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MacSurfer's Archive: Sunday, January 29, 2012
 

 

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Friday Highlights: Following his summary of iPhone expectations, Philip Elmer-DeWitt breaks down analyst predictions of iPads sold in last quarter, averaging 19.3 million; while Apple and Google argue for exclusion of Steve Jobs in no-hire lawsuit, employees fight for his evidence to be included; CIRP survey [link to 2-Page PDF] of mobile OS market finds Android leading the charge with 53% share, with iOS in second place at 42%; reader sent in article from Albany Times Union indicating renewed hope for iPhone production to land in New York; Rockstar patent consortium wanted to deal with Google in Texas, but has been denied motion; Macworld reviews "top-notch Mac outliner", OmniOutliner 4 Pro; Jonny Evans has 4 speed tips for Mavericks users; Kirk McElhearn answers reader questions on iTunes oddities such as glitchy tracks, and more, and in another article he laments how iCloud has become bloated; John Sculley, former Apple CEO responsible for kicking Steve Jobs out of the company, admits his mistake; a story worthy of the X-Files, a couple Loch Ness Monster trackers have found what appears to be the image of Nessie herself thanks to Apple's mapping satellites; Radio Shack offering iPhone 5s for $99 with contract; HTC lands Samsung's person responsible for "killer ad campaigns"; iPhone 6 mockup based on recent leaks now on web; and iPad Air 2 front panel appears in new leaks from Dutch web site, more in our Hardware/Software section; some iOS 6 users reporting FaceTime outage; The Globe and Mail reviews Google's Apple TV competitor, Chromecast; Accounting Web offers first impressions of Microsoft's new iPad version of Excel.

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Apple/Macintosh
  • "Labor advocate challenges accuracy of NYT Report on Apple, Foxconn" AppleInsider 7:43 AM
  • "BSR says NYT look into Apple-Foxconn pact has inaccuracies" Electronista 7:44 AM
  • "Won't buy Apple products anymore? Then don't stop there"  The Loop 6:04 PM
  • "Steve Jobs' Jobs vs. 'Jobs'" ABCNews 10:00 AM
  • "Wisconsin schools to get iPads from Microsoft settlement" Electronista 7:44 AM
  • "Legendary judge hands Apple key patent interpretation victory against Android" Foss Patents 7:44 AM
  • "Judge interprets '263 patent in Apple's favor in HTC Android appeal" AppleInsider 2:37 PM
  • "Suit exposes Silicon Valley 'gentlemen's agreements'" Associated Press 5:40 PM
  • "Steve Jobs kept letter from Bill Gates on his nightstand" TUAW 6:09 PM
  • "Why Apple Should Start Making A 3D Printer Right Now" The Atlantic 7:27 PM
  • "Apple grows new core: A workaholic who gets up at 4.30am for a gym workout, the new boss prefers calm reason to Mr Jobs's abusive tirades" Independent.ie 1/28
  • "Your iPhone Has To Be Made In China, And Apple Can't Absolve Your Guilt"  The Loop 1/28
  • "Tim Cook furious at Reports of worker abuses: Apple CEO reacts to New York Times articles accusing the company of turning a blind eye to mistreatment" Macworld UK 1/28
  • "Tim Cook: 'We Care About Every Worker'" New York Times [Free/Paid Registration Required] 1/28
  • "Industry 'slow to respond to Macbook Air' - Report: Ultrabooks are expect to grow three times the rate of tablets, but tablet volume will remain higher for the next five years, says Juniper" Macworld UK 1/28
  • "Two years of Apple's iPad: Two years ago, Steve Jobs showed us the original iPad. Here are some of the milestones for the innovative slate over the past 24 months" Macworld UK 1/28
  • "iPhone 5 with 'awesome' camera technology ready for production: iPhone 5 rumour roundup for the week ending 28 January" Macworld UK 1/28
  • "Innovation High, Attendance Dips at Macworld 2012" eWeek 1/28
