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: 03.29.2013

Facebook Holding Android Press Event Next Week; Fabled Facebook Phone Expected by Many

Rumor: Samsung to Get Dedicated Store-in-Store Areas in Select Best Buy Locations

Apple Releases Refined and Streamlined Find My Friends App for iOS

Apple Issues Update for Final Cut Pro X, Motion, and Compressor

Apple Launches Online Final Cut Promo Aimed at Video Pros

Apple Releases Apple Launches New iPad and iPad mini Promotional Page 

Apple Highlights Parents Guide to iTunes in UK App Store After Rash of Complaints About Kids and App Store Purchases

Apple Making iTunes Store “Report a Problem” Option More Accessible

Apple Hiring Maps Ground Truth Workers for Lots of Parts of the Planet

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Category:Tech News -- posted at: 5:46am EDT

Mac OS Ken: 03.28.2013

Shaw Wu Sees T-Mobile USA Adding iPhone as a Big Deal for Apple

Munster: iPhone 5 Launch Saw 5x the Number of Twitter Mentions as the Galaxy S4 Launch

Pacific Crest Analyst Lowers iPhone and iPad Sales Expectations for Current Quarter

Apple Thinks Judge Koh Made $85 Million Error in Award Owed by Samsung

Apple Sued by Chinese Firm for Alleged IP Infringement Related to Siri

Fortune: Chinese People Not Buying Chinese Apple Bashing

Reuters: Popularity Helps Buffer Apple from Chinese State-Media Attacks

WSJ: Commenters on Chinese Financial Magazine Website Rail Against State-Run Monopolies in Wake of Apple Editorials

Minyanville: China is Pro-Harmony Not Anti-Apple

Business Insider: Why The Beijing Olympics Were A Huge Mistake For China

Sun Liping: The Third Stage in the Failure of Power

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Category:Tech News -- posted at: 3:37am EDT

Mac OS Ken: 03.27.2013

T-Mobile USA to Start iPhone 5 Sales on 12 April Under new Uncarrier Plan

TechCrunch: T-Mobile Uncarrier Walks and Quacks Like a Carrier (Mostly)

Munster Sees Gloom for First Half of the Year for Apple Followed by Boom in the Second Half

IDC Says Apple Gained on Samsung in Electronics Sales in 4Q CY2012

comScore: Counting Mobile Puts Apple Online Properties in the Top 10 with U.S. Users

Report: Apple Strengthening Premium Reseller Expansion as Passage to India

First Chapter of Authorized Steve Jobs Manga Hits Online and Newsstands in Japan

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Category:Tech News -- posted at: 2:00am EDT

Mac OS Ken: 03.26.2013

CNET: Source Says T-Mobile Will Talk iPhone at Uncarrier Event Today

Apple Offers Free Next-Day Shipping on All iPhones Through US Online Store

Chevy Runs Ads Touting Siri Eyes-Free Integration on the Sonic

Macworld UK: Apple Adds Trojan.Yontoo.1 to XProtect.plist

Forbes: Annual Chinese TV Investigative Program Lambasts Apple Over Warranty Policies in China

Apple Responds to Chinese TV Accusations and Gets Lambasted by Chinese Newspaper

China Daily: Apple Pursuit Lures 20,000 Students Into High-Interest Loans

GigaOm Looks at the PR Battle Between Chinese Media and Apple

Cult of Mac: Three Possible Reasons for Chinese Media Hating on Apple

Japan Finds Huge Deposits of Rare Earth Metals

Bloomberg: Hon Hai Posts Record Profit as Apple Expands Product Line

UK Officer Reports Son for Fraud Over £3,700 in iOS App Charges

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Category:Tech News -- posted at: 5:16am EDT

Mac OS Ken: 03.25.2013

Early Friday: Glaring Vulnerability Found in Apple ID Security

Mid-Friday: Apple Acknowledges Apple ID Security Issue

Late Friday: Apple Patches Apple ID Insecurity

Doctor Web Warns of Tracking and Ad-Injections Malware for OS X: Trojan.Yontoo.1

Apple Buys Indoor-GPS Company WifiSLAM

Apple Adds In-App Purchases Notification to Titles in App Store

Strategy Analytics: iCloud Top Cloud Service In Terms of Users in US

SMH: Microsoft and Adobe Execs Fail to Satisfy Australian Parliament in IT Pricing Inquiry

Rumor: LG Working on Smartwatch and a Google Glass-Like Wearable Something

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Category:Tech News -- posted at: 2:16am EDT

Mac OS Ken: 03.22.2013

Apple Tops JD Power Smartphone List for 9th Consecutive Survey

comScore Puts Amazon in Second in Tablets in the US Behind Apple and Ahead of Samsung

Apple Hits 75-Percent Renewable Energy Use at Corporate Locations and 100% at Data Centers

Apple Offers Two-Step Verification for Apple ID

Apple Kicks Skeuomorphic Elements Out of Podcasts App for iOS

Apple Sends Podcasters New Requirements for Album Art and Streaming Settings

Apple Rejecting Apps Accessing UDID Starting May 1; Requiring New Apps and App Updates to Support iPhone 5 and Retina Display

