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Weekend Highlights: Late Thursday, Apple took new tack against Qualcomm seeking invalidation of four patents; fresh ruling from US Supreme Court backs Apple's iPhone privacy stance requiring warrants to access cellphone data—reports in our Apple/Macintosh section; Dan Moren expresses frustration over slow Mac updates, delcaring "long product cycles are ... now normal for the Mac"; Ben Lovejoy thinks he has a solution to the MacBook Pro dilemma that would keep all parties happy; ZDNet takes FileMaker 17 for a spin; Simon Royal argues life's "too short to argue over operating systems" says end result is that you're happy with your choice; Gregg Keizer delves into new privacy features in Mojave; Japan now seeing Apple mapping vehicles on the roads; man in Toronto, CA sues Apple over Apple Watch scratches; The Drum interviews Susan Bennett, Siri's original voice; interesting interview with Andy Hertzfeld; BGR claims exclusive first look at 6.1" LCD iPhone; commentary from Channel NewsAsia poses question whether "Xiaomi is twice as good as Apple".

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Apple Press Releases
  • "iPhone 5: The biggest thing to happen to iPhone since iPhone." Apple 1:48 PM
  • "Creating an entirely new design meant inventing entirely new technology. When we envisioned the new iPhone, we landed on a remarkably thin and light design. But it's nearly impossible to make a device so thin and so light without sacrificing features or performance." Apple 1:49 PM
  • "So much more than before. And so much less, too." [iPhone 5 features] Apple 1:48 PM
  • "iPhone 5 Video" Apple 1:47 PM
  • "Apple Introduces iPhone 5: Thinnest, Lightest iPhone Ever Features All-New Aluminum Design, Stunning 4-Inch Retina Display, A6 Chip & Ultrafast Wireless" Apple 1:57 PM
  • "Introducing the new iTunes. Simplicity is a beautiful thing. A completely redesigned player. A newly remodeled store. And even more iCloud features. The new iTunes looks easy, because it is easy." Apple 1:52 PM
  • "Apple Unveils New iTunes: Featuring Dramatically Simplified Design & Seamless iCloud Integration" Apple 1:58 PM
  • "iPod touch: Engineered for maximum funness." Apple 1:50 PM
  • "iPod nano: Completely renanoed." Apple 1:51 PM
  • "iPod shuffle: It's big on color. The colorful, clip-and-go iPod shuffle. With buttons, VoiceOver, and playlists, it's got all the greatest hits." Apple 1:51 PM
  • "Apple Introduces New iPod touch & iPod nano: World's Most Popular Music Players Reinvented With Ultra-Thin Designs & Amazing New Features" Apple 1:58 PM
  • "Apple Introduces New iPod touch & iPod nano" Business Wire 1:45 PM
  • "The new shape of sound" [Jon Ive video introducing new EarPods] Apple 1:55 PM
Apple News
  • "Apple Shows Taller, Thinner iPhone 5: Apple iPhone 5 includes faster processor, faster Wi-Fi, LTE, better camera, better audio, better battery life, and iOS, version 6." InformationWeek 4:02 PM
  • "Apple Unveils iPhone 5" [Paid Membership Required] 1:30 PM
  • "Apple Offers a New iPhone, Lighter and More Powerful" New York Times [Free/Paid Registration Required] 4:03 PM
  • "iPhone 5: No Steve Jobs, no sizzle" CNET News 3:41 PM
  • "Apple Unveils IPhone 5 to Extend Lead in Smartphone Market" Bloomberg 4:14 PM
  • "Apple's iPhone 5: Bigger, faster and slimmer" Washington Post [Free Registration Required] 6:41 PM
  • "Apple's iPhone 5 bigger, faster but lacks 'wow'" Reuters 4:03 PM
  • "With iPhone 5, Apple is out to prove it's still the king" CNET News 4:04 PM
  • "Apple: First Impressions of a Sleeker, More Gorgeous iPhone" Barron's 4:11 PM
  • "Apple shows off bigger, faster iPhone 5: Phone goes on sale Friday at $199 for 16GB, $399 for high-end" Reuters [Free Registration Required] 6:38 PM
  • "Everything you need to know about the iPhone 5" MarketWatch 4:11 PM
  • "Interview: Phil Schiller on Why the iPhone 5 Has a New Connector but Not NFC or Wireless Charging" AllThingsD 3:55 PM
  • "Apple Has Sold Over 400 Million iOS Devices: 9.5% Growth Since March" TechCrunch 1:57 PM
  • "Analysts set high expectations for iPhone 5 today: 'No matter what it has, it's going to have an enormous launch,' says one expert"  Computerworld 8:16 AM
  • "iPhone 5 could fuel year-long Apple sales boom: analysts" The Globe and Mail [Free Registration Required] 8:42 AM
  • "Why Today's iPhone Event Is So Huge For Apple"  ReadWriteWeb 8:53 AM
  • "iPhone Hype Hits Pre-Launch Frenzy" MacNewsWorld 9:05 AM
  • "Apple's big day" Fortune 8:17 AM
  • "Apple's New iPhone: Will it Stand Out Enough?" Reuters 8:55 AM
  • "Apple, Samsung Prepare for Next Battleground: 4G/Samsung and Apple are building up their patent portfolios for 4G wireless technology as courtroom battles escalate. The WSJ's Yun-Hee Kim has the details." [Video Report] [Paid Membership Required] 8:31 AM
