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Thursday Highlights: Bloomberg's Mark Gurman hears long-anticipated AirPower wirless charger will hit store shelves in September, delay due to "technical hurdles"; Ben Lovejoy thinks Apple's recent habit of pre-announcing products hurts company more than consumers—reports and opinions in our Apple/Macintosh, and Op/Ed sections today; Nir Eyal at Quartz opines the reason Apple, Google don't want us using phones more is to curb harmful behavior, instead creating "healthy habits with [our] digital devices"; Tim Cook explains to Irish Times Apple's commitment to Ireland; Final Cut Pro turns 7 today—reports in our OS X section; Apple part of car consortium to establish digital car key specs for smartphones; Apple adds another original program to show lineup; the honeymoon is over, US Supreme Court rules states may now require online retailers to collect sales tax; CNET thinks Logitech Crayon so good Apple should copy it.

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  • "Apple's Big Rollout: Yawns Today, Brawn Tomorrow? How do these products appeal to the development community, which Apple must still please even though it is Apple? How will they support, or not, one of Apple's greatest underrated strengths: its sophisticated supply chain? Will Apple finally shake off that persistent meme that it has lost its innovative edge? Not to mention the $60,000 question: When will Wall Street show the love again?"  MacNewsWorld 8:24 AM
  • "Apple burnishes while we wait for another breakthrough: SteveJobs3Some readers have asked me for a post on the new Apple iPhones announced yesterday. I'll get to that in time but prefer to do so when I actually have an iPhone 5S in my hands because I have a very specific column in mind. And no, it's not the column you think it is. But this is still a good time to write something about Apple in general, which is how Cupertino appears to now stand at a crossroads."  I, Cringely 4:11 PM
  • "iPhone 5s: Is Apple innovating or playing catch-up?"  TechHive 8:39 AM
  • "Apple iPhone Evolves as a Business Tool: The iPhone 5S will give users a 'desktop' class processor and free access to productivity software. Mobile devices are looking more like mini laptops." [Paid Membership Required] 8:26 PM
  • "The iPhone 5S and 5 Big Wins for Apple" PC Magazine 12:05 PM
  • "Apple's iPhone 5S, 5C debut: We live in boring times/Marketers will do their best to convince you otherwise, but smartphones now belong to a maturing industry with little sizzle." CNET News 4:10 PM
  • "The Wonderfully Mundane New iPhone/The new iPhones look like the old iPhones. They sound like the old iPhones. They do the same things as the old iPhones. Just slightly better, more colorfully, and less expensively than the old iPhones. This might seem disappointing: even Apple's phones are boring now. But this is an ideal state of affairs."  The New Yorker 8:45 AM
  • "Why everyone was wrong about Apple" CNBC 4:03 PM
  • "Apple Polishes Smartphone-King Title With Latest Announcements" Forbes 9:13 AM
  • "The real reasons Apple's 64-bit A7 chip makes sense: Don't swallow Apple's marketing lines that 64-bit chips magically run software faster than 32-bit relics. What the A7 in the iPhone 5S does do, though, is pave the way for Apple's long-term future." CNET News 9:21 AM
  • "Why Launch a 64-Bit iPhone 5S? Think iPads and Macs" PC Magazine 4:27 PM
  • "Apple opts for profit over market share with not-so-cheap iPhone"  Reuters 7:47 AM
  • "iPhone Reveal Sends Apple Stock Reeling" MacNewsWorld 4:17 PM
  • "Apple Drops as IPhone Models Reflect Shift From Pioneer" Bloomberg 10:01 AM
  • "Apple falls on concern about iPhone pricing" USA Today 12:05 PM
  • "Apple Shares Tank on iPhone 5C Pricing, Innovation Concerns" ABCNews 12:16 PM
  • "With iPhones confirmed, what's next for Apple?" USA Today 12:05 PM
  • "iPhone 5S: More Than Just Another Iterative Apple Smartphone"  ReadWrite 12:05 PM
  • "With iBeacon, Apple is going to dump on NFC and embrace the internet of things"  GigaOM 7:47 AM
  • "How Apple's Touch ID Fingerprint Sensor Works To Protect Your Identity" ReadWrite 8:32 AM
  • "How The iPhone 5S Could Be The Universal Remote For Your Life: The ability to control all your other gadgets, even your car and your house, could be coming to a smartphone near you." ReadWrite 8:32 AM
