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MacSurfer's Archive: Tuesday, February 7, 2012


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Tuesday Highlights: As the US vs. China trade war amps up, CNBC sees Apple as "most at risk" given almost 20% revenue flows from China; Michael Simon thinks "Apple Music has tipped the streaming scale" with new release from Beyonce, Jay-Z; Jonny Evans interviews two leaders at Deloitte on Apple's healthcare records initiative; in Australia, Apple sees US $6.7 million fine for misleading customers—reports in our Apple/Macintosh section; Tim Cook in Ireland to open Cork expansion; Market Realist takes a look inside Apple's declaration of war on cryptocurrency world; T-Mobile, Sprint put forth case to FCC for merger; Facebook decides autoplay video ads need to be inside your private Messenger chats; rumors of iPhone X Plus surface; PCWorld reviews new TP-Link Deco M9 Plus mesh router setup; iDownload Blog goes hands-on with Animoji in iOS 12.

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  • "Prince Alwaleed Says Jobs' Legacy Is Apple 'On All Cylinders': Saudi billionaire Prince Alwaleed bin Talal said the time to judge Apple Inc. management will be in two years because the next five to six quarters will be mainly the influence of founder Steve Jobs."  Bloomberg 8:38 AM
  • "Apple iTV may include YouTube-like Video feature, analyst says"  Los Angeles Times [Free Registration Required] 7:44 AM
  • "The dark side of Apple's dominance: Apple may become the Microsoft of mobile: for better or for worse: as Android sales drop and leave the mobile industry fewer dollars to divvy up"  InfoWorld 8:46 AM
  • "Smart Audio Sues Apple with Delco Electronics Patent"  Patently Apple 10:06 AM
  • "Apple Hit With Playlist Patent, Suit Filed By Former Judge's Firm" paidContent 8:23 AM
  • "Apple Is Challenged in China Over iPad Name" [Paid Membership Required] 10:53 AM
  • "iPad no more? Apple faces $1.6 billion trademark lawsuit" CBS News 5:51 PM
  • "Apple Could Be Slapped With $38 Million Fine For Using iPad Name In China" Cult of Mac 7:49 AM
  • "Apple supplier employee describes working conditions" CNET News 11:35 AM
  • "Apple Asked Standards Body to Set Rules for Essential Patents" [Paid Membership Required] 9:18 PM
  • "Mac OS X ARM port by Apple work experience kid revealed" The Register 7:49 AM
  • "Apple puts OS X on iPhone ARM chips, but that's it..." Computerworld 8:20 AM
  • "No, Mac OS X wasn't ported to ARM by an intern" OSNews 9:44 AM
  • "Intern's paper reveals secret project to port Mac OS X to ARM chips" VentureBeat 8:24 AM
  • "Could Apple Be Planning On Launching An iPad Powered By OS X?" App Advice 7:51 AM
  • "OS X 10.7.3 includes new high-res pointer icons, rampant speculation ensues" TUAW 8:46 AM
  • "OS X Lion Hints At Future Retina Display-Equipped Macs [Rumor] Cult of Mac 7:48 AM
  • "App developers forced to submit Retina Display screenshots" AppleInsider 6:02 PM
  • "Apple Enables Lion Internet Recovery in Mid 2010 iMacs" The Mac Observer 5:11 PM
  • "Details Of Adobe Creative Cloud Revealed: $49.99 Per Month, Includes CS6, Lightroom 4 & 20 GB Cloud Storage" MacStories 8:19 AM
  • "Apple knowledgebase Web pages not loading in Safari" MacFixIt 8:40 PM
  • "Boot argument options in OS X" MacFixIt 4:59 PM
  • "A tip to return a familiar Quick Look viewing feature to Lion's Finder" ZDNet 6:56 PM
  • "iPhone Not in iTunes? Fixing It Is Probably Easier Than You Think" OS X Daily 8:21 AM
  • "Q&A: Backup Options for iTunes" New York Times [Free/Paid Registration Required] 7:44 AM
  • "How to Delete iTunes From Mac OS X" OS X Daily 8:37 AM
  • "Minimize and Hide All Windows in Mac OS X with Command+Option+H+M" OS X Daily 8:37 AM
  • "A Crazy Cool Way Your Mac Can Protect Your Home While You're Gone" Mac 360 7:37 AM
  • "Mac Tip: Accessing The Debug Menu In The Address Book Application" MacTrast 8:19 AM
