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.

- Apple Seeks Vaccination Status from Office Workers

- Apple Releases Security-Centric watchOS 7.6.1

- Motherboard: Why Apple Says It Wants Its Secrets to Be Secret

- Motherboard: Apple Lawyers in China Make Demands of Secret Leakers

- GarageBand for iOS and iPadOS Gets New Sound Packs and Producer Packs

- Apple Posts “See” Season Two Trailer to YouTube

- Applications Open for Apple’s Second Entrepreneur Camp for Black Founders and Developers

- Jobs’ Job Application Sells for $343K, NFT Goes for $23K

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Category:Tech News -- posted at: 6:40am EDT

- A Look at Financial Folks' Reaction to Apple Earnings

- Apple Insider: Good Reasons for Wall Street’s Whopping Misses

- Bloomberg: Majority of Apple Stores Go Back to Mask Requirements for All

- Facebook and Google Requiring COVID-19 Vaccines Before Return to Office

- Apple Officially Pushes Return to Office to October, May Require Vaccines

- Apple Disappears from NAB Attendee List

- Third Betas Out for iOS 15, iPadOS 15, watchOS 8, and tvOS 15

- Apple Says Don’t Put Bitter Batteries in AirTag

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Category:Tech News -- posted at: 3:26am EDT

- Apple Reports Another Record June-Quarter

- Apple’s Earnings Call is Available to Stream on Apple’s Investor Site

- You Can Grab the Earnings Call as a Podcast

- Get SERIOUSLY Nerdy with the Numbers on Apple’s Site

- Thanks to iMore for Their Transcript of the Earnings Call

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

- Monday Updates for Mac, iPhone, and iPad Patch Serious Security Vulnerability

- iOS Update Fixes Apple Watch Unlock Issue

- Some iCloud Services Saw Issues to Start the Work Week

- BofA Analyst Sees Strength in Apple Hardware and Worry Over Services

- Apple’s Q3FY21 Earnings and Call Set for Today

- Bloomberg’s Gurman Expects Next iPhone Event to Be “Virtual”

- Apple Maps “Look Around” Crews Driving Around Austria, Hong Kong, and Switzerland

- Apple Museum Set to Open in Poland This Fall

- TMZ Sources: Kayne Live Stream Breaks Apple Music Live-Stream Record

- Apple Says “Ted Lasso” Season Two Premier Biggest Yet for Apple TV+

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Category:Tech News -- posted at: 4:17am EDT

- Munster Plays “What if…” Ahead of Apple Earnings

- Evercore Analyst Worried/Not Worried Over Apple’s September-Quarter

- Ming-Chi Kuo: Mac Sales to Rise ~45% 2H21 Versus 1H21

- Apple Officially Headed Back to NAB

- Deutsche Telekom Looking for AR Developers in iOS

- Typing “Stammer” No Longer Suggests “Woozy” Emoji

- Stella Low Added to Apple Leadership Page

- Tim Cook Hosts Spanish Prime Minister at Apple Park

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Category:Tech News -- posted at: 4:06am EDT

- Canaccord Genuity Ups Apple Target Ahead of Next Week’s Earnings

- Apple Music for Android Adds Lossless and Spatial Audio Support

- Apple Changes Tune on iPhone/iPad Spatial Audio Support

- Apple Releases First Beta of AirPods Pro Firmware

- Apple Outs New Ad for Apple Watch Series 6

- Apple Updates MagSafe Info for First Time Since 2016

- Verizon Launches Fios TV Apps for Apple TV and Amazon Fire TV

- In Wake of HBO Max, Old HBO App and Apple TV Channel Go Dark

- Apple Offers Refunds and HBO Max Discount as HBO App Goes Dark

- PlayStation 5 Owners Offered Six-Months of Free Apple TV+

- “Ted Lasso” Takes Over Apple Homepage

- Apple TV+ Says Sing Along with “Schmigadoon” Song “Corn Puddin’”

- Let’s Be Peanuts Characters!

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Category:Tech News -- posted at: 6:49am EDT

- A Wedbullish Note on Apple June-Q Earnings

- WSJ: A Look at Flooding Around China’s “iPhone City”

- CNBC: Foxconn Says “iPhone City” Not Impacted by Flooding

- FTC Powers Up Fight for “Right to Repair”

- Apple’s Q3FY21 Earnings and Call Set for 27 July

- Apple Releases iPadOS 14.7

- Apple Releases macOS Big Sur 11.5

- Apple Outs Security Updates for Catalina and Mojave

- Apple Turns on Ultra Wideband for Four More Countries

- Russian Card “Mir” Now Supports Apple Pay

- America Ferrera Joins Apple TV+ Limited Series “WeCrashed”

- Jobs Job Application Back Up for Auction with NFT Copy

- Let’s Be Peanuts Characters!

