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MacSurfer's Archive: Wednesday, March 20, 2013
 

 

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Monday Highlights: Apple sells a record number of iPhones over the weekend, more than 10 million in 3 days — without China — reports in our Apple/Macintosh, and General Interest sections; Apple's got the Coolest Brand crown in the United Kingdom; Starbucks has been pretty successful with their mobile app payment, will Apple Pay beat it?; OS X Mavericks coming in October along side new iPads?; Jack March claims exclusive info on new MacBook Air models with USB Type C among features; Square Trade's breakability testing of new iPhones find the iPhone 6 with the best score ever, followed by the 6 Plus — unless you put it in a blender; Tim Cook to speaks on clean energy today as part of Climate Week 2014; battery and Wifi issues affecting iOS 8 users?; DisplayMate's testing of iPhone 6 and 6 Plus are in; Macdrifter reviews the 6 Plus, AnandTech shows preliminary results of new iPhone benchmarks; Macworld tests the iPhone 6 camera, iMore on the iPhone speakers; is reachability effective on the 6 Plus?; MacMost tutorial focuses on editing photos in iOS 8; and Jonny Evans has a troubleshooting guide for iOS 8; long lines for iPhones a marketing ploy?

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Apple/Macintosh
  • "Apple Is Sued on Patent-Infringement Claim: Intertrust Technologies Corp., an early pioneer in digital copyright protection, sued Apple Inc. alleging patent infringement."  WSJ.com [Paid Membership Required] 1:04 PM
  • "Software co. Intertrust accuses Apple of infringing patents" Reuters 4:12 PM
  • "Intertrust Sues Apple Over Patent Infringement" Forbes 2:23 PM
  • "Apple is accused in lawsuit of infringing on Intertrust patents" Los Angeles Times [Free Registration Required] 9:29 PM
  • "Apple May Face Sanctions Over Documents in Privacy Suit" Bloomberg 4:20 PM
  • "Apple's entire product line targeted for alleged DRM patent violations: Intertrust won $440M from Microsoft, now accuses Apple of using its patented tech." Ars Technica 2:55 PM
  • "Apple sued for alleged security patent infringement" CNET News 4:12 PM
  • "Nobody needs an Apple iWatch or anything like it: Rumors that Apple and Samsung are working on wearable computers have reached a fever pitch. Truth is, consumers don't need or want such gadgets."  Fortune 7:47 AM
  • "Apple Should Give Up On The iWatch And Design Clothes Instead" Forbes 9:20 AM
  • "Inside Samsung, Apple's Smartwatch Schemes" [Video Report] Bloomberg 8:28 AM
  • "Apple: Time to Come Out Swinging"  Tech.pinions 10:23 AM
  • "Apple: Why This Is The Right Time To Strike At The Enemy" The Motley Fool 2:50 PM
  • "THX Blasts Apple With Lawsuit: The company that famously said 'The Audience Is Listening' is now litigating. THX, named after founder George Lucas' first movie, is suing Apple for patent violations. It's now Apple's turn to decide how to respond, but the case does put a spotlight on what makes Apple such a ripe target for patent lawsuits, and what's really at stake for those who want to take on Tim Cook's company in court." MacNewsWorld 8:18 AM
  • "Apple brand less 'inspiring', survey says: Technology giant Apple is perceived as less 'inspiring' than it was three years ago, a brand survey suggests."  BBC 8:18 AM
  • "Apple, Samsung Battle Heats Up" Zacks 8:25 AM
  • "Apple may face penalties over 'unacceptable' court conduct" ZDNet 7:59 AM
  • "Apple's misleading warranties must be punished, says EU Commissioner: The EU must take a more prominent role to monitor and coordinate consumer rules, Reding says" Macworld UK 8:07 AM
