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MacSurfer's Archive: Sunday, January 13, 2013
 

 

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Wednesday Highlights: Micah Singleton at Daily Dot asks what the next big thing is given the latest iPad isn't it despite being best tablet on market; Apple Pay debuted on Tuesday and CNN cautions users to check bank accounts as some customers seeing double charges; PC Magazine looks at Apple Pay and the promise of cashless society, but warns it won't be secure and safe; Apple SVP, Eddy Cue, proven right that Apple has "lot of work to do" regarding Apple Pay; Apple said to launch rewards program for Apple Pay this holiday season; Tim Cook spending face-time with vice premiere of China over iCloud phishing attack; Quartz probes why the Mac sales record for Q4 2014 occurred, while Peter Cohen asks if momentum can be sustained; Apple opens service allowing companies to self-list on Apple Maps; Macworld reviews Photoshop Elements 13; Yosemite's Instant Hotspot feature reviewed at AppleInsider; iOS 8.1 has been jailbroken by the Pangu team in China, reports in our Hardware/Software section; Engadget review says new iMac Retina screen is worth the price of entry; Bare Feats shootout between 5K iMac and Quad-core Macs; iPad Air 2 reviews from John Gruber, New York Times, CNET, others in our Reviews section; Ars Technica reviews iOS 8.1.

