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MacSurfer's Archive: Tuesday, June 19, 2012


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Wednesday Highlights: Jesus Diaz at Fast Company Design looks back at how Apple's "Advanced Technology Group developed some of the most influential technology of the century"; Tim Cook falls 43 spots to #96 in Glassdoor's CEO rankings, due in large part to "Apple's culture of secrecy and high stress"; Jason Snell ponders what Apple's new TV service will look like, and how it can compete with Hulu, Netflix; "the enterprise is Apple's space today" says Fleetsmith CEO Zack Blum; Dieter Bohn explains the how/why in his Mac customization; at, a video on building a hackintosh; interview with Angela Ahrendts on Apple's focus to enrich peoples' lives—reports in our General Interest section; Axios reporting of online privacy plan in works at White House; Siri a bit wishy washy in latest OS betas; Cult of Mac, 9to5Mac go hands-on with the Walkie-Talkie feature in watchOS 5.

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  • "How Apple is taking on rivals now: Last week's WWDC announcements seemed routine enough. They weren't. They were thinly veiled thrusts at Google and Microsoft."  Fortune 10:07 AM
  • "Kodak Sues Apple In Bid To Quash Claims Over Patents"  Bloomberg 8:24 AM
  • "Kodak sues Apple, claiming interference in patent sales" Reuters 9:17 AM
  • "Kodak sues, tells Apple: 'Get off our patents'" ZDNet 10:19 AM
  • "Apple's new iOS Maps: the risk factors" GigaOM 1:59 PM
  • "Schumer Spots A Peeping Tom — NY Senator Wants Answers On Google & Apple Mega-Mapping: Noted consumer technology alarmist Sen. Charles Schumer (D-NY), is turning his intense scrutiny back on Google and Apple, this time over the two companies' competing plans to provide the most accurate 3D aerial maps of major metropolitan areas." Talking Points Memo 7:26 AM
  • "U.S. Sen. Schumer Asks Google And Apple About Their 'Spy Planes' – Afraid They'll Catch Sunbathers" TechCrunch 1:33 PM
  • "Mountain Lion's New Notes App Contains Hidden Tribute To Famous Apple Ad" Cult of Mac 8:21 AM
  • "Apple releases OS X 10.7.5 (Build 11G15) to developer" 9 to 5 Mac 2:47 PM
  • "OmmWriter Dana II review: Distraction free writing helps concentrate the mind" Macworld UK 8:24 AM
  • "How to repeat commands in OS X Terminal: Terminal commands are often run multiple times, and the OS X terminal supports several ways of doing this." MacFixIt 2:01 PM
  • "How to Share Your iTunes Library" Macinstruct 8:41 AM
  • "How to Hide the Explicit Label in iTunes" Macinstruct 8:41 AM
  • "Create new e-mail message with attachment with Sparrow" Mac OS X Hints 9:49 AM
  • "Guess What? Now You Can Add Another Free Cloud Storage Account And App To Your Mac" Mac 360 7:13 AM
  • "How To Turbocharge Photos On Your Mac With The TurboCollage App" McSolo 7:14 AM
  • "Got The Boogie Woogie Mac Finder Blues? You Need XtraFinder. It's Free!" BohemianBoomer 7:14 AM
  • "The Simple Way Your Mac Can Get Stuff Into Your Head (think flash cards for Mac, iPhone, iPad)" Mac 360 7:14 AM
  • "The Best Easy-to-Use Mac Diagramming App You Can Buy (that's priced less than $5)" NoodleMac 7:14 AM
  • "Just What Your Mac Needs– Free Video Guides On How To Use Your iPad" TeraTalks 7:13 AM
  • "Ted Landau's User Friendly View: The Splintering of OS X" The Mac Observer 2:14 PM
  • "Apple's Mac App Store review process for a software update takes over 12 days and counting" IT.Enquirer 7:15 AM
Press Releases
