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Which of these gets you more jazzed: Apple TV revamp, Apple Watch, or Nintendo games on iOS? Vote for the results in the left column below or go straight to the results here.

Weekend Highlights: Forbes' Howard Husock explains why Cook's pledge to donate his wealth to charity is so important; Tim Cook pens an editorial at the Washington Post on the dangers inherent in pro-discrimination legislation being introduced in over 24 states; Sentry Review on "how the planet is altering for Mac gamers"; health care on cusp of new "golden age" thanks to HealthKit; Jeff Carlson suggests "Apple Watch is explicitly designed to reduce the attention you pay to your devices, which I think could lead to our attentions being directed away from devices"; TidBITS on the "Staingate" affecting certain MacBook Pros; following his features on Apple's Tim Cook, Angela Ahrendts, Fortune's Adam Lashinsky "reflects on more than six years of covering one company–and its current CEO"; one revelation from his interview with Cook is that the CEO intends to give his wealth to charity some day, "after paying his nephew's college fees"; Cook also awarded Fortune's crown of "World's Greatest Leaders"; Wired talks with developer who's company used FoundationDB but faced with dilemma when Apple acquired the database company; across the pond, thanks to court handing defeat to Google, iPhone users can now sue the search giant over bypassing Safari security settings and tracking users—more in our Apple/Macintosh section; TidBITS reviews OS X calendar app, Fantastical 2; The Mac Observer shows how to make use of Numbers' quick calculations bar; CNNMoney article reporting that doctors hoping our iPhones can save both time, money, thereby lowering medical bills at the doctor's office; it's official, Apple Watch to be sold in department stores in London, Paris, Tokyo in mini-stores; from the Facepalm Department comes this gem out of China: CEO of tech firm prepping entrance into smartphone market, decides to compare Apple to Hitler; you've seen the long-haired Steve Jobs of late high school years, but how about his freshman photo?; new tech via Intel and Micron will allow for SSD's up to 10 terabytes!; IT Pro, Macworld UK review the new 13" MacBook Pro Retina, battery life and trackpad impressive; Tim Bajarin discusses "Becoming Steve Jobs", and offers his "unique perspective on Steve Jobs".

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  • "Tim Cook's $800 Million Giving Pledge: Why It's So Important"  Forbes 7:42 AM
  • "Apple CEO Tim Cook plans to give away most of his fortune" Associated Press 7:46 AM
  • "Apple Watch Edition perks: 24/7 support, private 1-hour appointments, no lines"  9to5Mac 4:26 PM
  • "Report: Apple Watch Edition Buyers Get Special Appointments, Tech Support" PC Magazine 6:13 PM
  • "Apple will offer virtual online try-ons and personal setup for gold & steel models" 9to5Mac 5:27 PM
  • "Apple Store revamp for Apple Watch revealed: 'magical' display tables, demo loops, sales process" 9to5Mac 4:28 PM
  • "Apple Watch for Sale in Retail Stores by Reservation Only, No Walk-In Sales" MacRumors 4:29 PM
  • "Why Apple Inc.'s $10,000 Gold Watch Is A Win For Investors" The Motley Fool 8:05 AM
  • "Apple Watch app developers are facing a load of really weird problems"  Business Insider 2:22 PM
  • "Inside iCloud: Apple Inc has quietly doubled its Reno, Nevada data center site" AppleInsider 6:39 PM
  • "Why Apple's ResearchKit signals a Golden Age for health care"  Fortune 3/28
  • "Apple Watch becomes a study on attention: The Apple Watch will play with your attention — increasing it in some cases and reducing it in others."  Seattle Times 3/28
  • "As Apple Prepares To Disrupt The Cable Industry, Don't Expect An Apple TV Set Any Time Soon" The Motley Fool 3/28
  • "Apple TV 'skinny' package likely to accelerate cord cutting" Los Angeles Times [Free Registration Required] 3/28
