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MacSurfer's Archive: Wednesday, December 7, 2011


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Thursday Highlights: Bloomberg's Mark Gurman hears long-anticipated AirPower wirless charger will hit store shelves in September, delay due to "technical hurdles"; Ben Lovejoy thinks Apple's recent habit of pre-announcing products hurts company more than consumers—reports and opinions in our Apple/Macintosh, and Op/Ed sections today; Nir Eyal at Quartz opines the reason Apple, Google don't want us using phones more is to curb harmful behavior, instead creating "healthy habits with [our] digital devices"; Tim Cook explains to Irish Times Apple's commitment to Ireland; Final Cut Pro turns 7 today—reports in our OS X section; Apple part of car consortium to establish digital car key specs for smartphones; Apple adds another original program to show lineup; the honeymoon is over, US Supreme Court rules states may now require online retailers to collect sales tax; CNET thinks Logitech Crayon so good Apple should copy it.

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  • "Justice Department Confirms E-Book Probe: The U.S. Justice Department confirmed Wednesday that it is conducting an antitrust investigation into the pricing of electronic books, the latest antitrust watchdog to probe whether there was improper collusion by publishers and Apple Inc. to prevent discounting." [Paid Membership Required] 12:54 PM
  • "Apple Not Allowed to Call an iPad an iPad in China, Court Rules"  FOXNews 8:21 AM
  • "Apple loses iPad trademark case in China: Apple could face disruption to its iPad sales in China after a court rejected its claim to own the iPad trademark in the country and a rival sought to halt sales of the tablet device in two Chinese cities." Financial Times [Paid Membership Required] 8:36 AM
  • "Apple faces legal threat to iPad trademark in China: A Chinese court rejected Apple's lawsuit aganist Shenzhen-based Proview" IDG News Service 8:23 AM
  • "Apple Suit for iPad Brand Dismissed by China Court" [Paid Membership Required] 1:01 PM
  • "Apple's Nike + iPod Products are under Fire in new Lawsuit"  Patently Apple 3:13 PM
  • "Patent Warriors Never Sleep: The holiday season has arrived, but that doesn't mean Apple or its opponents in its worldwide intellectual property disputes are taking a breather. Samsung landed a defensive blow recently, ensuring its products won't be banned in the U.S., while the ITC is expected to deliver an important ruling concerning HTC is about a week."  MacNewsWorld 8:53 AM
  • "Canaccord: iPhone smartphone share to grow 42% this quarter/From a 14.3% share of the global market in September to a 20.3% share in December" Fortune 8:23 AM
  • "Apple on track for record quarter thanks to strong iPhone debut"  GigaOM 8:54 AM
  • "Warm Up the Superlatives for Apple's Next Quarter" AllThingsD 8:17 AM
  • "Holiday iPhone, Mac sales ahead of expectations, iPad 'a little light'" AppleInsider 8:42 AM
  • "Apple Questioned in Germany as Carrier IQ Use Probed in Europe" Bloomberg 8:16 AM
  • "Security threat in Reader and Acrobat poses threat to Macs" MacFixIt 4:34 PM
  • "New Variant of DevilRobber Trojan Found in Three Mac Apps" Intego 8:59 AM
  • "Lion - Bonjour print problems; self-moving insertion point; Time Machine snapshots" MacInTouch 3:44 PM
