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  • "Why Apple stores are raking in bags full of cash, and no one can dupe the formula"  Digital Trends 4:25 PM
  • "Sleuthing the Apple Stock Selloff/What's behind the drop? Two suspects: worries about how long iPhone profits will last and about the post-Steve Jobs executive suite." [Paid Membership Required] 4:47 PM
  • "Samsung extends infringement claims to iPad 4, iPad mini -- judge allowed this beforehand"  Foss Patents 7:50 AM
  • "Samsung wins U.S. court order to access Apple-HTC deal details"  Reuters 7:53 AM
  • "Apple to Disclose HTC Settlement Details to Samsung" [Paid Membership Required] 8:12 AM
  • "Samsung claims iPad Mini, latest iPod violate its patents: The electronics giant expands its claim of patent infringement to cover Apple's latest iPad and iPod models." CNET News 1:39 PM
  • "Samsung forces Apple and HTC to spill the beans on Android pact" V3 8:02 AM
  • "Samsung's lawyers will get to see complete Apple-HTC license agreement including fees" Foss Patents 7:50 AM
  • "Judge to Apple: You WILL tell Samsung what you got from HTC" The Register 8:16 AM
  • "Apple Vs Samsung: U.S. Court Orders Apple To Disclose Details Of HTC Licensing Agreement To Samsung" TechCrunch 8:03 AM
  • "Samsung Adds iPad Mini, 4th Generation iPad And 5th Generation iPod Touch To Patent Lawsuit" TechCrunch 8:03 AM
  • "Samsung wins right to view Apple, HTC deal" ZDNet 8:12 AM
  • "The iPhone has room to grow: Apple's most popular product is not for sale to half the world's 6 billion mobile users" Fortune 9:25 AM
  • "Apple chief Cook is highest paid CEO in America" The Register 9:10 AM
  • "It's Going to be a Very Apple-y Holiday Quarter" Tech.pinions 10:05 AM
  • "Apple returns Snow Leopard to Apple Store: Good news for iOS 6 users who updated and found incompatibility issues with iTunes" Macworld UK 8:09 AM
  • "Apple places OS X 10.6 Snow Leopard back on its online store" AppleTell 6:53 PM
  • "iTunes 11 launch imminent, says music firm" CNET News 8:18 AM
  • "Apple iTunes 11 launch imminent, leak reveals" iPodNN 8:00 AM
  • "Apple turns iTunes up to 11: Software at a crossroads/Apple's next major version of iTunes is due out soon, but not with the feature that can help fend off competitors." CNET News 11/21
  • "Artists Being Asked to Prepare for iTunes 11 Launch in 'Next Days'" MacRumors 11/21
  • "iTunes 11 Coming in 'Next Few Days'?" Mashable 11/21
  • "Apple issues supplemental OS X 10.8.2 update" MacFixIt 11/21
  • "OS X Mountain Lion Supplemental Update 2.0 fixes keychain errors" TUAW 11/21
  • "Introducing Macworld's Mac Basics Superguide for Mountain Lion" Macworld 11/21
  • "One Mac, two versions of OS X" Macworld 11/21
  • "'Disk Utility will not repair permissions on user files. It has no way of determining the desired/correct settings for these files. It only works on Apple-sourced files, and not all of them either.' It works on more than just Apple files. Repair Permissions uses the 'receipts' files that are created by any application installed using the Apple Install framework. If a third party app uses the Apple installer and creates a receipt as a part of the installation, then Disk Utility will repair its permissions too." MacInTouch 11/21
  • "Mac OS X v10.8.2: Keychain, CD/DVD ejection, and Messages issues" Apple Support 11/21
  • "Mac 101: Seek and find" Macworld 7:55 AM
  • "Firewalls: Your Mac's Security Blanket" Mactuts+ 7:54 AM
  • "Tutorial: How to Insert Watermarks in Apple Pages on your Mac" Mac Expert Guide 12:21 PM
  • "Poseable review: Create characters in a series of poses using this superb app" Macworld UK 7:51 AM
