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MacSurfer's Archive: Thursday, March 8, 2012


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Weekend Highlights: Late Thursday, Apple took new tack against Qualcomm seeking invalidation of four patents; fresh ruling from US Supreme Court backs Apple's iPhone privacy stance requiring warrants to access cellphone data—reports in our Apple/Macintosh section; Dan Moren expresses frustration over slow Mac updates, delcaring "long product cycles are ... now normal for the Mac"; Ben Lovejoy thinks he has a solution to the MacBook Pro dilemma that would keep all parties happy; ZDNet takes FileMaker 17 for a spin; Simon Royal argues life's "too short to argue over operating systems" says end result is that you're happy with your choice; Gregg Keizer delves into new privacy features in Mojave; Japan now seeing Apple mapping vehicles on the roads; man in Toronto, CA sues Apple over Apple Watch scratches; The Drum interviews Susan Bennett, Siri's original voice; interesting interview with Andy Hertzfeld; BGR claims exclusive first look at 6.1" LCD iPhone; commentary from Channel NewsAsia poses question whether "Xiaomi is twice as good as Apple".

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  • "U.S. Warns Apple, Publishers: Justice Department Threatens Lawsuits, Alleging Collusion Over E-Book Pricing" [Paid Membership Required] 8:52 AM
  • "U.S. Prepares Apple Lawsuit Over E-Book Prices" Bloomberg 8:35 AM
  • "Justice Dept may sue Apple, publishers on e-book pricing: WSJ" Reuters 9:08 AM
  • "Justice Dept. to Apple: We Want Answers/WSJ's Tom Catan has details of questions the Justice Department says it has for Apple and several publishers over the prices of e-books." [Video Report] MarketWatch 9:46 AM
  • "The U.S. Threat To Sue Apple And Publishers: What It Means"  paidContent 10:02 AM
  • "DOJ targets Apple and publishers for e-book price fixing" CNNMoney 2:11 PM
  • "The Justice Department finally catches up to Steve Jobs" Fortune 9:30 AM
  • "Government Pressuring Publishers to Adjust Pricing Policy on E-Books" New York Times [Free/Paid Registration Required] 4:18 PM
  • "Apple barred from pursuing Kodak patent claims now" Reuters 2:07 PM
  • "Apple ordered not to pursue patent suit against Kodak, can't pick any new fights either" The Next Web 2:12 PM
  • "Motorola asks court to accept crowdsourced prior art claims against Apple patents" AppleInsider 7:09 PM
  • "Motorola says 'numerous indiViduals [...] wrote about prior art invalidating Apple's patents'" Foss Patents 7:10 PM
  • "Apple told to wait on lawsuits during Kodak bankruptcy" Electronista 5:07 PM
  • "Apple wants iPad to be the Kleenex of tablets"  CNET News 3:49 PM
  • "Apple strengthens market dominance with new iPad: analysts" Vancouver Sun 11:09 AM
  • "Apple Looks to Build Its Lead in Tablet Market" [Video Report] Bloomberg 8:43 AM
  • "Apple's Brand Unraveling? Ridiculous!"  Tech.pinions 3:47 PM
  • "New Apple iPad kicks PC industry while it's down: Tablets, and the iPad in particular, are part of the perfect storm hitting top PC makers; can Ultrabooks boost the competition?"  Computerworld 8:58 AM
  • "Apple dials down the marketing magic: The marketing genius of Steve Jobs revolved around selling beautiful and useful things with the enthusiasm of a snake oil salesman – convincing audiences his products weren't just good, they were 'magical.'" The Globe and Mail [Free Registration Required] 10:42 AM
  • "Apple's 'Post-PC' Era Hailed Amid New iPad Launch" Sky News 8:43 AM
  • "Apple Tries to Keep Edge: Heavier and Thicker Than iPad 2, New Tablet Seeks to Impress Under-the-Hood" [Paid Membership Required] 8:58 AM
  • "Apple's New iPad Is Make or Break For Suppliers" Breakout 8:37 AM
  • "Apple's new iPad could alter the PC upgrade cycle" ZDNet 8:57 AM
  • "Apple's new iPad debuts to calls for ban by Chinese firm" IDG News Service 8:58 AM
  • "IPad Dispute in China Gets Murkier" [Paid Membership Required] 9:47 AM
  • "Proview's Ominous Open Letter to Chinese iPad Vendors" WSJ Blogs 9:05 AM
  • "With new iPad unveiled, Proview asserts its rights to the trademark in a letter to Chinese retailers" The Next Web 9:23 AM