  • "Samsung, Apple Amass 4G Patents for Battle" [Paid Membership Required] 11:29 AM
  • "Email Trashing May Cost Samsung More Than $1B: The verdict may be in on Apple v. Samsung, but the story hasn't reached its end. Appeals in patent infringement cases are unlike other civil trial appeals. Rather than rely on the jury verdict, the Federal Circuit evaluates the patents on its own in what is referred to as a 'de novo' review. This process effectively gives patent infringement litigants an opportunity to retry their cases on appeal." E-Commerce Times 10:47 AM
  • "The Undercover Report on How the New iPhone 5 is Made Inside Foxconn Factory"  M.I.C. Gadget 7:48 AM
  • "Undercover reporter details work at Foxconn's iPhone plant" CNET News 9:59 AM
  • "iPhone manufacturer faces labor complaints: The company that manufactures Apple's iPhones has responded to an accusation that vocational students are forced to work in its Chinese factories by saying Wednesday its agreement with their schools allows them to leave." Associated Press 8:11 AM
  • "Waiting for Apple's China Play" Forbes 8:16 AM
  • "Apple vs. Tech company sues online Polish grocer over logo" PCWorld 8:42 AM
  • "iTunes gets a makeover for version 11, and just in time: Apple's monster of a media hub will get a new look in late October." Ars Technica 1:27 PM
  • "Apple announces redesigned iTunes for Mac, Windows and iOS devices" Engadget 1:59 PM
  • "iTunes Gets a Major Makeover" AllThingsD 2:02 PM
  • "Latest Apple iTunes targets the Cloud" TG Daily 3:57 PM
  • "iTunes 10.7 goes live as a 157MB download to connect to new iPod touch nano and shuffles" 9 to 5 Mac 3:30 PM
  • "iTunes 10.7 for Mac OS X" Apple 3:21 PM
  • "About iTunes 10.7: iTunes 10.7 adds support for iOS 6 running on compatible iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch models. This update also adds support for the latest iPod nano and iPod shuffle models." Apple Support 3:22 PM
  • "Google helps close 163 security vulnerabilities in iTunes" ZDNet 10:46 PM
  • "Apple issues iTunes and iMovie updates" CNET News 7:55 PM
  • "Resurrection: Mac/ZFS returns!" ZDNet 7:49 AM
  • "Apple's iCloud goes titsup, email evaporates for unlucky 1%" The Register 8:16 AM
  • "Apple confirms 1.1% of iCloud users affected by mail outage" AppleInsider 8:22 AM
  • "Two-day iCloud mail outage continues to frustrate users" TUAW 9:40 AM
  • "iCloud Mail Outage Lasts Over a Day" TidBITS 5:07 PM
  • "Apple pulls plug on Ping dud on September 30th" MacDailyNews 6:22 PM
  • "Apple to pull plug on social music network Ping on September 30" CNET News 7:55 PM
  • "Apple will shutter Ping on September 30: After two years of giving it a go, Apple decides to move on." Ars Technica 8:05 PM
  • "How to prevent sleep in OS X: There are several options available in OS X to keep the system from going to sleep in the middle of tasks." CNET Reviews 11:18 AM
  • "Apple Mail IMAP: Sent Mail Showing up in wrong folder on second computer" Foliovision 8:02 AM
  • "Parallels Desktop 8 for Mac (review)" IT.Enquirer 7:46 AM
  • "BOOM goes the MacBook [BOOM v1.0.2] YMP Now 7:38 PM
  • "Tiffen Dfx Video/Film plugin with Final Cut Pro X" IT.Enquirer 7:47 AM
  • "Command Line Work: New Users and Terminal (1) --A Quick Look Round" eXtensions 10:45 AM
  • "iStopMotion makes stop motion animation easy" MacNews 9:14 AM
  • "Put a digital clock in a corner of the screen with GeekTool" Mac OS X Hints 9:50 AM
  • "Quick Tip: How To Change a File's Default Application" Mactuts+ 8:56 AM
  • "How To: Disable Notification Center in OS X Mountain Lion" FairerPlatform 12:06 PM
  • "Free: 12 Easy Ways To Improve Safari On Your Mac" NoodleMac 7:59 AM
  • "Why Mac Writers Need A Professional Writers Tool (with storyboard and project manager)" Mac 360 7:59 AM
  • "Free: The 3 Best Mac Utilities To Clean, Repair, Customize, And Unlock Hidden Features" Mac 360 7:59 AM
  • "A Free App Brings 12 New Functions To Your Mac's Menubar" McSolo 7:59 AM
  • "How To Use Your Mac To Win At Poker (and get your money back)" BohemianBoomer 7:59 AM
  • "Is There A Better Way To Manage Email Than Mail (and why Google bought Sparrow)?" TeraTalks 7:59 AM
Press Releases
  • "Image correction app Blurity now available for Mac OS X" The Next Web 8:04 PM
  • "Thar She Growls! Growl 2 Submitted to Mac App Store" Mac|Life 9:07 AM
  • "Vectorworks 2013 to be revealed next week: Innovative new 3D coming" Architosh 8:31 AM
  • "Magic Mind - a life changing app for Mac" prMac 8:04 AM
  • "Asset Store Madness: Save up to 76% until September 30" Unity 8:02 AM
General Interest/Potpourri
Live Apple Event Coverage
  • "MacNN Live Event Coverage" MacNN 12:16 PM
  • "The iPhone 5 live blog" Fortune 12:10 PM
  • "The iPhone 5 live blog" Fortune 11:44 AM
  • "Live Blog: Apple's iPhone Announcement - Plus iTunes 11, iOS 6, New iPods" ReadWriteWeb 11:36 AM
  • "Apple iPhone 5 Event: Live Blog" PC Magazine 11:36 AM
