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: 12.31.2015

- Brean Capital Analyst Stays Bullish on iPhone Through 2016

- AT&T Killing Two-Year Contract/Subsidy Combo on 8 January 2016

- Apple Faces Class Action Suit Over iOS 9 Performance on iPhone 4s

- Apple to Pay Italy $348 Million in Tax Avoidance Suit

- Apple Stores Hosting Art Creation Workshops for iPhone and iPad

- CNN to Air Steve Jobs Documentary on Sunday 3 January

- Welcome the New Year with the Time Square iPhone App

- Have you subscribed to EYE Chart Radio Yet? You should! Find it in iTunes!

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Direct download: macosken151231.mp3
Category:Tech News -- posted at: 5:34am EST

Mac OS Ken: 12.30.2015

- Brian White Stays Bullish on Apple into 2016

- FBR Analyst Predicts Apple Investing in AR/VR Tech in 2016

- Disney-Backed Littlstar Brings 360-Degree Video App to New Apple TV

- iPhone Sales Grow 133-Percent in Middle East and Africa

- Apple Shuffles Titles and Responsibilities Among Execs

- New Apple SVP for Hardware Technologies Gets a Boatload of Stock (If He Sticks Around)

- Former Apple Inclusion and Diversity Exec Heads to Twitter

- Have you subscribed to EYE Chart Radio Yet? You should! Find it in iTunes!

- lynda.com: Learn Apple software, plus business and creative skills, from easy-to-follow video tutorials at lynda.com/macosken.

- Send me an email: info@macosken.com or call (716)780-4080!

Direct download: macosken151230.mp3
Category:Tech News -- posted at: 4:15am EST

Mac OS Ken: 12.29.2015

- Flurry: Apple Dominates Mobile Activations Over Christmas Week

- Best Buy Launches Post-Holiday Sales on Apple Gear

- Hyundai Brining CarPlay Update to Some Sonatas in 1Q2016

- Apple Applies for Trademarks Likely Tied to Beats Radios 2 through 5

- Berenberg Bear Fired

- Netflix Offers On-Demand NYE Countdowns for Kids

- Have you subscribed to EYE Chart Radio Yet? You should! Find it in iTunes!

- lynda.com: Learn Apple software, plus business and creative skills, from easy-to-follow video tutorials at lynda.com/macosken.

- Send me an email: info@macosken.com or call (716)780-4080!

Direct download: macosken151229.mp3
Category:Tech News -- posted at: 6:41am EST

Mac OS Ken: 12.28.2015

- vShare: Using Apple Tools to Power a Pirated App Store

- Oregon Police Uncover Link in Black Market iPhone Chain

- Home Office Says Investigatory Powers Bill Could Fight Trolls and Cyber-Bullies

- China Passes Potentially Troubling Encryption Key Legislation

- Fitbit App Hits Number One in Free Apps Over Christmas Weekend

- Apple Seeks Additional $180-Million in Original Samsung Patent Case

- Apple Launches Boxing Week iTunes Sales in Canada and UK

- Have you subscribed to EYE Chart Radio Yet? You should! Find it in iTunes!

- lynda.com: Learn Apple software, plus business and creative skills, from easy-to-follow video tutorials at lynda.com/macosken.

- Send me an email: info@macosken.com or call (716)780-4080!

Direct download: macosken151228.mp3
Category:Tech News -- posted at: 8:15am EST

Mac OS Ken: 12.24.2015

- Stifel Nicolaus Loves Apple; Lowers Target to $140

- FBR Loves Apple; Lowers Target to $150

- China Mobile Talk Revitalizes Four-Inch iPhone Rumor

- U.S. Cellular Starts Sales of Apple Watch

- Apple Pay Headed to China in 2016

- Apple and Ericsson Reach Settlement in Patent Infringement Case

- Judge Tosses iMessage to Android Lawsuit

- The Beatles Hit the Major Streaming Music Services

- Have you subscribed to EYE Chart Radio Yet? You should! Find it in iTunes!

- lynda.com: Learn Apple software, plus business and creative skills, from easy-to-follow video tutorials at lynda.com/macosken.

