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MacSurfer's Archive: Monday, January 30, 2012


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  • "Apple storms past HP to lead global PC market: 120 million PCs shipped globally in Q4 2011, up 16% year-on-year" ["Among the other top five PC vendors, only Lenovo managed to increase its market share, by a relatively modest two points, compared to Apple's six-point gain over the same quarter a year ago."]  Canalys 3:47 PM
  • "The iPad created a 16% gain for PCs in Q4 and made Apple world's #1 vendor" The Next Web 3:48 PM
  • "Tablet boom makes Apple No 1 PC maker: research firm" Reuters 4:19 PM
  • "Made in China: Why Boycotting Apple Would be Wrong"  Tech.pinions 9:22 AM
  • "Apple and China - time for a new PR strategy?"  BBC 8:12 AM
  • "Accuracy of NYT's workers' rights abuses articles challenged: Reports on conditions in Apple's supply chains 'contain misleading information', rights watchdog says" Macworld UK 10:19 AM
  • "Apple wrestles with its 'China problem': Issue puts spotlight on migrant underclass" MarketWatch 8:06 AM
  • "Apple CEO Cook Hurt By Insinuation of Indifference, Doesn't Deny Problems: Apple CEO Tim Cook Reportedly emailed employees about conditions at factories in China. Apple will dig and 'undoubtedly find more issues,' but it won't turn a blind eye." eWeek 11:13 AM
  • "Apple Fuels Hiring Amid Bubble 2.0 Concern"  Bloomberg 8:16 AM
  • "Apple predicted to sell up to 40M iPhones on China Mobile, China Telecom in 2013" AppleInsider 8:44 AM
  • "Apple 'could sell 40 million iPhones in China in 2013": Analyst reckons Apple will partner with China Telecom and China Mobile" Macworld UK 10:17 AM
  • "China: Apple's Land of iPhone Opportunity" AllThingsD 3:44 PM
  • "Morgan Stanley: 24-36 million more Chinese iPhones in 2013/As the middle class expands, Apple's sales in China could soon reach 60 million per year" Fortune 8:10 AM
  • "Apple accused of witholding $6.3 million 'copy tax' from French iPad sales" The Next Web 11:46 AM
  • "Steve Jobs told Google to stop poaching workers" Reuters 3:38 PM
  • "Suit Reveals Alleged Silicon Valley Anti-Poaching Scheme" PC Magazine 3:36 PM
  • "Apple releases AirPort Utility 6.0 for Mac borrowing iOS app design" AppleInsider 7:42 PM
  • "Apple Releases AirPort Utility 6.0 & AirPort Firmware 7.6.1" The Mac Observer 7:14 PM
  • "Cure for a nagging AirPort Utility" Macworld 3:39 PM
  • "How to Identify & Fix Problems with the Mac App Store" The Mac Observer 3:08 PM
  • "OS X Lion: Cannot log in to Active Directory account after binding in Directory Utility" Apple Support 3:35 PM
  • "Test passwords with Apple's Password Assistant" MacFixIt 8:01 PM
  • "Automator workflow of the month: Clear the iPod photo cache" Macworld 3:39 PM
  • "How To Know When Your Mac's Hard Disk Drive Is Dying" Mac 360 10:48 AM
  • "I Can't Reinstall Snow Leopard After Installing Lion [Ask MacRx] Cult of Mac 8:42 AM
  • "Mac Tip: Hide The Dock With A Keystroke" MacTrast 8:40 AM
  • "Getting Software Update alerts as a stander user" Mac OS X Hints 9:51 AM
  • "If you want to duplicate everything you put to Dropbox without losing your original, you can create a Sparse Disk Image, and in the Dropbox preferences set a folder in the image as your Dropbox folder. As a bonus you can limit how much drive space it can use." MacInTouch 4:14 PM
  • "The iOS-ification Of Apple's Ecosystem" MacStories 9:29 PM