  • "10.7: See Exposé view of an app in the background" Mac OS X Hints 9:47 AM
  • "The making of a kid's app: Counting Box Pro" Boing Boing 7:24 PM
  • "Inside Instagram: How Slowing Its Roll Put the Little Startup in the Fast Lane" Gizmodo 6:17 PM
  • "Final Cut Pro X named PCMag's Editors Choice for high-end Video editing" AppleInsider 5:56 PM
  • "Lion discussion looks at quality control issues (especially involving Bluetooth and WiFi), major issues with Lion Server, 'combo' vs. 'standard' updates, etc." MacInTouch 4:57 PM
  • "Hidden Dimensions: Simpler Apple Apps Shouldn't be Simple-minded" The Mac Observer 1:52 PM
  • "Does Apple lull Mac owners into a false sense of security?"  ZDNet 8:45 AM
Press Releases
  • "ChronoSync Updated to Version 4.3 and ChronoAgent Updated to Version 1.3" Econ Technologies 5:10 PM
  • "CameraBag 2 for Mac offers more photo-editing control" Macworld 5:01 PM
  • "TidBITS, Stairways Software Intro Bookle ePub Reader for the Mac" The Mac Observer 10:18 AM
  • "Graphisoft releases 'white paper' on BIM Transition" Architosh 8:21 AM
  • "Zevrix Releases Output Factory for InDesign: Output Automation Solution" prMac 10:35 AM
  • "StockSpy App Store Update Adds Cloud Sync on iPhone, iPad and Mac" prMac 7:54 AM
  • "GoDraw 1.0 - Drawing Extension for FileMaker Go" prMac 7:54 AM
General Interest/Potpourri
  • "Gartner Says Western European PC Shipments Fell 16 Percent in Fourth Quarter of 2011" ["Four of the top five vendors performed poorly. Only Apple achieved growth, which consolidated its hold on the No. 4 position. 'PC vendors face a long, uphill struggle to regain the interest of consumers."]  Gartner 5:08 PM
  • "Apple is the only PC brand making progress in Europe (and that's without iPad)" 9 to 5 Mac 5:09 PM
  • "iPhone Number One Mobile Handset in Q4 2011, but Android Attracts More First-Time Smartphone Buyers – NPD Group" MacPrices 8:20 AM
  • "NPD: Apple sold most smartphones in Q4, but Samsung wins 2011" GigaOM 8:51 AM
  • "IDC: The iPhone is once again the world's No. 1 smartphone" Fortune 8:37 AM
  • "Want your beer and wings faster? Order on the iPad, please: iPads are being tested at customer tables by the Buffalo Wild Wings chain" Computerworld 7:51 AM
  • "Apple: 50% of Mobile Revenue, 80% of Profit, Says Morgan Keegan" Barron's 9:43 AM
  • "Apple Fights App Makers Who Try to Game the System" New York Times [Free/Paid Registration Required] 8:22 AM
  • "Apple Says it Will Boot Developers Who Manipulate App Store Rankings [Video] Mashable 5:09 PM
  • "Apple to Developers: Don't Game App Store Rankings" The Mac Observer 8:25 AM
  • "Apple pulls cloned games from App Store" VentureBeat 11:53 AM
  • "Apple's Siri Makes a Quarter of Wolfram Alpha's Searches" The Mac Observer 9:35 AM
  • "Apple's iPhone hot but Android handsets on fire" AFP Relax News 8:45 AM
  • "Rogers, BCE vying for a bite of Apple's iTV" The Globe and Mail [Free Registration Required] 7:51 AM
  • "Report: Apple Talking to Canadian Carriers About iTV" The Mac Observer 6:15 PM
  • "What's on Apple's iTV? Jefferies' Peter Misek takes a deep dive into the problem of acquiring quality content" Fortune 10:56 AM
  • "Apple iTV Already Exists, Say Sources" Minyanville 9:49 AM
  • "Apple TV Reportedly being tested in Canada" Crave @ CNET 7:51 AM
  • "Best Buy Knows Nothing About The 'Apple HDTV'" Cult of Mac 7:48 AM
  • "App Stores Create 500,000 U.S. Jobs: Almost half a million Americans can thank the rise of the 'app economy' for their jobs, according to TechNet study." InformationWeek 4:55 PM
  • "Apps create 466,000 jobs in the U.S. since 2008" The Loop 1:52 PM
  • "Kayak, Halliburton dropping Blackberry" Tech.Blorge 9:59 AM
Non-Apple News
  • "New RIM chief plans to take on rivals with PlayBook OS 2.0 and BlackBerry 10" V3 11:18 AM
  • "Adobe puts Firefox Flash plugin in the sandbox" ZDNet 11:24 AM
  • "Sony patent points to Wii U-like controller" TG Daily 11:09 AM
