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MacSurfer's Archive: Sunday, February 24, 2013
 

 

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Weekend Highlights: Over at The Telegraph, Roy Williams believes Apple should tap into the tremendous R&D talent in the UK; Computerworld's Mike Elgan highlights three groups who can't wait for the Apple Watch, developers, accessory makers, and market analysts; Will Apple play Christmas spoiler for retailers as consumers opt for expensive iPhone 6 models?; you may have noticed Apps in the App Store are no longer "Free" but instead say "Get", Philip Elmer-DeWitt explains; Jonny Evans dives in to the Apple Pay pool and how users of the service spend big; is Apple's thermonuclear war on Android over? It might be suggests Jeff John Roberts at Gigaom, in light of court filings; Apple updates iWork for iCloud with more languages, fonts, easy file renaming — more in our OS X section; Ted Landau discusses bug causing Yosemite to rename shared computers; Dennis Sellers reviews WALTR, an OS X app letting you copy files to your iDevice w/o iTunes; iPhone 6 outselling iPhone 6 Plus was 6:1, now down to 3:1; current "Apple suppliers say GT Advanced promised too much"; Gorilla Glass 4 very tough; more dangers in Masque malware as legit apps have been infiltrated; iPhone 6 Plus shipping times down, in stock in more places ahead of holidays; TechCrunch has a pic of a 24k gold iPad Air 2; John Stewart received a surprising call from Steve Jobs after the comedian skewered Apple on his show; is the future of homework to be found in video games!?; and could games receive new ratings for sexism?; Walt Mossberg's Re/code blog kills comments.

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Apple/Macintosh
  • "Apple loses shareholder vote lawsuit and drops plan/Apple has dropped a planned vote of shareholders after a US judge blocked the move in an ongoing spat over what to do with the tech giant's huge cash pile." BBC 6:33 AM
  • "David Einhorn's Rather Trivial Victory Over Apple" Forbes 1:00 PM
  • "Apple vs. Greenlight: deconstructing the battle over preferred stock/Hedge fund manager DaVid Einhorn makes the case for 'iPrefs' yielding $0.50 a quarter." Ars Technica 6:29 PM
  • "iPad and File Systems: Failure of Empathy/The iPad placed a clear bet on simplicity — and was criticized for it. The bet won. But now, can the iPad evolve toward more business applications without sacrificing its simplicity, without becoming a 'fridge-toaster'?" Monday Note 2:40 PM
  • "Apple's Revenue By Region: There's More To The Company's Story" Seeking Alpha 6:32 AM
  • "iPad mini helping Apple grow its lead in mobile ad impressions to third of market" AppleInsider 5:47 PM
  • "Samsung 'VoiceOver' suit stayed, waiting on patent ruling" Electronista 6:33 AM
  • "We know why Apple makes computers. But why Google?" Fortune 7:04 AM
  • "Is Huawei's New Phone Infringing on Apple's Virtual Clickwheel?" Patently Apple 11:35 AM
  • "Apple signals emerging-market rethink with India push" Reuters 8:10 PM
  • "Einhorn's 'Silly Sideshow' Just Got a Lot Less Silly for Apple" Wall Street Pit 2/23
  • "Ahead of Apple's Annual Shareholder Meeting, Einhorn Claims a Victory" The Motley Fool 2/23
  • "Apple's Sub-$500 Stock Price is Still Undeserved" Forbes 2/23
  • "FixYa: Apple's phones 3 times more reliable than Samsung's"  Fortune 2/23
  • "Apple iWatch to lead 500m wearable computer rush: Wearable computing devices to boom" Macworld UK 2/23
  • "Winners and Losers in the Next Smartphone War" Barron's 2/23
  • "Consultant: Cable Companies Won't Allow That Rumored Apple TV Settop Box" Forbes 2/23
  • "China Grants Apple 14 Design Patents for Smart Case & More" Patently Apple 2/23
  • "Apple Finally Abandons their Iconic 'Newton' Trademark" Patently Apple 2/23
OS X
News
  • "Apple's OS X Server and iCloud Targeted in new Patent Lawsuit" Patently Apple 2/22