  • "I'm curious if anyone has attempted to create a bootable SD card and used that as a primary boot drive for any period of time. Could this be useful in the single-drive Mac Mini as a means to get a moderate speed boost from solid state storage without disassembling the entire machine to swap out the hard drive? Will Lion's trim support be active on the SD card slot?" MacInTouch 4:14 PM
Press Releases
  • "Extract Installer and Package Files in Mac OS X Easily with Pacifist" OS X Daily 8:31 AM
  • "GoDraw 1.0 - Drawing Extension for FileMaker Go" prMac 8:25 AM
General Interest/Potpourri
  • "iPhones accounted for a quarter of smartphones shipped in Q4, says Juniper" VentureBeat 8:57 AM
  • "Apple combats scalpers with lottery system for iPhone 4S reservations in Hong Kong" 9 to 5 Mac 8:57 AM
  • "Apple introduces new ticketing system to stop iPhone scalpers in Hong Kong" The Next Web 10:13 AM
  • "Android, Apple Dominate at Home but Share Work With BlackBerry" eWeek 3:36 PM
  • "Will the iPhone 4S overtake the Kinect as the fastest selling consumer product device?" TUAW 8:08 AM
  • "iPads for Madison, WI schools purchased with Microsoft lawsuit settlement funds" TUAW 8:50 AM
  • "Buffalo, NY Area School District Plans iPad Pilot Project for Fifth Graders" PadGadget 3:45 PM
  • "Android Tablets Gaining Ground On Apple's iPad !" 3G UK 8:09 AM
  • "Apple Erects Posters On-Campus In Loving Memory Of Jobs – [Photos] RazorianFly 3:51 PM
  • "Apple set for city's core: Brisbane looks to be close to getting its first Apple store in the central business district, with the retail giant posting job openings for a new inner-city store." Brisbane Times 11:16 AM
  • "Technology review: Facebook, Apple and RIM/Futurist and technology expert Ross Dawson discusses the upcoming Facebook float, Apple's cash reserves and the future of Blackberry manufacturer Research In Motion." [Video Report] ABC News Australia 8:41 AM
  • "Steve Jobs 'was an incredible genius' - Bill Gates: Former Microsoft boss reveals more about his relationship with Apple's co-founder" Macworld UK 8:43 AM
  • "When your iPhone is stolen, better hope the officer that helps you is this savvy" Houston Chronicle 8:49 AM
  • "Expo Notes: LightSpeed's Show & Tell feature has retail appeal" Macworld 3:40 PM
  • "Expo Notes: Professor gives attendees a look inside the brain" Macworld 3:39 PM
  • "BBC iPlayer to launch on Sky later this year" BBC 8:12 AM
  • "BBC iPlayer now on Sky, with Anytime+ open to all" Crave @ CNET 8:16 AM
  • "Steve Jobs' Ex-Lieutenant Adds $1.5 Billion To JCP In Two Days" Forbes 8:16 AM
  • "Another iPhone tethering app slips through Apple's net and onto the App Store" The Next Web 8:49 AM
  • "$1.99 app sneaks into the App Store, allows tethering via Proxy" 9 to 5 Mac 8:22 AM
  • "iOS App With Tethering Slips Quietly Into The App Store" AppleBitch 11:12 AM
  • "Angry Birds boss: 'Piracy may not be a bad thing: it can get us more business'/Rovio's Mikael Hed tells music industry audience that embracing pirates can attract new fans" The Guardian 9:11 AM
  • "The Flaming Lips 'Now I Understand' featuring Apple's Siri on vocals" The Verge 9:36 AM
Non-Apple News
  • "Gesture control won't wave TV remotes goodbye yet" CNET Reviews 4:20 PM
  • "Another day, another accusation that Zynga is copying competitors" CNET News 12:38 PM
  • "Sharp TVs 2012: 60 is the new small" CNET Reviews 12:37 PM
  • "Asus to launch Padfone at Mobile World Congress" ZDNet UK 12:25 PM
  • "Women in Tech: Manuela Hutter sees endless possibilities" ZDNet 12:21 PM
  • "AT&T Gives Samsung Galaxy Note Price and Release Date, Calls It a Phone" Techland 12:08 PM
  • "New Nook Rumored for Springtime" Techland 12:08 PM
