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MacSurfer's Archive: Thursday, February 23, 2012
 

 

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Friday Highlights: China's official news agency, Xinhuanet, interviews Tim Cook who tells of China's importance to Apple, and that "Apple wants everything it develops to enter China market" — more in our Apple/Macintosh section; Apple Pay continues to be in the news as the service gets off the ground to a few glitches, Jan Dawson examines the service as it stands today, and where it is heading; Benzinga looks into whether Apple Pay is safe or not; Macworld has a primer on what to do if you experienced a post-Yosemite install disaster; The Mac Observer explains "handing off calls to your iPhone"; a couple features from Macworld on iTunes 12, including a Q&A with Kirk McElhearn on the new app; more Yosemite system prefs reviewed at eXtensions, Mission Control and Displays; Kraig Becker thinks Apple's productivity suite "should replace Microsoft Office for Mac users"; apparently knock-offs in China responsible for spam deluge impacting iMessage; Sprint ups the ante with a new plan to rent iPhone and upgrade every year; couple Japanese hobbyists hunker down and build a real, working Transformer; iPad mini 3 said to be "hastily glued" and difficult to repair; iPhone 6 Plus seeing app crashing issue?; Six Colors reviews the new Retina iMac, and Kirk McElhearn has one word on his first impressions: "Wow!"; BGR urging Apple to finally fess up and acknowledge display issues with certain MacBook Pro models.

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Apple/Macintosh
  • "Apple Readying 'Products That Will Blow Your Mind'"  Forbes 4:08 PM
  • "Apple keeps stance cash, OKs re-election rule: Firm agrees to majority vote measure for board at annual meeting" MarketWatch 2:40 PM
  • "Apple to Adopt Majority Voting Standard" WSJ.com [Paid Membership Required] 2:41 PM
  • "Cook: Apple's Cash Is 'More Than We Need'" Bloomberg 2:44 PM
  • "Apple Shareholders Meeting: The Latest"  CNBC 4:06 PM
  • "Tim Cook says integrating Twitter has been great but thinks Apple could work more with Facebook" The Next Web 4:07 PM
  • "Apple, Google, Amazon, smartphone makers sign privacy accord"  Reuters 7:31 AM
  • "Apple, Google reach privacy deal, but is it enough?"  Computerworld 7:53 AM
  • "Apple, Google, RIM plaster privacy warnings on prying apps: Mobile software that meddles with your sensitive info must have privacy polices and must display them clearly, California's Attorney General Kamala Harris declared yesterday in a statement agreed by all major app sellers." The Register 8:05 AM
  • "Apple Case in Shanghai Is Suspended"  New York Times [Free/Paid Registration Required] 8:15 AM
  • "Court says Apple can sell iPads in Shanghai" Reuters 7:30 AM
  • "Chinese court rejects injunction to stop iPad sales at Apple stores: Apple faces a possible ban on iPad sales in China because a trademark dispute"  IDG News Service 8:18 AM
  • "Shanghai Court Rejects Proview Request to Halt Apple IPad Sales" Bloomberg 8:01 AM
  • "Apple iPad sale ban case suspended for now in Shanghai: Apple can for now continue to sell the iPad tablet in Shanghai after a court ruling over naming rights was suspended on Thursday." BBC 10:27 AM
  • "China court rejects injunction against Apple's iPad" Daily Telegraph 6:18 PM
  • "Apple sidesteps iPad ban in Shanghai, but Proview is far from done" CNET News 8:05 AM
  • "Apple IPad Trademark Fight Unveils Bank of China as Opponent" Bloomberg 7:30 AM
  • "Proview creditor Bank of China may push to settle with Apple over iPad trademark" The Next Web 8:14 AM
  • "Apple vs Bank of China in iPad Shanghai showdown/Apple's IPAD trademark fight in China has taken on a whole new dimension: its opponent isn't merely defunct monitor biz Proview, but the state-backed Bank of China." The Register 9:25 AM
