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MacSurfer's Archive: Monday, December 12, 2011


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Tuesday Highlights: As the US vs. China trade war amps up, CNBC sees Apple as "most at risk" given almost 20% revenue flows from China; Michael Simon thinks "Apple Music has tipped the streaming scale" with new release from Beyonce, Jay-Z; Jonny Evans interviews two leaders at Deloitte on Apple's healthcare records initiative; in Australia, Apple sees US $6.7 million fine for misleading customers—reports in our Apple/Macintosh section; Tim Cook in Ireland to open Cork expansion; Market Realist takes a look inside Apple's declaration of war on cryptocurrency world; T-Mobile, Sprint put forth case to FCC for merger; Facebook decides autoplay video ads need to be inside your private Messenger chats; rumors of iPhone X Plus surface; PCWorld reviews new TP-Link Deco M9 Plus mesh router setup; iDownload Blog goes hands-on with Animoji in iOS 12.

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  • "Apple in 2011: Huge momentum, and a tragic loss"  CNET News 7:50 AM
  • "Apple may be using patent troll to do its legal dirty work" Ars Technica 6:32 PM
  • "iThink: The new Apple store at Grand Central is a sweet deal for MTA bus and subway riders" New York Daily News 7:51 AM
  • "Apple - China Infringement: No Visible Effect" Seeking Alpha 7:51 AM
  • "Apple spent $460,000 to lobby gov't in 3rd quarter" Associated Press 9:41 PM
  • "'Steve Jobs Didn't Really Invent Anything.' Really??"  Forbes 9:23 AM
  • "Apple's Mac App Store Downloads Top 100 Million" Apple 8:01 AM
  • "Apple's Mac App Store Downloads Top 100 Million" Business Wire 8:05 AM
  • "The Mac App Store has made Apple the biggest software retailer in the US" The Next Web 2:45 PM
  • "Apple announces 100 million Mac App Store downloads" Macworld 8:42 AM
  • "Apple's Leagues Ahead In App Downloads: 18 Billion To Android's 10 Billion" mocoNews 8:58 AM
  • "Mac App Store downloads reach 100 million" CNET News 8:24 AM
  • "Mac App Store Downloads Break the 100 Million Mark" AllThingsD 8:50 AM
  • "Apple announces 500 thousand iOS apps, 18 billion downloads" TiPb 8:49 AM
  • "Apple: 100 Million Downloads From Mac App Store In Less Than One Year" TechCrunch 8:39 AM
  • "Windows Phone Marketplace passes 45,000 apps as Apple announces 500,000 for iOS" WinRumors 8:50 AM
  • "iTunes 10.5.2: iTunes 10.5.2 includes several improvements for iTunes Match and fixes an audio distortion problem when playing or importing certain CDs." Apple Support 4:09 PM
  • "Apple Releases iTunes 10.5.2 with iTunes Match and Audio Distortion Fixes" MacRumors 4:10 PM
  • "iTunes updated with minor fixes" CNET News 9:44 PM
  • "Apple Improves iTunes Match with iTunes 10.5.2 Update" The Mac Observer 8:15 PM
  • "Photo Booth and iChat Video effects not showing" MacFixIt 6:46 PM
  • "MacInTouch Reader wrote about his mother's problem with iTunes playing seemingly at random.: I don't know of any malware that launches iTunes, alters its volume, plays music, and quits. A bug is unlikely to cause such events. I suspect that iTunes is running continuously, that it is playing a radio station that 'broadcasts' intermittently, and that the radio station plays different types of music with different volumes." MacInTouch 9:28 AM
  • "Native TweetDeck for Mac a Breath of Fresh Air" TidBITS 4:11 PM
  • "Coffee Break for Mac Reminds You to Take a Break at Pre-Scheduled Times" Lifehacker 8:33 AM
