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MacSurfer's Archive: Monday, January 16, 2012
 

 

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Tuesday Highlights: As the world ponders what the next big thing from Apple might be, it could be staring us in the face on the next iPhone, the sapphire glass; EU approves Apple's purchase of Beats; Market Realist examines the App Store, Apple's continual growth engine; CNNMoney's Contessa Gayles looks at Apple's purchases of BookLamp and Swell as the company seeks to enhance their radio service; Macworld reviews Folder Tidy for OS X, which provides custom rules for cleaning up folder chaos on your Mac; Spotify fans head over to Tuts+ for a how-to on getting most out of the streaming service; remember Quicken for OS X?; Jonny Evans covers the 9 industries that are using iBeacon; warning on Instagram for iOS when used on public WiFi, can expose you to hacking risk; AppleCare+ service expanding to Mexico and Sweden; Apple updates the MacBook Pro lineup (Retina models) with faster processors, double memory, lower pricing, more in our Hardware/Software section where we've posted some of Apple's 33 granted patents, including a smart navigation routing service; and the latest iPhone 6 housing is shown in video; word from Asia that iWatch delayed, glum outlook.

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Apple/Macintosh
  • "Apple: Conservative Analyst Estimates Are Missing The Incredible Growth Story"  Seeking Alpha 8:26 AM
  • "The Simple Reason for Apple's Success"  Tech.pinions 9:31 AM
  • "Apple as top personal computer vendor" ["I included the market shares thee years ago, and the rankings with the iPad excluded.[1] Apple went from 3.42% share at the end of 2008 to 5.6% share today excluding the iPad or 17.6% including the iPad. HP went from 19.3% in 2008 to 16% today or 13% if iPad is included."]  asymco 7:58 AM
  • "Apple to blow past HP and become top personal computer vendor on strong holiday sales of Macs, iPhones and iPads" 9 to 5 Mac 8:12 AM
  • "Coca-Cola Retains Title as World's Most Valuable Brand" [Apple up nine spots to #8] Bloomberg 8:23 AM
  • "Apple jumps 9 spots to become 8th most valuable brand in the world" AppleInsider 8:28 AM
  • "Motorola Victorious Over Apple After Initial ITC Ruling" eWeek 1:53 PM
  • "Motorola did not infringe Apple's patents says ITC" The Inquirer 7:53 AM
  • "Apple admits more labor violations at overseas factories" TG Daily 7:53 AM
  • "Apple's secret is out: Apple revealed its closely guarded list of global suppliers for the first time and vowed to deal with worker abuses, hoping to deflect criticism it was turning a blind eye to cases of poor working conditions in a mostly Asian supply chain." Independent Online: South Africa 8:26 AM
  • "China's Foxconn workers: from suicide threats to a trade union? The workers who come to the city to find work making gadgets are starting to stand up for their rights" The Guardian 7:52 AM
  • "Apple confirms aluminium dust caused Chinese factory explosions: Company says it has required suppliers to put anti-dust measures into place" Computerworld 8:11 AM
  • "Apple to Give a Lesson About Textbooks" WSJ.com [Paid Membership Required] 7:57 PM
OS X
News
Reviews/How-To/Tips
  • "How Do I Install Samba Into Mac OS X Lion? [Ask MacRx] Cult of Mac 8:39 AM
