Mac OS Ken
This is daily Apple news. Monday through Friday, Ken Ray brings a short shot of tech happenings to your day. 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: 09.30.2013

Research by BTIG Dispels Notion of iPhone 5c Glut

Bernstein Analyst Sees Heavier Front-End to Fiscal Year for Apple Due to First-Round iPhone Launch in China

Virgin Mobile USA Starting iPhone 5c/5s Sales 1 October

Staples Starts Sales of iPad Online in U.S. 

Apple Kept from Defending iOS Developers in Lodsys Suit

In Germany: Apple Bounceback Patent Ruled Invalid Thanks to Apple Demonstration of Bounceback Technology

Delta Chooses Microsoft Surface 2 for Cockpit

Gartner Suggests Its Enterprise Clients Using BlackBerry Stop That in the Next Six-Months

BlackBerry Takes Issue with Gartner Advice

Apple Hires Studio Director of Nike Innovation Kitchen

Apple Hiring for New Secret Project! It could be anything!

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Category:Tech News -- posted at: 4:57am EST

Mac OS Ken: 09.27.2013

Morgan Stanley Expects 34.5M iPhones Sold This Quarter

KGI Securities Analyst Ming-Chi Kuo Thinks 5s to 5c Ratio May be Closer to 1:1 than 3:1

iPhone Sales Revenue Dwarfs Sales of Intel, Microsoft, Cisco and More

Apple Fixes iOS 7 Lock Screen Bypass with v7.0.2 Update

Cook and Icahn to Meet Next Monday in NYC

Global Equities Analyst Wants Details on Talks Between Cook and Icahn

Apple Adds MLS and Disney Junior to Apple TV

Apple Adds iOS Activation Servers to System Status Page

Apple Loses Patent Case Over Original Click Wheel in Japan

Report: Apple and Staples to Expand Online Sales Partnership in U.S.

Bono Says Apple Has Brought $65 Million to (Product) RED

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Category:Tech News -- posted at: 5:31am EST

Mac OS Ken: 09.26.2013

New iPhones Hitting North American Regional Carriers on 1 October

IDC Expects iPhone Share to Double in China in 2014

Apple Wins Right to Call an iPhone and iPhone in Brazil

Apple Announces New Round of Developer Tech Talks

Apple Under a Pile of Investigations in France

Sonny Dickson Shoots Alleged “Space Grey” Next-Gen iPad Casing

LA Schools iPad Initiative Halted by Student Initiative

Apple Opening New Stores in U.S. and Canada on 28 September 

Fortune: Mr. Munster and the iPhone Line

Business Insider: Munster Expects Apple Television Announcement This Year, Release Next Year

Cue Cues Up Internal iTunes Section for Apple Employees by Apple Employees

Samsung Announces GalaxyS4 Gold Edition. Seriously.

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Category:Tech News -- posted at: 5:41am EST

Mac OS Ken: 09.25.2013

Apple Updates iMac Line

Apple Issues EFI Firmware Update for Brand New iMacs

Barrons: Financial Analysts Smile (Mostly) on Apple Post iPhone Blitz

$10,100 Gold iPhone eBay Sale Cancelled by Seller

iPhone 5s: Nothing Gold Can Stay in Stock at Carriers

iLounge: Apple Getting More Gold iPhones

Cult of Mac: Apple Pulls In-Store Pickup Option for iPhone 5s After One Day

iWork Brining Blue Screen of Death to Some iPhone 5ses

Fake iMessage for Android App Shows Up on Google Play

Fake iMessage for Android App Disappears from Google Play

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Category:Tech News -- posted at: 5:44am EST

Mac OS Ken: 09.24.2013

Apple Announces Sales of 9-Million iPhone 5cs and 5ses in First Three Days of Availability

Apple Issues Surprise High-End Guidance in Wake of Record iPhone Sales

Analysts Surprised by iPhone Sales (Most Happily So)

Analysts Surprised: Part II (Some Still Sour)

Analytics Firm Localytics Says iPhone 5s Over Three Times More Popular Than iPhone 5c in First Three Days