  • "The iPad Is Unbeatable: Why Apple's tablet competitors don't stand a chance—and maybe never will."  Slate 8:28 PM
  • "Apple TV update takes Digital Copy to the iCloud" Engadget 9:10 PM
  • "iPhoto 9.2.2: Delete images from Photo Stream" Mac.Blorge 8:33 AM
  • "New in iTunes 10.6: Auto-Conversion of Music Files to Bit Rates Other than 128" Kirkville 9:16 AM
  • "iTunes 1080p Video looks better, saves space using better H.264 compression" Ars Technica 4:11 PM
  • "Flashback malware for Mac changes infection tactic" Macworld 9:21 AM
  • "Flashback Malware: New Variant Changes Twitter Hashtags" Intego 9:15 AM
  • "Apple Configurator Released for Managing iOS Devices" The Mac Observer 4:06 PM
  • "Smultron is a capable and inexpensive text editor" Macworld 2:10 PM
  • "See Your Mac's Usage Stats With MiniUsage [OS X Tips] Cult of Mac 9:24 AM
  • "Try A Mac Browser That Does More Than Safari, Firefox, Chrome, Or Opera" NoodleMac 8:18 AM
  • "A New Way To Use Your Mac To Wake Up Each Day" Mac 360 8:29 AM
  • "Favs: The Mac App I Wanted For My Internet Favorites" MacStories 4:24 PM
  • "Analysis: My Travels with Lion & iCloud: Purrs and Bliss" The Mac Observer 3:46 PM
  • "As expected, iWork was beefed up for the new iPad, bringing Keynote closer to parity with its desktop older sibling. But don't fret, Keynote users: I think we saw some hints of new features of the next Keynote for the Mac." Les Posen's Presentation Magic 10:09 AM
  • "4 Good Reasons To Use Your Mac To Write A Book" TeraTalks 8:21 AM
Press Releases
  • "Quicken 2007 and Lion will play nice for $15" Macworld 7:44 PM
  • "Intuit Releases Lion-Compatible Quicken 2007 for Mac" MacRumors 4:23 PM
  • "Quicken Mac 2007 OS X Lion compatible" Intuit 4:23 PM
  • "Run Office 2010 or Quicken 2012 for Windows on your Mac" BetaNews 9:16 AM
  • "Absoft Pro Fortran 2012 --Xcode 4.3 Compatibility Pack for Mac OS X" Macs in Chemistry 8:30 AM
  • "The Best Trading Journal Yet Arrives March 13th on OS X" prMac 8:27 AM
  • "How To Solve The Mac Finder's File And Folder Renaming Problem" McSolo 8:31 AM
  • "Announcing A Better Finder Rename 9 for Mac OS X" prMac 8:26 AM
  • "How to speed up a slow Mac" Magican 8:08 AM
General Interest/Potpourri
  • "Apple sells out of AT&T iPads already"  BGR 8:36 AM
  • "Apple running out of some AT&T iPads" CNET News 9:08 AM
  • "Apple is already starting to run out of 4G iPad launch day stock online" The Next Web 8:55 AM
  • "Verizon offers best deal on iPad data and the only mobile hotspot option" Ars Technica 7:08 PM
  • "iPad hotspot feature will be available on Verizon, not AT&T" Macworld 7:18 PM
  • "Verizon to offer free mobile hotspot on new iPad, AT&T is looking into it" BGR 3:51 PM
  • "As of now, neither AT&T nor Verizon are supporting the hotspot feature of the 4G iPad" 9 to 5 Mac 10:22 AM
  • "AT&T iPhone 4S Now Has 4G...Kinda-Sorta" ABCNews 3:51 PM
  • "New iPad 4G LTE incompatible with networks outside North America" AppleInsider 8:23 PM
  • "New iPad 4G data connection will only work in America" The Register 9:06 AM
  • "New iPad: Crack open your wallets, fanbois, here's what it'll cost" The Register 9:06 AM
  • "RadioShack starts selling Apple's new iPad" CNET News 3:54 PM
  • "The New iPad Keynote Roundup" MacStories 9:15 AM
  • "iPad Rivals Fire Back: Samsung and Nvidia respond to harsh comparisons Apple made during launch of the new iPad with criticisms of their own." InformationWeek 11:07 AM
  • "E-Waste: How the New iPad Adds to Electronic Garbage"  Time 9:24 AM
  • "New iPad lights up trade-in services" CNET News 3:54 PM
  • "iOS game devs react to new iPad specs" The Verge 8:17 AM
  • "Fox, NBC Universal will join Apple iCloud soon" CNET News 10:02 AM
  • "New iPad, New Apple TV, Same Old Stock Price" Forbes 9:24 AM
  • "Pile 'Em High: New Apple TV Discounted Abroad While Keeping $99 Pricetag In The US?" TechCrunch 9:18 AM
  • "Sprint Could Support 4G iPad (But Doesn't Yet)" Light Reading 9:21 AM
  • "Don't Bother With GameStop's iPad Trade-In" MainStreet 9:29 AM
  • "Former Apple employee develops $999 Unity TV stand/home theater system" ZDNet 8:57 AM
Non-Apple News
  • "Researchers use blood, milk and mucus in transistors" ZDNet UK 11:41 AM
  • "Raspberry Pi ARM-based Linux computer hit by manufacturing delay" V3 11:32 AM
