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: 03.31.2011

Apple Sets 2Q FY2011 Earnings Call for 20 April / Pacific Crest Analyst Anticipates Unusually Conservative Guidance from Apple for 3Q FY2011 / Wu Worries That Apple May (Eventually) Get Too Big to Grow / Needham and Company Analyst No Longer Wonders Whether iPad is Fad / Microsoft Exec Not Sure Tablets are Here to Stay / Dell Exec Uses Fuzzy Math and FUD to Predict Failure for iPad in the Enterprise / Blogger Counts 17 Apps Made Specifically for Android 3.0 / Apple Releases Second Developer Build of Lion / Apple Issues Patch to Fix iTunes Issue on 13-Inch MacBook Air Running Latest Version of Snow Leopard / Morgan Stanley/AlphaWise Survey: Chinese Consumers Would really Like a Less Expensive iPhone / Nokia Charges Apple with Infringement of Seven More Patents / Amazon Launches “Cloud Drive” Media Locker Service / Apple TV-competitor Roku Makes Major Push into Brick-and-Mortar Retail / Microsoft Head of Marketing Moving On

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Category:Tech News -- posted at: 5:27am EDT

Mac OS Ken: 03.30.2011

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Category:Tech News -- posted at: 2:05am EDT

Mac OS Ken: 03.29.2011

Apple Announces WWDC 2011 for June 6 through 10 in San Francisco / WWDC 2011 Sells Out in Under 12-Hours / ADA Says Yes to Mac Apps (as Long as They Are in an Apple App Store) / The Loop: No New iPhone at WWDC 2011 / All Things D: No New iPhone at WWDC 2011 / The Apple Blog: “No iPhone at WWDC” Reports May Be More Than Coincidence (But They Still Expect and iPhone at WWDC) / Apple Not Yet Buying Components for Fifth-Gen iPhone / Forbes: Analysts Guess Between 5-Million and 8.8-Million iPads Sold in Apple 2Q FY2011 / 500 Busiest RadioShack Stores to Start Carrying iPad 2 Today / WSJ: Apple Support Offices Evacuated After Bomb Threat / Apple Opening Store in Dresden, Germany This Thursday / BST Change Plays Merry Havoc on Some Alarms for iOS Device Users in UK / Jobs Tops Barron’s Top 30 CEOs List for 2011 / Unused (Still in Box) 20th Anniversary Macintosh Up for Bids on eBay

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Category:Tech News -- posted at: 1:34am EDT

Mac OS Ken: 03.28.2011

Sellouts and Rumors of Sellouts as iPad 2 Goes Global / Munster: Disasters in Japan to Have Less Effect Than Feared on iPad 2 Supply / iTunes Sell “Songs for Japan” Benefit Album / USITC Judge Says Apple Did Not Violate Five Nokia-Held Patents / USITC to Take a Second Look at Kodak Claims Against Apple and RIM / Apple Releases Minor Updates iOS 4.3.1 and Xcode 4.0.1 / TechCrunch: Golden Master-1 of Mac OS X Lion May be Nearing / TechCrunch: iOS 5 Could Be Pushed to Fall Release / Technologizer: Muddy Waters Around Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 Presentation

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Category:Tech News -- posted at: 5:05am EDT

Mac OS Ken: 03.25.2011

iLounge: Online Orders Open for iPad 2 in 25 More Countries While US Wait Times Shorten / iPad 2 Lines Started Wednesday in Sydney and Thursday in London / The Apple Blog: Verizon Selling First-Gen Wifi-Only iPads for 200-Dollars Off / Forrester CEO Sees Stellar Growth for Apple for at Least the Next Two Years / Morgan Stanley Analyst Plays “What If” with Apple and Smart TVs / Samsung Says Galaxy Tab 10.1 Made Thinner Because of iPad 2 / RIM Sees Massive Sell Off on Disappointing Outlook / RIM Adds Android 2.3 App Support to Upcoming PlayBook / Google Holding Back on “Open Sourcing” Honeycomb

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Category:Tech News -- posted at: 5:03am EDT

Mac OS Ken: 03.24.2011

CNET Says Some LA Stores See Easing in iPad 2 Supply Constraint / Electronista Says Some iPad 2s Set for April Delivery Shipping Early / NPD Sees Growth for Larger Screened Smartphones / Bernstein Analyst Plays “What if” with North Carolina Data Center / Jobs Micromail: Apple has No Plans to Kill iPod Classic / Report: Time Warner Cable Receiving Cease and Desist Letters from Content Providers Over iPad Streaming App / Bloomberg: Apple Could License AirPlay for Video Devices Sometime This Year / WSJ Experiments with Single Issue Sales Through iPad App / Jobs Beats Opposition to Stay on Walt Disney Co. Board / Bertrand Serlet - Senior VP of Mac Software Engineering - Leaving Apple / Serlet Announcement Comes Nearly 10 Years to the Day After Initial Release of Mac OS X / All Things D: Nothing Surly in Serlet Departure