  • "Time to Update iTunes" Intego 3:48 PM
  • "Civ 5: Gods & Kings expansion pack ships at special price" FairerPlatform 1:59 PM
  • "Event: What's new in formZ 7 parts 1 & 2" Architosh 1:33 PM
  • "Aqua Connect Announces The Release of Aqua Accelerated Protocol (AAP) for Mac Remote Desktop Services" Business Wire 8:58 AM
  • "Portfolio mobile for Mac gets updated charting and analysis features" PRWeb 8:56 AM
  • "How to make your new MacBook Pro screen even sharper" Electricpig 8:22 AM
  • "MaBaSoft releases Application Wizard 3.3" MaBaSoft 8:05 AM
  • "New Camtasia for Mac 2.2 Includes Interactivity, TechSmith Smart Player" TechSmith 7:59 AM
  • "Apple releases fixed Thunderbolt update" CNET Reviews 3:50 PM
  • "Apple Re-releases Thunderbolt Ethernet Adapter Update" The Mac Observer 8:00 AM
  • "Thunderbolt Software Update 1.2.1 Released" TidBITS 7:57 AM
  • "Remotix for Mac - Advanced Application For Comfortable Remote Activities" prMac 7:45 AM
  • "Abvent's 3D rendering technology opens Palace doors to millions" Abvent 7:16 AM
General Interest/Potpourri
  • "Microsoft and Google Suddenly Want to Be Like Apple" PCWorld 5:18 PM
  • "Apple Store employees get overzealous with Iranian export restriction, borders on racial profiling [Video] 9 to 5 Mac 3:52 PM
  • "Is Apple Unfairly Restricting Sales To Iranian-Americans?" Pocketnow 3:53 PM
  • "Apple's FaceTime can eat up wireless data limits" MarketWatch 2:01 PM
  • "Apple's FaceTime Could Eat Up Wireless Data Limits" [Paid Membership Required] 2:45 PM
  • "'We're still here' – Apple rolls out new iPad ad on same day that Microsoft announces Surface rivals" Digital Trends 8:12 AM
  • "The iPhone Turns Five Next Friday" Forbes 8:10 AM
  • "China Mobile Backed OS Meant to Rival IPhone Falls Into Obscurity" IDG News Service 7:36 AM
  • "A star in Apple's eyes: Apple has recently presented a design award to a Chinese team for the best apps on the market for their machines." China Daily 7:23 AM
  • "Apple Pulls Nest Thermostat From Brick And Mortar Stores [Mysteries] Infinite Loop Mobile 2:00 PM
  • "Tablet Sales Will Eclipse Those Of PCs By 2015" MacNews 7:46 AM
Non-Apple News
  • "Nokia 808 PureView coming to US through Amazon for $699" ZDNet 2:02 PM
  • "Flash Update Causing Problems for Firefox Fans" Webmonkey 1:57 PM
  • "Special edition of 'Doom 3' launches in October" USA Today 1:48 PM
  • "Wii U facing calibration issues" TG Daily 1:41 PM
  • "Sharp offers world's first 90-inch LED TV" TG Daily 1:40 PM
  • "ARM and x86 processors could coexist in data centres, says Calxeda" Techworld 1:39 PM
  • "iRobot's Roomba Vacuum Goes Wireless" PC Magazine 11:20 AM
  • "Box Kicks off International Expansion With Launch of European HQ" IDG News Service 11:25 AM
  • "Sandia Opens Cybersecurity Technologies Research Laboratory" eWeek 10:22 AM
  • "Facebook to show you ads based on your Web browsing" CNN 10:11 AM
  • "Fake Android Antivirus App Likely Linked to Zeus Banking Trojan, Researchers Say" IDG News Service 11:22 AM
  • "New Android malware disguised as security app: Android Security Suite Premium, which is loaded with Zeus variant ZitMo, is a threat to companies given the BYOD trend" CSO 10:43 AM
  • "Sony's new Google TV device hits pre-orders for $199" TG Daily 1:41 PM
  • "Google finds 9,500 new malicious Web sites a day" CNET News 2:53 PM
  • "Google Cracks Down on YouTube-to-MP3-Ripping Sites" PCWorld 11:22 AM
  • "UK waterways to become active routes on Google Maps" BBC 10:03 AM
  • "Google+ Opens Its API To Flipboard, Users Will See Google+ Integration Soon" TechCrunch 12:49 PM