  • "Adobe and Apple: allies and rivals through the ages/CTO Kevin Lynch leaving Adobe for Apple is just the latest example of how these companies remained tightly linked despite all their disagreements." CNET News 10:16 AM
  • "Apple Hires Adobe Technology Chief Kevin Lynch as Vice President" Bloomberg 8:28 AM
  • "Apple hires Kevin Lynch, Adobe's chief technology officer" San Jose Mercury News [Free Registration Required] 9:35 AM
  • "Adobe CTO Kevin Lynch resigns to work at Apple: Lynch is joining the biggest critic of Adobe's Flash technology" IDG News Service 7:40 AM
  • "Apple's New Tech VP Lynch Gets Unwelcome Reception From Some Apple Fanboys" Forbes 3:40 PM
  • "What's Really Behind China's Attacks On Apple And Android?" ReadWrite 8:20 AM
OS X
News
  • "Adware For OS X and Windows is Making the Rounds" Intego 4:16 PM
  • "Google revives RSS extension for Chrome browser: Downloadable tool offers access to RSS readers through Chrome, though not to the doomed Google Reader" InfoWorld 8:20 AM
AppleCare/Troubleshooting
  • "How To manually verify copied files in OS X: If you would like to verify two copies of files or two mirrored directories, there are some Terminal commands that will let you do just that." MacFixIt 9:04 PM
  • "Mac troubleshooting: dealing with hard drive woes" Macworld 8:18 AM
  • "I haven't tried it myself (still on 10.6.8), but a big warning is in order for those who, like me, replaced the optical drive in a MacBook Pro with an Intel SSD. Apparently 10.8.3 is not compatible with the old version of the firmware" MacInTouch 10:41 AM
Reviews/How-To/Tips
  • "Meet OX Text, a collaborative, non-destructive alternative to Google Docs" GigaOM 8:20 AM
  • "Quick Tip: Combine PDF Files in Preview" Mactuts+ 8:26 AM
  • "How to get your scroll bars back, permanently" Amsys 10:52 AM
  • "How to Open the Library Folder on Your Mac" Macinstruct 9:11 AM
  • "How To Take Screenshots On Mac OS X" Redmond Pie 2:22 PM
  • "iPhoto: Automatically Import Photos from Your Mac" The Mac Observer 12:21 PM
  • "A Free Way To Protect Files On Your Mac And Recover Files You've Lost Or Deleted" McSolo 7:51 AM
  • "As Google Shuts Down Google Reader, Where Do Mac Users Go For A Better RSS Reader?" Mac 360 7:50 AM
  • "Wren Writing For Twitter Tweets: In Search Of Distraction Free Tweets With Diminishing Returns" NoodleMac 7:51 AM
Op/Ed
  • "Black Pixel Talks NetNewsWire" TightWind 9:04 PM
  • "TLDR: Switching from Windows to Mac?" [Video Report] Blip 8:17 AM
Press Releases
  • "Tokyo ReAnimator for Final Cut Pro X" prMac 9:20 AM
  • "Juno Ju-X has released a free demo version of Sequera" prMac 8:28 AM
  • "Pomfort Announces Major Upgrade to its Software Product: Silverstack" prMac 8:02 AM
  • "Dejal announces Simon 3.5 - Server Monitoring Tool" prMac 8:02 AM
  • "Protect and License PDF, SWF, XLSM, Video, Image and HTML Files: Documents Become a Mac or Windows App with Computer Specific Activation" Excel Software 7:40 AM
General Interest/Potpourri
  • "US Department Of Defense Planning To Purchase 650,000 iOS Devices [Report] Cult of Mac 9:26 PM
  • "iPrototype to product: Inside the design of Apple's most iconic devices" ZDNet 7:59 AM
  • "Galaxy S 4 Could Help Samsung 'Unseat Apple as King of Innovation'" FOXBusiness 10:48 AM
  • "New Citrix Enterprise Mobility Cloud Report: iOS Leads, App Blacklisting on the Rise" Business Wire 8:29 AM
  • "Citrix: iOS leads enterprise globally, but Android growing fastest in EMEA" ZDNet 8:52 AM
