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MacSurfer's Archive: Tuesday, December 18, 2012


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  • "ITC judge sides with Apple against Google on phone patent: Google's Motorola Mobility unit cannot assert a patent against Apple Inc which covers a sensor that stops phone users from dialing wrong numbers on touchscreen devices, a U.S. trade judge ruled." Reuters 8:09 PM
  • "ITC judge sides with Apple against Google on phone patent" Reuters 9:37 PM
  • "ITC judge sides with Apple in latest Motorola patent spat" CNET News 9:37 PM
  • "Apple v Samsung: Judge rejects Apple plea for sales ban"  BBC 8:06 AM
  • "Samsung Drops Requests To Ban Apple Products" Sky News 8:05 AM
  • "Samsung drops Apple injunctions in Europe"  The Verge 7:59 AM
  • "Samsung drops attempt to ban Apple sales in Europe" Reuters 9:36 PM
  • "Win for the EU: Samsung drops all requests for standards-based sales bans against Apple in Europe" Foss Patents 8:30 AM
  • "Samsung drops injunction requests against Apple in the UK, Netherlands, Italy, France and Germany" The Next Web 8:00 AM
  • "Samsung ends FRAND litigation against Apple in Europe --is peace near?" Computerworld 8:53 AM
  • "Samsung Drops Injunction Applications against Apple" [Paid Membership Required] 9:33 AM
  • "Samsung to Stop Suits Seeking to Block Apple Sales in Eur" Bloomberg 8:59 AM
  • "Samsung to Withdraw Suits to Block EU Apple Sales" [Video Report] Bloomberg 8:58 AM
  • "Samsung drops Apple ban request in Europe" CNET News 8:06 AM
  • "Samsung drops Apple legal cases across Europe" V3 8:21 AM
  • "Samsung withdraws Apple suit in Europe" Financial Times [Paid Membership Required] 8:09 AM
  • "Judge denies Apple permanent injunction, throws out Samsung's jury misconduct claims"  Foss Patents 7:47 AM
  • "Judge denies retrial to Samsung in patent dispute with Apple: Apple has also been denied a permanent injunction on some Samsung products"  IDG News Service 8:12 AM
  • "Judge: There'll be no US Samsung ban, BUT no new trial with Apple either/Lucy 'the Enforcer' Koh - Now you kids behave yourselves now..." The Register 8:07 AM
  • "Apple loses bid for permanent ban on Samsung phones in U.S.: A U.S. judge denied Apple's attempt to get a sales ban on a number of Samsung devices, some four months after a jury found patent infringement." CNET News 7:47 AM
  • "U.S. Judge Denies Apple Request for Ban on Samsung" [Paid Membership Required] 8:09 AM
  • "Apple request for Samsung phone ban is denied" CNNMoney 8:07 AM
  • "Apple Vs. Samsung: U.S. Judge Denies Apple's Request For Permanent Injunction, Tosses Samsung's Call For New Trial" TechCrunch 8:12 AM
  • "Apple request for US ban on Samsung smartphone sales rejected by judge: Ruling comes despite jury awarding US company over $1bn for patent infringement by Samsung in August" The Guardian 8:15 AM
  • "Judge rejects Apple injunction bid vs. Samsung" Reuters 8:05 AM
  • "Judge Denies Apple Request for Ban on Samsung Products" PC Magazine 9:36 AM
  • "Apple and Samsung hit by latest US ruling" Financial Times [Paid Membership Required] 8:09 AM
  • "Apple in Talks With Foursquare About Data-Sharing Deal" [Paid Membership Required] 7:43 AM
  • "Behind Apple's Big Stock Decline: Apple's stock is down and its products are getting discounted at Walmart. Suddenly, the company is suffering on Main Street and Wall Street." The Daily Beast 8:18 AM
  • "Penguin settles DOJ lawsuit over alleged e-book price-fixing: Antitrust lawsuit accused Apple and five book publishers of conspiring to artificially hike prices. Now all but Apple and Macmillan have settled." CNET News 9:37 PM
