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Monday Highlights: iPhone XR shipment estimates cut by Ming-Chi Kuo from 100 million down to 70 million; JP Morgan also trims estimates; Apple stock drops more following report that face-recognition supplier cuts outlook—reports in our Apple/Macintosh, and Op/Ed sections; during China's Singles Day, iPhones were top-selling brand on Alibaba; voice behind Hal 9000 passes, Kubrick and Rain discuss how legendary AI "accidentally invented Siri"; TrendForce expects iPad shipments "to fall by 2% Yoy", as premium pricing could prevent "new iPad Pro series from achieving mass market success"; Broadway goes iPads over printed production books; Apple initiates programs to replace faulty iPhone X screens, and SSD failures in some MacBook Pros; ZDNet, Tech Advisor review new MacBook Air, iFixit tears down iPad Pro, plenty more in our Reviews section.

  • "Apple CEO Tim Cook expected to unveil iPhone, iPad software: Software for the Apple iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch, dubbed iOS 6, is expected to be announced at the Worldwide Developers Conference. CEO Tim Cook is also expected to announce new Mac computer models." Los Angeles Times [Paid Membership Required] 8:53 PM
  • "Apple TV Will Change the Content We Consume on All Our Screens Forever"  Forbes 7:29 AM
  • "The Real $100 Billion Winner of Television" ["However, as far as home entertainment is concerned, he advises investors to study Apple and the revenues it collects from its iTunes segment to see why a continually successful Xbox won't have the impact many investors are hoping for. Likewise, he discusses why Apple's model on Apple TV could be much more powerful as far as profits are concerned."]  The Motley Fool 7:40 AM
  • "Apple and Microsoft to push rival visions" Financial Times [Paid Membership Required] 7:46 AM
  • "Beware the spy in the sky: After those Street View snoopers, Google and Apple use planes that can film you sunbathing in your back garden/Software giants will use military-grade cameras to take powerful satellite images"  Daily Mail (UK) 6:34 PM
  • "The amazing origin of Apple on Intel"  Covestor 7:22 AM
  • "A Bit of History Behind the Mac OS X on Intel Project 'Marklar'" MacRumors 7:42 AM
  • "The Future Fruits Of Apple + Facebook"  TechCrunch 4:44 PM
  • "What Apple maps mean for Google: Google has only one option now that it's set to lose half its mobile mapping audience." ["To Apple, mapping will always be a side deal — something it does as a way to improve the iPhone. For Google, mapping is a critical aspect of its effort to organise the world's information."] Sydney Morning Herald 7:32 AM
  • "Maps, better photo-sharing likely from Apple, analysts say" USA Today 8:03 AM
  • "Google Outsells, but Apple Cultivates Loyalty of App Developers" New York Times [Free/Paid Registration Required] 7:29 PM
  • "iPhone 5, Apple iTV Subsidies Could Vary, but May Benefit Consumers: Analysts" Dazz Wireless 5:13 PM
  • "Apple to Update Its Products: Apple Inc.'s big conference for technology developers will swing into gear Monday morning with a keynote presentation that will end months of speculation about some key hardware and software initiatives." [Paid Membership Required] 6:45 PM
  • "Apple Keeps Loyalty of Mobile App Developers" New York Times [Free/Paid Registration Required] 6:27 PM
  • "Apple courts developers vital to its popularity: Apple on Monday will spotlight next-generation software for its coveted gadgets as it kicks off its annual gathering of developers whose applications are vital to the company's success." AFP 7:52 AM
  • "Three Reasons Why Apple's New Campus Is Ready For Anything" Forbes 1:52 PM
  • "Frustrated iOS Developers Form Union to Protest Apple" Technorati 7:33 PM
  • "Why Apple is the Top Smartphone Maker"  Forbes 6/9
  • "Apple's plan to dominate all the screens in your home: Apple wants to own every screen in your home, including the TV. If it succeeds, you may never buy a non-Apple device again." CNET News 6/9
  • "Judge questions $2.25 million Apple fine" ["'This is a case of absence of loss ... whatever the level of sales, there cannot be loss because anybody concerned about it could reverse the acquisition.'' Mr Archibald argued that the $2.25 million fine should be reduced because of the absence of any loss to consumers."]  Melbourne Age 6/9
  • "'How much?!' - Judge cancels Apple-Moto patent trial over damages evidence" ZDNet UK 6/9
  • "Apple and Samsung agree on Tuesday and Thursday deadlines in Galaxy S III dispute" Foss Patents 6/9
  • "Judge dismisses Apple vs Motorola patent case" Crave @ CNET 6/9
