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: 04.29.2011

iLounge Sees Short Line at One Store for White iPhone 4 / 45 Line Up for White iPhone 4 at Apple’s Fifth Avenue Store in NYC / Macworld UK: Huge Lines in Beijing for White iPhone 4 / Forbes: White iPhone 4 Thought to Have Sold Out in Beijing and Hong Kong / Reports Say White iPhone 4 About .2mm Thicker Than Black iPhone 4 / NPD: Apple Third Largest Phone Seller in the States with Top Two Phones on the Market / RIM Offers Troubling Guidance for Current-Quarter BlackBerry Sales / Forbes: Lines Three-Blocks Long for iPad 2 in Tokyo / Canalys: Apple Fourth-Largest PC Maker (If We Count Tablets as PCs) / Best Buy Sees “Great (Though Undefined) Success” with BlackBerry PlayBook / Vague Indications from RIM and Motorola Mobility Around Sales of PlayBook and Xoom / Samsung Files Patent Infringement Suit Against Apple In the U.S. / Report: Three Foxconn Employees Arrested in Connection with iPad 2 Leaks / Rumor: Apple Buys iCloud.com Domain for 4.5-Million Dollars

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Category:Tech News -- posted at: 4:48am EDT

Mac OS Ken: 04.28.2011

Apple Issues Statement Addressing iOS 4 Location Logging Issues / Apple CEO Steve Jobs Talks Location Logging with D: All Things Digital / Privacy Expert Takes Issue with Some of Apple’s Location Logging Statements / Forbes: Apple Applied for Patent for ‘Location Histories for Location Aware Devices’ in 2009 / Apple Mentions Eventual Traffic Service for iOS Users in Next Couple of Years / Apple Announces Availability of White iPhone 4 in 28 Countries Today / Lines form in Hong Kong for White iPhone 4 Soon After Announcement / iPad 2 Launching in 12 Countries This Week / Angry Birds Developer Sings Song of Love for iOS / Research Firm Says Android Market Could Overtake iOS App Store in Number of Titles in Next Few Months / Developer Says It Got an iOS 5.0 Crash Report / AT&T Starts Second Round of Busting Unauthorized iPhone Tethering

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Category:Tech News -- posted at: 4:54am EDT

Mac OS Ken: 04.27.2011

Nielsen: Android Takes the Lead for Smartphone OS in States / iOS Top of Mind for Smartphone and Tablet Developers / Leaks from Canadian Carriers Indicate Imminent Arrival of White iPhone 4 / Barclays Analyst: Apple Cap-Ex Plans Make Him Think His Revenue Estimates Are Low / Amazon (Finally) Responds to Apple Suit Over Term “Appstore” with Countersuit / Report: The Apple-iTunes-Cloud-Locker May Eventually Cost Consumers Money to Use / Apple Adds Card Themes and Bug Fixes with iPhoto ’11 Update / Apple Releases Snow Leopard Font Update / Apple Updates MobileMe Control Panel for Windows / 9 to 5 Mac Reader Says G3 Macs Suddenly Incompatible with iTunes Store / Steve Jobs in Carbonite iPhone 4 Case Offered (Then Apparently Pulled) by Society 6 / South Park Starts 15th Season with Some Sort of iPad Parody: HUMANCENTiPAD

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Category:Tech News -- posted at: 5:38am EDT

Mac OS Ken: 04.26.2011

Apple Insider Sources Say Apple Retail Prepping for Imminent Arrival of White iPhone 4 / Pics Clicked of White iPhone 4 from Vodafone UK / Electronista: Best Buy Inventory System Points to 27 April Launch of White iPhone 4 / Ticonderoga Securities Analyst Thinks White iPhone 4 Could Boost Device Sales / BGR Shows Shots of What Looks Like a Test iPhone on T-Mobile USA / Rumors and Reports Indicate New iMacs as Early as Next Week / Governments of Italy and France Looking into iOS 4 Location Logging / South Korea Looking into iOS 4 Location Logging / Illinois AG Would Like to Meet with Apple and Google on Data Collection / Senator Franken Calls Apple and Google to May 10th Hearing on Privacy, Technology, and the Law / Jobs Reportedly Responds to Location Logging Email Questions Saying “We Don’t Track, Android Does.” / WSJ: Turning Off Location Services in iOS 4 Doesn’t Stop Location Logging / First Lawsuit Over Location Logging Filed in Florida / Apple Issues Update for Mid-2010 iMac Hard Drive Firmware / Apple Drops 7-Year Attempt to Trademark “POD” in Canada / Apple Seeks Trademark for Term “Startup” Associated with Retail