  • "Flying cars roll a little closer to take off" MSNBC 10:45 AM
  • "Droid 4 smartphone hitting shelves Feb. 10 for $200: Motorola Android smartphone has got LTE connectivity, FIPS 140-2 encryption and an 8MP camera" Network World 10:55 AM
  • "Verizon brings back double-data promo for 4G phones" Los Angeles Times [Free Registration Required] 10:43 AM
  • "One on One: Paul Maritz, VMWare Chief Executive" New York Times [Free/Paid Registration Required] 10:38 AM
  • "Sculpteo Takes 3D Printing to the Cloud" Forbes 10:33 AM
  • "Red Hat launches storage appliance for Amazon's cloud" IDG News Service 10:13 AM
  • "Amazon Web Services lowers price of storage in its cloud: Amazon says that economies of scale are allowing it to cut some monthly charges by 12 percent" IDG News Service 10:12 AM
  • "Curt Schilling's 38 Studios releases 1st video game" Associated Press 10:05 AM
  • "Wolfram Alpha Learns Image, Data Tricks: Wolfram Alpha adds paid subscription service that provides new image and data analysis capabilities." InformationWeek 9:59 AM
  • "Symantec code theft: Hackers 'attempted extortion'" BBC 10:03 AM
  • "Google to Strip Chrome of SSL Revocation Checking" Webmonkey 11:21 AM
  • "Google's whack-a-mole Marketplace cleans house again" The Register 11:13 AM
  • "Google limits Android support for CDMA phones: Android power users may face hobbled handsets" The Register 11:14 AM
  • "RootSmart Android Malware May Be Able To Sneak By Google's New Bouncer" TechCrunch 11:07 AM
  • "Google goggles with Terminator HUD 'coming soon': 8GB of flash, front-facing cam, voice recog and head-tilting nav" The Register 11:14 AM
  • "Google woos developers to Google+ platform" CNET News 9:55 AM
  • "Yahoo Mail suffers disruption, outage" CNET News 9:55 AM
  • "RIM: App World Is Now At 60,000 Apps; 13 Percent Of Publishers Earn $100k+" paidContent 8:24 AM
  • "What the Dickens? Accidental Empires Rebooted" I, Cringely 8:15 PM
  • "Radio: Episode 42: It's Not a Plugin If It's Built-In" SchwarzTech 6:57 PM
  • "April Bowlby Interview" ["A fan of Apple products, April also has an iPhone and Mac laptop. She mentions that she has yet to pick up an iPad saying, 'What happens to my Apple laptop once I get an iPad? I don't know what happens to it,' she says with a laugh. 'It goes somewhere and I don't want it to go away.'"] MacDirectory 1:51 PM
  • "CNET Labscast 16: OnLive Desktop, laptop backbacks, and the Sony Headman visor" CNET 11:36 AM
  • "Is This USB Vibrator The New iPod? [Interview] Cult of Mac 8:38 AM
  • "Want To Know Why Siri Is iPhone 4S Only? It's All In The Chip" Apple'n'Apps 8:00 PM
  • "Apple bucks PC sales decline in the UK, sees Mac shipments grow by 17.2%" The Next Web 8:21 AM
  • "Mac demand helps Apple business bloom in Blighty: Apple was the only major computer maker to increase its shipments into the UK PC market during the final three months of 2011." Register Hardware 8:47 AM
  • "iSuppli: Windows Phone to Leapfrog iPhone by 2015" PC Magazine 5:03 PM
  • "Sharp IGZO display possible for iPad 3, says analyst"  CNET News 7:38 AM
  • "Rumor: iPad 3 With IGZO Display In April" Apple Bitch 7:43 AM
  • "A Safe Apple Spot for Intel/Rest easy, Intel. One of your cushiest spots looks like it's yours to keep." The Motley Fool 7:42 AM
Granted Apple Patents
  • "Apple Wins Patents for the MacBook Pro, Trickle Sync Protocol and iTunes Prepaid Cards while the Late Steve Jobs is Credited for the iPod's Design" Patently Apple 8:54 AM
  • "Apple Patent Is For Using Portable Media Player As A Remote Control" MacNews 8:52 AM
  • "Apple Eyeing Ways To Control Power Provided To An Accessory" MacNews 8:52 AM
Price Trackers/Deals
  • "Bean's Quest Final For iPhone and iPad Is Temporarily Available For $0.99 (Normally $2.99)" Apple Sliced 8:20 AM
  • "Gold & Chocolate For iPhone Is Free Right Now (Previously $0.99)" Apple Sliced 8:20 AM
  • "Crazy Hedgy For iPhone and iPad Is $0.99 Today (Was $4.99)" Apple Sliced 8:20 AM
