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MacSurfer's Archive: Saturday, March 16, 2013


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  • "Previewing OS X 10.9: What can we expect from Apple's next operating system?" Digital Trends 2:20 PM
  • "New 'Why iPhone' section of Apple's web site touts smartphone superiority" AppleInsider 5:35 PM
  • "Apple adds new webpage, sends out emails telling us why people love iPhones... more than other phones" iMore 5:36 PM
  • "Waiting for Apple's iWatch" Los Angeles Times [Paid Membership Required] 11:31 AM
  • "Apple Marketing Boss Goes on the Offensive Against Android, Samsung" iPhone Connection 2:48 PM
  • "Apple Hint At Cheap Plastic iPhone Alternative" World TV PC 11:26 AM
  • "Apple sued by THX for allegedly misusing patented speaker tech in iPhone, iPad and iMac" AppleInsider 9:43 AM
  • "Apple sued by THX over iMac, iPad, and iPhone speaker design" The Verge 9:44 AM
  • "Is China Trying to Screw Apple?" Cult of Mac 12:50 PM
  • "Apple: A Canary In The Stock Market Coal Mine" Seeking Alpha 9:50 AM
  • "Links 16 March: Apple's Mexican Troubles Over iPhone and iFone Trademarks" Forbes 11:23 AM
  • "Apple Suffers Setback in Dispute over IPhone Name in Mexico" ["Apple sued to have the Ifone brand revoked on grounds it had expired for the Mexican company, but a federal court found that Ifone SA, registered in 2003, was making proper use of it. The Supreme Court this week rejected Apple's appeal against the decision at the request of Ifone."] [Paid Membership Required] 3/15
  • "iPhone name in peril in Mexico following local court ruling: The Mexican Supreme Court today sided with a local company over Apple when it comes to the naming rights of the iPhone." CNET News 3/15
  • "Apple's Mexican 'iPhone' naming rights threatened as Supreme Court upholds 'iFone' ruling" AppleInsider 3/15
  • "Google quotes Steve Jobs biography in attempt to salvage patent and win iPhone import ban" Foss Patents 3/15
  • "Apple employees downgrade Tim Cook: Apple CEO Tim Cook fell sharply in Glassdoor's tech CEO rankings this year, while Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg catapulted to No. 1."  CNNMoney 3/15
  • "Glassdoor: Employees rank Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg as CEO of the year; Apple's Tim Cook loses top spot" The Next Web 3/15
  • "Glassdoor: Mark Zuckerberg rated top CEO, Tim Cook plunges to 18" VentureBeat 3/15
  • "Samsung To Take A Bite Out Of Apple's Enterprise Business"  Forbes 3/15
  • "Is the iPad Ready for a Challenge in the Enterprise?"  AllThingsD 3/15
  • "Is Apple underestimating the threat posed by Samsung?" Network World 3/15
  • "Why an Apple Bear Changed His Mind on the Company" Daily Ticker 3/15
  • "Apple Faces Class Action Lawsuit Over Screen Ghosting on Retina MacBook Pros" MacRumors 3/15
  • "Got a MacBook Pro with a LG Retina screen? You're part of a lawsuit" Digital Trends 3/15
  • "Update OS X to ensure Java security: Apple's latest updates include fixes to prevent Java applet execution that may occur even with the plug-in disabled." MacFixIt 3/15
  • "Apple updates Mountain Lion, patches Safari: OS X 10.8.3 adds Boot Camp support for Windows 8" Computerworld 3/15
  • "OS X 10.8.3 Mountain Lion Update Now Available With Support For Windows 8 Via Boot Camp" Redmond Pie 3/15
  • "MacWindows: Apple releases Boot Camp 5 for booting Macs with Windows 8" MacWindows 3/15
  • "Mac OS X 10.8.3 update: Fails to fix kernel panics" Betalogue 3/15
  • "MacWindows: OS X 10.8.3 fixes Active Directory lockouts, login delays" MacWindows 3/15
