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MacSurfer's Archive: Tuesday, August 21, 2012


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Tuesday Highlights: The Motley Fool post charts of iPod, iPhone, and iPad eras and their contribution to Apple's rise toward becoming a trillion dollar company; Counterpoint Research data over Q1 2018 show an overall dip in YoY US smartphone sales, exception being Apple which has shown record growth of 16% YoY; Quartz shows how important Apple Watch has become in jobs like "airline attendants, bartenders, waiters, baristas, shop owners"; here's how you can run your old 32-bit macOS apps in the latest OSes; analysts believe the TV experience Google offers with YouTube TV is what "Apple promised us but failed to deliver"; Politico details President Trump's "rogue" iPhone security; creepy story straight from SciFi theater where school in China now using face recogition in-class to identify students not paying attention; Stephen Silver at AppleInsider goes inside Consumer Reports' testing regimen for Apple products; PCWorld take new Razer Core X GPU for a spin, even works with Macs; CNET opinion piece calls for Apple to open a watch face store.

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  • "Apple Rally Turns Into Mania As September 12 Gets Closer" Forbes 10:08 AM
  • "Apple Reaches Record U.S. Market Value On IPhone Optimism" Bloomberg 12:01 PM
  • "Apple's Record-Breaking Value: Hard to Reach, Hard to Keep" MacNewsWorld 11:53 AM
  • "Apple Is History's Richest U.S. Company: Apple Inc. surpassed Microsoft Corp. Monday as the largest U.S. company ever, measured by stock-market value." Dow Jones Newswires 10:09 AM
  • "Apple's market value exceeds Microsoft's during 1999 bubble" Reuters 7:42 AM
  • "Apple Now Biggest-Ever U.S. Company" [Paid Membership Required] 7:24 PM
  • "Samsung presents its closing arguments against Apple, with claims Apple tried to mislead jury" 9 to 5 Mac 7:25 PM
  • "Apple, Samsung present closing arguments in California patent trial" AppleInsider 7:25 PM
  • "In closing arguments, Apple lawyer tells Samsung: 'Make your own phones'/Jury is asked to punish Samsung to the tune of $2.75 billion." Ars Technica 8:36 PM
  • "Apple, Samsung make final pitch to jury" Reuters 5:53 PM
  • "Apple-Samsung patent trial live blog: Closing arguments" Silicon Valley 3:21 PM
  • "Live: Apple's closing arguments in Apple vs. Samsung" The Verge 11:07 AM
  • "The judge's 109-pp instructions to the Apple v. Samsung jury" Fortune 3:21 PM
  • "Apple's closing shot hits at Samsung 'copycat' docs: Apple once again hammers away at Samsung over internal documents in its closing argument against the company." CNET News 4:23 PM
  • "Apple, Samsung brass hats' patent spat chitchat falls flat: Apple and Samsung's chief execs have discussed their US patent trial but they weren't able to sort out their differences, a lawyer for the South Korean chaebol said yesterday."  The Register 8:06 AM
  • "Apple and Samsung peace talks fail again" V3 8:49 AM
  • "Apple, Samsung Prepare for Closing Arguments" [Paid Membership Required] 7:58 AM
  • "Apple-Samsung jury told not to upgrade gadgets received as evidence: System software updates could alter the appearance of some things under dispute in the trial" IDG News Service 3:17 PM
  • "Apple, Samsung Jury Won't Hear About Missing Evidence" AllThingsD 8:11 AM
  • "Apple & Samsung Reach Deal to Hide Evidence Spoliation from Jury" The Mac Observer 10:05 AM
  • "The Apple vs. Samsung Patent Dispute: 20 Talking Points" Forbes 7:41 AM
