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MacSurfer's Archive: Wednesday, January 16, 2013
 

 

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Friday Highlights: UK's Telegraph reports that Apple's Tim Cook is "deeply offended" by BBC's report "that Apple is failing to protect its Chinese factory workers", also posts an exclusive letter sent by Apple UK SVP Jeff Williams defending Apple's supplier responsibility; Karen Haslam at Macworld UK argues that Apple shouldn't be blamed as there are many Pegatron clients like Google, Microsoft, HP, Dell — reports aplenty in our Apple/Macintosh, and Op/Ed sections; Foss Patents tells of Apple losing "very important round over its pinch-to-zoom API patent" case versus Samsung; need to uninstall MacKeeper from your Mac? Macworld shows how; MarketWatch looks back at Apple's 2014, covering "the good, bad, and ugly"; Morgan Stanley note reveals expectation of a record 67 million iPhones sold this December quarter; in response to fluctuation of Russia's ruble, Apple raises prices of apps; Woz remains skeptical of wearables like smartwatches, smart glasses; shipping times of iPhone 6, 6 Plus, Retina iMacs drop; is it true that rapidly charging your iPhone can damage it?; iMore staff offer thoughts on iPhone 6, 6 Plus after 3 months use; video comparison of iOS 8.1.3 vs 8.2 running on iPhone 4S.

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Apple/Macintosh
  • "The Market Wants Apple to Unveil a Time Machine: If you want a brilliant lesson in focus and discipline, watch Tim Cook right now. Some investors are dissatisfied with Apple. I think it's more a case of their being dissatisfied with their own lives and expecting that Apple's next product will fix everything. The constant refrain is that Apple has not introduced a disruptive product since Steve Jobs passed away. It's as if they want Apple to unveil a happiness device and they won't be happy until it does."  Harvard Business Review 1:35 PM
  • "iPhone 5 demand has not dropped, say analysts: Demand for the iPhone 5 has not dropped, say analysts, despite reports that Apple has cut its component orders."  Telegraph 8:04 AM
  • "1 in 2 shoppers still want an iPhone: Recent reports of slashed iPhone orders don't appear to mirror consumer demand for the devices." Fortune 8:40 AM
  • "'Apple'S Brightest And Most Innovative Days Are Ahead Of It' Despite Toppling Stock" BGR 1:20 PM
  • "Apple: Wedge Ups 2013 iPhone View; Says WSJ Got It Wrong" Forbes 2:31 PM
  • "App Store Judge Tells Apple and Amazon to Get a Conference Room"  AllThingsD 8:06 AM
  • "Apple And Amazon Ordered To Talk Settlement In 'App Store' Trademark Dispute" TechCrunch 8:17 AM
  • "Apple and Samsung reach agreement on inclusion of new products in second California lawsuit" Foss Patents 8:24 AM
  • "Samsung Galaxy tablets do not infringe Apple design: Dutch court" Reuters 10:07 AM
  • "Dutch Court Rules Samsung Galaxy Tablets Don't Copy Apple's iPad" AllThingsD 10:17 AM
  • "Another Legal Blow For Apple As Dutch Court Concurs With U.K. Ruling That Samsung Galaxy Tablets Do Not Infringe iPad's Design" TechCrunch 10:58 AM
  • "iPad hasn't cornered market on round corners, says Dutch court: Following in the U.K.'s footsteps, a Dutch court has found that Samsung's Galaxy tablets do not infringe Apple's design patents for the iPad." CNET News 12:06 PM
  • "Apple appeals denial of product ban in Samsung patent case" Los Angeles Times [Paid Membership Required] 7:59 AM
  • "Holiday-Quarter Iphone Shipments Said To Crush Estimates At 52 Million" BGR 8:27 AM
  • "Analyst says Apple sold 52 million iPhones last quarter" iDownload Blog 8:38 AM
  • "AirPort Extreme & MacBooks Targeted in new Patent Lawsuit" Patently Apple 8:45 AM
OS X
News
  • "Apple seeds OS X Mountain Lion 10.8.3 build 12D54 to testers" 9 to 5 Mac 2:31 PM
  • "Apple's latest OS X 10.8.3 beta provided to developers" AppleInsider 2:39 PM