  • "PadGadget Daily App Deal – 15 iPad Apps on Sale" PadGadget 8:36 AM
  • "13" MacBook Pro Prices & Deals" MacPrices 8:21 AM
  • "15" MacBook Pro Prices & Sales" MacPrices 8:21 AM
  • "iPad Closeout & Refurbished & Used Buyer's Guide -Best iPad Prices Reviews & Information" MacReviewZone 11:37 AM

  • "VooMote Zapper universal remote for iOS: A first look and a rant" TUAW 8:56 PM
  • "Guest Review: If All Hardware Installs Were This Effortless...16GB RAM Upgrade for 2011 MBP from OWC" Terry White's Tech Blog 9:35 AM
  • "iFixit Mac Mini Dual Hard Drive Kit review" PC Advisor 7:37 AM
  • "Performance Comparison: All Apple May, 2011 iMacs and July, 2011, 13 Inch MacBook Air 1.7GHz" MacReviewZone [PDF Download] 10:45 AM
  • "Klipsch G-17 Air AirPlay speakers review: It isn't cheap, but it doesn't sound cheap either" Macworld UK 8:14 AM
  • "iWatchz Carbon review: Wear your iPod nano like a watch – that plays music" Macworld UK 8:14 AM
  • "Snugg Smart Cover Companion review: Protects the back of the iPad while the Smart Cover handles the front" PC Advisor 8:14 AM
iPad/iPhone/iPod touch Apps
  • "Want An In-App Notification Center? There's A SDK For That" TechCrunch 5:08 PM
  • "Avid Studio: Thumbs Up on Interface, Sideways on Features, Down on Sound Effects" MacNewsWorld 8:37 AM
  • "OnLive's train wreck: Office on the iPad/The OnLive Desktop service shows just how wrong desktop virtualization can be" InfoWorld 8:13 AM
  • "Thai Baht Exchange: Flexible App for Checking Currency Rates" eXtensions 7:37 AM
  • "Mad Chef Review: Casual gaming fun is on the menu" Macworld 8:37 AM
  • "'Reckless Racing 2' Review – A Bold Sequel With Another First-place Finish" Touch Arcade 9:57 AM
  • "'Fly With Me' Review - A Tap-to-flap Game with Limited Flaps" Touch Arcade 8:46 AM
  • "'The Lost City' Review - An Adventure For 'Myst' Lovers" Touch Arcade 8:46 AM
  • "The Lost City Review: Another Myst-like adventure but with a seasonal edge" 148Apps 11:35 AM
  • "Speed Blazers Review: Not even invisible rocket skates can outrun boredom and bad level design." 148Apps 8:37 AM
  • "The Moron Test 2 Review: A highly enjoyable brain teasing game but it's all too short and offers limited replayability." 148Apps 9:44 AM
  • "Bean's Quest Final Review: Bean's Quest Final is the complete version of the Bean's Quest game, featuring 50 levels of 16-bit-inspired platforming action." 148Apps 5:08 PM
  • "Adding formatting to emails in iOS 5" iLounge 9:50 AM
  • "Daily Tip: How to type faster and more easily on the iPad's split keyboard" iMore 8:46 AM
  • "Get the Most Out of iOS 5's Notification Center, from Beginner to Jailbreaker" Lifehacker 8:19 AM
  • "Where Does The Buck Stop With App Ethics; Apple Or Developers?" Apple Bitch 9:25 PM
  • "Path app under fire for unauthorized address book upload" AppleInsider 9:25 PM
  • "Path's mistake shows a problem with Apple, Facebook...and us" The Next Web 9:19 PM
  • "Why Apple Would Dare Partner With Those Evil Cable/Telco TV ProViders" SplatF 8:02 PM
  • "Remains of the Day: ARM wrestling" Macworld 7:51 PM
  • "Gannett FAQ for journalists receiving iPhones" The Loop 7:48 PM
  • "Apple chortles as the PC market melts down in U.K., France" CNET News 7:30 PM
  • "Apple trademark may hint at processing improvement for next-gen A6 processor" Ars Technica 5:09 PM
  • "Wolfram Alpha & Siri are Changing the Way We Search" PadGadget 4:59 PM
  • "Apple Forces iPhone Apps To Go Retina Display, iPhone 3GS On The Way Out?" Cult of Mac 4:59 PM
  • "Cassandra -Wednesday Review: The Week in Full Swing" eXtensions 9:29 PM
  • "Your iPad and Your Neck" MacMost 4:51 PM
  • "How The iPhone Saves Money For Businesses (And Why Android Can't)"  Cult of Mac 2:04 PM
  • "Siri And Other AI Interfaces Change The Way We Gain And Spread Knowledge" App Advice 2:03 PM
  • "Enterprise Mobility: iPhone 5: 10 Ways Apple Can Improve on the iPhone 4S" [Slideshow] eWeek 2:01 PM
