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MacSurfer's Archive: Monday, June 4, 2012
 

 

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Weekend Highlights: Interesting article from Jeff Sommer at New York Times looks at the impact iPhone has on the US economy, citing JP Morgan economist who believes Apple's phone contributes "[1/4] to [1/3] of a percentage point to the annualized growth rate of the [GDP]"; with iTunes seeing drop in music sales, will Apple's Beats acquisition and integration be the thing that resuscitates the platform?; Barron's looks at Apple Pay and Apple's locking in of Mastercard and Visa; CVS joins Rite Aid in rejecting Apple Pay; Mashable says new iMac Retina screen so good it could stop traffic; China's official news agency, Xinhuanet, interviews Tim Cook who tells of China's importance to Apple, and that "Apple wants everything it develops to enter China market" — more in our Apple/Macintosh section; Apple Pay continues to be in the news as the service gets off the ground to a few glitches, Jan Dawson examines the service as it stands today, and where it is heading; Benzinga looks into whether Apple Pay is safe or not; Macworld has a primer on what to do if you experienced a post-Yosemite install disaster; The Mac Observer explains "handing off calls to your iPhone"; a couple features from Macworld on iTunes 12; more Yosemite system prefs reviewed at eXtensions, Mission Control and Displays; Kraig Becker thinks Apple's productivity suite "should replace Microsoft Office for Mac users"; apparently knock-offs in China responsible for spam deluge impacting iMessage; Sprint ups the ante with a new plan to rent iPhone and upgrade every year; iPhone 6 Plus seeing app crashing issue?; Six Colors reviews the new Retina iMac, and Kirk McElhearn has one word on his first impressions: "Wow!"

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Apple/Macintosh
  • "Apple Television, AirPlay and Why the iPad is the new TV Apps Platform"  AllThingsD 8:00 AM
  • "Can Apple fix what's wrong with television?" Fortune 8:00 AM
  • "Judge allows Jobs' 'thermonuclear' remarks in Moto trial" Electronista 9:52 AM
  • "Apple's Patent Wars: This Little-Known Swedish Company is the Key"  Money Morning 7:50 AM
  • "Samsung drops a patent from ITC complaint as Apple battle looms: The company reportedly decided to withdraw a patent related to a 'method for storing and reproducing digital audio data in a mobile terminal.'" CNET News 12:38 PM
  • "15 top MBA employers" [Apple #3] CNNMoney 1:16 PM
OS X
News
  • "OmniGroup has info for those syncing OmniFocus to MobileMe" TUAW 9:10 AM
  • "AIA: HP's ePrint & Share and Designjets" Architosh 2:31 PM
Reviews/How-To/Tips
  • "Elgato Game Capture HD delivers easy HDMI recording to OS X" TUAW 12:00 PM
  • "Dropbox: FIle storage and syncing service is always evolving" Macworld 8:14 AM
  • "Review: Extensis Suitcase Fusion 4" MacNN 8:20 AM
  • "Export Your AirPort Extreme Configuration" Macinstruct 8:21 AM
  • "Transfer Music from iPhone, iPod, or iPad to a Computer" OS X Daily 3:49 PM
  • "Can't Afford A Drawing App For Your Mac? Try A Free Pixel Pusher In Pixen" BohemianBoomer 8:09 AM
  • "Got A Mess Of Open Windows On Your Mac's Screen? Windownaut Does Windows" NoodleMac 8:10 AM
  • "What All Mac Users Have In Common: Duplicate Photos. Here's The App That Kills The Dupes" TeraTalks 8:10 AM
  • "Only 1 Reason To Love The Little Mac App That Does The Obvious" Mac 360 8:09 AM
Op/Ed
Press Releases
  • "Trickster: Quick Menu Bar Access" MacSparky 9:36 PM
