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MacSurfer's Archive: Monday, September 24, 2012


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Tuesday Highlights: Randall Colburn delves into Apple's TV ambitions questioning if the company will finally "figure out the television formula"; probes into iPhone slow-down not letting up as a consumer council in Shanghai demands more information; OpEd at Computerworld asks if the "battery slowdown shenanigans" are a sign Apple is finally paying "a price for keeping secrets"; Bloomberg report of "noxious hazards" in factory of Apple supplier; CIRP's latest data (2-page PDF) notes iOS marketshare improvement in the US, with new iPhones putting a damper on Android's marketshare; Apple's battery replacements seen consuming so much cobalt it would be equivalent to 26% of electric vehicles sold in 2017; Bare Feats adds second Vega GPU to an iMac Pro, benchmarks ahead; The Sweet Setup's photography workflow with an iPad; Bob Cringely discusses his 2017 predictions and offers more for 2018.

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  • "iPhone 5 First Weekend Sales Top Five Million: Apple® today announced it has sold over five million of its new iPhone® 5, just three days after its launch on September 21, and more than 100 million iOS devices have been updated with iOS 6"  Apple 7:48 AM
  • "iPhone 5 First Weekend Sales Top Five Million" Business Wire 7:50 AM
  • "iPhone 5 sales top 5M units over first weekend, Apple says" CNET News 8:06 AM
  • "Analyst Says Perhaps Millions of iPhone 5 Pre-Orders Still in Transit, Not Included in Announced Sales" MacRumors 10:18 AM
  • "iPhone sales could hit 50 million in fourth quarter, says analyst" CNET News 9:30 AM
  • "Apple sells out iPhone 5, investors worry about supply" Reuters 10:57 AM
  • "Apple Sold 5 Million New iPhones in First Weekend: Customers Seemed to Have Little Luck Finding the Gadget at the Company's Retail Partners" [Paid Membership Required] 8:22 AM
  • "Apple IPhone 5 Misses Estimates as 5 Million Units Sold" Bloomberg 8:19 AM
  • "Apple sells out of iPhone 5; sales top 5 million" Reuters 8:18 AM
  • "Apple sells 5 million iPhones as mapping services slowly improve" Computerworld 9:40 AM
  • "Apple's iPhone 5 may buoy weak economy this fall"  USA Today 8:15 AM
  • "Apple on pace to sell 200 million iPhones in 2013" AppleInsider 8:41 AM
  • "What The iPhone 5 Tells Us About Cook As Apple's CEO" ["Steve Jobs was a technological visionary, a perfectionist who understood user experience inside and out and did not mind launch delays for the sake of the perfect product...Tim Cook is a chief executive officer who understands managing a product from the drawing board to the store shelf, who maintains a lower profile but works in the background to ink deals with over 240 suppliers, and brings a great product to the market at the right time in the right volume. One is a technology maverick, the other is a business wizard."]  Seeking Alpha 8:12 AM
  • "Apple's iPod Touch for the Win: The upgrades to the iPod touch make it the most versatile non-smartphone device on the market." PC Magazine 8:13 AM
  • "Banks In Danger? Apple iOS 6 And Passbook Mobile Wallet Could Change Banking" Forbes 2:44 PM
  • "Foxconn Plant Closed After Riot, Company Says" New York Times [Free/Paid Registration Required] 2:33 PM
  • "Unrest at Foxconn as 2,000 workers reportedly riot at factory in China [Updated] The Next Web 4:25 PM