  • "Apple purges OS X flaw that let Java apps run when plugin was disabled" Ars Technica 3/15
  • "Safari 6.0.3 Security Update Fixes WebKit Flaws" Intego 3/15
  • "Q&A: MacFixIt Answers/Readers ask about proper battery care, why data in a guest account disappears on restart, and other topics." CNET Reviews 3/15
  • "Address 'Update Failed' when installing OS X 10.8.3: If you cannot install the latest OS X update after experiencing errors with its initial installation, then there are several steps you can take." MacFixIt 3/15
  • "Bugs & Fixes: Recover photos lost in an import" Macworld 3/15
  • "Repix for iPhone and iPad review" iMore 2:44 PM
  • "How to easily turn a Photo Stream into a public website" iDownload Blog 2:42 PM
  • "How To Generate Wi-Fi QR Codes And Share It With iPhone And Android Users" Redmond Pie 2:38 PM
  • "How To Enable Landscape Mode In Settings App On iPhone" Redmond Pie 2:37 PM
  • "How to Create a Secure, Encrypted File Container in OS X" The Mac Observer 11:46 AM
  • "How to disable access to Siri and Passbook from the iPhone lock screen" iMore 11:21 AM
  • "Motion Composer 1.6 review: The easy way to create web animations" Macworld UK 3/15
  • "Mac Gems: Characters makes it easy to type special characters and symbols" Macworld 3/15
  • "Stop drowning in apps" Macworld 3/15
  • "How to Set a Static IP Address in Mac OS X" Macinstruct 3/15
  • "5 Ways to Play Games On Your Mac" Mactuts+ 3/15
  • "2 Ways To Kill A Running App On Your Mac (the free and easy way, or the classy expensive way)" McSolo 3/15
  • "If You Use The Clipboard On Your Mac You Must Have This Free App" TeraTalks 3/15
  • "Where Have All The Mac Writers Gone? They All Want What This Writing Tool Gives" Mac 360 3/15
  • "Free: A Very Simple Way To Move Files From One Mac To Another With A Click" BohemianBoomer 3/15
  • "The Easiest, Simplest Way To Transfer Photos Back And Forth Between Mac, iPhone And iPad Is Free" NoodleMac 3/15
  • "Silverlight: the next plugin Apple will be blocking" brunerd 3/15
Press Releases
  • "Introducing Birthdays Calendar 1.0 - A powerful birthday utility for iOS" prMac 2:39 PM
  • "Perdrix Apps Releases New E-Book Reader App for iPad/iPhone/iPod touch" prMac 2:38 PM
  • "Cryptocat for Mac Creates a Private, Disposable Chatroom on Your Desktop" Lifehacker 3/15
  • "Mac Updates: MLCC's OS X 10.8.3 Ready, rMBP SMC Update 1.1, AirRadar 2.3" FairerPlatform 3/15
General Interest/Potpourri
  • "Chinese TV caught asking celebrities to bash Apple" Fortune 5:41 PM
  • "Supply chain chatter points to Retina iPad mini debut in second half of 2013" iDownload Blog 2:43 PM
  • "TSMC Speculated to Work on Apple A7 Processors" DeviceMAG 11:39 AM
  • "Why I stopped wearing my iPod nano as a watch" GigaOM 11:19 AM
  • "Samsung Unloads on Apple: Tech Weekly" TheStreet 9:55 AM
  • "Apple's former retail chief: 'I didn't fit in at Apple'" Crave @ CNET 11:37 AM
  • "'Jobs' biopic with Ashton Kutcher release to be delayed, new date yet to be announced" 9 to 5 Mac 3/15
  • "Is Apple ready for the Samsung Galaxy S4?" CNET TV 3/15
  • "Browett says he 'didn't fit' with Apple in six-month stint" The Independent 3/15
  • "John Browett Reflects on Lessons From Brief Stint as Apple Retail Chief" MacRumors 3/15
  • "Former Apple retail chief: 'I just didn't fit'" CNET News 3/15
  • "John Browett and Apple retail: 'rejected for fit rather than competency'" Ars Technica 3/15
  • "Ex-Retail Chief Admits: 'I Just Didn't Fit'" ifoAppleStore 3/15
  • "Apple and Volkswagen Slammed on China Consumer Protection TV Show" Minyanville 3/15
  • "Vauxhall ADAM, Honda, Acura, and Ferrari connecting with Apple Siri Eyes Free" AppleTell 3/15
