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MacSurfer's Archive: Tuesday, January 29, 2013
 

 

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Thursday Highlights: Ed Bott takes an in-depth look at the numbers which explain Apple success in the "premium ultramobiles" market; HealthKit may be the next big thing from Apple, but as Gordon Kelly at Forbes points out, some doctors express concern in how accurate it will be; Apple denied request to recover attorney fees in battle against Samsung; according to new documents uncovered by analyst, Apple is requesting expedited approval to begin sapphire production; Intuit releases a new version of Quicken for Mac, but still not on par with Windows version; MacIssues explains how to check your MacBook for battery-draining apps; tutorial on using filters from Motion 5 without having to leave Final Cut Pro; Walmart promotion sells iPhone 5c for 79 cents, iPhone 5s for $79; another schematic for iPhone 6 seems to confirm 128GB model; iPad Air to get 2GB of RAM; Apple applies for patent to help iPhone user find car, reversible USB patent among others in our Hardware/Software section.

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Apple/Macintosh
  • "Judge overrules jury, finds Samsung's infringement of Apple's patents was not willful"  Foss Patents 9:23 PM
  • "Judge denies Samsung bid to invalidate Apple patent over indefiniteness" AppleInsider 9:28 PM
  • "Judge rules that Samsung did not infringe Apple patents willfully" The Verge 9:30 PM
  • "Apple Increases iPad with Retina Display to 128GB: Offers Twice the Storage Capacity to Create & Enjoy Even More Incredible Content" ["The new 128GB versions of the fourth generation iPad will be available starting Tuesday, February 5, in black or white, for a suggested retail price of $799 (US) for the iPad with Wi-Fi model and $929 (US) for the iPad with Wi-Fi + Cellular model."]  Apple 7:45 AM
  • "Apple Increases iPad with Retina Display to 128GB" Business Wire 7:45 AM
  • "128GB Apple iPad Is a 'Savvy' Response to Surface Pro"  Wired 7:11 PM
  • "Apple doubles down on iPad by doubling max storage to 128GB: Not a play to squeeze out the MacBook line, argues analyst" Computerworld 3:58 PM
  • "Apple Sets Sights On Microsoft Surface With 128 GB iPad" ReadWrite 8:54 AM
  • "Apple CEO tells staff the AAPL share price 'isn't our focus'/Cook added: 'We just had the best quarter of any technology company ever... The only companies that report better quarters pump oil'" Macworld UK 7:57 AM
  • "Apple Hate Has Spun Out of Control and It Needs to Stop"  TheStreet 3:55 PM
  • "Why Apple Stock Fell So Far So Fast"  CNBC 8:19 AM
  • "Samsung Asks Judge to Conclude Patent Suit by Apple in Japan" Bloomberg 9:05 AM
  • "Samsung asks judge dismiss Apple's appeal of Japanese court ruling" AppleInsider 8:07 AM
  • "Goldman Sachs and the Apple structured bond deal: Wall Street's great vampire squid strikes again" Fortune 8:23 AM
  • "Apple Sues Google Seeking Order to Comply With Subpoena" Bloomberg 4:57 PM
  • "Fund Managers Exposed Big Time to Apple's Tumble" WSJ Blogs 11:51 AM
  • "Apple's Australian profit drops despite AU$6B revenue: Apple has reported a decline in net profit in Australia, despite reporting a 22.9 percent increase in revenue to AU$6 billion." ZDNet 9:41 AM
  • "City Authorities Confirm Apple R&D Center Will Open In Shanghai This Summer" TechCrunch 9:28 PM
OS X
News
  • "Peak Mac – Will Apple ever sell 5 million Macs in a quarter again?" 9 to 5 Mac 1:25 PM
