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MacSurfer's Archive: Wednesday, February 20, 2013
 

 

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Friday Highlights: Reuters is reporting of snag in display production for the iPhone 6 which could delay the hotly anticipated iDevice; Jonny Evans put together an infographic to show what the demand is like for the new iPhone; ifoAppleStore takes an in-depth look at the lawsuit filed by retail employees over break denial, the details of which reveal "the minutiae of Apple Stores"; Apple now in talks with health insurance providers such as Humana, UnitedHealth, others, for HealthKit; Apple's CarPlay rollout is slowing down as automakers apparently "looking to include Android, which IHS says will dominate the market"; OS X Yosemite public beta 2 hit the Mac App Store on Thursday, reports in our OS X section; IT.Enquirer reviews Parallels Desktop 10; VentureBeat says Nuance's Dragon Dictate 4 is extremely good, nearly perfect, at what it claims to do; Ric Molina at Mac Gamer HQ says "more community" is what's missing from the Mac gaming scene; petition with over 10,000 signatures aims to push Apple into action addressing "widespread 2011 MacBook Pro failures"; in response to ruling, Apple suspends "Secret" app from Brazil App Store; Jose Pagliery at CNNMoney says Secret, supposedly anonymous, actually allowed postings to be traced to original poster; Apple's Maps app is one of the top 10 most popular apps in the US; iPhone has been issued an ALS ice bucket challenge...by the Samsung Galaxy S5; China Telecom lets leak iPhone 6 coming to the carrier.

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Apple/Macintosh
  • "Art Levinson, Apple's chairman, talks life after Steve Jobs: Steve Jobs's close friend and colleague Art Levinson describes what life at the company has been like over the last 16 months."  Fortune 9:47 AM
  • "Apple Plants Seeds of Growth in China, India: Tim Cook's company may have received a presidential shout-out last week thanks to plans to boost its U.S. manufacturing, but Apple still has big plans for making and selling hardware in two of the world's fastest-growing markets, China and India. People in those countries are buying more smartphones, and Apple is pursuing plans to make sure that many of them are iPhones." MacNewsWorld 12:15 PM
  • "Apple Must Keep Setting Standards or Lose Its Cool, Wozniak Says"  Bloomberg 8:27 AM
  • "Wozniak warns Apple must stay 'cool' -- or else: The Apple co-founder said that 'we kind of are losing' the idea that Apple is 'always the cool guy.'"  CNET News 8:29 AM
  • "Steve Wozniak: 'Apple is losing its cool, but I'd welcome an iWatch'" Macworld UK 8:29 AM
  • "ITC orders review of preliminary ruling holding Motorola patent infringed but invalid in Apple case"  Foss Patents 8:57 AM
  • "ITC to review Apple victory in Motorola patent case: Federal agency will take a second look at a judge's decision to invalidate a Motorola patent, a ruling that cleared Apple of infringement claims." CNET News 8:32 AM
  • "Labor conditions not improving in China's Apple factory" ["The Fair Labor Association in August 2012 said Apple has been doing its part in ensuring its manufacturing partner, Foxconn, is working to improve labor conditions in its production facilities."] ZDNet 8:28 AM
  • "Malware Attack on Apple Said to Come From Eastern Europe" Bloomberg 8:58 AM
  • "Cyber attacks on Apple believed to stem from Eastern Europe, not China" AppleInsider 8:58 AM
  • "Report: Eastern European gang hacked Apple, Facebook, Twitter" CNN 11:21 AM
  • "Hedge fund manager Einhorn takes Apple campaign to shareholders" Reuters 9:14 PM