WSJ: Sources Say Jony Ive Working More Closely with Human Interface Team

Schmidt Implies Apple Holding Up Google Now for iOS; Apple Says App Never Submitted for Review

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Category:Tech News -- posted at: 5:50am EDT

Mac OS Ken: 03.21.2013

Canacord and Credit Suisse Analysts Positive on Apple Thanks to Belief in Low-Cost iPhone

iPhone Sales Help China Telecom Beat Analyst Expectations for Most Recent Quarter

IHS Expects Samsung to Significantly Widen Its First-Place Hold on Cellphones Worldwide in 2013

DRM-Firm Intertrust Sues Apple for Alleged Infringement of 15 Patents

New Passcode Vulnerability Found in iOS 6.1.3 Affecting iPhone 4 Only

Apple Updates GarageBand for iOS with Minor Tweaks and Added Audiobus Compatibility

Audiobus Celebrates GarageBand for iOS Compatibility with Limited Time 50% Discount

Walmart Tripling Its iPhone-Based Scan-and-Go Self-Checkout Tests

Fortune: Economic Policy Institute Suggests Apple Give Part of Cash Hoard to Employees INstead of Shareholders

USPOT Approves Trademark Application for the Term iAd

Did You Know Sony Has a SmartWatch?

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Category:Tech News -- posted at: 2:23am EDT

Mac OS Ken: 03.20.2013

Apple Fixes Passcode Vulnerability and Improves Maps in Japan with Release of iOS 6.1.3

iOS 6.1.3 Kills evasi0n Jailbreak; Credits evad3rs with Discovery of Four-of-Six Vulnerabilities Patched

Apple Updates Apple TV Software to v5.2.1; Includes Revamped Hulu-Plus App, More Music in the Cloud

Topeka Capital Markets Analyst Suggests Apple Do What Financial Analysts Keep Saying Apple Should Do

Bernstein Analyst Believes In the Positive Effect of an iWatch on Apple Shares (Despite Not Having Any Idea What It Will Do or Cost)

Samsung Says It Has Been Working on a Watch Product for Some Time

Yankee Group Expects iPhones to Widen Lead Over Galaxy Phones in U.S. in 2013

Yonhap News: Samsung and LG in Patent Row Over Eye-Tracking Technology

EU Justice Commissioner Says Apple is Not Doing Enough to Inform Consumers of Their Warranty Rights Under EU Law

Judge Encourages Lawyers to Seek Sanctions Against Apple in Locationgate Case

Apple Poaches Adobe CTO Kevin Lynch

Apple Store Barton Creek in Austin Reopens This Saturday at 10am

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Category:Tech News -- posted at: 4:16am EDT

Mac OS Ken: 03.19.2013

Apple Up Over 5-Percent and Samsung Down Nearly 5-Percent Since Introduction of Galaxy S4

TMO: Apple Up Based on Belief of Analysts That Apple Will Increase Dividend

Gazelle CEO Says Trade-Ins of Samsung Phone Up Huge Since Galaxy S4 Event (Though Not So Much iPhones)

Morgan Stanley Analyst Predicts Unspecified “Killer Feature” for Next iPhone

T-Mobile USA Holding Some Sort of Press Event Next Tuesday

BlackBerry CEO Says the iPhone User Interface Has Gotten Old

IDC: Traditional PC Sales Expectations Go From Bad to Worse

NPD Group Says Mac Sales Up 14% Year-Over-Year for January and February

Starwood Hotel Aloft Cupertino Picks Up Apple TV for In-Room Entertainment

Computerworld Thinks WWDC Will Be June 10-14

MacNN: Apple Opening a New Store in Leeds, England This Thursday; Hiring for Two Stores in Germany

Funny or Die Releasing Comedic Steve Jobs Biopic on 15 April

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Category:Tech News -- posted at: 5:06am EDT

Mac OS Ken: 03.18.2013

Apple Launches “Why iPhone” Page in Wake of Samsung Galaxy S4 Event

Gruber and Siegler Think Schiller Goofed Going After Samsung and Android Ahead of Galaxy S4 Event

Apple Shares Rise on First Day After Samsung Galaxy S4 Event

Shaw Wu Believes in the Low-Cost iPhone in 2013 and the Bigger iPhone in 2014

Sound Technology Powerhouse THX Sues Apple For Alleged Patent Infringement in Consumer Electronics

Apple Loses Legal Bid for iFone Trademark in Mexico

TMO: Apple Faces Class-Action Suit Over Image Ghosting in Some MBPs with Retina Display

Tim Cook Drops from No. 1 to No. 18 on Glassdoor.com List of Top Tech CEOs

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg Tops 2013 Glassdoor.com Top Tech CEOs List

Former Head of Apple Retail Says He Was Not Incompetent, He Just Did Not Fit with Apple

Release Date Postponed for Ashton Kutcher/Steve Jobs Biopic

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Category:Tech News -- posted at: 6:02am EDT