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MacSurfer's Archive: Sunday, August 26, 2012


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

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Apple vs. Samsung Verdict
  • "Inside the Apple-Samsung Jury Room" [Paid Membership Required] 9:17 PM
  • "Apple-Samsung jury relied on Google emails: An internal 2010 message described how the firm was asked to change its product designs" Bloomberg 7:32 AM
  • "Juror Recounts Deliberations That Brought Big Apple Win" [Paid Membership Required] 8:15 AM
  • "Apple v. Samsung juror: we 'wanted to send a message'/The foreman, an engineer and patent-holder, felt Samsung was a copyist." Ars Technica 7:39 AM
  • "Apple v. Samsung: Juror says both sides' lawyers were persuasive/What appears not to have moved the jurors much were the high-priced experts they paid to testify." CNET News 9:36 AM
  • "Apple v. Samsung: Did the jury blow the Galaxy Tab verdict?" Fortune 10:16 AM
  • "Samsung Executive Calls Apple vs. Samsung Ruling 'Worst Scenario for Us'" MacRumors 6:03 PM
  • "Samsung Loses Strategic Gamble in U.S." [Paid Membership Required] 8:48 AM
  • "Samsung Facing Product Delays After Apple Wins U.S. Jury Verdict" Bloomberg 11:09 AM
  • "Apple patent win a wake-up call for industry: Apple's victory over Samsung is unlikely to spur its market share or innovation, while rivals might be prompted to get more creative." Telegraph 8:34 AM
  • "What the Apple-Samsung verdict means to you: In one sense, the verdict against Samsung in its patent contest with Apple isn't that momentous. The damages - a bit north of $1 billion - are less than half of what Apple originally sought." Computerworld New Zealand 7:54 AM
  • "At Home, Samsung Seen as Underdog" [Paid Membership Required] 8:17 AM
  • "Taiwan's Take on Apple's Victory over Samsung" Patently Apple 10:50 AM
  • "Apple Case Muddies the Future of Innovations" New York Times [Free/Paid Registration Required] 9:17 PM
  • "Apple awarded $1 billion in Samsung patent infringement case: A jury finds that South Korean smartphone company Samsung copied the look and feel of Apple's iPhone, but an appeal is likely." Los Angeles Times [Free Registration Required] 8/25
  • "Jury decides in Apple's favour, Samsung hit with $1B damages: Samsung violated several of Apple's design and technology patents, a jury has found" Macworld UK 8/25
  • "Jurors knew Samsung was guilty after first day of deliberations, wanted to send message with verdict"  AppleInsider 8/25
  • "Apple CEO Tim Cook stresses values, innovation in post-trial remarks" AppleInsider 8/25
  • "Tim Cook tells Apple employees that today's victory 'is about values'" 9 to 5 Mac 8/25
  • "Jury didn't want to let Samsung off easy in Apple trial: foreman" Reuters 8/25
  • "Completed Samsung versus Apple jury form made public" Electronista 8/25
  • "Exclusive: Apple-Samsung juror speaks out/Manuel Ilagan, one of the nine jurors who ruled in favor of Apple, tells CNET he thought Samsung's internal e-mails about incorporating some of Apple's technology into its devices, and the evasive way Samsung executives answered questions, was damning." CNET News 8/25
  • "Following Apple win, court considers ban on Samsung devices" Electronista 8/25
  • "Apple v. Samsung Injunction Hearing Set for September 20th" The Mac Observer 8/25
  • "Apple expected to file for an injunction, while Samsung says it will appeal" TUAW 8/25
  • "Samsung Might Have To Delay New Phone And Tablet Launches After Losing To Apple" Business Insider 8/25
  • "Apple-Samsung Case Shows Smartphone as Legal Magnet" New York Times [Free/Paid Registration Required] 8/25
  • "Check, Please: Experts Say Apple, Samsung Face Sky-High Legal Fees" WSJ Blogs 8/25
  • "Apple patent win may reshape sector" AFP 8/25
  • "A Verdict That Alters an Industry" New York Times [Free/Paid Registration Required] 8/25
  • "Will Apple now sue Google?"  Fortune 8/25
Apple News
  • "Apple's big burden" Reuters 11:41 AM
