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MacSurfer's Archive: Monday, May 14, 2012
 

 

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Thursday Highlights: Apple is trimming 200 jobs at Beats following acquisition; subliminal message to Pandora, in the restructure, could be "marketshare is good, but profits are better", more on the subject in our Apple/Macintosh section; does word that "tablet sales are 'crashing'" — at least according to Best Buy's CEO — portend doom for the iPad?; here's a thought about no sapphire for iPhone 6, might Apple be saving it for the iPhone 6S?; Lisa Jackson, Apple SVP of Environmental Initiatives, acknowledges company must do more to encourage use of renewable energy in their suppliers, partners; continuing their reviews of Adobe flagship products, Macworld today covers InDesign CC 2014; Shazam is out for Mac, here's a first look at the music recognition app; Tuts+ has a walkthrough to prepare your Mac for Yosemite; tired of Safari notifications when you visit web sites? Kirk McElhearn shows how to turn off the feature; Dan Rayburn reports that Apple's own Content Delivery Network is now live at a cost of $100 million, though relationships with Akamai, Level 3 are still ongoing; Market Realist on why Apple chose to partner with IBM; feature at Wired explores USB security, and why it "is fundamentally broken"; MacRumors reporting Tuesday, 14 October as iPhone 6 launch day, "part of 'incredibly busy' month"; here are 5 tips to better the battery life of your MacBook; IDC stats on computer sales estimates being called out; Samsung now struggling, and Christian Zibreg says it proves "Apple knows exactly what it's doing with its iPhone business"; HotHardware reviews Nvidia's new Shield tablet for gaming.

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Apple/Macintosh
  • "Court revives Apple claim on Samsung tablets: A U.S. appeals court ruled on Monday that Apple Inc could press its bid for an immediate block on the sale of some tablet computers made by Samsung Electronics Co Ltd based on allegations of infringement of one patent."  Reuters 11:12 AM
  • "Court Issues Mixed Ruling in Apple-Samsung Patent Case" WSJ.com [Paid Membership Required] 1:25 PM
  • "HTC is on the run from 6 Apple patents in Florida and 4 new ones in Delaware" Foss Patents 11:13 AM
  • "As 17 more states join class action against book publishers and Apple, new details revealed" paidContent 3:53 PM
  • "Steve Jobs wanted publishers to 'throw in with Apple' to create '$12.99 and $14.99' ebook market" The Verge 6:44 PM
  • "New details reveal Steve Jobs involved in e-book lawsuit" CNET News 9:33 PM
  • "Apple's Biggest Innovation: The Swipe?"  Forbes 8:02 AM
  • "The Challenge of Competing with Apple"  Tech.pinions 9:04 AM
  • "Has Apple Peaked? Hardly."  Forbes 10:49 AM
  • "Taiwan makers to build specialized plants for Apple: Taiwanese manufacturers are planning to construct plants in China dedicated to solely producing parts and components for Apple products as the company's sales in smart phones and tablets are seeing continuous growth."  DigiTimes 8:01 AM
  • "Foxconn chief: we're gearing up for Apple 'iTV'/Foxconn chief Terry Gou reportedly reckons that Apple, one of the contract manufacturer's biggest customers, is indeed preparing the so-called 'iTV'." Register Hardware 8:07 AM
  • "Samsung is destroying evidence in patent trials, Apple claims" Crave @ CNET 8:05 AM
OS X
News
  • "iCloud blows away 15 million users for 90 minutes: Apple's iCloud service crashed for ninety minutes on Monday, US time, leaving 12% of users – about 15 million people - possibly 'unable to access iCloud mail.'" The Register 8:35 PM
  • "Apple ships first Leopard security update in nearly a year: No bug fixes for Mac OS X 10.5, but instead issues Flashback scrubber and disables outdated copies of Flash Player" Computerworld 8:43 PM
