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MacSurfer's Archive: Thursday, February 16, 2012
 

 

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Tuesday Highlights: Apple loses out on $1 billion deal for iPads in Los Angeles schools as controversial contract in question yields call for for investigation into superintendent's actions and relationship with Apple execs — more in our Apple/Macintosh section; meanwhile, iWatch for sports can "be a complete game changer" according to Maury Brown at Forbes; Rocco Pendola reminds us of the love fans have for iPhone, saying it is "a testament to Apple's greatness that it can make only what appear to be tweaks to each iPhone iteration. That there's no major overhaul required."; 9to5Mac, TekRevue review the new Parallels 10 for Mac, noting update brings performance, features; BetaNews has a fix for audio that's been disabled in Yosemite beta; more information on iPhone 5 battery replacement program down in our General Interest section; with iPhone 6 on the horizon, Verizon said to retire 32GB iPhone 5c; and the Wall Street Journal has a handy chart as to where you can get the most money for your old iPhone; a sign of potential problems pairing iDevices with things like prosthetics from this story where a man's iPhone is stolen, bricking his prosthetic arm which was paired with the iPhone; the Obesity Action Coalition has issued a call to Apple, Amazon, Google, Microsoft "to remove fat-shaming apps from online stores"; who needs a smartwatch when you can wear a connected hat!; new leak appears to confirm iPhone 6 release date, more in our Hardware/Software section; since it is iPhone 6 and iWatch rumor season, Jonny Evans reminds us of 15 Apple predictions he calls "insanely stupid" and "laughable" that were hot and fooled the press.

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Apple/Macintosh
  • "Apple sold more iOS devices in 2011 that all the Macs sold it in 28 years"  asymco 2:15 PM
  • "Apple sold more iOS devices in 2011 than it sold Macs in 28 years" ZDNet 7:43 PM
  • "Apple Wins German Injunction Against Moto Android Devices" The Mac Observer 7:43 PM
  • "Tim Cook on Hardware, Apple's Structure and Being 'Simpletons': As Apple spotlights its software with a developer release of its new Mac operating system, Mountain Lion, Tim Cook mused about other areas of Apple's business — including closely followed hardware trends — in an interview with The Wall Street Journal." WSJ Blogs 4:06 PM
  • "Apple Bows to iPhone Privacy Pressures: Under pressure from regulators, Apple Inc. responded Wednesday to complaints that dozens of iPhone applications have been accessing, transmitting and storing user contact data without explicit permission."  WSJ.com [Paid Membership Required] 7:56 AM
  • "Apple tweaks apps policy under lawmaker pressure" Reuters 7:56 AM
  • "Apple clamp on data copying" Bloomberg 7:56 AM
  • "Early Praise in Inspection at Foxconn Brings Doubt: The president of a nonprofit group hired by Apple to inspect its suppliers' factories has begun praising the Chinese plants of Foxconn, Apple's largest supplier, just days after his group began inspections there." New York Times [Free Registration Required] 9:01 PM
  • "Apple promises the privacy it says we should have had before" Computerworld 8:25 AM
  • "Apple wins German injunction against most of Motorola's slide-to-unlock implementations"  Foss Patents 11:18 AM
  • "Apple wins 'slide to unlock' patent clash against Motorola" VentureBeat 1:04 PM
  • "Take a Look at Some of Apple's Evidence in Proview iPad Dispute"  AllThingsD 4:23 PM
  • "Here's the Chinese Court Ruling Backing Apple in iPad Trademark Tiff" AllThingsD 2:32 PM
  • "Proview Drags Apple to Court" Zacks 4:23 PM
  • "More Chinese cities halt Apple iPad orders: Reports" Reuters 7:44 AM
  • "Apple: China's Proview Trying to Weasel Out of iPad Trademark Deal" AllThingsD 7:44 AM
