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MacSurfer's Archive: Tuesday, August 6, 2013
 

 

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Weekend Highlights: The significance of September 9th is not lost on VentureBeat's Mark Sullivan, he believes it is "the beginning — or the beginning of the end — of the Tim Cook era"; Re/code scoops word that Apple is working with American Express for mobile payments, Bloomberg confirms, adds Visa and MasterCard to the list; Renee Richie at iMore writes an informative history of the iPhone 5s, Apple's 'most forward thinking iPhone ever'; iPhone 6 now "confirmed" to sport NFC "pay-by-touch" technology, which is sure to "shake up how we pay for goods and services", Dutch company said to be working with Apple adding NXP for NFC for both iPhone, iWatch — reports in our Apple/Macintosh, Hardware/Software, and Op/Ed sections; a wearable device is also expected to be unveiled on September 9th, be it the iWatch or something else entirely; exactly what is Apple building for the event coming on the 9th?; Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in Troy, NY thinks they have a $120 million case against Apple over Siri; 64-bit Chrome for Mac will abandon early Intel-based Macs by October; LAPTOP Magazine has a number of Yosemite tutorials, posted in our OS X section, including installing the beta on a USB Flash Drive, among many others; banhammer dropped on iOS developers who wish to sell HealthKit data to advertising networks; Samsung goes after iPads in new set of ads; another round of photos show "near-final" rear shell and cover glass for new iPhone.

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Apple/Macintosh
  • "Apple, Samsung's next big showdown could reshape patent law" ["For the two rivals, the appeals court will be weighing the ultimate weapon in these patent conflicts -- whether, and under what circumstances, a company should be barred from selling products found to have infringed on a competitor's patent rights, the most damaging blow in the hypercompetitive technology markets. The answer could reshape patent law for years to come, particularly for products such as smartphones loaded with different patented technologies."]  Contra Costa Times 3:15 PM
  • "Death in China prompts Apple to offer iPhone charger disposal and discount: After Chinese woman's electrocution, Apple launches program to collect counterfeit power adapters"  Computerworld 8:40 AM
  • "A Generic iPhone Charger Reportedly Shocked A Woman To Death, So Apple Is Selling Its Chargers For $10" Business Insider 8:45 AM
  • "Apple's Tablet Market Share Truth: Apple's share of the tablet market dipped to its lowest point yet during the second quarter. Let's put that in context."  InformationWeek 3:06 PM
  • "With no updated iPads on sale, tablet sales slip 10% in Q2: IDC still puts Apple's iPad on top, with 32.4 percent of the market share"  IDG News Service 8:03 AM
  • "Apple Pushing Its Way Into Auto Industry with iOS Infotainment"  DailyTech 8:14 AM
  • "Apple Now Settling $53 Million Suit With iPhone, iPod Touch Owners: Apple has begun pointing iPhone and iPod Touch owners who were denied their warranties due to water damage to a settlement Website." eWeek 4:21 PM
  • "VirnetX Asserts New Patent in Apple Lawsuit" PRNewswire 11:41 AM
  • "VirnetX expands patent suit against Apple: The security software company, which successfully sued Apple for $368 million in 2010, just got more legal ammo."  CNET News 11:40 AM
  • "Apple slapped with lawsuit over mandatory employee bag checks" CNET News 9:36 PM
OS X
News
  • "OS X apps run on Linux with Wine-like emulator for Mac software: Oh! 'Darling' emulator illustrates complexity of bringing Mac software to Linux." Ars Technica 3:06 PM
