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: 11.30.2010

Deutsche Bank and Piper Jaffray See Strong Black Friday Sales for Apple / Macs Score Big on PCWorld Reader Survey / Gartner Sees Tablets Impacting PC Sales in a Small Way This Year and in a Much Bigger Way by 2014 / ZDNet Looks at Why the USB/iPad Rumor Might be True / Survey Says Smartphone Owners Worldwide Not Overly Loyal to Their Phone Platform / IDC Predicts Android Overtaking iOS and Symbian in Europe in 2011 / UK Site Says HTC Phones More Searched for Than iPhone 4 on Its Site / Apple Support Forums Show Issue with Random and Unaided FaceTime Calls / Bloomberg Says Apple Lawyering Up for Phone Fights / Richard Branson to Launch Tablet-Only Magazine Today / Reuters Report Says Microsoft Making Concerted Effort for Digital Living Room Dominance

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

Mac OS Ken: 11.29.2010

More Far-East Rumors Around 2nd-Gen iPad / ChangeWave Survey Sees Increased Laptop Purchase Intent Thanks to Apple / NPD Says 11-Percent of Consumers Surveyed Plan to Get iPad in Next Three Months / Financial Times Says Early 2011 Launch More Likely for The Daily Than December 2010 / Jobs and Bezos Share Spot on Foreign Policy Global Thinkers List for Work in eReaders / App Developer Says Android News App Rejected for Being About Android / Apple Blocks Popular Unlock with iOS 4.2.1 / Acer CEO Wants to Take Lead in Tablets from Apple in 2 to 3 Years / Australian Survey Shows Kids Craving iPod touch / Apple Buys More Offices in Cupertino

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

Mac OS Ken: 11.25.2010

Today we feature a shortened sample edition of Mac OS Ken: Day 6 during which we talk with Paul Kent - executive at IDG in charge of the Macworld Conference and Expo. Please enjoy! And Happy Thanksgiving!

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Category:Tech News -- posted at: 3:07am EDT

Mac OS Ken: 11.24.2010

USITC to Investigate Apple Patent Infringement Claims Against Motorola / iOS 4.2 Includes a Slew of Security Fixes / Apple Adds WebSockets and Accelerometer Support to Mobile Safari via iOS 4.2 Update / Rumors Put Subscription-Focused iOS 4.3 in First Half of December / Gruber Kind of Confirms Reports of News Corp Daily for Tablets / Some Users See Problems with Sony and Philips TVs and 2nd-Gen Apple TV / Apple Announces Black Friday Sale for UK Shoppers / Apple Announces Black Friday Sale for US Shoppers / US Survey says 6-to-12-Year-Olds Wants iPads More Than Anything / Apple Hiring and Poaching RIM Execs for Enterprise Sales / Acer Announces Three Tablets for 2011 and an iTunes-esque Store / Sony Teases Reader Apps for iPhone and Android / Beatles Sales Top 450k Albums and 2-Million Singles in Week One / Apple 1 Sells at Auction for Nearly a Quarter of a Million Dollars

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Category:Tech News -- posted at: 5:44am EDT

Mac OS Ken: 11.23.2010

Apple Releases iOS 4.2 for iPhone and iPad and iPod touch / John Martellaro of The Mac Observer Hits Starter Points for iOS 4.2.1 and iPad / Apple Updates iWork for iPad Apps with iOS 4.2 Support / Some Have Issues Seeing Content on iThings After iOS Upgrade / Apple Updates Apple TV with Support for AirPlay and VoiceOver / iPad to Hit South Korea on 30 November / Samsung Claims 600k Galaxy Tabs Sold So Far / Orange UK Announces Plans for Subsidized iPads with New Data Contracts / Gleacher and Company Analyst Expects Second-Gen iPad in April 2011 / TJ Maxx Exec Says Chain Bought iPads at Retail / Restaurant Operator Puts iPads at Delta Gates in JFK / Saab Reportedly Giving Away iPads with 9-4X Pre-Orders / Oprah Says iPad is Her Number One Favorite Thing Ever / Google Kicks Chrome OS Devices into 2011 / Amazon Launches Price Check - Comparative Shopping App - Just in Time for the Holidays

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Category:Tech News -- posted at: 5:43am EDT

