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MacSurfer's Archive: Tuesday, January 17, 2012
 

 

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Tuesday Highlights: Bobby Owsinski at Forbes sees signs of panic at Apple regarding iTunes, suggesting that Apple needs to bring a true "Spotify-killer...in order to keep its total music market share from drastically falling"; and over at TheStreet, John Martellaro sees "mob psychology at work" when it comes to media feeding frenzies when Apple makes a mistake; Michael Bromwich, the court-appointed monitor of Apple's anti-trust ebook settlement, reporting warmer relations with the company, saying "Apple...has significantly improved over the past six weeks"—more in our Apple/Macintosh section; meanwhile, Samsung insisting Apple didn't have anything to do with their smartphone success, chalks everything up to branding; the Korean smartphone maker also says they are not copying Apple, merely benchmarking the competition; Foss Patents suggests a solution to end the battle: Samsung should pay $3 per device to Apple, while Apple should pay $1 per device to Samsung; if you use Mail on OS X, you may want to clean out your Mail downloads to take back precious disk space; Rocco Pendola chimes in with an interesting analysis of how he thinks Apple could kill Android; apparently Apple is pushing carriers to increase prices of iPhone 6; looks like Pioneer will bring CarPlay to your older vehicles via a firmware update for their car multimedia systems this summer; Toshiba announces challenger to the MacBook Pro, sports a 4K display; the leaks keep coming, the latest being a picture of the iPhone 6 front panel, also leaked are photos of iPhone 6 batteries, reports down in our Hardware/Software section where you can find the newest patents granted Apple, including indoor navigation, map printing, and more; Macworld UK reviews the iPhone 5s; Macworld's Rob Griffiths walks through the reasons behind his choosing between a MacBook Pro and Air.

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Apple/Macintosh
  • "Apple Macs Land on More Corporate Desks: Inside General Electric, Employees Can Now Choose Apple Over Windows PCs. One Hitch—Most Don't Know They Can" WSJ.com [Paid Membership Required] 7:29 PM
  • "Apple To Announce Tools, Platform To 'Digitally Destroy' Textbook Publishing"  Ars Technica 7:55 AM
  • "Apple's education event is getting seriously over-hyped: The goal is to sell more iPads to schools, not to destroy the textbook industry"  Fortune 8:05 AM
  • "Apple's Textbook Push Spotlights Executive/As Apple Inc. prepares to unveil a new digital-textbook service on Thursday, the spotlight is falling on its vice president who is leading core aspects of the new service: Roger Rosner." WSJ.com [Paid Membership Required] 6:24 PM
  • "Apple to Give a Lesson About Textbooks" WSJ.com [Paid Membership Required] 8:12 AM
  • "Apple may be about to transform textbooks" [Audio Report] MarketWatch 7:11 PM
  • "Scott Forstall is Apple's 'CEO-in-waiting' says new book: The senior VP's chief weakness, writes Fortune's Adam Lashinsky, is his naked ambition"  Fortune 8:05 AM
  • "Watch out, Tim Cook: Apple VP Scott Forstall is eyeing your job"  CNET News 7:55 AM
  • "Apple Files German Design Suit Against 10 Samsung Smartphones"  Bloomberg 8:25 AM
  • "Apple seeks ban on Samsung phones in Germany" CNET News 10:26 AM
  • "Apple files new lawsuit, seeks new ban against Samsung in Germany" ZDNet 10:31 AM