  • "Wrangle Your Image Files Into Order With Pixa" App Advice 7:46 AM
  • "How to take a remote screenshot in OS X" CNET Reviews 11/21
  • "WordPress as an Alternative to iWeb" TidBITS 11/21
  • "The OS X Mountain Lion Bible – Book Mystique Review" MacPrices 11/21
  • "Quick Tip: How to Create a Pages Template for Writing Scripts" Mactuts+ 11/21
  • "Use Remote Disc to Share a CD/DVD Drive Between Macs" OS X Daily 11/21
  • "Final Cut Pro X & ProRes: Transcode, Optimize, Render, Share" FCPXtv 11/21
  • "Client security part 1 – ways to lock the screen" Amsys 11/21
  • "Unlearn Spellings on OS X" Amsys 11/21
  • "Go To Favorite Mailboxes With Keyboard Shortcuts [OS X Tips] Cult of Mac 11/21
  • "How To Do What Adobe Illustrator Does With A Mac App That Costs Less Than $25" McSolo 11/21
  • "Yet Another Way To Send Greeting Cards For The Holidays Right From Your Mac" Mac 360 11/21
  • "One Of The Top 10 Utility Apps Every Mac Power User Needs To Navigate Files And Folders" NoodleMac 11/21
  • "The App That Every Mac User With A Healthy Appetite Needs For The Holiday" TeraTalks 11/21
  • "Why Siri makes sense for OS X" TUAW 9:54 AM
  • "What breed of cat will OS X v10.9 be?" AppleTell 7:57 AM
Press Releases
  • "The Week in OS X Apps: Giving thanks" Macworld 10:43 AM
  • "Panorama9 now patches Macs" iTWire 7:42 AM
  • "Ivideon 3.0 for Mac OS X - Webcam Surveillance Over the Internet Free" prMac 7:41 AM
  • "DriveDx 1.0 - professional drive diagnostics solution for Mac" prMac 7:41 AM
  • "Capture Contacts to SalesForce CRM Solution with ABBYY BCR" prMac 7:41 AM
General Interest/Potpourri
  • "Consumer Reports: Apple still tops in reliability"  ZDNet 8:09 AM
  • "Survey: Apple's Mac line-up still tops consumer satisfaction and reliability/Consumer Reports finds Apple's customer tech support is better than competitors too" Macworld UK 8:09 AM
  • "Microsoft's 'Xbox TV' aspirations put it on a collision course with Apple and Google"  ZDNet 8:13 AM
  • "Microsoft said to be building Apple TV adversary" The Register 8:17 AM
  • "NTSB drops 'unacceptable' BlackBerrys in favor of iPhones" ZDNet 8:13 AM
  • "City of Cupertino posts updated plans for Apple's new 'spaceship' campus [gallery] VentureBeat 8:02 AM
  • "Apple reveals complete updated blueprints of spaceship Jobs" The Register 9:30 AM
  • "Cupertino posts tweaked Apple spaceship campus plans as launch risks slipping to 2016" Engadget 7:46 AM
  • "New Apple HQ faces delay" TG Daily 8:14 AM
  • "Apple hosts one-day retail sale in Australia" The Australian 4:23 PM
  • "Brooks splashes out in US on Apple store: Limerick developer Aidan Brooks has made another significant purchase in the US with the Boston Globe reporting that he has bought the Apple Store in that city's exclusive Back Bay area for $30 million." Limerick Leader 10:41 AM
  • "Watch: Apple airs two new iPhone 5 ads/Shows off noise cancelling microphone and Shared Photo Stream for Thanksgiving" Macworld UK 8:09 AM
  • "Burglar admits Steve Jobs' house was eighth break-in in crime spree: Kariem McFarlin's plea was given in exchange for reduced maximum prison sentence" Macworld UK 8:09 AM
  • "Before the iPad, There Was the Honeywell Kitchen Computer" Wired Magazine 8:17 AM
  • "This New iMac Knockoff Costs Half as Much as Apple's New iMac, Comes With 128GB SSD!" M.I.C. Gadget 10:08 AM
Non-Apple News
  • "Microsoft has its own Project Glass – augmented reality glasses/wearable computer combo" Unwired View 12:57 PM
  • "Mozilla quietly kills Firefox 64-bit for Windows, despite an estimated 50% of testers using it" The Next Web 8:11 AM
  • "Samsung pulls 'disturbing' ad" Mashable 11/21
  • "Student expelled for refusing to wear RFID tracking chip badge" ZDNet 11/21
