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English, Technology, 17 seasons, 3439 episodes, 2 days, 16 hours, 5 minutes
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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.
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Back to School and Apple Store News - MOSK: 06.21.2024

- Apple Launches Back-to-School Promotion in US - iMore Compares Apple Back-to-School Promo with Other Online Deals - Beats Solo Buds Hit Apple Stores and Apple’s Site - Final Cut Pro for Mac 10.8 is available on the Mac App Store for $299.99. - Apple Seeds First Public Betas for iOS 17.6, iPadOS 17.6, and macOS 14.6 - YouTube for iOS and iPadOS to Ask for Tracking Permission “Starting Soon” - Apple Moving Milton Keynes Store Next Week - Apple Retail Opens First Store in Malaysia This Weekend - Sponsored by ExpressVPN: Sign up and get an extra three-months FREE at ExpressVPN.com/macosken  - Hear Apple Retail expert Michael Steeber on the latest edition of "The Mac Observer Show," wherever you get podcasts! - Check Out the Latest Checklist by SecureMac - online at checklist.libsyn.com - Catch Ken on Mastodon - @[email protected] - Chat with us in Patreon for as little as $1 a month. Support the show at Patreon.com/macosken - Send me an email: [email protected] or call (716)780-4080!
6/21/202415 minutes, 59 seconds
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What Will You Do with Apple Intelligence? MOSK: 06.20.2024

- CIRP Looks at Likely Uses for Apple Intelligence - Spatial Video Capture Coming to Third Party Camera Apps Under iOS 18 - The Verge: No Current Smart Locks Smart Enough for Apple’s Hands-Free Unlocking - Threat Actor Claims to Have Source Code for Three Internal Apple Tools - Retro-Games Streamer Antstream Arcade Hitting App Store Next Week - Sponsored by ExpressVPN: Sign up and get an extra three-months FREE at ExpressVPN.com/macosken  - Hear "Parallel" host and Six Colors contributor Shelly Brisbin talk tech and AI and Apple and accessibility on the latest edition of "The Mac Observer Show," wherever you get podcasts! - Check Out the Latest Checklist by SecureMac - online at checklist.libsyn.com - Catch Ken on Mastodon - @[email protected] - Chat with us in Patreon for as little as $1 a month. Support the show at Patreon.com/macosken - Send me an email: [email protected] or call (716)780-4080!
6/20/202413 minutes, 53 seconds
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Another Sky High Price Target for AAPL - MOSK: 06.19.2024

- J.P. Morgan Ups Apple Target on AI-Driven iPhone Upgrade Expectations - IDC: Q1 Was AR/VR Darkness Before Anticipated MR/XR Dawn - The Information: Apple Suspends Work on Next Vision Pro to Focus on Consumer Device - Report: European Commission Close to Settling NFC Complaint with Apple - EC Antitrust Chief Clutches Pearls Over Apple Compliance in EU - Apple Developer Academy Adds AI Instruction for Students and Alumni - Apple Originals Brad Pitt Formula 1 Feature Gets June 2025 Premier Date - Apple TV+ Outs Trippy Trailer for “Lady in the Lake” - Sponsored by ExpressVPN: Sign up and get an extra three-months FREE at ExpressVPN.com/macosken  - Hear "Parallel" host and Six Colors contributor Shelly Brisbin talk tech and AI and Apple and accessibility on the latest edition of "The Mac Observer Show," wherever you get podcasts! - Check Out the Latest Checklist by SecureMac - online at checklist.libsyn.com - Catch Ken on Mastodon - @[email protected] - Chat with us in Patreon for as little as $1 a month. Support the show at Patreon.com/macosken - Send me an email: [email protected] or call (716)780-4080!
6/19/202416 minutes, 13 seconds
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See Ya Later Apple Pay Later - MOSK: 06.18.2024

- Barron’s: It May Be Too Late to Catch the AAPL Train - Apple Kills Its Pay Later Program - Rumor: Apple Back to School Promotion for US and Canada Starts This Week - iOS 18 Tests Show Boosts in ML Performance on iPhone 15 Pro Max  - Apple Seeds First Developer Betas for Next Round of OS Updates - Beats by Dre Teases Beats Pill Speaker and 6/25 - Apple TV+ Outs Trailer for Spanish-Language Crime Drama “Women in Blue” - Sponsored by ExpressVPN: Sign up and get an extra three-months FREE at ExpressVPN.com/macosken  - Hear "Parallel" host and Six Colors contributor Shelly Brisbin talk tech and AI and Apple and accessibility on the latest edition of "The Mac Observer Show," wherever you get podcasts! - Check Out the Latest Checklist by SecureMac - online at checklist.libsyn.com - Catch Ken on Mastodon - @[email protected] - Chat with us in Patreon for as little as $1 a month. Support the show at Patreon.com/macosken - Send me an email: [email protected] or call (716)780-4080!
6/18/202414 minutes, 14 seconds
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Rumor: EU May Fine Apple Over DMA Issues - MOSK: 06.17.2024

- Financial Times: EU Set to Charge Apple Over DMA Steering Noncompliance - Evercore Unfazed By Potential EU Action - Apple Previewed Redesigned TestFlight App at WWDC - Patent Describes Deformable Controller for iPad, Vision Pro, and More - Apple TV+ Outs Trailer for Sci-fi Mystery Series “Sunny” - “Dark Matter” Keeps Delivering for Apple TV+, “Presumed Innocent” Shows Early Promise - macOS Sequoia Brings Update for Chess - Sponsored by ExpressVPN: Sign up and get an extra three-months FREE at ExpressVPN.com/macosken  - Hear "Parallel" host and Six Colors contributor Shelly Brisbin talk tech and AI and Apple and accessibility on the latest edition of "The Mac Observer Show," wherever you get podcasts! - Check Out the Latest Checklist by SecureMac - online at checklist.libsyn.com - Catch Ken on Mastodon - @[email protected] - Chat with us in Patreon for as little as $1 a month. Support the show at Patreon.com/macosken - Send me an email: [email protected] or call (716)780-4080!
6/17/202414 minutes, 1 second
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The Freebie Deal Between Apple and OpenAI - MOSK: 06.14.2024

- Report: Apple and OpenAI Partnered on Apple Intelligence for No Money - Apple Faces Class Action Suit Over Gender Pay Disparity - South Korea Fines Apple Over Collecting Location Data - IDC: Smartphones Beat Feature Phones in Africa in Q1 for First Time Ever - Apple TV+ Outs Trailer for “The Instigators” - Apple TV+ Sets 19 July Premier Date for “Omnivore” Docuseries - Apple TV+ Outs Trailer and Premier Date for “Me” - Apple Watch Activity Challenge Planned for International Day of Yoga - Hear "Parallel" host and Six Colors contributor Shelly Brisbin talk tech and AI and Apple and accessibility on the latest edition of "The Mac Observer Show," wherever you get podcasts! - Check Out the Latest Checklist by SecureMac - online at checklist.libsyn.com - Catch Ken on Mastodon - @[email protected] - Chat with us in Patreon for as little as $1 a month. Support the show at Patreon.com/macosken - Send me an email: [email protected] or call (716)780-4080!
6/14/202413 minutes, 15 seconds
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One Brief Shining Market Cap - MOSK: 06.13.2024

- Apple Shares Surge Again - Four More States Join DOJ Antitrust Case Against Apple - Japan Passes DMA-Style Regulations on Big Tech - Cook on Apple Intelligence: Mostly Cool, Occasionally Trippy - Code Indicates Future “Waitlist” for Apple Intelligence - Round-Three Apple Vision Pro Countries Get Demo Days Starting 12 July - WebXR Enabled By Default in visionOS 2 - Apple Announces a Slew of New Immersive Videos for Apple Vision Pro - tvOS 18 Brings Insight: Apple’s Answer to Prime Video’s X-Ray - Hear Creative Strategies CEO Ben Bajarin on the first Episode of "The Mac Observer Show," wherever you get podcasts! - Check Out the Latest Checklist by SecureMac - online at checklist.libsyn.com - Catch Ken on Mastodon - @[email protected] - Chat with us in Patreon for as little as $1 a month. Support the show at Patreon.com/macosken - Send me an email: [email protected] or call (716)780-4080!
6/13/202415 minutes, 43 seconds
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Apple Shares Go Nuts and WWDC Recap (Part 2) - MOSK: 06.12.2024

- Apple Shares Close at New Record High on Positive WWDC Analyst Reaction - Barron’s: Up Notes from Apple Analysts Post WWDC Keynote - Apple 3.0: Up Notes from Apple Analysts Post WWDC Keynote - Apple Previews macOS Sequoia - Apple Previews watchOS 11 - Apple Previews visionOS 2 - Apple Announces International Rollout for Apple Vision Pro - Apple Releases visionOS 1.2 - Apple Sherlocks Password Managers with Standalone “Passwords” App - Apple Announces Planned Updates for Home App - Apple Plans Update for Journal App in iOS 18 - Hear Creative Strategies CEO Ben Bajarin on the first Episode of "The Mac Observer Show," wherever you get podcasts! - Check Out the Latest Checklist by SecureMac - online at checklist.libsyn.com - Catch Ken on Mastodon - @[email protected] - Chat with us in Patreon for as little as $1 a month. Support the show at Patreon.com/macosken - Send me an email: [email protected] or call (716)780-4080!
6/12/202419 minutes, 16 seconds
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Recapping the WWDC Keynote (Part 1) - MOSK: 06.11.2024

- Outlining Apple Intelligence - Apple 3.0: Early Analyst Reactions to WWDC Keynote - Apple Shows Off iOS 18 - Apple Previews iPadOS 18 - Hear Creative Strategies CEO Ben Bajarin on the first Episode of "The Mac Observer Show," wherever you get podcasts! - Check Out the Latest Checklist by SecureMac - online at checklist.libsyn.com - Catch Ken on Mastodon - @[email protected] - Chat with us in Patreon for as little as $1 a month. Support the show at Patreon.com/macosken - Send me an email: [email protected] or call (716)780-4080!
6/11/202419 minutes, 26 seconds
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An Almost Spoiler Free Pre-WWDC - MOSK: 06.10.2024

- Gruber: Gurman’s Already Leaked Everything - Rumor: AI = “Apple Intelligence” - TechCrunch: Apple AI Needs to Be Useful, Not Flashy - Ming-Chi Kuo Talks to Himself About WWDC - Apple WWDC24 Keynote Kick Off at 10AM PDT/1PM EDT - “Dark Matter” Still Delivers Audiences for Apple TV+ - Limited Series "Presumed Innocent" Set for Wednesday Debut - Hear Creative Strategies CEO Ben Bajarin on the first Episode of "The Mac Observer Show," wherever you get podcasts! - Check Out the Latest Checklist by SecureMac - online at checklist.libsyn.com - Catch Ken on Mastodon - @[email protected] - Chat with us in Patreon for as little as $1 a month. Support the show at Patreon.com/macosken - Send me an email: [email protected] or call (716)780-4080!
6/10/202410 minutes, 43 seconds
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Apple May Sherlock Password Managers - MOSK: 06.07.2024

- Sensor Tower: Last Quarter Was App Store’s Best Since Q2 2020 - Gurman: Apple will Sherlock LastPass and 1Password with “Passwords” App - Apple Promises Five-Years of Security Updates in UK Regulatory Filing - Hairline Cracks on iPhone or Apple Watch No Longer Covered by 1-Year Warranty - Apple Design Award Winners Announced - Talk of the First Apple Store for Detroit, Michigan - Sponsored by Pen Chalet: Try a Mac OS Ken Starter Box or Get 10% off with code MOK10 at PenChalet.com/macosken - Hear Creative Strategies CEO Ben Bajarin on the first Episode of "The Mac Observer Show," wherever you get podcasts! - Check Out the Latest Checklist by SecureMac - online at checklist.libsyn.com - Catch Ken on Mastodon - @[email protected] - Chat with us in Patreon for as little as $1 a month. Support the show at Patreon.com/macosken - Send me an email: [email protected] or call (716)780-4080!
6/7/202414 minutes, 31 seconds
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A.I. Drives Apple Value Back Above $3T - MOSK: 06.06.2024

- A.I. Drives Apple and Nvidia to Market Caps Above $3T - Citi and Wedbush Issue Bullish Comments on Apple and AI Ahead of WWDC - Snell Considers Apple’s Slow and Steady A.I. Race - Bloomberg: Apple’s AI Offerings Will Be “Opt-In” for Endusers - Ming-Chi Kuo Expects International Launch for Apple Vision Pro in Mid-June - Bloomberg's Gurman Expects visionOS 2 Reveal at WWDC - Developer App for Apple Vision Pro Includes Immersive Video Environment - Lowe's Demos New Kitchen Installs with Apple Vision Pro - Sponsored by Pen Chalet: Try a Mac OS Ken Starter Box or Get 10% off with code MOK10 at PenChalet.com/macosken - Hear Creative Strategies CEO Ben Bajarin on the first Episode of "The Mac Observer Show," dropping 6/7/24 - Check Out the Latest Checklist by SecureMac - online at checklist.libsyn.com - Catch Ken on Mastodon - @[email protected] - Chat with us in Patreon for as little as $1 a month. Support the show at Patreon.com/macosken - Send me an email: [email protected] or call (716)780-4080!
6/6/202416 minutes, 13 seconds
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Another Analyst on Apple and A.I. - MOSK: 06.05.2024

- J.P. Morgan: WWDC Announcements Will Herald Hardware Upgrade Cycle - TSMC Chairman Says Not Possible to Move Factories From Taiwan  - IDC: Apple Still Tops in Wearables, But… - The Information: Apple Was or Is in Talks to Take Apple TV+ to China - Apple TV+ Moves Up in Latest ACSI Telecoms Study - Netflix Dropping Support for 2nd and 3rd Gen Apple TV Models - Code Hints at Games Coming to Uber App for iOS - Apple Books Official Home for Reese’s Book Club Audiobooks - Sponsored by Pen Chalet: Try a Mac OS Ken Starter Box or Get 10% off with code MOK10 at PenChalet.com/macosken - Hear Creative Strategies CEO Ben Bajarin on the first Episode of "The Mac Observer Show," dropping 6/7/24 - Check Out the Latest Checklist by SecureMac - online at checklist.libsyn.com - Catch Ken on Mastodon - @[email protected] - Chat with us in Patreon for as little as $1 a month. Support the show at Patreon.com/macosken - Send me an email: [email protected] or call (716)780-4080!
6/5/202417 minutes, 3 seconds
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Where Oh Where Did That Missing Core Go? MOSK: 06.04.2024

- Judge in Epic Case Wants All Documents on Apple’s 27% Commission Decision - Evercore: Apple Services Should Meet or Beat 11% Growth for June-Quarter - Apple Updates Developer App Ahead of WWDC - Apple Puts WWDC Keynote Placeholder on YouTube - Apple Clarifies M2 iPad Air 9-Core/10-Core GPU Confusion - Apple Releases Updated iPadOS 17.5.1 for 10th-Gen iPad - Ecamm Announces New Zoom Integration - Spotify Raising Prices for Premium Plans in US - Apple TV+ Outs Trailer for Kids Animated Series “WondLa” - Hear Creative Strategies CEO Ben Bajarin on the first Episode of "The Mac Observer Show" - Check Out the Latest Checklist by SecureMac - online at checklist.libsyn.com - Catch Ken on Mastodon - @[email protected] - Chat with us in Patreon for as little as $1 a month. Support the show at Patreon.com/macosken - Send me an email: [email protected] or call (716)780-4080!
6/4/202417 minutes, 15 seconds
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BofA Reiterates Apple and AI Talk - MOSK: 06.03.2024

- BofA Reiterates Reports on Apple and AI - IDC: Smartphone Market Finally Out of the Woods - Apple Deems iPhone 5s “Obsolete,” iPod touch 6 and 2015 iMac “Vintage” - M2 iPad Air Techs and Specs Now List 9-Core GPU, Not 10-Core - Video Highlights Standstill Between Apple and Maryland Retail Union - Talk of International Launches for Apple Vision Pro in Next Month - Apple TV+ Series “Dark Matter” Still High on the Streaming Charts - Apple TV+ Announces Trailer and Second Season Premier Date for “Pachinko”  - Sponsored by Pen Chalet: Try a Mac OS Ken Starter Box or Get 10% off with code MOK10 at PenChalet.com/macosken - Check Out the Latest Checklist by SecureMac - online at checklist.libsyn.com - Catch Ken on Mastodon - @[email protected] - Chat with us in Patreon for as little as $1 a month. Support the show at Patreon.com/macosken - Send me an email: [email protected] or call (716)780-4080!
6/3/202415 minutes, 22 seconds
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"What If..." Takes Over Apple Vision Pro - MOSK: 05.31.2024

- UBS Stays Neutral on Apple for Some Reason - US Lobby Group Opposes DMA-Type Legislation in India - Apple China Wins App Store Antitrust Case - Apple Wallet Will Support State Issued IDs in Japan in 2025 - YouTube App Stops Hijacking Apple TV Screen Saver - Apple TV+ Outs Trailer for “Camp Snoopy” Ahead on Mid-June Premier - Takes on Apple Vision Pro App “What If…?” - Hear Creative Strategies CEO Ben Bajarin on the first Episode of "The Mac Observer Show" - Check Out the Latest Checklist by SecureMac - online at checklist.libsyn.com - Catch Ken on Mastodon - @[email protected] - Chat with us in Patreon for as little as $1 a month. Support the show at Patreon.com/macosken - Send me an email: [email protected] or call (716)780-4080!
5/31/202414 minutes, 40 seconds
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Anticipation Builds Over Apple and A.I. - MOSK: 05.30.2024

- Analysts Anticipate Apple’s AI Announcements - Evercore: EU's DMA Has Not Hurt Apple Services - Tap to Pay on iPhone Goes Live in Italy - Apple Sets Late June Open for First Store in Malaysia - Apple Seeking Developer for Apple TV App for Android - “Ted Lasso” Star Seems to Tease Show’s Extension - Apple Originals Releases Trailer for Clooney/Pitt Action Comedy “Wolfs” - Beats Solo Buds Up for Order 18 June, Ship 20 June - Apple Music Posts WWDC2024 Playlist - Apple Watch Activity Challenge Wants You to Run a 5K on 5 June - Check Out the Latest Checklist by SecureMac - online at checklist.libsyn.com - Catch Ken on Mastodon - @[email protected] - Chat with us in Patreon for as little as $1 a month. Support the show at Patreon.com/macosken - Send me an email: [email protected] or call (716)780-4080!
5/30/202413 minutes, 42 seconds
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WWDC Start Time and China's iPhone Surprise - MOSK: 05.29.2024

- Apple Officially Sets 10AM PDT Start Time for 10 June WWDC Keynote - Apple Updates Developer App Ahead of WWDC - Apple Announces Design Awards Finalists - Creative Strategies: Apple’s Running a Different AI Race - iPhone Shipments in China Up 52% in April ’24 vs. April ‘23 - Jefferies: iPhone Discounts in China Pressuring Android and Huawei - JP Morgan and Evercore: April Numbers Set Up AI iPhone Supercycle - “Job Simulator” and “Vacation Simulator” Land on Apple Vision Pro - Check Out the Latest Checklist by SecureMac - online at checklist.libsyn.com - Catch Ken on Mastodon - @[email protected] - Chat with us in Patreon for as little as $1 a month. Support the show at Patreon.com/macosken - Send me an email: [email protected] or call (716)780-4080!
5/29/202414 minutes, 25 seconds
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A DMA of the UK's Own - MOSK: 05.28.2024

- UK Passes Local Version of EU’s DMA - Counterpoint: iPhone Falls from MEA Top-Five - Wedbush Sees Growth for iPhone Headed Toward Fall Supercycle - iPhone 14 Line Hits Apple Refurbished Store - Apple TV+ Sci-Fi Drama “Dark Matter” Still Soaring on Streaming Lists - Apple Vision Pro and visionOS Pick Up Prestigious UK Design Awards - Check Out the Latest Checklist by SecureMac - online at checklist.libsyn.com - Catch Ken on Mastodon - @[email protected] - Chat with us in Patreon for as little as $1 a month. Support the show at Patreon.com/macosken - Send me an email: [email protected] or call (716)780-4080!
5/28/202411 minutes, 17 seconds
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Wedbush Takes Apple Target to Stratosphere - MOSK: 05.24.2024

- Wedbush Ups Apple Target on Anticipated, AI-Driven iPhone Supercycle - Japanese Parliament Debates DMA-Style Changes for App Stores - “Tap to Pay on iPhone” Goes Live in Canada - Apple TV+ Acquires Second Season of “Drops of God” - Apple TV+ Sets Mid-August Premier for “Bad Monkey” - Apple TV+ Sets Late July Premier for TV Adaptation of “Time Bandits” - Sponsored by ExpressVPN: Sign up and get an extra three-months FREE at ExpressVPN.com/macosken - Check Out the Latest Checklist by SecureMac - online at checklist.libsyn.com - Catch Ken on Mastodon - @[email protected] - Chat with us in Patreon for as little as $1 a month. Support the show at Patreon.com/macosken - Send me an email: [email protected] or call (716)780-4080!
5/24/202414 minutes, 26 seconds
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Have You Heard Anything About Apple and A.I? MOSK: 05.23.2024

- Barron’s: Apple Could Be “Hidden Gem” for AI Investors - UBS: WWDC/AI Anticipation Driving Latest Surge for Apple Shares - Apple Officially Appeals €1.8B Music Streaming Fine in EU - DRC Attorneys: Apple Ignoring Concerns Around Conflict Minerals - Apple Hire’s BofA’s Cynthia Bowman as VP of Inclusion and Diversity - Apple Freshens Look of Online Education Store - Apple Updates Parisian Transit Info for Apple Maps - Apple Vision Pro Getting Parisian Parkour Immersive Video - Marvel’s Immersive “What If…?” Title for Apple Vision Pro Hits on 30 May - Apple Adds Support for Live Activities in Shazam - Apple Music Completes Top 100 Albums List - Sponsored by ExpressVPN: Sign up and get an extra three-months FREE at ExpressVPN.com/macosken - Check Out the Latest Checklist by SecureMac - online at checklist.libsyn.com - Catch Ken on Mastodon - @[email protected] - Chat with us in Patreon for as little as $1 a month. Support the show at Patreon.com/macosken - Send me an email: [email protected] or call (716)780-4080!
5/23/202416 minutes, 7 seconds
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Apple Legal Strikes Back - MOSK: 05.22.2024

- Apple Files Pre-Motion Letter to Dismiss DOJ Case - Report: Apple Challenges €1.8B Fine Over Music Streaming Behavior - In Case China Invades Taiwan, ASML and TSMC Can Kill Operations Remotely - Report: Vietnam Asks Foxconn to Cut Power Consumption by 30% - Ahead of Paris Summer Olympics, Apple Wallet Adds Navigo Support - Unannounced Beats Pill Speaker Show in FCC Database - OtterBox Outs “Cactus Leather” Accessories - Apple Releases tvOS 17.5.1 - Season Four of “Trying” Starts on Apple TV+ - Sponsored by ExpressVPN: Sign up and get an extra three-months FREE at ExpressVPN.com/macosken - Check Out the Latest Checklist by SecureMac - online at checklist.libsyn.com - Catch Ken on Mastodon - @[email protected] - Chat with us in Patreon for as little as $1 a month. Support the show at Patreon.com/macosken - Send me an email: [email protected] or call (716)780-4080!
5/22/202415 minutes, 58 seconds
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WWDC as Unit Mover - MOSK: 05.21.2024

- Melius Analyst: WWDC Announcements Likely to Lead to iPhone Upgrades - Report: Apple May Lock-Up TSMC’s 2nm Processor Supply - Apple Cuts Price on iPhone 15 Line in China in One-Week Sale - Apple Slightly Increases Trade-In Values on Older iPhones in US - Evercore: Apple Payments Business is Underappreciated - Microsoft Launches AI-Focused Copilot+ Windows PCs - Semafor: Apple News+ Solid Source of Revenue for Publishers - iOS 17.5.1 Fixes Bug That Resurfaced Old Photos - Sponsored by ExpressVPN: Sign up and get an extra three-months FREE at ExpressVPN.com/macosken - Check Out the Latest Checklist by SecureMac - online at checklist.libsyn.com - Catch Ken on Mastodon - @[email protected] - Chat with us in Patreon for as little as $1 a month. Support the show at Patreon.com/macosken - Send me an email: [email protected] or call (716)780-4080!
5/21/202416 minutes, 45 seconds
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Surprise and Delight and iPads and Pencils - MOSK: 05.20.2024

- iFixit: Battery Replacement in M4 iPad Pro is Remarkably Easy - Complaints of M4 iPad Pro Grainy Displays - iFixit: Apple Pencil Pro Offer “Slight” Improvement, Though Not Really Repairable - Apple Pencil Pro Offers Surprise and Delight in the Shadows - Apple Reportedly Upping Old iPhone Trade-In Offers for iPhone 15 Models - Japan Gets Tap to Pay for iPhone Activated - Apple Store Vandalized in Conflict Mineral Protest - Delta Changes Logo After Legal Threat from Adobe - Alchemy Labs CEO Sings Praises of Frictionless Apple Vision Pro - Apple TV+ Series “Dark Matter” Places High on Streaming Charts - Sponsored by ExpressVPN: Sign up and get an extra three-months FREE at ExpressVPN.com/macosken - Check Out the Latest Checklist by SecureMac - online at checklist.libsyn.com - Catch Ken on Mastodon - @[email protected] - Chat with us in Patreon for as little as $1 a month. Support the show at Patreon.com/macosken - Send me an email: [email protected] or call (716)780-4080!
5/20/202413 minutes, 44 seconds
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Anticipating Apple's A.I. Play - MOSK: 05.17.2024

- BofA and Wedbush Analysts Stoked Over Apple and AI - iOS 17.5 Bug Reportedly Brining iCloud Photos Back on Used Devices - Deleted Voicemails Reportedly Resurfacing for Some Post iOS 17.5 Update - Ternus: iPad Pro Reenforced for Heat Dissipation and Durability - Dopes on YouTube Keep Breaking iPads for Eyeballs - Apple TV+ Lights “The Big Cigar” - Sponsored by Pen Chalet: Try a Mac OS Ken Starter Box or Get 10% off with code MOK10 at PenChalet.com/macosken - Check Out the Latest Checklist by SecureMac - online at checklist.libsyn.com - Catch Ken on Mastodon - @[email protected] - Chat with us in Patreon for as little as $1 a month. Support the show at Patreon.com/macosken - Send me an email: [email protected] or call (716)780-4080!
5/17/202414 minutes, 21 seconds
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Holding Older iPads - MOSK: 05.16.2024

- CIRP Notes Lengthening iPad Replacement Cycle - Reported iOS 17.5 Bug Resurfaces iCloud Photos Deleted Years Ago - Study Shows Significant Workforce Costs Tied to Back to Office Mandates - Apple Marks Global Accessibility Awareness Day with Curated Content and Planned Features - Apple Watch Activity Challenge Set for World Meditation Day - Apple Makes Deal for Tenzing Norgay Biopic - Apple TV+ Sets July Premier for "Lady in the Lake" - A Vote for “Constellation” - Sponsored by Pen Chalet: Try a Mac OS Ken Starter Box or Get 10% off with code MOK10 at PenChalet.com/macosken - Check Out the Latest Checklist by SecureMac - online at checklist.libsyn.com - Catch Ken on Mastodon - @[email protected] - Chat with us in Patreon for as little as $1 a month. Support the show at Patreon.com/macosken - Send me an email: [email protected] or call (716)780-4080!
5/16/202417 minutes, 45 seconds
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It's New iPad Day 2024 - MOSK: 05.15.2024

- Day-One iPadOS Update for New iPads Said to Improve Document Scanning - New iPads Get Battery Health Info and Options - Counterpoint: Tough iPhone Compare Drives Q1 Smartphone Drop in US - Samsung Satisfaction Ties iPhone Satisfaction in 2024 ACSI Survey - Apple Must Highlights Apple Growth Into and Out of India - Bloomberg: Apple Vision Pro to Go International After WWDC - Apple Vision Pro Gets Regulatory Approval in China - Pew: 24% of Kids in US Say They Game on a VR Headset - Sponsored by Pen Chalet: Try a Mac OS Ken Starter Box or Get 10% off with code MOK10 at PenChalet.com/macosken - Check Out the Latest Checklist by SecureMac - online at checklist.libsyn.com - Catch Ken on Mastodon - @[email protected] - Chat with us in Patreon for as little as $1 a month. Support the show at Patreon.com/macosken - Send me an email: [email protected] or call (716)780-4080!
5/15/202416 minutes, 19 seconds
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So Many OS Updates - MOSK: 05.14.2024

- Apple Releases iOS and iPadOS 17.5 - iOS 17.5 Supports Cross-Platform Tracking Detection - Apple Releases macOS Sonoma 14.5 - Apple Releases watchOS 10.5 - Apple Releases tvOS 17.5 - Apple Releases HomePod Software 17.5 - Apple Updates Logic Pro for Mac and iPad - Correction: Short Hills Apple Store Votes Against Union, Not Short Pump - Apple TV+ Cancels “Constellation” - Apple Outs Trailer and Release Dates for “Fancy Dance” - Apple Music Counts Down the 100 “Best Albums” - Sponsored by Pen Chalet: Try a Mac OS Ken Starter Box or Get 10% off with code MOK10 at PenChalet.com/macosken - Check Out the Latest Checklist by SecureMac - online at checklist.libsyn.com - Catch Ken on Mastodon - @[email protected] - Chat with us in Patreon for as little as $1 a month. Support the show at Patreon.com/macosken - Send me an email: [email protected] or call (716)780-4080!
5/14/202414 minutes, 40 seconds
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Apple's "Crush" Ad Leaves Some Flat - MOSK: 05.13.2024

- Marketing Misfire? Apple Apologizes for iPad Pro Video “Crush” - Apple Dropping Logo Stickers from New iPads - NJ Apple Store Votes Against Union - Towson, MD Apple Store Union Authorizes Strike - Sonoma RC (Finally) Makes the Scene - Disney’s Marvel Announces One-Hour “What If…” for Apple Vision Pro - “Ted Lasso” Headed to Blu-ray and DVD - Sponsored by Pen Chalet: Try a Mac OS Ken Starter Box or Get 10% off with code MOK10 at PenChalet.com/macosken - Check Out the Latest Checklist by SecureMac - online at checklist.libsyn.com - Catch Ken on Mastodon - @[email protected] - Chat with us in Patreon for as little as $1 a month. Support the show at Patreon.com/macosken - Send me an email: [email protected] or call (716)780-4080!
5/13/202416 minutes, 45 seconds
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Apple Lets Loose with New iPads - MOSK: 05.08.2024

- Apple Announces New M4 iPad Pro - Apple Adds 13-Inch Option to Updated iPad Air - Apple Intros Apple Pencil Pro - Apple Announces Updates for iPad Versions of Logic Pro and Final Cut Pro - Apple Developers Get New OS RCs and Betas  - iOS 17.5 RC Confirms Return of Beats Pill Speaker - Apple TV+ Premiers Docuseries “Hollywood Con Queen” - Sci-Fi Drama “Dark Matter” Hits Apple TV+ - Check Out the Latest Checklist by SecureMac - online at checklist.libsyn.com - Catch Ken on Mastodon - @[email protected] - Chat with us in Patreon for as little as $1 a month. Support the show at Patreon.com/macosken - Send me an email: [email protected] or call (716)780-4080!
5/8/202414 minutes, 45 seconds
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Stand By to "Let Loose!" - MOSK: 05.07.2024

- Apple Teases iPad Event with Erasable Logo on Homepage - Code on Apple Site in Japan Hints at “Apple Pencil Pro” - Rumors Has Apple Letting Loose for About 35 Minutes - NLRB: Apple Violated Labor Law Against WTC Unionization Efforts - Citi: Buy Apple Ahead of WWDC - Report: Apple Turns on Cycling Routes for the Netherlands - Apple Announced Pride Watch Band, Watch Face, and Wallpapers - A Mailbag Correction: Google’s $20B is Still Big, But… - Check Out the Latest Checklist by SecureMac - online at checklist.libsyn.com - Catch Ken on Mastodon - @[email protected] - Chat with us in Patreon for as little as $1 a month. Support the show at Patreon.com/macosken - Send me an email: [email protected] or call (716)780-4080!
5/7/202414 minutes, 7 seconds
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Analysts react to Apple's Q2FY24 Earnings - MOSK: 05.06.2024

- Analysts React to Apple’s Q2FY24 Earnings - Google Paid Apple $20B for Default Search Spot in Safari in 2022 - Cook Calls DOJ Case Against Apple “Misguided” - Apple Says It Will Not Fight iPad’s “Gatekeeper” Appellation in EU - Apple Tweaks Core Technology Fee Threshold for Small Developers - F1 Driver Daniel Ricciardo Seen with Unreleased Beats Pill Speaker - Apple Celebrates Star Wars Day with “Find My Friends” Promo Video - Apple TV+ Movie "Argylle" Still Strong on Streaming Charts - Check Out the Latest Checklist by SecureMac - online at checklist.libsyn.com - Catch Ken on Mastodon - @[email protected] - Chat with us in Patreon for as little as $1 a month. Support the show at Patreon.com/macosken - Send me an email: [email protected] or call (716)780-4080!
5/6/202414 minutes, 15 seconds
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Recapping Apple's Q2FY24 Earnings - MOSKD

- Recapping Apple's Q2FY24 Earnings - Sponsored by ExpressVPN: Sign up and get an extra three-months FREE at ExpressVPN.com/macosken - Check Out the Latest Checklist by SecureMac - online at checklist.libsyn.com - Catch Ken on Mastodon - @[email protected] - Chat with us in Patreon for as little as $1 a month. Support the show at Patreon.com/macosken - Send me an email: [email protected] or call (716)780-4080!
5/3/202420 minutes, 11 seconds
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Notes Ahead of Q2 AAPL Earnings - MOSK: 05.02.2024

- Evercore: AAPL Negativity Sets a Low Bar - Evercore: Apple Will Reap Rewards from A.I. - 9to5Mac: Tough Compare to Show $5B Y/Y Miss on Earnings - Apple Earnings Call Set for 2PM PDT/5PM EDT Today - Cryptic Tease from (PRODUCT)RED Could Mean New/Old Color for iPhone - Pennsylvania Set to Make Secret Bluetooth Tracker Tracking Illegal - LG TV Adds Dolby Atmos Support for Apple Music - Prices Drop for MLS Season Pass on Apple TV - Sponsored by ExpressVPN: Sign up and get an extra three-months FREE at ExpressVPN.com/macosken - Check Out the Latest Checklist by SecureMac - online at checklist.libsyn.com - Catch Ken on Mastodon - @[email protected] - Chat with us in Patreon for as little as $1 a month. Support the show at Patreon.com/macosken - Send me an email: [email protected] or call (716)780-4080!
5/2/202414 minutes, 25 seconds
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Waiting for Apple Earnings and A.I. - MOSK: 05.01.2024

- JP Morgan Notes “Improved” Sentiment Around AAPL - FT Dives Deep Into Apple’s Groundwork in AI - Apple Announces Beats Solo 4 Hitting This Week - Apple Announces Beats Solo Buds for June Release - Apple Promotes “Let Loose!” as “Different Kind of Event” - Apple Devs and Testers Get New Round of OS Betas - Apple Acknowledges Quiet Alarm Issue - Damon and (Other) Affleck Team for Apple TV+ Movie - Season Three of “Acapulco” Starts Today on Apple TV+ - Sponsored by ExpressVPN: Sign up and get an extra three-months FREE at ExpressVPN.com/macosken - Check Out the Latest Checklist by SecureMac - online at checklist.libsyn.com - Catch Ken on Mastodon - @[email protected] - Chat with us in Patreon for as little as $1 a month. Support the show at Patreon.com/macosken - Send me an email: [email protected] or call (716)780-4080!
5/1/202417 minutes, 58 seconds
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EC Says iPad's a Gatekeeper, Too - MOSK: 04.30.2024

- EC Labels iPadOS with "Gatekeeper" Status - CEO of Epic Pledges Epic Games Store for iPads in Wake of EC Ruling - Cowen Analyst If-This-Then-Thats to a Positive Note - Bernstein Ups Apple From “Neutral” to “Overweight”  - HomePod Family Heads to Turkey - Earliest Physical Apple Cards Getting Replaced Soon - Apple TV+ Titles “Silo” and “Slow Horses” Each Nab Two BAFTA Craft Awards - Sponsored by ExpressVPN: Sign up and get an extra three-months FREE at ExpressVPN.com/macosken - Check Out the Latest Checklist by SecureMac - online at checklist.libsyn.com - Catch Ken on Mastodon - @[email protected] - Chat with us in Patreon for as little as $1 a month. Support the show at Patreon.com/macosken - Send me an email: [email protected] or call (716)780-4080!
4/30/202415 minutes, 36 seconds
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Another Ugly Read on iPhone in China - MOSK: 04.29.2024

- Canalys Brings More Q1 Weakness for iPhone in China - Folks Forced Out of Apple IDs Friday Night - Bloomberg Says Apple and OpenAI Still Courting - Apple Removes Nude-Generating AI Apps (Eventually) - HomePod and HomePod mini Hitting Malaysia and Thailand - Apple Quizzes Vision Pro Owners About Usage - “Argylle” Scores Again Among Streamers - “Ted Lasso” Reportedly Headed to Blu-Ray - Sponsored by ExpressVPN: Sign up and get an extra three-months FREE at ExpressVPN.com/macosken - Check Out the Latest Checklist by SecureMac - online at checklist.libsyn.com - Catch Ken on Mastodon - @[email protected] - Chat with us in Patreon for as little as $1 a month. Support the show at Patreon.com/macosken - Send me an email: [email protected] or call (716)780-4080!
4/29/202415 minutes, 34 seconds
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Cramer: 400k Vision Pro Sales "Doing Great" - MOSK: 04.26.2024

- CIRP: iPhone Drops to One-Third of US Smartphone Activations - IDC: As Huawei Sales Surged, iPhone Sales Dropped for Q1 in China - Lawyers for DRC Say Apple Using “Conflict Minerals” In Its Products - Apple Rejects Latest Spotify App Update in EU - CNBC’s Jim Cramer: 400k Apple Vision Pros in 2024 Would Be “Doing Great” - iPhone Upgrade Program Customers Hit with Scary, Erroneous Email from Apple - Sponsored by Pen Chalet: Try a Mac OS Ken Starter Box or Get 10% off with code MOK10 at PenChalet.com/macosken - Check Out the Latest Checklist by SecureMac - online at checklist.libsyn.com - Catch Ken on Mastodon - @[email protected] - Chat with us in Patreon for as little as $1 a month. Support the show at Patreon.com/macosken - Send me an email: [email protected] or call (716)780-4080!
4/26/202417 minutes, 1 second
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Apple's Epic Fortnite Fight Continues - MOSK: 04.25.2024

