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MacSurfer's Archive: Thursday, September 13, 2012
 

 

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Monday Highlights: Apple is rumored to bring us NFC/digital wallet in the soon-to-be-announced iPhone 6, partnering with major credit card companies; Jonny Evans at Computerworld thinks these 5 reasons prove the rumors highly likely; meanwhile, a major—albeit alleged—hack of Apple's iCloud over the weekend said to have revealed naked photos of over 100 A-list celebrities, so far Apple has remained quiet, but said to have patched the flaw; and the man being accused of the hack pleading innocence; how to protect yourself here—reports aplenty in our OS X, and Op/Ed sections; über tech writer, Anand Lal Shimpi of AnandTech fame, retires from writing, goes to work at Apple; rumored redesigned power adapter and reversible USB cable now not expected to arrive with new iPhones; new video of iPhone 6 rear shell surfaces.

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Apple/Macintosh
  • "Wall Street cheers iPhone 5, stock closes at record high: The Street's love affair with Apple continues, as investors bid the stock up: again."  CNET News 3:49 PM
  • "$weet on Apple: Wall Street still loves Apple. Nine days before shoppers get a chance to vote with their wallets on the iPhone 5, analysts are praising the tech giant's latest gadget. 'The consumer is going to be blown away,' said Jefferies & Co.'s Peter Misek."  New York Post 7:43 AM
  • "New iPhone boosts forecasts for Apple smartphone sales: Sales of Apple Inc's new iPhone 5 may be double those of the previous model in its first week on the market, and up to 33 million iPhones may be sold this quarter, brokerage houses forecast on Thursday." Reuters 7:46 AM
  • "Digitimes Research: iPhone 5 demand expected to surpass supply in 4Q12" DigiTimes 8:18 AM
  • "Apple iPhone 5: It's the Ecosystem"  PC Magazine 2:50 PM
  • "Why the Apple iPhone 5's Lack of Killer Features is Pure Genius" Money Morning 3:10 PM
  • "Not many new tricks for iPhone 5, but Apple still top of the heap" Boston Herald 8:09 AM
  • "iPhone 5 to restore Apple as smartphone leader, says analyst" CNET News 8:19 AM
  • "iPhone 5 Strengthens Apple's Hold On Users: The iPhone 5, and the decision to sell iPhone 4 models free with contract, makes Apple's ecosystem of products and services even more powerful, analysts say." InformationWeek 9:01 AM
  • "Apple iPhone 5: Opportunities And Threats/iPhone 5 delights on a device level, but has plenty of rivals to worry about. Take a look at our competitive assessment." InformationWeek 10:22 AM
  • "Apple's iPhone 5: Mixed industry reactions but consumers love it"  Computerworld 8:18 AM
  • "Applause Then A Shrug: World Reacts To Apple's iPhone 5" Forbes 8:12 AM
  • "Apple's Biggest iPhone 5 Surprise: An Aggressive Rollout Schedule"  AllThingsD 8:04 AM
  • "Apple's aggressive launch plan boosts iPhone sales forecasts" Reuters 8:25 AM
  • "Apple's iPhone Faces Challenges in China" WSJ.com [Paid Membership Required] 1:28 PM
  • "Apple/Samsung – soap opera drama" Financial Times [Paid Membership Required] 8:10 AM
  • "German court hands Apple rubber-banding patent injunction against Google's Motorola Mobility"  Foss Patents 8:34 AM
  • "Apple wins 'rubber-banding' patent ban against Motorola" CNET News 9:47 AM
  • "Judge agrees to hear Apple's FRAND defenses against Samsung on December 6" Foss Patents 8:34 AM
  • "13 Mind Blowing Numbers From Apple's iPhone 5 Launch" Forbes 1:27 PM
  • "iPhone 5 Keynote Began With Retail Update" ifoAppleStore 8:41 AM
  • "Apple's iPhone: The untold story/Originally conceived as a tablet, iPhone was developed in secret facility dubbed the 'purple dorm.'" Network World 9:23 AM
  • "Glue, Scissors and an iPad: If your child just went back to school, chances are you spent at least one night last week elbowing other parents at Staples while hunting for school supplies." FOXBusiness 11:12 AM
  • "Scott Forstall says that Australian 'turn by turn' in Maps is in qualifying stages" 9 to 5 Mac 8:33 PM
OS X
News
  • "Apple can pick its moment to re-invent music again" paidContent 8:14 AM
  • "Ding dong, the Ping is dead! Apple brings in Facebook for iTunes" The Register 7:52 AM
  • "Apple to retire Ping ahead of October iTunes revamp" The Independent 7:17 PM
  • "iTunes 11: Everything You Need to Know" Tapscape 7:40 AM
  • "Apple's new iCloud.com officially launches with updated Mail, Find My iPhone, Reminders and Notes apps" The Next Web 6:58 PM
  • "New iCloud.com Notes and Reminders web apps now live" TUAW 6:57 PM
  • "Apple's iCloud.com exits beta: New cloud services Web portal open to all users and features revamped Find My Phone and Mail We apps." CNET News 9:17 PM
  • "Apple releases iTunes v10.7" AppleTell 8:42 AM