  • "Flip camcorders down, but not out" Macworld 2:01 PM
  • "The lessons of Steve Jobs" Kottke 11:51 AM
  • "Is Steve Jobs' Biography An Inspiration to Entrepreneurs, Or A Warning?" Cult of Mac 11:51 AM
  • "The Case for an iOS Aperture"  MacStories 11:35 AM
  • "Considering Aperture for iOS" TUAW 7:49 PM
  • "Why a 15-inch MacBook Air would be the greatest thing since sliced bread"  CNET News 11:35 AM
  • "Why Predatory Carriers Fear Apple's Customers First Approach With iPhone"  Cult of Mac 9:48 AM
  • "The Macalope Daily: Still not getting Apple" Macworld [Insider Content] 9:44 AM
  • "Best Super Bowl Ad? The one Apple didn't pay for" FairerPlatform 9:02 AM
  • "Report: Apple Stores Coming to Sam's Club" PC Magazine 10:56 AM
  • "The Macintosh: Coming to a Sam's Club near you" Mac.Blorge 9:02 AM
  • "Apple & Sam's Club Discussing Expanded Retail Presence" The Mac Observer 4:52 PM
  • "Apple eyes ISPs to sell 'iTV': What are we to make of the claims from moles within Canada's two key telcos that both companies have Apple HD TVs in their labs?" Register Hardware 11:17 AM
  • "Apple's Expected Television Set May Be in TV Makers' Hands" PCWorld 10:56 AM
  • "What Exactly Will Be In the Apple TV?" TheStreet 10:35 AM
  • "Is Apple Closer to Releasing Its Own TV?" Bloomberg 9:01 AM
  • "Why your iPhone needs protecting" iPhonic 8:51 AM
  • "Stephen Wolfram on Siri" TUAW 8:46 AM
  • "Should Apple, Microsoft Stop Foxconn's Working Conditions?" Minyanville 8:40 AM
  • "Is It or Isn't It?" ["I can't help but think that asking if the iPad is a PC or not is to ask the wrong question."] shawnblanc 8:39 AM
  • "CNN Investigating iPad Factory Conditions, Apple Getting Involved" PadGadget 8:36 AM
  • "IPad 3: Predictions and Challenges From iFixit" CIO 8:36 AM
  • "Apple's Television: Wave Your Hands To Change The Channel" Business Insider 8:23 AM
  • "Apple's recent executive hires" AppleTell 8:14 AM
  • "Want to Build an App? Consider These 7 Points First" Computerworld 7:46 PM
  • "Google's promise to honor Motorola's existing FRAND obligations must be specific or won't be an improvement" Foss Patents 6:35 PM
  • "Why Do You Pay For Cable? I Cut The Cord For A Week And It Wasn't A Total Disaster" Business Insider 11:36 AM
  • "Rambus: A Dying Company With Dying Patents" Seeking Alpha 11:34 AM
  • "ViewSonic ViewPad 10e" ZDNet UK 11:24 AM
  • "Amazon reduces S3 prices, because $0.11 is too much to charge" ZDNet 11:24 AM
  • "Facebook left red-faced over Safer Internet Day survey" V3 11:17 AM
  • "The Amazon Store of My Dreams" Techland 11:16 AM
  • "Denial-of-service Attacks Are on the Rise, Anti-DDoS Vendors Report" IDG News Service 10:53 AM
  • "Verizon, Redbox Target Netflix; Google Removes Content; Anonymous Strikes" PC Magazine 10:52 AM
  • "3 secrets to creating a business case for cloud computing" InfoWorld 10:40 AM
  • "After infection: New schemes to restore your systems" InfoWorld 10:39 AM
  • "Tablet Shootout: Which Fits Your Enterprise?" [Slideshow] InformationWeek 10:38 AM
  • "AT&T's moral obligation: If you throttle it, help us count it" Houston Chronicle 10:37 AM
  • "Will Wright: His Next Big Game/From Sim City to Spore, is this game developer on his way to creating another hit?" [Video Report] Forbes 10:33 AM
  • "Vendors dropping ultrabook prices in preparation of second-generation models" DigiTimes 10:22 AM
  • "The Austrian Thorn In Facebook's Side" Forbes 10:34 AM
  • "5 ways to secure your Facebook profile in a post-Timeline world" Computerworld 10:14 AM
  • "Why Pinterest is 2012''s hottest website" CNN 10:10 AM
  • "Zuckerberg: Tech's last idealist?" CNET News 9:55 AM
  • "Is The Market Ready For A Phablet?" Forbes 9:46 AM
  • "Are daredevil CEOs worth risk? Micron thought so" MarketWatch 9:41 AM
  • "Who's being mocked? Samsung's unSuper television spot" FairerPlatform 9:02 AM
  • "In defense of the Galaxy Note's stylus" ZDNet 8:45 AM
  • "Gamers Not That Keen On 3D Consoles" MacNews 7:38 AM
