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: 06.28.2013

Susquehanna Analyst Cuts Apple Price Target to $440 on Unrealistic iPhone Expectation

Judge Bars Galaxy S4 from Next Patent Infringement Trial Between Apple and Samsung

RadioShack Starts Sales of Contract Free iPhones for Virgin Mobile Online and In-Store

iPhone 5 Fares Poorly in UK Consumer Organization Battery Test

WSJ: iTunes Radio Offers to Independent Labels Better Than Pandora Indie Label Deals

Apple Opening New Apple Store Near Princeton, NJ and Moving a Cleveland Store This Weekend

Apple Releases Canon Inkjet Printer Drivers v2.11 for OS X

Apple Releases Digital Camera RAW Compatibility Update 4.07

Sony Intros SmartWatch 2 to Sync with Android Smartphones

Foxconn Shows Smartwatch That Can Sync with an iPhone and Measure Vital Signs

Ad Analysis Firm Says Designed By Apple TV Ad Tests Poorly with Viewers

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Category:Tech News -- posted at: 5:55am EDT

Mac OS Ken: 06.27.2013

Apple Asks President’s People to Intercede in USITC Ordered Embargo of AT&T iPad 2 and iPhone 4

Samsung Reportedly Trying to Settle Charges of Unfair Use of Standards Essential Patents in European Union

Apple Opens Online Store in Russia

Telefonica and Microsoft Enter One-Year Enhanced Marketing Agreement to Push Windows Phone 8

Gartner: Sales of Devices Running Apple OSes to Outnumber Sales of Devices Running Windows OSes by 2015

Apple Posts Pages Highlighting iOS for Business and Education

Apple Seeds Second beta of OS X 10.8.5 to Developers

Apple Opens iWork for iCloud beta Testing to All Apple Employees

JetBlue Announces Plans to Put iPads in Cockpits

Apple, Google and HP Voice Support for Landmark Same-Sex Marriage Rulings from US Supreme Court

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

Mac OS Ken: 06.26.2013

Bernstein Research Analyst: Wall Street Sees Bad News for Apple in Bad News for Samsung

Oppenheimer Analyst Lowers Apple Expectations Based on Unrealistic iPhone Expectation

UBS Analyst Expects No New Product Category for Apple Until 2014

IDC: iPhone Slips 5% in Europe in 1Q 2013

Apple Loses Appeal Against Samsung Over Patent for Syncing Music and Video on Tablets and Smartphones

9 to 5 Mac Says Apple is Actively Working on a Wifi Fix for Affected MacBook Airs

Bellevue, WA Apple Stores Sees Minor Flooding

Apple Updates iTunes U iOS App with Pull-to-Refresh Course Updates and Improved Language Support

Barnes and Noble Dropping Production of Nook Color Tablets; Shifting to Partnership Model

Cupertino City Council Webcasting Apple Spaceship HQ Meeting Tonight

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Category:Tech News -- posted at: 5:59am EDT

Mac OS Ken: 06.25.2013

Jefferies & Co Analysts Lowers Apple Target to $405 on Alleged (and Maybe Imaginary) iPhone Weakness

The Telegraph: iPhone 5 Slowest of Seven Smartphone Benchmarked by Which?

Gartner: PC Sales to See Over 10% Sales Drop This Year

Gartner: Apple Currently Strongest Across All Device Segments

Chitika: iPad Runs Away with Tablet Web Traffic for Month of May

AdAge: Ads in iPad Editions of Magazines Up Over 23% in 1Q 2013 Versus 1Q 2012

American Airlines Completes iPad Deployment in Cockpit Across Entire Fleet of Planes 

Apple Seeds Second beta of iOS 7 to Developers; First for iPad and iPad mini

Apple Seeds Second beta of OS X 10.9 to Developers

Apple Pushes Doubleplusnew Java Update (The One From Last Week Had a Bug)

US Supreme Court Refuses to Hear Mirror Worlds Appeal in Case Against Apple

Payment Application Process Underway in App Store In-App Purchase Settlement

iPosture: Harvard Study Says (Device) Size Does Matter

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

Mac OS Ken: 06.24.2013

Walmart Drops iPhone 5 Price to $129; iPhone 4S to $39

AT&T Cuts iPhone 5 Price to $99.99

Virgin Mobile in the States Starts Unsubsidized iPhone 5 for $549

Samsung Found to Infringe iOS Rubberband Patent in Japanese Case

Apple Board Makes CEO Pay Contingent on Stock Performance Versus Market Performance