16GB Gold iPhone Sells on eBay for $10,100

11-Million Listeners Tune In iTunes Radio; Pandora Takes a Hit

NYPD Urges Apple Users to Update to iOS 7

Apple Rereleases Apple TV 6.0 Update

Apple Mends Hearts Broken by “Breaking Bad” Season Pass

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

Mac OS Ken: 09.23.2013

iPhone 5s Ship Times Pushed Into October

Report: Apple Ups Gold 5s Production by One-Third

iPhone 5s Gold Units Turn Up on Auction Sites

Secure Our Smartphones Initiative Gets Behind iOS 7 Activation Lock

Vulnerability Lets People Past Lockscreen in iOS 7

Exploit Lets People Make Calls from a Locked iPhone Running iOS 7

Minnesota Senator Al Franken Quizzes Apple Over Touch ID and Privacy Concerns

Report: German Group Uses Established Fake Finger Technique to Fool iPhone 5s Touch ID

Apple Releases Apple TV Update

Apple Pulls Update for Apple TV After Multiple Reports of Bricking Devices

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Category:Tech News -- posted at: 5:56am EST

Mac OS Ken: 09.20.2013

Munster Expects iPhone 5c/5s Sales of 5-6 Million Units by Monday

BTIG Analyst Expects iPhone 5c/5s Sales of 6 Million Units by Monday

Morgan Stanley Analyst Expects iPhone Sales Up 28% 4QFY2013 Versus 4QFY2012

Ming-Chi Kuo Expects First Weekend Sales of 6-8 Million iPhone 5c/5s Units

Electronista: Lines and Stockouts in Far East and Australia

BTIG Analyst: Lines May Not Be Trustworthy Markers This Year

WSJ: Hong Kong Grey Market a Casualty of Day-One iPhone Launch in China

Target Matches Walmart 16GB iPhone 5c Price of $79

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Category:Tech News -- posted at: 6:00am EST

Mac OS Ken: 09.19.2013

CNET: Some iOS Upgraders See Issues Moving to the Flatness

Apple Insider: Secret Source Says Apple Sees Server Issues in Wake of iOS 7 Release

Business Insider: Wifi on College Campuses Crushed by iOS 7

iOS 7.0.1 Ready and Waiting for iPhone 5c and 5s Owners

Apple Releases iTunes 11.1

Apple Tweaks iTunes Terms and Conditions

Apple Releases Xcode 5 to Developers

Apple Adds Section to App Store Highlighting iOS 7 Ready Apps

Apple Raises Cap on App Store Downloads Over Cellular Networks to 100MB

Apple Updates iBooks App; Keeps it Skeuomorphic

Amazon Updates Kindle for iOS 7

Barnes and Noble Warns of Potential Conflicts Between Nook App for iOS and iOS 7

Amazon Adds AirPlay Support to Instant Video App

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Category:Tech News -- posted at: 6:09am EST

Mac OS Ken: 09.18.2013

Apple Issues Press Release Announcing New iPhones (Again)

All Things D: Sources Say iPhone 5s likely to be “Grotesquely unavailable”

In China: “S” is for Selling Out

Electronista: Plethora of Plans Make New iPhones “Free” in China

Fortune: Sold Out SIM-Free iPhone 5cs Likely Bound for Grey Markets Overseas

All Things D: Reviews Running Positive for New iPhones Gets the Full iOS 7 Treatment

Apple Makes Old Versions of Apps Available for Older iOS Devices

Apple Puts Out Call for 64-Bit Apps for iPhone 5s

Apple Seeds Eighth Beta of Mavericks to Developers

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Category:Tech News -- posted at: 5:40am EST

Mac OS Ken: 09.17.2013

China Unicom Trumpets 100k Reservations for New iPhones

WSJ: China Telecom Raises Up Front Consumer Cost for Subsidized iPhone 5s

TMO: Ship Times for All SIM-Free 16GB iPhone 5cs Slip to 25 September

Investors Punish Apple Shares for Lack of iPhone 5c Sales Statement

Apple Shares Close Down Over 3-Percent on - Literally - No Hard News

Bernstein Analyst Tells Himself a Low-Cost iPhone Story (and Likes What He Hears)

New iPhone 5c Ad Harkens Back to iPod Ads of Old

TUAW: A Severed Finger Will Not Activate Touch ID on iPhone 5s

Google Buys Bump for Rumored $30 Million

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Category:Tech News -- posted at: 3:19am EST

