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In addition to being a mythical beast, the Macalope is not an employee of Macworld. As a result, the Macalope is always free to criticize any media organization. Even ours.

Delayed: Reports assume a lot based on very little

How can you delay a product that doesn't have a ship date? Or may not even exist.

No stupid questions: Samsung's slump puts that axiom to the test

Samsung has a bad quarterly outlook. You know what that means.

1920 called: Raging against the Apple iPhone machine

Time to rage against the evils of technology. A-gain.

The outrage gap: How Apple always gets top billing

If there's no such thing as bad publicity then Apple's got it made.

Not breaking news: Smartphone subsidies are just a fact of modern life

The New York Times has made a startling discovery. From 2009.

Exactly backwards: Apple's security statement is more a PR coup than a nightmare

Apple says it will protect its customers information. Naturally, huge fail.

Just your typical launch: Apple sells lots of devices, pundits see doom

Did Apple have problems this week? Sure. Were they unusual? Not so much.

Unfair comparisons: stacking the iPhone against every Android phone feature

How do you make the iPhone pale in comparison? Pretend that you can get a mythical Android phone that has every possible feature.

Androidsplainin': iPhone haters miss the point again

Who likes being condescended to?!

Standard reactions

Apple announced some stuff. Let's go to the pundit playbook.

The Desolation of Forbes

This is what happens when you overdo an analogy.

Where's Claude Rains when you need him?

Apple caught engaging in shocking behavior!

Apres Watch, le deluge

Some people apparently don't think much of the Apple Watch. Very surprising.

Jumping the gun

Apple announced a watch on Tuesday. Somehow the reviews were coming in before that.

Last of a genre

Could this be the last "Apple must make a new phone!" piece we'll ever read?