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MacSurfer's Archive: Saturday, May 12, 2012
 

 

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Wednesday Highlights: Micah Singleton at Daily Dot asks what the next big thing is given the latest iPad isn't it despite being best tablet on market; Apple Pay debuted on Tuesday and CNN cautions users to check bank accounts as some customers seeing double charges; PC Magazine looks at Apple Pay and the promise of cashless society, but warns it won't be secure and safe; Apple SVP, Eddy Cue, proven right that Apple has "lot of work to do" regarding Apple Pay; Apple said to launch rewards program for Apple Pay this holiday season; Tim Cook spending face-time with vice premiere of China over iCloud phishing attack; Quartz probes why the Mac sales record for Q4 2014 occurred, while Peter Cohen asks if momentum can be sustained; Apple opens service allowing companies to self-list on Apple Maps; Macworld reviews Photoshop Elements 13; Yosemite's Instant Hotspot feature reviewed at AppleInsider; iOS 8.1 has been jailbroken by the Pangu team in China, reports in our Hardware/Software section; Engadget review says new iMac Retina screen is worth the price of entry; Bare Feats shootout between 5K iMac and Quad-core Macs; iPad Air 2 reviews from John Gruber, New York Times, CNET, others in our Reviews section; Ars Technica reviews iOS 8.1.

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Apple/Macintosh
  • "Apple and Your TV: Path to a Trillion-Dollar Company"  The Motley Fool 4:34 AM
  • "Apple rumored to be in talks to acquire German HDTV maker Loewe"  AppleInsider 8:11 PM
  • "Apple: Samsung has destroyed 'vast quantities' of evidence ahead of infringement trial"  The Verge 4:39 AM
  • "Analysts Are Starting To Panic About Apple Earnings This Quarter" Business Insider 10:24 AM
  • "Apple and Foxconn to Improve Factory Working Conditions? [Video] Mashable 5:27 PM
  • "Former Zune exec: music biz was 'hooked on the drug' Apple was supplying" iDownload Blog 10:19 AM
  • "Apple-Dow 30 marriage? One's too hot for the other" Associated Press 6:43 PM
  • "You're Wrong About Tim Cook's Apple" ["The moral of the story is that it's time to stop hating on Tim Cook and start viewing him for what he is. CEO Cook is an operational wizard who is the master of the modern day supply chain."]  Seeking Alpha 5/11
  • "Apple accuses Samsung of purposefully destroying evidence: On May 1, Apple filed a motion in the Northern District of California alleging that Samsung intentionally destroyed documents it was obligated to hand over as part of the discovery process, an act referred to as 'spoilation of evidence' in the legal parlance."  Network World 5/11
  • "Apple accuses Samsung of destroying evidence in patent case -- report" CNET News 5/11
  • "Samsung: Dog ate my e-mail/Apple accuses Samsung of taking a slash-and-burn approach to evidence preservation" Fortune 5/11
  • "Infringement Case Suspended While Samsung Tests Validity of Apple's 'pinch-to-zoom' Claim" IDG News Service 5/11
  • "Apple-Samsung summer trial still possible -- Apple allowed to reassert 'dropped' claims in new lawsuit" Foss Patents 5/11
  • "Most of Apple's German lawsuits get stayed (the latest one today): here's why" Foss Patents 5/11
  • "iPhone buyers, fear not over carrier subsidies, says analyst/A Morgan Stanley analyst offers reassuring words: Carriers would face too many obstacles to trimming those subsidies to Apple that keep prices down." CNET News 5/11
  • "Proview and Apple: A Tale of Two Lawsuits/A California court has thrown out Proview's lawsuit against Apple over the iPad brand. But a similar lawsuit in China drags on between the two. The companies have at least talked about settling: Apple reportedly offered $16 million, which Proview rejected. The problem for Apple may not be as simple as paying Proview to go away. Whatever payout Proview gets could set a precedent Apple doesn't want to set." MacNewsWorld 5/11
  • "Foxconn plans renewed shift into distribution" ["Gou said Foxconn is making preparations for iTV, Apple Inc's rumored upcoming high-definition television, although development or manufacturing has yet to begin. iTV reportedly features an aluminum construction, Siri, and FaceTime video calling"]  China Daily 5/11
  • "Chairman of Foxconn Terry Gou Confirms Apple's Rumored iTV During His Inaugural Speech At New Headquarter In Shanghai" How To Arena 5/11
  • "Foxconn chief: We're preparing to build the Apple television" CNET News 5/11