  • "Live: Apple to announce a new iPhone" NBC News 11:30 AM
  • "Join Us Live At 1PM Eastern/10AM Pacific For Apple's iPhone Announcement" TechCrunch 10:13 AM
  • "Our Apple iPhone 5 Live Blog" AnandTech 9:11 AM
  • "MacDailyNews presents live coverage of Apple's September 12th special event" MacDailyNews 9:12 AM
  • "Apple iPhone 5 event: live" Telegraph 9:06 AM
  • "Apple September 12th Press Event" SlashGear 8:35 AM
  • "Live blog: Apple iPhone 5 event starts at 10 a.m. PT" GigaOM 8:34 AM
  • "Apple September 2012 event: 'It's almost here'" Ars Technica 8:34 AM
  • "Apple iPhone 5 Event Live Blog" ABCNews 8:21 AM
  • "Live iPhone 5 launch coverage" gdgt 8:19 AM
  • "Live Blog: Apple iPhone 5 Event" Mac|Life 8:19 AM
  • "iPhone 5 Live Blog" Gizmodo 8:19 AM
  • "Live from Apple's iPhone 5 event!" The Verge 8:18 AM
  • "Apple's next-generation iPhone liveblog!" Engadget 8:18 AM
  • "Coming Up, Live: Apple's iPhone Event" AllThingsD 8:17 AM
  • "Liveblog: Apple Unveils Its Newest Star" Wired 8:17 AM
  • "CNET's Apple event live blog (Wednesday, September 12)" CNET 8:13 AM
  • "Live Blog: Apple's Fall 2012 iPhone event" Macworld 8:19 AM
  • "Live feed: Apple iPhone 5 launch event" Macworld UK 7:47 AM
  • "Apple's Special Event Coverage" SchwarzTech 11:45 AM
  • "As Apple rings in a new iPhone, follow the announcement live" Los Angeles Times [Paid Membership Required] 8:26 AM
Apple News
  • "Inside Apple exec's $17 million mansion" Melbourne Age 10:45 PM
  • "Apple posts video of September 12 special media event" MacDailyNews 8:33 PM
  • "Where iPhone 5 fits in the latest lineup of phones, tablets: The iPhone 5 debuts amid new smartphones from Samsung and Google, and Windows 8 debuts on Nokia and Motorola. Amazon and others are introducing new tablets this fall." Associated Press 9:41 AM
  • "You Won't Lose Your AT&T Grandfathered Unlimited Data Plan When You Upgrade To The iPhone 5" Cult of Mac 3:55 PM
  • "Cell phone carriers will get whacked by the iPhone 5" CNNMoney 8:24 AM
  • "Apple loses another Siri founder: Engineering director Adam Cheyer" VentureBeat 8:51 AM
  • "iPhone Is Tops for IT Pros, but Samsung Gaining" eWeek 10:47 AM
  • "Video: Scene On the Street Outside Apple iPhone 5 Event" BYTE 10:46 AM
  • "Just one hour to go until Apple's launch event, here's the scene in San Francisco" Engadget 11:24 AM
  • "Apple turns tables on Amazon, starts discounting e-books" Electronista 8:53 AM
  • "Is Samsung Reconsidering their War Stance over LTE Patents?" Patently Apple 8:57 AM
  • "Smartphone Shipments to Pass One Billion in 2016, According to NPD DisplaySearch: Launch of iPhone 5 Expected to Accelerate Growth, Raise the Bar for Smartphone Design" PRWeb 8:08 AM
  • "Red States vs. Blue States: Apple's iOS vs. Google's Android" MacDailyNews 9:13 AM
  • "Apple sizes up Genius Bar at expanding NJ locale" CNET News 9:14 AM
  • "Apple Pushes Ahead With New Genius Bar Layout" PC Magazine 11:18 AM
  • "First Employee Council Reaps First Benefit" ifoAppleStore 9:12 AM
  • "Not all Apple products turn out winners [Photos] Los Angeles Times [Paid Membership Required] 10:55 AM
Non-Apple News
  • "A look behind the scenes at Google's NYC offices" [Slideshow] 9 to 5 Google 10:56 AM
  • "GoDaddy offers users one month credit following service outage" CNET News 11:47 AM
  • "Adobe has ColdFusion hotfix, could contain remote execution flaw" ZDNet 11:36 AM
  • "Samsung Galaxy Beam: a projector/smartphone" ZDNet 11:35 AM
  • "PS4, Xbox 720 to have Avatar-style graphics" TG Daily 11:22 AM
  • "Dropbox alternative lets firms retain encryption keys: BlockMaster ShieldShare works as server or cloud" Techworld 11:20 AM
  • "AOL Founder Steve Case On The JOBS Act: Not A Big Deal In Silicon Valley, 'Really Important' In Detroit" TechCrunch 11:17 AM
  • "Brocade guns for 100G Ethernet supremacy: Unveils chassis-based fabric switch at 4Tbps per slot; extends MLX router and ADX load balancer, too" Network World 11:05 AM
  • "Acer to Sell Smartphone in China Using Alibaba's Aliyun OS" IDG News Service 11:03 AM
  • "Google, two labels spar on cloud music fees" CNET News 11:47 AM
  • "Google Unveils Open Source Online Education Software" PC Magazine 11:01 AM
  • "Nintendo Revealing Wii U Details Tomorrow" PC Magazine 11:01 AM
  • "Zuckerberg sketches new areas of growth for Facebook" Reuters [Free Registration Required] 10:38 AM
  • "Zuckerberg admits Facebook wasted years" Financial Times [Paid Membership Required] 10:32 AM
  • "HTC introduces smartphones selling in China, Japan to other markets in Asia" DigiTimes 10:28 AM
  • "The Lowly Rack Rises to New Heights in Cloud Data Centers" InformationWeek 10:04 AM
  • "Ford Puts Pedal To Metal On In-Car Electronics" InformationWeek 10:03 AM
  • "Nokia Siemens Networks to begin job cutting in Finland" Reuters 10:02 AM
  • "Digitimes Research: Kindle Fire HD shipments expected to reach 5 million units in 2H12" DigiTimes 8:45 AM