  • "Amazon plans to launch 2 tablet PCs in 2H12, say sources" DigiTimes 11:26 AM
  • "Sony boasts 90 million PSN accounts" TG Daily 11:26 AM
  • "Reusable Sticky Tape Could Hold Up Your TV: Large patches of an extremely strong new adhesive, inspired by geckos, can be used over and over again." Technology Review 11:22 AM
  • "Star Trek's Mr. Sulu steers Facebook to MySQL solution: Facebook database engineer reveals daily struggles with MySQL to keep the social networking site running smoothly" InfoWorld 10:48 AM
  • "Tech tools lift workers' heads above the data flood" The Globe and Mail [Free Registration Required] 10:42 AM
  • "Quest Software Debuts NetVault Backup Capacity Edition" eWeek 10:35 AM
  • "Eric Schmidt-Backed Slice Brings Receipt Aggregator And Tracking Service To Android Devices" TechCrunch 11:19 AM
  • "Picasa Upgrade Boasts Better Google+ Support" PCWorld 11:08 AM
  • "Windows Phone Users Bash Google for Lackluster Search App: Google has released a new Google Search app for Windows Phone 7.5, but users have panned it for bugs and a lack of features." PCWorld 11:07 AM
  • "Google just got pwned -- and it's happy about it: Google paid $60,000 to first person to completely exploit Chrome browser, paving the way for other software makers" InfoWorld 10:46 AM
  • "Jive Packages Social Software For Customer Service" InformationWeek 10:05 AM
  • "Nokia maps fightback against cheap Android phones" Reuters 11:53 AM
  • "Nokia CEO Earns $10.5 Million After Bringing Out Windows Phones" Bloomberg 9:53 AM
  • "Hackers charged in NY, Chicago, both came from families with their share of discord" Associated Press [Free Registration Required] 9:43 AM
  • "Start thinking about 5G wireless" CNNMoney 9:26 AM
  • "'Social discovery' is this year's hot SXSW trend" CNNMoney 9:26 AM
  • "Mac Geek Gab Premium Podcast: MGG 385: Clearing up iTunes iCloudiness, Cool Stuff Found, MTUs & More" The Mac Observer 6:39 PM
  • "The Engadget Podcast is live tonight at 5PM!" Engadget 4:10 PM
  • "Gillmor Gang: The iPad Tax" TechCrunch 2:03 PM
  • "5by5 | 5by5 Specials #5: Fat Wireless: iPad 3rd Generation" asymco 9:14 AM
  • "At 42.5-watt-hours capacity, the new iPad is almost all battery" 9 to 5 Mac 2:05 PM
  • "A5X chip brings 1GB of RAM to new iPad - report: Amount of RAM doubled in the new model, sources claim" Macworld UK 8:17 AM
  • "The new iPad: How fast will it surf the web in the UK?" Pocket-lint 8:50 AM
  • "The new iPad map of Apple versus Google"  Computerworld 9:03 AM
  • "Apple Ready to Go Off the Google Map?" MacNewsWorld 4:10 PM
  • "Confirmed: iPhoto for iOS uses OpenStreetMap data with custom Apple map tiles" The Next Web 9:55 AM
  • "Apple Extends Shipping Date To March 19 For AT&T's 4G LTE iPad" TechCrunch 9:18 AM
  • "Shipping Times Slip For New iPad And New Apple TV" Apple Bitch 10:35 AM
  • "Apple's New iPad: 2 Missing Features" PCWorld 11:09 AM
  • "Vendors of 7-inch tablet PCs concerned if Apple launches 7.85-inch iPad" DigiTimes 9:53 AM
  • "New iPad pricing strategy targets cheaper rivals" New York Post 11:06 AM
  • "Apple preps other iOS apps for iPad's Retina display" Macworld 2:11 PM
  • "Has iOS 5.1 squashed the iPhone battery bug?"  ZDNet 1:28 PM
  • "iOS 5.1 tethered jailbreak available for original iPad, iPhone 4, 3GS, and iPod touch" The Verge 8:17 AM
  • "New iPad's most revolutionary feature is its battery" ZDNet 1:28 PM
  • "Apple demos more iPad apps, includes new iMovie (Videos)" ZDNet 1:28 PM
  • "Apple Updates iBooks, Find My iPhone & More for New iPad" The Mac Observer 10:14 AM
Apple Patent Applications
  • "Apple Files for MacBook Pro Trademark with Huge Twists" Patent Bolt 3:45 PM
  • "Future iDevice Cameras will Offer a Self-Timer with a Twist" Patently Apple 1:27 PM
  • "Apple Continues to Work on Waterproofing Future Devices" Patently Apple 9:52 AM
  • "Apple Intros New App Features Fulfilling Patents" Patently Apple 8:08 AM
  • "Apple Patent Involves Heat Dissipation In A Computer Device" MacNews 8:34 AM
  • "Apple Eyeing A Portable Media Device With Workout Support" MacNews 8:34 AM
Price Trackers/Deals
  • "Dig Dug REMIX For iPhone (It's Dig Dug's 30th Anniversary) Is Temporarily Available For $0.99 (Normally $2.99)" Apple Sliced 8:29 AM
