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Wednesday Highlights: Jesus Diaz at Fast Company Design looks back at how Apple's "Advanced Technology Group developed some of the most influential technology of the century"; Tim Cook falls 43 spots to #96 in Glassdoor's CEO rankings, due in large part to "Apple's culture of secrecy and high stress"; Jason Snell ponders what Apple's new TV service will look like, and how it can compete with Hulu, Netflix; "the enterprise is Apple's space today" says Fleetsmith CEO Zack Blum; Dieter Bohn explains the how/why in his Mac customization; at, a video on building a hackintosh; interview with Angela Ahrendts on Apple's focus to enrich peoples' lives—reports in our General Interest section; Axios reporting of online privacy plan in works at White House; Siri a bit wishy washy in latest OS betas; Cult of Mac, 9to5Mac go hands-on with the Walkie-Talkie feature in watchOS 5.

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  • "Apple's Results Hinge On IPhone Question" [Paid Membership Required] 3:39 PM
  • "Apple earnings preview: It's all about the iPhone 4S"  CNET News 7:48 AM
  • "Our Apple whisper numbers: Averaging the Q1 2012 estimates of the six analysts with the best track records" Fortune 7:48 AM
  • "Apple 2012: Smooth sailing, for the most part/Apple Inc coasts into 2012 with a strong wind in its sails, a clutch of envelope-pushing products in its hold, a record share price, and a steady hand at the tiller." Reuters 10:02 AM
  • "What Apple Should Do With All That Mounting Cash: Apple's already flush, but just imagine what could happen if it decided to acquire Nintendo."  Minyanville 8:26 AM
  • "Apple vs. the textbook: Can education go paperless?" MSNBC 4:12 PM
  • "350,000 Textbooks Downloaded From Apple's iBooks in Three Days"  AllThingsD 7:47 AM
  • "Global Equities Research: iBooks Textbooks downloaded 350,000 times in three days" 9 to 5 Mac 7:51 AM
  • "Apple sells 350,000 textbooks in three days, analyst says" CNET News 8:16 AM
  • "Apple may have moved 350,000 iBooks textbooks in three days" Electronista 8:06 AM
  • "Apple's iTextbooks: 3 days, 8 titles, 350,000-plus downloads" Fortune 3:41 PM
  • "Did Apple blow $100 million in its legal fight against HTC?" CNET News 5:55 PM
  • "Apple Attempts to Bring Ericsson into Discovery for Defense in Motorola Case" Patently Apple 8:54 AM
  • "Insurance company sues to deny Apple coverage in slip-and-fall claim: A new lawsuit filed against Apple in Chicago this week adds to the company's considerable list of legal battles, though this particular case isn't a multi-biliion dollar patent dispute but instead a common denial of insurance stemming from a 2010 civil suit." AppleInsider 5:34 PM
  • "Apple, Publishers Face More Accusations Over E-Book Pricing" Mobiledia 3:43 PM
  • "Google, Apple Sued Over 'No Poaching' Pact" Forbes 3:42 PM
  • "Inside Apple's efforts to expand iPad content with iBooks Author" AppleInsider 9:49 PM
  • "Webcomic artist experiments with iBooks Author-created monthly archive" GigaOM 4:15 PM
  • "Apple publishes iTunes U help portal online" Macgasm 9:49 AM
  • "VMware Q4 shines: Aims to 'go beyond cost reduction'" ZDNet 4:16 PM
  • "SSH service connecting but not authenticating in OS X" MacFixIt 7:46 PM
  • "Deleting files within Lion's Applications folder" Macworld 4:17 PM
  • "Is Lion Server suitable for home use? Ars investigates" Ars Technica 8:29 PM
  • "iBooks Author: An ebook publisher looks at Apple's textbook creation app" TUAW 8:59 AM
  • "iBooks Author vs. The Competition [Chart] iClarified 4:16 PM
  • "Run Windows Apps On Your Mac With Wine [Video How-To] Cult of Mac 8:18 PM
  • "The Best Screencasting App for Mac OS X" Lifehacker 4:17 PM