  • "iWork Isn't Dead; Apple Hiring Engineer To Make Numbers App Better" Apple Bitch 2:55 PM
  • "Is Jony Ive killing the Mac? Even as eye candy has been added to the Mac interface, basic functionality critical to data integrity and reliable operation have been subtracted. Is this Apple's design chief Jony Ive's fault?" ZDNet 8:06 AM
  • "Peak Mac? Was 2012 a one-off year of treading water for Apple's Mac business? Or has the Mac peaked for good?" SplatF 7:41 PM
  • "iPhone users take legal action against Google: Tech giant faces group privacy claim after it allegedly sidestepped Apple security settings." Guardian News & Media 9:14 PM
  • "Microsoft Office 2013 Now Available, New Mac Version Still Missing in Action" Mac|Life 9:29 AM
AppleCare/Troubleshooting
  • "Fix incorrect document associations in OS X: If opening documents launches the wrong program, or if you have repeated entries in the OS X Open With menu, then there is a quick solution that can fix the issue." CNET Reviews 5:10 PM
Reviews/How-To/Tips
  • "Mac Gems: Trickster tracks your recently used items" Macworld 8:19 AM
  • "5 More Quick Fixes to Common Mac Problems" Mactuts+ 8:10 AM
  • "How to quickly change audio output in OS X: If you need to switch audio interfaces, you can do so quickly from the OS X menu bar." MacFixIt 7:41 PM
  • "Client Security Part 2 – FileVault 2" Amsys 9:00 AM
  • "Master The Option Key In The OS X Menu Bar [OS X Tips] Cult of Mac 8:29 AM
  • "Scrub through tracks in iTunes 11 with two-finger swipe" Mac OS X Hints 9:52 AM
  • "Control Mac Screen Brightness with Shady" ResExcellence 7:51 AM
  • "Accordance Quicktip - Amplifying from the Library" Accordance 10:29 AM
  • "The Easier Way To Manage Your Mac's App Window Clutter Is An Absolute Snap Tool" Mac 360 7:58 AM
  • "Are You Tired Of The Typical Todo Apps And Task Schedulers? Daily Routine Thinks Different" Mac 360 7:58 AM
  • "This Mac App I Want To Like Does Something I Need To Do But I Don't Like How It Does It" Mac 360 7:58 AM
Op/Ed
  • "Seven 'must have' apps for your new Mac" ZDNet 9:41 AM
  • "Mac Gaming's Biggest Challenges: Price, upgrades, and compatibility still haunt Apple's rigs." IGN 9:36 AM
  • "Use Your Mac as a WiFi Hotspot, Make a Mountain Lion Recovery Disk, and More Mac News" Low End Mac 9:29 AM
Press Releases
  • "The Dark Reef is an underwater action/adventure game. It's also a new take on video games, with weekly updates continuing a fully immersive story. Deep in the Pacific Ocean, a secret military operation has uncovered something sinister. And the international research station 'Dark Reef' is in its path! It's up to you to protect the station and its inhabitants while they race to unravel the origin and secrets of this mysterious new foe. Each week, a new episode will be released to subscribers, continuing that month's chapter in the story." The Dark Reef 5:04 PM
  • "Open Source Edition of LiveCode" KickStarter 4:25 PM
  • "Audiozue Is a Menubar App That Controls Music, Shows Your Trending Songs, and More" Lifehacker 8:07 AM
  • "Hexius Has Arrived on the Mac App Store!" prMac 11:14 AM
  • "iWeb Replacement App To Be Unveiled at Macworld 2013" prMac 7:48 AM
  • "Dolly Drive to launch Space Virtual Storage at Macworld/iWorld2013" prMac 7:48 AM
  • "Pixeljam Releases Potatoman Seeks the Troof in the Mac App Store" prMac 7:48 AM
General Interest/Potpourri
  • "iPhone and Android in the office yield higher profits, happier employees: A new survey finds that companies embracing consumer tech are more likely to report increased sales" InfoWorld 9:44 AM
