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Apple/Macintosh
  • "China Exclusive: Tim Cook: Apple wants everything it develops to enter China market"  Xinhuanet 7:50 AM
  • "Apple CEO Tim Cook says privacy talks with Chinese government were 'very open'" AppleInsider 8:43 AM
  • "Is Apple Pay Safe?"  Benzinga 10:32 AM
  • "Apple Cries 'Troll,' Marvin Gaye: Intellectual Property" Bloomberg 8:17 AM
OS X
News
  • "Apple expands TestFlight to include up to 1,000 public beta testers" TUAW 8:49 AM
AppleCare/Troubleshooting
  • "Bugs & Fixes: Solving a Yosemite post-install disaster" Macworld 8:16 AM
Reviews/How-To/Tips
  • "iTunes 12 introduces new look, less intuitive interface" Macworld 7:48 AM
  • "Ask the iTunes Guy: Special iTunes 12 edition" Macworld 9:20 AM
  • "System Preferences in OS X 10.10, Yosemite: Mission Control" eXtensions 8:49 AM
  • "System Preferences in OS X 10.10, Yosemite: Displays" eXtensions 8:46 AM
  • "Fix windows with controls off the edge of your screen" MacIssues 11:07 AM
  • "Connect A Remote Server In The Finder" Mac 360 7:31 AM
  • "Free: A Multimedia File Inspector For Macs" BohemianBoomer 7:30 AM
  • "How To Retrieve Trashed Files On A Mac After The Trash Has Been Emptied" NoodleMac 7:30 AM
  • "Cheap: Google Maps In The Menubar" Mac 360 7:26 AM
  • "For Designers: How To Simulate Color Blindness On A Mac" TeraTalks 7:26 AM
Op/Ed
  • "Why Apple's Productivity Apps Should Replace Microsoft Office for Mac Users"  Apple Gazette 9:19 AM
  • "Two Requests for Final Cut Pro X" FCPXtv 8:22 AM
Press Releases
  • "BBEdit 11 gets improvements to Clipping, syntax highlights, more" MacNN 10:31 AM
  • "Parallels Releases Mac Management for Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM) Update, Delivers Comprehensive Mac Management with SCCM on Par with Native PC Management" Business Wire 8:24 AM
  • "Mail Designer Pro 2: 50% off for everybody – We love the Mac App Store!" equinux 8:20 AM
  • "New Sound Editing in Final Cut Pro X tutorial from Ripple Training" fcp.co 8:19 AM
  • "This app will hack Continuity to work on your older Mac" Cult of Mac 8:07 AM
  • "Coradine launches LogTen Pro X for Mac, iPhone and iPad" prMac 7:32 AM
General Interest/Potpourri
  • "iMessage spam deluge traced to knock-offs in China: Text message spam is best ignored, but when a security researcher followed a trail of deception laid out on Apple's iMessage he became the proud owner of cheap designer accessories from China." CNET 7:51 AM
  • "iMessage SPAM floods US mobile networks" The Register 11:06 AM
  • "Amazon Visa Rewards Card Now Compatible With Apple Pay" MacRumors 8:27 AM
  • "Some area banks to use Apple Pay: The electronic payment system debuted this week at a host of retailers" The Clarion-Ledger 8:08 AM
  • "Amazon Rewards Visa card now ready to load in Apple Pay" 9to5Mac 8:50 AM
  • "Amazon Rewards to join Apple Pay" NFC World 8:29 AM
  • "Apple Pay to launch in Korea?" NFC World 8:25 AM
  • "Sprint's 'iPhone for Life' plan to offer annual upgrades: The carrier ups the ante again with its iPhone-leasing program that starts at $30 a month and allows customers to swap in a new device each year. The offer takes effect on November 14." CNET 10:08 AM