  • "Can Apple become the world's first trillion-dollar company? Apple's spectacular growth, fueled by demand for the iPhone, will soon see its market capitalisation reach $500bn and beyond" The Guardian 1/28
  • "A Trillion Dollar 'Apple' In The Making: Report" EFY Times 1/28
  • "Wisconsin uses Microsoft settlement funds to buy iPads for schools" AppleInsider 1/28
  • "Why Android isn't gaining on Apple in the Enterprise"  AppleInsider 1/28
OS X
News
  • "Macworld | iWorld goes on down to South Park, has itself a time: Every episode of the long-running animated series is created almost entirely on Macs" Macworld UK 1/28
  • "Intel Looks to Challenge Apple's iTunes on Future Ultrabooks" Patently Apple 1/27
  • "Apple Could Dramatically Improve Performance of its Graphic Card Drivers" HardMac 1/27
  • "Macworld 2012: Autodesk Inventor Fusion for Mac Coming" MacRumors 1/27
  • "Expo Notes: Sandvox 2.5 Web design package boosts slideshow support" Macworld 1/27
AppleCare/Troubleshooting
  • "Q&A: MacFixIt Answers" MacFixIt 1/27
  • "Bugs & Fixes: Short URLs render Safari's history useless" Macworld 1/27
Reviews/How-To/Tips
  • "Word 2011: Formatting when cutting and pasting paragraphs" Betalogue 10:00 AM
  • "Finding the Right Image Using Accordance and Logos" This Lamp 1/28
  • "Dig deep into Lion: The best overlooked, underrated features/17 useful features every OS X Lion user should know about" Computerworld 1/27
  • "Snapseed brings its iOS photo-editing tools to the Mac" Macworld 1/27
  • "KeepRecipes creates an iTunes for cookbooks" GigaOM 1/27
  • "The Easy Way To Sync Your Mac's Keychain To Another Mac Or iOS Device" Mac 360 1/27
  • "Travel Much? Keep Track Of Your Trip's Details With A Cheap Mac App" Mac 360 1/27
  • "Search For Carriage Returns/Tabs In Documents [OS X Tips] Cult of Mac 1/27
  • "Friday Freebie: Need Color? Pick It Off Your Mac's Screen With Pick, The Color Picker Loupe" Mac 360 1/27
  • "10.7 : Enable Recovery HD after restore from Time Capsule/File Vault 2." Mac OS X Hints 1/27
  • "Exclude Folders from Time Machine Backups" OS X Daily 1/27
  • "Mac Tip: Terminal – Star Wars: A New Hope" MacTrast 1/27
Op/Ed
  • "Will Apple's Spectacular Success Invite More Malware?" LAPTOP Magazine 9:11 AM
  • "The Importance of Focus When Developing A Killer App (Video)" Appboy Blog 7:41 AM
  • "Thoughts on What MacWorld Means to Us" Larry's Blog 1/28
  • "Apple's New iBooks Won't School College Bookstores Any Time Soon"  Wired 1/27
  • "Lion - Canon compatibility issues; collaboration, autosave and Dropbox" MacInTouch 1/27
  • "Is iOS the Future of the Mac?" AppStorm 1/27
  • "Editorial: The Limits Of 'iTunes" AppleBitch 1/27
Press Releases
  • "Token: Token is a Mac OS X menu bar app for iWork and now iBooks Author." Dale Gillard 11:27 AM
  • "Feral ports Tropico 3: Gold Edition to Mac" MacNN 1/27
  • "Aspyr Offers $5 Mac App Games This Weekend Only" Aspyr 1/27
  • "Intuit Releases Quicken Essentials on Mac App Store" MacRumors 1/27
  • "Macworld 2012: OmniGroup Announces OmniPlan For iPad" App Advice 1/27
  • "Nova Development Launches the Mac SuperBundle Winter 2012" prMac 1/27
  • "AnyMP4 iPod Transfer for Mac - Unique and Professional Mac iPod Transfer Software" PRNewswire-Asia 1/27
  • "AuthenTec Launches Fingerprint Security Solution for Apple Mac OS X Lion Platforms" Business Wire 1/27
General Interest/Potpourri
  • "iPad expats in Cyprus left appless" Cyprus Mail 8:06 AM
  • "Judge Sentences Killer, Criticizes Store Employees" ifoAppleStore 7:45 AM
  • "How The Real CSI Uses Apple For Cold Cases [Macworld / iWorld 2012] Cult of Mac 1/28
  • "Week in Apple: Lion Server at home, iPhones in the executive washroom" Ars Technica 1/28
  • "Apple makes move into offices" USA Today 1/28
