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MacSurfer's Archive: Tuesday, July 24, 2012


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Weekend Highlights: Jury in the never-ending patent battle between Apple and Samsung finds the South Korean company must pay $539 million to Apple in damages—reports in our Apple/Macintosh section; in other legal news, court documents reveal Apple did actually know "iPhone 6 was bendier than previous models" concerning touch disease; several articles at Triangle Business Journal cover Apple's close ties with Research Triangle Park, asking if area is actually ready for larger Apple presence, seeing possible revolution in area tech community with Apple's decision; Low End Mac warns of using SATA III drives in a Mac only equipped to handle SATA II; Jon Collins catches up with the creators of Mellel word processor for Mac; Apple blocks Steam app on iOS meaning you can no longer enjoy PC games on your iDevice, Killian Bell at Cult of Mac calls ban "silly".

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2012 3Q Results
  • "Apple Reports Third Quarter Results: Apple® today announced financial results for its fiscal 2012 third quarter ended June 30, 2012. The Company posted quarterly revenue of $35.0 billion and quarterly net profit of $8.8 billion, or $9.32 per diluted share. These results compare to revenue of $28.6 billion and net profit of $7.3 billion, or $7.79 per diluted share, in the year-ago quarter. Gross margin was 42.8 percent compared to 41.7 percent in the year-ago quarter. International sales accounted for 62 percent of the quarter's revenue."  Apple 4:44 PM
  • "Apple Reports Third Quarter Results" ["The Company sold 26.0 million iPhones in the quarter, representing 28 percent unit growth over the year-ago quarter. Apple sold 17.0 million iPads during the quarter, an 84 percent unit increase over the year-ago quarter. The Company sold 4.0 million Macs during the quarter, a two percent unit increase over the year-ago quarter. Apple sold 6.8 million iPods, a 10 percent unit decline from the year-ago quarter."] Business Wire 3:32 PM
  • "Apple has rare miss on pre-iPhone lull, global economy"  Reuters 4:46 PM
  • "Apple Shares Slump After Big Earnings Miss" WSJ Blogs 3:42 PM
  • "Apple Earnings: A Bummer, Not a Beat" AllThingsD 3:42 PM
  • "Record iPad sales help Apple enjoy revenue, profit growth" Macworld 5:31 PM
  • "Apple revenue misses Wall Street forecasts, shares plunge" Reuters 3:43 PM
  • "Apple Q3 earnings: $35B in revenue, 26M iPhones, 17M iPads/Apple missed Wall Street's expectations for its third-quarter earnings, but the company beat its own estimates, and set a record for iPad sales."  CNET News 4:52 PM
  • "Apple misses forecasts despite big iPad sales" CNNMoney 5:03 PM
  • "Apple Sales and Profit Miss Analysts' Estimates" New York Times [Free/Paid Registration Required] 4:52 PM
  • "Apple Misses Expectations; Shares Fall 5%" [Paid Membership Required] 5:19 PM
  • "AAPL Drops 6%: FYQ3 Misses, Q4 View Weak" Barron's 3:34 PM
  • "Apple: Inventory Levels Were A Big Factor in Company's Lower Sales and Outlook" AllThingsD 4:46 PM
  • "Apple misses revenue target: Apple also disclosed that iOS 6 will arrive in the fall, but there was no word on its next iPhone" Computerworld 6:10 PM
  • "Apple earnings jump, but miss estimates" MarketWatch 3:38 PM
  • "Apple's earnings disappoint. Shares fall over $30 after hours" Fortune 7:30 PM
  • "A miss: Apple sells 26 million iPhones in third quarter" CNET News 4:52 PM
  • "Apple Posts Rare Q3 Miss, $35B Revenue, $8.8B Profit" The Mac Observer 4:47 PM
  • "Halo effect helps Apple sell 4 million Macs in Q3: Numbers held down by 13 percent year-over-year decline in desktops due to ongoing shift toward portable computers." CNET News 4:52 PM
  • "Apple sells record 17 million iPads in latest quarter" CNET News 4:52 PM
  • "Apple's iPad education sales double, outperform Mac 2-to-1" AppleInsider 7:16 PM
