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

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  • "A Look Back at the Second Week of the Apple-Samsung Trial" AllThingsD 5:42 PM
  • "Steve Jobs offered Samsung Apple's crown jewels for $250M"  Fortune 7:11 AM
  • "Apple warned Samsung of possible patent infringement in 2010 presentation" AppleInsider 6:31 AM
  • "Slides: Inside Apple, Samsung patent talks" EE Times 8:51 PM
  • "Apple details 2010 presentation to Samsung on Android patent infringement, licensing offer" Engadget 6:39 AM
  • "Apple Thinks Its Smartphone Patents Are Worth 3X As Much As Microsoft's" Business Insider 10:44 AM
  • "Steve Jobs confronted Samsung over Galaxy, Apple executive testifies" Bloomberg News 9:04 AM
  • "Apple and Samsung Forced to Submit Financial Records" Social Barrel 6:40 AM
  • "Samsung tries to mislead jury while questioning Apple patent experts" The Verge 6:43 AM
  • "Expert: Samsung phones look similar" The Citizen 6:30 AM
  • "Apple Advised Samsung To Pay $30, $40 Licensing Per Smartphone, Tablet" Social Barrel 6:41 AM
  • "Apple proposed $30-40 Samsung license fee per device" Electronista 6:37 AM
  • "Taiwan Official Urges Support for HTC over Apple & Samsung" Patently Apple 8:45 AM
  • "Apple biggest fans are older consumers: May explain reasoning behind heavily-criticized 'Genius' TV ads, says brand measurement firm" Computerworld 6:35 AM
  • "Apple Fans Are Getting Old, iDevice Delight Fading In The Younger Crowd: YouGov Survey" The Huffington Post 5:24 PM
  • "Apple now happy to put the bite on rivals" The National 5:17 PM
  • "Apple's cloud rains on its own parade: The iCloud hacking disaster that befell prominent tech journalist Mat Honan was all too easy to predict, but will it scare off users of the remote-storage system?" The Guardian 8:25 PM
  • "Apple: Banking on the value of a brand/It can sell you a 'magical' product, and then 14 months later it can make you believe that same device is a clunky has-been in need of an expensive replacement. That is what makes Apple Inc. a marketing juggernaut. But how much is its brand actually worth? It depends whom you ask – and the calculations are billions of dollars apart."  The Globe and Mail [Free Registration Required] 8/10
  • "Is iPad over-hyped in the enterprise? The city of Minneapolis was underwhelmed by an iPad and BYOD program for city workers. Despite the slow start, the city's CIO still feels an iPad enterprise storm is brewing" InfoWorld 8/10
  • "How Google's stealth support is buoying Samsung in Apple fight: The tech titan been quietly providing support to several Android partners battling Apple patent suits, CNET has learned." CNET News 8/10
  • "Apple expert: How shoppers mistook Samsung gear for ours/Apple brought out more surveys in court to show how users could associate, or even confuse one of Samsung's phones and tablets with an iPhone or an iPad."  CNET News 8/10
  • "Apple Witness Says 21 Samsung Phones Copy 'Rubberbanding' Patent" Bloomberg 8/10
  • "Apple Speeds Through Final Witnesses in Patent Case" [Paid Membership Required] 8/10
  • "Apple Portrays Consumer Confusion Over Samsung Tablets" Bloomberg 8/10
  • "Courtroom tension boils in Apple-Samsung showdown" Reuters 8/10
  • "Apple v. Samsung: Apple says it has no interest in licensing its patents/Another witness says users pay a premium for 'Apple features' on Samsung phones." Ars Technica 8/10
  • "Confidential Apple, Samsung sales figures outed in court filing"  ZDNet 8/10
  • "Court Documents Show Samsung's Tablet Sales Barely a Fraction of iPad's" AllThingsD 8/10
  • "Apple sold 5.7 million tablets in the U.S. last quarter, court documents show. Samsung sold 37,000" Fortune 8/10
  • "Samsung tablet sales: Teeny tiny next to iPad" CNET News 8/10
  • "Apple, Samsung whip out mobe sales in patent trial showdown: Apple and Samsung's courtroom patent melee had outed sales figures for the two companies' mobile devices."  The Register 8/10
  • "Samsung lawyer admits to mistake, wasn't admitted to bar" Electronista 8/10
  • "More secrets likely to emerge in Apple-Samsung case" CNET News 8/10
  • "Apple patent director: only copycats like Samsung need our patents" The Verge 8/10