  • "Sentelic accuses Samsung, HTC, Apple, RIM of patent infringement" DigiTimes 5/11
OS X
News
  • "Adobe will issue free security patches for high-profile Creative Suite apps: Vulnerabilities to CS5 versions of Photoshop, Illustrator, and Flash will be fixed at no charge" Macworld 10:19 AM
  • "Adobe will issue security fixes for CS5 apps after all: The company says it's working on patches for Creative Suite 5.x versions of Photoshop, Illustrator, and Flash. Previously, customers would have had to pay to upgrade to CS6 to get the fixes." CNET News 5:22 PM
  • "iCloud beta website reveals plans for Notes and Reminders web apps, affirms iOS 6 beta coming soon" 9 to 5 Mac 5/11
  • "Apple Bringing Notes and Reminders to iCloud.com with iOS 6" MacRumors 5/11
  • "Bessemer tangled up in multi-million Dollar lawsuit related to Intego" Global Security Mag 5/11
  • "Safari 5.1.7 and OS X 10.7.4, How Flashback Works, Free Lion Boot Disk Tool, and More" Low End Mac 5/11
AppleCare/Troubleshooting
  • "'The Downloads window in previous versions of Safari allowed me to track several downloads at once, pause them individually, etc. Now as best I can determine, we have a small square that appears in the toolbar with a red indicator bar. Just this, regardless of how many downloads are being done.' Sadly I do not know of a way to recover all of the functionality of the Downloads window we used to have, but I will point out that at least you can check out downloads individually by clicking on that small square. A popover window comes up showing all active downloads." MacInTouch 5:45 PM
  • "Bugs & Fixes: When Outlook searches fail... and more" Macworld 5/11
  • "Tackling SMC console errors after OS X 10.7.4 update" MacFixIt 5/11
  • "Mac OS X 10.7.4 Update: Breaks compatibility with French dictionary Le Grand Robert" Betalogue 5/11
Reviews/How-To/Tips
  • "The Fat Lady Still Sings" [Opera 11.60] YMP Now 5/11
  • "Slide To Unlock — Your Mac [OS X Tips] Cult of Mac 5/11
  • "MacMost Now 708: Recording Keynote Slideshows Timed To Music" MacMost 5/11
  • "How to Reset Profile Manager" Amsys 5/11
  • "Make Mac OS X Speak (or Sing) the Output of Any Command Line Task" OS X Daily 5/11
  • "Finally, A Mac App That Organizes And Manages Your Books And Papers" Mac 360 5/11
  • "How To Get A New Desktop Picture On Your Mac Every Day" NoodleMac 5/11
  • "A Free Way To Give Your Mac's Mouse Or Trackpad A Dozen New Features" TeraTalks 5/11
  • "How To Remove Objects And Blemishes You Don't Want From Photos On Your Mac" BohemianBoomer 5/11
  • "Try The Cheap Mac App To Diptych Or Triptych Your Photos" McSolo 5/11
  • "A Tale Of 5 Apps To Clean, Repair, Optimize, Customize Your Mac (and 3 are free)" Mac 360 5/11
Op/Ed
  • "The Sandbox's Big Red Button: If you've been following the debate surrounding Apple's Application Sandbox, you know that many developers are concerned about the implications for existing apps of adopting the sandbox." Red Sweater Software 5:54 PM
  • "A few times in the past, MacInTouch readers have commented on a delay after waking from sleep before an internet connection can be completed. The typical symptom is waking your Mac, checking Mail and having all accounts show errors. Or waking your Mac, checking a web page, and having Safari inform you that you are not connected to the internet. Just this week, I began to wonder if this is a hard drive spinup issue. If I wake my iMac, I see my desktop and open apps in a few seconds. But I can hear the internal drive spinning up, so what I see is coming from RAM. Maybe Lion (and maybe Snow Leopard) can't connect to the internet until the drive is up and running. Maybe the "issue" is just that we can do something even before the internal drive is up and running, just not make an internet connection." MacInTouch 5:44 PM
  • "'Click to Run': The Days of Flash" Rixstep 11:41 AM
  • "Adobe Charges $199 for Photoshop Security Fix" TidBITS 5/11
  • "Apple May No Longer Support Your Older Mac, but Microsoft Will" Low End Mac 5/11
  • "The new Safari disables outdated Flash: Helpful or presumptuous?" Houston Chronicle 5/11
  • "C'mon, Apple. Lavish Some Gaming Love On The Mac" MacNews 5/11
Press Releases
  • "MoneyWiz Now Available For On The Mac Too" App Advice 5/11
  • "WinOnX 1.3 Enables Running Windows Programs on Mac OS X" MacPrices 5/11
  • "Inpaint's New Multi View Feature: No More Passers-by in Your Holiday Pics!" Teorex 5/11
General Interest/Potpourri
  • "Apple Loop: The Week In Review" Forbes 10:35 AM