  • "How iOS 7 Delivers For the Social Addict: With iOS 7, increased social integration and processing time should make avid social users happy." ReadWrite 8:32 AM
  • "Apple Disables Flash for OS X Over Security Concerns" The Mac Observer 8:17 AM
  • "Parallels pledges roll-back fix after silent 'trojan' freebie install triggers punter outrage" The Register 11:32 AM
  • "Cure for a corrupt Calendar application" Macworld 8:22 AM
  • "OS X: About the 'Are you sure you want to open it?' alert (File Quarantine / Known Malware Detection)" Apple Support 4:04 PM
  • "OS X Lion: About Auto Save and Versions" Apple Support 8:51 AM
  • "New Tibet malware variant found for OS X: After over a year of no apparent activity, a new variant of the Tibet malware affecting OS X systems has been found." MacFixIt 4:30 PM
  • "Parallels 9 for Mac -- great for Windows 8, Linux not so much [Review] BetaNews 4:04 PM
  • "Numbers Beta Preview: Can Apple's cloud Numbers spreadsheet app take on Office 365 and Google Docs?" Macworld UK 8:30 AM
  • "Dropzone review: Go drag-and-drop crazy with OS X" Macworld 10:17 AM
  • "5 Tips for Better Keynote Presentations" Mactuts+ 8:25 AM
  • "5 Tips to Make an Awesome Email Client" Apple Gazette 2:31 PM
  • "More Fun with iTunes Smart Playlists" MacSparky 8:22 AM
  • "How To Use A Mac To Type On Your iPhone" Mac 360 7:49 AM
  • "Finally, A Text Editor For Mac, iPhone, iPad" Mac 360 7:49 AM
  • "What developers are saying about the iPhone 5S" CITEworld 7:24 PM
  • "When will Apple update its software? The app updates we want from Apple: Apple's being a bit lax about updating its software these days" Macworld UK 7:58 AM
Press Releases
  • "eMedia Music Releases Masters of Blues Guitar Software: The ultimate way to learn classic blues songs from the artists' original recordings!" eMedia Music 7:04 PM
  • "Valve: 'Family Sharing' for up to 10 devices coming to Steam" Ars Technica 4:04 PM
  • "Maintain Releases Cocktail 7.0 Beta 2 (Mavericks Edition)" prMac 9:08 AM
  • "Mac Screensavers: Hills, Hyperscape, Microcosm, Anèmona, Solar Winds, Flocks Updated" FairerPlatform 8:17 AM
  • "Mac version of Nihilumbra will hit stores on September 25th" prMac 9:45 AM
  • "Run scripts on your Mac at home from your iPhone with Otto" prMac 7:33 AM
  • "Digital Film Tools Accelerates zMatte 3.5" prMac 7:33 AM
General Interest/Potpourri
  • "New iPhone Model To Pressurize Retail Stores" ifoAppleStore 5:59 PM
  • "The IPhone's Secret Flights From China to Your Local Apple Store" Bloomberg 4:29 PM
  • "China Licenses Apple's iPhone With China Mobile's Wireless Standard" [Paid Membership Required] 8:03 AM
  • "Apple iPhones approved for use on China Mobile network" CNNMoney 8:41 AM
  • "Apple Secures License For iPhone To Run On China Mobile's Network Standard" TechCrunch 8:41 AM
  • "Apple gains regulatory approval to finally work with China Mobile" The Next Web 8:50 AM
  • "Regulators Clear iPhone for Use on China Mobile's TD-LTE Network" AllThingsD 4:04 PM
  • "Apple reportedly cleared for China Mobile iPhone partnership" Los Angeles Times [Paid Membership Required] 11:03 AM
  • "The Surprise in Apple's Cheaper iPhone? In China, It's Expensive" New York Times [Free/Paid Registration Required] 9:05 AM
  • "Chinese netizens feel 'cheated' that the iPhone 5c is still expensive: Reactions to the iPhone 5s and 5c from Sina Weibo users were largely unenthusiastic" South China Morning Post 8:25 AM
  • "Apple Offers New IPhones For China's Two Smaller Carriers" Bloomberg 9:42 AM
  • "Early China iPhone launch gives smugglers a run for their money" Reuters 8:45 AM
  • "Apple's new iPhone 5C struggles to satisfy in China, but bright spots remain" Macworld UK 8:04 AM
  • "NTT Docomo to offer new iPhones in Japan" BetaNews 8:47 AM
  • "DoCoMo iPhone move set to dial up competition" Financial Times [Paid Membership Required] 9:22 AM
  • "iPhone 5s vs competition: 8 features Apple's new iPhone 5s doesn't have/Some rumoured features didn't put in an appearance when Apple launched its iPhone 5S, which means the speculation about the iPhone 6 can already begin..." Macworld UK 7:57 AM
  • "iPhone 5c, 5s coming to UK, France and Germany: Pricing and availability revealed" ZDNet 11:29 AM
  • "Don't Panic, Brits: Apple's New iPhones Will Support All Of The UK's 4G LTE Carriers" AppAdvice 9:45 AM
  • "New iPhone 5S fails to get UK Apple fans excited" Telegraph 8:26 AM
  • "The iPhone 5s and 5c in the UK: what you need to know" Engadget 7:54 AM
