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.
Mac OS Ken: 04.30.2010 Jobs Puts Thoughts on Flash in Open Letter / Adobe CEO Responds to the Thoughts on Flash / Adobe CTO Breaks Up with Apple Post Apple Breakup with Adobe / Gartenberg Says Adobe Needs to Show Flash Running on Shipping Mobile Devices / Guy Who Had iPhone Prototype Regrets Not Doing More to Return Phone to Owner / Apple Beats Motorola to Become Largest US-Based Phone Maker / AT and T Tells Engadget Its Still Needs Time on iPhone Tethering / 21 Percent of Gameloft Sales Are iPhone Apps / Valve Pushes Steam for Mac Until May 12 / Apple Courts Super Big Bucks of a Million Plus for Launch of iAds / Microsoft Says No Plans for Courier / TechCrunch Says HP Has Killed Its Microsoft-based Slate Project / Apple Updates Aperture with Stability Tweaks / Jobs Back on Time 100 List
Direct download: macosken100430.mp3
Category:Tech News -- posted at: 6:21am EDT

Mac OS Ken: 04.29.2010 WWDC 2010 Announced for June 7 through June 11 / Rumor Says Next iPhone to Go on Sale During WWDC / DRAMeXchange Says Next iPhone Could Spur NAND Flash Shortage / Macworld Looks at Apple Design Awards Dropping Mac Category / TUAW Looks at Apple Design Awards Dropping Mac Category / Gawker Says Option to Sue San Mateo Authorities is on the Table / San Mateo Authorities Defend Raid at Casa de Chen / Chen Hires Criminal Defense Attorney / Apple Buys Voice Search Company Siri / HP to Buy Palm / HP Exec Says Company Will Double Down on webOS / HP Says It Plans to Take webOS to Multiple Connected Devices / Microsoft/HTC IP Deal Plays Kind of Like 3G Chess / 3G iPads to Hit Streets in the States Tomorrow / AT and T Outlines 3G Plans for iPad in US
Direct download: macosken100429.mp3
Category:Tech News -- posted at: 5:54am EDT

EFF Criticizes REACT Raid on Casa de Chen / Chen Equipment Untouched as DA Weighs Application of Shiled Laws / Cops ID Guy Who Sold Gizmodo the iPhone Prototype / Wired Says Apple IDs Guy Who Sold Gizmodo the iPhone Prototype (Same Guy Tried to Sell Phone to Wired) / Enderle Talks Gizmodo Investigation and Apple / Steve Jobs to Headline D All Things Digital Conference / Apple Buys Another Small Chip Firm / ARM Sees Record Quarter on Smartphone Growth / Apple Gear Apparently Pulled from Online Discount Sellers in Japan / South Korea Lifts Ban on Personal Use of iPad / Google Exec Talks Android and Openness at the Expense of Apple / BlackBerry OS 6 to Include iPhonesque Multi Touch / Apple Updates iTunes with Stability Tweaks / UCLA Researchers Say iThings May Be Keeping You Awake
Direct download: macosken100428.mp3
Category:Tech News -- posted at: 5:54am EDT

Mac OS Ken: 04.27.2010 Gizmodo Reporter/Journalist Has Computers Seized in iPhone Prototype Investigation / Woz Talks Capricious Firing Practices for Apple / US ITC to Investigate Elan Complaint Over Multitouch Against Apple / SAI Says RIM Still Way Far Behind in Smartphone Apps / Online Ad Firm Estimates 1 Million iPads Sold / Jobs Says No Plans to Lock Mac OS X Into Apple Sanctioned Apps Only / Rhapsody for iPhone and iPod touch Gets Offline Playback / South Korean Culture Minister Commits Technical Faux Pas in iPad iBooks Demo
Direct download: macosken100427.mp3
Category:Tech News -- posted at: 5:35am EDT

Mac OS Ken: 04.26.2010

CNET Says Police Are Investigating iPhone Prototype/Gizmodo Case / iPodNN Spots Short Lived Auction of iPod Touch with Camera / Apple Hires Games Journalist Casamassina to New App Store Position / Apple Outs Digital Camera Raw Compatibility Update / Tests Show Camera Connection Kit for iPad Connects More Than Cameras / Rogers Apparently Considering Multiple Device Data Plan / Israel Lifts Ban on iPads / Apple CEO Flying on Business Again / iPhone Owns 72 Percent of Smartphone Market in Japan