AppleCare/Troubleshooting
  • "Virtualization Discussion - Questions" MacInTouch 2/23
  • "iTunes 11.0.2 Install" Rixstep 2/23
  • "Q&A: MacFixIt Answers/Readers ask questions about how to automate keystroke sequences in OS X, and other topics." MacFixIt 2/22
Reviews/How-To/Tips
  • "The 7-step edit in Aperture 3.4" Macworld 2/22
  • "The Complete Guide to the Mac App Store" Mactuts+ 2/22
  • "TotalSpaces: How Virtual Desktops on OS X Got Its Groove Back" The Mac Observer 2/22
  • "Exploring the Mac's sharing features" Macworld 2/22
  • "MacMost Now 830: Exporting Contacts Using Numbers" MacMost 2/22
  • "Emergency backups you didn't know you had" Macworld 2/22
  • "How to Enable the New 'Composers View' in iTunes 11.0.2" MacTrast 2/22
  • "iOS device syncing in iTunes 11, audiobook lengths, and listening in mono" Macworld 2/22
  • "You're working too hard – relax and try out these 10 amazing Mac easter eggs" memeburn 2/22
  • "What Can I Actually Upgrade On My Mac?" Lifehacker 2/22
  • "Change The Default Font Size In Notes App On Your Mac [OS X Tips] Cult of Mac 2/22
  • "How to Email Pictures from iPhoto Using Mail.app Instead of iPhoto's Built-in Email Feature" Mac OS X Hints 2/22
  • "Use Lynx Browser with Image Support in X11 for Fast Low Bandwidth Web Browsing" OS X Daily 2/22
  • "Have New Camera, Will Take Many Thousands Of Photos, Must Have Bulk Photo Editor For Mac" TeraTalks 2/22
  • "Yet Another App To Control iTunes From The Mac's Menubar (and this one does Spotify, too)" Mac 360 2/22
  • "When It Comes To Getting Things Done On A Mac, What's New Under The Sun? Eisenpower!" NoodleMac 2/22
  • "The Monster Calculator From Yesteryear Is Here Today And Ready For The Mac" BohemianBoomer 2/22
  • "If You're A Mac User Into Drag And Drop Instead Of Point And Click Then You'll Like Dropzone" Mac 360 2/22
  • "Why You'll Like Using A New Mac Database App That's Simple, Fast, Powerful, And Affordable" McSolo 2/22
Op/Ed
  • "Finish app developers discuss their success (Video)" 9 to 5 Mac 5:39 PM
  • "The Touch Screen That's Coming To The Mac And Why That's A Crazy, Brain Dead Idea" PixoBebo 2/22
Press Releases
  • "Fun Game: A Wrathful Scandinavian Goddess Will Send Chills Down Your Spine" Cult of Mac 12:42 PM
  • "Why Are There No True Cross-platform Filesystems?" touch /dev/null 6:36 AM
  • "Mac Apps: MacTracker for Mac, iOS, SeaMonkey, DivX Updated" FairerPlatform 2/23
  • "LiveCode: Funding Open Source via Kickstarter" TidBITS 2/23
  • "TextWrangler 4.5 Now Retina Ready; Gets New Go Menu, Compare Against Previous Versions, and More" MacPrices 2/22
  • "M-SIX introduces VEO for the AEC industry" Architosh 2/22
  • "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 2/22
  • "LEGO The Lord Of The Rings For Mac OS X Out Now, But Not On Steam" Cult of Mac 2/22
  • "Weather Tab Pro available on the Mac App Store, already Top 10" prMac 2/22
  • "Mac Apps: iAntivirus, TextWrangler, Chrome, Freeway" FairerPlatform 2/22
  • "These Are the Bacteria Lurking on Your Phone" Gizmodo 2/22
General Interest/Potpourri
  • "NFL turning to Apple's iPad to diagnose concussions during 2013-14 season" AppleInsider 5:41 PM
  • "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 2/22
  • "Samsung and Apple Slugging It Out in the Smart Connected Devices Market" AllThingsD 2/22
  • "'Post-PC Era' Predicted By Steve Jobs Taking Hold as Samsung Tops Apple in Connected Device Market" MacRumors 2/22
  • "Samsung has overtaken Apple in 'smart connected devices'" Fortune 2/22
  • "Tablets Take Off In 2012 According To Millennial, With Kindle Fire And iPad Mini Seeing Rapid Growth" TechCrunch 2/22
  • "Chart of the day: Apple tops Samsung in mobile ad share" Fortune 2/22
  • "Apple supplier penalized for polluting nearby river in China: Apple is investigating the incident, according to an environmental group" Computerworld 2/22
