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MacSurfer's Archive: Thursday, February 14, 2013
 

 

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Wednesday Highlights: Is Apple quietly working on enabling "powerful contextual services for its customers"? Jonny Evans thinks so, suggesting "it's precisely this kind of stealthy operational efficiency you should expect from Tim Cook's Apple [as] it seeks new growth sectors"; Don Reisinger argues there are no downsides "to a partnership between IBM and Apple", that consumers, the enterprise, everyone will benefit; IDC statistics show "home-grown" smartphone makers are gaining ground on Apple and Samsung; Ford dumping BlackBerry phones for iPhones, about 6,000 of them over the next two years; Russia asking Apple and SAP to provide "government access to their source code to make sure their widely used products are not tools for spying on state institutions"; Macworld UK comparative review of Apple's Aperture vs. Adobe Photoshop Lightroom; and Macworld US reviews Adobe's flagship video product, Premiere Pro CC 2014; what to do if you want to burn your movies to disc "in an iDVD-less world"; Forbes posts list of brands consumers find most innovative with Apple as number 1; Apple apparently confirms acquisition of Swell; Apple's back-to-school tax-free holiday sales coming!; The Next Web looks at "the houses that tech built", including Apple's spaceship campus, Steve Jobs' abandoned mansion; likely unintentional leak on Apple site suggests a mid-2014 27" iMac is imminent; Primate Labs benchmarks the latest MacBook Pros finding the 15" models enjoy a 6-9% increase, while the 13" models score a 7-8% increase over previous generation; ghost hunters, or folks needing thermal imaging, have a look at Macworld's first-look at the Flir One for iPhone; IT Pro lists their top 10 Word for iPad tips; and LAPTOP Mag laments the huge ripoff that is between buying a 16GB or 32GB phone, which costs consumers a $100 difference, but smartphone makers only pay around 50 cents/GB; is the "myth" of sapphire screens on iPhone 6 being busted? Perhaps to stave off overly-hyped expectations?

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Apple/Macintosh
  • "Apple's search technology lawsuit against Samsung may go on hold: A U.S. judge on Thursday asked Apple Inc and Samsung Electronics Co Ltd whether an Apple patent lawsuit over search technology should be put on hold for several months until after an appeals court resolves a separate lawsuit between the two companies." Reuters 5:10 PM
  • "Apple-Samsung Judge Says She May Put Patent Case on Hold" Bloomberg 7:56 PM
  • "Don't worry about Apple's business, worry about its products"  Macworld 7:50 AM
  • "Apple's Next Innovation: TV/Television viewers fumble with awkward remote controls and crave a richer array of on-demand programming. It's time for Apple to step in and disrupt the TV business."  Technology Review 7:58 AM
  • "Tim Cook describes bold future for Apple. But cheaper iPhones? Maybe not.: At Goldman-Sachs tech conference, Apple CEO Tim Cook tiptoes around rumors of a cheaper iPhone, applauds Apple stores, and provides some insight on the future." Christian Science Monitor 8:07 AM
  • "Tim Cook Address the State of Apple" Tech.pinions 10:37 AM
  • "The Patient and Telling Vocabulary of Apple CEO Tim Cook" MacNewsWorld 8:24 AM
  • "How Apple Stores Beat Disney Parks"  Mashable 7:22 AM
  • "Big hedge funds fueled fourth-quarter dive in Apple shares" Reuters 5:10 PM
  • "Big hedge funds fueled Apple's 4th-quarter share plunge" Reuters 2:01 PM
  • "Apple Loses Some of Its Polish to Samsung and It Has Nothing to Do With Price"  Forbes 7:54 AM