Direct download: macosken100426.mp3
Category:Tech News -- posted at: 5:22am EDT

Mac OS Ken: 04.23.2010 Fnord

Correction to Share Price for ARM Holdings Fnord / ARM CEO Talks Down Apple Takeover Rumor Fnord / Gruber Reexamines the Gizmodo/iPhone Prototype Affair Fnord / Letterman Lists Top 10 Excuses for the Guy who Lost the iPhone Prototype Fnord / Do you see them Fnord / Bloomberg Wonders Over the Future of Device Field Testing at Apple Fnord / Apple Adds Maps and App Store to iPad Guided Tours Fnord / Wired Says 26 Percent of Mobile Visitors to Site Browsing on iPad Fnord / Amazon Kindle to Get Limited Retail Launch Sunday Fnord / Barnes and Noble Takes nook to Best Buy and Launches Ad Campaign Fnord / 85 Watt MagSafe Power Adapter Sees Minor Design Tweak Fnord / Apple Announces Dates for London iTunes Festival Fnord

Direct download: macosken100423.mp3
Category:Tech News -- posted at: 5:48am EDT

Mac OS Ken: 04.22.2010

Eight Firms Up Apple Targets After March Quarter Earnings Call / Broadpoint AmTech Up Apps Target on International iPhone Potential / UK Rumor Has Apple Eyeing Takeover of ARM / AT and T Activates 2-point-7 Million iPhones in 1Q / Wireless Grows While Traditional Business Shrinks for AT and T / Electronista Hears Hints of New iPhone on AT and T Conference Call / Still No Official Dates for WWDC 2010 / Adobe Abandons Future Flash CS5 to iPhone/iPod/iPad Plans / Adobe Employee Heralds Flash as Platform Agnostic Open Goodness / Apple Says Flash is Proprietary While iPhone Development is Open / Network World Profiles iPad Use in California Healthcare System / Apple Reportedly Surveying iPad Owners on Usage of the Device / Apple Updates Final Cut Server with a Couple of Fixes

Direct download: macosken100422.mp3
Category:Tech News -- posted at: 6:03am EDT

Mac OS Ken: 04.21.2010

Apple Reports Yet Another Record Breaking Quarter / Apple Confirms April 30 Release/Delivery for 3G iPads in US / iSuppli Analyst Says iPad Production Hampered by Touchscreen Bottleneck / Google CEO Says Chrome OS Machines Should Cost 400 Dollars or Less / Apple Releases New beta of iPhone OS 4 and OS 4 SDK / Apple Warns Once Again Against the Evils of Jailbreaking iThings / Enderle Makes an Interesting Point / Google Buys Start Up Started Up by Former PA Semi Peeps / Fortune Looks at the End of the Lost iPhone Affair / Macworld Has a Pass at the Lost iPhone Story / Podcast of the Apple Earnings Call Available Now on iTunes

Direct download: macosken100421.mp3
Category:Tech News -- posted at: 5:08am EDT

Mac OS Ken: 04.20.2010

Daring Fireball Says Fourth Gen iPhone Pics Are More Than Likely Legit / AP Story Says Gawker Media Paid 5K for Fourth Gen iPhone / Gizmodo IDs Apple Employee Who Lost the Fourth Gen iPhone / iLounge Lays Out the Alleged Fourth Gen iPhone Hardware / Glass Back for Alleged Fourth Gen iPhone Brings Back 2006 Ceramic Enclosure Patent / Alleged Fourth Gen iPhone Appears to Have Been Remote Wiped by Apple / Fortune Eyes Apple Stock Going Into the Apple 2Q Earnings Call / Kaufman Bros Analyst Ups Apple Target to 305 Dollars / Catch the 2Q 2010 Apple Earnings Call on the Apple Website at 2 pm PDT (5 pm EDT) / Apple Beats Google as Most Valuable Company in Silicon Valley / New 3G iPad Orders Now Shipping May 7th in US (Old Orders Still Shipping by End of April) / Apple Initiates Replacement Program for 3rd Gen iPod Shuffle Headphones / Apple Sued by SF Resident Over Liquid Sensors in iPhone / Apple Countersues and Files ITC Complaint Against Kodak / PA School System MacBook Spying Case Ramps Up Huge / Reports Say AT and T Fails iPhone Users at Coachella Music Festival / All Things D Says RadioShack Dropping Palm Pre and Pixi / Sprint Confirms RadioShack Ditching Palm Pre and Palm Pixi / NHL Launches Official NHL App (Late in the Season But Free)