  • "Apple v. Samsung: Did Judge Koh 'crack' under pressure? District Judge Lucy Koh threatened to sanction one of the best-known lawyers in the country and asked another legal titan if he was on 'crack.' A rookie judge builds a reputation for being tough."  CNET News 8:13 AM
  • "Samsung: Minuscule Galaxy Nexus Sales Didn't Hurt Apple" Mashable 7:43 AM
  • "Apple the driving force behind Samsung foundry business, says IC Insights"  DigiTimes 8:17 AM
  • "How Big a Wallop Could Moto Give Apple With ITC Patent Complaint?" MacNewsWorld 9:07 AM
  • "VMware virtual machines targeted by 'Crisis' espionage malware: Malware may be the first to target virtual machines, long used to block attacks." Ars Technica 5:43 PM
  • "Developer Confirms OS X 10.8.1 Update Significantly Improves MacBook Battery Life" Cult of Mac 9:21 AM
  • "OS X 10.8.1 May Address Mountain Lion Battery Life Issues" MacRumors 11:38 AM
  • "Developer release of OS X 10.8.1 said to improve battery life" Ars Technica 10:19 AM
  • "Mac malware Crisis can spread to different environments" Help Net Security 11:56 AM
  • "Apple Remote Desktop software was vulnerable to snooping" ZDNet 9:19 AM
  • "Dev pulls MplayerX from Mac App Store over sandboxing tech" Electronista 9:09 AM
  • "OS X Lion: Enabling Kerberos authentication with a third-party Key Distribution Center" Apple Support 8:34 PM
  • "OS X Finder sidebar links not working in Mountain Lion: If clicking Finder sidebar items doesn't properly show their contents, then you may need to clear some settings files." MacFixIt 2:48 PM
  • "Sprinkle a Dash of Cocoa in Your AppleScripts" MacStories 3:37 PM
  • "System Preferences in OS X 10.8, Mountain Lion: Mail, Contacts & Calendars" eXtensions 8:14 AM
  • "PluralEyes 3 Video audio synchronization" IT.Enquirer 8:40 AM
  • "LaunchMagic is a well designed app launching utility" Macworld 9:22 AM
  • "Mac Gems: Balsamic Mockups review/Fast and functional prototyping for apps and web sites, Balsamiq works on your desktop on in a web browser" Macworld UK 11:56 AM
  • "How to use multiple disks with Time Machine in Mountain Lion" MacFixIt 2:48 PM
  • "How to Surf Smarter in Apple OS X Mountain Lion" LAPTOP Magazine 8:57 AM
  • "Generate a List of Open Safari Tabs with AppleScript" Mactuts+ 9:02 AM
  • "How To: Transfer Music Files Between Mac and Android" 4:21 PM
  • "Final Cut Pro X Tips and Tricks #6: August 21st" FCPXtv 7:44 AM
  • "How to Enable 'Do Not Track' in Safari 6" OS X Daily 3:04 PM
  • "Manage eMail Better with VIP Lists and VIP Notifications in OS X Mail App" OS X Daily 3:03 PM
  • "Only Get Notifications For A Specific Mailbox In Mountain Lion [OS X Tips] Cult of Mac 8:53 AM
  • "Get A 'Now Playing' Alert From iTunes In Notification Center" AddictiveTips 8:53 AM
  • "Got Evernote? Add Onlytasks To Manage Todo Lists, Tasks, And Projects On A Mac" Mac 360 7:51 AM
  • "Got Blurred Photos In iPhoto? How To Add Sharper Focus To Blurred Photos On Your Mac" McSolo 7:51 AM
  • "A Simple Way To Put All The Windows On Your Mac's Screen Where They Belong (and stay there)" BohemianBoomer 7:51 AM
  • "Free: How To Control Your Mac From Your iPhone Or iPad And Why You Want To Do That" Mac 360 7:50 AM
  • "How To Improve The Video Quality Of Your Mac's Built-in iSight Camera With A Click" TeraTalks 7:50 AM
  • "Try The Mac RSS Reader That Dares To Think Different (think RSS subscriptions on the Desktop)" NoodleMac 7:50 AM
  • "10 Things You Need To Be Doing If You Use Apple's iCloud" Business Insider 3:03 PM
  • "David Foster Wallace's 'Word Notes' in the Oxford American Writer's Thesaurus in OS X's Dictionary App" Daring Fireball 2:51 PM
  • "Musings on OS X stability and memory management" AppleTell 2:49 PM
