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MacSurfer's Archive: Monday, May 17, 2010


  • "Apple claims 'huge' loss over iPhone leak: Company knew who sold prototype to Gizmodo same day story broke"  Computerworld 7:43 AM
  • "Apple: Leaked iPhone 'immensely damaging' to profit" CNNMoney 10:54 AM
  • "What's the Price of Gizmodo's $5K Scoop for Apple? An attorney representing Apple told a sheriff's detective that the company could suffer 'huge' losses due to the outing of its fouth-gen iPhone prototype on tech blog Gizmodo, as consumers might not buy the currently available 3GS model if they know a newer version will soon be released. Even a 1 percent dip in sales could represent $78 million in losses, suggested ITIC Principal Laura DiDio." MacNewsWorld 5:33 PM
  • "Apple fear 'huge' losses after 4G iPhone lost: Fearing 'huge' losses in sales after pictures leaked of its fourth-generation iPhone, Apple Inc convinced police to launch a felony investigation and Chief Executive Officer Steve Jobs contacted the offending web site himself to try and recover the gadget." Reuters 8:56 AM
  • "Apple's Big Marketing Danger: Losing its Identity"  BNET 11:33 AM
  • "Picture Imperfect? Eastman Kodak v. Apple v. Eastman Kodak Ad Nauseam" World of Apple 8:57 AM
  • "iPad not cannibalizing iPod sales, says analyst: 'Real stretch' to say that April's numbers show iPad eating into iPod Touch sales" Computerworld 4:45 PM
  • "Apple iPad to fragment netbook sales: 8 million media tablets in 2010" PC Advisor 9:14 AM
  • "Apple vs. Adobe: Using 'Wisdom of Crowds' to track the battle" The Loop 8:58 AM
  • "Steam for Mac Benchmarks: Windows Is Much Faster"  Gizmodo 12:06 PM
  • "MobileMe Mail Beta, a Visual Walkthrough" Graphicpeel 8:27 AM
  • "Parallels Desktop VM list disappearing" CNET Reviews 3:22 PM
  • "FileMaker Pro 11: The venerable Mac database proves that old dogs can still learn new tricks" Mac|Life 12:06 PM
  • "Essential utilities: clipboard managers/Third-party programs that make up for the OS X clipboard's shortcomings" Macworld 9:38 AM
  • "Mac RSS App Of The Future Reads The News To You" Mac360 12:59 PM
  • "50 Mac Essentials #7: 1Password" Cult of Mac 4:45 PM
  • "Applications discussion includes a Sheepsaver set-up tutorial (for running class Mac OS applications on Intel-based Macs), along with notes and questions about Google Voice, calendar printing, Dotmatics, Photoshop crashes and Steam." MacInTouch 11:04 AM
  • "Run AppleScripts and shell scripts in a Windows VM" Mac OS X Hints 10:16 AM
  • "'s Mystery Encoding" Rixstep 9:37 AM
  • "Despite war with Adobe, Apple promotes CS5" Macsimum News 9:03 AM
Press Releases
  • "Tension Software announces Password Repository 2.11.10" Tension Software 1:57 PM
  • "Introducing Giddy Up: Giddy Up is new product of our catalog. It's a secure web browser designed for kids." app4mac 10:32 AM
  • "Aquamacs 2.0 released - the Editor that Mac users love" prMac 8:16 AM
  • "CLIX 5,000 Commands" Rixstep 7:51 AM
  • "iCab Mobile 3.2 gains real tabs, a huge leap in usability" FairerPlatform 7:51 AM
General Interest/Potpourri
  • "Apple edges Motorola with 3% global cell phone market share" AppleInsider 11:18 AM
  • "Google, Intel, Sony, Nvidia team in anti-Apple front room plan..." 9 to 5 Mac 7:57 AM
  • "NVIDIA puts its Tegra 2 eggs in Android's basket, aims to topple Apple's A4" Engadget 8:27 AM
  • "160% increase in H.264 video online since January: The increasing criticism of Flash as a vehicle for online video delivery (as well as Apple's dislike of Flash) appears to be driving the adoption of H.264 video. A recent study by video search site MeFeedia reveals a 160 percent increase in the proportion of video encoded in the iPad-friendly format since January of this year." Ars Technica 12:05 PM