  • "Given my success streak on the Xerox, I tried the same trick with the Epson. Works good *on* the network. Whoever supplied the information regarding the Time Capsule / drivers as an issue to you was *wrong*. These printers work just fine through a Time Capsule. The trick here is *not* to use Bonjour, which seems very buggy with network printers, and use only TCP connections. Also, remove the old converted manufacturer's printer folder from within the /Library/Printers folder completely and install a fresh copy supplied from the manufacturer, *not* Software Update." MacInTouch 3:45 PM
  • "Become a Customer Support Hero with Replies for Mac" Smoking Apples 8:59 AM
  • "Adobe Carousel 1.0 advances cloud-based collaboration" Macworld 8:53 AM
  • "Dragon Express 1.0: An inexpensive way to discover speech recognition" Macworld 8:53 AM
  • "Office Time Is Complete Time Management And Billing Solution" MacNews 9:02 AM
  • "Posterino from Zykloid Updated: Now with Calendar Templates" Amitiae 7:58 AM
  • "How to Stream Movies from Mac to Roku" Macinstruct 8:06 AM
  • "13 Ways To Get Better Sound And Music On Your Mac Using Hear" Mac 360 8:06 AM
  • "Turn Off Your Desktop [OS X Tips] Cult of Mac 8:56 AM
  • "Hide the Toolbar in Mac OS X Lion Finder Windows" OS X Daily 8:52 AM
  • "Mac Tip: Change The Image File Format Of Your Screenshots" MacTrast 8:52 AM
  • "I also see that USPS is broken again in the latest Safari update. Worked flawlessly until this update. Back to Firefox to print todays labels. PDF doesn't even download in Safari. Frustrating but looking for a solution." MacInTouch 3:45 PM
  • "Even with its glitches, the MobileMe calendar always mimicked whatever you did on your Macs and iDevices. All the calendars changed when you changed one. If in iCloud, one of my individual calendars (and same for my friend) doesn't show up in the (i)Cloud, and subscribed calendars don't appear at all, something's going wrong isn't it? Or am I doing something wrong?" MacInTouch 3:43 PM
  • "Thoughts on Using Speech Recognition Software On a Mac" Kirkville 8:52 AM
Press Releases
  • "Free DNSCrypt tool enhances Mac Web security" CNET Reviews 8:32 PM
  • "Rogue Amoeba's Piezo Records Other (Sandboxed) Mac Apps" The Mac Observer 8:08 PM
  • "Cocktail 5.1 (Lion Edition) has been released" Maintain 12:49 PM
  • "Introducing Piezo - Charmingly Simple Audio Recording" Rogue Amoeba 10:55 AM
  • "Lion screensavers: Matrix Reloaded, HyperSpace" FairerPlatform 9:01 AM
  • "Sparrow For Mac Updated - Adds Dropbox Integration, Improved Search, Remote Image Blocking" App Advice 8:42 AM
  • "Maintain releases Cocktail 5.1: Lion Edition" prMac 10:52 AM
  • "Zevrix Deliver Express at 50% off on TheMacBundles This Week" prMac 8:59 AM
  • "Liquid Defense Lite and Hydrothermal Lite Released on Mac App Store" prMac 8:09 AM
  • "Princeton Satellite Systems releases VisualCommander v3.0 for Mac OS X" prMac 8:03 AM
  • "Moth Software releases Mail Archiver X 2.7 for Mac OS X" prMac 8:02 AM
  • "DiskAid 5.0.4 - Advanced File Transfers from iOS to OS X Without iTunes" prMac 8:02 AM
  • "iPresentee Announced Major Update of iWeb Themes Collection" prMac 8:01 AM
General Interest/Potpourri
  • "Apple Store Grand Central Opens Friday, December 9: Amazing Location to Serve Customers in One of New York's Busiest Transportation Hubs" Apple 10:54 AM
  • "Inside Apple's new Grand Central Terminal store: 2 Genius Bars, 45 display tables, 3 walls of accessories, free Wi-Fi, no public toilets" Fortune 10:54 AM
