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MacSurfer's Archive: Friday, February 22, 2013


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Tuesday Highlights: The Motley Fool post charts of iPod, iPhone, and iPad eras and their contribution to Apple's rise toward becoming a trillion dollar company; Counterpoint Research data over Q1 2018 show an overall dip in YoY US smartphone sales, exception being Apple which has shown record growth of 16% YoY; Quartz shows how important Apple Watch has become in jobs like "airline attendants, bartenders, waiters, baristas, shop owners"; here's how you can run your old 32-bit macOS apps in the latest OSes; analysts believe the TV experience Google offers with YouTube TV is what "Apple promised us but failed to deliver"; Politico details President Trump's "rogue" iPhone security; creepy story straight from SciFi theater where school in China now using face recogition in-class to identify students not paying attention; Stephen Silver at AppleInsider goes inside Consumer Reports' testing regimen for Apple products; PCWorld take new Razer Core X GPU for a spin, even works with Macs; CNET opinion piece calls for Apple to open a watch face store.

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  • "Apple Pulls Controversial Proxy Proposal After Court Ruling" AllThingsD 7:11 PM
  • "Apple yanks proxy proposal after judge backs Einhorn: The company removes a proposal that would eliminate its ability to issue 'blank check' preferred stock without investor approval." CNET News 8:12 PM
  • "All eyes on Apple's next move after ruling: Company unlikely to issue dividend in interim" MarketWatch 7:12 PM
  • "Judge Grants David Einhorn's Motion Against Apple"  AllThingsD 3:46 PM
  • "Apple Shareholder Vote Blocked at Greenlight's Request" Bloomberg 3:48 PM
  • "Judge Grants David Einhorn's Bid to Block Apple Proxy Vote" [Paid Membership Required] 3:48 PM
  • "Judge Sides With Einhorn and Halts an Apple Shareholder Vote" New York Times [Free/Paid Registration Required] 9:25 PM
  • "Einhorn wins ruling against Apple in stock fight" Reuters 3:50 PM
  • "Einhorn scores legal victory vs. Apple in cash scuffle" Reuters 7:11 PM
  • "Court backs Einhorn bid to stop Apple proxy vote: Legal victory for hedge fund manager's bid to force Apple to share more of its wealth with investors." CNET News 3:49 PM
  • "Greenlight Wins Bid to Block Apple Shareholder Vote: Video" Bloomberg 3:49 PM
  • "Apple loses in key issue in Einhorn battle: But NY federal court reject's injunction against say-on-pay" MarketWatch 3:58 PM
  • "Einhorn wins battle to block Apple vote" Financial Times [Paid Membership Required] 3:59 PM
  • "How Apple should deal with its cash: Go with the Flo. Progressive has an intelligent, rational, and transparent way to deal with the surplus cash that its operations generate. Apple doesn't."  Fortune 8:10 AM
  • "Apple's Weak Board/For a company of its size and prominence in the global business and tech world, Apple Inc. does not have much of a board of directors, in terms of their backgrounds and likely ability to steer the company through a difficult period and calls for it to part with its cash hoard."  24/7 Wall St. 8:23 AM
  • "Basically, David Einhorn Set Up A Huge Showdown With Apple's Management" Business Insider 8:38 AM
  • "Morgan Stanley Meets With Apple's CFO, Comes Away More Confident Of A Low-Cost iPhone"  Business Insider 8:38 AM
  • "Apple: Morgan Stanley Sees Higher Div, Cheaper iPhones" Forbes 8:42 AM
  • "Morgan Stanley expects 6% dividend, cheaper 'iPhone mini' after meeting with Apple CFO" AppleInsider 8:58 AM
  • "iPhone Mini launch this summer makes sense, analyst says: Morgan Stanley argues that new iPhones, including one for emerging markets, could launch this summer, while the iPad will likely be refreshed by the middle of the year." CNET News 10:15 AM
  • "German court stays Samsung's voiceover patent lawsuit against Apple: patent likely invalid" Foss Patents 8:56 AM