  • "How did Tim Cook become head of Apple?" Investopedia 3/28
  • "Can a Mac be a gaming Pc? How the planet is altering for Mac gamersFor years, Mac gaming has been virtually an oxymoron - not definitely worth thinking of if your appreciate of games extends beyond Football Manager. But factors are changing. Big games are coming to Mac faster and quicker, instead of arriving 3 years later..." Sentry Review 7:58 AM
  • "Six surprising facts about who's winning the operating system and browser wars in the U.S." ZDNet 3/28
  • "Security notes include photo exposure in Apple's Messages app, ATT network surveillance, Apple two-step authentication, Adobe Flash, Apple ID changes, Safari webarchive warning, and browser vulnerabilities." MacInTouch 6:53 PM
  • "Yosemite discussion talks about recovering documents whose formats Apple abandoned (ClarisWorks and AppleWorks), fonts, Apple Mail performance, hosts file hacking and Snapz Pro." MacInTouch 6:53 PM
  • "Get help using iCloud Contacts: Learn what to do if you're having issues using iCloud Contacts. For example, you might make changes to Contacts that don't update across all of your devices." Apple Support 3/28
  • "iTunes: Frequently asked questions about viewing and syncing videos" Apple Support 3/28
  • "Automatically re-open windows, apps, and documents on your Mac: OS X re-opens your document windows and tabs when you log in or open an app, so you can quickly continue where you last left off." Apple Support 3/27
  • "Yosemite discussion includes tricks for reading Apple's abandoned ClarisWorks and AppleWorks documents; fonts; a replacement for Snapz Pro; Apple Mail problems; memory requirements (for different uses); and more about hosts file hacking (for performance and security improvements)." MacInTouch 3/27
  • "Hands On: Dragon Dictate 4.0.6 (OS X, Windows)" MacNN 2:23 PM
  • "Make your Mac safer for your kids" Cult of Mac 1:21 PM
  • "How to Exit Out of Full Screen Mode in OS X Yosemite" OS X Daily 1:20 PM
  • "Hands On: Carbon Copy Cloner 4.0.6 (OS X)" MacNN 3/28
  • "Hands On: Nisus Writer Pro 2.1 (OS X)" MacNN 3/28
  • "How to Show a Paper Tape in Calculator App for Mac" OS X Daily 3/28
  • "Fantastical 2 Aims to Replace Apple's Calendar" TidBITS 3/27
  • "Protect your Mac with Sesame 2 multi-factor authentication" TechRepublic 3/27
  • "Spring cleaning for your Mac: How to consolidate files and remove duplicates" Macworld 3/27
  • "View Live Webpage Previews in Spotlight on Mac OS X" OS X Daily 3/27
  • "Pointers: Outlining with Evernote (OS X, iOS)" MacNN 3/27
  • "How do I get rid of 'xfinitywifi?'" iMore 3/27
  • "A New Way To Sync And Manage Browser Bookmarks On Your Mac" Mac 360 3/27
  • "Here's A Free And Sneaky Way To Save Storage Space On Your Mac" NoodleMac 3/27
  • "Find New TV Shows On Your Mac" Mac 360 3/27
  • "Windows 10 or OS X: Can hardware make the difference?" Forbes 4:27 PM
Press Releases
  • "Pillars of Eternity is finally available on Mac!" Mac Gamer HQ 3/28
  • "Mach Software Design announces Mach Note, iCloud Note Taker" prMac 3/28
  • "Two new FCPX plugins and a big speed boost to an old favourite skin smoother" 3/27
  • "Boris FX + Imagineer Systems Team Up to Unveil New VFX Tools at NAB 2015" prMac 3/27
  • "Synium Software releases CleanApp 5 - Reclaim Valuable Disk Space" prMac 3/27
General Interest/Potpourri
  • "Tim Cook: Pro-discrimination 'religious freedom' laws are dangerous"  Washington Post [Free Registration Required] 9:08 PM
  • "Apple boss Tim Cook 'deeply disappointed' by Indiana's anti-gay law: Apple boss slams new law and says 'Apple is open for everyone'" Telegraph 7:28 AM
  • "Apple CEO asks Arkansas governor to veto 'right to discriminate' law" MacNN 7:36 AM
  • "Hundreds rally against Indiana law, say it's discriminatory" Associated Press 7:28 AM
  • "Indiana governor plans to 'clarify' religious objections law" Associated Press 8:12 AM