  • "Fancy a new iPhone 5C or 5S? Read this or you may not get 4G data: Band chaos means there will be TEN models and you need the right one" The Register 9:15 AM
  • "Apple Gives Biometrics Mainstream Boost in iPhones" Bloomberg TV 10:01 AM
  • "Tokyo Man Already Lined Up for the iPhone 5S" Kotaku 8:03 AM
  • "Apple posts iPhone 5s and iPhone 5c product videos to YouTube" iDownload Blog 8:29 AM
  • "Apple publishes three videos touting the iPhone 5C, the iPhone 5s camera, and Touch ID" TUAW 8:30 AM
  • "Apple quietly adds $59 AppleCare+ for iPod touch and iPod Classic" 9 to 5 Mac 8:29 AM
  • "AppleCare+ Comes To Europe & iPods, But iPhone Users Get A Little Screwed" Cult of Mac 8:12 AM
Non-Apple News
  • "Marketing mess-up: People furious with AT&T's 'tacky' attempt to honor 9/11 victims" GeekWire 12:24 PM
  • "Nest Labs Strikes Patent Deal With Intellectual Ventures" AllThingsD 12:05 PM
  • "This Week On The TC Gadgets Podcast: Apple's iPhones, Disrupt's Hardware Alley, And Greg's Birthday" TechCrunch 4:20 PM
  • "5by5 Specials #22: Apple Event: iPhone 5c and 5s" asymco 8:29 AM
  • "New Apple TV in development, could arrive as soon as next month" 9 to 5 Mac 4:17 PM
  • "New Apple TV hardware due next month, says Apple pundit" iDownload Blog 4:28 PM
  • "Apple at work on new Apple TV set-top, multiple reports claim" Electronista 4:26 PM
  • "Apple to reportedly announce new Apple TV hardware next month" BGR 4:29 PM
  • "That Apple TV Refresh Is Coming Next Week" AllThingsD 7:30 AM
  • "Apple TV refresh slated for next week, says report" CNET News 9:20 AM
  • "A refreshed Apple TV still might be coming next week" VentureBeat 9:41 AM
  • "Apple further details new Touch ID fingerprint sensor, notes system is not flawless" AppleInsider 7:05 PM
  • "Reject the iPhone 5S, begs FSF: You don't know what's in it/Pricey new fingerprint-locked kit is 'hostile reaction to privacy', says Free Software Foundation" The Register 9:42 AM
  • "Apple's A7 may really strut its stuff on iPad gaming: Apple's 64-bit A7 chip holds a lot of promise for big-screen gaming on future iPads." CNET News 8:19 AM
  • "Apple's Touch ID: An Invisibly Seamless Security Feature" Patently Apple 8:59 AM
  • "Hidden iPhone features that will be enabled by iOS 7: Alongside the blaze of publicity for the new iPhone 5S and iPhone 5c, Apple also announced it is to release its latest operating system iOS 7 for mobile devices." Telegraph 8:03 AM
  • "Apple's iPhone 5c uses unique design, precision manufacturing to avoid 'plastic' stigma" AppleInsider 8:38 AM
  • "Meet The All-New 'iPhone 5C.' For The Colourful." RazorianFly 8:24 AM
  • "Apple removes iCloud Keychain from iOS 7 GM, here's why" iDownload Blog 4:18 PM
  • "Apple Removes iCloud Keychain From iOS 7 GM" Cult of Mac 4:06 PM
  • "iOS 7 GM removes iCloud Keychain support" MacNN 4:07 PM
  • "Apple quietly terminates its Cards app on iOS, suggests using iPhoto on a Mac" Engadget 7:56 AM
  • "3 New Apple Security Upgrades to Protect Your Info" Mashable 8:03 AM
  • "iPhone jailbreakers begin cracking their knuckles over iOS 7/With new iPhones comes a new challenge: jailbreaking iOS 7" IDG News Service 8:15 AM
  • "Hackers Now Investigating iOS 7 Gold Master For Potential Jailbreak Exploits" AppAdvice 8:52 AM
  • "Planetbeing provides update on iOS 7 jailbreak status" iDownload Blog 9:39 AM
  • "iPod Touch, Nano, and Shuffle get new Space Gray color" Digital Trends 8:13 AM
  • "Apple sweetens £469 iPhone 5C cost with free iMovie, iPhoto and iWork apps" The Inquirer 11:16 AM
  • "Apple offers free iWork, iMovie and iPhoto apps on new iPhones and iPads" V3 9:38 AM
  • "Here Are All The New Wallpapers In iOS 7 [Gallery] Cult of Mac 8:12 AM
  • "Everything to Know About Apple's New iPhones in One Place" The Mac Observer 11:30 AM
  • "Apple granted patent on accelerometer-based anti-theft system" AppleInsider 4:06 PM
  • "Apple works to make it easier to update multiple computing devices" AppleDailyReport 7:49 AM
  • "Apple granted patent involving the Mac OS X user interface" AppleDailyReport 7:49 AM
Price Trackers/Deals
  • "Task For iPhone And iPad Is Temporarily Available For Free (Normally $0.99)" Apple Sliced 9:59 AM
  • "The Scruffs For iPhone And iPad Is Free Right Now (Previously $1.99)" Apple Sliced 9:59 AM
  • "Muhle and Mills For iPhone And iPad Is Free Today (Was $0.99)" Apple Sliced 9:59 AM
  • "15" MacBook Pro Prices & Sales" MacPrices 7:48 AM
  • "13" MacBook Pro Prices & Sales" MacPrices 7:48 AM