  • "Chart Of The Day: Here's How Much Tech Companies Are Spending On Lobbying" Silicon Alley Insider 8:16 PM
  • "Hulu Sticking With Flash: Despite Steve Jobs' bashing of Adobe Flash, leading online video provider Hulu will continue using it, saying the HTML5 that Apple champions doesn't meet its customers' needs." InformationWeek 9:45 AM
  • "CNET TV Apple Byte: 2012 could bring the Verizon iPhone" CNET Reviews 4:50 PM
  • "Verizon CEO: 'No Reason We Couldn't Have an iPad'" AllThingsD 4:45 PM
  • "Apple Stores take on new business positions" MacNN 9:13 AM
  • "Why universities should hate the iPad: If students embrace textbooks on the iPad, college bookstores may lose their shirts."  Fortune 7:58 AM
  • "There's No App for That: Android Development Lags/Marketers are largely avoiding the level of development they put forward for the iPhone"  AdWeek 9:03 AM
  • "With a Kindle Hiring Spree, Amazon Gears Up for Battle With Apple" New York Times [Free Registration Required] 4:50 PM
  • "Vanity Fair Comes to iPad and iPhone" MinOnline 9:27 AM
  • "GQ Adding $1,091.35 To Conde Nast's Coffers Is A Big Deal" MinOnline 9:28 AM
  • "Apple's iPhone replaces BlackBerry for some bankers" Reuters 8:03 AM
  • "Apple's quiet iPhone enterprise efforts yield results" ZDNet 8:16 AM
  • "Mentor Picks: iPhone Replaces Blackberry for some Bankers" WSJ Blogs 8:18 AM
  • "Does your iPad prevent you from sleeping?" CNET News 12:05 PM
  • "Tawkon Releases BlackBerry Radiation App, Visits Apple To Discuss Rejection" TechCrunch 1:38 PM
  • "Hon Hai Turns to Counselors, Monks as Suicides Mount" Bloomberg 8:17 AM
  • "Foxconn Hires Monks & Counsellors to Help Reduce Suicides" The Mac Observer 4:41 PM
  • "Apple manufacturer seeks mental-health professionals as suicides mount" Macworld UK 8:28 AM
  • "The Beatles and iTunes – blame EMI, says Macca" Distorted-Loop 7:58 AM
  • "Paul McCartney blames EMI for iTunes/Beatles holdup" Edible Apple 1:53 PM
  • "Apple tight-lipped over iPad: Apple is keeping iPad enthusiasts in the dark ahead of the device's official New Zealand launch in July." The Dominion Post 12:05 PM
  • "Five in slammer over iTunes/eBay card-laundry caper: Five UK residents were jailed on Friday over a conspiracy to launder money using iTunes gift vouchers." The Register 1:53 PM
  • "The 19th Century iPhone: People take it for granted that mobile phones are now used to catch up on the latest news, share prices and to download stereo music. But this is not as new as you might think." BBC 7:47 AM
Non-Apple News
  • "Acer: No Chrome OS device from us at Computex" CNET News 3:32 PM
  • "Asus officially releases EeePC 1015P, 1015PE netbooks" ZDNet 2:54 PM
  • "New Inks Could Mean Cheaper OLED Screens: DuPont has developed a printing process to bring down the cost of high-performance displays." Technology Review 1:39 PM
  • "Commercial Quantum Cryptography System Hacked: Physicists have mounted the first successful attack of its kind on a commercial quantum cryptography system." Technology Review 1:38 PM
  • "WHO study has no clear answer on phones and cancer: No apparent cancer risk, but concern about heaviest users" Reuters 12:21 PM
  • "Hotels Gear Up for Tech-Savvy Guests" PC Magazine 11:46 AM
  • "CA Changes Name to CA Technologies" eWeek 11:00 AM
  • "Site auto-trawls embarrassing Facebook posts: A new site illustrates the privacy perils of users who leave their public updates searchable outside of Facebook." The Register 1:52 PM
  • "Group sets May 31 as 'Quit Facebook Day'" CNN Blogs 10:50 AM
