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: 02.28.2014

Citi: Apple Vulnerable to Tablet Saturation

 

Morgan Stanley Marks 5-Year-Low for Institutional Investors in Apple; Does Not Get It

 

Apple Most Admired Company on Fortune List for Seventh Year Running

 

Bernstein Research Weighs the Apple Sapphire Deal

 

Forbes Sees Possible Change in Apple CFO

 

Apple Seeks Reversal or New Trial with New Judge in iBooks Case

 

Rapper Kendrick Lamar Added to iTunes Festival SXSW

 

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Direct download: macosken140228.mp3
Category:Tech News -- posted at: 6:05am EDT

Mac OS Ken: 02.27.2014

Sony Mobile Exec: Apple “Missing Out” Not Updating iPhone More Often

 

Cult of Mac: Reasons to Ignore Sony Mobile Exec

 

The Verge: Sony Closing 20 of Its 31 U.S. Stores

 

Arizona Governor Vetoes Discriminatory SB1062

 

Apple Releases Maintenance-Focused iTunes 11.1.5

 

Apple Updates Firmware for New Mac Pro

 

Barnes & Noble Plans New Nook in Next Six-Months

 

Soundgarden to Play Album Superunknown at iTunes Festival SXSW

 

Report: Social Network Director in Talks to Direct Jobs Pic for Sony

 

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Direct download: macosken140227.mp3
Category:Tech News -- posted at: 6:27am EDT

Mac OS Ken: 02.26.2014

Mavericks v10.9.2 Brings SSL/TLS Fix; Mail and Other Improvements

 

Apple Issues Security Update 2014-001 for Lion and Mountain Lion

 

Apple Urges AZ Governor to Veto Discriminatory Bill

 

Apple Moves iBeacon Certification Under MFI Program

 

iPad Air Wins Best Tablet at Mobile World Congress

 

Apple Gives Retail Pages a Flat Jony Facelift

 

Disney Ties Up with iTunes for Cloud Movie Service

 

TV4 Content Hits Apple TV in Sweden

 

Motorola Exec Pledges Return to Wearables By End-of-Year

 

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Direct download: macosken140226.mp3
Category:Tech News -- posted at: 6:01am EDT

Mac OS Ken: 02.25.2014

Samsung Puts Fingerprint Sensor and Heart Rate Monitor in Galaxy S5

 

Samsung Takes on Fitness Wearable Market with Gear Fit

 

Qualcomm Cuts Toq Smartwatch from $350 to $250

 

HTC Power to Give: Turning Idle Androids Into Massive Supercomputer

 

Fortune Lists the Risks on a Mac Under Goto Fail Bug

 

German Group Issues Unauthorized SSL/TLS Patch for Macs (Not Recommended)

 

Apple Sues Chinese Company and China (Kinda)

 

First Made for iThings Hearing Aid Still Shipping at Some Point for Some Amount of Money

 

WWE Lands on Apple TV

 

Cook Marks Steve Jobs’ Birthday on Twitter

 

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Direct download: macosken140225.mp3
Category:Tech News -- posted at: 6:45am EDT

Mac OS Ken: 02.24.2014

Apple Patches Significant Vulnerability in iOS; Leaves OS X Unpatched

 

The Wolf Gets Weird on Mac Sales and Expectations

 

Bloomberg: Secret Sources Say Microsoft Slashing Windws Prices to Gain Tablet Share

 

Apple Reportedly Acquires TestFlight Developer Burstly

 

Apple Advertising: The Curious Case of Level Studios

 

Samsung Makes Second (and Third) Wearable Play

 

USAF Killing 5,000 BlackBerrys for iPhones

 

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Direct download: macosken140224.mp3
Category:Tech News -- posted at: 5:48am EDT

Mac OS Ken: 02.21.2013

NPD: iPhones Accounted for 45-Percent of U.S. Smartphone Sales in 2013

China Mobile Sees 3G Sales Surge in First Month of iPhone Sales

Barclays Analyst Drops “Overweight” Rating on Apple

Apple Activates Two-Step Verification for More Countries

Adobe Issues Second Emergency Flash Player Patch in as Many Weeks

Apple Building New “Tactical Data Center” at Maiden, NC Site

HTC Gets Anonymous Wearables Tease via Bloomberg

Steve Jobs Said to Be Up for 2015 U.S. Postage Stamp

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Direct download: macosken140221.mp3
Category:Tech News -- posted at: 6:35am EDT

Mac OS Ken: 02.20.2014

New Job Listings Indicate Expanded Functionality and Content for Apple TV

Canonical CEO Says Apple Has Bought a Lot of Sapphire Displays

Samsung Parodies iPad Air Pencil Ad

Samsung Hits iPhone on Size and Lack of Stylus in Galaxy Note 3 Ad

Intel CEO Says His Company “Growing Closer” with Apple

Facebook to Acquire WhatsApp in Deal Worth $19 Billion 

Tesla CEO Confirms 2013 Meeting with Apple; Calls Any Acquisition Unlikely 

Apple Announces First iTunes Festival for U.S. at SXSW

Head of Apple’s Secretive T.A.G. Team Retires

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Direct download: macosken140220.mp3
Category:Tech News -- posted at: 3:58am EDT

Mac OS Ken: 02.19.2014

IDC: Apple in Fifth in Smartphones in China

IDC: iPhone Sales Doubled in Russia in 2013

Apple and Amazon Ad Plays Upset the Advertising World

Apple Patents Activity and Bio-Sensing Headphones/Earpods

Apple Most Valuable Brand in Made Up List of Brand Values

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Direct download: macosken140219.mp3
Category:Tech News -- posted at: 5:02am EDT

Mac OS Ken: 02.18.2014

TechCrunch: Basis a Sensible Acquisition for Would-Be Smartband Makers

Terry Gou Eyes More U.S. Manufacturing; Stepping Back from Foxconn (Eventually)

Apple Seeds Seventh Build of Mavericks Beta to Developers

Apple Updates Reporting Tools in iTunes Connect

FAA Approves Surface 2 for EFBs; Bans Personal Tech in Cockpit

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Direct download: macosken140218.mp3
Category:Tech News -- posted at: 3:17am EDT

Mac OS Ken: 02.17.2014

Ming Chi Kuo Issues 2014 Apple Expectations

JP Morgan Analyst Thinks Mac OS/iOS Convergence Coming Soon

Mary Jo Foley Says Office for iPad Coming Soon

Judge Dismisses iPhone 4S/Siri Lawsuit

Kickstarter Hacked; Some User Info Accessed

Reported Settlement Talks Between Apple and Samsung Reportedly Fail

Petco Park and Dogers Stadium Outfitted with iBeacons

1700 Show for Brazilian Apple Store Opening

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Direct download: macosken140217.mp3
Category:Tech News -- posted at: 6:26am EDT