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MacSurfer's Archive: Monday, April 1, 2013
 

 

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Friday Highlights: Larger, faster iPhone 6 models instrumental in giving Apple a "bigger slice of the smartphone pie", says WSJ; new iPhones eating iPad sales according to new stats, and as CNNMoney is reporting, iPads won't be landing in many Christmas stockings this year; Rene Ritchie at iMore believes convenience is killer feature of Apple Watch; Ars Technica reviews iWork '14 for OS X and iOS, says Apple has yet to take the suite to the next level; need a good screencasting app for OS X, have a look at Macworld's review of ScreenFlow 5; IBM's report on retail sales this holiday season have iOS leading Android in mobile shopping; UK's Telegraph reporting Apple dominates 2014 searches; from DigiTimes IC designers saying chip orders for iPhones slowing down; iOS 8/8.1 now installed on two-thirds of iDevices; Macworld UK reviews iOS 8 calling it a "must-have update" so long as your iDevice is powerful enough.

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Apple/Macintosh
  • "Is Apple Doomed Without a New Product? Analysts say that Apple needs a new product to bolster investor support. Clearly they don't understand how the company operates."  PC Magazine 8:31 AM
  • "Apple gov't rep says next two iPhones were designed under Steve Jobs" AppleInsider 3:36 PM
  • "Samsung: We could end up owing Apple more than $1.05B/How could the press get the effect of a judge's high-profile ruling so wrong?" Fortune 8:30 AM
  • "Samsung: An Apple Follower" TheStreet 8:49 AM
  • "Apple CEO Tim Cook Apologizes For Warranty Policies" Business Insider 10:23 AM
  • "Apple CEO apologizes to China over warranties, offers fixes: Apple's chief executive apologizes to Chinese customers, promising change to its warranty service in the region." CNET News 11:33 AM
  • "Apple CEO apologizes to Chinese consumers, revamps service" Reuters 4:10 PM
  • "Apple CEO Tim Cook Apologizes for China Warranty Policies" WSJ.com [Paid Membership Required] 11:33 AM
  • "Apple CEO Tim Cook announces changes to warranty policies, apologizes to customers in China following smear campaign" 9 to 5 Mac 11:35 AM
  • "Apple CEO Tim Cook responds to Chinese media, promises better service" Ars Technica 11:30 AM
  • "Apple to China: 'Sorry!'/But will China stop its attacks?" The Atlantic 3:33 PM
  • "Will Apple's Apology To China Be Enough To Fix Things?" ReadWrite 3:32 PM
  • "Pressured by China, Apple Apologizes for Warranty Policies" New York Times [Free/Paid Registration Required] 9:47 PM
  • "Tim Cook issues an apology to Apple's Chinese customers" Fortune 11:33 AM
  • "Tim Cook Bows To China - Report" Forbes 9:48 PM
  • "Apple CEO Cook Apologizes for China IPhone Warranties" Bloomberg 11:41 AM
  • "Chinese media slam Apple's 'arrogance': In a series of editorial spanning a week, state-owned newspaper People's Daily criticizes Apple's discriminatory policies and arrogance toward Chinese consumers. Other local media note the significance of this heavy focus." ZDNet 8:32 AM
  • "Beijing's Bite of the Apple: China's harassment of the tech giant is about controlling information."  WSJ.com [Paid Membership Required] 6:29 PM
  • "Apple of Discord in China" New York Times [Free/Paid Registration Required] 11:30 AM
  • "China consumer group demands Apple offer 2-year iPad warranties" GigaOM 10:07 AM
  • "You Still Can't Resell Your iTunes Songs, Court Rules" AllThingsD 3:56 PM