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

Mac OS Ken: 04.22.2011

Fortune: Amateurs Whip Pros (Again) in Apple 2Q FY2011 Estimates / Pros Ignore Their Misses and (Mostly) Sing Praises of Apple Going Forward / Verizon Activates 2.2-Million iPhone 4s in Truncated Quarter of Sales / Verizon CFO Indicates That Next iPhone Will be a “World Phone” / 9 to 5 Mac: Apple Invites Select Game Developers to Play with iPhone with A5 Chip / Strategy Analytics: Apple Tops the World’s Phone-Makers in Terms of Revenue / comScore: Total iOS Platform Easily Beats Total Android Platform in Europe / Samsung Countersues Apple Outside the U.S. / Rep. Markey Joins Sen. Franken in Call for Answers Over iOS 4 Data Logging / German Government Seeks Info on iOS 4 Data Logging / Gruber: iOS 4 Data Logging Could Be a Bug or a Whoops / Reuters: Apple is THIS CLOSE to a Cloud-Based Music Locker Service / Apple Issues Minor Update for iBooks iOS Application / Indications That Apple May Hold Celebration of Sorts for 10th Anniversary of Apple Retail Next Month

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Category:Tech News -- posted at: 5:53am EDT

Mac OS Ken: 04.21.2011

Apple Reports Record March Quarter Numbers / Reuters Sources Say Next-Gen iPhone to Launch in September / AT&T Sees iPhone Activations for March Quarter Grow by Nearly One Million Units Y-O-Y / iPad 2 Wait Drops to 1 to 2 Weeks in Several Countries / Security Researchers Find iOS 4 Devices Storing Wheres and Whens of Users / Silicon Alley Insider: Hide Location Data by Encrypting Device Syncs / Senator Al Franken Sends Questionnaire on iOS 4 Data Collection to Apple CEO Steve Jobs / Tech Forensics Expert Says He Published Data on iOS 4 Data Gathering Months Ago

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Category:Tech News -- posted at: 5:37am EDT

Mac OS Ken: 04.20.2011

comScore: iPad Not for Apple Fanboys Only / Samsung Vows to Fight Back Against Apple Lawsuit / Apple v. Samsung Suit Reveals Number of iPads, iPhones, and iPod Touches Sold So Far / Concord Securities Analyst Puts 2nd-Gen Apple TV Sales at 2 Million Units / Electronista Hears Hints Indicating New iMacs Coming Soon / 9 to 5 Mac: Apple Kills 30-Dollar Rebates for iWork and MobileMe

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Category:Tech News -- posted at: 4:56am EDT

Mac OS Ken: 04.19.2011

NPD: Mac Says Up 47-Percent in March of 2011 Versus March of 2010 / Three UK Posts (then Pulls) Order Page for White iPhone 4 / Concord Analyst Makes Expected and Unexpected iPhone 5 Predictions / USITC Says HTC and Nokia Probably Not Guilty of Patent Infringement Against Apple / Apple Sues Samsung for “Copying” iThing Elements in Galaxy Lines / Apple Seeks Dismissal of Six-Year-Old iTunes DRM Suit / Apple Issues Minor iTunes Update Dealing Mostly with Syncing iThings / Microsoft Outs Photosynth Panorama Photo App for iOS Devices

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Category:Tech News -- posted at: 5:00am EDT