  • "A Quick Spin Around Mini Macworld (Video)" AllThingsD 1/27
  • "Expo Notes: Creators panel highlights use of Macs, iOS in music, movies" Macworld 1/27
  • "Macworld | iWorld 2012 highlights for developers" GigaOM 1/27
  • "Macworld | iWorld goes on down to South Park, has itself a time" Macworld 1/27
  • "Welcome to the New MacWorld: The venerable expo doesn't have Apple leading the charge anymore, but it's embracing the rise of the mobile lifestyle by adding iWorld to its name. PCMag.com swings by." PC Magazine 1/27
  • "Welcome to the New MacWorld" [Slideshow] PC Magazine 1/27
  • "Steve Jobs, Mark Zuckerberg on Greatest Innovators List" Mashable 1/27
  • "Apple Estimated to Retake Title of World's Largest Smartphone Vendor" MacRumors 1/27
  • "Apple is #1 Smartphone Vendor for Q4 2011" Vernon Chan 1/27
  • "iPads save parliament cash, says IT chief" ZDNet UK 1/27
  • "Ex-VP Using Apple Experience To Remake Penney" ifoAppleStore 1/27
  • "'Steve Jobs Would Have Called This Insanity.' Ron Johnson's Transformation Of JC Penney Begins" Cult of Mac 1/27
  • "Stolen iPhone Saved By iCloud: New York's Metropolitan Transportation Authority Police follow Find My iPhone directions to nab a suspect and recover an iPhone in the space of four hours." InformationWeek 1/27
  • "T-Mobile to offer unlocked iPhone users additional support starting Jan. 30" 9 to 5 Mac 1/27
  • "AT&T posts huge loss on charges, iPhone subsidy: AT&T lost $6.7 billion in the fourth quarter, its first lost in three years. AT&T remains heavily dependent on iPhone for subscribers." Associated Press 1/27
Non-Apple News
  • "Former Palm Head Jon Rubinstein Leaves Hewlett-Packard" AllThingsD 1/27
  • "The World's First Computer Password? It Was Useless Too" Wired Magazine 1/27
  • "New Vizio HDTV breaks widescreen barrier for movies, apps" USA Today 1/27
  • "Ubuntu creator warns businesses to be wary of cloud lock-in: Canonical and Citrix highlight the pitfalls of proprietary cloud computing" Techworld 1/27
  • "First 'Super Wi-Fi' Network Goes Live in North Carolina" Network World 1/27
  • "One-on-One With Sean Parker: Bloomberg's Erik Schatzker talks with Sean Parker, co-founder of Napster, former president of Facebook Inc. and investor in Spotify Ltd." [Video Report] Bloomberg Businessweek 1/27
  • "LG Display's Fourth-Quarter Loss Narrows on 3-D Television, Mobile Demand" Bloomberg 1/27
  • "Google+ opened up to teens to compete with Facebook" Bloomberg 1/27
  • "Google Music Manager Update Lets You Download All Songs" PC Magazine 1/27
  • "Schmidt: We Are Happy to Talk to the Government/Google CEO Eric Schmidt on the government's investigation into its privacy policies and push for legislation on intellectual property on the Internet." [Video Report] FOXBusiness 1/27
  • "Google Tells Android Developers to Stop Using the Menu Button" eWeek 1/27
  • "Google Earth 6.2 seamlessly stitches over mismatched patchwork" CNET News 1/27
  • "RIM slashes BlackBerry PlayBook tablet prices: Up to 58 per cent off launch cost" Register Hardware 1/27
  • "RIM CEO: We're Not Baking Cookies/Research In Motion's new CEO says his earlier comments regarding change at the BlackBerry maker were a bit misunderstood. Instead of taking the easy way out, RIM hopes the more difficult path leads to success." InformationWeek 1/27
  • "Marvell Lowers Guidance on Hard-Drive Shortage" Minyanville 1/27
  • "Cisco Fellow Bruce Davie Joins Stealth Start-Up Nicira" AllThingsD 1/27
  • "Smartphones drive record Samsung profit" Reuters 1/27
Publications/Podcasts
  • "Mac 911 Live: Macworld Podcast #283" Macworld 2:41 PM
  • "Video: How To fit in at Apple" Fortune 8:54 AM
  • "Book Review: Looking Behind the Curtain at Apple: The things that make Apple tick are deceptively simple: a single-minded focus on products, a performance-driven culture that does not allow for failure, and a well-honed marketing and advertising machine." Los Angeles Times [Free Registration Required] 8:07 AM