  • "Apple lifts curtain on iPod touch sales figures for the first time: iPod touch alone sells as fast as the Samsung devices on trial." Ars Technica 8/10
  • "Here's Apple's August 2010 Warning to Samsung on Patents" AllThingsD 8/10
  • "Apple exec: We told Samsung it was a copycat in 2010" CNET News 8/10
  • "Apple hammers 'copycat' theme with more internal docs: Another pair of internal Samsung usability reviews have been unearthed that show the company had its eye on Apple's features." CNET News 8/10
  • "Court docs show what Apple wanted for iPhone, iPad license fees" CNET News 8/10
  • "Apple Licensing Offer to Samsung Quantified in Patent Case" WSJ Blogs 8/10
  • "Apple calls Samsung a copycat in court" CNET News 8/10
  • "Samsung complains about Apple attaching large exhibit labels to backside of devices" Foss Patents 8/10
  • "Live blog: Apple-Samsung patent trial, 8:30 a.m. Friday" Silicon Valley 8/10
  • "Why the Apple-Google War Is Good for Humanity"  TheStreet 8/10
  • "Kodak Patents Bidding Is Tame" ["All the bids received for Kodak's portfolio of 1,100 digital patents thus far were significantly below $500 million, as consortiums that include Apple Inc. and Google Inc. declined to engage in the sort of spirited bidding that drove up prices in an auction of Nortel Networks Inc. patents a year ago, the people said."] [Paid Membership Required] 8/10
  • "Apple Releases First Beta Of OS X Mountain Lion 10.8.1 To Developers" Cult of Mac 2:47 PM
  • "More evidence of a 13" Retina MacBook Pro surfaces as benchmarks" Ars Technica 8/10
  • "13-Inch Retina MacBook Pro Once Again Shows Up in Benchmarks" MacRumors 8/10
  • " team hints at IMAP support, admits Mac client support 'isn't great'" The Verge 8/10
  • "OS X Pad HD Turns Your iPad into a Mac Tablet" Lifehacker 8/10
  • "Apple seeds first beta of OS X Mountain Lion 10.8.1 (build 12B13) to developers" 9 to 5 Mac 8/10
  • "OS X Mountain Lion 10.8.1 Beta Released for Dev Testing, May Include Wi-Fi Fix?" OS X Daily 8/10
  • "Google working on Gmail issues for Apple users" CNET News 8/10
  • "Google Aware of Gmail Problems on Apple Devices, Working on Fix" AllThingsD 8/10
  • "Q&A: MacFixIt Answers/We answer questions about systems not booting after files were manually deleted files to clear up space, FTP in Mountain Lion, and more." CNET Reviews 8/10
  • "Bugs & Fixes: Two Mountain Lion bugs that crash apps" Macworld 8/10
  • "System Preferences in OS X 10.8, Mountain Lion: Desktop & Screen Saver" eXtensions 12:23 PM
  • "How to Change Your View of OS X System Preferences" The Mac Observer 9:30 AM
  • "Safari 6 review: Apple's latest web browser update introduces a few new features" Macworld UK 8/10
  • "Skype for Mac 5.8 review: Skype's text, voice and video services fine-tuned with latest update" Macworld UK 8/10
  • "Adobe Creative Cloud review: Should you spend your physical cash on Adobe's virtual creative hub?" Macworld UK 8/10
  • "Clean up your Mac desktop in a jiffy with Desktop Tidy" The Next Web 8/10
  • "Block apps from accessing the Internet with Radio Silence" Macworld 8/10
  • "Hard Disk Failure on the Office iMac: Part 4 -Repaired, Returned and Renewed" eXtensions 8/10
  • "Ask Andru: How do I stop iPhoto from opening when I plug in my iPhone?" GeekWire 8/10
  • "System Preferences in OS X 10.8, Mountain Lion: Date & Time" eXtensions 8/10
  • "Ask the iTunes Guy: Converting music files" Macworld 8/10
  • "Turn Off Notification Center in OS X Mountain Lion Temporarily" OS X Daily 8/10
  • "Getting Intimate With Your System Preferences: Personal Settings" Mactuts+ 8/10
  • "MacMost Now 746: Securing Your iCloud Account" MacMost 8/10
  • "Trick OS X Mountain Lion's Dictation into Learning New Words by Adding Fake Contacts" Lifehacker 8/10
  • "Two Easy Ways To Access Notification Center [OS X Tips] Cult of Mac 8/10
  • "How to Configure Apple Mail to Avoid Duplicate Drafts with Gmail" The Mac Observer 8/10
  • "Mountain Lion: Getting Rid of the 'Documents in the Cloud' Dialog" The Mac Observer 8/10
  • "Trick OS X Mountain Lion's Dictation into Learning New Words by Adding Fake Contacts" Lifehacker 8/10
  • "Mac 101: Use Spotlight for quick review of Calendar events" TUAW 8/10
  • "Access older versions of documents stored on iCloud via Time Machine" Mac OS X Hints 8/10