  • "Apple's New Grand Central Store Looks Awesome Inside — Here's More Pictures! [Gallery] Cult of Mac 4:28 PM
  • "Apple Takes The Wraps Off Historic Grand Central Terminal Store" iPhone Savior 10:11 AM
  • "Apple's New Campus Will Put On A Spectacular Show Every Year, Starting On Steve Jobs' Birthday" Forbes 8:53 PM
  • "Apple Submits Updated Campus 2 Plans to Cupertino, Reveals Stunning Renderings"  iPhoneinCanada 8:54 AM
  • "Apple's Delicious New Campus Includes Cherry Trees, A Spa, Apple Trees, Separate 'Research Facilities,' Plum Trees, Underground Auditorium, & Apricot Trees" Forbes 8:53 PM
  • "New renderings of Apple's Spaceship campus reveal dark roof (solar panels?) and beautiful natural surroundings" 9 to 5 Mac 8:55 AM
  • "Photo Gallery of Apple's New Renderings for Spaceship HQ" The Mac Observer 3:14 PM
  • "Labor Unrest Hits Apple, Motorola Suppliers in China" Techland 3:15 PM
  • "Apple releases 12 Days of Christmas app for Europe, Canada: Apple has launched its 12 Days of Christmas app in preparation for its annual holiday promotion offering free songs, music videos, apps and books to residents of parts of Europe and Canada." AppleInsider 11:12 PM
  • "Apple's 12 Days of Xmas app now available in UK – Canada, Europe are next" The Next Web 11:14 PM
  • "How Autodesk Disrupted Itself with an App: A maker of high-end design software accidentally discovers a consumer hit."  Technology Review 8:45 AM
  • "iPhone spurned as you vote for five best phones" Crave @ CNET 8:21 AM
  • "Windows Store discounts, optional subscriptions to undercut Apple's App Store" AppleInsider 8:20 AM
  • "Microsoft to Take on Mac App Store with Windows Store" The Mac Observer 10:07 AM
  • "Steve Jobs gets bronze after-life: Hungarian businessman Gabor Bojar feels indebted to Steve Jobs and is paying for the creation and erection of a more than 7-foot bronze statue of the late co-founder of Apple." [Video Report] Reuters 3:23 PM
  • "How Flipboard is about to become a curated magazine of your favorite topics" The Next Web 3:47 PM
  • "Apple's marketing head Phil Schiller approves of new Flipboard for iPhone" 9 to 5 Mac 8:41 AM
  • "'Flipboard' Comes to iPhone with Phil Schiller's Endorsement" MacRumors 8:52 AM
  • "High Demand Crashes Flipboard App Shortly After iPhone Launch"  iPhone Savior 12:55 PM
  • "AT&T Says Fourth-Quarter Smartphone Sales Nearing Record on IPhone Demand" Bloomberg 10:19 AM
  • "iOS vs Android in gritty urban fight Video" Crave @ CNET 8:38 AM
  • "Alec Baldwin's love for iPhone game won't fly" CNET News 10:14 AM
  • "Alec Baldwin kicked off plane for playing 'Words With Friends' on his iPhone" Network World 10:37 AM
Non-Apple News
  • "Use game consoles to connect TV, Internet" USA Today 11:45 AM
  • "3DS can now record 3D video" TG Daily 11:40 AM
  • "Fuji Xerox to Launch Dropbox-like Cloud Storage Service for Its Copiers" IDG News Service 11:22 AM
  • "No iPad? Pope lighting 'tree' with Sony tablet" MSNBC 11:16 AM
  • "Texas Memory Intros High Availability Solid State Appliance: Redundant hardware and failover technology promise high performance for business-critical applications." InformationWeek 11:00 AM
  • "Ultrabooks to have touch features, say sources" DigiTimes 10:43 AM
  • "Yahoo simplifies developer access to BOSS search development platform" IDG News Service 10:33 AM
  • "Broadcom Offers 10-Year Battery Life for Bluetooth Keyboards" Wired 11:51 AM