  • "Apple CEO Tim Cook: rumors are a 'great thing about this country'/Apple's Q3 earnings call left us with Mountain Lion's launch date, too." Ars Technica 6:58 PM
  • "Apple TV outsells Xbox 360 in latest quarter, still a 'hobby'" GeekWire 9:11 PM
  • "Apple TV sales up 170%, reaches installed base of 6.8 million AirPlay-ready HDTVs" AppleInsider 9:22 PM
  • "Tim Cook: 1.3M Apple TVs sold in Q3, up 170% from a year ago" VentureBeat 5:07 PM
  • "Tim Cook: We Still Believe in Apple TV, May Lead Somewhere" The Mac Observer 6:10 PM
  • "Apple Still Generating Boatloads of Cash" WSJ Blogs 4:46 PM
  • "AAPL Conf Call: No Sign of Economic Issues in US, China" Barron's 4:46 PM
  • "Apple announces shareholder diVidend payout to occur August 16, 2012" AppleInsider 7:29 PM
Apple News
  • "IPhone 5 Takes a Bite Out of Apple's Growth" [Video Report] Bloomberg 8:31 AM
  • "All eyes on Apple's earnings: Estimates are sharply divided/The pros are looking for earnings of $10.32 on sales of $37B. The indies are at $12.29 and $41.5B."  Fortune 8:27 AM
  • "What to expect from Apple's third-quarter earnings" Los Angeles Times [Paid Membership Required] 8:26 AM
  • "Apple Earnings: A Basic Beat or a Blowout?"  AllThingsD 8:29 AM
  • "Apple Earnings Will Be Phenomenal, But What's Next?" Breakout 8:32 AM
  • "Apple earnings: Expecting big iPad, slow iPhone sales" Washington Post [Free Registration Required] 12:54 PM
  • "Apple results: Don't neglect iPhone 5, iPad nano, iMac, 13" MacBook plans" Computerworld 10:48 AM
  • "Apple Earnings Preview: Despite Growth, Some Issues Overhanging" 24/7 Wall St. 10:23 AM
  • "DoJ Undeterred by Furor Over Apple Antitrust Charges" MacNewsWorld 8:36 AM
  • "Judge calls Apple and Samsung 'ridiculous' over patent tiff" Crave @ CNET 8:27 AM
  • "Apple seeks $2.5 billion in damages from Samsung, offers half a cent per standard-essential patent" Foss Patents 8:35 AM
  • "Apple wants 'billions' from Samsung in patent case: The two will meet for the final time in court today before a trial begins next week" IDG News Service 10:22 AM
  • "Apple to Samsung: Your patents are worth half a penny per unit" Fortune 10:24 AM
  • "Apple Wants a Whopping $2.5 Billion From Samsung in Patent Suit" Wired 6:59 PM
  • "Apple's Pretrial Salvo: It Demands Over $2.5 Billion From Samsung in Patent Case" [Paid Membership Required] 7:00 PM
  • "Apple and Samsung patent settlement talks hit deadlock" V3 8:54 AM
  • "Samsung Galaxy Tab 7.7 banned in EU in fresh Apple patent twist/Mixed news for Samsung: while its redesigned Galaxy Tab 10.1N can go on sale, its smaller Galaxy Tab 7.7 will see a sales ban in Germany extend to the entire EU." CNET News 8:20 AM
  • "German appeals court clears Samsung's modified 10.1-inch tablet, bans 7.7-inch version EU-wide" Foss Patents 8:34 AM
  • "Apple Poll: Cook's Doing a Great Job" TheStreet 12:54 PM
  • "Apple to ship Mountain Lion on Wednesday" Macworld 5:40 PM
  • "Apple's Mountain Lion launches tomorrow: Apple's next major release of OS X arrives tomorrow in the Mac App Store. It first debuted in mid-February." CNET News 9:02 PM
  • "Mountain Lion To Prowl Wednesday" MacNews 4:47 PM
  • "Apple to unleash OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion on Wednesday, July 25th" MacDailyNews 5:22 PM
  • "Mountain Lion so close you can almost smell it?" iTWire 8:07 AM
  • "Bought a New Mac Recently? Get a Free Mountain Lion Upgrade" PC Magazine 10:48 AM
  • "Bought a Mac after June 10? Get a free upgrade to Mountain Lion" CNET News 10:24 AM
  • "Windows malware slips into Apple's iOS App Store: It's a low-threat malware package that won't hurt iOS or MacOS but may pop Windows users who manage the app in their iTunes account." MacFixIt 12:54 PM
  • "Cats On The Prowl: The Evolution of Mac OS X From Cheetah To Mountain Lion [Gallery] Cult of Mac 1:35 PM
  • "New Apple Mac Trojan Called OSX/Crisis Discovered by Intego Virus Team" Intego 1:45 PM
  • "New Mac trojan 'OS/X Crisis' discovered" VentureBeat 2:51 PM
