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The Macalope: Trouble from the get-go

How many licks does it take to get to a problem with this piece?

Microsoft taps iTap as basis for remote desktop apps

Microsoft has picked up iOS, Android, and Mac apps from German developer HLW Software to use as the basis for its own forthcoming remote desktop apps.

The Macalope: Marketing meets cuckoo bananas

Some executive statements are just marketing. Others are just nuts.

How to change your email signature on your smartphone

Nobody likes unwanted marketing. Here's how to get that annoying "sent from my phone" message out of your email signature.

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The Macalope Weekly: Fairness and accuracy in the media

As long as it's bad for Apple, it's good to print.

How to unfreeze a frozen phone

Where are the Ctrl-Alt-Del keys when you need them?

on techhive.com

Smule Nation lets you unleash your inner Bieber on the world

Smule, maker of popular music creation apps, now lets you enjoy—or critique—the work of others via its Smule Nation website.

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The Macalope: An unbroken string of success

Apple? No, open source, of course!

How to get the most money for your old smartphone

Don't let your old smartphone gather dust in your desk drawer. Selling or trading in your old phone for a new one is easier than you think.

Be wary of the dubious 'iMessage chat' Android app

A new, non-Apple-sanctioned Android app claims to let you chat with iOS users via iMessage, but there are too many questions swirling around to trust it.