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Apple/Macintosh
  • "Why sapphire iPhone screens could be Apple's next big thing"  Macworld 8:02 AM
  • "Apple's Beats buy approved by European Commission" V3 8:30 AM
  • "Apple ends Samsung appeal as legal challenge loses steam" V3 8:30 AM
  • "Why the App Store continues to grow business for Apple"  Market Realist 8:31 AM
  • "Apple buffs up radio service with string of acquisitions" CNNMoney 9:35 AM
OS X
Reviews/How-To/Tips
  • "Folder Tidy review: End the chaos of your unorganized Mac files" Macworld 8:01 AM
  • "New audio enhancements in Final Cut Pro X 10.1.2" fcp.co 8:33 AM
  • "Get the Most Out of Spotify With These Hidden Features" Tuts+ 8:12 AM
  • "Guest List Organizer a top notch solution for organizing events" Apple Daily Report 7:56 AM
  • "Organize Spotlight searches for better results" MacIssues 9:34 AM
  • "A Quick Look At My Once Favorite Mac OS X Finder Add On Tool" Mac 360 7:44 AM
  • "How To Remove iTunes Duplicates" Mac 360 7:44 AM
  • "How This Photo Studio App For Mac Has Almost All Of What You Need" McSolo 7:43 AM
  • "Why Every MacBook Needs A Bartender" Mac 360 7:43 AM
Op/Ed
  • "Quicken 2007 for Mac spans generations of users while frozen in time" hittingthesweetspot 7:50 AM
Press Releases
  • "Total War: Shogun 2 reaches Mac borders on July 31st" TechnologyTell 8:05 AM
  • "Acorn 4.5: Int'l Paper Sizes, New Crop, New AppleScript" FairerPlatform 7:45 AM
  • "Notebooks for Mac and PC Released to Complement Notebooks on iOS" prMac 7:41 AM
  • "tagtraum releases completely overhauled beaTunes 4" prMac 7:41 AM
General Interest/Potpourri
  • "Apple and the omnichannel: 9 industries already using iBeacon" Computerworld 7:49 AM
  • "Apple Stores gearing up to allow early-upgrade carrier program buying?" Electronista 8:11 AM
  • "Using Instagram for iOS on public Wi-Fi poses risk of an account hijack, researcher says" IDG News Service 8:02 AM
  • "Apple expanding AppleCare+ warranties internationally, now available in Mexico & Sweden" AppleInsider 8:34 AM
  • "Apple Expands AppleCare+ iPhone and iPad Coverage to Mexico and Sweden" MacTrast 9:33 AM
  • "Production Issues Restrict Apple's Sapphire Cover iPhone 6 Release, Analyzes TrendForce" Business Wire 7:54 AM
  • "Much of Tesla's UI design team comes from Apple [Video] 9to5Mac 8:57 AM
  • "This Crowd Finding Campaign Wants To Use An iPhone To Diagnose Malaria" Digital Trends 8:56 AM
  • "Feds arrest Florida man who allegedly conned Apple out of $309K: In a string of crimes from Florida to Oregon, Tampa Bay man bought Apple gear with empty debit cards, Secret Service claims" Computerworld 8:12 AM
Non-Apple News
  • "Android 'Fake ID' flaw could allow data-stealing malware infections on millions of devices" Gigaom 8:31 AM
  • "How much data can one smart home generate? About 1 GB a week." Gigaom 8:30 AM
  • "Stanford Researchers Build a Better Battery" TechNewsWorld 9:32 AM
  • "Battery Life 'Holy Grail' Discovered. Phones May Last 300%┬áLonger" Forbes 8:12 AM
  • "Stanford 'holy grail' battery breakthrough could triple gadget battery life" PCWorld 8:01 AM
Publications/Podcasts
  • "We start messing around with Yosemite beta because we just can't wait for the new stuff." The MT Show 7:56 AM
Hardware/Software
  • "Apple Updates MacBook Pro with Retina Display: Apple® today updated MacBook Pro® with Retina® display with faster processors, double the memory in both entry-level configurations, and a new, lower starting price for the top-of-the-line 15-inch notebook." Apple 7:53 AM
  • "Apple Updates MacBook Pro with Retina Display" Business Wire 7:53 AM
  • "Apple refreshes entire Retina MacBook Pro lineup with improved processors and more RAM standard" 9to5Mac 7:42 AM
  • "Apple refreshes MacBook Pro line with minor upgrades, same prices" CNET 8:01 AM
  • "Apple Refreshes Retina MacBook Pro Lineup" AnandTech 8:06 AM
  • "Apple Cuts Price on MacBook Pro by $100: Consumer Tech Giant Unveils Upgrades to Retina Display Versions" WSJ.com [Paid Membership Required] 8:32 AM
  • "Cassandra: Updated MacBook Pro line -Thai Pricing Differences" eXtensions 9:30 AM
  • "iWatch Production Definitely Delayed, 2014 Shipment Projections Severely Revised (Negatively)" G for Games 8:57 AM
  • "Rumor: 'iWatch' production hits snags, will not begin until Q4 2014" AppleInsider 8:58 AM
