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MacSurfer's Archive: Thursday, December 22, 2011


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Tuesday Highlights: Apple, Ireland reach agreement on back taxes, appeal with EU to be heard in Fall—more in our Apple/Macintosh section; Deutsche Bank sends "brutal" analysis of Apple's HomePod, believes mistakes "will cost it a huge new market"; ex VP of Samsung now with Apple as company hopes to gain traction in Samsung's home market; early adopters of iPhone X seem to love all aspects of the phone save Siri; a couple new advertisements from Apple highlight iPad support for Apple Pencil; now you can allow Amazon to deliver packages right to your car; DigiTimes reporting Apple seeks OLED price cuts for iPhones, and Rosenblatt Securities analysis predict a $200 price drop in 2018 Fall LCD iPhones; iMore takes an Apple Watch and Suunto GPS watch for a backcountry run; Aaron Ho compares 8 Qi chargers for new iPhones.

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  • "Photo gallery scrolling patent: Apple likely to win German ruling against Motorola in February"  Foss Patents 5:35 PM
  • "German court says Galaxy Tab 10.1 revision is just fine: Apple has been dealt a significant blow in its efforts to ban the Galaxy Tab 10.1 in Germany."  CNET News 10:04 AM
  • "Apple nears German court rebuff in row with Samsung"  Reuters 5:32 AM
  • "Apple loses one in its iPad tablet war with Samsung" ZDNet 3:59 PM
  • "Apple Unlikely to Win Ban on Samsung Galaxy 10.1N, Court Says"  Bloomberg 8:03 AM
  • "Apple unlikely to secure Galaxy Tab 10.1N ban in Germany" GigaOM 8:02 AM
  • "Apple Confirms Future Glass-Roofed Store: In a rare public admission, an Apple spokesperson has confirmed construction of a replacement retail store in Palo Alto (N. Calif.), which building plans indicate will include a vaulted glass roof identical to the design of the Upper West Side (NYC) store."  ifoAppleStore 10:04 PM
  • "Construction to begin soon on 'prototype' Apple store in downtown Palo Alto" ["'It's a very unique building,' Palo Alto planning manager Steven Turner told The Daily News. 'The retail space within the building is very visible to pedestrians who are walking past.'"]  San Jose Mercury News [Free Registration Required] 4:33 AM
  • "Apple to begin construction on new prototype Palo Alto Store with a skylight, trees and more" The Next Web 4:48 AM
  • "Evolution of the Apple Store as Told by Thomas Park" Arch Daily 4:46 AM
  • "Anobit acquisition keeps Apple ahead in flash memory" CNET News 8:01 AM
  • "With Sync Solved, Dropbox Squares Off With Apple's iCloud"  Wired 10:07 AM
  • "Graphisoft talks about illegality of Mac in Communist Hungary" Architosh 11:50 AM
  • "iTunes in the Cloud and iTunes Match Availability" Apple Support 4:12 PM
  • "Review: CrumplePop's 'ToneGrade' Plug-in for Final Cut Pro X." Wetpixel 4:58 AM
  • "Neat Image review: Neat Image can reduce noise, preserve the shape of the objects and add sharpening to the result" Macworld UK 8:05 AM
  • "Piezo records other apps' audio...easily" Macworld 9:11 AM
  • "The Easy, Cheap Way To Save It And Read It Later On Your Mac" Mac 360 4:30 AM
  • "Free: Over 100 Ways To Tweak And Tune Up Your Mac" Mac 360 4:30 AM
  • "Check the Available Hard Drive Space on a Mac" Macinstruct 4:29 AM
  • "Mac Tip: Opening A Webpage From The Dock" MacTrast 6:14 AM
  • "Increase the Size of Desktop Wallpaper Thumbnails in System Preferences" OS X Daily 8:06 AM
