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MacSurfer's Archive: Thursday, March 22, 2012


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Friday 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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  • "IPad: The PC Killer" ["The most astonishing part of the iPad era is how completely Apple still controls it. ... Apple's dominance of the tablet space certainly represents a blow to the collective egos of PC manufacturers. But the iPad, by combining technical ingenuity with mass-market appeal, is doing more than simply eroding the profits of some of the world's most successful computer companies."]  Bloomberg Businessweek 8:07 AM
  • "Why Tablets Will Send PCs Toward Oblivion: Tablets like the iPad are fine pieces of technology, but what about them could possibly allow them to unseat something as ubiquitous as PCs? I see many tablet owners interacting with apps, using their iPads to navigate, stay in touch, use FaceTime and the like, but it still seems as if the core element that brings the most joy comes back to entertainment media. And that's where the cloud comes in." MacNewsWorld 8:55 AM
  • "The 12 greatest entrepreneurs of our time: 1. Steve Jobs" Fortune 12:57 PM
  • "How Will Apple Support LTE Voice Services?" Light Reading 4:19 PM
  • "Is Apple planning its own mobile voice service?" GigaOM 4:19 PM
  • "Proview Says Talks With Apple Over IPad Trademark Stalled"  Bloomberg 9:47 AM
  • "The Disruptive Power of iMessage"  New York Times [Free/Paid Registration Required] 4:42 PM
  • "Asymco: Can the iPad sustain 150% yearly growth?" Fortune 8:07 AM
  • "Texas Enterprise Fund Set to Help Apple Grow in Austin" ["The state plans to invest $21 million from its Texas Enterprise Fund over 10 years as Apple meets certain requirements. An additional $8.5 million in tax abatements could come from the city of Austin, and Travis County could provide $6 million in real estate abatements."] The Texas Tribune 10:12 AM
  • "Austin set to approve Apple incentives: The Austin City Council is expected to approve an $8.6 million incentive package for Apple Inc. today as part of a larger $33.5 million incentive and tax break package to bring a $304 million company expansion to Texas." Phoenix Business Journal 10:11 AM
  • "U.S. Congress grills 34 iOS developers on compliance with Apple's app privacy policies in official letter" The Next Web 4:55 PM
  • "Apple loses AppleCare appeal in Italian court, must pay $1.2M fine and put notice on packages" The Next Web 4:22 PM
  • "Apple loses appeal of $1.2M AppleCare ruling in Italy" AppleInsider 7:31 PM
  • "Apple Antitrust Suit Would Aid Amazon Book Monopoly"  Bloomberg 10:24 AM
  • "Author Turow fears DOJ Apple suit would empower Amazon" CNET News 4:58 PM
  • "Signs in Mountain Lion point to 'retina' display MacBooks sooner than later" Ars Technica 4:49 PM
  • "Ask Ars: how safe is my data stored in iCloud?" Ars Technica 9:32 AM
  • "Logic Pro and MainStage: Using royalty-free loops in commercial work" Apple Support 7:19 PM
  • "Mac OS X Server: Software Update Certificate expiration" Apple Support 8:54 AM
  • "Photoshop CS6 Beta is dark, swift, and content aware: Beta release reveals advances under the hood for boosting speed, intelligent operations, and 3D functionality" Macworld 8:50 AM
  • "Adobe's Photoshop CS6 Beta: Even a Little More Magical" Techland 8:48 AM
  • "Adobe Photoshop CS6 Beta Now Available for Download, We Go Hands-On" Popular Photography 8:51 AM
  • "Photoshop CS6 Review: The Best Update In Recent Memory" Gizmodo 8:49 AM
  • "Photoshop CS6 improvements" bjango 8:49 AM
  • "Adobe unveils Photoshop CS6 beta with redesigned UI and 65 new features, download it for free today" Engadget 8:50 AM
