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Friday Highlights: Late Thursday, Apple took new tack against Qualcomm seeking invalidation of four patents; fresh ruling from US Supreme Court backs Apple's iPhone privacy stance requiring warrants to access cellphone data—reports in our Apple/Macintosh section; Dan Moren expresses frustration over slow Mac updates, delcaring "long product cycles are ... now normal for the Mac"; Ben Lovejoy thinks he has a solution to the MacBook Pro dilemma that would keep all parties happy; ZDNet takes FileMaker 17 for a spin; Simon Royal argues life's "too short to argue over operating systems" says end result is that you're happy with your choice; Gregg Keizer delves into new privacy features in Mojave; Japan now seeing Apple mapping vehicles on the roads; man in Toronto, CA sues Apple over Apple Watch scratches; The Drum interviews Susan Bennett, Siri's original voice; interesting interview with Andy Hertzfeld; BGR claims exclusive first look at 6.1" LCD iPhone; commentary from Channel NewsAsia poses question whether "Xiaomi is twice as good as Apple".

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Apple Q1 Results
  • "Apple Reports Record Results" ["The Company posted record quarterly revenue of $54.5 billion and record quarterly net profit of $13.1 billion, or $13.81 per diluted share. These results compare to revenue of $46.3 billion and net profit of $13.1 billion, or $13.87 per diluted share, in the 14-week year-ago quarter. Gross margin was 38.6 percent compared to 44.7 percent in the year-ago quarter. International sales accounted for 61 percent of the quarter's revenue."]  Apple 3:43 PM
  • "Apple Reports Record Results: 47.8 Million iPhones Sold; 22.9 Million iPads Sold" Business Wire 3:36 PM
  • "Apple's monster Q1 earnings still fall short on Wall Street: As expected, Apple's holiday quarter comes up big in iPhone and iPad sales. But the company missed Wall Street's expectations." CNET News 4:00 PM
  • "Apple Q1: By the numbers/Now it's up to investors to decide what a much-anticipated quarterly sales and earnings status report augurs for Apple." CNET News 4:00 PM
  • "Apple sells 47.8M iPhones in Q1: The iPhone 5 exploded out of the gate with the company's usual frenzy, but can sales hold up?" CNET News 4:00 PM
  • "Apple sells 48 million iPhones, but profit squeezed" CNNMoney 4:03 PM
  • "Apple's 1Q Profits Stall as Revenues Trail Views" FOXBusiness 4:13 PM
  • "Apple Q1 2013 by the numbers: $54.5B revenue, $13.81 EPS" BetaNews 4:03 PM
  • "Apple's multi-year profit-building streak hits air pocket as holiday earnings go flat" Associated Press 4:04 PM
  • "Apple's Earnings Disappoint" [Paid Membership Required] 4:04 PM
  • "Apple revenue misses, iPhone disappoints" Reuters 3:40 PM
  • "Apple reports flat earnings despite revenue gain" MarketWatch 3:41 PM
  • "Apple Misses On iPhone Sales Expectations, 47.8 Million Sold Last Quarter" Business Insider 3:41 PM
  • "Apple Earnings: Good, Not Great" AllThingsD 3:51 PM
  • "Apple's Holiday Sales Miss Predictions" Bloomberg 3:51 PM
  • "Apple's quarterly earnings" The Verge 3:38 PM
  • "Apple's Q1 International Sales: China Up By 67% To $6.8B, Europe Up 11%" TechCrunch 3:53 PM
