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: 05.31.2011

ARM Holdings Expects to Dominate Mobile PCs by 2015 / Apple Launches Free Bottom Case Repair for Recent White MacBooks / Nielsen: Android Lead Over iOS Stagnates in the States / Android Developers Reportedly Hit with Lodsys Letters Too / Nokia Plans New Windows Phones Every Two to Three Months / Samsung Exec Downplays Legal Fight(s) with Apple / Apple to Open Seventh Store for France in Lyon on Saturday / Alaska Airlines Becomes First US Carrier to Use iPads as Flight Manuals / Kid in White iPhone 4 Case Learned of Apple Legal Action Through Media Reports

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Category:Tech News -- posted at: 4:12am EDT

Mac OS Ken: 05.30.2011

Report: Big Media Push for WWDC Said to Be Thanks to iOS / Macotakara: Secret Source Reportedly Sees A5-Powered MacBook Air / CNET: No ARM-Based MacBook Anything Anytime Soon / Apple Seeds Third Build of Next Snow Leopard Update to Developers / MacNN: Nielsen Norman Spring 2011 Study Sees Dismal State of Affairs in iPad App Design / Wired: Nielsen Norman Spring 2011 Study Sees Great Improvement in iPad App Design / Samsung Copies Apple in Copying Suit

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Category:Tech News -- posted at: 3:24am EDT

Mac OS Ken: 05.27.2011

Intego Warns of New “No Password Required” MACDefender Variant / Apple Sued for Alleged Racial Discrimination at NYC Store / Apple Sued for Selling a Video Phone / Apple Files Suit (and Files for Dismissal of Suit) Against Kid WHo Made White iPhone 4s / USITC Agrees to Review Two Patent Claims by Nokia Against Apple / Apple Stores Target of Tax Protest Next Weekend / Electronista: Chile, Argentina and Taiwan Getting iPad 2 Today / Amazon Launches “Mac Download Store,” Potential Competition to “Mac App Store” / Intel CFO Says Company (Kind of) Open to Building Non-x86 Chips

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Category:Tech News -- posted at: 3:47am EDT

Mac OS Ken: 05.26.2011

Piper Jaffray Analyst: Why Apple Share Price Has Stalled and Why it Should Move Higher Soon / UK Tech Site Electricpig Thinks It Sees Hints of New iPhone at WWDC / Tomorrow: iPhone 4 in India and iPad 2 in Ukraine / Tomorrow Too: Brazil and Russia Reportedly Getting iPad 2 / China Unicom Seeks to Stem Unlocked iPhone Trend with 10-Dollar Monthly Plan / Senator Franken Calls on Apple and Google to Enact Privacy Policies for All Apps in Their Catalogues / Russian Tech Forensics Firm Says It Can Bust iOS 4 Encrption / Wedbush Analyst Sees Tough Times for BlackBerry PlayBook / Sprint and Motorola Holding Media Event During Week of WWDC

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Category:Tech News -- posted at: 5:40am EDT

Mac OS Ken: 05.25.2011

IHS iSuppli: Tablets Hurt PC Sales (to Some Extent) in 1Q CY2011 / Brazil Changes Laws for Tablet Makers to Attract Foxconn iPad Production / France Telecom CEO Compliments and Complains of iPhones and iPads / Mobile Review Editor: iPhone 3GS Won’t Get iOS 5 / Apple Outside Counsel Gets Sneak Peek at Upcoming Samsung Kit / Apple Acknowledges MacDefender Malware, Issues Removal Instructions and Promises Automatic Fix / MacBooks Win Every Category in Latest Consumer Reports Laptop Ratings / iOS App Store Unofficially Hits Half-a-Billion App Approvals / Conde Nast Adds iPad Subscriptions for Wired and GQ / Apple Updates the Apple Store iOS App / Apple Updates Logic Pro and Logic Express with GarageBand for iPad Compatibility

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Category:Tech News -- posted at: 5:41am EDT