  • "Apple seeds OS X 10.8.3 build 12D43 to developers" 9 to 5 Mac 3:22 PM
  • "Understanding the new views in iTunes 11" Macworld 8:25 AM
  • "Navigate iTunes 11 from the keyboard" Macworld 8:25 AM
  • "7 low-cost videoconferencing services: Which is best for your meeting? Remote colleagues and friends are the norm today. We look at 7 online services that help you keep in touch." Computerworld 10:13 AM
  • "How to Set Time Limits for Computer Use in Mac OS X" OS X Daily 11:50 AM
  • "Show Just One Calendar At A Time On Your Mac [OS X Tips] Cult of Mac 8:29 AM
  • "How To Avoid Wrangling And Wrestling With Files And Folders On A Mac" Mac 360 8:00 AM
  • "4 Reasons To Fall In Love With A Photo Time Lapse Editor For Your Mac" Mac 360 8:00 AM
  • "How about iOS app, OS X Dashboard widget with iCloud support status?" AppleDailyReport 8:25 AM
  • "Mac Users Are More Generous Than Windows Users" Forbes 12:59 PM
  • "Mac People Are Better? See the 'Proof" Tapscape 8:00 AM
Press Releases
  • "Skitch for Mac update adds back 'classic' features, performance improvements" Engadget 12:59 PM
  • "Aquafadas PulpMotion 3.5 Spreads Holiday Cheer With New Slideshow Release" Aquafadas 9:42 AM
  • "Mac JRE Update: Java SE 7 1.7.0_10 is OS X 10.8 certified" FairerPlatform 9:36 AM
  • "23 Block Transforming Final Cut Pro X Transitions" Stupid Raisins 9:10 AM
  • "Mac App Blocker 2.0 for OS X - A Single Password Protects Selected Apps" prMac 8:14 AM
  • "Crystal Tower Game for Mac OS is Updated and is Free for a Limited Time" prMac 8:14 AM
  • "Chronos Announces FREE Holiday Cards" Chronos 7:57 AM
General Interest/Potpourri
  • "TIME Reveals Its Short List for Person of the Year 2012" Time 7:07 PM
  • "Marissa Mayer, Tim Cook are finalists for Time's Person of the Year award" Silicon Valley 11:21 AM
  • "Tim Cook shortlisted for Time's Person of the Year" iDownload Blog 7:07 PM
  • "Android Is Bigger, But Here's Why Apple Is Still the Undisputed App Cash King" Wired 9:35 AM
  • "Apple Now Tracking Working Hours for Over One Million Supply Chain Employees" MacRumors 12:41 PM
  • "Google Maps snares 10M downloads on iOS App Store: Makes up for months off iPhone with 48-hour return rush" Computerworld 8:12 AM
  • "Lost no more: Google Maps for iOS gets 10 million downloads in first two days" Digital Trends 8:18 AM
  • "Apple and Foursquare sitting in a tree — m.a.p.p.i.n.g" VentureBeat 8:53 AM
  • "Apple Reportedly in Talks With Foursquare to Add Local Data to Maps" Mashable 9:11 AM
  • "Apple and foursquare, sitting in a tree? A WSJ report suggests the two are in 'early discussions' for Maps integration." Ars Technica 9:53 AM
  • "Apple API Strengthens Facebook Ads By Letting You Install App Store Apps Without Leaving FB For iOS 6" TechCrunch 2:59 PM
  • "Nickelodeon Pulls SpongeBob App Amidst Privacy Complaint: Nickelodeon has pulled a popular SpongeBob app from the App Store amidst a consumer group's privacy complaint." PC Magazine 10:52 AM
  • "Apple Vs. Microsoft: A CRN TV Retail Store Comparison" [Video Report] CRN 10:11 AM
  • "Apple's iPad mini more popular than iPad 4, Nexus 7, Kindle Fire, research finds: 'iPad mini' is most searched for tablet this Christmas, while iPad 3 and 4 interest dwindles" Macworld UK 7:56 AM
  • "Apple's iPad Mini and iPad 4 Gets Vital License For China's 3G Network" M.I.C. Gadget 8:29 AM
  • "iPad Mini, fourth-gen iPad with cellular near China stores" CNET News 8:22 AM