  • "Samsung's Ill-Conceived Apple VoiceOver Suit Stayed in Germany" AllThingsD 12:52 PM
  • "Apple may have to compensate iPad 3 owners in Brazil: Apple is being sued for making the iPad 3 obsolete with the launch of the iPad 4" Macworld UK 8:38 AM
  • "How Tim Cook Rose To Become Apple's CEO: Here's a short video we put together on Apple CEO Tim Cook. He's leading the most valuable tech company in the world, but most people outside of tech don't know much about him. This little primer should help." [Video Report] Business Insider 12:59 PM
  • "Apple's Tim Cook Demanded Competitor Innovation: He Got it" The Mac Observer 3:45 PM
  • "Apple's OS X Server and iCloud Targeted in new Patent Lawsuit" Patently Apple 8:57 AM
  • "Q&A: MacFixIt Answers/Readers ask questions about how to automate keystroke sequences in OS X, and other topics." MacFixIt 3:58 PM
  • "The 7-step edit in Aperture 3.4" Macworld 9:08 PM
  • "The Complete Guide to the Mac App Store" Mactuts+ 9:04 AM
  • "TotalSpaces: How Virtual Desktops on OS X Got Its Groove Back" The Mac Observer 10:24 AM
  • "Exploring the Mac's sharing features" Macworld 7:53 AM
  • "MacMost Now 830: Exporting Contacts Using Numbers" MacMost 7:50 AM
  • "Emergency backups you didn't know you had" Macworld 8:50 AM
  • "How to Enable the New 'Composers View' in iTunes 11.0.2" MacTrast 7:17 PM
  • "iOS device syncing in iTunes 11, audiobook lengths, and listening in mono" Macworld 8:50 AM
  • "You're working too hard – relax and try out these 10 amazing Mac easter eggs" memeburn 7:48 AM
  • "What Can I Actually Upgrade On My Mac?" Lifehacker 9:08 PM
  • "Change The Default Font Size In Notes App On Your Mac [OS X Tips] Cult of Mac 8:51 AM
  • "How to Email Pictures from iPhoto Using Instead of iPhoto's Built-in Email Feature" Mac OS X Hints 10:25 AM
  • "Use Lynx Browser with Image Support in X11 for Fast Low Bandwidth Web Browsing" OS X Daily 3:59 PM
  • "Have New Camera, Will Take Many Thousands Of Photos, Must Have Bulk Photo Editor For Mac" TeraTalks 7:54 AM
  • "Yet Another App To Control iTunes From The Mac's Menubar (and this one does Spotify, too)" Mac 360 7:54 AM
  • "When It Comes To Getting Things Done On A Mac, What's New Under The Sun? Eisenpower!" NoodleMac 7:54 AM
  • "The Monster Calculator From Yesteryear Is Here Today And Ready For The Mac" BohemianBoomer 7:54 AM
  • "If You're A Mac User Into Drag And Drop Instead Of Point And Click Then You'll Like Dropzone" Mac 360 7:54 AM
  • "Why You'll Like Using A New Mac Database App That's Simple, Fast, Powerful, And Affordable" McSolo 7:54 AM
  • "The Touch Screen That's Coming To The Mac And Why That's A Crazy, Brain Dead Idea" PixoBebo 7:52 AM
Press Releases
  • "TextWrangler 4.5 Now Retina Ready; Gets New Go Menu, Compare Against Previous Versions, and More" MacPrices 12:32 PM
  • "M-SIX introduces VEO for the AEC industry" Architosh 11:53 AM
  • "Essential Mac management tools: If you're trying to add Macs to a fleet of Windows machines, you'll want to check out these offerings" [Slideshow] InfoWorld 11:38 AM
  • "LEGO The Lord Of The Rings For Mac OS X Out Now, But Not On Steam" Cult of Mac 8:51 AM
  • "Weather Tab Pro available on the Mac App Store, already Top 10" prMac 8:05 AM
  • "Mac Apps: iAntivirus, TextWrangler, Chrome, Freeway" FairerPlatform 7:53 AM
  • "These Are the Bacteria Lurking on Your Phone" Gizmodo 7:44 AM
General Interest/Potpourri
  • "Apple's App Store, iTunes back online after outages: The company's online services all seem to be back in business now after hit by outages yesterday." CNET News 8:42 AM
  • "Samsung and Apple Slugging It Out in the Smart Connected Devices Market" AllThingsD 9:53 AM
  • "'Post-PC Era' Predicted By Steve Jobs Taking Hold as Samsung Tops Apple in Connected Device Market" MacRumors 9:43 AM
  • "Samsung has overtaken Apple in 'smart connected devices'" Fortune 10:30 AM
  • "Tablets Take Off In 2012 According To Millennial, With Kindle Fire And iPad Mini Seeing Rapid Growth" TechCrunch 7:49 AM
  • "Chart of the day: Apple tops Samsung in mobile ad share" Fortune 8:11 AM