  • "Space Inversion 2 HD For iPad Is Free Right Now (Previously $1.99), The iPhone Version Is Also Free" Apple Sliced 8:29 AM
  • "Fowlplay For iPhone Is Free Today (Was $2.99)" Apple Sliced 8:29 AM
  • "iPad (2012) Prices & Sales" MacPrices 8:21 AM
  • "MacBook Air Prices & Sales" MacPrices 8:21 AM
  • "iPad 2 discounted as low as $360, BestBuy drops entire lineup by $100" 9 to 5 Mac 6:36 PM

  • "Apple TV: A simpler interface, easier access to media through iCloud" Washington Post [Free Registration Required] 7:04 PM
  • "Hands-on with the updated UI for Apple TV: get ready for more apps" Ars Technica 5:06 PM
  • "Apple's new iPad: A first hands on [Video] Los Angeles Times [Free Registration Required] 2:13 PM
  • "iPad 3rd-gen first impressions" gdgt 9:23 AM
  • "Hands On With New iPad's Cameras: One Good, One Not So Much" PC Magazine 11:06 AM
  • "The new feeds and speeds: iPad vs. MacBook Air and iMac" asymco 9:14 AM
  • "Instant Expert: Secrets & Features of Apple TV 5.0" iLounge 3:53 PM
  • "Protecting the iPhone 4/4S: Yet Another Case Review" Wired 1:28 PM
  • "Ballistic Life Style for iPhone 4/4S offers semi-rugged protection with minimal bulk" Macworld 9:20 AM
  • "Lytro camera review" Engadget 9:21 AM
  • "Nike+ FuelBand review: How I stopped worrying and learned to love Fuel" The Verge 2:12 PM
  • "Ten One Magnus Stand for iPad 2" iLounge 4:16 PM
iPad/iPhone/iPod touch Apps
  • "Behind the scenes with iMovie trailers" Macworld 8:39 PM
  • "Hands-On With iPhoto for iOS: Far From Picture-Perfect" Wired 8:06 PM
  • "iA Writer for iPhone Review" MacStories 7:28 PM
  • "Hands On With iPhoto for iPad" PC Magazine 11:07 AM
  • "iPhoto for iPad Hands On: Pretty and a Little Stupid?" Gizmodo 3:49 PM
  • "Twitter and Facebook bloom on iPad with Biologic" CNET News 10:06 AM
  • "CrowdCloud Review: Crowd sourcing local knowledge and general events, all via an easy to use social networking tool." 148Apps 11:09 AM
  • "Treasure Seekers 4: The Time Has Come HD for iPad review" AppleTell 9:15 AM
  • "iPad Appidemic: Spirit of Wandering – The Legend HD" AppleTell 9:14 AM
  • "iBomber Defense Pacific Review: Chillingo's newest tower defense game hits the bullseye." 148Apps 9:16 AM
  • "Hungry Rabbit Review: Cute to look at, frantically frustrating to play." 148Apps 10:20 AM
  • "Oh My Nuts Review" 148Apps 2:06 PM
  • "Downgrade iOS 5.1 To 5.0.1, 5.0, 4.3.3, 4.3.5 On iPhone, iPad, iPod touch [How-To Tutorial] Redmond Pie 2:13 PM
  • "Third-generation iPad: What you need to know" Macworld 4:15 PM
  • "FAQ: What you need to know now about the 'new iPad'/Why doesn't it have a real name, where's Siri, order now or wait? We've got answers"  Computerworld 3:54 PM
  • "How to Return That iPad 2 You Just Bought—Or at Least Get Some Money Back" Gizmodo 3:49 PM
  • "How to get cash for your old iPad" CBS News 8:48 AM
  • "iPad2 sales may rise on high price of new device" China Daily 9:24 PM
  • "Cassandra -Friday Review -The Weekend Arrives" eXtensions 9:29 PM
  • "Is Onlive Pirating Windows and Will It Cost Them?" Slashdot 9:23 PM
  • "Live from SF (sorta): Why Apple events break publishers" GigaOM 7:20 PM
  • "Oh, iPad naming convention, how thou doth stirreth the pot-eth" Macgasm 7:19 PM
  • "The sheer and utter failure of Apple's online store" ZDNet 6:51 PM
  • "Is the new Journal feature in iPhoto for iOS the start of something bigger?" TUAW 6:48 PM
  • "A Message To IT Leaders: You're Not Apple's Customer But Your Users Are" Cult of Mac 5:07 PM
  • "Apple Brags: We've Created Retail Jobs" ifoAppleStore 4:25 PM
  • "New iPad May Boost Cloud Storage Needs 10-Fold: Apple's new iPad means users will send more data in larger files and at faster speeds more often to cloud storage providers, forcing them to substantially boost their capacity." InformationWeek 4:18 PM
  • "Why I'm finally considering buying a tablet" CNET News 4:16 PM
  • "Is the new Journal feature in iPhoto for iOS the start of something bigger?" TUAW 4:11 PM
  • "Apple Downplays Role Of 'Kindle Threat' In Alleged e-Book Conspiracy" paidContent 4:11 PM
  • "Sorry, New iPad, I'm Still Hunting for a Cheaper Old Model" Mashable 4:10 PM
  • "Why 'the new iPad' is a terrible name" iMore 3:53 PM
