Samsung's confused about its sales, Android tablets still aren't fully baked, and one tech CEO has some poorly considered words for Steve Jobs. At least the Macalope is here to take them on.
It's hearty vegetables, red meat, and a heaping helping of fear, uncertainty, and doubt in the tech world this week, and the Macalope has his fork poised and ready.
Steve Jobs takes a leave of absence, pundits take leave of their senses (if they had any to begin with). For the Macalope, it's business as usual.
The Macalope ponders a Verizon iPhone, visits with The Winotaur, and picks Jim Dalrymple over Joe Wilcox.
It may be 2011, but some pundits and companies are trotting out the same old tired arguments and products. Fortunately, the Macalope is rested, refreshed, and ready to take them on.
As 2010 draws to a close, the Macalope looks back at the misconceived pre-judgments of the iPad…that came from his own mouth.
Just in time for the holidays, the Macalope has tales of three miracles, starring a would-be humorist, a defense of Microsoft, and a hymn to the latest Android smartphone.
Tech executives, like kids, sometimes say the darndest things. And when they do, the Macalope is on hand for a well-deserved goring.
Everybody's enthusiastic about something, whether it be Windows Phone 7, Android, or, in the Macalope's case, a good old-fashioned pundit smackdown.
Shh: don't spook the wild Apple stories. This week, the Macalope's stalking the sleepy Beatles, rare iPad pricing, and the ever-elusive Woz in its native habitat.
This week, the Macalope takes on Adobe employees' hurt feelings, Android's "winning" formula, and--much as he would rather not--Glassgate.
If we close our eyes can we pretend the iPad isn't real? Also, why the emperor is frantically trying to put on some pants. It's Apple-themed media commentary like you've never seen before! Unless you read The Macalope last week, in which case it's familiar to you.
This week, the Macalope is all gates, all the time. If you've been lacking in scandal, the Macalope's got 100 percent of your recommended daily allowance right here. (Note: may not contain actual scandal.)
The Macalope waves goodbye to a forgotten Microsoft executive, confirms that Wall Street analysts are still a little crazy, and weighs in on the brother-versus-brother conflict that is the Mac App Store.
You know, the Macalope is a big fan of the media tablet market. He's got a media tablet right now, in fact. One of the leading media tablets. He likes to... oh, geez, it's an iPAD! An iPAD! Was that so hard?