  • "Apple Releases Flashback Removal, Security Update for Leopard" The Mac Observer 4:43 PM
  • "Apple releases Flashback removal tools for OS X 10.5" CNET Reviews 6:39 PM
  • "About the security content of Leopard Security Update 2012-003" Apple Support 6:40 PM
  • "Apple Preparing Upgrades to iCloud: Apple is preparing an upgrade of its online service iCloud that includes new photo-sharing features, according to people familiar with the matter. Ian Sherr has details on digits." [Video Report] MarketWatch 1:51 PM
  • "Apple may 'think different' on iCloud's video sync feature: Apple's rumored to be adding video sync to its iCloud service. The question is whether it will feed into Photo Stream, or count against user storage." CNET News 4:48 PM
  • "Apple Preparing Upgrade to iCloud" ["The maker of the iPhone and iPad is preparing a big upgrade to its online service iCloud that includes new photo-sharing features, according to people familiar with the matter."] WSJ.com [Paid Membership Required] 1:23 PM
  • "Apple Eyes Instagram With iCloud Upgrade" Wired 4:02 PM
  • "Apple More Deeply Joins Line Of Shutterfly Threats... More To Come" 24/7 Wall St. 1:52 PM
  • "Kaspersky exec calls Mac OS 'really vulnerable' (update: clarification from Kaspersky)"  Engadget 4:06 PM
  • "Apple asks for Mac OS security help as Kaspersky CTO describes the platform as 'really vulnerable'" Digital Trends 8:32 AM
  • "Kaspersky joins Apple in Mac security push" ZDNet 7:56 AM
  • "AirPrint now supports more than 200 printers" FairerPlatform 1:22 PM
AppleCare/Troubleshooting
  • "PGP Desktop disks not mounting after OS X 10.7.4 update" MacFixIt 6:39 PM
Reviews/How-To/Tips
  • "Hands-On Review: Mac OS X 10.7.4" Macs Only! 7:35 AM
  • "Reunion 10 Offers Better Genealogical Overviews, Web Search" TidBITS 9:22 AM
  • "Review: Flux 4 web design platform" IT.Enquirer 7:44 AM
  • "Switching to the Mac: The Missing Manual, Lion Edition review" AppleTell 8:41 AM
  • "Keeping Your MobileMe Email Address without iCloud" TidBITS 8:20 AM
  • "Mac Tip: Find The Serial Number For Your Mac In The Apple Menu" MacTrast 8:31 AM
  • "Open certain preference panes with quick shortcut" Mac OS X Hints 9:49 AM
Op/Ed
  • "Why Dropbox remains my pick of the cloud services litter" AppleTell 6:40 PM
  • "Lion discussions include problems, improvements and other notes on the 10.7.4 update; plus PGP issues; networking delays on waking; Back to My Mac; Finder oddities and more." MacInTouch 4:51 PM
  • "Your Mac Isn't As Safe As You Think" Yahoo! News 1:52 PM
Press Releases
  • "Perian posts end of life notice. Mac video enthusiasts weep." TUAW 4:46 PM
  • "New Star Wars Mac Games Join Steam - Win Your Copies on Facebook" Aspyr 1:22 PM
  • "NVIDIA Delivers Eclipse-based IDE for GPU Computing on Linux and Mac OS" eWeek 10:38 AM
  • "Elesewhere: Ambient Nature Sounds on your Mac - Environmental sounds generator" Eltima Software 8:55 AM
  • "Larry Jordan Announces Closed Captioning Added to Final Cut Pro X Training" PRWeb 8:47 AM
  • "Free Mac Malware Remover 1.1.3 Released" MacPrices 7:44 AM
  • "SilverWiz Ltd. announces the release of MoneyWiz for Mac OS X" prMac 9:32 AM
  • "Inpaint's New Multi View Feature: No More Passersby in Your Pictures" prMac 7:38 AM
General Interest/Potpourri
  • "Apple drops '4G' from iPad adverts: Apple has stopped using the phrase 4G in adverts for its latest iPad." BBC 7:51 AM
  • "Apple bows to international pressure over '4G' marketing" FairerPlatform 7:54 AM
  • "Apple, L.L. Bean—and Especially, Amazon—Score Big in Online Shopping Satisfaction" Time 4:08 PM
  • "Apple App Store reviewer's Facebook test account discovered, then shuttered" The Next Web 8:36 PM
  • "Apple's co-founder predicts 'conscious computers' with feelings within the next four decades" NewsCore 7:51 AM
  • "Steve Wozniak leaves cable internet behind, lives life completely wireless" The Verge 7:52 AM