  • "Apple's Mixed Q1 2013: Revenue Up 17.7% to $54.5B, $13.1 Billion In Profit, Earnings Of $13.81/Share" TechCrunch 3:43 PM
  • "Apple Sells 4.1M Macs In Q1 2013, Down 21% Year Over Year And 16% From Previous Quarter" TechCrunch 3:43 PM
  • "Apple Retail Stores Do $6.4B Worth Of Sales In Q1 2013, Up From $6.12B Last Holiday Quarter" TechCrunch 3:43 PM
  • "Apple reports record $54.6B revenue, record $13.1B profit, and 75 million iOS devices sold in Q1 2013" VentureBeat 3:59 PM
  • "Apple posts record earnings as iPhone sales jump nearly 30% while iPad sales increase nearly 50%" Network World 3:55 PM
  • "Apple revenues miss expectations" BBC 4:03 PM
  • "Apple Now Has $137.1 Billion In Cash, More Than HP's Annual Revenue And Vietnam's GDP" TechCrunch 6:03 PM
  • "Apple burned by analysts' overheated expectations" Fortune 9:04 PM
  • "Will China Save Apple?" WSJ Blogs 9:17 PM
  • "Apple Shuts Down Reality-Distortion Field on Earnings Forecasts" Bloomberg 9:20 PM
Apple News
  • "Steve Jobs threatened patent suit to enforce no-hire policy: filing"  Reuters 7:52 AM
  • "The no-hire paper trail Steve Jobs and Eric Schmidt didn't want you to see"  The Verge 7:52 AM
  • "Steve Jobs threatened Palm with patents over no-poaching deal, says court filing" CNET News 8:10 AM
  • "Dead Steve Jobs' patent war threat to Palm over 'no-hire pact'" The Register 8:08 AM
  • "Steve Jobs tried to bully Palm into no-poaching deal: Steve Jobs threatened Palm with patent litigation if it didn't agree to stop hiring Apple employees, a court filing alleges." TG Daily 7:50 AM
  • "Siri Rising: The Inside Story Of Siri's Origins -- And Why She Could Overshadow The iPhone"  The Huffington Post 8:18 AM
  • "Apple earnings preview: Focus on the iPhone 5"  Macworld 8:26 AM
  • "The five questions Apple faces: Apple has come under pressure to show investors that the company can deliver future performance. Here are five questions facing the technology giant." Telegraph 8:15 AM
  • "Investors Rattled Ahead of Apple Earnings: Apple's stock has dipped beneath the $500 mark too often for comfort lately, resulting in a bit of panic among investors. The company that once could do no wrong is now under increasing scrutiny. With indications that iPhone sales may be lagging, it makes sense that Apple would be turning to the huge China market for customers. However, a bigger, cheaper iPhone just doesn't seem like Apple." MacNewsWorld 10:49 AM
  • "Apple may face 1st profit drop in decade as iPhone slows" Bloomberg News 8:07 AM
  • "Is Apple Relying Too Heavily on the IPhone?" [Video Report] Bloomberg 10:32 AM
  • "Sculley: Apple Needs to Adapt to Emerging Markets" [Video Report] Bloomberg 8:03 AM
  • "No U.S. import ban against Samsung for now: Apple's four-patent win to be reviewed" Foss Patents 5:59 PM
  • "What to do if OS X asks for passwords when managing files: After upgrading or making major changes to the system, you may find yourself burdened with authentication messages when managing files in OS X. What now?" MacFixIt 6:02 PM
  • "OS X's Contacts: No change in selection highlighting when in background" Betalogue 9:53 AM
  • "Review: ACDSee Pro 2 for Mac photo manager plays catch-up but isn't there yet" Macworld 8:28 AM
  • "Quick Tip: Use Your Mac as a Wi-Fi Hotspot and More" Mactuts+ 8:25 AM