  • "Mac OS X: Using Command-Tab to Bring Back Minimized Windows" The Mac Observer 7:46 AM
  • "Force An Application To Open A File [OS X Tips] Cult of Mac 8:51 AM
  • "Need QuickTime 7? Download it direct from Apple" FairerPlatform 7:50 AM
  • "Superior Alternatives to Crappy OS X Software" Lifehacker 1:49 PM
Press Releases
  • "Usher in the Christmas Season With This 8-bit Interactive Fireplace App for Your Mac!" MacTrast 5:25 PM
  • "Lion-Compatible Quicken Coming to Max OS X this Spring [Update] The Mac Observer 3:43 PM
  • "Intuit Plans Lion-Compatible Quicken 2007 Update" TidBITS 1:48 PM
  • "3.5 Developer Preview" Unity 1:47 PM
  • "iWeb Themes Park Wishes the Best and Offers 4 Free Christmas Templates" iWeb Themes Park 9:22 AM
  • "Return to Rapture this January with Bioshock 2 for OS X" Appletell 8:51 AM
  • "Thunderbird 9: Gecko 9 engine, improved Personas support" FairerPlatform 7:47 AM
  • "Contrast for Mac - Free Trial Now Available" prMac 5:39 AM
  • "Embraceware releases Shuttle Scuttle for Mac" prMac 5:34 AM
  • "Quickstart American Sign Language on Mac App Store" prMac 5:33 AM
  • "Noteboom Productions introduces Tutor for Numbers '09 in Mac App Store" prMac 5:16 AM
  • "Tropical Software Holiday Sale - TopXNotes iPhone Free" prMac 5:16 AM
  • "10 Million Book Girl Roars with iPad app for Mac Lion" prMac 4:47 AM
  • "Data Recovery Guru for OS X: Scan + Recover Deleted Files Simultaneously" prMac 4:47 AM
  • "Great Photo by Everimaging is on Mac App Store" prMac 4:47 AM
  • "Real Racing 2 Now Also Available On The Mac App Store" MacStories 4:46 AM
General Interest/Potpourri
  • "Steve Jobs' legacy and the tech lessons of 2011" CNET News 8:02 AM
  • "iPad gets 83% satisfaction rating" The Loop 4:02 PM
  • "Distimo: Apple's App Store Still Beats Android On Revenues; Freemium Rules" paidContent 4:49 AM
  • "New iPhone? No thanks, say cash-conscious Europeans" Reuters 4:36 AM
  • "Apple at work in the kitchen" ["Indeed, the key reason why many people prefer apps rather than leafing through dog-eared pages of a cookbook is the step-by-step instructions with visual aids that help them learn as they go. 'As these apps become more widely available, everyone with a smart phone or iPad will use them,' says Paolo."]  Independent Online: South Africa 4:56 AM
  • "How much do the Chinese love their Apple iPads? A lot. Despite delayed launches, they download nearly as many iPad apps as U.S. users" Fortune 9:58 AM
  • "GCI buys 'thousands' of iPhones and other devices, memo says, in ramp-up of mobile newsroom tech" Gannett Blog 8:05 AM
  • "USA Today Parent Company Gannett Stockpiling iDevices for Journalists" MacTrast 8:05 AM
  • "1976 letter calls 21-year-old Steve Jobs a hard bargaining, secretive 'joker'" AppleInsider 4:01 PM
  • "HTC Announces It's Completed Patent Workaround" iDownload Blog 8:03 AM
  • "Apple advertises Boxing Week iTunes sale in Canada, 69-cent songs and albums from $5.99" 9 to 5 Mac 4:36 AM
  • "Steve Jobs to get Grammy for revolutionizing music" Reuters 9:52 PM
  • "iPhone 4S gets creamed by huge truck, keeps ticking" CNET News 3:49 PM
  • "More Picture-Takers Are Phoning It In" AllThingsD 11:58 AM
  • "Smartphones killing point-and-shoots, now take almost 1/3 of photos" GigaOM 1:48 PM
  • "Apple drops 180-day deadline for Complete My Album discount" SlashGear 8:02 AM
  • "Video: Santa's Digital Downtime" AllThingsD 4:03 PM
Non-Apple News
