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: 07.31.2014

Ken Ray and Mike LaPlante kick around last week's Apple earnings call

 

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

Mac OS Ken: 07.30.2014

Apple Updates the Retina Display MacBook Pro Line

 

Apple Site Briefly Lists Unreleased Mac mini

 

Apple TV Gets New Content from Fox Now and CNBC 

 

Ford Dropping 93-Hundred BlackBerry Phones for iPhones 

 

Apple Confirms Purchase of Swell Audio App

 

Swell Site and App Shutdown

 

Spotify Updates iOS App with Equalizer and Other Changes

 

Rhapsody Reaches Two-Million Paid Subscribers

 

Red Bull TV to Stream Three Channels of Lollapalooza This Weekend

 

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Category:Tech News -- posted at: 2:46am EDT

Mac OS Ken: 07.29.2014

EC is OK with Apple + Beats

 

Beats App Gets Updated

 

Apple Rumored to Purchase Swell Talk Radio-Audio App

 

Samsung Delays Indefinitely Its Tizen Smartphone Launch

 

Hilton Turning iPhone App Into Room Key

 

Florida Man Allegedly Rips Apple Off for Over 300-Thousand Dollars

 

Brikk LUX iPhone 6: Where Dollars and Sense Part Ways

 

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Category:Tech News -- posted at: 5:09am EDT

Mac OS Ken: 07.28.2014

Computerworld: Apple Spending Indicates iPhone + Probably Something Else

 

Morgan Stanley Analyst: Apple Spending Indicates iPhone + iWatch

 

French Site Sees Possible Evidence for NFC in iPhone 6

 

ifoAppleStore: No Mention of Retail on the Earnings Call

 

Apple Buys Book-Discovery Company BookLamp

 

Apple Confirms Purchase of BookLamp

 

Apple Sued Over Location Services Post CCTV Report

 

Bose Sues Beats Over Alleged Patent Infringement

 

Samsung Opening New San Jose R&D Facility

 

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

Canaccord Genuity Analyst Issues One-Note Note: iPhone 6

RBC Analyst Ups Apple Target to $110

IDC: iPad Still Number One Despite Shrinkage

Apple Opens Public Beta Program for OS X Yosemite

Apple Opening 11th China Store This Weekend and 12th Next Weekend

Apple Labor Code Violation Suit Gets Class Action Status

States Reconsidering eBook Settlement with Apple After Cote Concerns

Xiaomi Exec Denies His Company Copies Apple

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Category:Tech News -- posted at: 6:04am EDT

Financial Analysts Focus on New iStuff on the Way

Apple Spent $1.6 Billion on Research and Development in the June-Quarter

Wells Fargo Analyst Via Media on Apple Post Earnings

Unofficial Resellers Taking iPhone 6 Pre-Orders in China

EFI Firmware Update for Mid-2011 MacBook Airs Locking Up Some Machines

Chitika: iPad Still Dominates Tabelt-Based Web Traffic

Kobe Bryant Calls Jony Ive

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Category:Tech News -- posted at: 7:19am EDT

Mac OS Ken: 07.23.2014

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Category:Tech News -- posted at: 5:01am EDT

Mac OS Ken: 07.22.2014

UBS Analysts Ups Apple Target to 115-Dollars on Anticipated June-Quarter Strength

JMP Ups Apple to “Outperform” with 135-Dollar Target

Zachs Slaps Neutral Rating on Apple Due to Increased Competition

Wall Street Journal: Apple to Make as Many as 80-Million New iPhones by End-of-Year

Sonny Dixon-Pic Shows Hole for Possible Light-Up Logo on iPhone 6

iOS Forensic Scientist Cites Unwanted Backdoors in iOS

Apple Says No Government Backdoors in iOS

iOS Forensic Scientist: Apple Responds, Contributes Little

Apple Begins Promoting London iTunes Festival 2014

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Category:Tech News -- posted at: 6:10am EDT