  • "Apple supplier faces sanctions over pollution" Financial Times [Paid Membership Required] 2/22
  • "Microsoft cooler than before, but Apple on top" Reuters 2/22
  • "LG ad riffs on Apple's panorama commercial, and expands on it" AppleInsider 2/22
  • "Google confirms Glass will work with iPhone" TUAW 2/22
  • "Ferrari edges out Apple to become world's most powerful brand" Digital Trends 2/22
  • "NYPD forms dedicated team to catch thieves who steal iPhones and iPads" New York Post 2/22
  • "Apple now working with NYPD to curb iPhone thefts" Network World 2/22
  • "NYPD creates special team to recover stolen Apple devices" CNET News 2/22
  • "How a dedicated team of NYPD cops work with Apple to catch iDevice thieves, even in other countries" 9 to 5 Mac 2/22
  • "NYPD Team Working With Apple to Catch iPhone, iPad Thieves" PC Magazine 2/22
  • "NYPD And Apple Team Up To Stop iThing Theft In NYC" TechCrunch 2/22
  • "Locked iPhone Sales Challenged in Hong Kong" WSJ.com [Paid Membership Required] 2/22
  • "iPhone Deflects Bullet, Saves Soldier's Life" MacTrast 2/22
  • "Free iOS MLB app update charges users $125.00" ZDNet 2/22
Non-Apple News
  • "Dalek designer Ray Cusick dies at 84" The Verge 6:38 PM
  • "Google's Chrome OS Coming to Tablets with Floating Menus & Touch Sensitive Housing" Patent Bolt 5:36 PM
  • "Samsung takes on Apple TV with the HomeSync media streamer" The Verge 2/23
  • "Google Glass Part Two: Binocular Vision" Patent Bolt 2/23
  • "Sony's PS4 future lies in the cloud" CNNMoney 2/22
  • "New video games mirror debates about data privacy, hacking" Washington Post [Free Registration Required] 2/22
  • "No touch screen, no keyboard: enter Airwriting" TG Daily 2/22
  • "Facebook engineers identify Graph Search's big data challenges" IDG News Service 2/22
  • "Facebook to put old, rarely viewed photos into 'cold storage'" NBC News 2/22
  • "Austrian research team develop a new flat, flexible, transparent, and potentially disposable polymer sheet for capturing images" DigiTimes 2/22
  • "Taiwan PC industry at a critical moment: An interview with Wistron chairman" DigiTimes 2/22
  • "'Star Trek'-like tricorder available soon" USA Today 2/22
  • "North Korea to offer mobile internet access" BBC 2/22
  • "LivesOn: New Service to Let You Tweet When You're Dead" ABCNews 2/22
  • "Amid Hacking Headaches, Twitter Begins Using Email Authentication" FOXBusiness 2/22
  • "Google buildings exposed to toxic vapors left by chipmakers" CNET News 2/22
  • "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 2/22
  • "Chrome 25 Adds Voice Support, Devs Get App Launcher" PC Magazine 2/22
  • "Google patches Chrome browser, bans stealth add-ons" PCWorld 2/22
  • "Conan can't resist making an ass of Google Glass" CNET News 2/22
  • "Nokia to fight rivals with cheaper models -sources" Reuters 2/22
  • "Samsung Wants to Be a Media Giant. Meet the Guy in Charge of Getting Them There." AllThingsD 2/22
  • "Samsung Copies the BlackBerry Playbook" WSJ.com [Paid Membership Required] 2/22
  • "Combes Named to Lead Alcatel-Lucent Through Troubled Time" New York Times [Free/Paid Registration Required] 2/22
Publications/Podcasts
  • "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 2/22
  • "An Apple watch, PS4, security and bug fixes, cheap iPhone and slippers" Insanely Great Mac 2/22
Hardware/Software
  • "Apple to launch completely redesigned iPad 5 tablet in September?" T3 2/23
  • "Smartwatch with Flexible Display; Apple Scores Patent" DeviceMAG 2/23
  • "Apple patent application hints at flexible touchscreen watch" TG Daily 2/23
  • "New iPad 5 Case Consistent with Rumored Mini-Style Redesign" MacRumors 2/22
  • "Apple Hiring 'Maps Ground Truth Data Specialist' in Australia" MacRumors 2/22
  • "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 2/22
  • "Apple releases iOS 6.1.3 beta with passcode bug fix in tow" CNET News 2/22
