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MacSurfer's Archive: Saturday, September 8, 2012
 

 

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Friday Highlights: Reuters is reporting of snag in display production for the iPhone 6 which could delay the hotly anticipated iDevice; Jonny Evans put together an infographic to show what the demand is like for the new iPhone; ifoAppleStore takes an in-depth look at the lawsuit filed by retail employees over break denial, the details of which reveal "the minutiae of Apple Stores"; Apple now in talks with health insurance providers such as Humana, UnitedHealth, others, for HealthKit; Apple's CarPlay rollout is slowing down as automakers apparently "looking to include Android, which IHS says will dominate the market"; OS X Yosemite public beta 2 hit the Mac App Store on Thursday, reports in our OS X section; IT.Enquirer reviews Parallels Desktop 10; VentureBeat says Nuance's Dragon Dictate 4 is extremely good, nearly perfect, at what it claims to do; Ric Molina at Mac Gamer HQ says "more community" is what's missing from the Mac gaming scene; petition with over 10,000 signatures aims to push Apple into action addressing "widespread 2011 MacBook Pro failures"; in response to ruling, Apple suspends "Secret" app from Brazil App Store; Jose Pagliery at CNNMoney says Secret, supposedly anonymous, actually allowed postings to be traced to original poster; Apple's Maps app is one of the top 10 most popular apps in the US; iPhone has been issued an ALS ice bucket challenge...by the Samsung Galaxy S5; China Telecom lets leak iPhone 6 coming to the carrier.

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Apple/Macintosh
  • "Apple prepping Yerba Center for iPhone 5 event" Crave @ CNET 8:45 AM
  • "Apple prepares venue for iPhone 5 media event" Tech2 8:44 AM
  • "Big week for gadgets ahead of new Apple iPhone" Tech2 8:48 AM
  • "Launch of new smartphones like iPhone 5 expected to set tills ringing" The Scotsman 8:51 AM
  • "Will the new iPhone be China Mobile compatible?" Fortune 8:39 AM
  • "Blueprints give peek inside Apple's new HQ: Building's motifs seem to include spaciousness, light, and the noncolor white." CNET News 4:55 PM
  • "Samsung tells court Apple's multitouch is better than Android's"  Tech2 8:47 AM
  • "Forget the iPhone – Apple turns to iRadio for next big hit" The Independent 10:59 AM
OS X
News
  • "Tool Allows Mac OS X Hackers With Root Access to Easily Extract Keychain Data" IDG News Service 9/7
AppleCare/Troubleshooting
  • "I wanted to let the MacInTouch readers to know that I am able to run Mountain Lion 10.8.1 on my trusty 'unsupported' 2007 Core2Duo Mac Mini (with 3 Gig RAM) using VMware Fusion 4.1.3." MacInTouch 11:34 AM
  • "I'm confused about Java. I updated Java from Java System Preferences to version '7 update 7'. This includes JRE 1.7.0_07. It loads a file into /Library/internetplugins/JavaAppletPlugin. Using the Java Control Panel the Enabled button is checked. I can't uncheck it. In Safari I have Java disabled but JavaScript enabled.: I just got a notification from Apple about a Java update. That updated Java to 1.6.0_035. The JRE for the latter seems to be controlled from Java Preferences.app in the Utilities folder. I have disabled it there." MacInTouch 11:34 AM
  • "Over the years, having tried several different means of changing the shortname of an account with less than stellar success, I finally settled on one that, while not speedy, is not as fraught with danger as some techniques are." MacInTouch 11:32 AM
  • "Here's an odd question for people knowledgeable about Mail.: Now the original message does not appear in any mailbox. But if I search for a unique text string that's in the original Mail can find the message and display it. Mail says it's in the mailbox I expect it to be, but it doesn't show up there." MacInTouch 11:30 AM
  • "Q&A: MacFixIt Answers/We answer reader questions about the best practices for prolonging battery life, and more." MacFixIt 9/7
  • "Received this suggestion from the Apple Support Communities forum in response to my plea for help with Supreme Commander on my MacBookPro Retina using Boot Camp: Try to go to the options within the game and go to the video tab. select 'windowed' at the primary adapter. This worked for me. It works! I do have to played in windowed mode, but at least I can see the cursor in the game and play again." MacInTouch 9/7