  • "Apple supplier penalized for polluting nearby river in China: Apple is investigating the incident, according to an environmental group" Computerworld 8:11 AM
  • "Apple supplier faces sanctions over pollution" Financial Times [Paid Membership Required] 9:19 AM
  • "Microsoft cooler than before, but Apple on top" Reuters 12:15 PM
  • "LG ad riffs on Apple's panorama commercial, and expands on it" AppleInsider 9:35 AM
  • "Google confirms Glass will work with iPhone" TUAW 8:09 PM
  • "Ferrari edges out Apple to become world's most powerful brand" Digital Trends 1:06 PM
  • "NYPD forms dedicated team to catch thieves who steal iPhones and iPads" New York Post 10:56 AM
  • "Apple now working with NYPD to curb iPhone thefts" Network World 10:56 AM
  • "NYPD creates special team to recover stolen Apple devices" CNET News 9:27 PM
  • "How a dedicated team of NYPD cops work with Apple to catch iDevice thieves, even in other countries" 9 to 5 Mac 10:30 AM
  • "NYPD Team Working With Apple to Catch iPhone, iPad Thieves" PC Magazine 11:53 AM
  • "NYPD And Apple Team Up To Stop iThing Theft In NYC" TechCrunch 1:00 PM
  • "Locked iPhone Sales Challenged in Hong Kong" [Paid Membership Required] 7:50 AM
  • "iPhone Deflects Bullet, Saves Soldier's Life" MacTrast 7:14 PM
  • "Free iOS MLB app update charges users $125.00" ZDNet 12:52 PM
Non-Apple News
  • "Hacktivists Prep For International Open Data Day" InformationWeek 12:56 PM
  • "Sony's PS4 future lies in the cloud" CNNMoney 12:46 PM
  • "New video games mirror debates about data privacy, hacking" Washington Post [Free Registration Required] 12:35 PM
  • "No touch screen, no keyboard: enter Airwriting" TG Daily 12:23 PM
  • "Facebook engineers identify Graph Search's big data challenges" IDG News Service 11:56 AM
  • "Facebook to put old, rarely viewed photos into 'cold storage'" NBC News 11:46 AM
  • "Austrian research team develop a new flat, flexible, transparent, and potentially disposable polymer sheet for capturing images" DigiTimes 10:49 AM
  • "Taiwan PC industry at a critical moment: An interview with Wistron chairman" DigiTimes 10:48 AM
  • "'Star Trek'-like tricorder available soon" USA Today 10:46 AM
  • "North Korea to offer mobile internet access" BBC 10:24 AM
  • "LivesOn: New Service to Let You Tweet When You're Dead" ABCNews 10:23 AM
  • "Amid Hacking Headaches, Twitter Begins Using Email Authentication" FOXBusiness 11:10 AM
  • "Google buildings exposed to toxic vapors left by chipmakers" CNET News 12:55 PM
  • "Google adds fee-based support services for cloud platform customers: Users of products like App Engine, Compute Engine and Big Query will be able to purchase access to a variety of technical support services" IDG News Service 11:57 AM
  • "Chrome 25 Adds Voice Support, Devs Get App Launcher" PC Magazine 11:52 AM
  • "Google patches Chrome browser, bans stealth add-ons" PCWorld 11:55 AM
  • "Conan can't resist making an ass of Google Glass" CNET News 10:12 AM
  • "Nokia to fight rivals with cheaper models -sources" Reuters 10:06 AM
  • "Samsung Wants to Be a Media Giant. Meet the Guy in Charge of Getting Them There." AllThingsD 12:51 PM
  • "Samsung Copies the BlackBerry Playbook" [Paid Membership Required] 9:43 AM
  • "Combes Named to Lead Alcatel-Lucent Through Troubled Time" New York Times [Free/Paid Registration Required] 10:15 AM
  • "Gene Steinberg meets tech writer Kirk McElhearn, and Laptop magazine's Avram Piltch, this week on The Tech Night Owl LIVE!" The Tech Night Owl LIVE 7:07 PM
  • "An Apple watch, PS4, security and bug fixes, cheap iPhone and slippers" Insanely Great Mac 12:52 PM
  • "New iPad 5 Case Consistent with Rumored Mini-Style Redesign" MacRumors 9:22 PM
  • "Apple Hiring 'Maps Ground Truth Data Specialist' in Australia" MacRumors 7:15 PM
  • "iWatch-y Patent Greases the Gears of Concept Designers: There's been much ado about the possibility that an iWatch is in the works, and the buzz was fueled this week by the publication of a patent application Apple filed back in 2011. More than a few renderings of possible designs have been circulating on the Web as well: and one of them in particular seems more Apple-ish than the rest." MacNewsWorld 9:04 AM