- Evidentiary Hearing Scheduled on Apple Compliance with Epic Ruling - Spotify Submits New App Update to Apple in EU Amid Continued DMA Compliance Fight - Apple Launches OpenELM: Open Source Edge AI - Public Testers Get Third Betas of iOS 17.5, iPadOS 17.5, and macOS 14.5 - Apple Watch Series 9 Hits US Apple Refurbished Store - Meta Reality Labs Q1 Revenue Grows 30% Y-o-Y - UploadVR Takes Issue with Ming-Chi Kuo’s Latest Vision Pro Note - Apple Arcade Tweaks Two Titles for Apple Vision Pro - Frank Casanova, Head of AVP Marketing Retires After 36 Years at Apple - Sponsored by Pen Chalet: Try a Mac OS Ken Starter Box or Get 10% off with code MOK10 at PenChalet.com/macosken - Check Out the Latest Checklist by SecureMac - online at checklist.libsyn.com - Catch Ken on Mastodon - @[email protected] - Chat with us in Patreon for as little as $1 a month. Support the show at Patreon.com/macosken - Send me an email: [email protected] or call (716)780-4080!
4/25/202417 minutes, 34 seconds
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Apple to "Let Loose" with May Event - MOSK: 04.24.2024

- “Let Loose” with Apple Event on 7 May - Leaker Says FineWoven May Get One More Round - Counterpoint: As Huawei Sales Surged, iPhone Sale Dropped for Q1 in China - Ming-Chi Kuo: Apple Cuts AVP Orders Ahead of Global Launch - SCMP: Apple Adds More Suppliers in China - Apple Developers Get Third Set of OS Betas - Season Two of “The Big Door Prize” Starts Today on Apple TV+ - Sponsored by Pen Chalet: Try a Mac OS Ken Starter Box or Get 10% off with code MOK10 at PenChalet.com/macosken - Check Out the Latest Checklist by SecureMac - online at checklist.libsyn.com - Catch Ken on Mastodon - @[email protected] - Chat with us in Patreon for as little as $1 a month. Support the show at Patreon.com/macosken - Send me an email: [email protected] or call (716)780-4080!
4/24/202414 minutes, 55 seconds
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Warm, Cold, and Hot Takes on AAPL - MOSK: 04.23.2024

- Morgan Stanley Lowers Apple Target to $210, Maintains “Overweight” Rating - UBS Downgrades Apple and Other Big Tech to “Neutral” - Wells Fargo and BofA Still Bullish on Apple - Apple Acquires Paris-Based AI Startup Datakalab - European Central Bank Says Apple’s NFC DMA Compliance Doesn’t Go Far Enough - Report: YouTube “Screensaver” Taking Over Paused Apple TVs - Ray-Ban Meta Gains Apple Music Integration - Meta Licensing Quest OS to Other Device Makers - Sponsored by Pen Chalet: Try a Mac OS Ken Starter Box or Get 10% off with code MOK10 at PenChalet.com/macosken - Check Out the Latest Checklist by SecureMac - online at checklist.libsyn.com - Catch Ken on Mastodon - @[email protected] - Chat with us in Patreon for as little as $1 a month. Support the show at Patreon.com/macosken - Send me an email: [email protected] or call (716)780-4080!
4/23/202418 minutes, 6 seconds
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Hurry Up and Wait on A.I. and Tap-to-Pay - MOSK: 04.22.2024

- Bernstein Analyst: Apple Will Hold Big AI Announcements Until Fall - Reuters: EC Will OK iPhone NFC Access for Third-Parties Next Month, Maybe - Sitting US Senator Calls for End to Apple Monopoly Because “Blue Bubbles” - Two Tales of Apple Vision Pro Use - Earth Day Apple Watch Activity Challenge Set for Today - Apple Watch Ultra 2 Hits Some Apple Refurbished Stores - Rumor Has Apple Nixing FineWoven Accessories - NBA Star LeBron James Seen Carrying Unannounced Beats Pill Speaker - Xbox Owners Offered 3-Month Free Trial of Apple TV+ - Spy Comedy Argylle Premiers in Reelgood Top-Ten - Sponsored by Pen Chalet: Try a Mac OS Ken Starter Box or Get 10% off with code MOK10 at PenChalet.com/macosken - Check Out the Latest Checklist by SecureMac - online at checklist.libsyn.com - Catch Ken on Mastodon - @[email protected] - Chat with us in Patreon for as little as $1 a month. Support the show at Patreon.com/macosken - Send me an email: [email protected] or call (716)780-4080!
4/22/202418 minutes, 7 seconds
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Apple and Earth Daze 2024 - MOSK: 04.19.2024

- TSMC to Raise Prices for Chips Made Outside of Taiwan - Apple Pulls Messaging Apps from App Store in China on Government Orders - Apple CEO Sees Singapore - AirPlay Goes Live for Select IGH Hotels & Resorts - Report: Apple Retail Moving a Montreal Store - Apple Issues New Environmental Progress Report - Second Season of “Jane” Hits Apple TV+ - Earth Day Apple Watch Activity Challenge Set for Monday - Check Out the Latest Checklist by SecureMac - online at checklist.libsyn.com - Catch Ken on Mastodon - @[email protected] - Chat with us in Patreon for as little as $1 a month. Support the show at Patreon.com/macosken - Send me an email: [email protected] or call (716)780-4080!
4/19/202413 minutes, 13 seconds
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"For a Few Mankind More" - MOSK: 04.18.2024

- Needham Analyst Upbeat on “Anemic” Apple - Maxim Analyst Forte Initiates Apple Coverage with “Hold” Rating and $178 Target - After Years in Shadow, Apple Approves Alt Store for EU - Riley Testut's Console Emulator Hits App Store, Alt Store - Apple Public Testers Get New iOS, iPadOS, and macOS Betas - Cook Says Apple “Will Look at” Manufacturing in Indonesia - Apple TV+ Announces Season Three Trailer for “Acapulco” - Apple TV+ Renews “For All Mankind,” Announces a Soviet-Focused Spinoff - Check Out the Latest Checklist by SecureMac - online at checklist.libsyn.com - Catch Ken on Mastodon - @[email protected] - Chat with us in Patreon for as little as $1 a month. Support the show at Patreon.com/macosken - Send me an email: [email protected] or call (716)780-4080!
4/18/202412 minutes, 43 seconds
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Evercore Doubts DOJ Case Against Apple - MOSK: 04.17.2024

- Evercore Does Not See DOJ Winning Case Against Apple - Developers Get Second Round of Upcoming OS Betas - iOS 17.5 Beta Opens App Downloads for Developer Sites in the EU - iOS 17.5 Beta Fixes Jerusalem/Palestinian Flag Emoji Issue - Apple Approves First NES Emulator for App Store - Developer Pulls First NES Emulator from App Store - Apple Developer Academy in Bali is Company’s Fourth in Indonesia - Report: Apple Vision Pro Demos to Include Your Spatial Videos - Apple TV+ Announces New Mick Herron Series with Emma Thompson and Ruth Wilson - Shooting Wrapped on “Silo” Season Two (with Two More on the Way?) - Check Out the Latest Checklist by SecureMac - online at checklist.libsyn.com - Catch Ken on Mastodon - @[email protected] - Chat with us in Patreon for as little as $1 a month. Support the show at Patreon.com/macosken - Send me an email: [email protected] or call (716)780-4080!
4/17/202415 minutes, 41 seconds
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IDC and iPhones and Chickens and Eggs - MOSK: 04.16.2024

- CNN: Sluggish China Sales and Lack of AI Hurting iPhone - JP Morgan Says Apple’s Raised June-Q iPhone Orders by 5% - Japan Looks to Raise Monopoly Fines and Open iPhone to Third-Party App Stores - Apple CEO Visits Vietnam - Apple Pulls One Game Boy Emulator for Copying Another - Apple Sports Updated for NBA and NHL Playoffs - Check Out the Latest Checklist by SecureMac - online at checklist.libsyn.com - Catch Ken on Mastodon - @[email protected] - Chat with us in Patreon for as little as $1 a month. Support the show at Patreon.com/macosken - Send me an email: [email protected] or call (716)780-4080!
4/16/202411 minutes, 53 seconds
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100% Fight Over 30% Commissions - MOSK: 04.15.2024

- IDC Puts Samsung Back in First in Q1 Smartphone Shipments - Punch/Counterpunch: Apple Answers Epic Games Compliance Complaints - Judge Says Case Against Apple Over 30% App Store Commissions Can Proceed - Despite Federal Lawsuits, Cook and Bezos Attend White House State Dinner - Suspect Seeming Game Boy Emulator Hits Apple’s App Store - “Sugar” and “Palm Royale” Strong with Viewers on Reelgood and JustWatch  - Check Out the Latest Checklist by SecureMac - online at checklist.libsyn.com - Catch Ken on Mastodon - @[email protected] - Chat with us in Patreon for as little as $1 a month. Support the show at Patreon.com/macosken - Send me an email: [email protected] or call (716)780-4080!
4/15/202411 minutes, 14 seconds
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Bearish to Bullish Notes on Apple - MOSK: 04.12.2024

- Barclays Keeps “Sell” Rating and $158 AAPL Target - JPMorgan Cuts Apple Target to $210 - BofA Says Wall Street Keeps Missing Apple Strength in Gross Margins - Apple to Let Repairers Use Used, Paired Parts - Apple TV+ Announces Second Season of “Monarch,” Plus Planned Spin-Offs - Spy Comedy “Argylle” Streaming Now on Apple TV+ - Historical Drama Series "Franklin" Starts on Apple TV+ - Sponsored by Manscaped: Get 20% off and free shipping with the code MACOSKEN at manscaped.com - Check Out the Latest Checklist by SecureMac - online at checklist.libsyn.com - Catch Ken on Mastodon - @[email protected] - Chat with us in Patreon for as little as $1 a month. Support the show at Patreon.com/macosken - Send me an email: [email protected] or call (716)780-4080!
4/12/202417 minutes, 42 seconds
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Indian iPhone Production Grows - MOSK: 04.11.2024

- Report: India Now Produces 14% of World’s iPhones - Conflict of Interest Forces Out Judge in Apple/DOJ Case - NJ Apple Store Petitions to Unionize - Report: Smaller Browsers Benefit from DMA Choice Screens - A Politically Fraught Flub for Some iOS 17.4.1 Emoji Keyboards - Latest Betas Add New Word Game for Apple News+ Subscribers - Apple TV+ Teases "Land of Women" - Apple TV+ Announces “Yo Gabba Gabbaland!” - Sponsored by Manscaped: Get 20% off and free shipping with the code MACOSKEN at manscaped.com - Check Out the Latest Checklist by SecureMac - online at checklist.libsyn.com - Catch Ken on Mastodon - @[email protected] - Chat with us in Patreon for as little as $1 a month. Support the show at Patreon.com/macosken - Send me an email: [email protected] or call (716)780-4080!
4/11/202416 minutes
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Toro, Toro Wall Street - MOSK: 04.10.2024

- A Bullish Note on Apple from Wedbush - A Listener Reacts to The Apple Robot “Horror Show” - BofA Tracks March-Quarter Revenue Growth for Apple’s App Store - Piper Sandler: iPhone and Apple Pay Crushing It Among Teens - Report: Tata Taking Controlling Interest in Indian Pegatron iPhone Plant - Apple Promotes Enterprise Use Cases for Apple Vision Pro - Apple Vision Pro Makes Meta Make Quest 3 Better - Apple Releases visionOS 1.1.2 and Updated visionOS 1.2 Beta - Report: Apple Opening Sizable Miami-Area Office - Ive and Altman’s AI Device Startup May Draw Funds from Emerson Collective - Sponsored by Manscaped: Get 20% off and free shipping with the code MACOSKEN at manscaped.com - Check Out the Latest Checklist by SecureMac - online at checklist.libsyn.com - Catch Ken on Mastodon - @[email protected] - Chat with us in Patreon for as little as $1 a month. Support the show at Patreon.com/macosken - Send me an email: [email protected] or call (716)780-4080!
4/10/202419 minutes, 45 seconds
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More Money for TSMC in AZ - MOSK: 04.09.2024

- IDC: Apple Sees Strongest Growth in PCs for Q1CY24 - US Pledges $6.6B Grant to TSMC for Third AZ Chip Fab - TechCrunch: Additional AZ Plant a Hedge Against China - Apple Appeals Apple Watch Pulse-Ox Ban - Report: EU Checking Apple for Anti-Anti-Steering Compliance - Trent Reznor Thinks Streaming is Broken for New Musicians - Taylor Swift Promos New Album with Curated Apple Music Playlists - Apple Originals Outs Trailer for “Fly Me to the Moon”  - Sponsored by Manscaped: Get 20% off and free shipping with the code MACOSKEN at manscaped.com - Check Out the Latest Checklist by SecureMac - online at checklist.libsyn.com - Catch Ken on Mastodon - @[email protected] - Chat with us in Patreon for as little as $1 a month. Support the show at Patreon.com/macosken - Send me an email: [email protected] or call (716)780-4080!
4/9/202417 minutes, 10 seconds
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Apple Lays Off Roughly 700 - MOSK: 04.08.2024

- Reports Have Apple Laying Off ~700 Workers - Two More Apparent iPads Turn Up on Indian Regulatory Site - Report: Samsung Back on Top in Smartphones - Ives and Munster and Apple’s Robot - App Store Changes for EU Music Streamers and Worldwide Game Emulators - Report: Apple Turns to Shutterstock to Train Its AI - JustWatch Tracks Greater Viewer Interest in Apple TV+ - Another “Prehistoric” Immersive is Headed to Apple TV+ - Sponsored by Manscaped: Get 20% off and free shipping with the code MACOSKEN at manscaped.com - Check Out the Latest Checklist by SecureMac - online at checklist.libsyn.com - Catch Ken on Mastodon - @[email protected] - Chat with us in Patreon for as little as $1 a month. Support the show at Patreon.com/macosken - Send me an email: [email protected] or call (716)780-4080!
4/8/202416 minutes, 36 seconds
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Apple Sets the Date for Q2FY24 Earnings - MOSK: 04.05.2024

- Apple Sets Q2FY24 Earnings for 2 May - Bloomberg: TSMC Resumes Chip Production Post Quake - New iPads Reportedly Turn Up on Certification Site in India - Bloomberg: Apple’s Working on Personal Robotics - Apple Releases Public Betas of iOS/iPadOS 17.5 and macOS 14.5 - iOS 17.5 May Expand “Found Moving With You” Messaging to Third-Party Trackers - Apple TV+ Adds Nearly 30 More Movie - Second Season of “Loot” Lands on Apple TV+ - Colin Farrell Drama “Sugar” Premiers on Apple TV+ - Feature Documentary “Girls State” Hits Apple TV+ - Check Out the Latest Checklist by SecureMac - online at checklist.libsyn.com - Catch Ken on Mastodon - @[email protected] - Chat with us in Patreon for as little as $1 a month. Support the show at Patreon.com/macosken - Send me an email: [email protected] or call (716)780-4080!
4/5/202413 minutes, 26 seconds
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A Decent Few Days to Miss - MOSK: 04.04.2024

- Loop Capital Cuts Apple Target on Perceived iPhone Weakness - TSMC to Resume Production Quickly After Taiwan’s 7.4 Magnitude Earthquake - Evercore: App Store Saw 13% Growth in March - Counterpoint: Services to Make Up One-Quarter of Apple Revenue in 2025 - Apple Savings Account Rate Drops to 4.4% APY - 1 April Apple Card Scheduled Payments Email Sent in Error - Developers Get Betas of Upcoming OS Updates  - iOS 17.5 Beta Supports App Downloads from Developer Sites in EU - Apple Updates Pages, Numbers, and Keynote - Apple Vision Pro Sees Improvements to Spatial Personas - Spatialify: $3 App Captures 4K Spatial Video  - Beats Announces “Alo Special Edition” Fit Pro Earbuds - iPhone 6 Plus Goes “Obsolete” - Check Out the Latest Checklist by SecureMac - online at checklist.libsyn.com - Catch Ken on Mastodon - @[email protected] - Chat with us in Patreon for as little as $1 a month. Support the show at Patreon.com/macosken - Send me an email: [email protected] or call (716)780-4080!
4/4/202416 minutes, 38 seconds
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A Crazy Case Against an Alleged Apple Leaker - MOSK: 03.29.2024

- Counterpoint: iPhone to Aid in Return to Growth for Smartphones - Apparent Google Gaff Indicates RCS on iPhone This Fall - Apple Sues Former Employee for Leaking - Apple Outs MLS 2023 Playoff Immersive Video for Vision Pro - Second Season of “Fraggle Rock: Back to the Rock” Up Now on Apple TV+ - Two Part Steve (Martin) Doc Hits Apple TV+ - Check Out the Latest Checklist by SecureMac - online at checklist.libsyn.com - Catch Ken on Mastodon - @[email protected] - Chat with us in Patreon for as little as $1 a month. Support the show at Patreon.com/macosken - Send me an email: [email protected] or call (716)780-4080!
3/29/202412 minutes, 46 seconds
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Smartphones All Fall Down in China - MOSK: 03.28.2024

- Report: China iPhone Shipments Took 33% Y-o-Y Dive in February - JP Morgan: China iPhone Numbers Fine for Now - Apple Counters DoJ Antitrust Complaints - Deepwater's Munster Sounds Excited About Apple and AI - Munster’s Deepwater Currently Owns No Apple Shares - Toronto Subway Now Supports Apple Pay Express Mode - Oregon Right to Repair Law Eliminates Parts Pairing - Check Out the Latest Checklist by SecureMac - online at checklist.libsyn.com - Catch Ken on Mastodon - @[email protected] - Chat with us in Patreon for as little as $1 a month. Support the show at Patreon.com/macosken - Send me an email: [email protected] or call (716)780-4080!
3/28/202413 minutes, 13 seconds
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Apple Announces WWDC Staycation '24 - MOSK: 03.27.2024

- Apple Kicks Off WWDC24 on 10 June - Apple Launches Developer YouTube Channel Ahead of WWDC - Hints of AI Talk at WWDC from Apple’s Joswiak - Melius Analyst Like the Idea of Apple Partnerships in AI - Wedbush Sees Strengthening Bromance Between Apple and China - TD Cowen: iPhone Demand Stabilizing in China - The Information: Tencent Will Put Apps on Vision Pro, Apple Wants More Services to China - Apple Augments iPhone Comparisons with "Why Upgrade" Tool - Apple Adds Carousel of Services to Homepage - Signs of Life for “Severance” - Check Out the Latest Checklist by SecureMac - online at checklist.libsyn.com - Catch Ken on Mastodon - @[email protected] - Chat with us in Patreon for as little as $1 a month. Support the show at Patreon.com/macosken - Send me an email: [email protected] or call (716)780-4080!
3/27/202414 minutes, 43 seconds
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More Legal Actions Against Apple - MOSK: 03.26.2024

- EC Launches DMA Compliance Probes Against Apple, Google, and Meta - Apple Faces New Class Action Suits in DoJ’s Wake - Apple Releases Bug and Security Fixing macOS Sonoma 14.4.1 - Apple Release Security Focused Ventura and Safari Updates - Some Users Say tvOS 17.4 Rendering Third-Party Remotes Useless - Report: Apple Readies System to Update iPhone Before Sale or Opening - Apple TV+ Announces Second Season for “The Last Thing He Told Me” - Check Out the Latest Checklist by SecureMac - online at checklist.libsyn.com - Catch Ken on Mastodon - @[email protected] - Chat with us in Patreon for as little as $1 a month. Support the show at Patreon.com/macosken - Send me an email: [email protected] or call (716)780-4080!
3/26/202410 minutes, 43 seconds
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BofA Shrugs Off DoJ's Apple Suit - MOSK: 03.25.2024

- BofA Stays Positive on Apple Post DoJ Filing - GoFetch: Researchers Find Hardware-Level Exploit in Apple Silicon - Tim Cook Says Apple Vision Pro Hitting China in 2024 - Doubleplusgood Comments as Apple CEO Continues China Visit - JustWatch and ReelGood Show History Doing Well on Apple TV+ - Instagram Promo Offers One-Month Free of MLS on Apple TV - Check Out the Latest Checklist by SecureMac - online at checklist.libsyn.com - Catch Ken on Mastodon - @[email protected] - Chat with us in Patreon for as little as $1 a month. Support the show at Patreon.com/macosken - Send me an email: [email protected] or call (716)780-4080!
3/25/202412 minutes, 2 seconds
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The DoJ Files Antitrust Suit Against Apple - MOSK: 03.22.2024

- DoJ Files Anticipated Antitrust Suit Against Apple - Coalition for App Fairness Cheers DoJ Move Against Apple - Apple Laces Up Its Gloves - Evercore Sees Apple Winning Case in the End - Ritholtz CEO: Not Selling Apple in Face of DoJ Case - Apple Releases iOS and iPadOS 17.4.1 - iPadOS Update Fixes QR Code Scanning Bug for Select Tablets - Apple Outs Bug Fixing visionOS 1.1.1 Update - Apple TV+ Nabs 13 BAFTA Television Nominations - Sponsored by Manscaped: Get 20% off and free shipping with the code MACOSKEN at manscaped.com - Check Out the Latest Checklists by SecureMac - online at checklist.libsyn.com - Catch Ken on Mastodon - @[email protected] - Chat with us in Patreon for as little as $1 a month. Support the show at Patreon.com/macosken - Send me an email: [email protected] or call (716)780-4080!
3/22/202415 minutes, 41 seconds
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Report: DoJ Suit Against Apple is Imminent - MOSK: 03.21.2024

- Bloomberg: DoJ Could File Apple Antitrust Suit as Soon as Today - Match, Meta, Microsoft, and X: Apple’s App Store Steering Compliance Unfair - Apple CEO Hits the Middle Kingdom - Apple Execs Talk “State of iPhone” in New Interview - CIRP: The Halo Effect Still Shines on the Mac - Job Postings Point to International Expansion for Apple Vision Pro - App Store Purchase History Page Gets Update - Sponsored by Manscaped: Get 20% off and free shipping with the code MACOSKEN at manscaped.com - Check Out the Latest Checklists by SecureMac - online at checklist.libsyn.com - Catch Ken on Mastodon - @[email protected] - Chat with us in Patreon for as little as $1 a month. Support the show at Patreon.com/macosken - Send me an email: [email protected] or call (716)780-4080!
3/21/202413 minutes, 28 seconds
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Safety "Has Nothing to Do with the DMA" - MOSK: 03.20.2024

- EU Antitrust Chief Threatens Apple on Security Warnings and Fees Post DMA - Report: macOS 14.4 Erasing Versions of Files in iCloud - PSA: Don’t Ride Your M3 MacBook Air Hard in Clamshell Mode - IDC: Apple Vision Pro Spurs Growth for Competing Hardware and Mixed Reality - Rumor Has Two iPad Air Sizes on the Way - Space Made in Refurbished Store for Apple Watch Series 9 and Ultra 2 - “Palm Royale” Starts Its Run on Apple TV+ - Sponsored by Manscaped: Get 20% off and free shipping with the code MACOSKEN at manscaped.com - Check Out the Latest Checklists by SecureMac - online at checklist.libsyn.com - Catch Ken on Mastodon - @[email protected] - Chat with us in Patreon for as little as $1 a month. Support the show at Patreon.com/macosken - Send me an email: [email protected] or call (716)780-4080!
3/20/202415 minutes, 15 seconds
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Apple and Google and an AI Rumor - MOSK: 03.19.2024

- Bloomberg: Apple May License Google's Gemini for Heavy AI Lifting - Google Shares Up 4% After Bloomberg’s Apple Story - MarketWatch Wonders Whether Regulators Would Allow an Apple/Google AI Mashup - Apple Answers EC and Developer Questions Over DMA Compliance - Apple Addresses EU Concerns Over Viral Apps and Core Technology Fees - Soo Hugh, Creator of “Pachinko,” Inks Overall Deal with Apple TV+ - Apple Outs New Trailer for Second Season of “Fraggle Rock: Back to the Rock” - Sponsored by Manscaped: Get 20% off and free shipping with the code MACOSKEN at manscaped.com - Check Out the Latest Checklists by SecureMac - online at checklist.libsyn.com - Catch Ken on Mastodon - @[email protected] - Chat with us in Patreon for as little as $1 a month. Support the show at Patreon.com/macosken - Send me an email: [email protected] or call (716)780-4080!
3/19/202415 minutes, 50 seconds
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How a US TikTok Ban Could Hurt Apple - MOSK: 03.18.2024

- Munster and Ives: US Action Against TikTok Could Lead to China Action Against Apple - Apple, Epic, and Google Set for Showdown in Australian Court - Apple to Face Class Action Suit Over AirTag Use by Stalkers - Apple Offers $490M Settlement in Case Over 2018 China Earnings Comments - M1 MacBook Air Finds New Home at Walmart - Best Buy Undercuts Walmart's $699 MacBook Air (Kind of) - Apple Site Adds Apple Vision Pro App Info - New Square One Apple Store Opens This Weekend  - Former Apple TV+ Exec Pete Distad Named to Head Disney/Fox/WBD Sports Streamer - Sponsored by Manscaped: Get 20% off and free shipping with the code MACOSKEN at manscaped.com - Check Out the Latest Checklists by SecureMac - online at checklist.libsyn.com - Catch Ken on Mastodon - @[email protected] - Chat with us in Patreon for as little as $1 a month. Support the show at Patreon.com/macosken - Send me an email: [email protected] or call (716)780-4080!
3/18/202418 minutes, 58 seconds
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Another AI Buy for Apple - MOSK: 03.15.2024

- Apple Buys Canada’s DarwinAI - Apple Vision Pro May See Trademark Trouble in China - M3 iMac Hits Apple Refurbished Store in Canada - macOS Sonoma 14.4 Reportedly Causing Printer Problems for Some - Hello Kitty to Visit Apple Union Square in San Francisco - MLS on Apple TV Free This Weekend - Apple Sports App Updated for March Madness and MLB - Apple TV+ Teases Historical Limited Series “The Big Cigar” - Documentary “The Bloody Hundredth” Streaming Now Apple TV+ - Historical Drama Series “Manhunt” Starts on Apple TV+ - Check Out the Latest Checklists by SecureMac - online at checklist.libsyn.com - Catch Ken on Mastodon - @[email protected] - Chat with us in Patreon for as little as $1 a month. Support the show at Patreon.com/macosken - Send me an email: [email protected] or call (716)780-4080!
3/15/202412 minutes, 7 seconds
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Brave Browser Boasts of Big Numbers - MOSKD: 03.14.2024

- Brave Browser Boasts of iOS Download Boost in EU - Report: Foxconn Making Entry-Level iPhone 15 in Brazil - Faster SSD Configuration Spotted in 256GB M3 MacBook Air - Report: macOS 14.4 Breaking USB Connectivity for Some Users - USCBP Filing Offers Details on Apple Watch Pulse Oximeter Ban - Owen Wilson Heads to Apple TV+ in Unnamed Golf Comedy - Apple TV+ Outs Trailer for “Franklin” Ahead of Mid-April Premier - Check Out the Latest Checklists by SecureMac - online at checklist.libsyn.com - Catch Ken on Mastodon - @[email protected] - Chat with us in Patreon for as little as $1 a month. Support the show at Patreon.com/macosken - Send me an email: [email protected] or call (716)780-4080!
3/14/202413 minutes, 19 seconds
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Slow and Steady Smartphone Dominance - MOSK: 03.13.2024

- BofA Analyst Still Jazzed by Slow and Steady iPhone Sales - Apple Allowing Web Distribution for Qualified Apps in EU This Spring - GarageBand for macOS Gets Security Update - Report: Three European Countries Get Biking Support in Apple Maps - Big Browsers Collaborate on Speedometer 3.0 - Apple Expanding Applied Research Operations in China - Apple Moving Ontario’s Square One Store to a Bigger Space - Report: Apple Have Visited Biden White House 87 Times Since 2021 - Northeast US Gets Most Exercise in Latest Apple Heart & Movement Study Data - Check Out the Latest Checklists by SecureMac - online at checklist.libsyn.com - Catch Ken on Mastodon - @[email protected] - Chat with us in Patreon for as little as $1 a month. Support the show at Patreon.com/macosken - Send me an email: [email protected] or call (716)780-4080!
3/13/202412 minutes, 40 seconds
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Apple Vision, M.D. - MOSK: 03.12.2024

- Evercore Sees Edge AI Driving Possible Apple Hardware Supercycle - MacRumors Sees Traces of iOS 17.4.1 - Apple Pitches Apple Vision Pro's Medical Applications - Scrub Nurse: Apple Vision Pro a “Gamechanger” in Surgery - Tim Cook Turns Up at Oscars and in Porsche Premier Video - Sealed 4GB Original iPhone Up for Auction - Check Out the Latest Checklists by SecureMac - online at checklist.libsyn.com - Catch Ken on Mastodon - @[email protected] - Chat with us in Patreon for as little as $1 a month. Support the show at Patreon.com/macosken - Send me an email: [email protected] or call (716)780-4080!
3/12/202411 minutes, 47 seconds
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Apple Reverses Its Epic Reversal - MOSK: 03.11.2024

- Apple Reinstates Epic’s Developer Account in EU - MEP Says Apple “Low-Hanging Fruit” for DMA Enforcement - Still with a “Buy,” Citi Lowers Apple Target to $220 - Apple Hires New Ad Man Away from NBCUniversal - Report: Apple Retail Headed to Miami Worldcenter  - Apple Retail Festoons Jing’an Shanghai Location - Check Out the Latest Checklists by SecureMac - online at checklist.libsyn.com - Catch Ken on Mastodon - @[email protected] - Chat with us in Patreon for as little as $1 a month. Support the show at Patreon.com/macosken - Send me an email: [email protected] or call (716)780-4080!
3/11/202410 minutes, 13 seconds
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DMAmageddon Fallout Continues - MOSK: 03.08.2024

- Report: EU Investigating Cancellation of Epic’s EU Apple Developer Account - EU Travelers Get 30-Day Operability Grace Period for Third-Party App Stores - Apple Working on User Data Portability Solution for DMA Compliance - Apple Releases the Rest of Its Anticipated OS Updates - Apple and MLB Announce MLB on Apple TV for 2024 Season - Second Season of “The Reluctant Traveler” Treks onto Apple TV+ - Check Out the Latest Checklists by SecureMac - online at checklist.libsyn.com - Catch Ken on Mastodon - @[email protected] - Chat with us in Patreon for as little as $1 a month. Support the show at Patreon.com/macosken - Send me an email: [email protected] or call (716)780-4080!
3/8/202412 minutes, 15 seconds
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Apple Nixes Epic's EU Developer Account - MOSK: 03.07.2024

- Apple Nixes Epic Games Developer Account in EU - EU Orgs Worry Over “Toothless” DMA Compliance - Third-Party App Stores Will Work for EU Travelers Outside of EU for Limited Time - Finding Clickable Links in Transcripts on Apple Podcasts - Apple Adjusts Maximum Trade-In Values on More Hardware - Shooting Underway on “Mythic Quest” Season Four - Apple TV+ Outs Trailer and Release Date for Companion Steve Martin Documentaries - Check Out the Latest Checklists by SecureMac - online at checklist.libsyn.com - Catch Ken on Mastodon - @[email protected] - Chat with us in Patreon for as little as $1 a month. Support the show at Patreon.com/macosken - Send me an email: [email protected] or call (716)780-4080!
3/7/202412 minutes, 42 seconds
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OS Updates and iPhone Sales - MOSK: 03.06.2024

- Apple Releases iOS and iPadOS 17.4 - iOS 17.4 Lets Budgeting Apps Access Apple Card Transaction Information - Apple Releases iOS and iPadOS 16.7.6 with Single Security Fix - Apple Releases iOS and iPadOS 17.4 - iOS 17.4 Opens EU to Third-Party App Stores - Counterpoint: Stiff Competition and Tough Compare Tank iPhone Sales in China - IDC: iPhone Grew Sales in Chine in Q4 FY2023 - TF International Sees a Bad Year for iPhone - Wedbush Sees Pent-Up Demand and Generative AI Leading to Good Year for iPhone - Apple TV+ Outs Trailer for “Sugar” - Check Out the Latest Checklists by SecureMac - online at checklist.libsyn.com - Catch Ken on Mastodon - @[email protected] - Chat with us in Patreon for as little as $1 a month. Support the show at Patreon.com/macosken - Send me an email: [email protected] or call (716)780-4080!
3/6/202414 minutes, 13 seconds
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The EU Fines Apple and M3 Hits MacBook Air - MOSK: 03.05.2024

- EC Fines Apple €1.8B Over App Store Anti-Steering Policies - Apple Sued Over iCloud and Alleged Antitrust Behavior - Apple Agrees to Settle British Columbian Throttlegate Suit - Apple Announces 13-Inch and 15-Inch M3 MacBook Air Models - Software Update to Let M3 MBP Models Drive Two External Displays - Apple Drops M1 MacBook Air from Lineup - Apple Adjusts Max Trade-In Value for a Number of Mac Models - Apple Outs Accessories in Springy Colors - Release Candidates Seeded for Next Round of Apple OS Updates - Check Out the Latest Checklists by SecureMac - online at checklist.libsyn.com - Catch Ken on Mastodon - @[email protected] - Chat with us in Patreon for as little as $1 a month. Support the show at Patreon.com/macosken - Send me an email: [email protected] or call (716)780-4080!
3/5/202414 minutes, 51 seconds
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Minor Moves on AAPL from Wall Street - MOSK: 03.04.2024

- Evercore Pulls Apple from “Tactical OP” List, Maintains Outperform Rating - Goldman Sachs Pulls Apple from “Conviction List,” Maintains “Buy” Rating, and Raising Target - Apple Warns of Privacy and Security Risks Tied to DMA Compliance - 34 Companies Petition EC to Correct Apple’s DMC Compliance - Apple Says PWAs Will Work Again in EU When iOS 17.4 Is Released - Apple Card Savings Account Balance Limit Raised to $1 Million - "Napoleon" Marches onto Apple TV+ - Over 50 Movies Start Limited Run on Apple TV+ - Check Out the Latest Checklists by SecureMac - online at checklist.libsyn.com - Catch Ken on Mastodon - @[email protected] - Chat with us in Patreon for as little as $1 a month. Support the show at Patreon.com/macosken - Send me an email: [email protected] or call (716)780-4080!
3/4/202413 minutes, 41 seconds
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iPhone in China: A Tale of Two Countries - MOSK: 03.01.2024

- Bloomberg: The Sky is Falling for iPhone in China - AppleInsider: China Sees the Usual Annual iPhone Discounts - MacPaw to Set Setapp as Third-Party iOS App Store in EU - M3 iMac Hits Apple Refurbished Store in U.S. - M3 Pro and M3 Max MBPs Hit to More Refurbished Stores in More Countries - Apple Adding M3 Macs to DiY Repair Program - Spotify Adds “Song Psychic”: A Musical Magic 8-Ball for Listeners - “Dick Turpin” Comedy Series Premiers on Apple TV+ - Check Out the Latest Checklists by SecureMac - online at checklist.libsyn.com - Catch Ken on Mastodon - @[email protected] - Chat with us in Patreon for as little as $1 a month. Support the show at Patreon.com/macosken - Send me an email: [email protected] or call (716)780-4080!
3/1/20249 minutes, 50 seconds
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Ming-Chi Kuo on Apple Vision Pro - MOSK: 02.29.2024

- Ming-Chi Kuo Opines on State of Apple Vision Pro - Cook Says Apple Will "Break New Ground" in Generative AI This Year - BofA Sees Big iPhone Upgrades Driven by Generative AI - Reaction from Chinese EV Execs on Apple Car’s Demise - Morgan Stanley Happy to See Apple Abandon the Car - Apple Pay Later Loan Info Added to Experian Credit Reports - Apple Music Adds Personalized “Heavy Rotation Mix” - Apple TV+ Announces Documentary “The Bloody Hundredth” - Apple TV+ Picks Up 10-Episode “Neuromancer” - Check Out the Latest Checklists by SecureMac - online at checklist.libsyn.com - Catch Ken on Mastodon - @[email protected] - Chat with us in Patreon for as little as $1 a month. Support the show at Patreon.com/macosken - Send me an email: [email protected] or call (716)780-4080!
2/29/202415 minutes, 21 seconds
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Apple Car: Crash of the Titan - MOSK: 02.28.2024

- End of the Road for Apple Car - Wedbush Likes Apple’s Shift from Cars to AI - Apple Developers Get a Plethora of OS Betas Ahead of Next Week’s Anticipated Releases - Zoom for iOS Ending Support for iOS 11 and iOS 12 - Report: Signs of Life for Unannounced Products Inside Apple - SCMP Notes Booming Business in China for Apple Vision Pro Rentals - Report: White House Press Deputy Takes Comms Job at Apple - Check Out the Latest Checklists by SecureMac - online at checklist.libsyn.com - Catch Ken on Mastodon - @[email protected] - Chat with us in Patreon for as little as $1 a month. Support the show at Patreon.com/macosken - Send me an email: [email protected] or call (716)780-4080!
2/28/202411 minutes, 32 seconds
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The EC Eyes Apple's Web App Play - MOSK: 02.27.2024

- Morgan Stanley: India iPhone Sales Could Pass China iPhone Sales by 2027 - EC Looking Into Apple Hobbling PWAs on iPhone in EU - HTC CEO Welcomes Apple’s Entry into AR/VR/MR Space - Five-Months Later, WSJ’s Joanna Stern Hates Apple’s FineWoven iPhone Case - Netflix Ending Legacy Billing Through Apple - Despite Lack of Renewal, Cush Jumbo Says “Criminal Record” Will Return to Apple TV+ - Check Out the Latest Checklists by SecureMac - online at checklist.libsyn.com - Catch Ken on Mastodon - @[email protected] - Chat with us in Patreon for as little as $1 a month. Support the show at Patreon.com/macosken - Send me an email: [email protected] or call (716)780-4080!
2/27/202410 minutes, 49 seconds
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Considering the Foldable iPhone - MOSK: 02.26.2024

- CNBC: Omdia Puts Apple Vision Pro BoM at ~$1,500 - TrendForce: Slower Growth Expected for Small Foldable Smartphone Segment - 14-Inch M3 MBP Turns Up in More Apple Refurbished Stores - THR: David S. Goyer “Stepping Back” from “Foundation” Showrunner Duties - Troy Kotsur Signs on for “Foundation” Season Three - Lily Gladstone Wins Lead Actress SAG Award for “Killers of the Flower Moon” - Check Out the Latest Checklists by SecureMac - online at checklist.libsyn.com - Catch Ken on Mastodon - @[email protected] - Chat with us in Patreon for as little as $1 a month. Support the show at Patreon.com/macosken - Send me an email: [email protected] or call (716)780-4080!
2/26/202410 minutes, 31 seconds
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iPhones, Fighting' Words, and Earthsounds - MOSK: 02.23.2024

