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Monday Highlights: A new report confirms China is Apple's new iPhone playground as the company sells more units there than in the United States — more in our Apple/Macintosh section, and with Apple's Q1 numbers due tomorrow, China and the enterprise sector are front-and-center with blow-out iPhone numbers as high as 70 million expected; Thunderstrike patch coming from Apple to address vulnerability; Macworld reviews new features in Audio Hijack 3, says interface improvements make "capturing audio a breeze"; though marijuana legal in some states, Apple not thrilled with the influx of pot apps; Apple bought AuthenTec, which happened to be the reason Motorola was not able to put a fingerprint reader in the Nexus 6—more in our General Interest section; Apple Pay users should be required to show ID according to state representative in Missouri; Apple brings back iTunes freebies in a new section on the iTunes Store; US police claiming Google Waze is actually a "stalking app"!; apparently Samsung is going to be Apple's supplier for next-gen iPhone chips, more in our Hardware/Software section; Dan Dilger opines on the potential that Apple could "devour" AMD/Nvidia's GPU business; The Guardian concludes 5K iMac "is the best computer Apple has ever made"; iMore on why iPhone is the best choice for your everyday camera; Tim Bajarin doesn't think sapphire glass is "the future of smartphones".

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  • "China buying more iPhones than US" [Paid Membership Required] 7:17 AM
  • "Apple now selling more iPhones in China than in US, say analysts" 9to5Mac 7:17 AM
  • "Apple has sold more iPhones in China than in the US" Telegraph 7:37 AM
  • "Apple said to be selling more iPhones in China than in the U.S." Gigaom 8:23 AM
  • "Report: iPhone Sales in China Top U.S." PC Magazine 10:48 AM
  • "Apple Q1: Record iPhone sales on deck; all eyes on China, enterprise" ZDNet 7:44 AM
  • "Apple's supersized iPhones seen supersizing its profits: The company is scheduled to report its fiscal first-quarter results on Tuesday, and it's expected to post blow-out iPhone numbers." CNET 8:07 AM
  • "Angela Ahrendts recruiting U.S. employees for China as new stores & initiatives revealed" 9to5Mac 9:44 AM
  • "OS X Yosemite 10.10.2 to add iCloud Drive in Time Machine, Wi-Fi, security + VoiceOver fixes" 9to5Mac 10:21 AM
  • "Apple preparing to release Thunderstrike patch" ZDNet 8:07 AM
  • "OS X 10.10.2 to Fix Thunderstrike, Google Project Zero Issues" FairerPlatform 7:29 AM
  • "Yosemite - Java; jumping cursor bug" MacInTouch 10:50 AM
  • "Audio Hijack 3's improved interface makes capturing audio a breeze" Macworld 7:23 AM
  • "Film Styles For Capture One reviewed" IT.Enquirer 7:30 AM
  • "Output batches of clips from Final Cut Pro X storylines with PrimariesExporter" 7:39 AM
  • "A Simple, Easy Way To Manage Split Screens On Your Mac" NoodleMac 7:25 AM
  • "How To Add A Unit Converter To A Mac's Notification Center" TeraTalks 7:25 AM
  • "There Is One Photo Collage App Every Mac User Should Have" Mac 360 7:25 AM
  • "How To Share Mac Files For Free" Mac 360 7:25 AM
  • "Major Flash Player Security Vulnerability Unpatched?" FairerPlatform 7:29 AM
Press Releases
  • "Tweetbot for Mac disappears from the Mac App Store" Cult of Mac 7:44 AM
General Interest/Potpourri
  • "Inroads Made by Apple Pay Propel 'Mobile Wallet' Idea" [Paid Membership Required] 12:24 PM
  • "Point-of-Sale Suppliers See Massive Increase in Retailer Interest Following Apple Pay Launch" MacRumors 12:24 PM
  • "Marijuana in the App Store: Apple just says no to many pot apps" Denver Post 7:19 AM
  • "Apple Vs Android War Escalates With Crippled Nexus 6 Blame Game" Forbes 8:03 AM
