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Friday Highlights: Late Thursday, Apple took new tack against Qualcomm seeking invalidation of four patents; fresh ruling from US Supreme Court backs Apple's iPhone privacy stance requiring warrants to access cellphone data—reports in our Apple/Macintosh section; Dan Moren expresses frustration over slow Mac updates, delcaring "long product cycles are ... now normal for the Mac"; Ben Lovejoy thinks he has a solution to the MacBook Pro dilemma that would keep all parties happy; ZDNet takes FileMaker 17 for a spin; Simon Royal argues life's "too short to argue over operating systems" says end result is that you're happy with your choice; Gregg Keizer delves into new privacy features in Mojave; Japan now seeing Apple mapping vehicles on the roads; man in Toronto, CA sues Apple over Apple Watch scratches; The Drum interviews Susan Bennett, Siri's original voice; interesting interview with Andy Hertzfeld; BGR claims exclusive first look at 6.1" LCD iPhone; commentary from Channel NewsAsia poses question whether "Xiaomi is twice as good as Apple".

Today's MacUpdate Promo offers its MacUpdate Desktop for $20.00. "MacUpdate Desktop brings seamless 1-click app installs and version updates to your Mac. With a free MacUpdate account and MacUpdate Desktop 6, Mac users can now install almost any Mac app on with a single click, including thousands of titles not available in the Mac App Store."

  • "The Importance of Apple's WWDC Keynote Address" ["Even without Jobs, Apple continues to create a 'must have' excitement about their new products. The new software reinforces the integration between mobile, notebook and desktop, and introduces integration amongst new partners to reinforce the Apple Ecosystem."]  Forbes 7:44 AM
  • "Apple Keynote: Tim Cook Leads by Getting Out of the Way" Mashable 8:09 AM
  • "Why Only Apple Can Promise a Better Experience to Customers Every Year"  Techland 8:37 AM
  • "WWDC 2012: Four insights into Apple's future platform plans" Computerworld 9:04 AM
  • "How Apple's new mobile operating system targets Google" CNN 8:53 AM
  • "Apple takes on Google with own maps, better Siri" Reuters 7:48 AM
  • "Apple vs Google war heats up" [Video Report] BBC 8:02 AM
  • "Apple turns its back on Google" Telegraph 3:17 PM
  • "The Bottom Line: Apple Really Is Going To Try To Kill Google" Business Insider 8:33 AM
  • "Apple could still strike Android, Windows Phone with iOS 6 zinger: Few iOS 6 features will leave Google and Microsoft chasing behind. But Apple could be saving its One More Thing for a fall launch." CNET Reviews 10:59 AM
  • "Apple maps out 'war' plans: Takes on Google, adds mobile link to Facebook" Boston Herald 8:04 AM
  • "iOS 6: Siri's Excellent Marketing Skills Lock In the App Store Strategy"  ReadWriteWeb 10:43 AM
  • "Apple Unveils Raft of New Features Aimed at China" WSJ Blogs 7:47 AM
  • "Apple's WWDC Keynote by the Numbers" AllThingsD 7:43 AM
  • "ITC Rejects Google Patents in HTC Legal Dispute Aganist Apple" IDG News Service 7:58 AM
  • "Apple's enforcement of Motorola's FRAND licensing obligations mirrors Microsoft case" Foss Patents 8:22 AM
  • "'Near final' 10.8 preview released, pushes back Facebook" MacNN 8:13 AM
  • "Facebook integration comes to Mountain Lion in the fall: Although Apple's OS X Mountain Lion is scheduled to launch next month, Facebook integration won't make its way to the platform until the fall via software update." CNET News 10:07 AM
  • "OS X and iOS 6: Incremental Improvements, But Tighter Integration" PC Magazine 11:42 AM
  • "Apple Pulls Messages For Mac Beta Ahead Of Mountain Lion Launch Next Month" Cult of Mac 8:18 AM
  • "Apple's New Safari Brought To You By Google Chrome" Minyanville 1:23 PM
  • "Apple pushes out Java updates to disable automatic applet execution" AppleInsider 8:46 PM
  • "Thunderbolt Software Update 1.2 Causes Boot Failures" TidBITS 9:12 AM
  • "Thunderbolt Software Update 1.2 may lead to boot failure" 9 to 5 Mac 6:33 PM
  • "Getting ready for Mountain Lion: checking for compatibility" TUAW 3:24 PM
  • "Norton One review: Anti-virus and security service that covers Macs, PCs and Android" Macworld UK 11:59 AM
  • "Review: Magican System Monitor and Cleaner for Mac" MacTrast 8:24 AM