  • "Judge denies right to resell iTunes songs, digital media still protected under copyright laws" AppleInsider 4:15 PM
  • "MP3 resale violates copyright law, court rules: A judge sides with Capitol Records in the lawsuit between the record company and ReDigi: ruling that MP3s can only be resold if granted permission by copyright owners." CNET News 9:47 PM
OS X
News
  • "Apple Issues First Beta of OS X 10.8.4 to AppleSeed Members" MacRumors 6:26 PM
  • "Apple begins seeding first OS X 10.8.4 beta to testers" 9 to 5 Mac 6:31 PM
  • "First beta of OS X 10.8.4 made available to developers" MacNN 8:28 PM
  • "Prank crashes iMessages" TUAW 11:33 AM
  • "NetMarketShare: Mac OS X down, iOS up in February market share" AppleDailyReport 8:58 AM
  • "Mailbird, A Sparrow-Like Client For Windows, Is Making Email A Platform, Not Just An Application" ["Mailbird works on Windows XP, Vista, 7 and Windows 8 (desktop not tablet). Plans to extend to other platforms – yes, including Mac – are in the works."] TechCrunch 9:49 AM
AppleCare/Troubleshooting
  • "OS X 10.8.3 forces discrete GPU use in 2010 MacBook Pros: The latest graphics-related problem in the mid-2010 MacBook Pro results in persistent use of the discrete graphics card and lower battery lives." MacFixIt 4:15 PM
Reviews/How-To/Tips
  • "Protect and Recover Your Data With Disk Drill Pro" Mactuts+ 8:57 AM
  • "Preparing audiobooks for the road" Macworld 8:52 AM
  • "How To Replace The Mac's Display Menu With Something That Does More, Does It Better, And Does It Faster" McSolo 8:22 AM
  • "AppleScripting Microsoft Outlook > Announce New Emails By Voice" TUAW 9:27 AM
  • "Turn on hidden Siri feature in OS X 10.8.3 Stickies" Mac OS X Hints 9:43 AM
  • "Until Apple Changes How We Listen To Music, Again, Get Your Music Fix From Music Pub" Mac 360 8:22 AM
  • "2 Ways To Manage All But The Most Popular Cloud Storage Solutions On A Mac" BohemianBoomer 8:23 AM
  • "How You Can Clean Your Mac's Memory With A Click (and why you might want to– or not)" Mac 360 8:22 AM
  • "Try The Clever New Way To Keep Files Organized And Apps Ready To Launch With A Click" NoodleMac 8:22 AM
  • "How To Add Harmony, Tranquility, And Big Fat Goldfish To Your Mac Life" TeraTalks 7:46 AM
Op/Ed
  • "The Brushed Metal Diaries: Et Tu, iTunes?" 512 Pixels 9:11 AM
Press Releases
  • "HyperSwitch Makes Task-Switching Faster, Brings Windows-Like App Previews to the Mac" Lifehacker 8:49 AM
  • "Free online Automator training workshops for educators, business professionals, and training staff. Guided course materials, with instructor notes, demonstrate how to use Automator in OS X to create digital content and books for the internet, mobile devices, and computers." MacOSXAutomation 7:45 AM
General Interest/Potpourri
  • "Apple Gets Siri-ous, Posts 12 Siri-Related Job Openings" Fast Company 10:13 PM
  • "Apple looks to be amping up Siri: The software giant posts several job openings to work with its speech recognition personal assistant that will 'help build out new areas of expertise for Siri.'" CNET News 10:12 PM
  • "Streaming radio may be the next frontier for Apple's music efforts" TUAW 6:22 PM
  • "Apple will launch iRadio streaming service this summer, report claims" Digital Trends 8:26 AM
  • "Semi-official 'Apple Refurb' eBay store closed: Offered better deals than official refurb outlet" MacNN 8:26 AM
  • "Has Apple's Purported Refurbished Outlet On eBay Gone Out Of Business?" App Advice 8:57 AM
  • "Tim Cook High School yearbook photos reveal Apple CEO was voted 'most studious' two years running" TUAW 8:32 AM
