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MacSurfer's Archive: Tuesday, December 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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  • "Apple tells court it 'has a general policy against licensing its inventions, particularly to competitors'" Foss Patents 3:10 PM
  • "Court orders patents in Apple-HTC deal to be made public: Only the pricing and royalty terms of the agreement were allowed to be sealed"  PC Advisor 7:59 AM
  • "Patents in Apple, HTC court case to be made public" ZDNet 7:58 AM
  • "'Pent-up demand' to help drive iPhone 5 sales in China, say analysts: iPhone 5 pre-orders for China Unicom exceed 100,000 reservations on the first day"  IDG News Service 7:59 AM
  • "China Unicom Racks Up 100,000 iPhone Reservations on First Day" The Next Web 8:16 AM
  • "iPhone 5 snags 100,000 preorders through China Unicom" CNET News 8:22 AM
  • "Loren Brichter: Designs on the future of iOS apps" GigaOM 6:34 PM
  • "Apple doubles size of Catawba County fuel cell project: Apple plans to double the size of its Catawba County fuel cell project, the nation's largest such venture not run by an electric utility, to 10 megawatts. Fifty fuel cells adjacent to its $1 billion data center in Maiden are expected to be operating by January, Apple said in papers filed with the N.C. Utilities Commission. They will be fueled by 'directed biogas,' in which cleaned methane from a landfill is injected into a natural gas pipeline." News & Observer, NC 7:40 PM
  • "Apple looks to double its N.C. biogas fuel cell farm" CNET News 9:29 PM
  • "Ex-trader charged over?$1bn Apple scheme" Financial Times [Paid Membership Required] 7:41 PM
  • "Apple consistently convinces customers to upgrade OS X" Computerworld 8:23 AM
  • "With iTunes 11, music software sees its sixth logo change" Los Angeles Times [Paid Membership Required] 1:01 PM
  • "Sophos declares 2012 the year of Android and Mac malware, as cybercriminals look beyond Windows" The Next Web 12:16 PM
  • "Android And Mac Malware Surged In 2012 As Hackers Looked Beyond Windows [Report] Cult of Android 12:16 PM
  • "New 'Dockster' malware targets Apple computers: The basic trojan has been found on a website dedicated to the Dalai Lama, according to security vendor Intego" IDG News Service 8:23 AM
  • "New Dockster Mac Trojan Appears on Dalai Lama-related Site" The Mac Observer 9:25 AM
  • "iTunes Gets an Upgrade Without Missing a Beat" ["Overall, however, I found the new iTunes a pleasure to use. The venerable program is now brighter and more colorful, with clever and pleasing new capabilities and faster search. There is tighter integration between the library of media that resides on your computer, and media stored in Apple's online iCloud service. Streaming from the cloud has been expanded. The store has also been made cleaner, simpler and easier to use."] AllThingsD 8:14 PM
  • "iTunes Gets an Upgrade Without Missing a Beat" [Paid Membership Required] 9:06 PM
  • "iTunes 11 review: Simple is as simple does/'Dramatically simplified' UI has its perks, but lost features and bugs confound users." Ars Technica 2:37 PM
  • "iTunes 11: A new beginning" tech2 7:57 AM
  • "iTunes 11: The Features Apple Removed, and Alternatives" TidBITS 1:37 PM
  • "Video: Redeeming iTunes cards with a camera: iTunes 11 Feature" Insanely Great Mac 11:56 AM
  • "Is iTunes Plus gone? iTunes 11 offers DRM-free audio re-downloads" TUAW 1:45 PM
  • "Your Mac's Text to Speech Is Great for Proofreading" Low End Mac 9:43 AM
  • "Q&A: Locking Up the Mac" New York Times [Free/Paid Registration Required] 8:21 AM
  • "Use Transmit to create 'quick upload' droplets" TUAW 8:31 AM
  • "Change The iTunes 11 Search Feature Back To The Older Functionality [OS X Tips] Cult of Mac 8:39 AM