  • "Adobe Under New Zero Day Attack: Emergency patch for Adobe Reader and Acrobat 9.x for Windows due for release within a week." InformationWeek 10:09 AM
  • "Hacker Installs Ice Cream Sandwich on Kindle Fire" PCWorld 11:21 AM
  • "Google Wraps Internet Explorer in Chrome Clothing" Wired Magazine 11:51 AM
  • "Google+ to be updated with filtering mechanisms" V3 11:46 AM
  • "Google's Eric Schmidt: Google Is Not A Country" TechCrunch 11:38 AM
  • "Eric Schmidt: Google Is Buying One Company A Week" TechCrunch 11:38 AM
  • "Acer CEO: No more 'cheap and unprofitable' products" Channel Register 11:42 AM
  • "RIM: BBX platform now called BlackBerry 10" Washington Post [Free Registration Required] 9:53 AM
  • "War Over the Digital Wallet: Google, Verizon Wireless Spar in Race to Build Mobile-Payment Services" [Paid Membership Required] 9:44 AM
  • "Facebook acknowledges, fixes photo bug" Washington Post [Free Registration Required] 11:49 AM
  • "Verizon CEO: $299 LTE devices 'selling very well'" ZDNet 11:55 AM
  • "Verizon Mulling Online Video Service" [Paid Membership Required] 9:43 AM
  • "Power-Sipping Chip Details Disclosed" WSJ Blogs 9:43 AM
  • "Eight Out of Ten Software Apps Fail Security Test" Wired 11:05 AM
  • "Mobile Device Security Issues Slowing Enterprise Adoption" MacNews 9:02 AM
  • "Damn You Auto Correct Founder Discusses the Cringe Behind the Texts" Mashable 9:08 AM
  • "Steve Jobs on the iTunes Music Store: The Unpublished Interview" Technologizer 8:59 AM
  • "Mike McCue Talks! Flipboard Finally Launches App for iPhone. (Video)" AllThingsD 8:17 AM
  • "Apple's iPad sales look light amid Kindle Fire, MacBook Air popularity" ZDNet 8:51 AM
  • "Apple iPad feels squeeze from Fire, Air" CNET News 9:04 AM
  • "2012: Apple's quad-core iPhone 5 beats Android"  Computerworld 8:00 AM
  • "Apple's Hiring To Improve Siri, Possibly Readying API For Third Parties" TechCrunch 11:07 AM
  • "Apple recruiting engineers for Siri team" TUAW 3:38 PM
  • "IBooks Updated With Features From 2008" Wired 11:05 AM
  • "Apple Updates iBooks App With Cool New Features" AppleBitch 3:15 PM
  • "How Do I Install an iOS App No Longer Available on the App Store? [Ask MacRx] Cult of Mac 8:55 AM
Price Trackers/Deals
  • "Zombie Gunship For iPhone And iPad Is Free Today (Previously $0.99)" Apple Sliced 8:07 AM
  • "Match Panic For iPhone And iPad Is Free Right Now (Was $1.99)" Apple Sliced 8:07 AM
  • "Glow Hockey 2 For iPhone Is Temporarily Available For Free (Normally $0.99)" Apple Sliced 8:07 AM
  • "PadGadget Daily App Deal – 12 iPad Apps on Sale" PadGadget 8:51 AM
  • "13" MacBook Pro Prices & Deals" MacPrices 10:06 AM
  • "15" MacBook Pro Prices & Sales" MacPrices 10:06 AM
  • "MacBook Air Prices & Sales" MacPrices 10:06 AM
  • "Apple MacBook Pro Buyer's Guide -13 Inch Models -Up to $174 Off Current Models" MacReviewZone 10:52 AM
  • "2011 Apple iMac Buyer's Guide -New 27 Inch Models -Up To $340 Off List Price... Other Extras -Best Prices, Reviews, And Information" MacReviewZone 10:37 AM
  • "Apple MacBook Air Buyer's Guide -Up To $99 Off Currently Shipping Models" MacReviewZone 10:38 AM
  • "iPod Classic Buyer's Guide... Up to $56 Off Current Models" MacReviewZone 10:52 AM
  • "Apple Time Capsule Buyer's Guide -Best Prices, Deals, Reviews And Information" MacReviewZone 12:47 PM
  • "Best Selling Digital Cameras -Prices Range From $105 To $1,600 -Prices, Reviews And Information" MacReviewZone 12:47 PM