  • "Apple's Woes in China: Apple's woes in China are growing as it fights a trademark battle over the iPad name." [Video Report] MarketWatch 11:17 AM
  • "Apple Factories Investigation: They're Pretty Good Conditions Actually!" Forbes 7:45 AM
OS X
News
  • "Apple Releases OS X Mountain Lion Developer Preview with Over 100 New Features"  Apple 8:10 AM
  • "Apple Releases OS X Mountain Lion Developer Preview with Over 100 New Features" Business Wire 7:42 AM
  • "Mountain Lion: 'We're starting to do some things differently,' Phil Schiller said to me." ["The recurring theme: Apple is fighting against cruft — inconsistencies and oddities that have accumulated over the years, which made sense at one point but no longer — like managing to-dos in iCal (because CalDAV was being used to sync them to a server) or notes in Mail (because IMAP was the syncing back-end). The changes and additions in Mountain Lion are in a consistent vein: making things simpler and more obvious, closer to how things should be rather than simply how they always have been."]  Daring Fireball 8:08 AM
  • "Apple's Mac Makeover: 'Mountain Lion' Software Brings Mobile Features to Mac" WSJ.com [Paid Membership Required] 9:30 PM
  • "New Apple Operating System Aims to Knit Together Its Products" New York Times [Free/Paid Registration Required] 9:00 PM
  • "Apple Speeds Mac 'Mountain Lion' Operating System to Challenge Windows 8" Bloomberg 8:10 AM
  • "Apple, Microsoft to duel in '12 with OS upgrades: Both companies taking 'big gamble' this year, says analyst" Computerworld 3:48 PM
  • "Surprise! OS X Mountain Lion Roars Into Existence (For Developers Today, Everyone This Summer)"  TechCrunch 7:42 AM
  • "Behind Apple's Mountain Lion with Tim Cook" WSJ Blogs 12:21 PM
  • "Apple's Mountain Lion shows personal cloud trumps personal computer: Surprise announcement pegs Mac OS upgrade this summer" Computerworld 3:49 PM
  • "Apple 'Mountain Lion' takes more bites out of iOS" CNET News 7:45 AM
  • "Apple to Bring iPhone, iPad Features to Mac" ["'We see that people are in love with a lot of apps and functionality here,' said Mr. Cook, 51, pointing at his iPhone. 'Anywhere where that makes sense, we are going to move that over to Mac.'"] WSJ.com [Paid Membership Required] 7:58 AM
  • "Apple Unveils Mac OS X Mountain Lion: So Long iChat, Hello Twitter" Mashable 7:48 AM
  • "Apple's OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion: The Mac Gets Even More iPad-Like" Techland 7:48 AM
  • "Apple unleashes iOS-loving OS X Mountain Lion preview for Macs" Computerworld 8:29 AM
  • "Meet Mountain Lion: The Latest Mac OS" AllThingsD 7:55 AM
  • "Apple Releases OS X Mountain Lion Developer Preview" ehMac 8:27 AM
  • "Gatekeeper Slams the Door on Mac Malware Epidemics" TidBITS 9:12 AM
  • "Apple releases public beta of Messages, replacing iChat" The Loop 8:12 AM
  • "Test Drive Apple's New Messages App Before Mountain Lion Launches" TechCrunch 8:45 AM
  • "Apple's Mountain Lion springs from Cupertino" iTWire 6:00 PM
  • "iOS Notes comes to OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion" iMore 9:23 AM
  • "OS X Mountain Lion Brings The Mac Into The Game" TechCrunch 8:58 AM
  • "AirPlay Mirroring in OS X Mountain Lion: From the board room to the living room (and beyond)" 9 to 5 Mac 1:07 PM
  • "Apple Unifies Software Update Process In OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion" Apple Bitch 12:21 PM
  • "IT takes wait-and-hope approach to Apple Mac Mountain Lion" Network World 7:52 PM
  • "OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion System Requirements" OS X Daily 2:11 PM
  • "Apple Seeds Safari 5.2 for OS X Lion to Developers" MacRumors 2:16 PM
  • "Here's A List Of All Macs Which Are Not Supported By OS X Mountain Lion" Redmond Pie 3:03 PM
  • "Mac OS X 10.8 requirements omit more Intel Macs" MacFixIt 7:22 PM