  • "WiGig: Panasonic Tablet Wirelessly Transmits A Full DVD Video In 60 Seconds (Video)" TechCrunch 11:56 AM
  • "Robots Learn How to Play Catch With Soulless, Mechanical Precision" PCWorld 11:21 AM
  • " coming soon: French accents to be allowed on domain names" The Canadian Press [Free Registration Required] 11:01 AM
  • "RIM looks forward with 'Be Bold' campaign" The Globe and Mail [Free Registration Required] 11:00 AM
  • "Elpida develops resistance RAM prototype" DigiTimes 10:47 AM
  • "Mozilla OKs Firefox 10 launch this week" Computerworld 10:38 AM
  • "Tilera targets Intel, ARM with 36-core server chip" IDG News Service 10:37 AM
  • "Digital Detectives Dig Through Data Deluge: What you do on your computer stays on your computer." ABCNews 10:17 AM
  • "SAP may license HANA to Oracle in future: co-CEO" Reuters 9:46 AM
  • "Samsung's Marketing Chief Aims to Stir Passion for Korea's Electronics Giant" AllThingsD 9:44 AM
  • "Philips 'Cautious' About 2012 After Posting First Annual Loss Since 2008" Bloomberg 10:25 AM
  • "Megaupload data could be deleted starting Thursday" Washington Post [Free Registration Required] 9:45 AM
  • "Upload King's Quiet Steps" [Paid Membership Required] 9:38 AM
  • "Mac 911 Live: Macworld Podcast #283" Macworld 3:39 PM
  • "Less than perfect apps: Macworld Podcast #284" Macworld 3:39 PM
  • "Video: How to fit in at Apple/An ex-employee asks Inside Apple's author 'What creates the perfect Kool-Aid drinker?'" Fortune 8:14 AM
  • "Adam Lashinsky on peeling back Apple's skin" Washington Post [Free Registration Required] 8:10 AM
  • "Using iBooks Author is a lot like using any other iWork software making it pretty easy to create an iBook. The only hard part will be creating the content." The MT Show 7:49 AM
  • "Apple Topples HP for Lead in Q4 'Client PC' Sales, Says Canalys" Barron's 3:38 PM
  • "MasterCard and the 'iWallet' future for Apple iPhone 5"  Computerworld 7:49 AM
  • "Apple Store catches up to iPhone 4S demand, says 'in stock'" Electronista 9:59 AM
  • "More Hints that Apple is Working on an NFC Payment System on the Next iPhone" MacRumors 4:31 PM
  • "Apple's iPhone 4S Now 'In Stock' In Online Stores For Most Countries" App Advice 3:44 PM
  • "Apple's Siri: The Truth Is, She's No Bandwidth Hog" Forbes 8:05 AM
  • "Apple retakes smartphone lead in 4Q11; Samsung grabs top spot for full-year 2011, says IHS" DigiTimes 8:06 AM
  • " sued for allegedly leaking iPad 3 Dock Connector" Electronista 3:50 PM
  • "Apple engineers work on fake products to earn company trust? Apple's issues with trust and obsession with secrecy have been well-documented. But now, it appears that could have gone to near-extreme heights."  CNET News 9:38 AM
  • "Ex-staffer: Apple assigns new workers to made up projects" Register Hardware 9:43 AM
  • "Apple puts some new hires on fake projects until they can be trusted" AppleInsider 8:41 AM
  • "Apple employees will soon be eligible for steep Mac and iPad discounts" Network World 3:36 PM
Price Trackers/Deals
  • "Free Game Alert (Game App Sales & Deals) For iPhone and iPad Has Just Been Released And Is Free Right Now" Apple Sliced 8:54 AM
  • "Battleland: Honor of Arena For iPhone Is Temporarily Available For Free (Previously $0.99)" Apple Sliced 8:54 AM
  • "Dino Cap For iPhone and iPad Is Free Today (Was $0.99)" Apple Sliced 8:54 AM
  • "PadGadget Daily App Deal – 12 iPad Apps on Sale" PadGadget 8:33 AM
  • "15" MacBook Pro Prices & Sales" MacPrices 8:07 AM
  • "MacBook Air Prices & Sales" MacPrices 8:07 AM