  • "Apple's purchase of AuthenTec cost the Nexus 6 its fingerprint reader, reveals former Motorola CEO" 9to5Mac 7:37 AM
  • "Apple is the reason the Nexus 6 doesn't have a fingerprint scanner" Gigaom 8:58 AM
  • "Apple education chief sees big data for education" Computerworld 9:39 AM
  • "SAP Asks Microsoft, Apple to Share Hacker-Fighting Intelligence" Bloomberg 10:59 AM
  • "Missouri state rep. wants Apple Pay users to show ID" TechnologyTell 7:31 AM
  • "Apple shows off stunning mural for its new Chongqing store" Cult of Mac 7:44 AM
  • "Apple Brings Back Free on iTunes Section of iTunes Store" Kirkville 7:23 AM
  • "Apple Revamps Free on iTunes, Brings Back Free Songs" The Mac Observer 8:23 AM
  • "Former Apple CEO John Sculley Is Being Sued By Ex-Wife For Allegedly Hiding $25 Million During Divorce" Business Insider 8:49 AM
  • "Apple to close the old standalone TestFlight beta testing service next month" The Next Web 10:33 AM
Non-Apple News
  • "Google's Waze is a 'stalking app,' claim US police" The Next Web 9:48 AM
  • "In the Shadow of Apple Pay, Google Wallet Expands Its Online Reach, Too" Wired 7:48 AM
  • "We shed some light on Apple Pay misconceptions." The MT Show 7:28 AM
  • "Samsung Electronics to be main chip supplier for next iPhone: South Korea paper" Reuters 7:14 AM
  • "Samsung to Produce Majority of Apple's A9 Chips for Next-Generation iPhone" MacRumors 7:14 AM
  • "Apple, Samsung to remain bedfellows for next iPhone: report: Samsung will produce 75 percent of the processors Apple needs for its next slate of iPhones, according to a report out of South Korea." CNET 8:59 AM
  • "Apple to rely on Samsung chips for iPhone, iPad into 2015" ZDNet 8:07 AM
  • "After eating AMD & Nvidia's mobile lunch, Apple Inc could next devour their desktop GPU business" AppleInsider 7:16 AM
  • "Apple Watch, 12-inch MacBook Air Release Dates Confirmed By Analyst" Redmond Pie 7:44 AM
  • "Apple HomeKit devices unlikely to land till spring at earliest" Digital Trends 7:38 AM
  • "iMac Retina - screen captures and resolution issues" MacInTouch 10:49 AM
Price Trackers/Deals
  • "Kingdom Rush HD For iPad And Kingdom Rush For iPhone Are Temporarily Available For Free (Normally $2.99/$0.99)" Apple Sliced 9:13 AM
  • "Duet Game For iPhone/iPad Is Free Right Now (Previously $2.99)" Apple Sliced 9:13 AM
  • "Fruit Ninja For iPhone/iPad Is Free Today (Was $0.99)" Apple Sliced 9:13 AM
  • "15" MacBook Pro Prices & Sales" MacPrices 7:30 AM
  • "13" MacBook Pro Prices & Sales" MacPrices 7:30 AM
  • "MacBook Air Prices & Sales" MacPrices 7:30 AM

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  • "Apple 27in iMac with retina 5K display review: oh my that screen/The 5K iMac is the best computer Apple has ever made, transforming what can be expected of a computer screen in a neat and tidy, but expensive package" The Guardian 7:31 AM
  • "Switch to iPhone: For a better everyday camera!" iMore 7:22 AM
  • "Review: OtterBox's Resurgence Power Case ruggedizes and doubles the iPhone 6's battery" 9to5Mac 8:53 AM
  • "Add A Keyboard To An iPad To Get A Mac" Mac 360 7:24 AM
  • "Review: Loop Attachment Straitjacket Case for the iPhone 6" Run Around Tech 7:39 AM
  • "Legion Meter review: Check up on your USB chargers" Macworld 7:16 AM
iPad/iPhone/iPod touch Apps
  • "Twitterrific 5.9 Brings Media Improvements" MacStories 9:45 AM
  • "Evernote Scannable: Simple and Easy to Use iOS App for Scanning Documents" eXtensions 7:30 AM
  • "CommitTo3 helps you pledge accountability to stay on tasks" iDownload Blog 7:36 AM
  • "Hands On: Brushstroke (iOS)" MacNN 8:52 AM
  • "Number26 Could Be The Best Banking Experience In Europe" TechCrunch 9:18 AM
  • "Adventure Time Game Wizard for iOS lets you create worlds with pen and paper" Macworld 7:16 AM
  • "'RPG Dead Dragons' Review - About As Exciting As Dry Toast" Touch Arcade 11:11 AM