  • "Smartphone by Manufacturer - FixYa Report" FixYa 2/22
  • "Apple's iPhone Tops Smartphone Reliability Ratings" ReadWrite 2/22
  • "iPhones are 3X more reliable than Samsung smartphones, Fixya says" VentureBeat 2/22
  • "Apple v. Samsung: What are the most reliable smartphones on the market?" ZDNet 2/22
  • "FixYa Study Finds Apple Smartphones to be the Most Reliable" MacRumors 2/22
  • "Leaked iPad Mini Images Hint at Retina Display" PC Magazine 2/22
  • "AU Optronics reportedly started mass producing iPad mini 2 Retina panels" iDownload Blog 2/22
  • "Supposed 2nd-Gen iPad mini Images Surface with Blue Logo" PadGadget 2/22
  • "GIS expected to bump up touch panel lamination shipments for iPad mini" DigiTimes 2/22
  • "Is A Retina Display Coming To The MacBook Air In Q3 Of 2013?" Apple'n'Apps 2/22
  • "Apple working on techniques for presenting sound effects on a portable device" AppleDailyReport 2/22
Price Trackers/Deals
  • "Munch Time HD For iPhone and iPad Is Temporarily Available For Free (Normally $1.99)" Apple Sliced 2/23
  • "Doptrix For iPhone and iPad Is Free Right Now (Previously $0.99)" Apple Sliced 2/23
  • "Little Tribes For iPhone Is Free Today (Was $0.99)" Apple Sliced 2/23
  • "Today's Apps Gone Free: ABBYY CardHolder, Blux Camera, Link That Gugl And More" App Advice 2/23
  • "Doors&Rooms[PLUS] For iPhone and iPad Is Temporarily Available For Free (Normally $0.99)" Apple Sliced 2/22
  • "Nuclien For iPhone and iPad Is Free Right Now (Previously $0.99)" Apple Sliced 2/22
  • "FLASHOUT 3D For iPhone and iPad Is Free Today (Was $2.99)" Apple Sliced 2/22
  • "15" MacBook Pro Prices & Sales" MacPrices 2/22
  • "13" MacBook Pro Prices & Sales" MacPrices 2/22
  • "MacBook Pro Prices -15 Inch Models -$1,300 to $3,049 -Best Deals, Reviews & Information" MacReviewZone 2/22
  • "MacBook Pro Prices -13 Inch Models -$1,019 To $2,194 -Best Deals, Reviews & Information" MacReviewZone 2/22
  • "MacBook Air Prices -$600 To $1,599 -Best Deals, Reviews And Information" MacReviewZone 2/22
  • "PadGadget Daily App Deal – 11 iPad Apps on Sale" PadGadget 2/22
  • "Mac Games: Assassins Creed, $7.49; Civ V, $7.49; More" FairerPlatform 2/22

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Reviews/How-To/Tutorials/Tips
Reviews
  • "Review: Olloclip For iPhone 5" Macgasm 2/23
  • "Secure your iPad to your desk with the Soft Touch Flex holder (review)" ZDNet 2/23
  • "Chromebook Pixel vs. MacBook Air" Gizmag 2/22
  • "HTC One vs iPhone 5 camera duel: Ultrapixel tech tested" Crave @ CNET 2/22
  • "Which To Choose (Take Two): 27-inch iMac with GTX 675MX GPU? or with GeForce GTX 680MX?" Bare Feats 2/22
  • "Hands-on: Logitech Bluetooth Easy-Switch Keyboard, Mac, iOS" Electronista 2/22
  • "Logitech UE Mobile Boombox" iLounge 2/22
  • "Reviews: Apogee Electronics MiC Studio Quality Microphone" iLounge 2/22
  • "Four Speck cases for the iPhone 5" Macworld 2/22
  • "Review: SmartFlex View for iPhone 5" Macworld 2/22
  • "Review: CandyShell Grip for iPhone 5" Macworld 2/22
  • "Review: SmartFlex Card for iPhone 5" Macworld 2/22
  • "Review: Delano Case for iPad Mini, Nexus 7, Kindle Fire, Kindle, And Other 7' Tablet" Run Around Tech 2/22
iPad/iPhone/iPod touch Apps
  • "iPad apps for special needs kids" USA Today 6:47 AM
  • "The Phrasal Verbs Machine: An iPad App with an Unusual Approach to Grammar" eXtensions 2/23
  • "Let's create! Pottery HD for iPhone and iPad review" iMore 2/23
  • "Postcardly Postcards for iOS review: Only a few steps, and your postcard is in the mail" CNET Reviews 2/22
  • "Review: Aerofly FS – A Realistic, Easy-to-Learn Flight Simulator for iOS" MacTrast 2/22
  • "Mailbox for iPhone Eases Email Triage but Lacks Key Features" TidBITS 2/22
  • "Furnish for iOS taps augmented reality to transport IKEA and Crate & Barrel furniture to your home" The Next Web 2/22
  • "Comparing iPad weather apps at a glance" iMore 2/22