  • "Quiz: How well do you know the iPod? Take our quiz to test your knowledge of of the iPod as Apple's portable music player celebrates its 13th birthday" Telegraph 8:30 AM
  • "Developer says Apple sent them pornographic image when rejecting app" 9to5Mac 7:50 AM
  • "Why did Apple email porn to this man?" BGR 8:07 AM
  • "The Henry Ford [Museum] buys an Apple-1 computer for more than $900,000 for Dearborn museum's collection" WXYZ Detroit 8:07 AM
  • "Queen Elizabeth II takes to an iPad to send her first Tweet" Engadget 8:05 AM
  • "Tech Time Warp of the Week: Watch Jeff Goldblum Sell the World on Apple...And This Crazy Email Thing" Wired 8:05 AM
Non-Apple News
  • "Japanese Hobbyists Build A Working Transformer" TechCrunch 11:06 AM
  • "New York City Police to Be Equipped With Smartphones and Tablets" New York Times [Free/Paid Registration Required] 10:30 AM
  • "What if video games could actually make you healthier? Welcome to the interactive future of brain medicine" The Verge 10:30 AM
  • "Sprint increases Family Share Pack range with 1GB plan for $20" Electronista 8:19 AM
  • "Sony Has Just Made The Most Beautiful Ad Of The Year — Capturing Bubbles As They Turn Into Ice In Mid-Air" Business Insider 8:18 AM
Publications/Podcasts
  • "iMore show 427: iPad & Mac buyers' guide" iMore 10:31 AM
  • "Reviews are in on iPad Air 2 and our day with Apple Pay on The CultCast" Cult of Mac 9:20 AM
  • "Podcast: End of Macworld Expo? Mac Hack, Jobs movie + more" Insanely Great Mac 9:18 AM
Hardware/Software
  • "Teardown shows iPad mini 3's 'hastily glued' Touch ID Home button makes for difficult screen repairs" 9to5Mac 9:20 AM
  • "Video: The iPad Air 2 withstands a 'bend test' about as well as you'd expect" BGR 10:31 AM
  • "Apple files patent for printing maps from your iPhone, iPad" Apple Daily Report 7:57 AM
AppleCare/Helps
  • "Haunted iOS 8.1 update bug surfaces: iPhone apps launching at random" Stabley Times 7:31 AM
Price Trackers/Deals
  • "Shades: A Simple Puzzle Game For iPhone And iPad Is Temporarily Available For Free (Normally $1.99)" Apple Sliced 10:12 AM
  • "Great Little War Game HD For iPhone And iPad Is Free Right Now (Previously $1.99)" Apple Sliced 10:12 AM
  • "Fruit Blitz For iPhone And iPad Is Free Today (Was $0.99)" Apple Sliced 10:12 AM
  • "15" MacBook Pro Prices & Sales" MacPrices 7:29 AM
  • "13" MacBook Pro Prices & Sales" MacPrices 7:29 AM
  • "MacBook Air Prices & Sales" MacPrices 7:29 AM

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Reviews
  • "Review: 27-inch iMac with Retina 5K Display" Six Colors 10:31 AM
  • "First Impressions: 5K iMac (Spoiler: Wow!)" Kirkville 8:18 AM
  • "iPad Air 2 review: Apple's flagship iPad gets Touch ID, a touch of gold and better screen" The Inquirer 8:10 AM
  • "A day buying (and returning) things with Apple Pay" Chicago Tribune [Free Registration Required] 8:29 AM
  • "Inside the iPad mini 3" ZDNet 8:28 AM
  • "5 great iPhone, iPad accessories for busy people" Computerworld 8:09 AM
  • "Tech21 Classic Tactical Black iPhone 6 case review" The Gadgeteer 10:04 AM
  • "Review: Sound Blaster Roar Bluetooth speaker" Electronista 8:18 AM
  • "Review: Lumsing Portable Waterproof Bluetooth 4.0 Speaker" Run Around Tech 8:18 AM
iPad/iPhone/iPod touch Apps
  • "5 wacky iOS 8 keyboards that will change the way you communicate" Cult of Mac 8:06 AM