  • "5,000 police quell mass brawl at Apple supplier Foxconn plant" AFP 7:56 AM
  • "Apple Supplier Foxconn Says Fight at Plant Spread Into Larger Unrest" [Paid Membership Required] 8:09 AM
  • "Report: Worker Riot Halts Production at Apple Supplier Foxconn" PC Magazine 8:53 AM
  • "Foxconn Riots Halt Apple Production" ReadWriteWeb 3:34 PM
  • "Foxconn Riot Much Worse Than First Thought: 10 Reported Dead" Cult of Mac 11:06 AM
  • "Videos purportedly showing Foxconn workers rioting hit the Web" Los Angeles Times [Paid Membership Required] 2:41 PM
  • "Riot at Foxconn Factory Underscores Rift in China" New York Times [Free/Paid Registration Required] 9:23 PM
  • "Apple v. Samsung Voir Dire Reveals Broken Promises: The day the jury in Apple v. Samsung announced its verdict, I told you that it was preposterous, and then, when the jurors first began to speak to the media, I told you that I didn't think the verdict could stand. Now that we have Samsung's Rule 50 and 59 motion asking the court for judgment as a matter of law, retrial, and/or remittitur, especially now with all the exhibits in support, we see why that is so." Groklaw 8:42 AM
  • "Assessment of prospects of Apple's and Samsung's requests for overruling the jury" Foss Patents 8:51 AM
  • "Samsung raises jury misconduct in bid for new Apple trial: Samsung lists cases in which juror misconduct: introducing outside material to deliberations: led to a new trial. That's after jury foreman revealed he discussed his patents with other jurors." CNET News 5:36 PM
  • "Apple demands $707m more from Samsung" The Register 7:58 AM
  • "Apple asks US court for $707m more in damages from Samsung" V3 8:39 AM
  • "Apple loses German patent court case" BBC 8:05 AM
  • "Apple warns ex-MobileMe users with 20GB free iCloud storage of 'downgrade' coming Sept. 30" ["from September 30, it will downgrade their accounts unless they take action."] The Next Web 7:47 AM
  • "Apple Notifies Former MobileMe Customers of Impending iCloud Storage Downgrade" MacRumors 8:53 AM
  • "Security Updates Aplenty for iOS and OS X" Intego 11:36 AM
  • "Microsoft's moves foreshadow price hike for Mac Office" PCWorld 9:28 PM
  • "Solution (hack) for kernel panics in 10.8.2?" Betalogue 3:36 PM
  • "Mountain Lion's Finder: Problems with 'More Info' in inspector window" Betalogue 3:36 PM
  • "How to free up storage space with Mail in OS X" CNET Reviews 2:36 PM
  • "iOS 6 requires iTunes 10.6, requires Snow Leopard... How do I get Snow Leopard?" Macworld UK 11:32 AM
  • "Dragon Dictate for Mac 3 review" IT.Enquirer 7:33 AM
  • "Corel Painter 12.2 review: Corel continue the evolution of Painter with this new release" Macworld UK 8:39 AM
  • "How to Launch Any App with a Keyboard Shortcut" Mactuts+ 8:35 AM
  • "Deal with email annoyances" Macworld 11:02 AM
  • "Turn email into reminders" Macworld 3:37 PM
  • "Manage & Delete iCloud Storage and Backups from Mac OS X" OS X Daily 3:33 PM
  • "Safari 6.0.1 Restores Access to Search-Specific Addresses" The Mac Observer 3:36 PM
  • "Make Your Mountain Lion Mac Announce The Time And Act Like A Town Crier [OS X Tips] Cult of Mac 8:32 AM
  • "Resolve problem with iTunes not recognizing iPhoto library" Mac OS X Hints 11:33 AM
  • "Is Your Mac Slowing Down? Here's How To Free Up Memory To Improve Performance" Mac 360 7:31 AM
  • "OS X's Missing Window Manager And Why You Need It On Your Mac" McSolo 7:31 AM