  • "Creator of Apple's 'Get a Mac' campaign departs famous ad agency" AppleInsider 7:39 AM
  • "Apple cleared of infringing Motorola patents, avoids U.S. import ban" AppleInsider 8/25
  • "OS X 10.8.1 giving Mac users more battery life?" iTWire 7:53 AM
  • "Dirt cheap Mac malware points up growing threat to Apple users" V3 8/24
  • "Mountain Lion update can improve battery life for some Mac notebooks: Our tests show improvements over 10.8.0, though still not as good as under Lion." Ars Technica 8/24
  • "Analysis: Retina MacBook Pro Mountain Lion Battery Life: 10.8 vs 10.8.1" The Mac Observer 8/24
  • "Mountain Lion OS X 10.8.1 Improves Battery Life Somewhat" MacRumors 8/24
  • "What's new in OS X 10.8.1: MacBook battery life and more" FairerPlatform 8/24
  • "Apple Seeds OS X 10.8.2 (Build 12C31A) To Developers" RazorianFly 8/24
  • "Oracle presents 'independent' research showing faster installation times than VMware" ZDNet 8/24
  • "OS X Mountain Lion: Prompted for access to contacts when opening an application" Apple Support 8/25
  • "Q&A: MacFixIt Answers/We answer questions about Mountain Lion system requirements, the Thunderbolt Display, and more." CNET Reviews 8/24
  • "Mountain Lion discussion offers 10.8.1 update experiences and notes (e.g. HP printing fixes, battery life changes, Bluetooth bug fix, installation issues); more about Time Machine problems; a Server performance tweak; user interface issues; etc." MacInTouch 8/24
  • "System Preferences in OS X 10.8, Mountain Lion: Mouse" eXtensions 9:03 AM
  • "System Preferences in OS X 10.8, Mountain Lion: Notifications" eXtensions 9:04 AM
  • "Can Windows 8 win over CNET's Mac reviewer? There is a lot to like with Windows 8, but by merging a desktop and tablet OS, I think Microsoft made a big mistake that could have been avoided if it followed Apple's lead." CNET Reviews 8/24
  • "System Preferences in OS X 10.8, Mountain Lion: Parental Controls" eXtensions 8/24
  • "How to Add a Title in iMovie: Making a movie is one thing, adding flashy graphics is another" Mac|Life 8/24
  • "Turn your saved Instapaper articles into podcasts with Readomator for Instapaper" Macworld 8/24
  • "MacMost Now 752: Mountain Lion Notes" MacMost 8/24
  • "Filemaker Pro + Filemaker Go - The ultimate SIS (and much more)?" ZDNet 8/24
  • "Ask the iTunes Guy: iTunes tips 101" Macworld 8/24
  • "TextExpander for Web Developers" Mactuts+ 8/24
  • "Instantly Type Handy Phrases In Mountain Lion WIth Text Expansion [OS X Tips] Cult of Mac 8/24
  • "Navigate & Flip Through Open Browser Tabs with Gestures in Safari 6" OS X Daily 8/24
  • "Mountain Lion: Adding Reminder Notifications in Plain English" The Mac Observer 8/24
  • "Mountain Lion: Getting Rid of Shared Calendar Notifications" The Mac Observer 8/24
  • "Preview Fonts with One Click in the OS X Font Window" Lifehacker 8/24
  • "How Can You Synchronize Your Mac's Keychain To Another Mac? Keychain2Go Makes It Easy" NoodleMac 8/24
  • "How To Add RSS Feeds To Notification Center On OS X Mountain Lion" TeraTalks 8/24
  • "Free: Display Lyrics For Songs In iTunes With A Click To The Mac's Menubar" Mac 360 8/24
  • "How To Spoof Your Mac's Wi-Fi MAC Address With An Easy-to-Use App That's Free" BohemianBoomer 8/24
  • "Free: How To Get Back 2 Critical Mac Desktop Functions That Apple Hides In OS X (and 2 easy ones)" McSolo 8/24
  • "6 Must Have Tools To Enhance Photos On Your Mac (3D, Reflection, Shadow, Glow, Corners, Stroke)" Mac 360 8/24
  • "Isn't About Time To Kill the Patent System Altogether?" The Codist 9:16 PM
  • "Mac apps for a Retina display: Where to find them, and what to look for" GigaOM 7:41 AM
  • "OS X 10.8.1 Fixes Battery Life Issues?, Some Users See Retina MacBook Pro Interface Lag, and More" Low End Mac 8/24
  • "Time To Turn IWork Into A True Office 'Killer" MacNews 8/24
Press Releases
  • "SketchBook Pro Relaunches With New Features" PCWorld 8:31 AM
  • "Mac FTP: Transmit 4.2 adds Retina display, ML Notification support" FairerPlatform 8/24