  • "Instapaper update introduces automatic background updating" TUAW 8:21 PM
  • "Product Builder 2.0 helps developers create packages for app submission to the Mac App Store" Tension Software 11:53 AM
  • "Cocktail 5.0 (Snow Leopard Edition) has been released." Maintain 11:36 AM
  • "Immortalize the Perfect Day with Picture Collage Maker for Mac v1.5.5" PRWeb 8:56 AM
  • "Joystick Mapper Released on Mac App Store" prMac 8:08 AM
  • "ExactScan Pro 2.20 - Mac support for Canon DR ImageFORMULA scanners" ExactScan 7:46 AM
General Interest/Potpourri
  • "Android Growth Is Stalling In The US, While The iOS Juggernaut Charges On" Cult of Mac 8:32 AM
  • "Trouble with the robot?" asymco 8:32 AM
  • "comScore: Android U.S. sales slow. The iPhone holds steady" Fortune 8:57 AM
  • "iPad Remains Dominant in 1Q'2012 While Kindle Fire Fizzles" ABIresearch 12:59 PM
  • "iPad outsells Galaxy Tab brand 10 to 1" Tapscape 1:00 PM
  • "The New iPhone Is Coming In September, Says Topeka" Business Insider 8:25 AM
  • "Apple looks to iPad Mini, iPhone 5 to deliver 'exciting' September? Topeka Capital Markets analyst Brian White has apparently based his predictions on discussions he's had with 'local contacts' in Apple's supply chain in Taipei." CNET News 8:28 AM
  • "'Exciting' Sept. could see Apple intro new iPhone, iPad 'mini'" AppleInsider 8:35 AM
  • "Apple's Tim Cook hints at Facebook, iOS integration" CBS News 10:32 AM
  • "Samsung Drops Another Apple Patent Complaint Ahead of ITC Hearing" The Mac Observer 8:51 AM
  • "Apple wins battle over nano-SIM standard: The new SIM card will be 40 percent smaller than the current smallest SIM card design" Macworld UK 8:20 AM
  • "Apple Air: Airline Replaces Built-in Entertainment Systems with iPads" Techland 2:15 PM
  • "IPads On A Plane Let Scoot Save Fuel By Shedding TV Tons" Bloomberg 8:07 AM
  • "Netflix surges past Apple for lead in online movie biz" PCWorld 8:14 AM
  • "Apple (51%), Samsung (24%) Dominate India's Tablet Market" MacNews 8:25 AM
  • "Disney Teams Up With Imangi For Movie Tie-In 'Temple Run: Brave'" TechCrunch 8:24 AM
  • "Pixar's 'Brave' Meets 'Temple Run' in New Mobile Game" Mashable 8:24 AM
Non-Apple News
  • "MSI showcases Slider S20 Ultrabook hybrid at Computex 2012" TG Daily 11:59 AM
  • "Tiny but deadly 'Tinba' bank Trojan discovered: Only 20KB in size" Techworld 11:58 AM
  • "Could You Spare Some Internet Access? An app called Open Garden lets users share wireless bandwidth, and could reduce network congestion—if carriers don't revolt." Technology Review 11:56 AM
  • "New Firefox Developer Tools Help You Build Responsive Websites" Webmonkey 12:12 PM
  • "Firefox 13 Arrives With New Home Page And New Tab Page, SPDY Support" TechCrunch 11:55 AM
  • "Imation Introduces RDX Media Secure with CyberSafe Security" eWeek 9:13 AM
  • "As Google Tinkers with Search, Upstarts Gain Ground: Niche search engines Blekko and DuckDuckGo have exploded in popularity in recent months." Technology Review 11:56 AM
  • "Google's 'Project Glass' Is Codenamed 'Wingman'" TechCrunch 11:56 AM
  • "New Chromebooks likely to be launched before 2012 holiday season, says Google Taiwan" DigiTimes 9:12 AM
  • "Mexican student movement may herald digital revolution for Latin America" Dallas Morning News [Paid Membership Required] 9:10 AM
  • "As gaming grows more casual and mobile, developers scramble to adapt" CNN 9:05 AM
  • "Women Engineers Trace Tech Gender Gap To Childhood" Associated Press 8:51 AM
  • "Nintendo Unveils New Wii U Gamepad Before E3 Trade Show" Bloomberg 9:02 AM
