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The Macalope Daily: The cool police

Rob Enderle is here to school Apple on what's cool. No, you read that right.

Remains of the Day: Face the book

Microsoft execs are trying to convince people that Windows Phone is exciting, while Facebook picks up Apple's leftovers. Meanwhile, an Apple Store grows in Germany.

Microsoft exec talks mobile smack, trashes iOS as 'boring,' Android as 'a mess'

Microsoft's top executive for mobile phones took shots at both iOS and Android today, calling Apple's operating system "boring" and claiming Google's is "a mess."

The Macalope: Myopia is a one-way street

Apple could certainly learn a lesson or two from those companies that aren't as successful.

Remains of the Day: We happy few

Yahoo and Apple may be the latest superhero team-up to hit Silicon Valley, while Apple could be considering plans to space-ify its retail stores. And Steve Jobs's life is translated into yet another genre.

6 killer Mac features we'd love to see in Windows PCs

Even if you'd never lay a finger on a Mac, you have to admit these Apple-made features would rock on a Windows PC.

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Google puts pressure on Microsoft, launches Quickoffice for iPhone and Android

Google launched its Microsoft Office substitute, Quickoffice, for Apple's iPhone, Android smartphones and Android tablets, fulfilling a promise made in December.

Remains of the Day: Risky business

Are you sitting down? Because the Wall Street Journal says Apple's going to release a new iPhone this year. I know! Elsewhere, Alan Kay takes a potshot at the iPad, and the first Steve Jobs movie gets ready to hit many of your screens.

Apple fans: Microsoft is no longer the enemy

For years, Apple devotees often looked to Microsoft as the enemy. Developer Brent Simmons makes the case that the situation has changed.

An iPhone fan's month with Windows Phone: Week four

After a month on Windows Phone, Macworld senior writer Lex Friedman is finally allowed to power up his iPhone 5 again. But he's taken away some valuable lessons from the competition.