  • "No end to iPad clash" ["But one debt-ridden company in China, Proview, is alleging that it is the rightful owner of the trademark for the name of one of Apple's signature devices. The claim has resulted in government officials yanking the tablet from store shelves in some Chinese cities, despite high demand for the product."] Boston Globe 8:14 AM
  • "Proview Sues Apple in U.S. Over iPad" WSJ.com [Paid Membership Required] 7:50 PM
  • "Apple, Foxconn Respond to ABC News' Report on Working Conditions" ABC News Radio 7:30 AM
  • "Apple keeps fighting for ITC import ban against Motorola Mobility" Foss Patents 4:07 PM
  • "Apple Acquires Chomp; App Store Search And Discovery To Be Completely Revamped" TechCrunch 6:27 PM
OS X
News
  • "Apple at Odds With Rival Browser Makers Over 'Do Not Track' Button" Mashable 4:20 PM
  • "Flashback Mac Trojan Horse Infections Increasing with New Variant" Intego 11:09 AM
  • "Going Viral: New Mac Trojan Discovered" Apple Bitch 12:40 PM
  • "Apple Releases 'Mastered for iTunes,' But Sticks With Compressed Files" PC Magazine 12:07 PM
AppleCare/Troubleshooting
  • "How To address a constant reboot loop in OS X" MacFixIt 8:09 PM
  • "What to do when the OS X Finder requires passwords for managing files" MacFixIt 12:41 PM
  • "Lion notes [updated] warn of a Finder bug that wipes out data, offer WiFi troubleshooting tips and discuss workflow changes." MacInTouch 4:29 PM
  • "How to use multiple displays with your Mac" Apple Support 4:20 PM
Reviews/How-To/Tips
  • "Digging deeper: Smaller changes in OS X Mountain Lion" GigaOM 7:20 PM
  • "Inside OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion: Screen Sharing adds drag and drop file transfers" AppleInsider 8:31 AM
  • "Mountain Lion Messages On Your iPhone: Messages Beta for Mountain Lion lets you start a conversation on one iOS device and continue it on another--most of the time." BYTE 4:27 PM
  • "Mac Messages Beta Consolidates Many Apps" BYTE 4:27 PM
  • "The BIG browser benchmark! Chrome 17 vs Opera 11 vs Firefox 10 vs IE9 vs Safari 5" ZDNet 12:00 PM
  • "How to Auto-Embed Album Art in Your iTunes Tracks" Techland 8:33 AM
  • "Better Touch Tool Puts You In Control Of Gestures On Your Mac [50 Mac Essentials #48] Cult of Mac 8:31 AM
  • "Yet Another Easy, Free Way To Convert Audio And Video Files On Your Mac" NoodleMac 7:56 AM
  • "The Coolest 99-cent Mac Photo App Adds Depth Of Field Effects After You Take A Photo" Mac 360 7:54 AM
  • "How To Get Instagram On Your Mac" McSolo 7:54 AM
  • "The Warp Speed Calculator Every Mac Trekkie Needs" BohemianBoomer 7:56 AM
  • "How-to: Enable iCal's super-secret Debug menu; and 14-day weeks" ZDNet 4:22 PM
  • "Quick Tip: What to do when Bluetooth Abandons your Mac" iSource 8:29 AM
  • "12 Keyboard Shortcuts for Navigating & Selecting Text in Mac OS X" OS X Daily 4:20 PM
  • "10.7: Make Lion honor the com.apple.ScreenSharing DoNotSendSystemKeys default" Mac OS X Hints 10:13 AM
  • "Mac Tip: Clear The Screen Clutter Of Other Applications" MacTrast 4:22 PM
Op/Ed
  • "Application discussion offers tips and troubleshooting advice about filling out downloaded PDF forms, plus a link to a Flash roadmap from Adobe." MacInTouch 4:29 PM
  • "Apple To Overhaul ITunes Store? What About ITunes Itself?" MacNews 7:59 AM
  • "OS X Mountain Lion: 7 Out of 10 Ain't Bad" MacNewsWorld 8:38 AM
  • "The OS X Mountain Lion-like Apps Already On Your Mac" TeraTalks 7:53 AM
Press Releases
  • "Newtek shipping new LightWave 11" Architosh 10:27 AM
  • "'Batman Arkham City Lockdown' Gets a Big Update" Touch Arcade 9:24 AM
  • "Tipard's Newly Upgraded Video Converter for Mac: Perfectly Supports Mac OS 10.7.3" PRNewswire 8:58 AM
  • "Cut The Rope For Mac Now Available To Download" App Advice 8:25 AM
  • "2012: Best LiveCode Dev Add-ons at 89% off for Mac, iOS, Win and Linux" prMac 11:52 AM
  • "24U Software updates FM Bench" prMac 7:52 AM
  • "Viewfinder Effect for FCP X, Motion and AE Released by SUGARfx" prMac 7:51 AM
  • "24 Hour Sale of Yummy FTP on the Mac App Store" prMac 7:51 AM
  • "Doremisoft PDF to Flash Converter Mac is now available on Mac App Store" prMac 7:51 AM