  • "Apple to account for bulk of S&P 500's Euro zone growth in Q2: Apple's second quarter European region revenue is expected to see a 32.3 percent surge that will eclipse all other S&P 500 companies, a surprising statistic given the economic situation in the region." AppleInsider 6/9
  • "Good News and Bad News on Apple's Patents" Forbes 6/9
  • "Chart of the day: The effect of the European crisis on Apple" Fortune 6/9
  • "What to expect from Apple's WWDC event" CNN 6/9
  • "Apple WWDC June 11: What to Expect" eWeek 6/9
  • "[Video] RWW Preview: What to Expect from Apple's Worldwide Developers Conference" ReadWriteWeb 6/9
  • "Apple Gears Up For WWDC: Tech Weekly" TheStreet 6/9
  • "Cupertino releases more images of forthcoming Apple Campus 2" Los Angeles Times [Paid Membership Required] 6/9
  • "What Steve Jobs Left Untouched" ["We're not in the post-PC world as much as we are in the post-Jobs world. When we're done mourning his passing we'll realize that there are huge spaces we never fully explored because his presence loomed so large."]  Gizmodo 6/8
  • "Just What Apple Needs: More Good News" ["First off, the iPhone is coming to Virgin Mobile. Expanding to prepaids is a nice new form of distribution on its own. However, this will also give investors a better feel of users' willingness to pay more for an iPhone without the subsidies larger carriers offer. Another piece of good news is recent surveys showing users increasingly gravitating to the iPhone 4S."] [Video Report] The Motley Fool 6/8
  • "Apple agrees to pay $2.25m as iPad 4G claim penalty" The Australian [Subscription Required for Full Article] 6/8
  • "Apple agrees to pay penalty over 4G iPad claims in Australia: The proposed penalty has been submitted to Australia's Federal Court for approval"  IDG News Service 6/8
  • "Apple agrees to $2.25 million settlement in Australia over 'misleading' iPad 4G advertising" The Next Web 6/8
  • "Apple accepts $2M fine over 'misleading' iPad branding Down Under" Dow Jones/Newscore 6/8
  • "Australia Fines Apple $2 Million Over 'Misleading' 4G iPad" PC Magazine 6/8
  • "Apple facing $2.22 mn fine over Australian '4G' iPad" AFP 6/8
  • "Apple faces $2.2m iPad 3 punishment for US-centric blindness" Computerworld 6/8
  • "Australian Regulator Requests Apple Penalty" [Paid Membership Required] 6/8
  • "Samsung sues Australia's patent commissioner to hinder Apple patent case" AppleInsider 6/8
  • "Apple likely to focus on iOS, Mac at WWDC: Developers conference to kick off Monday; new iPhone not expected"  MarketWatch 6/8
  • "As Apple, Google and Microsoft Kick Off Developer Events, Momentum Still With the iPhone"  AllThingsD 6/8
  • "Apple: The Living Room Invasion Is At Hand"  Seeking Alpha 6/8
  • "Apple Enterprise Dollars Looming Larger: Analyst" TheStreet 6/8
  • "Apple vs. Motorola Mobility Matchup Called on Account of Judge's Annoyance" AllThingsD 6/8
  • "Judge dismisses Apple-Motorola legal spat" V3 6/8
  • "Samsung sues Australia's patent commissioner over Apple row: Samsung is suing the Australian patent commissioner in the latest twist in its intellectual property clash with Apple." BBC 6/8
  • "Apple may seek to stop U.S. launch of Galaxy phone" Reuters 6/8
  • "Apple's Proposed 'Spaceship' Campus Comes Alive in New Floor Plans" Wired 6/8
  • "Revised 'Campus 2' Documents Shed More Light On Apple's New Spaceship Building" TechCrunch 6/8
  • "Revised Cupertino campus plans show revised underground auditorium" AppleInsider 6/8
  • "Apple to Release New Tracking Tool for App Developers" [Paid Membership Required] 6/8
  • "Mountain Lion: What We Know Heading into WWDC" PCWorld 4:41 PM
  • "A Visit To The Pre-WWDC Mountain Lion Rumor Mill" TechCrunch 5:03 PM
  • "Steve Jobs on computer file systems: 'Why is the file system the face of the OS?'" AppleTell 6/9
  • "Adobe Patches Critical Flash Bugs, Ships Sandboxed Plug-in for Firefox" PCWorld 6/9
  • "Mac app updated with 'Retina graphics,' adds fuel to rumors: A Mac OS X-based application, FolderWatch, has been updated with support for Retina displays. Is that a hint that Apple will be launching Macs with that feature soon?" CNET News 6/8
  • "Retina-ready apps begin to appear in Apple's Mac App Store ahead of WWDC" The Next Web 6/8
  • "Here's Some Proof That Apple Is About To Introduce Retina Display For Macs" Business Insider 6/8
  • "Retina Display Apps Now Available On Mac App Store" Apple Bitch 6/8
  • "'Retina' App Appears in Mac App Store, But Developer Tamps Down WWDC Hype" Wired 6/8
  • "Retina, really? Maybe on select MacBooks: Will Retina finally come to the MacBook? Yes, on certain models, says fresh speculation." CNET News 6/8