AppleCare/Troubleshooting
  • "Solving iCloud-Related Slowdowns in Lion" TidBITS 12:58 PM
Reviews/How-To/Tips
  • "OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion first impressions: This is a cougar I'd take home" BGR 2:16 PM
  • "Apple OS X Mountain Lion (10.8) in-depth preview" Engadget 8:06 AM
  • "Hands on with Apple's new OS X: Mountain Lion" Macworld 8:04 AM
  • "Mountain Lion: Messages replaces iChat, gets public beta" Macworld 8:04 AM
  • "Mountain Lion: Hands on with Gatekeeper" Macworld 8:04 AM
  • "Mountain Lion: Hands on with Notes and Reminders" Macworld 8:05 AM
  • "Mountain Lion: Hands on with Notification Center" Macworld 8:05 AM
  • "Mac OS X Mountain Lion Preview: Much More iPad Inside" LAPTOP Magazine 7:47 AM
  • "First Look: OS X Mountain Lion" The Loop 7:46 AM
  • "First Look at Mountain Lion OS X Server" macminicolo 3:50 PM
  • "Mac OS X Mountain Lion preview in pictures" [Slideshow] ZDNet UK 12:20 PM
  • "Apple unveils OS X 10.8 'Mountain Lion' to developers" ZDNet 8:23 AM
  • "HUGE Hands-On Photos Of Apple's Mountain Lion For Mac" Business Insider 2:17 PM
  • "Hands-on with iMessage beta on the desktop: a good start with beta bugs" Ars Technica 3:52 PM
  • "Hand-On With Messages for Mac Beta (Video)" MacTrast 7:53 PM
  • "First Look: Messages for Mac" Mac|Life 7:02 PM
  • "OS X Messages Is The Future Of Chat, But Still Kinda Buggy [Hands-On] Cult of Mac 3:04 PM
  • "Mac OS X: Mastering the Finder's 'Show Item Info' Option" The Mac Observer 7:39 AM
  • "29 Simple Ways A Mac App Can Add Great Effects And Filters To Your Photos" Mac 360 7:34 AM
  • "Add Pop Up Windows And Controls To Your Mac's Dock Icons" Mac 360 7:34 AM
  • "Free Word Processing and Text Editing Options for Macs and iOS" Low End Mac 4:11 PM
  • "The No Sleep MacBook" McSolo 12:22 PM
  • "Change the Default Screen Shot File Name in Mac OS X" OS X Daily 8:12 AM
  • "If you want to know how your website might look on an iPhone/iPad use the iOS Simulator" Macs in Chemistry 7:33 AM
Op/Ed
  • "OS X 'Mountain Lion' unifies software update into Mac App Store" ZDNet 9:30 PM
  • "In a twist, new Mac software now inspired by mobile operating systems" Appolicious 4:05 PM
  • "Security experts: Apple did Mac OS X Gatekeeper right" CNET News 4:24 PM
  • "Editorial: Apple Makes Gatekeeper a Friendly Signpost in Mountain Lion" The Mac Observer 3:19 PM
  • "Apple's OS X Mountain Lion: The Important Stuff" SplatF 3:08 PM
  • "What's left for Apple's OS X to grab from iOS?" CNET News 3:06 PM
  • "Apple OS X Mountain Lion: Top 15 New Features" Mashable 3:06 PM
  • "OS X Mountain Lion: 5 Most Exciting New Features" Wired 2:17 PM
  • "Why Apple Dropped 'Mac' From OS X Mountain Lion [Opinion] Cult of Mac 2:17 PM
  • "Mac OS X Mountain Lion release signals shift in secrecy at Apple" AppleInsider 1:07 PM
  • "Apple Mountain Lion: Why No Facebook?" Yahoo! News 1:05 PM
  • "Everything Apple's Trying to Kill with OS X Mountain Lion" Gizmodo 1:05 PM
  • "With Messages beta for OS X, Apple is truly on its way to killing SMS" VentureBeat 1:04 PM
  • "Coming Soon To A Mac Near You! iOS Mountain Lion!" PixoBebo 12:21 PM
  • "OS X 10.8 'Mountain Lion' Gatekeeper - A disappointment, rather than a serious security tool" ZDNet 11:47 AM
  • "Mac OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion Stalks iOS" TidBITS 11:18 AM
  • "Mountain Lion and Windows 8's Common Aim: Make Desktop More Like Mobile" AllThingsD 11:16 AM
  • "Don't Miss OS X Mountain Lion's Potential in China" Tech.pinions 11:07 AM
  • "Seven months on: Too much, too soon for a major Mac OS X update?" ZDNet 9:19 AM
  • "With Mountain Lion, OS X Prowls Closer To iOS" TechCrunch 9:13 AM
  • "Apple's Convergence of Desktop and Mobile Continues With Mountain Lion" ReadWriteWeb 8:58 AM
  • "My Experience With The OS X Mountain Lion Developer Preview" Tech.pinions 8:55 AM