  • "Apple releases iOS 6.1.3 beta with passcode bug fix in tow" CNET News 9:42 AM
  • "Smartphone by Manufacturer - FixYa Report" FixYa 2:56 PM
  • "Apple's iPhone Tops Smartphone Reliability Ratings" ReadWrite 11:40 AM
  • "iPhones are 3X more reliable than Samsung smartphones, Fixya says" VentureBeat 11:38 AM
  • "Apple v. Samsung: What are the most reliable smartphones on the market?" ZDNet 12:06 PM
  • "FixYa Study Finds Apple Smartphones to be the Most Reliable" MacRumors 2:57 PM
  • "Leaked iPad Mini Images Hint at Retina Display" PC Magazine 11:53 AM
  • "AU Optronics reportedly started mass producing iPad mini 2 Retina panels" iDownload Blog 4:22 PM
  • "Supposed 2nd-Gen iPad mini Images Surface with Blue Logo" PadGadget 12:39 PM
  • "GIS expected to bump up touch panel lamination shipments for iPad mini" DigiTimes 8:09 AM
  • "Is A Retina Display Coming To The MacBook Air In Q3 Of 2013?" Apple'n'Apps 1:51 PM
  • "Apple working on techniques for presenting sound effects on a portable device" AppleDailyReport 8:24 AM
Price Trackers/Deals
  • "Doors&Rooms[PLUS] For iPhone and iPad Is Temporarily Available For Free (Normally $0.99)" Apple Sliced 8:39 AM
  • "Nuclien For iPhone and iPad Is Free Right Now (Previously $0.99)" Apple Sliced 8:39 AM
  • "FLASHOUT 3D For iPhone and iPad Is Free Today (Was $2.99)" Apple Sliced 8:39 AM
  • "15" MacBook Pro Prices & Sales" MacPrices 7:53 AM
  • "13" MacBook Pro Prices & Sales" MacPrices 7:53 AM
  • "MacBook Pro Prices -15 Inch Models -$1,300 to $3,049 -Best Deals, Reviews & Information" MacReviewZone 7:51 AM
  • "MacBook Pro Prices -13 Inch Models -$1,019 To $2,194 -Best Deals, Reviews & Information" MacReviewZone 7:51 AM
  • "MacBook Air Prices -$600 To $1,599 -Best Deals, Reviews And Information" MacReviewZone 7:51 AM
  • "PadGadget Daily App Deal – 11 iPad Apps on Sale" PadGadget 9:04 AM
  • "Mac Games: Assassins Creed, $7.49; Civ V, $7.49; More" FairerPlatform 12:32 PM

  • "Chromebook Pixel vs. MacBook Air" Gizmag 7:53 AM
  • "HTC One vs iPhone 5 camera duel: Ultrapixel tech tested" Crave @ CNET 8:11 AM
  • "Which To Choose (Take Two): 27-inch iMac with GTX 675MX GPU? or with GeForce GTX 680MX?" Bare Feats 12:04 PM
  • "Hands-on: Logitech Bluetooth Easy-Switch Keyboard, Mac, iOS" Electronista 8:58 AM
  • "Logitech UE Mobile Boombox" iLounge 3:59 PM
  • "Reviews: Apogee Electronics MiC Studio Quality Microphone" iLounge 1:53 PM
  • "Four Speck cases for the iPhone 5" Macworld 1:53 PM
  • "Review: SmartFlex View for iPhone 5" Macworld 8:51 AM
  • "Review: CandyShell Grip for iPhone 5" Macworld 8:51 AM
  • "Review: SmartFlex Card for iPhone 5" Macworld 7:50 AM
  • "Review: Delano Case for iPad Mini, Nexus 7, Kindle Fire, Kindle, And Other 7' Tablet" Run Around Tech 9:03 AM
iPad/iPhone/iPod touch Apps
  • "Postcardly Postcards for iOS review: Only a few steps, and your postcard is in the mail" CNET Reviews 8:40 PM
  • "Review: Aerofly FS – A Realistic, Easy-to-Learn Flight Simulator for iOS" MacTrast 7:15 PM
  • "Mailbox for iPhone Eases Email Triage but Lacks Key Features" TidBITS 9:44 AM
  • "Furnish for iOS taps augmented reality to transport IKEA and Crate & Barrel furniture to your home" The Next Web 8:24 AM
  • "Comparing iPad weather apps at a glance" iMore 9:22 PM
  • "Built For Entrepreneurs And Investors, Simplr For iPhone Sorts And Prioritizes Your AngelList Feeds" TechCrunch 12:05 PM
  • "Yahoo updates Flickr iPhone app with tagging, faster uploads, volume shutter and more" Digital Trends 8:58 AM
  • "Vector Graphics Geeks Will Fall for Bézier – iPad App Review" PadGadget 9:05 AM
  • "Met Someone New? Say, 'Hello.' Then, Use iPhone's Evernote Hello To Remember The Details (it's free)" Mac 360 7:52 AM
  • "Appidemic: Worm Run for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch" AppleTell 8:56 AM
  • "'Backflip Madness' Review - The Worst Game I Can't Stop Playing" Touch Arcade 11:41 AM