  • "MacBook Air Prices & Sales" MacPrices 7:48 AM
  • "Refurbished Airport Express, $69 with Free Shipping" FairerPlatform 7:46 AM
  • "PadGadget Daily App Deal – 12 iPad Apps on Sale" PadGadget 8:24 AM

  • "Hands On With Apple's iPhone 5s: Focus On Photography And The Fingerprint" TechCrunch 4:11 PM
  • "Hands-on impressions of the new iPhones" CNN 8:46 AM
  • "How Do Apple's New iPhones Stack Up Against The Competition?" Business Insider 9:40 AM
  • "iPhone 5s vs. Galaxy S 4: How does Apple's new iPhone match up with the Samsung superphone?" Yahoo News 4:07 PM
  • "Apple iPhone 5S vs. Nokia Lumia 1020: How they compare" ZDNet 11:28 AM
  • "Apple iPhone 5s vs Samsung Galaxy S4" T3 8:36 AM
  • "Apple iPhone 5C cases review: Add some customisation to the iPhone 5C with Apple's (hideous) silicon cases" Macworld UK 8:30 AM
  • "Marshall Hanwell: An 'iPod' speaker on steroids" CNET News 9:50 AM
  • "Bad Elf BE-GPS-1000 Review" Mac|Life 9:40 AM
  • "Hands-on with the new X-Doria iPhone 5C cases" TechnologyTell 8:31 AM
  • "Review: New Spigen SGP Neo Hybrid Case for iPhone 5" Run Around Tech 8:32 AM
  • "Just Mobile's Gum++ Battery Charger Is Small And Solid" The Mac Observer 4:10 PM
  • "RAVPower's Dynamo-on-the-Go Charges iPad and iPhone Simultaneously" The Mac Observer 4:10 PM
  • "Reviews: RAVPower Dynamo 14000mAh External Battery Charger" iLounge 10:46 AM
  • "Reviews: Powerocks Magic Cube, Magicstick, Rose Stone + Tarot Battery Packs" iLounge 9:05 AM
  • "Wacom Intuos Creative Stylus" iLounge 4:12 PM
  • "PAX Prime 2013: AppleTell delves into Dwarven Delve" TechnologyTell 8:31 AM
iPad/iPhone/iPod touch Apps
  • "Opera's Coast Browser for iPad Hands-on: Pretty But Lame" LAPTOP Magazine 4:19 PM
  • "Coast By Opera Brings A Fresh New Way To Browse The Web On Your iPad" AppAdvice 5:07 PM
  • "Pear Training-Intelligence (for iPhone)" PC Magazine 9:26 AM
  • "5 Apps to Map Your Bike Route" Mashable 2:31 PM
  • "See ya, SMS: Social messaging apps do more, for free" TechHive 8:47 AM
  • "Should You Find Your Next Issue On Readr's Magazine App For iPad?" AppAdvice 9:45 AM
  • "Tayasui Sketches Review: This drawing app features an assortment of artistic tools and an impressive interface that allows users to unleash their creativity effortlessly." 148Apps 9:41 AM
  • "Remind.Me Review: A perfectly functional reminder and birthday app, Remind.Me is fine but lacks anything to make it stand out." 148Apps 11:17 AM
  • "Minube Review: A travel app with some neat ideas, Minube falters through some odd design choices and a lack of comprehensive content." 148Apps 12:16 PM
  • "SimpleRockets Review: Manage a space program, or just blow up a bunch of ridiculous creations, in this physics-based space simulator." 148Apps 10:16 AM
  • "Dr. Panda's Airport Review: I am always very happy to hear when a new roleplaying app from Dr. Panda has been released, and the new Dr. Panda's Airport is no exception." 148Apps 12:17 PM
  • "Junk Jack X Review: Junk Jack X succeeds as a crafting game thanks to a wealth of features, a beautiful look, and the fact that it's made for touch screen devices." 148Apps 8:25 AM
  • "PadGadget's DIY iPad Project Spotlight: iPad Car Holder" PadGadget 9:38 AM
  • "How to outsource your app development" Macworld 8:47 AM
  • "FAQ: everything you need to know about iOS 7" Macworld 9:39 AM
  • "16GB vs. 32GB vs. 64GB: Which iPhone 5c and iPhone 5s storage size should you get?" iMore 8:37 AM
  • "The iPhone's fingerprint scanner: what you need to know" RelaxNews 7:58 AM
  • "New iPhones are latte-sipping inner city elitists: Regions? Apple's heard of them, but can't connect there" The Register 9:19 PM
  • "Ruminating about Apple's Lowercase Letters" TidBITS 9:01 PM
  • "With those new iPhone 5c cases, clearly someone at Apple fell asleep at the wheel" MacDailyNews 7:15 PM
  • "Why I'm gladly spending $100 more on the iPhone 5S over the iPhone 5C: Only $100 separates the iPhone 5C and 5S. But with all the advantages of an iPhone 5S, paying that extra cash is a no-brainer." CNET Reviews 4:33 PM
  • "Want the iPhone 5s? Get in line" GigaOM 4:17 PM
  • "This Is the New iPhone You Should Get" Gizmodo 4:17 PM
  • "iOS developers dish about new iPhone 5s hardware features" Macworld 4:17 PM
  • "Apple's New M7 Motion Coprocessor Could Lead to Backside Controls for future iDevices and more" Patently Apple 4:08 PM
  • "Why Does Apple Need a Budget iPhone?" Mashable 4:06 PM
