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: 07.31.2012

This Week’s Show Sponsored by Vimov - Makers of Weather HD, Which Gets a Really Pretty Update Today

Apple Says OS X Mountain Lion Downloaded Over 3-Million Times in First Four Days

Apple Seeds Lion 10.7.5 beta to Developers

iLounge: Secret Source Seems to Confirm Mid-September iPhone Announcement

All Things D: September 12 Date for Apple Event “Confirmed”

Strategy Analytics: iPhone Gains Share and Android Loses Share in 2Q CY2012 Versus 2Q CY2011

Jury Selected in U.S. Apple v. Samsung Trial

Apple Sued by Taiwan University Over Alleged Patent Infringement in Siri

NYC Police Commissioner: 40% of Things stolen in NYC are iThings

NY State Audit Says NYC MTA Slanted Bidding for Grand Central Location in Apple’s Favor

Microsoft Admits in 10-K That Making the Surface Might Bother Partners and Smartphones and Tablets Might Hurt PCs

Apple Design Knight Jony Ive Speaks in Posters and T-Shirts About Apple

Direct download: macosken120731.mp3
Category:Tech News -- posted at: 5:42am EDT

Mac OS Ken: 07.30.2012

This Week’s Show Sponsored by Vimov - Makers of Weather HD, Which Gets a Really Pretty Update on Tuesday

iMore: Secret Sources Says New iPhone and iPad Mini to be Announced on 12 September

Best Buy Reduces iPhone 4 Price to $49.99 (with New 2-Year Contract)

Apple Agrees to Buy Biometrics and NFC Firm AuthenTec for $356 Million

Apple Purchase of AuthenTec Could Be Slowed by Shareholder-Related Investigation

NYT: Apple Was Thinking About Investing in Twitter at One Point and May Think Again About Investing in Twitter

WSJ: Apple Investing in Twitter Talk was So 2011

Apple Legal Still Slugging Away at Amazon for Using the Term “Appstore”

5 Injured at Far-East Enclosure Maker Catcher

Google Brings Photorealistic 3D-Maps to iOS via Google Earth App

Nokia Stops Production at Lone Remaining Plant in Finland

Apple Has New Ads on TV (You May Already Hate Them)

Forbes: Proview Lawyers Want iPad Trademark Turned Over to Them (Not Apple) Until Proview (Not Apple) Pays Them

Direct download: macosken120730.mp3
Category:Tech News -- posted at: 5:30am EDT

Mac OS Ken: 07.27.2012

Apple v. Samstuff: Court Documents Show Apple Pulling in 49-58% Gross Margins on iPhone and 23-32% Gross Margins on iPad

Apple v. Samstuff: Court Documents Reveal Prototype iPhones and iPads

Apple v. Samstuff: Samsung May Try to Use Sony-Inspired iPhone Design Exercise Against Apple in Trial

Apple v. Samstuff: Documents Show Awareness by Samsung Employees of Similarities to Apple Products, Perhaps Enough to Confuse Consumers

Apple v. Samstuff: Documents Show Google and Designers Warning Samsung Against Too Much Similarity to iThings

Apple v. Samstuff: Settlement Talks Last Week End in Stalemate

Apple v. Samstuff: Apple WOuld Like $2.525 Billion from Samsung

Apple v. Samstuff: Judge Koh Denies Samsung Request to Increase Time and Number of Exhibits at Trial

Apple Gets EU-wide Injunction Against Samsung Galaxy Tab 7.7; Denied Injunctions Against Galaxy Tab 10.1N and Galaxy Nexus

London Court Stays Apple Court Ordered Samsung Messages, Pending Appeal

BTIG Analyst Thinks Longer Upgrade Cycles at Carriers Hurt iPhone Sales in Apple 3Q FY2012

Windows Malware Spotted Tied to App in iOS App Store

Now Safari 6 for Windows

Apple Opening New Store in Barcelona on 28 July

Time Names Steve Jobs One of the 20 Most Influential People in American History

Direct download: macosken120727.mp3
Category:Tech News -- posted at: 5:59am EDT

Mac OS Ken: 07.26.2012

Apple Releases Mountain Lion

9 to 5 Mac: Apple Re-Issues Up-to-Date Promo Codes for Mountain Lion Shows Application Compatibility with Mountain Lion Before Making the Upgrade

Apple Issues MacBook Air Firmware Update 1.6 to Bring Mountain Lion’s “Power Nap” to Mid-2011 MacBook Airs

Apple Releases Safari 6.0

Apple Updates iWork, iPhoto, iMovie and Aperture

Apple Updates iWork for iOS Titles to v1.6.1 to Add iCloud Synchronization 

Apple Updates Xcode, Remote Desktop and iTunes U

Apple Updates iOS Podcasts App to Version 1.0.1

Apple Sends Out Reminders: beta Closes for Good on 31 July

Analysts Stay Strong on Apple Despite Disappointment in 3Q FY2012 Earnings

Fortune: Indies Miss 3Q Numbers in a Big Way, While Morgan Stanley’s Katey Huberty Comes Closest to a Bullseye