Mac OS Ken: 11.22.2010

RBC Analyst Sees Reduction in CDMA-iPhones and Increase in iPad Production / Wedge Partners Analyst Sees More and Stronger iPads in 2011 / Apple Applies for Carbon Fiber Casing Patent / Scandinavian iPad Release Appears Imminent / Code Monkeys Find Hints of Free MobileMe Services in Latest iOS GMs / The Telegraph Says Apple Has Scrapped Integrated SIM-Card Plans / Foxconn Workers Reportedly Stage Protest for Higher pay and Against Relocation / Amazon Wirless Offers Android Phones for One Penny Through Today / ChangeWave Says One-Third of Smartphone Buyers Who Cannot Buy an iPhone Really Wish They Could / Jobs Reportedly Says TJ Maxx is Not an Apple Authorized Reseller / Piper Jaffray Analyst Applauds Apparent TJ Maxx iPad Move / Reports of Jobs and Uncle Rupert’s New News Machine / Please subscribe to Mac OS Ken: Live in iTunes

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Category:Tech News -- posted at: 4:09am EDT

Mac OS Ken: 11.19.2010

Apple Ships Golden Master of iOS 4.2.1 to Developers / Apple Tweaks Safari with Security and Reliability Fixes / Apple Upadtes Boot Camp and Firmware for MacBook and 13-Inch MacBook Pro / Apple Expanding iAd Coverage to UK and Europe / SAI Impressed by Start for iAds But Wonders About Recurring Ad Sales / Reduced-Price ipads Spotted at Some TJ Maxx Stores in the Northeast / Microsoft Office for Mac 2011 to Get Discount Pricing 25 November through 29 November / Ticonderoga Analyst Diagnoses China with Apple Fever / Financial Times Says European Carriers Concerned Over Possibility of Integrated SIM Cards in iPhones / UBS Analyst Looks at Near-Term Future for the Tablet Space / What Woz Said Versus What Woz Meant: The iOS Versus Android Edition / Please subscribe to Mac OS Ken: Live in iTunes

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Category:Tech News -- posted at: 5:26am EDT

Mac OS Ken: 11.18.2010

Apple and HTC and RIM Sued for Alleged Patent Infringement / Apple Names Former Northrop-Grumman CEO to Board of Directors / Retrevo Survey Finds US Shoppers Spending More on Gadgets and Seeking Tablets / Report Says Law Requires Apple to Offer Two-Year Warranties on iPads in China / Books from Pearson and Peachpit Show Up in the iBookstore / Google Makes Google Docs Editable on iOS Devices / Hulu Plus Lowers Price and Offers One-Week Free Trial / Netflix CEO Says Tablets Not Terribly Important to His Company Right Now / Netflix CEO Does Not See Hulu Plus as Competition Right Now / News Corp Exec Confimrs Plans for Tablet-Only News Source / Dell Exec in Charge of Phones is Out / Please subscribe to Mac OS Ken: Live in iTunes

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Category:Tech News -- posted at: 5:52am EDT

Mac OS Ken: 11.17.2010

Apple Finally Lands The Beatles on iTunes / EMI Says Beatles Downloads Exclusive to iTunes Into 2011 / Apple Approves Google Voice iOS App / Sams Club Starts Sales iPad with Slight Discounts / Inquirer Sees Significant Price Drops for Samsung Galaxy Tab in UK / Adobe CEO Talks Apple and Would-Be Flash Killers / Adobe CEO Says Company Working on Optimized Version of Flash for MacBook Air / RIM Posts Video Pitting PlayBook Against iPad / RIM Co-CEO Argues for Web Development Versus Apps in Tablets / Facebook CEO Says Apple Has to Get on the Social Bus / HPalm Exec Jon Rubinstein Compares Palm in 2007 to Apple 1997 / Oprah Magazine Lands on the iPad

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Category:Tech News -- posted at: 4:24am EDT

Mac OS Ken: 11.16.2010

Apple Promises Unforgettable Day / Munster Sees Cloud-based iTunes Today / Apple Insider Says Today May or May not Bring Some Sort of Cloud-based iTunes Service / All Things D Says Probably No Cloud-based iTunes Service Today / WSJ Says Apple to Announce The Beatles in iTunes / Billboard Says Apple to Announce The Beatles on iTunes / Rodman and Renshaw Analysts Sees iPad Sales of 5-Million for Holiday Quarter / Munster Sees Another Record Quarter for Mac Sales / UBS Analyst Reiterates Buy Rating After Meeting with Apple Execs / Waits for Apple Products Shorten in China / Apple Pulls Snow Leopard Server Update from Site / Apple Returns Snow Leopard Server to Site / Forbes Deems Scott Forstall a Name You Need to Know in 2011

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Category:Tech News -- posted at: 6:19am EDT