  • "Too Late to Grab a Wii U on Black Friday? Not According to Nintendo" Techland 11/21
  • "Quantum keys sent over ordinary fibre connection: Mainstream use within reach, says Cambridge team" Techworld 11/21
  • "LAST EVER British typewriter manufactured in Wales" The Register 11/21
  • "Technology: It's a qwerty business bidding farewell to the typewriter" The Independent 11/21
  • "Mozilla bakes Facebook features into Firefox 17: Patches 29 vulnerabilities, two-thirds rated critical" Computerworld 11/21
  • "Joyent Gets New CEO, Preps Cloud Tools: Henry Wasik joins Joyent from Dell, where he lead networking unit; cloud software gets upgrade in early 2013." InformationWeek 11/21
  • "Google to challenge Apple with 'open' AirPlay standard" ZDNet 11/21
  • "A Peek at TV's Future, Via Google Fiber" [Video Report] AllThingsD 11/21
  • "Video: Arduino-powered robot tags walls" TG Daily 11/21
  • "Toshiba shows four-legged robot to help in radiated areas with Fukushima nuclear disaster" Associated Press [Free Registration Required] 11/21
  • "Is this the next big smartphone platform? Meet Jolla's MeeGo-based Sailfish OS" GigaOM 11/21
  • "Black Friday to be crucial market test for convertible notebooks, say Taiwan makers" DigiTimes 11/21
  • "Segall on Skeuomorphism and Schray on iPad mini cases!" Your Mac Life 11/21
  • "TUAW TV Live at 5 PM: Winding down for turkey day" TUAW 11/21
  • "Answering Apple questions around the Thanksgiving table" Macworld Podcast 11/21
  • "iPad mini 'coming soon' to carriers, 4th Gen iPad available now through Telstra, Optus: 4th Gen iPad available now through Telstra and Optus, iPad mini 'coming soon'" PCWorld 6:53 PM
  • "Five smart Apple iPhone solutions for the connected home" Computerworld 9:59 AM
  • "Apple retailers cry into turkey as iMac drought spreads stateside" The Register 1:30 PM
  • "Apple has solved its iPhone 5 supply problems - just in time" Fortune 11/21
  • "Apple has nearly caught up with demand for iPhone 5" AppleInsider 11/21
  • "Report: iPhone 5 supplies significantly improving at U.S. Apple Stores" 9 to 5 Mac 11/21
  • "Apple Supply Checks Indicate In-Store Availability For iPhone 5 Improving In Time For Holiday Sales" TechCrunch 11/21
  • "iPhone 5S release date, news and rumours" TechRadar UK 11/21
  • "Munster Says Apple TV to Be Delayed to Late 2013" [Video Report] Bloomberg 11/21
  • "Total Apple Desktop Absence set to last past Xmas - sources: Apple's channel partners and customers will have a desktop shaped hole in their respective portfolio and shopping list this Chrimbo." Channel Register 11/21
  • "Mac mini 2012: Finally Wi-Fi 450 Mbit / s" MacGeneration 11/21
  • "Apple Versus Android Security: The Lowdown" Apple Gazette 11/21
  • "iOS 6 fixes bug that let stolen iPhones receive iMessage texts" CNET News 11/21
  • "iOS 6 fixes bug that sent iMessages to stolen iPhones" Ars Technica 11/21
Apple Patent Applications
  • "Apple Reveals Next-Gen 3D Multi-Level Dock for OS X" Patently Apple 7:55 AM
  • "Apple Looking Into 3D App And File Drawer To Extend Mac OS X Dock" TechCrunch 10:40 AM
  • "Apple's Cool iPhone 5 Panorama App revealed in 5 Patents" Patently Apple 3:49 PM
  • "A New Apple Store App Surfaces for Genius Bar & Other Services" Patently Apple 3:49 PM
  • "Several Apple Store Signage & Security Patents Surface" Patently Apple 3:49 PM
  • "Faulty Apple TV update has rendered units inoperable" Macworld UK 11/21
Price Trackers/Deals
  • "Galaxy on Fire 2 For iPhone and iPad Is Temporarily Available For Free (Normally $4.99)" Apple Sliced 7:46 AM
  • "Smart Office 2 For iPhone and iPad Is Free Right Now (Previously $9.99)" Apple Sliced 7:46 AM