  • "YML Archives for September 12th, 2012'" Your Mac Life 9:54 PM
  • "TUAW TV Live: New iPhone, iPods and iTunes coming!" TUAW 4:28 PM
  • "Gehry Technologies talks to Architosh about GTeam" Architosh 9:18 AM
iPhone 5/iPods/iOS 6
  • "Inside the iPhone 5: What makes it tick" CNET News 10:41 PM
  • "IPhone 5 bill of materials estimate is $167.50" EE Times 8:04 PM
  • "AAPL: Apple Unveils iPhone 5 with LTE, A6 Chip" Barron's 1:01 PM
  • "Apple debuts all-new iPhone 5 -- thinnest ever" [Video Report] CNET News 4:03 PM
  • "iPhone 5: Our Complete Overview" MacStories 12:50 PM
  • "Apple announces iPhone 5: What you need to know" ZDNet 1:04 PM
  • "Apple iPhone 5 Weighs 20% Less Than iPhone 4S" [Video Report] Bloomberg 12:58 PM
  • "Apple Officially Reveals The iPhone 5" TechCrunch 12:50 PM
  • "Apple Introduces New 'Lightning' Dock Connector for iPhone 5" iSource 12:59 PM
  • "This Is the Ugly iPhone 5 Lightning Adapter You'll Need For All Your Old Accessories" Gizmodo 12:59 PM
  • "Siri comes to iPod Touch: The device gets an upgrade in features that mirrors the iPhone 5, plus it comes in a myriad of colors for the kiddies." CNET News 4:04 PM
  • "Apple updates iPod nano with larger screen, Bluetooth, and an FM tuner" The Verge 1:31 PM
  • "Apple announces fifth-generation iPod touch: 4-inch screen, 6.1mm thick, Siri included" Engadget 1:59 PM
  • "Apple introduces new 50% thinner iPod nano with 2.5" multitouch display, FM tuner and Bluetooth" The Next Web 1:32 PM
  • "Apple Releases A Totally Redesigned iTunes With iCloud Built-In" TechCrunch 1:32 PM
  • "Apple Announces Thinner iPod Nano" Mashable 1:32 PM
  • "iPod shuffle updated with much-needed new hues" Engadget 1:59 PM
  • "New 7th generation iPod nano is thinnest iPod ever" ZDNet 3:41 PM
  • "Apple's infamous earbuds rebranded for iPhone 5 as 'EarPods'" Engadget 1:59 PM
  • "Apple Fixes Its Headphone Problem With New EarPods, Shipping Today" TechCrunch 2:03 PM
  • "iOS 6 coming to iPhone 4S, 4, 3GS, new iPad, iPad 2 and iPod Touch on September 19th" Engadget 2:00 PM
  • "Apple's iOS 6: Facebook, Maps, Passbook, Photo Sharing, Siri And More" TechCrunch 12:59 PM
  • "iOS 6 to Ship 19 September 2012" TidBITS 4:29 PM
  • "Apple iOS 6: Full details emerge" T3 2:03 PM
  • "Final iOS 6 Golden Master build released to developers" The Verge 3:27 PM
  • "iOS 6 GM seed brings panorama camera to iPhone 4S" 9 to 5 Mac 4:17 PM
  • "This Is the Ugly iPhone 5 Lightning Adapter You'll Need For All Your Old Accessories" Gizmodo 12:59 PM
  • "iPhone 4 now free on contract, iPhone 4S is $99" TUAW 1:31 PM
  • "Apple discounts iPhone 4S to $99 in the wake of the iPhone 5, iPhone 4 is now free on contract" Engadget 2:00 PM
  • "Apple's New Nano-SIM: Freeing Up Valuable Space Inside The Case" TechCrunch 2:01 PM
  • "iPhone 5 Compatible With Old Accessories ... For A Price" Forbes 4:16 PM
  • "Want that new Lightning to 30-pin adapter? That'll cost you at least $29" The Next Web 2:24 PM
  • "Full iPhone 5 specifications (specs) in detail" iMore 2:24 PM
Apple News
  • "Muted Response for Apple's Components Suppliers" WSJ Blogs 10:47 PM
  • "Sharp Starts Shipping iPhone 5 Screens to Apple" [Paid Membership Required] 10:46 PM
  • "The Apple Store Is Back Up! Pre-Order iPhone 5 For $199 & Up" TechCrunch 2:12 PM
  • "'Biggest Upgrade Ever' for iPod Touch to Bring New Colors, GPS, Camera Improvements?" MacRumors 8:30 AM
  • "Whoops! 'iPhone 5' name seems to be confirmed by's search engine (Update: New Touch and Nano too)" 9 to 5 Mac 9:18 AM
  • "Apple's search engine confirms iPhone 5" ZDNet 9:40 AM
  • "Apple's Website Leaks 'iPhone 5' Name And LTE Capabilities" Apple Bitch 10:49 AM
  • "Analyst: iPod touch to gain 5-Megapixel Camera, GPS, Gaming capabilities and more" 9 to 5 Mac 8:30 AM
  • "Apple's new dock connector is called 'Lightning', 'Earpod' headphones, 'Loop' iPod touch accessories, 2GB iPod shuffles" 9 to 5 Mac 7:50 AM
  • "New iPhone 5 dock dubbed Lightning, earbuds now Earpods" Crave @ CNET 8:24 AM
  • "Average price of iOS device cables to rise 84% with new 9-pin design" AppleInsider 8:51 AM
  • "Last-minute rumor claims Apple will include NFC chip in 'iPhone 5'" AppleInsider 8:22 AM
  • "Last minute iPhone 5 rumors: NFC, greater file system and USB music support" iMore 8:55 AM
  • "Arrival of iPhone 5 to spur rebound in Apple shipments, says IHS" DigiTimes 8:45 AM
  • "iPhone 5 faces tough competition in a crowded market" BBC 8:17 AM
  • "Apple Store down in preparation for today's iPhone 5 event" CNET News 8:16 AM
  • "The iPhone 5 Isn't The Only Apple News Today – Your Mac Will Get An Update Soon Too" Business Insider 8:29 AM
  • "AU Optronics, LG Display to supply panels for Apple's smaller iPad: report" Reuters 10:03 AM
  • "The Ultimate Apple Device Timeline" Forbes 12:10 PM
