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The Macalope Weekly: It could've been worse

These are bad pieces of punditry, but the Macalope spared you some that were even worse!

The Week in iPhone Cases: The big score

A new week brings a new edition of our iPhone case roundup, where we bring you the latest in protective accessories for your handset.

Exploit allows contacts, photos access on a locked iPhone 5

An exploit first posted in late January allows someone to access the photos and contacts stored on a locked iPhone 5 running iOS 6.1.

Review: Cygnett WorkMate for iPhone 5 offers sleek, serious protection

The Cygnett WorkMate for iPhone 5 is a good looking, protective case. And Lex Friedman says it's a worthy successor to the excellent WorkMate for the iPhone 4.

The Macalope: Survey shenanigans

Another negative survey for Apple from an outfit that we've never heard of before. Ah, the classics never go out of style.

Review: Cygnett Bulldozer silicone case offers iPhone 5 protection

The $20 Bulldozer case from Cygnett is available in orange or black. Lex Friedman says it fits the iPhone snugly and offers nice protection with no real drawbacks.

The Macalope Daily: Not cool, bro

How many times can the Macalope say "bro" in one column?

Hands on with Mophie's Juice Pack Helium for iPhone 5

Power vendor Mophie has announced its first battery case for the iPhone 5, the Juice Pack Helium. We've got one of the first units, and we've done some early testing.

The Macalope Daily: Softball

The Macalope is tired after Macworld Expo so he's taking an easy one.

Expo Notes: The FrameShift Mini props up your iPhone 5 or iPad mini

Made of anodized aluminum and military-grade rubber, the FrameShift Mini is the latest innovation from Insanely Great.