  • "Make Mail Dock badge show important messages only" Macworld 8:19 AM
  • "Use Smart Albums To Keep iPhoto Videos And Photos Apart [OS X Tips] Cult of Mac 8:44 AM
  • "Keyboard shortcut for opening current Safari page in Google Chrome" Mac OS X Hints 9:59 AM
  • "How I Dumped Microsoft Word And Learned To Love A Free Word Processor" McSolo 7:31 AM
  • "Where Do You Put Mac Files Scattered On The Desktop? There's A Free App For That" BohemianBoomer 7:31 AM
  • "Stickies On Steroids! 4 Ways This Mac Post-It Notes App Is Fun To Use" Mac 360 7:31 AM
  • "Free: The Invisibility Toggle Switch For Your Mac" NoodleMac 7:31 AM
  • "Apple's Second Chance At Social: Ping, Apple's social network for music, has proven to be a disappointment, but the company's Game Center social network looks like it's bound for glory." InformationWeek 3:18 PM
  • "Why I won't be upgrading to Apple's Mountain Lion OS X" ZDNet 3:09 PM
  • "Analysis: Apple Quietly Brings 'Save As' Back in Mountain Lion" The Mac Observer 3:07 PM
Press Releases
  • "FileMaker Unveils New FileMaker 12 Training Series: Self-paced tools help master the essentials of FileMaker, now starting at just $19.99" Business Wire 9:27 AM
  • "iMovie 9.0.6 adds Retina MBP, 10 languages" FairerPlatform 9:38 AM
  • "iMovie Update Adds MacBook Pro Retina Display Support" The Mac Observer 9:12 AM
  • "Airport Utility 6.1, 5.6.1: Tweaks IPv6, adds new Airport Express" FairerPlatform 8:50 AM
  • "What's new in iPhoto 9.3, Library Upgrader 1.0, Aperture 3.3" FairerPlatform 8:50 AM
  • "Joystick Mapper Released on Mac App Store" prMac 7:40 AM
General Interest/Potpourri
  • "Apple signs global agreement with TomTom for maps: Apple announced Monday its maps app that will likely compete with Google Maps" IDG News Service 8:02 AM
  • "TomTom Takes the High Road in Apple Deal" TechNewsWorld 10:58 AM
  • "TomTom Signs Apple Maps Deal" [Paid Membership Required] 9:35 AM
  • "Apple maps draw pain for TeleNav, Harman: TomTom shares get boost as Apple ads navigation to iOS, Siri" MarketWatch 3:08 PM
  • "Automotive industry partners with Apple on Siri" TG Daily 3:24 PM
  • "Apple's 'Thermonuclear' War With Google" [Video Report] Business Insider 8:12 AM
  • "Google ignores Apple iOS 6 maps snub" V3 8:43 AM
  • "Apple's WWDC Keynote In Just 90 Seconds [Video] Cult of Mac 3:25 PM
  • "Apple WWDC keynote video now available online" CNET News 8:05 AM
  • "Apple WWDC 2012 in pictures" Telegraph 9:58 AM
  • "WWDC day one" iMore 8:25 AM
  • "Apple Design Award Winners for 2012" OS X Daily 12:31 PM
  • "WWDC 2012: The Apple Design Award Winners" [Slideshow] PCWorld 11:38 AM
  • "Retail Web Pages Receive Major Make-Over" ifoAppleStore 8:26 AM
  • "Not a piece of sh*t, LightSpeed lands $30M for polished Mac and iOS POS system" VentureBeat 3:24 PM
  • "Apple eyes open iPhone distribution: The fallout" ZDNet 7:54 AM
  • "Apple adds iPad to back-to-school promo: Mac buyers receive a $100 iTunes gift card, third-gen iPads earn $50" Computerworld 10:44 AM
  • "Apple Adds iPad to Back-to-School Promotion" PCWorld 1:06 PM
  • "Buy an iPad or a MacBook and Get a $50 or $100 App Store Gift Card with Apple's Back to School Promo" PadGadget 8:28 AM
  • "Steve Jobs LSD habit, why he indulged in Marijuana, and his 1975 arrest" Network World 4:27 PM
  • "Steve Jobs' Pentagon Files Details Drug Use, Kidnap Fear" Newsmax 11:01 AM
  • "Former Apple chief urges firms to adapt to cloud computing era or face extinction" V3 8:28 AM
Non-Apple News
  • "Bosch robot lawn mower gives you more hammock time" CNET News 1:56 PM
  • "Adobe beefs up Connect 9 webinar app: Adobe is gearing up to launch the next version of its web conferencing software, this time with a particular focus on mobile devices." ZDNet UK 1:33 PM
  • "VIA preps $49 Android bare-bones PC" TG Daily 12:58 PM
  • "Twitter Launches Tailored Trends Based On Your Location And Who You Follow" TechCrunch 12:52 PM
  • "Amazon Pitches MySQL in the Cloud for $19 a Month" IDG News Service 11:37 AM
  • "New Seagate Drives Integrate Local Storage, Social Networking" PC Magazine 11:35 AM
  • "Sprint to kick Google Wallet to the curb" TG Daily 12:57 PM
  • "Linaro boasts up to 100-percent speed boost for Android: Open-source nonprofit's developers say they've made major Android 'Ice Cream Sandwich' performance strides" Network World 11:11 AM