  • "Adobe Photoshop CS6 hands-on preview" The Verge 8:10 AM
  • "Adobe revs Photoshop's engine (hands on)" CNET News 8:49 AM
  • "How To manage Apple color panel favorites in OS X" MacFixIt 5:39 PM
  • "Final Cut Pro X 10.0.3 Review" Mac|Life 10:55 AM
  • "Review: Hazel, your Mac's housekeeper" IT.Enquirer 12:55 PM
  • "Akvis Magnifier review: On small images Magnifier offers a lot of control over how the final result will look" Macworld UK 8:55 AM
  • "Merlin 2.8 is a top-tier project management application" Macworld 8:43 AM
  • "AccessMenuBarApps lets you see hidden menu-bar icons" Macworld 4:53 PM
  • "Skirting auto-login in Lion" Macworld 9:31 AM
  • "Hide That Cluttered Desktop with Camouflage [OS X Tips] Cult of Mac 8:58 AM
  • "How To Add Artistic Designs To Mac Fonts With Point And Click And TypeStyler" Mac 360 7:50 AM
  • "Paranoid About Mac Security? Try The Easy Way To Stop Mac Apps From Phoning Home" McSolo 7:50 AM
  • "How Do You Add Videos To iTunes? Try The Drag And Drop And Convert App iVI Pro" Mac 360 7:49 AM
  • "Free Mac Plugin Schedules Gmail To Send Messages Later" BohemianBoomer 7:49 AM
  • "9 Reasons To Try A New Mac Email App" NoodleMac 7:50 AM
Press Releases
  • "Updated Ebook Explains Managing Data in DEVONthink 2" TidBITS 4:16 PM
  • "AirServer 4.2 released, optimized for iPad 3" AppleTVHacks 10:10 AM
  • "Play It Smart, Play Monkey Tales on Mac: The World's Coolest Homework Games Now Available on the App Store" Monkey Tales 9:50 AM
  • "iPackr Previews and Unzips Archives on OS X" Lifehacker 9:44 AM
  • "Ambrosia seeks iToner 3 beta testers" iLounge 9:42 AM
  • "Photoshop CS6 Beta Now Available on Adobe Labs" Adobe 8:42 AM
  • "QUBYX Integrated Konica Minolta CA 210 In Mac-Compatible PerfectLum" prMac 8:37 AM
  • "Screen Vault - A Brand New Innovative way to Lock and Unlock your Mac" prMac 7:48 AM
  • "Reggie Ashworth releases AppDelete 3.2.5 - Uninstall Anything" prMac 7:48 AM
  • "iBank 4 Competitive Upgrade Deal Offers Savings To Switch From Quicken" prMac 7:48 AM
  • "Desktop Blurrifier 1.0 Released for Mac OS X" prMac 7:48 AM
  • "Buy, build and decorate houses with Jane's Realty on Mac" prMac 7:47 AM
  • "A Better Finder Attributes 5.12 features major UI refresh" prMac 7:47 AM
  • "Aneesoft YouTube Converter for Mac Supports iPhone 4S, Kindle Fire etc" prMac 7:47 AM
General Interest/Potpourri
  • "Half of Apple fanbois would bank with the iPad titan: One in 10 punters polled in the US and UK admitted they would bank with Apple if the iPad maker decided to move into the money sector. Among Apple product owners, 43 per cent of those quizzed would consider dumping their current banks for the iPhone biz." The Register 10:00 AM
  • "Apple and Samsung 'rule the roost' with 90% of mobile industry's profits" AppleInsider 10:22 AM
  • "UBS: Half of new iPads sold will tap into 4G" GigaOM 4:47 PM
  • "BlackBerry crushed: Apple iPhone beats RIM in Canada" Computerworld 7:53 AM
  • "BlackBerry Loses Top Spot to Apple at Home: Corporate Canada" Bloomberg 8:39 AM
  • "Ouch. iPhone Outsells BlackBerry in Canada." AllThingsD 11:10 AM
  • "Why Is RIM Hiring iOS App Developers?" AllThingsD 4:26 PM
  • "RIM hiring iOS developers for enterprise apps" AppleInsider 6:41 PM
  • "Warehouse boss throws down gauntlet to Apple: On Wednesday, The Warehouse sold 100 units of the new iPad, throwing a spanner in Apple's carefully staged-managed plans for Friday's official release." National Business Review, New Zealand 8:38 AM
  • "iPhoto for iOS hits one million users" TUAW 8:38 AM
  • "iPhoto for iOS has over one million users in less than 10 days" The Verge 9:32 AM
  • "Portland Commission Offers Feedback on Store Design" ifoAppleStore 4:54 PM