  • "Samsung Galaxy S III To Land On Five U.S. Carriers In June, Sprint And T-Mobile Set For June 21 Launch" TechCrunch 11:55 AM
  • "Asus Taichi: Windows 8 Laptop Sports Rear-Facing Touchscreen" Techland 12:03 PM
  • "Facebook 'may soon allow' under-13s to join the site" BBC 9:00 AM
Publications/Podcasts
  • "Mac Geek Gab Podcast: MGG 400: How Tech Has Made Our Lives Better -A Geeks' Thanksgiving" The Mac Observer 4:27 PM
  • "Interview with Lex Friedman about Sandboxing" Your Mac Life 2:10 PM
  • "David Sparks Goes Paperless and Takes Us With Him" MacVoices 11:32 AM
  • "Apple ad man: The 'i' stands for Apple/Ken Segall, who named iMac, on Steve Jobs, Apple and marketing" PC Advisor 8:28 AM
  • "RPN calculators and tools to organize your music in iTunes. Plus, do you Ping?" The MT Show 7:45 AM
Hardware/Software
  • "Apple to update most of its Mac lineup and multiple accessories at WWDC" 9 to 5 Mac 7:03 PM
  • "Apple Reportedly planning a massive Mac hardware refresh across multiple product lines at WWDC" The Verge 7:17 PM
  • "Matrox interface latest in Thunderbolt devices: Following Intel's initiative to give Thunderbolt momentum, more Thunderbolt devices are showing up." MacFixIt 7:48 PM
  • "Microsoft confirms SmartGlass at E3 keynote event" iPodNN 3:50 PM
  • "iPad Mini Has No Bezel, 7-inch OLED Screen" TechEBlog 7:59 AM
  • "Apple quietly reveals iOS' security innards: Cupertino promises 'solid protection' against net nasties" The Register 7:53 AM
  • "Nothing New in Apple's iOS Security Guide" PC Magazine 4:10 PM
  • "Apple Releases Guide To iOS Security" TechCrunch 9:46 AM
  • "Apple Will Announce Facebook Integration With iOS 6 At WWDC This Month [Report] Business Insider 8:00 AM
  • "Facebook in iOS 6: Integration is system-wide, 'Liking' of App Store apps present" 9 to 5 Mac 8:21 AM
  • "OS X Mountain Lion features coming in iOS 6: Notification Center 'Do Not Disturb' toggle, Safari iCloud Tabs, and Mail VIPs" 9 to 5 Mac 9:11 AM
  • "Report: Facebook Set for iOS 6 Integration" PC Magazine 11:27 AM
  • "MacBook Pro 2011 Supports DDR3 1867 MHz RAM Modules" HardMac 8:14 AM
  • "Apple II Plus gets torn asunder and restored in this modern teardown (Video)" Engadget 8:28 PM
Price Trackers/Deals
  • "Death Rider HD For iPad Is Temporarily Available For Free (Normally $0.99), The iPhone Version Is Also Free" Apple Sliced 9:02 AM
  • "Little Things For iPad Is Free Right Now (Previously $2.99)" Apple Sliced 9:02 AM
  • "Meon For iPhone Is Free Today (Was $0.99)" Apple Sliced 9:02 AM
  • "iPad (2012) Prices & Sales" MacPrices 8:01 AM
  • "iPod touch Prices & Sales" MacPrices 8:01 AM

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Reviews/How-To/Tutorials/Tips
Reviews
  • "Satechi's awesome Bluetooth remote arrives for iPhones, iPads: This compact, convenient accessory provides a full set of audio-playback controls and can even trigger your iDevice's camera shutter." CNET Reviews 4:08 PM
  • "Logitech Ultrathin Keyboard Cover is a Thing of Beauty" BYTE 8:14 AM
  • "M-Edge SuperShell Cover Adds Some Bounce to Your iPhone" Wired 12:14 PM
  • "Keyboard-Coddling Travel Case Is A Perfect Combination Of Lightness And Strength [Review] Cult of Mac 2:18 PM
  • "Appidemic: Jazz: Trump's Journey for OS X" AppleTell 8:25 AM
iPad/iPhone/iPod touch Apps
  • "Hands on with Any.do, a new to-do list app for iPhone" Macworld 9:41 AM
  • "The ultimate iPhone app for finding free iPhone apps" CNET Reviews 12:39 PM
  • "First Look: Temple Run: Brave" App Advice 8:35 AM