  • "Stolen LinkedIn Passwords Can Sell For As Low As $1" Bloomberg 10:30 AM
  • "Attackers Turn Password Recovery Into Backdoor" Dark Reading 10:11 AM
  • "TSMC sees tech challenge in 450mm wafer race" Reuters 9:48 AM
  • "Google Ventures-Backed Roqbot Lets You Rock the Jukebox From Your Phone" AllThingsD 9:40 AM
  • "Verizon Intros Share Everything Plans: Unlimited Talk/Text And Shared Data For Up To 10 Devices" TechCrunch 12:53 PM
  • "Verizon to launch shared data plans June 28; part of voice, text sharing plans: Shared data plan will work across 10 Verizon devices, starting at 1GB for $50, plus a monthly line access fee per device" Computerworld 10:44 AM
  • "The incredible shrinking NAND: I'm Meellllting" The Register 7:56 AM
  • "Verizon kills voice minutes, makes data shareable" CNNMoney 12:52 PM
  • "Verizon launches new data plans you can share across up to 10 devices" The Next Web 7:52 AM
  • "Verizon Overhauls Its Rate Plans, Focusing on Shared Data" AllThingsD 7:49 AM
  • "Get An In-Depth Look At Apple's New Macbook Pro Now On The CultCast" Cult of Mac 8:16 AM
  • "New Features in iOS 6 Receive Spotty Support from Older Devices" MacRumors 8:47 PM
  • "iOS 6 features you might have missed" Macworld 7:10 PM
  • "Apple's MacBook Air price cuts make it tougher on Windows ultrabook makers: Drops prices of three of the notebook's models by $100, or between 6% and 8%"  Computerworld 7:52 AM
  • "Apple discontinues 17-inch MacBook Pro" Macworld 7:04 PM
  • "Ssssh. Apple quietly mashes monster MacBook Pro: So farewell, then, the 17in MacBook Pro. Your demise was forecast back in April by market watcher Ming-Chi Kuo of KGI, a stockbroker, and sure enough you're no longer listed among Apple's selection of laptops." Register Hardware 7:56 AM
  • "The Mid 2012 MacBook Air Value Equation" Low End Mac 3:13 PM
  • "The Mid 2012 MacBook Pro Value Equation" Low End Mac 3:13 PM
  • "The Retina MacBook Pro Value Equation" Low End Mac 3:13 PM
  • "MacBook Pro with Retina display ships in '2-3 weeks'" CNET News 8:05 AM
  • "Apple Spokesperson Confirms New Mac Pro Designs Likely Coming in 2013 [Update: Not iMac] The Loop 8:45 PM
  • "Tim Cook confirms updated Mac Pro coming in 2013" AppleInsider 6:32 PM
  • "Apple spokesperson confirms new models and designs of the Mac Pro and iMac slated for 2013" 9 to 5 Mac 6:33 PM
  • "Apple Admits 'New' Mac Pro Isn't All That New" MacRumors 3:14 PM
  • "Mac Pro, iMac updates: Wait till next year?" CNET News 7:58 AM
  • "WWDC rumor: Apple to refresh iMac, Mac Pro desktop designs in 2013" ZDNet 8:11 AM
  • "Apple switches from AMD to NVIDIA with next-generation MacBook Pro" AppleInsider 8:29 AM
  • "FaceTime via cellular: Will it work, and can you afford it? Cellular FaceTime implies next iPhone will work over faster LTE, analyst says" Computerworld 8:09 AM
  • "Maps in iOS 6 will require A5 processor for 3D 'flyover,' navigation: iPhone 3GS in particular will get a reduced feature set in iOS 6." Ars Technica 1:07 PM
  • "More iOS 6 Features: New Privacy Settings, Share Widgets, Revamped Store Apps & More" TechCrunch 3:43 PM
  • "iOS 6: Cool New Features, Same Old iPhone" PCWorld 4:05 PM
  • "Will your iOS device get all of the new iOS 6 features? Here's the official word" 9 to 5 Mac 3:54 PM
  • "92 New Features in Apple's iOS 6" PC Magazine 3:14 PM
  • "To Be Clear, Siri Is Not Coming To The iPhone 4 Or iPad 2" TechCrunch 11:01 AM
  • "Siri Will Shakeup Apple's iPad Line" PCWorld 8:35 AM
  • "Apple also using Bing Maps images in iOS 6 Maps" iDownload Blog 1:23 PM
  • "iOS 6 Maps turn-by-turn requires iPhone 4S, iPad 2 or later" AppleInsider 8:44 AM
  • "New In iOS 6: Passwords No Longer Required For App Store Updates & Previous Purchases" Cult of Mac 8:17 AM
  • "New In iOS 6: More Emoji Icons, Banners For 'New' Apps, Badges For Reminders App" Cult of Mac 8:17 AM
  • "In iOS 6, The Status Bar Changes Color To Match The App You're Running" Cult of Mac 11:50 AM
  • "AirPort Express Turned into Simultaneous Dual-Band Hockey Puck" TidBITS 7:32 AM
  • "Apple Restores IPv6 Support in Base Stations" TidBITS 7:32 AM
  • "AirPort Utility Adds Support for Dual-Band AirPort Express" The Mac Observer 7:42 AM
  • "Apple Rolls Out First Update for New MacBook Pro Models" The Mac Observer 8:19 AM