  • "Walmart adds iPhone scan-and-checkout feature to 12 more markets: Wal-Mart Stores Inc said it is tripling the number of U.S. stores in a pilot program that lets shoppers scan items with their iPhones and pay at self-checkout counters." Reuters 9:57 AM
  • "Walmart's iPhone Scan & Go pilot program to expand to more than 200 stores" AppleInsider 10:44 AM
  • "Walmart expands iPhone scan-and-checkout option to 200+ more stores" iDownload Blog 11:27 AM
  • "Whatever happened to telepresence? From $2.5m deals to free iPad apps: It's the tech that made Microsoft feel the love for open standards" The Register 7:45 AM
  • "Former Apple ad director Scott Trattner returns after short stint at Samsung's ad firm: Trattner spent just seven months at 72andSunny before returning to Apple's exclusive agency Media Arts Lab" Macworld UK 8:07 AM
  • "China Telecom Profit Beats Estimates as IPhone Lifts Data" Bloomberg 8:00 AM
  • "China Telecom's 4Q Earnings Boosted Above Analysts' Estimates Thanks To iPhone Usage" TechCrunch 8:21 AM
  • "Watch the new Apple VP of Technology smash up iPhones back in 2009" The Next Web 8:05 AM
  • "Watch Apple VP of Technology Kevin Lynch Destroy iPhones" FairerPlatform 7:58 AM
  • "How Steve Jobs Refused Shaq's Desperate Plea for a Free iPhone (Video)" MacTrast 11:14 AM
  • "Lego Apple II is gorgeous" TUAW 9:35 AM
Non-Apple News
  • "Samsung 4K TV? It'll cost you $40K" CNET Reviews 12:29 PM
  • "Open source cloud app suite launches to rival Google Docs and Office 365" V3 11:49 AM
  • "Fake mouse cursors could protect your passwords" [Video Report] USA Today 11:48 AM
  • "1,600 to lose jobs during ST-Ericsson breakup" The Register 11:47 AM
  • "This flash memory combines graphene and molybdenite" TG Daily 11:43 AM
  • "Amazon Rumored To Be Working On A $99 7-Inch Kindle Fire HD" TechCrunch 11:35 AM
  • "Amazon creates 'Send to Kindle' button for quickly saving articles" Los Angeles Times [Paid Membership Required] 10:41 AM
  • "Mike Lazaridis's new quantum leap" The Globe and Mail [Free Registration Required] 10:34 AM
  • "Swiss supercomputer aims to predict mountain weather with help of GPUs" IDG News Service 10:19 AM
  • "Nvidia to speed up graphics processors with Maxwell, Volta" Techworld 11:40 AM
  • "Nvidia unveils Grid VGX software to boost graphics performance of virtual desktops and PCs" IDG News Service 10:19 AM
  • "Chromebook Pixel legal warnings show sense of humor" CNET News 9:52 AM
  • "Google turns Street View into Mountain View" The Register 11:47 AM
  • "Google man reveals all about DRM: DRM software is nothing to do with protecting software companies from piracy, a Google engineer has claimed." TG Daily 11:44 AM
  • "Google Fiber Expanding to Olathe, Kansas" PC Magazine 10:54 AM
  • "Just How Expensive Is Galaxy S 4 to Make? With a better screen, more sensors and other upgraded features Samsung Electronics Co.'s new Galaxy S 4 smartphone costs more to make than its predecessor, the Galaxy S III and Apple Inc.'s iPhone 5, a report by IHS iSuppli said." WSJ Blogs 11:21 AM
  • "Sprint allows its prepaid carrier partners to de-brand Android phones, rid devices of bloatware" Engadget 10:17 AM
  • "New Samsung flaw allows 'total bypass' of Android lock screen" ZDNet 8:52 AM
  • "Galaxy S4 most pre-registered phone ever, UK retailer boasts" Crave @ CNET 7:43 AM
Publications/Podcasts
  • "Rumor Has It: Will the iPhone 5S be a killer? Also this week, guest co-host Eric Franklin helps decipher some awesome specs in the next Google phone, Panasonic might get out of the game it knows best, a new iPad Mini and Nexus 7 are on the horizon sporting some high-res goodness." CNET TV 2:50 PM
  • "Wally Cherwinski Delivers a Case Study in Multi-Camera Video Shooting and Editing" MacVoices 2:49 PM