  • "Study Smarter – Take Notes And Highlight Text Within iBooks [iOS Tips] Cult of Mac 3:02 PM
  • "Automatically backing up photos via cellular data Article" iLounge 2:58 PM
  • "Apple Loop: Considering iPrefs, Patenting The iWatch, Living In A 'Weird' Post-Jobs World" Forbes 8:12 PM
  • "iPad problems: What users complain about most" Digital Trends 7:13 PM
  • "1 More Way Samsung Is Beating Apple -- for Now" The Motley Fool 7:12 PM
  • "Judge tells Apple and Samsung to narrow their new patent case" Ars Technica 2:55 PM
  • "Samsung's outrageous VoiceOver suit against Apple stayed in Germany" iDownload Blog 2:47 PM
  • "The iPad Can Be a True Mac Alternative" Shawn Blanc 8:08 PM
  • "Why the iPad still can't be a true Mac replacement" Macworld 12:52 PM
  • "Why I bought a MacBook Air" ZDNet 12:06 PM
  • "Chromebook Pixel Validates Microsoft's Touch Strategy, Could Force Apple's Hand" Benzinga Insights 12:02 PM
  • "How China Mobile Could Get the iPhone" TheStreet 10:57 AM
  • "Grand Theft Apple: killing the console" Computerworld 10:56 AM
  • "How Apple Is Better At 'Planned Obsolescence' Than Any Other Technology Company" Mac 360 10:26 AM
  • "Why Every Analyst Is In Love With The Siren Song Of The Low-Cost iPhone" TechCrunch 10:29 AM
  • "Why An iPhone Mini Is Key For Apple Continuing To Grow" Cult of Mac 10:19 AM
  • "Apple's Innovation Problem" Forbes 9:44 AM
  • "More Support For A Low Cost iPhone" Apple Bitch 9:05 AM
  • "Brazil lawsuit claims iPad 3 made intentionally obsolete" iDownload Blog 9:03 AM
  • "Will Apple Exist 3 Years From Now? How Much Will It Be Worth?" Seeking Alpha 8:19 AM
  • "Steve Job's Financial Planning Advice: You Are Already Naked" Forbes 8:19 AM
  • "Why iOS won't become Apple's 'Windows XP'" ZDNet 12:06 PM
  • "Risk Averse: Will iOS Become Apple's Windows XP?" ReadWrite 8:08 AM
  • "Apple Patent For Solar Watch Could Fire Up Stock Again" Forbes 11:25 AM
  • "Wearable computing devices — like, say, an 'iWatch,' could exceed 485 million annual shipments by 2018" AppleDailyReport 8:31 AM
  • "Apple's iWatch Concept Is Real - And Here's How It Might Work" ReadWrite 8:08 AM
  • "Apple 'slap wrap' patent fuels iWatch rumour" ZDNet 7:50 AM
  • "Google Glass Isn't Very Good Yet, And It Gives People Headaches, Says VC Who Played With Them" Business Insider 2:46 PM
  • "I miss removable batteries" ZDNet 12:42 PM
  • "6 ways to speed an old computer" USA Today 12:31 PM
  • "I used Google Glass: the future, with monthly updates" ["But I walked away convinced that this wasn't just one of Google's weird flights of fancy. The more I used Glass the more it made sense to me; the more I wanted it. If the team had told me I could sign up to have my current glasses augmented with Glass technology, I would have put pen to paper (and money in their hands) right then and there. And it's that kind of stuff that will make the difference between this being a niche device for geeks and a product that everyone wants to experience."]  The Verge 12:23 PM
  • "Even Sony isn't sure what PS4 will look like" Mashable 12:11 PM
  • "The Hottest Games Coming to Sony's PS4" PC Magazine 11:50 AM
  • "Review: HP brings sizzle to Windows Storage Server/The HP StoreEasy 5530 puts serious muscle behind Windows file serving, Hyper-V virtualization, and SQL Server workloads" InfoWorld 11:17 AM
  • "Why you should sign the phone-unlocking petition right now" InfoWorld 11:16 AM
  • "Hands-on with the Ubuntu Touch Linux smartphone" InfoWorld 11:16 AM
  • "Where Is The Digital Work Force Growing Fastest?" Forbes 11:06 AM
  • "Slideshow: Technologies that stood out at 60th ISSCC" EE Times 10:49 AM
  • "What smartphone feature would you like to see in the future?" CNN 10:39 AM
  • "Here's what Facebook Graph Search is doing next" VentureBeat [Free Registration Required] 12:35 PM
  • "How to post to Facebook, Twitter after you die" CNN 10:39 AM
  • "You Will Subscribe To, Not Buy Software" BYTE 10:19 AM
  • "Is Republic's $19 cell phone service too good to be true?" CNET News 10:12 AM
