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How would you gauge the Apple Watch so far? Vote for the results in the left column below or go straight to the results here.

Weekend Highlights: Apple's offering of gold in the Apple Watch is a key to the Asia market; and The Motley Fool thinks Apple Watch might be "the most popular smartwatch ever"; and NPR looks at the health aspect of the new watch suggesting the key to success will be how Apple manages user privacy; on Friday Apple Watch launched, now on the wrists of the fortunate few who waited in lines that weren't too long except in Paris, and boutique locales in China where Angela Ahrendts is on hand for the festivities; Apple's take on selling the watch as a status symbol on the wrists of stars and celebrities as the company shifts strategy from long lines to "an event from the fashion world rather than the tech world"; MacSurfer has reports aplenty as well as Watch tutorials, and more throughout the page; a few of note from The Next Web, iMore, and GeekWire on setting up the new timepiece; iFixit tears down the watch; reviews from the Associated Press, and the skeptical Ben Lovejoy from 9to5Mac; Ars Technica explores both "the promise—and massive challenge—of making games for the Apple Watch"; Jonny Evans put together a troubleshooting guide for the watch, and 9to5Mac says you can expect the wristbands on Sport and Leather models to discolor, deform over time; San Jose Mercury News reviews the new MacBook, saying Apple is taking "thinness to an uncomfortable extreme"; delay in shipping times for 15" MacBook Pro with discrete graphics suggests refresh on the way; The Mac Observer compares edited pictures to originals in Photos; Kirk McElhearn talks iTunes library management.

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Apple/Macintosh
  • "Strong iPhone Sales Will Power Apple's Encore: Company to report quarterly earnings on Monday, backed by demand for popular smartphone"  WSJ.com [Paid Membership Required] 6:24 PM
  • "Apple Runs Up Against Its Own Success: The company may manage another iPhone surprise, but the hurdle is getting higher" WSJ.com [Paid Membership Required] 7:16 PM
  • "Can Apple top its historic last quarter?"  USA Today 8:12 AM
  • "Apple IPhone Sales in China Seen Surpassing U.S. for First Time" Bloomberg 2:34 PM
  • "Apple Needs To Sell 60 Million iPhones"  24/7 Wall St. 8:09 AM
  • "Apple Earnings: What to Watch" WSJ Blogs 5:17 PM
  • "Apple's Q2: It's still all about the iPhone"  CNET 8:13 AM
  • "Best Apple analyst posts AAPL Q1-Q2 estimates: Macs shine, iPads disappoint, iPhone has peaked, 3.8M Watches" 9to5Mac 11:13 AM
  • "In just 24 hours, Apple Watch outsold all Android Wear devices ever" Cult of Android 6:26 PM
  • "All signs point to Apple announcing a monster earnings report" Business Insider 10:16 AM
  • "iTunes Store Facilitating Donations to Support Nepal Earthquake Relief Efforts" MacRumors 2:33 PM
  • "Apple Now Taking Donations for Nepal Earthquake Disaster Through iTunes" RazorianFly 2:33 PM
  • "Apple Won't Always Rule. Just Look at IBM."  New York Times [Free/Paid Registration Required] 9:32 AM
  • "Apple's path to power mirrors that of another great name: IBM" New York Times 10:19 AM
  • "The Apple Watch Gets One Thing Very Right: It's The First Smartwatch That's Not A Distraction"  Forbes 6:54 PM
  • "Apple Watch begins global launch" The News 8:09 AM
  • "Apple's Antitrust Lord: The outside legal monitor who bills for reading our editorials." WSJ.com [Paid Membership Required] 7:16 PM
  • "Why Apple is obsessed with gold: It's all about Asia" Mashable 4/25
  • "Is Apple Watch Already the Most Popular Smartwatch Ever?" The Motley Fool 4/25
  • "Apple Watch apps will start getting way better really soon" Business Insider 4/25
  • "Did Apple's Watch Just Outsell Android Wear – In One Day? [Stats] RazorianFly 4/25
  • "Here's how Apple plans to prevent 'DeformGate,' 'DiscolorGate,' or 'ScratchGate' from happening to the Apple Watch" Business Insider 4/25
  • "The Apple Watch Can Be A Sixth Sense" TechCrunch 4/25
  • "As Health Apps Hop On The Apple Watch, Privacy Will Be Key" NPR 4/25
  • "The 23 top Apple Watch apps you should get" Computerworld 4/25
  • "Apple Watch Magnetic Charging Cable Available In Select Retail Apple Stores" Redmond Pie 4/25
  • "Apple Quarter Preview With Out-On-A-Limb 65 Million iPhones" Forbes 4/25