  • "Telstra wins $1.3m iPad deal with NSW Roads: Telstra has clinched a $1.3 million contract to deliver iPads, iPhones and other devices to Roads and Maritime Services (RMS) in NSW." CRN 7:25 PM
  • "Apple's $848M solar farm deal is better than it seems" TechnologyTell 4:29 PM
  • "Apple And NBCUniversal Haven't Talked About A TV Streaming Service" UberGizmo 7:25 PM
  • "Why Steve Jobs said meeting the founder of Polaroid was 'like visiting a shrine'" The Economist 1:23 PM
  • "Steve Jobs biographer talks the late Apple great: Steve Jobs biographer Brent Schlender was at Apple's Soho store Friday speaking about the CEO's life from his new book, 'Becoming Steve Jobs.'" New York Post 8:06 AM
  • "Is this what an Apple drone would look like?" [Slideshow] Telegraph 7:28 AM
  • "Apple is like HITLER says Chinese billionaire" The Register 8:31 PM
  • "Angie's List Joins Tim Cook In Scolding Indiana Over Law" Bloomberg 3/28
  • "Apple's Tim Cook and Salesforce's Marc Benioff declare war on anti-gay Indiana" The Register 3/28
  • "'Becoming Steve Jobs' – Meet the Authors Brent Schlender and Rick Tetzeli at SoHo Apple Store [Video] 9to5Mac 3/28
  • "A Wi-Fi Barbie Doll With the Soul of Siri" New York Times [Free/Paid Registration Required] 3/28
  • "Comcast Says It's Not Talking to Apple About Apple TV, Because Apple Hasn't Asked" Re/code 3/27
  • "Apple Hasn't Approached NBC Over Content Deal for Upcoming Streaming TV Service" MacRumors 3/27
  • "Your iPhone could help lower medical bills: Your iPhone could save you time and money at the doctor's office. At least that's what doctors hope."  CNNMoney 3/27
  • "Apple officially confirms Apple Watch sales in department stores in London, Paris and Tokyo" 9to5Mac 3/27
  • "Where to try on the Apple Watch? Selfridges, Isetan, Galeries Lafayette, and more" Pocket-lint 3/27
  • "Apple Announces April 10 Grand Openings for Apple Watch Shops in London, Paris, and Tokyo" MacRumors 3/27
  • "It's time for Apple Watch mini-stores" Cult of Mac 3/27
  • "How Apple is making money off of its landmark solar deal" Fortune 3/27
  • "Apple CEO Tim Cook Speaks Out Against Indiana's 'Religious Freedom' Law"  MacRumors 3/27
  • "Apple CEO: 'We are deeply disappointed in Indiana's new law'" Business Insider 3/27
  • "Silicon Valley Firms Rebuke Indiana for Religious Freedom Law" Bloomberg 3/27
  • "Tim Cook calls out controversial Arkansas and Indiana legislation, says 'Apple is open for everyone'" 9to5Mac 3/27
  • "Apple CEO Tim Cook joins criticism of Indiana religious-objections law" MarketWatch 3/27
  • "Apple is Hitler, says Chinese CEO: Chinese tech firm LeTV is rumored to be entering the smartphone market" The Verge 3/27
  • "Keep hate alive: Chinese TV CEO compares Apple to Hitler" VentureBeat 3/27
  • "Apple to launch iPhone trade-in program in China in growth push" Digital Trends 3/27
  • "This is what Steve Jobs looked like as a high school freshman" Cult of Mac 3/27
Non-Apple News
  • "At Google, the Science of Working Better: Start by hiring the right people, says Laszlo Bock, then give them freedom" [Paid Membership Required] 7:36 PM
  • "Fingerprints Were Just The Start: 5 Futuristic Ways Your Phone May Identify You" Digital Trends 4:29 PM
  • "Parents who let kids play Call of Duty could be reported to police: The adult video games could increase 'early sexualised behaviours', primary school headteachers in Nantwich warn" Telegraph 9:18 AM
  • "Publishers and adblockers are in a battle for online advertising" Financial Times [Paid Membership Required] 7:47 AM
  • "New Study Shows How Age Affects Your Social Network Of Choice" Digital Trends 7:36 AM
  • "A problem of coverage: how tree policy cripples mobile phone signals/Just under a third of Britain's 36,000 mobile masts are struggling to pick up signals because of trees that operators were obliged to plant" Telegraph 7:27 AM
  • "Angie's List put expansion on hold, citing new Indiana law" Chicago Tribune [Free Registration Required] 3/28
  • "Facebook reveals the logic behind its forced Messenger split" IDG News Service 3/28