  • "Apple challenges loss of iPhone trademark in Brazil" Reuters 8:14 AM
  • "Trademark trouble: Apple loses claim for exclusive rights to 'iphone' name in Brazil" Digital Trends 7:23 AM
  • "Apple loses right to iPhone name in Brazil: Patent regulator rules Apple holds no exclusive rights to moniker" CNN 7:51 AM
  • "Is Apple to blame for the High Street's struggles? The failure of big retail names such as HMV, Jessops and Blockbuster, could be blamed on the recession, but Apple is seeing huge success. Is Apple's success to blame for the failures of others?" Macworld UK 11:32 AM
  • "Will Apple's iWatch introduce the age of wearable technology? A series of reports this week in the United States have all-but confirmed that Apple is developing a smart watch as it seeks to repeat its trick with the iPhone and iPad and spur a new market, writes Christopher Williams." Telegraph 7:22 AM
OS X
News
  • "JavaScript expert: WebKit, get your bug-ridden house in order/Dave Methvin, a leader of the influential jQuery programming tool, says WebKit is plagued with old bugs. He's not optimistic Opera will help improve the browser situation." CNET News 7:57 AM
  • "Asian political activists whacked in Mac backdoor hack attack: A security hole in Microsoft Office for Mac OS X is being exploited to hack and spy on Asian activists at odds with the Chinese government." The Register 11:32 AM
  • "Apple seeds OS X 10.8.3 Mountain Lion build 12D68 to developers" 9 to 5 Mac 3:34 PM
Reviews/How-To/Tips
  • "GIMP 2.8.3 review: Free open-source alternative to Adobe Photoshop goes Mac OS X-native" Macworld UK 9:12 AM
  • "Configuring your Mac's network settings" Macworld 8:24 AM
  • "The Beginner's Guide to Using TeX in OS X" Mactuts+ 8:32 AM
  • "Creating remote presentations with Messages" Macworld 9:10 AM
  • "How to create your own animated GIFs the easy way" TechHive 9:11 AM
  • "How to Add Page Numbers to a Microsoft Word Document" Macinstruct 8:57 AM
  • "Where to find hearts in OS X: If you would like to send a Valentine's message, OS X offers some nice images you can add to it." MacFixIt 5:15 PM
  • "Get Rid Of Open With... Right-Click Menu Duplicates [OS X Tips] Cult of Mac 10:19 AM
  • "Install Windows 7 on external drive using Boot Camp (Lion)" Mac OS X Hints 9:51 AM
  • "Forget iPhoto Photo Enhancements. Get Even Better Portraits With A Click" TeraTalks 7:12 AM
  • "All Is Right With The World. There's A New Radium. Internet Radio Is Alive And Well And Almost Good" Mac 360 7:11 AM
  • "In A Man's World, Here's The 99-cent Fashion Application That Every Man Needs On A Mac" NoodleMac 7:11 AM
  • "How To Put Your iPhone Or iPad's Live Screen Directly Onto Your Mac's Screen" BohemianBoomer 7:12 AM
  • "If You Like Great Photos For Your Mac's Desktop Wallpaper You'll Love Kuvva's Free Wallpaper" Mac 360 7:12 AM
Op/Ed
  • "Ars readers weigh in: Bring us Siri on OS X!" Ars Technica 8:59 AM
Press Releases
  • "Adobe updates Edge, Dreamweaver for Creative Cloud users" MacNN 12:58 PM
  • "With 3,500 Paying Customers, HipChat Launches A Native Mac Client To Vanquish The Lousy Adobe AIR App" TechCrunch 11:06 AM
  • "Photoshop 1.0.1 released for free" Neowin 10:51 AM
  • "danholt announces a weekend special for Calories 3, on february 16th + 17th 2013. During this two days the health and fitness app Calories 3 is availabe for USD 0.99 (instead of USD 9.99). At Mac Appstore or at danholt Onlinestore." danholt 8:30 AM
  • "Mac Apps: Skype 6.2, GIMP 2.8.4, FotoMagico 4.2" FairerPlatform 7:14 AM
General Interest/Potpourri
  • "Apple to hold television-related special event in March? An analyst has predicted that Apple will introduce apps to Apple TV next month, ahead of September iTV launch" Macworld UK 7:22 AM
