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MacSurfer's Archive: Sunday, January 15, 2012
 

 

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Monday Highlights: Apple announces record setting iPhone pre-orders topping 4+ million units in first 24 hours, reports in our Apple/Macintosh, and General Interest sections; Christina Farr of Reuters reporting Stanford University Hospital and Duke University are on the cutting edge readying a major trial of Apple's HealthKit for tracking blood sugar levels, blood pressure; Robert McMillan thinks it will "take a social revolution for Americans to embrace the Apple Watch"; and Tim Hornyak is not sure whether Apple's got a breakthrough product in the Apple Watch; Daily Mail reporting of lawsuit from model arising out of the iCloud photo leak, celeb claims she warned Apple twice about breach; Microsoft purchases Minecraft creator Mojang for a cool $2.5 billion, what does it mean for Mac and iOS? More on the huge acquisition in our Computer Industry section and on our sister site, TechNN; Tim Cook interviewed on Charlie Rose; Steve Jobs' life summed up in an infographic; Forbes interviews watch maven Jean-Claude Biver who has interesting things to say about Apple's Watch; AppleInsider on new features in Apple's A8 chip; SMS continuity between iOS 8 and Yosemite delayed until October; Macworld reviews SlingTV, offers tips on making your laptop spill-proof; AppAdvice primer on iPhones/iPads compatible with iOS 8; iCloud security called "awful" by Wired, three solutions offered.

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Apple/Macintosh
  • "Siri may infringe old Excite patents" I, Cringely 7:35 AM
  • "How NOT to bet on Apple's quarterly earnings Report" Fortune 7:38 AM
  • "Buy Apple's Suppliers: Checks Indicate Profits Are Soaring" Seeking Alpha 7:45 AM
  • "Apple halts iPhone 4S sales in China after near-riot: A massive crowd outside Apple's flagship in Beijing turns ugly. The store is pelted with eggs after the phone's retail launch is delayed because of safety concerns." Chicago Tribune [Free Registration Required] 7:39 AM
  • "Apple launches recycling scheme for iPhones, iPads, Macs and PCs in UK: New reuse and recycling program to be operated by Dataserv" ITworld 7:40 AM
  • "Demand for mobile data explodes with iPhone 4S" iTWire 7:45 AM
  • "Apple's plans for your living room: On Apple TV, 'iTV', Siri, and all the rest" TUAW 3:15 PM
  • "Apple unveils supplier names with 2012 responsibility Report: 'Significantly fewer cases of underage labour'" Macworld UK 1/14
  • "Apple Takes the Lead in Manufacturer Responsibility" Yahoo! News 1/14
  • "Nearly Transparent Store Planned For France" ifoAppleStore 1/14
  • "Reacting to Apple at CES 2012: Intel's Ultrabooks to Samsung's Galaxy Note" AppleInsider 1/14
  • "Apple loses ITC patent lawsuit ruling against Motorola" The Next Web 1/14
  • "Apple's War On Amazon Starts Thursday" Cult of Mac 1/14
  • "Is Apple Going to Replace College Textbooks with iPads?" Yahoo! News 1/14
  • "iPad sales estimates for Q1 range from 11.7 to 19.5 million" Fortune 1/14
OS X
News
  • "More PCI-express SSD cards coming to OS X" MacFixIt 1/14
AppleCare/Troubleshooting
  • "Bugs & Fixes: Solving Mac App Store download errors" Macworld 1/13
Reviews/How-To/Tips
  • "Did you know? iTunes has a 'quick preview' that will save you some time" The Next Web 1/13
  • "How to change the Mac's system voice" Macworld 1/13
  • "Show Filename Extensions in Mac OS X" OS X Daily 1/13
  • "Review: Crumplepop effects Lumineux, Noire Moderne, Paul Irmiter Dacar for Final Cut Pro X" IT.Enquirer 1/13
  • "Change & Customize the Dock in Mac OS X Lion with Docker" OS X Daily 1/13
  • "59 Ways To Tinker, Tweak, And Customize Your Mac For Free" Mac 360 1/13
  • "The TARDIS effect (Time and Relative Dimension in Space) Comes To A Mac Alarm App" Mac 360 1/13
Op/Ed
  • "Why the Video pros are moving away from Apple"  Ars Technica 8:41 PM
  • "Dumbing down Mac OS X: Lion's Address Book" Betalogue 3:15 PM