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Category:Tech News -- posted at: 5:29am EDT

- Notes on Apple That Are Bullish and Extra Crespi

- Loop Capital Analyst Expects Apple to Beat the Street on Hardware

- Apple’s Q3FY21 Earnings and Call Set for 27 July

- Report: Apple Urging Retail Workers to Mask-Up Again

- Worried About Pegasus? CNBC Says to Reboot Your Phone

- Apple Music Streaming Kanye West Album Premier Event on Wednesday

- WSJ: Apple’s Looking to Lock Up Production Facilities in L.A.

- Jon Stewart Posts Promo for Apple TV+ Show to Twitter

- Let’s Be Peanuts Characters!

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Category:Tech News -- posted at: 5:23am EDT

- Monday Morning: Apple Employees Push Back Against September Return to Office

- Monday Night: Sources Say Apple Delaying Return to Office By at Least a Month as COVID Spikes Again

- Apple Releases iOS 14.7 and Not iPadOS 14.7

- Apple Releases watchOS 7.6

- Apple Releases tvOS 14.7

- Apple Releases HomePod Software 14.7

- Apple Music Users on Twitter Says Lossless and Spatial Audio Live in India

- Apple Seeds Second macOS Big Sur 11.5 Beta

- Apple Releases Safari 14.1.2 for Non-Big Sur Macs

- The Guardian Outlines Possible Global Abuse of NSO Spyware

- Amnesty International: Some iOS Exploits Make Way for NSO Spyware

- CIRP: iOS and Android Split the US Market in the June-Quarter

- “Helpsters” Helps Apple TV+ to Fourth Daytime Emmy Award

- Apple Says Don’t Disinfect Your Apple Gear with Hydrogen Peroxide

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

- SellCell: iPhone 12 Holds Value Better Than iPhone 11 Did

- The Information: Counterfeit AirPods Seized Annually Likely a Drop in the Bucket

- Second Public Betas for iOS/iPadOS 15 and macOS Monterey Out to Testers

- Apple Pledges Support for Flood Victims in Western Europe

- Report: Apple Watch Lead Ads Overseeing Apple Car to Duties

- Apple TV+ Picks Up Three Daytime Emmys

- Apple Hosts “Tad Lasso” Premier Event in L.A.

- Apple Stores Giving Out “Ted Lasso” Memoji Sticker Ahead of Season Two Premier

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Category:Tech News -- posted at: 5:00am EDT

- CIRP: US Consumers Trading-In Early for iPhone 12

- Morgan Stanley Ups Apple Target to $166

- IBD Raises Relative Strength Rating on Apple

- Apple Shares Hit New Intraday High, Briefly Pass $2.5T Market Value Again

- Xiaomi Slips Past Apple for No. 2 Spot in Global Smartphone Share

- App Annie: App Sales Hit $34B in June-Quarter

- Apple’s Back to School Promotion Goes Live in 20+ Additional Countries

- Apple Offers US Vets and Military an Extra Month of Apple Music

- Adam McKay’s Production Company Inks First-Look Deal with Apple TV+

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Category:Tech News -- posted at: 6:34am EDT

- Apple Shares Hit New Intraday and Closing Highs

- Apple Market Value Briefly Touched $2.5T on Wednesday

- Barron’s Highlights Bullish Notes on Apple

- Apple Seeds Third Round of Betas for This OS Updates to Developers

- Report: macOS Monterey Beta Brings Tab Bar Back to Safari

- 2020 Toshiba and Insignia Fire TVs Get HomeKit and AirPlay 2 Support

- 9th Circuit Sides with Apple in Memoji Trademark Suit

- Apple Posting “Today at Apple” Sessions to YouTube

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Category:Tech News -- posted at: 5:59am EDT

Bloomberg: Apple Targets 20% Boost in Production for 2021 iPhone Launch

- Gartner: Mac Sales Strength Continued in June-Quarter

- JetBlue to Put M1 iPad Pro in the Cockpit

- Apple Shares Hit New Intraday and Closing Highs

- Apple Seeds Next Round of OS Betas to Developers and Testers

- Orders Up for iPhone 12 MagSafe Battery Pack Ahead of Release Next Week

- New Battery Pack Turns On Limited Reverse Wireless Charging for iPhone 12

- Leather Loop and Key Ring for AirTag Get New Colors

- Apple Updates Final Cut Pro to v10.5.4

- Apple Arcade Adds “Angry Birds Reloaded” Friday 16 July

- Apple Picks Up 35 Emmy Nominations

- 20 Emmy Nominations for “Ted Lasso” Sets New Freshman Series Record

- Apple TV+ Emmy Nominations: The MacRumors Rundown

- Apple Up for Three Commercial Emmy Awards

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Category:Tech News -- posted at: 3:38am EDT

- JP Morgan: No iPhone 12 Slowdown Evident Ahead of iPhone 13

- IDC Sees Continued Strength in Mac Sales

- TrendForce Sees Mac Growth Continuing Throughout 2021

- California State University System Builds iPad Into Student Equity Initiative

- Apple Maps Teams with Gallaudet on Guide to Deaf-Owned Business in D.C.