  • "Fingerprints Are More Secure than Passcodes, but Apple May Overestimate Our Trust" The Mac Observer 2:27 PM
  • "Developer wake-up call: Shift from iOS 6 to iOS 7 is 'biggest since the original iPhone" VentureBeat 2:27 PM
  • "Can Microsoft Challenge Apple And Android In Mobile Computing Space? – The 'Book Mystique" MacPrices 2:27 PM
  • "iPhone 5s Fingerprint Scanner: 9 Security Facts" InformationWeek 12:19 PM
  • "iPhone 5s Vs. 5c: Key Differences/Apple's new iPhones share many features, but these significant differences should play a role in any purchase decision." InformationWeek 12:19 PM
  • "The misunderstood iPhone 5c" ["If you're still thinking the iPhone 5c is too expensive, you must get this 'budget iPhone' idea out of your head. The iPhone 5c is not a budget iPhone and it was never meant to be."]  iDownload Blog 12:16 PM
  • "Apple's new iPhone 5S and 5C ads are colorful (and not): CEO Tim Cook showed the iPhone 5C launch ad during Tuesday's event. Now it and two iPhone 5S ads appear. Will they move?" CNET News 12:07 PM
  • "On Apple, the new iPhones and points made and missed" TUAW 12:05 PM
  • "Why Apple's 64-bit A7 processor matters" BGR 12:04 PM
  • "The Brilliant Simplicity Behind the iPhone 5C's Design" Gizmodo 11:40 AM
  • "Fingerprints as passwords: New iPhone Touch ID gets mixed security verdict/Security of new authenticator won't be clear until hackers play with it." Ars Technica 11:37 AM
  • "Nine ways of looking at Apple's $549 iPhone 5C: Wall Street sees trouble for Apple. But there are other ways of looking at the iPhone 5C." Fortune 11:31 AM
  • "iPhone 5c not cheap enough for emerging APAC markets" ZDNet 11:29 AM
  • "Tech Family Tree: The iPhone" ZDNet 11:29 AM
  • "10 new iOS 7 features for the enterprise" ZDNet 11:29 AM
  • "Making the case for an ARM-based MacBook" ZDNet 11:29 AM
  • "iPhone 5S fingerprint reader: Doubling down on identity, a death knell to passwords?" ZDNet 11:28 AM
  • "Apple iPhone 5C freakouts unwarranted"  ZDNet 11:28 AM
  • "How Android handset manufacturers will respond to the iPhone 5s" ZDNet 11:28 AM
  • "2015: 64-bit ARM chips in iPhone 5S serve up taste of Intel-free future for Apple" ZDNet 11:26 AM
  • "Five disappointing things about the iPhone 5S: Except for the fingerprint scanner, Apple's latest iPhone is its least innovative yet. Here are the five biggest misfires." CNET Reviews 11:17 AM
  • "Apple iPhone 5S announced, Touch ID looks interesting" Coolest Gadgets 11:17 AM
  • "Conspicuously absent from Apple's media event - new iPods" TUAW 11:06 AM
  • "The Fingerprint Scanner On The New iPhone Is About Money, Not Security"  Business Insider 11:05 AM
  • "What Apple needs to offer with the iPhone 6: It's never too early to start speculating, so here's a laundry list of items that Apple should introduce in next year's model." CNET News 12:06 PM
  • "New iPhone 6 release date & iOS 8 in 2014 after 5S, 5C debut on iOS 7" Stabley Times 11:00 AM
  • "Apple wisely brings its iLife strategy to the iPhone and iPad" TUAW 10:46 AM
  • "Why did Apple go 64-bit? One iOS, to rule them all"  TechHive 10:46 AM
  • "iPhone 5s in 'Space Gray?' Not at Steve Jobs' Apple" MacDailyNews 10:43 AM
  • "Apple, it's time to drop the whole 'S' routine: Apple stubbornly clings to the once-a-year release date, with a major change every other year. Apple won't always be able to get away with moving so slowly." CNET News 9:50 AM
  • "Opinion: Why I love the iPhone 5s, and why I'll be sticking with my 4S" 9 to 5 Mac 9:46 AM
  • "Cassandra: Apple Announcements (1) -iOS 7 and iWork" eXtensions 9:42 AM
  • "Apple devotees might have a long wait before they get an iWatch on their wrist" The Guardian 9:41 AM
  • "4 things you might have missed during Apple's iPhone 5s announcement" GigaOM 9:41 AM
  • "What would it take to crack Apple's fingerprint reader?" The Verge 9:41 AM
  • "S is for Service" asymco 9:40 AM
  • "Apple has thrown down the gauntlet: 64-bit Desktop Class A7 Chip and Free iWork Office Suite" Lou Miranda 9:43 AM
  • "Who Needs The 64-Bit Chip In The iPhone 5S? You Do" ReadWrite 9:40 AM
  • "The Mystery Of Apple's China Mobile Deal No Show" Forbes 9:13 AM
  • "Nintendo Is Set To Collapse With Apple's Help" Seeking Alpha 9:11 AM
  • "Microsoft, Nokia Laugh Off Apple's New iPhones In Flurry Of Tweets" AppAdvice 8:51 AM
  • "Chinese consumers are angry that the iPhone 5C isn't 'cheap', but that's good for Apple"  The Next Web 8:50 AM
