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MacSurfer's Archive: Monday, November 26, 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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  • "Apple's Rollercoaster Year With Tim Cook"  Yahoo! Finance 10:49 AM
  • "11 Apple iPads per hour vs. zero Microsoft Surface tablets: A survey compared sales at an Apple Store and a Microsoft Store in the Mall of America"  Fortune 7:56 AM
  • "Apple and Google: Why Current Market Share Results Don't Matter Yet, Part 2"  Forbes 7:52 AM
  • "This holiday season will 'belong to Apple,' says analyst"  ZDNet 8:11 AM
  • "Apple's Astonishing Profit in Context" Statista 7:58 AM
  • "Apple 2013: iPhone diversifies as Cupertino fights back" Computerworld 9:29 AM
  • "Apple is Strong to the Core - But the Competition is Taking a Bite" The Motley Fool 9:44 AM
  • "Apple Samsung lawsuit: six more products under scrutiny/Apple has added six more Samsung products, including the Galaxy Note II, to its patent lawsuit against the company."  Telegraph 8:32 AM
  • "Apple Adds New Samsung Devices in Patent Lawsuit" WSJ Blogs 8:10 AM
  • "Apple adds six more devices to Samsung patent suit" V3 8:33 AM
  • "Apple and Samsung extend accused product list in second California lawsuit" NetworkWorld 1:42 PM
  • "Apple to Share HTC Settlement Terms" Zacks 8:32 AM
  • "Steve Wozniak: His Career Challenges, Steve Jobs, Tech Trends and Advice"  Forbes 8:34 AM
  • "8 cranky complaints about the Mac from an old Windows user: After eight months I'm officially a Mac person. The move from Windows was easy, but I have a few things to get off my chest" InfoWorld 11:13 AM
  • "Apple Seeds OS X 10.8.3 Beta To Developers" Cult of Mac 12:45 PM
  • "Download OS X 10.8.3 Mountain Lion Beta (Build 12D32) [Devs Only] Redmond Pie 1:44 PM
  • "OS X 10.8.3 Moves A Little Closer To Fruition" Apple Bitch 1:42 PM
  • "Use hot corners as a toggle: Hot corners in OS X can be used to both activate and deactivate assigned features." CNET Reviews 6:47 PM
  • "Keyboard Maestro Window and Application Switcher" Macdrifter 7:31 PM
  • "Review: Grammarian Pro2 X helpful but needs more tutoring" Macworld 1:51 PM
  • "Mountain Lion Dictation versus Dragon Dictate" Macworld 8:24 AM
  • "Create a holiday newsletter with Pages or iPhoto" Macworld 8:24 AM
  • "Sneaking past the Gatekeeper" Macworld 8:19 AM
  • "MacMost Now 792: Deleting Photos From iPhoto" MacMost 11:03 AM
  • "Use Natural Language Expressions To Create Alerts With Reminders [OS X Tips] Cult of Mac 8:24 AM
  • "Another way to fast-forward and rewind in QuickTime Player" Mac OS X Hints 9:40 AM
  • "How To: Add Photos from a Computer to the Camera Roll Manually" 148Apps 1:51 PM
  • "How The Free, Triple Threat Timer For Your Mac Improves Your Life" TeraTalks 10:04 AM
  • "How To Get Back And Backup Some Of What You Give To Google To Store In The Cloud" NoodleMac 7:49 AM
  • "Bring The World's Knowledge To Your Mac's Screen With A Wikipedia App" BohemianBoomer 7:49 AM
  • "Forget Siri, Mouse, Or Trackpad. Now You Can Control Your Mac By Clapping Your Hands" Mac 360 7:49 AM
  • "How Computers Change Business: A Free Professional Design Tool For Mac Users" McSolo 7:48 AM
  • "Use A Free Mac App To Monitor Weather Conditions Anywhere In The World" Mac 360 7:45 AM
Press Releases
  • "Excel Software Ships LicenseCard 1.0 for Drag and Drop Software Activation" Excel Software 7:25 PM