  • "Autodesk CEO Carl Bass Applies Woodshop Lessons to Business" Bloomberg 10:26 AM
  • "Palm App Store Suffers Weekend Outage: PreCentral users reported problems downloading and updating apps from the Palm App Catalog." InformationWeek 9:58 AM
  • "'I do' goes high-tech with Japan robot priest" Reuters 9:55 AM
  • "Top U.S. carriers plot faster gadgets, services" Reuters 9:55 AM
  • "Android Comes of Age at Google Developer Conference" Wired 2:33 PM
  • "Facebook, Twitter Bridge Customer Service 'Last Mile': The majority of customers are frustrated with customer service offered by communications and high-tech vendors, but social networking tools may enhance the customer experience." InformationWeek 10:02 AM
  • "Shock! Facebook cycle-slut smutvid is adware front: You'll get your screen all splattered ... with popups" The Register 10:56 AM
  • "PC Makers Look To Challenge Apple's IPad" [Paid Membership Required] 8:16 AM
  • "iPad sets off race for competing devices: The success of Apple's new iPad has prompted other tech companies to plunge into the market for tablet computers, with startups ..." San Jose Mercury News 8:09 AM
  • "Low-power LED bulbs coming soon" New York Times [Free Registration Required] 7:47 AM
  • "Mac Geek Gab Podcast: MGG 262: Cool Stuff Found, Tips, Follow-Ups" The Mac Observer 4:38 PM
  • "We talk about creating a wireless network without a wireless router, just your Mac. Also a quick review of the new Canon PowerShot SX210 IS and some tips on using your iPhone to organize a Disneyworld vacation. Also the elusive iPad camera connection kit is found." The MT Show 7:52 AM
  • "Foxconn to ship 24 million iPhone 4G in 2010, says Digitimes Research" DigiTimes 8:09 AM
  • "4.5 million iPhone 4Gs in 24 days? And 24 million by the end of 2010, according to a new report out of Taiwan" Fortune 11:28 AM
  • "DigiTimes Claims Display Improvements in Next-Generation iPhone" Mac Rumors 8:56 AM
  • "24 million next-gen iPhone shipping this year?" Computerworld 11:38 AM
  • "Will We See 24 Million Next Generation iPhones This Year?" Techland 1:04 PM
  • "Apple Moves to Strengthen Chip Market Position" Seeking Alpha 4:44 PM
  • "Spoiler Alert: Another iPhone 4G/HD appears" CrunchGear 9:23 AM
  • "More Videos of 4th-Gen iPhone Surfaces in the Wild !"  Redmond Pie 8:38 AM
  • "Leak backs new iPhone's 960x640 screen" Electronista 8:27 AM
  • "Rumour: New entry level MacBook coming soon?" Macworld UK 7:56 AM
  • "Rumor: entry-level unibody MacBook set for a minor update" Ars Technica 9:46 AM
  • "Japanese iPad with Wi-Fi + 3G SIM lock explained" iLounge 9:22 AM
  • "A New Social Workflow Patent from Apple Highlights Facebook" Patently Apple 9:00 AM
  • "Microsoft working on Hotmail's iPad issue" CNET News 12:06 PM
  • "Droid Outselling iPhone?, Do You Need a 3G iPad?, Obama Doesn't Get the iPad, and More" Low End Mac 4:51 PM
Price Trackers/Deals
  • "TheMacBundles Offers a Terrific New Program, Blast, at a Special Price" TheMacBundles 7:49 AM
  • "MacFriendly Presents a New Software Bundle for Mac Users" MacFriendly 6:39 PM
  • "13" White MacBook Prices & Current Bundles" MacPrices 8:42 AM
  • "15" MacBook Pro Prices & Current Bundles" MacPrices 8:42 AM
  • "iMac Prices & Current Bundles" MacPrices 8:42 AM
  • "Cyber-shot DSCS2100 12 MP Digital Camera:  $105.00 Delivered" Deal Brothers 12:59 PM
  • "Refurbished & Used iPod Buyer's Guide -iPod Touch Prices Start At $135 -New, Closeout, Refurbished, Used And Discounted... The Best iPod Prices, Deals, Reviews And Information" MacReviewZone 2:48 PM