  • "Here's why Apple's rumored deal with China Mobile has not been announced yet" The Next Web 8:49 AM
  • "Tim Cook and Joz share thoughts on iPhone 5s, iPhone 5c with Apple employees" iMore 8:37 AM
  • "Dear Apple, don't try to be Nokia" Memeburn 8:37 AM
  • "Cheat sheet: Apple's iPhone 5s, 5c event in a nutshell" Gearburn 8:37 AM
  • "5 great brand responses to Apple's iPhone announcement" Memeburn 8:37 AM
  • "C is for Cognitive Illusion: My assumption going into this, sixth iteration, of the iPhone was that we would see the expansion of the iPhone into two distinctly positioned products: a low-end C and a high-end S. The assumption was based on what what we saw with the iPad: the regular iPad and the mini iPad." asymco 8:33 AM
  • "Google Laughs at the New iPhones: Google's management team is dancing around its new KitKat statue today, having dodged what could have been a competitive bullet or two from Apple — possibly the new iWatch, iTV or even a new laptop. For heaven's sake, they didn't even announce a new iPad!" TheStreet 8:33 AM
  • "What today's iPhone launch says about Apple's future" GeekWire 8:29 AM
  • "Everything you need to know about the iPhone 5s and iPhone 5c" iDownload Blog 8:29 AM
  • "iOS 7's iBeacons could solve indoor mapping, make shopping better, and kill NFC" The Verge 8:19 AM
  • "The Gold iPhone Has Started A Social Media Civil War" Digital Trends 8:14 AM
  • "Hot Or Not? How The New Features Of The iPhone 5s Stack Up" Digital Trends 8:13 AM
  • "New iPhone Launched: Ghost of Steve Jobs Finally Leaves Apple" 24/7 Wall St. 8:08 AM
  • "Opinion: What would you rather; a MacBook Air or an iPhone 5s?" Electronista 8:07 AM
  • "Apple opts for profit over market share with not-so-cheap iPhone 5c" MacDailyNews 7:50 AM
  • "Apple's Touch ID shows the post-PRISM iCloud's not a selling point"  Computerworld 7:50 AM
  • "When will we see the Touch ID sensor on a Mac keyboard/mouse/touchpad?" AppleDailyReport 7:49 AM
  • "Ivory Tower Or Fortress Of Solitude? How Apple Is Ignoring The Low Priced Phone Market" Mac 360 7:49 AM
  • "The Coolest New Feature In Apple's iPhone 5s Is All About Sizzle And Security" TeraTalks 7:49 AM
  • "iPhone Touch ID: Is It Déjà vu All Over Again?" Mac 360 7:49 AM
  • "Apple Settles For Visible Sizzle In New iPhone Line Instead Of Competitive Lower Prices" NoodleMac 7:49 AM
  • "The Best New Feature In The iPhone" Mac 360 7:49 AM
  • "9 Things To Love About The New Camera In Apple's iPhone 5S" BohemianBoomer 7:49 AM
  • "Maybe not an *epiphany*" bynkii 8:55 PM
  • "Wearables: A companion to smartphones or a companion to you?" GigaOM 11:16 AM
  • "iPhone 5s/5c event: live blog transcript" Scoopertino 4:08 PM
  • "Jimmy Kimmel pitches the iPad Mini as the new iPhone" CNET News 12:19 PM
  • "Funny Or Die Ad For Really, Really Cheap iPhone 5F" Business Insider 11:04 AM
  • "Apple stoops to selling bar soap and birdhouses, suggests Conan" CNET News 9:20 AM
  • "An Apple Keynote Summarized in 4 Panels" The PC Weenies [cartoon] 7:48 AM
Press Releases/Products/Public Relations
  • "Corning gains Intel approval for all-optical Thunderbolt cables" AppleInsider 7:57 PM
  • "Sonnet Announces Echo™ Express SE II Two-Slot Thunderbolt™-to-PCIe® Expansion Chassis and Upcoming Support for Thunderbolt 2" Sonnet Technologies 5:25 PM
  • "Sonnet Announces Imminent Release of Echo™ Express III Three-Slot Thunderbolt™-to-PCIe® Expansion Chassis and Upcoming Support for Thunderbolt 2 Technology" Sonnet Technologies 5:26 PM
  • "Clear For iOS 7 Will Be A Completely New And Separate App" AppAdvice 4:07 PM
  • "Where's My Water Adds 40 New Levels in Allie's Curtain Call" 148Apps 11:04 AM
  • "Apple Announces iPhone 5s, iPhone 5c: Unbox It, OtterBox It" Business Wire 10:09 AM
  • "Keep It Colorful with Belkin's Line of Vibrant Accessories for the New iPhone 5c" Business Wire 10:09 AM
  • "Incipio® Announces Extensive Case Lineup for iPhone 5S and iPhone 5C" Business Wire 10:09 AM
  • "NextWorth Re-Brands and Adds New Features in Response to Apple's iPhone Announcement" Business Wire 10:09 AM
  • "Telerik Announces Industry-Leading Apple iOS 7 Capabilities for its 1M-Strong Developer Community" Business Wire 10:09 AM
  • "Speck Supports the New Apple iPhone 5s and iPhone 5c With a Colorful Lineup of Protective, Slim-Fitting CandyShell Cases" Business Wire 10:09 AM
  • "TYLT Introduces BAND and RUGGD Protective Cases for iPhone 5C" Business Wire 10:09 AM