  • "Seagate backup biz deletes name, restores EVault brand" The Register 11:17 AM
  • "Nintendo finds a way to patch Wii Zelda game" TG Daily 11:16 AM
  • "Paint-on solar cells could power homes: Researchers at the University of Notre Dame have developed a 'solar paint' that could be slapped on the outside of a house to help generate power for the devices inside." TG Daily 11:15 AM
  • "Verizon To Launch a Home Media Server In 2012, Plans To Eliminate Set-Top Box" TechCrunch 11:12 AM
  • "3D Printing: A Technology Awaits its iPad Moment" Computerworld 10:55 AM
  • "Cricket Becomes Fourth U.S. LTE Carrier" PC Magazine 10:54 AM
  • "Sony Xperia Starting Ice Cream Sandwich Upgrade in March" eWeek 10:31 AM
  • "Self-healing system repairs broken wires, traces" EE Times 10:31 AM
  • "Amazon separates servers from IP addresses" ZDNet UK 11:29 AM
  • "Amazon adds networking tools for private clouds: Enterprises will be able to connect two virtual networking interfaces to one cloud instance" IDG News Service 10:22 AM
  • "Nimbula Launches Cloud Migration Service: Startup urges enterprises with systems running in public clouds to move their workloads to in-house private cloud environments." InformationWeek 10:43 AM
  • "RIM: Boy Genius Says Development Issues Delayed BB 10" Barron's 11:38 AM
  • "RIM BlackBerry 10 Doesn't Work, Says Insider: BlackBerry 10 is delayed because the software isn't ready, an inside source says, not because the company is waiting for a new chipset as RIM CEOs claim." InformationWeek 11:42 AM
  • "Nintendo's President Expecting a Strong Holiday and Says What He Really Thinks of Zynga" AllThingsD 9:46 AM
  • "Cellphone Jugglers Seek Best Deals" [Paid Membership Required] 9:40 AM
  • "Nest Thermostat Teardown Reveals Beautiful Innards, Powerful ARM CPU, Zigbee Radio" TechCrunch 10:04 AM
  • "Mac Geek Gab Premium Podcast: MGG 371: Managing Your Media, Viruses, Cool Stuff Found" The Mac Observer 4:14 PM
  • "Ask Dave Podcast: Change the Color of an Area without Making a Selection" Layers Magazine 10:54 AM
  • "iPhone Sales: 30.3 Million This Quarter, 111.4 Million in Fiscal 2012" AllThingsD 9:59 AM
  • "iPhone Sales Strong in U.S., U.K. and Australia, Weaker in Much of Europe" MacRumors 10:24 AM
  • "Wowza: Apple will likely ship 30.3M iPhones this quarter" VentureBeat 5:34 PM
  • "Apple locks in flash tech with Anobit buy" ZDNet UK 4:36 AM
  • "Purchasing of 7-inch panel surpass that of 9.7-inch" DigiTimes 4:37 AM
  • "Job listing points to future Berlin Apple Store" TUAW 8:08 AM
Apple Patent Applications
  • "The Race is on for Next Generation Fuel Cell Powered Devices" Patently Apple 8:57 AM
  • "Apple fuel cell patent applications envision 'weeks without refueling'" CNET News 3:44 PM
  • "Apple Patents Involve The Magic Trackpad, Device Foot, More" MacNews 9:57 AM
  • "Why Facebook and other iPhone and iPad apps sometimes say 'Cleaning...'" TiPb 4:14 PM
Price Trackers/Deals
  • "Frogbert For iPhone And iPad Is Free Right Now (Previously $0.99)" Apple Sliced 9:08 AM
  • "ZENONIA For iPhone Is Free This Week (Was $0.99)" Apple Sliced 9:08 AM
  • "Mythical Gem HD For iPad Is Temporarily Available For Free (Normally $2.99)" Apple Sliced 9:08 AM
  • "PadGadget Daily App Deal – 74 iPad Apps on Sale" PadGadget 4:46 AM
  • "13" MacBook Pro Prices & Deals" MacPrices 8:09 AM
  • "15" MacBook Pro Prices & Sales" MacPrices 8:09 AM
  • "MacBook Air Prices & Sales" MacPrices 8:09 AM