  • "Apple's Logo Gains Trademark Status for Social Networking" Patently Apple 8:01 AM
Price Trackers/Deals
  • "Gravity Guy HD For iPad Is Temporarily Available For Free (Normally $1.99), The iPhone Version Is Also Free" Apple Sliced 8:44 AM
  • "Run Roo Run For iPhone and iPad Is Free Right Now (Previously $0.99)" Apple Sliced 8:44 AM
  • "Pygmies-Hoglet For iPhone Is Free Today (Was $4.99)" Apple Sliced 8:44 AM
  • "iPod nano Price Trackers" MacPrices 7:45 AM
  • "iPod touch Prices & Sales" MacPrices 7:45 AM
  • "iPad (2012) Prices & Sales" MacPrices 7:45 AM
  • "Apple iMac Buyer's Guide -21.5 Inch -$850 to $1,699 -Best Prices, Reviews, AndInformation" MacReviewZone 7:46 AM
  • "Apple Mac Pro Buyer's Guide -6 And 4 Core Models... Up To $129 Off New Models" MacReviewZone 7:46 AM
  • "Closeout, Refurbished & Used Mac mini Buyer's Guide -Prices From $440 To $1,359" MacReviewZone 7:46 AM
  • "Buy one iPhone 5 skin, get one free/Skinit's BOGO deal can be used for all devices (phones, tablets, laptops, flash drives), but you'll have to act fast: it's good today only." CNET Reviews 2:53 PM
  • "New Coupon Featured Today for $33 Off the 32G PNY Attache USB Flash Drive" PRWeb 8:08 AM

  • "iPhone 5 Hands On Pics and Video - Updated: With Impressions" AnandTech 4:30 PM
  • "Hands-on with the new iPhone 5, iPod touch, and iPod nano" Ars Technica 3:35 PM
  • "iPhone 5 hands-on pictures and impressions" The Verge 2:24 PM
  • "iPhone 5 review: Hands-on pictures" T3 3:29 PM
  • "Apple: First Impressions of a Sleeker, More Gorgeous iPhone" Barron's 4:30 PM
  • "Apple iPhone 5: hands on/Apple's iPhone 5 was announced at an event in San Francisco on Wednesday, and Shane Richmond was among the first to try it." Telegraph 3:32 PM
  • "Baig: Apple iPhone 5 makes glowing first impression" USA Today 6:39 PM
  • "Hands-On With The New iPod Touch" TechCrunch 3:24 PM
  • "5th-generation iPod touch hands-on!" Engadget 2:24 PM
  • "7th-generation iPod nano hands-on!" Engadget 2:23 PM
  • "Blair: Typing Is Easier on the IPhone 5" [Video Report] Bloomberg 4:14 PM
  • "Apple EarPods hands-on" Engadget 3:42 PM
  • "iPhone 5 vs. iPhone 4S (and old Dock Connector vs. Lightning): a photo tour" Engadget 3:29 PM
  • "iPhone 5 vs. iPhone 4S: what's changed?" Engadget 2:00 PM
  • "Smartphone Wars: iPhone 5 vs. the Competition" AllThingsD 3:25 PM
  • "GoSmart RestPad Soft Sheepskin Mouse Pad – 'Book Mystique Review" MacPrices 12:06 PM
iPad/iPhone/iPod touch Apps
  • "Avengers Initiative Review" Mac|Life 8:55 AM
  • "MyScript Notes Mobile Review: Powerchip and Winbond both won new terms with banks, a sign they may survive the global DRAM downturn." Macworld 9:15 AM
  • "'Huebrix' Review - Clever Puzzles Meet Sloppy Packaging" Touch Arcade 9:12 AM
  • "How My Body Works Review" 148Apps 8:56 AM
  • "Picture Me Something Review" 148Apps 3:27 PM
  • "Activision Anthology Review" 148Apps 9:17 AM
  • "Pinball Fantasies HD Review" 148Apps 10:49 AM
  • "Fruit vs Robot Review" 148Apps 2:24 PM
  • "iPhone 5 may have 4G LTE so what is it?" newsnet5 9:18 AM
  • "How To Get The Most For Your Old iPhone" ReadWriteWeb 8:53 AM
  • "Trading in your old iPhone? Here's what it's worth" CNNMoney 8:24 AM
  • "The iPhone 5's camera features panorama photos, simultaneous stills and video, and more" iMore 10:47 PM
  • "Aussies slugged with fee for iPhone 5 adapter" CRN 10:47 PM
  • "iPhone 5: 10 Reasons Apple's Smartphone May Disappoint Fans" eWeek 10:47 PM
  • "A fool's errand: iPhone 5 skips the self-checkout line (and NFC)" ZDNet 10:47 PM
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  • "Why Apple can't keep secrets anymore" MarketWatch 8:05 PM
  • "3 Hidden Storylines in Today's iPhone 5 Announcement" The Motley Fool 8:05 PM
  • "Apple's New Lightning Connector: What It Does And Doesn't Change" TechCrunch 8:05 PM
  • "What the Apple iPhone 5 announcement means for Samsung, Google" Bloomberg [Free Registration Required] 8:05 PM
  • "iPhone 5 in the enterprise: Pain or gain? Three IT execs say they're prepared for Apple's new LTE smartphone (see video below)" Computerworld 8:04 PM
  • "Are untucked Apple shirts the new hoodies?" CNET News 7:55 PM
  • "Apple's dock connector change is awful, don't kid yourselves" CNET News 7:54 PM
  • "Ho-hum. The iPhone 5 isn't going to wow anyone" CNET News 7:54 PM
  • "iPhone 5: Taller, Faster, and More Pixels" TidBITS 4:56 PM
  • "Apple's #iPhone 5: The good, the bad, the ugly" Computerworld 4:55 PM
  • "Will the iPhone 5 Be Repairable?"  iFixit 4:17 PM
  • "Rolfe: IPhone 5 Is Solid Evolution of All Spectrums" [Video Report] Bloomberg 4:14 PM
  • "IPhone 5 Represents 'Solid Evolution,' Rolfe Says" [Video Report] Bloomberg 4:14 PM
  • "A Curmudgeon Navigates an IPhone World" Bloomberg 4:14 PM
  • "Really, Apple? The F**king Foo Fighters?!?!?! [Opinion] Cult of Mac 3:57 PM
  • "Apple's Passbook Will End Up Costing You" PC Magazine 3:55 PM