  • "Greenlight's Einhorn to address Apple shareholders directly in conference call" AppleInsider 9:13 PM
OS X
News
  • "Developer Site That Was Used To Hack Facebook And Apple Issues Mea Culpa" Forbes 9:54 AM
  • "iPhoneDevSDK Details What Led to Apple, Facebook Hacking" MacRumors 1:13 PM
  • "Apple closes Java hack, and why it's time to switch Java off" Computerworld 8:18 AM
  • "Apple ships Java update, malware scrubber after confirming attacks on own Macs" Computerworld 8:39 AM
  • "Apple moves to close Java hack flaw after intrusion" BBC 8:50 AM
  • "Apple FINALLY fills gaping Java hole that pwned its own devs" The Register 8:38 AM
  • "Mac hacker attack reminds us why Steve Jobs hated Java: The programming language Oracle inherited from Sun continues to plague Apple" Fortune 8:38 AM
  • "Pintsized Trojan Bypasses Mac's Gatekeeper Feature" The Mac Observer 9:07 AM
  • "Apple releases iTunes 11.0.2 with new composer view: The update also fixes several bugs and boosts syncing responsiveness, says Apple" Macworld UK 8:29 AM
  • "Apple releases iTunes 11.0.2 with composer view, enhancements, bug fixes" Digital Trends 9:15 AM
  • "VMware sharpens axe for PCs: Horizon boxset brings Windows to iPads" The Register 8:38 AM
AppleCare/Troubleshooting
  • "How to fix corrupt DVD playback in OS X" MacFixIt 4:30 PM
  • "Fixing a Safari-to-Mail disconnect" Macworld 9:13 AM
Reviews/How-To/Tips
  • "Passware expands to grab Facebook and Google passwords: Password-scanning technology is gaining ground, but there are ways you can help secure your Mac against it." MacFixIt 4:04 PM
  • "Don't get Apple picked: How to protect your Mac from theft in public places" Macworld 8:59 AM
  • "Xamarin 2.0 reviewed: iOS development finally comes to Visual Studio" Ars Technica 3:18 PM
  • "ProCutX for Final Cut Pro X Review" Mac|Life 3:16 PM
  • "Guide Lines in Final Cut Pro X: Do you ever wish you had guide lines to use when aligning objects, titles or framing a shot in Final Cut Pro X? In this tutorial I'm going to show you how to make a set of guide lines in Final Cut Pro X and a few ways to use them." FCPXtv 8:20 AM
  • "Smoovie for Mac: A kid-friendly stop motion video app" TUAW 9:14 AM
  • "How to Create a Guest Network with an AirPort" Macinstruct 8:55 AM
  • "MacMost Now 829: All About the Desktop" MacMost 8:19 AM
  • "Accessing Composers View in iTunes 11.0.2" iLounge 4:03 PM
  • "Finding Dropbox 'conflicted copy' files automatically" TUAW 9:13 AM
  • "How to use 'Pin Tab' to organize your work in Google Chrome" TechRepublic 4:03 PM
  • "Get An iOS-Style Multitasking Bar On Your Mac With AppsBar [OS X Tips] Cult of Mac 9:16 AM
  • "Quick Tip: Move Your iMovie Events and Projects to an External Drive" Mactuts+ 9:12 AM
  • "Extract names and emails from a text file" Mac OS X Hints 10:36 AM
  • "What You Didn't Know Your Mac Could Do For Just 99-cents: Better File And Folder Desktop Labels" NoodleMac 8:20 AM
  • "The Mac Photo App With The Funny Name Makes Shareable Photo Collages With A Click" Mac 360 8:21 AM
  • "Why You Need To Have A Home Inventory And How Your Mac Can Help You Avoid The Pain Of Disaster" Mac 360 8:21 AM
  • "What Every Writer Needs On The Mac: A Word Count Dashboard, Notes, Reminder, And Inspiration App" TeraTalks 8:22 AM
  • "Why the Most Expensive Mac Cleaning Tool Is Also The Easiest To Use (and why cleaning is good)" Mac 360 8:21 AM
  • "How Do You Manage Audio Recordings? Here's A Better Way. The Audio Studio Manager For The Mac" McSolo 8:21 AM
  • "If Your Time Is Money Then You Need This Clever, Useful, Affordable Mac Timer App" BohemianBoomer 8:21 AM
Op/Ed