  • "Mac users, want to download YouTube Videos for free? Try MacTubes 3.1" BetaNews 10:01 AM
  • "Run The Gimp (Or Other X11 Apps) Full Screen [OS X Tips] Cult of Mac 8:49 AM
  • "Mac Tip: Encode Audio Files In Mac OS X Lion Directly In The Finder" MacTrast 8:17 AM
  • "Use a Zoom Window in Mac OS X" OS X Daily 8:19 AM
  • "10.7: Setting duration before files are locked" Mac OS X Hints 9:47 AM
  • "The MS Surface table re-imagined with an amazing Apple aesthetic" Morningstar 4:20 PM
  • "Creating a Native Feeling on Mac OS X, Linux" OSNews 8:19 AM
  • "Opinion: How iBooks Author Could Be So Much Better" Macworld 8:06 AM
  • "Opinion: How iBooks Author Locks You Into Apple" Macworld 8:06 AM
Press Releases
  • "Day One for Mac and iOS Is a Gorgeous Journaling Tool that Encourages Daily Writing" Lifehacker 8:15 AM
  • "BackUp Gmail for Mac is a lightweight Status Bar App that works in background, it connects automatically with your account and backs up any new messages. You can access your data whenever and wherever you want: all emails are in plain text (.eml format) and the relationships are stored in a SQLite DB. You can personalize how the backup is performed and set-up your destination folders as you wish. You decide if you want an hourly or daily backup of your account, and set the times yourself." BackUp Gmail 8:02 AM
  • "Pacifist 3: 'More squashed bugs than a flyswatter factory' and Lion compatibility" FairerPlatform 8:01 AM
  • "Art Files 2, SneakPeek Pro to Support Adobe Creative Suite CS6" prMac 8:48 AM
  • "Data acquisition from bmcm synchronized to real-time" prMac 7:41 AM
  • "SQLabs announces SQLiteSync" prMac 7:41 AM
General Interest/Potpourri
  • "Survey: iPad Use Growing Among IT Pros" BYTE 5:54 PM
  • "Android stays ahead of iPhone surge in US (despite what Nielsen thinks): Though the iPhone did incredibly well in the past three months in the US – getting nearly half of sales – Nielsen's claim that it's 'catching up' with Android isn't quite right. Other platforms, meanwhile, have trouble"  The Guardian 10:28 AM
  • "Ovum thinks Android will top iOS in development by 2013" Electronista 10:43 AM
  • "Android to Top iOS In Developer Interest In 2012 [Report] ReadWriteWeb 11:41 AM
  • "Report: Android Will Replace iOS As A Developer Magnet This Year" OStatic 4:15 PM
  • "More Than Third Of iPhone 4S Buyers Coming From RIM, Android" Cult of Mac 11:42 AM
  • "Apple's Jobs to Obama: 'jobs aren't coming back' to U.S." New York Times 7:54 AM
  • "Tablet and E-book reader Ownership Nearly Double Over the Holiday Gift-Giving Period" Pew Internet 7:50 AM
  • "Pew: Tablet ownership doubled during holidays, bodes well for Apple's Q1" 9 to 5 Mac 7:50 AM
  • "iPad Leads Growth in e-Book Growth" NBC Bay Area 10:00 AM
  • "Tablet & E-Book Ownership Doubles Over 2011 Holiday" The Mac Observer 3:38 PM
  • "iPad a solid education tool, study Reports" Wired 10:27 AM
  • "iSuppli Predicts Windows Phone's Edge Over iOS by 2015" The Mac Observer 8:51 AM
  • "Apple's First Dutch Retail Store to Open in Amsterdam on February 18?" MacRumors 4:16 PM
  • "Virgin America Names Jet After Steve Jobs" MacRumors 4:17 PM
  • "Virgin America pays tribute to Steve Jobs with jet name" CNET News 7:57 PM
  • "Why Not an Apple Executive for RIM's CEO Job?" 24/7 Wall St. 7:49 AM
  • "App spotlight: British Airways' iPad app improves customer service (K4)" Computerworld 7:48 AM
  • "How I used Airbnb to fund a hit iPhone app—and you can too!" The Next Web 8:27 AM
  • "DLD 2012 – Drew Houston: 'Yes, Steve Jobs Called Dropbox A Feature'" TechCrunch 11:05 AM