AppleCare/Troubleshooting
  • "Possible hosting error hinders Apple's Software Update: A hosting error: 'NSURLErrorDomain error -1100' -- is causing a number of users to see error warnings when attempting to update their Macs." CNET Reviews 4:00 PM
  • "Solving the App Store's NSURLErrorDomain Error" TidBITS 6:56 PM
Reviews/How-To/Tips
  • "iCloud.com Gets New Apps: Our First Impressions" MacStories 7:51 PM
  • "iTunes 11: How Apple Is Becoming The Most Boring Company On The Planet (and why we like it)" Mac 360 7:38 AM
  • "XtraFinder 0.8.4 gives you what Apple left out of OS X" BetaNews 10:49 AM
  • "Mountain Lion Dictation tricks" Macworld 8:52 AM
  • "CrushFTP 6 Enterprise: FTP Server Packs Extra Punch (review)" A New Domain 10:43 AM
  • "Screen Sharing on The Mac" Mactuts+ 8:40 AM
  • "Permanently Disable Notification Center in OS X Mountain Lion" Lifehacker 8:35 AM
  • "Menu item to change display modes in Mountain Lion" Mac OS X Hints 9:55 AM
  • "Sleipnir Reinvents The Wheel (uh, browser) And Brings Gestures To Navigate The Browser" NoodleMac 7:38 AM
  • "If You Could Only Have One Productivity Tool For Your Mac Then Choose CopyPaste Pro" Mac 360 7:37 AM
  • "How Easy Can It Be To Use Facebook On Your Mac? Try Drag And Drop" TeraTalks 7:37 AM
  • "There's A Better Way To Learn Music On Your Mac. Try The Amazing Slow Downer" BohemianBoomer 7:37 AM
  • "How The Strangest Free Mac App Ever Is Really Very Cool (and fun to use)" Mac 360 7:37 AM
  • "This Handy, Useful, 4 Trick Pony App Weighs In At About 50-cents Per Trick" McSolo 7:37 AM
Press Releases
  • "Embedded LiveCode Allows Developers to Add Components to iOS Native Apps" RunRev 1:19 PM
  • "Twitter Archiving Tool Watermark Gets Dropbox Export Feature" MacStories 9:55 AM
  • "Easier scanning and more: DEVONthink (and DEVONnote) 2.4.2" DEVONtechnologies 8:41 AM
  • "Tidbits: Cultured Code, Imagination and solidThinking news" Architosh 7:50 AM
General Interest/Potpourri
  • "Apple Confirms iPhone 5 Pre-Orders Start at 12:01 a.m. Sept. 14" Wired 1:24 PM
  • "iPhone 5 pre-orders start Sept. 14 at 12:01 a.m.: Going online beats standing inline - but you'll need to burn the midnight oil to get first crack at ordering from Apple." CNET News 1:22 PM
  • "iPhone 5 online preorders begin at midnight tonight on apple.com" Tap For Mobile 8:17 PM
  • "Wal-Mart to Offer Apple's Pre-Orders for First Time" Bloomberg 2:45 PM
  • "TaskRabbit: We'll sell ya a spot in the iPhone 5 line/If you plan on waiting in line for an iPhone 5 next week, a company is doling out spots in the queue: for a price." CNET News 1:29 PM
  • "iPhone 5 strong debut to affect non-iPhone camp, but may trigger patent war on LTE"  DigiTimes 8:21 AM
  • "Developers scramble to ready apps for iPhone 5: Now comes the mad rush to make apps ready for the phone's larger, 4-inch screen."  CNET News 7:56 AM
  • "Apps Rush to Make Use of Bigger iPhone Screen Size" WSJ.com [Paid Membership Required] 6:58 PM
  • "For iPhone case maker, Apple's big reveal is a call to action: At Incase, a major iPhone case maker, all the preparation in the world can't replace actual details on the new device. CNET sat in on the company as the iPhone 5 was unveiled." CNET News 7:56 AM
  • "iPhone 5: What does it mean for third-party accessory makers? We round-up the reaction from accessory makers on the iPhone 5 and its new design" Macworld UK 8:18 AM
  • "Apple Special Event: September 12, 2012/Watch streaming video from the special event." Apple 8:16 AM
  • "You Can Now Download Apple's iPhone 5 Keynote In HD Via iTunes" Cult of Mac 11:07 AM
  • "Has Apple switched from Imperial to Metric in bid to win Chinese market: During the keyote yesterday Apple gave measurements in mm and grams, and it can't just have been to make UK journalists' lives easier"  Macworld UK 8:40 AM
  • "Apple's iPhone 5 Event, in Pictures" AllThingsD 8:04 AM
  • "Unlocking Your iPhone Could Save You Big, At Home And Overseas" Forbes 7:42 AM
  • "Pricing for unlocked iPhone 5 in US, Canada revealed" Electronista 9:40 PM
  • "Survey Says: 44% Of iPhone Owners In Britain Want iPhone 5, 18% Of British HTC Owners To Follow" TechCrunch 8:30 AM
  • "Carriers To Take EPS Hit With Arrival Of Apple iPhone 5" Forbes 11:05 AM
  • "Sprint says its iPhone 5 won't have HD Voice support" ["WIthout support for Sprint and no current support for wideband audio from Verizon or AT&T (though Verizon tested it last year, and had hoped to launch it at some point in 2012), it seems that no US carriers will be able to use the iPhone 5's new HD voice support when it launches."] The Verge 8:25 AM
  • "Verizon and Sprint users won't need to switch to more expensive plans for FaceTime" BGR 9:46 AM
  • "Why the iPhone 5 on Verizon and Sprint Won't Juggle Calls and Data" New York Times [Free/Paid Registration Required] 8:59 PM
