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MacSurfer's Archive: Monday, July 9, 2012


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Tuesday Highlights: Apple, Ireland reach agreement on back taxes, appeal with EU to be heard in Fall—more in our Apple/Macintosh section; Deutsche Bank sends "brutal" analysis of Apple's HomePod, believes mistakes "will cost it a huge new market"; ex VP of Samsung now with Apple as company hopes to gain traction in Samsung's home market; early adopters of iPhone X seem to love all aspects of the phone save Siri; a couple new advertisements from Apple highlight iPad support for Apple Pencil; now you can allow Amazon to deliver packages right to your car; DigiTimes reporting Apple seeks OLED price cuts for iPhones, and Rosenblatt Securities analysis predict a $200 price drop in 2018 Fall LCD iPhones; iMore takes an Apple Watch and Suunto GPS watch for a backcountry run; Aaron Ho compares 8 Qi chargers for new iPhones.

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  • "iPad Mini: is it just wishful thinking? If Apple comes up with a smaller iPad later this year, it will be a killer product"  The Guardian 8:00 AM
  • "Did Tim Cook pay $60M iPad settlement out of own pocket?"  ZDNet 2:37 PM
  • "Apple's withdrawal from 'green' certification program surprises purchasers" Silicon Valley 6:40 PM
  • "Apple Primed for Surge on Revamped Hardware Lines" The Motley Fool 2:39 PM
  • "Exclusive: Microsoft's Ballmer Throws Down Gauntlet Against Apple" ["'We are trying to make absolutely clear we are not going to leave any space uncovered to Apple,' said an exuberant Ballmer in a 30-minute interview after addressing some 16,000 partners at the company's annual Worldwide Partner Conference in Toronto. 'We are not. No space uncovered that is Apple's."]  CRN 9:17 PM
  • "Microsoft vows hardware fight with Apple: Microsoft's CEO did not mince words when asked about how he is going to take on Apple in the coming years, according to a CRN interview." CNET News 9:38 PM
  • "Samsung Wins U.K. Apple Ruling Over 'Not As Cool' Galaxy Tab"  Bloomberg 7:58 AM
  • "Samsung wins court case against Apple because it's 'not as cool'" Reuters 10:10 AM
  • "Samsung tablet not 'cool' says UK judge" BBC 10:24 AM
  • "UK Judge says Galaxy Tab does not infringe on the iPad, design 'not as cool'" The Verge 8:21 AM
  • "High Court rules Samsung Galaxy Tab design does not infringe Apple iPad" V3 8:58 AM
  • "Apple loses British lawsuit over Samsung Galaxy Tab" AFP 9:24 AM
  • "Galaxy Tab doesn't copy Apple designs, U.K. court rules" CNET News 10:05 AM
  • "Apple Loses, Nexus Ban Lifted" Zacks 9:24 AM
  • "How the iPad helps scientists do their jobs: Tablet changes the way they design experiments, record results, and read journals."  Macworld 9:12 AM
  • "Apple releases OS X Mountain Lion Golden Master to Developers, Xcode 4.4" 9 to 5 Mac 4:34 PM
  • "Apple gives developers fully-baked Mountain Lion" CNET News 6:02 PM
  • "Apple Seeds Golden Master of OS X Mountain Lion to Developers" MacRumors 6:02 PM
  • "Mountain Lion GM download link - Mountain Lion GM now available" BGR 5:19 PM
  • "Apple Releases Gold Master Build Of Mac OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion To Developers" AppleBitch 5:19 PM
  • "Apple Delivers OS X Mountain Lion Golden Master" Tapscape 7:21 PM
  • "Apple unveils tightened Mountain Lion requirements: Learn if your Mac can tame Cupertino's next big cat" The Register 8:10 PM
  • "Mac App Store will restrict Mountain Lion downloads: Mac App Store will assess your Mac's suitability for the new operating system before it lets you download, and pay, for it" Macworld UK 8:25 AM