  • "Lion discussions cover issues with versions; Snow Leopard installation on new Macs; and document save/state behavior that varies with applications and options." MacInTouch 1/13
Press Releases
  • "Fun Game: Will You Dare Step Foot Inside the Haunted Manor? Of Course." Cult of Mac 1/14
  • "GraphicConverter 7.6: Improved pro grade tools" FairerPlatform 1/14
  • "Skype 5.5 beta delivers tweaked UI, improved quality" FairerPlatform 1/13
  • "Apple: A Year To Remember. Made On Your Mac." RazorianFly 1/13
  • "Fat Apps releases VideoBuffet movie browser and player for Mac" prMac 1/13
  • "Qoppa Software major product release of PDF Studio, new content editing" prMac 1/13
  • "Newly MXF File To Final Cut Express Converter Released By iLifesoft" prMac 1/13
General Interest/Potpourri
  • "Singapore carriers set to launch an iPhone 4S without cameras" iMore 8:15 AM
  • "KO Gadget issued cease and desist order from Apple" iMore 1/14
  • "Sony Singing Apple's Tune: Sony's music service is moving into Apple's neighborhood. Sony's subscription-based streaming music service, Music Unlimited, will be available as an app for Apple iPhones sometime this quarter. The app will also work on Apple's iPad tablets although it won't be optimized for it." WSJ Blogs 1/13
  • "Apple Snuggles Up To Sony, Gives Cold Shoulder To OmniVision" Forbes 1/13
  • "Beijing's IPhone 4S Turmoil a Lesson to Apple, Say Analysts"  IDG News Service 1/13
  • "Apple Suspends iPhone 4S Sales in Mainland China Stores" New York Times 1/13
  • "Apple halts sale of iPhone 4S amid customer anger: Apple halts iPhone 4S sales in Beijing after angry crowd pelts Beijing Apple store with eggs" Associated Press 1/13
  • "Beijing Apple store egged after new iPhone delayed: Angry crowd eggs Apple store in Beijing after company delays iPhone 4S sales in Chinese stores" Associated Press 1/13
  • "iPhone madness in China" [Video Report] CNNMoney 1/13
  • "Apple Stops Selling iPhone In China And All Is Well" Forbes 1/13
  • "People in China would kill for iPhone 4S" BetaNews 1/13
  • "Apple suspends iPhone 4S sales in China after egg-throwing attack" CNET News 1/13
  • "Apple Suspends Sale of iPhone 4S in China Stores: A brawl broke out on Friday outside the flagship Apple Store in Beijing, as hundreds lined up to buy the company's latest smartphone, the iPhone 4S. Police swooped in to clear the crowd, and Apple halted retail sales of the new phone. WSJ's Angela Yeoh reports." [Video Report] MarketWatch 1/13
  • "Eggs thrown at Beijing Apple store" [Video Report] BBC 1/13
  • "Apple Beijing store egged in botched iPhone 4S launch: Rioting fanbois scramble from cops after egg-stream outburst" The Register 1/13
  • "Overwhelmed by crushing demand, Apple halts Friday's iPhone 4S launch in China" Fortune 1/13
  • "China's iPhone mob tops list of consumers going crazy" Los Angeles Times [Free Registration Required] 1/13
  • "Video: Chaos at Beijing Apple store" UTSanDiego 1/13
  • "Apple Mini-Stores Coming to Target" Mashable 1/13
  • "Apple Takes Aim at Target" [Video Report] MarketWatch 1/13
  • "Apple, Amazon and Google take lazy punters hostage/Open ... and Shut Would-be monopolists have a new tool to claim control over the unsuspecting masses: sloth." The Register 1/13
  • "Yes, Apple employees were at CES, and some were there to buy" The Next Web 1/13
  • "Apple Store Opened, Now Spain Reseller Closing" ifoAppleStore 1/13
  • "T-Mobile on the iPhone: 'no knowledge of Apple's product roadmap'" The Verge 1/13
  • "Swiss Store Confirmed By Architectural Plans" ifoAppleStore 1/13
  • "iPhone without camera for sale? Telcos plan to launch device soon" The Straits Times [Free Registration Required] 1/13
  • "Philharmonic iPhone Disrupter Apologies (And Hasn't Slept In Days)" Gothamist 1/13
  • "iPhone's marimba halts New York Philharmonic" CNET News 1/13
  • "Ex-Mac Clone Maker Shut Down By Steve Jobs Now Makes Robots To Buy Your Old iPhone [CES 2012] Cult of Mac 1/13
  • "2012: The Year of the Kids' App-cessory" Wired 1/13