  • "Apple's new Smart Case is the natural evolution of the Smart Cover | Digital Trends" Digital Trends 8:23 AM
  • "iOS 6 Beta Has Been Jailbroken On A4 Devices, But Don't Expect A Public Beta Jailbreak Release Anytime Soon" Redmond Pie 8:25 AM
  • "Apple's App Store Is Getting A Major Overhaul And We Have The Screenshots Right Here" Business Insider 3:37 PM
  • "Apple's new iPad Smart Case has your iPad covered – front and back" MacDailyNews 9:25 AM
  • "Apple MacBook Pro with Retina Display: Scaling" AnandTech 7:19 PM
Granted Apple Patents
  • "Apple Wins Patents for iOS Editing on iDevices, LTE & 3D Mouse" Patently Apple 7:38 AM
  • "Apple Wins Design Patents For The IPad, Cinema Display" MacNews 8:10 AM
  • "Apple Patent Is For Computers With Spring-Mounted Displays" MacNews 8:19 AM
Price Trackers/Deals
  • "Brick Breaker + For iPhone Is Temporarily Available For Free (Normally $0.99)" Apple Sliced 9:23 AM
  • "Cut the Buttons For iPhone Is Free Right Now (Previously $0.99)" Apple Sliced 9:23 AM
  • ":Shift!2: For iPhone Is Free Today (Was $0.99)" Apple Sliced 9:23 AM
  • "Toys: Ebay celebrates Apple product launch by slashing prices on Apple products and accessories" 9 to 5 Mac 7:25 PM
  • "MacBook Air Prices & Sales" MacPrices 7:56 AM
  • "MacBook Pro Prices & Sales" MacPrices 7:56 AM
  • "Maintain's Cocktail WWDC 2012 sale - 25% off regular price" Maintain 7:35 AM

  • "Performance Analysis (preliminary): 'Mid 2012" Apple Laptops and Towers"  Bare Feats 9:35 PM
  • "The Last Laptop: Apple's new MacBook Pro is the greatest, and perhaps final, version of the personal computer."  Slate 8:49 PM
  • "MacBook Air 13" Mid 2012 Teardown" iFixit 12:46 PM
  • "MacBook Pro Retina Display Analysis" AnandTech 8:36 AM
  • "Apple MacBook Pro with Retina Display, first impressions" CBS News 10:41 AM
  • "Apple WWDC: New MacBook Pro hands-on" Telegraph 8:14 AM
  • "Hands on with the Retina MacBook Pro" Macworld 8:07 AM
  • "Hands On: 15-Inch Apple MacBook Pro With Retina Display" PC Magazine 11:39 AM
  • "WWDC 2012: MacBook Pro vs. other ultrabooks" Washington Post [Free Registration Required] 1:23 PM
  • "The iCade Mobile puts console-style buttons on your iPhone or iPod touch" TUAW 8:25 AM
  • "Buoy Tags and AluCube Mini Review" Mac|Life 3:16 PM
  • "ML-2165W an affordable monochrome laser printer" Macworld 8:19 AM
  • "X-Doria's Defense 360 for the iPhone 4/4S is lightweight, but unreliable" Macworld 9:35 AM
  • "Video Review: PureGear PureBoom In Ear Headphones" Run Around Tech 9:06 AM
iPad/iPhone/iPod touch Apps
  • "iOS 6: Our Complete Overview" MacStories 8:25 AM
  • "Apple iOS 6: A Closer Look at Facebook, Passbook, Apple Maps" ABCNews 10:40 AM
  • "Apple iOS 6 vs Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich" T3 11:43 AM
  • "Apple iOS 6: New features in pictures" ZDNet UK 9:29 AM
  • "Hands-on: Windows or MacOS on your tablet, smartphone with PocketCloud" Ars Technica 8:41 AM
  • "Review -Remotely accessing your Mac from iOS using Mochasoft VNC, iSSH and LogMeIn" Mac Edition Radio 7:30 AM
  • "Songza app streams tunes that suit your mood" CNET Reviews 11:48 AM
  • "Ski Safari Review: Great gameplay aided by engaging mini-challenges" Macworld 8:20 AM
  • "Review: Haypi Dragon Brings Destruction to iOS" MacTrast 8:25 AM
  • "Zombie Swipeout Review: A fun yet safe twist on a tried and tested formula." 148Apps 10:30 AM
  • "Soctics League HD Review: Soctics is a turn-based soccer game with a focus on online multiplayer." 148Apps 8:35 AM
  • "Mobbles Review: It's more Tomagotchi than Pokemon, but that doesn't keep Mobbles from being loads of family-friendly (and sickeningly cute) fun." 148Apps 9:41 AM
  • "Rid Your Photos Of Red Eye And Skin Blemishes With iPhoto For iPad [iOS Tips] Cult of Mac 3:25 PM
  • "Apple's Siri gets behind the wheel. Who should worry?" Reuters 8:50 PM
  • "iOS 6 brings fragmentation to the iPhone" BGR 6:46 PM
  • "Five ways to spend $2,199 on a MacBook: The new MacBook Pro with Retina display isn't the only way to spend a lot on an Apple laptop." CNET Reviews 4:35 PM
  • "Apple, Inc. and the Lack of Creativity at the Highest Levels of Our Government"  Rush Limbaugh 4:03 PM
  • "Rush Limbaugh: Okay, Apple, where's my Mac Pro with Thunderbolt?" MacDailyNews 4:04 PM
  • "Why An iPhone 4S User Bought HTC One X Android Phone" Redmond Pie 3:40 PM