  • "Motorola Thwarts Apple Patent Attack With ITC Ruling" MacNewsWorld 8:39 AM
OS X
AppleCare/Troubleshooting
Reviews/How-To/Tips
  • "VPN for OS X: Witopia 2012 review (from a three year user)" Foliovision 8:20 AM
  • "Media Composer 6 review: The number one program for pro Video editing gets a serious makeover" Macworld UK 8:38 AM
  • "How to hide, unhide purchased apps in the Mac App Store" MacFixIt 7:28 PM
  • "Enable local Time Machine snapshots on a desktop Mac" Macworld 7:54 AM
  • "Creative audio workarounds in iMovie for iOS" Macworld 8:39 AM
  • "Use Your Mac To Create A Digital Wallet With Super Secret Personal Data" Mac 360 8:17 AM
  • "The Easy Way To Save Money And Edit PDF Files The Non-Adobe Way" Mac 360 8:17 AM
  • "Search iTunes Radio list by making a new playlist" Mac OS X Hints 9:40 AM
  • "Get iTunes track notifications in your Dock" Mac OS X Tips 1:42 PM
Op/Ed
  • "Rough Edges: Making The Mac The Same As The iPhone" AppleBitch 1:05 PM
  • "Lion discussion includes file management changes; Mission Control on multiple monitors; Versions and Auto-save issues; compatibility; etc." MacInTouch 8:57 AM
Press Releases
  • "Default Folder X 4.4.8" TidBITS 4:24 PM
  • "Parallels Joins Enterprise Device Alliance: Addition Bolsters Alliance's Cross-Platform Virtualization Expertise" Globe Newswire 9:21 AM
  • "iFileX for Mac Supercharges Desktop Searches" Lifehacker 9:05 AM
  • "LEGO Harry Potter: Years 5-7 Coming To Macs February 16" Inside Mac Games 8:41 AM
  • "Get DropBox Public Links Easier with Bloodrop for Mac OS X" OS X Daily 8:38 AM
  • "Graph On Mac App Store" VVI 8:17 AM
  • "Appnotix announce Modern Grunge for Mac - Grunge is not dead" prMac 8:37 AM
  • "Sprightly Software Releases Screen Ruler 2 for Mac" prMac 8:37 AM
  • "New version of iDatabase for Mac available with 50% Discount Coupon" prMac 6:39 AM
  • "iNMR Changes Look and Changes the Internal Framework too" prMac 6:39 AM
General Interest/Potpourri
  • "Your iPhone, iPad - Built by Underage, Overworked, Underpaid Chinese Workers!?" ITProPortal 7:55 AM
  • "Steve Jobs doll canceled over 'immense pressure'" CBS News 8:04 AM
  • "Steve Jobs Action Figure Pulled Amidst Legal Threats From Apple" PC Magazine 10:50 AM
  • "This Is The Orange Uniformed Army Of Scalpers That Causes China's iPhone 4S Riots" Cult of Mac 9:13 AM
  • "Steve Jobs To Be Inducted Into Creative Hall Of Fame Today In New York City" Cult of Mac 4:40 PM
  • "Traitor! Apple co-founder admits Android phones 'offer more' than iPhone (and he doesn't like Siri much either)" Daily Mail (UK) 7:59 AM
  • "Secondary iPhone Market a Boon for AT&T, Verizon — and Apple, Too" AllThingsD 8:26 AM
  • "IDG Connect Report Shows 91% of Worldwide IT and Business Professionals Use Their iPads for Work" MacPrices 12:33 PM
  • "InMobi: Smartphone Ad Impressions Up 488% In 2011, Tablets Up 771%" TechCrunch 9:43 AM
  • "iTunes Match Is Now Open To An Additional 19 Countries Across Latin America & Europe" Cult of Mac 8:25 AM
  • "Tennessee Wins 2012 Apple Store Lottery Slot" ifoAppleStore 8:12 AM
  • "Apple offers cash for old kit: Apple has begun paying punters for any of its old products they own but no longer want." Register Hardware 8:04 AM
  • "Scratch Shield: Nissan Introduces World's First Self-Healing iPhone Case" TechCrunch 7:56 AM
  • "Nissan applies scratch resistant auto paint to self-healing iPhone case" Insanely Great Mac 10:01 AM
  • "The Real 'Apple' iPhone Ready to Bite (Video)" M.I.C. Gadget 7:54 AM
  • "ShopKeep Raises $2.2 Million for Web-based iPad Cash Register" WSJ Blogs 9:44 AM