  • "More iPhone 5 4G support likely in France after spectrum refarming decision" ZDNet 3/15
  • "$149 iPhone 5 now available from Strata Networks" iDownload Blog 3/15
Non-Apple News
  • "Flickr App is Updated With Hashtag Support" iClarified 9:05 PM
  • "Penguins Allowed To Enjoy 'Obsolete iPad'" Gizmodo 8:53 PM
  • "Samsung's Galaxy S4: What the Koreans are saying" Fortune 5:38 PM
  • "Nest founder: 'We don't expect people to buy a new one of these every year'" AppleInsider 5:36 PM
  • "This supercomputer center uses geothermal cooling" TG Daily 3/15
  • "Bell Labs aims at getting more products to market faster" IDG News Service 3/15
  • "Surfers kick sand in tech billionaire's face in California beach fight" Reuters [Free Registration Required] 3/15
  • "Gamer hacks SimCity to run offline" BBC 3/15
  • "Google Translate Gets Personalized Phrasebook" PC Magazine 3/15
  • "A Google OS would struggle to compete with Windows for 1-2 years, say Taiwan notebook platers" DigiTimes 3/15
  • "Google's Schmidt to visit Myanmar, an untapped telecoms market" Reuters 3/15
  • "Samsung's Galaxy S4 first to launch with B2B tool Knox" ZDNet 3/15
  • "Samsung's new Galaxy S IV smartphone has eye-detection feature" New York Post 3/15
  • "Samsung borrows from Broadway in showy debut of Galaxy S4" Associated Press 3/15
  • "Samsung to launch Tizen OS phone in 2013; DoCoMo plans to sell it" IDG News Service 3/15
  • "HTC President Calls Samsung'S Galaxy S 4 Event Embarrassing" BGR 3/15
  • "Inside Samsung Galaxy S 4's face and eye-tracking technology: Smart Scroll and Smart Pause track eye and facial movement to make video watching and scrolling better" Macworld UK 3/15
  • "Samsung Preparing Docking Bluetooth Game Pad for Galaxy Range" Gizmodo 3/15
  • "Samsung Gets Dream New York Post Cover After Extravagant Launch Event For New Phone" Business Insider 3/15
  • "Gene Steinberg meets Kirk McElhearn, Macworld's 'iTunes Guy,' Roy Choi, from TechnoBuffalo, and Avram Piltch, from Laptop magazine, this week on the Tech Night Owl LIVE!" The Tech Night Owl LIVE 3/15
  • "Interview: CadFaster of Finland talks to Architosh about BIM and Mobility" Architosh 3/15
  • "Adam Engst on Subscriptions, The Death of Google Reader, and How Much Change is Too Much?" MacVoices 3/15
  • "Retina iPad Mini later, new Nexus 7 sooner: DisplaySearch: Small tablets are moving to very-high-resolution displays, like larger 10-inch class tablets have done in the last year or so." CNET News 3/15
  • "Heads up Apple, here comes Samsung's 8-core chip: Samsung is set to begin manufacturing its eight-core phone and tablet processor in the second quarter. That's a problem for Apple because Apple is both competing with Samsung and getting its A6 from the South Korean company." CNET News 3/15
  • "Apple's 'budget' iPhone expected to have same 4-inch display as iPhone 5" AppleInsider 3/15
  • "Apple's Low-Cost iPhone Reportedly Getting The Same 4-Inch Display As iPhone 5, 'Super-Thin' Plastic Case" TechCrunch 3/15
  • "Rumor: New Low Cost iPhone To Have 4 Inch Display" AppleBitch 3/15
  • "UL warns of counterfeit Apple USB power adapters" CNET News 3/15
  • "iPad May Run Away From Home a Lot Longer: Apple's newly awarded patent for wireless charging technology suggests the company may be developing a product that would dramatically reduce the iPad's dependence on having an electrical outlet nearby. That may be a boon for frequent flyers, but it may not excite those who use their iPads on a couch, or in bed, or in some other cozy at-home setting where recharging isn't an issue." MacNewsWorld 3/15