  • "Ellen Pao Loses Silicon Valley Bias Case Against Kleiner Perkins" New York Times [Free/Paid Registration Required] 3/27
  • "Ellen Pao Disrupts How Silicon Valley Does Business" New York Times [Free/Paid Registration Required] 3/27
  • "The Jury Rules Against Pao On Three Claims In Pao Vs. KPCB, Fourth Claim In Dispute" TechCrunch 3/27
  • "YouTube's new 4k, 60fps videos are gorgeous — but probably won't run on your laptop" The Verge 3/27
  • "Storage Breakthrough Will Improve SSD Capacity Tenfold" Wired 3/27
  • "You'll soon get 10TB SSDs thanks to new memory tech" Engadget 3/27
  • "Toshiba announces BiCS as the first 48-layer 3D flash chip" The Inquirer 3/27
  • "MGG 546: Calendars, Flaky Connections and NAS Backups" The Mac Observer 1:02 PM
  • "Fitbit's CEO discusses the looming Apple Watch, and how having friends with Fitbits makes you healthier: Resize Text Print Article Comments 5" Washington Post [Free Registration Required] 7:41 AM
  • "Podcast: Becoming Steve Jobs and Facebook F8" Tech.pinions 3/28
  • "My Interview With 'Becoming Steve Jobs' Authors Brent Schlender And Rick Tetzeli" Daring Fireball 3/27
  • "Focused on the New MacBook with Mark Fuccio" MacVoices 3/27
  • "Steve Jobs' biographer thinks Elon Musk is the next great visionary: The authors of 'Becoming Steve Jobs' discuss legacy, the future" MarketWatch 3/27
  • "'Becoming Steve Jobs': The Story Behind the Legend/Rick Tetzeli, co-author of 'Becoming Steve Jobs,' speaks with Cory Johnson about the process behind the writing of the latest biography of Apple co-creator Steve Jobs." Bloomberg TV 3/27
  • "TMO Daily Observations 2015-03-27: Tim Cook is the Top Leader, Leshi TV says Apple is Hitler" The Mac Observer 3/27
  • "Debug 63: The Workflow interview" iMore 3/27
  • "How Apple's new MacBook gets nearly as much battery life as the MacBook Pro with a battery half the size" AppleInsider 4:26 PM
  • "iPhone 6C With 4-Inch Display? Expert Says No: This week, the Apple rumor mill started to churn with talk of three different iPhone 6 series devices, including a 4-inch iPhone 6C. However, a smaller iPhone doesn't seem to jive with the company's plans." InformationWeek 4:27 PM
  • "Will Google Inc. Pair Android Wear With Apple Inc.'s iPhones?" The Motley Fool 8:06 AM
  • "Inconsistent Support Bedevils MacBook Pros Suffering from 'Staingate'"  TidBITS 3/28
  • "The Apple Watch doesn't need GPS to help you keep in shape" BGR 3/28
  • "Apple's new MacBook employs unorthodox keyboard design to achieve maximum thinness" AppleInsider 3/28
  • "Pangu Jailbreak Team Responds To Public Vilification And Criticism" Redmond Pie 3/28
  • "Future Macs could get up to 10TB SSDs thanks to new Intel/Micron technology" 9to5Mac 3/27
  • "Intel's New 3D NAND Technology Allows for Greater Than 10TB Solid-State Drives" MacRumors 3/27
  • "As launch nears, iOS apps get Apple Watch support" ZDNet 3/27
  • "The first Apple Watch apps are already here" Engadget 3/27
  • "USB Type-C peripherals are on the way, and storage devices are first up" IDG News Service 3/27
  • "The Process behind Apple's 'Sensor-on-Glass' or 'In-Cell' Touch Displays Comes to Light" Patently Apple 3/27
  • "Compatibility of Apple wired headset models with iPhone, iPad, and iPod models" Apple Support 3/28
Price Trackers/Deals
  • "Retromatic 2.0 For iPhone Is Temporarily Available For Free (Normally $1.99)" Apple Sliced 3/28
  • "Calendarium For iPhone/iPad Is Free Right Now (Previously $0.99)" Apple Sliced 3/28
  • "Lost Mummy For iPhone/iPad Is Free Today (Was $1.99)" Apple Sliced 3/28
  • "Today's Top iPhone /iPad /Mac App Freebies And Price Drops" Apple Sliced 3/27
  • "Chillaxian For iPhone/iPad Is Temporarily Available For Free (Normally $1.99)" Apple Sliced 3/27
  • "Oquonie (Puzzle) For iPhone/iPad Is Free Right Now (Previously $2.99)" Apple Sliced 3/27
  • "15" MacBook Pro Prices & Sales" MacPrices 3/27
  • "13" MacBook Pro Prices & Sales" MacPrices 3/27
  • "MacBook Air Prices & Sales" MacPrices 3/27
