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MacSurfer's Archive: Saturday, January 12, 2013
 

 

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Friday Highlights: MasterCard does not foresee total replacement for credit cards, but hails Apple Pay as a step closer to mobile payment acceptance; Apple fears losing tax breaks, facing higher tax rate plus back taxes in Ireland while Euro regulators investigate; Tim Cook announces he is gay, reactions were varied, not all pleased, but Wired thinks it has so much meaning to the workplace—more down in our Op/Ed section; major court ruling by Circuit Court judge in Virginia Beach grants police right to require your fingerprint to unlock your mobile phone but cannot require your pass code; Microsoft releases new version of Outlook for Mac but only for Office 365 users, more updates coming in 2015; AppleInsider tracking growing reports of WiFi drops following upgrades to Yosemite; former Apple employee, Dave Sobotta, gives kudos to Apple for new iCloud drive; Jony Ive reveals design challenge presented by the Apple Watch; J.D. Power gives Amazon title of best tablet maker?; Seth Rogen to play Woz in Sony's biopic of Steve Jobs; will your next washing machine charge your mobile phone?; The Register reviews the 5K iMac; The Inquirer and Macworld UK review the iPhone 6 Plus; Macworld reviews their 10 days of using Apple Pay; Business Insider says "Apple has forced a huge change at Samsung"; BGR posts some of the best App Store reviews of MCX's CurrentC Apple Pay alternative.

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Apple/Macintosh
  • "Samsung vehemently opposes Apple's request for a rehearing of U.S. appeals court's Nexus ruling"  Foss Patents 7:01 AM
  • "Apple won't blindly pursue market share, Chinese paper Reports" Reuters 7:20 AM
  • "Will a Cheaper iPhone See the Light of Day?" NewsFactor 5:17 PM
  • "What Would It Take for China to Become Apple's Biggest Market?" The Motley Fool 5:26 PM
  • "Apple Still Has the Upper Hand in Phone, Tablet War" Barron's [Paid subscription required] 7:23 AM
  • "How many Macs did Apple sell last quarter?" Fortune 8:27 PM
  • "Parents told to beware children running up huge bills on iPad and iPhone game apps: Developers are urged to make it less easy for a child to spend hundreds on 'in-app' purchases" The Guardian 8:13 AM
  • "Apple CEO Cook Says China Will Overtake U.S. as Biggest Market"  Bloomberg 1/11
  • "Apple CEO: China Will Be Biggest Market" ["China Mobile chairman Xi Guohua and Cook discussed 'bilateral cooperation,' the phone company said in a statement. It said release of other details was barred by a confidentiality agreement between the companies."] Associated Press 1/11
  • "Tim Cook: China will be Apple's top market" CNNMoney 1/11
  • "Apple's Tim Cook has big plans for China ... and so does China Mobile" MarketWatch 1/11
  • "Tim Cook: China to become Apple's largest market/Cook plans to have more than 25 Apple stores in China" IDG News Service 1/11
  • "Cook's China Excursion Could Swell Apple's Coffers: Tim Cook likely had many reasons to travel to China this week. Chief among them is to build a market for Apple's products in the world's most populous country. 'The purpose of the trip was to sell more stuff in China,' Yankee Group Research Director Carl Howe said, 'and I think he'll be very successful at that.'"  MacNewsWorld 1/11
  • "Apple won't blindly pursue market share: report/In a revised version of an interview published Thursday in a Chinese newspaper, Apple Inc marketing chief Phil Schiller said the company would focus on making 'the best products' for customers and 'never blindly pursue market share.'"  Reuters 1/11
  • "8 Ways Apple Could Make A Cheaper iPhone: To build an iPhone that's affordable in emerging markets, Apple will have to cut some corners or rethink the iPhone entirely. We break down some options." InformationWeek 1/11
