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Weekend Highlights: AppleInsider's Daniel Eran Dilger analyzes Apple's future in wearable technology and the unlikeliness of low-priced wearable tech when looking at the history of the iPhone; Fortune's Apple 2.0 asks how many Macs did Apple sell last quarter; Business Insider reports on what happened to the first ten Apple employees; Following his summary of iPhone expectations, Philip Elmer-DeWitt breaks down analyst predictions of iPads sold in last quarter, averaging 19.3 million; while Apple and Google argue for exclusion of Steve Jobs in no-hire lawsuit, employees fight for his evidence to be included; CIRP survey [link to 2-Page PDF] of mobile OS market finds Android leading the charge with 53% share, with iOS in second place at 42%; reader sent in article from Albany Times Union indicating renewed hope for iPhone production to land in New York; Rockstar patent consortium wanted to deal with Google in Texas, but has been denied motion; Macworld reviews "top-notch Mac outliner", OmniOutliner 4 Pro; Jonny Evans has 4 speed tips for Mavericks users; Kirk McElhearn answers reader questions on iTunes oddities such as glitchy tracks, and more, and in another article he laments how iCloud has become bloated; John Sculley, former Apple CEO responsible for kicking Steve Jobs out of the company, admits his mistake; a story worthy of the X-Files, a couple Loch Ness Monster trackers have found what appears to be the image of Nessie herself thanks to Apple's mapping satellites; Radio Shack offering iPhone 5s for $99 with contract; HTC lands Samsung's person responsible for "killer ad campaigns"; iPhone 6 mockup based on recent leaks now on web.
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"Android, iOS combine for 91.1% of worldwide smartphone OS market in 4Q12, says IDC" DigiTimes 7:55 AM
"GPS fitness watch market to grow 50% in 2013 regardless of Apple rumors, says ABI Research" DigiTimes 7:55 AM
"Apple's new iPad TV ads put apps at the heart of the tablet wars" Computerworld 9:58 AM
"Apple airs new iPad ads, 'Alive' and 'Together'" Digital Trends 7:54 AM
"Apple Highlights iPad's Massive App Catalog With Two New TV Ads [Video] Cult of Mac 8:07 AM
"Who's the guy in the new Apple ad? Meet Mathieu Lehanneur" TED Blog 11:55 AM
"Hundreds of thousands line up for new mail app: More than 800,000 people are waiting to access a new iPhone app that aims to transform their email experience by helping them achieve the elusive 'inbox zero' -- a fully processed and empty inbox." Reuters 2:56 PM
"Apple design bloke Ive finally honoured properly - with Blue Peter badge" The Register 8:00 AM
"At Apple, Everybody's Working For (And On) The Weekend" Business Insider 2:53 PM
"New quick app switching & other concepts show options on the table for iOS 7 [Videos] 9 to 5 Mac 12:58 PM
"As Irrational Exuberance Fades, Apple Skeptics Make A Comeback" BGR 12:57 PM
"How switching to Android helped me deal with my addiction to connectedness/There are many things I like better about my Android phone compared to my old iPhone, but one of the big ones is something that is missing: namely, all those irritating real-time notifications" GigaOM 11:51 AM
"Even Apple Gets Stung by Bureaucracy" Forbes 11:05 AM
"The Post Post-PC Era: Will Apple, Google, Samsung, Amazon Or Microsoft Win?" TechCrunch 10:51 AM
"EU regulators threaten privacy crackdown against Google: Web giant may face 'repressive action' before summer if it does not respond to a dozen recommendations related to how it manages user data." CNET News 4:47 PM
"Asia Markets: China, Japan stocks fall, though others gain/Chinese stocks slipped Tuesday, with casino operators skidding in Hong Kong and property stocks falling on the mainland, while Japanese blue chips also lost ground." MarketWatch 9:09 PM
"Europe Markets: Carlsberg drops in weak Europe trade" MarketWatch 9:33 AM
"European Stocks Fall as Metals Slide; Yen Drops on G-20 Meeting" Bloomberg 10:04 AM
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