  • "Apple Friendly Products -Best Selling iPhone Accessories -From $1 To $79 -Prices, Reviews And Information" MacReviewZone 1:53 PM
  • "Apple Friendly Product Guide... Best Selling Mac Scanners -From $69 To $496 -Prices, Reviews And Information" MacReviewZone 1:37 PM

  • "Apple MacBook Pro 17-inch 2010 review" T3 10:29 AM
  • "Kanex XD: Our long national nightmare is over—you can finally watch Blu-ray movies on your Mac!" Macworld 8:26 AM
  • "Review: Dual redundancy storage array offers peace of mind" Macsimum News 9:00 AM
  • "Appletell reviews the Diddybeats in-ear headphones" Appletell 12:05 PM
  • "First Look: Skadoosh iPad Stand" jkOnTheRun 4:45 PM
  • "Yamaha EPH-30B, Arctic Cooling E361-WM, and iFrogz Ozone EarPollution budget earbuds - Review" MyMac Magazine 10:33 AM
iPad/iPhone/iPod touch Apps
  • "Wi-Fi Sync for iPhone video hands-on: it works!" Engadget 9:20 AM
  • "Amazon Kindle for Mac: The web giant makes a play for e-reading on your desktop" Mac|Life 6:40 PM
  • "Numbers Turns Scut Work to Fun Work" MacNewsWorld 8:26 AM
  • "iPad Weather apps: Among this group of weather offerings, WeatherBug Elite stands out" Macworld 9:38 AM
  • "Review: Instapaper Pro for iPad and iPhone" World of Apple 5:33 PM
  • "The Bible I Use on My iPhone" MacDoor 7:46 AM
  • "Appletell reviews Synth for iPad" Appletell 9:27 PM
  • "Extend Your iPad Dock with Infinidock" MacStories 9:28 AM
  • "iPhone + iPad Gems: AIUEO, iWriteWords, Shape Builder, Kayak Flights, Siri + Twittelator for iPad" iLounge 12:04 PM
  • "Hire Me! Review: Well-meaning app isn't all that useful" Macworld 4:50 PM
  • "Backflip Studios Releases Free 'Strike Knight' (Review)" Touch Arcade 8:58 AM
  • "Inotia 2: A Wanderer of Luone Review/Can you save Luone from destruction?" Macworld 11:34 AM
  • "Strike Knight Review" Gamezebo 8:50 PM
  • "The Easy Way to Run iPhone Apps On Your iPad—Without Pixel Doubling" Gizmodo 11:33 AM
  • "Passwords, scams, and you" Macworld 4:50 PM
  • "Why isn't Apple taking Android seriously?" Gamezebo 8:50 PM
  • "Dear Steve Jobs: Your iPad isn't 'revolutionary'/The uber CEO is at it again, engaging in flame wars with bloggers over the iPad, Flash and Apple's quest for total control" InfoWorld 7:57 PM
  • "Apple vs. Flash: A Battle of Power and Perception" Low End Mac 5:33 PM
  • "How secure is Flash? Here's what Adobe won't tell you" ZDNet 3:21 PM
  • "If Apple made cars ...: Quick question - do you open the hood of your car? If so, how often? And to do what?" ZDNet 2:54 PM
  • "Goodbye, iPad: Today marks the second time that I've returned an iPad. I honestly thought I was going to keep this one, but I woke up this morning and realized that a device I spent over $800 on has been sitting on my couch untouched for days. I don't have the luxury of spending that much money without thinking twice about it." Techland 2:44 PM
  • "Is the iPad Driving E-Book Piracy, and Does It Matter?" Wired 2:42 PM
  • "Apple Could, Should Buy Electronic Arts/In a Quixotic kind of way, SAP's acquisition plans announced last week for Sybase got me thinking about another deal that's made the rounds over the past couple of years: Apple and the potential take-out of Electronic Arts."  CNBC 1:57 PM
  • "John Paczkowski's Interview With Adobe Co-Founder Chuck Geschke" Daring Fireball 1:56 PM
  • "NPD data shows Mac sales up 33% year over year while iPod sales slump - iPad to blame?" Edible Apple 4:41 PM
  • "Is the iPad Cannibalizing Other Apple Products?" WSJ Blogs 3:22 PM
  • "U.S. Mac sales up 39% in April: Based on NPD data, iPods, not Macs, are being cannibalized by the iPad, says an analyst" Fortune 2:18 PM
  • "Is the iPad Cannibalizing Mac Sales? Not Really." AllThingsD 12:28 PM