  • "Has Apple said anything about supplying Mountain Lion on media for those of us with slower connections? My internet connection is (free) WiFi. I would rather pay for a DVD or thumb drive (like the last OS) than find a way to connect to a high-speed connection that I don't need otherwise." MacInTouch 9/7
  • "Aperture - troubleshooting print color problem" MacInTouch 9/7
  • "Safari Hiding Links Bug: I keep noticing a bug where in some cases Safari will not display a link. I'm not sure when it started, but it's not new with OS X 10.8.1." inessential 9/7
Reviews/How-To/Tips
  • "System Preferences in OS X 10.8, Mountain Lion: Trackpad" eXtensions 10:41 AM
  • "This is a timely topic, as I have been examining my Time Machine backups recently to see if I can trim what gets saved.: Thanks to those who suggested BackupLoupe." MacInTouch 11:29 AM
  • "For finding and saving many downloaded updaters, *start* running the updater. Look for its icon in the dock. Single-click and hold on the icon. Scroll up to 'Options' and scroll sideways and down to 'Show In Finder'." MacInTouch 11:28 AM
  • "System Preferences in OS X 10.8, Mountain Lion: Time Machine" eXtensions 9/7
  • "Ask the iTunes Guy: Manipulating files" Macworld 9/7
  • "Q&A: Adding Missing Titles to iTunes Tracks" New York Times [Free/Paid Registration Required] 9/7
  • "MacMost Now 758: Quickly Launch Apps With LaunchPad" MacMost 9/7
  • "Flare 1.4 review: Add effects and textures to your photos without turning them all green" Macworld UK 9/7
  • "Banish Those Mountain Lion Banner Notifications With A Swipe [OS X Tips] Cult of Mac 9/7
  • "Start Web Sharing in OS X Mountain Lion the Easy Way with a Preference Panel" OS X Daily 9/7
  • "Set OS X Mountain Lion's Update Frequency to Any Schedule You Want" Lifehacker 9/7
  • "Live Mac Life On The Edge: Use The Latest Safari-like Browser For Free" Mac 360 9/7
  • "A Free Way To Get Rid Of All Those Annoying Vertical Lines In Forwarded Email" NoodleMac 9/7
  • "Free: Add A Little Context Control To Your Mac's Location Or Destination With ControlPlane" TeraTalks 9/7
  • "2 New, Better, Ways To Browse Archive Contents On Your Mac (one is free)" Mac 360 9/7
  • "A Simple, Elegant, Secure Way To Password Protect Files On Your Mac (any files you want kept private)" BohemianBoomer 9/7
  • "How To Play 8-ball Pool On Your Mac For Free" McSolo 9/7
Op/Ed
  • "Hey Apple, Fix iTunes First"  Mashable 9/7
  • "IBook Support For The Apple TV? Fine, So How 'Bout The Mac?" MacNews 9/7
  • "Twitter to ditch its Mac app? Rumour has it that Twitter is planning to stop development of its Mac client" Macworld UK 9/7
Press Releases
  • "Evernote for Web, Mac and Windows update brings some sharing improvements" GadgeTell 4:53 PM
  • "Retinize Any Mac App With Retinizer" TechCrunch 4:52 PM
  • "Sony announces new pro audio suite for OS X" TUAW 9/7
  • "SCOtutor for Mountain Lion Tutorial App Launched" prMac 9/7
General Interest/Potpourri
  • "New iPhone should push the price of older models down" NewsOK 8:49 AM
  • "iPads in classroom change education" Boston Globe 11:35 AM
  • "Pandora Stock Takes a Beating on Apple-Radio Rumor" E-Commerce Times 10:43 AM
  • "AirBridge Promises to Seamlessly, Wirelessly Connect Your iPad and TV" Mashable 10:30 PM
  • "Vatican hopes Apple partnership will spread Pope's message: Vatican City, Sep 8, 2012 / 05:12 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- The Vatican has teamed up with Apple to develop new hi-tech methods for communicating the works of Pope Benedict XVI to the world." Catholic News Agency 10:18 PM
  • "Couple whips out iPads to marry on Twitter" CNET News 4:55 PM
  • "Vatican hopes Apple partnership will spread Pope's message: Vatican City, Sep 8, 2012 / 05:12 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- The Vatican has teamed up with Apple to develop new hi-tech methods for communicating the works of Pope Benedict XVI to the world." Catholic News Agency 10:18 PM
Non-Apple News
  • "Google preparing to counter Apple's onslaught" Deccan Herald 1:30 PM
  • "Apple rivals try to outshine next iPhone with cool features" Bloomberg News 10:00 AM
  • "GooPhone I5, iPhone 5 Knockoff, Already On Sale In China (VIDEO)" The Huffington Post 8:45 AM