  • "Some more products for Samsung Galaxy Note users" The Loop 7:31 PM
  • "Apple announces iBalls: the ultimate Retina Display" Scoopertino 8:17 AM
Press Releases/Products/Public Relations
  • "Evernote For iOS Gets Some Nice Improvements In 4.1.8 Update" MacStories 9:23 PM
  • "6 Classic iPad Game Compilations: Play Old School Titles on Your Tablet" LAPTOP Magazine 5:10 PM
  • "Camalen Hexa: A unique flip case for iPhone 4/4S" CNET Reviews 5:10 PM
  • "iOS companion game Infiltrator to offer bonuses in Mass Effect 3Ars Technica 5:09 PM
  • "'Mass Effect Infiltrator' And Mass Effect Datapad Slated For iOS" Touch Arcade 5:09 PM
  • "Outfit7's Talking Tom Cat app breaks 100 million downloads, gets new partnership" Appolicious 2:03 PM
  • "Red Bulletin Magazine's iPad App Features Exclusive Peek Into Red Bull Stratos Project" Red Bull 12:18 PM
  • "Otterbox getting an early jump on iPad 3 case" CNET News 11:36 AM
  • "Hasbro, Nerf revive Lazer Tag with iOS-linked blasters" iPodNN 11:35 AM
  • "Grammy Awards Get Official iPhone, Android App" PC Magazine 10:56 AM
  • "Mail your valentine a card using these apps" Techlicious 10:46 AM
  • "Twelve South HoverBar lets you hang iPad 2 from desk or display" The Loop 10:35 AM
  • "'Float' Your iPad 2 With New TwelveSouth HoverBar Stand" Apple Bitch 10:19 AM
  • "IWGuide for Netflix available for iPad" IWGuide 9:46 AM
  • "Who Needs Expensive iPad 2 Speakers When You Can Get This Clever Accessory?" App Advice 9:43 AM
  • "Qihoo 360: Apps should be back on Apple store soon" MarketWatch 9:42 AM
  • "VoxcellDesign Releases NailCanvas for iPhone, World's First 3D Nail Art Simulator" PRWeb 9:00 AM
  • "DVDFind 1.1 for iOS - Find DVD Rental Kiosks + Retail Stores + Web Links" PRWeb 9:00 AM
  • "MiLi Power Releases External Battery for iPad, iPhone, Android, & Windows Phones" PRWeb 9:00 AM
  • "Automobile Inspection iPad/Cloud Apps - Inspect2GO launches iPad/Android Apps and Cloud Database Software for Insurance Adjusters, Car Dealerships and Auto Body/Service/Repair Shops" PRWeb 9:00 AM
  • "Inspect2GO Launches Professional Property Inspection Apps for iPad/Android/iPhone with Cloud Database Reporting Software, Trending and Graphing" PRWeb 9:00 AM
  • "Early Ascent Releases Reading Raven for the iPad.: Learn-To-Read App Provides Self-Paced Reading Adventures for Children Ages 3 to 7." PRWeb 9:00 AM
  • "MeetingBurner Launches to the Public: Introduces Autopilot Meetings, Paypal Integration and iOS Applications along with 3-Tier Monthly Subscription Options" PRWeb 8:59 AM
  • "Fog Island Games Releases the Updated Version of Popular Word Game Back and Forth for iPhone and iPad Users" PRWeb 8:59 AM
  • "Jewel Frenzy 1.1 for iOS - HD, Match 3, Blitz Game in Just 90 Seconds" PRWeb 8:59 AM
  • "24MAS Launches Kimi Räikkönen IceOne Racing for iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch" PRWeb 8:59 AM
  • "BioHorizons Unveils New Mobile Application for Dental Implant Professionals" Business Wire 12:18 PM
  • "CadFaster™ Delivers Richer User Experience with Free Updated iPad Application for Real-Time Collaboration of 3D CAD and Building Information Models (BIM)" Business Wire 12:17 PM
  • "Canon U.S.A. Announces New PIXMA Printers with AirPrint Support" Business Wire 8:58 AM
  • "Canon U.S.A. Introduces Three High-Quality PIXMA Office All-in-One Printers at an Affordable Price" Business Wire 8:58 AM
  • "Nuance Powers New Voice Feature in Kraft Foods' iFood Assistant App: iFood Assistant 4.0, Powered by Nuance's Dragon Voice Recognition, Allows People to Search for Recipes, Cook Great Meals and Create Grocery Lists, Just by Speaking" Business Wire 8:58 AM
  • "Research and Markets: iPhone 4 Portable Genius - A Handy, Quick-Access Guide to Getting the Most out of the iPhone 4" Business Wire 8:58 AM
  • "iPad Gets Better Access To Enterprise Documents" BYTE 8:19 AM
  • "Brainshark announces SlideShark Team Edition" AppleTell 8:15 AM