  • "Magnetic Billiards: Blueprint Review/Simple-looking billiards game offers a lot of depth, challenge" Macworld 11:33 AM
  • "Zombie Burst Review: Squeeze zombie heads like gross undead pimples in this slimy action title." 148Apps 8:34 AM
  • "Bee Leader Review: Bee Leader defies expectations like bees themselves defy the laws of gravity - and both make lots of sweetness." 148Apps 10:36 AM
  • "Tiny Plane Review: Tiny Plane is a bright charming deceptively simple endless flyer" 148Apps 9:39 AM
How-To/Tutorial
  • "How to Jailbreak Your iPhone 4S Using RedSn0w (Mac) [5.1.1] iClarified 8:31 AM
  • "How to Jailbreak Your iPhone 4S Using RedSn0w (Windows) [5.1.1] iClarified 8:31 AM
Tips
  • "Sharing Photo Stream content on the web Article" iLounge 3:49 PM
  • "See Full Track Info On Your iPhone [iOS Tips] Cult of Mac 3:49 PM
  • "Use a Baking Rack to Cool Nearly Any Piece of Overheating Tech" Lifehacker 9:44 AM
  • "How to Keep Track of How Other People Are Using Your Media Online" Lifehacker 8:28 AM
  • "What Do You Do When Your iPad or iPhone Fills Up?" MacNews Blog 7:47 AM
Analysis/Commentary/Editorial/Opinion
  • "Ad networks using new tracking methods to bypass iPhone security measures" AppleInsider 8:42 PM
  • "Apple Continues to Dominate Tablet Market" MacTrast 6:58 PM
  • "Samsung: Apple Relied on Our Patents to Enter Smartphone Market" The Mac Observer 6:55 PM
  • "Microsoft Innovates, But Apple Knows How to Win" Computerworld 11:31 AM
  • "Why We Need 'Like' Buttons For The App Store" AppleBitch 10:32 AM
  • "DirecTV chairman not worried about an Apple HDTV" Network World 10:32 AM
  • "The Macalope Daily: Acquisition fetishism" Macworld [Insider Content] 10:14 AM
  • "iPhone 5, iPad Mini: September Debut Eyed/Why might Apple choose to bring a smaller iPad--an idea Steve Jobs hated--to market? The growing spate of smaller tablets from the likes of Amazon might force the decision." InformationWeek 12:38 PM
  • "Rumor of the Day: iPad Mini to Hit Store Shelves in September" PadGadget 9:52 AM
  • "I Spent A Week In Spain And Almost No One Was Using An iPhone" Business Insider 8:58 AM
  • "Touch Computing and the Re-Birth of the Software Industry" Tech.pinions 8:50 AM
  • "Rumors fly about China greenlighting Apple iPad" ZDNet 8:27 AM
  • "Microsoft Office for the iPad: What We Know" PCWorld 11:31 AM
  • "Is Office for the iPad more than a mirage? More rumors suggest Microsoft could introduce Office for iPad: and even for the iPhone or Android. But Microsoft knows there are some hurdles ahead." CNET News 8:29 AM
  • "Could Microsoft make Office for iPad work?"  ZDNet 8:27 AM
  • "Siri Coming to iPad with iOS 6 Update?" PadGadget 11:38 AM
  • "Rumor: iOS 6 Will Bring Siri To The iPad" AppleBitch 11:16 AM
  • "iOS 6 to Add Safari iCloud Tabs, VIP Mail Recipients, 'Do Not Disturb' Mode? [Update: Siri for iPad] MacRumors 9:39 AM
  • "This Is What iOS 6 Running On The iPhone 5 Will Look Like [Gallery] Cult of Mac 8:33 AM
  • "New iOS Mockups Elegantly Combine Latest iPhone Rumors" App Advice 8:24 AM
  • "Can Apple iOS devices gain confidence of IT security pros? Experts say Apple's limited transparency about security issues can make enterprise adoption problematic." Network World 8:20 AM
  • "Apple and Facebook: A place for friends?" Computerworld 8:09 AM
Non-Apple
  • "If Microsoft Is 'Winning' the Living Room, It's Not By Much" The Mac Advocate 7:26 PM
  • "Are Tablets Little PCs Or Big Phones? Microsoft thinks tablets are PCs, and Apple thinks they are not. Google seems to agree with Apple. But once Windows 8 tablets are out, businesses might find they like Windows tablets better." InformationWeek 12:36 PM