  • "iPad Accessories Buyer's Guide -Best Selling Apple iPad Accessories -From $4 To $250" MacReviewZone 12:48 PM
  • "Best Selling Mac Scanners -From $70 To $496 -Prices, Reviews And Information" MacReviewZone 12:48 PM

  • "Big Screen, Powered by iPhone" New York Times [Free/Paid Registration Required] 11:15 PM
  • "Review and giveaway: Qmadix Dual Mobile Charging Kit for iPhone and iPad" TiPb 4:27 PM
  • "Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF3 review: The DMC-GF3 is a downsized version of the acclaimed GF2 hoping to hit a wider market by jettisoning some features and bulk" Macworld UK 8:52 AM
  • "Olympus E-P3 review: Olympus' third-generation E-P3 is unarguably the finest interchangeable lens compact the company has produced" Macworld UK 8:52 AM
iPad/iPhone/iPod touch Apps
  • "OnLive Player app for iPad, Android and Kindle Fire pictures and hands-on" Pocket-lint 8:55 PM
  • "Hands-On: OnLive's Mobile App Gives Your iPad the Power of a Gaming PC" Popular Science 8:55 PM
  • "Central Park, the Soundtrack: Clamp on headphones, start up the iPhone app by the musical duo Bluebrain and walk into Central Park." New York Times [Free Registration Required] 8:43 PM
  • "Hands on with Flipboard for iPhone: Small screen success" GigaOM 8:54 AM
  • "In Your Hands, Just What You Want to Read" AllThingsD 8:45 AM
  • "In Your Hands, Just What You Want to Read" [Paid Membership Required] 8:44 AM
  • "Flipboard for iPhone: Beautiful, subtle, still just a reader" CNET News 8:16 AM
  • "Livestand from Yahoo! Review: Well-designed app suffers from limited content" Macworld 8:53 AM
  • "iPhone and diabetes management using Track3 app" ZDNet 8:21 AM
  • "Review: iPDFWriter for iPhone" MacTrast 3:27 PM
  • "Infinity Blade II Review" Mac|Life 1:01 PM
  • "Defenders of Ardania for iPad review" Appletell 9:08 AM
  • "'Battle Nations' Review - A Free Strategic Sim from the Creators of Trade Nations" Touch Arcade 9:04 AM
  • "'Zen Pinball' Review - Popular Console Tables Released for iOS" Touch Arcade 9:04 AM
  • "Galaxix Review: Fight, mine and explore the galaxy in this ambitious space action game." 148Apps 9:05 AM
  • "Rick O'Shea Review: Firing a jolly fellow from cannon to cannon has never been so fun!" 148Apps 8:44 AM
  • "Star Trip for iPhone Review: Head off into the ether in search of stars, but watch out for asteroids." 148Apps 10:14 AM
  • "Portrait Retouching: How To Use The Photoshop CS5 Patch Tool To Enhance Your Portraits" Terry White's Tech Blog 8:06 AM
  • "UBS now sees Apple selling record 30 million iPhones in Dec. quarter" AppleInsider 11:14 PM
  • "Touched by the hand of Jobs: The Apple boss left a lasting impression on all who worked with him." Melbourne Age 8:54 PM
  • "Quick PSA: MacBook Air For $699? Don't Fall For it" TechCrunch 8:52 PM
  • "Why Apple may never catch Microsoft in TV" Wired 8:51 PM
  • "No wonder it takes so long to get Android released" The Loop 8:08 PM
  • "Apple stores: designed to sell" Washington Post [Free Registration Required] 3:21 PM
  • "iPad And Me; Will Tablets Ever Be A Satisfactory Laptop Substitute? – The 'Book Mystique" MacPrices 2:36 PM
  • "Apple Due for a Price Cut on iPad to Stay on Top?" PadGadget 1:03 PM
  • "It happened again: Apple sweeps PCWorld survey" Mac.Blorge 12:54 PM
  • "The TouchFire Chronicles: Still Life With Engineers" TechCrunch 11:07 AM
  • "Analyst claims Apple's TV initiative will begin on the iMac -we call BS" Edible Apple 2:37 PM
