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  • "Judge halts U.S. sales of Samsung Galaxy Tab: A U.S. judge on Tuesday backed Apple Inc's request to stop Samsung Electronics selling its Galaxy Tab 10.1 tablet in the United States, giving the iPhone maker a significant win in the global smartphone and tablet patent wars."  Reuters 8:04 AM
  • "Apple Wins Preliminary Injunction Against Samsung Tablet" Bloomberg 8:06 AM
  • "Samsung's Galaxy Tab 10.1 blocked from sale in the US" IDG News Service 8:50 AM
  • "US Court Sides With Apple Over Patent Fight" Sky News 8:07 AM
  • "Apple suit judge: Samsung must halt Galaxy sales/Judge orders Samsung to halt sales of Galaxy tablet computer, says Apple patent suit 'strong'" Associated Press 8:01 AM
  • "Galaxy Tab 10.1 banned in the U.S. over design patent, Friday hearing surprisingly canceled" Foss Patents 11:04 AM
  • "Apple wins U.S. sales injunction against Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1" ZDNet 8:26 AM
  • "Apple Patent Wins: Samsung Tablet Blocked from US and Apple Awarded 27 New Patents" PCWorld 11:23 AM
  • "Apple wins US ban on Samsung's Galaxy Tab 10.1: A US judge has granted Apple's request to ban Samsung Galaxy Tabs 10.1 in the US over a single patent." The Register 8:51 AM
  • "Why Apple beats 'unfair' Samsung Galaxy design in US court"  Computerworld 8:18 AM
  • "How Apple won a ban on Samsung's Galaxy Tab 10.1" Fortune 8:31 AM
  • "Apple wins preliminary injunction on U.S. sales of Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1" GigaOM 8:19 AM
  • "Strategy Analytics: Apple iPhone Generates US$150 Billion of Revenues since Launch"  Business Wire 8:25 AM
  • "Strategy Analytics: Apple Has Shipped 250M iPhones, Made $150B In Revenues In The Past 5 Years" TechCrunch 8:31 AM
  • "Five years later, iPhone revenue hits $150 billion" CNET News 8:50 AM
  • "iPhone 5 Likely To Support China Mobile's Massive 3G Network" Forbes 3:31 PM
  • "Apple Changes Its OS X Security Tune" MacNewsWorld 9:02 AM
  • "Mountain Lion Security Update system checks for downloads daily, installs them automatically" The Verge 8:22 AM
  • "Silent security updates coming to Apple's OS X Mountain Lion" ZDNet 11:38 AM
  • "Apple Said To Prepare ITunes Changes To Improve Sharing" Bloomberg 9:57 PM
  • "Apple reportedly readying major iTunes Store overhaul for late 2012" AppleInsider 11:12 PM
  • "Microsoft targets iTunes with Windows 8 dev revenue shares" T3 8:40 AM
  • "Apple offers Retina display Q&A to confused users: Confused about what display settings to use? Apple has the answers" Macworld UK 8:28 AM
  • "Apple: The Retina Display is Confusing" Kirkville 9:02 AM
  • "Apple Quietly Releases Mountain Lion Server Guide, Previews The Future Of Mac Management" Cult of Mac 2:48 PM
  • "Google Chrome crashing new MacBook Airs: Chrome's interaction with the Air's Intel HD 4000 graphics appears to be causing kernel panics for some." MacFixIt 2:45 PM
  • "New MacBook Air Crashing? Blame Google Chrome, Probably" Gizmodo 8:34 AM
  • "New MacBook Air Freezing? Try Using Safari or Chrome Canary For Now" OS X Daily 9:02 AM
  • "Mac OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion Developer Preview 4" BYTE 10:41 AM
  • "Illustrator CS6 highlights interface overhaul and new capabilities" Macworld 11:22 AM
  • "Organize your Address Book with FormalAddress" Macworld 11:22 AM
  • "Trickster review: Mac OS X productivity app Blast gets new name, makeover, new features" Macworld UK 8:55 AM
  • "5 Quick Tips for Mastering Adobe Creative Suite 6" Mac|Life 2:43 PM