  • "iTunes 11: Keyboard shortcut to add songs to Up Next queue" Mac OS X Hints 10:28 AM
  • "Drag and Drop Songs into iTunes 11"s 'Up Next' Queue" Lifehacker 8:38 AM
  • "How To Make Small Photos Crazy Large And Without Crazy Jaggies (all on your Mac)" McSolo 7:41 AM
  • "A Unique New Way To Launch Apps On Your Mac (think groups of apps)" Mac 360 7:43 AM
  • "A Quick One-Click Way To Manage Disks, CDs, DVDs From The Mac's Menubar" NoodleMac 7:43 AM
  • "An Odd Way To Manage A Budget Visually On Your Mac, But It Works" Mac 360 7:43 AM
  • "The iPod To Mac Backup App You Don't Need Until Your Really Need It" TeraTalks 7:42 AM
  • "Prove You're A True Blue Mac Geek With The Geekiest Countdown Timer Ever" BohemianBoomer 7:42 AM
  • "iTunes 11: Searching Is Abysmally Slow with Large Libraries [Video] Kirkville 9:42 AM
  • "There's life in iTunes yet – global expansion is good news for labels" paidContent 8:15 AM
  • "Three Things Apple Didn't Get Right in iTunes 11" Techland 8:00 AM
  • "Apple iTunes puts Beatles for sale in Russia: why Steve Jobs would smile" Computerworld 7:44 AM
  • "The Best iTunes Ever? What Apple Gets Right And Gets Wrong In iTunes 11" Mac 360 7:41 AM
Press Releases
  • "Apple Releases iWork Update For iOS And Mac" AppleBitch 4:21 PM
  • "BBEdit 10.5 Adds Versions and Brings Web Sites into Projects" TidBITS 6:41 PM
  • "BBEdit 10.5 adds Retina display support, navigation improvements, and more" Macworld 1:44 PM
  • "BBEdit 10.5 Release Notes: BBEdit 10.5 is a significant feature update which includes support for Macs with the high-resolution 'Retina' displays, assorted new features, and fixes for reported issues." Bare Bones Software 12:56 PM
  • "MetaEdit+ 5.0 Released" MetaCase 8:35 AM
  • "Fun Greetings Deluxe for OS X: Easily Print + Email Stunning Photo Cards" prMac 7:54 AM
  • "Mac apps: Evernote 5.0.2, Dropbox 1.6.3 updates" FairerPlatform 9:41 AM
  • "Apple Remote Desktop Client 3.6.2, Admin 3.6.1" FairerPlatform 7:44 AM
General Interest/Potpourri
  • "Google's Schmidt sends Apple message about 'adult way to run a business': Eric Schmidt describes uneven ties between the smartphone rivals, registers surprise at recent Apple decisions governing their relationship."  CNET News 5:07 PM
  • "Google's Explainer-in-Chief Can't Explain Apple" [Paid Membership Required] 6:43 PM
  • "Google's CEO Says His Company And Apple Will Resolve Issues 'Like Adults'" Cult of Android 9:29 PM
  • "CBS Not Embracing iPad: During the latest WSJ Viewpoints Executive Breakfast interview, CBS CEO Leslie Moonves answers questions from the audience about his network's lack of presence on mobile devices like the iPad." [Video Report] [Paid Membership Required] 12:17 PM
  • "Will We Not See Crowds Lining Up For The iPhone 5 in China?" M.I.C. Gadget 12:21 PM
  • "Video: Apple's event marketing meets its match in China" Fortune 12:21 PM
  • "Live blog: Apple, Samsung face off in patent hearing, 12:30 p.m. Thursday" Contra Costa Times 7:42 PM
  • "Apple Launches Russian iTunes Missing Top Acts" [Video Report] Bloomberg 7:51 AM
  • "iTunes Store expands to 119 countries, keeping rivals at bay" Macworld 12:27 PM
  • "Apple Expands iTunes, Adding 56 New Countries" [Paid Membership Required] 12:20 PM
  • "Apple Launches iTunes Store In Russia, India, South Africa And More Countries" Geeky Gadgets 7:57 AM
  • "iTunes Store finally available for India, rent HD movies for Rs 120" tech2 7:58 AM
  • "It's Official. Apple iPhone 5 to Launch in Malaysia on December 14" VernonChan 7:44 AM
  • "Adfonic Global AdMetrics Report: 108 billion mobile ad requests say iPhone still king for advertisers" VentureBeat 8:30 AM
  • "Black Friday sales of Windows notebooks down 10%, Apple's MacBooks stay flat" AppleInsider 8:34 AM
  • "UK sales data shows the Galaxy S3 and iPhone 4S are more popular than the iPhone 5" Digital Trends 8:29 AM