  • "Apple, Google fall off list of America's 20 most-trusted companies" VentureBeat 1:21 PM
  • "Google, Apple No Longer Among The 'Most Trusted' Companies For Privacy Protection" BGR 4:02 PM
  • "Apple, Google tumble off top 20 trusted companies list: Facebook, Yahoo! also not well-trusted to protect personal information" The Register 8:15 PM
  • "Apple rumored to fill iconic Castro Street building in San Francisco" AppleInsider 4:54 PM
  • "Android and Apple iOS Capture Record 92 Percent Share of Global Smartphone Shipments in Q4 2012 – Strategy Analytics" MacPrices 2:54 PM
  • "Sprint confirms they'll be carrying the 128GB iPad 4" iMore 1:26 PM
  • "T-Mobile Preps to Offer iPhone on Installment Plan – While Other Carriers Watch" MacTrast 6:53 PM
  • "Apple Will Soon Sell A Much Cheaper iPhone 5 [Report] Telegraph 8:03 AM
  • "Apple slips out of top 20 in privacy trust rankings" AppleInsider 9:29 AM
  • "Apple yanks Vine from Featured Apps section after porn debacle" TUAW 8:27 AM
  • "Facebook cuts down Vine with in-app video posts for iPhone" Crave @ CNET 8:30 AM
  • "iPhone Hits Speed Bumps Abroad" BGR 8:07 AM
  • "From Phones To Tablets: 26 Apple Designs That Never Came To Be" Fast Company Design 10:29 AM
  • "RIM PlayBook trumps new iPad in UK channel sales - analyst" Channel Register 8:20 AM
  • "Chinese Apple pirate Kuaiyong sets sail for rest of WORLD: iTunes rip off to launch English version in blow to developers" The Register 8:20 AM
  • "Apple partner Philips exits consumer electronics business" AppleInsider 8:07 AM
  • "Jobs' 256-Foot Yacht Falls Short of World's Biggest" [Video Report] Bloomberg 8:17 AM
Non-Apple News
  • "Want to unlock your phone? Fix the DMCA" CNET News 9:07 PM
  • "Man allegedly follows GPS directions to wrong house; shot dead" CNET News 7:12 PM
  • "How to Protect Your Devices From New Hack Threat" CNBC 6:53 PM
  • "UK kids' mag slated for adult games content" Reuters 6:50 PM
  • "Researchers warn of 50 million exposed devices" Reuters 4:46 PM
  • "Samsung says InterDigital jumped the gun with latest ITC complaint, requests dismissal or delay" Foss Patents 8:18 AM
  • "New Microsoft Patents Advance their Work on Smart Eyewear" Patent Bolt 7:51 AM
Publications/Podcasts
  • "The Road to Macworld – Andrea Pejrolo of The Berklee College of Music on The iPad and Music Composition" MacVoicesTV 2:55 PM
Hardware/Software
  • "Apple to sell 128GB models of its fourth-generation iPad with Retina display from February 5" The Next Web 8:06 AM
  • "Apple iPad jumps to 128GB, starting at $799" CNET News 8:21 AM
  • "128 GB Tablets to Hit Market" Forbes 3:56 PM
  • "128GB iPad: from myth to reality in 24 hours/Apple has announced it's expanding its existing line of fourth-generation iPads." Ars Technica 8:25 AM
  • "So that 128GB iPad? It's real, and it's available from Apple on Feb. 5" GigaOM 8:29 AM
  • "Apple announces 128GB iPad" Macworld 8:50 AM
  • "Apple dishes out 128GB iPad; available early February" ZDNet 9:40 AM
  • "Slightly Smaller Apple TV 3,2 (A1469) Contains A5X SoC, BCM4334 Combo" AnandTech 6:53 PM
  • "FCC filing reveals Apple TV model A1469 with slightly smaller dimensions" Engadget 5:09 PM
  • "Slightly smaller Apple TV revealed by FCC filing" The Verge 5:07 PM
  • "New Apple TV 3,2 to be half centimeter smaller, can now fit in your mouth" 9 to 5 Mac 5:08 PM
  • "FCC Documents Reveal A Smaller, More Powerful Apple TV Is Coming Soon" TechCrunch 6:55 PM