  • "The End Is Near for MobileMe: Replace Your iDisk with Dropbox" Kirkville 9:01 AM
  • "Bash Scripting – Getting Started" Amsys 10:28 AM
  • "MacMost Now 727: Safari Bookmarks Export Tricks" MacMost 7:51 AM
  • "How to Change the Margins in a Microsoft Word Document" Macinstruct 8:51 AM
  • "Mac Tip: Only Show Open Applications In The Dock" MacTrast 9:02 AM
  • "How to Change Case of Type Globally Using the Services Menu" Amsys 8:08 AM
  • "iTunes Tip: Find a File on Your Hard Disk" Kirkville 11:24 AM
  • "New in Safari 6: iCloud Tabs, Tab View, Share button, more" FairerPlatform 8:07 AM
  • "How To Use Your Mac And An App To Get All Your Data Back From Google" Mac 360 7:53 AM
  • "Review: A Classic Mac Text Editor Rises From The Ashes" McSolo 7:54 AM
  • "Share your iPhoto library with Aperture (or vice versa)" Mac OS X Hints 11:22 AM
  • "What? Your Mac's Battery Is Dead Again? Maybe You Need A Mac App Tamer (to save power)" Mac 360 7:54 AM
  • "How To Copy And Move Items Using A Cool Finder Toolbar Tool" TeraTalks 7:54 AM
  • "More Mac Fonts In A 99-cent Package (10-cents each for embossed fonts)" PixoBebo 7:53 AM
  • "So, You Want Secure Passwords? Click To Get Ultra Secure Passwords With A Free Mac App" NoodleMac 7:53 AM
  • "Free: A Little Mac App That Can Remap The Keyboard On Your Mac" BohemianBoomer 7:53 AM
  • "Do automatic OS X security updates signal a sea change at Apple? Experts say the move is positive, but it remains unclear if Apple has really changed its often criticized stance on security" CSO 12:03 PM
  • "Dave Lockwood and Geoff Strickler have it exactly right that a computer is not a simple appliance, where upgrades can have no regard for what came before. Computers are integrated into our work and personal lives. This is why Apple's repudiation of Rosetta represents a serious breach of faith. It could be mitigated substantially if Apple made it easy for vendors of virtualization solutions to install, say, single user Snow Leopard. Similar considerations apply to Classic." MacInTouch 11:11 AM
  • "Isn't one of the main features of Gatekeeper that it can allow only apps downloaded by the Mac App Store? What Gatekeeper gives you is three different ways of having an alert appear, but that's all it is - an alert. You can set Gatekeeper to put up an alert if you launch a non-App Store application, but you can still launch that application if you really want to." MacInTouch 11:10 AM
Press Releases
  • "BlueStacks ports Android apps to Mac: Piggybacking on the Google I/O conference, BlueStacks unveils its Android app player on OS X." Download 9:37 PM
  • "CloudPull 2.1.1" TidBITS 2:29 PM
  • "iOS Accounting App -Ledger 3.0 Released" ehMac 10:28 AM
  • "Digital Camera RAW Compatibility Update 3.14" FairerPlatform 9:47 AM
  • "Tension Software presents Email Obfuscator 1.1 for Mac OS X" Tension Software 9:31 AM
  • "Zevrix Releases BatchOutput PDF: Automates Printing of PDF Files" prMac 9:06 AM
  • "Remotix for Mac - Advanced Application For Comfortable Remote Activities" prMac 7:50 AM
General Interest/Potpourri
  • "iPhone changed phones forever"  BetaNews 8:55 AM
  • "What iPhone means to Apple: The numbers are staggering"  The Globe and Mail [Free Registration Required] 8:55 AM
  • "The iPhone Is 5 Years Old -- Let's Pause And Gawk In Awe At How It Has Changed The World"  Business Insider 8:33 AM
  • "Happy Birthday iPhone! 5 Years and $150 Billion in Revenues" Forbes 9:16 AM
  • "Apple Has Shipped 250 Million iPhones In The Past Five Years" Business Insider 8:58 AM
  • "Happy 5th Birthday to the iPhone" [Video Report] Bloomberg 11:15 AM