- Counterpoint: iPhone Gains Share in Shrinking US Market - Apple and Spotify Swap Fightin’ Words - Apple Argues Against Australian CSAM and Terror-Material Detection Mandate - Reports on Reddit of Specific Issue with Front Glass on Apple Vision Pro - Apple “Search Ads” Expanding to Latin American Region - Scorsese Recognized at Berlin International Film Festival - Apple TV+ Premiers Nature Docuseries “Earthsounds” Today - Check Out the OpenCase Kickstarter NOW at kickstarter.com/projects/johnrokos/opencase-magsafe-perfected/ - Check Out the Latest Checklists by SecureMac - online at checklist.libsyn.com - Catch Ken on Mastodon - @[email protected] - Chat with us in Patreon for as little as $1 a month. Support the show at Patreon.com/macosken - Send me an email: [email protected] or call (716)780-4080!
2/23/202415 minutes, 42 seconds
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iPhone, DMA, and Sports! MOSK: 02.22.2024

- Counterpoint: iPhone Took World’s Top Seven Smartphone Spots in 2023 - FT: Microsoft and Meta Lean on EU to Lean on Apple Over DMA Compliance - Apple Says DMA Compliance All About User Safety and Following the Law - Apple Adding Post-Quantum Encryption to Our Pre-Quantum iMessages - Apple Launches Sports App for Stats, Scores, and More - 2024 Season of MLS on Apple TV is Underway - Check Out the OpenCase Kickstarter NOW at kickstarter.com/projects/johnrokos/opencase-magsafe-perfected/ - Check Out the Latest Checklists by SecureMac - online at checklist.libsyn.com - Catch Ken on Mastodon - @[email protected] - Chat with us in Patreon for as little as $1 a month. Support the show at Patreon.com/macosken - Send me an email: [email protected] or call (716)780-4080!
2/22/202412 minutes, 52 seconds
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"You Didn't Listen Enough This Month" - MOSK: 02.21.2024

- Canalys: iPhone Tops in Europe for 4Q23 - Apple Ups Expectations for Batteries in iPhone 15 Line - Developers Get New Round of OS Betas - iOS 17.4 Beta Makes Battery Info Easier to Access for iPhone 15 Line - iOS 17.4 Beta Brings New Upcoming Maneuver Display Option to CarPlay - Apple Maps Starts Eight-Month Improvement Project in UK  - Apple COO Visits Taiwan for Foxconn’s 50th Anniversary - Apple Reportedly Working with SongShift on Playlist Import Function - Apple Music Launches Monthly Replay Playlist - Today on Apple TV+: A Messi Docuseries and "Constellation" Premier - Check Out the OpenCase Kickstarter NOW at kickstarter.com/projects/johnrokos/opencase-magsafe-perfected/ - Check Out the Latest Checklists by SecureMac - online at checklist.libsyn.com - Catch Ken on Mastodon - @[email protected] - Chat with us in Patreon for as little as $1 a month. Support the show at Patreon.com/macosken - Send me an email: [email protected] or call (716)780-4080!
2/21/202412 minutes, 25 seconds
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Troubles for Apple in EU and India - MOSK: 02.20.2024

- Report: EU Will Fine Apple €500M Over Music and Anti-Steering Stance - Indian Minister Pushes Apple for Answers on State Sponsored Hacks - M3 Pro and M3 Max MBPs Turn Up in Apple Refurbished Store - MLS and Beats Enter Promotional Partnership - Jennifer Lopez Giving Live Apple Music Concert Wednesday 21 February - Apple TV+ Says Week One of “Masters of the Air” Broke Records - Deadline: Season Three of “Foundation” Back in Production in March - Check Out the OpenCase Kickstarter NOW at kickstarter.com/projects/johnrokos/opencase-magsafe-perfected/ - Check Out the Latest Checklists by SecureMac - online at checklist.libsyn.com - Catch Ken on Mastodon - @[email protected] - Chat with us in Patreon for as little as $1 a month. Support the show at Patreon.com/macosken - Send me an email: [email protected] or call (716)780-4080!
2/20/202413 minutes, 2 seconds
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Bleeping YouTubers and Apple Vision Pro - MOSK: 02.19.2024

- AppleInsider: An Inside Look at Apple Vision Pro Returns - Apple Says It Broke PWAs in iOS 17.4 for Safety (Sort of) - Epic Games Officially Plans Store for iOS in EU - Meta Upping Price on Boosts Through iOS Apps to Account for Apple’s 30% - Apple Addresses Boost Price Increases Through iOS Apps - Peloton Ditches Plans to Ditch GymKit - Apple Vision Pro Gets Native TikTok App - “Napoleon” Takes Apple TV+ on 1 March - Check Out the OpenCase Kickstarter NOW at kickstarter.com/projects/johnrokos/opencase-magsafe-perfected/ - Check Out the Latest Checklists by SecureMac - online at checklist.libsyn.com - Catch Ken on Mastodon - @[email protected] - Chat with us in Patreon for as little as $1 a month. Support the show at Patreon.com/macosken - Send me an email: [email protected] or call (716)780-4080!
2/19/202412 minutes, 31 seconds
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Returning Apple Vision Pro? MOSK: 02.15.2024

- Berkshire Hathaway Trims Apple Investment - Apple Researchers Detail App That Turns 2D Stills Into Animated Video - Apple Seeds Latest OS Betas to Public Testing Program - Apple Yanks HomePod SharePlay from Recent iOS and tvOS Betas  - Earliest Apple Vision Pro Order Return Window Closes Friday 16 February - Apple TV+ Teases Math-Conspiracy Thriller Series “Prime Target” - MLB TV App for Apple TV to Support Viewing Four Games at Once - Check Out the OpenCase Kickstarter NOW at kickstarter.com/projects/johnrokos/opencase-magsafe-perfected/ - Check Out the Latest Checklists by SecureMac - online at checklist.libsyn.com - Catch Ken on Mastodon - @[email protected] - Chat with us in Patreon for as little as $1 a month. Support the show at Patreon.com/macosken - Send me an email: [email protected] or call (716)780-4080!
2/15/202412 minutes, 46 seconds
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Analysts Bullish on Apple + A.I. - MOSK: 02.14.2024

- Evercore Sees AI on iPhone Driving Device Upgrades - Wedbush: AI Revolution Now Coming to Cupertino - EU Says iMessage Falls Outside of DMA Regulation - Apple Developers Get New Round of OS Betas - 9to5Mac: tvOS Code Points to New HomePod - Longest-Serving Apple Designer Set to Retire - Developers Get Second Beta of visionOS 1.1 - Apple Says Over 1,000 Apps Built for Apple Vision Pro - Peloton Dropping Apple GymKit for Its Own “One-Tap” Tracking - Apple Watch Heart Challenge Set for Today - “The New Look” Starts Its Run on Apple TV+ - Apple TV+ Orders Third Season of “Invasion” - Check Out the OpenCase Kickstarter NOW at kickstarter.com/projects/johnrokos/opencase-magsafe-perfected/ - Check Out the Latest Checklists by SecureMac - online at checklist.libsyn.com - Catch Ken on Mastodon - @[email protected] - Chat with us in Patreon for as little as $1 a month. Support the show at Patreon.com/macosken - Send me an email: [email protected] or call (716)780-4080!
2/14/202414 minutes, 9 seconds
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Apple Vision Pro and the App Landscape - MOSK: 02.13.2024

- App Store Business in the Early Days of Apple Vision Pro - visionOS 1.0.3 Lets Users Reset Device in Case of Forgotten Passcode - Apple Buys Domain “iWork.ai” - Jon Stewart Confirms He Was Let Go by Apple TV+ - Where to Give Usher’s Apple Music Halftime Show Another Look - Check Out the OpenCase Kickstarter NOW at kickstarter.com/projects/johnrokos/opencase-magsafe-perfected/ - Check Out the Latest Checklists by SecureMac - online at checklist.libsyn.com - Catch Ken on Mastodon - @[email protected] - Chat with us in Patreon for as little as $1 a month. Support the show at Patreon.com/macosken - Send me an email: [email protected] or call (716)780-4080!
2/13/202410 minutes, 42 seconds
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Foundation and Budgeting - MOSK: 02.12.2024

- NYT Outlines Tamil Nadu’s Strengths in High Tech Manufacturing - Apple Cites User Privacy and Security in Opposing Oregon Right-to-Repair Bill - iOS 17.4 Beta Lets Users Generate Card Number for Apple Cash - AirTag Alerts CT Woman to Electronic Stalker - Report: Budget Concerns Delay “Foundation” Season Three Production - Apple Wins Two DGA Awards - Check Out the OpenCase Kickstarter NOW at kickstarter.com/projects/johnrokos/opencase-magsafe-perfected/ - Check Out the Latest Checklists by SecureMac - online at checklist.libsyn.com - Catch Ken on Mastodon - @[email protected] - Chat with us in Patreon for as little as $1 a month. Support the show at Patreon.com/macosken - Send me an email: [email protected] or call (716)780-4080!
2/12/202413 minutes, 38 seconds
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iPhone, A.I, and Desperately Seeking Usher - MOSK: 02.09.2024

- Counterpoint Research: iPhone Led Smartphones to US Q4FY23 Recovery - Counterpoint Research: iPhone Took in Half of 2023 Smartphone Revenue - Apple Joins Commerce Department Group Guiding AI Safety Standards  - Statista: Apple Bought "Up to" 32 AI Startups in 2023 - Apple Issues Bug Fixing iOS, iPadOS, macOS and watchOS Updates - Report: Latest iOS 17.4 Beta Hobbles Progressive Web Apps in the EU - Imitation LastPass App Makes it Into App Store - Apple Maps Gets Bike Directions in Sweden and Switzerland - 14-Inch M3 MacBook Pro Lands in Apple’s Refurbished Store - Apple Music Promotes Halftime Show with “Where’s Usher?” Campaign - Check Out the OpenCase Kickstarter NOW at kickstarter.com/projects/johnrokos/opencase-magsafe-perfected/ - Check Out the Latest Checklists by SecureMac - online at checklist.libsyn.com - Catch Ken on Mastodon - @[email protected] - Chat with us in Patreon for as little as $1 a month. Support the show at Patreon.com/macosken - Send me an email: [email protected] or call (716)780-4080!
2/9/202415 minutes, 2 seconds
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The "M" Stands for "MLLM" - MOSK: 02.08.2024

- Apple Shows Off MLLM-Powered Image Editor MGIE - New Betas for Apple’s Public Testers - Siri Can Read Back Messages in Multiple Languages in iOS 17.4 - iMessage Contact Key Verification Headed to Apple Vision Pro - iFixit: Apple Vision Pro Pixels Are the Size of a Red Blood Cell - iFixit Gives Vision Pro 4-Out-of-10 Repairability Score - Disney Invests $1.5B in “Persistent Universe” with Epic Games - Check Out the OpenCase Kickstarter NOW at kickstarter.com/projects/johnrokos/opencase-magsafe-perfected/ - Check Out the Latest Checklists by SecureMac - online at checklist.libsyn.com - Catch Ken on Mastodon - @[email protected] - Chat with us in Patreon for as little as $1 a month. Support the show at Patreon.com/macosken - Send me an email: [email protected] or call (716)780-4080!
2/8/202412 minutes, 47 seconds
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Apple Vision Pro Excites Another Analyst - MOSK: 02.07.2024

- Morgan Stanley Analyst Digs Apple Vision Pro Potential - Apple Adding Device Management Support for Vision Pro - San Diego Outfit Investigates Medical Use Cases for Apple Vision Pro - Webex for Apple Vision Pro Live in the App Store - US Transportation Secretary Warns Against Being Dumb Behind the Wheel - Apple Developers Get a New Round of OS Betas - visionOS 1.1 Developer Beta Seems to Bring a Device Reset Option - visionOS 1.1 Developer Beta Refines Personas - Apple Watch Marks Heart Month with Valentine’s Day Activity Challenge - Apple TV+ and Idris Elba in for Second Season of “Hijack” - Apple TV+ Picks Up Gladstone Starrer “Fancy Dance” - Apple is Fortune’s Most Admired Company for 17th Consecutive Year - Check Out the OpenCase Kickstarter NOW at kickstarter.com/projects/johnrokos/opencase-magsafe-perfected/ - Check Out the Latest Checklists by SecureMac - online at checklist.libsyn.com - Catch Ken on Mastodon - @[email protected] - Chat with us in Patreon for as little as $1 a month. Support the show at Patreon.com/macosken - Send me an email: [email protected] or call (716)780-4080!
2/7/202414 minutes, 16 seconds
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News and Views of Apple Vision Pro - MOSK: 02.06.2024

- BofA Adds Apple Vision Pro to Apple Financial Expectations  - Users Can Access Intel Macs Through Apple Vision Pro - Apple Vision Pro App on the Roadmap for YouTube - PSA: Do NOT Forget Your Apple Vision Pro Passcode - Epic Accuses Apple of “Non-Compliance” with Ruling in Lates Legal Move - MacRumors Website Analytics Logs Spot iOS 17.3.1 - Views from People Who've Tried and/or Bought Apple Vision Pro  - Check Out the OpenCase Kickstarter NOW at kickstarter.com/projects/johnrokos/opencase-magsafe-perfected/ - Check Out the Latest Checklists by SecureMac - online at checklist.libsyn.com - Catch Ken on Mastodon - @[email protected] - Chat with us in Patreon for as little as $1 a month. Support the show at Patreon.com/macosken - Send me an email: [email protected] or call (716)780-4080!
2/6/202416 minutes
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Reaction to AAPL Earnings and Vision Pro News - MOSK: 02.05.2024

- Little Movement from AAPL Analysts Post Earnings - Apple Extends Qualcomm Modem Deal Into 2027 - iFixit Takes Apart an Apple Vision Pro - Guy Buys an Apple Vision Pro to Break It on YouTube - Meta Quest Headsets Can Play iPhone 15 Spatial Video - WSJ: Meta Execs See Apple Vision Pro Lifting Meta’s Boats - Meta Reality Labs Sees Record December-Q Revenue - Check Out the OpenCase Kickstarter NOW at kickstarter.com/projects/johnrokos/opencase-magsafe-perfected/ - Check Out the Latest Checklists by SecureMac - online at checklist.libsyn.com - Catch Ken on Mastodon - @[email protected] - Chat with us in Patreon for as little as $1 a month. Support the show at Patreon.com/macosken - Send me an email: [email protected] or call (716)780-4080!
2/5/202416 minutes, 35 seconds
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Recapping Apple's Q1FY24 Earnings call- MOSK: 02.02.2024

- A look at numbers, comments, questions, and answer from Apple's first quarter fiscal year 2024 earnings and call - Check Out the OpenCase Kickstarter NOW at kickstarter.com/projects/johnrokos/opencase-magsafe-perfected/ - Check Out the Latest Checklists by SecureMac - online at checklist.libsyn.com - Catch Ken on Mastodon - @[email protected] - Chat with us in Patreon for as little as $1 a month. Support the show at Patreon.com/macosken - Send me an email: [email protected] or call (716)780-4080!  
2/2/202417 minutes, 52 seconds
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AAPL Earnings, Vision Pro, and a Kickstarter - MOSK: 02.01.2024

- Apple Reports Q1FY24 Earnings Today - Unity Adds visionOS Support for All Paid Developers - Microsoft 365 Ready and Waiting for Apple Vision Pro - Apple Issues visionOS 1.0.2 with WebKit Security Fix - Netflix Kind of Explains Lack of App for Apple Vision Pro - Scrambling for a Vision Pro Demo - Check Out the OpenCase Kickstarter NOW at kickstarter.com/projects/johnrokos/opencase-magsafe-perfected/ - Check Out the Latest Checklists by SecureMac - online at checklist.libsyn.com - Catch Ken on Mastodon - @[email protected] - Chat with us in Patreon for as little as $1 a month. Support the show at Patreon.com/macosken - Send me an email: [email protected] or call (716)780-4080!
2/1/202424 minutes, 5 seconds
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Point/Counterpoint on iPhone in 2024 - MOSK: 01.31.2024

- Ming-Chi Kuo Sees Trouble for iPhone in 2024 - Cult of Mac: Ming-Chi Kuo Note May Be Overly Pessimistic - Wedbush Stays Bullish on AAPL Despite the Bears - Apple Releases First Public Beta of iOS 17.4 - Apple Music Makes “Replay 2024” Playlists Available - “The Morning Show” Kicks Off This Year’s PaleyFest LA - Apple Contributes to Native American/ Indigenous People Awareness Orgs - "Killers of the Flower Moon" Running High on Streaming Charts - Apple TV+ Garners Six NAACP Image Awards Nominations - Apple TV+ Wins a Pair of EMA Awards - Check Out the Latest Checklists by SecureMac - online at checklist.libsyn.com - Catch Ken on Mastodon - @[email protected] - Chat with us in Patreon for as little as $1 a month. Support the show at Patreon.com/macosken - Send me an email: [email protected] or call (716)780-4080!
1/31/202414 minutes, 33 seconds
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iPhone and DMA and Soccer and Severance! MOSK: 01.30.2024

- IDC: Apple Finishes First in Smartphones in China in 2023 - Evercore Analyst Stays Bullish Ahead of AAPL Q1FY24 Earnings - Microsoft’s Xbox President Sides Against Apple’s DMA Compliance Plans - EC Warns of “Strong Action” if DMA Compliance is Lacking - Apple Rails Against UK Security Proposal - Developers Get New macOS and watchOS Betas - iOS 17.4 Beta Adds Stopwatch to Live Activities - Code in tvOS 17.4 Mentions “homeOS” for First Time Since 2021 - Apple VP Hardware Design Leaves for EV Company Rivian - Apple TV MLS 2024 Subscriptions Open Now - Production Resumes on Second Season of “Severance” - Check Out the Latest Checklists by SecureMac - online at checklist.libsyn.com - Catch Ken on Mastodon - @[email protected] - Chat with us in Patreon for as little as $1 a month. Support the show at Patreon.com/macosken - Send me an email: [email protected] or call (716)780-4080!
1/30/202416 minutes, 48 seconds
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Jeers for Apple's DMA Compliance Plans - MOSK: 01.29.2024

- Spotify CEO Speaks Out Against Apple’s Announced DMA Changes - Coalition for App Fairness Speaks Out Against Apple’s Announced DMA Changes - Mozilla Expresses Disappointment in Apple’s Announced DMA Changes - Outside Observers Down on DMA Changes - Evercore Expresses Practically No Worry Over DMA Compliance and AAPL Bottom Line - Apple Card Savings Account APR Up to 4.5% - Apple Releases First Developer Betas of iOS and iPadOS 17.4 - Apple Podcasts Get Transcripts in iOS 17.4 - Signs of Life for Next-Gen CarPlay in iOS 17.4 - New Emoji Coming in Next Round of OS Updates - Developers Get First tvOS 17.4 Beta - Shazam Gains New Song ID Functionality - Check Out the Latest Checklists by SecureMac - online at checklist.libsyn.com - Catch Ken on Mastodon - @[email protected] - Chat with us in Patreon for as little as $1 a month. Support the show at Patreon.com/macosken - Send me an email: [email protected] or call (716)780-4080!
1/29/202414 minutes, 15 seconds
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App Store Changes for DMA and Mac OS Ken Turns 18 - MOSK: 01.26.2024

- Apple Announces Changes Planned for Digital Markets Act Compliance - JP Morgan: EU App Store Changes Not a Big Deal for AAPL - Epic’s CEO Does Not Like Apple’s DMA Plans - Epic Plans Fortnite and Epic Games Store for iOS in EU - Apps in Apps and Streaming Games Go Global - Mac OS Ken Turns 18 Years Old Today - Check Out the Latest Checklists by SecureMac - online at checklist.libsyn.com - Catch Ken on Mastodon - @[email protected] - Chat with us in Patreon for as little as $1 a month. Support the show at Patreon.com/macosken - Send me an email: [email protected] or call (716)780-4080!
1/26/202420 minutes, 33 seconds
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Positive Notes on AAPL and Apple Vision Pro - MOSK: 01.25.204

- Wedbush Ups Sales Expectations for Apple Vision Pro - FT Examines Apple’s Road to AI - Morgan Stanley Sees Apple Setting Up for a Fantastic FY25 - As DMA Approaches, Spotify Promotes Brighter Future for Users - WSJ: Apple Plans Fees and Restrictions on EU iOS Apps Outside the App Store - Judge Denies Request to Move Apple Suit Against NSO to Israel - Ahead of Oscars, Killers of the Flower Moon Heads Back to Theaters - Apple's "Problem" Heads Back to "The Daily Show" - Check Out the Latest Checklists by SecureMac - online at checklist.libsyn.com - Catch Ken on Mastodon - @[email protected] - Chat with us in Patreon for as little as $1 a month. Support the show at Patreon.com/macosken - Send me an email: [email protected] or call (716)780-4080!
1/25/202414 minutes, 39 seconds
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13 Oscar Noms for Apple Originals - MOSK: 01.24.2024

- watchOS 10.3 Does Not Disable Working Blood Oxygen Sensors - Apple Updates Firmware for AirPods 2 and AirPods Pro - Apple Releases First visionOS Update - MacRumors Notes Changes Ahead for iOS 17.4 - In Sweden: Apple Opening a New Store and Closing An Old One - Report: Apple Lowers Car Expectations, Pushes Out Launch - Apple Originals Nab 13 Oscar Nominations - Check Out the Latest Checklists by SecureMac - online at checklist.libsyn.com - Catch Ken on Mastodon - @[email protected] - Chat with us in Patreon for as little as $1 a month. Support the show at Patreon.com/macosken - Send me an email: [email protected] or call (716)780-4080!
1/24/202411 minutes, 5 seconds
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Sound and Fury and Apple Vision Pro Orders - MOSK: 01.23.2024

- Ming-Chi Kuo: Stalled Apple Vision Pro Orders Potentially Concerning - JP Morgan: Current Wait Times Immaterial to Apple Vision Pro Success - OS Updates for All of the Apple Things - Apple Pays Russia $13.5M+ for Anticompetitive App Store Rules - Apple Music Incentivizes Delivering Tracks in Spatial Audio - Apple TV+ Outs First Trailer for “Constellation” - Check Out the Latest Checklists by SecureMac - online at checklist.libsyn.com - Catch Ken on Mastodon - @[email protected] - Chat with us in Patreon for as little as $1 a month. Support the show at Patreon.com/macosken - Send me an email: [email protected] or call (716)780-4080!
1/23/202414 minutes, 11 seconds
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Orders Start for Apple Vision Pro - MOSK: 01.22.2024

- Apple Vision Pro Orders Begin (and Begin to Slip) - Apple Lists Accessory Prices for Vision Pro - Spigen Offers First Third-Party Case for Vision Pro - Apple Vision Pro Repairs Costly Minus AppleCare+ - Advice for Certain Medical Condition and Apple Vision Pro - Apple Posts Making-Of and How-to-Use Videos for Apple Vision Pro - EU Says Apple Offers to Open iPhone NFC to Third-Party Payment Services - Apple Settles iPhone 7 Series Speaker Suit - "Girls State" Goes to Sundance - Check Out the Latest Checklists by SecureMac - online at checklist.libsyn.com - Catch Ken on Mastodon - @[email protected] - Chat with us in Patreon for as little as $1 a month. Support the show at Patreon.com/macosken - Send me an email: [email protected] or call (716)780-4080!
1/22/202412 minutes, 50 seconds
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An Upgrade for AAPL - MOSK: 01.19.2024

- BofA Upgrades Apple and Raises Price Target - Apple Employees Get Vision Pro at 25% Off - Many Apple Stores Closing One Hour Early This Sunday - Netflix on Apple Vision Pro Will Be Browser-Only - Spotify and YouTube Steer Apple Vision Pro Users to Safari - Apple Marks Lunar New Year with Year of the Dragon Gear - Apple Launches Back to School Promo for Australia, Brazil, New Zealand, and South Korea - Apple TV+ Not Going Back to “Schmigadoon!” - Apple TV+ Titles Up for 14 BAFTA Awards - Sponsored by Coda - Your all-in-one collaborative workspace. Get started for free and get a $1,000 credit at coda.io/macosken - Check Out the Latest Checklists by SecureMac - online at checklist.libsyn.com - Catch Ken on Mastodon - @[email protected] - Chat with us in Patreon for as little as $1 a month. Support the show at Patreon.com/macosken - Send me an email: [email protected] or call (716)780-4080!
1/19/202416 minutes, 1 second
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Apple Watch Avoids Renewed Ban - MOSK: 01.18.2024

- Apple Narrowly Avoids Reinstatement of Apple Watch Sales Ban in US - Apple Hits Epic Up for $73M in Legal Fees  -  Apple Seeds OS Update Release Candidates to Developers and Public Testers - Apple Announces New Black Unity Watch Band, Watch Face, and Wallpapers - Foxconn Joins Semiconductor Project in India - Apple Opens 15-Story Office in Bengaluru  - Apple Adjusts Hardware Trade-In Values - Apple TV+ Outs Trailer for “The New Look” - Apple TV+ Wins Three AARP Movie Awards - Sponsored by Coda - Your all-in-one collaborative workspace. Get started for free and get a $1,000 credit at coda.io/macosken - Check Out the Latest Checklists by SecureMac - online at checklist.libsyn.com - Catch Ken on Mastodon - @[email protected] - Chat with us in Patreon for as little as $1 a month. Support the show at Patreon.com/macosken - Send me an email: [email protected] or call (716)780-4080!
1/18/202417 minutes, 12 seconds
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Epic versus Apple Enters New Phase - MOSK: 01.17.2024

- Supreme Court Declines to Hear Appeals in Epic v. Apple Case - Apple Updates App Store Rules on Steering and Out of App Store Purchases - CEO of Epic Upset with App Store Rules Updates - EU Companies Urge “Gatekeepers” to Greater Action Ahead of DMA - Canalys: Apple Takes Top Spot in 2023 Global Smartphone Shipments - FCC Clears Apple Vision Pro for Sale - Ming-Chi Kuo See Apple Aiming for Worldwide Vision Pro Release Ahead of WWDC - MacRumors Says App Store for Apple Vision Pro Is Live - Apple Lists Array of Video Offerings for Apple Vision Pro Debut - Sponsored by Coda - Your all-in-one collaborative workspace. Get started for free and get a $1,000 credit at coda.io/macosken - Check Out the Latest Checklists by SecureMac - online at checklist.libsyn.com - Catch Ken on Mastodon - @[email protected] - Chat with us in Patreon for as little as $1 a month. Support the show at Patreon.com/macosken - Send me an email: [email protected] or call (716)780-4080!
1/17/202417 minutes, 37 seconds
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Much Ado About Discounts - MOSK: 01.16.2024

- Apple China Offers Rare Hardware Discounts for Lunar New Year Promotion - Ming-Chi Kuo: iPhone 15 Pro Max Accounts for 40-45% of iPhone 15 Sale in 1H24 - IDC: Apple Takes Top Spot in 2023 Global Smartphone Shipments - Largely Positive Evercore Note Addresses Five Apple Investor Concerns - Apple May Pull Blood-Oxygen Sensor from Apple Watch to Keep Sales Ticking - Between 2 and 4 More Awards for Apple - Apple and Its CEO Mark MLK Day - Sponsored by Coda - Your all-in-one collaborative workspace. Get started for free and get a $1,000 credit at coda.io/macosken - Check Out the Latest Checklists by SecureMac - online at checklist.libsyn.com - Catch Ken on Mastodon - @[email protected] - Chat with us in Patreon for as little as $1 a month. Support the show at Patreon.com/macosken - Send me an email: [email protected] or call (716)780-4080!
1/16/202417 minutes, 56 seconds
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On Your Mark, Get Set, Pro! MOSK: 01.15.2024

- EU’s Vestager and Apple’s Cook Meet in Silicon Valley - Apple Gets People Ready to Order Vision Pro - Bloomberg’s Gurman Lays Out Expected Apple Vision Pro Demo Process - Belkin Battery Clip for Apple Vision Pro Should Hit on 2 Febraury - Apple Closing San Diego Data Operations Annotations Office - Apple Music Publishes Playlist by Usher to Promo Super Bowl Halftime Show - Sponsored by Coda - Your all-in-one collaborative workspace. Get started for free and get a $1,000 credit at coda.io/macosken - Check Out the Latest Checklists by SecureMac - online at checklist.libsyn.com - Catch Ken on Mastodon - @[email protected] - Chat with us in Patreon for as little as $1 a month. Support the show at Patreon.com/macosken - Send me an email: [email protected] or call (716)780-4080!
1/15/202413 minutes, 27 seconds
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A Big Little Number for Apple Vision Pro - MOSK: 01.12.2024

- Ming-Chi Kuo: Only 60k to 80k Apple Vision Pro Units Available at Launch - Apple Issues Security Fix for Magic Keyboard Vulnerability - Apple Says Find My Can Find 32 Things (Kind of) - Remote Apple Shareholders Meeting Set for 28 February - Apple TV+ Teases 2024 Season MLS Docuseries - Apple TV+ Promos Slate of Kids Programming - Check Out the Latest Checklists by SecureMac - online at checklist.libsyn.com - Catch Ken on Mastodon - @[email protected] - Chat with us in Patreon for as little as $1 a month. Support the show at Patreon.com/macosken - Send me an email: [email protected] or call (716)780-4080!
1/12/202414 minutes, 51 seconds
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Getting the Ban Back Together - MOSK: 01.11.2024

- ITC Argues Against Stay of Apple Watch Ban - Redburn Atlantic Downgrades Apple to “Hold,” Keeps $200 Target - Redburn Downgrade is Apple’s Third of 2024 - Macworld: Apple Aware of Possible AirDrop Security Issue Since 2019 - Public Testers Get New Betas of iOS 17.3, iPadOS 17.3, and macOS 14.3 - Apple Adds Test Drivers and Grows AV Fleet - Apple TV+ Nabs 11 SAG Award Nominations - Check Out the Latest Checklists by SecureMac - online at checklist.libsyn.com - Catch Ken on Mastodon - @[email protected] - Chat with us in Patreon for as little as $1 a month. Support the show at Patreon.com/macosken - Send me an email: [email protected] or call (716)780-4080!
1/11/202413 minutes, 4 seconds
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Selling the Apple Vision Pro Vision - MOSK: 01.10.2024

- Ming-Chi Kuo: Apple Needs to Sell Apple Vision Pro Vision to Sell the Device - Apple Vision Pro Ad “Get Ready” Evokes Memories of First iPhone Ad “Hello” - Beijing Authorities Say They Can ID AirDrop Senders - Apple Seeds Next Round of OS Update Betas to Developers - Apple VP of Finance Takes CFO Post at Sonos - Apple Opens New Seoul Store on 20 January - Apple Music Classical Expanding Later This Month - Apple Nominated for Nine Art Directors Guild Awards - Check Out the Latest Checklists by SecureMac - online at checklist.libsyn.com - Catch Ken on Mastodon - @[email protected] - Chat with us in Patreon for as little as $1 a month. Support the show at Patreon.com/macosken - Send me an email: [email protected] or call (716)780-4080!
1/10/202412 minutes, 6 seconds
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Apple Vision Pro Gets a Release Date - MOSK: 01.09.2024

- Apple Vision Pro Pre-Orders Start 19 January; Device Launches 2 February - Apple Opening Early on 2 February for Vision Pro Demos - Zeiss Lenses for Apple Vision Pro Cost Less Than Expected - Two Sets of Straps for Apple Vision Pro - Apple Vision Pro “Persona” Avatars Launching as Beta - Apple Sharpens Tools for Vision Pro Developers - Apple Asks Developers to Say “Spatial Computing Apps,” Not VR/AR/MR/XR - Bloomberg Highlights Negative Note on iPhone from Seemingly Inaccurate Analyst - Firms Pledge $1.5B for iPhone Manufacturing in Tamil Nadu - iPhone Survives 16,000-Foot Drop from Alaska Airlines Flight 1282 - Sales and Rentals of “Napoleon” Start Today - More Creative Arts Emmys for Apple - Check Out the Latest Checklists by SecureMac - online at checklist.libsyn.com - Catch Ken on Mastodon - @[email protected] - Chat with us in Patreon for as little as $1 a month. Support the show at Patreon.com/macosken - Send me an email: [email protected] or call (716)780-4080!
1/9/202417 minutes, 26 seconds
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Evercore's Cool with Apple and Gladstone Gets a Globe - MOSK: 01.08.2023

- Evercore Still Bullish on AAPL - Apple 1Q24 Earnings Set for 1 February - NYT Raises Specter of DoJ Antitrust Suit Against Apple - EC Antitrust Chief to Meet with Apple’s Cook and Other CEO’s This Week - SEC Says Apple and Disney Must Address AI Questions for AFL-CIO - “Batterygate” Settlement Payments Rolling Out to Affected Consumers - Apple Bay Street in Emeryville, CA Reopens - Apple TV+ Wins Four Creative Arts Emmy Awards - Lily Gladstone Nabs Acting Trophy at Golden Globes - Check Out the Latest Checklists by SecureMac - online at checklist.libsyn.com - Catch Ken on Mastodon - @[email protected] - Chat with us in Patreon for as little as $1 a month. Support the show at Patreon.com/macosken - Send me an email: [email protected] or call (716)780-4080!
1/8/202413 minutes, 6 seconds
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Another Downgrade for AAPL - MOSK: 01.05.2024

- Piper Sandler Cuts Apple Rating and Price Target on iPhone Concerns - Evercore Sees Strength for App Store, Though Tough Compares Loom - Apple Card Savings Account APY Rises to 4.35% - Some See Syncing Problems with iPhone, Mac, and Apple Music - Public Testers Get Second macOS 14.3 Beta - New Fitness+ Content Coming Monday - Clicks: Physical Keyboard Add-On for iPhone - Jon Prosser and Front Page Tech Present Documentary on Apple and Tim Cook - “Killers of the Flower Moon” Hits Apple TV+ Next Week - Check Out the Latest Checklists by SecureMac - online at checklist.libsyn.com - Catch Ken on Mastodon - @[email protected] - Chat with us in Patreon for as little as $1 a month. Support the show at Patreon.com/macosken - Send me an email: [email protected] or call (716)780-4080!
1/5/202412 minutes, 43 seconds
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An iOS Beta Meets Mr. Bungle - MOSK: 01.04.2024

- Apple Analyst Wants Apple to Get “Unstuck” - Apple Design VP Leaves for LoveFrom - Counterpoint: Premium and Ultra-Premiums Grew in 2023’s Shrinking Smartphone Market - Report: Indian Government Leaned on Apple After Warnings of State Sponsored Hacks - Apple Seeds Second Developer Betas of Next Round of OS Updates - iOS 17.3 Developer Beta 2 Bricks some iPhones - Apple Pulls Second Developer Betas of iOS and iPadOS 17.3 - Check Out the Latest Checklists by SecureMac - online at checklist.libsyn.com - Catch Ken on Mastodon - @[email protected] - Chat with us in Patreon for as little as $1 a month. Support the show at Patreon.com/macosken - Send me an email: [email protected] or call (716)780-4080!
1/4/202413 minutes, 21 seconds
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A Rough Start to the New Year for AAPL - MOSK: 01.03.2024

- An Unhappy Start to 2024 for AAPL - Nikkei: Japan May Require 3rd-Party App Stores and Payments for Apple and Google - Apple Watch Activity Rings Get Customizable Goals - Apple Preparing 1099-INT Forms for Apple Card Savings Users - New North American Stores Planned for Apple - Japanese New Year Apple Promotion Underway - Free Meta Quest App Tops in App Store on Christmas Day - On Heels of Season Three Finale, Apple Orders Fifth Season of “Slow Horses” - Check Out the Latest Checklists by SecureMac - online at checklist.libsyn.com - Catch Ken on Mastodon - @[email protected] - Chat with us in Patreon for as little as $1 a month. Support the show at Patreon.com/macosken - Send me an email: [email protected] or call (716)780-4080!
1/3/202413 minutes, 27 seconds
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Time Extended for Apple Watch - MOSK: 12.28.2023

- Ban Suspended on Apple Watch Series 9 and Ultra 2 - Apple Watch New Year Activity Challenge Ahead - Beeper Gives Up “Cat-and-Mouse” with Apple - DoJ and FTC Investigating Apple Thwarting Beeper Mini - Mint Mobile Notifies Affected Customers of Data Breach - Home Improvement Chain Lowe’s Adds In-Store Apple Pay Support - Apple Closing Infinite Loop Store Next Month - Sponsored by Green Chef: Go to greenchef.com/60mok and use code 60mok to get 60% off, plus 20% off your next two months - Check Out the Latest Checklists by SecureMac - online at checklist.libsyn.com - Catch Ken on Mastodon - @[email protected] - Chat with us in Patreon for as little as $1 a month. Support the show at Patreon.com/macosken - Send me an email: [email protected] or call (716)780-4080!
12/28/202314 minutes, 17 seconds
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ITC Gives Apple Watch Ban a Miss - MOSK: 12.21.2023

- US ITC Lets Apple Watch American Ban Stand - Apple Pay, Apple Cash, and Apple Card See Brief Outage - Apple Card Savings Account Sees First Rate Increase - Barcelona Apple Store Union Plans Saturday Strike - Honolulu’s Apple Royal Hawaiian Closing Permanently - Porsche and Aston Martin Tease Next Generation CarPlay Adoption - Sponsored by Green Chef: Go to greenchef dot com slash 60mok and use code 60mok to get 60% off, plus 20% off your next two months - Check Out the Latest Checklists by SecureMac - online at checklist.libsyn.com - Catch Ken on Mastodon - @[email protected] - Chat with us in Patreon for as little as $1 a month. Support the show at Patreon.com/macosken - Send me an email: [email protected] or call (716)780-4080!
12/21/202314 minutes, 32 seconds
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Apple Watchers Shrug Off Watch Ban - MOSK: 12.20.2023

- Apple Watching World Unfazed by Anticipated U.S. Watch Bans - Bloomberg: Watch Ban Might Hinder Apple’s Return to Growth - Barron’s: Ignore the Noise - Munster Sees No Worry for Apple in Watch Bans - Chatterjee Sees No Worry for Apple in Watch Bans - White House Keeping an Eye on Likely Apple Watch Ban - Masimo CEO Says Company Open to Settling with Apple - Apple News+ Adds The Athletic - Small Performance OS Updates from Apple - TikTok Now Optimized for iPad, Other Tablets, and Foldables - Apple TV+ Picks Up Second Season of “The Buccaneers” - Sponsored by Green Chef: Go to greenchef dot com slash 60mok and use code 60mok to get 60% off, plus 20% off your next two months - Check Out the Latest Checklists by SecureMac - online at checklist.libsyn.com - Catch Ken on Mastodon - @[email protected] - Chat with us in Patreon for as little as $1 a month. Support the show at Patreon.com/macosken - Send me an email: [email protected] or call (716)780-4080!
12/20/202315 minutes, 45 seconds
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Perilous Times for Apple Watch - MOSK: 12.19.2023

