:37 AM
  • "Try The Clever New Way To Secure And Lock Files And Folders On Your Mac" NoodleMac 7:58 AM
  • "6 Ways To Love The Affordable All-in-One Mac Photo Enhancement App" BohemianBoomer 7:58 AM
  • "What Every Mac User Needs For The Holidays (a digital box full of greeting cards)" Mac 360 7:58 AM
  • "Yet Another Powerful Mac Todo App Which Syncs Lists And Task To iPhone And iPad" McSolo 7:59 AM
  • "Edit Photos, Add Filters And Effects, And Do It All With A Free App On Your Mac" Mac 360 7:59 AM
  • "Create Stunning Photo Collages On Your Mac (give as greeting cards or gifts)" TeraTalks 7:59 AM
  • "3 Apps That Help Your Mac To Scan For Nearby Wireless Networks (one free, one not)" Mac 360 7:58 AM
Op/Ed
  • "Apple iTunes 11 Software Update Improves...Everything! (Right?)" Intego 4:25 PM
  • "Sorry, Haters — iTunes 11 Rocks" Mashable 4:19 PM
  • "5 Features iTunes 11 Still Needs" Gizmodo 12:51 PM
  • "Apple's Quietly Huge iTunes Business Gets A Massive Redesign, And It's 'The Real Deal'" Business Insider 9:18 AM
  • "I just downloaded and launched iTunes 11 and then the moment of panic when I couldn't find the Airplay controls. Turns out I needed to activate the mini-player, choose my remote speakers there, and then it appears as it should in the full screen view next to the volume slider. I think I would call that a bug-ette." MacInTouch 8:44 AM
  • "I have been disappointed by the many bugs in iPhoto. It is depressing that a program whose version number is 9.4.2 is still so buggy and fragile. Just today I was editing some pictures. I can cause iPhoto to crash by editing too many pictures in a row. Sometimes after such a crash the photo library is damaged and must fix itself. Sometimes iPhoto decides that if I edit a picture, the thumbnail should be black or rainbow colors. And on and on." MacInTouch 8:43 AM
Press Releases
  • "MacKiev Blue Moon Sale: Save on Print Shop, Mavis Beacon..." FairerPlatform 9:53 AM
  • "Heard Creates a Private Log of What You Listen to in iTunes" Lifehacker 8:16 AM
  • "Parallels fine-tunes UI support for Windows 8" iTWire 8:00 AM
  • "Apple picks up support for new Oly, Sony, Pany raw photos" CNET News 8:29 AM
  • "Camera RAW Update 4.02 adds CoolPix P7700, Sony NEX-6, more" FairerPlatform 8:00 AM
  • "Dialectic — The Scriptable Dialer for Mac!" JNSoftware 7:54 AM
General Interest/Potpourri
  • "Apple CEO Tim Cook's first TV interview is with Brian Williams, to be aired Dec 6th on NBC" The Next Web 7:04 PM
  • "Tim Cook to Be Profiled on NBC's Rock Center with Brian Williams Next Week" MacRumors 7:04 PM
  • "First Tim Cook TV interview to air same day as Samsung hearing: A rare interview with Apple's chief executive will air the same day the company heads back to court with rival Samsung." CNET News 6:48 PM
  • "Tim Cook to be feature of NBC profile next week in 'first of its kind' interview" AppleInsider 7:05 PM
  • "Google Play Narrowing The Gap On iOS For Mobile Revenue, But iOS Still Brings In 4X The Money" TechCrunch 8:08 AM
  • "Google Play's Smaller But Growing Faster Than Apple's App Store" Forbes 12:51 PM
  • "Mobile App Downloads Surged by 33 Percent in October Post-iPhone 5, Find New Fiksu Indexes" PRNewswire 9:19 AM
  • "Mobile app downloads surged 33 percent after iPhone 5 launch" VentureBeat 8:16 AM
