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: 04.30.2014

Apple Updates MacBook Air Line

 

Samsung Ships 2x More Phones Than Apple; Takes Half as Much Money

 

Strategy Analytics: Apple + Samsung = Less Than 50-Percent of Smartphones in 1Q

 

Report: Google May Look to Purify Android with Silver

 

Apple Seeds Ninth Build of OS X 10.9.3 to Developers

 

Free Phone Carrier FreedomPop Starts iPhone Support

 

Apple Completes 12-Billion-Dollar Bond Offering

 

CNBC Names Steve Jobs Top of “The First 25”

 

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Category:Tech News -- posted at: 3:00am EDT

Mac OS Ken: 04.29.2014

Kantar: iPhone Grows Share in Europe, Australia and Japan

 

Microsoft to Keep Selling Android Powered Nokia X

 

Adobe Urges Flash Player Update in Wake of Remote Execution Vulnerability

 

Apple Patches Revealing Flaw in Developer Center

 

MacBook Air Line Rumored to Get Speed Bump Today

 

Apple Plans Bond Sale to Finance Share Buyback Expansion

 

Federighi and Cue to Take Stage at Code Conference

 

Tim Cook Charity Lunch Up to 117,500-Dollars

 

BeaconCrawl: The Power of iBeacon in Pub Crawl Form

 

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Category:Tech News -- posted at: 4:22am EDT

Mac OS Ken: 04.28.2014

Apple Initiates Fix-It Program for Sleep/Wake Button on Some iPhone 5s

 

Chitika: Samsung Overtakes Kindle in N.A. Tablet Traffic; iPad Still Dominant

 

Apple Insider: Code Indicates Possible Touch ID for iPad Line

 

Amazon Kills In-App Purchases in ComiXology App for iOS

 

Nike CEO Says “Apple” in CNBC Interview; Little Else

 

Facebook Buys iPhone Fitness App Moves

 

GameStop Expanding Its Simply Mac Chain

 

Microsoft Completes Nokia Acquisition

 

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Category:Tech News -- posted at: 3:00am EDT

Mac OS Ken: 04.25.2014

A Number of Analysts Raise Price Targets on Apple Post 2Q Earnings

Maynard Um Sees Fork in Road Ahead for iPhone

J.D. Power: iPhone Tops in Customer Satisfaction at Top-Four US Carriers

Amazon Snags Older HBO Content for Prime Video Service

Apple and Others Settle Anti-Poaching Suit

Wait for Mac Pro Shortens to Three-to-Five Weeks

Lunch with Tim Cook Back on the Auction Block

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Category:Tech News -- posted at: 6:01am EDT

Mac OS Ken: 04.24.2014

All about the earnings call

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Category:Tech News -- posted at: 6:02am EDT

Mac OS Ken: 04.23.2014

RBC Analyst: Look, Ye Two Quarters Hence

Cowen and Co Analyst inexplicably Stoked Over the iWearable

Apple Releases iOS 7.1.1

Apple Issues Apple TV Update 6.1.1

First-Gen Apple TV Problem Accessing iTunes Store Gets Fixed

iWork for iOS Titles Updated to v2.2.1

Apple Issues Security Update 2014-002

Security Update Stops Triple-Handshake Threat

Apple Patches Heartbleed Vulnerability in 2013 AirPort Extreme and Time Capsule

In-App Purchase Notices Gain Prominence in App Store

Apple Adds New Content Ratings Options for App Developers

Apple Opens OS X Testing to Non-Developers

Apple Pokes Earth Day Fun at Samsung

Sorkin Continues the Endless Tease of the Steve Jobs Movie

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Category:Tech News -- posted at: 6:14am EDT

Mac OS Ken: 04.22.2014

Analysts Show Interest in Next Quarter Ahead of Last Quarter Earnings

Apple Applies for Trademark Recognition in Jewelry and Watches

iPhone SMS Playing Nice with Google Glass

Apple Launches New Environmental Site

Apple Video Highlights Spaceship Campus Sustainability

Apple Environmental Chief Talks with Wired

Apple Expands Consumer Recycling Program

Re/code: Apple Pursuing Plans for Payment System; Interviewing Potential Execs

Apple Seeds Eighth Beta of OS X 10.9.3 to Developers

Speculation Has Danny Boyle/Leonardo DiCaprio Teaming for Jobs Movie

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Category:Tech News -- posted at: 6:19am EDT