Mac OS Ken: 07.21.2014

Fortune Analysts Expect June-Quarter iPhone Growth of Nearly 15-Percent

Fortune Analysts - on Average - Expect iPad Sales to be Flat

Fortune Analysts Think Mac Growth with Beat PC Growth for June-Quarter

Apple Earnings Call Set for Tuesday at 2pm PDT

The European Commission Tackles Apple Over In-App Purchases

Apple Responds to E.C. Charges

Apple Opening 11th China Store Saturday 26 July

Report: Apple Signs Lease for New Australian Store in Joondalup

Frienemyship: Report of Rifts Between Google and Samsung

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Category:Tech News -- posted at: 4:07am EDT

Mac OS Ken: 07.18.2014

WSJ: The Changes Apple + IBM May Bring

Apple iTunes Pass Service Covers More Ground

59-Countries Can Now Use Two-Step Apple ID Verification

BlackRock Co-Founder Susan Wagner Replacing Bill Campbell on Apple Board

Microsoft Laying Off 18-Thousand Employees

Microsoft Mothballing Most of Xbox Entertainment Studios

Epic Games Unreal Engine Supports iOS 8 Metal

Amazon Serves Ads to iOS

Google Releases Google Analytics App for iOS

First Fire Phone Ad All About Amazon Prime

Iron Man Joining the App Economy

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Category:Tech News -- posted at: 7:24am EDT

Mac OS Ken: 07.17.2014

Apple + IBM: Analyst Weigh in - Fortune Edition

Apple + IBM: Analyst Weigh in - Barrons Edition

Citigroup Initiates Apple Coverage with Buy Rating and $110 Target

Physical iTunes Pass Service Expands to U.S. and Australia

Apple Encrypting Email To and From iCloud Addresses

Apple Agrees to Settle Class Action eBook Suit

Paul McCartney Puts Five Albums in iTunes as iPad Apps

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

Mac OS Ken: 07.16.2014

Apple and IBM Tie Up to Take on Business

ISI Analyst Happy - Not Bowled Over - by Apple/IBM Deal

Apple Dips a Toe in Payment Waters with iTunes Pass

Custora: Mobile Shoppers Shop via iThings

Apple Joins SupplierPay Initiative

Apple Spent Over $3 Billion with U.S. Suppliers Last Year

Google Warning Mobile Users About Flash-Ridden Sites

Dayton-Area Apple Store Opening This Weekend

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

Barclays Analyst Ups Apple Rating to Overweight 

Morgan Stanley Ups Apple Target on iWatch Expectations

Needham Analyst Says March Quarter Mac Growth Driven by Sales in Emerging Markets

Counterpoint Research: iPhone 5s Top-Selling Smartphone in 35 Countries

Xiaomi Appears Set to Tackle High-End Smartphone Market in China

The Washington Post Says iThings Are Out to Irritate You

Apple Takes iPad-iPhone Reuse and Recycle Program to Australia

Apple Launches Swift Blog for Developers

Lunch with Eddy Cue Up for Auction

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Category:Tech News -- posted at: 4:49am EDT

Kuo Sees Another Delay for Another Unannounced iThings

Canaccord Analyst Ups Apple Target on Bigger - More Expensive iPhone Expectations

China CCTV Blasts Apple Over Location Services in iOS

Apple Denies CCTV Allegations

Beats Sues Chinese Headphone Counterfeiters

Apple Wins Right to Trademark Retail Layout in EU Court

Ron Johnson Talks to Stanford About a Life in Retail

Apple Won’t Engrave Dirty About Girls

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Category:Tech News -- posted at: 5:50am EDT

Mac OS Ken: 07.11.2014

Morgan Stanley Names Apple One of 15 Stocks to Own for Next 12-Months

A-Series Processor Production Reportedly Shifts from Samsung to TSMC

Ming-Chi Kuo Says iWatch Production Shifts to November

iTunes Extras Hit Apple TV

Report: Roku Sales and Usage Beating Apple TV in the States

FTC Targets Amazon Over In-App Purchase Issues

Apple Tried to Get FTC to Pursue In-App Purchase Issues with Google

MonkeyParking Suspends SF Operations

Plague Inc. Catches Simian Flu

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Category:Tech News -- posted at: 7:43am EDT

Mac OS Ken: 07.10.2014

IDC Thinks iPad is Snacking on Macs

NPD Thinks Phablets Will Eat Into Sales of Mini Tablets

Chitika: Early Yosemite Testing Up 4x Over Early Mavericks Testing

Adobe Issues Critical Patch for Flash Player

Siri Likely Headed to Court in China

Report Says Foxbots will Help People, Not Replace Them

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Category:Tech News -- posted at: 6:18am EDT