Mac OS Ken: 09.16.2013

Apple Sees Localized and Spotty Shortages of iPhone 5C

iPhone 5S Orders to Start Online Friday at 12:01 a.m. PDT; Stores at 8:00 a.m. Local

iPhone 5s Orders in China and Hong Kong Start 17 September

NTT DoCoMo Arrival as iPhone Carrier Appears to Lead to iPhone 5s Being “Free”

Jeffries and Cantor Sees Signs of iPhone 5s Issues

Munster: C is for Color is Fine with Consumer

CNET: “C” is for Kids (or Something that Means Kids that Starts with “C”)

Target Jumps the iPhone Trade-In Train

And the iPhone 5c/5s Rumor Champ Is...

Apple Quietly Graduates Siri from beta Status

Dell Staying Away from Smartphones; Plugging Away at PCs and Tablets

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

Mac OS Ken: 09.13.2013

Walmart Selling iPhone 5c and iPhone 5s at Discount

RadioShack Gets in on Smartphone Trade-In Game

T-Mobile Lays Out “Contract Free” Pricing for New iPhones (Over Two-Years)

Report: NTT DoCoMo to Make iPhone 40% of Smartphone Sales

Burberry to Document Fashion Show with iPhone 5s Ahead of Release

Samsung to Launch 64-Bit Galaxies (Someday)

Apple Releases OS X 10.8.5

Apple Issues Security Fixes for Snow Leopard and Lion

Apple Requiring Apple ID for Online Genius Bar Appointments

U.S. I.C.E. Launches iOS App to Help Nab Child Predators

Microsoft Retail Starts $200 iPad Trade-In Promotion 

Dell Gives Money Back to Shareholders

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Category:Tech News -- posted at: 5:36am EST

Mac OS Ken: 09.12.2013

Investors Punish Apple Shares Post iPhone 5s/5c Event

Financial Analysts: From "Meh" to Maudlin in Wakes of New iPhones

Canaccord Analyst Ups Apple Price Target

Icahn Buys Apple on the Down Day and Supports CEO Cook

New iPhones Clear Technical Hurdle for Three Major Carriers in China

Apple Retail Offers $100 Discount on Remaining iPhone 5s

Apple Says Touch ID Doesn’t Store Fingerprints (Just Fingerprint Data)

iOS 7 GM Loses Its Keychain

Apple Selling Docks for iPhone 5s and iPhone 5c

New Hardware Brings Changes for AppleCare+

ALL Things D: Apple TV May Get Better at Sharing Next Week

MG Siegler Tweets of New Apple TV Hardware Next Month

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Category:Tech News -- posted at: 5:33am EST

Mac OS Ken: 09.11.2013

Apple Introduces Colorful, Plastic iPhone 5C

NTT DoCoMo to (Finally) Carry iPhones

Apple Introduces iPhone 5s with Better Everything in Three Colors - Gold, Silver and Space Gray

Apple Still Selling iPhone 4 in China

Eight Days to iOS 7

Space for Space Gray in the iPod Line

Apple Giving Away iWork, iMove and iPhone for iOS to New Device Buyers

Apple Kills Cards iOS App and Service

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

Mac OS Ken: 09.10.2013

Pew Study Finds Smartphones Make Majority of Cellphones in States While Apple Makes Majority of Smartphones

Samsung Still Edging Out iPhone in Mobile Web Usage Worldwide

Wedge Partners Analyst Says $300-$400 for iPhone 5C Would Hit the Sweet Spot in China

Bloomberg: iPhone 5C Could be Particularly Beneficial for T-Mobile USA

Post iPhone Event, What Will Wall Street Do?

