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: 09.28.2012

iPhone 5 Wave 2 Takes Communicator to 22 More Countries

Six US Regional Carriers Start iPhone 5 Sales Today (Some with $50 Discounts)

UBS Analyst Lowers Holiday-Quarter iPhone Sales Expectations to 38-Million Units Due to Supply Constraints

Some Users See Purple Halo and Purple Flare in Pictures Taken with iPhone 5

Apple Approval Process May Make iPhone 5 Lightning Accessories Slow to Arrive

B of A Testing NFC-Free Payment System for iPhone and Android Phones

Urban Outfitters CIO Says Chain is Ditching Cash Registers for iPod touches and iPads

Apple Denied Music Icon Trademark Due to Similarity to Trademark Owned by MySpace

Motorola Advertises Against iOS 6 Maps with Non-Existent Address

Direct download: macosken120928.mp3
Category:Tech News -- posted at: 5:38am EDT

Mac OS Ken: 09.27.2012

Security Researcher Finds Previously Undiscovered Zero-Day Vulnerability in Java 5, 6 and 7

iPhone 5 Gains First of Many Required Approvals for Sale in China

The Verge: Lack of Turn-By-Turn for iOS Turned Apple Off of Built-In Google Maps

Barclays Analyst Says Apple Needs to Address Maps Issue (Though He Seems Unclear on How)

NYT: Street View Coming to Google Maps Web App “In Two Weeks”

Free 20GB of iCloud Storage for MobileMe Transplants Ends Sunday 30 September

Amazon Seeks to Have Appstore Trademark and False Advertising Suit Brought by Apple Dismissed

RadioShack CEO Out of Job and Off the Board

Apple Insider: Apple Takes iPod Socks Off of the Online Store

Direct download: macosken120927.mp3
Category:Tech News -- posted at: 2:35am EDT

Bloomberg: In-Cell Displays and Qualcomm Chips Two Possible iPhone 5 Pinch Points

IHS iSuppli Analyst: iPhone 5 Geometrically More Complex Than Previous iPhones

Phil Schiller Says Scuff, Scratches and Marks on Aluminum Devices are Normal

Stealing of Apple Kit Up 40% in NYC in an Otherwise Low-Crime Year 

Google Chairman Says His Company Has Not Built a Standalone Google Maps App for iOS; Wishes Apple Had Kept Them Around

WSJ: Restrictions Required Apple to Build Special Maps App for China Using China-Specific Partner

MacRumors Looks at Ways Users Can Help Improve Apple Maps in iOS 6

Barnes and Noble Launches Two New Nook Tablets Aimed at Kindles Fires and iPad

Barnes and Noble Announces Device-Independent Nook Video Service Coming This Fall

Direct download: macosken120926.mp3
Category:Tech News -- posted at: 5:02am EDT

Mac OS Ken: 09.25.2012

Apple Says 5-Million iPhone 5s Sold on Opening Weekend

Munster, Bachman and Wu on Seeming iPhone 5 Numbers Shortfall

Apple Stock Sees Only Slight Dip on Gap Between iPhone 5 Sales Expectations and Actual Numbers

Apple Insider: Apple Reportedly Starting Personal Pickups for iPhone 5 in the States

Consumer Reports: iPhone 5 a “Notable Improvement” Over iPhone 4S, Though iOS 6 Maps are Currently Lacking

AP: Verizon iPhone 5s Shipping Unlocked and Staying Unlocked According to Verizon Rep

Apple Releases Free “iPhone Users Guide for iOS 6” in iBookstore

Apple TV Software Updated to v5.1

SBB Says It Plans to Reach Agreement with Apple Over Use of Its Clock Design in iOS 6 for iPad

Samsung Seeks New Trial Against Apple in the States Based on Alleged Juror Misconduct

Direct download: macosken120925.mp3
Category:Tech News -- posted at: 5:32am EDT

Mac OS Ken: 09.24.2012

Piper Jaffray Analyst: iPhone Sales Expected to Reach 8-Million Units This Past Weekend; Store Lines 83% Longer Than Last Year

Piper Jaffray Analysts: Small Percentage of AT&T Customers Switching to Verizon with iPhone 5

Business Insider: Did Apple Make Enough iPhone 5s to Meet Huge Demand? Or Was Demand Lower Than Expected?

iMore: Thieve in UK, Japan and Tennessee Make off with iPhone 5s

Scuffgate! Reports of iPhone 5s Showing Up with Scuffs and Dings

iFixIt Teardown of iPhone 5 Reveals a More Repairable Device Than iPhone 4S

AnandTech: A6 Processor in iPhone 5 Uses Triple-Core GPU

The Mac Observer: Laptop Battery Life Significantly Improved with OS X 10.8.2 Update

Apple Seeks Additional $707 Million in San Jose Samsung Case

Apple Opening Second Hong Kong Store This Weekend

EC Gives Conditional Approval to Universal Music Purchase of EMI

Apple Takes Three iPhone 5 Ads and One Ad for EarPods to TV

Direct download: macosken120924.mp3
Category:Tech News -- posted at: 3:54am EDT

Mac OS Ken: 09.21.2012

Apple Issues Statement on Mapocalypse (Not My name for it, Nor Apple’s)

ZDNet: Apple Started Seeking Additional Software Engineers for iOS Maps App Last Week

TechCrunh: Lack of Public Transit Directions in iOS 6 Maps App Opens Opportunities for Developers

Apple Issued EFI Firmware Updates for 2012 MacBook Air and 2012 MacBook Pro and an SMC Update for Late-2010 MacBook Air