  • "Photocopy Lets You Match Color, Tone, Texture At A New Level" Layers Magazine 9:20 AM
  • "How to Create User Accounts in Mac OS X" Macinstruct 8:52 AM
  • "Mac Tip: I Forgot My iTunes Username" MacTrast 8:41 AM
  • "Hide the Spotlight Menu Icon in Mac OS X Lion" OS X Daily 8:41 AM
  • "Must-Have Apps For Any New Mac [OS X Tips] Cult of Mac 2:44 PM
  • "Change All My Files Grouping & Sorting Behavior in OS X Lion" OS X Daily 8:41 AM
  • "How to Disable Automatic Login" Macinstruct 11:52 AM
  • "10.7: Finding Control and Menu Items for use in AppleScript User Interface Scripting" Mac OS X Hints 10:06 AM
  • "Mac App Store downloads don't include Lion, updates or downloads to other Macs" The Loop 10:51 AM
  • "Apple's Mac App Store --you ain't seen nothing yet" Computerworld 10:36 AM
  • "Mac App Store surpasses 100M downloads — Not bad Apple" VentureBeat 9:46 AM
  • "Am I the only one concerned about the proliferation of 'mystery meat' in Mac OS X? 'Mystery meat' is the name given years ago by Vince Flanders, of, to a feature of badly designed websites, whereby you cannot figure out what any affordance does, or even that there is an affordance, until you mouse over it." MacInTouch 9:29 AM
Press Releases
  • "MainStage 2.2: Now available from the Mac App Store" Apple Support 3:43 PM
  • "Logic Pro 9.1.6: Now available from the Mac App Store" Apple Support 3:42 PM
  • "11 Add-ons To Enhance Your Productivity With iCal" Mac|Life 2:48 PM
  • "Piezo Records Audio from Any Program on a Mac" Lifehacker 10:48 AM
  • "FontGear Inc. announced today the release of FontGenius for Macintosh v2.5." FontGear 10:09 AM
  • "NeoFinder 6.0 - Complete Rewrite, formerly known as CDFinder" prMac 10:32 AM
  • "Remoter for Mac 1.0.0 - Remote Access Made Easy" prMac 8:55 AM
  • "Neatberry releases Fumy 2.0 - Brilliant Image Tool" prMac 8:54 AM
  • "ScaleMaster for Mac OS X Released" prMac 8:04 AM
  • "Aperture 3.2.2" TidBITS 7:57 AM
  • "Chronos Announces SOHO Labels 6 -- Our BIGGEST upgrade EVER for SOHO Labels!" Chronos 7:42 AM
General Interest/Potpourri
  • "Grand Central Station Apple Store viewable on iOS devices" UberGizmo 7:44 AM
  • "iPad: 'Wild West' of Medical Apps Seeks Sheriff" Wired Magazine 8:13 AM
  • "Apple Pulls App for Creating Fake Driver's Licenses Following U.S. Senator's Complaint" MacRumors 8:50 AM
  • "Apple TV to take 32% of 'Connected TV Player' market this year" AppleInsider 2:48 PM
  • "Apple TV seen taking third of 2011 Internet set-top market" Electronista 2:55 PM
  • "iPhone 3GS production to reach 2 million units in 2011 holiday quarter" Network World 10:26 AM
  • "O2 rents out latest iPhones to tease panting fanbois" The Register 8:13 AM
  • "O2 starts an Apple Iphone 4S rental scheme" The Inquirer 7:56 AM
  • "Apple Shares Grand Central Store 360 Degree Panorama" The Mac Observer 8:51 AM
  • "RadioShack Combines Promos To Offer The iPhone 4S (AT&T) On The Cheap" TechCrunch 10:34 AM
  • "Steve Jobs biography is Amazon's best-selling book of 2011" GeekWire 8:34 AM
  • "IPhone app helps Annapolis police recover stolen vehicle" Baltimore Sun [Free Registration Required] 8:12 AM
  • "Grand Theft iPad" ["Thieves moved quickly to grab 125 of the tablet computers from a San Carlos, California Best Buy Thursday night, getting away before Sherrif's deputies could arrive."] Forbes 8:13 AM
  • "Royalty-free web vid spec sets sail with Apple's help: MPEG-DASH rides choppy seas of patents and bad networks" The Register 2:42 PM