- Send me an email: info@macosken.com or call (716)780-4080!

Direct download: macosken151224.mp3
Category:Tech News -- posted at: 5:28am EST

Mac OS Ken: 12.23.2015

- Cowen and Co. Analyst Thinks Wall Street May Be to Bearish on iPhone

- BMO Analyst: Wall Street Too Bearish on iPhone

- Apple Argues Against Investigatory Powers Bill in UK

- Hillary Clinton Confuses Technology with Magic

- Republican Senator Blasts Cook Comments on Encryption

- Manhattan DA Calls for Legislation in Wake of Apple Stance on Encryption

- Have you subscribed to EYE Chart Radio Yet? You should! Find it in iTunes!

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- Send me an email: info@macosken.com or call (716)780-4080!

Direct download: macosken151223.mp3
Category:Tech News -- posted at: 6:59am EST

Mac OS Ken: 12.17.2015

- Analysts Lower iPhone Expectations and Apple Target Prices on Perceived Weakness in Supply Chain

- Apple Products Take Three of Top-Five Google Tech Searches for 2015

- IBM Announces 100th MobileFirst for iOS App

- OtterBox Outs Case for iPad Pro

- Apple Pulls Plug on Topsy

- Australian Banks Welcome Android Pay; Continue to Rebuff Apple Pay

- Rdio to Go Drk Tusdy 22 Dcmbr

- Pac Man 256 Hits App Store for Apple TV

- Apple Music Adds Star Wars Radio Station

- Have you subscribed to EYE Chart Radio Yet? You should! Find it in iTunes!

- Bushel: Manage and protect your Apple devices anytime from anywhere. Learn more at bushel.com

- Send me an email: info@macosken.com or call (716)780-4080!

Direct download: macosken151217.mp3
Category:Tech News -- posted at: 6:13am EST

Mac OS Ken: 12.16.2015

- Piper Jaffray Analyst Tries to Calm the iPhone Waters

- Piper Jaffray Sees Higher Than Anticipated iPhone Lease Plan Adoption

- Credit Suisse Analyst Unfazed by Dialog Data

- AT&T Upping Grandfathered Unlimited Plan by $5 Per Month

- 66 U.S. Banks and BJs Wholesale Club Activate Apple Pay

- Apple Buys Small Silicon Fab in North San Jose

- Samsung Appeals First Apple Patent Case with SCOTUS

- Blommberg: Apple Has a Secret Display Design Facility in Taiwan

- Have you subscribed to EYE Chart Radio Yet? You should! Find it in iTunes!

- Bushel: Manage and protect your Apple devices anytime from anywhere. Learn more at bushel.com

- Send me an email: info@macosken.com or call (716)780-4080!

Direct download: macosken151216.mp3
Category:Tech News -- posted at: 5:35am EST

Mac OS Ken: 12.15.2105

- Morgan Stanley Cuts iPhone Expectations for 2016; Lowers Apple Price Target

- JP Morgan and Barclays Slightly Lower iPhone Sales for 2QFY2016

- Apple Cuts iPhone 5s Price in India in Half

- Report: Next Samsung Flagship Phone to Sport Pressure Sensitive Display

- 13-Million MacKeeper Accounts Accessed by White-Hat Hacker: Take 1

- 13-Million MacKeeper Accounts Accessed by White-Hat Hacker: Take 2

- EC Decision Apple Taxes and Ireland Likely Pushed to 2016 (Again)

- Have you subscribed to EYE Chart Radio Yet? You should! Find it in iTunes!

- Bushel: Manage and protect your Apple devices anytime from anywhere. Learn more at bushel.com

- Send me an email: info@macosken.com or call (716)780-4080!

Direct download: macosken151215.mp3
Category:Tech News -- posted at: 6:48am EST

Mac OS Ken: 12.14.2015

- Walmart Lands Apple Watch Sport

- Apple Music Ties Up with Taylor Swift for Concert Exclusive; Promotion Rights

- Apple Uses App Store Pop-Up to Promote iPhone 6s; Anger Customers

- Apple Releases iTunes 12.3.2

- Apple Continues Site Unification with Apple ID Portal Redesign

- Have you subscribed to EYE Chart Radio Yet? You should! Find it in iTunes!

