Pixelmania: It keeps getting better

It’s only been out a short while but the verdict is unanimous: Pundits love the Google Pixel! Mostly as a tool to bash Apple over the head.

Writing for the very nice people and brand engagers and murder clowns and possum-faced alien children at Business Insider, Steve Kovach explains “How Google embarrassed Apple.” (Tip o’ the antlers to Chris Domico.)

There are so many ways. This is just one.

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Punditsplaining: Why the iPhone-beating Pixel is awesome

Have you heard about this Google phone? Apparently it’s a super huge deal and it’s very important that you are made to understand that. You simps.

It must be because why else would Dave Thier be back at the Forbes contributor network and therapy center for those who’ve swallowed a bug writing about it again?

“6 Things Regular People Need To Know About Google's Pixel Phone.” (Tip o’ the antlers to Philip Speicher.)

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Dumbing down: Innovation isn’t what it used to be

The Macalope admits he’s not really sure what the innovator’s dilemma is. Is it when you get all your innovation ideas from someone else? It’s probably that.

Writing for USAToday, Jon Swartz says “Google is beginning to look and feel a lot like Apple.”

I put an iPhone in my mouth and then I put a Pixel in my mouth and, to be honest, I couldn’t taste the difference.

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Goofus and other Goofus: Samsung and Apple lumped together

Did you hear that Samsung has recalled the Galaxy Note? Anyway, about Apple’s huge problems…

Writing for the Forbes contributor network and halfway house for the criminally obtuse, Bert Dohman declares a pox on both their houses.

“Samsung Catches Fire While Apple Sales Disappoint.” (Tip o’ the antlers to Tom Foerster, Alex Fleming Matthew Faltz

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Like clockwork: Samsung’s problems are always bad news for Apple

You knew it was coming but once again we see that there is no problem of Samsung’s that cannot be made into bad news for Apple.

Writing for MarketWatch, Jennifer Booton explains “Why Samsung’s exploding-phone nightmare should terrify Apple.” (Tip o’ the antlers to @JonyIveParody and Matthew Seaman.)

Golf claps are kind of played out. Is there a clap slower and more lending to sarcasm? A billiards clap?

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