  • "Arendi: 'All Apple's products infringe on our patents'/'Patent troll' goes after Apple for infringing method, system and computer readable medium for addressing handling from a computer program patent" Macworld UK 8:27 AM
  • "Apps Redirect Text Messages, and Profits, From Cellular Providers" ["Apple's free texting service, iMessage, comes installed on iPhones, iPads and iPod Touch devices, where it automatically routes messages over the Internet if they are being sent to another Apple device. The service also works with the Messages app on Apple's computers. That could encourage people to continue buying Apple products to keep in touch with family and friends cheaply and easily. Even the design of iMessage makes people feel like they're in a special clique: an iMessage shows up on an Apple device as a blue bubble, while a normal text message from a non-Apple phone is green."] New York Times [Free/Paid Registration Required] 8:00 PM
  • "Apple Ad Alumni Get Backing From Google Ventures" New York Times [Free/Paid Registration Required] 7:59 AM
  • "Ashton Kutcher's Steve Jobs film premiering at Sundance" Los Angeles Times [Paid Membership Required] 12:19 PM
  • "Steve Jobs movie to premiere at Sundance" T3 8:39 AM
  • "Chinese student fails job interview because of iPhone" The Register 9:11 AM
Non-Apple News
  • "Polymorphic malware on the rise, says Sophos" V3 8:35 AM
  • "The Portable Podcast, Episode 166" 148Apps 12:59 PM
  • "Eight Questions for Rick Smolan About the Human Face of Big Data" AllThingsD 9:00 AM
  • "iPad Mini & iPad Shipments: Q4 2012 Estimate based on Supply, Latent Demand & Cannibalization"  tech-thoughts 7:46 AM
  • "Analyst: Apple will sell a record-breaking 24-26M iPads this quarter, including 6-7M minis" VentureBeat 3:10 PM
  • "Apple Lifts Two-Per-Customer Order Limit on iPhone 5" MacRumors 6:47 PM
  • "Apple sacks two-per-customer rule for iPhone 5" CNET News 9:38 PM
  • "Improving production yields on iPhone 5 expected to boost profitability for Apple" AppleInsider 8:34 AM
  • "iPad shipments could hit 26 million this quarter, says analyst" CNET News 12:19 PM
  • "Apple could ship an estimated 26 million iPads over the holiday quarter" BGR 8:16 AM
  • "Apple hiring 'dozens' of Texas Instrument engineers to improve chips" Digital Trends 6:43 PM
  • "Apple Dumped ARM's Designs In iPhone And iPad, But Nobody Noticed" Seeking Alpha 12:19 PM
  • "13-inch MacBook Pro Sales Slipping?" Tapscape 8:15 AM
  • "Wait time for iPhone 5 online orders now 2 to 4 days" Los Angeles Times [Paid Membership Required] 1:41 PM
  • "You won't be adding an aftermarket SSD to your new iMac: A custom connector means a factory SSD, or none at all." Ars Technica 8:51 AM
  • "Are New iMacs Being Made in America?" Forbes 12:20 PM
  • "Apple releases iOS 6.1 beta 3 to developers" Macworld UK 8:27 AM
  • "US Patent & Trademark Office Grants Apple Registered Trademarks for 'Retina' & 'Game Center' Icon" Patently Apple 8:30 AM
  • "Apple adds to its trademark list with Retina (TM)" CNET News 12:34 PM
Granted Apple Patents
  • "Apple Wins 6 Design Patents Covering iPhone 4, iPad & MagSafe" Patently Apple 8:30 AM
  • "Apple wins patents on iPhone 4 design, MagSafe" CNET News 8:48 AM
  • "Apple patent involves a virtual sound capturing device in a 3D interface" AppleDailyReport 10:20 AM
  • "Apple granted patent for low threshold face recognition" AppleDailyReport 10:36 AM
  • "Forget sleep mode; your Macs may one day hibernate" AppleDailyReport 10:20 AM
Price Trackers/Deals
  • "Call of Snakes For iPhone and iPad Is Temporarily Available For Free (Normally $0.99)" Apple Sliced 9:17 AM
  • "Nun Attack For iPhone and iPad Is Free Right Now (Previously $0.99)" Apple Sliced 9:17 AM