  • "Apple deals: up to 24 percent off 13-inch MacBook Pros" MacNN 3/27

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  • "iPhone 6 and 6 Plus: six months on, choice is king" iDownload Blog 1:21 PM
  • "New 12-in MacBook vs. 11-in MacBook Air (2015)" Gizmag 8:07 AM
  • "iPhone 6 case review: X-Doria Defense Shield" TechnologyTell 8:57 PM
  • "iPhone 6 case review: The Scarf from Totallee" TechnologyTell 1:21 PM
  • "Review: 'Becoming Steve Jobs' looks to dispel accepted Jobs myth" AppleInsider 3/28
  • "Latest MacBook could use some fresh Air: When evaluating any piece of tech, time has a funny way of warping your perspective. Laptops, especially, tend to advance so quickly that laptops from a few years ago quickly feel stale and dated." Reviewed 3/28
  • "Using a MacBook Pro with a 25" Dell U2515H Monitor" Low End Mac 3/28
  • "iPhone 6 vs Samsung Galaxy S6: Here's the difference/These two top flagship smartphones both pack high-end designs and features to boot. Here's how they stack up against each other." CNET 3/28
  • "iPhone vs. Android: Which is better? Enough talk. We compared how Android and the iPhone perform 15 basic tasks. See for yourself how they rank." CNNMoney 3/28
  • "AirMask Colors for iPhone 6 hands-on: Add color and light protection in seconds" ZDNet 3/28
  • "Review: The Only Portable Charger in the World with Apple Lightning Input Port" Run Around Tech 3/28
  • "Review: The Book of Unwritten Tales 2 for Mac" TechnologyTell 3/28
  • "Apple 13-inch MacBook Pro With Retina Display (Early-2015) review: A Broadwell upgrade provides impressive battery life for Apple's business laptop." IT PRO 3/27
  • "New 13-inch Retina MacBook Pro (early 2015) review: Faster, amazing battery life & a cool trackpad" Macworld UK 3/27
  • "MacBook Pro vs MacBook Air: Which should you buy?" TrustedReviews 3/27
  • "Hands-On With the Apple Watch: A Developer's Experience at Apple's WatchKit Labs" MacRumors 3/27
  • "Temperatures and Fan Speeds: iMac 5K versus iMac 2.5K" Bare Feats 3/27
  • "Becoming Steve Jobs: A Unique Perspective on Steve Jobs" Tech.pinions 3/27
  • "Review: Swapping MagSafe for SnapFit, BatteryBox adds 60Wh of portable power to MacBook Airs, Pros" 9to5Mac 3/27
  • "uNu DX-6 iPhone 6 Charging Case Review: Power When You Need It Most" Forbes 3/27
iPad/iPhone/iPod touch Apps
  • "Hands On: Clips 1.1.3 (iOS)" MacNN 6:08 PM
  • "Auxo Legacy Edition: nothing beats an original" iDownload Blog 7:36 AM
  • "iOS 8.3 beta hands-on: See what's new in Apple's upcoming release" TechnoBuffalo 3/28
  • "CARROT Weather - Hearing All About The Weather" Apple'n'Apps 3/28
  • "Here's what Super Mario 64 looks like running on an iPhone 6" Cult of Mac 3/28
  • "Launcher for iOS Finds the Rock" TidBITS 3/27
  • "Instapaper update adds tweet shots, background updates, speed reading" Six Colors 3/27
  • "Hands On: Blink 1.0 (iOS)" MacNN 3/27
  • "Hands On: Flic 1.63 (iOS)" MacNN 3/27
  • "You Should Play: Mr. Jump might just be the most difficult one-touch platformer on iOS" Macworld 3/27
  • "'Five Nights At Freddy's 2' Review - Back On The Job" Touch Arcade 3/27
  • "'Taichi Panda' Review - Hack 'N Slash Meets Free to Play MMORPG (with Pandas)" Touch Arcade 3/27
  • "Rebus iPad App Review" Tapscape 3/27
  • "Hands-On With Allstar Heroes - A Promising Casual RPG" 148Apps 3/27
  • "How To Delete iPhone Apps For Good" Time 6:38 PM
  • "How To Add Pause And Resume Functionality To Video Recording On iPhone" Redmond Pie 3/28
  • "iOS 8 How-To: Use Siri to search the App Store, iTunes Store and iBooks Store" 9to5Mac 3/28
  • "How to fix the headphone jack in your iPhone: The ultimate guide" iMore 3/28
  • "How to Create Light Trails Photographs with Your iPhone" The Mac Observer 3/28
  • "How to manage email and not let it manage you" The Next Web 3/28
  • "Learn how to automate your Mac" iMore 3/27
  • "Ask: How to Archive Magazines in Newsstand for iOS" Mac|Life 3/27