  • "Mountain Lion Gets Serious About OS X App Security" Tech.pinions 8:55 AM
  • "Apple's 'Mountain Lion': Another step toward iOS, Mac feature unification" ZDNet 8:50 AM
  • "As OS X Mountain Lion Proves, Twitter Is Apple's Social Network" TechCrunch 8:24 AM
Press Releases
  • "EverQuest Mac saved by the fans" TUAW 6:25 PM
  • "Why Wait? Download OS X Mountain Lion's New Hi-Res Default Wallpaper Here" Cult of Mac 1:06 PM
  • "Acorn 3.2.1: Addresses a big batch of bugs" FairerPlatform 8:55 AM
  • "New OS X Lion Server Tutorial Simplifies Hosting and Admin Tasks" prMac 8:03 AM
  • "Maintain releases Cocktail 4.9.8 (Snow Leopard Edition)" prMac 8:02 AM
  • "Paragon's Camptune X for Mac® is the easiest way to redistribute free space" Paragon Software 7:33 AM
General Interest/Potpourri
  • "iSuppli: Amazon shipped 3.9 million Kindle Fires last quarter to Apple's 15.4 million iPads" Fortune 11:17 AM
  • "In 2011, Apple products appeared in over 40% of No.1 US Box Office films" The Next Web 8:45 AM
  • "Apple Woos the Government: While BlackBerry gets the boot." Technology Review 7:44 AM
  • "American Families See Tablets as Playmate, Teacher and Babysitter" Nielsen 8:49 AM
  • "Don't Tell Mom The Babysitter's an iPad" AllThingsD 8:49 AM
  • "Apple, Android must better protect kids who use apps, FTC says" Los Angeles Times [Free Registration Required] 4:05 PM
  • "FTC warns app makers to protect kids' privacy" Reuters 9:00 PM
  • "Amazon Removes Resellers' iPads From Sale in China" WSJ.com [Paid Membership Required] 8:19 AM
  • "Twenty six per cent of European doctors own an iPad" PMLiVE 8:56 AM
  • "More than 1-in-4 European doctors use iPad" Mac.Blorge 8:56 AM
  • "European Doctors Rely More and More on iPad" PadGadget 2:15 PM
  • "Steve Jobs' FBI File Now In Paperback" Forbes 6:36 PM
  • "IPad Near Top Of Small Business Wish Lists" MacNews 8:26 AM
  • "iPad helps disabled comedian elicit heartwarming LOLZ (Video)" Electricpig 11:19 AM
  • "Rick Santorum Has Given Up 'Angry Birds' For 'Temple Run'" Touch Arcade 8:58 AM
Non-Apple News
  • "This Guy Is Now Totally In Charge Of Google's Assault On Microsoft" Business Insider 8:27 PM
  • "Samsung launch flirts with Apple's expected iPad 3 date" CNET Reviews 12:22 PM
  • "BlackBerry PlayBook OS 2.0 could arrive next week" CNET News 11:58 AM
  • "Alcatel-Lucent seeks to eliminate Wi-Fi log-in woes" ZDNet UK 11:47 AM
  • "Pop-up origami robots inspired by children's books" TG Daily 11:27 AM
  • "Twitter enables HTTPS by default: All tweets will now be encrypted, helping to prevent man-in-the-middle attacks" Techworld 11:26 AM
  • "Slow start to new .anything names" Financial Times [Paid Membership Required] 10:45 AM
  • "Red Hat Extends Cloud Offerings For Amazon Web Services" CRN 10:28 AM
  • "PS Vita launch day titles and pricing details" CBS News 10:27 AM
  • "Nvidia Rebounds After Weak Q1 Outlook; Caris Says Sell, Needham Ups Target" Barron's 11:55 AM
  • "Facebook to Verify Accounts, Allow Use of Nicknames" PCWorld 11:04 AM
  • "Podio Plugs Google Docs Into Its Collaboration Tools" TechCrunch 11:23 AM
  • "Google Chrome update fixes high-severity vulnerabilities and patches Flash Player: Google Chrome 17.0.963.56 fixes 12 security flaws and updates the bundled Flash Player plug-in to a new version" IDG News Service 11:06 AM
  • "Report of Google already moving onto Android 5.0 ('Jellybean') draws doubts: Prominent Android blogger urges skepticism" Network World 11:07 AM
  • "Google befriends Microsoft with WinDroid tablets: Google will launch Android 5.0 - codenamed Jellybean - as early as Q3 2012, to coincide with the launch of Microsoft's Windows 8 and offer dual-OS designs for tablet computers." Register Hardware 11:30 AM
  • "Google may launch Android 5.0 in 2Q12, say Taiwan makers" DigiTimes 10:38 AM
  • "As YouTube comes of age, Google eyes studios" MarketWatch 9:51 AM
