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MacSurfer's Archive: Wednesday, May 9, 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's D.C. lobbying effort has yet to ripen/Apple is taking a bruising in Washington, and insiders say there's a reason: It's the one place in the world where the company hasn't built its brand."  Politico 8:23 AM
  • "Will Apple Take Root in Wal-Mart? Apple's branded retail stores have been very good to the company. They're destinations not just for buying products, but also sampling the company's newest devices and getting support and service. But as Apple extends its retail reach, it's putting more products on the shelves of third-party retailers. Can a store like Wal-Mart generate the same brand loyalty as Apple's famous iStores?"  MacNewsWorld 8:24 AM
  • "Apple's e-store satisfaction score jumps, thumps Microsoft's: Only Amazon scores higher, says U.S. consumer survey"  Computerworld 8:04 AM
  • "Apple scores big bump in customer satisfaction: Amazon came out on top, but Apple saw the biggest jump in customer satisfaction among the top 100 online retailers measured by ForeSee." CNET News 10:06 AM
  • "Apple's Team Is Underestimated" TheStreet 8:23 AM
  • "Proview's iPad trademark claim dismissed by US court" BBC 8:05 AM
  • "US judge dismisses Proview lawsuit in Apple iPad trademark spat" V3 8:31 AM
  • "US court tosses out Proview's IPAD trademark gripe: Monitor biz and Apple told to end spat in China" The Register 8:02 AM
  • "Apple's HTML5 bet against Android extermination: Open ... and Shut/Harvard professor Clayton Christensen has more than 500 billion reasons to think he's wrong to suggest Apple is in for rough sailing, but he's not backing down. The father of disruption theory - a theory that Apple's former chief executive Steve Jobs claimed had a huge impact on his thinking - believes that Apple's end-to-end, integrated approach to innovation is susceptible to disruption from a more modular, open approach like that of Google's Android."  The Register 8:02 AM
  • "OS X Lion Update 10.7.4 (Client Combo)" Apple Support 8:39 PM
  • "OS X Lion Update 10.7.4 (Server) Combo" Apple Support 8:40 PM
  • "Security Update 2012-002 (Snow Leopard)" Apple Support 8:39 PM
  • "Security Update 2012-002 Server (Snow Leopard)" Apple Support 8:39 PM
  • "Apple Hardens Security with OS X 10.7.4 and Safari 5.1.7" TidBITS 4:07 PM
  • "OS X Lion 10.7.4 released, patches FileVault password bug" The Verge 4:08 PM
  • "Apple releases OS X 10.7.4, FileVault bug gets addressed" Engadget 4:09 PM
  • "Apple Releases OS X Lion 10.7.4 with Four Bug Fixes" The Mac Observer 8:27 PM
  • "Update to OS X 10.7.4: Includes Safari (5.1.6) and Additional RAW Camera Support" eXtensions 8:32 PM
  • "Apple Remote Desktop 3.5.3 Updated for Lion, Snow Leopard" The Mac Observer 8:31 PM
  • "Safari 5.1.7 update disables older versions of Flash for security reasons" The Verge 4:13 PM
  • "Apple Disables Out of Date Flash with Safari 5.1.7" The Mac Observer 8:31 PM
  • "Apple patches Safari, blocks outdated Flash Player: Yanks Flash plug-ins older than November 2010 version from browser" Computerworld 9:44 PM
  • "Mountain Lion to arrive sooner than expected? Apple may be gearing up to release Mountain Lion in the next few weeks, so if you plan on upgrading you might consider preparing your system." MacFixIt 2:53 PM
  • "Is Apple's OS X Mountain Lion on early-release track? Reports from blogs and OS X 10.8's preview release schedule offer clues" Computerworld 3:25 PM