  • "I Dig It For iPhone Is Free Today (Was $0.99)" Apple Sliced 7:46 AM
Price Trackers/Deals
  • "Apple Launches International Black Friday Sales" MacRumors 10:39 AM
  • "Apple's Black Friday Sale Now Live in Australia, New Zealand" MacStories 10:39 AM
Price Trackers/Deals
  • "15" MacBook Pro Prices & Sales" MacPrices 9:23 AM
  • "13" MacBook Pro Prices & Sales" MacPrices 9:23 AM
  • "MacBook Air Prices & Sales" MacPrices 9:23 AM
Price Trackers/Deals
  • "Best Buy Posts Thanksgiving and Black Friday 2012 Sales for iPads, Macs and iPods" MacRumors 10:08 AM
  • "Best Buy: $60 off all new iPads, $100 iTunes gift card, only $80" 9 to 5 Mac 8:00 AM
  • "Amazon drops prices on MacBook Airs and 13-inch MacBook Pros ahead of Black Friday [u] AppleInsider 12:24 PM
  • "OS X and iOS Black Friday deals for the artistically inclined" AppleTell 9:05 AM
  • "'s 60 Hour Sale: MacBook Pro roundup" MacNN 9:08 AM
  • "Black Friday/Special Promotion: -33% on all our software for Mac (download versions) valid until November 25, 2012 included" TRI-EDRE 9:08 AM
  • "Black Friday 2012: Save now 50%" equinux 4:13 PM
  • "Black Friday: -50 % off on Aquafadas software/Starting on Friday, november 23rd" Aquafadas 12:22 PM
Price Trackers/Deals
  • "Thanksgiving Deal: 40% Off for iTunes DRM Converter Bundle for Mac" prMac 7:41 AM
  • "NFL Kicker 13 For iPhone and iPad Is Temporarily Available For Free (Normally $0.99)" Apple Sliced 11/21
  • "Fantasy Conflict HD For iPad Is Free Right Now (Previously $2.99), The iPhone Version Is Also Free" Apple Sliced 11/21
  • "Bit-1 For iPhone Is Free Today (Was $0.99)" Apple Sliced 11/21
  • "iPod touch Prices & Sales (5th generation)" MacPrices 11/21
Price Trackers/Deals
  • "Best Buy trims $50 off 3rd-gen iPad, kicks in $75 gift card: The special one-day offer is good for both the 32GB and 64GB Wi-Fi versions of Apple's third iPad." CNET News 11/21
  • "MacMall launches Black Friday Sale on Macs & iPads, AI readers get lowest prices anywhere" AppleInsider 11/21
  • "UNIEA's 2012 Black Friday/Cyber Monday Sale Is On! Get 40% your entire order, plus $7.95 flat rate shipping worldwide!" UNIEA 11/21
  • "Thomas PR Client Artrage Digital Painting Black Friday Deals Start Now - ArtRage Studio Pro is Half Off Today, Wed, Nov 21st – Mon, Nov 26th" Thomas PR 11/21
  • "Black Friday and Cyber Monday iPhone and iPad Educational Apps on Sale" 148Apps 11/21
  • "PadGadget Daily App Deal – 65 iPad Apps on Sale" PadGadget 11/21
  • "Black Friday Arrives Early: The Mac Utility Bundle Featuring Parallels 8 for 75% Off" Cult of Mac 11/21
  • "Black Friday Mac: Get Roxio Toast for $69.99" FairerPlatform 11/21
  • "Black Friday Mac & iOS deals, Amazon Mobile, Street Fighter X Tekken, HSN Holiday Gift Store,, more" 9 to 5 Mac 11/21

  • "My Book Velociraptor Duo Review" Mac|Life 12:23 PM
  • "Meet Slope, a stylish aluminum clad stand that uses suction to hold your iPad" iDownload Blog 4:24 PM
  • "Review: Philips Hue smart LED light bulbs" The Next Web 8:11 AM
  • "Hands on with the Mujjo iPhone 5 wallet" Electronista 8:00 AM
  • "The best iPhone 5 cases you can buy today" Macworld 8:02 AM
  • "Artmu 11" MacBook Air Stand Pouch review" The Gadgeteer 10:40 AM
  • "Review: Sid Meier's Railroads! is a fun and challenging look at a fascinating industry" Macworld 12:24 PM
  • "iPad mini (Verizon LTE): what's changed?" Engadget 11/21
  • "Apple iPad Mini's Smaller Size Could Be Its Advantage/Review: The compromises are few and minor with the scaled-down version of Apple's popular iPad tablet." eWeek 11/21
  • "iPad Mini vs. Kindle Fire HD 8.9 vs. Nook HD+" CNET Reviews 11/21
  • "Western Digital My Book Thunderbolt Duo" PC Magazine 11/21