  • "Confusion in the Apple-verse as Reuters ditches 'no cheap iPhone' claim"  Computerworld 1/11
  • "New intrigue on trail of cheaper iPhone: Reuters has cryptically withdrawn a story pegged to remarks purportedly made by Apple's Phil Schiller in China." CNET News 1/11
  • "Rumor of cheaper iPhone gets new life after Reuters pulls report" CBS News 1/11
  • "Apple: Cheap phones will never be our focus" TechRadar UK 1/11
  • "Apple rejects 'cheap' iPhone: Apple's head of marketing has prompted a new round of speculation about Apple's potential plans for a budget iPhone by telling a Chinese newspaper that 'cheap smartphones' will 'never be the future of Apple's products'." Telegraph 1/11
  • "Cracking the China code: Microsoft vs. Apple" asymco 1/11
  • "Apple Is Undergoing Massive Changes And Having A Very Strange Quarter" Business Insider 1/11
  • "How many iPads did Apple sell last quarter?" Fortune 1/11
  • "Ericsson hands over 2,000 patents to licensing company suing Apple, Google and RIM" ZDNet 1/11
  • "Apple, Google Deal for Kodak Patents Approved by Judge" Bloomberg 1/11
  • "Judge approves Kodak patent sale to Apple, Google, others" ZDNet 1/11
OS X
News
  • "Apple Takes Action To Block Java Security Flaw On Macs" AppleBitch 11:41 AM
  • "Apple Remote Disables Java on Macs After Major Security Alert" The Mac Observer 1/11
  • "Apple blacklists Java on OS X to prevent latest 'critical' exploits" Ars Technica 1/11
  • "New malware exploiting Java 7 in Windows and Unix systems: Mal/JavaJar-B is a cross-platform exploit of a new zero-day vulnerability in the latest Java runtimes." MacFixIt 1/11
  • "Mac OS Spotted 'Running' On A Jailbroken Microsoft Surface RT" TechCrunch 1/11
  • "Mac OS on Windows RT? A hacker makes it happen" VentureBeat 1/11
AppleCare/Troubleshooting
  • "Q&A: MacFixIt Answers/This week, readers e-mailed in questions about Software Update, Notes, and how to record movies and video on a Mac." MacFixIt 1/11
  • "OS X 10.8.2 fix for Active Directory lockouts" MacWindows 1/11
  • "Reader networking problem with Parallels 8 and OS X 10.8" MacWindows 1/11
  • "Anyone else having trouble with iTunes Match syncing playlists" iMore 1/11
Reviews/How-To/Tips
  • "How to manage OS X Gatekeeper from the command line: Apple provides three basic settings for Gatekeeper in OS X Mountain Lion, but you can manage this service in finer detail if needed." CNET Reviews 1/11
  • "How to use Final Cut Pro X with your DSLR" Macworld 1/11
  • "Using the Guest Account in OS X" Mactuts+ 1/11
  • "How to Remove Duplicate Entries from OS X's 'Open With' Menu" The Mac Observer 1/11
  • "Protect Your Shared iTunes Library And Playlists With A Password [OS X Tips] Cult of Mac 1/11
  • "Bored With iMovie? Can't Afford Final Cut Pro X? Try This New, Affordable Mac Video Editor" Mac 360 1/11
  • "Radio Isn't Dead. Yet. How To Use Your Mac To Bring The News To Your Ears Every Hour" Mac 360 1/11
  • "How To Customize The Mac's Launchpad, Dashboard, And Mission Control Absolutely Free" NoodleMac 1/11
  • "A Very Simple But Not Quite Free Way To Share Another Mac's Screen" TeraTalks 1/11
  • "Just When DVDs Are Dying Out There's A Better Way To Rip DVDs On Your Mac" BohemianBoomer 1/11
  • "New To The Mac? Got Lots Of Windows Outlook Email To Import? Get The Free MailRaider App" Mac 360 1/11
  • "Finally, A Mac Screen Record And Capture Tool That's Simplified And Affordable" McSolo 1/11
Op/Ed
  • "Safari is released to the world" Don Melton 1/11
Press Releases
  • "GraphicConverter 8.5.1 Brings HCP Import, Tweaks, Bug Fixes" FairerPlatform 5:07 PM
  • "Civilization V Gets New Patch, Cross-platform Multiplayer" The GameAgent Blog 11:46 AM
  • "Pro Version of Popular Logo Game Hits Apple App Store" prMac 8:53 AM
  • "Curious About OmniFocus? Get a Free License" FairerPlatform 7:15 AM
  • "Tweetbot For Mac 1.1.1: Bug Fixes, Performance Tweaks" RazorianFly 1/11
