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: 08.31.2010

Roku Drops Prices of Set Top Boxes Ahead of Apple Event / Nintendo Announces Price Cuts for DSi Line Ahead of Apple Event / CNET Sources Say iTunes Music Previews to Get Longer / Intel Buying Infineon Technologies Wireless Division / AMD Dropping the ATI Technologies Name for Graphics Products / Apple Seeks Marketing Manager for US iBookstore / The New Yorker Gets a Bit More iPad Friendly / Toshiba Dubs Android Tablet Folio 100 / China Unicom Apparently Offering In-Store Jailbreaking of iPhone and iPad / Security Researcher Finds 9-Year-Old Vulnerability in QuickTime Player for Windows / Apple and Other Online Advertisers Sued for Patent Infringement

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Category:Tech News -- posted at: 10:52am EDT

Mac OS Ken: 08.30.2010

Microsoft Cofounder Sues Apple and 10 Other Tech Companies for Patent Infringement / Decorations Go Up on Yerba Buena Center for Wednesday Music Event / App Trackers Says App Store Passes 250k iOS Apps / iPad Now Shipping Within 24 Hours from the Apple Online Store / Apple Ends Work with Silicon Valley Design Firm / FTC Settles with PR Firm Over Questionable Reviews in App Store / Apple Staffing Up iAd Division

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Category:Tech News -- posted at: 4:37am EDT

Mac OS Ken: 08.27.2010

Wu Plays the Music Event Guessing Game / Muster Sees New iPods and Apple TV and Data Center Announcement Next Wednesday / All Things D Looks at Music Industry iTunes Wish List / Gleeecher and Co Analyst Sees New iPods and Minor Apple TV Refresh Next Week / Silicon Alley Insider Wonders if Day are Numbered for iPod Classic / HTC Answers Apple Complaints of Patent Infringement / Apple and 22 Others Sued for Patent Infringement / Netflix Brings Video Streaming App to iPhone and iPod Touch / Apple Seeds Third beta of Snow Leopard Update to Developers / China Unicom Sees Hefty Loss Despite 3G Superiority and iPhone Exclusivity / Qualcomm Job Listing Fans the Coals Under Verizon iPhone Rumors / Apple to Open First Two Retail Locations in Spain Over Next Two Weeks / Apple Updates EFI Firmware for Specific MacBook Pros / Apple Updates iWork with ePub Support for Pages and Suite-wide Fixes / Target Launches Electronics and Games Trade-in Program / iPhone Dev Team Focusing Jailbreak Efforts on iOS 4.1.x Rather Than Current Versions

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Category:Tech News -- posted at: 3:00am EDT

Mac OS Ken: 08.26.2010

Apple Invites Media to Yerba Buena Center in SF Next Wednesday / Wu Works Over Apple TV/iTV Talk / Bloomberg Says TV Focus from Apple will be Rental Agreements Not Apple TV/iTV Hardware / Munster Advises Clients to Buy Apple Shares Ahead of September Event / Sharp Says Its Tablets will Compete Against iPad Soon / iSuppli Expects Apple to Own the Tablet Space Through 2012 / IDC and ZDNet UK Spin Needham Mac Numbers Down / Apple Declines Participation in Eco-Rating of Cellphones by Partner-Carrier O2 / Mozilla Says Firefox 4 Likely to Leave PowerPC Macs Behind / Amazon Trumpets Super Kindle Sales without Supplying Numbers

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Category:Tech News -- posted at: 3:00am EDT

Mac OS Ken: 08.25.2010

Bloomberg Says Apple Working 99-cent Rental Deals for TV Shows in the States / WSJ Says Disney Closer than News Corp on Apple TV Show Rental Deal / Apple Releases Security Update for Leopard and Snow Leopard / Report Says China Unicom to Give Away Free Cases with iPhone 4s / New Nokia Smartphone Strips Features to Compete / Dell Outs Its First U-S Smartphone / RIM Buys Mobile Infrastructure Firm Cellmania / Motorola Looks to Strengthen Its App Space with Purchase of 280 North / Apple to Open Two New Retail Locations This Weekend / Electronista Compares Samsung Galaxy Tab to iPad / Samsung Releases Teaser Video of iPad Competitor Galaxy Tab / Amazon Releases Minor Update to Kindle App for iThings / Barnes and Noble Claims to Be Doing Well in Digital as Traditional Book Sales Suffer / Apple Says iTunes U Passes 300 Million Downloads in Just Over 3 Years / Sumo Association Distributes iPads to Sumo Stables

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Category:Tech News -- posted at: 3:00am EDT