  • "iOS 6 brings fragmentation to the iPhone" BGR 3:37 PM
  • "4 Ways IOS 6 Makes a Big Difference" Mobiledia 3:36 PM
  • "Hello iPhone, iOS 6 calling!" iSource 3:28 PM
  • "Humans Love Apple Events Because Humans Love Spaceships" Gizmodo 3:25 PM
  • "Apple's Siri is becoming a better conversationalist" CNN 3:24 PM
  • "iOS 6: On partners and partings, sources and sinks, and the dreaded word 'open'" TUAW 3:24 PM
  • "What iOS 6 means for gaming" iMore 3:24 PM
  • "Wake Me Up When Apple's WWDC is Over: It should be called the Worldwide Dull-velopers Conference (WWDC) because Apple is boring me to sleep with its petty upgrades and announcements." PC Magazine 3:14 PM
  • "Ted Landau's User Friendly View: WWDC: What Apple Didn't (Exactly) Say" The Mac Observer 3:06 PM
  • "What's better than Apple's Siri? Android's Tap & Speak, that's what." ZDNet 3:09 PM
  • "Siri's father comes to her defense: How does Dag Kittlaus: the inventor behind Apple's digital personal assistant: respond to the criticism leveled at Siri? Like a protective pop." Fortune 1:06 PM
  • "Why You Should Be Excited About iOS 6" PCWorld 1:06 PM
  • "MacBook Pro with Retina Display: very tempting" iSource 3:28 PM
  • "Retina MacBook Pro vs. PC Laptops: Who Wins?" PCWorld 1:06 PM
  • "Has Apple improved upon social network integration with iOS 6?" iMore 1:06 PM
  • "Apple Passbook card-'n'-ticket app paves way for iOS e-wallet" The Register 1:05 PM
  • "Apple Revealed A Product That Could One Day Make It Possible To Pay For Everything With Your iPhone" Business Insider 1:05 PM
  • "Explaining Apple's 'Eyes-Free' Initiative" RazorianFly 12:47 PM
  • "How iOS 6 changes the iPad: The latest version of Apple's iOS has some significant new features that just might change the use case of the iPad, and the value of iPads with built-in 4G." CNET News 12:31 PM
  • "Apple Hates Google And Ford: But What's Really Going On?" Seeking Alpha 11:47 AM
  • "What's Under the Hood of Apple's New MacBook Pros?" PC Magazine 11:38 AM
  • "Retina MacBook Pro: The future comes a year too early" InfoWorld 11:16 AM
  • "Sorry, Apple: Why the stylus needs to be in the mobile mix/As the world focuses on curved touchscreens and voice controls, we may be neglecting a key user experience mechanism" InfoWorld 11:16 AM
  • "Five signs of where Apple is headed" The Globe and Mail [Free Registration Required] 11:16 AM
  • "Apple's secret weapon" CNN 10:44 AM
  • "Why Apple's Participation At Black Hat Is A Big Deal: Booming sales of iPhones and iPads are causing Apple to do things it has not done in the past, and the company's planned appearance at next month's Black Hat security conference is the latest example." CRN 10:43 AM
  • "Apple brags about big iPhone numbers, but ignores a crucial Android fact: Apple's Scott Forstall said Monday that 80 percent of Apple mobile devices run the latest version of iOS. Good news. But..." Christian Science Monitor 10:40 AM
  • "Singing the Apple iOS 6 Blues" ["I mean, what's not to like? Plenty. Mainly because my iPad won't be able to run the damn thing."]  PC Magazine 4:29 PM
  • "Requiem for an iPad 1"  Mashable 10:39 AM
  • "The Apple Promise to Their Customers" Tech.pinions 10:18 AM
  • "At Apple Keynote, Talk Is of Products, Not Steve Jobs or Tim Cook" New York Times [Free/Paid Registration Required] 10:15 AM
  • "How Garmin Failed to See the iPhone Threat"  AllThingsD 10:14 AM
  • "How Apple integration could hurt Facebook" MoneyWatch 10:05 AM
  • "Verizon Rains on Apple's Parade" Minyanville 10:05 AM
  • "Ports Matter: I love my Mac and I'm 95% sure that in 2013 or 2014 my next notebook will run MacOS and not the another OS that's currently about nine times more popular. You can call it 'lock in' if you want, but as a tech writer who gets to try out everything on the market, I'm still 100% sure that I couldn't do what I do nearly as well if I weren't working with a Mac laptop, an iPad, and an iPhone." Andy Ihnatko's Celestial Waste of Bandwidth 10:02 AM
  • "Dear Apple: Please spend your billions on radical battery tech/The future of mobile isn't being held back by software or hardware: it's the battery that is our greatest limitation." CNET News 9:41 AM
  • "Why iOS 6 just stomped out Android, again"  BGR 9:28 AM