  • "Trouble ahead? 4G LTE Kindle Fire doesn't yet have FCC approval for sale" Digital Trends 9/7
  • "Wearable Tech 7: Circuit Chic" [Slideshow] ZDNet 9/7
  • "Playstation Vita hack disrupts developers" TG Daily 9/7
  • "Valve's indie Steam Greenlight gets a $100 submission fee" Indie Research 9/7
  • "LSI CTO touts promise of flash, open source" EE Times 9/7
  • "Two more tiny, sub-$100 Linux PCs join the fray" PCWorld 9/7
  • "Facebook prematurely sends out satisfaction survey to some users" Los Angeles Times [Paid Membership Required] 9/7
  • "Sleuths Trace New Zero-Day Attacks to Hackers Who Hit Google" Wired 9/7
  • "Google Doodle pays homage to 'Star Trek'" USA Today 9/7
  • "Google snags patent on price discrimination" The Register 9/7
  • "Google Brings 45 Degree Imagery To 30 New Cities In Google Maps" TechCrunch 9/7
  • "Google Aurora Attackers Still On Loose, Symantec Says" InformationWeek 9/7
  • "Google to open first Latin America data centre in Chile" BBC 9/7
  • "Wartime diary helps to tell Colossus story" BBC 9/7
  • "A Firefox Smartphone for the Poor" New York Times [Free/Paid Registration Required] 9/7
  • "Android 4.1.1 rolls out to Galaxy Nexus, Nexus S 4G via Sprint" CNET News 9/7
  • "HTC announces One SC smartphone with funky backside" CNET News 9/7
  • "Nokia's Previous Lumia Flagship Now Just $20: Released as the top-of-line Windows Phone just five months ago, the Lumia 900 now can be had for the price of a couple of movie tickets." InformationWeek 9/7
  • "EMC CEO Tucci to remain until at least Feb. 15" MarketWatch 9/7
  • "Verizon CEO says Samsung may be 'dark horse' in mobile OS battle" Reuters 9/7
  • "Apple, Samsung in crosshairs of rivals: Amazon, Nokia and Motorola seek a spot in a two-horse race" MarketWatch 9/7
  • "When Will Amazon Take on Netflix Directly? Ask Jeff Bezos." AllThingsD 9/7
  • "Amazon takes on Apple by slicing prices of tablets" Boston Herald 9/7
  • "Amazon to sell Kindle Fire tablets in the UK" Telegraph 9/7
Publications/Podcasts
  • "Gillmor Gang: Silver Bullet Theory" [Video Report] TechCrunch 1:32 PM
  • "TUAW Origin Stories: Picky" TUAW 9/7
  • "Gene Steinberg meets tech commentator Rob Pegoraro and Laptop magazine's Avram Piltch this week on The Tech Night Owl LIVE!" The Tech Night Owl 9/7
  • "Apple Announcements, Apple HDTV, iOS Getting Stale?, stolen UDIDs (Podcast)" Insanely Great Mac 9/7
Hardware/Software
  • "iPhone 5 launch event to see new iMacs unveiled?" TrustedReviews 8:43 AM
  • "iPhone 5 will support 4G networks 'around the world'" Crave @ CNET 8:46 AM
  • "iPhone 5 to Feature Less Samsung Memory, Bring end to iPhone 3GS" eWeek 11:22 AM
  • "iPhone 5 Pre-orders at [Select?] AT&T Stores" Tapscape 9:53 AM
  • "iPhone 5: features we're expecting" Telegraph 8:47 AM
  • "Apple's new iPhone plug shows up in photos, again" CNET News 11:22 AM
  • "iOS6 Has Some Airlines Readying to Fly" PCWorld 9:57 AM
  • "Is Samsung Copying Apple's Earphones? It sure looks like it" Patently Apple 8:22 AM
  • "Apple to unveil new lineup of desktop iMacs"  FOXNews 9/7
  • "New iMac Models Are Coming Soon" AppleBitch 9/7
  • "Leaked cases reveal new iPod nano and iPod touch designs" BGR 9/7
  • "Apple Supply Chain: Now With Less Samsung"  AllThingsD 9/7
  • "Apple Shifts iPhone Chip Suppliers" WSJ.com [Paid Membership Required] 9/7
  • "Apple Cuts Its Samsung Chip Orders For New iPhone: Source" Reuters 9/7
  • "Apple shifts memory-chip suppliers for new iPhone" MarketWatch 9/7
  • "Apple cutting back on Samsung components for iPhone 5, but not out of hate" The Verge 9/7
  • "iPhone 5 Bumper and Cases Available in China Ahead of iPhone 5 Launch (video)"  M.I.C. Gadget 9/7
  • "2 very different iPhone 5 preview videos emerge: Could an iPhone 5-to-iPad converter really be up Apple's sleeve?" Network World 9/7
  • "Apple aims to produce updated iPad Retina, says DisplaySearch" CNET News 9/7
  • "DisplaySearch: Apple re-engineering the iPad's Retina Display around thinner IGZO tech" iDownload Blog 9/7
  • "New photos suggest no NFC or fingerprint scanner for iPhone 5" Macworld UK 9/7
  • "EarSmart filtering tech for Siri 'unlikely' to be included in iPhone 5" The Verge 9/7
  • "Nvidia K5000 for Mac GPUs Sport Kepler Architecture" eWeek 9/7
  • "Audience noise-canceling tech won't come to new iPhones" CNET News 9/7
  • "Apple Snubs Samsung As Memory Supplier For First Batch of iPhone 5" VernonChan 9/7