  • "Apple's New Ad Is An Animated Magical Mystery Tour Of The Beatles [Video] Cult of Mac 8:49 AM
  • "Apple Finally Promotes Beatles on iTunes in New Commercial" The Mac Observer 9:23 AM
Non-Apple News
  • "World's smallest steam engine comes to life" TG Daily 1:50 PM
  • "ST-Ericsson describes three-chip stack" EE Times 11:35 AM
  • "Verizon Galaxy Nexus Found Early at Best Buy, Verizon" PCWorld 11:27 AM
  • "Technical Excellence Awards 2011: PCMag's 28th annual look at the most amazing advances in computing include innovations in search, processing, and wireless speed, and so much more" PC Magazine 11:26 AM
  • "Acer, Asus to Streamline Notebook Lines in 2012" eWeek 10:46 AM
  • "Satellite broadband service gaining speed, coverage" Denver Post 10:40 AM
  • "Skyrim wins Spike VGA awards despite PlayStation glitch" BBC 10:17 AM
  • "Barnes & Noble Updates The Year-Old Nook Color, Adds Netflix, Flixster And More" TechCrunch 1:45 PM
  • "Toshiba 7-inch Android Thrive tablet now up for sale" CNET News 10:04 AM
  • "Huawei Honor gets Android Ice Cream update 'first'" CNET Reviews 3:14 PM
  • "YouTube launches education-only option for teachers worldwide" ZDNet 2:10 PM
  • "Kindle Fire: Major Software Update Soon/Amazon says the patch will resolve customers' gripes about performance and privacy on the hot-selling tablet." InformationWeek 11:13 AM
  • "Activision's Call of Duty Hits $1 Billion in Sales in 16 Days" AllThingsD 9:46 AM
  • "Samsung Launches Series 5 Ultra Ultrabooks" AllThingsD 9:46 AM
  • "So much for Apple, Samsung sells 300M handsets" BetaNews 8:15 AM
  • "Samsung: We Shipped 300 Million Cellphones This Year and It's Not Even Over Yet" AllThingsD 7:54 AM
  • "Mac Geek Gab Podcast: MGG 369: Email, WiFi, and Geeks' Favorite Cases!" The Mac Observer 4:10 PM
  • "On The Verge, Episode 002: John Gruber" The Verge 2:54 PM
  • "iPad Live 86: Endgame" TiPb 1:20 PM
  • "Harmony Remotes make a perfect gift for tech geeks and non-techies alike. Plus, get the free Yellow Submarine book from the iBook store and check out the new features in the updated iBook app." The MT Show 8:53 AM
  • "Apple tells MFI's to get busy building next-gen iOS accessories with Airplay over Bluetooth 4.0" 9 to 5 Mac 2:56 PM
  • "Apple's MacBook Air to dominate ultrabook market, says analyst" CNET News 8:12 AM
  • "Apple: MacBook Air a $7B Business, Says JP Morgan" Barron's 10:52 AM
  • "Next generation iPads to be available in 3-4 months, say sources" DigiTimes 7:43 AM
  • "Is DigiTimes trying to kill the iPad 2's Christmas sales? No, but the steady flow of rumors about a new iPad just around the corner aren't helping" Fortune 8:15 AM
  • "Apple iOS 5.1 beta 2 now available for developers, here's the change log" BGR 2:45 PM
  • "Apple Pounds out a New Round of Camera Related Patents" Patently Apple 11:02 AM
  • "Apple's iPhone 4S heads to China" CNET News 8:13 AM
Price Trackers/Deals
  • "Mad Skills Motocross For iPhone And iPad Is Free Right Now (Previously $0.99)" Apple Sliced 9:00 AM
  • "Bubble Bust For iPhone Is Free Today (Was $0.99)" Apple Sliced 9:00 AM
  • "Pig Shot For iPhone And iPad Is Temporarily Available For Free (Normally $0.99)" Apple Sliced 9:00 AM
  • "Exclusive Mac Bundle for Boosting your Productivity!" Productive Macs 10:23 AM
  • "Buy one Skinit skin, get one free" CNET News 10:18 AM
  • "PadGadget Daily App Deal – 14 iPad Apps on Sale" PadGadget 8:40 AM
  • "15" MacBook Pro Prices & Sales" MacPrices 8:25 AM