  • "Generate Samples Of Your Mac's Fonts [OS X Tips] Cult of Mac 9:26 AM
  • "Time Machine: Restoring Files to Specific Locations" The Mac Observer 7:57 AM
  • "How to Enable the Video & Audio Encoder Tools in Mac OS X Lion" OS X Daily 1:05 PM
  • "Convert Video to an Audio Track Directly in Mac OS X Lion" OS X Daily 8:03 AM
Op/Ed
  • "My First Impressions of iTunes Match" iSource 12:03 PM
  • "Is iTunes the key to Apple's paid app advantage?"  GigaOM 10:37 AM
  • "Pro Video was Apple's to lose and they are" Mac.Blorge 11:59 AM
  • "Some Video Pros Are Moving Away From Apple, Here's Why"  MacTrast 9:30 AM
  • "There has been much discussion about whether cursor position is, or should be, remembered between accesses to a document. The consensus seems to be that the new position is remembered only if there is some other *substantive* change to the document.: I, for one, feel this behavior is exactly as it should be. When I'm *working* on a document, I usually want to get back to where I was the next time I open it. On the other hand, if I'm browsing through it (perhaps using Find to skip here and there), then there's no reason to remember where I last looked." MacInTouch 8:37 AM
  • "The iCloud Dilemma – the Good, the Bad and the Ugly" MacNews Blog 7:56 AM
Press Releases
  • "GraphicConverter X 7.6" TidBITS 10:46 AM
  • "Starry Night screensaver comes back to Mac" FairerPlatform 9:49 AM
  • "Alien Skin Software Announces Exposure 4 Plug-In for Photoshop and Lightroom" PRNewswire 8:44 AM
  • "IDrive® Announces Universal Online Backup for an Unlimited Number of PCs, Macs, Smartphones and Tablets on One Plan; New 'EVS' APIs for Developers" PRNewswire 8:44 AM
  • "Newly Bluray to FCP Converter for Mac Released" prMac 8:01 AM
  • "Default Folder X 4.4.8 Puts More File Management at your Fingertips" prMac 8:00 AM
  • "Cultures: Northland discovers the Mac App Store" prMac 8:00 AM
  • "Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 4 Public Beta" TidBITS 7:57 AM
General Interest/Potpourri
  • "Apple Watchers Update Italy Store Locations" ifoAppleStore 5:28 PM
  • "Maker of Steve Jobs Action Figure Kills Project" PCWorld 10:44 AM
  • "Steve Jobs doll canceled after 'immense pressure'" CNET News 3:39 PM
  • "Action figure of Apple cofounder Steve Jobs canceled" San Jose Mercury News [Free Registration Required] 3:43 PM
  • "IDG Connect Report Shows 91% of Worldwide IT and Business Professionals Use Their iPad for Work Communication"  Business Wire 8:06 AM
  • "91% of business pros use iPads for work, 83% loyal to Apple" Electronista 8:51 AM
  • "The iPad Dominates the Future of Retail Point-Of-Sale Purchasing" PadGadget 1:53 PM
  • "At CES, Vendors Play Catch Up With Apple: Even in its absence, Apple's presence was felt at CES as some vendors played catch-up and others launched iPad, iPod, and iPhone accessories." PC Magazine 11:05 AM
  • "Why iPhone Shoppers Buy More Apps" New York Times [Free/Paid Registration Required] 8:52 AM
  • "Apple back to its roots in education" Detroit News 8:27 AM
  • "With iPhone 4S Totally Out of Stock in China, Gray Market Price Jumps" Asia Tech 8:27 AM
  • "Pop-up stores-within-a-store coming to Target shops, including those in the Syracuse area" Syracuse Post-Standard 3:40 PM
  • "Apple to Open New Store in Basel, Switzerland" MacTrast 8:11 AM
  • "The Newest Apple Store Will Be Almost Invisible" Gizmodo 8:31 AM