  • "iPhone 7: What To Expect From Apple" ValueWalk 4/25
  • "New iPod Touch rumored for late 2015, but low-end iPhone unlikely" SlashGear 4/25
OS X
News
  • "References to 'iTunes Subscription' pop up in iTunes, could point to rumored streaming service" AppleInsider 4/24
AppleCare/Troubleshooting
  • "Apple updates discussion explains a confusing situation with an Apple Security Update that broke AppleScript remote events, followed by additional updates to fix the problem, and we also note an Apple Support article about using OS X Server to distribute software updates to your Macs." MacInTouch 4/25
  • "Application discussions include problems with Adobe obfuscation and confusion of standalone apps and updates; Apple Photos app (along with its Aperture/iPhoto termination, alternatives and library issues); user interface issues; Linux as an OS X alternative; Mac Pro vs. iMac vs. Mini; Linux." MacInTouch 4/25
  • "Yosemite discussion continues on user interface issues with full-screen mode, related support problems and workarounds." MacInTouch 4/25
  • "Size limits of iWork for iCloud beta documents: You can create, edit, and collaborate on documents using a Mac or PC browser. Check the size limits below to make sure you can use your documents with iWork for iCloud beta." Apple Support 4/24
  • "How to Disable Safari Power Saver Plug-In Stopping on Mac OS X" OS X Daily 4/24
Reviews/How-To/Tips
  • "How to turn your PC or Mac into a lean, mean retro gaming machine/Pandora's DOSBox: opening up a world of retro gaming emulation" TechRadar UK 10:21 AM
  • "How to Eliminate Drop Shadows in OS X Screenshots" TidBITS 4/25
  • "How to Use FaceBook Messenger on Mac OS X via Messages App" OS X Daily 4/25
  • "Hands On: Hazel 3.3.4 (OS X)" MacNN 4/24
  • "Photos on the Mac: Comparing Edited Images to Originals" The Mac Observer 4/24
  • "Ask the iTunes Guy: Manage your iTunes music library" Macworld 4/24
  • "Pro Tip: Three ways to gain (or prevent) admin access to OS X" TechRepublic 4/24
  • "Top 10 Troubleshooting Tips For Final Cut Pro X 10.2" FCPXtv 4/24
  • "How To Put 'Soul' Into Your Photos" TeraTalks 4/24
  • "Style Mac Photos With PhotoStyler" Mac 360 4/24
  • "Get The iPhone And iPad Charging Chime Sound On Your Mac Notebook" NoodleMac 4/24
  • "Free Friday Tip: Block A Scammer" Mac 360 4/24
  • "My 5 Favorite Mac Finder Tricks" Mac 360 4/24
  • "Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance Mac Review" Mac Gamer HQ 4/24
Op/Ed
  • "iCloud Photo Library: Apple's still not paying attention to the details" Apple Daily Report 4/24
  • "On Splitting Your Mac's Screen And A Problem With The Mac App Store" BohemianBoomer 4/24
Press Releases
  • "What is CocoaPods?" Mashable 8:58 PM
  • "Tired of being in the dark? Find what iCloud Drive is really doing!" The Alchemist Guild 6:38 AM
  • "Mac 3D News: PixPlant 3 Released for both Mac and Windows" Architosh 4/24
  • "Parcel is a cyberpunk puzzle game for Mac, Windows, and Linux" TechnologyTell 4/24
  • "iMovie 10.0.8 Boosts YouTube Sharing, Resolves Quit Issue" FairerPlatform 4/24
General Interest/Potpourri
  • "The coolest thing in the Apple Watch box — aside from the watch — is the plug" Business Insider 5:08 PM
  • "iTunes Store Facilitating Donations to Support Nepal Earthquake Relief Efforts" MacRumors 1:13 PM
  • "Rumor: Apple deliberately delayed Tidal app updates to help Beats Music relaunch" AppleInsider 7:16 PM
  • "Apple Inc. To Push New Apple TV At WWDC 2015: The unveiling of Apple TV's new version, as well as a refreshed Quad-core MacBook Pro, is expected at the WWDC event" Bidness Etc 10:18 AM
  • "Apple: fart apps not allowed on Apple Watch" SlashGear 1:13 PM
  • "Jony Ive says the Apple Watch doesn't threaten luxury watches" Digital Journal 8:12 AM
  • "'Hiding our wristjobs from Apple stores ain't easy' – iThing retail boss" The Register 6:45 AM
  • "Apple's iPhone 6 Hits Samsung Galaxy in Its Home Country" The Motley Fool 4/25
  • "Turn your Apple Watch Sport into a Gold Edition, save over $11,000" SlashGear 4/25
  • "Geeks, gamers and Trekkies most likely to pay with Apple Watch, survey says/Technically Incorrect: A survey asks Americans who they think will most likely pay for items by waving their Apple Watch at a scanner." CNET 4/25
  • "Apple Pinky Swears To Stop Rejecting iOS Apps That Work With Pebble Smartwatches" HotHardware 4/25