  • "App Retention Increasing; iPhone Crushes Android"  Localytics 8:31 AM
  • "Is Android Closing The Gap On Apple's iOS?" Seeking Alpha 11:02 AM
  • "Orbitz says 'we're not fixing Mac results' in hotel scandal: Online hotel booking business has responded claiming that they offer the same hotels in search, regardless of the platform" Macworld UK 8:27 AM
  • "Why Apple's Former Mobile Ad Chief Thinks His New Company Is Better Than iAd"  Business Insider 8:59 AM
  • "Apple's iPhone's Next 5 Years Tougher, Says Strategy Analytics" Barron's 10:36 AM
  • "Future-predicting system cuts app loading time" New Scientist 11:15 AM
  • "An App Keeps Spies Away from Your iPhone: A cryptography pioneer offers a simple way to fight electronic surveillance." Technology Review 8:55 AM
  • "Looks like Apple will make a big bet on clean power in Reno, too — Cleantech News and Analysis" GigaOM 2:40 PM
  • "Apple plans a $1B bet on Nevada" ZDNet 9:02 AM
  • "Tennessee Has Mercy On Its Drivers, Installs iPad Kiosks at DMVs" Gizmodo 9:15 AM
  • "AT&T & Verizon retain most iPhone users, Sprint gains more switchers" AppleInsider 9:15 AM
  • "18-year-old attends school by day, gets Apple scoops by night" Los Angeles Times [Paid Membership Required] 11:35 AM
  • "Steve Wozniak speaks out in favor of net neutrality, supports Megaupload" The Verge 8:23 AM
  • "Steve Wozniak Says The Case Against Kim Dotcom Is A Threat To Internet Innovation" Business Insider 8:33 AM
  • "Steve Wozniak: Case Against Megaupload, Kim Dotcom Is 'Ridiculous'" Mashable 2:48 PM
  • "These Are All The Shirts Apple Sells At The Company Store In Cupertino [Gallery] Cult of Mac 2:40 PM
Non-Apple News
  • "Exclusive: Google+ gets new feature to selectively pull in other-network updates" VentureBeat 2:49 PM
  • "MIT invention promises more immersive TV viewing" CNET News 2:41 PM
  • "The New King of Hawaii: Oracle CEO Larry Ellison is buying the island of Lanai. Locals wish Bill Gates had bought it instead." Slate 2:34 PM
  • "Rackspace bets big on free software model" MarketWatch 2:27 PM
  • "Amazon could slash Kindle Fire price to $149 as a new model approaches" ZDNet 1:47 PM
  • "Winamp 5.63 fixes four critical security vulnerabilities" ZDNet 1:46 PM
  • "Tech giants on trial as report reveals more Chinese factory abuses: VTech in the firing line as attention shifts from Foxconn" The Register 1:32 PM
  • "Plastic Logic demos colour video animation on electronic paper" Techworld 1:22 PM
  • "T-Mobile USA CEO Resigns to Join Rival in Germany" [Paid Membership Required] 1:39 PM
  • "Twitter sets out to curb 'hate speech'" Financial Times [Paid Membership Required] 10:52 AM
  • "Atari at 40: Catching Up with Founder Nolan Bushnell" Techland 1:34 PM
  • "Sony Shareholders Not Happy With Record Losses, Despite Recovery Promises" IDG News Service 11:45 AM
  • "Sony CEO tells shareholders revival plan will work" Reuters 10:13 AM
  • "Sergey Brin steals Google I/O show with Project Glass stunt" MarketWatch 2:27 PM
  • "Google Glass: $1,500 for developers, shipping next year" CNET News 2:40 PM
  • "Google announces Nexus Q, streaming-media ball" CNET News 2:40 PM
  • "Google sells small tablet, challenges Kindle Fire: Google unveils own, small tablet computer, entertainment system, new Android features" Associated Press 2:33 PM
  • "Google Tries Something Retro: Made in the U.S.A." New York Times [Free/Paid Registration Required] 2:05 PM
  • "Google Nexus 7 Fully Revealed: Tegra 3, 7-Inch IPS Display, $199 For 8GB, $249 For 16GB" TechCrunch 1:20 PM
  • "Developers to Google: We need platform unity for Nexus tablet" Network World 11:48 AM