Mac OS Ken: 04.21.2014

Re/code Lays Out A Weird Weekend for Nike and Wearables

Apple Reportedly Hires Pro in Guiding Products Through FDA Approval

Beats Music Updates with In-App Purchase Subscription Option

Rutgers Prof Sees a Lot More Than Song Sales to Shazam in iOS

Original Apple TV Hits Issues Connecting to iTunes

HTC Snags Marketing Guy Behind Samsung Galaxy Brand

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Category:Tech News -- posted at: 3:57am EDT

Mac OS Ken: 04.18.2014

Morgan Stanley Analyst Says Buy Apple Now, Ahead of New Products

BMO Analyst Thinks Early Upgrade Plans May Mean Modest Boost for iPhone

CIRP: T-Mobile Gains and Loses Largest Percentage of Customers in First-Quarter

RadioShack Promotion Knocks iPhone 5s Down to $99 

Retina iPad mini Hits Apple Refurb Store

The Guardian Says Ahrendts Likely Headed to Apple in June

Amazon Expanding Voice Search for Fire TV

Report Says Apple to Mark Earth Day in Stores and at HQ

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Category:Tech News -- posted at: 7:25am EDT

Mac OS Ken: 04.17.2014 (r)

Pacific Crest Analyst Anticipates Price Increase for iPhone 6

Bernstein Analyst Like Apple (But Not the Current Quarter)

Apple Rolls 8GB iPhone 5c Out to Several International Markets

Hyundai 2015 Sonata to Include CarPlay

IDG: BlackBerry Puts Up Money for Injunction Against Typo Sales

Bloomberg Says Apple Looking to Tie Shazam into iOS

Re/code: Yahoo Gunning for Default Search Position in iOS

AT&T Exec Says Smartwatches for Its Network Coming This Year

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Category:Tech News -- posted at: 4:18am EDT

Mac OS Ken: 04.16.2014

R.W. Baird Analyst Sees Strength in iPhone Sales; Life in iPhone 5c

Wireless Carriers and Smartphone Makers Agree to Kill-Switch Initiative

Apple Seeds Seventh Build of OS X 10.9.3 to Developers

Microsoft Offers Discounted Office 365 Personal Option

Pioneer and Alpine Confirm Aftermarket CarPlay Plans

Reports of Flickering iTunes Radio in Ecuador

Tweet From Ad Exec Could be Sign of iTunes Radio in UK Soon

Forbes Thinks Apple Has a Dumb Idea It Probably Doesn’t Have

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Category:Tech News -- posted at: 4:05am EDT

Jefferies and Co’s Peter Misek Sees a Price Jump for iPhone 6

T-Mobile Kills (Most) Overage Fees; Calls on Competitors to Do Same

Microsoft Uses iOS Passbook Architecture in Windows 8.1

Nikkei: Alpine to Launch First Aftermarket CarPlay System

BlackBerry Seeks Immediate Injunction Against Typo Sales

Bromwich Says He and Apple Are Getting Along Better

Fincher Reportedly Off of Steve Jobs Biopic

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

Mac OS Ken: 04.14.2014

Bloomberg Sources Say NSA Knew of and Exploited Heartbleed for Two-Years

NSA Denies Knowledge of Heartbleed Before Last Week

Wells Fargo Analyst Lays Out Five-Phases for Apple and Consumer Tech

Cowan Analyst Thinks Health Insurers Could Pay for Part of Consumer iWatches

Apple Reportedly Stops UK Streaming Music Service from iAdvertising

WSJ: Secret Sources Say Amazon to Launch Smartphone This Year

Apple Hires Wolff Olins CEO for Marketing Role

Tim Cook Tweets Support for ENDA

Auburn University Posts Tribute to Tim Cook Online

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Category:Tech News -- posted at: 3:00am EDT

Mac OS Ken: 04.11.2014

Apple Says Its Services Unaffected by Heartbleed

T-Mobile Attacks Rivals with iPad Price Cuts; Words

451 Research: Consumer Interest in Next iPhone at Record Levels

New Deutsche Bank Apple Analyst Starts Coverage with Buy Rating and $650 Target

Apple Updates iMovie to v10.0.3

Apple Updates Xcode to v5.1.1

Amazon Agrees to Buy ComiXology

Online Ad Spending Beat TV Ad Spending for First Time in 2013

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Category:Tech News -- posted at: 5:20am EDT

Mac OS Ken: 04.10.2014

KGI Securities Analyst Lays Out Apple Roadmap for 2014

Kuo Adds Color to iWatch Expectations

Gartner and IDC See Grim Quarter for Mac Sales; Still Not Counting Sales to Consumers