  • "Using the current version of Safari on my 10.6.8 MBP, I'm unable to connect to the Internet via WiFi at United's Club lounge at the San Francisco Airport. I get a spinning wheel and then a message that the server isn't responding and a timeout. Multiple times. When I tried it using Chrome, I was able to connect quickly with no problems. Closed Chrome, tried using Safari, and ran into the same problems. It seems that Safari's version 5 has become increasingly problematic with each upgrade." MacInTouch 6/8
  • "Found search utility for OS X review" AppleTell 5:09 PM
  • "Chrome Fails: Still not there but some features are too good to miss out on" Rixstep 12:03 PM
  • "How To Create An 'iMessage Me' Link For Your Personal Website" Redmond Pie 12:12 PM
  • "How To Set Instagram Photos As A Beautiful Desktop Screensaver On Mac" Redmond Pie 6/9
  • "MacPaw Tool Will Quickly, Easily Clean, Monitor, Unmount Your Drives" MacNews 6/8
  • "Automatically Download TV Shows to Your Mac" Macinstruct 6/8
  • "MacMost Now 719: Windows PC to Mac Keyboard Shortcuts" MacMost 6/8
  • "Kill The Finder? Or, Add More Features? This Free Mac App Aims To Improve The Mac's Finder" NoodleMac 6/8
  • "Join The Latest Mac Rage: Analyze The Email On Your Mac" TeraTalks 6/8
  • "How To Make Apps Open Faster On Your Mac, Use Less Memory On Low RAM Macs" Mac 360 6/8
  • "3 Ways To Love The Geekiest Of All Mac Calculators" BohemianBoomer 6/8
  • "Particle Debris: A New Mac Pro Design Could be Very Cool" The Mac Observer 6/8
  • "FolderWatch: We meant HiDPI graphics, and don't know if Apple will show off retina displays at WWDC" The Next Web 6/8
  • "New Macs (Including Mac Pro) Expected at WWDC, Pros and Cons of Sandboxing, and More" Low End Mac 6/8
Press Releases
  • "Parallels updates Desktop 7 for Mac to include Windows 8 Support" AppleTell 8:06 PM
  • "Adobe patches critical Flash Player holes; adds support for Mac OS X Gatekeeper" ZDNet 6/8
  • "Parallels Desktop adds free Windows 8 download, install" FairerPlatform 6/8
  • "Do you spend a lot of time moving and zooming windows, so you can better see and work with all the content on your Mac? Instead of doing that work yourself, let Moom handle the task for you." Many Tricks 6/8
  • "SnipEdges 1.0 for Mac OS X - Drag-and-Drop Snippet Manager" prMac 6/8
General Interest/Potpourri
  • "Made for App: future of television/A mini-series developed for iPad may have TV networks watching in horror, reports Sacha Molitorisz." Melbourne Age 8:05 AM
  • "Apple 1 will work yet another wonder" Boston Globe [Free Registration Required] 7:32 AM
  • "App tracks, shares data on migraines: A Boston startup has developed a free app aimed at giving the 35 million Americans who suffer from migraines a way to track them and share the information with their doctors." Boston Herald 7:31 AM
  • "Liveblog: WWDC 2012 Edition" MacStories 5:07 PM
  • "Apple's WWDC 2012 keynote is tomorrow -- get your liveblog right here!" Engadget 1:49 PM
  • "Ars gear: WWDC 2012 liveblog style/See the hardware we'll be using to cover the WWDC 2012 keynote on Monday." Ars Technica 5:36 PM
  • "Our liveblog of the WWDC 2012 keynote starts at 10AM PT, June 11th" The Verge 6/9
  • "Windows 8 tweeners take on Apple/Next Apple-Microsoft battle royale: tablets and tweeners." CNET News 6/9
  • "7 out of 10 apps are for iOS, iPhone and iPad devs earn four times more revenue" iMore 6/9
  • "Apple planning underground auditorium in new campus" Crave @ CNET 6/9
  • "Apple Completes The Formality With iOS 6 Banner" Apple'n'Apps 6/9
  • "Broken iPhone? That's No Problem if it's in a cellhelmet Case" ["Originally, Kane and McHenry, who cofounded, an online store selling cell phone accessories, strived to create an unbreakable iPhone case. They soon found it impossible to do without the unwanted bulky exterior."] Patch 6/9
  • "Mitt Romney becomes first politician to use Apple's iAd service" AppleInsider 6/9
  • "First Apple computer heads to Sotheby's" AFP 6/9
  • "Men (and women) in black to honor Steve Jobs for WWDC" Los Angeles Times [Paid Membership Required] 6/8
  • "'Shameless' Jobs will be forgotten in 50 years, author: 'And of the great entrepreneurs of this era people will have forgotten Steve Jobs. Who's Steve Jobs again?' said Malcolm Gladwell"  Macworld UK 6/8
  • "Malcolm Gladwell on entrepreneurship: history will remember Bill Gates, forget Steve Jobs"  The Verge 6/8
  • "Matthew Modine to play Sculley in indie Jobs flick" Indie Research 6/8
  • "Will Windows 8 Take on Apple? Apple Inc., maker of the iconic iPad, was absent—as usual—from the Computex computer show this week, but despite that the company's influence was everywhere." [Paid Membership Required] 6/8