  • "Video: Weekend Tech Review: Macworld Week 4 2012" AppleInsider 7:43 AM
  • "The state of Apple: Macworld Podcast #281" Macworld 1/28
  • "Penultimate talks iPad stylus" iMore 1/27
  • "Gene Steinberg meets The Mac Observer's John Martellaro, The NPD Group's Ross Rubin, and Laptop magazine's Avram Piltch this week on The Tech Night Owl LIVE" The Tech Night Owl LIVE 1/27
  • "Macworld|iWorld Interview with Johan-Till Broer of Garmin" Your Mac Life 1/27
  • "Engadget Podcast 278 - 01.26.2012" Engadget 1/27
  • "Spotlight on Game Your Video: Macworld Video #167" Macworld 1/27
  • "Q&A: Lytro's Charles Chi talks light field, battery life, and licensing" PCWorld 1/27
Hardware/Software
  • "Man Tries To Find Stolen iPad Using New Technology: Owner Say Those Who Have His iPad Are Uploading Photos Via Photo Stream To His Computer" KDAF TV: Dallas-Fort Worth 7:45 AM
  • "Apple pioneers programmable magnets for future iPhones and iPads" PC & Tech Authority 7:42 AM
  • "Apple publishes anti-trust decision over AppleCare from Italian authorities, must alter warranties by March"  9 to 5 Mac 1/27
  • "Apple Italy throws up ruling on its store site: We accept that they think we were wrong" The Register 1/27
  • "New Siri Patent Paves Way For Apple Stock To Run To $1,000"  Forbes 1/27
  • "Apple eyeing move to 'programmable magnets'?" CNET News 1/27
  • "MacIT: IT groups grapple with managing fast-growing iOS devices" Network World 1/27
  • "EFF working to keep iPhone, iPad 'jailbreaking' legal in US" AppleInsider 1/27
  • "Jailbreaking is Not a Crime! Don't Forget to Sign the Petition" iDownload Blog 1/27
  • "Spring launch for Apple OLED TV with Siri, says retail mole: Can it really make money when Sony et al can't?" Register Hardware 1/27
  • "Apple's Siri Can't Understand Chinese [Video] Asia Tech 1/27
  • "Apple's iPad turns 2: A look back and ahead" CNET News 1/27
  • "Happy 2nd Birthday, iPad. What Will This Toddler Be When it Grows up?" Mashable 1/27
  • "Happy birthday, iPad! RIP, pretenders: Two years ago today, Steve Jobs unveiled the iPad. And computing has never been the same, despite all the 'iPad killers'" [Slideshow] InfoWorld 1/27
  • "Future iPhone and iPad may feature MagSafe ports, wireless charging" BGR 1/27
  • "Retina Macs Soon a Reality?, Does the World Need an iOS Laptop?, Fixing Keyboard Backlight, and More" Low End Mac 1/27
Price Trackers/Deals
  • "Apple Mac Pro Buyer's Guide -12 & 8 Core Models -Best Prices, Reviews & Information" MacReviewZone 1/28
  • "Apple MacBook Pro Buyer's Guide -15 Inch Models -Best Prices, Reviews & Information" MacReviewZone 1/28
  • "Ninja Ponk HD For iPad Is Temporarily Available For Free (Normally $1.99)" Apple Sliced 1/28
  • "Zombie Samurai HD For iPad Is Temporarily Available For Free (Normally $1.99)" Apple Sliced 1/27
  • "Drop The Chicken For iPhone and iPad Is Free Right Now (Previously $0.99)" Apple Sliced 1/27
  • "Mini Motor Racing HD For iPad Is $1.99 Today (Was $3.99) And $0.99 For iPhone (Was $1.99)" Apple Sliced 1/27
  • "PadGadget Daily App Deal – 15 iPad Apps on Sale" PadGadget 1/27
  • "13" MacBook Pro Prices & Deals" MacPrices 1/27
  • "15" MacBook Pro Prices & Sales" MacPrices 1/27
  • "MacBook Air Prices & Sales" MacPrices 1/27
  • "Apple Offers Discount On Refurbished iPod Nano" AppleBitch 1/27

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Reviews/How-To/Tutorials/Tips
Reviews
  • "Hands on with iStopMotion animation app for iPad" iMore 1/28
  • "Review: Sennheiser HD 380 Pro headphones" Marco.org 1/28
  • "Video Review: SGP GLASt Screen Shield for the iPhone 4/4s" Run Around Tech 1/27
  • "Review: Antec Advance Screen Cleaners" Macenstein 1/27
