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: 01.30.2015

- NYT: New Regs in China Have Companies Crying Protectionism

- Report: Apple Top Luxury Goods Maker in China

- Western Union Adds Apple Pay as Payment Option

- Misconnections Force Short iTunes Connect Closure

- Apple Kicks Off Back-to-School Promotion in Australia and New Zealand 

- Apple Updates Yosemite to v10.10.2 

- Apple Updates iOS to v8.1.3

- Apple Updates iTunes to v12.1 

- Apple TV Update Plugs 16 Security Holes

- 120 Sports Hits Late-Model Apple TVs

- Sony Killing Music Unlimited; Transferring Customers to Spotify 

- Tangerine: Sundance Film Shot on iPhone 5S

- Cast Set for Steve Jobs Movie 

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Direct download: macosken150130.mp3
Category:Tech News -- posted at: 7:02am EDT

Mac OS Ken: 01.29.2015

- Apple Profit Sets Record for Any Company Ever

- Apple Spending on Research and Development Hits Record Level

- Strategy Analytics: Apple and Samsung Tie for Smartphone Sales in Last Quarter of 2014

- Canalys: Apple Beat Samsung in Smartphone Sales in China Last Quarter

- Samsung Profit Drops 36-Percent in December-Quarter

- Wired: Bigger iPhones a Big Deal for Mobile Ads

- Yahoo CEO Reiterates Interest in Safari Sweet Spot

- Wall Street analysts on Apple Earnings

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Direct download: macosken150129.mp3
Category:Tech News -- posted at: 6:19am EDT

Mac OS Ken: 01.28.2015

A look at the blowout first quarter for Apple

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Category:Tech News -- posted at: 5:47am EDT

Mac OS Ken: 01.27.2015

- UBS: Apple Sold More iPhone in China Last Quarter Than in U.S.

- Barrons Presents a Bevy of Last Minute Missives from Wall Street

- Munster Says Focus on Loyal Apple Customers

- Ahrendts Reportedly Seeking U.S. Retail Recruits for China

- Apple Pay Hits PGA in Phoenix

- Apple Expands Apple Maps Connect for Small Businesses

- Apple Grounding Test Flight

- Stanford Adds Courses on Swift to iTunes U

- Dropcam Replacing Older Models Ahead of Obsolescence

- Apple Opens Free on iTunes Section for U.S. Store

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Direct download: macosken150127.mp3
Category:Tech News -- posted at: 3:52am EDT

Mac OS Ken: 01.26.2015

- ChangeWave: iPhone Intent to Buy Riding High

- CIRP: Half of Phones Sold in U.S. Last Quarter Were iPhones

- BlackBerry CEO Asks Congress to Force Popular App Onto BlackBerry Platform

- iOS 8 Adoption Hits 69-Percent

- Apple Hires Burberry VP of Interactive and Digital Design

- Missouri Lawmaker Wants to See Physical ID with Smartphone Payments

- Amazon Launches Cross-Platform Textbook Creator

- NBC to Stream Super Bowl Online - No Cable Authentication Required

- Apple Opens West Lake Store in Hangzhou, China

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Direct download: macosken150126.mp3
Category:Tech News -- posted at: 9:33am EDT

Mac OS Ken: 01.23.2015

- Oppenheimer and Credit Suisse Analysts See Bigger Than Expected First Quarter Numbers from Apple

- Same Goes for UBS

- Chitika Maps U.S. iPhone Penetration

- Mickey Drexler Stepping Down from Apple Board

- Apple Says Which Execs Make What 

- Update: Apple Lobbying Costs Hit 4.1-Million Dollars in 2014

- Report: Apple Watch to Sport 19-Hour Battery Life

- TMO: Apple Buys Online Music Tracker Semetric

- Fortune: Semetric Could Give Apple a Look at Stolen Tunes

- Apple Updates Logic Pro X to v10.1

- Apple Nixes Sales to Crimea in Wake of U.S. Sanctions

- Dumb Story Has Snowden Avoiding iPhone

- Report: China State Internet Information Office to Inspect Apple Kit Over Security Concerns

- Apple Store in Hangzhou to Open This Weekend

- Deciphering Calligraphy in the West Lake Store

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Direct download: macosken150123.mp3
Category:Tech News -- posted at: 6:58am EDT