  • "Rockers One Like Son Record Full Album Using Only iPhones" TechCrunch 9:44 AM
Non-Apple News
  • "802.11ac to become mainstream WLAN standard in 2013-2014, says Broadcom vice president" DigiTimes 9:22 PM
  • "Jerry Yang Has Left the Building; Resigns From Yahoo, Alibaba Boards" mocoNews 4:32 PM
  • "Yahoo co-founder Jerry Yang resigns" CNNMoney 4:32 PM
  • "Yahoo: Jerry Yang Resigns; A Sign That A Deal Is Near?" Forbes 4:31 PM
  • "Yahoo co-founder Jerry Yang leaving company: Yahoo co-founder Jerry Yang resigns from company's board after 17 years" Associated Press 4:31 PM
  • "Yang Resigns From Yahoo" WSJ.com [Paid Membership Required] 4:31 PM
  • "Yahoo! Announces Resignation of Jerry Yang" Business Wire 3:59 PM
  • "Google to protest SOPA on its homepage tomorrow" VentureBeat 1:51 PM
  • "Ice Cream Sandwich update failing on some Transformer Primes" CNET News 11:52 AM
  • "Nano Coating Could Make All Gadgets Waterproof" Wired 11:33 AM
  • "Why I want to bring down the internet – for a day: Jimmy Wales, the Wikipedia founder, hopes sites from Google to Twitter will join his protest against a legal crackdown" The Independent 10:40 AM
  • "Android Ice Cream Sandwich gets free NFC stack" EE Times 11:05 AM
  • "Google expected to post strong earnings: Wall Street expects strong top-line gains as search, mobile gains" MarketWatch 11:44 AM
  • "Google's 'open sesame' login ditches passwords" ZDNet Australia 11:39 AM
  • "Google's QR code log in experiment concluded" ZDNet 11:38 AM
  • "Facebook Koobface worm 'hacker gang named'" BBC 10:13 AM
  • "Check Point Software net up on new products" MarketWatch 9:48 AM
  • "CEO of the Year: Cloud, Fire lifted Amazon's Bezos" MarketWatch 9:47 AM
  • "Electronic Arts' Riccitiello aims high: Videogame publisher moves to get ahead of shifting industry" MarketWatch 9:47 AM
  • "Samsung to fold Bada smartphone platform into Tizen" V3 11:29 AM
  • "Another OS Bites the Dust: Samsung to Fold Bada Into Smartphone Linux Project" AllThingsD 9:47 AM
  • "Zynga Chief Talks IPO, Lessons Learned" WSJ.com [Paid Membership Required] 9:41 AM
  • "Max Payne 3 Rescheduled for May Release" PC Magazine 10:51 AM
  • "Take-Two sees year loss on 'Max Payne 3' delay" MarketWatch 9:48 AM
  • "Data Meets Devices at Gadget Show" WSJ Blogs 9:40 AM
Publications/Podcasts
  • "Rumor Has It, Ep. 16: Whew! iPad 3 is coming! (podcast)" CNET TV 4:43 PM
  • "Mac Geek Gab Podcast: MGG 375: Tips on Dock, Resume, AppleCare, Gmail, Ripping, & More" The Mac Observer 4:01 PM
  • "iPad Live 88: The last iPad Live ever!" iMore 9:04 AM
  • "Steve Wozniak at the Maryland Apple Corps 2003 part 1" [From reader email, this video shows "Woz talking about the beginnings of Apple with Steve Jobs"] Razz TV 8:29 AM
Hardware/Software
  • "Report: iPad event just weeks away" 9 to 5 Mac 10:31 AM
  • "Apple iPad 3: Launching in February, March, or later?" Los Angeles Times [Free Registration Required] 7:15 PM
  • "Rumor: iPad 3 Media Event In February" AppleBitch 1:02 PM
  • "Panels used in new iPad to exceed iPad 2 panels in shipment volume in 2Q12, say Taiwan makers" DigiTimes 7:59 AM
  • "Suppliers rumored to ship 6M-7M next-gen iPad LCD panels this quarter" AppleInsider 8:24 AM
  • "Apple Ends $100 Printer Rebate Program for New Mac Purchases" MacRumors 3:36 PM
  • "Apple Earnings Next Week Looking Large As Suppliers Show Strength" Forbes 8:39 AM
  • "Apple: Canaccord Sees Ultrabooks Struggling Against Next 'Air'" Barron's 10:31 AM