  • "4 Ways To Love And Hate A Simple, Elegant, Almost Free Image Viewer On Your Mac" BohemianBoomer 7:31 AM
  • "The Free Way To Take Photos With Your Mac's iSight Camera And Upload Them Automatically" Mac 360 7:31 AM
  • "A Secret Way To View, Browse, Export, And Modify iTunes Backups (iPhone and iPad files)" TeraTalks 7:31 AM
  • "2 Free Mail Tools You Need On Your Mac To Make Email Just A Little Less Painful" NoodleMac 7:31 AM
Press Releases
  • "Package Central for Adobe InDesign Now Supports Mac OS X Mountain Lion" prMac 11:32 AM
  • "SCSC Releases a package update for Scannerz with FSE-Lite for OS X" prMac 7:44 AM
General Interest/Potpourri
  • "Apple Retail scheduled to launch Personal Pickup for iPhone 5 tonight" 9 to 5 Mac 1:42 PM
  • "Source: Apple Aggressively Recruiting Ex-Google Maps Staff To Build Out iOS Maps"  TechCrunch 8:03 AM
  • "Apple Maps rival Google Maps employs 7,100 people" Crave @ CNET 8:13 AM
  • "Apple reportedly is poaching Google Maps staff" The Inquirer 8:03 AM
  • "Apple Gave Few Phones to Other Retailers" ["Some Best Buy Co. stores received as few as 10 new phones for launch day, according to a person familiar with the matter."] [Paid Membership Required] 7:54 AM
  • "Apple reportedly doled out fewer iPhone 5 units to other retailers" CNET News 8:46 AM
  • "Steve Wozniak 'disappointed' with Apple's iOS 6 Maps app: Apple's co-founder has spoken about Apple's widely criticised map service, but says problems aren't 'severe'" Macworld UK 8:16 AM
  • "Former Apple 'Evangelist' Calls iPhone 5's Lightning Connector a Product of Arrogance" DailyTech 11:35 AM
  • "iPhone 5 Could Cause Local Data Crunches in US" Light Reading 4:04 PM
  • "Apple's iPhone 5 has unofficially landed in China, where it costs as much as $1,700" The Next Web 7:48 AM
  • "Nokia Directs Disgruntled iPhone Users To Its Mobile Map Web Site" AllThingsD 8:09 AM
  • "Apple agrees to meet with Swiss Rail Firm over Clock trademark dispute" 9 to 5 Mac 11:06 AM
  • "Swiss Federal Railways to meet with Apple to talk iPad clock design" iDownload Blog 11:16 AM
  • "Apple Now World's Most Valuable Brand Exceeding 100 Billion EUR" MacPrices 8:20 AM
  • "Apple voted coolest brand in UK" BBC 8:05 AM
  • "Apple voted Britain's coolest brand" Telegraph 8:33 AM
  • "Apple knocks Aston Martin into second place on coolest brand list" The Independent 4:27 PM
  • "Apple adopts lottery system for iPhone 5 sales in Hong Kong" ZDNet 8:26 AM
  • "Apple to open second Hong Kong store on September 29" Reuters 7:56 AM
  • "Apple is opening its second retail store in Hong Kong on September 29" The Next Web 7:51 AM
Non-Apple News
  • "Google Stock At An All-Time High. Did Apple Help Them Out?" TechCrunch 1:38 PM
  • "Google Patent Reveals Features Related to Project Glass" Patent Bolt 1:32 PM
  • "The Advertising (In)Effect: Rankings For Top Tablet Ads Exclude Bestseller iPad. Changing Tides Ahead?" TechCrunch 9:55 AM
  • "Non-iPhone brands to counter iPhone 5 with more NFC-enabled models, say sources" DigiTimes 8:17 AM
  • "The First Weekend with the iPhone 5" TheMacJury 10:40 AM
  • "Hacker: I've ported Google Maps to iOS 6" CNET News 8:22 AM
  • "Developer Gets Google Maps Working Under iOS 6 With 'A Little Trickery' [Video] Cult of Mac 8:32 AM
  • "Google Maps App Hacked Onto iPhone 3GS Running iOS 6" TechCrunch 9:55 AM
  • "New iPhone 5 users cry foul, claim new phone is too easily scuffed and scratched" TechHive 3:37 PM