Mac OS Ken (Minus Mac OS Ken): 01.22.2015

No show today - with apologies

Direct download: macosken151022.mp3
Category:Tech News -- posted at: 7:26am EDT

Mac OS Ken: 01.21.2015

- Morgan Stanley Sees Strong December and March Quarters

- iPhone 6-Line Hits Record South Korean Share

- Proposed FDA Rules Would Not Call Apple Watch a Medical Device

- OpenSecrets: Apple Spent Three-Billion Dollars on Lobbying in 2014

- SOTU Press Gallery Looks Like an Apple Ad

- Dropbox Client Dropping Support for Leopard and Tiger

- TAG Heuer Exec Changes Tune on Apple Watch 

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Direct download: macosken150121.mp3
Category:Tech News -- posted at: 6:27am EDT

Mac OS Ken: 01.20.2015

- Merchbar Sings the Praises of Apple Pay In-App Integration 

- Apple Reminds Developers of New Requirements for App Submissions and Updates

- President Obama Sides with PM Cameron on Anti-Encryption Stance

- Apple Reportedly Nixes Contracts with Developers in Crimea

- Apple Turns Homepage Into MLK Tribute

- Tim Cook Tweets Homage to MLK

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Direct download: macosken150120.mp3
Category:Tech News -- posted at: 5:02am EDT

Mac OS Ken: 01.19.2015

- RBC Analyst Ups Apple Target to 123-Dollars

- Named Plaintiff in Anti-Poaching Suit Seeks Larger Portion of Settlement

- Apple Finishes Tops in UBS Survey of Employees

- Ming-Chi Kuo Predicts Apple Stylus to Go With Predicted iPad Pro

- Pencil by FiftyThree Stylus Lands in Physical Apple Stores

- Tennis Everywhere Channel Hits Apple TV

- Cricket.com.au Hits Apple TV Down Under

- Be My Eyes: Lending Sight Through Smartphones

- MacUser Magazine Shuttered After 30-Years

- Jobs Biopic FINALLY Begins Shooting 

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Direct download: macosken150119.mp3
Category:Tech News -- posted at: 5:36am EDT

Mac OS Ken: 01.16.2015

- J.P. Morgan Analyst: A8x Processors Ready for Laptops

- Rosenblatt and Cowen Analysts Post Positive Apple Notes

- Mizuho and Pacific Crest Analysts Strike Sour Apple Notes

- B of A: 800-Thousand People Active on Apple Pay with Over One Million Cards

- Apple Opening Five Store in China in Five Weeks

- Apple Adding One Million iBooks Customers Per Week

- Apple and Ericsson Sue Eachother Over Patent Royalty Rates

- Judge Dismisses MacBook Logic Board Suit Against Apple

- Apple and Other Offer New Settlement in Anti-Poaching Case

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Direct download: macosken150116.mp3
Category:Tech News -- posted at: 6:32am EDT

Mac OS Ken: 01.15.2015

- Ming-Chi Kuo Sees A-Series Macs in Next Couple of Years

- Cult of Mac: The Case Against the Case Kuo Did Not Make

- Apple Retail Display Positions iPad as Traditional Laptop

- PSA: Two-Factor Authentication Covers iCloud, Not Every Apple Service

- Samsung and BlackBerry Deny Acquisition Rumor

- Report: Price Hikes for iTunes Europe Turn-Off Auto-Renew Subscriptions

- Apple Partners with IMS for iAd Push Into Latin America

- Next Apple Store for China Opens 24 January 

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Direct download: macosken150115.mp3
Category:Tech News -- posted at: 6:30am EDT