  • "First look at huge Portland 'glass box' Apple Store" 9 to 5 Mac 5:34 PM
  • "An aerial view of Apple's North Carolina solar array site" FairerPlatform 9:50 AM
  • "Foxconn International swings to 2011 net profit" Reuters 10:55 AM
  • "Report: Nokia, Apple battle over ultra-tiny nano-SIMs" The Register 2:14 PM
  • "None of us can ever complain that a piece of software is too hard to learn again" Macenstein 9:39 AM
  • "New iPad Proves to be Tougher than Predecessors" PadGadget 4:49 PM
  • "Android store spotted in China ... selling iPhones" The Register 2:15 PM
  • "Linux creator Linus Torvalds declined job offer from Steve Jobs" SlashGear 10:02 AM
Non-Apple News
  • "Sprint to offer lower prepaid service plans" MarketWatch 2:18 PM
  • "Android 5.0, aka Jelly Bean, rumored for Q3 release" CNET News 2:28 PM
  • "AT&T Says Ice Cream Sandwich Update Available, at Least for One of Its Android Phones" AllThingsD 2:17 PM
  • "Designer creating new versions of Raspberry Pi" ZDNet 2:06 PM
  • "Facebook Adding High-Resolution Photos and Fullscreen Viewing Today" Techland 1:55 PM
  • "Facebook's new privacy policy to come into effect on Friday evening: Facebook's comment period on the updated privacy policy ends Friday" Techworld 1:43 PM
  • "Photoshop CS6 Beta Unveiled With Video, Content-Aware Tools" PC Magazine 11:58 AM
  • "Clojure inventor Hickey now aims for Android: In an interview, Clojure founder Rich Hickey discusses future of the functional JVM language, including his mobile aspirations" InfoWorld 11:37 AM
  • "Nvidia Unveils Ultra-Efficient Kepler GPU: With performance per watt as its new rallying cry, Nvidia puts a fresh spin on its eternal rivalry with AMD for desktop—and especially laptop—graphics supremacy." PC Magazine 11:56 AM
  • "Google dumps keys, passwords; secures services with standards, certs" ZDNet 2:05 PM
  • "Google mulls bribing operators to stuff its Wallet into pockets" The Register 1:48 PM
  • "Google Wave Still Shutting Down April 30" eWeek 11:23 AM
  • "Google patents tech to serve ads based on background noise: In theory Google could listen in on phone conversations and serve ads based on background noise" IDG News Service 10:54 AM
  • "Google imagines environment-aware mobile adverts" BBC 10:35 AM
  • "Acer Releases Iconia Tab A510 Android Tablet, Plans for a Windows 8 Tablet" ABCNews 10:34 AM
  • "Sony colorfully reveals Android 4.0 schedule for tablets" CNET News 10:21 AM
  • "Will Megaupload's 28 petabytes of data be deleted? Megaupload's hosting provider, Carpathia, wants to get rid of it, saying it costs US$9,000 a day to maintain" IDG News Service 10:54 AM
  • "Mass Effect 3: Creators address ending backlash" Washington Post [Free Registration Required] 9:59 AM
  • "Nokia Agrees With Unions on 1,000 Job Cuts at Finnish Plant" Bloomberg 10:17 AM
  • "Tech firms clamor for space in bubbly S.F. market" MarketWatch 9:50 AM
  • "Windows 8 ready for HiDPI displays" Electronista 11:04 AM
  • "Dude, where's your phone? Lookout knows... and tells" CNET News 8:37 AM
  • "Mac Geek Gab Premium Podcast: MGG 387: iOS Calendar Alerts, Network Bridging, 4G & More" The Mac Observer 4:16 PM
  • "New iPad Slow to Recharge, Barely Charges During Use: Our lab testing shows that the third-generation iPad has some charging challenges."  PCWorld 8:08 AM
  • "iPads keep charging for 'up to' an hour after display shows 100%" Ars Technica 10:56 AM
  • "Expert: iPad heat claims overblown, not a real issue" Electronista 8:38 AM
  • "Shocker: Running new iPad at full brightness kills run time by 20 percent" iDownload Blog 8:43 AM
  • "New iPad: Charging Problem Worse Than Heat Problem" InformationWeek 2:12 PM
  • "Third-gen iPad charges past 100%, raising meter/battery questions" iLounge 10:22 AM