Mac OS Ken: 04.18.2011

JP Morgan Analyst Ups (Most) Expectations for Apple for 2Q FY2011 / Toys R Us (Kind of) Starts iPad 2 Sales in the States / Reuters Sources Say Production Underway of White iPhone 4 / 9 to 5 Mac: Something in Verizon Wireless Inventory System Looks Like a White iPhone 4 / Google Exec: iPhone Growth is Good for Google / Apple Sued Over In-App Purchases in Games for Kids / Apple Ships Update for Developer Preview of Lion / Apple Revamps Discussion Forums Into “Apple Support Communities” / Fortune: Some Apple Discussion Forum Users Not Happy with “Apple Support Communities” Changes / Apple Sells Square Payment Reader Online and In Brick-and-Mortar Stores / Apple Patents Interesting Hybrid Laser Projection Technology / Fox and Discovery Content Return to Streaming Time Warner Cable App for iPad / Reviews for RIM PlayBook Tend to Run Tepid / Enterprise-Only Cisco Cius Set for Wide Release at End of May / US Congressman Seems to Think iPads will Both Save and Destroy the Country

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Category:Tech News -- posted at: 3:37am EDT

Mac OS Ken: 04.15.2011

Apple Releases iOS 4.3.2 for Most iOS Devices and iOS 4.2.7 for CDMA iPhone 4 / Apple Issues Security Updates for Safari, Leopard, Leopard (Server), and Snow Leopard / Apple (Re)Confirms Spring Launch for White iPhone 4 / Developer Spots App Store Placeholder for Mystery iOS-Compatible Device / Ticonderoga Securities Analyst Hears Talk of as Many as 45 Million iPads Sold in 2011 / Rumor/Report: Apple Hires Data Center Services Exec Away from Microsoft / Best Buy Plans to Reduce Big Stores and Add More of the Small Best Buy Mobile Stores / Elevations Partner Co-Founder is in Love with Apple and HTML 5

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Category:Tech News -- posted at: 4:43am EDT

Mac OS Ken: 04.14.2011

IDC: Apple Grows Mac Sales in 1Q CY2011 While PC Sector Contracts / Silicon Alley Insider: Microsoft Likely to See Hurt from PC Sales Contraction / Electronista Looks at the Hurt Put on Acer by iPad and Its Own Management / Gartner Blames PC Sales Contraction on Media Tablest (aka iPad) / Cross research Analyst Argues Against Arguments for Fall Launch of Next iPhone / Report: Touch Screen Suppliers Say They have Heard Nothing Yet About a New iPhone / IHS/iSuppli: Online TV Revenue Hits $1.6 Billion in 2010 / Ticonderoga Analyst Sees Actual TV from Apple This Year / Bloomberg/Businessweek Sources Say White iPhone 4 Finally on the Way / JP Morgan Analyst Says CDMA iPhone Could Mean Additional 9-Billion Dollars for Apple in 2012 / Apple Hiring Cloud Systems Software Engineer for Super Cool, Super Secret Cloud Type Stuff / TUAW Sees Spike in “Missing” Apps on iOS App Store / Intel: Thunderbolt Developer Kit Due Out This Quarter

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Category:Tech News -- posted at: 5:00am EDT

Mac OS Ken: 04.13.2011

RBC Analyst Ups iPad Sales Expectations for 2Q FY2011 to 7 Million / RBC Analyst Sees 17 Million iPhones Sold in 2Q FY2011 / Sterne Agee Analyst Shaw Wu Expects Apple to Beat the Street / Jefferies Analyst Sees Some Sort of Video Something Tied to Something Else Coming out of Apple / Fortune Plays iPhone 5 Whack-a-Mole / All Things D Speculation: iPhone 5 Could Debut at Traditional Fall Music Event / DigiTimes: No iPad 3 in 2011 / Report: Foxconn to Move iPad Production to Brazil by December 2011 / Apple Outs Final Cut Pro X at FCPUG Supermeet in Las Vegas / Apple Tells The Loop “Stay Tuned” for Other Titles in Final Cut Suite / Apple Focus on Carbon Fiber Casing Could Include Wireless Syncing for iPod Line / Walker Digital Sues Over 100 Companies - Including Apple - for Alleged Patent Infringement / Microsoft Releases First Update for Office 2011 for Mac / Microsoft Issues Security and Reliability Update for Office 2008 for Mac / Cisco Kills Flip Camcorder Unit in Shift in Focus Away from Consumers