  • "I Want This Holographic iPad To Be Real [CES 2012] Cult of Mac 1/13
  • "Mind-bending iPhone sculpture pops up at London's Science Museum" Electricpig 1/13
  • "Indestructible iPad Case? Not to Bill Weir" ABCNews 1/13
  • "CES Blowout Of Awesome Stuff For Your Mac, iPhone & iPad [Gallery] Cult of Mac 1/13
  • "Photo Gallery: CES 2012 Day 4 -Cars, Mario, Solar, TV, More" The Mac Observer 1/13
  • "Missouri Couple Helps Save Aussie Man's Life Via 'Words with Friends'" KCTV 1/13
Non-Apple News
  • "Meet Autom, Your Personal Weight Loss Robot" Techland 1/13
  • "Obsessed smartphone users experience 'phantom vibrations'" TG Daily 1/13
  • "Fujitsu Japan Rolls Out 2 'Girls-Only' Cell Phones" TechCrunch 1/13
  • "While Siri Grows, Vlingo Brings Voice Control To TV" Forbes 1/13
  • "Cars Connect With Apps, the Cloud at CES" Wired 1/13
  • "Top techs preview CES 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017...: Peak geeks sneak peeks at future gadgetgasms" The Register 1/13
  • "Robotic helpers and drones at CES pave the way for the future" Computerworld 1/13
  • "CES: Buffalo demonstrates Gigabit wireless router" Network World 1/13
  • "Cubify 3D Printer CES Debut" Forbes 1/13
  • "Zynga nabs another EA exec" Financial Times [Paid Membership Required] 1/13
  • "Blackberry PlayBook Tablet Security Flaw Discovered" eWeek 1/13
  • "Notebooks becoming increasingly important for Samsung, says top executive" DigiTimes 1/13
  • "New sensation at gadget show: Phones that let you feel world" Associated Press 1/13
  • "Insecure Android a myth, Motorola exec says" Computerworld 1/13
  • "Android device makers chase Apple with cloud strategies" IDG News Service 1/13
  • "For $1000, a chance for tech glory in Vegas: A new section at the Consumer Electronics Show allows small startups to join the show" IDG News Service 1/13
  • "SAP Touts Best Results In Company History; Quarterly Sales Up 11 Percent To $5.7B" TechCrunch 1/13
  • "Ice Cream Sandwich and NFC Are No-Shows at CES" PCWorld 1/13
  • "Gmail Offline Chrome Web App Gets Settings, Shortcuts" eWeek 1/13
  • "Google's Go-To AI Guy Sees Phones Getting Much Smarter" Wired 1/13
  • "Kenyan startup claims Google 'scalped' its data after staging a STING" The Register 1/13
  • "Google accused of raiding start-up's database" TG Daily 1/13
  • "Google Board Adds Ex-VMware CEO Greene" eWeek 1/13
  • "Google Releases 'Android Design' Style Guide" PC Magazine 1/13
  • "Google+ Search Controversy Grows: Twitter and privacy experts cry foul over Google's inclusion of Google+ content in its search results, raise issue of further government intervention." InformationWeek 1/13
  • "Facebook App For Sending Messages from the Grave" ABCNews 1/13
  • "Facebook Finds Quieter Ways to Complain About Google's Search+" AllThingsD 1/13
  • "This is Your Brain on Multitasking: A life-threatening mistake caused by tech-enabled multitasking prompts Harvard doctors to suggest you kick the habit, and learn to focus." Inc. 1/13
  • "Moms Most Likely To Have Tablets, Smartphones" MacNews 1/13
Publications/Podcasts
  • "The last iPad Live ever hits the 'net tonight at 9pm ET — Be there!" iMore 8:19 PM
  • "Talkcast tonight, 10pm ET: Textbook case" TUAW 8:16 PM
  • "Gene Steinberg meets author Ted Landau, Laptop magazine's Avram Piltch, and Bill Vlahos, of InfoWallet, this week on The Tech Night Owl LIVE" The Tech Night Owl LIVE 1/13
Hardware/Software
  • "iPhone 5 may be slimmer than previous models, analyst says" Washington Post [Free Registration Required] 1/14
  • "IPad 3 Said to Have High-Def Screen, LTE"  Bloomberg 1/13
  • "Apple iPad 3 to go HD, 4G?" ZDNet 1/13
  • "The iPad 3: Quad-Core Chips And LTE Networking Expected In March" mocoNews 1/13
  • "Next-gen iPad expected to have quad-core processor, LTE support" Ars Technica 1/13
  • "Exclusive: Retina Display iPad 3 To Be Even Thinner Than iPad 2 [CES 2012] Cult of Mac 1/13
  • "Apple going greener thanks to change in cable production" GigaOM 1/13
