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: 05.29.2015

- CLSA Analyst Sees Apple Watch Becoming Most Profitable Apple Product
- Study: Device users more responsive to Android app notifications than iOS - Or Not
- Google Takes Second Try at Mobile Payments with Android Pay
— HBO Now Headed to Google Play
- Google Launches Cardboard App for iOS
- Apple Buys Augmented Reality Company Metaio
- IBM Offers Macs as Option to All Employees
- Apple Loses Bid to Lose Bromwich
- Apple Posts Workaround for Killer Text
- Apple Store on NYC Upper East Side Opens 13 June
- Signage Goes Up for First Apple Store in Queens
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Direct download: macosken150529.mp3
Category:Tech News -- posted at: 5:16am EST

Mac OS Ken: 05.28.2015

- Apple Confirms WWDC Keynote for 8 June; Updates WWDC iOS App

- Apple Exec Williams Talks Apple Watch SDK at Code Conference

- Global Equities Analyst Makes Bold Predictions Ahead of WWDC

- CBS CEO Says His Network Would Probably Be on an Apple TV Service

- GM to Roll Out 14 Chevys with CarPlay and Android Auto

- The Tale of the Killer Text

- Skype Update for OS X Hoses Audio Input Selection

- A Couple of Kudos for Apple 

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Direct download: macosken150528.mp3
Category:Tech News -- posted at: 4:48am EST

Mac OS Ken: 05.27.2015

- 9 to 5 Mac: Force Touch Among Features Expected in iOS 9
- 9 to 5 Mac: Mass Transit Directions Expected in Maps App for iOS 9
- Cowen and Co. Ups Apple Target to 140-Dollars
- Microsoft Plans to Put Cortana on iOS and Android
- Arizona Apple Facility Catches Fire
- The Definition of Tuhao Hits Weibo
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Direct download: macosken150527.mp3
Category:Tech News -- posted at: 3:31am EST

Mac OS Ken: 05.26.2015

Foxconn May Be Apple Retail Passage to India
- Ive Promoted to Chief Design Officer for Apple
- Cook Email to Apple Employees Announces Design Promotions
- A conversating about Apple execsutive ranks with Jeff Gamet of The Mac Observer
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Direct download: macosken150526.mp3
Category:Tech News -- posted at: 2:36am EST

Mac OS Ken: 05.25.2015

Report: iOS 9 and OS X 10.11 to Focus of Performance Rather than New Features

- Report: iOS and Mac OS Security to get Rootless

- Report: Desire for Local Channels May Hinder Apple TV Service Plans

- ZDNet-izen Sees iPhone Battery Boost Post-Apple Watch

- Two Apple Watches on One iPhone: Shuffle Up and Deal

- Apple Watch Editions Finally Shipping to Buyers

- GeekWatch App Turns Apple Watch into Casio Calculator Watch

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Direct download: macosken150525.mp3
Category:Tech News -- posted at: 3:02am EST

Mac OS Ken: 05.22.2015

- KGI Analyst Calls for August Unveil for iPhone with September Release

- Apple Insider: Pic May Show Touch ID on iPhone 5c

- Cult of Mac: Pic May Show iPhone 6c

- Possible Changes for AT and T iPhone Sales Through Apple Retail

- Some Apple Bands Turn Up in Some Apple Stores

- IBM Brings Apple Watch Support to Three MobileFirst for iOS Apps

- Apple Watch Paying Less Attention to Heart Rate Since 1.0.1 Update

- Apple Store App Gets Touch ID and 2FA Support

- Section of Apple Store Highlights Accessibility Awareness

- Localized Versions of Mac App Store Pop Up in Eastern Europe

- iCloud Takes a 40-Percent Nap

- YouTune Video Glimpses Apple History

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Direct download: macosken150522.mp3
Category:Tech News -- posted at: 5:07am EST

Mac OS Ken: 05.21.2015

- Ming-Chi Kuo Sees 15-Million Apple Watch Sales in Year One

- Morgan Stanley Sees 36-Million Apple Watch Sales in Year One

- Apple Online Store Changes Fold Apple Watch into Ecosystem

- Report: Apple Watch Bands to Hit Apple Stores This Week

- Apple Watch Piloted in Breast Cancer Treatment Plan

- Rumor Has Pebble Facing Financial Trouble

- Spotify Adds Video and a Fitness Feature and Podcasts

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Direct download: macosken150521.mp3
Category:Tech News -- posted at: 6:27am EST

Mac OS Ken: 05.20.2015

- Apple Outs New 15-Inch MBP with Force Touch Trackpad and New 5K Display iMac

- Apple Releases iPhone Lightning Dock

- Apple Ups Prices in EU and Canada Thanks to Strengthening Dollar

- Apple Releases First Software Update for Apple Watch

- Apple Extends Mapping Deal with TomTom

- Movement for Apple Command Center in Mesa

- Deezer Folds Podcasts Into the Streaming Music Mix

- Munster Reflective in Giving Up on Apple Television

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Direct download: macosken150520.mp3
Category:Tech News -- posted at: 6:39am EST