  • "On Apple's Birthday, A Brief History Of Computing" NPR 1:53 PM
  • "Happy 37th Birthday Apple!" MacTrast 9:11 AM
  • "Happy 37th birthday, Apple" TUAW 1:53 PM
  • "Now With 3 Million New Users, Google Reader's Heir Apparent Feedly Relaunches On iOS & Android, Reveals How It Plans To Make Money" TechCrunch 11:37 AM
  • "The Great Apple Challenge - Round 5: The Mac: The Apple computer that ignited the PC revolution/Are you the Mac daddy? Do you know your Macintosh IIci from your Macintosh Quadras? Test your knowledge here." Macworld UK 8:53 AM
  • "A Siri for advertising: These mobile ads talk back to you" GeekWire 9:11 AM
  • "The Great Apple Challenge - Round 4: Everything iOS/You probably own an iOS device, but how much do you know about the history of the iPad, iPhone and iPod?" Macworld UK 8:53 AM
  • "The Great Apple Challenge - Round 3: Apple Through the Years/How clued up are you on Apple's history? Do you know your Pippins from your QuickTakes?" Macworld UK 8:53 AM
  • "The Great Apple Challenge - Round 2: Apple Alumni: Woz, Ive, Cook and Co/As Tim Cook keeps reminding us, there are a lot of good people at Apple. But how much do you know about them?" Macworld UK 8:53 AM
  • "The Great Apple Challenge - Round 1: The Life and Times of Steve Jobs/Do you know everything there is to know about Apple's superstar co-founder Steve Jobs?" Macworld UK 8:53 AM
  • "Rumor: Reports In China Say Two More Foxconn Workers Jumped" Kotaku 9:08 AM
  • "Job cuts at Foxconn reportedly prompt worker to jump from Shenzhen factory roof" AppleInsider 9:08 AM
  • "Foxconn, media make conflicting claims about Shenzhen jumpers" Electronista 9:42 AM
  • "Report: Foxconn Worker Jumps From Factory Roof Amidst Job Cuts" PC Magazine 12:03 PM
  • "HD Voice Will Start Coming to AT&T Later This Year" AllThingsD 7:41 PM
  • "HD Voice coming to AT&T later this year, an exec reveals" CNET News 7:50 PM
  • "AT&T to offer iPhone 5-compatible HD Voice later this year" AppleInsider 7:51 PM
  • "Apple may have to pull Pokerstars iOS app" GoMo News 10:25 AM
  • "Apples: Cider company uses tech giant's product launches as inspiration for new TV ad" Digital Trends 8:49 AM
Non-Apple News
  • "Lenovo Invents Flex-Display Functionality for Smartphones" Patent Bolt 1:05 PM
  • "Saudi Arabian Government Mulls Ban Of WhatsApp, Skype And Viber Over Regulatory Requirements" TechCrunch 8:42 AM
  • "Don't lie down on this computer-parts carpet: Federico Uribe's whimsical electronic-parts carpet takes you on a ride in repurposing objects. Just keep your Roomba away." CNET News 8:36 AM
Publications/Podcasts
  • "iMore show 343: Mobile Nations at GDC 2013" iMore 8:28 PM
  • "Podcast: Why the digital age needs an effective content licensing strategy" GigaOM 8:58 AM
Hardware/Software
  • "Apple's 'iPad Mini' Trademark Application Initially Denied, but Resolution Should Be Simple" MacRumors 9:26 AM
  • "Apple denied trademark for 'merely descriptive' iPad mini name: What's in a name? Nothing says the US patent office" TechRadar UK 8:25 AM
  • "US Trademark Office says the 'mini' in iPad mini is 'merely descriptive': Apple has until July 24 to modify its trademark application and resubmit." Ars Technica 10:26 AM
  • "Apple denied trademark protection for 'iPad mini'" The Register 3:38 PM
  • "iPhone Patent Filing Could Put Apple Back at the Top of the Cell Phone Food Chain" Benzinga 8:24 AM
  • "Apple loses bid to trademark yet another word: You can say 'mini' without getting sued" TechEye 8:42 AM
Price Trackers/Deals
  • "Laminar Image Editor For iPhone Is Temporarily Available For Free (Normally $1.99)" Apple Sliced 8:24 AM
