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MacSurfer's Archive: Saturday, May 25, 2013


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Friday Highlights: Dan Moren explores Apple's new subscription model; Bloomberg's Shira Ovide reckons Apple is in the midst of a business change given stagnating smartphone sales; Adrian Kingsley-Hughes argues the time has come for Apple "to expand into lower-priced categories" with iPhone; it appears Samsung may retain bulk of iPhone screen manufacture as LG said to struggle, but Dan Dilger calls report "sloppy"; will we finally see a Dark Mode in macOS 10.14?; Jonny Evans pores over new Apple's Environmenal Responsibility Report and discovers a slew of "product secrets we didn't know before"; have a gander at Apple's new robot, Daisy, tasked with dismantling iPhones in 18 seconds; rumor out of Japan that we may get new iPhone SE this May, sans headphone jack, but with A10 and Touch ID.

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  • "How Apple's iPhone Could Be Best Again"  Cult of Mac 3:40 PM
  • "The ugly truth: Apple vs. PC design/The PC world still hasn't come up with an awesome design to challenge the iPad. The clock's ticking."  CNET News 7:01 PM
  • "Why doesn't Apple cut its prices and sell more iPhones?"  Fortune 7:48 AM
  • "Barely Biting the Apple: How much do we love Apple? Let's drag them before a U.S. Senate subcommittee and fawn all over them." [Paid Membership Required] 9:10 PM
  • "Four key ways the Apple Store has revolutionized retail"  AppleTell 8:00 AM
  • "Why should Apple have access to consumers if it refuses to pay its fair share of taxes?" The Observer 8:01 PM
  • "Apple a game-changer again with 'simpler tax' call"  The Independent 7:29 PM
  • "The C.E.O. Triumphant (at Least at Apple and Chase)" New York Times [Free/Paid Registration Required] 2:23 PM
  • "Microsoft's New Toy Is a Preemptive Attack on Apple" The Motley Fool 2:08 PM
  • "Apple in the Running for a new Pentagon Contract" Patently Apple 7:06 PM
  • "Jony Ive's new look for iOS 7: black, white, and flat all over"  9 to 5 Mac 5/24
  • "Jony Ive's iOS 7 Flat Design Overhaul Reportedly Features A Lot Of Black And White" TechCrunch 5/24
  • "Jonathan Ive at work on drastic iOS overhaul: The textures and look and feel that iOS users are accustomed to are being tossed out for a 'black, white, and flat all over' design." CNET News 5/24
  • "Details Spilled on Apple's iOS 7 Overhaul" PC Magazine 5/24
  • "iOS 7 Undergoing Ive-Led Transformation: Sweeping changes are in store for Apple's smartphone operating system." InformationWeek 5/24
  • "Tim Cook: Apple's quiet leader" [Paid Membership Required] 5/24
  • "U.S. Judge in e-book antitrust trial says Apple is likely to lose" Fortune 5/24
  • "Judge says evidence will likely show Apple culpable in e-book price fixing case" AppleInsider 5/24
  • "Apple suffers legal setback" TG Daily 5/24
  • "Guilty until proven innocent: Judge already siding against Apple in pretrial hearing" VentureBeat 5/24
  • "Apple likely guilty of e-book conspiracy, judge says days before trial" Ars Technica 5/24
  • "Penguin settles with US states in e-book price-fixing lawsuit: Apple continues as a litigating defendant in the suits brought by the DOJ and the states" Macworld UK 5/24
  • "Expert: Congress Shouldn't Listen to Apple's Tax Plan" Mother Jones 5/24
  • "Apple's Tax Magic Leaves Irish Bondholders Unmoved: Euro Credit" Bloomberg 5/24
  • "Google appeals dismissal of Motorola's ITC complaint against Apple to the Federal Circuit" Foss Patents 5/24
  • "Google's Motorola issues second appeal of ITC case dismissal against Apple" AppleInsider 5/24
  • "New in OS X 10.8.4: WiFi Compatibility; FaceTime Fix, 802.11ac, More" FairerPlatform 8:01 AM
  • "OS X 10.8.4 Build 12E55 Seeded to Developers" MacRumors 5/24
  • "Researchers find more versions of digitally signed Mac OS X spyware" Macworld UK 5/24
  • "Apple confirms 10 June WWDC 2013 keynote" Macworld UK 5/24
  • "Q&A: MacFixIt Answers/Readers ask about batch-editing file names, augmenting the flash storage in new MacBooks, and secure-erasing e-mail messages in Mail." MacFixIt 5/24