  • "Smaller Apple TV box hinted at in FCC filing" CNET News 6:54 PM
  • "Nearly 300 million devices now running iOS 6: Apple's SVP of Worldwide Marketing Phil Schiller announces new figures as iOS 6.1 is released" Macworld UK 7:57 AM
  • "Apple says iOS 6 is now on 300 million devices as it rolls out v6.1" Digital Trends 8:18 AM
  • "Apple Reportedly Chops Q1 9.7-Inch Ipad Orders In Half As Consumers Clamor For Ipad Mini" BGR 11:34 AM
  • "Leaked Rear Panel Images Suggest The iPad 5 Will Look A Lot Like The iPad mini" App Advice 8:08 AM
  • "Purported 'iPad 5' Back Plate Surfaces With Looks Akin To iPad Mini, Could Launch This March – [Photos] RazorianFly 8:07 AM
  • "Apple's Next iPad Could Sport A Slimmer Shell, Take A Page From The iPad Mini Playbook" TechCrunch 10:29 AM
  • "Rumor: Amazing iPad 5 Component Pictures Appear" AppleBitch 7:59 AM
  • "First iPad 5 Spy Photos Appear" Tapscape 7:59 AM
  • "Taiwan market: Apple iPad mini far outsells iPad 4" DigiTimes 7:56 AM
  • "LG Display sees decreased capacity utilization due to Apple order cuts" DigiTimes 7:57 AM
  • "The Race is on for an iPad with Integrated Solar Panels & More"  Patently Apple 11:13 AM
  • "Apple trademarks design of its retail stores" Reuters 9:07 PM
  • "Apple granted U.S. trademark for its retail store design" Los Angeles Times [Paid Membership Required] 6:54 PM
  • "iOS 6.1: New Lockscreen Music Controls" MacTrast 8:02 AM
  • "About the new 'Reset Advertising Identifier' button in iOS 6.1" ZDNet 9:41 AM
  • "Whats New in iOS 6.1: Some Features, Lots of Security" FairerPlatform 7:59 AM
  • "Apple TV Update - 5.2 w/ Bluetooth Keyboard Support (Video)" Insanely Great Mac 8:49 AM
Granted Apple Patents
  • "Apple Wins 48 Patents Covering the iPhone 5's Integrated Touch Display, Apple's Zoom Feature & Electromagnetic Induction" Patently Apple 9:07 AM
  • "Apple Wins iWallet Patent for Motion based Payment System" Patently Apple 7:50 AM
  • "Apple Granted a Patent for an Intriguing Smart Bike System" Patently Apple 7:50 AM
  • "Apple Granted 4 Design Patents Covering the iPod Touch & More" Patently Apple 7:50 AM
  • "Apple granted patent involving zooming on a touch-screen display" AppleDailyReport 9:03 AM
  • "Apple's new integrated touch screen patent mentions phones, media players AND personal computers" AppleDailyReport 8:49 AM
  • "Apple patent involves group formation using anonymous broadcast information" AppleDailyReport 8:58 AM
Price Trackers/Deals
  • "AstroWings3 Plus : ICARUS For iPhone and iPad Is Temporarily Available For Free (Normally $1.99)" Apple Sliced 8:23 AM
  • "File Manager Pro App For iPhone and iPad Is Free Right Now (Previously $4.99)" Apple Sliced 8:23 AM
  • "Stickman Ski Racer For iPhone and iPad Is Free Today (Was $0.99)" Apple Sliced 8:23 AM
  • "15" MacBook Pro Prices & Sales" MacPrices 7:50 AM
  • "13" MacBook Pro Prices & Sales" MacPrices 7:50 AM
  • "MacBook Air Prices & Sales" MacPrices 7:50 AM
  • "Apple refurbs: save up to $850 on Mac Pro" MacNN 3:58 PM
  • "Refurbished Apple: EarPods, $18.95; Lightning Cable, $9.95, 10W iPad Charger, $12.95, More" FairerPlatform 1:21 PM
  • "PadGadget Daily App Deal – 8 iPad Apps on Sale" PadGadget 8:09 AM

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Reviews/How-To/Tutorials/Tips
Reviews
  • "Logitech UE Boombox" iLounge 3:58 PM
  • "Review: Speck CandyShell Grip Case for iPad Mini" Run Around Tech 8:09 AM
  • "Fitbit One review" T3 8:18 AM
iPad/iPhone/iPod touch Apps
  • "Review: Flickr 2.0 for iOS boosts the brand with elegant viewing and editing" Macworld 9:44 AM