  • "Mozilla Announces Firefox Beta With Retina Display Support" iClarified 6:47 PM
  • "Firefox Beta Now Features New IonMonkey JavaScript Compiler, Built-In PDF Viewer, Retina and Touch Support" TechCrunch 5:22 PM
  • "New Firefox beta adds support for Mac Retina displays" Electronista 5:13 PM
  • "Software Ambience Unclutter + Mac" iLounge 1:51 PM
  • "TweetDeck for Mac updated with Twitter Cards support, keyboard shortcuts and search editing" The Next Web 9:35 AM
  • "Mac Deals: OS X 10.6 Snow Leopard DVD, $19.99" FairerPlatform 7:46 AM
General Interest/Potpourri
  • "Smartphone Friday" ["Top of the list of used apps was Amazon (10 percent of Android users, 12 percent of iPhone), with eBay coming in second with an average reach of 7 percent of the base (again, skewing slightly higher for iPhone users). ... the iPhone was more heavily used as a shopping tool than Android (28 percent iPhone to 21 percent Android)."] NPD Group 5:20 PM
  • "Internal Apple video documents Apple Store philosophy" [Video Report]  9 to 5 Mac 8:20 AM
  • "Former Apple Retail Chief Details Apple Store Planning And Philosophy In Unaired Video" TechCrunch 8:21 AM
  • "iPad Is Top Black Friday Shopping Tablet: Apple's tablet was the mobile device of choice for online shoppers looking to grab bargains during Thanksgiving weekend." InformationWeek 9:45 AM
  • "The Android engagement paradox" ["Overall, iOS was 77% generated mobile traffic and Android (excl. Kindle, Nook) was 23%."] asymco 8:18 AM
  • "Why is shopping via iPad and iPhone outpacing Android?" Fortune 7:52 AM
  • "Apple's iPad led Thanksgiving and Black Friday online buying" Fortune 8:01 AM
  • "IBM: 88 Percent Of Tablet-Powered Black Friday Online Shopping Came From iPads" App Advice 8:32 AM
  • "iOS devices dominate mobile device online shopping Stats: Despite the fact there are more Android users than iOS users." Ars Technica 11:22 AM
  • "iPad IS Mobile Shopping" Tapscape 7:46 AM
  • "iPad Wins 88% of Black Friday Mobile Traffic [Infographic] Mashable 9:40 AM
  • "Mobile shoppers: iPad (yes), iPhone (yes), Android (no)" VentureBeat 12:57 PM
  • "Best Buy Continues to Showcase Apple Products Deals" PadGadget 9:35 AM
  • "Facebook tries to stop its staff using iPhones in 'dogfood' push" The Register 8:34 AM
  • "iPhone 5 price check: Comparing the tariffs across phone networks" TechHunter 8:08 AM
  • "Canadian Bell and Virgin Mobile customers can now unlock any model iPhone...for $75" 9 to 5 Mac 8:55 PM
  • "This House Is Fitted With $80,000 Worth Of iPad-Controlled Gizmos [Video] Redmond Pie 8:56 PM
  • "Microsoft planning Apple TV rival for 2013: Microsoft planning to rival Apple TV and any full-sized Apple television" Macworld UK 9:45 AM
  • "Google, Apple, and Microsoft downed in Pakistan: Hackers leave cryptic messages, offer no clear motive for attacks" The Register 7:57 AM
  • "Google and Apple among hundreds hit in high-profile Pakistan hack: Google, Apple, eBay and Yahoo were among almost 300 sites affected by a hack attack in Pakistan." BBC 10:26 AM
Non-Apple News
  • "Search engine gains users the old Google way: The search engine DuckDuckGo is gaining a following with a simple interface that brings a lot of comparisons to a former startup now dominating the industry." [Audio Report] MarketWatch 1:40 PM
  • "Nintendo sells out Wii U, looks to keep up momentum" MarketWatch 1:39 PM