  • "Cast Harry Potter Spells On Your iPhone Using MyAssistant Jailbreak Tweak" App Advice 8:13 AM
  • "JetBlue debuts iPhone app as big travel gets social, mobile savvy" GigaOM 7:54 AM
  • "TouchDocs brings Google Docs to the iPhone and iPad" prMac 8:36 AM
  • "Who will pay your next bill? BuddyCalc may have the answer" prMac 7:54 AM
  • "Instabooth 1.0 adds fun live effects to iPhone and iPod touch photos" prMac 7:54 AM
  • "Stamp Art Fever Updated With February New Themed Collections" prMac 7:54 AM
  • "Essay Czar 1.0 Raises The Standards For Student Writing Skills" prMac 7:54 AM
  • "Help for Coumadin / Warfarin Users - Vitamin K App for iOS Devices" prMac 7:54 AM
  • "Syncrohearts Love Game 1.0 Is A Fun Way To Enhance Relationships" prMac 7:54 AM
  • "Gameatra for iPad - New, Always Provides Latest Gaming Data and News" prMac 7:53 AM
  • "Baseball Town - 3D Freestyle Baseball game Coming Soon" prMac 7:53 AM
  • "Real-time arrival times for more than 2050 bus stops in Staten Island" prMac 7:53 AM
  • "SkyRecorder 1.0 for iOS - Record Skype or Other VoIP Conversations" prMac 7:53 AM
  • "TikTak Games announces Bubble Planets 1.0 for iOS" prMac 7:53 AM
Computer Industry
  • "Oracle Seeks New Trial in Suit Against SAP, According to Court Filing" Bloomberg 10:04 AM
  • "Oracle Seeks New Trial in SAP Case" [Paid Membership Required] 9:40 AM
  • "Oracle to Court: Let's Try SAP Again" AllThingsD 9:46 AM
  • "Oracle seeks fresh trial in SAP copyright case" Financial Times [Paid Membership Required] 9:52 AM
  • "Oracle seeks new trial in IP theft suit against SAP: Judge's $272 million award is rejected by Oracle, forcing SAP to defend former TomorrowNow unit again" Computerworld 2:01 PM
  • "Oracle asks for retrial against SAP in TomorrowNow case: A federal judge last year lowered the award to Oracle by US$1 billion" IDG News Service 10:12 AM
  • "Google receives major setback as Oracle allowed to use 'Lindholm email' in Java trial" V3 11:18 AM
  • "Windows 8 on ARM should keep traditional desktop" Electronista 8:21 PM
  • "Windows 8: Your Chance To Preview Coming Soon? Computer users may soon get a chance to kick the tires on a trial version of Microsoft's radically overhauled Windows OS." InformationWeek 9:59 AM
  • "Designing Windows 8, or how to redesign a religion" Gizmodo 10:46 AM
  • "Microsoft Loses Key Windows Phone Exec To Amazon" CRN 10:11 AM
  • "Lumia 900 Goes Up For Pre-Order In Microsoft Stores" TechCrunch 11:06 AM
  • "Lumia 900 opens for pre-orders in US" TG Daily 11:09 AM
  • "Safer Internet Day: Microsoft incorporates child protection features into IE9/Customised web browser has features to help keep kids safe online" PC Advisor 11:08 AM
  • "Microsoft teams up with 24/7 for customer service software: The companies will integrate their customer service technologies and do joint research and development" IDG News Service 10:13 AM
  • "Microsoft Invests In 24/7 For Customer Service Software" TechCrunch 11:07 AM
  • "Microsoft offloads some speech-focused assets, employees to 24/7" ZDNet 11:23 AM
  • "Microsoft strikes deal with 24/7, promises to 'redefine' customer service" Engadget 6:34 PM
  • "The three patents Microsoft is hammering the Nook with—and why they may be invalid" Ars Technica 5:52 PM
  • "HP Shareholders to Have More Say on Board Members" [Video Report] CNBC 11:33 AM
  • "HP to let partners host LoadRunner: Instead of buying LoadRunner up front, businesses will be able to pay for the application-performance-testing software as they use it" IDG News Service 10:13 AM
  • "HP provides more picks and shovels to cloud miners" ZDNet 11:23 AM
  • "IBM builds a mega data center in India: Data center is among the largest in the world, and unlike many large U.S. data centers, this one is vertical" Computerworld 10:40 AM
  • "IBM Adds Speed, Flexibility To Big Data Storage: XIV Storage Systems, tuned for cloud, virtualization, big data implementations, get solid state drives to triple storage speed, plus iPhone app for remote monitoring." InformationWeek 11:38 AM