  • "iPhone 5 owners report scuffs and scratches out of the box" The Verge 8:27 AM
  • "#ScratchGate: iPhone 5 Owners Are Discovering Aluminum Is Softer Than Glass" TechCrunch 8:26 AM
  • "ScuffGate? Some Early Adopters Claim iPhone 5 Case Is Scratch-tacular." AllThingsD 11:11 AM
  • "Verizon: Our iPhone 5 SIM Slot Will Never Be Carrier Locked" TechCrunch 1:38 PM
  • "Verizon iPhone 5 to stay unlocked due to FCC agreements" iDownload Blog 3:24 PM
  • "Verizon iPhone 5 is Unlocked" BYTE 8:40 AM
  • "T-Mobile Says Network Is Finally iPhone-Ready, at Least in Las Vegas" AllThingsD 3:38 PM
  • "Siri Delivering Incorrect Weather Forecasts For Common City Names" MacRumors 3:11 PM
  • "Display Expert: iPhone 5 Has Best Smartphone Screen Yet" AllThingsD 3:38 PM
  • "Is Apple Distancing Itself From Samsung As A Parts Supplier?" Forbes 7:53 AM
  • "Now Apple cuts back on Samsung displays" The Register 7:58 AM
  • "Some users reporting Wi-Fi issues with iPhone 5: Does the new iPhone 5 have a Wi-Fi problem? Some users seem to think so." CNET News 8:06 AM
  • "AAPL: 'Significant' iPhone Display Production Constraints, Says Barclays" Barron's 2:43 PM
  • "Apple keeps its lure to component suppliers" Financial Times [Paid Membership Required] 2:41 PM
  • "Drop test: iPhone 5 vs. Samsung Galaxy S III [Video] VentureBeat 3:20 PM
  • "How To unsubscribe from Apple email subscriptions" Apple Support 5:38 PM
  • "Hands on with Apple TV Software Update 5.1" Macworld 9:28 PM
  • "Apple TV update hints at iOS multi-user accounts" CNET News 3:34 PM
  • "Apple TV gains iTunes account switching, subtitle support" Ars Technica 3:37 PM
  • "Apple releases Apple TV update iOS 5.1 (10A406e) for second- and third-generation Apple TVs" 9 to 5 Mac 1:40 PM
  • "Apple TV gets update for shared Photo Streams, account switching" Insanely Great Mac 1:45 PM
  • "Apple TV software update 5.1 (iOS 6) released for Apple TV 2 and Apple TV 3" Apple TV 5:37 PM
  • "Check Your New iPhone 5 For Scratches" Forbes 8:05 AM
Price Trackers/Deals
  • "Pop Flux For iPhone and iPad Is Temporarily Available For Free (Normally $0.99)" Apple Sliced 8:41 AM
  • "Cohabit For iPhone Is Free Right Now (Previously $0.99)" Apple Sliced 8:41 AM
  • "Battle Find the Difference For iPhone and iPad Is Free Today (Was $0.99)" Apple Sliced 8:41 AM
  • "MacBook Air Prices & Sales" MacPrices 8:17 AM
  • "MacBook Pro Prices & Sales" MacPrices 8:17 AM

  • "iPhone 5: a little bit taller, a little bit baller/And if you've got a girl, you can call her. On LTE." Ars Technica 5:06 PM
  • "iPhone 5: The Best iPhone Ever [Review] Mashable 11:32 AM
  • "Review: Apple's iPhone 5 destined for success/It builds on the legacy of its predecessors with bigger screen, faster chip, LTE" Computerworld 8:02 AM
  • "Apple iPhone 5 first look: Another winning smart phone from Apple, based on our initial review" Consumer Reports 3:41 PM
  • "Review: Apple's iPhone 5 running iOS 6" AppleInsider 11:05 AM
  • "Review: iPhone 5/iPhone finally brings larger display and LTE" Electronista 8:22 AM
  • "Video: iPhone 5 Vs. iPhone 4S Side-By-Side Performance Tests" TechCrunch 3:21 PM
  • "Apple iPhone 5 vs. Samsung Galaxy S3 vs. HTC One X: The cameras/Here's how the iPhone 5's camera stacks up against a couple of its Android competitors." CNET Reviews 7:40 PM
  • "IPhone 5 journal: LTE performance and photos" CNNMoney 2:41 PM
  • "Flagship Smartphone Display Technology Shoot-Out: Apple iPhone 5  –  Samsung Galaxy S III  –  Apple iPhone 4" DisplayMate 3:25 PM