  • "Warwickshire schools get humanoid robots to promote STEM subjects: Students can test their code out on the robot itself" Techworld 1:00 PM
  • "Twitter CEO Dick Costolo: Users Can Download Their Entire Archive By Year-End; Now Sees 1B Tweets Every 2.5 Days" TechCrunch 12:56 PM
  • "Viral Facebook copyright notice is false" Salon 12:14 PM
  • "Dual-identity smartphones could bridge BYOD private, corporate divide" Computerworld 11:35 AM
  • "Sprint Continues 4G LTE Rollout in 11 More Cities" PC Magazine 11:27 AM
  • "Bye-bye mouse, hello mind control: New interface methods will revolutionize how we interact with workplace computers" Network World 11:11 AM
  • "Tiny tech firm scores one for universal passwords" The Globe and Mail [Free Registration Required] 10:55 AM
  • "We May Not Have Flying Cars Yet, But Visioneers Are Inventing a New Future" Forbes 10:49 AM
  • "Cyber Monday sales may top Black Friday's $1-billion online spending" Los Angeles Times [Paid Membership Required] 11:20 AM
  • "Google Type uses image search to generate fonts" CNET News 2:01 PM
  • "Exclusive: Inside Google Spanner, the Largest Single Database on Earth" Wired Magazine 1:25 PM
  • "Google cloud lets customers park their data in Europe" ZDNet 1:17 PM
  • "Google's Cloud Platform Gets 36 New Compute Engine Instance Types, Lower Storage Prices, Durable Reduced Availability Storage & More" TechCrunch 12:56 PM
  • "Google Sources Say Company Didn't Buy ICOA Wireless" AllThingsD 1:42 PM
  • "ICOA Says Google Didn't Acquire the Company" [Paid Membership Required] 1:39 PM
  • "Facebook button makes a comeback on Nokia's Asha 205 phone: The $62 phone also has a QWERTY keyboard" IDG News Service 11:34 AM
  • "Samsung's audit prompts changes in factory labor policy" IDG News Service 11:31 AM
  • "These Star Trek classrooms are TNG" TG Daily 11:56 AM
  • "Samsung audit finds 'inadequate' working practices in China, but no evidence of child labor" The Next Web 8:10 AM
  • "More mobility: 15.5% of European smartphone users also own a tablet, comScore says" The Next Web 8:10 AM
  • "Exclusive: Inside Google Spanner, the Largest Single Database on Earth" Wired Magazine 8:00 AM
  • "iMore show 327: Guessing games" iMore 12:45 PM
  • "Woz With A Coz?" 148Apps 9:17 AM
  • "Macworld's Complete Guide to the iPad mini – available now: Digital book details how to get the most out of Apple's iPad mini device" Macworld UK 8:14 AM
  • "We look into whether or not you iOS apps and music are really backed up to iCloud." The MT Show 8:04 AM
  • "YML Interview with Paul Scandariato, Doxie One" Your Mac Life 1:24 PM
  • "New iMacs to Go On Sale as Early as Tomorrow?" MacRumors 9:22 PM
  • "New iMacs to go on sale tomorrow?" 9 to 5 Mac 9:22 PM
  • "Apple to launch the iMac in five days, or sit on the naughty step" Macworld UK 8:14 AM
  • "iPhone 5 Costs May Be Eating Apple's Gross Margins" AllThingsD 3:16 PM
  • "Apple catching iPhone 5 demand for holidays: ship times start dropping to just 1 week" 9 to 5 Mac 8:34 AM
  • "You Want An iPhone 5 Right Now....You Got It" Apple Bitch 1:42 PM
  • "Apple drops Samsung as MacBook, iPad battery supplier: report" ZDNet 8:11 AM
  • "Apple's iPhone 5 likely to hit Taiwan in mid-December" Focus Taiwan 9:16 AM
  • "Taiwan's major carriers expect iPhone 5 to land Dec. 14, as China Telecom begins preorders" 9 to 5 Mac 9:16 AM
  • "Apple takes ownership of Lightning from Harley-Davidson, Thor" Macworld UK 8:15 AM