  • "Apple warns: 'Order now for Christmas delivery'/Time running out for Christmas orders" Macworld UK 7:56 AM
  • "Apple Store Is Now Offering Free Next Day Shipping In USA" AppleBitch 8:31 AM
  • "Steve Wozniak's IT predictions for 2013 include advanced voice control, flexible displays" Macworld UK 10:00 AM
  • "Brazil's IGB says registered brand 'IPHONE' in Brazil-filing" Reuters 4:10 PM
  • "Brazilian company plans 'IPHONE' brand smartphones" iLounge 4:09 PM
  • "iPhone runs Android in Brazil (no, really)" VentureBeat 4:23 PM
  • "LG trolls Apple with ads, posters in Korea" ZDNet 12:40 PM
  • "From Apple Maps to Epic Hacks: The Year's Top Tech Fails" Wired 8:05 AM
Non-Apple News
  • "Lenovo Reinvents the IBM TrackPoint" Patent Bolt 2:48 PM
  • "Google's Music Locker Now Works Like Apple's and Amazon's. Except It's Free." AllThingsD 1:35 PM
  • "Google Music Launches Its iTunes Match-Like Scan-And-Match Feature In The U.S." TechCrunch 12:42 PM
  • "Pixorial gets a makeover, increases free storage" USA Today 11:29 AM
  • "British start-ups scoop top prizes at Tech Trailblazers Awards" Techworld 11:24 AM
  • "Juniper CEO Johnson talks software, the company's recent challenges and key future directions" Network World 10:51 AM
  • "Tech the halls: Hottest holiday gadgets" [Video Report] NBC News 10:41 AM
  • "The Perl programming language turns 25" InfoWorld 10:32 AM
  • "Google's Music Locker Now Works Like Apple's and Amazon's. Except It's Free" AllThingsD 12:13 PM
  • "Google's Uptime Tsar Moonlights as Purveyor of 'Car Porn'" Wired Magazine 11:51 AM
  • "Google Helps Bring More Ancient Texts Online: Books Of Deuteronomy, Genesis And Others Offered In New Dead Sea Scrolls Digital Library" TechCrunch 11:21 AM
  • "Java 7 update 10 lets users restrict Java apps in browsers: Java users can now block Web-based Java content completely or enforce strict restrictions for it" IDG News Service 10:09 AM
  • "Sharp preps 6-in. notepad with 60-hour battery life: Monotone device features a stylus and has storage for 1,000 pages of digital scribbles, with USB sync" IDG News Service 10:09 AM
  • "Nokia's defunct MeeGo finds new life as Sailfish" CNET News 9:44 AM
  • "Nokia CEO: We have to move with more urgency (Q&A)" CNET News 9:44 AM
  • "Samsung unveils Galaxy Grand, a hybrid of the S III, Galaxy Note" PCWorld 10:47 AM
  • "Most flat-panel TVs will be Web-enabled by 2016" CNET News 9:43 AM
  • "Google Digitizes Ten Commandments, Book of Genesis" PC Magazine 1:31 PM
  • "Google launches Dead Sea Scrolls online library" Associated Press [Free Registration Required] 10:00 AM
  • "Android Phones And Tablets Ranked By Battery Life: Longest Lasting Smartphones Aren't Top-Tier Devices" TechCrunch 9:56 AM
  • "More Holiday Gift Ideas from The MacJury" MacVoicesTV 12:52 PM
  • "iPhone 5 owners report mixed results from iOS Wi-Fi bug fix: Apple serves up iOS 6.0.2 to fix 'a bug that could impact Wi-Fi'" Computerworld 3:57 PM
  • "Apple Release iOS 6.0.2 To Zap Wi-Fi Bugs, But Users Finding It Hard To Download Over-The-Air" TechCrunch 12:48 PM
  • "Apple releases iOS 6.0.2 to fix Wi-Fi issue: New software update to some of Apple's iOS devices promises to fix a bug that affected Wi-Fi." CNET News 1:00 PM
  • "Apple Releases iOS 6.0.2 Software Update for iPhone 5 and iPad Mini, Fixes Wi-Fi Bug" MacRumors 12:59 PM
  • "Is N.Y. wooing Apple for an upstate chip plant? Gov. Cuomo is looking to lure high-tech manufacturing to his state" Computerworld 8:09 AM
  • "A closer look at those iPhone supply chain cuts" Fortune 8:22 AM