  • "Nissan develops an iPhone case that isn't just scratch resistant, it can heal itself"  The Next Web 8:41 AM
  • "Nissan Scratch Shield iPhone case heals grazes" SlashGear 7:51 AM
  • "German Interior Minister Bans iPhones, BlackBerrys, Bild Says" Bloomberg 9:56 AM
  • "Tips: Android Market unlikely to hit China, App Store okay" Electronista 8:04 AM
  • "Apple's Cashback And Recycling Program Hits European Shores" AppleBitch 10:36 AM
  • "The iPad case that fell from space tested in Video" Crave @ CNET 8:28 AM
Non-Apple News
  • "KidsRuby 1.0 Released" Wired 12:00 PM
  • "Walmart offers the Lumia 710 for free" TG Daily 11:50 AM
  • "Aussie wunderkind gets $US250k for technology that could revolutionise web" Sydney Morning Herald 11:42 AM
  • "Symantec hackers say source code will be released on Tuesday" ZDNet 12:04 PM
  • "Weird gadgets at CES: Motorized unicycle, anyone?" Associated Press 10:33 AM
  • "Some gadgets wow at the Consumer Electronics Show" Denver Post 10:32 AM
  • "Telenor CEO Fights Facebook for 'Wallet Share'" Bloomberg 10:22 AM
  • "Google Honors Martin Luther King with Doodle" PCWorld 11:05 AM
  • "Google Instant Search, Panda, YouTube Bolster 2011 Earnings" eWeek 10:37 AM
  • "Murdoch Slams Google, White House Over Piracy, SOPA" PC Magazine 11:03 AM
  • "Windows Server Now Runs for Free in Amazon's Cloud" IDG News Service 11:05 AM
  • "Samsung moves to reduce Google focus" Financial Times [Paid Membership Required] 9:46 AM
  • "Polaroid goes digital with Android camera" CNNMoney 9:30 AM
  • "Zappos user accounts get hacked — but your credit card info is safe" VentureBeat 8:52 AM
Publications/Podcasts
  • "Tips for quickly making your iPhone be quiet so as not to be embarrassed at a concert. Also we review ways of helping you keep fit and trim using iOS apps and accessories." The MT Show 9:38 AM
Hardware/Software
  • "Samsung and Apple looking at new waterproof smartphone tech"  Pocket-lint 8:53 AM
  • "Your next iPhone could be waterproof" GigaOM 8:53 AM
  • "iPad 5 4G, iPhone clamshell and other Apple rip-offs found in Laos"  The Next Web 10:49 AM
  • "Report: iPad 3 launching in March with HD screen, quad-core processor" Gamasutra 9:31 AM
  • "Ready to rumble: Apple's MacBook Air upgrade looms"  Computerworld 7:57 AM
  • "CES 2012: IoSafe's New Thunderbolt Drive Can Survive One Million Volts! (Video)" MacTrast 1:30 PM
  • "Getting By on Dial-up, Sharing Dial-up with AirPort, Power Outage Suggestions, and More" Low End Mac 3:47 PM
Price Trackers/Deals
  • "Kona's Crate For iPhone Is Temporarily Available For Free (Normally $0.99)" Apple Sliced 8:38 AM
  • "Jump and Fly For iPhone and iPad Is Free Right Now (Previously $0.99)" Apple Sliced 8:38 AM
  • "Super World Adventures For iPhone Is Free Today (Was $1.99)" Apple Sliced 8:38 AM
  • "PadGadget Daily App Deal – 8 iPad Apps on Sale" PadGadget 8:10 AM
  • "15" MacBook Pro Prices & Sales" MacPrices 8:30 AM
  • "MacBook Air Prices & Sales" MacPrices 8:30 AM
  • "Apple AirPort Extreme Base Station Price Tracker -Prices From $83 -Best Prices, Deals, Reviews And Information" MacReviewZone 3:27 PM
  • "iPad Accessories Buyer's Guide -Best Selling Apple iPad Accessories" MacReviewZone 3:27 PM
  • "iPod Speakers -The Best iPod Speakers -Prices, Deals, Reviews And Information $41 To $600" MacReviewZone 3:27 PM

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Reviews/How-To/Tutorials/Tips
