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MacOS KenDensed: WWDC 2012 Techno-palooza

9:30 AM, Jun. 16th, 2012 · Ken Ray · MacOS KenDensed

Just in case you hadn’t heard, Apple’s annual Worldwide Developers Conference was this week, and the company dropped a new retina display MacBook Pro in our laps. The company also previewed OS X Mountain Lion and iOS 6, and kicked Google Maps to the curb. Since you couldn’t be there, how about if Mac OS Ken’s Ken Ray takes you by the hand and fills you in.

MacOS KenDensed: Apple in Court, WWDC & iPizzas

10:29 PM, Jun. 9th, 2012 · Ken Ray · MacOS KenDensed

Apple took a couple hard knocks in court this week, Gene Munster is still on his Apple television dream quest, Europe likes Apple’s SIM card design, Apple just can’t stop making money, and analysts talk about next week’s WWDC conference. Pull up a chair and listen to what Mac OS Ken’s Ken Ray has to say about this week’s Apple news.

MacOS KenDensed: Apple’s Patent Lawsuit & Antitrust Shuffle

11:00 AM, May. 26th, 2012 · Ken Ray · MacOS KenDensed

Apple and Samsung didn’t kiss and make up this week, despite the hopes of Judge Koh. Windows RT might turn out to be a great iPad seller, Apple thinks the DOJ is lame for pushing its ebook price fixing lawsuit, Google closed its deal to buy Motorola Mobility, and the Webbys paid tribute to Steve Jobs. That’s a full plate, but it’s OK. Mac OS Ken’s Ken Ray is hungry.

MacOS KenDensed: Killing Off Unlimited Data & Big iPhone Rumors

2:09 PM, May. 19th, 2012 · Ken Ray · MacOS KenDensed

Foxconn waffles on its Apple television confirmation, Apple calls out Samsung for destroying evidence, investors are talking about a bigger iPhone, and cell carrier unlimited data plans are another step closer to the grave. This week may not have been all happy stories, but Mac OS Ken’s Ken Ray is man enough to take all of them on.

MacOS KenDensed: Apple’s Taxes & RIM’s Publicity Stunts

1:24 PM, May. 5th, 2012 · Ken Ray · MacOS KenDensed

The New York Times doesn’t like Apple’s tax practices, more companies in China are increasing factory worker pay scales, and the U.K. is investigating the iPad plus 4G name. Again. As if that isn’t enough to keep to keep Mac OS Ken’s Ken Ray busy, there’s talk of Apple hunting for TV show deals, more Apple television talk, Apple and Samsung’s patent lawsuits, and RIM’s publicity stunts, too.

MacOS KenDensed: Apple’s Killer Earnings & Proview’s iPad Sort-of Win

6:45 PM, Apr. 29th, 2012 · Ken Ray · MacOS KenDensed

Apple knocked everyone’s socks off this week with its second quarter earnings report figures, the iPhone alone brings in more money for Apple than most other companies make, Proview may have a claim on the iPad name after all, and we may be seeing the beginning of the end for eBook copy protection. Mac OS Ken’s Ken Ray shoveled through all of the week’s news to find the parts that matter to you. And his arms are tired, too.

MacOS KenDensed: Apple’s Flashback & Ebook Conspiracy Battles

11:25 PM, Apr. 14th, 2012 · Ken Ray · MacOS KenDensed

Apple had a busy week dealing with the Flashback trojan, and the Department of Justice’s ebook price antitrust allegations. There’s also someone who thinks they have a prototype Mac worth almost $100,000. Mac OS Ken’s Ken Ray slices it all apart for you with surgical precision. Or maybe a Benihana chef.