  • "Remotely connect to a Mac via SSH using iCloud's network" Mac OS X Hints 8/10
  • "Auto-delete a DMG file when ejecting a disk image" Mac OS X Hints 8/10
  • "A New, Simpler, Clever Way To Launch Apps On Your Mac With A Pop Out Tab" TeraTalks 8/10
  • "How To Mirror Your Mac's Screen To A TV When Your Mac Doesn't Support AirPlay Mirroring" Mac 360 8/10
  • "A Blast From The Past: Déjà Vu, The Preference Pane App Which Backs Up Files And Clones Your Mac" McSolo 8/10
  • "Got Tasks And Projects? How The New Mac Things App Can Reshape Your Work" Mac 360 8/10
  • "The Free Mac Twitter App That Does What Twitter's Official App Does Not" BohemianBoomer 8/10
  • "4 Easy Ways To Use Your Mac As A Web Development Platform For Fun And Profit" NoodleMac 8/10
  • "Particle Debris: Apple's Email App is in the Coffin Corner" The Mac Observer 8/10
  • "What is cloud computing? Amazon, Google Drive, iCloud, Dropbox explained" CBS News 8/10
  • "The Apple Incident" RSA 8/10
  • "Odgaard: 'I will continue working on TextMate as long as I am a Mac user'/Developer rebuts criticism from all sides on open sourcing the OS X text editor."  Ars Technica 8/10
  • "How to Use Substitition in Mountain Lion, Wozniak Sees Dark Side of the Cloud, and More" Low End Mac 8/10
  • "The 10 features removed from Mountain Lion that we miss the most: Apple's ruthless simplification left Mountain Lion skinnier than we'd like." Ars Technica 8/10
Press Releases
  • "Star Wars: The Force Unleashed now on Mac App Store" FairerPlatform 8/10
  • "Wargame: AirLand Battle unveiled in its first in-game teaser!" Wargame 8/10
  • "TextMate 2.0 goes open source" The Verge 8/10
  • "Ninja Guy for OS X: Epic Cult Action Adventure Finally Comes to the Mac" prMac 8/10
  • "Xeric Design Launches EarthDesk 6.0 With Major New Mapping Features" prMac 8/10
  • "Macmanus releases the collection of Sandvox Designs on the Mac App Store" prMac 8/10
  • "SyncMate 4: iCloud, BlackBerry, Google Drive, OS X 10.8 support added" prMac 8/10
General Interest/Potpourri
  • "GameStop's master turnaround plan revolves around selling used Apple products" 9 to 5 Mac 9:29 PM
  • "Tablets nearly as big as laptops, desktops for Web purchases: Meteoric growth in buying via tablets seen in coming months" Computerworld 8/10
  • "Apple Has Sold $50 Billion Worth of iPhones in U.S." Mashable 8/10
  • "Chinese Boy Who Sold Kidney for Apple Products Suing for Compensation of US$360,000" M.I.C. Gadget 8/10
  • "Trial begins in the case of a kidney sold for an iPad" The Verge 8/10
  • "'Kidney for an Ipad' case goes on trial in China" The Inquirer 8/10
  • "'Kidney for iPad' case goes to trial" TG Daily 8/10
  • "Trial Over Selling Kidney for an iPad Starts in China" The Mac Observer 8/10
  • "OK, hands up: Who hasn't sold an iPad to a big biz? UK channel pumps thousands of Apple slabs into enterprises" Channel Register 8/10
  • "Apple deemed this rare original Macintosh commercial 'too self-congratulatory' to air" 9 to 5 Mac 8/10
  • "This Apple Commercial Was Too Self-Congratulatory To Run" TechCrunch 8/10
  • "Samsung's Chromebox: A dead ringer for Apple's Mac Mini" Fortune 8/10
  • "Apple Matches iPhone Discounts Ahead of New Model" PCWorld 8/10
  • "iPhone records 1,000 foot free-fall, survives" CNET News 8/10
Non-Apple News
  • "Samsung Invents a Slim Tablet with a Slide-Out Keyboard" Patent Bolt 8/10
  • "Exovolt stackable battery creates unlimited capacity: Billed as the first of its kind, Exovolt lets you build a tower of power for gadgets on the go." CNET News 8/10
  • "Olé, Olé: Google's Soccer Doodle" TheStreet 8/10
  • "Google adds Now-style quick answers to mobile web results" ZDNet 8/10
  • "New Technology Means You'll Never Run Another Yellow Light" Wired 8/10
  • "Soft robot inches along like a worm" TG Daily 8/10
  • "How to Detect Apps Leaking Your Data: A service called Mobilescope acts as a watchdog, alerting users when apps copy and transmit sensitive information." Technology Review 8/10
  • "Geek girls unite with games, comics, Buffy" Reuters 8/10
  • "Kinect 2 image leaked, shows increased detail and depth data" The Verge 8/10
  • "New algorithm said to scrub nets for threats" EE Times 8/10
  • "Samsung details next-gen Exynos processor for smartphones and tablets" IDG News Service 8/10