  • "Analysis: The Case of the Swollen MacBook Pro Battery" The Mac Observer 12:27 PM
  • "An iPad Controlled Video Blimp? (Why not?)" Breakfast 11:17 AM
  • "Apple's Next iPhone More of an iPad Mini?" AllThingsD 10:56 AM
  • "The iPad and my Mom – One Week Later" Apple Gazette 10:55 AM
  • "Tablet Devices, and its Emerging Players: Analyst Richard Shim of IDC breaks down the fledgling market for tablet computing, and the role played by Apple Inc. Interview with MarketWatch's Ben Pimentel in San Francisco." [Video Report] MarketWatch 9:36 AM
  • "Opinion: Apple mobile hardware's lousy fluid resistance" Macsimum News 9:00 AM
  • "Steve Jobs for President" PadGadget 8:40 AM
  • "Apple gets sued for lack of innovation again" ["The US patent system is a rusty machine that is fast falling to bits. As it is, only lawyers are getting any benefit from it. Real innovation, often by individuals and small companies, is being squashed as large firms defend their turf from ideas that they never had themselves. It needs serious reform, or at least a thorough shake-up, but we guess we will never see that while the lawyers make so much money from it."] The Inquirer 8:02 AM
  • "What's the bug up Apple's @$$?"  CNNMoney 7:59 AM
  • "Don't Kid Yourself, Mobile Ad Companies: Apple Really Does Want to Lock Up the App Market"  AllThingsD 7:58 AM
  • "Curated hypocrisy: How Google camouflages its attacks on Apple"  CounterNotions 7:58 AM
  • "Apple takes on Google for the future of tech"  Macworld UK 7:54 AM
  • "Steve Jobs Is Opening Up Apple One Email at a Time" Valleywag 5:33 PM
  • "Apple's Steve Jobs Defends iPad, App Store" eWeek 1:56 PM
  • "Steve Jobs Defends Freedom From Porn" Minyanville 1:03 PM
  • "Flame Wars: Valleywag vs. Steve Jobs" Inc. 12:04 PM
  • "Apple CEO Steve Jobs' late-night e-mail feud" CNN Blogs 10:33 AM
  • "Apple vs. media: Steve Jobs and Gawker's Ryan Tate in an email flame war" Geek 10:16 AM
  • "Steve Jobs Promises World 'Freedom From Porn' in 2 AM Email Flame War" DailyTech 8:59 AM
  • "Steve Jobs vs Porn" Techland 8:59 AM
  • "Jobs: Apple Offers 'Freedom from Porn'" AppScout 8:14 AM
  • "Steve Jobs 2am emails: Apple's motives are pure, hits out at Adobe again" Macworld UK 7:54 AM
  • "App-etizers, May 17: Steve Jobs, 0. Gawker Troll, 1." The Big Money 3:21 PM
  • "In Praise of the HTC Sense & Why the Nexus One Failed for Me" GigaOM 6:38 PM
  • "Five Ways to (Physically) Hack A Data Center: Many data centers contain easy-to-exploit physical vulnerabilities that don't require hacking into the network" DarkReading 3:37 PM
  • "The Best in Networking and IT Hardware: Ticonderoga likes Celestica, Cisco, F5 and Flextronics." Barron's 3:16 PM
  • "4 power advantages of cloud computing" ZDNet 2:52 PM
  • "Top Ten Monday Tech Deals" Techland 1:58 PM
  • "Web Browsers Leave 'Fingerprints' Behind as You Surf the Net: EFF Research Shows More Than 8 in 10 Browsers Have Unique, Trackable Signatures" Electronic Frontier Foundation 1:56 PM
  • "Can HP take on Google and Apple? It certainly could, if it were willing to spend what it takes, says an analyst. But that's a big if." Fortune 12:18 PM
  • "Chaos hits NOR flash supply chain" EE Times 11:59 AM
  • "The Procrastinator's Guide to PC Maintenance: Here's how to keep your PC healthy while expending the minimum amount of effort possible." PCWorld 11:55 AM
  • "Rumor: Sony PSP2 is '****ing Powerful'" PCWorld 11:50 AM
  • "Analyst's View: How to Catch a Virus/Real-world testing of antivirus software's ability to clean up your computer means using live viruses. Here's how we keep our collection up to date." PC Magazine 11:46 AM
