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MacSurfer's Archive: Tuesday, February 28, 2012
 

 

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Good idea/Bad idea: Apple opening up OS X betas to the public? Vote for the results in the left column below or go straight to the results here.

Wednesday Highlights: Apple announces record sales for March quarter with revenue of $45.6 billion and $10.2 billion profit, also announced is a board-approved 7-for-1 stock split alongside a dividend increase; Forbes' Mark Rogowsky sums up what all the analysts are predicting: "Flat revenues, minimal earnings growth due only to share buybacks, a tiny uptick in iPhone sales offset by a downtick in iPad sales."; Chris Ciaccia hopes future plans get spelled out by Cook and team as Apple is being "squeezed for new breakthrough product as iPhone and iPad sales go flat"; more in our Apple/Macintosh, and Finances sections; meanwhile the Samsung vs. Apple saga continues into day 10 with the South Korean company gunning for Apple's FaceTime having purchased a patent covering its technology; and Google is apparently shouldering some of the money for Samsung in their fight against Apple; EE Times sees "tech talent war" starting once the no-poaching case between Apple, Google is resolved; Apple allowing public to sign up for beta testing OS X; smart move says Jonny Evans; Mac OS X Hints has a how-to for creating a Fusion Drive with a recovery partition; Fortune takes us on a tour of Apple's Amsterdam store; new TV ad hits the airwaves in which Apple calls up the Pixies; hack allows you to use AirPlay with Google Play Music; GottaBeMobile reviews the MacBook Pro Retina after 6 months of use; Matt Haughey recounts Steve Jobs' connection to rural Oregon; ZDNet review of Samsung's Galaxy S5, "solid...but could have been better"; and you remember Linux, right? Well Ars Technica reviews the latest Ubuntu, concluding it misses boat on big changes.

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Apple/Macintosh
  • "How Apple snookered Proview to get the iPad trademark: Fresh details of the subterfuge emerge in a U.S. lawsuit. Apple doesn't deny any of it."  Fortune 7:59 AM
  • "Proview accuses Apple of fraud, unfair competition"  Washington Post [Free Registration Required] 8:05 AM
  • "Proview drags Apple through a legal hailstorm" Financial Times [Paid Membership Required] 3:01 PM
  • "How do you like THEM apples? Proview seeks global rights to iPad name" Associated Press 9:25 AM
  • "Proview Hits Apple With Big-Bucks iPad Lawsuit, Claims It Was Tricked" MacNewsWorld 5:40 PM
  • "Proview's Apple iPad rights war goes global, reaches ESSEX: Failed Asian monitor biz Proview has filed an amended complaint to a US court against Apple, implicating a company registered in the UK and seeking to regain worldwide rights to the IPAD trademark." The Register 11:19 AM
  • "On the ropes, Apple's China nemesis still dreams" Reuters 8:05 AM
  • "Samsung mum on Apple ahead of critical rulings" The Korea Times 8:09 AM
  • "Samsung nervous ahead of critical Apple rulings: CEO of South Korean firm keeping quiet on Apple and German court cases"  Macworld UK 8:08 AM
  • "German Court Rules in Favor of Apple" Zacks 8:47 AM
  • "Google, Apple Named in 'Street View' Patent Suit" PCWorld 9:25 AM
  • "Apple Proposes Spectacular Store For Portland" ifoAppleStore 5:40 PM
OS X
News
  • "The value of the OS X monopoly"  asymco 10:04 AM
  • "Apple introduces its Developer ID program" AppleTell 8:13 AM
  • "Apple Developer IDs Bring Us One Brick Closer to an OS X Walled Garden" Gizmodo 8:13 AM
  • "Apple developing new audio file format to offer 'adaptive streaming': Format will provide high- or low-quality files to iCloud users"  The Guardian 8:47 AM
  • "Apple Reportedly Developing High-Definition Audio Format with 'Adaptive Streaming'" MacRumors 8:47 AM
  • "Apple Really Is Developing a New Streaming Audio Format" Gizmodo 8:44 AM
  • "Apple rumored to be developing new audio format designed for iCloud streaming" AppleInsider 8:59 AM
  • "Apple Releases MacBook Pro EFI Firmware Update 2.8" MacRumors 5:28 PM