  • "Apple getting greener, adds iPad, iPhone recycling program for U.K., France, Germany" CNET Reviews 1/13
  • "Volex takes a £4 million hit as Apple goes green" This is London 1/13
  • "Snapshot of the computer market, with and without iPad" Fortune 1/13
  • "TI shows OMAP5, claims to be 'way ahead' of Apple" Electronista 1/13
  • "Apple's IPhone 5 May Have Slimmer Body, Analyst Huberty Says" Bloomberg 1/13
  • "Morgan Stanley: Apple's next iPhone to be slimmer, may include quad-mode LTE chip" AppleInsider 1/13
  • "Rumor: iPad 3 Bluetooth Antenna Appears For Sale" AppleBitch 1/13
  • "Apple plots touch, voice and gesture UI for 3D iPhone" Computerworld 1/13
  • "Apple Patent Describes 3D Motion-Controlled iPhone Interface" The Mac Observer 1/13
  • "Apple Patent Points To New 3D User Interface For iPhone" Redmond Pie 1/13
  • "MacBook Air Hits the Sweet Spot?, Notebooks Sales Down, Ultrabooks to Add Touchscreens, and More" Low End Mac 1/13
  • "Apple extends iPhone and iPad recycling program to UK, France, and Germany" 9 to 5 Mac 1/13
  • "USB 3 Coming to Smartphones and Tablets, iOnRoad App Makes Driving Safer, MS Office on iPad, and More" Low End Mac 1/13
  • "IPhone Chipmaker Audience Files to Raise $75 Million in IPO" Bloomberg 1/13
Price Trackers/Deals
  • "Apple MacBook Pro Buyer's Guide -15 Inch Models -Prices Up To $310 Off Current Machines" MacReviewZone 1/14
  • "Mac mini Buyer's Guide -Up to $74 Off Current Models -The Best Mac mini Prices, Reviews And Information" MacReviewZone 1/14
  • "Jambalaya For iPhone Is Free Today (Was $1.99)" Apple Sliced 1/14
  • "Ring Toss 3D For iPhone and iPad Is Free Right Now (Previously $1.99)" Apple Sliced 1/14
  • "Gemz HD For iPad Is Temporarily Available For Free (Normally $1.99)" Apple Sliced 1/14
  • "Balliland XL For iPhone Is Temporarily Available For Free (Normally $1.99)" Apple Sliced 1/13
  • "Penguin Pounce For iPhone Is Free Right Now (Previously $0.99)" Apple Sliced 1/13
  • "Powder Monkeys For iPhone and iPad Is Free Today (Was $0.99)" Apple Sliced 1/13
  • "13" MacBook Pro Prices & Deals" MacPrices 1/13
  • "15" MacBook Pro Prices & Sales" MacPrices 1/13
  • "17" MacBook Pro Prices & Current Bundles" MacPrices 1/13

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Reviews/How-To/Tutorials/Tips
Reviews
  • "Performance Comparison: All Apple May, 2011 iMacs and July, 2011, 2.5GHz Mac mini" MacReviewZone 1/14
  • "Apple Mac mini (Early 2012) review: Compact box boasting impressive performance and gaming horsepower" PC Advisor 1/13
  • "Performance Comparison Between All May, 2011 Apple iMacs and October, 2011, 15 Inch Macbook Pro Quad Core 2.5GHz" MacReviewZone [PDF Download] 1/13
  • "Review: GuitarJack 2 for iPhone and iPad" The Loop 1/13
  • "Cars 2 AppMATes Review" Mac|Life 1/13
iPad/iPhone/iPod touch Apps
  • "The best mobile apps for babies and toddlers" Appolicious 10:32 AM
  • "Valentine Camera+ for iOS/Android – Lovely Valentine Frames for Photos" MacMegasite 7:33 AM
  • "Photo collage apps for iOS" Download 1/13
  • "Image Blender Review: Combine two images into one with the help of this solid app" Macworld 1/13
  • "Genius Scan -PDF Scanner: Aptly Named App with some Excellent Output -Updated (version 2.3.1)" eXtensions 1/13
  • "Disney's 'It's a Small World' Interactive iOS App" GeekMom 1/13
  • "Free on iTunes: 3 Free iPhone Apps You'll Be Glad You Have" The Mac Observer 1/13
  • "'Transformoid' Review – Steampunk Does Little For This Breakout Clone" Touch Arcade 1/13
  • "'Aetherium II' Review - Hope You've Trained Up Your Sense Heading" Touch Arcade 1/13
  • "'Terra Noctis' Review - Straightforward Fun" Touch Arcade 1/13
  • "'Windosill' iPad Review - A Brief Trip Into Surrealism" Touch Arcade 1/13
  • "Abs Workout For iPad Review: Improve your abs in 8 minutes per session." 148Apps 1/13
  • "All-in-Pedometer Review: An app that's ideal for those who are trying to get fit through walking." 148Apps 1/13
  • "Highway2Hell Review: Dodge traffic in a hell bound muscle car." 148Apps 1/13