Reviews
  • "Review: Apogee Duet 2" The Loop 3:40 PM
  • "Review: moshi Vortex Earbuds" iSource 4:22 PM
  • "Prodigy projection keyboard iPhone case turns any surface into a keyboard" Pocket-lint 3:26 PM
  • "PadDock 10 is a quality iPad stand, an adequate speaker" Macworld 11:12 AM
  • "Canon Pixma Pro-1 review: Is this the new must-have artwork printer and proofer?" Macworld UK 8:04 AM
  • "Video Review: Keep that Screen Clean with Products from Antec" Run Around Tech 9:30 AM
  • "Powis iCase: Go Beyond Customizing Your iPad's Home Screen" Wired 11:07 AM
  • "iSesamo: Building a Better Spudger" TidBITS 10:46 AM
  • "Graphic Novel Review: The Zen of Steve Jobs by Caleb Melby, Forbes LLC and JESS3" Blogcritics 9:31 AM
iPad/iPhone/iPod touch Apps
  • "Snapseed for Mac OS X Makes Your Photos Pop" MacNewsWorld 8:04 AM
  • "TeuxDeux Review: Simple list manager doesn't stand out from Reminders' shadow" Macworld 8:04 AM
  • "Review: New Years Resolution of Getting Fit? Give My Fitness Pal a Try" Run Around Tech 12:08 PM
  • "This $0.99 iPhone app magically combines group photos to give you the perfect shot" The Next Web 1:28 PM
  • "iPhone, iPad apps for children with learning difficulties" ZDNet 8:27 AM
  • "Pocket Lists Review: Pocket Lists offers all the basics of most of the free to-do apps, but goes much further and offers syncing with Google Tasks and iCal as well as with other mobile devices via Wi-Fi or Bluetooth." 148Apps 9:30 AM
  • "I'm my own Network Administrator, therefore I use iNet Pro" Best App Site 7:56 AM
  • "iPhone Appidemic: UFOlocaust" AppleTell 8:12 AM
  • "'Snoticles' Review - 'Snot The Best We've Seen" Touch Arcade 8:27 AM
  • "'Woody Woodpecker' Review - It's 'Tiny Wings', with Woody Woodpecker" Touch Arcade 8:27 AM
  • "'Hero Academy' Review - Bite Size Strategy You Can't Put Down" Touch Arcade 9:30 AM
  • "Amopic Review: A full-service photo editing app, without any instructions and limited screen size." 148Apps 8:28 AM
  • "Tiki Kart 3D Review: Tiki Kart attempts to replicate the beloved gameplay of the popular Mario Kart. It is a nice attempt but comes up a little short due to a few missing features." 148Apps 11:04 AM
  • "Mushroom Madness Review: Defend the mushrooms from invading animal hordes through any means necessary." 148Apps 12:07 PM
  • "Mos Speedrun Review: Mos Speedrun is a platformer built around trying to complete the levels as quickly as possible, along with exploring them for treasure and secrets." 148Apps 1:06 PM
Tips
  • "Making the switch: a Windows user's first MacBook (Part 2)" CNET 5:09 PM
  • "Fix iBooks Crashing on iOS 5.0.1 Jailbreak with Redsn0w 0.9.10b4 [Download Links] OS X Daily 8:03 AM
Analysis/Commentary/Editorial/Opinion
  • "Steve Jobs doll canceled after Apple and family object, site says" Los Angeles Times [Free Registration Required] 9:19 PM
  • "Apple working with McGraw-Hill on education announcement slated for Jan.19 at Guggenheim" 9 to 5 Mac 7:58 PM
  • "Apple's Brand Gains 58 percent in 2011 Interbrand Ranking" The Mac Observer 5:46 PM
  • "iPad may make Apple world's largest PC maker in holiday Q4 2012" AppleInsider 4:21 PM
  • "91% of business pros use iPad for work communication" The Loop 4:19 PM
  • "The Back Page: I Have Seen the Future of UI, and It Is Gaze" The Mac Observer 3:28 PM
  • "A Short Reflection On The iPod Classic" AppleBitch 3:28 PM