  • "Piper Jaffray lowers its Mac estimate, raises its iPhone" Fortune 8:05 AM
  • "iOS 5.1 beta 3 revives Facebook code, iPad 3 references" Electronista 8:39 AM
  • "Apple integrates Facebook into iOS 5.1?" ZDNet 3:38 PM
  • "Behold An iPad 2 With The Untethered iOS 5.0.1 Jailbreak" Cult of Mac 7:11 PM
  • "Jailbroken iPad 2, iPhone 4S running iOS 5.0.1" CNET Reviews 9:25 PM
Granted Apple Patents
  • "Apple Wins Patents for Advanced Trackpads, iPhone Headset & More" Patently Apple 3:29 PM
  • "Steve Jobs Credited with an Apple TV Patent for Episodic TV" Patently Apple 10:39 AM
  • "Apple Wins Smart Garment & iPhone Circuit Board Patents" Patently Apple 8:17 AM
  • "Apple Plans For Exercisers To Wear A 'Smart Garment" MacNews 8:48 AM
  • "Apple Patent Involves App Management On Mobile Devices" MacNews 8:49 AM
AppleCare/Helps
  • "When new apps and old iOS devices don't mix" Macworld 1:47 PM
  • "Apple TV - more about audio output options, DACs (digital-analog converters), room acoustics, and differences between first- and second-generation AppleTV models" MacInTouch 8:57 AM
Price Trackers/Deals
  • "PadGadget Daily App Deal – 11 iPad Apps on Sale" PadGadget 8:38 AM
  • "13" MacBook Pro Prices & Deals" MacPrices 8:49 AM
  • "15" MacBook Pro Prices & Sales" MacPrices 8:49 AM
  • "MacBook Air Prices & Sales" MacPrices 8:49 AM

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Reviews/How-To/Tutorials/Tips
Reviews
  • "Performance Comparison Between The Intel Dual Core i7 Processor and the Quad Core i7 Processor" MacReviewZone [PDF Download] 3:26 PM
  • "Performance Comparison: All Apple May, 2011 iMacs and October, 2011, 13 Inch Macbook Pro 2.8GHz" MacReviewZone [PDF Download] 1:43 PM
  • "iSkin Solo for the iPhone 4/4S" Macworld 3:59 PM
  • "Evio Harmony Case for iPad 2 is Perfect for Readers" The Mac Observer 1:03 PM
  • "Photosmart 7510 e-All-in-One review: This all-in-one printer offers good speed and print quality for the home" Macworld UK 8:38 AM
  • "Skylanders: Spyro's Adventure Review" Mac|Life 3:37 PM
iPad/iPhone/iPod touch Apps
  • "Review: Mujjo capacitive touchscreen gloves for iPhone and iPad" iMore 8:47 AM
  • "Race Through the Hills with Woody Woodpecker – iPad Game Review" PadGadget 8:37 AM
  • "App Showdown: Star Gazers" Mac|Life 1:31 PM
  • "'Urban Crime' Review – A Freemium Felony" Touch Arcade 8:48 AM
  • "Strava Cycling Review: A top-notch tool for bicyclists." 148Apps 9:21 AM
  • "'Zombie Wonderland 2: Outta Time!' Review - Don't Forget to Clean Up Your Mess" Touch Arcade 8:48 AM
  • "'Numberlys' Review - The Origins of the Alphabet in an Interactive Story" Touch Arcade 8:48 AM
  • "Subcat Review: Cats like water more than anyone would expect in this game all about catching fish underwater." 148Apps 8:38 AM
How-To/Tutorial
  • "How to Turn Your iPad into a Digital Hip-Hop Studio" Gizmodo 7:52 PM
  • "Force Quit Frozen Apps On Your iPad Or iPhone In Two Easy Steps [How-To] Cult of Mac 9:15 AM
Tips
  • "Dialing an international phone number" iLounge 9:11 AM
  • "Daily Tip: How to activate AssistiveTouch to overcome hardware button problems on iPhone, iPad" iMore 8:47 AM
Analysis/Commentary/Editorial/Opinion
  • "Monitors: Bigger Isn't Always Better" Low End Mac 9:26 PM
  • "Appleization and the Apple-centered Appleprise"  ZDNet 7:29 PM
  • "Why Are Android Smartphones Bigger Than the iPhone?" Daring Fireball 7:29 PM
  • "iPad Could Soon Become a Full-Blown Cash Register" PadGadget 7:28 PM
  • "Cassandra -Wednesday Review: The Week in Full Swing" eXtensions 7:09 PM