  • "Aperture 3.3: AVCHD clips may not import if folder structure on card is altered" Apple Support 9:28 PM
  • "Remote Desktop: Unable to authenticate with Mobile Users" Apple Support 7:00 PM
  • "Getting Ready for Mountain Lion: Performing the upgrade" TUAW 6:41 PM
  • "Macgo Blu-ray Player Lets Macs Display Blu-ray Movies" Low End Mac 9:15 AM
  • "Remote SSH Into Your Home Mac Through iCloud's Network" Lifehacker 2:53 PM
  • "Quick Tip: Setting your sound input/output from the menu bar" IT.Enquirer 10:49 AM
  • "Quick Tip: Diagnose Bluetooth from the menu bar" IT.Enquirer 10:43 AM
  • "Is There A Better Way To Open Apps, Files, And Folders On Your Mac? Yes. With An App Wizard" BohemianBoomer 8:08 AM
  • "If There's Weather Where You Live Then You Need The Mac Apps That Displays Weather" Mac 360 8:08 AM
  • "6 Reasons To Love A Mac App That Manages iPhone And iPad Files (and one reason not to)" TeraTalks 8:07 AM
  • "One Of The Mac's Best Backup Apps Of All Time Has Something New That You Won't Like" Mac 360 8:07 AM
  • "How To Use Your Mac To Build A Portrait Photo With Different Faces" McSolo 8:07 AM
  • "Have Your Mac Tell You When To Take A Break (there's an app for that)" NoodleMac 8:08 AM
  • "Passbook 'key' in iOS 6, but Apple won't detail its future strategy" AppleInsider 9:38 PM
  • "Developers dish on iCloud's challenges" Macworld 5:53 PM
  • "Software Update Broke My Hackintosh" Low End Mac 4:53 PM
  • "Hidden Dimensions: The Mac Will Thrive in The Post-PC Era" The Mac Observer 12:00 PM
  • "Could Mountain Lion Be The Last Apple Desktop OS?" MacNews 9:04 AM
  • "iWant: A 'Music Videos' Library in iTunes" Kirkville 8:42 AM
  • "Fellow app developers speculate on why Sparrow 'sold out'" TUAW 8:37 AM
  • "Out With The Old, In With The New: Why We Love It When Apple Kills Products And Features" Mac 360 8:08 AM
Press Releases
  • "Mountain Lion Cache Cleaner: De-mungify your Mac" FairerPlatform 1:34 PM
  • "Adobe Launches Technical Communication Suite 4" Business Wire 9:03 AM
  • "SCSC Releases Scannerz with FSE-Lite for the Mac OS X Operating System" prMac 8:48 AM
  • "New BaseElements version 4.0 for FileMaker Pro 12 Released" prMac 8:48 AM
  • "Paragon Partition Manager gains GPT compatibility and speed" iTWire 8:05 AM
General Interest/Potpourri
  • "Apple Warms Up to Hackers, Plans Presentation at Black Hat"  Bloomberg 10:29 AM
  • "Apple to formally attend Black Hat Security Conference for the first time" Network World 10:28 AM
  • "Apple to speak at Black Hat conference this Thursday" The Verge 10:29 AM
  • "Head of iOS security to speak at Black Hat for the first time: Researcher Charlie Miller isn't sure the talk will offer much new info, though." Ars Technica 1:36 PM
  • "iOS Soars Ahead of Android Development As Apple Quietly Makes Move Into The Enterprise Market" TechCrunch 7:48 AM
  • "Apple opens up lead on Android in enterprise mobile app dev: Developers are rapidly losing interest in Windows Phone 7, but see potential in Windows 8" InfoWorld 8:22 AM
  • "Survey: iOS beating Android for business apps, creating opportunity for Windows 8" GeekWire 8:45 AM
  • "Even with slowing sales, iPhone makes up majority of US smartphones sold" Ars Technica 1:34 PM
  • "Exclusive: Apple, Samsung chiefs disagree on patent values: source" Reuters 10:21 AM
  • "AT&T Reports 10 Percent Earnings Growth, Strong Revenue and Margin Gains and Best-Ever Wireless Margins and Churn In Second-Quarter Results" ["In the quarter, the company activated 3.7 million iPhones, with 22 percent new to AT&T."] AT&T 8:28 AM
  • "AT&T posts Q2 profit of $3.9B, sells 3.7M iPhones" CNET News 8:19 AM
  • "The iPhone Accounted For 73% Of AT&T's Smartphone Activation Last Quarter" TechCrunch 8:51 AM
  • "Both Verizon, AT&T see iPhone activations slip" GigaOM 10:56 AM
  • "Radio Shack Offering 'Refreshed' and 'Remanufactured' 16GB iPhone 4S for $99.99" MacRumors 2:58 PM
  • "Despite massive promos for Windows Phone and Android, 3/4ths AT&T's smartphones sold were Apple iPhones" MacDailyNews 8:38 AM
