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MacSurfer's Archive: Tuesday, March 13, 2012


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Thursday Highlights: Bloomberg's Mark Gurman hears long-anticipated AirPower wirless charger will hit store shelves in September, delay due to "technical hurdles"; Ben Lovejoy thinks Apple's recent habit of pre-announcing products hurts company more than consumers—reports and opinions in our Apple/Macintosh, and Op/Ed sections today; Nir Eyal at Quartz opines the reason Apple, Google don't want us using phones more is to curb harmful behavior, instead creating "healthy habits with [our] digital devices"; Tim Cook explains to Irish Times Apple's commitment to Ireland; Final Cut Pro turns 7 today—reports in our OS X section; Apple part of car consortium to establish digital car key specs for smartphones; Apple adds another original program to show lineup; the honeymoon is over, US Supreme Court rules states may now require online retailers to collect sales tax; CNET thinks Logitech Crayon so good Apple should copy it.

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  • "Apple: To infinity and beyond?"  CNNMoney 3:04 PM
  • "Understanding the aim of Apple TV: See the set-top box for what it is, and it makes sense in Apple's larger plan"  Macworld 8:57 AM
  • "Jefferies' Peter Misek went to Asia and thought he saw iTV: Ups his Apple price target $100 to $699 and 2012 iPhone sales from 145 to 155 million" Fortune 10:41 AM
  • "Why Apple doesn't need to innovate much to stay ahead of the competition"  ZDNet 8:54 AM
  • "Apple Said to Be Subpoenaed by U.S. Regulators on Google's Mobile Search"  Bloomberg 3:08 PM
  • "U.S. FTC subpoenas Apple to find out what deal Google cut to be default search engine on iPhone" The Next Web 3:11 PM
  • "FTC subpoenas Apple in Google antitrust inquiry" ZDNet 3:23 PM
  • "New York man suing Apple for 'misleading and deceptive' Siri ads" Digital Trends 8:41 AM
  • "Apple hit with Siri suit over what the program can really do" Washington Post [Free Registration Required] 9:57 AM
  • "Apple Hit With Class Action Lawsuit Over Siri: New York City iPhone 4S customer sues Apple, claiming Siri advertisements are misleading and that the service doesn't work as depicted in commercials." InformationWeek 10:21 AM
  • "Apple Calls Proview Stance 'Misleading': Apple Inc. elaborated on its claims to the iPad trademark in China, saying that the Chinese company on the other side of a lawsuit over the name is 'misleading Chinese courts and customers.'" [Paid Membership Required] 8:22 AM
  • "Apple Sued Over Siri's Shortcomings" PCWorld 3:11 PM
  • "EU: Apple, Motorola Held Patent Settlement Talks" PC Magazine 10:45 AM
  • "Apple, Motorola Mobility held patent war peace summit: Apple and Motorola Mobility held peace talks at the end of last year to end their patent row with a cross-licensing agreement, according to an EU document." The Register 11:16 AM
  • "Apple Says Samsung Won't Cough Up Source Code Ordered By Court" Forbes 10:39 AM
  • "7 Reasons Apple's New iPad Could Replace Your Games Console" Techland 8:31 AM
  • "Apple patches record number of Safari 5 bugs with monster update: Fixes 83 security flaws, most in WebKit engine; boosts JavaScript performance on OS X Lion" Computerworld 8:26 AM
  • "83 Safari Patches: Could Rise of Apple Affect Enterprise Security?" NewsFactor 3:08 PM
  • "Apple Adds Photo Stream Deletion to Aperture 3.2.3" The Mac Observer 8:43 PM
  • "Apple releases Aperture 3.2.3 and Epson Printer Driver update" MacFixIt 9:02 PM