  • "Teen's game app flies: Your average high school sophomore probably spends a lot of time playing Video games or using smartphone apps, but likely lacks the graphic design or project management chops to produce a game app of their own." Boston Herald 10:20 AM
  • "App spotlight: British Airways' iPad app improves customer service" Computerworld 11:04 AM
  • "Maker of taxi-ordering app myTaxi raises €10 million from Daimler, Lars Hinrichs" TechCrunch Europe 11:05 AM
  • "Samsung Galaxy S II voice text ad 'forgets' to mention Siri" Electronista 5:50 PM
  • "iPhone Users Get 'Samsunged' For Not Choosing Galaxy S II & Free Turn-By-Turn Navigation [Video] Cult of Mac 8:03 AM
  • "Samsung goes after Apple fans again in new commercial" Edible Apple 10:20 AM
  • "Actor Thomas Gibson is an iPhone shutterbug" USA Today 7:55 AM
Non-Apple News
  • "Sesame Street's Digital Transition: Apps For The Juicebox Set" mocoNews 4:18 PM
  • "Cloud FTP Adds Wi-Fi to Any Hard Drive" Wired 11:28 AM
  • "MIT Genius Stuffs 100 Processors Into Single Chip" Wired 11:28 AM
  • "Big step towards Tricorder medical scanner" TG Daily 11:16 AM
  • "Tabletop Computer Knows You by Your Shoes: A system with foot-level cameras aims to cure the problem of multiple people using one touch screen." Technology Review 11:14 AM
  • "MoShare Lets You Share Web Content To Any Phone" Forbes 10:41 AM
  • "These semiconductors are cooled with laser light" TG Daily 11:16 AM
  • "Social-networking rivals take aim at Google's new search feature, offer free workaround" Silicon Valley 10:32 AM
  • "NY hotel boosts Wi-Fi with wall-mounted switches: The Mandarin Oriental deployed an access point in every room, along with ports for other services" IDG News Service 10:28 AM
  • "Megaupload hopes to be back online soon, but beware of scammer versions" Techworld 11:15 AM
  • "Storage sites unnerved by Megaupload action: The arrest of Megaupload's founders has led to other file storage sites taking action in an apparent attempt to protect themselves from legal action." BBC 10:13 AM
  • "Sony adds next-gen image sensors for smartphones, digital cameras" IDG News Service 10:28 AM
  • "Sony VAIO Series Gets Minor Facelift, Z Series Gets LTE" PC Magazine 10:56 AM
  • "Meet RIM's new CEO Thorsten Heins: Says in video that BlackBerry maker needs to get more disciplined" Network World 11:02 AM
  • "Heins Brings Hardware Skills, 'Free Thinking' to RIM's Battle With Apple" Bloomberg 10:15 AM
  • "RIM's New CEO's Top Priority: BlackBerry 10" eWeek 10:35 AM
  • "Q&A: Android Design Chief Details Google's Mobile Future" Wired 11:28 AM
  • "Banned Android apps welcome in unofficial app store" MSNBC 10:55 AM
  • "Google bins products in New Years cull" ZDNet UK 11:33 AM
  • "Google Searches for Niche Role in Europe: New Head for Northern and Central Region Aims to Meet E-Commerce Needs of Businesses in Different Markets" [Paid Membership Required] 9:42 AM
  • "Hackers-for-Hire Are Easy to Find" [Paid Membership Required] 9:38 AM
  • "Wi-Fi 802.11ac to drive wireless HD Video in the home" CNET News 7:48 AM
  • "Local newspapers for the iPad still leave a lot to be desired. Also, the controversy over Apple's new iBooks Author app appears to us to be overblown." The MT Show 8:02 AM
  • "Apple Expected to Adopt 802.11ac 5G Gigabit Wi-Fi This Year" MacRumors 8:16 AM
  • "Apple Would like to Implement the 802.11ac ASAP" HardMac 8:16 AM
  • "Multi-Touch Page Flipping eBook Concept Shown on an iPad" MacRumors 11:45 AM
  • "Rumor: More Claims of a 4-inch Screen for the iPhone 5" iDownload Blog 8:21 AM
  • "Sony's next-gen camera sensor could allow Apple to make thinner iPhones" AppleInsider 4:13 PM
  • "Is This Apple Supplier Falling Further Out of Favor?" The Motley Fool 9:48 PM
  • "iPhone 4S And iPad 2 Jailbreak Downloaded Over 1 Million Times In 24 Hours" Cult of Mac 4:13 PM