  • "Soundcloud & Rdio come to Xbox & PS3, thanks to Skifta" GigaOM 9:33 AM
  • "TUAW TV Live: Attack of the emulators on Retro Mac day" TUAW 4:30 PM
  • "Das Keyboard, ditching the Connector and iPads in Schools" Your Mac Life 12:28 PM
  • "Apple Launches iTunes Store in Hong Kong, Singapore, Taiwan & Nine Additional Countries in Asia Today" Apple 7:58 AM
  • "Apple Launches iTunes in Hong Kong, Singapore" [Paid Membership Required] 8:00 AM
  • "iTunes expands to 9 countries in Asia but leaves India, China out" Los Angeles Times [Paid Membership Required] 11:35 AM
  • "Retina MacBook Pro orders delayed for some business users" CNET News 9:15 AM
  • "Things You May Not Already Know About The New MacBook Pro's Retina Display" Cult of Mac 11:15 AM
  • "iPhone 5 due in August, say suppliers" Tapscape 2:31 PM
  • "iOS 6 Beta Allows Reordering of Icons on Apple TV" MacRumors 11:23 AM
  • "Leaked iOS 6 beta for Apple TV hints at apps -- finally" CNET News 2:47 PM
  • "Apple Podcast app goes live, with cryptic 'redeem' button" Crave @ CNET 8:58 AM
  • "Docking Station Tech Among 27 New Apple Patents" PC Magazine 11:42 AM
  • "Apple wins patent for inductive charging docking station" CNET News 8:51 AM
Price Trackers/Deals
  • "Band Together For iPad Is Temporarily Available For Free (Normally $2.99)" Apple Sliced 8:51 AM
  • "Laminar For iPad Is Free Right Now (Previously $1.99)" Apple Sliced 8:51 AM
  • "Van Pershing -The Showdown For iPhone and iPad Is Free Today (Was $0.99)" Apple Sliced 8:51 AM
  • "MacBook Air Prices & Sales" MacPrices 7:51 AM
  • "MacBook Pro Prices & Sales" MacPrices 7:51 AM
  • "Apple Mac Pro Buyer's Guide -12 & 8 Core Models... Save Up To $750 -Best Prices, Reviews & Information" MacReviewZone 2:29 PM
  • "Apple iMac Buyer's Guide -New 27 Inch Models -Up To $340 Off List Price" MacReviewZone 2:30 PM
  • "Mac mini Buyer's Guide -Up to $150 Off Current Models" MacReviewZone 2:29 PM
  • "Best Selling iPhone Accessories -From $10 To $350 -Prices, Reviews And Information" MacReviewZone 2:30 PM

  • "Pixma MX372: Simple, USB-only MFP with pricey black ink" Macworld 8:37 AM
  • "Slate Shield Useful For Using Your IPad For Photos, Video" MacNews 9:47 AM
  • "The Witcher: Enhanced Edition Review" Mac|Life 11:22 AM
iPad/iPhone/iPod touch Apps
  • "Hands-On: Targus iNotebook, An Easier Way To Take Notes on the iPad" GottaBeMobile 10:12 PM
  • "Thoughts on Apple's Podcast App" Alex Knight 11:26 AM
  • "Apple Podcasts app official: Hands-on review" Electricpig 8:37 AM
  • "Hands On with Apple's iOS Podcasts App" Tapscape 8:08 AM
  • "Apple Podcast app for iPhone and iPad pictures and hands-on" Pocket-lint 8:06 AM
  • "Ted Landau's User Friendly View: Splashtop Gets a Cost" The Mac Observer 2:46 PM
  • "MiniatureCam, An Amazingly Polished Tilt-Shift App For The iPad. Yes: iPad [Review] Cult of Mac 2:40 PM
  • "Magic: The Gathering - Duels of the Planeswalkers 2013 Review" Mac|Life 2:43 PM
  • "'Velocirapture' Review - Flicking Boredom Away One Dinosaur at a Time" Touch Arcade 2:44 PM
  • "'Tiny Troopers' Review - Huge Fun on a Tiny Battlefield" Touch Arcade 11:27 AM
  • "Mole Kingdom Review: Sluggish pacing undermines sim" Macworld 8:37 AM
  • "Strikefleet Omega Review: Guide the remaining elements of humanity's military in an attempt to destroy the alien forces bent on the destruction of the race." 148Apps 2:44 PM
  • "StackReader Review: A form of RSS reader for Stack Exchange sites but limited in its functionality." 148Apps 2:44 PM
  • "Lumicon Review: All of the cool suspense of a fiery thrill" 148Apps 11:38 AM