  • "Apple's new iPad: How hot is too hot?" Washington Post [Free Registration Required] 8:19 AM
  • "iPad users report Wi-Fi, 4G LTE woes: Owners of the new iPad have reported issues with the Wi-Fi antenna and the 4G service on Apple's latest tablet." Christian Science Monitor 10:54 AM
  • "Apple's New iPad Also Has Wi-Fi Problems?" Minyanville 9:28 AM
  • "New iPad can't get its Wi-Fi up: Fanbois need to stroke fondleslab the 'right way'..." The Register 7:56 AM
  • "Apple TV, Google TV Reliability Worse Than Rivals: Apple and Google generate more complaints with their TV boxes than scrappy consumer electronics start-ups like Boxee and Roku do, says help site FixYa." InformationWeek 10:34 AM
  • "Apple orders bigger 4.6-inch screens for next iPhone: report" Reuters 8:37 AM
  • "Claim: Next iPhone to Have Huge 4.6-inch 'Retina' Display" Techland 8:36 AM
  • "New iPhone 5 rumoured to feature 4.6-inch Retnia display" T3 8:37 AM
  • "Next iPhone to Feature 4.6" Screen?" OS X Daily 8:55 AM
  • "iOS 5.1 code hints new iPhone could have 4G LTE" CNET Reviews 4:18 PM
  • "Apple's iOS 5.1 Safari Browser Vulnerable to Address Bar Bug"  The Next Web 8:14 AM
  • "Spoofing exploit discovered in Safari for iOS" UberGizmo 9:59 AM
  • "Safari vulnerability in iOS 5.1 allows URL spoofing" AppleInsider 5:37 PM
  • "New iPad Launching in 25 More Countries on Friday - Mac Rumors" MacRumors 4:53 PM
  • "New iPad Gets A Second Wind Tomorrow" AppleBitch 4:17 PM
  • "What the new iPad really costs" [Video Report] CNNMoney 7:46 AM
Apple Patent Applications
  • "Apple Looking to deliver a little More Buzz to iOS Devices" Patently Apple 10:48 AM
  • "Apple teases us with a Peek at an Advanced TV Remote" Patently Apple 8:00 AM
  • "Future IOS Devices May Sport More Glass" MacNews 8:56 AM
  • "Apple Working On A Media Delivery System With Improved Interaction" MacNews 9:25 AM
  • "What to do about SMART errors in OS X: SMART errors for hard drives might mean the drive is about to fail, but it also might just be indicating a relatively benign problem." MacFixIt 7:15 PM
Price Trackers/Deals
  • "Secure My Privacy For iPhone and iPad Is Temporarily Available For Free (Normally $0.99)" Apple Sliced 9:25 AM
  • "Squids For iPhone and iPad Is Free Right Now (Previously $1.99)" Apple Sliced 9:25 AM
  • "Osmos For iPad Is $0.99 Today (Was $4.99)" Apple Sliced 9:25 AM
  • "13" MacBook Pro Prices & Deals" MacPrices 8:04 AM
  • "15" MacBook Pro Prices & Sales" MacPrices 8:04 AM
  • "17" MacBook Pro Prices & Sales" MacPrices 8:04 AM
  • "PadGadget Daily App Deal – 18 iPad Apps on Sale" PadGadget 8:48 AM
  • "Get the $699 MacBook Air, $759 white MacBook" FairerPlatform 12:58 PM

  • "A Week with the New iPad" iSource 4:52 PM
  • "New iPad not quite running circles around iPad 2" CNET News 4:33 PM
  • "Consumer Reports' iPad Battery Claims Don't Check Out with Us" Techland 2:15 PM
  • "Scosche BassDock is a solid speaker, stand, and charger for iPad" Macworld 11:06 AM
  • "Case-Mate's Pop! iPhone 4/4S case features a kickstand and flashy colors" Macworld 8:48 AM
iPad/iPhone/iPod touch Apps
  • "Apple iPhoto: The editing tools are quite basic, but slick interface design lifts iPhoto above the photo-editing crowd." Register Hardware 7:55 AM
  • "Run Windows & Microsoft Office on the iPad for Free with OnLive Desktop" OS X Daily 4:52 PM
  • "This American Life for iPad Review: This American Life for iPad is a fan's dream come true, but is it for everyone else?" 148Apps 9:52 AM
  • "MyPix Photo Watermarking and Sharing Review: App provides simple way to create customized watermarks for your photos" Macworld 4:53 PM
  • "Bluefire E-book Reader for iPad: Beautiful & Full Featured" The Mac Observer 4:21 PM