  • "With iOS 6 Integration, Facebook Set To Accelerate Mobile Success" TechCrunch 3:40 PM
  • "The Evolution of the iPhone" [Slideshow] Mashable 3:32 PM
  • "I miss Apple's reality distortion field" ZDNet 3:25 PM
  • "Is the iPhone 5 Boring?" [Paid Membership Required] 2:53 PM
  • "Apple Introduces iPhone 5. The Thinnest, Lightest iPhone Yet" VernonChan 4:09 PM
  • "2012 iPod touch: Real Star of the Show with Siri, 5MP Camera, Colors" Tapscape 3:19 PM
  • "The iPhone 5 Is Minus NFC Technology" App Advice 2:09 PM
  • "New iPhone Tale of the Tape: Rumor vs. Reality/Did the new It Toy live up to the dream?" NBC Chicago 2:08 PM
  • "iPhone 5: Apple's worst kept secret" ZDNet 3:25 PM
  • "Apple's era of secrecy is over: Apple introduced the new iPhone 5 today. It was entirely underwhelming. Why? Because we knew about it well ahead of time."  ZDNet 2:01 PM
  • "iPhone 5: The Most Beautiful iPhone Yet.. And More" Tech.pinions 1:57 PM
  • "Apple's iPhone 5 event: By the numbers" ZDNet 1:04 PM
  • "Apple's Top Three IPhone 5 Concerns" [Video Report] Bloomberg 1:01 PM
  • "Why I'll Buy An iPhone 5 (& Mark Zuckerberg Will, Too)" ReadWriteWeb 12:48 PM
  • "IPhone fantasies, Android phones realities: Get over it. No matter how marvelous the iPhone 5 will be, far more people will stilll be buying Android smartphones." ZDNet 12:10 PM
  • "Will Apple's Online Streaming Service Kill Pandora?" Seeking Alpha 11:30 AM
  • "iPhone mania reaches Justin Bieber proportions, again" PCWorld 11:17 AM
  • "How excited can you possibly get about the iPhone?" Salon 11:17 AM
  • "The Death of the iPhone Dock?" CNBC 10:55 AM
  • "Another new iPhone? Beam me up, Scotty: It's time for yet another big Apple iPhone announcement today, but Cringe just isn't feeling the love" InfoWorld 10:48 AM
  • "Here comes the iPhone 5" BGR 10:48 AM
  • "Why You Shouldn't Buy Apple's New iPhone 5" Forbes 10:46 AM
  • "10 Quotes You Won't Hear at Apple's iPhone 5 Event Today" Techland 9:50 AM
  • "Watch the iPhone 5 crash Twitter" Electricpig 9:50 AM
  • "The Macalope Daily: Under pressure" Macworld [Insider Content] 9:50 AM
  • "Make No Mistake: Apple's Future Depends On The iPhone 5" Business Insider 9:42 AM
  • "Get Ready For Apple To Unveil The World's First Smartphone With LTE*" Business Insider 9:42 AM
  • "NPD DisplaySearch Expects Smartphone Shipments of 567 Million in 2012" [Paid Membership Required] 9:44 AM
  • "The Bottom Line For Apple's New iPhone" CNBC 9:17 AM
  • "What To Expect At Today's Apple Media Event" MacNews 9:16 AM
  • "iPhone 5 & the Myth of Steve Jobs" Inc. 9:15 AM
  • "The Apple Beat: 'iPhone 5' launch a landmark moment for CEO Tim Cook" Canadian Reviewer 9:15 AM
  • "The iPhone 5 Undermines western Democracy: 5 reasons why" The Register 9:14 AM
  • "What to Expect from Apple's Product Announcements Today" Kirkville 9:12 AM
  • "Could you create a better event invite than Apple?" Electricpig 9:05 AM
  • "It's Getting Harder for Apple to Change the World"  Tech.pinions 8:59 AM
  • "From a PC Lover to PC Makers: Have Some Pride, Don't Rip Off Apple"  Techland 8:56 AM
  • "Your final pre-release Apple iPhone 5 release claims" Computerworld 8:53 AM
  • "Whoops! 'iPhone 5' name seems to be confirmed by's search engine (Update: New Touch and Nano too)" 9 to 5 Mac 8:52 AM
  • "Hello iOS 6, goodbye iPad 1: Inject new life by jailbreaking it" ZDNet 8:46 AM
  • "Apple goes back to school with the iPad: When the world goes tablet-only, students will be first" MarketWatch 8:44 AM
  • "The Real Problem With Apple: Skeuomorphism In iOS" Forbes 8:34 AM
  • "Apple Wasn't 'Destined' For Greatness" TheStreet 8:31 AM
  • "Apple iPhone 5 Preview"  TheStreet 8:30 AM
  • "It's Finally iPhone 5 Day: The Most Pivotal Moment Of This Year" Business Insider 8:29 AM
  • "What to Expect From Apple's iPhone 5 Event" Mashable 8:23 AM
  • "Five iPhone 5 Features Tim Cook Will Not Announce Today" Forbes 8:10 AM
  • "Why I Unlocked My iPhone And Switched From AT&T To T-Mobile" Forbes 8:10 AM
  • "The new iPhone: What you won't see from Apple today" ZDNet 8:09 AM
  • "iPhone 5 -Apple's Worst Kept Secret & What Happened to the Apple Need-To-Know Confidential Policy?" 7Apps 8:01 AM
  • "What's Missing From Today's Macs? The Ease Of Use In Apple's iPad And iPhone" Mac 360 8:00 AM
  • "Are You Ready For The Big iPhone 5 Letdown Of 2012?" PixoBebo 7:59 AM
  • "Steve Jobs legacy: he personally brought Siri to Apple, saw that Siri had a contextual future" Scobleizer 7:58 AM
  • "SanDisk Extreme 120GB: First Take" ZDNet 11:34 AM
  • "From a PC Lover to PC Makers: Have Some Pride, Don't Rip Off Apple" Techland 11:27 AM
  • "Can weed-seeking robots replace planet-killing herbicides?" TG Daily 11:22 AM
  • "Build your own supercomputer" TG Daily 11:22 AM
  • "Infographic: Live TV Loses Ground to Consoles, DVRs" PC Magazine 11:01 AM
  • "Adobe! Cut This Nonsense Out!" Forbes 10:35 AM