  • "RiseToFameHD Review: Your rockstar potential unleashed in glam outfits and sparkling guitars" 148Apps 3:24 PM
  • "Unicorn Rush Review: Obvious comparisons are easy to draw, but this potentially endless runner with a horned horse shouldn't be dismissed so easily." 148Apps 11:24 AM
  • "Warmongers Review: Warmongers offers a lot in the way of fun and even more in the way of unlockables, but can also make an extremely tough time of things." 148Apps 9:10 AM
  • "Rad Skater Apocalypse Review: This retro-loving zombie apocalypse is high on style but regrettably low on fun." 148Apps 9:03 AM
  • "Your Brand New MacBook Is Freaking Out and Here's How to Fix It" Gizmodo 10:00 PM
  • "How to use an external microphone with a MacBook Air" Macworld 2:45 PM
  • "How to Play Music the Easy Way Using GarageBand for iPad" Mac|Life 2:43 PM
  • "Quickly Toggle 'White on Black' Screen Mode on iPad" OS X Daily 2:45 PM
  • "Presenting with the iPad: Tips and tricks for taking Keynote for iPad on the road" Macworld 11:23 AM
  • "Could your iPhone spontaneously burn up?" Click2Houston 11:13 PM
  • "iPhone Turns 5: 10 Contributions to Users and the Mobile Industry" eWeek 11:12 PM
  • "Mac users to get e-tax in 2013: Mac users will again miss out on Mac-compatible e-tax software to do their taxes in 2012, but the Australian Tax Office (ATO) has promised that this will be fixed by 2013." ZDNet Australia 10:00 PM
  • "When patents protect Apple, are they okay?" ZDNet 9:59 PM
  • "iPhone stays No. 1 in Flickr popularity" CNET News 9:39 PM
  • "Google shows Apple: We made ours in the U.S.A./Google is making stuff in the U.S. Will Apple follow suit?" CNET News 9:38 PM
  • "Analysis: Spec Comparison: New iPad v. Nexus 7 v. Kindle Fire v. Surface" The Mac Observer 9:20 PM
  • "Pismos Back from the Brink for a While Longer" Low End Mac 2:45 PM
  • "My Thoughts on the iPhone as a Primary Point-and-Shoot Camera" iSource 2:44 PM
  • "Sorry, Siri, 'Google Now' is a personal assistant I'd hire in real life" VentureBeat 2:39 PM
  • "Apple Integrates Facebook and says 'Fool Me Once...'" The Motley Fool 2:34 PM
  • "Analysis: Android Jelly Bean: Siri versus Google Voice Search" The Mac Observer 2:30 PM
  • "A Year On The iPad Alters My Mac System Upgrade Cycle – The 'Book Mystique" MacPrices 2:30 PM
  • "Is Google's Tablet a $200 iPad-Killer? The search engine giant is expected to announce a new tablet today that could compete with the Kindle Fire, but not necessarily with the Apple iPad." Minyanville 11:45 AM
  • "Where have all the fart apps gone?" TechHive 11:24 AM
  • "The Macalope Daily: Two tempests, one teacup" Macworld [Insider Content] 11:24 AM
  • "How Future iPhones Could Become Significantly Faster By Reading Your Mind" Cult of Mac 11:15 AM
  • "The First Generation iPad Blues" Low End Mac 11:11 AM
  • "A Long Time Coming: The iTunes Music Store and Me" eXtensions 10:28 AM
  • "Apple Falling Behind When It Comes To Online Collaboration" MacNews 9:47 AM
  • "Why Did Apple Pull An App Designed To Help Autistic Children Speak?"  redOrbit 9:06 AM
  • "Gruber: 'something big is going on with Apple TV in Cupertino'" iDownload Blog 9:06 AM
  • "Do We Really Need 3-D Icons On Our iPhone Screen?" App Advice 9:04 AM
  • "Apple finally strikes a blow against Samsung with Galaxy Tab injunction win" VentureBeat 8:37 AM
  • "Apple wins preliminary U.S. injunction against Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 tablet; new Galaxy Tab 10.1 II remains on sale" MacDailyNews 8:29 AM
  • "The iPad as an affordable gaming device? Yes"  ZDNet 8:26 AM