  • "Apple Is Mixing Up Speech Recognition and Sound Processing in the iPhone 5" Gizmodo 9/7
  • "Apple Lifts Ban on BitTorrent Apps, Or So It Seems" TorrentFreak 9/7
  • "Living without a DVD Drive, WD Portable Drives Go USB 3, Superfast Velociraptor Duo Drive, and More" Low End Mac 9/7
  • "Time to Ditch Java?, Computers vs. Dementia, Half of Americans Stressed by Computers, and More" Low End Mac 9/7
AppleCare/Helps
  • "AppleCare: The Ultimate Guide" Mactuts+ 9/7
Price Trackers/Deals
  • "Mad Skills Motocross For iPhone and iPad Is Temporarily Available For Free (Normally $0.99)" Apple Sliced 9:52 AM
  • "Touch Hockey 2012 For iPhone Is Free Right Now (Previously $1.99)" Apple Sliced 9:52 AM
  • "Darkness Rush: Saving Princess For iPhone and iPad Is Free Today (Was $3.99)" Apple Sliced 9:52 AM
  • "Trine 2 For Mac Is Temporarily Available For $3.99 (Normally $14.99)" Apple Sliced 9/7
  • "Rescue City Full For iPhone Is Free Right Now (Previously $0.99)" Apple Sliced 9/7
  • "VintageHero For iPhone and iPad Is Free Today (Was $0.99)" Apple Sliced 9/7
  • "MacBook Air Prices & Sales" MacPrices 9/7
  • "MacBook Pro Prices & Sales" MacPrices 9/7

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Reviews/How-To/Tutorials/Tips
Reviews
  • "Kindle Fire v Nexus 7 v iPad: technical specifications compared" The Guardian 8:44 AM
  • "SGP iPhone 5 Glas.t Premium Screen Protector" Coolsmartphone 10:32 PM
  • "New Kindle Fire HD (vs iPad) review: How will Amazon's Kindle Fire UK release stand up to Apple's iPad?" Macworld UK 9/7
  • "Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 vs Apple New Ipad head to head review" The Inquirer 9/7
  • "The Kowala transforms your iPad into a lapboard and easel" Macworld 9/7
  • "HoverBar mount for iPad review" iMore 9/7
iPad/iPhone/iPod touch Apps
  • "New NextGuide App For iPad Becomes Television Companion" WorldTVPC 10:31 PM
  • "Apps for an emergency" ZDNet 5:41 PM
  • "iPad App From Healthline Offers 3D View of Human Anatomy" eWeek 4:55 PM
  • "Everything you need to run your business... from your iPad" The Next Web 1:33 PM
  • "App of the Week: RetailMeNot" ABCNews 10:24 AM
  • "CupChair makes 360° product views easy, using just your iPhone and a cup" The Next Web 9:58 AM
  • "AppCraft tears down tech barriers to let anyone develop iOS apps (and sell them too)" The Next Web 8:50 AM
  • "Here Are The Best iPhone And iPad Apps You Missed This Week" Business Insider 8:38 AM
  • "NextGuide for iPad tries to bridge gap between live, streaming TV" CNET Reviews 9/7
  • "Avocado: Sharing Of Photos, Messages & To-Do Lists For Couples [iPhone] AddictiveTips 9/7
  • "Appidemic: House Pest for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch" AppleTell 9/7
  • "iOS Gems: Avengers Initiative, Little Masters + Wipeout Article" iLounge 9/7
  • "'Super Hexagon' Review - As The Six-Side World Turns" Touch Arcade 9/7
  • "'Splice: Tree of Life' for iPad Review - Sexy on a Cellular Level" Touch Arcade 9/7
  • "Moms Can Make iOS Apps, Too" Mac|Life 9/7
  • "What's My IQ? Review" 148Apps 9/7
  • "Super Hexagon Review" 148Apps 9/7
  • "FireJumpers Review" 148Apps 9/7
  • "Babel Rising: Cataclysm Review/Play God and smash, electrocute and drown your minions, all before they manage to build a tower. It's really not as gruesome as it sounds." 148Apps 9/7
How-To/Tutorial
  • "How to unlock and drive a car with a 3G iPad" ComputerWeekly 1:32 PM
  • "How to Join Music Tracks and Add Album Art to Tracks with iTunes" Macworld 11:07 AM
  • "Orientation Changes for iPhone: There are two ways to change the orientation of controls when the device orientation changes. The simplest way is to use the controls found in the Size Inspector (shown here) to set behavior for individual controls." The iPhone Developer Resource 9/7
  • "How to set up multiple email addresses for iMessage" iMore 9/7
Tips
  • "Pro tip: Need a makeshift stand to watch something on your iPhone? Use your glasses!" The Next Web 4:53 PM
  • "Tip: How to delete data from an iPhone" USA Today 9/7
Analysis/Commentary/Editorial/Opinion
  • "Who Moved Apple's Cheese? The Role Of The Knock-Off Effect In Innovation" TechCrunch 10:31 PM
  • "How Many iPhone 5 Units Can Apple Sell in 9 Days?" The Motley Fool 10:31 PM
  • "The Apple effect on your next 'PC'" CNET News 10:24 PM
  • "Apple feels the pressure with new iPhone launch" Telegraph 5:45 PM
