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MacSurfer's Archive: Tuesday, July 24, 2012
 

 

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Weekend Highlights: AppleInsider's Daniel Eran Dilger analyzes Apple's future in wearable technology and the unlikeliness of low-priced wearable tech when looking at the history of the iPhone; Fortune's Apple 2.0 asks how many Macs did Apple sell last quarter; Business Insider reports on what happened to the first ten Apple employees; Following his summary of iPhone expectations, Philip Elmer-DeWitt breaks down analyst predictions of iPads sold in last quarter, averaging 19.3 million; while Apple and Google argue for exclusion of Steve Jobs in no-hire lawsuit, employees fight for his evidence to be included; CIRP survey [link to 2-Page PDF] of mobile OS market finds Android leading the charge with 53% share, with iOS in second place at 42%; reader sent in article from Albany Times Union indicating renewed hope for iPhone production to land in New York; Rockstar patent consortium wanted to deal with Google in Texas, but has been denied motion; Macworld reviews "top-notch Mac outliner", OmniOutliner 4 Pro; Jonny Evans has 4 speed tips for Mavericks users; Kirk McElhearn answers reader questions on iTunes oddities such as glitchy tracks, and more, and in another article he laments how iCloud has become bloated; John Sculley, former Apple CEO responsible for kicking Steve Jobs out of the company, admits his mistake; a story worthy of the X-Files, a couple Loch Ness Monster trackers have found what appears to be the image of Nessie herself thanks to Apple's mapping satellites; Radio Shack offering iPhone 5s for $99 with contract; HTC lands Samsung's person responsible for "killer ad campaigns"; iPhone 6 mockup based on recent leaks now on web.

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Apple/Macintosh
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%" WSJ.com [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" WSJ.com [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
OS X
News
  • "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
AppleCare/Troubleshooting
  • "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
Reviews/How-To/Tips
  • "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
Op/Ed
  • "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
Publications/Podcasts
  • "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
Hardware/Software
  • "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
AppleCare/Helps
  • "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

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Reviews/How-To/Tutorials/Tips
Reviews
  • "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
How-To/Tutorial
  • "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
Tips
  • "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
Analysis/Commentary/Editorial/Opinion
  • "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
Non-Apple
  • "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" WSJ.com [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" WSJ.com [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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