  • "Woz sees Mark Zuckerberg as combo of himself and Steve Jobs: Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak sees both himself and Steve Jobs in Facebook's CEO as the social network prepares to go public." CNET News 9:47 AM
  • "Woz: Mark Zuckerberg Is A Combination Of Myself And Steve Jobs" Cult of Mac 10:55 AM
  • "iPad gives voice to kids with autism" CNN 8:37 PM
  • "Hollywood Shows Apple Love With Product Placement: Bloomberg's Scarlet Fu reports from an article in this week's Bloomberg Businessweek that Apple devices appeared in 40 percent of the top Hollywood films last year despite Apple refusing to pay product placement fees. She speaks on Bloomberg Television's 'Inside Track.'" [Video Report] Bloomberg 8:49 AM
  • "New Jersey man boasts magnetic attachment to iPod" Reuters 9:33 PM
  • "Head of Time Warner Cable Is Unfamiliar With Apple's AirPlay" New York Times [Free/Paid Registration Required] 10:54 AM
  • "Siri changes her mind on which smartphone is the best ever" CNET News 9:48 AM
  • "Siri: Just Kidding, iPhone is Best Smartphone Ever" PCWorld 4:46 PM
  • "Ashton Kutcher caught in full Steve Jobs mode" Tapscape 7:54 AM
  • "Ashton Kutcher spotted wearing Steve Jobs outfit: The actor was photographed in character on his way to the set of the upcoming film about Jobs" Macworld UK 7:58 AM
  • "Fox News recommends Apple iPad, 11-inch MacBook Air as 'Gifts for Grads' (with Video)" MacDailyNews 9:45 AM
  • "iPhone Powered By Viruses? Berkeley Scientists Move Closer" ABCNews 10:26 AM
Non-Apple News
  • "Virgin Atlantic Debuts In-Flight Cellphone Service: Passengers on Virgin Atlantic flights between New York and London can place calls and send text messages." InformationWeek 12:10 PM
  • "SAP Sapphire kicks off with Lance Armstrong, motivational speeches" ZDNet 11:48 AM
  • "Experts cast doubt on Pirate Pay's BitTorrent killing claims" V3 11:41 AM
  • "'Tomb Raider' pushed back to early 2013" USA Today 11:41 AM
  • "Sony E3 press conference will be televised by G4" TG Daily 11:34 AM
  • "IP network run over xylophones by California researchers" Techworld 11:32 AM
  • "A Computer Interface that Takes a Load Off Your Mind: A wearable brain scanner could give computers insight into how hard you're thinking." Technology Review 11:32 AM
  • "Amazon Web Services Personalizes CloudFront Web Hosting Service" IDG News Service 11:14 AM
  • "Buffalo Claims Victory in Race to Bring 802.11ac Gear to Retail" PCWorld 11:14 AM
  • "Adobe backpedals, will now patch recent Creative Suite versions for free" Computerworld 10:56 AM
  • "Polycom Exits Wireless Phone Business" CRN 10:27 AM
  • "As IPO looms, Facebook changes privacy policy again" TG Daily 11:34 AM
  • "On 28th birthday, Facebook's Zuckerberg poised to collect $100B" Associated Press [Free Registration Required] 10:26 AM
  • "Yahoo Interim CEO Is Ad World Veteran" WSJ.com [Paid Membership Required] 9:45 AM
  • "Yahoo to claim 'cause' in Thompson ouster, report says" CNET News 10:05 AM
  • "Ex-Yahoo Chief Told Board He Has Cancer" WSJ.com [Paid Membership Required] 9:39 AM
  • "Yahoo CEO to step down; board reshuffled" MarketWatch 9:45 AM
  • "Insider tells why Anonymous 'might well be the most powerful organization on Earth'" Postmedia News 8:00 AM
Publications/Podcasts
  • "Mac Geek Gab Podcast: MGG 397: Geeks Have The Beans... And They Spill Them" The Mac Observer 4:43 PM
  • "Interview with iSSH and Air Display iOS App Developer, Dean Beeler" ZDNet 1:24 PM
  • "Does Siri really recommend the Nokia Lumia 900 Windows phone based on 4 reviews? We look into the details." The MT Show 7:43 AM
Hardware/Software
  • "Thinner Apple MacBook Pro With Retina Display Coming" ["ABC News has similarly heard from its own sources that both the next MacBook Pro and the iMac would be getting very, very high resolution displays. Apple refreshed its new iPad with a Retina Display in March. ... the laptops will also get a graphics boost  from Nvidia's latest graphics, the GeForce GT 650M card. ABC News has heard the same from its sources, which say Apple will move from AMD to Nvidia graphics chips in this version of the MacBook Pro."] ABCNews 6:33 PM