  • "Apple iPad sales drop by Double Digits in Europe: Apple fondleslab sales tumbled after the buying frenzy around its third generation iPad died down, Context numbers reveal." Channel Register 6/8
  • "Apple's Phil Schiller profiled: Steve Jobs' clown and confidant/Profile examines the difference between the 'clown' we see on stage during Apple keynotes and the man nicknamed Mini-Me by colleagues" Macworld UK 6/8
  • "This is where Apple will give keynotes in a few years and a hundred other Campus 2 renderings [Gallery]"  9 to 5 Mac 6/8
  • "This Is The Gigantic Underground Auditorium Where Apple Will Unveil All Its Future Products" Cult of Mac 6/8
  • "Three out of four iPhone buyers now opt for the 4S: Almost 40 per cent of iPhones are bought by customers switching from Android or BlackBerry, reveals survey" Macworld UK 6/8
  • "Foxconn workers riot: Workers at a southwestern China plant of Foxconn, Apple's main manufacturer, went on the rampage this week after a dispute in a restaurant turned violent, a Chinese government website said." Telegraph 6/8
  • "Watchdog relieves iPhone 5 scammers of £10k: Dodgy adverts earns fine from premium-rate line regulator" The Register 6/8
  • "Liveblog: WWDC 2012 keynote at 10am PDT on June 11" Ars Technica 6/8
  • "Join CNET Monday for live coverage of Apple's WWDC" CNET News 6/8
  • "Get a pre-paid iPhone for just $30 per month" TG Daily 6/8
  • "Facebook vows its new App Center won't compete with Apple" Associated Press [Free Registration Required] 6/8
  • "Facebook Launches App Center, Admits It Is An Advertising Company" ReadWriteWeb 6/8
  • "Facebook App Center goes live" TG Daily 6/8
  • "Over 7,000 iPads scheduled to land at airports" CBS News 6/8
  • "New iPads to come to restaurants in three airports" MacNN 6/8
  • "Camera+ Turned Down Acquisitions From Adobe, Google, Twitter; Also Says 'F*ck The VCs'" TechCrunch 6/8
  • "NYC may let iPhones hail taxis" TUAW 6/8
  • "AIA: Nemetschek Talks with Architosh" Architosh 6/8
  • "Karl Lagerfeld's 'beyond spoiled' kitten uses iPad, has personal maids" MSNBC 6/8
Non-Apple News
  • "Motorola's Next Super Phone Leaked: Meet Verizon's Droid RAZR HD" TechCrunch 6/9
  • "Say What? Google Invents Cooling Systems for Blade Servers" Patent Bolt 6/8
  • "Microsoft Invents Nifty Detachable Dual Display Smartphone" Patent Bolt 6/8
  • "Robot mimics cockroach's vanishing act" TG Daily 6/8
  • "Hefty book serves up printed version of Google search results" CNET News 6/8
  • "Google Trusted Stores scheme aims to reassure nervous shoppers" ZDNet UK 6/8
  • "New Google challenge of Amazon" Reuters 6/8
  • "Push for two-screen gaming" Reuters 6/8
  • "Hand-warmer Mouse? iPhone Proximity Alarm? Pen Phone? Why Not?" IDG News Service 6/8
  • "Tactus Unveils Physical Keyboard for Touch-Screen Displays" PC Magazine 6/8
  • "Logitech slashes 450 jobs: Peripherals maker 'saddened' by cost cutting programme" Channel Register 6/8
  • "High-tech rats to root out land mines" EE Times 6/8
  • "Flame malware makers send 'suicide' code: The creators of the Flame malware have sent a 'suicide' command that removes it from some infected computers." BBC 6/8
  • "Bangladesh suffers internet disruption after cut cable" BBC 6/8
  • "MetroPCS lands Huawei's first U.S. LTE phone, Activa 4G" CNET News 6/8
  • "Facebook Introduces Mobile Software Bazaar With 600 Apps" Bloomberg 6/8
  • "New Samsung CEO to Have Less Clout" [Paid Membership Required] 6/8
  • "The Vergecast 033 - 06.08.2012" The Verge 6/9
  • "Ted Landau Discusses Traveling to Paris, His iPad and iPhone" MacNotables 6/9
  • "New Macs at WWDC, 3D Maps, Ivy Bridge, Chick-Fil-A + More! (Podcast)" Insanely Great Mac 6/8
  • "Post-PC Apple Still Can't Shake Intel, Nvidia" Forbes 9:46 PM
  • "iOS 6 to dump support for original iPad, 3rd-generation iPod Touch? Both devices missing from a purported full list of developer releases for Apple's next-generation mobile OS."  CNET News 4:39 PM
  • "Apple Releasing iOS 6 Beta Build 10A5316k and Safari 6 Developer Preview at WWDC?" MacRumors 12:42 PM
  • "Apple Is Going to Unveil iOS 6 Tomorrow" Brighthand 8:53 PM
  • "Project Magenta aims to create open-source iOS clone" The Verge 7:52 AM
  • "You Will Soon Be Able To Downgrade iPhone 3GS / 3G 06.15.00 Baseband To 05.13.04 With Working Unlock+GPS" Redmond Pie 8:02 AM
  • "Apple to launch app tracking tool at WWDC" Crave @ CNET 6/9
  • "Here's what Apple's new app tracking tool could look like" VentureBeat 6/9
  • "Apple TV SDK coming next week, allowing third-party apps" Crave @ CNET 6/9
