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: 01.31.2014

CNET: Lenovo + Motorola = Trouble for Apple

CIRP: iPhone Takes 48-Percent of U.S. Smartphone Sales in Holiday Quarter

CIRP: iOS Takes 48-Percent of U.S. Smartphone Sales in Holiday Quarter

Re/code: PayPal Wants to Be Part of Apple Payment Industry Plans

UK Watchdog Sets New Rules for Games and In-App Purchases

IHS Doesn’t See Larger iPad Anytime Soon

60 EU Carphone Warehouse Stores Going Samsung-Only

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Category:Tech News -- posted at: 6:59am EST

Mac OS Ken: 01.30.2014

Apple Playing the Long Game in the Enterprise

WSJ: Amazon Pondering Kindle-Based Retail Checkout System

Apple Hopes to Have AZ Sapphire Plant Running Next Month

Google Sells Motorola to Lenovo for $3 Billion

Apple Gets Shoutout During State of the Union Address

Apple Issues Minor iOS Update for iPhones in China

Glitch May Indicate iCloud.com Bookmarks Coming Soon 

Welkom bij Tulpenland: First European Theme Park with iBeacons

Automatic Adds iBeacon Functions to Its Personal Driving Assistant

Incoming Apple Retail Queen to Receive Royal Recognition

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Category:Tech News -- posted at: 5:27am EST

Mac OS Ken: 01.29.2014

Wall Street Weighs in on Apple 1Q Call

Icahn Buys Another $500 Million in Apple Shares

Red Bull TV Lands on Apple TVs Worldwide

Apple TV Gets Its Own Place in Apple Store Online

Apple Tweaks Online Store for Valentines Day

A Heartbreaking Tales of a Pricing Error

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Category:Tech News -- posted at: 4:53am EST

Mac OS Ken: 01.28.2014

New Ruling Lets Apple Reveal Some Law Enforcement Data Request Info

Apple Publishes New Numbers Tied to Data Requests from Law Enforcement

Russian Carrier Megafon Resumes iPhone Sales After 2009 Split

The Mac Observer Finds the Wish List in the iTunes Music Library

Apple Sales and Earnings Break Records; Shatter Dreams

Cook: Apple Miscalculated iPhone 5c Demand

As Most iThings Wax, iPod Wanes

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Category:Tech News -- posted at: 7:01am EST

Mac OS Ken: 01.27.2014

Fortune: Analysts Expect Sales of 55.3-Million iPhones in 1QFY2014

Fortune: Analysts Expect Sales of 25-Million iPads in 1QFY2014

Fortune: Analysts Expect Sales of 4.6-Million Macs in 1QFY2014

Thomson Financial: Analysts Expect Revenue of $57.46 B; $14.09 EPS

WSJ: Apple Laying Groundwork for Mobile Payments Business 

Sterne Agee Analyst Thinks Next iPhone will Feature NFC (Seriously)

Tim Cook Talks Made in America and NSA Concerns on ABC Interview

Apple Turns Homepage into Celebration of the Mac

Apple Hides Font Made of Macs as Easter Egg on Tribute Site

Apple Decks Retail Store Windows with Celebratory Mac Display

Apple Hosts Mac 30th Beer Bash for Cupertino Employees

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Category:Tech News -- posted at: 6:05am EST

Mac OS Ken: 01.24.2014

Icahn Ups Apple Investment; Rhetoric

Reminder: Apple Earnings Call on Monday 27 January

Rumors of New Apple TV (Not Television) Coming Soon

Report Has Amazon Seeking Live Video Content Deals

Minor Update Brings iTunes to v11.1.4

iTunes Update Appears to Come Without Noted Feature of Update

Apple Issues Minor Update to Podcasts App

Universal Studios Orlando Traces Apple Misunderstood Ad

T.C. Does TV Talking Mac @30

Schiller, Federighi and Tribble Talk Mac @30 to Macworld

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Category:Tech News -- posted at: 7:42am EST

Mac OS Ken: 01.23.2014

Pre-Trial Motions Swing Apple’s Way Ahead of Upcoming Samsung Trial 

Cowen and Co. Analyst Says Bigger iPhone 6 Design Locked Down

Icahn Talks Apple on Twitter

Icahn Talks Tweets Talking Apple on TV

Apple Working on Fix for Random Restarts in iOS 7

Foxconn Execs Arrested; Accused of Extortion Tied to iPhone

Beats Battles Glitches with More Free Time

Apple Cuts 90-Second “Your Verse” Ad Down to Two 30-Second Spots

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Category:Tech News -- posted at: 6:29am EST