  • "10 iPad Wallpapers Perfect for Autumn" [Slideshow] Mashable 4:54 PM
  • "The iPhone 5 needs 'one more thing...'" ITProPortal 4:53 PM
  • "Op-ed: Why it makes sense for Apple to plan a Pandora rival" Ars Technica 1:41 PM
  • "Weekly Wrap: iPhone 5 vs. Kindles galore" Macworld 1:33 PM
  • "At Apple HQ, eye for design extends to men's room" CNET News 1:32 PM
  • "Weekend Roundup: Rotten Apple iPhone 5 hype & the Kindle Fire finally set to light up the UK" ITProPortal 11:38 AM
  • "Android, Apple, Starbucks & NASA: What inspired these four world-famous logos?" The Next Web 11:22 AM
  • "Bing is Kindle's default search; is Apple next?" Neowin 11:21 AM
  • "How iPhone 5 sales will help City Hall: Crave's Eric Mack snooped for historic single-store sales figures on the day of iPhone launches and crunched the numbers to figure out how much of a bump the money gives to local government tax coffers." CNET News 10:19 AM
  • "J.D. Power: Apple iPhone Takes Top Honor in Customer Satisfaction Once Again" Brighthand 10:00 AM
  • "How Clean Is the Energy Used by Tech Companies for Cloud Computing?" Scientific American 9:58 AM
  • "Fascinating Number: Apple Takes 71% Of All Smartphone Profits" Forbes 9:57 AM
  • "Amazon Isn't Competing With Apple: But Their Business Models Are"  Forbes 9:57 AM
  • "IBM's Watson App: Google And Apple Should Be Nervous" Seeking Alpha 8:50 AM
  • "Unlock your out of contract AT&T iPhone with the new online unlock request form" iMore 8:46 AM
  • "Why Technology Companies Can't Keep A Secret" TrustedReviews 8:45 AM
  • "Should Apple acquire music streaming company Pandora?"  Reuters 8:40 AM
  • "[Leaked] Official iPhone 5 Promo Video" VernonChan 9/7
  • "Apple iPhone 5 event adds to Intel woes" CNET News 9/7
  • "iPods could get refreshed next week" Neowin 9/7
  • "Yes, We Can Make iPhones in America"  Forbes 9/7
  • "Next iPhone Will Reportedly Be Compatible With LTE Around The World" TechCrunch 9/7
  • "Siri, Why Are You Having Trouble Connecting?" TechCrunch 9/7
  • "Decoding Apple's naming rules" TUAW 9/7
  • "New iPhone: Bust or Gangbuster?" [Video Report] CNBC 9/7
  • "As The Dockpocalypse Nears, Bluetooth-Enabled iPhone Substitutes Abound" TechCrunch 9/7
  • "Why Apple Wants To Kill The 2nd Biggest Mobile Ad Business On The Planet" Business Insider 9/7
  • "Mark Cuban: If I Was Apple, I Wouldn't Sue Samsung Over Patents, I'd Be Hustling" [Video Report] Business Insider 9/7
  • "Weak Rivals Ensure Apple's Dominance For Another iPhone Generation" Forbes 9/7
  • "Apple May Lose The Smartphone War To Google" Seeking Alpha 9/7
  • "iPhone 5: 10 Things To Expect From Apple" [Slideshow] InformationWeek 9/7
  • "What I want to see from Apple on September 12: Absolutely nothing" Digital Trends 9/7
  • "2012 iMac Release Date is September 19? Signs Say, Yes" Tapscape 9/7
  • "iPhone 5 Rumors: Reasonable to Ridiculous" Tapscape 9/7
  • "iPhone 5 – Full Rumor Roundup" Tapscape 9/7
  • "More Evidence For September 21 Ship Date For iPhone 5"  TechCrunch 9/7
  • "DOJ, please don't let up on Apple, book publishers: Consumers win when court rejects argument that price fixing is okay because Amazon is discounting everyone out of business. Fear is not an excuse to price fix."  CNET News 9/7
  • "Wolverton: My offbeat wish list for the iPhone 5" San Jose Mercury News [Free Registration Required] 9/7
  • "Top 10 iPhone 5 features we want Apple to include" V3 9/7
  • "Why Apple would want to move into music streaming" GigaOM 9/7
  • "Report: Apple to Move Into Web Radio" Inc. 9/7
  • "Apple Working on Pandora-Like Service?" PadGadget 9/7
  • "Apple again said to be developing a streaming music service to rival Spotify and Pandora" BGR 9/7
  • "Kindle Fire vs. iPad: The battle at home may hurt your iPad at work/The Amazon.com and Apple iTune-centered ecosystems will battle over content for the home, with repercussions that go far beyond" InfoWorld 9/7
  • "Amazon Revamp Puts Apple On Notice/Amazon announced some excellent new Kindle Fire tablets and phenomenal pricing on Thursday. But make no mistake: Its battle with Apple centers on content services." InformationWeek 9/7
  • "Amazon Fails to Take a Bite Out of Apple/The buzz surrounding Amazon's Kindle event may have been around the new products announced, but it's clear the Seattle-based company has one target in mind: Apple" TheStreet 9/7
