Technology News Archive - June 16, 2012

Time Machine, Don't Move Your Desktop Without It

Often, computers and frustration seem to go hand and hand. Whether it’s because we simply cannot connect to the Internet, or because a file that should've been saved wasn't, we can all relate to each other when it comes to giving our beloved electronic devices a five-finger slap.

Happy Father's Day To All Techies

Everyone has a daddy. It’s a simple fact. To blow your mind with another great factoid, everything has a daddy as well. Something always comes from somewhere. I was just blessed enough to come from a dad who is just as big of a tech-geek as I am.

Apple, Samsung Claim More Than Half Of Global Smartphone Market

An estimated 90% of the profits earned from the worldwide smartphone market belong to just two companies, according to a new report published Friday by ABI Research.

Facebook Grilled By American Regulators Prior To IPO

In the days following Facebook's February announcement that it would be going public, the company faced a multitude of questions from federal regulators in the U.S., according to information released by the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) on Friday.

Android Tablets Expected To Lose Market Share

The overall demand for tablet computers is on the rise, and amongst most customers, the iPad's lead over rival Android systems will increase over the next several years, according to a new International Data Corporation (IDC) study released on Thursday.

PopCap, Wooga Pull Some Games From Google+

The first one went quietly, Wooga pulled its Game Monster World from the Google+ games section. This happened on May 1 with little fanfare. The absence of Bejeweled Blitz from Electronic Arts' PopCap Games this past week got a little more notice.

Apple I Sells At Auction

A working Apple I computer and a hand written note and memo from Steve Jobs sold at auction yesterday, earning a record high $374,500 for the computer and $27,500 for the note and memo.

Applesauce: All Thing Apple – June 16, 2012

Grab a chair friends and neighbors. It’s time to get cozy with a chilly bowl of Applesauce.

Word of the Day
  • A handkerchief.
  • Specifically— The legendary sweat-cloth; the handkerchief of St. Veronica, according to tradition miraculously impressed with the mask of Christ; also, the napkin about Christ's head (Johu xx. 7).
  • In general, any miraculous portrait of Christ.
The word 'sudarium' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a handkerchief'.