  • "Leap Wireless to offer iPhone 5 Sept 28" Reuters 8:11 AM
  • "Cricket becomes first US pre-paid carrier to offer iPhone 5, available September 28" The Next Web 8:22 AM
  • "iPhone 5 leaps to Cricket on September 28" CNET News 9:21 AM
  • "iPhone 5 coming to Cricket September 28th, keeps the pre-paid faithful happy" Engadget 8:21 AM
  • "LTE iPhone 5 coming to EE and Three in UK, but not O2 and Vodafone" Engadget 8:21 AM
  • "Verizon and Sprint users won't need to switch to more expensive plans for FaceTime" BGR 8:34 AM
  • "Apple: Ta for the iPhone 5s, China, now get to the BACK of the queue/Chinese fanbois will have to rely on grey market imports and dubious online sellers yet again as their country was left off Apple's list of nations to get the new iPhone 5 next week." The Register 7:51 AM
  • "iPhone 5 faces bleak outlook in China" ZDNet 8:30 AM
  • "O2 and Vodafone locked out of 4G provision for Apple iPhone 5" V3 8:29 AM
  • "iPhone 5 on sale in Russia's gray market for $3,700, report says" CNET News 8:46 AM
  • "Russian Gray Market Offers Yuppies IPhone 5 for $3,700" Bloomberg 10:29 AM
  • "Rogers boosting its LTE coverage in Canada, will cover 10 new cities by October 1st" Engadget 1:25 PM
  • "Apple Tops J.D. Power's Tablet Survey, Barely Beating Amazon; Tablets Top Smartphones For Usage" TechCrunch 1:09 PM
  • "Foxconn Worker in China Found Dead, Authorities Investigating" IDG News Service 8:05 AM
  • "Foxconn confirms male employee found dead" MarketWatch 9:44 AM
  • "Apple Posts Some Beautiful Photos Taken With Upgraded Camera On iPhone 5" Apple Bitch 10:22 AM
  • "iPhone 5 spurned by CNET UK readers" Crave @ CNET 8:10 AM
  • "Security expert warn against iPhone fraudsters" Mobile Magazine 9:32 AM
  • "Apple's First Ever Double-Row Genius Bar Coming Soon To New Jersey [Report] Cult of Mac 9:47 AM
  • "Here's an SUV driving through the front plate glass of an Apple Store during a smash and grab [surveillance video] 9 to 5 Mac 1:29 PM
  • "Vagina by Naomi Wolf covered up by Apple iTunes: The ebook of the feminist author's blockbuster study of how society has avoided thinking and talking about women's genitals is asterisked out" The Guardian 1:21 PM
  • "Apple censorship of Vagina book 'an insult' to women" The Telegraph 7:47 AM
Non-Apple News
  • "3D printers bring hi-tech manufacturing to the home" Reuters 12:22 PM
  • "Canonical Releases Updated Enterprise Management Solution for Ubuntu Linux" TechCrunch 11:52 AM
  • "Google adds 'Six Degrees of Kevin Bacon' Easter Egg" PCWorld 11:33 AM
  • "Amazon's New Shipping Plans May Cause Trouble for Kindle" Benzinga Insights 11:02 AM
  • "JetBrains PhpStorm 5.0 Provides New PHP Framework Support" eWeek 10:53 AM
  • "Helium-filled WD drives promise huge boost in capacity: Density of helium is one-seventh that of air, thus reducing hard drive platter drag" Computerworld 10:43 AM
  • "Retailers to tout size in absence of substance in TV aisles" Reuters 10:09 AM
  • "Nokia's Elop Feeling Heat From IPhone 5 Launch" [Video Report] Bloomberg 9:59 AM
  • "Wii U Out November 18, Priced Up to $350, 'Nintendo TVii' Unveiled" Techland 11:59 AM
  • "Google threat blamed as Acer cancels China smartphone launch" IDG News Service 10:41 AM
  • "Savvy or Stubborn? Acer Still Believes in the Netbook" WSJ Blogs 9:29 AM
Publications/Podcasts
  • "Big in Indonesia: Special guest Om Malik joins John Gruber in the Mule Radio studio to talk about last week's announcements from Nokia and Amazon, and, of course, all of the news from this week's iPhone 5 event in San Francisco." Mule Radio Syndicate 9:00 PM
  • "iMore show 312: iPhone 5 event analysis" iMore 7:13 PM
Hardware/Software
  • "Apple lists where iOS 6 features are available (and not): The company's 3D Buildings feature in Maps is available only in the U.S., and the traffic feature has limited availability." CNET News 7:56 AM
  • "iPhone 5 maps and Siri: What us Brits aren't getting" Crave @ CNET 8:10 AM
  • "Design Thrills Apple's Partners, but Will Cost Users" New York Times 8:14 AM
  • "Sharp Starts Shipping iPhone 5 Screens to Apple" WSJ.com [Paid Membership Required] 1:28 PM
  • "Apple finally receiving iPhone 5 screens from Sharp, says report" CNET News 1:28 PM
  • "Don't Think Different: Apple Adds Straightjacket Mode to iOS/Business iPad users beware. Your halcyon days of loading whatever the heck you want onto your tablet may be coming to an end. Apple is set to introduce a couple of new features that will give corporate IT new ways to lock down the iOS 6 operating system, which powers the iPad and the iPhone, according to Zenprise, a mobile device management company that was briefed on the features by Apple." Wired Magazine 7:54 AM
  • "FAQ: It's the iPhone 5/Apple's conjecture-happy followers nailed it, more or less, but when can you get it?" Computerworld 8:05 AM