  • "Plicplic For iPhone and iPad Is Free Today (Was $0.99)" Apple Sliced 9:17 AM
  • "15" MacBook Pro Prices & Sales" MacPrices 8:14 AM
  • "13" MacBook Pro Prices & Sales" MacPrices 8:14 AM
  • "MacBook Air Prices & Sales" MacPrices 8:14 AM
  • "PadGadget Daily App Deal – 12 iPad Apps on Sale" PadGadget 8:38 AM

  • "Baig review: Updated iMac from Apple is a knockout/A desktop computer may not be the most practical choice you can make. But the brand new iMac is hard to pass by."  USA Today 6:32 PM
  • "New iMac is Apple's best ever: There's no question that this is one of the best desktops the company has ever shipped."  Fortune 9:16 AM
  • "Review: Das Keyboard Model S Professional for Mac is a solid mechanical-switch keyboard" Macworld 8:15 AM
  • "ZAGG Mini 9 keyboard case for the iPad mini review" ZDNet 9:13 AM
  • "Focusrite iTrack Solo Brings Flexibility to Your iPad Studio" Wired 9:24 AM
  • "Jawbone UP: new internals and attractive mobile app provide stylish life tracking (review)" ZDNet 9:14 AM
  • "Jawbone's new UP band and iOS software are greatly improved (gallery)" ZDNet 9:14 AM
  • "ColorMunki Smile review: Get the perfect colours on your screen with this simple to use calibration tool" Macworld UK 8:38 AM
  • "Review: NewerTech NuStand Alloy Display Stand for Apple TV" Beatweek Magazine 6:22 PM
  • "Motörheadphönes Overkill earphones review" The Register 8:22 AM
  • "Logitech Ultrathin Keyboard Cover for iPad: Limited, Still Great" The Mac Observer 2:49 PM
  • "Hoverbar unites your Mac and iPad in matrimony (more or less)" AppleDailyReport 9:02 AM
iPad/iPhone/iPod touch Apps
  • "Custom Magazine Focuses on the Big Pictures" [Zite 2.0] AllThingsD 6:47 PM
  • "Zite 2.0: A smarter, snappier personalized magazine for iOS" CNET News 5:19 PM
  • "Zite intelligent magazine iOS app goes 2.0 with Facebook integration and 40,000 categories" The Next Web 6:47 PM
  • "Gmail for iOS review: More reasons to have two e-mail apps" CNET Reviews 9:29 PM
  • "Gmail 2.0 is a promising but ultimately flawed option for iOS users: Almost, but not quite the Gmail app we've been waiting for" The Verge 6:35 PM
  • "Hands-on: Gmail 2.0 for iOS is more Google-Plus-ified than ever" Ars Technica 4:21 PM
  • "A Much Nicer Gmail for iPhone and iPad" Techland 1:44 PM
  • "'The Human Face of Big Data' app humanizes growing world of data analytics" AppleInsider 8:34 AM
  • "Chrome For iOS: A Failure? Google's Chrome browser might be making gains on Android devices, but its presence: and performance: on iOS devices is pitiful." InformationWeek 12:34 PM
  • "App Review: AltaMail is a modest improvement over iOS's Mail app" Macworld 8:39 AM
  • "Mac News: Reviews: MonoPhix Creates Monochrome Effects on the Cheap" MacNewsWorld 9:18 AM
  • "Gifted Makes You A Gifted Gift Giver [Review] Cult of Mac 12:16 PM
  • "iPad Apps for a Stress Free Christmas" PadGadget 12:27 PM
  • "Startup cloud app Younity aims to take on iCloud: The new app links together multiple devices so users can search and access files without sticking them in the cloud first." CNET News 8:22 AM
  • "Correct & Enhance Dim Photos With Orasis For iPhone & iPad" AddictiveTips 8:02 AM
  • "Try The iPhone App That Does For Your Calendar Events What Siri Does Not" Mac 360 7:41 AM
  • "The Good Life review: Break out the Hawaiian shirts for this tropical tourism game" Macworld UK 8:40 AM
  • "'Dental Surgery' Is The Most Bizarre iPad App I've Ever Seen" ReadWrite 8:31 AM
  • "Appidemic: Zombies, Run! for iPhone, iPod touch" AppleTell 8:15 AM
  • "Nora Mobile Review: Nara Mobile is a restaurant recommendation app that discovers eateries based on personal preferences, but it only caters to major cities in the U.S. and Canada." 148Apps 12:27 PM
  • "Freeze! Review: This gravity-defying physics puzzle will keep players watching their every move to navigate a lone hero out of labyrinth prisons to set him free." 148Apps 1:43 PM