  • "Apple bought 'Lightning' trademark from Harley-Davidson" TUAW 8:20 AM
  • "Apple Had to Acquire Its 'Lightning' Trademark From Harley-Davidson" Gizmodo 8:19 AM
Price Trackers/Deals
  • "Roads of Rome HD For iPad Is Temporarily Available For Free (Normally $0.99), The iPhone Version Is Also Free" Apple Sliced 8:35 AM
  • "Berzerk Ball For iPhone Is Free Right Now (Previously $0.99)" Apple Sliced 8:35 AM
  • "RuneMasterPuzzle For iPhone Is Free Today (Was $0.99)" Apple Sliced 8:35 AM
  • "15" MacBook Pro Prices & Sales" MacPrices 8:50 AM
  • "13" MacBook Pro Prices & Sales" MacPrices 8:50 AM
  • "MacBook Air Prices & Sales" MacPrices 8:50 AM
  • "Apple Mac Pro Buyer's Guide -12 & 8 Core Models... Prices $2,299 To $6,199 -Best Prices, Reviews & Information" MacReviewZone 7:50 AM
  • "iPad mini Buyer's Guide -Mini Immediately Available.... At A Premium -Best iPad Prices Reviews & Information" MacReviewZone 1:46 PM
  • "Cyber Monday MacBook sale prices, up to $200 off MSRP!" MacPrices 7:49 AM
  • "Cyber-Monday Deals Wrap-up (updating)" 9 to 5 Mac 9:16 AM
  • "Cyber Monday 2012: Zagg, Belkin, Hex3, BestBuy, Macs and More" MacRumors 9:20 AM
  • "eBay Cyber Monday Sale: 13" MacBook Pro for $989, 5% off iPads, 56% off Nooks" AppleInsider 9:34 AM
  • "BearExtender WiFi Extender with Free 5 dBi Antenna Upgrade and Case $60.97-> $39.97 (Save 33%)" BearExtender 7:49 AM
  • "Best Buy trims prices on iTunes gift cards: The gift cards are selling for 15 percent off the regular price." CNET News 10:06 AM
  • "Cult of Mac Holiday Gift Guide: Gifts Under $50" Cult of Mac 5:10 PM
  • "Get Organized for the holidays - TopXNotes Black Friday Weekend Sale" prMac 9:10 AM
  • "MyTunesRSS licenses for 4.99 Euro on Cyber Monday" prMac 8:07 AM
  • "Dolly Drive Offers 20% off Mac Backup & Sync Cyber Monday Deal" PRWeb 8:41 AM
  • "Best Selling iPhone Accessories -From $18 To $200 -Prices, Reviews And Information" MacReviewZone 5:32 PM

  • "Apple Thunderbolt display/MBA review" ZDNet 8:12 AM
  • "Apple iPad 4th generation Wi-Fi review" ITProPortal 8:11 AM
  • "Review: iPod touch (5th generation)" MacNN 8:23 AM
  • "Group test - Solid State Drives: We take a look at some of the latest SSDs that promise to give your Mac a boost" Macworld UK 8:14 AM
  • "Elgato Thunderbolt SSD review: Speck PixelSkin HD iPhone 4/4S case" Macworld UK 8:26 AM
  • "Verbatim External SSD review: The External SSD is one of the cheapest SSDs currently available" Macworld UK 8:27 AM
  • "LaCie Rugged USB 3 review: Lacie's Rugged drive includes a shock-absorbing sleve" Macworld UK 8:27 AM
  • "Kingston Data Traveller Hyper X 3.0 review: The Hyper X 3.0 provides fast storage in a pocket-size design" Macworld UK 8:27 AM
  • "Review: Logitech Alert 750n Indoor Master System/Logitech adds Mac support for Alert security systems" MacNN 8:23 AM
  • "iPad mini case review: MoKo Slim-Fit Multi-angle Folio Cover Case" Beatweek Magazine 3:15 PM
  • "Review: Monster ClarityHD Micro Bluetooth Portable Speaker" Beatweek Magazine 10:47 AM
  • "Review: LensPen SideKick Fingerprint Remover for iPad and other devices" Beatweek Magazine 10:07 AM
  • "The Walking Dead: Episode 5 for OS X review" AppleTell 1:44 PM
iPad/iPhone/iPod touch Apps
  • "Apps to make all your shopping smooth" Boston Globe [Free Registration Required] 8:01 AM
  • "iWatermark Lets You Watermark Your iPhone and iPad Photos" Best App Site 7:44 AM