  • "Instant buyback on iPhone 3GS, 4 and 4S from eBay" ehMac 3:09 PM
  • "Apple officially discontinues iPhone 3GS" Electronista 3:09 PM
  • "Apple iOS 6 GM brings improvements to Maps app, adds Flyover for New York and others" AppleInsider 8:36 AM
  • "iPhone 5/iOS 6 Special Edition" Low End Mac 9:21 PM
  • "Apple Unveils New iPod touch & iPod nano" VernonChan 10:21 AM
  • "Delta, Sheraton, Ticketmaster add support for Passbook in iOS 6" AppleInsider 9:54 AM
  • "Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak on Samsung patent verdict: 'I hate it and I don't agree with it'" The Next Web 3:40 PM
  • "Apple's Wozniak Hopes IPhone Photos Beat His Samsung Galaxy's" Bloomberg 10:29 AM
  • "Apple-Samsung lawsuit: Steve Wozniak hates it, interested in iPhone 5" BGR 3:41 PM
  • "Wozniak condems Apple/Samsung patent war" V3 4:42 PM
  • "iOS 6 Panorama feature compatible with dual-core iPhones" Ars Technica 1:27 PM
  • "Wozniak wants iPhone 5, but not mobile patent wars" GigaOM 8:14 AM
  • "Apple Rushes New 'EarPods' Trademark in Europe Overnight" Patently Apple 7:40 AM
  • "Apple's $30 Lightning adapter won't work with old speakers" CNNMoney 1:29 PM
  • "iPhone 5, Lightning connector don't list video-out support, promote AirPlay and an Apple TV instead" iMore 11:16 AM
  • "Apple's new Lightning cable and its many expensive adaptors" Digital Trends 8:37 AM
  • "Lightning adapters: jackpot for Apple" HardMac 4:47 PM
  • "Apple Lightning adapters: charging woes eased, but at what cost?" Electricpig 8:35 AM
  • "Muted Response for Apple's Components Suppliers" WSJ Blogs 8:29 AM
  • "Analyst says iPhone 5 processor is dual-core Cortex-A15: The A6 processor inside Apple's iPhone 5 mobile phone is a dual-core Cortex-A15 manufactured for Apple by Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd. in its 32-nm HKMG manufacturing process, according to analysts at Nomura Equity Research." EE Times 10:53 AM
  • "What do we know about Apple's new A6 processor? Apple hasn't said much about its new chip, so we make some educated guesses." Ars Technica 3:13 PM
  • "Inside the iPhone 5: What makes it tick" CNET News 9:17 PM
  • "Biggest quarter for iPhone sales, says iSuppli" CNET News 7:56 AM
Apple Patent Applications
  • "Apple Patents Point to Siri Controlling iTunes on an iMac & More" Patently Apple 9:01 AM
  • "Two New Patents May Relate to Apple's New Lightning Connector" Patently Apple 7:49 AM
  • "Apple Files Patent Video Stabilization Feature" MacNews 8:41 AM
  • "Apple Beefing Up Cursor Transition Features On The Mac" MacNews 9:15 AM
Price Trackers/Deals
  • "Extinction Squad For iPhone and iPad Is Temporarily Available For Free (Normally $0.99)" Apple Sliced 9:16 AM
  • "DOOO -To Do For iPhone Is Free Right Now (Previously $0.99)" Apple Sliced 9:16 AM
  • "Pengi HD For iPhone Is Free Today (Was $0.99)" Apple Sliced 9:16 AM
  • "MacBook Air Prices & Sales" MacPrices 9:15 AM
  • "MacBook Pro Prices & Sales" MacPrices 9:15 AM
  • "Refurbished iPod touch prices slashed, now from $149" FairerPlatform 7:39 AM

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Reviews/How-To/Tutorials/Tips
Reviews
  • "Is the iPhone's battery life actually better after five years? Measuring how long the iPhone lasts in the real world, from the original 2G model to the just-announced iPhone 5." ITworld 7:51 PM
  • "iPhone, iPod touch cameras should appeal to photogs of all types: iPhoneographers rejoice over better low-light shooting, panorama mode." Ars Technica 3:41 PM
  • "Hands On: Apple iPhone 5 (With Video)" PC Magazine 8:11 AM
  • "iPhone 5 Is Impressive But Not Revolutionary" Forbes 9:47 AM
  • "Hands-on With New iPhone 5, iPod touch & nano: Bigger is Better" The Mac Observer 3:38 PM
  • "iPhone 5 hands-on pictures, video, and impressions" The Verge 8:24 AM
  • "Hands-on with the new iPhone 5 and iPods (video)" VentureBeat 8:34 AM
  • "Apple iPhone 5 first impressions" V3 1:09 PM
  • "Here's A Hands-On Video With The 'Screaming Fast' iPhone 5" Business Insider 8:24 AM
  • "Wolverton: Even with bigger screen, Apple's iPhone 5 falls short of rivals" Silicon Valley 10:48 AM
  • "iPhone 5 vs. the competition: It stacks up pretty well (chart)" TechHive 8:34 AM
  • "Hands On with the iPhone 5" Mac|Life 2:50 PM
  • "iPod Touch vs. iPod Nano: Apple's 2012 iPods compared" CNET News 7:51 PM
  • "iPod touch review: Here's our hands on review of the iPod touch, we will update this review when we get a review model to assess." Macworld UK 10:30 AM
  • "Hands On: Apple's New iPod Nano (With Video)" PC Magazine 9:47 AM
  • "In Ear with Apple's New EarPods: Pleasantly Surprised" The Mac Observer 3:38 PM
  • "Velodyne vPulse headphones offer big bass without offending" Macworld 11:15 AM
iPad/iPhone/iPod touch Apps
  • "Facebook For iOS App's Review Average Climbs From 1.5 Stars To 4 Stars In Three Weeks Since Relaunch" TechCrunch 3:40 PM