  • "WebKit Offers Early Preview of 'Web Intents'" Webmonkey 12:13 PM
  • "Is It Safe to Update Software When You're in a Hotel? The FBI Says No" Intego 8:23 AM
  • "About the security content of OS X Lion v10.7.4 and Security Update 2012-002" Apple Support 4:08 PM
  • "OS X Lion Update 10.7.4 (Client Combo)" Apple Support 4:09 PM
  • "OS X Lion Update 10.7.4 (Server) Client" Apple Support 4:09 PM
  • "Security Update 2012-002 Server (Snow Leopard)" Apple Support 4:09 PM
  • "OS X Lion Update 10.7.4 (Server) Combo" Apple Support 4:09 PM
  • "Security Update 2012-002 (Snow Leopard)" Apple Support 4:09 PM
  • "Disable elastic scrolling in OS X: Scrolling beyond the end of documents shows a gray texture pattern in Lion, but if desired, you can disable this feature in most programs." CNET Reviews 9:40 PM
  • "Photoshop CS6 dazzles with technical prowess and artistic inspiration" Macworld 8:25 AM
  • "FAQ: What's what in OS X Mountain Lion? With lots unknown about Apple's upcoming operating system, we fill in some of the blanks" Computerworld 4:29 PM
  • "Hackintosh Pro: Extra Functions: Bluetooth, Firewire, Ethernet (Video)" Insanely Great Mac 1:35 PM
  • "Beware Accidental Zooming in iOS (and Mac OS X)" TidBITS 7:58 AM
  • "Apple Mail: Manage Recipients with the 'Mark Addresses' Feature" The Mac Observer 7:58 AM
  • "Why Evernote Might Be The Future Of Mac Apps" NoodleMac 7:54 AM
  • "How To Sync Your Tasks With Evernote On Your Mac (but why?)" Mac 360 7:54 AM
  • "How to time-stamp your Video in iMovie" Macworld 10:49 AM
  • "Mac Tip: View Websites Without Images In Safari" MacTrast 8:24 AM
  • "Allow custom URL protocols in Lion Server wiki pages" Mac OS X Hints 10:08 AM
  • "How To Know When Your Mac's Hard Disk Drive Is Busy Working" BohemianBoomer 7:54 AM
  • "Guess What? There's A Mac App That Cleans Up A Messy Desktop (and it's cheap)" Mac 360 7:54 AM
  • "10.7.4: Return of partial volume and brightness shortcuts" brunerd 8:30 PM
  • "Beware The Money Grabbing Dangers On The Mac App Store" TeraTalks 7:54 AM
  • "The Sorry State Of Audio Recording Apps For The Mac" McSolo 7:54 AM
Press Releases
  • "Valve releases simplifed Portal 2 level editor for PC and Mac" TechSpot 4:29 PM
  • "PlumeriaSC is a Mac OS X application that allows you to create 3D applications with object oriented flow charts. You can either use the flow charts to generate source code to compile an application with Xcode or run the flow charts in PlumeriaSC's application simulator." Solar Fusion Software 4:07 PM
  • "14 Day Sale: Save $75 on New IVP Dictionaries" Accordance 9:45 AM
  • "Evernote 3.1 adds account switching, new Card View" FairerPlatform 9:44 AM
  • "Evernote Receives A Significant Update" AppleBitch 9:28 AM
  • "Zevrix Updates Output Factory for Adobe InDesign CS6 Compatibility" prMac 10:54 AM
  • "Free Barcode Plugin Released for FCP, Motion and AE" prMac 8:37 AM
  • "MenuMate - new great app on the Mac App Store from Alice Dev Team" Alice Dev Team 8:32 AM
  • "Office for Mac 14.2.2 rollup patch now available" TUAW 10:54 AM
  • "Microsoft Releases Critical Update for Office 2008 and 2011" Intego 8:23 AM
  • "Adobe Issues Security Updates for Illustrator, Photoshop, Flash Professional and Shockwave" Intego 8:22 AM
  • "String Replacer 1.0 allows to find and replace a list of strings inside files and folders on your Mac directly or in batch mode." Tension Software 7:55 AM
General Interest/Potpourri
  • "Apple's Korea after-sales policy the world's best, regulator says: According to the South Korea Fair Trade Commission, Apple has revised its after-sales policy in that country to help it reach the 'world's best level.'" CNET News 10:06 AM