  • "Week in Apple: updates, updates, updates galore!" Ars Technica 11:44 AM
  • "Mobile OS Madness Ahead In June: When Apple, Google, and Microsoft all hold developer events in San Francisco in June, you'll get a peek at what's next for smartphones. Here's what might pop up." InformationWeek 10:47 AM
  • "US Postal Service to ban overseas shipments of lithium batteries" The Verge 4:39 AM
  • "GameStop to sell refurbished Apple MacBooks?" The Verge 10:35 AM
  • "GameStop looks like it will start selling used MacBooks soon" 9 to 5 Mac 10:35 AM
  • "Woz: I don't have broadband, and I never thought I'd get girls/Steve Wozniak, Apple's co-founder, tells a business forum in Australia that, because he doesn't have cable he can't get broadband, as it's a monopoly in his area. He also admitted that, once upon a time, he'd given up hope of finding a girl." CNET News 5:22 PM
  • "Study: iOS Surpasses Android in Enterprise Usage" PCWorld 5/11
  • "Kutcher looks more and more like Jobs — as biopic release date nears" VentureBeat 5:50 PM
  • "Ashton Kutcher as Steve Jobs looks like Ashton Kutcher: TMZ, Hollywood's nosy aunt, obtains pictures of Ashton Kutcher dressed in black turtleneck and baggy bright blue jeans. Is the image convincing?" CNET News 5:21 PM
  • "Apple may attempt to push Android Tabs off market by selling iPad Mini at a loss" New Kerala 10:44 AM
  • "Mozilla on new browser brouhaha: Microsoft, Apple different cases/'Apple is not a convicted monopolist,' says director of Firefox: Two wrongs don't make a right, Mozilla's chief counsel said Thursday when asked why his company hasn't lambasted Apple, as it did Microsoft, for blocking rival browsers from its mobile operating system. 'The similarities to iOS don't justify an outcome on Windows that deprives users of choice, reduces competition and hurts innovation,' said Harvey Anderson, Mozilla's top lawyer."  Computerworld 5/11
  • "Apple dominating Samsung in Japanese smartphone market: Japanese researcher says Apple is king of Japan's growing smartphone market; rival Samsung lags far behind" IDG News Service 5/11
  • "Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak admits he doesn't have broadband at home" Adelaide Advertiser 5/11
  • "Apple co-founder Woz weighs in against tech giant on price discrimination" Melbourne Age 5/11
  • "Steve Wozniak Slams Apple's 'Horrible' Prices Down Under" Cult of Mac 5/11
  • "U.S. Postal Service Bans Shipping of iPads and Other Gadgets Beginning on May 16"  PadGadget 5/11
  • "Flipboard CEO: Apple's iPad 'created a revolution' for beautiful Internet content" AppleInsider 5/11
  • "Apple's Siri: the 'best smartphone ever' is the Nokia Lumia 900. Wait, what?" The Next Web 5/11
  • "Siri's 'Seed Man' Speaks" [Video Report] CNBC 5/11
  • "Videos: The new iPad lands in 30 more countries this week" Fortune 5/11
  • "iPhone 4S on sale for $149 at RadioShack: The electronics retailer is offering a special in-store-only promotion, trimming the cost of the iPhone 4S and iPhone 4 by $50." CNET News 5/11
  • "FreedomPop bringing free 4G service to iPhones: The $99 Freedom Sleeve case promises WiMax performance, 500MB of free data, and even extra battery life. But questions linger." CNET Reviews 5/11
  • "Three more regionals to offer discounted iPhone 4S" FairerPlatform 5/11
  • "Taiwan market: FET, TWM selling new iPad bundled with contracts" DigiTimes 5/11
  • "iPhone leads Wash. police to robbers: University student beaten unconscious while trying to protect his friend's purse" Spokane Spokesman-Review 5/11
Non-Apple News
  • "Most Adults Uncomfortable with Current State of Mobile Etiquette" Patently Apple 10:06 AM
  • "Nintendo phases out Aqua Blue 3DS" CNET News 5/11
  • "Adobe makes users pay to fix Photoshop flaw" ZDNet UK 5/11
  • "Richard M. Stallman, free software leader falls ill at conference" ZDNet 5/11
  • "Unrepentant Hippie and World Networker Randy Bush Enters Net's Hall of Fame" Wired 5/11
  • "Cars of the future will be computers on wheels" USA Today 5/11
  • "Snapkeys 2i: 'Invisible' Touchscreen Keyboard for Phones and Tablets" Techland 5/11
  • "Quest for the holy algorithm: Last year Google made more than 520 changes to its search algorithm software and conducted about 58,000 experiments, 7000 of those on live users." Fairfax NZ News 5/11
  • "YouTube considering introducing subscription-based streaming service" New York Post 5/11
  • "Yahoo! CEO! didn't! even! read! his! own! CV! CompSci degree gaffe dates back to PayPal days" The Register 5/11
