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  • "Exclusive: Apple iPhone 6 screen snag leaves supply chain scrambling"  Reuters 8:07 AM
  • "Infographic: Crazy pent-up iPhone 6 demand" Computerworld 8:08 AM
  • "iPhone 6 Production Delayed, Claims Reuters. Risks Troubled Launch" Forbes 8:47 AM
  • "Lawsuit Reveals The Minutiae of Apple Stores"  ifoAppleStore 8:19 AM
  • "Apple steps up Health push as it begins talks with insurers/Summary: With Apple's new Health app set to launch this year, the company has been in discussions with insurance companies about where it could fit into their business." ZDNet 8:29 AM
  • "Apple Adds Humana, UnitedHealth to HealthKit Discussions" The Mac Observer 9:19 AM
  • "Carmakers put Apple's CarPlay in the slow lane: They're also looking to include Android, which IHS says will dominate the market" Computerworld 8:16 AM
  • "Apple launches OS X 10.10 Yosemite Beta 2" BetaNews 8:30 AM
  • "Apple Releases OS Yosemite Public Beta 2, iTunes 12 Beta" The Mac Observer 9:48 AM
  • "iTunes 12 Updated, OS X Yosemite Public Beta 2 Seeded" FairerPlatform 7:13 AM
  • "Hold the phone: iMessage spam not all it's cracked up to be" Macworld 12:16 PM
  • "Use the Mac App Store Debug Menu" Kirkville 8:47 AM
  • "Parallels Desktop 10 for Mac Review" IT.Enquirer 7:13 AM
  • "Nuance Dragon Dictate 4 is nearly word perfect (review)" VentureBeat 8:25 AM
  • "Mastering Video Recording & Editing With QuickTime" AddictiveTips 12:01 PM
  • "OS X Yosemite: How to Use the New, More Powerful Spotlight Search" Wired 8:32 AM
  • "How to use a game controller with your Mac" Macworld 8:32 AM
  • "Ask the iTunes Guy: Encoding miracles and missing audiobook chapters" Macworld 8:32 AM
  • "ColorSnapper review: Get color values from any pixel on your screen" Macworld 8:33 AM
  • "How Contacts in OS X Mavericks speeds data entry" TUAW 12:23 PM
  • "Best Mac apps for instant messaging" iMore 8:25 AM
  • "Change and manage Mail's New Mail sound" MacIssues 12:17 PM
  • "Try A Mac Utility Every Writer Needs" Mac 360 8:06 AM
  • "Guess What 'Tidy Up' Does On A Mac" TeraTalks 7:13 AM
  • "Find And Delete iPhoto Photo Dupes" Mac 360 8:08 AM
  • "Fool Your Friends And Co-workers With Windows XP On Your Mac's Screen" BohemianBoomer 8:05 AM
  • "Cheap: The Automatic Notepad For The Mac" NoodleMac 8:08 AM
  • "Friday Freebie: Control Mac Sleep Habits" Mac 360 8:05 AM
  • "Here's Why Your iMessage Spam Runneth Over" ReadWrite 9:26 AM
  • "Advice from an Apple Tech: The Great Upgrade Freakout (and how to deal with it)" Macworld 8:32 AM
Press Releases
  • "Ancient Space story-driven RTS coming to OS X and Windows" TechnologyTell 8:30 AM
General Interest/Potpourri
  • "Widespread 2011 MacBook Pro 'failures' continue: Petition for fix surpasses 10,000 signatures/Some MacBook Pro models are reportedly subject to regular system crashes, but Apple still hasn't addressed the issue. Will Apple start a replacement programme? We bring you the latest information." Macworld UK 8:15 AM
  • "Apple suspends Secret downloads in Brazil under anonymity injunction" Gigaom 8:18 AM
  • "Apple removes Secret from Brazil's App Store following court ruling" iMore 8:25 AM