  • "Google, Asustek expected to unveil 7-inch Nexus tablet PC at Google I/O" DigiTimes 10:19 AM
  • "LG To Sideline Tablet Development To Focus On Smaller Devices" Bloomberg 10:05 AM
  • "Spotify Launches Mobile Radio Service for All Levels of Users" PCWorld 11:23 AM
  • "Spotify continues me-too Pandora strategy" CNET News 9:52 AM
  • "Microsoft Invents Advanced Optics for Future Xbox Eyewear" Patent Bolt 12:17 PM
  • "David Barnard of App Cubby talks Retina Macs, iOS 6, and more at WWDC 2012" iMore 2:01 PM
  • "The Portable Podcast, Episode 142" 148Apps 1:54 PM
  • "Exclusive | Apple's iOS Market Analysis: 'iOS app economy has reached a run rate of $4.3 billion per year from a standing start four years ago'" ["Analysis by Horace Dediu, Interview by Markin Abras"] MacDirectory 1:53 PM
  • "WWDC: Max Seelemann -If I'd Stayed in School, I'd Die" The Mac Observer 1:33 PM
  • "We wrap up the WWDC announcements and review our prognostication skills." The MT Show 7:41 AM
  • "Liquidmetal and Apple expand licensing agreement: all IP up to 2014 now included" The Verge 8:08 AM
  • "Exclusive Apple, Liquidmetal Deal Extended" PC Magazine 2:47 PM
  • "Apple Takes Another Ride, Ride, Ride on Liquidmetal" AllThingsD 2:01 PM
  • "Mozilla shows experimental 'Junior' browser for iOS: Mozilla can't use its Gecko HTML engine on iOS, so WebKit it is." Ars Technica 9:46 AM
  • "iOS Developers Must Submit High Resolution 1024×1024 Icons & Artwork From July" Cult of Mac 10:19 AM
  • "Inside the MacBook Pro Retina-display" ZDNet 11:09 AM
  • "MacBook Air Unboxing w/ Thunderbolt Ethernet Adapter (Mid 2012)" Insanely Great Mac 12:18 PM
  • "Apple supplier Imagination hit by competition fears" Reuters 7:30 AM
Granted Apple Patents
  • "Apple Wins Surprising Anti-Big Brother Surveillance Patent" Patently Apple 9:05 AM
  • "Apple Wins Patents for Search, Mobile Device Navigation & More" Patently Apple 12:17 PM
  • "Apple Patents Range From Conducting Searches To Remote Devices" MacNews 9:37 AM
Price Trackers/Deals
  • "Sparrow For iPhone Is Temporarily Available For $0.99 (Normally $2.99)" Apple Sliced 8:42 AM
  • "Monster Shooter: The Lost Levels For iPhone and iPad Is Free Right Now (Previously $1.99)" Apple Sliced 8:42 AM
  • "Super Swap! For iPhone Is Free Today (Was $0.99)" Apple Sliced 8:42 AM
  • "MacBook Air Prices & Sales" MacPrices 8:00 AM
  • "MacBook Pro Prices & Sales" MacPrices 8:00 AM
  • "Apple MacBook Pro Buyer's Guide -15 Inch Models -Prices Up To $500 Off" MacReviewZone 7:11 AM
  • "Apple MacBook Pro Buyer's Guide -13 Inch Models -Up to $400 Off" MacReviewZone 7:11 AM
  • "Mac Compatible Printers... Prices Range From $30 To $450 -Best Selling -Prices, Deals, Reviews And Information" MacReviewZone 7:32 AM
  • "PadGadget Daily App Deal – 13 iPad Apps on Sale" PadGadget 8:22 AM

  • "Review: Apple's next-gen MacBook Pro with 15" Retina display" AppleInsider 2:00 PM
  • "First impressions: the new MacBook Pro with Retina Display" Electronista 8:14 AM
  • "MacBook Pro 15" Retina Display Teardown" iFixit 7:11 AM
  • "MacBook Air 2012 SSD Performance Up to 217% Faster Than MacBook Air 2011" OS X Daily 3:46 PM
  • "Inside The Retina Display" iFixit 8:24 AM
  • "By the numbers: Microsoft's Surface vs. Apple's iPad/How Microsoft's just-announced Surface tablet matches up against the latest iPad" IDG News Service 8:18 AM
  • "Microsoft Surface RT vs Apple Ipad first impressions review" The Inquirer 7:37 AM