  • "MacBook Air Prices & Sales" MacPrices 8:25 AM
  • "iPad Buyer's Guide -Prices Up To $100 Off Original Price -Best iPad Prices Reviews & Information" MacReviewZone 2:49 PM
  • "2011 Apple iMac Buyer's Guide -21.5 Inch -Up To $250 Off Current Models" MacReviewZone 2:49 PM
  • "Apple Mac Pro Buyer's Guide -12 & 8 Core Models... Save Up To $530 On Current Machines" MacReviewZone 2:49 PM
  • "Apple MacBook Pro Buyer's Guide -15 Inch Models -Prices Up To $214 Off Current Machines" MacReviewZone 2:41 PM
  • "Apple TV Buyer's Guide -Apple TV Prices, Deals, Reviews And Information" MacReviewZone 3:02 PM
  • "Apple 8GB 4th Gen iPod Touch: $189 Delivered + $30 GC" The Mac Observer 1:06 PM
  • "Mac Compatible Printers... Prices Range From $45 To $300 -Best Selling" MacReviewZone 3:02 PM

  • "Review: FastMac U-Socket USB Power Outlet" MacTrast 2:56 PM
  • "Canon ImageClass MF8080Cw printer offers low price, limited features" Macworld 10:11 AM
  • "Denon AH-D1100 review: The Denon AH-D1100s have an impressive bass response, especially at higher volume" Macworld UK 8:41 AM
  • "Bose Around-Ear review: We expected more from this set of headphones" Macworld UK 8:41 AM
  • "Sony MDR-ZX700 review: This is a truly durable set of headphones" Macworld UK 8:41 AM
  • "Luxury Leather iPad Case Hides High-Tech Tricks" Wired 2:43 PM
iPad/iPhone/iPod touch Apps
  • "iBooks 1.5 Refines the Reading Experience" TidBITS 3:37 PM
  • "Review – Apple iOS 5 From A Support Perspective, Two Months Later" Mac Edition Radio 7:58 AM
  • "My Xbox Live For iOS: Seamless Mobile Access" BYTE 9:44 PM
  • "My Xbox Live For iOS: A Visual Tour" BYTE 9:44 PM
  • "iDashboard – A Glimpse At Everything Going On" Apple'n'Apps 9:40 PM
  • "GoCal for Google – iPhone and iPad app review" PadGadget 2:56 PM
  • "Review Update: iA Writer for iPad" iSource 1:18 PM
  • "Notability Review: Feature-rich note-taker does the work of up to four other iOS apps" Macworld 8:58 AM
  • "Another Useful Photography App for the iPhone: Big Lens" eXtensions 7:59 AM
  • "iNet Lets You See Everything On Your LAN" MacNews Blog 8:31 AM
  • "'Blood and Glory' Delivers the Goods but Might Bleed Your Wallet Dry" MacNewsWorld 8:33 AM
  • "iPhone Appidemic: FX Viz Scope" Appletell 8:15 AM
  • "Cristiano Ronaldo's Heads Up iPhone Game is Extremely Addictive" iDownload Blog 8:33 AM
  • "'Cabals: The Card Game' Review - Urban Fantasy Card Game with Victorian Influences? Yes, Please!" Touch Arcade 8:49 AM
  • "'Mr. Oops!!' Review – Another Great Casual Addition To The Mr. Series" Touch Arcade 8:49 AM
  • "My Xbox Live Review" 148Apps 9:08 AM
  • "Six Guns Review: Explore Arizona and Oregon in this third-person western!" 148Apps 8:14 AM
  • "Apocalypse Zombie Commando Review: Defend the bunker from zombie hordes and unleash mayhem on their shambling masses." 148Apps 11:18 AM
  • "MinoMonsters Review: MinoMonsters isn't the first iOS game to try and take on Nintendo's ever-popular pocket monsters, but it's definitely the most gorgeous." 148Apps 10:25 AM
  • "Morphs Review: Morphs does a decent job of filling the monster-raising gap, but its freemium roots hold it back from greatness." 148Apps 1:19 PM
  • "Gua-Le-Ni Review" 148Apps 1:19 PM
  • "Clay's Reverie Review" 148Apps 2:48 PM
  • "How to Hide the Birthdays Calendar in iCal and iOS" The Mac Observer 6:31 PM
  • "Dear Aunt TUAW: Brokeback Siri. I just can't quit it." TUAW 2:59 PM
  • "Customize Your Spotlight Search To Remove Unwanted Results And Find Things Faster [iOS Tip] Cult of Mac 2:56 PM
