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Weekend Highlights: Co-creator of Siri fires back at article claiming the AI was broken from launch; KGI analyst believes Apple's laptop sales growth will beat out iDevices in year-over-year growth; The Motley Fool sees Apple patent as foretelling marriage between Apple and Blockchain; day two of Pwn2Own and Safari exploited yet again; here we go! Apple sends out press invites for March 27th event to be held in Chicago, to be geared for teachers and students, expectations: new iPadsâ€”more in our General Interest section; Android now as safe and secure as iOS? Thus claims Google; you will want to watch this video detailing the printer ink scam; iPhone SE 2 picture leaks reveal what many hope for, full-screen like iPhone X; CNET pits the HomePod against two Sonos One smart speakers; iPhone Hacks compares cameras of iPhone X, Pixel 2, and Galaxy S9.
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"Best of 2012: Tim Cook, 5 Things You Didn't Know/Bloomberg Businessweek editor Josh Tyrangiel sat down with Apple chief Tim Cook and came away with a handful of personal reflections from the man who replaced Steve Jobs." [Video Report] Bloomberg 8:48 AM
"After Steve: Apple's 2012 Year in Review" PC Magazine 9:09 AM
"Apple's desktop and mobile OS's may look dated but they still performs brilliantly." PalmAddict 8:22 AM
"iCloud Documents" ["First at this stage I don't think anyone will argue iCloud is good. It's sad to say that after two years but it's the truth. A surprising number of developers are dropping iCloud as their primary sync mechanism, presumably because of how unreliable it is.1 To me the unreliability issues are a far bigger problem than the issues Fields lays out."] Clark's Tech Blog 8:21 AM
"Best iPhone and iPad Games of 2012: Platformers" Touch Arcade 10:10 AM
"Best iPhone and iPad Games of 2012: Fighting Games" Touch Arcade 9:28 AM
"Best iPhone and iPad Games of 2012: Hill Climbers" Touch Arcade 9:11 AM
"Best iPhone and iPad Games of 2012: Endless Runners" Touch Arcade 8:58 AM
"10 Must Have Apps for the New iPhone or iPad User" Best App Site 8:36 AM
"The iPhone App You Really Need And Want To Use Goes From Good To Bad" Mac 360 8:24 AM
"With Panorama Maker Pro, you can expand your images and videos into majestic panoramas. Choose from five flexible stitching modes to create your masterpiece, then preview and manage your product for flawless printing. Panorama Maker Pro even gives you smart image tagging and rating options." Terry White's Tech Blog 11:22 PM
"Raspberry Pi Hack Lets Siri Open Garage Doors [Video] BGR 10:22 PM
"How to sell or get rid of your old gadgets" CNN 9:04 PM
"New Intel Patent Aims To Protect Both Gamers And Their Surroundings" Forbes 10:51 AM
"IDC Trims Chip Revenue Outlook: International Data Corp. lowered its expectations for semiconductor growth for both 2012 and 2013, citing among other factors broad economic uncertainty and soft personal-computer demand for this year's weakness." WSJ.com [Paid Membership Required] 11:43 AM
"Rise of the incognito internet" Financial Times [Paid Membership Required] 10:07 AM
"The Numbers Behind Some of 2012''s Biggest Technology Stories: From Facebook to shale oil to MOOCs, the numbers told the tale." Technology Review 10:32 AM
"The year in tech: It's all about the cloud and SDNs/Now that cloud computing and software defined networking is embedded in our vocabulary, the next step is how to secure and implement them respectively." Network World 10:23 AM
"7 tech trends that will impact your business in 2013" CIO 10:22 AM
"Predictions for IT priorities and the cloud in 2013: Experts weigh in" ZDNet 10:41 AM
"SOPA blowback, and other tech predictions for 2013: Tech immigration, cybersecurity and Internet taxes will be the leading issues in the next Congress" Computerworld 10:03 AM
"Apple Fire Sale: Part 2 - The Rocket Blast" Seeking Alpha 8:53 AM
"Asia Markets: Japan stocks hit post-earthquake high, lead Asia/Japanese stocks on Thursday rallied to their highest level since the March 2011 earthquake as hopes for a policy stimulus and a weakened yen spurred buyers, while gains in other regional markets were capped amid worries related to the U.S. fiscal cliff." MarketWatch 9:01 PM
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