iOS

Insanely Gr8: The iPhone 8 paradox

The iPhone 8 summer of doom continues with a surprising twist that is so logically challenged it should not be viewed by small children, the infirm or those prone to episodes, even if they’re just episodes of the long-running supernatural drama, Supernatural.

Which the Macalope believes is in its 427th season. He may be off by one or two seasons.

Writing for The Boy Genius Report, Jacob Siegal says “Delays and an inflated price could doom the iPhone 8.” (Tip o’ the antlers to Kegan Tyler.)

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Blast from the past: BlackBerry still not doing well

You’re probably saying to yourself “Sheesh, Macalope. BlackBerry? Why are you dredging up the undead and making them shamble around for our amusement? Way to keep it phresh.”

You say that and then five minutes later you’re laughing and clapping and yelling “Dance, zombie, dance!” Also, “phresh”? We talked about this, Ted.

The Macalope regrets to report that BlackBerry… well, that doesn’t really need a verb. He simply regrets to report that BlackBerry.

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Knowables: The Apple Watch must be a flop

It can be headache-inducing trying to follow the Cirque du Soleil-level contortions tech pundits go through to turn Apple’s successes into failures. Take, for example, the dogged determination to declare the Apple Watch a flop.

Writing for Market Realist, Rachel Gunter takes “A Look at Apple’s Hurdles in the Smartwatch Business.” (Tip o’ the antlers to Philip Speicher.) Remember that looking is the only thing you can do askance.

Apple insists that the Apple Watch is popular

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Staid analysis: The predicted iPhone 8 mega-fail

Please sit back, put on some classical music and enjoy a nice cup of tea while we take a look at some very reasonable analysis , the kind that very reasonable people enjoy reading about reasonably, concerning the upcoming release of THE GREATEST FAILURE IN THE HISTORY OF ALL FAILS, OMG, SO MUCH FAILING, EVERYONE RUN FOR THEIR LIVES.

Writing for The Motley Fool, Ashraf Eassa covers the “rushing to pre-judge unreleased Apple products” beat.

“Apple Inc.’s Epic iPhone 8 Fingerprint Fail.” (Tip o’ the antlers to Philip Speicher.)

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