Mac OS Ken
This is daily Apple news. Monday through Friday, Ken Ray brings commute-sized tech news to the podsphere. If it's Apple news, Apple-related news, or news related to Apple-related news, you'll hear about it here. News you'll like... this is Mac OS Ken.

iPhone Lines at Apple Stores in China: Small and Orderly

TechInAsia Says Big Lines in China Were at Carrier Stores

iPhone 6 Grey Market Still Kicking in Hong Kong

iFixIt Finds Much Familiar in New iMac

Apple Nixes Server Version of Mac mini; Drops mini Storage Cap to 1TB

Apple Pulls Mute/Orientation Toggle from iPad Air 2

Localytics: iPad 2 Still the Most Used iPad 

GTAT to Layoff 727 Workers at Mesa Plant

Apple Drops Bose from Sale In-Store and Online

Beats Promo Video Highlights Return of LeBron James to Cleveland

Rdio Adds CarPlay Support

CBS Launches Online Video Streaming Service

HBO to Launch Streaming Online Service in 2015

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Category:Tech News -- posted at: 8:07 AM

Apple Pay and iOS 8.1 Firing Up on Monday 20 October

Apple Releases OS X Yosemite

Apple Updates iWork for OS X and iOS

Apple Releases iTunes 12.0.1

Apple Intros 27-Inch Retina 5K Display iMac

Apple Intros New Mac mini

Apple Intros iPad Air 2 and iPad mini 3

Cult of Mac Deems iPad mini 3 a Ripoff

TechCrunch Says There Are Too Many iPads

Apple SIM: One iPad Cellular SIM for Multiple Carriers

Apple Offering WatchKit Coding Framework to Developers in November

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Category:Tech News -- posted at: 10:11 AM

Apple Accidentally Confirms New iPads in iBookstore 

Internal Panera Memo Indicates 20 October Apple Pay Launch

DigiTimes Expects a 12-Inch MacBook Air Today 

Outlier Possibility: An App Store Announcement for Apple TV 

Morgan Stanley Turned on by Margins and ASPs in iPhone 6 Line

Re/code Rumor Has Apple Retail Dropping Fitbit

Beats Cofounder Iovine Loves the NFL Beats Ban

AT&T Drops Beats Options for New Customers

Wil.i.am Shows Off Puls Wearable

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Category:general -- posted at: 10:17 AM

IDG Cancels 2015 Macworld Expo; Puts Show on Hiatus

Ming-Chi Kuo Lays Out Expectations for 10.16 Media Event

MacRumors Source Says Apple Shipping Mass Quantities of Something

Apple Seeks Secrecy in GTAT Bankruptcy Case

WSJ Questions GTAT COO Stock Sales

Apple to Open New Store in Scotland on 18 October

Apple to Offer Egg Freezing Benefit to Female Employees

Kaepernick Cover Logo on Beats Headphones for Post-Game Press Conference

Bono Sort of Apologizes for Gifting Songs of Innocence via iTunes

Dothraki Companion: Learn a Made-Up Language with Your iThings

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Category:Tech News -- posted at: 10:43 AM

Chinese iPhone Pre-Orders: Considering the 20-Million Possibility

Apple Announces 36 More Countries for New iPhones by End of October

Canaccord Genuity: iPhones Dominant at Top-Four U.S. Carriers

Accessory Sales Surge 43-Percent in Wake of iPhone 6 Lineup Release

Apple to Live Stream 10-16 Media Event

Apple Seeds Sixth Public Beta of Yosemite

ReCode: No Retina MacBook Air at 10-16 Media Event

Eddy The Stuff Says U2 Album Hits 26-Million Downloads and 81-Million Experiences

Interesting Info from the GTAT Bankruptcy Filings

Two New U.S. Apple Stores to Open This Week

Wil.i.am Launching Smartwatch This Week

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Category:Tech News -- posted at: 8:56 AM

Apple Barometer Shows Fair Weather Ahead

Oppenheimer Ups Apple to Outperform

Fortune: Icahn Pens Self-Serving Letter to Tim Cook

Apple Bear Respectfully Bashes Icahn Letter

UBS Analyst Bullish on Apple (But Not as Bullish as Icahn)

Walgreens Memo Indicates 18 October Apple Pay Launch

GTAT Says Oppressive and Burdensome Apple Deal Led to Bankruptcy

Bankruptcy Judge to Consider GTAT Request to Close Plants This Wednesday

Bose and Beats Bury the Hatchet

SF QB Fined $10K for Wearing Beats by Dre

More NFL Players Ignore Beats Ban

Apple Tops Interbrand List for Second Year in a Row

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Category:Tech News -- posted at: 9:47 AM

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Category:Tech News -- posted at: 9:00 AM

- Apple Confirms Press Event on Thursday 16 October 

- IDC Says Mac Cracks Top-Five PCs Worldwide for First Time Ever 

- comScore Shows iPhone as Top Smartphone in the States Before iPhone 6 

- CNBC: People Saving on Traditional Goods to Spend More on Tech 

- Gruber Thinks Storage May Be to Blame for iOS 8 Adoption Slowdown

- Apple Calls GTAT Bankruptcy Decision Surprising 

- Apple Publishes HomeKit Specs for Manufacturers 

- Fitbit: No Plans to Work with Apple HealthKit 

- Engadget: Ways to Make Fitbit Work with Apple Health App 

- Working Apple 1 Up for Auction This Month 

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Category:Tech News -- posted at: 10:24 AM

- Notes from Two Apple Bulls 

- Piper Jaffray: Teens Tepid on Apple Watch 

- UBS Models a Future for GTAT Without Sales to Apple 

- KGI Analyst: GTAT Bankruptcy Should Not Affect Apple Watch Production 

- UBS Models a Future for GTAT Without Sales to Apple 

- KGI Analyst: GTAT Bankruptcy Should Not Affect Apple Watch Production 

- WSJ Questions 8 September Sale of GTAT Stock by Company CEO

- Developer Reportedly Finds Apple Pay Setup Screen Buried in iOS 8.1 beta 

- Apple Opening New Stores in Italy and Massachusetts and Connecticut on 11 October

- AAA: Siri Less Safe Than In-Dash Menu Navigation

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Category:Tech News -- posted at: 9:31 AM

The Michael Report Spills the Alleged Beans on the Next iPad Air

iMore: New iPhones Launching in India on 17 October

Apple Numbers Shows iOS 8 Adoption Slowing to a Trickle

The Safe Mac Says Mac Botnet Malware Spreading via Pirated Software

GTAT Files for Chapter 11 Bankruptcy Protection

GTAT CEO Issues Upbeat Note on Chapter 11 Filing

Fate of GTAT Mesa Sapphire Facility in Question 

Samsung 3Q Profit Falls 60-Percent Thanks in Part to Apple Competition

Apple and City of Cupertino Post Official Spaceship Campus Progress Pic

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Category:Tech News -- posted at: 10:03 AM