  • "Starbloom Review" 148Apps 8:39 AM
  • "Jet Raiders Review" 148Apps 9:17 AM
  • "How To: travel the world with your smartphone" The Verge 8:39 AM
  • "Holiday Guide: How to buy Apple gear, affordably" Macworld 8:15 AM
  • "Word Derby Review" 148Apps 10:27 AM
  • "Using a stronger passcode on your iOS device" iLounge 9:58 AM
  • "How To Delete Recent Email Contacts" App Advice 8:39 AM
  • "How to play and control music using Siri" iMore 8:39 AM
  • "Cassandra -Wednesday Review -The Week in Full Swing" eXtensions 8:05 PM
  • "Past Unlawful Injunctions Shouldn't Cloud Samsung Galaxy S III's Future" TechCrunch 5:19 PM
  • "The Auto Industry's iPhone Dilemma – To Connect Or Not?"  Apple'n'Apps 5:10 PM
  • "Barclays Makes the Case for a Cheaper $AAPL iPhone" The Mac Observer 4:31 PM
  • "iOS Lockscreen Concept [Images] iClarified 12:24 PM
  • "Is 2013 the Year of iTravel?" CNBC 12:20 PM
  • "Everything About eBooks & eReaders, Pt 3: Apple's iPad" The Mac Observer 11:56 AM
  • "Apple's iTunes is, Standing Alone, One Of The Largest Media Companies" Forbes 9:58 AM
  • "The Macalope Daily: Fringe analysis" Macworld [Insider Content] 9:50 AM
  • "Apple predictions for 2013: Entry-level iPhone, Apple HDTV and a MacBook Air with iOS" BGR 9:50 AM
  • "Patents in Apple/HTC settlement can't be sealed, judge says" Electronista 9:26 AM
  • "Apple predictions 2013: iPhone mini, Apple HDTV, MacBook with iOS" BGR 9:17 AM
  • "I Gained Three Insights on Tablets After Shopping With My Mother" TheStreet 8:45 AM
  • "New York Times Tech God Nick Bilton: The iPad Mini Is The Only Gadget I Need In Life" Business Insider 12:15 PM
  • "The iPad Mini, Perfect for My Desert Island"  New York Times [Free/Paid Registration Required] 8:41 AM
  • "Why I tried to buy The Daily" GigaOM 1:36 PM
  • "Why The Daily Failed, And What Rupert Murdoch Should Have Launched Instead" ReadWrite 12:27 PM
  • "Chart of the day: WinTel gives way to Apple and Android" Fortune 8:26 AM
  • "This Guy Had A Horrible MacBook Pro Experience, And Then Things Got Worse At The Genius Bar" Business Insider 8:01 AM
  • "iPhone users 'can't take the pain and suffering' of employment" ZDNet 7:59 AM
  • "Does size matter? iPhone 5 vs. Galaxy S3 vs. Galaxy Note 2" CNET News 7:58 AM
  • "With Smoldering Cubicle Photo, Ashton Kutcher Erases All Doubts About His Ability to Portray Steve Jobs" Grantland 2:38 PM
  • "Can the Steve Jobs biopic deliver?" TG Daily 12:01 PM
  • "Ashton Kutcher is Steve Jobs" BetaNews 8:39 AM
  • "A Comment on the Closing of The Daily" eXtensions 7:44 AM
  • "Apple's Stock Is Going To $800. Or, $400, Depending On Which Analyst You Believe" PixoBebo 7:41 AM
  • "Microsoft Surface Fail: Developers Shun Platform" Tapscape 12:58 PM
  • "Google Has Lost Control of Android" Low End Mac 12:37 PM
  • "Review: A month with the Samsung Chromebook" 9 to 5 Google 8:38 AM
  • "Sailfish: the first real competitor to iPhone and Android?" SmartPlanet 7:59 AM
  • "iTunes Store Launches In Iran, North Korea" Not9to5Mac 6:31 PM
  • "Rumor Roundup: Internet Explorer for Mac; OS X 10.9; iPhone 7" Not9to5Mac 6:28 PM
Press Releases/Products/Public Relations
  • "Apple Updates iWork for Mac & iOS w/Better Office Compatibility" The Mac Observer 6:30 PM
  • "Apple Updates iWork Apps to 1.7 - Inching Closer to Parity with Desktop" 148Apps 5:11 PM
  • "YouTube Gets Shiny New iPad, iPhone App" Mashable 5:11 PM
  • "Google finally updates YouTube app for iPad, iPhone 5" CNET News 5:06 PM
  • "YouTube's home screen on iPad" CNET News 5:06 PM
  • "YouTube Hits The iPad With iOS App Update, Now Tailored To iPhone 5 Screen, Too" TechCrunch 4:21 PM
  • "Gift Guide: Hands-On With Lytro's Latest Features, Perspective Shift And Living Filters" TechCrunch 3:11 PM