Apple Seeds Sixth Build of OS X 10.9.3 to Developers

Billboard: Nameless Music Execs See Change Coming for iTunes

Human Interface Lead at Apple Retiring This Year

Amazon Greenlights Two More Pilots

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Category:Tech News -- posted at: 6:47am EDT

Mac OS Ken: 04.09.2014

JP Morgan Tells Clients to Expect iPad/Mac Hybrid in Next 12-Months

Barrons: Digging Deeper Into the JP Morgan Missive

Comcast Mentions Possible Apple TV Revision in Meeting with FCC

Qwilt: 12-Months of Huge Growth for Amazon Video 

Amazon Exec Sees Mid-Market Opportunity for Game Developers on Fire TV

NBC Adds Ability to AirPlay to Apple TV to Its iOS App

Piper Jaffray: Apple Love Fuels iWatch Interest Among Teens

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Category:Tech News -- posted at: 4:28am EDT

Mac OS Ken: 04.08.2014

Cantor Fitzgerald Analyst Sees Potential Upside in Apple Barometer

Analyst Thinks iWatch Could Feature UV Sensor

Global Equities Analyst Wants Tim Cook Out as Apple CEO; John Rubinstein In

Apple Expands iPhone Recycle Program to Germany

Apple Pegs iOS Adoption at 87-Percent

Apple Hires A9 Guy to Hone Search in Maps and iTunes

Angela Ahrendts Gets DBE Title

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Category:Tech News -- posted at: 6:46am EDT

Mac OS Ken: 04.07.2014

Samsung Trial Shows Some in Apple Worried About Bigger Phones

China Wants What Apple Does Not Have (Yet)

The Verge Hears Tales of Android TV

Apple Updates Safari 6 and Safari 7

Apple Updates iWork Titles for the Mac

Apple Updates iWork for iCloud

Apple Loosens iAd Restrictions; Opens Creation Tools to Anyone with an Apple ID

Greenpeace Praises Apple and Others for Green Initiatives

Apple Store Opens in Istanbul

Apple Earns $70 Million (Product)RED

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

Mac OS Ken: 04.04.2014

Apple Announces WWDC Dates; Lottery System for Tickets

 

Canaccord Genuity Analyst Sees Android Swing for June-Quarter; iPhone Resurgence After June

 

Apple Acquires ASR Comapny Novauris to Work on Siri

 

Needham Analyst: Mac Share Defies Economics

 

Apple Seeds Fifth Build of Mavericks Update to Developers

 

Forrester: Amazon Reach the Real Accelerant for Fire TV

 

Apple Settles Intertrust Technologies Lawsuit

 

Apple Joins Group to Block Legislation Aimed at Patent Trolls

 

Microsoft Apps for iPad Top 12-Million Downloads

 

Turkish Court Rules Twitter Ban Unconstitutional 

 

Access to Twitter Restored in Turkey

 

Istanbul Apple Store to Open Saturday 5 April

 

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Category:Tech News -- posted at: 6:44am EDT

Mac OS Ken: 04.03.2014

Amazon Announces Fire TV - Streamer of Video and Player of Games

 

Fire TV Launches with 134 Games

 

Amazon Making Its Own Games for Fire TV

 

Munster: Fire TV Highlights Need for Something New for Apple TV

 

Evercore Sees Growth (Not Hyper-Growth) for Apple

 

Raymond James Analyst Sees Continued Dominance for iPad in North America

 

Microsoft Office Lands on the iPad

 

Apple Getting 30% Cut of In-App Office 365 Subscriptions

 

Office for iPad Dominates Free iPad Apps Chart in First Week

 

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Category:Tech News -- posted at: 6:11am EDT

Mac OS Ken: 04.02.2014

Forbes: iPhone Crosses Half-a-Billion Sold (Probably)

 

Apple to Announce 2Q Earnings on 23 April

 

Fortune: Analysts Expect Ho-Hum 2Q FY2014 Numbers

 

Barrons: Analysts Look at the Boilermaker that is the iPhone 6

 

Susquehanna Analyst Joins Planet in Expecting Next iPhone in September

 

Chitika: Free Drives Mavericks Adoption to 40-Percent in Five-Months

 

Mac Pro Orders at 5 to 6 Weeks

 

Some International App Stores See Price Changes Due to Currency Rates

 

BlackBerry Wins Preliminary Injunction Against Typo Keyboard

 

Ashton Kutcher/Steve Jobs Pic Now Streaming on Netflix in US

 

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Category:Tech News -- posted at: 3:23am EDT

Mac OS Ken: 04.01.2014

Wrapping up the show that was Macworld/iWorld 2014

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Category:Tech News -- posted at: 12:49pm EDT