  • "Bugs & Fixes: iTunes 11.0.3 update improves app updating" Macworld 5/24
  • "How to encrypt one volume on a drive in OS X: If you want to share a drive but keep some files on it encrypted, you can easily do so with a couple of approaches in OS X." MacFixIt 5/24
  • "How to Reclaim Lost Disk Space by Deleting Old iOS Device Backups" MacTrast 5/24
  • "Ailing Mac? Try Drive Genius 3" TUAW 5/24
  • "How I Used RadarScope To Track The Oklahoma Tornado: RadarScope app provides native radar data in high quality which I used to identify and track the Moore, Oklahoma tornado." 148Apps 5/24
  • "Acorn 4 review: Affordable image editor gains extra power/The affordable image editor just got a lot more powerful" Macworld UK 5/24
  • "How do I restore my Mac with Time Machine: Recover Mac OS X with a Time Machine backup" Macworld UK 5/24
  • "Mac Gems: Eye-Friendly is a handy resolution switcher for Retina MacBooks" Macworld 5/24
  • "The Most Useful Mac Keyboard Shortcuts" Techland 5/24
  • "Friday Favorite: Type2Phone" TUAW 5/24
  • "Make Your Mac Send Sound Output To Your Giant HDTV [OS X Tips] Cult of Mac 5/24
  • "Quick Tip: Fly Through Finder With Keyboard Shortcuts" Mactuts+ 5/24
  • "2 Mac Tips for Moving Your Dock & Guarding Your Secrets" The Mac Observer 5/24
  • "Q&A: Monitoring Multiple iTunes Downloads" New York Times [Free/Paid Registration Required] 5/24
  • "RadarScope Is The Mac Weather App For Mac Users Who Are Serious About Weather" BohemianBoomer 5/24
  • "How To Get More Information About Files On Your Mac Than You Really Need But Might Anyway" NoodleMac 5/24
  • "How To Scan, Find, And Troubleshoot Wi-Fi Networks On Your Mac" TeraTalks 5/24
  • "Did WWDC Really Sell Out In 2 Minutes, Or Is Apple Covering Up?"  Cult of Mac 5/24
  • "Time is right for OS X to make more traction in the enterprise" AppleDailyReport 5/24
  • "How Apple Is Trying To Kill The Folder And Why We Should Be Upset About That" Mac 360 5/24
Press Releases
  • "Dungeonland is now open for OS X gamers" AppleTell 3:27 PM
  • "microLARGE Software releases Mac task and to-do list app Taskdeck" prMac 8:02 AM
  • "Call of Duty: Black Ops for Mac goes half off for Memorial Day weekend" iMore 8:02 AM
  • "Tasteful Themes for Mac: Flavours™ is a Mac application to change the OS X appearance." Flavours 5/24
  • "Tower Wars Brings Multiplayer Tower Defense Mayhem To MGS" Inside Mac Games 5/24
  • "Evernote Reminders rolled out, makes Evernote even more useful" AppleTell 5/24
  • "Trimble's SketchUp looking destined to enter CAD/BIM space" Architosh 5/24
  • "Mac Updates: Flash Player Nips Audio Bug, Evernote Strikes Twice, Twitter Doubles Down" FairerPlatform 5/24
  • "Apple Updates: FujiXerox Drivers, New TV Ad, QuickTime for Windows" FairerPlatform 5/24
General Interest/Potpourri
  • "Apple 1 breaks auction record, goes for $671,400: One of what's thought to be only six working Apple 1 computers: hand-built by Steve Wozniak: flies out of a German auction house for a tidy sum. The last one went for $640,000." CNET News 2:06 PM
  • "Vintage Apple-1 Sells for Record $671,400" New York Times [Free/Paid Registration Required] 2:30 PM
  • "Working Apple 1 Computer Sells for Record Auction Price of $671,400" MacRumors 2:34 PM
  • "Apple I Computer Fetches $671K in Auction" PC Magazine 8:02 PM
  • "British broadcaster Sky News has all of its Android apps hacked by the Syrian Electronic Army" The Next Web 9:07 PM
  • "Apple Loop: Macs Made In Texas, iOS 7 Goes Black And White, Microsoft Mocks Siri" Forbes 12:18 PM
  • "Apple airs new iPhone TV ad: 'Music Every Day'" AppleTell 9:06 AM
  • "South Australia's first Apple Store draws line hours ahead of opening" AppleInsider 5/24
  • "Samsung Galaxy S4 edges out iPhone 5 in camera test: The new leader of the Android pack nosed ahead of Apple's flagship smartphone in DxO Labs' photo and video tests." CNET News 5/24
  • "Apple Tops Gartner Supply Chain Top 25 Rankings For Sixth Straight Year" MacPrices 5/24
  • "iPhone Demand Means Money on Secondary Market" Bloomberg TV 5/24
  • "New iPhone 5 ad celebrates Generation Me-Me-Me, La-La-La" CNET News 5/24
  • "New Apple TV ad series: Every day, more people ..." Fortune 5/24