  • "Apple Won't Let You Download Mountain Lion If Your Mac Doesn't Meet These Requirements" Business Insider 8:42 AM
  • "Mac App Store Won't Let You Download OS X Mountain Lion If Your Mac Can't Handle It [Rumor] Cult of Mac 8:49 AM
  • "iOS 6 code points to integration of Apple Maps on Intel-based Macs" 9 to 5 Mac 9:58 AM
  • "Apple Maps OS X -- Maps coming to iMacs and MacBooks" BGR 2:53 PM
  • "Options for display sleep on MacBooks: Apple supports several options to sleep displays, but these will depend on the system." MacFixIt 7:20 PM
  • "Aperture 3.3 embraces Retina display and iPhoto" Macworld 8:45 AM
  • "Adobe Dreamweaver CS6 Review" Mac|Life 9:11 AM
  • "Preparing Your Mac for Mountain Lion" Mactuts+ 3:45 PM
  • "Prevent accidental app closures with CommandQ" Macworld 9:51 AM
  • "Trello Offers Compelling Collaboration Tool" TidBITS 4:33 PM
  • "Finding Lost and Miscategorized Items in iTunes" iLounge 4:01 PM
  • "Terminal 101: Setting Up and Running Disk Maintenance" Mac|Life 3:43 PM
  • "Purge Memory To Run More Apps At Once On Your Mac [OS X Tips] Cult of Mac 8:49 AM
  • "Fine-tune volume and brightness in OS X" Macworld 9:25 AM
  • "MacMost Now 732: Printing Lists of Contacts" MacMost 2:26 PM
  • "Take a Stand/Apple Mail: Delete Mail Older Than..." MacNews Blog 7:58 AM
  • "Helicon Focus creates sharp focus throughout your images" Layers Magazine 9:25 AM
  • "View Keynote Presentation Files Without Keynote Installed Using Preview in OS X" OS X Daily 3:47 PM
  • "Run iOS Simulator Without Launching Xcode By Using an Alias" OS X Daily 3:06 PM
  • "Eject disk images when Finder sidebar is not visible" Mac OS X Hints 9:57 AM
  • "Review: The Best Mac DVR App (or, why is TV so expensive for Mac users?)" BohemianBoomer 8:06 AM
  • "Yet Another Free Mac Color Picker To Add To Your Collection" McSolo 8:05 AM
  • "Use A Mac App To Turn Your Favorite Online News Sites Into A Personal Newspaper" TeraTalks 8:07 AM
  • "Free: 2 Mac Money Management Apps To Handle Personal Finances" Mac 360 8:06 AM
  • "Mac Photographers Rejoice: There's A Big, Mean Folder Machine To Organize Photos" NoodleMac 8:06 AM
  • "The Top 3 Mac Tinkering, Tweaking, Customizing, Optimizing Tools (all are free)" PixoBebo 8:05 AM
  • "Is it time for developers, designers target the Retina display?" ZDNet 2:38 PM
  • "Editorial: Apple Maps With iCloud And Mac Integration" AppleBitch 2:34 PM
  • "The Strange Case Of The Free Mac Scheduling App" Mac 360 8:06 AM
Press Releases
  • "Keyboard Maestro 5.3.1" TidBITS 3:05 PM
  • "24U Software releases 24U SimpleFile Plug-In 2.0 for FileMaker Pro 12" prMac 8:10 AM
General Interest/Potpourri
  • "iPhone Coding Language Now World's Third Most Popular" Wired Magazine 6:09 PM
  • "Apple Could Announce New iPhone, New iPad & New Apple TV At 'Crowded' Event This Fall [Report] Cult of Mac 3:42 PM
  • "Analyst: Apple to Announce New Apple TV, iPhone and iPad Mini at Fall Event?" iSmashPhone 3:47 PM
  • "Apple targets sites selling access to iOS 6 beta, report says: According to a new report, sites that allowed users to buy iOS 6 beta access were hit by DMCA takedowns by Apple." CNET News 8:11 AM
  • "Apple summons legal eagles to hunt down sites which sell iOS beta access" UberGizmo 8:56 AM
  • "Apple Shuts Down Sites Selling Access to iOS Betas" The Mac Observer 4:07 PM
  • "Apple takes iTunes to Asia: Nine years after the US version opened its doors, the iTunes platform has made its way to Asia." CNET News 8:11 AM