  • "Hackers jailbreak iPad 2 and iPhone 4S" ZDNet UK 7:53 AM
  • "iPhone Tutoring App To Offer Live Help [Exclusive] Cult of Mac 5:36 PM
  • "Enterprise Networking: Apple iPad 3: 10 High-Priority Features We Want in the New Tablet" [Slideshow] eWeek 4:12 PM
  • "Moving from Pismo to MacBook Air, Pros and Cons of Cheap PC Laptops, and More" Low End Mac 4:17 PM
Price Trackers/Deals
  • "StarBunker: Guardians For iPad Is Temporarily Available For Free (Normally $2.99)" Apple Sliced 8:12 AM
  • "Perfect Balance HD For iPad Is Free Right Now (Previously $0.99)" Apple Sliced 8:12 AM
  • "Hook'em Fishing HD For iPad Is Free Today (Was $2.99)" Apple Sliced 8:12 AM
  • "PadGadget Daily App Deal – 8 iPad Apps on Sale" PadGadget 8:20 AM
  • "13" MacBook Pro Prices & Deals" MacPrices 8:07 AM
  • "15" MacBook Pro Prices & Sales" MacPrices 8:07 AM
  • "17" MacBook Pro Prices & Current Bundles" MacPrices 8:07 AM
  • "Apple Display Buyer's Guide -Up To $150 Off Apple 27" Thunderbolt Display" MacReviewZone 12:08 PM
  • "Best Selling iPhone Accessories -From $1 To $79 -Prices, Reviews And Information" MacReviewZone 12:08 PM
  • "Best Selling Mac Scanners -From $100 To $496 -Prices, Reviews And Information" MacReviewZone 12:09 PM
  • "Top Selling Mac Accessories -$7 to $500... Prices, Deals, Reviews And Information" MacReviewZone 12:09 PM
  • "Get an Altec Lansing iPhone speaker dock for $49.99" CNET News 7:48 AM

  • "Logitech Wireless Boombox Review" Mac|Life 3:42 PM
  • "Review: Logitech Tablet Keyboard for iPad" MacStories 9:36 AM
  • "Soundfreaq Sound Stack SFQ-03" iLounge 4:16 PM
  • "Review: NewerTech Power2U USB Wall Outlet" MacTrast 4:18 PM
  • "Review: Maglus Stylus for iPad 2" MacTrast 4:17 PM
  • "Video Review: Crimson Screen Shields for the iPod touch 4G" Run Around Tech 9:11 AM
  • "PlayDead's Limbo is an uncanny platform game" Macworld 9:25 AM
iPad/iPhone/iPod touch Apps
  • "Adobe Photoshop Express 2.0 (for iPhone)" PC Magazine 10:35 AM
  • "CaptureNotes 2 Review: Strong note-taker brings organization to your annotations" Macworld 8:27 AM
  • "TomTom for iOS review: Find your way with TomTom's sat nav app for iOS devices" Macworld UK 8:19 AM
  • "TunnelBear review: We couldn't recommend a tool that helps to work around restricted content. Oh, no" Macworld UK 8:19 AM
  • "Learn About Half Notes With GarageBand Music Theory" Wired 9:59 AM
  • "App for That: How to take passport photos with your iPhone" iMore 8:54 AM
  • "Bring Back The Oldies With Vintage Radio, Plus Win A Copy!" App Advice 9:49 AM
  • "iPhone App Video Review: Urban Crime" Appolicious 3:39 PM
  • "Apple Store App Updated with Self-Checkout & In-store Pickup Features" Best App Site 7:59 AM
  • "S.P Somtow: Thai Composer, Conductor and Polymath: there is an App for it -iSomtow" eXtensions 10:20 AM
  • "Numberlys: A Top-Shelf App for Kids, Though a Bit Overhyped" MacNewsWorld 8:16 AM
  • "iPhone Appidemic: Hero Academy" AppleTell 7:51 AM
  • "Super Crate Box Review" Mac|Life 3:40 PM
  • "Zombie Wonderland 2 – Blasting & Cleaning Again" Apple'n'Apps 7:57 PM
  • "Chillingo Brings Order Up! to iOS – iPad Game Review" PadGadget 8:19 AM
  • "'Ash II: Shadows' Review – It's Risky Business for this Retro-inspired RPG" Touch Arcade 9:10 AM
  • "'Smash Cops' Review - Pushing a Car Can Actually Be Fun" Touch Arcade 8:26 AM
  • "iRig MIDI and Sample Tank Review: Solid MIDI interface and deep synthesizer app for iOS, right here." 148Apps 12:12 PM
  • "SoulCalibur Review: Fight furiously fast-paced battles with your warrior or weapon of choice in this iOS port of a 3D fighting classic." 148Apps 9:10 AM