  • "Great iOS Apps for Bargain Hunters" Macworld 8:19 AM
  • "Moxtra app for iPad gives you binders full of shareable content" TUAW 8:19 AM
  • "Get Math Calculations Using Your Own Handwriting With MyScript Calculator — iPad App Review" PadGadget 8:25 AM
  • "Digitize & Combine Real-Life Notes On iOS With 'Edit & Share'" AddictiveTips 8:08 AM
  • "Building Digital Literacy: JobScout Brings Its Online Learning Platform To iOS To Teach You How To Find A Job" TechCrunch 7:57 AM
  • "Developer Cheat Sheet Review: Developer Cheat Sheet provides a helpful starting point for those planning to code iOS apps, with a selection of different educational methods." 148Apps 8:28 AM
  • "NFL Quarterback 13 Review" 148Apps 3:59 PM
  • "Ride 'Em Rigby - Regular Show Review" 148Apps 10:36 AM
How-To/Tutorial
  • "How To Get Started with Adobe Muse – 10 Things Beginners want To Know How To Do" Terry White's Tech Blog 8:10 AM
Tips
  • "Removing downloaded iTunes Match tracks in iOS 6.1" iLounge 4:01 PM
  • "Sync a Wireless Bluetooth Keyboard with Apple TV" OS X Daily 11:50 AM
Analysis/Commentary/Editorial/Opinion
  • "Rant of the day: Android hate and Apple love" Seattle Times 9:13 PM
  • "Remains of the Day: Trust fall" Macworld 7:12 PM
  • "Cassandra -Wednesday Review: The Week in Full Swing" eXtensions 6:45 PM
  • "Low Cost iPhone Rumors Simply Make No Sense" Apple'n'Apps 4:01 PM
  • "Apple's Ups And Downs Are A Classic Study In Momentum Investing" Forbes 3:58 PM
  • "Tim Cook Needs Eureka Moment To Get Apple Back Above $700" Forbes 3:58 PM
  • "The Macalope Daily: Backlash" Macworld 10:37 AM
  • "Conspiracy Theory: Did Apple And Google Agree To Split The Smart Phone Market?" Mac 360 10:28 AM
  • "Leaving the iPhone: How Windows Phone 8 Stacks Up" Tech.pinions 9:46 AM
  • "Apple vs. Amazon: Two Different Paths to Success" [Video Report] Bloomberg 9:43 AM
  • "I fought the cord, and the cord won" Macworld 9:03 AM
  • "Why on Earth would anyone want a $1,000 iPad? Is it overkill? Or just enough to get by? The answer depends on the user." Ars Technica 5:02 PM
  • "Apple'S 128Gb Ipad Shows The World Exactly What Apple Does Best" BGR 3:56 PM
  • "Why A 128GB iPad? Call It The iPad Pro [Opinion] Cult of Mac 10:37 AM
  • "9 People Who Actually Need a 128GB iPad" Gizmodo 9:43 AM
  • "For $200 less, the 128GB iPad is more appealing than Microsoft's Surface Pro" ZDNet 9:39 AM
  • "Apple Produces A New iPad But No Excitement" Forbes 9:02 AM
  • "Will Apple's New, Higher Power 128GB iPad Relieve Some Investor Pressure?"  Forbes 8:28 AM
  • "The 128GB iPad Is Real, It's Here, and It's Almost Definitely Not For You" Gizmodo 8:27 AM
  • "Low-cost iPhone will be like a plastic iPhone 5, claims story" CNET News 8:21 AM
  • "Budget iPhone design to be a mix of iPhone 5, iPod Touch and iPod Classic, report claims" Digital Trends 8:18 AM
  • "Steve Jobs biopic will be must-see for techies: Apple chief flick will fuel debate, nostalgia; despite inaccuracies" MarketWatch 8:18 AM
  • "Jobs Movie Reviews Range from Good to Passable to Poor" FairerPlatform 7:59 AM
Non-Apple
  • "Can you ever really delete yourself from the Internet?" VentureBeat 5:03 PM
  • "And the 32 GB Surface Pro Will Have Just Enough Storage to Display the Start-Up Screen" AllThingsD 5:02 PM
  • "Microsoft's Surface Pro to ship with as little as 36% of advertised storage available to users" AppleInsider 5:02 PM
  • "On day Apple announces 128GB iPad, Microsoft admits that Surface Pro ships with 83GB free" 9 to 5 Mac 3:58 PM