  • "Hands-On With the Everything-Proof Pelican iPad Case" Wired 1/27
iPad/iPhone/iPod touch Apps
  • "OmniPlan for iPad to put project management at your fingertips in 2012" Ars Technica 1/27
  • "Hands on: Pocket Informant 2 for iPad" MacNN 1/27
  • "Valve Releases Steam Mobile App for iOS and Android Devices" PCWorld 1/27
  • "GymPact Review: Exercise app uses money as motivator" Macworld 1/27
  • "Fingle your friends: the iPad just got too intimate" CNET Reviews 1/27
  • "Stickman games that shine on iOS" Download 1/27
  • "Add Old Photos Directly to Facebook Timeline with Shoebox for iPhone" Techland 1/27
  • "Reflections in a Photograph: WaterMyPhoto for the iPhone -Now at Version 1.5" eXtensions 1/27
  • "Back in Time for iPad Makes Scientific History Fresh and Accessible — iPad App Review" PadGadget 1/27
  • "Review: Paper Monsters – A Gorgeous Monster-Size Platformer for iOS" MacTrast 1/27
  • "'RoboHero' Review – A Challenging Turn Based Puzzler" Touch Arcade 1/27
  • "iPhone Appidemic: Crystal War: BloodField" AppleTell 1/27
  • "Crystal War Blood Field Review: Digitalfrog gives the castle defense genre something slightly different." 148Apps 1/27
  • "Spirit Of Wandering: The Legend Review/Hidden Object gaming from the experts of the genre." 148Apps 1/27
  • "Glitch Tank Review: Blast opponents into pixelated oblivion in this frantic strategy board game." 148Apps 1/27
  • "Blocks Hurt! Review: Drop blocks and destroy advancing waves of monsters in several different game modes." 148Apps 1/27
  • "The Passenger Review: A noir adventure game that shines too briefly." 148Apps 1/27
How-To/Tutorial
  • "How to hack an iPad: Prevent access with a four-digit PIN code or beware" Macworld UK 1/27
Tips
Analysis/Commentary/Editorial/Opinion
  • "Can Apple, Samsung, and Amazon Make Google Irrelevant in Mobile?" The Motley Fool 8:29 PM
  • "Apple wrestles with its 'China problem'/Commentary: Issue puts spotlight on migrant underclass" MarketWatch 8:31 PM
  • "CBS probes Apple's relationship with Foxconn" 9 to 5 Mac 5:38 PM
  • "iPhone 4S quarter in review: Siri, battery life snafu, cases rebound" Beatweek Magazine 2:50 PM
  • "Letter to the New York Times From BSR" BSR 11:27 AM
  • "Can an iPad Replace Your Laptop While Traveling?" Yahoo! News 9:47 AM
  • "BSR disputes NYT quotes, facts" Mac.Blorge 9:41 AM
  • "Steve Jobs' legacy lives on at Apple Campus with posters and quotes" 9 to 5 Mac 8:44 AM
  • "Trends at this year's Macworld | iWorld conference" Allvoices 7:46 AM
  • "When Apple, Google, and others can't agree, things can get messy" Applepeels 7:43 AM
  • "Hands-free texting on the iPhone not as easy as it looks" The Oregonian 11:29 AM
  • "How Apple Can Solve Its China Problem" Cult of Mac 1/28
  • "The Macalope Weekly: Often quoted, often wrong"  Macworld 1/28
  • "Foxconn, Apple and the New York Times" eXtensions 1/28
  • "Closing thoughts on Apple's greedy, 'crazy evil' iBooks license" ZDNet 1/28
  • "Friday Night Fights: Should The iPhone Allow You To Easily Swap Batteries?" Cult of Android 1/28
  • "How Siri is ruining your cellphone service" Washington Post [Free Registration Required] 1/27
  • "Macworld Is Weird Now" Gizmodo 1/27
  • "The State Of iCloud Enabled Apps" MacStories 1/27
  • "How Steve Jobs Steamrolled Cisco On The Name 'iPhone'"  Cult of Mac 1/27
  • "Touchscreen vs. Keyboard, the Sequel" AllThingsD 1/27
  • "Apps May Kill Golf As We Know It" Forbes 1/27
  • "Jobs: Steve vs. the Stimulus" Forbes 1/27
  • "While Apple Breaks Records, Other Smartphone Makers Limp Along" Wired 1/27
  • "Apple to buy Hollywood? Not a chance." GigaOM 1/27
  • "What Apple Should Do With Its $100 Billion In Cash: Buy Hollywood" TechCrunch 1/27
  • "Steve Jobs' alleged threat to Push Pop Press" Edible Apple 1/27