  • "Samsung Surges but Apple 'iPhone 5" Advance Demand Looms Large – ChangeWave Research" MacPrices 12:51 PM
  • "Chinese iPhone Owners more 'Elegant and Romantic' than Android Owners" The Next Web 8:53 AM
  • "iPhone users are 'elegant and romantic': According to Chinese Yelp equivalent, based on research" Macworld UK 8:52 AM
  • "College only has eyes for iPads: Regis takes step away from textbooks, buys tablets for all" Boston Herald 8:13 AM
  • "Rebel Sports uses Blink Mobility for OH&S audits" iTWire 8:05 AM
Non-Apple News
  • "Grum botnet briefly returns from the dead" V3 11:27 AM
  • "Novell offers IT control over mobile devices with Zenworks Mobile Management" V3 11:26 AM
  • "San Francisco is fast becoming a technology hub" USA Today 11:25 AM
  • "Ouya will be as small as a Rubik's Cube" TG Daily 11:21 AM
  • "Blackberry 10 to have voice control" TG Daily 11:20 AM
  • "Black Hat makes light of accidental password-reset email" CSO 10:52 AM
  • "2012 Olympics Tech: For the Athletes" PC Magazine 10:48 AM
  • "Vizio's Google TV Set-top Box Goes on Sale for $99.99" IDG News Service 10:51 AM
  • "Google Doodle Celebrates Amelia Earhart" Wired 11:30 AM
  • "Google Doodle Honors Amelia Earhart" PCWorld 10:50 AM
  • "Google Unveils International Science Fair Winners" PC Magazine 10:48 AM
  • "Kenyans use cell phones for everything from buying groceries to paying rent" NBC News 10:42 AM
  • "Adobe Ships Technical Communication Suite 4" eWeek 10:17 AM
  • "Chip set shortage, weak economy mars Fairchild's sales growth" EE Times 10:16 AM
  • "Silent update speeds Firefox 14 uptake: Pushes newest version to a 46% share of all Firefox browsers in 7 days" Computerworld 10:12 AM
  • "STMicro Sees Third-Quarter Sales Trailing Estimates" Bloomberg 10:06 AM
  • "Stuxnet thwarted by control code update: German engineering giant Siemens has issued a fix for the software loopholes used by the notorious Stuxnet worm." BBC 10:05 AM
  • "Lexmark Falls After Earnings Forecast Trails Estimates" Bloomberg 9:41 AM
  • "023 - Seattle Is Not Like Italy: This week, on the eve of Mountain Lion's release, Stephen and Myke talk about the Nexus 7, the possibility of a smaller iPad, Stephen's losing battle with the iBooks Author EULA and backpacks." 70 Decibels 8:59 PM
  • "Mike Hardaker Talks About 645 Pro, A Pro-Level iPhone Camera App" MacVoicesTV 2:25 PM
  • "Two brilliant analysts discuss Apple's future: Android and entropy are the biggest challenges" Covestor 8:10 AM
  • "Apple Planning 'All-New' iPod Touch and iPod Nano for September Launch?"  MacRumors 7:48 AM
  • "Apple to Update iPod Touch with 4-Inch Display, A5 Chip, Buffed Aluminum Rear Shell?"  MacRumors 8:36 AM
  • "New iPod Touch could match taller size of new iPhone: The next-generation iPod Touch could sport the same tall four-inch display expected to pop up on the iPhone 5." CNET News 8:20 AM
  • "Supply Chain Intelligence Details Major Fall Releases In All Of Apple's Product Lines" Forbes 8:27 AM
  • "iPad Mini to debut in September, says analyst" CNET News 8:21 AM
  • "Kuo: 'iPad Mini' and 13-Inch MacBook Pro To Be Introduced, Later This Year" RazorianFly 8:39 AM
  • "Mac News: iPhone: New Dock Connector Would Be Huge Boon for iThingy Makers" MacNewsWorld 2:26 PM
  • "iPhone 5 new connector could get adaptor to save your dock" Crave @ CNET 8:27 AM
  • "Apple's iOS 6 Removes Password Prompts for Free Apps" PCWorld 8:22 AM
  • "Apple says Samsung doesn't know its chips: Apple asserts there is more than one way to implement an industry standard that does not violate Samsung's patent" IDG News Service 8:23 AM
  • "13-inch Retina MacBook Pro to arrive September, says analyst" CNET News 8:53 AM
  • "Outlook and PowerPoint for iOS spotted in Microsoft job postings"  The Verge 8:45 AM
  • "Microsoft Office for iOS: Developer job posting discovered" BGR 2:54 PM
  • "Apple starts shipping slightly tweaked Thunderbolt Display SKU to stores" 9 to 5 Mac 2:55 PM
  • "In-App Purchases Hack Effectively Blocked by Apple" PadGadget 8:42 AM