  • "Gehry Technologies announces Digital Project V1R5" Architosh 1/11
  • "ArchiCAD STAR(T) Edition 2013 rolls out today" Architosh 1/11
  • "BitTorrent brings torrent discovery, downloading directly to the browser with Surf Chrome extension" The Next Web 1/11
  • "Disc Golf 3D Released Through Mac App Store" prMac 1/11
  • "Skype for Mac 6.1 Improves Click to Call, User Profile" FairerPlatform 1/11
  • "Mac Printer Drivers: Brother, HP Drivers Updated" FairerPlatform 1/11
General Interest/Potpourri
  • "How One Vegas Casino Uses iPads To Loosen Up Gamblers" Cult of Mac 7:37 AM
  • "Apple wins engineering Emmy for streaming TV tech" Electronista 1/11
  • "Apple Awarded Technology & Engineering Emmy At CES [CES 2013] Cult of Mac 1/11
  • "Xerox CFO Luca Maestri to Leave Company: Xerox today announced that Luca Maestri, executive vice president and chief financial officer, is leaving the company, effective February 28, to assume the role of corporate controller at Apple." Business Wire 1/11
  • "Xerox CFO Maestri Leaving to Become Apple's Corporate Controller" Bloomberg 1/11
  • "Apple's Controller Hire Shows Its Recruiting Power" WSJ Blogs 1/11
  • "Xerox CFO leaving to join Apple" Reuters 1/11
  • "Apple appoints Xerox CFO Luca Maestri as new corporate controller" The Next Web 1/11
  • "CFO Maestri to leave Xerox for position at Apple as corporate controller" 9 to 5 Mac 1/11
  • "Apple Hires New Corporate Controller Luca Maestri Away From Xerox" TechCrunch 1/11
  • "Xerox CFO joins Apple as new corporate controller" ZDNet 1/11
  • "Xerox CFO Luca Maestri to join Apple as Corporate Controller" Edible Apple 1/11
  • "Phil Schiller Interview Casting Doubt On Possible Low-End iPhone Updated, Prompting Reuters Withdrawal" BGR 1/11
  • "Cheaper iPhone story withdrawn after 'substantial changes' to China report" AppleInsider 1/11
  • "Apple dismisses cheaper iPhone story withdrawn" Reuters 1/11
  • "iPhone 5 with $45 Straight Talk Unlimited plan now at Walmart" GigaOM 1/11
  • "Beats CEO spent three years trying to convince Steve Jobs to launch streaming music service" The Verge 1/11
  • "Beats CEO Jimmy Iovine Tried to Sell Music Subscriptions to Steve Jobs" iPhoneinCanada 1/11
  • "Beats CEO spent years trying to convince Steve Jobs to do a music service" iDownload Blog 1/11
  • "Beats' Iovine: I talked to Steve Jobs about music subscriptions/The famed record company giant says that he tried to sell Jobs on launching a music-subscription business for three years to no avail." CNET News 1/11
  • "Jimmy Iovine discusses his attempts to sway Steve Jobs on a subscription music service" Edible Apple 1/11
  • "How Computer Scientists Are Trying To Stop Smartphones And Tablets From Breaking The Internet" BGR 1/11
  • "Japan's NTT DoCoMo wants iPhone access as Apple partners gain subscribers" AppleInsider 1/11
  • "Japan's NTT DoCoMo says it's open to carrying Apple's iPhone" The Next Web 1/11
  • "Amid Customer Loss, Japan's DoCoMo Carrier Opens Door to iPhone" The Mac Observer 1/11
  • "NTT DoCoMo changes its tune, now open to carrying iPhone" TUAW 1/11
  • "Apple adds subscription TV and movie service Watchever to Apple TV in Germany" The Next Web 1/11
  • "Best of CES iOS device accessories [Gallery] 9 to 5 Mac 1/11
  • "CES 2013: iLuv booth tour" TUAW 1/11
  • "Nostalgia Tech 4: 20 Vintage Apple ads" ZDNet 1/11
  • "Chinese Apple online store publishes New Year Gift Guide" MacNN 1/11
Non-Apple News
  • "CES Photo Gallery -Mimobots, Wooden Cases, Action Gear, More" The Mac Observer 1/11
  • "Java allows 'open hunting season' for hackers, experts find" ZDNet 1/11
  • "Teaching women to code" VentureBeat [Free Registration Required] 1/11
  • "ST-Ericsson uncloaks 2.5GHz Jekyll & Hyde smartphone chip: First out of the gate with FD-SOI and power-saving eQuad tech" The Register 1/11
