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Weekend Highlights: Jeffrey Van Camp at Digital Trends thinks "Apple is terrified of Samsung", as evidenced by the company releasing the iPhone 6 Plus; CNET on the market for your used iPhone; Tim Cook tells press Apple has a number of products in the wings which haven't hit the rumor mill yet; The Economist is calling Apple's change a "reluctant reformation"; success of the iPhone would not last forever says Adriana Lee at ReadWrite, saw Tuesday's event as Apple's "Hail Mary play to put itself everywhere in your life that matters"; Michael Carney believes Apple's timing in adopting NFC was a stroke of brilliance; and ApplePay will be in China as company enters agreement with China's UnionPay; if you were one of the presumed millions to stay up late for iPhone 6 pre-orders, you might have been frustrated given the demand dented Apple, AT&T and other sites; demand so high that pre-orders said to be pushed out 3-4 weeks for the 6 Plus, if you want the plain old iPhone 6, there's plenty available—reports aplenty in our General Interest section; Wired offers a bevy of "handy tips and tweaks" for your Yosemite experience; hi-res monitor said to be coming to the iPad by holiday quarter; The Inquirer's first impressions of the iPhone 6, and Digital Trends compares the new iPhone to Sony's Xperia Z3; Jenn Van Grove at TheStreet thinks Apple's Watch actually "stands a chance with teenagers"; Peter Cohen explains why he wasn't in the rush to pre-order iPhone 6.
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"Android, iOS combine for 91.1% of worldwide smartphone OS market in 4Q12, says IDC" DigiTimes 7:55 AM
"GPS fitness watch market to grow 50% in 2013 regardless of Apple rumors, says ABI Research" DigiTimes 7:55 AM
"Apple's new iPad TV ads put apps at the heart of the tablet wars" Computerworld 9:58 AM
"Apple airs new iPad ads, 'Alive' and 'Together'" Digital Trends 7:54 AM
"Apple Highlights iPad's Massive App Catalog With Two New TV Ads [Video] Cult of Mac 8:07 AM
"Who's the guy in the new Apple ad? Meet Mathieu Lehanneur" TED Blog 11:55 AM
"Hundreds of thousands line up for new mail app: More than 800,000 people are waiting to access a new iPhone app that aims to transform their email experience by helping them achieve the elusive 'inbox zero' -- a fully processed and empty inbox." Reuters 2:56 PM
"Apple design bloke Ive finally honoured properly - with Blue Peter badge" The Register 8:00 AM
"At Apple, Everybody's Working For (And On) The Weekend" Business Insider 2:53 PM
"New quick app switching & other concepts show options on the table for iOS 7 [Videos] 9 to 5 Mac 12:58 PM
"As Irrational Exuberance Fades, Apple Skeptics Make A Comeback" BGR 12:57 PM
"How switching to Android helped me deal with my addiction to connectedness/There are many things I like better about my Android phone compared to my old iPhone, but one of the big ones is something that is missing: namely, all those irritating real-time notifications" GigaOM 11:51 AM
"Even Apple Gets Stung by Bureaucracy" Forbes 11:05 AM
"The Post Post-PC Era: Will Apple, Google, Samsung, Amazon Or Microsoft Win?" TechCrunch 10:51 AM
"EU regulators threaten privacy crackdown against Google: Web giant may face 'repressive action' before summer if it does not respond to a dozen recommendations related to how it manages user data." CNET News 4:47 PM
"Asia Markets: China, Japan stocks fall, though others gain/Chinese stocks slipped Tuesday, with casino operators skidding in Hong Kong and property stocks falling on the mainland, while Japanese blue chips also lost ground." MarketWatch 9:09 PM
"Europe Markets: Carlsberg drops in weak Europe trade" MarketWatch 9:33 AM
"European Stocks Fall as Metals Slide; Yen Drops on G-20 Meeting" Bloomberg 10:04 AM
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