  • "Apple removes negative app reviews caused by update crashing bug: Apple has been taking action to help developers affected by last week's DRM error" Macworld UK 8:26 AM
  • "Author: Microsoft leadership lost to Apple, Facebook" [Video Report] CBS News 9:04 AM
  • "Global 500/Our annual ranking of the world's largest corporations: 55. Apple" Fortune 9:27 AM
  • "Mac or PC? There's a Camp For That" Wired 2:36 PM
  • "Former Apple Hardware guru leads the charge at Square" 9 to 5 Mac 9:55 AM
  • "Uncut Steve Jobs interview from 'Triumph of the Nerds' now available on iTunes" Network World 8:05 AM
  • "Samsung To Offer Windows And Android Tablets To Compete With Apple" Seeking Alpha 8:16 AM
  • "Apple's Wozniak speaks about Microsoft and Surface (video)" Macworld UK 8:28 AM
  • "Steve Wozniak: Microsoft's Surface Tablet Is Like Something Steve Jobs Would've Built" Business Insider 2:52 PM
  • "Ex-Apple Engineer Reveals Five Things You Can Do To Get Your iOS App Noticed By Apple" Cult of Mac 10:46 AM
  • "New Galaxy S III Commercials Show That The iPhone Can't Do Everything" Business Insider 8:36 AM
  • "Ascension Parish schools expand iPad use: The Ascension Parish school system could become 1 of the first districts in the state to hand a personal computing device to each of its middle and high school students." Associated Press 8:20 AM
  • "Chinese Kids Gets An Apple Logo Haircut" M.I.C. Gadget 10:35 AM
Non-Apple News
  • "CSI image enhancement: Researchers use an algorithm to reveal hidden image features." Ars Technica 6:40 PM
  • "Father of Australian Internet Warns of Address Crunch" Wired 12:40 PM
  • "MIT debuts 'Mosh', the new approach to mobile Internet protocols" Network World 12:22 PM
  • "Cleansing Your Digital Shadow: A Nearly Impossible Task" ITworld 12:00 PM
  • "New Timbuk2 Power Bags Will Charge Any USB Device on the Go" PCWorld 11:59 AM
  • "Scientists Demo Thought-Controlled Robots" PC Magazine 11:57 AM
  • "Ex-Nokia engineers choose MeeGo OS over Windows Phone for start-up venture" V3 12:35 PM
  • "The King of CES picks a tech-heavy Exec Dream Team" Fortune 11:34 AM
  • "Samsung Galaxy S III Exploded, But After Microwave Incident" eWeek 11:07 AM
  • "Third-generation ultrabooks to features 3D, sensors and HD quality interfaces" DigiTimes 11:04 AM
  • "Fujitsu Unveils New Tablet Hybrids, Preps For Windows 8" CRN 10:37 AM
  • "Google Open Sources Coding Kit That Lives Online" Wired Magazine 12:39 PM
  • "Google plants rainbow flag in anti-gay countries" The Register 12:25 PM
  • "Report: Next Kindle Fire will have camera, sharper display" Mashable 10:36 AM
  • "Having trouble getting online? Malware deadline could affect thousands" Associated Press 10:34 AM
  • "Broadband speeds outpacing demand" Boston Globe [Free Registration Required] 10:29 AM
  • "Nokia Lumia phones to expand to Verizon" CNET News 10:03 AM
  • "Nokia Designers Hope Color, Simplicity Can Woo Back Customers" Forbes 9:54 AM
  • "Samsung Joins the Field for the Fall Windows Tablet Race" AllThingsD 9:54 AM
  • "BlackBerry customers devise back-up plans in case RIM goes out of business" Washington Post [Free Registration Required] 9:42 AM
  • "As TVs struggle, new Panasonic chief prepares thorough review" Reuters 10:09 AM
  • "Lenovo Prepares First Hybrid Notebook-Tablet for Market" Patent Bolt 11:46 AM
  • "Amazon Kindle phone strategy: HTC killer, not an iPhone killer" BGR 10:46 AM
  • "Americans' smartphone attachment altering our behaviors, emotions" MacNews 9:24 AM
  • "Education Workflows with Fraser Speirs" 5by5 9:55 AM