  • "How To Send GIFs On Facebook Messenger [iOS] AddictiveTips 3/27
  • "Speed Up And Slow Down Playback For Different Parts Of A Video [iOS] AddictiveTips 3/27
  • "How to set up a paperless office using your Mac or iPhone" Cult of Mac 3/27
  • "Need a Quick iPhone Stand? Use Sunglasses" OS X Daily 2:23 PM
  • "Mr Jump: Tips, hints, and cheats you need to know!" iMore 1:18 PM
  • "Cleaning Out Gmail: Q. I am close to my storage limit for Gmail but even though I dumped hundreds of messages in Trash, I don't seem to have regained any space. Why?" New York Times [Free Registration Required] 3/27
  • "Why I'm Saying Goodbye to Apple, Google and Microsoft" B&T 9:13 PM
  • "Apple's (Not So) Big iPhone 6s Rumor Is (Probably) True" The Motley Fool 8:18 PM
  • "The Apple Watch screen is totally different to what's in your iPhone" Business Insider 4:54 PM
  • "Notes From The Road: Apple Watch, Apple Car" Monday Note 1:20 PM
  • "Here's how much Steve Jobs' used to obsess over presentations" Business Insider 9:17 AM
  • "Lessons For The Future From The World's First Smartwatch" Forbes 7:48 AM
  • "'If people can encrypt their cell phones, what's stopping them encrypting their PCs?'/Plus: Tim Cook is the pebble in the pond" The Register 7:44 AM
  • "13 fascinating things you never knew about Steve Jobs from a new book about his life" Business Insider 3/28
  • "Why Apple's Slow Response To Disruptive Streaming Music Market Matters" Seeking Alpha 3/28
  • "Why the Next iPhone May Have an Even Better Camera" The Cheat Sheet 3/28
  • "A 4-inch iPhone 6 would be welcomed by many users (but will Apple deliver?)" VentureBeat 3/28
  • "Why there will be lines for the $10,000 gold Apple Watch" Fortune 3/28
  • "The limits of Android Wear compatibility with iOS" iDownload Blog 3/28
  • "What would you change about iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus?" iMore 3/28
  • "How App Store optimization can harm indie developers" Indie Research 3/28
  • "My Work Here is Done" ["My final advice is: don't overthink Apple. Instead, remember Steve Jobs and his boundless enthusiasm and joy—especially  on stage—for what the products can accomplish and make possible."]  ifoAppleStore 3/28
  • "Apple Loop: When Steve Jobs Was Interesting, Apple Killed The iPad, Is There A New Petite iPhone 6?" Forbes 3/28
  • "Book club: Beating up Apple execs over their book picks" Macworld 3/28
  • "Apple Envy: Android User's Fave iOS Features" Tapscape 3/28
  • "Why Apple Feels the Need to Defend Steve Jobs: Executives criticize Walter Isaacson's book as a new biography comes out. What's really biting them?" Bloomberg 3/27
  • "Steve Wozniak: Apple Watch Edition Won't Move the World Forward" The Mac Observer 3/27
  • "Apple Watch app developers are facing a load of really weird problems" Business Insider 3/27
  • "The part of Apple TV experience that really sucks" iMore 3/27
  • "Too Embarrassed to Ask: What Is Apple TV, Anyway?" Re/code 3/27
  • "This Could Be Apple's Plan to Make the Next iPhone Wildly Better: A new patent could mean vastly improved iPhone photos" Time 3/27
  • "Tim Cook: I'll give just a THIRD of what Gates gave to charity last year" Channel Register 3/27
  • "Living with: Nine years of the Apple TV/Prognostications after long term use of Apple's set top box" MacNN 3/27
  • "Apple Rumors: A 4-inch iPhone 6c And A Competitor Trade-in Program" Mac 360 3/27
  • "How Will Apple Deal with Supply and Demand for the Apple Watch?" Kirkville 3/27
  • "First Click: the great Mac vs. PC touchscreen debate" The Verge 3/27
  • "Everything you need to know about the (rumored) Apple Web TV service" AppleDailyReport 3/27
  • "This Microsoft help page comes with a warning: 'this process requires patience'/How could something so simple become so hopelessly complicated?" The Verge 4:54 PM
  • "Selling Songs for a Song? Scrutinizing the Streaming Model" [Paid Membership Required] 2:21 PM
  • "Why data breaches need their own Richter scale" VentureBeat 1:18 PM