  • "GameAgent 2.0 Launching with New Features and Interface" Asypr 8/24
  • "WaveTap snags audio on your Mac with a keyboard shortcut" TUAW 8/24
  • "Display Menu Lets You Quickly Switch Resolutions From Your Mac's Menu Bar — For Free" Cult of Mac 8/24
  • "Recommended Reading: Mountain Lion Missing Manual" MacNews 8/24
  • "Ninebuzz Guitar Jam Tracks Now Available On Mac OS X" prMac 8/24
  • "Jumsoft Presents the New Elements for iWork Set" prMac 8/24
  • "VMWare Targets Macs In Business With New Fusion Professional Release" Cult of Mac 8/24
General Interest/Potpourri
  • "Civil Rights Case: Lady with Blue Dress on Sues Apple for Ten Million" Patently Apple 11:37 AM
  • "Temp Store Open During Expansion Construction" ifoAppleStore 8/25
  • "Apple predicted to offer $200 unsubsidized iPhone in 2013" AppleInsider 8/24
  • "Power: Apple to Sell 50M iPhones in Next Year" [Video Report] Bloomberg 8/24
  • "Director of panned Apple 'Genius' ads quits: Trattner also worked on the more successful 'I'm a Mac' ads"  Macworld UK 8/24
  • "Director Behind Apple's Recently Pulled 'Genius' Ads Quits" Cult of Mac 8/24
  • "Creative director behind Apple's TV ads quits, moves to Samsung ad agency" MacDailyNews 8/24
  • "Samsung's Sydney store is 'uncannily Apple-esque'" Macworld UK 8/24
  • "Apple Counts On IPhone Being Too Cool For U.S. Import Ban" Bloomberg 8/24
  • "China market: Apple ranks 7th in 1H12 smartphone market share, says iSuppli" DigiTimes 8/24
  • "iPhone Ranked Seventh in China's Smartphone Market — Watch Out, ZTE" AllThingsD 8/24
  • "Apple's Share of China Smartphone Market Slides in 2Q, Study Shows" Reuters 8/24
  • "China: Apple Factories Need to Cut Worker Hours, Says New Audit; PetroChina Reports an Earnings Miss" Minyanville 8/24
  • "China joins smartphone revolution: The smartphone industry is preparing for new successes as it has been revealed that Chinese people are buying more smartphones than feature phones for the first time." Telegraph 8/24
  • "Temp Store Open During Expansion Construction: Visitors to the Walt Whitman (NY) shopping mall may be puzzled to find the Apple store has moved, and now has a strange-looking interior design. The relocation and appearance changes are because the store that opened in May 2003 is undergoing a major expansion that will eventually make it one of the largest mall stores in the chain." ifoAppleStore 8/24
  • "Quick everyone, announce stuff before Apple does!" The Next Web 8/24
  • "Foxconn hikes wages for workers at Zhengzhou production base, says report" DigiTimes 8/24
  • "RadioShack cutting iPhone 4S price by $75 starting August 26th" The Verge 8/24
  • "Thai Buddhist Temple: Steve Jobs Now a 'Mid-Level Angel'" CNBC 8/24
  • "Note to Samsung: Tell Supermodel Kate Upton to leave her iPhone at home when working Galaxy events [Image] 9 to 5 Mac 8/24
Non-Apple News
  • "Hon Hai Invents Unique eBook & Game Controller" Patent Bolt 8/25
  • "Jealous of the new iOS Facebook App? An Android version is in the pipeline says Facebook Director of Mobile Engineering" 9 to 5 Google 8/24
  • "Digitimes Research: Android to account for 70% of handset market in 2H12" DigiTimes 8/24
  • "Watch this: Samsung's design team tells the story behind the Galaxy S III" The Verge 8/24
  • "Talkcast tonight: Legal eagles coming home to roost" TUAW 7:01 PM
  • "The Vergecast Special Edition 04: Apple vs. Samsung - August 24th, 2012" The Verge 8/25
  • "DevJuice: Talking with Tim McMorris about royalty-free soundtracks" TUAW 8/24
  • "Gene Steinberg meets Kirk McElhearn, the 'iTunes' Guy' and The Loop's Jim Dalrymple this week on The Tech Night Owl LIVE!" The Tech Night Owl 8/24
  • "TUAW Origin Stories: Pomodorable" TUAW 8/24
  • "Interview: Feral Interactive's Edwin Smith on Empire: Total War's Voyage to Mac" Mac|Life 8/24
  • "FaceTime on AT&T, Evil Geniuses, Apple v Samsung, Angry Email, Facebook App (Podcast)" Insanely Great Mac 8/24
  • "Analyst: 13.3-inch MacBook Pro Retina display now in production from Samsung, LGD and Sharp" 9 to 5 Mac 9:03 PM