  • "How to decide: should you buy an iPad or wait for the Microsoft Surface?" ZDNet 8:26 AM
  • "Bill Gates: tablets in the classroom have a 'terrible track record'" The Verge 8:22 AM
  • "Apple iOS 6 and the Facebook email address lock-in?" ZDNet 8:18 AM
  • "Why Being A Member Of The Apple Demographic Is A Bad Thing For You" Mac 360 7:55 AM
  • "Which is the most popular antivirus software?" ZDNet 1:46 PM
  • "Quantum Conundrum – a Great Family Computer Game" Wired 1:42 PM
  • "14 Tips to Help New College Grads Land a (Good) IT Job" CIO 11:48 AM
  • "12 Free Social Media Tools" [Slideshow] Network World 11:44 AM
  • "With Data, Oldies Aren't Always Golden" CRM Buyer 10:46 AM
  • "RSA SecurID 800 Token Attack Detailed By Researchers: Cryptographic attack requires as little as 13 minutes to compromise a token's secret key, and works against at least eight types of cryptographic tokens. RSA dismissed the attack." InformationWeek 10:15 AM
  • "Why 3D movies are a waste of money" CNET News 10:11 AM
  • "Berkeley Law's first Web Privacy Census is out and it's troubling: That Web site you love? It's tracking you. So is the other one. In fact, so are all of the top 100 sites, according to new research." CNET News 10:10 AM
  • "Five Reasons Corporate Executives Should Stop Worrying and Learn to Love the Cloud" Forbes 10:54 AM
  • "Red Hat Battles for the IBM Cloud" TheStreet 9:57 AM
  • "Nexus Q Teardown: Dissecting Google's New Streaming Media Orb" Wired 1:42 PM
  • "What's Next for Google?" [Video Report] CNBC 10:04 AM
  • "Does Google's $199 tablet target $499 iPad or Kindle Fire? Some analysts believe Google's real target for new Nexus tablet is Amazon, not Apple" Computerworld 10:37 AM
  • "Google's tablet strategy: Follow, follow, follow" ZDNet 1:47 PM
  • "If Google Doesn't Innovate, Its Tablet Is Doomed" TheStreet 9:34 AM
  • "'Lightweight' DRM isn't the answer: O'Reilly responds to the IDPF's request for comments on a new form of DRM." O'Reilly Radar 11:33 AM
  • "Microsoft unveils state-of-the-vapor tablet" Scoopertino 12:23 PM
  • "The Hilarious Story Of An iPhone's Fatal Attraction With Its Owner [Video] Cult of Mac 9:29 AM
Press Releases/Products/Public Relations
  • "Facebook Plans to Speed Up its iPhone App" New York Times [Free/Paid Registration Required] 11:09 PM
  • "Facebook to launch faster iOS app in July - report" AppleInsider 2:44 PM
  • "iPad version of Google+ unveiled at Google I/O, coming 'very soon'" 9 to 5 Mac 2:39 PM
  • "Google+ on Android, iPad goes tablet-sized" Engadget 2:36 PM
  • "Revel Systems Debuts An iPad Point-Of-Sale In A Box" TechCrunch 2:31 PM
  • "OK, This Is Awesome: Gilt Taste's iPad App Has A 'Touch-Free Recipe Mode' To Keep Screens Clean" TechCrunch 2:31 PM
  • "CadFaster 'hands-on' training event in July" Architosh 12:28 PM
  • "Reading Rainbow is Back — and it's on the iPad" PadGadget 11:26 AM
  • "Updated AppGuide: Best iPad Weather Apps" App Advice 11:24 AM
  • "Preserve All Your Memories In A Blurb Book" App Advice 11:24 AM
  • "Can The Bizzabo App Crack The Messy Conference Networking Problem? Maybe." TechCrunch 11:15 AM
  • "An App That Encrypts, Shreds, Hashes and Salts" New York Times [Free/Paid Registration Required] 11:02 AM
  • "Splashtop Releases 'Next Generation' Remote Desktop App For iOS" BYTE 10:38 AM
  • "Joe Danger Rides His Way to iOS Later This Year" 148Apps 9:02 AM
  • "The $4 iPhone Paper Speaker Booster We Want To Hate But Kind Of Love" Gizmodo 8:59 AM
  • "Place A Llama In An Inappropriate Situation" 148Apps 8:56 AM
  • "Jailbreak Only: iOS 6 Theme - Make Your iDevice Look Like It's Running iOS 6" App Advice 8:37 AM