AppleCare/Troubleshooting
  • "Aperture 3: How to install Aperture 3 from the Mac App Store after installing the Aperture trial" Apple Support 8:34 PM
  • "MainStage 2.2.1: Optimizing latency in MainStage 2.2.1" Apple Support 8:34 PM
  • "Final Cut Pro X: Best practices for creating layered graphics files" Apple Support 8:34 PM
Reviews/How-To/Tips
  • "Inside OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion: a Preview of how Apple is improving file renaming" AppleInsider 10:52 AM
  • "OS X Mountain Lion brings iOS features to Macs" TechRepublic 4:44 PM
  • "Snapheal Photo Editor for Mac Review" Mac|Life 9:24 AM
  • "Review: DrawScribe, the natural way to draw vectors in Illustrator" IT.Enquirer 8:08 AM
  • "Review: Palua 3.0: Function Key Toggle Switch for the Rest of Us" The PC Weenies 7:37 AM
  • "Upload Video To Multiple Hosts With OneLoad" BYTE 11:57 AM
  • "How To: create your own iPhone ringtones" Ars Technica 8:40 AM
  • "Automator workflow of the month: System Information on a stick/Generate detailed Reports about others' computers using this workflow on a flash drive" Macworld 8:43 AM
  • "Use iTunes to rip audio from Videos" Macworld 5:40 PM
  • "Winclone tool for Boot Camp imaging comes back as paid app" TUAW 8:38 AM
  • "Hate Using Google To Search In Safari? Add A Dozen More Search Engines" Mac 360 7:39 AM
  • "Yet Another Free And Easy Way To Get Album Art For iTunes On A Mac" NoodleMac 7:39 AM
  • "Why Mac To-Do Lists Are About To The Way Of The Dodo Bird" TeraTalks 7:38 AM
  • "The App Apple Forgot To Include In Your Mac Is Available Now (and why you need it)" BohemianBoomer 7:38 AM
  • "All About The Only Free Mac Audio Converter Tool You'll Ever Need" McSolo 7:38 AM
  • "PagesĀ '09 Tip: Shortcut for creating hyperlink" Betalogue 3:02 PM
  • "Ditch the Launchpad Fade Animation [OS X Tips] Cult of Mac 8:47 AM
  • "Find & Scan Wireless Networks from the Command Line in Mac OS X" OS X Daily 5:40 PM
  • "Mac Tip: Create A Compressed Zip File" MacTrast 8:37 AM
  • "Find a MAC Address in Mac OS X" OS X Daily 8:36 AM
Op/Ed
  • "Open Source Arduino Platform Makes Robotics on the Mac Easy" Low End Mac 9:52 PM
  • "The Sandbox Conundrum: Security vs. Innovation" TidBITS 4:39 PM
  • "The Google Cookie That Seems to Come Out of Nowhere" WSJ Blogs 11:49 AM
Press Releases
  • "New 'HTTPS Everywhere' Web browser extension released" ZDNet 8:34 PM
  • "PandaWare TimeCache updated to 8.0.16" PandaWare 2:20 PM
  • "Float Does Simple Scheduling For Teams (And Simple Is Hard!)" TechCrunch 10:51 AM
  • "MacItBetter releases BetterZip 2.2 for Mac OS X" prMac 7:43 AM
  • "Reggie Ashworth releases AppDelete 3.2.4 - Uninstall Anything" prMac 7:43 AM
General Interest/Potpourri
  • "More feds ditch BlackBerrys: The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives is planning to start the process of ditching Research in Motion's signature BlackBerry wireless phone largely in favor of the iPhone, the agency's top tech official told Politico." Politico 8:28 PM
  • "Sprint To Purchase 24 Million iPhones" App Advice 8:48 AM
  • "Sprint expected to stay with iPhone, trade off subsidized prices for lucrative contracts" O'Grady's PowerPage 9:23 AM
  • "Sprint reveals it spent $15.5 billion to fuel its iPhone hunger" Engadget 5:28 PM
  • "eBay's iPad trade-ins up tenfold from same time last year" CNET News 9:47 PM
  • "Apple In Catbird Seat With China Mobile iPhone Deal" Forbes 10:35 AM
  • "Apple Maintains Top Mobile PC Share Position for Q411 and Full Year – NPD DisplaySearch" MacPrices 11:48 AM
  • "iPad Jobs Grew 125% in 2011" PadGadget 8:48 AM
  • "RSA teams to bolster security for Apple, Google, RIM devices: Goal is SecurID and evolving anti-fraud risk detection for iOS, Android, BlackBerry smartphones" Network World 10:56 AM
  • "Mozilla has a plan to outduel iPhone and Android" CNNMoney 8:06 AM
  • "Apple debuts new TV ad 'iCloud Harmony' (with Video)" MacDailyNews 7:51 AM
  • "Best Buy to simplify return policy: 30 days, all products (including iPad)" TUAW 5:28 PM
  • "Mercedes Benz working Apple's Siri into its cars" Appolicious 9:08 AM