  • "Why Sprint Got Shut Out of Apple's iPad Party" Mashable 3:49 PM
  • "Wall Street Sees Apple's New iPad Continuing to Dominate Tablets" The Mac Observer 3:46 PM
  • "Apple pulls a Foursquare and ditches Google Maps... but doesn't tell anyone" Digital Trends 4:10 PM
  • "Why iPhoto for iOS shows that Apple is closer to divorcing itself from Google Maps" The Next Web 2:12 PM
  • "Why the New iPad is Anything But Disappointing" MacTrast 2:12 PM
  • "It's OnLive vs. Microsoft over Windows on your iPad" The Next Web 2:12 PM
  • "Is OnLive Desktop running Windows illegally?" The Verge 2:12 PM
  • "Why Apple's New iPad Won't Win Over the Xbox Gamer" Kotaku 2:11 PM
  • "Greenpeace Calls Apple's iCloud Dirty, Unsustainable" Cult of Mac 2:11 PM
  • "What Apple Really Thinks About The iPad Tablet Competition" Seeking Alpha 2:08 PM
  • "New iPad highlights need for flexible data plans" Reuters 2:07 PM
  • "New iPad Isn't Revolutionary, But Apple Just Widened Its Moat" Forbes 2:03 PM
  • "Op-Ed: Are We Jaded?" YMP Now 1:59 PM
  • "Did Tim Cook measure up to Jobs at new iPad event?" Washington Post [Free Registration Required] 1:28 PM
  • "Why did The New York Times revise their 'iPad modest changes' article and neglect to inform their readers?" MacDailyNews 1:27 PM
  • "Apple's big lie about job creation, and other bogus claims: Suspicious Stats are a staple of tech marketing that deserve to be exposed for the flimflammery they are" InfoWorld 11:07 AM
  • "Ted Landau's User Friendly View: The New iPad: Not That Much but More Than Enough" The Mac Observer 11:02 AM
  • "How Will PCs Sales Grow in 2012? Sloooooowly." ["What about Apple's iPad and other tablets running Android eating into PC sales? There's no question that they do. But that impact is relative: Gartner last sized up the size of the tablet market last fall and pegged it at 64 million units in 2012, which is probably conservative seeing how Apple sold 15 million iPads in the fourth calendar quarter of 2011."] AllThingsD 10:19 AM
  • "Why Apple Doesn't Need Google Maps Anymore" Gizmodo 10:18 AM
  • "Apple in antitrust crosshairs over e-book pricing" Ars Technica 10:18 AM
  • "iPads Don't Work For These SMBs: Some entrepreneurs and small business owners say the iPad and other tablets don't serve their business needs. Here's why." InformationWeek 10:06 AM
  • "The New iPad: Leaving the Competition Behind"  Tech.pinions 9:55 AM
  • "The New iPad Display and the End of Paper"  Tech.pinions 9:55 AM
  • "Apple's New iPad: Initial Impressions Positive" TheStreet 9:46 AM
  • "Why You Want the New iPad So Badly" Time 9:54 AM
  • "Which iPad 3 Should You Get?" OS X Daily 2:13 PM
  • "Should I upgrade to the new iPad?" Crave @ CNET 11:08 AM
  • "Buzz about what new iPad doesn't have" CBS News 9:18 AM
  • "Everything We Think We Know About Apple's Events Is Wrong" Time 9:17 AM
  • "Proof That Android Tablets Are Running Out Of Ways To Fight The iPad" Business Insider 9:17 AM
  • "In a triumph of marketing, AT&T upgrades Apple's iPhone to '4G'" The Verge 9:17 AM
  • "New iPad: One Giant Leap for Power Users, One Small Step for Everyone Else" MacNewsWorld 9:16 AM
  • "Final Thoughts Regarding the New iPad" iSource 9:16 AM
  • "The Bottom Line on Your New iPad Predictions" Techland 9:15 AM
  • "Apple's new iPad: The analysts weigh in" Fortune 9:09 AM
  • "New iPad advert bigs up the screen" Crave @ CNET 9:09 AM
  • "New ad for new iPad: The screen isn't fun like Siri" CNET News 9:08 AM
  • "The New Apple TV and Apple's Home Entertainment Ambivalence: The new Apple TV is just a 1080p version of the old one. With so many HDTV makers working on advancing smart TV designs, Apple is purposefully lagging behind." PC Magazine 11:06 AM
  • "Apple's lonely dud: Lost amid the fanfare over the new iPad announced yesterday was a rare flop, the sleepy little black box called Apple TV." Fortune 8:58 AM
  • "Why I ordered a Wi-Fi-only iPad" ZDNet 8:55 AM
  • "You should still consider a 4G Apple iPad, I bought one myself" ZDNet 8:55 AM
  • "Daily Report: Apple Is Said to Face Warning on Book Prices" New York Times [Free/Paid Registration Required] 8:52 AM
  • "Four takeaways from Apple's 'resolutionary' iPad" CNET News 8:48 AM