  • "Apple Ads Stay Positive Despite Microsoft's Negative Campaign" The Mac Observer 5/24
  • "FDA questions iPhone app that analyzes urine" Los Angeles Times [Paid Membership Required] 5/24
  • "iPhone Urinalysis App Draws U.S. Government Scrutiny" MacRumors 5/24
  • "AT&T to reportedly add Apple's iPhone to GoPhone prepaid lineup" AppleInsider 5/24
  • "Best Buy to extend a $50 discount across the entire iPhone lineup starting this Sunday" 9 to 5 Mac 5/24
  • "Best Buy to Offer $50 Off Apple's iPhone Starting Sunday" AllThingsD 5/24
  • "Best Buy taking $50 off every iPhone in 4-week promo beginning this Sunday" iDownload Blog 5/24
  • "Think your iPad is expensive? First Apple computer ever made sells for £398,000 (and it STILL works perfectly)" Daily Mail (UK) 5/24
  • "Hefty Reserve Price for Original Apple Computer" Bloomberg TV 5/24
  • "Used Apple 1 for Sale: $400,000 or Best Offer" Bloomberg TV 5/24
  • "Laurene Powell Jobs and Anonymous Giving in Silicon Valley" New York Times [Free/Paid Registration Required] 5/24
  • "How Laurene Powell Jobs Keeps The Jobs Family Philanthropy Under Wraps" Cult of Mac 5/24
  • "Steve Jobs' Family Has Secretly Been Giving Away Money For 20 Years" Business Insider 5/24
Non-Apple News
  • "Microsoft Reveals an All-New Touch Based Interface" Patent Bolt 12:17 PM
  • "Coming May 25: Gene Steinberg meets The Loop's Jim Dalrymple, and AppleInsider's Daniel Eran Dilger, this week on the Tech Night Owl LIVE!" The Tech Night Owl LIVE 5/24
  • "The an Apple a Day Keeps the Taxes Away Gabfest: Listen to Slate's show about Apple's taxes, Obama's new drone policy, and the debate over education reform." Slate 5/24
  • "The Apple flat tax podcast" ZDNet 5/24
  • "Debug 11.1: Don Melton on Blink, Servo, and more" iMore 5/24
  • "Corning Watch: Will Gorilla Glass be king of the new iPhone?" The Corning Watch 4:47 PM
  • "Jony Ive's iOS 7 redesign reportedly eliminates 'heavy textures' for a flat, 'black and white' design" The Verge 5/24
  • "Sir Jony Ive's new iOS7: 'black, white, and flat'" VentureBeat 5/24
  • "Here's What Apple Design Leader Jony Ive Is Telling People He's Doing To The iPhone's Software" Business Insider 5/24
  • "iOS 7 release date, rumours and leaked images" Macworld UK 5/24
  • "iPad shipments could see first ever year-on-year decline in Q2, analyst says" AppleInsider 5/24
  • "Why Your Next MacBook Will Have 50% More Battery Life" Cult of Mac 5/24
  • "iPhone 5 repairs won't come cheap: Fixing a busted iPhone screen can cost a pretty penny. And, it appears that repairs for each iteration of the device are getting more expensive." CNET News 5/24
  • "iPhone repair costs are soaring" TUAW 5/24
  • "Apple No Longer Offering 24 Hour Dispatch In Some International Online Stores" AppleBitch 5/24
  • "How fast is USB 3.0 really?" Macworld 5/24
  • "Apple patches security holes in QuickTime on Windows" ZDNet 5/24
  • "Apple looks at ways to improve graphics processing unit performance" AppleDailyReport 5/24
  • "Japanese Rumor Says Apple Prepping Multicolor iPhone & iPhone 5S" The Mac Observer 5/24
  • "I recently purchased a Seagate 4TB Backup Plus (for Mac) hard drive, hoping to use it on both a new Macbook Pro/Retina (which supports USB 3) and a 4yo Mac Pro (which does not). The drive works fine on the MBP/R, but drops off the [Mac Pro] USB frequently, giving the dreaded 'Eject this disk properly..' warning, sometimes getting corrupted enough to require reformatting and making it useless on the Mac Pro. I have tried it both without and with Seagate's seemingly superfluous Dashboard software, but it behaves similarly in either case." MacInTouch 4:58 PM
Price Trackers/Deals
  • "StillShot For iPhone Is Temporarily Available For Free (Normally $0.99)" Apple Sliced 8:03 AM
  • "Pocket Heroes For iPhone Is Free Right Now (Previously $0.99)" Apple Sliced 8:03 AM
  • "VPET Gen1 For iPhone Is Free Today (Was $0.99)" Apple Sliced 8:03 AM
  • "World Conqueror 2 For iPhone and iPad Is Temporarily Available For Free (Normally $2.99)" Apple Sliced 5/24
  • "Jetpack Junkie For iPhone and iPad Is Free Right Now (Previously $0.99)" Apple Sliced 5/24
  • "W.E.L.D.E.R. For Mac Is Free Today (Was $4.99)" Apple Sliced 5/24