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Apple/Macintosh
  • "Apple Cuts Orders for iPhone Parts as Demand Slips" WSJ.com [Paid Membership Required] 9:46 PM
  • "Apple cuts iPhone 5 screen orders in half due to 'weak demand', says WSJ" 9 to 5 Mac 9:47 PM
  • "Apple Will Revolutionize TV And Here's How" Seeking Alpha 7:04 AM
  • "Apple's Newest Hire Indicates An Impending Dividend Or Share Repurchase Increase" Seeking Alpha 7:05 AM
  • "Apple's (AAPL) Low-End iPhone Is Back on the Table" Wall Street Pit 7:14 AM
  • "The Right-Hand Man Of Steve Jobs Has Broken His Silence" Business Insider 7:28 AM
  • "Apple's China Factor" iMore 12:52 PM
  • "Foxconn Begins Bribery Investigation" New York Times [Free/Paid Registration Required] 12:53 PM
  • "Workplace dispute roils Foxconn supplier in China: The contract manufacturer, which makes iPhones and other consumer electronics, acknowledges a 'workplace issue' at a factory run by a supplier that Reportedly makes iPhone connectors and other goods." CNET News 6:24 PM
  • "iPad Estimates Range from 16.8 Million to 32 Million" Forbes 12:06 PM
  • "Just months after being ejected from Microsoft, former Windows Head Steven Sinofsky is already Tweeting from iPhone" 9 to 5 Mac 7:15 PM
  • "iPhone 5 users are Europe's biggest data consumers" Reuters 9:42 PM
  • "Samsung vehemently opposes Apple's request for a rehearing of U.S. appeals court's Nexus ruling"  Foss Patents 1/12
  • "Apple won't blindly pursue market share, Chinese paper Reports" Reuters 1/12
  • "Will a Cheaper iPhone See the Light of Day?" NewsFactor 1/12
  • "What Would It Take for China to Become Apple's Biggest Market?" The Motley Fool 1/12
  • "Apple Still Has the Upper Hand in Phone, Tablet War" Barron's [Paid subscription required] 1/12
  • "How many Macs did Apple sell last quarter?" Fortune 1/12
  • "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 1/12
OS X
News
  • "Oracle Releases Java 7 Update 11 in Response to Vulnerability" The Mac Observer 7:17 PM
  • "Apple Takes Action To Block Java Security Flaw On Macs" AppleBitch 1/12
  • "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
  • "Editing with the New iMacs" ["OK. I'm impressed!"] Larry's Blog 7:04 PM
  • "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
  • "'Open In' Is Not The Solution" MacStories 7:49 PM
  • "Safari is released to the world" Don Melton 1/11
Press Releases
  • "Capture And Convert Webpages Into Images And PDF Files With W3Capture [Freebie] Cult of Mac 5:42 PM
  • "Fun Game: The Weight of the New 13th Astrological Sign Rests On Your Shoulders – Can You Bear It?" Cult of Mac 7:19 AM
  • "GraphicConverter 8.5.1 Brings HCP Import, Tweaks, Bug Fixes" FairerPlatform 1/12
  • "Pro Version of Popular Logo Game Hits Apple App Store" prMac 1/12
  • "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
  • "Car smashes into Lincoln Park Apple Store, no one seriously injured" The Verge 7:42 PM
  • "How One Vegas Casino Uses iPads To Loosen Up Gamblers" Cult of Mac 1/12
  • "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
  • "TUAW Talkcast: CES aftershow" TUAW 9:44 PM
  • "New Media Expo – Dre Armeda of Sucuri Covers Their Their Repairand Prevent Services for Hacked Web Sites" MacVoicesTV 5:48 PM
  • "From New Media Expo – Rob Dock of Spredfast on Their EnterpriseSocial Media Services" MacVoicesTV 10:48 AM
  • "From New Media Expo in Las Vegas, Courtney Seiter Profiles RavenInternet Marketing Tools" MacVoicesTV 1/12
  • "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
  • "Analyst Adds to Rumored March Release Date for New iPad, iPad Mini" PC Magazine 7:32 AM
  • "Apple's 27-inch iMac faces production issues" IBN Live 7:32 AM
  • "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 1/12
  • "Chicken Revolution For iPhone and iPad Is Free Right Now (Previously $0.99)" Apple Sliced 1/12
  • "ZomNomNom For iPhone and iPad Is Free Today (Was $0.99)" Apple Sliced 1/12
  • "Refurbished Mac Pro: Save Hundreds on an Apple Tower" FairerPlatform 1/12
  • "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 1/12
  • "The Week in iPad Cases: Ah, l'amour" Macworld 1/12
  • "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 of Manet is a creative iOS tribute to the master" TUAW 10:06 AM
  • "This Week's Must-Have iOS Apps: PodDJ, Swipe, 1 Second Everyday & More" Cult of Mac 8:30 AM
  • "TechBits: TextGrabber lets you convert scanned documents to text and translate" Washington Post [Free Registration Required] 7:15 AM
  • "Swipe: An app for Easy Addition of Lettering to a Photograph" eXtensions 7:05 AM
  • "Best iPhone invoicing app for freelancers" iMore 1/12
  • "Let's stay in touch: 5 apps for actually keeping up with contacts" GigaOM 1/12
  • "This Week's Must-Have iOS Games: Joe Danger, Little Amazon, Wake The Cat & More [Roundup] Cult of Mac 1/12
  • "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
  • "CES LIVE: Apple was alive and well at CES 2013" SlashGear 9:54 PM
  • "How a Cup Made Me Appreciate the iPad mini" SchwarzTech 5:59 PM
  • "Apple is done, say teens: Future adults allegedly believe, according to research, that Apple isn't cool any more. They're more impressed by Samsung's Galaxy and Microsoft's Surface." CNET News 12:08 PM
  • "The Mythical Budget iPhone Mini Would Cost $2,000" Forbes 11:33 AM
  • "How the iPhone 5 prompted my divorce from AT&T and new life with Verizon" Beatweek Magazine 7:33 AM
  • "Apple's market share might be too high, not too low" Forbes 1/12
  • "Apple Does 1 Thing Other Companies Don't Do" Forbes 1/12
  • "Apple Has, Sadly, Banned Newsgames On The iPhone" Forbes 1/12
  • "The Macalope Weekly: Jaded" Macworld 1/12
  • "How Apple Has Transformed Digital Nomad Living" Cult of Mac 1/12
"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 1/12
  • "What does Twitter have to do with Sherlock Holmes?" GigaOM 1/12
  • "Government warns of new Windows computer virus, as always Mac users unaffected" Beatweek Magazine 1/12
  • "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 1/12
Press Releases/Products/Public Relations
  • "Breathometer, Inc. to launch smartphone breathalyzer at South by Southwest" BeerPulse 9:15 AM
  • "TechBits: TextGrabber lets you convert scanned documents to text and translate" Washington Post [Free Registration Required] 1/12
  • "Mobi-Lens smartphone / tablet camera attachment hands-on" Engadget 1/12
  • "Get your film fix with the official Oscars app" TUAW 1/12
  • "Delta introduces revamped Fly Delta app for iPad with iOS 6 Passbook integration" Engadget 1/12
  • "Sculpteo Makes it Easy to Create Your Own 3D iPhone Case" Yahoo! News 1/12
  • "iPotty for iPad for your Toddler" DeviceMAG 1/12
  • "1Password 4 for iPhone and iPad updated with improved sync, security, search, and more" iMore 1/12
  • "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
  • "Microsoft's partners fly the Windows 8 flag, but the future is Surface: How long can the old guard shoulder the weight?" The Verge 7:47 AM
  • "Microsoft launches open source VM image 'Depot' for Windows Azure: Microsoft Open Technologies wants more open-source apps running on the Windows cloud" ITworld 7:46 AM
  • "Australia Post snares Microsoft's jolly good Fellows" iTWire 7:46 AM
  • "CES postscript: The touch laptop, like it or not/Touch is coming in a big way to Windows 8 laptops. And if Intel has its druthers, pretty much everything coming down the pike will be touch-capable." CNET 7:42 AM
  • "Dell XPS 12 Convertible Ultrabook" ThinkDigit 7:36 AM
  • "Intel shows off its reference ultrabook" CRN 9:53 PM
  • "Intel: Highlighting The Biggest Growth Opportunity" Seeking Alpha 2:03 PM
  • "AMD launches E1-1500, E2-2000 Brazos 2.0 processors" Liliputing 11:21 AM
  • "AMD's 2014 Kabini successor is Beema" Fudzilla 7:40 AM
  • "Buy Cisco Now To Enjoy Healthy Gains In 2013" Seeking Alpha 7:40 AM
  • "Oracle patches widespread Java zero-day bug in just three (days, that is): Bug helped hackers install silent keyloggers, other malicious software on sites." Ars Technica 7:52 PM
  • "Oracle updates Java, security expert says it still has bugs" Reuters 7:13 PM
  • "Oracle releases software update to fix Java vulnerability: Emergency software update repairs vulnerability that could allow remote attackers to execute arbitrary code." CNET News 6:24 PM
  • "Acer loses world's No. 3 notebook-maker spot in Q4" Focus Taiwan 11:20 AM
Finances (Click heading for current Apple Stock price.)
Apple News
  • "If You Sell Apple Now, You'll Regret It" DailyFinance 1/12
  • "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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