  • "Cubik Speakers Review" Mac|Life 11/21
  • "Review: iZON Wi-Fi video monitor and its companion iOS app" iDownload Blog 11/21
  • "Pure Contour 200i Air Review: Dock For iOS Devices With AirPlay" Blogcritics 11/21
  • "Best Apple MacBook Air cases and covers to buy 2012" T3 11/21
  • "Hands-on with Sprayground iPad and MacBook cases" AppleTell 11/21
  • "Got The Angry Birds Game? Give Give The Gift Of Bad Piggies For Your Mac Friends" Mac 360 11/21
iPad/iPhone/iPod touch Apps
  • "Shopping Madness: 5 iOS Apps to Help You Survive Black Friday" MacTrast 10:44 AM
  • "Shopping Apps To Navigate Black Friday Crazy" ReadWrite 8:03 AM
  • "Apps to map your Black Friday buying strategy" TechHive 7:53 AM
  • "Nokia Here Maps review: An attempt by Nokia to locate a solution to iPhone users' maps crisis is a partial success, says Matt Warman." Telegraph 7:44 AM
  • "3 apps to help you avoid a Thanksgiving dinner disaster" GigaOM 8:14 AM
  • "Hands On With The Verizon FiOS Mobile App" TechCrunch 12:24 PM
  • "Woz With A Coz: The 99c iOS Game That Puts An 8-Bit, Gun-Toting Woz In Your Pocket, With Danny Trejo As His Fearsome Sidekick" TechCrunch 12:24 PM
  • "App review: My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic (iOS/Android)" PCWorld 11/21
  • "Software That Shows What Your Shiny New iPad Can Do" New York Times [Free/Paid Registration Required] 11/21
  • "Tech deals and apps for Black Friday: Score the best Black Friday deals with these apps, and get the scoop on the hottest tech doorbusters." CNET News 11/21
  • "Mobile maps showdown" TechHive 11/21
  • "Need An Alternative For Apple's Maps On iPhone Or iPad? Try Nokia's HERE Maps" Mac 360 11/21
  • "Here Come Those Tears Again: Nokia released their map application for iOS called 'Here' yesterday." MacNews Blog 11/21
  • "AcoustiCards and Facebook Gifts Solve Birthday Conundrums" TidBITS 11/21
  • "PB&J Publishing's Hansel and Gretel: Lost Finds its Center — iPad App Review" PadGadget 11/21
  • "Make Beautiful Music with Flea Symphony – iPad Game Review" PadGadget 11/21
  • "Shadowgun: Deadzone Review" 148Apps 11/21
  • "War of Words Apocalypse Review" 148Apps 11/21
  • "Dream of Pixels Review" 148Apps 11/21
  • "Total Recoil Review" 148Apps 11/21
  • "Candy Crush Saga Review" 148Apps 11/21
  • "How to Get Screen Captures with Stock Mac Software -Part 2" The Mac Observer 11/21
  • "What's the Best Way to Keep My Notes in Sync Across All My Computers and Mobile Devices?" Lifehacker 11/21
  • "How to avoid shopping fraud on Cyber Monday" VentureBeat 11:08 AM
  • "How To Make The Most Of Apple's Black Friday Sale" Forbes 11:06 AM
  • "How to max out your Cyber Monday savings" CNET News 11/21
  • "Buyer beware: Black Friday smartphone deals not so hot/CNET explains why consumers aren't really saving that much when they go hunting for smartphone bargains this time of the year." CNET News 11/21
  • "The One-Handed Smart Cover Grip" iSource 11/21
  • "Deleting apps used on multiple devices Article" iLounge 11/21
  • "MacMost Now 790: iOS Physical Buttons and Switches" MacMost 11/21
  • "How to beat the line at the Apple Store" Macworld 11/21
  • "Travel tips: Keeping your gear secure on the road" TechHive 11/21
  • "Cassandra -Friday Review -The Weekend Arrives" eXtensions 6:43 PM
  • "Does Apple Inspire Greatness In Other Companies?" SlashGear 4:51 PM
  • "Alex's Thanksgiving Smorgasbord: Jony Ive, Spotify, iMessage, EarPods, Griffin Elevator Stand" Cult of Mac 4:24 PM
  • "Does Apple Inspire Greatness In Other Companies?" SlashGear 4:23 PM
  • "Happy Thanksgiving: Top Five Apple Rumors To Prepare For In 2013" AppleBitch 1:30 PM
  • "Your Kids Still Want iPads in Their Stockings" The Motley Fool 10:01 AM
