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: 12.31.2014

- T-Mobile CEO Sees Apple Watch as Tipping Point for Wearables

- BGC Analyst Worries Over Apple Dependence on iPhone

- ACSI: Samsung Phone Owners Happier Than iPhone Owners in 2014

- Fiksu: Average Daily US App Store Downloads Top 8-Million in November

- Judge Dismisses Apple Employee Bag Search Case

- Xiaomi MacBook Air Ripoff Was a Fake

- lynda.com: Learn Apple software, plus business and creative skills, from easy-to-follow video tutorials at lynda.com/macosken.

- Have you tried EYE Chart Radio yet? We recapped 2014 last week. Find it on iTunes and take a listen!

Direct download: macosken141231.mp3
Category:Tech News -- posted at: 4:50am EST

Mac OS Ken: 12.30.2014

- Flurry: Over Half of Device Activations Christmas Week Were iThings

- Stifel Nicolaus Analyst Sees Up to 75-Million iPhones Shipped for Holiday Quarter 

- Rumor: Iovine Working on Album Exclusives for iTunes

- Xiaomi Secures Valued at 45-Billion Dollars

- Report: Xiaomi Set to Steal Design of MacBook Air on the Way Into Laptops

- Apple Gives EU Consumers 14-Days to Return iTunes Purchases

- Russian Online Apple Store Reopens with Higher Prices

- Apple Issues Update for Critical Security Issue for Macs

- Apple Sets Japan Lucky Bag Promotion for This Friday

- December Spaceship Video Shows Significant Progress

- Apple Keeping 100-Year-Old Barn on Spaceship Campus

- lynda.com: Learn Apple software, plus business and creative skills, from easy-to-follow video tutorials at lynda.com/macosken.

Direct download: macosken141230.mp3
Category:Tech News -- posted at: 4:59am EST

Mac OS Ken: 12.29.2014

- Research Firm ITG Says Apple Pay Processed One-Percent of November Digital Payments

- Raymond James Analysts Turned-On by ITG Report

- Morgan Stanley Ups Estimates for iPhone and Smartphone Growth

- Cowen Analyst Sees Bigger iPad and Smaller iPhone for 2015

- Apple Responds to BBC Supply Chain Report

- Workers Rights NGO Defends Apple Against BBC

- CNN/Money Names Tim Cook Top CEO of 2014

- The Interview Hits iTunes - Four Days Later

- lynda.com: Learn Apple software, plus business and creative skills, from easy-to-follow video tutorials at lynda.com/macosken.

Direct download: macosken141229.mp3
Category:Tech News -- posted at: 6:05am EST

Mac OS Ken: 12.23.2014

Jef Gamet - Managing Editor of The Mac Observer - joins us to discuss the biggest, the most importnat and the most overlooked Apple stories of 2014. 

lynda.com: Learn Apple software, plus business and creative skills, from easy-to-follow video tutorials at lynda.com/macosken.

Have you subscribed to EYE Chart Radio yet? Well you should! Tap here to do that

Direct download: macosken141223.mp3
Category:Tech News -- posted at: 5:03am EST

Mac OS Ken: 12.22.2014

Apple Repsonds to the BBC + The fate of pro-photography in an Instagram world - a short interview with photgrapher Rick Smolan, author of the book Inside Tracks. 

 

Amazon is featuring the $45 book as their #1 Solo Travel book for only $20 including free Prime shipping using the code BOOKDEAL25 through the end of December. Tap/click here to find out more.

Direct download: macosken141222.mp3
Category:Tech News -- posted at: 3:46am EST

Mac OS Ken: 12.19.2014

- BBC Report Seems to Show Human Rights Weaknesses in Apple Supply Chain

- Ship Times Drop to 1 to 3 Days for Most of iPhone 6 Line

- Elcomsoft Says Phone Breaker Can Beat Two-Factor Authentication

- Business Insider: Mobile Marketing on Upswing Thanks to Apple Pay

- Piper Pilots iBeacons in McDonalds

- WATCH ABC Drops Log-In Requirement for Full Episodes on Apple TV

- Jimmy Fallon Gives iPad Air 2s to Wednesday Studio Audience

- SaneBox: Bring Sanity to Your Inbox with a 2-Week Free Trial at http://sanebox.com/ken 

Direct download: macosken141219.mp3
Category:Tech News -- posted at: 5:55am EST

Mac OS Ken: 12.18.2014

- Munster Eyes 2016 for Full-on Apple Television

- Berneberg Apple Analyst Maintains Sell Rating on Shares; 60-Dollar Target

- Orlando Magic Amway Center First NBA Arean to Support Apple Pay

- Apple Hiring Apple Pay Positions in Europe and China

- Canadian Federal Court Orders Apple to Turn Over Carrier Docs

- Apple Pushes Devs Along to 64-Bit and iOS 8

- Apple Changing VAT Calculations for App Stores in EU

- Judge Denies Media Requests for Jobs DRM Video Deposition

- Apple Raises Over $20 Million for (Product) RED

- Apple Posts Behind-the-Scenes Video for The Song

- SaneBox: Bring Sanity to Your Inbox with a 2-Week Free Trial at http://sanebox.com/ken 

Direct download: macosken141218.mp3
Category:Tech News -- posted at: 5:12am EST

Mac OS Ken: 12.17.2014

- Gartner: Apple and Xiaomi Pickup Smartphone Share; Samsung Falters

- Apple Found Not Guilty in iPod DRM Suit

- Apple Pulls Some White Power Albums from iTunes Store U.S.

- Berenberg Analyst Argues Against Apple as Luxury Stock

- TAG Heur Plans Mechanical Smartwatch for Late 2015

- NYT: Apple Pay is Awesome Says Apple; NYT

- Samsung Rumored to Be Working on Mobile Payments System

- Apple Suspends Online Sales in Russia Due to Currency Fluctuations

- NBC Offers Live Streams Online for People Who Have Cable

- Apple Posts New Pic of Spaceship Campus

- SaneBox: Bring Sanity to Your Inbox with a 2-Week Free Trial at http://sanebox.com/ken 

Direct download: macosken141217.mp3
Category:Tech News -- posted at: 4:33am EST

Mac OS Ken: 12.16.2014

- Jefferies Analyst Sees iPhone 6 Upside; Worries Over Cloud

- Munster Does Not See Surprise Upside in iPhone Sales

- Trip Chowdry Expects Miracles from Apple Watch

- Apple DRM Case Handed to Jury

- Ebook Appeal Seems to Go Well for Apple

- Details Surface on Canadian Investigation Into Apple and iPhone Carriers

- Warner CEO Talks Up Paid Music Streaming

- Bose Hiring for Streaming Music Platform 

- SaneBox: Bring Sanity to Your Inbox with a 2-Week Free Trial at http://sanebox.com/ken 

Direct download: macosken141216.mp3
Category:Tech News -- posted at: 5:03am EST

Mac OS Ken: 12.15.2014

15 December 2014

 

- Court Hears Apple Ebook Appeal Today

- Duplicate 2011 MacBook Pro GPU Case Pops Up in Canada

- Park Associates: Smart Home Devices to Gain Steam in 2015

- Xiaomi Invests in Smart Appliance Maker

- 100 Protest Economic Inequality at Apple Campus

- Apple Adds High-End Headphones from Master and Dynamic to Apple Store

- Apple Store in Turkey Wins Architectural Awards

- Apple Releases Tearjerker Holiday Ad 2014

- SaneBox: Bring Sanity to Your Inbox with a 2-Week Free Trial at http://sanebox.com/ken 

Direct download: macosken141215.mp3
Category:Tech News -- posted at: 6:11am EST