  • "iPad Closeout & Refurbished & Used Buyer's Guide -Best iPad Prices Reviews & Information" MacReviewZone 2:59 PM
  • "Apple TV Buyer's Guide -Apple TV Prices, Deals, Reviews And Information" MacReviewZone 3:20 PM
  • "iPod Speakers -The Best iPod Speakers -Prices, Deals, Reviews And Information $29 To $350" MacReviewZone 3:19 PM
  • "Best Selling iPhone Headsets -From $3 To $300 -Prices, Reviews And Information" MacReviewZone 3:20 PM
  • "Apple shaves Refurbished iPod nano by $10" FairerPlatform 10:18 AM

  • "Performance Comparison: Four Intel i7 Processor Macs Compared" MacReviewZone [PDF Download] 3:14 PM
  • "iPro Lens for iPhone review: iPro Lens is a hardware add-on set for the Apple iPhone (4 and 4S only) that allows you to screw on lenses to the mobile." PC Advisor 8:09 AM
  • "Olloclip 3-in-One Photo Lens for iPhone 4 + 4S" iLounge 11:18 AM
  • "Schneider Optics ups 'iPhonography' ante with iPro lens system" Ars Technica 11:46 AM
  • "Wired Headphones For Kids That Can Talk to Siri" Forbes 11:12 AM
  • "Gametel controller review" T3 8:43 AM
iPad/iPhone/iPod touch Apps
  • "Apple's Textbooks Improve Everything but the Text" MacNewsWorld 8:23 AM
  • "PhotoStyler Photo Editor Review: Get that cool vintage look from your desktop, too" Mac|Life 8:56 AM
  • "Disposable Hipstamatic Review: Lo-fi photo app makes disposable cameras cool again" Macworld 8:31 AM
  • "If You Use iOS, You Need VIPOrbit" PCWorld 3:39 PM
  • "OmniPlan for iPad First Look: Rounding out their suite of iPad productivity apps, OmniPlan for iPad has been previewed at Macworld | iWorld" 148Apps 11:45 AM
  • "Make Free Calls from your iPad, iPod touch or iPhone" Best App Site 7:47 AM
  • "Gagosian Gallery App: More Art for the Sake of it -Quarterly Update" eXtensions 9:11 AM
  • "Hands on with iCookbook for iPhone and iPad" iMore 8:50 AM
  • "Retro Heaven: Bill Gates' 1980s Game Donkey Returns For iOS [Review] Cult of Mac 9:43 AM
  • "'Hank Hazard' Review - A Surprisingly Fun Physics Puzzler Starring a Hamster" Touch Arcade 8:50 AM
  • "'Dungeon Crawlers' Review - Heroes of Sloth and Strategy" Touch Arcade 10:12 AM
  • "'Niko' Review - A Joyful Little Platformer with Retro Touches" Touch Arcade 8:50 AM
  • "Remiix Minus Review: Combine, transform and re-arrange ten top tracks from the Minus catalogue." 148Apps 11:17 AM
  • "Weather Router Review: Ever wanted an easier way to keep track of the weather while on a road trip? Well..." 148Apps 12:01 PM
  • "Vidify Review: For those looking for an easy way to create a Video mashup, Vidify is the perfect moviemaking tool for iPhone." 148Apps 3:47 PM
  • "Distant Star Review: In the mood for some science fiction-y strategizing? Then enjoy this bite-sized helping of galactic empire management." 148Apps 3:45 PM
  • "Educators Love Star Walk and Solar Walk" 148Apps 3:47 PM
  • "Blade of Darkness Review: Blade of Darkness makes a solid effort to give iOS gamers the hack-and-slash RPG they've been craving, but it stumbles out of the gate." 148Apps 3:47 PM
  • "Zombie: The Rescue Review/Draw paths carefully but quickly or end up as an entree for the living dead." 148Apps 8:22 AM
  • "Angry Bomber Review: Fly a bomber through levels and destroy the Happy Corp." 148Apps 10:11 AM
  • "How To Create Scrolling Slideshows For Your Digital Tablet Publication with InDesign CS 5.5" [Video-based Tutorial] Terry White's Tech Blog 7:47 AM
  • "Learn About Quarter Notes With GarageBand Music Theory" Wired 12:00 PM
  • "The iPad has Both Volume and Mute – Doh!" MacNews Blog 7:46 AM
  • "iOS Photo and Video Highlights of Macworld | iWorld 2012" TidBITS 9:29 PM