  • "iPhone 6 spring launch is reason for iPhone 5 production slow down, analyst: Theory based on Apple's former CEO Sculley's comments about Apple moving to a quicker production cycle" Macworld UK 7:56 AM
  • "iOS 6.1 Near Completion, Beta 4 Seeded to Devs Earlier Today" PadGadget 8:29 AM
  • "Apple, Nvidia may stack graphics for Macs, iPads: Nvidia could develop chip stacks for Apple that would make for some pretty interesting iMacs, Macbooks and iPads. I'm just speculating on industry rumors, but it makes a lot of sense." EE Times 10:20 AM
  • "Happy New Year: iPhone 5S coming early next year, iPhone 6 in late 2013" Beatweek Magazine 7:32 PM
  • "Lackluster Display Tops iPad Mini Complaints" PC Magazine 12:41 PM
  • "Online storage prices come down slowly — Apple still the max" Gravitational Pull 12:45 PM
  • "Apple's 'late 2012' Macs get Wi-Fi update" CNET News 8:07 AM
  • "Apple releases 2012 MacBook and iMac firmware updates" TUAW 8:21 AM
  • "Apple Releases MacBook Pro Retina EFI Update v1.1 And Mac Wi-Fi Update 1.0" MacPrices 12:39 PM
  • "Apple's iPad, iPad mini LTE models cleared for sale in China" Electronista 8:19 AM
Granted Apple Patents
  • "Apple Granted Major Multi-Touch Patent Along with Eight Others" Patently Apple 7:48 AM
  • "Apple Wins a Design Patent for their Revolutionary 2007 iPhone" Patently Apple 7:48 AM
  • "Apple secures system-on-chip patent protecting future A-series processors" AppleInsider 8:21 AM
  • "Apple wins patent for OS X Preview app functionality" AppleInsider 8:21 AM
  • "Apple patent involves categorical shuffle interfaces" AppleDailyReport 8:53 AM
Price Trackers/Deals
  • "Walking Dead: The Game For iPhone and iPad Is Temporarily Available For Free (Normally $4.99)" Apple Sliced 9:05 AM
  • "Prince of Persia Retro For iPhone and iPad Is Free Right Now (Previously $0.99)" Apple Sliced 9:05 AM
  • "Airspin For iPhone and iPad Is Free Today (Was $4.99)" Apple Sliced 9:05 AM
  • "15" MacBook Pro Prices & Sales" MacPrices 8:26 AM
  • "13" MacBook Pro Prices & Sales" MacPrices 8:26 AM
  • "MacBook Air Prices & Sales" MacPrices 8:26 AM
  • "iPad Closeout & Refurbished & Used Buyer's Guide -Prices From $200 To $679" MacReviewZone 2:45 PM
  • "Best Buy, Sam's Club Offering iTunes Gift Card Discounts For A Limited Time" App Advice 8:19 AM
  • "Best Buy offers $100 iTunes gift card for $85" CNET News 10:13 AM
  • "PadGadget Daily App Deal – 40 iPad Apps on Sale" PadGadget 8:29 AM

  • "Hands-on with the Logitech Rechargeable Trackpad for Mac" TUAW 2:55 PM
  • "Pro App Shootout, PART ONE: 'late 2012" 27-inch iMac 3.4GHz Core i7 versus five recent Macs" Bare Feats 6:59 PM
  • "Review: RadTech BT600 Bluetooth Mouse for Mac and Windows" Beatweek Magazine 3:56 PM
  • "Skylanders Bluetooth Portal of Power Hardware Review" 148Apps 2:53 PM
  • "LifeProof encases your iPhone 5 in order to set it Fr?" AppleDailyReport 8:31 AM
  • "Best case scenario for the iPad mini: BookBook" ZDNet 12:40 PM
  • "The HiShop Dream Plus TWO-RING Case for iPhone 5 Review" Run Around Tech 8:30 AM
  • "The Rokstand: a quality stand with attitude [giveaway and review] iDownload Blog 8:25 AM
iPad/iPhone/iPod touch Apps
  • "Hands on with YouTube Capture for iOS" TechHive 8:28 AM
  • "Capture Videos For YouTube On Your iPhone With Google's YouTube Capture App" Mac 360 8:00 AM
  • "Discover & Listen To Free Audio Books On iPhone With Audiobooks HQ" AddictiveTips 8:19 AM
  • "Apple Strengthens Facebook Ads By Letting You Install App Store Apps Without Leaving Facebook For iOS 6" TechCrunch 2:22 PM
  • "'Matchblocks' Review - A Colorful Finger Twister" Touch Arcade 8:25 AM