  • "Mercedes-Benz Integrates iPhone 4S and Siri into New Models" PC Magazine 10:51 AM
  • "Mercedes Assimilates Siri with Digital DriveStyle App" The Mac Observer 7:33 PM
  • "President Obama In The Oval Office Getting Briefed On An iPad 2 [Image] Cult of Mac 8:12 AM
  • "Video: iPads for Orangutans -- Program would let apes Skype other zoos" Postmedia News 9:50 PM
  • "Phishing scam promising free iPhones and Walmart giftcards popping up on Tumblr blogs" The Next Web 7:52 AM
Non-Apple News
  • "Thumbdrive-sized computer now available for preorder" CNET News 11:51 AM
  • "Networking at 10,000 Feet: Airlines Are Making the Skies 'Social'" Techland 11:20 AM
  • "Wearable electronics can add a sparkle to your outfit" New York Times 11:07 AM
  • "Cell-site on a chip could revolutionise 4G: Chipmaker Freescale have announced they've achieved the near impossible feat of putting an entire cell-site onto a single piece of silicon." Stuff: New Zealand 11:05 AM
  • "Top Rambus attack dog Harold Hughes to retire" The Register 11:17 AM
  • "Mozilla Dropped Android From Boot-to-Gecko Project" IDG News Service 10:52 AM
  • "Malware authors expand use of domain generation algorithms to evade detection" IDG News Service 10:39 AM
  • "Suse builds on Linux kernel 3.0 in major SLES upgrade: SLES 11 Service Pack 2 delivers file-system enhancements, broader virtualization support, snapshot features, and more" InfoWorld 10:39 AM
  • "HTC, Polycom Bring RealPresence Video Conferencing to Smartphones, Tablets: MWC" eWeek 10:29 AM
  • "Samsung Brightside coming to Verizon March 1 with dim specs" CNET News 11:51 AM
  • "Verizon to sell Galaxy Tab 7.7 on Thursday for $500 over LTE: Data plan required, starting at $30 a month, with purchase of Android 2.3-based Samsung Galaxy tablet" Computerworld 10:24 AM
  • "Mega-powerful camera phone, super-fast gadgets dazzle at mobile show" CNN 10:22 AM
  • "Eye-controlled computer games for disabled children" BBC 10:15 AM
  • "RIM Touts PlayBook Apps, Actively Courting Bigger Players" PC Magazine 10:49 AM
  • "Chrome Now Able to Open E-Mail Links in Gmail" PCWorld 10:51 AM
  • "Android team to be independent of Motorola" TG Daily 11:16 AM
  • "Forget About Android 4.0! Google Exec Hints Android 5.0 Will Launch In Fall Of 2012" TechCrunch 11:13 AM
  • "Google Hints at 'Android Jelly Bean': In Google's booth at Mobile World Congress, there's a bowl of jelly beans. Make of that what you will." PC Magazine 10:48 AM
  • "Google puts $1M on the line for Chrome exploit rewards: Pulls out as Pwn2Own sponsor, but will pay up to $60K for each proven exploit" Computerworld 10:25 AM
  • "Public Wi-Fi On Your Cell Phone Will Soon Stop Being Such A Pain To Use" Business Insider 9:54 AM
  • "Panasonic introduces waterproof smartphones" USA Today 11:22 AM
  • "Panasonic Names Tsuga President After Predicting Record Loss" Bloomberg 10:18 AM
  • "Yahoo, Facebook in a shoving match" CNNMoney 9:34 AM
  • "A glimpse into the remote-controlled house of the future" MSNBC 10:45 AM
  • "Your Jetsons home is almost here" CNNMoney 9:34 AM
  • "Japan's biggest mobile carrier announces Siri competitor, 'Shabette Concier'" ZDNet 11:48 AM
  • "Quad-core smartphones could have price, battery issues" IDG News Service 8:42 AM
Publications/Podcasts
  • "The Portable Podcast, Episode 126" 148Apps 1:49 PM
Hardware/Software
  • "Apple sets media event for 10 a.m. PT March 7" Macworld 11:24 AM
  • "Apple Announces March 7 iPad Event" AllThingsD 11:23 AM
  • "Apple Confirms March 7 Event for New iPad" New York Times [Free/Paid Registration Required] 11:53 AM
  • "Apple Sends Invites to March 7 iPad Event" WSJ.com [Paid Membership Required] 7:33 PM
  • "Apple announces iPad event for March 7 in San Francisco" The Loop 11:48 AM
  • "Apple Sends Invites to March 7 iPad Event" [Video Report] MarketWatch 1:49 PM
  • "Quad-core iPad 3 with LTE to launch next week, says CNBC (update)" TheVerge 10:38 AM
  • "CNBC: Apple To Announce Quad-Core, 4G LTE iPad Next Week... In NYC!" TechCrunch 10:51 AM
  • "New, faster Apple iPad expected next week" Reuters 9:45 PM