  • "Apple readies revamped 15-inch MacBook Pro: Retina Display, ultra-thin design, and super-fast USB 3" 9 to 5 Mac 7:47 AM
  • "Shipments of new MacBooks to surge starting June" DigiTimes 7:56 AM
  • "More rumors point to new Apple MacBooks in June" ZDNet 7:56 AM
  • "15-inch MacBook Pro with Retina display rumored for summer launch" BGR 7:58 AM
  • "Apple Poised To Keep The 'Pro' In MacBook Pro, Says Rumor" TechCrunch 11:33 AM
  • "Best Buy Drops Prices On All Macs, New Models Coming Soon?" Cult of Mac 7:52 AM
  • "2012 Ivy Bridge MacBooks, iMacs may soon reach consumers" CNET News 10:10 AM
  • "Analyst expects MacBook refresh by June, next-gen iPhone by October" AppleInsider 6:37 PM
  • "Apple WWDC: iOS 6 says farewell to Google Maps" Computerworld 7:42 AM
  • "Genesys Logic reportedly lands USB 3.0 card reader controller chips for MacBook Air" DigiTimes 8:31 AM
AppleCare/Helps
  • "An Alarming Abundance of Alerts" TidBITS 7:42 AM
Price Trackers/Deals
  • "Fruit Ninja HD For iPad Is Temporarily Available For $0.99 (Normally $2.99)" Apple Sliced 8:36 AM
  • "Tower Defense: Lost Earth For iPhone Is Free Right Now (Previously $0.99)" Apple Sliced 8:36 AM
  • "Gold Miner -OL For iPhone Is Free Today (Was $2.99)" Apple Sliced 8:36 AM
  • "MacBook Pro Prices & Sales" MacPrices 7:44 AM
  • "Mac mini Prices & Sales" MacPrices 7:44 AM
  • "Apple MacBook Pro Buyer's Guide -17 Inch Models -Up to $380 Off Current Models" MacReviewZone 9:43 AM
  • "Refurbished & Used iMac Buyer's Guide -Prices Start From $169" MacReviewZone 9:55 AM
  • "Apple TV Buyer's Guide -Apple TV Prices, Deals, Reviews And Information" MacReviewZone 3:49 PM
  • "PadGadget Daily App Deal – 11 iPad Apps on Sale" PadGadget 8:40 AM

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Reviews/How-To/Tutorials/Tips
Reviews
  • "Cloud Router has strong monitoring capabilities but indifferent performance" Macworld 8:27 AM
  • "Thumbs-On With Targus' 'Fling' Game Controller For iPad [Review] Cult of Mac 4:03 PM
  • "Review: Element Case Vapor Dock for iPhone 4S and iPhone 4" Beatweek Magazine 4:19 PM
  • "Review: Lacambra Handmade Luxury Leather iPad Case" The Next Web 8:20 AM
iPad/iPhone/iPod touch Apps
  • "Mobile printing gets easier with or without AirPrint: How to configure a tidy printing workflow" Macworld 8:36 AM
  • "ChannelCaster Personalized News Mashup Review: iOS news aggregator shows signs of improvement" Macworld 8:27 AM
  • "StillShot: Extract Images from iPhone Videos" The Next Web 8:24 AM
  • "Review: Trip to Worlds - A Mobile Travel App With a Social Twist" MacTrast 6:44 PM
  • "SynchroCam Sorely Disappoints: SynchroCam links two iOS devices to snap photos that it combines into a 3D-like animated GIF. Linking and snapping the photo was easy enough, but the result was simply atrocious." MacNewsWorld 8:36 AM
  • "Sparrow 1.2 for iPhone Brings Landscape Support, Labels Management" MacStories 8:36 AM
  • "Going on Vacation? Ditch the Paper Guidebook and Try These Apps." AllThingsD 8:24 AM
  • "Solve Mind Bending 3-D Puzzles In Rinth Island" PadGadget 8:40 AM
  • "Leonardo da Vinci: Anatomy – A Renaissance App" Apple'n'Apps 6:39 PM
  • "'Dragons Odyssey Frane' Review - A Quirky and Lovable Action RPG" Touch Arcade 4:08 PM
  • "N.O.V.A. 3 is the best shooter on iOS, but it's still not perfect: The latest game in this sci-fi shooter franchise is a must download for first-person-shooter fans, but it still has a few multiplayer issues that need to be worked out." CNET Reviews 8:36 PM
  • "'N.O.V.A. 3' Multiplayer Review - An Inconsistent Experience" Touch Arcade 9:37 AM
  • "UpNext Maps Review: UpNext Maps have 3D maps for select cities as well as venue searches and navigation everywhere." 148Apps 4:06 PM
  • "Goblin Legion HD Review: This freemium RTS is its own worst enemy." 148Apps 10:12 AM