  • "Memorial Day Deals: iHome Coupon, Save 50% at Zagg, Cheap TVs, Discount iPads and More" FairerPlatform 5/24
  • "15" MacBook Pro Prices & Sales" MacPrices 5/24
  • "13" MacBook Pro Prices & Sales" MacPrices 5/24
  • "Apple cuts prices again on refurbished iPads" 9 to 5 Mac 5/24
  • "Apple cuts prices on reburbished iPad Mini and iPad 4" CNET News 5/24
  • "Refurbished iPad mini Now $279. Apple Signaling New?" FairerPlatform 5/24
  • "PadGadget Daily App Deal – 14 iPad Apps on Sale" PadGadget 5/24

  • "Review: Ballistic Case SG Maxx Case for the iPhone 5" Run Around Tech 12:18 PM
  • "Sony's Cute Speaker Ball Is Music to our Ears" Mashable 5/24
  • "Review: Angelbird SSD2go and SSD2go TWIN Bus Powered USB3 2.5 inch Storage" Bare Feats 5/24
  • "Review: TRU Protection HD Anti-Glare Screen Protector Set" Run Around Tech 5/24
  • "Best cases and covers for the new iPad: protect your tablet in style/33 cases, covers and sleeves for the iPad with Retina display" PC Advisor 5/24
  • "Review: Battle with comic legends in Injustice: Gods Among Us for iOS" Macworld 5/24
iPad/iPhone/iPod touch Apps
  • "Hands-on: Use gMusic on iOS to listen to Google Play Music All Access" Ars Technica 8:49 AM
  • "Review: ClonePic for iPhone – An app for 'cloning out' unwanted items from your photos" iSource 9:08 PM
  • "Wrestling Manager: A Review of Downloadable Game for iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad" Bleacher Report 2:17 PM
  • "8 apps to give you something to do this Memorial Day weekend" iDownload Blog 8:01 AM
  • "'Buycott' Review: Scan a barcode and learn about the Corp that made it" Digital Trends 9:18 AM
  • "Music Streaming Service Supplies Upbeat Playlists For The Fitness Freak" Forbes 4:50 PM
  • "Mentor For iOS Uses Social Pressure To Help You Take Up New Activities" AddictiveTips 9:18 AM
  • "7 Slick Siri Alternative Apps: Love it or hate it, Apple's Siri doesn't have to be the be-all and end-all of smart personal assistants. Check out these solid apps." InformationWeek 2:42 PM
  • "'Rootwork' for iPad Review - Playing Cards Alone in the Deep Dark Woods" Touch Arcade 3:40 PM
  • "'CastleMine' Review - Tower Defense Goes Underground" Touch Arcade 8:02 AM
  • "Best travel and vacation companion apps for iPhone and iPad" iMore 5/24
  • "The App Can Wait: Nextdoor's Big Bet on Slow iGrowth" Wired 5/24
  • "How To Analyze Your Sleep And Sleep Better With The iPhone's Sleep Cycle Alarm Clock" PixoBebo 5/24
  • "Yet Another Look At The 'Clear' To Do App For Mac And iPhone (and why users love it)" Mac 360 5/24
  • "Yet Another Wallet For Mac And iPhone (it stores everything securely, but buys nothing)" Mac 360 5/24
  • "Is Big Brother Watching You? Here's The Big Brother iPhone App That Watches What You Do" Mac 360 5/24
  • "'Running With Friends' Review - Zynga's Late to the Party, but their Latest Social Game is at Least Satisfying" Touch Arcade 5/24
  • "'Healer: A Light in the Darkness' iPad Review - Raid Healing on the Go" Touch Arcade 5/24
  • "Nikko RC Racer Review: Fun for five minutes, Nikko RC Racer lacks some serious staying power, feeling all too basic." Reuters 5/24
  • "Hipstamatic Oggl Review: Remember Hipstamatic? It's back with a host of features to challenge the likes of Instagram." 148Apps 5/24
  • "4 Kingdoms Review: 4 Kingdoms offers familiar menu-based, freemium management gameplay with a fresh coat of cosmetic paint." 148Apps 5/24
  • "Inkling Review: This simple yet elegant app is almost perfect for a little on-the-go sketching." 148Apps 5/24
  • "Plasma Pig Review: This porky pig needs a light touch." 148Apps 5/24
  • "How to create your own audiobooks" GigaOM 2:32 PM
  • "Gulp Down The Apple Kool-Aid With Our Guide To Switching From Android To iOS" Digital Trends 8:11 AM
  • "Map view with annotations and its views: In this tutorial I will be looking into the MapKit, a new API's made available by Apple in the iOS 3.0 and later versions. The MapKit allows simple access to the map seen in the maps application." The iPhone Developer Resource 8:01 AM
  • "MacMost Now 869: iOS Music Equalizer Settings" MacMost 5/24
  • "How to Sync Your Facebook Contacts to iPhone" Mashable 5/24