  • "Cisco to unveil Apple Bonjour gateway for enterprise Wi-Fi networks" Network World 8:44 AM
  • "Charging your iPad costs as little as $1.36 a year according to the EPRI" iMore 8:44 AM
Granted Apple Patents
  • "Apple's 25 Granted Patents Include Apple TV & Future ID App" Patently Apple 12:04 PM
  • "Apple's Wild New Patent Covers TV & Advanced 5D Technology" Patently Apple 8:58 AM
  • "Apple Granted Patent For Apple TV Interface" MacNews 10:53 AM
  • "Apple Input Patent Shows Interest In Computer Touch Technology" MacNews 10:47 AM
  • "Mac Pro (Mid 2010 and later): Apple Hardware Test diagnostic alerts" Apple Support 9:38 PM
Price Trackers/Deals
  • "Neon Wars For iPhone Is Temporarily Available For Free (Normally $0.99)" Apple Sliced 10:17 AM
  • "I Am T-Pain 2.0 For iPhone Is Free Right Now (Previously $0.99)" Apple Sliced 10:17 AM
  • "iCruciPuzzle For iPhone and iPad Is Free Today (Was $0.99)" Apple Sliced 10:17 AM
  • "MacBook Air Prices & Sales" MacPrices 8:04 AM
  • "MacBook Pro Prices & Sales" MacPrices 8:04 AM
  • "Apple Mac Pro Buyer's Guide -12 & 8 Core Models... Save Up To $111 On Current Models" MacReviewZone 8:05 AM
  • "Apple iMac Buyer's Guide -New 27 Inch Models -Up To $340 Off List Price" MacReviewZone 8:05 AM
  • "Mac mini Buyer's Guide -Up to $130 Off Current Models" MacReviewZone 8:05 AM
  • "iPod Classic Buyer's Guide... Up to $62 Off Current Models" MacReviewZone 8:05 AM
  • "PadGadget Daily App Deal – 13 iPad Apps on Sale" PadGadget 8:37 AM

  • "Pro Vs. Air: It's A Battle Of The MacBooks On The CultCast" Cult of Mac 8:54 PM
  • "Best Mac Pro GPUs versus 2012 Retina MacBook Pro running (wink) OpenGL Benchmarks" Bare Feats 2:52 PM
  • "Mophie Juice Pack Pro Review" Wired 11:34 AM
  • "The BookBook Case for iPad Reviewed" The Next Web 10:54 AM
  • "Video Review: All New Clear-Coat Skins for the iPad" Run Around Tech 9:10 AM
  • "BeAHeadCase bottle opener iPhone case review" PC Advisor 8:46 AM
iPad/iPhone/iPod touch Apps
  • "ORC: Vengeance for iPad review: dungeon-crawling done right" iMore 5:20 PM
  • "FileMaker Database Development with iPad?" iPadCTO 8:21 AM
  • "Watch the Summer Olympics on Your Mac or iOS device" The Mac Observer 12:55 PM
  • "The Sonnets by William Shakespeare Review" Mac|Life 8:36 AM
  • "Swords & Soldiers for iPad and iPhone review" Macworld UK 8:46 AM
  • "Vorble for iPad and iPhone review" Macworld UK 8:46 AM
  • "MyCalendar Mobile Review: A quite basic but still useful way of being reminded of friends' birthdays." 148Apps 3:03 PM
  • "Fur Fighters: Viggo On Glass Review/A great conversion of a much-loved Dreamcast game." 148Apps 9:10 AM
  • "Clumsy Pirates Review: It won't revolutionise the puzzle market but Clumsy Pirates is rather charming." 148Apps 8:40 AM
  • "Maniacally cuckoo for Mountain Lion: App Store checker shell script" TUAW 6:42 PM
  • "How To Customize The Height And Width Of Notification Center On iPad" Redmond Pie 8:37 AM
  • "Use This Mac App To Print From Your iPhone or iPad Without AirPrint [iOS Tips] Cult of Mac 2:59 PM
  • "Stop iPad Screen from Dimming or Locking Automatically" OS X Daily 11:35 AM
  • "With Apple's Numbers, Timing Is Everything" TechCrunch 9:39 PM
  • "Tim Cook downplays carrier concerns over high iPhone subsidy costs" AppleInsider 9:24 PM
  • "Beyond The Numbers: What Tim Cook Really Said In Apple's Q3 2012 Financial Call" Cult of Mac 9:04 PM
  • "For better or worse, Apple addicted to the rumor cycle" GigaOM 9:03 PM
  • "Apple Q3 Themes: Rumors, Economy, & 'Product Transition'" The Mac Observer 7:55 PM
  • "Even the iPad Can't Help Apple Meet Wall Street's Earnings Expectations" Wired 7:00 PM
  • "Tim Cook talks new iPhone speculation" iMore 6:58 PM
  • "Editorial: Apple Might Have Sold More Macs, But..." The Mac Observer 6:20 PM
  • "iPads, iPhones Propel Apple's $8.8 billion Q3 2012 Profit" TidBITS 6:20 PM
  • "Cassandra -Wednesday Review -The Week in Full Swing (Including Apple Q3 2012 Comments)" eXtensions 9:43 PM