  • "What's in a Brand Anyway?" ["Apple, which jumped from No. 17 in 2010 to No. 8 last year, might be the best example of a brand commanding loyalty and a margin premium in recent years."] The Motley Fool 3:36 PM
  • "Power Mac G5: The Economical Alternative to a Mac Pro" Low End Mac 1:32 PM
  • "Hidden Dimensions: Apple, The Perils of Power and Human Emotion" The Mac Observer 1:06 PM
  • "The PC Landscape is About to Change – Here's Why" Tech.pinions 10:54 AM
  • "My Thoughts Regarding the 'iPad 3'" iSource 3:38 PM
  • "English-Speaking Countries Usually Get The Best Prices On Earth On New Apple Products" Cult of Mac 10:49 AM
  • "Role reversal: Apple's the corporate standard for mobile/Neither Apple nor IT was looking for the iPhone to be the standard business smartphone, yet that's exactly what it's become" InfoWorld 10:45 AM
  • "The iPad3: A Shiny New Object for Hackers?" Forbes 10:36 AM
  • "Opinion: How Apple has changed enterprise computing, forever"  Computerworld 10:28 AM
  • "The Macalope Daily: Whiplash" Macworld [Insider Content] 9:41 AM
  • "Steve Jobs' Failure To See Light In OLED Could Cost Apple"  Forbes 9:38 AM
  • "Apple sues Samsung again in Germany over Galaxy S II design" Electronista 8:58 AM
  • "Apple Dusts Itself Off and Tries Again, Targets 10 Samsung Smartphones in Germany" DailyTech 8:58 AM
  • "Sounding off on the great iPhone mute switch crisis" ZDNet 8:48 AM
  • "Why Microsoft and Google Fear Apple's Siri"  Techland 8:47 AM
  • "Opinion: The future of albums" Macworld 8:39 AM
  • "Apple's Scott Forstall Will Be Tech Giant's Next CEO [Report] Cult of Mac 9:15 AM
  • "Scott Forstall's 10-year wait for the prize" Mac.Blorge 8:58 AM
  • "Adam Lashinsky's look 'Inside Apple' profiles iOS head Scott Forstall as Apple's 'CEO-in-waiting'" 9 to 5 Mac 8:38 AM
  • "Was it Steve Jobs' literally dying wish to upend another lazy industry -science and academic publishing? We'll know more this Thursday" Les Posen's Presentation Magic 8:21 AM
  • "PC sales continue to swirl the bowl" Tech.Blorge 8:21 AM
  • "Do We Need A 'GarageBand For Books?'"  TechCrunch 3:38 PM
  • "Apple Education Announcement Is 'GarageBand For E-Books'" Wired 9:42 AM
  • "Apple 'education' announcement: GarageBand for textbooks?" ZDNet 8:48 AM
  • "Apple Poised to 'Digitally Destroy' Textbooks? Don't Bet On It"  Techland 8:46 AM
  • "Report: Apple's Education News Could Be A Textbook Example Of Its Growth" mocoNews 8:38 AM
  • "Apple Set to Reinvent E-books with Simple New Publishing Tools" PadGadget 8:37 AM
  • "Android could benefit from Apple's leap in eBooks for education" Android Community 8:14 AM
  • "Apple to Introduce 'GarageBand for Ebooks' [Rumor] Mashable 8:13 AM
  • "Woz praises Android, bemoans Siri's dependence on network connectivity" MacDailyNews 1:07 PM
  • "The rise and fall of personal computing" asymco 7:54 AM
Non-Apple
  • "Can Wintel win the Ultrabook market?" ZDNet 12:36 PM
  • "Five best matte-screen LCDs for bright rooms (roundup)" CNET Reviews 11:52 AM
  • "Why a Hybrid Approach to Cloud Computing Works Best for Now" Forbes 11:50 AM
  • "How do I create a secure password? (infographic)" ZDNet 11:38 AM
  • "Malware found in children's gaming web sites" V3 11:29 AM
  • "Goodnight, Television?" Techland 11:27 AM
  • "Why Google's Biggest Problem with 'Search Plus Your World' Isn't Antitrust" Techland 11:27 AM
  • "RIM BlackBerry Bold 9790: Touch and type slimline smartie" Register Hardware 11:25 AM