  • "Five Useful Tips To Master iBooks On Your iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch [Feature] Cult of Mac 12:18 PM
  • "Debating How to Market an iPhone App" New York Times [Free/Paid Registration Required] 5/24
  • "Which to buy: iPad vs. iPad mini, or wait for next gen updates?" AppleTell 2:32 PM
  • "Editorial: Apple's iOS 7 needs exclusive, distinctive features, not just a flat UI"  AppleInsider 4:48 PM
  • "Apple's Jony Ive To Dump Skeuomorphic Design In iOS 7" Forbes 2:32 PM
  • "The Macalope Weekly: Business time" Macworld 2:27 PM
  • "Apple Getting Crushed In Most Important Battle" Seeking Alpha 8:11 AM
  • "9 Things Windows Phones Can Do That The iPhone Can't" Business Insider 8:06 AM
  • "Law, Loophole, and Liability: The Apple Tax Inquiry" Tapscape 8:02 AM
  • "Google Glass has better battery life with iPhone than with Android" Stabley Times 7:47 AM
  • "How Xbox One opens the door for the next Apple TV: The new TV-gadget landscape is just getting started. The Xbox One is just the beginning...and Apple is far from out of the game." CNET Reviews 5/24
  • "Tech Time Warp of the Week: Apple's (Other) 1984 Advertising Masterpiece" Wired Magazine 5/24
  • "Tim Cook: Apple's quiet leader/A defence of the tech group's tax affairs has boosted the chief's profile, writes Tim Bradshaw" Financial Times [Paid Membership Required] 5/24
  • "Apple's iWatch May Ship Late Next Year" Mashable 5/24
  • "Why I don't want iOS, Android or any other OS to 'win'" BGR 5/24
  • "Xbox One: Apple's best friend/The new TV-gadget landscape is just getting started. Xbox One is just the beginning...and Apple is far from out of the game." CNET Reviews 5/24
  • "A Modest Proposal To Stop The iPhone Crime Wave" ReadWrite 5/24
  • "Microsoft Humiliates Siri in Biting Parody of Apple's iPad Ads" AdWeek 5/24
  • "Apple's defenders count the errors in Microsoft's anti-iPad ads" Fortune 5/24
  • "Apple CEO Tim Cook's employee approval rating dips, but still high in spite of issues" VentureBeat 5/24
  • "Apple Should Be Furious That It Has Such A Tiny Sliver Of The Smartphone Market"  Business Insider 5/24
  • "Apple's iOS could get a makeover: The iPhone operating system is expected to get a new look, the latest Xbox One report sheds new light on used games, and Digg Reader is set to launch in June." CNET News 5/24
  • "iOS 7 To Accentuate Black & White Design, Cheap iPhone To Gain Colors?" Apple'n'Apps 5/24
  • "What Is Flat Design?" Gizmodo 5/24
  • "iPhone's New iOS7 Design Is Flat as Hell and You Can't Stand the Wait Anymore" The Atlantic Wire 5/24
  • "Apple Rumored to Go Black, White and Flat for iOS 7" Mashable 5/24
  • "Next iPhone Interface Reportedly Described as 'Black, White and Flat All Over'" Techland 5/24
  • "Don't Tax Apple, Tax Its Shareholders"  Bloomberg 5/24
  • "Apple: Innovative Future Products Following Detroit's Lead?" Seeking Alpha 5/24
  • "iPhone, therefore I am ... a selfish disruptor" ZDNet 5/24
  • "Reality Absorption Field: iPod's trail of tears, part 1" TUAW 5/24
  • "My questions for Tim Cook" asymco 5/24
  • "Horace Dediu has four questions for Apple's Tim Cook" Fortune 5/24
  • "The iWatch's Time Will Be 2014, Says Analyst" MacNewsWorld 5/24
  • "Tim Cook: Apple's elaborate money shuffle isn't a gimmick. Honest!" Digital Trends 5/24
  • "Why many Apple TVs are better than one" Macworld 5/24
  • "Wireless printer blocking laptop's wake-up call" Seattle Times 8:18 PM
  • "Making Sense Of The Internet Of Things" TechCrunch 8:05 PM
  • "Why Won't Sony Let Us See What the PS4 Looks Like?" SlashGear 7:26 PM
  • "First Impressions Review Of The Samsung Galaxy S4" Forbes 6:51 PM
  • "Microsoft explains Xbox One cloud gaming in an effort to justify online requirement" The Verge 5/24
  • "Is the next-gen console war already One? Microsoft's new Xbox - and more" The Register 5/24
  • "Microsoft exposes green users' privates in web quiz snafu" The Register 5/24
  • "Did you hear the Joke about Android being the Market Leader?" Patently Apple 5/24
  • "Where Are All Those Android Device Users And What Are They Doing With Their Devices?" Mac 360 5/24
  • "Photoshop this: Steve Ballmer's surprise introductions throughout history" The Verge 6:14 PM