  • "Ambition of the Slimes Review: This slimy strategy game combines classic visuals with creative, original gameplay." 148Apps 8:10 AM
  • "Heroes of Gaia Review: This free-to-play rpg looks a lot like Heroes of Might and Magic, but it's poor interface and layering of mechanics makes it feel unnecessarily messy." 148Apps 10:19 AM
  • "Dreeps Review: The world of Dreeps is imaginative and adorable - which makes it all the more frustrating that you can't interact with it more." 148Apps 11:11 AM
  • "Murder in the Hotel Lisbon Review: This old-school looking adventure games includes some new twists to keep its murder mystery plot entertaining throughout." 148Apps 9:08 AM
  • "How to connect your Mac to the TV: Apple TV, HDMI, and more!" iMore 7:21 AM
  • "How the Mac App Store made money for this indie developer's 'side project'" Indie Research 11:10 AM
  • "The World's Most Accurate Apple Analyst Says The Apple Watch Is Coming In March" Business Insider 10:48 AM
  • "Apple's New Retail Boss Has A Big Plan For Apple Stores In China" Business Insider 10:21 AM
  • "Embracing China isn't all good news for Apple" AppAdvice 10:20 AM
  • "iPhone 6S release date & iPod touch 6th generation soon, iPhone 7 next" Stabley Times 10:13 AM
  • "Why Sapphire Glass Isn't the Future of Smartphones" Time 9:45 AM
  • "Is 2.5 Hours of Battery Life Enough for Apple Watch?" Apple Gazette 9:03 AM
  • "12-inch MacBook Air vs iPad Pro: Stunning concept images" BGR 8:53 AM
  • "Martin Hajek imagines rumored iPad Pro stylus" iDownload Blog 8:23 AM
  • "Here's What It Was Like To Take LSD With Steve Jobs" Business Insider 8:08 AM
  • "Forking Apple Brands/After last week's lengthy discussion of Apple's software foibles, today's fare is lighter but intriguing: The Apple logo is a stamp of excellence that's proudly worn by the Mac, iPhone, iPad, Watch... why is it withheld from one of Apple's other major group of products?" Monday Note 7:22 AM
  • "Yahoo Was the GE of the Internet" Re/code 11:12 AM
  • "What Will It Take For Your Parents To Start Buying Smart Home Devices?" Digital Trends 10:34 AM
  • "The triumphant return of Rock Band?" Engadget 10:33 AM
  • "As UltraViolet Fades, Studios Ponder Options" The Information [Subscription Required for Full Article] 9:48 AM
  • "Sling TV review: $20 has changed the way I watch ESPN" The Verge 7:43 AM
  • "Sling TV review: Do cord cutters and 'cord nevers' even want live TV? For $20 a month, Dish needs to convince customers that the live TV experience is great." Ars Technica 7:40 AM
  • "Windows 10: Ambitious But Realistic" PC Magazine 7:33 AM
  • "20 Years After Internet Explorer Microsoft Invents A New Web Browser" Mac 360 7:24 AM
  • "Is internet addiction real?" Gigaom 7:17 AM
  • "Historical films can be such drama queens!" The Joy of Tech [cartoon] 7:25 AM
Press Releases/Products/Public Relations
  • "Stop Street Harassment, Bullying, and Assault with the STOP-ATTACK Mobile App" PRNewswire 12:24 PM
  • "MasterCard Brings Contactless Payment to the PGA TOUR®: Includes debut of Apple Pay at the Waste Management Phoenix Open" Business Wire 12:23 PM
  • "7 nearly-perfect podcast apps for iPhone" iMore 11:40 AM
  • "Stir Kinetic Desk M1 Standing Or Sitting Desk Features Cloud Architecture, Updated Electronics, Faster Processing Speeds" MacPrices 10:56 AM
  • "1Password for iOS adds one-time password tool for two factor auth, new login creator, more" 9to5Mac 10:20 AM
  • "OmniOutliner, OmniGraffle Finally Coming to iPhone" The Mac Observer 10:13 AM
  • "'Dreeps' Isn't Exactly A Game, But It Is Kind Of Interesting" Touch Arcade 9:12 AM
  • "Angry Birds Friends NHL All-Star Tournament Welcomes NHL HockeyBird" 148Apps 8:51 AM
  • "The MUG Event Calendar for the Week of January 26: Dave Hamilton, The Future of 4K and Troubleshooting" The MUG Center 8:44 AM