Price Trackers/Deals
  • "Bio Crisis For iPhone and iPad Is Temporarily Available For Free (Normally $2.99)" Apple Sliced 9:28 AM
  • "BattleFriends at Sea PREMIUM For iPhone and iPad Is Free Right Now (Previously $2.99)" Apple Sliced 9:28 AM
  • "Bouncy Penguin HD For iPhone and iPad Is Free Today (Was $0.99)" Apple Sliced 9:28 AM
  • "Arcs For iPhone and iPad Is Temporarily Available For Free (Normally $1.99)" Apple Sliced 3/15
  • "Quick Brightness For iPhone and iPad Is Free Right Now (Previously $0.99)" Apple Sliced 3/15
  • "Flight! For iPhone and iPad Is Free Today (Was $0.99)" Apple Sliced 3/15
  • "15" MacBook Pro Prices & Sales" MacPrices 3/15
  • "13" MacBook Pro Prices & Sales" MacPrices 3/15
  • "MacBook Air Prices & Sales" MacPrices 3/15
  • "MacBook Air Prices -$600 To $1,599 -Best Deals, Reviews And Information" MacReviewZone 3/15
  • "MacBook Pro Prices -15 Inch Models -$1,300 to $3,049 -Best Deals, Reviews & Information" MacReviewZone 3/15
  • "MacBook Pro Prices -13 Inch Models -$1,019 To $2,194 -Best Deals, Reviews & Information" MacReviewZone 3/15
  • "Apple Selling Refurbished 4th-Gen iPad, iPad Mini" PC Magazine 3/15
  • "iPad minis, 4th gen models in Apple's refurb store" TUAW 3/15
  • "Cheap Microsoft Office For Macs Is Your Deal of the Day" Gizmodo 3/15
  • "You Can Get Microsoft Office For Mac 2011 Right Now For $60 Off [Deals] Cult of Mac 3/15
  • "PadGadget Daily App Deal – 17 iPad Apps on Sale" PadGadget 3/15

  • "Create Geometrically Complex Works Of Art With Deco Sketch Pro" App Advice 2:12 PM
  • "Review: BenQ VW2430 and HP Pavilion 27xi displays" Macworld 11:44 AM
  • "Review: Heart of the Swarm a big step in StarCraft II's evolution" Macworld 11:43 AM
  • "Pioneer BDR-XU02JM Super Slim Blu-ray Burner for Mac: Read more at" iTech News 11:38 AM
  • "Apple TV 2013 (A1469) Short Review: Analysis of a New A5" AnandTech 3/15
  • "Spec Comparison: Apple's iPhone 5 vs. Samsung Galaxy S4" The Mac Observer 3/15
  • "Samsung Galaxy S4 vs. Apple iPhone 5: Spec Showdown" PC Magazine 3/15
  • "AOC m2752Pqu LCD monitor review: Professional monitor adds to desktop space" Macworld UK 3/15
  • "iLuv Chairman Folio for iPad 2, iPad (3rd/4th-Gen)" iLounge 3/15
  • "Kensington's KeyCover for the iPad is a fine keyboard and case all in one" AppleDailyReport 3/15
  • "Review: Give your iPad a touch of book-smarts with the Dodocase Classic" Macworld 3/15
  • "TUAW Bookshelf: The Apple Revolution" TUAW 3/15
iPad/iPhone/iPod touch Apps
  • "Review: Is the Ampjacket for iPhone anything to get amped about?" 9 to 5 Mac 9:08 PM
  • "Best iPhone 5 External Battery Cases Review Released by Ironclad Integrity Ltd" PRWeb 7:31 PM
  • "10 Apps We're In Love With Right Now/Read more:" Business Insider 3:04 PM
  • "Diet Diary - Calories iPhone App Review: Keep Tabs on Your Weight" Tapscape 3:03 PM
  • "Is WhatsApp safe to use?" Telegraph 3:02 PM
  • "Review: 'Smart' LED bulbs color, brightness controlled by iPhones" USA Today 1:40 PM
  • "Repix for iPhone and iPad review" iMore 11:41 AM
  • "Hands-on: iPhone 5 vs. Galaxy S4" iMore 11:23 AM
  • "i18-USB iPowerStation Smartphone/Tablet Charger review" The Gadgeteer 11:21 AM
  • "Top apps for turn-by-turn navigation" WAtoday 9:59 AM
  • "Hands on review: 'What's The Word?' app gives mobile users simple, sometimes infuriating image matching challenges" Stabley Times 3/15
  • "Review: Horizon for iOS adds a weather forecast to your calendar" Macworld 3/15
  • "What's The Basic App Every iPhone User Needs? A Simple To Use Unit Converter App" Mac 360 3/15
  • "F1 2013 Timing App: iPhone and iPad" eXtensions 3/15