  • "Apple television: luxury-TV maker buyout plans resurface" Macworld UK 7:23 AM
  • "Android and iOS Combine for 91.1% of the Worldwide Smartphone OS Market in 4Q12 and 87.6% for the Year, According to IDC" Business Wire 8:25 AM
  • "Samsung to Release a New High-End Smartphone in Q4 with its Own OS to Seriously Challenge Apple's iOS & Ecosystem" Patently Apple 8:48 AM
  • "Samsung's Tizen mobile OS could signal new competition for Apple's iOS, Google's Android" AppleInsider 12:58 PM
  • "Rovio Beefs Up Global Advertising Team With Hires From Apple, Millennial Media, And inMobi" TechCrunch 10:50 AM
  • "New Zealand police choose iOS over Android in tech push, to distribute 10,000 iPhones and iPads" AppleInsider 8:26 AM
  • "Apple Wins Big Government Account for 10K iPhones, iPads: More than 6,000 New Zealand police officers are getting an iPhone after the nation signed a 10-year outsourcing contract with Vodafone." Benzinga Insights 10:50 AM
  • "Apple lands $159M government contract for iPhone, iPad: The New Zealand Police picks Apple: over BlackBerry, Google, and Microsoft: to hand out 6,000 smartphones and 3,900 tablets to its officers." CNET News 7:55 PM
  • "That takes the pip! Apple brand forces name change at cider store: People calling with an iPod problem were told to have a nice cider to get over it" The Independent 9:00 AM
  • "Apple's former retail chief ends lands at U.K. chain" CNET News 7:58 PM
  • "Staples to start Apple product sales soon, executive says" AppleInsider 9:33 PM
  • "Apple 'iWatch', an 'iPhone for wrist', set for production" Financial Express 7:52 AM
  • "Steve Wozniak says withhold judgment on man accused of threatening state senator" Inside Bay Area 12:59 PM
  • "Man Arrested on Bomb Threat Charges Had Cupertino Connections: A man who was arrested after police found a cache of bomb-making material in his Santa Clara home was described as 'brilliant' by Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak, and as 'weird' by neighbors." Patch 7:52 PM
Non-Apple News
  • "Steam for Ubuntu: Tux Gets Down to It" Tapscape 3:37 PM
  • "Nvidia CEO views wireless chips as future profit driver" ZDNet 12:12 PM
  • "Marissa Mayer Hints That Yahoo Could Go Social" Wired 12:08 PM
  • "Red Hat revs OpenShift Enterprise to 1.1" The Register 11:22 AM
  • "Ouya and Nvidia optimizing Tegra 3 SoC for Android console" TG Daily 11:19 AM
  • "Qualcomm Speeds Up Phone Charging" PC Magazine 10:50 AM
  • "A Valentine's Day video game love story" USA Today 11:24 AM
  • "15 products we love (or the geekiest Valentines ever)" [Slideshow] PCWorld 10:51 AM
  • "Bandai resurrects Tamagotchi pets just in time for Valentine's Day" Los Angeles Times [Paid Membership Required] 10:45 AM
  • "Nexus 4 Users Get Android 4.2.2, Lose Partial LTE Support" PC Magazine 10:51 AM
  • "YouTube Launches Tokyo Video Production Studio" PC Magazine 10:50 AM
  • "Google rolls out Nexus 4 Jelly Bean update" ZDNet 12:14 PM
  • "Google Quietly Shutters Commerce Search For E-Retailers" TechCrunch 11:16 AM
  • "Google Maps With Street View Is Now Available For The Wii U" TechCrunch 11:15 AM
  • "Google Now gets phone makeover: Fourth update puts app front and center on users' smartphones" Techworld 11:18 AM
  • "Ericsson to demo Gbit LTE at Mobile Congress" EE Times 10:26 AM
  • "Tower sees soft Q1, then growth" EE Times 10:26 AM
  • "Adobe confirms Reader flaws targeted in 'Turkey visa' PDF zero-day attacks" ZDNet 12:13 PM
  • "Barnes & Noble Nook business to sink deeper this year" CNET News 9:56 AM
  • "JavaScript expert: WebKit, get your bug-ridden house in order" CNET News 9:55 AM