  • "Why fixing the Java flaw will take so long: Oracle isn't saying much, but the OpenJDK community has provided InfoWorld with a complete analysis: and a critique of Oracle's patch" InfoWorld 8:35 AM
  • "Adobe patches actively exploited ColdFusion vulnerabilities" InfoWorld 8:35 AM
AppleCare/Troubleshooting
  • "The return of 'Whoa, I have a really old file, how do I open it!?'" Macworld 11:14 AM
Reviews/How-To/Tips
  • "How To remove the account picture in OS X: Account pictures in OS X can not only be changed, but can also be removed or reverted to a generic image if needed." MacFixIt 5:46 PM
  • "New features, new fixes: OS X Server's six-month checkup" Ars Technica 11:27 AM
  • "Autodesk Inventor Fusion review: 3D software giant Autodesk debut a tool for beginners that's powerful enough for the pros." Macworld UK 8:36 AM
  • "FileXChange for Mac review: Comprehensive iOS file transfer utility" Macworld UK 8:36 AM
  • "Keep track of important messages with Mail's VIPs" Macworld 8:26 AM
  • "Mac Gems: Vimari brings more keyboard control to Safari" Macworld 10:47 AM
  • "Quick Tip: Create Ringtones in iTunes for Free" Mactuts+ 8:21 AM
  • "MacMost Now 814: Viewing Volumes" MacMost 8:00 AM
  • "Enabling Firmware Password Protection on Your Mac" Macinstruct 8:33 AM
  • "Help Your Older Mac Feel Snappier – Disable Finder Media Previews [OS X Tips] Cult of Mac 8:31 AM
  • "Change the Browser User Agent in Chrome, Safari, & Firefox" OS X Daily 2:32 PM
  • "A Cheap And Useful Little Widget That Every Mac User Can Use But It's Not Really A Widget" McSolo 7:58 AM
  • "How Can You Bring Hotmail To Your Mac's Menubar? Just Add MenuTab for Hotmail" Mac 360 7:58 AM
  • "A Tale Of Two Text Editors: One Free, One Not, Both Different, Both Useful For Mac Users" BohemianBoomer 7:58 AM
  • "The Best Way To Outline Is Mac, iPhone, iPad And The Cloud With Cloud Outliner" TeraTalks 7:57 AM
  • "An Easier And Colorful Way To Budget And Track Expenses On Your Mac" NoodleMac 7:57 AM
Op/Ed
  • "MacStories Interviews: John Siracusa" MacStories 5:55 PM
Press Releases
  • "Pixologic releases ZBrush 4R5" Architosh 12:28 PM
  • "Mac Updates: Photoshop CS6 13.0.4, Cocktail 6.3, Lecture Recorder 1.5" FairerPlatform 11:55 AM
  • "Light Blue v4 offers unparalleled ease of use, bringing native applications and cloud syncing to award-winning photography business management software" Light Blue Software 8:00 AM
  • "115 'Talking' Slovoed Dictionaries for 30 World Languages for Mac OS X" Slovoed 7:59 AM
  • "Mac Data Recovery Guru 2.0 for OS X - Data Recovery Try-Before-You-Buy" prMac 7:37 AM
  • "Time tracking app for Mac: Chronos 2.0 released" prMac 7:37 AM
  • "Vitamin-R 50% Back To Work Promotion" prMac 7:36 AM
  • "Jumsoft Presents the New Toolbox for Pages" prMac 7:36 AM
  • "Cloud Clip for OS X - iCloud Sync Mac Clipboard Between Macs + iDevices" prMac 7:36 AM
General Interest/Potpourri
  • "FaceTime Update" ["As a result of ongoing testing, we're announcing AT&T will enable FaceTime over Cellular at no extra charge for customers with any tiered data plan using a compatible iOS device."] AT&T Consumer Blog 2:27 PM
  • "AT&T Now Offers FaceTime Over Cellular For Any Customer With A Tiered Data Plan" TechCrunch 2:28 PM
  • "AT&T expands FaceTime over cellular to iPhone 4S users, all tiered data plans" iMore 2:39 PM
  • "AT&T Promises Cellular FaceTime Support for Tiered Plans" The Mac Observer 3:54 PM
  • "AT&T opens FaceTime to all tiered-data customers: AT&T says it will allow all its tiered-data customers regardless of whether they have 3G or 4G iOS devices to use the FaceTime Video chat service over its network. But it's still restricting unlimited-data users." CNET News 9:19 PM
  • "Google Nexus Tops iPad In Japan's Holiday Season Sales" Nikkei 3:15 PM
