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MacSurfer's Archive: Monday, January 9, 2017


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Tuesday Highlights: Apple, Ireland reach agreement on back taxes, appeal with EU to be heard in Fall—more in our Apple/Macintosh section; Deutsche Bank sends "brutal" analysis of Apple's HomePod, believes mistakes "will cost it a huge new market"; ex VP of Samsung now with Apple as company hopes to gain traction in Samsung's home market; early adopters of iPhone X seem to love all aspects of the phone save Siri; a couple new advertisements from Apple highlight iPad support for Apple Pencil; now you can allow Amazon to deliver packages right to your car; DigiTimes reporting Apple seeks OLED price cuts for iPhones, and Rosenblatt Securities analysis predict a $200 price drop in 2018 Fall LCD iPhones; iMore takes an Apple Watch and Suunto GPS watch for a backcountry run; Aaron Ho compares 8 Qi chargers for new iPhones.

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  • "Phil Schiller on iPhone's Launch, How It Changed Apple, and Why It Will Keep Going for 50 Years: A reporter there for the creation gets Apple's exclusive take on the 'Jesus Phone's 10th birthday."  Backchannel 6:37 AM
  • "iPhone at ten: the revolution continues" Apple 9:24 AM
  • "Ten Years of iPhone: the past present and future of Apple's blockbuster phenomenon"  AppleInsider 6:31 AM
  • "The iPhone Remade Apple 10 Years Ago. Now It's Slowing Apple Down"  Wired 6:52 AM
  • "Apple's iPhone, 10 years old Monday, faces big headwinds going forward" CNBC 10:38 AM
  • "The Ten Year Anniversary of the Apple TV" Stratechery 7:12 AM
  • "10 Years Ago Today: Steve Jobs Introduces the iPhone" MacRumors 6:31 AM
  • "iPhone: What will the next 10 years bring? What will the iPhone of 2027 look like? Will there even be an iPhone in 2027?"  ZDNet 6:35 AM
  • "Mac: When Things Go Well/To start the New Year on a positive and possibly boring note, I've decided to look at the Macintosh line from a favorable angle. There is much to say on that count, from a very pleasant laptop — the culmination of the MacBook Air but by another name — to an equally satisfying desktop workhorse."  Monday Note 6:40 AM
  • "Will Apple Survive Nokia's New Patent Lawsuit?" Market Realist 2:54 PM
  • "macOS 10.12.3 beta 3 for developers rolling out now" 9to5Mac 2:28 PM
  • "Off The Grid: A Modern FCPX-RED-Resolve Narrative Workflow - Part 1- Introduction and On-Set Editorial" 6:38 AM
  • "How to properly configure Mac sound preferences" TechRepublic 11:29 AM
  • "Mac Tip: change the behavior of Control, Option, Command and Caps Lock keys" iDownload Blog 2:27 PM
  • "Easy Access To Frequently Used Files" MacMost 10:09 AM
  • "The Mac Photoshop Replacements" TeraTalks 8:54 AM
Press Releases
General Interest/Potpourri
  • "Apple plans Milan flagship store at historic Piazza del Liberty" AppleInsider 9:28 PM
  • "Apple Store Planned For Milan, Italy, Will Feature An Amphitheater, Waterfall" Digital Trends 9:28 PM
  • "These people thought the iPhone was a dud when it was announced 10 years ago: Not surprisingly, most were people who ran companies Apple would soon crush." Recode 2:06 PM
  • "How the world reacted to the first iPhone 10 years ago" Telegraph 6:29 AM
  • "A Visual History of the iPhone" PC Magazine 6:36 AM
  • "Even Steve Jobs Didn't Predict Apple's iPhone Decade" Wired 6:52 AM
  • "Apple's iPhone: 10 years old and only getting started" Computerworld 8:54 AM
  • "The iPhone turns 10: a visual history of Apple's most important product" The Verge 9:55 AM
  • "The iPhone turns 10: Insiders look back" CNNMoney 9:53 AM
  • "How the iPhone enables international business" [Video Report] ZDNet 6:35 AM
  • "Apple almost lost a prototype of the first-ever iPhone on a plane" Business Insider 9:58 AM
  • "How Many iPhones Did Apple Sell in Q1? When Apple reports its quarterly results this month, will the company's iPhone segment return to growth?" The Motley Fool 6:42 AM