  • "Enterprise Mobility: Apple iPhone 4S: 10 Alternatives to Consider Before You Buy One" [Slideshow] eWeek 1/27
  • "The Macalope Daily: Learning lessons" Macworld [Insider Content] 1/27
  • "Why The iPhone's Average Selling Price Increased Despite The 'Free' iPhone 3GS" MacStories 1/27
  • "Samsung Loses Patent Complaint; Apple Complies With Italian Court Ruling" The Mac Observer 1/27
  • "Apple iPhone is top dog --and Samsung's Google problem"  Computerworld 1/27
  • "Apple's 7 most stubborn decisions: Apple's legendary strong will has led to some puzzling product designs and choices: some of which ultimately became trends, and others that decidedly didn't." CNNMoney 1/27
  • "Why Apple shouldn't be reining in its legal team" memeburn 1/27
  • "More About the Apple Cult (Even Though I Said It Was Time to Stop Talking About It)"  Technologizer 1/27
  • "The Problem With The iOS Home Screen"  MacStories 1/27
  • "4 Tech Companies Apple Should Consider Buying Now"  Seeking Alpha 1/27
  • "Bill Gates: 'I wrote Steve Jobs a letter as he was dying. He kept it by his bed'" Telegraph 1/27
  • "Real Chinese talk about Apple, manufacturing and labor" Mac.Blorge 1/27
  • "Apple's an easy target, but you can't blame them for Foxconn" The Loop 1/27
  • "Dear Apple: Do something about Chinese working conditions" CNET News 1/27
  • "The 'punishing' iPhone factories: Will Apple customers care?" The Week 1/27
  • "Why Apple is held accountable for supply chain mistreatment"  ZDNet 1/27
  • "Apple's supply chain flap: It's really about us" ZDNet 1/27
  • "Will the World Ever See Fair Trade iPads?"  Techland 1/27
  • "Apple: Is Tim Cook Insane (Or Just One Heck Of A Guy)?" Seeking Alpha 1/27
  • "Apple CEO Tim Cook Responds to Factory Condition Mistreatment, Promises to 'Dig Deeper'" Mashable 1/27
  • "Apple's Tim Cook Fires Back on Worker Abuse Allegations" TheStreet 1/27
  • "Apple: Yes there are horrendous accidents, but we CARE/Tim Cook sends letter after Chinese factory horror exposé" The Register 1/27
  • "Tim Cook Responds to Allegations That Apple Has Known About Factory Labor Abuses" iClarified 1/27
  • "Tim Cook Responds to NYT Article Over Apple Supplier Working Conditions" iPhoneinCanada 1/27
  • "Report: Apple's Suppliers Continuously Violate Code of Conduct, Apple Does Nothing to Change It/According to Apple executives and Foxconn management, safety is the last thing on Apple's mind"  DailyTech 1/27
  • "Confessions of an iPhone Data Hog: AT&T Wags Finger at 'Unlimited' Data Users; A Letter Warns 'You May See Reduced Speeds'" WSJ.com [Paid Membership Required] 1/27
Non-Apple
  • "2010: Box Office Win­ners availability" TNL 9:56 PM
  • "Pushpins founder explains why grocery stores should avoid building their own apps" Appolicious 11:24 AM
  • "How SyFy brought the young to Being Human with Twitter" GigaOM 9:59 AM
  • "How Amazon Could Split Netflix and iTunes to Win Streaming Video" Wired 1/28
  • "Ways for parents to ease tussle with teens over tech use" Seattle Times 1/27
  • "Will 2012 be the year of the cloud?" ZDNet UK 1/27
  • "How Wi-Fi could squeeze wireless carriers" ZDNet 1/27
  • "Privacy vs. digital age: Where's the balance?" ZDNet 1/27
  • "Top 10 challenges facing RIM's new chief executive" V3 1/27
  • "Two Minute Video: Getting Started with Facebook Timeline" Techland 1/27
  • "Super Bowl TV sales aren't that super" TG Daily 1/27
  • "Why 3D Printing Isn't Like Virtual Reality: Before you dismiss it as a fad, consider the evolution of 2D printing." Technology Review 1/27
  • "10 ridiculous Super Bowl party gadgets" MSNBC 1/27
  • "Why big data means a big year for Hadoop: Companies from IBM to Amazon are turning to Hadoop to manage the surge in data that needs storing. IDGE's Michael Friedenberg says the buzz around Hadoop is no joke" CIO 1/27