  • "A Brief History Of Bitcoin - And Where It's Going Next" The Next Web 7:43 AM
  • "Google controls what we buy, the news we read — and Obama's policies" New York Post 3/28
  • "The Samsung Galaxy S6 is the Android phone of the year [Review] Mashable 3/28
  • "Facebook's big show this week was all about Facebook. That's a problem" Business Insider 3/28
  • "Why Facebook Messenger will fail as a 'platform'" Computerworld 3/28
  • "What Silicon Valley Learned From the Kleiner Perkins Case" New York Times [Free/Paid Registration Required] 3/27
  • "How Microsoft's Crazy New Strategy Might Work" TeraTalks 3/27
  • "This Beta is on FIRE" iMore 9:27 AM
  • "14 Judgmental Notifications Your iPhone Wants To Show You, But Can't" The Huffington Post 7:38 AM
Press Releases/Products/Public Relations
  • "Become a powerful mage in Warhammer: Arcane Magic for iOS" TechnologyTell 3/28
  • "Zango's Shark Treasure 1.00 released for iOS - Action Arcade Game" prMac 3/28
  • "AppleSource Software Releases TimeNet 4.0" prMac 3/28
  • "Browsy by Sl's Repository Ltd released on the App Store" prMac 3/28
  • "Print your photos on wood with Woodpost by Fuzel" prMac 3/28
  • "Can You Escape Brain Teasers: A new Escape Puzzle Game" prMac 3/28
  • "The Loop Magazine Issue 32: All About Apple Watch" The Loop 3/27
  • "GameStop Says They'll Open More Simply Mac Stores" MacTrast 3/27
  • "This is how Wunderlist designed its app for the Apple Watch" iMore 3/27
  • "The best Apple Watch accessories: bands, cases, docks, screen protectors & more" 9to5Mac 3/27
  • "'Rules!' Is Officially the First Apple Watch Game" Touch Arcade 3/27
  • "Napkin, the best annotation app for Mac, just got better!" iMore 3/27
  • "'Hearthstone' Blackrock Mountain Spoilers - Imagine Dragons!" Touch Arcade 3/27
  • "Färbe Technik Offers iPhone Battery Charge LIfe Optiization Tips" MacPrices 3/27
  • "Fearless Fantasy is Fantastic for the iFone (it was worth a shot)" 148Apps 3/27
  • "Best photo editing apps for iPhone" iMore 3/27
  • "Fast & Furious: Legacy now available for iOS and Android" TechnologyTell 3/27
  • "The Amsys Certification for iOS Developers is here" Amsys 3/27
  • "Hearthstone expansion Blackrock Mountain coming to US decks on April 2" iMore 3/27
  • "Juice for iOS helps you share content your Twitter followers will love" The Next Web 3/27
  • "Dead Skull Jumper is Your New Favorite iOS App Arcade Game" prMac 3/27
  • "DanceMaster - An iOS Music Player That Helps You Rehearse Efficiently" prMac 3/27
  • "Social Prenup App Seeks to Prevent Revenge Porn and Online Embarrassment" prMac 3/27
  • "Bird Flight! - New Game offers a Refreshing Twist on the Flappy Games" prMac 3/27
Computer Industry
  • "Has Windows 10 Fixed Microsoft's App Store Woes? Not Exactly: The Windows Store is slowly improving, but after almost three years shouldn't it be better?" Digital Trends 4:27 PM
  • "Microsoft Aims To Kill Google Chromebooks With $149 Windows 10 Laptops" Forbes 7:57 AM
  • "Microsoft announces list of devices that will be able to run Windows 10 preview soon" ANI 7:27 AM
  • "Microsoft Vastly Expands Windows 10 Technical Preview To Dozens Of Smartphones" Forbes 1:07 PM
  • "Windows 10 Mobile on track for most Lumia phones: Microsoft's next test version of Windows 10 Mobile, expected around the first week of April, will support a lot more devices than the first one did." CNET 1:06 PM
  • "Microsoft's acquisition of LiveLoop changes PowerPoint work" Digital Trends 1:22 PM
  • "Yahoo! and! Microsoft! extend! tricky! search! deal! talks! by! 30! days!" The Register 7:58 AM
  • "Former HP CEO Fiorina: chances of presidential bid 'higher than 90 percent'" Reuters 9:16 AM
  • "Intel acquisition of Altera not expected to hurt TSMC: analysts" Focus Taiwan 7:54 AM
  • "Intel and Micron team up to conceptualise 10 TB SSDs, but they are a year away from launch, at least" Tech Portal 7:57 AM
  • "Cisco Invests $5M In South Africa's SKA, Plans To Be Tech Partner" AFK Insider 8:01 AM