  • "10 fastest-growing enterprise technology companies" ZDNet 12:16 PM
  • "Your next boss might be a developer" ZDNet 12:15 PM
  • "World's largest password study sheds new insight" TG Daily 11:59 AM
  • "Tomb Raider at E3 2012: What to Expect" PCWorld 11:31 AM
  • "How to prepare for the coming IT skills revolution" Computerworld 9:08 AM
  • "Does the 'private cloud' make sense?" InfoWorld 9:22 AM
  • "4 Tips To Ease Cloud Bill Shock: Consider this advice for managing people, governance processes, and automated tools to prevent end-of-month cloud bill surprises." InformationWeek 8:57 AM
  • "Cloud's Thorniest Question: Does It Pay Off? Many CIOs have their doubts. In this series, we examine why cloud costs remain so hard to judge." InformationWeek 8:57 AM
  • "Internet powers flip the IPv6 switch (FAQ)" CNET News 8:53 AM
  • "Google, Here's Why Local-Advertising Initiatives Fail" TheStreet 8:40 AM
  • "Cypress Semiconductor May See Some Drain" Barron's 8:35 AM
  • "Why mobile must solve its data dilemma – or die" GigaOM 8:29 AM
  • "Corning unveils slim, flexible Willow Glass (video)" Engadget 11:16 AM
  • "Asus Hits Bottom With Sexist Tweet" Gizmodo 10:45 AM
Humor/Cartoons
  • "Jony Ive receives Her Majesty's Razor of the Realm award" Scoopertino 12:10 PM
Press Releases/Products/Public Relations
  • "Kairosoft Releases New Sim 'Dungeon Village'" Touch Arcade 11:59 AM
  • "BitTorrent Downloading Hits iPhone, iPad With Installous 5" TorrentFreak 11:32 AM
  • "PadGadget Weekly App Series — Apps for Personal Finance" PadGadget 11:06 AM
  • "Tower iPhone dock discourages late-night iPhone use" TUAW 10:13 AM
  • "Twig, An iPhone Cable That Doubles As A Tripod" Cult of Mac 9:52 AM
  • "Margaritaville Online now available on the iPad" AppleTell 9:52 AM
  • "Best iPad cases" iMore 9:38 AM
  • "Jeff Gamet Discusses Apple's Road Map on Mac OS Ken Day 6" The Mac Observer 9:16 AM
  • "DODOcase and charity: water Launch Special-Edition for Clean, Safe Water." PRWeb 8:56 AM
  • "ThinkBook Gets Fully Booked With Retina iPad Graphics" App Advice 8:53 AM
  • "iPhone Dev-Team Updates UltraSn0w to Support Unlocked Basebands on iOS 5.1.1" iClarified 8:30 AM
  • "iPhone Dev-Team Releases RedSn0w and PwnageTool Updates to Jailbreak iOS 5.1.1" iClarified 8:30 AM
  • "Keep Track Of Your Favorites With Favs" App Advice 8:24 AM
  • "iCade Mobile released, adds buttons to iPhone gaming" iPodNN 8:20 AM
  • "Thunderbolt Docking Station from Matrox" HardMac 8:15 AM
  • "Daily iPhone App: Dungeon Crawlers is a turn-based strategy fighter" TUAW 8:09 AM
  • "First issue of Wired issued as iPad app, along with 12,000-word oral history" The Verge 8:08 AM
  • "Measure Your Land 3.0.0 for iOS - Explain Earth Objects Length and Width" prMac 2:19 PM
  • "Toss The Knight 1.0 for iOS - The Hero with a Catapult" prMac 12:01 PM
  • "Lake George Enthusiast Releases iOS App for Boaters" prMac 10:52 AM
  • "AirSafe - Amazing Note, Password, Card Keeper" prMac 8:53 AM
  • "Nice Mohawk Releases Ita - A New iOS App for Lists" prMac 8:53 AM
  • "SCOtutor for iBooks Author Video Tutorial Launched" prMac 8:53 AM
  • "Assassin's Castle 2 HD today in App Store" prMac 8:53 AM
  • "Ambicast - Share the Sound of the World" prMac 8:08 AM
  • "12 Steppers Can Do Their Moral Inventory on iPhone, iPad or iPod touch" prMac 8:08 AM
  • "Wild West Races 1.0 for iOS - Strategy + Skill Wins Card Game Horse Race" prMac 8:08 AM
  • "Probably the most challenging game in the App Store - VIAM for iOS" prMac 8:08 AM