  • "Free overnight shipping, local store pickup for last-minute Xmas orders" MacPrices 8:54 AM

  • "Magic Cable Duo review: Durable double-duty dynamo" GigaOM 10:04 PM
  • "Lifehack Product Review: Sonomax sculpted eers Headphones" Stepcase Lifehack 10:06 PM
  • "XtremeMac Soma Stand" iLounge 5:25 PM
  • "Altec Lansing iMT630 Classic provides good sound in a compact package" Macworld 8:51 AM
  • "In iPhone car kit face-off, TuneBase outpaces RoadTrip" Macworld 11:58 AM
  • "SHOWWX+ HDMI review: Apple-compatible projector reveals bigger picture" Macworld UK 4:46 AM
  • "A Pair of Buds Both Eco- and Ear-Friendly" New York Times [Free/Paid Registration Required] 9:52 PM
  • "Review + Giveaway: Case-Mate Barely There Brushed Aluminum case for iPhone 4S, iPhone 4" TiPb 9:11 AM
  • "Cars 2 AppMates iPad toys stuck in neutral" Macworld 10:05 PM
iPad/iPhone/iPod touch Apps
  • "Living a Microsoft lifestyle using Apple iOS products - Lync, OneNote, Xbox for iPhone and iPad and more, oh my" Scott Hanselman's Computer Zen 4:45 AM
  • "Microsoft SkyDrive for iOS mini-review" BetaNews 3:59 PM
  • "Skitch's new iPad app is worthy of drawing your attention" VentureBeat 5:19 AM
  • "WD TV Remote iPhone app: Mostly a hit" CNET News 3:45 PM
  • "Rolling Stone's Beatles Album-by-Album Guide Review: Beatles guide delivers, but slightly disappoints" Macworld 8:51 AM
  • "Download M.U.S.E. for iPad for a Console-Like Shooter Game Experience" PadGadget 8:16 AM
  • "'Wind-up Knight' Review - The Little Knight That Could" Touch Arcade 4:13 PM
  • "Curio Review: Escape a mental asylum and insanity at the same time by running as far as possible without letting Ron lose his wits." 148Apps 9:11 AM
  • "Kingdom Rush Review: Orcs, trolls and evil wizards oh my. Kingdom Rush proves that the tower defense genre is still alive." 148Apps 10:08 AM
  • "SpySpy Review: SpySpy can be a surprisingly fun action/platformer/espionage kind of game, when the controls aren't getting in the way." 148Apps 4:02 PM
  • "Blockwick Review: The next step in the evolution of the block sliding puzzler genre." 148Apps 4:02 PM
  • "The Survivors Review" 148Apps 4:02 PM
  • "Björk: Solstice Review" 148Apps 4:02 PM
  • "ZENONIA 4 Review: Get ready to embark on an epic quest, spanning multiple time periods, in ZENONIA's most recent and refined offering." 148Apps 8:08 AM
  • "How to prevent stolen iMessages" Macworld 5:48 PM
  • "How to use Siri to type on your Mac" MacFixIt 4:13 PM
  • "How To Make Your iPhone's Home Button More Responsive [iOS Tips] Cult of Mac 10:19 PM
  • "Netflix still Vastly more Popular than iTunes for Movied and TV Shows" PadGadget 10:04 PM
  • "Ted Landau's User Friendly View: Why Apple Strays from 'Keep it Simple" The Mac Observer 9:40 PM
  • "Cassandra -Friday Review: The Weekend Arrives" eXtensions 9:40 PM
  • "Google's Andy Rubin optimistic about Apple's ITC win against HTC" SlashGear 5:55 PM
  • "A Samsung vs Apple Argument" iSource 4:12 PM
  • "Microsoft, Apple Mount Legal Attack on Android" Forbes 4:03 PM
  • "iPhone is for games, Android is for other apps" GigaOM 3:49 PM
  • "An Overlooked Apple Acquisition" ["My counter is always the same: if Apple is going to make a fairly large acquisition, they better be buying Nintendo"]  The Motley Fool 3:45 PM
  • "Will Apple's upcoming 'prototype' store serve coffee?" CNET News 3:45 PM
  • "Steve Jobs, Eddie Stobart and other business icons who died in 2011" Telegraph 11:58 AM
  • "Steve Jobs on Video games as the future of learning [Video] The Next Web 11:58 AM