  • "Robert Downey Jr. says Apple Watch is meh/Technically Incorrect: In another exciting interview to promote the new Avengers movie, Iron Man says Apple's new watch is small and not terribly interesting. He prefers his Omega." CNET 4/25
  • "There's a 2500 ft. Android Peeing on an Apple in Google Maps" Digital Trends 4/25
  • "Turn your iPhone or Android smartphone into a satellite phone" ZDNet 4/25
  • "Jony Ive: It's not our intent to compete with luxury goods/Ive and Marc Newsom spoke at the Conde Nast International Luxury Conference" The Verge 4/24
  • "Ahrendts in China, lines at boutique locations for Apple Watch launch" Electronista 4/24
  • "Apple Watch launch in Paris greeted with long line at Colette" AppleInsider 4/24
  • "This man travelled from Spain to London so he could buy an Apple Watch" Mashable 4/24
  • "No queues please: Apple Watch gets a low-key debut" ZDNet 4/24
  • "Wot no queue? Apple Watch arrives with a whimper" The Inquirer 4/24
  • "Apple Debuts Three Apple Watch Ads: 'Rise', 'Up' and 'Us'" MacRumors 4/24
  • "Apple Debuts New Apple Watch Ads: 'Rise', 'Up', and 'Us'" MacStories 4/24
  • "Apple Watch -- Here Are the Top 5 Things to Know Before Buying It" TheStreet 4/24
  • "Apple throws out iOS apps that declare Pebble smartwatch support" The Inquirer 4/24
  • "Google apologizes for the Android robot peeing on an Apple logo in Google Maps" The Verge 4/24
  • "An Android is urinating on the Apple logo in Google Maps" Engadget 4/24
  • "There's an Android peeing on Apple on Google Maps and we can't figure out why" The Next Web 4/24
  • "Seth Rogen missed out on Apple Watch despite starring in Steve Jobs biopic" News.com.au 4/24
Non-Apple News
  • "Jay Z says his Tidal music service is doing just fine, thank you" Engadget 6:33 PM
  • "6 tech tycoons just made $13.5B in a week" USA Today 4/24
  • "Internet billionaires face off in renewed Texas space race" Associated Press 10:27 AM
  • "How gaming can improve our cognitive abilities" Ars Technica 10:15 AM
  • "Google Maps taunt Apple with hidden image" HITC Tech 4/25
  • "Microsoft adds Apple Watch support to its fourth iPhone app" Microsoft News 4/25
  • "At $50, This Fake Apple Watch Offers Features the Real One Lacks" Bloomberg 4/24
Publications/Podcasts
  • "Re/code on TV: Mossberg, Swisher Talk Apple Watch and a Microsoft Revival" Re/code 6:43 PM
  • "Apple Watch, Android Wear, and Microsoft Band (MobileTechRoundup show #345)" ZDNet 6:33 PM
  • "BlackBerry considers closing Sweden operations: WSJ" Reuters 4/24
  • "Why a pro photographer shoots on an iPhone: We talk to professional photographer Julian Calverley about making art with a phone: and the importance of Instagram." CNET 4/24
  • "TMO Daily Observations 2015-04-24: Getting Inside Apple Watch" The Mac Observer 4/24
  • "AppleInsider podcast discusses Apple Watch shipments, 12" MacBook review, more" AppleInsider 4/24
  • "A look at the best (and worst!) Apple Watch apps on our newest CultCast" Cult of Mac 4/24
  • "Translating mobile app design to Apple Watch with Evernote" ZDNet 4/24
Hardware/Software
  • "Consumer Reports initial tests unable to scratch Apple Watch sapphire, find heart-rate sensors accurate" 9to5Mac 6:45 AM
  • "Early Apple Watch tests show very accurate health and fitness data tracking" iDownload Blog 6:24 PM
  • "Apple Watch Apps can't Track Heart Rate and it's all HealthKit's Fault" The Mac Observer 6:20 PM
  • "First 12" MacBook 1.3GHz benchmarks: top model rivals 1.4GHz iMac, 2014 MacBook Air" 9to5Mac 4/25
  • "The Apple Watch Battery is Designed to Last 1000 Complete Charge Cycles" iClarified 4/25
  • "Apple emails watch owners with links to guided tour videos" 9to5Mac 4/25
  • "Apple Watch Launch Day Hype: Get Up To Speed" Forbes 4/24
  • "Apple Watch waterproofness tested, unaffected by 15 minutes of submersion (Video)" 9to5Mac 4/24
  • "Apple Watch Proves 'More Waterproof Than Anticipated' in New Test" MacRumors 4/24
  • "See The Apple Watch Go For A Swim And Live To Tell The Tale" Digital Trends 4/24
  • "Apple Watch teardown reveals pulse oximeter, suggesting future measurement of blood oxygen" 9to5Mac 4/24
  • "Inside the Apple Watch" ZDNet 4/24
  • "Apple Watch 'not designed for the long haul,' says iFixit" CNET 4/24
  • "Apple Watch teardown shows timepiece is difficult to repair" V3 4/24
  • "Apple Watch Sport includes a plastic magnetic charger, not metal like the more expensive models" 9to5Mac 4/24