  • "Quantum Dots Get Commercial Debut in More Colorful Sony TVs: Technology from QD Vision replaces the conventional backlight in LCDs, allowing for purer colors." Technology Review 1/11
  • "E Ink's future foretold at CES: Next-gen will be high-res, support color" PCWorld 1/11
  • "Yahoo Adds Flickr Creative Commons Images to Search" PC Magazine 1/11
  • "Firefox getting built-in HTML5-based PDF viewer to improve security: The new PDF viewer in Firefox 19 will be more secure than third-party plug-ins, Mozilla says" IDG News Service 1/11
  • "ViewSonic Smart Display Puts Android On Your Wall" InformationWeek 1/11
  • "Ray Kurzweil lifts lid on Google AI project" ZDNet 1/11
  • "Google Chrome, Now With Cinema-Style 3-D Effects" Webmonkey 1/11
  • "Google revs up Chrome, crushes bugs: Patches 24 vulnerabilities in first upgrade in nine weeks" Computerworld 1/11
  • "Skype founder browses globe for next tech earner" Reuters 1/11
  • "Infosys 3Q profit tops view; raises outlook" MarketWatch 1/11
  • "After Just Two Years, Nearly Half of Verizon's Data Traffic Is on LTE" AllThingsD 1/11
  • "RIM Turns to Carriers to Help Avoid a Repeat of Palm" Bloomberg 1/11
  • "Get ready for pricey 'Ultra HD' TVs" CNNMoney 1/11
  • "SAP Challenges Oracle by Boosting Flagship Software Speed" Bloomberg 1/11
  • "Tablets rule: Every shape, size, and OS emerges at CES" PCWorld 1/11
  • "iPhones, tablets... Pah: By 2020, we'll froth over hot new SOFTWEAR/Cyborg me up - I'm ready and waiting for it, says El Reg's Trevor" The Register 1/11
  • "This Touch-Sensitive Hologram Makes Your Touchscreen Phone Look Old" Business Insider 1/11
Publications/Podcasts
  • "From New Media Expo in Las Vegas, Courtney Seiter Profiles RavenInternet Marketing Tools" MacVoicesTV 7:16 AM
  • "The TouchArcade Show - 86 - Crazy Volume Edition" Touch Arcade 1/11
  • "Special guest Dan Frommer joins John Gruber to discuss CES 2013, the disparity in display size between the iPhone and all of its competitors, and Dan's new endeavor, City Notes." The Talk Show 1/11
  • "Gene Steinberg meets author Kier Thomas, Macworld's Dan Frakes, and Bob 'Dr. Mac' LeVitus, this week on The Tech Night Owl LIVE!" The Tech Night Owl LIVE 1/11
  • "From New Media Expo – TravelVegas Helps You Get More Out of Sin City" MacVoicesTV 1/11
  • "The AnandTech Podcast: Episode 14" AnandTech 1/11
Hardware/Software
  • "Rumor: Fifth-gen iPad, second-gen iPad mini to debut in March" AppleInsider 1/11
  • "iPad Mini 2 To Launch Alongside Thinner, Lighter iPad 5 This March [Rumor] Cult of Mac 1/11
  • "Apple testing Retina panels for iPad mini 2 - report: China Times says Apple has received samples of OGS Retina-class displays from Foxconn subsidiary SCST" Macworld UK 1/11
  • "Rumor: iPad Mini 2 And iPad 5 Will Launch In March 2013" AppleBitch 1/11
  • "Apple to Launch 3G iPad Mini in China in Late January" BrightWire 1/11
  • "Final iOS 6.1 beta being prepped for developers - report" AppleInsider 1/11
  • "iOS 6.1 Golden Master Testing, Dev Release Coming Soon" Tapscape 1/11
  • "iOS 6.1 GM / Final Beta Being Readied For Developers, Could Release Next Week" Redmond Pie 1/11
  • "Apple awarded more than a thousand patents in 2012" TUAW 1/11
  • "Imitation Apple: Hardware knockoffs through the years" [Slideshow] Macworld 1/11
AppleCare/Helps
Price Trackers/Deals
  • "Fish Heroes For iPhone and iPad Is Temporarily Available For Free (Normally $0.99)" Apple Sliced 10:49 AM
  • "Chicken Revolution For iPhone and iPad Is Free Right Now (Previously $0.99)" Apple Sliced 10:49 AM
  • "ZomNomNom For iPhone and iPad Is Free Today (Was $0.99)" Apple Sliced 10:48 AM
  • "Refurbished Mac Pro: Save Hundreds on an Apple Tower" FairerPlatform 7:13 AM
  • "HDR Fusion For iPhone Is Temporarily Available For Free (Normally $1.99)" Apple Sliced 1/11
  • "TeuxDeux For iPhone Is Free Right Now (Previously $2.99)" Apple Sliced 1/11
  • "Crumble Zone For iPhone and iPad Is Free Today (Was $0.99)" Apple Sliced 1/11