  • "Full Steam Ahead for Gigabit Wireless, Report Says" IDG News Service 10:53 AM
  • "Will Android be the death of PCs?" MSNBC 10:47 AM
  • "12 effective habits of indispensable IT pros" InfoWorld 10:39 AM
  • "How to cope with HTML5's dueling standards bodies" Computerworld 10:21 AM
  • "After Zappos Hack, Some Online Security Tips" ABCNews 10:13 AM
  • "Smartphone Keyboards Vs. Your Productivity: What's keeping you from being more productive with your smartphone? Users gripe about keyboards and password requirements, survey says." InformationWeek 10:10 AM
  • "10 Security Trends To Watch In 2012: From cyber espionage to Android malware, expect to see a greater variety and quantity of attacks than ever before." InformationWeek 10:09 AM
  • "What the Geeks Are Giving You in 2012" TheStreet 9:36 AM
  • "The trouble with CES: too much electronics, not enough consumer" ZDNet 11:37 AM
  • "Reporters' notebook: Why we go to CES" EE Times 10:25 AM
  • "Seven Top Gadgets/Tech at CES" TheStreet 9:57 AM
  • "10 CES 2012 Technologies You Don't Need" TheStreet 9:36 AM
  • "Another OS Bites the Dust: Samsung to Fold Bada into Smartphone Linux Project" AllThingsD 8:26 AM
  • "Many Mobile OS Vendors Are Going To Be Left Behind" MacNews 8:22 AM
Humor/Cartoons
  • "Goodnight iPad" iMore 9:22 PM
  • "Siri Pulls a HAL on 'The Daily Show'" Minyanville 10:26 AM
  • "Jon Stewart and Siri Debate Foxconn" AllThingsD 8:26 AM
Press Releases/Products/Public Relations
  • "Smule's Ge Wang plays Magic Guitar for us at CES" TUAW 8:39 PM
  • "WhatsApp Messenger Updated: Now Available Again." eXtensions 7:11 PM
  • "Shush 2.0/By now I am somewhat famous for my slowness in adopting the iOS platforms for my major apps: MarsEdit and Black Ink. The truth is I have been working on these releases for years, but it's also true that work has been intermittent as I refocus on Mac versions of my apps and on other commitments in my life." Red Sweater Software 4:04 PM
  • "InCase announces Thermo Snap Case for iPhone 4/4S" AppleTell 1:35 PM
  • "Nando's finally launches iOS and Android app for UK chicken lovers" The Next Web 10:49 AM
  • "Clackety DAS Keyboard, Now available in Mac" Wired 9:43 AM
  • "'Push Panic!' Re-Released, Goes Free for a Short Time" Touch Arcade 9:41 AM
  • "Oxygen Forensic Suite 2012 Adds Social Networking Analysis for iOS/Android Devices" PRWeb 9:24 AM
  • "Case-Mate Barely There Brushed Aluminum Case Reviewed by iPhone Speaker Reviews" PRWeb 9:24 AM
  • "Ocoee Middle School Replaces Slates, Electronic Whiteboards, with Doceri on the iPad from SP Controls" PRWeb 9:24 AM
  • "Neverblue Releases Upgraded Mobile Stats iOS 5 App" PRWeb 9:24 AM
  • "Leading Publisher of Books for the Construction Industry Partners With Canvas to Offer Forms as Mobile Apps" PRWeb 9:23 AM
  • "TurboTax Goes Mobile: Prepare, File Taxes From Smart Phones and Tablets" Business Wire 9:23 AM
  • "NewSoft Announces New Versions of Presto! BizCard for iPhone and Android" Business Wire 9:23 AM
  • "NextBook: Free Release of NextScript 2.0, Development Tool That Makes Creation of iOS Applications via Markup Language Possible" Business Wire 9:22 AM
  • "NES Controller Gets Hacked To Play iCade Games On iPad" Cult of Mac 9:15 AM
  • "This Is the First Mouse I Have Craved In Decades" Gizmodo 9:04 AM
  • "AVPlayer for iPhone and iPad: Video player performs well, despite some awkward transfer process" Macworld 8:47 AM
  • "XtremeMac has new mobile charging solutions for the masses" Coolest Gadgets 8:25 AM