  • "Apple offers online personal setup appointments as early Apple Watch buyers take delivery" 9to5Mac 4/24
  • "Apple Watch found to be compliant with Qi wireless charging standard" AppleInsider 4/24
  • "Apple Watch App Store Open for Business with 3,000 Apps" The Mac Observer 4/24
  • "SSL bug attacks iOS via WiFi, bricks iPhones, iPads" The Inquirer 4/24
  • "Shipping times for Apple's 15" MacBook Pro with discrete GPU slip to 2-3 weeks, point to refresh" AppleInsider 4/24
  • "Apple Introduces New 5W Charger With Folding Pins in United Kingdom" MacRumors 4/24
AppleCare/Helps
  • "How to take a screenshot on your Apple Watch" Apple Support 9:15 PM
  • "Cassandra: 128 GB iPhone 6 Blue Screen of Death and iTunes Resuscitation" eXtensions 8:30 AM
  • "Find My iPhone Activation Lock: Removing a device from a previous owner's account" Apple Support 4/25
  • "Apple Watch straps: expect discoloration, deformation of Sport and Leather bands over time" 9to5Mac 4/24
  • "Apple Watch frozen? Here's how to restart it" Cult of Mac 4/24
  • "What Apple Watch damage is covered by warranty? Here's how Apple will determine what's eligible" 9to5Mac 4/24
  • "How to prevent supervised devices from installing iOS Beta software" Apple Support 4/24
Price Trackers/Deals
  • "Audiko Ringtones PRO For iPhone Is Temporarily Available For Free (Normally $0.99)" Apple Sliced 4/25
  • "DMD Panorama For iPhone/iPad Is Free Right Now (Previously $1.99)" Apple Sliced 4/25
  • "File Manager -Folder Plus For iPhone/iPad Is Free Today (Was $4.99)" Apple Sliced 4/25
  • "20% Off iTunes Gift Cards Plus Today's Top iPhone /iPad /Mac App Freebies And Price Drops" Apple Sliced 4/24
  • "The Amazing Type-Writer For iPhone Is Temporarily Available For Free (Normally $1.99)" Apple Sliced 4/24
  • "ClonErase Camera -Automatic Photo Manipulation For iPhone Is Free Right Now (Previously $1.99)" Apple Sliced 4/24
  • "15" MacBook Pro Prices & Sales" MacPrices 4/24
  • "MacBook Air Prices & Sales" MacPrices 4/24

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Reviews/How-To/Tutorials/Tips
Reviews
  • "Tech Review: Apple MacBook introduces exciting design, features" Dallas Morning News [Paid Membership Required] 10:19 AM
  • "Review: JBL Synchros Reflect in-ear headphones" MacNN 9:40 AM
  • "Apple Watch vs Apple Watch Sport: Unboxing and full comparison (Video)" 9to5Mac 4/25
  • "Apple Watch: First Impressions [Photos] RazorianFly 4/25
  • "First look: Digital Crown on Apple Watch ushers in new era of UI control" AppleInsider 4/24
  • "Review: Getting your Apple Watch? Here's how to use it" Associated Press 4/24
  • "A skeptic's Apple Watch diary: Day 1, first impressions" 9to5Mac 4/24
  • "Apple Watch Teardown" iFixit 4/24
  • "Apple Watch preview: The tiny gadget that may free me from my iPhone" BGR 4/24
  • "My Apple Watch just arrived — here's what it's like to take it out of the box" Business Insider 4/24
  • "Apple Watch 101: Unpacking, pairing, and poking/Here's how the first 20-or-so minutes of watch ownership will go for you." Ars Technica 4/24
  • "My first hour with Apple Watch: Unboxing, pairing, and personalizing this strange new device" Macworld 4/24
  • "Apple Watch unboxing!" iMore 4/24
  • "Behold the Glory of Unboxing a Brand New Apple Watch" Time 4/24
  • "With new MacBook, Apple takes thinness to an uncomfortable extreme" San Jose Mercury News [Free Registration Required] 4/24
  • "The MacBook review: a solid secondary Mac, not-so-good primary computer" Apple Daily Report 4/24
iPad/iPhone/iPod touch Apps
  • "Review: Forgotten Memories remembers what it means to be a survival horror game" iDownload Blog 9:39 AM
  • "5 outside-the-box health apps for Apple Watch that go beyond heart rate" Macworld 4/24
  • "Front Runners in the Hunt for the Apple Watch Killer App: watch apps are some helpful examples of how we'll use a wrist-top computer" WSJ.com [Paid Membership Required] 4/24
  • "'Hellrider' review - Ducks of Anarchy" Touch Arcade 4/24
How-To/Tutorial
  • "How to check your heart rate with Apple Watch" iMore 2:34 PM
  • "How To Pair Apple Watch With iPhone [Video] RazorianFly 1:11 PM
  • "How to view activity levels on Apple Watch" iMore 9:40 AM
  • "How to set a default card for Apple Pay on Apple Watch" iMore 4/25
  • "How to remove a card from Apple Pay on Apple Watch" iMore 4/25
  • "How to make a purchase with Apple Pay and Apple Watch" iMore 4/25