  • "iPhone, iPad Email Attack Could Compromise Routers: Legitimate-looking email messages opened on iPhone, iPad or OS X systems can be used by hackers to gain control of routers, reports security researcher." InformationWeek 9:54 AM
  • "Apple vetting operators on LTE network performance: Apple is not allowing mobile operators to offer the iPhone 5 as an LTE device unless they pass the Californian vendor's own, independent tests for LTE network performance, Swisscom has confirmed."  Telecoms 8:35 AM
  • "Apple Vets Carriers For 4G Performance Before Allowing iPhone 5 To Be Sold As An LTE Device" TechCrunch 9:47 AM
  • "iPhone 5 gets 4G LTE when Apple says so, not carriers: A report says a software update to enable LTE on the iPhone is pushed only when Apple has determined that a network meets its approval." CNET News 1:39 PM
  • "Apple requires its own tests to ensure carrier LTE networks are up to snuff" AppleInsider 4:22 PM
  • "Security expert claims Apple will lose out to 'open, sexy, flexible' competitors" Macworld UK 8:05 AM
  • "How T-Mobile Has Been Getting Itself Ready for the IPhone" AllThingsD 8:29 AM
  • "Report: T-Mobile May Carry the iPhone Afterall" DailyTech 8:23 AM
  • "Apple Begins Selling Unlocked iPhone 5" AllThingsD 8:18 AM
  • "Unlocked iPhone 5 now available, but contract-free heaven comes at a price" Digital Trends 8:11 AM
  • "Apple begins selling unlocked iPhone 5" Washington Post [Free Registration Required] 8:33 AM
  • "Apple to Sell iPhone 5 Directly -- for as Much as $849" TheStreet 9:43 AM
  • "The Unlocked iPhone 5 Is Available Now Starting at $649" Business Insider 8:32 AM
  • "Chinese buyers falling out of love with iPhones: Google famously failed to make a big dent in China and now it looks like Apple may be about to hit the Great Wall too, after new analysis of local sentiment found the fruity company out of favour with local consumers." The Register 11:13 AM
  • "Apple and Starbucks partner to offer (RED) digital gift card combo" Digital Trends 8:10 AM
  • "Apple, Starbucks Launch (RED) Gift Cards for World AIDS Day" PC Magazine 10:37 AM
  • "Starbucks & Apple Offer Starbucks iTunes (RED) eGift Basket" The Mac Observer 1:26 PM
  • "iBaby boom: More parents decide Mac, Siri, and Apple are perfectly acceptable baby names in 2012" The Next Web 8:03 AM
  • "Apple And Mac Are Sitting In A Tree, K-I-S-S-I-N-G" App Advice 8:07 AM
  • "Mac and Siri becoming popular as baby names" CNET News 12:50 PM
  • "Apple business helps South Korea-based suppliers overcome weakness in small-size display market, says IHS" DigiTimes 8:02 AM
  • "Apple Now Lets You Choose Value for iTunes Gift Cards" iClarified 12:54 PM
Non-Apple News
  • "VMware unveils updates to vCloud suite" V3 11:11 AM
  • "Prosthetic arm is controlled by thought" TG Daily 10:58 AM
  • "ZTE launches 'world's smallest' 4G LTE dongle: 4G datacard supports download speeds of up to 100Mbps" Techworld 10:58 AM
  • "A Gadget that Makes You the Doctor: Scanadu hopes its tricorder-like device and a smartphone will help people track their health and diagnose problems." Technology Review 10:57 AM
  • "Syrians turn to satellites as the country's Internet connection remains down" IDG News Service 10:24 AM
  • "Amazon Woos Geeks With Amazing Cloud Tech — And $5 Gift Cards" Wired Magazine 11:16 AM