Mac OS Ken: 01.22.2014 (Repost)

Apple Re-Releases iPhone 4 to Tackle India

Apple Expands Educational Reach of iBooks and iTunes U

Apple Wins Temporary Stay Against Antitrust Overseer

Apple Falls from 2nd to 5th in Forrester Customer Satisfaction Survey

Schiller Tweets negative News on Android Security

GT Advanced Hiring for Apple’s Arizona Sapphire Plant

Beats Music Hits the Streaming Scene

Panel Shatters on Apple Fifth Avenue Cube

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Category:Tech News -- posted at: 8:42am EST

Mac OS Ken: 01.22.2014

Apple Re-Releases iPhone 4 to Tackle India

Apple Expands Educational Reach of iBooks and iTunes U

Apple Wins Temporary Stay Against Antitrust Overseer

Apple Falls from 2nd to 5th in Forrester Customer Satisfaction Survey

Schiller Tweets negative News on Android Security

GT Advanced Hiring for Apple’s Arizona Sapphire Plant

Beats Music Hits the Streaming Scene

Panel Shatters on Apple Fifth Avenue Cube

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Category:Tech News -- posted at: 6:27am EST

Mac OS Ken: 01.21.2014

CIRP Says It Was a High-End iPad Christmas

H.H. Gregg Adds Apple Kit to Its Wares

Kenyan Parliament Ditching Paper for iPads

Mac Pro Shipping Times Shift to March

Analyst: Apple Has to Make Bigger iPhones Now or Something

Apple Makes Interesting Hires Apparently for Wearables

NPD Tracks Growth in SVOD; Apparent Shrinkage in Premium Cable Channels

Apple Seeds Fourth beta of iOS 7.1 and Xcode 5.1 betas to Developers

Apple Seeds Second beta of OS X 10.9.2 to Developers

Nest CEO: “Well, if we were going to change our data policy...”

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Category:Tech News -- posted at: 3:30am EST

Mac OS Ken: 01.20.2014

NYT Runs Negative Piece on Day-One China Mobile iPhone Sales

Apple Insider Sees Pics of Lines for iPhone at China Mobile Stores

Electronista Tells Tales of Lines for iPhone at China Mobile Stores

Tim Takes to Twitter: Having Fun in Beijing

BMO Analyst Bullish on China Mobile iPhone Potential

NPD: Apple and Samsung Widen Smartphone Leads in the States

NPD: Date Use Grows as Music Streaming Increases

Spotify Drops Free Listening Limit for Web Client

Judge Cote Outlines Reasons for Keeping Bromwich Around

Apple to Officially Appeal Judge Cote Decision

FTC Commissioner Makes Case Against Apple In-App Purchase Settlement

Consumer Reports Says In-App Purchases in Google Play Store More Hazardous Than in App Store

Coca Cola Considers Deployment of iBeacons Worldwide

Shopkick to Expand iBeacon Trials Across 100 American Eagle Stores

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Category:Tech News -- posted at: 7:20am EST

Mac OS Ken: 01.16.2014

Apple CEO and China Mobile Chairman Talk iPhone Deal on CNBC

Wall Street Jazzed By China Mobile iPhone Media Blitz

Cook: Apple Saw Record iPhone Sales in China Last Quarter

Apple Settles In-App Purchase Suit with FTC

Silicon Valley Anti-Poaching Suit Allowed to Proceed

Google Brings Fairly Hobbled Google Play Movies & TV App to iOS

Former Apple Exec Finds a Strange Place in Advertising

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Category:Tech News -- posted at: 5:53am EST

Mac OS Ken: 01.15.2014

Canaccord Analyst: Over 80-Million iThings Sold Last Quarter


CIRP Puts 5s/5c Sales Split at Over 2-to-1


Apple and China Mobile Execs: iPhone is Just the Beginning


Munster: Next Earnings Call Will Focus on China Mobile Guidance


Apple Apparently Hiring Parts Makers for iThings in Arizona


Gartner Sees Uphill Fight to Make Money in Consumer App Stores 


Dubious Claims of Apple Database Breach by 1775 Sec


1775 Sec “Suspends Operations”


Apple Launches Back-to-School Promotions Down Under


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Category:Tech News -- posted at: 4:57am EST

Mac OS Ken: 01.14.2014

Cantor Fitzgerald: Wearables Are Real, But Meaningless Until Apple Makes an iWatch