Direct download: macosken100420.mp3
Category:Tech News -- posted at: 6:24am EDT

Mac OS Ken: 04.19.2010 BGR Says AT and T Blocks Employees Vacation for Probable iPhone Launch in June / iPhone OS Tops for Mobile App Developer Plans / iFixIt Dismantles a New 15 Inch MacBook Pro / New Low Risk Mac Malware Spotted by Intego / SF Bay Area Residents Most Likely to Use Apple Gear in US / GW and Cornell Join Princeton in iPad Trouble / Palm Loses One Exec and Pays More to Keep Two Others / Jobsian Email Says Next Final Cut Studio Will Be Awesome
Direct download: macosken100419.mp3
Category:Tech News -- posted at: 3:00am EDT

Goldman Sachs Looks at Adobe and Amazon and RIM and Apple in Wake of iPad / NetApplications Numbers Show iPad Equalling BlackBerry in Web Traffic / PC World Says Grey Market Ignites with International iPad Delay / Norwegian Prime Minister Runs Norway from US with iPad / Jobsian Email Says Both Models of iPad Should Launch Simultaneously Internationally / Jobsian Email Questions Sanity of One International Mac Podcaster / Orange Says It Will Have iPad Specific Data Plans for UK and Parts of Europe / T-Mobile In Talks for iPad Specific Data Plans for UK / Apple Up to Number 56 in Fortune 500 / Apple Tops Bloomberg/BW 50 Most Innovative Companies List / Google Says 38K Android Apps and Nexus One is Profitable / Sony Outsourcing Vaio to Go After HP and Apple

Direct download: macosken100416.mp3
Category:Tech News -- posted at: 6:09am EDT

Mac OS Ken: 04.15.2010

Apple Delays International iPad Launch Due to Super-Strong US Demand / Vodafone and O2 Say They Will Have Dedicated 3G Plans for iPad When It Launches  / Analysts See Good News in International iPad Delay / Munster and Cihra and Um on iPads and iPhones and Macs / Wait for New 13 Inch MacBook Pro Extended to One to Three Days / Morgan Stanley Analyst Says Own Bullish iPad Expectations May Be Conservative / Israeli Communication Ministry Confiscating Imported iPads / Apple Ships Leopard and Snow Leopard Security Update / Apple Updates MobileMe Backup with Recycling / Apple Updates 27 Inch iMac Firmware / IDC Says Apple Loses US Computer Share in First Quarter / Gartner says Apple Gains US Computer Share in First Quarter / WSJ Looks at Apparent ABC Success with iPad App

Direct download: macosken100415.mp3
Category:Tech News -- posted at: 3:00am EDT

Mac OS Ken: 04.14.2010 Apple Updates MacBook Pro Line / The Loop Compares and Contrasts Old And New MacBook Pros / Nvidia Says 320M for 13 Inch MacBook Pro a Special Design for Apple / Jobs Allegedly Defends Lack of i3 or i5 in 13 Inch MacBook Pro / New MacBook Pros Still Blu-ray Free / Mini DisplayPort on New MacBook Pros Pass Through Audio / Apple Ships Software Update for Brand New 15 and 17 Inch MacBook Pros / UBS Analyst Stoked About New MacBook Pros and a Cloudy Future / BofA/Merrill Lynch Analyst Sees Potential iPhone as Mixed Blessing for Verizon / Apple Retail Tops RetailWire/Dechert-Hampe Online Survey / Price for the Secret Crypto Wonder Badge Drops to 99 Cents
Direct download: macosken100414.mp3
Category:Tech News -- posted at: 4:56am EDT