  • "Google exec talks Amazon cloud price war: 'We are happy to compete'" VentureBeat [Free Registration Required] 11:13 AM
  • "Google+ exec declares Facebook 'social network of the past'" The Register 11:06 AM
  • "Google kills hope for Android security with 3LM retreat" InfoWorld 10:22 AM
  • "Samsung will fix working conditions, keep production in-house" ZDNet 11:20 AM
  • "Samsung: Demand for mobes forced 16hr days on factory slaves" The Register 11:08 AM
  • "BitTorrent's Plan for 2013? Go Legit" New York Times [Free/Paid Registration Required] 9:48 AM
  • "Xbox SmartGlass Android app now supports 7-inch tablets: The latest update lets you control your Xbox 360 with your 7-inch Android tablet." CNET News 9:44 AM
  • "Staples to Offer In-Store 3D Printing" PC Magazine 10:37 AM
  • "Consumer Reports: AT&T Ranks Worst in Customer Service" The Mac Observer 10:52 AM
  • "Samsung will fix working conditions, keep production in-house" ZDNet 9:46 AM
Publications/Podcasts
  • "Gene Steinberg meets Kirk McElhearn, the 'iTunes Guy,' and commentator Peter Cohen this week on The Tech Night Owl LIVE!" The Tech Night Owl LIVE 4:11 PM
  • "Podcast @ 10 PM ET - iTunes 11, new iMacs, Black Ops 2, Black Friday" Insanely Great Mac 3:56 PM
  • "The AnandTech Podcast: Episode 11" ["Apple iPad 4 - 01:35"] AnandTech 8:22 AM
Hardware/Software
  • "Attention Christmas shoppers: 27-inch iMac ship times slip to 3-4 weeks from 2-3 weeks" 9 to 5 Mac 12:52 PM
  • "New iMacs on sale now starting at $1,299, we unbox both of them" Engadget 7:56 AM
  • "Apple's new iMacs now available online and in-store" CNET News 8:30 AM
  • "21-inch iMac retail availability spotty, 27-inch models to ship in 2-3 weeks" Ars Technica 10:48 AM
  • "New iMac Now Available to Order in the U.S." MacRumors 8:19 AM
  • "Apple's Slim New 21.5-Inch iMac Goes on Sale Today" Wired 4:23 PM
  • "Apple's new iMac now available for purchase" BGR 8:02 AM
  • "The New iMac Is Now Available To Purchase Online And In Store" AppleBitch 10:25 AM
  • "iPad Mini, iPhone 5 Coming to China Next Month" PC Magazine 10:49 AM
  • "China to get iPhone 5, iPad Mini in December" CNET News 8:30 AM
  • "It's official: new iPad, iPad mini, iPhone 5 head to China" GigaOM 10:48 AM
  • "iPhone 5 Now Cleared For Sale On China Unicom's Network, Too" TechCrunch 8:09 AM
  • "If Samsung doesn't supply Apple's processors, who will? Switching foundries isn't easy, says an analyst. It's going to take years and cost billions." Fortune 8:31 AM
  • "Apple may seek 3rd supplier for iPad mini panels" DigiTimes 7:48 AM
  • "21" iMac teardown shows newly rearranged innards" Ars Technica 8:38 AM
  • "Intel insists Mac Mini HDMI fix inbound" The Register 8:26 AM
  • "Intel may become Apple foundry partner, says RBC Capital" Theflyonthewall 8:25 AM
  • "New iMacs Available Today, Windows Veteran Falls for Macs, and More Mac News" Low End Mac 8:37 AM
  • "Apple's Wireless-Charging Patent Might Actually Free Us From Wires" Wired 7:05 PM
Price Trackers/Deals
  • "Monster Mayhem For iPhone and iPad Is Temporarily Available For Free (Normally $0.99)" Apple Sliced 9:44 AM
  • "Blast The Alien 2 For iPhone and iPad Is Free Right Now (Previously $0.99)" Apple Sliced 9:44 AM
  • "Gold Miner Go! HD For iPad Is Free Today (Was $2.99), The iPhone Version Is Also Free" Apple Sliced 9:44 AM