  • "How to make proper e-introductions" CNN 10:22 AM
  • "Google Races Toward 1 Billion Android Activations" InformationWeek 10:03 AM
  • "HTML5 is dead. Long live HTML5!" CNET News 9:57 AM
  • "IDF Tech Zone: Ivy Bridge Windows 8 Tablets, Ultrabooks, 4K Video on HTPCs, Hands On with Haswell" HotHardware 9:45 AM
  • "With new changes, can Quora overtake Wikipedia?" VentureBeat [Free Registration Required] 9:44 AM
  • "Samsung's Galaxy Note II: first impressions" VentureBeat [Free Registration Required] 9:44 AM
  • "Amazon's new $199 tablet gets tepid reviews" Reuters 11:48 AM
  • "Review: Kindle Fire HD Is a Very Amazon Tablet" Techland 11:28 AM
  • "Reviews: Kindle Fire HD good, but not quite an iPad" CNN 10:22 AM
  • "Kindle Fire HD Is Better but It Isn't the Best Color Tablet" [Paid Membership Required] 9:36 AM
  • "What Mark Zuckerberg didn't say (but should have)" Fortune 10:37 AM
  • "Facebook Search: Why the Mystery?" TheStreet 9:32 AM
  • "Cloud vs. Tablet: Expect Constant Change" TheStreet 9:31 AM
  • "Hon Hai's New Invention Takes 'Think Different' to Extremes" Patently Apple 10:45 AM
  • "5 Smartphones To Rival The iPhone 5" ReadWriteWeb 8:53 AM
  • "Mossberg: The Kindle Fire HD Is Not As 'Polished, Fluid Or Versatile' As The iPad" Business Insider 8:34 AM
  • "Oh, nano, nano, Apple: 'Renanoed'?" CNET News 7:56 PM
  • "CollegeHumor Presents Apple's Latest Press Conference Where It Announces Nothing" TechCrunch 2:05 PM
Press Releases/Products/Public Relations
  • "Verizon Wireless said to include FaceTime on all data plans" CNET News 10:40 PM
  • "Mobile Veterans Supersolid Skate Onto Android and iOS In New Artic Adventrue 3D Runner Super Penguins" GamesBizWire 3:53 PM
  • "Gangs Announced for iPhone, iPad, Android & PC" GamesBizWire 3:53 PM
  • "UNIEA Releases iPhone 5 Cases - Reserve Your Free Sample" Uniea 3:52 PM
  • "Unreal Media Server Supports Low Latency Apple HTTP Live Streaming" PRWeb 3:25 PM
  • "TicketBiscuit Enhances Mobile Ticketing with Apple Passbook Integration" PRWeb 3:25 PM
  • "Kony Offers Complete Support for Apple iOS 6, iPhone 5 and Passbook" Business Wire 1:00 PM
  • "WSJ unveils new universal app for iPhone, iPad" MarketWatch 11:46 AM
  • "First Looks: Gumdrop Cases Drop Tech Series Case for iPhone 5" iLounge 10:48 AM
  • "Why Wait? Hard Candy Unveils iPhone 5 Cases" Forbes 10:47 AM
  • "Awesome iPad Ready Car Toys" PadGadget 8:56 AM
  • "Protect Your Bubble reveals what the new iPhone 5 connecter will mean" PRWeb 8:08 AM
  • "The Top 5 Reasons The iPhone 5 Will Be The Best Phone Ever Made" PRWeb 8:08 AM
  • "Specialty Healthcare Company Selects 360 Vantage for its CRM Solution on the Apple iPad" PRWeb 8:08 AM
  • "New App Helps Pets Get Adopted by Making Funny Pet Photos Easy" PRWeb 8:08 AM
  • "Autodesk releases 123D Catch for iPhone" Architosh 8:05 AM
  • "FairPair 1.0 for iOS - Logic Picture Puzzles for Kids" prMac 9:12 AM
  • "Infinity Lands now Available for Download on iOS and Android" prMac 8:05 AM
  • "Orderly offers a fresh visual interface for iPhone task management" prMac 8:05 AM
  • "New App Lets You Access Files on Remote PC, Dropbox and Google Drive" prMac 8:04 AM
  • "iOS Game Snowball Fight just released on iTunes" prMac 8:04 AM
  • "Twilight Hop on the iPhone is Now Free" prMac 8:04 AM
  • "Lecture Capture for iPad - Future of Mobile Learning" prMac 8:04 AM
  • "White noise sounds: Sleep, yoga and meditation for iOS" prMac 8:04 AM
  • "Snowboard Xtreme is now live on the AppStore" prMac 8:04 AM
  • "SelectTheDate - datepicker and event planner for iPhone" prMac 8:04 AM
  • "Phoenix Bird 1.0 Free for iOS - 3D Flying Game with 70 Levels of Play" prMac 8:04 AM
  • "LoopTube for iPhone - Let's You Enjoy YouTube Endlessly" prMac 8:04 AM
  • "Literacy iPad app - A simple Toolkit that simply delivers" prMac 8:04 AM
  • "iSecrets: The Best Multimeda Vault for Apple iOS Devices" prMac 8:04 AM
  • "iBless Food 2.0 Released - Updated Jewish Guide to Food Blessings" prMac 8:04 AM
  • "Go Go Woony - The crazy racing game serious about speed and graphics" prMac 8:04 AM
  • "Flip some cats in Pussy Flip from Kwalee - Out now on iPhone" prMac 8:04 AM
Computer Industry
  • "Intel Confirms Decline of Server Giants HP, Dell, and IBM" Wired Magazine 11:32 AM
  • "Microsoft preparing for diskless Windows 8 PCs: Microsoft has imagined future computers that don't include onboard disks, but do boot from external USB 3.0 devices, and has prepared Windows 8 so that it can install and operate in such environments." The Register 11:24 AM
  • "Microsoft shrinks Windows 8 install time" ZDNet 11:35 AM
  • "Windows 8 App Store Open For Business: With Windows 8 launch less than two months away, developers from around the world can now submit their wares." InformationWeek 10:04 AM
  • "Windows Store for apps has opened to developers globally: Microsoft also announced some incentives for developers" Techworld 11:20 AM
