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: 12.31.2014

- T-Mobile CEO Sees Apple Watch as Tipping Point for Wearables

- BGC Analyst Worries Over Apple Dependence on iPhone

- ACSI: Samsung Phone Owners Happier Than iPhone Owners in 2014

- Fiksu: Average Daily US App Store Downloads Top 8-Million in November

- Judge Dismisses Apple Employee Bag Search Case

- Xiaomi MacBook Air Ripoff Was a Fake

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Category:Tech News -- posted at: 4:50am EST

Mac OS Ken: 12.30.2014

- Flurry: Over Half of Device Activations Christmas Week Were iThings

- Stifel Nicolaus Analyst Sees Up to 75-Million iPhones Shipped for Holiday Quarter 

- Rumor: Iovine Working on Album Exclusives for iTunes

- Xiaomi Secures Valued at 45-Billion Dollars

- Report: Xiaomi Set to Steal Design of MacBook Air on the Way Into Laptops

- Apple Gives EU Consumers 14-Days to Return iTunes Purchases

- Russian Online Apple Store Reopens with Higher Prices

- Apple Issues Update for Critical Security Issue for Macs

- Apple Sets Japan Lucky Bag Promotion for This Friday

- December Spaceship Video Shows Significant Progress

- Apple Keeping 100-Year-Old Barn on Spaceship Campus

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Category:Tech News -- posted at: 4:59am EST

Mac OS Ken: 12.29.2014

- Research Firm ITG Says Apple Pay Processed One-Percent of November Digital Payments

- Raymond James Analysts Turned-On by ITG Report

- Morgan Stanley Ups Estimates for iPhone and Smartphone Growth

- Cowen Analyst Sees Bigger iPad and Smaller iPhone for 2015

- Apple Responds to BBC Supply Chain Report

- Workers Rights NGO Defends Apple Against BBC

- CNN/Money Names Tim Cook Top CEO of 2014

- The Interview Hits iTunes - Four Days Later

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

Mac OS Ken: 12.23.2014

Jef Gamet - Managing Editor of The Mac Observer - joins us to discuss the biggest, the most importnat and the most overlooked Apple stories of 2014. 

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Category:Tech News -- posted at: 5:03am EST

Mac OS Ken: 12.22.2014

Apple Repsonds to the BBC + The fate of pro-photography in an Instagram world - a short interview with photgrapher Rick Smolan, author of the book Inside Tracks. 

 

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Category:Tech News -- posted at: 3:46am EST

Mac OS Ken: 12.19.2014

- BBC Report Seems to Show Human Rights Weaknesses in Apple Supply Chain

- Ship Times Drop to 1 to 3 Days for Most of iPhone 6 Line

- Elcomsoft Says Phone Breaker Can Beat Two-Factor Authentication

- Business Insider: Mobile Marketing on Upswing Thanks to Apple Pay

- Piper Pilots iBeacons in McDonalds

- WATCH ABC Drops Log-In Requirement for Full Episodes on Apple TV

- Jimmy Fallon Gives iPad Air 2s to Wednesday Studio Audience

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Category:Tech News -- posted at: 5:55am EST

Mac OS Ken: 12.18.2014

- Munster Eyes 2016 for Full-on Apple Television

- Berneberg Apple Analyst Maintains Sell Rating on Shares; 60-Dollar Target

- Orlando Magic Amway Center First NBA Arean to Support Apple Pay

- Apple Hiring Apple Pay Positions in Europe and China

- Canadian Federal Court Orders Apple to Turn Over Carrier Docs

- Apple Pushes Devs Along to 64-Bit and iOS 8

- Apple Changing VAT Calculations for App Stores in EU

- Judge Denies Media Requests for Jobs DRM Video Deposition

- Apple Raises Over $20 Million for (Product) RED

- Apple Posts Behind-the-Scenes Video for The Song

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Category:Tech News -- posted at: 5:12am EST

Mac OS Ken: 12.17.2014

- Gartner: Apple and Xiaomi Pickup Smartphone Share; Samsung Falters

- Apple Found Not Guilty in iPod DRM Suit

- Apple Pulls Some White Power Albums from iTunes Store U.S.