  • "The Full HD PC vs iPad Rant" ghacks 8:46 AM
  • "There Are Three Kinds of Apple Events" New York Times [Free/Paid Registration Required] 8:43 AM
  • "Some Thoughts On Apple's New IPad..." MacNews 8:30 AM
  • "Apple's New iPad: 9 Features That Matter" [Slideshow] Mashable 10:21 AM
  • "Top 10 features in Apple's new iPad" iPad.Blorge 8:19 AM
  • "The Insanely Crazy Glaring Flaw In Apple's New iPad" PixoBebo 8:11 AM
  • "6 Reasons The iPad Doesn't Suck Anymore, And 4 Things That Would Make It Better" Mac 360 8:10 AM
  • "BBC Plans iTunes Competitor With Download Fees For New And Old Shows" paidContent 7:11 PM
  • "Opinion: The problem with software patents? They don't scale" Ars Technica 4:24 PM
  • "Follow the Links: Piracy and Big Media" TidBITS 3:46 PM
  • "Facebook: 5-6% of accounts are fake" ZDNet 11:38 AM
  • "Happy International Women's Day 2012 from Facebook" ZDNet 11:38 AM
  • "How to Make Your Facebook Photo Feed Look Like a Pinterest Board" Techland 11:30 AM
  • "US smartphone penetration reaches 100 million" TG Daily 11:26 AM
  • "Translating Twitter into languages read right to left isn't easy" Los Angeles Times [Free Registration Required] 10:52 AM
  • "Cloud 2012: More Data. More Efficiency. More Devices." InformationWeek 11:54 AM
  • "Oracle, SAP rush to cloud: Can SaaS sprawl be too far behind?" ZDNet 11:40 AM
  • "Microsoft Azure outage shows clear need for different cloud testing" InfoWorld 10:48 AM
  • "How to get more honest search results: Google's search results are now suspect due to Google+-related manipulations. Here's how to get purer results in your browser" [Slideshow] InfoWorld 10:47 AM
  • "Why aren't there more women in tech start-ups?" The Globe and Mail [Free Registration Required] 10:41 AM
  • "'Anonymous' hurt by arrests but hard to kill" Reuters 10:05 AM
  • "Cartoon: The Value of Flash on the iPad" ReadWriteWeb 2:11 PM
  • "iPad event: Scoopertino live blog transcript" Scoopertino 8:21 AM
Press Releases/Products/Public Relations
  • "Accessories for iPad: Scosche, Belkin, Waterfield" Electronista 9:27 PM
  • "Assassin's Creed Recollection now available on iPhone" GameZone 4:16 PM
  • "Path 2.1 adds Nike+ updates, music ID" Electronista 3:50 PM
  • "Speck tweaking existing iPad 2 cases to fit new iPad" CNET Reviews 11:09 AM
  • "Highlight app now lets you bookmark users, save them for later" GigaOM 10:23 AM
  • "Introducing MotionX-Sleep for iPhone and iPod touch: Sleep Better, Wake Up Refreshed and Be More Active" Marketwire 10:02 AM
  • "IWGuide 1.1 is now available" jeTap 10:01 AM
  • "UNIEA Launches Cases For New iPad - Request Free Samples Now!" UNIEA 9:57 AM
  • "Camera Awesome Is an iPhone Camera Upgrade That Earns Its Title" Lifehacker 9:54 AM
  • " Congratulates Apple on another Spectacular Generation of the iPad, Unveiled by Apple on Wednesday in San Francisco" PRWeb 9:03 AM
  • "Bellefield and Rippe & Kingston Announce LMS Integration with iTimeKeep for iPad, iPhone, & Droid, Providing Attorneys with Time Entry from any Mobile Device" PRWeb 9:03 AM
  • "Apple Changes the PC Landscape, Technology Report by Profit Confidential" PRWeb 9:03 AM
  • "Accessorize Your New iPad With Fresh Accessories From Amzer" PRWeb 9:03 AM
  • "CellTrak announces availability of iOS Platform support for Home and Community Care Market" PRWeb 9:03 AM
  • "Vanity, the App That Rates Facial Attractiveness, Adds Innovative Heat Mapping Feature and Changes Price to Free" PRWeb 9:03 AM
  • "Dictate, Upload and Get Transcribed – All at a Click of a Button on the iPhone" PRWeb 9:03 AM
  • "Teacher Observation and Evaluation iPad /iPhone App Makes Classroom Walkthroughs Easier than Ever" PRWeb 9:02 AM
  • "Hipstreet's New Accessories Provide Protection and Style for Latest iPad" PRWeb 9:02 AM
  • "What Apple Didn't Announce: What Does the New Catalogs Category Signal for the App Store?" PRWeb 9:02 AM
  • "omNovia Web Conference Mobile App Released for iPhone, iPad and Android Devices" PRWeb 9:02 AM
  • "Latest iMap® Weather Radio helps individuals prepare for the dangerous storm season upon us" PRWeb 9:02 AM
  • "New iPad Cases Released Into the Wild" PRWeb 9:02 AM
  • "CookieCoo Dancing Star: iOS Rhythm App for Kids Puts Smiles on Faces" PRWeb 9:02 AM