  • "Review: CardioGraph – Your BPM Really Is At Your Fingertips" MacTrast 10:26 AM
  • "Move Over iCloud, SkyDrive, Dropbox, Amazon, Google Drive. Box Comes To iPhone, iPad, Mac" Mac 360 7:47 AM
  • "Six iOS apps you need right now: This collection of apps has both old and new offerings, but every one of them is perfect for checking out a brand-new iOS device over the holidays." CNET Reviews 7:30 PM
  • "Minecraft Where You Want It: This Is Minecraft Reality [Review] Cult of Mac 11:55 AM
  • "Review: Scrubs - The Popular TV Show is Now a Video Game for iOS" MacTrast 10:26 AM
  • "Appidemic: Nun Attack for iPhone, iPad, iPod touch" AppleTell 8:23 AM
  • "Rage of the Gladiator Review" 148Apps 9:40 AM
  • "Pony Trails Review: A restrictive control system damages this otherwise calming horse riding simulator." 148Apps 8:18 AM
  • "Odyssey: Alone Against the Whole Space Review" 148Apps 11:22 AM
  • "Endless Road Review" 148Apps 10:10 AM
  • "How to Increase the Performance of Your Wireless Network" Mactuts+ 8:19 AM
  • "Tech Buyers' Guide 2012" Techland 8:24 AM
  • "BYTE's BYOD Holiday Gift Guide" BYTE 8:23 AM
  • "Tip: Use Image Capture to Delete Multiple Photos from Your iPad" MacNews Blog 7:44 AM
  • "Why Apple Is Hot On Black Friday With Minimal Discounts" Apple'n'Apps 8:09 PM
  • "Gene Munster: Apple iPads 11, Microsoft Surface Zero" The Mac Observer 8:05 PM
  • "Apple is greedy says Fallon Cringely" I, Cringely 1:45 PM
  • "Steve Jobs pitching the iPad on Dragons' Den" Edible Apple 1:42 PM
  • "Is 2013 the End of Apple?" TheStreet 12:48 PM
  • "This Is The Dream Apple TV Concept [Gallery] Cult of Mac 3:57 PM
  • "An à la carte Apple TV concept integrates Siri, FaceTime, and cable/satellite providers (Gallery)"  9 to 5 Mac 11:55 AM
  • "The Macalope Daily: All kinds of winning" Macworld [Insider Content] 9:40 AM
  • "It's probable Apple will lose smartphone wars without Steve Jobs"  Neowin 8:50 AM
  • "Innovation vs. Magic: Why Apple and Microsoft Need James Bond" TechNewsWorld 8:27 AM
  • "A Touch Literate World: The Global Tablet Craze" Techland 8:24 AM
  • "Apple, Samsung continue escalating patent fight" GigaOM 9:35 AM
  • "Apple Adds Galaxy Note II, Galaxy S III Mini And Galaxy Tab 2 10.1 To California Patent Lawsuit" TechCrunch 8:21 AM
  • "Budget iPhone coming in 2014? Apple's great temptation" Mobot 8:11 AM
  • "In tit-for-tat, Apple seeks to expand Samsung patent suit" TG Daily 8:31 AM
  • "Apple Would Like to Sue the Hell out of Six More Samsung Devices" AllThingsD 7:55 AM
  • "The New Apple Is Like Microsoft: There Are Too Many Fingers In Too Many Pies" Mac 360 7:48 AM
  • "Do You Want Or Need An Apple Television? Even Apple Doesn't Want To Make A TV" PixoBebo 7:48 AM
  • "2012 Cloud Predictions -- Winners & Losers" Forrester 1:49 PM
  • "Patent Lawsuits: The Good, The Bad, And The Frivolous" Forbes 1:42 PM
  • "Do you have a disaster plan?" ZDNet 1:26 PM
  • "Who should own the keys to your digital assets?" ZDNet 1:20 PM
  • "10 tech gadgets I want for Christmas but won't buy" ZDNet 1:20 PM
  • "Tech Buyers' Guide 2012: Can't find that perfect something for the special geek in your life? Perhaps this whimsical tour of 100+ worthy high-tech goodies can provide some inspiration." Techland 1:05 PM
  • "Turbo-charge your browser with these top add-ons" [Slideshow] PCWorld 11:31 AM
  • "Google Dropping Hardware Partners With New Chromebook?" CNBC 1:48 PM