  • "Microsoft claims 98 per cent success in 'Smoked by Windows Phone' campaign" The Inquirer 8:05 AM
  • "Apple's modified Nano SIM gets a showing off ahead of the final vote" iDownload Blog 8:09 AM
  • "Telefonica App Offers Apple IPhone Users Free Calls" Bloomberg 10:32 AM
  • "RIM Takes On Apple Down Under: Once the market darling, BlackBerry handset sales have plunged to the point where it has been compared to Palm — the hand-held pioneer eventually bought by Hewlett-Packard Co." WSJ Blogs 9:53 AM
  • "Cadillac Gives Buyers iPads — and Intro to Tech in the Fast Lane" CNBC 10:56 AM
  • "Apple tech goes ape crazy with the iPad" ZDNet 10:49 AM
  • "British MPs Getting Apple iPads" 3G UK 11:20 AM
Non-Apple News
  • "Microsoft Illustrates Reinvented Xbox TV Remote & Controller" Patent Bolt 2:14 PM
  • "Robot That Connects to Neurons Could Provide Key to Understanding the Human Brain" Techland 1:00 PM
  • "Doro Makes a Smartphone for Seniors" Techland 1:00 PM
  • "Physicists Store Short Movie In A Cloud of Gas: Researchers have been able to store single images in a cloud of rubidium atoms for several years. Now they've gone a step further" Technology Review 12:47 PM
  • "Alternatives to YouTube catch on" Reuters 12:37 PM
  • "Nvidia contributes CUDA compiler to open source" EE Times 12:33 PM
  • "RIM looks to outsiders to beef up senior management team" V3 1:15 PM
  • "With BlackBerry 10 On The Horizon RIM Launches Last-Generation Curve 9320" PCWorld 12:20 PM
  • "Sprint phones get smarter about Wi-Fi, battery usage" CNET Reviews 1:41 PM
  • "Sprint: A Better Network is Coming" PC Magazine 12:15 PM
  • "BioShock Infinite Delayed Until February 2013 to Make the Game 'Even Better'" Techland 1:00 PM
  • "Samsung To Include Nuance Voice Controls In Some TVs" Forbes 10:52 AM
  • "AT&T sees an end to Wi-Fi-only tablets: The carrier thinks device makers should converge on models with cellular radios as the cost goes down" IDG News Service 10:30 AM
  • "Sony might unveil 20 games at E3" TG Daily 12:49 PM
  • "Smart shoes step up the wearable-computing pace" CNET News 10:07 AM
  • "Android Trojan copies PC drive-by malware attack: Automated attack start of a new era" Techworld 12:24 PM
  • "Q&A: Google's Jonathan Rochelle Talks Enterprise Strategy" InformationWeek 1:45 PM
  • "Google adds more semantic smarts to its search engine: An upgrade to Google's search results aims to provide key facts, figures, and other information related to your search term." CNET News 1:41 PM
  • "Google releases 'experimental' full-text search API for App Engine: The lack of full-text search for Google App Engine has long frustrated Web developers" IDG News Service 11:02 AM
  • "Yahoo activist wins praise in 'resume-gate'" MarketWatch 1:32 PM
  • "AOL Offers Measures to Appease Activists" [Paid Membership Required] 9:29 AM
  • "Toshiba Stays in Black as Rivals Struggle" [Paid Membership Required] 9:27 AM
  • "Facebook employees face $4 billion tax bite" CNNMoney 9:20 AM
  • "Summer Movies, Mac Tips and Lots of FOYML!" Your Mac Life 1:33 PM
  • "Introducing Macworld's iPad Superguide, third edition" Macworld 8:25 AM
  • "iPhone 5 release date rumor claims September launch" Computerworld 7:58 AM
  • "Pegatron reportedly lands orders for new-generation iPhone, 10-inch iPad" DigiTimes 8:22 AM
  • "Report Claims 7-Inch iPad in August, New iPhone in September, New 10-Inch iPad by End of Year" MacRumors 8:59 AM