  • "MacMost Now 817: Checking Grammar On Your Mac" MacMost 7:38 AM
  • "Mac Gems: KidsMotion lets kids create fun, animated presentations" Macworld 2:15 PM
  • "Instantly share screenshots on your Mac with Dropbox and Automator (how-to)" The Verge 1:30 PM
  • "Cloud Clip is a clipboard app with an (iCloud) twist" AppleDailyReport 8:14 AM
  • "Bored With What iPhoto Can't Do To Your Photos? Add 27 New Filters To Digital Photos With Analog" McSolo 7:36 AM
  • "Use Your Mac To Record, Edit, Mix, And Master Audio For Free Without Using Garageband" Mac 360 7:36 AM
  • "How Snail Mail Is Alive And Well On Your Mac (why you need labels and addresses)" BohemianBoomer 7:35 AM
  • "Get More Done On Your Mac By Filling Up The Screen With Countdown Timers" NoodleMac 7:35 AM
  • "Got Valuable Files That Need To Be Securely Shredded? You Need The Mac File Shredder App" Mac 360 7:35 AM
  • "Just What Mac Users Need: Yet Another Word Processor For Less (but more than free)" TeraTalks 7:35 AM
  • "Switcher to Mac tells what's wrong with Windows" ZDNet 9:31 AM
Press Releases
  • "Ripple Tools for Final Cut Pro X: Make a splash with Ripple Tools, available now for FCP X" noise industries 1:30 PM
  • "Professional Perspective Effects and Frames for Final Cut Pro X ProFrame Released Today" PRWeb 7:46 AM
General Interest/Potpourri
  • "Majority of iPad Owners Say It Is Their Preferred Device for Reading and Writing Email"  Business Wire 7:56 AM
  • "iPads hit the sweet spot as owners increasingly turn to Apple's tablet for managing email" The Next Web 8:24 AM
  • "Survey: Users love writing (yes, writing) emails on iPads/The survey has some surprises: Women do more email on iPads than men, and Apple Mail is not so beloved" InfoWorld 9:09 AM
  • "Survey: iPad Changing Owners' Relationship With Email" PC Magazine 12:10 PM
  • "iOS Is Highest Priority Among Mobile Developers [Report] Cult of Mac 8:18 AM
  • "Nearly half of iPhone users use YouTube's app, report says: Mobile data company Onavo says the video app is by far Google's most popular offering on iOS." CNET News 11:22 AM
  • "iPads replace newspapers in Boston Globe's school donation program"  paidContent 9:12 AM
  • "If not for Apple, Siri would have been preinstalled on every Droid" The Verge 7:52 AM
  • "Verizon planned to make Siri an Android exclusive before Apple purchase" AppleInsider 8:22 AM
  • "Apple Trailing China's Coolpad Shows Need for Cheap IPhone: Tech" Bloomberg 8:58 AM
  • "Kobo appoints former Apple Sales Director Jean-Marc Dupuis to boost its eReader business in Europe" The Next Web 7:57 AM
  • "The iPhone App That Helped Save Algerian Hostages in the Desert" The Atlantic Wire 11:16 AM
  • "Back To The Future: 15 Years Of Apple Web Design Seen Through A Time Machine [Feature] Cult of Mac 11:23 AM
  • "Orangutans monkey around with iPads at zoo: A program called Apps for Apes has swung its way into the Smithsonian's National Zoo in the U.S. capital." CNET News 12:10 PM
  • "Apple given green light for return to Indonesia with retail location and online store" Digital Trends 7:49 AM
  • "Apple Pulls 500px App From Store Over Nudity Concerns" PC Magazine 10:01 AM
  • "Apple pulls 500px app due to 'child porn' concerns" BBC 8:10 AM