  • "Europe Weighs Requiring Firms to Disclose Data Breaches: To combat a rise in cybercrime, the European Commission is considering a plan to require companies that store data on the Internet — like Microsoft, Apple, Google and I.B.M. — to report the loss or theft of personal information in the 27-nation bloc or risk sanctions and fines." New York Times [Free Registration Required] 4:09 PM
  • "Apple Lets Buyers on China Web Pay in 2-Year Installments" Bloomberg 8:16 AM
  • "Apple's Chinese Web Store Adds Credit Facility As iPhone-Maker Battles Cheap Androids" TechCrunch 8:17 AM
  • "Apple offers installment payments to Chinese customers" CNET News 10:28 AM
  • "To make iPhones more affordable in China, Apple now offering payment plans" GigaOM 12:08 PM
  • "Apple rolls out China credit facility" Financial Times [Paid Membership Required] 8:38 AM
  • "Apple's retail VP Jerry McDougal resigns as SVP post remains vacant" Digital Trends 8:18 AM
  • "Key Apple Retail Exec Jerry McDougal Resigns" PC Magazine 10:58 AM
  • "Apple Retail's revolving door; Jerry McDougal out as VP" ZDNet 9:41 AM
  • "Apple Stores Losing Shine As Another Top Exec Hits The Road" Forbes 11:14 AM
  • "'Apple should make cheaper iPhone' says former CEO John Sculley: In an interview, Sculley has said that Apple needs to make a cheaper iPhone to address demand from emerging markets" Macworld UK 8:05 AM
  • "Ex-CEO Sculley says Apple needs to focus on cheaper iPhone" CNET News 8:41 AM
  • "Former Apple CEO urges company to adapt to emerging markets" The Verge 8:18 AM
  • "Ex-Apple CEO Sculley Backs Cheaper iPhone" PC Magazine 2:38 PM
  • "App complaints surge: Parents warned of 'bill shock' as children's smartphone usage soars and 'in-app purchases' rise on phones and social networks." Telegraph 8:45 AM
  • "Smartphones Consuming More Data Than Tablets for the First Time" Mashable 8:17 AM
  • "To fight Amazon's 'black box,' iPad publisher Inkling opens its 400 ebooks up to Google" paidContent 8:26 AM
  • "Woz flash firm Fusion-io has a gift for Facebook open-sourcers: Open Compute Project given ioScale designs" The Register 12:07 PM
  • "iPad Menus Keep It Green At Gordon Ramsay's Steak In Vegas" Cult of Mac 8:31 AM
  • "Bloke blasts Sprint for fingering his home as phone thieves' den" The Register 10:11 AM
  • "Enormous iPhone Installation in Russia Honors Steve Jobs" PadGadget 10:48 AM
  • "Apple's most famous villain now $500" Fortune 9:48 AM
Non-Apple News
  • "HP Wins Design Patent for a Next Generation Docking Station" Patent Bolt 2:58 PM
  • "Disney Invents New 3D Entertainment System that will Deliver Next Generation Immersive Experiences" Patent Bolt 2:58 PM
  • "Fusion-io claims price breakthrough to deliver the all-flash datacentre" V3 11:46 AM
  • "Disney mimics Skylanders with new gaming platform" TG Daily 11:37 AM
  • "Small Factories Give Baxter the Robot a Cautious Once-Over" Technology Review 11:35 AM
  • "Fedora 18 debuts with Samba 4 for full Active Directory compatibility" V3 11:46 AM
  • "United Airlines to offer satellite Wi-Fi on long-haul flights, beating Delta to the gate" PCWorld 11:13 AM
  • "Google accused of donkeycide" TG Daily 11:38 AM
  • "Google Not Involved In Donkey's Murder, Says Company (And No, It's Not April Fool's. This Happened.)" TechCrunch 11:33 AM
  • "Google Announces Project Glass Developer Events" PC Magazine 11:11 AM
  • "Frank Zamboni Honored With Playable Google Doodle" PC Magazine 11:11 AM
  • "A shock in the dark: Flashlight app tracks your location" NBC News 11:07 AM
  • "Twitter now highlights handles, hashtags as user types them in" Los Angeles Times [Paid Membership Required] 11:03 AM
  • "Inside Adobe's New Silicon Slope Headquarters" Wired 11:50 AM
  • "Adobe patches actively exploited ColdFusion vulnerabilities: Hotfixes were released for different ColdFusion versions" IDG News Service 10:49 AM
  • "Programmer secretly outsourced his entire job to Chinese firm" Techworld 11:36 AM
  • "Red Hat CEO: The Power Of Partner Communities" CRN 10:15 AM
  • "Sony exec hints at PlayStation 4 launch in spring" CNET News 9:48 AM