Piper Jaffray Says Apple Owns the Kids of America / Microsoft Intros Two New Phones for Social Network Addicts / Opera Says Apple Has Approved Opera Mini Browser for iPhone and iPod touch / Report Says Minor Change to iPhone OS 4 Plist Enables Multitasking on Jailbroken iPhone 3G / NYT Makes Much Out of Little in iPad Killer Story / Computerworld Says Tablety with a Chance of Clouds / Princeton Sees Problems with iPads and Campus WiFi Network / Gruber Says Development of Next Mac OS X Takes Back Seat to iPhone OS 4 / Apple Posts Minor Snow Leopard Revision / Best Buy to Sell Barnes and Noble Nook and Push BN eReader Software on Computers and Phones / Jobs Confirms What We Already Knew In Yet Another Customer eMail


Direct download: macosken100413.mp3
Category:Tech News -- posted at: 3:16am EDT

Mac OS Ken: 04.12.2010 US DoJ Investigating Employee Non Poaching Agreements in Tech / Barclays Capital Ups Apple Target on iPhone OS 4 Potential / Financial Analysts Luke Warm to Super Bullish on iAd Potential / Research Firm Ovum Looks at iAd Plans / CNET Says No Mention of Microsoft Bing in iPhone OS 4 BETA / No Google Branding on Search Button in iPhone OS 4 BETA / Hints in iPhone OS 4 BETA Point to iChat and Second Camera for iPhone / Jobs Reportedly Cites Gruber Argument for Killing Cross Platform Compilers in iPhone App Development / Adobe Employee Makes Lewd Suggestion to Apple / New Apple Laptop References Spotted in Microcenter System / CNET Looks at Rumors and Cynicism Around Apple Laptop Line / IMS Research Says iPad to Get Half of Tablet Space and Android to Get One Fourth in 2010 / HTC Rumored to Be Considering Purchase of Palm / Bloomberg Says Palm Has Put Itself Up for Sale
Direct download: macosken100412.mp3
Category:Tech News -- posted at: 6:03am EDT

Mac OS Ken: 04.09.2010 Apple Intros iPhone OS 4 / Electronista Backs Apple Decision to Keep Multitasking Off of Some iPhones and iPod touches / New SDK Rules Appear to Ban Apps Translated from Non Approved Programming Languages / Key Feature of Adobe CS5 Likely Useless Under New iPhone Developer Rules / UBS Analyst Likes iAd and Potential for iPhone Upgrades with iPhone OS 4 / Jobs Says No Unsigned Apps for iPhone Because He Does Not Want to See an iPhone Porn Store / Apple 2Q Earnings Calls Set for April 20 / Justin Long Says Mac and PC Ads May Be Over / MacNN Cites New MacBook Pros for Next Week Rumor
Direct download: macosken100409.mp3
Category:Tech News -- posted at: 4:59am EDT

Mac OS Ken: 04.08.2010

CNET Says What Might Be at iPhone OS 4 Event Today / Why Google Might Welcome a Mobile Ad Platform From Apple / The Web Discovers AdLib Web App Framework for iPad / iSuppli Puts Apple Gross Margin on iPad Between 48 and 52 Percent / UBS Analyst Um Likes iPad Long Term and iPhone Short Term / Camera for iPad App Turns iPhone into Camera for iPad / TSA Says iPads and Other Tablet Type Devices Should Be Fine in Carry Ons Through Security / Fortune Looks at the Rules for Returning an iPad / Gartner Says Over Half of Computers for Kids to Have Touch by 2015 / Apple Authorized Reseller iStore Opening in Woking Surrey This Weekend / CNBC Hears Rumors of Possible Leveraged Buyout of Palm by Lenovo

Direct download: macosken100408.mp3
Category:Tech News -- posted at: 5:52am EDT

Apple Goes for a One Week Game Changing Hat Trick / Gizmodo Says Most Apple Stores Still Have iPads While Most Best Buys Are Sold Out / Macworld UK Staffers Mistake Stars on iPad Wallpaper for Scratches / Macworld UK Looks at WiFi Problems for iPad and Possible Fixes / TMO Says Apple Acknowledges iPad WiFi Issues / CRN Says iPad WILL Cannibalize Desktop and Laptop Sales Across the Board / Citirx Adds iPad Specific Business Apps to App Store / Electroista Pits iPad Against HP Slate / Nintendo US President Disses Apple for Games / Silicon Alley Insider Says More iPads Sold So Far Than Palm Sold Pres and Pixis Last Quarter / Palm Reportedly Nixing Current Ad Agency / Verizon CEO Says Verizon Wants iPhone / Barbs Between Two Writers and One Magazine and Apple PR 
Direct download: macosken100407.mp3
Category:Tech News -- posted at: 3:00am EDT