  • "Apple's Entire Case Against Samsung in One Image" Gizmodo 1:37 PM
  • "Apple to Samsung: You Give Us $2.5 Billion and We'll Give You a Half-Cent-a-Unit Royalty" AllThingsD 12:55 PM
  • "Apple: Our 3G isn't Samsung's 3G" ZDNet 11:46 AM
  • "Going native on apps can get Apple user loyalty: Apple's efforts to rein in its reliance on third-party apps with the next iteration of its iOS mobile operating system (OS) will help Cupertino gain a competitive edge over rivals and win customer loyalty. These native apps, though, should focus on communications rather than basic functions such as e-mail or calendaring." ZDNet 11:36 AM
  • "How 'Siri Eyes Free' Will Team With Your Car's Voice Tech" Wired 11:34 AM
  • "Is AT&T's iPhone dominance slipping?" ZDNet 10:54 AM
  • "To be or not to be like Steve Jobs?" Inc. 10:26 AM
  • "Apple: Being great without the insanity" MoneyWatch 8:57 AM
  • "Why Apple needs to reinvent the television" Stemmings 8:37 AM
  • "Will Nokia Eat Apple's Lunch? Not So Fast" TheStreet 8:26 AM
  • "Why Apple Will Lose the War for the Living Room" The Motley Fool 8:26 AM
  • "Why the iPhone 5 will be the most expensive iPhone ever" Macenstein 8:36 AM
  • "Rumor: Massive Changes To Apple's Product Line In The Fall" Apple Bitch 8:09 AM
  • "The Stacked Deck: How Apple Runs Up The Numbers, Quarter After Quarter" PixoBebo 8:07 AM
  • "Apple planning to release 4-inch iPod Touch alongside redesigned iPhone-esque iPod Nano" Edible Apple 9:26 AM
  • "Apple May Change The Dock Connector In The iPhone 5, but No Reason To Panic" AppleBitch 8:04 AM
  • "DoJ defends controversial e-book suit" TG Daily 8:57 AM
  • "Reality Bites: DOJ takes down Apple, publishers ebook defenses" Gravitational Pull 7:59 AM
  • "Rear Projection vs. LCD vs. Plasma" CNET Reviews 11:46 AM
  • "Motorola Atrix HD Review: The Mid-Range Gets Good" Techland 11:24 AM
  • "Save time with these three Chrome extensions" CNET 11:46 AM
  • "Warning: Battery-saver app on Android is malware" ZDNet 11:35 AM
  • "Android 4.1 Jelly Bean review: Google's mobile upgrade chewed over" Register Hardware 11:23 AM
  • "The evolution of small screens" TG Daily 11:21 AM
  • "The 10 Best Cheap Prepaid Phone Plans You've Never Heard Of" PC Magazine 10:49 AM
  • "Which is the right back-to-school computer for your kids?" tecca 10:44 AM
  • "Time off to innovate: Good idea or a waste of tech talent?" Computerworld 10:29 AM
  • "3 new roadblocks to cloud computing" InfoWorld 10:29 AM
  • "4 tech trends in IT disaster recovery: Cloud services, virtualization, mobile devices, and social networking can keep your business going when catastrophes hit" CSO 10:28 AM
  • "Why you should embrace the cost of mobile" InfoWorld 10:28 AM
  • "Motherboard players may see single-digit percentage growth in 3Q12 shipments" DigiTimes 10:16 AM
  • "SSDs still no threat to notebook hard drives: Pricing for SSD-equipped notebooks must below $700 to be competitive with devices that use hard drives, researcher says" Computerworld 10:12 AM
  • "Western Digital My Net N900 HD Dual-Band Router Review" HotHardware 9:45 AM
  • "The Shift Toward Mobile Computing Can't Stop Google" Seeking Alpha 9:44 AM
  • "Hawtin: Google May be Clouded by Motorola Purchase" [Video Report] Bloomberg 9:44 AM
  • "Will Nokia Eat Apple's Lunch? Not So Fast" TheStreet 9:43 AM
  • "Why did VMware buy Nicira?" GigaOM [Free Registration Required] 9:31 AM
  • "Here's the app that could kill Facebook" MarketWatch 9:30 AM
Press Releases/Products/Public Relations
  • "Thunderbolt-equipped Drobo 5D and Drobo Mini storage devices now up for pre-order" Engadget 9:39 PM
  • "Design the Steve Jobs Monument Coming to Russia" Yahoo! News 7:35 PM
  • "iPhone Stun Gun Case -- Protection or Trip to the ER Waiting to Happen?" Wired 11:33 AM
  • "Pearltrees iPhone app goes live" TG Daily 11:21 AM
  • "Pearltrees Comes To The iPhone, Goes Beyond Bookmarking And Adds Photos, Notes, Offline Mode" TechCrunch 11:17 AM