  • "Price Drop: The Weekend's Best iOS App Deals, November 30" Mac|Life 7:02 PM
  • "15" MacBook Pro Prices & Sales" MacPrices 7:53 AM
  • "13" MacBook Pro Prices & Sales" MacPrices 7:53 AM
  • "MacBook Air Prices & Sales" MacPrices 7:53 AM
  • "Apple MacBook Air Buyer's Guide -Prices $700 To $1,599 -Prices, Reviews And Information" MacReviewZone 7:57 AM
  • "Apple MacBook Pro Buyer's Guide -15 Inch Models -Prices From $1,050 to $3,049" MacReviewZone 7:57 AM
  • "Apple MacBook Pro Buyer's Guide -13 Inch Models -$700 To $2,199 -Best Prices, Reviews & Information" MacReviewZone 7:57 AM

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Reviews/How-To/Tutorials/Tips
Reviews
  • "Review roundup: New iMac display and redesigned chassis shine, audio a step back" AppleInsider 7:02 PM
  • "Apple iMac review: A trimmed-down, amped-up new iMac" CNET Reviews 8:31 AM
  • "Apple iMac and Mac mini review (late 2012): From its smallest desktop to its largest, Apple's computers get a 2012 refresh" The Verge 8:11 AM
  • "A First Look At The 2012 21.5-inch iMac, And How It Compares To Generations Past" TechCrunch 12:51 PM
  • "iMac (21.5-inch Late 2012) Benchmarks" Primate Labs 7:48 AM
  • "Hands on with the new thin 2012 iMac" [Slideshow] Macworld 8:23 AM
  • "Ten days with the LTE iPad Mini" CNET News 7:02 PM
  • "Olloclip Is The Only iPhone Lens You'll Ever Need [Review] Cult of Mac 4:25 PM
  • "Verizon FiOS Mobile (for iPad)" PC Magazine 4:23 PM
  • "Sensu Portable Artist Brush And Stylus Review: The Sensu Portable Artist Brush And Stylus refreshes the paintbrush form for the digital age with a well-crafted, easy to use stylus and brush combination." 148Apps 1:36 PM
  • "NewTrent iZen Power Folio for the iPad Re-Review" Run Around Tech 12:52 PM
  • "Incase EO Roller Review: The Stylish Gadget Suitcase That Might Crush Your Gadgets" Gizmodo 11:53 AM
  • "Call of Duty: Black Ops — Mac Edition Review" Mac|Life 12:52 PM
iPad/iPhone/iPod touch Apps
  • "Otterbox Defender for iPhone 5 review" iMore 9:35 PM
  • "Chameleon Clock App Blends Your iPad in With its Surroundings" Mashable 9:35 PM
  • "Fantastical for iPhone Review" iSource 9:44 AM
  • "The new YouTube app: way better than the one Apple kicked off the iPhone" Yahoo! News 8:12 AM
  • "Make Your Web Browsing Easier with Listango Bookmark Manager – iPad App Review" PadGadget 8:19 AM
  • "Etsy For iOS Makes Your Hand-Made Christmas Shopping Easy [Review] Cult of Mac 11:52 AM
  • "The Most Valuable App You Can Have On Your iPhone This Holiday Season Is Free" Mac 360 7:57 AM
  • "'4NR' Review - Nope, Not a Game About Foreigner" Touch Arcade 12:54 PM
  • "'Bladeslinger Ep.1' Review - A Little Too Wild In This Western" Touch Arcade 12:51 PM
  • "Magic Orbz Review" 148Apps 9:18 AM
  • "Mymosaic Review" 148Apps 12:52 PM
  • "Build-A-Lot 4: Power Source Review" 148Apps 8:37 AM
  • "Shove Pro Review" 148Apps 10:29 AM
  • "Mini Dash Review" 148Apps 11:26 AM
How-To/Tutorial
  • "How to Get Your Adobe Flash Fix on the iPhone" Mashable 7:00 PM
Tips
  • "Switch Direction When Taking Panorama Photos with iPhone" OS X Daily 4:25 PM
  • "Disable Javascript To Speed Up Your Web Experience On Older iPhone, iPad [iOS Tips] Cult of Mac 4:22 PM
  • "Can I Jailbreak My iPad 4/iPad Mini?" Forbes 11:02 AM