  • "Photoshop Comes To The iPad Pro" Mac 360 7:30 AM
  • "Life Analytics fails to provide life analysis" TUAW 8:30 AM
  • "Manage Chaos On A Mac Or iPhone" Mac 360 7:30 AM
  • "5 ways Facebook's Rooms stands apart from the anonymous app pack" Macworld 7:48 AM
  • "You Should Play: Crush enemies in the mysterious endless-action game Helix" Macworld 7:48 AM
  • "Walking War Robots iOS Game Review" Tapscape 8:17 AM
  • "I Am Dolphin Review: Swim around and eat nearly everything that moves in I Am Dolphin, a fun Ecco-ish kind of game." 148Apps 10:32 AM
Tips
  • "5 Tips for Getting More Out of Gmail" Time 10:07 AM
Analysis/Commentary/Editorial/Opinion
  • "This beautiful animated logo would look great on the Apple Watch" Cult of Mac 8:51 AM
  • "Why Christian Bale will play an amazing Steve Jobs" Cult of Mac 8:49 AM
  • "The fallacy of timesaving apps: They don't save you much time" Fortune 8:23 AM
  • "Hey Apple, it's time you acknowledged and solved your MacBook Pro problem"  BGR 8:16 AM
  • "Morning Report: Rite Aid vs. Apple Pay, Handoff on Older Macs, Bitcasa Changes" Mac|Life 8:16 AM
  • "How Apple Pwned The Enterprise" Mac 360 7:25 AM
  • "Lies, Damned Lies, And Apple Numbers" Mac 360 7:24 AM
Non-Apple
  • "'Don't freak out!' and other tips for surviving layoffs as a video game developer" Engadget 11:05 AM
  • "Google's Inbox: Beginning of the End of Email as We Know It?" TechNewsWorld 10:07 AM
  • "Happy 2nd birthday, Windows 8 and Surface: Anatomy of a disaster" The Register 9:19 AM
Humor/Cartoons
Press Releases/Products/Public Relations
  • "Who's On Now? – First Instant-Connect Search Engine For iPhone" MacPrices 10:04 AM
  • "PhotoMath: Every math student's dream come true" TUAW 9:19 AM
  • "Fleksy wants your help in testing future versions of its popular keyboard for iOS" AppAdvice 8:50 AM
  • "This free app is a fantastic alternative to Google's game-changing email app 'Inbox'" BGR 8:50 AM
  • "MasterCard Nearby Launched as the Essential Companion App for Apple Pay Users" Business Wire 8:24 AM
  • "Marvel Unlimited for iOS updated with new features for improved reading experience" AppAdvice 8:08 AM
  • "Buffer 4.0 features universal support for iPad and sharing enhancements on iOS 8" AppAdvice 8:08 AM
  • "Have a Theater-Like Experience on Your iPad Air with Amp Case" Apple Gazette 8:07 AM
  • "HDR Video 1.0 for iPhone 6/6 Plus - World first HDR Video app for iPhone" prMac 7:32 AM
  • "The Virtual Business Card That Exchanges Info Electronically - gCard 1.0" prMac 7:32 AM
  • "Wonderwood Games releases Note Wars for iOS - Hand Drawn Strategy Game" prMac 7:32 AM
  • "Lion Pig - Arcade-Style Platform Game for iOS/Android Available Now" prMac 7:32 AM
  • "Introducing A New Puzzle Game With A Twist - Super Tiles 1.0 For iOS" prMac 7:32 AM
Computer Industry
  • "Update: Microsoft Q1 sales jump, but Nokia drags down earnings" Computerworld 9:17 AM
  • "Microsoft Q1 Results: Cloud & Mobile Drive Earnings Beat" Zacks 8:33 AM
  • "Tale of Two Techs: Microsoft Profits, Amazon Stumbles" Bloomberg TV 8:33 AM
  • "Microsoft Has Officially Cut Nokia's Brand From Its Most Popular Smartphone Line" Business Insider 8:33 AM
  • "The Morning Download: Microsoft's Hybrid Vision of the Cloud Strikes a Chord" WSJ Blogs 8:32 AM