  • "Hong Kong Film Festival App for the iPhone" eXtensions 3/15
  • "Kodable for iPad review: Guide furry fuzzball through a series of technomazes" Macworld UK 3/15
  • "Danger Boat Review" 148Apps 3/15
  • "Match-Up! By Big Fish Review" 148Apps 3/15
  • "Journey to Hell Review: Some technical problems keep this shooter from being the Painkiller clone it aims to be." 148Apps 3/15
  • "How to disable iMessage alerts for people that aren't in your contacts" iMore 3/15
  • "Buying Guide: Find the best iPad keyboard" Macworld 3/15
  • "Gadgets: Bushels of new products for Apple lovers" Star-Telegram [Free Registration Required] 7:29 PM
  • "Hey, Remember How Awesome The iPhone Is?" AllThingsD 7:28 PM
  • "Flashlight apps, location and why consumers still don't understand privacy" The Next Web 3:00 PM
  • "Here is how Apple should respond to the Samsung Galaxy S4" IBN Live 2:45 PM
  • "Reality Absorption Field: Apple's best product revision" TUAW 2:10 PM
Apple News
  • "Apple's iPhone Holds 61% of North America's Web Traffic" Patently Apple 11:54 AM
  • "The Macalope Weekly: Mythperceptions" Macworld 11:43 AM
  • "The GM Corvette and the Apple Mac Pro Have Much in Common" The Mac Observer 3/15
  • "Analysis of Andy Ihnatko's Switch to an Android Phone" The Mac Observer 3/15
  • "What Money Could Buy If Google, Apple Paid Full Taxes" Forbes 3/15
  • "Apple iPhone Still A 'Work of Art,' But Samsung's Galaxy S4 Ups the Smartphone Ante" Forbes 3/15
  • "Galaxy S4 would be the ultimate iPhone, says analyst: Others not so taken with the 5-in. 'phablet,' and argue talk of Apple falling behind Samsung is crazy" Computerworld 3/15
  • "Apple reels as Samsung launches Galaxy S4?"  Computerworld 3/15
  • "Opinion: Apple Has Nothing To Fear From The Samsung Galaxy S IV" App Advice 3/15
  • "Google and Samsung: with partners like these, who needs enemies?" VentureBeat 3/15
  • "Samsung's Galaxy S4: What the Apple analysts are saying/After the big build-up and over-the-top stage show, there were few surprises" Fortune 3/15
  • "Will Samsung S4 Beat Apple's iPhone To Become The U.S.' First Shopping Phone?" Forbes 3/15
  • "What Google's Reader's death and Andy Rubin's departure mean for Apple users" iSource 3/15
  • "In the Real World, Apple's iPhone and iPad are Still King" Patently Apple 3/15
  • "Where's The New Apple Mac Pro And What Will Make It A Modern Machine To Love?" Mac 360 3/15
  • "Samsung Galaxy S4 'less refined' than Apple's iPhone 5, not seen as a game changer" AppleInsider 3/15
  • "Last Night's Samsung Event Was An Attack On Google More Than An Attack On Apple" Business Insider 3/15
  • "Samsung's Galaxy S4 no Apple iPhone killer, analysts say" ZDNet 3/15
  • "I Look At My iPhone 5 Screen And Am Sad It Isn't As Big As A Samsung Phone" Business Insider 3/15
  • "Galaxy S4 and Apple iPhone Common Bond — Hype" 24/7 Wall St. 3/15
  • "Meet The Latest Threat To Apple: The Samsung S-4" Seeking Alpha 3/15
  • "OMG! Apple Must Build A Cheaper iPhone Or Risk Utter Destruction, Doom, And Stupidity!" PixoBebo 3/15
  • "What the Samsung Galaxy S4 means for other Android players: Companies like HTC and LG have an uphill climb following the Samsung Galaxy S4 announcement. Here's what they must do." CNET Reviews 3/15
  • "HTC One review: An absolutely superb Android smartphone with software flaws" The Next Web 3/15
  • "Hands On With the Galaxy S 4" Mashable 3/15
  • "Samsung's Galaxy S IV will mark the beginning of the end of Samsung's smartphone dominance" VentureBeat 3/15
  • "Why I'm not impressed by the new Samsung Galaxy S4" BetaNews 3/15