  • "Holiday gift ideas for the iPhone 5 owner on your list" CNET News 9:46 AM
Analysis/Commentary/Editorial/Opinion
  • "Apple: Eight Reasons Why the iPad Will Dominate the Tablet Category" Forbes 7:03 PM
  • "Taking the new iMac out of its weird-shaped box: New trapezoidal box is harder to stack but much easier to open." Ars Technica 7:03 PM
  • "Is Apple TV becoming a sleeper hit?"  Los Angeles Times [Paid Membership Required] 4:17 PM
  • "Huh: Tim Cook Is Getting Interviewed By NBC News At The Grand Central Apple Store" Business Insider 4:14 PM
  • "Apple Should Include A Visitor's Center In Its New HQ Whether It Wants One Or Not" Silicon Beat 2:36 PM
  • "Apple vs. App Annie: the definitive story on 2012 iOS app store revenue growth"  VentureBeat 12:45 PM
  • "Oi, Apple, stick to phones, forget about TV - Time Warner CEO: Time Warner Cable CEO Jeff Bewkes has subtly mocked Apple's ambitions to conquer the TV biz by describing the iPhone maker as a 'great device company'."  The Register 11:14 AM
  • "The Macalope Daily: Creepy" Macworld 10:29 AM
  • "My Notebook and I Are Growing Apart" Tech.pinions 10:25 AM
  • "The best tablet for you" TechHive 8:23 AM
  • "Greg's Bite: Scott Forstall, CEO Of Microsoft" MacNews 8:16 AM
  • "Question: How Can Microsoft Defeat Apple In Smart Phones And Tablets?" Mac 360 7:57 AM
  • "Can Microsoft Really Crush Google And Defeat Apple In Smart Phones And Tablets?" PixoBebo 7:57 AM
Non-Apple
  • "Addicted to Your Cellphone? You're Not Alone" Mashable 4:22 PM
  • "How the PC Market Became a Zombie: Lack of competition has sucked the life out of the PC industry and it now walks the earth as the living dead." PC Magazine 4:15 PM
  • "10 Tech Predictions For 2013: Apple TVs, Win 8 Flop And More" Forbes 11:26 AM
  • "Annoying Facebook notifications: How to get rid of them" ZDNet 11:20 AM
  • "10 awesome laptop bags for geeks" ZDNet 11:19 AM
  • "How an Obscure Comic Artist Became John McAfee's Lifeline to the World" Wired 11:15 AM
  • "Nintendo Wii U Review: 'Asymmetric gameplay', anyone?" Register Hardware 11:08 AM
  • "Four key mistakes to avoid when building your hybrid cloud" The Register 11:08 AM
  • "Manners, please: diner shall not direct waiters while engaging the portable telephone" Sydney Morning Herald 10:52 AM
  • "The Top 10 Priorities for CIOs in 2013" CIO 10:41 AM
  • "iPhones chipping away at BlackBerry enterprise stronghold" CIO 10:38 AM
  • "Does Your Cell Phone Make You Too Available?" PC Magazine 10:37 AM
  • "We love our cellphones and feel only a little guilty about it" Los Angeles Times [Paid Membership Required] 10:29 AM
  • "5 tips to find and hire data scientists" InfoWorld 10:25 AM
  • "How Amazon Followed Google Into the World of Secret Servers" Wired Magazine 11:15 AM
  • "Hottest Android news and rumors for the week ending Nov. 30" Network World 10:40 AM
  • "Smartphone giants and wannabes square off: iOS and Android jockey for supremacy, while Windows Phone and BlackBerry scramble for footing" InfoWorld 10:24 AM
  • "10 Essential Android Apps For Work, Home" [Slideshow] InformationWeek 10:21 AM
  • "Google Chrome shows best anti-phishing detection, test finds: But rivals not far behind" Techworld 10:57 AM