  • "Apple expects most remaining developer services to be back online this week" Macworld UK 8:22 AM
AppleCare/Troubleshooting
  • "Overcome an inability to load to the OS X recovery HD partition: If you cannot seem to load the OS X Recovery HD partition to use various diagnostics and repair tools, the fix may be quick, but could also require a longer reinstallation." MacFixIt 1:09 PM
  • "OS X Server: About sharing files on disk images" Apple Support 11:22 AM
Reviews/How-To/Tips
  • "OS X Mavericks preview: Website push notifications deliver updates without Safari" iMore 3:12 PM
  • "OS X apps run on Linux with Wine-like emulator for Mac software: Oh! 'Darling' emulator illustrates complexity of bringing Mac software to Linux." Ars Technica 5:45 PM
  • "How to flatten PDF forms with Preview in OS X: If you need to save a filled-out PDF form so the content is no longer editable, you can do so with Preview in OS X." MacFixIt 6:06 PM
  • "TotalFinder Adds Oomph to Apple's Adequate Native Navigator" MacNewsWorld 8:06 AM
  • "Vox for Mac review: Your lightweight yet powerful iTunes alternative" iMore 3:06 PM
  • "Vox 1.0 makes beautiful music" TUAW 8:07 AM
  • "Dialogue for OS X shows the functionality we should be seeing from Apple" AppleDailyReport 7:46 AM
  • "Review: Transfer your website's RSS feed from Feedburner to FeedPress" Macworld 3:04 PM
  • "How to Remove a File or Folder from Time Machine Backups in Mac OS X" OS X Daily 4:20 PM
  • "How to enable cookies on a Mac: We show you how to enable cookies on a Mac for Safari, Firefox and Google Chrome users" Macworld UK 11:40 AM
  • "How to configure OS X's Preview app to always start in Single Page mode" Amsys 11:51 AM
  • "iTunes Tip: Choose Which Types of Content Display in the iTunes Source List" Kirkville 8:23 AM
  • "CSS Tip: How to add a box-shadow to div on scroll" It's All Tech 3:14 PM
  • "Toggle The Menu Bar Translucency On Your Mac [OS X Tips] Cult of Mac 8:35 AM
  • "Yet Another New And Inexpensive App To Turn Photos Into Sketches Of Art On Your Mac" McSolo 7:47 AM
  • "Free: Press The Power Button, Run AppleScript" Mac 360 7:47 AM
  • "Try Minutes, The Multi-colored, Multi-timer Egg Timer For The Mac" TeraTalks 7:47 AM
  • "CardRaider: It's How To Find Those Camera Photos That Got Lost And Can't Be Found" Mac 360 7:47 AM
  • "A Cheap Way To Track Daily Expenses On A Mac" Mac 360 7:47 AM
Op/Ed
  • "For anyone thinking about writing an email client" bynkii 9:34 PM
  • "In the Post-PC Era, OS X Should Evolve Differently" The Mac Observer 4:18 PM
  • "PRISM: Staying Under the Radar" Rixstep 8:56 AM
  • "Two factors that contribute to the AutoStartup problem are: migrating applications from old machines (which is often a practical necessity to save time and avoid reauthorization issues), and incomplete removal of deleted applications. Many of us download apps to test them, then delete those that don't meet our needs. Sometimes installers come with uninstallers, but often they don't, the uninstallers are lost, or the user simply deletes the app without realizing that pieces are left behind (e.g., Crashplan). Are there apps available to purge this crap from our systems, before it builds up to toxic levels?" MacInTouch 8:43 AM
  • "What I want as a replacement for Bento is something that works like Bento, an iPhone and Mac pair that can sync between the two. I'm using it to track my wine, and as I find new wine, or drink the old stuff, I update the database, usually from my iPhone; because that is what is at hand. As well, I can use the iPhone app to make sure that I restock the stuff that I liked and avoid the stuff that was dross while in the stores. ... For simple record keeping I've moved to iOS Notes! A free-form text-based database with icloud sync, etc. Eminently searchable and works for me. Numbers, too, works for me in simple database applications. Same iCloud sync options." MacInTouch 8:42 AM