  • "Call it Zucker Burg: Facebook campus gets its own Main Street/New Facebook campus in Menlo Park is out in the boondocks, so the company is building its own Main Street to cater to employees and attract bright Silicon Valley minds." Los Angeles Times [Free Registration Required] 8/10
  • "Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer attempting to recruit Twitter executive, report says" CBS News 8/10
  • "Spam sticking to Pinterest: Website shuts accounts in move to curb problem" Boston Herald 8/10
  • "Blizzard Security Breached, Passwords Accessed" InformationWeek 8/10
  • "SAP's Chen Challenges Oracle, IBM With Database Advances" Bloomberg 8/10
  • "Rackspace CEO Bets the Farm on 'Open Cloud'" TheStreet 8/10
  • "Meet Gauss, the Latest Weapon in the Unfolding U.S.-Israeli Cyberwar" AllThingsD 8/10
  • "Gauss: Researchers release detection tools" Washington Post [Free Registration Required] 8/10
  • "How Smartphones Keep Parents Organized" Mashable 8/10
  • "In Touch With His Inner Steve Jobs? Zynga CEO Mark Pincus cops to being hard-driving but insists he's a nice guy." Slate 8/10
  • "Gene Steinberg meets author Ted Landau, Laptop magazine's Mike Prospero, and 'iTunes Guy' Kirk McElhearn this week on The Tech Night Owl LIVE!" The Tech Night Owl LIVE 12:24 PM
  • "The Apple Revolution: Steve Jobs, the Counter Culture, and How the Crazy Ones Took Over the World by Luke Dormehl – review/A genial account of the rise of Apple fails to probe the company's cultural significance" The Guardian 7:15 AM
  • "Searching for Magic in India and Silicon Valley: An Interview with Daniel Kottke, Apple Employee #12" Boing Boing 8/10
  • "Bruce Sharpe of Singular Software Shows Off PluralEyes" MacVoicesTV 8/10
  • "An industrial designer's take on the purported iPhone 5: Recent photos and Video that allegedly depict the iPhone 5: or parts of it anyway: left some people underwhelmed. But designer Don Lehman takes a closer look, and he thinks the depicted gadget looks pretty boss." CNET News 5:54 PM
  • "13-Inch MacBook Pro With Retina Display Makes Another Appearance On Benchmark Site" Redmond Pie 10:00 AM
  • "iPhone 5 Battery Smaller Than Expected? Images said to show the Apple iPhone 5's battery prompt concerns about the upcoming smartphone's staying power." InformationWeek 9:29 AM
  • "iPhone 5 mini connector images leak" Digital Spy 7:18 AM
  • "Alleged Photos of Apple's New Dock Connector"  MacRumors 8/10
  • "Next Generation iPhone Battery Only Marginally Higher Capacity" MacRumors 8/10
  • "If this leaked battery component is real, the next iPhone will likely be thinner and capable of LTE" The Next Web 8/10
  • "Rumor: iPhone 5 Has A Bigger Battery" Apple Bitch 8/10
  • "Alleged iPhone 5 battery photos reveal bump in capacity" CNET News 8/10
  • "iOS 6 confirms iPhone 5 display size (Part 2)" Electricpig 8/10
  • "iOS6 Safari currently beats out Windows Phone 8 for HTML5 features" wpcentral 8/10
  • "Report: Apple to Ditch Optical Drives in New iMac, Mac Pro" PC Magazine 8/10
  • "Apple's next innovation: 3D gesture-based computing puts the 'post' in Post-PC" Computerworld 8/10
  • "New 'WiFi Plus Cellular' feature to be introduced in iOS 6" Macworld UK 8/10
  • "iPad Drives Tablet Market Growth, Microsoft Surface vs. Others, USB Hub/Card Reader for iPad, and More" Low End Mac 8/10
  • "iFixit Repair Guides for Retina MacBook Pro, Lenovo's 3 Pound ThinkPad X1 Carbon, and More" Low End Mac 8/10
Price Trackers/Deals
  • "The Incident For iPhone and iPad Is Temporarily Available For Free (Normally $0.99)" Apple Sliced 8:39 AM
  • "Mech Guardian For iPhone and iPad Is Free Right Now (Previously $1.99)" Apple Sliced 8:39 AM
  • "Altimeter+ For iPhone Is Free Today (Was $0.99)" Apple Sliced 8:39 AM
  • "iPad Closeout & Refurbished & Used Buyer's Guide -Prices From $245 To $779 -Best iPad Prices Reviews & Information" MacReviewZone 7:17 AM
  • "Best Selling Mac Scanners -From $85 To $496 -Prices, Reviews And Information" MacReviewZone 7:17 AM
  • "Mac Compatible Printers... Prices Range From $80 To $450 -Best Selling -Prices, Deals, Reviews And Information" MacReviewZone 7:17 AM