  • "It Won't Be Long: Several conversations I've had with a few people lately have led me to believe that some folks are under a big misconception about what an uninterruptible power supply (UPS) is for." MacNews Blog 4:12 PM
  • "The Apple and Facebook hacks exemplify why security is becoming a worry for everyone, even the tech-savvy" The Next Web 4:04 PM
  • "Yes, Apple Really Does Have A Serious Problem With Computer Viruses And Malware" Forbes 11:50 AM
  • "Mozilla's Firefox Turns 19. Yawn. Have You Heard About Mozilla's Moves Of Desperation?" Mac 360 10:31 AM
  • "DesignWorld: 50 Years of CAD by Evan Yares" Architosh 9:47 AM
  • "How about some plug-ins to expand the 'Share' functionality in OS X (and,why not, iOS)?" AppleDailyReport 8:25 AM
Press Releases
  • "Apple iOS development extended to Visual Studio: With Xamarin version 2.0, Visual Studio developers can build C# apps to run on Apple devices" InfoWorld 12:28 PM
  • "LearnVirtual has BIM Training Program" Architosh 9:53 AM
  • "Tweetbot for Mac 1.2 adds Vine support, enforces new Twitter APIs" Insanely Great Mac 9:08 AM
  • "Citrix releases XenMobile MDM for Apple iOS, Android devices" Computerworld 8:39 AM
  • "Polaroid Instant 2.0 for Mac arrives in the Mac App Store" prMac 8:25 AM
  • "Java for Mac OS X Updated for Snow Leopard, Lion, Mountain Lion" FairerPlatform 8:22 AM
General Interest/Potpourri
  • "Apple iPhone 5 Overtakes Samsung Galaxy S3 to Become World's Best-Selling Smartphone Model in Q4 2012"  Strategy Analytics 8:42 AM
  • "iPhone Brand Outshines Samsung's Galaxy As iPhone 5 Becomes Best-Selling Smartphone Globally In Q4, iPhone 4S 2nd —¬†Analyst" TechCrunch 8:28 AM
  • "iPhone 5 Beats Samsung G SIII As Best-Selling Smartphone in Q4 2012" The Next Web 8:35 AM
  • "iPhone 5 and iPhone 4S each outsold the Galaxy S3 in Q4" Fortune 8:41 AM
  • "iPhone 5 Is World's Best-Selling Smartphone" PC Magazine 9:55 AM
  • "iPhone 5 beats Galaxy S3 as top seller, says report" CNET News 8:41 AM
  • "iPhone 5 and iPhone 4S accounted for 20% of smartphone sales during Q4 2012" Network World 12:24 PM
  • "The App Stores Are Getting Full: Only 2% Of iPhone Top Publishers In U.S. Are Newcomers, 3% On Google Play" TechCrunch 9:07 AM
  • "Apple Now Accounts For 20 Percent Of Domestic Consumer Electronics Sales – NPD" MacPrices 3:04 PM
  • "Apple Hacked: Is China to Blame?" [Video Report] Bloomberg 8:38 AM
  • "Reports Pin Apple & Facebook Attacks on China or Eastern Europe" The Mac Observer 3:06 PM
  • "Lesser Demand of iPhone 5 Cause Suspension in Hiring of Foxconn Workers" M.I.C. Gadget 3:17 PM
  • "iOS Developer Tool TestFlight Launching for Android" AllThingsD 12:17 PM
  • "App Test Platform TestFlight Comes To Android In Private Beta, Says 300K Apps Uploaded On iOS" TechCrunch 12:18 PM
  • "Apple reportedly puts ex-Rolls Royce director in the communication driver's seat for the EMEIA region" The Next Web 8:35 AM
Non-Apple News
  • "Sony's 'PlayStation App' for PS4 to extend second screen capabilities to iOS devices" AppleInsider 9:14 PM
  • "Firefox 19 Brings Built-in PDF Viewer, Faster Startup Times" Webmonkey 2:13 PM
  • "BlackBerry posts patch for Enterprise Server flaw" V3 2:11 PM
  • "Tizen mobile OS releases v2.0 code: Android alternative has Samsung's support" The Register 2:08 PM
  • "MIT chip makes photos look better" TG Daily 2:03 PM
  • "Burger King, Jeep hacks raise doubts about Twitter security" The Globe and Mail [Free Registration Required] 12:21 PM
  • "Get Ready to Doodle With The First 3D Drawing Pen" Forbes 12:14 PM
  • "Asus Transformer Book hits pre-order at $1480" TG Daily 2:03 PM
  • "Asus teases 'metallic miracle' for Mobile World Congress" CNET News 10:00 AM