- Berenberg Analyst Argues Against Apple as Luxury Stock

- TAG Heur Plans Mechanical Smartwatch for Late 2015

- NYT: Apple Pay is Awesome Says Apple; NYT

- Samsung Rumored to Be Working on Mobile Payments System

- Apple Suspends Online Sales in Russia Due to Currency Fluctuations

- NBC Offers Live Streams Online for People Who Have Cable

- Apple Posts New Pic of Spaceship Campus

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Category:Tech News -- posted at: 4:33am EST

Mac OS Ken: 12.16.2014

- Jefferies Analyst Sees iPhone 6 Upside; Worries Over Cloud

- Munster Does Not See Surprise Upside in iPhone Sales

- Trip Chowdry Expects Miracles from Apple Watch

- Apple DRM Case Handed to Jury

- Ebook Appeal Seems to Go Well for Apple

- Details Surface on Canadian Investigation Into Apple and iPhone Carriers

- Warner CEO Talks Up Paid Music Streaming

- Bose Hiring for Streaming Music Platform 

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Category:Tech News -- posted at: 5:03am EST

Mac OS Ken: 12.15.2014

15 December 2014

 

- Court Hears Apple Ebook Appeal Today

- Duplicate 2011 MacBook Pro GPU Case Pops Up in Canada

- Park Associates: Smart Home Devices to Gain Steam in 2015

- Xiaomi Invests in Smart Appliance Maker

- 100 Protest Economic Inequality at Apple Campus

- Apple Adds High-End Headphones from Master and Dynamic to Apple Store

- Apple Store in Turkey Wins Architectural Awards

- Apple Releases Tearjerker Holiday Ad 2014

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

Mac OS Ken: 12.12.2014

- Latest Cellular iPads Hit China

- Apple Releases Safari Updates for Yosemite, Mavericks and Mountain Lion

- Apple Adds PayPal as Payment Method for Online Store in US and UK

- Apple Eyed for Possible Anti-Competitive Behavior in Canada

- Working Apple 1 Sells for 365K at Auction

- Apple Tightens Restrictions on Earning MFi Mark

- Apple No. 22 on Glassdoor.com 2015 Best Places to Work

- Financial Times Names Tim Cook Person of the Year

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Category:Tech News -- posted at: 5:42am EST

Mac OS Ken: 12.11.2014

- Apple Announces First Wave of IBM MobileFirst for iOS Apps

- United to Outfit 23-Thousand Flight Attendants with iPhone 6 Plus

- Alipay Adds Touch ID Support to iOS Apps

- A Few Bose Products are Back in the Apple Online Store

- Nokia Plans Now iOS HERE Maps App for Early 2015

- Pair of First-Gen iPhones Sells for Over 25-Thousand-Dollars

- The Guardian: Secondhand iPod Classic Sales Shoot Up After Device Demise

- TIME Names Ebola Fighters as Person of the Year

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

Mac OS Ken: 12.10.2014

- Apple-DRM Class Action Suit Continues with New Lead Plaintiff

- Media Outlets Petition for Steve Jobs DRM Deposition

- Apple Argues Against Release of Steve Jobs Video Deposition

- iOS 8.1.2 Restores Lost Ringtones 

- iOS 8 Adoption Rate Hits 63-Percent

- Apple TV Gets Content from UFC, Fusion, The Scene, and Daily Motion

- YouTube Apple TV App Gets Significant Refresh

- Apple Reportedly Signs Lease on Brooklyn Store Location 

- Apple Confirms Research Facility Planned for Japan 

- Jesse Jackson Meets with Tim Cook on Diversity Swing

- Plague, Inc Update to Bring Holiday Cheer

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Category:Tech News -- posted at: 6:43am EST

Mac OS Ken: 12.09.2014

- Citigroup Ups Apple Target to 135-Dollars on Strength of Higher Capacity iPhone Sales

- BMO Ups Apple Target to 123-Dollars on on Strength of Higher Capacity iThing Sales

- Top Internet Official for China Swings Through Silicon Valley

- DRM Case to Continue Despite Dwindling Plaintiffs

- Rumor Has Apple Hiring Fashion or Luxury Retail Workers Ahead of Apple Watch

- Apple Hiring Head of Social Media and Content

- Apple Nabs Audience DSP Expert to be SoC Audio Architect

- AndroidPolice Writer Pics iPad Air 2 for Holiday Gift Guide

- Typo is Back with Redesigned Physical Keyboard for iPhone 6

- Tim Cook Up for TIME Person of the Year

- Hacked Files Indicate Sony Dropped Jobs Pic Because DiCaprio Bowed Out

- Natalie Portman Declines Role in Jobs Movie

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Category:Tech News -- posted at: 4:56am EST