  • "The Best Portable Document Scanners: Portable scanners let you scan and manage receipts, business cards, and other documents while on the road." PC Magazine 11:46 AM
  • "A Modest Proposal on Privacy" GigaOM 11:34 AM
  • "Microsoft's place uncertain as computing market shifts: Growth of tablet devices may leave Windows juggernaut out in the cold"  MarketWatch 9:28 AM
  • "4 Lessons Learned From Google's Nexus One Store Closure" GigaOM 7:49 AM
  • "Time to search around for new Web browser" Boston Herald 7:48 AM
  • "The iPhonekiller is likely compatible with Android and BlackBerry devices" CrunchGear 11:32 AM
Press Releases/Products/Public Relations
  • "Virtual Zippo Lighter application looks to cash-in on 10 million users" VentureBeat 8:45 PM
  • "In2Pay iPhone Case: Anywhere Visa payWave Is Accepted" Gizmodo 5:05 PM
  • "PopCap Offering 13 Mac Games For Under $50" The Apple Blog 3:21 PM
  • "Use iPad MicroSIM and Data-Plan in Your iPhone" Wired 2:42 PM
  • "AAA Delivers iPhone App for Summer Driving" AppScout 2:01 PM
  • "Proposal Accepted: The Empty Book Bag: Digital Instruction Using the iPad & Related Technologies" This Lamp 12:52 PM
  • "Chase Jarvis hosts free Aperture 3 online with Scott Bourne" The Loop 12:07 PM
  • "Digital Foci Ships Photo Book In Elegant Pearl White For Weddings: Perfect Digital Wedding Album with Portable 8-Inch Display" Thomas PR 10:29 AM
  • "App Watch: Managing Classes on the iPad" WSJ Blogs 9:31 AM
  • "'X2 Soccer 2010' Takes the Field on the App Store" Touch Arcade 1:41 PM
  • "'Fruit Ninja' Creator Halfbrick Studios Talks iPad, Ports, and New iPhone title" Touch Arcade 10:30 AM
  • "'Phoenix Spirit' – Flying Squirrels Invade 'Super Metroid'" Touch Arcade 8:58 AM
  • "The World's Saddest iMac" Gizmodo 8:56 AM
  • "L5 Remote now shipping, turning your iDevice into universal IR boss" Engadget 8:56 AM
  • "PhotoNest turns Twitter into a visual photo stream" Appolicious 8:56 AM
  • "Advantage Title, Inc. Real Estate iPhone App Takes Property Information to New Level: Title365 iPhone App Brings Title Industry's First Mobile GPS-Enabled, Location-Aware Search of Real-Time Property, Ownership and Comparables Data to Real Estate and Lending Professionals" Business Wire 8:43 AM
  • "Mi-Stylus Turns your iPad into a 'real' Tablet !" Redmond Pie 8:39 AM
  • "ClamCase Netbookifies Your iPad With a Bluetooth Keyboard" Techland 8:37 AM
  • "KIWI Choice announces solar and USB powered charger" Appletell 8:14 AM
  • "Don't let taste stand in the way of buying a crystal iPhone stand" CrunchGear 8:14 AM
  • "Charge Your iPad with Quickerteck's Foldable Solar Panel" Cult of Mac 8:13 AM
  • "NDrive UK & Ireland app for iPhone now £4.99" Macworld UK 7:54 AM
  • "Hard Shell Cover Case for iPhone 3G / 3Gs (Black Jeans)" USBfever 7:51 AM
  • "Hard Shell Cover Case for iPhone 3G / 3Gs (Purple Jeans)" USBfever 7:51 AM
  • "Hard Shell Cover Case for iPhone 3G / 3Gs (Blue Jeans)" USBfever 7:51 AM
  • "Quilting, Knitting, Crochet and Embroidery now available on the iPad" prMac 3:33 PM
  • "Intelligenti Publishing Releases A Helpful Guide for iPad" prMac 9:04 AM
  • "All Cars Catalog 1.0 for iPhone OS - 48,000 Cars, 205 Brands, Pix, Specs" prMac 10:32 AM
  • "DDMX-S2 Digital I/O Controller Automates Stop-Motion Animation Lighting" prMac 7:51 AM
  • "New, Highly Innovative Calculator, EZeeCalc, Now In iTunes App Store" prMac 7:51 AM
  • "iLiveMath Oceans joins iHomeEducator's Top-10 iPad Education App series" prMac 7:51 AM
  • "Chrome-8 v8.4 for iPhone OS - Simple to Expert Game of Design and Logic" prMac 7:50 AM
