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: 10.31.2012

Shaw Wu Sees Executive Changes at Apple as Positive

Gene Munster Sees Cook and Ive in for the Long Haul

Brian White and Bill Power See Changes at Apple as “Natural Evolution”

Apple Pushes iTunes 11 to (Probably Late) November

Washington Post: Pentagon Adding iOS and Android Devices to Its Mobile Mix

9 to 5 Mac: iPad with Retina Display Ship Times Slip to One Week

Canaccord Genuity Analyst Sees Apple Selling 101.6 Million iPads in FY2013

Ballmer: Nobody Has Made a Tablet Customers Want Until the Microsoft Surface

Ballmer: Apple is a Low-Volume Player in Everything but Tablets (Never Mind Smartphone and MP3 Players)

Direct download: macosken121031.mp3
Category:Tech News -- posted at: 4:58am EDT

Mac OS Ken: 10.30.2012

Apple Ditches iOS Lead Forstall and Retail Chief Browett

WSJ: Sources Say Forstall Fired Over Refusal to Sign the Mapology

Cult of Mac: Forstall Role as “Advisor” Likely Just to Keep Him Out of the Job Market

Tim Cook Emails Apple Employees on Executive Changes

All Things D: The Big News is Jony Ive’s Ascendence Over Hardware AND Software Design

GigaOm: The BIG Big News is Tim Cook Branding Apple as His Own

Forstall and Browett Pictures Already Pulled from Apple “Executive Profiles” Page

Direct download: macosken121030.mp3
Category:Tech News -- posted at: 4:53am EDT

Mac OS Ken: 10.29.2012

Wifi-Only iPad mini Shipping Time Slips from 2 November to “Two Weeks”

Amazon Says Sales of $199 Kindle Fire HD Pop After Announcement of $329 iPad mini

Amazon Posts Self-Leaning Chart Comparing Kindle Fire HD Versus iPad mini on Front Page of

MarketWatch: Gazelle Sees Devices Trade-Ins Rise 700% After iPad mini Announcement; NextWorth Sees iPad Trade-Ins Rise 1,000%

DMCA Exemption Not Extended to Tablets or Smartphones Purchased Next Year

A New Round of Countries to Receive iPhone 5 This Friday

PC Magazine Gives 13-Inch MacBook Pro with Retina Display (Conditional) Editors’ Choice Nod

iFixIt Gives 13-Inch MacBook Pro with Retina Display 2 Out of 10 for Repairability

Apple Launches TV Ad for 13-Inch MacBook Pro with Retina Display

Apple Issues Software Updates for New 13-Inch MacBook Pro with Retina Display as Well as for Camera RAW, Logic Pro and Logic Express

iFixit Gives New Mac mini “8 Out of 10” Repairability Rating

Google Android Event and D: Dive Into Mobile Both Postponed Due to Hurricane Sandy

Get the Free Hurricane App by the American Red Cross on iTunes

Registration Open for Macworld/iWorld 2013

Apple Opening New Retail Location in Shenzhen, China This Weekend

Apple Inc Takes Control of Apple Corps Granny Smith Green Apple Logo

Working Apple 1 Up for Auction

Direct download: macosken121029.mp3
Category:Tech News -- posted at: 5:11am EDT

Mac OS Ken: 10.26.2012

Fortune: Financial Analysts Weigh-In on Tuesday Apple Event

Barrons: Other Financial Analysts Weigh-In on Tuesday Apple Event Part I

Barrons: Other Financial Analysts Weigh-In on Tuesday Apple Event Part II

CNET: Yet Another Weighs-In on Tuesday Apple Event

TMO: Shaw Wu Thinks Apple Knows What It’s Doing with iPad mini Pricing

Daring Fireball: iPad mini Priced at “Gamble” Rather Than “Sure Thing”

Electronista: No GPS for Wifi-Only iPad mini

Apple Posts External Schematics of iPad mini and 4th-Gen iPad

A Couple of Analysts Comment on 4th-Gen iPad

KGI Analyst Thinks iPad mini Could Mean End of Development for iPod touch

Apple Starts Sales of Lightning to HDMI and Lightning to VGA Adapters

Apple Updates Final Cut Pro X, Motion and Compressor

CNNMoney: AT&T Activates 1.3 Million iPhone 5s in First Week of Availability

Vast Majority of Smartphones Activated by AT&T Last Quarter Were iPhones

Sprint Activates 1.5 Million iPhones Total in September Quarter

Apple Reports September-Quarter Record Sales for iPhone, iPad and Mac and Record September Quarter Revenue

Fortune: Wall Street Expected Higher EPS Than Apple Delivered

Apple Opening Remodeled Palo Alto Store on 27 October

Direct download: macosken121026.mp3
Category:Tech News -- posted at: 5:43am EDT

Mac OS Ken: 10.24.2012

Apple Streams iPad mini Event Live; Adds Apple Events Channel to Apple TV

Apple Intros iBooks 3.0

Apple Updates iBooks Author to Version 2.0

Apple Introduces Updated Mac mini and Mac mini Server

Apple Insider: Fusion Drive Explained

Apple Intros New iMacs with Thinner Form Factor, Fusion Drive and No Optical Drive

Apple Intros 13-Inch MacBook Pro with Retina Display

Apple Intros 4th-Gen iPad and iPad mini

CNET: Some Apple Store Accepting 3rd-Gen iPad Returns if Purchased in Last 30-Days

Direct download: macosken121024.mp3
Category:Tech News -- posted at: 5:30am EDT

Mac OS Ken: 10.23.2012

Paid-Content Goes Live in iBookstore for 17 New Countries One Day Before Anticipated iPad mini Event