  • "iOS Gems: Angry Birds Space, Draw Something, Sky Gamblers: Air Supremacy + Zuma's Revenge! HD Article" iLounge 4:49 PM
  • "Rune Raiders for iPad, iPhone and iPod touch" AppleTell 8:43 AM
  • "Angry Birds Space Review: Much anticipated, the new Angry Birds title doesn't disappoint. It's inventive and compelling." 148Apps 10:55 AM
  • "CoinKeeper Review: CoinKeeper is an interface-focused personal finance app with some game elements." 148Apps 4:46 PM
  • "The Thrill Electric Review: A set of wonderful, enhanced comics set in Victorian Manchester." 148Apps 4:46 PM
  • "Cheese Please Review: Cheese Please is a turn-based strategy puzzle game with Portal-like stat tracking to give the puzzles some replay value." 148Apps 4:46 PM
  • "HipGeo Review: Travel blogging functionality that's simple to use and effective." 148Apps 4:46 PM
  • "The Final Hours of Mass Effect 3 Review" 148Apps 11:07 AM
  • "Neoteria Review: Neoteria is a retro-style shoot 'em up that plays much better with real controls." 148Apps 9:41 AM
  • "How To copy, paste, and perform basic text editing on your new iPad" iMore 8:04 PM
  • "Deleting numbers in Calculator for iOS Tips" iLounge 4:49 PM
  • "Dear Aunt TUAW: Why can't I buy older software for my early iDevices?" TUAW 4:47 PM
  • "iOS Video Tip: Quickly Enter Additional Domain Options On Your iPad" MacTrast 8:58 AM
  • "The Front Row: Playing with truth/In wake of Daisey affair, our theater panelists ponder roles of fact, art" UTSanDiego 9:26 PM
  • "Cassandra -Friday Review -The Weekend Arrives" eXtensions 9:29 PM
  • "Josh Topolsky says Mike Daisey had to lie" The Loop 8:36 PM
  • "Imagining a future free of data caps: There needs to be a new way that balances the demands of customers and carriers" Macworld 4:54 PM
  • "The New iPad Is Out: What Now, Everybody Else?" Techland 4:53 PM
  • "Can We Finally Say Goodbye To Needing Wi-Fi For FaceTime Calls?" App Advice 4:50 PM
  • "Bill Shock Coming To New iPad Owners" BYTE 4:49 PM
  • "Would You Bank With Apple?" Time 4:35 PM
  • "New iPad accounts for 6 percent of iPad traffic" ZDNet 4:19 PM
  • "Ted Landau's User Friendly View: Are Apple Media Biased? Of Course" The Mac Observer 4:17 PM
  • "Will Apple's iPad be priced out of the market" TG Daily 2:13 PM
  • "iPhone 5 rumored to have a bigger screen? Unlikely" ZDNet 4:20 PM
  • "A 4.6-Inch iPhone With 4G LTE? I'd Buy That" TechCrunch 2:12 PM
  • "Steve Jobs One Of The 'Greatest Entrepreneurs Of Our Time" MacNews 2:06 PM
  • "iPhoto vs. Photoshop Touch on the new iPad: Consume or create?" PCWorld 10:55 AM
  • "4.6-Inch iPhone? Don't Believe the Hype" PCWorld 11:04 AM
  • "Apple's Next iPhone: What Are The Specs?" ValueWalk 10:24 AM
  • "Will the iPhone 5 Be Super-Sized? What A Bigger Screen Means for Data Usage" Forbes 9:54 AM
  • "$600 a Month To Use Your New iPad: How Does That Sound?" Forbes 9:37 AM
  • "Cognitive dissonance: human rights and Apple"  Fortune 9:32 AM
  • "Greg's Bite: Sprint, Hot IPads, Google's 1 Gig Fiber" MacNews 8:29 AM
  • "New iPad Too Hot to Hold" Rixstep 7:52 AM
  • "Why Selling More Phones Than Apple Sells iPhones Is A Brain Dead Exercise In Futility" PixoBebo 7:50 AM
  • "Pinterest design spreading like a virus, because it works: There are good reasons there are more sites every day that look like Pinterest. Some are built to mimic the site intentionally. Others ended up with the same design for different reasons... they say." CNET News 6:41 PM
  • "Can you go 24 hours without any tech?" CNET News 2:27 PM
  • "Huh? RIM looking to hire iOS app developer" CNET News 2:27 PM
  • "Facebook alters privacy policy: Is your personal data now 'fair game'?" ZDNet 2:07 PM
  • "Boot storms and how to avoid them" ZDNet 2:07 PM
  • "The next frontier in liquid cooling -- laptops" ZDNet 2:06 PM