  • "Microsoft throws open Windows Store to all developers" The Register 11:26 AM
  • "Microsoft preps its Office 2013 upgrade program" CNET News 9:56 AM
  • "Microsoft readies Office 2010 to Office 2013 upgrade program" ZDNet 11:35 AM
  • "Microsoft Xbox 3D-projected games outlined in patent" BBC 10:12 AM
  • "IBM Connections Merges Social Business With Big Data Analytics" eWeek 10:31 AM
  • "IBM Upgrades Connections Enterprise Social Networking Software" IDG News Service 11:03 AM
  • "IBM updates social Connections tool for enterprise collaboration" V3 11:29 AM
  • "Intel's Promise to Reinvent the PC Falls Flat" AllThingsD 9:41 AM
  • "Intel's even thinner ultrabook of the future" CNET News 9:57 AM
  • "Intel's new Itanium chip, Poulson, to launch later this year: Intel also ship test units of its Ivy Bridge server processors, and renames its Atom server processors with the brand name Atom S" IDG News Service 11:05 AM
  • "Intel debuts 'Haswell' chippery: from tablets to servers" The Register 11:25 AM
  • "Intel to etch 22nm Xeons and Atoms in 2013" The Register 11:26 AM
  • "HTML5 still floundering in 'chicken and egg' era, says Intel" The Register 11:25 AM
  • "Cisco Releases Cloud IPS, Upgrades Security Products: Network equipment vendor's new products and services focus on improving security for mixed physical, virtual, and cloud environments, as well as BYOD." InformationWeek 10:39 AM
  • "Cisco looks to secure the data center with new releases: Introduces array of products to enforce end-to-end security for high-capacity environments, mobile workforces" Network World 11:06 AM
  • "Cisco Delivers New Data Center Security Solutions" CRN 10:23 AM
  • "'Six strikes' piracy warning system to debut in months" PCWorld 11:02 AM
  • "If Washington doesn't blow it, stronger tech growth possible: Tech spending is getting cautious thanks to 'uncertainty'" Computerworld 10:24 AM
  • "IEC approves USB charging standard that could be used for laptops" V3 11:30 AM
  • "Hurricanes, floods, fiber cuts keep IT pros on their toes" Network World 11:05 AM
  • "Researchers find way to grow nanowires on graphene" ZDNet 11:34 AM
  • "Ultrafast Chips that Run on Light: Nanoswitch Breakthrough Brings Us Closer" Techland 11:27 AM
  • "New breed of superfast mobile phones will be available by Christmas" The Independent 10:46 AM
  • "Ultrabooks with iPhone Siri-like voice interaction to come in Q4" IDG News Service 10:43 AM
Finances (Click heading for current Apple Stock price.)
Apple News
  • "Apple closes with 1.4% gain after iPhone rollout" MarketWatch 3:32 PM
  • "iPhone introduction to push Apple shares past $700?" MarketWatch 9:45 AM
  • "New iPhone Launch: Time to Dump Apple Shares?" [Video Report] [Paid Membership Required] 1:06 PM
  • "Apple keeping stock market earthbound" [Audio Report] MarketWatch 10:54 AM
  • "Wall Street awaits Apple launch" Financial Times [Paid Membership Required] 9:44 AM
  • "Apple: Ahead Of iPhone 5 Launch, S&P Repeats Buy Rating" Forbes 9:41 AM
  • "German Court, iPhone 5 to Give Market Lift" Zacks 8:27 AM
  • "Apple Performance Following Major Product Launches" Seeking Alpha 8:09 AM
  • "iPhone 5 Promises Big Benefits To Qualcomm" Seeking Alpha 8:10 AM
Industry News
  • "Facebook leads tech gains; Apple trades mixed/Zynga bolstered by Zuckerberg remarks; Apple unveils iPhone 5" MarketWatch 4:06 PM
  • "U.S. stock end higher on German court ruling: Possibility of another round of easing from Fed also supports" MarketWatch 4:06 PM
  • "U.S. Stocks Rise Amid German Bailout Ruling, Fed Bets" Bloomberg 4:06 PM
  • "Stocks Seek Direction; German Ruling, Fed Eyed" FOXBusiness 10:38 AM
  • "Stocks Finish Higher Ahead of Fed Decision" TheStreet 7:49 PM
  • "Stocks edge higher ahead of Fed" CNNMoney 4:07 PM
  • "Dow Keeps on Trucking: The Dow industrials inched up to hit another multiyear high, as investors got their first look at the new Apple iPhone and turned their attention to Thursday's Federal Reserve announcement." [Paid Membership Required] 4:08 PM
  • "Stocks to rise on German court ruling" CNNMoney 9:30 AM
  • "BAE Systems surges in London, FTSE 100 ends lower" MarketWatch 7:47 PM
  • "Asia Markets: Asia stocks jump on China, global optimism" MarketWatch 9:36 AM
  • "Asian Shares Rise; Optimism Before Fed, German Ruling" [Paid Membership Required] 9:41 AM
  • "Europe Markets: Europe stocks cheer German ruling; BAE jumps/BAE Systems, Airbus parent EADS in merger talks" MarketWatch 11:40 AM
  • "European stocks rally after German ruling" CNNMoney 9:30 AM
  • "European Stocks Rise" [Paid Membership Required] 7:48 PM
  • "Most active Nasdaq-traded stocks: Nasdaq's 10 most active stocks at the close of trading" Associated Press 7:48 PM
  • "Midday Glance: Computer companies/Computer companies shares mixed at 1 p.m." Associated Press 2:22 PM

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