  • "Weather Live for iOS is complete and a looker" TUAW 2:49 PM
  • "Echograph Review: App facilitates the intersection of video and art at high resolution" Macworld 10:49 AM
  • "Daily iPhone App: iHelp Plus keeps you safe in any scenario" TUAW 8:41 AM
  • "'Wonderputt' Review - Polymorphic Putt-Putt Painting Worth Playing" Touch Arcade 1:23 PM
  • "NFL Kicker 13 Review" 148Apps 9:20 AM
  • "Spirit Walkers: Curse Of The Cypress Witch Review" 148Apps 3:13 PM
  • "Heroes and Zombies Review" 148Apps 2:49 PM
  • "Little Masters Review" 148Apps 8:34 AM
  • "Space Holiday Review" 148Apps 10:31 AM
  • "Mole Kart 2 Evolution Review" 148Apps 11:06 AM
  • "Drakerider Review" 148Apps 1:29 PM
How-To/Tutorial
  • "Howto: Switch Carriers for the iPhone 5" 148Apps 3:11 PM
  • "Using Newsstand subscriptions on multiple devices" iLounge 3:09 PM
Tips
  • "Apple's iPhone 5: Everything you need to know (FAQ)" CNET News 9:17 PM
  • "The iPhone 5: What you need to know/We answer your questions about Apple's latest smartphone" Macworld 7:11 PM
  • "IPhone 5: Can't talk and surf at same time on Verizon or Sprint" Los Angeles Times [Paid Membership Required] 6:57 PM
  • "Which iPhone 5 Lets You Roam Where You Want?" TidBITS 6:56 PM
  • "Manually Backing up your iOS device" iLounge 4:00 PM
  • "Switching to Verizon: Tips from our readers" TUAW 3:41 PM
  • "Apple iPhone 5 vs. 4S: Which Should You Buy?" [Video Report] WSJ.com [Paid Membership Required] 1:34 PM
  • "What Apple's new Lightning connector means for you" Macworld 1:29 PM
  • "How to get $200 for your old iPhone" WCPO ABC 9:34 AM
  • "Five Reasons to Buy the iPhone 5" [Video Report] Time 9:20 AM
  • "How To Open Links In The Background When Using Safari" App Advice 8:36 AM
  • "Loop Earbud Cords Over Your Ear for Improved Sound Quality" Lifehacker 8:35 AM
Analysis/Commentary/Editorial/Opinion
  • "Developers On iPhone 5: Redesigning Apps Not Hard, But Also Not Trivial" TechCrunch 8:17 PM
  • "Cassandra: Friday Review -The Weekend Arrives -And So Does the iPhone 5" eXtensions 7:51 PM
  • "Woz: I hate the Apple v. Samsung verdict; I don't think it will survive appeal" MacDailyNews 6:31 PM
  • "The iPhone 5 and the 3 i's: innovative, integrative and imitative" The Mac Observer 4:02 PM
  • "What Twitter had to say about Apple's iPhone 5 event" Fortune 4:00 PM
  • "What Does Apple's Streaming Music Service Mean For Netflix?" Seeking Alpha 3:53 PM
  • "The Cost of Adapters Adds Up" New York Times [Free/Paid Registration Required] 3:40 PM
  • "What a smartphone will look like in 5 years: The iPhone 5 demonstrates the significant evolution of smartphones since Apple introduced the disruptive device in 2007. CNET's Sumi Das talks to the Institute for the Future to find out how smartphones will change our lives yet again." CNET News 3:18 PM
  • "iPhone 5's Lightning Connector Is A Bigger Problem Than Apple Thinks" ReadWriteWeb 3:11 PM
  • "iPhone 5: Why no NFC? Slow adoption of NFC in U.S. means Apple was wise to wait, some experts say" Computerworld 7:51 PM
  • "Apple snubs emerging mobile payment standard" Reuters 9:17 PM
  • "iPhone 5: Lack of NFC is Detrimental to Mobile Payments" MediaWhiz 3:10 PM
  • "Will LTE buckle under the iPhone 5's weight?" The Verge 3:09 PM
  • "What I've learned since the Apple event" Fortune 3:09 PM
  • "The Apple Industry Reacts: iPhone 5 + 2012"s New iPods" iLounge 2:50 PM
  • "Apple soars as Intel bores: The post-PC world in stark contrast/Nothing illustrates the shift in power from Intel/Microsoft to Apple like the contrast between the iPhone 5 launch and Intel's Developer Forum" InfoWorld 1:32 PM
  • "Reflecting on the iPhone 5: what were the omissions?" The Independent 1:31 PM
  • "Is Apple Really Going To Give Up Over $1 Billion In Extra Profits On The iPhone 5?" Business Insider 1:25 PM
  • "Apple iPhone 5's steps to success [Infographic] V3 1:09 PM
  • "Has The iPhone Peaked?" BYTE 11:16 AM
  • "What Apple didn't unveil at iPhone 5 event: Fortune's Adam Lashinsky and Miguel Helft say that while Apple refreshed the iPhone and iPods, they didn't show off the rumored iPad mini." [Video Report] Fortune 11:08 AM
  • "Pandora To Get Destroyed By Apple Radio" Seeking Alpha 11:07 AM
  • "Yes, the iPhone 5 is the thinner than the Droid RAZR" iDownload Blog 11:06 AM
  • "Will Apple's 'Console Quality' iPhone 5 Graphics Be A Game Changer For The Gaming Industry? The iPhone 5 boasts 'console quality' graphics according to Apple, but it's still missing the controls that make games great."  Forbes 11:05 AM
  • "Is the iPhone 5 disappointing?"  BGR 10:59 AM
  • "Apple iPhone 5: What We Got vs. What We Wanted" PC Magazine 10:48 AM