  • "Bing vs. Google: Where should you shop? A heated battle is brewing over who provides the best results for consumers. Let's test it -- and buy some stuff!" Salon 10:50 AM
  • "Google Counters Amazon's Storage Price Cuts: Google cut storage prices by 20% at start of week, and then slashed another 10% in response to Amazon's price drops. Is there a storage price war going on in the cloud?" InformationWeek 10:21 AM
  • "The crazy truth: Google+ can thrive alongside Facebook" CNET News 9:45 AM
  • "What's the most mobile-centric Internet company? Hint: It's not Twitter." Washington Post [Free Registration Required] 9:31 AM
  • "Microsoft Surface Pro pricing dooms it to failure" View From Above 11:27 AM
  • "666 chip? Why a Texas student thinks her school ID is the 'Mark of the Beast'" Ars Technica 11:26 AM
  • "Fewer Than 2-In-5 PC Owners Plan To Upgrade To Windows 8" MacNews 9:56 AM
  • "The crazy truth: Google+ can thrive alongside Facebook" CNET News 8:29 AM
  • "Google's Drive + Gmail: A 10GB Dropbox killer" The Register 8:26 AM
Humor/Cartoons
Press Releases/Products/Public Relations
  • "Foldify teases awesome 3D paper art created right from your iPad" iMore 7:03 PM
  • "500px's new iPhone app sees over 100K downloads in 48 hours, average sessions above Angry Birds" The Next Web 4:22 PM
  • "Facebook Enables 'Photo Sync' for All iOS Users" MacRumors 4:19 PM
  • "Fantastical for iPhone Gets Rave Review from The Next Web" TidBITS 2:36 PM
  • "iOS Remote App Updated With iTunes 11 Compatibility" Apple'n'Apps 1:30 PM
  • "NewMacgadgets introduces the new iPad Mini Security Base. Designed with the Apple store look in mind, the new iPad Mini Security Base offers a clean, sleek design, with all the safeguards needed to display the iPad Mini in a open environment." NewMacgadgets 1:25 PM
  • "Brydge Keyboard Case Turns iPad Into MacBook Air Surrogate" MacPrices 12:53 PM
  • "This E-Ink case gives your iPhone 5 a second screen" TechHive 12:52 PM
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  • "Gyro+ Drops to Free for One Day" 148Apps 9:44 AM
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  • "Art App Best Of Gauguin is Released For iOS" prMac 7:55 AM
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Computer Industry
  • "Insight: How a desperate HP suspended disbelief for Autonomy deal" Reuters 9:34 AM
  • "Who's to Blame for Hewlett-Packard's Multi-Billion Dollar Autonomy Debacle?" Time 11:10 AM
  • "How HP's Meg Whitman is passing the buck" Fortune 11:26 AM
  • "7 Lessons HP Can Learn From Its Peers" Forbes 11:26 AM
  • "3 Steps HP Should Take to Turn Itself Around" CIO 10:41 AM
  • "HP: Time For Meg To Go" Forbes 12:51 PM
  • "Don't Blame Us for Windows 8's Slow Sales, PC Makers Say" Wired 11:15 AM
  • "Titsup Windows 8 PayPal payments snare upgraders: Accounts debited, code AWOL" The Register 11:07 AM
  • "Why Windows 8 may be the ideal tablet OS for healthcare" ZDNet 11:19 AM
  • "Surface Pro pricing: Positioned like a tablet, built like an Ultrabook" PCWorld 10:38 AM
  • "Microsoft Surface Pro has half the battery life of Surface RT" PCWorld 10:39 AM
  • "Hearts, minds and balls: Microsoft's Windows 8 Surface gamble" The Register 11:07 AM
  • "Microsoft Can't Catch a Break: Tablet Sales 'Almost Nonexistent' According to NPD" Daily Ticker 1:29 PM