  • "Apple's Newest Employee and 'Then and Now'!" Your Mac Life 12:31 PM
  • "MacBreak Weekly 342: Rib iPhone" iMore 8:19 AM
Hardware/Software
  • "Apple's Latest iOS Update Contains Another Big Security Vulnerability"  BGR 4:19 PM
  • "Apple's latest iOS update has another passcode security flaw: The hacker who found a bug with iOS 6.1, says there's another way to access a password-protected iPhone's photos and contacts with iOS 6.1.3." CNET News 4:19 PM
  • "One day after iOS 6.1.3, a new iPhone lock screen bug emerges: The old iPhone lock screen bug was fixed, making room for a brand new one." Ars Technica 5:02 PM
  • "Apple Fixes iOS Lock Bypass: Apple's iOS 6.1.3 update addresses a screen lock flaw and improves Maps for Japan." InformationWeek 8:58 AM
  • "Evasi0n jailbreak thwarted by iOS 6.1.3" CNET News 7:58 AM
  • "Apple credits evad3rs Jailbreak team with security flaws fixed in iOS 6.1.3" iSource 8:18 AM
  • "New in iOS 6.1.3: Does Apple Hate Jailbreakers?" FairerPlatform 7:48 AM
  • "Apple and Intel put the nails in Thunderbolt's coffin: It is starting to look like Intel's and Apple's plan to kill off firewire and USB with Thunderbolt is grinding into a Titanic iceberg." TG Daily 12:04 PM
  • "Apple's 'iAd' is now a Registered Trademark" Patently Apple 9:35 AM
  • "Digitimes Research: More software developers join Android camp: More and more software developers and free software projects are willing to join development for the Android platform in view of the dynamic shipment growth demonstrated by Android-based smartphones over the past quarters, during which Android smartphones managed to take up a 70% share of the global smartphone market, while rival iOS saw its share slip to 15-20%, according to Digitimes Research." DigiTimes 8:05 AM
  • "Apple files patent for methods, systems for automatic configuration of peripherals" AppleDailyReport 8:27 AM
AppleCare/Helps
  • "Repairing the mysteriously muted Mac" Macworld 8:26 AM
Price Trackers/Deals
  • "Sim Aquarium 3D For iPhone and iPad Is Temporarily Available For Free (Normally $1.99)" Apple Sliced 9:19 AM
  • "Arcade Addict For iPhone Is Free Right Now (Previously $0.99)" Apple Sliced 9:19 AM
  • "ArcherWorldCup2 For iPhone Is Free Today (Was $2.99)" Apple Sliced 9:19 AM
  • "Mac mini Prices & Sales" MacPrices 7:48 AM
  • "13" MacBook Pro Prices & Sales" MacPrices 7:48 AM
  • "Save 20% off $100 iTunes Gift Cards at Best Buy!" MacTrast 11:13 AM

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Reviews/How-To/Tutorials/Tips
Reviews
  • "Apple iMac 27 inch 2012 review: Core i7, GTX 680MX and Fusion Drive/Lots of bang for lots of bucks" Hardware.Info UK 10:44 AM
  • "How Much of a Tablet Can You Get for Under $300?" WSJ.com [Paid Membership Required] 7:58 AM
  • "Snugg iPad Ultra Slim Bluetooth Keyboard Case – Gear Review" PadGadget 9:52 AM
  • "Jawbone Up review: It's the second time around for Jawbone's fitness tracking wristband. Have they got it right this time?" Telegraph 8:25 AM
  • "Quirky's Keeper iPhone 5 Case & Wallet Needs Work" The Mac Observer 12:59 PM
  • "Review: RHA's SA950i headphones with remote and mic" TUAW 3:16 PM
  • "Bem's Portable Speakers Are Great For Parties—When They Work [Review] Cult of Mac 8:20 AM
  • "Otone Varsa 2.0 speaker system review - quirky horizontal soundbar for desktop, laptop, iPhone, iPad" Macworld UK 8:19 AM
  • "Review: Moshi's Origo for iPad is protective, but too bulky" Macworld 8:26 AM
  • "X-Doria Dash Folio for iPad mini built like a (good lookin') tank" AppleDailyReport 8:27 AM
  • "Loop Attachment Mummy case for iPhone 5" iMore 8:19 AM
