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Thursday Highlights: We at MacSurfer wish our US readers a very happy Thanksgiving Day!; Pierre Igot makes a triumphant return to form with three posts on Betalogue, finding fault with Mail, OS X Yosemite responsiveness, and Numbers 3.5; MIT's Technology Review has an interesting report today of how Steve Jobs continues to win patents from beyond the grave; data from Pocket shows iPhone 6 is eating into iPad usage as more are reading on the new iPhones as opposed to opting for their iPads; Foxconn said to be pouring $2.6 billion into new factory for Apple's sapphire displays; prices for Apple products on rise in Russia?; Pierre Igot has just upgraded to OS X 10.10.1, is tracking what he considers "unacceptable levels of responsiveness"; Associated Press compares current crop of tablets on the market; some employees of Bell in Canada have been found guilty of planting "glowing online reviews of new Bell app"; have a look at Apple's latest TV ads down in our General Interest section; a number of popular sites apparently hacked by the Syrian Electronic Army;.
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"Report: Yahoo, Bing Vie to Replace Google on Safari" PC Magazine 11/26
"Microsoft and Yahoo reportedly trying to convince Apple to dump Google as the default search engine in Safari" TUAW 11/26
"Mac OS X Yosemite features, system requirements, bugs: Yosemite WiFi still not fixed, Apple issues new 10.10.2 beta" Macworld UK 11/26
"Google Chrome drops support for early Intel Macs" ZDNet 11/26
"Apple is getting ready to ditch Google as search engine for iOS and OS X" Cult of Mac 11/26
"Mail 8 (Yosemite): Now includes attribution at same quote level as quotation itself" Betalogue 2:30 PM
"OS X 10.10 (Yosemite): Unacceptable levels of responsiveness" Betalogue 8:56 AM
"Numbers 3.5: Keeps displaying time in date cells with no time" Betalogue 4:21 PM
"Yosemite discussion has tips on virtualizing Snow Leopard so that you can continue to use older software; plus notes on deleting Safari history without losing cookies etc.; Safari problems with Apple's own website; Apple Mail auto-detect bugs; a Safari bug opening multiple webloc files; a tip about changing the system font; and more." MacInTouch 11/26
"Asia Markets: Japan stocks decline as auto makers fall/Japan stocks posted a second straight day of drops on Thursday, as auto makers suffered heavy losses after the U.S. regulators ordered a nationwide recall of air bags made by Japanese company Takata Corp." MarketWatch 8:03 AM
"Europe Markets: German unemployment falls to low, boosts European stocks/A raft of economic data out on Thursday offered much-needed good news for Europe, helping send regional stock indexes higher almost across the board." MarketWatch 8:04 AM
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