- iCloud Mail Catches a Case of the Mondays

- Apple TV+ Signs Deal with Alexander Rodnyansky for Russian/Multilingual Content

- Apple TV+ Signs Overall Deal with “Lovecraft Country” Creator Misha Green

- Apple Music Promotes Apple Music with “This Week on Apple Music”

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Category:Tech News -- posted at: 3:02am EDT

- Apple Shares Hit New Intraday and Closing Highs

- Apple Chip Partner TSMC Beats June Sales Expectations

- Apple Outlines Tax Holiday Offers in AL, MO, SC, VA

- Apple Gift Cards Go “Universal” in Australia and Canada

- Epic Case Against Apple Gets Go-Ahead in Australia

- Report: LG Retail Suspends Talks Over Sales of iPhone

- Rumor Has Apple Interested in Rights to “NFL Sunday Ticket”

- Apple TV+ Signs Overall Deal with ‘Lovecraft Country’ Creator Misha Green

- Tickets Available for Recordings of “The Problem with Jon Stewart”

- Part Two of Season One of “The Snoopy Show” Now on Apple TV+

- Apple TV+ Picks Up 15 HCA Award Nominations

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Category:Tech News -- posted at: 4:55am EDT

- Fifth-Round of Current OS Betas Out to Apple Developers and Testers

- Data Recovery Company Warns of Fatal Flaw in Time Capsule

- Cook and Cue Spotted at Sun Valley “Summer Camp”

- Apple’s Cue Named to Duke University Board of Trustees

- Apple Takes Heat from UK Org Over “Woozy Face” Emoji and “Stammering”

- ITV App on Apple TV Leaves England Football Fans Out

- Apple Picks Riyadh for First MENA Developer Academy

- Apple Announces 9/11 Documentary for This September

- Ryan Reynolds Teases Holiday Film for Apple TV+

- Apple TV+ Doc “The Velvet Underground” Premiers at Cannes

- Apple TV+ Drops Trailer for “Mr. Corman” Ahead of 6 August Premier

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Category:Tech News -- posted at: 3:01am EDT

- Apple Shares Close at Record High

- Facebook-Funded Comscore Study Questions Fairness of Pre-Installed Apps

- WSJ: Ad Dollars Shift to Android in ATT’s Wake

- 9 to 5 Mac: More HomePods Getting Bricked

- Report: Apple TV Third in Streaming Devices

- Apple Rumored to Eye Acquisition of Hello Sunshine

- Paramount Releases Apple TV+ Series “Defending Jacob” on Blu-ray/DVD

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Category:Tech News -- posted at: 3:01am EDT

- Foxconn 2Q Revenue Up 20% Year-Over-Year

- JP Morgan Ups Apple Target on iPhone Strength, History, and the Fall

- Evercore Sees Faster June, Slower June-Quarter for App Store Revenue

- EC Competition Authority Says Apple Can’t Use Security as Shield Against Competition

- Government Issues Take-Down Orders for Didi Chuxing App in China

- Apple Blocks ATT Workaround in China

- Spain Investigating Apple/Amazon Deal for Possible Anti-Competitive Issues

- iPadOS 14 Adds New Language Dialects for Apple Pencil

- Report: HomePod 15 Betas Leading to Overheating and Damage

- Report: Tim Cook Headed to Sun Valley Conference This Week

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Category:Tech News -- posted at: 3:01am EDT

- Counterpoint: China iPhone Sales Up 16% During Festival Shopping Season

- (PRODUCT)RED to Support Global Fund's COVID-19 Response Through 2021

- Apple Releases First Public Beta of macOS Monterey

- Report: Apple Testing “Hybrid Flex” Work-at-Home Option for Retail

- New Russian Law Aimed at Social Media May Net Apple As Well

- France Enacts Rules on Streaming Video Revenue and Local Production

- Apple Maps to Start “Look Around” Work in Austria Next Week

- Apple Maps Adds “Shop with Pride” Guides for Five Major Metros

- Wallet Maker Stops Taking Digital Payments

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Category:Tech News -- posted at: 3:52am EDT

- Counterpoint Puts iPhone 12 Line at SuperCycle™ Status

- Apple’s Q3FY21 Earnings Call Set for 27 July

- Apple Adds Four LG Phones to iPhone Trade-In Program

- Apple Retail Adds In-Store Pickup Option in China

- Apple Stands (Mostly) Firm on Going Back to the Office

- Masimo Asks ITC to Stop U.S. Imports of Apple Watch Series 6

- Apple Announces Series Order for “City on Fire”

- Apple Declares 12-Inch Retina MacBook (2015) “Vintage”

- Apple (Finally) Makes Mac OS X Lion and Mountain Lion Free to Download

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Category:Tech News -- posted at: 6:04am EDT