  • "New iPad 2 Version Sports Smaller Chip, Improved Battery Life" Apple Gazette 8:20 AM
  • "Is there any real benefit in buying an Airport Extreme over a generic 802.11n router (e.g. a NetGear)? Is there something I'm missing? Depends on whether you are experienced in networking. Every other router I've ever had required advanced knowledge of networking terminology and fairly technical understanding of internal router security features Plus some deep grasp of configuration. If you don't have that, then the Airport Extreme Base Station is what you need." MacInTouch 2:50 PM
  • "I have seen this problem on all Macs running Mac OS X 10.6 Snow Leopard. The default ColorSync profile for displays connected through VGA is much too dark. This is a bug! You may correct this with calibrating. Open System Preferences > Displays and select the problematic display. Click on Color, select the corresponding profile and Calibrate. I prefer Expert Mode, it gives more accurate results." MacInTouch 2:49 PM
Price Trackers/Deals
  • "Ring.Tone (Ringtone Maker) For iPhone and iPad Is Temporarily Available For Free (Normally $0.99)" Apple Sliced 9:03 AM
  • "Sough Ninja For iPhone and iPad Is Free Right Now (Previously $0.99)" Apple Sliced 9:03 AM
  • "Find The Difference For iPhone Is Free Today (Was $0.99)" Apple Sliced 9:03 AM
  • "Apple 27' iMac Quad-Core Intel Core i7 3.4GHz: $2,149.99" The Mac Observer 8:33 PM
  • "MacBook Pro Prices & Sales" MacPrices 8:59 AM
  • "Mac mini Prices & Sales" MacPrices 8:59 AM
  • "Get an Apple TV for $85 shipped: This is the current-generation model, the one released just a couple months ago. It's refurbished, but so what?" CNET News 10:07 AM
  • "Apple Mac Pro Buyer's Guide -6 And 4 Core Models... Up To $380 Off List Price" MacReviewZone 1:34 PM
  • "Apple MacBook Pro Buyer's Guide -Closeout, Refurbished & Used -Prices Start At $649" MacReviewZone 4:06 PM
  • "2011 Apple iMac Buyer's Guide -21.5 Inch -Up To $250 Off Current Models" MacReviewZone 1:34 PM
  • "Closeout, Refurbished & Used Mac mini Buyer's Guide -Prices Start At $499" MacReviewZone 1:33 PM
  • "PadGadget Daily App Deal – 14 iPad Apps on Sale" PadGadget 8:20 AM

  • "iPhone 4S, Nokia N8, Lumia 900, N9, and HTC One X camera phone shootout" ZDNet 1:34 PM
  • "iPhone vs. Android vs. Windows Phone: Which Smartphone Is Best For You? (Android Edition)" The Huffington Post 4:13 PM
  • "Adonit Jot Pro stylus review" iMore 8:26 AM
  • "Hulk-Size Jambox Might Annoy Neighbors" Bloomberg 4:29 PM
  • "Product Review: Incipio iPad Folio Cases" App Advice 3:25 PM
iPad/iPhone/iPod touch Apps
  • "The Ultimate iPhone User Guide: Utilities" APC Magazine 9:43 PM
  • "iPhone apps that can help in an emergency" CNET Reviews 8:53 PM
  • "Ted Landau's User Friendly View: Top Apps for Word Processing on the iPad" The Mac Observer 2:14 PM
  • "A Real-Estate App When You're Buying or Just Nosy" [Paid Membership Required] 9:31 AM
  • "A Week With...CoinKeeper: A Week With... aims to bring an in-depth look at the daily use of popular and highly rated non-game apps (productivity, utility, etc)." 148Apps 2:53 PM
  • "Appidemic: iPoe for iPad, iPhone and iPod touch" AppleTell 8:26 AM
  • "Adventure Bar Story Review: Turn-based RPG serves a strange brew" Macworld 9:33 AM
  • "Shark Dash Review" Mac|Life 10:56 AM
  • "'DreamWorks Dragons: TapDragonDrop' Review - Sheep Herding Puzzles Are Better With Dragons" Touch Arcade 8:20 AM
  • "'Luxor Evolved' Review - Taking Marble Shooters to the Next Level" Touch Arcade 9:22 AM