Publications/Podcasts
  • "A short interview with Jasna Sykorova" asymco 8:24 AM
  • "Macworld 2013 – Irina Stepanovska of BeLight Software On Their Show Presence" MacVoicesTV 7:29 PM
  • "Macworld 2013 – Nancy Gravley of The Mac Observer Picks Her Show Favorites" MacVoicesTV 5:06 PM
  • "Macworld 2013 – Hard Drive Disaster Data Recovery with DriveSavers" MacVoicesTV 1:57 PM
  • "Macworld 2013 – Chef Sleeve Protects Your iPad In The Kitchen" MacVoicesTV 11:32 AM
  • "Macworld 2013 – Glide Makes Your iPhone A Video Walkie Talkie" MacVoicesTV 7:56 AM
Hardware/Software
  • "iPhone lockscreen can be bypassed with new iOS 6.1 trick" The Verge 7:19 AM
  • "Apple iOS 6.1 Flaw Bugs CIOs" WSJ Blogs 7:55 PM
  • "Apple Working on Fix for Bug That Causes Issues With Exchange and iOS 6.1" AllThingsD 7:20 AM
  • "Apple working on fix for iOS 6.1 bug that's choking Exchange servers" Network World 12:59 PM
  • "Apple Promises to Fix iOS Exchange Bug" Mashable 7:24 AM
  • "Apple plans to issue fix for iOS 6.1 Exchange sync bug" CNET News 7:57 AM
  • "Exploit allows contacts, photos access on a locked iPhone 5" Macworld 9:10 AM
  • "iOS 6.1 hack lets users see your phone app, place calls" CNET News 10:20 AM
  • "New iOS 6.1 Security Flaw Grants Limited Access To Phone App, Photos, Email, Messages, FaceTime" TechCrunch 8:25 AM
  • "Apple: iOS 6.1 network overload caused by our Exchange SYNC OF DOOM" The Register 7:54 AM
  • "Apple To Issue Fix For iOS 6.1 Exchange Problems" AppleBitch 7:47 AM
  • "Apple cuts MacBook Pro, Air prices as much as 15 percent: The company rarely lowers prices, but hopes to give sales a kick in the pants in the face of competition from tablets and smartphones" Computerworld 7:52 AM
  • "Apple Releases Shorter 0.5-Meter Lightning to USB Cable, Tweaks In-Ear Headphones" MacRumors 2:02 PM
  • "Apple quietly releases shorter Lightning cable, new earbuds" CNET News 2:05 PM
  • "Apple Releases New Premium Earphones And Lightning Cable" AppleBitch 2:05 PM
  • "Apple Releases New Premium Earphones And Lightning Cable" AppleBitch 2:05 PM
Apple Patent Applications
  • "Apple looks to end blurry iPhone photos with new invention" AppleInsider 7:15 AM
  • "Apple Patents A Volume-Based Solution To Shaky Smartphone Camera Syndrome" TechCrunch 8:26 AM
  • "Apple working on image capturing device having continuous image capture" AppleDailyReport 9:07 AM
  • "Apple seeks patent to eliminate lousy photos" CNET News 9:50 AM
  • "Apple Invents New Robotic Arm Finishing System for iPhone" Patently Apple 7:25 AM
  • "Apple patent filing involves generating a 3D model using a portable electronic device recording" AppleDailyReport 9:07 AM
  • "Apple files patent for audio jack with included microphone" AppleDailyReport 9:07 AM
Price Trackers/Deals
  • "Infinity Blade For iPhone and iPad Is Temporarily Available For Free (Normally $5.99)" Apple Sliced 8:10 AM
  • "Bubble Pig For iPhone and iPad Is Free Right Now (Previously $0.99)" Apple Sliced 8:10 AM
  • "Fast Camera For iPhone and iPad Is Free Today (Was $1.99)" Apple Sliced 8:10 AM
  • "15" MacBook Pro Prices & Sales" MacPrices 7:14 AM
  • "13" MacBook Pro Prices & Sales" MacPrices 7:14 AM
  • "MacBook Air Prices & Sales" MacPrices 7:14 AM
  • "Apple TV Buyer's Guide -Apple TV Prices, Deals, Reviews And Information" MacReviewZone 2:58 PM
  • "Mac Deals: Refurbished Retina MacBook Pro from $1,359" FairerPlatform 7:13 AM
  • "PadGadget Daily App Deal – 44 iPad Apps on Sale" PadGadget 8:32 AM

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Reviews/How-To/Tutorials/Tips
Reviews
  • "Mikey Digital Review" Mac|Life 8:32 PM