  • "Report: 128GB Surface Pro Only Has 83GB Free for Users" DailyTech 8:28 AM
  • "Why Microsoft's Office 2013 Subscription Model Will Flop" PC Magazine 11:17 AM
  • "Microsoft Office 2013 review: Designed for tablets, but great for everyone" ["The bad: The $100-a-year subscription will be hard for many people to swallow. The upgraded apps are not available for Mac at this time, and won't be for 12 to 18 months."] CNET Reviews 9:36 AM
  • "Office 2013 Is a Big Improvement, but Needs Polish" Mashable 8:30 AM
  • "Review: Microsoft Office 365 Home Premium Edition hopes to be at your serviceArs Technica 8:28 AM
  • "Microsoft Office 2013 is here: Hands-on impressions and buying advice" PCWorld 8:28 AM
  • "Could Your Smartphone Be Your Next PC? Smartphones that store all your personal data could conceivably dock into cheaper laptop shells to deliver a full computing experience."  PC Magazine 8:24 AM
Press Releases/Products/Public Relations
  • "Most Popular iPad Keyboard: Logitech Ultrathin Keyboard Cover" Lifehacker 4:57 PM
  • "Top Tweaks For iPhone And iPad That Don't Require A Jailbreak" Redmond Pie 1:26 PM
  • "After Being Removed For Porn, Photo-Sharing App 500px Is Back In Apple's App Store" Business Insider 11:16 AM
  • "The New Office Is Here; Those Pesky iOS Apps Aren't" AllThingsD 11:15 AM
  • "Macworld Live returns" Macworld 11:14 AM
  • "500px Returns to the iOS App Store, Now Rated 17+" Daring Fireball 4:26 PM
  • "500px Returns To The iOS App Store, With Mature Content Warning And Photo Reporting Button" TechCrunch 11:14 AM
  • "Going to Macworld/iWorld? Come see Jacqui talk—twice: Ars' Apple Editor is doing Tech Talk on January 31 and a panel on February 1." Ars Technica 10:40 AM
  • "Little Snitch sale, Yelp, 9GAG, USPS Mobile, Notabli, price drops, and more" 9 to 5 Mac 9:36 AM
  • "PadGadget Photobooth – Check Out These Great Photography Magazines" PadGadget 9:29 AM
  • "The Best Apps for New Parents" Mashable 9:29 AM
  • "Macworld/iWorld 2013: MMT to reveal 'the future of mobile monitors'" AppleTell 9:29 AM
  • "We're *This Close* To An iPhone 5 Jailbreak – And It May Arrive As Soon As Sunday" TechCrunch 8:59 AM
  • "Google Drive iOS update adds support for multiple photo/video uploads and more" Digital Trends 8:18 AM
  • "Google Drive For iOS Gets Multiple Photo/Video Upload And Other Enhancements" App Advice 8:08 AM
  • "Google updates Google Drive app" AppleTell 8:06 AM
  • "Visual Voicemail on iPhone 5 now available for 4G EE customers" Macworld UK 7:57 AM
  • "Qihoo Gets Double Dose Of Bad News As Apple Cuts Its iOS Apps And It Receives Unfair Competition Warning" TechCrunch 7:57 AM
  • "LexisNexis Releases New Research, Litigation and Practical Guidance Tools Expanding its Comprehensive Portfolio of Legal Solutions" Business Wire 7:49 AM
  • "THX Launches Its First Mobile iOS App to Help Consumers Properly Adjust and Get the Most from Their TV, Projector and Speakers" Business Wire 7:49 AM
  • "Massive Dynamics Announces Completion of the First Production Run of the iPhone 5©¬†Battery Pack" Business Wire 7:49 AM
  • "ChordLab HD 3.0 Released" prMac 7:49 AM
  • "Timeline: Minimalist Project Management v1.0 released for the iPad" prMac 7:49 AM
  • "iPad Essay App Teaches How To Write Papers In Middle School" prMac 7:48 AM
  • "Night Whisper Lane Scenario 2: Boss Rush Mode is Out Now" prMac 7:48 AM
Computer Industry