Bloomberg/Businessweek Says iPad in Education to Be Major Focus of San Jose Apple Event

US Immigration and Customs Enforcement Dropping BlackBerry for iPhone

Gartner VP: iPads to Outnumber BlackBerries at Work by 2014

Rumor: Apple and VMWare Working on Cloud-Based iWork Suite for iPad

Fortune: 44 of 64 Analysts Thinks Mac Sales in 4Q Beat Mac Sales in 3Q

JP Morgan Analyst Says iPad mini Will Increase Erosion of PC-Sales

Boy Genius Report: Lighting Authentication Chip Clones Prevalent in China

Japanese Court Rejects Two Samsung Patent-Infringement Claims Against Apple

Samsung Says Reports That It’s Killing Its LCD Panel Deal with Apple Are False

The Loop Posts Rare 20-Minute Documentary on Steve Jobs Building NeXT

Direct download: macosken121023.mp3
Category:Tech News -- posted at: 5:20am EDT

Mac OS Ken: 10.22.2012

Fortune Looks at the Many Unknowns and Great Expectations for the Tuesday Apple Event

Gruber Sees $249 to $299 as a Sensible Starting Price for iPad mini

KGI Analyst Estimates iPad Mini Components to Run from $195 at the Low End to $254.50 at the High End

Price-Comparison Site Says Consumers Choose Black iThings Over White iThings by 70% So Far in 2012

Evercore Partners Analyst Expects Apple to Phase-Out iPad 2 Soon

Electronista: Apple Event Could Include Release Date for iTunes 11

iMore: iBook Description in France May Indicate iBooks 3.0 Announcement (or May Have Been a Typo)

TechCrunch: Wait Times Reduced for New iPods

All Things D: Sources Say Apple Hires Engineering Team from Color; Does Not Buy Entire Company

9 to 5 Mac: Work Begins on the Apple Prineville,OR Data Center

Nokia Lumia 920 on Pre-Order at Best Buy for $149.99

Apple Sued for Locking the iPhone to AT&T (And No, It’s Not 2008)

Direct download: macosken121022.mp3
Category:Tech News -- posted at: 5:05am EDT

Mac OS Ken: 10.19.2012

Fortune: Pro and Indie Analysts Combined Expect iPhone Sales of 26.4 Million Units for 4QFY2012

Fortune: Pro Analysts Expects 17.6 Million iPads Sold for 4QFY2012; Indies Look for Sales of 19.23 Million

Verizon Sells Just 651,000 iPhone 5s Last Quarter Due to Supply Constraints, Not Demand

Verizon (and Perhaps Sprint) iPhone 5 Owners See Strange Time Shifts on Their New Phones

Apple Loses UK Appeal; Will Have to Run “Samsung Didn’t Copy iPad” Ads

Judge Koh Says Apple Cannot Seek Additional Damages in Samsung Case Without Revealing Info It Does Not Want to Appeal

Employment of Hacker Comex Ends When He Forgets to Respond to Extension Email

Apple Retail Chief Browett Shows Off Wangfujing Store; Confirms Store Being Built in Shenzhen

Shaw Wu: Microsoft Surface Pricing Could Be “Fatal Mistake”

Newsweek Killing Print; Going All-Digital at Start of 2013

CNET: Some Extreme Orthodox Christians in Russia See Apple Logo as Blasphemous

Direct download: macosken121019.mp3
Category:Tech News -- posted at: 5:19am EDT

Mac OS Ken: 10.18.2012

Musnter Sees Growth for Apple with iPad mini Despite Likely Traditional iPad Cannibalization

Janney Montgomery Scott Analyst Ups Apple Price Target on iPad mini Expectations

WSJ: Anonymous Foxconn Exec Says “iPhone 5 is the most difficult device that Foxconn has ever assembled”

iFixIt: New iPod nano Gets Middle-of-the-Road Third-Party Repairability Rating

iFixIt and Greenpeace Bash EPEAT for Giving Green/Gold Certification to Ultrathin Laptops

Apple Reportedly Holding Made for iThings Technology Summit in Shenzhen November 7-9

Fun with Numbers Without Numbers: The 32GB Microsoft Surface for Windows RT Edition

Business Insider: Windows RT to Take Up First 12GB of 32GB Microsoft Surface

Google Sends Out Invitations to Android Event for 29 October in NYC

Munster: Price-Matching at Best Buy and Target Will Not Blunt Force of Amazon

Best Buy to Launch Its Own 9.7-Inch Android Tablet Pre-Holidays

Direct download: macosken121018.mp3
Category:Tech News -- posted at: 3:39am EDT

Mac OS Ken: 10.17.2012

Apple Sends Out Invitations for 23 October Event

Apple Insider: Secret Source Says Apple Will Launch 12 iPad mini Configurations in 2 Colors for Total of 24 Choices

Microsoft Starts Ads for Surface

Microsoft Begins Pre-Orders for Surface for Windows RT Units

Alleged Schillergram Says 5th-Gen iPod touch Too Thin for an Ambient Light Sensor

ABI Research: App Sizes Hulk Out with iOS Move to Retina Displays

Macworld UK: Apple May Leverage Passbook as Payment Method in Its Retail Stores

Apple Pushes Java Update Addressing “Zero-Day” Exploit to Snow Leopard, Lion and Mountain Lion Machines

Apple Reportedly Buys San Francisco-Based HTML5 Developer Particle

Foxconn Admits to Using Underage Labor for a Few Weeks for Non-Apple Manufacturing

Watchmaker with “Exclusive” Rights to SBB Clock Design “Surprised” by Apple Licensing Deal

Direct download: macosken121017.mp3
Category:Tech News -- posted at: 4:54am EDT