  • "Poll: Is it time for the iPhone to go multi-colored?" iMore 10:26 AM
  • "JustEnough Announces the Release of the Newest Version of JustEnough Mobile for the Apple iPad" Business Wire 9:02 AM
  • "Touch Publishing Platform Onswipe Moves Beyond iOS With Kindle Fire Support" TechCrunch 8:51 AM
  • "Dashlane Releases iOS App To Avoid Tedious Form-Filling On Purchases" TechCrunch 8:51 AM
  • "LifeKraze Launches iOS App And 'Mission: Inspire' With Olympic Help" TechCrunch 8:51 AM
  • "Pictello 1.5 for iOS offers many new voices and languages" prMac 8:48 AM
  • "Byte By Byte Releases Charging Chibis" prMac 8:48 AM
  • "Intellectsoft Ltd releases Who's Faster Free iPhone App" prMac 8:48 AM
  • "DueTrak Task Management Beams into the App Store" prMac 8:48 AM
  • "GreenITers Mobile 1.0 Free for iOS: Eco-Innovations Social Network" prMac 8:48 AM
  • "Denver Hypnotherapist Launches Stress Release App for iPhone" prMac 8:48 AM
  • "Construction Cost Estimator 1.0 for iOS - Create Professional Estimates" prMac 8:48 AM
  • "The Revolutionary Designed Calendar: CircleTime 1.0 for iOS" prMac 8:48 AM
  • "My Little Plane v1.0 for iOS - Now Available on App Store" prMac 8:48 AM
  • "Goal Defense 1.0 - A Game of Exciting Strategy, is Available Now on iOS" prMac 8:48 AM
  • "Fun Sudoku Game HD 1.0 for iOS - Elegant Sudoku Challenge from Russia" prMac 8:48 AM
  • "Chemistry Circus is a chemical app for beginners" prMac 8:48 AM
  • "Cartoon Defense: Space Wars now available for iOS!" Gamasutra 8:21 AM
  • "WD 2go app mixes personal and public cloud storage" iTWire 8:06 AM
Computer Industry
  • "Microsoft Tops H-1B Visa Employer List: Software and tech services companies dominate the 25 biggest corporate users of the labor-import program." InformationWeek 10:25 AM
  • "Survey says developers see Apple winning in mobile in enterprise; possible opening for Microsoft" Seattle Times 11:05 AM
  • "Can Skype 'wiretap' video calls?" CNN 9:47 AM
  • "Microsoft, TheFind Boost Catalog Shopping With HTML5" PC Magazine 10:48 AM
  • "Dell offers new laptops with Red Hat Enterprise Linux: Dell's commitment to the Linux OS grows with its new Precision mobile workstations that offer RHEL 6 as an option" IDG News Service 10:29 AM
  • "Dell launches first laptop with a stereo 3D screen for creative pros: New line of Dell Precision mobile workstations add Intel's 'Ivy Bridge' processors." Digital Arts 11:18 AM
  • "Dell brings 3D display technology to refreshed Precision notebook line" V3 11:27 AM
  • "Dell uncloaks trio of muscular mobile workstations: Two no-nonsense workhorses and one 'shiny object'" The Register 11:23 AM
  • "Cisco wins EU approval for $5 billion NDS acquisition" Reuters 9:38 AM
  • "Cisco Wins EU Approval To Buy Digital-Video Company NDS Group" Bloomberg 9:39 AM
  • "Cisco to Cut 1,300 Jobs as Corporate Spending Slows Amid Economic Concerns" eWeek 10:17 AM
  • "Cisco's Problem" Forbes 10:20 AM
  • "Oracle Fights Payment of Google's $4M Android Legal Bill" Wired Magazine 3:00 PM
  • "Oracle resists Google's demand for $4 million in court costs: The case's mixed results means each side should pay their own freight, Oracle argues" Computerworld 6:11 PM
  • "IBM cluster powers Murchison Widefield Array's radio telescope, answers mysteries of the universe faster than ever (Video)" Engadget 9:20 PM
  • "Key Console Player Leaves Advanced Micro For Nvidia" Forbes 11:43 AM
  • "Clemson CIO tapped for new Internet2 post: CIO Jim Bottum will seek to expand research network's reach" Network World 10:52 AM
  • "Senate to consider stronger cybersecurity measures" Washington Post [Free Registration Required] 9:32 AM
  • "The Latest Threat: A Virus Made Just for You/Malware authors are finding ways to make automated analysis harder for antivirus firms." Technology Review 11:17 AM
  • "Escaping the Microsoft Web: The Future of Managing Windows in the Enterprise" Forbes 11:44 AM
  • "How makers of phones and tablets are faring" Yahoo! News 5:29 PM
Finances (Click heading for current Apple Stock price.)
