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MacSurfer's Archive: Thursday, July 5, 2012


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Thursday Highlights: Bloomberg's Mark Gurman hears long-anticipated AirPower wirless charger will hit store shelves in September, delay due to "technical hurdles"; Ben Lovejoy thinks Apple's recent habit of pre-announcing products hurts company more than consumers—reports and opinions in our Apple/Macintosh, and Op/Ed sections today; Nir Eyal at Quartz opines the reason Apple, Google don't want us using phones more is to curb harmful behavior, instead creating "healthy habits with [our] digital devices"; Tim Cook explains to Irish Times Apple's commitment to Ireland; Final Cut Pro turns 7 today—reports in our OS X section; Apple part of car consortium to establish digital car key specs for smartphones; Apple adds another original program to show lineup; the honeymoon is over, US Supreme Court rules states may now require online retailers to collect sales tax; CNET thinks Logitech Crayon so good Apple should copy it.

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  • "Will Apple's Tablet Size Matter? Apple's component suppliers in Asia say they have been told to prepare to produce a new tablet smaller than the iPad. The WSJ's Juro Osawa has the details on this new device and what effect it will have on the crowded tablet market." [Video Report] [Paid Membership Required] 7:14 AM
  • "Apple is said to plan smaller iPad to compete with Google Nexus: Apple co-founder Steve Jobs was skeptical of a smaller iPad, but it might be necessary to compete with smaller tablets from Amazon, Microsoft and Google." Bloomberg News 8:49 AM
  • "Apple 'mini iPad' rumors gain new steam" Washington Post [Free Registration Required] 10:04 AM
  • "Mini iPad may arrive by holidays, along with new Kindle Fire" USA Today 9:21 PM
  • "Apple's Smaller-screen IPad Could Disrupt Tablet Market" IDG News Service 5:29 PM
  • "Judge who shelved Apple trial says patent system out of sync: The U.S. judge who tossed out one of the biggest court cases in Apple Inc's (AAPL.O) smartphone technology battle is questioning whether patents should cover software or most other industries at all."  Reuters 8:42 AM
  • "In wake of Apple v. Motorola, Judge Posner speaks: 'It's not clear that we really need patents in most industries'" The Verge 3:40 PM
  • "Apple and Samsung drop additional claims against each other ahead of U.S. trial" Foss Patents 7:21 AM
  • "Slide Wars: UK High Court Rules Against Apple On 'Slide To Unlock'" Forbes 8:53 AM
  • "Now Apple faces Siri court room showdown: Apple's protracted iPad trademark battle with Proview appears to have opened the floodgates to further legal attacks in China, with Siri now being targeted in a law suit which could cost Cupertino in excess of $60 million to resolve."  The Register 7:42 AM
  • "Apple's Siri hit with infringement lawsuit in China" CNET News 12:11 PM
  • "Apple Sued for Patent Infringement in China Over Siri" PC Magazine 12:11 PM
  • "Chinese company Zhizhen sues Apple over Siri-like patent" Electronista 8:01 PM
  • "After settling one case, Apple faces two more Chinese lawsuits" Los Angeles Times [Paid Membership Required] 9:24 PM
  • "Apple's Grip on Metal Chassis Supplies Leaves Ultrabook Makers Scrambling"  Wired 8:33 AM
  • "Reality check: Has the iPad turned PCs into trucks? It's looking that way..." Computerworld 9:39 AM
  • "Apple's popularity boosts Objective-C language past C++: Used for building iPad and iPhone apps, Objective-C takes over third place in Tiobe language survey, knocking C++ to fourth" InfoWorld 3:41 PM
  • "Index Shows iOS Programming Language Now In Top 3 As Mobile Development Booms" TechCrunch 7:59 PM
  • "Mac vs. PC gap: Narrowest since '90s/Ratio of Windows-based computers sold to Macs has tightened dramatically" CNN 3:52 PM