  • "iPhone 5 first-impressions review" BetaNews 10:56 AM
  • "Apple's 4-Inch iPhone 5 vs. Android 4-Inch Plus Devices" Tech.pinions 11:46 AM
  • "iPhone 5 video camera review" iMore 8:39 AM
  • "iPhone 5 is Hot - Too Hot to Hold: Apple's newly released iPhone 5 is a hot product. And, mine is sometimes literally too hot to hold comfortably." BYTE 9:28 AM
  • "iPhone 5 speaker review" iMore 11:32 AM
  • "Watch Apple's iPhone 5 face off against all five of its predecessors" The Next Web 7:51 AM
  • "Review – Thinking about DACs, or How an External Digital to Analog Converter Can Transform Your Mac or PC's Audio on a Budget!" Mac Edition Radio 7:32 AM
iPad/iPhone/iPod touch Apps
  • "Update to iOS 6? Sure, but Temper Your Expectations" MacNewsWorld 8:40 AM
  • "FiLMiC Pro 2 Review" 148Apps 11:35 AM
  • "gyft App Gives iOS 6 Passbook Some Love" Best App Site 12:24 PM
  • "Photo Slideshow Director iPhone App Review" Tapscape 8:34 AM
  • "Appidemic: Epic Adventures: La Jangada HD" AppleTell 8:39 AM
  • "'Guardian Cross' Review - Big Name, Same Freemium Shtick" Touch Arcade 11:11 AM
  • "Rayman Jungle Run Review – Running From The Past To iOS" Apple'n'Apps 3:36 PM
  • "Recess Riot Review" 148Apps 11:35 AM
  • "Street Fighter X Tekken Mobile Review" 148Apps 9:08 AM
  • "Adventure of Terapets: The Crazy Scientist Review" 148Apps 3:41 PM
  • "Castle Raid Review" 148Apps 8:36 AM
  • "Draw a One touch HD Review" 148Apps 3:34 PM
  • "How to clean up Facebook updates in iOS 6 Contacts" Macworld 3:37 PM
  • "How to Use Google Maps on iOS 6 Right Now" OS X Daily 3:33 PM
  • "Share office documents between Windows and an iPad, Part II" PCWorld 10:59 AM
  • "Syncing iOS Apps with a different computer" iLounge 3:38 PM
  • "Listen to podcasts with Music app on iOS 6" Mac OS X Hints 11:32 AM
  • "How push notifications can save your app from getting dumped" CNET News 9:30 AM
  • "MacMost Now 765: Facebook Sharing With iOS 6" MacMost 7:51 AM
  • "iPhone 5: Pros and cons in the enterprise" PCWorld 9:29 PM
  • "Early adopters experiencing issues with Apple's iPhone 5: Dodgy WiFi connections and possible light leaks add to woes with Maps." Ars Technica 9:27 PM
  • "Foxconn Shuts Down Rioting Plant, Effect on Apple Unknown" The Mac Observer 9:17 PM
  • "Why the Verizon iPhone 5 is a globetrotter's best friend" GigaOM 7:43 PM
  • "Motorola's 'iLost' Anti-Apple Ad Points Out The Painful Truth About iOS 6 Maps [Mapgate] Cult of Mac 6:57 PM
  • "As if all things iOS weren't expensive enough, Apple jacks up iPhone 5 replacement charger price by $9" Digital Trends 6:49 PM
  • "Could 'scuffgate' force Apple into an iPhone 5 recall?"  ITProPortal 4:20 PM
  • "Finding flaws in the iPhone 5" CNET News 4:05 PM
  • "Now Consumer Reports enters the Apple map scrum" CNET News 3:41 PM
  • "iPhone 5 Will Benefit Business... Eventually" ReadWriteWeb 3:34 PM
  • "Editorial: Apple's smart Maps maneuver"  Engadget 3:22 PM
  • "How iOS 6 Will Affect Developers — and You" TidBITS 1:33 PM
  • "A Reflection On The Scratchability Of The iPhone 5" AppleBitch 1:32 PM
  • "Display Expert: iPhone 5 Has Best Smartphone Screen Yet" AllThingsD 2:37 PM
  • "Reflections On The iPhone 5" AppleBitch 12:25 PM
  • "iOS 6: Talking to Siri about Religion" TUAW 11:46 AM
  • "When will multi-platform users escape digital content hell?" BetaNews 11:11 AM
  • "How Quickly Can Enterprises Deploy iPhone 5 And iOS 6?" ZDNet 11:07 AM