  • "'Carpool Karaoke' on Apple Music Will Bring Together Billy Eichner and Metallica: 'Carpool Karaoke' started as a bit 'Late Late Show' host James Corden translated from Britain's Comic Relief fundraiser in 2011. In the intervening half-decade, the bit has become a behemoth, leading to an expansion into a half-hour standalone series that will run exclusively on Apple Music." Variety 2:52 PM
  • "Apple plans 'high-tech manufacturing' of data-center gear in Arizona" Business Insider 2:07 PM
  • "Apple Executives to Visit India to Discuss Local Manufacturing Plans" MacRumors 6:42 AM
  • "Apple to meet Indian officials to discuss iPhone manufacturing plans" Mashable 7:04 AM
  • "Apple Planning to Open Flagship Store in Milan, Italy" MacRumors 3:05 PM
  • "China's WeChat Applauds Apple, Even As It Unveils a Challenge: Tencent Holdings unveils series of 'mini programs' aimed at smartphone users" [Paid Membership Required] 7:11 AM
  • "Apple removes app that let you find your AirPods" The Verge 6:29 AM
  • "Apple pulls app for finding lost AirPods from App Store" AppleInsider 2:27 PM
  • "Apple Siri and Microsoft Cortana Face Fresh Competition from a Surprise Source" The Country Caller 10:10 AM
  • "Today in Apple history: Celebrate 10 years of iPhone goodness" Cult of Mac 9:11 AM
Non-Apple News
  • "Marissa Meyer to resign from Yahoo's board of directors: She's relinquishing one of the last remnants of her executive role." Engadget 8:21 PM
  • "Marissa Mayer resigning from Yahoo board as remaining company renames itself Altaba" TechCrunch 9:02 PM
  • "Today's most popular operating systems" ZDNet 3:58 PM
  • "Report says Galaxy S8 will be unveiled next month" BGR 3:31 PM
  • "Amazon's Alexa won the CES battle, but faces a tough war" ZDNet 3:58 PM
  • "Alexa will make your car smarter -- and vice versa" Engadget 2:23 PM
  • "If you buy a car with an Amazon gift card, it's a scam" CNET 10:25 AM
  • "Thieves swipe two of Razer's mind-blowing PC hardware prototypes from the CES floor" PCWorld 10:04 AM
  • "FTC sues D-Link for failure to secure webcams, routers from online attacks" AppleInsider 9:55 AM
  • "Moving Photos, Fixing Mail, Securing Your Network & More – Mac Geek Gab 639" The Mac Observer 5:41 PM
  • "Upgrade #123: Sheer Gadget Magnetism" Six Colors 3:30 PM
  • "TMO Background Mode: Interview with Producer Rod Roddenberry" The Mac Observer 2:17 PM
  • "CES 2017 Wrap Up -TMO Daily Observations 2017-01-09" The Mac Observer 2:02 PM
  • "iMore show 540: New Year's Technolutions, with James Thomson" iMore 9:12 AM
  • "Final Cut Pro Radio Episode 30" FCPRadio 8:53 AM
  • "Debunking retail rumors, Apple says its stores are equipped to repair new MacBook Pros" AppleInsider 2:28 PM
  • "Three new iPads coming this spring, says noted Apple analyst: Including a new model with a 10-inch to 10.5-inch screen" The Verge 6:29 AM
  • "KGI: Three New iPads to Debut Next Quarter, Including a New Narrow Bezel iPad" AppAdvice 6:40 AM
  • "Apple is reportedly working on 3 new iPads for 2017, but will anyone care?" The Next Web 9:25 AM
  • "Apple will reportedly launch 3 new iPad models in spring 2017" Macworld 2:06 PM
  • "Sharp to make OLED displays for upcoming iPhones at Foxconn factory, says report" 9to5Mac 9:25 AM
  • "Beta 3 of iOS 10.2.1, MacOS 10.12.3, WatchOS 3.1.3, tvOS 10.1.1" OS X Daily 2:20 PM
  • "Apple Seeds Third Beta of iOS 10.2.1 to Developers" MacRumors 2:28 PM
  • "iOS 10.2 jailbreak could come via YaluX update" iDownload Blog 3:35 PM
Price Trackers/Deals
  • "13" MacBook Pro Prices & Sales" MacPrices 8:53 AM
  • "MacBook Air Prices & Sales" MacPrices 8:53 AM
  • "12" MacBook Prices & Sales" MacPrices 8:53 AM

  • "Hands on: Nvidia's GeForce Now streaming finally brings great gaming to Mac [Video] 9to5Mac 9:55 AM
  • "Hands-on: Withings Home Plus Video & Air Quality Monitor with Apple HomeKit support" AppleInsider 2:24 PM