  • "New Microsoft Office: in the cloud or traditional software/Microsoft is expected to launch Tuesday its newest version of Office, which is available as a subscription — another step in the company's evolution into a devices-and-services company." Seattle Times 8:19 AM
  • "Microsoft's Cloud-Friendly Office 365 Launches" Wired 8:43 AM
  • "Office 2013 goes on sale in Microsoft's UK store: The Inquirer (http://s.tt/1z5st)" The Inquirer 8:13 AM
  • "Microsoft wants you to pay $100 a year for Office" CNNMoney 8:16 AM
  • "Office 2013 available now: Microsoft ditches DVDs in push for cloud subscriptions" The Verge 8:16 AM
  • "Microsoft won't deliver Office 365 updates for new business users until February" ZDNet 11:04 AM
  • "Microsoft launches new Office for consumers" Reuters 3:34 PM
  • "Microsoft pushes subscription model for Office 2013: Available for download beginning today, Office 2013 comes in a wide variety of versions. But Microsoft is hoping that you'll skip the one-time fee for a subscription model that delivers lots of updates to come." CNET Reviews 8:15 AM
  • "Office boss: Within 10 years, every customer will subscribe/Kurt DelBene says that the software giant's push into services will lead to more and more customers opting for subscriptions to it its productivity application. But the transition from buying software to renting it will take as long as a decade." CNET News 8:15 AM
  • "Microsoft (NASDAQ:MSFT) and Dell Inc. (NASDAQ:DELL) Forming a Formidable Union" The Point Daily 8:09 AM
  • "Popularity of Google Chrome-Based Laptops Impede Windows 8 Sales" 24/7 Wall St. 7:45 AM
  • "Google exposes HP printers to attack" Fudzilla 7:37 AM
  • "HP is jumping on the Google Chromebook bandwagon" Bangkok Post 2:25 PM
  • "HP lining up Pavilion Chromebook: New device, leaked temporarily on HP webiste, will Reportedly feature 14-inch display" Techworld 7:37 AM
  • "Analysis: Dell LBO talks reveal other leverage options" Reuters 2:18 PM
  • "Reports: Is HP Prepping a New Chromebook?" The VAR Guy 7:36 AM
  • "Microsoft's Role a Sticking Point in Dell Buyout Talks" WSJ.com [Paid Membership Required] 3:36 PM
  • "Microsoft wants influence over privatized Dell, Reports WSJ" The Verge 3:34 PM
  • "Dell has four different mobile device management (MDM) products. What's their strategy here?" Brian Madden 7:35 AM
  • "Dell XPS 13 ultrabook with high-res display due next week: Dell's XPS 13 ultrabook finally gets the high-resolution display the design deserves." CNET News 4:00 PM
  • "Dell Inc Stock Upgraded (DELL)" TheStreet 7:34 AM
  • "IBM Declares Quarterly DiVidend of $0.85 (IBM)" JAGSReport 3:31 PM
  • "RIM works IBM conference" Canada 3:32 PM
  • "IBM adds big data capabilities and Microsoft Office integration to Connections" V3 7:59 AM
  • "IBM suggests how social business can work for healthcare, retail, gov't" ZDNet 3:37 PM
  • "Q&A: IBM's GM of social business on C-level strategies, Microsoft, and Oracle" ZDNet 7:59 AM
  • "Obama Cites Intel, Instagram As Examples Of Immigrant-Powered Companies" Talking Points Memo 3:33 PM
  • "Intel promotes senior executives ahead of Otellini's exit" The Inquirer 8:01 AM
  • "Intel Launches Celeron 927UE, 1020E and 1047UE Ivy Bridge CPUs" Softpedia 7:53 AM
  • "Safaricom launches new smartphone in Africa with Intel Inside" infoTECH 7:52 AM
  • "Nokia pours $250m into its VC business, grows China/Nokia Growth Partners has scored $250m in funding from Nokia and adds AMD China's president to its payroll, in order to grow business in the country." ZDNet 7:47 AM
  • "Nokia invests $250m into venture capital business" Mobile Magazine 7:47 AM