  • "15" MacBook Pro Prices & Sales" MacPrices 1/11
  • "13" MacBook Pro Prices & Sales" MacPrices 1/11
  • "MacBook Air Prices & Sales" MacPrices 1/11
  • "Apple MacBook Pro Buyer's Guide -15 Inch Models -Prices From $950 to $3,049 -Best Prices, Reviews & Information" MacReviewZone 1/11
  • "Apple MacBook Pro Buyer's Guide -13 Inch Models -$739 To $2,199 -Best Prices, Reviews & Information" MacReviewZone 1/11
  • "Apple MacBook Air Buyer's Guide -Prices $700 To $1,599 -Prices, Reviews And Information" MacReviewZone 1/11
  • "iPad mini Buyer's Guide -Best iPad Prices Reviews & Information" MacReviewZone 1/11
  • "The Cheapest Place to Buy an iPhone 5 is Walmart: $127!" OS X Daily 1/11
  • "PadGadget Daily App Deal – 17 iPad Apps on Sale" PadGadget 1/11

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Reviews/How-To/Tutorials/Tips
Reviews
  • "Lab Tested: New 27-inch iMac speed results" Macworld 11:54 AM
  • "The Week in iPad Cases: Ah, l'amour" Macworld 12:24 PM
  • "In A Sea Of iPad Cases, Lazy-Hands Stands Out With Little More Than Velcro, Cloth, and Ingenuity" TechCrunch 1/11
  • "Hands On With New OtterBox Armor Series for iPhone" everythingiCafe 1/11
iPad/iPhone/iPod touch Apps
  • "Best iPhone invoicing app for freelancers" iMore 5:17 PM
  • "Let's stay in touch: 5 apps for actually keeping up with contacts" GigaOM 4:56 PM
  • "This Week's Must-Have iOS Games: Joe Danger, Little Amazon, Wake The Cat & More [Roundup] Cult of Mac 9:51 AM
  • "Tie a Proper Knot with Animated Knots by Grog HD — iPad App Review" PadGadget 1/11
  • "Getting Around With Google Maps Navigation: I like the navigation system, but lately the Google software has been shoddy." PC Magazine 1/11
  • "Sundance Film Festival 2013 App for iPhone and iPad" eXtensions 1/11
  • "Clueful For iOS Identifies Per-App Privacy Risks To Protect Your Data" AddictiveTips 1/11
  • "Popular DLNA & Streaming App Skifta Comes To The iPhone & iPad" AddictiveTips 1/11
  • "AutoStitch Panorama for iPad Review" 148Apps 1/11
  • "'Time Surfer' Review - Kumobius's Endless Glider is a Blast from the Past" Touch Arcade 1/11
  • "'Mutant Mudds' Review - A Challenging, Inventive, and Satisfying Platformer" Touch Arcade 1/11
  • "Rails Review: Rails is a logic and timing game that will really make players think." 148Apps 1/11
How-To/Tutorial
Tips
  • "Get a New IP Address on iPhone or iPad by Renewing DHCP Lease" OS X Daily 1/11
  • "Make It Easier To Get A Lost iPhone or iPad Back Using Just Your Lock Screen [iOS Tips] Cult of Mac 1/11
Analysis/Commentary/Editorial/Opinion
  • "Apple's market share might be too high, not too low" Forbes 8:26 PM
  • "Apple Does 1 Thing Other Companies Don't Do" Forbes 5:38 PM
  • "Apple Has, Sadly, Banned Newsgames On The iPhone" Forbes 5:18 PM
  • "The Macalope Weekly: Jaded" Macworld 10:15 AM
  • "How Apple Has Transformed Digital Nomad Living" Cult of Mac 7:10 AM
"Cheap" iPhone Rumors
  • "Huawei Blames 'Lack of Innovation' on Loss of Steve Jobs" Tom's Hardware 1/11
  • "Apple Will Never Make A 'Cheap' iPhone" Forbes 1/11
  • "Here's What Apple REALLY Said About A Cheap iPhone (We Think)" Business Insider 1/11
  • "Reuters clarifies budget iPhone story: Apple won't blindly pursue marketshare" iDownload Blog 1/11
  • "'A cheaper iPhone? Not for us,' says Apple's marketing chief as he rubbishes low-end rumours" ZDNet 1/11
  • "Mystery: Did Apple Exec Phil Schiller Really Shoot Down A Cheap iPhone?" Business Insider 1/11
  • "Why Did Reuters Pull its iPhone Mini Report?" Mashable 1/11
  • "Reuters Withdraws Schiller 'Cheaper iPhone' Rebuttal Following Changes to Source" Mac|Life 1/11
  • "Less Expensive iPhone Rumors Continue To Be Cloudy" AppleBitch 1/11
  • "Is Apple Coming Out With a Cheaper iPhone? The Answer Is Unclear" Mashable 1/11
  • "Cheap iPhone: When Does No Not Mean No?" Tapscape 1/11
  • "Cheap iPhone Good or Bad for Apple?" Zacks 1/11
