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The Macalope: Executive statements

Marketing comments gone wild!

The Macalope Weekly: Mythperceptions

Apple myths and misperceptions are hot right now!

The Macalope: Make it a double standard

The Apple double standard in action!

Heat Meter measures energy use in real time

A new, Wi-Fi connected device called the Heat Meter allows homeowners to track propane, natural gas or oil use in real time and compare their home's efficiency with others in the area.


Heat Meter measures energy use in real time

Monitoring oil, natural gas or propane use typically means waiting until the end of the month when you get your bill, but a new device called the Heat Meter can report your energy use in real-time and compare your efficiency to other homes in the area.

What to expect at South by Southwest Interactive

South by Southwest Interactive has become a major launching pad for tech startups, apps, and web programs. What will we see this year?


Now wear this: Computers for your wrist and face

Senior writer Lex Friedman joins senior editor Dan Moren to talk smartwatches, Google Glass, and Apple's possible future in the burgeoning trend of wearable computing.

Give Glass a chance: Google has a vision of a wearable future

An Apple watch and Google's Glass could just be two different takes on the same future.

Go green and save money with a programmable thermostat

We put three programmable thermostats to the test to find out which is the most powerful, flexible, likely to reduce your energy bill.


mRobo shows off dance moves that far surpass my own (video)

Tosy's mRobo robot can dance like no other, and brings his own speakers too.


CES 2013: Amazing spectacles and awkward moments

No, CES is not a simple exposition of electronics wares. It is a visual overload of high-tech pageantry and stupid human tricks.