  • "The ratio of PCs to Macs has fallen, back to levels not seen since the 90s" TweakTown 7:19 AM
  • "Sandbox errors may temporarily break specific OS X application functions: A sudden lack of functionality in a program may be from a fault in the OS X sandboxing routines." MacFixIt 7:59 PM
  • "What to do when Messages beta is not functioning/My daily routine is fairly consistent: bike to a coffee shop, grab an americano, log on to the CNET CMS, open Messages, and begin story research. Today, Messages did not function properly." CNET Reviews 6:55 PM
  • "Kerio Workspace 2 review: Team tool Kerio Workspace returns, better looking than before and with a free version to whet the appetite" Macworld UK 11:54 AM
  • "Adobe InDesign CS6 Review" Mac|Life 12:12 PM
  • "Onde Audio good audio recorder, not-so-good audio editor" MacNews 9:18 AM
  • "Sharing a wireless keyboard and mouse" Macworld 7:59 PM
  • "Final Cut Pro X Tips and Tricks #5: July 5th" FCPXtv 8:30 AM
  • "Mac App Notes: QuickCursor; How Did I Live Without This Before?" Kirkville 8:32 AM
  • "Tips on How to Make Your Mac Clean, Tidy and Well-tuned" Mac Amour 9:12 AM
  • "iTunes Tips: Save iTunes Store Bookmarks, and Prevent Safari from Redirecting to the iTunes Store" Kirkville 9:19 AM
  • "Join The Mac Moral Minority And Use The Best Mac OS X Lion Tweaking Tool For Free" PixoBebo 7:03 AM
  • "The World's Most Popular Cleaning And Optimization Tool Is Free For Mac Users" BohemianBoomer 7:03 AM
  • "12 Easy Ways To Customize Mac OS X Lion With A Free Designer App" Mac 360 7:03 AM
  • "How A Very Cool Mac Painting App Compares With Painting On An iPad (it's no contest)" Mac 360 7:03 AM
  • "How To Use Your Mac And iSight Camera To Splatter Paint Like A Professional Painter Donkey Tail" McSolo 7:03 AM
  • "A Free Mac Notes App You Can Use And Forget About At The Same Time" TeraTalks 7:02 AM
  • "The Lion Sleeps (on My MacBook) Tonight" Low End Mac 2:46 PM
  • "Joe Kissell Takes Control of Upgrading to Mountain Lion" MacVoicesTV 2:38 PM
  • "Opinion: iWork'12 Could Be Released In A Matter Of Weeks" AppleBitch 9:12 AM
  • "Should You Pay For A Mac App That Once Was Free Even If It Does Nothing?" NoodleMac 7:05 AM
Press Releases
  • "World's First Cloud-Based Font Server Released by Insider Software" Insider Software 9:46 AM
  • "Glu Mobile's Frontline Commando Now Available on the Mac App Store" Business Wire 9:30 AM
  • "Cocktail 6: Mountain Lion ready, save 25% percent" FairerPlatform 2:37 PM
  • "Cocktail 6.0 (Mountain Lion Edition) has been released." Maintain 9:29 AM
  • "Katy Perry's Sweet Treats Available At Macgamestore" Inside Mac Games 9:19 AM
  • "Improved UI, Retina support in Lion Designer 3" FairerPlatform 7:01 AM
  • "XScreenSaver: Hundreds of Unix, Linux screensaver modules for your Mac" FairerPlatform 7:01 AM
General Interest/Potpourri
  • "Samsung seeks to cement lead over Apple: 10 million Galaxy S III units sold in pre-orders" MarketWatch 7:55 PM
  • "Sales pinch? 6 Apple stores for all of China: Apple has a remarkably meager store-to-customer ratio: 216M citizens per store: that could curb the technology giant's growth if it doesn't ramp up its mainland expansion."  CNET News 8:36 AM
  • "Digitimes Research: Non-Apple brand vendors unlikely to surpass Apple in ultra-thin battle in 2012"  DigiTimes 7:12 AM
  • "Apple Said to Select AutoNavi to Offer IPhone Maps in China" Bloomberg 7:20 AM
  • "Samsung Trumps Apple as Asia's Most Valued Brand" CNBC 8:57 AM
  • "Best Buy Tries on Apple's Sleek Look" [Paid Membership Required] 7:13 AM
  • "Canberra store looks to be in Apple's eyes: Apple is advertising for staff for its first retail store in Canberra leading to speculation the technology behemoth is about to launch a flagship shopfront in Civic or Belconnen." Melbourne Age 8:36 AM