  • "Twitterrific gains multi-image uploading/viewing, more media previews and other goodies" iDownload Blog 7:33 AM
  • "U2 Fan Site Launches Mobile App 2.0 in Time for Tour" prMac 7:37 AM
  • "Flooding Dots - Sequel to Falling Dots: available on Apple's App Store" prMac 7:15 AM
  • "bluespots 1.5 for iOS - Discover. Friends. Around You" prMac 7:15 AM
Computer Industry
  • "Microsoft is using 'Azure in a box' to power its own 'Nebula' private cloud" ZDNet 9:08 AM
  • "Downloading Windows 10 build 9926? Get KB 3034229 ASAP" InfoWorld 9:16 AM
  • "Microsoft to offer a paid version of its internal Cosmos big-data service" ZDNet 9:07 AM
  • "The Reason To Be Cheerful About HoloLens" TechCrunch 8:48 AM
  • "Video - Microsoft Cool Again? Technology Making Company Relevant" Bloomberg TV 8:06 AM
  • "Why IBM Is Now An Undervalued Long-Term Investment Play" Forbes 8:08 AM
  • "IBM's stock gains amid reports that a massive layoff is coming" MarketWatch 8:08 AM
  • "Huh? As IBM Readies To Perform The Biggest Corporate Employee Cull In History, It Claims Cloud Leadership" Forbes 8:08 AM
  • "Wall Street watches Greece; IBM job cuts; Cablevision cellphone service" Yahoo Finance 8:07 AM
  • "Why IBM Is Now An Undervalued Long-Term Investment Play" Forbes 8:08 AM
  • "Dell Venue 8 7000 review: A thin, light tablet with a weird depth-sensing camera" PCWorld 8:54 AM
  • "Intel readying first NUC mini-desktop PC with Core i7 Broadwell processor" ZDNet 9:08 AM
  • "Oracle Stock Lower Today After Pension Funds Demand Improved Governance" TheStreet 8:10 AM
  • "TCO vs. TVO: How to determine the cost and value of the managed cloud" VentureBeat 9:01 AM
  • "Disgruntled over big data? Maybe it's that visualization, magic box dependence" ZDNet 9:07 AM
Finances (Click heading for current Apple Stock price.)
Apple News
  • "Apple: All Eyes on FYQ1 Foreign Exchange, China, iPhone Cycle" Barron's 10:20 AM
  • "Apple Earnings Preview" Benzinga 10:47 AM
  • "AAPL earnings will come in well above upper end of company's guidance, say analysts, at $68.3B" 9to5Mac 9:45 AM
  • "Apple Stock Advancing Today After Upbeat Analyst Note" TheStreet 8:53 AM
  • "Wells Fargo maintains neutral outlook on Apple, says market expectations too high" AppleInsider 7:16 AM
  • "The APPL Q1 2015 consensus — betting on big" iMore 9:08 AM
Industry News
  • "Stocks: 4 things to know before the open/Investors were nervous Monday after elections in Greece ignited fears about fresh turmoil in Europe." CNNMoney 7:44 AM
  • "Stocks Dip as Oil and Greece Pull in Opposite Directions: Stocks were inching lower Monday in a topsy-turvy trading session in which investors were torn between stabilizing oil prices and fears of political drama in Greece." TheStreet 10:59 AM
  • "Wall Street Flat Lines After Greek Elections: U.S. stocks fell on Monday after a decisive Greek election victory by the Syriza party spurred concern over fresh instability in the euro zone, even as the possibility of Greece leaving the bloc was considered remote." r 10:58 AM
  • "U.S. Stocks Little Changed: U.S. stocks were little changed Monday, as the victory of antiausterity party Syriza in Sunday's Greek election failed to unsettle the market." [Paid Membership Required] 10:56 AM
  • "Asia Markets: Japanese stocks retreat amid Greek election concerns, while Chinese market gains/Japanese stocks pulled back on Monday as investors worried about Greece remaining in the eurozone after an anti-austerity party won Sunday's election." MarketWatch 7:42 AM
  • "Europe Markets: Greek stocks pulled lower as anti-austerity party Syriza wins election - MarketWatch" MarketWatch 9:34 AM
  • "Early Glance: Computer companies/Computer companies shares mixed at 10 a.m." Associated Press 11:31 AM

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