  • "Apple Developer Website: Slow Roasted for Security?" FairerPlatform 8:09 AM
  • "Chatology - Improving Mac Messaging" MacSparky 8:03 AM
  • "Dialogue for OS X shows the functionality we should be seeing from Apple" AppleDailyReport 7:46 AM
Press Releases
  • "VOX Audio Player Comes to Mac app Store, Plays FLAC, ALAC, AAC, OGG, WMA, More" The Mac Observer 3:02 PM
  • "Take over a city in Omerta - City of Gangsters for OS X" TechnologyTell 8:23 AM
  • "WideStep Releases Elite Keylogger for Mac OS X" prMac 4:22 PM
  • "Insights 2.0 for OS X: Self-Organizing, Cost-Sensitive, Data Modeling" prMac 8:02 AM
  • "uDesktop NEXT for Mac OS X - Choose from Many Free, Hi-Res Wallpapers" prMac 8:02 AM
  • "SimCity for Mac release date announced but is it too little too late?" Mac Gamer HQ 8:08 AM
  • "SimCity Mac Joins Late August Release Party" FairerPlatform 8:09 AM
General Interest/Potpourri
  • "Chart Of The Day: App Makers Plan To Go All-In On Apple's New iPhone Software" Business Insider 3:14 PM
  • "Channel dominance of Samsung and Apple leaves little room for others in mobile device market, says ABI Research" DigiTimes 8:03 AM
  • "Samsung and Apple's Channel Dominance Leaves Little Room for Others in the Mobile Device Market – ABI Research" MacPrices 12:02 PM
  • "Apple and Samsung Lock Up Two-Thirds of U.S. Smartphones" LAPTOP Magazine 3:04 PM
  • "Apple asks Internet radio stations for cover art for likely inclusion in iTunes Radio service" 9 to 5 Mac 8:22 AM
  • "Xiaomi muscles past Apple to take sixth place in China's smartphone market as Samsung stays on top" The Next Web 8:33 AM
  • "In China, Apple overtaken by Xiaomi in smartphone rankings" IDG News Service 7:52 AM
  • "Apple's iPhone now 7th in China, the world's biggest smartphone market, with 4.8% share" VentureBeat 9:46 AM
  • "Samsung Galaxy S III Tops Apple iPhone in UK and US" Business Wire 8:44 AM
  • "Apple's new iPhone ad ignores Microsoft, Samsung, and Nokia" CNET News 7:29 AM
  • "Nokia challenges iPhone's photo capabilities as Apple continues to ignore competitors" The Verge 8:08 AM
  • "Apple Touts Ecosystem in New FaceTime Ad" TheStreet 8:55 AM
  • "Apple kicks Skype right in the video call with latest commercial" iMore 8:14 AM
  • "Apple bans Joyful Executions iOS game that satirises North Korea" The Guardian 8:40 AM
  • "Apple rejects satire app Joyful Executions: In an expected move from the iOS gatekeepers, iPhone users won't get a chance to play the game which puts a satirical twist on North Korean propaganda due to its 'excessively objectionable content.'" CNET News 3:12 PM
  • "Dutch iPhone 5 users can finally use 4G, at least if they're with Vodafone" GigaOM 9:57 AM
Non-Apple News
  • "The blink tag is finally dead, killed off by Firefox 23" PCWorld 5:56 PM
  • "Why is THAT in my News Feed? Facebook explains: Notice older stories popping up on your News Feed? Or, seeing more posts from one friend rather than another? It's all part of Facebook's top-secret ranking system." CNET News 3:04 PM
  • "'Cord Cutting Used to Be a Myth. It Isn't Anymore.'" AllThingsD 12:53 PM
  • "Deep inside Razer's design lab, home to gaming hardware that shouldn't actually exist" PCWorld 7:53 AM
Publications/Podcasts
  • "Chris Breen's Hobby, Lawmakers' Tech Knowledge and the New Mac Pro" MacVoices 10:43 AM
Hardware/Software
  • "Apple's iOS 7 Beta 5 Is Out Now Ahead Of Fall Release, Includes All-New Settings Icon Set" TechCrunch 12:51 PM
  • "Apple seeds iOS 7 beta 5 to developers" 9 to 5 Mac 12:52 PM