  • "Apple pulls photo-sharing app over porn concerns" TG Daily 7:50 AM
  • "Apple Tease for Annual Chinese New Year 'Red Friday' One Day Deals" Forbes 8:05 AM
Non-Apple News
  • "Tech talk 'more confusing than a foreign language'" CNET News 2:19 PM
  • "3D printing heads toward mainstream" ZDNet 1:52 PM
  • "Verizon pops color into Lumia, Droid Razr lineup" CNET 2:20 PM
  • "Phone makers switch focus to batteries, not thickness" IDG News Service 11:42 AM
  • "Eurocom Launches All-In-One PC for Enterprise" PC Magazine 11:41 AM
  • "Japanese carrier unveils smartphone with two screens" Los Angeles Times [Paid Membership Required] 11:29 AM
  • "SAP delivers solid Q4, HANA, cloud revenue touted" ZDNet 1:51 PM
  • "At Long Last, Samsung's ATIV Odyssey Will Make Its Verizon Debut On Jan. 24" TechCrunch 1:15 PM
  • "Samsung to launch more tablets, ultrabooks in 2013" DigiTimes 11:02 AM
  • "Carrier KDDI mulls adding Firefox OS phones: The Japanese carrier, which currently sells Android and iOS smartphones, has backed HTML5 development" IDG News Service 10:47 AM
  • "First Firefox phones revealed by Mozilla and Geeksphone" BBC 10:26 AM
  • "RIM Still Unable to Clarify Its Fee Structure" New York Times [Free/Paid Registration Required] 10:12 AM
  • "New BlackBerry mobile management tools ready for download: RIM hopes upgraded BES 10 tool can help boost BlackBerry sales; analysts are skeptical on eve of new RIM smartphone launch" Computerworld 10:49 AM
  • "Netflix and YouTube take on Airplay with DIAL" TG Daily 1:21 PM
  • "Google to devs: Fork with our cloudy code" The Register 1:23 PM
  • "Google may be dropping 'X Phone' hints" Los Angeles Times [Paid Membership Required] 11:28 AM
  • "Larry Page on Google's Knowledge Graph: 'we're still at 1% of where we should be'" VentureBeat [Free Registration Required] 9:48 AM
  • "Acer in Red Again as PC Industry Shrinks" WSJ Blogs 10:01 AM
  • "Symantec profit beats Street, new chairman named" Reuters 10:13 AM
  • "The story behind DIAL: How Netflix and YouTube want to take on AirPlay" GigaOM 8:44 AM
  • "YouTube and Netflix launching AirPlay competitor DIAL to connect TV and mobile apps" The Verge 8:26 AM
  • "The Road to Macworld: The Drum Circle Event with John Fitzgerald and Arthur Hull" MacVoicesTV 12:59 PM
  • "To catch an iPhone thief" CNN Radio 8:59 AM
  • "Podcast: Q&A, Google Voice on Windows Phone? Chromebook on iMac? AirPlay v. Bluetooth?" GigaOM 8:03 AM
  • "Apple to see tablet market share dip in 1H13" DigiTimes 7:58 AM
  • "Rumoured 4.8in 'iPhone math' is in the works at Apple, but won't launch this year - report" Macworld UK 7:55 AM
  • "Samsung Tops Apple as Biggest Chip Buyer, Gartner Says" Bloomberg 8:58 AM
  • "Samsung Moves Past Apple To Be World's No. 1 Chip Customer" Forbes 10:49 AM
  • "Apple Loses World Chip-Eating Challenge to Samsung" AllThingsD 11:15 AM
  • "Samsung and Apple bought $45.3 billion in semiconductor chips in 2012, cornering 15% of the market" VentureBeat 3:11 PM
  • "Rumor: Apple to Adopt Retina Display in Next-Generation iPad Mini" BrightWire 8:29 AM
  • "Developers: 'iTunes Connect' Scheduled Maintenance? Set For January 26" RazorianFly 8:20 AM
  • "iTunes Connect: Down for 'Maintenance' on Jan 26" FairerPlatform 7:38 AM
Price Trackers/Deals