  • "NVIDIA Geforce GTX 680 Review Roundup: Faster, Cooler and Quieter" Techland 1:55 PM
  • "Commodore + Amiga + Mini = ?" TG Daily 1:45 PM
  • "Survey: Ice Cream Sandwich won't solve fragmentation" TG Daily 1:44 PM
  • "Galaxy Note Won't Taste Ice Cream Sandwich Until Q2, But New Apps Sweeten The Deal" TechCrunch 1:41 PM
  • "The Pros and Cons of Using Virtual Desktop Infrastructure" PCWorld 12:03 PM
  • "Hands On With Acer's Kepler-Powered Ultrabook" PC Magazine 11:55 AM
  • "Browser usage reports: Lies, damn lies, and statistics/Chrome briefly overtook IE in the browser wars -- or did it? The devil's in the details of how StatCounter and Net Applications count users" InfoWorld 11:37 AM
  • "New Dell PowerEdge: More power, deeper management/First look: 12-gen, 2U Dell PowerEdge R720xd pairs hardware heft with first-rate remote management tools" InfoWorld 11:37 AM
  • "Hands On With Adobe Photoshop CS6 Beta" PC Magazine 11:56 AM
  • "Why robot brains could be the killer app of cloud computing" The Globe and Mail [Free Registration Required] 11:33 AM
  • "Is Pinterest the next Facebook? An exclusive look inside CEO Ben Silbermann's social media sensation." Fortune 11:31 AM
  • "The year's hottest, and creepiest, apps" CNN 10:51 AM
  • "5 Ways To Land A Hot Programming Job: As more and more large enterprises outsource their IT jobs, here's how you can jostle for a programming position at a killer startup." InformationWeek 10:30 AM
  • "3 Reasons You Won't Give Up Your BlackBerry for Droid 3" TheStreet 9:31 AM
  • "'Hacktivists' stole 58% of thieved data in 2011" CNNMoney 9:29 AM
  • "Customers Not Happy With Internet Service, TV Service Experience" MacNews 8:29 AM
  • "Viral Video: Papa's Got a Brand-New Apple iPad (And a Knife)" AllThingsD 9:32 AM
Press Releases/Products/Public Relations
  • "Please A Hipster, Turn Your iPhone Into A Rotary Phone With This Dock" Cult of Mac 5:36 PM
  • "Brokers and Agence Say: 'I Want My iPad App'" RISMedia 4:37 PM
  • "Netflix App Updated with Retina Images for New iPad" PC Magazine 4:18 PM
  • "Julie Kuehl Dives into Tech, Draw Something on The Tech Lounge" The Mac Observer 11:02 AM
  • "Connect to Fellow Dieters with Diet & Loss Buddies" 148Apps 9:52 AM
  • "Forex Trading On-the-Go With the iPhone Trading Platform" PRNewswire 9:47 AM
  • "Nine Year Old Creates iPad iPhone App: The app, KencoJet, was created using AppToolz, the first iOS App-Creating App" PRWeb 9:47 AM
  • "GMN Optimizer Brings Satellite Phone Data To iPad, Laptops via Wi-Fi" PRWeb 9:47 AM
  • "Picture AAC App Helps Children with Autism Worldwide Communicate Effectively" PRWeb 9:47 AM
  • "New iPad Launch Sparks 324% Uplift In March Tablet Trade-Ins" PRWeb UK 9:46 AM
  • "Boy Loves Girl - Lite" [From Dev. Email: "We're giving away the first 13 levels of our IOS gem 'Boy Loves Girl' for free!"] Grubby Hands 9:45 AM
  • "Targus Confirms It Will Replace Cases Incompatible With New iPad" RazorianFly 8:58 AM
  • "Case Makes Your iPhone Look Like A Raw Internal HDD" Cult of Mac 8:58 AM
  • "ElementCase Releases Epiphany Vapor Pro Edition" Run Around Tech 8:55 AM
  • "Smule announces Beatstream music game for iOS" AppleTell 8:43 AM
  • "Towers Watson Launches Latest iPad Application" Business Wire 8:42 AM
  • "Netflix: HD streaming to the iPad is on the roadmap" TUAW 8:38 AM
  • "Weather Wow for iOS gives you news and weather together" TUAW 8:38 AM
  • "Updates to Even More iOS Apps: ArtRage, In Class, SketchMee Lite, Kindle, OSnap!, Huffington Post, Photo&Pic Collage, Flipboard and Times of India" eXtensions 8:19 AM
  • "Flipboard Launches on iPhone in China, Makes Sina Weibo and Renren Available Worldwide" Inside Flipboard 8:13 AM
  • "Angry Birds Space live on iTunes App Store [U] iPodNN 8:13 AM