  • "Marissa Mayer Puts Her Stamp on Yahoo.com" New York Times [Free/Paid Registration Required] 10:02 AM
  • "Yahoo Revamps Home Page With Facebook-Powered Social Content" Bloomberg 9:46 AM
  • "Sony to launch PlayStation 4 in November at $429, $529 -- report" CNET News 3:12 PM
  • "Sony set to make pre-emptive strike on Microsoft with PS4" Reuters 9:43 AM
  • "Leap Wireless customer losses disappoint, shares fall" Reuters 10:03 AM
  • "HTC launches smartphone with revamped software to take on Samsung" Reuters 9:51 AM
  • "HTC Unveils New Flagship Smartphone" WSJ.com [Paid Membership Required] 9:35 AM
  • "Account hijackers rife, warns Google" TG Daily 2:04 PM
  • "Google brings global entrepreneurship initiative to the Twin Cities" St. Paul Pioneer Press [Free Registration Required] 1:41 PM
  • "Google Glass video preview shows previously unrevealed functionality" PCWorld 1:30 PM
  • "Google Glass features unveiled in preview video" BBC 10:24 AM
  • "Google Finally Shows Off Google Glass UI, Announces #ifihadglass Purchase Campaign" TechCrunch 1:59 PM
Publications/Podcasts
  • "TUAW TV Live at 5 PM ET: A clean desktop is the sign of a cluttered mind" TUAW 3:16 PM
  • "Ted Landau on Macworld/iWorld 2013, LetterPress, iOS Jailbreak and Mac Replacement" MacNotables 3:07 PM
  • "In the pits with the man behind Real Racing 3" Red Bull UK 8:19 AM
Hardware/Software
  • "Apple Declines After Assembler Foxconn Stops Hiring" Bloomberg 8:28 AM
  • "Apple Is Already Falling After This Report Of A FoxConn Hiring Freeze" Business Insider 8:47 AM
  • "Foxconn hiring freeze unrelated to production of Apple's iPhone 5" AppleInsider 8:58 AM
  • "Foxconn: Our Hiring Freeze Has Nothing To Do With The iPhone 5" Business Insider 9:54 AM
  • "Foxconn Says Current Hiring Freeze Due to Strong Returning Workforce, Not Waning iPhone 5 Demand" MacRumors 9:58 AM
  • "Key Apple supplier Foxconn slows down its hiring: The Financial Times says Foxconn has frozen its recruitment process due to slowing demand for the iPhone 5, a claim that the company denies." CNET News 9:56 AM
  • "Foxconn not recruiting workers for Shenzhen factory" DigiTimes 8:54 AM
  • "Apple to Target Emerging Markets with Low-Cost Phone to Launch in September at $199?" MacRumors 1:14 PM
  • "iPad Mini No Longer in Short Supply" Mashable 8:47 AM
  • "Rumor: Second Generation iPad Mini Display Already Being Developed" Apple Bitch 9:08 AM
  • "Tim Cook Does Not Like OLED But Spends Money On It" Forbes 12:15 PM
  • "Evasi0n jailbreak tool supports iOS 6.1.2" CNET News 8:41 AM
  • "Apple patent is for intention based application customization" AppleDailyReport 8:30 AM
AppleCare/Helps
Price Trackers/Deals
  • "DIE HARD For iPhone and iPad Is Temporarily Available For Free (Normally $0.99)" Apple Sliced 8:18 AM
  • "Spellvetica For iPhone and iPad Is Free Right Now (Previously $0.99)" Apple Sliced 8:18 AM
  • "Crazytarium For iPhone and iPad Is Free Today (Was $0.99)" Apple Sliced 8:18 AM
  • "Mac mini Prices & Sales" MacPrices 8:19 AM
  • "13" MacBook Pro Prices & Sales" MacPrices 8:19 AM
  • "Track Apple refurb deals at RefurbMe" CNET Reviews 8:29 AM
  • "PadGadget Daily App Deal – 11 iPad Apps on Sale" PadGadget 9:12 AM
  • "Refurbished Apple: iPad 2, $319; iPad 3, $379" FairerPlatform 3:06 PM

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Reviews/How-To/Tutorials/Tips
Reviews
  • "STM Skinny iPad Mini case review" AppleTell 10:36 AM
iPad/iPhone/iPod touch Apps
  • "TurboTax SnapTax (for iPhone)" PC Magazine 12:16 PM
  • "Cloze Brings Its Combined Email & Social Media Feed To iOS" AddictiveTips 9:14 AM