- Apple to Halt Apple Watch S9 and Ultra 2 Sales Ahead of Patent Related Import Ban - Apple at Work on Software Fix for Apple Watch Patent Problem - Sites Offer Last-Minute Apple Watch Deals - Facades: App Focused on Apple Retail Gets an Update - NordVPN Adds Apple TV App to App Store - Apple TV+ Takes Home Five Children's and Family Emmy Awards - Sponsored by Green Chef: Go to greenchef dot com slash 60mok and use code 60mok to get 60% off, plus 20% off your next two months - Check Out the Latest Checklists by SecureMac - online at checklist.libsyn.com - Catch Ken on Mastodon - @[email protected] - Chat with us in Patreon for as little as $1 a month. Support the show at Patreon.com/macosken - Send me an email: [email protected] or call (716)780-4080!
12/19/202314 minutes, 15 seconds
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China's Possible iPhone Ban Possibly Back - MOSK: 12.18.2023

- Bloomberg: Chatter Around Accelerating iPhone Ban in Chinese Government  - Bipartisan Lawmakers Refer Apple Blocking Beeper Mini to DoJ Antitrust Division - Apple Agrees to Settle Family Sharing App Store Suit - Apple Piloting “Contingent Pricing for Subscriptions” in App Store - Delta’s Latest Planes Add Bluetooth to First Class Infotainment - Apple Killed iTunes Video Wishlists Without Warning - Apple TV+ Announces New Drama for Jon Hamm - Sponsored by Green Chef: Go to greenchef dot com slash 60mok and use code 60mok to get 60% off, plus 20% off your next two months - Check Out the Latest Checklists by SecureMac - online at checklist.libsyn.com - Catch Ken on Mastodon - @[email protected] - Chat with us in Patreon for as little as $1 a month. Support the show at Patreon.com/macosken - Send me an email: [email protected] or call (716)780-4080!
12/18/202314 minutes, 53 seconds
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AAPL Back in Record Territory - MOSK: 12.15.2023

- Barron’s Makes the Case for AAPL Over $200 - EC Quizzes Apple and Google on Risks Around App Stores and Ads - Apple and Corellium Settle Suit - Apple Seeds New Betas of iOS, iPadOS, and macOS to Public Testers - Apple Updates iTunes for Windows with Security Fixes  - Tech Press Wowed by Self-Shot Spatial Video on Apple Vision Pro - Apple TV+ Picks Up Second Season of “Platonic” - Apple TV+ Announces Series Adaptation of “The Murderbot Diaries” - Apple TV+ Sets Mid-March Premier for Historical Drama “Manhunt…” - Check Out the Latest Checklists by SecureMac - online at checklist.libsyn.com - Catch Ken on Mastodon - @[email protected] - Chat with us in Patreon for as little as $1 a month. Support the show at Patreon.com/macosken - Send me an email: [email protected] or call (716)780-4080!
12/15/202315 minutes, 9 seconds
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Apple's Un-Fun Day in Europe - MOSK: 12.14.2023

- Report: EU Likely to Nix Apple’s Anti-Steering Rules in App Store - Apple Competitors Form Lobbying Organization in Europe - Report: Foxconn Spending $2.6B+ on Indian Plant for Apple Gear - Apple Selling USB-C for Snd Generation AirPods Pro - Beats and Stussy Team for Special Beats Studio Pro Headphones - Apple Expands Self Repair Program - PETA Names Apple Its Company of the Year - Check Out the Latest Checklists by SecureMac - online at checklist.libsyn.com - Catch Ken on Mastodon - @[email protected] - Chat with us in Patreon for as little as $1 a month. Support the show at Patreon.com/macosken - Send me an email: [email protected] or call (716)780-4080!
12/14/202313 minutes, 44 seconds
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NFC, the EC, and Golden Globe Nominations - MOSK: 12.13.2023

- Report: Apple Offers Rivals in EU Access to iPhone NFC to Appease EC - Developers Get First Betas of Next Round of OS Updates - New Stolen Device Protections Turn Up in First Beta of iOS 17.3 - Developers Get Beta Seven of visionOS - Changed Beeper Mini Back in the Blue Bubble Battle - Apple Now Requires Search Warrant to Share Push Notification Data with Law Enforcement - GM Spins Dropping CarPlay as a Safety Play - Apple TV+ Inks First Look Deal with Yoruba Saxon - Seth Rogen Hopes for Second Season of “Limited” Series “Platonic” - Apple TV+ Teases “Palm Royale” - Apple TV+ Nominated for 16 Golden Globes - Check Out the Latest Checklists by SecureMac - online at checklist.libsyn.com - Chat with us in Patreon for as little as $1 a month. Support the show at Patreon.com/macosken - Send me an email: [email protected] or call (716)780-4080!
12/13/202314 minutes, 58 seconds
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OS Updates for Almost Every Apple Thing - MOSK: 12.12.2023

- Apple Releases iOS and iPadOS 17.2 - Journal App Lands on iPhone with iOS 17.2 - iOS and iPadOS 16.7.3: Security Fixes for Older Operating Systems - Apple Releases macOS Sonoma 14.2 - Security Fix Updates for Older Versions of macOS - Apple Releases watchOS 10.2 - Apple Updates tvOS and Apple TV Apps - Apple Release HomePod Software v17.2 - Collaborative Apple Music Playlists and AirPlay in Hotels Miss 2023 Releases - Apple Kills TV and Movie Sales in iTunes Apps - Check Out the Latest Checklists by SecureMac - online at checklist.libsyn.com - Chat with us in Patreon for as little as $1 a month. Support the show at Patreon.com/macosken - Send me an email: [email protected] or call (716)780-4080!
12/12/202315 minutes, 10 seconds
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Raising Price Targets and Popping Blue Bubbles - MOSK: 12.11.2023

- Morgan Stanley Ups Apple Target to $220 - Wedbush Ups Apple Target to $250 - Tuesday: Beeper Mini Brings Blue Bubble to Android - Friday: Apple Shuts Down Beeper Mini - Sunday: Sen. Elizabeth Warren Weighs in on Apple Stopping Beeper Mini - Apple Seeds Second RC of tvOS 17.2 to Developers - Tesla Adding Apple Podcasts Support This Week - Check Out the Latest Checklists by SecureMac - online at checklist.libsyn.com - Chat with us in Patreon for as little as $1 a month. Support the show at Patreon.com/macosken - Send me an email: [email protected] or call (716)780-4080!
12/11/202311 minutes, 26 seconds
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Union? What Union? MOSK: 12.08.2023

- Would-Be UK Retail Union Fights for Recognition from Apple - Problems with Apple Pay Early on Thursday - Apple Seeds Second RC of macOS 14.2 to Developers - iOS 17.2 Bringing Pass Sharing Feature Similar to NameDrop - Apple TV+ Offers First Glimpse of SciFi Conspiracy Series “Constellation” - $4 Check from Steve Jobs Sells for $46,000 - Check Out the Latest Checklists by SecureMac - online at checklist.libsyn.com - Chat with us in Patreon for as little as $1 a month. Support the show at Patreon.com/macosken - Send me an email: [email protected] or call (716)780-4080!
12/8/20239 minutes, 20 seconds
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Push Notifications and Privacy Concerns - MOSK: 12.07.2023

- Sen. Wyden Blows Whistle on Surveillance Via Push Notifications - Report: iMessage Likely to Fall Outside of EU’s DMA Regulations - FT: Apple Wants Battery Makers to #MakeInIndia - tvOS 17.2 Killing iTunes Movie and TV Stores - Apple TV+ Outs New Trailer for WWII Series “Masters of the Air” - New Charlotte, NC Area Apple Store Opens 14 December - FineWoven Feedback from Mac OS Ken Listeners - Check Out the Latest Checklists by SecureMac - online at checklist.libsyn.com - Chat with us in Patreon for as little as $1 a month. Support the show at Patreon.com/macosken - Send me an email: [email protected] or call (716)780-4080!
12/7/202316 minutes, 11 seconds
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Foxconn Raises Expectations - MOSK: 12.06.2023

- Foxconn Ups Q4 Expectations - Apple Seeks Smartphone USB-C Requirement Waiver in India - First-Gen iPhone SE and Second-Gen 12.9” iPad Pro Go “Vintage” at Apple - Apple Seeds OS Release Candidates to Developers - iOS 17.2 to Bring Qi2 Support to iPhone 13 and iPhone  - iOS 17.2 Should Fix Wireless Charging in Some Vehicles - Apple Music Collaborative Playlists Absent from iOS 17.2 RC - Apple Issues Minor Update for Video Creation App Clips - “Wiser Than Me With Julia Louis-Dreyfus” Named Apple Podcasts Show of the Year - Apple Green Lights “Foundation” Season Three - Apple TV+ Nabs 16 Critics Choice TV Awards Noms - Check Out the Latest Checklists by SecureMac - online at SecureMac.com/checklist - Chat with us in Patreon for as little as $1 a month. Support the show at Patreon.com/macosken - Send me an email: [email protected] or call (716)780-4080!
12/6/202312 minutes, 54 seconds
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“Central Park” and “Swagger” Sent Packing - MOSK: 12.05.2023

- Wedbush Analyst Spins the Hits - Report: Cyclonic Rains Halt iPhone Production at Plants in Southern India  - Report: TDK Building Cell Plant for iPhone Batteries in India - PBS News Hour Weekend: Six Minutes on Making iPhone in India - ExpressVPN for Apple TV Hits App Store for Apple TV - “Central Park” and “Swagger” Sent Packing - “Killers of the Flower Moon” Available to Rent or Buy Before Apple TV+ Debut - Check Out the Latest Checklists by SecureMac - online at SecureMac.com/checklist - Chat with us in Patreon for as little as $1 a month. Support the show at Patreon.com/macosken - Send me an email: [email protected] or call !
12/5/202312 minutes, 16 seconds
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Apple Watch, iPhone, and AirTag News - MOSK: 12.04.2023

- Counterpoint: Apple Watch Delivers Record Q3 Shipments - Report: Fakes Replacing Some iPhone 15 Pro Max Orders in UK - DC Police Suggest AirTagging Canada Goose Jackets - Rumor: Apple and Paramount Consider Streaming Bundle - CNBC: 17-Minutes on Apple Silicon - Report: Parent Company Lays Off Entire Filmic Staff - Zoom App Launches for Apple TV 4K - Apple TV+ Announces “Girls State” Documentary - Chat with us in Patreon for as little as $1 a month. Support the show at Patreon.com/macosken - Send me an email: [email protected] or call (716)780-4080!
12/4/202312 minutes, 54 seconds
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Security Updates and Silicon Moves - MOSK: 12.01.2023

- Apple Issues Emergency Security Updates for iPhone, iPad, and Mac - UK Revives Apple Investigation Into Mobile Browser and Cloud Gaming Dominance - Apple and Amkor Team on US Silicon Packaging Facility - Ars Technica: Apple/Amkor Announcement Makes AZ TSMC Plant More Relevant - 9to5Mac: Apple Resellers Not Selling FineWoven Cases in Stores - Apple Updates Video Creation Apps - Apple Announces Trailer and Premier Date for “Criminal Record” - Chat with us in Patreon for as little as $1 a month. Support the show at Patreon.com/macosken - Send me an email: [email protected] or call (716)780-4080!
12/1/202311 minutes, 4 seconds
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Apple Sort of Skirts the WSJ/Goldman Story - MOSK: 11.30.2023

- Apple Issues Vague Statement Related to Goldman Sachs Breakup Report - Pros and Cons on AAPL from Morgan Stanley - Apple Pay Promo Generates Money for the Global Fund - Steam Ending Support for macOS High Sierra and macOS Mojave - Apple Names Top Books, Audiobooks, and Podcasts for 2023 - Apple Books for iOS and iPad Adds “Year in Review” Insights for Readers - Apple Music Plays Up Replay 2023 - Apple Names 2023 Apps of the Year - Chat with us in Patreon for as little as $1 a month. Support the show at Patreon.com/macosken - Send me an email: [email protected] or call (716)780-4080!
11/30/202314 minutes, 28 seconds
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WSJ: Apple and Goldman Sachs Parting Ways - MOSK: 11.29.2023

- WSJ: Apple Ending Consumer Financial Partnership with Goldman Sachs - Counterpoint Notes "Singles Day" Smartphone Resurgence in China - Reuters Notes Drop in "Singles Day" iPhone Sales - Evercore Says Reuters Note Should Not Cause Worry for Apple Investors - Berkshire Hathaway Vice Chairman Charlie Munger Dies at 99 - Apple Seeds Fourth Round of OS Betas to Developers - iOS 17.2 Developer Beta Brings Alert and Haptics Customization Options - Apple TV+ Outs Trailer for “John Lennon: Murder Without A Trial” - Season Three of “Slow Horses” Underway on Apple TV+ - Chat with us in Patreon for as little as $1 a month. Support the show at Patreon.com/macosken - Send me an email: [email protected] or call (716)780-4080!
11/29/202314 minutes, 12 seconds
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Dropping the NameDrop Hysteria - MOSK: 11.28.2023

- Foxconn Plans New US$1.5B Investment in India - Apple Pay and Google Pay Likely to Fall Under New Regulation in Australia - Varjo Headset Puts Apple Vision Pro Price in Context - Samsung Files Puzzling XR Trademark in UK - The Sudden, Senseless Worry Over Namedrop - Chat with us in Patreon for as little as $1 a month. Support the show at Patreon.com/macosken - Send me an email: [email protected] or call (716)780-4080!
11/28/202311 minutes, 59 seconds
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Wedbush Says Fear Not the AAPL Bears - MOSK: 11.27.2023

- Wedbush: Fear Not the Growls and Grunts of Apple Bears - Apple Has Worked on CEO Successions Plans - NLRB Joins Towson Retail Union Complaint - Foxconn Founder Ends Bid for Taiwanese Presidency - Voice Chat Now Free in ChatGPT App - Apple’s “Napoleon” Takes Second at Box Office - Chat with us in Patreon for as little as $1 a month. Support the show at Patreon.com/macosken - Send me an email: [email protected] or call (716)780-4080!
11/27/202310 minutes, 9 seconds
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Greenpeace Leans on Apple to Lean on Foxconn - MOSK: 11.22.2023

- Greenpeace Gives Apple Partner Foxconn “D+” on Decarbonization - Surprise! Nothing Chat Framework Sunbird ALSO Has Security Issues - First-Gen AirPods Pro 2 Hit Apple Refurbished Stores in Europe - Friday Shows Move to Wednesday This Week on Apple TV+ - Apple Posts “Fuzzy Feelings” Holiday Video - Chat with us in Patreon for as little as $1 a month. Support the show at Patreon.com/macosken - Send me an email: [email protected] or call (716)780-4080!
11/22/202313 minutes, 30 seconds
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Morgan Stanley: A.I. Could Drive iPhone Sales - MOSK: 11.21.2023

- Morgan Stanley Talks Apple and A.I. and iPhone and China - Twitter CEO Calls Advertiser Defections “Temporary” - MacRumors Expects Bug Fixing iOS 17.1.2 Next Week - Ford F-150 Lightning Gets Apple Maps EV Routing - Apple TV+ Outs Trailer for New England Patriots Docuseries - Chat with us in Patreon for as little as $1 a month. Support the show at Patreon.com/macosken - Send me an email: [email protected] or call (716)780-4080!
11/21/202310 minutes, 6 seconds
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Apple Is an eX Twitter Advertiser - MOSK: 11.20.2023

- Apple, Other Big Firms Pause Ads on Twitter Amid Antisemitic Messaging - Apple Contests “Gatekeeper” Status for Services in EU - Tap to Pay Taking Flight with Alaska Airlines - Apple’s Digital Car Key Support Coming to Select MINI Models - Nothing Pulls Its iMessage/Sunbird Workaround App - Dua Lipa Gets 45-Minute Interview with Tim Cook - Chat with us in Patreon for as little as $1 a month. Support the show at Patreon.com/macosken - Send me an email: [email protected] or call (716)780-4080!
11/20/202310 minutes, 1 second
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China and US and Apple and RCS - MOSK: 11.17.2023

- WaPo Notes Sudden Shift in China’s Rhetoric Around U.S. Relations - Tim Cook Attends SF Dinner Hosted by China's President Xi - Apple to Fold RCS Into iOS Sometime in 2024 - Apple Says RCS Messages Will Be Green in iMessage - Google Welcomes Apple to RCS Party - Apple Outs Black Friday Through Cyber Monday Gift Card Offers for US - tvOS 17.2 Beta Adds “Add” Button to Pre-Show Trailers in Apple TV+ - Apple Music Classical (Finally) Launches App for iPad - Sponsored by Green Chef: Go to GreenChef.com/mok250 and use code mok250 for $250 off - Chat with us in Patreon for as little as $1 a month. Support the show at Patreon.com/macosken - Send me an email: [email protected] or call (716)780-4080!
11/17/202316 minutes, 23 seconds
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The Problem with Apple's Problem with "The Problem..." MOSK: 11.16.2023

- Apple Extends Free Emergency SOS via Satellite on iPhone 14 for Extra Year - Apple Outs New Round of OS Betas to Public Testers - Sensitive Content Warnings Coming to Tapbacks and Contact Posters - Swipe to Change Faces Back in watchOS 10.2 Beta - Report: Wireless Charging Borked for Some GM Drivers Since iOS 17.1 - App-In-Progress Makes Spatial Video Viewable on Range of VR Headsets - House Committee Quizzes Apple on Canceling “The Problem with Jon Stewart” - Apple Stops Sales of Mac OS X Lion and Mountain Lion on DVD - Apple Adds Range of Third-Party Accessories to Online Store - Apple TV+ Offers First Look for “The New Look” - Sponsored by Green Chef: Go to GreenChef.com/mok250 and use code mok250 for $250 off - Chat with us in Patreon for as little as $1 a month. Support the show at Patreon.com/macosken - Send me an email: [email protected] or call (716)780-4080!
11/16/202316 minutes, 34 seconds
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Countdown to Kaiju - MOSK: 11.15.2023

- Bloomberg Plays Good News Headline, Bad News Story with Apple and Foxconn - iFixit Calls on FTC to Strengthen Right to Repair Rules - Japan Plans Tax Change for Offshore App Stores - Apple’s “Tap to Pay” Goes Live in France - Apple Outs a Slew of Developer Updates - Apple Releases First Firmware Update for Latest Pencil - TikTok Adds Buttons for Saving Music to Streaming Services - Producers Say Apple TV+ Godzilla Series Not Shot in Spatial Video - Sponsored by Green Chef: Go to GreenChef.com/mok250 and use code mok250 for $250 off - Chat with us in Patreon for as little as $1 a month. Support the show at Patreon.com/macosken - Send me an email: [email protected] or call (716)780-4080!
11/15/202314 minutes, 42 seconds
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"Highly Controlled" Sideloading? MOSK: 11.14.2023

- Wedbush: New Tech Bull Market Has Begun - Bloomberg: “Highly Controlled System” Expected for iPhone Apps Outside App Store - Rumblings of Rally Against Apple Parts Pairing - UploadVR: Spatial Video Option Live for iOS 17.2 Public Beta - Apple Arcade “Hello Kitty” Game Nominated for Game Awards Award - Two Apple TV+ Titles Take Seven Trophies at Critics Choice Documentary Awards - Sponsored by Green Chef: Go to GreenChef.com/mok250 and use code mok250 for $250 off - Chat with us in Patreon for as little as $1 a month. Support the show at Patreon.com/macosken - Send me an email: [email protected] or call (716)780-4080!
11/14/202315 minutes, 45 seconds
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Special People Shoot Spatial Video - MOSK: 11.13.2023

- Report: Apple to File Appeal with EU Against DMA Provisions - Tech Press Tries Shooting and Viewing Apple Vision Pro Spatial Video  - Apple Seeds Second Betas of iOS/iPadOS 17.2 to Public Testing Program - Report: Apple Will Merge Apps for iTunes Movies and TV Shows into TV App - Second Beta of macOS Sonoma 14.2 Out to Public Testers - Business Insider Questions Deal Between Apple and Amazon Over Competing Ads - iFixit Examines Space Blackness of New MacBook Pro - iFixit Posts M3 MBP Tear-Down Video - Sponsored by Green Chef: Go to GreenChef.com/mok250 and use code mok250 for $250 off - Chat with us in Patreon for as little as $1 a month. Support the show at Patreon.com/macosken - Send me an email: [email protected] or call (716)780-4080!
11/13/202316 minutes, 9 seconds
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iOS 17.2's Making Video for Vision Pro - MOSK: 11.10.2023

- Apple May Still Have to Pay Ireland €14.3B in EC Tax Battle - Apple Filing Indicates Third-Party App Stores for iPhone Ahead in EU - Apple Settles Hiring Discrimination Case with DoJ for $25 Million - Spatial Video and 3D Movies Pave Way for Apple Vision Pro - Apple Seeds Second Developer Betas of iOS and iPadOS 17.2 - iOS 17.2 Developer Beta Turns on Shooting in Spatial Video - Movies with 3D Support Turn Up in Apple Offerings - Apple Seeds Second Developer Beta of macOS Sonoma 14.2 - Second macOS 14.2 Developer Beta Folds in Shazam - Apple Seeds Second Developer Beta of watchOS 10.2 - Apple Seeds Second Developer Beta of tvOS 17.2 - Woz Spends One Night in Hospital After Minor Stroke - Apple Ups Trade-In Values on a Lot of Gear - Apple TV+ Outs Trailer for “Masters of the Air” - Sponsored by SimpliSafe: Get 50% off any SimpliSafe system with a Fast Protect Plan at SimpliSafe.com/macosken - Chat with us in Patreon for as little as $1 a month. Support the show at Patreon.com/macosken - Send me an email: [email protected] or call (716)780-4080!
11/10/202318 minutes, 38 seconds
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Putting Apple at the Center of Edge A.I. - MOSK: 11.09.2023

- Morgan Stanley: Apple Will Be Key Beneficiary of “Edge A.I.” - Google and EU Telecoms Petition EC for iMessage Interoperability - macOS 14.1.1 Fixes M3 Mac Update Issues (and May Have Borked Some Ports) - Apple Pre-Announces 2024 Swift Student Challenge - Apple Music Names Taylor Swift “Artist of the Year” - “Stray” Headed to App Store for Apple Silicon Macs - Capcom Says “Resident Evil 4” Hitting Recent Apple Gear on 20 December - Apple TV+ Taking “Monarch…” Promotion to Brazil’s CCXP - Apple TV+ Outs Trailer for “Hannah Waddingham: Home for Christmas” - Sponsored by SimpliSafe: Get 50% off any SimpliSafe system with a Fast Protect Plan at SimpliSafe.com/macosken - Chat with us in Patreon for as little as $1 a month. Support the show at Patreon.com/macosken - Send me an email: [email protected] or call (716)780-4080!
11/9/202317 minutes, 58 seconds
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New Mac Machines, Old macOS - MOSK: 11.08.2023

- Some New Macs Ship with Old macOS - Apple Releases macOS Sonoma 14.1.1, iOS 17.1.1, watchOS 10.1.1, and HomePod v17.1.1 - Wedbush Analyst Sees Wall Street Catching Up with Him on AAPL - CFPB Proposes Greater Oversight on Big Tech Payment Systems - Apple TV+ Outs Trailer for Season Three of “Slow Horses” - Sponsored by SimpliSafe: Get 50% off any SimpliSafe system with a Fast Protect Plan at SimpliSafe.com/macosken - Chat with us in Patreon for as little as $1 a month. Support the show at Patreon.com/macosken - Send me an email: [email protected] or call (716)780-4080!
11/8/202313 minutes, 3 seconds
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Stores and Shows and a Foxconn Update - MOSK: 11.07.2023

- Foxconn Maintains Positive Note for Current Quarter - Apple: No 27-Inch Apple Silicon iMac Coming - Apple Updates Logic Pro for Mac and iPad - Illinois Apple Store Smashed with Car and Burgled  - Apple Opens 56th Retail Location in China - Apple TV+ Mounts CG Animated Peanuts Feature - Apple TV+ Outs Trailer for Action-Comedy “The Family Plan” - Apple TV+ Shows Off Trailer for “The Velveteen Rabbit” - Apple TV+ Posts Promo for Podcast “The Pirate of Prague” - Sponsored by SimpliSafe: Get 50% off any SimpliSafe system with a Fast Protect Plan at SimpliSafe.com/macosken - Chat with us in Patreon for as little as $1 a month. Support the show at Patreon.com/macosken - Send me an email: [email protected] or call (716)780-4080!
11/7/202315 minutes, 16 seconds
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Success and "Killers of the Flower Moon" - MOSK: 11.06.2023

- Analysts React to Apple Q4FY23 Earnings - Apple Opens Extended Returns Window for the Holidays - Washington, DC Giving Out AirTags to Keep Track of Cars - Apple Watch Activity Challenge Set for Veterans Day - MacRumors: watchOS Update “Coming Soon” to Fix Excessive Battery Drain - Considering Success and “Killers of the Flower Moon” - Hear Me Discuss "Killers of the Flower Moon" on the Podcast "Facepalm America" - Apple TV+ Nabs 27 Kid’s and Family Emmy Nominations - Apple TV+ Posts Alt-News Promo for Alt-History Series “For All Mankind” - NASA Launches “Spot the Station” App - Sponsored by SimpliSafe: Get 50% off any SimpliSafe system with a Fast Protect Plan at SimpliSafe.com/macosken - Chat with us in Patreon for as little as $1 a month. Support the show at Patreon.com/macosken - Send me an email: [email protected] or call (716)780-4080!
11/6/202319 minutes, 31 seconds
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Recapping Apple's Q4FY23 Earnings and Call - MOSK: 11.03.2023

- Recapping Apple's Fourth-Quarter Fiscal year 2023 Earnings - Chat with us in Patreon for as little as $1 a month. Support the show at Patreon.com/macosken - Send me an email: [email protected] or call (716)780-4080!
11/3/202318 minutes, 28 seconds
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Anticipating Apple's Q4 Earnings Call - MOSK: 11.02.2023

Wedbush Faults Negative “Groupthink Mentality” Ahead of Apple Earnings Evercore Turned On by Continued App Store Growth Counterpoint: September-Quarter iPhone Shipments Up 34% in India Ming-Chi Kuo Tracking iPhone Production Growth for India Q4FY23 Earnings Call Set for 2pm PDT/5pm EDT M3 Macs Will Have Day-One OS Update Waits Lengthen for Top-End Preconfigured M3 MacBook Pro Apple Turns on Tap to Pay for Ukraine Apple Drops $5 Voice Plan from Apple Music Offerings Apple TV+ Offers First Look for “The Family Plan” Eight New Games Hitting Apple Arcade Before Year’s End Chat with us in Patreon for as little as $1 a month. Support the show at Patreon.com/macosken Send me an email: [email protected] or call !
11/2/202316 minutes, 56 seconds
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M3 Reacts and India Hacks - MOSK: 11.01.2023

- Analysts React to “Scary Fast” M3 Event - Report: Apple Warns Opposition Figures in India of iPhone Spy Attacks - EA Sports FC, Erling Haaland, and Beats Team Up on… Something - Report: Qualcomm to Out New XR Chipset in Early 2024 - Apple Posts “Scary Fast” Behind the Scenes Video - Sponsored by Green Chef: Go to GreenChef.com/60mok and use code 60mok for 60% off plus free shipping - Chat with us in Patreon for as little as $1 a month. Support the show at Patreon.com/macosken - Send me an email: [email protected] or call (716)780-4080!
11/1/202314 minutes, 25 seconds
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Macs Hop on the M3 - MOSK: 10.31.2023

- Apple Intros “Scary Fast” M3 Line of Processors - Apple Updates iMac Line with M3 Apple Silicon - Apple Updates MacBook Pro with M3 Apple Silicon and Space Black Option - New Macs Bring Final End to Touch Bar - Apple's "Scary Fast" Event Shot on iPhone 15 Pro Max - Oppenheimer Drops AAPL Target to $220, Keeps “Buy” Rating on Shares - Morgan Stanley Bullish Long Term (Iffy Near Term) on AAPL - JP Morgan: Interest in Switching to iPhone and Upgrading iPhones Up in US - JP Morgan: Services Could Save the Holidays for Apple - Sponsored by Green Chef: Go to GreenChef.com/60mok and use code 60mok for 60% off plus free shipping - Chat with us in Patreon for as little as $1 a month. Support the show at Patreon.com/macosken - Send me an email: [email protected] or call (716)780-4080!
10/31/202320 minutes, 52 seconds
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Scary, Fast, and Hitting Tonight - MOSK: 10.30.2023

- Apple “Scary Fast” Streaming Event Set for This Evening - Evercore Sees Good September-Quarter, Decent December-Quarter for Apple - AppleMust: Apple Profits in India Up 76% in FY23 - AppleMust: Tata Group iPhone Production Should Be Ramping Up - iAppleBytes: iOS 17.1 Improves Battery Life for Relatively Recent Models - Next iOS, iPadOS, and macOS Betas Out to Public Testers - Hints in Code May Point to Apple Testing HomePod with a Screen - CarPlay Site Says Announcement Still Coming Before Year’s End - Sponsored by Green Chef: Go to GreenChef.com/60mok and use code 60mok for 60% off plus free shipping - Chat with us in Patreon for as little as $1 a month. Support the show at Patreon.com/macosken - Send me an email: [email protected] or call (716)780-4080!
10/30/202313 minutes, 5 seconds
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Wall Street Worries Over iPhone - MOSK: 10.27.2023

- Piper Sandler Cuts Apple Expectations While Staying Bullish on Shares - UBS Worries Over Shorter Waits for iPhone 15 Line - Counterpoint Research Sees Strengthening Smartphone Sales in China - ITC Decision Increases Possibility of Apple Watch Ban in US - First Betas of Next Round of OS Updates Out to Developers - MacRumors Highlights Features Headed to iOS 17.2 - tvOS 17.2 Beta Sports Navigation Changes - Apple Promises Fix for BMW/NFC Wireless Charging Bug - Battery Drain and Overheating Complaints Post watchOS 10.1 Update - Apple TV+ Announces Extensive Docuseries on Murder of John Lennon - Sponsored by Green Chef: Go to GreenChef.com/60mok and use code 60mok for 60% off plus free shipping - Chat with us in Patreon for as little as $1 a month. Support the show at Patreon.com/macosken - Send me an email: [email protected] or call (716)780-4080!
10/27/202317 minutes, 27 seconds
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You Are the Lever Apple Can Pull - MOSK: 10.26.2023

- Apple Ups Price on Many Consumer Services - Evercore Analyst Digs Apple Services Price Increases - Apple Releases iOS and iPadOS 17.1 - Apple Releases macOS Sonoma 14.1 - Apple Releases watchOS 10.1 - Apple Releases tvOS 17.1 - tvOS and HomePod 17.1 Updates Bring Enhance Dialogue to Entire HomePod Line - Apple Updates iTunes for Windows to v12.13 - Apple Adds Concerts Feature to Shazam - Sponsored by Green Chef: Go to GreenChef.com/60mok and use code 60mok for 60% off plus free shipping - Chat with us in Patreon for as little as $1 a month. Support the show at Patreon.com/macosken - Send me an email: [email protected] or call (716)780-4080!
10/26/202315 minutes, 26 seconds
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Apple Plans "Scary Fast" Night Event - MOSK: 10.25.2023

- Apple Announces “Scary Fast” Streaming Event for 30 October - Mac Focus Expected for "Scary Fast" Event - Ming-Chi Kuo and Mark Gurman Expect "Scary Fast" M3 MacBook Pros  - Gurman Sees M3 iMacs Next Week - 9to5Mac Says We Could See Now USB-C Cords - Apple Pay Later Goes Live in the U.S. - What the heck happened to the OS updates? - White House Says Apple Expanding Self-Repair Program Nationally - Canadian Broadcasters Want Apple to Do a Thing It’s Already Doing - Accessory Maker Pad & Quill Is Going Out of Business - Mattel Intro “Ted Lasso” Signature Barbie Dolls - Sponsored by Green Chef: Go to GreenChef.com/60mok and use code 60mok for 60% off plus free shipping - Chat with us in Patreon for as little as $1 a month. Support the show at Patreon.com/macosken - Send me an email: [email protected] or call (716)780-4080!
10/25/202317 minutes, 17 seconds
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Apple and Foxconn and Luxshare and China - MOSK: 10.24.2023

- Ahead of Apple Earnings, Analysts Weigh Uncertainties - SCMP Notes Lower Prices for iPhone 15 in China Ahead of 11.11 Sales Day - China Investigates Foxconn as Founder Seeks Taiwanese Presidency  - WSJ Looks at Apple’s Reliance on China-Based Luxshare - Apple Opening New Store in China Next Week - YouTube Music Gets Native HomePod Support - Apple Originals “Killers of the Flower Moon” Takes Second Over Opening Weekend - Sponsored by Green Chef: Go to GreenChef.com/60mok and use code 60mok for 60% off plus free shipping - Chat with us in Patreon for as little as $1 a month. Support the show at Patreon.com/macosken - Send me an email: [email protected] or call (716)780-4080!
10/24/202317 minutes, 10 seconds
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Positive Signs for iPhone Sales - MOSK: 10.23.2023

AT&T CEO: September iPhone Preorders Strongest in Years A Very Festive Start to the Festive Season for iPhone in India Cook Meets with More Government Officials on Weeklong China Trip Gurman Hears Talk of New Macs This Month Pics Surface of HomePod Prototype with LCD Screen Apple Seeds Second RC of iOS 17.1 to Developers Quick Thoughts on iPhone 15 Pro Max Apple Pulls Out “The One” in Toronto Edison Research: Radio Still Wins Listening in Cars   Sponsored by Green Chef: Go to GreenChef.com/60mok and use code 60mok for 60% off plus free shipping Chat with us in Patreon for as little as $1 a month. Support the show at Patreon.com/macosken Send me an email: [email protected] or call (716)780-4080!
10/23/202315 minutes, 30 seconds
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What TSMC Numbers DON'T Say About iPhone - MOSK: 10.20.2023

- 3nm Shines in Dark TSMC Quarter - iOS 17.1 Should Fix Screen Time Syncing Issues - iOS 17.1 Should Fix Significant Locations Bug - Report: Apple Considers Ad Sales for More of Its Own Podcasts - Apple Podcasts Now Play Through Amazon Alexa in 40+ Countries - NYT: Apple TV+ and Jon Stewart Part Ways - Sponsored by SimpliSafe - Save 40% on any new system with a Fast Protect Plan at SimpliSafe.com/macosken - Chat with us in Patreon for as little as $1 a month. Support the show at Patreon.com/macosken - Send me an email: [email protected] or call (716)780-4080!
10/20/202315 minutes, 57 seconds
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Tim Cook Tackles China - MOSK: 10.19.2023

- Evercore: iPhone and Services Still Winners for Apple - Tim Cook Talks with China’s Commerce Minister - Apple CEO Shares Time with Luxshare Chairman - Apple Pledges US$3.5M to China Rural Development Foundation - Goldman Sachs Addresses Troubled Consumer Lending Products - Ming-Chi Kuo Sings Songs of Sadness for MacBook - Apple Investigating Pulsing Displays on Always On Watch Displays - Apple TV+ and Skydance Animation Part Ways - CCA Women's Committee Honors Apple TV+ Series “Lessons in Chemistry” - Sponsored by SimpliSafe - Save 40% on any new system with a Fast Protect Plan at SimpliSafe.com/macosken - Chat with us in Patreon for as little as $1 a month. Support the show at Patreon.com/macosken - Send me an email: [email protected] or call (716)780-4080!
10/19/202316 minutes, 36 seconds
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Kind of Sort of New Apple Hardware - MOSK: 10.18.2023

- Apple Announces Lower Cost, Lower Function USB-C Apple Pencil - Apple Announces eSIM iPad for China - Apple Seeds RCs of OS Updates to Developers and Public Testers - iOS 17.1 Said to Fix Quirky Keyboard Issues - iOS 17.1 Should Fix “Burn-In” on Affected iPhones - Apple Seeds RCs for iOS/iPadOS 16.7.2 - Apple Seeds RCs for macOS 12.7.1 and macOS 13.6.1 - Morgan Stanley Sees Modicum of Growth for Apple Near Term - Tim Cook Takes a Quiet Trip to China - Apple Plans Vision Pro Developer Labs for Two More Cities - Apple TV+ Teases Hannah Waddingham Christmas Special - Sponsored by SimpliSafe - Save 40% on any new system with a Fast Protect Plan at SimpliSafe.com/macosken - Chat with us in Patreon for as little as $1 a month. Support the show at Patreon.com/macosken - Send me an email: [email protected] or call (716)780-4080!
10/18/202314 minutes, 45 seconds
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Why Let Context Ruin a Story? - MOSK: 10.17.2023

- Bloomberg and CNBC: Why Let Context Ruin a Good Story?  - Setapp: A.I. is Coming for Your Mac Apps - Apple TV+ Outs Trailer for “Curses” Ahead of Next Week’s Premier - Sponsored by SimpliSafe - Get 20% off your new system when you sign up for Fast Protect Monitoring at SimpliSafe.com/macosken - Chat with us in Patreon for as little as $1 a month. Support the show at Patreon.com/macosken - Send me an email: [email protected] or call (716)780-4080!
10/17/202314 minutes, 11 seconds
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The Most Unopened iPhone Ever - MOSK: 10.16.2023

- Evercore Sees “Stable Demand” for iPhone 15 Pro/Pro Max - Rumors Say There May or May Not Be New iPads on Tuesday - India Scraps Laptop Import Restriction Plans - iOS 17.1 Likely Out by 24 October - Improved Apple Maps Hit Denmark and Greece - Apple TV+ Nixes “The Afterparty” After Two Seasons - Apple TV+ Outs New Trailer for “Monarch: Legacy of Monsters” - Rare Apple Gear and Employee Award Up for Auction - Sponsored by SimpliSafe - Get 20% off your new system when you sign up for Fast Protect Monitoring at SimpliSafe.com/macosken - Chat with us in Patreon for as little as $1 a month. Support the show at Patreon.com/macosken - Send me an email: [email protected] or call (716)780-4080!
10/16/202316 minutes, 38 seconds
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Apple Settles a Billion Dollar Suit - MOSK: 10.13.2023

- Apple, Broadcom, and Caltech Settle Patent Infringement Case - Emirates Airline Kits Cabin Crews with iPhones and iPads - Apple Support Doc Offers Preowned iPhone Buying Advice - Listener Clarification on Apple Wallet and UK Banking Integration - Apple Watch Series 1 Hits Vintage List - Apple TV+ Launches “For All Mankind” Trailer Ahead of November Return - Sponsored by American Tech Support: Support for businesses and homes for over 20 years. Find out more at americantechsupport.com  - Chat with us in Patreon for as little as $1 a month. Support the show at Patreon.com/macosken - Send me an email: [email protected] or call (716)780-4080!
10/13/202314 minutes, 10 seconds
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Catching Your iPhone Napping - MOSK: 10.12.2023