  • "Dangerous Adds New Planets In The Latest Update, Drops The Price Of Travel" 148Apps 9:38 AM
  • "JARVIS, Iron Man's Voice-Controlled Assistant, Comes To The iPhone" AddictiveTips 9:34 AM
  • "Zepp Labs Launches GolfSense 3 with SwingScore, Major Upgrade to the World's Best Swing Analyzer App" Run Around Tech 8:32 AM
  • "Get a Grip: 10 Easy-to-Hold iPad Cases" Mashable 8:03 AM
  • "Songdrop Brings Its 'Delicious For Music' To iOS As It Finds A Fan In Japan" TechCrunch 8:02 AM
  • "Disney's Second Screen Live asks moviegoers to bring their iPad this time (Video)" Engadget 7:55 AM
  • "RiOS SDK - Remote Control for Apple iOS Apps" Xnet 7:33 AM
  • "PCV releases Top Pyramid 1.0 for iPhone and iPad" prMac 7:33 AM
  • "Katak for iOS - Addictive Head-to-head Game With Frogs Eating Bugs" prMac 7:33 AM
  • "Clips 3D for iMovie - for iOS - In Apple's iTunes App Store" prMac 7:33 AM
  • "Agenda Set for Sixth Annual Amsterdam SuperMeet" prMac 7:33 AM
Computer Industry
  • "Microsoft botches still more patches in latest Automatic Update—It must be Wretched Wednesday—the day after Black Tuesday. Watch out for automatic patches KB 2817630, KB 2810009, KB 2760411, KB 2760588, and KB 2760583" InfoWorld 8:15 AM
  • "Microsoft delivers baker's dozen of patches on Tuesday" The Register 2:32 PM
  • "Apple's new products could shove Microsoft off a cliff" The Globe and Mail [Free Registration Required] 9:29 AM
  • "Microsoft's 'We want a Mac look and feel' UK director splits after seven years" Channel Register 9:19 AM
  • "Windows 8.1 review: The great compromise" PCWorld 9:17 AM
  • "How Microsoft can fix the Surface tablet the second time around: Microsoft insists on selling us its Surface laptop/tablet hybrid, but it needs to take user preference into account." Network World 10:08 AM
  • "Windows 8.1 tablets with 64-bit Atom chips not coming until Q1: Intel's Bay Trail chip will initially be used in 32-bit Windows 8.1 tablets, with 64-bit versions due in the first quarter" Computerworld New Zealand 9:01 PM
  • "In defense of Steve Ballmer" GigaOM 10:08 AM
  • "Microsoft Going The Wrong Way On Wall Street" Forbes 11:04 AM
  • "A Strong Microsoft Is Good For The Industry Overall, Says Marissa Mayer" TechCrunch 5:28 PM
  • "Pandora names former Microsoft executive Brian McAndrews as CEO" Reuters 5:57 PM
  • "Big Blue buttons down big data: IBM is working to extend its governance products and services to big data systems" Computerworld New Zealand 5:28 PM
  • "IBM sells customer care outsourcing unit for $505 million" IDG News Service 8:15 AM
  • "IBM offloads customer services biz for half a beellion dollars" The Register 9:19 AM
  • "IBM eyeing microservers to compete with HP's Moonshot" IDG News Service 10:03 AM
  • "For Michael Dell, Saving His Deal Is Just First Step: His Legacy Hinges on Recasting Company as a 'Solutions' Provider" [Paid Membership Required] 9:24 PM
  • "Michael Dell and Silver Lake get approval for $24.9bn buyout" Computing 10:05 AM
  • "Dell said to have enough votes for $24.9 billion buyout" Business Day 10:05 AM
  • "Dell Buyout Lurches to an Inevitable Finish: Buyers Overcame Major Hurdles to Get Deal Done" [Paid Membership Required] 9:54 AM
  • "Dell reviving Venue mobile brand with new Windows 8.1 tablet" IDG News Service 2:34 PM
  • "Dell resurrects Venue brand for upcoming Windows 8.1 tablet" The Verge 4:19 PM
  • "Dell Introduces 8-inch Bay Trail Venue tablet at IDF" AnandTech 12:06 PM
  • "Intel brings Venue brand back from the dead with Bay Trail tablet" Electronista 5:56 PM
  • "Dell SecureWorks Approved as a PCI Forensic Investigator" DailyFinance 10:05 AM
  • "Dell's Haas as Turnaround Boss Honed Profit-Lifting at HP" Bloomberg 10:03 AM
  • "Asus, Dell, HP, and Lenovo will embed motion-tracking cameras into laptops next year" The Verge 4:04 PM
  • "HP, IBM Lead High Performance Computing Server Market: IDC" eWeek 10:04 AM
  • "HP dumped from Dow Jones Industrial Average" The Register 9:18 AM
  • "Hewlett Packard: Great Upside Potential And Long-Term Prospects" Seeking Alpha 11:32 AM
  • "HP launches first ultrabook-class professional workstation" ITProPortal 10:04 AM
  • "HP Z workstations gain Ivy Bridge Xeon E5 V2 chips with up to 24 cores" Digital Arts Magazine 10:03 AM
  • "HP's colorful Chromebook 14 costs $299 this holiday season" The Verge 4:48 PM
  • "HP Chromebook 14 and Acer Chromebook hands-on pictures" The Verge 4:48 PM