  • "SEIntelligence 2.5 Adds Support for Google Plus" prMac 7:51 AM
  • "DiskAid 5.1 for Mac adds iCloud Document Storage Support" prMac 7:31 AM
General Interest/Potpourri
  • "Report: Apple's iPhone 4 was most purchased smartphone in 2011" Macworld 6:45 PM
  • "Apple's iPhone TV Ads: The Complete Campaign The story behind all 84 TBWA spots so far, beginning with the first teaser"  AdWeek 12:06 PM
  • "TrendForce: 2012 Tablet Sales to Hit 100 Million; iPad to Take Up 60% Market Share" TrendForce 8:30 AM
  • "Infographic: Apple and iPad Dominate Mobile PC Sales"  LAPTOP Magazine 4:20 PM
  • "Apple's iPad Set to Dominate 2012 with 60% Market Share" PadGadget 8:30 AM
  • "Apple Named Top 'Mobile PC' Maker, Thanks to iPad" PC Magazine 4:09 PM
  • "With iPad included, Apple tops 2011 mobile PC sales" Electronista 10:13 AM
  • "Android apps are too expensive: - Apple's more mature, controlled retail environment drives app price competitiveness"  Canalys 4:21 PM
  • "Air Force Grounds Plan for Cockpit iPads" AllThingsD 8:33 AM
  • "Air Force Unit Cancels iPad Procurement: Special Operations Command had planned to acquire nearly 3,000 iPads to transfer paper-based flight information and technical manuals to an electronic format." InformationWeek 10:15 AM
  • "Air Force Drops Plans for iPad Flight Bags Over Security Concerns" The Mac Observer 8:59 AM
  • "Apple and Microsoft United by a Common Enemy" ["Well, Cupertino and Redmond have inadvertently teamed up, united by a common enemy that is trying to make a mockery of the FRAND (fair, reasonable, and non-discriminatory) terms that require Motorola to license its IP."] DailyFinance 8:17 AM
  • "Apple Is Scouting Another Seattle Location: Rumors have been swirling for the past 15 months about potential downtown Seattle locations for an Apple store, and now tipsters are pointing to the Broadacres Building on 2nd Avenue, where three levels of space will become available when Nordstrom Rack relocates in the coming months." ifoAppleStore 8:29 AM
  • "Apple's New Retail Store Within Harrods Will Open In Time For iPad 3 [Rumor] Cult of Mac 8:31 AM
  • "T-Mobile: iPhone 4S launch killed us as contract customers fled" ZDNet 8:25 AM
  • "T-Mobile USA loses more customers to iPhone, looks to rebound with LTE" GeekWire 8:37 AM
  • "Apple Maintains Top Mobile Computer Share" MacNews 8:00 AM
  • "Fans plan birthday party for Steve Jobs" New York Post 11:37 AM
  • "Migrants elbow for Foxconn jobs despite labor probe" Reuters 1:10 PM
  • "Can the Chinese consumer save the world?" The Globe and Mail [Free Registration Required] 7:30 AM
  • "Forgotten Apple founder takes to Facebook to explain his decision to quit after 12 days" The Next Web 8:40 AM
Non-Apple News
  • "Samsung announces armor-plated Android, the Rugby Smart" CNET News 12:09 PM
  • "New 'Power Felt' Could Charge Your Phone with Body Heat" Techland 11:51 AM
  • "Sony admits to Vita memory card flub" TG Daily 11:43 AM
  • "Self-propelled device swims through bloodstream" TG Daily 11:43 AM
  • "Adobe reveals more on CS6 and Creative Cloud launch plans" Computerworld 11:20 AM
  • "LG Unveils Android Lineup Ahead of Mobile World Congress" PCWorld 11:17 AM
  • "Can we pull the plug on the plug? Wireless power may have made its debut a century ago, but only now is it beginning to surge its way into homes, businesses and garages. Kevin Bullis goes to visit a company taking (and then removing) a lead in the field." The Independent 10:57 AM
  • "Philips Electronics suffers website security breach as hackers strike" V3 11:53 AM
  • "Bringing Philips back from the brink: Meet the man with the considerable task of bringing Philips, Europe's largest electronics maker, back to life." Fortune 10:49 AM
  • "Memory firms detail sub-20-nm NAND chips" EE Times 10:41 AM
  • "Chrome to support Do Not Track privacy feature" CNET News 10:09 AM
  • "T-Mobile to launch 4G LTE in US next year" CNET News 10:08 AM