  • "Run Roo Run HD Review: Run Roo Run is a one-touch platformer with micro-levels that take only seconds to play, from the creator and developer of Scribblenauts." 148Apps 1/13
How-To/Tutorial
Tips
  • "Dear Aunt TUAW: How do I silence my iPhone?" TUAW 1/13
  • "Daily Tip: How to text message multiple photos at once" iMore 1/13
  • "iOS Tip: Changing The Layout Of Your Apps" MacTrast 1/13
Analysis/Commentary/Editorial/Opinion
  • "Cassandra -Monday Review: It will soon be Friday" eXtensions 9:29 PM
  • "IPhones come in black, white and gold-plated" Los Angeles Times [Free Registration Required] 8:51 PM
  • "The MacBook Air turns four years old today" TUAW 7:46 PM
  • "Phones Need Theater Mode for Silence" TidBITS 3:06 PM
  • "Thunderbolt iPhone? Don't count on it" Mac.Blorge 12:24 PM
  • "The Weirdest Customer Service Stories From The Apple Store"  Business Insider 9:05 AM
  • "4 Places Apple AirPlay Would Be Awesome: I am a huge fan of the AirPlay functionality of iOS. I think it could be even better, though" PC Advisor 7:46 AM
  • "That Pesky Mute Button" MacSparky 7:31 AM
  • "MacOS KenDensed: The iPad Rumor Frenzy & Creepy Steve Jobs Dolls" The Mac Observer 1/14
  • "Apple almost 25 percent of computer market, if iPads are counted" The Verge 1/14
  • "The Macalope Weekly: Leave the giant conglomerate alone!" Macworld 1/14
  • "Apple Supplier Responsibility and List of Apple Suppliers" eXtensions 1/14
  • "Lenovo's CEO believes the iPad is winning in a 'niche' market" The Verge 1/14
  • "A week of Apple rumor confirmations, and egg hurling" CNET News 1/14
  • "The Steve Jobs Bio Will Not Save the World: Is the book about the dead Apple founder an inspiration ... or a license to be an asshole?" The Philly Post 1/14
  • "ITC Sides With Motorola In Key Apple Patent Suit" TechCrunch 1/13
  • "4 Places Apple AirPlay Would Be Awesome" PCWorld 1/13
  • "Steve Jobs, Michael Jordan And Superstar Mythology" Forbes 1/13
  • "Why I don't recommend glowing Apple logo mods for iPhone 4 and iPhone 4S" iMore 1/13
  • "MacBook Air: The First Ultrabook Turns 4" Low End Mac 1/13
  • "I Want My iPad to Tell Me My iPhone Is Ringing" iSource 1/13
  • "Ballmer: 'We've Got to Beat Apple Anyway, So Let's Build Stores Next to Them'" MacTrast 1/13
  • "Tim Cook has his feet on the ground" Mac.Blorge 1/13
  • "It's time for Apple to bring back the Newton" ZDNet 1/13
  • "Apple Letting The Sun Shine Into Foxconn" Forbes 1/13
  • "The Macalope Daily: Late to the game" Macworld [Insider Content] 1/13
  • "The Most Interesting Things I Saw at CES 2012" Tech.pinions 1/13
  • "Yes, iPad is a computer but not a PC" Tech.Blorge 1/13
  • "Steve Jobs and how to present to government" The Globe and Mail [Free Registration Required] 1/13
  • "iPad 3 to have Siri, spotted at CES and other rumours" Network World 1/13
  • "Can Apple School the Academic World?"  MacNewsWorld 1/13
  • "Sculley: If anyone is going to change television, it's going to be Apple" 9 to 5 Mac 1/13
Non-Apple
  • "Who is winning SOPA? Read Rupe Murdoch's Twitter feed" CNET News 8:14 AM
  • "Reacting to Apple at CES 2012, part three: Sony, Motorola, RIM, Nokia" AppleInsider 7:33 AM
  • "Where the hits are streaming in 2011" TNL 1/14
  • "Dropbox Founder Wants To Build the Next Google" Slashdot 1/14
  • "Boing Boing will go dark on Jan 18 to fight SOPA" Boing Boing 1/14
  • "Reacting to Apple at CES 2012, part two: Samsung's Galaxy Note" AppleInsider 1/14
  • "Disqus' odd pseudonym analysis" Marco.org 1/14
  • "I was pleased to see the measured tone of the White House response to the citizen petition about #SOPA and #PIPA" Tim O'Reilly Google Plus 1/14
  • "Boxee explains dropping PC and Mac clients at CES" TUAW 1/14
  • "Microsoft Taking Aggressive Steps Against Linux On ARM" Slashdot 1/14
  • "PS4: Gaming Consoles May Be On Their Last Legs" Game Bandits 1/14
  • "Android is coming to everything ... everywhere" ZDNet 1/14
  • "The BBC ponders charging UK iPlayer users to watch archived content" The Next Web 1/14