Mac OS Ken: 07.09.2014

UBS Analyst: Apple Growth May Slow in China (Eventually)

Bloomberg: Chinese Regulators Demand Subsidy Cuts from Carriers (Eventually)

Flurry: Xiaomi Users More Engaged Than iPhone Users in China (Right Now)

Apple Snags Two Former Nike FuelBand Workers

Apple Maps Lead Reportedly Leaving for Uber

Apple Replaces Google Maps with Apple Maps on iCloud.com

Apple and Google Ordered to Fix Refund Policies in South Korea

Apple Opens Factory Outlet eBay Store for iPhone 5 Models

Apple to Open Fourth Store in Switzerland on 12 July

Apple Strikes Retail Partnership for Saudi Arabia

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Category:Tech News -- posted at: 6:13am EDT

Mac OS Ken: 07.08.2014

Apple Ends Monday at Split-Adjusted 52-Week High

Apple Up to No. 15 on Fortune Global 500

Jefferies and Co Samsung Analyst High on Apple

Apple Seeds Third Builds of OS X Yosemite and iOS 8 to Testers

Munster: iOS Still Dominant for Mobile Surfing in the States

Foxconn CEO Says Foxbots in Final Testing Stage

Finnish PM Says Steve Jobs Took Finnish Jobs

Apple Posts Video Highlighting Pride Participation

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Category:Tech News -- posted at: 5:48am EDT

Mac OS Ken: 07.07.2014

comScore: iPhone Accounts for 42-Percent of U.S. Cellphone Market

Service Offers to Unlock iPhone Activation Locks (for Good Girls and Boys Only)

Nielsen: Music Streaming Up and Sales Down for U.S. in 2014

Missionaries of LDS Church to Tote iPads

Apple Selling Unlocked Cellular iPads in Japan

Apple Issues Security Updates for Lion and Mountain Lion

Apple Wiping CloudKit Data Today

Apple Reportedly Snags TAG Heuer Sales Director

LeVar Burton Sees a Reading Rainbow on Apple TV

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Category:Tech News -- posted at: 3:24am EDT

Mac OS Ken: 07.03.2014

Evercore Analyst Ups Apple Target to 115-Dollars

UBS Analyst Sees Voice Messaging as Key Function of iWatch

Wells Fargo Analyst Expects Record iPhone Sales for June Quarter

Apple Drops AIM Support for Older Names on Older OS Versions

Apple Shipping Security Lock Adaptor for Mac Pro

Looking for Mr. Coffee: Apple Hiring iCup Technician

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Category:Tech News -- posted at: 5:54am EDT

Mac OS Ken: 07.02.2014

RW Baird Analyst Ups Apple Target

Kantar: Bigger Samsung Galaxy S5 Fails to Beat Older and Smaller iPhone Line

Trade-In Value of iPhone 5 Drops at Apple Retail

Refreshed 16GB iPod Touch Goes Global

Apple Adds Time to AppleCare+ Decision for iPhone and iPad

New Look for Signage Inside Apple Stores

Nine More Carmakers Putting CarPlay Behind the Wheel

Apple Issues Minor Update for iMovie for Mac

Google Buys Music Streamer Songza for Undisclosed Sum

Apple Retakes Top of Barrons Respected Companies List

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Category:Tech News -- posted at: 5:43am EDT

Mac OS Ken: 07.01.2014

Apple Launches Annual Back-to-School Promotion

iTunes U Getting Major Update Next Week

iPad Roll Reduced in L.A. Unified School District

Apple 3QFY2014 Earnings Release Set for 22 July

Apple Issues Security Fixing and Bug Hunting iOS 7.1.2

iOS 7.1.2 Update Tackles 35-Security Issues

Apple Releases Mavericks v10.9.4

Apple Ups Apple TV Software to v6.1.2

Apple Hiring Retail Managers for Six New Cities in China

Google Killing Quickoffice 

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Direct download: macosken140701.mp3
Category:Tech News -- posted at: 5:25am EDT