  • "Apple's Supplier Responsibility Progress Report Shows Progress" The Mac Observer 1:29 PM
  • "Apple co-founder prefers Android to iPhone" FOXNews 1:53 PM
  • "The Woz on Siri, iPhone 4S battery life and Android beating iOS on navigation and voice commands" 9 to 5 Mac 1:05 PM
  • "In which Steve once again predicts the future" TUAW 10:59 AM
  • "Does Siri infringe old Excite patents?"  9 to 5 Mac 10:57 AM
  • "Next-Generation iPhone Concept Introduces App Navigation Via Two Separate Home Buttons [Video] Redmond Pie 10:22 AM
  • "How The iPhone 5 Will Lose The Home Button To Gain A Bigger 4-Inch Display [Video] Cult of Mac 10:21 AM
  • "With Samsung and Apple looking at waterproofing devices, is that what consumers want?" The Next Web 9:50 AM
  • "The Macalope Daily: Mojo no-no" Macworld [Insider Content] 9:50 AM
  • "Why The iPad 3 Won't Come With Siri Unless You Pay More For It" Cult of Mac 1:06 PM
  • "Can Apple Outdo Itself With iPad 3?" MacNewsWorld 1:04 PM
  • "Apple iPad 3 vs Asus Eee Pad Transformer Prime: Could Apple's iPad 3 beat the Asus Eee Pad Transformer Prime? We speculate on potential specs ahead of the device's launch" Know Your Mobile 8:47 AM
  • "CES is Over, what will Apple do Next?" PadGadget 8:10 AM
  • "Do Unread Notification Numbers on Your iPhone Drive You Insane?" iDownload Blog 8:03 AM
  • "Apple vs. PC Shipments: 'PC' Decline Worse Than Reported" The Small Wave 7:56 AM
  • "Why the iPad 3 will get 4G before the iPhone" ZDNet 7:54 AM
Non-Apple
  • "Fragmentation Is Not The End of Android" cek.log 5:47 PM
  • "Seven reasons I chose the HTC Radar 4G over the Nokia Lumia 710" ZDNet 12:05 PM
  • "EXODesk: A Tablet Interface Goes Really, Really Big" Techland 11:55 AM
  • "2012''s most anticipated video games" Gameplanet 11:41 AM
  • "BYOD movement is forcing IT to adapt" InfoWorld 10:48 AM
  • "Limbering Up for a Data Center Makeover" [Podcast] E-Commerce Times 10:36 AM
  • "Soon you can use your cellphone to cook a turkey or dry your clothes" Silicon Valley 10:30 AM
  • "Need an agile infrastructure? Do your homework: The larger you are, the more attention you should pay to performance, integration and costs." Computerworld 10:29 AM
  • "2012 State Of Databases: Pricey And In Flux/Our 760 respondents have gripes about licensing costs and more. Big data is big trouble, cloud is a no-go, and security's stuck in a rut. What now?" InformationWeek 9:57 AM
  • "Log into Gmail on a PC via Your Smartphone" PCWorld 11:05 AM
  • "Why The New Google Look Still Feels Wrong" Forbes 10:42 AM
  • "Google TV at CES was underwhelming" TG Daily 11:50 AM
  • "CES 2012: Can Sony Crystal LED Display HDTVs beat OLED sets?" ZDNet 12:05 PM
  • "CES 2012: Wrap up video" ZDNet 12:04 PM
  • "Alt Text: Wondrous Gadgets I Wish Had Been at CES" Wired 12:01 PM
  • "At CES, the only Law that Matters is Moore's Law" Forbes 9:47 AM
  • "Windows 8 tablets could be priced right out of contention" BGR 8:46 AM
  • "Dell's Little Big Ultrabook Looks Like a Winner" Techland 8:23 AM
Humor/Cartoons
Press Releases/Products/Public Relations
  • "Cupidtino: A dating app for Apple fanboys and fangirls developed by ex-Microsofties" GeekWire 6:19 PM
  • "Sheet Music Reader For iPad" iClarified 3:40 PM
  • "Das Keyboard Releases Model S Professional for Mac" MacRumors 1:04 PM
  • "Fans of Gossip, the Enquirer iPad App Will Hit the App Store Next Month" PadGadget 12:20 PM