  • "Built For Entrepreneurs And Investors, Simplr For iPhone Sorts And Prioritizes Your AngelList Feeds" TechCrunch 2/22
  • "Yahoo updates Flickr iPhone app with tagging, faster uploads, volume shutter and more" Digital Trends 2/22
  • "Vector Graphics Geeks Will Fall for Bézier – iPad App Review" PadGadget 2/22
  • "Met Someone New? Say, 'Hello.' Then, Use iPhone's Evernote Hello To Remember The Details (it's free)" Mac 360 2/22
  • "Appidemic: Worm Run for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch" AppleTell 2/22
  • "'Backflip Madness' Review - The Worst Game I Can't Stop Playing" Touch Arcade 2/22
How-To/Tutorial
  • "How To Take a Screenshot of Your iPad" Macinstruct 2/23
  • "How To Zoom Into Images, Save Captions, And More In Official Instagram App For iPhone" Redmond Pie 2/23
Tips
  • "Having Boot-Up Time Issues With Your Jailbroken Device? Check Out evasi0n 1.5" App Advice 6:32 AM
  • "Study Smarter – Take Notes And Highlight Text Within iBooks [iOS Tips] Cult of Mac 2/22
  • "Automatically backing up photos via cellular data Article" iLounge 2/22
Analysis/Commentary/Editorial/Opinion
  • "If Apple had unveiled Google Glasses...: What would the reaction have been if Apple, and not Google, unveiled futuristic glasses?" Network World 11:05 PM
  • "Apple's Oscar Ad Puts iPad Apps in Spotlight" Mashable 11:06 PM
  • "On Steve Jobs' birthday, here are some of his funniest moments" The Next Web 7:06 PM
  • "Today is the 58th anniversary of Steve Jobs' birth" MacDailyNews 11:26 AM
  • "Life, death, calligraphy: The world of Steve Jobs" Fortune 9:14 AM
  • "On Steve Jobs' 58th birthday, a look back at Jobs' greatest Video hits" Network World 5:36 PM
  • "Apple, Fans, Friends Mark Another Weird Steve Jobs Birthday" FairerPlatform 1:29 PM
  • "How Not to Write an 'X Totally Pwned an Apple Product' Article, by Brooke Crothers" TheMacAdvocate 7:08 PM
  • "10 things Apple totally messed up: Apple is perfect, except when it isn't" TechRadar UK 1:02 PM
  • "How could Apple make a cheap iPhone Mini?" ZDNet 2/23
  • "Why the Apple iWatch and Google Glass Don't Matter" Cult of Mac 2/23
  • "Will Apple Scare Pandora and Sirius XM This Week?" Forbes 2/23
  • "The Macalope Weekly: People hate clowns" Macworld 2/23
  • "Rumor: iPad 5 Cases Show New Design" AppleBitch 2/23
  • "Apple Loop: Considering iPrefs, Patenting The iWatch, Living In A 'Weird' Post-Jobs World" Forbes 2/22
  • "iPad problems: What users complain about most" Digital Trends 2/22
  • "Judge tells Apple and Samsung to narrow their new patent case" Ars Technica 2/22
  • "Samsung's outrageous VoiceOver suit against Apple stayed in Germany" iDownload Blog 2/22
  • "The iPad Can Be a True Mac Alternative" Shawn Blanc 2/22
  • "Why the iPad still can't be a true Mac replacement" Macworld 2/22
  • "Why I bought a MacBook Air" ZDNet 2/22
  • "Chromebook Pixel Validates Microsoft's Touch Strategy, Could Force Apple's Hand" Benzinga Insights 2/22
  • "How China Mobile Could Get the iPhone" TheStreet 2/22
  • "How Apple Is Better At 'Planned Obsolescence' Than Any Other Technology Company" Mac 360 2/22
  • "Why Every Analyst Is In Love With The Siren Song Of The Low-Cost iPhone" TechCrunch 2/22
  • "Why An iPhone Mini Is Key For Apple Continuing To Grow" Cult of Mac 2/22
  • "Apple's Innovation Problem" Forbes 2/22
  • "More Support For A Low Cost iPhone" Apple Bitch 2/22
  • "Brazil lawsuit claims iPad 3 made intentionally obsolete" iDownload Blog 2/22
  • "Will Apple Exist 3 Years From Now? How Much Will It Be Worth?" Seeking Alpha 2/22
  • "Steve Job's Financial Planning Advice: You Are Already Naked" Forbes 2/22
  • "Why iOS won't become Apple's 'Windows XP'" ZDNet 2/22
  • "Risk Averse: Will iOS Become Apple's Windows XP?" ReadWrite 2/22
  • "Apple Patent For Solar Watch Could Fire Up Stock Again" Forbes 2/22
  • "Wearable computing devices — like, say, an 'iWatch,' could exceed 485 million annual shipments by 2018" AppleDailyReport 2/22