  • "Patent Application Reveals Key Factors In Google News Algorithm" Forbes 11:07 AM
  • "Hearing Is Believing: People Don'T Realize How Important Great Sound Is Until They Experience It" BGR 10:16 AM
  • "Sorry, But There'S No Defense For The Chromebook Pixel" BGR 1:51 PM
  • "Chromebook Pixel hands-on (photos)" ZDNet 12:41 PM
  • "Get Real, Google. The Pixel Is Too Pricey" PC Magazine 11:52 AM
  • "Inside Google's ultrabook gambit: With a new laptop, Google is betting that living in the cloud on an ultrabook is not just cheaper, but much better." Fortune 11:08 AM
  • "Chromebook Pixel: Google takes on Apple" Telegraph 8:03 AM
  • "Low Latency No. 52: The waiting game" CNET News [cartoon] 10:15 AM
  • "Pearls Before Swine" GoComics 8:12 AM
Press Releases/Products/Public Relations
  • "SiriProxy lets you control almost anything in your home from your iPhone" TechHive 7:17 PM
  • "Weekend Poll: Does the budget iPhone have legs?" TUAW 7:13 PM
  • "Facebook for iOS Now Offers Free Voice Calls for Some Users - Mike Isaac - Social - AllThingsD" AllThingsD 3:46 PM
  • "XBMC Comes To Apple TV 2 Running 5.2" Cult of Mac 3:02 PM
  • "Journey to the Amazon Rainforest to Raise Butterflies with Flutter™: Butterfly Sanctuary for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch" Business Wire 12:54 PM
  • "Vine Flip: Transform your Vine videos into a pocket-sized flipbook" The Next Web 12:39 PM
  • " At Bat ready to play ball for 2013 season" TUAW 12:38 PM
  • "Google Launches Open API to iOS Developers for Maps App" PadGadget 12:38 PM
  • "MetroEarth For iPad: Should We Really Have To Pay For A Five Day Weather Forecast?" App Advice 12:33 PM
  • "Fotopedia Releases new 'Discover France' Photo App" PadGadget 10:15 AM
  • "Life-Spot Charges iPhones For The Whole Family Simultaneously" The Mac Observer 9:05 AM
  • "Capture High Dynamic Range Photos with New, Free HDR App" 148Apps 8:56 AM
  • "Google Maps SDK Updated, Now Available To All iOS Developers" Cult of Mac 8:51 AM
  • "The Auris Adds Bluetooth Connectivity To Any 30-Pin Speaker Dock" Cult of Mac 8:51 AM
  • "BBC updates its iPlayer app -- background streaming via AirPlay now enabled" BetaNews 8:41 AM
  • "The 8MM Vintage Camera App Could Help Film Producers Win An Oscar" App Advice 8:39 AM
  • "Access The No. 1 Drug Guide Right On Your iDevice With The Pill Book All-In-One App" App Advice 8:39 AM
  • "Orbitz Flights, Hotels, Cars Now Made Universal With Support For iPad" App Advice 8:39 AM
  • "WordPress For iOS Now Equipped With Draft Previews And Autosave Feature" App Advice 8:39 AM
  • "Ludei releases iBasket game on 7 app stores, showcasing cross-platform power of its HTML5 platform" The Next Web 8:24 AM
  • "Twisted Ways – new game for iOS to challenge you in so many ways" Daily Game 8:22 AM
  • "Nickelodeon releases Nick app for iPad" Engadget 8:09 AM
  • "Camera Hoax" prMac 10:57 AM
  • "Very Popular Trivia game Sketchomania Hits Apple App Store" prMac 9:05 AM
  • "Groove! Metronome: Focus on function in a classy design" prMac 9:05 AM
  • "Blue Wolf releases BOOM! - Music Edition for iBook: Graphic Novel" prMac 9:05 AM
  • "Twisted Ways - new game for iOS to challenge you in so many ways" prMac 8:50 AM
  • "Zombie Kittens of the Thirteen Colonies" prMac 8:50 AM
  • "Toughturtle LLC Releases Dive Bonaire An Interactive iOS App For Divers" prMac 8:50 AM
  • "3 Elles: 3 Great Women, 3 Great Apps and now a 4th one!" prMac 8:05 AM
  • "Bass Drop Drum and Bass - The D'n'B Sampler, Keyboard and Loop Station" prMac 8:05 AM
  • "Crochet Decoder HD for iPad released by Sugar Coded Apps" prMac 8:05 AM
  • "Introducing 2 Turntables and a Microphone for iPad" prMac 8:05 AM
  • "Knights Storming the Mac App Store" prMac 8:05 AM
  • "Pictoo's NameGames for iPad Helps Young Children Recognize Family Member" prMac 8:05 AM
  • "Russian Yourself Hard app launched" prMac 8:05 AM
  • "Scramble: Word Puzzle Game for iOS-Slide Letters Offscreen to Flip Order" prMac 8:05 AM
  • "Simplify 2.5 Controls the Whole Music. Literally" prMac 8:05 AM