Press Releases
  • "ePic is a compact and attractive slideshow display app for OS X" TUAW 2:48 PM
  • "Maxthon Web Browser Now Available for iPhone – Offers Cross-Platform Syncing, Tabbed Browsing, Reader Mode and More" MacPrices 2:42 PM
  • "SIG: Luxology shows off modo 601, talks new stuff and competes with the 3D stalwarts" Architosh 11:57 AM
  • "SIG: Andersson Technologies announces new phase for SynthEyes 3D" Architosh 11:56 AM
  • "Luxion intros KeyShot 3.3 at IDSA 2012" Architosh 11:54 AM
  • "Oracle releases VirtualBox 4.1.20" BetaNews 9:21 AM
  • "Zevrix Updates Output Factory for InDesign: Adds HTML Support" prMac 10:17 AM
  • "Real Software Announces Real Studio 2012 Release 1" prMac 9:08 AM
  • "AcctVantage ERP Announces: ReadyShipper Support" AcctVantage ERP 7:50 AM
General Interest/Potpourri
  • "Apple gets 50,000 Genius Bar visitors every day - report" Macworld UK 9:16 AM
  • "Apple reveals Apple Store foot traffic" iTWire 7:52 AM
  • "Foxconn Verification Status Report: In February 2012, FLA assessed working conditions and the treatment of workers at three Chinese factories manufacturing Apple products, which are owned and operated by Hon Hai Precision Industry Co., Ltd. (Foxconn) in Shenzhen and Chengdu." Fair Labor Association 3:23 PM
  • "FLA: Apple and Foxconn have made progress in bettering facilities, 89 infractions have been corrected already" 9 to 5 Mac 3:24 PM
  • "Fair labor reports shows progress at Apple's Foxconn factories" CNET News 4:27 PM
  • "Apple, Foxconn stick to vows but toughest tasks ahead: audit" Reuters 3:29 PM
  • "Labor group: Apple and Foxconn indeed improving factory conditions/The companies are ahead on their deadlines, but most challenging tasks remain." Ars Technica 5:26 PM
  • "Foxconn makes strides in workplace conditions, takes 284 remedial actions" AppleInsider 5:45 PM
  • "Apple sued by fired worker who claims Jobs guaranteed his job" CNET News 8:44 AM
  • "Former 'Executive Producer' Of Apple's Keynote Presentations Sues Over Wrongful Termination" App Advice 9:08 AM
  • "Apple's Former Keynote Address Producer Files Suit Claiming Steve Jobs Promised Lifetime Position" MacRumors 10:20 AM
  • "Fired Apple worker sues, says Steve Jobs promised him job for life" Los Angeles Times [Paid Membership Required] 3:20 PM
  • "YAAL (Yet Another Apple Lawsuit), this time from 'employee for life' Wayne Goodrich" VentureBeat 11:27 AM
  • "Apple Asking Resellers to Triple iPad Display Space Ahead of Rumored September 12 Media Event"  MacRumors 3:38 PM
  • "Verizon Vacation Blackout Reveals The New iPhone Will Launch On Friday, September 21"  TechCrunch 2:44 PM
  • "Verizon Imposing Vacation Blackouts September 21-30 in Line with iPhone Launch Claims" MacRumors 2:46 PM
  • "Verizon blocks employee vacations ahead of expected Sept. 21 iPhone launch" AppleInsider 3:04 PM
  • "iPhone 5 Launch: Verizon vacation blackout Sept 21 through Oct 4" FairerPlatform 2:53 PM
  • "Apple iPad, HP Ultrabook laptops make Christmas 2012 layaway list at Walmart" ZDNet 9:15 AM
  • "Apple gears up to distribute in Russia; reported to be interested in opening Apple Stores in Moscow and St Petersburg" Macworld UK 8:14 AM
  • "Apple registers new Russian distribution arm, may begin selling products directly in 2013" The Next Web 8:14 AM
  • "Apple said to set up direct sales and a retail store in Russia" CNET News 8:12 AM
  • "Canada Store Will Expand Into Adjacent Space" ifoAppleStore 8:57 AM
  • "Marissa Mayer Wants To Give Every Yahoo Employee An iPhone" Business Insider 9:20 AM
  • "Revel Systems looks to outfit the iGrocery store" GigaOM 7:44 AM