  • "ColcaSac promotes natural product materials and iPad minimalism" iDownload Blog 8:19 AM
  • "Orée Board review: A handcrafted wooden keyboard that is beautiful to look at, but impractical to use" The Next Web 8:05 AM
iPad/iPhone/iPod touch Apps
  • "UX Write: A First Class Word Processor for iPad, Part 2" The Mac Observer 3:39 PM
  • "iPad spreadsheet Permanent doesn't really add up" Macworld 2:24 PM
  • "Grokr Review: Grokr is a personal information aggregator that is highly customizable." 148Apps 11:14 AM
  • "How To Turn Photos Into Works Of Art With An App That's Loaded With Magical Brushes" Mac 360 7:49 AM
  • "3 apps for March Madness: watch games on the go, track brackets" Los Angeles Times [Paid Membership Required] 10:43 AM
  • "Best apps to manage your money: Money magazine serves up a mobile bounty of apps to help you save more and budget better." CNNMoney 7:44 AM
  • "Brutalist Architecture on the iPad" eXtensions 9:39 AM
  • "Play Star Wars Pinball, You Must" App Advice 8:21 AM
  • "Pavlov Dog Monitor Review: Pavlov Dog Monitor makes conditioning an iPad to canine affair. No bells required." 148Apps 1:18 PM
How-To/Tutorial
  • "How-to: Use Google Drive to upload photos from Android, iOS" ZDNet 8:52 AM
  • "iClarified - iPhone - How to Change the Location of Your iTunes iPhone Backups (Windows)" iClarified 2:03 PM
Tips
  • "iPhone and Android Battery Life Tips: Make Your Phone Last Longer" ABCNews 8:26 AM
  • "Quickly Record A Voice Memo In iOS Using An Activator Gesture" AddictiveTips 8:17 AM
Analysis/Commentary/Editorial/Opinion
  • "iPhone 6 release date, news and rumours" TechRadar UK 3:16 PM
  • "This iOS 7 Concept Would Add More Utility And Minimalism To Your Lockscreen [Video] Cult of Mac 2:54 PM
  • "New iOS 7 Lock Screen Concept [Video] iClarified 2:23 PM
  • "Warming To The Retina MacBook Pro Or Just Resignation Setting In?" MacPrices 12:58 PM
  • "The Boy Genius Report: Apple's Billion Dollar Mobile Payment Magic Trick" BGR 11:15 AM
  • "The Biggest Advantage Samsung Has Over Apple And Other Smartphone Vendors" BGR 10:52 AM
  • "Former Apple exec blasts Apple's PR strategy and 'abuse of language': In light of Phil Schiller's Samsung criticism, Jean-Louis Gassée says Apple has 'lost control of the narrative' and is 'losing the war of words'" Macworld UK 10:44 AM
  • "Why My iPhone Is Better as a Dumbphone" Gizmodo 9:39 AM
  • "Should iOS 7 Come With Third-Party Apps Preinstalled?" App Advice 9:20 AM
  • "Why I Hired the Fake Steve Jobs" HubSpot 9:02 AM
  • "Why Once-Mighty Handset Makers Now Face the Middle-Market Squeeze: Samsung and Apple are increasingly dominant as the top-tier smartphone manufacturers. In the meantime, Chinese phone manufacturers like Huawei and ZTE have also come out swinging with cheap handsets that people actually want to buy. And that leaves several troubled giants — HTC, BlackBerry, Nokia — feeling a squeeze that will be hard to recover from." Wired 8:57 AM
  • "Building tablet and smartphone apps for the enterprise" ZDNet 8:52 AM
  • "Apple Seen Selling Low-End iPhone" TheStreet 8:29 AM
  • "Touchscreen devices should come in a variety of sizes" AppleDailyReport 8:26 AM
  • "The Smartwatch Battle Is On: What An Apple, Google, And Samsung Smartwatch Means For You" Business Insider 8:50 AM
  • "Apple iWatch: Samsung plans to clock you/Samsung says it's working on a new smart watch, but the company has twice gone down that route before. Third time's the charm?" CNET News 2:03 PM
  • "The iWatch conundrum: If Apple makes it, would it sell? And if the market isn't there, would Apple bother?" Computerworld 8:07 AM
  • "iPad 5 & iPhone 5S Event on June 29? Don't Buy Your Ticket Yet" GottaBeMobile 11:13 AM