  • "Video Promises IE Sucks ... Less: Does Microsoft Finally Get It?" Forbes 10:18 AM
  • "Microsoft Security Essentials loses AV-TEST certification: German lab downgrades Redmond after zero-day detection rates slide" The Register 11:09 AM
  • "Microsoft joins malware, ad teams to fight click fraud" IDG News Service 10:40 AM
  • "Microsoft Reportedly To Launch New Xbox Before Xmas 2013" Forbes 9:39 AM
  • "New Xbox 360 Expected for 2013 Holiday Season" [Video Report] Bloomberg 9:39 AM
  • "Microsoft's next Xbox is one year away, report claims" PCWorld 10:38 AM
  • "IBM's PureSystems mod boxes bust kilo-customer barrier" The Register 11:10 AM
  • "Intel: Caris Cuts Estimates" Forbes 9:36 AM
  • "RBC: Intel in talks with Apple to build iPhone processors" Fortune 10:19 AM
  • "AMD branching out to solid state drives with Radeon-branded SSDs?" ZDNet 11:19 AM
  • "Cisco Pledges SDN Openness With Cariden" Light Reading 1:39 PM
  • "Obama's tech team talks loves and hates" GigaOM [Free Registration Required] 9:31 AM
  • "Do Not Track is dying" CNNMoney 9:20 AM
  • "House votes to expand visas for high-tech workers" Reuters 6:54 PM
  • "EU Says Telecoms Treaty Should Not Expand Web Regulation: The European Union will oppose attempts to increase regulation of the Internet at a United Nations conference in Dubai next month as some countries call for tighter rules on phone operators and Web service providers." Bloomberg 9:40 AM
  • "'If It Ain't Broke Don't Fix It': EU Adds Its Voice To The Chorus Opposing More Internet Regulation Ahead Of Key ITU Dubai Meeting" TechCrunch 10:56 AM
  • "EU digs trenches in 'real battle' over the future of the internet" ZDNet 11:19 AM
  • "Outlook for IT bonus pay murky: IT pros say company performance determines bonus payouts, not individual performance" Network World 10:25 AM
  • "Asian workers now dominate Silicon Valley tech jobs" Silicon Valley 10:07 AM
Finances (Click heading for current Apple Stock price.)
Apple News
  • "Price of Calls on Apple Are the Highest Since 2003" [Video Report] Bloomberg 12:54 PM
  • "With Apple's Fortune Declining, Is This the Time to Buy These Smartphone Makers?" The Motley Fool 11:26 AM
Industry News
  • "Tech stocks lose ground, led by Zynga, Groupon" MarketWatch 4:26 PM
  • "Nasdaq tallies best November in 3 years" MarketWatch 4:26 PM
  • "U.S. Stocks Erase Loss Amid Buying Ahead of Index Changes" Bloomberg 4:26 PM
  • "Stocks Pare Losses, End Flat for the Day" TheStreet 4:26 PM
  • "Stocks stuck on fiscal cliff treadmill" CNNMoney 9:21 AM
  • "For Stocks, an Up and Down Month" WSJ.com [Paid Membership Required] 6:45 PM
  • "Stocks may get fiscal cliff boost" CNNMoney 9:20 AM
  • "Asia Markets: Asia stocks buoyant at month's end/Nikkei, Taiex rise 5.8% in November; Chinese indexes suffer losses" MarketWatch 9:24 AM
  • "Europe Markets: European stocks tally 2% rise in November/Narrow moves mark major bourses' final session of the month" MarketWatch 6:45 PM
  • "Most active Nasdaq-traded stocks: Nasdaq's 10 most active stocks at the close of trading" Associated Press 6:45 PM
  • "Midday Glance: Computer companies/Computer companies shares down at 1 p.m." Associated Press 12:55 PM
  • "Four Technology Companies that May Join the Special Dividend Rally" Forbes 11:27 AM

 
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