  • "Updates to Aperture and Safari" eXtensions 8:42 PM
  • "Adobe warns of hash collision in ColdFusion: The denial-of-service issue affects ColdFusion 9.0.1 and earlier versions for Windows, Mac OS X and UNIX." ZDNet 11:35 AM
  • "How to preview the Retina display enhanced in Safari on Mac or PC" AppleInsider 8:45 AM
  • "iTunes 10.6 parental controls suggest iTunes Store coming to Indonesia, Thailand, more" AppleInsider 12:13 PM
  • "A History of Apple's Server Products — Sans the Xserve, Which was Boring" 512 Pixels 11:38 AM
  • "Residual '.SM.gul' files in OS X may confuse your Mac" MacFixIt 3:21 PM
  • "Immediately test your Mac's RAM upgrade" MacFixIt 3:21 PM
  • "MathMagic v8.0 Personal Edition Equation Editor for Mac" Applelinks 8:53 AM
  • "OmniPlan 2.0.3 review: It's project management made easy with OmniPlan's powerful tools" Macworld UK 8:50 AM
  • "7toX review: A third-party solution for migrating FCP 7 projects to FCP X" Macworld UK 8:50 AM
  • "Hazel, the standout file organizer, gets even smarter" Macworld 12:14 PM
  • "Burn an ISO Image from the Command Line" OS X Daily 3:21 PM
  • "Getting and setting PPD options via command line..." brunerd 3:03 PM
  • "Change Audio Settings Quickly from the Menubar [OS X Tips] Cult of Mac 8:45 AM
  • "Add Finder labels via drag-and-drop" Macworld 8:51 AM
  • "Resolve GarageBand Export Songs to iTunes timeout" Mac OS X Hints 9:57 AM
  • "Speed up your Mac by removing files from the Desktop" Mac OS X Hints 9:57 AM
  • "How Does A Lowly Mac User Manage A Wine Collection (there's an for that)?" BohemianBoomer 7:48 AM
  • "Having Fun With A Font Management App On A Mac (how to view, select, update fonts)" TeraTalks 7:48 AM
  • "How To Teleport Into Your Mac From Anywhere In The World (using another Mac)" Mac 360 7:48 AM
  • "Add Speed Dial Buttons To Your Mac's Files And Folders (and learn how to stop cursing)" McSolo 7:48 AM
  • "How To Keep Your Mac Virus Free, Trojan Free, Worm Free For Free With 3 Apps" Mac 360 7:47 AM
  • "How Your Mac Is The One Stop Shop For The Most Calculators Ever (one click)" NoodleMac 7:47 AM
  • "Virtualizing Windows 8 under OS X" ZDNet 3:23 PM
  • "Is iTunes' Radio Service Wigging Out?" Kirkville 3:22 PM
  • "Apple's iTunes Match Update Restores Genius to iPhone — or Does It?" Mashable 3:21 PM
  • "Analysis: My Travels with Lion & iCloud: The Claws Come Out" The Mac Observer 11:16 AM
Press Releases
  • "Firefox 11 For Windows, OS X & Linux Now Available For Download" Redmond Pie 9:10 PM
  • "Apple Updates Epson Printer Drivers for Snow Leopard, Lion" The Mac Observer 8:43 PM
  • "Kanda Software Releases Memory Lane Software for the Mac: Free Mac App Helps Evernote Users Remember Everything in a Fun and Inspiring Way" PRWeb 7:54 AM
  • "Trilobyte Games Releases The 7th Guest for Mac App Store" prMac 7:54 AM
  • "Stellar Phoenix releases Mac Data Recovery V5" prMac 7:54 AM
  • "iPresentee Offers to Restock Keynote Themes Collection" prMac 7:53 AM
General Interest/Potpourri
  • "Sir Jonathan Ive: Knighted for services to ideas and innovation/Sir Jonathan Ive, Apple designer, has been the driving force behind some of the best-loved gadgets of our age. Mark Prigg asked him about his methods and motives" The Independent 10:54 AM
  • "Former Apple Sr. V-P Now Talkative About Retail: Once reclusive as the Sr. vice-president of Apple retail, J.C. Penney CEO Ron Johnson is now talking about his retail background and Apple experience at every opportunity." ifoAppleStore 10:14 PM