  • "Why Google might market a touchscreen Chromebook" PCWorld 11:30 AM
  • "Don't fall for the Facebook privacy notice hoax" PCWorld 11:29 AM
  • "Will machines kill mankind? Cambridge academics want to know" The Independent 11:12 AM
  • "Big Data + Semantic Web: Love At First Terabyte?" InformationWeek 11:00 AM
  • "Will a Japanese acquisition of Sprint kick off a wireless price war in the U.S.?" Houston Chronicle 10:55 AM
  • "Why the ARM architecture is shaped the way it is" EE Times 10:39 AM
  • "Are mobile phones hazardous to your health?" Silicon Valley 10:35 AM
  • "Why I Don't Like Cyber Mondays" Wired 1:25 PM
  • "Cyber Monday 2012: More deals to watch" Washington Post [Free Registration Required] 1:13 PM
  • "Dialing Back the Crazy on Windows 8: A missed internal Windows 8 sales projection has turned into fodder for the anti-Microsoft/anti-Windows 8 crowd" Paul Thurrott's SuperSite for Windows 11:56 AM
  • "The reports of Microsoft's demise are greatly exaggerated" ZDNet 8:12 AM
  • "Parody: Apple patents Letters" TUAW 5:58 PM
  • "Signs you're on the computer too much." The Joy of Tech [cartoon] 7:46 AM
Press Releases/Products/Public Relations
  • "iOS app for 'Game of Thrones' books keeps track of the characters so you don't have to" The Verge 8:09 PM
  • "Sticking to the windshield with iStabilizer's Glass" TUAW 6:47 PM
  • "Does Your iPhone Need More Cowbell?" App Advice 5:32 PM
  • "Google Voice app updated for iOS 6, iPhone 5" TUAW 8:57 PM
  • "Google Voice updated for iPhone 5, iOS 6. Still ugly." iMore 5:10 PM
  • "iHangy Announces 'Slip in 5 Case' for iPhone 5 - Protective Cases with Fashionable Necklaces & Keychains" Thomas PR 5:09 PM
  • "iTunes now on Facebook Gifts" iLounge 1:51 PM
  • "Best AirPlay speakers for iOS devices [Gift Guide 2012] ZDNet 1:33 PM
  • "Moleskine Notebook And 'Analog App' Brings Manual Photo And Video Mixing To iPhone" TechCrunch 12:58 PM
  • "Guardly Partners With Desire2Learn To Bring Campus Safety Features To The Blackboard Competitor" TechCrunch 12:58 PM
  • "Gift Guide: Mophie Outride Action Camera Case For iPhone 4/4S" TechCrunch 12:58 PM
  • "Hipstamatic expands Snap, its iPad Magazine, to the iPhone and Web in search of more readers" The Next Web 11:55 AM
  • "After 20M Downloads On Android, Japan's Bitcellar Brings FxCamera To iOS" TechCrunch 9:35 AM
  • "2Do Update For iOS Drops Key Syncing Tool For Users" App Advice 9:20 AM
  • "Cavity Case Puts The F In Fugly" Cult of Mac 9:17 AM
  • "The MUG Event Calendar for the Week of November 26: Photo Enhancements, Apple's Image Applications and A Digital Film Festival" The MUG Center 8:59 AM
  • "Dallas Based Mobile App Studio Launches Mobile Browser for iOS" PRWeb 8:41 AM
  • "Buddy Launches 'Commerce as a Service' for Facebook & iOS" PRWeb 8:41 AM
  • "Your iPad Will Be Ultra Versatile with the Deohako iPad Connection System" PadGadget 8:24 AM
  • "Sonic Jump For iOS Gets 12 New Levels, New Character In Latest 'High Flier' Update" Cult of Mac 8:24 AM
  • "SwitchEasy Takes the Wraps Off Three New iPhone 5 Cases" Run Around Tech 8:19 AM
  • "World's First Smart Bag (Never Lose Your Laptop Again!)" MacPrices 8:07 AM
  • "Charging & Sync Dock Cradle for Apple iPhone 5 with audio out" USBfever 8:07 AM
  • "Weather Alert Map USA Launches on iPhone and iPad" prMac 8:07 AM
  • "BOUNCE dy Now Available on the App Store" prMac 8:07 AM