  • "Video walkthrough of BlackBerry 10 leaks in advance of RIM launch event" ZDNet 11:57 AM
  • "BlackBerry 10 L-Series specs leak" CNET News 9:48 AM
  • "Control your laptop by moving your hand - for $70" CNNMoney 9:24 AM
  • "US employee 'outsourced job to China'" BBC 10:46 AM
  • "Korean researchers develop new flexible, more stable lithium-ion battery" Engadget 8:04 AM
Publications/Podcasts
  • "Live @ 10 PM ET - CES wrap-up, cheap iPhones, falling iPhone sales? plus FaceTime on AT&T" Insanely Great Mac 3:55 PM
  • "Aspyr Media talks porting games to OS X, Mac App Store & the future of Mac gaming (+ Borderlands 2 giveaway!)" 9 to 5 Mac 1:05 PM
  • "MacStories Interviews: John Siracusa" MacStories 9:44 AM
Hardware/Software
  • "Apple's 2013 Product Roadmap Predictions: Multiple iPhones, Retina iPad Mini, All-Retina MacBook Pros" MacRumors 8:01 AM
  • "Apple's 2013 product pipeline to feature new iPhones and all-Retina iPad and MacBook Pro lineups" AppleInsider 8:13 AM
  • "Rumor: Analyst Outlines Apple Product Launches In 2013" AppleBitch 8:33 AM
  • "Apple's 2013 Roadmap: New iPad Mini, iPhone 5S?" InformationWeek 4:10 PM
  • "Apple's next 9.7" iPad to be 'significantly lighter and slimmer': Apple's full-size iPad is set to shed some excess, with a thinner and lighter fifth-generation redesign expected to arrive this year." AppleInsider 8:24 AM
  • "iPad Mini 2 to sport Retina Display, analyst says: Apple will release a Retina Display iPad Mini and a thinner, lighter 5th-generation iPad in the third quarter, says KGI's Ming-Chi Kuo." CNET News 8:42 AM
  • "Home button fingerprint sensor in 'iPhone 5S' would give Apple a new leg up on the competition" AppleInsider 8:13 AM
  • "Analyst Predicts Future iPhone to Include Fingerprint Security" Patently Apple 11:32 AM
  • "Apple's Budget iPhone Gets Conceptualized, Carries An iPhone 5-esque Design" Redmond Pie 8:28 PM
  • "If The Next iPhone Really Wants To Stand Out It Needs A...Fingerprint Sensor?" Business Insider 11:46 AM
  • "iPhone 5S, low-cost iPhone 5 to debut this summer, analyst says" CNET News 8:41 AM
  • "The iPad 5: Thinner And Lighter, But Not Coming Until Fall?" App Advice 10:48 AM
  • "Two New iPhones, Retina iPad mini And More Reportedly Due In 2013, But No HDTV From Apple" BGR 9:44 AM
  • "TSMC with 20nm SoC most likely to secure chip orders from Apple, says Digitimes Research analyst" DigiTimes 8:04 AM
  • "Apple may use Taiwan Semiconductors new 16nm Process for Breakthrough Product later this Year" Patently Apple 10:06 AM
  • "Nvidia claims Tegra 4 GPU will outperform the iPad 4's A6X" ZDNet 11:55 AM
  • "The Week in iOS Accessories: Wrapping up CES" [Slideshow] Macworld 8:45 AM
Price Trackers/Deals
  • "FLUXE : Pop Droppin' Blocks For iPhone Is Temporarily Available For Free (Normally $1.99)" Apple Sliced 8:56 AM
  • "Sunshine For iPhone and iPad Is Free Right Now (Previously $2.99)" Apple Sliced 8:56 AM
  • "Super Dragon For iPhone and iPad Is Free Today (Was $0.99)" Apple Sliced 8:56 AM
  • "Mac mini Prices & Sales" MacPrices 9:24 AM
  • "iPod Nano Buyer's Guide -Prices From $50 To $209 ... The Best iPod Prices, Deals, Reviews And Information" MacReviewZone 8:01 AM
  • "New in-box MacBook Air Price, $699; MacBook Pro, $1,089" FairerPlatform 7:57 AM
  • "Save $99 on new MacBook Pro 13.3" Intel Core i5 from MacMall – only $1,099.98" ResExcellence 8:01 AM
  • "PadGadget Daily App Deal – 8 iPad Apps on Sale" PadGadget 8:20 AM
  • "8 Awesome Mac Apps For Free ($117 value)" ResExcellence 7:57 AM

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Reviews/How-To/Tutorials/Tips
Reviews
  • "Review: 27-inch iMac mixes advancements, compromises" Macworld 8:26 AM
  • "Epson Expression Photo XP-750 review: Specialist six-colour printer for photo enthusiasts" Macworld UK 8:36 AM
  • "Review: SwitchEasy CoverBuddy for iPad mini makes a great Smart Cover companion" Macworld 9:44 AM
