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MacSurfer's Archive: Thursday, December 8, 2011


General Interest/Potpourri
  • "Apple hasn't yet approved OnLive app for iOS/Hold your horses: OnLive for iPad not available just yet, longer wait for iPhone app" Macworld UK 8:28 AM
  • "OnLive Now on Android Tablets, iOS Devices Soon" PCWorld 9:19 AM
  • "Apple firms up Grand Central store opening" TG Daily 8:29 AM
  • "Apple Store openings shrouded in secrecy" CNN 2:14 PM
  • "Why Tablet Shopping Matters: The Case of the $28,000 Dress" ["About 87 percent of tablet owners polled in a survey commissioned by Zmags said they have been using their tablets for browsing and purchasing their holiday gifts this year. ... The Zmags study found that tablet owners were happier and more excited about their shopping. They used words like 'indulgent' and 'generous' to describe their purchases. By contrast, consumers who don't own tablets said they felt 'impatient, stressed, or overwhelmed about shopping.'"] CNBC 1:40 PM
  • "Apple Launches Free 12 Days of Christmas App for European Customers" MacRumors 8:33 AM
  • "Apple And The 12 Days Of Christmas" AppleBitch 11:12 AM
  • "iTunes Rewind 2011 -their choices and yours" iTWire 4:55 PM
  • "Padlock salesman trades 30-pound sample case for 1.35-pound iPad: 'My laptop stays at home permanently'" Network World 1:35 PM
  • "iOS finally gets Palm compatibility: Love the iPhone, but still in love with Palm OS? You can have it all as StyleTap is standing ready to wrap up your Palm OS apps with an Apple-friendly iOS coating." The Register 8:34 AM
  • "StyleTap iOS Wrapper SDK lets you submit Palm OS apps to Apple" 9 to 5 Mac 10:19 AM
  • "BlackBerry Owners Want iPads And So Do Android And Windows Phone Owners: Survey" Forbes 11:17 AM
  • "Apple's 'spaceship' campus gets shown in new renders" The Verge 9:00 AM
  • "Steve Jobs' last design: New Apple HQ pics" The Register 8:34 AM
  • "Apple refines futuristic Cupertino campus" Silicon Valley 10:47 AM
  • "Apple TV Streaming Quietly Goes International" mocoNews 8:50 AM
  • "Adele, 'Angry Birds' and 'Steve Jobs' lead iTunes 2011 sales lists" Associated Press 1:35 PM
  • "Apple lists top apps, music, movies of 2011" The Loop 1:32 PM
  • "Hungarian software firm commissions Steve Jobs statue" [Video Report] BBC 10:24 AM
  • "'Steve Jobs' Is Amazon's Top-Selling Book for 2011" Forbes 11:00 AM
  • "Apple's founding contract coming up for auction" Reuters 1:40 PM
  • "Contract that founded Apple up for auction: 'Seed' doc may fetch $1M" New York Post 1:35 PM
  • "Verizon CEO: Shared data plans coming next year" PCWorld 8:41 AM
  • "Verizon iPhone customers may get shared data plans in 2012" Apple Headlines 8:20 AM
  • "Adele is iTunes top-seller of 2011" Reuters 7:26 PM
  • "MacMall Holds Saturday Grand Opening for Retail Store" The Mac Observer 2:50 PM
Non-Apple News
  • "Bitdefender puts a Sphere around multi-device security" iTWire 4:56 PM
  • "Facebook launches Subscribe button for websites" ZDNet 2:59 PM
  • "Mozilla Chairwoman Sheds Light on Firefox Priorities" WSJ Blogs 2:46 PM
  • "Twitter's Big Redesign Adds Photos, Videos, Brand Pages" InformationWeek 3:28 PM
  • "Twitter's Fly redesign aims to be faster, simpler" CNNMoney 3:11 PM
  • "Usenix: Dartmouth Expanding Diff, Grep Unix Tools" IDG News Service 11:38 AM
  • "FreedomPop Vows to Offer Free 4G Service Next Year" PCWorld 11:37 AM
  • "Razer Preps for Blade Gaming Laptop Pre-Orders" PC Magazine 11:35 AM
  • "Notebooks expected to fully adopt HD quality webcams in 2H12" DigiTimes 10:46 AM
  • "Google might launch Flipboard-rival as soon as tomorrow" CNET News 3:25 PM
  • "Google exec discusses future for Google Apps, Chromebooks" ZDNet 2:58 PM
  • "Google 'does not work with', support Carrier IQ" ZDNet 2:58 PM
  • "#LeWeb : Google's Schmidt urges European cities to compete with Silicon Valley" V3 2:42 PM
  • "Google Image Search Adds More Tablet-Optimized Improvements" TechCrunch 2:31 PM
  • "Google Launches Schemer, An Activity Recommendation Engine To 'Discover New Things To Do'" TechCrunch 2:30 PM
  • "Google Goggles picks up big new features" The Verge [Free Registration Required] 2:48 PM
  • "Shigeru Miyamoto rumors of retirement not true, says Nintendo" CBS News 10:29 AM
  • "AT&T throttling speeds for heavy data users" CNET News 10:08 AM
  • "T-Mobile's Nokia Windows Phone Will Be Lumia 710: Report" eWeek 10:47 AM
  • "Sharp: Big-screen TV sales likely to top 1 million in N.America" Reuters 3:27 PM
  • "Mac Geek Gab Premium Podcast: MGG 368: Calendars & Backup Answers, Cool Stuff Found!" The Mac Observer 4:00 PM
  • "The Gear of ZDNet: How Jason Perlow goes mobile" ZDNet 9:35 AM