  • "AT&T Vacation Blackout Points To iPhone 5 September 21st Launch Date [Rumor] Cult of Mac 6:02 PM
  • "iOS 6 preview: Shared Photo Streams" iMore 10:12 AM
  • "Apple's 7.85-inch iPad will in fact be named 'iPad mini' - Report" AppleInsider 8/25
  • "Confirmed: New iPad Mini to Debut in October, After Latest Apple iPhone's September Bow" AllThingsD 8/25
  • "Warning letter from Apple on the iPhone 5 Mod" iPhone5mod 8/24
  • "Apple issues takedown to outfit selling 'iPhone 5' kit"  Electronista 8/24
  • "Apple tells site to stop selling iPhone 5 mod kits" CNET News 8/24
  • "Latest rivalry between Samsung, Apple: Tablet margins/A teardown of Samsung's Galaxy Note 10.1 by IHS finds that Samsung could turn a pretty penny: if it resists a bad habit nagging most manufacturers." CNET News 8/24
  • "iPhone 5 tipped to include iPad 3's dual core A5X chipset - News - Know Your Mobile" Know Your Mobile 8/24
  • "Chinese Cases Gives Us Our First Look At What The 7.85-Inch iPad mini Will Probably Look Like [Gallery] Cult of Mac 8/24
  • "Alleged iPad Mini cases reveal spot for rear camera" CNET News 8/24
  • "Cases for 'iPad mini' indicate camera, second mic on back" Electronista 8/24
  • "Hon Hai (Foxconn) Invents iPod nano Wrist Watch Band" Patently Apple 8/24
Price Trackers/Deals
  • "Trigger Fist For iPhone and iPad Is Temporarily Available For Free (Normally $4.99)" Apple Sliced 9:04 AM
  • "Bug Swat For iPhone and iPad Is Free Right Now (Previously $0.99)" Apple Sliced 9:04 AM
  • "Burn The City For iPhone and iPad Is Free Today (Was $0.99)" Apple Sliced 9:04 AM
  • "There are no new item in The US Apple Store, 98 were unchanged, and six were Sold Out." While Supplies Last 8:17 AM
  • "Draw Something For iPhone and iPad Is Temporarily Available For $0.99 (Normally $2.99)" Apple Sliced 8/25
  • "Night of the Firefly For iPhone Is Free Right Now (Previously $0.99)" Apple Sliced 8/25
  • "Kooka For iPhone Is Free Today (Was $4.99)" Apple Sliced 8/25
  • "We Can't Believe How Much An iPhone 4S Costs At Radio Shack" Business Insider 8/25
  • "There are eight new items in The US Apple Store, 12 were restocked , 89 were unchanged, and three were Sold Out." While Supplies Last 8/25
  • "Scribblify For iPhone and iPad Is Temporarily Available For Free (Normally $0.99)" Apple Sliced 8/24
  • "Nostalgio For iPhone and iPad Is Free Right Now (Previously $0.99)" Apple Sliced 8/24
  • "Penguin Wings For iPhone and iPad Is Free Today (Was $0.99)" Apple Sliced 8/24
  • "MacBook Air Prices & Sales" MacPrices 8/24
  • "MacBook Pro Prices & Sales" MacPrices 8/24
  • "iPad Closeout & Refurbished & Used Buyer's Guide -Prices From $220 To $779 -Best iPad Prices Reviews & Information" MacReviewZone 8/24
  • "Mac Compatible Printers... Prices Range From $60 To $450 -Best Selling -Prices, Deals, Reviews And Information" MacReviewZone 8/24
  • "Best Selling Mac Scanners -From $95 To $496 -Prices, Reviews And Information" MacReviewZone 8/24
  • "Back to School Deals: Macs, iPads, iPods and more" FairerPlatform 8/24

  • "Retina MacBook Pro review as a Mac Pro owner"  Marco Arment 9:24 PM
  • "Temptation: Abandoning Apple 'Blessed' GPUs for faster 'Divergent' GPUs with CUDA and OpenCL support" Bare Feats 8/24
  • "Performance Comparison: 2009 iMac 2.66GHz vs iMac 3.06GHz" MacReviewZone 8/24
  • "Satechi 12-Port USB HUB Review" Mac|Life 8/24
  • "Review: iLuv WorkStation iMM737 docking stereo for iPad with keyboard" Beatweek Magazine 8/24
  • "Review: iShower wireless stereo for iPhone and bluetooth devices" Beatweek Magazine 8/24
iPad/iPhone/iPod touch Apps
  • "Review: Motion Math's Hungry Guppy for iPhone, iPad, & iPod Touch" iSource 8:13 AM
  • "Finding the best app for reading your DRM-free comics library on iPad: Ars compares Comic Flow, Comic Zeal, Cloud Readers, Sidebooks, and Stanza." Ars Technica 8/25
  • "iWork vs. Documents To Go vs. Quickoffice Pro HD: Mobile office suite apps for iPad shootout!" iMore 8/24
  • "Articles 2.3 Wikipedia reader for iPhone and iPad review" iMore 8/24