  • "vitapoly releases iOS Social Framework ANE" prMac 8:05 AM
  • "Mud Snail Maiden 1.0 Free for iOS - Interactive Korean Fable in English" prMac 8:05 AM
  • "State of the Art Coaching with Prosperikit 1.0 for iOS" prMac 8:05 AM
Computer Industry
  • "CEO Whitman: 'We Should Not Break Up' HP" [Video Report] CNBC 10:01 AM
  • "HP's Whitman vows to keep the company intact, 'on track'" IDG News Service 11:54 AM
  • "Meg Whitman Wants to Fix and Rebuild HP, Not Break It Up (Video)" AllThingsD 1:11 PM
  • "H-P Good News Bodes Well for Whitman's Turnaround" [Video Report] Bloomberg 10:03 AM
  • "HP Investors Heave Sigh of Relief, But Challenges Remain" TheStreet 9:38 AM
  • "HP Earnings Better Than Feared, but Still Not Great" AllThingsD 9:51 AM
  • "H-P Analysts Aren't Exactly Jumping on Bullish Bandwagon" WSJ Blogs 12:34 PM
  • "H-P stock rally not seen since Mark Hurd era: But Meg Whitman's 'better together' gets mixed reviews" MarketWatch 12:49 PM
  • "HP shares jump after strong results, analysts raise targets" Reuters 10:01 AM
  • "H-P Shares Rally 8% on Upbeat Guidance" FOXBusiness 11:10 AM
  • "HP's first 'Project Moonshot' server due next quarter: HP claims the server consumes up to 89 percent less energy than a traditional x86 server" IDG News Service 11:17 AM
  • "HP's challenge: Sticking with its Project Moonshot fueled R&D plan" ZDNet 12:41 PM
  • "In Dell's Waning Cash Flows, Signs of Concern" New York Times [Free/Paid Registration Required] 10:16 AM
  • "Dell to sue Philips, alleges cathode-ray tube price fixing" ZDNet 12:42 PM
  • "Google requests more time to respond to Oracle's appeal brief and in-depth amicus curiae briefs" Foss Patents 9:53 AM
  • "Jazzed-up Microsoft is cooler than before" Reuters 12:12 PM
  • "Is Microsoft Now a Cool Brand Thanks to the Surface?" Minyanville 10:07 AM
  • "Hipsters have spoken: Microsoft is 'hip to be square'" The Register 12:29 PM
  • "What Will Microsoft Learn from the Wii U and PS4?" Forbes 10:08 AM
  • "Microsoft suffers from same hacking attack as Apple, Facebook, small number of computers infected" The Next Web 7:17 PM
  • "Microsoft says small number of its computers hacked" Reuters 7:10 PM
  • "Microsoft Hacked, Just Like Facebook and Apple" AllThingsD 7:12 PM
  • "Microsoft Joins Apple, Facebook as Target of Cyberattack" Bloomberg 7:13 PM
  • "Aussie hacker in international probe: An Australian hacker has found himself at the centre of an international corporate espionage investigation after leaking details of Microsoft's new Xbox and listing a prototype on eBay as a joke." Sydney Morning Herald 12:13 PM
  • "IBM MobileFirst aims to smooth enterprise path to mobility" V3 12:34 PM
  • "IBM plugs big data capabilities into Deutsche Telekom's M2M infrastructure for smarter cities" GigaOM 9:35 AM
  • "Intel acquires appMobi for HTML5 developer tools: The Pennsylvania company will continue to offer its cloud services to mobile app developers" IDG News Service 10:41 AM
  • "Gaming Will Revitalize Advanced Micro Devices" Seeking Alpha 9:59 AM
  • "Cisco wins big in India as Chinese set-top box manufacturers surge, says ABI Research" DigiTimes 10:49 AM
  • "FCC Ruling Could Set Connected Cars and Wi-Fi on Collision Course" Wired 12:37 PM
  • "Cellphone unlocking petition hits 100,000 signatures: The US government will have to reconsider its decision to ban cellphone unlocking, after an online petition reached the necessary 100,000 signatures." TG Daily 12:25 PM
  • "What to expect at Mobile World Congress 2013" PCWorld 11:54 AM
  • "What to Expect at Mobile World Congress 2013: MWC 2013 is on its way, and sure to bring lots of exciting news about new phones and tablets alike. Here's what we think we might see." PC Magazine 11:51 AM
  • "Mobile World Congress: Will the Windows ecosystem be relevant in Barcelona?" PCWorld 11:54 AM
  • "Tablets Take Off In 2012 According To Millennial, With Kindle Fire And iPad Mini Seeing Rapid Growth" TechCrunch 12:20 PM
Finances (Click heading for current Apple Stock price.)