  • "Clippox Exodus Review: Clippox Exodus manages to combine light action elements with platforming pretty well. The only problem is the platforming could use a little work." 148Apps 8:31 AM
  • "This Could Hurt Review: This Could Hurt is a one-button puzzler with a cartoony theme." 148Apps 9:32 AM
How-To/Tutorial
  • "How to Save PDF Files on an iPad" Macinstruct 8:26 AM
Tips
  • "Buying a MacBook Pro? Why You May Want to Wait" ABC News Radio 6:36 PM
  • "3 Ways to Use Microsoft Office on Your iPad" Low End Mac 4:51 PM
  • "A Potential Fix for iMessage Woes" New York Times [Free/Paid Registration Required] 4:07 PM
  • "Uninstall Messages Beta to Fix Your iMessage Lag" Lifehacker 4:04 PM
  • "Two Ways To Delete Videos Directly From Your iPhone [iOS Tips] Cult of Mac 4:03 PM
Analysis/Commentary/Editorial/Opinion
  • "iCloud, iOS 6 and other Apple leaks are all about Facebook's IPO" BetaNews 6:40 PM
  • "Pixorial leads with Google Drive: will developers follow?" Macworld 6:39 PM
  • "Welcome to 'contrarian Monday,' Apple fans: The Apple rumor mill gets gobsmacked (and we are grateful), while a noted analyst pours cold water on the inevitability of 'iTV.'" CNET News 4:03 PM
  • "Fake Shell iPhone App Is Actually a Protest [Video] Mashable 3:57 PM
  • "In Apple-Intel-Samsung Menage a Trois, Intel May Not Be On Top, Gassée Says" Forbes 3:51 PM
  • "Analysis: Time Warner Cable CEO Doesn't Know About Apple's AirPlay" The Mac Observer 2:32 PM
  • "Why Thunderbolt will never make it mainstream" ZDNet 1:24 PM
  • "Report: Upcoming 15-inch MacBook Pro to Be Thinner, Ditch DVD Drive" Techland 1:25 PM
  • "Rumor: Brand New MacBook Pro Design Coming Soon" Apple Bitch 1:22 PM
  • "Why Using Your Just Your User Password Isn't Enough" Amsys 11:03 AM
  • "'An Apple Television Is Not An Insanely Great Idea'" Business Insider 3:56 PM
  • "Apple HDTV rumor roundup" CNET News 10:11 AM
  • "The Macalope Daily: A real long shot" Macworld [Insider Content] 9:44 AM
  • "Apple's iOS 6 to bring Siri to iPad? The next mobile operating system from Apple is reportedly codenamed 'Sundance'" Macworld UK 9:36 AM
  • "Fact-Checking Digitimes, the Taiwanese Apple Rumor Source That Keeps Crying 'Wolf!'"  Techland 8:35 AM
  • "Samsung Nexus tablet rumours resurface: Android 5.0 iPad killer inbound?" Electricpig 8:28 AM
  • "New iPad: 4G No More (Sort Of)" PCWorld 8:52 AM
  • "Apple drops iPad '4G' marketing — but not everywhere" GigaOM 8:26 AM
  • "iPhone 5 concept images go heavy metal" SlashGear 6:35 PM
  • "Would You Buy This iPhone?" App Advice 9:43 AM
  • "iPhone 5 redesign tipped by part leak" BGR 9:36 AM
  • "Rumour of iPhone 5 will mean poor Q3 for Apple" Macworld UK 8:40 AM
  • "iPhone 5 Concept: Angry Birds shown on 7mm Apple phone" T3 8:35 AM
  • "Apple's Next iPhone Won't Look Anything Like The iPhone 4S According To This Component" Cult of Mac 8:26 AM
  • "The IPad Is Hot, But Not Yet Ready As A Laptop Replacement" MacNews 8:24 AM
  • "Apple eyeing 7.85-inch iPad in $200 range for October release" Edible Apple 4:26 PM
  • "Hungry Like A Wolf: How Apple Rumors Spread" TechCrunch 6:35 PM
  • "Foxconn: Apple TV reports inaccurate" CNET Asia 8:37 PM
  • "Analyst Says Big-Screen Apple TV 'Makes Little Sense'" PadGadget 6:40 PM
  • "Apple's TV opportunity over-hyped, analyst says" MarketWatch 1:23 PM
  • "Anatomy of an iTV rumor: The latest 'confirmation' that Apple is building a TV set turns out to be another soufflé" Fortune 8:24 AM
Non-Apple
  • "Microsoft's Steve Ballmer named worst CEO" BGR 4:46 PM
  • "Hands On: LinkedIn Windows Phone App Better Than iOS, Android Versions" Wired 4:02 PM
  • "Unlock streaming versions of your movies with Walmart service" Salt Lake Tribune 11:23 AM
  • "Companies slow to react to mobile security threat" CSO 11:15 AM
  • "12 Tips to Cut Your Cell Phone Bill" PCWorld 11:15 AM
