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: 06.30.2014

Apple Officially Participates in SF Pride Celebration

Apple to Stop Development of Aperture

Apple Updates Pro Video Apps and Music Management App MainStage

Italy Added to Apple Retail iPhone Recycling Program

Company Behind Siri Talks Banking

Two-Year-Old Uses Siri to Call Ambulance for Mom

Monkey Parking Plans to Fight San Francisco

iPhone Turns Seven

Kensington Making Trapper Keeper for Tablets (But Not Really)

Direct download: macosken140630.mp3
Category:Tech News -- posted at: 3:52am EST

Walmart Drops Prices on Current iPhones

 

Apple Sells Pre-Paid Plan iPhones at Its Stores in the States

 

Apple Drops Prices on iPod touch Line

 

Two Apple Financial Followers Unfazed by Google I/O Demos

 

Apple Hires Firmware Developer Away from Atlas Wearables

 

Apple Seeds New 10.9.4 beta to Testers and Developers 

 

Apple Podcasts App Takes a Thursday Afternoon Nap

 

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Direct download: macosken140627.mp3
Category:Tech News -- posted at: 6:05am EST

Mac OS Ken: 06.26.2014

Google I/O: Android Device Numbers on a Steady Climb

 

The Next Version of Android: The “L” Word

 

Google Targets Enterprise with Android For Work

 

Google Demos L-Powered Android TV

 

Android Auto Races CarPlay to Dashboard Dominance 

 

Google Shows Off Android Wear Platform

 

First Android Wear Devices On Sale

 

Google Discusses Google Fit Developer Tools

 

Credit Suisse Analyst Ups Apple Target to 96-Dollars

 

EU to Issue Ruling on Apple Acquisition of Beats by 30 July

 

Fortune: Apple Targets Up 9-Percent Since WWDC and 7:1 Split

 

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Direct download: macosken140626.mp3
Category:Tech News -- posted at: 6:59am EST

Mac OS Ken: 06.25.2014

RBC Capital Analyst Sees Larger Screen iPhone 6 Drawing Many Switchers

 

JP Morgan Ups Apple Target on New Products in General - Bigger iPhone in Particular

 

Needham and Co Ups Apple Target on iPhone Strength and Swift Introduction

 

Munster: 14-Percent of Rich Watch Wearers Would Buy a 350-Dollar iWatch

 

New iMac Sees Significant Price Cuts at Third-Party Resellers

 

Apple TV Gets Four New Sources of Content in the States

 

CarPlay to Put MLB.com At Bat at the Wheel

 

Samsung and Its Outside Law Firm Ordered to Pat Apple and Nokia 2-Million-Dollars

 

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Direct download: macosken140625.mp3
Category:Tech News -- posted at: 3:00am EST

Mac OS Ken: 06.24.2014

Bloomberg: Mass Production of Next iPhone to Start Next Month

 

Report: Foxconn and Pegatron Staffing Up for iPhone Production

 

Report: Apple Working to Improve Touch ID Durability in 2014 iThings

 

Apple Opens New Store in Madrid

 

Apple Tackling Eastern Europe with Prague Store-in-a-Store

 

Net Applications: Snow Leopard Sees Precipitous Drop in Usage

 

Microsoft Offers $650 MacBook Pro Trade-In Toward Surface Pro 3

 

iFixit: Surface Pro 3 Not for the Under-the-Hood Tinkerer

 

SF City Attorney Fights Apps for Selling Public Parking

 

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Direct download: macosken140624.mp3
Category:Tech News -- posted at: 6:47am EST

Mac OS Ken: 06.23.2014

WSJ: 10 Sensors and Multiple Models for iWatch

 

Report: Apple Calls on Professional Athletes to Test iWearable

 

Apple Lowers Prices on Some Devices in UK and EU

 

Apple Streamlines Support Forums

 

Signs Surface of Scrapped Surface Mini

 

Skype Forcing Upgrades from Older Versions in Coming Months

 

The Weather Channel Boots Yahoo in iOS 8 Weather App

 

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Direct download: macosken140623.mp3
Category:Tech News -- posted at: 3:00am EST

Mac OS Ken: 06.20.2014

Reuters Rumor Has iWatch Production Starting Next Month

Apple and GT Advanced Kit Second Sapphire Plant in Massachusetts

Amazon Fire versus Apple iPhone: Two Analysts, Two Wildly Different Takes

Judge Koh Not Sure Settlement Offer in Anti-Poaching Case is Enough

Apple Seeds Fourth Build of 10.9.4 to Testers and Developers

Developer Unlocks City Tours in iOS 8

Disney Releases Star Wars Scene Maker on App Store

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Direct download: macosken140620.mp3
Category:Tech News -- posted at: 6:29am EST

Mac OS Ken: 06.19.2014

A Look at the Amazon Fire Smartphone

No Immediate Worry for Other Phone Makers in Amazon Fire Phone

T-Mobile Makes Music Plays at Uncarrier 5.0 Event

T-Mobile Test Drive Lets People Try Out the Network with a Loaner iPhone 5s

Apple Intros New Entry-Level iMac

Wired Wonders Over Underpowered iMac

NYT: Apple Picking Down Considerably with Activation Lock

Societie Generale Analyst Sings a Song of App Store

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Direct download: macosken140619.mp3
Category:Tech News -- posted at: 7:04am EST

Cowen and Co. Analyst Ups Apple Target on iPhone 6 Anticipation

WSJ: Amazon Phone to Be Exclusive to AT&T

Amazon Could Employ AT&T “Toll-Free” Data for Smartphone

T-Mobile CEO Blasts Idea of Amazon Phone/AT&T Exclusivity

Apple iBookstore Offers Hachette Pre-Orders at Discount

Apple Outs New Yosemite, iOS 8 and Xcode 6 betas

Apple Outs Apple TV Software beta with Flat Look and Home Sharing

Best Buy Offers Significant College Discounts on Apple Kit

Apple Pulls iAd Gallery from App Store

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Direct download: macosken140618.mp3
Category:Tech News -- posted at: 6:09am EST

Mac OS Ken: 06.17.2014

UBS Analyst: Tim Cook Right Man as Apple CEO

Jony Ive Talks About New Stuff He Cannot Talk About

Apple Said to Be Cranking Out Enough Sapphire for Two iPhones and an iWatch

Report Says Samsung Production Shrining Ahead of iPhone 6

Apple Settles eBook Price Fixing Case with States

WSJ: Icahn May Be Urging Sale of Nuance

Apple Opens Retail Summer Camp Registration

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Direct download: macosken140617.mp3
Category:Tech News -- posted at: 6:02am EST