Mac OS Ken: 05.24.2011

Apple to Lodsys: Lay Off iOS Developers / Apple Insider: Foxconn and Analysts Downplay iPad 2 Production Issues in Wake of Chengdu-Plant Explosion / Forbes: Barclays Capital Analyst Not Worried Over iPad 2 Production Post Chengdu Explosion / IHS iSuppli Says Chengdu Explosion Could Lead to a Half-Million iPad 2 Shortfall / DigiTimes Says Next iPhone Could Have Curved Glass Screen / Apple’s Trailers Site Down Since Sunday Night / HP Europe Exec: TouchPad to Be “Better Than Number One” in Tablets

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Category:Tech News -- posted at: 4:35am EDT

Mac OS Ken: 05.23.2011

Shaw Wu Ups Apple Target Based Partly on Uptick in iPad 2 Production / Apple and Foxconn Working to Suss Out Cause of Explosion at Chendu Plant / Engadget: Chengdu Explosion Results in Third Fatality / RBC Capital Analyst Looks at How Chengdu Explosion Might Impact Apple Shares / Report: Sony Joins Warner and EMI in Apple’s Cloud Music Whatzit / Mossberg Likes “Scan and Match” Method for Cloud Music Service / Patently Apple Spots Apple Patent for “Snippet to Cloud” Hand-Off for Streaming Music / One Professor and One Analyst: Music Subscription Likely for Apple’s Cloud / Apple Counters Amazon in Case of App Store Versus Appstore / AT&T Sued for Allegedly Overcharging iThing Owners for Data Usage / Report: Apple Phone Support Offering Very General Help on Defending Against MacDefender / Early: Apple Applying for Trademark for Intel’s “Thunderbolt” / Later: Apple Reportedly Transferring Trademark for Intel’s “Thunderbolt” to Intel / Two U.S. Senators Call for Laws on Mobile and Online Consumer Privacy / EU Publishes Non-Binding Opinion on Data Location Gathering and Consumers / Apple Rolls Out iPad Signs to Replace Paper Signs in Apple Retail / As Apple Retail Hits One Decade Apple Asks Retail Workers “What’s so special about yesterday?” / Some Apple Retail Employees Reportedly Look to Unionize

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Category:Tech News -- posted at: 3:11am EDT

Mac OS Ken: 05.20.2011

Apple Sends Second beta Build of Snow Leopard Update to Developers / Intel Exec: Apple Helps Shape Our Road Map / China Mobile Chairman Hints at 4G iPhone for His Company / Logitech Launches Tablet Keyboard for iPad and Android Tablets / Microsoft Giving Away Free Xbox 360 with Back-to-School PC Purchase / Kindle Titles Now Outselling Tradition Books Through Amazon

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Category:Tech News -- posted at: 7:03am EDT

Mac OS Ken: 05.19.2011

CNET: Two of Big Four Record Labels on Board for Apple’s Cloud Music Service / Report: Apple Leases Significant Data Center Capacity in Silicon Valley / Gartner Analyst Says Tablets Cannibalizing Additional PCs, Not Primary PCs / 9 to 5 Mac: Tipster Says Overnights and All-Hands Planned for Australian Apple Retail Locations This Weekend / 9 to 5 Mac: Tipster Outlines Alleged Changes Headed to Apple Retail / 19 May Marks Tenth Anniversary of Apple Retail Stores / Apple Adds More Easily Accessible “Returns” Link to Online Store / DigiTimes Says Refreshed MacBook Air to Hit in June or July / Report: Apple Taps LG Exec to Serve as GM for Apple Korea / TMO: Apple Not Exhibiting at BookExpo America

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

Mac OS Ken: 05.18.2011

FBR Capital Markets Says iPhone 5 Production to Begin in 3Q CY2011 / Reuters: Orange Says Apple Proposes More micro than micro-SIM / iPad and iPhone 4 Displays Win Awards / “PlayStation Phone” Lands on Verizon as “Xperia Play” on 26 May / Apple Gets a Booth at Publishing Convention “BookExpo America” / Apple Issues Digital Camera Raw Update 3.7 / Apple Issues ProKit 7.0 / Apple “Invited” to FCC and FTC Forum on Benefits and Risks of Location-Based Services / HP Passes on Thunderbolt for Now / Jobs Tells Nike CEO to Cut the Crap (in a Good Way) / Survey Says: Businesses Want Tablets (Though Not Exactly Sure Why)

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Category:Tech News -- posted at: 2:17am EDT