  • "Nokia likely to unveil Lumia 610 and 900 phones next week" CNET News 10:08 AM
  • "iPhone sucks subscribers away from T-Mobile USA" Associated Press [Free Registration Required] 9:47 AM
  • "AU Optronics: panel prices stable in first quarter" MarketWatch 9:45 AM
  • "Pinterest takes on social, e-commerce worlds" Computerworld 10:35 AM
  • "Start-Ups Follow Pinterest's Lead" WSJ.com [Paid Membership Required] 9:38 AM
Publications/Podcasts
  • "Mac Geek Gab Premium Podcast: MGG 383: Switching Mail Replies, Timed Macros, Hard Drive Fun & More" The Mac Observer 4:19 PM
Hardware/Software
  • "A Tale of Two Displays: Our fine friends at Macrumors sent us a special little something in the mail the other day – the same purported iPad 3 screen with which they confirmed the existence of a 'Retina' display! Since they had no means of hooking up the LCD to an iPad 2, we investigated the issue a bit further and saw if we could get their LCD running on the current-gen iPad.So, does the 'iPad 3" LCD work in an iPad 2? No. And here's the reason why:" iFixit 4:22 PM
  • "New Video of purported 'iPad 3' screen supports Retina Display rumors" AppleInsider 6:26 PM
  • "Supposed iPad 3 display goes under the microscope again" CNET News 6:28 PM
  • "Apple getting ready to ditch the traditional iPhone, iPad, and iPod dock connector" iMore 8:16 PM
  • "Quick Note: Is Neonode Licensing Swipe-to-Unlock IP to Apple?" DailyTech 8:38 AM
  • "Apple Maintains Top Mobile PC Share Position: NPD Group" eWeek 11:08 AM
  • "Another iOS 5 Security Flaw Allows Anyone To Access Your Camera Roll" Cult of Mac 9:24 AM
  • "Here's The Latest iOS Bug Everyone's Freaking Out About" Business Insider 8:13 AM
Apple Patent Applications
  • "A Series of New Apple Inventions Reveal a DJ-Styled Crossfading Feature, Advanced Camera Sensors & Possible 3D Motion TV Remote" Patently Apple 9:17 AM
  • "Apple Patent Is For A Location-Based Profile On A Mobile Device" MacNews 8:57 AM
  • "Apple Working On Ways To Improve Its Microphones" MacNews 8:57 AM
AppleCare/Helps
  • "Apple issues firmware update for 2011 Mac models" Macworld 7:21 PM
  • "Lots of Macs get EFI Firmware updates" 9 to 5 Mac 7:52 PM
Price Trackers/Deals
  • "Greedy Bankers vs The World For iPad Is Temporarily Available For Free (Normally $2.99)" Apple Sliced 7:58 AM
  • "Monkey Bongo For iPhone and iPad Is Free Right Now (Previously $2.99)" Apple Sliced 7:58 AM
  • "Zombie : The Rescue For iPhone Is Free Today (Was $0.99)" Apple Sliced 7:58 AM
  • "Mac mini Prices & Sales" MacPrices 8:06 AM

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Reviews/How-To/Tutorials/Tips
Reviews
  • "Review: Pelican i1075 – An Insanely Tough Waterproof Case for the iPad" MacTrast 4:22 PM
  • "Trident Case Kraken AMS Case for iPhone 4/4S" iLounge 4:21 PM
  • "Review: Mophie Juice Pack Plus and Hip Holster" Run Around Tech 4:20 PM
  • "Video Review: ION Factory Predator Zero Case for the iPhone 4/4s" Run Around Tech 9:04 AM
  • "Incipio's Silicrylic offers unique two-piece design" Macworld 8:41 AM
  • "Mujjo fisheye lens review: Fun photography accessory for iPhone, iPad, iPod touch" iMore 8:40 AM
  • "Free: Make Your Own Photo Puzzles On A Mac" Mac 360 7:56 AM
iPad/iPhone/iPod touch Apps
  • "Microsoft Office for iPad: How you might use it" CNN 6:43 PM
  • "Windows on the iPad, and Speedy" New York Times [Free/Paid Registration Required] 8:01 AM
  • "OnLive Desktop Plus: Windows at Its Speedy Best — on Your iPad" Techland 8:34 AM
  • "OnLive brings Windows, Flash to iPad" USA Today 7:37 AM
  • "OnLive Adds Cloud Browser to Virtual Windows Desktop" PC Magazine 8:13 AM
  • "First Look: OnLive Desktop Plus" Macworld 10:13 AM
  • "OnLive Desktop Plus impressions: A Windows 7 desktop on your iPad, now with a browser" Digital Trends 12:07 PM
  • "InstaMatch Review: A game of pairs that always offers different images, courtesy of Instagram's users." 148Apps 9:24 AM
  • "iPad Appidemic: Reforge – Waveform Editor" AppleTell 8:37 AM