- India Investigating Apple, Google Over Competition Concerns - Australia Plans Stiffer Regulation for Digital Wallets Like Apple Pay - Third Beta of tvOS 17.1 Out to Developers - Some iPhones Running iOS 17 Reportedly Turning Themselves Off at Night - iOS 17.1 Tweaks Action Button for Purse or Pocket Awareness - iOS 17.1 Integrates Banking Info into Wallet App for Participating Banks - iOS 17.1 Makes Accessing Discover Balance and Transactions Easier - Sponsored by American Tech Support: Support for businesses and homes for over 20 years. Find out more at americantechsupport.com  - Chat with us in Patreon for as little as $1 a month. Support the show at Patreon.com/macosken - Send me an email: [email protected] or call (716)780-4080!
10/12/202310 minutes, 34 seconds
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U.S. Kids Are Still Cool with Apple - MOSK: 10.11.2023

- Piper Sandler: US Kids Still Cool with Apple - An Apple Bull Looks at Four Factors Holding Apple Shares Down - BofA Eyes the State of Apple Services Revenue - Apple Store Online Goes Live in Chile Next Week - Apple Issues Security Focused iOS/iPadOS 16.7.1 Updates - Apple Seeds Third Betas of OS Updates to Developers - SAR “Fix” for France Coming in iOS 17.1 - iOS/iPadOS 17 Betas May Be Broking Wifi for Some - Sponsored by American Tech Support: Support for businesses and homes for over 20 years. Find out more at americantechsupport.com  - Chat with us in Patreon for as little as $1 a month. Support the show at Patreon.com/macosken - Send me an email: [email protected] or call (716)780-4080!
10/11/202315 minutes, 46 seconds
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Good/Bad Mac Sales and Messes for iMessage - MOSK: 10.10.2023

- Cult of Mac, IDC, and the Mac’s Not-So-Bad Bad Quarter - Samsung Joins Google’s RCS Push - EC Investigating iMessage Over Antitrust Concerns - Allstate Says iPhone 15 Pro Max Is Just as Breakable as the Rest - Reviews Are Out for Meta Quest 3 - Ridley Scott Preps Four-Hour “Napoleon” Cut for Apple TV+ (Maybe) - Sponsored by American Tech Support: Support for businesses and homes for over 20 years. Find out more at americantechsupport.com  - Chat with us in Patreon for as little as $1 a month. Support the show at Patreon.com/macosken - Send me an email: [email protected] or call (716)780-4080!
10/10/202314 minutes, 14 seconds
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Waits Are Too Short for iPhone or Something - MOSK: 10.09.2023

- JP Morgan Worries Over Shortening Wait Times for iPhone 15 Line - iAppleBytes: iOS 17.0.3 Increases Battery Life for Most iPhones - 9to5Mac: Some Users Report Wifi Issues Under iOS/iPadOS 17 - Warning: Make Sure Your USB-C Cord Is Fast Enough for Video to SSD - South Korea Threatens Apple and Google with Fines Over App Store Behaviors - Apple Arcade Adds “Jeopardy! World Tour Plus” - Sponsored by American Tech Support: Support for businesses and homes for over 20 years. Find out more at americantechsupport.com  - Chat with us in Patreon for as little as $1 a month. Support the show at Patreon.com/macosken - Send me an email: [email protected] or call (716)780-4080!
10/9/202316 minutes, 18 seconds
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Mind Blowing Vision Pro Visions - MOSK: 10.06.2023

- Apple Sets Q4FY23 Earnings for 2 November - After September Decline, Foxconn Sees Growing Revenue Through Year's End - Report: Apple Vision Pro Will Be Able to Mirror Its Screen - Deepwater’s Munster Assesses Vision Pro Future - Tim Cook Honors Steve Jobs on Anniversary of Passing - Cook Sees 83% Employee Approval in Pro Social Network Survey - Apple TV+ Offers First Look at “Masters of the Air” - Apple Music Posts Behind-the-Scenes Video of U2 at Las Vegas Sphere - Chat with us in Patreon for as little as $1 a month. Support the show at Patreon.com/macosken - Send me an email: [email protected] or call (716)780-4080!
10/6/202313 minutes, 42 seconds
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Apple Turns Down the Heat and Plugs Holes - MOSK: 10.05.2023

- KeyBanc Lowers Rating on AAPL to “Sector Weight” - iPhone 15 Pro/Pro Max Heating Issues Addressed in iOS 17.0.3 - AppleInsider: iOS 17.0.3 Brings No Apparent Hit to Performance - iOS/iPadOS 17.0.3 Bring Important Security Fixes - New Round of OS Betas Available to Apple’s Public Testing Program - Apple Silicon Required to Develop for visionOS and Apple Vision Pro - Apple Adds Silver and Gold to Beats Solo3 Line - Holiday Viewing Ahead on Apple TV+ - Apple TV+ Outs Trailer for “The Buccaneers” Ahead of November Premier - Chat with us in Patreon for as little as $1 a month. Support the show at Patreon.com/macosken - Send me an email: [email protected] or call (716)780-4080!
10/5/202315 minutes, 37 seconds
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BofA Sees Strength for App Store - MOSK: 10.04.2023

- BofA Sees September-Quarter App Store Strength - Crackdown on Foreign Apps Hits App Store in China - Apple Loses IAP Appeal in Russia - Apple Seeds New Round of OS Betas to Developers - MacRumors Says Mystery iOS 17.0.3 Update on the Way - PayPal and Venmo Cards Now Slot into Apple Wallet and Apple Pay - 2023 HomePod Lands in Apple’s U.S. Refurbished Store - Stanford Apple Watch Study to Eye Arrhythmia Detection in Kids - Apple TV+ Offers First Look at “Criminal Record” - Power what we do next for as little as $1 a month. Join the Mac OS Ken Test Kitchen at Patreon.com/macosken - Send me an email: [email protected] or call (716)780-4080!
10/4/202311 minutes, 52 seconds
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Wait Times and Battery Drain - MOSK: 10.03.2023

- Evercore Notes Shorter Wait Times for iPhone 15 Pro Line in China - Report: Tests Show Faster Battery Drain After iOS 17 Installation - TIME: Nearly Two Years Later, Work at India Foxconn Plant is Still Not Great - A PSA on Monday’s WEA PSA - 2023 HomePod Hits Apple’s Refurbished Stores - All 2015 Apple Watch Models Now Deemed “Obsolete” - “Messi Meets America” Docuseries Hits Apple TV+ Next Week - Power what we do next for as little as $1 a month. Join the Mac OS Ken Test Kitchen at Patreon at Patreon.com/macosken - Send me an email: [email protected] or call (716)780-4080!
10/3/202314 minutes, 13 seconds
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iPhone 15 Pro Is Officially a Hot Item - MOSK: 10.02.2023

- Apple Says Software Update on the Way to Fix iPhone 15 Pro/Pro Max Heating Issue - JP Morgan: Wait Times Improving for iPhone 15 Pro Line - USB-C Transition May Be Causing CarPlay Problems for iPhone 15 Line - Report: BMW Wireless Charging Pad Borking NFC on iPhone 15 - The Latest on watchOS Weather Complication Complications - Wireless Emergency Alerts Test Set for This Wednesday - France Okays iPhone 12 Software Fix - Apple Rumored to Offer $2B Annually for F1 Streaming Rights - Power what we do next for as little as $1 a month. Join the Mac OS Ken Test Kitchen at Patreon at Patreon.com/macosken - Send me an email: [email protected] or call (716)780-4080!
10/2/202315 minutes, 13 seconds
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Heat and Power and iPhone 15 - MOSK: 09.29.2023

- Bloomberg and Wall Street Journal Address Heating Issues and iPhone 15 Pro - MacRumors: Some USB-C Power Banks Not Working for iPhone 15 - First Betas of iOS/iPadOS 17.1 and macOS 14.1 Out to Public Testers - In Wake of Software Updates, Apple Tweaks iCloud.com - Apple Updates iMovie for iOS and Clips - Apple and Epic Both Appeal Cases to US Supreme Court - 2023 Mac Studio Hits Apple Refurbished Store - Apple Invites Developers to Meet with Apple Experts - Apple TV+ Outs First Trailer for “Argylle” - Mac OS Ken is sponsored by BetterHelp: Get 10% off your first month at BetterHelp.com/MacOSKen - Power what we do next for as little as $1 a month. Join the Mac OS Ken Test Kitchen at Patreon at Patreon.com/macosken - Send me an email: [email protected] or call (716)780-4080!
9/29/202315 minutes, 14 seconds
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Ming-Chi Kuo Sings the Blues - MOSK: 09.28.2023

- UBS Offers a Snapshot of iPhone 15 Orders - Pegatron’s Tamil Nadu iPhone Plant Resumes Production - Apple Seeds First Round of Dot-1 OS Updates to Developers - Opps! watchOS 10.0.2 Does Not Fix Weather Complications - Apple Suggests “Fixes” for watchOS Weather Complications  - TF International Analyst Sees Weak Demand for iPad and Mac in 2024 - TF International Analyst Sees No Sign of Life for Apple Car - TF International Analyst Worries Over Vision Pro Future - Apple Explains Need for New AirPods Pro 2 for Apple Vision Pro - Mac OS Ken is sponsored by BetterHelp: Get 10% off your first month at BetterHelp.com/MacOSKen - Power what we do next for as little as $1 a month. Join the Mac OS Ken Test Kitchen at Patreon at Patreon.com/macosken - Send me an email: [email protected] or call (716)780-4080!
9/28/202314 minutes, 46 seconds
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iPhone 15 Brings the Heat? - MOSK: 09.27.2023

- iLounge Hears Complaints About Heat and iPhone 15 - Ming-Chi Kuo: iPhone 15 Pro Heat Issue May Be Tied to Physical Design - AppleInsider: iPhone 15 Heat Issues Not Likely Cause for Concern - Apple Releases iOS 17.0.2 (again), iPadOS 17.0.2, and watchOS 10.0.2 - Complications with Weather Complications in watchOS 10 - Apple Outs Studio Display Firmware Version 17 - Apple Turns iPhone 12 Software Update Over to France for Review - Pegatron’s Fire-Damaged iPhone Plant in India May Be Down for the Week - India Pushes PC Licensing Plan Into 2024 - Apple TV+ Outs Trailer and Release Dates for “Fingernails” - Mac OS Ken is sponsored by BetterHelp: Get 10% off your first month at BetterHelp.com/MacOSKen - Power what we do next for as little as $1 a month. Join the Mac OS Ken Test Kitchen at Patreon at Patreon.com/macosken - Send me an email: [email protected] or call (716)780-4080!
9/27/202316 minutes, 31 seconds
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iPhones Go More Places and Macs Go to Sonoma - MOSK: 09.26.2023

- iPhone 15 Line Hitting Over 20 More Countries This Friday - JP Morgan Notes Historic Waits for iPhone 15 Pro Max - Report: Orders for 15 Pro Displays Up Versus Last Year’s 14 Po Orders - Report: Fire Halts iPhone Production at Pegatron Plant in India - iFixit Gives iPhone 15 Line Repairability Rating of 4-Out-of-10 - macOS Sonoma Set for Public Release Today - Apple Watch FineWoven Magnetic Link Bands Up for Order - Mac OS Ken is sponsored by BetterHelp: Get 10% off your first month at BetterHelp.com/MacOSKen - Power what we do next for as little as $1 a month. Join the Mac OS Ken Test Kitchen at Patreon at Patreon.com/macosken - Send me an email: [email protected] or call (716)780-4080!
9/26/202315 minutes, 47 seconds
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iPhone 15: Day One - MOSK: 09.25.2023

- Cook and Joz Greet iPhone Buyers in NYC - Cult of Mac: Friday Saw Lines for iPhone 15 at Apple Stores Worldwide - Update Your New iPhone 15 to iOS 17.0.2 for Smooth iPhone Transition - Apple Says Fingerprints May Temporarily Discolor iPhone 15 Pro/Pro Max Titanium Band - iFixit: FineWoven is Literally Finely Woven - PSA: A Phone with Glass on Both Sides Will Sometime Break When Dropped - Wedbush Turned on by iPhone 15 Pro Max Scarcity - Evercore Sees “Robust Demand” at Pro End of iPhone 15 Line - Ming-Chi Kuo: iPhone 15 Pro Max Wtoill Power Apple’s December-Quarter - Apple Investigating Privacy Setting Issues Post iOS 17 Update - iOS 17 Brings Right-to-Left Cursor Bug - Usher to Headline Apple Music Super Bowl LVIII Halftime Show - Mac OS Ken is sponsored by BetterHelp: Get 10% off your first month at BetterHelp.com/MacOSKen - Power what we do next for as little as $1 a month. Join the Mac OS Ken Test Kitchen at Patreon at Patreon.com/macosken - Send me an email: [email protected] or call (716)780-4080!
9/25/202317 minutes, 11 seconds
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iPhone 15 Heads to Homes - MOSK: 09.22.2023

- Notes from Listeners on "Early" iPhone 15 Deliveries - PBKreviews Busts Into an iPhone 15 Pro - iPhone 15 Line Brings Easier Battery Cycle Monitoring - Less Than Fine FineWoven Reviews - Bloomberg: Smaller Raises for Apple Retail This Year - Small, Important Updates for Everything - Second macOS Sonoma RC Out to Developers - Apple Updates Pages, Number, and Keynote - WSJ Outlines Apple’s “Spectacular Failure” Building a 5G Modem - Eddy Cue and GQ Talk MLS and Other Sports - Sponsored by Green Chef: Go to GreenChef.com/60mok and use code 60mok for 60% off plus free shipping - Power what we do next for as little as $1 a month. Join the Mac OS Ken Test Kitchen at Patreon at Patreon.com/macosken - Send me an email: [email protected] or call (716)780-4080!
9/22/202319 minutes, 2 seconds
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The Big Huawei Mystery - MOSK: 09.21.2023

- UBS Issues Tepid Note on iPhone 15 Pre-Orders - Apple Store “Strike” Planned for iPhone 15’s Opening Weekend in France - A Look at Huawei’s Homegrown 5G Solution - Apple Tap to Pay Goes Live in Brazil - Crash Detection Seems to Be Crashing Massachusetts Fair - Apple Teases “Slow Horses” Season Three - Sponsored by Green Chef: Go to GreenChef.com/60mok and use code 60mok for 60% off plus free shipping - Power what we do next for as little as $1 a month. Join the Mac OS Ken Test Kitchen at Patreon at Patreon.com/macosken - Send me an email: [email protected] or call (716)780-4080!
9/21/202315 minutes, 47 seconds
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iPhone 15 Pre-Orders Crushing It in China - MOSK: 09.20.2023

- Goldman Sachs: Excitement (with Caveats) Over iPhone Wait Times - SCMP: iPhone 15 Pre-Orders Kind of Crush It in China - AppleInsider Looks at Performance Hits Post iOS 17 Update - Apple Updates iMovie and FCP Suite for iPhone 15 Pro Video - iFixit Drops Repairability Rating on iPhone 14 Due to Difficulty - Samsung Ties Apple on ACSI Computer Report (Kind of) - M2 Ultra Mac Pro Turns Up in Apple Refurbished Store - More Pieces of Apple History Up for Auction - Sponsored by Green Chef: Go to GreenChef.com/60mok and use code 60mok for 60% off plus free shipping - Power what we do next for as little as $1 a month. Join the Mac OS Ken Test Kitchen at Patreon at Patreon.com/macosken - Send me an email: [email protected] or call (716)780-4080!
9/20/202316 minutes, 5 seconds
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Apple's Big Day of OS Updates - MOSK: 09.19.2023

- Goldman Sachs Likes the Lack of iPhones - Ming-Chi Kuo: Tetraprism Lens is 15 Pro Max Bottleneck - 128GB iPhone 15 Pro Won’t Record 4K ProRes to Internal Storage - Back Glass Replacement Cost Drops for iPhone 15 Pro Line - Evercore Unfazed Over Apple Part in Google/DoJ Trial - Apple Outlines Features in iOS 17, iPadOS 17, tvOS 17, and watchOS 10 - MacRumors Outlines Feature in Latest HomePod Software - 9to5Mac Outlines Software Update Features for AirPods Pro 2 - Apple Killed Its Skeuomorphic Design a Decade Ago! - Sponsored by Green Chef: Go to GreenChef.com/60mok and use code 60mok for 60% off plus free shipping - Power what we do next for as little as $1 a month. Join the Mac OS Ken Test Kitchen at Patreon at Patreon.com/macosken - Send me an email: [email protected] or call (716)780-4080!
9/19/202320 minutes, 48 seconds
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Eyeing iPhone 15 Pre-Orders - MOSK: 09.18.2023

- Wait Times Slip for Most iPhone 15 Models - Evercore Analyst Sees iPhone Strength in Lengthening Wait Times - Ming-Chi Kuo: Thoughts on iPhone 15 Line’s Pre-Order Weekend - Wedbush: iPhone Pre-Orders Stronger Than Last Year - Apple to Issue Software Fix for iPhone 12 RF Issue in France - Many New Apple Operating Systems Scheduled to Hit Today - Goldman Sachs Changes Should Ease Apple Card Savings Account Withdrawals - Report: Apple Suspends Some Overall and First-Look Deals as Hollywood Strikes Continue - DreamWorks Animation Bringing “Curses!” To Apple TV+ - Sponsored by Green Chef: Go to GreenChef.com/60mok and use code 60mok for 60% off plus free shipping - Power what we do next for as little as $1 a month. Join the Mac OS Ken Test Kitchen at Patreon at Patreon.com/macosken - Send me an email: [email protected] or call (716)780-4080!
9/18/202317 minutes, 6 seconds
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Wrapping Up the Wonderstuff - MOSK: 09.15.203

- The Curious Case of the USB-C Case and AirPods Pro 2 - Apple Pulls Last iPhone mini Off the Market - Apple Commits to Plastic-Free Packaging by 2025 - Many Apple Prices Drop in UK - Most Apple Watch Battery Replacement Prices Go Up in US - Spain and Switzerland Getting Apple Satellite Services This Month - France Calls for Halt to iPhone 12 Sales and Fix Over RF Concerns - Belgium Calls for RF Investigation for All iPhones and Other Smartphones - Apple Disputes RF Findings in France - Apple Tightly Controls RF Messaging at Store Level - New Trailers for “Lessons in Chemistry” and “Killers of the Flower Moon” - Power what we do next for as little as $1 a month. Join the Mac OS Ken Test Kitchen at Patreon at Patreon.com/macosken - Send me an email: [email protected] or call (716)780-4080!
9/15/202316 minutes, 54 seconds
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The China iPhone Ban Story Gets Silly - MOSK: 09.14.2023

- More Analyst Reaction to the “Wonderlust” Event - China Says Explicitly That There’s No iPhone Ban - US Says China’s iPhone Ban is Just So China - iPhone 15 Pro/Pro Max Add Support for India’s NavIC - iPhone 15 Pro/Pro Max Nab iPhone 14’s Easier Repairability  - Hermès Adds New Leather Bands for Apple Watch Through Its Own Channels - New Olivia Rodrigo Video Shot on iPhone 15 Pro/Pro Max - Apple TV+ Outs Teaser for “For All Mankind” Season Four - Power what we do next for as little as $1 a month. Join the Mac OS Ken Test Kitchen at Patreon at Patreon.com/macosken - Send me an email: [email protected] or call (716)780-4080!
9/14/202313 minutes, 27 seconds
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Wandering the Wonderlust Event - MOSK: 09.13.2023

- Apple Introduces Apple Watch Series 9 and Apple Watch Ultra 2 - Apple Launches iPhone 15 Line - iPhone 15 Prices Stay the Same. Mostly. ish. - Release Candidates and Release Dates Released for Upcoming OS Updates - Apple Announces Higher Storage Options for iCloud+ - Apple Says “So Long” to Leather for iPhone Cases and Apple Watch Bands - Hermès Apple Watch Bands Ditch the Leather - Analyst Notes Post “Wonderlust” - Power what we do next for as little as $1 a month. Join the Mac OS Ken Test Kitchen at Patreon at Patreon.com/macosken - Send me an email: [email protected] or call (716)780-4080!
9/13/202325 minutes, 55 seconds
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Qualcomm, Wonderlust, and Pegasus - MOSK: 09.12.2023

- Apple and Qualcomm Extend Modem Deal Through 2026 - Barclays Analyst Sees “S” Year for iPhone 15 Line - Report: Foxconn “iPhone City” Boosts Hiring as iPhone 15 Launch Begins - Hermès Inventory Shifts Ahead of “Wonderlust” Event - Apple Issues Security Updates to Thwart Pegasus on Older Devices - 15-Inch M2 MacBook Air Hits Apple Refurbished Stores in Canada and US - PayPal Credit/Debit Cards Start Rolling Out Apple Pay/Apple Wallet Support - Applications Open for Apple Entrepreneur Camps  - Power what we do next for as little as $1 a month. Join the Mac OS Ken Test Kitchen at Patreon at Patreon.com/macosken - Send me an email: [email protected] or call (716)780-4080!
9/12/202315 minutes, 21 seconds
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Never Mind About the China Thing? Mac OS Ken: 09.11.2023

- China Seems to Deny iPhone Ban - JP Morgan Lowers AAPL Target to $230 on Tepid iPhone Expectations and China Worries - TrendForce Sees Prices on Most iPhone 15 Models Staying Steady - Jefferies Analyst Says Boring is Exciting for iPhone 15 Line - MacRumors: Expect USB-C Sell/Upsell Pitch with iPhone 15 Line - Report: Last Week’s OS Updates Meant to Block NSO Group’s Pegasus - Ming-Chi Kuo Expects No M3 MacBook This Year - 15-Inch MacBook Air Hits Apple Refurbished Stores in UK and Europe - Glasgow Apple Retail Union ReachesPay Agreement with Apple - Apple TV+ Outs Trailer and Release Date for “Monarch: Legacy of Monsters” - Power what we do next for as little as $1 a month. Join the Mac OS Ken Test Kitchen at Patreon at Patreon.com/macosken - Send me an email: [email protected] or call (716)780-4080!
9/11/202315 minutes, 2 seconds
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Fear of an iPhone Ban Plays Havoc - MOSK: 09.08.2023

- Reuters Also Hears of iPhone Ban in China for Some Government Workers - Bloomberg says China will Grow Foreign Tech Bans for Government Workers - Some AAPL Analysts Freakout Over China Bans, New Huawei Phone - Some AAPL Analysts See No Cause for Concern in Alleged China Bans - Morgan Stanley Sees Prices on Most iPhone 15 Models Staying Steady - Apple Issues OS Updates to Address Actively Exploited Vulnerabilities - Apple TV+ Adds First German Series to the Mix - Apple TV+ Outs Trailer for “The Supermodels” - Power what we do next for as little as $1 a month. Join the Mac OS Ken Test Kitchen at Patreon at Patreon.com/macosken - Send me an email: [email protected] or call (716)780-4080!
9/8/202316 minutes, 35 seconds
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What Happened to AAPL on Wednesday? MOSK: 09.07.2023

- Tech Shares Tanked Wednesday for… Reasons - China Bans Foreign Tech Use for More Government Workers - EU Official Adds Apple to DMA "Gatekeeper" List - TrendForce Data Casts Doubt on Strength of iPhone 15 Pro Max Sales - Horace Dediu: iPhone Users More Valuable to Developers Than Android Users - Apple Will Load iPhone and iPad Apps in Vision Pro App Store - UK Backs Away From Magic Door Encryption Demands - Power what we do next for as little as $1 a month. Join the Mac OS Ken Test Kitchen at Patreon at Patreon.com/macosken - Send me an email: [email protected] or call (716)780-4080!
9/7/202315 minutes, 29 seconds
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One Week to Wonderlust - MOSK: 09.06.2023

- With iPhone 15 on the Horizon, Foxconn Sees Better Days Ahead - Report: India May Make Day-One iPhone Release  - Gurman: Apple Retail Plans Overnight After “Wonderlust” Event - Apple Apparently Burning Through Remaining Hermès Leather Bands - Apple Puts Up Placeholder for “Wonderlust” on YouTube - Apple and Arm Extend Partnership Beyond 2040 - Apple Says iMessage is Too Small for EU DMA Regulation - Apple Southampton: Third UK Store Votes to Unionize - Apple Makes Ninth Beta of tvOS 17 Available to Developers - 2023 Mac Studio on the Way to Apple Refurbished Store - Apple Buys Swedish Classical Label BIS Records - Power what we do next for as little as $1 a month. Join the Mac OS Ken Test Kitchen at Patreon at Patreon.com/macosken - Send me an email: [email protected] or call (716)780-4080!
9/6/202313 minutes, 43 seconds
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Risks for Apple and Rewards for iPhone - MOSK: 09.05.2023

- Goldman Sachs Lists Top Five Risks for Apple - TrendForce: Apple Could Soon Best Samsung in Smartphones Shipments - SpaceX Taking More Emergency SOS via Satellite Satellites to Space - Apple and USPTO Settle Suit Over “Smart Keyboard” - New Apple Page Highlights “Apps by Apple” - Apple Reopens Renovated Store in Frankfurt, Germany - Foxconn and Its Founder Officially Sever Ties - Apple Lowers Season Pass Price for Remainder of MLS ‘23 - Power what we do next for as little as $1 a month. Join the Mac OS Ken Test Kitchen at Patreon at Patreon.com/macosken - Send me an email: [email protected] or call (716)780-4080!
9/5/202314 minutes, 33 seconds
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iPhone Prices and Ba-dee-ya! MOSK: 09.01.2023

- Goldman Sachs: Higher Price Warranted for iPhone 15 Pro - IDC: iPhone Shares to Hit New High as Smartphone Market Shrinks - Apple Explains Abandoning CSAM Detection Plans to Advocacy Group - Apple Opens Applications for 2024 iPhone SRD Program - Apple Adds a Few MBPs to Its Vintage List - One-Week Trial of Apple TV+ Disappears from South Africa and UK - Apple Kills iTunes Movie Trailers App, Website, and Branding - Power what we do next for as little as $1 a month. Join the Mac OS Ken Test Kitchen at Patreon at Patreon.com/macosken - Send me an email: [email protected] or call (716)780-4080!
9/1/202315 minutes, 42 seconds
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Ming-Chi Kuo Adds Color to His iPhone 15 Talk - MOSK: 08.31.2023

- Ming-Chi Kuo Adds Color to iPhone Production Posts - CIRP: Nearly 80% of US iPhones Sold Through Carriers - Google Posts Then Pulls Pixel 8 Pro Pic - More Betas Escape Apple Park - Report: Apple Nixing Support Positions on Twitter, YouTube, and Support Community - Apple TV+ Outs Trailer for le Carré Documentary “The Pigeon Tunnel” - Ridley Scott Hopes You Get to See Four-and-a-Half Hour “Napoleon” Someday - Power what we do next for as little as $1 a month. Join the Mac OS Ken Test Kitchen at Patreon at Patreon.com/macosken - Send me an email: [email protected] or call (716)780-4080!
8/31/202312 minutes, 45 seconds
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Wonderlusty! MOSK: 08.30.2023

- Apple Announces “Wonderlust” Event for 12 September - New iPhones Among Many "Wonderlust" Expectations - New Round of OS Betas Out to Developers - Apple Ends AR "Easter Eggs" Ahead of "Wonderlust" Event - TechInsight: China Overtook U.S. as Top iPhone Market in 2Q23 - Kandji Sees Increased Adoption of Apple Gear in Business - IDC: End of Windows 10 Support May Spur Apple Growth in Business - Apple Launches Back to College/University Sales Promo - Foxconn Wisconsin Properties For Sale - Apple Chief of Security Headed Back to Court on Bribery Charge - Apple TV+ Changes Tack on “Killers of the Flower Moon” Release - Power what we do next for as little as $1 a month. Join the Mac OS Ken Test Kitchen at Patreon at Patreon.com/macosken - Send me an email: [email protected] or call (716)780-4080!
8/30/202314 minutes, 3 seconds
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Ming-Chi Kuo Sees No Delay for iPhone 15 Pro Max - MOSK: 08.29.2023

- Ming-Chi Kuo Sees No Delay for iPhone 15 Pro Max  - Ming-Chi Kuo: Apple Is Banking on 15 Pro Max Periscope Lenses - Research Firm Omdia Sees Shift to Pro/Pro Max iPhones Continuing - Foxconn Founder Talks Tough in Taiwanese Presidential Run - Rumor Has Apple Ending Sale of Leather iPhone Cases - Mackenzie Ltd. Makes Wildly Expensive “Ted Lasso” Shortbread - Power what we do next for as little as $1 a month. Join the Mac OS Ken Test Kitchen at Patreon at Patreon.com/macosken - Send me an email: [email protected] or call (716)780-4080!
8/29/202314 minutes, 14 seconds
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The Annual Supply Chain Freakout - MOSK: 08.28.2023

- Wright’s Research Ups Apple to “Strong Buy” with $215 Target - 9to5Mac Observes the Annual iPhone Supply Chain Freakout - Beats Signs Promotional Deal with 15 College Athletes - Report: Apple TV+ Production Leaves Small Business Bills Unpaid in Finland - Tim Cook Is Very Much Not on Instagram - Stitcher Says "So Long" - Power what we do next for as little as $1 a month. Join the Mac OS Ken Test Kitchen at Patreon at Patreon.com/macosken - Send me an email: [email protected] or call (716)780-4080!
8/28/202314 minutes, 17 seconds
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An Ugly Day for Tech Shares Examined - MOSK: 08.25.2023

- Reports Say Profit-Taking and Uncertainty Lead to Tech Sell-Off - Smartphone Promotions Cost 5,000 T-Mobile Employees Their Jobs - The “Fight” to Shoot an Apple TV+ Show on iPhone - Apple TV+ Outs Trailer for Third Season of “The Morning Show” - Power what we do next for as little as $1 a month. Join the Mac OS Ken Test Kitchen at Patreon at Patreon.com/macosken - Send me an email: [email protected] or call (716)780-4080!
8/25/202314 minutes, 3 seconds
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Right to Repair in the Twilight Zone - MOSK: 08.24.2023

- Apple Pens Letter Supporting California’s Right to Repair Bill - Feds Seizes $400K in Counterfeit Apple Gear - New watchOS 10 Beta Out to Public Testers - Mayo Clinic Employs Apple Watch in New Essential Tremors Study - Apple Card Offers 5% Daily Cash Back for Some on Travel and Dining  - Apple TV+ Drops Trailer for “Flora and Son” - Tipsters Think Apple Shot iPhone 15 Guided Tour This Month in Mexico City - Power what we do next for as little as $1 a month. Join the Mac OS Ken Test Kitchen at Patreon at Patreon.com/macosken - Send me an email: [email protected] or call (716)780-4080!
8/24/202312 minutes, 43 seconds
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Morgan Stanley Sees iPhone and Services Growth - MOSK: 08.23.2023

- Morgan Stanley Analyst Eyes iPhone and Service Growth for C2H23 - Developers Get New Round of Updates and RC for Ventura - Apple’s Tap to Pay Goes Live in the Netherlands - Shazam Update Adds Widgets for Lock Screen - Beats Studio Buds+ Go Cosmic with Olive & June Promotional Tie-In - Power what we do next for as little as $1 a month. Join the Mac OS Ken Test Kitchen at Patreon at Patreon.com/macosken - Send me an email: [email protected] or call (716)780-4080!
8/23/202312 minutes, 30 seconds
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AAPL Shares in Correction - MOSK: 08.22.2023

- Yahoo Finance Ignores iPhone 15 Pro and Sees Gloom for Apple’s Future - Motley Fool: AAPL Correction Means Time to Buy - Accessibility Info Added to Apple Support App - More Apple Shortcuts for Tesla - Apple Pay Generates Donations to US National Park Foundation This Week - Power what we do next for as little as $1 a month. Join the Mac OS Ken Test Kitchen at Patreon at Patreon.com/macosken - Send me an email: [email protected] or call (716)780-4080!
8/22/202312 minutes, 11 seconds
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Your Apple Watch Band Is SO GROSS! - MOSK: 08.21.2023

- Evercore Expects iPhone 15 Pro to Drive Serious Upgrades - Bluetooth Registry Hints at Apple Watch Refresh - Apple Watch Bands Are Riddled with Disease-Causing Germs and Bacteria - Tech and Trade Groups Ask US to Intercede Over India’s Planned Import Ban - AppleInsider’s Mike Wuerthele Goes “Hands On with Apple Vision Pro in the Wild” - Users Can Turn on Tesla Feature with Apple Shortcuts - California Digital ID Works on iPhone, Not in Apple Wallet - Power what we do next for as little as $1 a month. Join the Mac OS Ken Test Kitchen at Patreon at Patreon.com/macosken - Send me an email: [email protected] or call (716)780-4080!
8/21/202313 minutes, 33 seconds
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iPhone May Win 2023 - MOSK: 08.18.2023

- As Smartphone Sales Drop, Counterpoint Sees Shot at Brass Ring for iPhone - Apple Card Wins Another J.D. Power Award - Apple Fixes Location Service Bug with macOS Ventura 13.5.1 - Merchant Machine: Apple Tops in TV and Movie Product Placement - Apple TV+ Offers First Look for Live Action Godzilla Series - Sponsored by SimpliSafe: Get 20% off any SimpliSafe system when you sign up for a free month trial of Fast Protect Monitoring at Simplisafe.com/macosken - Power what we do next for as little as $1 a month. Join the Mac OS Ken Test Kitchen at Patreon at Patreon.com/macosken - Send me an email: [email protected] or call (716)780-4080!
8/18/202315 minutes, 42 seconds
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Expecting the Totally Expected - MOSK: 08.17.2023

- KeyBanc Expects Apple to Miss Expectations - Likely iPhone 15 Spotted on Regulatory Database in India - Bloomberg: Foxconn Currently Producing iPhone 15 in India - CIRP Eyes Storage Capacities and Falling iPhone Selling Prices - Wedbush Wants Apple to Buy ESPN - Apple TV+ Teases “The Buccaneers” - “Fingernails” to Hit Theaters and Apple TV+ in Early November - Sponsored by SimpliSafe: Get 20% off any SimpliSafe system when you sign up for a free month trial of Fast Protect Monitoring at Simplisafe.com/macosken - Power what we do next for as little as $1 a month. Join the Mac OS Ken Test Kitchen at Patreon at Patreon.com/macosken - Send me an email: [email protected] or call (716)780-4080!
8/17/202317 minutes, 27 seconds
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Less Choice for iPhone and Apple Card - MOSK: 08.16.2023

- Apple Card Monthly Financing for iPhone Now Requires Carrier Contract - Setapp Plans Third-Party iOS App Store for EU - New Round of OS Betas Out to Developers and Public Testers - Apple Releases watchOS 9.6.1 with Medical API Fix - YouTuber Nabs Vid of Studio Construction at Apple Park - Apple Watch Activity Challenge Celebrating National Parks Set for 26 August - pCAM Pro: iPhone App Nabs Technical Emmy Honors - Documentary “Love Notes to Newton” Hits YouTube for 30th Anniversary - Sponsored by SimpliSafe: Get 20% off any SimpliSafe system when you sign up for a free month trial of Fast Protect Monitoring at Simplisafe.com/macosken - Power what we do next for as little as $1 a month. Join the Mac OS Ken Test Kitchen at Patreon at Patreon.com/macosken - Send me an email: [email protected] or call (716)780-4080!
8/16/202313 minutes, 41 seconds
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That's Not What Foxconn Said - MOSK: 08.15.2023

- Lost in Translation: Sony says One Thing, 9to5Mac Hears Another - Counterpoint: “Make in India” Makes India No. 2 in Handset Production - Former Apple Exec Heads New Integrated Services Division at Ford - FT: Full Slate of Streaming Services Now More Expensive Than Cable - Apple TV+ Announces Second Lionel Messi Docuseries - Sponsored by SimpliSafe: Get 20% off any SimpliSafe system when you sign up for a free month trial of Fast Protect Monitoring at Simplisafe.com/macosken - Power what we do next for as little as $1 a month. Join the Mac OS Ken Test Kitchen at Patreon at Patreon.com/macosken - Send me an email: [email protected] or call (716)780-4080!
8/15/202317 minutes, 44 seconds
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Apple Seems to Settle Some Suits - MOSK: 08.14.2023

- Barron’s: A.I. Drives Bullish Tech Outlook for Wedbush - Apple and Caltech May Have Reached Settlement in Wifi Patent Suit - Way Cleared for “Throttlegate” Payments - “Happy Trails” to iTunes Movie Trailers? - "Frog and Toad" Disappear from and Reappear on Apple TV+ in US - Streaming Trackers See Big Numbers for “Hijack” Season Finale - Sponsored by SimpliSafe: Get 20% off any SimpliSafe system when you sign up for a free month trial of Fast Protect Monitoring at Simplisafe.com/macosken - Power what we do next for as little as $1 a month. Join the Mac OS Ken Test Kitchen at Patreon at Patreon.com/macosken - Send me an email: [email protected] or call (716)780-4080!
8/14/202315 minutes, 54 seconds
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Messi Supersizes MLS on Apple TV - MOSK: 08.11.2023

- IDC Notes Stellar Growth for iPhone in India - India Imposes, Then Delays Ban on Imports of Laptops and Servers - Trolls Join TSMC AZ Row - Location Permissions Borked for Some in Recent macOS Update - InterMiami Exec: MLS Season Pass Subs More Than Double Since Messi - Emergency SOS via Satellite Saves Family in Maui Wildfires - Apple CEO Pledges Support for Maui Relief Efforts - Sponsored by BetterHelp: Professional, licensed, and vetted counselors that you can trust. Get 10% off your first month at BetterHelp.com/MacOSKen - Power what we do next for as little as $1 a month. Join the Mac OS Ken Test Kitchen at Patreon at Patreon.com/macosken - Send me an email: [email protected] or call (716)780-4080!
8/11/202312 minutes, 13 seconds
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That's Not What Sony Said - MOSK: 08.10.2023

- Lost in Translation: Sony says One Thing, 9to5Mac Hears Another - TSMC: AZ Plant to Miss 2024 Production Target - AZ Union Launches Petition to Keep Out Taiwanese Construction Workers - SCOTUS Denies Epic Games’ App Store Steering Request - Beats Studio Pro Hit 20+ New Countries - USB-C Mandated Power Port for Saudi Arabia in 2025/26 - No Second Season for Apple TV+ Drama “City on Fire” - Apple TV+ Teases “Almost Romantic” Comedy “Still Up” - Sponsored by BetterHelp: Professional, licensed, and vetted counselors that you can trust. Get 10% off your first month at BetterHelp.com/MacOSKen - Power what we do next for as little as $1 a month. Join the Mac OS Ken Test Kitchen at Patreon at Patreon.com/macosken - Send me an email: [email protected] or call (716)780-4080!
8/10/202314 minutes, 27 seconds
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Did Apple Spill Some A.I. Beans? MOSK: 08.09.2023

- Analysts Largely Positive After Apple Earnings - Counterpoint: Apple Took Record Shares of Smartphone Revenue and Profit Last Quarter - Counterpoint Tracks Android to iPhone Switching for Under-30s in South Korea - Bloomberg’s Gurman Expects Mid-September iPhone 15 Announce - Next Round of OS Updates Updated for Developers - Apple Pay Goes Live in Chile and Vietnam - Tim Cook’s Answer on AI, Revisited - Sponsored by BetterHelp: Professional, licensed, and vetted counselors that you can trust. Get 10% off your first month at BetterHelp.com/MacOSKen - Power what we do next for as little as $1 a month. Join the Mac OS Ken Test Kitchen at Patreon at Patreon.com/macosken - Send me an email: [email protected] or call (716)780-4080!
8/9/202317 minutes, 17 seconds
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A Late Look at Apple's Q3 Earnings - MOSK: 08.08.2023

