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)

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Category:Tech News -- posted at: 3:52am EDT

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 EDT

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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Category:Tech News -- posted at: 6:09am EDT

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

Mac OS Ken: 06.16.2014

Raymond James Analyst Bullish on Apple Ahead of iPhone 6

BMO Analyst Sees Minimum 33.5-Million iWatches Sold in First Year

Unknown Number of ATT Wireless Accounts Hit by Unauthorized Access

Amazon Holding Anticipated Phone Event This Week

UK Leads in iOS 7 Adoption on iPads or Something

Apple Exchanging Potentially Dangerous A1300 European Power Adapters

Auto-Fill Heading to Apps in Apple Continuity Push

Beats Music Gift Cards 25%-Off at Target

Bjork iPad App Added to NYC MoMA Permanent Collection

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Direct download: macosken140616.mp3
Category:Tech News -- posted at: 4:47am EDT

Mac OS Ken: 06.13.2014

Deutsche Bank Analyst Sets Adjusted Apple Target at 105-Dollars

RBC Analyst Ups Adjusted Apple Target to 100-Bucks

Intel Ups Guidance on PC-Sales Surprise

Samsung Outs Galaxy Tab S Line 

Apple Cloud Media Services Hit Thursday Snag

Amazon Prime Music Folded Into Rebranded Cloud Player iOS App

Apple Brings Browse by Category Discovery to App Store

Apple Retail Chief Angela Ahrednts Sends Out First Memo to Retail Troops

Ahrendts Attends Omotesando Store Opening

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Category:Tech News -- posted at: 6:45am EDT

Mac OS Ken: 06.12.2014

EU Investigating Taxation and Multi-National Companies

Kentucky Senator Sees Support for “Tax Repatriation Holiday”

Apple Seeds Second 10.9.4 Beta to Testers

Mac Pro Supply Meets Mac Pro Demand

Amazon Launches Prime Music Streaming Service

Apple Posts Promo Video for Omotesando Store

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Category:Tech News -- posted at: 8:38am EDT

Mac OS Ken: 06.11.2014

Morgan Stanley Analyst Expects 39-Million iPhones Sold This Quarter

Survey: Apple Eats Into the Enterprise

Reports Have Apple Pulling Music Download Apps from App Store

Apple Reportedly Rejecting iOS Apps That Use Incentivized Ads for Other Apps

Apple Issues EFI Firmware Update for 2013/2014 MacBook Airs

Apple Wins Patent on Dongle for Barbell

Live ESPN Radio and Local NPR Stations Hit iTunes Radio

AdAge: Apple Said to Be Bulking In-House Ad Team to 1,000 People

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

Apple Shares Close at Split-Adjusted 52-Week High

Wells Fargo Apple Range is Currently Under Water

UBS Analyst Sees 21-Million iWatches Sold in Year One

FDA: Health May Be a Moral Obligation for Apple

Apple Issues SMC Update for Mid-2013 MacBook Air

Target Drops Non-Retina iPad mini to 199-Dollars for Fathers Day Sale

iPhones and iPads Headed to Costco

Barriers Come Down at Next Apple Store for Japan

Russia Arrests Suspected Hijackers of Australian iThings

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Direct download: macosken140610.mp3
Category:Tech News -- posted at: 5:44am EDT

Apple Reportedly Launching Prepaid and Month-to-Month In-Store iPhone Activation in U.S.

Re/code Rumor: Apple Aims for October iWatch Launch

Nikkei Rumor: Apple Aims for 3-5 Million iWacthes Per-Month

Apple Rumored to Have Purchased Social Search Engine Spotsetter

Cantor Analyst Sees Another Good Month for Apple Barometer

PayPal Ponders Touch ID

Tim Cook Tours Mac Pro Facility in Austin

Cook and Cue Attend Austin Campus Grand Opening

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

Chinese State Media Takes Companies to Task for Alleged NSA Involvement

Execs from Apple, Google and Others Pen Open Letter on Government Surveillance

The Apple 7-for-1 Stock Split: The Mac Observer Explains

Flat Jony Hits Apple Investor Relations Page

Cantor Analyst Sees Signs of iWatch at Computex

Pebble Smartwatch Increases iThing Friendliness

Barnes and Noble Ties Up with Samsung for Next Nook Tablet

Bono and Ive to Talk (RED) at Creativity Festival

Apple Kicks in a Few Million for Super Bowl 50

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Category:Tech News -- posted at: 8:11am EDT

Mac OS Ken: 06.05.2014

Apple Insider: WWDC Keynote Sets up Battle with Google Over China

Business Insider: WWDC Keynote was All About the Enterprise

ARM Working on Super-Small Wearables Processors

NPD Sort of Sees Wearables as a Fad

New Apple Ad Sort of Negates Need for iWatch

iOS 8 Adds Send Last Location Option to Find My iPhone

The List of ADA Winners

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Category:Tech News -- posted at: 7:55am EDT

Barrons: Financial Analysts Largely Pleased with WWDC Keynote

Apple Insider: Financial Analysts Largely Pleased with WWDC Keynote

Apple Up to Fifth on Fortune 500

T-Mobile Onboard for iOS 8 Wi-Fi Calling

Rogers Onboard for iOS 8 Wi-Fi Calling in Canada

There’s Already a HealthKit and They’re Not Happy

AirPlay to Apple TV Gets Simpler with iOS 8

Trent Reznor to Stay with Beats Music After Apple Acquisition

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Category:Tech News -- posted at: 6:38am EDT

Mac OS Ken: 06.03.2014

Apple Previews OS X 10.10 - Yosemite

Apple Previews iOS 8

Apple Releases iOS 8 SDK

Apple CEO Fills Keynote with Numbers

Apple Shares Hold Despite Lack of Shiny

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Category:Tech News -- posted at: 6:41am EDT

Mac OS Ken: 06.02.2014

UBS Analyst: New Regs Could Slow iPhone Growth in China

Wells Fargo Analyst: Apple Gets Aggressive Adding iPhone Carriers

Goldman Analyst: Next Big Apple Thing May Not Be a Thing

Apple Says iCloud Not Hacked in Australian iThing Hijackings

iPad Sales Headed to NTT DoCoMo

Maestri Takes Over as CFO at Apple

Katie Cotton Officially Gone from Apple

Re/code Posts Full Interview with Cue and Iovine

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