  • "Apple: Will Next Gen iMac Have Apple TV Built In?" Forbes 10:55 AM
  • "The Macalope Daily: And there shall be a reckoning" Macworld [Paid Membership Required] 10:14 AM
  • "Toss the Bad Apple Employee: One bad employee can quickly turn a positive working environment into a divisive and negative atmosphere." Inc. 9:16 AM
  • "When Is an iPad Not an iPad? When It's Sold in China, Says Court" Techland 8:59 AM
  • "Let's Stop Classifying the iPad as a PC"  Tech.pinions 8:58 AM
  • "Developer Creates Siri-Controlled TV Using Proxy Hack" MacTrast 3:26 PM
  • "Apple Needs You to Help Fix Siri" Minyanville 3:16 PM
  • "iPhone's Siri: Psychological Poison? From my perspective as a psychiatrist, Siri, the iPhone's virtual assistant, could prove more toxic psychologically than violent Video games or some street drugs."  FOXNews 10:59 AM
  • "Siri, Why Can't You Understand Me? Siri still struggles with accents. When, and how, will it get better?" Fast Company 9:06 AM
  • "Why Apple Had To Release Siri Half-Baked"  Tech.pinions 8:58 AM
  • "Thoughts on Using Older Macs as Work Machines" Low End Mac 8:54 AM
  • "Former Google intern explains why UI lag occurs more often in Android than iOS" AppleInsider 8:43 AM
  • "Understanding Apple's endgame" The Loop 7:57 AM
  • "Android Market is unstoppable" BetaNews 4:29 PM
  • "Why LED does not mean a better picture" CNET Reviews 12:09 PM
  • "RIM: What could go right" ZDNet 11:56 AM
  • "An Adventure in Cable Cutting – 3 Weeks In" Wired 11:51 AM
  • "The Top 10 Gadgets of 2011" Techland 11:44 AM
  • "Nabi Review: A Kids Tablet That's Not a Toy" Techland 11:44 AM
  • "How to slash your WAN costs: Migrating from MPLS to 100Mbps Ethernet can bring huge savings, if you can deal with the downsides" InfoWorld 11:01 AM
  • "Say bye to Wi-Fi, powerlines can juice your home network" The Globe and Mail [Free Registration Required] 10:59 AM
  • "Cross-site scripting flaws plague web apps, report says: Code-scanning vendor Veracode found nearly a third of Web applications had SQL injection flaws" IDG News Service 10:34 AM
  • "Everything you wanted to know about the history of Android" ZDNet 11:55 AM
  • "Is Android Doomed to Lag More than iOS?" Techland 11:44 AM
  • "The dos and don'ts of Googling people" CNN 10:31 AM
  • "10 must-have tools for cloud power users: Turn your cloud power up a notch with these 10 awesome add-ons for Gmail, Dropbox and other online services." Computerworld 10:34 AM
  • "Electronic toys, video games move up list of most-scanned holiday products" Chicago Tribune [Free Registration Required] 10:30 AM
  • "Review: Gift Guide To E-Readers, Tablets, $99-$500" Associated Press 10:00 AM
  • "Tech stocking stuffers for the holidays" Washington Post [Free Registration Required] 9:53 AM
  • "Sprint Should Throw Caution to Wind in 4G Rollout" TheStreet 9:39 AM
  • "An Adventure in Cable Cutting – 3 Weeks In" Wired 11:05 AM
  • "Will Windows Phone get to compete with non-consumption?" asymco 8:43 AM
  • "RIM loses BBX trademark fight" The Loop 7:56 AM
  • "The Three Stooges Encounter an iPhone, Snooki [VIDEO] Yahoo! News 8:50 PM
Press Releases/Products/Public Relations
  • "iFortress encrypts and password protects iPhone & iPad files" iTWire 11:13 PM
  • "OnLive Launches their iOS Client for Gaming-on-Demand" MacRumors 8:54 PM
  • "Hands-on: OnLive comes to iPad and other tablet" CNET News 8:31 PM
  • "Microsoft delivers Xbox Live app for iPhone, iPad" ZDNet 3:24 PM