  • "iOS 6 reveal confirmed for Apple WWDC" Neowin 6/9
  • "Check Out This Stunning New iOS 6 Concept!" MacTrast 6/9
  • "iPhone 5 outer frame emerges, indicates longer display and thinner form factor" Network World 6/9
  • "What Can We Expect From iOS 6?" MacTrast 6/9
  • "Apple iPhone 5 Will Look Like This? 3D Renderings Of Next iPhone Based On Leaked Parts Make Rumors Alive [Photos & Video] International Business Times 6/9
  • "Give Your iPhone A New Look With This Drop Dead Gorgeous iOS Theme [Jailbreak] Inside Apple 6/9
  • "Apple to introduce TV SDK at WWDC"  BGR 6/8
  • "App Developers Signal Apple Allegiance Ahead of WWDC and Google I/O" Flurry 6/8
  • "WWDC Banner Confirms iOS 6 Discussion and Name" MacRumors 6/8
  • "Banners Confirm Arrival of iOS 6 at WWDC" PC Magazine 6/8
  • "iOS 6 announcement confirmed by conference center banner" MSNBC 6/8
  • "Apple's new UDID-free tracking tool will increase user privacy: In the coming weeks, Apple reportedly plans to detail a new tracking tool for mobile developers that will better protect the privacy of iOS users than the current system." AppleInsider 6/8
  • "Apple may replace UDID with new, privacy-conscious tracking system" Ars Technica 6/8
  • "Apple still expected to retire 17-inch MacBook Pro in 2012" AppleInsider 6/8
  • "High Resolution 'iPhone 5' Renderings Based on Leaked Parts" MacRumors 6/8
  • "iPhone 5 rumor rollup for the week ending June 8" Network World 6/8
  • "iPads Are Pushing Low-End Tablet Prices Still Lower: Report" eWeek 6/8
  • "Apple MacBook Air wedge patent bad news for ultrabooks?" Crave @ CNET 6/8
  • "Apple Patents the MacBook Air's Wedge Design — Bad News for Ultrabook Makers" Wired 6/8
  • "Apple iPhone to Add Baidu Search in China, Dump Google" Patently Apple 6/8
  • "iPhone 4S drawdown ahead of Apple's next model is smaller than expected" AppleInsider 6/8
Price Trackers/Deals
  • "Tiny Invaders For iPhone and iPad Is Free Today (Was $0.99)" Apple Sliced 12:01 PM
  • "Tiny Invaders For iPhone and iPad Is Free Today (Was $0.99)" Apple Sliced 12:01 PM
  • "Paper Racer For iPhone and iPad Is Temporarily Available For Free (Normally $1.99)" Apple Sliced 6/9
  • "Snabbit For iPhone and iPad Is Free Right Now (Previously $1.99)" Apple Sliced 6/9
  • "Drag the Rope For iPhone Is Free Today (Was $0.99)" Apple Sliced 6/9
  • "WordSurge For iPhone and iPad Is Temporarily Available For Free (Normally $0.99)" Apple Sliced 6/8
  • "Third Blade For iPhone Is Free Right Now (Previously $0.99)" Apple Sliced 6/8
  • "Pattern Puzzle For iPhone and iPad Is Free Today (Was $0.99)" Apple Sliced 6/8
  • "MacBook Air Prices & Sales" MacPrices 6/8
  • "MacBook Pro Prices & Sales" MacPrices 6/8

  • "Apple iPhone 4S review" T3 8:04 AM
  • "AR.Drone 2.0: An Awesome, High-Flying Father's Day Gift [Review] Mashable 8:44 PM
  • "Twelve South BookBook for iPad review: A novelty iPad case for book lovers" Macworld UK 7:43 AM
  • "Try Brenthaven's new eco-friendly Bionic iPad case" Examiner 6/9
  • "Much-improved Mac minis debut in the nick of time: Apple had pushed out much-improved Mac minis." Seattle Times 6/9
  • "Incase Ari Marcopoulos Camera and iPad Bag review" iMore 6/9
  • "Dausen iPhone pico projector battery case at Computex 2012 (hands-on Video)" Engadget 6/9
  • "Review/Steve Jobs: The Lost Interview" ["What it is is an unedited 70-minute interview, a single fixed camera shot, that the then-40-year-old Jobs granted to Robert X. Cringely, a technology writer and former Apple employee, in 1995, while he was still in exile from Apple."] Arkansas Democrat-Gazette 6/8
  • "Thunderbolt 'Bridge': LaCie eSATA Hub" Bare Feats 6/8
  • "Hauppauge MyTV 2Go: Compact, Wi-Fi-accessible Freeview TV tuner." Register Hardware 6/8
  • "SuperTooth's DISCO Portable Stereo Speaker Is Wireless" The Mac Observer 6/8
  • "FatCat mPower PowerBar 4200 Travel Charger For iPhone, iPad, Et Al. 'Book Mystique Review" MacPrices 6/8
  • "Botanicula a hypnotically fascinating Mac game" Macworld 6/8
iPad/iPhone/iPod touch Apps
  • "Warning: Apple's new Jam Session may be addictive" San Jose Mercury News [Free Registration Required] 6:26 PM
  • "Never Worry About Your Data Limit Again With DataMan Pro for iPad [Review] Cult of Mac 7:33 PM
  • "10 reasons to check out Funny Or Die's iPad magazine" GigaOM 7:38 AM
  • "Diptic: Useful Photo Collage app for the iPhone and iPad" eXtensions 7:24 AM
  • "Hands on with Facebook's App Center" PCWorld 6/9
  • "Review: TrustR – Make Your iPhone Extra Safe And Secure" MacTrast 6/9
  • "Color Splash Studio for iPhone review" iMore 6/9
  • "KloutScore for iPhone review" iMore 6/9
  • "Need a Quick Opinion? There's An App For That" Mashable 6/9