  • "The Apple Haters are at it again with their boycotts. Are other companies held up to the same, ridiculous, high standards that Apple is held to?" The MT Show 8:01 AM
  • "China's smartphone market grows 164%, Apple's iOS takes 17.3% share" AppleInsider 7:21 PM
  • "Apple Could Sell 4 Million To 6 Million iPad Minis This Year" Business Insider 9:25 AM
  • "Apple seen selling up to 6 million 'iPad minis' this holiday" AppleInsider 9:07 AM
  • "Apple to upgrade third-generation iPad to solve overheating" ITProPortal 8:00 AM
  • "Apple patches iOS 6 App Store bug that leaked upcoming app updates" 9 to 5 Mac 6:08 PM
  • "iOS 6 Beta 3 release rumor: Coming to iPhone, iPad, iPod touch today" BGR 10:46 AM
  • "iPad Mini: Production starts Sept in Brazil, thin as iPod touch?" iTWire 7:59 AM
  • "'iPad mini' production already under way, ramp up reportedly due in September" BGR 9:24 AM
  • "Apple concerned about mobile payment security" Macworld UK 8:28 AM
  • "Sales at Apple's Taiwanese suppliers fell 13% in June" Fortune 9:44 AM
  • "A Lousy June For Apple's Component Suppliers" AllThingsD 11:18 AM
  • "iPad 2 Stealing New iPad Sales?, iPhone Nearly One-Third of Smartphone Market, and More" Low End Mac 8:45 PM
Price Trackers/Deals
  • "FreezePaint For iPhone Is Temporarily Available For Free (Normally $0.99)" Apple Sliced 8:55 AM
  • "Infinite Sky For iPhone Is Free Right Now (Previously $1.99)" Apple Sliced 8:55 AM
  • "Mind Card -Full Version For iPhone Is Free Today (Was $0.99)" Apple Sliced 8:55 AM
  • "MacBook Air Prices & Sales" MacPrices 8:02 AM
  • "iPad (2012) Prices & Sales" MacPrices 8:02 AM
  • "Apple MacBook Pro Buyer's Guide -17 Inch Models -Up to $450 Off -Prices, Reviews And Information" MacReviewZone 8:03 AM
  • "Apple MacBook Air Buyer's Guide -Up To $540 Off -Models, Prices And Information" MacReviewZone 8:02 AM
  • "Refurbished & Used iMac Buyer's Guide -Prices Start From $169" MacReviewZone 7:58 AM
  • "Best Selling Mac Scanners -From $105 To $496 -Prices, Reviews And Information" MacReviewZone 8:45 AM

  • "Video Review: The HiShop Kiki Mong Case for iPhone 4/4s" Run Around Tech 9:54 AM
  • "Tomb Raider: Underworld for Mac is challenging yet dated" Macworld 10:17 AM
iPad/iPhone/iPod touch Apps
  • "Running with iOS: Strava Run vs. RunKeeper vs. Nike+" Ars Technica 11:50 AM
  • "Stop Motion Studio: Excellent App for Making Animations for iOS Devices" eXtensions 12:19 PM
  • "Negro Leagues Baseball Museum Review: App offers a solid historical overview that could have been augmented with more multimedia" Macworld 3:06 PM
  • "Appidemic: Futulele for iPad" AppleTell 9:25 AM
  • "Slingshot Racing Review" Mac|Life 11:50 AM
  • "'Swift Stitch' Review - The Fine Art of Letting Go" Touch Arcade 9:54 AM
  • "DancePad Review: DancePad may be big rhythm game for a mobile platform." 148Apps 5:16 PM
  • "Dropimals Review: Stack animals as high as possible all the way to the rainbow." 148Apps 2:58 PM
  • "Luke the Liftboy Review: A soccer themed time management game that Ukranian and Polish bellboys can now relate to." 148Apps 2:58 PM
  • "Astronaut Spacewalk Review: It's most certainly not for everyone but Astronaut Spacewalk can be nice relaxing sim for someone with an open mind." 148Apps 2:58 PM
  • "Chasing Yello Review: Chasind Yello is a causal endless swim for humans and a goldfish's worst nightmare" 148Apps 11:14 AM
  • "Hasta La Muerte Review: Hasta La Meurte looks good, but suffers from serious technical difficulties." 148Apps 11:14 AM
  • "Heroes in Time Review: Sure the controls sometimes get in the way and many of the mechanics are fairly 'standard' at this point, but Heroes in Time is actually a decent RPG with an unexpectedly interesting story." 148Apps 11:14 AM