  • "Facebook, ARM, x86, and the data centre of tomorrow" ITProPortal 7:46 AM
  • "Cisco Unified Access updates focus on addressing 'Internet of Things'" ZDNet 7:51 AM
  • "Cisco Catalyst marries wired, wireless and SDN in one switch: Catalyst 3850 and 5760 WLAN controller offer consistent wireless and wired management, services through new programmable ASIC" Network World 7:50 AM
  • "Unified Access is Cisco's Next-Gen Strategy" Channelnomics 7:50 AM
  • "Cisco Finalizes Unified Access Strategy Lineup" The VAR Guy 7:51 AM
  • "Cisco unveils hybrid wireless-wired network access kit" V3 7:51 AM
  • "Oracle Wants Cloud Cake And Hardware Wins" TechWeb News 8:53 AM
  • "Java Security Work Remains, Bug Hunter Says" TechWeb News 8:54 AM
  • "Oracle Cloud Success Triggers Oracle-Derangement Syndrome" Forbes 8:20 AM
  • "Three years later, has Oracle's Sun buy paid off? Cash flow has far exceeded purchase price, according to Oracle President Mark Hurd, but an investment researcher remains doubtful" InfoWorld 3:35 PM
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Apple News
  • "Apple regains 'el numero uno' market-value crown: iPad reveal steals Microsoftian thunder on Office 365 day" The Register 4:46 PM
  • "Facebook Gains on Apple in Wall Street Rating Race" WSJ.com [Paid Membership Required] 4:47 PM
  • "From Apple to Where?" [Video Report] CNBC 3:56 PM
  • "At Worst, Apple Is A $400 Stock" Forbes 3:54 PM
  • "Who Sold Off Apple? One Fund Company's Multi-billion Dollar Dump" Barron's 1:25 PM
  • "How Apple Gave Wall Street The Middle Finger" Seeking Alpha 9:44 AM
  • "Apple dragging down hedge funds" CNNMoney 8:19 AM
  • "Apple 'could be sued' for sitting on $137.1 billion cash, expert" Macworld UK 7:57 AM
  • "Apple Supplier AMS Drops as Net Misses Estimates: Zurich Mover" Bloomberg 8:18 AM
Industry News
  • "Stocks Close Mixed as Dow Hits 2007 High" TheStreet 4:06 PM
  • "Yahoo, VMware, EMC drive down techs: Shares tumble on earnings results; Apple gains on new iPad news" MarketWatch 4:08 PM
  • "Futures Slip as Traders Digest Data, Earnings" FOXBusiness 8:58 AM
  • "Dow, S&P 500 nearing all-time highs" CNNMoney 9:16 PM
  • "Updates, advisories and surprises" MarketWatch 4:07 PM
  • "VMware shares get slammed" GigaOM 4:25 PM
  • "After big rally, RIM selling off before launch" Yahoo! News 2:08 PM
  • "Dow Climbs 72 Points" WSJ.com [Paid Membership Required] 7:16 PM
  • "Yahoo!'s Shut Us Up... For Now" TheStreet 8:56 AM
  • "Most active Nasdaq-traded stocks: Nasdaq's 10 most active stocks at the close of trading" Associated Press 7:16 PM
  • "Final Glance: Computer companies/Computer companies shares mixed at the close of trading" Associated Press 7:16 PM
  • "Midday Glance: Computer companies/Computer companies shares mixed at 1 p.m." Associated Press 1:14 PM
  • "Asia Markets: Asia stocks end mostly higher; Hong Kong lags/Asia markets rose Tuesday, with Japan stocks boosted by a solid rally in banks, although Hong Kong shares lagged behind, weighed by Industrial & Commercial Bank of China Ltd. after Goldman Sachs Group Inc. pared its stake in the lender." MarketWatch 8:57 AM
  • "Europe Markets: Europe stocks key off Wall Street gains/Oil firms led European stocks higher on Tuesday, as oil prices topped $97 a barrel for the first time since mid-September, while encouraging German consumer-confidence data and solid U.S. earnings reports also lifted sentiment." MarketWatch 3:38 PM

 
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