  • "Cheap iPhone will 'never be the future of Apple'" Crave @ CNET 1/11
  • "Don't count out the cheap iPhone yet: Reuters rescinds Apple exec denial" VentureBeat 1/11
  • "Apple rubbishes rumours of iPhone for the masses" The Register 1/11
  • "Apple Not Focused On Developing Cheaper iPhone, Says Marketing SVP Phil Schiller" TechCrunch 1/11
  • "As Reuters Pulls 'iPhone mini' Story, But No One Seems Sure Why" Reuters 1/11
  • "Reuters withdraws story on Phil Schiller's reported denial of 'cheap' iPhone" The Verge 1/11
Apple Op/Ed
  • "CES 2013: How to Avoid Getting Sued by Apple? Have Good Lawyers, Source Says" DailyTech 1/11
  • "Will Apple Copy Xerox's Generosity?" WSJ Blogs 1/11
  • "Selling Windows Phone: Microsoft's Ben Rudolph on why iPhone and Android users will love and buy his device" VentureBeat 1/11
  • "Working as an Apple Genius Is Good Training For Future -Like Parenting Toddlers" The Mac Observer 1/11
  • "Android's next big challenge to the iPhone: The new breed of Android devices exceed the iPhone 5 in every category - hardware, operating system, and apps." CNET News 1/11
  • "So, what is Apple's next big thing going to be?" ZDNet 1/11
  • "iPhone 6 rumor rollup for week ending Jan. 11: Smaller, cheaper; bigger, cheaper; bigger, more expensive" Network World 1/11
  • "Apple: One Analyst's Post-CES Wish List For Future Products" Forbes 1/11
  • "Is Apple Releasing Products Too Fast?" TheStreet 1/11
  • "Why Apple's iOS will win the platform war over Google's Android" MacDailyNews 1/11
  • "Can Apple ever be doomed again?"  Macworld 1/11
  • "Office for iOS may be coming (yawn)" AppleTell 1/11
  • "How many iTVs would Apple sell?" Fortune 1/11
  • "Apple Gets Robbed Again In Las Vegas"  Forbes 1/11
  • "The less expensive iPhone" iMore 1/11
  • "A Story About Steve Jobs, Steel Balls and Gorilla Glass (You, with the Cracked Phone: Read This)" Techland 1/11
  • "The Flipside: Embracing Closed Gardens Like The Apple App Store Shows Just How Un-Free You Want To Be" Techdirt 1/11
  • "Apple's Marketing Nazi: 'No Cheap Apple Products For You!" PixoBebo 1/11
  • "Is Apple A Hardware Or A Software Company? Or, A Struggling Web Services Company?" Mac 360 1/11
Non-Apple
  • "The Boy Who Cried Facebook Phone" TechCrunch 5:40 PM
  • "What does Twitter have to do with Sherlock Holmes?" GigaOM 4:44 PM
  • "Government warns of new Windows computer virus, as always Mac users unaffected" Beatweek Magazine 5:29 PM
  • "Has the Wii U had a good reception?" Tapscape 1/11
  • "CEA on 'Booth Babes': The Name Is the Problem" Mashable 1/11
  • "10 Pros and Cons of Gmail's New Compose Feature" Mashable 1/11
  • "The Decision: Why I picked the Samsung S3 over iPhone and Windows" GeekWire 1/11
  • "Nvidia's Project Shield Can Succeed Even If It Fails" Techland 1/11
  • "Review: Lenovo IdeaPad Yoga 13 Windows 8 convertible Ultrabook" The Register 1/11
  • "How to nominate someone for Internet Hall of Fame: Who will join Cerf, Berners-Lee and Torvalds in online-only Hall of Fame?" Network World 1/11
  • "Would You Pay $100 to Message Mark Zuckerberg?" PC Magazine 1/11
  • "Top Patent Recipients in 2012: IBM and Samsung" PC Magazine 1/11
  • "Why cloud computing ROI tools are worthless" InfoWorld 1/11
  • "How to get a new PC without Windows 8" InfoWorld 1/11
  • "OLED and 4K at CES 2013: The fantasy and the reality (video)" PCWorld 1/11
  • "CES 2013: Land of the Dongle, Year of the Little Guy" Wired 1/11
  • "CES 2013 round-up: Paper tablets, eight-core chips and Ballmer surprises" V3 1/11
  • "In Pictures: Gadgets Galore at the Consumer Electronics Show" [Slideshow] Techland 1/11
  • "CES 2013: Amazing spectacles and awkward moments" PCWorld 1/11
  • "The worst of CES 2013" [Slideshow] PCWorld 1/11
  • "CES 2013: The technology you'll actually want/In a sea of retread and me-too products, here are the 5 technologies that stand out" [Slideshow] InfoWorld 1/11