  • "Moleheart Review: Moleheart won't win over anyone with a distaste for defense games, but it's bound to please genre fans." 148Apps 9:43 AM
  • "The power of two: Use your iPad or iPhone as a mobile file server/Getting access to the filesystem on an iOS device is just an app download away." Ars Technica 10:16 AM
  • "How to add a built-in wireless charging circuit to the iPhone 4S" ZDNet 2:36 PM
  • "Make A DIY Website Login Autofill On The iPhone [iOS Tips] Cult of Mac 2:56 PM
  • "Video: Simple iPad Tips and Tricks" Techland 2:34 PM
  • "The Dramatic Decline of the PC and How to Play It" The Motley Fool 6:40 PM
  • "Why Apple needs a more worldly phone soon" GigaOM 5:15 PM
  • "Is Apple Already Manufacturing its Seven-Inch iPad?" Benzinga 5:19 PM
  • "The iPad Mini's Pesky Pricing Predicament" MacNewsWorld 3:58 PM
  • "Mobile GPS tracking: Future smartphone may predict where you are going" BGR 2:54 PM
  • "iPad Mini Sees Tepid Demand : Poll" TheStreet 11:09 AM
  • "The Creator of Heaven and Apple" TheStreet 10:24 AM
  • "The Macalope Daily: Horses versus unicorns: which should you buy?" Macworld [Insider Content] 9:57 AM
  • "Coverage of Significant Apple Moves" kickingbear 9:56 AM
  • "Apple's Fall Event Could Be 'Crowded' With Lots Of New Products" App Advice 9:54 AM
  • "It's Time for New Industry Innovations"  Tech.pinions 9:23 AM
  • "Judge: Samsung Products Not Cool Enough to Infringe on Apple" Minyanville 3:55 PM
  • "UK judge says Samsung tablet not 'cool' enough to be mistaken for iPad" AppleInsider 9:07 AM
  • "Samsung Galaxy Tab Isn't as 'Cool' as the iPad, Says Judge" Mashable 8:48 AM
  • "Judge: Samsung's Galaxy Tab Isn't Cool Enough To Be Confused With iPad" Business Insider 8:43 AM
  • "Retina MacBook Pro Benchmarked, Tops Mac Pro" Tapscape 8:04 AM
  • "24 Million iPads Sold Last Quarter, Says Analyst" Tapscape 8:04 AM
  • "Did Apple kill the adverb?" ZDNet 7:59 AM
  • "Why a 7.8-inch iPad won't require sandpaper" The Verge 8:23 AM
  • "iPad mini: Apple's super-slim Amazon Kindle killer"  Computerworld 8:02 AM
  • "I'll believe the iPad Mini when Apple throws a launch event" ZDNet 7:58 AM
  • "Windows 7 vs. Ubuntu 12.04 on a 2005 ThinkPad" Low End Mac 8:45 PM
  • "12 Weird, Bizarre, Unlikely Gadgets You Strap to Your Back" Wired 12:40 PM
  • "The Many Problems with an Amazon Smartphone" Techland 12:28 PM
  • "Plan or pre-pay? Mobile phone contracts aren't easy decisions." Stuff: New Zealand 12:09 PM
  • "Cloud computing moves from fad to foundation" InfoWorld 11:41 AM
  • "10 crazy IT security tricks that actually work" InfoWorld 11:40 AM
  • "FixMeStick gets a virus-infected PC up and running again" Houston Chronicle 11:39 AM
  • "Is 'Post-PC' a mobile tech slogan, or the new reality?" The Globe and Mail [Free Registration Required] 11:36 AM
  • "Canada's vanishing tech sector" The Globe and Mail [Free Registration Required] 11:35 AM
  • "The death of cash: Tech giants - and startups like Square - want you to use your phone to pay for everything from gum to train rides. Here's how they plan to achieve cash-free nirvana." Fortune 11:33 AM
  • "Dell Inspiron 14z Ultrabook Review" HotHardware 10:44 AM
  • "How the SF Giants Perfected BYOD and Their Game: San Francisco Giants CIO Bill Schlough and AT&T work hard so you can BYOD to the ball park. Watch our 12 minute mini-documentary of Matt Cain's perfect game and the story it inspired of how technology is changing the game of baseball." InformationWeek 10:11 AM