  • "Passbook is for tickets, gift cards, coupons — and now business cards" GigaOM 2:30 PM
  • "Real Wood Skins For Macbooks" MacPrices 1:54 PM
  • "Mr. Ghost iPhone EMF detector for hunting hauntings: The Mr. Ghost EMF detector for the iPhone may be the perfect sidekick for ghost hunters, but it looks like fun for believers and non-believers alike." CNET News 1:43 PM
  • "'Battle Dungeon' iOS game aborted after rampant piracy overwhelms developers" The Verge 1:01 PM
  • "2012-Era iPhone 5 Bike Mount With 1980s-Era Style" Cult of Mac 12:59 PM
  • "Smarter address book: LinkedIn, Microsoft vets launch 'addappt' for iPhone" GeekWire 12:37 PM
  • "Push messaging developer Urban Airship acquires PassTools creator Tello" GeekWire 12:36 PM
  • " for iPad adds presentation update" TUAW 12:26 PM
  • "Amazon Updates Its Kindle App For iOS To Introduce X-Ray For Books" Cult of Mac 12:16 PM
  • "Jonathan Ross releases iPhone game" T3 12:15 PM
  • "AddAppt Debuts An Auto-Updating Mobile Address Book For iPhone" TechCrunch 11:54 AM
  • "Google Releases Gmail 2.0 For iOS: New version of Google's Gmail app for iOS features multiple account support and a more refined look." InformationWeek 4:59 PM
  • "Gmail app for iPhone, iPad gets multiple accounts, infinite scrolling + more" GigaOM 2:30 PM
  • "Gmail 2.0 comes to iOS with new design, added features: Profile pictures in messages, multiple accounts and autocomplete within search are among the goodies in the 2.0 update." CNET News 12:34 PM
  • "Gmail for iOS updated with multiple account support, new design, infinite scrolling inbox and more" The Next Web 12:08 PM
  • "Gmail 2.0 for iOS released with redesigned interface, multiple account support, and more" The Verge 11:59 AM
  • "Google Launches Gmail 2.0 On iOS With New Design, Support For Multiple Accounts, Calendar And Google+ Integration & More" TechCrunch 11:53 AM
  • "The Gmail app for iPhone and iPad: version 2.0 | Official Gmail Blog" Official Gmail Blog 11:52 AM
  • " Updates iOS App: Now Lets You Host Meetings From Your iPad" TechCrunch 10:29 AM
  • "Element Case's Ronin Slashes the Science of Style for iPhone 5" Run Around Tech 10:27 AM
  • "Facebook steps into the territory of iMessage, WhatsApp with new app" Ars Technica 10:14 AM
  • "Sorry, But This Is The Best iPhone 5 Accessory...Ever" AppleBitch 12:42 PM
  • "Apple devices get colored up by Anostyle" BGR 9:42 AM
  • "RE/MAX Regional Services Taps Apple's Passbook for Business Cards" PRNewswire 9:30 AM
  • "Kihon Games Reinvents Classic Drawing Telephone Game With Launch Of 'SketchPhrase' For iPhone, iPad, iPod" PRNewswire 9:30 AM
  • "Word vs Word App Releases Free Version with Game Center and Facebook" Daily Game 9:18 AM
  • "Invisible Glass Speaker Fits Into any Home" Cult of Mac 8:54 AM
  • "LaCie refreshes its best-selling hard drive, the d2, with Thunderbolt & USB 3.0" 9 to 5 Mac 8:52 AM
  • "Canon U.S.A. Announces New PIXMA Printers Support AirPrint for Wireless Printing from iPad, iPhone & iPod Touch Mobile Devices" Business Wire 8:51 AM
  • "Polk Audio delivers new Android and iOS headphones" Digital Trends 8:30 AM
  • "Cut the Rope creators' next game: Pudding Monsters" CNET News 8:26 AM
  • "Poshmark Stitches Up $12 Million in Funding for Its iPhone Thrift Store" AllThingsD 8:23 AM
  • "Survival Senbei iPhone 5 Case: First edible iPhone case" GadgetLite 8:15 AM
  • "ThisNext Launches Glossi, Its Free Digital Magazine Builder" TechCrunch 7:54 AM
  • "Urban Airship Acquires Tello, Maker Of PassTools For Apple's Passbook, Because Not All Brands Need Fully Featured Apps" TechCrunch 7:54 AM
  • "Steti iPad or Tablet stand" prMac 12:08 PM
  • "Introducing Status of the Class App, Now Available in iTunes" prMac 12:07 PM
  • "Fish Diary iPhone app - Diary for Fisherman" prMac 12:07 PM