  • "Google Patent Reveals Future Unlock Features for Android Devices" Patently Apple 8:24 AM
Publications/Podcasts
  • "The 404 995: Where the damage is done (podcast)" CNET 2:31 PM
Hardware/Software
  • "Apple privacy changes could impact 1000s of apps" SlashGear 8:44 AM
  • "Apple makes apps ask permission before accessing contacts" Crave @ CNET 7:58 AM
  • "Apple's global tablet market share falls to 57%" MarketWatch 12:22 PM
  • "Apple is its Own Biggest Competitor in the Tablet Market" PadGadget 4:12 PM
  • "Alleged iOS 5.1 'pre-GM' leak shows permanent lock-screen camera button" AppleInsider 8:02 PM
  • "Patent wars: Stripping an iPhone to learn about copyright" [Video Report] BBC 7:45 AM
Apple Patent Applications
  • "Apple to Add Storyboard Tools to iMovie & Final Cut Pro X" Patently Apple 12:19 PM
  • "Apple is Out to Make Sharing Media on Your iPhone a lot Easier" Patently Apple 8:24 AM
  • "Apple Patents Involve Population Segmentation For Content Delivery" MacNews 8:54 AM
  • "Apple Works On Ways To Manage To-Do Items, Messages" MacNews 8:55 AM
Price Trackers/Deals
  • "Assassin's Creed Recollection For iPad Is Temporarily Available For Free (Normally $0.99)" Apple Sliced 8:25 AM
  • "The Blocks Cometh By Halfbot For iPhone Is Free Right Now (Previously $0.99)" Apple Sliced 8:25 AM
  • "Neuroshima Hex Puzzle For iPhone and iPad Is $0.99 Today (Was $2.99)" Apple Sliced 8:25 AM
  • "PadGadget Daily App Deal – 11 iPad Apps on Sale" PadGadget 8:18 AM
  • "Mac mini Prices & Sales" MacPrices 8:24 AM
  • "Apple Time Capsule Buyer's Guide -Up to $70 Off Currently Shipping Models -Best Prices, Deals, Reviews And Information" MacReviewZone 3:47 PM

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Reviews/How-To/Tutorials/Tips
Reviews
  • "A Closer Look: Comparing Apple's iPhone 4S and Samsung's Galaxy Nexus" PC Magazine 3:51 PM
  • "Performance Comparison: All Apple May, 2011 iMacs and July, 2011, 11 Inch MacBook Air 1.8GHz" MacReviewZone [PDF Download] 7:06 PM
  • "Review: Powerbag Business Class Bag" MacNN 1:05 PM
  • "Review: iHome iD28 iPhone/iPad Speaker Alarm Clock" MacTrast 7:53 PM
  • "iPad Photo Frame Is Hit and Miss" Wired 11:47 AM
  • "SmartSound iPad 2 Case from Cygnett amplifies sound, works with Smart Cover (Video Review)" Insanely Great Mac 11:18 AM
  • "Speck Cases Have You (and Your iPhone 4S) Covered" Wired 11:47 AM
  • "Trtl Stand iPhone case has a built-in kickstand that props your phone up three different ways" Macworld 8:48 AM
iPad/iPhone/iPod touch Apps
  • "Nostalgiqa Review: App driven by a compelling idea, but implementation is baffling" Macworld 8:05 AM
  • "iPhone Appidemic: Tank Battalion Blitz" AppleTell 8:10 AM
  • "Polkast Review: Polkast is a cloud service that uses your own computer for storage." 148Apps 3:49 PM
  • "Record and Share with Doodlecast Pro – iPad App Review" PadGadget 8:18 AM
  • "Face the Perils of Mail Delivery in Mailmen" PadGadget 8:19 AM
  • "Pocket Racing 2 Review: Race against the CPU, time, and other players in this updated version of the classic top down racer." 148Apps 1:08 PM
  • "The Hacker Review: Plenty of logic mini-games hidden under a 1980s style OS and hacking tale." 148Apps 9:13 AM
  • "Beat Sneak Bandit Review: This puzzler puzzle-platformer moves and grooves to its own funky beat." 148Apps 2:15 PM
Tips
  • "Using the iPad keyboard's 'hidden' keys" iLounge 9:24 AM
  • "iOS Tip: One Finger Capital Letters" MacTrast 8:04 AM
Analysis/Commentary/Editorial/Opinion
  • "... Or We Will All Go Down Together" YMP Now 9:45 PM
  • "Cassandra -Friday Review: The Weekend Arrives" eXtensions 7:43 PM
  • "This Ex-Apple Engineer Is 'Building A TV Station' With His New iPad App" Cult of Mac 3:49 PM
  • "Analysis: Tim Cook Won't Rule Out Macs with Apple Processors" The Mac Observer 3:19 PM
  • "FLA Head Discusses Conditions At Apple's China Foxconn Plant" App Advice 2:31 PM