  • "PaintPuzz 1.0 iOS Game released - Help Puzz save the world" prMac 8:08 AM
  • "Fish Balls Free for iOS - Brick Breaker/Billiards Underwater Challenge" prMac 8:08 AM
  • "Hold On HD Plus for iPad Now Available On Apple AppStore" prMac 8:07 AM
  • "Interactive kids book Angus and Max Blast Off comes to iPhone and iPad" prMac 8:07 AM
  • "Cool Movies! 1.0 released for iOS - Home Movie Production on the Go" prMac 8:07 AM
  • "Disruptathon - iFormBuilder Power 2012 MAVA CapitalConnection Conference" prMac 8:07 AM
Computer Industry
  • "HP and Oracle to Meet in Court Over $4 Billion Itanium Lawsuit Today" AllThingsD 12:27 PM
  • "HP-Oracle Itanium Chip Trial Outcome May Turn On Hurd Settlement" Bloomberg 8:44 AM
  • "HP and Oracle set for court clash over Itanium" Reuters 8:44 AM
  • "HP Tells Judge Oracle Abruptly Broke Contract for Support" Bloomberg 3:46 PM
  • "How Larry Ellison's Jury Box Email Could Cost HP Billions" Wired Magazine 12:12 PM
  • "Dear Oracle, the Java APIs Are Not A Work of Art" Wired Magazine 12:13 PM
  • "Oracle sues Lodsys, hopes to invalidate all its patents: Oracle is the latest tech giant to take aim at Lodsys, a patent holder that's been extraordinarily litigious in the past year." CNET News 2:10 PM
  • "Is Microsoft Going After Google With IE10?" Forbes 8:48 AM
  • "Microsoft IE10 Privacy Settings Draw Advertiser Fire: Privacy advocates laud Microsoft's decision to turn on 'Do Not Track' by default in Internet Explorer 10." InformationWeek 9:19 AM
  • "Microsoft Just Made the Internet a Little More Private for Everyone" ITworld 11:30 AM
  • "The browser wars are back! It's like 1995 all over again. Again. Competition between Firefox, Google, and Microsoft for users' time online: and especially on mobile devices: is fierce once again." Fortune 2:15 PM
  • "Windows 8's built-in AV to be security of last resort: Integrated Windows Defender will activate only on PCs sans antivirus software or after other products have expired" Computerworld 9:07 AM
  • "Microsoft recalls certificates exploited by Flame malware: Businesses need to update their Microsoft software to plug the hole" Network World 11:33 AM
  • "Microsoft issues warning about Flame virus spread through unauthorized security certificates" Seattle Times 11:43 AM
  • "Microsoft patches Windows to quell Flame" ZDNet UK 12:17 PM
  • "Windows 8 Plus Office Could Equal Success for Microsoft Tablets" AllThingsD 8:35 AM
  • "Microsoft's Xbox to sell music, goes mobile" Reuters 4:07 PM
  • "Microsoft has a new gaming handheld...and it's the iPad: And a Windows tablet. And an iPhone. And an Android phone. How Microsoft's skirting the handheld gaming race for something different: and bolder." CNET Reviews 4:09 PM
  • "Microsoft's E3 Event: A Preview" PCWorld 11:31 AM
  • "Microsoft unveils AirPlay competitor, Smart Glass" CNET Reviews 12:32 PM
  • "E3 2012: Microsoft Smart Glass may be streaming service, report says" Washington Post [Free Registration Required] 12:10 PM
  • "Microsoft Xbox 360 Now Top Selling Console Worldwide" TechCrunch 11:54 AM
  • "Microsoft unveils Xbox Music: The service is expected to compete against other music services such as iTunes and Spotify." CNET Reviews 12:32 PM
  • "Microsoft Adds Football, Cartoons To Expand Xbox Platform" Bloomberg 12:28 PM
  • "IBM Targets Big Data With Tech from Platform Computing Buy, New Storage Systems" eWeek 9:13 AM
  • "Windows 8, price drops to accelerate ultrabook growth, Lenovo says: Lenovo's product chief Peter Hortensius says ultrabook prices will drop over time as the product category goes mainstream" IDG News Service 11:35 AM