Sony Hints at Smartwatch Announcement This Week

Trailer for Ashton Kutcher/Steve Jobs Bio-Pic Now Online

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Yet Another Working Apple I Goes Up for Auction

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Category:Tech News -- posted at: 5:23am EDT

Mac OS Ken: 06.21.2013

Pegatron Chairman Seems to Confirm Low-Cost iPhone Being Built by His Company

Best Buy US Runs 9-Day Trade-In Promotion for iPhone 5

Google Partners with Spice Global for Android Nation Stores in India

IDC: Apple Fifth-Largest Smartphone Maker in China in 1Q2013

Reports Have Samsung Cutting Parts Orders for Galaxy S4 Amid Alleged Weak Demand

Goldman Sachs Analyst Says Switching from iPhone to Android Phone Would Be Too Expensive and Bothersome for Average Consumers

Some Users of New MacBook Air Experiencing Wifi Issues

NPD Display Search Analyst No Longer Expecting Retina Display iPad mini This Year

iPad mini Magazine Ad Campaign Wins Award

Apple Opens Invitations for Moviemaking Retail Camp for Kids

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Category:Tech News -- posted at: 6:00am EDT

Mac OS Ken: 06.20.2013

Apple Adds Makes HBO Go, WatchESPN and Other Content Available Through Apple TV

Wired: Roku Has Significantly More Content Available Than Apple TV

Apple Announces $30 Million Deal to Supply L.A. Schools with iPads this Fall

eBook Price-Fixing Case: Barnes And Noble Says It Was Working on Agency Deals with Publishers Before Apple

eBook Price-Fixing Case: Judge Cote Seems to Soften on Pre-Trial Expectations

Apple Sued for Alleged Patent Infringement Over Call Forwarding in iPhone 4S and iPhone 5

Apple Head of Patent Licensing & Strategy Leave for Job at Technicolor

Apple Releases Java Updates for Snow Leopard, Lion and Mountain Lion

Apple Updates Configurator to v1.3

Apple Seeds First beta of OS X 10.8.5 to Developers

Best Buy Recalls 5100 MacBook Pro Replacement Batteries

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Category:Tech News -- posted at: 4:39am EDT

Mac OS Ken: 06.19.2013

Wells Fargo Analyst Maynard Um Expects Next iPhone in September; Likes the iTunes Radio Idea

UBS Analyst Defends Tim Cook as Right CEO for Apple

Apple TV beta Reveals Conference Room Display Mode

Apple Improves Siri Suicide Prevention Responses

AT&T Starts Turning on FaceTime Over Cellular for LTE and HSPA+

Microsoft Discounts Surface RT for Education to $199

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Category:Tech News -- posted at: 5:34am EDT

Mac OS Ken: 06.18.2013

Apple Issues Commitment to Customer Privacy

Forrester: iOS Still Tops for Shopping

Analysts Say They May Have Gotten Carried Away with Samsung

Samsung Looks to Be No. 1 in Home Appliances by 2015

Google Announces Huge Chromebook Retail Push in US, Significant Push Globally Nook Tablets Appear to be Circling the Drain

Jony Ive Gets Less Title and More Implied Responsibility (and a New Nickname To Boot)

Apple Building Flagship Stanford Shopping Center Store (Dwarfing Microsoft Store Yards Away)

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Category:Tech News -- posted at: 1:51am EDT

Mac OS Ken: 06.17.2013

Entropy Labs Says Every iOS Developer Will Need/Want to Update for iOS 7 (Because Not Doing So WIll Look Bad)

NY State A.G. and San Francisco D.A. Announce Save Our Smartphones Initiative

AT&T Turns On Wireless Emergency Alert System

Microsoft Launches Office 365 iOS App (iPhone Only)

Sony Takes Smartphone Lead from iPhone in Japan During One-Month Promotional Push by NTT DoCoMo

Canadian Carriers Rogers an Telus to Start LTE-iPad and LTE-iPad mini Sales In Coming Weeks

Pre-Paid Canadian Carrier Wind Starts Nano SIM Sales for Unlocked iPhones

iFixIt Takes Apart New 11-Inch MacBook Air; Same Findings as New 13-Inch MacBook Air (Only Smaller)

Paperback of Walter Isaacson Biography of Steve Jobs Due September 10th

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