  • "Arel Wars Review: Arel Wars is a 2D real-time strategy game that has players summoning units to attack their opponents' base, while trying to protect their own." 148Apps 12:12 PM
  • "Letters From Nowhere HD Review: An entertaining yet flawed Hidden Object title." 148Apps 3:43 PM
  • "Niko Review: Launch Niko through the traps of the Otherworld." 148Apps 3:43 PM
  • "Escape Review: Escape is a game where players control a ninja who bounces off the walls trying to, well, escape." 148Apps 3:43 PM
  • "Smash Cops Review: Smash Cops puts players behind the wheels of a police car in America's most brutal police force, chasing down suspects so fearful of the violent police that they'll cross state lines in order to escape this very long arm of the law." 148Apps 3:43 PM
  • "Troubleshooting Your iPhone 4S And iPad 2 Jailbreak" Cult of Mac 4:13 PM
  • "How to troubleshoot common jailbreak issues on iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch" iMore 10:01 AM
  • "Organize iOS Apps by Actions Instead of Categories" OS X Daily 5:37 PM
  • "iOS A-Z: What's AirPlay?" iMore 5:36 PM
  • "How to Control Lock Screen Messaging Notifications in iOS 5" The Mac Observer 4:25 PM
  • "iOS Device Screenshots & iPhoto Smart Albums" Mac OS X Hints 9:46 AM
  • "Why a Cheap iPad Won't Threaten the Kindle Fire" Wired 6:39 PM
  • "Why Apple Should Follow Michelin" Monday Note 6:13 PM
  • "Apple spends $100M to sue Android makers, is it working?"  9 to 5 Mac 4:18 PM
  • "No Old Apps for You: Apple's Message to Early iPhone Users" Low End Mac 4:17 PM
  • "One iPad phenomenon that Android can't counter" ZDNet 4:16 PM
  • "If You're On HP's WebOS Team, Apple Might Buy Your Way Out Of Limbo" App Advice 4:14 PM
  • "Why Apple, Google, and Corning have an Innovation Edge over Cisco and Hewlett-Packard?" Forbes 3:43 PM
  • "Why is Intel propping up Apple's competition?" ZDNet 3:21 PM
  • "Hidden Dimensions: History Won't be Kind to Apple & Textbooks" The Mac Observer 3:20 PM
  • "How the Kindle replaced my iPad...for book reading" CNET News 11:43 AM
  • "Coming, an iOS laptop? I'm not so sure" ZDNet 11:42 AM
  • "An iOS Laptop is a Compelling Idea"  Tech.pinions 11:06 AM
  • "Editorial: The Capacity Of An iPad" AppleBitch 10:12 AM
  • "The Macalope Daily: Crystal bull gazing" Macworld [Insider Content] 9:41 AM
  • "Apple Kicks Kodak While It's Down: The printed picture is supposed to be Kodak's wheelhouse, but Kodak is getting supplanted by the digital revolution in the form of apps." Minyanville 9:35 AM
  • "Want to go 'Inside Apple'? Read this book" GigaOM 9:11 AM
  • "What an Android User Expects From iOS" AppStorm 8:54 AM
  • "RIM collapsing as Apple iPhone wins the enterprise" Computerworld 8:00 AM
  • "E-Publishing, Part 1: In The Beginning" BYTE 7:56 AM
  • "Apple's Deal With the Devil: The iPhone maker is set to announce a massive profit for the last quarter—but a shocking New York Times article points out the cruel labor conditions in China that enable such a haul." The Daily Beast 3:40 PM
  • "Celebrating Supply Chain Slavery" shmula 7:56 AM
  • "Why aren't iPhones assembled in the U.S.? It's not due to labor costs" ZDNet 8:25 AM
  • "Why Apple gadgets can't be made in the U.S." ZDNet 7:54 AM
  • "Opinion: Apple's new vision of education/Last week Apple made it clear that one of the next industries it hopes to disrupt and reinvent is education" Computerworld 10:43 AM
  • "3 Revolutionary Ways Apple is Transforming the Education Experience"  Business 2 Community 8:58 AM
  • "Apple's New Venture" VoxTalk 8:58 AM
  • "Apple Sold 350K Digital Textbooks in Three Days, But What Comes Next?" Forbes 10:40 AM
  • "Apple's textbooks see 350,000 downloads in 3 days: will it last?" GigaOM 8:12 AM
  • "Why the Apple textbook program will never work"  ZDNet 7:53 AM