  • "Opinion: Why I won't be buying the Samsung Galaxy S 4/The Galaxy S 4 is a technical marvel, but I won't be switching from the iPhone 5" Electronista 3/15
  • "The Samsung Galaxy S 4: we're in the age of evolution" Gearburn 3/15
  • "Samsung Galaxy S 4 Is Your Personal Fitness Tracker" Mashable 3/15
  • "Samsung Galaxy S 4: Everything You Need To Know" Mashable 3/15
  • "Samsung's Galaxy still isn't big enough to conquer Times Square" Digital Trends 3/15
  • "Samsung Galaxy S4: A slim stripper with palms hovering over its body" The Register 3/15
  • "Killing Comic Sans: 5 alternative fonts that protect your dignity" PCWorld 3/15
  • "Stop Blaming Trolls for the Patent Problem" Wired 3/15
  • "Google Glass: The opposition grows" CNET News 3/15
  • "Google Reader Drives More Traffic To Websites Than Google Plus, According To Buzzfeed" Digital Trends 3/15
  • "Why Google Reader Had To Die" Forrester 3/15
  • "It's Not Just Reader – Google Kills Its RSS Subscription Browser Extension, Too" TechCrunch 3/15
  • "Killing Google Reader is like killing the bees: we'll all be worse off" The Guardian 3/15
  • "Google Reader, Which Google Just Killed, Drives A Ton More Traffic Than Google+" Business Insider 3/15
  • "Reader slain? 'Even the Google apologists on G+ are p****d off'" The Register 3/15
  • "7 Reasons I Picked Feedly to Replace Google Reader" Michael Hyatt 3/15
  • "Low Latency No. 55: RSS in peace" CNET News [cartoon] 3/15
Press Releases/Products/Public Relations
  • "Ending Soon: The High-Flying Micro Drone" Cult of Mac 2:15 PM
  • "14 Old School Games You Can Play On Your iPhone Right Now" Business Insider 9:55 AM
  • "Dropbox buys email startup app Mailbox" T3 9:48 AM
  • "Become an iTech! iCracked expanding across Canada! Got what it takes?" ehMac 3/15
  • "Dropbox Bought Mailbox Because It Wants To Be More Than A Cloud Storage Company" TechCrunch 3/15
  • "Dropbox Acquires Email App Mailbox" PC Magazine 3/15
  • "Dropbox acquires Mailbox" Macworld 3/15
  • "Dropbox to buy Mailbox and retain 13 employees, will keep service as stand-alone app" 9 to 5 Mac 3/15
  • "Dropbox Buys Mailbox, an App With Some Buzz" WSJ Blogs 3/15
  • "Dropbox Acquires the New Mailbox App" iClarified 3/15
  • "Dropbox snaps up developers of Mailbox iPhone app" Electronista 3/15
  • "30 best iPhone and iPad apps this week" The Guardian 3/15
  • "Want Help Offsetting Your Transport-Based Carbon Footprint? GiveO2 Is An App For That" TechCrunch 3/15
  • "Build your own Lego iPad Lightning dock" iLounge 3/15
  • "The Budget iPhone To Come In Multiple Colors And Have A 4-Inch Screen Says Analyst" App Advice 3/15
  • "Cool: Action Movie FX Gets New Winter FX - Not Cool: Call Of Duty FX Are No More" App Advice 3/15
  • "1993's Duke Nukem II coming to iOS next month" MacNN 3/15
  • "You'll Waste Your Entire Morning With This Brilliant Face-Swapping iOS App" Gizmodo 3/15
  • "Google Reader is dead, so we rebuilt it for you in Zite (in six hours)" Zite 3/15
  • "Waterproof Protective Case Shell for Apple iPad Mini (Black)" USBfever 3/15
  • "tap2focus from Caal Studio Lets Users Take Refocusable Photos" prMac 3/15
  • "POM Games releases Twin Swords 1.0 - New Adventure Game for iOS" prMac 3/15
  • "Retweever Visualization App 2.0, Free for iPad - View Tweets as Pictures" prMac 3/15
  • "A Temple Invasion - Shoot em Up & Run 1.0 released for iOS" prMac 3/15
  • "Piggy Iggy for iPhone helps you achieve your shopping goals" prMac 3/15
  • "Useful Slug Brings Classic International School Yard Game to iOS" prMac 3/15
  • "The White Nights Mobile Games Conference - Registration Open" prMac 3/15
  • "It's time to Tease UR Brain and get tangled" prMac 3/15