  • "Testing the operating range of AirPods and Beats Solo3 vs non-W1 Beats headphones" iDownload Blog 9:11 AM
  • "Zagg Slim Case Pro and Rugged Case Pro review: iPad Pro cases no match for Logitech's Create" Macworld 9:25 AM
  • "Review: Mujjo, the felt and leather sleeve for the new MacBook Pro (plus iPad)" 9to5Mac 9:25 AM
  • "An advance look at Appostasy's PenSe for the Apple Pencil" Apple World Today 7:11 AM
iPad/iPhone/iPod touch Apps
  • "iOS App: OSnap! Pro for time lapse and animation movies" The Robservatory 2:24 PM
  • "Airmail 1.5 Brings Custom Actions, Workflow Integration" MacStories 6:43 AM
  • "How to avoid deleting photos from iCloud while traveling: Another twist in the ongoing untangling of iCloud Photo Library and local storage." Macworld 9:12 AM
  • "How to markup and annotate your own photos on iPhone or iPad" iDownload Blog 9:11 AM
  • "10 shortcuts every iPhone and iPad user need to know" iMore 2:28 PM
  • "The Essential Siri Apple Music Commands Guide" Apple Must 10:10 AM
  • "How To Create Keyboard Shortcuts in iOS For iPhone or iPad" Digital Trends 9:58 AM
  • "5 data security and privacy tips for iOS" TechRepublic 6:42 AM
  • "Apple's iPhone is 10 years old" Recode 8:24 PM
  • "10 Years of Weird iPhone Smells" PC Magazine 2:14 PM
  • "What Does Your iPhone Smell Like?" PC Magazine 11:29 AM
  • "Maybe the MacBook Pro does need a touch screen: Apple's latest laptop has a touch capacitive bar, which makes me just want to tap the MacBook Pro's screen, too. Maybe I do want a touch screen." iMore 11:28 AM
  • "Apple And The Touchscreen Mac" Mac360 8:53 AM
  • "The Failure Of Apple TV v.4" NoodleMac 8:53 AM
  • "What Can You Hear Inside A Walled Garden?" Mac360 8:52 AM
  • "How much does Pokemon Go make every minute, and other iPhone stories" Apple Must 8:52 AM
  • "The Challenges and Opportunities for Apple in 2017" Tech.pinions [Insider Content] 6:40 AM
  • "The Unintended Consequences of a Single Design Decision" ["As a positive example, when Apple decided to design notebooks using aluminum housings and abandon the industry's use of plastic with ugly vents and screws, they created a huge industry of automated machining of solid aluminum blocks. That industry has now made it possible for other notebooks to use the same processes to create their own products."] Tech.pinions 6:40 AM
  • "Bob's Big Picture technology predictions for 2017" ["I predicted that both Microsoft and Apple would hit walls in 2016. I'd say there is no doubt that Apple hit something like a wall..."] I, Cringely 6:38 AM
  • "iPhone: A Decade's Worth of Impact" 512 Pixels 3:35 PM
  • "The iPhone hasn't really changed that much in 10 years, TBH" Mashable 3:05 PM
  • "The iPhone's legacy, 10 years later" Engadget 11:39 AM
  • "What if the iPhone had never arrived?" TechCrunch 10:04 AM
  • "How the iPhone revolutionized our love lives" Mashable 9:22 AM
  • "Happy 10th birthday, iPhone!" Six Colors 9:12 AM
  • "The problem with iPhone" BetaNews 6:43 AM
  • "10 Years Ago, the iPhone Redefined Mobile Computing" MacStories 6:37 AM
  • "10 Years of the iPhone" Kirkville 6:36 AM
  • "Android vs iOS: Which is best for business? Does Android or Apple make the grade when it comes to work? Tech chiefs give their views." ZDNet 6:35 AM
  • "Insecurity, thy name is Android" Apple 3.0 2:08 PM
  • "Would You Want the 'Right to Disconnect' from Work?" Lifehacker 7:11 AM
Press Releases/Products/Public Relations
  • "Spigen launches the first AirPods stand + charging dock" 9to5Mac 2:27 PM
  • "Match Me - A unique iOS app no one else is offering" prMac 2:24 PM
  • "Samsung releases iOS app so its Gear smartwatches work with iPhones" V3 9:11 AM
  • "Airmail for iOS Gains Workflow and Bear App Integrations With 1.5 Update" MacRumors 6:30 AM
Computer Industry
  • "IBM still patent king after 24 years, ahead of Samsung, Intel and Google: Big Blue passes 8,000 mark for first time" V3 9:11 AM