  • "Adobe Photoshop Express Now Enhanced With Retina iPad Support And More Expansion Packs" App Advice 6/9
  • "iOS Potty-training Apps Perfect for Father's Day" PCWorld 6/9
  • "Send The Evil Alien Robbers To Their Doom In Amazing Shape Shifters And Win A Copy" App Advice 6/9
  • "I don't anymore: Apps to help with the details of divorce" Los Angeles Times [Paid Membership Required] 6/8
  • "The Week in iOS Apps: Once upon a time..." Macworld 6/8
  • "Incoboto for iPad review: The surprisingly happy tale of one boy and his pet sun at the end of the universe" Macworld UK 6/8
  • "Mass Effect: Infiltrator review/A visually stunning but cynical Mass Effect spinoff for iPad" Macworld UK 6/8
  • "Monty Python: The Holy Book of Days for iPad review" AppleTell 6/8
  • "How To Set Animated Wallpapers On Your iPhone Lock Screen" Redmond Pie 1:51 PM
  • "Delete Site-Specific Cookies in Safari on iOS" OS X Daily 5:09 PM
  • "Empty iOS App Folders in an Instant" Lifehacker 6/9
  • "Prepaid iPhones are cheaper in the long run, but you pay more up front" Houston Chronicle 6/8
  • "Why a prepaid iPhone is an amazing deal for bargain hunters: Even though it'll cost you full price for an iPhone on a prepaid carrier, Ask Maggie explains how it will still save you nearly $1,000 by going prepaid for the iPhone." CNET News 6/8
  • "Virgin Prepaid iPhones: Do The Math/Apple iPhones soon will be available from at least two prepaid providers, so we crunch the numbers to find the least expensive option." InformationWeek 6/8
  • "WWDC Day Zero: Keynote prep" iMore 9:00 PM
  • "Every New Product Apple Is Going To Announce At Its Big Event This Week" Business Insider 8:57 PM
  • "At WWDC, context matters for hardware announcements" Macworld 7:51 PM
  • "Will The Original iPad Be Unable To Support iOS 6?" App Advice 7:35 PM
  • "Cassandra -Monday Review: It Will Soon be Friday" eXtensions 7:34 PM
  • "I'm Totally Blown Away By This iPhone Mod That Turns Your iPhone 4/4S into 'iPhone 5'" M.I.C. Gadget 5:05 PM
  • "Is the iPhone overcrowding the world's 3G networks?" GigaOM 5:00 PM
  • "Video: Malcolm Gladwell dissing Steve Jobs" Fortune 5:00 PM
  • "5 'Evil Siri' Videos That May Make You Chuckle" PCWorld 4:41 PM
  • "Why we would've been better off without the iPod: Crave's Eric Mack kicks off WWDC week by imagining a world where Apple never revolutionized digital music and finds it might not be that bad a place, in fact it could be an improvement." CNET News 1:51 PM
  • "Does Apple's use of famous stars in ads show weakness? It's rare for Apple to lean on famous people to sell its wares. Does its current use of John Malkovich, Samuel L. Jackson, and Zooey Deschanel show a certain populist crassness? Or even a lack of ideas?" CNET News 1:49 PM
  • "OS X and iOS 6 at WWDC 12" AppleTell 12:41 PM
  • "WWDC 2012: What to expect/This year's conference, the first post-Steve Jobs, could be the biggest yet" Computerworld 12:19 PM
  • "What to expect at the Worldwide Developers Conference 2012" It's All Tech 12:14 PM
  • "Is it Time for Apple to launch their Cellular MacBook Pro?"  Patently Apple 11:57 AM
  • "Apple: It's The Week We've All Been Waiting For" Seeking Alpha 7:55 AM
  • "The big challenge for apps making the leap to TV: Turning 'me' into 'we'"  The Next Web 7:53 AM
  • "Apple's Nano-SIM Victory Solves a Problem That Doesn't Exist" Forbes 7:30 AM
  • "Will the Apple Television be mobile? Literally?" Examiner 6/9
  • "Apple Just Got Clearance to Wage War on Ultrabooks" The Motley Fool 6/9
  • "Why Does Apple Inspire So Much Hate?" Cult of Mac 6/9
  • "What Is That iPhone Really Worth? A Fool Dives In." The Motley Fool 6/9
  • "Apple WWDC: What's On The Radar" UberGizmo 6/9
  • "Last Chance for Your Apple WWDC Predictions" Techland 6/9
  • "Which Apple WWDC Notebook Rumors Are Most Likely To Come True?" TechCrunch 6/9
  • "Android vs. iPhone- one size fits all? @dannysullivan" ECPM Blog 6/9
  • "T-Mobile testing iPhone compatible 3G network; iPhone announcement looming?" Edible Apple 6/9
  • "War of the Steve Jobs films starts as Apple developers arrive in SF" The Drum 6/9
  • "Apple is About to Reduce Google's Revenues" Forbes 6/9
  • "[Rumor] Apple to add an App Store to the Apple TV OS" AppleTell 6/9
  • "Gladwell: History Will Revere Gates, Forget Jobs" PC Magazine 6/9
  • "Video: $149 MacBook Air Clone Runs Android Ice Cream Sandwich" LAPTOP Magazine 6/9
  • "Sprint's Virgin Mobile Prepaid iPhone Service Is Exactly What It Needs To Compete" Seeking Alpha 6/9
  • "The Macalope Weekly: Executive suite" Macworld 6/9
  • "iPhone 5 release date blow for fans as WWDC banners hint at new iOS 6 only" Metro UK 6/9