  • "Microsoft posts official Xbox Live iOS app, WP7 Companion" Electronista 3:24 PM
  • "Snapily's First-Ever 3D App Turns iPhones and iPads into 3D Cameras" Snapily 3:15 PM
  • "iNuke Boom – The World's Largest & Loudest iPhone Dock" MacTrast 3:26 PM
  • "New iPod dock sports 10,000 watts of power" The Loop 3:14 PM
  • "The Behringer iNuke: The 8-Foot iPhone Dock For The Oligarch Who Has Everything" TechCrunch 11:06 AM
  • "Now On The iPhone: Opuss, An Instagram For Words" TechCrunch 11:06 AM
  • "Griffin GuitarConnect Pro Pipes Digital Signal to iPad" Wired 11:05 AM
  • "10th anniversary edition of GTA III drops on the iPad and iPhone on December 15" Edible Apple 10:10 AM
  • "Gorgeous iPad Tower Defense Title 'Defenders of Ardania' is Now Available in the App Store" Touch Arcade 9:04 AM
  • "iPhone and iPad Gain Traction in Specialty Retail Operating Arena" PRWeb 8:20 AM
  • "Head-Mount Your iPhone with the Optrix Case" Gizmodo 8:18 AM
  • "New 'Evernote Hello' App Makes It Easy to Remember People on Your iPhone or iPod Touch: App Uses Faces and Shared Experiences to Help Remember People" Marketwire 8:55 PM
  • "Evernote Releases Two New iOS Apps: Evernote Food and Evernote Hello" PCWorld 8:51 PM
  • "Evernote Launches Two New iPhone Apps: 'Food' And 'Hello'" TechCrunch 8:09 AM
  • "Flipboard Brings Stylized Social, Reading App to iPhone" PC Magazine 11:05 AM
  • "Flipboard launches iPhone app" CNET News 8:16 AM
  • "It's Time For A Steve Jobs Christmas Ornament"  iPhone Savior 8:07 AM
  • "Dust.Bit.Games presents Cubyrinth - Cubes and Mazes Evolved" prMac 3:16 PM
  • "The all-new Charadium is coming" prMac 10:11 AM
  • "Run Snook Run! - Your Favorite Guidette Hits the AppStore Running" prMac 9:17 AM
  • "Calorie Counter App for iPhone/iPad Adds Mag with Diet Ideas" prMac 9:17 AM
  • "Calculus Auditus: First iOS game with integrated voice detection on sale" prMac 8:59 AM
  • "Mr Wolf And The Ginger Cupcakes On Sale Till Release Of Update 2.0" prMac 8:09 AM
  • "Canfield Solitaire Flawless for iPhone and iPad" prMac 8:09 AM
  • "Ghetto Point for iOS - Tiny streetball playground right in your pocket" prMac 8:09 AM
  • "Kumon Uppercase ABC's App Teaches Children to Trace & Recognize Letters" prMac 8:09 AM
  • "FlashCards Sync for iPhone Helps Students Study On-the-Go" prMac 8:09 AM
  • "Feed the Monster Family iPhone Game App Released" prMac 8:08 AM
  • "MadCap 1.5 for iOS - Swinging Weasel Tosses Tomato-Armed Chipmunks" prMac 8:08 AM
  • "FlashCards Sync for iPhone Helps Students Study On-the-Go" prMac 8:03 AM
  • "Kandalu DropCloud - Push data files into your iCloud" prMac 8:03 AM
  • "Take the order - Navigate to your space dominions" prMac 8:03 AM
  • "Photo Dazzle - Beautify - Enhance - Style" prMac 8:02 AM
  • "Poor quality iPad 2 cameras fixed by Camera Boost 2.5" prMac 8:02 AM
  • "ProjectForum Slashes Prices Over 90% on Single Wiki License" prMac 8:02 AM
  • "Christmas Lister 1.0 for iOS - Create and Track Christmas Gift Lists" prMac 8:02 AM
  • "Fantasy Vixens - Announces launch of Funny New Gag Gift App for men" prMac 8:02 AM
  • "Video Downloader Pro: Download and Play any Video Format - including FLV" prMac 8:02 AM
  • "KiPoint for iPad - a Breakthrough Point of Sale System Released" prMac 8:01 AM
Computer Industry
  • "Microsoft slates Windows 8 beta for late February 2012: Company's app store to launch simultaneously, free apps only" Computerworld 10:34 AM