  • "Corinium Museum, Cirencester Launches Romans App" prMac 3/15
  • "BFOM Releases Ask Something? for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch" prMac 3/15
  • "AeroPress Timer 1.0 is in the App Store now" prMac 3/15
Computer Industry
  • "Microsoft still barely scratching 'Surface' with tablet sales" ZDNet 12:48 PM
  • "Live from Expand: 3D Printing Goes Mainstream" Engadget 2:23 PM
  • "Google Reader petition hits 100,000 signatures" Telegraph 3:02 PM
  • "Google Reader replacement may come from Digg" Tapscape 3:03 PM
  • "Microsoft Research pushes mobile payments to the creepy edge with Zero Effort Payment" Neowin 12:49 PM
  • "Samsung design head: We're about building an experience" Electronista 9:07 PM
  • "Why you should still consider the Galaxy S3 over the Galaxy S4" CNET News 2:10 PM
  • "Are Tablets Mobile? The Samsung Galaxy S4 Could Finally End The Debate" TechCrunch 7:24 PM
  • "Samsung's Galaxy S4: What the Koreans are saying" Fortune 5:38 PM
  • "Samsung bids for Apple's crown" Telegraph 3:02 PM
  • "Samsung Galaxy S4 vs. HTC One: Specs Compared" PC Magazine 1:23 PM
  • "The Samsung Galaxy S4's Camera: What You Need to Know" PC Magazine 1:22 PM
  • "S Teach? Samsung Galaxy S4 Has Countless Features, But Will You Find Them?" ABCNews 12:31 PM
  • "Samsung's Galaxy S IV: The Buzz Is Positive, But Will It Last?" CIO Today 12:38 PM
  • "SXSW: Use big data tools to chart your own data" ZDNet 1:46 PM
  • "T-Mobile's LTE network spotted in New York City" iDownload Blog 2:43 PM
  • "Faber Report: Dell's Rocky Road to a Deal" [Video Report] CNBC 3/15
  • "Inside Dell: Merger Proxy Will Show Business in Free Fall" CNBC 3/15
  • "Michael Dell Sees High-End Revolution in Buyout" [Video Report] Bloomberg 3/15
  • "Silver Lake's Dell bid started at $11.22 per share-source" Reuters 3/15
  • "Microsoft Surface sales underwelm, at an estimated 1.5 million units" PCWorld 3/15
  • "Microsoft Surface Table Sales Said to Disappoint" [Video Report] Bloomberg 3/15
  • "Microsoft Surface Pro sales hit 400K" CBS News 3/15
  • "Next Microsoft-Google FRAND trial scheduled to commence on August 26, 2013" Foss Patents 3/15
  • "Microsoft BizTalk 2013 to switch to a per-core licensing model" ZDNet 3/15
  • "Report: IBM, EMC Mull Buyout of SoftLayer Technologies" FOXBusiness 3/15
  • "Report: EMC, IBM in talks to buy SoftLayer for up to $2 billion" ZDNet 3/15
  • "IBM, EMC, And Others Are All Trying To Buy The Same $2 Billion Cloud-Computing Company" Business Insider 3/15
  • "New IBM Lab Explores the Science of Personalization" CRM Buyer 3/15
  • "Pat Gelsinger won't return to Intel - official" TG Daily 3/15
  • "Too many Intel Haswells will spoil the broth: Intel is unlikely to release its Core i 'Haswell' Platform in any serious numbers because of the 'annoying' USB 3.0 flaw." TG Daily 3/15
  • "AMD wins big time with Wells Fargo" TG Daily 3/15
  • "Cisco outlines how new technologies will transform video collaboration: Video is one of Cisco's top priorities for the next five years" Techworld 3/15
  • "Cisco CTO: Internet Of Everything Much More Than SDN" InformationWeek 3/15
  • "Jury finds Cisco did not infringe VirnetX patents: The jury in Texas, however, found the claims of three VirnetX patents to be valid" IDG News Service 3/15
  • "Oracle Keeps Acquiring, Picks Up Cloud Orchestrator Nimbula" eWeek 3/15
  • "Obama: Cybersecurity 'key' in talks with China" ZDNet 3/15
  • "Cyberthreats a top topic in Obama's call with Chinese president" CNET News 3/15
  • "Facebook's Sandberg stirs debate among women in IT: Presence of women in computer fields has been declining" Computerworld 3/15