  • "How to set up and add cards to Apple Pay on your Apple Watch" iMore 4/25
  • "Getting Started With Apple Watch" Tuts+ 4/25
  • "How to change and customize your Apple Watch clock face" AppleInsider 4/25
  • "28 Apple Watch tips and tricks you should know" iMore 4/24
  • "Set up your Apple Watch face the right way" Cult of Mac 4/24
  • "How To: Restart or Force Restart Your Apple Watch" MacTrast 4/24
  • "How to save your iPhone and Apple Watch from notification hell" The Verge 4/24
  • "How to set up Apple Pay on Apple Watch" Cult of Mac 4/24
  • "Apple Watch, explained: How to buy, set up and use the new smartwatch" GeekWire 4/24
  • "How to Tame the Apple Watch: Life doesn't have to be reduced to a series of unnecessary disruptions on your wrist" WSJ.com [Paid Membership Required] 4/24
  • "Here's what Siri can do on your Apple Watch" iMore 4/24
  • "How To Search For And Install Apps On The Apple Watch" AddictiveTips 4/24
  • "How to set up and start using your Apple Watch" iMore 4/24
  • "A day in the life — with Apple Watch" iMore 4/24
  • "How to reboot your Apple Watch" iMore 4/24
  • "How to take a screenshot with your Apple Watch" iMore 4/24
  • "How to pair a Bluetooth headset with your Apple Watch" iMore 4/24
  • "How to transfer music to your Apple Watch" iMore 4/24
  • "How to delete App Store apps from your Apple Watch" iMore 4/24
  • "How to rearrange apps on your Apple Watch" iMore 4/24
  • "How to find and install apps on Apple Watch" iMore 4/24
  • "How to use an Apple Watch, in TEN idiot-friendly videos" The Register 4/24
  • "Apple Watch: Start Your Developer Engines" Amsys 4/24
Tips
  • "Tips and Tricks for Getting the Most Out of Apple Watch" Tuts+ 5:07 PM
  • "How to extend Apple Watch battery life: Power saving tips!" iMore 4/25
  • "Why can't I see the iPad-style landscape view on my iPhone 6 Plus?" iLounge 4/24
  • "Ask: How to Stop Automatic iTunes Downloads on Your iPhone" Mac|Life 4/24
  • "Pointers: Timers, Siri and soft-boiled eggs" MacNN 4/24
Analysis/Commentary/Editorial/Opinion
  • "Apple's iOS is an illness, says new HTC ad/Technically Incorrect: In an ad that mocks rival phones and disorders in equal measure, HTC offers its latest attempt to outdo its last attempt at strange advertising. Yes, iOS is Irritable Operating System, apparently." CNET 8:30 PM
  • "Living With: a (non-Apple) smartwatch" MacNN 7:27 PM
  • "Featured On Tim Cook's Keynote – What It Takes" Monday Note 6:26 PM
  • "What I've learned after using the Apple Watch for three days" Business Insider 6:23 PM
  • "Apple Watch Impacts iPhone Battery Life... One Way or the Other" MacRumors 5:16 PM
  • "The Apple Watch Gets One Thing Very Right: It's The First Smartwatch That's Not A Distraction" Forbes 1:12 PM
  • "For Apple Watch, Complications Serve A Simple Purpose" Forbes 1:12 PM
  • "Apple Watch Launch: 6 Things We Know Now/Now that hotly-anticipated Apple Watch is out in the open, users have been revealing new capabilities and in some cases, confirming suspicions about the Watch's practicality. From tiny screws to how waterproof it is, here's what we learned about the smartwatch." InformationWeek 10:25 AM
  • "Apple: Thanks For The Stock Boost; Now How Bout More Cash?" Seeking Alpha 8:13 AM
  • "Why Apple Watch isn't the most advanced timepiece" CNBC 4/25
  • "Ten Games I Want To Play On The Apple Watch" Kotaku 4/25
  • "Cassandra: Weekend Review -Siam Motivations, Apple Watch and Destructive Reporting" eXtensions 4/25
  • "The 23 top Apple Watch apps you should get" Computerworld 4/25
  • "2015 iPod touch Coming This Fall, Says Source" Tapscape 4/25
  • "Full video of Vogue interview with Apple designers Jony Ive and Marc Newson posted to Web"  AppleInsider 4/24
  • "Jony Ive & Marc Newson discuss the design, usability, & materials of Apple Watch (Video)" 9to5Mac 4/24
  • "The great Apple Watch hoax: large Sport Edition simply does not exist" Stabley Times 4/24
  • "Apple Watch Has Landed — Here's What You Need to Know" New York Times [Free/Paid Registration Required] 4/24
  • "Apple Watch Won't Deliver on Its Promise to Revolutionize Health. Yet." Gizmodo 4/24
  • "7 things we just found out about the Apple Watch" Mashable 4/24
  • "Apple Watch could disappoint early users: Expert" CNBC 4/24
  • "iTunes and Star Wars: Thanks but no thanks, Disney!" CIO 4/24