  • "Shifts for iPad review: In space, no-one can hear you scream..." Macworld UK 9:13 AM
  • "Little Inferno for iPad review: Burn it all, because you can. Buy lavish and expensive items, then burn them. Why would you do this? Because." Macworld UK 9:13 AM
  • "PDF Cabinet – When it comes to document info sharing, PDFs rule." Best App Site 10:40 AM
  • "Appidemic: iTrace for iPad" AppleTell 9:13 AM
  • "Review: Majesty: The Northern Expansion – A Classic Fantasy Strategy Game For iOS" MacTrast 10:33 AM
  • "'Rock Runners' Review - A Repetitious Runner With Long-Term Hooks" Touch Arcade 10:36 AM
How-To/Tutorial
  • "How to enable HDR Camera mode on iPad, iPhone 3GS, and iPod touch 4G" iDownload Blog 4:31 PM
  • "iDroid: Run Android on iOS Hardware" Low End Mac 4:09 PM
Tips
  • "6 Ways to Make iPad Email More Productive" Mashable 10:36 AM
  • "Q&A: Locking Caps on an iPhone" New York Times [Free/Paid Registration Required] 8:28 AM
Analysis/Commentary/Editorial/Opinion
  • "Ruh-Roh: Apple 'Losing Its Cool,' Says Woz" PC Magazine 4:03 PM
  • "iPhone 5 outsells Galaxy S III? In your DREAMS" BetaNews 3:14 PM
  • "iPad mini: 4 months later" iMore 3:12 PM
  • "Why Nvidia's new headquarters may beat Apple's" TG Daily 3:08 PM
  • "The iOS keyboard is overdue for an upgrade" ZDNet 3:05 PM
  • "Don't expect to find Macs, iPhones or iPads at Staples" Fortune 12:20 PM
  • "Apple processors: Designed differently but here to stay" EE Times 12:15 PM
  • "Yes, Apple Really Does Have A Serious Problem With Computer Viruses And Malware" Forbes 11:51 AM
  • "Could this be the Year that Apple Introduces the iWallet?" Patently Apple 11:42 AM
  • "Lost My iPhone in Royal Danish Moat—Can You Beat That?" Xconomy 11:07 AM
  • "Apple without Jobs is 'weird' says chairman, but it's not in trouble" Ars Technica 12:29 PM
  • "Apple chairman Levinson: I still 'miss Steve'" CNET News 11:01 AM
  • "Is Apple iPhone the world's best selling smartphone? Researchers disagree: Is Apple the winner in the smartphone race or has Samsung left it for dust?" Macworld UK 11:01 AM
  • "Forbes: Apple May Have Planted Iwatch Leaks In Desperate Move To Show It'S Still Innovating" BGR 12:29 PM
  • "Take That, Samsung Part II: Apple Is Now The Top Phone Vendor In World" App Advice 9:16 AM
  • "As Talk Of A Lower Priced iPhone Take Hold, Some Questions" App Advice 9:16 AM
  • "Apple's Jony Ive turns up on UK kids' TV show, offers design advice" Digital Trends 9:15 AM
  • "iBackpack! Yes, as Zach Seward and others have noted, there is a bit of actual Apple insight in this clip, where design guru Jony Ive explains how names can inspire or constrain inventiveness." [Video Report] AllThingsD 8:49 AM
  • "Is Apple's Future BlackBerry, Microsoft Or Amazon?" Forbes 8:39 AM
  • "Apple: Is Tim Cook The Next Steve Ballmer?" ["In short, I'd say that Tim Cook is more like Steve Ballmer than Steve Jobs... and if history is any indication, that's not going to be a good thing for Apple."]  Seeking Alpha 8:35 AM
  • "15 features Apple should include in iOS 7" ZDNet 8:28 AM
  • "I'm Worried About Apple. Again. And You Should Be, Too" TheStreet 8:23 AM
Non-Apple
  • "PS4 Is Sony's Last Stand, And It's Wasting It On A Tired Strategy That Ignores How The Gamer Is Changing" TechCrunch 9:11 PM
  • "This Is Objectively the Worst Logo for Anything" Gizmodo 7:44 PM
  • "SwiftKey 4 released for Android (hands on): Best keyboard for Android" ZDNet 2:19 PM
  • "Build an 180TB storage array for $1,943*" ZDNet 2:19 PM
  • "Republic Wireless equals bargain wireless" USA Today 2:10 PM
  • "Asus Teases Its MWC Padfone Plans With Potentially Sacrilegious Viral Video" TechCrunch 1:59 PM