Apple News
  • "Apple cash pile fight ends with a win for Greenlight Capital, judge rules" VentureBeat 8:12 PM
  • "Apple says it is 'disappointed' in court ruling, Greenlight calls its win 'significant' for shareholders" 9 to 5 Mac 7:18 PM
  • "Court Grants Einhorn Injunction Blocking Apple Shareholder Vote" The Mac Observer 3:53 PM
  • "Greenlight Wins Bid to Block Apple Shareholder Vote" Bloomberg 3:48 PM
  • "Morgan Stanley Meets with $AAPL CFO, Predicts Higher Dividend" The Mac Observer 1:56 PM
  • "Einhorn Says Apple Should Issue Preferred Stock: Bloomberg's Adam Satariano reports on Greenlight Capital founder David Einhorn's call for Apple to return more cash to shareholders." [Video Report] Bloomberg 12:56 PM
  • "Apple Out of Favor on the Street" [Video Report] CNBC 12:03 PM
  • "Analyst meets with Apple CFO; expects 6% cash return-update" Fortune 11:25 AM
  • "Apple on Joel Greenblatt's 'Magic Formula' Screen" The Motley Fool 10:57 AM
  • "Apple Shareholders Need to 'Think Different' and Back Einhorn" Breakout 10:19 AM
  • "Apple Called A 'Bubble' That Will Likely Follow Microsoft" BGR 9:50 AM
  • "Apple Faces Real Competition, and It's Not Microsoft" TheStreet 9:42 AM
  • "Bits v. Bytes: Follow the money" asymco 9:02 AM
  • "Apple Analyst Sees $630 Ahead and 3 Investor Insights Making Rounds" Wall St. Cheat Sheet 10:19 AM
Industry News
  • "Hewlett-Packard rises to lead tech rally: TI, Marvell also advance; but Netflix, BlackBerry retreat" MarketWatch 9:47 AM
  • "U.S. stocks rally; H-P boosts Dow index: S&P 500 drops for the week, breaking seven-week winning streak" MarketWatch 4:41 PM
  • "U.S. Stocks Rebound on German Confidence, Earnings Data" Bloomberg 4:42 PM
  • "Wall Street Rebounds from Two-Day Selloff" FOXBusiness 11:10 AM
  • "Wall Street rebounds on HP results, Fed officials' views" Reuters 4:42 PM
  • "Stocks Rally, Reversing a Slump, as Earnings Give a Jolt" TheStreet 4:43 PM
  • "S&P, Nasdaq wrap up worst week of 2013" CNNMoney 4:43 PM
  • "H-P, AIG Lead Stocks Higher" [Paid Membership Required] 4:43 PM
  • "Stocks: A Friday end to the slide?" CNNMoney 9:36 AM
  • "Asia Markets: Tokyo, Sydney stocks rise; Shanghai extends fall" MarketWatch 9:40 AM
  • "Europe Markets: Europe stocks jump after German Ifo data" MarketWatch 9:41 AM
  • "Most active Nasdaq-traded stocks: Nasdaq's 10 most active stocks at the close of trading" Associated Press 7:19 PM
  • "Final Glance: Computer companies/Computer companies shares up at the close of trading" Associated Press 7:19 PM
  • "Midday Glance: Computer companies/Computer companies shares up at 1 p.m." Associated Press 12:52 PM

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