  • "HP Chromebook 14 with Haswell hands-on (video)" Engadget 9:19 PM
  • "Intel President James on wearable tech, Microsoft partnership" IDG News Service 9:17 AM
  • "Intel wields tiny chips to crack mobile devices: Chipmaker must protect PC business while pushing into new areas" Financial Times [Paid Membership Required] 9:52 AM
  • "Intel Demos 14nm Broadwell Processor, World's First 22nm Smartphone and Unveils Quark X1000 SoC Open Architecture at IDF13" HotHardware 7:47 AM
  • "Intel Targets Smartwatches With New Chip Line" Bloomberg TV 9:52 AM
  • "Can Intel's 'Bay Trail' Chip Save Windows Tablets?" Mashable 11:05 AM
  • "Intel launches Z3000 Atom for Windows 8.1, Android tablets" CNET News 11:17 AM
  • "Intel wields tiny chips to crack mobile devices" Financial Times [Paid Membership Required] 9:22 AM
  • "Intel Bay Trail: Chipmaker doubles tablet performance as it takes fight to ARM" ZDNet 11:28 AM
  • "Betting On Bay Trail: Intel's Atom Overhaul Tested" HotHardware 11:11 AM
  • "Hands-on with Bay Trail: Intel's latest, best hope for tablet relevance" PCWorld 11:17 AM
  • "Intel launches Bay Trail Atom processors for mobile devices" The Inquirer 11:17 AM
  • "New Intel CEO outlines company product plans" DigiTimes 9:02 AM
  • "Intel IDF Report Day 2 And The Outlook For 2014 Earnings" Seeking Alpha 7:57 PM
  • "AMD targets hybrids with latest APU launch" TechEye 10:06 AM
  • "Tablets will outsell PCs for the first time this holiday season" CITEworld 5:57 PM
Finances (Click heading for current Apple Stock price.)
Apple News
  • "Turns Out 'c' In Apple's iPhone 5c Doesn't Stand For 'Cheaper;' As Shares Fall, Icahn Buys" Forbes 8:24 PM
  • "Apple's stock tumbles after company fails to deliver cheaper iPhone: The unexpectedly high price of the new iPhone 5c disappoints Wall Street, which had been counting on a budget device aimed at emerging smartphone markets such as China, India and Brazil." Chicago Tribune [Free Registration Required] 8:24 PM
  • "The Cheaper Apple Gets, The Better It Looks" Forbes 12:17 PM
  • "Canaccord Raises AAPL Target on iPhone 5s Expectations" The Mac Observer 11:00 AM
  • "Apple: Forget About $700 And Enjoy Range-Bound Purgatory" Seeking Alpha 10:46 AM
  • "AAPL down nearly 6%: downgraded by big financial companies after yesterday's event" 9 to 5 Mac 10:17 AM
  • "Apple stock tumbles following debut of new iPhones" CNET News 9:50 AM
  • "Apple Stock Down 5% After iPhone Event" Mashable 9:40 AM
  • "Apple shares fall 5% as analysts hit out at iPhone pricing" The Guardian 9:40 AM
  • "Apple's iPhlop: Stock plunges 5%/Apple may have created two new iPhones, but the latest models weren't enough to impress investors and analysts." CNNMoney 9:06 AM
  • "Apple Is Getting Smoked This Morning Thanks To The Expensive iPhone 5C" Business Insider 8:39 AM
  • "Apple launch dashes hopes of China gains" Financial Times [Paid Membership Required] 11:03 AM
  • "Apple Takes Key Analyst Downgrade: The iPhone Dud!" 24/7 Wall St. 8:08 AM
  • "New Apple iPhone to boost Arm" Financial Times [Paid Membership Required] 9:23 AM
Industry News
  • "Tech Stocks: Apple losses take tech's center stage/Reaction to iPhone 5C price in emerging markets hits shares" MarketWatch 4:08 PM
  • "Markets Diverge as Apple Gets Hammered" TheStreet 4:13 PM
  • "Futures Flat After Two-Day Rally" FOXBusiness 8:42 AM
  • "U.S. Stock Futures Flat: Investors Pause After a Strong Recent Run for Equities" [Paid Membership Required] 8:42 AM
  • "Stocks End Largely Higher: Dow Industrials Notch Third Triple-Digit Gain, But Apple Slumps" [Paid Membership Required] 4:13 PM
  • "Facebook shares break $45 for first time since 2012 IPO" Reuters 4:13 PM
  • "Asia Markets: Asian shares mostly rise; Sydney nears 5-year high/Stocks in Japan and Australia climbed Wednesday, with Sydney edging toward a five-year high, as the threat of U.S. military intervention in Syria appeared to diminish." MarketWatch 8:42 AM
  • "Europe Markets: European stocks extend rally on Syria vote delay/European stock markets extended the prior day's gain on Wednesday as tensions in the Syria conflict eased and the unemployment rate unexpectedly dropped in the U.K." MarketWatch 8:42 AM
  • "Most active Nasdaq-traded stocks: Nasdaq's 10 most active stocks at 1 p.m." Associated Press 4:14 PM
  • "Final Glance: Computer companies/Computer companies shares mixed at the close of trading" Associated Press 6:06 PM

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