  • "Apple seeds fifth beta of iOS 7 to developers with new Control Center options" AppleInsider 12:53 PM
  • "Apple seeds iOS 7 beta 5 to developers: this is what's new" iDownload Blog 12:52 PM
  • "Apple Releases iOS 7 Beta 5 to Developers, New Settings Icon, Smoother Scrolling, More" The Mac Observer 1:10 PM
  • "Fifth iOS 7 beta comes just a week after last release: Apple's got another iOS 7 beta for developers as the software marches towards a fall release." CNET News 1:09 PM
  • "Apple cranking on iOS 7; pushes out 5th beta within a week of last release" VentureBeat 3:04 PM
  • "Apple releases iOS 7 beta 5 and new Apple TV beta to developers" TUAW 12:51 PM
  • "Check out the direct comparison of the front panel display iPhone 5S with iPhone 5" Google Czech-to-English 8:13 AM
  • "Comparison pics show Apple's slight changes in alleged 'iPhone 5S' front panel" AppleInsider 8:14 AM
  • "Apple's Next Great iPhone Won't Arrive Until 2014" AppAdvice 9:42 AM
  • "Apple offers trade-in deal for USB chargers following iPhone user's death" V3 8:33 AM
  • "Apple: Bring us your weird, 3rd-party and counterfeit chargers" Fortune 8:39 AM
  • "Apple announces takeback program for dodgy iOS power adapters" BetaNews 8:22 AM
  • "Following deadly accidents, Apple offers $10 iPhone chargers on trade" NBC News 11:22 AM
  • "Apple discounts USB power adapters following electrocution of Chinese flight attendant" MarketWatch 8:44 AM
  • "Apple will swap fanbois' killer phoney phone chargers for legit adapters" The Register 8:10 AM
  • "Apple Will Take Back Fake USB Chargers And Sell You A Genuine One For $10" AppleBitch 7:34 AM
Granted Apple Patents
  • "Apple Granted 41 Patents Covering Devices with Built-in Projectors, Integrated Touch Displays, Expose & Much More" Patently Apple 9:38 AM
  • "Apple Files Patent for Fused Glass Device Housings for TV & More" Patently Apple 7:36 AM
  • "Apple Seeks Patent on Fused Glass Enclosures for Use on iPhones, iPads, iPods, Displays, and Televisions" MacRumors 12:32 PM
  • "Apple patent filing: iDevices could perform a task when they enter a certain geographic area" AppleDailyReport 7:46 AM
  • "Apple looking into application-based backup-restore of electronic information" AppleDailyReport 7:47 AM
Price Trackers/Deals
  • "Piano Jam For iPhone And iPad Is Temporarily Available For Free (Normally $2.99)" Apple Sliced 8:18 AM
  • "Treasure Tower Sprint For iPhone And iPad Is Free Right Now (Previously $0.99)" Apple Sliced 8:18 AM
  • "Flight Fight -Evolution For iPhone And iPad Is Free Today (Was $0.99)" Apple Sliced 8:18 AM
  • "15" MacBook Pro Prices & Sales" MacPrices 8:14 AM
  • "13" MacBook Pro Prices & Sales" MacPrices 8:14 AM
  • "MacBook Air Prices & Sales" MacPrices 8:14 AM
  • "Apple Deals: iMacs for $1,499 or less" MacNN 3:06 PM
  • "Refurbished Mac mini, $469; MacBook Air, $749; Free Shipping" FairerPlatform 8:09 AM
  • "Back to School: Buy a Mac from Apple and Get a $100 Gift Card, or Buy an iPad and Get a $50 Gift Card" Techland 11:21 AM

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Reviews/How-To/Tutorials/Tips
Reviews
  • "An Apple History Nerd's Take on the Jobs Movie: Ashton Kutcher is a convincing Steve Jobs in a film that gives Apple's other founder short shrift." Techland 8:37 AM
  • "Review: Belkin's Dyle TV Receiver Connects Your iPad To Your Local Television Networks" Digital Trends 8:36 AM
  • "Review: A Second Look at the UZBL Shockwave Case for the iPad" Run Around Tech 8:06 AM
iPad/iPhone/iPod touch Apps
  • "Audiophile Music Player offers better audio for your iPad" TUAW 3:16 PM
  • "Appidemic: Puddle for iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch" TechnologyTell 8:23 AM
  • "Daily iPad App: SpiritClips from Hallmark brings family-friendly programming to your iPad" TUAW 3:56 PM