  • "iPhone 5S and iPad 5 To Be Unveiled During Special Event: 'Original Passion, New Ideas'" Technorati 8:00 AM
  • "Samsung's Galaxy S IV Seems More Like Apple's iPhone 5S, But Bigger" BohemianBoomer 7:49 AM
  • "Trials And Tribulations Of Swinging And Missing: Apple's iMac Launch vs. Samsung's Galaxy 3S Launch" PixoBebo 7:49 AM
  • "Instead Of Apple Bringing A Television To The Masses, Here's How Apple Is Bringing TV To You" Mac 360 7:49 AM
  • "If iOS Is Five Years Old, Then BlackBerry 10 Is Five Years Late" AllThingsD 7:48 AM
  • "Don't slam Apple's newest hire: He brought Adobe into the post-PC world" CITEworld 5:21 PM
  • "You know better, this is inexcusable: So, a couple days ago, the announcement came out that Kevin Lynch, (now) former Adobe CTO is moving to Apple to be the 'VP of Technology'. This should have been a non-story, but of course, because Kevin Lynch supported Flash and Flash on mobile in a public way, John Gruber, in a moment of stunning unawareness of How Things Work In A Company When It Is More Than Just You starts up the 'This is bad for Apple because Lynch was a Bozo meme.'" bynkii 12:03 PM
  • "Apple's hire of anti-Apple Adobe CTO raises eyebrows" Ars Technica 10:48 AM
  • "Here's One Insider's Take On Apple's Big New Hire..." Business Insider 10:48 AM
  • "Apple's Hiring of Kevin Lynch Questioned Amid Concerns Over His Staunch Defense of Flash" MacRumors 9:52 AM
  • "Why Apple Bloggers Don't Trust The Newest Apple Executive" Business Insider 8:50 AM
  • "Apple's hire of prominent Adobe Flash defender draws rebukes" BGR 8:21 AM
  • "Apple's Newest Executive Is A 'Bozo' And A 'Bad Hire,' Says John Gruber" Business Insider 8:20 AM
  • "Why did Apple hire Adobe CTO Kevin Lynch?" AppleInsider 8:00 AM
  • "Apple's newest vice president: bozo or rising star?" Fortune 7:55 AM
  • "Apple VP of Technology Kevin Lynch: Bozo?" Tapscape 7:48 AM
Non-Apple
  • "The End Of Android: Irresponsible speculation about Google's management change." SplatF 7:36 PM
  • "A $99 Amazon tablet would be good for consumers, bad for everyone else" TechHive 2:04 PM
  • "HTC One video review" V3 11:50 AM
  • "Monitor market continues to slump" TG Daily 11:43 AM
  • "The hot security skills of 2013" CSO 10:37 AM
  • "How Rackspace is taking on Amazon now" Fortune 10:31 AM
  • "How Verizon's Bundle Busting Cable Hack Could End the Golden Age of Television" Forbes 10:29 AM
  • "What will T-Mo announce next week? Quality service over LTE, matched by unsubsidized phone and unlimited plans could give T-Mobile fighting room, analyst says" Computerworld 10:20 AM
  • "Beware Smartphone Lurkers: Cloud Storage File Remnants" InformationWeek 9:59 AM
  • "Harvest The Benefits Of Storage Virtualization" InformationWeek 9:57 AM
  • "iPhone and Android Battery Life Tips: Make Your Phone Last Longer" ABCNews 10:05 AM
  • "Why Android home automation could top Google Glass" USA Today 11:48 AM
  • "Google's Android Seems Unstoppable - What Could Derail It?" Seeking Alpha 9:47 AM
  • "Android's Newest Fanboy (And Former Apple Evangelist) Drops A Big Hint About Motorola's Next Phone" Business Insider 11:27 AM
  • "Why Android@Home Could Be Bigger Than Google Glass" Minyanville 8:51 AM
  • "If Samsung's Making a Smartwatch, Here Are Its Strengths and Weaknesses" Techland 8:18 AM
Humor/Cartoons
  • "Meet Google Keep: The Note Taking Service Set To Close In 2017" Technically Correct 8:35 PM
Press Releases/Products/Public Relations
  • "GarageBand for iOS gets Audiobus support, plays nicely with other apps" Engadget 7:01 PM
  • "GarageBand for iOS Updated With Audiobus Support and Other Enhancements" MacRumors 4:14 PM