  • "Jailbreak Only: Quick Reply For WhatsApp - Does Exactly What It Says On The Tin" App Advice 8:37 AM
  • "On Your Mark, Get Set, Go: Joe Danger Touch Racing To iOS Soon" App Advice 8:37 AM
  • "6 Scented iPhone Cases to Tickle Your Nose" [Slideshow] Mashable 8:35 AM
  • "Calling All iPhoneographers — Foap Wants To Get You Paid" TechCrunch 8:27 AM
  • "'World's smallest' iPhone charger lets you plug straight into the wall" The Verge 8:24 AM
  • "The Wizard Behind the Mobile Screen - Keynote Mobile Device Perspective 6.0 Pulls Back Curtain for Unprecedented View of Mobile Application Performance and Diagnostics" Business Wire 8:00 AM
  • "Nova Mining Betting on New iPhone 5 and AAPL TV Product to Further Escalate Lithium Prices" Business Wire 8:00 AM
  • "LightSpeed Launches New iPad Product Enabling Interactive Cross-Selling in Retail Stores" Business Wire 7:59 AM
  • "WaterField Announces its Top Ten MacBook Pro with Retina Display Cases and Bags" PRNewswire 7:59 AM
  • "iBank for iPad on the App Store: All Your Finances, at Your Fingertips" prMac 11:45 AM
  • "15 Year Old Designs The Next Doodle Jump" prMac 11:24 AM
  • "Manage Blood Pressure Information Today with Smart Blood Pressure 1.0" prMac 11:24 AM
  • "Contact Touch for iOS Released - An Intuitive Gesture Based Contact App" prMac 11:24 AM
  • "Monster Robot Studios releases Bridge the Gap 2 for iPhone and iPad" prMac 9:06 AM
  • "Glow Worm 1.0 released for iOS - Free for a Limited Time - Get it Now" prMac 7:51 AM
  • "iLondon 2012 v2.5 for iOS - 2012 London Olympic Action Goes Mobile" prMac 7:51 AM
  • "Letter Mania for iPhone/iPod touch has been released" prMac 7:51 AM
  • "Baby Doesn't Count - Infant Math Dot Cards 2.0: Babies Learn Math on iOS" prMac 7:51 AM
  • "Wreck Your Photos with PhotoCrash 1.0 for iOS" prMac 7:51 AM
  • "WORD Cat iOS Spelling Game App Released for iPhone and iPad" prMac 7:51 AM
  • "Shuriken Chicken, the game hand crafted from felt receives an update" prMac 7:51 AM
  • "Read Faster with Acceleread Speed Reading Trainer 2.0 for iOS" prMac 7:50 AM
  • "PoopTime 3.0 for iOS - How much money do you make while Pooping at work?" prMac 7:50 AM
  • "Metabling announces to release FlexiForm v1.0 for iOS" prMac 7:50 AM
  • "MealDealFinder for Dining Reviews and Discounts now available for iOS" prMac 7:50 AM
  • "London 2012 Games Guide - A complete 2012 Olympic Guide" prMac 7:50 AM
  • "iOS Action Adventure Combo Slash Sets New Standard for Side Scrollers" prMac 7:50 AM
  • "Import Facebook Friend Profile Pictures to iPhone Address Book" prMac 7:50 AM
  • "Bombs Juggle - Free Version of Gaming Title for iOS" prMac 7:50 AM
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  • "European court upholds most of Microsoft fine, bringing end to 14-year old antitrust case" Associated Press [Free Registration Required] 9:52 AM
  • "EU court upholds Microsoft antitrust fine" Financial Times [Paid Membership Required] 10:51 AM
  • "Microsoft Challenge To EU's 899 Million-Euro Fine Rejected" Bloomberg 9:59 AM
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  • "Microsoft Dealt Blow in Europe" [Paid Membership Required] 9:48 AM
  • "In European Court, a Small Victory for Microsoft" New York Times [Free/Paid Registration Required] 10:06 AM
  • "Nokia Doesn't Buy Rumors Microsoft To Make Smartphone" Forbes 10:04 AM
  • "Samsung: The kingmaker for Windows Phone 8?" ZDNet 1:49 PM
  • "Microsoft talks up Windows 8 for the post-PC world" V3 1:37 PM