  • "12 great PC games even your grandmother could love" [Slideshow] PCWorld 1:30 PM
  • "Yahoo's new home page look no game changer" CNET News 3:12 PM
  • "The new Yahoo! design: What's changed?" Digital Life 1:23 PM
  • "Review: Dell Cloud lets you have it your way" InfoWorld 12:26 PM
  • "Acer Iconia Tab W510 Windows 8 Hybrid Tablet" HotHardware 12:20 PM
  • "How to heal our smartphone-addled, overworked brains" Fortune 12:19 PM
  • "A Look Back at Sony's Overblown PlayStation 3 Promises" Wired 2:14 PM
  • "PlayStation 4: What to Expect From Sony" PC Magazine 1:27 PM
  • "4 features the PlayStation 4 absolutely must have" Fortune 12:18 PM
  • "Who Will Win the Console Gaming Wars?" Bloomberg 9:51 AM
  • "The HTC One is a beautiful Android phone with an astounding camera" VentureBeat [Free Registration Required] 9:41 AM
  • "Google Glasses Seem Cool, but Voice Control Could Get Out of Hand" Techland 2:08 PM
  • "Google Glasses Are Great for Skydivers, Ballerinas and Snake Charmers (Video)" AllThingsD 9:40 AM
  • "Review: Microsoft email better, not revolutionary" Associated Press 10:37 AM
  • "What it is like to wear Google Glass¬†(Video)" 9 to 5 Google 9:09 AM
  • "Office showdown: Microsoft Office 365 vs. Google Apps" PCWorld 8:48 AM
  • "What Amazon Can Do To Disrupt Apple's Revenue And Profit Parade (and stick it to Google and Microsoft, too)" PixoBebo 8:21 AM
  • "Paypal Pickpocketing Merchant Fees: How Paypal steals from their best clients" Foliovision 8:20 AM
Humor/Cartoons
  • "The Onion gets opinions on the Google Store" 9 to 5 Google 9:09 AM
  • "Pearls Before Swine Comic Strip" GoComics 8:26 AM
Press Releases/Products/Public Relations
  • "Xamarin enables iOS developers to write C# apps using Visual Studio" ZDNet 4:01 PM
  • "Square launches iPad-driven 'Business in a Box' hardware for $299" AppleInsider 3:18 PM
  • "Square's New Hardware Bundle Turns an iPad into a Cash Register" Techland 3:09 PM
  • "Spotify May Arrive On iOS Devices Free Of Charge" AppleBitch 3:07 PM
  • "This Adorable iPhone Robot Brings 'Toy Story' To Real Life" Business Insider 1:04 PM
  • "Appsecute vows one screen for all devops services" GigaOM 10:59 AM
  • "The Nifty MiniDrive Gives Your MacBook Air Or Pro More Internal, Removable Flash Storage" TechCrunch 10:59 AM
  • "ampjacket™ iPad mini and iPod touch Case by kubxlab™ Now Available" PRWeb 10:37 AM
  • "PadGadget's DIY Spotlight: Oilcloth iPad Cover" PadGadget 9:56 AM
  • "Audible Launches on iPad, Revamps iPhone App" PC Magazine 3:17 PM
  • "Audible 2.0 for iOS brings long-expected iPad support and a UI overhaul" Engadget 11:49 AM
  • "TUNESHELL RubberFrame for iPhone 5 (Smoky Black)" USBfever 9:08 AM
  • "App Developer Makes Craigslist Mobile, the Legal Way" Mashable 8:48 AM
  • "ParkMe Selected as Exclusive Provider of Real-Time Parking Information by ABM Parking Services, Launches ABM App" Business Wire 1:03 PM
  • "FotoFinder Releases handyscope®: Mobile Dermatoscope for iPhone 5" Business Wire 1:02 PM
  • "EveryThink Unveils the First Unified Personal Information Management App for the iPhone" Business Wire 8:40 AM
  • "SAP ERP App and Platform by Synactive Inc. Delivers SAP Connectivity to iOS Users" Business Wire 8:40 AM
  • "CyberConnect2 releases iPhone action game Shadow Escaper" Joystiq 8:28 AM
  • "Art App Best Of Turner is Released For iOS" prMac 3:18 PM
  • "ShopSavvy Releases iOS 6 Update to Its QR Code Reader and Scanner App" prMac 10:36 AM
  • "Pideo - From Pictures To Video, Never Be So Easy" prMac 8:25 AM
  • "Pic-A-Boo: A Customized and Personal Peek-A-Boo for Babies and Toddlers" prMac 8:25 AM
  • "iMagine Machine Presents Faces iMake - ABC Preschool App" prMac 8:25 AM