  • "10 essential performance tips for MySQL: From workload profiling to the three rules of indexing, these expert insights are sure to make your MySQL servers scream" InfoWorld 10:54 AM
  • "All U.S. teens know dangers of text and drive, but do it anyway: survey" The Globe and Mail [Free Registration Required] 10:50 AM
  • "5 Reasons 'Torchlight 2' Is A Better Bang For Your Buck Than 'Diablo 3'" Forbes 10:46 AM
  • "Security and the Cloud: The Great Reconciliation" [Podcast] E-Commerce Times 10:36 AM
  • "Facebook Co-Founder Gives Up U.S. Citizenship — Is He Ungrateful, or Heroic?" Time 11:39 AM
  • "Facebook Needs To Take Marketing Seriously" Forbes 10:46 AM
  • "Mark Zuckerberg and the getting of wisdom" New York Times 11:27 AM
  • "Nokia: Doomed? Analyst Warns Survival Is Questionable; Shrs Fall" Forbes 9:56 AM
  • "Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 10.1: Everything you need to know" The Verge [Free Registration Required] 9:47 AM
  • "Yahoo's latest CEO exit draws mixed reaction: Some analysts see opportunity for Net firm; others, a bigger mess" MarketWatch 11:59 AM
  • "Who is Ross Levinsohn? Yahoo's new salesman-in-chief" GigaOM 9:31 AM
  • "Five ways to depersonalize Google search results" CNET 12:08 PM
  • "The Android dilemma: Too much choice, yet not enough" ZDNet 11:49 AM
  • "10 ways to make Android faster, more productive, and more secure than iPhone" Network World 10:55 AM
  • "Android subcontractors appeared 'super shady' but Google employees did nothing about it" Foss Patents 9:28 AM
Humor/Cartoons
Press Releases/Products/Public Relations
  • "AirStation Router & Bridge Offers Fast 802.11ac Speeds" The Mac Observer 8:36 PM
  • "Rdio's New Redesign Available on All Desktop Apps Now" Gizmodo 6:35 PM
  • "N.O.V.A. 3 for iPhone and iPad Is A Terribly Pretty Clone" iSource 4:46 PM
  • "iPoe - The Interactive and Illustrated Edgar Allan Poe Collection is Ready to Spook Unwary iOS Users" 148Apps 10:55 AM
  • "Get the ultimate tablet case for under $20" CNET News 9:47 AM
  • "Accessorizing Your MacBook Air" Macgasm 9:32 AM
  • "The MUG Event Calendar for the Week of May 14: Apple's Dave MarraTimes Two, Joe Kissell, Tom Negrino, Dori Smith, and SugarSync" The MUG Center 9:21 AM
  • "Free Offline Navigation Through CoPilot GPS" 148Apps 8:59 AM
  • "Convenient And User-Friendly Mobile GPS Tracking With LandAirSea Systems Silvercloud App For The iPhone & iPad" PRNewswire 8:48 AM
  • "Synaptic Stuff Releases Pocket Jamz Guitar Tabs - Interactive Guitar Tabs and Sheet Music on the Go! Now available on iPhone, iPad, Kindle Fire, and Android Tablets" PRWeb 8:47 AM
  • "SMK-Link Announces the New Gyration® Air Mouse™ Mobile Introduced in the UK" Business Wire 8:46 AM
  • "Scytl Unveils Secure Online Voting on Google Android and Apple iOS Devices" Business Wire 8:46 AM
  • "Orange Leaf Frozen Yogurt Launches Virtual Froyo Customization via My Orange Leaf Mobile App" Business Wire 8:46 AM
  • "Apple Blocks Push From Sparrow Email App/Sparrow's email app beats Apple's native iOS email. The catch: Its best feature is only available if you're willing to jailbreak your iPhone." InformationWeek 10:54 AM
  • "Sparrow for iPhone Updates with Landscape Mode, New Message Navigation, and Label Editing" Lifehacker 8:43 AM
  • "Confirmed: Sparrow for iPhone push notifications will require a yearly subscription" iDownload Blog 8:41 AM
  • "Kickstarter Project: Bowden and Sheffield iPad Cases" AppleTell 8:41 AM
  • "Easy Calendar: A simple iOS app for planning your weeks in just a few 'taps'" The Next Web 8:35 AM
  • "AutoDesk provides impressive 3D captures on an iPad with a free app" TUAW 8:32 AM
  • "Best photographic accessories for the iPhone 4 and 4S" ZDNet 7:56 AM
  • "Jeff Gamet & Julie Kuehl Join IMP for 200th Episode" The Mac Observer 7:44 AM
  • "Adobe Photoshop Touch And Ideas Updated with New Features" Best App Site 7:40 AM
  • "Codespot Mobile Launches Pacxon: Legend is Back on iTunes App Store" prMac 10:12 AM
