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: 04.30.2013

KGI Analyst Predicts Lower Price for iPad mini

“Allegedly Authentic” iPhone 5S Leak Helps Boost Apple Shares

Apple Back to Being the Most Valuable Publicly Traded Company (for Now)

KGI Analyst Expects Refreshed MacBook Air Sans Retina Display at or Around WWDC

Bernstein Analyst Reiterates $600 Price Target and Outperform Rating on Apple Shares Despite iPhone Market Share Shrinkage

ISI Analyst and Donald Trump Call for Larger Screen for iPhone

SFPD Sting Poses Cops as iPhone Fences to Try to Deter iTheft

Google Now Lands on iOS as Part of App Update for Google Search

Updates to Square Register Make it More Restaurant Friendly

Apple Wins Case Against Patent Troll Golden Bridge Technology

Coffee with Cook Still Stands at $600,000

Direct download: macosken130430.mp3
Category:Tech News -- posted at: 4:41am EDT

Mac OS Ken: 04.29.2013

Yankee Group: iPhone Will Win Over Android-Powered Smartphones in U.S. Beginning in 2016

IDC: As Worldwide Smartphone Pie Gets Bigger, iPhone Slice Gets Smaller

Bloomberg: One-Year-Old iPhone Deal Starts Bearing Fruit for China Telecom

Apple Adds “Learn More About In-App Purchases” Section to App Store

Apple Not Changing Behavior of VPN on Demand on Previously Shipped iOS 6.1 Devices

Apple Contesting November 2012 VirnetX Verdict

KGI Securities Analyst Expects MacBook Pros with Intel Haswell Processors at or Near WWDC

Apple Promises “Week-of” WWDC Videos for Registered Apple Developers Not in Attendance

Apple Announces the Return of Developer-Focused Tech Talks for Fall of 2013

Apple Submits Minor Revisions to Spaceship Campus Plans to City of Cupertino

Apple Sends Out Mailer Updating Neighbors on Spaceship Campus Plans

HP Begins Sales of Android-Based Slate 7 for $169.99

Coffee with Cook Bid Up to $600,000 (for Charity)

Direct download: macosken130429.mp3
Category:Tech News -- posted at: 3:00am EDT

Mac OS Ken: 04.26.2013

WWDC 2013 Tickets: Gone in 90 Seconds

Apple Offers a Number of Developers a Second Chance at WWDC 2013 Tickets

WWDC Alternative - AltWWDC - to Run at Same Time as WWDC in San Francisco

iPad Takes Top Spot in Latest JD Power Customer Satisfaction Survey for Tablets

Sprint Sells 1.5-Million iPhones in 1Q CY2013

AT&T Activates 4.8-Million iPhones in 1Q CY2013; iPhone Accounts for 80-Percent of Smartphones Sold in 1Q

Apple Store Berlin to Open on Friday 3 May

Apple Ordered to Pay $118,000 to Three Chinese Authors for Copyright Infringement

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Direct download: macosken130426.mp3
Category:Tech News -- posted at: 5:54am EDT

Mac OS Ken: 04.25.2013

Apple Announces Dates for WWDC - June 10-14 at Moscone West in SF; Tickets Go On Sale Thursday 25 April at 10AM PDT

Apple Offers 150 Student Scholarships for WWDC (But You Have to Build an App to Qualify)

9 to 5 Mac: WWDC Will Likely Mark 230-Days Between Apple Keynotes

Apple R&D Spending Up 33-Percent So Far in FY2013

Apple Opens “A Decade of iTunes” Section on Store to Celebrate Its First Ten Years

NPD Group: iTunes Leader By Far in Online Video Sales and Rental Downloads

Analysts Lower Targets But Remain Positive in Wake of Apple 2Q FY2013 Earnings Call

Coffee with Cook: Current Bid for Charity Stands at $175,000

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Direct download: macosken130425.mp3
Category:Tech News -- posted at: 5:46am EDT

Mac OS Ken: 04.24.2013

Apple Reports 2QFY2013 Results; Sees Record Revenue, iPhone and iPad Sales

Apple More Than Doubles Capital Return Program; Dividend Increased and Share Buybacks Significantly Increased

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Direct download: macosken130424.mp3
Category:Tech News -- posted at: 5:21am EDT

Mac OS Ken: 04.23.2013

WSJ: Hey! Maybe Apple is a Software-Hardware Hybrid!