- A Late Look at Apple's 3QFY23 Earnings - Sponsored by BetterHelp: Professional, licensed, and vetted counselors that you can trust. Get 10% off your first month at BetterHelp.com/MacOSKen - Power what we do next for as little as $1 a month. Join the Mac OS Ken Test Kitchen at Patreon at Patreon.com/macosken - Send me an email: [email protected] or call (716)780-4080!
8/8/202314 minutes, 40 seconds
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The One with COVID-19 - MOSK: 08.02.2023

Hey everybody. This is Ken’s computer. Ken had a great time on his trip. He got to see friends. He got to see family, He got souvenirs. Unfortunately - he also got COVID 19. Which is so 2020 of him. Shhhh. Ken is resting. Shows again when he feels better. Thanks for your patience. Stay healthy.
8/2/20231 minute
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Messi Scores for Apple TV - MOSK: 08.01.2023

- Piper Sandler Ups Apple Target to $220 - Apple Acknowledges Issues with Screen Time  - UK Police Complain of Accidental Emergency Calls from Apple Watch - Apple Threatens to Pull iMessage and FaceTime from UK Over Proposed Security Changes - Apple Sued for $1B in UK Over App Store Developer Fees - House Subcommittee Quizzes Apple on Blockchain, NFTs, and the App Store - Epic Asks SCOTUS to Enforce App Store Anti-Steering Ruling as Apple Appeals That Ruling - Complaints of Squiggly Lines from Apple Pencil on Third-Party Repaired iPad Pros - DFW and Houston Get Apple Maps Improvements - Apple TV: Three Most-Watched MLS Games Hit Same Week as Messi Debut - Sponsored by BetterHelp: Professional, licensed, and vetted counselors that you can trust. Get 10% off your first month at BetterHelp.com/MacOSKen - Power what we do next for as little as $1 a month. Join the Mac OS Ken Test Kitchen at Patreon at Patreon.com/macosken - Send me an email: [email protected] or call (716)780-4080!
8/1/202318 minutes, 40 seconds
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Notes Ahead of Apple's Q3 Earnings - MOSK: 07.31.2023

- Bernstein Moves Apple Target Up $20, Maintains “Hold” Rating - Counterpoint: iPhone Grows US Share Even as Shipments Slip - Wedbush: China May Lift iPhone Sales into Positive for June-Quarter - BofA Moves Apple Target Up $20, Maintains “Neutral” Rating - Goldman Sachs Stays Bullish on AAPL Ahead of 3Q Earnings - Morgan Stanley Sees Super Strength for Apple Shares After Q3 Earnings - Report: Apple Vision Pro Opens Funding Opportunities for AR/VR/XR Firms - Apple Releases OS Updates With Serious Security Fixes - Apple Releases Developer Betas of Next Big OS Updates - Apple Releases Second visionOS Developer Beta, Opens Vision Pro Dev Kit Applications - Privacy Rules Around Vision Pro Developer Kit Are No Joke - Sponsored by Factor: Use code macosken50 at factormeals.com/macosken50 for 50% off. - Sponsored by BetterHelp: Professional, licensed, and vetted counselors that you can trust. Get 10% off your first month at BetterHelp.com/MacOSKen - Power what we do next for as little as $1 a month. Join the Mac OS Ken Test Kitchen at Patreon at Patreon.com/macosken - Send me an email: [email protected] or call (716)780-4080!
7/31/202320 minutes, 5 seconds
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A Message from Ken's Computer - MOSK: 07.24.2023

Traveling for family stuff this week. Nothing tragic, but it has bitten into the regular production thing. There may be a regular show or two this week. Full shows kick off again next Monday. Stay Tuned. We'll be in touch. You Rock. 
7/24/202354 seconds
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The Most Boring "Buy" Around - MOSK: 07.20.2023

- Jefferies Gives Boring Apple Stock a Higher Price Target - Unity Launches Closed Developer Beta for visionOS Support - Bloomberg: Apple Plans Big Consumer AI Push for 2024 - Report: Internal Comms Tool Limits Apple Retail Talk to Shiny-Happy - Apple Page Outlines Back-to-School Tax Holidays for Various States - Beats Studio Pro Makes the Scene - Sponsored by Factor: Use code macosken50 at factormeals.com/macosken50 for 50% off. - Power what we do next for as little as $1 a month. Join the Mac OS Ken Test Kitchen at Patreon at Patreon.com/macosken - Send me an email: [email protected] or call (716)780-4080!
7/20/202315 minutes, 48 seconds
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Apple Fares Well in Slumping Segments - MOSK: 07.19.2023

- Counterpoint: High-End Does Well in Sinking Smartphone Market - Analysts Expect 27% Drop in 2Q Profits for TSMC - Foxconn Building New Plant for iPhone Components in India’s Karnataka - Counterpoint: The Mac Grows in Shrinking PC Market - Spain Antitrust Authorities Fine Apple and Amazon Almost No Money - Apple and Goldman Sachs Update Terms of High Yield Savings Account - Apple Releases Release Candidates of Current OS Updates to Developers - Sponsored by Factor: Use code macosken50 at factormeals.com/macosken50 for 50% off. - Power what we do next for as little as $1 a month. Join the Mac OS Ken Test Kitchen at Patreon at Patreon.com/macosken - Send me an email: [email protected] or call (716)780-4080!
7/19/202315 minutes, 5 seconds
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A Higher Apple Target and a Messy Messi Unveil - MOSK: 07.18.2023

- Morgan Stanley Ups Apple Target on Growth Expectations for India - 9th Circuit Delays App Store Anti-Steering Enforcement Pending SCOTUS Appeal - Report: Some Apple Savings Accounts Getting Credit for Slow Withdrawals - Apple Pay Express Transit Hits Australia’s South Wales - Correction: Final Price for 4GB Original iPhone ~$190,000 - Tinkerer Imitates Vision Pro’s “EyeSight” on Meta Quest Pro - Apple Music Live Burna Boy Concert Set for Wednesday - MLS Apple TV+ Messi “Unveil” Gets… Messy - Sponsored by Factor: Use code macosken50 at factormeals.com/macosken50 for 50% off. - Power what we do next for as little as $1 a month. Join the Mac OS Ken Test Kitchen at Patreon at Patreon.com/macosken - Send me an email: [email protected] or call (716)780-4080!
7/18/202317 minutes, 12 seconds
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More Ultra Than Ultra - MOSK: 07.17.2023

- Ming-Chi Kuo: This Fall’s Apple Watch Ultra to Include 3D Printed Parts - MacRumors: So, I guess We're Doing Apple Watch Ultra Every Year? - Financial Times: Russia Banning Government Use of Apple Hardware (Again) - The American Prospect: Rush to Build AZ Fab Sees “Mistakes and Injuries” - Report: Apple TV+ Eyes Streaming Deal with Germany's Bundesliga - Sun Valley Spurs Talk of NBA on Apple Vision Pro - Apple Online Stores Remove Gift Wrap Option - Unopened 4GB Original iPhone Sells for Record Price - Sponsored by Factor: Use code macosken50 at factormeals.com/macosken50 for 50% off. - Power what we do next for as little as $1 a month. Join the Mac OS Ken Test Kitchen at Patreon at Patreon.com/macosken - Send me an email: [email protected] or call (716)780-4080!
7/17/202320 minutes, 30 seconds
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Pulling a Bad Thread - MOSK: 07.14.2023

- Report: Apple Retail Revenue in UK Passes Pre-Pandemic Levels - Apple Throws Switch for Tap to Pay in the UK - Report: Logic Pro and Final Cut Pro for iPad No Longer Accessible in Russia - Apple Back to School Offers Go Live for Asia, Europe, Middle East and UK - Apple Pulls High-Ranking Threads Imitator from App Stores - Code Monkeys Find AirPlay Reference in Tesla App for iOS - Actors Join Writers In Strike Against Studios - Sponsored by Issuu: Get 50% off an annual premium account with code MACOSKEN at issuu.com/podcast - Sponsored by Factor: Use code macosken50 at factormeals.com/macosken50 for 50% off your first box. - Power what we do next for as little as $1 a month. Join the Mac OS Ken Test Kitchen at Patreon at Patreon.com/macosken - Send me an email: [email protected] or call (716)780-4080!
7/14/202318 minutes, 15 seconds
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Rapid Security Replacement - MOSK: 07.13.2023

- CIRP Looks at Apple Music, Apple TV+, and Age Groups - Apple Issues Replacement Rapid Security Response - First Public Betas Out for This Fall’s OS Updates from Apple - macOS 13.5 Will Fix Syncing Issue with 3rd and 4th Gen. iPod shuffle (?!?) - Towson Town Center Retail Union Stymied by Apple Negotiation Stance - Apple Adds a Few More Drivers Back to Its AV Fleet - Sony Extends Apple TV+ Trial Offers to PS4 and PS5 Owners - Apple TV+ Outs Trailer for “Physical” Season-Three - Apple TV+ commercial on YouTube - Sponsored by Issuu: Get 50% off an annual premium account with code MACOSKEN at issuu.com/podcast - Sponsored by Factor: Use code macosken50 at factormeals.com/macosken50 for 50% off your first box. - Power what we do next for as little as $1 a month. Join the Mac OS Ken Test Kitchen at Patreon at Patreon.com/macosken - Send me an email: [email protected] or call (716)780-4080!
7/13/202318 minutes, 24 seconds
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A Rapid Security Retreat - MOSK: 07.12.2023

- KeyBanc Ups Apple Target Because… Apple - Canalys and IDC See Growth for Mac in Shrinking PC Space - Apple Opens Store in China’s WeChat - Apple Revokes Monday’s Rapid Security Response - A Plethora of Developer Betas from Apple - Apple TV+ Docuseries “The Super Models” Hits in Mid-September - Apple TV+ Offers First Look for “The Changeling” - Sponsored by Issuu: Get 50% off an annual premium account with code MACOSKEN at issuu.com/podcast - Sponsored by Factor: Use code macosken50 at factormeals.com/macosken50 for 50% off your first box. - Power what we do next for as little as $1 a month. Join the Mac OS Ken Test Kitchen at Patreon at Patreon.com/macosken - Send me an email: [email protected] or call (716)780-4080!
7/12/202316 minutes, 6 seconds
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You People Are the BEST! MOSK: 07.11.2023

- Apple Sets 3QFY23 Earnings for August 3rd - Small Apple Updates Address “In the Wild” Webkit Vulnerability - New Round of Current OS Betas Out to Developers - App Store Prices Rising in Egypt, Nigeria, Tanzania, and Turkey - My Porsche App Adds Functionality to CarPlay - Report: Some GM Dealers Kind of Freaked About Ditching CarPlay in EVs - Beats and fragment Team on Limited Edition Beats Fit Pro - Apple Podcast “After the Whistle” Back for Women’s 2023 World Cup Coverage - Apple Outs First Trailer for Ridley Scott’s “Napoleon” - Sponsored by Issuu: Get 50% off an annual premium account with code MACOSKEN at issuu.com/podcast - Sponsored by Factor: Use code macosken50 at factormeals.com/macosken50 for 50% off your first box. - Power what we do next for as little as $1 a month. Join the Mac OS Ken Test Kitchen at Patreon at Patreon.com/macosken - Send me an email: [email protected] or call (716)780-4080!
7/11/202318 minutes, 19 seconds
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The Inaccessible Mr. Ive - MOSK: 07.10.2023

- Apple Closes A Tiny Bit Below $3T - Apple Kicks Blackmailing Predatory Lending Apps from App Store in India - Shazam Can Now Shazam in Other Apps (Kind Of) - Judge Rules “Thumbs-Up” Emoji Legally Binding in Contract Dispute - Apple Hosting “Foundation” Q&A and Episode One on YouTube - Jony Ive Limited Edition Turntable Selling for $60K - Apple Book of Jony Ives Designs Hits High Prices on eBay - Sponsored by Issuu: Get 50% off an annual premium account with code MACOSKEN at issuu.com/podcast - Sponsored by Factor: Use code macosken50 at factormeals.com/macosken50 for 50% off your first box. - Power what we do next for as little as $1 a month. Join the Mac OS Ken Test Kitchen at Patreon at Patreon.com/macosken - Send me an email: [email protected] or call (716)780-4080!
7/10/202316 minutes, 55 seconds
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Apple Services Shine in Evercore Survey - MOSK: 07.07.2023

- Evercore Bullish on Apple Services Through at Least FY27 - Counterpoint: iPhone Saw Successful 618 on Back of Significant Discounts - Economic Times: Apple Sharpening Focus on Retail in India - iOS 17 Says Apple Savings Transfers Can Take Five Business Days - TestFlight Update Brings visionOS Support - Meta Quest Pro Runs Hobbled visionOS Demo - Report: Samsung Takes XR Headset Back to the Drawing Board After Seeing Apple Vision Pro - Apple Offers Small “First Look” at Brad Pitt F1 Film - Apple TV+ Lands on “Strange Planet” in August - Apple TV+ Outs New Trailer for “Foundation” Season Two - Sponsored by HelloFresh: Go to HelloFresh.com/mok50 and and use code mok50 for 50% off plus free shipping - Power what we do next for as little as $1 a month. Join the Mac OS Ken Test Kitchen at Patreon at Patreon.com/macosken - Send me an email: [email protected] or call (716)780-4080!
7/7/202317 minutes, 56 seconds
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Okay! Fine! We're a "Gatekeeper!" - MOSK: 07.06.2023

- DMA Changes for Apple Slated for March 2024 - Apple, Optis, and the $7 Billion Question - Apple Signs Amicus Brief Against SCOTUS Affirmative Action Admissions Ruling - SCMP Can’t Find Support for Financial Times Vision Pro Production Cut Story - Third Betas of This Fall’s Apple OS Updates Seeded to Developers - Firefox Dropping New Features for macOS Mojave and Earlier - Spotify Killing App Store Billing for Legacy Premium Subscribers - Apple Outs Trailer for “Killers of the Flower Moon” - Sponsored by HelloFresh: Go to HelloFresh.com/mok50 and and use code mok50 for 50% off plus free shipping - Power what we do next for as little as $1 a month. Join the Mac OS Ken Test Kitchen at Patreon at Patreon.com/macosken - Send me an email: [email protected] or call (716)780-4080!
7/6/202315 minutes, 4 seconds
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A Tale of Woe for Apple Vision Pro - MOSK: 07.05.2023

- Financial Times Tells Tale of Woe Around Apple Vision Pro Production - WSJ: Goldman Sachs Wants to Offload Apple Card - Apple and Nokia Extend 5G Patent Agreement - Apple Draws SCOTUS into Epic/Fortnite Fight - Australia Apple Weather App Users Get Next-Hour Precipitation Forecasts - Sponsored by HelloFresh: Go to HelloFresh.com/mok50 and and use code mok50 for 50% off plus free shipping - Power what we do next for as little as $1 a month. Join the Mac OS Ken Test Kitchen at Patreon at Patreon.com/macosken - Send me an email: [email protected] or call (716)780-4080!
7/5/202310 minutes, 53 seconds
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Tales of Apple Retail and Apple TV+ MOSK: 07.04.2023

- Apple Store in Strasbourg, France Vandalized Amid Riots - Facades 1.2: Michael Steeber’s Apple Store App Gets an Update - Room to Grow for One of Apple’s Smallest Store - Apple TV+ Cancels "High Desert" After One Season - Apple TV+ Cancels “Monster Factory” After One Season - “Invasion” Season Two Gets Premier Date - Sponsored by HelloFresh: Go to HelloFresh.com/mok50 and and use code mok50 for 50% off plus free shipping - Power what we do next for as little as $1 a month. Join the Mac OS Ken Test Kitchen at Patreon at Patreon.com/macosken - Send me an email: [email protected] or call (716)780-4080!
7/4/202313 minutes, 57 seconds
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AAPL Lands Above $3T - MOSK: 07.03.2023

- Apple Closes With Market Valuation Above $3T - Wedbush Expects Apple Car in 2026 - TSMC to Bring More Workers from Taiwan for Arizona Plant Construction - Apple Hardware Trade-In Values Fluctuate - 2015 12-Inch MacBook Lands on Apple’s Obsolete Hardware List - Shortcuts Software Engineering Manager Ari Weinstein Leaves Apple - Sponsored by HelloFresh: Go to HelloFresh.com/mok50 and and use code mok50 for 50% off plus free shipping - Power what we do next for as little as $1 a month. Join the Mac OS Ken Test Kitchen at Patreon at Patreon.com/macosken - Send me an email: [email protected] or call (716)780-4080!
7/3/202314 minutes, 5 seconds
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Citi is Super Bullish on Apple - MOSK: 06.30.2023

- Citi Analyst Starts Apple Coverage with $240 Target - Hyundai Card Outlines Strong Start for Apple Pay in South Korea - Apple Starts E-Commerce Livestreaming in China - Star Studded Premier Celebrates Second Season of “The Afterparty” - Apple TV+ Drama “The Morning Show” Returns in Mid-September - 4GB Original iPhone Could See $100K Sale at Auction - Sponsored by Issuu: Get 50% off an annual premium account with code MACOSKEN at issuu.com/podcast - Sponsored by BetterHelp: Professional, licensed, and vetted counselors that you can trust. Get 10% off your first month at BetterHelp.com/MacOSKen - Power what we do next for as little as $1 a month. Join the Mac OS Ken Test Kitchen at Patreon at Patreon.com/macosken - Send me an email: [email protected] or call (716)780-4080!
6/30/202318 minutes, 10 seconds
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Apple at $4 Trillion?!? MOSK: 06.29.2023

- Wedbush: Bull Case for Apple at $4 Trillion in Two-Years - South China Morning Post: Foxconn in Hiring Spree for iPhone City - 9to5Mac: iPhone 15 Production Likely Weighted to Pro Side - Apple Seeds New Round of Betas for Current OS Updates to Public Testers - iDownloadBlog: Apple Vision Pro Has a VR Speed Limit - 9to5Mac: VR on Vision Pro Limited to 10’x10’ Square - Palmer Luckey Is Really Into Apple Vision Pro - Gravesite Robbers Busted by AirTag - Sponsored by Issuu: Get 50% off an annual premium account with code MACOSKEN at issuu.com/podcast - Sponsored by BetterHelp: Professional, licensed, and vetted counselors that you can trust. Get 10% off your first month at BetterHelp.com/MacOSKen - Power what we do next for as little as $1 a month. Join the Mac OS Ken Test Kitchen at Patreon at Patreon.com/macosken - Send me an email: [email protected] or call (716)780-4080!
6/29/202319 minutes, 31 seconds
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An iPhone Sales "Reset" for China - MOSK: 06.28.2023

- Evercore: China iPhone Sales Reset in May After Very Strong April - Apple Urges Changes to UK’s Online Safety Bill - Suit Against Apple Over 2018 Tim Cook Statement Can Proceed - Apple Seeds New Round of Betas for Current OS Updates to Developers - iCloud+ Prices Increase in Several Countries - No More Interest-Free Financing for Apple Gear in Canada - SiriusXM Sunsetting Stitcher at End of August - PSA: Paramount+ Adds Showtime Content, Raises Price - Apple TV+ Tweets First Episode of “Silo” - Sponsored by Issuu: Get 50% off an annual premium account with code MACOSKEN at issuu.com/podcast - Sponsored by BetterHelp: Professional, licensed, and vetted counselors that you can trust. Get 10% off your first month at BetterHelp.com/MacOSKen - Power what we do next for as little as $1 a month. Join the Mac OS Ken Test Kitchen at Patreon at Patreon.com/macosken - Send me an email: [email protected] or call (716)780-4080!
6/28/202317 minutes, 58 seconds
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Heavy Stories Around Apple Vision Pro - MOSK: 06.27.2023

- China Saw Strong Smartphone Shipments in May - Gurman: Apple Retail Replacing Staff iPhone XS Units with iPhone 14s - SCOTUS Declines to Hear Apple/Broadcom Appeal in Caltech Patent Suit - Apple Launches Back-to-School Promos in Canada and Mexico - Gurman: Testers Say Apple Vision Pro “Too Heavy” for Prolonged Use - Gurman: Apple Considering Charging for Vision Pro's Top Strap - UK Police Say Android Phones Are Making Lots of False Emergency Calls - Sponsored by Issuu: Get 50% off an annual premium account with code MACOSKEN at issuu.com/podcast - Sponsored by BetterHelp: Professional, licensed, and vetted counselors that you can trust. Get 10% off your first month at BetterHelp.com/MacOSKen - Power what we do next for as little as $1 a month. Join the Mac OS Ken Test Kitchen at Patreon at Patreon.com/macosken - Send me an email: [email protected] or call (716)780-4080!
6/27/202316 minutes, 15 seconds
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Apple Doesn't Like the Nickname "Buster" - MOSK: 06.26.2023

- Apple Will Appeal NLRB “Union Busting” Ruling - Report: Apple Seeks a Passage to India for Apple Pay - Academy Rules Change May Make “Best Picture” Tough for Streamers - LG Smart TV Owners Can Get 2 Months of MLS Season Pass at No Cost - Crash Detection Led to 5x False Emergency Calls at Bonnaroo - Planning Underway for North Carolina Apple Store - Sponsored by Issuu: Get 50% off an annual premium account with code MACOSKEN at issuu.com/podcast - Sponsored by BetterHelp: Professional, licensed, and vetted counselors that you can trust. Get 10% off your first month at BetterHelp.com/MacOSKen - Power what we do next for as little as $1 a month. Join the Mac OS Ken Test Kitchen at Patreon at Patreon.com/macosken - Send me an email: [email protected] or call (716)780-4080!
6/26/202316 minutes, 22 seconds
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Your Apple Vision Pro Visions Revealed! MOSK: 06.23.2023

- Barclays Analyst Sees Growth for Apple Services, Stays Neutral on Shares - Apple Knocks on $3T Market Cap’s Door - Apple CEO Attends White House Dinner for Indian Prime Minister - Apple TV+ Outs Trailer for “The Beanie Bubble” - Reports: Apple Vision Pro to Support Limited Guest Access - Visual Search: Headset Will Offer Info About Items Around Wearer - Listener Thoughts on Killer Apps for Apple Vision Pro - Sponsored by Factor: America’s #1 Ready-To-Eat Meal Kit. Use code macosken50 at FactorMeals.com/macosken50 for 50% off your first box - Power what we do next for as little as $1 a month. Join the Mac OS Ken Test Kitchen at Patreon at Patreon.com/macosken - Send me an email: [email protected] or call (716)780-4080!
6/23/202319 minutes, 27 seconds
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Paging Dr. Siri - MOSK: 06.22.2023

- NLRB Judge Deems Apple Guilty of Union Busting at NYC Store - Apple Argues Against Proposed Tech Oversight in UK - India Looks Likely to Demand Third-Party Payment Options for App Store - Apple Releases Developer Betas for This Fall’s OS Updates and First visionOS SDK - Developers Get First Beta of visionOS - Apple Releases Many Minor OS Updates to Stop Active Exploits - iOS/iPadOS 16.5.1 Fixes Lightning to USB Adapter Compatibility - Patently Apple: New Siri Trademarks Cover a Host of Medical Functions - Sponsored by Factor: America’s #1 Ready-To-Eat Meal Kit. Use code macosken50 at FactorMeals.com/macosken50 for 50% off your first box - Power what we do next for as little as $1 a month. Join the Mac OS Ken Test Kitchen at Patreon at Patreon.com/macosken - Send me an email: [email protected] or call (716)780-4080!
6/22/202315 minutes, 32 seconds
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Analysts Want a Less Expensive Apple Vision - MOSK: 06.21.2023

- Evercore and BofA: A Less Expensive Apple Headset Would Sell Better - iPhone 14 Line and 13-Inch M2 Macs Land in Apple’s Self Service Repair Program - New “Today” Ad Format Headed to App Store - Apple Podcasts Tweaks Discoverability with New Subcategories and Search by Language - Unannounced Beats Studio Pro Spotted in FCC Database - A-Cold-Wall’s Ross Named Principal Design Consultant for Beats - Apple TV+ Series “Metropolis” Cancelled in Face of Writers Strike - Brendan Hunt Says Something (or Nothing) May Happen for “Ted Lasso” - Sponsored by Factor: America’s #1 Ready-To-Eat Meal Kit. Use code macosken50 at FactorMeals.com/macosken50 for 50% off your first box - Power what we do next for as little as $1 a month. Join the Mac OS Ken Test Kitchen at Patreon at Patreon.com/macosken - Send me an email: [email protected] or call (716)780-4080!
6/21/202315 minutes, 23 seconds
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What Would YOU Do with Apple Vision Pro? MOSK: 06.20.2023

- Rest of World Eyes iPhone Growth in Southeast Asia - EU Proposes Rules Changes for Batteries in Portable Electronics - Apple Addresses Lack of Third-Party Faces for Apple Watch - What to Do with Apple Vision Pro: Save Time on Renovations - Apple and Swiss Fruit Union Fighting Over Logos - Sponsored by Factor: America’s #1 Ready-To-Eat Meal Kit. Use code macosken50 at FactorMeals.com/macosken50 for 50% off your first box - Power what we do next for as little as $1 a month. Join the Mac OS Ken Test Kitchen at Patreon at Patreon.com/macosken - Send me an email: [email protected] or call (716)780-4080!
6/20/202316 minutes, 57 seconds
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Metaversal Visionary Tales - MOSK: 06.19.2023

- JP Morgan: iPhone Took 67% of US Smartphones in April - Japan Considers Changes for Apple and Google’s App Stores - Public Testers Get Third Betas of iOS/iPadOS 16.6 and macOS 13.5 - 15-Inch MacBook Air Teardown: Better Battery, Still Difficult to Fixit - Beats Studio Buds+ Out to More Countries - Meta Lowering Minimum Quest Age to 10-Years-Old - Surgeon Sings Possible Praises of Apple Vision Pro - Business Insider: Worry Inside Disney Over Apple Vision Pro Project - Apple Vision Pro Intro Most Popular Apple YouTube Vid to Date - Sponsored by Factor: America’s #1 Ready-To-Eat Meal Kit. Use code macosken50 at FactorMeals.com/macosken50 for 50% off your first box - Power what we do next for as little as $1 a month. Join the Mac OS Ken Test Kitchen at Patreon at Patreon.com/macosken - Send me an email: [email protected] or call (716)780-4080!
6/19/202315 minutes, 47 seconds
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If This, Then That, Then $423B - MOSK: 06.16.2023

- The Motley Fool Talks Its Way to Gob-Stopping Apple Revenue for FY24 - iPhone Apple Card Installment Purchases to Require Carrier Contract Soon - Apple Releases Third Betas of Next Round of OS Updated to “Developers” - Hollywood Tech Players Turned on by Apple Vision Pro Possibilities - Apple TV+ Partners with Three Distributors on Three Likely Blockbusters - Sponsored by Factor: America’s #1 Ready-To-Eat Meal Kit. Use code macosken50 at FactorMeals.com/macosken50 for 50% off your first box - Sponsored by SimpliSafe:Get 20% off your new system when you sign up for Interactive Monitoring at SimpliSafe.com/macosken - Power what we do next for as little as $1 a month. Join the Mac OS Ken Test Kitchen at Patreon at Patreon.com/macosken - Send me an email: [email protected] or call (716)780-4080!
6/16/202317 minutes, 10 seconds
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iPhone Keeps Making Switchers - MOSK: 06.15.2023

- CIRP: iPhone Draws More Switchers Than Android - Canalys: Mac Rose to Third in Q1 in Western European PC Market - 2023 Mac Pros with SATA Hard Drives May Have Issues Waking - Best Buy Adds Apple Watch Ultra and iPad Pro to Upgrade+ Program - Apple Reportedly Talking Anchor Investment in Arm IPO - Apple Watch Yoga Challenge Set for Next Wednesday - Apple TV+ Green Lights Second Season for “Silo” - 2024 Apple History Wall Calendar Up on Kickstarter - Sponsored by Factor: America’s #1 Ready-To-Eat Meal Kit. Use code macosken50 at FactorMeals.com/macosken50 for 50% off your first box - Sponsored by SimpliSafe:Get 20% off your new system when you sign up for Interactive Monitoring at SimpliSafe.com/macosken - Power what we do next for as little as $1 a month. Join the Mac OS Ken Test Kitchen at Patreon at Patreon.com/macosken - Send me an email: [email protected] or call (716)780-4080!
6/15/202317 minutes, 53 seconds
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A Record Day-Before-Yesterday for AAPL - MOSK: 06.14.2023

- Monday Was a Record Day for Apple Shares - UBS Raises Apple Target and Cuts Apple Rating - WWDC23 Macs Now Out to Buyers - Benchmarks for Base Mac Pro Pretty Much Match M2 Ultra Mac Studio - New Mac Pro Gets Mystery “Product of Thailand” Label - UploadVR: Apple Vision Pro to Block Raw Camera Access for Apps - Apple Releases Updates for Pages, Numbers, and Keynote - Apple TV+ Outs Second Season Trailer for “Foundation” - Sponsored by Factor: America’s #1 Ready-To-Eat Meal Kit. Use code macosken50 at FactorMeals.com/macosken50 for 50% off your first box - Sponsored by SimpliSafe:Get 20% off your new system when you sign up for Interactive Monitoring at SimpliSafe.com/macosken - Power what we do next for as little as $1 a month. Join the Mac OS Ken Test Kitchen at Patreon at Patreon.com/macosken - Send me an email: [email protected] or call (716)780-4080!
6/14/202318 minutes, 48 seconds
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An Apple Vision for the Monsterverse - MOSK: 06.13.2023

- Report: iPhone Lifts Smartphones Into India’s Top-Five Exports - Rumor/Report: Apple’s Monsterverse Series Shot in 3D for Apple Vision Pro - Huawei Has Four-Year Old Trademark for “Vision Pro” - The Elec: Sony Refuses to Increase Apple Vision Pro Display Orders - MacRumors Website Analytics Show iOS 16.5.1 Poking Around - Apple TV+ Announces French Celebrity Chef Historical Drama “Carême” - Apple Artist in Residence Nile Rodgers Envangelizes for Spatial Audio - Sponsored by Factor: America’s #1 Ready-To-Eat Meal Kit. Use code macosken50 at FactorMeals.com/macosken50 for 50% off your first box - Sponsored by SimpliSafe:Get 20% off your new system when you sign up for Interactive Monitoring at SimpliSafe.com/macosken - Power what we do next for as little as $1 a month. Join the Mac OS Ken Test Kitchen at Patreon at Patreon.com/macosken - Send me an email: [email protected] or call (716)780-4080!
6/13/202318 minutes, 16 seconds
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It's Always Something in the Supply Chain - MOSK: 06.12.2023

- KeyBanc Components Analyst Says iPhone Fell in US Last Month - M2 Ultra Bests M1 Ultra and Crushes Intel Mac Pro in Geekbench Tests - Apple Addresses New Mac Pro’s Lack of Video Card Expandability - Influx of Tech Manufacturing Contributes to Power Shortage in Vietnam - Report: Apple Moving Ahead with Research Triangle Campus - Apple, Amazon Face Class-Action Suit Over Refurbished Product on Amazon - Paris Gets Detailed 3D Apple Maps - Apple Helps Lure Lionel Messi Into MLS - Whoopi Displeased By Lack of Mac Support for Diablo IV - Sponsored by Factor: America’s #1 Ready-To-Eat Meal Kit. Use code macosken50 at FactorMeals.com/macosken50 for 50% off your first box - Sponsored by SimpliSafe:Get 20% off your new system when you sign up for Interactive Monitoring at SimpliSafe.com/macosken - Power what we do next for as little as $1 a month. Join the Mac OS Ken Test Kitchen at Patreon at Patreon.com/macosken - Send me an email: [email protected] or call (716)780-4080!
6/12/202320 minutes, 32 seconds
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A.I. Was All Over WWDC - MOSK: 06.09.2023

- Meta CEO: What, Me Worry About Vision Pro? - WWDC Session Highlights Vision Pro Accessibility Features - AppleInsider Sees Accessory Gold Rush in iOS 17 and Vision Pro - First Third-Party Accessory for Vision Pro: Leather Bands from BandWerk - Apple Outlines Additional Features Coming in This Fall’s Updates - Crossfade Coming to Apple Music - iOS 17 Can Find Recipes from Pictures of Food - ZDNet: A.I. Was Quietly All Over WWDC23 - Sponsored by HelloFresh: Go to HelloFresh.com/mok16 and use code mok16 for 16 free meals plus free shipping - Sponsored by Issuu: Get 50% off an annual premium account with code MACOSKEN at issuu.com/podcast - Power what we do next for as little as $1 a month. Join the Mac OS Ken Test Kitchen at Patreon at Patreon.com/macosken - Send me an email: [email protected] or call (716)780-4080!
6/9/202322 minutes, 25 seconds
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Watching tvOS 17 and watchOS 10 - MOSK: 06.08.2023

- Wedbush Ups Apple Target on iPhone and Services Driven by Vision Pro - Apple Brings New Design Language (and Snoopy) to watchOS 10 - Apple TV More Closely Knit with iPhone in tvOS 17 - Apple Now Accepting Trade-Ins on Mac Studio, 13-Inch M2 MacBook Pro and MacBook Air - Apple Launches Annual Back-to-School Promo in US - OG 12-Inch MacBook Goes Obsolete at End of June - Apple Battersea Opens Next Week - Bloomberg Outlines Renovation and Expansion Plans for Apple Retail - Sponsored by HelloFresh: Go to HelloFresh.com/mok16 and use code mok16 for 16 free meals plus free shipping - Sponsored by Issuu: Get 50% off an annual premium account with code MACOSKEN at issuu.com/podcast - Power what we do next for as little as $1 a month. Join the Mac OS Ken Test Kitchen at Patreon at Patreon.com/macosken - Send me an email: [email protected] or call (716)780-4080!
6/8/202321 minutes, 7 seconds
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Vision Pro Reactions and OS Update Recaps - MOSK: 06.07.2023

- Financial Analysts React to Apple Vision Pro - Cult of Mac’s Leander Kahney: Vision Pro Price a “Relative Bargain” - Disney+ to Be Available for Vision Pro on Day-One - Apple Buys AR Headset Startup Mira - iOS 17: Personal, Smarter, and Wellness Focused - Personalization and PDFs Highlight Improvements in iPadOS 17 - macOS Sonoma's Got Game - Apple Makes Developer Betas Available to Anyone with Apple ID - Sponsored by HelloFresh: Go to HelloFresh.com/mok16 and use code mok16 for 16 free meals plus free shipping - Sponsored by Issuu: Get 50% off an annual premium account with code MACOSKEN at issuu.com/podcast - Power what we do next for as little as $1 a month. Join the Mac OS Ken Test Kitchen at Patreon at Patreon.com/macosken - Send me an email: [email protected] or call (716)780-4080!
6/7/202327 minutes, 48 seconds
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Vision Pro, New Macs, and M2 Ultra at WWDC23 - MOSK: 06.06.2023

- Pre-WWDC: Evercore Raises Apple Target to $210 - Apple Shares Hit New All-Time High Ahead of WWDC23 Keynote - Apple Intros M2-Powered 15-Inch MacBook Air - Apple Intros M2 Ultra - M2 Ultra Lands in Mac Studio and New Mac Pro - Apple Completes Intel to Apple Silicon Transition with New Mac Pro - Apple Enters Spatial Computing with Vision Pro - Apple Will Make Dev Kits Available for Vision Pro Apps - Apple Shares Fell Post WWDC Keynote - Ming-Chi Kuo: Investors Want AI, Not AR - Unity Stock Pops on Vision Pro Involvement - Sponsored by HelloFresh: Go to HelloFresh.com/mok16 and use code mok16 for 16 free meals plus free shipping - Sponsored by Issuu: Get 50% off an annual premium account with code MACOSKEN at issuu.com/podcast - Power what we do next for as little as $1 a month. Join the Mac OS Ken Test Kitchen at Patreon at Patreon.com/macosken - Send me an email: [email protected] or call (716)780-4080!
6/6/202329 minutes, 10 seconds
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Pre-Gaming the WWDC23 Keynote - MOSK: 06.05.2023

With hours to go before the WWDC23 keynote, is there really anything else to talk about? TMO Managing Editor Jeff Butts joins Ken to kick around Mac and OS and headset expectations.  - Sponsored by HelloFresh: Go to HelloFresh.com/mok16 and use code mok16 for 16 free meals plus free shipping - Sponsored by Issuu: Get 50% off an annual premium account with code MACOSKEN at issuu.com/podcast - Power what we do next for as little as $1 a month. Join the Mac OS Ken Test Kitchen at Patreon at Patreon.com/macosken - Send me an email: [email protected] or call (716)780-4080!
6/5/202326 minutes, 50 seconds
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Apple Says a New Era Begins at WWDC23 - MOSK: 06.02.2023

- Bloomberg’s Gurman: Apple Testing Two New M2 Macs - Hello Games Launches “No Man’s Sky” for Mac and Teases a Surprise - Facebook Makes Sad, Scared Sounding Meta Quest 3 Pre-Announcement  - Apple Music Teases “A New Era” with WWDC23 Playlist - Apple Hiring for AI/MR Combo Position - Russia Accuses Apple of Helping NSA Spy on iPhones - Apple Denies Russian Accusation of Building Backdoor in iPhones - Some of Apple’s Next OS Updates Are Out to Public Testers - Halfway Through the Season, MLS Season Pass Goes Half-Price - Sponsored by BetterHelp: Professional, licensed, and vetted counselors that you can trust. Get 10% off your first month at BetterHelp.com/MacOSKen - Power what we do next for as little as $1 a month. Join the Mac OS Ken Test Kitchen at Patreon at Patreon.com/macosken - Send me an email: [email protected] or call (716)780-4080!
6/2/202316 minutes, 36 seconds
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Predictions and Developer Dollars Ahead of WWDC - MOSK: 06.01.2023

- Wedbush Analyst Stoked Heading into WWDC - Apple Highlights Developer Earnings Ahead of WWDC - Gurman: New Macs Expected in Two-Hour+ WWDC Keynote - Next Round of Betas Makes Way to Developers - Microsoft Spots macOS Vulnerability Dubbed “Migraine” - Thunderbolt Display and OG iPad Air Hit Apple’s Obsolete List - Apple TV+ Trailer Teases Upcoming Shows and Movies - Apple Announces October Premier Date for “Lessons in Chemistry” - Sponsored by BetterHelp: Professional, licensed, and vetted counselors that you can trust. Get 10% off your first month at BetterHelp.com/MacOSKen - Power what we do next for as little as $1 a month. Join the Mac OS Ken Test Kitchen at Patreon at Patreon.com/macosken - Send me an email: [email protected] or call (716)780-4080!
6/1/202315 minutes, 46 seconds
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A Call to Code New Worlds - MOSK: 05.31.2023