  • "10 trends shaping IT hiring in 2013: Concerns about the economy and budget battles on Capitol Hill have put a damper on the IT job scene, but not enough to thwart expansion" Network World 3/15
  • "The 5 'supertrends' of enterprise IT" ZDNet 3/15
  • "Samsung's Galaxy S4 signals shift to faster Wi-Fi" MarketWatch 3/15
  • "Potential weakness in SSL/TLS security downplayed by certificate group: Attacks don't represent an immediate practical threat" Network World 3/15
  • "Researcher: Security appliances are riddled with serious vulnerabilities" IDG News Service 3/15
  • "Coming soon: Self-healing chips for smartphones, computers? CalTech researchers say self-healing integrated chips can recover from major trouble in microseconds" Computerworld 3/15
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Apple News
  • "Apple's iPhone Holds 61% of North America's Web Traffic" Patently Apple 11:54 AM
  • "Apple Sued for Disparity in MacBook Pro Displays" CIO Today 12:39 PM
  • "Apple's Shares Have Outperformed Samsung's For a Decade" AllThingsD 11:38 AM
Industry News
  • "Samsung Unloads on Apple: Tech Weekly" TheStreet 11:59 AM
Apple News
  • "Apple's Shares Have Outperformed Samsung's For a Decade" AllThingsD 11:38 AM
  • "Apple (AAPL) About to Make Major Capital Allocation Shift: Pro" Wall Street Pit 9:46 AM
  • "Apple shares up despite Galaxy S4 threat/Analysts on new Samsung handset: 'Evolutionary, not revolutionary'" MarketWatch 3/15
  • "Apple Estimates Cut as Samsung Unveils Galaxy S4" TheStreet 3/15
  • "Rumored iPhone order cuts prompt Sterne Agee to cut Apple price target to $630" AppleInsider 3/15
  • "Sterne Agee Cuts iPhone Estimates, Low-Cost & Large iPhone in the Works" The Mac Observer 3/15
Industry News
  • "The Death of a Multibillion-Dollar Tech Industry?" The Motley Fool 5:40 PM
  • "Foursquare Aims At A Moving Target As It Tries To Close Another Round Of Funding" TechCrunch 1:34 PM
  • "One Person's Trash Is Another Person's Treasure Portfolio" The Motley Fool 12:07 PM
  • "Samsung Unloads on Apple: Tech Weekly" TheStreet 11:59 AM
  • "Oracle's Going Down: How to Trade Earnings" TheStreet 12:04 PM
  • "Tech Stocks: Apple, Groupon gain on weak day for tech stocks" MarketWatch 3/15
  • "Dow retreats after 10-session win streak: Quadruple-witching increases NYSE trading volume" MarketWatch 3/15
  • "Dow Average Snaps Rally as Consumer Confidence Declines" Bloomberg 3/15
  • "Dow 10-Day Winning Streak in Jeopardy" FOXBusiness 3/15
  • "Dow Snaps Streak, S&P Cowers From Record High" TheStreet 3/15
  • "Dow snaps 10-day streak of gains" CNNMoney 3/15
  • "Snap! There Goes Dow's Streak" [Paid Membership Required] 3/15
  • "Stocks: Dow defies gravity, S&P nears record/A day to regroup, or push on to new highs?" CNNMoney 3/15
  • "London pulls back from 5-year high: Rentokil jumps on strong results" MarketWatch 3/15
  • "Asia Markets: Asia stocks climb on U.S. optimism" MarketWatch 3/15
  • "Asian Shares Mostly Up; BOJ Top Posts In Focus" [Paid Membership Required] 3/15
  • "Europe Markets: Europe shares slip as U.S. confidence weakens/Bouygues boosted on radio-spectrum ruling" MarketWatch 3/15
  • "Most active Nasdaq-traded stocks: Nasdaq's 10 most active stocks at 1 p.m." Associated Press 3/15
  • "Midday Glance: Computer companies/Computer companies shares mixed at 1 p.m." Associated Press 3/15
  • "Final Glance: Computer companies/Computer companies shares mixed at the close of trading" Yahoo! News 3/15
  • "5 Tech Stocks To Buy With Notable Upside In 2013" Seeking Alpha 3/15

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