  • "Microsoft Surface vs. Apple's iPad" Washington Post [Free Registration Required] 1:59 PM
  • "Surface vs. iPad: The tale of the tape" Los Angeles Times [Paid Membership Required] 9:13 AM
  • "Sonos Sub adds big bass presence" Macworld 1:54 PM
  • "Sonos Sub review" T3 8:17 AM
  • "WWDC: Elgato's Game Capture HD is Blowing My Mind Right Now" Touch Arcade 3:49 PM
  • "Review: V-MODA CROSSFADE M-80 On-ear Headphones for iPhone and iPad" iSource 11:09 AM
  • "Reviews: Twelve South BookBook for iPad 2/iPad (3rd-Gen)" iLounge 11:07 AM
  • "Video Review: Speck MagFolio Lounge for the iPad" Run Around Tech 9:11 AM
  • "The Flygrip makes one-handed iPhone navigation even easier" Macworld 10:24 AM
iPad/iPhone/iPod touch Apps
  • "Bento 4 for iPad Review" Mac|Life 9:12 AM
  • "Chrome Sync Pro – Bring your Google Chrome Bookmarks, History & Tabs to iOS" Best App Site 1:52 PM
  • "Quizboard Review: Trivia game introduces strategic elements, but stumbles with questions" Macworld 1:54 PM
  • "iOS Gems: Vjay, TurboCollage + Frametastic Article" iLounge 4:38 PM
  • "Mutant Storm for iPad review" iMore 12:22 PM
  • "Alexandria Bloodshow Review" Mac|Life 9:12 AM
  • "Zombie Quest HD for iPad is a Virtual Board Game That's Fun for the Whole Family" PadGadget 8:22 AM
  • "'Cardinal Quest' Review - Streamlining Roguelikes One Death at a Time" Touch Arcade 8:15 PM
  • "Zombie Quest – Mastermind the hexes! Review: Fight terrible monstrosities with terrible monstrosities in this adaptation of a classic board game." 148Apps 3:46 PM
  • "Dotard's Escape Review: Get the old guy through the maze in one piece and win a trip to another maze!" 148Apps 3:46 PM
  • "CUBES Review: CUBES is a tilt-based endless falling simulation game that is both addictive and mesmerizing." 148Apps 1:40 PM
  • "Monster of Puppets Review: Help Charlie keep the puppets from wrecking the amusement park in this tap-and-slash game." 148Apps 1:40 PM
  • "Pocket Planes Review: Pocket Planes is NimbleBit's latest free to play title that has players flying bitizens across the globe, and it's an extremely fun and addicting experience." 148Apps 9:12 AM
  • "Affliction: Zombie Rising Review/No place is safe in 'the world's first virtual reality zombie game.'" 148Apps 10:24 AM
  • "Backing Up iPhone Contacts Without iTunes" OS X Daily 3:48 PM
  • "How To Install Windows 7 on a MacBook Pro With Retina Display" LAPTOP Magazine 2:01 PM
  • "A Color Chooser for the iPhone: In this blog we'll show an interesting way to set the background color of a view. We'll also be looking at different ways to represent the same data, and converting from one representation to another." The iPhone Developer Resource 8:44 AM
  • "MacBook Pro Retina Display (Mid 2012) Configuration Guide - Apple Store Options (Video)" Insanely Great Mac 8:41 AM
  • "MacBook Pro (Mid 2012) Configuration Guide - Apple Store Options (Video)" Insanely Great Mac 8:41 AM
  • "MacBook Air (Mid 2012) Configuration Guide - Apple Store Options (Video)" Insanely Great Mac 8:41 AM
  • "Sorting Photo Folders on Apple TV" iLounge 4:38 PM
  • "Use These Apps To Road-Trip With Even Less Planning [iOS Tips] Cult of Mac 2:47 PM
  • "Jailbroken iOS 6? Here's How You Can Get The Cydia App On Your iDevice" App Advice 1:59 PM
  • "Cassandra -Wednesday Review -The Week in Full Swing" eXtensions 7:47 PM
  • "Why Apple's iOS 6 Privacy Protection Will Backfire"  PCWorld 5:18 PM
  • "Developments in The 'Tetris' vs 'Mino' Legal Battle Could Provide Ammo for Cloning Victims" Touch Arcade 3:49 PM