  • "Apple's iWatch Concept Is Real - And Here's How It Might Work" ReadWrite 2/22
  • "Apple 'slap wrap' patent fuels iWatch rumour" ZDNet 2/22
Non-Apple
  • "HP's Android-Powered Slate 7 Tablet Is Cheap And It Works, But Is That Really Enough?" TechCrunch 6:23 PM
  • "Feeling Blue: Microsoft, You're Releasing it Wrong/Why is Microsoft working on a major update to Windows 8 when so many small things need to be fixed first, and faster?" Paul Thurrott's SuperSite for Windows 12:51 PM
  • "iPad mini vs. Galaxy Note 8.0 hands on!" iMore 2/23
  • "It's Not Email That's Broken, It's You" TidBITS 2/23
  • "Google laptop shows Apple a thing or two: Google's Chromebook Pixel has two killer features that MacBooks don't. Maybe it's time for Apple to rethink the MacBook concept." CNET News 2/23
  • "How Google Stole Apple's Thunder And Became Everyone's Favorite Tech Company Again" San Francisco Chronicle 2/23
  • "Weighing In on Sensor Size" New York Times [Free/Paid Registration Required] 2/23
  • "How Much Interest Is There, Really, in PlayStation 4?" Forbes 2/23
  • "Google Glass Isn't Very Good Yet, And It Gives People Headaches, Says VC Who Played With Them" Business Insider 2/22
  • "I miss removable batteries" ZDNet 2/22
  • "6 ways to speed an old computer" USA Today 2/22
  • "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 2/22
  • "Even Sony isn't sure what PS4 will look like" Mashable 2/22
  • "The Hottest Games Coming to Sony's PS4" PC Magazine 2/22
  • "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 2/22
  • "Why you should sign the phone-unlocking petition right now" InfoWorld 2/22
  • "Hands-on with the Ubuntu Touch Linux smartphone" InfoWorld 2/22
  • "Where Is The Digital Work Force Growing Fastest?" Forbes 2/22
  • "Slideshow: Technologies that stood out at 60th ISSCC" EE Times 2/22
  • "What smartphone feature would you like to see in the future?" CNN 2/22
  • "Here's what Facebook Graph Search is doing next" VentureBeat [Free Registration Required] 2/22
  • "How to post to Facebook, Twitter after you die" CNN 2/22
  • "You Will Subscribe To, Not Buy Software" BYTE 2/22
  • "Is Republic's $19 cell phone service too good to be true?" CNET News 2/22
  • "Patent Application Reveals Key Factors In Google News Algorithm" Forbes 2/22
  • "Hearing Is Believing: People Don'T Realize How Important Great Sound Is Until They Experience It" BGR 2/22
  • "Sorry, But There'S No Defense For The Chromebook Pixel" BGR 2/22
  • "Chromebook Pixel hands-on (photos)" ZDNet 2/22
  • "Get Real, Google. The Pixel Is Too Pricey" PC Magazine 2/22
  • "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 2/22
  • "Chromebook Pixel: Google takes on Apple" Telegraph 2/22
Humor/Cartoons
  • "Google Glasses Remixed with Google Ads" The Loop 6:22 PM
  • "Low Latency No. 52: The waiting game" CNET News [cartoon] 2/22
Press Releases/Products/Public Relations
  • "The Magazine: now with full-article sharing, web subscriptions" Marco Arment 6:45 PM
  • "Mophie adds Juice Pack Air to iPhone 5 battery-case line" Electronista 7:43 PM
  • "Quick Key grading app uses iPhone's camera to skip the Scantron" 9 to 5 Mac 8:42 AM
  • "GoDaddy-Owned Mobile Website Creation App M.dot Gets New Update" App Advice 7:29 AM
  • "Blue Wolf releases A grandfather and village for iPad: Picture storybook" prMac 6:47 AM
  • "You Can Now Sync And Watch Full Episodes Of 'Conan' In The Team Coco iPhone App" App Advice 2/23
  • "Using Tear-off Tabs for iPhone you can create instant awesome quality flyers with tear-off tabs." Addfone 2/23
  • "Caturday: Get a new cat every minute on your iPhone or iPad" TUAW 2/23
  • "Mysia Games introduces Pigs don't fly 1.0 - Game for all Platforms" prMac 2/23
  • "SiriProxy lets you control almost anything in your home from your iPhone" TechHive 2/22
  • "Weekend Poll: Does the budget iPhone have legs?" TUAW 2/22