  • "Alleged iPhone 6 housing makes another on-screen appearance, ugly antenna breaks still present (Video)" 9to5Mac 8:03 AM
  • "New iPhone 6 leak gives us a great look at the device's major redesign" BGR 9:32 AM
  • "Leaked: A Gold iPhone 6 Is Coming With A New Apple Logo Design On The Back" Business Insider 8:21 AM
  • "Another video surfaces showing off alleged iPhone 6 back assembly enclosure" iDownload Blog 9:33 AM
  • "Update: Apple's iWatch Patent Has Been Approved" Seeking Alpha 8:12 AM
Granted Apple Patents
  • "Apple was Granted 33 Patents Today Covering the iPad Case's Fiber Composite Structure, Security & More" Patently Apple 8:34 AM
  • "Apple patents smart navigation routing with crowd-sourced stop light pattern recognition"  AppleInsider 8:00 AM
  • "Apple wants crowded sourced iOS info to get you to your destination quicker" Apple Daily Report 8:13 AM
  • "Apple Granted a Patent for an e-Book Device with 2-Displays" Patently Apple 7:50 AM
  • "Apple Granted a Surprising Patent for an Advanced Multi-View Video Conferencing System for the Enterprise" Patently Apple 7:50 AM
  • "Apple Granted a Patent for an Innovative Universal iDevice Dock" Patently Apple 7:56 AM
  • "Apple granted patent for 'motion controllable dual display portable media device" Apple Daily Report 7:57 AM
  • "Apple wants multiple OS X, iOS devices to work together to 'tag' content" Apple Daily Report 7:57 AM
Price Trackers/Deals
  • "Ramthor's Tower: Maze Defense For iPhone And iPad Is Temporarily Available For Free (Normally $0.99)" Apple Sliced 8:34 AM
  • "PDF Connect -Annotation, Scanner, Converter, Page Editor And Form Filling For iPhone And iPad Is Free Right Now (Previously $5.99)" Apple Sliced 8:34 AM
  • "Space Story For iPhone And iPad Is Free Today (Was $4.99)" Apple Sliced 8:34 AM
  • "15" MacBook Pro Prices & Sales" MacPrices 8:34 AM
  • "13" MacBook Pro Prices & Sales" MacPrices 8:34 AM
  • "MacBook Air Prices & Sales" MacPrices 8:34 AM

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Reviews
  • "Non-Retina MacBook Pro review: Is the non-Retina MacBook Pro worth buying?" Macworld UK 9:30 AM
  • "Oyen Digital Shadow Mini review: a $600 1TB portable SSD that's a great deal" Macworld 8:57 AM
  • "NSP Cases iMac flight case review" Macworld UK 8:12 AM
iPad/iPhone/iPod touch Apps
  • "'Mad Bullets' Review - Take Down Mad Dogs And Wild Gunmen In The Old West" Touch Arcade 8:32 AM
  • "Defenders of Suntoria Review: Defenders of Suntoria is a solid tower defense game, but it leans a little too much on freemium upgrades." 148Apps 8:33 AM
Tips
  • "Here's how to BitTorrent movies on your Apple TV" Cult of Mac 8:33 AM
Analysis/Commentary/Editorial/Opinion
  • "Apple is no longer seeking a permanent injunction in Samsung lawsuit" AppAdvice 8:05 AM
  • "Apple And The Shady World Of Competitor's Numbers" PixoBebo 7:43 AM
  • "How Much Longer Can Apple's Competitors Throw Money Away?" Mac 360 7:43 AM
  • "Just Like Dr. Who And The Phoenix, The Mac Is Back, Baby! Again" Mac 360 7:43 AM
Non-Apple
  • "Nvidia Shield Tablet Review: A Gaming Beast, But So Much More" Gizmodo 8:56 AM
  • "The Nvidia Shield Tablet Review" AnandTech 8:33 AM
  • "Hands on With the Shield Tablet: If You Game You'll Love It" TG Daily 8:11 AM
  • "Cord Cutter: Cable Broadband vs Cable TV Inflection Nears" FairerPlatform 7:45 AM
Humor/Cartoons
Press Releases/Products/Public Relations
  • "Apple TV Updated with CNBC and FOX NOW Channels" CNBC 9:34 AM
  • "By This Time Next Week, You'll Need Facebook Messenger To Chat in iOS" PadGadget 9:34 AM
  • "Facebook Makes All Users Switch to the Standalone Messaging App" Gizmodo 9:31 AM
  • "New SSD-Equipped Drobo Mini Boosts Speed of Drobo's Portable Storage Lineup" MacRumors 8:31 AM
  • "'Sense' takes sleep tracking to a whole new level" iDownload Blog 8:11 AM
  • "Yelp app updated with new video review feature" iDownload Blog 8:11 AM
  • "SmartBrick Bluetooth LEGO controller replaces infra-red remote with your iPhone" 9to5Mac 8:01 AM
  • "Olocode Launches Device-Agnostic Contact Sharing Platform: Olocode Streamlines Contact Information Updates, while Maintaining the Human Touch" Business Wire 7:54 AM
  • "AeroPress Timer 2 - Your coffee never tasted so good" prMac 7:42 AM
  • "RuPaul's Drag Race: Dragopolis 2.0 Coming Out To The App Store Soon" prMac 7:40 AM
  • "New App Developed by Robotics Experts for Children with Special Needs" prMac 7:40 AM