  • "Apple-friendly lawyers snag domain" CNET News 8:36 AM
  • "Apple's Jobs tapped France 3615 for pre-internet ideas: The man who turned Apple into a web-connected empire of consumer gadgets drew some of his inspiration from a table-top box that wired French households to networked information way before the arrival of mass Internet, a French telecoms engineer says." Reuters 11:15 AM
  • "Apple's Jobs bought hospital Chancellor's house, qualified for transplant, claims" Macworld UK 8:42 AM
  • "Homage or hatchet job? 'Steve Jobs' screenwriter supercut" Fortune 8:35 AM
  • "Apple, Google remove Trojan spamming app from stores" CNET News 9:08 PM
  • "Report: Trojan Horse found in the iOS App Store" Macworld 2:59 PM
  • "Apple Pulls 'Find and Call' App Following Security Alert" The Mac Observer 2:38 PM
  • "Apple removes malware app that made its way into App Store" Los Angeles Times [Paid Membership Required] 6:56 PM
  • "Fifth Avenue Apple Store Recreated In Lego [Pics] Cult of Mac 8:58 AM
  • "Is This A Thing? A Business Man Carries iPad In His Pants Through Grand Central Station" TechCrunch 9:52 AM
Non-Apple News
  • "Samsung enters emergency mode over falling euro/Summary: South Korean electronics giant shifts into emergency mode first time since 2008 financial crisis, to cope with fallout from worsening eurozone economic crisis, report states." ZDNet 10:56 AM
  • "Perk wars: Facebook, Zynga, Google jockey for top talent" USA Today 10:45 AM
  • "Wii U likely to offer premium online service" TG Daily 10:39 AM
  • "FCC Documents Tip PlayStation 3 'Super Slim'" PC Magazine 10:17 AM
  • "Made in America: Tech and gadgets" MSNBC 10:14 AM
  • "Security swallows the CEO: CEO obsesses over presumed hackers, 'memory leaks,' and server room access -- at the expense of the IT team's productivity" InfoWorld 10:09 AM
  • "Motorola takes aim at business market with Atrix HD smartphone" V3 10:46 AM
  • "With explosion of consumer devices, IT finds greater need for network management tools" Computerworld 9:51 AM
  • "'Cool,' convenient wristbands contain computer flash drives: Keeping electronic memory handy" Boston Herald 9:40 AM
  • "Google turns algorithm on corporate education" ZDNet 10:55 AM
  • "Google to Shut Down iGoogle" Webmonkey 10:50 AM
  • "Google makes Opera bloggers an offer they can't refuse: Use Chrome/Google is warning Opera web browser users they must switch to Chrome in order to use, the search giant's blog-hosting service." The Register 10:41 AM
  • "Google Plans Button To Block Ads: Feature may put an end to ads that follow you across websites." InformationWeek 9:31 AM
  • "Malware May Knock Thousands Off Internet On Monday" Associated Press 9:26 AM
  • "Ransomware Threatens Victims With Police Reports for Child Pornography" IDG News Service 10:19 AM
  • "Cybercriminals Sniff Out Vulnerable Firms" [Paid Membership Required] 9:17 AM
  • "Tablets are (slowly) taking over for paper books and magazines, Gartner finds" BGR 9:36 AM
  • "If You Don't Perform A Check For This Computer Virus, You Could Get Kicked Off The Internet On Monday" Business Insider 8:49 AM
  • "Mozilla developer shows off Firefox OS lock screen" The Inquirer 8:35 AM
  • "Tablet Usage For TV Viewing Continues To Go Up" MacNews 9:18 AM
  • "Which Industries Could Apple Conquer Next? We'll Tell You On Our All-New CultCast" Cult of Mac 8:35 PM
  • "MacStories Interviews: Brett Terpstra" MacStories 3:40 PM
  • "7" iPad -the Only Thing to Talk about!" Your Mac Life 12:09 PM
  • "TUAW and MacTech interview: Karelia Software" TUAW 9:10 AM
  • "Apple Says it Has Fixed Server Bug Led to Crashing Apps" AllThingsD 8:02 PM
  • "Apple says it has fixed glitch that led to crashing apps" CNET News 8:35 PM
  • "Apple Fixes App-Updating Bug" WSJ Blogs 8:45 PM