  • "IBM scores a record 8,000 patents in 2016" VentureBeat 9:21 AM
  • "Artificial intelligence keeps IBM atop 2016 patent list" CNET 3:49 PM
  • "IBM filed another 8,000 patents in 2016" The Register 7:11 AM
  • "IBM's 5 Year Vision Focuses On New Technology For Visualizing The World" Forbes 6:51 AM
  • "IBM Watson, Illumina partner to deliver precision oncology on a large scale" Healthcare IT News 10:14 AM
  • "IBM May Be Standing in the Way of Dow 20K" TheStreet 10:59 AM
  • "CTA, IBM, Local Motors collaborate self-driving vehicles" Telecompaper 10:14 AM
  • "IBM Seals Genomics Partnership With Illumina" TheStreet 10:58 AM
  • "One way IBM CEO Rometty sees Wall Street embracing blockchain" CNBC 3:42 PM
  • "Microsoft, Qualcomm invest in Team8: The Israeli cyber security think tank has also signed a strategic partnership with Citigroup and has now raised $92 million." Globes Israel 10:08 AM
  • "Microsoft, Qualcomm back Israel's Team8 cybersecurity firm" Reuters 9:15 AM
  • "Microsoft, Qualcomm, Citi Join Israel's Team8 Cyber Syndicate" Bloomberg 9:15 AM
  • "Microsoft and Qualcomm Are Backing This Israeli Security Startup Studio" Fortune 10:08 AM
  • "Microsoft's Windows to Lose Leading Spot to Apple in New Device Market" Softpedia 10:10 AM
  • "Windows 10's first insider build for a month brings a long list of updates: The new build brings a bunch of features and its fair share of new bugs." Ars Technica 6:01 PM
  • "Windows 10 Creators Update will add tab previews and a night mode: Microsoft's latest preview release lets you try these features today." Engadget 6:30 PM
  • "Irish-based Dell subsidiary sees profits fall on declining PC sales: Dell Products records $6.7m pretax loss as turnover down by more than 10% last year" Irish Times 10:12 AM
  • "Dell upgrades the best laptop for designers and artists" Digital Arts 10:12 AM
  • "Dell: Mainstream laptops with wireless charging are still years away" IDG News Service 2:54 PM
  • "Wireless charging featured in new Dell Latitude 7285" Inquirer 10:13 AM
  • "Intel CEO Wants Tax Cuts, Not a Trade War" Investopedia 9:15 AM
  • "HP Inc.'s Stock Maintains Strength in 2017" Investopedia 9:14 AM
  • "Oracle Corp. to Pay Dividend January 26" Investopedia 2:24 PM
  • "Acer showcases MR head-mounted device at CES" DigiTimes 7:00 AM
Finances (Click heading for current Apple Stock price.)
Apple News
  • "Morgan Stanley: How an iPhone Super Cycle Will Drive Apple Shares Much Higher" 24/7 Wall St. 2:24 PM
  • "Apple Investors Must Decide The Right Thing To Do" Seeking Alpha 10:58 AM
  • "Here's why Apple is Tipped to Have a Significant Advantage Over Microsoft Corporation Until 2019" The Country Caller 10:07 AM
  • "Jim Cramer -- Apple Stock Is Cheap Now, Has Catalysts to Go Higher" TheStreet 9:55 AM
  • "Morgan Stanley hikes its Apple bull case to $190" Apple 3.0 [Subscription Required for Full Article] 7:12 AM
  • "Promising 2017 makes Apple 'top pick' for investors" Cult of Mac 11:28 AM
Industry News
  • "Nasdaq closes at record even as 'Trump rally' takes a breather: Psychologically important 20,000 remains elusive for Dow" MarketWatch 4:00 PM
  • "Nasdaq Hits Records Even as Crude Selloff Sours Rest of Market: A selloff in crude oil proves another roadblock in the Dow Jones Industrial Average's pursuit of 20,000." TheStreet 4:00 PM
  • "Stocks close mixed: Nasdaq hits record, Dow falls below 19,990" Associated Press 4:00 PM
  • "Dow Retreats After Flirting With 20000: Declines in Exxon Mobil and Chevron pressure the blue-chip index" [Paid Membership Required] 3:59 PM
  • "Australian stocks hit a 19-month high as Asian markets rise: Stocks in region return to normal levels after holiday slide" MarketWatch 9:05 AM
  • "European stocks fall after downbeat updates from Lufthansa, others: Stoxx Europe 600 erasing part of last week's advance" MarketWatch 9:04 AM

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