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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.

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Headline skewing: Apple Music gets graded on a curve

Apple Music seems to be doing fairly well, unless you just look at the headlines.

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Not half bad: Apple Music does OK

But that's not headline news.

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Upside down: Portraying Apple’s strengths as a weakness

Apple is the better choice if you value your privacy. So, of course we have to talk about how that's a problem.

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Presumed guilty: It’s probably Apple’s fault

Facebook's app sucks? Must be Apple's fault.

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The wrong fight: What’s the Surface competing with?

When is a tablet not a tablet? When it's not used like one.

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1997 called: No, Apple should not open up its operating systems

If you want other hardware, you have choice: Windows and Linux.

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Peace, love and misunderstanding: Not getting other people’s smartphone choices

A cheap phone might be right for you but that doesn't mean it's right for everyone.

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Tangled web: Playing games with Apple’s accounting games

Just because Apple's hiding some of its cash it doesn't mean it doesn't exist.

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Headline news: Accuracy need not apply

If it bleeds six colors, it leads.

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Double header: Twice the Apple doom

The iPhone won't save Apple and neither will the Watch. The only question is, save it from what?

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The catechism’s out of the bag: Apple is a religion

Now with expert confirmation!

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Never not wrong: Saying Apple should ditch its chips

iPhones are great and people love them so Apple clearly needs some advice on how to make iPhones.

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Bubble thinking: When Apple doesn’t fit your world view

Apple doesn't pass certain litmus tests but that doesn't mean it doesn't have advantages.

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When you assume: The problem with saying Apple can’t do something

Making cars is basically impossible.

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Uninformative: Half the analysis, all the rage

Apple options are never good when you throw out the instances in which they are good.