  • "Hands on: Mophie Juice Pack Air vs. the new Juice Pack Helium for iPhone 5" GigaOM 8:16 PM
iPad/iPhone/iPod touch Apps
  • "Review: Interview Recorder - Record Interviews Of Prospective Candidates On IOS" MacTrast 8:54 PM
  • "Rich Notes: The Rich-Text Text Editor For iOS" Cult of Mac 2:02 PM
  • "Evernote Hello Review" Mac|Life 2:06 PM
  • "Kickstarter finally debuts its first mobile app, only for iOS now" Digital Trends 1:58 PM
  • "Minus Releases iPhone And Android Apps With Chat Feature [Review] AddictiveTips 1:57 PM
  • "Review: Write for DropBox – A Text Editor and Notes App for iPhone" ResExcellence 10:19 AM
  • "Crazy Blind Date diaries: A new way to score dates through iOS" Macworld 9:10 AM
  • "Hulu, Netflix offer kid-safe iPad apps" 52 Tiger 7:53 AM
  • "Versu Review: It is about time someone brought the interactive novel back to life. Linden Lab may have something special on their hands." 148Apps 12:58 PM
  • "Watermark Your Photos Right from Your iPhone" Best App Site 7:13 AM
  • "Jurassic Park Builder for iPad & iPhone review: a wasted opportunity?" Macworld UK 8:24 AM
  • "Joe Danger Touch for iPad & iPhone review: console classic improves on mobile platform" Macworld UK 8:24 AM
  • "'SlotZ Racer 2 HD' Review - An Iterative Slots Expansion" Touch Arcade 2:03 PM
How-To/Tutorial
  • "How to jailbreak iOS 6.1 (5.2) on the Apple TV 2" iDownload Blog 11:39 AM
Tips
  • "iOS Reminders and Google Tasks Article" iLounge 3:06 PM
  • "Why Your Computer Is A Target for Identity Theft And What You Can Do About It" MacPrices 2:25 PM
  • "How to back up your iPhone to your computer without iTunes" Digital Trends 7:51 AM
Analysis/Commentary/Editorial/Opinion
  • "Cassandra -Friday Review: The Weekend Arrives" eXtensions 7:16 PM
  • "Apple's Retail Strategy Proves That If They Build It, You Will Come (And Spend)" TechCrunch 2:59 PM
  • "Apple Has No Fear of the Declining PC Market" TMCnet 12:59 PM
  • "The iPhone 5 Jailbreak Tweaks That Made Me Return To Jailbreaking" Redmond Pie 12:58 PM
  • "iOS 6.1 lock-screen bypass fumble highlights BYOD fragility" ZDNet 11:33 AM
  • "Fantasy: Apple, don't make an 'iCar' --an 'iBike' makes much more sense"  Computerworld 10:37 AM
  • "Apple appeals iPhone exclusive trademark loss in Brazil" GigaOM 10:21 AM
  • "Apple pushes back over Brazilian 'iphone' trademark decision" Ars Technica 10:21 AM
  • "The Macalope: They never learn" Macworld 10:21 AM
  • "Here's Why Steve Jobs Couldn't Stand Adobe Near The End [Video]"  Cult of Mac 10:20 AM
  • "Office for iOS May Make Billions for Microsoft But Dooms Surface" The Mac Observer 11:05 AM
  • "Microsoft Office and Apple's iPads: Money left on the table? Putting Office exclusively on Windows tablets may be a costly mistake, says analyst"  Fortune 9:09 AM
  • "If Apple made an iWatch, I'd buy one, you'd buy one... We'd all buy one..." ZDNet 8:33 AM
  • "Yes Apple, Bake iOS Into My Watch, Walls And Wherever Else" ReadWrite 8:24 AM
  • "Should you risk jailbreaking your iPhone? Chances are, if you don't know the dangers involved, you shouldn't jailbreak"  Computerworld 7:57 AM
  • "Apple Could Have 80% Market Share in Everything. Tomorrow." TheStreet 7:54 AM
  • "Apple should give up ebook battle now: Company has little to gain by going to trial over suggested ebook price fixing" Macworld UK 7:22 AM
  • "Forget Those Frivolous Shareholder Lawsuits. Apple Should Pay A Dividend And Nothing Else" Mac 360 7:13 AM
Non-Apple
  • "The Rise (or Fall?) of the Tactus Keyboard: How good an idea is a 'now you feel it, now you don't' keyboard?" Technology Review 9:02 PM
  • "U.K. CIO Salaries Strong Despite Recession, Study Says" InformationWeek 12:42 PM