  • "Reviewers try to destroy Apple Watch in the shower and swimming pool, ultimately fail" AppleInsider 4/24
  • "An analyst has a warning about iPhone sales: 'I hate to throw cold water on a great party but ... '" Business Insider 4/24
  • "How powerful is the Apple Watch's S1 processor?" Cult of Mac 4/24
  • "The promise—and massive challenge—of making games for the Apple Watch"  Ars Technica 4/24
  • "4 Cheaper Alternatives to the Apple Watch" Techilicious 4/24
  • "I bought an Apple Watch this morning, despite what Apple said" The Verge 4/24
  • "Waiting for the Apple Watch: A less than luxury experience" CNET 4/24
  • "What's your Apple Watch notification strategy?" The Next Web 4/24
  • "Apple Watch: Everything You Need to Know" Tapscape 4/24
  • "Moore's Law Sans Fans: Apple, HP Signal New Imperative For Intel" Forbes 4/24
  • "A Mac On A Stick For $150?" Mac 360 4/24
Non-Apple
  • "Internet Privacy Is The Wrong Conversation" TechCrunch 8:02 PM
  • "The Sensor-Rich, Data-Scooping Future" New York Times [Free/Paid Registration Required] 7:42 PM
  • "Cut The Cord With Confidence: Here Are The Best Media Streaming Sites" Digital Trends 7:41 PM
  • "Samsung Fights Success With The Galaxy S6 Edge" Forbes 4/25
  • "Sony and Samsung Both Offered to Pay James Bond to Use Their Phones" The Mac Observer 4/24
  • "Here's How Wi-Fi Actually Works" Time 4/24
Humor/Cartoons
  • "If the Apple Watch Were Featured in Famous Movies and TV Shows" Yahoo Tech 4/25
  • "Comic: The five stages of Apple Watch" The Nib 4/25
Press Releases/Products/Public Relations
  • "Mophie Space Pack for iPad mini: Mo' Juice, Mo' Storage" Tapscape 8:30 PM
  • "Turn your iPhone or Android smartphone into a satellite phone" ZDNet 4/25
  • "Here's how you can get a $10,000 gold Apple Watch for just $349" Mashable 4/25
  • "Coming April 25: Gene Steinberg meets Bob 'Dr. Mac' LeVitus, and Kirk McElhearn, the 'iTunes Guy,' this week on The Tech Night Owl LIVE!" The Tech Night Owl LIVE 4/25
  • "Calculator for Apple Watch - solve math expressions right on your wrist" prMac 4/25
  • "widget weather updated to support Apple Watch" prMac 4/25
  • "Calculator for Apple Watch - solve math expressions right on your wrist" prMac 4/25
  • "Take on These Deliciously Tasty Sweet Levels of Sugar Jelly Crush App" prMac 4/25
  • "PBS Kids Super Vision now lets you control your child's screen time from your Apple Watch" iMore 4/24
  • "RunKeeper is our favorite free Apple Watch app of the week" TechnologyTell 4/24
  • "Fool your friends into thinking you got an Apple Watch with this simple tool" Mashable 4/24
  • "Heal to Launch First One-Touch House Call Doctor Service for Apple Watch" MacPrices 4/24
  • "The Apple Watch becomes an enterprise security tool" BetaNews 4/24
  • "Expedia App Now Available on Apple Watch" PRNewswire 4/24
  • "TripIt Arrives on Apple Watch" PRNewswire 4/24
  • "Absolute, All-in-one Guitar App 'Final Guitar' Available on Apple App Store" PRNewswire 4/24
  • "Apple Watch Is Latest Personal Device To Fuel Marriott International's Mobile Travel Revolution" PRNewswire 4/24
  • "Shop at a Glance with QVC for Apple Watch®" PRNewswire 4/24
  • "MicroStrategy Unveils Usher for Apple Watch Providing Enterprise Security Capabilities" PRNewswire 4/24
  • "Match Introduces App for the Apple Watch" PRNewswire 4/24
  • "The Bump Pregnancy App For Apple Watch Provides The Most Personalized Tracking And Notification Experience For Expecting Millennial Parents" PRNewswire 4/24
  • "OpenTable App for Apple Watch Now Available" PRNewswire 4/24
  • "Happier Introduces Personal On-The-Go Mindfulness Coach With The Launch Of New Apple Watch App" PRNewswire 4/24
  • "ShoreTel Introduces Mobility App for Apple Watch" PRNewswire 4/24
  • "Galvanized Announces Sweat This, Not That! '30-Day Fit Moves Challenge' Presented By Degree® Deodorant For Apple Watch And iPhone" PRNewswire 4/24
  • "Zola Revolutionizes the Wedding Industry With A First-Of-Its-Kind Registry App for Apple Watch" PRNewswire 4/24
  • "Weaver for the Apple Watch Launches Today" Business Wire 4/24
  • "Salon Media Group to Launch App for Apple Watch" Business Wire 4/24
  • "Malauzai SmartwearApps Live for Today's Apple Watch Launch" Business Wire 4/24
  • "Tribune Publishing Launches Suite of Apple Watch Apps For All Eight of Its Major Brands" Business Wire 4/24
  • "Amazon Introduces Shopping App for Apple Watch" Business Wire 4/24