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Category:Tech News -- posted at: 4:25am EDT

Mac OS Ken: 04.12.2011

Fortune: Pro and Amateur Analysts Split on iPod Sales for 2Q FY2011 / Ticonderoga Analyst: Huge March Growth for Apple Suppliers Likely Due to iPad 2 / Gartner Says Apple Will Dominate Tablets Through 2015 / Bloomberg/Business Week Launches iPad App with In-App Subscription Option / Andy Zaky Says Apple Investors Should Not Sweat Android / Intel Says 35 Atom-Powered Tablets and Hybrid Devices on the Way This Year / Avian Securities Sources Indicate iPhone 5 in Late 2011 or Early 2012 / iPhone 4 Constraint Eases in Hong Kong and China Gives Initial Approval for iPad 2 / Two Carriers in India Announce Plans for iPhone 4 in Coming Months / Amazon Launches Reduced Price Kindle Subsidized by Advertising

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Category:Tech News -- posted at: 4:57am EDT

Mac OS Ken: 04.11.2011

Fortune: Analysts Expect Growth or Phenomenal Growth for Mac Sales in 2Q FY2011 / AdMob Survey: Over One-Fourth of Tablet Owners No Longer Using a PC / Apple Looking Into 3G Connectivity Issues with Verizon-Compatible iPad 2 / Gartner and IDC See Microsoft in 2nd and iOS in 3rd in Smartphone Platforms by 2015 / Clorox Employees Choose iPhone in a Huge Way Over Android and Windows Phone 7 / Ticonderoga Analyst Still Sees Possibility of Summer Launch for Next iPhone / Caris and Co Analyst Makes Case for Fall Launch of Next iPhone (and Points to Importance of iOS) / BootCamp Update for Latest MacBook Pro Fixes One Issue While Apparently Borking Another / Apple and Several App Developers Sued for Collection of Identifying Information Via iThings / Apple Hires New Senior Composites Engineer / Viacom Sues Time Warner Cable Over iPad Streaming App / Woz Would Consider a Return to Apple if They Asked / Report: Jobs Working with Simon and Schuster on Official Biography for 2012 / Greek Consumer Gets New iMac from Service Provider that Threatened to Sue Him

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Category:Tech News -- posted at: 2:52am EDT

Mac OS Ken: 04.08.2011

Analysts Guess on iPhone Sales in 2Q / Ticonderoga Analyst Looks at Apple, Components, and Competition / TMO: Report Says RIM PlayBook Launch Hindered by Lack of Touch Screens (Thanks to Apple) and Software Testing Issues / Wired Says Flash Implementation Could Have Delayed PlayBook Launch / Rumor: Toys R Us to Get iPad 2 / Office for Mac 2011 SP1 Due Out Next Week / Microsoft Says Apple Responsible for Lack of Sync Services Support in Office for Mac 2011 SP1 / TWC Asks for Declaratory Judgment Over iPad App Issues / ESPN Launches Streaming iOS App for a Few of Its Channels for Customers of a Few Cable Operators / Second Utah Apple Store Apparently in the Works / Microsoft Execs Would Like as Many Stores as Apple Has

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Category:Tech News -- posted at: 5:32am EDT

Mac OS Ken: 04.07.2011

DigiTimes: Secret Supply Chain Sources Say Apple Received as Many as 2.6 Million iPad 2s in March / Deutsche Bank Puts Motorola Xoom Shipments at 100k for the First Month / Needham and Company Analyst Doubts Chances for Pre-Paid iPhones or iPhone nanos / Reports: Apple Pulls White iPhone 4 from Its Retail Database / Apple Reportedly Buys 12 Petabytes of Storage for Something / Apple Suit Against Seven Company for Making iPod Accessories Outside of “Made for iPod” Program / CNET: Apple iAd Gallery App Violates App Store Rules / Report: Apple Rejected iAds Gallery-Type App from Indie Developer in Mid-2010 / Apple Hiring for Engineers to Work with Thunderbolt / New Apple Patent Could Cover Thunderbolt Implementations