  • "eLoomn releases Xweather 1.0 for iOS - Extreme Global Weather Events" prMac 9:34 AM
  • "3D Molecules Edit is a chemistry tool for iPad" prMac 9:32 AM
  • "Anamnesis Universal now available for iOS devices" prMac 9:32 AM
  • "MenuMate v.1.0 - Copy of an App's Menu Bar Items Whenever You Want" prMac 7:38 AM
  • "Jelly Mon 1.0 for iOS - Challenging Fun Pattern-Based Matchstick Puzzles" prMac 7:38 AM
  • "walkout 1.0 released for iOS - Walk in Shape" prMac 7:38 AM
  • "Parkour inspires run and jump arcade action with Motion Runner for iOS" prMac 7:38 AM
  • "Marware Supports The National Military Family Association" prMac 7:38 AM
  • "VMatch: A unique learning app for kids by Roverside Apps Pvt. Ltd." prMac 7:38 AM
  • "MyClickApps LLC launches new RSS feed app" prMac 7:38 AM
Computer Industry
  • "Whitman Embraces China" Forbes 9:52 AM
  • "HP unveils ultra-like models in Shanghai" DigiTimes 10:35 AM
  • "StorSimple, TwinStrata join in HP Cloud love-in: Cloud storage gateway suppliers are cosy-ing up to HP with both StorSimple and TwinStrata emphasising their HP Cloud Storage creds." The Register 11:37 AM
  • "ITC judge finds 'Motorola was not interested in good faith negotiations and in extending a [F]RAND license' to Microsoft" Foss Patents 9:28 AM
  • "Senate Committee Probing Windows on ARM Browser Complaints" PC Magazine 11:09 AM
  • "Senate panel eyes Windows RT browser restrictions: The judiciary committee could start an antitrust investigation against Microsoft, after the company said IE 10 would be the only desktop browser in its upcoming tablet operating system." CNET News 10:06 AM
  • "Senate to look into Mozilla's Windows RT browser complaint: Sen. Herb Kohl's office will examine Mozilla's allegations about browser API access in Microsoft's Windows RT" Computerworld 10:55 AM
  • "Antitrust probe looms over Windows RT 'browser ban'/Internet Explorer shenanigans: Hasn't Microsoft been down this road before?" The Register 11:37 AM
  • "Windows RT antitrust takedown: a tough legal case/Mozilla might contemplate antitrust action to get full-fledged Firefox onto Windows RT. But with ARM processors and iPad sales, competition is different for Microsoft now than in the 1990s." CNET News 12:08 PM
  • "Windows 8 Tablet OS Draws Antitrust Attention: Rivals say new Microsoft operating system favors Internet Explorer over third-party browsers such as Firefox." InformationWeek 12:10 PM
  • "Windows 8 Tablets Expected for 2012 Holiday Season" PCWorld 11:13 AM
  • "Windows 8 tablet hybrids: 'Compromises of convergence'?" ZDNet 11:49 AM
  • "Windows Phone: Great OS, Bad Name" BYTE 10:12 AM
  • "What some app developers think of Windows Phone" Seattle Times 11:20 AM
  • "Lenovo Debuts New Cloud-Ready Servers" PC Magazine 11:10 AM
  • "Lenovo Unveils Entry-Level Workstation" PC Magazine 11:11 AM
  • "Dell plugs enterprise tools into entry-level PowerEdges" ZDNet UK 12:02 PM
  • "Dell, IBM Announce Servers With New Intel Xeon Chips" IDG News Service 11:12 AM
  • "The PC market's last, best hope: Intel is about to launch a massive campaign touting new thin and light laptops. Will it goose sales?" Fortune 12:01 PM
  • "Intel Introduces First Server Chips With 3D Transistors" IDG News Service 11:12 AM
  • "Intel goes wide and deep with Xeon E5 assault" The Register 11:37 AM
  • "Intel woos microserver makers with Xeon E3-1200 v2 singlers" The Register 11:36 AM
  • "Intel drives Xeon server CPU to 17W" EE Times 10:35 AM
  • "Intel Feeds China's Supercomputers With New Xeon Chip" Wired Magazine 11:45 AM
  • "Mobility, Cloud, Virtualization Gain Traction Among Small Businesses: Symantec" eWeek 10:37 AM
  • "Fewer women in top U.S. tech jobs since 2010: survey" Reuters 10:09 AM
  • "Is There a Future for Laptops? Between powerful all-in-one desktops and highly portable tablets, consumers may soon have no need for a laptop." PC Magazine 11:11 AM
Finances (Click heading for current Apple Stock price.)