  • "Why MetroPCS doesn't carry the iPhone... yet" CNET News 3:15 PM
  • "Everything Everywhere Authorized to Offer UK's First LTE Service Ahead of Next iPhone" MacRumors 9:09 AM
  • "Why Australia might miss out on the next-gen Apple TV" iTWire 7:51 AM
  • "AT&T's FaceTime limits could violate F.C.C. rules" iDownload Blog 8:55 AM
  • "LA hosts first Mobile Arts Festival for iOS-created content" iDownload Blog 3:04 PM
  • "What's This Half-Naked David Beckham Statue Doing Infront Of The 5th Ave Apple Store?" Cult of Mac 11:21 AM
Non-Apple News
  • "Half of Teens Couldn't Live Without Their Phone for a Week [Study] Mashable 2:56 PM
  • "Mobile phone users spending more dough on accessories" CNET News 11:38 AM
  • "Twin Engine Labs Ken Hanson Explains How Apple iOS Can Help ESports Pros And Casual Fans Improve At League Of Legends" Forbes 3:15 PM
  • "Tonya Engst On Web Site Upgrades, eBook Publishing and Her New Hardware" MacVoicesTV 2:43 PM
  • "Microsoft Adds Touch-Screen Support To Office Web Apps For iPad And Windows 8" Redmond Pie 8:32 PM
  • "iPhone 4 and 4S sales expected to stay hot in Q3 despite iPhone 5 launch" BGR 6:05 PM
  • "Supply volume of 7.85-inch iPad to reach 4 million units starting in September" DigiTimes 7:52 AM
  • "iPad Mini production to hit 4 million per month, says report" CNET News 8:12 AM
  • "Rumor: iPad Mini Production Will Actually Begin In September" Apple Bitch 8:13 AM
  • "Apple Will Ramp Up Production Of The iPad Mini in September [Report] Business Insider 8:59 AM
  • "Report Tips October iPad Mini Launch" PC Magazine 10:17 AM
  • "iPad mini Launch at 4 Million Unit Run Rate" Tapscape 9:23 AM
  • "Sharp Rescue Needs Precision: Sharp is coming unraveled, and fast. As Apple becomes the biggest U.S. company by market-cap ever and Samsung posts record profits, shares in Osaka-based Sharp have crashed 70% in five months to 40-year lows." [Paid Membership Required] 2:49 PM
  • "Samsung's Austin plant gets overhaul: prep for new iPhone, iPad chips?" GigaOM 9:08 AM
  • "You Need to Pay 50,000 Chinese Renminbi to Hands-on With iPhone 5 Parts for 24 Hours" M.I.C. Gadget 9:08 AM
  • "How to build yourself an iPhone 5: Leaked parts assemble!" Electricpig 8:57 AM
Granted Apple Patents
  • "Apple Wins Patents for an Inter-Mesh Communication System for Vehicles & iPhone Interactive Gaming" Patently Apple 9:00 AM
  • "Apple Granted Patent For Podcasting" MacNews 10:56 AM
  • "Apple patent lets users switch away from broadcast commercials automatically" AppleInsider 8:43 AM
  • "Apple's Latest Patent Hints It Could Let You Skip Commercials On The iTV" Business Insider 3:33 PM
  • "Apple Wins Patent For Edge-Lit Backlight Unit With Thin Profile" MacNews 10:58 AM
  • "Logic Pro/Express, MainStage: Compatible versions for OS X Mountain Lion" Apple Support 8:50 PM
  • "Logic: Dense clusters of automation nodes can cause audio to stutter" Apple Support 8:51 PM
Price Trackers/Deals
  • "Amateur Surgeon 2 For iPhone and iPad Is Temporarily Available For Free (Normally $0.99)" Apple Sliced 8:50 AM
  • "Starry Sky HD For iPad Is Free Right Now (Previously $1.99), The iPhone Version Is Also Free" Apple Sliced 8:50 AM
  • "Goats Flying For iPhone Is Free Today (Was $0.99)" Apple Sliced 8:50 AM
  • "MacBook Air Prices & Sales" MacPrices 8:44 AM
  • "MacBook Pro Prices & Sales" MacPrices 8:44 AM
  • "iPad 3 Buyer's Guide -Prices $415 To $829 -Best iPad Prices Reviews & Information" MacReviewZone 7:46 AM
  • "Apple Time Capsule Buyer's Guide -Up to $99 Off Currently Shipping Models -Best Prices, Deals, Reviews And Information" MacReviewZone 7:46 AM