  • "The iPad could be the future of games consoles, say Epic and EA" The Verge 8:31 AM
  • "Stanford students, Apple iPad apps just go together" USA Today 9:03 PM
  • "Anonymous Samsung Executive Claims Apple Planning to Launch Smaller iPad by End of 2012" MacRumors 3:20 PM
  • "Dad Warns Developers: Don't Trick My Kids Into Buying" Cult of Mac 8:40 AM
  • "EU wants ebook publishers to settle arguments" The Inquirer 8:26 AM
  • "NPD ranks iPhone 4S as America's most popular 4G phone due to HSPA+" AppleInsider 3:20 PM
  • "Android Surges But iOS Remains King of 4Q11 Tablets" The Mac Observer 3:03 PM
  • "Apple, Google Battle for Enterprise Customers in the BYOD Era" eWeek 10:38 AM
  • "iPads may boost residents' efficiency: study/Giving iPads to doctors-in-training helped them be more efficient at ordering tests and procedures for their patients in a new study from one university program." Reuters 8:29 AM
  • "Can iPads make MRI patients less claustrophobic?" GigaOM 3:04 PM
  • "Construction Begins On Calif. Replacement Store" ifoAppleStore 3:22 PM
  • "Apple warns Hong Kong iPad scalpers against queueing ahead of Friday launch (but that doesn't stop them)" The Next Web 8:31 AM
  • "No lines allowed to buy the new iPad in Hong Kong" Digital Trends 8:42 AM
  • "Foxconn Hiring Lifestyle Services Manager To Make Factory Work Life Simply Fabulous" Cult of Mac 12:14 PM
  • "'£50 iPad' advertised by Tesco will not be honoured" BBC 3:20 PM
  • "Apple releases television ad for the new iPad" AppleTell 8:50 AM
  • "Apple's first TV ad for the new iPad focuses on Retina display (with Video)" MacDailyNews 9:42 AM
  • "UAE Cabinet Adopts iPad eBriefcase / HH Sheikh Mohammed, Ruler of Dubai an iPad user" Obama Pacman 12:04 PM
  • "iPad Inflation: UK starts tracking tablet sales to monitor the nation's spending" The Next Web 8:31 AM
  • "Suggestions of iTunes Stores for Thailand and Other Countries in the Region" eXtensions 3:03 PM
  • "TV Viewing On Tablets Ups Monthly Viewing Times" MacNews 8:17 AM
  • "Apple WALT – Was This the First iPhone? [Vintage Tech] Cult of Mac 8:57 AM
Non-Apple News
  • "JC Penney enjoys taste of Apple magic" Financial Times [Paid Membership Required] 12:12 PM
  • "Hollywood hopes Wal-Mart will seed UltraViolet cloud" CNET News 11:41 AM
  • "Nokia Will Host Lumia Event in Beijing on March 28" AllThingsD 11:37 AM
  • "SAP's cloud business chief taking leave" MarketWatch 11:34 AM
  • "Acer updates S Series monitors with five new slim displays" ZDNet 11:26 AM
  • "Malware writers hijack SIM data for mobile bank scam" V3 11:18 AM
  • "Google backs UK start-ups with seven-storey Campus" ZDNet UK 11:28 AM
  • "Google Hires DARPA Head Regina Dugan" PC Magazine 10:53 AM
  • "Sony Unveils Xperia Sola With 'Floating Touch' Technology" PC Magazine 10:53 AM
  • "Anti-Anonymous hacker threatens to expose them: Self-described patriotic 'Jester' used Twitter to lure 'hit list' targets, hack into smartphones" SecurityNewsDaily 10:50 AM
  • "Xilinx and Micron demo interoperability of FPGA and RLDRAM 3 memory interface standard" EE Times 10:32 AM
  • "ARM Cortex-M0+ targets 'internet of things' designs" EE Times 10:32 AM
  • "Arm's latest processors aim to stretch internet's reach" BBC 10:19 AM
  • "Teradata Takes Storage Swipe At Oracle Exalytics" InformationWeek 10:14 AM
  • "Samsung Starts Galaxy S II Ice Cream Sandwich Rollout" PC Magazine 10:52 AM
  • "Hynix CEO sees DRAM-industry recovery in 2nd half" MarketWatch 9:53 AM
  • "AOL Has Some Pretty Sweet Patents, Too, Tim Armstrong Tells Wall Street" AllThingsD 11:38 AM