  • "ClearTune review: ClearTune is an instrument tuner that works on both iOS and Android mobile devices." PC Advisor 8:37 AM
  • "Turn your Android or iPhone into a controller for Flash games" CNET 4:24 PM
  • "iPad App Explores George Harrison's Guitar Collection, Music" Wired 8:19 AM
  • "The 2 Best Digital Ink Apps for the iPad" Best App Site 7:53 AM
  • "Digital Art: [s]edition and Sedition Art for iOS Devices" eXtensions 8:46 AM
  • "Lume: Gorgeous Graphics, Disappointingly Short" App Advice 9:25 AM
  • "Pizza Vs. Skeletons Review: One of the oddest themed games on the App Store, Pizza Vs. Skeletons is silly, casual, gaming goodness" 148Apps 8:38 AM
  • "Rush City Review: Rush City is an endless runner where players control an escaping alien, avoiding helicopters and perilous falls while collecting stars and completing objectives." 148Apps 12:41 PM
How-To/Tutorial
  • "Install iOS '86 Theme on iPhone & iPod touch" OS X Daily 8:37 AM
Tips
  • "Where and When to Sell Your iPad 2 for the Most Money" Gizmodo 6:43 PM
  • "Pro Tip: how to quickly open your last email draft in iOS" iDownload Blog 4:25 PM
  • "Turn Off Repeated Alerts For Messages On Your iOS Device [iOS Tip] Cult of Mac 4:21 PM
  • "Dear Aunt TUAW: Help me transfer music into iOS iTunes" TUAW 2:35 PM
Analysis/Commentary/Editorial/Opinion
  • "iPhones sweep list of 2011"s best-selling smartphones in U.S." AppleInsider 9:30 PM
  • "Apple acquires Chomp to make its App Store search and discovery actually useful" The Next Web 6:28 PM
  • "Apple aquires Chomp to help with that iTunes revamp" 9 to 5 Mac 7:54 PM
  • "Cassandra -Friday Review -The Weekend Arrives" eXtensions 7:37 PM
  • "Android apps more expensive on average than iPhone counterparts" TUAW 5:46 PM
  • "Will An Avalanche of iPads Crush Business Networks?" Wired Magazine 5:46 PM
  • "The BYOD struggle: From writing custom apps to defining security" Network World 4:24 PM
  • "Cook, Apple's success take center stage at annual shareholder meeting" Macworld 8:31 PM
  • "At Apple Conclave, Nothing but Good News" New York Times [Free/Paid Registration Required] 7:00 PM
  • "Special Report: Tim Cook addresses Apple shareholders with wit, passion and analytical focus" AppleInsider 5:22 PM
  • "Apple CEO Tim Cook: Facebook Is A 'Friend,' And I Always Thought We Should Do More Together" Business Insider 4:06 PM
  • "iConfess: Why an Android fan recommends the iPhone" BGR 2:42 PM
  • "The iPad isn't a PC — so let's not count it that way" GigaOM 12:07 PM
  • "Will Google beat Apple to a voice-controlled television?" Digital Trends 12:07 PM
  • "These iOS vs. Android Flame Wars Have To Stop" TechCrunch 11:50 AM
  • "$199 iPad is a bad idea" BetaNews 12:06 PM
  • "Is smaller better for iPad size? Two gadget repair gurus weigh in" Network World 11:37 AM
  • "What Cameras Inside Foxconn Found" New York Times [Free/Paid Registration Required] 4:20 PM
  • "China's 'Apple authoritarianism'" Reuters 4:06 PM
  • "Could Foxconn's Wage Rises be a Competitive Advantage For Apple?" Forbes 12:08 PM
  • "Apple Under Fire for Poisoning iPhone Makers" Minyanville 11:52 AM
  • "Apple's Foxconn Transparency: Brilliant or Bad PR Move?" PCWorld 11:37 AM
  • "Apple iPhone factory workers' petition begs for reform" CBS News 11:09 AM
  • "SumOfUs Protests iPhone Factory Conditions at Apple Shareholder Meeting" The Mac Observer 12:40 PM
  • "Boycott Apple until it fixes its China labor problem: Does Apple have more blood on its hands than Dell or HP? No, but it has the best chance of changing China's abusive practices" InfoWorld 11:08 AM
  • "Foxconn and Apple Respond to ABC Report" Mashable 10:14 AM
  • "Does Apple care about jailbreaking anymore?" iDownload Blog 10:13 AM
  • "The Macalope Daily: McHistory lesson" Macworld [Insider Content] 10:13 AM
  • "Does Apple Make $30 Per iPhone for Every Dollar it Pays Workers to Make Them?" PC Magazine 8:16 AM
  • "This iPhone 5 Design Concept Must Be Seen To Be Believed" Business Insider 8:13 AM
  • "Applehoo!? Don't think so." MacSponge 12:00 PM