  • "Sleekon Luminous iPhone 5 case review" AppleTell 10:16 AM
  • "Rearth Ringke Slim Logo Cut OutCase for iPhone 5 Review" Run Around Tech 8:26 AM
iPad/iPhone/iPod touch Apps
  • "ESPN SportsCenter Feed Review" Mac|Life 12:29 PM
  • "Review: Finish for iPhone helps procrastinators rethink their todo lists" 9 to 5 Mac 10:11 AM
  • "ReaddleDocs Relaunches As Documents" MacStories 8:20 AM
  • "A Way to Share Photos, Files And Money in Black & White" AllThingsD 11:50 AM
  • "Another Clever And Almost Free Way To Add Text Or Captions To Photos On Your iPhone" Mac 360 7:57 AM
  • "Create Amazing iPhone & iPad Wallpapers With Simple Swipes Using Deko" AddictiveTips 11:47 AM
  • "NRA: Practice Range (for iPhone)" PC Magazine 11:13 AM
  • "Review: Jumpin' Jackabee for iOS is part arcade game, part puzzler" Macworld 9:24 AM
  • "Figure Review: It's easy to Figure it out!" 148Apps 12:06 PM
  • "Actions for iPad Review: Actions for iPad extends the keyboard and mouse and helps improve workflow by serving as a virtual shortcut remote for the Mac or PC." 148Apps 9:24 AM
  • "Appidemic: Arcane Legends for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch" AppleTell 8:26 AM
Tips
  • "Buying an iPod for in-car audio" ["Q: I am looking to buy an iPod for mainly music listening and know nothing about them and trying to find out which one to buy. Will most often connect to my car audio, which I believe is capable. Just wanting out of the dinosaur age and say goodbye to my CDs. Any help appreciated. Thanks."] iLounge 2:37 PM
  • "Easily add photo or video to email message in iOS Mail" Mac OS X Hints 9:47 AM
Analysis/Commentary/Editorial/Opinion
  • "Law & Apple: Possible Word War Truce, Belgian Waffles, and Train Robberies" Mac|Life 3:15 PM
  • "About that NRA shooting app" Fortune 2:44 PM
  • "Here's a budget iPhone concept with a 3.5-inch display" iDownload Blog 1:24 PM
  • "Apple to Amazon: Give me back my 'app store' - Apple 2.0" Fortune 1:19 PM
  • "Details on Apple's 2013 product roadmap; New iPhone 5s and a whole lot more" Edible Apple 12:28 PM
  • "Does iOS look outdated? Reasons for and against" ZDNet 11:56 AM
  • "2 Reasons Apple Will Make a $12 Billion Bid For Netflix"  The Motley Fool 11:46 AM
  • "Apple: It's Broken. Deal With It."  Breakout 10:46 AM
  • "This Is How A 7-inch iPhone 5 Would Look Like" M.I.C. Gadget 10:46 AM
  • "Galaxy tablets didn't copy Apple's design, Dutch court rules" iDownload Blog 10:24 AM
  • "As Apple dawdles over low-end phone, Intel moves to supply chips to fast-growing market" MarketWatch 10:16 AM
  • "iOS games chafe under Apple's directions: 'If you want to criticize a religion, write a book'" The Verge 9:51 AM
  • "Point-Counterpoint: The 'cheap iPhone'" TUAW 9:44 AM
  • "Apple Should Not Censor The NRA's 'Practice Range' App" ReadWrite 9:24 AM
  • "iPad vs Surface: Apple Outsold Microsoft 23 to 1" Tapscape 8:54 AM
  • "Why Your App Won't Be the Next Temple RunWired 8:41 AM
  • "Like Steve Jobs, Tim Cook Doesn't Care About Apple Stock" TheStreet 8:39 AM
  • "Siri withholds information, can help you if you upgrade to iOS 6" iDownload Blog 8:39 AM
  • "Cord-cutting's moment is now, and Apple is missing it"  Macworld 8:35 AM
  • "The 'iCar' nudges closer to reality — though probably not from Apple" AppleDailyReport 8:33 AM
  • "What happens when iPad mini's thin bezel design is applied to the 10-inch iPad [mockups] 9 to 5 Mac 8:28 AM
  • "Apple, Amazon must enter settlement talks over 'App Store' trademark ahead of August trial" iDownload Blog 8:58 AM
  • "Apple and Amazon ordered to discuss settlement in 'App Store' infringement case" The Verge 8:27 AM
  • "iPhone Mini will be evolutionary, not revolutionary"  BetaNews 8:23 AM
  • "TLDR: Is it Time for Apple to Change its UI?" Blip 8:21 AM
  • "Is The Traditional Laptop Computer Doomed? – The 'Book Mystique" MacPrices 8:00 AM
  • "Cheap 'iPhone mini' is a solution in search of a problem" Stabley Times 7:59 AM