  • "The best alternatives to the late, great 17-inch MacBook Pro/Good-bye, 17-inch Pro: now what? Here are the next best options." CNET Reviews 4:00 PM
  • "Why Apple dumped the 17-inch MacBook Pro" ZDNet 3:09 PM
  • "Reflections On The New Mac Pro" AppleBitch 3:05 PM
  • "Reflections On The New MacBook Pro" AppleBitch 9:19 AM
  • "Apple's new suburban map app: Not for city dwellers" Fortune 8:58 AM
  • "Mighty Metal Macintosh Pro Still Has Friends, And They're Angry" Forbes 12:47 PM
  • "Whatever Happened to the Mac Pro? Apple's most powerful desktop has become a neglected stepchild. Why aren't other computer makers trying to exploit this fact?" PC Magazine 11:40 AM
  • "Apple's Minimal Mac Pro Update Ticks Off Loyalist Andy Hertzfeld" Forbes 11:41 AM
  • "Andy Hertzfeld blasts Apple over Mac Pro neglect, 'bloated price': Apple's Web site listed the Mac Pro as new in wake of WWDC keynote, but Hertzfeld says it got just an 'inconsequential processor clock bump' and 'seems like it's stuck in time in 2010.'" CNET News 8:57 AM
  • "Separating Apple rumor from reality" Macworld 8:53 AM
  • "What, You Missed The New iPhone At WWDC?" App Advice 8:52 AM
  • "Next Generation MacBook Pro: Basically an iPad Notebook?" PadGadget 8:44 AM
  • "Dear Apple: You're Winning, So It's Time To Stop Acting Like Jerks"  Business Insider 8:33 AM
  • "Apple, Car Makers Partner for 'Eyes Free' Siri" PC Magazine 11:39 AM
  • "'Apple is going to add a new button to your car' - Scott Forstall, Apple's VP of iOS software" OnCars 8:30 AM
  • "Three MacBook lines rumor a good call" AppleTell 8:29 AM
  • "With iOS 6, Maps and Siri, the iPhone Becomes the Ultimate Driver's Assistant" ReadWriteWeb 8:29 AM
  • "Check Out How Tiny Apple's Mac Business Is Compared To iOS" Business Insider 8:13 AM
  • "Why I may buy a new MacBook Pro" ZDNet 8:11 AM
  • "iOS 6 features that won't work on your older iPhone or iPad" Crave @ CNET 8:02 AM
  • "WWDC 2012: 10 Most Exciting Additions in iOS 6" Mac|Life 3:15 PM
  • "Top 10 Hot New Features in iOS 6" Tapscape 3:06 PM
  • "The six best new iOS 6 features for business users" Macworld 8:20 AM
  • "iOS 6: What we didn't get" iMore 9:59 AM
  • "6 major features we can't wait for in iOS 6" AFP Relax News 7:53 AM
  • "Apple's iOS 6 Will Open Up New Product Experiences"  Forrester 7:53 AM
  • "Why Apple Buying Facebook Now Makes Sense"  TheStreet 7:42 AM
  • "Some Thoughts On The WWDC Keynote..." MacNews 7:34 AM
  • "Best Apple Keynote Ever? Or, Worst Ever?" PixoBebo 7:31 AM
  • "I'm Feeling More Locked Into Apple Than Ever (and I'm loving it)" TeraTalks 7:31 AM
  • "How Apple Unveils The Future Of Computing, One Layer At A Time (can Apple be trusted?)" Mac 360 7:31 AM
  • "Google Is Evil" Wired 9:04 PM
  • "Verizon's new data plan burns singles" CNET News 4:35 PM
  • "Why we need software patents, part 3 of 3" ZDNet 1:29 PM
  • "Is the antivirus era really over? Not yet" ZDNet 1:28 PM
  • "It's Time For You to Join My Robot NationWired 1:24 PM
  • "Why E3 Will Continue to Disappoint" Techland 1:06 PM
  • "16 security problems bigger than Flame" InfoWorld 11:10 AM
  • "When governments write malware, your security software becomes useless" Houston Chronicle 11:07 AM
  • "Thunderbolt on Windows with Asus, Intel and Promise" HotHardware 11:07 AM
  • "More useful than a cat: How robots could help the elderly" The Globe and Mail [Free Registration Required] 11:06 AM
  • "HP Officejet 150: Expensive Shoebox-Size Scanning And Printing" InformationWeek 10:16 AM
  • "Here comes the greatest Internet landgrab in history" CNET News 10:04 AM
  • "Dear DOJ: Please reconsider on e-books" MarketWatch 9:40 AM
  • "WWDC 2012: Scoopertino live blog transcript" Scoopertino 7:34 AM
Press Releases/Products/Public Relations
  • "E3: Hands-On with 'Infinity Blade Dungeons'" Touch Arcade 3:28 PM
  • "WWDC: 'Rip' - An Upcoming Fish Rescuing Game" Touch Arcade 3:28 PM
  • "StackReader For iPad Hopes To Answer Life's Questions" App Advice 1:15 PM
  • "Griffin debuts AirStrap Med case for iPad" iLounge 11:49 AM
  • "Amazon Cloud Player Makes iOS Debut" RazorianFly 11:48 AM
  • "Jumbo releases iPad board game range iPieces" PCR 11:01 AM
  • "Apple iOS 6, OS X Mountain Lion to Integrate Youku Services" PRNewswire-Asia 9:40 AM
  • "Amazon's Cloud Music Finally Lands on Apple's iPhone" AllThingsD 9:40 AM