  • "Silicon Valley is getting healthy, crunching abs, not just apps" Los Angeles Times [Paid Membership Required] 5/11
  • "Walt Disney Imagineers Bringing Video Games To Life At Walt Disney World Resort" Forbes 5/11
  • "Instagram's insta-surprise: Mark Zuckerberg's Facebook is getting an assist, of sorts, from the most unlikely place in its $1 billion acquisition of photo-sharing app Instagram — Google, The Post has learned." New York Post 5/11
  • "Facebook co-founder Eduardo Saverin renounces US citizenship ahead of IPO, possibly reducing tax bill" New York Post 5/11
  • "Fun New Facebook Feature: Pay $2 To Get Your Friends' Attention" Forbes 5/11
  • "Facebook tests 'pay to promote post' tool: Facebook has started testing a system that lets users pay to highlight or promote posts." BBC 5/11
  • "Samsung launches low-end Windows Phone with 4-inch display" IDG News Service 5/11
  • "Huawei Aims to Be Smarter About Its Phone Branding" AllThingsD 5/11
  • "Sony, Panasonic Fall to 30-Year Lows as TV Losses Mount" Bloomberg 5/11
  • "Video apps battle to be the next Instagram" CNNMoney 5/11
  • "Asus Invents Interesting Notebook with Integrated Projector" Patent Bolt 5/11
  • "Why China's game business will hit $20B by 2016 (exclusive interview)" VentureBeat 5/11
  • "The ABCs of camera phone technology: How good is the camera that comes with your new smartphone? We explain the technology and what you should look for." Computerworld 5/11
  • "Why Computers Still Can't Translate Languages Automatically: We need to teach machines to understand the meaning of words. That's really hard." Slate 5/11
Publications/Podcasts
  • "Gene Steinberg meets Jim Dalrymple of The Loop, Adam Engst from TidBITS, and Avram Piltch from Laptop magazine this week on The Tech Night Owl LIVE" The Tech Night Owl LIVE 5/11
  • "5by5 | The Critical Path #37: Pathfinder I" asymco 5/11
  • "iPad mini Rumors, Ivy Bridge Macs & Black Ops 2 Lawsuit + More! (Podcast)" Insanely Great Mac 5/11
Hardware/Software
  • "Apple changes name of 'iPad WiFi + 4G' to 'iPad WiFi + Cellular' in many countries following international criticism" 9 to 5 Mac 5:49 PM
  • "Video: Is this what Apple's new maps will look like?" Fortune 10:35 AM
  • "iOS 6 'Sundance' Siri API and iPad support tipped" SlashGear 10:08 AM
  • "Intel determined to make mobile chips Apple 'can't ignore'" Electronista 4:43 AM
  • "Intel looks to build ultra-efficient mobile chips Apple 'can't ignore'" AppleInsider 4:40 AM
  • "Ivy Bridge OS X Lion Installation w/ Bridge Helper (Video)" Insanely Great Mac 5:13 PM
  • "A First Look at Thunderbolt on Windows with MSI's Z77A-GD80" AnandTech 4:42 AM
  • "iOS 6: Apple drops Google Maps, debuts in-house 'Maps' with incredible 3D mode"  9 to 5 Mac 5/11
  • "Apple Map App to Replace Google Mapping in iOS"  AllThingsD 5/11
  • "Apple unveiling Google Maps alternative in iOS 6? The company has reportedly been working on its own Maps service for the next version of its iOS platform, meaning it might kick Google Maps off the operating system." CNET News 5/11
  • "Apple mapping a future without Google in iOS 6?" GigaOM 5/11
  • "Apple rumored to drop Google Maps, launch new 3D mapping service in iOS 6" The Verge 5/11
  • "Apple to Drop Google Maps, Add 3D in iOS 6 [Report] Mashable 5/11
  • "Apple To Ditch Google Maps In iOS 6? Apple looks prepared to sever its long-standing ties to Google Maps with a brand new mapping application in the next version of iOS." InformationWeek 5/11
  • "Report: Apple-Owned Map Technologies to Replace Google in iOS 6" The Mac Observer 5/11
  • "iMore: Apple is yet to finalize design for next-generation iPhone" 9 to 5 Mac 5/11
  • "iPhone 5 release: Ditching the Dock Connector?"  Computerworld 5/11
  • "Apple 'plans 7-inch iPad for October': Apple plans to launch a 7-inch version of the iPad in October, according to rumours emerging from Asia." Telegraph 5/11
  • "Apple iPad Mini release and $200 price tag rumoured" T3 5/11
  • "Apple TV 5.0.1 update released, includes HD iTunes previews and bug fixes" The Verge 5/11
  • "Intel wants to be inside the iPad" ZDNet 5/11
  • "Apple starts re-approving Dropbox-connected apps after SDK amendment" The Next Web 5/11
  • "Apple continues work on face-recognition patents" MacNN 5/11
  • "Tablets Out to Kill Laptops, New iPad vs. MacBook Air, $799 MacBook Air This Fall?, and More" Low End Mac 5/11
AppleCare/Helps
  • "Does Your Mac Have Loud Fans or Running Constantly?" Amsys 5/11
Price Trackers/Deals