  • "Siri 2.0: How to serve me better" ZDNet 11:29 AM
  • "How U.S. Carriers Fool You Into Thinking Your iPhone 4S Is Unlocked" Forbes 10:52 AM
  • "Editorial: As CES Grows, Will Microsoft's Loss Be Apple's Gain?"  iLounge 10:08 AM
  • "I Used to Be a TV Producer, Until Apple Canceled My Show" Wired 10:08 AM
  • "Support Vs. Optimization: Dealing With Mobile Web Browsers" Webmonkey 10:07 AM
  • "Apple Versus AT&T: Who Makes the Money?" Forbes 9:59 AM
  • "The vacuum left in presenting on things technology now that Steve Jobs has gone. Can All Things Digital's Kara Swisher fill the gap? Um, er, No." Les Posen's Presentation Magic 8:08 AM
  • "Apple's Juicy 2012 Hardware Harvest" MacNewsWorld 8:04 AM
  • "Smart TV is ready for the Apple television moment" Computerworld 7:48 AM
  • "Isn't it finally time to retire the Apple's Reality Distortion Field label?"  ZDNet 4:55 AM
  • "Was Woz Right?" ["Steve Wozniak, Apple's co-founder, alleged that a company like his could have never emerged in 'structured' Singapore, a place he said does not encourage people to think for themselves and dishes out 'severe' punishment for bad behavior."] WSJ Blogs 4:49 AM
  • "Explosions, delays and smaller iPads: iPad 3 rumour roundup for the past week" Network World 4:48 AM
  • "The Steve Jobs Statue & the Four-Dimensional Visionaries of BIM" ReadWriteWeb 4:48 AM
  • "Judge: 'We don't think someone buys a Samsung to make his table neighbor at the coffee house believe he owns an iPad'" 9 to 5 Mac 8:03 AM
  • "Apple May Get To Remove Obvious Features From Android" Techdirt 4:34 AM
  • "Forget Siri: Google Voice Phone Searches May Display Results on TV" SEO by the Sea 10:05 PM
  • "Will There Ever Be A Universal, MP3-Like Standard For E-Books?" paidContent 11:38 AM
  • "Best of Google Maps and Google Earth 2011" [Slideshow] PCWorld 10:55 AM
  • "Gadget Round Up: Some of the coolest gadgets Technology Review has come across in the past year." [Video Report] Technology Review 11:13 AM
  • "The 12 Coolest Gadgets: Take a look at some of the most interesting, drool-worthy, and lust-inducing products to pass through the PCMag Labs lately." PC Magazine 10:54 AM
  • "3 game-changers in the cloud: Get ready -- or else" InfoWorld 10:45 AM
  • "The tech industry's biggest bozos of 2011: Léo Apotheker, Mark Zuckerberg, Reed Hastings, and the RIM twins are the bozos of the year, along with the iPhone 5 rumormongers" InfoWorld 10:44 AM
  • "Samsung Focus S: Slick Windows Phone -- for consumers only/The sleek smartphone's Windows Phone 7.5 'Mango' OS has real appeal, but it can't work in most businesses" InfoWorld 10:44 AM
  • "Who should kick off CES with Microsoft no longer opening the show?" Houston Chronicle 10:42 AM
  • "Mark your calendar now for the big data days of 2012" GigaOM 10:39 AM
  • "Webpages showing sharp growth in girth" BBC 10:16 AM
  • "The 12 treats of Christmas: 2011's best tech releases/From the perfect camera to the top phone, read David Phelan's guide to this year's must-have gadgets" The Independent 10:46 AM
  • "Last Minute Christmas Gifts: Chargers as Stocking Stuffers" ABCNews 10:15 AM
  • "7 Strategies For Better Database Security In 2012" InformationWeek 10:08 AM
  • "Why Skyrim is Not My Game of the Year" Forbes 9:55 AM
  • "Is there a cloud bubble? There are plenty of signs that the cloud computing market is maturing -- including blockbuster acquisitions. But is it starting to froth?" Fortune 9:52 AM