  • "Gamification: The buzzword that can ruin your apps and business" InfoWorld 1/27
  • "Can Nintendo evolve from a pure-play game hardware company in time?" The Globe and Mail [Free Registration Required] 1/27
  • "Feature Phones Now More Profitable Than Mid-tier Smartphones" Forbes 1/27
  • "Be Prepared To Sell Your Soul If You Use Google" Forbes 1/27
  • "Flickr Pro tweaked, but bigger changes needed" CNET News 1/27
  • "'You will download your sneakers within 20 years. Yarr'" The Register 1/27
  • "Today in Tech: Twitter's new censorship ability" Fortune 1/27
  • "The Circuit: Google+ now 13+, Twitter's censorship tool, AT&T supports House spectrum bill" Washington Post [Free Registration Required] 1/27
  • "Online Movie Purchases In 2011 Accounted For Only 1% Of The Market" MacNews 1/27
Humor/Cartoons
  • "What Apple could do with their $100 billion." The Joy of Tech [cartoon] 1/27
Press Releases/Products/Public Relations
  • "Themes Have Arrived for iPad – Introducing Wallpaper Studio Pro HD: January 29, 2012" MacMegasite 5:47 PM
  • "Rethinking iPhone UI and getting things done with Clear to-do app" Ars Technica 2:50 PM
  • "Expo Notes: iFlashDrive USB drive works on both iPad and Mac" Macworld 2:42 PM
  • "iPad 2 Can Be Wirelessly Charged Using LaunchPort" PCWorld 9:11 AM
  • "Spotlight on iKeyboard" PCWorld 9:11 AM
  • "This One-Piece MacBook Stand Is Made In Same Factory As Apple's Unibody Macs" Cult of Mac 1/28
  • "MacPractice introduces an iPad app to go with its healthcare software" TUAW 1/28
  • "Hands on: Schneider iPro 2x lens for the iPhone 4" Electronista 1/28
  • "Kickstarter Success Story LandingZone is a Sleek Docking Station for the MacBook Air" Cult of Mac 1/28
  • "Hands on: LandingZone dock for MacBook Air" Electronista 1/28
  • "iBling for your iThing: Headsets for iPods, iPhones, and iPads" Bare Feats 1/27
  • "Watershed & Dry Case Offerings Keep Your iDevices High & Dry" The Mac Observer 1/27
  • "Western Digital Demonstrates Its First Thunderbolt Drive" The Mac Observer 1/27
  • "Doxie's new DoxieGo + Wi-Fi: Demo Video at Macworld iWorld 2012" TUAW 1/27
  • "Expo Notes: Schneider Optics announces new iPhone telephoto lens" Macworld 1/27
  • "Macworld | iWorld: iKeyboard for iPads" PCWorld 1/27
  • "Expo Notes: Abvio plans interface update for iOS fitness apps" Macworld 1/27
  • "Genius wireless mouse does away with batteries" ZDNet 1/27
  • "MacWorld 2012: Doxie Go Scanner Now With Wi-Fi" App Advice 1/27
  • "Magnus iPad Stand Marries Minimalism With Magnets" Wired 1/27
  • "Face.com Launches KLIK, A Real-Time, Facial Recognition Camera App For iPhone" TechCrunch 1/27
  • "VPNHQ service offers Android and iOS users secure public Wi-Fi access" V3 1/27
  • "Dominion Unofficially Comes To iOS" App Advice 1/27
  • "Best jailbreak apps for new iPhone users" iMore 1/27
  • "Tipard Newly Upgraded Mac iPhone & iPhone 4 Ringtone Maker" PRNewswire-Asia 1/27
  • "Attention iPad™ II Users: Jill-e® Designs Has Created a Bag for You" PRNewswire 1/27
  • "Successful Jailbreak and Unlock for iOS 5.0.1 for iPhone 4S/4/3GS" PRWeb 1/27
  • "Chocolapps Releases First ebook of 2012, The Adventures of Robin Hood" PRWeb 1/27
  • "Talk Fusion Announces Arrival of First App For iPad" PRWeb 1/27
  • "Fotobounce Functionality Expands to Include Apple Mobile Devices and Chinese Language" PRWeb 1/27
  • "Caricature Maker Pro: Whimsical iOS and Android App Users' Captures Likeness" PRWeb 1/27
  • "DONKEY.BAS For iOS Revives DOS Game Co-Created by Bill Gates" The Mac Observer 1/27
  • "Snaptotes: Get Personalized Photos on Your Bag, Device or Case [Macworld / iWorld 2012] Cult of Mac 1/27
  • "Dar-Soft releases German version for its popular PDF converting iOS apps" Dar-Soft 1/27
  • "Updated Apps: iSomtow; and Panorama 360 Camera" eXtensions 1/27