  • "Mind Jogger For iPhone Is Temporarily Available For Free (Normally $0.99)" Apple Sliced 8:59 AM
  • "Fish Tales For iPhone and iPad Is Free Right Now (Previously $1.99)" Apple Sliced 8:59 AM
  • "Word Bird For iPhone Is Free Today (Was $0.99)" Apple Sliced 8:59 AM
  • "iPod touch Prices & Sales (5th generation)" MacPrices 8:14 AM
  • "Mac mini Prices & Sales" MacPrices 8:14 AM
  • "MacBook Air Prices & Sales" MacPrices 8:14 AM
  • "Amazon Cuts MacBook Pro Prices by up to $149.05" FairerPlatform 3:58 PM

  • "Doxie One Scanner Scans Without A Computer, Can Upload To iPads" The Mac Observer 12:58 PM
  • "Review: CalDigit AV Pro with USB 3.0 and FireWire 800" Bare Feats 10:26 AM
  • "Snugg iPad 4 Case Cover and Stand in Distressed Brown Leather Review" Run Around Tech 8:24 AM
iPad/iPhone/iPod touch Apps
  • "Carrot Is A Todo List App With Feelings, So Don't Upset Her, Okay? [Review] Cult of Mac 11:23 AM
  • "iPhone camera app alternatives" PC Pro [Free Registration Required] 9:31 AM
  • "Bon voyage! Stow is a sweet iOS packing-list app for forgetful travellers" The Next Web 7:57 AM
  • "Organize Your College Life With Class+ – iPad App Review" PadGadget 8:26 AM
  • "Digisocial Review" Mac|Life 12:13 PM
  • "How To Record Events From Your Life Every Day With Just Your iPhone (1 second everyday)" Mac 360 7:36 AM
  • "How The Funnest iPhone Photo App Makes Modern Digital Photos Look Like Antique Photos" PixoBebo 7:36 AM
  • "Review: Haypi Monster - A Monster Battle Game For IOS" MacTrast 8:15 AM
  • "Lode Runner Classic Review" 148Apps 11:15 AM
  • "Preventing Season Pass content from downloading automatically" iLounge 3:59 PM
  • "'Temple Run 2' Tips, Straight From A Creator" Touch Arcade 8:26 AM
  • "Bad News: Apple Is the Most Profitable Company in History" Daring Fireball 9:20 PM
  • "Apple's Earnings Fall Is Completely Unjustified" Seeking Alpha 6:58 PM
  • "Apple's Tim Cook Explains How To Think About Certain Rumors" The Mac Observer 6:45 PM
  • "Apple Financial Results: Q1 2013" eXtensions 6:49 PM
  • "Tim Cook dances around the Apple TV question: again: The CEO pulls out the ol' 'we can continue to pull the string and see where it leads us' line when asked about Apple's future foray into television." CNET News 9:01 PM
  • "For Apple's battered stock, even record revenues aren't good enough" The Verge 6:03 PM
  • "Cook explains lowered Mac sales — and why Apple loves 'cannibalization" AppleDailyReport 5:55 PM
  • "It's Earnings Day, So Everyone Needs to Squeeze the Last Bit of Jackassery From Last Quarter's Tube of AAPL Paste" Daring Fireball 4:05 PM
  • "Apple Dumps 'Scotty Principle' for Financial Guidance" The Mac Observer 5:25 PM
  • "Android putting the squeeze on Apple/Commentary: Why iPhone fans should fear Google's earnings report" MarketWatch 3:41 PM
  • "Designing the New Mac Pro: An Awesome Design Concept" The Mac Observer 2:26 PM
  • "3 new iPhones due out this year?" Fortune 2:14 PM
  • "Has Apple redefined the tablet as an 8' device? I bought myself an iPad mini for Christmas and was smitten. 8' seems like the right size for a tablet, but has Apple caused trouble for Microsoft with the mini?" ZDNet 2:13 PM
  • "Gene Munster anticipates Apple HDTV before the end of 2013" Edible Apple 12:59 PM
