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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.

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Mac OS Ken: 11.01.2019

- Analysts Mostly Positive After Apple Earnings - Barclays Analyst Worries Over iPhone ASP - Business Insider: People Line Up for AirPods Pro - Tim Cook Thinks People Will Want AirPods AND AirPods Pro - iFixit: You Can’t Repair AirPods Pro - Apple Releases Anti-Bricking iOS 13.2.1 for HomePod - Mac Pro Could Launch And Day Now - Report: Apple Buys AirTag Trademark from Russian Firm - Apple TV+ Goes Live - US Apple Music Users on Student Plan Get Free Apple TV+ - For 10% off your first air purifier order, visit and enter MACOSKEN10 at checkout - Power what we do next for as little as $1 a month. Join the Mac OS Ken Test Kitchen at Patreon at ! - Send me an email: or call (716)780-4080!

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1 Nov 2019

Rank #1

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Mac OS Ken: 12.12.2018

- Apple Supplier TSMC Reports Strong November Numbers - Super Micro: Independent Audit Can’t Find Bloomberg’s “Big Hack” - Apple Pay Launches in Germany - Egypt Demands Changes to iPhone Distribution Deals: Take 1 - Egypt Demands Changes to iPhone Distribution Deals: Take 2 - JAMF CEO: 2019 to Be Historic Year for Switchers to Mac - Office for Mac Goes Dark (Mode) - For $75 off your first order, visit and at checkout enter offer code macosken - Get $100 off the ‘eero base unit and 2 beacons package,’ and 1 year of eero Plus! Use offer code macosken at - Power Mac OS Ken through Patreon at ! - Send me an email: or call (716)780-4080!

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12 Dec 2018

Rank #2

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Mac OS Ken: 09.27.2019

- Apple Releases macOS 10.14.6 - Apple Releases iOS 12.4.2 - Apple Releases watchOS 5.3.2 for Apple Watch S1 and S2 - Apple Releases GarageBand 2.3.8 for iOS - iFixit Finds Physically Stronger Battery Case in 40mm Apple Watch S5 - Survey Names Apple Top Tech Employer in UK - Apple Hiring Siri Graders - Apple Partners on Major Wind Farms in China - Apple Partners to Restore African Grasslands - Apple Receives UN Climate Action Award - New Trailer Hits for “For All Mankind” - Skokie, IL Apple Store Reopens 28 September - Mexico City Apple Store Gets Grand Opening 27 September - iFixit makes it easy to repair all your Apple products yourself with their all-in-one Fix Kits. Visit and get $10 off your next $50 fix. - Power Mac OS Ken through Patreon at ! - Send me an email: or call (716)780-4080!

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27 Sep 2019

Rank #3

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Mac OS Ken: 07.30.2018

On this special edition of Mac OS Ken, Ken's caught monologging. IS Apple boring? No. Is it exciting? Maybe not? Definitely interesting though, which can be really exciting. Topics to include: - What's next? - What's Ken doing in Vegas? - What is Sansar and why should I care? - What is the Roddenberry Nexus in Sansar? - Jamf Now helps you manage your Apple devices from anywhere. Find out more at ! - Power Mac OS Ken through Patreon at ! - Send me an email: or call (716)780-4080!

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30 Jul 2018

Rank #4

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Mac OS Ken: 11.24.2017

Today, Jeff Gamet, managing editor of The Mac Observer, joins us to talk about Apple technology five years hence. - Get 10% Off of Your Squarespace Order with Coupon Code macosken at - Power Mac OS Ken through Patreon at ! - Send me an email: or call (716)780-4080!

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24 Nov 2017

Rank #5

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Mac OS Ken: 08.15.2017

- Rumor: Apple and Aetna Tying Up on Apple Watch Promotion - KGI: LTE Apple Watch on the Way This Year - Surprise! HomePod Shortage Expected at Launch - Bernstein: Maybe Money That Might Go Away - Apple and the Law and Your Back and Mine - Lattner Lands at Google Brain - Apple Changes Icons in iOS 11 beta 6 - Get 10% Off of Your Squarespace Order with Coupon Code macosken at - Blue Apron: A better way to cook. Get your first three meals free by going to - Power Mac OS Ken through Patreon at ! - Send me an email: info@macosken.com or call (716)780-4080!

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15 Aug 2017

Rank #6

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Mac OS Ken: 04.25.2018

- Deutsche Bank Calls Smart Speaker Race Early - Apple Supplier AMS Cuts Current Quarter Guidance - iPhone X Concerns Rock Supplier Stocks - Wells Fargo Sees Apple Chips as Threat for Qualcomm - Apple to Start Paying €13B Irish Tax Bill Next Month - LTE Apple Watch Headed to Denmark, India, and Sweden in Mid May - Apple Releases iOS 11.3.1 - Apple Releases macOS High Sierra Security Update - Apple Poaches Samsung Exec for GM of Apple Korea - Apple Joins UK’s “Year of Engineering” Initiative - Apple Snags Ed Sheeran Doc - Power Mac OS Ken through Patreon at ! - Send me an email: or call (716)780-4080!

