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: 05.31.2013

Apple Intros Stripped Down 16GB Fifth-Gen iPod touch for $229

Apple: 100 Million iPod touches Sold

Apple Knocks $100 Off Price of Non-Retina 13-Inch MacBook Pro for Education Buyers

Nuance Confirms Its Part in Siri Voice Recognition

Samsung Confirms Galaxy S4 Mini

Apple Agrees to Pay $53 Million to Settle iPhone/iPod Liquid Sensor Class-Action Suit

Former EPA Official Comments on New Job at Apple

Apple Adds RAW Support for 13 Cameras with Digital Camera RAW Compatibility Update 4.06

Alaska Airlines Adopts Apple Passbook Integration

Apple Announces Dates and Early Acts for iTunes Music Festival London

Mac Game Store Bundles Six Big Games for $20 Through Saturday at Midnight Pacific

Grumpy Cat Gets a Picture Deal

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Category:Tech News -- posted at: 3:32am EDT

Mac OS Ken: 05.30.2013

Tim Cook D:11 Review - Adam Lashinsky Seems Frustrated

Tim Cook D:11 Review - Tom Krazit Seems Bored

Tim Cook D:11 Review - Twitteratti Seem Mixed

Tim Cook D:11 Review - Gene Munster Seems to Be Hearing Things No One Else Hears

Tim Cook D:11 Review - Greenpeace Likes the New Hire

Full D:11 Tim Cook Interview Available to View Online and Via Apple TV

Asymco’s Horace Dediu Says Apple TV Share of Streaming Devices Equal to iPod Share of MP3 Players (with a Caveat or Two)

Experian: iPhone Owners Use Smartphones More Than Android Owners (Though Less of That Time is Talking)

WSJ: Pegatron Will Be Primary Builder of Low-Cost iPhone

Reuters Two Weeks Ago: Pegatron Vies to Be Primary Builder of Low-Cost iPhone

Apple Updates iTunes Movie Trailers App with Fandango Purchases and Video Playback Improvements

Apple Updates Fuji Xerox Printer Drivers

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Category:Tech News -- posted at: 4:17am EDT

Mac OS Ken: 05.29.2013

Rumor Has Next iPhone Doubling Retina Resolution of iPhone 5

Apple Retail Top Chain in UK in Which? Consumer Survey

CEO of Commonwealth Bank of Australia Sees Apple and Google as Potential Rivals of His Bank

Connected Data and Drobo Announce Intended Merger

Apple CEO Tim Cook Talks TV and Phones and Services and More at All Things D: 11

Tim Cook: Apple Has a “Grand Vision” Related to TV

CEO Cook: Wearable Technology is Ripe for Exploration

CEO Cook: Next iOS Has Jony Ive Mark; Management Changes in iOS Have Been “Incredibly Great”

Apple Hires Former EPA Administrator Lisa Jackson to Coordinate Eco-Issues

Apple Insider: Apple Has Made Nine Acquisitions So Far This Calendar Year

CNET: Apple Has Made Nine Acquisitions So Far This Fiscal Year

CEO Cook: Maybe There Are MORE Androids But People Really Dig Apple Kit

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Category:Tech News -- posted at: 2:40am EDT

Mac OS Ken: 05.28.2013

European Commission Reportedly Looking Into Apple Tactics Regarding iPhone Sales

Report: Ireland Considering Changes to Corporate Tax Law for Multinationals Such as Apple

Job Postings Indicate Fourth Apple Store Planned for Switzerland

Samsung Announces Event for Galaxy and Windows Devices for 20 June in London

Samsung Galaxy S4 Mini Appears Briefly on Samsung Site

Strategy Analytics: Samsung in First in Smartphones in China in 1Q 2013 - Apple in Sixth

Focus Taiwan: Foxconn and Mozilla to Announce Partnership and New Device Next Monday 3 June

Marketwatch: Foxconn Looking to Diversify (And Something Bad About Apple)

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Category:Tech News -- posted at: 6:24am EDT

Mac OS Ken: 05.27.2013

KGI Analyst Sees First-Ever Year-Over-Year Decline in iPad Sales this Quarter

Apple to Double Lobbying Spending This Year

Best Buy Drops $50 Off of iPhone Prices in Four-Week Promotion

Intel VP: Haswell Laptops Should See 50-Percent Power Increase and 20-Times Longer Standby

Apple Seeds New beta of OS X 10.8.4 to Developers

Motorola Mobility Appeals Dismissal of Case Involving Phones and Proximity Sensors Before the USITC