  • "Apple Responds To And Fixes App Crashing Issues, DRM Software To Blame" TechCrunch 9:09 PM
  • "Apple: Crashing iOS apps problem resolved" GigaOM 8:44 PM
  • "Apple working on a fix for App Store snafu: Following reports of application updates crashing, Apple has a team looking into the problem." CNET Reviews 6:55 PM
  • "Did Apple Respond to App-Crashing Problem?" Mashable 6:57 PM
  • "Corrupt App Store binaries crashing on launch"  Marco Arment 7:06 AM
  • "More iPad Mini Rumors; Android ICS at 10 Percent; Patent Wars Continue" PC Magazine 8:53 AM
  • "Apple App Store Reportedly Pushes Corrupt Updates" PC Magazine 8:52 AM
  • "Recent iOS, Mac app crashes linked to botched FairPlay DRM" Ars Technica 10:47 AM
  • "'Apple is corrupting App Store downloads', warn angry devs" The Register 7:41 AM
  • "Apps crashing? Apple's App Store to blame, says developer" CNET News 8:36 AM
  • "Corrupt Apps Flood iOS App Store" Mashable 10:03 AM
  • "Competition of quad-core smartphones to heat up in 4Q12, say sources" ["Additionally, Apple is also expected to release its next-generation iPhone built on Samsung's Exynos 4 quad-core processor in the second half, heating up competition in the segment, commented the sources."] DigiTimes 4:02 PM
  • "Next iPhone To Feature Quad-Core Processor [Report] Redmond Pie 4:01 PM
  • "Next-Gen iPhone Display Leaked Again, 4-Inch Diagonally In Size, Utilizes In-Cell Technology [Image] Redmond Pie 10:24 AM
  • "Latest iPad has undergone revisions, says sources" ["The sources said the new iPad's battery is being revised, which will help prevent overheating issues and could possibly make the device slightly lighter and thinner than previously designed. However, no comments were offered as to why the lens is being enlarged."] DigiTimes 10:01 AM
  • "Rumors of a 7.85-inch iPad ramp up; Mass production Reportedly slated for September" Network World 7:06 AM
  • "iPad Mini: Apple's Suppliers Ramping Up Production?" WebProNews 8:49 AM
  • "Smaller-screened, non-retina 'iPad mini' expected before end of 2012: A 7-8 inch screen may be gracing Apple's tablet line by October." Ars Technica 10:08 AM
  • "7.85' iPad Mini to Use iPhone 3GS Screen Tech" DailyTech 12:50 PM
  • "Apple Could Soon Announce A Change To The iPad" CBS 7:20 AM
  • "7-inch iPad mini Release Date, Specs" Tapscape 7:21 AM
  • "iMacs May Be Next on Apple's Retina List" MacNewsWorld 9:10 AM
  • "Did your iPhone 'just stop working' - or did you drop it in your BEER? No more lying at the Genius Bar - Apple patents water detection" The Register 7:42 AM
  • "Apple Wins Patents for Advanced MacBook Keyboard, Creating Music Playlists & iOS Application Windowing" Patently Apple 2:36 PM
  • "Apple Granted Patent for Head-Mounted Computing Device" PC Magazine 8:37 AM
  • "Apple Patent Hints at Google Glass Competitor" Mashable 8:41 AM
Apple Patent Applications
  • "Apple Files Patents & Trademarks Covering a Camera Filter, iPhone Headset, Surround Panner, Flyover & Turn-by-Turn Logo" Patently Apple 7:40 AM
  • "Apple interested in dual-mode wireless, wired headset for iPhone" AppleInsider 9:41 AM
  • "Apple Sound Panner Patent Hints At Simplified Surround Sound System" MacNews 10:23 AM
  • "Apple Patent Is For Media Content Flocking" MacNews 10:38 AM
  • "Apple snags patent for water-damage detection" CNET News 9:41 AM
Price Trackers/Deals
  • "Plaster (Photography) For iPhone Is Temporarily Available For Free (Normally $0.99)" Apple Sliced 8:47 AM
  • "Spot The Differences -Select For iPhone and iPad Is Free Right Now (Previously $2.99)" Apple Sliced 8:47 AM
  • "Ace Striker For iPhone Is Free Today (Was $1.99)" Apple Sliced 8:47 AM
  • "MacBook Air Prices & Sales" MacPrices 7:21 AM
  • "iPad (2012) Prices & Sales" MacPrices 7:21 AM
  • "Apple iMac Buyer's Guide -21.5 Inch -Up To $250 Off Current Models" MacReviewZone 7:07 AM