  • "How iOS 5's Twitter integration killed friction and blew up Discovr's sharing Stats" The Next Web 6:46 PM
  • "iPad 3: 5 Changes I Want/As chatter about Apple's third tablet heats up, my wish list takes shape. What do you want to see in iPad 3?" InformationWeek 3:19 PM
  • "Microsoft getting closer to delivering OneNote for the iPad?" ZDNet 2:42 PM
  • "Why Doctors are Missing/Mourning Steve Jobs the Most" PadGadget 1:20 PM
  • "Is Apple vulnerable in 2012? You bet"  CNET News 1:18 PM
  • "Opinion: Don't Bet On A Dramatically Thinner iPhone 5" AppleBitch 1:06 PM
  • "German Court rules Apple iOS devices infringe Motorola FRAND patents" Edible Apple 10:31 AM
  • "Inside Siri -- Apple's game-changing technology"  CBS News 10:25 AM
  • "Is Apple Using Patents to Hurt Open Standards?" Ars Technica 10:25 AM
  • "iPad and Lava Don't Mix – We Doubt This is Covered by AppleCare+" PadGadget 10:11 AM
  • "A Closer Look At Apple's Role In The E-book 'Conspiracy'"  paidContent 10:08 AM
  • "Can Microsoft's Upcoming App Store Model Compete with Apple, Android" PadGadget 10:07 AM
  • "The Macalope Daily: Cut on the bias" Macworld [Paid Membership Required] 10:07 AM
  • "Apple's iPad 3 Out in Spring: Maybe" Forbes 10:07 AM
  • "Could Apple bring a PC App Store to Windows?" ZDNet 8:58 AM
  • "Definition of an 'Apple fanboy' and those that use the term" The Loop 8:56 AM
  • "The iPhone Evolution [InfoGraphic] iClarified 8:34 AM
  • "Steve Jobs named Mathematica, says Stephen Wolfram" Mac.Blorge 8:00 AM
  • "Longest battery life laptops of 2011" CNET News 3:15 PM
  • "One gotcha to open source webOS: HP" ZDNet 2:11 PM
  • "With WeVideo, you can edit video in the cloud, then share it" Silicon Valley 11:35 AM
  • "The security threat Stephen King warned us about?" CSO 11:31 AM
  • "8 free Wi-Fi stumbling and surveying tools" Network World 11:31 AM
  • "Beware the Spread of Weaselware" ITworld 11:28 AM
  • "Tech Transformers: Laptops in Disguise/With the right accessories, these smartphones and tablets, like the Motorola Droid RAZR and the Asus Eee Pad Transformer Prime, can morph into laptops in a flash." PC Magazine 11:26 AM
  • "Downtime is ... good? A healthy dose of planned downtime can save your bacon. Don't buy into the 24/7, always-on culture unless you absolutely must" InfoWorld 11:16 AM
  • "Are We Suffering Global Gadget Fatigue?" New York Times [Free/Paid Registration Required] 11:15 AM
  • "Gift Guide: 9 home office helpers" The Globe and Mail [Free Registration Required] 11:09 AM
  • "Can motors in wheels spark electric car revolution?" CNN 10:30 AM
  • "In depth: Using the Kindle Fire vs. the Kobo Vox vs. the Nook Tablet" Computerworld 10:33 AM
  • "How to Jailbreak Your Kindle Touch for Future Customization" Techland 1:56 PM
  • "No, the Kindle Fire isn't doomed" CNET News 10:05 AM
  • "Google Laptops: One Year Later" TheStreet 9:34 AM
  • "The Gadget Graveyard of 2011" TheStreet 9:34 AM
  • "Why Spotify Can Never Be Profitable" TheStreet 9:34 AM
  • "iOS 5.1 Beta 2 Teases Bloggers With References To iPhone 10, iPad 8 & Apple TV 9 [Humor] Cult of Mac 2:48 PM
  • "Top 10 reasons Google's founders want to restore that airship hangar." The Joy of Tech [cartoon] 7:58 AM
Press Releases/Products/Public Relations
  • "My Xbox Live For iOS: Seamless Mobile Access" BYTE 9:40 PM
  • "UNIEA Launches 'Perfect Storm' Holiday Sales Event" UNIEA 6:30 PM
  • "Microsoft releases OneNote app for iPad" Computerworld 4:10 PM