  • "Wood Camera Review: Wood Camera is 'for the photographer in everyone.' It's loaded with impressive features and its clean interface makes it easy to navigate and use." 148Apps 9:22 AM
  • "Starbunker: Guardians 2 Review/Command futuristic soldiers to defend from the further onslaught of various enemy alien species." 148Apps 8:20 AM
  • "Kitten Sanctuary Review: Match 3 meets pet sim in this clever mashup of genres." 148Apps 3:25 PM
  • "Zombie Fleet Review: Guide the sole survivor as he puzzles his way through a fleet of zombie infested ships to save mankind." 148Apps 2:53 PM
  • "Insta Poker Review: Insta Poker is a game with hold'em lessons from pros." 148Apps 11:33 AM
  • "MacMost Now 707: iOS Notifications Settings" MacMost 7:59 AM
  • "How to Update Your iPad's Software" Macinstruct 7:59 AM
  • "iTunes: Rename iDevices in iTunes Without Restoring" The Mac Observer 9:05 AM
  • "Nope, Hewlett-Packard Doesn't Copy Apple at All" The Motley Fool 9:44 PM
  • "What Samsung's Success Means For Apple" Forbes 4:27 PM
  • "Notebook Computers Caught In Tablet – Desktop Squeeze? – The 'Book Mystique" MacPrices 1:33 PM
  • "How Apple, GE brands weather bad press" TUAW 12:14 PM
  • "The Lifer: Predicting Where Apple's Going Next" Mac|Life 11:20 AM
  • "Apple: Don't Make the Same Mistakes" Forbes 10:54 AM
  • "The iPad Has Killed The Netbook But HP Didn't Get That Memo" Cult of Mac 10:09 AM
  • "My iPhone Reminds Me Of The Past...And Feels Like The Future" Forbes 10:07 AM
  • "It's Apple vs. Google vs. Everyone In The Mobile Payments War" Forbes 9:33 AM
  • "Apple Roundup: iPhone, iPad, iPod" TheStreet 9:24 AM
  • "Apple Wins One But Proview Still Looking Likely To Win the War" Forbes 11:32 AM
  • "Apple Scores iPad Trademark Victory ... In California" App Advice 9:03 AM
  • "The Macalope Daily: Mythical MacBooks" Macworld [Insider Content] 10:08 AM
  • "MacBook Air Release Rumor: Apple Prepping $799 Air For Q3; Will It Be The Biggest Threat To Ultrabooks Market Sales?" International Business Times 8:59 AM
  • "The Latest Crazy Apple Rumor Says We'll Get A 7-Inch iPad This Summer" Business Insider 8:31 AM
  • "The iOS-ification of the Web" ZDNet 8:31 AM
  • "Apple, Samsung Trim Down Patent Infringement Lawsuit" The Mac Observer 8:18 AM
  • "Is Apple's dominance of Mobile Development on the Wane?" Dazz Wireless 8:08 AM
  • "Dear Microsoft, Don't Mock What Everyone Else Loves (or else)" PixoBebo 7:54 AM
  • "New York's Tech Industry Tops U.S. in Growth, Study Finds" New York Times [Free/Paid Registration Required] 1:43 PM
  • "Is your technology biased?" Washington Post [Free Registration Required] 1:33 PM
  • "Dodging Verizon's New $30 Upgrade Fee" SmartMoney 1:33 PM
  • "HP's new laptop lineup: Will it be sexy enough?" CNET News 1:40 PM
  • "How Teeny, Tiny Transistors Are Born in a Near-Total Vacuum" Wired 1:10 PM
  • "Why Samsung's Galaxy S III Is Friggin' Huge" Techland 12:59 PM
  • "Flipboard Unofficially Available For Any Android Device And Here's How To Install It" TechCrunch 12:46 PM
  • "Mobile BYOD users want more security: Juniper survey shows anxiety and even confusion about mobile security" Network World 12:24 PM
  • "Huawei's MediaPad 10 Tablet Shown at CTIA 2012: This tablet, which we first saw in February, still has a lot to like, but it's not shipping soon." PCWorld 12:24 PM
  • "5 Hidden Gmail Tricks for Power Users" CIO 12:20 PM
  • "Dreaming of a better Kindle Fire" TechHive 12:19 PM
  • "Next-generation IT has big shoes to fill" InfoWorld 10:57 AM
  • "Dell UltraSharp U3011 30-inch Monitor Review" HotHardware 10:56 AM