  • "Microsoft to Enrich Developers With Windows 8 App Store, Beta in February" eWeek 10:46 AM
  • "Microsoft draws cheers with Windows 8 news: Analysts expect new operating system in second half of 2012" MarketWatch 12:04 PM
  • "Microsoft's Steven Sinofsky: A Windows Store Is Just Natural" AllThingsD 9:50 AM
  • "Microsoft reveals details of its Windows Store plan" BBC 10:16 AM
  • "With New Windows App Store, Microsoft Is Hoping Size Matters" Forbes 9:59 AM
  • "Microsoft's Windows 8 App Store Will Challenge Apple, Google" eWeek 10:46 AM
  • "Microsoft Lifts Stakes With Apple Over Apps" [Paid Membership Required] 9:43 AM
  • "Defense giant ditches Microsoft's cloud citing Patriot Act fears" ZDNet 11:56 AM
  • "IBM Said to Settle European Union Antitrust Probe Next Week" Bloomberg 2:43 PM
  • "EU to accept IBM concessions, end antitrust probe-sources" Reuters 12:06 PM
  • "IBM Equips IT To Welcome Holiday iPads: Big Blue touts its range of products to help IT cope with the rash of consumer and mobile devices headed for enterprise networks." InformationWeek 2:47 PM
  • "IBM launches enterprise social collaboration apps for tablets" IDG News Service 10:34 AM
  • "Lenovo Revamps Approach To Healthcare Market" CRN 10:32 AM
  • "HP TouchPad: The final $99 offer" CNET News 8:32 PM
  • "Dell Offers SMBs More Cloud Services:'s customer service suite joins Dell's growing cloud platform for CRM and related functions." InformationWeek 12:16 PM
  • " Service Cloud joins Dell's CRM package" ZDNet 11:55 AM
  • "Oracle suffers setback in Java patent battle with Google" V3 11:46 AM
  • "Oracle whips out Solaris 11 system lasher: Say farewell to some Cluster 3.3 features" The Register 11:43 AM
  • "Could Intel win in Tablet and Smartphones by offering protection in the patent wars?" ZDNet 11:56 AM
  • "Intel to cooperate Taiwan's ITRI with investment of US$5 million" DigiTimes 10:43 AM
  • "White House Sets Cybersecurity R&D Priorities: Roadmap details plans to secure U.S. network infrastructure through agency collaboration, scientific research, and creating more difficult targets for hackers to attack." InformationWeek 8:37 PM
  • "High-Tech Contact Lenses Could Pave the Way for Terminator-Style Electronic Displays" Techland 11:45 AM
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  • "Stocks Finish Mixed on IMF Bailout Rumor" TheStreet 4:30 PM
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  • "Brazilian stocks pull back from multi-month high: Chile names Vergara as new central bank chief" MarketWatch 2:40 PM
  • "Canada stocks up; investors gauge Europe prospects" MarketWatch 8:21 PM
  • "U.K. stocks fall as investor optimism wanes: Markets across Europe digest various news reports" MarketWatch 2:32 PM
  • "Asian Stocks Climb on Speculation Europe Forced to Act on Crisis" Bloomberg 11:48 AM
  • "Asia Markets: Asia shares decline with Europe in view" MarketWatch 8:21 PM
  • "European Stocks Decline as Germany Rejects Merging Rescue Funds" Bloomberg 11:49 AM
  • "Europe Markets: Europe stocks pull back as pessimism returns/Metro falls after broker downgrades; ING hit by charge" MarketWatch 9:46 AM
  • "Most active Nasdaq-traded stocks: Nasdaq's 10 most active stocks at 1 p.m." Associated Press 2:42 PM
  • "Midday Glance: Computer companies/Computer companies shares mixed at 1 p.m." Associated Press 2:42 PM
  • "12 Most Popular Tech Stocks Among Hedge Funds" Seeking Alpha 12:05 PM
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