  • "What's Next In SEO For SMBs: 6 Predictions/The rules of the search engine optimization game will continue to change. If you haven't added Google+ to your social circle, you're not prepared." InformationWeek 10:11 AM
  • "What developers like about Android 4.1 'Jelly Bean'" InfoWorld 11:40 AM
  • "Google's Napoleonic Moment" Forbes 9:52 AM
  • "DNSChanger Malware: What's Next?" PCWorld 11:59 AM
  • "Hit with DNS Changer shutdown? Here's what to do" Washington Post [Free Registration Required] 9:42 AM
  • "Samsung's Galaxy S III Ads Show Phone's Strengths (And the Weakness of Those Strengths)" AllThingsD 9:38 AM
  • "Patent War is Over (if you want it)." The Joy of Tech [cartoon] 8:05 AM
Press Releases/Products/Public Relations
  • "Spy Vs Spy For iOS Is Officially Announced, And Is Coming Soon To The App Store" App Advice 8:09 PM
  • "EA Posts Screenshots of FIFA 13 for iOS [Images] iClarified 3:58 PM
  • "Hands-on Developer Video of 'Jet Car Stunts' for iPad" Touch Arcade 3:01 PM
  • "'MapleStory Live' Hits The App Store" Touch Arcade 3:00 PM
  • "Is This The Greatest Apple II Display Graphic Of All-Time? [Image] Cult of Mac 2:56 PM
  • "Bluebeam announces new Revu for iPad App" Architosh 2:32 PM
  • "Architectural Record CEU App for iOS" Architosh 12:19 PM
  • "Where's My Perry?', Sequel To 'Where's My Water?' Hits Number One On iOS App Store" AppleBitch 12:18 PM
  • "Fieldrunners 2 Delayed... But, Will Release Next Week!" 148Apps 11:14 AM
  • "Ice Age Village Gets Continental Drift Update" 148Apps 11:13 AM
  • "Commemorate Baseball History With the Negro Leagues Baseball Museum App for iPad" 148Apps 11:13 AM
  • "StarHub Rolls Out Faster Grid Amid Singapore IPhone Craze" Bloomberg 10:34 AM
  • "The MUG Event Calendar for the Week of July 9: Prosoft Engineering, Autriv Development and Ohanaware" The MUG Center 10:23 AM
  • "Details of major Twitter iPhone app update leak" Los Angeles Times [Paid Membership Required] 10:37 AM
  • "Twitter's latest iOS app update should be appealing to power users" VentureBeat 10:17 AM
  • "50x 'Microscope' Accessory For iPhone 4/S" Cult of Mac 10:15 AM
  • "Looking for a ride? App connects drivers and passengers" Reuters 10:11 AM
  • "Keeping daughters off the pole made much harder with Pole Dancer Pro app rated at 12+ years" 9 to 5 Mac 9:55 AM
  • "Winter Is Coming: Prepare With These 'Game Of Thrones' iPhone Cases" Business Insider 9:49 AM
  • "Minimalistic weather app does a few things very well" TUAW 9:43 AM
  • "The New iPad AirHolder Mount Lets You Use Your iPad Anywhere" PadGadget 9:05 AM
  • "'Alien Sky' Alienates A Once-Boring Sky" RazorianFly 8:57 AM
  • "Rovio reportedly working on Angry Birds sequel, 'Angry Pigs'" BGR 2:53 PM
  • "Rovio's Follow-Up To Angry Birds To See Players Play From The Pig's Perspective" RazorianFly 8:57 AM
  • "Get your very own Boycott Apple T-Shirt from Cruzerlite to show how you Really Feel" AndroidSPIN 8:57 AM
  • "TED Books launches iOS store, with subscriptions" paidContent 8:31 AM
  • "The Cool Dog App for iPhone and iPad is Pawsitively a-MAZE-ing" prMac 9:09 AM
  • "Cartoon ABC for iOS - Your Child's First Step to Reading" prMac 8:10 AM
  • "Theodolite Augmented Reality Nav App Adds Movie Recording in Version 3.0" prMac 8:10 AM
  • "Jumble Bugs Book One: Bloomie and the Birthday Blunder for iPad" prMac 8:10 AM
  • "Jawzle - World Jigsaw Puzzle Free Edition is Now Available" prMac 8:10 AM
  • "Budget Balance 1.0 released for iOS - Keep Budget in Control" prMac 8:10 AM
  • "Billboard Hot 100 Music Videos Now Available on iPhone and iPad" prMac 8:10 AM