  • "Low Latency No. 63: There can be only One" CNET News [cartoon] 5/24
  • "Jon Stewart accuses the Senate of all being Apple fanboys" CNET News 5/24
Press Releases/Products/Public Relations
  • "The Snooze Dock: An Alarm Clock Stand For Your iPhone" Macgasm 9:12 PM
  • "Misfit Wearables Drops Android Support For Its Shine Activity Tracker Ahead Of Summer Launch" ["According to a recent update posted to the project's Indiegogo listing, the Founders Fund-backed company has decided to drop Android support from the final version in a bid to better focus on polishing the experience for iOS users."] TechCrunch 8:06 PM
  • "Mutator is an Accessory That Truly Mutes Your iPhone [Kickstarter] iClarified 5:54 PM
  • "Look Through The Viewfinders Of The Past With Viewmatic" App Advice 2:52 PM
  • "Ensure your iPhone's screen stays dim during phone calls with DimInCall" iDownload Blog 2:34 PM
  • "Gmail Overhaul Might Be On the Way" Mashable 2:28 PM
  • "10 Apps for Enjoying the Great Outdoors" Mashable 2:17 PM
  • "Neigborhood-Centric Private Social Network Nextdoor Launches Official iPhone App" App Advice 9:18 AM
  • "Add Interactive Text And Video Tags To Your Photos With ThingLink" App Advice 8:11 AM
  • "Griffin Survivor™ + Catalyst® Waterproof Case for iPhone 5 Now Shipping" Run Around Tech 8:07 AM
  • "iOS-only OnTrees hopes to be the of the UK" TUAW 8:03 AM
  • "MOOS Project Viewer 3.0 - Support for Microsoft Project 2013 Files" prMac 8:07 AM
  • "ManyMe - an app for taking pictures of many you" prMac 8:03 AM
  • "Coin Wish now available on Apple App Store and Google Play Store" prMac 8:02 AM
  • "English Alphabets - iOS" prMac 8:02 AM
  • "Tiny Utopia Launches Soda Star" prMac 8:02 AM
  • "Lyric Video Maker for YouTube 1.0 for iOS - Create Custom Lyric Videos" prMac 8:02 AM
  • "Loop Launches Mobile Survey App for Real-Time Customer Feedback" prMac 8:02 AM
  • "Learn to count 1 to 10 released for iPad - Child-Friendly Learning" prMac 8:02 AM
  • "Instanty 1.0.0 for iOS - The Best Photos From Your Video" prMac 8:02 AM
  • "Hindi Dictionary 8.0 Released for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch" prMac 8:02 AM
  • "Grain or No Grain - Your Gluten-Free and Celiac Companion App for iOS" prMac 8:02 AM
  • "Epic Puzzle Game Rolling Idols: Lost City Now Available on iPad" prMac 8:02 AM
  • "Bring Destruction Apocalypse With Epic Knight for iPad and iPhone" prMac 8:02 AM
  • "SntapCamera Is A Completely Gesture-Based, Buttonless iOS Camera App" AddictiveTips 8:02 AM
  • "Deals: Get the Most Out of Your iPad's Smart Cover with Stand Clips" Mac|Life 8:01 AM
  • "Wallpaper Weekends: Cool Off with Ice Cream for iPhone 5" MacTrast 8:01 AM
  • "Propellerhead to stop selling ReBirth for iPhone" TUAW 5/24
  • "Automatic delays connected car platform until August as it seeks to perfect iPhone app" Engadget 5/24
  • "Ninja Theory partners with Chillingo to publish Fightback" TUAW 5/24
  • "Backblaze Mobile for iPhone provides on-the-go access to file backups" TUAW 5/24
  • "Remember that iOS Game Controller Rumor from GDC? Here It Is." PRWeb 5/24
  • "USAePay Releases iPhone App Update 1.2.7 on iTunes App Store" PRWeb 5/24
  • "Incase iPhone 5 Chrome Slider Case" Hypebeast 5/24
  • " for iOS: The best way to discover breaking stories shared on" The Next Web 5/24
  • "20 best iPhone and iPad apps this week: Kung Fu Robot, City Guides by National Geographic, Tetris Blitz, Mailbox for iPad, Symmetry School, Fry, Blip Blup, Disney Junior Appisodes and more" The Guardian 5/24
  • "stanwood: Stop zapping, start watching! TV guide ON AIR launches new iOS app" Business Wire 5/24
  • "iPad Sales Could Mean Explosive Gains for QUAN" Business Wire 5/24
  • "Skycore Creates Platform for Passbook Delivery Via MMS" MacRumors 5/24
  • "New service delivers passes for Apple's Passbook via text message" AppleInsider 5/24
  • "Trading bacon for beans: a mobile app helps users barter unwanted items" The Verge 5/24
  • "PadGadget's Flashback Friday: Earthworm Jim" PadGadget 5/24
  • "Xistera iPhone 5 Multitool Does Everything. EVERYTHING" Cult of Mac 5/24
  • "Geoguessr Asks The Question 'Where The Hell Am I?'" Cult of Mac 5/24