  • "AOL's CEO Defends Strategy" [Paid Membership Required] 9:44 AM
  • "If Apple Made ThermoStats, This Is What They Would Look Like" Business Insider 8:36 AM
  • "The new iPad: Available Friday March 16th at 8am" 9 to 5 Mac 9:29 AM
  • "Confirmed: Apple Stores Opening Early For New iPad Launch" AppleBitch 9:55 AM
  • "Biting Into the iPad 3 Performance Riddle: Benchmarks Reveal Some Secrets" DailyTech 3:21 PM
  • "Video: New iPad in Vietnam" Fortune 8:22 AM
  • "Vietnamese User Gets Hands on New iPad Early, Benchmarked" The Mac Observer 8:18 AM
  • "Apple's new iPad outfitted with 1GB RAM, early benchmarks reveal" The Next Web 8:31 AM
  • "New iPad unboxed: looks the same as the last one (Video)" The Verge 8:30 AM
  • "RAM And CPU Clock Speed Confirmed For New iPad, But The Spec Is Still Dead" TechCrunch 8:42 AM
  • "With Apple's new iPad, supply chain is the hero" ZDNet 8:35 AM
  • "No display shortage seen for new iPad - Jefferies" Reuters 8:40 AM
  • "Apple TV Production Starts In May, Goes On Sale At Year End, Says Jefferies" Business Insider 10:11 AM
  • "Samsung to Supply Apple With IPad Screen After LG, Sharp Miss Requirements" Bloomberg 11:51 AM
  • "The new iPad's touch screen is made by Samsung, because LG and Sharp couldn't hack it" The Next Web 12:04 PM
  • "Apple Is Working On An Advanced Screen To Make The Next iPhone Thinner" Business Insider 3:11 PM
  • "Apple drops Nvidia Kepler from large numbers of laptops" SemiAccurate 3:22 PM
  • "Is Apple experiencing hiccups with GPUs on the next generation MacBooks?" 9 to 5 Mac 3:24 PM
  • "iPad to dominate NAND chip demand: report" MarketWatch 11:34 AM
  • "Report: Tablets to Become 4th Largest User of Semiconductors by 2014" The Mac Observer 10:27 AM
Granted Apple Patents
  • "Big Patent Day for Apple Designs Covering iPods & MacBook Air" Patently Apple 10:07 AM
  • "Apple Wins iPhone Patent for Missed Phone Call Management" Patently Apple 8:58 AM
  • "Apple Granted Patent For Syncing, Transferring Digital Items" MacNews 8:46 AM
  • "Apple Patent Is For Transferring Button Status Info" MacNews 8:46 AM
  • "Mac Pro: External ports and connectors" Apple Support 9:08 PM
Price Trackers/Deals
  • "Angry Birds HD For iPad Is Temporarily Available For $2.99 (Normally $4.99)" Apple Sliced 8:58 AM
  • "Rat On A Skateboard For iPhone and iPad Is Free Right Now (Previously $0.99)" Apple Sliced 8:58 AM
  • "League of Evil 2 For iPhone and iPad Is $0.99 Today (Was $2.99)" Apple Sliced 8:58 AM
  • "13" MacBook Pro Prices & Deals" MacPrices 8:58 AM
  • "15" MacBook Pro Prices & Sales" MacPrices 8:58 AM
  • "17" MacBook Pro Prices & Sales" MacPrices 8:58 AM

  • "Apple iPad Wi-Fi (2012 model; Apple A5X processor; 9.7-inch display)" CNET Asia 8:21 AM
  • "Apple iPhone 5 vs Samsung Galaxy S3: Which smartphone will emerge victorious?" T3 3:21 PM
  • "Monster NCredible N-Tune headphones review" AppleTell 9:08 PM
  • "Brenthaven Prostyle Satchel Is Perfect for the iPad" Low End Mac 9:32 PM
  • "Review: iFrogz Boost Near-Field Audio Amplifying Speaker" Run Around Tech 3:23 PM
  • "Review: Cygnett Icon Art Series (for iPhone 4/4S)" Macworld 8:51 AM
  • "Incipio Stowaway case for iPhone review" iMore 8:53 AM
iPad/iPhone/iPod touch Apps
  • "Keynote for iPhone and iPad review" iMore 9:09 PM
  • "Numbers spreadsheet for iPhone and iPad review" iMore 3:21 PM
  • "Camera+ 3 Is Smarter Than Ever, But Not Always Faster [Review] Cult of Mac 3:24 PM
  • "Camera + Update to Version 3: A Flexible App with Some really Useful Features" eXtensions 11:03 AM