  • "Facebook Tests iOS Notification That Nags You to Post an Update" Mashable 4:14 PM
  • "Throwback Is An App That Steals Your Photos And Sends Them To Future You" TechCrunch 3:17 PM
  • "Withings' Smart Body Analyzer Boasts Heart Rate, Air Quality Measurements" App Advice 3:16 PM
  • "Nine (9!) Cirque du Mac X Multi-Camera Videos Are Up!" The Mac Observer 2:55 PM
  • "Halfbrick teases a new game called Fish Out of Water, more coming at GDC" TUAW 2:50 PM
  • "The $3,500 Modbook Pro is a MacBook Pro in a 13.3-inch OS X tablet" Digital Trends 2:24 PM
  • "Koala iPad mount lets you stick it to your bathroom" CNET News 1:18 PM
  • "Gramatica, A Beautiful, Gesture-Controlled Instagram Viewer For iPhone And iPad" Cult of Mac 11:21 AM
  • "Trygger Is A Polarizing Lens For iPhone 5 That Kills Glare & Gives You Sharper Snaps" Cult of Mac 11:21 AM
  • "Airbnb Beefs Up Mobile Team With Hires From Apple and Voxer" AllThingsD 10:47 AM
  • "Cultural Traction Report says Apple is 'visionary,' 'bold" AppleDailyReport 9:43 AM
  • "Modbook Pro Brings Us The iPad We've Wanted All Along" UberGizmo 8:58 AM
  • "Gridcase's Reactor Is A $149 iPhone 5 Case With A Battery-Boosting Built In Hand-Crank (Or It Will Be If Gets Crowdfunded)" TechCrunch 8:53 AM
  • "Fathead Launches Fat Dots: Now Fans Can Take Their Team Pride Wherever They Go: Fat Dots are the perfect accessory for the iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch" PRNewswire 8:32 AM
  • "MindConnex Learning Launches The Word Monsters, an Interactive Reading App Series for Kindergarten and First Grade Students" PRNewswire 8:32 AM
  • "OSINO Lens Takes Your Phone Photography to New Levels" PRNewswire 8:32 AM
  • "Pull-Ups® Brand Helps Hispanic Moms Embrace Potty Training with New Spanish-Language 3D Interactive App" PRNewswire 8:31 AM
  • "Let the D11 Speakers Begin: Sandberg, Silbermann, Costolo, Woodside, Immelt and More!" AllThingsD 8:31 AM
  • "McKesson Integrates Mobile Technology and Practice Management with New Application" Business Wire 9:58 AM
  • "Thuraya SatSleeve Brings Satellite Connectivity to the iPhone" Business Wire 8:29 AM
  • "BrightNest Launches All-in-One Home Management App for iPhone" Business Wire 8:29 AM
  • "Sonos offers up same bass, less shine with limited edition matte black Sub" Engadget 8:21 AM
  • "Jawbone Releases Android UP App, Makes Wristband Available In European Apple Stores" TechCrunch 8:21 AM
  • "XBMC 12.1 better supports Apple TV 2, iO6 and AirPlay" BetaNews 8:20 AM
  • "How do you type on the iPhone: Portrait or landscape? [Poll] iMore 8:19 AM
  • "WhatsApp to bring subscription model to iOS this year" iDownload Blog 8:19 AM
  • "Acclaimed RPG Final Fantasy V heading to iPhone in Japan later this month: Probably not the final iOS port" PocketGamer 8:03 AM
  • "New KickStarter Project by Empoc Interactive" prMac 8:02 AM
  • "Heavy App Discounts and Giveaways to Celebrate YUYAO's Fifth Anniversary" prMac 8:02 AM
  • "American History: From the Explorers Through the Civil War 1.0 for iOS" prMac 8:02 AM
  • "Handy Photo for iOS and Android Already Available" prMac 8:02 AM
  • "Space Settlers V1.5 Takes Online Sci-Fi Players into Brand-New Adventure" prMac 8:02 AM
  • "Shizen for iOS brings My Living Desktop to your iPad and iPhone" prMac 8:02 AM
  • "Relative Logic, Inc. Releases Party Wheel 1.0 for iPhone and iPod touch" prMac 8:02 AM
  • "Data Dude released for iOS - Saving you from huge excess data bills" prMac 8:02 AM
  • "Calculator+T Combines User-Friendly Calculator, Notepad and Clock" prMac 8:02 AM
  • "A Zombie Booth: The Dead Walking Photo Booth 1.0 Now Free for iOS" prMac 8:02 AM