  • "Facebook for iOS Now Offers Free Voice Calls for Some Users - Mike Isaac - Social - AllThingsD" AllThingsD 2/22
  • "XBMC Comes To Apple TV 2 Running 5.2" Cult of Mac 2/22
  • "Journey to the Amazon Rainforest to Raise Butterflies with Flutter™: Butterfly Sanctuary for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch" Business Wire 2/22
  • "Vine Flip: Transform your Vine videos into a pocket-sized flipbook" The Next Web 2/22
  • "MLB.com At Bat ready to play ball for 2013 season" TUAW 2/22
  • "Google Launches Open API to iOS Developers for Maps App" PadGadget 2/22
  • "MetroEarth For iPad: Should We Really Have To Pay For A Five Day Weather Forecast?" App Advice 2/22
  • "Fotopedia Releases new 'Discover France' Photo App" PadGadget 2/22
  • "Life-Spot Charges iPhones For The Whole Family Simultaneously" The Mac Observer 2/22
  • "Capture High Dynamic Range Photos with New, Free HDR App" 148Apps 2/22
  • "Google Maps SDK Updated, Now Available To All iOS Developers" Cult of Mac 2/22
  • "The Auris Adds Bluetooth Connectivity To Any 30-Pin Speaker Dock" Cult of Mac 2/22
  • "BBC updates its iPlayer app -- background streaming via AirPlay now enabled" BetaNews 2/22
  • "The 8MM Vintage Camera App Could Help Film Producers Win An Oscar" App Advice 2/22
  • "Access The No. 1 Drug Guide Right On Your iDevice With The Pill Book All-In-One App" App Advice 2/22
  • "Orbitz Flights, Hotels, Cars Now Made Universal With Support For iPad" App Advice 2/22
  • "WordPress For iOS Now Equipped With Draft Previews And Autosave Feature" App Advice 2/22
  • "Ludei releases iBasket game on 7 app stores, showcasing cross-platform power of its HTML5 platform" The Next Web 2/22
  • "Twisted Ways – new game for iOS to challenge you in so many ways" Daily Game 2/22
  • "Nickelodeon releases Nick app for iPad" Engadget 2/22
  • "Camera Hoax" prMac 2/22
  • "Very Popular Trivia game Sketchomania Hits Apple App Store" prMac 2/22
  • "Groove! Metronome: Focus on function in a classy design" prMac 2/22
  • "Blue Wolf releases BOOM! - Music Edition for iBook: Graphic Novel" prMac 2/22
  • "Twisted Ways - new game for iOS to challenge you in so many ways" prMac 2/22
  • "Zombie Kittens of the Thirteen Colonies" prMac 2/22
  • "Toughturtle LLC Releases Dive Bonaire An Interactive iOS App For Divers" prMac 2/22
  • "3 Elles: 3 Great Women, 3 Great Apps and now a 4th one!" prMac 2/22
  • "Bass Drop Drum and Bass - The D'n'B Sampler, Keyboard and Loop Station" prMac 2/22
  • "Crochet Decoder HD for iPad released by Sugar Coded Apps" prMac 2/22
  • "Introducing 2 Turntables and a Microphone for iPad" prMac 2/22
  • "Knights Storming the Mac App Store" prMac 2/22
  • "Pictoo's NameGames for iPad Helps Young Children Recognize Family Member" prMac 2/22
  • "Russian Yourself Hard app launched" prMac 2/22
  • "Scramble: Word Puzzle Game for iOS-Slide Letters Offscreen to Flip Order" prMac 2/22
  • "Simplify 2.5 Controls the Whole Music. Literally" prMac 2/22
  • "vitapoly releases iOS Social Framework ANE" prMac 2/22
  • "Mud Snail Maiden 1.0 Free for iOS - Interactive Korean Fable in English" prMac 2/22
  • "State of the Art Coaching with Prosperikit 1.0 for iOS" prMac 2/22
Computer Industry
  • "Microsoft preparing Windows Blue public preview with significant search improvements" The Verge 6:40 AM
  • "Windows Blue to be free for Windows 8 users, will RTM at build 9600 and launch in August" WinBeta 7:01 AM
  • "Report: Microsoft Blue Is Coming this Summer with Internet Explorer 11 Baked In" Gizmodo 12:40 PM
  • "Microsoft Discloses It Too Was Hit by Hackers" WSJ.com [Paid Membership Required] 6:42 AM
  • "Microsoft adds new features to Office Web Apps" Neowin 7:02 AM
  • "Microsoft And The Raiders Of The Lost App" Seeking Alpha 10:13 AM
  • "Behind the next-gen Xbox leaks and police raid of hacker SuperDaE" The Verge 9:15 AM