  • "Why No Sprint HD Voice on the iPhone 5? The new Apple iPhone 5 won't support Sprint's new high-quality voice calling system, Sprint confirmed to Phone Scoop today. In fact, while the iPhone 5 supports high-quality ('wideband' or 'HD') voice calls, it won't do so on any U.S. network, probably ever." PC Magazine 10:48 AM
  • "Five reasons iPhone 5 disappoints" BetaNews 10:30 AM
  • "Why The iPhone 5 Looks Basically The Same As The Old One, And That's Brilliant" Business Insider 10:30 AM
  • "Apple IPhone 5, iPod Touch, iPod Nano: Hands-On Preview (Pictures)" Huffington Post 9:57 AM
  • "You gotta see Apple's awesome ad for new iPods" iDownload Blog 9:54 AM
  • "Thompson: Not One Unexpected Thing in the IPhone 5" [Video Report] Bloomberg 9:49 AM
  • "Apple Experience Keeps Getting Better, Shafran Says" [Video Report] Bloomberg 9:49 AM
  • "The iPhone 5's Two-Tone Design Kills Off Aftermarket Back Panel Replacements For Good" Cult of Mac 9:47 AM
  • "The end of the beginning for the iPhone: IPhone 5 is better, not revolutionary" MarketWatch 9:41 AM
  • "Nokia 920 phone copycats design from new iPod nano, iPod touch" Beatweek Magazine 2:47 PM
  • "Apple iPhone 5? Why the Nokia Lumia 920 is the real innovator" Stuff Magazine 9:32 AM
  • "Is Apple's iPhone 5 Boring? Smartphone Has Larger Screen, Connects to 4G Networks but Lacks Some Features Found in Rivals" WSJ.com [Paid Membership Required] 9:31 AM
  • "Apple's real iPhone 5 ace: Its supply chain" ZDNet 9:27 AM
  • "4G iPhone 5 sounds death knell for 3G" CNNMoney 9:24 AM
  • "Here's Why Apple Didn't Give The iPhone 5 A Jumbo-Sized Screen" Business Insider 8:40 AM
  • "Apple's Secrets Aren't So Secret Anymore, and That's Okay" ["Surprise has no inherent relation to quality or popularity. I was more surprised by Samsung's decision to give the Galaxy Note II a whopping 5.55" screen than I was by anything Apple announced yesterday, but that doesn't mean that Samsung made the right decision or that the Note II will do better than the iPhone 5."]  Techland 1:22 PM
  • "Loose lips sink ships: Why has Tim Cook's Apple sprung a leak?"  Digital Trends 8:37 AM
  • "[Opinion] Apple: Continued Innovator or Innovative Has-Been?" iSource 8:34 AM
  • "Did Apple's underwhelming iPhone 5 announcement open the door for Windows Phone 8?" ZDNet 8:30 AM
  • "Apple's iPhone 5: Winners and losers" ZDNet 8:30 AM
  • "Is There Room in Apple's Lineup for an iPad Mini?" Tech.pinions 9:15 AM
  • "Apple's iPod touch pricing doesn't leave space for the iPad mini"  ZDNet 8:30 AM
  • "Are operators ready to handle LTE?" ZDNet 8:30 AM
  • "Apple's Magic Is In The Turn, Not The Prestige"  TechCrunch 8:30 AM
  • "Why NFC is Irrelevant to the Mass Market" Tech.pinions 11:00 AM
  • "Phil Schiller explains why there is no NFC in the iPhone 5" UberGizmo 9:32 AM
  • "Why the iPhone 5 Snubbed NFC And Wireless Charging" Tapscape 8:29 AM
  • "Misek: IPhone 5 Pricing Is 'Spot On'" [Video Report] Bloomberg 8:24 AM
  • "Dear Bruce Willis: Here's How To Leave Your iTunes Collection To Your Kids" Business Insider 8:24 AM
  • "iPhone 5: All the New Stuff" [Slideshow] Mashable 8:23 AM
  • "Smartphone Announcements Have Lost Their Sparkle" View From Above 8:18 AM
  • "7 reasons why Apple called it the iPhone 5: Why not the Apple iPhone 6, or the 'new iPhone'?" Macworld UK 8:18 AM
  • "Apple iPhone Event: There's More to Come" [Video Report] TheStreet 8:15 AM
  • "Apple and Google Dominance Extinguishes Hope For RIM" TheStreet 8:15 AM
  • "Things Left Unsaid At The Apple Announcement: More Significant Than What Was Revealed" Seeking Alpha 8:15 AM
  • "Some Thoughts On Yesterday's Apple Media Event..." MacNews 7:59 AM
  • "Ten... iPhone 5 challengers: Smart alternatives on price and performance" Register Hardware 7:52 AM
  • "Why the iPhone 5 is not 'revolutionary'" The Globe and Mail [Free Registration Required] 11:11 AM
  • "5 Years After The iPhone Revolution, Apple Launches Yet Another iPhone Evolution" PixoBebo 7:38 AM
Non-Apple
  • "Reading on mobile devices increasing" ZDNet 3:19 PM
  • "Symantec Security Has Become Forgotten Child, Critics Say: After Symantec leadership change, some channel partners question whether the company will continue emphasizing its storage business over security." InformationWeek 12:27 PM
  • "Note Vs. Razor: Bigger Not Always Better" BYTE 12:26 PM
  • "The world's most expensive geeky gifts and gadgets" ZDNet 12:09 PM
  • "Check out the $1500 edition of Resident Evil 6" TG Daily 11:55 AM
  • "Gartner: 5 things a private cloud is NOT/Hype around cloud computing has led to misconceptions about what private cloud is, research firm says" Network World 11:37 AM
  • "The 12 most dreaded help desk requests: These 12 questions and requests are guaranteed to draw groans from practically any IT pro in the world" [Slideshow] InfoWorld 11:16 AM
  • "Android Warning: 50% Of Devices Need Patching" InformationWeek 11:12 AM
  • "Mobile users to carriers: 'Give me my unlimited data'" Fortune 11:07 AM