  • "Smart Dresser 5.0 lets fashion lovers try on beautiful clothes elegantly" prMac 7:40 AM
Computer Industry
  • "China Probes Microsoft Over Antimonopoly Issues: Authorities Investigating Compatibility and Bundling of Windows and Office With Other Software" WSJ.com [Paid Membership Required] 7:24 AM
  • "Microsoft faces China antitrust probe" CNNMoney 7:57 AM
  • "Microsoft offices in China raided over monopoly allegations" The Verge 7:25 AM
  • "Microsoft office raid by Chinese authorities was about 'unfair trade'" Neowin 7:13 AM
  • "Microsoft investigated in China over anti-monopoly concerns" Seeking Alpha 6:44 AM
  • "Microsoft Spotlights Rise Of JD, Anti-Trust Probes" Seeking Alpha 6:44 AM
  • "Microsoft close to unveiling two new 'affordable' Windows Phones" The Verge 7:29 AM
  • "Microsoft's Cortana now integrates Foursquare results: That's what a $15 million investment buys you" The Verge 7:25 AM
  • "Microsoft and Intel's latest development board will cost you $300" Engadget 7:08 AM
  • "This Is Microsoft's New Raspberry Pi-Style Tiny Windows PC" Gizmodo 7:11 AM
  • "Sharks Cove board – Microsoft and Intel collaborate to take on Raspberry PI" SlashGear 7:33 AM
  • "Is Intel actually serious about reviving the desktop? Opinion-ish: Devil's Canyon and unlocked Pentiums are the start of it" SemiAccurate 7:22 AM
  • "Meet Intel's SoFIA, the super-cheap smartphone chip created in Singapore: The 'Smart or Feature phone with Intel Architecture' is the company's plan to bring the cost of smartphones down to as little as $50." CNET 8:04 AM
  • "A peek under the Intel Core i7 -5960X Integrated Heat Spreader" Hexus 7:34 AM
  • "Intel's Overpowered Haswell-E CPUs Are Soldered to the Heatsink, Have Best Heat Conductivity" Softpedia 7:34 AM
  • "Intel releases rare details of its custom CPUs for Oracle – and there's a lot more to come" ExtremeTech 7:08 AM
  • "Non-IBM Power8 servers to challenge Intel in 2015: PowerPC clones?" TechRadar UK 7:33 AM
  • "IBM and GlobalFoundries' chip tie-up unties/Summary: IBM and GlobalFoundries' plan to merge their chip businesses has reportedly fallen through." ZDNet 7:42 AM
  • "Nvidia hits back at AMD's Gameworks allegations" VR-Zone 7:32 AM
  • "Internet of things big security worry, says HP/Summary: HP found 25 vulnerabilities per device including everything from TVs to thermoStats to home alarms and scales." ZDNet 7:32 AM
  • "French fight the death of OpenVMS: The HP operating system still plays a role in business but faces an uncertain future" Computerworld 7:04 AM
  • "HP Brings 'Capture the Flag' Competition to Black Hat" eWeek 7:32 AM
  • "Oracle Extends Offer After Low Response From Micros Holders: Oracle Extends Offer to Aug. 15 After Only 2.5% of Shares Outstanding in Micros Have Been Tendered" WSJ.com [Paid Membership Required] 8:15 AM
  • "Oracle Reduces Stock-Option Grants to Larry Ellison: CEO Larry Ellison Granted 3 Million Options, Down From 7 Million" WSJ.com [Paid Membership Required] 6:42 AM
  • "Cisco Ships Its SDN Architecture -- Almost" Light Reading 7:33 AM
  • "UPDATE 1-Employee of Taiwan's Hon Hai found dead outside China campus - company" Reuters 7:33 AM
  • "Lithium-metal battery could boost gadget power: A lithium anode battery could mean less frequent recharging for electronics" Computerworld New Zealand 7:04 AM
Finances (Click heading for current Apple Stock price.)
Industry News
  • "Stocks: 5 things to know before the open" CNNMoney 7:57 AM
  • "Stock Market Today: Futures Higher as Aetna, Merck Top Expectations" TheStreet 7:54 AM
  • "U.S. Stock Futures Advance: Pfizer, Merck Report Better-Than-Expected Earnings" WSJ.com [Paid Membership Required] 7:59 AM
  • "Asia Markets: Japan stocks close at six-month high on upbeat earnings/Hong Kong and Shanghai stocks gain for sixth day/Japan stocks ended at their highest settlement in six months, bolstered by upbeat corporate earnings reports and a weaker currency." MarketWatch 7:59 AM
  • "Europe Markets: European stocks shrug off Russia sanctions amid solid earnings/Major red flags of the possible fallout from tougher sanctions on Russia came on Tuesday, when U.K. oil producer BP PLC warned that further economic restrictions would hurt its business. European stock markets, however, advanced against a background of solid earnings reports." MarketWatch 7:59 AM

 
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