  • "Who Says You Can't Access Google Play Music All Access On iOS? You Can With gMusic" App Advice 5/24
  • "Distro Issue 92: Building the Xbox One" Engadget 5/24
  • "Mentor launches an 'anti to-do list' app for iOS, pitting itself against US rivals Lift and Everest" The Next Web 5/24
  • "Verizon Cloud Backup App Comes To iOS" Cult of Mac 5/24
  • "Verizon Cloud backup app now on iOS" The Verge 5/24
  • "RV Helper for iPhone, Nook, Google Play Store and Kindle" prMac 5/24
  • "Speed Tracker 5.0 for iPhone and iPad, GPS Speedometer and Trip Computer" prMac 5/24
  • "Expedition Mars from Nevosoft Now Available on App Store" prMac 5/24
  • "French Dictionary 8.0 Released for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch" prMac 5/24
  • "Dossiers - The Contact Management App" prMac 5/24
  • "Weather Pod For iPhone - Weather Intelligence in The Palm of Your Hand" prMac 5/24
  • "Trendy Songs - Listen, Discover and Share New Music for iOS Devices" prMac 5/24
  • "RCI-JEUX Announces Takuzu for iPhone and iPad" prMac 5/24
  • "Now You Can Sketch Portraits Like a Pro" prMac 5/24
  • "New Times Tables App for iPad/iPhone for Kids to learn Tables 1 to 20" prMac 5/24
  • "New PhotoBulk 1.5 with more watermarking possibilities" prMac 5/24
  • "Game Zombie Slayer is Available on the App Store" prMac 5/24
  • "Become an Expert in Painting with Your iPhone" prMac 5/24
  • "Arista Games Launches Jack and Jill's Preschool Adventure App" prMac 5/24
Computer Industry
  • "Tech Talk: Microsoft would do well to look to history" Yorkshire Post 7:26 PM
  • "Windows 8 Users Are Cool to Touch Apps" eWeek 9:14 PM
  • "After a decade of hardware duds, Microsoft gets it right with the Xbox One" Digital Trends 8:00 AM
  • "Xbox One recognises your face, your voice and obeys your commands. So is this the future of home entertainment?" Daily Mail (UK) 7:27 PM
  • "Microsoft Xbox One – Next-gen console or a 1980s version of future device?" Capital Technologies 8:16 AM
  • "Xbox One cloud integration might make your games look better" WinBeta 8:17 AM
  • "Microsoft predicts 1 billion next-generation console sales" Digital Spy 8:20 AM
  • "Microsoft Won't Abandon The Xbox 360 For At Least Five Years" GameInformer 2:08 PM
  • "IBM Selling x86 Server Business, Buying SoftLayer Cloud (Again)?" The VAR Guy 8:19 AM
  • "IBM team tackled $5 million Knoxville problem: drafty homes/A million here, a million there IBM team to release report on Knoxville's $5 million utility problem" Knoxville News Sentinel 8:20 PM
  • "Intel's power-saving Haswell chips to boost laptop battery life by 50 per cent" TechRadar UK 8:15 AM
  • "Intel: Haswell Provides 50% More Battery Life in Notebooks" IDG News Service 8:21 PM
  • "Dell, HP Upgrade Thin Client for Better Security, Communications: The companies unveil new and enhanced thin client offerings aimed at improved performance in cloud and virtual environments." eWeek 8:13 PM
  • "HP's Strong Q2 Showcases the Growing Irrelevance of PCs" The Motley Fool 8:17 PM
  • "HP unveils Windows 8 tabletop PC, Envy Rove 20" Tech2 8:15 AM
  • "Cisco VCE Investment Nears $500 Million" The VAR Guy 8:25 AM
  • "Investor Icahn needs a loan of $7bn to tick off Mike Dell: I do not like it, SAM-I-am. I do not like Michael's big plan" The Register 5/24
  • "Carl Icahn Is Talking To Banks About Lining Up $7 Billion For Dell Deal" Pulse 2.0 5/24
  • "Does a Huge Earnings Miss at Dell Signal the End of the PC?" The Motley Fool 5/24
  • "Dell Helping Partners With Social Skills" Channel Buzz 5/24
  • "IBM Preps SmartCloud for Real-time Analytics" CIO 5/24
  • "IBM Impact: Mobile Strategy for Reaching Customers" Mad Mobile News 5/24
  • "Meg Whitman Isn't Worried About All That Server Market Share Dell Says It's Taking Away From HP" Business Insider 5/24
  • "The Mystery of Meg Whitman's HP" The Street 5/24
  • "Hewlett-Packard Company: Can The Free Cash Flow Improvements Sustainable?" iStockAnalyst 5/24
  • "Microsoft Xbox One 'a let down,' says Steven Butts of IGN" FOXNews 5/24
  • "Microsoft brushes off Xbox Live hack attack claim" TechHive 5/24
  • "Microsoft targets 25 million more Xbox 360 sales, 'huge announcement' planned for E3" The Verge 5/24