Apple Takes Xcode 4.5 Out of beta

Cult of Mac: Apple Requiring Screenshots Optimized for iOS 5 for All App Updates

Apple and Four Publishers Offer Up Settlement Deal on Price-Fixing Charges in the EU

Apple Seeks Access to Interviews Between Amazon and USDoJ Held Prior to eBook Price-Fixing Case

Report: Apple Spends $3 Million on Extra Acres for Bigger Solar Farm Near Maiden, NC Data Center

Walmart Drops Full Line of Amazon Kindles from Sale at Stores and Online

American Airlines Outfitting 17,000 FLight Attendants with Samsung Galaxy Notes

Time Warner Cable COO Says His Company Might Give Up Some Control for a Really Good Third-Party UI

Swiss Federal Railway Service Says Apple Used Look and Feel of Its Copyrighted Clock in iOS 6 for iPad Without Permission

Direct download: macosken120921.mp3
Category:Tech News -- posted at: 5:41am EDT

Mac OS Ken: 09.20.2012

Apple Releases iOS 6

Nearly Universal iOS 6 Gripe: Apple Maps App

Fortune: iPhone 5 Review Are Out; Overwhelmingly Positive

AT&T CEO Says “a Lot” of People Seem Willing to Pay Unsubsidized Price for iPhone 5

Wednesday: Lines Forming at Apple Stores for Friday’s iPhone 5 Launch

CNET: Publicity Seekers Started Lining Up at Apple NYC Cube Last Thursday

9 to 5 Mac: Apple Updates the iOS Apps GarageBand, Keynote, Numbers, Pages, Cards, iMovie, Find My Friends, iPhoto, iTunes U and Remote

iLounge: Apple Updates Podcasts App with iCloud Synchronization Feature

Apple Lists Passbook-Enables Apps Inside the iOS 6 Passbook App

Apple Updates Mountain Lion to v10.8.2

Apple Updates iPhoto and Aperture for OS X

Apple Brings Gatekeeper and Minor Fixes to OS X Lion in v10.7.5

Apple Issues Security Updates for Lion and Snow Leopard

Apple Issues EFI Firmware Update 1.0 for MacBook Pro with Retina Display

Microsoft Updates Office for Mac 2011 with Support for Retina Display Macs

Madame Tussauds Wax Museum Hong Kong to Unveil Steve Jobs Figure Next Thursday

Jony Ive and Entire Apple Design Team Hit London for Prestigious D&AD Award

Direct download: macosken120920.mp3
Category:Tech News -- posted at: 5:38am EDT

Mas OS Ken: 09.19.2012

Shipping Times for New iPhone 5 Pre-Orders Slip to 3 to 4 Weeks

Apple Closes About $700

Sterne Agee Analysts Ups iPhone Sales Expectations for Second Time in a Week

Fortune: A Number of Analysts About to Go “Underwater” on Apple Price Targets

Apple Opening Five New Stores Between Thursday and Saturday

9 to 5 Mac: Secret Source Says Apple Looking to Build Datacenter of Unprecedented Size in Hong Kong

Apple Tops 2012 American Consumer Satisfaction Index for Computers and Tablets

Temporary Injunction Against Sales of Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 Stands with Case Caught Between Two Courts

Twentieth Century Fox Intros Digital HD: New Films to Hit Digitally Weeks Ahead of DVD and Blu-Ray

Intel Sets Windows Tablet Event for 27 September

Direct download: macosken120919.mp3
Category:Tech News -- posted at: 5:17am EDT

Mac OS Ken: 09.18.2012

Apple Says 2-Million iPhone 5s Pre-Ordered in First 24-Hours, Doubling Record Set by iPhone 4S

AT&T Says iPhone 5 Its Fastest Selling iPhone Ever

Apple Insider: Financial Analysts Rev Current Quarter iPhone Sales Expectations in Wake of Apple Sales Release

Piper Jaffray Analyst: 6-Million iPhone 5s Sold Through Next Weekend a “Worst Case Scenario”

Apple Shares Break $700 in After-Hours Trading

Report: Apple Tapping Pegatron for 50% to 60% of iPad mini Production

Apple Updates Remote Desktop Admin Software to v3.5.3

Microsoft Sets Windows 8 Celebration Event for 25 October

HP CEO Brags on HP Design (Which Borrows Quite a Bit from Apple)

Direct download: macosken120918.mp3
Category:Tech News -- posted at: 4:42am EDT

Mac OS Ken: 09.17.2012

Fun With Numbers Without Numbers: The iPhone 5 Pre-Order Sell Out Edition

TMO Analysis: Apple’s “Blown Away” Comment a Not So Thinly Veiled Message to Wall Street

Maynard Um Expects Better Sales in First Three Days of iPhone 5 Than First Three Days of iPhone 4S

Munster: iPhone is Rolex in a World of Timex Smartphones

Apple Releases Lightning to Micro USB Connector as Required by EU Law

Apple Posts Publicly Accessible “Blueprint” of iPhone 5 to Its Developer Site

Bloomberg: Siri Co-Founder Adam Cheyer Reportedly Leaves Apple

Apple Seeds New beta of OS X 10.8.2 to Developers

iPad Tops JD Power and Associates Tablet Customer Satisfaction Survey

Ballmer Hints at Microsoft Surface Price Range

HP CEO: We Have to Get Back Into Smartphones

Direct download: macosken120917.mp3
Category:Tech News -- posted at: 5:24am EDT