  • "IBM boosts flagship array speeds by 3X with SSD caching: New IBM app allows admins to monitor XIV Storage Systems via iPhone interface" Computerworld 7:46 PM
  • "Intel's Life Beyond Chips for PCs: Maxim Group argues that the semiconductor giant's shares can gain 25% as the company expands into markets tied to tablets, smartphones, and servers." Barron's 9:41 AM
  • "Intel woos gamers and SMEs with high-performance SSDs" V3 11:18 AM
  • "AMD Denies Building Chips at IBM's Factories." X-bit labs 8:01 PM
  • "AMD's head of sales leaves company" Reuters 4:55 PM
  • "AMD Sales Chief Ghilardi Leaves" AllThingsD 5:00 PM
  • "AMD's chief sales officer, Emilio Ghilardi leaves" TweakTown 9:03 PM
  • "AMD: Longbow Ups to Buy; Production Looks Fixed" Barron's 11:32 AM
  • "Cisco on Deck: What to Expect" [Video Report] TheStreet 9:45 AM
  • "Cisco: FYQ2 Trends Were Favorable, Says Credit-Suisse" Barron's 2:08 PM
  • "Italian prof launches social search service" TG Daily 11:09 AM
  • "Professor who helped inspire Google launches rival to challenge search giant" Agence France-Presse 11:02 AM
  • "Picture Dims for Japanese Electronics" [Paid Membership Required] 9:34 AM
  • "HP and Dell see glimmers of hope as overall PC sales stall: The UK PC market experienced a marked decline in the fourth quarter of 2011, with shipments down by 20 per cent compared to the same period a year earlier." V3 11:18 AM
  • "Researchers boost processor performance by getting CPU and GPU to collaborate" Ars Technica 6:02 PM
Finances (Click heading for current Apple Stock price.)
Apple News
  • "Apple shares hit new all-time intraday, closing highs" MacDailyNews 5:09 PM
  • "Apple Stock Still Looks Cheap At All-Time Highs" 24/7 Wall St. 4:59 PM
  • "Apple Results Distorting S&P 500 Earnings: Golub" Bloomberg 2:00 PM
  • "What did I get right (and wrong) about the fourth quarter?" asymco 7:49 AM
  • "3 Reasons Apple Will Not And Should Not Pay A Dividend" Seeking Alpha 9:52 AM
  • "Apple: A TV Set Could Add $5.40/Sh in EPS in FY13, Says Barclays" Barron's 11:37 AM
  • "Apple seen taking 5% of HDTV market, earning $17B in revenue" AppleInsider 11:36 AM
  • "Which Is The Better Growth Company: Amazon Or Apple?" Seeking Alpha 9:50 AM
Industry News
  • "U.S. stocks gain on hopes for Greece: Fed chief's testimony also supports low-rate expectations" MarketWatch 5:04 PM
  • "Stocks Finish Higher After Reports of Greek Debt Deal" TheStreet 5:04 PM
  • "Stocks rise despite concerns about Greece" CNNMoney 5:04 PM
  • "Dow Rises Toward Highest Level Since '08" Bloomberg 11:27 AM
  • "Stocks Push Higher on Greek Hopes" FOXBusiness 11:27 AM
  • "Blue Chips Hit a Yearly High: Blue chips closed at a fresh multiyear high as investors saw progress in Greece over austerity measures to address its debt crisis." [Paid Membership Required] 5:05 PM
  • "Stocks on hold for Greece, Bernanke" CNNMoney 9:30 AM
  • "Canada stocks set to extend loss to second session" MarketWatch 11:31 AM
  • "U.K.'s FTSE 100 ends flat; miners suffer losses: Xstrata falls after merger with Glencore announced" MarketWatch 11:27 AM
  • "Asia Markets Slip" [Paid Membership Required] 11:30 AM
  • "Asia Markets: Chinese stocks slide to lead most of Asia lower" MarketWatch 9:35 AM
  • "European Stocks Drop Amid Greek Talks; BMW, LVMH, Swatch Slide" Bloomberg 11:20 AM
  • "Europe Markets: Europe stock markets end mostly lower/Glencore, Xstrata set all-share merger, creating a $90 billion entity" MarketWatch 11:27 AM
  • "Midday Glance: Computer companies/Computer companies shares mixed at 1 p.m." Associated Press 1:55 PM
  • "Final Glance: Computer companies" Yahoo! News 7:57 PM
  • "Four Semiconductor Stocks Set for Upside: Caris & Co. likes Texas Instruments, Broadcom, SanDisk and Semtech." Barron's 11:30 AM

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