  • "Microsoft's Xbox won't be blocked from U.S. after patent victory over Google" Bloomberg 5/24
  • "Is the next-gen console war already One? Microsoft's new Xbox - and more" The Register 5/24
  • "Microsoft could force retailers, not players, to pay the activation fee for pre-owned Xbox One games" The Next Web 5/24
  • "Xbox One pre-owned games question answered?" MCV Online 5/24
  • "Microsoft opens up on Xbox One second hand games and licences" The Inquirer 5/24
  • "Microsoft Just Killed the Market for Used Video Games" The Motley Fool 5/24
  • "Microsoft reportedly to take cut on used Xbox One game sales" CNET News 5/24
  • "Publishers to receive cut of Xbox One pre-owned sales at retail" MCV 5/24
  • "Microsoft applies for patent on TV achievements" GamesIndustry 5/24
  • "ServiceKey, Oracle end 'grey market' code spat without bloodshed" Channel Register 5/24
  • "Source confirms Intel's big score: Samsung tablet using an Atom chip" VentureBeat 5/24
  • "Haswell chip primer: How Intel pinches power/Intel's Haswell processor is first and foremost about power savings. Here's how the chipmaker got a serious battery life boost." CNET News 5/24
  • "Intel claims Haswell will offer 50% more battery life in laptops" Computerworld 5/24
  • "With 50 percent better battery life, Intel's Haswell will drive laptops that won't burn your lap" VentureBeat 5/24
  • "Intel Corporation (INTC): Haswell To Immensely Enhance Battery Life" ValueWalk 5/24
  • "AMD's Dual Release Targets Intel's Weakness" Seeking Alpha 5/24
  • "AMD Stakes Out Mobile Territory With New Low-Power Chips" TechNewsWorld 5/24
  • "The third prong of AMD's new mobile assault: Lower power Richland APUs" ExtremeTech 5/24
  • "Is Advanced Micro Devices Inc (NYSE:AMD) Getting Ready to Rule 2013?" OTC Magic 5/24
  • "Cisco closes $310m deal for Swindon firm Ubiquisys" V3 5/24
  • "Cisco Completes Acquisition of Ubiquisys" MarketWired 5/24
  • "The Market Is Waking Up to Cisco" The Street 5/24
  • "How Dividends Change the Game for Cisco Systems, Inc. (CSCO) Shareholders" Insider Monkey 5/24
Finances (Click heading for current Apple Stock price.)
Apple News
  • "Real World Economics: U.S. tax policy has winners and losers/Problems in the U.S. system of taxing corporate income were front and center this past week as senators grilled Apple CEO Tim Cook about his company's tax minimization measures. Yet no one argued that Apple has violated U.S. tax laws or even that it is particularly aggressive or egregious in its tax avoidance." St. Paul Pioneer Press [Free Registration Required] 9:13 PM
  • "Headlines about Apple's 'tax haven' has little impact on Irish bonds" Examiner 5/24
  • "Bloomberg's Jonathan Weil Is Simply Wrong Here About Apple's Taxes" Forbes 5/24
  • "Apple: No tax gimmick left behind/Contrary to CEO Tim Cook's Senate testimony this week, Apple is a pioneer of tax avoidance schemes, which are legal but hardly fair or ethical" InfoWorld 5/24
  • "U.S. Cannot Afford Corporate Tax Loopholes: Levin" Bloomberg TV 5/24
  • "World's richest hobo (Apple) has worked 'tax-free' in Ireland since '80s" The Register 5/24
  • "Apple Pumping More Money Into Lobbying" AllThingsD 5/24
  • "Apple to nearly double lobbying efforts on tax fight" iDownload Blog 5/24
  • "iPhone Demand Means Money on Secondary Market" Bloomberg TV 5/24
  • "Tech Stocks: Salesforce, Google losses hit tech stocks/Corporate-software vendors in red after Salesforce reports loss" MarketWatch 5/24
  • "Futures Pare Losses on Strong Goods Data" FOXBusiness 5/24
  • "Investors consider life after Fed stimulus" CNNMoney 5/24
  • "Stocks Decline for Week on Concerns Fed Will Curb Stimulus" TheStreet 5/24
  • "Stocks Snap Four-Week Winning Streak" 5/24
  • "Asia Markets: Japan stocks end up after roller-coaster ride/Tokyo suffers big swings after Bank of Japan chief's remarks" MarketWatch 5/24
  • "Europe Markets: Europe stocks end choppy week 1.7% lower" MarketWatch 5/24
  • "Most active Nasdaq-traded stocks: Nasdaq's 10 most active stocks at 1 p.m." Associated Press 5/24
  • "Final Glance: Computer companies/Computer companies shares mixed at the close of trading" Associated Press 5/24

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