Mac OS Ken: 05.19.2015

- Apple Signs Open Letter Against Weakening Commercial Software Encryption

- FBR Analyst High on Apple in China

- UBS Analyst Worries Over iPhone

- Icahn Wants a Buyback

- WSJ: Apple Killed Full-On Television Plans Over a Year Ago

- BuzzFeed: Rumors of Bulked Up Apple TV Refresh

- Starbucks and Spotify Ink Cross-Promotional Music Deal

- Samsung Penalty Kicked Back to Lower Court

- POTUS Sends First Personal Tweet from Borrowed iPhone

- Universal Releases Teaser for Steve Jobs Biopic

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Direct download: macosken150519.mp3
Category:Tech News -- posted at: 6:23am EST

Mac OS Ken: 05.18.2015

- Foxconn Posts Best March-Quarter Ever on Strength of iPhone
- CIRP: Huge iPhone 6 Share Could Mean Uphill Climb for Future iPhones
- Apple Buys Super-GPS Firm Coherent Navigation
- Apple Seeks Feedback on Apple Watch
- Custom 15” MacBook Pros Apparently Drying Up
- Apple Deeming Older Macs and iPhones Obsolete
- Apple Ups Number of iCloud Contacts to 50k
- Report: Spotify Free Tier is Going Away
- Spotify: Free Tier is Not Going Away
- Oculus Puts Mac Development on Pause
- Tim Cook Give China a Shoutout Via Weibo Account
- Apple CEO Delivers George Washington University Commencement Address
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Direct download: macosken150518.mp3
Category:Tech News -- posted at: 6:18am EST

Mac OS Ken: 05.15.2015

- UBS Sees Stellar iPhone Sales for June-Quarter
- Apple Files to Save Customer Data in RadioShack Sale
- Strategy Analytics Says White Box Wins the Tablet Space for First Quarter
- Apple Issues Minor Update for Final Cut Pro X
- The Tale of an Overheating Apple Watch
- Whither HomeKit: Fortune and Apple Go At It
- Apple Seeks iAd Global Communications Manager
- Apple Hiring Software Engineer for Big Plans with Maps
- When I.T. is a Task, Not a Career: Bushel.com - Easy, Inexpensive, Cloud-Based Device Management

Direct download: macosken150515.mp3
Category:Tech News -- posted at: 7:15am EST

Mac OS Ken: 05.14.2015

- UBS Finds Several Sole Suppliers for Apple Watch Components

- Apple Starts Shipping More Intricate Apple Watches

- Apple Opens App Analytics Beta to All Paid iOS Developers

- iOS 8 Up to 82-Percent Adoption on Compatible Devices

- Apple and A123 Close to Settlement in Poaching Case

- Rdio Races to Bottom with Limited Streaming Service

- When I.T. is a Task, Not a Career: Bushel.com - Easy, Inexpensive, Cloud-Based Device Management

Direct download: macosken150514.mp3
Category:Tech News -- posted at: 6:49am EST

Mac OS Ken: 05.13.2015

KGI Analyst Lays Out 11 Expectations for Next iPhones

- Apple CEO Meets with Chinese Vice Premier

- Tim Cook Meets the Press in China

- IDC: iPhone Grows in a Slowing Chinese Smartphone Market

- Apple Tops Greenpeace Clean Energy Index

- Firm Sees Worrying Decline in Traditional Pay-TV Subscriptions

- Pacific Crest Analyst Looks at Winners and Losers if Apple Does TV Service

- New Content Sources for Apple TV in Australia, Europe, and Japan

- Verizon to Buy AOL for 4.4-Billion-Dollars

- When I.T. is a Task, Not a Career: Bushel.com - Easy, Inexpensive, Cloud-Based Device Management

Direct download: macosken150513.mp3
Category:Tech News -- posted at: 6:11am EST

Mac OS Ken: 05.12.2015

Apple Announces Environmental Initiatives in China

- Tim Cook Takes Green Message to the Chinese People with Weibo Account

- Fortune: The Three Messages in the Green Apple Press Release

- Canaccord Genuity Ups Apple Target on iPhone Strength

- Good Technology: iPhone and iPad Hold Majority Shares in Enterprise

- Banner Advertises Apple Watch on YouTube

- Apple Watch Swims the 1200m

- Warner Music Sees Streaming Beat Downloads for First Time Ever 

- Startup Buys Steve Jobs Business Cards for 10-Thousand Dollars

- When I.T. is a Task, Not a Career: Bushel.com - Easy, Inexpensive, Cloud-Based Device Management

 