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Category:Tech News -- posted at: 5:04am EDT

Mac OS Ken: 03.23.2011

Apple Announces (Again) the International Launch of iPad 2 This Friday 25 March / Best Buy Canada Sales Set for Friday at 5 PM Local Time / iPad 2 and Backlight Bleed: A Listener’s Tale / iPad 2 and Backlight Bleed: The Electronista Account / Electronista: Upcoming Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 Thinner Than iPad 2 / Engadget: Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 Matches 16GB and 32GB iPad 2s on Price / 7-Inch RIM PlayBook Set for Mid-April Launch at iPad 2 Prices / Wedge Partners Analyst Predicts Limited to No Success for RIM PlayBook / Amazon Appstore for Android Apps Goes Live / Apple Sends Cease-and-Desist to Adult-Novelties Store for Use of  Term “App Store” / Rumor: Thunderbolt Port and Sandy Bridge Processors for iMacs Around Beginning of May / Apple Issues Minor Update for Second-Gen Apple TV / Apple Issues Minor Update for Aperture / Robocast Sues Apple for Alleged Patent Infringement

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Category:Tech News -- posted at: 5:35am EDT

Mac OS Ken: 03.22.2011

Apple Says iPad 2 Still On-Track for 25 March International Launch / Electronista Says Czech Republic iPad 2 Page Now Shows 25 March Launch Date / Report: Best Buy Canada to Carry ipad 2 Starting Friday / Apple Releases Snow Leopard Updates / Problems Reported with Overheating Early 2011 MacBook Pros / Apple and Six Other Phone-Makers Sued Over Image Patents / Apple Sues Over “App Store” Trademark / Jobs Ordered to Answer Questions in Six-Year Old iTunes Antitrust Suit / Microsoft Sues Barnes and Noble, Foxconn, and Inventec in Continuing Campaign Against Google / The Apple Blog: Cases on Chinese Site Indicate Little Physical Change for Next iPhone / BGR: Unmentioned Source Says Minor iOS Update Coming Soon? / The Daily Mail: Source Says Ive Not Leaving Apple / Apple Reportedly Sends Man a Free iPad 2 After “Wife Said No”

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Category:Tech News -- posted at: 5:17am EDT

Mac OS Ken: 03.21.2011

AT&T Wants to Buy T-Mobile USA for $39-Billion in Cash and Stock / Get More Info on the Proposed AT&T-Mobile Merger at / Sprint Not Exactly Pleased by AT&T-Mobile Deal / Electronista Says AT&T-Mobile Could Hurt Android / AT&T Rooting Out Unauthorized Smarthphone Tethering / AT&T Drops Another Hundred Dollars from the Price of 1st Gen “Plus 3G” iPads / BMO Analyst Says Verizon iPhone Sales “Solid, But Not Spectacular” / Apple iPad 2 Site for Czech Republic Indicates 25 April Launch / Foxconn Says It Will Not See Components Shortages Despite 11 March Disasters in Japan / Rumor Redux: Foxconn Mulls Brazilian Plant for Apple Product Production / Rumors Resurface of Big Changes to MobileMe / CNET Looks at Potential for Sandy Bridge Processors in MacBook Air / Rumor: Sony Outing New VAIO to Target MacBook Air / Distimo Examines the Mac App Store Two Months In

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Category:Tech News -- posted at: 3:12am EDT

Mac OS Ken: 03.18.2011

Fortune Tears JMP Analyst a New One as Credit Suisse Initiates Apple Coverage with 500-Dollar Target / CLSA Analysts Dismiss JMP Downgrade (But Worry Over Short-Term Supply Issues Thanks to Disasters in Japan) / Piper Jaffray: Japan Disasters Short-Term Concern for Apple (Though Product Demand Stronger than Ever) / Pacific Crest Securities: Apple Should Weather Component Concerns in Wake of Japanese Disasters / Jobs Offers Emotional and Logistical Support to Apple Staff in Japan / iPhone Tops JD Power and Associates Survey / New iPhone Ads Seem to Acknowledge Android Lead Without Acknowledging Android / Forbes Tech Reporter Hears Rumors of NFC Technology for Upcomming iPhone / Authorities Say Gizmodophone Investigation Nearing Its End / Blaze Mobile Browser Tests Spark Controversy Then Flame Out / iLounge Tests Show Better Audio Recordings from WiFi Only iPad 2 Than from Plus 3G Models / Apple Forum Points to Problems Between MacBook Pro and iTunes Home Sharing / NYT Taking Content Behind Tiered Pay-Wall on 28 March 2011

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