Apple Store Fifth Avenue in NYC Sees Flooding Issue for Second Time This Month

Functional Apple I Sells at Auction for New Record Price of $671,000

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Category:Tech News -- posted at: 5:14am EDT

Mac OS Ken: 05.24.2013

Amazon Opens Kindle Fire Sales to Over 170 Countries

Rumor: iPhones and Low-Cost iPhones of Many Colors on the Way

Apple Says Samsung Violating Rules By Suing Over Standards Essential Patents Without Seeking Licensing Deal First

Judge in Apple eBook Price-Fixing Case: DoJ Can Likely Prevail

All Things D Says Apple Says 10AM Keynote on Opening Day of WWDC

iAd Becomes First Mobile Ad Network to Earn Full Media Ratings Council Accreditation

Windows 8 Ad Beats Up on iPad (and Uses Siri Voice to Do So)

Cult of Mac: Microsoft iPad vs Windows Ad Have Casual Relationship with Truth

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Category:Tech News -- posted at: 5:17am EDT

Mac OS Ken: 05.23.2013

Morgan Stanley: Current Quarter iPhone Sales on Track to Beat Expectations

NPD: Nearly One in Three Smartphones Sold in the U.S. in 1Q Was Prepaid

Cricket Offering Samsung Galaxy S4 for Up-Front Price of $55

Prepaid Wireless Carriers Combined Beat Big-Four Carriers in 2013 ACSI

Jennifer Lopez Launches Verizon-Powered Viva Movil to Serve Latino Wireless Consumers

KGI Securities Analyst: Expect No iWatch This Year

Changes to Apple Online Store: Square Daddy-O

German Apple Online Store Now Accepting PayPal as Payment Option

Penguin Offers $75 Million Settlement in Civil Case Over Alleged eBook Price Fixing

Former Gartner Analyst Michael Gartenberg Joins Apple Marketing Team

The Reviews Are In: The Tim Cook Senate Show Wowed the Crowd

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Category:Tech News -- posted at: 4:56am EDT

Mac OS Ken: 05.22.2013

Cook and Oppenheimer to Committee: Apple Supports Jobs and Pays Taxes and Does Not Break the Law

The Verge: Cook Cool and Collected Before Senate Subcommittee

Kentucky Senator Rand Paul Berates Senate Subcommittee for Dragging Apple Execs In

Irish PM: Ireland Has No Special Tax Deal for Apple or Any Multinational Company

iPhone Still Tops on ACSI, Though Competition is Gaining

Apple Stays on Top of BrandZ List for 2013

Munster: NPD Mac Numbers Look Good (Though He Is Not Sure He Can Trust the Numbers)

Apple Opening First South Australia Store in Adelaide on Saturday 25 May

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Category:Tech News -- posted at: 5:21am EDT

Mac OS Ken: 05.21.2013

Apple CEO Heads to Washington to Face Tax Avoidance Questions

Senator Carl Levin of Michigan Blasts Apple Ahead of Tuesday Hearing

NYT: Apple Accused of Nothing Illegal in Tax-Avoidance Investigation

Samsung Announces 276 PPI Display Panel

Forrester: Macs Command Computers Among Loyalists and Devotees (Though Most Consumers are Free Radicals)

AT&T to Allow FaceTime Over Cellular for Unlimited LTE Customers by Mid-June; 3G by End of Year

F-Secure: 91-Percent of Mobile Malware Target at Android with the Rest Targeting Symbian

MacRumors Says Other Rumors Say Trials Are Underway for iWatch

Kodak Launches Pricey Scanner Aimed at Mac Users in North America and Europe

Guy Steals Three iPhones from Dallas-Area Apple Store

Apple Reportedly In the Running to Provide 10.6-Million iPads to Turkish Education Initiative

Headcast: Put Stephen Fry in Your Pocket, Then Take Him Out and Play with Him

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Category:Tech News -- posted at: 4:09am EDT

Mac OS Ken: 05.20.2013

Apple Insider: MacBook Airs Drying Up Ahead of Haswell and WWDC

Fortune: On the Cheers for 10-million Galaxy S4s in 30 Days and the Jeers for 5-Million iPhone 5s in Three Days

iOS Gets Pentagon Approval for Secure DoD Networks

iPad Deployment Expected to Save USAF More Than $50 Million Over Next 10-Years

9 to 5 Mac: Streaming Albums on iTunes Easy Picking for Pirates

Reports: Sony the Fly in the iRadio Ointment

Credit Suisse Analysts: Wearables Are the Next Big Thing

Mac Roundtable Founding Member Tim Verpoorten Passes Away

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Category:Tech News -- posted at: 3:28am EDT