  • "Apple removes Secret from App Store in Brazil" CNET 11:51 AM
  • "'Secret' app didn't actually keep you anonymous" CNNMoney 12:16 PM
  • "While 91% of Apple users run iOS 7, five different versions of Android hold 10%+ share" AppleInsider 11:52 AM
  • "The Top 10 Apps in the States" [Apple Maps #9] Statista 11:56 AM
  • "Apple Maps among the top 10 mobile apps in the U.S." AppleDailyReport 11:57 AM
  • "Samsung mocks iPhone's lack of waterproofing w/ Galaxy S5 ALS Ice Bucket Challenge video"  9to5Mac 8:48 AM
  • "Tim Cook Visits VA Palo Alto Hospital Where iPads Are Used to Help Treat Veterans" iClarified 8:19 AM
  • "Most of Us Don't Download Any Smartphone Apps at All" Time 8:17 AM
  • "BlackBerry goes on the offensive, claims five ways BBM trumps Apple's iMessage" 9to5Mac 11:52 AM
Non-Apple News
  • "Samsung explains how hard it is to make an iPhone 6 'killer'" BGR 12:25 PM
  • "Nearly 70 percent of homes will have an Internet of Things device by 2019" BetaNews 8:30 AM
  • "Google's Voice Search App Will Now Understand Five Languages At Once" Gizmodo 8:30 AM
  • "How the iPhone, Android, and Facebook changed everything in CNET UK podcast 400" CNET 11:51 AM
  • "iMore show 416: Antisocial networks" iMore 8:25 AM
  • "China Telecom to sell unlocked iPhone 6"  ZDNet 12:02 PM
  • "iPhone 6 Apparently Confirmed By China Telecom"  Forbes 11:59 AM
  • "An Apple carrier partner just confirmed the iPhone 6" BGR 12:03 PM
  • "Display production for Apple's 'iPhone 6' needs last-minute redesign, Reuters says" AppleInsider 8:19 AM
  • "Apple is going to extreme lengths to make sure your iPhone 6 is just perfect" BGR 8:19 AM
  • "iPhone 6 could arrive later then expected or be in short supply due to screen production" Gigaom 8:19 AM
  • "iPhone 6 availability may be limited by display manufacturing snag" The Verge 8:25 AM
  • "Claimed Foxconn leaked screenshots seemingly confirm earlier iPhone 6 details in all their glory" 9to5Mac 8:21 AM
  • "iPhone 6 Information Leak Sourced from Foxconn Details Dimensions of 4.7-Inch and 5.5-Inch Versions" MacRumors 8:18 AM
  • "Samsung reportedly resumes supply of mobile RAM for new iPhone" DigiTimes 8:19 AM
  • "Apple might have asked Samsung to build iPhone 6 RAM chips" The Inquirer 12:15 PM
Price Trackers/Deals
  • "Pirate Legends TD For iPhone And iPad Is Temporarily Available For Free (Normally $0.99)" Apple Sliced 8:38 AM
  • "Drive And Jump: 8-Bit Retro Racing Action For iPhone And iPad Is Free Right Now (Previously $1.99)" Apple Sliced 8:38 AM
  • "Alien Shooter -The Beginning For iPhone And iPad Is Free Today (Was $4.99)" Apple Sliced 8:38 AM
  • "15" MacBook Pro Prices & Sales" MacPrices 8:04 AM
  • "13" MacBook Pro Prices & Sales" MacPrices 8:04 AM
  • "MacBook Air Prices & Sales" MacPrices 8:04 AM

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  • "How does the iPhone hold up against a serious camera? It's Fujifilm's X-T1 against the iPhone 5S in a showdown for the ages" The Verge 8:25 AM
  • "Small heads, safe ears: The best headphones for kids" Macworld 8:33 AM
  • "Tablift a great tablet stand for use with the iPad, other tablets" Apple Daily Report 8:08 AM