  • "Closeout, Refurbished & Used Mac mini Buyer's Guide -Prices Start At $398" MacReviewZone 7:07 AM
  • "PadGadget Daily App Deal – 33 iPad Apps on Sale" PadGadget 10:49 AM

  • "15-inch MacBook Pro with Retina Display Review" Mac|Life 8:00 PM
  • "First Impressions: MacBook Pro with Retina Display" Kirkville 9:19 AM
  • "Orbotix Sphero" iLounge 3:41 PM
  • "Review: PowerSkin battery pack and protective case for iPhone" TUAW 9:20 AM
  • "Western Digital MyNet N900 Central review: A versatile competitor for Apple's Time Capsule" Macworld UK 9:20 AM
  • "Geneva Sound System Model XS offers big sound despite small size" Macworld 11:51 AM
  • "Kodak ESP 3.2 review: An affordable printer with good running costs for home users" Macworld UK 9:20 AM
  • "My New iPad 3rd Edition; A Simple, Step-by-Step User's Guide – 'Book Mystique Review" MacPrices 11:30 AM
  • "Review: Inside Apple by Adam Lashinsky" Apple Gazette 3:40 PM
iPad/iPhone/iPod touch Apps
  • "Chrome Review: Google's Chrome browser for iOS is well made and a pleasure to use, particularly if you're deeply entrenched in Google's ecosystem. But owing to a few unfortunate limitations—many of them outside of Google's control—it's tough to recommend that anyone rely on Chrome as their main iOS Web browser." Macworld 3:41 PM
  • "Chrome Review: How does Google's browser fare on iOS?" 148Apps 10:02 AM
  • "Ten Must-Have iPad And iPhones Apps For Small Business Owners [Feature] Cult of Mac 3:00 PM
  • "Cheddar is a focused, gorgeous and aggressively fast list app for iPhone and the web" The Next Web 6:56 PM
  • "Yardsale for iOS might be the quickest way to sell all of the stuff sitting around your house" The Next Web 1:08 PM
  • "Musical DNA: WhoSampled iPhone App Scours Tracks for Borrowed Riffs" Techland 10:44 AM
  • "Appidemic: Kingdom Rush for iPhone and iPod Touch" AppleTell 9:12 AM
  • "Veetle for iOS review: Streaming video sharing service proves a frustrating experience" Macworld UK 10:49 AM
  • "Qwak for iOS review: Guide a duck through level after level of fruit-filled mayhem" Macworld UK 9:19 AM
  • "'AXL: Full Boost' Review – A Well-done, Out of Control Racer" Touch Arcade 11:09 AM
  • "Ninja Ranch! Review: Hardly a ninja in sight but this is an enjoyable take on a popular logic puzzle format." 148Apps 5:28 PM
  • "Outwitters Review: Outwitters is a free-to-play turn-based strategy game from the creators of Tilt to Live." 148Apps 12:47 PM
  • "CSR Racing Review: Drag racing with prominent in-app purchases clouding the way." 148Apps 10:38 AM
  • "Gibs N Glory Review: Gibs N Glory is a game that combines the encroaching forces and soldier characters of Trenches with the physics gameplay of Angry Birds." 148Apps 9:12 AM
  • "Saving an image in Safari on iOS Tips" iLounge 12:50 PM
  • "Cassandra: Friday Review -The Weekend Arrives" eXtensions 7:56 PM
  • "Why The Rumored Quad-Core iPhone 5 Is A Bad Idea - HotHardware"  HotHardware 4:34 PM
  • "How Steve Jobs really felt about carriers and why they're still like Soviet ministries"  iDownload Blog 4:02 PM
  • "Apple's iPad Could Cannibalize MacBook Sales by 2017" Benzinga 3:50 PM
  • "If Apple And Samsung Made A Smartphone Together, This Is What It Would Look Like [Video] Redmond Pie 3:00 PM
  • "Google's 'Focus' A Nod to Steve Jobs' Advice?" Forbes 3:39 PM
  • "What if Steve Jobs Had Discovered the Higgs Boson?" Wired 1:08 PM
  • "Rotten Apple: Apple's lousy design patent lawsuits" ZDNet 9:28 PM
  • "How to fix the patent mess" OSNews 7:54 PM
  • "Judge Posner: Maybe There's No Reason For Software Patents" Forbes 4:45 PM
  • "Judge Posner argues against use of software patents" Electronista 12:47 PM
  • "Apple, Samsung Scale Back Infringement Claims Ahead of Trial" The Mac Observer 10:53 AM
  • "Judge who threw out Apple/Moto case calls patent litigants 'animals'" Ars Technica 10:45 AM