Judge Denies Apple Request to Remove Antitrust Monitor

Motoroogle loses Patent Infringement Appeal Against Apple

Beaconic Announces Turnkey iBeacon Deployment for Europe and US

Apple Kit Still Driving Grand Larcenies in the Big Apple

Google to Buy Nest Labs for $3.2 Billion

Fadell: Nest Will Not Tell Google About Users

Aaron Sorkin Said to Have Finished Script for Steve Jobs Movie

Mac Originals to Host 30th Anniversary Macintosh Celebration

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Category:Tech News -- posted at: 3:38am EST

Mac OS Ken: 01.13.2014

Gartner: 2013 Sees Worst Decline in PC Market History; 4Q Great for Apple

WSJ: Apple Devices Flow Into Corporate World

Mac Pro Back On Sale in Europe

Apple Stores See Brisk Traffic During Asian Red Friday Sale

Apple Store in Brisbane,Australia to Open This Friday

iPhone Leads NTT Docomo to Win Race for New Customers

EverSense Intros iBeacon Add-On for Smart Thermostat

The Tap Lab Sees Potential for iBeacon and Location Based Games

Apple Hits the Airwaves with “Your Verse” iPad Ad

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Category:Tech News -- posted at: 7:44am EST

Mac OS Ken: 01.10.2014

Distimo Numbers May Indicate Slowing Growth for Android

Samsung Telegraphs Galaxy S5 Plans; Plans Greater Focus on Wearables and Tablets 

Barnes and Noble: It Was Not a Nook Christmas

Nielsen SoundScan: 2013 Sees First Dpro in Online Music Sales Since Opening of iTunes Store

Asymco: Drop in Music Sales Not Necessarily Due to Streaming Services

Spotify Brings Free Streaming to iOS Apps

Magazines See Ad Growth in 2013 Thanks to Tablet Sales

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Category:Tech News -- posted at: 8:03am EST

Mac OS Ken: 01.09.2014

Needham Analyst: A Cheap iPhone Would Be Impossible and Insane

China Unicom Discounts iPhone 5s Ahead of China Mobile iPhone Launch

Staples Starts In-Store Sales of iPad

Apple and Samsung CEOs to Meet to Try to Work Out Differences

CES Sees First Major Appliance with MFi Certification

Forrester: Microsoft Beats Apple in Late 2013 U.S. Consumer Survey

Gartner Sees Growth for Microsoft in Phones and Tablets

BlackBerry CEO Heads Back to the Future

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Category:Tech News -- posted at: 7:39am EST

Mac OS Ken: 01.08.2014

Apple: App Store Sales Hit Over $10 Billion in 2013

Piper Jaffray Says iOS Apps No Longer Hands Down Winner

Cowen Analyst Says Emphasis on Number of iPhone Sold Misses the Point

Apple Issues Third beta of iOS 7.1 to Developers

Cult of Mac: Many Visual Changes for Third iOS 7.1 beta 

Apple Hosting Red Friday Sales in China and the Region This Friday

Apple Opens Store on Chinese Online Shopping Site Tmall

China Telecom Discounts iPhone 5s Ahead of China Mobile Launch

Apple Officially Seeks Removal of Antitrust Overseer Bromwich

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Category:Tech News -- posted at: 6:32am EST

Mac OS Ken: 01.07.2014

Kantar Sees Growth for Android and Windows in Mobiles

comScore: Smartphones Still a Two-Horse Race in the States

BlackBerry Sues iPhone Keyboard Maker for Alleged Infringement

Typo: See You at CES

Apple Sets 1QFY14 Earnings Call for 27 January

CES to Feature iBeacon-Based Scavenger Hunt

Advertiser InMarket Starts iBeacon Deployment in Grocery Stores

Apple Says It’ll Consider Diversity for Board

Corning Announces 3D Gorilla Glass

Corning Announces Antimicrobial Gorilla Glass

Sephora Launches Free iTunes Giveaways 

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Category:Tech News -- posted at: 7:04am EST

Mac OS Ken: 01.06.2014

Wells Fargo Analyst Downgrades Apple

Cantor Fitzgerald Analyst Issues Bullish Note on Apple

Global Equities Analyst Bullish on Apple Margins

Apple Says iOS 7 Adoption Up to 78%

Chitika Says Online Share for iPhone Grows Slightly Post-Christmas; iPad Share Shrinks Slightly

OWC Upgrades CPU on Mac Pro

iFixIt Gives New Mac Pro High Marks for Repairability

Apple Outlines Eco-Friendliness of New Mac Pro

Netherlands Apple Store Hit by Drive-and-Dash

Apple Reportedly Buys Photo Startup SnappyLabs

Apple Confirms SnappyLabs Acquisition

DreamWorks Plans dreamtab Tablet for Kids

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Category:Tech News -- posted at: 6:52am EST