  • "Starwood Hotels & Resorts Celebrates UK Launch of Keyless Check-in Through the SPG APP for Apple Watch" Business Wire 4/24
  • "Starwood Preferred Guest® App for Apple Watch Unlocks New Level of Access for Members" Business Wire 4/24
  • "Charles Schwab Introduces Apple Watch App and Unveils Enhanced Mobile Experience" Business Wire 4/24
  • "BET Networks Launches Brand App BET NOW for Apple Watch" Business Wire 4/24
  • "Fidelity Mobile® for Apple Watch™ Lets Investors Track Markets with a Twist of the Wrist" Business Wire 4/24
  • "SoundHound + LiveLyrics® Debuts as an Apple Watch App" Business Wire 4/24
  • "Revolutionary PBS KIDS Super Vision App Launches on Apple Watch" Business Wire 4/24
  • "Apple Watch gets Amazon shopping capability" BetaNews 4/24
  • "Fool your friends into thinking you got an Apple Watch with this simple tool" Mashable 4/24
  • "Heal to Launch First One-Touch House Call Doctor Service for Apple Watch" MacPrices 4/24
  • "The Apple Watch becomes an enterprise security tool" BetaNews 4/24
  • "Expedia App Now Available on Apple Watch" PRNewswire 4/24
  • "TripIt Arrives on Apple Watch" PRNewswire 4/24
  • "Absolute, All-in-one Guitar App 'Final Guitar' Available on Apple App Store" PRNewswire 4/24
  • "Apple Watch Is Latest Personal Device To Fuel Marriott International's Mobile Travel Revolution" PRNewswire 4/24
  • "Shop at a Glance with QVC for Apple Watch®" PRNewswire 4/24
  • "MicroStrategy Unveils Usher for Apple Watch Providing Enterprise Security Capabilities" PRNewswire 4/24
  • "Match Introduces App for the Apple Watch" PRNewswire 4/24
  • "The Bump Pregnancy App For Apple Watch Provides The Most Personalized Tracking And Notification Experience For Expecting Millennial Parents" PRNewswire 4/24
  • "OpenTable App for Apple Watch Now Available" PRNewswire 4/24
  • "Happier Introduces Personal On-The-Go Mindfulness Coach With The Launch Of New Apple Watch App" PRNewswire 4/24
  • "ShoreTel Introduces Mobility App for Apple Watch" PRNewswire 4/24
  • "Galvanized Announces Sweat This, Not That! '30-Day Fit Moves Challenge' Presented By Degree® Deodorant For Apple Watch And iPhone" PRNewswire 4/24
  • "Zola Revolutionizes the Wedding Industry With A First-Of-Its-Kind Registry App for Apple Watch" PRNewswire 4/24
  • "Weaver for the Apple Watch Launches Today" Business Wire 4/24
  • "Salon Media Group to Launch App for Apple Watch" Business Wire 4/24
  • "Malauzai SmartwearApps Live for Today's Apple Watch Launch" Business Wire 4/24
  • "Tribune Publishing Launches Suite of Apple Watch Apps For All Eight of Its Major Brands" Business Wire 4/24
  • "Amazon Introduces Shopping App for Apple Watch" Business Wire 4/24
  • "Starwood Hotels & Resorts Celebrates UK Launch of Keyless Check-in Through the SPG APP for Apple Watch" Business Wire 4/24
  • "Starwood Preferred Guest® App for Apple Watch Unlocks New Level of Access for Members" Business Wire 4/24
  • "Charles Schwab Introduces Apple Watch App and Unveils Enhanced Mobile Experience" Business Wire 4/24
  • "BET Networks Launches Brand App BET NOW for Apple Watch" Business Wire 4/24
  • "Fidelity Mobile® for Apple Watch™ Lets Investors Track Markets with a Twist of the Wrist" Business Wire 4/24
  • "SoundHound + LiveLyrics® Debuts as an Apple Watch App" Business Wire 4/24
  • "Revolutionary PBS KIDS Super Vision App Launches on Apple Watch" Business Wire 4/24
  • "Apple Watch gets Amazon shopping capability" BetaNews 4/24
  • "Real Racing 3 zooms into Apple Watch to let you race around the clock" AppAdvice 4/24
  • "25 Apple Watch apps you need on your wrist" Mashable 4/24
  • "Translator app for Apple Watch that even speaks Klingon from Star Trek" prMac 4/24
  • "Inqbarna Presents deej Lite, The Ultimate Freemium Dj Mixer" prMac 4/24
  • "Bayhoff Software introduces WatchArcadeGames for Apple Watch" prMac 4/24
  • "9 Games Starter Pack for the Apple Watch and iPhone" prMac 4/24
  • "Wordola 1.0 for iPhone - A fun, addictive word game everyone will enjoy" prMac 4/24
  • "Fusion brings Advanced HDR to iPhone/iPad" prMac 4/24
  • "MindFull List for OSX, iPhone, iPad and Apple Watch" prMac 4/24
  • "FileMaker reaches 1.5 million downloads of FileMaker Go for iPad and iPhone" Architosh 4/24
Computer Industry
  • "Windows 10's Project Spartan: Microsoft will give you up to $15,000 USD if you find security bugs" WinBeta 5:20 PM
  • "Should Microsoft Release A Smartwatch To Compete With Apple Watch And Android Wear?" Microsoft News 8:32 AM