  • "Is Apple's iOS really safer than Android against malware?" CNET News 1:05 PM
  • "Pismo: In Many Ways, It Was the Best of PowerBooks" Low End Mac 1:02 PM
  • "Pismo PowerBook Still Desirable 12 Years after Launch" Low End Mac 1:02 PM
  • "iMac wifi- fit for purpose?" ZDNet 12:20 PM
  • "App permissions: We are our worst enemy" ZDNet 11:47 AM
  • "Samsung downplays iTV threat" TG Daily 11:47 AM
  • "Apple's iCloud Is No Dropbox Killer (It's Much More)" TechCrunch 11:25 AM
  • "Apple PR's dirty little secret" ZDNet 8:45 AM
  • "It's Not Just the PC Industry That's Being Hurt by the iPad" The Tech Night Owl 8:26 AM
  • "How Apple Is Poised To Disrupt Notebook Computer Space Yet Again – The 'Book Mystique" MacPrices 8:24 AM
  • "Tim Cook, Apple's Amazingly Accessible CEO" Barron's 8:23 AM
  • "Latest Apple rumor: Mac Pro desktop to be updated with Ivy Bridge-E processors, Nvidia Kepler graphics" ZDNet 8:23 AM
  • "Innovation: Apple's Curse And Blessing" Seeking Alpha 8:22 AM
  • "More Detail On The Apple-China Situation" RazorianFly 8:44 AM
  • "Why Did Apple Really Pull the iPad from Amazon China?" Techland 8:18 AM
  • "The Hoarders Will Hate the Next MacBook Pros" MacNewsWorld 8:07 AM
  • "Why the study showing that jailbreak apps leak less private data than App Store apps is flawed" iDownload Blog 8:07 AM
  • "What to expect from iPad 3" Helium 8:01 AM
  • "Here's Why Amazon Stopped Selling The iPad In China" Business Insider 8:01 AM
Non-Apple
  • "Cheap Android smartphones will dominate developing markets: report" ZDNet 11:45 AM
  • "YouTube's Nerdy Fiddlers Strike a Chord With Geeks" Wired 11:39 AM
  • "Is Yahoo Ready for a Loebotomy?" WSJ.com [Paid Membership Required] 11:35 AM
  • "LightSquared's Broadband Rejection a Blow for Wireless Competition" Time 11:32 AM
  • "How to Locate Your Unprotected Android Device" PCWorld 11:07 AM
  • "Dressing Up an E-Reader for Style and Comfort" New York Times 11:05 AM
  • "Lego Minecraft Micro World Set Finally Here, Everyone Rejoice" PCWorld 11:04 AM
  • "Beam is a smartphone compatible...toothbrush?" Los Angeles Times [Free Registration Required] 10:55 AM
  • "Galaxy Note: Lame tablet, lousy smartphone/Samsung's 5.3-inch device repeats the sins of the first Android tablets, but also brings intriguing pen-computing capabilities" InfoWorld 10:52 AM
  • "PlayStation Vita Teardown: 5 Findings" PCWorld 11:03 AM
  • "Review: In-depth look at PlayStation Vita's portable gaming perfection" The Globe and Mail [Free Registration Required] 10:50 AM
  • "Anonymous Plans To Take Down The Internet? We're Being Trolled" Forbes 10:47 AM
  • "Nortel Breach Highlights Security Vulnerabilities of All Enterprises" eWeek 10:41 AM
  • "Tablets, 4G Smartphones Gain Traction Among Small Businesses: ATandT" eWeek 10:41 AM
  • "The Shadow IT Threat: Rogue IT groups outside the main IT organization pose both pros and cons--and won't disappear anytime soon." InformationWeek 10:11 AM
  • "In homes with tablets, most kids use them: Nielsen" Reuters 10:10 AM
  • "HTC set to launch One X quad-core superphone?" CNET 10:07 AM
  • "Asus Zenbook: The Ultimate Ultrabook Laptop" [Video Report] TheStreet 10:00 AM
  • "Pinterest's Rite of Web Passage—Huge Traffic, No Revenue" WSJ.com [Paid Membership Required] 9:43 AM
Humor/Cartoons
  • "Losers Wait In Line For Hours To Buy an iPhone" MacMost [cartoon] 8:18 AM
Press Releases/Products/Public Relations
  • "Coverage? for iOS tells when you can and can't get on the cellular network" TUAW 7:22 PM
  • "Autodesk Brings LEGO Brickley to Life Digitally with 3D Instructions: Autodesk Inventor Publisher Bridges Physical, Digital for 21st Century Play Experience" Business Wire 4:14 PM
  • "ChartLogic Launches Stella at HIMSS; New EHR Overlay Uses Voice Recognition Technology Similar to Apple's Siri" Business Wire 4:14 PM
