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The Macalope: Feelings, nothing more than feelings

You can't sell anything based on feelings! As long as you throw out all of human history.

The 10 most significant Apple keynotes

Apple keynotes have become hotly anticipated events. On the eve of WWDC 2013, Dan Moren looks back at the ten most significant Apple presentations.

The Macalope Weekly: Missed connections

These pundits aren't really getting it and would like to hook up with readers who also don't get it.

Teach your old iPod new tricks: Six unauthorized upgrades

Breathe new life into your classic iPod

Three ways to imagine an Apple 'iWatch'

Speculation is rampant about an Apple smartwatch. Here are three possible concepts.

On the Apple Watch watch

Respected pundits and analysts demand an Apple watch. Chris Breen questions the practicality and purpose of such a device.

iTunes Music Store sells 25 billionth song

The winning track was sold in Germany, signifiyng Apple's growth to markets that its rivals haven't yet cracked.

The secret of Apple's design success: the humane interface

Apple's design philosophy boils down to reducing complexity. And the goal isn't enforcing simplicity for simplicity's sake.

Moving target: Apple's next move is more important than its last

Apple future doesn't hinge on iPhone 5 sales, says John Moltz. What's more important is what the company does next.

Review: InCharge X5 charges 5 iPads, iPhones, and iPods

The appeal of the InCharge X5 is plain: It's a compact, no-cable-clutter place to stash up to 5 devices for charging and storage. The debut of Apple's Lightning connector takes a bit away from the X5's self-contained appeal, and bulky cases won't fit, but it otherwise does its job well.