  • "This Is How Analysts Are Trying To Explain Apple's Lackluster iPhone 5 Sales" Business Insider 11:07 AM
  • "iPhone 5's 5M units: Is this what a 'miss' looks like?" CNET News 2:35 PM
  • "Is the iPhone 5 Great News for Telecom Companies?" The Motley Fool 2:32 PM
  • "The iPhone 5 Is a Free Lunch" Forbes 1:49 PM
  • "Apple's 5 Million iPhone 5 Sales in First Weekend: 'Disappointing'/This is the world that Apple is living in now – the tech giant sold 5 million iPhone 5 units in a single weekend. For some Wall Street Analysts, this is considered a disappointment. Stock slips."  Forbes 11:46 AM
  • "Is The Apple Mega-Growth Story Over?" [Video Report] Business Insider 11:07 AM
  • "Sensor Shootout: iPhone 5 Vs. Canon 5D MkIII" Cult of Mac 11:06 AM
  • "What happened to Apple's supply of iPhones?" 9 to 5 Mac 11:06 AM
  • "Is 5 million a lot of iPhones?" GigaOM 11:05 AM
  • "Chart: iPhone 5 first weekend sales compared to earlier iPhone models" GigaOM 11:05 AM
  • "Motorola ad slams Apple's iOS 6 Maps as 'iLost'" AppleInsider 11:05 AM
  • "8 things that (still) bug us in iOS 6" Macworld 11:01 AM
  • "Watch an NBA Player Dunk an iPhone 5" Gizmodo 11:00 AM
  • "Inside the iPhone 5: Will Apple Go (China) Mobile?" WSJ Blogs 10:58 AM
  • "Why Apple's weekend iPhone 5 sales figure should be higher" Edible Apple 10:51 AM
  • "Why Steve Jobs Thought Joe Nocera Was a 'Slime Bucket Who Gets Most of His Facts Wrong'"  Forbes 9:44 AM
  • "Greg's Bite: IPhone 5 & IOS 6 Issues" MacNews 8:53 AM
  • "What Is the Weird Rattle in These Brand New iPhone 5s?" Gizmodo 8:47 AM
  • "Apple's iPhone 5 Chip Design Seriously Impresses - Is The Competition Asleep?" Seeking Alpha 8:46 AM
  • "iPhone 5 Destroys Galaxy S 3 in Household Test Face-Off" Mashable 8:45 AM
  • "iPhone 5 Sells Over 5M In Opening Weekend, Limited Only By Device Supply" TechCrunch 9:55 AM
  • "Apple confirms 5 million iPhone 5 sales in first weekend, 100 million devices updated to iOS 6" The Next Web 8:40 AM
  • "100 Million People Upgraded Their iPhone And iPad's Operating System, But How Does That Compare To Android?" Business Insider 8:33 AM
  • "iPhone 5 Sales: When 5 Million Is a Disappointment" TheStreet 9:32 AM
  • "iPhone 5 Opening Weekend Sales Come In Worse Than Expected" Business Insider 8:33 AM
  • "Apple Could Really Lead People Right Off A Cliff With New Maps App" App Advice 11:05 AM
  • "iOS 6's Apple Maps: Yes, it's that bad/A flawed cornerstone app ships despite developer warnings, signaling that perhaps pride is prized over quality at Apple" InfoWorld 8:14 AM
  • "iPhone 5: Pros and cons in the enterprise" Computerworld 8:02 AM
  • "In Search Of The Perfect Mac Experience (why shopping at an Apple Store can cost you)" Mac 360 7:31 AM
  • "A Few Notes On iPhone 5: The Good, The Bad, The Ugly" PixoBebo 7:31 AM
  • "Zero Feedburner Subscribers: Dangers of Free Services" Foliovision 10:40 AM
  • "Windows Phone to be bigger than iOS, Android - in Nokia's Finnish homeland, that is" ZDNet 8:26 AM
  • "Even Hitler Hates Apple's iOS 6 Maps [Video] Yahoo! News 7:48 PM
  • "iPhone 5 spoof video features a 795 percent taller screen" CNET News 2:40 PM
  • "Photo of Apple's Maps Development Team" Edible Apple 9:13 AM
  • "The Definitive Comparison of Google Maps vs Apple Maps In One Single Image" Gizmodo 8:29 AM
Press Releases/Products/Public Relations
  • "Special Post-Event Sessions Added To MacTech Conference 2012" MacNews 7:32 PM