  • "Top 5 free investing apps" CNNMoney 9:34 AM
  • "Adobe Announces Adobe Connect 9: Product Delivers Innovations for Comprehensive Webinars, Mobile Collaboration and Mobile Learning" Business Wire 9:28 AM
  • "Paychex Brings Payroll and Benefits Convenience to America's Businesses with the Paychex Mobile Smartphone App" Business Wire 9:27 AM
  • "InfoArmy: Jigsaw Founder's New Startup Tackles Competitive Intelligence" TechCrunch 9:21 AM
  • "Mobile Money Management App Lemon Launches Digital Wallet, Closes $8 Million Series A" TechCrunch 9:21 AM
  • "Over A Year Later, Amazon Cloud Player Finally Arrives On iPhone" TechCrunch 9:20 AM
  • "Download TNW Magazine: The Travel Issue [Free!] The Next Web 8:37 AM
  • "Euro 2012: UEFA goes mobile, four years after the App Store" Electricpig 8:25 AM
  • "The Omni Group Cuts OmniFocus For iPad And OmniFocus For Mac Prices In Half" App Advice 8:18 AM
  • "Adobe Connect Adds SiteCatalyst Integration, Collaboration Features For Tablets And Smartphones" TechCrunch 8:13 AM
  • "Facebook's Camera app gets a new name: Camera•. Yes, '•'" The Next Web 8:06 AM
  • "StackReader 1.0 - Stack Exchange Network on iPad" prMac 10:54 AM
  • "Keep Track of Sports Matches with Sports Scoreboard 1.0 for iOS" prMac 10:54 AM
  • "Wild West Races 1.0 for iOS - Strategy + Skill Wins Card Game Horse Race" prMac 7:41 AM
  • "Toss The Knight 1.0 for iOS - The Hero with a Catapult" prMac 7:41 AM
  • "Water Fight for iPhone" prMac 7:41 AM
  • "Super Shred Bros. Offers Wakeboarding How-To's And Discounts" prMac 7:41 AM
  • "Marble Math: New and Noteworthy Educational App Rolls Into App Store" prMac 7:41 AM
  • "The Tiffen Company Gets Social with New Image Editing Apps Release" prMac 7:41 AM
  • "Probably the most challenging game in the App Store - VIAM for iOS" prMac 7:41 AM
  • "PaintPuzz 1.0 iOS Game released - Help Puzz save the world" prMac 7:41 AM
  • "Nice Mohawk Releases Ita - A New iOS App for Lists" prMac 7:41 AM
  • "Measure Your Land 3.0.0 for iOS - Explain Earth Objects Length and Width" prMac 7:41 AM
  • "GolfSites 3.0 Lets Golfers Track Shots, View Any Course + Golf Smarter!" prMac 7:41 AM
  • "Lake George Enthusiast Releases iOS App for Boaters" prMac 7:40 AM
  • "Alakazam 2.0 Free for iOS-Budget Flight Search for Spontaneous Travelers" prMac 7:39 AM
  • "Avalon Wars - iFree Studio Announces New Functions on its Popular Game" prMac 7:39 AM
  • "Protect Your Child From Summer Learning Loss With Easy ABC 123 for iPad" prMac 7:39 AM
  • "Future Scheduler new mobile app allows you to carry your schedule around" prMac 7:39 AM
Computer Industry
  • "Microsoft Vs. Apple: It's Now Life or Death" TheStreet 9:50 AM
  • "Aging Microsoft lures young tech idealists" Reuters 9:47 AM
  • "Is Windows 8 Enterprise Ready? In a focused keynote on day two of its TechEd 2012 conference, Microsoft made its case that Windows 8 is ready for business and will be a welcome addition to the enterprise." eWeek 10:54 AM
  • "Windows 8 To Run Windows 7, And Vice Versa: Microsoft TechEd keynote demonstrates how developers can use Win8's built-in hypervisor to test software on old and new versions of the operating system." InformationWeek 11:07 AM
  • "Windows Phone 8 will strengthen Nokia bond" TG Daily 12:57 PM
  • "Nokia Maps to replace Bing Maps in Windows Phone 8, report says" CNET News 1:57 PM
  • "Microsoft offers glimpse of Office 2013 on Windows RT tablet" ZDNet 1:28 PM
  • "Bing Adds Qwiki's Multimedia Presentations To Its Search Results" TechCrunch 12:53 PM
  • "Remember Qwiki? It Will Now Appear on Millions of Bing Search Results." AllThingsD 9:40 AM
  • "Microsoft Loves Linux - as Long as It's Not Red Hat" LinuxInsider 10:51 AM
  • "Microsoft: Azure PaaS tech could be given away for free" ZDNet UK 1:32 PM
  • "Violin, Microsoft team up to build all-flash NAS array: The network-attached storage array will support virtual and cloud environments" Computerworld 11:39 AM
  • "Oracle Won't Get Lost in the Cloud" TheStreet 9:51 AM
  • "Oracle employee named in Singapore sex-for-favors case" Reuters 9:51 AM
  • "IBM, SK Hynix sign phase-change memory deal" EE Times 10:51 AM
  • "IBM, SK Hynix team up for PCRAM work" CNET News 10:02 AM
  • "Dell Storage Forum Brings Wave Of New Products" InformationWeek 10:11 AM
