Spaced Gray Lady: The New York Times coverage of Apple is less than stellar

The Macalope , Macworld

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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Apple held an event on Thursday and in the days leading up to that the New York Times was asking the important questions that people wanted answered.

Like this one:

“Apple’s iPad Problem: Does Anyone Really Need an Expensive Tablet?”

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Crazy is as crazy does: Pre-dooming the Apple Watch

The Macalope , Macworld

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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You will be pleased to know that Apple products now come pre-doomed for your convenience. This time-saving service is brought to us this week by TechnoBuffalo’s Todd Haselton.

“Is The Apple Watch Already Doomed?” (indirect link and tip o’ the antlers to Hugo Kessler)

Just askin’.

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Keeping it real: When Apple derangement ruins an argument

The Macalope , Macworld

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Writing for the Huffington Post, Bill Robinson jumps up on stage, grabs the microphone, and declares he will let Apple finish, but Sony was the greatest innovator of all time.

“Apple, the Great Innovator? Nope, Sony Is the Original Innovator” (indirect link and tip o’ the antlers to @JonyIveParody)

That’s not an unreasonable claim. It’s just kind of a shame that Robinson makes it in such an unreasonable manner.

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Delayed: Reports assume a lot based on very little

The Macalope , Macworld

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Sometimes the Apple fail is so intense, it ripples forward into time and affects products the company hasn’t even announced yet. Yes, it’s another quarter and another delay of things that don’t even exist.

“Larger Apple iPad to Be Delayed” (tip o’ the antlers to @GadgetGav)

The Macalope’s not even sure who’s supposed to be upset by this “news.” Corporate customers? Who’s supposed to be crying out for these things? The horny one is mystified.

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

The Macalope , Macworld

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Samsung announced it was staring down the maw of a 60 percent reduction in quarterly profits, so you know what that means.

No, you do. Look inside yourself. You have always known. It has been there waiting for this moment to blossom like a beautiful flower. A beautiful and stupid flower.

“Is Samsung Sales Disaster Bad for Apple?” (that’s a non-link link there and a tip o’ the antlers goes to Tom Swanson)

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1920 called: Raging against the Apple iPhone machine

The Macalope , Macworld

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You know that joke where you say a year called and it wants its whatever back? Yeah, it’s been overused and turned into a cliché, which is OK because the Macalope thinks this piece by the Tampa Bay Times’s Daniel Ruth was literally filed from 1920.

“Consumers Picked a Sour Apple” (tip o’ the antlers to @JonyIveParody)

Exhibit A:

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The outrage gap: How Apple always gets top billing

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Attention pundits! Your Apple bias is showing. First, in outrage over bendable iPhones, then in a matter of security. Then we learn what Steve Jobs would have thought about Apple’s new product names. From some dude.

Getting bent

Writing for the Huffington Post, Shelly Palmer unleashes a charming euphemism to describe how Apple is treating its customers.

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