  • "Apple Friendly Product Guide -Best Selling iPod Accessories -From $15 To $300 -Prices, Reviews And Information" MacReviewZone 7:47 AM
  • "Apple refurbs: Macs from $699" MacNN 2:54 PM
  • "Huge Discounts on SSD Upgrades: 120GB for $80, 240GB for $155, 480GB for $350 – Today Only from Amazon!" OS X Daily 3:04 PM
  • "Macware and Encore team up to deliver new Mac App Sale software bundle for under $50" MacAppSale 4:21 PM

  • "Apple MacBook Air 11-inch (Mid 2012)" PC Magazine 2:53 PM
  • "Escort SmartRadar review (iPhone Version)" CNET Reviews 3:20 PM
  • "Some Calculations On The Specifications Of A 13 Inch Retina Display MacBook Pro" Apple Bitch 8:43 AM
  • "Reviews: Us+U Swivel ProFolio for iPad 2/iPad (3rd-Gen)" iLounge 11:11 AM
  • "A Hands-On Look at the Inspiria Metallic Flip Case from XHiBT – iPad Gear Review" PadGadget 3:04 PM
  • "The Brick Joystick for iPhone and iPad review" iMore 8:59 AM
  • "Video Review: Skech Glow Case for the iPhone 4/4s" Run Around Tech 9:21 AM
  • "California Headphone's Laredo on-ear headphones (Video Review)" Insanely Great Mac 11:26 AM
iPad/iPhone/iPod touch Apps
  • "Hands on with Skype photo sharing for iPhone, iPad" Macworld 2:50 PM
  • "Maxthon 1.0 Takes on Safari and Chrome for the iPhone [Hands On] Mashable 9:16 AM
  • "Get This App: GateGuru" TechHive 9:06 AM
  • "The Act Review: Lack of feedback makes this a tough act to follow" Macworld 8:55 AM
  • "Out of Opponents in Hero Academy, I Challenged Its Designer" Wired 8:05 AM
  • "'Random Heroes' Review - Statistically Average Run and Gun" Touch Arcade 10:19 AM
  • "'SolaRola' Review - A Physics Platformer Equal Parts Colorful and Bland" Touch Arcade 2:53 PM
  • "'Tread of the Dead' Review - Zombie Genocide Simplified" Touch Arcade 2:53 PM
  • "Review: My Kingdom for the Princess III for iPad and Android" Tapscape 3:34 PM
  • "Drift Pool Full Review: Drift Pool is as good a way as any to get one's pool fix on the go." 148Apps 3:29 PM
  • "Blackjack Domination Review" 148Apps 2:52 PM
  • "Fluid Soccer Review: Turning soccer into a form of puzzle game and doing a pretty good job of it." 148Apps 11:14 AM
  • "Pronto Review: Its simplicity may be restrictive for some users but for the casual person who needs to remain organized, Pronto does the job well." 148Apps 10:19 AM
  • "Picsy Review: Picsy's social photo sharing gameplay will no doubt earn some fans, but they'll have to make peace with a few things first." 148Apps 9:20 AM
  • "Jack Lumber Review" 148Apps 9:11 AM
  • "How to fix a blown earpiece speaker in a Verizon or Sprint iPhone 4" iMore 3:04 PM
  • "Presenting a Popover in iPad: The UIPopoverController class (for iPad) is a very neat way to present information to the user. In this blog, we'll show how to use this class to present a popover view when the user touches a button. Let's see how it works." The iPhone Developer Resource 9:07 AM
  • "Quick Tip: You Can Charge Your iPad From Your iPhone Charger" iSource 4:23 PM
  • "Problems activating FaceTime on iPad" iLounge 3:34 PM
  • "Why you should wait for the iPad Mini: In this Ask Maggie, CNET's Marguerite Reardon explains why waiting to see if Apple introduces a small iPad may be worth your while." CNET News 8:12 AM
  • "Apple ID Security Increased with 3 Security Questions and Rescue Email Address" iPhoneinCanada 8:35 PM
  • "iCamera: Thoughts on Apple's rumored digital camera" TG Daily 5:18 PM
  • "Exclusive: Confessions from the Most Corrupt Apple Store in America (Updated)" Gizmodo 4:22 PM
  • "Where can the iPod nano go from here? iPod nano stock is dwindling, signaling a possible update." Ars Technica 4:22 PM
  • "Apple could be key for big media to monetize the small screen" AppleInsider 3:39 PM