  • "Free iPhone and iPad Game: Air Hippo" prMac 12:07 PM
  • "Post Secrets - Your Place for Anonymous Secrets and Fantasies" prMac 12:07 PM
  • "Just Released: The Ultimate Sight Words Education App for iOS" prMac 9:26 AM
  • "1312 Releases Pocket Lists for iPad and iPad mini" prMac 9:25 AM
  • "Irish-Boxing 1.0 released - Free iOS App" prMac 8:32 AM
  • "MAGICASE - The most innovative iPhone case to hit the market this XMAS" prMac 8:31 AM
  • "Auryn announces latest Kids Reading and Drawing App: The Chalk Box Story" prMac 8:31 AM
  • "A Different Twitter Client for iOS Released: Ticker for Twitter 1.0" prMac 7:54 AM
  • "Unknown Orbit- Jump and Fly Around a Surreal Planetary System as a Comet" prMac 7:54 AM
  • "New Marble Math Lite: Multiplication App For Kids Just Released" prMac 7:54 AM
  • "Weather Alert Map USA Launches on iPhone and iPad" prMac 7:54 AM
  • "Tap Tap Ants: Battlefield - Battle Between You And Ants Begin for Food" prMac 7:54 AM
  • "New Game Lets Users Simulate Gravity to Fly Through Levels" prMac 7:54 AM
  • "Monster's Life: Meet the Most Adorable Pet of Your Childhood" prMac 7:54 AM
  • "Kids can make their very own burgers, fries and sodas with Bamba Burger" prMac 7:54 AM
  • "BOUNCE dy Now Available on the App Store" prMac 7:54 AM
  • "Renowned Font Tester - 100 Best Fonts edition made it to iPad retina" prMac 7:53 AM
  • "TrobyWorks releases their latest Christian app, God's Promises for iOS" prMac 7:53 AM
  • "FishParty FunBand - The Subaquatic Remix and Recording Game" prMac 7:53 AM
  • "PhatWare Updates WritePad for iPad, Adds Text-to-Speech Synthesis" prMac 7:53 AM
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Computer Industry
  • "HP Remains Committed to Autonomy Amid Accounting Claims" Bloomberg 9:01 AM
  • "HP's Whitman: 'we're committed to Autonomy'" PC Pro [Free Registration Required] 9:45 AM
  • "HP's Whitman affirms commitment to Autonomy, stresses that HP remains 'quite profitable'" ARN 9:45 AM
  • "Autonomy founder Mike Lynch creates website to battle HP claims" Telegraph 9:44 AM
  • "Autonomy founder Mike Lynch creates website to rebut HP allegations" Los Angeles Times [Paid Membership Required] 9:45 AM
  • "HP Discover: Autonomy 'Even More' Central To HP" TechWeekEurope 9:44 AM
  • "Hewlett Packard– A Proud History and an Uncertain Future" The Motley Fool 12:19 PM
  • "HP AppSystem gets new apps for big data nous" ZDNet 9:44 AM
  • "Microsoft-Intel Push to Combat Apple in Tablets Sputtering" Bloomberg 8:59 AM
  • "8 things Microsoft is doing wrong: With Windows 8 off to a questionable start, it's a good time to talk about Microsoft's missteps." CNET Reviews 5:06 PM
  • "Windows 8 fails to revive world CPU biz: Forecasts scaled back as analysts, trade see continued decline" The Register 9:10 AM
  • "Microsoft's Surface demand is 'disappointing,' says analyst" ZDNet 9:14 AM
  • "Microsoft Surface sales may exceed 1M in Q4, says reseacher" CNET News 6:44 PM
  • "Microsoft Recommits To Education With $250 million" Ventures 9:05 AM
  • "Motorola fails to win Xbox ban in US and Germany" BBC 9:08 AM
  • "Xboxes stay on sale but may cost Microsoft money in Google case" The Register 9:11 AM
  • "Q&A: Intel Tech Chief Rattner Peers Into the Future" WSJ Blogs 8:56 AM
  • "Intel sells debt, shares jump on stock buyback hopes" Reuters 5:07 PM
  • "AMD Unveils Nine New Opteron Processors" PC Magazine 2:37 PM
  • "AMD outs new Opteron server chips for cloud app providers" ZDNet 9:13 AM
  • "AMD finishes its 'Piledriver' Opteron server chip rollout" The Register 9:11 AM
  • "Ellison's Oracle Accelerates Payment of Dividends" [Video Report] Bloomberg 8:59 AM
  • "Oracle suffers premature remuneration: Spaffs $900m on shareholders" The Register 9:10 AM
Finances (Click heading for current Apple Stock price.)