  • "Cisco Systems Earns Buy Rating from Zacks" Sleek Money 8:01 AM
  • "Chairman Wheeler Predicts FCC Will Beat Legal Challenge To Net Neutrality" TechCrunch 6:48 PM
  • "Can we just link everything to the internet and call it China's new economy? Latest mainland strategy needs game-changing products to work, not more fancy new concepts" South China Morning Post 8:05 AM
  • "'Big Data Revolution' studies the effect of number-crunching on business" Los Angeles Times [Paid Membership Required] 7:53 AM
  • "Europol chief warns on computer encryption" BBC 7:46 AM
  • "Yahoo, Microsoft extend search partnership talks for 30 days" Reuters 3/28
  • "Microsoft, Yahoo extend their possible search-deal termination date" ZDNet 3/28
  • "Yahoo, Microsoft extend search alliance re-negotiation deadline by 30 days" Techie News 3/28
  • "Next Windows 10 beta should open up support for dozens of Lumia phones" Ars Technica 3/28
  • "Microsoft's next Windows 10 Mobile test build on track to support majority of Windows Phones" ZDNet 3/28
  • "IBM Opens SDN/Virtualization Innovation Centers for CSPs & Large Enterprises" PCC Mobile Broadband 3/28
  • "Why Buffett is sticking with IBM: The Oracle of Omaha tells CNBC why he is sticking with IBM despite its recent woes." CNBC 3/28
  • "Troll Bill Threatens To Weaken All Patents, GCs Say" Law360 3/28
  • "Intel's Rumored Acquisition Of Altera Could Help Protect Its Massive Monopoly In Servers" Forbes 3/28
  • "Intel in talks to buy smaller rival Altera in over $10-bn deal" domain-b 3/28
  • "Intel is said to be in talks to acquire chip maker Altera" Bloomberg 3/28
  • "Salesforce aims to surpass SAP on German market: executive tells WiWo" Reuters 3/28
  • "FCC Nears Opening Some Airwaves for Cheaper Wireless Use: A sharing system would allow some users free access to airwaves, while others could buy licenses in small areas on short-term basis" [Paid Membership Required] 3/28
  • "FCC will vote next month on plan to share valuable 3.5GHz spectrum: Carriers and consumers would get access to a fat frequency band used mostly by government" IDG News Service 3/28
  • "The way the Internet has changed the way we communicate" Mashable 3/28
  • "Dimensions Of Flash And Storing The World" Forbes 3/28
Finances (Click heading for current Apple Stock price.)
Apple News
  • "Exxon Mobil Used To Be Bigger Than Apple; What Happened?" The Motley Fool 3/28
Industry News
  • "Stocks get boost from Yellen, break 4-day losing streak" USA Today 3/27
  • "Dollar sees largest two-week decline against euro since 2012" MarketWatch 3/27
  • "Stocks Finish Lower for the Week as Fed Talk Spooks Investors" TheStreet 3/27
  • "Market Snapshot: U.S. Stocks Post Steepest Weekly Loss In Two Months" MarketWatch 3/27
  • "US stocks end a tough week with tiny gains, have second-worst week of the year; Oil slumps" Associated Press 3/27
  • "US stock indexes are mostly higher at end of a tough week: U.S. stocks are mostly higher in midday trading after four straight days of losses." Associated Press 3/27
  • "U.S. Stocks Snap Losing Streak: Major indexes still posted weekly losses" [Paid Membership Required] 3/27
  • "Asia Markets: Chinese stocks notch weekly win/Chinese stocks ended mixed Friday, but Hong Kong shares posted a modest advance for the week, while Shanghai's benchmark scored its third straight week of gains." MarketWatch 3/27
  • "Europe Markets: European stocks snap win streak; DAX logs first weekly loss in 2 months/European stocks finished higher Friday, but the region's key benchmark saw its lengthy string of weekly wins come to an end." MarketWatch 3/27
  • "Most active Nasdaq-traded stocks: Nasdaq's 10 most active stocks at 1 p.m." Associated Press 3/27
  • "Final Glance: Computer companies/Computer companies shares mixed at the close of trading" Associated Press 3/27
  • "Midday Glance: Computer companies/Computer companies shares mixed at 1 p.m." Associated Press 3/27

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