  • "Gunmen drive into Microsoft's Greece headquarters, set van on fire: Microsoft's office building in Athens sustains damage in an arson attack; no one injured" IDG News Service 10:37 AM
  • "Microsoft Office In Athens Attacked; No Injuries Reported" Forbes 10:05 AM
  • "Gunmen ram van into Microsoft's Greek headquarters" Reuters 10:05 AM
  • "HP, Oracle Dispute Over Itanium Now in Judge's Hands: In closing arguments, HP asks the court to force Oracle to continue supporting the Intel chip platform, while an Oracle lawyer denies there was any contract in place." eWeek 10:47 AM
  • "HP, Oracle clash over software partnerships in closing arguments: Judge is expected to rule next month on Oracle's obligations to HP's Itanium server platform" IDG News Service 11:04 AM
  • "HP asks court to force Oracle to obey Itanium contract" The Register 1:31 PM
  • "A Dozen Questions for Oracle President Mark Hurd" AllThingsD 9:49 AM
  • "Oracle Wins U.K. Supreme Court Ruling Over Marketing In EU" Bloomberg 10:06 AM
  • "HP aims to fox hackers with 'non-stick' Dynamic Defence tech: HP is experimenting with randomising technologies that it hopes will add another layer of protection against hackers trying to pry open a business's IT infrastructure." ZDNet UK 1:50 PM
  • "HP releases open source webOS Community Edition for TouchPads: The Community Edition was released in a run-up to the full open source release of Open webOS 1.0 in September" IDG News Service 10:35 AM
  • "IBM, Lawrence Livermore aim to meld supercomputing, industries" ZDNet 1:49 PM
  • "Intel Is Among Tech Giants Opposing Kodak Technology Sale" Bloomberg 10:28 AM
  • "Intel invests millions in social computing research center: Looking to avoid the curse of Xerox PARC" The Register 1:32 PM
  • "Intel announces another university research center" EE Times 10:45 AM
  • "U.S. lawmakers seek review of broadband data caps" Reuters 9:42 PM
  • "China to rival US tech knowhow, say execs" Financial Times [Paid Membership Required] 10:51 AM
  • "Tech Execs See Shift From Silicon Valley to China" PC Magazine 11:43 AM
  • "'Patent trolls' cost tech companies $29B last year, study says" IDG News Service 10:36 AM
  • "Ultrabook vendors may have difficulty lowering price to US$799" DigiTimes 10:44 AM
Finances (Click heading for current Apple Stock price.)
Apple News
  • "Apple Bulls Are Wearing Shades, But Is The Future Really That Bright?" Seeking Alpha 3:31 PM
  • "Facebook/Apple Euphoria Obscuring These 2 Value Plays" Seeking Alpha 8:03 AM
Industry News
  • "Asia Markets: Asia stocks gain ahead of EU meeting" MarketWatch 9:25 PM
  • "Google's Nexus, Facebook's losses spur tech action" MarketWatch 4:28 PM
  • "Stocks Rally Amid Upbeat Economic Data" FOXBusiness 4:28 PM
  • "Stocks Finish With Solid Gains" TheStreet 4:28 PM
  • "Stocks finish higher on U.S. data" CNNMoney 4:29 PM
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  • "Stocks: Investors await European summit" CNNMoney 9:32 AM
  • "Nikkei Turns Positive: Asian markets ended higher Wednesday, with Hong Kong outperforming on speculation of greater financial ties with China." [Paid Membership Required] 9:48 AM
  • "Asian Stocks Snap Four-Day Loss as China, U.S. Temper Europe Woe" Bloomberg 9:53 AM
  • "European Stocks Close Sharply Higher" [Paid Membership Required] 2:01 PM
  • "European Stocks Advance on U.S. Data, China Stimulus Optimism" Bloomberg 9:52 AM
  • "Europe Markets: Europe stocks extend rally after U.S. housing data" MarketWatch 2:01 PM
  • "Most active Nasdaq-traded stocks: Nasdaq's 10 most active stocks at the close of trading" Associated Press 9:25 PM
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