  • "Facebook update offers smoother, faster iOS app" Digital Trends 8/24
  • "Facebook overhauls iPhone app to boost speed" Telegraph 8/24
  • "Twist ™ Review: Location app lets people know when you're arriving" Macworld 8/24
  • "Shop Until Your iPhone Drops" Wired 8/24
  • "This Software Never Forgets a Face" PCWorld 8/24
  • "Dwarf Quest: Old School, Need We Say More?" App Advice 8/24
  • "Fieldrunners 2 Review" Mac|Life 8/24
  • "Disney Publishing 'Bambi: Disney Classics' for iOS" Run Around Tech 8/24
  • "Weather+ Touch HD Review" 148Apps 8/24
  • "Sing! Join the global karaoke party! Review" 148Apps 8/24
  • "Zuba! Review: Help Zuba roll past spikes, grinders and burners in an effort to track down the candy thief in this arcade-style endless runner game." 148Apps 8/24
  • "A simple Scroll View in iPad Programming: The UIScrollView control gives us a way to pan and zoom views contained 'within' it." The iPhone Developer Resource 8/24
  • "Mac keyboard shortcut: Select browser address" FairerPlatform 10:49 AM
  • "Here comes Hurricane Isaac: Get your iPhone and iPad ready!" iMore 8:16 AM
  • "Deleting Podcasts from the Podcasts App Article" iLounge 8/24
  • "How To Create Location Based Reminders" App Advice 8/24
Apple vs. Samsung
  • "Apple vs Samsung Verdict: Advantage Microsoft" Tapscape 10:50 AM
  • "Why The Apple vs Samsung Verdict Is A Big Mistake" Forbes 8:49 AM
  • "Taking the long view... and the longer view... of Samsung v Apple" The CouchGuy Blog 8:10 AM
  • "Jury in Apple v. Samsung Goofed, Damages Reduced -- Uh Oh. What's Wrong With this Picture?" Groklaw 8/25
  • "Copying Works: How Samsung's Decision to Mimic Apple Paid Off in Spades" PandoDaily 8/25
  • "Near-total victory for Apple stifles phone, tablet design"Chicago Sun-Times 8/25
  • "Here are the First Interviews with Jurors from the Apple vs Samsung Trial" iPhoneinCanada 8/25
  • "Tim Cook sends out email, calls victory over Samsung a win for 'values" Edible Apple 8/25
  • "Counterintuitive: Did Samsung emerge a winner?" GigaOM 8/25
  • "Breaking down Apple's $1 billion courtroom victory over Samsung" Engadget 8/25
  • "So Apple Sued Samsung And Won...A Lot" AppleBitch 8/25
  • "Apple crushes Samsung in quest for global tech domination" The Guardian 8/25
  • "Apple Vs. Samsung Verdict: What It Means" iPhone Hacks 8/25
  • "Samsung defeat a 'back to the drawing board' moment/CNET surveys how Samsung can recover from the verdict. Hint: Radical new designs are in order." CNET News 8/25
  • "Apple's Cook says verdict marks big day for innovators: After a jury ruled overwhelmingly in Apple's favor in its patent case against Samsung, Apple CEO Tim Cook tells staffers, in a memo, that Apple 'chose legal action very reluctantly.'" CNET News 8/25
  • "Quik Verdict in Apple Trial Doesn't Mean Jury Shirked Its Duty, Expert Says" IDG News Service 8/24
  • "Breakdown of the decisions in Apple versus Samsung verdict" TUAW 8/24
  • "Apple's Huge Win Over Samsung: What They're Saying" PC Magazine 8/24
  • "Apple's Big Win: The Best Thing to Ever Happen to Windows Phone" Mashable 8/24
  • "Apple v Samsung jury validates American patent system, raises new questions for the future of tech" AppleInsider 8/24
  • "How the Apple Win Changes Technology Forever" TheStreet 8/24
  • "Samsung phones pre-iPhone [Photos] Los Angeles Times [Paid Membership Required] 8/24
  • "Apple vs. Samsung: the jury's final verdict form shows the breadth of Apple's win" The Verge 8/24
  • "Apple decisively wins Samsung trial: what it means"  The Verge 8/24
  • "Apple vs. Samsung Verdict: Preliminary Injunction Hearing, Possible Consequences, and an Appeal" MacRumors 8/24
  • "What the Apple v. Samsung Verdict Means for the Rest of Us" Wired 8/24
  • "The Jury Rules: Samsung Violated Apple's Patents" Patently Apple 8/24
  • "Jobs gets wish in 'thermonuclear war,' at least for now" CNET News 8/24