  • "Three iPad apps offer very different views of the world: Google Earth's familiar info-laden maps can't match the quality and resolution of National Geographic World Atlas HD nor the personalized geophotography of the free Stuck on Earth." CNET 3:29 PM
  • "Mini iPad Rumors Continue to Stir Excitement for Apple" The Motley Fool 1:59 PM
  • "What fragmentation? Apparently iOS 6 SDK allows for intelligently-scaling apps" iDownload Blog 1:54 PM
  • "Facetime Over 3G And 4G In iOS 6 Will Need Carrier Buy-In...And Common Sense" AppleBitch 1:32 PM
  • "Apple's new iOS Maps: the risk factors"  GigaOM 12:22 PM
  • "Apple Is Stealing Android People with AirPlay"  Gizmodo 12:22 PM
  • "Microsoft Surface Destined to Be a Best Seller" Low End Mac 9:15 PM
  • "Microsoft Surface shows Apple could be wrong: Did Microsoft actually come up with a better design than Apple? Maybe the better question is, why not?"  CNET News 9:15 PM
  • "Microsoft's Surface tablet: Do we have an iPad killer?" Digital Trends 8:15 PM
  • "Did Microsoft Surface Just Make The MacBook Air And iPad Obsolete? Don't Be An Idiot. [Opinion]"  Cult of Mac 3:46 PM
  • "Microsoft: Okay, Fine, We Admit It--Apple Was Right*" Business Insider 3:45 PM
  • "5 Reasons the New Microsoft Surface Tablet is Not an iPad Killer" Money Morning 3:29 PM
  • "Looking at Microsoft's Surface from an iPad perspective: Impressive as some features may be, Microsoft's tablet won't threaten the iPad"  Macworld 2:00 PM
  • "Greg's Bite: Microsoft's New Tablets, Fragmented By Design" MacNews 12:17 PM
  • "Microsoft Goes Nuclear on Hardware Parnters, Attempts to Position Surface as iPad Killer" Three Guys And A Podcast 12:17 PM
  • "The Macalope Daily: iPad? DOOOOOMED!" Macworld [Insider Content] 9:46 AM
  • "David Pogue: Surface, iPad rivalry could be good for tech world" CBS News 9:32 AM
  • "Could A PIN On Shutdown Deter iPhone Thieves?" Cult of Mac 8:22 AM
  • "Why We Need Firefox (and Chrome) on the iPad" ReadWriteWeb 8:17 AM
  • "The Rise of the Childhood App Developer" Gizmodo 8:07 AM
  • "Is It Even Possible For You To Have An Open Mind About Microsoft's iPad-Killer?" Business Insider 7:49 AM
  • "The Surface surfaces – Is Microsoft's new tablet an iPad killer?" Appolicious 7:41 AM
  • "Video: Microsoft unveils its answer to Apple's iPad" Fortune 7:30 AM
  • "5 Things Microsoft Can Do to Hurt Apple, Android" TheStreet 7:30 AM
  • "Microsoft Surface: time to ditch the iPad?" The Week (UK) 7:24 AM
  • "Microsoft's CEO Channels Apple's Steve Jobs And Introduces– A Microsoft iPad" PixoBebo 7:14 AM
  • "Microsoft To Build An iPad Competitor And A Tablet PC. What's Next? A Microsoft Windows PC To Fight The Mac?" Mac 360 7:14 AM
  • "See a Huge Ad on Your Facebook Profile Page? It's Adware" Mashable 9:51 PM
  • "Comparing 1982's Future to Today's Present" TidBITS 7:14 PM
  • "Is the Best Android Tablet Available Made for Kids?" Wired 1:58 PM
  • "What, Exactly, Is a Supercomputer?" Techland 1:47 PM
  • "San Francisco Vs. Silicon Valley: Where Should You Build Your Business?" TechCrunch 12:49 PM
  • "Can video games save Europe? A leading Greek economist has joined a game company, hoping virtual economies can shed light on real world woes" Salon 12:00 PM
  • "Hands On: Dell Inspiron 14z Ultrabook" PC Magazine 11:20 AM
  • "Cloud Failures Cost More Than $70 Million Since 2007, Researchers Estimate" IDG News Service 11:24 AM
  • "Born-again cloud advocates finally see the light" InfoWorld 10:42 AM
  • "Advice to giants going digital? Just do it" Fortune 10:33 AM