  • "Appidemic: Bunny Cannon for iPhone, iPod Touch" AppleTell 8:33 AM
  • "App review: Into the Dead" PCWorld 10:12 AM
  • "The Grading Game Review: For the grammar Nazi inside all of us, The Grading Game challenges players to spot spelling errors and grammatical mistakes, all within a tight time limit." 148Apps 8:30 AM
  • "Retromatic HD Review" 148Apps 9:11 AM
  • "You Don't Know Jack Review" 148Apps 11:22 AM
  • "Hatch for iPhone: a Tamagotchi pet for the 'Tiny Wings' era" The Verge 10:12 AM
  • "How To Make Siri Read And Reply To New Messages" App Advice 8:19 AM
  • "How to send an app as a gift in iOS 6" Macworld UK 10:15 AM
  • "Cassandra -Wednesday Review -The Week in Full Swing" eXtensions 6:59 PM
  • "Apple Maps vs Google Maps apps for iPhone: fact and fiction you need to know" Beatweek Magazine 4:08 PM
  • "The Truth About Apple: The iPhone Was A Once-In-A-Lifetime Opportunity"  Business Insider 1:50 PM
  • "Is Amazon Going To Compete With Both Apple And Google? Twice?" Forbes 11:39 AM
  • "Why I am Strongly Considering Leaving the iPhone" Tech.pinions 11:32 AM
  • "12 superior replacements for default iOS 6 apps" ZDNet 11:32 AM
  • "Can Foursquare Check Ins Save Apple Maps?" BYTE 9:36 PM
  • "Why an Apple-Foursquare partnership would make sense" GigaOM 10:58 AM
  • "How Apple Is Doomed If It Does Not Give Away iPhones To The Masses" Mac 360 10:45 AM
  • "Microsoft vs Apple: Is Unification Better Than Integration?" Tapscape 10:29 AM
  • "Google Maps on iPhone shows iOS 6 Maps where to go" ZDNet 11:32 AM
  • "Let The Mapping Battle Begin" [Video Report] TheStreet 11:23 AM
  • "How Not To Fix Apple Maps" BGR 10:01 AM
  • "The Macalope Daily: Shine on" Macworld 9:53 AM
  • "If Apple really wants to win, something crazy needs to happen in 2013" VentureBeat 9:36 AM
  • "BBC iPlayer Head: Why Android Is So Difficult To Develop For" MacTrast 9:33 AM
  • "The Five Major Problems Facing Apple" [Video Report] Bloomberg 8:58 AM
  • "Apple 'Doomsday' Deemed Nonsense" BGR 8:53 AM
  • "How much do maps cost and what are they worth?" asymco 8:30 AM
  • "Look At This Chart! Instagram Is A MUCH More Used iPhone App Than Twitter" Business Insider 8:14 AM
  • "Judge Koh Gives Apple a Lump of Coal, Denies Samsung Smartphone Ban" DailyTech 12:54 PM
  • "Court Denies Apple Injunction in Patent Fight with Samsung" The Mac Observer 11:40 AM
  • "Samsung withdraws request for Apple ban in Europe" ZDNet 11:32 AM
  • "Apple and Samsung's patent war: Can a settlement add up?" ZDNet 11:32 AM
  • "Judge Shoots Down Samsung's Jury Misconduct Claims" The Mac Observer 10:31 AM
  • "Apple vs. Samsung: End Of Year Court Decisions Good For Both Sides" App Advice 10:01 AM
  • "Apple and Samsung Agree To No More Nastiness, What Does It Mean"  Forbes 8:36 AM
  • "Samsung drops bid to keep Apple devices out of European countries" GigaOM 8:34 AM
  • "Apple Motion To Ban Samsung Products Denied" BYTE 8:30 AM
  • "In major setback, Apple won't get injunction against Samsung" Ars Technica 8:21 AM
  • "Judge Rejects Apple's Request for Permanent Ban of Samsung Smartphones" Mashable 8:19 AM
  • "Samsung Withdraws Injunction Requests Against Apple In Europe For Standard-Essential Patents" TechCrunch 8:13 AM
  • "In court battle, Apple can't have its cake and eat it, too" BGR 8:04 AM
  • "Microsoft's post-PC trouble: capturing the profits of bygone days" iDownload Blog 4:10 PM
  • "Mark Zuckerberg can take his billions to hell, I'm done with Facebook" BetaNews 1:50 PM
  • "Everything About eBooks & eReaders, Pt 5: Google Nexus 10" The Mac Observer 12:53 PM