  • "John Dvorak blames Apple for his woefully off-base iPhone predictions -Shocker" Edible Apple 10:42 AM
  • "My Thoughts on Bill Gates' Recent Comments Regarding Tablets and Microsoft Surface" iSource 10:26 AM
  • "Would Apple iGlass Be Better Than Google's Glasses?" Gizmodo 10:25 AM
  • "The Macalope Daily: Rounding up" Macworld [Insider Content] 10:02 AM
  • "Is anyone besides me mad at Apple right now?" ITworld 8:56 AM
  • "Today Windows Only Outsells Apple Products Two To One" Cult of Mac 8:58 AM
  • "Apple Has Almost Completely Eliminated The Windows Platform Advantage" Business Insider 8:47 AM
  • "Editorial; Google Chrome For iOS Users Are Being Screwed" AppleBitch 8:30 AM
  • "HTC slides free of Apple's multi-touched embrace" The IPKat 7:41 AM
  • "If Apple Designed the Facebook Phone" TechEBlog 7:19 AM
  • "Apple loses two skirmishes in its patent war with HTC" Fortune 7:15 AM
  • "Apple's Rumored iPad Mini Sure Doesn't Sound Like Apple" ReadWriteWeb 3:48 PM
  • "iPad Mini Rumors Are Anti-Nexus 7 FUD: Rumors of a 7-inch iPad resurface, mere days after Google announces its own 7-inch tablet. Anyone care for a helping of fear, uncertainty, and doubt?" InformationWeek 11:17 AM
  • "Apple iPad Mini chatter: Why it matters" ZDNet 10:54 AM
  • "The Case For (and Against) a Smaller 'iPad Mini'" PCWorld 10:10 AM
  • "Would an iPad Mini Take a Bite Out of Apple?" TheStreet 10:02 AM
  • "Apple: WSJ Jumps On the iPad Mini Rumor Mill" Forbes 8:52 AM
  • "The 7-Inch iPad's Biggest Critic: Steve Jobs"  AllThingsD 8:35 AM
  • "Gruber Stokes The iPad Mini Rumor Fire" RazorianFly 8:32 AM
  • "Big media little iPad stories suggest Apple is cranking up the spin cycle" Register Hardware 7:42 AM
  • "Apple's iPad Mini 'In Production,' No Reason For an iPad 4?" CMS Wire 7:22 AM
  • "iPhone 5 vs iPad Mini – the ultraportable dynamic duo" iTWire 7:09 AM
  • "Did iPhone 'explode' in 17-year-old's pocket?"  CNET News 7:08 AM
  • "Moriarty Would BURN You...With An iPhone" AppleBitch 7:07 AM
  • "Amazon Said To Plan Smartphone To Vie With Apple" Bloomberg 9:22 PM
  • "Amazon is building a phone to compete with iOS and Android" 9 to 5 Google 9:17 PM
  • "How software-defined radio could revolutionize wireless: The Phi hopes to do for radio what Apple I did for computing—spark innovation." Ars Technica 9:10 PM
  • "Verizon: 'It's Our Constitutional Right to Throttle Your Web Content'" MacTrast 8:00 PM
  • "Quick Review: Verizon's Droid Incredible...isn't" 9 to 5 Google 7:57 PM
  • "Windows 8 will flop" BetaNews 7:55 PM
  • "Samsung Galaxy Nexus pulled from Google Play over patent litigation" Ars Technica 4:02 PM
  • "Do You Use Bing? Yeah, Me Neither." Forbes 3:02 PM
  • "Wanted: A Steve Jobs For Sustainability" Forbes 2:59 PM
  • "ACTA: it's time to rethink" ZDNet 10:56 AM
  • "BYOD: 10 reasons it won't work for your business" ZDNet 10:56 AM
  • "A Peek at Wii U" Wired 10:50 AM
  • "Battle of the sexes: Who's winning the social media war?" Washington Post [Free Registration Required] 10:48 AM
  • "We'll look back at 2012 as the year everything changed" V3 10:46 AM
  • "The Revolution Will Be Handheld: My daughter's world revolves around whatever small screen she happens to be holding in her hand." Salon 10:28 AM
  • "9 programming tools for maximizing HTML5" [Slideshow] InfoWorld 10:08 AM
  • "Seagate Backup Plus review: Save your social media data" Computerworld 9:50 AM
  • "Research in Motion Should Just Shut Up!" TheStreet 9:23 AM
  • "On Monday, the FBI will kill Internet access for thousands. Don't be one of them." Houston Chronicle 10:05 AM
  • "Malware may knock thousands off Internet on Monday; how to check whether you are vulnerable" Washington Post [Free Registration Required] 9:18 AM
  • "Nexus Q Teardown Reveals Heavy Base, Foreign Parts" PCWorld 10:19 AM