  • "The Macalope Daily: The long retail" Macworld [Insider Content] 9:54 AM
  • "Why Apple is just plain mediocre in web services" iDownload Blog 1:31 PM
  • "Ex-Apple Engineer: 'Almost Everything That Apple Does That Involves The Internet Is A Mess'" Business Insider 9:24 AM
  • "10 reasons why Apple doesn't care about Black Friday" ZDNet 9:22 AM
  • "Fanbois: The Next Generation. Your children belong to Apple now" The Register 8:16 AM
  • "Apple DID buy social video network - check out this BONKERS lawsuit" The Register 8:16 AM
  • "A Concept to Improve Notifications and rid iOS of its 'Legacy' UI (mockups) Forums" The Verge 8:11 AM
  • "Cubby: Christmas present or New Year's resolution?" iTWire 7:42 AM
  • "Yikes. Facebook Said to Be Working on Photo Sync for iOS" iSource 11/21
  • "Why Apple Will Win the Tablet Battle of the Holiday Season" Forbes 11/21
  • "3 things Apple's shift means for investors: Parsing CEO Tim Cook's biggest personnel move" MarketWatch 11/21
  • "Why Competitors Should Fear the iPad Mini" Tech.pinions 11/21
  • "Am I nuts if I don't want a tablet?" GeekWire 11/21
  • "Apple's Big Problem: Google Is Getting Better At Design Faster Than Apple Is Getting Better At The Internet"  Business Insider 11/21
  • "Apple Unveils One Last Thing Before Christmas..." MacTrast 11/21
  • "Steve Jobs Thought Hewlett-Packard was Being 'Dismembered and Destroyed'"  Benzinga Insights 11/21
  • "iPhone And iPad: My Top 5 Complaints" BYTE 11/21
  • "What's HTC paying Apple for patents? Not an 'outrageous' $8 per phone" Ars Technica 11/21
  • "Magic Maker, FileMaker is the Foundation of a 'Mobile First' Strategy for SMBs" iPadCTO 11/21
  • "Is AT&T opening up FaceTime over cellular to even more iPhone users?" GigaOM 11/21
  • "The Macalope Daily: We didn't start the fire" Macworld [Insider Content] 11/21
  • "Some look to tear down Apple's walled garden" BGR 11/21
  • "Here's Why 'Katie McCain' Is The Star Of The New iPhone 5 Ad" Business Insider 11/21
  • "Mossberg's Laptop Buyer's Guide Offers Words Of Warning For Apple" App Advice 11/21
  • "Did Obama and Apple's Tim Cook discuss tax loopholes? Heart to heart likely to have covered offshore earnings and 'repatriating' cash" Macworld UK 11/21
  • "The Notifications Are Too Damn Many" ReadWrite 11/21
  • "What Makes The iPhone And iPad So Popular? Give Credit To The Mac" Mac 360 11/21
  • "Microsoft, Amazon, Google, Apple, Cost Centers And The New Era Of Apps" PixoBebo 11/21
  • "Oops — this island on Google Maps (and Earth) does not actually exist" Chief Digital Officer 4:47 PM
  • "Samsung Galaxy S4 to have bendy screen, 13-megapixel camera?" Crave @ CNET 11:08 AM
  • "Viewpoint: How Sony slipped back" BBC 10:04 AM
  • "Technologies We Are Thankful For" ReadWrite 8:03 AM
  • "Gift Ideas For Techies And Regular Folk [Infographic] ReadWrite 8:03 AM
  • "The Facts Behind 14 Black Friday Myths" Lifehacker 11/21
  • "HP Is in a Jam and Please Pass the Gravy: Top 10 Tips for Talking Tech This Turkey Day" AllThingsD 11/21
  • "Gallery of giving thanks: the tech I'm most thankful for in 2012" ZDNet 11/21
  • "Mobile tech I am thankful for" ZDNet 11/21
  • "Death of a smartphone: 4G could spell the end of the mobile as we know it" ZDNet 11/21
  • "Windows 8: Weak on tablets, terrible for PCs" BetaNews 11/21
  • "10 best Black Friday desktop deals" [Slideshow] PCWorld 11/21
  • "10 great Black Friday HDTV deals" [Slideshow] PCWorld 11/21
  • "Avoid early bird remorse: 10 Black Friday gadget do's and don'ts" NBC News 11/21
  • "Review: Joyent Cloud is built for speed" InfoWorld 11/21
  • "Far Cry 3: Only the best shooter of the year" The Globe and Mail [Free Registration Required] 11/21