  • "Jotly Spoof Turns Real; 'Rate Everything' App Now Available for iPhone" AllThingsD 2:48 PM
  • "Marvel Superhero Cases Could Save Christmas"  iPhone Savior 1:20 PM
  • "TUAW Best of 2011: Vote for best Mac peripheral or accessory of the year" TUAW 11:18 AM
  • "Oceanhouse Media has exciting news for Dr. Seuss fans and music enthusiasts alike. Dr. Seuss Band, the Dr. Seuss musical instrument game, is now available for Apple devices for the special introductory price of 99 cents*." Oceanhouse Media 10:35 AM
  • "Cathay Pacific to Install Wi-Fi Connectivity in Coach for IPhones, IPads" Bloomberg 10:21 AM
  • "FutureTap partners with Yext to offer premium business data in Where To?" FutureTap 10:08 AM
  • "BBC iPlayer app streams Video on the 3G mobile networks" BBC 10:07 AM
  • "StypeTap iOS Wrapper SDK Lets You Convert Palm OS Apps To iOS Apps" Redmond Pie 8:50 AM
  • " app for iOS now built for speed, adds better camera integration and file search" The Verge 8:49 AM
  • "Netgear Wireless Extreme router caters to Mac users" Electronista 8:42 AM
  • "PadGadget Weekly App Series – Relaxing Games for the Holiday Season" PadGadget 8:40 AM
  • "Spacetime Studios Releases Popular iOS MMOs for Desktops, Also Makes Gaming History" 148Apps 8:40 AM
  • "Zite's Personalized Magazine App Comes to the iPhone" Techland 8:34 AM
  • "4Videosoft Newly Updated Windows Transfer Software Supports iOS 5.0.1 and iPhone 4S" PRNewswire 8:33 AM
  • "Apple Names Halftone One of the Best Photo Apps of 2011" PRWeb 8:06 AM
  • "Mediaspace Solutions Announces iPad Application Offering Enhanced Solution Set for Advertisers" Business Wire 8:05 AM
  • "FutureTap partners with Yext to offer premium business data in Where To?" prMac 4:19 PM
  • "Voltage - New Free Brain Puzzle Game for iPhone and Android" prMac 9:20 AM
  • "StarCall: KPOP Superstars Video Call App Tops Its Own Charts, Adds IU" prMac 9:02 AM
  • "Courage Wolf Jump - New Action-Packed Jumping Game for iPhone" prMac 8:56 AM
  • "Next gen mobile business education arrives with MBA Learning Solutions" prMac 8:56 AM
  • "Christmas Chaos keeping the whole family busy on iOS and Android" prMac 8:56 AM
  • "New educational game app - Trunky Memory Game" prMac 8:55 AM
  • "Draw Lights: Christmas Lights for the iPhone" prMac 8:54 AM
  • "CatfishBlues Games announces Tiny Comet 1.0 - New Action Game for iOS" prMac 8:32 AM
  • "Turn notes and tunes into games and fun with Musical Puzzle HD for iPad" prMac 8:32 AM
  • "Penguin Glide will fly right into your heart and iPhone" prMac 8:32 AM
  • "New educational game app - Trunky Memory Game" prMac 8:32 AM
  • "Use iOS Apps to Learn More About Yourself Than Ever Thought Possible" prMac 8:05 AM
  • "Math Evolve for iOS - A Math Game for the Next Generation" prMac 8:05 AM
  • "Ava: My Talking Doll released for iOS - Free talking doll to play doctor" prMac 8:05 AM
  • "Friendle for iOS Features 7 Classic Games to Play with Friends" prMac 8:05 AM
  • "One Giant Leap - Get ready for out of this world fun on your iPhone" prMac 8:05 AM
  • "Pyronyx releases iQila 1.0 for iOS - App for Interior Design Enthusiasts" prMac 8:05 AM
  • "Team NEETBytes Latest Offering - Magic Jewels: Flood the Gems" prMac 8:04 AM
  • "Bible Audio Pronunciations iPhone App Expands Library" prMac 8:04 AM
  • "TapDownApps releases BullyBee, BullyBee Free - Casual style game for iOS" prMac 8:04 AM
  • "Downloads Pro - Full-Featured Desktop Download Manager in Your Pocket" prMac 8:04 AM