  • "Hackycat For iPhone and iPad Is Free Right Now (Previously $0.99)" Apple Sliced 8:24 AM
  • "Buster Spirits For iPhone and iPad Is Free Today (Was $1.99)" Apple Sliced 8:24 AM
  • "Mac mini Prices & Sales" MacPrices 7:43 AM
  • "13" MacBook Pro Prices & Sales" MacPrices 7:43 AM
  • "Apple MacBook Air Prices Closeout, Refurbished & Used -$590 To$1,879 -Best Deals, Reviews & Information" MacReviewZone 1:51 PM
  • "Mac mini Prices -$480 To $1,099 -The Best Mac mini Deals, Reviews And Information" MacReviewZone 1:50 PM
  • "iPod Shuffle Prices... 20% Off... The Best iPod Deals, Reviews And Information" MacReviewZone 1:50 PM
  • "PadGadget Daily App Deal – 7 iPad Apps on Sale" PadGadget 9:12 AM

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Reviews/How-To/Tutorials/Tips
Reviews
  • "The Great Equalizer: Apple, Android & Windows Tablet GPUs Compared using GL/DXBenchmark 2.7" AnandTech 9:10 AM
  • "Review of Roku 3: Could It Kill Cable and Satellite TV?" Forbes 8:37 AM
  • "Review: Moshi's VersaCover Origami for iPad mini is versatile and elegant" Macworld 8:52 AM
  • "Review: iStabilizer Dolly creates smooth, stable tracking shots with your phone or camera" Macworld 8:53 AM
  • "A Dock That Turns an iPhone Into a Snoozing Alarm Clock" New York Times [Free/Paid Registration Required] 6:33 PM
  • "Denon Music Maniac AH-D340 headphones review" AppleTell 9:08 AM
  • "Review: The Musubo Retro Case for iPhone 5 - Old School Can be Stylish" MacTrast 6:51 PM
  • "RadTech RadSleevz for iPad mini" iLounge 3:40 PM
  • "Musubo Hypergrip case for iPhone 5 review" AppleTell 9:28 AM
iPad/iPhone/iPod touch Apps
  • "RadarCast for iOS review: A great app for tracking weather conditions" CNET Reviews 9:45 PM
  • "Reminder+ for iPhone review" iMore 9:45 PM
  • "Instant Heart Rate: A Cool Way to Track Your Ticker" MacNewsWorld 9:11 AM
  • "Vizible for iOS lets you view photos shared on Twitter nearby" The Next Web 8:41 AM
  • "Quadstreaker is a scratch map for iPhone that records where you've been with brightly colored squares" The Next Web 8:32 AM
  • "Hands-On With The Week's Top Apps" Mashable 8:30 AM
  • "Ultimate iPad Guide: Utility and Tools Apps for Architects" Architosh 8:20 AM
  • "Ever Wonder What You Look Like To An Animal? Animal Eye Shows You" Best App Site 7:46 AM
  • "The Best Way To Cook Is With The Photo Cookbook, Your iPhone, And A Glass Of Wine" Mac 360 7:44 AM
  • "Review: Girls Like Robots is a charming, challenging puzzler with a quirky storyline" Macworld 8:52 AM
  • "Appidemic: Hero Academy for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch" AppleTell 9:08 AM
  • "Run, Jump, And Splode Your Way Through The Chaos In Ms. Splosion Man" App Advice 6:26 PM
  • "Lie Swatter Review" Mac|Life 6:31 PM
  • "Hakitzu: Code of the Warrior Review/For a game about teaching others, Hakitzu could use a few lessons." 148Apps 9:10 AM
  • "Ark of the Ages Review" 148Apps 1:52 PM
How-To/Tutorial
  • "How To Setup SSH Access On iOS & Change Default Password" AddictiveTips 12:01 PM
Tips
  • "Secret iOS Gestures: Get Rid Of Pesky Notifications On The Fly [iOS Tips] Cult of Mac 3:40 PM
  • "How to price your apps, sell them, and earn a living" iMore 10:27 AM
  • "Enable HDR & Grid Mode For iPhone Front Camera" AddictiveTips 10:19 AM
  • "PadGadget's iPad Tips: Calendar Setup and Syncing" PadGadget 10:07 AM
Analysis/Commentary/Editorial/Opinion
  • "Samsung and Sprint dim iPhone 5's launch-sales glow" BetaNews 7:50 PM
  • "Court Ruling Says Reselling iTunes Songs is Illegal" Mac|Life 7:50 PM