  • "CES: When The Going Gets Weird, The Weird Turn Pro" Forbes 1/11
  • "Five intellectual property trends to watch in 2013" EE Times 1/11
  • "Android Smartphone Developments At CES 2013" BYTE 1/11
  • "Java Under Attack Again, Disable Now: Java zero-day vulnerability is under attack by at least four active campaigns. Oracle has yet to respond. Here's what to do." InformationWeek 1/11
  • "Clouds Come Up Against Open Source Ethics" TheStreet 1/11
  • "NVIDIA's Mobile Future Isn't as Rosy as You Might Think" The Motley Fool 1/11
  • "The Best Laptops of CES 2013: What Laptops?" Gizmodo 1/11
  • "Introducing The Chinese Grey Market Android Tablets" Tech.pinions 1/11
  • "Sorry Microsoft, I am breaking up with the Surface" ZDNet 1/11
  • "Living with the Samsung GALAXY Note II: How users are faring a few months after launch" TechRadar UK 1/11
  • "How Modern Combat beat Call of Duty on mobile" Red Bull UK 1/11
Humor/Cartoons
  • "How To Create a Winning Meme" Mashable 5:54 PM
Press Releases/Products/Public Relations
  • "TechBits: TextGrabber lets you convert scanned documents to text and translate" Washington Post [Free Registration Required] 9:29 PM
  • "Mobi-Lens smartphone / tablet camera attachment hands-on" Engadget 9:11 PM
  • "Get your film fix with the official Oscars app" TUAW 6:38 PM
  • "Delta introduces revamped Fly Delta app for iPad with iOS 6 Passbook integration" Engadget 5:26 PM
  • "Sculpteo Makes it Easy to Create Your Own 3D iPhone Case" Yahoo! News 7:38 AM
  • "iPotty for iPad for your Toddler" DeviceMAG 7:20 AM
  • "1Password 4 for iPhone and iPad updated with improved sync, security, search, and more" iMore 7:11 AM
  • "Astro Turns Any iPad or iPhone Into a Feature Filled POS System" LAPTOP Magazine 1/11
  • "OtterBox announces waterproof case, battery case, and their first app for iPhone" iMore 1/11
  • "This is What it Must Feel Like to Be on LSD: Luvvit's New Mini iPad Keyboard [CES 2013] Cult of Mac 1/11
  • "NewsWhip Ranks Over 100,000 Web Articles By Popularity on Social Networks" 148Apps 1/11
  • "Tractive uses GPS to track your pets" TUAW 1/11
  • "Want To Beat The Crap Out Of Your iPhone? This Guy's Got You Covered" TechCrunch 1/11
  • "NewsWhip Launches iOS Flipboard-Style News App Which Scans Facebook And Twitter" TechCrunch 1/11
  • "Speck CandyShell and CandyShell Grip for iPad mini - CES 2013" Insanely Great Mac 1/11
  • "Delta Launches New Fly Delta App for iPad" PadGadget 1/11
  • "iGear's iPad Custom Case Offers Excellent Branding Opportunity for Business" PRWeb 1/11
  • "LUVVITT® Releases Hot New Products for the iPad, iPad Mini and iPhone 5 for the New Year" PRWeb 1/11
  • "Down the Line and Beyond Foundation Launches Tennis Junior Aces Magazine for iPad®" PRWeb 1/11
  • "232 years in the making, Ordnance Survey launches its first maps app for iOS" BetaNews 1/11
  • "Share The Soundtrack Of Your Life In A Faster, More Beautiful Way With SoundTracking 3.0" App Advice 1/11
  • "ROCCAT's Power-Grid Snaps the Switchblade" AnandTech 1/11
  • "iHome Bluetooth Speakers and Docks Are Geek Treats" Mashable 1/11
  • "Disney's new augmented reality toys are promising, but frustrating" The Verge 1/11
  • "Easily Tranfer Files Between Your Mac and iDevice With This Thumb Drive [CES 2013] Cult of Mac 1/11
  • "Yet another iOS games controller goes PICK ME! PICK ME!" Revert to Saved 1/11
  • "12X Telescope with Hard Case for iPad Mini" USBfever 1/11
  • "Tap Frame Makes Photo Collages Simple and Memorable" prMac 1/11
  • "Sprightly FreeCell - A New Solitaire Game for iPad" prMac 1/11
  • "New Exciting Hidden Objects Game For iPad" prMac 1/11
  • "Applaud Releases Pass the Sphero" prMac 1/11
  • "See any Tattoo on yourself with TattooFX on iOS and Android" prMac 1/11
  • "Super Magic Card Trick for iPad and iPhone - Free" prMac 1/11
  • "Appsoria Inc.'s New iPhone / iPad App - Cap Now Pro Entertains The World" prMac 1/11