  • "Four Ways To Tell If You Are Addicted To Your iPhone5" Forbes 11:15 AM
  • "iTunes Store vs. iPhone App Store: Should Your Business be a Multisided Platform?" Forbes 11:14 AM
  • "A Match Made In Heaven: Apple Buys Google? Apple Buys Adobe? No, Microsoft Buys Dell" Mac 360 9:49 AM
  • "Verizon Wireless: We Never Stop iRaising Your Bill for You!" iPhoneAlley 9:30 AM
  • "New iOS 7 Concept Features App Flow For Switching Apps, New Contacts App, Overhauled Photos And More [Images] Redmond Pie 9:30 AM
  • "It's time for Apple to streamline its iPhone Product Launch Cycle, adds some flavors" The Gadget Club 9:29 AM
  • "Look Out Apple, The Samsung Galaxy S IV Display Is Rumored To Blow Past Retina Quality" TechCrunch 9:01 AM
  • "Explosive Apple Facts: A Big Opportunity Lies Ahead" [Video Report] Bloomberg 8:58 AM
  • "Moving target: Apple's next move is more important than its last" Macworld 8:27 AM
  • "How Apple stopped Verizon's Droid handsets from adding Siri" 9 to 5 Mac 10:02 AM
  • "Steve Jobs and the art of the curt email" Fortune 3:42 PM
  • "Emails show Steve Jobs took hard ball approach to prevent employees from leaving" GigaOM 9:50 AM
  • "Steve Jobs Threatened Patent Lawsuits to Stop Employee Poaching" The Mac Observer 9:30 AM
  • "The Secret Emails Behind Silicon Valley's Poaching Wars" The Atlantic Wire 9:10 AM
  • "Steve Jobs Threatened Patent Litigation To Enforce 'No-Hire' Agreements" Cult of Android 8:18 AM
  • "Angry over employee poaching, Steve Jobs threatened Palm with patent suit: Palm CEO told Jobs his proposal 'is not only wrong, it is likely illegal.'" Ars Technica 8:16 AM
  • "Steve Jobs Threatened Palm with Patent Suit Over No-Hire Policy" MacRumors 8:16 AM
  • "These Intimidating Emails From Steve Jobs Put Apple At The Center Of Alleged Conspiracy Against Workers" Business Insider 8:13 AM
  • "New Worry for Apple: Many of Verizon's iPhones Went to Cost-Conscious Buyers" [Paid Membership Required] 8:13 AM
  • "Showrooming' a trend that can benefit Apple retail stores" AppleDailyReport 8:13 AM
  • "Apple Falls To Sixth In China: So, What Should It Be Doing?" Forbes 8:08 AM
  • "Fire Tim Cook and make Jony Ive CEO recommends crazy report" Macworld UK 7:55 AM
  • "Post-PC: It's not about the hardware" ZDNet 1:51 PM
  • "Best car mount for your smartphone" ZDNet 1:50 PM
  • "5 Kinds of Companies That Facebook's New Search Engine Could Crush" Wired 1:38 PM
  • "This dual-screen smartphone could be big in Japan" TG Daily 1:21 PM
  • "Forgive me, Firefox, for I have sinned. Chrome is my new love now" ZDNet 1:51 PM
  • "Android malware cases to hit 1 million in 2013" Network World 11:44 AM
  • "Sometimes the best defense is deletion" CSO 11:44 AM
  • "Texting supremacy crown passes to IP as numbers for SMS messages decline" TechHive 11:43 AM
  • "Samba 4 review: No substitute for Active Directory -- yet/Samba's open source alternative to Microsoft's domain controller is a good start, but not ready for prime time" InfoWorld 11:19 AM
  • "What Both Microsoft and Sony Can Learn From Valve's Steam Sales" Forbes 11:14 AM
  • "U.S. leads the world in requests for users' Google data" CNET News 10:09 AM
  • "Look Out Apple, The Samsung Galaxy S IV Display Is Rumored To Blow Past Retina Quality" TechCrunch 1:16 PM