Apple News
  • "Apples Shares Fall as Much as 6% Post Market" [Video Report] Bloomberg 5:04 PM
  • "Apple is Still the Best Growth Name in Tech: Wu" [Video Report] Bloomberg 5:04 PM
  • "Apple Disappoints, But Adds $7 Billion To Balance Sheet" Seeking Alpha 4:56 PM
  • "Without saying no, Apple's Tim Cook teases upcoming iPhone 5: CEO Tim Cook doesn't flatly rule out the possibility of a fall product"  CNET News 4:52 PM
  • "Apple disappoints as iPhone sales abate" Financial Times [Paid Membership Required] 4:48 PM
  • "A miss: 26 million iPhones in Apple Q3" CNET News 4:48 PM
  • "iPhone, iPad, Mac sales all increase in latest fiscal quarter" MacNews 4:47 PM
  • "Apple Just Gave Stock Market a Big Headache" CNBC 4:46 PM
  • "Live updates on Apple's earnings" The Globe and Mail [Free Registration Required] 2:58 PM
  • "Reaction to Apple's Earnings: Holland 'I'm Sad'" [Video Report] Bloomberg 5:04 PM
  • "Apple 3Q 2012 Financial Call Liveblog" TUAW 5:07 PM
  • "Liveblog: Apple's FY2012 Q3 earnings call today, July 24 at 2pm PDT" Ars Technica 8:40 AM
  • "Join us live for Apple's Q3 earnings call today: Apple's on deck to report its third-quarter earnings today. Join CNET for live coverage of the company's conference call." CNET News 8:19 AM
  • "Is Apple Gearing Up for Another Blowout Quarter?" Mashable 10:26 AM
  • "Tavis McCourt on Apple Earnings Outlook, Strategy" [Video Report] Bloomberg 10:31 AM
  • "Piper Jaffray's Munster Sees 'Air Pocket' For IPhone (Audio)" Bloomberg 10:31 AM
  • "Apple's Earnings: Good to The iPhone Core" TheStreet 9:27 AM
  • "Apple's Earnings: Meh" [Video Report] TheStreet 12:54 PM
  • "Why Apple might jump after bumpy report: But trying to predict how Apple will trade is tricky"  MarketWatch 8:26 AM
  • "Forget $1,000! Don't Sell Apple Until It 'Drives' to $1,500"  TheStreet 8:32 AM
Industry News
  • "Netflix Profit Shrinks 91% on Higher Subscription Costs" [Paid Membership Required] 5:20 PM
  • "By The Numbers: Netflix subscribers" Yahoo! News 5:21 PM
  • "Cisco, Lexmark, VMware lead tech slump: Some analysts see trouble for Cisco, Juniper in VMware acquisition" MarketWatch 4:49 PM
  • "Wall Street Skids on Weak Data, Euro Fears" FOXBusiness 11:38 AM
  • "Stocks Sunk by Underwhelming Earnings, Data, Europe Worries" TheStreet 4:49 PM
  • "Stocks deep in the red" CNNMoney 4:49 PM
  • "Stocks Recover, but Dow Logs 3rd Triple-Digit Loss" CNBC 4:50 PM
  • "Dow Falls to Third Triple-Digit Loss in a Row" [Paid Membership Required] 4:50 PM
  • "Stocks: China lessens the gloom" CNNMoney 9:20 AM
  • "U.K. stocks drop as worries mount over euro zone: Banks and oil firms weigh on stocks" MarketWatch 11:42 AM
  • "Asia Markets: Asia stocks lifted by improving China data/Cnooc shares tumble in Hong Kong after $15.1 billion Nexen deal" MarketWatch 9:25 AM
  • "Europe Markets: European stocks continue downturn; Spain drops/Italy's FTSE MIB closes at lowest level on record; Software AG rallies" MarketWatch 11:40 AM
  • "Most active Nasdaq-traded stocks: Nasdaq's 10 most active stocks at 1 p.m." Associated Press 1:38 PM
  • "Midday Glance: Computer companies/Computer companies shares down at 1 p.m." Associated Press 1:38 PM
  • "Final Glance: Computer companies" CBS News 5:52 PM
  • "Markets pressured by Spanish bailout fears as country's borrowing rates keep rising" Associated Press [Free Registration Required] 9:32 AM

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