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25 Apr 2018

Rank #7

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Mac OS Ken: 12.11.2018

- Chinese Court Bans Sale of Some iPhones (Maybe) - Wall Street Says “Whatevs” to China Ruling - Apple Says Every Model of iPhone Still On Sale in China - Citi Drops Apple Target from $240 to $200 - Foxconn and Pegatron Report Robust November Numbers - Apple Stores Damaged in French Riots - Tech Giants Decry Australian Anti-Encryption Law - Epic Ends Sales of Infinity Blade Titles in App Store - For $75 off your first order, visit and at checkout enter offer code macosken - Get $100 off the ‘eero base unit and 2 beacons package,’ and 1 year of eero Plus! Use offer code macosken at - Power Mac OS Ken through Patreon at ! - Send me an email: or call (716)780-4080!

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11 Dec 2018

Rank #8

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Mac OS Ken: 01.24.2018

- HomePod Shipping 9 February; Order Start Friday - Stereo and Multi-Room Functionality Missing at HomePod Launch - AppleCare+ for HomePod to Go for $39 - Apple Releases iOS 11.2.5 - Apple Releases macOS High Sierra 10.13.3 - Apple Releases Security Updates for Sierra and El Capitan - Apple Releases iTunes 12.7.3 - Apple Releases watchOS 4.2.2 - Apple Releases tvOS 11.2.5 - Apple and Tech Industry Broke Lobbying Records in 2017 - Guy Explodes iPhone Battery with His Mouth; Somehow Lives - Get 10% Off of Your Squarespace Order with Coupon Code macosken at - Power Mac OS Ken through Patreon at ! - Send me an email: or call (716)780-4080!

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24 Jan 2018

Rank #9

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Mac OS Ken: 10.07.2019

- Apple to Release 4QFY2019 Earnings on 30 October - Tim Cook: iPhone 11 Sales See “Very Strong Start” - Nikkei: Apple Ups iPhone 11 Production on Strong Sales - JP Morgan Ups Apple Target to $265 on Strong iPhone Sales - iPhone 11 Pro Max Tops Consumer Reports Smartphone Rankings - Keybanc Analyst: Apple Not Attractive as a Services Company - Apple Releases iOS 13.1.1 - Apple Releases iOS 13.1.2 - Apple Fixing Power Issue on Select 2019/2019 iPhone 6S Units - Upcoming Changes to Let Siri Default to Third-Party Message and Phone Apps - Apple Buys Visual Effects Studio IKinema - Apple News+ Launches in UK and Australia - Eero - Home wifi that goes anywhere and covers everywhere! Get free overnight shipping at with offer code macosken - Get 10% off of your first purchase of a website or domain with coupon code macosken at - Power Mac OS Ken through Patreon at ! - Send me an email: or call (716)780-4080!

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7 Oct 2019

Rank #10

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Mac OS Ken: 05.17.2018

- Survey: Apple 12th Most Reputable Brand in China - Batteries Back in Stock for 5 and 6 Year Old MBPs - CNBC: Apple Eyes NC Research Triangle for Next Campus - Washington Post: Apple Eyes Northern VA for Next Campus - Bipartisan Secure Data Act Gets EFF Backing - Senate Passes (Likely Symbolic) Repeal of Net Neutrality - Apple Holding Accessibility Awareness Events in Brooklyn and Chicago - Eero - Home wifi that goes anywhere and covers everywhere! Get free overnight shipping in the US and Canada at with offer code macosken. - Power Mac OS Ken through Patreon at ! - Send me an email: or call (716)780-4080!

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17 May 2018

Rank #11

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Mac OS Ken: 04.26.2018

- Unky Gene is Fine with Apple, Unless… - Report: Qualcomm to Keep Some iPhone Business - Guggenheim Sees a Naming Change for iPhone - Crossrider: A Nasty Bit of Mac Malware - Cook and Jackson Attend White House Dinner for Macron - Cook Talks Trade in White House Meeting - Kanye West Wants to Meet with Tim Cook - Harry Potter: Hogwarts Mystery Hits iOS App Store - Power Mac OS Ken through Patreon at ! - Send me an email: or call (716)780-4080!

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26 Apr 2018

Rank #12

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Mac OS Ken: 02.13.2018

- iFixit Busts Into HomePod (Don’t Do It!) - Ben Lovejoy Thinks He Gets the HomePod Power Cord Confusion - Report: Apple Slowing Pace of New Features for iOS - TrendForce: Mac Took Fourth Worldwide in 2017 - Apple Music Student Discounts Expanding to 82 More Countries - Jamf Now helps you manage your Apple devices from anywhere. Find out more at ! - Power Mac OS Ken through Patreon at ! - Send me an email: or call (716)780-4080!