- Apple Invites Developers to “Code New Worlds” at WWDC 2023 - Steve Troughton-Smith Tricks App Store Connect Into Name Checking xrOS - Apple Posts “AR Experience” for WWDC Keynote - Where and When to Watch the WWDC23 Keynote - Apple Pushes Back Against Indian Ministry App Store Demands - Apple Releases watchOS 9.5.1 - Apple Music Classical Hits Android Before Mac or iPad - Documentary from “The Verge” Digs Up Apple Lisa’s Hidden Past - Sponsored by BetterHelp: Professional, licensed, and vetted counselors that you can trust. Get 10% off your first month at BetterHelp.com/MacOSKen - Power what we do next for as little as $1 a month. Join the Mac OS Ken Test Kitchen at Patreon at Patreon.com/macosken - Send me an email: [email protected] or call (716)780-4080!
5/31/202315 minutes, 37 seconds
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Staffing Up in iPhone City - MOSK: 05.30.2023

- SCMP: Foxconn Starts Hiring Push Ahead of iPhone 15 - Canada Pension Plan Pulls Back on EVs and Punches It on Apple - The Times Assesses Strengths for Apple and Tech Shares - Apple and Fintiv Head to Court-Ordered Settlement Talks - “No Man’s Sky” Creator Seems to Tease Apple Launch - Sponsored by BetterHelp: Professional, licensed, and vetted counselors that you can trust. Get 10% off your first month at BetterHelp.com/MacOSKen - Power what we do next for as little as $1 a month. Join the Mac OS Ken Test Kitchen at Patreon at Patreon.com/macosken - Send me an email: [email protected] or call (716)780-4080!
5/30/202314 minutes, 23 seconds
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Murmurings of Macs and Mixed Reality - MOSK: 05.29.2023

- Cowen & Co. Plot Positives for Apple’s MR Headset - New Mac Speculation Headed Into WWDC - Judge Okays Butterfly Keyboard Settlement - Apple Pay Exec Who Guided “Tap to Pay” Leaves Apple - Apple TV+ Adds Unscripted Exec in the UK - “My Photo Stream” Dries Up at End of July - Sponsored by BetterHelp: Professional, licensed, and vetted counselors that you can trust. Get 10% off your first month at BetterHelp.com/MacOSKen - Power what we do next for as little as $1 a month. Join the Mac OS Ken Test Kitchen at Patreon at Patreon.com/macosken - Send me an email: [email protected] or call (716)780-4080!
5/29/202313 minutes, 54 seconds
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Apple Headset Could Drive Up App Store - MOSK: 05.26.2023

- BofA: MR Could Drive One-Third of App Store Revenue by 2026 - Apple Updates Developer App Ahead of WWDC 2023 - Report: Apple Plans Big Presence at Cannes Lions Ads Festival - SCMP Looks at Apple’s Recent Supply Chain Moves - Apple TV+ Drops Trailer for “Hijack” - Likely Due to Writers’ Strike, “Ted Lasso” Finale Event Cancelled  - Sponsored by Factor: Use code macosken50 at factormeals.com/macosken50 for 50% off your first box. - Sponsored by Issuu: Get 50% off an annual premium account with code MACOSKEN at issuu.com/podcast - Power what we do next for as little as $1 a month. Join the Mac OS Ken Test Kitchen at Patreon at Patreon.com/macosken - Send me an email: [email protected] or call (716)780-4080!
5/26/202315 minutes, 38 seconds
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Plotting the Apple Headset's Path - MOSK: 05.25.2023

- TrendForce: Apple Headset Unit Sales Won’t Hit 100k This Year - CIRP: Apple Headset Adoption May Follow Patterns Similar to AirPods and Apple Watch - Sony Tracks Growth in PlayStation VR2 Launch Sales - Apple Invites AR/VR Press to WWDC Keynote - M2 Mac mini Hits Apple Refurbished Store - More Peanuts and Snoopy Headed to Apple TV+ - Sponsored by Factor: Use code macosken50 at factormeals.com/macosken50 for 50% off your first box. - Sponsored by Issuu: Get 50% off an annual premium account with code MACOSKEN at issuu.com/podcast - Power what we do next for as little as $1 a month. Join the Mac OS Ken Test Kitchen at Patreon at Patreon.com/macosken - Send me an email: [email protected] or call (716)780-4080!
5/25/202317 minutes, 3 seconds
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Deets on WWDC and a Totally FBAR Deal - MOSK:05.24.2023

- Members of Media Invited to Apple Park for WWDC23 Keynote - Apple and Broadcom Sign Big Deal for Small Components - European Court of Justice Hears Appeal in EU Tax Case Against Apple and Ireland - Apple Releases iPad Versions of Logic Pro and Final Cut Pro - Apple Updates Mac Versions of Logic Pro, Final Cut Pro, Motion, and Compressor - HBrosWarnerMax tvOS App Hobbled Out of the Gate - Eddy Cue: How to Say “No” and Influence People - CNBC’s Cramer Digs Apple’s Customer Focus - Sponsored by Factor: Use code macosken50 at factormeals.com/macosken50 for 50% off your first box. - Sponsored by Issuu: Get 50% off an annual premium account with code MACOSKEN at issuu.com/podcast - Power what we do next for as little as $1 a month. Join the Mac OS Ken Test Kitchen at Patreon at Patreon.com/macosken - Send me an email: [email protected] or call (716)780-4080!
5/24/202319 minutes, 10 seconds
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Is Apple's MR Headset Inevitable? MOSK: 05.23.2023

- John Gruber: Too Much Smoke for No MR Headset Fire - Apple Seemingly Applies for "realityproOS" Trademark - Apple Seemingly Applies from "xrProOS" Trademark - Public Testers Get First Betas of iOS/iPadOS 16.6 and macOS 13.5 - Reports of Tinted Apple Watch Displays Since watchOS 9.5 - Report: Tata in Process of Taking Over Wistron iPhone Factory in India - Counterpoint: iPhone Shipments in Colombia Grew 60% in Q1 2023 - Loop Capital Drops Apple Rating to "Hold,” But Keeps $180 Target - Sponsored by Factor: Use code macosken50 at factormeals.com/macosken50 for 50% off your first box. - Sponsored by Issuu: Get 50% off an annual premium account with code MACOSKEN at issuu.com/podcast - Power what we do next for as little as $1 a month. Join the Mac OS Ken Test Kitchen at Patreon at Patreon.com/macosken - Send me an email: [email protected] or call (716)780-4080!
5/23/202318 minutes, 39 seconds
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Tim Cook Takes in a Movie - MOSK: 05.22.2023

- Evercore: MR Headset a Waypoint for Apple Headed to AR Glasses - Next Round of OS Updates Seeded to Apple Developers - iOS 16.5 Apparently Borks Apple's Lightning to USB-3 Dongle - Screen Recording Via Siri Absent for iOS/iPadOS 16.5 Releases - Apple Hiring at Least a Dozen Generative AI Experts - Second-Gen HomePod Hitting Apple Refurbished Store Soon - Tim Cook Attends Cannes Premier of “Killers of the Flower Moon” - Former Osage Chief Sings Praises of “Killer of the Flower Moon” - Apple Opens New Tysons Corner Store - Sponsored by Factor: Use code macosken50 at factormeals.com/macosken50 for 50% off your first box. - Sponsored by Issuu: Get 50% off an annual premium account with code MACOSKEN at issuu.com/podcast - Power what we do next for as little as $1 a month. Join the Mac OS Ken Test Kitchen at Patreon at Patreon.com/macosken - Send me an email: [email protected] or call (716)780-4080!
5/22/202318 minutes, 30 seconds
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OS Updates and Supply Chain Shuffles - MOSK: 05.19.2023

- Ming-Chi Kuo: Luxshare to Handle iPhone 16 Pro Max Production - TSMC Reportedly Eyes Production in Japan as China Tensions Rise - Berkshire Hathaway Out of TSMC Over Geopolitical Concerns - Updates Abound for Apple Operating Systems - iOS, iPadOS, and macOS Updates Address Three “In the Wild” Exploits - ChatGPT Finds a Home in the App Store - WSJ: Apple Bars Some Employees from Using LLM AIs like ChatGPT - Georgia (Kind of) Supports IDs in Apple Wallet - Apple Pay Continues Central America Expansion - Apple TV+ Series “Physical” Wrapping with Third Season - Apple Outs Trailer for “Killers of the Flower Moon” - Sponsored by Factor: Use code macosken50 at factormeals.com/macosken50 for 50% off your first box. - Power what we do next for as little as $1 a month. Join the Mac OS Ken Test Kitchen at Patreon at Patreon.com/macosken - Send me an email: [email protected] or call (716)780-4080!
5/19/202317 minutes, 37 seconds
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iPhones and Earbuds and Updates - MOSK: 05.18.2023

- Counterpoint: iPhone Grew Q1 Share in Declining Southeast Asian Market - Foxconn Starts Work in India on Factories for iPhone and AirPods - Emergency SOS Via Satellite Goes Live in Australia and New Zealand - Beats Studio Buds+ On Sale Now - Last Year’s Apple TV 4K Lands in Refurbished Store - Apple’s Tap to Pay Turns Up Down Under - Apple Support App Adds Service Providers (and a New Country) - Apple Adds Live Music Features to Suite of Services - Sponsored by Factor: Use code macosken50 at factormeals.com/macosken50 for 50% off your first box. - Power what we do next for as little as $1 a month. Join the Mac OS Ken Test Kitchen at Patreon at Patreon.com/macosken - Send me an email: [email protected] or call (716)780-4080!
5/18/202314 minutes, 48 seconds
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A Ton of Apple Headset Talk - MOSK: 05.17.2023

- WSJ Paints Mixed Pic of Apple Headset - Scuttlebutt Rings Positive for Apple MR Device - Ming-Chi Kuo Offers Headset Predictions Ahead of WWDC - Trademark Filings Spotted for xrOS and XROS  - New Beats Studio Buds+ Likely Announced Today - MLS Season Pass Offers One-Month Free Trial - Apple/Google COVID-19 Exposure Notifications End Across U.S. - Sponsored by Factor: Use code macosken50 at factormeals.com/macosken50 for 50% off your first box. - Power what we do next for as little as $1 a month. Join the Mac OS Ken Test Kitchen at Patreon at Patreon.com/macosken - Send me an email: [email protected] or call (716)780-4080!
5/17/202318 minutes, 1 second
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Not a Mac OS Ken for 05.15.2023

Welcoming family and attending a memorial for the first part of the week. The show will be back later in the week.  Take care. Ken
5/15/20233 minutes, 19 seconds
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Foxconn, Fox, and Foundation - MOSK: 05.12.2023

- Foxconn Way Misses Expectations Despite iPhone Strength - Apple Opening Online Store in Vietnam - Apple Touts App Store Money Made by Small Developers - Italy Probes Apple Over App Tracking Transparency - Apple Makes Second macOS 13.4 RC Available to Developers - Meta Killing Facebook Messenger App for Apple Watch at Month’s End - Michael J. Fox Doc Hits Apple TV+ - Apple TV+ Posts Trailer for “The Crowded Room” - “Foundation” Gets Second Season Trailer and Premier Date - Steve Jobs Check and NeXT Card Sell at Auction - Apple Tysons Corner Moving on Apple Retail's 22nd Anniversary - Sponsored by HelloFresh - America’s #1 Meal Kit: Go to HelloFresh.com/mok16 and use code mok16 for 16 free meals plus free shipping!  - Power what we do next for as little as $1 a month. Join the Mac OS Ken Test Kitchen at Patreon at Patreon.com/macosken - Send me an email: [email protected] or call (716)780-4080!
5/12/202316 minutes, 23 seconds
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Your Own, Personal Siri - MOSK: 05.11.2023

- CIRP Survey Shows Lengthening iPhone Replacement Cycles - Morgan Stanley Sees Promise for Siri + LLM - Barclays: Apple Should Stop Wasting Money on Apple TV+ - Apple TV+ Lead Leaving Apple - Report: EU Eyeing QR Codes and Bluetooth in Apple Pay Inquiry - Apple Finds and Fires Leaker Leaking iOS 17 Info - MacRumors: macOS 13.4 RC Fixes Content Filter Bug - Updated Shazam App Plays Nice with Apple Music Classical - Sponsored by HelloFresh - America’s #1 Meal Kit: Go to HelloFresh.com/mok16 and use code mok16 for 16 free meals plus free shipping!  - Power what we do next for as little as $1 a month. Join the Mac OS Ken Test Kitchen at Patreon at Patreon.com/macosken - Send me an email: [email protected] or call (716)780-4080!
5/11/202316 minutes, 27 seconds
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iPhones, Pride, and OS Updates - MOSK: 05.10.2023

- Counterpoint: iPhone Share Up in Down US Smartphone Market - Amid Global Expansion, Foxconn Seeks to Reassure Workers in China - Apple Seeds OS Release Candidates to Developers and Public Testers - Apple Announces New Pride Celebration Wallpaper, Watch Face, and Sport Band - Code Creeper Finds “Beats Studio Pro” Headphones in macOS RC - Final Cut Pro and Logic Pro for iPad Coming This Month - GM Hires Apple Cloud Exec as EVP of Software - Apple TV+ Series “Bad Sisters” Nabs Honors at Irish Film and TV Awards - Sponsored by HelloFresh - America’s #1 Meal Kit: Go to HelloFresh.com/mok16 and use code mok16 for 16 free meals plus free shipping!  - Power what we do next for as little as $1 a month. Join the Mac OS Ken Test Kitchen at Patreon at Patreon.com/macosken - Send me an email: [email protected] or call (716)780-4080!
5/10/202317 minutes, 33 seconds
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Writers' Strike Hampers Apple TV+ Production - MOSK: 05.09.2023

- Eleventh Circuit Affirms Corellium’s Right to Produce iOS Emulation Software - Apple Raises Trade-In Prices on Some Recent Hardware - 2023 MacBook Pros Hit Apple’s Refurbished Store - Thunderbolt Display and First iPad Air Headed to Obsolete List - Apple Opens New Enrollment for Learning Coach Program for Teachers - Ripples from Writers Strike Reportedly Stop Production on "Loot" and "Severance"  - Apple Books Signs Three-Year “Webtoons” Deal - Sponsored by HelloFresh - America’s #1 Meal Kit: Go to HelloFresh.com/mok16 and use code mok16 for 16 free meals plus free shipping!  - Power what we do next for as little as $1 a month. Join the Mac OS Ken Test Kitchen at Patreon at Patreon.com/macosken - Send me an email: [email protected] or call (716)780-4080!
5/9/202316 minutes, 21 seconds
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Analysts Dig Apple's 2Q Earnings - MOSK: 05.08.2023

- Analysts Up on Apple Post 2Q Earnings - Buffett Sings Apple Praises at Berkshire Hathaway Annual Meeting - House Dems Ask NLRB to Investigate Anti-Union Allegations in Apple Retail - EU Threatens iPhone Ban Over Rumored MFi USB-C Plans - Apple Launches HomePod Line in Denmark - Beats and AirPods Firmware Updates Addressed a Bluetooth Security Issue - Apple Arcade Adds 20 New Titles - Ed Sheeran Kick of New Season of Apple Music Live This Wednesday - Apple TV+ Offers First Look and Premier Date for Idris Elba’s “Hijack” - Sponsored by HelloFresh - America’s #1 Meal Kit: Go to HelloFresh.com/mok16 and use code mok16 for 16 free meals plus free shipping! - Power what we do next for as little as $1 a month. Join the Mac OS Ken Test Kitchen at Patreon at Patreon.com/macosken - Send me an email: [email protected] or call (716)780-4080!
5/8/202316 minutes, 27 seconds
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Recapping Apple's 2QFY23 Earnings - MOSK: 05.05.2023

- A look at Apple's March-Quarter Earnings - Sponsored by BetterHelp: Professional, licensed, and vetted counselors that you can trust. Get 10% off your first month at BetterHelp.com/MacOSKen - Power what we do next for as little as $1 a month. Join the Mac OS Ken Test Kitchen at Patreon at Patreon.com/macosken - Send me an email: [email protected] or call (716)780-4080!
5/5/202318 minutes, 9 seconds
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Anticipating Apple 2QFY23 Earnings - MOSK: 05.04.2023

- Anticipating Apple’s March-Quarter Earnings - JP Morgan: Apple Shares "Flight to Safety" Even if March-Quarter Proves Weak - Apple Q2FY23 Earnings Set for Today - CIRP: iPhone ASP Just Under $1,000 - Apple TV+, FYC, and the Writers’ Strike - Two Pieces of Apple/Jobs Memorabilia Up for Auction - Sponsored by BetterHelp: Professional, licensed, and vetted counselors that you can trust. Get 10% off your first month at BetterHelp.com/MacOSKen - Power what we do next for as little as $1 a month. Join the Mac OS Ken Test Kitchen at Patreon at Patreon.com/macosken - Send me an email: [email protected] or call (716)780-4080!
5/4/202315 minutes, 5 seconds
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Apple and Google Team Up Against Stalking - MOSK: 05.03.2023

- Apple and Google Team to Make Bluetooth Trackers Safer - Report: Apple Partner Wistron Handing Indian Manufacturing Off to Tata - Apple Rolls Out New OS Betas for Developers - Fourth Developer Beta of macOS 13.4 Brings Networking Issues - Apple Updates Firmware for AirPods, Some Beats, and the MagSafe Charger - Project Titan Drivers Drop to Below 150 - Apple/Masimo IP Fight Ends in Mistrial - Apple Pay Services See One-Hour Disruption - Apple Pay Goes Live in Guatemala and El Salvador  - Apple TV+ Teases “Prehistoric Planet” Second Season and Podcast - Sponsored by BetterHelp: Professional, licensed, and vetted counselors that you can trust. Get 10% off your first month at BetterHelp.com/MacOSKen - Power what we do next for as little as $1 a month. Join the Mac OS Ken Test Kitchen at Patreon at Patreon.com/macosken - Send me an email: [email protected] or call (716)780-4080!
5/3/202316 minutes, 12 seconds
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The End of an Era for Apple Retail - MOSK: 05.02.2023

- UBS and BofA Weigh-In Ahead of Apple Earnings - Evercore Analyst Worries Over Weakness in App Store - Report: Apple’s High-Yield Savings Account Drew ~$1B in First Four Days - Apple Releases First Public Rapid Security Responses - Some See Delay in Apple’s First RSR Updates - Apple TV+ Reportedly Orders Fourth Season for “The Morning Show” - Apple Tysons Corner is Shifting Locations - Sponsored by BetterHelp: Professional, licensed, and vetted counselors that you can trust. Get 10% off your first month at BetterHelp.com/MacOSKen - Power what we do next for as little as $1 a month. Join the Mac OS Ken Test Kitchen at Patreon at Patreon.com/macosken - Send me an email: [email protected] or call (716)780-4080!
5/2/202315 minutes, 58 seconds
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Calls Ahead of Apple's 2Q Call - MOSK: 05.01.2023

- Deutsche Bank Ups Apple Target Ahead of Earnings - Wedbush Still Bullish on Apple - Apple 2QFY23 Earnings Set for Thursday - Towson Union Says Apple Dragging Out Negotiations - Kroger-Owned Harris Teeter Now Supports Apple Pay - NYPD Fighting Car Theft with AirTags - Behind the Scenes Strife Said to Hinder “Severance” - Cult of Mac: Viewers Are Staying for “Ghosted” - Sponsored by BetterHelp: Professional, licensed, and vetted counselors that you can trust. Get 10% off your first month at BetterHelp.com/MacOSKen - Power what we do next for as little as $1 a month. Join the Mac OS Ken Test Kitchen at Patreon at Patreon.com/macosken - Send me an email: [email protected] or call (716)780-4080!
5/1/202314 minutes, 35 seconds
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Good Time for iPhone in Bad Time for Smartphones - MOSK: 04.28.2023

- Canalys: Apple Only Smartphone Maker to Show Global Growth in Q1 - Counterpoint: iPhone Sales and Share Crush Q1 in China - USB-C EarPods in Mass Production Says “Reliable Leaker” - Purdue University Moving Students to Digital IDs - Apple Study Says 33% of Americans Exposed to Too Much Noise - Apple Tower Theatre Hosting Candlelight Concert to Celebrate Apple Music Classical - Sponsored by Factor: Use code macosken50 at factormeals.com/macosken50 for 50% off your first box. - Power what we do next for as little as $1 a month. Join the Mac OS Ken Test Kitchen at Patreon at Patreon.com/macosken - Send me an email: [email protected] or call (716)780-4080!
4/28/202314 minutes, 10 seconds
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"Final Sprint" for Apple's Headset? MOSK: 04.27.2023

- Barclays Ups Apple Target Despite Bearish Outlook - Rumor Has Apple Headset in “Final Sprint” - Amazon Lists/Delists Beats Studio Buds+ - Code Monkeys Spot Apple Watch Pride Face and Band Hints - New macOS, iOs, and iPadOS Betas Out to Public Testers - Microsoft (Sort of) Adds iMessage Support to Windows 11 (Kind of) - Apple TV+ Drops Trailer for Non-RomCom “Platonic”  - Sponsored by Factor: Use code macosken50 at factormeals.com/macosken50 for 50% off your first box. - Power what we do next for as little as $1 a month. Join the Mac OS Ken Test Kitchen at Patreon at Patreon.com/macosken - Send me an email: [email protected] or call (716)780-4080!
4/27/202314 minutes, 15 seconds
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Apple TV+ and the Looming Writers Strike - MOSK: 04.26.2023

- Foxconn Established New R&D Facility in Zhengzhou - Apple’s Second Shenzhen Store Opens Friday - Next Round of OS Updates Out to Developers - Apple Music Preview App for Windows Gets a Few New Features - Apple Devices Preview App for Windows Removes xrOS/RealityOS References - A Look at the Looming Writers’ Strike and Apple TV+ - Apple TV+ Turning Be@brick Into Animated Kids’ Series - Theater Owners Turned on by Apple Original “Napoleon” - Sponsored by Factor: Use code macosken50 at factormeals.com/macosken50 for 50% off your first box. - Power what we do next for as little as $1 a month. Join the Mac OS Ken Test Kitchen at Patreon at Patreon.com/macosken - Send me an email: [email protected] or call (716)780-4080!
4/26/202317 minutes, 34 seconds
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A Rough Patch for Apple in Rough Year for Tech - MOSK: 04.25.2023

- Morgan Stanley Sees Rough Patch for Apple in Rough Year for Tech - Counterpoint Research: iPhone Owns Half of the Global Refurbished Smartphone Market - Apple Mostly Wins Latest Round of Epic Fortnite Fight - Apple Card Opens High-Yield Savings Accounts in U.S. - Kroger May Finally Start Accepting Apple Pay - Tap to Pay Goes Live for iPhone in Taiwan - “Truth Be Told” and “Dear Edward” Cancelled at Apple TV+ - Apple TV+ Orders Second Season for “The Reluctant Traveler With Eugene Levy” - Apple TV+ Titles Pick Up Two BAFTA Craft Awards - Sponsored by Factor: Use code macosken50 at factormeals.com/macosken50 for 50% off your first box. - Power what we do next for as little as $1 a month. Join the Mac OS Ken Test Kitchen at Patreon at Patreon.com/macosken - Send me an email: [email protected] or call (716)780-4080!
4/25/202319 minutes, 40 seconds
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Revisiting Apple's India Entrance - MOSK: 04.24.2023

- JP Morgan Ups Apple Target to $190 - Apple Opens Two Stores and a Big Future in India - Posts Ponder Release of 15-Inch MacBook Air - “Git Repository Surgeon” Seems to Spot Unreleased Desktop Macs in Code - Apple Launched New Trade-In Site Ahead of Earth Day - Hannah Whaddingham Hosting Holiday Special for Apple TV+ - MKBHD Unseals Sealed Original iPhone - Sponsored by Factor: Use code macosken50 at factormeals.com/macosken50 for 50% off your first box. - Power what we do next for as little as $1 a month. Join the Mac OS Ken Test Kitchen at Patreon at Patreon.com/macosken - Send me an email: [email protected] or call (716)780-4080!
4/24/202319 minutes, 5 seconds
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On Your Mark, Get Set, Save? - MOSK: 04.14.2023

- Apple Card High-Yield Savings Account Appears Imminent - Code Snippets Indicate Earth Day Tie-In for iOS Transit Cards in China - MacRumors Analytics Show Testing Underway for iOS 16.6  - Ford Asserts Commitment to Apple’s CarPlay - Apple and Canal+ Strike Multi-Year Distribution Deal for Apple TV+ - Apple’s Stephen Curry Doc Gets Premier Schedule - Physical Copies of Steve Jobs eBook Hit eBay - Sponsored by SimpliSafe: Get a free indoor security camera plus 20% off with Interactive Monitoring at SimpliSafe.com/macosken - Power what we do next for as little as $1 a month. Join the Mac OS Ken Test Kitchen at Patreon at Patreon.com/macosken - Send me an email: [email protected] or call (716)780-4080!
4/14/202315 minutes, 25 seconds
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Apple and India's Smartphone Symbiosis - MOSK: 04.13.2023

- Despite Dropping TSMC Investment, Warren Buffett is Still an Apple SuperFan - iPhone Manufacturing Pushes Doubling of Indian Smartphone Exports - Apple Actually Releases AirPods Firmware Update (Probably) - Apple Releases tvOS and HomePod Software 16.4.1 - Apple Releases Public Betas for iOS, iPadOS, and macOS Updates - Disney CEO Gifts Book of Steve Jobs eBook to Employees - Sponsored by SimpliSafe: Get a free indoor security camera plus 20% off with Interactive Monitoring at SimpliSafe.com/macosken - Power what we do next for as little as $1 a month. Join the Mac OS Ken Test Kitchen at Patreon at Patreon.com/macosken - Send me an email: [email protected] or call (716)780-4080!
4/13/202316 minutes
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Apple Retail Hits India Next Week - MOSK: 04.12.2023

- Apple Retail Opening Stores in Mumbai and Delhi Next Week - Bloomberg: Tim Cook to Attend Opening of Stores in India - 22 Companies Kept Away from Apple BKC in Mumbai - New Round of Apple OS Betas Out to Developers - Late April Sees Two Apple Watch Activity Challenges - Apple TV+ Announces Mid-Summer Return for “The Afterparty” - Steve Jobs Archive ebook on Steve Jobs Out Now - Sponsored by SimpliSafe: Get a free indoor security camera plus 20% off with Interactive Monitoring at SimpliSafe.com/macosken - Power what we do next for as little as $1 a month. Join the Mac OS Ken Test Kitchen at Patreon at Patreon.com/macosken - Send me an email: [email protected] or call (716)780-4080!
4/12/202313 minutes, 46 seconds
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An Ugly Quarter for Computers - MOSK: 04.11.2023

- Marking the Passing of Former Apple Exec Katie Cotton - Canalys and IDC: PC Shipments Cratered in Q1 2023 - Display Analyst Sees Launch for 15-Inch MacBook Air Coming Soon - Apple Issues More Security Updates for Older Operating Systems - Apple TV+ Drops New Trailer for “Silo” - Sponsored by SimpliSafe: Get a free indoor security camera plus 20% off with Interactive Monitoring at SimpliSafe.com/macosken - Power what we do next for as little as $1 a month. Join the Mac OS Ken Test Kitchen at Patreon at Patreon.com/macosken - Send me an email: [email protected] or call (716)780-4080!
4/11/202313 minutes, 4 seconds
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A Minor/Important Set of Updates - MOSK: 04.10.2023

- Apple Releases Security Focused Updates for iOS, iPadOS, macOS, and Safari - Report: Apple Retail Restarts Push Against Unions - Report: Apple Takes a Few Floors in Bengaluru Business District - Central and Eastern Europe Get Improved Apple Maps - Apple TV+ Outs Trailer and Premier Date for Michael J. Fox Doc - Apple TV+ Outs Trailer for Conservation Kids’ Show “Jane” - Sponsored by SimpliSafe: Get a free indoor security camera plus 20% off with Interactive Monitoring at SimpliSafe.com/macosken - Power what we do next for as little as $1 a month. Join the Mac OS Ken Test Kitchen at Patreon at Patreon.com/macosken - Send me an email: [email protected] or call (716)780-4080!
4/10/202313 minutes, 22 seconds
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The Case Against Big Acquisitions for Apple - MOSK: 04.07.2023

- BofA Ups Apple Target to $168; Sticks with Neutral Rating - Bloomberg: Big Acquisitions Not Likely for Apple - Best Buy Starts Sales of Unlocked iPhones (14 Line Not Included) - Apple Devices Still Having Weather Issues - Apple Changes Instruction for Accidental Crash Detection Calls - Apple TV+ Announces Mid-May Premier for “High Desert” - Half-a-Million in Gear Stolen from Washington State Apple Store - Sponsored by HelloFresh: America’s #1 Meal Kit! Go to HelloFresh.com/mok50 and use code mok50 for 50% off plus your first box ships free! - Power what we do next for as little as $1 a month. Join the Mac OS Ken Test Kitchen at Patreon at Patreon.com/macosken - Send me an email: [email protected] or call (716)780-4080!
4/7/202314 minutes, 24 seconds
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Apple Is AR/MR's Obi-Wan Kenobi - MOSK: 04.06.2023

- Piper Sandler Bullish on Apple in Wake of Teen Survey - Ming-Chi Kuo Casts Doubt on AR/VR Future - Rumor Has Apple Killing Services for Seriously Old Operating Systems - MacRumors Says Apple Testing iOS 16.4.1 Internally - Apple Teases First Official Store in India - “The Big Door Prize” Wins a Second Season - Apple Nabs Jonah Hill/Keanu Reeves Dark Comedy “Outcome” - Apple TV+ Selena Gomez Doc Nominated for MTV Movie & TV Award - Sponsored by HelloFresh: America’s #1 Meal Kit! Go to HelloFresh.com/mok50 and use code mok50 for 50% off plus your first box ships free! - Power what we do next for as little as $1 a month. Join the Mac OS Ken Test Kitchen at Patreon at Patreon.com/macosken - Send me an email: [email protected] or call (716)780-4080!
4/6/202313 minutes, 54 seconds
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Kids Are Still Cool with Apple Kit - MOSK: 04.05.2023

- Piper Sandler: Apple Still Strong in Latest Teen Survey - Piper Sandler Survey Finds Low Ownership and Lower Engagement for VR Among Teens - Apple Sets 2Q FY2023 Earnings for 4 May - Apple Has Issues with Weather - Apple TV+ Announces Sixth Season of “Carpool Karaoke” - Apple TV+ Teases “The Crowded Room” Ahead of June Premier - Apple Drops Trailer and Release Date for “Drops of God” - Apple Nominated for Several Webby Awards - Sponsored by HelloFresh: America’s #1 Meal Kit! Go to HelloFresh.com/mok50 and use code mok50 for 50% off plus your first box ships free! - Power what we do next for as little as $1 a month. Join the Mac OS Ken Test Kitchen at Patreon at Patreon.com/macosken - Send me an email: [email protected] or call (716)780-4080!
4/5/202316 minutes, 5 seconds
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Apple CEO Talks AR with GQ - MOSK: 04.04.2023

- Report: Some Apple Employees Hit with Restructuring or Layoffs - UBS Sees March-Quarter Improvement in iPhone Sales - The Elec, the M2, and a Golden Quote - Tim Cook Talks AR with GQ - Another Solution to the “Lucky You” Sticker Mystery - Imagine Entertainment Makes First-Look Deal with Amazon - Apple Sets Theatrical Release for Ridley Scott Epic “Napoleon” - Sponsored by HelloFresh: America’s #1 Meal Kit! Go to HelloFresh.com/mok50 and use code mok50 for 50% off plus your first box ships free! - Power what we do next for as little as $1 a month. Join the Mac OS Ken Test Kitchen at Patreon at Patreon.com/macosken - Send me an email: [email protected] or call (716)780-4080!
4/4/202315 minutes, 2 seconds
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Wedbush Puts Apple Target Above $200 - MOSK: 04.03.2023

- Wedbush Ups Apple Price Target Over $200 - Tim Cook Meets with “Genshin Impact” Team - Lawmakers Head to Hollywood and Silicon Valley to Talk China  - Apple Watch Series 8 and SE 2 Land in Refurbished Store - GM Phasing Out CarPlay, Android Auto in Future EVs - The Steve Jobs Archive Publishing Free Ebook Next Week - TheKassieMac Solves the iPhone Sticker Mystery - Sponsored by HelloFresh: America’s #1 Meal Kit! Go to HelloFresh.com/mok50 and use code mok50 for 50% off plus your first box ships free! - Power what we do next for as little as $1 a month. Join the Mac OS Ken Test Kitchen at Patreon at Patreon.com/macosken - Send me an email: [email protected] or call (716)780-4080!
4/3/202315 minutes, 11 seconds
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Mixed Up Mixed Reality Expectations - MOSK: 03.31.2023

- Ming-Chi Kuo Casts Doubt on Near Future of MR Headset from Apple - Needham Analyst Wants Apple and Disney to Get a Room Already - Public Testers Get First Betas of iOS/iPadOS 16.5, macOS 13.4 - Pages, Numbers, and Keynote Updated for iOS, iPadOS, and macOS - Ad-Supported Netflix Now Supports Apple TV - Apple TV+ Announces Nature Docuseries “Big Beasts” - Another Unopened Original iPhone Sells at Auction - Sponsored by BetterHelp: Professional, licensed, and vetted counselors that you can trust. Get 10% off your first month at BetterHelp.com/MacOSKen - Sponsored by Kolide: Kolide ensures only secure devices can access your cloud apps. It’s Zero Trust tailor-made for Okta. Book a demo today at Kolide.com/macosken - Looking for The Mac Observer's Daily Observations Podcast? Put this link in your podcatcher of choice: https://www.macobserver.com/rss/dailyobservations_mp3.xml  - Power what we do next for as little as $1 a month. Join the Mac OS Ken Test Kitchen at Patreon at Patreon.com/macosken - Send me an email: [email protected] or call (716)780-4080!
3/31/202316 minutes, 26 seconds
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Apple Announces Remote WWDC23 - MOSK: 03.30.2023

- Apple Announces Remote WWDC23 - TMO Looks at WWDC23 Expectations - Apple Releases iTunes 12.12.8 for Windows - HomePod and HomePod mini Hit Singapore Next Week - Verdy + Beats = Girls Don’t Cry Flex Edition - Apple Pay Network Sees Wednesday Afternoon Outage - Code in iOS 16.5 Beta Indicates Multiview Feature for Apple TV App - Sponsored by BetterHelp: Professional, licensed, and vetted counselors that you can trust. Get 10% off your first month at BetterHelp.com/MacOSKen - Sponsored by Kolide: Kolide ensures only secure devices can access your cloud apps. It’s Zero Trust tailor-made for Okta. Book a demo today at Kolide.com/macosken - Looking for The Mac Observer's Daily Observations Podcast? Put this link in your podcatcher of choice: https://www.macobserver.com/rss/dailyobservations_mp3.xml  - Power what we do next for as little as $1 a month. Join the Mac OS Ken Test Kitchen at Patreon at Patreon.com/macosken - Send me an email: [email protected] or call (716)780-4080!
3/30/202314 minutes, 24 seconds
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Cue the Apple Music Orchestra - MOSK: 03.29.2023

- Apple Pay Later Begins Slow Rollout - Chinese Government Official Urges Apple to Strengthen Privacy and Security - CWA Files Charges with NLRB Over Alleged Anti-Union Actions from Apple - Apple Gives Developers Access to a New Round of Beta Operating Systems - Siri Can Make a Screen Recording in iOS 16.5 Beta - News App in iOS 16.5 Beta Includes Sports Tab - Apple Reactivates Upgrades to New Home Architecture - Jessica Chastain to Lead, Produce Apple TV+ Series “The Savant” - Apple Music Classical (Finally) Released - Radiohead Guitarist Sings Praises to Apple Music Classical - Sponsored by BetterHelp: Professional, licensed, and vetted counselors that you can trust. Get 10% off your first month at BetterHelp.com/MacOSKen - Sponsored by Kolide: Kolide ensures only secure devices can access your cloud apps. It’s Zero Trust tailor-made for Okta. Book a demo today at Kolide.com/macosken - Looking for The Mac Observer's Daily Observations Podcast? Put this link in your podcatcher of choice: https://www.macobserver.com/rss/dailyobservations_mp3.xml  - Power what we do next for as little as $1 a month. Join the Mac OS Ken Test Kitchen at Patreon at Patreon.com/macosken - Send me an email: [email protected] or call (716)780-4080!
3/29/202318 minutes, 39 seconds
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An OS Update World - MOSK: 03.28.2023

- Apple CEO Meets with China’s Commerce Minister - iPhone 13s Top-Three Sellers in China in 2022 - Apple Releases iOS and iPadOS 16.4 - Apple Addresses Security Issue on Older Devices with iOS/iPadOS iOS 15.7.4 - Emergency SOS via Satellite Serves Six Additional Countries - Apple Releases macOS Ventura 13.3, Security Updates for Big Sur and Monterey - Fixes and Feature Regions Expanded in watchOS 9.4 - Delete Preloaded Apps on Apple Watch with watchOS 9.4 - Apple Releases tvOS 16.4 - Apple Releases HomePod Software 16.4 - Apple Releases Studio Display Firmware 16.4 - Apple Reportedly Acquires AI Video Compression Startup WaveOne - Fitbit on iPhone Now Requires iOS 15 or Later - Apple TV+ Announces Theatrical Releases for “Killers of the Flower Moon” - Sponsored by BetterHelp: Professional, licensed, and vetted counselors that you can trust. Get 10% off your first month at BetterHelp.com/MacOSKen - Sponsored by Kolide: Kolide ensures only secure devices can access your cloud apps. It’s Zero Trust tailor-made for Okta. Book a demo today at Kolide.com/macosken - Looking for The Mac Observer's Daily Observations Podcast? Put this link in your podcatcher of choice: https://www.macobserver.com/rss/dailyobservations_mp3.xml  - Power what we do next for as little as $1 a month. Join the Mac OS Ken Test Kitchen at Patreon at Patreon.com/macosken - Send me an email: [email protected] or call (716)780-4080!
3/28/202320 minutes, 28 seconds
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Similar Stories on Apple's Mixed Reality - MOSK: 03.27.2023

- NYT: Dissent Inside Apple on the Way to Mixed-Reality - Bloomberg: Apple's Top 100 Execs Take In MR Headset Demo - Tim Cook Speaks at China Development Forum - Hearing More Talk of Unreleased Earables - Safety Feature in iOS 16.4 Can Automatically Dim Flashing Video - Apple TV+ Sets Release Date for Comedy Series “Platonic” - Apple TV+ Announces Release Date and Trailer for Boris Becker Docuseries - Sponsored by BetterHelp: Professional, licensed, and vetted counselors that you can trust. Get 10% off your first month at BetterHelp.com/MacOSKen - Sponsored by Kolide: Kolide ensures only secure devices can access your cloud apps. It’s Zero Trust tailor-made for Okta. Book a demo today at Kolide.com/macosken - Looking for The Mac Observer's Daily Observations Podcast? Put this link in your podcatcher of choice: https://www.macobserver.com/rss/dailyobservations_mp3.xml  - Power what we do next for as little as $1 a month. Join the Mac OS Ken Test Kitchen at Patreon at Patreon.com/macosken - Send me an email: [email protected] or call (716)780-4080!
3/27/202318 minutes, 47 seconds
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Seriously, Back to Work - MOSK: 03.24.2023