- Bushel: Manage and protect your Apple devices anytime from anywhere. Learn more at bushel.com

- Send me an email: info@macosken.com or call (716)780-4080!

Direct download: macosken151214.mp3
Category:Tech News -- posted at: 3:00am EST

Mac OS Ken: 12.11.2015

- FBR Analyst: Time for Apple to Buy Something Big

- A Look at Stats from Glance: A Daylong Apple Watch Conference

- A Look at the Apps Landscape for Apple TV

- Apple to Launch iPad Pro in India Next Week

- iFixit Tears Into Smart Battery Case for iPhone 6/6s

- ASUS and LG Take Shots at the Hunchback of Cupertino

- Walmart Launching Mobile Payment Service Exclusively for Walmart Stores

- Senator Graham Calls for Backdoor Into Consumer Encryption

- Application Developers Alliance Argues for Encryption for Consumers

- Steve Jobs Biopic Picks Up Four Golden Globe Nominations

- Have you subscribed to EYE Chart Radio Yet? You should! Find it in iTunes!

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- Send me an email: info@macosken.com or call (716)780-4080!

Direct download: macosken151211.mp3
Category:Tech News -- posted at: 4:57am EST

Mac OS Ken: 12.10.2015

- Kantar Numbers Indicate Share Slippage for iPhone in US and Europe for August through October

- JAMF Survey Shows Apple Crushing It in the Enterprise in 2015

- Best Buy Drops Price of Every Apple Watch Carried by 100-Dollars

- Fossil Outs Fashionable Android Wear Smartwatch

- Piper Jaffray Analyst Sees Big Future for Apple in “Mixed Reality”

- Microsoft Cortana Lands in iOs App Store

- Google Play Music Family Plan Goes Live

- “The Stuff” Talks Apps and the New Apple TV

- Tim Cook Talks Up Smart Battery Case for iPhone 6s

- Cook Says Apple Not Racing Google to Bottom in Hardware for Education

- Tim Cook Receives RFK “Ripple of Hope” Award

- Have you subscribed to EYE Chart Radio Yet? You should! Find it in iTunes!

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- Send me an email: info@macosken.com or call (716)780-4080!

Direct download: macosken151210.mp3
Category:Tech News -- posted at: 5:01am EST

Mac OS Ken: 12.09.2015

- Apple Ups El Capitan to v10.11.2

- Apple Ups iOS to v9.2

- Apple starts Curating Top Stories for iOS News App

- Apple Updates watchOS to v2.1

- Apple Updates tvOS to v9.1

- Apple Outs Smart Battery Case for iPhone 6/6s

- Apple Intros USB 3.0 Lightning to SD Card Reader

- Report: Apple to Intro Gen-Two Apple Watch at March 2016 Event

- CBS CEO Says Over-the-Top TV Service from Apple “On Hold”

- Drexel Hamilton Analyst Justifies Supply Chain Weakness

- Apple to Open 28th Store in China This Weekend

- Report Has Apple Dropping Bank on Elk Grove Expansion

- Tim Cook Appears in “Just Say Hi” Video for Cerebral Palsy Foundation

- Have you subscribed to EYE Chart Radio Yet? You should! Find it in iTunes!

- Get 10% Off of Your Squarespace Order with Coupon Code macosken at Squarespace.com

- Send me an email: info@macosken.com or call (716)780-4080!

Direct download: macosken151209.mp3
Category:Tech News -- posted at: 3:40am EST

Mac OS Ken: 12.08.2015

- IDC Sees PC Sales Slide Continuing Through Holiday Quarter

- Apple Ups iTunes Match and iCloud Music Library Tracks Above 25k

- Craig Federighi Talks Code and Importance of Tech in Education

- Apple Offing One to One Group Training on 17 December

- Apple Cancels In-Store Event for Tokyo Store after Bomb Threat

- Apple Says Its Maps App Used 3x More than Google Maps on iThings

- Volvo Rolling CarPlay Out in Old and New XC90s

- Dropbox Killing Mailbox and Carousel in Early 2016

- Facebook Kills Creative Labs Unit; Pulls Creative Labs Apps

- iTunes Store Nabs Exclusive Collection of Beatles Video - The Beatles: 1+

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Direct download: macosken151208.mp3
Category:Tech News -- posted at: 4:16am EST