  • "Macworld | iWorld 2012: In a Word, Confident" TidBITS 9:18 PM
  • "Booth Babes: iCandy or iScream?"  TidBITS 8:14 PM
  • "Macworld|iWorld Drum Circle Brings the Tribe Together" The Mac Observer 7:13 PM
  • "Macworld|iWorld 2012 completes post-Apple transition to 'iFan event'" Ars Technica 6:40 PM
  • "Photo Gallery: The Macworld All Star Band & Cirque du Mac 9.0" The Mac Observer 7:16 PM
  • "Here's Everything Apple Could Buy With the Billions They Just Made" Gizmodo 5:26 PM
  • "Stop Ruining Your Phone With a Stupid Case: The market for phone cases is huge. Waterproof cases, leather cases, silicon cases, stick-on screen protectors, plate-glass screen protectors. Enough. It's time to lose your cover for good, and let your phone roam free, nude, as nature intended." Gizmodo 4:05 PM
  • "Amazon determined to continue its assault on Apple or something" MacDailyNews 3:50 PM
  • "Amazon: Determined To Continue Its Assault On Apple" Seeking Alpha 3:50 PM
  • "Apple - Fighting for First but Still in Second" The Motley Fool 3:48 PM
  • "Jonathan Franzen Is Wrong: Ebooks Are Good for Everyone" Mashable 3:47 PM
  • "Verizon prepping shared data plans" Tech.Blorge 4:23 PM
  • "Verizon shared data plans show up in employee training materials, still on track?" Engadget 4:03 PM
  • "Verizon Looking At Shared Data Plans?" AppleBitch 3:25 PM
  • "3 things we know for sure about the next iPhone" ZDNet 12:23 PM
  • "Editorial: Apple's iBooks 2 Gives a Bright Future to Home Schooling" The Mac Observer 12:22 PM
  • "A post-PC data 'parable' reflects on rise of the iPad and mobility's meaning" Network World 11:44 AM
  • "iPhone 4S significantly more popular than iPhone 4 and 3GS" Edible Apple 10:20 AM
  • "The Macalope Daily: Apple invented China 3000 years ago" Macworld [Insider Content] 10:02 AM
  • "HP's Not Even Pretending Not To Be Shamelessly Copying Apple Anymore [Image] Cult of Mac 9:51 AM
  • "iBooks is not the education revolution you've been looking for"  VentureBeat 10:02 AM
  • "Paper books vs. iBooks and Kindle books" iMore 8:50 AM
  • "Do you have the paperback or the hardcover?" Brooks Review 8:35 AM
  • "You Can't Have More Than 100%: The Apple Can't Lose Report" The Tech Night Owl 8:05 AM
  • "Apple Looks Even Crazier in New Tell-All Book" Minyanville 11:17 AM
  • "Apple's Secrecy Extends to Putting New Employees on Fake Projects" MacRumors 11:17 AM
  • "Foxconn: Dangerous sweatshop or caring employer?" ZDNet 12:27 PM
  • "The Apple Boycott Graphically Explained" Forbes 8:31 AM
  • "Apple Inc is exposed as a low wage, sweat shop, blowback to the 19th century type of manufacturer." Organized Rage 8:30 AM
  • "By Focussing On Apple, The New York Times Sidelines Bigger Issues With Manufacturing in China"  the technology geek 7:48 AM
  • "Cassandra -Monday Review: It will soon be Friday" eXtensions 7:48 AM
  • "Dear Google: our privacy is not the usual yada, yada" ZDNet 12:21 PM
  • "Dave Winer: Get The Tech Back In Tech" Wired 12:15 PM
  • "Bring Your Own Device: How Consumer Products Are Impacting IT" Techland 12:07 PM
  • "15 Must-Have Gadgets for Super Bowl Sunday" [Slideshow] Techland 12:07 PM
  • "Sick of Ubuntu's bad breath? Suck on a Linux Mint instead: Unity rival isn't a monster frankengnome" The Register 12:02 PM
  • "Yahoo cleaning house, kills a bunch of mobile apps" CNET News 12:38 PM
  • "Root Your Android Phone: Tips and Tricks" Network World 11:22 AM
  • "Are Netbooks Finally Dead? Netbook sales are on the decline but consumers will find they have many other options." PC Magazine 11:19 AM
