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Tuesday Highlights: Apple Q4 earnings come at 2PT/4CT/5ET this afternoon, conference call available live; expectation that Apple will reveal whether or not they expect to start growing again, will iPhone 7 provide the needed boost, or will the billions earned simply not be enough to stem earnings recession?; Macworld tutorial on merging iPhoto and Photo libraries on your Mac; Jonny Evans has a Mac tip about Caps lock; an interesting situation arises as reported by TMZ, rapper Suge Knight is suing Apple's Dr. Dre accusing him of hiring hitman to kill him over Beats deal with Apple, which he alleges did not want to associate its brand with that of Suge; Apple Watch shipments falling, IDC says responsible for dragging whole smartwatch segment down; Xiaomi announces beautiful new phone, designed by Steve Jobs' yacht designer; apparently Apple has made "detailed mockups" of a Material Design iMessage for Android; Quartz's Dave Gershgorn finds new portrait mode of iPhone 7 Plus still needs some work; however, Melia Robinson of Business Insider likes it enough that she "will never take a high-end camera on vacation again"; and iMore posts their ultimate guide to using iPhone 7 Plus camera.
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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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