  • "Report: iPad 3 to Launch in New York Next Week, Sport 4G LTE Connection [Update] Techland 11:22 AM
  • "Sources: New Apple TV launching in March, near-immediate availability hinted for new iPads"  9 to 5 Mac 9:24 AM
  • "New Apple TV may launch in March alongside iPad 3 (no, not that Apple TV)" BGR 10:04 AM
  • "Number of iPads sold by Apple by quarter" Boston Globe [Free Registration Required] 8:35 PM
  • "Apple Mac Growth to Continue to Outpace PCs, Says Needham" Barron's 9:56 AM
  • "Mac business sales surge 51% as Apple continues to invade the enterprise" AppleInsider 8:50 AM
  • "The iPad 3 Is Almost A Millimeter Thicker Than The iPad 2!" Business Insider 10:52 AM
  • "Signs of Spring -- and iPad 3 arrival" FOXNews 9:09 AM
  • "Qualcomm Chip Could Allow Apple to Embrace LTE & China Mobile" The Mac Observer 4:38 PM
  • "Apple ARM CPU A5X and A6: for iPhone 5 and iPad 3?" HardMac 8:41 AM
  • "Report: Apple Working on A6 Chip Along with the A5X" Tom's Hardware 7:57 AM
  • "iPad 3 Case Leak Hints At No Major Changes in Design" M.I.C. Gadget 8:37 AM
  • "Intel lays out strategic mobile roadmap" Network World 10:52 AM
  • "Writing on the iPad, Mac and iOS Browsers, Refurb Store Experiences, and More" Low End Mac 9:52 PM
Granted Apple Patents
  • "Apple Wins a Foundational 3D Interface Patent that Might be Timely" Patently Apple 5:29 PM
  • "Apple Wins Patents for Telephonic MacBook & Morphing Device Interfaces" Patently Apple 11:29 AM
  • "It's Huge Day for Apple on the Multi-Touch Patent front" Patently Apple 8:32 AM
  • "Apple Wins a Treasure Trove of Multi-Touch Patents [Video] Mashable 4:49 PM
Price Trackers/Deals
  • "Dragon Fantasy For iPhone and iPad Is Temporarily Available For $0.99 (Normally $2.99)" Apple Sliced 8:32 AM
  • "Crazy Hamster Ball For iPhone Is Free Right Now (Previously $0.99)" Apple Sliced 8:32 AM
  • "Extraction: Project Outbreak For iPhone and iPad Is Free Today (Was $0.99)" Apple Sliced 8:32 AM
  • "PadGadget Daily App Deal – 8 iPad Apps on Sale" PadGadget 8:19 AM
  • "13" MacBook Pro Prices & Deals" MacPrices 7:37 AM
  • "MacBook Air Prices & Sales" MacPrices 7:37 AM

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Reviews/How-To/Tutorials/Tips
Reviews
  • "Motorola vs. Siri: Android Voice Actions Better Than iPhone's Siri? (Video)" The Huffington Post 1:49 PM
  • "Jett Metal case for iPhone 4/4S review" AppleTell 9:51 PM
  • "The LifeProof Case For iPhone 4 And 4S Gives Complete Protection Without The Bulk" App Advice 7:45 PM
  • "Performance Comparison: 2011 Mac minis Including The Lion Server" MacReviewZone [PDF Download] 2:21 PM
  • "Review: ColcaSac Juan Valdez iPad Sleeve" SchwarzTech 1:12 PM
  • "BodyGuardz Shelter keeps your phone safe, but limits camera use" Macworld 8:43 AM
  • "How To Blast Escaping Barnyard Animals On Your Mac For Fun And Grins" Mac 360 7:39 AM
iPad/iPhone/iPod touch Apps
  • "Siri vs. Android: Which Is Better at Understanding Voice Commands?" Gizmodo 5:27 PM
  • "Strava for iOS and Android: Gold medal app or a bust?" GigaOM 7:40 PM
  • "Best Video Editing App For iPad: Avid Studio for iPad" iMore 2:04 PM
  • "ByteSquared Office2 HD for iPad review" AppleTell 8:12 AM
  • "DM1: Drum Machines May Have No Soul, but This One Has Brains" MacNewsWorld 8:20 AM
  • "Sky Go for iOS review: This free app from Sky TV lets you watch a selection of great channels for free." PC Advisor 8:36 AM
  • "Daily iPad app-Edmunds car buying information" TUAW 8:38 AM
  • "Circadia for iPhone and iPad review" iMore 8:40 AM
  • "iPhone app iAlbums brings the nostalgic album sleeve into the digital era" The Next Web 9:25 AM
  • "iPad Appidemic: Gua-Le-Ni" AppleTell 8:13 AM
  • "'Sam & Max Beyond Time and Space Ep 2' Review - Another Entry in the Fantastic Series Comes to iOS" Touch Arcade 8:36 AM
  • "'League of Evil 2' Review - Still As Evil As Ever" Touch Arcade 9:23 AM
  • "Review: Spirits – A Stunningly Gorgeous Puzzle Game For Mac" MacTrast 7:46 PM
  • "Spin Yourself a Web in Itzy3D – iPad Game Review" PadGadget 5:27 PM
  • "Dead Space™ for iPad Review: Compelling third-person shooter is good for a few scares" Macworld 1:50 PM