  • "Is Facebook's Sheryl Sandberg Really A Female Tech Pioneer?" Forbes 10:31 AM
  • "Cyber-Security Threats, Infrastructure Sabotage Rising: McAfee" eWeek 10:22 AM
  • "Who wins, who loses with the new shared data plans: Verizon's Share Everything plan is a harbinger of things to come, with surprising comparisons to what you're paying today" InfoWorld 10:41 AM
  • "How will Verizon's share everything plans affect you?" CNET News 9:52 AM
  • "U.S. Open shows smart phone addiction" MarketWatch 9:20 AM
  • "Spotify Finally Launches Web Radio, for Real. And That's a Problem for Pandora" AllThingsD 9:19 AM
  • "Cable's Free Wi-Fi Trumps Web Content" TheStreet 9:10 AM
  • "Microsoft Should License Surface Technology and Brand to Partners" Tech.pinions 10:39 AM
  • "Surface Changes the Microsoft OEM Dynamic Forever" Tech.pinions 10:39 AM
  • "Surface: Because Microsoft does so well making hardware?" The Register 10:13 AM
  • "Editorial: Engadget on Microsoft's new Surface tablet line" Engadget 9:17 AM
  • "Surface: Why Microsoft's big mystery turns out to be a big mistake" ZDNet 8:49 AM
  • "Microsoft's Suicide, er... 'Surface" MacDailyNews 8:48 AM
  • "My First 23 Questions About Microsoft's 'Surface' Windows 8 Tablet" Techland 8:25 AM
  • "A first look at Microsoft's new Surface tablet" Ars Technica 8:23 AM
  • "Microsoft Enters the Tablet Space and Impresses with Surface" 148Apps 8:23 AM
  • "Microsoft Surface tablet: Why the Intel version is doomed to repeat the mistakes of ten years ago" Electricpig 8:23 AM
  • "On The Surface, Microsoft's Tablets Look Pretty Compelling" App Advice 8:17 AM
  • "Surface: Microsoft has skin in tablet, ultrabook games" Tapscape 7:59 AM
  • "'Surface' May Be Only Skin Deep" TheStreet 7:57 AM
  • "Why Microsoft is branding its Surface tablets as 'PCs,' not iPad competitors" AFP Relax News 7:40 AM
  • "Who is the Microsoft Surface for, exactly?" CBS News 7:39 AM
  • "Is Microsoft's New Tablet Just Another Cheap PC?" Forbes 7:33 AM
  • "New Mac Pro granite: no updates till 2056" Scoopertino 2:01 PM
  • "Tim Cook & Apple Legal: Panic Attack When They Saw the Surface Video?" iSource 9:46 AM
Press Releases/Products/Public Relations
  • "Walt Disney World Pro app for iPhone Updated to Version 1.5 in Time for Summer Vacations" TimeStream Software 9:12 PM
  • "You are what you wear: social lifestyle photo app makes lives, fashions 'clickable'" Digital Trends 3:54 PM
  • "There's Now a Google Offers iPhone App" Gizmodo 3:50 PM
  • "Start-up Cue aims to queue up your digital life" USA Today 1:53 PM
  • "Stanford Teams Up With Piazza, Apple To Bring Social Features To Its iTunes U iOS Development Class" TechCrunch 1:33 PM
  • "Turn your iOS device into a musical instrument for free with Ocarina 2" VentureBeat 12:22 PM
  • "Photojojo offers Scuba Suit for iPhone 4/4S" iLounge 11:07 AM
  • "Twelve South intros new BookBook for iPad" iLounge 11:07 AM
  • "TMO Appearances Jeff Gamet Dives into Cloud Services at Denver Apple Pi" The Mac Observer 10:18 AM
  • "Sparrow Mail Client for iPhone On Sale for 99¢ Today and Tomorrow Only" Lifehacker 9:54 AM
  • "Ascent Solar Accepts Order for EnerPlex TM Charger for Apple's iPhone" TradingMarkets 8:58 AM
  • "alfabet Launches Mobile Portfolio Manager" Business Wire 8:58 AM
  • "DataArt Completes iPad Interface App for Family Ribbon" Business Wire 8:58 AM
  • "Mobile App Lets Tinnitus Sufferers Self-Treat Ringing-in-the-Ears" PRWeb 8:56 AM
  • "Rodman FT - Dennis Rodman iOS Game Launched The First Ever Truly Photorealistic 3D Game" PRWeb 8:55 AM