  • "5 Useful iPad Apps for Doctors, Patients and Med Students" Mashable 12:04 PM
  • "Quirky and fabulous iPhone apps for amateur photographers" Appolicious 11:15 AM
  • "Macworld | iWorld 2012 Best of Show: Call for submissions" Macworld 10:22 AM
  • "Free HUDY Pro for iOS Gives Drivers Heads-Up Display on the Road" MacPrices 10:20 AM
  • "Scosche MyTrek Pulse Monitor Arm Band and myTREK App Fitness Combination" 148Apps 9:50 AM
  • "Learn to Play the Guitar on Your iPad With This Awesome Add-on" iDownload Blog 9:31 AM
  • "Lifeproof takes iPhone cases to the extreme" iMore 9:30 AM
  • "Full iPhone 4S jailbreak is almost near (Video)" VentureBeat 10:22 AM
  • "iPhone 4S untethered jailbreak coming soon [Video] BGR 8:53 AM
  • "Master Your Cloud with Synology DSM 4.0 Beta" PRNewswire 8:44 AM
  • "Inforbix Introducing Mobile Search for CAD and Product Data on iPad" PRWeb 8:40 AM
  • "Proven Jailbreak/Unlock Software Available for iPhone 4S/4/ and iPad 2 iOS 5.0.1" PRWeb 8:40 AM
  • "MMAvsBoxing.com Combo Calendar iPhone App is Now Available on the iTunes App Store – Colliding Two Worlds with One Punch" PRWeb 8:40 AM
  • "OnLive goes from gaming to Desktop and TV" TUAW 8:39 AM
  • "BBC iPlayer has record year, iPad viewing up 600 per cent" Crave @ CNET 8:28 AM
  • "An Apple for the Babysitter: iBaby Video Monitor for iPhones and iPads" DailyCandy 8:25 AM
  • "iEagleEye: A Cydia Tweak Which Extends Safari And Mail Image Download Options" Redmond Pie 8:22 AM
  • "iWake Has Moved To iWakePodcast.com" App Advice 8:12 AM
  • "Coming on Thursday: Live Blog Coverage of Apple's Education Event" Technologizer 8:10 AM
  • "jQ.Mobi: At Last, jQuery Rewritten, Ground-Up, for iOS and Android" Business Wire 8:06 AM
  • "DriveSavers Dedicated to Solid State Data Recovery" Business Wire 8:05 AM
  • "Epson Announces SDKs for iOS and Android Devices: Speeds Retailer Support for Wireless POS Printing" Business Wire 8:05 AM
  • "These iPhone Cases And Wine-Bottle Holders Are Rubbish, Literally" Digital Arts 8:04 AM
  • "TelyHD brings Skype to your HDTV" Macworld 8:04 AM
  • "VersaTimer - Timer/Stopwatch App with Speech and unique Rule System" prMac 11:12 AM
  • "VideoGrade - Color Grading for iOS - Made Easy" prMac 11:12 AM
  • "Only Two Weeks the Price for T-Musical Will Be on Sale" prMac 11:12 AM
  • "MovieLog - An App That Tracks the Movies You've Watched" prMac 11:12 AM
  • "Sheet Music Reader for iPad Charms Musicians around the World" prMac 8:01 AM
  • "123 Color, International Edition, Talking Coloring Book for iOS Released" prMac 8:01 AM
  • "FingerMusic Player for iOS-Music Player Features Full Screen Play Button" prMac 8:01 AM
  • "Tristis 1.0 for iOS - Cosmic, Magic Squares, Logic Game with 4 Levels" prMac 8:01 AM
  • "AirForShare Free/Share Files by Wi-Fi Across All iOS and Windows Devices" prMac 8:01 AM
  • "Quote Seeker 1.0 For iOS Out Now - Quote Finding Done Right" prMac 8:01 AM
  • "Nynix LLC releases Knots 3D v2.0 for iOS" prMac 8:00 AM
  • "New App turns your iPhone/iPad into a Scanner, Doc Manager and Printer" prMac 8:00 AM
  • "iTerminal HD - Remote command line utility - Your ultimate admin tool" prMac 8:00 AM
  • "Volumify 1.0 - Location Aware Sound Settings - Now 50% Off" prMac 8:00 AM
  • "Reminder: TMO 2012 Editors Choice Awards Submissions" The Mac Observer 7:57 AM
Computer Industry