  • "Monsters University: Catch Archie top 5 tips, tricks, and cheats" iMore 9:42 AM
  • "'Flyro' Review - An Endless Runner that Flies, but Doesn't Quite Soar" Touch Arcade 9:42 AM
  • "'Swords & Arrows' Review - Accessible Multiplayer Strategy with Surprising Depth" Touch Arcade 8:07 AM
  • "The Drowning Review: The Drowning tries to revolutionize the mobile FPS control system, but only gets it half-right." 148Apps 8:34 AM
  • "Ninja Fitness 3D Review: Offering a new way to be motivated to get fit, Ninja Fitness 3D is pretty cool." 148Apps 3:15 PM
  • "Cassandra's 11 Review: Don't be fooled by the lovely fortune teller, Cassandra's 11 is just a decent card game." 148Apps 1:09 PM
  • "Dunk Dreams Review: Take on opponents in this one-on-one, turn-based street hoops game." 148Apps 12:31 PM
How-To/Tutorial
  • "Amber Alerts on your iPhone: What they are and how to manage them" iMore 3:04 PM
  • "Cubix Xpander or 'How to connect FIVE high-end GPUs to your Mac Pro." Bare Feats 3:02 PM
Tips
  • "Transferring apps to a family member's iPhone Article" iLounge 4:22 PM
  • "How To Set Up Wi-Fi Personal Hotspot On iPhone, iPad With Cellular Data [iOS Tips] Cult of Mac 3:12 PM
  • "Why did nobody tell me that Apple headphones can be used to remotely snap iPhone photos?" TUAW 8:23 AM
Analysis/Commentary/Editorial/Opinion
  • "Infographic Breaks Down Apple's iPhone Supply Chain" The Mac Observer 6:17 PM
  • "Blind games: The next battleground in accessibility" Polygon 3:12 PM
  • "Apps Vs. NFC For Mobile Payments — Here's Why The Debate Matters And Who Will Win" Business Insider 3:04 PM
  • "The Story Behind Apple's Newton" Low End Mac 3:55 PM
  • "From MessagePad to iPad: 20 years on, the Newton's impact can still be felt" iMore 11:55 AM
  • "Apple's new 'iPhone M' seen outselling flagship iPhone 5S" BGR 10:52 AM
  • "Why 4.7 inches is the perfect screen size for the next iPhone: If Apple makes the jump to a larger screen size for a future iPhone, the Moto X's 4.7-inch display seems optimal."  CNET Reviews 9:57 AM
  • "Why Apple is trying to remind everyone that the iPhone is awesome" GeekWire 3:04 PM
  • "Apple and Netflix Could Learn From Amazon" TheStreet 8:46 AM
  • "Budget iPhone - Apple's best or worst idea? Techradar asks: is a 'budget' device the right move for Apple, or will it taint its premium image?" Telegraph 8:32 AM
  • "The 'Steve Jobs Of China' Is Actually Beating Apple In China" Business Insider 8:22 AM
  • "New Nokia ad claims iPhone's photo capabilities aren't up to much" Digital Trends 8:25 AM
  • "Nokia ad: Every day, more crappy photos taken on iPhone than any other device" GeekWire 8:15 AM
  • "Limbaugh: If you hate Apple then you're a lefty blog-o-twat hipster/'Pro-Samsung, Google, Android guys are faking news to make it look bad for Apple'" The Register 8:10 AM
  • "Regarding The iPad vs. Android Tablets, Give Me Hard Numbers Or Just Plain Shut Up" PixoBebo 7:47 AM
  • "Taking A Bite Out Of Apple: Apple Bashing Is The Sport Of Desperation And Opportunists" Mac 360 7:46 AM
  • "It's Not Too Late: Apple Needs to Redesign Newsstand for iOS 7" TekRevue 7:37 AM
Non-Apple
  • "Motorola Mobility's Moto X Offers Customized Colors and More" AllThingsD 9:33 PM
  • "Why Cody Wilson, the 3D-printed gun maker, thinks 3D printing might not take off" Washington Post [Free Registration Required] 7:29 PM
  • "With Shine, Misfit Says It Has Made a Wearable You'll Actually Want to Wear" AllThingsD 1:09 PM
  • "John Carmack slates Kinect" T3 8:22 AM
  • "10 Years of Repair: A Look Back" iFixit 8:08 AM
  • "Greg's Bite: The cloudy illusion of digital privacy" AppleDailyReport 7:46 AM
Press Releases/Products/Public Relations