  • "Study: Women buy more tech items" [Video Report] MSNBC 11:12 AM
  • "Hands on with Amazon Storage Gateway" InfoWorld 11:04 AM
  • "Time To Scrap SSL? Many security experts believe the Internet's trust model is broken. Figuring out how to fix it will take time and collaboration." InformationWeek 11:02 AM
  • "Timeline Launch Nears, But Few Users Like it, Survey Finds" PCWorld 11:21 AM
  • "Why I have Facebook fatigue" Fortune 10:59 AM
  • "4 Ways to Make Your Password Safer" Forbes 10:56 AM
  • "Droid Razr Maxx: Best Verizon Battery Life Ever" PC Magazine 11:20 AM
  • "A Super Android Phone Now With Super Battery: Contributor Gary Krakow has been dazzled by the battery life of Motorola's newly updated Droid RAZR MAXX LTE superphone." [Video Report] TheStreet 9:35 AM
  • "We Need Electronic Health Records Now: A Personal Tale" Tech.pinions 9:22 AM
  • "More And More Folks Watching Video Online" MacNews 8:54 AM
Press Releases/Products/Public Relations
  • "Cool Products at Macworld | iWorld 2012" TidBITS 7:29 PM
  • "Keep Your iPhone Lenses Safe And Ready To Use With Photojojo's New Lens Wallet" App Advice 4:31 PM
  • "MacWorld 2012: JOOS Orange Is A Solar Powered Charger For Your iOS Device" Apple'n'Apps 4:24 PM
  • "GoJo: the totally stupid, 'friggin awesome' hands-free iPhone/Android 'headset'" CNET News 4:20 PM
  • "PGA Tour HD tees off for iPad" Macworld 4:15 PM
  • "Remastered Phoenix Wright games headed to iOS" iPodNN 4:15 PM
  • "Turn your iPhone into a furry little monster" CNET News 4:04 PM
  • "Introducing Serenity: the relaxation app" tap tap tap 3:45 PM
  • "MacWorld|iWorld: Echograph May Be The Neatest Thing We Saw" Apple'n'Apps 3:45 PM
  • "Major Updates Coming to Abvio's Runmeter, Cyclemeter and Walkmeter" 148Apps 3:45 PM
  • "nanox: High-Quality iPod nano Watch Conversion Kit" TechCrunch 12:00 PM
  • "Glooko Raises $3.5M To Connect Glucose Meters To iPhones For Tracking Diabetes" TechCrunch 12:00 PM
  • "Top iPhone 4 and 4S extended battery cases" [Slideshow] CNET Reviews 11:46 AM
  • "New app turns smartphone into a hotel room TV remote control" Detroit Free Press 10:48 AM
  • "HGTV Offers House Hunters Fans Premiere Episodes Every Weeknight at 10 p.m. Beginning February 6" ["Viewers also can interact with the 'house hunt' in real time using the new House Hunters app, which will be available in the App Store™ for download on Apple IPad® in February."] PRNewswire 9:53 AM
  • "iPro – Take Professional-Grade Photos Wherever You Take Your iPhone" MacPrices 9:35 AM
  • "Aware Bear Computer Repair Rochester, New York New Apple iPod Repair and Services In Rochester NY" PRWeb 9:15 AM
  • "DocketLaw and CalendarRules Partner to Deliver Docketing Tools for iPhone, iPad and Web: DocketLaw to Provide Court Rules Enabled Calendar Tools for Litigators Using iPads and iPhones." PRWeb 9:15 AM
  • "BIA Announces Upcoming Release of New Collection Features for Including Twitter, Facebook, Webmail and Apple Systems: eDiscovery Leader Unveils New Technology at LegalTech New York Today" Business Wire 9:14 AM
  • "ACCESS™ MediaPilot Provides Consumers with Simplest Route to Share and Control Content on TVs, PCs, iPads, Tablets, and Mobile Phones: ACCESS MediaPilot for iPad is DLNA Certified® and available for download at the Apple iTunes store and ACCESS MediaPilot site" Business Wire 9:14 AM
  • "'Boy Loves Girl' has been beautified and adorns the App Store now! It's the perfectly pretty, pulse-pumping game this Valentine's Day, available on the iPhone, iPad and iPod touch." Grubby Hands 8:55 AM