  • "Monster Wars For iPhone and iPad Is Temporarily Available For Free (Normally $0.99)" Apple Sliced 9:43 AM
  • "Clock Blocks For iPhone Is Free Right Now (Previously $0.99)" Apple Sliced 9:43 AM
  • "Fat Jump Pro For iPhone and iPad Is Free Today (Was $0.99)" Apple Sliced 9:43 AM
  • "Apple MacBook Air Buyer's Guide -Up To $250 Off Currently Shipping Models" MacReviewZone 11:41 AM
  • "PadGadget Daily App Deal – 25 iPad Apps on Sale" PadGadget 4:46 AM
  • "Gif Camera For iPhone Is Temporarily Available For Free (Normally $0.99)" Apple Sliced 5/11
  • "Swordigo For iPhone and iPad Is Free Right Now (Previously $1.99)" Apple Sliced 5/11
  • "CitiRacing For iPhone and iPad Is Free Today (Was $0.99)" Apple Sliced 5/11
  • "iPad (2012) Prices & Sales" MacPrices 5/11
  • "MacBook Air Prices & Sales" MacPrices 5/11
  • "MacBook Pro Prices & Sales" MacPrices 5/11
  • "iPad Closeout & Refurbished & Used Buyer's Guide -Prices Start At $270" MacReviewZone 5/11
  • "Mac Compatible Printers... Prices Range From $30 To $450 -Best Selling -Prices, Deals, Reviews And Information" MacReviewZone 5/11
  • "Weekend Mac deals: Refurbished MacBook Pro from $1,019" FairerPlatform 5/11

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Reviews/How-To/Tutorials/Tips
Reviews
  • "A Good AirPlay Speaker: The best tool to listen to iTunes exclusively." Ars Technica 5:52 PM
  • "Toss up: iPhone battery cases" WA Today 9:14 PM
  • "Review: iHome iW2 AirPlay speaker" MacNN 5:52 PM
  • "Video Review: VANS Off the Wall Case for iPhone 4/4s" Run Around Tech 10:35 AM
  • "The Darkness II review: The Godfather meets The Exorcist" Macworld UK 4:42 AM
  • "Would you like to see my man sack? Looking for a cheap solution for carrying around your iPad and an Apple Wireless Keyboard? I was. But no longer." John Moltz's Very Nice Web Site 5/11
  • "Review: The Origami Workstation for iPad" 512 Pixels 5/11
  • "Logitech Ultrathin: It's An IPad Keyboard, It's An IPad Cover" MacNews 5/11
  • "ChargeIt! 2X (for iPhone 4 and 4S)" PC Magazine 5/11
  • "Knomo Folio iPad 3 case: Rather good alternative to Apple's Smart Cover." Register Hardware 5/11
  • "Startup Spotlight: A vacuum dock and tail for the iPad" Denver Post 5/11
  • "Kodak Hero 3.1 printer: Bargain price, cheap ink, great photos" Macworld 5/11
iPad/iPhone/iPod touch Apps
  • "Team Stream for iPhone and iPad: Keep up with your favorite team with easy-to-digest sports news" Macworld 11:44 AM
  • "Review: Panda Sweet Tooth – A Family Friendly Arcade Aventure For iOS" MacTrast 5/11
  • "Making sense of Facebook's new App Center" TechHive 5/11
  • "Google+ App Makes Social Networking Add Up [Review] Cult of Mac 5/11
  • "OnePAD Review: OnePAD is a daily note app with a simple interface and endless possibilities." 148Apps 5/11
  • "F-Sim Space Shuttle for iOS: A Superb Flight Simulator" The Mac Observer 5/11
  • "Backgammon NJ and FaceMe Backgammon for iPhone and iPad" Macworld 5/11
  • "You Should Play: Sword & Sworcery EP" TechHive 5/11
  • "Hands On With 'Defender Chronicles II'" Touch Arcade 5/11
  • "'My Little Hero' Review - 'Zelda' Meets Pixar in This Clever Adventure" Touch Arcade 5/11
  • "'Frenzy Pop' Review - This Soda-Fueled Platformer Has a Lot to Love, Minus a Few Belches" Touch Arcade 5/11
  • "MiniFlyer Review: In MiniFlyer, players collect coins and dodge obstacles while climbing ever higher in an infinitely long level." 148Apps 5/11
  • "Age of Wind 2 Free Review: It has some lofty ambitions to be sure, but this high seas sim needs some serious control adjustments." 148Apps 5/11
  • "Glorious Quest Review: Glorious Quest has its problems, but it's a fun little pick-up-and-play action RPG." 148Apps 5/11
  • "DogAt LA Review: A handy app for LA bound dog owners." 148Apps 5/11
  • "Farm Up Review: A run of the mill farming freemium game with some elements of storytelling." 148Apps 5/11
  • "DreamWorks Dragons Review: A slightly easy yet enjoyable puzzle game." 148Apps 5/11
  • "Empire Defense 2 Review: Empire Defense 2 is a tower defense with long levels and a unique path system." 148Apps 5/11
How-To/Tutorial
  • "How to design web sites for tablets" VentureBeat 10:45 AM
  • "How to Downgrade Your iPad 2 or iPad 3 Using RedSn0w (Windows)" iClarified 4:45 AM
  • "iPad trick: Searching digital handwriting (how-to)" ZDNet 5/11
Tips
  • "Recalibrate your iDevice Home Button for Snappier Performance" Lifehacker 10:19 AM
  • "iOS Tip: How To Delete Movies Or TV Shows Off Your iOS Device Without A Computer" MacTrast 7:14 AM
