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Clockwise Podcast: Surface, Kindle, Steam, and sharks

Amazon's new Kindle Fire HDX, the merits of personal tech support, Steam moves toward releasing its own hardware, and Microsoft introduces the Surface 2.


Spinner Rick

The iPad as a comic-book reader

Jason Snell summarizes the current state of affairs when it comes to using the iPad and other tablets as comic-book readers.

The Macalope Daily: All kinds of winning

Numbers don't lie, people.

Answering Apple questions around the Thanksgiving table

Senior editor Dan Moren is joined by senior writer Lex Friedman to bring you advice for handling those Apple-related questions around the Thanksgiving table.

The Macalope Weekly: CEO chatter

Steve Ballmer! Jeff Bezos! Tim Cook! CEOs gone wild!

Amazon Game Studio goes mobile with Air Patriots launch

Air Patriots is available for Kindle Fire, iOS, and Android devices. But it's Amazon's tablet that takes advantage of special features built into this tower defense game.


The Macalope Daily: Review time

The Macalope reviews some pundit predictions and the results are about what you'd expect.

The Macalope Daily: Business model misunderstanding

Pundits, try to think these things through before you start typing.

The Macalope Weekly: Fun-sized

Let's look at the iPad mini reaction! No, come on, it'll be fun.

Foxconn builds products for many vendors, but its mud sticks to Apple

The name Foxconn has become shorthand for the human costs of building the iPhone in China, linking Apple to bad publicity about worker suicides, deaths from a plant explosion and rioting factory workers. But many other companies besides Apple contract with the Taiwan-based firm to build their products.