  • "Templates for Pages Pro – iPad App review" PadGadget 8:50 AM
  • "Contact Duster PRO" YMP Now 9:15 PM
  • "Icon Project's Lost That Shortcut Feeling" MacNewsWorld 8:54 AM
  • "A look at Siri's performance in Japanese (hands-on Video)" The Verge 8:30 AM
  • "'Monty Python: the Holy Book of Days' iPad app is a treasure trove of behind-the-scenes material from 'The Holy Grail'" The Verge 12:03 PM
  • "The Guitar Collection: George Harrison Review" Macworld 10:45 AM
  • "Post-production: GoPro Cineform Studio Professional" IT.Enquirer 8:18 AM
  • "'Adventure Bar Story' Review - The Best Bar Management RPG In Town" Touch Arcade 3:25 PM
  • "Monster Flip – Flippin' Around The Match Three Genre" Apple'n'Apps 3:24 PM
  • "Vibop Review: Add themes and effects to Video creations easily and effectively." 148Apps 9:13 AM
  • "Frames Review: Stylish to look at, simple to use, and produces some great time-lapse and stop motion Videos." 148Apps 8:54 AM
  • "iPad Appidemic: Midway Arcade" AppleTell 8:50 AM
  • "How To Install iPhoto On iOS 5.0.1 (iPhone, iPad, iPod touch)" Redmond Pie 8:50 AM
  • "Kindle vs. Nook vs. iPad: Which e-book reader should you buy?" CNET News 9:32 PM
  • "Here's who should buy the new iPad" CNET News 9:32 PM
  • "Caution: Streaming Video will chew through your 4G iPad data" CNET News 9:31 PM
  • "Dear Aunt TUAW: Help me get user guides for iBooks" TUAW 12:14 PM
  • "Six Ways to Protect Your Apple iPad" PCWorld 10:56 AM
  • "Should I buy iPhone 4S now or wait for iPhone 5?" CNET News 8:19 AM
  • "Why the iPad 2 is Far More Likely to Break than the Original iPad [Infographic] Mashable 9:04 PM
  • "Scott Turow: Apple didn't collude, it offered an e-books life raft" Los Angeles Times [Paid Membership Required] 9:03 PM
  • "Siri ads 'false and misleading,' according to class action lawsuit" VentureBeat 9:33 PM
  • "Apple Litigation Marks A New Era Of Expectations For Voice Recognition" Seeking Alpha 9:03 PM
  • "Cassandra -Wednesday Review -The Week in Full Swing" eXtensions 8:43 PM
  • "Apple looks like an angel after Motorola's outrageous patent demands" BetaNews 3:25 PM
  • "How We Know the iPad, Tablets, Are Now Mainstream" Forbes 3:08 PM
  • "Ted Landau's User Friendly View: iPad Squashes Laptops on Way to World Domination" The Mac Observer 3:04 PM
  • "Apple iTV Really, Really Happening This Time, Says Analyst" Minyanville 12:13 PM
  • "Nice Try: Motorola Demanded a License to Every One of Apple's Patents" AllThingsD 11:38 AM
  • "Could tiny ebooks really upset the mighty Apple cart? You wouldn't think that Apple had any problems right now. Its share price is so grossly high that it is ranked as the most valuable company in the world. Fans will queue up in their thousands for the chance to buy its latest iDevice – the new iPad – so much so that there won't be anywhere nearly enough devices in stock to satisfy demand on launch day." The Register 11:16 AM
  • "Teenage wasteland? Defending the iPhone, dissing the Droid" Gravitational Pull 10:45 AM
  • "Enterprises want iPad" BetaNews 10:55 AM
  • "Why iPads Aren't the Right Fit for Every Business" FOXBusiness 10:42 AM
  • "The Macalope Daily: Halftime" Macworld [Insider Content] 9:58 AM
  • "Your 3-Step Reality Check for the New iPad" TheStreet 9:41 AM
  • "Apple, Ford and J.C.Penney: In Retail Old Ideas Are New Again" Forbes 9:29 AM
  • "Apple: When The Music Stops/Let me be perfectly clear. I believe that Apple is the most dynamic company on the planet right now. Everything, and I mean EVERYTHING is going their way." Seeking Alpha 9:13 AM