  • "BerryMover transfers your BlackBerry contacts, calendar, tasks, notes, text messages and other data over to your iPhone..." BerryMover 8:18 AM
  • "OWC gives Mac Pro users the first PCI Express SSD option" 9 to 5 Mac 8:12 AM
  • "Ralf Chille In Part with PLAYwRRM Releases RubberBalls v1.0 for iOS" prMac 8:37 AM
  • "PhatWare Releases WritePad 6.0 for iPad" prMac 8:37 AM
  • "lunaform {software} releases USCode 1.0 for iOS - Reference Guide" prMac 8:37 AM
  • "Easy Spending keeps track of where your money goes" prMac 8:37 AM
  • "Choose a coloring page with your kids and let their imagination run" prMac 8:37 AM
  • "Learn More About Yourself Than You Ever Thought Possible With an iOS App" prMac 6:39 AM
  • "Night Smasher for iPad a Fun and Entertaining Game - Free Download" prMac 6:39 AM
  • "New iOS App Chinese Flash Combines Vocab Study, Tone Practice" prMac 6:39 AM
  • "Toccata Technologies Launches New iPhone App BigFatBooth" prMac 6:39 AM
  • "Apple Approves first Free Bluetooth Smart (BLE) App for CES 2012" prMac 6:39 AM
  • "Metaversal Studios Announces Next Game: Updraft Jack" prMac 6:39 AM
  • "Renkara Media Group Introduces KanjiPictoGraphix for iPhone and iPad" prMac 6:39 AM
  • "Let your iPhone read your mind - Amazing Mind-Reading Magic Tricks" prMac 6:39 AM
Computer Industry
  • "How Michael Dell is reinventing Dell Inc.: Reinvention of a geek emphasizes innovation, high-margin markets" MarketWatch 9:47 AM
  • "Microsoft Earnings Preview: Windows 8 In Focus" Seeking Alpha 10:01 AM
  • "Microsoft Earnings Can Set Stock On Path To $32" Forbes 9:59 AM
  • "MSFT earnings likely to mark a top" [Video Report] TheStreet 10:01 AM
  • "Windows 8 will adopt new resilient file system, but only on server" CNET News 11:52 AM
  • "Windows 8 To Offer A Next-Generation File System" CRN 10:20 AM
  • "Windows 8 to get new 'resilient' file system" V3 11:29 AM
  • "Microsoft engineers file system for the Windows 8 era: Microsoft's new file system, ReFS, can host filenames as long as 32,000 characters" IDG News Service 4:40 PM
  • "Microsoft raises 'state of the art' son of NTFS" The Register 11:25 AM
  • "Microsoft details new licensing plans for its cloud management suite" ZDNet 11:37 AM
  • "Microsoft Takes on VMware With Almost-Canceled Cloud Program" Bloomberg 11:49 AM
  • "Microsoft's System Center 2012 gets first release" ZDNet UK 11:38 AM
  • "Microsoft SkyDrive 'Confuses Naked With Nude', Art Account Frozen" paidContent 10:01 AM
  • "Surface 2.0 -- giant, interactive table -- now being shipped" Seattle Times 11:04 AM
  • "Intel, Microsoft to report as PCs struggle" MarketWatch 1:27 PM
  • "HP Networking Boss: Watch Out Cisco, We're Coming On Strong" CRN 10:20 AM
  • "HP names new strategy chief" Reuters 4:32 PM
  • "Microsoftie takes over HP's strategy" The Register 4:44 PM
  • "Cyber Security Startup AlienVault Nabs Seven Senior HP Security Execs" TechCrunch 11:19 AM
  • "IBM growth may be weighed by global rut: Big Blue expected to post gain in earnings with small revenue lift" MarketWatch 11:43 AM
  • "IBM Showcases Beta for IBM Docs , Next Gen of Collaborative Suite of Office Business Tools" eWeek 10:27 AM
  • "Lotusphere: Business use of microblogging tools set to rocket" V3 11:29 AM
  • "Oracle, IBM, Microsoft Lead Business Analytics Market: IDC" eWeek 10:27 AM
  • "SAP Leads, Oracle Lags In Enterprise Apps: Strong results at SAP, Epicor and Infor present a sharp contrast to Oracle's lagging quarterly sales." InformationWeek 10:10 AM