Apple Invites Press to Cupertino for iPhone OS 4 Preview Thursday / Apple Announces Over 300K iPads Sold on Day 1 / Munster Still Confident in iPad as Investable Theme / The Register Thinks iPad Sales Numbers from Apple an Uncharacteristic Understatement / Munster Quizes iPad Buyers on Other Tech and What They Bought / UBS Analyst Says iPad Strong Without Cannibalizing MacBook Sales / Macworld Explains USB Charging Concerns for iPad / Concerns Crop Up Over Overheating iPads / Amazon Updates Kindle App for iPad Compatibility / Silicon Alley Insider Looks at Why iBookStore will Beat Kindle on iPad / Kobo Launches eBook App for iPad / iPad Added to EMG Patent Infringement Suit Against Apple / iPhone Dev Team Member Says iPad Jailborken on Sunday / First Ever iPad Theft Reported in New Hampshire / Netflix Plans Streaming Appe for iPhone and iPod touch / Verizon Drops Palm Pre Plus to 50 Dollars and Pixi Plus to 30 / Report: TMobile to Lure iPhone Owners with Trade Ins for HD2s / Microsoft Announces Mystery Press Event ion SF Next Monday

Direct download: macosken100406.mp3
Category:Tech News -- posted at: 6:03am EDT

Mac OS Ken: 04.05.2010

Munster Revises iPad Estimates to as Many as 700K Sold / Short Unlocking Required for iPad Out of Box / Apple Posts Videos of Some Launch Day Apps for iPad / Apple Posts iPad User Guide Online / Google Points Out That It Is All Over the iPad / Photos of iPad Insides Posted to FCC Website Friday Night / iFixIt Breaks the iPad / Apple Rumored to Have Purchased Mobile Chip Designer Intrinsity / No iTunes LP and No iTunes Extras for iPad / Doctorow Says iPad Will Kill Innovation / NYT Highlights Responses to Doctorow / References to New iPod and New iPhones Spotted in iPad File System

Direct download: macosken100405.mp3
Category:Tech News -- posted at: 6:02am EDT

iPad Apps Show Up in App Store Thursday Evening / Netflix Streaming App Arrives for iPad / SAI Looks at Pricing for Early iPad Apps / Microsoft Says It Has No Plans to Build an iPad Version of Office / Apple Lists Big Name Websites That are Ready for iPad / Jobs and iPad the Cover Story of Time Magazine Next Week / CBS Starting Slow with iPad Compatible Streaming Video / Apple Offers Notes on Preparing Websites for iPad / Munster Says His Early iPad Estimates May Have Been Conservative / Apple Refunds Expedited Delivery Charge for iPad Orders / MacNN Reader Acccuses Apple of Pushing Education iPad Orders to the Back of the Line / Apple Announces MobileMe Compatibility with iPad / Woz Talks to Newsweek About the iPad / Net Applications Show Mac OS X with Highest Market Share Ever in March / ITC Investigate HTC for Possible Patent Infringement / Apple Loses Appeal for iPhone Trademark in Switzerland / iPhone Wins 2010 JD Powers Smartphone Customer Satisfaction Survey
Direct download: macosken100402.mp3
Category:Tech News -- posted at: 6:05am EDT

NYTs Pogue Reviews iPad for Techies and the Rest of Us / WSJs Mossberg Is 98 Percent Praise for the iPad / Apple Insider Sources Say Multitasking In Pre-Builds of iPhone OS 4 / Ars Techinca Looks at OS Upgrades and the iPad EULA / Apple Updates QuickTime 7 for Leopard and Windows / Apple Updates AirPort Utility and Some Base Station and Time Capsule Firmware / Apple Updates MobileMe Gallery App for iPhone and iPod touch / KPCB Doubles iFund Stake to 200 Million Dollars / Rumors Have Canada Getting the iPad on April 24 / WSJ Says AT and T Teaches Apple a Thing or Two About Wireless Networking / Greenpeace Worries Under the Cloud
Direct download: macosken100401a.mp3
Category:Tech News -- posted at: 5:30am EDT