  • "How Does Apple Avoid Microsoft's Fate?" [Video Report] CNBC 3:34 PM
  • "Something's Missing From My New MacBook Pro...." Scott Kelby 3:25 PM
  • "Is Giant Apple Being Bullied? VirnetX Holding will file a new complaint against Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) after the communications firm lost a bid to revive its patent-infringement case against the iPhone maker with the U.S. International Trade Commission." Wall St. Cheat Sheet 3:06 PM
  • "Apple's Maps Partner Integrates Foursquare - And Apple Should Too" ReadWriteWeb 2:54 PM
  • "What Apple Stock Does Before Huge Product Announcements" Business Insider 2:54 PM
  • "Despite Legal Battles, Samsung is Massively Investing in Chip Making for Apple" PadGadget 2:48 PM
  • "Why Business Users Will Love iOS 6 [Feature]"  Cult of Mac 11:21 AM
  • "Does Apple Plan On Killing The Commercial?" App Advice 11:19 AM
  • "Apple vs. Samsung: A Lawyer's Take" [Video Report] WSJ Blogs 3:05 PM
  • "The next phase of the Apple Samsung case: straw polls and sandwiches" GigaOM 3:02 PM
  • "Best Selling Smartphone Isn't iPhone" Tapscape 10:56 AM
  • "Tim Cook did speak with Samsung CEO; No agreement was reached" Edible Apple 10:15 AM
  • "Why Apple's Milestone Is 'Not That Amazing'" Daily Ticker 10:07 AM
  • "Unlimited Data (with asterisks)" This Lamp 10:05 AM
  • "HTML5 vs. Apps: Why The Debate Matters, And Who Will Win" Business Insider 11:44 AM
  • "Adobe Flash Still Popular, With Or Without Apple" BYTE 9:26 AM
  • "An LTE iPhone could be the most disruptive thing in the UK mobile market since the original"  The Verge 9:15 AM
  • "Is There a Market for the iPad Mini?" PadGadget 9:08 AM
  • "Is This Apple's Next iPhone? Yeah, Sure, Why Not" TechCrunch 9:07 AM
  • "4 iPhone features I'd like to improve in iPhone 5"  Computerworld 8:56 AM
  • "The Rise Of Third Party Services And Fall Of Google In iOS" MacStories 8:53 AM
  • "Cloud engineering could Save Humanity, suggests boffin" The Register 8:07 AM
  • "If Apple Doesn't Get A Pass, Then Beleaguered Microsoft Doesn't Deserve A Pass" PixoBebo 7:50 AM
  • "How We Love Gadgets With Personality. Are Mac Users Still In Love With Their Macs?" Mac 360 7:50 AM
  • "John Gruber spills 2000 words on the importance of pixels and typography and the awesomeness of the new MacBook Pro with Retina display without ever mentioning that most apps look like ass and relegating to a footnote that the fifteen inch laptop size is a jack of all trades master of none that fits few people's needs" Gravitational Pull 7:46 AM
  • "The Canon 1DX Makes One Hell of a 5K Movie Camera" Gizmodo 5:58 PM
  • "Samsung's New Flagship Android Tablet Still Can't Cut It [Review] Business Insider 9:31 AM
  • "This iPhone 5 keynote parody is absolutely hilarious" UberGizmo 8:41 AM
Press Releases/Products/Public Relations
  • "Personalized dining app tells you where to eat, drink" CNET News 3:35 PM
  • "Beetle Bounce Is A Freemium Game That Is Actually Fun To Play" App Advice 3:34 PM
  • "iPhone dining guide Ness nabs $15M to expand beyond restaurants" VentureBeat 3:33 PM
  • "CRM-Mate for iPad is a Mobile Client Management Solution" Tapscape 3:29 PM
  • "YC-Backed Location-Based Social Startup Glassmap Adds Photos And Events To Its iPhone App" TechCrunch 3:03 PM
  • "Keychain Logistics launches an iPhone app for the trucking industry" VentureBeat 3:02 PM
  • "SIG: New LightWave 3D Website and Online Store" Architosh 11:56 AM
  • "iPhone Attachment Detects Radiation, Electromagnetism" LAPTOP Magazine 11:08 AM
  • "Vogue Publisher Launches Fashion Game for iOS" PC Magazine 9:36 AM