  • "Do The Latest Macs Tell Us That Apple Doesn't Have An Insanely Great Idea For The Mac?" Mac 360 7:58 AM
  • "Can We Truly Handle An Apple That Introduces New And Updated Products Every Six Months?" PixoBebo 7:58 AM
Non-Apple
  • "Aaron Swartz followup: Can we get government out of the copyright enforcement business?" Philip Greenspun's Weblog 7:01 PM
  • "A connection between video games and real-world violence?" CNET News 4:09 PM
  • "Internet VOD: Some progress but still ways to go" Forbes 12:08 PM
  • "Six in ten users face daily phishing attacks, claims study" V3 11:47 AM
  • "What Happened to Glasses-Free 3D TV?" Techland 11:43 AM
  • "Lucrative Windows crapware market is exactly why we need app stores" PCWorld 11:16 AM
  • "The realist's guide to BYOD and why it's a long-term trend" InfoWorld 10:49 AM
  • "How I decided to go to the cloud: Four considerations should inform your decision to use cloud versus on-premise resources" InfoWorld 10:49 AM
  • "The Death Of Java In The Enterprise?" Dark Reading 10:46 AM
  • "Samsung Shines In The World's Most Innovative Company Rankings" Forbes 10:39 AM
  • "Welcome to the Age of Emotionally Relevant Robotics" Forbes 10:38 AM
  • "Lenovo IdeaCentre A720 Windows 8 All-In-One" HotHardware 10:36 AM
  • "The new MySpace: What a mess" Fortune 10:40 AM
  • "How to get your business found by Facebook's Graph Search" ZDNet 11:57 AM
  • "Inside a new Facebook search – the good, the bad and the creepy" The Globe and Mail [Free Registration Required] 10:43 AM
  • "Facebook search: The analysts weigh in" Fortune 10:41 AM
  • "With Graph Search, Facebook is becoming a modern-day AOL" CNNMoney 9:25 AM
  • "Is the Paperless Office Possible?" Inc. 10:47 AM
  • "Man Outsourced His Job to China, Watched Cat Videos" Tapscape 10:47 AM
  • "World's most industrious lazy man outsources all of his work to China" Ars Technica 10:46 AM
  • "The HTC M7 looks very iPhone-like in latest leaked renders" 9 to 5 Mac 10:24 AM
Humor/Cartoons
  • "What if Jesus Had an iPhone?" Mashable [cartoon] 8:18 AM
  • "Gee Zuck, sorry to inconvenience you!" The Joy of Tech [cartoon] 8:01 AM
Press Releases/Products/Public Relations
  • "Grantoo moves beyond Web games, launches its Propeller SDK to extend reach to iOS and Android apps" The Next Web 11:13 AM
  • "I Believe I Can Fly: Reach New Heights As Flying Boy In This New Doodle Jump-Like Game" App Advice 9:24 AM
  • "Incipio Releases the 7G Hipster Clip Case for the iPod Nano" Run Around Tech 8:26 AM
  • "Help A Blue Alien Escape From Planet Earth In Scorch's Run" App Advice 8:18 AM
  • "'Temple Run 2' Hits New Zealand App Store for Free, Releasing in US Tonight" Touch Arcade 8:21 AM
  • "Run For Your Life: Temple Run 2 Spotted In The Wild" App Advice 8:18 AM
  • "Is There Room Left In The Social Messaging Market? Youth-Oriented Jongla Launches On iOS, Android" TechCrunch 8:17 AM
  • "CrumplePop Releases Dale Grahn Color for iPad" prMac 7:37 AM
  • "Shadow Snake - Next Generation Snake Game Now in App Store" prMac 7:36 AM
  • "Visit the World like never before with iExplore Walt Disney World" prMac 7:36 AM
  • "Slavamax releases tOpener (open and edit a file as a text) 1.0 for iOS" prMac 7:36 AM
  • "PhatWare Releases PhatPad 2.5 for iPad Featuring Animated Pen Palette" prMac 7:36 AM
  • "Leaderboard Live Brings Easy, Real Time Scoring To Golfers" prMac 7:36 AM
Computer Industry
  • "Silver Lake at centre of Dell deal talks" Financial Times [Paid Membership Required] 10:35 AM
  • "Dell buyout could mean more debt, junk rating" Reuters 12:11 PM
  • "To Dell in Talks on Buyout Fodderat $13 to $14 a Share" WSJ.com [Paid Membership Required] 9:32 PM
  • "Dell Buyout Talks Advance, Banks Line Up Funds" Reuters 9:41 AM
  • "Dell Said To Be Considering Buyout At $13 Or $14 A Share" BGR 8:36 PM
  • "Dell: The Return Of The Prodigal LBO?" Forbes 9:40 AM
  • "Dell LBO Idea Might Not Be Feasible, Debt Analyst Cautions" Forbes 12:10 PM