Apple News
  • "Apple's Eddy Cue lets go of $8.76M in stock: Apple's iTunes and iCloud chief has sold off a healthy chunk of stock, but he's still got plenty of shares tucked away." CNET News 6:32 PM
  • "Is This Why Apple Opened Lower?" ["Scanning some early headlines, about the only report that could be feeding the bearish sentiment is one out of everyone's favorite rumor mill, Digitimes. The infamously hit-or-miss publication says that Apple has reduced its orders of MacBook Pro models from component suppliers since Apple has 'high inventory levels' for the ingredients. These tipsters say that shipments to the Mac maker are roughly 20% lower than the company's original estimates."] The Motley Fool 6:46 PM
  • "Apple Earnings Will Grow, Just Don't Expect The Market To Pay A Fatter Premium" Forbes 4:49 PM
  • "Cramer Picks Apple Over Google" [Video Report] TheStreet 1:42 PM
  • "What's Next for Apple?" Breakout 8:20 AM
  • "Apple: Sterne Agee Ups Ests As iPhone 5 Lead Times Improve" Forbes 8:25 AM
  • "Apple: What Is The Market Telling Us About iPhone Unit Sales?" Seeking Alpha 8:20 AM
  • "Will Apple Be Next Up to Pay a Special Dividend?" [Video Report] Bloomberg 9:27 AM
  • "Apple Seen Shunning Special-Dividend Bandwagon" Bloomberg 7:56 AM
  • "Apple Stock 'Lower From Here': Adami" CNBC 5:11 PM
  • "Apples And Oranges In The Manufacturing Data?" Seeking Alpha 8:20 AM
Industry News
  • "Asia Markets: Asia stocks mostly higher, as China rallies/Asia stocks traded mostly higher Wednesday, as gains for financials helped support Hong Kong and Australia." MarketWatch 9:07 PM
  • "Fiscal cliff wrangling pressures stocks" CNNMoney 8:52 AM
  • "Stock Futures Flat Amid Fiscal Caution" FOXBusiness 8:44 AM
  • "Stocks Dip on Quiet Day: U.S. stocks finished a quiet day of trading in negative territory as telecommunications and utilities stocks sputtered." [Paid Membership Required] 4:41 PM
  • "Stock Futures Point to Slightly Higher Wall Street Open" TheStreet 8:44 AM
  • "Stocks: Fiscal cliff on the brain" CNNMoney 8:44 AM
  • "Asia Markets: Asia stocks mostly lower, as data disappoint/Most of Asia's major stock markets ended flat to lower Tuesday, weighed down by weak global manufacturing data, although China's stocks gained back their sparkle to end higher after setting fresh lows early in the session." MarketWatch 8:44 AM
  • "Europe Markets: Banks lead Europe stocks higher; cliff in focus/Banks led European stock markets higher in choppy trade on Tuesday, with investors keeping an eye on continuing budget wrangling between Democrats and Republicans in the U.S., which seemed to have come to a deadlock." MarketWatch 8:44 AM
  • "Most active Nasdaq-traded stocks: Nasdaq's 10 most active stocks at the close of trading" Associated Press 9:07 PM
  • "Final Glance: Computer companies/Computer companies shares mixed at the close of trading" Associated Press 9:07 PM
  • "Midday Glance: Computer companies/Computer companies shares mixed at 1 p.m." Associated Press 12:28 PM

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