  • "Samsung's New Weapon Against BlackBerry, iPhone: Fixmo?" BYTE 10:15 AM
  • "Samsung Tops Apple as Biggest Chip Buyer, Gartner Says" Bloomberg 9:56 AM
  • "The laptop/tablet hybrid will never work" CNNMoney 9:36 AM
  • "As Data Gets Cheaper For Verizon To Transmit, Customers Are Paying More" BGR 1:30 PM
  • "Topricin Homeopathic Remedy For Typing/Tapping/Texting (And Trauma) Pain – The 'Book Mystique Review" MacPrices 1:29 PM
  • "Microsoft Has No Business Selling Tablets: Josh Brown" Daily Ticker 10:49 AM
  • "Everything You Need to Know About Kim Dotcom's Mega" Mashable 10:47 AM
  • "Why The Idea of a Google Driverless Car is Nonsense" Forbes 8:08 AM
  • "Hate Windows 8? Pay to Make It Go Away" Tapscape 7:38 AM
  • "Post PC: The Motherboard Is Dead [at Intel] FairerPlatform 7:38 AM
Press Releases/Products/Public Relations
  • "They Might Be Giants releases iOS app that streams a free song every day" The Verge 5:48 PM
  • "Get NFL Legend Tony Gonzalez's Tight End With New Fitness App FitStar" App Advice 2:25 PM
  • "iFixit At Designcon And Macworld" iFixit 2:14 PM
  • "Are You A Jerk Who Wants To Share Your Sexual Conquests? Sadly, There's An App For That" TechCrunch 1:29 PM
  • "Apple offering popular hipKey proximity sensor online" iDownload Blog 11:34 AM
  • "Backed By Skype Co-founder Janus Friis, Futureful Launches On The iPad For Smarter Web Surfing" TechCrunch 11:21 AM
  • "Watermarker 1.1 with Batch Processing" MacStories 10:58 AM
  • "Turn Your iPad Into a Second Monitor for Free" Mashable 10:49 AM
  • "50 Incredible iPhone 5 Retina Wallpapers" ResExcellence 9:54 AM
  • "iPad mini™ and Paper Peacefully Coexist, With the New Booqpad mini" Run Around Tech 9:53 AM
  • "50 Incredible iPhone 5 Retina Wallpapers" ResExcellence 9:48 AM
  • "IK Multimedia announces 'iRig BlueBoard' Bluetooth MIDI pedalboard for iOS & Mac" 9 to 5 Mac 8:22 AM
  • "Upcoming iPhone email app 'Mailbox' now taking reservations for staggered roll out" iMore 8:22 AM
  • "Mailbox App Begins Inbox 'Reservations.' Got An iPhone? – Reserve Yours Today!" RazorianFly 8:21 AM
  • "What The iPhone 'Math' Could Look Like" App Advice 8:19 AM
  • "ParkMe Raises Funding From Angeleno Group, Releases New Version Of Its Real-Time Parking App" TechCrunch 8:04 AM
  • "Android, iOS Top Developer Mindshare As Lead Platforms, But RIM's Not So Far Behind, Finds Global Developer Survey" TechCrunch 8:04 AM
  • "0870 1.0 released for iPhone and iPad" prMac 8:39 AM
  • "Patterns Match Basic 1.0 released for iPad - Pattern Recognition" prMac 8:04 AM
  • "WaterField Designs Awarded 2012 Best Tablet Sleeve Golden Case Award" prMac 8:04 AM
  • "Scrapbook iPad Creativity Tool Celebrates Facebook Version" prMac 8:04 AM
  • "JixiPix Software Releases New Aquarella Watercolor Software for iOS" prMac 8:04 AM
  • "ClipBook - BookMarker and Sentence Collector released for iOS" prMac 8:04 AM
  • "Listen to the Words of the Lord with the New Audio Bibles App" prMac 8:04 AM
  • "Daddy Takes a Business Trip: an Interactive Children's Book" prMac 8:04 AM
  • "Charter Yachts 1.0 Free for iPad - Yacht Charter Listings + Reservations" prMac 8:04 AM
  • "Underground Kingdom: Interactive Gamebook for iOS" prMac 8:04 AM
  • "Poster 2 released for iOS - A WordPress Blog Editor" prMac 8:04 AM