  • "There are six new items in The US Apple Store, six were restocked , 75 were unchanged, and 11 were Sold Out." While Supplies Last 6:54 AM
  • "3D Rollercoaster Rush For iPhone Is Temporarily Available For Free (Normally $2.99)" Apple Sliced 8/10
  • "Jaws Revenge For iPhone and iPad Is Free Right Now (Previously $0.99)" Apple Sliced 8/10
  • "Island Empire(Deluxe) For iPhone and iPad Is Free Today (Was $9.99)" Apple Sliced 8/10
  • "MacBook Pro Prices & Sales" MacPrices 8/10
  • "MacBook Air Prices & Sales" MacPrices 8/10
  • "Apple MacBook Air Buyer's Guide -Prices $680 To $1,599 -Prices, Reviews And Information" MacReviewZone 8/10
  • "Apple MacBook Pro Buyer's Guide -15 Inch Models -Prices From $1,050 to $3,049... Other Extras -Best Prices, Reviews & Information" MacReviewZone 8/10
  • "Apple MacBook Pro Buyer's Guide -13 Inch Models -Prices $740 To $1,499 -Best Prices, Reviews & Information" MacReviewZone 8/10

  • "The Week in iPad Cases: Dream avatar" Macworld 7:21 PM
  • "MacBook Pro Case Review: WaterField Designs SleeveCase for Mac Laptops Review" Mobile Tech Review 7:20 PM
  • "Logitech Mini Boombox Bluetooth Speaker: Powerful Sound in a Futuristic Suit [Review] Cult of Android 9:17 PM
  • "13-Inch Macbook Air and 13-Inch Macbook Pro Review" Mac|Life 8/10
  • "Mophie Juice Pack Powerstation Duo" PC Magazine 8/10
  • "Review: Pure Contour 100i clock radio speaker" MacNN 8/10
  • "Matrox Dualhead2Go Digital ME review: Expand your desktop real estate with this curiously named product" Macworld UK 8/10
  • "Logitech UE Air Speakers review: An affordable, but high-quality, AirPlay speaker system" Macworld UK 8/10
  • "Sennheiser Amperior headphones review: Sennheiser's new Amperior headphones offer rugged good looks and excellent sound quality." PC Advisor 8/10
  • "Video Review: id America Metropolitan In Ear Headphone" Run Around Tech 8/10
  • "Review: Spigen Karim Rashid Harmony Case for the iPhone 4/4S" Run Around Tech 8/10
  • "G-RAID brings great looks, even greater speed" Dallas Morning News [Paid Membership Required] 8/10
  • "Hex's Fleet Sonic is a laptop backpack for all-purpose use" Macworld 8/10
iPad/iPhone/iPod touch Apps
  • "The 3 best iPad comic book readers" GigaOM 5:25 PM
  • "1Password vs. LastPass vs. mSecure: iPhone password management app shootout!" iMore 8/10
  • "Things 2.0 for iPhone, iPad, and Mac is Here (and it's Awesome)" iSource 8/10
  • "I Trusted a Total Stranger to Buy My Groceries — New Apps Do the Shopping for You" AllThingsD 8/10
  • "Best New Feature In iOS 6 Will Make You Rock And Spend More Money" App Advice 8/10
  • "Help Wanted: Moonlighters for Mobile Apps" [Paid Membership Required] 8/10
  • "Time FX for iPad and iPhone review: Autodesk offer a sculptural fluid dynamic alarm clock for the iPad and iPhone" Macworld UK 8/10
  • "What time is it on Mars? There's a Mac app for that" TUAW 8/10
  • "Appidemic: Edna & Harvey: The Breakout for iPad" AppleTell 8/10
  • "Kung Pow Granny Isn't Your Average Granny" App Advice 8/10
  • "SpellTower Review: Challenging puzzles make this a great iOS word game" Macworld 8/10
  • "'Party Wave' Review - A Troubled Title from a Gaming Legend" Touch Arcade 8/10
  • "Rounds: Franklin Frog Teaches Biology Basics to the Preschool Set — iPad App Review" PadGadget 8/10
  • "Find Your Mix of Logic and Luck in Megacity HD – iPad App Review" PadGadget 8/10
  • "Mus + Lang L1 Review/Music and Language: two classic disciplines collide to educate and inform in a pleasurable process." 148Apps 8/10
  • "Organ Trail: Director's Cut Review/Organ Trail: Director's Cut might just look like an Apple 2 classic with a 'fresh' coat of Zombie Paint, but it does more than simply re-skin a classic gaming gem." 148Apps 8/10
  • "MazzyBoyHD Review: Navigate the stickman through a variety of complex 3D labyrinths, but be warned that the controls may disrupt the gameplay." 148Apps 8/10
  • "Gasketball Review: Gasketball is like basketball, but with portals and buzzsaws. Also, it's playable over the internet, which is difficult to do with a real basketball." 148Apps 8/10
  • "Happy Street Review: Hip and happy? What more could you want?" 148Apps 8/10
  • "A Beginner's Guide to Podcasting on The Mac" Mactuts+ 9:59 AM
  • "Multiple Apple IDs and iOS devices in a Family" iLounge 8/10