  • "Apple and Google Dominance Extinguishes Hope For RIM" TheStreet 10:00 AM
  • "Should Advanced Micro Devices And Nvidia Be Concerned About Intel's Graphics Push?" Seeking Alpha 9:50 AM
  • "Windows 8 Sets The Stage For The Intel-ARM Battle" Seeking Alpha 9:49 AM
  • "Sony's Latest Walkman Easy on the Ears, Not on the Wallet" AllThingsD 9:39 AM
  • "Why we're all big data now" GigaOM 9:20 AM
  • "Pondering Cybersecurity in the Real World"  TidBITS 9:01 AM
  • "Microsoft's New Strategy: 'Out Apple' Apple" Minyanville 8:40 AM
  • "Suffering from iPhone 5 Fatigue? How About Three New HTC Windows Phone 8 Devices?" Tapscape 8:29 AM
Humor/Cartoons
  • "8 Things Apple's EarPods Look Like [Pics] Mashable 3:58 PM
  • "Behold, the iPhone 10 [Photo] Mashable 10:31 AM
  • "Cartoon: Okay, So One iPhone Prediction Was A Little Off" ReadWriteWeb 8:29 AM
  • "Jimmy Kimmel Confirms People Love the New iPhone 5, Even Though They're Being Pranked With an iPhone 4S" Gizmodo 9:29 AM
  • "Give people an iPhone 4S, tell them it's an iPhone 5. This is what happens [Video] The Next Web 8:23 AM
Press Releases/Products/Public Relations
  • "Update to Photo Editor by Aviary: Even More Useful as a Universal App (for the iPad)" eXtensions 8:34 PM
  • "Subatomic Studios Talks About Bringing Fieldrunners 2 To The iPad (exclusive)" 148Apps 1:35 PM
  • "Bose Unveils New SoundLink AirPlay, Bluetooth Speakers" PC Magazine 1:31 PM
  • "The Week in iPhone Cases: Take 5" Macworld 1:25 PM
  • "MaaS360 To Offer Immediate Mobile Device Management Support for iPhone 5" PRNewswire 9:50 AM
  • "Priceline.com Triples Size Of Tonight-Only Deals® Last-Minute Hotel Service For iPhone, iPad, iPod touch and Android" PRNewswire 9:50 AM
  • "New Marware iPhone 5 Cases Marry Form and Function for the Ultimate in Style and Security" PRNewswire 9:50 AM
  • "iPhone 5 Fitted for Wrapsol ULTRA XTREME Screen Protectors" Business Wire 8:54 AM
  • "Tangoe Mobile Device Management Supports iOS 6 Devices" Business Wire 8:54 AM
  • "Quote.fm For iPad Is Quite Nice - And You Can Quote Us On That" App Advice 8:36 AM
  • "Apple A 'Significant User' Of Solar Technology" MacNews 7:58 AM
  • "Hard Candy Cases Releases Premier iPhone 5 Case, the ShockDrop" PRWeb 7:58 AM
  • "Amazon.com Challenging Apple for Tablet Market Leader; Special Report by Leading Financial e-Letter Investment Contrarians" PRWeb 7:58 AM
  • "miSecureMessages® App Updates Focus on User Friendliness" PRWeb 7:58 AM
  • "Bucknell University and Geisinger Medical Center Release New Weight Loss Surgery App" PRWeb 7:58 AM
  • "QUAN: iPhone 5 Could Provide Big Boost to Robotics Developers" Business Wire 7:57 AM
  • "ASCC: iPhone 5 is Good News for Digital Publishers" Business Wire 7:57 AM
  • "New Version of DocuSign Ink Extends the Power of Your Personal Signature" Business Wire 7:57 AM
  • "Nemetschek AG and CARB Technology sign strategic partnership" Architosh 7:49 AM
  • "RHA brings their Signature Sound to New Line of Headphones, Launching Exclusively in Apple Stores and Online." RHA 7:49 AM
  • "Acro-Dict Keeps Track of Acronyms, Abbreviations and Codes" prMac 7:48 AM
  • "InJoyee Release Free Challenging Game iSwinging onto iOS App Store" prMac 7:48 AM
  • "PSOFT MOBILE Releases 'EffecTalk' Real-Time Voice Changer for iPhone" prMac 7:48 AM
  • "Price Expert - show your purchasing skills" prMac 7:48 AM
  • "Cycle Aid - Period Tracker For Men Released For iPhone and iPad" prMac 7:48 AM
  • "New Free Game for Lovers of Space Battles" prMac 7:48 AM
  • "Cycle Aid - Period Tracker For Men Released For iPhone and iPad" prMac 7:48 AM
  • "Best iPhone 5 Cases on Offer from WaterField Designs" prMac 7:48 AM
  • "Tiktak Games releases Adventure of Terapets The Crazy Scientist for iOS" prMac 7:48 AM
Computer Industry
  • "Microsoft's New Strategy: 'Out Apple' Apple" Minyanville 9:53 AM
  • "Can Microsoft Finally Break Free?" TheStreet 10:00 AM
  • "Microsoft's annual employee meeting being held at KeyArena today" Seattle Times 11:43 AM
  • "Windows Phone 8 clings to secrecy: Microsoft is accepting requests for the Windows Phone 8 SDK, but only from a select few developers. The rest will have to endure a 'cruel' wait." CNET News 10:06 AM
  • "Microsoft prepares developers for Windows Phone 8 SDK launch: The company limits access to its developer preview program to help keep new features under wraps" IDG News Service 10:42 AM
  • "Malware inserted on PC production lines, says study: Several new computers have been found carrying malware installed in the factory, suggests a Microsoft study." BBC 10:21 AM
  • "From brand new laptop to infected by pressing 'on'" Associated Press [Free Registration Required] 10:26 AM
  • "Microsoft seizes Chinese dot-org to kill Nitol bot army" The Register 11:58 AM