  • "Google updates Chrome app for iOS 6, makes it friendly with the iPhone 5" Engadget 4:13 PM
  • "Get More Memory And Better Battery Life For Your iPhone 5 With The iExpander" App Advice 4:13 PM
  • "Cult Of Mac Will Be At The Biggest Jailbreak Event Of The Year, Here's What To Expect [JailbreakCon 2012] Cult of Mac 3:41 PM
  • "ReadyCase iPhone Case Features USB Drive/Kickstand, Multi-tool and More" Techland 3:37 PM
  • "Gyft Announces Integration with Apple's Passbook for Launch of iOS 6" PRWeb 2:44 PM
  • "Apple Leads Certified Gold Exchange's Top 3 Investment Forecast Again" PRWeb 2:44 PM
  • "American Express Integrates with Apple Passbook to Get Local Business Reviews" PRWeb 2:44 PM
  • "Notable apps yet to take advantage of larger iPhone 5 screen" Los Angeles Times [Paid Membership Required] 2:41 PM
  • "Retina Is Here: Introducing, The RazorianFly Wallpaper Collection. Now On iPhone 5." RazorianFly 2:33 PM
  • "Mophie Juice Pack Reserve Micro: A power pack for your keychain" CNET Reviews 2:33 PM
  • "[Breaking] DiGi to Offer nano-SIM from 26 September 2012" VernonChan 2:31 PM
  • "Though now part of Google, Sparrow developers will upgrade the email client for iPhone 5 display" 9 to 5 Mac 1:40 PM
  • "The First 10 Accessories You Must Buy For Your iPhone 5" Business Insider 11:35 AM
  • "Workaholics should download these productive iPhone apps" Appolicious 11:35 AM
  • "Color Lake for iOS adds weather and water to your photos" TUAW 11:32 AM
  • "Ubooly, The Plush Toy With An iPhone Brain, Grabs $1.5M In Seed Funding" TechCrunch 9:55 AM
  • "American Express: Now Offering Passbook Support. Starbucks 'Passes' To Arrive, Later This Month ..." RazorianFly 8:23 AM
  • "The MUG Event Calendar for the Week of September 24: Traveling with Apple Devices, Video Editing and Wireless Photo Transfer" The MUG Center 8:08 AM
  • "Fortune launches new daily app for the iPad" Fortune 8:04 AM
  • "Ace Metrix Reviews the Top Tablet Ads of the Year, a List that Doesn't Include iPad" Business Wire 7:51 AM
  • "QUAN: Apple Technology Poised to Make Robots Easier to Use Than Ever" Business Wire 7:50 AM
  • "Netgear adds cloudy features to ReadyNAS" iTWire 7:44 AM
  • "Great Coffee App 1.0 for Coffee Enthusiasts" prMac 9:52 AM
  • "INGOT GAMES introduces BoxPlots 1.0 for iOS - New Puzzle Game" prMac 7:44 AM
  • "If You Want the Best Smoothies, You Need the Best Smoothie App" prMac 7:44 AM
  • "Magic Converter released for iOS - Convert any Measurement in One Click" prMac 7:44 AM
  • "InstaSplash is a must have App for all Instagram Users" prMac 7:44 AM
  • "Socusoft released Wireless Transfer App Version 2.0" prMac 7:44 AM
  • "New iPad App Teaches Children About Animals" prMac 7:43 AM
Computer Industry
  • "Microsoft likely to face hefty EU fine over browser choice 'error'" CNET News 2:40 PM
  • "Microsoft will be fined over browser commitment: EU" Bangkok Post 9:58 AM
  • "Microsoft Blew It With Windows Mobile And Windows Phone" Seeking Alpha 9:45 AM
  • "Microsoft must gamble on Windows 8 to stay relevant: Gartner news" domain-b 9:59 AM
  • "Windows 8 said to be a necessary gamble for Microsoft" BGR 3:10 PM
  • "Microsoft extends Windows Server 2008 support cut-off date" ZDNet 2:30 PM
  • "Microsoft extends mainstream support of Windows Server 2008 by two years, citing release cycles" The Next Web 2:30 PM
  • "Microsoft wasted 'millions of watts of electricity' to evade power usage penalty" The Verge 9:58 AM