Mac OS Ken: 12.07.2015

- Wired: iPhone to Thrive Amid Shrinking Smartphone Sales Growth

- Piper Jaffray: 20-Percent of Smartphone Owners Would Groove on 4-Inch iPhone

- Apple Opens iTunes Carrier Billing to Beeline Customers in Russia

- Unlikely Story Has Fifth-Gen Apple TV Hitting Early Next Year

- Apple Offers 60-Dollar iTunes Gift Card with Most Beats Headphones and Pill+ Speaker

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Direct download: macosken151207.mp3
Category:Tech News -- posted at: 1:53am EST

Mac OS Ken: 12.04.2015

- KGI Analyst Issues New Note on Anticipated 4-Inch iPhone

- Carrier Wars Heat Up Into the Holidays

- iPad Pro Hits Philippines, South Korea, and Taiwan

- Samsung Sort of Settles First Patent Case with Apple

- Bookseller and Author Organization File Brief with SCOTUS in Support of Apple

- Ford Updates SYNC to Support Siri Eyes Free

- Apple Officially Makes Swift Open Source: Take 1

- Apple Officially Makes Swift Open Source: Take 2

- Apple Officially Makes Swift Open Source: The Apple Take

- Google Folding Songza into Play Music; Killing Songza on 31 January 2016

- Beats Music Users Have Until 19 January to Transfer Playlists to Apple Music

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- Send me an email: info@macosken.com or call (716)780-4080!

Direct download: macosken151204.mp3
Category:Tech News -- posted at: 5:50am EST

Mac OS Ken: 12.03.2015

- Consumer Reports Dubs Mac Laptops Most Reliable (Again)

- United Adopting iPhone 6 Plus for Airport Services

- Starbucks Lets Canadian Customers Reload Accounts with Apple Pay

- Boston Consulting Group Names Apple Most Innovative Company for Tenth Year Running

- Apple Hosting Hour of Code Classes on 10 December

- Monument Valley Goes Free in the App Store

- Tidal Names Third CEO in Eight Months

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Direct download: macosken151203.mp3
Category:Tech News -- posted at: 4:49am EST

Mac OS Ken: 12.02.2015

- Instagram Filters Now Being Applied to Baby Names

- Credit Suisse Calls for Smaller iPhone

- Report: AT&T to Raise Grandfathered Unlimited Data Rates by Five-Dollars

- Wells Fargo Analyst Likes Global Prospects for iPhone Growth

- iOS 9 Adoption Hits 70-Percent

- Adobe Says Cyber Monday Was Another Good Day for Apple

- Wristly Surveys People Dissatisfied with Apple Watch

- British Airways Installing Wrist-Friendly Ticket Scanners at Heathrow Thanks to Apple Watch

- Apple Brings Personal Pickup to Six EU Nations

- Samsung Names New Head of Smartphone Division

- Apple Marks World Aids Day in Stores and Online

- Tim Cook to Receive RFK Ripple of Hope Award

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Direct download: macosken151202.mp3
Category:Tech News -- posted at: 6:09am EST

Mac OS Ken: 12.01.2015

- S&P Capital IQ Reiterates Apple Buy on News from Target

- Global Equities Analyst Thinks Black Friday 2015 May Have Been Best Yet for Apple

- Apple Launches (PRODUCT) RED Leather Cases for iPhone Ahead of World AIDS Day

- JCPenny Begins Testing Apple Pay at One Location in Texas

- Swatch Intros Watch with NFC Payment Capability

- Sonos to Launch Apple Music Support in Beat on 15 December

- Research and Development: A Lot of Money is Still a Lot of Money

- BlackBerry Pulls Out of Pakistan Over Proposed Government Backdoor

- Old Guy Sues Apple for Loss of Data on Borked iPhone

- Old Guy Wins

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Direct download: macosken151201.mp3
Category:Tech News -- posted at: 3:05am EST