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The Macalope: Not counterintuitive, anti-intuitive

What happens when you try to think so far out of the box that you're in a universe where boxes do not exist?

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8GB iPhone 5c sees the light of day in UK, Germany, France, elsewhere

Apple quietly released an 8GB version of the iPhone 5c in several European countries as well as Australia and China.

The Macalope Weekly: A messed up system of rewards

Writing anti-Apple pieces for fun and profit.

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The Week in iOS Apps: Seventh heaven

Believe it or not, there are still a lot of apps, some of them great ones, getting redesigned for iOS 7. This week's roundup features some of the best.

The Macalope: Discontributor network

Forbes, are you mad about something?

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Green group, magazine call for boycott on Apple products

Green America launches campaign to get two toxic chemicals out of Apple's supply chain.

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Shorter iPhone returns, digital tipping, and caveat emptor

Apple shortens the iPhone return period, Starbucks prepares to add tipping to its mobile app, and in-app purchasers beware!

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The Week in iOS Accessories: You're gonna hear me roar

This week's roundup of new iOS add-ons includes more speakers, stands, and batteries than you can shake a stick at. And a Roar.

A loose interpretation

Facts, smacts. Don't let them get in the way of your carefully reasoned analysis.

How iOS 7.1 runs on the iPhone 4

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Apple says iOS 7.1 brings performance improvements to the iPhone 4, but Ars Technica finds that there's only so much that software can do to compensate for aging hardware.