  • "Smartphone Race's Third Horse: Microsoft Or RIM?" InformationWeek 12:26 PM
  • "Samsung displaces Nokia as overall cell phone king" CNET News 12:25 PM
  • "Tablet owners weigh in with their biggest beefs" CNET News 12:24 PM
  • "How much money will top tech firms make from mobility next year?" ZDNet 11:57 AM
  • "What the machines thought of us in 2012" Washington Post [Free Registration Required] 11:47 AM
  • "Search engines we have known ... before Google crushed them" The Register 11:27 AM
  • "Geek installs inductive charging pad inside his desk" TG Daily 11:25 AM
  • "Android Phones And Tablets Ranked By Battery Life: Longest Lasting Smartphones Aren't Top-Tier Devices" TechCrunch 11:21 AM
  • "Fave reads: 5 must-read books for IT career growth" Network World 10:32 AM
  • "Let's not repeat the mistakes of Web history in the cloud" InfoWorld 10:32 AM
  • "Mobile 2013: Defining decisions for Apple, Google, Microsoft, Nokia, RIM, Samsung" InfoWorld 10:31 AM
  • "7 technologies poised for failure in 2013" CIO 10:30 AM
  • "Nexus 4 review: Google's instantly obsolete Android smartphone/Besides its lack of LTE, there's nothing horribly wrong -- or particularly compelling -- with Google's 'pure Android' device" InfoWorld 10:31 AM
  • "Google Nexus 10: My First Month/After almost two years of iPad use, I've been living with a Google Nexus 10 tablet for the past month. Google's iPad rival does not disappoint." InformationWeek 10:30 AM
  • "Road Test: Dell's XPS 12 Pushes the Computing Envelope" E-Commerce Times 10:20 AM
  • "Best of 2012: 'Far Cry 3' tops in weak year for video games" [Slideshow] Contra Costa Times 10:13 AM
  • "No, what Instagram just did to its users is not acceptable" ZDNet 11:57 AM
  • "So Instagram can now sell your photos: Get over it" ZDNet 11:56 AM
  • "Google in 2013: Five things to watch for" CNET News 9:44 AM
Press Releases/Products/Public Relations
  • "MacPractice iEHR App for iPad and mini with ePrescribe Released" MacPractice 3:33 PM
  • "Matrox Thunderbolt Docking Station for MacBook Pro and MacBook Air" MacPrices 12:39 PM
  • "Rhapsody Finally Comes to iPad" PadGadget 11:49 AM
  • "Hatch Is An iPhone Pocket Pet From The Makers Of To-Do App Clear That Goes Beyond Your Standard Tamagotchi" TechCrunch 11:41 AM
  • "Static For iPhone Brings Order To Your Online Accounts Including Instagram, Dribbble And Others" App Advice 10:58 AM
  • "ActionComplete Launches GTD Toolkit for iPhone to Help Users 'Get Things Done' on the Go" PRNewswire 10:17 AM
  • "Latest Economic Indicators Through the Census Bureau's Mobile App" PRNewswire 10:17 AM
  • "10 Christmassy Cases for Your iPhone" Mashable 9:11 AM
  • "OBJE Game Developer to Begin Beta Testing iOS Games This Week" Business Wire 8:58 AM
  • "QUAN Engages Chinese Manufacturer for Revolutionary iPad Accessories" Business Wire 8:58 AM
  • "More Innovation from netTALK Which Releases New Unlimited SMS Texting App for Apple iOS Devices Providing Additional Value and Savings to DUO Customers" Business Wire 8:58 AM
  • "Google+ iOS app adds support for Google+ Communities" CNET News 8:54 AM
  • "Bitcasa Brings Its Infinite Cloud Storage To Android And Windows RT, iOS And Mac Coming Next Month" TechCrunch 8:34 AM
  • "Readdle Launches Watermark Free Scanner Mini For iPhone And iPad" App Advice 8:29 AM
  • "Great green gadgets for the holidays" TechHive 8:29 AM
  • "Build with Friends Online in 2D 'Minecraft'-like iPad Game 'Deepworld', Out Now for Free" Touch Arcade 8:25 AM
  • "Great accessories that match your Mac" Macworld 8:25 AM