  • "Verizon, Sprint: U.S. Tops in Wireless, But Spectrum, Trust Issues Loom" eWeek 10:49 AM
  • "Facebook Will Always Be No. 2 To Google" Seeking Alpha 10:00 AM
  • "Learning how Google really works: Google's YouTube channel for Webmasters offers an informative glimpse into the world of the company's mysterious algorithm." Fortune 9:59 AM
  • "Yahoo CEO didn't have to get 'Minkowed'" MarketWatch 9:37 AM
  • "Should Yahoo's CEO be fired for lying?" CNNMoney 9:20 AM
  • "Anti-WiFi Wallpaper Available Next Year" Slashdot 12:14 PM
  • "Inside The Dispute Over Kindle Fire: The Amazon (AMZN) Kindle Fire is fast becoming the most controversial device on the planet. Is it growing or is it fading? Is it really a threat to Apple (AAPL), or just to other tablet companies and wannabes like Samsung? Is it a brand new paradigm or the biggest mistake since Bob?" Seeking Alpha 11:32 AM
  • "Open source makes you bolder" opensource 9:45 AM
  • "What happens when Samsung copies your app? Sales go up 600 percent" Electricpig 8:59 AM
Press Releases/Products/Public Relations
  • "National Rail Enquiries Launches Official Travel App" Crowdedbrain 9:43 PM
  • "A Bombproof Case for Your iPad" New York Times [Free/Paid Registration Required] 2:53 PM
  • "Shoebox v2.0 Brings Design Changes, New Features, And Performance Enhancements" App Advice 2:52 PM
  • "Google+ for iPhone gets first big visual overhaul: The company has given its Google+ app for the iPhone a new coat of paint, replacing a design that didn't quite match up with its Web counterpart." CNET News 4:16 PM
  • "Google+ gets a sexy new iPhone app that you'll actually want to use" The Next Web 2:52 PM
  • "Shopmox Debuts A 'Flipboard For Shopping' On The iPad" TechCrunch 1:35 PM
  • "Radiangames Reveals Its Next iOS Release, 'Inferno+'" Touch Arcade 12:14 PM
  • "Top IT tools for the iPad: In case of emergency, tap these handy apps for network and server admins" [Slideshow] InfoWorld 10:56 AM
  • "Next Game from Rovio: Casey's Contraptions?" 148Apps 10:55 AM
  • "Dub Siren DX Makes the Jump to iPad" 148Apps 10:08 AM
  • "Telefonica Tries Its Hand At Free Calls, Texts With TU Me, Wants To Take The Skype Road To Make Money" TechCrunch 9:54 AM
  • "Flint: A New Mobile Payment App For Small Businesses Picks Up $3M From Storm, True Ventures" TechCrunch 9:54 AM
  • "1000Memories Brings Its Photo-Scanning Shoebox App To Android, Revamps iPhone Version" TechCrunch 9:54 AM
  • "10 Apps and Gadgets to Take Out to the Ballgame" TheStreet 9:24 AM
  • "Case-Mate Promotes Environmental Responsibility with Launch of Recyclable iPhone 4/4S Case Collection" PRNewswire 9:21 AM
  • "What Happens When You Mix A Cigarette Lighter With An iPhone Charger?" Business Insider 8:59 AM
  • "Top iPad Accessories for Mom this Mother's Day" PadGadget 8:59 AM
  • "AppMyWorld™ Solves App Discoverability: Makes Finding the Best iPhone, iPad and iPod Apps Easier and Faster" PRWeb 4:27 PM
  • "New iOS App Song Quiz Vintage Helps iOS Users Fall in Love Again with Their Music" PRWeb 4:27 PM
  • " to Include iPad 2 Screen Protectors in New Product Inventory" PRWeb 4:26 PM
  • "New Software To Jailbreak/Unlock iPhone 4S, 3GS and iPhone 4 ios 5.1 Just Released" PRWeb 8:36 AM
  • "New iPad app Helps Pilots Streamline Record Keeping" PRWeb 8:36 AM
  • "Parents Can Monitor and Block Mobile Access to Inappropriate Online Content for Teens and Kids with New McGruff SafeGuard Browser App" PRWeb 8:36 AM
  • "Grocery iQ 2.6 for iPhone Now Available, Announced by" Business Wire 8:35 AM