  • "Acting Out! Released for iOS - Mobile Charades Meets Draw Something" prMac 8:04 AM
  • "Esorun Will Release Its Stylish iPhone 5 Battery Case Soon" PRWeb 7:54 AM
  • "eHolster Introduces Innovative Tablet Shoulder Holster: All-in-one enables tablet and smartphone owners to comfortably wear and protect their devices" PRWeb 7:54 AM
  • "TRex Hunt for iPhone, iPad & Android Pits Players Against Dinosaurs" PRWeb 7:54 AM
  • "DataMan: Your ultimate weapon against overage. Smart Forecast predicts if you'll stay within your data cap." XVision 7:37 AM
  • "TwelveSouth Releases New Mac And iDevice Charging Accessory; 'PlugBug World" AppleBitch 7:36 AM
Computer Industry
  • "Call the Cops: Steve Ballmer's About to Murder Microsoft" TheStreet 9:34 AM
  • "Microsoft Risks Straining PC Partners With Dell Investment" Bloomberg 9:59 AM
  • "Microsoft Joins Dell Buyout Talks as Effort Advances" [Paid Membership Required] 9:40 AM
  • "MicroDell: It's All About the Margins" TheStreet 2:07 PM
  • "Why Microsoft would want a piece of Dell" GigaOM [Free Registration Required] 9:49 AM
  • "The Upside of Microsoft Part-Owning Dell" PC Magazine 11:41 AM
  • "Microsoft Surface Pro on sale in US, Canada for $899 on Feb. 9" GigaOM [Free Registration Required] 9:48 AM
  • "Surface Pro release date Feb 9; it's 'New and exciting' says Microsoft" Computerworld Blogs 10:49 AM
  • "Why the Surface Pro will bury the Surface RT" InfoWorld 11:19 AM
  • "Microsoft to deliver fix for Surface RT users hit by application-update problems" ZDNet 1:48 PM
  • "Windows Phone 7.8 update expected this month" PCWorld 11:42 AM
  • "Microsoft Releases Windows Phone 7.8 SDK — Ahead Of Long-Awaited 7.8 Update, Still Due In 'Early 2013IDG News Service " TechCrunch 1:16 PM
  • "Microsoft Lync's bottom-up restructure" Financial Times [Paid Membership Required] 11:10 AM
  • "Microsoft's Azure-based video streaming service goes live" IDG News Service 11:20 AM
  • "A new computer that defies category: It's not a tablet, PC, or cloud-only device - but Dell's upcoming computer has everything" Computerworld 10:48 AM
  • "Dell's (Android) Project Ophelia gets detailed" TG Daily 5:46 PM
  • "IBM up 5%, near all-time high" CNNMoney 2:14 PM
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  • "Apple Shares Drop 5.6% In After-Hours Trading After Q1 2013 Earnings, Shaving $27 Billion Off Its Market Cap" TechCrunch 4:02 PM
  • "AAPL Halted, Falls 5%; FYQ1 Revenue Misses, EPS Beats; Q2 Rev View Misses" Barron's 3:41 PM
  • "Apple Earnings Report Q1 - 2013 on January 23rd, 2013" The Mac Observer 8:28 AM
  • "Liveblog: Apple's Q1 2013 earnings call on January 23" Ars Technica 1/22
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  • "Apple May Deliver Big iPhone Sales And A Lowball Forecast That 'Jolts' Investors" Forbes 1:31 PM
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  • "Verizon's iPhone Activations Had Good and Bad News for Apple iPhone Results. Part Way to $60 Billion in Revenue." Forbes 8:05 AM
  • "Even if you don't own Apple, here's why you should care about its earnings" MarketWatch 2:37 PM
  • "Apple, Microsoft, Google and others keep billions 'overseas' in U.S. banks: WSJ" MarketWatch 2:37 PM
Industry News
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