  • "Michael Dell's grand plan?" Fortune 1:22 PM
  • "Can private equity solve Dell's dilemma?" Fortune 9:41 AM
  • "What Exactly Does Michael Dell Have to Sell?" Forbes 12:10 PM
  • "6 Reasons Dell Should Go Private" [Slideshow] CRN 10:15 AM
  • "Dell buyout pegged at $13-14 a share: reports" ZDNet 11:54 AM
  • "Dell looks beyond the x86 PC with Project Ophelia" TG Daily 11:38 AM
  • "Dell debuts public cloud service beta aimed at retailers: Dell is accepting beta customers for the service and plans to roll it out in phases this year" Network World 11:36 AM
  • "Dell ups ante in ARMs race with 64-bit Iron server: ARM and Intel can live together in an Open Compute Summit management spec demo." Ars Technica 9:32 PM
  • "Microsoft Surface Pro expected to arrive in 'weeks'" CNET News 9:48 AM
  • "First Microsoft Surface Pro tablets come off the production line" ZDNet 11:54 AM
  • "Microsoft Surface sales seem slack, says UBS, spelling silence for Windows RT?" Computerworld Blogs 10:17 AM
  • "SurfCast and Microsoft prep for Sept. 3 'live tile' trial: The two companies are in discovery and making claims and counterclaims about the validity of each others' patents." CNET News 12:16 PM
  • "H.P. Said to Field Takeover Inquiries for Autonomy and E.D.S. Units" New York Times [Free/Paid Registration Required] 8:27 PM
  • "No, HP Will Not Be Selling Autonomy or EDS or Anything Else" AllThingsD 2:46 PM
  • "Suitors Interested in H-P's Autonomy, EDS Units" WSJ.com [Paid Membership Required] 2:26 PM
  • "HP: WSJ Says Some Buying Interest In Autonomy, EDS" Forbes 2:39 PM
  • "Interest in HP assets spikes after Dell news: source" Reuters 4:10 PM
  • "'The Narrative Lags the Reality' in HP Turnaround Effort, CEO Whitman Says (Video)" AllThingsD 12:12 PM
  • "HP, Lenovo expected to see 1Q13 notebook shipments fall 20% sequentially" DigiTimes 10:25 AM
  • "Lenovo CEO Worth $740M As PC Maker's Stock Hits Five-Year High" Forbes 10:38 AM
  • "Fresh Java exploit goes on sale for $5,000" V3 11:46 AM
  • "Another Java Zero-Day Vulnerability Hits Black Market" InformationWeek 12:20 PM
  • "Why fixing the Java flaw will take so long: Oracle isn't saying much, but the OpenJDK community has provided InfoWorld with a complete analysis -- and a critique of Oracle's patch" InfoWorld 10:49 AM
  • "Oracle's faux IaaS now gets faux on-demand cloud pricing" InfoWorld 10:48 AM
  • "Intel preps thin fiber optics to shuffle data between computers: Intel is readying silicon photonics for use at the motherboard level" Computerworld 5:55 PM
  • "Intel CTO: Smart Sensors, Wearable Tech Coming Soon" InformationWeek 10:44 AM
  • "Intel's x86-powered NUC goes live" TG Daily 11:38 AM
  • "AMD gets restraining order against former employees in trade secrets lawsuit: Three former AMD workers are alleged to have taken secret documents and information before joining Nvidia" IDG News Service 10:16 AM
  • "AMD: Former Employees Took Secrets To Nvidia" TheStreet 12:04 PM
  • "Former AMD execs accused of stealing trade secrets" TG Daily 11:38 AM
  • "AMD sues ex-managers for allegedly copying 100,000 files" CNET News 12:16 PM
  • "Will this Tech Giant be able to Sustain its Dividend Yield?" The Motley Fool 12:08 PM
  • "Cisco investigates reported Linksys router flaw" CSO 11:13 AM
  • "UN plans Internet governance amid outcry to defund ITU" ZDNet 11:56 AM
  • "Post-patch, US-CERT continues call to disable Java plug-in" Computerworld 10:17 AM
  • "'Rogue clouds' giving IT staffs nightmares" Network World 11:17 AM
  • "IT chiefs focused on analytics and mobile technologies for 2013" V3 11:46 AM
  • "Korean boffins crack art of bendy batteries: South Korean boffins have discovered the secret to flexible, shape-conforming lithium ion batteries in what could be a major step on the road to flexible smartphones." The Register 11:41 AM
Finances (Click heading for current Apple Stock price.)