  • "Stream Airplay Audio From An iOS Device To Android Using HIFI" AddictiveTips 8/10
  • "Samsung is Apple's Biggest Fan"  Nicklazilla 7:03 PM
  • "Apple's original software construction kit: HyperCard turns twenty-five years old today" TUAW 8:24 PM
  • "Proof that Samsung is a Huge Apple Fanboy" Cult of Mac 3:05 PM
  • "The Macalope Weekly: Pointless exercises" Macworld 10:39 AM
  • "Apple offered to license its patents to Samsung for $30 per smartphone and $40 per tablet" Edible Apple 12:25 PM
  • "Apple v Samsung: Cupertino Demanded $30 Per Smartphone, $40 Tablet" Tapscape 10:38 AM
  • "Why iPad Mini Is A Good Move By Apple" TabletCrunch 3:57 PM
  • "Rumor: Detailed Pictures Of New iPhone 5 Dock Connector Appear" AppleBitch 12:25 PM
  • "Upcoming iMac and Mac Pro could come without optical drives" Tech 2 6:50 AM
  • "Rumor: 13 Inch Retina Display MacBook Pro Coming Soon" Apple Bitch 1:40 PM
  • "Lost Ancient Apple Ad Explains A Lot, Actually" BuzzFeed 6:53 AM
  • "Apple v. Samsung Closes Week Two, the Patent Expert Parade" Wired 8/10
  • "China: Linsanity Sweeps the Nation while Apple Faces Yet Another Lawsuit" Minyanville 8/10
  • "Wi-Fi Plus Cellular: Is iOS 6 Feature Consumer Friendly?" BYTE 8/10
  • "Apple in the courtroom: 25 years of defending the crown jewels/After adapting concepts from Xerox PARC to create the Lisa and Macintosh computers, Apple has spent decades trying to protect its user interface software and hardware designs via litigation." CNET News 8/10
  • "Apple's fanboys have all grown up: A YouGov study shows that Apple's fanboys have aged. The 35-plus sector is a bigger supporter of the brand than the 18- to 34-year-old. Now do you see why Apple did the boy Genius ads?" CNET News 8/10
  • "A Closer Look at Apple's Next-Generation 'Unibody' iPhone Design" MacRumors 8/10
  • "iPhone 5: bigger screen and 4G LTE on tap amid continuing Android controversy" Beatweek 8/10
  • "Why You Shouldn't Bite on the $50 Apple iPhone 4S Discount" TheStreet 8/10
  • "Is the iPad Hurting Children's Brain Development?" PadGadget 8/10
  • "Samsung-RIM Deal Could Kill Apple (or Samsung)" CIO 8/10
  • "Apple's Mobile Commerce Future: AuthenTec Just The Start/Look at Apple's proposed buy of fingerprint sensor expert Authentec alongside iOS 6 plans, App Store growth, and Android legal battles, and you'll see a long term competitive strategy." InformationWeek 8/10
  • "Google's New Voice-Powered Search For iOS Makes Siri Look Like She's Going Nowhere" Forbes 8/10
  • "Will Apple Adopt Touché Technology?" MacNews 8/10
  • "Samsung's Attorney Caught Without License to Practice v. Apple" The Mac Observer 8/10
  • "Apple lifts curtain on iPod touch sales figures for the first time" Ars Technica 8/10
  • "As The Trial Rages On, Court Filing Sheds New Light On Apple And Samsung Device Sales" TechCrunch 8/10
  • "Copying Apple or as Samsung Calls it Benchmarking Your Peers" Tech.pinions 8/10
  • "iPhone 5 rumor rollup for the week ending Aug. 10" Network World 8/10
  • "Why a Two-Tone Unibody iPhone Makes Perfect Sense" Gizmodo 8/10
  • "Why The Next iPhone Has A Two-Toned Metal Backplate" Cult of Mac 8/10
  • "For Apple-branded TV, the price must be right" TG Daily 8/10
  • "Why would Apple make a 7-inch iPad? The kids"  ZDNet 8/10
  • "Apple sold more smartphones in two quarters than Samsung sold in two years in the U.S." BGR 8/10
  • "The Fallout of Apple vs. Samsung: All The Apple Secrets You Already Knew" PixoBebo 8/10
  • "Apple's New iMac And MacPro: The Clues To The Future Are In The Past (what's new, what's missing)" Mac 360 8/10
  • "Revealed: The secrets of the next iMac" Electricpig 8/10
  • "iPhone Secrets Revealed: Apple Made $590 Per Handset" Tapscape 8/10
  • "iPhone 5 Pictures: Beautiful or Meh?" Tapscape 8/10
  • "Samsung is moments away from a true iPad alternative" SlashGear 8:52 PM
  • "Cloudy with a chance of data loss" I, Cringely 8:24 PM
  • "To fight Apple-flight, Microsoft must hang tough on Surface: I don't see anything on the Windows 8 horizon aside from Surface that would rival Apple. So Microsoft needs to stick to its guns and execute on Surface." CNET News 5:54 PM
  • "An alternate view of the patent landscape [Ted Talk Video] 9 to 5 Mac 9:48 AM
  • "Malaria is no excuse for patent trolling, Mr. Myhrvold" GigaOM 6:50 AM