  • "Google's new mini-tablet shakes up the market and comes out on top" Boston Globe [Free Registration Required] 9:39 AM
  • "Getting Google-y On Valley View: Google I/O is the setting for this episode of Valley View. From a new public cloud offering to streaming media to Google Glass, there's plenty to talk about." InformationWeek 9:32 AM
  • "Google Gets in Amazon's Line of Fire to Beat Apple" TheStreet 9:10 AM
  • "Facebook's Biggest Problem: Mobile" TheStreet 9:09 AM
  • "Surviving your company's Steve Jobs wannabe" InfoWorld 10:09 AM
  • "Could PC gaming make a comeback?" Fortune 10:04 AM
  • "SwiftKey 3, Thumb Keyboard Review" AllThingsD 9:53 AM
  • "PCs are still doomed and their end will come quicker than you think"  BetaNews 8:59 AM
  • "Nexus Q Teardown" iFixit 8:32 AM
  • "Sprint May Not Be Apple But At Least It's Not RIM" Seeking Alpha 7:16 AM
Press Releases/Products/Public Relations
  • "Introducing 'Mikey Shorts', a Platformer Born on the TouchArcade Forums" Touch Arcade 7:59 PM
  • "Vegetables seek revenge in Corn Quest for iOS" AppleTell 7:55 PM
  • "Welcome to iMore 2.0" iMore 7:36 PM
  • "This Case Turns Your iPhone Into a Mac Pro Mini" Gizmodo 10:03 AM
  • "AppHero Raises $1.8 Million For App Recommendation Service Which Learns Your Interests From Facebook" TechCrunch 9:53 AM
  • "New Layout App for iPad Makes It Easy to Arrange Photos with a Swipe of Your Finger" PRWeb 9:36 AM
  • " for iOS allows for social discovery of new food at restaurants" It's All Tech 9:19 AM
  • "Turn your iPhone into a two-player games console with GameDock, now seeking Kickstarter funding" iMore 9:19 AM
  • "Dunno Helps You Be In The Know While On The Go" App Advice 8:56 AM
  • "Could This Be The Easiest Way To Open URLs In Chrome For iOS?" App Advice 8:56 AM
  • "Split-screen F1 viewing hits Sky Sports iPad app" T3 8:49 AM
  • "15 Vintage Video Games You Can Play on Your iPhone" [Slideshow] Mashable 8:40 AM
  • "RedSn0w 0.9.14b2 released with improved baseband downgrading" iDownload Blog 8:32 AM
  • "Remote Shutter Release Cord for iPhone / iPad" USBfever 7:11 AM
  • "Universal Tripod Buddy for Tablets / iPads" USBfever 7:11 AM
  • "Battlebow: Shoot the Demons - Now Available" prMac 5:08 PM
  • "Outwitters 1.0 for iOS - Asynchronous Multiplayer Strategy Game" prMac 12:48 PM
  • "Jump Dog vs. Angry Monsters 1.0 for iOS: A Next-Gen Cinematic Jumper" prMac 10:12 AM
  • "Digital Heaven Makes Final Cut Pro 7 eBook Available for Free" prMac 9:20 AM
  • "Monkey Prism releases New Zombie Word Game for iOS" prMac 8:52 AM
  • "Sneak Peak: Snake Returns and recaptures mobile devices" prMac 8:52 AM
  • "Motivation Words 1.0 released for iOS: Motivate Yourself and Feel Better" prMac 7:11 AM
  • "WaveLab crossgrade offer for Peak users" prMac 7:11 AM
  • "Zevrix Releases BatchOutput PDF: Automates Printing of PDF Files" prMac 7:10 AM
  • "Monster Robot Studios releases Bridge the Gap 2 for iPhone and iPad" prMac 7:10 AM
  • "Manage Blood Pressure Information Today with Smart Blood Pressure 1.0" prMac 7:10 AM
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  • "Hop into the Best Kid Friendly Arcade Thrill Ride on iOS with Bunny Run" prMac 7:10 AM
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  • "Contact Touch for iOS Released - An Intuitive Gesture Based Contact App" prMac 7:10 AM
  • "Baby Doesn't Count - Infant Math Dot Cards 2.0: Babies Learn Math on iOS" prMac 7:10 AM
Computer Industry
  • "Dell on a Quest to Branch Out From PCs: Sterne, Agee notes that up to 70% of Dell's business remained tied to PCs." Barron's 9:20 AM
  • "Windows 8 saves profiles to internet: The personal computer is about to get its biggest facelift, with software maker Microsoft about to release a radical new version of its popular operating system called Windows 8." Fairfax NZ News 10:29 AM
  • "Windows 8: Redmond, We Have a Problem" TheStreet 9:11 AM