  • "Why Tablets Are So Important: Sure, tablets are great for media consumption, but the future of personal computing depends on their productivity." PC Magazine 10:57 AM
  • "Building the next Internet: Ignorance and greed are on target to break the current Internet, so what will the next on look like?" InfoWorld 10:47 AM
  • "Stupid user tricks 6: IT idiocy loves company/IT fight club, dirty dev data, meatball sandwiches -- nine more tales of brain fail beyond belief" InfoWorld 10:47 AM
  • "Tech lab: Nokia's Lumia 7 10/Technology writer Hiawatha Bray analyzes Nokia's Lumia 7 10 which uses Windows 7 operating system." [Video Report] Boston Globe [Free Registration Required] 10:16 AM
  • "E-Publishing, Part 1: In The Beginning" BYTE 10:10 AM
  • "Android will be the platform of choice for developers, study says" CNET News 10:04 AM
  • "Google's Big Problem They Don't Want You To Know About" Forbes 10:40 AM
  • "What Google's Earnings Really Mean" Minyanville 9:59 AM
  • "Will Cloud Computing Kill Distribution?" CRN 10:26 AM
  • "8 Cloud Computing Advocates You Should Know" [Slideshow] CRN 10:26 AM
  • "Price Of The Cloud Still Out Of Reach For Small Businesses" Forbes 9:52 AM
  • "Nearly 1 in 5 adult Americans now own a tablet computer, according to Pew" Houston Chronicle 10:45 AM
  • "RIM's Management Shuffle: The Street Remains Skeptical" Forbes 10:00 AM
  • "Research In Motion Needs a Chief Miracle Worker" TheStreet 9:36 AM
  • "Samsung Galaxy SII Roams the Globe" TheStreet 9:35 AM
  • "Will Google break or save the Internet?" Foss Patents 10:52 AM
  • "Are Netbooks Poised for a Comeback?"  Tech.pinions 9:26 AM
  • "The RIM Story: In Praise of Mike and Jim" Tech.pinions 9:25 AM
  • "Shakeup at RIM: Co-CEOs Step Down Amid Reorganization" The Mac Observer 8:01 AM
  • "RIM CEOs, company's future doubtful" Tech.Blorge 8:01 AM
  • "If the feds can shut down Megaupload, why do we need SOPA?" Ars Technica 7:56 AM
Press Releases/Products/Public Relations
  • "Video: Cloud gaming on the iPad with OnLive" GigaOM 7:58 PM
  • "MissionControl: A Menu Based Multitask Switcher" iDownload Blog 7:46 PM
  • "Figaro Wig Comes To The iPhone And iPod Touch With The Amazing Introductory Price Of Free" App Advice 6:28 PM
  • "Discover Your Next Eyewear Purchase With iGlasses" App Advice 5:50 PM
  • "Futuristic iPhone Car Stereo Fits Almost Any Vehicle" PCWorld 5:37 PM
  • "This Kickstarter project turns your smartphone into a sleek car stereo" The Next Web 4:20 PM
  • "Epson Releases iProjection Mobile Projection App for iOS" PadGadget 4:18 PM
  • "Make Siri's Voice Control Completely Hands-Free" Lifehacker 4:17 PM
  • "Vim for iPad & iPhone is Now Available" OS X Daily 4:16 PM
  • "More People Visited My Blog Using iPhones Than Either Macs Or PCs" MacNews Blog 2:38 PM
  • "Evi arrives in town to go toe-to-toe with Siri" TechCrunch 11:19 AM
  • "Ten One unveils Magnus stand for iPad 2" iLounge 10:53 AM
  • "Extend your photo's background with AntiCrop for iPhone and iPad" iMore 10:37 AM
  • "Inkling Interactive Electronic Textbooks For iPad" MacPrices 10:03 AM
  • "iPhone 4S and iPad 2 get Corona command line jailbreak tool" Engadget 9:25 AM
  • "PadGadget Weekly App Series – Apps for Staying Healthy" PadGadget 9:25 AM
  • "Apple iPad 2 Accessories: Magnus Magnetic stand" Phones Review 8:58 AM
  • "Add AirPlay to any TV with a $35 Mini Computer" iDownload Blog 8:54 AM
  • "Enhance The Power And Functionality Of Siri With SiriToggles For iPhone 4S – Download Now" Redmond Pie 8:52 AM
  • "Reckless Racing 2 Comes To iOS Next Week" Cult of Mac 8:49 AM
  • "'Reckless Racing 2' Hitting the App Store Next Week" Touch Arcade 8:26 AM
  • "McGraw-Hill Creates iPad Edition of the World's Most Influential Medical Textbook" PRNewswire 8:57 AM