  • "Use Siri and a Raspberry Pi to open your garage door with your voice" TUAW 8:24 AM
  • "New iOS app does more than suggest restaurants, it tells you what to order" Digital Trends 8:18 AM
  • "Eternal Storms Software introduces Transloader for iOS and OS X" ["With Transloader, the user can download URLs from an iPhone, iPad or iPod touch to their Mac via iCloud. With zero configuration."] Eternal Storms Software 8:15 AM
  • "Mad Farmer 1.0 for iOS" prMac 10:13 AM
  • "ABC READING MAGIC 3 Multiple Syllables Deluxe for iOS" prMac 8:14 AM
  • "Vapps Mobile Launches Its 1st iOS Game, Puzzle myPicture Free" prMac 8:14 AM
  • "Showbucks Saves Human Interactions Gangnam Style" prMac 8:14 AM
  • "Grantwood Technology Releases the SmartBack for iPad" prMac 8:14 AM
  • "Find out what you eat with new version of Food Additives Checker" prMac 8:14 AM
  • "Graphically Impressive Flight Unlimited Las Vegas for iOS Now Available" prMac 8:14 AM
  • "FruitPie Samurai/iOS - Fast Action Game Played by Slicing Flying Pies" prMac 8:14 AM
  • "TrustedDataWorks Release Their New App DriverMatePro 1.0" prMac 8:14 AM
  • "Traders Get Their First Real App" prMac 8:14 AM
  • "New MetroTimer 3.0 Free for iOS: The Most Accurate Metronome App for iOS" prMac 8:14 AM
  • "New Comprehensive iPad App on Civil War: Photos, Timelines and Audios" prMac 8:14 AM
  • "Fix the Clock: New physics puzzle for iOS excites players and game blogs" prMac 8:14 AM
  • "Cover Photo Camera is a New Revolutionary iOS Application" prMac 8:14 AM
  • "Classified for iPhone: A Beautiful Way to Keep Your Private Data Private" prMac 8:14 AM
  • "Celebrate this holiday season with Christmas PicFX App for iPhone" prMac 8:14 AM
Computer Industry
  • "Oracle Reports Q2 GAAP EPS Up 24% to 53 Cents; Q2 Non-GAAP EPS Up 18% to 64 Cents" Marketwire 3:21 PM
  • "Oracle Q2 Beats The Street" AllThingsD 3:21 PM
  • "Oracle FY Q2 Edges Ests; Revs $9.1B; Non-GAAP EPS 64 Cents" Forbes 3:20 PM
  • "Oracle profit rises, results beat Street" MarketWatch 3:20 PM
  • "Oracle new software sales rise" Reuters 3:20 PM
  • "Oracle seen posting higher profit and sales: Focus to be on hardware business, cloud push" MarketWatch 9:26 AM
  • "Oracle's 2Q results to shed light on tech spending" Associated Press 9:36 AM
  • "Bull Case for Oracle" [Video Report] CNBC 12:20 PM
  • "Are Expectations Too High At Oracle?" AllThingsD 9:31 AM
  • "Why Oracle Has To Be Great Just To Be Good" Forbes 9:29 AM
  • "Oracle updates NoSQL, big data appliance and connectors" ZDNet 11:56 AM
  • "Oracle Upgrades NoSQL Database, Big Data Appliance" InformationWeek 9:49 AM
  • "Oracle updates Big Data Appliance with latest Intel Xeon processors" V3 11:43 AM
  • "Microsoft Scrutinized by EU Privacy Watchdogs for Policy Changes" Bloomberg 9:34 AM
  • "EU privacy watchdogs scrutinizing Microsoft's policy changes" ZDNet 11:57 AM
  • "European privacy watchdogs examine Microsoft's services policies" IDG News Service 10:10 AM
  • "Microsoft, Motorola millions apart on royalty payment case" Reuters 9:47 AM
  • "Microsoft and Motorola at odds over patent payout values" V3 11:44 AM
  • "The Microsoft-Motorola patent license gulf: $100M a year" CNET News 9:42 AM
  • "Microsoft to Moto: We'll give you $1m a year for your patents" The Register 11:27 AM
  • "Microsoft Surface RT Best Tablet Ever, 'Reviewers' Gush" InformationWeek 9:48 AM
  • "Windows 8 Enterprise: Signs Of Life" BYTE 9:49 AM
  • "Compromised Windows PCs bought in China pose risk to U.S." CSO 10:51 AM