  • "More Businesses Eyeing Tablets, Mostly iPads" PC Magazine 10:45 AM
  • "ChangeWave survey: New iPad roils the business tablet market" Fortune 9:12 AM
  • "Guy Sues Apple Because Siri Doesn't Do What Apple Says Siri Does" Business Insider 8:35 AM
  • "Apple Siri falsely advertised?" UberGizmo 8:35 AM
  • "Apple's claims for Siri are 'false and misleading'" The Inquirer 8:26 AM
  • "'Siri, I have some some suggestions for you': Apple's voice-controlled personal assistant could be better; here's how." Computerworld 8:24 AM
  • "Remember When Dell Was Worth More Than Apple?" PixoBebo 7:48 AM
  • "Transformer Prime as laptop replacement: Pros and cons" ZDNet 11:26 AM
  • "Intel Eyes Web TV: 3 Reasons It's the Worst Idea Ever!" [Video Report] Breakout 11:35 AM
  • "Why does Intel want to get into the Internet TV game?" ZDNet 11:26 AM
  • "Intel SSD 710 Series Solid State Drive Review" HotHardware 11:05 AM
  • "Death is just another status update as Facebook users find cyber immortality" Sydney Morning Herald 11:04 AM
  • "Yahoo goes after Facebook at a vulnerable time" Washington Post [Free Registration Required] 11:20 AM
  • "Hot Apps and Web Services of SXSW" PCWorld 10:56 AM
  • "Worried about 4G data costs? Here's a simple solution" InfoWorld 10:46 AM
  • "What tech skills gap? Train your workers: IT professionals are feeling the pressure to boost their tech skills, but they aren't getting the support and resources" InfoWorld 10:46 AM
  • "5 big security mistakes you're probably making" InfoWorld 10:45 AM
  • "Just what RIM's PlayBook needs: a $120 keyboard add-on" The Globe and Mail [Free Registration Required] 10:43 AM
  • "The Cloud Computing Paradigm Shift Is Bigger Than IT" CRM Buyer 10:33 AM
  • "Blogging service shootout: Blogger vs. WordPress" Computerworld 10:28 AM
  • "What Google needs now? To wow again" Fortune 10:40 AM
  • "Google's entertainment strategy is in disarray" CNET News 10:09 AM
  • "Despite Backlash, Google's 'Search Plus Your World' Hasn't Impacted Its Market Share" Seeking Alpha 10:06 AM
  • "Could Pinterest become the next Napster?" MarketWatch 9:54 AM
  • "Why Microsoft Has Big Challenges Ahead" Tech.pinions 9:17 AM
  • "Dad, how do you like your iPad birthday present? (with Video)" MacDailyNews 12:11 PM
  • "Apple axes music companies, Siri to sing entire iTunes catalog" Scoopertino 8:18 AM
Press Releases/Products/Public Relations
  • "Adventure Classic 'The Lords of Midnight' Coming to iOS" Touch Arcade 9:02 PM
  • "Jack Hollingsworth on iPhone Photography" MacTrast 9:02 PM
  • "Ravid May be the Most Convenient Video Messenger on iOS" 148Apps 3:25 PM
  • "Camera+ 3.0 update: Better sharing, photo importing, and editing features" Digital Trends 3:25 PM
  • "Screensaver+ Adds an iOS-like Lock Screen to Your Mac" Lifehacker 3:24 PM
  • "iCracked iPhone Repair Startup is a Y Combinator Company" PRNewswire 3:12 PM
  • "Patients using iPad to customize MRI scanning experience" TUAW 11:38 AM
  • "Hot Cases For Your New iPad" App Advice 11:38 AM
  • "Nokia Maps Arrives On iOS & Android (But Only As A Web App)" TechCrunch 11:09 AM
  • "DOMK Cinches Deal for Hottest New iPad Accessory for 2012" Business Wire 11:07 AM
  • "SAP Performance App Runs On Hana, iPad: SAP certifies processing-intensive Business Planning and Consolidation application to run on speedy in-memory database." InformationWeek 10:46 AM
  • "Dodocase launches new iPad 3 cases" CNET News 10:11 AM
  • "New Star Soccer for iOS and Android - Out Now!" New Star Games 10:07 AM
  • "You vs. Cat: New iPad Game Pits Humans Against Felines" Mashable 9:42 AM