Fortune: The Case Against the Cases Against Tim Cook

Apple Earnings Call Set for Tuesday 23 April at 2PM PDT/5PM EDT

Rumor: Citi Analyst Says Next iPhone “Delayed” to August or September Due to Production Issues

Rumor: The Register Says Apple Has Returned Between 5-Million and 8-Million iPhones to Foxconn as Unfit to Sell

Cricket Lowers iPhone Service Prices in Wake of T-Mobile USA iPhone Launch

9 to 5 Mac: $15 Checks in AntennaGate Case Are in the Mail

USITC Rules in Favor of Apple in Last Complaint Brought by Motorola

Apple Pledges $8 Million to Earthquake Relief in Wake of Saturday Earthquake in China

Apple Sponsoring Lennon Educational Tour Bus (Still)

Flashback: Lennon Educational Tour Bus Rolls Into Macworld 2005

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Direct download: macosken130423.mp3
Category:Tech News -- posted at: 5:37am EDT

Mac OS Ken: 04.22.2013

Raymond James Analyst: Investors Need to Stop Worrying Over Carriers and High-End Smartphone Subsidies

Prepaid MVNO TracFone Adds 839,000 Customers in Same Quarter it Adds iPhone 5

Barclays Analyst Lowers Apple Target from $535 to $465

Apple Earnings Call Set for Tuesday 23 April at 2PM PDT/5PM EDT

Penguin Offers Settlement to End Apple eBook Price-Fixing Charges in the European Union

YouGov Says iPad Share of Tablet Market in UK Falls to 63-Percent

RadioShack Starts Selling a Range of Apple Accessories

Apple Says It Holds Anonymized Siri Requests for Two-Years

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Direct download: macosken130422.mp3
Category:Tech News -- posted at: 5:45am EDT

Mac OS Ken: 04.19.2013

Verizon: Smartphone Sales Grow Year-Over-Year as Do Sales of iPhones in 1Q 2013

Fortune Calls Out Sister Site - CNNMoney - for Misleading Headline on Verizon iPhone Numbers

Chitika: iPad Reclaims Web Traffic Share in US and Canada; Up to 81.9-Percent in March

Microsoft Exec Indicates Small, Windows-Based Touch Devices Coming Soon

Apple Scaling Back One-to-One Terms of Service

Report: Brazen Pirate iOS App Store Out of China May Make International Move

Jony Ive Makes Time List of 100 Most Influential People 2013 List

Direct download: macosken130419.mp3
Category:Tech News -- posted at: 5:38am EDT

Mac OS Ken: 04.18.2013

Apple Dips Briefly Below $400 on Apparent Bad News from Supplier

Supply Chain Issue Could Actually Hint at New Apple Hotness

BMO Capital Analyst Cuts Apple Target Because It Cannot Make 70-Percent of the Handset Industry Profits Forever

Asymco: Apple Taking 45-Percent of PC Industry Profits

Apple Extends Polycarbonate MacBook Bottom Case Coverage by Two-Years

Report: Amazon Said to Have Purchased Siri Counterpart Evi

Apple Makes New OS X 10.8.4 beta Available to Developers

Apple App Store Cited in Chinese Media as a Purveyor of Porn

Scaffolding Coming Down Outside of Apple Store in Berlin

iSteve Is Up on Funny or Die

Direct download: macosken130418.mp3
Category:Tech News -- posted at: 4:34am EDT

Mac OS Ken: 04.17.2013

Munster Sees $300 Contract-Free iPhone Coming This Fall (and It Could Wreck the iPhone Party)

WSJ Says Microsoft Eyeing Parts for a Smartwatch

Communications Expert Says Apple Silence Is Currently Hindering the Company

Symantec: Android Saw Most Malware in 2012, Though iOS Had Largest Number of Vulnerabilities

Weird Suit Sees Apple Sued for Patent Violation

NPD: iTunes Still Rules U.S. Digital Music Sales; Less Than 40-Percent of Consumers Think Owning Music is Important

Apple Store on Boylston in Boston Closed in Wake of Monday Bombings

Apple Puts Mothers Day Promotion Front and Center in US Online Store

Apple Updates iPhoto and Aperture with New Photo Stream Functions and Bug Fixes

Apple Releases Minor Xcode Update

Apple Steps Up Hiring for Oregon Datacenter

Time Warner Cable to Start Streaming Channels and VOD Through iOS App Outside of the Home Beginning Today

Facebook Talking About Bringing Home to iOS (or - You Know - Not - Whatever)

Direct download: macosken130417.mp3
Category:Tech News -- posted at: 2:34am EDT