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MacOS KenDensed: Apple Schools the Textbook Industry

3:51 PM, Jan. 21st, 2012 · Ken Ray · MacOS KenDensed

Seems some government officials in Germany can’t have an iPhone, Apple is checking up on working conditions for its parts suppliers, and the publishing industry may be getting a shakeup thanks to Apple’s new iBooks 2, interactive textbooks and iBooks Author. Mac OS Ken’s Ken Ray dives into all of those topics this week with his usual… well, Ken-nes.

MacOS KenDensed: The iPad Rumor Frenzy & Creepy Steve Jobs Dolls

8:55 PM, Jan. 14th, 2012 · Ken Ray · MacOS KenDensed

Remember the rumor that Apple is hosting a media event this month? Turns out they really are. iPad rumors are getting out of control, Samsung doesn’t think Apple can make it in the television market, Canada loves Apple, and that creepy Steve Jobs doll may really ship no matter what Apple says. This is what the Internet dumped in Ken Ray’s lap this week.

MacOS KenDensed: Carrier IQ & Lawsuit Central

2:50 PM, Dec. 10th, 2011 · Ken Ray · MacOS KenDensed

Carrier IQ’s headaches aren’t going away, and that means Apple and other smartphone makers still have a few headaches in store, too. Apple has a few lawsuit-related headaches to deal with, and there are more Apple television rumors to hurt your head. Good thing Mac OS Ken’s Ken Ray isn’t afraid of a little pain. Or so we hear.

MacOS KenDensed: Carrier IQ’s Privacy Game

12:35 PM, Dec. 3rd, 2011 · Ken Ray · MacOS KenDensed

It’s the holiday season, and Mac OS Ken’s Ken Ray is getting all kinds of presents from the technology news world. Carrier IQ’s data tracking, the App Store’s iTether dance, more Apple Television rumors, and a tribute to Steve Jobs’s patents are all wrapped up with bows for Ken’s enjoyment.

Pile it On: Apple, Samsung, Cash & Babies

3:40 PM, Nov. 19th, 2011 · Ken Ray · MacOS KenDensed

Apple has a lot of cash, Samsung wants a lot from Apple, AT&T has a lot of iPhone users, and Apple waits a long time to shut down a company. Keeping with that theme, Mac OS Ken’s Ken Ray has a lot to say about what’s going on in the world of Apple.

Flash in the Pants, Tablets & Apple TVs

8:14 PM, Nov. 12th, 2011 · Ken Ray · MacOS KenDensed

Adobe kicked Mobile Flash in the pants this week, Apple lost its head of security, and the lost Steve Jobs interview is coming to a theater near you. Mac OS Ken’s Ken Ray has thoughts on all of those topics, and he finally found an analyst that agrees with his thoughts on an Apple television, too.

On Robot Overlords & Tablets

7:28 PM, Nov. 4th, 2011 · Ken Ray · MacOS KenDensed

What do you get when you throw HP’s TouchPad and webOS, iPhones in China, factories in Brazil, robot overlords, Pete Townsend, and Oompa Loompas in a pot and stir? Probably a really bad soup, but that’s not the point. You also get a great mix of topics for Mac OS Ken’s Ken Ray to riff on. And he does.