  • "Did Bezos Knock Apple or Android?" TidBITS 9/7
  • "Amazon vs. Apple: Jeff Bezos Just Squashed Tim Cook"  TheStreet 9/7
  • "Amazon's New Kindle Fire Tablets May Look Good, But The iPad Will Still Be King [Report] Cult of Mac 9/7
  • "Amazon Kindle Fire HD called 'ambitious,' but unlikely to dethrone Apple's iPad" AppleInsider 9/7
  • "Samsung And Nokia's Strategy vs. Apple: Fake It Until You Make It" PixoBebo 9/7
  • "Mac Websites Display The Obvious: The Mac Isn't Dead, But It's Fading Away" Mac 360 9/7
Non-Apple
  • "Kindle Fire Data Plan: A Bargain Worth Hating?" Tapscape 10:20 PM
  • "Amazon Updates Kindle Fire with HD Display, Revamps E-Reader Lineup" TidBITS 9/7
  • "HTC: Here's how we're going to get back into the game" CNET News 9/7
  • "Asperger's study asks: Are hackers cognitively different?" CNET News 9/7
  • "BlackBerry fragmentation is the spectre that haunts RIM" ZDNet 9/7
  • "Ubuntu 12.10 Beta 1: Preview" ZDNet 9/7
  • "Five things Desktop Linux has to do to beat Windows 8" ZDNet 9/7
  • "Survey Says Core Gamers Recently Declined — Should We Be Worried?" Techland 9/7
  • "Edgy penguins test-fly Ubuntu's Quantal Quetzal" The Register 9/7
  • "The New Smartphone Incrementalism: Tiny advances are loudly proclaimed as the industry battles over fractions of an ever-vaster global mobile market." Technology Review 9/7
  • "Hottest Android news and rumors for week ending Sept. 7" Network World 9/7
  • "Why smartphones need more protection than 'not-smartphones'" PCWorld 9/7
  • "Why Johnny doesn't understand cloud computing: Recent survey shows that most Americans don't understand cloud computing -- and it's our fault" InfoWorld 9/7
  • "10 tech expenses your business can do without" [Slideshow] PCWorld 9/7
  • "Android Designers Seek Distance From Apple Smartphones: Samsung's $1.05 billion patent infringement loss against Apple sends Android designers back to their drawing boards. Is there a safe, smart, and marketable smartphone design that's very different?" InformationWeek 9/7
  • "NAND flash memory in short supply" EE Times 9/7
  • "Why I've got a sync'ing feeling about Amazon's new Kindle Fire" The Register 9/7
  • "Amazon Kindle Special Offers Are a Disgrace" PC Magazine 9/7
  • "With New Kindle Fire HD, Amazon Emphasizes Service Over Style" Forbes 9/7
  • "Amazon announcement: new Kindles. Hollywood: new worries./Amazon announcement of seven new Kindles is a boon for consumers. But Hollywood worries the Amazon announcement will speed the move from buying to renting movies." Christian Science Monitor 9/7
  • "How Nokia's Lumia hopes carry the weight of a nation" ZDNet 9/7
  • "Lumia 920: Nokia, Microsoft Finally Bring Their 'A' Game" BYTE 9/7
  • "Mozilla's Firefox OS: Take It Seriously" OStatic 9/7
  • "Lock & home screen ads aid Amazon's aggressive pricing of Kindle Fire HD" AppleInsider 9/7
Humor/Cartoons
  • "Video: S**t Apple fanatics say" Fortune 9/7
Press Releases/Products/Public Relations
  • "Have you ever been in a real maze? Forget about all of the other maze games that you have seen before. We invite you to a real maze experience." Clover Game Studio 10:34 PM
  • "Delta, American Airlines Working to Support iOS 6 Passbook" PC Magazine 5:31 PM
  • "Your Zone is the Winner's Zone" prMac 10:02 AM
  • "Instatag for iOS - More Likes, More Follows" prMac 9:03 AM
  • "LinkedIn for Android and iOS apps updated, adds notifications feature" TechShout 8:40 AM
  • "Perfect Putt- Golfer Pro is a Breakthrough" prMac 8:22 AM
  • "Free Passport to Travel App for Worldwide Travelers" prMac 8:22 AM
  • "A new and innovative take on Labyrinth Games: Reveal The Maze" prMac 8:21 AM
  • "Super Face Heroes - New creative game for iPhone/iPod touch/iPad" prMac 8:21 AM
  • "Maps 1.9.2 for iPad - View maps at High Magnification" prMac 8:21 AM
  • "PDF 1.9.2 for iOS - Accelerated viewing for PDF documents" prMac 8:21 AM
  • "Details of Pogo Connect iPad stylus unveiled" AppleTell 9/7
  • "Official Thor: Son Of Asgard Game For iOS Hammers Into The App Store, Free For A Limited Time!" Redmond Pie 9/7
  • "This Interface Could Actually Turn Your iPad Into a Killer Portable Studio" Gizmodo 9/7
  • "Five iOS apps to help you say good-bye to summer, hello to fall" TUAW 9/7
  • "VEVO's New iPad App Adds Personalized Playlists, Social Sharing & Continuous Playback" TechCrunch 9/7