  • "Apple's big win over Samsung: what does it mean? If it stands, a jury's one-sided decision will impact consumers, vendors and the entire tech industry, but for now it's a wait-and-see game." CNET News 8/24
  • "Apple: Trial win means more than money or patents/The Cupertino company says verdict sends message that 'stealing isn't right.'" CNET News 8/24
  • "Apple-Samsung jury really wanted to go sailing this weekend" CNET News 8/24
  • "Vindication for Steve Jobs: Apple Punkslaps Samsung" TheStreet 8/24
  • "Hang On A Minute: Jurors Awarded Apple Damages Without Finding Infringements (Updated)" TechCrunch 8/24
  • "Apple's triumph over Samsung is intoxicating" BGR 8/24
  • "Apple vs. Samsung verdict: It doesn't matter" ZDNet 8/24
  • "Apple v. Samsung verdict: What it means" ZDNet 8/24
  • "Disaster for Samsung: Jury awards Apple billions in patent case" GigaOM 8/24
  • "Apple vs Samsung Verdict: Overwhelmingly for Apple with Caveats" Tapscape 8/24
  • "Jury Slams Samsung as Copycat, Hands Apple Massive Win" The Mac Observer 8/24
  • "Samsung, Apple Both Come Away Losers In South Korean Patent Trial" TechCrunch 8/24
  • "Apple v. Samsung: What's the worst that could happen?" CNET News 8/24
Apple Op/Ed
  • "iPhone 5 in September, iPad mini in October?" iTWire 6:07 PM
  • "Competition Creates Hype for Apple iPhone 5 Launch" Forbes 8:33 AM
  • "Rumor: iPod Nano To Get Wi-Fi Antenna For Cloud Music" AppleBitch 9:03 AM
  • "Tim Cook: Year One" iMore 8/25
  • "The Macalope Weekly: Early reviews" Macworld 8/25
  • "Apple Creating Better Hearing for Users" NBC Bay Area 8/24
  • "Viewing Wii U through Apple-centric eyes" TUAW 8/24
  • "Apple-Samsung Trial: Check Out The Insane Jury Instructions" Cult of Mac 8/24
  • "A 7-Inch iPad Presents Challenges to Apple's Competition" Tech.pinions 8/24
  • "Analyst: Apple execs say no TV set any time soon" ZDNet 8/24
  • "In Tim Cook's first year, he's still in Steve Jobs' shadow" Houston Chronicle 8/24
  • "Tim Cook: The First Year" Mac|Life 8/24
  • "One year of Tim Cook as CEO of Apple" TUAW 8/24
  • "Why Can't I Work From Just My iPad, Anyway? Why can't I work from just my iPad? Because the shortcoming of apps and services on iOS make it difficult." 148Apps 8/24
  • "The Macalope Daily: Choose wisely" Macworld [Insider Content] 8/24
  • "Opinion: Apple's iPhone future for the connected home"  Computerworld 8/24
  • "What if Microsoft's new logo style was applied to other famous brands?" The Verge 8/24
  • "Opinion: iPhone 5 challenges and challengers/The iPhone has fallen from grace. When it was a shiny new icon, there was no equivalent" Computerworld Hong Kong 8/24
  • "Apple: Fine Without Steve Jobs? Think Different" TheStreet 8/24
  • "The case for separate iPhone 5 and iPad Mini events" Edible Apple 8/24
  • "Rumor Mill: Apple Is Two Holding Separate Events For The New iPhone And iPad" TechCrunch 8/24
  • "Rumor: Apple Will Hold Two Separate Events For iPhone 5 And iPad Mini" AppleBitch 8/24
  • "iPad mini Release, iPhone 5 Release: Separate Events" Tapscape 8/24
  • "Samsung, Just Call Yourself Apple And Be Done With It" App Advice 8/24
  • "Will Blatant Copying Never End? Samsung Copies Apple. Now Microsoft Copies... (drum roll please) Google!" PixoBebo 8/24
  • "Revealed: Apple's New Mac Logo Is Inspired By Google And Microsoft And Samsung" Mac 360 8/24
  • "Why Arrested Development on Netflix could change everything" GigaOM 10:28 AM
  • "You're Being Lied To: Windows 8 Isn't Bad for Gaming" Gizmodo 8/24
  • "Why Facebook wants certain employees to use Android.. for now" Edible Apple 8/24
  • "Recording Industry Succeeds In Ruining a Kid's Life Over 31 Stupid Songs" Gizmodo 8/24
  • "Screw You, Samsung! Apple Fan Celebrates Court Victory With This Enormous Gelato Cake" Cult of Mac 8/25
Press Releases/Products/Public Relations
  • "Happy 26th Anniversary MacGroup-Detroit!" MacNews Blog 3:57 PM
  • "Keep Your iPhone Charged With A Solar Battery Pack" Cult of Mac 9:50 AM
  • "Kitten Calculator HD – Free: Maths Plus Kittens Equals Fun" MacMegasite 8/25