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13 Feb 2018

Rank #13

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Mac OS Ken: 07.26.2019

- Monday: Apple on Verge of Buying Intel Smartphone Modem Business - Thursday: Apple to Buy Most of Intel Smartphone Modem Business - Apple Music Gets Short Lived Shorter Free Trial - CBS All Access Hitting Apple TV Channels on Monday - Apple Pulls Security Update 2019-004 for Sierra and High Sierra - Apple Top Corporate Solar Baby in the States - Apple Throws in for Softbank’s $108B Vision Fund II - iPhone Privacy Billboards Go Up in Germany - Apple Maps to Survey Germany Next Week - ExpressVPN: Giving you back your internet privacy. Find out how to get 3 months free at - Power Mac OS Ken through Patreon at ! - Send me an email: or call (716)780-4080!

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26 Jul 2019

Rank #14

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Mac OS Ken: 11.28.2018

- Analysts Weigh in on Apple: The CNBC Story - Analysts Weigh in on Apple: The Bloomberg Story - Analysts Weigh in on Apple: The Business Insider Story - Apple Offers Extra Credit on Trade-Ins Toward iPhone XR/XS/XS Max - iCloud for Windows Works with Latest Version of Windows - Developer App Store Downtime Set for 23 December - 27 December - DriveSavers: Data Recovery from Locked iOS Devices for the Rest of Us? - Tim Cook, Ivanka Trump, and Protesters Visit Idaho School - Idaho Press: A Look at the Protests - Power Mac OS Ken through Patreon at ! - Send me an email: or call (716)780-4080!

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28 Nov 2018

Rank #15

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Mac OS Ken: 08.21.2018

- Regulatory Filings Indicate Series 4 Apple Watch on the Way - Do Rumor + Speculation = 12 September Media Event? - New Street Note Takes Potential iPhone Issue to Extreme - Bloomberg Rumor: Two New Macs by Year’s End - Zomm Lawsuit Alleges Patent Violation Over Apple Watch SOS - Apple Sued for Alleged ADA Violation - Apple Investigating Amsterdam Incident - Get 10% Off of your first Squarespace payment with offer code macosken at - Get $50 toward select mattresses by visiting and using offer code macosken. Terms and Conditions Apply. - Power Mac OS Ken through Patreon at ! - Send me an email: or call (716)780-4080!

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21 Aug 2018

Rank #16

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Mac OS Ken: 08.25.2017

- Canaccord: Apple Share of Phone Profits Drops to 64% - Canaccord: Nearly 1/3 of iPhone Owners Expected to Upgrade This Year - NYT Speculation: Premium iPhone to Start at $999 - A Bull and a Chaotic Neutral Bear on Apple and the Note 8 - Tim Cook Expected to Announce Something Today - Apple Announces Plans for Iowa Data Center - Qualcomm President Exiting at Year’s End - Power Mac OS Ken through Patreon at ! - Send me an email: or call (716)780-4080!

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25 Aug 2017

Rank #17

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Mac OS Ken: 08.20.2018

- Apple Shares Hit New Intraday and Closing Highs - Cult of Mac Sees Serious Speed Improvements in iOS 12 - Time Travel Disappearing with watchOS 5 - Apple Pulls “Many” Apps Tied to Gambling from App Store in China - Apparent Battery Issue Prompts Dutch Apple Store Evacuation - Encryptapaloozamageddongate: The Facebook Messenger Maneuver - 23 Prince Albums Hits Apple Music; Other Streamers - Get 10% Off of your first Squarespace payment with offer code macosken at - Get $50 toward select mattresses by visiting and using offer code macosken. Terms and Conditions Apply. - Power Mac OS Ken through Patreon at ! - Send me an email: or call (716)780-4080!

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20 Aug 2018

Rank #18

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Mac OS Ken: 09.04.2018

- The Five Eyes Issue Demand to Be All Seeing - Apple Apparently Winding Down Heart Study - AirDrop Stops Plane to Hawaii - Get 10% Off of Your First Purchase of a Website or Domain with Coupon Code macosken at - Power Mac OS Ken through Patreon at ! - Send me an email: or call (716)780-4080!

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4 Sep 2018

Rank #19

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Mac OS Ken: 09.05.2018

- Canaccord Genuity Sees Growth for iPhone and Services - iOS 11 Adoption Hits 85% - IDC: Apple Takes Worldwide Lead in Wearables - Apple Sets New Intraday and Closing Highs - Amazon Briefly Holds $1 Trillion Market Value - Apple Hiring for Six AR Positions - EU Laws to Push Local Content on Streaming Services - Apple Drives Christine and the Queens Promo Push - Creative Selection: Behind the Scenes with Apple UI Guy - Get 10% Off of Your First Purchase of a Website or Domain with Coupon Code macosken at - Power Mac OS Ken through Patreon at ! - Send me an email: or call (716)780-4080!

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5 Sep 2018

Rank #20