  • "Study: 'Phablets' a fad, iPhone screen sizes most popular" Electronista 6:33 PM
  • "Tim Cook eats necessary crow, apologizes to China/State media: Apple 'greedy' and 'incomparably arrogant'" The Register 7:38 PM
  • "Apple Takes Chinese Approach & Apologizes for Warranty Practices" The Mac Observer 7:36 PM
  • "China Has a Way Better iPhone Warranty Than America to Go with Its Apology from Apple" The Atlantic Wire 4:32 PM
  • "Apple to China Consumers: Sorry if We're 'Arrogant'" Associated Press 4:29 PM
  • "Why Apple had to apologize to China" MarketWatch 1:52 PM
  • "Apple Canada Authorized Reseller shuts its doors as Apple shows little interest in it rural customers" AppleDailyReport 1:05 PM
  • "MacBook Pro makes unintended cameo during Game of Thrones premiere" Network World 12:00 PM
  • "Holding Apple to a Higher Standard -Solving Texting While Driving" Tech.pinions 11:11 AM
  • "The Macalope Special Edition: Fools of the Year" Macworld 9:43 AM
  • "The case for Apple slowing down, rather than speeding up" iMore 9:10 AM
  • "It's time to cut cable's cord" ["While I'm hesitant to buy more hardware, an AppleTV could be an option. We could use its AirPlay feature to stream video and Web content to the TV from the iPad or our Macs, but that would be a $99 expenditure. It would also give us the option of using the iTunes Store to watch content that might not be available through Amazon."] Houston Chronicle 9:09 AM
  • "Understanding App Store Pricing — Part 1" Jury.me 9:09 AM
  • "Do iOS users really want mobile web applications?" ZDNet 9:09 AM
  • "Technologies you may see in future Macs, part 1: 5G Wi-Fi" AppleDailyReport 8:21 AM
  • "What Apple Does To Win. What Samsung Does To Win. And What's Different About Each" Mac 360 8:20 AM
  • "Streaming Subscription Music vs. Own And Store Your Own Music On Your Mac, iPhone, or iPad" PixoBebo 8:20 AM
  • "Thoughts on the Apple iPhone 5 camera" Ming Thein 7:46 AM
Non-Apple
  • "The Future Of Windows Phone May Be In The Budget Category" BGR 3:47 PM
  • "An in-depth analysis of Sony's Playstation 4 (PS4)" TG Daily 3:38 PM
  • "Why I'm Logging Off For April Fool's Day" Forbes 8:36 AM
Humor/Cartoons
  • "Breaking: Apple to unveil new iPhone 5S, 5N, and Air at WWDC" InfoWorld 3:31 PM
  • "1Password 4 for Mac delayed so AgileBits team can focus on refreshing WWDC announcement page" AgileBits 1:51 PM
  • "Introducing the Apple iWatch [Humor] iClarified 11:35 AM
  • "Apple's iWatch Is Actually Just A Wrist Band That Attaches To Your iPhone, iPad" TechCrunch 9:25 AM
  • "iPad nano Fills Micro-Tablet Niche For Apple" BYTE 9:10 AM
  • "iCloud for Families Debuts" TidBITS 8:51 AM
  • "Dropbox to Become iOS File System for Real?" TidBITS 8:51 AM
  • "Mac Pro Replaced by Mac Prime" TidBITS 8:51 AM
  • "Twitter Announces 'Twttr' — Will Start Charging $5 A Month If You Want To Tweet Using Vowels" TechCrunch 8:42 AM
  • "Google and Microsoft trade insults for April Fools" The Verge 8:44 AM
  • "Google Revolutionizes Its Email Service by Introducing Gmail Blue" Mashable 8:28 AM
  • "Google Nose Harnesses Your Sense of Smell for Search" Mashable 8:28 AM
  • "Apple's and Microsoft's secret pact for tech domination: 15 years ago, Steve Jobs and Bill Gates agreed to let Apple own the client and Microsoft the back end to thwart antitrust probes, newly discovered emails say" InfoWorld 8:27 AM
  • "Apple to bottle, sell scent of Steve Jobs: Apple's Jonathan Ive, a team of specialist perfume designers and the sweet smell of apples" Macworld UK 8:25 AM
  • "First Device to Receive a O out of 10 Repairability Score" iFixit 8:18 AM
