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: 10.29.2010

IDC Says Apple Now Fourth Largest Phone Maker in the World / Apple Online Store in China Reportedly Sells Out of iPhone 4s in 10 Hours / Apple Pulls Placeholder for White iPhone 4 Offline / Adobe Finds Critical Flaws for the Mac and Other Operating Systems in Flash Player as Well as Adobe Reader and Acrobat / Apple 10-K Shows Increase in Full-Time Employees and Expected Decrease in Margins / Apple Increases Dollars Spent on Advertising in FY2010 / Verizon and A T and T Start In-Store iPad Sales / Apple Updates iTunes Terms and Conditions to Clarify Rules Around Rented Content / Apple Updates Logic Pro and Logic Express / Apple Releases Two Firmware Updates for Mid-2010 Mac Pro / TSA Says 11-Inch MacBook Air Can Stay in Bag Through Security / Angry Birds Halloween Edition Hits One-Million Downloads in Six Days / Apple Overtakes Microsoft in Quarterly Revenue

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Category:Tech News -- posted at: 5:22am EDT

Mac OS Ken: 10.28.2010

SecureMac Spots Critical Mac OS X Trojan Horse in the Wild / Intego Says Risk Around New OSX Trojan is Low Rather Than Critical / Apple to Fix Locked iPhone Security Flaw with November iOS Update / Spotify Says It Is Not for Sale / Entry-Level MacBook Air Shipping Time Slips a Couple of Days / Apple Selling Unlocked and Contract-Free iPhones in Germany / Rumor Has Apple Working on Embedded Multi-Carrier SIM-Cards for iPhones / Far East Report Says Both Foxconn and Pegatron Set to Build CDMA iPhone 4 Soon / SAI Hears Talk of a Secret Special Developer Event in CA Next Week / Apple Reportedly Locking Down iTunes Connect for Third Week of November / Acer Expected to Unveil Android-Tablets in NYC on 23 November / Verizon and Sprint/Nextel and T-Mobile and Best Buy All Set to Sell Samsung Galaxy Tab / Strategy Analytics Says Carrier Subsidies Could Give Significant Boost to Tablet Sales / ABC News App Adds Features with 2010 US Election Theme

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Category:Tech News -- posted at: 5:47am EDT

Mac OS Ken: 10.27.2010

Apple Opens Online Retail Store in China and Makes App Store Accessible in Simplified Chinese / Apple Adds Gift-Wrap Service and Laser Engraving Options to iPads Ordered Online / Apple Updates Apple Store App for iPhone / Reuters Says Apple Pushes White iPhone 4 to Spring of 2011 / Latest PRO Kit Update Kills Soundtrack 1.5 / Amazon Releases Windowshop Shopping App for iPad / Greenpeace Lowers Apple Ranking in Latest Greener Electronics Guide / Barens and Noble Nook Color is Part eReader and Part Tablet / Barrons Reporter Savitz Says Sony Spikes Thanks to a Misunderstanding of Savitz / TechCrunch Says Apple and Spotify in Early Acquisition Discussions / The Gleach Wants Apple to Buy Netflix / Mac OS Ken: Live is Live Each Wednesday - 10PM EDT/7PM PDT on UStream.tv

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Category:Tech News -- posted at: 4:59am EDT

Mac OS Ken: 10.26.2010

Bernstein Analyst Wants Apple to Pay Dividends and Not Buy Something Stupid / Security Flaw Gives Busybodies Access to Info on Locked iPhones / Some Users See Trouble Upgrading to iPhoto 11 / Apple Inks Deal with Unisys to Support Business and Government Sales and Services / Apple Seeds Ninth beat of Snow Leopard Update to Developers / PBS Launches PBS for iPad with Full Episodes of Shows / Android Market Passes 100k Apps Available / Adobe Throws More Weight Behind Android / RIM Shows Working PlayBook Tablet at Adobe MAX Conference / Conde Nast Goes All-Adobe for Tablet Versions of Magazines / iLounge Says Gourmet Live iPad App Can Seriously Mess with Your Day / Sprint/Nextel to Start Samsung Galaxy Tab at 400-Dollars with 2-Year Data Contract / NC Apple Data Center Set to Go Live as Speculation Bubbles of a Second / Amazon Says Kindle Numbers Are Great Without Sharing Kindle Numbers (Again) / Borders Drops Various eReader Prices to Fight Amazon and Everyone Else / iThings Take Top Spots on Tech-Dominated Duracell 2010 Toy Report

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Category:Tech News -- posted at: 5:36am EDT

Mac OS Ken: 10.25.2010

Defendants in Interval Licensing Suit Seek to Have Case Dismissed / New MacBook Air Comes with Keep Out Signs / Apple Not Including Adobe Flash-Player in Future Mac and Mac OS X Releases / Gleacher and Company Analyst Says Apple Increases Margins on New MacBook Airs / Canacord Securities Expects 700k MacBook Airs Shipped This Quarter / iMovie Update Keeps Studio Names Off of Associated Logos on Trailers / Strategy Analytics Says iPhone Beats BlackBerry in 3Q CY2010 / CNET Says Call-Center Hirings May Point to Verizon iPhone Soon / Verizon Subscriber Growth Slows in Most Recent Quarter / MySpace Launches iOS App to Post to Numerous Social Networks / Nielsen Amends iPad App Download Survey Numbers / Apparent Jobs Email Confirms iPad Switch for Mute After iOS Update / WSJ Says News Corp Tablet-centric News Surface Put on Ice / Barnes and Noble Accidentally Ruins Its Own Tuesday Surprise / President Obama Signs Autograph on an iPad