  • "10 Ways to Optimize Your iPad for Kids With Special Needs" Mashable 5/11
  • "Tip: Why Are People Not Getting My iMessages?" BYTE 5/11
  • "Change the Font Size of Web Pages in Safari for iOS with Bookmarklets" OS X Daily 5/11
  • "iOS Tip: My App Store Icon Disappeared. How Do I Get It Back?" MacTrast 5/11
  • "Q&A: 'Unplaying' an iTunes Podcast" New York Times [Free/Paid Registration Required] 5/11
  • "Jerry King's Mac 411: There is an app for Mail/Thanks for clarifying Contacts. However I also find Mail to be frustrating. What can make Mail more useful with my iPad?" Naples Daily News 5/11
Analysis/Commentary/Editorial/Opinion
  • "When Apple's iTV Meets our Ambiguous WiFi Laws" PMF Legal 8:10 PM
  • "Amazing Apple Anecdote: The Mythical Mr. Macintosh" MacTrast 5:54 PM
  • "iPhone 5: Nothing decided except October (or not)" CNET News 5:22 PM
  • "Begun, The Retina Wars Have" TechCrunch 10:45 AM
  • "Someone Who Has Seen Apple's New Maps For iPhone Says It 'Blow Your Head Off'" Business Insider 10:24 AM
  • "The Macalope Weekly: True originals" Macworld 10:19 AM
  • "Why I drank the Kool-Aid and bought an iPad" Examiner 10:08 AM
  • "Rumor: iOS 6 code-named Sundance, could bring third-party Siri support" iDownload Blog 8:14 AM
  • "How Green Is The iPad Exactly? An Infographic" Macgasm 5/11
  • "iPhone 5 rumor rollup for the week ending May 11/Apple iPhone 5 rumors: Sweet September, LTE fervor, Liquidmetal down the drain" Network World 5/11
  • "It's Not Steve Jobs: Wozniak Reveals The One Person Who 'Actually' Deserves Credit For Apple's Early Success" Business Insider 5/11
  • "iPhone 5 to be another Google killer — but with a twist"  iMore 5/11
  • "Would You Buy a 7-inch Apple 'iPad Mini' for $200?" Techland 5/11
  • "iPad Mini? Nope: Not gonna happen" Electricpig 5/11
  • "The Macalope Daily: Sometime they find a nut" Macworld [Insider Content] 5/11
  • "O RLY? – Foxconn Exec Confirms Apple Television Production" Redmond Pie 5/11
  • "Foxconn Chief Confirms Apple's Television Is Coming" App Advice 5/11
  • "Foxconn Chief Confirms The Apple iTV" TechCrunch 5/11
  • "Apple dropping Google Maps on iOS 6 in favor of its own app, report says" VentureBeat 5/11
  • "Are Apple and Google Heading to a Breakup?" Yahoo! News 5/11
  • "Apple HDTV rumor roundup: Talk of an Apple TV set dates back to 2009, but recent months have provided an avalanche of rumors. CNET has gathered them all in one convenient location for you." CNET News 5/11
  • "Mozilla's hypocrisy: It's OK for Apple to block Firefox, but wrong when Microsoft does it" Computerworld Blogs 5/11
  • "Feeding Frenzy: Why Everyone Wants Their Own App Store" PixoBebo 5/11
Non-Apple
  • "Ask Stack: How can you review your own code?" Ars Technica 11:44 AM
  • "MacOS KenDensed: Google, HP & AT&T Rant-a-paloosa" The Mac Observer 11:42 AM
  • "When did music become unimportant? MTV gave up on music ages ago, and only a handful of young bands make money selling records. Has music just become a 'soundtrack' to other activities?" CNET News 10:20 AM
  • "The End of the Traditional Telcos: How LTE could help Verizon and AT&T, hurt Sprint-Nextel." Barron's 4:35 AM
  • "You can have iPhone 4S, I'll take Galaxy Nexus" BetaNews 5/11
  • "Why are HDTV prices rising as economy continues to struggle?" ZDNet 5/11
  • "Q&A: What BYOD means for IT" ZDNet 5/11
  • "Don't let Windows 8 upgrade offers lure you into buying a new PC" ZDNet 5/11
  • "The week in tech: 5 must-know things" USA Today 5/11
  • "Video: The Most Insanely Important, Mind-Blowing Tech News of the Week" Techland 5/11
  • "C is still leading over Java, but Tiobe index's accuracy is questioned" InfoWorld 5/11
  • "Location-Based Services Grow in Popularity" PC Magazine 5/11
  • "5 techie gift ideas for mom" USA Today 5/11
  • "Connected Moms: Nielsen Says 54% Own Smartphones; 75% Use Facebook; 5M Visit Pinterest Monthly" TechCrunch 5/11
  • "Would you pay to promote a Facebook post?" Washington Post [Free Registration Required] 5/11
  • "Facebook file-sharing could be security, piracy nightmare: Users won't be able to pass along music or .exe files -- but infected PDFs and other forms of pirated content are permissible" InfoWorld 5/11
  • "9 cloud development platforms on the rise" [Slideshow] InfoWorld 5/11
  • "Open source suites go beyond Microsoft Office" InfoWorld 5/11
  • "10 must-have gadgets for the traveling executive" [Slideshow] CIO 5/11
  • "Who owns what when employees use their own tech" InfoWorld 5/11