  • "Angry Birds Space Is Unleashed On The App Store" AppleBitch 7:51 AM
  • "ReaddleDocs for iPhone Gets a Second Wind" prMac 4:48 PM
  • "Magic Message for iOS - A New Way to Send Text Messages" prMac 7:49 AM
  • "SupaSounds Launches its Partnership Program for Indie Developers" prMac 7:49 AM
  • "Picflick for iPad takes social photo sharing & storage to the next level" prMac 7:48 AM
  • "Ghost Type - a typing tutor that is more than a just a typing tutor" prMac 7:48 AM
  • "Nyan Cat Adventure - Internet Phenomena Pop Tart Cat comes to iOS" prMac 7:48 AM
  • "Dot Lock Protection Free - Major Update" prMac 7:48 AM
  • "FT Apps releases 'Save the Balloon' for iPhone/iPad/iPod touch" prMac 7:48 AM
  • "Birdie 4.0 for iOS - Golf scoring on the iPhone gets even better" prMac 7:48 AM
  • "Jumbo Jets launches on iPad and Android devices" prMac 7:48 AM
  • "Vegetable Samurai 3D PRO 1.0 for iOS - Slice Many Veggies in One Stroke" prMac 7:48 AM
  • "Baglioni Hotels releases its brand new iPhone App" prMac 7:48 AM
  • "Large Fruit Collider 1.0 for iOS-Fruit Accelerator Enables Core Research" prMac 7:48 AM
  • "WritePDF 2.0: The most powerful PDF reader and editor updated for iPad 3" prMac 7:48 AM
  • "Shake iPhones Together, Share Files to Each Other - iPhone App shake2u" prMac 7:48 AM
  • "Once you swap you just can't stop" prMac 7:48 AM
  • "NoodleWorks Interactive Releases Award-Winning Noodle Words for iPhone" prMac 7:48 AM
  • "Gardening fun on the go gets easier with Farm Mania 2 free for iPad" prMac 7:48 AM
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Computer Industry
  • "Microsoft's tablet strategy could challenge Apple" MarketWatch 9:50 AM
  • "Microsoft tries to lure Apple developers to Windows 8" V3 1:57 PM
  • "Microsoft Agrees to Drop Set-Top Box Patent Suits Against TiVo" Bloomberg 10:37 AM
  • "Microsoft And TiVo Drop Their Patent Lawsuits Against Each Other" TechCrunch 1:39 PM
  • "TiVo Settles Patent Suits With Microsoft; Grants No Rights" Forbes 10:17 AM
  • "All that for nothing: Microsoft, TiVo dismiss patent lawsuits" CNET News 10:21 AM
  • "Windows 8 will tweak its appearance to accommodate different screens" V3 1:56 PM
  • "Microsoft: Windows 8 will support retina-style displays, too" ZDNet 2:06 PM
  • "Windows 8 is ready for 'Retina' display screens" ZDNet 2:05 PM
  • "Windows Phone Marketplace Tops 70,000 Apps" TechCrunch 1:40 PM
  • "Microsoft Patents Virtual Reality Goggles: Software maker envisions night-vision style headgear that would enable immersive gaming and commercial applications." InformationWeek 2:31 PM
  • "Microsoft patenting helmet display for future Xbox?" Seattle Times 12:19 PM
  • "Microsoft Co-Founder Paul Allen Invests $300 Million Into Mapping the Brain" Popular Science 9:06 PM
  • "Meg Whitman fluffs HP's age, gets corrected by shareholder: The CEO faced a few tough questions at HP's annual shareholder meeting but said she has a plan to get HP back on track" IDG News Service 12:06 PM
  • "Whitman to shareholders: 'HP matters'" ZDNet 2:06 PM
  • "Meg Whitman steers HP straight at the rocks: Combining troubled PC and printer businesses will weaken both groups and ensure HP's continued irrelevance" InfoWorld 11:36 AM
  • "HP: Barclays Cuts Target, Estimates; Sizing the Printer Decline" Barron's 2:22 PM
  • "H-P's injet business running dry?" MarketWatch 2:19 PM
  • "With H-P Merging PC, Printer Units, Analysts Question Savings" IDG News Service 8:54 PM
  • "Oracle Investor Sues Over $200 Million Whistle-Blower Accord" Bloomberg 2:24 PM
  • "Oracle, SAP getting rattled by the 'Cloud': Web-based software attracting bigger corporate customers" MarketWatch 9:50 AM
  • "Oracle investor sues over $200 million settlement" Reuters 8:43 PM