Apple News
  • "Hedge Funder David Tepper Buys Tons More Apple, And Reveals New Position In Bank Of America" Business Insider 3:56 PM
  • "Sell Apple To Buy Facebook? Smart Idea" Forbes 8:43 AM
  • "Apple Investors' Delusion Sets In: The most bullish of Applebulls have lost it. There's no other way to say it." TheStreet 1:24 PM
  • "Options Strategies For A Likely Apple Rebound" Seeking Alpha 9:46 AM
  • "Apple: Weighing Bullish, Bearish Arguments Supports Long Case" Seeking Alpha 8:59 AM
  • "Apple Unlikely To Report Less Than $64 In EPS In FY2012: A Look At Recent History" Seeking Alpha 9:08 AM
  • "Four More Reasons Why Apple Is A Bubble" Forbes 3:53 PM
  • "Apple: Weak 'Barometer' Sales in April, But FYQ3 Still on Track, Says Topeka" Barron's 8:59 AM
  • "Shares in TV maker Loewe jump on Apple bid talk" Reuters 7:58 AM
  • "HDTV maker Loewe surges, even as it nixes Apple rumor: Considering Apple's penchant for secrecy and efforts to keep past acquisitions out of the spotlight, Loewe shareholders are seemingly not so sure they can trust the company's dismissal." CNET News 8:51 AM
Industry News
  • "Yahoo a rare gainer as most techs retreat: Troubled Web portal gets lift on latest CEO departure" MarketWatch 4:20 PM
  • "U.S. stocks drop to 3-month lows on Europe fears: Treasury yields drop as Greece fears rise" MarketWatch 4:20 PM
  • "Stocks Slide Amid Euro Worries" FOXBusiness 11:54 AM
  • "Stocks End Lower, S&P Below 1340; Vix Spikes" CNBC 4:20 PM
  • "Stocks Tripped Up by Greek Political Disarray" TheStreet 4:20 PM
  • "Stocks close down 1% on bank, Europe worries" CNNMoney 4:20 PM
  • "U.S. Stocks Close Lower on Greece Woes" WSJ.com [Paid Membership Required] 4:20 PM
  • "Europe woes grip investors again: U.S. stocks could be hurt by new worries about European stability Monday." CNNMoney 9:30 AM
  • "Canadian stocks pressured by energy, mining" MarketWatch 12:00 PM
  • "China, Europe Play Push-Pull With Asia Markets" WSJ.com [Paid Membership Required] 9:44 AM
  • "Asian Stocks Fall as Greece Euro Concern Outweighs China Easing" Bloomberg 9:48 AM
  • "Asia Markets: Asia stocks under pressure over euro woes" MarketWatch 9:39 AM
  • "Europe Stocks, Euro Under Pressure" WSJ.com [Paid Membership Required] 9:44 AM
  • "European stocks sink as Greece fears resume" CNNMoney 9:31 AM
  • "European Stocks Decline on Deadlock in Greece, Merkel's Setback" Bloomberg 9:47 AM
  • "Europe Markets: Greek jitters drive sharp losses for Europe stocks" MarketWatch 9:39 AM
  • "Most active Nasdaq-traded stocks: Nasdaq's 10 most active stocks at 1 p.m." Associated Press 1:50 PM
  • "Midday Glance: Computer companies/Computer companies shares mixed at 1 p.m." Associated Press 1:50 PM
  • "Trading Tech Stocks In A Down Market" Forbes 12:02 PM
  • "Time to Buy Telecoms: Credit Suisse says wireless carriers may be set for earnings growth." Barron's 9:45 AM

 
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