  • "The Night Before Christmas - Read, Color, & Puzzle Released for iPad" prMac 8:04 AM
  • "Fruits Collector 1.0 for iOS - 4-Mode Game - Slash, Drag, and Tap Fruits" prMac 8:04 AM
  • "YooHoo & Friends - Action Sticker HD: Famous Stuffed Toy Animals for iOS" prMac 8:04 AM
  • "Puzzling Plates iPad app Inspires Students to Explore Plate Tectonics" prMac 8:04 AM
  • "Juggle with Mr Marcus for iPhone - Only App Helping Beginners" prMac 8:04 AM
  • "The iPhone Dock That Will Get You Kicked Out of Your Building" Core 77 7:55 AM
Computer Industry
  • "Microsoft v. Motorola battlemap updated: 53 patents-in-suit, complaints filed in 7 different courts" Foss Patents 9:30 AM
  • "Microsoft Sprints Ahead in the Race For the Living Room" AllThingsD 9:46 AM
  • "Windows Embedded could take Microsoft way beyond gadgets: Microsoft's Embedded Windows team has reorganized and expanded, largely to pursue 'intelligent systems' technology, which could turn into the company's next multibillion-dollar business." Seattle Times 11:34 AM
  • "Microsoft Dynamics Has Become Microsoft's Locus Of Innovation" InformationWeek 10:09 AM
  • "Microsoft releases old recovery software in new wrapper: The free Windows Defender Offline tool looks to be Standalone System Sweeper with a new name and support for Windows 8" InfoWorld 11:16 AM
  • "Microsoft updates Azure with SDK and Hadoop preview: SQL improvements and open source support included" The Register 1:52 PM
  • "What's in (and missing from) Microsoft's latest batch of Azure cloud updates" ZDNet 2:09 PM
  • "Microsoft Delivers Silverlight 5" eWeek 10:45 AM
  • "Microsoft releases Silverlight 5" ZDNet UK 2:12 PM
  • "Microsoft ships Silverlight 5 with performance and security boost" V3 1:59 PM
  • "Admins braced for hefty Christmas Patch Tuesday from Microsoft" V3 1:58 PM
  • "Microsoft and Nissan launch cloud partnership" Financial Times [Paid Membership Required] 10:02 AM
  • "Nissan, Microsoft plan computer system for dealers" MarketWatch 9:47 AM
  • "Xbox Live Users Must Cede Legal Rights" TheStreet 9:34 AM
  • "Five things H-P's Meg Whitman should do right now" MarketWatch 2:59 PM
  • "Here's How to Save H-P Right Now" [Video Report] MarketWatch 3:00 PM
  • "HP study finds security holes in privilege management" V3 1:58 PM
  • "HP Blows Through Final TouchPad Stock On eBay" InformationWeek 11:13 AM
  • "H-P General Counsel Holston Departs" [Paid Membership Required] 4:12 PM
  • "Final $99 Touchpads sell out in minutes" TG Daily 1:50 PM
  • "Dell Resellers Pitch EHRs To Physicians: Computer maker partners with value-added resellers on electronic health record hardware, software, and services for small medical practices." InformationWeek 11:13 AM
  • "Intel cuts outlook, feels drive shortage pain: Shares of chip giant sink, the leading Dow component decliner" MarketWatch 9:47 AM
  • "Intel Slashes Sales Outlook by $1 Billion on Hard Drive Shortage" AllThingsD 9:50 AM
  • "Intel slashes sales forecast on hard drive shortage" CNNMoney 9:30 AM
  • "Intel lowers 4th-quarter revenue outlook citing hard disk drive supply shortages" Associated Press [Free Registration Required] 9:49 AM
  • "Intel Sees Opportunity in Shortage of Drives" New York Times [Free/Paid Registration Required] 9:44 PM
  • "Intel Cuts Revenue Outlook" [Paid Membership Required] 9:39 AM
  • "Report: Intel has 14-nm process running in the lab" EE Times 10:44 AM
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