  • "Yes, your new smartphone does charge faster thanks to Qualcomm Quick Charge 1.0" ZDNet 12:14 PM
  • "Inside the $10k Android smartphone: How Nokia's 'black sheep' built the Vertu Ti" ZDNet 12:13 PM
  • "Google Now for Android updated: Now it 'gets' me" ZDNet 12:13 PM
  • "Google's settled the 'link tax' in France - but its €1bn tax bill won't go away so easily" ZDNet 12:11 PM
  • "Advertising Growth Shows That for Many, Tablets Are the PC" Wired 12:08 PM
  • "14 reasons why I love my smartphones (application screenshot gallery)" ZDNet 12:12 PM
  • "Top 10 technology-celebrity love-ins ahead of Valentine's Day" V3 12:03 PM
  • "Red Hat doubles down on platform as a service (PaaS)" Network World 10:53 AM
  • "Ditch the PDF headaches: Three safer, speedier Adobe Reader alternatives" PCWorld 10:53 AM
  • "Save Silicon Valley -- abolish patents now" InfoWorld 10:38 AM
  • "Smartphone tools to keep your Wi-Fi network humming" Network World 10:38 AM
  • "Survey shows U.S. falling behind on user-centered BYOD: CIOs must rethink their traditional, rigid approach to data access and focus on users rather than mobile devices" Computerworld 10:37 AM
  • "Google keeps Bing, Yahoo at bay in search business: Rivals still face tough task in taking on Google, as they continue to only inch up and down the conScore rankings" Computerworld 10:19 AM
  • "Smartphones To Finally Outsell Feature Phones In 2013" InformationWeek 10:00 AM
  • "Top Five Internet Issues to Watch in 2013" ABCNews 10:05 AM
  • "Top 10 emerging technologies for 2013: The World Economic Forum Global Agenda Council on emerging technologies releases its top 10 emerging technologies for the year." [Slideshow] Washington Post [Free Registration Required] 9:45 AM
  • "Microsoft Surface Pro Is Even Harder To Fix Than An iPad – ReadWrite" ReadWrite 8:24 AM
  • "Can Intel create a better TV experience? Track record on new ventures is spotty, but potential is huge" MarketWatch 7:24 AM
Press Releases/Products/Public Relations
  • "Belkin Finally Taking Pre-Orders for Thunderbolt Express Dock" MacRumors 2:45 PM
  • "Kindle for iOS encourages sharing to Twitter, Facebook, promotes other titles when finishing books" The Next Web 2:00 PM
  • "Zagg offers 50% off keyboard cases for iPad and iPad mini" iDownload Blog 1:58 PM
  • "Scosche Adds To Your iPhone 5 And iPad Charging Options With New Lightning Line" TechCrunch 12:55 PM
  • "Scosche releases Lightning chargers and first retractable Lightning USB cable" ZDNet 12:54 PM
  • "Kickstarter launches iPhone app" TUAW 10:52 AM
  • "Vimeo acquires GIF-making app Echograph to challenge Vine & Cinemagram" VentureBeat 10:52 AM
  • "Vimeo Acquires GIF App Echograph" PC Magazine 10:51 AM
  • "Six Fascinating, Informative, and Just Plain Good Lectures on Videogames in iTunes U" Forbes 10:38 AM
  • "Autodesk 123D for iPad allows creation, printing of 3D monsters" Insanely Great Mac 9:11 AM
  • "Kickstarter Goes Mobile With New iOS App" TechCrunch 8:48 AM
  • "'Infinity Blade' Is Free All Week in App Store" Mashable 12:55 PM
  • "Get Infinity Blade Free, Matching iPhone 3GS for $89.99" FairerPlatform 12:54 PM
  • "Hack And Slash Toward The App Store And Get Infinity Blade Now For Absolutely Free" App Advice 8:26 AM
  • "ServInt Introduces New ServInt Portal Mobile App" Business Wire 8:26 AM
  • "TappIn™ by Globalscape® Gives Rackspace® Customers Access to Their Data Anywhere, Anytime and from Any Platform" Business Wire 8:26 AM
  • "Crain's Chicago Business Launches iPad® App Built in Partnership with Redpoint Technologies" Business Wire 8:26 AM
  • "Discover healthy food when you eat out with HealthyOut for iPhone" iMore 8:25 AM