  • "Epson Announces iProjection App for Wireless Projection from iPad, iPhone and iPod Touch Devices" PRNewswire 8:57 AM
  • "Beat the Traffic to Exhibit Latest iPhone Traffic App at Macworld iWorld 2012: Beta version of Beat the Traffic 2.0 for iPhone will be on display at the Mobile Apps Showcase" PRNewswire 8:19 AM
  • "Multi-Touch Page Flipping eBook Concept Shown on an iPad" MacRumors 8:16 AM
  • "IPEVO Introduces Kami Origami Folio Case for iPad 2: Microfiber case features foldable creases to convert to stand." PRWeb 8:04 AM
  • "WNM Live, the Location-Based Social Discovery Network, is Now Available in the Apple App Store, Facebook, and the Web." PRWeb 8:04 AM
  • " Offering a Full Range of Apple Products and Services Nationwide" PRWeb 8:04 AM
  • "Celebrating the 16,000th Classroom Using Splashtop Whiteboard - The App That Turns iPads into an Interactive Whiteboard" PRWeb 8:04 AM
  • "World's First Zombie Apocalypse Field Guide, Exclusively for the Apple iPhone" PRWeb 8:04 AM
  • "The Trizm Puzzle Company Releases TrizmTouch for iPad: Mind-blowing Logic Puzzle Now Available in Apple's App Store" PRWeb 8:04 AM
  • "The Open and Closed Aspects of Apple's Business Online is Exposed in the 'Partnering with Apple' eBook Recently Published by the Digital Marketer Labs" PRWeb 8:04 AM
  • "WatchDox Introduces Secure Annotation, Collaboration for iPad, iPhone" Business Wire 8:04 AM
  • "My Army for iPhone and iPod touch recruiting now!" Gamasutra 7:53 AM
  • "Elecom clamshell keyboard sports handy iPhone stand" CNET News 7:48 AM
  • "Juggleware Announces Sol: Sun Clock for iPhone" prMac 4:18 PM
  • "Happy Ring Ring rolls out Couple Musix on the App Store" prMac 8:49 AM
  • "MegaCubic Announces Puggy the Monster - the Fun Bite for iPhone" prMac 8:48 AM
  • "Valentine Camera+ for iOS/Android - Lovely Valentine Frames for Photos" prMac 7:42 AM
  • "Sleeepy Sheepy for iOS" prMac 7:42 AM
  • "Webstralia Delivering Quality Solutions in iPad App Development" prMac 7:42 AM
  • "SuperMeet Workshops Return for the 11th Annual San Francisco SuperMeet" prMac 7:41 AM
  • "Agenda Set For the 11th Annual San Francisco SuperMeet, Jan. 27, 2012" prMac 7:41 AM
  • "Dress up Fred and Friends - New children's app from Alcids Entertainment" prMac 7:41 AM
  • "Blocks Hurt! 1.0 for iOS - Drop, Explode, Aim, Match, and Stack Blocks" prMac 7:41 AM
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  • "New App Analyzes Signatures on the Spot" prMac 7:41 AM
  • "Life and works of Leonardo Da Vinci 1.0 released for the iPad" prMac 7:41 AM
  • "fScanX - Software for Hi-Speed Fujitsu Scanners at MacWorld" prMac 7:41 AM
Computer Industry
  • "Nokia investors eye Windows Phone results: Microsoft partnership in focus at fourth-quarter earnings report" MarketWatch 9:48 AM
  • "Nokia Lumia Sales Seen Topping 1 Million" Bloomberg 10:04 AM
  • "Windows 8 Promises 1-Second Wi-Fi Connections: Microsoft also is adding features to Windows 8 to make it more mobile-friendly, such as the ability to turn off radios and tools to reduce unnecessary bandwidth consumption." InformationWeek 11:45 AM
  • "Microsoft: Designing Windows 8 app store was a challenge" CNET News 11:43 AM
  • "HP Touchsmart 520 All-in-One PC Review" HotHardware 10:50 AM
  • "Shiny Social Tools Meet Practicality At Lotusphere" InformationWeek 10:46 AM
  • "IBM's Watson Advises at Cancer Center" Computerworld 11:01 AM
  • "Power7 chips going for a song in Big Blue January sale" The Register 11:19 AM
  • "IBM's Open Virtualization Alliance, oVirt and KVM Update" ZDNet 11:31 AM
  • "Dell and LSI now sporting impressive new set of MRAMs: Dell and LSI are using a new type of memory in servers, RAID controllers and routers, presaging the replacement of NAND flash." Channel Register 11:19 AM