  • "Clover Game Studio Announces New Labyrinth Game, Reveal The Maze PRO" prMac 8:07 AM
  • "Tap Tap Ants: Battlefield - Battle Between You And Ants Begin for Food" prMac 8:07 AM
  • "AppTimer - Time your household appliances with elegance and ease" prMac 8:06 AM
  • "Monster's Life: Meet the Most Adorable Pet of Your Childhood" prMac 8:06 AM
  • "Kids can make their very own burgers, fries and sodas with Bamba Burger" prMac 8:06 AM
  • "Atomic 2D Platformer new action packed iPhone platformer game" prMac 8:06 AM
  • "Ace Video Poker Casino Ups the Ante on iPhone/iPad Poker Casino Games" prMac 8:06 AM
  • "ABR Viewer - view and extract brushes from ABR files" prMac 8:06 AM
Computer Industry
  • "Autonomy's Mike Lynch: HP Is Like A Plane With The Engine On Fire" Business Insider 9:48 AM
  • "Six Autonomy Red Flags That HP Missed" Forbes 9:51 AM
  • "SEC Should Keep Close Eye on HP, Whitman" TheStreet 9:29 AM
  • "HP's Collapse: A Case of Sex, Lies, Hatred and Stupidity" Forbes 9:51 AM
  • "Will HP Still Be Around in 12 Month's Time?" Forbes 1:45 PM
  • "HP's Troubles Continue, But Does It Matter?" ZDNet 1:18 PM
  • "Hewlett Packard Insiders Underwater on Sinking Stock" TheStreet 9:51 AM
  • "Microsoft Investors Still Waiting on Windows 8's Response" Forbes 9:48 AM
  • "Are Windows 8 Sales Already Disappointing?" BYTE 10:06 AM
  • "Web data suggests Windows 8 adoption slower than that of Windows 7" ZDNet 1:19 PM
  • "Windows 8 store cracks 20,000 apps, with most of them free" PCWorld 1:00 PM
  • "Is Microsoft On The Verge Of A Sudden Collapse Predicted By Catastrophe Theory?" Forbes 9:55 AM
  • "Microsoft To Support Surface RT Into 2017" BYTE 10:06 AM
  • "Windows XP countdown clock ticks under 500 days: Retirement deadline for Microsoft's longest-lived OS is 'ticking time bomb,' says migration firm" Computerworld 10:33 AM
  • "Windows Phone 7.8 rumored to launch this week: Microsoft is gearing up to launch the dashed update on Wednesday, Tonis Tech Blog reports." CNET News 2:01 PM
  • "Windows Phone 7.8 Still MIA: Microsoft and Nokia hint that Windows Phone 7.8 might see the light of day soon, but specifics are still ethereal." InformationWeek 10:59 AM
  • "Windows Phone 7.8: After Months Of Silence On WP7's Last Ever Update, Microsoft Says 'We Hope To Share More Details In Near Future'" TechCrunch 12:58 PM
  • "Microsoft's Retail Gamble: Microsoft's retail stores have the potential to rival Apple's, but they need some work." PC Magazine 11:28 AM
  • "Microsoft Mulling European Retail Stores" AllThingsD 1:48 PM
  • "Microsoft mulls opening UK stores to push consumer brand" Techworld 1:00 PM
  • "Microsoft may open retail stores in U.K. next year, says report" CNET News 10:01 AM
  • "Oracle signs AU$63M deal with Aust Dept of Defence" ZDNet 1:20 PM
  • "AMD's Sleeper Agent: 'Temash' For Tablets" Seeking Alpha 9:42 AM
  • "Intel uses Facebook to out ultrabook Cyber Monday deals" CNET Reviews 10:01 AM
  • "Intel edu-tablet sales forecast slashed - supply chain whispers: In another bit of mobile-market slippage, Intel is said to have cut in half the number of its StudyBook educational tablets that it believes it will sell in the next two years." The Register 1:04 PM
  • "Cisco: Middle-aged and loving it" Fortune 9:43 AM
  • "Web access battles brew before UN conference: UN Web conference stirs 'culture clash' over regulations' reach" Associated Press 9:56 AM
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