  • "Inside Thingiverse, The Radically Open Website Powering The 3D Printing Movement" Forbes 11/21
  • "Top 10 Google business tools: Google is so ubiquitous in our everyday digital lives that it's easy to overlook the many tools it offers for businesses" [Slideshow] PCWorld 11/21
  • "Google Nexus 10 Android Tablet Review" HotHardware 11/21
  • "Petraeus Affair: 7 Privacy Techniques To Avoid Trouble/A number of off-the-shelf technologies can help keep online communications private -- but beware the limits." InformationWeek 11/21
  • "The InfoWorld 2012 geek gadget gift guide: While others dream of sugarplums, here are a dozen gadgets that the true geek is hoping to see under the Christmas tree this year" [Slideshow] InfoWorld 11/21
  • "HH Holiday Gift Guide: Tablets & Smartphones" HotHardware 11/21
  • "Cisco Spends $1.2 Billion For Respect, Was It Worth It" Forbes 11/21
  • "Making Sense of All the New Laptop Flavors" [Paid Membership Required] 11/21
  • "How Far Away Is Mind-Machine Integration? Forget voice control or gesture recognition. Gadgets may soon link directly to our brains" Scientific American 11/21
  • "Windows 8: Tepid Marketing -> Slow Sales" Tech.pinions 11/21
  • "Geek Trivia: What is the 'real' reason Atari developed the original Pong?" TechRepublic 11/21
  • "A Peek At TV's Future, Via Google Fiber" AllThingsD 11/21
  • "Amazon Kindle Fire HD 8.9 review" The Verge 11/21
  • "$1,000 Charge From Apple?" MacMost [cartoon] 7:56 AM
Press Releases/Products/Public Relations
  • "Is Classic Match Foosball the best iPad accessory ever?" AppleTell 9:33 PM
  • "Adobe Photoshop Express is Updated With Support for the iPhone 5" iClarified 5:17 PM
  • "Shadowgun: DeadZone For iOS Is An Epic Multiplayer Game Which You Shouldn't Miss Out On!" Redmond Pie 4:24 PM
  • "The 99-Cent DanceGiving Sale" iSource 4:24 PM
  • "Worldpay opens up its service to IOS users" GoMo News 10:41 AM
  • "iPediatric, the pediatrician's office for iPhone & iPad, currently available in six languages" PRLog 10:41 AM
  • "iPad and alternative tablet gifts: 2012 holiday guide" iMore 9:08 PM
  • "Holiday Gift Guide: laptops" The Verge 10:05 AM
  • "Holiday Gift Guide: tablets and e-readers" The Verge 10:05 AM
  • "Six Winter Gloves For Gadget Lovers You Have To See To Believe" App Advice 9:12 AM
  • "Get in the Turkey Day Spirit with these Thanksgiving Themed Apps" PadGadget 8:02 AM
  • "Rockstar Confirms Grand Theft Auto: Vice City Will Hit Android & iOS On December 6" Cult of Android 7:57 AM
  • "Siri can control Philips Hue smart lighting with a little bit of help from SiriProxy" iMore 7:51 AM
  • "Sparrow And Real Racing 2 Updated With Support For iPhone 5 And iOS 6" Redmond Pie 8:02 AM
  • "Sparrow for iPhone updates with iPhone 5 and Passbook support" iMore 7:51 AM
  • "HeroCraft Offering Incredible Deals On Two Of Their Most Popular Games For iOS" App Advice 7:46 AM
  • "CalypsoCrystal Full Line Of iPhone Cases Are Now On Sale With A Special Code" App Advice 7:46 AM
  • "BOOM! - New Graphic Novels" prMac 9:09 AM
  • "Rhetorical Oracle Cards for iPhone Gets Lite Version" prMac 8:02 AM
  • "Watch Every Page Paint Itself in the New 3 Red Birds Book App" prMac 7:41 AM
  • "PhotoQuizFriends: Peep Facebook Pictures and Play at the Same Time: Free" prMac 7:41 AM
  • "PassMaker Pro for Passbook iOS 6" prMac 7:41 AM
  • "Monsters Slugger 1.0-Flicking Baseball Inspired Game with Cute Creatures" prMac 7:41 AM
  • "LifeTicker Pro Receives Its First Big Update" prMac 7:41 AM
  • "Instant Cover - Your Facebook Makeover is Now Available for iPhone" prMac 7:41 AM
  • "Innovative Computer Control from your iPad - Introducing Panther Connect" prMac 7:41 AM