  • "2012: The Year Of The Disposable Computer" Seeking Alpha 9:52 AM
  • "Android tablets to buy if you don't want (or can't afford) an Apple iPad 2" Bloomberg [Free Registration Required] 9:50 AM
  • "The Tech.pinions Predictions For 2012" Tech.pinions 8:59 AM
  • "Opinion: The best hope for the future of Firefox/Even as Google extends Mozilla's funding for another three years, Firefox is losing market share" PCWorld 4:48 AM
  • "Good Riddance: 9 Bad Tech Ideas That Expired In 2011" Business Insider 4:48 AM
  • "Siri: The Holiday Horror Movie" TiPb 8:52 AM
Press Releases/Products/Public Relations
  • "iPhone Holiday Cards For The Last-Minute Lagger" iPhone Savior 9:40 PM
  • "DOS Emulator Returns To The App Store" App Advice 5:34 PM
  • "Virgin thinks your iPhone needs an ugly holiday sweater, too" The Next Web 4:13 PM
  • "Autodesk acquires T-Splines technology assets" Architosh 11:50 AM
  • "Law And Order Legacies Game For iOS Released" AppleBitch 11:28 AM
  • "Just Kik it: New Kik API lets you share from any app across iOS, Android" VentureBeat 11:02 AM
  • "Grab it While You Can: iMAME Emulator App for iOS" Wired 10:07 AM
  • "Put a Moog synthesizer on your iPhone for 99 cents" CNET News 10:00 AM
  • "Jeff Gamet Looks at Kindle Fire, Holiday Gifts The Tech Lounge" The Mac Observer 9:57 AM
  • "LogMeIn: Now free on iOS" ZDNet 11:28 AM
  • "LogMeIn Offers a Free Remote Access App for iOS with the Ability to View, Control, and Access Files" Lifehacker 9:15 AM
  • "UnlockFX: Add New Unlock Animations to Your iPhone" iDownload Blog 9:02 AM
  • "Gorgeous-looking platformer Crazy Hedgy dashes onto the iPhone and iPad" PocketGamer 8:57 AM
  • "On My Holiday Wish List -Seagate GoFlex" MacNews Blog 8:56 AM
  • "Creative Gear for under $50" [Slideshow] Macworld 8:03 AM
  • "Hype: iPhone-controlled helicopter and get creative with a shoe-painting kit" McClatchy-Tribune 8:01 AM
  • "Top 10 must-have iPad games for 2012" iPad.Blorge 7:49 AM
  • "Proven Jailbreak/Unlock Software Available For iPhone 4S/4 iOS 5.0.1" PRWeb 5:37 AM
  • "Best Sudoku App for iPad & iPhone Launches New Update On Apple's iTunes App Store" PRWeb 5:37 AM
  • "Premium iPhone and iPad Live-Looper Instrument App 'Loopy' Up To 50% Off For Holiday Period" PRWeb 5:37 AM
  • "Mega Man X comes to iPhone, fans hate the result" VentureBeat 11:59 AM
  • "Mega Man X available on iPhone and iPod Touch, includes in-app purchase upgrades" The Verge 5:31 AM
  • "Evernote's Skitch Arrives On iPad...iPhone Version Still 'In The Works'" TechCrunch 10:04 AM
  • "Skitch now available on iPad" TiPb 4:48 AM
  • "Kindle for iOS updated with PDF, newspaper and magazine support" BGR 4:48 AM
  • "An Emergency Kit For Children With Books-Are-Boring Syndrome" prMac 3:45 PM
  • "The Perfect Tree for iPad Spruces Up the Holidays" prMac 9:58 AM
  • "Move your files from your computer to iOS freely with SyncMeApp" prMac 9:58 AM
  • "Play N Wish Merry XMas turns finding Xtmas cards into a gaming adventure" prMac 9:58 AM
  • "The Ultimate Stain Removal Tips App is Out" prMac 9:23 AM
  • "Feel the spirit of summer in the middle of winter with Farm Mania iPhone" prMac 9:11 AM
  • "Letters App - Version 1.0 - educational ABC iPad game" prMac 8:57 AM
  • "Play virtually with a friend in real time with Playtime Anna" prMac 8:57 AM
  • "Scribble Press Launches iPad App" prMac 7:50 AM
  • "Britton Mobile Development Releases Portfolio for iPhone" prMac 7:50 AM