  • "Leather Skin for MacBook Air and Pro is 0.6mm Thin" The Mac Observer 7:36 PM
  • "Cinefex Classic on Kickstarter" ProLost 6:49 PM
  • "Scosche Unveils The Colorful boltBOX For Lightning Compatible iOS Devices" AppAdvice 3:15 PM
  • "Shine Is A Beautiful Fitness Tracker And iPhone App From A Former Apple CEO" Cult of Mac 3:15 PM
  • "Newer Technology Announces Availability of NuGuard KX Protective Case for Apple iPad mini" NewerTechnology 3:01 PM
  • "Twitter iOS app adds new authentication feature, gallery and list support" TUAW 6:35 PM
  • "Twitter Updates iOS And Android Apps With Login Verification Via Push And In-App Approvals" TechCrunch 1:13 PM
  • "The OFF Pocket is a signal-blocking smartphone case for our paranoid times" VentureBeat 11:41 AM
  • "Deus Ex: The Fall Gets iPad 2 Support, AI Improvements In Latest Update" Cult of Mac 11:41 AM
  • "ESCORT Live™ Ticket Protection App Achieves Top 10 Ranking on Apple's App Store" PRNewswire 11:41 AM
  • "Twelve South unveils gorgeous HiRise charging stand for Lightning iOS devices" iDownload Blog 3:15 PM
  • "Twelve South's HiRise Holds and Charges Lightning iPhones, iPads" The Mac Observer 11:04 AM
  • "Boundless, The Embattled Open Textbook Company, Launches iOS App And Starts To Monetize With Premium Upgrades" TechCrunch 9:57 AM
  • "The Mona Lisa iPhone 5 case collection" Phones Review 8:56 AM
  • "Balanced is a to-do list for your body and soul" Daily App Show 8:47 AM
  • "Welcome The Amazing Archaeopteryx To Your Village In Ice Age Village 2.0" AppAdvice 8:33 AM
  • "Guitar! By Smule Gets Fine-Tuned With New Features And Improvements" AppAdvice 8:33 AM
  • "Fix Apple's Broken EarPod Design With This $10 Accessory" Cult of Mac 8:25 AM
  • "Tasket Syncs Google Task And iOS Reminders" Cult of Mac 8:25 AM
  • "Philips to expand its Hue line with LightStrips and Bloom bulbs" iDownload Blog 8:23 AM
  • "Balanced is a to-do list for your body and soul" prMac 8:40 AM
  • "Jumsoft's Huge Bundle for Pages, Keynote, and Numbers Hits the App Store" prMac 8:02 AM
  • "Mercury Active Sets My Pet Dragon Free in iOS App Store" prMac 8:02 AM
  • "New Gaming App Improves Childrens Confidence and Competency with Numbers" prMac 8:02 AM
  • "Pawtergeist - A 360 Degree Gyroscopic Arcade Shooter for iOS is Live" prMac 8:02 AM
  • "Videon 2.0: Powerful Video Camera and Editor now also with Filters" prMac 8:02 AM
  • "Tasa Graphic Arts Releases Grand Canyon National Park iPad app" prMac 8:02 AM
  • "Disector 2.0 for iOS - Research App Enables Mobile Image Analysis" prMac 8:02 AM
  • "Yarr! Kingdom of Pirates hits the App Store" prMac 8:02 AM
  • "Popular Fuel Economy Calculator App Comes To iPad" prMac 8:02 AM
  • "'Camera+ For iPhone' Updates With Better Support For iOS 5.1.1" RazorianFly 8:02 AM
Computer Industry
  • "Dell is repeating wayward history of Wang" USA Today 1:49 PM
  • "Icahn raises Dell stake as shareholder vote nears" USA Today 7:59 AM
  • "Icahn digs deeper in ding-dong Dell battle" iTWire 7:59 AM
  • "Icahn Buys 4 Mln Shares In Dell" RTTNews 7:59 AM
  • "Dell Inc (NASDAQ:DELL) caves-in to CEO's wishes, bends rules" GDP Insider 7:59 AM
  • "Dell expands its R&D footprint in India" CIOL 7:59 AM
  • "The World's Biggest PC Vendor Is Ridiculously Cheap" The Motley Fool 7:52 AM
  • "The Golden Age Of Activist Investing" Forbes 7:52 AM
  • "Microsoft Updates the Built-in Windows 8 PDF Reader" Softpedia 8:12 AM
  • "Microsoft's Bing updates for Windows Phone: Who gets what, when/Summary: Microsoft is giving its search experience on Windows Phone 8 devices an overhaul. Here are more details on how and when Microsoft will be delivering these updates." ZDNet 10:56 AM
  • "Microsoft To Roll Out Major Bing Update For Windows Phone 8" PC Tech Magazine 8:09 AM