  • " is a great community of mobile App enthusiasts creating, sharing, and rubbing great new ideas for mobile Apps. If you are an iPhone, iPad, or Android user everyone can participate in inspiring great new ideas for their devices." Fubrub 7:45 AM
Computer Industry
  • "Tablets are a hot, but still undefined, market for PC makers: H-P, Dell and Lenovo hoping to challenge Apple's iPad for share of the market" MarketWatch 9:44 AM
  • "Microsoft's Windows and Tablets: The ubiquitous Windows operating system is not as agile as Apple's iPad software for tablet devices, according to IDC's Richard Shim, who says the size of Windows raises issues around performance and battery life. John Letzing reports." [Video Report] MarketWatch 3:12 PM
  • "Microsoft's place uncertain as computing market shifts: Growth of tablet devices may leave Windows juggernaut out in the cold" MarketWatch 9:37 AM
  • "Microsoft settles with VirnetX, to pay $200 mln" Reuters 9:47 AM
  • "Microsoft to Pay VirnetX $200 Million in Patent Case" [Paid Membership Required] 9:30 AM
  • "Microsoft Settles Patent Infringement Case with VirnetX" eWeek 11:00 AM
  • "Microsoft Office 2010 free for six months with reset trick: Microsoft confirms rearm command extends activation-free grace period" Computerworld 1:44 PM
  • "Microsoft launches Technical Computing Initiative 2.0" ZDNet 2:52 PM
  • "Can HP take on Google and Apple?" Fortune 3:17 PM
  • "HP's Rivals Raise The Bar: Blowout quarterly earnings for Cisco raise expectations for HP." Forbes 9:42 AM
  • "Earnings Preview: Hewlett-Packard" Zacks 9:42 AM
  • "HP earnings on tap: Strong quarter but integration questions loom" ZDNet 2:53 PM
  • "New Details on HP's Palm Acquisition: A new SEC filing reveals that Hewlett-Packard beat out four other companies to acquire Palm." [Video Report] MarketWatch 3:11 PM
  • "Dow Stocks: HP's Now a 'Buy' More Than Ever" TheStreet 9:43 AM
  • "Flash! Enterprise SSD looming at HP: HP will soon introduce enterprise-class solid state drives (SSD) with a 6Gbit/s SAS interface for its servers." The Register 1:50 PM
  • "Dell: Smartphones will never kill the PC/Michael Dell predicts virtual networks, desktops, cloud computing" Network World 1:43 PM
  • "Dell Invests In iSCSI Servers; Will Anyone Else?" InformationWeek 11:29 AM
  • "Dell Inspiron M301z arrives in Singapore with AMD Nile-class processor" ZDNet 2:54 PM
  • "IBM Research Expands IBM Services, Cloud Portfolio" eWeek 10:59 AM
  • "Big Blue's big iron: The Biggening. Screening 2010/IBM, like other server makers, has rolled out a bunch of new iron this spring, but still has a ways to go to completely revamp its product lineup in 2010, as it plans to do." The Register 1:51 PM
  • "Oracle's mobile play -- Berkeley DB?" ZDNet 2:53 PM
  • "Intel aims wireless display chips at tablet PCs: Technology could replace HDMI and VGA cables" Techworld 1:44 PM
  • "Infineon, Intel in talks over mobile unit -report" Reuters 9:46 AM
  • "Report: Infineon talks to Intel over sale of wireless unit" EE Times 10:58 AM
  • "Google Teams Up With Intel, Sony in Move Toward Web TV" Seeking Alpha 9:46 AM
  • "CA teams with Cisco and delivers new cloud, virtualization technologies" Network World 11:54 AM
  • "Quantum Internet May Become a Reality: An optical transistor created by the Max Planck Institute of Quantum Optics may leave broadband, speed in the dust." PCWorld 11:54 AM
  • "Tech Giants Bet Big on Enterprise Computing" Minyanville 9:42 AM
  • "The Consumer Electronics OS War: There's a major battle for OS domination in the consumer electronic space that may make the ones occurring on PCs and smartphones small by comparison." PC Magazine 11:46 AM
Finances (Click heading for current Apple Stock price.)