Mac OS Ken: 12.08.2014

- Protesters Stage Die-In at the Glass Cube

- Apple Hiring for First Store in Belgium

- Report Has Apple Partnering for 500 Locations in India

- Apple to Face Class Action Employee Suit

- iTunes DRM Suit Could Be Tossed Today

- Zuckerberg Takes Issue with Cook Privacy Comments in TIME

- iTunes Launches 10 Holiday Stations on iTunes Radio

- 9 to 5 Mac Buzzes the Spaceship Campus

- Apple Building 161-Million-Dollar Auditorium on Campus 2

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Category:Tech News -- posted at: 3:47am EST

Mac OS Ken: 12.05.2014

- Apple Lawyers Say DRM Case May Not Have a Plaintiff

- Samsung Appeal of 900-Million-Dollar Apple Ruling Heads to Court

- Taiwan Accuses Apple and Other Cellphone Makers of Violating Personal Information Protection Act

- Philip Elmer-DeWitt Has Issues with JMP Analyst Alex Gauna

- Spotify Makes First Three Months 99-Cent in U.S. and U.K.

- Apple Hosting Hour of Code Class for Kids on 11 December

- Businessweek Names Apple One of the Top Disruptions of the Last 85-Years

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Category:Tech News -- posted at: 6:30am EST

Mac OS Ken: 12.04.2014

- Barclays Analyst Expects iPhone Sales to Power Through Chinese New year

- JMP Analyst Ups Apple Target to $150

- Kantar: iPhone Spurs iOS Growth in 9-of-10 Global Markets

- Apple Updates FCP X and Xcode

- Jimmy Iovine Talks Beats Deal an More with GQ

- Small PA School System Buys iPads with Money from Tim Cook

- Apple Ups Hiring Related to Virtual Reality

- Another Tale of the Crescentgate 

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Category:Tech News -- posted at: 5:35am EST

Mac OS Ken: 12.03.2014

- Canaccord Ups Apple Target to 135-Dollars on iPhone Strength

- B of A Merrill Lynch Ups Apple Target to 130-Dollars

- JMP Analyst Hot on Apple for Holidays

- Parks Associates: Chromecast Shoves Apple TV into Third in Set-Side Streamers

- Munster Keeps Banging the Apple Television Drum

- IDC: Chromebooks Beat iPads in 3Q2014 Sales to U.S. Schools

- LA Unified School District Officially Kills iPad Program; Hand Documents Over to Feds

- The Stuff Speaks Ahead of the Apple eBook Appeal

- Apple Opening Toledo Store This Weekend; Reopening Portland Store

- Russian Steve Jobs Memorial Up for Sale

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Category:Tech News -- posted at: 5:16am EST

Mac OS Ken: 12.02.2014

Barclays Ups Apple Target to 140-Dollars

 

UBS Sees 24-Million Apple Watches Sold in FY2015

 

The Apple Stock Slide: Pick the Reason of Your Choice

 

Crescentgate: Not Crescent Fresh

 

iPad Makes Black Friday Bigger for Big Box Retailers

 

 

Huawei Exec: Nobody Made Any Money in Windows Phone

 

Nine-Year-Old DRM Trial to Include Steve Jobs Deposition

 

Apple Tints Store Logos Red for World AIDS Day

 

Tim Cook Visits Georgetown Apple Store to Promote World AIDS Day

 

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Category:Tech News -- posted at: 6:07am EST

Mac OS Ken: 12.01.2014

IBM Says iOS Owns Mobile Sales on Black Friday; Mobile Own Thanksgiving

eBay: Consumers Snatch Up Apple Deals

Apple Gives Black Friday Promotion a Miss in the UK

Pocket: Bigger iPhones Mean Less Time on iPads

R.W. Baird Analyst Ups Apple Target on iPhone Strength

Twitter App for iOS to Start Mapping Other Apps

iOS 8 Adoption Hits 60 Percent

Japanese Site Publishes Alleged Specs for Alleged Larger iPad

Report Has Foxconn Building Sapphire Display Facility

Steve Jobs Earns a Third of His Patents Posthumously

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Category:Tech News -- posted at: 3:18am EST