  • "iXcuseme Is A Fun Way To End Unwanted Phone Calls" prMac 8:10 AM
  • "Last Time app: a missing event tracker in the App Store" prMac 8:10 AM
  • "Get ready for a major update to Twitter's iOS app" Appolicious 8:12 AM
  • "Twitter for iPhone 4.3 causes speculation" Stemmings 2:29 PM
  • "Rumor: Twitter For iOS Getting A Big Update" AppleBitch 8:05 AM
Computer Industry
  • "Dell Just Bought Quest...Who Is HP Going To Buy Next?" The Motley Fool 9:45 AM
  • "HP: The Parts Are Worth More Than The Whole" Seeking Alpha 9:47 AM
  • "HP's faster-than-flash memristor at least TWO years away" The Register 12:25 PM
  • "HP Partners Frustrated With Slow Pace Of Autonomy Rollout" CRN 10:37 AM
  • "HP unveils business models in all-in-one PC update" V3 12:36 PM
  • "Hands On: HP Compaq Elite 8300 All-in-One Desktop/HP aims to deliver big power in tight spaces with its newest all-in-one PC" PC Magazine 11:58 AM
  • "Photos: HP rolls out all-in-one for business" ZDNet 12:44 PM
  • "Sharp, Dell Settle Price-Fixing Case for $198.5 Million" PC Magazine 11:56 AM
  • "Sharp to pay $198.5 million to Dell, two others to settle TFT case" Reuters 9:46 AM
  • "Sharp will pay US$198.5 million to settle Dell price-fixing lawsuit: The company has yet to determine how the settlement will weigh on its quarterly financial results" IDG News Service 12:01 PM
  • "Microsoft should be broken up, Vanity Fair writer says" CNET News 10:02 AM
  • "Microsoft to buy display maker Perceptive Pixel" Reuters 1:23 PM
  • "Microsoft Will Buy Perceptive Pixel For Large Touch Display" Bloomberg 1:23 PM
  • "Microsoft buys multitouch display maker Perceptive Pixel" ZDNet 12:44 PM
  • "Microsoft Scoops Up Perceptive Pixel, the Start-Up Launched by Multitouch Pioneer Jeff Han" AllThingsD 1:23 PM
  • "Interview: Multitouch Pioneer Jeff Han on Why He Sold His Company to Microsoft" AllThingsD 1:13 PM
  • "Microsoft acquires multitouch company Perceptive Pixel" The Verge 3:00 PM
  • "A PC on every wall? Why Microsoft is buying Perceptive Pixel" GeekWire 2:59 PM
  • "Microsoft Surface chassis suffers low yields" DigiTimes 11:04 AM
  • "Microsoft's Surface tablet suffers from low yields, report says" CNET News 10:03 AM
  • "Microsoft plans to sell 'a few million' Surface PCs in the coming year" ZDNet 12:43 PM
  • "Microsoft may release Office 2013 public preview today: Ballmer, top Office exec will kick off WPC with keynote at 9 a.m. ET" Computerworld 10:40 AM
  • "Windows 8 goes to manufacturers in August, will ship in October" IDG News Service 10:39 AM
  • "Windows 8 to arrive in late October, Microsoft says" CNET Reviews 10:02 AM
  • "It's official: Windows 8 to be generally available in late October" ZDNet 9:51 AM
  • "Windows 8 Speed: It's Not About the Benchmarks" Techland 12:27 PM
  • "Microsoft quietly bangs Bing's big bucks drum: Microsoft has created an angel investment fund for startups using its search and ads platform." The Register 12:25 PM
  • "Microsoft To Let Partners Handle Office 365 Subscription Billing" CRN 10:37 AM
  • "Microsoft tries to sweeten Office 365 deal for partners: The Office 365 Open Program aims to make the software easier to sell and more profitable for partners" IDG News Service 11:41 AM
  • "Video and Q&A: A closer look at Microsoft's Xbox SmartGlass" Seattle Times 12:06 PM
  • "Google demands $4 million in Oracle fees" TG Daily 12:23 PM
  • "The IBM PS/2: 25 Years of PC History/Here's a fond look back at the Personal System/2 series of PCs, which embarrassed IBM in the late 1980s but shaped the modern PC you know today." PCWorld 8:42 PM