  • "En Route! 2.0 Brings Privacy to Location Sharing" prMac 8:25 AM
  • "40 v.2.0 Free for iPad: Turn-Based, 2-4 Hand, Rummy, Card Game" prMac 8:25 AM
  • "3 Magic Shots 1.0 Free for iOS - 3 Different App Deals Listed Every Day" prMac 8:25 AM
  • "NewsPlayer 1.0 - Read and Listen to Social News, featured in What's Hot" prMac 8:24 AM
  • "What's new in digital painting on iPad?" prMac 8:24 AM
  • "Valentine Update For eCard Express iPad and iPhone Application" prMac 8:24 AM
  • "Scumbag Turned Scholar Creeps into the App Store" prMac 8:24 AM
Computer Industry
  • "Dell Sales Top Estimates as Company Prepares for Buyout" Bloomberg 9:45 AM
  • "Will Lenovo make things worse for Dell?" MarketWatch 9:38 AM
  • "Dell: We can beat Cisco in enterprise and cloud security/Dell security strategy calls for optimizing identity management capabilities gained in Quest acquisition" Network World 1:33 PM
  • "Dell beefs up its deduplication appliance line: Current DR4000 users can upgrade to the new DR4100 series without charge" Computerworld 11:15 AM
  • "Jerry Yang Joins Lenovo Board as 'Observer'" WSJ.com [Paid Membership Required] 9:41 AM
  • "Yahoo co-founder joins Lenovo board as observer" ZDNet 2:19 PM
  • "Next HP CEO is already working at HP, says Meg Whitman: HP CEO Meg Whitman says her eventual successor will be recruited from within the company and not externally as has been the case with the previous batch of bigwigs." Channel Register 2:07 PM
  • "HP CEO Whitman: Dell Leveraged Buyout Spells Opportunity For HP" CRN 11:12 AM
  • "Whitman vows to end channel conflict at HP: Direct sales teams made to honor partner-led deals" Channel Register 2:06 PM
  • "Microsoft's Ballmer: Surface Is a Real Business" TheStreet 2:55 PM
  • "Surface won't dominate but it's a 'real business,' says Ballmer" CNET News 10:00 AM
  • "Surface sales aren't dominating, and that's OK with Microsoft's Ballmer" PCWorld 1:30 PM
  • "Microsoft Sees China as Center for R&D" [Video Report] WSJ.com [Paid Membership Required] 9:50 AM
  • "Microsoft Sees China As R&D Center" WSJ Blogs 9:50 AM
  • "Microsoft Scores With Outlook.com: This may surprise you, but I find Microsoft's Outlook.com to be a near-perfect email system." PC Magazine 1:28 PM
  • "Microsoft to tighten further its Yammer-Office ties this summer" ZDNet 2:17 PM
  • "Microsoft, NYPD team up to make crime-fighting technology system" FOXNews 9:27 PM
  • "Industry leaders, creatives, academics and former U.S. copyright czar support Oracle's appeal" Foss Patents 9:54 AM
  • "Microsoft, EMC, NetApp join Oracle's legal fight against Google on Java" IDG News Service 12:25 PM
  • "Microsoft Backs Oracle's Crusade Against Google Android" Wired Magazine 2:13 PM
  • "Oracle Tries Again to Get Satisfaction in Java Case" E-Commerce Times 12:06 PM
  • "Oracle fined $18K in Australian sexual harassment case" ZDNet 2:19 PM
  • "AMD docking technology adjusts tablet, laptop performance in hybrids: AMD's Turbo Dock increases performance when hybrid is in laptop mode, scales down in tablet mode" IDG News Service 11:14 AM
  • "AMD takes on Intel's Ultrabooks with a new keyboard docking technology" PCWorld 1:31 PM
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  • "Stocks Sink Amid Late-Day Dash for Safety" FOXBusiness 2:53 PM
  • "Dow sinks 100 points on Fed minutes" CNNMoney 4:11 PM
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  • "Stocks: Close to record highs" CNNMoney 9:30 AM
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  • "Most active Nasdaq-traded stocks: Nasdaq's 10 most active stocks at 1 p.m." Associated Press 2:58 PM
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