  • "Google Nexus 7 is (almost) the only device I need" ["I've also found that -- unlike the iPad -- it's just small enough to slip into the pocket of a pair of baggy pants and always have at arm's length."] CNET News 8/10
  • "The Back Page: Microsoft Trainwreck Edging Towards 'Modern UI' to Replace 'Metro" The Mac Observer 8/10
  • "New Site Grades Those Pesky 'Terms of Service' Agreements You Never Read" Time 8/10
  • "Motorola's mystery phone is a big letdown" CNET 8/10
  • "Samsung, Amazon may be testing limits of phones, tablets" MarketWatch 8/10
  • "The week in tech: 5 must-know things" USA Today 8/10
  • "Blizzard hacked: What you should do" VentureBeat [Free Registration Required] 8/10
  • "Blizzard Hack: A Security Guide For Users" PCWorld 8/10
  • "Is Your Computer Infected With Gauss Malware?" PC Magazine 8/10
  • "Mind the gaps: 3 missing pieces in cloud computing" InfoWorld 8/10
  • "Meet the free alternatives to Photoshop, Acrobat and AutoCAD" The Globe and Mail [Free Registration Required] 8/10
  • "BYOD Improves Productivity, but Security Still a Concern: Trend Micro" eWeek 8/10
  • "No medals at Olympics for 3-D TV, Ultra HDTV" EE Times 8/10
  • "Best Google Nexus 7 Apps: 16 Free Downloads for Your Android Tablet" PCWorld 8/10
  • "It's Nice to See Google Focused On Search Again" Techland 8/10
  • "Back-To-School: How To Become A Google Intern" TechCrunch 8/10
  • "The 6 companies Google has bought in 2012 (so far): Google has been bolstering its technology by buying out other companies; here are six the search giant has bought this year" Network World 8/10
  • "10 tips & tricks for Google Calendar and Gmail" CIO 8/10
  • "Gaming industry suffers tough July as hardware, software slumps" CNET News 8/10
  • "It's a Bull Market for Tech Patents" [Video Report] CNBC 8/10
  • "Yahoo! May Become 'Google Junior'" TheStreet 8/10
  • "Mobile Growth Explosion Expected to Continue (infographic)" View From Above 8/10
  • "Okay Samsung, let's see if I understand this" The Loop 8:02 PM
  • "If Fonts Had Voices They Would Sound Like This" Gizmodo 8/10
  • "Here Are The 10 Funniest Mac Guy Memes You'll See All Week [Gallery] Cult of Mac 8/10
Press Releases/Products/Public Relations
  • "SPOT Connect helps your iPhone rescue you via satellite" TUAW 8:04 PM
  • "MacTracker for Mac, iOS updates available" FairerPlatform 10:39 AM
  • "This Week's Must-Have iOS Games: Ghostbusters, Tiny War XD, Pitfall! & More [Roundup] Cult of Mac 9:48 AM
  • "Safe & Sound case looks to pump up the volume of your iPad" iMore 6:45 AM
  • "Don't Buy This iPhone Tethering App Before It Gets Pulled From The App Store" Cult of Mac 6:36 AM
  • "Minecraft Pocket Edition Gets New Angry Mobs, Bow and Arrow" iClarified 8/10
  • "Tiltpod Mobile adds an iPhone tripod to your keychain: This clever-looking $15 gizmo lets you set up your iPhone for rock-steady, hands-free photography." CNET Reviews 8/10
  • "The TiltPod, The Handiest iPhone Keychain Tripod Yet" Cult of Mac 8/10
  • "iPad 3 Internals Wallpapers" iFixit 8/10
  • "10 Best iPhone and iPad apps this week" The Guardian 8/10
  • "WordPress releases major app refresh for iPhone, iPad" CNET News 8/10
  • "'Sona' for iPad provides a touchscreen take on the classic 'Simon' game" The Verge 8/10
  • "Mixel iPad app removed from App Store, network closing in September" The Verge 8/10
  • "Bluetooth 2 SIM Carrier for iPhone / iPod / iPad (Silver)" USBfever 8/10
  • "Stress Prevention with Reflexology price cut available August 11 and 12" prMac 8/10
  • "Speak and Learn Korean special price cut August 11 and 12" prMac 8/10
  • "Bible Hangman Quest special price cut August 11 and 12" prMac 8/10
  • "Devil War Free for iOS - MMO with Battles, Parties, Raids and Quests" prMac 8/10
  • "Space Wars HD and Space Wars HD for iPad on the AppStore: Crash 'Em All" prMac 8/10
  • "Rate Your Facebook Friends for iPhone available now" prMac 8/10
  • "Dorada Software Updates Popular iOS Podcasting Application" prMac 8/10
  • "Point Four 1.0 for iPad - Puzzle/Strategy Game Played on a Chessboard" prMac 8/10
  • "Turn your iPad into a Golf Computer with GolfSites Recap" prMac 8/10
  • "Run as Terrance and Collect Burgers in DreamCat for iOS" prMac 8/10