  • "'Mass Effect 3 Datapad' Now Available for Free" Touch Arcade 8:54 AM
  • "Camera+ Sees Major Update: Dozens Of Features, New API, Integration With WordPress, Foodspotting & More" TechCrunch 9:42 AM
  • "Camera+ Gets A Huge Update" App Advice 8:42 AM
  • "The Most Popular Free iPad Apps Ever" MainStreet 8:40 AM
  • "Dave Hamilton Talks Mac Backups at Austin's CapMac" The Mac Observer 8:18 AM
  • "Goodwill Picks Inspect2GO at Naval Station Great Lakes for Food Safety Inspection App Using iPad" PRWeb 7:55 AM
  • "Marketing Expert, Nitin Chhoda, Describes How Physical Therapists Can Utilize the Lessons of Apple's® Recent Launch Of 'The New iPad ' To Grow Their Practice" PRWeb 7:54 AM
  • "New Miami-Based Software Company Releases First Live-Action 'Human Pet' App for iOS" PRWeb 7:54 AM
  • "Through the Cliff New game iPhone and iPad" prMac 9:02 PM
  • "Create Personalized Fairy Tales with a New iPad App from Simiula" prMac 7:54 AM
  • "Character Writer Released - Special Character Text Editor for iPad" prMac 7:54 AM
  • "The White Nights: Mobile Games Conference: the Registration is Open" prMac 7:54 AM
  • "Old school game Dots & Boxes Neo grants gaming fun for young and old" prMac 7:54 AM
  • "RoShamBo World! - Bringing the World Together Through RoShamBo" prMac 7:54 AM
  • "vueCAD - Free CAD viewer for the iPad - Available in the Apple App Store" prMac 7:54 AM
  • "Vitamin K App and 7 other iNutrient Apps now Universal with New Features" prMac 7:54 AM
  • "Tasa Graphic Arts releases Focus on Earthquakes app for iPad" prMac 7:54 AM
  • "2WayResume 2.0 App Uses Social Networking To Get Job Seekers Hired" prMac 7:54 AM
  • "National Gallery, London HD 1.0 for iOS - Enjoy 1520 Great Paintings" prMac 7:54 AM
  • "Elections Pal Saves Time And Money With Paperless Elections" prMac 7:54 AM
  • "Sticker Shock 1.0 for iOS - A Personal Price Inflation Tracker" prMac 7:54 AM
  • "Magic World 1.5 for iPhone/iPad/iPod - The Modern View of our Universe" prMac 7:54 AM
  • "Magic Alliance - new iOS social game" prMac 7:54 AM
  • "Learn and Master Chess Openings with this New App for iPad" prMac 7:53 AM
  • "Cryptic Caverns - Classic Adventure Game for iOS and Android Released" prMac 7:53 AM
Computer Industry
  • "Dell to buy SonicWall from Thoma Bravo" Reuters 10:00 AM
  • "Dell buys IT-security company SonicWall" MarketWatch 9:54 AM
  • "Dell Buys Firewall Firm SonicWall" Barron's 9:58 AM
  • "Dell's Greg Davis: Training Is Key To SonicWall Integration" CRN 10:25 AM
  • "Windows 8 fails the 'dad test': A couple of YouTube videos show 'normal' Windows users tackling Windows 8 for the first time. The results are sobering" InfoWorld 10:47 AM
  • "Google joins Windows 8 browser war with plans for Metro Chrome" ZDNet 11:25 AM
  • "Microsoft Meets Star Trek With Universal Translator: Cloud-based software learns to translate documents from one language to any of the world's approximately 7,000 other languages, Microsoft says." InformationWeek 10:44 AM
  • "Microsoft to provide Azure users with 33 percent credit for February outage" ZDNet 11:25 AM
  • "Microsoft Azure customers given credits for 'Leap Day' outage" Network World 11:08 AM
  • "Microsoft hikes SQL Server 2012 price 'by 20 per cent'" Channel Register 11:15 AM
  • "Oracle updates its Linux kernel with new advanced file system: Oracle's Unbreakable Enterprise Kernel Release 2 supports the cutting-edge Btrfs file system" IDG News Service 10:47 AM