  • "Developers face Windows 8 conundrum" ZDNet 10:56 AM
  • "FAQ: What you need to know about Microsoft's cheapest-ever Windows upgrade" Computerworld 10:09 AM
  • "Windows 8 test drive: How Metro won me over" ZDNet 10:55 AM
  • "Microsoft Moves from Followership to Leadership" Forbes 9:24 AM
  • "Microsoft has 'become the thing they despised'" ZDNet 10:54 AM
  • "Microsoft's Write-Down Isn't Just Virtual: Let's not call it a multi-billion-dollar blunder. Let's just say it resulted in a 'non-cash accounting charge.'" WSJ Blogs 11:08 AM
  • "HP's see-through screen proposals secure US patent" BBC 9:37 AM
  • "IBM's New Partnership in Tanzania" Zacks 9:21 AM
  • "Intel Says $1.33 Million Fine Based On 'Utterly Hopeless' Case" Bloomberg 9:19 AM
  • "AMD: Sterne Agee Says Hold on Weak Q3 PCs, Williams Defends" Barron's 11:05 AM
  • "Cisco Changes Privacy Policy in Cloud Connect Service" eWeek 9:59 AM
  • "Cisco Backpedals from Creepy Privacy Position on Linksys Upgrade" AllThingsD 9:20 AM
  • "IT offshoring: Romney vs. Obama/A look at what will each candidate could do about IT offshore outsourcing" Computerworld 9:51 AM
  • "New technologies spread arrival of robots into our lives" USA Today 10:45 AM
  • "Apple's Grip on Metal Chassis Supplies Leaves Ultrabook Makers Scrambling" Wired 10:50 AM
  • "Want a job in tech? Don't move to Arkansas" ZDNet 10:53 AM
Finances (Click heading for current Apple Stock price.)
Apple News
  • "CNBC's Fast Money: iPad Mini Should Drive Apple to $1001: Top Analyst" CNBC 2:59 PM
  • "iPad Mini Should Drive Apple to $1001: Top Analyst" [Video Report] CNBC 3:00 PM
  • "The Apple slingshot, revisited: The hedge funds' favorite short closes above $600 for the first time since April" Fortune 4:45 PM
  • "Apple's Consolidation Provides a Good Buying Opportunity" The Motley Fool 2:59 PM
  • "Best of StockTwits: Major love for iPad Mini rumors" CNNMoney 3:00 PM
  • "Apple Earnings? Don't Ask The Pros - Look In The Rear View Mirror" Seeking Alpha 10:02 AM
  • "'iPad mini' may give Apple larger market opportunity than current iPad" AppleInsider 10:02 AM
  • "Beware Apple's Concentration And Margin Risk" Seeking Alpha 11:08 AM
  • "Why Apple Bulls Annoy Bears, and Apple Bears Upset Bulls" TheStreet 9:12 AM
  • "Yelp rises on reports of integration with Apple maps" Reuters 11:16 AM
Industry News
  • "Techs stay red despite Netflix, Yelp gains: Cisco, semis lead sector down by closing bell; Apple, Google rise" MarketWatch 4:35 PM
  • "U.S. stocks slip on services data, rate cuts: Central-bank moves a reminder of global economy's ills" MarketWatch 4:35 PM
  • "Stocks Slip as Traders Eye Central Banks, Data" FOXBusiness 4:35 PM
  • "Stocks Drop, Hurt by Worries Over U.S. and European Economies" TheStreet 4:35 PM
  • "Stocks trim early losses, end mixed" CNNMoney 4:35 PM
  • "S&P Win Streak Snapped: Investors found little to cheer in actions by central banks taken to address broad economic weakness, and the S&P 500 slumped despite emerging signs of optimism from U.S. jobs market." [Paid Membership Required] 4:37 PM
  • "Asian Stocks Snap 6-Day Gain European Economic Slowdown Concerns" Bloomberg 9:18 AM
  • "Asia Markets: Asia stocks mostly down; Shanghai shares tumble" MarketWatch 9:12 AM
  • "European Stocks Fall as Draghi Sees Economic Risks; Banks Slide" Bloomberg 11:01 AM
  • "Europe Markets Slip" [Paid Membership Required] 9:17 AM
  • "Europe Markets: Central bank action fails to cheer Europe stocks/ECB and China to implement cuts, BOE boosts quantitative easing" MarketWatch 11:01 AM
  • "Most active Nasdaq-traded stocks: Nasdaq's 10 most active stocks at 1 p.m." Associated Press 12:49 PM
  • "Midday Glance: Computer companies/Computer companies shares mixed at 1 p.m." Associated Press 12:49 PM

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