  • "Free on iTunes: 3 Free iOS Apps -Beasts, Birds & Bugs! Oh My!" The Mac Observer 8/25
  • "Report: Freeverse co-founders leave the company" TUAW 8/24
  • "USA Today Says It Has No Plans To Charge For Apps" Bloomberg 8/24
  • "AirWatch Continues Mobile Innovation through Integration with Apple® Configurator" Business Wire 8/24
  • "Cut The Rope Gets Ready For Halloween With New Spooky Box" Apple'n'Apps 8/24
  • "iTypewriter for iPad makes you a modern Kerouac" CNET News 8/24
  • "Asymco T-Shirts Show Off Apple's Successes In Dorky Charts" Cult of Mac 8/24
  • "'The World Ends With You' Coming To iOS, Apparently" Touch Arcade 8/24
  • "QikShare for iOS – Quickly share your Dropbox files with Bump" MacPrices 8/24
  • "The multi-use iClip can do much more than hold your iPhone" IntoMobile 8/24
  • "SketchBook Pro relaunches with new features" Macworld 8/24
  • "Zite adds an Election 2012 category for political junkies" TUAW 8/24
  • "Boingo Wi-Finder for iOS Adds Data Usage Tracking" PadGadget 8/24
  • "Mr. Reader Shows Some Love For Chrome And Various Other Services" App Advice 8/24
  • "The CruxSkunk promises to turn your iPad into a powerful laptop" iDownload Blog 8/24
  • "Adjustable / Flexible / Arm Extension Mount For Apple iPad 2 / iPad 3" USBfever 8/24
  • "Dutch Immersion HD special price cut August 25 and 26" prMac 8/24
  • "Bugzaliens - First Invasion Available Now on App Store" prMac 8/24
  • "Dress Up Contest: Hot New Dressup Game For Young Girls on iPhone/iPad" prMac 8/24
  • "New game pits Android users against iPhone fans in battle of skill" prMac 8/24
  • "New App Feelpress Lets Users Log Emotions to Remember Life's Highlights" prMac 8/24
  • "MOGUL - New Hip Hop Songwriting and Recording Studio for iPad, iPhone" prMac 8/24
  • "mobileAge releases Gluey 1.0 for iOS" prMac 8/24
  • "AutoStitch Brings an Augmented Reality Camera to Panoramic Photography" prMac 8/24
  • "Scott Vallance Apps Launches What Animal? a Free Entertainment App" prMac 8/24
  • "You Lost Your Kid! Don't Worry, There's an App for That" prMac 8/24
  • "Bombs Juggle 2.0 for iOS released" prMac 8/24
  • "Pop Farm - addictive match-three game for iOS" prMac 8/24
  • "CaptureNotes 2 for iPad - major update V2.0 is released" prMac 8/24
  • "Intro Thing - Create stylish freeze-frame videos on the iPhone" prMac 8/24
  • "Photo Shoot List for iOS - Helps Photographers Organize Their Shoots" prMac 8/24
  • "Hot New Makeup Game For Little Girls On iPhone or iPad" prMac 8/24
Computer Industry
  • "Hewlett-Packard Is In The Midst Of A Turnaround" Seeking Alpha 8/25
  • "Dell, HP say Windows 8 is trashing PC sales" DABCC 8/25
  • "HP's bad quarter could prove bad for America" PC Advisor 8/25
  • "The Apple/Samsung Verdict Might Be A Good Thing For Research In Motion And Microsoft" Seeking Alpha 8/25
  • "Microsoft to aggressively recruit former OnLive employees" Electronista 8/25
  • "Windows 8 tablets to cost costumers between $300 and $700" Business Day 8/25
  • "Top 5 features of Windows 8 PC" CoolAge 8/25
  • "Your Privacy Could Be At Risk When Installing Apps On Windows 8" Redmond Pie 8/25
  • "EMC Corporation: The Time Has Come For This Storage Giant To Pay A DiVidend" Seeking Alpha 8/25
  • "Russia's MegaFon launches Intel-powered Android smartphone called Mint" IntoMobile 8/25
  • "ASUS replaces cooler of AMD graphics cards" 8/25
  • "PC shipments slow in Q2, Windows 8 not expected to help" Yahoo! News 8/25
  • "Analysts cut 2012 PC and chip shipment forecasts as early optimism evaporates" Washington Post [Free Registration Required] 8/25
  • "Can This Losing PC Giant Pull an Apple?" ["Can Dell pull an Apple-like turnaround, and knock on the door of a trillion dollar market cap a decade from now?"] The Motley Fool 8/24
  • "Why Dell Is A Must-Buy: The Comprehensive Bull Thesis" Seeking Alpha 8/24
  • "HP and Dell pin hopes on Windows 8" Financial Times [Paid Membership Required] 8/24
  • "How Dell and HP Can Avoid Being Dragged Down by PCs" CIO 8/24
  • "Guess Where HP And Dell's Missing Customers Went?" Seeking Alpha 8/24