Mac OS Ken: 08.24.2010

Wu Makes the Case for More iPhone Carriers in the States / Needham and Company Analyst Tracks Mac Growth in Government and Business in the US and Homes in Europe / iPad Shipping Delay Drops Again / Best Buy Plans to Beef Up Tablet Selection Heading into the Holidays / Acer Chairman Says He Expects iPad to Fall to 20 to 30 Percent Tablet Market Share Soon / News Corp Believed to be Staffing Up Its Tablet-Based News Operation / Apple Patent Describes Dual OS iMac with Touchscreen / Apple Patents Easily Blown Out of Proportion Security Tech for Mobile Devices / Engadget Says Developer Kit for Windows Phone 7 Should Be FInalized in Mid-September / Microsoft Says WinPhone 7 Developer Tools Downloaded Over 300k Times So Far / Opposition to Demolition of Jackling House Apparently Withdrawn

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Category:Tech News -- posted at: 3:00am EDT

Mac OS Ken: 08.23.2010

Apple CEO Says Fix Still Coming for iPhone 3Gs Running iOS4 / Apple Insider Says Apple Testing New iPad and New iPod Touch and New Something Else in Latest iOS beta / Analysts Kick Around 7-inch iPad Rumor / Analysts See Shorter Wait Times for iPad / Bloomberg Says BlackPad from RIM May Not Use BlackBerry OS / HP Says webOS Tablet to Hit in Early 2011 / LG Marketing Dude Says LG Optimus Will Beat the iPad in Function and Desirability / Rumor Has Google Launching Chrome OS Tablet for Holiday 2010 Sale / Forrester Sees Interest in Tablets Beyond the iPad / RIM Reportedly Eyeing Mobile Ad Network Acquisition / Apple to Shutter Quattro Wireless at the End of September / KT Hits Server Trouble on First Day of iPhone 4 Orders in South Korea / Apple Updates iTunes Terms and Conditions to Address Volume Purchase Program for Apps / iPad Magazine Subscriptions Appear Closer than Ever / Second Build of Next Snow Leopard Update Seeded to Developers / Singaporean Exec Steps Aside in Wake of Comedia del Kickback / SmileOnMyMac Shortens Name to Smile with Growing Importance of iThings

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Category:Tech News -- posted at: 3:00am EDT

Alex fills in but not very well.

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Category:Tech News -- posted at: 3:56am EDT

Mac OS Ken: 08.18.2010

Rumor has China Unicom Securing Deals to Sell iPhone 4 and iPad / More Asian Suppliers Talk Comedia del Kickback / Macworld UK Focuses on Alleged Roll of Pegatron Manager in Comedia del Kickback / Morgan Stanley Analyst Thinks iPads May Be Cannibalizing Macs / Needham and Company Analyst Says Apple iBookstore May Have Helped Amazon Kindle Business Model / Barnes and Noble Makes Nook App for iPhone and Updates iPad App / 7-Inch iPad Rumor Returns / Apple Ships Snow Leopard Graphics Update Aimed at Games / Midday Tuesday and Things Look Awful for BlackBerry Torch 9800 / End of Day Tuesday and Things Look a Bit Better for BlackBerry Torch 9800 / Microsoft Focuses on Games for Windows Phone 7 / World of Apple Looks at the Overheating iPad Class Action Suit / PA School Will Not Face Federal Charges in MacBook Spying Case / A Number of Pink Floyd Albums Disappear from Online Stores / Mac OS Ken: Live Goes Live Every Wednesday night at 10PM Eastern/7PM Pacific on UStream.tv

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Category:Tech News -- posted at: 3:38am EDT

Mac OS Ken: 08.17.2010

Munster Says Strong 4Q Guidance from Apple May Still Be Conservative / Munster Keeps Plucking the Apple HDTV Chicken / Asustek Lowers Netbook Sales Numbers Thanks to Competition from iPad / Boy Genius Report Sees Hints at CDMA iPhone and iPad II in iOS 4 Code / New Survey Finds Lots of Verizon Customers Waiting for an iPhone from Big Red / iPhone Pre-Orders for South Korea Begin 18 August for September Delivery / Former Apple Employee Pleads Not Guilty in Kickback Case / Pegatron Subsidiary May Have Participated in Kickback Scheme / Burning iPod nano Delays Japanese Commuter Train / Apple Reportedly Giving Support Forums a Social Network Spin / Sony Mocks iOS Games and Gamers in New PSP Ad / FedEx Driver Held Up by Co-Workers for Apple Deliveries / Adobe Fixes Buggy Photoshop iPad App / Adobe CEO Says His Company is Through Fighting with Apple

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Category:Tech News -- posted at: 3:05am EDT