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  • "Sandy Bridge Delivers More Processing Horsepower for Integrated Next-Gen Systems" E-Commerce Times 10:33 AM
  • "Intel's Xeon E5 Chips to Help Fuel 10GbE Growth in 2012: Dell'Oro" eWeek 10:35 AM
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  • "Intel's supply chain chief says ready for mobile" Reuters 3:35 PM
  • "Cisco launches third generation of 'fabric computing'" ZDNet 11:26 AM
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  • "Tablets Users Disappointed in Website Load Times" PCWorld 10:56 AM
  • "Consumer devices still cause IT chaos -- five years after first iPhone: IT execs offer advice on tough task of embracing consumer devices, and how they can be used to innovate" Computerworld 10:28 AM
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  • "Apple Looks To Explode To $670, But Keep An Eye On HP, Dell Too" Seeking Alpha 3:08 PM
  • "Shares Are Too Tempting Not to Bite: including many that aren't expected to invest in a giant, U.S.-based technology company that pays no dividends." [Paid Membership Required] 9:03 PM
  • "Fine, No Dividend, But Apple Could Use A Stock Buyback" Forbes 9:02 PM
  • "Apple Drives Record $1.24 Trillion of Company Cash, Moody's Says" Bloomberg 9:04 PM
  • "Tim Cook scoffs $11m slice of warm Apple pie" The Register 8:23 AM
  • "Apple CEO Tim Cook nets $11.1M from vested second half of 2010 bonus" AppleInsider 8:43 AM
  • "Apple: $50B of Debt Might Be 'Attractive Option,' Says Bernstein" Barron's 12:14 PM
  • "Apple: Borrow $100B, Pay A Fat Dividend, Analyst Suggests" Forbes 3:24 PM
  • "The iPad Economy: 2012 Chip Forecast Upped; Tablets Driving 18% Flash Memory Sales Jump" Forbes 9:58 AM
  • "Why Apple Investors All Need To Stop Whining About Not Getting A Dividend" Business Insider 8:41 AM
  • "Apple's Stock Set For iPad Rumor Boost" TheStreet 8:39 AM
  • "Things That Could Send Apple Pulling Back To $500" Seeking Alpha 10:06 AM
  • "Apple: Jefferies Ups Target to $699; Sees TV Being Built in June" Barron's 8:29 AM
  • "Will Apple Help OmniVision & TriQuint Bounce Back?" The Motley Fool 9:03 PM
  • "Is Apple really worth more than Poland?" BBC 8:41 AM
Industry News
  • "As Nasdaq pierces 3,000 level, Yahoo stock remains in blah mode" CNET News 3:35 PM
  • "Nasdaq ends above 3,000 for first time since 2000: Semi stocks lead rally, Micron rises on upbeat view of chips" MarketWatch 5:36 PM
  • "U.S. stocks add to rally after Fed, J.P. Morgan: Nasdaq closes above 3,000 for first time since 2000 as Apple jumps nearly 3%" MarketWatch 5:36 PM
  • "Dow Rises to Highest Level Since 2007" Bloomberg 5:36 PM
  • "Stocks Soar; Dow Looks to Add Fifth Day to Streak" FOXBusiness 5:36 PM
  • "Stocks Close at Multiyear Highs as JPMorgan Sparks Rally" TheStreet 5:36 PM
  • "Stocks rally into the close, Dow gains 218 points" CNNMoney 5:36 PM
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  • "Stocks poised to rise ahead of Fed" CNNMoney 9:38 AM
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  • "Asia Markets: Asian markets rally as Tokyo shares lag behind" MarketWatch 9:46 AM
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  • "Europe Markets: European stocks set for eight-month high after ZEW/Banks boost investors' mood; Antofagasta's a drag in London" MarketWatch 11:31 AM
  • "Most active Nasdaq-traded stocks: Nasdaq's 10 most active stocks at the close of trading" Associated Press 8:54 PM
  • "Final Glance: Computer companies/Computer companies shares up at the close of trading" Associated Press 8:54 PM
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