Direct download: macosken120726.mp3
Category:Tech News -- posted at: 6:12am EDT

Mac OS Ken: 07.25.2012

Apple Reports Third Quarter Fiscal Year 2012 Earnings, Beating Its Own Guidance While Missing Expectations

Apple Makes Third Quarter Earnings Call Available as a Podcast

Fortune Takes a Look at Apple’s Earnings Call

Apple Releasing Mountain Lion to Consumers Today Via Mac App Store

Direct download: macosken120725.mp3
Category:Tech News -- posted at: 5:14am EDT

Mac OS Ken: 07.24.2012

451/ChangeWave Survey Shows “Unprecedented” Demand for Apple’s Next iPhone; No Joy This Fall for Phone Makers Besides Apple and Samsung

Reuters Joins the Long Line of News Orgs Saying Apple Will Shrink Dock Connector in Next iPhone

iMore Source Says Apple Will Make a 19-Pin to 30-Pin Adaptor

WSJ: Apple Gets Paid for iThings Before It Pays for iThings

In-App Purchase Hacker Says iOS 6 Fix Kills In-App Purchase Hack

DoJ Bashes Apple’s Argument Against eBook Price Fixing Settlement Proposal

Wait Time for MacBook Pro with Retina Display in US Apple Store Drops to 1-2 Weeks

Apple Taps Martin Scorsese as Latest Pitchman for Siri and iPhone 4S

Rare Pixar Image Computer Up for Bids on eBay

Apple Reports 3Q FY2012 Earnings Today at 2pm Pacific/5pm Eastern

Direct download: macosken120724.mp3
Category:Tech News -- posted at: 4:11am EDT

Mac OS Ken: 07.23.2012

FBR Analyst Bullish on Apple, Though Concerned Over Last Quarter and This One

Bernstein Research Analyst Bullish on Apple, Though Concerned Over Last Quarter and This One

Verizon Reports iPhone Sales of 2.7 Million Units for the June Quarter, or Growth of 17% YoY

New iPad with Retina Display Sees Orderly Launch in China

Apple Offers Developers a Quick-Fix Against In-App Purchase Stealing; Promises Permanent Fix in iOS 6

Forbes: Russian Developer Replicates iOS In-App Purchase Stealing Hack for Mac App Store

20th Century Fox Brings Its Movies to iTunes in the Cloud

Apple Expands Countries Covered by iTunes Movies in the Cloud

Apple and Motorola Mobility Each Appeal Judge Posner’s June Dismissal of Their Suit/Countersuit

Apple Appealing Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 Design Loss in the UK

Qantas Rolling Out iPad as In-Flight Entertainment on Domestic 767 Fleet

Report: Apple Building “Tactical” Data Center Next to Current Data Center in Maiden, NC

Direct download: macosken120723.mp3
Category:Tech News -- posted at: 4:16am EDT

Mac OS Ken: 07.20.2012

Big bummer. No news today.

Direct download: macosken120720.mp3
Category:Tech News -- posted at: 2:30am EDT

Mac OS Ken: 07.19.2012

Pacific Crest Analyst Thinks The Street Expects Too Much from Apple’s 3Q Earnings (Though He’s Still Bullish on Apple)

U.K. Judge Orders Apple to Post Messages and Run Ads Saying Samsung Did Not Copy the iPad with the Galaxy Tab 10.1

Samsung Tries to Block Numerous References to Steve Jobs in Upcoming U.S. Trial

Judge Koh Bars Jobs’ “Thermonuclear War” Against Android Remarks from Upcoming Apple/Samsung Trial

Judge Koh Denies Joint Request by Apple and Samsung to Seal Most Documents in July 30th Trial

NY Senator Schumer Urges U.S. DoJ to “Drop the Apple E-Books Suit”

Apple Issues MacBook Air and MacBook Pro Update 1.0 for Mid-2012 Machines

OMG: Apple Intros SMS Order Status Service ;)

Portuguese Association for Consumer Protection to Sue Apple Over Allegedly Misleading AppleCare Marketing

Apple Buys Land for Austin, Texas Expansion

Direct download: macosken120719.mp3
Category:Tech News -- posted at: 5:45am EDT

Mac OS Ken: 07.18.2012

WSJ: Next iPhone to Use In-LCD Touch Sensors for Thinner, Better Screens

Munster Marvels at Planned Purchases of Next iPhone

Morgan Stanley Analyst Thinks The Street Expects Too Much from Apple’s 3Q Earnings (Though She’s Still Bullish on Apple)

SMH: Australian Airline Qantas Drops BlackBerry for iPhone

Evercore Partners Analyst: 25% of Tablets Replacing PCs and Another 25% “Effectively” Replacing PCs

Apple Loses Design Patent Case Against Motorola Over Xoom in Germany

Wired: Apple Awarded Major Patent Covering Touchscreens, GUIs and Data

Apple Looking Into Audio Issues Between Some New MacBook Airs and  27” Thunderbolt Display

EPEAT Reviewing All Ultra-Think Laptops in Its Program (Not Because of Apple, Just Because (of Apple))

Direct download: macosken120718.mp3
Category:Tech News -- posted at: 5:17am EDT