  • "BlackBerry 10's open secret: It's aimed at the walled garden" The Globe and Mail [Free Registration Required] 5/11
  • "I Want My Aereo TV" Forbes 5/11
  • "9 Tips To Block Hotel Wi-Fi Malware: FBI issues warning to people traveling abroad that free Wi-Fi systems can pose a threat. Learn how to keep systems locked down and safe while traveling." InformationWeek 5/11
  • "Is Facebook Too Dependent on Zuckerberg?" [Video Report] FOXBusiness 5/11
  • "Why we need to keep talking about women in tech" CNET News 5/11
  • "Q&A on BYOD: Answers for IT departments" TechRepublic 5/11
Humor/Cartoons
  • "Invasion of the non-authorized apps" ZDNet [cartoon] 4:41 AM
  • "How to improve the worst Mother's Day gifts ever." The Joy of Tech [cartoon] 5/11
Press Releases/Products/Public Relations
  • "Access your iPhone's apps and more from your car's dash with Clarion's Next GATE" AppleTell 9:09 PM
  • "This Tweak For iOS Lets You Pin Your Favorite Contacts Directly On Your iPhone's Home Screen" Redmond Pie 8:29 PM
  • "Bills, Bills, Bills ... Bills For iPad, iPhone and Mac Get Major Updates" App Advice 5:54 PM
  • "Storify For iPad Fortifies Its Facebook Photo Albums Integration" App Advice 5:54 PM
  • "iPhone Film Festival will announce its IFF 3 winners on May 25th" Examiner 5:26 PM
  • "15 Cool iPod Cases: The case protecting your iPod should look as rockin' as the music you're listening to." [Slideshow] PC Magazine 10:45 AM
  • "Better than Skype? LINE takes off overseas" FairerPlatform 10:07 AM
  • "Seas0nPass jailbreak tool updated to support latest Apple TV software" iMore 4:42 AM
  • "GoldKey Announces New USB Tokens with Encrypted Flash Storage" prMac 6:43 PM
  • "NRI Mobile is a new way to do business" prMac 5:54 PM
  • "Tension Software announces String Replacer 1.0" prMac 5:54 PM
  • "iLuv Drawing Monsters HD - Learn to draw cute monsters step by step" prMac 10:35 AM
  • "Video Downloader Pro 2.0: Download & Play Almost Any Video On iOS Device" prMac 4:36 AM
  • "Santi Takes Meditation Apps To A New Plane" prMac 4:36 AM
  • "SalesVu 2.0 Launches in the US and Canada" prMac 4:36 AM
  • "Projection Is Approved For The App Store" prMac 4:36 AM
  • "Portfolio Pro for iPad launches: batch import from Flickr and Dropbox" prMac 4:36 AM
  • "Location-Based Mafia Planet Releases Soon" 148Apps 5/11
  • "Mother's Day: 10 Apps She Will Adore" PC Magazine 5/11
  • "Monster Shooter: The Lost Levels Drops the Ads, Adds More Fun Stuff" 148Apps 5/11
  • "Redsn0w 0.9.11b1 Allows for Downgrading iOS 5.1 to 5.0.1" OS X Daily 5/11
  • "Amazing Alex: Rovio CEO confirms name of Angry Birds successor" The Next Web 5/11
  • "The Week in iPhone Cases: RePET after me" Macworld 5/11
  • "Adobe Creative Cloud Now Available: Two New Touch Apps for iOS and Adobe Muse Also Shipping" Business Wire 5/11
  • "Just Spot It! HD weekend sale May 12 and 13" prMac 5/11
  • "Basketball Shot Chart Takes Shot Tracking to the iPad" prMac 5/11
  • "Guest List Organizer 1.0 for iPhone - Guest Tracker with iCloud Support" prMac 5/11
  • "DayMap Version 1.5 Released With iCloud Sync - On Sale for Limited Time" prMac 5/11
  • "New iPhone app that tells you when it's time to relax" prMac 5/11
  • "The chase is on - Jake Escapes HD Now Available for iOS" prMac 5/11
  • "With Hip Hop Triton, making music has never been so easy" prMac 5/11
  • "Tealbit AB releases the unique trivia quiz game Year Trivia for iPhone" prMac 5/11
  • "Self Help Classics 5.0 edition - the best iOS personal improvement app" prMac 5/11
  • "Learning Chinese is a blast for kids & parents with 123 Chinese for iPad" prMac 5/11
  • "Graphic Node Releases 10 New Themes for iBooks Author" prMac 5/11
  • "GoDocs for Google Docs 3.0 is available for iPhone and iPad" prMac 5/11
  • "Folder Factory - New App for Changing Folder Icons on Mac OS X" prMac 5/11
  • "All xMount iPad-Holders and Stands are now fit for the new iPad 3" prMac 5/11
  • "AirBeam Pro enables HD video surveillance with Mac, iPhone and iPad" prMac 5/11
Computer Industry
  • "Judge holds Google to infringe 8 more Java files -- FOSS Patents was first to publish 6 of them" Foss Patents 4:43 AM
  • "Views Clash on Tech Outlays: CEO Chambers blames weakened corporate tech spending for Cisco's earnings miss, but Intel's Otellini sees no change." Barron's 4:34 AM
  • "Still in the Chips: Intel boosts payout third time in 18 months, by 7%." Barron's 4:35 AM
  • "Why Barclays and Hewlett-Packard Are Good Bets" Barron's 4:35 AM