  • "Cinemagram Review: Cinemagram is an Instagram-like app that allows users to create a combination of a still photograph and Video." 148Apps 5:27 PM
  • "Hyper Snake Review: Hyper Snake is a revamped version of the classic Snake game with motion-based controls." 148Apps 3:01 PM
  • "Midway Arcade Review: Midway Arcade is a compilation of 12 arcade games from the annals of Midway history, with prizes to collect, and a virtual arcade to look around." 148Apps 1:50 PM
  • "SpaceOff Review: A fast and furious two-player asteroid-based action game that could do with some adjustments." 148Apps 11:24 AM
  • "Super Word Search! Review: Simple to look at but an ideal game for fans of word search puzzles." 148Apps 9:24 AM
  • "WrestleFest HD Review: WrestleFest HD is a modern-day revival of the classic Technos arcade game for iOS, bringing WWE legends past and present into the ring." 148Apps 8:48 AM
  • "iPad Manga is Better Than Paper" Wired 11:49 AM
How-To/Tutorial
  • "Quick Apply in InDesign CS5" [Video-based Tutorial] Layers Magazine 10:39 AM
Tips
  • "Dear Aunt TUAW: The quick hit edition" TUAW 8:28 PM
  • "How to sell your old iPad before upgrading to the new iPad 3" iMore 5:40 PM
  • "Mark Multiple Emails as Read on iPhone" OS X Daily 8:36 AM
Analysis/Commentary/Editorial/Opinion
  • "The wildest iPad or Apple TV feature Apple could reveal?" CNET News 8:35 PM
  • "Apple's New iPad May Be Mind Blowing; Co-Founder Woz wants more Siri" Forbes 8:35 PM
  • "Could This Be The Future Of Apple's iPad? – [Video, Concept] RazorianFly 8:28 PM
  • "Cassandra -Wednesday Review: The Week in Full Swing" eXtensions 6:25 PM
  • "Is Apple's iHabit about to break?" TG Daily 5:48 PM
  • "Apple's Next Privacy Scandal: Apps That Steal Your Photos" ReadWriteWeb 5:40 PM
  • "Actually, I'd Love to Ditch the Dock Connector" iSource 5:28 PM
  • "Analysis: Republican Santorum Channels Apple's '1984' & 'Lemmings' Ads" The Mac Observer 4:49 PM
  • "Proview v. Apple: It's All Getting More Interesting" Forbes 4:41 PM
  • "iPhone apps given access to location data can upload a user's entire photo library" The Next Web 2:04 PM
  • "Apple Loophole Gives Developers Access to Photos" New York Times [Free/Paid Registration Required] 2:04 PM
  • "Look! These fake iPads don't have home buttons" 9 to 5 Mac 1:50 PM
  • "Missing the Surprise" ["Apple, of course, hasn't said a word on any of this. Until next Wednesday, the iPad 3 doesn't exist."] 512 Pixels 2:03 PM
  • "Google's Schmidt sees $70 Android, takes digs at Apple" Electronista 4:49 PM
  • "Apple's iPad event announcement cuts into Schmidt's MWC Android groove" TUAW 1:50 PM
  • "March 7 is iPad 3 day: What we know" Mac.Blorge 1:14 PM
  • "What should Apple do with its cash?" Washington Post [Free Registration Required] 11:49 AM
  • "Has Apple just confirmed the iPad 3 'retina display' screen?" ZDNet 11:48 AM
  • "The Macalope Daily: Grudgemodo" Macworld [Insider Content] 10:03 AM
  • "What Would You Do With $100 Billion if You Were Apple?" PadGadget 8:48 AM
  • "'Apple needs to make a cheap iPhone' is the new 'Apple needs to make a netbook'" iMore 8:40 AM
  • "Apple and Google sued over 'Street View' on the iPad" BGR 8:38 AM
  • "Who Exactly is John Appleseed?" MacTrast 8:37 AM
  • "After German FRAND setback, Google and Motorola should pursue licensing, not litigation" Foss Patents 8:35 AM
  • "What the iPhone 5 is up against and its battle" Phones Review 7:53 AM
  • "Motorola puts Google's Voice Actions against Apple's Siri in a fierce death-match" Phandroid 8:13 AM
  • "Apple tells Siri rival Evi: Get a facelift and you can stay" The Register 9:25 AM
  • "Does Apple want rid of Evi? Reports claim that Apple has threatened to pull Siri rival from App Store, though another Report contradicts this claim" Macworld UK 8:08 AM
  • "How Evi spent a weekend in App Store limbo" GigaOM 7:52 AM
  • "This Was Apple's Trick to Snatch the iPad Trademark From China" Gizmodo 9:09 AM
  • "Is anyone surprised? None follow Apple's China inspection lead" Mac.Blorge 7:38 AM
Non-Apple
  • "Google TV may have less than 1m viewers" Electronista 9:49 PM