  • "Microsoft urges business to update IE security" ComputerWeekly 10:01 AM
  • "Microsoft Confirms More Details Of Lync-Skype Integration" CRN 9:59 AM
  • "Microsoft Improves 'Bing Ads' To Capitalize On Bing's Momentum" Forbes 2:32 PM
  • "Microsoft deny that PCs were infected at the factory" SC Magazine 9:58 AM
  • "HP's Whitman Said Planning Cloud-to-Tablet Push for Growth" Bloomberg 10:06 AM
  • "HP May Have Tough Time Finding Buyer For EDS: Analyst" CRN 10:06 AM
  • "Lenovo Acquires U.S. Software Firm" [Paid Membership Required] 9:47 AM
  • "Can Dell Buy Its Way Out of Irrelevance?" TheStreet 9:56 AM
  • "Dell Unwraps New Business Tablet: Positioned Against iPad?" The VAR Guy 10:05 AM
  • "Inside Dell's global command centers" DC Velocity 10:05 AM
  • "'Intel Inside' ignites mobile branding war" Reuters 9:29 AM
  • "Nobody cares that there's Intel inside a mobile phone" Computeract!ve 10:03 AM
  • "Intel Drops Boy Scouts: As one of the largest donors to the group, Intel opposes the gay ban on scouts and leaders" GPhilly 10:03 AM
  • "Is The Sun Microsystems Deal Finally Sinking Oracle?" SiliconBeat 4:23 PM
  • "For Oracle, Mixed Progress Is Still Progress" Investopedia 9:47 AM
  • "Billionaire Larry Ellison gets a 24 percent raise from Oracle (though he's probably worth it)" VentureBeat 3:20 PM
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Apple News
  • "iPhone 5 Potential '100% Greater': ISI's Marshall" CNBC 12:28 PM
  • "Profit-Taking and the Apple iPhone Trade" Forbes 9:52 AM
  • "Apple shares slip downwards in spite of strong iPhone 5 sales weekend" Edible Apple 9:01 AM
  • "Apple: First $Trillion Company?" CNBC 9:46 AM
  • "Disruptions: Will Apple Be the First to Break $1 Trillion?" New York Times 8:28 AM
  • "Why Apple Hasn't Peaked -- Yet" Forbes 8:21 AM
  • "Apple Vs. Google: Which Should You Invest In?" Seeking Alpha 10:57 AM
  • "5 million reasons to sell Apple" MarketWatch 2:32 PM
  • "Kass: The Bear Case for Apple" TheStreet 11:46 AM
Industry News
  • "Tech Stocks: Facebook, Apple lead tech selloff/PC makers H-P, Dell fall hard after Evercore cuts forecast" MarketWatch 4:07 PM
  • "Facebook shares drop 10%, trip NASDAQ 'circuit breaker'" The Register 2:41 PM
  • "Global growth fears weigh on stocks" CNNMoney 4:07 PM
  • "Stocks Hit by Eurozone Worries, Apple" TheStreet 4:08 PM
  • "Falling Apple Shares, EU Worries Weigh on Wall Street" FOXBusiness 9:32 AM
  • "Blue Chips Drop 21 Points: Stocks pulled back as weak German economic data and discord over plans for a European banking union brought out sellers." [Paid Membership Required] 4:08 PM
  • "Asia Markets: Asia mostly lower as commodity firms weigh/Asia shares ended lower Monday, with commodity-related firms weighing on markets that were nonetheless trading off their worst levels of the session." MarketWatch 9:32 AM
  • "Europe Markets: Greece, growth fears weigh on European stocks/European stock markets posted broad-based losses on Monday, as concerns over Greece returned and disappointing German data fueled worries about growth in the euro zone." MarketWatch 9:32 AM
  • "Most active Nasdaq-traded stocks: Nasdaq's 10 most active stocks at 1 p.m." Associated Press 2:48 PM
  • "Midday Glance: Computer companies/Computer companies shares down at 1 p.m." Associated Press 2:49 PM
  • "Final Glance: Computer companies" CBS News 9:24 PM

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