  • "The connected car: coming to your street soon/Intel is investing in 'connected cars', which are the logical precursor to self-driving models. Matt Warman looks at the ways tech is getting into the car." Telegraph 4:40 AM
  • "Facebook and Microsoft: Friends against Google/Analysts see ties around search, mobile and enterprise software" MarketWatch 4:36 AM
  • "Boy in the Hood(ie): I had no idea that Mark Zuckerberg's hoodie would be such a big deal. I bet you even he didn't think it would be such a big deal." GigaOM 4:34 AM
  • "Mad About Facebook! Investor frenzy continues to grow, with the IPO imminent. But those who climb aboard now may be setting themselves up for disappointment." Barron's 4:37 AM
  • "ChipMOS Arises From the Dead: By focusing on the hottest electronics markets, the test-and-assembly outfit has made a remarkable comeback...and the best may be yet to come." Barron's 4:37 AM
  • "Bombshell: Yahoo CEO's Excuse Is 'Verifiably Not True'" Business Insider 4:45 AM
  • "Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg says mobile apps the top focus, we say it's about time" Engadget 4:42 AM
  • "Americans Now Spend More Time On Facebook Mobile Than Its Website" TechCrunch 4:42 AM
  • "Twitter users given legal warning in Britain" AFP 4:37 AM
  • "Why Facebook's Co-Founder Just Defriended America" Forbes 4:45 AM
  • "Help! I'm confused about storage on my smartphone: In this edition of Ask Maggie, I explain how to store media on the expandable memory on a smartphone." CNET News 4:45 AM
  • "Don't Infringe On My Social Space Friend" Forbes 4:45 AM
  • "Do LED TVs have a viewing angle disadvantage? Why is the picture so poor when my LED TV is viewed from an angle?" Telegraph 4:40 AM
  • "The End of the Traditional Telcos: How LTE could help Verizon and AT&T, hurt Sprint-Nextel." Barron's 4:35 AM
Finances (Click heading for current Apple Stock price.)
Apple News
  • "Are You Waiting to Buy Apple at $527?" ["Merlin Securities chief market strategist Rich Bensingor issued a note earlier this week, suggesting that Apple's stock could go as low as $527 based on technical analysis. ... Apple doesn't operate in a news vacuum. Good things and bad things happen. Apple moves on its fundamentals, even if it means defying what a read of the chart would seem to suggest. Let's go over some of the positive catalysts that can happen with Apple in the coming weeks and months."] The Motley Fool 5:46 PM
  • "Why Apple Should Replace Cisco in the Dow" TheStreet 5/11
  • "The Future Dow 30 Could Become 'Apple Plus Some Other Stuff Index'" App Advice 5/11
  • "Is Apple's Golden Goose About to Be Cooked?" TheStreet 5/11
  • "AAPL: Credit Suisse Cuts iPhone Estimates on Possible Carrier Push-Back" Barron's 5/11
  • "Looks Like Apple VIX Futures Are Coming Soon" Seeking Alpha 5/11
Industry News
  • "Nvidia, Netflix maintain tech gains at close" MarketWatch 5/11
  • "U.S. stocks decline for a second week: J.P. Morgan Chase's $2 billion trading loss has shares off 9.3%" MarketWatch 5/11
  • "Banks hit by JPMorgan; Wall Street ends week lower" Reuters 5/11
  • "S&P 500 Falls to 2-Month Low as Banks Tumble on JPMorgan" Bloomberg 5/11
  • "Stocks Mixed Ahead of Close" TheStreet 5/11
  • "Stocks end lower as bank shares weigh" CNNMoney 5/11
  • "Dow Logs Worst Week of 2012; JPMorgan Skids" CNBC 5/11
  • "Dow Has Its Worst Week in 5 Months: The Dow industrials edged lower to cap their biggest weekly retreat of the year, as big trading losses at J.P. Morgan Chase JPM -9.28% weighed on sentiment." WSJ.com [Paid Membership Required] 5/11
  • "JPMorgan loss to rattle stocks" CNNMoney 5/11
  • "Telecom Stocks: Carriers may get tougher with smartphones/IPhone may feel pressure from tighter upgrade rules, lower subsidies" MarketWatch 5/11
  • "Canada stocks up slightly as financials advance" MarketWatch 5/11
  • "Asian Markets Fall as China Data Disappoints" WSJ.com [Paid Membership Required] 5/11
  • "Asia Markets: Asia stocks slide, extending weekly losses" MarketWatch 5/11
  • "Europe Markets: Europe ends higher after U.S. sentiment data/Spain's IBEX 35 remains in red after latest bank cleanup plan" MarketWatch 5/11
  • "World stocks lower as traders eye surprise loss at JPMorgan, slowing China economy" Associated Press [Free Registration Required] 5/11
  • "Most active Nasdaq-traded stocks: Nasdaq's 10 most active stocks at 1 p.m." Associated Press 5/11
  • "Midday Glance: Computer companies/Computer companies shares mixed at 1 p.m." Associated Press 5/11
  • "Final Glance: Computer companies" CBS News 5/11

 
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