  • "Zazzle Instant Brings Custom Product Creation To Your iPhone" TechCrunch 9/7
  • "Logitech's Ultrathin Keyboard Cover and Solar Keyboard Folio For iPad Hit the Fashion Runway" MacPrices 9/7
  • "Mac Pro users gain unprecedented new graphics performance thanks to Nvidia Quadro K5000" Architosh 9/7
  • "'Bubble Shot!' Now Released On iOS is Ready To Satisfy Your Gaming Addiction" GamesBizWire 9/7
  • "Timbre iPhone App Offers Stunning, Simple Local Live Music Discovery" TechCrunch 9/7
  • "LifeProof Case for iPod Touch Expands Product Offerings" PRNewswire 9/7
  • "iSkin Preps New Products in Time for the iPhone® 5" PRWeb 9/7
  • "Part™ for Apple's iPhone Gets Pushy With Photo Interaction" Business Wire 9/7
  • "Fotopedia Extends Global Ad Model Designed for iPad to 200 Countries" Business Wire 9/7
  • "Solitaire Blitz and Talking Zombatar on the way for iOS" 148Apps 9/7
  • "Don't call it an Instagram clone: EyeEm debuts new social photo apps for iOS, Android" The Next Web 9/7
  • "Circle of 6 for iPhone and Android Prevents Violence, Gives You a Way Out of Dangerous Situations" Lifehacker 9/7
  • "Giftly rewraps gift cards in iPhone app" CNET News 9/7
  • "Part™ for Apple's iPhone Gets Pushy With Photo Interaction" Business Wire 9/7
  • "SecurityLocker case for iPad 3 - probably the most safe case for iPad 3" USBfever 9/7
  • "Scottish Gaelic Immersion HD special price cut September 8 and 9" prMac 9/7
  • "NewMacgadgets Introduces a New Line of iPad and iPhone Security Products" prMac 9/7
  • "Aussie Developer goes Back2School" prMac 9/7
  • "Band Logos Quiz 1.0 for iOS: Compete to Name Popular and Puzzling Icons" prMac 9/7
  • "Codespot Mobile releases Draw and Roll Game on iTunes App Store" prMac 9/7
  • "Effective math practice on iPad; Splash Math saves time, money and trees" prMac 9/7
  • "Free Smart Dress Up Game hits Apple App Store" prMac 9/7
  • "InJoyee Release Mr. & Mrs. Cutie Pie Game for iOS" prMac 9/7
  • "iOS App Helps Moms Just Say No to Velcro on Kids Feet" prMac 9/7
  • "Kitchen Guru Turns iPad into a Digital Cookbook" prMac 9/7
  • "Mobile Spy v6.0 Presents iPhone Tracking with Live Screen Viewer" prMac 9/7
  • "MoviePro App takes iPhone 4S video recording to the next level" prMac 9/7
  • "Swift - Speed up, slow down, or download video / audio from any website" prMac 9/7
  • "Transform your Photos and Videos into Professional Pencil Drawings" prMac 9/7
  • "Quad Screen Browser for iPad - Leveraging the power of 4 browser windows" prMac 9/7
  • "Operatio Apps Releases Pin Tiki Ball 1.0 - Universal App for iPad/iPhone" prMac 9/7
  • "Teva Games debut Ride & Jump Derby HD - a Horse tale" prMac 9/7
  • "Bowling Paradise 2.0 on iOS: Ultra-Realistic Bowling Sim for 1-4 Players" prMac 9/7
  • "It's Obama Time?! - New iOS Simulator" prMac 9/7
  • "UNNYHOG Entertainment introduces LookOut - Blizzard for iOS" prMac 9/7
Computer Industry
  • "EU says Microsoft pledged to meet antitrust requests on browsers" Reuters 1:38 PM
  • "Microsoft 'to comply' with EU in browser choice antitrust probe" ZDNet 5:41 PM
  • "Adobe confirms Windows 8 users vulnerable to active Flash exploits: Baked-in Flash Player in Windows 8's IE10 won't be updated until late October, says Microsoft" Computerworld 10:39 AM
  • "Bing, Not Google, Will Power Search on Amazon's New Kindle Fires" AllThingsD 10:10 AM
  • "Seriously, Can Hewlett-Packard Be This Cheap?" Seeking Alpha 10:13 AM
  • "IBM: Focus On Cloud Computing Presents An Upside Of 20%" Seeking Alpha 10:13 AM
  • "US Open tech, behind the scenes/Summary: I got a tour of IBM's Operations Center at the US Open this week, and I took a few pictures." ZDNet 11:18 AM
  • "The Unwelcome Guest at Intel's Big Show: Uncertainty/As the chip maker's convention nears, challenges from smartphones, tablets continue to grow." Barron's 10:10 AM
  • "Advanced Micro Devices: Turnaround Depends On Success Of Future Products" Seeking Alpha 10:12 AM
  • "Advanced Micro Devices: Vindicated After Intel's Warning, But Near Term Pain Ahead" Seeking Alpha 5:13 PM
  • "Cyber attacks grow increasingly 'reckless,' says top official" NBC News 11:03 AM
  • "Tech's New Wave, Driven by Data" New York Times [Free/Paid Registration Required] 5:00 PM
  • "Amazon's Launch, Apple on Deck: Tech Weekly Recap" TheStreet 10:04 AM