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

Mac OS Ken: 04.06.2011

Deutsche Bank Sees Bigger Year Than Expected for Tablets (and Slower Growth in PC Sales) / Consumer Reports Rates iPad 2 Best in Tablets / Wait Times for iPad 2 Down to 2-to-3 Weeks in UK / Canadian Listener Sees Longer Than Expected Wait for iPad 2 Ordered Online / Piper Jaffray Bi-Annual Teen Survey Bodes Well for Apple Gear and Services / ChangeWave: U.S. iPhone Satisfaction Numbers “Virtually Indistinguishable” Between Verizon and AT&T / Some iPhone 4 Users See Heat and Battery Issues After iOS 4.3.1 Update / The Loop: Sources (Still) Say No iPhone 5 in June / Toyota Pulls Scion Skin App from Jailbreak Community at Request of Apple / Apple Launches iAd Gallery App / Speculation Has New Edition of Final Cut Pro Announced Next Week / Sports Broadcaster YES Network Says “No” to Cablevision iPad App / Qingming Festival Observers Honor Ancestors with 888GB Replica iPads

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Category:Tech News -- posted at: 3:31am EDT

Mac OS Ken: 04.05.2011

Canacord Genuity Ups Apple Target on Strength of iPad and iPhone / Moskowitz on the MacBook Air: JP Morgan Analyst Like the Line’s Strength Going Forward / Oppenheimer Analyst Does Not Buy Sony Camera-Sensor for iPhone 5 / Needham and Company Analyst Says No Sony Sensors for Next iPhone / Report: US Federal Government Investigating Info Collection by Apps for Mobiles / Judge Overturns Verdict in Mirror Worlds Patent Infringement Suit / Reuters: The Financial Times Still Doesn’t Like iTunes Subscription Plans / Jailbreak Journal: 4.3.1 Jailbreak Untethered and Toyota Spends Dollars with Cydia / Wait Times for iPad 2 in States Drop to “2 to 3 Weeks” / Woz Says Jobs Was Probably Aiming Towards the iPad from the Beginning / Underwear Party: First Album Recorded Entirely Through GarageBand for iPad Released

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Category:Tech News -- posted at: 3:29am EDT

Mac OS Ken: 04.04.2011

comScore: Verizon iPhone 4 Most Acquired Handset in US in February / Sony CEO Seems to Spill the Beans on Camera Sensors and iPhone 5 / Apple Release “We Believe” Ad for iPad 2 / Time Warner Cable Adds 24 Channels to iPad App to Replace 11 Removed / Cablevision Launches Streaming App for iPad / 7-inch Samsung Galaxy Tab Wifi-Only (Supposedly) Available for 349-Dollars / Foxconn Plans Moves After 2010 Financial Losses / The Onion Launches The Onion Tablet App for iPad

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Category:Tech News -- posted at: 1:33am EDT

Mac OS Ken: 03.32.2011

CNET: WWDC Tickets Fetching High Prices on eBay / eBay Says Most Resold iPad 2s Stayed in the States in First Two Weeks / Apple Apparently Sold-Out of 16GB WiFi-Only First-Gen iPad / Gartner Ups Worldwide IT Spending Estimates for This Year Thanks to Tablets / TWC Pulls Channels from iPad App to Avoid Legal Troubles / Apple and 31 Other Companies Sued for Allegedly Violating One Smartphone Patent / Apple Issues Minor Update for GarageBand ’11 / Microsoft Presses Argument Against Apple Trademark of ‘App Store’ / Microsoft Accuses Google of Anticompetitive Behavior in EU Complaint / HPalm Opens webOS 3.0 SDK to Developers / All Things D: Sources Say Apple Marketing VP Leaving to Co-found New Marketing Firm

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Category:Tech News -- posted at: 4:50am EDT