  • "Kodak Sues Fuji for Digital Camera Patent Infringements" eXtensions 1/14
  • "HDTV sales look uncertain as consumers lose interest: report" ZDNet 1/13
  • "It's the wrong time to buy an ultrabook" ZDNet 1/13
  • "The Rise of WAN Optimization Part II" ZDNet 1/13
  • "The (Fake) Consumer Electronics Show" Techland 1/13
  • "Do Security Software Companies Go Too Far in Scaring Potential Customers?" Techland 1/13
  • "Reg Hardware Awards 2011 Winners: The year's best products... and the worst" Register Hardware 1/13
  • "Flash stalks Seagate's hybrid drives: Spinning disk spindoctor competes on size. Wrong move ..." Channel Register 1/13
  • "How to Retool Your IT Skills for the Cloud" CIO 1/13
  • "How to screw up a BYOD rollout" InfoWorld 1/13
  • "The 10 Coolest Gadgets at CES 2012" [Slideshow] CNBC 1/13
  • "10 Gadgets We Want to Steal Before Leaving CES" Wired 1/13
  • "Talking Your Tech: Favorites at CES" USA Today 1/13
  • "CES 2012 In Pictures" Forbes 1/13
  • "Photos: Day Five of the Consumer Electronics Show" Techland 1/13
  • "5 key takeaways from CES: Windows is back, ultrabooks are cool but not essential, LTE now mandatory for smartphones, Google TV gets a reboot and tablet-PC hybrids are on the way" Network World 1/13
  • "CES 2012: The newbies worth knowing/A lot of the computing devices at the annual gadget fest were old or me-too products. Here are the real standouts" [Slideshow] InfoWorld 1/13
  • "The Coolest Smartphones at the Consumer Electronics Show" [Slideshow] Techland 1/13
  • "Why CES is bloated, insane and too big to fail" The Globe and Mail [Free Registration Required] 1/13
  • "Cyber insurance offers IT peace of mind -- or maybe not: Cyber insurance can protect your company against data loss and liability, but it's pricey, and coverage can be complicated." Computerworld 1/13
  • "Google CEO Larry Page Just Made His First Big Mistake" Forbes 1/13
  • "Google May Have Made The Worst Mistake In Its History This Week" Business Insider 1/13
  • "Why does auto-correct still stink?" Fortune 1/13
  • "In the future, can you remain anonymous?" CNNMoney 1/13
  • "Digital nostalgia: Do tweets age like fine wine?" CNNMoney 1/13
  • "Google Just Made Bing the Best Search Engine" Gizmodo 1/13
  • "Google TV's biggest competitor looks awfully familiar" GigaOM 1/13
Humor/Cartoons
Press Releases/Products/Public Relations
  • "Blue Microphones Tiki USB mic: Beatweek 2012 Best of Show at CES" Beatweek Magazine 9:26 PM
  • "Griffin Crayola Lights, Camera, Color! HD iPad app: Beatweek 2012 Best of Show at CES" Beatweek Magazine 7:36 PM
  • "Eton Rukus solar powered stereo: Beatweek 2012 Best of Show at CES" Beatweek Magazine 7:03 PM
  • "iHome iW4 AirPlay stereo alarm: Beatweek 2012 Best of Show at CES" Beatweek Magazine 7:04 PM
  • "Just Mobile Gum Max USB battery: Beatweek 2012 Best of Show at CES" Beatweek Magazine 3:08 PM
  • "iBike helps iPad, iPhone Touch users get in better shape (CES podcast)" CNET News 3:05 PM
  • "Soul Calibur Arriving On iOS Jan 19" App Advice 7:36 AM
  • "The best iOS accessories from CES 2012" Appolicious 1/14
  • "VeprIT Photo Sense 1.1 for iOS: The Easiest Photo Enhancement App" MacMegasite 1/14
  • "iPhone mainstay Camera+ continues to be profitable, makes $5.1M" VentureBeat 1/13
  • "Cutting the cord...in an iPhone case" CNET 1/13
  • "Blue Microphones Mikey Digital: Beatweek 2012 Best of Show at CES" Beatweek Magazine 1/13
  • "Belkin WeMo home automation: Beatweek 2012 Best of Show at CES" Beatweek Magazine 1/13
  • "With iPad, You No Longer Have To Learn Board Game Rules [CES 2012] Cult of Mac 1/13
  • "CES iLounge Pavilion Day 4: Something Different" iLounge 1/13
  • "CES iLounge Pavilion Day 4: High-end Highlights" iLounge 1/13
  • "Awesome New Concept Product Turns Your iPhone Into an NES Controller" MacTrast 1/13
  • "Attorneys Develop Unique iPad Case, Turn to Kickstarter" The Mac Observer 1/13
  • "The Dark Knight Would Love To Dock His iPad In This Amazing Bat-Cycle [Gallery / CES 2012] Cult of Mac 1/13