  • "IBM: Defining a Social Business/At Lotusphere 2012, IBM continues to set the tone for the social business software market the company essentially created inside its own walls for internal use." eWeek 10:38 AM
  • "IBM Aims To Be First With OpenSocial Embedded Apps" InformationWeek 3:46 PM
  • "IBM Lotusphere: Opening keynote" [Video Report] V3 11:56 AM
  • "I.B.M. Makes Its Social Computing Strategy Smarter" New York Times [Free/Paid Registration Required] 9:44 AM
  • "IBM Bolsters Social Business Play With Analytics" eWeek 10:37 AM
  • "IBM Gives Birth to Amazing E-mail-less Man" Wired Magazine 12:01 PM
  • "Plodding PC sales weigh down Microsoft profit" Reuters 9:47 AM
  • "Windows 8: What IT Needs To Consider/Keep these new features, functions, and development methodology shifts in mind as you consider if and when to make the switch." InformationWeek 9:57 AM
  • "Windows 8 is a big risk to the consumer PC industry" ZDNet 12:06 PM
  • "Linux won't be locked out of Windows 8 PCs, but FUD continues" ZDNet 12:05 PM
  • "Microsoft Promises Skype Integration for Windows Phone" eWeek 10:38 AM
  • "Skype to be big part of new Windows Phones" TG Daily 11:49 AM
  • "Skype is coming to Windows Phone - really: And the XBox. And Win 8. Telcos, start your griping" Register Hardware 11:52 AM
  • "Windows Phone glitch resolved; Skype app 'coming soon'" ZDNet 12:05 PM
  • "Xbox Live security under scrutiny" TG Daily 11:49 AM
  • "Dell to Enhance Consumer Experience" Zacks 9:43 AM
  • "Dell's Little Big Ultrabook Looks Like a Winner" Techland 11:55 AM
  • "Oracle lands admins with 78 patches" V3 11:56 AM
  • "HP Raids Minority Report for Wall of Touchscreen" Wired Magazine 12:00 PM
  • "Six Years Later, The Problem at HP is Still the Board" Forbes 1:28 PM
  • "AMD to unveil 28nm Radeon HD 7950 by the end of January; Nvidia sets to catch up by April" DigiTimes 10:35 AM
  • "Intel Core i7-3820 Quad-Core Sandy Bridge-E CPU Review" HotHardware 10:25 AM
  • "ISC looking for programmers to help complete BIND 10" Techworld 11:47 AM
  • "Tech giants back standard for cloud portability: With backing from IBM, EMC, and Cisco, TOSCA specification aims to ease portability of services for hybrid clouds" InfoWorld 10:48 AM
  • "2012 – the year of 5G?" Financial Times [Paid Membership Required] 10:41 AM
  • "Wintel tablet PCs may be priced from US$599-899" DigiTimes 10:36 AM
  • "iPad, Windows 8 Tablets Could Alter the Business Tablet Landscape in 2012" eWeek 10:38 AM
Finances (Click heading for current Apple Stock price.)
Apple News
  • "By how many billions is Wall Street low-balling Apple?" Fortune 8:26 AM
Industry News
  • "Intel, Google and Microsoft offer snapshot of industry" The Globe and Mail [Free Registration Required] 10:46 AM
  • "FTSE 100 ends higher but retailers struggle: Carnival PLC punished after cruise ship tragedy" MarketWatch 12:10 PM
  • "Asia Markets: Asian stocks hit hard by S&P's Europe downgrades" MarketWatch 9:37 AM
  • "Europe Downgrades Drop Asia Stocks" WSJ.com [Paid Membership Required] 9:37 AM
  • "European Stocks Firm" WSJ.com [Paid Membership Required] 12:11 PM
  • "European stocks shrug off downgrade" CNNMoney 9:30 AM
  • "Europe Markets: Europe stocks rise after French debt sale/Auto-sector shares gain after Goldman Sachs upgrades" MarketWatch 12:11 PM
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