Direct download: macosken150512.mp3
Category:Tech News -- posted at: 7:02am EST

Mac OS Ken: 05.11.2015

- Report: 12-Inch MacBook in All Apple Retail Stores by End of May

- Re/code Looks at Possible Pushes for Apple Streaming Music Service

- Test Notes Surprising Accuracy for Apple Watch Heart Rate Monitoring

- Nike CEO Touts Continued Partnership with Apple

- Ericsson Files IP Suit Against Apple in Three More Countries

- Fiat Chrysler CEO Meets with Tim Cook

- When I.T. is a Task, Not a Career: Bushel.com - Wicked Easy, Wicked Cheap Cloud-Based Device Management

Direct download: macosken150511.mp3
Category:Tech News -- posted at: 5:29am EST

Mac OS Ken: 05.08.2015

- comScore: iPhone Still Top Smartphone in The States

- Apple Launches New iPad Marketing Push

- 9 to 5 Mac Sees Possible Shifts in Apple Watch Band Availability

- OpenTV Sues Apple for Alleged Infringement of Five Patents

- A Rambling Look at Apple and Spotify

- Spotify to Hold Media Event on 20 May

- Jeff Williams to Speak at Code Conference

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Category:Tech News -- posted at: 7:26am EST

Mac OS Ken: 05.07.2015

- Apple Inches Toward Personal Pickup for Apple Watch

- Consumer Reports Posts Full Video Review of Apple Watch

- Apple Watch and HealthKit Take Center Stage in Louisiana Hypertension Study

- iPhone 6 Line Making Switchers in Europe; Cleaning up in China

- iPhone 6 Plus Dominates Phablets in the States

- Bloomberg: FTC Reportedly Looking Into Apple Streaming Music Plans

- Tim Cook Lunch Auction Closes at 200-Thousand Dollars

- Apple to Be Honored by AFB with Hellen Keller Award for VoiceOver

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Category:Tech News -- posted at: 7:08am EST

Mac OS Ken: 05.06.2015

- Apple Awarded Design Patent for Apple Watch

- Billboard: Apple Music Streaming Service May Miss WWDC

- 9 to 5 Mac: Apple Music Streaming Service on Schedule for WWDC Announcement

- The Strange Tale of Apple Pay and Home Depot: Part 1

- The Strange Tale of Apple Pay and Home Depot: Part 2

- Opera Mediaworks: Android Beats iOS in Ad Revenue for First Time Ever

- Apple TV Adds CBS Sports and USA Now in the U.S.

- New Content Lands on Apple TV in Canada and Europe and Australia

- Bloomberg: Angela Ahrendts Top-Paid Female Exec in U.S. in 2014

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Category:Tech News -- posted at: 5:45am EST

Mac OS Ken: 05.05.2015

- Apple Posts Design Guide for Apple Watch Bands

- Reserve Strap Says It Can Charge Apple Watch Through Diagnostic Port

- NYT: New Apple Remote Coming with New Apple TV This Summer

- YouTube Officially Dead on Older Smart Devices

- GE Announces Plans for HomeKit, Color Changing Smart Bulbs

- The Verge Says DoJ Investigating Apple Over Music Subscription Plans

- BBC Exec Warns of Doom for Radio Ahead of Apple Streaming Service

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Category:Tech News -- posted at: 5:24am EST

Mac OS Ken: 05.04.2015

- IHS Lists 38mm Apple Watch Sport Parts at Eighty-One-Dollars and Change

- iFixit Gives Apple Watch Repair Rating of 5-Out-of-10

- Apple Acknowledges Issues with Tattoos and Apple Watch

- Apple Outlines Steps for Cleaning the Digital Crown on Apple Watch

- Samsung Apes Apple in Latest Phone Ad

- Apple Makes Concessions to Please the Unpleasant

- Apple Hiring Director of Global Marketing Operations at Beats

- Three Steve Jobs Business Cards on Auction for The Marin School

- Tim Cook Lunch Auction Still Stands at 200-Thousand Dollars

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Category:Tech News -- posted at: 5:17am EST

Mac OS Ken: 05.01.2015

- Peeking Inside the S1 Inside Apple Watch

- IDC: iPad Still Owns the Shrinking Tablet Market

- Apple and IBM Launch iPad Program for Elderly in Japan

- Apple Launches App Analytics Beta for iOS Developers

- NBC to Release Whole Series Aquarius for Binge Viewing After Broadcast Premier

- NBC Sports Takes Live Extra to Some Streaming Boxes with Cable Subscription

- ESPN Sues Verizon Over Able Mini-Bundles

- Hulu Sees Significant Growth to Start 2015

- Time Warner CEO Thinks Apple Will Offer Over-the-Top TV Service

- Shipping Time on Apple TV Slips to 1-2 Weeks

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Direct download: macosken150501.mp3
Category:Tech News -- posted at: 6:28am EST