  • "Textkraft iPad Text Processor Upgraded – Now Supports Apple iCloud" MacPrices 1/13
  • "Air Playit -- Android beta available, iOS version updated" BetaNews 1/13
  • "January is Health & Fitness Month: A month long exploration of apps and iOS gadgets that help us all maintain or create a new healthy lifestyle." 148Apps 1/13
  • "IPad Frame Bag Clamps to Your Bike" Wired 1/13
  • "Real Farmville: iPad Game Would Let Pigs Play with Humans" LiveScience 1/13
  • "Shorewood Media Releases the Kermba Mobile Application for the iPhone and iPod Touch" PRWeb 1/13
  • "BLADES App - The iPad's First Magazine for Helicopter Pilots" PRWeb UK 1/13
  • "Tipard Newly Released Multiple iPhone 4S Software Products" PRNewswire-Asia 1/13
  • "'Age of Booty' Coming to iOS, Android" Touch Arcade 1/13
  • "Chocolate Style Silicone case for iPhone 4 / 4S" USBfever 1/13
  • "USB OTG cable for iPad / iPad2 (Camera Connecter Kit Dock to USB Female host)" USBfever 1/13
  • "Favorite Four iPhone Apps for Sticking to a New Year's Diet" 148Apps 1/13
  • "CES: Carbon 6 iPhone, iPad cases made with carbon fiber backing - Hands On" Insanely Great Mac 1/13
  • "CES: Newer Technology miniStack Max adds external storage and options for Mac mini - Hands On" Insanely Great Mac 1/13
  • "CES: BubbleShield, Zip Mini Touch-n-Go, eGloves, PowerQ from The Joy Factory - Hands-On" Insanely Great Mac 1/13
  • "CES: Dry Case waterproof, vacuum seal your iPhone or iPad and includes audio jack - Hands On" Insanely Great Mac 1/13
  • "CES: XtremeMac 3-in1 Cable, Keychain battery backup, X5, X3, Duo Chargers - Hands-on" Insanely Great Mac 1/13
  • "CES: MacBook Air SSD Upgrade, Enclosure, and a crazy 2 TB SSD drive - Hands-on" Insanely Great Mac 1/13
  • "CES: iRig Mic Cast attached microphone and iRig Pre adds XLR connector to iOS device - Hands-On" Insanely Great Mac 1/13
  • "CES: iHealth Smart GlucoMeter uses your iPhone to test and track blood sugar - Hands on" Insanely Great Mac 1/13
  • "CES: Boost Case for iPhone 4/4S with detachable battery backup" Insanely Great Mac 1/13
  • "Updates to Apps: Fotopedia Wild Friends and Motor Sport" eXtensions 1/13
  • "iOmounts: Stylish Magnetically Powered iPhone/iPad Stands" The Mac Observer 1/13
  • "Open your garage door with your iPhone" ZDNet 1/13
  • "Cupidtino, The Dating Site For Apple Fans, Releases iPhone App" TechCrunch 1/13
  • "iCade Transformed Into iPhone Gamepad by Mod-God Ben Heck" PCWorld 1/13
  • "Easily Pair Your iPhone With Your Mac's Keyboard" iDownload Blog 1/13
  • "Matias releases three keyboards that power both your iPhone and Mac" Macworld 1/13
  • "ION Guitar Apprentice for iPad rocks out at CES in Video" Crave @ CNET 1/13
  • "Microsoft Office On The iPad; OnLive App Hits App Store" AppleBitch 1/13
  • "OnLive sneaks Windows 7 into the iPad" The Register 1/13
  • "Woody Woodpecker Races Into The App Store - New Universal App Available Now" App Advice 1/13
  • "Grooveshark returns to the iPhone (and other devices) with new HTML5 mobile app" The Next Web 1/13
  • "RPG meets board game: Henry and the Psionic Overlords is Released" prMac 1/13
  • "Stay Connected to Facebook, Twitter, Email, SMS with SocialBox for iPad" prMac 1/13
  • "Deep Space Lander HD 1.0 Released for iPad - Physics Based Space Game" prMac 1/13
  • "2WayResume 2.0 Released - iPhone and iPad App Has Gone Social and Global" prMac 1/13
  • "It's story time in your iPad or iPhone with Ann Can't Sleep" prMac 1/13
  • "ABC MAGIC 4 v1.0 Free for iOS - Sound Matching Pictures to Letters" prMac 1/13
  • "2012 New Year Special Offer for Apple iPod iPad and iPhone Users" prMac 1/13
  • "ArcDNA Releases Major Update For College TA: Rise of The Phoenix" prMac 1/13
  • "dash.up - a Tumblr client for iPhone is available in the App Store" prMac 1/13
  • "Panpipes Ho! Announces New Version of mScribble Music Improvisation App" prMac 1/13
Computer Industry
  • "Intel Finally Cracked The Mobile Market" Seeking Alpha 7:47 AM
  • "Intel Is Worth $33, Advanced MicroDevices Is More Risky" Seeking Alpha 7:47 AM