  • "Review: Parrot Minidrone Jumping Sumo" iLounge 12:18 PM
iPad/iPhone/iPod touch Apps
  • "Appidemic: Create your travel guide with Spottly for iPhone" TechnologyTell 9:27 AM
  • "Camu: All-In-One Photography App Offers Live Editing, Filters & Text" AddictiveTips 8:47 AM
  • "Star Walk 2 is a beautiful Sequel to Popular Astronomy iPad App" PadGadget 12:15 PM
  • "Pako – Car Chase Simulator will give you a run for your money" iDownload Blog 8:31 AM
  • "'Pako - Car Chase Simulator' Review - Fast and Furious" Touch Arcade 12:23 PM
  • "'Catchup - Abstract Strategy' Review - Strategy So Good, You Don't Need Condiments" Touch Arcade 12:23 PM
  • "'Rules!' Review - Have Fun Finding The Limits Of Your Memory" Touch Arcade 12:23 PM
  • "'Bik - A Space Adventure' Review - A Lighthearted and Deadly Voyage" Touch Arcade 8:47 AM
  • "You Should Play: Max Gentlemen" TechHive 8:33 AM
  • "Max Gentlemen Review: Max Gentlemen seems pretty quirky initially but that appeal wears thin soon enough." 148Apps 9:27 AM
  • "Doctor Who: Legacy Review/Doctor Who: Legacy is an ok match-3 puzzle game, but it lacks some much needed personality, despite that great license." 148Apps 8:33 AM
  • "Brain+ Review: Brain+ is just another entry in an over-saturated brain-training marketplace - and not a particularly fun entry, either." 148Apps 12:02 PM
  • "The Outcast Review: It's easy to see what The Outcast is trying for, but its execution needs a lot of work." 148Apps 12:02 PM
  • "How to block and report iMessage spam to Apple" iMore 12:18 PM
  • "5 tips to make your browsing safe and secure" BetaNews 8:30 AM
  • "Use PCPartPicker to Get Good Deals on Hackintosh Parts" Tuts+ 8:17 AM
  • "History of iPhone: Apple reinvents the phone" iMore 12:18 PM
  • "'iWatch' Could Be Late for a Very Important Date" TechNewsWorld 12:17 PM
  • "Details that count: Apple's obsession with reversible cable connectors" Macworld 12:17 PM
  • "Why Apple's iPhone 6 Won't Be Late" TheStreet 12:23 PM
  • "Will the iPhone 6 Launch Be Delayed?" Barron's 11:55 AM
  • "Apple, Google Are Jumping Into Health Care. Is Amazon Next?" Forbes 8:47 AM
  • "Apple and Tesla Come Together - Perfect Bedfellows?" Apple Gazette 8:21 AM
  • "3 Reasons Why the iWatch Will Never Happen"  Apple Gazette 8:20 AM
  • "What Is a Genius Worth? $41K at the Apple Store" Tapscape 8:13 AM
  • "Here's what I'd love to see in Passbook regarding loyalty cards, digital wallets" Apple Daily Report 8:11 AM
  • "The Week Apple's World Went Crazy" Mac 360 8:06 AM
  • "Why You Don't Buy More Apps" Mac 360 8:06 AM
  • "Why Flipboard Has Authors Flipping Out" ReadWrite 8:17 AM
  • "Low Latency 106: Forever alone" CNET [cartoon] 11:51 AM
  • "Old Macs always spoil the best parties" TUAW 9:27 AM
  • "Loop" xkcd [cartoon] 8:04 AM
Press Releases/Products/Public Relations
  • "Clear Strength: OtterBox Introduces Alpha Glass Fortified Glass Screen Protectors" OtterBox 9:51 AM
  • "Apple's Swift - It's a Programming Language, It's a T-Shirt" MacTrast 9:27 AM
  • "OWC Honored Twice In ABA People's Choice 'Stevie' Awards, for PlayStation 4 DIY Hard Drive Upgrade Kit and Envoy Pro EX USB 3.0 Portable SSD Storage Solution" Other World Computing 9:21 AM