  • "Glyde.com Debuts Guaranteed Speed Sale to Help iPad Owners Free Up Cash to Upgrade: Expected new iPad Launch Means Millions of Old iPads Could Be Resold" Business Wire 4:14 PM
  • "Hijack the TV Forever with Clik: Stop messing with your TV browser and let Clik do the work for you." 148Apps 3:49 PM
  • "'Canabalt' Creator Working on Original Hunger Games iOS Title" Touch Arcade 1:03 PM
  • "Inside Apple 1.0.1: Lashinsky's book updated" FairerPlatform 8:50 AM
  • "With This Rugged Case, Your iPhone Could Go Camping Alone" Cult of Mac 8:28 AM
  • "Sideburn - iPhone dock for your iMac & MacBook" Kickstarter 8:25 AM
  • "WinZip App Released for iOS" iClarified 8:07 AM
  • "iPhone Trading Platform Sees US Traders Manage Forex on the Go" PRNewswire 8:03 AM
  • "Not just another letter app, Montessori Letter Sounds HD for iPad is out" prMac 2:15 PM
  • "Britton Mobile Development Releases Portfolio for iPad 2.0" prMac 8:23 AM
  • "Just draw a patten for phone call" prMac 8:03 AM
  • "Digital note taking evolves w/ the iPen compatible Ghostwriter Notes 4.0" prMac 8:03 AM
  • "Writing Kit 3.0 now available" prMac 8:03 AM
  • "Curatus Technocorp introduces The Candy Monster 1.0 for iOS" prMac 8:03 AM
  • "Aspire Goals 1.0 for iOS - Set and Achieve Goals Through Visualization" prMac 8:03 AM
  • "My Gift Cards 1.0 released for iOS with iCloud support" prMac 8:03 AM
  • "IWGuide for Netflix: Instant Watch Guide for Netflix for iPad" prMac 8:03 AM
  • "Justin Bieber Inspired Game App Takes Stab at Aggressive Paparazzi" prMac 8:03 AM
  • "New myGuardianAngel App - Real Help When You Need It" prMac 8:03 AM
  • "Dualis 1.0 released for iOS - Addictive Time Killer Game" prMac 8:03 AM
  • "Onepoint Releases Multi-Project Dashboard for Apple's iPad" prMac 8:03 AM
  • "Daily Lama - Your Motivational buddy disguised as an iPhone app" prMac 8:03 AM
  • "Jobs and Career App Helps you Plan a Career Change or Find a New Job" prMac 8:03 AM
  • "A Clockwork Brain Brings Steampunk Brain Puzzles to iOS" prMac 8:03 AM
  • "New HTML 5 Tutorial Offers Guide to iOS-Friendly Web Design" prMac 8:02 AM
  • "CulinartMedia releases Quick & Healthy iPad app" prMac 8:02 AM
  • "TapPoll app can help educators in classroom, students at home" prMac 8:02 AM
  • "Applaud Releases iPhone Puzzle Game - Bugly" prMac 8:02 AM
Computer Industry
  • "Windows 8 to launch in 4th quarter, per Fujitsu product road map" CNET News 10:07 AM
  • "Will Microsoft follow Apple and revert to its former disclosure playbook?" ZDNet 11:43 AM
  • "Microsoft CFO bullish in Windows convergence and comms plans: Klein predicts double digit-growth at Goldman Sachs briefing" The Register 11:30 AM
  • "Microsoft sees Skype linking all its products, CFO says" IDG News Service 10:53 AM
  • "Microsoft named in leaked climate denial donor docs" ZDNet UK 11:46 AM
  • "New MSN site updates users on topics trending on Twitter, Facebook: The msnNow site, accessible on PCs, tablets, and mobile phones, identifies hot topics and trends on social networks and Bing" IDG News Service 10:53 AM
  • "MSN adds new feature to take Internet's pulse: Microsoft's MSN hooking up with hipper sidekick to tune into the latest buzz on the Internet" Associated Press 10:02 AM
  • "Microsoft's New 'msnNOW' Uses Bing to Find What's New, Now" PC Magazine 11:02 AM
  • "msnNOW Launches — Apparently, Not Your Granddaddy's MSN (Video)" AllThingsD 10:02 AM
  • "Xbox 360 firmware update will address color issues" TG Daily 11:27 AM
  • "HP's Whitman: Motorola May Make Android a 'Closed' OS" PC Magazine 11:02 AM
  • "IBM Completes DemandTec Acquisition to Boost Smarter Commerce" eWeek 10:41 AM
  • "IBM's Anjul Bhambhri on What Is a Data Scientist?" Forbes 9:31 PM
  • "Intel to delay Ivy Bridge chips as laptop vendors struggle to clear old stock" V3 11:33 AM
  • "Intel to postpone mass shipments of Ivy Bridge processors" DigiTimes 10:38 AM