Mac OS Ken: 01.14.2015

- Credit Suisse Ups Apple to Outperform with 130-Dollar Target

- Canaccord Analyst Ups iPhone Sales Expectations

- Foxconn and TSMC Benefit from iPhone Sales Surge

- Report: iPhone Sales Ignite in India

- University of Missouri Says iPhone Separation Anxiety is a Thing

- Report: Google Play Tops iOS App Store in Number of Apps Available 

- Apple Watch Shows Up in Bluetooth Menu of iOS 8.2 Beta

- 9 to 5 Mac Hears Word of the Apple Watch Companion App

- Apple Brings 2TB Option Back to Mac mini

- Net Applications: Yosemite Hits 45-Percent Mac Share in Two-Months

- The Apple Patent and the GoPro Tumble

- JMP Analyst Sees Buying Opportunity in GoPro Fall

- Apple Apparently Kills Single of the Week Giveaways

- BlackBerry Tweets BlackBerry Classic Promo Message from iPhone

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Direct download: macosken150114.mp3
Category:Tech News -- posted at: 6:30am EDT

Mac OS Ken: 01.13.2015

- British PM Pushes for Greater Access to Encrypted Communications in Wake of Paris Violence

- JMP Analyst Deems Apple the Big Winner of CES 

- Cantor Fitzgerald Analyst Sees TVs and Robots in Apple Future

- UBS Analysts Sees HealthKit as Differentiator for Apple 

- Spotify Tops 15-Million Paid Subscribers; 60-Million Active Listeners

- A Look at Mobility and Engagement on Spotify

- French Streamer Deezer Buys Cricket Partner Muve Music

- Reports: iPod shuffle Supply Drying Up

- Signs of iOS 9 in Traffic Logs of Tech Sites

- Xiaomi Warns Buying Public Against Copycat Xiaomi Devices

- Smuggler Caught Wearing 94 iPhones

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Direct download: macosken150113.mp3
Category:Tech News -- posted at: 6:29am EDT

Mac OS Ken: 01.12.2015

- Apple Trumpets Recent App Store Success

- Apple Highlights Jobs Created by Apple

- EFF Gives iOS App Store a Miss on Principles 

- Apple Hires Former HP Exec John Solomon

- Samsung Warns of Disappointing December Quarter

- Questioning the Future of Xiaomi

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Direct download: macosken150112.mp3
Category:Tech News -- posted at: 6:00am EDT

Mac OS Ken: 01.08.2015

- Kantar Sees Gains for Apple and Losses for Android in Wake of iPhone 6 Line

- UBS Estimates 69-Million iPhones Sold Last Quarter

- Manhattan DA Calls for Easier Access to Consumer Data

- Apple: iOS 8 Adoption Up to 68-Percent

- Developers Notified of Changing Prices in International App Stores

- Wearable Hires Continue for Apple 

- Apple Plants Another Round Glass Storefront in China

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Direct download: macosken150108.mp3
Category:Tech News -- posted at: 6:53am EDT

Mac OS Ken: 01.07.2015

- Gartner: Android Shipped on 1.1-Billion Devices in 2014

- Piper Jaffray: Apple Owns Enterprise Mobility

- Apple Begins US Sales of Unlocked and SIM-Free iPhone 6 Line

- Mophie and Otterbox Intro MFi Battery Cases for New iPhones

- Monster Sues Beats Over Ownership Changes

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Direct download: macosken150107.mp3
Category:Tech News -- posted at: 6:13am EDT

Mac OS Ken: 01.06.2015

- Evercore Analyst Sees Significant Year-One for Apple Watch

- TapSense Announces First Ad Platform for Apple Watch - Maybe

- UBS: Apple a Winner Thanks to Consumerization of IT

- Apple Sets 1QFY2015 Earnings Report for 27 January

- Volkswagen Putting CarPlay in Play Sometime in 2015

- ACSI Smartphone Survey Several Months Out of Date

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Direct download: macosken150106.mp3
Category:Tech News -- posted at: 5:24am EDT

Mac OS Ken: 01.05.2015

- Trefis: Big iPhone Eats Small iPad

- Argus Ups Apple Target to $125 on Strength of iPhone Line

- Raymond James Analyst Sees Increase in Apple Watch Interest

- Apple Sued Over Storage Capacity in iOS Devices

- Apple Ups Developer Program Prices in UK and Germany

- Apple Reportedly Replacing Some iPhones Over Issues with Apple Pay

- Apple Starts Start Something New Campaign

- Nielsen SoundScan: Digital Music Sales Slump; Streams Surge

- Bono Does Not Get What People Do Not Get About Free Music 

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Direct download: macosken150105.mp3
Category:Tech News -- posted at: 6:26am EDT