  • "A Lawyer Who Is Also A Photographer Just Deleted All Her Pinterest Boards Out Of Fear" Business Insider 11:53 AM
  • "HTC, Nokia: I'm Too Sexy For This Smartphone/At Mobile World Congress, HTC and Nokia try hard to cast smartphones as femme fatales--but leave us more bothered than hot." InformationWeek 11:55 AM
  • "Nokia Still Struggles Even As Windows Phone Poster Child" Forbes 11:48 AM
  • "BlackBerry PlayBook 2.0 — outstanding value (review)" ZDNet 11:33 AM
  • "AT&T's Terrible Plan to Bill App Makers for Your Data Use" Techland 11:20 AM
  • "TC@MWC: Hands-On With The Surprisingly Solid Asus Padfone" TechCrunch 11:13 AM
  • "We Watch Our Phones More Than We Watch TV, But The PC Wins The Day" TechCrunch 11:12 AM
  • "Huawei, The Latest Android Player: Who Are These Guys?" PCWorld 10:53 AM
  • "First Look at Mozilla's Web Platform for Phones: 'Boot to Gecko'" PCWorld 10:51 AM
  • "Hands On With Toshiba's Thin AT270 Quad-Core Tablet" PC Magazine 10:48 AM
  • "Lapdock: From avant-garde to awful/Motorola's laptop dock for Android smartphones has terrible hardware -- and faces a new generation of post-PC competition" InfoWorld 10:38 AM
  • "So It's the Kodak Strategy for Yahoo — The Last Refuge of the Vaguely Patented" AllThingsD 9:45 AM
  • "Most Users In the Dark About Google's New Privacy Policy" PC Magazine 10:48 AM
  • "The Google+ 'ghost town' has plenty of life left" CNET News 10:06 AM
  • "The Mounting Minuses at Google+: Playing Catchup to Facebook, Google's Social Network Is a Virtual Ghost Town by Comparison" WSJ.com [Paid Membership Required] 9:40 AM
  • "Mozilla has a plan to outduel iPhone and Android" CNNMoney 9:34 AM
  • "Google Needs More Than Seven-Inch Tablet To Beat Back Apple, Amazon" Forbes 11:53 AM
  • "The privacy arc: How do we build satisfying connections back into our lives without the superficiality of automated sharing?" O'Reilly Radar 8:46 AM
  • "Samsung seasons failure with confusion" Tech.Blorge 7:36 AM
Humor/Cartoons
  • "Apple takes the wraps off OS X Cowardly Lion" Scoopertino 7:51 AM
Press Releases/Products/Public Relations
  • "Grace Digital Audio Eco Terra Waterproof BoomBox" Run Around Tech 5:41 PM
  • "Marvel comes to Apple's iBookstore in a big way with over 80 graphic novels" The Next Web 5:28 PM
  • "Kinetik's iPhone app recommendation engine is now on the Web too" The Next Web 2:04 PM
  • "Hungry Rabbit Hops Onto iOS Soon" 148Apps 11:53 AM
  • "Track your dog's development, activity, and important info with Caniner Doggy Diary for iPhone" iMore 10:38 AM
  • "Trail To Eagle: The Boy Scout's Reference Guide" 148Apps 10:02 AM
  • "Speck Shows Off iPad 3 Case [MWC 2012] Cult of Mac 10:01 AM
  • "Zombies Eat Republicans: Digital Comic Kills the Apple App Store and Traditional Storytelling with HTML 5" PRWeb 9:30 AM
  • "Announcing Six Sigma Tools for iPad and Mac" PRWeb 9:30 AM
  • "Introducing RPS Rumble - An Original Take of an Old School Classic" PRWeb 9:29 AM
  • "Liquid Enterprises, Inc. Launches Personal Cash Flow App For iPhone & iPad" PRWeb 9:29 AM
  • "Glimpse Unveiled: Data Visualization App Brings Touch-Based Business Intelligence to the Apple iPad" PRWeb 9:29 AM
  • "ThreatMetrix Launches ThreatMetrix™ Labs to Help Professionals Stay Abreast of the Latest Online Security Concerns and Malware Strains" PRWeb 9:29 AM
  • "THE SMURFS™ Classic Series Debut on App Store and iBookstore" PRWeb 9:29 AM
  • "Announcing our new monthly iPad publication: TNW Magazine!" The Next Web 9:25 AM
  • "Seamless brings super simple food ordering to the iPad" VentureBeat 9:25 AM
  • "Order Takeout 'Seamlessly' on iPad" AllThingsD 9:23 AM
  • "The Sims Medieval Comes To iPad" 148Apps 9:08 AM
  • "Brightcove App Cloud Brings Closed-Loop Marketing to Mobile Apps" Business Wire 8:49 AM
  • "iYogi Insights Research Reveals that 33% Parents Willing to Buy Their Kids an iPad" Business Wire 8:49 AM
  • "Kaspersky Lab Announces its First Parental Control Apps for Android and Apple iOS Smartphones" Business Wire 8:49 AM
  • "ViziApps Brings the Power of Business Data to Creating Mobile Apps Without Coding" Business Wire 8:49 AM