  • "Bing Vs. Google Taste Test: Reader Results/Microsoft's search engine fared better in our readers' taste tests than in mine. But readers still didn't see the 'nearly 2-to-1' advantage that Microsoft claims." InformationWeek 11:12 AM
  • "Seven Questions for Stephen Schuckenbrock, Dell's Head of Services" AllThingsD 9:51 AM
  • "Just what is Dell's cloud strategy? Agreement to offer public cloud hosted by Nirvanix leaves open question of long-term strategy." Network World 11:37 AM
  • "Lenovo revamps image, loses the Chinese" Fortune 11:07 AM
  • "Oracle Touts Taleo As HCM Heats Up: At Taleo World, Oracle shares its roadmap for human capital management (HCM) software, an increasingly hot area that rivals Salesforce.com, IBM, and SAP all would like to dominate." InformationWeek 11:12 AM
  • "Intel's Search For Relevance On Display At IDF" InformationWeek 12:26 PM
  • "Intel exec sketches vision for 'transparent computing'" EE Times 10:52 AM
  • "Intel's Bohr sees at least 10 more years of scaling" EE Times 10:52 AM
  • "IDF San Francisco: Intel says low-power processors to fuel future of mobile computing innovation" DigiTimes 10:51 AM
  • "Inside Intel's Haswell CPU: Better performance, all-day battery" Network World 11:35 AM
  • "Intel: Non-volatile memory shift means chips need an overhaul" ZDNet 12:08 PM
  • "Android Jelly Bean arrives on Intel x86: Intel has successfully ported the ARM-friendly Android Jelly Bean (4.1) to run on its mobile x86 architecture." TG Daily 11:56 AM
  • "Intel ports Android Jelly Bean to x86 phones, but no rollout date set" ZDNet 12:09 PM
  • "Intel backs 'overhyped' HTML5 for cross-platform app dev" The Register 11:59 AM
  • "President May Issue Executive Order On Cybersecurity" CRN 10:38 AM
  • "Congress looks to tighten e-mail privacy law" PCWorld 11:34 AM
  • "Senator calls for greater email privacy" TG Daily 11:55 AM
  • "Costly BYON Complicates BYOD Movement, Survey Says" BYTE 10:12 AM
  • "Abandon Java? Community says it ain't going to happen: Security flaws and delays in the next version paint a picture of decline that supporters say isn't true" InfoWorld 11:16 AM
  • "At Tech Conferences, All Eyes Are on the Celebrities" New York Times [Free/Paid Registration Required] 12:25 PM
Finances (Click heading for current Apple Stock price.)
Apple News
  • "Apple shares rally to intraday record" MarketWatch 2:49 PM
  • "Apple's shine dims light on PC stocks: Microsoft, Intel slip as analyst warns of 'no Windows 8 surge'" MarketWatch 1:25 PM
  • "Whee! Apple Shares On The Way To $1,000, Analyst Declares" Forbes 9:58 AM
  • "New iPhone Sparks Praise, Higher Targets for Apple Shares" WSJ.com [Paid Membership Required] 9:32 AM
  • "Apple target price lifted to $810 at BarCap" MarketWatch 9:44 AM
  • "iPhone 5 could hit 6 million in sales over launch weekend, says analyst" CNET News 8:40 AM
  • "iPhone 5 helps some, not all, Asia Apple suppliers" MarketWatch 9:43 AM
  • "Apple-supplier Imagination sees strong shipment growth" Reuters 9:56 AM
Industry News
  • "Asia Markets: Asia stocks jump after Fed unveils QE3/Asia shares jumped early Friday matching sharp gains for U.S. stocks after the Federal Reserve unveiled a fresh round of major quantitative easing." MarketWatch 9:16 PM
  • "Tech Stocks: Apple rises to record; Fed lifts tech sector/Nintendo gains on Wii U launch details; Citi downbeat on Windows 8" MarketWatch 3:53 PM
  • "U.S. Stocks Rally as Fed Announces Stimulus Measures" Bloomberg 3:54 PM
  • "Stocks Soar as Traders Cheer Fed Easing" FOXBusiness 3:54 PM
  • "Stocks Surge as Fed Delivers QE3" TheStreet 3:54 PM
  • "Dow Soars 200, S&P Logs Best Close Since 2007" CNBC 3:54 PM
  • "Rally pushes stocks to nearly 5-year highs" CNNMoney 3:54 PM
  • "Fed's stimulus move ignites Wall Street" Reuters 3:54 PM
  • "Stocks Chug to Big Gains on Fed Plans" WSJ.com [Paid Membership Required] 3:55 PM
  • "Stocks in holding pattern ahead of Fed" CNNMoney 9:22 AM
  • "Asia Markets: Most Asian stocks slip before Fed; Tokyo rises" MarketWatch 9:33 AM
  • "Asian Shares End Mixed Ahead of Fed Meeting" WSJ.com [Paid Membership Required] 9:38 AM
  • "Europe Markets: Europe stocks lower as Fed decision looms/Shares of BAE Systems and EADS decline after merger talks" MarketWatch 9:33 AM
  • "European Stocks Slip" WSJ.com [Paid Membership Required] 12:12 PM
  • "World stocks mixed despite expected measures by Fed to boost flagging US economy" Associated Press [Free Registration Required] 9:47 AM
  • "Most active Nasdaq-traded stocks: Nasdaq's 10 most active stocks at the close of trading" Associated Press 7:15 PM
  • "Final Glance: Computer companies/Computer companies shares mixed at the close of trading" Associated Press 7:15 PM
  • "Midday Glance: Computer companies/Computer companies shares mixed at 1 p.m." Associated Press 12:21 PM

 
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