  • "40+ Shooting Options of Zitrr Camera Brings Live Photography to iPhones" prMac 8:02 AM
Computer Industry
  • "H-P directors under fire, face critical vote: Chairman Lane, Andreessen, others face opposition in elections" MarketWatch 9:33 AM
  • "HP Investors Poised to Reprimand Lane for Autonomy Fiasco" Bloomberg 9:43 AM
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  • "Microsoft stokes Windows app development with cash" PCWorld 10:57 AM
  • "Windows Phone 8 Support To End In 2014: Microsoft is making the right move by offering OS updates more frequently. But that may not be enough in the competitive smartphone race." InformationWeek 9:58 AM
  • "Microsoft Bolsters Ties Between Yammer, Office 365" InformationWeek 10:34 AM
  • "Microsoft makes first of its Windows Embedded 8 releases generally available" ZDNet 12:01 PM
  • "Microsoft: Hackers obtained high-profile Xbox Live accounts/The company said attackers used 'several stringed social engineering techniques'" IDG News Service 10:20 AM
  • "Latest Xbox Durango Leak: Games Must Be Installed to the Hard Disk" Forbes 10:29 AM
  • "Microsoft's Xbox 720 (Next): Always online, no second-hand games" TG Daily 11:42 AM
  • "Next Xbox won't support optical drive game playback -- report" CNET News 12:30 PM
  • "Oracle Reports Q3 GAAP EPS Up 6% to 52 Cents; Q3 Non-GAAP EPS Up 5% to 65 Cents: Cloud Software as a Service Revenue Up 111%, Trailing Twelve Month Operating Cash Flow of $13.7 Billion" Marketwire 3:41 PM
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  • "Oracle Shares Plunge as Revenue Trails Estimates" TheStreet 3:42 PM
  • "Oracle's third quarter misses on many fronts" CNET News 4:12 PM
  • "Oracle expected to report solid growth: Big new hires in sales force is expected to boost results" MarketWatch 9:33 AM
  • "Oracle's Q3 expected to be strong, Fusion bandwagon fills up" ZDNet 12:03 PM
  • "Ahead of the Bell: Oracle's 3Q provides tech gauge" Associated Press 9:48 AM
  • "Intel shilly shallies over CEO spot" TG Daily 11:43 AM
  • "Intel still maintains Cedar Trail M netbook platform" DigiTimes 10:24 AM
  • "Intel reveals what happens in a single Internet minute" CNET News 12:30 PM
  • "Intel's Haswell gets benchmarked" TG Daily 7:01 PM
  • "Cisco Is Ready To Ride The Mobile Market Higher" The Motley Fool 9:40 AM
  • "Industry coalition objects to Google's domain names applications: FairSearch.org, which is backed by Microsoft, Nokia and Oracle, said Google could get a competitive advantage from generic industry terms" IDG News Service 10:59 AM
  • "Your Next Smartphone Screen May Be Made of Sapphire: Manufactured sapphire is incredibly strong and scratch resistant. Now falling costs and technology improvements could make it competitive with glass." Technology Review 11:38 AM
  • "Taiwan's PC makers focus on low-end tablets in search of growth" TechHive 10:57 AM
  • "Gender gap in tech salaries is all gone, Dice reports: Since 2009, pay has been equal for men and women with equivalent levels of experience, education, and job titles, the careers site says" PCWorld 10:37 AM
  • "Fastest-growing cities for tech jobs: Local efforts to support startups have helped turn some unexpected places into hotbeds of IT activity. Job hunting? Think St. Louis, or Charlotte." [Slideshow] Fortune 10:31 AM
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  • "Stocks Advance as Cyprus Takes Backseat" TheStreet 12:11 PM
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  • "U.S. Stocks Rise as Policy Makers Weigh Cyprus Options" Bloomberg 10:10 AM
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