  • "Think Business is Adopting the iPhone? Not So Fast..." Run Around Tech 6/9
  • "Applesauce: All Things Apple" redOrbit 6/9
  • "6 things I want to see in iOS 6" GigaOM 6/9
  • "Opinion: The 18-inch Windows 8 Tablet that could crush the iPad" Digital Trends 6/9
  • "Android's one killer feature that trumps the iPhone: With Apple's iOS 6 on the horizon, it's important to note that there's still one big thing that Android does a lot better than iPhone." CNET News 6/9
  • "Mobile Advertising: The $20B Opportunity Mirage" Monday Note 5:05 PM
  • "Reality check: Facebook: The most successful IPO in history" FairerPlatform 11:59 AM
  • "Predicting the Rise and Rise of 3-D" New York Times [Free/Paid Registration Required] 6/8
  • "AWS: Can anyone catch Amazon's cloud?" ZDNet UK 6/8
  • "Has Oracle's Ellison finally stepped over the line?" ZDNet 6/8
  • "The X is dead, long live the X" ZDNet 6/8
  • "Razer's crazy new Artemis concept PC game controller" ZDNet 6/8
  • "Why Do Some Programming Languages Live And Others Die?" Wired Magazine 6/8
  • "HP Z1 quad-core Xeon 27in PC: All in one workstation, anyone?" Register Hardware 6/8
  • "Galaxy S III loses in iPhone 4 drop test" TG Daily 6/8
  • "Quick guide to password protection" V3 6/8
  • "Can't Find the Gadgets You Want? Here Are the Parts to Build Your Own" IDG News Service 6/8
  • "9 Warning Signs of Bad IT Architecture" [Slideshow] PCWorld 6/8
  • "Stupid security mistakes: Things you missed while doing the hard stuff" ITworld 6/8
  • "How Charles Dickens helped crack your LinkedIn password" IDG News Service 6/8
  • "In defense of the private cloud -- sorta" InfoWorld 6/8
  • "Mobile devices bring cloud storage -- and security risks -- to work" Computerworld 6/8
  • "Should Your Next Smartphone Be A Phablet? Phablets may very well find a niche in vertical and specialized markets, but there's a convenience problem for mainstream business and enterprise users." InformationWeek 6/8
  • "Facebook App Center has its kinks (First Take)" Download 6/8
  • "The future of TV (maybe): Outfits like NimbleTV and Aereo want to finally fulfill the promise of web TV. But disrupting the massive home-entertainment industry won't be easy." Fortune 6/8
  • "Three-Minute Tech: How noise-canceling headphones work" TechHive 6/8
  • "Analyst: I Met With A Big Computer Maker And There Was A 'General Lack Of Enthusiasm' For Windows 8" Business Insider 6/8
  • "Hilarious 'Fotoshop by Adobé' Video Spoofs Pixel Perfection" Forbes 6/9
Press Releases/Products/Public Relations
  • "Updates to iOS Apps: Echograph, Photolr and Fancy" eXtensions 7:59 PM
  • "Trygger Camera Case Adds a Polarizing Filter to Your iPhone 4/4S" iClarified 7:28 PM
  • "Dunno Is an Automated, Cross-Platform Research Assistant" Lifehacker 5:05 PM
  • "Emergency Medicine for Dummies - New App Released" prMac 7:43 AM
  • "Cat Games 1.5 for iPad Releases to the App Store" prMac 7:43 AM
  • "Create Beautiful Slideshows With Kinetic Light" prMac 7:43 AM
  • "Spielhaus releases Cow Bird for iOS / Mac and proves that cows can fly" prMac 7:43 AM
  • "Majestyk Apps introduce Reproduce! 1.0 for iOS - Memory Game" prMac 7:43 AM
  • "LEGO Harry Potter: Years 5-7 Updated - Adds Five All-New Game Center Leaderboards" App Advice 7:39 AM
  • "Despite Its Damaged Rep, iFitness Is Back For Another Attempt" App Advice 7:39 AM
  • "There's Finally a Wookiee iPhone Case To Match Your Awesome Chewbacca Hoodie" Gizmodo 6/9
  • "Roller Journal now available on the iPad" AppleTell 6/9
  • "SplitMail for iPad [jailbreak] iMore 6/9
  • "OmniPlan for iPad now available for $49.99" The Verge 6/9
  • "Experience Metro With Splashtop's Android And iPad Windows 8 Metro Testbed App" TechCrunch 6/9
  • "Airline TycoonDeluxe landing on iOS platforms" prMac 6/9
  • "Grimm's Frog King 1.0 for iPad - Traditional + Modern Versions" prMac 6/9
  • "AppIt Ventures Launches Business Plan Writing App for iPad" prMac 6/9
  • "Funny Figures is a new social drawing game for iPhone and iPad" prMac 6/9
  • "Apple's Guide on iOS Security Features Enables IAD Developers" prMac 6/9
  • "iPhone App and Website Makes it Easy to Challenge Anyone, Anywhere" prMac 6/9
  • "Tiny Bee HD - The small bee now in XXL" prMac 6/9
  • "Arcadie for iPhone offers 8-bit gaming in a miniature form factor" Coolest Gadgets 6/9
  • "The World's first Invisible iPhone wallet" PRWeb 6/9
Computer Industry
  • "Analysis: Stakes high as 'Wintel' puts all its chips on Windows 8" Reuters 7:34 AM
  • "Microsoft's SmartGlass May Be New Gold Mine" Seeking Alpha 12:09 PM
  • "Apple and Microsoft to push rival visions" Financial Times [Paid Membership Required] 7:46 AM