  • "IBM warns hackers wising up to firms' security policies" V3 1:57 PM
  • "IBM, NYC hospital training Watson in cancer" Associated Press [Free Registration Required] 10:37 AM
  • "Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, IBM to Collaborate in Applying Watson Technology to Help Oncologists" PRNewswire 2:22 PM
  • "Facebook Buys 750 IBM Patents To Defend Against Yahoo" TechCrunch 1:41 PM
  • "Facebook Is Said to Buy 750 IBM Patents to Boost Defenses" Bloomberg 8:06 PM
  • "Facebook buys patents from IBM to defend itself" Yahoo! News 8:43 PM
  • "NEC to acquire Convergys data management business for $449M" IDG News Service 10:53 AM
  • "NEC to Buy Covergys Billing Operations" [Paid Membership Required] 9:50 AM
  • "AMD's new CEO likes basketball and the chip maker's future: Rory Read, an ex-IBM executive, wants to look past Intel" Computerworld 10:56 AM
  • "Cloud security registry slow to catch on: Months after Google, Intel, and other big names rallied around Cloud Security Alliance registry, only three vendors have submitted results" Network World 11:37 AM
  • "Cisco Request to Dismiss VirnetX Lawsuit Denied By Texas Court" Benzinga 9:00 PM
  • "In pictures: Cisco's world of solutions tour" Computerworld 8:55 PM
Finances (Click heading for current Apple Stock price.)
Apple News
  • "Apple Stock Pulled in Different Directions" TheStreet 7:59 AM
  • "You and your Apple dividend: Dividend payout will be widely distributed" MarketWatch 9:53 AM
  • "Apple: Looking For A Good Entry Point?" Seeking Alpha 10:00 AM
  • "Brokerages Race To Feed Apple To The Muppets" Forbes 4:18 PM
  • "Why Investors Cry When Apple Pays More Cash" Seeking Alpha 4:40 PM
  • "Are ETFs a Good Way to Join Apple-mania?" CNBC 4:39 PM
  • "Apple And Income Inequality In The U.S." Seeking Alpha 7:57 AM
Industry News
  • "Intuit among decliners in weak tech session: Western Digital, Zynga manage to buck trend and advance" MarketWatch 5:00 PM
  • "U.S. stocks extend losing stretch: Analyst attributes market declines to end-of-quarter window dressing" MarketWatch 2:10 PM
  • "Stocks Sink Amid Global Growth Worries" TheStreet 2:10 PM
  • "World Economic Jitters Hit Wall Street" FOXBusiness 11:32 AM
  • "Stocks fall on global growth jitters" CNNMoney 5:00 PM
  • "Blue Chips Make It 3 'Down' Sessions: The Dow fell for a third straight day following weak economic signals from the euro zone and fresh concerns from China about slowing global growth." [Paid Membership Required] 5:00 PM
  • "Stocks: Growth worries dampen enthusiasm" CNNMoney 9:30 AM
  • "Canadian stocks fall on foreign data, Mali coup: Avion Gold, Robex Resources battered by Mali coup reports" MarketWatch 2:18 PM
  • "Asia Markets: Asia markets hit by China data" MarketWatch 9:33 AM
  • "European Stocks Slide" [Paid Membership Required] 9:50 AM
  • "Europe Markets: Europe stocks slip after weak PMI data/Miners and banks weaker; Randgold off after reported coup in Mali" MarketWatch 9:34 AM
  • "Global markets drop on more weak economic figures, extending bad week for equities" Associated Press [Free Registration Required] 10:00 AM
  • "Most active Nasdaq-traded stocks: Nasdaq's 10 most active stocks at 1 p.m." Associated Press 2:20 PM
  • "Midday Glance: Computer companies/Computer companies shares mixed at 1 p.m." Associated Press 2:21 PM
  • "Final Glance: Computer companies/Computer companies shares mixed at the close of trading" Associated Press 9:04 PM
  • "Best Software And Computer Services Stocks, Part 2" Seeking Alpha 10:07 AM
  • "Tech stocks tune up: 2 to buy, 3 to sell" MarketWatch 9:54 AM
  • "Promising Tech Stocks With Significant Upside Potential" Seeking Alpha 10:02 AM

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