  • "Tilting At Space Needles: Amazon, Microsoft's Quests To Sell Mobile Devices Look More Quixotic Than Ever" Forbes 8:31 AM
  • "Tidbits From Microsoft's Q2 Conference Call/Microsoft Corp. (NASDAQ: MSFT) which earlier Wednesday beat fiscal first-quarter expectations, told analysts to expect an 11 percent sequential increase in operating expense in its fiscal second quarter, along with growing revenue." benzinga 8:30 AM
  • "Hackers Are Using Microsoft PowerPoint To Attack Computers" Business Insider 8:29 AM
  • "Microsoft's Q3 beats estimates" CNBC Videos 8:28 AM
  • "Microsoft's Latest Quarter Belongs to Steve Ballmer" 24/7 Wall St. 8:28 AM
  • "'Fast Money' Recap: Amazon Gets Panned, Microsoft and NXP Semi Look Good" TheStreet 8:27 AM
  • "Microsoft is finally dropping the 'Nokia' from Lumia" Engadget 8:26 AM
  • "Microsoft vs. Amazon: Who Will Win in the Cloud?" Bloomberg TV 8:26 AM
  • "Microsoft Bucks Trend as Sales Defy Expectations: Revenue Rises 11% as Competitors IBM, Oracle and H-P Post Shrinking or Slow Sales Growth" WSJ.com [Paid Membership Required] 8:26 AM
  • "What Microsoft is doing right with its cloud strategy" CNBC Videos 8:25 AM
  • "IBM Stock Plays Catch-Up to Wall Street: Chart of the Day" Bloomberg 8:35 AM
  • "Why Intel's tablet segment could get a boost from its Core M" Market Realist 8:35 AM
  • "It's pointless to define cloud computing" InfoWorld 9:13 AM
  • "Bitcasa Ends Unlimited Storage" TechCrunch 8:41 AM
Finances (Click heading for current Apple Stock price.)
Apple News
  • "AAPL on third straight day of all-time high stock price, following Apple Pay launch" 9to5Mac 10:07 AM
  • "Opinion: Buy Apple and sell Google if you can own only one" MarketWatch 9:18 AM
Industry News
  • "Stocks: 4 things to know before the open/Shares in Amazon are set to take a dive, and the overall market looks set to drift lower." CNNMoney 8:00 AM
  • "Stock Market Today: U.S. stock markets rose slightly on Friday despite U.S. home sales for September missing economists' forecasts and a sharp revision downward in August sales." TheStreet 9:27 AM
  • "U.S. Stocks Wobble, Stay On Pace For Big Weekly Gain: U.S. stocks wavered between small gains and losses in choppy trading Friday, but stayed on track for big weekly gains." Associated Press 10:29 AM
  • "U.S. Stocks Trade Higher: U.S. stocks rose Friday, with the S&P 500 and the Nasdaq Composite on track to post their biggest weekly gains in more than a year, as investor confidence in the health of the U.S. economy continued to strengthen." WSJ.com [Paid Membership Required] 10:28 AM
  • "Asia Markets: Japanese stocks snap losing streak/Japanese stocks snapped a four week losing streak as the dollar regained some strength against the yen and recent global volatility eased." MarketWatch 7:58 AM
  • "Europe Markets: Ebola scare knocks European stocks lower/European stock markets were on track to break a three-day winning streak on Friday after news of a case of Ebola in New York City spurred nervousness among traders." MarketWatch 7:57 AM
  • "Early Glance: Computer companies/NEW YORK (AP) -- Shares of some top computer companies are mixed at 10 a.m.:" Associated Press 10:27 AM

 
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