  • "Microsoft Sorry For Gaffe That Gives New Meaning to Norwegian Wood" Wired Magazine 7:35 AM
  • "Hotmail becomes Newmail, leaked screens show Metro refresh" Crave @ CNET 7:31 AM
  • "With Meg Whitman, HP Can Likely Turn Things Around" Seeking Alpha 7:40 AM
  • "IBM Gives The 2012 French Open Men's Final A New Spin" Forbes 7:46 AM
  • "Google faces July deadline over antitrust probe: Google must come up with proposals to address its dominance of the web search market by early next month or face regulatory intervention, the European Commission has said." Telegraph 7:48 AM
  • "Linus Torvalds on Windows 8, UEFI, and Fedora" ZDNet 5:06 PM
  • "LinkedIn Tries to Reassure Users Following Password Theft" [Paid Membership Required] 5:03 PM
  • "LinkedIn Breach Exposes Light Security Even at Data Companies" New York Times [Free/Paid Registration Required] 4:40 PM
  • "Sprint working on Google Wallet alternative? New effort would be a setback for Google, which counts Sprint as its only carrier partner currently offering the Web giant's mobile payments service." CNET News 4:39 PM
  • "Smart phones make dumb drivers: No easy fix for distracted driving" Associated Press 1:50 PM
  • "MIT Psychologist, Sherry Turkle, Says Facebook For Pre-Teens is 'Agonizing'" TechCrunch 1:50 PM
  • "World Map Of Social Networks Shows Facebook's Global Dominance" The Next Web 12:13 PM
  • "4 Reasons To Buy Microsoft When Markets Plunge" Seeking Alpha 5:00 PM
  • "New Windows Phone store lets you wear your 'I heart WP' on your sleeve" Engadget 7:39 AM
  • "Switched On: E3, Screen Two" Engadget 5:09 PM
  • "Prometheus tech we love, and how close we are to having it" Digital Trends 1:51 PM
  • "Is there no alternative to public shaming on YouTube?" CNET News 1:49 PM
  • "The Re-Imagination Of Everything: I'm Pissed That The Future's Not Here Fast Enough" TechCrunch 7:49 AM
  • "What I Like About How Zuckerberg Runs Facebook" Seeking Alpha 7:55 AM
  • "Telefónica to Sell China Unicom Stake" [Paid Membership Required] 4:42 PM
  • "Facebook flotation may have cost UBS $350m" The Guardian 4:17 PM
  • "Want A Piece Of Nasdaq's $40M Facebook Settlement?" Forbes 7:29 AM
Finances (Click heading for current Apple Stock price.)
Apple News
  • "WWDC Monday Is A Horrible Day to Buy Apple Stock" Forbes 5:08 PM
  • "Volatility Down Sharply For Both Apple And Amazon" Seeking Alpha 1:49 PM
  • "Could Camera Rumors Ignite Apple Stock?" Seeking Alpha 12:29 PM
  • "Chart Review: Apple Finally Closes At A Week High But Resistance Awaits" ForexPros 8:03 AM
  • "Apple: WWDC a 'Platform War,' Says Evercore; JMP Sizes Macs' Advantages" Barron's 6/8
  • "How You Can Trade The Apple World Wide Developers Conference Next Week" Seeking Alpha 6/8
  • "How many jobs has Apple created in the U.S.?" CBS News 6/8
  • "What Is Apple's Dividend Likely To Be In The Next 5 Years?" Seeking Alpha 6/8
Industry News
  • "Apple flexes muscles to lead broad tech gains" MarketWatch 6/8
  • "U.S. stock indexes rise on hope for Europe" MarketWatch 6/8
  • "S&P 500 Caps Best Week In 2012 Amid Optimism On Spain" Bloomberg 6/8
  • "Stocks Post Biggest Weekly Gains of 2012" CNBC 6/8
  • "Dow Books Biggest Weekly Gain of 2012" TheStreet 6/8
  • "Stocks: Best week of 2012" CNNMoney 6/8
  • "Week Wraps Up With a Win: Stocks rallied Friday, extending major benchmarks' biggest weekly gains of the year, as speculation about potential Spanish bailout talks this weekend buoyed sentiment." [Paid Membership Required] 6/8
  • "Stocks likely to struggle: U.S. stocks could struggle Friday on investor disappointment that Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke did not signal more stimulus is on the horizon." CNNMoney 6/8
  • "China Rate Cut Spooks Asia Markets" [Paid Membership Required] 6/8
  • "Asian Stocks Fall as Policy Makers Struggle to Reinforce Growth" Bloomberg 6/8
  • "Asia Markets: Asia stocks get hit after China rate cut, Fed/Nikkei sinks 2.1%, but ends week up, snapping 9-week losing streak" MarketWatch 6/8
  • "Spanish Stocks Rally; Europe Stocks End Week Higher" [Paid Membership Required] 6/8
  • "European Stocks Retreat on German Export Drop, Spanish Downgrade" Bloomberg 6/8
  • "Europe Markets: Spain rallies as Europe stocks end week higher" MarketWatch 6/8
  • "World markets hit by Bernanke, Spain" CNNMoney 6/8
  • "Most active Nasdaq-traded stocks: Nasdaq's 10 most active stocks at 1 p.m." Associated Press 6/8
  • "Midday Glance: Computer companies/Computer companies shares mixed at 1 p.m." Associated Press 6/8
  • "Final Glance: Computer companies" CBS News 6/8

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