  • "LG has no plans for Windows Phone 8 handsets: The Korean consumer electronics company isn't closing the door on Microsoft's mobile operating system, but it isn't particularly enthusiastic about it either." CNET Reviews 9:28 AM
  • "U.S. court filings show Google refuses to withdraw German injunction requests against Microsoft" Foss Patents 6:36 AM
  • "Surface RT rumored for Japan launch; 128 GB Surface Pro still hard to find" Neowin 7:01 AM
  • "HP's first Android tablet is $169 and will be at Mobile World Congress: And this tablet is Reportedly the first of many." Ars Technica 12:59 PM
  • "HP's Going Android With Its $169 Slate 7 Tablet" Gizmodo 12:45 PM
  • "HP switches to Android for $169 Slate 7, phones planned too: Hewlett-Packard is making a tablet comeback, switching to Android and taking on the Google Nexus 7 with the HP Slate 7." CNET Reviews 2:38 PM
  • "HP to make $169 Android tablet, eschewing Windows" Associated Press 12:53 PM
  • "Here's HP's comeback tablet: the steel-framed, Android-based Slate7" GigaOM 12:47 PM
  • "Can hackers control your HP Printer remotely and set it on fire" VR-Zone 6:56 AM
  • "Lithium air battery gives IBM hope of power without fire" Bloomberg News 7:00 AM
  • "New Lenovo tablets run Android 4.2, quad-core processors: Lenovo's 7-inch A3000 and 10-inch S6000 combine the latest hardware with fast ARM processors" Computerworld 11:42 AM
  • "Mobile Revolution Buffets Taiwan PC Rivals" New York Times [Free/Paid Registration Required] 7:24 AM
Finances (Click heading for current Apple Stock price.)
Apple News
  • "Apple cash pile fight ends with a win for Greenlight Capital, judge rules" VentureBeat 2/22
  • "Apple says it is 'disappointed' in court ruling, Greenlight calls its win 'significant' for shareholders" 9 to 5 Mac 2/22
  • "Court Grants Einhorn Injunction Blocking Apple Shareholder Vote" The Mac Observer 2/22
  • "Greenlight Wins Bid to Block Apple Shareholder Vote" Bloomberg 2/22
  • "Morgan Stanley Meets with $AAPL CFO, Predicts Higher Dividend" The Mac Observer 2/22
  • "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 2/22
  • "Apple Out of Favor on the Street" [Video Report] CNBC 2/22
  • "Analyst meets with Apple CFO; expects 6% cash return-update" Fortune 2/22
  • "Apple on Joel Greenblatt's 'Magic Formula' Screen" The Motley Fool 2/22
  • "Apple Shareholders Need to 'Think Different' and Back Einhorn" Breakout 2/22
  • "Apple Called A 'Bubble' That Will Likely Follow Microsoft" BGR 2/22
  • "Apple Faces Real Competition, and It's Not Microsoft" TheStreet 2/22
  • "Bits v. Bytes: Follow the money" asymco 2/22
Industry News
  • "Hewlett-Packard rises to lead tech rally: TI, Marvell also advance; but Netflix, BlackBerry retreat" MarketWatch 2/22
  • "U.S. stocks rally; H-P boosts Dow index: S&P 500 drops for the week, breaking seven-week winning streak" MarketWatch 2/22
  • "U.S. Stocks Rebound on German Confidence, Earnings Data" Bloomberg 2/22
  • "Wall Street Rebounds from Two-Day Selloff" FOXBusiness 2/22
  • "Wall Street rebounds on HP results, Fed officials' views" Reuters 2/22
  • "Stocks Rally, Reversing a Slump, as Earnings Give a Jolt" TheStreet 2/22
  • "S&P, Nasdaq wrap up worst week of 2013" CNNMoney 2/22
  • "H-P, AIG Lead Stocks Higher" WSJ.com [Paid Membership Required] 2/22
  • "Stocks: A Friday end to the slide?" CNNMoney 2/22
  • "Asia Markets: Tokyo, Sydney stocks rise; Shanghai extends fall" MarketWatch 2/22
  • "Europe Markets: Europe stocks jump after German Ifo data" MarketWatch 2/22
  • "Most active Nasdaq-traded stocks: Nasdaq's 10 most active stocks at the close of trading" Associated Press 2/22
  • "Final Glance: Computer companies/Computer companies shares up at the close of trading" Associated Press 2/22
  • "Midday Glance: Computer companies/Computer companies shares up at 1 p.m." Associated Press 2/22

 
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