  • "Microsoft Launches Office 365 University for Higher-Education Students" Moneylife 8:10 AM
  • "Microsoft's tablet foray is a bust so far/Commentary: Latest snafu could put more pressure on board" MarketWatch 7:55 AM
  • "Google's Motorola struggles to invalidate patent underlying U.S. import ban won by Microsoft" Foss Patents 6:06 PM
  • "Windows gains no tablet traction as PC OEMs turn to Android" BGR 6:08 PM
  • "IBM to furlough US hardware staff in round of cost-cutting" ZDNet 8:12 AM
  • "IBM improves density of its latest Flex System servers: IBM's new servers are based on a dual-chip design, which doubles the number of CPUs in a slot" Computerworld 7:28 AM
  • "IBM opens up Power chip design, partners with Google: The two vendors and others form the OpenPower Consortium to push the chip design to new products" Computerworld 4:52 PM
  • "IBM tries ARM-style licensing to reverse decline of Power CPUs" Ars Technica 1:48 PM
  • "Google, Nvidia, IBM ally to boost 'Power' chip architecture" Electronista 5:37 PM
  • "IBM hopes Google et al. can breathe life into its Power chip franchise" GigaOM 9:56 AM
  • "Advanced Micro Devices Responds To Kaveri Delays, New Never Settle Bundle" Seeking Alpha 7:51 AM
  • "Why Are Investors Shying Away from Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. (NYSE:AMD) Right Now?" BasicsMedia 8:01 AM
  • "AMD Hawaii GPU To Debut With FirePro Series in September – Consumer Cards Arrive Later" WCCF Tech 8:02 AM
  • "As PC market shrinks AMD likens Intel/Nvidia to beached whales" Hexus 8:02 AM
  • "Intel reveals 7-inch and 10-inch 'Intel Education Tablets'." Hexus 8:04 AM
  • "7-Inch and 10-Inch Educational Tablets Launched by Intel" Softpedia 8:04 AM
  • "Intel targets schools with Atom-powered Android tablets, mad scientist apps" Engadget 8:03 AM
  • "Intel's new tablet packs a science lab inside!" The Gadget Show 8:04 AM
  • "Intel unveils tablets for education" PC Pro [Free Registration Required] 8:05 AM
  • "Intel Contest 2013 For Windows 8 Apps" I Programmer 8:04 AM
  • "Compact open-source Intel motherboard with Atom CPU" Hardware.Info 8:04 AM
  • "China component suppliers to join Intel 2-in-1 supply chain" DigiTimes 8:05 AM
  • "HP seen as 2014's potential comeback kid" BGR 6:36 PM
  • "Continental Teams With Cisco to Cooperate on Connectivity" Bloomberg 7:51 AM
Finances (Click heading for current Apple Stock price.)
Apple News
  • "Apple 19.67% July Upside Juices NASDAQ 100 Dogs" Seeking Alpha 8:33 AM
Industry News
  • "Tech Stocks: IBM falls on downgrade, leads tech retreat/Credit Suisse cuts Big Blue rating citing challenges" MarketWatch 9:39 AM
  • "Italy signals end of eurozone recession" CNNMoney 8:18 AM
  • "Stock Futures Point to Continued Consolidation; Sony Slumps" TheStreet 8:18 AM
  • "Stock Futures Lower Despite Strong Trade Data" FOXBusiness 8:18 AM
  • "Stocks Extend Slide Concerns Over Timing of Fed Tapering Weigh on Markets" WSJ.com [Paid Membership Required] 1:31 PM
  • "Asia Markets: Most Asian stocks fall; HSBC weighs Hong Kong/Hong Kong was dragged down by a sharp fall in HSBC Holdings on Tuesday, after the bank's earnings report disappointed the market, while the Australian dollar rose after the Reserve Bank of Australia cut interest rates to an all time low." MarketWatch 8:19 AM
  • "Europe Markets: European stocks nudge toward two-month high/HSBC, GSK drop after broker downgrades/European stock markets moved cautiously higher on Tuesday, setting the benchmark index on track for a seventh straight day of gains, after better-than-expected data from the U.K. and Italy." MarketWatch 8:19 AM
  • "Most active Nasdaq-traded stocks: Nasdaq's 10 most active stocks at 1 p.m." Associated Press 1:30 PM
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