  • "Grubber Launches Bill-Splitting Food Journal iPhone App" prMac 7:41 AM
  • "Brain Drain Tap Puzzle Game, the Ultimate Strategy Game, Now On iTunes" prMac 7:41 AM
  • "1TapGuard - Burglar Alarm System for iOS" prMac 7:40 AM
Computer Industry
  • "Was Autonomy Founder Aware of Accounting Problems?" CNBC 8:26 AM
  • "'Brit Bill Gates' Lynch: Only Mad Leo Apotheker understood Autonomy/The origins of Autonomy's declining fortunes can be traced back to the moment HP axed its former hapless CEO Leo Apotheker, claims Mike Lynch, the founder of the Brit software firm." Channel Register 9:10 AM
  • "Hewlett-Packard can right its ship, but better hurry and avoid more foul-ups, experts say" Silicon Valley 10:55 AM
  • "HP Black Friday 2012 deals launched on Windows 8 desktops and laptops" ZDNet 7:01 PM
  • "Oracle's Deals Hurdle H-P's" [Paid Membership Required] 7:00 PM
  • "Google says Microsoft's patent use worth $94bn by 2017" ZDNet 9:20 AM
  • "Microsoft's 'Xbox TV' aspirations put it on a collision course with Apple and Google" ZDNet 9:20 AM
  • "Microsoft said to be building Apple TV adversary" The Register 9:10 AM
  • "Xbox Mini may be in works" PCWorld 6:51 PM
  • "Three Questions About a Possible 'Xbox TV' Device" Techland 9:12 AM
  • "Microsoft Patent Shows It's Working On A Google Glass Type Device Of Its Own" TechCrunch 9:05 AM
  • "Microsoft's Surface bait-and-switch won't make people buy Windows 8: We want a total package, not just an OS" The Register 9:11 AM
  • "Intel buys U.K. graphics chip team" EE Times 8:44 AM
  • "ICANN issues early warnings over controversial top level domains: Problems arise where one entity is seeking exclusive use of strings with broad applicability" Techworld 9:06 AM
  • ".WTF? Governments object to .sucks, .army and .airforce: ICANN releases lists of government objections to new gTLDs" The Register 9:11 AM
  • "European Parliament warns against UN internet control" BBC 6:42 PM
  • "European Parliament: Stop the ITU taking over the Internet" IDG News Service 6:51 PM
  • "HTTP Strict Transport Security becomes Internet standard" IDG News Service 6:53 PM
  • "One week left before US faces clamp down on piracy" The Register 9:11 AM
  • "3D printing of personal electronics: Scientists say they've created a new material that could allow people to print out custom-designed personal electronics cheaply at home." TG Daily 9:07 AM
  • "Solid-state disk prices falling, still more costly than hard disks" ZDNet 11:09 AM
  • "'You're a data what?!' Five jobs that will win out in the big data world" ZDNet 9:20 AM
Finances (Click heading for current Apple Stock price.)
Apple News
  • "Why Samsung Stock Surge Won't Fizzle Out Like Apple's" CNBC 8:12 AM
  • "Apple's Black Friday Statement" TheStreet 11/21
  • "Disney CEO buys $1 million worth of Apple stock: Bob Iger, chief executive of Disney and a member of Apple's board of directors, recently purchased $1 million worth of shares in Apple, signaling he is bullish in the wake of the stock's recent losses." AppleInsider 11/21
  • "Disney CEO and Apple Director Bob Iger Buys $1 Million of AAPL Stock" iClarified 11/21
  • "Disney Chief Trades Company Stock For Another Investment In Apple" App Advice 11/21
  • "Apple is Tiger Cub Philippe Laffont's Top Stock Pick" The Motley Fool 11/21
Industry News
  • "Asia Markets: Asia stocks mostly higher on upbeat China data/First improvement in China manufacturing in 13 months lifts mood" MarketWatch 8:23 AM
  • "Europe Markets: China factory data boost Europe stocks" MarketWatch 8:23 AM
  • "European Stocks, Metals Climb as Euro Strengthens" Bloomberg 8:35 AM

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