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: 11.30.2012

Apple Releases iTunes 11

iTunes 11 Lets Users Redeem iTunes Gift Cards Through Computer Camera

Apple Releases Version 5.1.1 of Apple TV Firmware

Apple Updates Remote App for iOS to Version 3.0

Merrill Lynch Analyst Thinks T-Mobile USA Could Announce Deal to Sell iPhone Next Week

WSJ: iPhone 5 Launch in China Appears Imminent

Apple Starts Sales of Unlocked iPhone 5s in the States

Apple Pays Harley-Davidson for Use of “Lightning” Trademark

Apple Puts Shrunken Front Cover of The New Yorker and Time on the Back Cover in Clever iPad mini Ad

Business Insider: Apple Apparently Skipping Advertising During 2013 Superbowl

Apple Enthusiast Posts 485 Apple Ads and Promos on YouTube

Apple Breaks Ground on Two-Building Campus in Santa Clara

Completion of Apple Spaceship Campus Pushed Back to 2016

Microsoft to Start Intel-based Surface Pro at $899 (Minus Keyboard Cover)

Father of the iPod Says Forstall “Got What He Deserved”

Apple and Starbucks Tie-Up on Product (RED) eGift Basket

Find Out More About the Apple/Starbucks Product (RED) eGift Basket at

Direct download: macosken121130.mp3
Category:Tech News -- posted at: 5:33am EDT

Mac OS Ken: 11.29.2012

Barrons: Citi Sees Marked Improvements in Availability of iPhone 5 and iPad mini

ABI Research Says iPad Lineup Accounts for 55% of Tablets Shipped in 3Q 2012

Sales of Samsung Galaxy Phones Banned in the Netherlands for Violating iOS “Bounce Back” Patent (Maybe)

Apple Reportedly Sourcing iPad and MacBook Pro Batteries from Chinese Firms After Samsung Split

Time Warner CEO Hopes Apple Makes a Full-On Television

Bing: iPhone 5 Most-Searched Term in U.S. in 2012 

Working Apple-1 Sells a Auction for New Record-Setting Price

Direct download: macosken121129.mp3
Category:Tech News -- posted at: 5:59am EDT

Mac OS Ken: 11.28.2012

Research Firm Puts iOS at Top of US Smartphone Market for Three-Months ENding in October

IDC: iOS and Android to Knock BlackBerry from Top Spot in Business This Year

Apple Releasing New 21.5-Inch iMac This Friday 30 November

GM Says Siri “Eyes Free” Mode to Land in Two Chevy Vehicles Early Next Year

Bloomberg Report Says Apple Has Fired the Guy in Charge of Maps in iOS

Barclays Bank Deploys Over 8,500 iPad Across UK

Apple Releases Thunderbolt Firmware Update 1.1 for 2012 MacBook Pro

Apple Issues OS X Mountain Lion 10.8.2 Supplemental Update 2.0 for Macs Made in 2012

Apple Releases First Build of OS X 10.8.3 to Developers

Amazon Plays Fun With Numbers Without Numbers for Thanksgiving Weekend Kindle Sales

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Category:Tech News -- posted at: 6:47am EDT

Mac OS Ken: 11.27.2012

TMO: Mr. Munster Now Expects a Full-On Apple Television in November 2013

Business Insider: Mr. Munster Expects Unsubsidized $200 iPhone for India and China in 2014

Fortune: Mr. Munster Sees Increased Foot Traffic for Apple Retail on Black Friday and Similarities Between Microsoft Store and a Ghost Town

IBM: Online Shopping Up Significantly Over Thanksgiving Holiday with iThings Representing in a Huge Way

Raymond James Analyst: Valuable Tablet Shoppers Shop Via iPad

Nielsen: Kids Clamor for iThings This Holiday Season

Best Buy Outs Apple-Centric Holiday Ad

Apple Now Selling iTunes Credit Through Facebook Gifts

Forbes: Analysts High on Apple After Black Friday Sales

Pacific Crest Analyst Lowers Apple Price Target: Still Recommends Shares

Last Week: iPhone 5 Ship Times Drop to Two-Weeks

This Week: iPhone 5 Ship Times Drop to One-Week

Wifi-Only 4th-Gen iPad Now “In Stock” on Apple Site in US and Canada

Wifi-Only and Wifi-Plus-Cellular 4th-Gen iPad Now “In Stock” on Apple Site in US and Canada; iPad minis Still Show Two-Week Wait

Apple Seeks New Language Teachers for Siri

HTC CEO: Happy with Apple Settlement and Not Paying a Much as People Think

Apple Ordered to Reveal Terms of HTC Settlement to Lawyers Representing Samsung

HERE Maps for iOS from Nokia Now in App Store

Direct download: macosken121127.mp3
Category:Tech News -- posted at: 5:43am EDT

Mac OS Ken: 11.21.2012

The Thanksgiving No Show Show

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Category:Tech News -- posted at: 3:43am EDT

Mac OS Ken: 11.20.2012

Fortune: Merrill Lynch Analyst Issues Positive Note on Apple While Lowering Price Target on Company’s Shares

Topeka Capital Analyst Calls Recent Apple Sell-Off “Insanely Insane”

Apple Ends Trading Monday Up $38.05 to Close at $565.73

All Things D Sources Say New iMacs Still Shipping This Year (And Supply Will Still Be Constrained)