  • "New Lenovo IdeaPad ultrabooks crack $800 price barrier" IDG News Service 9:09 AM
  • "Lenovo Releases Colorful IdeaPad Ultrabooks" PC Magazine 11:24 AM
  • "Lenovo aims to triple smartphone shipments in 2012" DigiTimes 9:12 AM
  • "Intel's 'breakthrough' in plastic chassis design should lead to cheaper Ultrabook laptops" ZDNet 12:16 PM
  • "Intel Sounds Off on Future of Thunderbolt" PC Magazine 11:25 AM
  • "Intel total Classmate PC shipments to reach 12 million units by end of 2012" DigiTimes 9:12 AM
  • "AMD updates Opteron line with faster server processors" V3 12:04 PM
  • "AMD Adds Horsepower to Server Processors With New 16-core Chip" IDG News Service 11:30 AM
  • "AMD gooses the clocks on 'Bulldozer' Opterons: Last hurrah until 'Piledriver'?" The Register 12:01 PM
  • "AMD boosts x86 processor performance for less power" ZDNet 12:16 PM
  • "Should a data scientist be your next IT hire? A blend of business, analytics, and computer skills, the definition of a data scientist varies. But no matter how it's defined, the skills are in demand" Network World 9:21 AM
  • "What the 28-Nanometer Shortage Means for the Chip Industry" Morningstar 8:42 AM
  • "Hyperscale servers sell like hotcakes: Linux machines eclipse Unix boxes" The Register 12:01 PM
  • "Silicon Valley, the Long View: Larry Ellison on how much simpler the consumer has it now" WSJ.com [Paid Membership Required] 8:35 AM
  • "Is Silicon Valley Becoming the New Hollywood?" New York Times [Free/Paid Registration Required] 8:55 AM
  • "Internet industry gears up for World IPv6 Launch: Network operators and content providers will enable IPv6 permanently this week" Techworld 11:58 AM
Finances (Click heading for current Apple Stock price.)
Apple News
  • "Bullish Case For Apple: Time To Get Long On This Market Meltdown" Seeking Alpha 8:02 AM
  • "Will Apple Blow Us Away?" Always On 10:14 AM
  • "Time To Get Back Into This Cash Rich Apple Supplier" Seeking Alpha 9:43 AM
Industry News
  • "Facebook, Groupon slump in tech action" MarketWatch 4:11 PM
  • "U.S. stocks extend drop on 'soft patch' fears: European debt crisis, Chinese economic data in spotlight" MarketWatch 4:11 PM
  • "Stocks Finish Mixed in Choppy Session" TheStreet 4:11 PM
  • "Stocks Head Lower; Economy in Focus" FOXBusiness 9:20 AM
  • "U.S. Stocks Reverse Losses As Valuations Overshadow Data" Bloomberg 4:11 PM
  • "Stocks End Flat; Dow Logs 4-Day Losing Streak" CNBC 4:11 PM
  • "Stock futures steady after last week's selloff: Europe debt crisis, Chinese economic data in the spotlight" MarketWatch 8:34 AM
  • "Stocks dominated by investor fear" CNNMoney 4:12 PM
  • "Dow Posts Fourth Straight Decline" WSJ.com [Paid Membership Required] 4:12 PM
  • "Stocks: Nervous trading ahead for investors" CNNMoney 8:29 AM
  • "Stocks Fall Across Asia as U.S. Data Fuels Global Growth Concern" Bloomberg 8:30 AM
  • "Asia Markets: Asia stocks skid after weak U.S. jobs data" MarketWatch 8:36 AM
  • "European Stocks Recover Losses" WSJ.com [Paid Membership Required] 8:35 AM
  • "Europe Markets: DAX leads Europe lower; banks rebound/Bailout hopes buoy financial sector" MarketWatch 12:21 PM
  • "World markets under pressure" CNNMoney 8:29 AM
  • "Most active Nasdaq-traded stocks: Nasdaq's 10 most active stocks at 1 p.m." Associated Press 12:26 PM
  • "Midday Glance: Computer companies/Computer companies shares down at 1 p.m." Associated Press 12:26 PM
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