  • "The Official London 2012 Game – Now Available For iOS (and Android)" RazorianFly 8:45 AM
  • "You're Sure To Read Swipe Magazine From Cover To Cover" App Advice 8:45 AM
  • "FileMaker Ships New Bento 4 for iPad" MacPrices 12:17 PM
  • "Create Personal Productivity Apps on Your iPad with New Bento 4 for iPad from FileMaker" Business Wire 8:58 AM
  • "New Bento 4 for iPad adds design tools for customizing database solutions" TUAW 8:45 AM
  • "FileMaker releases Bento 4 for iPad, users can now create own apps" Canadian Reviewer 8:18 AM
  • "WhoSampled Analyzes Your Favorite Songs And Reveals Their DNA" App Advice 8:17 AM
  • "After Seed Labs, Cvent Snags CrowdCompass For $10M To Double Down On Mobile Event Apps" TechCrunch 8:06 AM
  • "Spotify takes on Pandora with unlimited free radio for iOS users in the US" The Verge 8:05 AM
  • "Spotify Enables Mobile Radio on iOS" The Next Web 7:56 AM
  • "Bombs Juggle - Free Version of Gaming Title for iOS" prMac 8:44 AM
  • "PoopTime 3.0 for iOS - How much money do you make while Pooping at work?" prMac 8:44 AM
  • "WORD Cat iOS Spelling Game App Released for iPhone and iPad" prMac 8:44 AM
  • "OmniGrowl & Cast Away Updates and Big Things to Come" prMac 7:45 AM
  • "iOS Action Adventure Combo Slash Sets New Standard for Side Scrollers" prMac 7:45 AM
  • "Shuriken Chicken, the game hand crafted from felt receives an update" prMac 7:45 AM
  • "London 2012 Games Guide - A complete 2012 Olympic Guide" prMac 7:45 AM
  • "Wreck Your Photos with PhotoCrash 1.0 for iOS" prMac 7:45 AM
  • "MealDealFinder for Dining Reviews and Discounts now available for iOS" prMac 7:45 AM
  • "Captivating To Your Last Breath - Scooba Maze for iOS is now Free" prMac 7:45 AM
  • "Vicinno releases HP 11C Scientific Calculator for iPhone" prMac 7:45 AM
  • "Traumatic Brain Injury 1.0 Now Available for iOS Devices" prMac 7:45 AM
  • "Total Recall: A Memory Game - Puzzling Challenges Build Memory Strength" prMac 7:44 AM
  • "The Jackass Test 1.0 - Classic Brain Teaser Test Hits the App Store" prMac 7:44 AM
  • "Pimp Your Sound: Make Your iOS Device Sound Exactly as You Want" prMac 7:44 AM
  • "Nibble Jump 1.0 for iOS: Feed the Rabbit - Jump for Food" prMac 7:44 AM
  • "Mini Space Fighters 1.0 released for iOS - Free Space Battle Game" prMac 7:44 AM
  • "Light Pillar Releases The Clock Collection for iPad" prMac 7:44 AM
  • "Honey Games Releases Quickfire Word Game: Hasty Words 1.0 for iOS" prMac 7:44 AM
  • "From Sofa to Skyscraper: App Measures & Dimensions Objects using Camera" prMac 7:44 AM
Computer Industry
  • "Why Microsoft's 'Surface' Is a Big Strategy Shift" CNBC 9:30 AM
  • "Microsoft's Real Changes Are Below the Surface" TheStreet 9:08 AM
  • "Microsoft's Impressive Product Still Needs Perfect Execution" TheStreet 9:29 AM
  • "Microsoft to PC and tablet makers: You're not our future" InfoWorld 10:41 AM
  • "Microsoft 'own worst enemy' in bold tablet move, says analyst: Forrester analyst worries that the dual-OS strategy will confuse buyers" Computerworld 10:14 AM
  • "Microsoft's tablet no threat to iPad: analysts" Reuters 9:33 AM
  • "Beneath Microsoft's Surface: New iPad Competitor With Keyboard to Rival Laptops Too" [Paid Membership Required] 9:12 PM
  • "Microsoft Pulls From Apple Playbook With Surface Tablet" [Paid Membership Required] 3:36 PM
  • "Microsoft Surface Tablet Will Attempt To Outflank Apple At Work And At Play" Forbes 9:40 AM
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  • "Microsoft's 'Surface' tablet aims for productivity" Associated Press 9:41 AM