  • "'Ice Rage' Update Adds New Character and iCade Support" Touch Arcade 8:36 AM
  • "From Plastic Surgery to Vibrator Apps: The Weirdest Apps Ever Developed" Apple Gazette 8:35 AM
  • "Inspire - Paint, Draw and Sketch tops iOS Apps of the Week" Appolicious 8:07 AM
  • "Free iOS and Android GPS app Navfree clocks up 5.5 million users, adding 500,000 more per month" The Next Web 7:52 AM
  • "Get Up Close With Big Cats on Your iPhone and iPad" prMac 9:28 AM
  • "TapLynx Releases New Version of Mobile App Builder - iAds Now Included" prMac 8:42 AM
  • "Super Flash Accelerated Learning Games for Children: Animals - iPad Only" prMac 8:41 AM
  • "Mobile Education Technology Gets Students to Write Longer, Better Essays" prMac 8:40 AM
  • "TinkR' Labs launches Lakota Toddler for iOS devices" prMac 7:44 AM
  • "Steam Trains - Arriving at an iPhone Now" prMac 7:44 AM
  • "iOS App Tattoo You partners with TUACA + Tattoo Artist Corey Miller" prMac 7:44 AM
  • "Hello Pettle 1.0 for iOS- Cute Pet + Rattle = Pettle -18 Toy Animals" prMac 7:43 AM
  • "BattleBog 1.0 Available on the App Store" prMac 7:43 AM
  • "Joustin' Beaver Files Lawsuit Against Justin Bieber" prMac 7:43 AM
  • "Introducing RPS Rumble - An Original Take of an Old School Classic" prMac 7:43 AM
  • "Get Ready For the Brain Challenge with Word Fusion for iOS" prMac 7:43 AM
  • "Friendly Tip Calculator Offers a New Way to Split a Restaurant Bill" prMac 7:43 AM
Computer Industry
  • "IBM Busts Record for 'Superconducting' Quantum Computer" Wired 11:28 AM
  • "I.B.M. Researchers Inch Toward Quantum Computer" New York Times [Free/Paid Registration Required] 9:58 AM
  • "IBM reports breakthroughs in quantum computing quest" EE Times 10:27 AM
  • "IBM Paves The Way Towards Scalable Quantum Computing" Forbes 10:34 AM
  • "IBM makes advances in quantum computing" CBS News 10:19 AM
  • "IBM touts quantum computing breakthrough" Computerworld 10:24 AM
  • "IBM Opens China's First Factory To Refurbish Old Computers, Tapping A $2 Billion Market" Forbes 3:01 PM
  • "IBM Layoffs Exceed 800, Workers Say: IBM cut employees in its outsourcing and server manufacturing units, among others." InformationWeek 10:37 AM
  • "Microsoft, others in Google+ complaint to EU: sources" Reuters 9:47 AM
  • "Microsoft's next Steve: Windows boss faces biggest test" Reuters 10:03 AM
  • "Microsoft Dishes On Windows Phone 'Tango' And More: Here at MWC, a Microsoft exec tells us which new features will be coming to Windows Phone—and whether we'll ever see more MS-powered phones on Verizon and Sprint." PC Magazine 10:48 AM
  • "Can Microsoft make Windows 8 the mobile OS?" CNET News 10:07 AM
  • "U.S. district court to hold special FRAND mini-trial in Microsoft-Motorola case" Foss Patents 5:27 PM
  • "Microsoft shows off NUI, Kinect-focused research projects" ZDNet 11:33 AM
  • "How Kinect could end up in your grocery store" USA Today 11:21 AM
  • "Microsoft's 3D computer offers a world for your hands" CNET News 8:35 PM
  • "H-P's big problem? Hardly anyone prints any more" MarketWatch 9:45 AM
  • "Dell: 'We're Not Really A PC Company Anymore'/Dell evolving its business away from a reliance on PC shipments toward supplying high-end servers, appliances, and rack-mount virtualization packages for the enterprise data center." InformationWeek 10:37 AM
  • "Dell is a PC company (for now): The numbers don't lie" ZDNet 11:33 AM
  • "Dell: 'Now they see they HAVE to consider working with us'/Dell is relying on its EMEA channel to take it into enterprise data centres as the big biz becomes a bigger and bigger focus for Round Rock." Channel Register 11:18 AM
  • "Dell sees more double-digit growth in China -exec" Reuters 9:56 AM
  • "Hungry Dell iron monsters FEAST on your puny apps: Dell is adding Micron-based Express Flash to its servers and will feed the server flash beast from Compellent arrays." The Register 11:19 AM
  • "IBM Scores a Touchdown With Football's Miami Dolphins" AllThingsD 9:58 AM
  • "Intel's secret phone" CNNMoney 11:41 AM
  • "Intel, Micron expand joint venture relationship" MarketWatch 9:45 AM