  • "Amazing Scales Challenge for iPad" prMac 1/11
  • "Small Canadian studio innovating educational games on the App Store" prMac 1/11
  • "Pong Galaxy puts Out-of-this-World Spin on Retro Classic Pong Game" prMac 1/11
  • "Hot New Princess Dressup Game For Girls For iPhone/iPad" prMac 1/11
  • "Conceptis Nurikabe: Addictive Island-Forming Puzzles for iPad and iPhone" prMac 1/11
  • "Assistance 2.5 for iOS - The Interactive First Aid App" prMac 1/11
Computer Industry
  • "HP sued for allegedly stiffing workers on overtime pay" BGR News 7:08 AM
  • "Hewlett-Packard creates Converged Cloud unit, gets serious about the internet" Engadget 7:01 AM
  • "HP's Meg Whitman made $15.4 million in fiscal 2012" Reuters 4:47 PM
  • "Meg Whitman's possible HP pay: $15M" USA Today 9:19 PM
  • "THE HP ROLLER COASTER: 5 big mistakes, 5 lucky breaks in a disastrous decade" Financial Post 7:42 AM
  • "Windows 8 Fails To Boost Holiday PC Sales" redOrbit 11:07 AM
  • "Samsung postpones Windows RT tablet plans" TG Daily 7:13 AM
  • "Microsoft may have exited gadget show prematurely: Microsoft may have relinquished its starring role in America's gaudiest gadget show a year too early..." Tech2.com 7:20 AM
  • "11 Indian startups strut their stuff on Demo Day at Microsoft's acclerator in Bangalore" The Next Web 7:50 AM
  • "Microsoft to Launch Office 2013 on January 29 – Rumor" Softpedia 7:50 AM
  • "Microsoft Could Change The World With Windows 8" Forbes 7:51 AM
  • "Intel to End Socketed CPUs in 2016, Only BGA Starting with Skymont" Softpedia 7:46 AM
  • "Intel bares plans to power more mobile devices" GMA News 7:49 AM
  • "Dell's CES 2013 Includes Updated Inspiron Laptops and Latitude Tablets, Focus on Price" HotHardware 9:18 PM
  • "Oracle Corp to fix Java security flaw 'shortly'" Reuters 4:47 PM
  • "Cisco Hit with Trademark Suit over Catchy Slogan" NewsFactor 5:17 PM
  • "East Carolina University Sues Cisco over Infringement of its Marketing Slogan" iTech Post 7:43 AM
  • "Huawei preps octa-core ARM chip" TG Daily 8:11 AM
Finances (Click heading for current Apple Stock price.)
Apple News
  • "If You Sell Apple Now, You'll Regret It" DailyFinance 11:05 AM
  • "Apple: CLSA Trims Target to $680; Why iPhone May Be Losing Share in Some Markets" Barron's 1/11
  • "Apple is Really Four Fortune 500 Companies Rolled Into One" Money Morning 1/11
  • "Low Expectations And Future Catalysts Make Apple A Buy" Seeking Alpha 1/11
  • "Is Apple Ready to Join the Party?" Forbes 1/11
  • "APPL: Hi & Lo End Product?" Forbes 1/11
  • "Nokia beats Apple by more than 150%" MarketWatch 1/11
Industry News
  • "Tech Stocks: Weak PC sales lead muted day for techs/J.P. Morgan names Facebook a 'top pick'; Splunk jumps" MarketWatch 1/11
  • "Huge stock fund flows have Wall Street abuzz: U.S. stocks post weekly gains; Dow, Nasdaq rise on Friday" MarketWatch 1/11
  • "U.S. Stocks Little Changed on China as VIX Hits 5-Year L" Bloomberg 1/11
  • "S&P 500 Is Little Changed, Hovering Near 5-Year High" TheStreet 1/11
  • "Stocks rise for 2nd week in a row" CNNMoney 1/11
  • "Blue-Chip Stocks Inch Up" WSJ.com [Paid Membership Required] 1/11
  • "Stocks: Earnings season rolls on" CNNMoney 1/11
  • "Asia Markets: Asia stocks mostly lower, but Japan rallies" MarketWatch 1/11
  • "Europe Markets: Europe trades sideways with U.S., China in focus" MarketWatch 1/11
  • "Most active Nasdaq-traded stocks: Nasdaq's 10 most active stocks at the close of trading" Associated Press 1/11
  • "Final Glance: Computer companies/Computer companies shares mixed at the close of trading" Associated Press 1/11
  • "Information Technology Dividends Outpace All Others" New York Times [Free/Paid Registration Required] 1/11
  • "4 top Internet stock picks from J.P. Morgan: Facebook, eBay, Priceline and Pandora favored in 2013, broker says" [Slideshow] MarketWatch 1/11

 
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