  • "Microsoft kept PC partners in dark about Surface" Reuters 5:24 PM
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  • "Internet Explorer bug patched only a week ago now being exploited" The Register 1:43 PM
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  • "IBM storage kit keeping admins awake at night: Default software settings see DS series' arrays performance dip in wee hours" The Register 1:46 PM
  • "IBM Connections, Jive Lead Enterprise Social Software Market: IBM ranks as the enterprise social networking software market share leader for the third year in a row in 2011, says IDC." InformationWeek 10:39 AM
  • "HP teams with Intel on Gemini extreme low-energy servers" ZDNet 2:01 PM
  • "HP Will Use Intel's Atom Chips In Low-Energy Servers" Bloomberg 2:39 PM
  • "HP, Intel Unveil Atom-Based Server" Forbes 2:40 PM
  • "Meet the Intel man who's out to beat ARM in smartphones: Mike Bell runs Intel's mobile group and he's convinced that Intel's Atom chips are better for Android than ARM's ubiquitous processors." CNET News 9:51 AM
  • "Intel: Home-grown chip strategy could make China miss out" ZDNet UK 2:05 PM
  • "Cisco Revamps Collaboration Portfolio Around WebEx Brand" CRN 10:12 AM
  • "Cisco Shifts Quad Social Platform to WebEx Brand" PC Magazine 11:20 AM
  • "Cisco Brings Online Collaboration Solutions Under WebEx Name" eWeek 10:22 AM
  • "Cisco Upgrades Quad Enterprise Social Product, Renames It WebEx Social" IDG News Service 11:24 AM
  • "Cisco takes social collaboration to the cloud: Cisco Quad becomes WebEx Social as company looks to unify its social collaboration tools" Computerworld 10:14 AM
  • "Young employees say BYOD a 'right' not 'privilege': Also, 1 out of 3 surveyed would violate anti-BYOD policies to use personally owned device at work" Network World 11:27 AM
  • "Cool Summer Gadget Guide: Here are some suggestions for some great summer gadgets for work, travel, outdoors and exercise that will get you more enjoyment out of the summer season." [Slideshow] Network World 11:23 AM
  • "ICANN may have to operate without a chief during gTLD rollout: New CEO may not take helm for months after Beckstrom leaves" The Register 1:44 PM
  • "IDC sees 2 stormy quarters before U.S. PC rebound" MarketWatch 9:21 AM
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Apple News
  • "Apple closes back above its 50-day moving average" Covestor 7:11 AM
  • "Imagination Technologies' full-year profits rise 53%: Imagination Technologies, the British company behind the graphics for the iPad and iPhone, has posted a 53% rise in full-year profits." BBC 10:03 AM
Industry News
  • "Oracle, Microsoft power tech-sector gains" MarketWatch 2:35 PM
  • "U.S. stocks rise ahead of Fed decision: Housing data, Dimon testimony cited as supportive factors" MarketWatch 2:36 PM
  • "Stocks Rally on Fed Hopes, Housing Data" TheStreet 2:29 PM
  • "Intervention Hopes Fuel Rally on Wall Street" FOXBusiness 2:26 PM
  • "U.S. Stocks Advance To One-Month High As Fed Meets" Bloomberg 10:05 AM
  • "Stocks Hold Gains Amid Fed Stimulus Hopes" CNBC 2:26 PM
  • "Stocks Rally on Fed Hopes, Housing Data" TheStreet 2:26 PM
  • "Dow Nears Another Triple-Digit Gain" [Paid Membership Required] 1:52 PM
  • "Stocks: Eyes on Europe again" CNNMoney 9:05 AM
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  • "Most active Nasdaq-traded stocks: Nasdaq's 10 most active stocks at the close of trading" Associated Press 5:26 PM
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