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  • "Intel Partners With Smartphone Maker in India: Reports" eWeek 11:07 AM
  • "It's Time for Brocade to Sell and Cisco to Buy" TheStreet 1:18 PM
  • "Cisco shows true face in ugly bait and switch" InfoWorld 11:40 AM
  • "Remember When Oracle Sued Google For $6 Billion? Here's The End Result ..." Business Insider 2:51 PM
  • "Intel to Take 15% Stake in ASML" [Paid Membership Required] 5:18 PM
  • "AMD warns of 11 percent decline in revenue, shares slide" Reuters 5:18 PM
  • "AMD Warning an Interesting Test of Tech Sentiment" Forbes 5:18 PM
  • "AMD Warns Q2 Revs Fell 11%; Shrs Fall In Late Trading" Forbes 5:16 PM
  • "AMD Warns: Trouble Ahead For Intel Shares?" Seeking Alpha 6:08 PM
  • "AMD Cuts Revenue Guidance; Shares Slide" WSJ Blogs 5:18 PM
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  • "Malware Threat to Internet Corralled: Service Providers Are Set to Aid Customers, but Little Disruption Is Expected" [Paid Membership Required] 9:37 AM
  • "Gartner Raises IT Spending Growth Projection On Cloud Services" Bloomberg 9:46 AM
  • "Public Cloud and Telecom to Lead $3.6 Trillion in IT Spending This Year, Gartner Says" AllThingsD 9:44 AM
  • "Gartner: Enterprise IT Spend Will Pass $3.6 Trillion In 2012, Cloud Investments Rise To $109B" TechCrunch 12:20 PM
  • "Global tech market growth stabilizing: Gartner" Reuters 10:09 AM
  • "IT spending is rising, despite everything" Computerworld 10:39 AM
  • "7-Inch Tablet Showdown Looms This Fall" PCWorld 11:59 AM
  • "The New Face of the PC Industry: By becoming hardware vendors, Microsoft and Google have forever shifted the dynamic of the PC industry." PC Magazine 11:57 AM
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  • "Apple is Hot, Other Tech is Not: Technology-stock weakness once again is hidden by Apple's strength." Barron's [Paid Membership Required] 3:55 PM
  • "Apple's Sizable Influence on Tech Overseas Cash Growth, Per Moody's" Barron's 2:38 PM
  • "Profiting From Apple's Pullback...Again" Seeking Alpha 8:14 AM
Industry News
  • "U.S. stocks fall for third day; Spanish yields up/Analyst: Corporate America's growth rates are slowing" MarketWatch 4:10 PM
  • "U.S. Stocks Post Longest Slump In 1 Month On Europe Woes" Bloomberg 10:27 AM
  • "Stocks Slip; Europe, Earnings Eyed" FOXBusiness 11:35 AM
  • "Stocks Slump on Earnings, Eurozone Jitters" TheStreet 4:10 PM
  • "Stocks slide on earnings' fears" CNNMoney 4:10 PM
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  • "Canada stocks slip on Business Outlook Survey" MarketWatch 1:13 PM
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  • "Asian Stocks Retreat Most in a Month Amid Global Growth Concerns" Bloomberg 9:43 AM
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  • "European Stocks Retreat for Fourth Day; Metro Slides on Outlook" Bloomberg 9:42 AM
  • "Europe Markets: Crisis worries weigh down European stocks/Yield on Spain 10-year government bond hovers at 7%" MarketWatch 1:06 PM
  • "Most active Nasdaq-traded stocks: Nasdaq's 10 most active stocks at the close of trading" Associated Press 8:07 PM
  • "Final Glance: Computer companies/Computer companies shares mixed at the close of trading" Associated Press 8:07 PM
  • "Midday Glance: Computer companies/Computer companies shares mixed at 1 p.m." Associated Press 1:19 PM
  • "Chip stocks hit by emerging bearish view: Philadelphia Semiconductor Index has fallen 11% in three months" MarketWatch 1:14 PM
  • "10 Highest-Rated Tech Stocks That Pay Big Dividends" TheStreet 9:48 AM

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