  • "PopCap Releases Zuma's Revenge! ™ and Zuma's Revenge!™ HD for iPad®, iPhone® and iPod® Touch" Business Wire 9:01 AM
  • "Wrapsol Announces Screen Protector Accessory for the New iPad" Business Wire 9:01 AM
  • "ConsumerSearch Offers On-the-Go Shopping Advice with Free Product Review App" Business Wire 9:01 AM
  • "Who will Lead in Mobile Purchasing? Apple, Google, Facebook, Amazon, PayPal...or your Bank?" Business Wire 9:01 AM
  • "XtremeMac™ Unveils Stylish Cases and Accessories for the New iPad® Ideal for Apple® Enthusiasts" Business Wire 9:01 AM
  • "Case-Mate Reveals On-Trend Accessories for the New Apple iPad" Case-Mate 9:00 AM
  • "LifeProof Hosts "Dunk Your iPhone" Contest at SXSW Interactive" PRNewswire 8:59 AM
  • "Netflix adds iTunes sign up and 1080p HD support to Apple TV" BGR 8:36 AM
  • "WaterField Designs Introduces the Muzetto Outback™ for the New Apple iPad" WaterField Designs 8:28 AM
  • "eggshell for iPad 3 / iPad 2 fits Smart Cover (Smoky Black)" USBfever 8:27 AM
  • "SOFTSHELL case for iPad 3 / iPad 2 fits for Smart Cover (Smoky Black)" USBfever 8:27 AM
  • "FOLIO Case for iPad 3 / iPad 2 (Black)" USBfever 8:27 AM
  • "iTake Supplements and Pills Tracker - iPhone application" prMac 11:09 AM
  • "Pangea Releases Air Wings for iOS" prMac 10:02 AM
  • "Apimac releases the new generation of Self Timer for iPhone" prMac 8:27 AM
  • "Fight viruses on iPhone with a free version of mind-bending puzzle game" prMac 8:27 AM
  • "Color Breaker - Totally Free Block Game for iPhone and iPad" prMac 8:27 AM
  • "Gothic Masquerade HD: A Spooky Pick-Up-And-Play Hidden Object iPad Game" prMac 8:27 AM
  • "WritePDF 1.0 - Worlds Most Powerful and Sophisticated PDF Modifying App" prMac 8:27 AM
  • "New iPhone App Lets You Scan, Print, Fax, Download and Store Documents" prMac 8:26 AM
  • "Make awesome-looking photo collages with Fuzel" prMac 8:26 AM
  • "iPhone/iPad Game Torpedo Away! - Now Available on the iTunes App Store" prMac 8:26 AM
  • "Fanurio 2.5 released - Time Tracking and Billing for Freelancers" prMac 8:26 AM
  • "Double Feature Brings Movie Matching to iOS" prMac 8:26 AM
  • "Costa Concordia In Memory on iPad-Story of Luxury Liner Disaster of 2012" prMac 8:26 AM
  • "iPhone Magic App - Magic Kit: Magic Timer - Release Info" prMac 8:26 AM
  • "PoopTime 2.0 for iOS - Track Money Earned on Work Restroom Breaks" prMac 8:24 AM
  • "Craig Hinrichs Releases Star Catch 2.0 Game For iOS Devices" prMac 8:24 AM
  • "MassLight Updates Reverse Lobotomy Foreign Language School" prMac 8:24 AM
  • "AppZapp 4.0 for the iPhone and iPad - Now for a limited time for free" prMac 8:24 AM
Computer Industry
  • "IBM optical chip moves data at 1Tbps: IBM claims the optical chip can be designed using standard components, thus lowering costs" IDG News Service 10:48 AM
  • "Holey optochip breaks the 1-Tbit/s barrier" EE Times 11:14 AM
  • "IBM Holey Optochip moves 1Tbps of data: IBM claims the chip can be designed using standard components, thus lowering cost" Techworld 11:23 AM
  • "IBM's Holey Optochip could be supercomputing, data center boon" ZDNet 11:38 AM
  • "IBM Wholly Excited About 'Holey' Chip's Speed" WSJ Blogs 9:31 AM
  • "Lenovo recalls 160,000 all-in-one PCs after blaze warning" Register Hardware 11:28 AM
  • "Michael Dell Is Excited About Windows Tablets, But There's A Catch" Business Insider 11:47 AM
  • "Dell Seeks Edge Over IPad With Windows Tablet" Bloomberg 10:13 AM
  • "Dell backs Windows 8 system and promises tablets as soon as platform ships" V3 11:32 AM
  • "Dell plans to release new enterprise tablet the day of Windows 8's release" The Verge 5:06 PM
  • "HP chief finds pitfalls easier to identify than fix" Financial Times [Paid Membership Required] 10:37 AM
  • "Hewlett-Packard Goes Ex-Dividend Soon" Forbes 9:47 AM
  • "HP sees integrated photonic processors in 2017" Electronista 7:04 PM
  • "Microsoft Says Decaffeinated Bing Tastes as Good as Google" Wired Magazine 11:36 AM
  • "Microsoft Smartphone U.S. Market Share Dips: comScore" eWeek 10:36 AM
  • "Microsoft previews Windows Embedded 8" EE Times 10:34 AM
  • "Microsoft Windows Embedded 8 Preview Arrives: Microsoft needs Embedded OS as it battles Apple's iPad in the market for retail devices and other specialty hardware." InformationWeek 10:06 AM