  • "Apple to Bring Back the Floppy Disk" MacNews Blog 7:45 AM
  • "Announcing Storage Doubler for iPhone" Amsys 7:44 AM
Press Releases/Products/Public Relations
  • "Amplify Your iPhone 5's Sound Without Speakers" Mashable 7:51 PM
  • "Reeder for iPad and Mac is now free" TUAW 6:26 PM
  • "Preview BlackBerry 10 on your iPhone, Android device" CNET 4:14 PM
  • "Reeder developer promises further development post-Google Reader" Macworld 3:48 PM
  • "Nuance launches 'Voice Ads' platform to bring a Siri-like experience to mobile advertising" 9 to 5 Mac 3:39 PM
  • "Nuance Brings Siri-like Experience to Mobile Advertising" MacTrast 3:39 PM
  • "Playboy Finally Comes To The iPhone... Without Nudity?" Cult of Mac 12:02 PM
  • "Forecast is bright for weather app RadarCast" USA Today 10:25 AM
  • "The ChargeCard: a credit card-sized iPhone USB cable" iDownload Blog 9:09 AM
  • "Enable HDR Mode On iPhone For Front Facing Camera" Redmond Pie 9:07 AM
  • "WeatherIcon Updated For iOS 6, Adds Live Weather Forecast On The Stock Weather Icon And Status Bar" Redmond Pie 9:07 AM
  • "Enable Background Audio Playback For Videos On iOS 6 With BgVideo" AddictiveTips 9:07 AM
  • "Match-Three Meets Tower Defense In Magical Puzzle Game Monster Defense" App Advice 8:58 AM
  • "The MUG Event Calendar for the Week of April 1: Scanning, Key iPad Apps, High Tech Gadgets, and Macworld/iWorld" The MUG Center 8:54 AM
  • "MacDock: The Minimal Dock For MacBook Pro Including Retina" MacPrices 8:20 AM
  • "Annoy Sleepy Uncle Mike in Addictive Arcade Romp Couch Terror Today" prMac 12:02 PM
  • "CarusoApps Releases iLineup HD 2.0 for iOS" prMac 10:19 AM
  • "Meal of Fortune! for iPhone" prMac 9:28 AM
  • "Lovely New Room Decoration Game For Girls For iPhone or iPad" prMac 8:18 AM
  • "Battle your way to save the World with Heroes Battle Plus on iOS" prMac 8:18 AM
  • "Tribe Survival - Brand New iOS game - Dice and Role Play Category" prMac 8:18 AM
  • "Going Bananas has Never Been this Fun" prMac 8:18 AM
  • "Introducing iMixPlayer HD - World's First Multitrack Media Player" prMac 8:18 AM
  • "Slow Shutter! 1.0 for iOS - Long Exposure Camera - Free for Few Days" prMac 8:18 AM
Computer Industry
  • "Only One Good Outcome for Dell" Forbes 9:34 AM
  • "Blackstone's Dell Bid May Ultimately Prevail" TheStreet 11:15 AM
  • "Michael Dell lays out his plan" Fortune 3:48 PM
  • "Dell's Depressing Proxy Makes Analysts Cringe" AllThingsD 11:15 AM
  • "Michael Dell — Opportunist Without Loyalty" 24/7 Wall St. 10:18 AM
  • "Michael Dell Said to Consider Blackstone LBO Only With CEO Guarantee" Bloomberg 8:54 AM
  • "Report: Michael Dell Demands CEO Guarantee in Blackstone LBO" FOXBusiness 8:48 AM
  • "Michael Dell's Contract in Buyout Would Pay $950,000 Salary" WSJ Blogs 8:48 AM
  • "Dell's Poisonous Culture Is Sinking Its Ship -- and Raises Questions for Potential Buyers" Forbes 3:39 PM
  • "Dell faces some unpleasant home truths" TG Daily 9:25 AM
  • "Dell says PC business in danger from poor Windows 8 sales, low revenue" The Verge 10:57 AM
  • "Dell proxy lays out damned-if-we-do, damned-if-we-don't quandary" GigaOM 1:52 PM
  • "Windows 8 Climbs to 3 Percent of OS Market/Windows 8 is slowly but surely climbing up the desktop OS rankings, according to new statistics from Net Applications. The OS to beat: Windows 7." eWeek 8:29 PM
  • "Windows 8 Momentum Sputters: Windows 8 keeps gaining users but its growth is losing steam. With Windows Blue and new hardware still months off, Microsoft's newest OS isn't likely to rebound right away." InformationWeek 4:10 PM