  • "Intel to buy QLogic's InfiniBand assets for $125 million" Reuters 9:57 AM
  • "Intel Acquires Fabric Technology InfiniBand From Qlogic For $125M" TechCrunch 9:56 AM
  • "QLogic Sells InfinBand Assets To Intel For $125M In Cash" Forbes 9:56 AM
  • "Intel to Buy Some QLogic Networking Assets" [Paid Membership Required] 11:40 AM
  • "Eden heads to Israel in Intel management shake-up: Intel has staged an executive shake-up that replaces its PC chip head, Mooly Eden, with datacentre expert Kirk Skaugen." ZDNet UK 11:33 AM
  • "EU proposes 'right to be forgotten' by internet firms: A new law promising internet users the 'right to be forgotten' will be proposed by the European Commission on Wednesday." BBC 10:13 AM
  • "Cloud Industry Forum blames FUD for security concerns: Uncertainty around the security of cloud computing is inhibiting uptake, says CIF" Techworld 11:14 AM
  • "U.S. tech firms add jobs despite automation: IT services, software development grow; manufacturing, telecom shrink" Computerworld 10:30 AM
  • "NSF study raises serious concerns about U.S. investment in technology: Massive new report shows 'Asia 10' are spending substantially more on R&D than the U.S., which also continues to lose high tech manufacturing jobs" InfoWorld 10:47 AM
  • "No Turning Back: Tablets and the Era of Touch Computing" Techland 11:20 AM
Finances (Click heading for current Apple Stock price.)
Apple News
  • "Apple Earnings Preview: Will Cupertino Blow It or Report a Blowout?" The Motley Fool 9:49 PM
  • "Market Preview: Apple Still Looks Tempting" TheStreet 8:18 PM
  • "Apple, Inc Share Price Target Increased to $500.00 by Analysts at Brigantine" LocalizedUSA 10:52 AM
  • "Apple Makes More Money Per Employee Than Exxon And Google" Business Insider 8:51 AM
  • "An Earnings Trade Idea in Apple" StockTwits 8:58 AM
Industry News
  • "Apple, H-P up, but RIM weighs on techs: BlackBerry maker shares fall on CEO shakeup" MarketWatch 11:35 AM
  • "U.S. stocks sink on Greece, cash-outs; S&P 500 up: Blue-chips, Nasdaq Composite lower as investors take a breather" MarketWatch 4:23 PM
  • "S&P 500 Rises for Fifth Day as EU Officials Meet" Bloomberg 4:24 PM
  • "Stocks Zig Zag; Corporate News, Europe in the Spotlight" FOXBusiness 4:24 PM
  • "Stocks drift lower amid investor jitters" CNNMoney 4:24 PM
  • "Stocks Close Mixed as Energy Gains Offset Greece Fears" TheStreet 4:24 PM
  • "Dow Breaks Its Win Streak: Blue-chip stocks finished in the red for the first time in five sessions, while the broader market was flat, as investors watched Europe for developments in its debt crisis." [Paid Membership Required] 4:24 PM
  • "Stocks: Greece's debt talks in focus" CNNMoney 9:34 AM
  • "Australian shares edge lower after gains" MarketWatch 9:47 AM
  • "Asian Stocks Rise as U.S. Housing Trumps European Debt Concern" Bloomberg 11:25 AM
  • "Asia Markets: Australia slips, Japan ends flat in thin trade" MarketWatch 9:43 AM
  • "European Stocks Rise" [Paid Membership Required] 9:46 AM
  • "Europe Stocks Rise to Five-Month High; UniCredit, Outokumpu Jump" Bloomberg 11:25 AM
  • "Europe Markets: Europe stocks climb as Greek debt talks continue/Euro-zone finance ministers meet to discuss crisis" MarketWatch 11:37 AM
  • "Most active Nasdaq-traded stocks: Nasdaq's 10 most active stocks at the close of trading" Associated Press 5:49 PM
  • "Final Glance: Computer companies/Computer companies shares up at the close of trading" Associated Press 5:34 PM
  • "Midday Glance: Computer companies/Computer companies shares mixed at 1 p.m." Associated Press 4:25 PM

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