  • "Lord of the Runes from Nevosoft Now Available on the App Store" prMac 5:40 AM
  • "Bubble Breaker - An award winning puzzle game for your iPhone/iPod" prMac 5:38 AM
  • "Dirty Hip Hop mini for iPod and iPhone released by Digifilm" prMac 5:35 AM
  • "MacPhun Christmas Sale of 7 amazing apps including new app Cartoonatic+" prMac 5:34 AM
  • "Lightwood Games brings daily one-minute word challenge to iPhone/iPad" prMac 5:34 AM
  • "SmartHF Releases First Wi-Fi Heart Rate Monitor for iPhone, iPad" prMac 5:16 AM
  • "PhatWare Releases WritePad for iPhone, Offering Multilingual Handwriting" prMac 5:16 AM
  • "PegLight 2 v1.0 Free for iOS - Color Pegs Drawing Tool for Kids Improved" prMac 5:16 AM
  • "Gravity Cave - One button puzzle game for iPhone, iPad and Facebook" prMac 5:16 AM
  • "iPhone GPS improves Calorie Accuracy" prMac 4:55 AM
  • "idig Co presents the AmazingZoo for iPad" prMac 4:47 AM
  • "Pocket Informant 2.Oh! Integrating Events, Tasks, Contacts and Notes" prMac 4:47 AM
  • "FLK VocalPost 2.0 for iPhone and Android" prMac 4:47 AM
  • "Face-Mnemo released for iOS - Digital Memory Trainer" prMac 4:47 AM
  • "Pink Princess Games Launches Princessy Cupcakes - Children's Mobile App" prMac 4:47 AM
  • "Chopstick Flick - New Sushi Game Challenges Diners to Play with Food" prMac 4:47 AM
  • "TheDataManager releases Raghavan's Indian Flavors 1.0 for iPad" prMac 4:30 AM
  • "Mindshapes Releases Tap-A-Tune App For iPad, iPhone and iPod touch" prMac 4:30 AM
Computer Industry
  • "Oracle's focus comes into question" MarketWatch 9:48 AM
  • "Oracle top CRM vendor with No. 2, says IDC" ZDNet 11:27 AM
  • "IBM More Likely To Acquire Xerox Than Hewlett-Packard, Dell" Seeking Alpha 9:52 AM
  • "Microsoft, Motorola, Nokia And RIM To Battle Google Over Indoor Location Market" Forbes 10:39 AM
  • "AMD claims 'world's fastest GPU' title" The Register 11:18 AM
  • "AMD Claims Major Gains in Graphics Chips" WSJ Blogs 9:40 AM
  • "AMD Unveils New Flagship Radeon 7970 GPU" CRN 10:20 AM
  • "AMD back on top with new Radeon HD 7970 3D card" CNET News 10:03 AM
  • "AMD Intros Powerful Radeon 7970 GPU, New PC APU Chips" eWeek 10:32 AM
  • "Tech Stocks: Why 2012 Could Be Sweet for Intel" Minyanville 11:34 AM
  • "Intel drops Sandy Bridge CPU prices" DigiTimes 10:29 AM
  • "Bill that could 'break the Internet' delayed until 2012" CNNMoney 11:32 AM
  • "Enterprise IT spending: Blips or worries headed into 2012?" ZDNet 11:27 AM
  • "Year of the Talking Phone And a Cloud That Got Hot" [Paid Membership Required] 9:41 AM
  • "2012: Virtual desktops are all the rage" Network World 10:56 AM
  • "A Few New Year's Resolutions for Tech Companies: Constructive advice for HP, Google, Netflix and RIM--because hey, nobody's perfect." Techland 11:18 AM
Finances (Click heading for current Apple Stock price.)
Apple News
  • "Apple's Stock to Fall 50% ... and Other Outrageous Predictions for 2012" Forbes 4:03 PM
  • "Apple's Stock to Fall 50% and Other 2012 Predictions" TheStreet 11:01 AM
Industry News
  • "Tech stocks rally behind Akamai, Micron" MarketWatch 5:30 PM
  • "U.S. stocks lifted by economic data/For 2011: Dow up 5.1%, S&P 500 off 0.3%, Nasdaq down 2%" MarketWatch 5:31 PM
  • "Financials Lead Wall Street Higher" FOXBusiness 5:32 PM
  • "Stocks Gain Steam on U.S. Economy" TheStreet 5:32 PM
  • "Stocks end higher on positive jobs data" CNNMoney 5:32 PM
  • "Stocks Finish Higher as Banks, Tech Lead" CNBC 5:33 PM
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