  • "Microsoft Slams Google Decision To Axe ActiveSync: Microsoft says Gmail users who want real-time e-mail on Windows devices should switch to" InformationWeek 12:27 PM
  • "Microsoft's Xbox Live Goes Short-Form, Adds Content From AOL And Vimeo" TechCrunch 11:20 AM
  • "Dell and MIT Media Labs: Big Innovation requires Flexibility and Agility" Forbes 9:30 AM
  • "AMD Radeon HD 8000M laptop graphics cards coming in first quarter of 2013" ZDNet 11:57 AM
  • "Cisco Announces Intent to Acquire BroadHop" Cisco Blogs 12:16 PM
  • "Cisco to Acquire BroadHop" AllThingsD 12:13 PM
  • "With BroadHop buy-up, Cisco expands its policy portfolio" VentureBeat 1:04 PM
  • "Expect more tumult in tech during 2013" MarketWatch 9:27 AM
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Apple News
  • "Apple Pulls Out Of Funk As Markets Rally On Cliff Hopes" Forbes 11:23 AM
  • "The new Apple price targets" Fortune 11:23 AM
  • "Why Apple's Fundamentals Are Not Deteriorating" Seeking Alpha 11:23 AM
  • "Apple wins more support – and a draw with Samsung: Apple shares picked up some additional ground on Tuesday morning, with more Wall Street analysts trying to rally support for the battered stock and some mixed developments in its multi-front war with Samsung Electronics." MarketWatch 10:56 AM
  • "Apple's Valuation Metrics Are Much Lower Than Other $500 Billion Market Cap Companies" Forbes 8:34 AM
  • "Apple shares up as Samsung withdraws patent fight" MarketWatch 8:04 AM
  • "Apple Loses Bid to Ban Sale of Some Samsung Devices" [Video Report] Bloomberg 8:58 AM
  • "Apple Investors: Here's One Number You Must Be Aware Of" The Motley Fool 10:58 AM
  • "How to Profit From the Apple Selloff" Barron's 12:55 PM
  • "AAPL still on track for $1,111 says analyst: Points to China, expects success. Others point to loss of $178.59 billion market cap, look scared" Macworld UK 7:56 AM
  • "Apple Thrills Like Roulette, Can Make You Just As Broke" Forbes 10:56 AM
  • "Who's Hurt By Apple's Production Cuts?" Barron's 2:30 PM
  • "Why Apple Won't Split the Stock" Forbes 9:35 AM
  • "Apple Analysts Grow More Bearish on Rising Samsung Threat" Bloomberg 8:59 AM
  • "iPhone Love: Black Friday's Big Online Winners" Forbes 12:59 PM
Industry News
  • "Tech Stocks: Oracle, Apple lead broad tech sector gains/Software giant rises ahead of results; Apple regains lost ground" MarketWatch 3:54 PM
  • "Stocks lifted by hopes of fiscal-cliff deal/White House spokesman: 'We're close' to a budget deal" MarketWatch 3:54 PM
  • "Stocks Roar Higher on Budget Deal Hopes" FOXBusiness 3:54 PM
  • "Stocks Fly Higher on Fresh Doses of Optimism" TheStreet 3:54 PM
  • "Stocks jump on fiscal cliff optimism" CNNMoney 3:55 PM
  • "Stocks Close Up 1% on 'Cliff' Talks; Apple Jumps 3%" CNBC 3:55 PM
  • "Stocks Hold Strong Gains" [Paid Membership Required] 3:55 PM
  • "Fiscal cliff optimism to boost stocks" CNNMoney 9:15 AM
  • "Resource firms, banks lead U.K. stocks higher" MarketWatch 12:14 PM
  • "Asia Markets: Asia stocks advance on U.S. debt-pact hopes" MarketWatch 9:19 AM
  • "Asian Shares Rise On U.S. Budget Talks Progress" [Paid Membership Required] 9:25 AM
  • "Europe Markets: Europe stocks rise on fiscal-cliff optimism" MarketWatch 9:20 AM
  • "Most active Nasdaq-traded stocks: Nasdaq's 10 most active stocks at the close of trading" Associated Press 7:00 PM
  • "Final Glance: Computer companies/Computer companies shares up at the close of trading" Associated Press 7:00 PM
  • "Midday Glance: Computer companies/Computer companies shares up at 1 p.m." Associated Press 12:42 PM

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