  • "EMC Still Tops Growing Storage Market: Storage industry grew 8% in Q2 to post sales of just under $8.1 billion, IDC reported. External disk storage accounted for almost $6 billion, a 6.5% improvement." InformationWeek 10:20 AM
  • "Intel's lowered forecast 'isn't a good sign' for PC industry" Computerworld 10:38 AM
  • "Spotify Will Launch A Browser-Based Version" TechCrunch 5:39 PM
  • "Ivy Bridge laptops top September electronics bargains" PCWorld 5:32 PM
  • "Nokia Broadens Apology Over Claims at Phone Launch" WSJ.com [Paid Membership Required] 5:12 PM
  • "Game Maker Without a Rule Book" New York Times [Free/Paid Registration Required] 5:00 PM
  • "GameStop wants a digital classic time machine" TG Daily 11:15 AM
  • "Hacker Gang Has Unlimited Supply of Zero-day Bugs" Computerworld 11:08 AM
  • "Nokia Windows Phone 8 Smartphones Launching Nov. 2 on ATandT: Report" eWeek 10:45 AM
  • "Google Shares Above $700. Again." AllThingsD 10:10 AM
  • "Sniffing out counterfeit electronics: Inspectors ramp up efforts as danger of sham equipment rises" The Wichita Eagle 11:08 AM
  • "E-book settlement has publishing world in turmoil: The price-fixing case turns out well for Amazon but unsettles many others in the industry." Los Angeles Times [Free Registration Required] 10:31 AM
  • "Samsung Is Guilty: No Effect On Windows 8 Phone Sales" Seeking Alpha 10:14 AM
  • "Amazon's Kindle Fire success does not equate to Android's continued survival" ZDNet 5:41 PM
  • "We Have All Become Parallel Gamers" TechCrunch 11:14 AM
  • "20 Google search shortcuts to hone your Google-fu" Lifehacker 11:04 AM
  • "Amazon, Google: What the New Kindles Could Mean to Their Relationship" eWeek 10:44 AM
  • "Elgan: The rise of the social picture gadget/Here's how the primacy of pictures on social networks is transforming consumer electronics." Computerworld 10:38 AM
  • "Android this week: 3 new Droid Razrs; Tablet sales up; Galaxy S III on a roll" GigaOM 10:03 AM
  • "This week in Crave: The high-flying edition" CNET News 8:25 AM
  • "Nokia in talks for exclusive U.K. launch partner" MarketWatch 10:11 AM
Finances (Click heading for current Apple Stock price.)
Apple News
  • "The 1 Stock Everybody's Talking About This Week" The Motley Fool 8:38 AM
  • "Apple shares reach new high with event on the way" MarketWatch 9/7
  • "AAPL stock surges past 680 all time high ahead of iPhone 5 launch" 9 to 5 Mac 9/7
  • "How to protect yourself from Apple" MarketWatch 9/7
  • "Apple win sends mixed signal for suppliers" Financial Times [Paid Membership Required] 9/7
Industry News
  • "How to Profit From the Smartphone Wars" CNBC 10:15 AM
  • "Tech Stocks: Intel, Microsoft losses drag on tech stocks/Pandora, Audience shares crash on concerns about Apple moves" MarketWatch 9/7
  • "U.S. stocks edge up, score gains for the week: Major indexes at multiyear highs; jobs data up Fed stimulus view" MarketWatch 9/7
  • "U.S. Stocks Rise Amid Stimulus Bets After Employment Data" Bloomberg 9/7
  • "After Ugly Jobs Report, QE3 Hopes Keep Stocks Afloat" FOXBusiness 9/7
  • "Stocks Edge Up to Close at Multi-Year Highs" TheStreet 9/7
  • "Stocks end the week with strong gains" CNNMoney 9/7
  • "Stocks Close at Multiyear High" WSJ.com [Paid Membership Required] 9/7
  • "Investors pull back after weak jobs report: U.S. stock futures lost steam Friday morning, following a disappointing jobs report." CNNMoney 9/7
  • "Asia Markets: Asia stocks celebrate China stimulus, ECB" MarketWatch 9/7
  • "Asian Shares Rally as ECB Plan Boosts Sentiment" WSJ.com [Paid Membership Required] 9/7
  • "Europe Markets: Europe stocks up 2.3% for week, banks rise/Falling yields on Italian and Spanish bonds underpin equities" MarketWatch 9/7
  • "Bond Prices, Euro Jump Again on ECB Bond Plan: Traders and investors ignored gaps in the European Central Bank's new bond-buying plan Friday, propelling prices of Spanish and Italian bonds to their strongest levels in months and pumping the euro higher." WSJ.com [Paid Membership Required] 9/7
  • "Most active Nasdaq-traded stocks: Nasdaq's 10 most active stocks at the close of trading" Associated Press 9/7
  • "Final Glance: Computer companies/Computer companies shares mixed at the close of trading" Associated Press 9/7
  • "Midday Glance: Computer companies/Computer companies shares mixed at 1 p.m." Associated Press 9/7

 
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