Icahn Calls Apple a No-Brainer Investment on CNBC

iOS 6.1.4 Gets Jailbreak as iOS 7 Looms

Amazon Issues Required Kindle for iOS Update for Users Planning to Jump to iOS 7

Aspyr to Drop OS X 10.6 Support When Mavericks Rolls in

AdAge: Source Says Apple Looking to Double or Nearly Double iAd Staff

Microsoft Plans NYC Event to Launch New Surface Tablets

Jony Ive Teams with Bono on (RED) Auction

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Category:Tech News -- posted at: 4:43am EST

Mac OS Ken: 09.09.2013

WSJ Says Next iPhones Headed to China Mobile

Stifel Nicolaus Likes Idea of iPhone 5C and China Mobile

Pacific Crest Sees Huge Sales of New iPhones This Quarter and Next

Barclays Wants Wow from Tuesday Event (But Does Not Expect It)

All Things D: Sources Say No TV-Related Hardware from Apple on Tuesday

9 to 5 Mac says No OS X Mavericks Until Late-October

Apple Punks Planet with iPhone 6 Messaging

Apple in iAd Hiring Push

Fortune: Judge Cote’s eBook Decision Against Apple COuld Have Been Worse

TechCrunch: Apple Sore Despite Apparent Leniency from Judge Cote

Piper Jaffray/Quatncast Say iOS Dominates Mobile Web in US with 65-Percent Share

Millennial Media Shows Android Dominant OS in Mobile Ad Impressions, Apple Dominant Manufacturer Says Amazon Considering Free Smartphone Strategy

Amazon Says No Smartphone This Year and It Would Not Be Free Either

Breaking Badgate: Dope Sues Over Meth Show

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

Mac OS Ken: 09.06.2013

Report: NTT DoCoMo to Finally Start Selling iPhone

Apple Component Supplier Jabil Circuit Under Fire for Alleged Worker Mistreatment

Best Buy Cuts iPhone 5 to $150 Ahead of 10 September Event

Leaked Doc Indicates End for Some iPhone 5s at Canadian Carrier Telus

Wells Fargo Analyst Ups Apple Range Based on New iPhones

Former Topeka Capital Analyst Turns Up at Cantor Fitzgerald with $777 Apple Target

WSJ: Apple Really Truly Considering Bigger Screened iPhones

Apple Reopening Stanford Store on Saturday 7 September

Samsung Announces Galaxy Gear Smartwatch

The Verge Goes Hand-on with the Galaxy Gear

Business Insider: Apple’s iWatch is Cleared for Takeoff

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Category:Tech News -- posted at: 5:46am EST

Mac OS Ken: 09.05.2013

Report: Apple Took Delivery of Set Top Boxes Throughout August

Report: Apple Working on 17-Watt Power Adapter for Mystery Device

Apple Holding Media Event for China 10-Hours After Cupertino Event

Tokyo and Berlin Also Getting Satellite Apple Media Events

WSJ: Samsung to Pre-Install Antivirus Software on Its Smartphones

Kantar: iPhone Share Jumps in the States

Apple Releases New Developer Builds of OS X 10.8.5 and Safari 6.1

Apple Seeds Seventh Developer Preview of Mavericks to Developers

Apple Issues Updates for iOS Versions of iPhoto, iMovie and GarageBand

Germany Lifts Injunction Halting iOS/iCloud Push Notifications

Eight-Year-Old iTunes/iPod/DRM Case Gets Denied (Again)

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Category:Tech News -- posted at: 3:35am EST

Mac OS Ken: 09.04.2013

Invitation Out for Apple Event on 10 September

Report: AT&T Puts Vacation Blackout on Second Half of September

Report: Verizon Says No Employee Vacation September 18 through 22

Report: Apple Significantly Limits AppleCare Time Off for September 15 through 28

Report: AppleCare Training for iOS 7 and iTunes Radio Underway

Apple Officially Launches iPhone Trade-In Program

Walmart Cuts iPhone and iPad Prices Ahead of Expected Refreshes

iOS Share of Mobile Web Traffic Dominant (But Down) in August

Microsoft to Buy Nokia for $7.2B

Wells Fargo Analyst Likes Microsoft/Nokia Deal for Nokia

Business Insider: Nokia Buy Not Great but Not Bad but Not Good for Microsoft

Ballmer Says Merger will Streamline and Simplify Windows Phone Message and Growth

The Verge: Whither the Windows Phone Partners

Ballmer Says Other OEMs Stoked Over Microsoft/Nokia Deal

Penguin and Macmillan Ebook Settlement Inches Closer to Completion

Police Nab $89K Worth of Counterfeit Apple Kit in Maryland Mall

Speculation Has Icahn Trying to Broker Apple-Nuance Acquisition

Hawaiian Airlines Adding iPad mini to In-Flight Entertainment Options

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Category:Tech News -- posted at: 2:30am EST