- Apple Reportedly Leaning on Employees to… Show Up for Work - Apple Removes Sprint as Option for Device Activation - Epic CEO Already Angry About Apple’s Mixed Reality Future - Report: Apple to Spend $1B a Year on Theatrical Release Films - Report: “Ted Lasso” Season 3 Premier Views Up 59% Versus Season 2 - Looking for The Mac Observer's Daily Observations Podcast? Put this link in your podcatcher of choice: https://www.macobserver.com/rss/dailyobservations_mp3.xml  - Power what we do next for as little as $1 a month. Join the Mac OS Ken Test Kitchen at Patreon at Patreon.com/macosken - Send me an email: [email protected] or call (716)780-4080!
3/24/202312 minutes, 13 seconds
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Secrets and Strikes and Suspicious Playlists - MOSK: 03.23.2023

- Report: Apple Most Compliant When Governments Ask for User Info - Alphabet, Apple, and Meta Lobby to Reform FISA Regulations - “Friday Night Baseball” Goes Behind Apple TV+ Paywall - Report: Other People’s Playlists Showing Up for Some Apple Music Users - Apple’s Auto Testing Continues - Apple TV+ Up for 15 BAFTA Television/Television Craft Awards - Looking for The Mac Observer's Daily Observations Podcast? Put this link in your podcatcher of choice: https://www.macobserver.com/rss/dailyobservations_mp3.xml  - Power what we do next for as little as $1 a month. Join the Mac OS Ken Test Kitchen at Patreon at Patreon.com/macosken - Send me an email: [email protected] or call (716)780-4080!
3/23/202312 minutes, 35 seconds
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iPhone 14 Plus Fails to Fail - MOSK: 03.22.2023

- DSCC Data Shows iPhone 14 Plus Outperforming iPhone 13 mini - Apple and Foxconn Seek Labor Law Changes in Indian State of Tamil Nadu - Foxconn Bangaluru Plant Moves Forward - Morgan Stanley: App Store Need Not Fear Possible Microsoft Mobile Game Store - New Round of OS Release Candidates Out to Apple Developers - iOS 16.4 to Bring Voice Isolation to Cellular Calls - Duplicate Image Detection for iCloud Shared Photo Library Coming in iOS 16.4 - References to New AirPods and AirPods Case Spotted in iOS 16.4 RC - References to Beats Studio Buds+ Spotted in iOS 16.4 RC - iOS 16.4 Will Let Health Departments Sunset Exposure Notifications API for COVID-19 - Looking for The Mac Observer's Daily Observations Podcast? Put this link in your podcatcher of choice: https://www.macobserver.com/rss/dailyobservations_mp3.xml  - Power what we do next for as little as $1 a month. Join the Mac OS Ken Test Kitchen at Patreon at Patreon.com/macosken - Send me an email: [email protected] or call (716)780-4080!
3/22/202318 minutes, 16 seconds
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Smartphones and "iPhones" and Kleenex - MOSK: 03.21.2023

- Counterpoint: Premium Smartphones Owned 2022 (and Apple Owned Premium Smartphones) - Report: Apple Pay Goes Live in South Korea - Etymology and Kremlinology: Russia Tells Government Officials to Ditch iPhones/Smartphones - Apple and Hello Sunshine Nab Rights to Novel “Maybe Next Time” - For Sale: 10-Year Apple Plaque Signed by Steve Jobs - Looking for The Mac Observer's Daily Observations Podcast? Put this link in your podcatcher of choice: https://www.macobserver.com/rss/dailyobservations_mp3.xml  - Power what we do next for as little as $1 a month. Join the Mac OS Ken Test Kitchen at Patreon at Patreon.com/macosken - Send me an email: [email protected] or call (716)780-4080!
3/21/202310 minutes, 52 seconds
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Big Tech Shines Amid Bank Concerns - MOSK: 03.20.2023

- Barron’s: Big Tech Fares Well Despite SVB and Other Banking Issues - Report: Apple Retail Opening Mumbai Flagship in April - Boston, MA Gets Apple Maps’ Detailed City Experience  - Unopened, Original iPhone Sells at Auction for ~$55K — Cult of Mac: Apple-1 Fails to Sell at Auction - Apple TV+ Releases Short Featuring Hazmat Bunnies from “Luck” - “Ted Lasso” Cast Members Head to White House for Mental Health Awareness - Looking for The Mac Observer's Daily Observations Podcast? Put this link in your podcatcher of choice: https://www.macobserver.com/rss/dailyobservations_mp3.xml  - Power what we do next for as little as $1 a month. Join the Mac OS Ken Test Kitchen at Patreon at Patreon.com/macosken - Send me an email: [email protected] or call (716)780-4080!
3/20/202311 minutes, 31 seconds
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Troubling Comments from TSMC Founder - MOSK: 03.17.2023

- Report: Foxconn Building AirPod Factory in India - TSMC Founder: Globalization and Free-Trade Are Dead in the Chip Industry - Report: Apple Testing “Siri Natural Language Generation” in tvOS - Apple TV App for macOS Has a Hidden Left Sidebar - Costume Designer for “For All Mankind” Designs EVA Suites for Actual Lunar Mission - Sponsored by Kolide: Kolide ensures only secure devices can access your cloud apps. It’s Zero Trust tailor-made for Okta. Book a demo today at Kolide.com/macosken - Looking for The Mac Observer's Daily Observations Podcast? Put this link in your podcatcher of choice: https://www.macobserver.com/rss/dailyobservations_mp3.xml  - Power what we do next for as little as $1 a month. Join the Mac OS Ken Test Kitchen at Patreon at Patreon.com/macosken - Send me an email: [email protected] or call (716)780-4080!
3/17/202315 minutes, 33 seconds
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Following the Manufacturing Money - MOSK: 03.16.2023

- Haitong Analyst Expects iPhone 15 Pro Prices to Increase - In Manufacturing Moves, Foxconn Following the Money - Foxconn Chairman Pessimistic on Consumer Electronics Near Term - Efficiency, Low Headcount Keep Apple Layoffs at Bay - Apple Makes More Developer Betas Available - Lates Apple Source Code on GitHub References realityOS - Sponsored by Kolide: Kolide ensures only secure devices can access your cloud apps. It’s Zero Trust tailor-made for Okta. Book a demo today at Kolide.com/macosken - Looking for The Mac Observer's Daily Observations Podcast? Put this link in your podcatcher of choice: https://www.macobserver.com/rss/dailyobservations_mp3.xml  - Power what we do next for as little as $1 a month. Join the Mac OS Ken Test Kitchen at Patreon at Patreon.com/macosken - Send me an email: [email protected] or call (716)780-4080!
3/16/202314 minutes, 27 seconds
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Hiring Reportedly Cools in Cupertino - MOSK: 03.15.2023

- Bloomberg: Apple Delays Some Bonuses and Further Slows Hiring in Cost-Saving Efforts - Apple Intros “Shop with a Specialist over Video” for iPhone - Apple Launches “Hello Yellow” Ad for New iPhone - India May Want Smartphone Makers to Unbundle Apps from Operating Systems - Fourth Beta of tvOS 16.4 Our to Developers - McConaughey and Harrelson Team for Apple TV+ Comedy Series - Sponsored by Kolide: Kolide ensures only secure devices can access your cloud apps. It’s Zero Trust tailor-made for Okta. Book a demo today at Kolide.com/macosken - Looking for The Mac Observer's Daily Observations Podcast? Put this link in your podcatcher of choice: https://www.macobserver.com/rss/dailyobservations_mp3.xml  - Power what we do next for as little as $1 a month. Join the Mac OS Ken Test Kitchen at Patreon at Patreon.com/macosken - Send me an email: [email protected] or call (716)780-4080!
3/15/202314 minutes, 6 seconds
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Making Making in India Easier for Apple - MOSK: 03.14.2023

- New Laws Aim to Make India the “Next Big Manufacturing Hub” - UK’s CMA Extends App Store Investigation - iPhone 13 , 13 Pro, and 13 Pro Max Land in Apple’s Refurbished Store in the States - Apple Selling Item Tracker from Chipolo in Online Store - Apple Heart Study Says We’re Not Sleeping Enough - The Boy, the Mole, the Fox, the Horse, and the Oscar - Sponsored by Kolide: Kolide ensures only secure devices can access your cloud apps. It’s Zero Trust tailor-made for Okta. Book a demo today at Kolide.com/macosken - Looking for The Mac Observer's Daily Observations Podcast? Put this link in your podcatcher of choice: https://www.macobserver.com/rss/dailyobservations_mp3.xml  - Power what we do next for as little as $1 a month. Join the Mac OS Ken Test Kitchen at Patreon at Patreon.com/macosken - Send me an email: [email protected] or call (716)780-4080!
3/14/202314 minutes, 30 seconds
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A Negative, Negligible Note - MOSK: 03.13.2023

- A Questioning Look at a Questionable Outlook - Financial Times: Chicken/Egg Debate with Apple’s MR Headset - Ming-Chi Kuo Sees HomePod with Seven-Inch Display for 2024 - NCAA March Madness App Gets CarPlay and Live Activities Support - Apple TV+ Outs Three Trailers for Upcoming Series - Sponsored by Kolide: Kolide ensures only secure devices can access your cloud apps. It’s Zero Trust tailor-made for Okta. Book a demo today at Kolide.com/macosken - Looking for The Mac Observer's Daily Observations Podcast? Put this link in your podcatcher of choice: https://www.macobserver.com/rss/dailyobservations_mp3.xml  - Power what we do next for as little as $1 a month. Join the Mac OS Ken Test Kitchen at Patreon at Patreon.com/macosken - Send me an email: [email protected] or call (716)780-4080!
3/13/202315 minutes, 48 seconds
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Apple Music Classical is Here (Almost) - MOSK: 03.10.2023

- Apple Music Classical Placeholder Turns Up in App Store - Developers Get More Pricing Options in App Store; Globally Equalized Prices Coming in May - Evercore Sees Huge Potential for Apple in India - Apple Confluence in Lyon Reopens Next Week - Apple TV+  Announces Second Season for Shrinking - MLB App for iOS Brings Live Activities Support - Sponsored by Kolide: Kolide ensures only secure devices can access your cloud apps. It’s Zero Trust tailor-made for Okta. Book a demo today at Kolide.com/macosken - Looking for The Mac Observer's Daily Observations Podcast? Put this link in your podcatcher of choice: https://www.macobserver.com/rss/dailyobservations_mp3.xml  - Power what we do next for as little as $1 a month. Join the Mac OS Ken Test Kitchen at Patreon at Patreon.com/macosken - Send me an email: [email protected] or call (716)780-4080!
3/10/202315 minutes, 56 seconds
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India: The Apple of Apple's Eye - MOSK: 03.09.2023

- Wedbush Ups Apple Target to $190 - Cleveland Research Positive on iPhone and Anticipated MR Headset  - Report: Apple to Internally View India as Its Own Sales Region  - Goertek Exec Leaves Company Days After China Supply Chain Comments - The Guardian Heads Back to Apple News in UK - Public Testers Get Third Betas of iOS/iPadOS 16.4 and macOS 13.3 - Apple TV+ Releases Big Trailer for “The Big Door Prize” - Sponsored by Kolide: Kolide ensures only secure devices can access your cloud apps. It’s Zero Trust tailor-made for Okta. Book a demo today at Kolide.com/macosken - Looking for The Mac Observer's Daily Observations Podcast? Put this link in your podcatcher of choice: https://www.macobserver.com/rss/dailyobservations_mp3.xml  - Power what we do next for as little as $1 a month. Join the Mac OS Ken Test Kitchen at Patreon at Patreon.com/macosken - Send me an email: [email protected] or call (716)780-4080!
3/9/202315 minutes, 10 seconds
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Hiding in the Yellow iPhone Announcement - MOSK: 03.08.2023

- Apple Announces Yellow iPhone 14 and iPhone 14 Plus - Emergency SOS via Satellite Hitting Six New Countries This Month - Apple "About to Launch Apple Pay in South Korea" - Apple Announces Silicone Cases in Four New Colors for iPhone 14 Line - Apple Announces Several New Bands for Apple Watch - Counterpoint: Apple Made Eight of the World’s 10 Best Selling Smartphones in 2022 - Developer Betas and a Security Update for GarageBand for Mac - Apple TV+ Titles “Slow Horse” and “Bad Sisters” Up for Awards in UK and Ireland - Apple Outs Trailer for Second Season of “Schmigadoon” - Sponsored by Kolide: Kolide ensures only secure devices can access your cloud apps. It’s Zero Trust tailor-made for Okta. Book a demo today at Kolide.com/macosken - Looking for The Mac Observer's Daily Observations Podcast? Put this link in your podcatcher of choice: https://www.macobserver.com/rss/dailyobservations_mp3.xml  - Power what we do next for as little as $1 a month. Join the Mac OS Ken Test Kitchen at Patreon at Patreon.com/macosken - Send me an email: [email protected] or call (716)780-4080!
3/8/202314 minutes, 48 seconds
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Goldman's New Guy on Apple - MOSK: 03.07.2023

- Goldman Sachs Ups Apple Rating to “Buy,” Target to $199 - iPhone 14 Line Could Turn Yellow Today - iPhone-to-iPhone Payment Option Activated for Stores Built on Wix - Microsoft Makes Outlook for Mac Free to Use - tvOS 16.3.3. Fixes Siri Remote for Third-Generation Apple TV 4K - Apple TV+ Releases Trailer for “Silo” Ahead of May Premier - Apple TV+ Releases Trailer for “Ghosted” Ahead of April Premier - “Severance” and “Life By Ella” Win Writers Guild Awards - Sponsored by Kolide: Kolide ensures only secure devices can access your cloud apps. It’s Zero Trust tailor-made for Okta. Book a demo today at Kolide.com/macosken - Looking for The Mac Observer's Daily Observations Podcast? Put this link in your podcatcher of choice: https://www.macobserver.com/rss/dailyobservations_mp3.xml  - Power what we do next for as little as $1 a month. Join the Mac OS Ken Test Kitchen at Patreon at Patreon.com/macosken - Send me an email: [email protected] or call (716)780-4080!
3/7/202314 minutes, 32 seconds
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More iPhone Production Rumored for India - MOSK: 03.06.2023

- Morgan Stanley Ups AAPL Price Target to $180 - Report: Foxconn Plans 300-Acre Bengaluru Factory for iPhone Parts - Report: Foxconn Plans Tamil Nadu Factory Expansion for iPhone Production - Report: Michael Abbott, VP of Cloud Engineering, Leaving Apple - Improved Apple Maps Now Cover Finland, Norway, and Sweden - Depth and Water Seal Testing Available for Apple Watch Ultra - Apple’s MLS Push Continues with Recap Show and Documentary Content - Sponsored by Kolide: Kolide ensures only secure devices can access your cloud apps. It’s Zero Trust tailor-made for Okta. Book a demo today at Kolide.com/macosken - Sponsored by Better Help: Professional, licensed, and vetted counselors that you can trust. Get 10% off your first month at BetterHelp.com/MacOSKen - Looking for The Mac Observer's Daily Observations Podcast? Put this link in your podcatcher of choice: https://www.macobserver.com/rss/dailyobservations_mp3.xml  - Power what we do next for as little as $1 a month. Join the Mac OS Ken Test Kitchen at Patreon at Patreon.com/macosken - Send me an email: [email protected] or call (716)780-4080!
3/6/202318 minutes
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iPhones, Workers, and Dinosaurs! MOSK: 03.03.2023

- A Positive (?) Note on Apple from UBS - Jefferies Up on iPhone Demand Thanks to Web Traffic - Report: Apple Responsible for 100,000 Indian Jobs Since August 2021 - In Wake of Violence, Apple Permanently Closes North Carolina Store - Apple Releases “Mystery” Studio Display Beta - Signs of Life for Apple’s High-Yield Savings Account - Apple TV+ Announces Second Season for “Prehistoric Planet” - Docuseries “Monster Factory” Headed to Apple TV+ - Sponsored by Kolide: Kolide ensures only secure devices can access your cloud apps. It’s Zero Trust tailor-made for Okta. Book a demo today at Kolide.com/macosken - Looking for The Mac Observer's Daily Observations Podcast? Put this link in your podcatcher of choice: https://www.macobserver.com/rss/dailyobservations_mp3.xml  - Power what we do next for as little as $1 a month. Join the Mac OS Ken Test Kitchen at Patreon at Patreon.com/macosken - Send me an email: [email protected] or call (716)780-4080!
3/3/202316 minutes, 1 second
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Healthy iPhones and a Sluggish App Store - MOSK: 03.02.2023

- JP Morgan Sees Healthy January for iPhone, Significant Switching to iOS - Evercore Sees Drop in App Store Revenue, Still Expects Services Growth for Apple - Second Betas of Apple OS Updates Available to Public Testers - Apple Makes Peer Group Benchmarks Available to Developers - Apple Ups Potential Trade-In Prices on Select iPhones, Macs, and More - Apple Increases Out-of-Warranty Battery Replacement Price for iPhone and Mac - Target Plans More “Apple Shop-in-Shop” Locations - Newest Sony Bravia TVs Compatible with Apple TV Services and Protocols - “Real Madrid: Until The End” Begins Friday 10 March on Apple TV+ - Sponsored by BetterHelp: Get 10% off your first month at BetterHelp.com/MacOSKen - Sponsored by Kolide: Kolide ensures only secure devices can access your cloud apps. It’s Zero Trust tailor-made for Okta. Book a demo today at Kolide.com/macosken - Looking for The Mac Observer's Daily Observations Podcast? Put this link in your podcatcher of choice: https://www.macobserver.com/rss/dailyobservations_mp3.xml  - Power what we do next for as little as $1 a month. Join the Mac OS Ken Test Kitchen at Patreon at Patreon.com/macosken - Send me an email: [email protected] or call (716)780-4080!
3/2/202318 minutes, 45 seconds
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The EC Takes a Softer App Store Stance - MOSK: 03.01.2023

- European Commission Drops App Store IAP Objection, Still Objects to “Anti-Streeing” Provision - Spotify and Apple Issue Victorious Statements on EC App Store Direction - GoerTek Exec Talks Urgency of Expansion Out of China - Foxconn Expands Support Operations for China’s “iPhone City” - Second Betas of Apple OS Updates Available to Developers - iOS 16.4 Beta Brings Back Apple Books Page Turn Animation - Signs of Life for Apple Music Classical in iOS 16.4 Beta - International Women’s Day Apple Watch Challenge Set for 8 March - Sponsored by BetterHelp: Get 10% off your first month at BetterHelp.com/MacOSKen - Sponsored by Kolide: Kolide ensures only secure devices can access your cloud apps. It’s Zero Trust tailor-made for Okta. Book a demo today at Kolide.com/macosken - Looking for The Mac Observer's Daily Observations Podcast? Put this link in your podcatcher of choice: https://www.macobserver.com/rss/dailyobservations_mp3.xml  - Power what we do next for as little as $1 a month. Join the Mac OS Ken Test Kitchen at Patreon at Patreon.com/macosken - Send me an email: [email protected] or call (716)780-4080!
3/1/202317 minutes, 49 seconds
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Putting iPhone SE Back in Play: MOSK: 02.28.2023

- Ming-Chi Kuo Then: Apple Has Killed Development on iPhone SE 4 - Ming-Chi Kuo Now: Apple Has Resurrected Development on iPhone SE 4 - Qualcomm CEO Expects Apple 5G Baseband Modem in 2024 - Foxlink Facility Forced Offline After Major Fire - CISA Director Praises Apple for User Security Stance - NYC Residents Hit with AirPods Max Attacks - Massive Lot of Apple Tech Going on Auction - Apple TV+ Releases Trailer for “Ted Lasso” Season Three - Sponsored by BetterHelp: Get 10% off your first month at BetterHelp.com/MacOSKen - Sponsored by Kolide: Kolide ensures only secure devices can access your cloud apps. It’s Zero Trust tailor-made for Okta. Book a demo today at Kolide.com/macosken - Looking for The Mac Observer's Daily Observations Podcast? Put this link in your podcatcher of choice: https://www.macobserver.com/rss/dailyobservations_mp3.xml  - Power what we do next for as little as $1 a month. Join the Mac OS Ken Test Kitchen at Patreon at Patreon.com/macosken - Send me an email: [email protected] or call (716)780-4080!
2/28/202318 minutes, 53 seconds
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Kid AirDrops Bomb on Self - MOSK: 02.27.2023

- Dueling Analysts Fuel Apple Headset Chatter - WSJ Looks at iPhones, Thieves, and Public Safety - Bad Idea Theater: Kid Grounds Plane with AirDrop Prank - Gurman: Scheduling Changes Ahead for Apple Store Employees - Apple Hire Stirs Talk of Ads for Apple TV+ - Four Annie Awards for Apple TV+ Title “The Boy, the Mole, the Fox and the Horse” - Apple TV+ Actors Leave SAG Awards Empty Handed - Sponsored by BetterHelp: Get 10% off your first month at BetterHelp.com/MacOSKen - Sponsored by Kolide: Kolide ensures only secure devices can access your cloud apps. It’s Zero Trust tailor-made for Okta. Book a demo today at Kolide.com/macosken - Looking for The Mac Observer's Daily Observations Podcast? Put this link in your podcatcher of choice: https://www.macobserver.com/rss/dailyobservations_mp3.xml  - Power what we do next for as little as $1 a month. Join the Mac OS Ken Test Kitchen at Patreon at Patreon.com/macosken - Send me an email: [email protected] or call (716)780-4080!
2/27/202319 minutes, 16 seconds
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Smartphones, Headsets, and Rugs - MOSK: 02.24.2023

- Counterpoint Tracks Smartphone Sales in Europe, Middle East, and Africa - Nikkei Asia: First and Second MR Headsets from Apple in Development - Apple Services Hit with Global Glitches on Thursday - Apple TV+ Announces Return of “The Problem with Jon Stewart” - MIB Original iPhone and “Undiscovered” Apple-1 Up for Auction - Sponsored by SimpliSafe - Get a free indoor security camera plus 20% off with Interactive Monitoring at SimpliSafe.com/macosken - Looking for The Mac Observer's Daily Observations Podcast? Put this link in your podcatcher of choice: https://www.macobserver.com/rss/dailyobservations_mp3.xml  - Power what we do next for as little as $1 a month. Join the Mac OS Ken Test Kitchen at Patreon at Patreon.com/macosken - Send me an email: [email protected] or call (716)780-4080!
2/24/202318 minutes, 8 seconds
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AAPL a Morgan Stanley Top Pick - MOSK: 02.23.2023

- Morgan Stanley Makes AAPL “Top Pick” for 2023 - Counterpoint Research: Apple Watch Drove Smartwatches Higher in 2022 - UBS Notes Lack of Marketshare Growth for Apple TV+ Among iPhone Owners - Jon Stewart Goes Live Tonight on YouTube - Sponsored by SimpliSafe - Get a free indoor security camera plus 20% off with Interactive Monitoring at SimpliSafe.com/macosken - Looking for The Mac Observer's Daily Observations Podcast? Put this link in your podcatcher of choice: https://www.macobserver.com/rss/dailyobservations_mp3.xml  - Power what we do next for as little as $1 a month. Join the Mac OS Ken Test Kitchen at Patreon at Patreon.com/macosken - Send me an email: [email protected] or call (716)780-4080!
2/23/202312 minutes, 52 seconds
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Apple's Insufferable ATMs - MOSK: 02.22.2023

- White House Won’t Block Apple Watch Import Ban That May Never Happen - Gen Z Apple Users Are Insufferable ATMs or Something - Beats Adds Three New Colors to Beats Fit Pro Line - Rovio Shuffles Angry Birds Titles in Apparent Play for In-App Purchases - Apple Tops Fortune’s Most Admired List for 16th Consecutive Year - Sponsored by SimpliSafe - Get a free indoor security camera plus 20% off with Interactive Monitoring at SimpliSafe.com/macosken - Looking for The Mac Observer's Daily Observations Podcast? Put this link in your podcatcher of choice: https://www.macobserver.com/rss/dailyobservations_mp3.xml  - Power what we do next for as little as $1 a month. Join the Mac OS Ken Test Kitchen at Patreon at Patreon.com/macosken - Send me an email: [email protected] or call (716)780-4080!
2/22/202315 minutes, 27 seconds
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Child Safety, Services, and Tattoos - MOSK: 02.21.2023

- Communications Safety in Messages Expanding to Six More Countries - Apple’s Apple Store App in the App Store Gets an Apropos Update - Apple Maps Adds Cycling Directions and Three “Detailed” City Views in Germany - Apple Support Visit Prompts “Invalid URL” Error for Some Users - Apple TV+ Animated Short Wins a BAFTA - Original MIB iPhone Sells at Auction for $63K - Sponsored by SimpliSafe - Get a free indoor security camera plus 20% off with Interactive Monitoring at SimpliSafe.com/macosken - Looking for The Mac Observer's Daily Observations Podcast? Put this link in your podcatcher of choice: https://www.macobserver.com/rss/dailyobservations_mp3.xml  - Power what we do next for as little as $1 a month. Join the Mac OS Ken Test Kitchen at Patreon at Patreon.com/macosken - Send me an email: [email protected] or call (716)780-4080!
2/21/202312 minutes, 44 seconds
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A Rich Mastodon for iMessage - MOSK: 02.20.2023

- Analysts React to December iPhone Sales in China  - NY Post: Sources Say Apple Axing Contract Workers - Next Round of Apple OS Update Betas Out to Public Testers - Apple’s Messages Apps Adding Rich Previews for Mastodon Posts - Apple Studio Display Gets 16.4 Firmware Beta - T-Mobile Offers Subscribers Free Year of MLS Season Pass - Apple TV+ Series “Shrinking” Stays Strong in Reelgood Top-Ten - Applications Open Thursday for Apple Studios Directors Program - Sponsored by SimpliSafe - Get a free indoor security camera plus 20% off with Interactive Monitoring at SimpliSafe.com/macosken - Looking for The Mac Observer's Daily Observations Podcast? Put this link in your podcatcher of choice: https://www.macobserver.com/rss/dailyobservations_mp3.xml  - Power what we do next for as little as $1 a month. Join the Mac OS Ken Test Kitchen at Patreon at Patreon.com/macosken - Send me an email: [email protected] or call (716)780-4080!
2/20/202315 minutes, 28 seconds
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Sneaking a Peek at iOS 16.4 Features - MOSK: 02.17.2023

- Counterpoint: iPhone Sales in China Grew 6% in January - OS Numbers Show Sizable Gulf Between Recent iOS and iPadOS Installs - Developers Get First Betas for Next Round of Apple OS Updates - "Hello Tomorrow!" and "Sharper" Hits Apple TV+ Today - Apple TV+ Adds "The Big Door Prize" to Growing Wednesday Line-Up - Apple TV+ Film “Tetris” Gets a Trailer and a Release Date - Looking for The Mac Observer's Daily Observations Podcast? Put this link in your podcatcher of choice: https://www.macobserver.com/rss/dailyobservations_mp3.xml  - Power what we do next for as little as $1 a month. Join the Mac OS Ken Test Kitchen at Patreon at Patreon.com/macosken - Send me an email: [email protected] or call (716)780-4080!
2/17/202313 minutes, 48 seconds
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Washington Wades in on Apple - MOSK: 02.16.2023

- WSJ: DoJ Stepping Up Pace on Possible Antitrust Action Against Apple - House Judiciary Committee Subpoenas Big Tech CEOs Over Alleged Content Suppression - Norwegian Banking Coalition Calls on EU to Force Open NFC on iPhone - Former Swedish Foreign Minister Joins Apple Advisory Board - Big Sur Update Fills in the Blanks in Safari Favorite Icons - Apple TV+ Releases Trailer for Near-Future Enviro-Drama “Extrapolations” - Looking for The Mac Observer's Daily Observations Podcast? Put this link in your podcatcher of choice: https://www.macobserver.com/rss/dailyobservations_mp3.xml  - Power what we do next for as little as $1 a month. Join the Mac OS Ken Test Kitchen at Patreon at Patreon.com/macosken - Send me an email: [email protected] or call (716)780-4080!
2/16/202310 minutes, 37 seconds
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Apple's Ups and Downs in India - MOSK: 02.15.2023

- Berkshire Hathaway Increased Apple Investment in December-Quarter - The Ups and Downs of Apple in India - Google Photos Update Fixes iOS/iPadOS 16.3.1 Crashing Issue - Real Readers Want Apple to Stop Using Their Voices to Train AI Narrators - Apple TV+ Adds Curated List of Rom-Coms for Valentine’s Day - Season Three of “Ted Lasso” Starts 15 March - Looking for The Mac Observer's Daily Observations Podcast? Put this link in your podcatcher of choice: https://www.macobserver.com/rss/dailyobservations_mp3.xml  - Power what we do next for as little as $1 a month. Join the Mac OS Ken Test Kitchen at Patreon at Patreon.com/macosken - Send me an email: [email protected] or call (716)780-4080!
2/15/202314 minutes, 1 second
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Supply Chain Chatter and Many Minor Updates - MOSK: 02.14.2023

- Counterpoint Research Estimates BoM on iPhone 14 Pro Max at $464 - Finnish iPhone Component Supplier Growing Presence in India - Apple Issues Many Minor OS Updates - iOS, iPadOS, and macOS Updates Fix Actively Exploited Security Issue - Reports: iOS and iPadOS Updates Crashing Google Photos Apps - Microsoft Working on ChatGPT Integration for Mobile Apps - Looking for The Mac Observer's Daily Observations Podcast? Put this link in your podcatcher of choice: https://www.macobserver.com/rss/dailyobservations_mp3.xml  - Power what we do next for as little as $1 a month. Join the Mac OS Ken Test Kitchen at Patreon at Patreon.com/macosken - Send me an email: [email protected] or call (716)780-4080!
2/14/202312 minutes, 52 seconds
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Way to Not Fire People! MOSK: 02.13.2023

- Bloomberg: Apple Praised for Not Over-Hiring During the Pandemic - Investopedia: Apple is World’s Most Profitable Company* - Evercore: Intent to Buy Apple Gear Up Since August - Uber App for Drivers Adding CarPlay Support - “Shrinking” Audience Appears to Be Growing - Logo for King Charles III Coronation Designed by Sir Jony Ive - Looking for The Mac Observer's Daily Observations Podcast? Put this link in your podcatcher of choice: https://www.macobserver.com/rss/dailyobservations_mp3.xml  - Power what we do next for as little as $1 a month. Join the Mac OS Ken Test Kitchen at Patreon at Patreon.com/macosken - Send me an email: [email protected] or call (716)780-4080!
2/13/202311 minutes, 25 seconds
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Services, Threats, and the Case for iPhone 14 - MOSK: 02.10.2023

- Finbold Sees Services as Apple’s Elevator - Jason Snell: Four Threats Facing Apple - Japanese Authorities: Apple’s App Store Rules May Violate Antitrust Laws - Apple Designer: Entry-Level iPhone 14 is Better Than iPhone 13 Pro - iFixit: 2nd-Gen HomePod is Surprisingly Repairable - iPad mini 6 and M1 iPad Pros Hit Apple Refurbished Store - Hugh Laurie Joins Apple TV+ Series “Tehran” for Season Three - Looking for The Mac Observer's Daily Observations Podcast? Put this link in your podcatcher of choice: https://www.macobserver.com/rss/dailyobservations_mp3.xml  - Power what we do next for as little as $1 a month. Join the Mac OS Ken Test Kitchen at Patreon at Patreon.com/macosken - Send me an email: [email protected] or call (716)780-4080!
2/10/202313 minutes, 39 seconds
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Apple's New People Person - MOSK: 02.09.2023

- Apple Names First Ever “Chief People Officer,” Moving O’Brien to Retail-Only - Apple Buchanan Street Becomes First Apple Retail Union in UK - Apple to Argue for Dismissal of UK Investigation Next Month - CIRP: iPhone Tops and Mac Last in Apple Hardware Ownership Survey - Report: Apple Retail Peeps Get Testing Beta of “Apple Pay Later” - Apple Pay in South Korea May Be Months Away - UnitedHealthcare Offers Up to $1K for Fitness and Tech Metrics - Looking for The Mac Observer's Daily Observations Podcast? Put this link in your podcatcher of choice: https://www.macobserver.com/rss/dailyobservations_mp3.xml  - Power what we do next for as little as $1 a month. Join the Mac OS Ken Test Kitchen at Patreon at Patreon.com/macosken - Send me an email: [email protected] or call (716)780-4080!
2/9/202311 minutes, 58 seconds
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A.I. Answers and Revving Engines - MOSK: 02.08.2023

- Google and Microsoft Folding AI Chat into Search Engine Response - Apple Reportedly Holding AI Summit for Employees This Month - Google Experiments with Non-WebKit Browser for iOS - Mozilla Experiments with Non-WebKit Browser for iOS - Apple Tweaks Designs for Desktop and Mobile Sites - Amid Massive Tech Layoffs, Apple Adds More Workspace - Apple TV+ Outs Trailer for Espionage Series “Liaison” - VintageApple.org Auctioning Huge Lot of Old Apple Gear on eBay - MIB Original iPhone Bids Uo to $17K - Looking for The Mac Observer's Daily Observations Podcast? Put this link in your podcatcher of choice: https://www.macobserver.com/rss/dailyobservations_mp3.xml  - Power what we do next for as little as $1 a month. Join the Mac OS Ken Test Kitchen at Patreon at Patreon.com/macosken - Send me an email: [email protected] or call (716)780-4080!
2/8/202315 minutes
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Considering iPhone Price Drops in China - MOSK: 02.07.2023

- Apple CEO Pledges Donations in Wake of Turkey/Syria Earthquake - iPhone 14 Pro Prices Drop in China - Evercore Bullish on Apple Services in 2023 - Apple Releases v16.3.1 of tvOS and HomePod Software - LG Adds Apple TV, Apple Music, AirPlay, and HomeKit to webOS Hub - Looking for The Mac Observer's Daily Observations Podcast? Put this link in your podcatcher of choice: https://www.macobserver.com/rss/dailyobservations_mp3.xml - Power what we do next for as little as $1 a month. Join the Mac OS Ken Test Kitchen at Patreon at Patreon.com/macosken - Send me an email: [email protected] or call (716)780-4080!
2/7/202310 minutes, 10 seconds
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Reactions to Apple Earnings - MOSK: 02.06.2023

- Reactions to Apple’s Q1FY23 Earnings - Counterpoint: Apple Took 85% of Global Smartphone Profits in 2022 - South Korean Regulators Give Green Light to Apple Pay - macOS 13.2 Update Kills Compatibility with Pioneer Optical Drives - Apple Original Tetris to See SXSW Premier - Bloomberg: Apple to Do Without Industrial Design Chief - Original MIB iPhone Up for Auction - Looking for The Mac Observer's Daily Observations Podcast? Put this link in your podcatcher of choice: https://www.macobserver.com/rss/dailyobservations_mp3.xml - Power what we do next for as little as $1 a month. Join the Mac OS Ken Test Kitchen at Patreon at Patreon.com/macosken - Send me an email: [email protected] or call (716)780-4080!
2/6/202313 minutes, 51 seconds
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Giving Apple's Q1 a Listen - MOSK: 02.03.2023

- A Recap of Apple's Q1FY23 Earnings and Call - Looking for The Mac Observer's Daily Observations Podcast? Put this link in your podcatcher of choice: https://www.macobserver.com/rss/dailyobservations_mp3.xml - Power what we do next for as little as $1 a month. Join the Mac OS Ken Test Kitchen at Patreon at Patreon.com/macosken - Send me an email: [email protected] or call (716)780-4080!
2/3/202318 minutes, 50 seconds
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Earnings, Sideloading, and Mixing Realities - MOSK: 02.02.2023

- Apple 3.0 Sizes Up Expectations Ahead of Apple Q1FY23 Earnings - Apple’s Q1FY23 Earnings Set for Today - NTIA Calls for Sideloading and Third-Party App Stores for iPhone - Samsung Exec Teases Move Into Mixed-Reality - Spatial Audio Hits 700 Titles on Netflix - MLS Season Pass Subscriptions Open Ahead of Season’s Start - Apple Tops Fortune List of World’s Most Admired Companies - Looking for The Mac Observer's Daily Observations Podcast? Put this link in your podcatcher of choice: https://www.macobserver.com/rss/dailyobservations_mp3.xml - Power what we do next for as little as $1 a month. Join the Mac OS Ken Test Kitchen at Patreon at Patreon.com/macosken - Send me an email: [email protected] or call (716)780-4080!
2/2/202314 minutes, 10 seconds
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HomePod Still Needs a Coaster - MOSK: 02.01.2023

- Cowen & Co. Still Positive on Apple Despite Lackluster December Earnings Call Ahead - Evercore Sees Buying Opportunity for Apple Shares - Apple’s Q1FY23 Earnings Set for Thursday 2 February - MKBHD: 2nd-Gen HomePod Leave White Rings on Some Wooden Surfaces - 2nd-Gen HomePod Goes with Traditional “Figure-8” Power Connector - Display Industry Analyst Sort of Pushes Back Against Foldable iPad - Apple TV+ Taps “Acapulco” for Third Season - “Severance” and Charlie Brown Special Up for PGA Awards - Last “Original” Apple Store Doors Close for Renovation - Looking for The Mac Observer's Daily Observations Podcast? Put this link in your podcatcher of choice: https://www.macobserver.com/rss/dailyobservations_mp3.xml - Power what we do next for as little as $1 a month. Join the Mac OS Ken Test Kitchen at Patreon at Patreon.com/macosken - Send me an email: [email protected] or call (716)780-4080!
2/1/202314 minutes, 47 seconds
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Unfolding the Foldable iPad Talk - MOSK: 01.31.2023

- Ming-Chi Kuo: Foldable iPads in 2024 with No New iPads This Year - Bloomberg’s Gurman: No Foldable iPads in 2024 and No New iPads This Year - Bloomberg: India Exporting AirPod Components to China and Vietnam - NLRB Prosecutors Say Tim Cook Comments, Apple Policies Violate federal Law - Apple Expands Support for Apple Support App - Crash Detection Sets Off Rash of False Alarms in Japan - Remembering 2023 in Music: Apple Music Replay 2023 Now Available - Looking for The Mac Observer's Daily Observations Podcast? Put this link in your podcatcher of choice: https://www.macobserver.com/rss/dailyobservations_mp3.xml - Power what we do next for as little as $1 a month. Join the Mac OS Ken Test Kitchen at Patreon at Patreon.com/macosken - Send me an email: [email protected] or call (716)780-4080!