Apple News
  • "Trader's Harrowing Tape of Market Plunge Reveals Big Name Sellers: SEC Admits to Inadequate Tools to Conduct Investigation" ["Apple Computer, GE and Procter and Gamble all fall within the top 10 component stocks of the S&P 500 and each of these stocks appears to have been targeted for excessive selling by some entity or algorithmic program on May 6. Sharp price declines in these pivotal stocks in the cash stock market quickly transmuted  into selling in the futures market, creating a frenzy in the highly leveraged Chicago futures pits. ... "]  CounterPunch 6:33 PM
  • "Apple Availability Prompts Profit-Taking In Hauppauge Digital: The maker of analog and digital television tuners for computers plummet as investors cull gains." Forbes 4:44 PM
Industry News
  • "Tech Stocks: Tech stocks rebound to stage late rally/Technology stocks put the brakes a on a slate of losses Monday, as the sector rallied late in a session highlighted by broad-market concerns about the state of the global economic recovery." MarketWatch 5:34 PM
  • "U.S. stocks reverse higher as tech, school stocks gain: Energy companies hit hardest as oil prices close near $70 a barrel" MarketWatch 5:34 PM
  • "US Stocks Wobble As Earnings Boost Market; Worries Persist" MarketWatch 9:36 AM
  • "Stocks Storm Back; Dow Erases 180-Point Dive: Wall Street avoided a third-straight selling spree on Monday as the Dow erased virtually all of a 180-point midday dive thanks to a rare advance for the beaten-down euro and renewed focus on domestic news." FOXBusiness 5:34 PM
  • "Stocks Reverse Late and Book Small Gains" TheStreet 5:35 PM
  • "Stocks recover after euro rebounds: U.S. stocks erased losses and finished higher Monday after the euro rebounded from a four-year low and gained ground against the dollar, despite lingering worries about Europe's financial crisis." CNNMoney 5:35 PM
  • "Dow Gains 5.67, Reversing Drop: Stocks rebounded from a deep swoon as investors' attention shifted back to the U.S. economy and away from potential pitfalls in Europe and China." [Paid Membership Required] 5:35 PM
  • "Stocks set to fall: U.S. stocks were poised to fall Monday, a day devoid of economic reports, after Asian markets took a dive." CNNMoney 9:39 AM
  • "U.K. stocks, BP fail to hold early advance: British shares failed to hold early gains on Monday, as Man Group's poorly received plan to buy a rival and a big drop for commodities producers weighed." MarketWatch 3:03 PM
  • "Asian stocks plunge as euro falls to 4-year low" Washington Post [Free Registration Required] 9:38 AM
  • "Asian Shares Lower; Resource Cos Down, Euro Falls Further" MarketWatch 9:35 AM
  • "Europe Markets: Europe shares end lower as commodities fall/Euro hits four-year low versus dollar on sovereign debt worries" MarketWatch 3:03 PM
  • "World markets end mixed on Europe worries" CNNMoney 3:03 PM

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