  • "Nuance Powers New Voice Feature for Grocery iQ Mobile App for iPhone and iPad" Business Wire 8:35 AM
  • "How is your iOS 5.1.1 battery life? [Poll] iMore 8:26 AM
  • "New Photo Captions 3.0 Mothers Day update gets featured in the App Store" prMac 7:52 AM
  • "Solar Balls 1.0 released for iOS - Save Earth from the fiery Solar Balls" prMac 7:52 AM
  • "iCals: iPhone iPad: Find Food Serving Calorie Content Based on USDA DB" prMac 7:52 AM
  • "Jumbuck Launches RaboDirect PRO12 Rugby Competition App" prMac 7:52 AM
  • "Enjoy Mother's Day with Family Friendly Apps from TappyTaps on Huge Sale" prMac 7:52 AM
  • "PlayBC - Interactive Alphabet is now available on iPad and iPhone" prMac 7:52 AM
  • "Budgeted iOS App Takes The Work Out of Creating A Budget" prMac 7:52 AM
  • "Stock Calculator Available for iOS" prMac 7:52 AM
  • "SCOtutor for iPad Tutorial App now free for Mac, iPad and iPhone" prMac 7:52 AM
  • "OmNom Apps Introduces Anagram Academy - Master the Word Scramble" prMac 7:52 AM
  • "MiniatureCam HD for iPad3/iPad2/iPad - Amazing Video Camera" prMac 7:52 AM
  • "iPhone app reduces tinnitus loudness" prMac 7:52 AM
  • "iLuv Drawing People - Now available for iPhone and iPod touch" prMac 7:52 AM
Computer Industry
  • "HP tries to beat ultrabook pricing with 'Sleekbooks': HP's new thin-and-light Sleekbooks start at at $599, while ultrabooks start at $749" IDG News Service 10:31 AM
  • "HP Laptop Launch Includes AMD 'Sleekbook'" PC Magazine 12:16 PM
  • "HP Expands Ultrabook Line, Unveils 'Sleekbooks'" AllThingsD 9:36 AM
  • "HP Antes Up With Wave Of Business-Focused Ultrabooks" CRN 10:29 AM
  • "HP ultrabook prices sink, widening gap with MacBook Air" CNET News 10:07 AM
  • "HP Revamps Business Laptop Line" PC Magazine 12:16 PM
  • "HP Unveils New Compaq Business PC Lineup" PC Magazine 12:17 PM
  • "HP Gets Its Cloud On" Wired 1:10 PM
  • "Google files for new trial on copyright claims in Android suit: The move, which was not unexpected, comes as the patent phase of Oracle's lawsuit against Google begins" IDG News Service 10:57 AM
  • "Google Seeks New Trial In Oracle Fight: Google says incomplete verdict returned on Monday violates its constitutional trial rights." InformationWeek 4:16 PM
  • "Google formally demands new trial on API infringement while Oracle advocates efficiency" Foss Patents 9:30 AM
  • "As expected, Google asks for new trial in Oracle case" CNET News 10:06 AM
  • "Android chief says he didn't know about Sun's patent portfolio" ZDNet 1:12 PM
  • "Case could ripple through software world" Financial Times [Paid Membership Required] 1:38 PM
  • "Deaf IBM researcher scoffs at not talking on the phone" CNET News 10:07 AM
  • "Many users not keen on latest Microsoft Bing search test: The company is testing a new way to display Bing results -- in a separate tab or window -- among a subset of users." CNET News 1:40 PM
  • "Windows Phone Smokes Android, iPhone, But No One Wants It" PCWorld 12:20 PM
  • "MirageTable: Microsoft presents augmented reality device/Microsoft has shown off an augmented reality system that allows users at different locations to work together on tabletop activities, sharing objects which they can both handle." BBC 10:19 AM
  • "Cisco's 3Q Earnings Rise 20 Pct To Top Street View" Associated Press 4:16 PM
  • "Cisco posts solid Q3 results, manages dicey IT spending" CNET News 4:16 PM
  • "Cisco profit beats Street, economic worries remain" Reuters 4:17 PM
  • "Cisco Shares Skid as Fourth-Quarter Outlook Disappoints" CNBC 4:17 PM
  • "Cisco Down 8%: 'We Sure Don't Like Enterprise IT Spending Trend'" Barron's 4:17 PM