  • "porTable by Olearis: Physical Simulation of Tabletop Games" prMac 8/10
  • "New OneNote Companion iPad App Released to Improve Office on iPad" prMac 8/10
  • "Combat Evil UFOs on New iOS Game Striker : Protect Our Planet" prMac 8/10
  • "Bug Frenzy - Flower Defense 1.0 for iOS: Help Defend Plant Against Pests" prMac 8/10
Computer Industry
  • "IBM Interested in RIM Enterprise Services" Social Barrel 6:39 AM
  • "IBM wants RIM's crown jewel: its enterprise business, Report says: Acquisition could proVide a boost to IBM mobile business, but analysts are skeptical" Computerworld 6:33 AM
  • "Reports: IBM considering acquisition of RIM enterprise services?" Computerworld UK 7:27 AM
  • "Report of IBM interest gives RIM stock a shot in the arm" Vancouver Sun 7:26 AM
  • "H-P's malaise signals a wrong turn in the Valley: Commentary: If Meg can't save it, the entire Silicon Valley is at risk" MarketWatch 7:21 AM
  • "Don't price Surface at $199, pleads Acer: Acer wants Microsoft to create a price gap that PC makers can drive a truck through." CNET News 5:54 PM
  • "Microsoft Responds to Windows 8 Hate From Game Devs" Tom's Hardware 7:29 AM
  • "[Rumor]Lenovo Prepping a Laptop/Tablet Hybrid Device Based on Winows RT" Windows 8 Beta 12:30 PM
  • "Microsoft (NASDAQ:MSFT) Plans to Keep Facebook (NASDAQ:FB) Stake for Long Term; Plans to Combat Google – MSFT, ADBE, IBM, ORCL" eStocks Daily 7:27 AM
  • "ARMed for battle: British company ARM claims it's a few generations ahead of Intel. We find out more about their new designs" Postnoon 7:23 AM
  • "Lenovo announces ThinkPad Tablet 2 with Windows 8 and Intel Atom" 7:28 AM
  • "Intel is Working on Ultrabooks That Could Wirelessly Charge Your Smartphone" Complex Tech 8:40 PM
  • "AMD's Radeon HD 7850 1GB is without competition in its price range" Decrypted Tech 8:38 PM
  • "Solid Q4 expected from Cisco: Wall Street upbeat on results, outlook for rest of 2012" Network World 8:39 PM
  • "How Big Data Became So Big" New York Times [Free/Paid Registration Required] 8:40 PM
Finances (Click heading for current Apple Stock price.)
Apple News
  • "Potential Apple Stock Split Could Be Among Largest Ever" WSJ Blogs 8/10
  • "Everything you need to know about trading Apple right now" MarketWatch 8/10
  • "Even if Apple Hits $1 Trillion by 2016, Oracle and Adobe More Undervalued" The Motley Fool 8/10
Industry News
  • "Yahoo shares fall; RIM rises on speculation: Latest chatter has IBM interested in parts of BlackBerry maker" MarketWatch 8/10
  • "U.S. stocks stretch weekly gains to five: Yahoo's Mayer sends a strange signal" MarketWatch 8/10
  • "S&P 500 Caps Longest Rally Since 2010 On Stimulus Bets" Bloomberg 8/10
  • "Wall Street Pressured by China Trade Data" FOXBusiness 8/10
  • "Stocks Higher for Week, S&P Logs 6-Day Rally" CNBC 8/10
  • "Wall St slips on China data, S&P still up for week" Reuters 8/10
  • "Chinese economic downturn weighs on markets despite hopes of more stimulus" Associated Press [Free Registration Required] 8/10
  • "Stocks Rise on Speculation of Fed Support" TheStreet 8/10
  • "Stocks: U.S. stocks finished a week of gains with a Friday of little change, following disappointing economic data from China and the U.S. heightened fears about a global slowdown." CNNMoney 8/10
  • "U.S. Stocks Rally at Close" [Paid Membership Required] 8/10
  • "Stocks face pressure from China" CNNMoney 8/10
  • "U.K. stocks index falls on China growth concerns: Miners weigh after China's trade surplus shrinks" MarketWatch 8/10
  • "Asian Markets Decline on Chinese Data" [Paid Membership Required] 8/10
  • "Asia Markets: Asian stocks retreat as China data, earnings weigh/Regional benchmarks end week higher, led by 5.3% rise for Kospi" MarketWatch 8/10
  • "Streak Ends for European Stocks" [Paid Membership Required] 8/10
  • "Europe Markets: China data take toll on European stocks" MarketWatch 8/10
  • "Most active Nasdaq-traded stocks: Nasdaq's 10 most active stocks at the close of trading" Associated Press 8/10
  • "Final Glance: Computer companies/Computer companies shares up at the close of trading" Associated Press 8/10
  • "Midday Glance: Computer companies/Computer companies shares mixed at 1 p.m." Associated Press 8/10

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