Apple News
  • "Will Market Doubt Unleash Apple's Cash Reserves?" Seeking Alpha 2:32 PM
  • "Apple's Stock Retakes $500, Is The Sell-Off Over?" Forbes 12:08 PM
  • "Apple Needs This Earnings Level: Brown/Attributing a bounce in Apple to comments from Tom DeMark, Josh Brown of Fusion Analytics says the company needs to hit specific targets to avoid a stock meltdown." [Video Report] CNBC 12:09 PM
  • "Apple stock bounces back a bit" USA Today 11:45 AM
  • "Criteria To Consider For Apple's Q1 FY13" Seeking Alpha 2:31 PM
  • "Apple Estimates from 65 Analysts" Forbes 10:24 AM
  • "Apple Could Fall to $350 But More Likely a 'Bear Trap': Ritholtz" Daily Ticker 8:22 AM
  • "AAPL hits nine-month low; call options to blame?" MacNN 8:26 AM
  • "Tom Demark: Apple's Stock Has Bottomed, And The Stock Should Rally 22%" Business Insider 8:33 AM
  • "Apple! Apple! Apple! Buy, Hold Or Sell?" Forbes 9:31 AM
  • "Should ETF Investors Shun Apple? Not Necessarily" Barron's 11:45 AM
  • "Here's What The Last True Believer In Apple Has To Say About The Stock Getting Destroyed" Business Insider 8:33 AM
  • "Pacific Crest: Apple's iPhone Business Is Going To Be Dead In The Water" Business Insider 8:17 AM
  • "As Apple dawdles over low-end phone, Intel moves to supply chips to fast-growing market" MarketWatch 9:31 AM
Industry News
  • "Tech Stocks: Apple surge fuel tech stocks; Google slips/BofA says Facebook graph search could be 'overhang' for Google" MarketWatch 4:11 PM
  • "Wall Street mulls bank results; Apple rebounds/Wells Fargo: Early earnings comparisons favorable to prior quarter" MarketWatch 4:11 PM
  • "Most U.S. Stocks Fall as World Bank Offsets Apple Rally" Bloomberg 4:11 PM
  • "Stocks Mixed on Earnings Caution; Apple Rebounds" TheStreet 12:01 PM
  • "Stocks: Boeing drags on blue chips" CNNMoney 12:01 PM
  • "Stocks End Flat, Dow Snaps 5-Day Win Streak; Apple Jumps 4%" CNBC 4:12 PM
  • "Boeing Weighs Heavily on the Blue Chips" FOXBusiness 10:41 AM
  • "Boeing Clips Dow" WSJ.com [Paid Membership Required] 4:12 PM
  • "Stocks: It's earnings time" CNNMoney 9:24 AM
  • "Miners drag London lower; Tesco sinks" MarketWatch 12:06 PM
  • "Asia Markets: Japan stocks tumble, leading broad Asian losses" MarketWatch 9:29 AM
  • "Europe Markets: Europe shares struggle on growth fears/TUI AG soars as it approaches TUI Travel over possible combination" MarketWatch 12:02 PM
  • "Most active Nasdaq-traded stocks: Nasdaq's 10 most active stocks at 1 p.m." Associated Press 4:12 PM
  • "Final Glance: Computer companies/Computer companies shares mixed at the close of trading" Yahoo! News 9:29 PM
  • "Eight Techs To Cash In On" Forbes 9:42 AM

 
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