  • "Intel, Micron Expand Joint Venture" WSJ.com [Paid Membership Required] 1:35 PM
  • "Intel to sell stake in flash chip plants back to Micron" Reuters 9:59 AM
  • "Intel To Exit Chip Statistics Group" WSJ.com [Paid Membership Required] 2:02 PM
  • "Visa Ties Up with Intel" Zacks 2:03 PM
  • "Micron Buys Intel Plant Stakes to Expand Flash Memory Venture" Bloomberg 9:59 AM
  • "Micron buying Intel's stake in two IM Flash fabs" EE Times 11:02 AM
  • "Oracle Infringement Trial Against SAP Scheduled for June 18" Bloomberg 7:46 PM
  • "Cisco To Embed Security Into Every Network Device" CRN 10:22 AM
  • "Cisco Innovates to Provide More Nimble Network Security" PCWorld 10:54 AM
  • "Cisco jumps into hybrid cellular/Wi-Fi fray" EE Times 10:27 AM
  • "MWC: Cisco launches small cell Wi-Fi technology for intelligent roaming" V3 11:23 AM
  • "Cisco Teams With Carriers on Next Generation WiFi Hotspots" Forbes 9:53 AM
  • "Cisco Pursues Wi-Fi 'Small Cell' Sales as Data Traffic Surges" Bloomberg 9:54 AM
  • "Speedy 802.11ac Wi-Fi set for fast, wide rollout: Chipmakers and manufacturers are readying an array of 802.11ac products" Network World 10:39 AM
  • "Prices Up for Chips, Chip Makers" WSJ.com [Paid Membership Required] 9:44 AM
  • "Gartner: Server sales fell 5.4% in fourth quarter" MarketWatch 11:43 AM
  • "IBM, Hewlett-Packard Cede Some Server Revenue Share to Dell" Bloomberg 11:46 AM
Finances (Click heading for current Apple Stock price.)
Apple News
  • "Apple's Next Stop: $600 Billion Market Cap" TheStreet 8:35 PM
  • "Apple joins the $500bn club"  Financial Times [Paid Membership Required] 1:37 PM
  • "Apple shares hit all-time record as invites go out for next-gen iPad event" MacDailyNews 1:09 PM
  • "iPad 3 press invite and favorable market push AAPL toward half a trillion market cap" 9 to 5 Mac 1:50 PM
  • "Could Apple Hit $1,000 a Share? China Holds the Key" Forbes 8:35 AM
  • "How An Apple (AAPL) Dividend Would Impact ETFs" ETFdb 7:53 AM
  • "Apple shares may soon be worth shorting" MarketWatch 7:52 AM
  • "Who Can Afford Apple's AAPL At $1,000 A Share?" PixoBebo 7:38 AM
  • "Apple Stock: $500 And Climbing?" Forbes 10:38 AM
  • "Why I See Apple Reaching $600 Within A Year" Seeking Alpha 10:38 AM
  • "Cash-Rich Tech Companies, Apple Lags?" CNBC 2:02 PM
Industry News
  • "Apple rises on iPad event; Micron gains: Apple sets March 7 event for what is expected to be iPad 3 debut" MarketWatch 4:42 PM
  • "Strong Consumer Confidence Data Lift Dow Past 13,000" TheStreet 4:42 PM
  • "Dow Closes Above 13,000 for First Time Since '08" Bloomberg 4:43 PM
  • "Dow closes above 13,000" CNNMoney 4:43 PM
  • "Dow Ends Above 13,000 for First Time Since 2008" CNBC 4:43 PM
  • "Dow Ends at 13000 for First Time Since May 2008" WSJ.com [Paid Membership Required] 4:43 PM
  • "Stocks to advance as oil prices pause" CNNMoney 9:30 AM
  • "Asian Markets Mostly Gain as Oil Retreats" WSJ.com [Paid Membership Required] 9:44 AM
  • "Asian Stocks Swing Between Gain, Loss on Yen, China Bank Lending" Bloomberg 9:48 AM
  • "Asia Markets: Asia markets mostly up as crude pulls back/Weaker yen, strong retail sales lift Tokyo despite Elpida bankruptcy" MarketWatch 9:40 AM
  • "European Stocks Sneak Higher" WSJ.com [Paid Membership Required] 9:45 AM
  • "European Stocks Rise on U.S. Consumer Confidence Data; KBC Gains" Bloomberg 11:39 AM
  • "Europe Markets: Europe stocks end higher, boosted by U.S. data/Markets jittery ahead of ECB's three-year refinancing operations" MarketWatch 11:40 AM
  • "Most active Nasdaq-traded stocks: Nasdaq's 10 most active stocks at the close of trading" Associated Press 5:34 PM
  • "Final Glance: Computer companies/Computer companies shares mixed at the close of trading" Associated Press 5:34 PM
  • "Midday Glance: Computer companies/Computer companies shares mixed at 1 p.m." Associated Press 1:35 PM
  • "6 Tech Dividend Payers To Add To Your Portfolio Now" Seeking Alpha 9:53 AM
  • "Tech Stocks: Top Outperforming Tech Stocks: 3 To Buy, 2 To Avoid" Seeking Alpha 9:56 AM
  • "9 Tech Stocks Cashing in on Web Shopping" TheStreet 10:02 AM

 
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