  • "Cisco Income Rises in Line With Forecasts" New York Times [Free/Paid Registration Required] 4:16 PM
  • "Cisco's Turnaround Tale Set to Continue" TheStreet 9:23 AM
  • "Cisco's Q3: Mixed demand picture" ZDNet 1:16 PM
  • "Back in Its Skinny Jeans, Cisco Systems Looks for Fat Profits" AllThingsD 1:35 PM
  • "Cisco hits the roof in Olympics marketing dash: Not just 3D, but Fry-D™" The Register 12:57 PM
  • "Could this be the end of the hard disk?" The Globe and Mail [Free Registration Required] 10:54 AM
  • "PHP patches critical CGI vulnerability: PHP 5.4.3 and PHP 5.3.13 include a fix for the PHP CGI vulnerability that is being actively exploited to compromise websites" IDG News Service 11:01 AM
  • "Survey: Half of IT workers eyeing greener pastures/Improving IT job market has employees feeling more confident and motivated -- but still considering new work opportunities" InfoWorld 10:57 AM
  • "IT Managers' Relationship With Staff of High Importance: Dice" eWeek 10:49 AM
  • "Moore's Law Over, Supercomputing 'In Triage,' Says Expert: A dean of high performance computing says silicon is at the end of the line." Technology Review 12:47 PM
Finances (Click heading for current Apple Stock price.)
Apple News
  • "Apple's stock is getting creamed by Verizon and AT&T" CNNMoney 1:34 PM
  • "How Apple gets to $2,000" Fortune 8:31 AM
  • "Apple stock seen hitting $2,000 by the end of 2015" AppleInsider 9:42 PM
  • "Apple: Merlin Chartist Sees Fall to $527" Barron's 9:59 AM
Industry News
  • "Techs close mixed session; AOL keeps gain: Sector gains ground from earlier sell-off; Demand Media jumps" MarketWatch 4:10 PM
  • "U.S. stocks hit by European worries: Longest losing streak for Dow industrials since last summer" MarketWatch 4:10 PM
  • "Choppy Trading: Euro Turmoil Roils Wall Street" FOXBusiness 4:10 PM
  • "Dow Heads for Longest Losing Streak Since August" TheStreet 4:10 PM
  • "Dow posts 6-day losing streak" CNNMoney 4:10 PM
  • "Dow Falls 6th Day in Longest Slump Since August on Greece" Bloomberg 4:11 PM
  • "Greek political turmoil spooks stocks as market jitters spread to Spain, Italy" Associated Press [Free Registration Required] 1:06 PM
  • "Dow Losing Streak at Six: The Dow Jones Industrial Average tumbled for a sixth straight day as investors remained focused on concerns from Greece and Spain." [Paid Membership Required] 4:11 PM
  • "Stocks: Investors still on edge/U.S. stocks were headed for a lower open Wednesday as investors remained on edge over developments in Europe." CNNMoney 9:20 AM
  • "Weir, Sage push U.K.'s FTSE 100 lower" MarketWatch 1:26 PM
  • "Europe Drags on Asia Markets" [Paid Membership Required] 9:35 AM
  • "Asian Stocks Fall to Three-Month Low as European Turmoil Worsens" Bloomberg 9:40 AM
  • "Asia Markets: Asia markets slump amid Greek turmoil" MarketWatch 9:30 AM
  • "European Stocks Drop Amid Greek Impasse; Spanish Lenders Retreat" Bloomberg 9:40 AM
  • "Europe Markets: Europe stocks drop on Greek impasse; Spain tumbles" MarketWatch 9:30 AM
  • "Most active Nasdaq-traded stocks: Nasdaq's 10 most active stocks at 1 p.m." Associated Press 1:38 PM
  • "Midday Glance: Computer companies/Computer companies shares mixed at 1 p.m." Associated Press 1:36 PM
  • "Top 5 Tech Stocks Ahead of Cisco Earnings" TheStreet 1:30 PM
  • "3 Hot Tech Stocks Worthy Of A 'Strong Buy'" Seeking Alpha 1:34 PM
  • "Expect an Uptick for Global Tech: Credit Suisse likes companies with high barriers, such as Intel and ASML." Barron's 9:37 AM

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