  • "Will HP's Storyline Continue to Depress Its Shareholders?" The Motley Fool 8/24
  • "The Hard Choices Ahead for H.P." New York Times [Free/Paid Registration Required] 8/24
  • "HP's Whitman: Cloud push to counter services drag" BusinessCloud9 8/24
  • "Hewlett-Packard's Focus On Tablet Market And Restructuring Efforts Make It A Buy" Seeking Alpha 8/24
  • "Hewlett-Packard Co Stock Downgraded" TheStreet 8/24
  • "Windows 8, Ultrabooks Could Invigorate a 'Depressed' PC Market: IDC" eWeek 8/24
  • "Windows 8 SmartScreen leaves user data exposed, says researcher" VentureBeat 8/24
  • "Microsoft plans to sell 3 million Surface tablets in 2012. Too few or too many?" ZDNet 8/24
  • "Why Microsoft Should Use Its Nvidia Option: Nvidia this week confirmed that its acquisition deal with Microsoft remains in effect. Steve Ballmer and company should jump at the chance." InformationWeek 8/24
  • "Microsoft's New Logo Draws More Slaps than Claps" PC Advisor 8/24
  • "Microsoft Gives Logo a Modern Makeover: The company has switched up its look for the first time in 25 years" InvestorPlace 8/24
  • "Microsoft's bold new logo means only one thing: It's Windows or bust" ITProPortal 8/24
  • "PC growth slowing, and Windows 8 won't fix that soon, says IDC" CNET News 8/24
  • "Microsoft Windows 8: No Effect On The Smartphone Market" Seeking Alpha 8/24
  • "Windows 8 will be another disaster for Microsoft" The Inquirer 8/24
  • "Microsoft Surface street art ads pop up in NYC" CNET News 8/24
  • "Microsoft May Now Be Resorting to Graffiti Ads to Attract the Youngs" BetaBeat 8/24
  • "IBM Makes Notable Cross Below Critical Moving Average" Forbes 8/24
  • "Oracle: We have listened to partner feedback" CRN 8/24
  • "Buy Cisco: Dividend Growth, Market Leadership And Cheap Valuations" Seeking Alpha 8/24
  • "Intel: Cash In Some Chips On A Regular Basis" Seeking Alpha 8/24
  • "IDC: PC Growth to Slow Down to 0.9 Percent in 2012 After a Weak Mid-year" PCWorld 8/24
Finances (Click heading for current Apple Stock price.)
Apple News
  • "Apple Stock Rose 77% in First Year Under CEO Tim Cook" Capitlogix 6:06 PM
  • "Apple Rises In Late Trading After Verdict In Samsung Patent Case" Bloomberg 8/24
  • "Apple's smartphone and tablet shipments by quarter: A breakdown of Apple's smartphone and tablet shipments by quarter" Associated Press 8/24
  • "Apple: Multiple Reasons To Stay Bullish Beyond iPhone 5" Forbes 8/24
  • "Skeptics aside, Apple is still a buy: Despite Wall Street doubters, there are reasons to stay bullish on the world's most valuable company' prospects." TheStockAdvisors 8/24
Industry News
  • "Stocks rally on growing hope of Fed action" CNNMoney 8/24
  • "Stocks Rise After Bernanke Sees 'Scope for Further Action'" TheStreet 8/24
  • "Central Bank Hopes Carry Wall Street Higher" FOXBusiness 8/24
  • "Dow Posts Triple-Digit Gain: The Dow Jones Industrial Average banked its first triple-digit gain in three weeks on expectations that the Federal Reserve stands ready to bolster growth." [Paid Membership Required] 8/24
  • "Asia Markets: Asia stocks fall sharply on resources, techs/Asian stocks took a sharp drop Friday, as investors grew gloomy about the health of the global economy and prospects for central-bank action, selling down commodity and technology shares." MarketWatch 8/24
  • "Europe Markets: Europe stocks off as Merkel repeats view on Greece/European stock markets were set to extend losses into a third-straight trading day on Friday, as German Chancellor Angela Merkel failed to signal her support to an extension of Greece's austerity program." MarketWatch 8/24
  • "Most active Nasdaq-traded stocks: Nasdaq's 10 most active stocks at the close of trading" Associated Press 8/24
  • "Final Glance: Computer companies/Computer companies shares mixed at the close of trading" Associated Press 8/24
  • "Midday Glance: Computer companies/Computer companies shares up at 1 p.m." Associated Press 8/24

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