  • "What is this App? 2 - Crazy iOS puzzle action is the answer" prMac 1/27
  • "Orbalus 1.0 for iOS - Magic Orbs Create Implosive/Explosive Shock Waves" prMac 1/27
  • "2WayResume iPhone App Leverages Career Expertise to Optimize Job Search" prMac 1/27
  • "Addicting arcade Marble action for iOS has arrived with The MarbleZ" prMac 1/27
  • "A music app that plays out your mood" prMac 1/27
  • "Game Over? Chewy Balls for iPhone" prMac 1/27
  • "Inside The World Of Dinosaurs - iPad App Narrated By Stephen Fry" prMac 1/27
  • "The Joy of Cooking - iHomeEducator announces iPlanMeals" prMac 1/27
  • "Professional Wedding Planning with My Wedding Organizer" prMac 1/27
  • "Global Feed for the iPhone launched by Sovereign Dynamics" prMac 1/27
Computer Industry
  • "Rubinstein leaves HP: Once the CEO of Palm, Jon Rubinstein has left HP after two years" PC Advisor 1/28
  • "HP Envy 15 review (early 2012)" Engadget 1/28
  • "IBM builds 9 nanometer carbon nanotube transistor, puts silicon on notice" Engadget 1/28
  • "9nm IBM nanotube transistors may outrace silicon" Electronista 1/28
  • "Windows 8 stable on ARM, going" CNET News 1/28
  • "Intel to buy about 190 patents from RealNetworks for $120 million news" domain-b.com 1/28
  • "NVidIA accused of astroturfing against AMD Radeon in forums" Electronista 1/28
  • "AMD Catalyst 12.1 drivers officially released, 12.2 Preview offers enhanced Eyefinity functionality" The Verge 1/28
  • "AMD Radeon HD 7950 Pre-Order Pricing" CPU World 1/28
  • "Cisco aims to simplify, unify collaboration products' design, interfaces" PC Advisor 1/28
Finances (Click heading for current Apple Stock price.)
Apple News
  • "Breaking Down Apple's Billions [Infographic] Mashable 1/27
  • "Facebook Vs Apple - Who'd You Rather" CNBC 1/27
  • "Investors want 'a gusher'; Apple weighs options" Bloomberg News 1/27
  • "Apple's Fourth quarter 2011 Growth Scorecard" asymco 1/27
  • "Best Use Of Apple's Cash: An Apple Credit Card" Seeking Alpha 1/27
  • "Apple Should Dive Back Into Dividends: Poll" TheStreet 1/27
  • "Apple Shows No Signs of Slowing" RealMoney [Subscription Required for Full Article] 1/27
Industry News
  • "Tech stocks end day with broad, mild gains: But KLA-Tencor leads chip equipment makers cap sector rally" MarketWatch 1/27
  • "U.S. stocks mostly down; S&P streak holds: Chevron pulls Dow lower; Ford weighs on S&P 500" MarketWatch 1/27
  • "Dow breaks 3-week winning streak" CNNMoney 1/27
  • "U.S. Stocks Retreat as American Economy Grew Less Than Forecast in Quarter" Bloomberg 1/27
  • "Disappointing GDP Data, Chevron Pressure Dow" FOXBusiness 1/27
  • "Stocks Finish Mixed After GDP Data Disappoints" TheStreet 1/27
  • "Blue Chips Close Down 74 Points" WSJ.com [Paid Membership Required] 1/27
  • "Stocks: Investors unimpressed by U.S. growth" CNNMoney 1/27
  • "Canada stocks rise marginally on RIM, gold miners" MarketWatch 1/27
  • "Asian Stocks Edge Up on Commodities; Yen's Rise Hits Exporters" Bloomberg 1/27
  • "Asia Markets: Sydney, Hong Kong stocks rise; Tokyo retreats" MarketWatch 1/27
  • "European Stocks Extend Losses: Jittery European stock markets extended losses on Friday afternoon after U.S. growth data fell short of expectations." WSJ.com [Paid Membership Required] 1/27
  • "European Stocks Retreat as U.S. GDP Misses Estimates; BP Falls" Bloomberg 1/27
  • "Europe Markets: Europe stocks end week in red after U.S. GDP/Resources, banks drive downward direction" MarketWatch 1/27
  • "Most active Nasdaq-traded stocks: Nasdaq's 10 most active stocks at 1 p.m." Associated Press 1/27
  • "Midday Glance: Computer companies/Computer companies shares mixed at 1 p.m." Associated Press 1/27
  • "3 Tech Stocks To Buy And 2 To Take Note Of In 2012''s First Half" Seeking Alpha 1/27

 
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