  • "Fundamental Oracle flaw revealed: A design decision made by Oracle architects long ago may have painted some of Oracle's largest customers into a corner. Patches have arrived, but how much will they correct?" InfoWorld 10:38 AM
  • "Oracle Riding Exalytics, TimesTen To $37 Stock Price" Forbes 11:50 AM
  • "Researcher: Oracle has 'thrown in the towel' on database patching/Oracle says the patch slowdown is happening because most bugs have already been fixed" Computerworld 4:39 PM
  • "Oracle Tops Enterprise Software Space" TheStreet 1:35 PM
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  • "Intel: J.P. Morgan Downgrades; Sees Margins Peaking" Forbes 10:33 AM
  • "Could Intel be dealt out of the Windows 8 tablet fun?" ZDNet 11:37 AM
  • "Can Intel Finally Penetrate The Mobile Market?" Seeking Alpha 11:47 AM
  • "AMD to launch ultrabook platform with lower cost" DigiTimes 10:25 AM
  • "AMD's Ultrathin Set to Undercut Intel Ultrabooks by $200" PCWorld 10:53 AM
  • "AMD Gets Ultra-Competitive in Skinny Laptop Market" AllThingsD 1:30 PM
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  • "NEC claims terabit-plus record with 10,000 km hop: NEC has demonstrated a single fibre link – with no repeaters – running at 1.5 terabits per second over 10,000 km. The company says this is the first time that a single laser source has sent a terabit channel over such a distance." The Register 4:04 PM
  • "Women pick the family's mobile tech - and pay for it too: American women are increasingly selecting their families' mobile tech, and paying the bills too, according to the latest figures from US wireless trade body CTIA." The Register 11:23 AM
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Apple News
  • "Apple supplier gold mine: There is more than one way to skin a cat. To make money from Apple Inc., it is not necessary to buy Apple stock." MarketWatch 9:35 AM
  • "Apple: Piper Trims Mac, Raises iPhone Estimate" Barron's 10:01 AM
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Industry News
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  • "U.S. stocks close higher; banks limit gains: Spanish debt sale, China GDP and Empire State index support bulls" MarketWatch 3:56 PM
  • "U.S. Stocks Advance After Data Bolster Optimism in Global Growth" Bloomberg 3:56 PM
  • "Economic Data Give Wall Street a Boost" FOXBusiness 10:35 AM
  • "Stocks End Higher on Global Data" TheStreet 3:57 PM
  • "Stocks end higher on strong economic data" CNNMoney 3:57 PM
  • "Stocks Post Broad Gains; Financials Fall" WSJ.com [Paid Membership Required] 11:30 AM
  • "Stocks to get boost from China report" CNNMoney 9:35 AM
  • "U.K. stocks up, but Essar Energy sinks: India-focused energy firm falls 26.3% after tax ruling" MarketWatch 11:44 AM
  • "Asian Stocks Jump on China Policy Outlook, French Borrowing Cost" Bloomberg 11:32 AM
  • "Asia Markets: China stocks rebound on GDP data, lead Asia" MarketWatch 9:41 AM
  • "European Stocks Rise on China Growth Outlook; Rio Tinto Climbs" Bloomberg 11:32 AM
  • "Europe Markets: Europe stocks rally after Chinese, German data" MarketWatch 9:41 AM
  • "Europe and Asia stocks rally" CNNMoney 9:35 AM
  • "Most active Nasdaq-traded stocks: Nasdaq's 10 most active stocks at the close of trading" Associated Press 6:26 PM
  • "Midday Glance: Computer companies/Computer companies shares mixed at 1 p.m." Associated Press 3:39 PM
  • "Four Chip Stocks That May Top Intel: Texas Instruments, Analog Devices, Xilinx and On are favorites." Barron's 11:45 AM
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