9 to 5 Mac: Apple Opens Refurbished Equipment Store on eBay

iTunes Match Suffers Monday Morning Outage on the Heels of Sunday iMessage and FaceTime Failures

9 to 5 Mac Sources Say Siri and Maps Headed to OS X 10.9

Sketchy Source Says OS X 10.9 to Be Called “Lynx” (and I Like It)

Report: Apple Sells Parts of AuthenTec; Keeps the Fingerprint Scanning  and NFC Bits

Greenpeace Lowers Apple to Sixth in Latest Greener Electronics Guide

President Obama Calls a Few CEOs Including Apple CEO Tim Cook to Talk Over U.S. Economy

Intel CEO Paul Otellini Retiring in May 2013

Apple Starts Music Sales on iTunes Russia at Roughly 50% U.S. Prices

Apple Brings Full AC/DC Catalogue to iTunes

Direct download: macosken121120.mp3
Category:Tech News -- posted at: 5:09am EDT

Mac OS Ken: 11.19.2012

Bloomberg: Apple and Motorola Mobility Consider Binding Arbitration to Settle FRAND Licensing Issues

Samsung Files to See Terms of Apple-HTC Settlement

U.S. Magistrate Judge Allows Samsung and Apple to Add New Products to Existing Patent Lawsuit

IDC Analyst: iPad Sales Increase in China After iPad Trademark Settlement with Proview

Apple Closing Messages beta for Lion; Suggests People Upgrade to Mountain Lion

iMessage and FaceTime Take a Sunday Nap

Australia Sends Apple a Bill for $28.5 Million in Back Taxes

OpenFeint Closing Down; Developers Urged to Migrate Games to New Owner Gree

Android Version Jelly Bean Omits Birthdays and Events from the Month of December

Authorities Arrest Guy They Believe to be the “Inside Man” at the JFK/iPad Heist

Direct download: macosken121119.mp3
Category:Tech News -- posted at: 5:04am EDT

Mac OS Ken: 11.16.2012

Morgan Stanley Analyst Thinks Apple Will Sell More iPhones and iPads in the Next Six-Months Than Wall Street is Expecting

Credit Suisse Analyst Reiterates “Outperform” Rating on Apple on Computer/Tablet/Smartphone Strength

Jeffries and Co Analyst Sees Something Involving Apple and TV as “Imminent”

Single Source Rumor Has New iMacs Pushed to 2013

USA Today: Survey Shows Significant Number of Windows Users Making Their Next Purchase an Apple Purchase (Though Not Necessarily a Mac)

HP PC-Exec Disses/Dismisses Microsoft Surface

Microsoft Issues Critical Security Updates for Office for Mac 2008 and 2011 and Bug Fixes for 2011

Apple Asking App Developers to Rename or Remove Apps with the Word “Memory” in the Title from the App Store

Apple Releases iBooks 3.0.2 to Fix Crashing Issue on iOS 6 Devices

WSJ: Source Says Google Putting Finishing Touches on Google Maps App for iOS

Apple Takes Control of 1,000+ Nortel Patents Purchased by Rockstar Consortium

Sorkin: Jobs Bio-Pic to Take Place Backstage Before Three Apple Product Launches

Jimmy, Tommy and Hendry Knock Over JFK for $1.5 Million in iPad minis

Direct download: macosken121116.mp3
Category:Tech News -- posted at: 5:18am EDT

Mac OS Ken: 11.15.2012

Samsung Mobile Exec Says His Company Not Pursuing HTC-Style Settlement with Apple

Munster: 20-Percent Increase in A-Series Processors May Eventually Cost Samsung Processor Production for Apple

Fortune: Financial Analysts Still Like Apple Fundamentals; Stand by Their Targets

S&P Capital IQ Analyst Ups Apple Rating from “Buy” to “Strong Buy”

Gartner: Android Increases Lead Over iOS in Smartphones; Apple is Third-Largest Cellphone Maker on the Planet

Lawyer Sues Microsoft Over 32GB Surface RT Having Less Than 32GB of User Accessible Memory

Apple Turns on Turn-By-Turn Navigation in iOS 6 for Australia

Foxconn Takes Delivery of 10,000 “Foxbot” Manufacturing Machines

Direct download: macosken121115.mp3
Category:Tech News -- posted at: 2:14am EDT

Mac OS Ken: 11.14.2012

Fortune: The Man Who Made “The Bear Case for Apple” Is Suddenly in an Apple Buying Mood

UBS Hardware Analyst Says Apple Execs Say There are “More Frontiers to Conquer, More New Categories to Create”

CNET: Analyst Says Android Tablets Will Overtake iPad in Terms of Sales in First Half of 2013

Chetan Sharma: Apple Currently Earns 95% of Global Profits in Tablets and Over 70% of Global Profits in Smartphones

Apple Stops Physical Sales of AppleCare in Italy and Modifies Offering Online

Nokia Plans to Launch Maps App for iOS and Android in Coming Weeks

Apple Tops in Retail Productivity; Makes $6,050 Per Square Foot

Apple Launches 2012 Holiday Gift Guide

The Squier by Fender USB Stratocaster

Oakley Airwave Goggles: Powered by Android, Available Through Apple’s Online Store

The Next Web: Job Postings Indicate Plans to Expand Apple Retail to Brazil and Turkey

Direct download: macosken121114.mp3
Category:Tech News -- posted at: 5:11am EDT