Rumors of doom

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9to5Mac has the “news,” but the Macalope must warn you: It might be too horrible to behold.

“KGI: 5.5-inch iPhone 6 likely to be delayed until after October, possibly until 2015”

NOOOOOOOOOOOO. But … but … the Macalope needs his iPhablet now! Because the screen’s bigger! Well, perhaps he’ll just switch to Android if Apple can’t bring rumored products to market when they’re rumored to be coming to market!

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Under pressure

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Writing for SlashGear, Don Reisinger shows he’s still the master of conventional wisdom.

“What does iPhone 6 need to restore Apple’s innovation crown?” (tip o’ the antlers to @JonyIveParody).

Apple was once the king of innovation.

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Missed opportunities

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Everywhere the Macalope looks this week he sees missed opportunities. Mobile platforms could have better accessibility options, and advocates could try targeting companies other than just Apple. Conversations about wearables, meanwhile, should probably not start from the presumption that Microsoft will own the category. Finally, posting a loose conversation about diversity at Apple was probably not a good idea.

Responsible parties

By now you’ve surely heard about how Android is “winning” (offer valid only in terms of market share, void where prohibited). So, naturally, when there is a problem with modern smartphone technology, all the onus falls on Google to fix the problem and hahahahaha are you new here?

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The spin cycle

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Samsung had another less than stellar quarter? Well, you know what it’s time for: spin control!

There to lend Samsung a helping hand are our friends at Bloomberg, they of the all Apple doom all the time.

“Samsung Profit Misses Estimates As Cheap Phones Struggle” (tip o’ the antlers to Daring Fireball).

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The lame name game

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First, Toronto brought us Rob Ford; now, it gave us this piece from the Star. So, basically, Toronto has a lot of apologizing to do. Like, more than even most Canadians are comfortable with.

Writing for Toronto Star, Sarah Barmak says “Call Apple’s new device anything but the iWatch” (tip o’ the antlers to @JonyIveParody).

Apple is gearing up to begin production of its new smart watch this month …

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Loving to say 'I told you so'

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It was a good week for saying “I told you so” as the past proclamations of pundits proved particularly pernicious. Not for Apple—for them.

How’d that work out?

There might be bad news for fans of both Facebook and Android—other than being fans of both Facebook and Android, that is.

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The wildly popular Surface

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Can something really be called analysis when you just make up the basic premise?

The Motley Fool’s Sean Chandler decides to find out.

“Apple Should Copy Microsoft’s Surface Pro 3” (tip o’ the antlers to @JonyIveParody).

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