  • "What Is The iGrill And Why Does Mark Zuckerberg Like It So Much?" Business Insider 9:35 AM
  • "King's Bounty: Legions now on iPad" AppleTell 9:31 AM
  • "Photo Sharing Comes To Skype's iOS Apps Along With Performance Improvements" TechCrunch 9:20 AM
  • "Discovery Bay Games raises $15 million for iOS push" Seattle Times 9:17 AM
  • "TomTom's iOS app updates with Foursquare search, check-ins" CNET Reviews 3:15 PM
  • "TomTom iOS update adds navigation to copied addresses, Foursquare check-ins" The Verge 9:15 AM
  • "Updates to Skype for iPhone & Skype for iPad Improves Performance & Adds Photo Sharing" Skype 9:45 AM
  • "Skype's iOS app updates finally add photo sharing, reduce battery drain and more" The Next Web 9:11 AM
  • "Official 'Warhammer Quest' Heading to iOS Next Spring" Touch Arcade 9:07 AM
  • "Bloombox natural iPhone amplifier dock doubles as a fancy planter" iMore 8:59 AM
  • "Fifteen-Year Olds Create Reserverr, Hoping To Replace Your Calendar" TechCrunch 8:46 AM
  • "With 54M Users, Video Chat Startup ooVoo Adds 4-Way Conferencing To Its iPad And Android Apps" TechCrunch 8:46 AM
  • "Discovery Bay Games Raises $15M Series B From Trilogy Equity, Logitech, Others For iOS 'Appcessories'" TechCrunch 8:46 AM
  • "The Padcaster Is Now Available" prMac 3:04 PM
  • "Why Converting Currency just isn't Easy Enough" prMac 7:44 AM
  • "Master history teacher Brian Hurd authors Holocaust textbook for iPad" prMac 7:44 AM
  • "Mask Jumble Animals for iOS: Wear Animal Masks in Real Time Video Mirror" prMac 7:44 AM
  • "AppIt Ventures Launches Internet Marketing Strategy App for the iPad" prMac 7:44 AM
  • "Concrete Software Releases Wordsplosion for iPhone and iPad" prMac 7:44 AM
  • "Uncover A Myriad Mysteries of The Plant World with the Botanical Guide" prMac 7:44 AM
  • "Snake Returns is wiggling through the Apple AppStore" prMac 7:44 AM
  • "Free Auto Accident App Helps Injured Victims of Michigan Accidents" prMac 7:44 AM
  • "CG Cookie, Inc Announces iOS mobile game Eat Sheep for iPad" prMac 7:44 AM
Computer Industry
  • "Microsoft Can Beat RIM, But Stands No Chance Against Apple" TheStreet 7:59 AM
  • "IDC: Microsoft bets big on Surface with more than 3 million tablets on order for launch" BGR 7:42 AM
  • "PC Makers' Hopes For Windows 8 Ebb" [Paid Membership Required] 11:53 AM
  • "Windows 8 Pro to be priced at $199 following $69.99 promotional pricing" The Verge 8:47 AM
  • "Windows 8 Pro to retail at $200 after Microsoft's promotion ends" VentureBeat 8:49 AM
  • "Microsoft Opens Windows 8 Upgrade Registration" PC Magazine 9:19 AM
  • "Why Windows 8 is terrible for desktops" VentureBeat 8:49 AM
  • "The Tablet Story Is Getting Stronger" Techland 10:10 AM
  • "Microsoft hoping customers Kinect with new Pru store" Boston Herald 8:11 AM
  • "Enlivened Lenovo changes Think-ing: Windows 8 tablets to face off vs. Microsoft Surface" Boston Herald 8:11 AM
  • "Filling Eyes With That Hewlett And Dell Double Vision" Seeking Alpha 11:20 AM
  • "After Two Missed Quarters, Can Dell Make Investors Happy at Last?" AllThingsD 7:41 AM
  • "Exclusive: Dell in Talks to Hire Former HP Networking Chief Marius Haas" AllThingsD 3:03 PM
  • "Dell Reports Second Quarter Financial Results" Business Wire 3:27 PM
  • "Dell Q2: Earnings, sales light/Company warns of Q3 sales drop from Q2, CEO says Dell 'transforming' the business, focused on 'differentiated customer value for the long term.'" CNET News 3:25 PM
  • "Dell Beats Earnings Expectations, Pares Outlook on Weak Sales" AllThingsD 3:26 PM
  • "Dell Discloses 2Q Sales Miss, Gloomier '12 View" FOXBusiness 3:28 PM
  • "Dell Earnings Beat Estimates, but Outlook Falls Short" CNBC 3:27 PM