  • "Amazon reviews show users like Windows 8 more than Vista (but nothing compares to Windows 7)" Digital Trends 4:15 PM
  • "Windows 8 slowly gains market share traction, analysis shows" PCWorld 10:56 AM
  • "Vringo proceeds from Microsoft could be around $71M, says Maxim" The Fly On The Wall 9:34 AM
  • "Microsoft Takes Over #6 Spot From General Electric" Forbes 8:30 PM
  • "AMD Closes Lone Star Campus Deal" Zacks 11:14 AM
  • "AMD's Steamroller might be a year early" TechEye 9:42 AM
  • "Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. (NYSE:AMD) Says NVIDIA Corporation (NASDAQ:NVDA) is bitter about PlayStation 4" Crazy Joys 9:41 AM
  • "Hewlett-Packard Company: What HP Is Aiming With Project Moonshot" iStockAnalyst 9:41 AM
  • "Intel approached Nvidia's CEO" TG Daily 11:11 AM
  • "Intel Fights Against Wall Street By Investing In The Future" Seeking Alpha 8:46 AM
  • "Intel, ARM to developing financial security platforms" DigiTimes 9:06 AM
Finances (Click heading for current Apple Stock price.)
Apple News
  • "Q2 FY13 Earning Release: Apple plans to conduct a conference call to discuss financial results of its second fiscal quarter on Tuesday, April 23, 2013 at 2:00 p.m. PT / 5:00 p.m. ET. A link to the audio webcast will be provided at a later date." Apple Investor Relations 6:34 PM
  • "Apple to reveal Q2 2013 earnings on April 23: The company will discuss its second-quarter 2013 financial performance later this month, as part of a scheduled earnings release and conference call." CNET News 6:52 PM
  • "Apple earnings in three weeks: everything depends on iPhone and iPad sales" VentureBeat 6:51 PM
  • "Apple Stock May Have Hit Bottom" Barron's 4:29 PM
  • "Fidelity Contrafund's Danoff cuts Apple stake by 10 pct" Reuters 9:52 AM
  • "Apple's largest active shareholder cuts stake by 10%" AppleInsider 9:51 AM
  • "Apple down, BlackBerry up: The new normal?" CNNMoney 12:13 PM
  • "Apple: Major Concerns Overstated And More Than Priced In" Seeking Alpha 10:07 AM
  • "Vote Now! Apple vs. General Electric—Which One Should Win?" CNBC 8:31 AM
Industry News
  • "Asia Markets: Japan stocks slide while Australia trades up/Asian stocks were trading mixed Tuesday with the Japanese market sharply underperforming due to a stronger yen, while the Australian market was modestly higher ahead of the Reserve Bank of Australia's policy decision." MarketWatch 8:48 PM
  • "Tech Stocks: Apple leads tech slump; eBay, BlackBerry rise/CEO Tim Cook issues apology for customer-service issues in China" MarketWatch 3:32 PM
  • "Stock rally stalls on weak manufacturing data" CNNMoney 4:11 PM
  • "S&P Pulls Away from Record High on Weak Data" FOXBusiness 12:29 PM
  • "Stocks: Starting from a peak" CNNMoney 10:18 AM
  • "Cisco Systems Price Target Increased to $25.00 by Analysts at UBS AG (CSCO)" People's Post 9:39 AM
  • "Dividend Yield Vs. Dividend Growth: Intel & Microsoft" Seeking Alpha 9:34 AM
  • "US STOCKS-Wall Street set for flat open after S&P's closing high" Reuters 8:48 AM
  • "EBay gains lead early tech trading activity" MarketWatch 8:47 AM
  • "Intel shares fall on JMP downgrade" MarketWatch 10:21 AM
  • "Most active Nasdaq-traded stocks: Nasdaq's 10 most active stocks at the close of trading" Associated Press 8:30 PM
  • "Final Glance: Computer companies/Computer companies shares mixed at the close of trading" Associated Press 8:30 PM
  • "Midday Glance: Computer companies/Computer companies shares down at 1 p.m." Associated Press 12:30 PM

 
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