  • "FireCore releases updated Apple TV jailbreak tool and aTV Flash (black) software" iMore 8:25 AM
  • "Second Life creator Linden Lab launches Versu, an AI-powered iPad take on 'Choose Your Own Adventure'" The Next Web 8:24 AM
  • "Intuit optimizes QuickBooks Online for Apple iPad" ZDNet 11:33 AM
  • "QuickBooks Online For iPad Isn't A Boring Accounting App – It's A Simple CRM" TechCrunch 8:25 AM
  • "QuickBooks Online gets an iPad app to help small businesses do their books on the go" The Next Web 7:59 AM
  • "SideCar Buys an Austin Competitor — Let the SXSW Ride-Sharing Wars Commence - Liz Gannes - News - AllThingsD" AllThingsD 7:57 AM
  • "Bass Drop Drum and Bass - The D'n'B Sampler, Keyboard and Loop Station" prMac 10:41 AM
  • "Russian Yourself Hard app launched" prMac 10:41 AM
  • "Introducing 2 Turntables and a Microphone for iPad" prMac 10:41 AM
  • "Crochet Decoder HD for iPad released by Sugar Coded Apps" prMac 10:41 AM
  • "vitapoly releases iOS Social Framework ANE" prMac 9:12 AM
  • "iPhone owners get a Free Virtual Boyfriend or Girlfriend for V-day" prMac 8:25 AM
  • "Pictoo's NameGames for iPad Helps Young Children Recognize Family Member" prMac 8:25 AM
  • "Crypt My Pic Keeps Private and Sensitive Pictures Secure" prMac 7:50 AM
  • "First iPhone 5 Spy Software Hits the Market" prMac 7:50 AM
  • "Forget flowers; Say it with Say What You See this Valentine's Day!" prMac 7:50 AM
  • "Hide Secrets Inside Innocent Photos with Stegomatic" prMac 7:50 AM
  • "Jack Vs Ninjas - Smooth and Super Cool Free Action Game, Karate Chop!" prMac 7:50 AM
  • "The Grizzly Labs releases Genius Fax for iPhone" prMac 7:50 AM
  • "Weather Tune For iPad - The Interactive Virtual Weather App" prMac 7:50 AM
  • "Which Trivia App is Exploiting General Knowledge With A Twist?" prMac 7:50 AM
  • "3 Elles: 3 Great Women, 3 Great Apps and now a 4th one!" prMac 7:50 AM
Computer Industry
  • "Dell Said to Plan Shareholder Meetings to Assess LBO Demands" Bloomberg 9:47 AM
  • "Dell to Meet With Shareholders for Deal Approval" [Video Report] Bloomberg 9:47 AM
  • "Michael Dell took lower price for his shares: Dell board considered PC spinoff, big acquisitions, sale to big buyer" MarketWatch 12:29 PM
  • "Dell CEO agreed to lower shares' value to push $24 billion buyout" Reuters 12:35 PM
  • "Dell defends $24bn buyout price" Financial Times [Paid Membership Required] 1:02 PM
  • "Dell CEO agreed to lower shares' value to push $24 billion buyout" Reuters 5:10 PM
  • "Michael Dell Valued His Shares Below Market Price in LBO" Bloomberg 9:48 AM
  • "What Cisco tells us Dell and H-P should do" MarketWatch 1:59 PM
  • "Microsoft's Dell Play: Smart Save or Nokia 2.0?" LinuxInsider 10:28 AM
  • "Will There Ever Be a Surface Mini? Sounds Like It." AllThingsD 9:52 AM
  • "A Surface Mini Could Wake Up Windows Phone 8" TechCrunch 11:16 AM
  • "Microsoft embraces open source -- to a point: The company is expanding its participation in open source endeavors, no longer believes Linux is a 'cancer'" InfoWorld 10:38 AM
  • "Microsoft Launches New Scroogled Video For Valentine's Day, Says Google Will Read Your Love Letters" TechCrunch 11:15 AM
  • "HP To Launch Android-Based, Tegra-Powered Tablets" Forbes 9:48 AM
  • "HP, In A Huge Slap At Windows 8, Plans To Release A High-End Android Tablet" Business Insider 9:50 AM
  • "HP building 'at least one' Android tablet: source" ZDNet 12:11 PM
  • "Hewlett-Packard's $8.8 Billion Acquisition Write-down Just Got A Bit Heavier" Seeking Alpha 1:59 PM
  • "Nothing For Nothing: HP Pays Dearly For Ernst & Young Tax Testimony" Forbes 9:49 AM
  • "IBM to open biz analytics center in Thailand" ZDNet 12:12 PM
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