  • "Dell Down 4% On Tough Outlook" Forbes 3:27 PM
  • "Dell falls on lowered view; 'tough' market blamed" MarketWatch 3:27 PM
  • "Dell Falls As Sales, Forecast Disappoint" Barron's 3:27 PM
  • "Dell revenue disappoints, shares slide" Reuters 3:27 PM
  • "Dell's Q2: Time to worry about server revenue?" ZDNet 9:15 AM
  • "Dell: Don't Expect Any Miracles" TheStreet 10:06 AM
  • "Dell speeds EqualLogic arrays: Stuff spindles, let's add some flash" The Register 8:06 AM
  • "Dell forms Desktop Virtualization Solutions for Government" ZDNet 9:15 AM
  • "Dell Expands Virtualization, Storage, Management Tool Lineup" InformationWeek 10:11 AM
  • "Dell Kicks It Old-School, Makes Me Place Orders With An Actual Person" Consumerist 10:11 AM
  • "IBM squeezes more power from new solar cell" GigaOM 3:02 PM
  • "Intel hires hackers to secure cars from computer viruses news" domain-b 10:14 AM
  • "Intel Corp Stock Buy Recommendation Reiterated" TheStreet 7:59 AM
  • "Intel gets a taker for their high-temperature datacenter" ZDNet 10:14 AM
  • "Intel and ARM Holdings are Becoming Competitors" The Motley Fool 3:02 PM
  • "4 Questions For Intel About The Open Cloud And The Changing World Of IT" TechCrunch 3:03 PM
  • "Cisco Systems Inc Stock Buy Recommendation Reiterated" TheStreet 7:59 AM
  • "AMD Singapore restructuring ends this month" ZDNet 10:14 AM
  • "Hackers target AMD's blog, steal usernames, emails and passwords" TechSpot 10:14 AM
Finances (Click heading for current Apple Stock price.)
Apple News
  • "Say It Ain't So: Apple Downgraded!" WSJ Blogs 12:57 PM
  • "Why Apple Isn't Finished Yet" CNBC 3:06 PM
  • "Can Apple's Run Continue?" CNBC 12:57 PM
  • "Apple is not overvalued ... yet"  CNNMoney 11:55 AM
  • "Apple 'hype' has some analysts worried: Not everyone is excited about Apple." MarketWatch 3:05 PM
  • "Oracle Investment Cuts Apple To Hold, Stock Backs Off Highs" Barron's 11:23 AM
  • "Apple $665: What Investors Need to Know" SmartMoney 9:10 AM
  • "Apple: Next Stop, $1 Trillion?" Forbes 11:24 AM
  • "Topeka: Apple Will Reach Trillion Dollar Market Cap" Barron's 9:35 AM
  • "After blowing past $500B market cap, Apple seen headed for $1 trillion" AppleInsider 8:53 AM
  • "Will Apple hit a $1 trillion market valuation?" TUAW 9:07 AM
  • "Apple seen as 'Trillion Dollar Baby'" MarketWatch 11:24 AM
  • "5 things for Apple investors to consider: As Apple hits new highs, investors have questions" MarketWatch 7:56 AM
  • "Holding Apple? Wait to Reduce Exposure" Minyanville 9:18 AM
  • "Will Apple's Top Institutional Shareholders Increase Their Holdings After The New Historical Record?" Wall St. Cheat Sheet 9:16 AM
  • "Is Samsung a Better Bet Than Apple?" CNBC 7:41 AM
  • "The Interlopers" asymco 9:08 AM
Industry News
  • "Stocks Slip After Hitting 2012 Highs, Hurt by Tech Stocks" TheStreet 4:28 PM
  • "Stock Futures Boosted by Eurozone Optimism" TheStreet 7:55 AM
  • "Dow Closes Down 68 Points" [Paid Membership Required] 4:29 PM
  • "Commodities, Futures Get a Lift from Weaker Dollar" FOXBusiness 4:29 PM
  • "Stocks: Europe draws interest" CNNMoney 7:55 AM
  • "Asian Markets Finish Mixed" [Paid Membership Required] 7:54 AM
  • "Asia Markets: Asia stocks advance; Australia, China up" MarketWatch 7:54 AM
  • "Europe Markets: European stocks rise on bond rescue hopes" MarketWatch 7:54 AM
  • "European stocks rebound, euro above $1.24" AFP 7:41 AM
  • "Most active Nasdaq-traded stocks: Nasdaq's 10 most active stocks at 1 p.m." Associated Press 3:22 PM
  • "Midday Glance: Computer companies/Computer companies shares down at 1 p.m." Associated Press 3:22 PM

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