  • "Intel 'Ivy Bridge' chip delayed, Windows 8 in September, report claims" CNET News 10:07 AM
  • "Report: Intel May Delay Ivy Bridge, Most of 2012 Looking 'Dark' for Notebook Industry" PCWorld 11:03 AM
  • "Why Cisco Is Challenging Microsoft-Skype Merger: Skype integration with Lync shuts out competing video calling services, hinders interoperability and hurts the entire sector, says Cisco." InformationWeek 10:51 AM
  • "Cisco on Microsoft/Skype: Sour grapes? Appeal of EC approval may indicate non-buyer's remorse" Network World 11:07 AM
  • "Cisco Appeals Skype Ruling: Rival Challenges European Approval of Microsoft Purchase, Seeks Conditions" WSJ.com [Paid Membership Required] 9:42 AM
  • "Cisco aims to blunt the power of Microsoft-Skype merger" Network World 11:06 AM
  • "Oracle, SAP face June retrial or a long wait" Reuters 7:22 PM
  • "Oracle and SAP given June court date for TomorrowNow retrial" IDG News Service 7:23 PM
  • "Limits sought on vehicle electronics" Reuters 11:59 AM
  • "Copyright Holders Dealt Blow in EU Social Networking Case" IDG News Service 11:04 AM
  • "Social Networks Don't Have to Filter Content, EU Court Says" PC Magazine 11:01 AM
  • "ECJ blocks bid to force social networks to monitor users" ZDNet UK 11:47 AM
  • "European Court of Justice blocks net-filtering bid: A social network cannot be required to install an anti-piracy filtering system, the European Court of Justice (ECJ) has ruled." BBC 10:21 AM
  • "Linux skills in demand, wages up: Senior-level skills most sought-after as companies launch Linux projects" Computerworld 10:30 AM
Finances (Click heading for current Apple Stock price.)
Apple News
  • "Apple's Stock May Not Be as Cheap as It Looks" Bloomberg 6:24 PM
  • "Apple 'Most Admired' Status May Be Bad News: Apple is now America's most admired company. Investors may therefore want to think twice before investing in it. Stocks of the most admired companies often fail to produce the returns going forward that investors hope and expect, says MarketWatch's Mark Hulbert." [Video Report] MarketWatch 6:25 PM
  • "The Most Valuable Company in the World" Forbes 7:58 AM
  • "Apple's iPad hang-up has stock below $500" New York Post 7:43 AM
  • "An Apple 'Outside Day'" [Video Report] TheStreet 8:24 AM
Industry News
  • "NetApp among gainers as tech stocks rise" MarketWatch 9:59 AM
  • "U.S. stocks up on Europe debt talks, U.S. data: Dow Jones Industrial Average hasn't hit 13,000 since May 2008" MarketWatch 4:07 PM
  • "U.S. Stocks Rise as Greece Optimism Lifts Banks" Bloomberg 4:07 PM
  • "Stocks Finish Higher on Strong U.S. Data" TheStreet 4:07 PM
  • "Nasdaq hits decade high; stocks close up 1%" CNNMoney 4:07 PM
  • "Dow, Nasdaq Finish at Multi-Year Highs" CNBC 4:08 PM
  • "Dow Closes at Highest Level in 4 Years" WSJ.com [Paid Membership Required] 4:08 PM
  • "Stocks to decline on Europe worries" CNNMoney 9:30 AM
  • "Asian Markets Slide" WSJ.com [Paid Membership Required] 9:49 AM
  • "Asian Stocks Fall on Greece Bailout Delay, Westpac Earnings" Bloomberg 9:53 AM
  • "Asia Markets: Asia stocks fall as Greece worries weigh" MarketWatch 9:43 AM
  • "European Stocks Dip" WSJ.com [Paid Membership Required] 9:49 AM
  • "European Stocks Are Little Changed as U.S. Data Outweigh Greece" Bloomberg 11:51 AM
  • "Europe Markets: Europe hit by Greece but U.S. data curb losses/U.S. jobless claims drop to lowest level since 2008" MarketWatch 9:44 AM
  • "Most active Nasdaq-traded stocks: Nasdaq's 10 most active stocks at the close of trading" Associated Press 6:25 PM
  • "Final Glance: Computer companies/Computer companies shares up at the close of trading" Associated Press 6:26 PM
  • "Midday Glance: Computer companies/Computer companies shares mixed at 1 p.m." Associated Press 1:03 PM
  • "3 Little-Known Tech Stocks in Hedge Fund Spotlight" TheStreet 11:52 AM

 
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