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Category:Tech News -- posted at: 3:32am EDT

Mac OS Ken: 10.22.2010

Apple Ups Core i7 Processor Options on MacBook Pros / Apple Updates Java for Leopard and Snow Leopard and Pro Apps for Snow Leopard / Apple May Be Draining the Java / Silicon Alley Insider Looks at the Apple/Java Reduction / Apple Updates Aperture with a Boatload of Fixes and Tweaks / Apple Updates Software for Brand New MacBook Airs / New MacBook Air Ships Without Flash Player Installed / FaceTime for Mac Sees Short Live Security Risk / TidBits Says iMovie 11 Brings Back Traditional Timeline Option (Kind of) / Gleacher Analyst Says New MacBook Air Will Not Hurt iPad Sales / A T and T Activates a Record Number of iPhones in 3QFY2010 / Nielsen Survey Says One-Third of iPad Owners Have yet to Download an App / HP Quietly Launching Windows 7 Slate for Business Only / Ballmer Seems to Indicate Possibility of Windows Phone 7 OS on Tablets / CNET Source Says Next nook a Full-Color Touchscreen Android-Powered eReader / Barnes and Noble nook to Start Sales at Wal-Mart This Weekend / Dell Spending Millions to Market Against Apple / Jobs on the Thursday Schedule of President Obama

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Category:Tech News -- posted at: 4:39am EDT

Mac OS Ken: 10.21.2010

Apple Releases iLife 11 / Apple Releases Public beta of FaceTime for Mac / Apple Updates MacBook Air with Two New Models and an Eye on the Future / Apple Shows Off Mac OS X Lion and Mac App Store / Video of Back to the Mac Event Available at Apple Site and Through iTunes / Jobs Bashes Idea of Touchscreen Laptops / Western Digital CEO Feels iPad Effect on Spinning Hard Drives / Acer Chairman Says Tablets Do Not and Will Not Hurt Traditional Computers / Verizon to (Try to) Sell Samsung Galaxy Tab Beginning 11 November

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Category:Tech News -- posted at: 5:07am EDT

Mac OS Ken: 10.20.2010

Fortune Says 16 Analysts Up Apple Price Targets After 4Q Earnings Call / Barclays Capital Analyst on Good and Bad of Apple 4Q Numbers / Fortune Highlights Analyst Reactions to Apple 4QFY2010 Earnings / iSuppli Ups iPad Sales Expectations on Component Availability / TweetDeck CEO Says Developing for Android Not a Nightmare / RIM Co-CEO Balsillie Strikes Back at Apple CEO Conference Call Swipes / BGR Source Says CDMA iPhone Now in Field-Test Stage / Palm Reenters the Smartphone Fray with the French Release of the Pre 2 / Amazon Adds Notes and Highlighting to Kindle for Mac Software / Barnes and Noble Calls Press to Possible Nook Update Event Next Week / iAd Exec Leaves Apple for Google Mobile Commerce Group

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Category:Tech News -- posted at: 5:10am EDT

Mac OS Ken: 10.19.2010

Apple Reports Record Quarterly Earnings on Stellar Mac and iPhone Sales / Apple Drops 5-Percent in After Hours Trading on Lower Than Expected iPad Sales / Deutsche Bank Analyst Says We Should Count iPad Sales as Computer Sales / Qantas Subsidiary Expanding iPad as In-Flight Entertainment Solution / Dispatch Times Slip for All MacBooks in UK and Europe / HyperMac Pulling MacBook Battteries with MagSafe Chargers from Sale / Apple Opening New Chicago Store This Weekend / Microsoft Chief Software Architect Ray Ozzie Stepping Down / Ad Age Names Apple Marketer of the Decade

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Category:Tech News -- posted at: 5:09am EDT

Mac OS Ken: 10.18.2010

Best Buy Site Shows iLife and iWork Backordered / Reports and Rumors of Smaller and Less Expensive MacBook Airs / Code Shows the Possibility of More Faces in FaceTime / AMD CEO Sees Cannibalization and Opportunity in the Rise of the Tablet / Gartner Analyst Sees Massive Tablet Growth Driven by iPad / A T and T Deals for the iPad and Business Could be Bad News for Research in Motion / Motorola Seeks to Have Apple Patents Invalidated / Apple Updates Recently Updated Remote App / LA Times Blog: Facebook-Founder and Apple CEO Dine and Discuss Ping / Bloomberg Steve Jobs Bio Available Online / Apple Reports 4Q Earnings Today (10/20/10) at 5PM EDT/2PM PDT

Direct download: macosken101018.mp3
Category:Tech News -- posted at: 4:04am EDT