  • "Develop Metro apps? Say no to this con: Microsoft says Windows 8 will be a bonanza for developers. Who does it think it's kidding?" InfoWorld 10:46 AM
  • "Microsoft's secret licensing deal with OnLive: A Microsoft MVP resigns in disgust as his attempts to find out the details about OnLive licensing are snubbed" InfoWorld 10:47 AM
  • "Microsoft Raises Red Flag Over OnLive's Windows for the iPad" Wired Magazine 3:54 PM
  • "Microsoft in dispute with OnLive over Windows desktop-on-iPad licensing" ZDNet 4:53 PM
  • "Microsoft: OnLive's Windows-on-iPad service violates license" Ars Technica 3:54 PM
  • "Intel Aims for Faster Thunderbolt With PCI-Express 3.0" PCWorld 9:11 PM
  • "Intel Dismisses AMD Acquisition of SeaMicro Deal" eWeek 10:36 AM
  • "AMD's New Baby Says It Never Asked Intel for a Home" Wired Magazine 6:47 PM
  • "AMD Steps Up Efforts in Server Market" TheStreet 11:46 AM
  • "Cisco rolls out UCS servers with Intel Xeon E5 chips: Virtual servers, cloud and Big Data the focus of new line" Techworld 11:23 AM
  • "Cisco outs third gen UCS blades and racks" The Register 11:28 AM
  • "U.S. Report to Warn on Cyberattack Threat From China" [Paid Membership Required] 9:37 AM
  • "IT industry celebrates International Women's Day" Techworld 11:23 AM
  • "New Apple iPad kicks PC industry while it's down: Tablets, and the iPad in particular, are part of the perfect storm hitting top PC makers; can ultrabooks boost the competition?" Computerworld 10:26 AM
  • "PC market hurting from demand for smartphones, tablets" CNET News 10:01 AM
  • "PC shipments to grow in 2012 but tablet assault remains major threat" V3 11:32 AM
  • "PC Shipments to Grow 4.4 Percent in 2012: Gartner" eWeek 10:35 AM
  • "Post PC Indeed: Gartner Says 2012 PC Shipments Will Only Grow 4.4% To 368M Units" TechCrunch 11:21 AM
  • "PC sales hit a wall in 'post-PC' world" CNNMoney 2:03 PM
Finances (Click heading for current Apple Stock price.)
Apple News
  • "Apple: More than The New iPad" Forbes 4:52 PM
  • "China Mobile Alone Can Take Apple to $650"  Forbes 4:16 PM
  • "With iPad 3, It's Apple's Time to Wither or Shine" MarketWatch 2:03 PM
  • "Apple stock seemingly unaffected day after iPad announcement" Silicon Valley 10:27 AM
  • "Is Apple too big for markets?" [Audio Report] BBC 8:47 AM
  • "Apple's Halo Effect on Shares of its Suppliers" [Video Report] Bloomberg 8:43 AM
  • "Apple: Price Targets, Estimates Going Up on New iPad" Barron's 10:17 AM
  • "2000 Cisco Vs. 2012 Apple - Are We In A Bubble Now?" Seeking Alpha 8:34 AM
  • "Apple Still a Screaming Buy" RealMoney 2:03 PM
Industry News
  • "Techs join rally on Greece optimism: Sigma Designs shares off 10% as chipmaker swings to quarterly loss" MarketWatch 4:20 PM
  • "U.S. stocks rise with outlook for Greece debt swap: Homebuilders, Alcoa rise; McDonald's sinks" MarketWatch 4:20 PM
  • "S&P 500 Caps Biggest Two-Day Advance of the Year" Bloomberg 4:21 PM
  • "Stocks Run Up on Greece Speculation, Jobs Outlook" TheStreet 4:21 PM
  • "Hope about Greece spurs stocks" CNNMoney 4:21 PM
  • "Stocks Notch Another 'Up' Day: Stocks coasted higher for the second straight session, as optimism increased that Greece will complete a debt-swap deal." [Paid Membership Required] 4:21 PM
  • "Asian Stocks Snap Three-Day Retreat on Japan Economy, U.S. Jobs" Bloomberg 9:44 AM
  • "Asia Markets: Asian markets rally to end 3-day losing streak/Greek debt deal optimism, U.S. cues enhance investor risk appetite" MarketWatch 9:33 AM
  • "European Stocks Gain Before Greek Debt-Swap Deadline; EADS Rises" Bloomberg 9:44 AM
  • "Europe Markets: European stocks rally as Greek debt deal looms/Banks, resources boost mood ahead of Greek debt-swap deadline" MarketWatch 11:43 AM
  • "Most active Nasdaq-traded stocks: Nasdaq's 10 most active stocks at 1 p.m." Associated Press 2:14 PM
  • "Midday Glance: Computer companies/Computer companies shares up at 1 p.m." Associated Press 2:14 PM
  • "Final Glance: Computer companies" Yahoo! News 9:15 PM
  • "Bulls See Legs in Tech-Stock Rally" [Paid Membership Required] 11:33 AM
  • "4 Strong Chip Stocks To Consider For 2012" Seeking Alpha 9:44 AM

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