  • "Are AMD or NVidia graphics cards better for gaming?" CNET Asia 7:48 AM
  • "Windows on ARM will not be terribly successful says analyst" EE Times 7:52 AM
  • "Dell Vostro V131: The Vostro V131 is an 'ultra-thin and light' laptop from Dell's small-business range, with plenty of processing power under the lid." PCWorld 7:49 AM
  • "Dell introduces new Fluid Data architecture" ITP Technology 7:49 AM
  • "Scottish university in IBM business analytics education drive: University of West Scotland takes on data mining and BI courses" ITworld 7:51 AM
  • "IBM creates one bit of memory with just 12 atoms" The Verge 7:51 AM
  • "6 Technology Stocks To Consider, 1 To Avoid" Seeking Alpha 7:48 AM
  • "CES Report Card: A for Intel, B for Microsoft" Barron's 1/14
  • "Faster, Thinner, Smarter" Barron's 1/14
  • "Lenovo Yoga, the newest tablet/laptop hybrid, with a twist" TechnoBloom 1/14
  • "Intel, Samsung unite Bada and Tizen as mobile world shrinks" Electronista 1/14
  • "Samsung to merge Bada with Tizen: the OS party just got a little freaky" Engadget 1/14
  • "New Intel chip takes fast jabs at iPhone, Galaxy Nexus" CNET News 1/14
  • "Intel Pushes Superlative Ultrabooks at CES 2012" TopNews 1/14
  • "Windows Phone Beats 88% of Competitors in Speed Test" Tom's Guide 1/14
  • "Microsoft: Skype for Windows Phone coming 'soon'" Neowin 1/14
  • "Nokia CEO rubbishes rumors of sale of smartphone division" Mobile Bloom News 1/14
  • "IBM stores bits on arrays of atoms, shrinks magnetic storage to the scientific limit" Engadget 1/14
  • "AMD readying 'Lightning Bolt', their answer to Intel's Thunderbolt" Money Control 1/14
  • "AMD reveals Lightning Bolt: USB 3.0, DisplayPort, and power combine for a single-socket docking solution" The Verge 1/14
  • "OpenFlow start-up aiming at Cisco's dominance: Big Switch open sources its controller source code to spur ecosystem, innovation" Network World 1/14
Finances (Click heading for current Apple Stock price.)
Apple News
  • "Why Qualcomm Is The Best Indirect Apple Play" Seeking Alpha 7:45 AM
  • "Kedrosky Says Apple to Have 'Very Strong Quarter'" Washington Post [Free Registration Required] 1/13
  • "Apple, Microsoft: Money Flow Leaders" WSJ.com [Paid Membership Required] 1/13
  • "Is Apple's Cook Worth $378 Million? Only 41% Say 'Yes'" TheStreet 1/13
  • "Apple dips as tech stocks retreat" MarketWatch 1/13
Industry News
  • "Apple, semis decline as sector retreats: Techs broadly in the red, pacing day's retreat on Wall Street" MarketWatch 1/13
  • "Stocks Claw Back From Heavy Losses" FOXBusiness 1/13
  • "U.S. Stocks Fall Amid Downgrade Concern" Bloomberg 1/13
  • "Stocks Finish Lower on Eurozone Downgrade Jitters" TheStreet 1/13
  • "Stocks slump on eurozone downgrade fears" CNNMoney 1/13
  • "U.S. Stocks Drop: U.S. stocks fell Friday, but squeaked out an advance for the week, as fears of a credit downgrade of several euro-zone countries added to disappointing results from J.P. Morgan Chase." WSJ.com [Paid Membership Required] 1/13
  • "Stocks: Bank earnings in focus" CNNMoney 1/13
  • "Asian Stocks Rise as Lower Borrowing Costs Boost Europe Optimism" Bloomberg 1/13
  • "Asia Markets: Asia stocks mostly rise as Europe jitters ease/Shanghai and Shenzhen benchmarks tumble after forex data" MarketWatch 1/13
  • "Europe Stocks Fall on Downgrade Fears" WSJ.com [Paid Membership Required] 1/13
  • "European Stocks Drop Amid Reports of S&P Downgrades in Euro Area" Bloomberg 1/13
  • "Europe Markets: Downgrade rumors push Europe stocks down/Rumors on S&P downgrades in the euro-zone send markets south" MarketWatch 1/13
  • "Most active Nasdaq-traded stocks: Nasdaq's 10 most active stocks at 1 p.m." Associated Press 1/13
  • "Final Glance: Computer companies/Computer companies shares down at the close of trading" Associated Press 1/13
  • "Midday Glance: Computer companies/Computer companies shares mixed at 1 p.m." Associated Press 1/13

 
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