  • "Dell Expands Storage Portfolio With New Compellent, EqualLogic Offerings" eWeek 10:54 AM
  • "Dell Adds Unified SAN-NAS Capability To Flagship Compellent Storage Line" CRN 10:42 AM
  • "Dell Vostro Notebooks Sport Intel Chips, Fingerprint Scanners" eWeek 10:53 AM
  • "Sandy Bridge processors to be gradually phased out of market starting in September, sources say" DigiTimes 10:49 AM
  • "AMD creates embedded IC business unit" EE Times 10:50 AM
  • "Nvidia, AMD may miss PC replacement trend brought by Diablo 3" DigiTimes 10:49 AM
  • "Cisco Live: New Cloud Routing Software, Services" CRN 10:42 AM
  • "Cisco router software connects enterprises to the cloud: Rolls out Cloud Connected Solution enhancements to routers" Network World 11:40 AM
  • "Cisco, Fusion-io Partner on Blade Servers" eWeek 10:53 AM
  • "Fusion-io gives Cisco blade servers some flash" The Register 1:05 PM
  • "Fusion-io shares rise on Cisco contract" Reuters 9:45 AM
  • "How The Internet Will Get New Domain Name Suffixes" Associated Press 9:56 AM
  • "New Internet suffix bids include '.lol,' '.bank'" Associated Press [Free Registration Required] 10:30 AM
  • "ICANN set to release list of new domain proposals" Washington Post [Free Registration Required] 9:41 AM
  • "Fate of dot-word bids decided by ICANN archery shoot-out: That $185,000 gTLD application rests on MILLISECOND timing" The Register 1:04 PM
  • "MySQL Database Flaw Leaves Passwords Vulnerable: Major flaw in popular MySQL and MariaDB databases is trivial to exploit and leaves the databases highly vulnerable to brute-force attack." InformationWeek 2:01 PM
  • "EMC, IBM Lead Slowing Storage Software Market: IDC" eWeek 10:53 AM
Finances (Click heading for current Apple Stock price.)
Apple News
  • "Apple Stock at $1,000? Analysts Say Within Two Years" CNBC 3:24 PM
  • "The Investment Fallout From Apple's Latest Moves: Stocks such as Garmin and TeleCommunication Systems will be hurt by Apple's new navigation app, writes Wedbush Securities." Barron's 3:18 PM
  • "Nvidia: Apple's WWDC Winner" TheStreet 3:16 PM
  • "Apple: Street Cheers MacBook Pro, iOS Extentions" Barron's 11:59 AM
  • "Wall Street expects iOS 6 to increase Apple's smartphone market share" AppleInsider 8:30 AM
  • "Lack of iTV news cost Apple $16 billion" MarketWatch 7:54 AM
  • "Apple price target raised on improved Mac view" MarketWatch 9:29 AM
  • "Apple's WWDC Keynote: The Early Read From The Street" Forbes 8:18 AM
  • "Why I Will Buy a MacBook, But Not Apple's Stock" TheStreet 7:43 AM
  • "Apple or Microsoft? The answer may surprise you" MarketWatch 9:30 AM
  • "Microsoft Vs. Apple: It's Now Life or Death" TheStreet 7:42 AM
  • "Apple Signs Map Licensing Deal With TomTom" Forbes 8:58 AM
  • "Harman Falls After Apple's Siri Eyes Car Market" Bloomberg 4:07 PM
Industry News
  • "Techs make strong gains; Zynga zapped: TI, semi stocks lead broad tech sector higher by closing bell" MarketWatch 4:30 PM
  • "U.S. stocks rise on hopes for stimulus: Equities market stuck in a range, analyst says" MarketWatch 4:30 PM
  • "Stocks Rally as Traders Overcome Euro Jitters" FOXBusiness 4:30 PM
  • "U.S. Stocks Gain Amid Speculation Of More Fed Stimulus" Bloomberg 10:26 AM
  • "Dow Snags Triple-Digit Gain" TheStreet 4:30 PM
  • "Stocks close up more than 1%" CNNMoney 4:30 PM
  • "Blue Chips Gain 163 Points" [Paid Membership Required] 4:32 PM
  • "Stocks ready to rebound" CNNMoney 9:30 AM
  • "U.K. stocks end higher after intense session" MarketWatch 1:48 PM
  • "Asian Stocks Drop on Doubt Spain's Bailout Plan Will Tame Crisis" Bloomberg 9:42 AM
  • "Asia Markets: Asia stocks retreat as Greece vote looms/Doubts over details of Spain's bailout also weighs sentiment" MarketWatch 9:35 AM
  • "Europe Stocks Close Higher" [Paid Membership Required] 1:43 PM
  • "European Stocks Rise for First Time in Three Days; TomTom Jumps" Bloomberg 9:42 AM
  • "Europe Markets: Europe stocks close higher as Spanish yields surge/Spanish bond yields take out last autumn's highs near 7%" MarketWatch 1:44 PM
  • "Most active Nasdaq-traded stocks: Nasdaq's 10 most active stocks at 1 p.m." Associated Press 1:51 PM
  • "Midday Glance: Computer companies/Computer companies shares mixed at 1 p.m." Associated Press 1:52 PM

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