  • "Microsoft Corporation Beats Estimates Despite Strong USD" Investing 8:31 AM
  • "Get Ready for New Windows 10 Announcements with the Official BUILD 2015 App" Softpedia 8:33 AM
  • "Microsoft's Q3 2015 Earnings Out: Revenues Up $27B Following Strong Sales Of Xbox Live, Microsoft Azuer, Office 365" International Business Times 8:33 AM
  • "Microsoft is changing its business, but it may not happen fast enough" Business Insider 5:22 PM
  • "The Only Legitimate Competitor to Google Maps and Apple Maps Just Went Up for Sale" The Motley Fool 1:21 PM
  • "HP adds Microsoft EMS to mobility portfolio" Telecompaper [Subscription Required for Full Article] 10:33 AM
  • "The Intel Compute Stick Is A Smart Buy" Seeking Alpha 10:20 AM
  • "How Lenovo plans to handle Motorola smartphone brand in India: Will Motorola help turn the tide for Lenovo in India or will it, like Thums Up for Coca-Cola, continue to be a reminder that the acquisition had a better product?" The Economic Times 10:34 AM
  • "Preparing for the Internet of Things: From smart power grids to electronic baristas, we are just at the start of a new technology" Computerworld UK 10:20 AM
  • "Why Coding Is Your Child's Key to Unlocking the Future: Educators call for making computer science a cornerstone of the curriculum, even for grade-school kids" WSJ.com [Paid Membership Required] 6:24 PM
  • "Microsoft Becomes the World's Number 1 Place to Work" Softpedia 4/25
  • "Microsoft is altering, but is it fast sufficient?" Bharat Press 4/25
  • "Amazon and Microsoft Record Impressive Cloud Sales" Capital OTC 4/25
  • "Luxottica Working On Intel-Powered Google Glass 2.0" Tech Times 4/25
  • "Google Mobile Friendly Algorithm Gives Small Businesses The Advantage" Forbes 4/25
  • "Google pulls the Nexus 7 tablet from its online store" Engadget 4/25
  • "Internet steady in Nepal after earthquake but last-mile connectivity an issue" IDG News Service 4/25
Finances (Click heading for current Apple Stock price.)
Apple News
  • "Apple and Twitter report earnings - 5 things to watch in the week ahead" Fortune 6:26 PM
  • "Apple's Stock Chart Looks Good Going Into Earnings" Forbes 5:10 PM
  • "Apple set to be latest to suffer dollar impact" Financial Times [Paid Membership Required] 10:35 AM
  • "FBR Sets $185 Target On Apple" Benzinga 4/25
  • "Apple Quarter Preview With Out-On-A-Limb 65 Million iPhones" Forbes 4/25
  • "Apple Stock Gaining Today Following Higher Price Target" TheStreet 4/24
  • "Why Apple Dividend Hike and Buybacks Matter More Than Earnings" 24/7 Wall St. 4/24
Industry News
  • "Stocks: Nasdaq, S&P 500 close at new records" USA Today 4/24
  • "S&P 500, Nasdaq Notch New Records as Amazon, Microsoft Jump" TheStreet 4/24
  • "Technology stocks are winners as Amazon, Microsoft deliver strong results; broader market up" Associated Press 4/24
  • "Big technology stocks rise in early trading; Amazon soars: Big gains by Amazon and Google are lifting technology stocks in early trading." Associated Press 4/24
  • "Nasdaq Composite, S&P 500 Close at New Highs: Technology stocks extend gains after strong earnings from Microsoft, Google, Amazon" WSJ.com [Paid Membership Required] 4/24
  • "Why Google investors should fear Microsoft: The ongoing technology battle between Microsoft (MSFT) and Google (GOOGL) just got oh so much more interesting." USA Today 4/24
  • "Asia Markets: Tech stocks fuel Taiwan rally; Shanghai shares fall/The Nasdaq Composite's record performance helped Taiwan stocks hit their highest close in more than 7 ½ years Friday as the benchmark Taiex index ended one of its best weeks so far this year, while the recent rallies in Shanghai and Hong Kong showed signs of weakening." MarketWatch 4/24
  • "Europe Markets: European stocks pare gains after Greece meeting, but post weekly win/European stocks pared gains Friday, following a lackluster end to a meeting on Greece's debt troubles, but equities still finished with a win for the week." MarketWatch 4/24
  • "Most active Nasdaq-traded stocks: Nasdaq's 10 most active stocks at 1 p.m." Associated Press 4/24
  • "Final Glance: Computer companies/Computer companies shares mixed at the close of trading" Associated Press 4/24
  • "Midday Glance: Computer companies/Computer companies shares mixed at 1 p.m." Associated Press 4/24

 
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