  • "Flappy Bird Creator Dong Nguyen Offers Swing Copters Game" Bloomberg 8:59 AM
  • "Pro.Calendar – New Productivity App for iPad and iPhone" MacPrices 8:10 AM
  • "Children's Music Shines In New Kids App: Preschool Musical" prMac 9:27 AM
  • "World Factbook Visual Edition 1.0 Presents CIA Resource in Visual Way" prMac 8:10 AM
  • "VCVCBC Songwriting Studio announces major update, sale, feature voting" prMac 8:10 AM
  • "PromptSmart Launches as First Teleprompter App with Voice Recognition" prMac 8:10 AM
  • "My Music breathes new life into iPhone music playback" prMac 8:10 AM
  • "Disco Dogs - New Free Puzzle Game for iOS Released by FishPotato Games" prMac 8:10 AM
  • "Truck Stops Pro 2.0 has arrived" prMac 8:09 AM
Computer Industry
  • "Windows 9 'Threshold' Debut Tipped For September" CIO 8:56 AM
  • "Windows 9 inbound: Microsoft to unveil Windows 'Threshold' in September, reports say" PCWorld 8:56 AM
  • "The Microsoft Store: A wretched hive of scams and fake apps" ZDNet 8:05 AM
  • "Cheap Windows laptops: One area they can't compete with Chromebooks" ZDNet 8:04 AM
  • "The Morning Download: Microsoft Windows Launch Transitions From 'Start Me Up' to 'Get Off of My Cloud'" WSJ Blogs 7:37 AM
  • "IBM to help China's Inspur to design servers" Reuters 7:38 AM
  • "China Telecom, IBM Team to Deliver Cloud Computing to the Chinese Market" Stock House 9:31 AM
  • "IBM's server business remains on" China Daily 9:31 AM
  • "IBM wants to invest three billion USD in research in the coming years" The Diplomat 9:30 AM
  • "Hewlett-Packard (HPQ) Jumps: Stock Adds 5.4% in Session" Zacks 7:38 AM
  • "Why Hewlett-Packard Company Roars on Robust Earnings with eBay Inc., Nokia Corp, Microsoft Corp" i Street Wire 9:31 AM
  • "Intel wants to create a completely wireless office with new dock and charger" ITProPortal 9:35 AM
  • "Intel's next-gen tiny desktop PCs coming in 2015 (leaked roadmap)" Liliputing 9:36 AM
  • "5 Things Advanced Micro Devices, Inc.'s Management Wants You to Know" The Motley Fool 9:37 AM
  • "Dark skies hang over midtier cloud providers" InfoWorld 8:18 AM
Finances (Click heading for current Apple Stock price.)
Apple News
  • "Apple Hits 52-Week High on Rising Anticipation for iPhone 6" Zacks 8/21
  • "Apple, Inc. Stock Passes All-Time Highs -- 3 Lessons for Investors" The Motley Fool 8/21
  • "3 Apple ETFs for Outperformance" Zacks 8/21
Industry News
  • "Stocks: 4 things to know before the open" CNNMoney 7:29 AM
  • "1/Stock Market Today: Futures Dip After Record High; Market Spotlight on Yellen's Speech" TheStreet 7:28 AM
  • "Stock Futures Pause Ahead of Yellen Speech: Fed Chief, Other Central Bankers Meet in Jackson Hole" [Paid Membership Required] 7:28 AM
  • "Asia Markets: Japan stocks pull back after 9 days of gains/Japan stocks closed lower on Friday, breaking a nine-session string of gains." MarketWatch 7:27 AM
  • "Europe Markets: Renewed Ukraine tensions push European stocks in the red/European stock markets moved broadly lower on Friday after a controversial Russian aid convoy pushed into Ukraine, raising concerns that the move will increase tensions in the region." MarketWatch 7:26 AM

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