  • "New Version of Redsn0w Fixes iBooks Crashes on Jailbroken Devices" Lifehacker 8:42 AM
  • "Safari Upload Enabler Gets New Bookmarks Feature" iClarified 8:42 AM
  • "Nomad Brush: Making iPad Painting More Painterly" Technologizer 8:40 AM
  • "PadGadget Weekly App Series — Best News and News Reader Apps" PadGadget 8:32 AM
  • "Namco Arcade Brings Free to Play Model to Classic Arcade Games" 148Apps 8:30 AM
  • "Macworld | iWorld 2012: A Hero Will Rise" AppleTell 8:25 AM
  • "Macworld | iWorld 2012: Appletell's favorite products" AppleTell 8:25 AM
  • "Luster for iPhone is a Fashion World On The Go" prMac 12:16 PM
  • "Movies With Friends Feature Launched on Movie Clock for iPhone" prMac 10:18 AM
  • "Use iPhone App to Learn More About Yourself Than Ever Thought Possible" prMac 8:25 AM
  • "Stamp Art Fever Updated With February New Themed Collections" prMac 8:25 AM
  • "Essay Czar 1.0 Raises The Standards For Student Writing Skills" prMac 8:25 AM
  • "Who will pay your next bill? BuddyCalc may have the answer" prMac 8:25 AM
Computer Industry
  • "IBM: Tiny carbon nanotube transistor outshines silicon" CNET News 10:07 AM
  • "The 5-Year Outlook for This Dow Stock: IBM" [Video Report] The Motley Fool 9:48 AM
  • "Lenovo, IBM Look to High Schools for Future IT Workers" eWeek 10:51 AM
  • "IBM calls time on Symphony OpenOffice fork: IBM's putting its weight behind an Oracle-backed OpenOffice push rather than follow Google, Red Hat and others on an independent effort." The Register 12:02 PM
  • "Meet Bill Gates, the Man Who Changed Open Source Software" Wired Magazine 12:18 PM
  • "Microsoft's Kelihos kingpin suspect: It wasn't me" The Register 12:02 PM
  • "Russian programmer refutes Microsoft's Kelihos botmaster accusations" V3 12:10 PM
  • "Microsoft Office 15 technical preview kicks off" ZDNet 12:21 PM
  • "Windows 8 Tablets Will Probably Launch WITHOUT A New Version Of Office" Business Insider 12:35 PM
  • "More Windows Phone 'Tango' rumors emerge" The Verge [Free Registration Required] 12:13 PM
  • "In Partnership With Microsoft, RIM Launches BlackBerry Business Cloud Services" TechCrunch 11:55 AM
  • "BlackBerry, Microsoft Cloud Services Play Hits Primetime" CRN 10:36 AM
  • "BlackBerry support for Microsoft Office 365 now available" V3 12:10 PM
  • "RIM bundles management tools with Office 365" ZDNet UK 12:25 PM
  • "Kinect Inside: Asus Bakes Motion-Control Tech into Laptops" PCWorld 11:21 AM
  • "Microsoft builds Kinect into Asus laptops: Prototype PCs test future of UI interaction" Register Hardware 12:03 PM
  • "Java roadmap: Oracle's two-year plan/The company is planning aggressive moves for the critical software platform in the next few years. Here's a rundown" [Slideshow] InfoWorld 11:04 AM
  • "Oracle Adds RightNow to Cloud Wars Arsenal" CRM Buyer 10:50 AM
  • "Intel brings bigger guns to AMD server chip war: Xeon and Opteron 2012 battle plan" Channel Register 12:04 PM
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Industry News
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  • "European Stocks Fall Most in Six Weeks; BNP Drops on French Tax" Bloomberg 12:12 PM
  • "Europe Markets: Europe stocks tumble amid worries over Greece/Banks, resources drop; Pressure on Portugal, peripheral markets" MarketWatch 9:40 AM
  • "Greek anxiety drags down world markets" CNNMoney 9:30 AM
  • "Most active Nasdaq-traded stocks: Nasdaq's 10 most active stocks at 1 p.m." Associated Press 12:33 PM
  • "Midday Glance: Computer companies/Computer companies shares mixed at 1 p.m." Associated Press 12:33 PM
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