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MacSurfer's Archive: Monday, January 28, 2013


General Interest/Potpourri
  • "Vine No Longer Listed In 'Editor's Choice' Section In App Store On iPhone" Business Insider 3:00 PM
  • "Apple stops promoting Vine in wake of porn controversy" The Verge 3:00 PM
  • "Strategy Analytics: Android and Apple iOS Capture a Record 92 Percent Share of Global Smartphone Shipments in Q4 2012" Business Wire 11:04 AM
  • "Android + iOS Grabbed 92% Of Global Smartphone Shipments In Q4 2012 — Android 'Undisputed Volume Leader', Says Analyst" TechCrunch 8:47 AM
  • "Apple, Android grab 92 percent of all smartphone shipments: Together, the two shipped just under 200 million smartphones around the world last quarter to grab a record market share, says Strategy Analytics." CNET News 8:46 AM
  • "92% Of All Smartphones Shipments in Q4 2012 Were iOS & Android" ReadWrite 9:07 AM
  • "International Sales Of iPhones Said To Be Slowing" App Advice 8:51 AM
  • "LEAKED: Here's What Tim Cook Told Employees In A Secret Meeting About Apple's Tanking Stock" Business Insider 9:29 AM
  • "Pirates target iOS enterprise loophole to spread fake iPhone apps" V3 8:54 AM
  • "Brotherly Love Prompts Young Entrepreneur's Autism App" AllThingsD 8:39 AM
  • "Apple Set To Open New R&D Center In Shanghai" App Advice 8:51 AM
  • "Apple Shanghai R&D center confirmed for summer 2013" AppleInsider 9:14 AM
  • "Apple R&D Center Reportedly Confirmed for Shanghai" MacRumors 10:27 AM
  • "Unlocking your phone could cost you up to $500,000" iDownload Blog 8:54 AM
  • "Unlocking phones without carrier permission illegal in US" Electronista 8:53 AM
  • "Straight Talk Responds to 'Unlimited' Complaints" ["Most customers who experience throttling of their data service are engaged (knowingly or unknowingly) in one or more unauthorized uses that are described in greater detail in our terms and conditions of service. Two examples of the most common unauthorized uses are tethering the phone to other devices to access the internet or continuous, uninterrupted live video streaming (such as live webcams)."] PC Magazine 10:45 AM
  • "Apple's Wozniak questions accuracy as Jobs film opens" AFP 8:50 AM
  • "Steve Wozniak Refused To Work On Kutcher's 'JOBS' Movie After Reading Early 'Crap' Script" Cult of Mac 8:58 AM
  • "The Much-Hyped Steve Jobs Movie Sounds Mediocre At Best" Business Insider 8:48 AM
  • "jOBS Steve Jobs biopic premieres to mixed reviews, blasted by Steve Wozniak" Macworld UK 8:42 AM
  • "Ashton Kutcher 'terrified' to play Steve Jobs." BBC 9:05 AM
  • "Dead Steve Jobs tried to KILL Ashton Kutcher from beyond the grave" The Register 9:00 AM
  • "Following Steve Jobs' Insane Fruit Diet Put Ashton Kutcher in the Hospital" Gizmodo 10:23 AM
  • "Ashton Kutcher went to the hospital while mimicking Jobs' fruitarian diet" Edible Apple 11:22 AM
  • "Steve Jobs replica doll is eerily accurate, also quite illegal" Canadian Reviewer 8:58 AM
  • "You Must Check Out This Incredibly Detailed Minecraft Recreation Of Apple HQ" Cult of Mac 9:06 AM
Non-Apple News
  • "With 1M contributors, OpenStreetMap claims most detailed maps in some countries" GigaOM 11:33 AM
  • "Canonical invites input on core Ubuntu Phone apps: Dedicated website now available for collaborating on this key component of the Linux-based mobile platform" PCWorld 11:08 AM
  • "Japan promised Ultra HD TV broadcasts two years early: Brazil World Cup in glorious 4K x 2K, anyone?" The Register 11:15 AM
  • "Nokia adds premium music streaming to Lumia phones" TechHive 10:46 AM
  • "Acer reports brisk Chromebook sales while Windows 8 still lags" PCWorld 10:45 AM
  • "Samsung Selling Red 7-Inch Galaxy Tab 2" PC Magazine 10:44 AM
  • "Google reveals TAPE-TASTIC data centre in saucy vid" The Register 11:15 AM
  • "Google+ outranks Twitter as no. 2 social network after Facebook" PCWorld 10:46 AM
  • "Google vows to push legal reforms to protect user privacy" PCWorld 10:46 AM
  • "Silicon Valley's architectural wasteland shows signs of life" Los Angeles Times [Paid Membership Required] 10:34 AM
  • "MySQL and Cinnamon questions surround Fedora Linux 18" PCWorld 10:27 AM
  • "Lotus 1-2-3 hits the big 3-0: Happy birthday to the world-changing spreadsheet program, which debuted 30 years ago this weekend" InfoWorld 10:27 AM
  • "New bug makes moot Java's latest anti-exploit defenses, claims researcher" Computerworld 10:14 AM
  • "Anger over Twitter porn gaffe on Vine video service" BBC 10:02 AM
  • "RIM's BlackBerry World Movie Downloads Landing In U.S., U.K., Canada First, DRM-Free Music Downloads Heading To 18 Markets" TechCrunch 11:05 AM
  • "Meet the man who would make BlackBerry apps cool" CNET News 9:56 AM
  • "RIM cuts prices in European BlackBerry World store" IDG News Service 10:46 AM
  • "Yahoo CEO Risks Losing Investor Faith Absent Growth Plan" Bloomberg 10:07 AM
  • "Yahoo report to be scanned for turnaround evidence: Internet portal expected to post sales gain, shed more light on strategy" MarketWatch 9:44 AM
  • "Hardcore porn briefly climbs to the top of Vine's 'Editor's Picks'" The Verge 9:16 AM
  • "China may axe 13-year console ban, games OK for kids after all: Easter, Christmas and birthday come early for Sony, Microsoft, Nintendo" The Register 9:01 AM
  • "iMore show 334: Elegant aluminium iOS" iMore 9:12 AM
  • "Macworld interview: England cricketer James Anderson/England and Lancashire's Appled-up wicket machine" Macworld UK 8:42 AM
  • "Create notes on paper and easily transfer them to your Mac or iPad with aPen. Also, it's the end of January, time to talk about making calendars." The MT Show 8:30 AM