  • "The Pros And Cons Of Apple Buying Yahoo!" PixoBebo 7:56 AM
  • "Microsoft vs. Apple: If You Can't Beat 'Em, Join 'Em?" The Motley Fool 12:08 PM
  • "Microsoft to Release Office for iPad on iPad 3 Launch Day?" PadGadget 10:14 AM
  • "Microsoft Office for the iPad is all about the Enterprise" 9 to 5 Mac 8:37 AM
  • "iPad + Office + Apple + Microsoft: Why It All Makes Sense"  SplatF 7:52 AM
Non-Apple
  • "BYOD: Wins, hurdles and lessons for 2012" ZDNet 11:59 AM
  • "Why Adobe is right to abandon Linux, why it's no big deal, and why this could be bad for Mozilla" ZDNet 11:59 AM
  • "An Easy Way to Quickly Crop Your Facebook Timeline Cover Photo" Techland 11:51 AM
  • "'Do Not Track' button — what it will and won't do" Washington Post [Free Registration Required] 11:55 AM
  • "Obama's Consumer Privacy Bill of Rights: 9 Facts/Here's what you need to know about the White House's new proposed consumer privacy framework--and its limits." InformationWeek 12:11 PM
  • "Does Obama's Online 'Consumer Privacy Bill of Rights' Get the Job Done?" Techland 11:51 AM
  • "Compact discs - is the end near?" TG Daily 11:44 AM
  • "Here's What 'Post-PC' Looks Like: Over Half Of Info Workers Use 3 Or More Devices At Work" TechCrunch 11:39 AM
  • "There is no ethical smartphone: But if we use our amazing devices correctly, we can change that" Salon 11:27 AM
  • "Review: Vita sets new standard for portable games" Associated Press 11:24 AM
  • "How to Build Multiple Layers of Security for Your Small Business" CIO 11:20 AM
  • "In your face: Affordable videoconferencing/Video calls shouldn't just be for iPad users. Here's a guide to today's face-to-face tools, for businesses large and small" InfoWorld 10:54 AM
  • "Canalys: Android apps cost 2.5X more than iPhone apps" Fortune 10:48 AM
  • "Mobile Devices Pose Growing Threat to SMB Security" eWeek 10:42 AM
  • "How mobiles of the future will get under our skin" CNN 10:32 AM
  • "Google Music not living up to expectations (exclusive)" CNET News 10:07 AM
  • "Motorola Droid Razr Maxx Review" HotHardware 9:59 AM
  • "Why your cell phone bill is going up" CNNMoney 9:33 AM
  • "Google's losing bet on hardware manufacturers" Edible Apple 11:09 AM
  • "Not Even Android Fans Will Defend Samsung's Latest Galaxy Note Spot [Video] Cult of Android 10:13 AM
  • "Why Google Digital Glasses Are Prescription for Disaster" PCWorld 8:52 AM
  • "Google's Terminator Glasses Are Everything Great And Terrible About The Company All At Once" Business Insider 8:30 AM
Humor/Cartoons
  • "There's room in the market for a device that's bigger than a phone but smaller than a tablet." Dilbert [cartoon] 8:23 AM
Press Releases/Products/Public Relations
  • "comScore Releases the '2012 Mobile Future in Focus' Report" comScore 6:44 PM
  • "Steve Jobs And Siri Become One With This Upcoming Mod [Jailbreak] Cult of Mac 5:24 PM
  • "Prince of Persia Returns To The App Store In March With A Brand New Look" App Advice 4:25 PM
  • "Skitch for iPad adds parental controls, new drawing tool" iLounge 4:24 PM
  • "'Sonic the Hedgehog 4: Episode 2' Trailer Hits" Touch Arcade 4:20 PM
  • "Realmac says Clear got 350K downloads in 9 days, talks iPad and Mac versions" The Next Web 2:45 PM
  • "Crazy-Expensive iPad DAC Is Gorgeously Excessive" Cult of Mac 2:30 PM
  • "Booq's Python Bags Tote Cameras, iPads and MacBooks Together" Cult of Mac 10:13 AM
  • "Twilio Client iOS SDK Puts VoIP In Any App, Turning iPads Into Call Centers" TechCrunch 11:50 AM
  • "Twilio Client for iOS hopes to woo developers with easy calling integration" VentureBeat 9:04 AM
  • "Twilio makes it a breeze to add voice calling to iOS apps with a new native SDK" The Next Web 9:04 AM
  • "iFrogz NearField Audio amplifies your mobile device speaker" Insanely Great Mac 8:46 AM
  • "Time and Expense Tracking On the Go – CurdBee Mobile for iPhone, Android and Blackberry" PRWeb 8:44 AM
  • "Recent Apple Numbers Show That the Best Investment Opportunities Are in Technology, According to Profit Confidential" PRWeb 8:44 AM
  • "Guess Your Songs Music Quiz Game Launches on iOS, Facebook and the Web." PRWeb 8:44 AM
  • "Ninja Splash 1.1 Free on iOS: Tilt Based Platformer" PRWeb 8:44 AM
  • "Speed DAmon 1.5 for iOS - Maneuver Off-Road Motorcycle Over Obstacles" PRWeb 8:44 AM
  • "How to Use Ipad to its Full Potential Guide Now Available - Ipad Video Lesssons by Ipad Pete Shows The Best iPad Tips and Tricks" PRWeb 8:44 AM
  • "Maps 3D iPhone App: Ex-Garmin Associate Launches Outdoor GPS Navigation with 3D Terrain Display for Hiking, Biking and Skiing" PRWeb 8:43 AM
  • "New Rhythm Game 'The Real DJ' Poised to Rule iTunes App Store" PRWeb 8:43 AM
  • "Zombie: The Rescue Sale—Popular Zombie Puzzler For Free" PRWeb 8:43 AM
  • "Nuance's Dragon Go! for iPhone Now Helps You Find TV Shows, Movies and More from Hulu Plus" Business Wire 8:42 AM
  • "World Ultrabooks and MacBook Air Market Future Discussed in New Report Published at MarketPublishers.com" Business Wire 8:42 AM
  • "ManageEngine Frees CIOs from Desktop Bondage with Integrated IT Management on the iPad" Business Wire 8:42 AM
  • "Want to tell your iPhone which movie you want to watch? With Dragon Go! & Hulu Plus, you can" The Next Web 8:41 AM
  • "OnLive Desktop Plus Brings Internet Explorer 9 And Adobe Flash To The iPad" Redmond Pie 8:40 AM
  • "OnLive Desktop Plus Brings Flash To The iPad For $4.99 Per Month" Cult of Mac 8:31 AM
  • "GymBrain for iPhone combines a set counter with a recovery and workout timer - all with one tap." Zero One Twenty 7:52 AM
  • "Bird Song Alarm Clock Wakes iPhone Users Naturally" prMac 7:52 AM
  • "Introducing muser - A Beautiful Inspiration App for Writers" prMac 7:52 AM
  • "Irresistible New Action-Puzzler released on iOS - Fuzzy Cubes" prMac 7:52 AM
  • "Maps 3D iPhone app: Outdoor GPS navigation with 3D terrain display" prMac 7:51 AM
  • "Small ad studio makes Big Leap into App Development" prMac 7:51 AM
  • "WorkAround.me - a real-time location-based recruitment app" prMac 7:51 AM
  • "PicShop - The only Photo Editor you will love to use" prMac 7:51 AM
  • "Dino Palooza - tower defense - is absolutely Free for a weekend" prMac 7:51 AM
  • "Securifi Announces Almond - World's 1st WiFi Router for the rest of us" prMac 7:31 AM
Computer Industry
  • "Motorola Mobility Open to Resolving Microsoft Patent Dispute" Bloomberg 10:03 AM
  • "Veterans Affairs May Dump Microsoft Office: Department will consider Web-based suites as it looks to replace current hodgepodge of Microsoft Office versions." InformationWeek 10:16 AM
  • "Bing Linked Pages Allows Users to Influence Search Results" PC Magazine 11:15 AM
  • "Microsoft apes Google social search master plan" The Register 11:47 AM
  • "Microsoft provides sneak peek of next Visual Studio beta" ZDNet 11:58 AM
  • "Microsoft to developers - Here's how touch is supposed to work" ZDNet 11:59 AM
  • "Meg Whitman: H-P at Beginning of Multi-Year Transformation" WSJ Blogs 2:49 PM
  • "H-P shares sink to one-month low as sales drop: Analyst likens it to a slow and steady turtle that could win race" MarketWatch 12:05 PM
  • "HP slips on concerns of delay in turnaround" Reuters 9:51 AM
  • "HP's Earnings Shows Major Challenges" [Video Report] CNBC 9:55 AM
  • "HP to Simplify Its Way Out of Current Slump" PC Magazine 11:15 AM
  • "HP insists Whitman is new broom to clean up execution" The Register 11:48 AM
  • "HP printer business facing challenges" Financial Times [Paid Membership Required] 10:44 AM
  • "NPD: Apple Still On Top In Mobile PC Shipments, But HP Takes The Cake In Notebooks" TechCrunch 11:40 AM
  • "What's Next For IBM Security? IBM's new security mantra for enterprises might be summed up like this: Think big, see small. It's marrying security monitoring, big data analytics, and threat intelligence." InformationWeek 10:13 AM
  • "Dell Goes on Ultrabook Diet With Slimmed-Down Laptop" WSJ.com [Paid Membership Required] 9:39 AM
  • "Oracle tempts Red Hat users with Ksplice kernel security patch trial" V3 11:53 AM
  • "More reasons to wait for Ivy Bridge laptops" CNET 9:21 PM
  • "AMD Working on Graphics Processor for PlayStation 4 - Report.: Sony PlayStation 4 May Be Powered by AMD" X-bit labs 9:19 PM
  • "Cisco: Customers drove us to block Microsoft/Skype/CEO Chambers says appeal is on behalf of users expecting interoperability" Network World 11:19 AM
  • "Obama Says Privacy Isn't Dead As White House Calls For 'Consumer Privacy Bill of Rights'" Forbes 10:47 AM
  • "White House pushes for new privacy codes of conduct" IDG News Service 10:36 AM
  • "White House pushes online privacy bill of rights" CNNMoney 9:33 AM
  • "White House unveils plan to protect online privacy" Reuters 10:03 AM
  • "White House, Consumers in Mind, Offers Online Privacy Guidelines" New York Times [Free/Paid Registration Required] 10:10 AM
  • "Web Firms to Adopt 'No Track' Button: A coalition of Internet giants including Google Inc. has agreed to support a do-not-track button to be embedded in most Web browsers—a move that the industry had been resisting for more than a year." WSJ.com [Paid Membership Required] 9:40 AM
  • "Consumer Privacy Bill of Rights" CNNMoney 10:32 AM
  • "Wireless Spectrum Deal Could Unleash Super Wi-Fi: Washington budget agreement could ward off congestion and aid innovation." Technology Review 11:41 AM
  • "Price of DRAM plunges to all-time low of around $1" IDG News Service 10:55 AM
Finances (Click heading for current Apple Stock price.)
Apple News
  • "Apple's strong stock mollifies shareholders/Commentary: Investors not demanding much from tech darling" MarketWatch 4:08 PM
  • "Apple puts board re-election in the hands of shareholders" CNET News 2:32 PM
  • "Apple Shareholders Meeting: No News, No Complaints, No Dividend" AllThingsD 2:29 PM
  • "Special Report: Tim Cook fields questions on Apple dividends, a stock split, iTunes content deals" AppleInsider 4:21 PM
  • "Apple Shareholder Meeting Live Blog" TheStreet 12:08 PM
  • "Apple: No dividend & we're not buying Greece" GigaOM 4:21 PM
  • "Apple Shareholders Approve Majority Vote for Elected Directors" The Mac Observer 12:40 PM
  • "Apple shareholders: The odds are against a dividend today" Fortune 8:18 AM
  • "Apple Investors Divided on Dividends" TheStreet 9:35 AM
  • "Ahead of the Bell: Apple to meet with shareholders" Associated Press 8:19 AM
Industry News
  • "Dow 14,000 just needs Apple sauce" MarketWatch 2:42 PM
  • "Tech stocks gain behind Apple, MetroPCS" MarketWatch 4:30 PM
  • "U.S. stock indexes climb on economic data: Crude's rise cause for concern, given potential impact on consumer" MarketWatch 4:30 PM
  • "Dow Average Rises to Highest Since May 2008" Bloomberg 4:30 PM
  • "IBM Tugs Dow Into Positive Territory, H-P Weighs" FOXBusiness 10:51 AM
  • "Stocks End Higher After Encouraging Economic Data" TheStreet 4:30 PM
  • "Stocks End Higher, Dow Closes Shy of 13,000" CNBC 4:30 PM
  • "Stocks close higher on positive economic data" CNNMoney 4:30 PM
  • "Blue Chips End Strong: Stocks overcame early losses, buoyed by economic data and strong performances from two individual stocks that helped pull up indexes." WSJ.com [Paid Membership Required] 4:30 PM
  • "Economic optimism to boost stocks" CNNMoney 9:30 AM
  • "Asian Markets End Mostly Lower" WSJ.com [Paid Membership Required] 9:45 AM
  • "Most Asia Stocks Drop on U.S. Housing Data, China Growth Concern" Bloomberg 9:47 AM
  • "Asia Markets: Asian stocks mostly lower, but Japan rises" MarketWatch 9:41 AM
  • "European Stocks Decline on Concern Economy Will Shrink in 2012" Bloomberg 9:48 AM
  • "Europe Markets: European stocks dragged lower by growth fears/Commerzbank weighed by plans for capital increase" MarketWatch 12:02 PM
  • "Most active Nasdaq-traded stocks: Nasdaq's 10 most active stocks at 1 p.m." Associated Press 1:10 PM
  • "Midday Glance: Computer companies/Computer companies shares mixed at 1 p.m." Associated Press 1:10 PM
  • "Final Glance: Computer companies" CNBC 5:23 PM

 
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