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In addition to being a mythical beast, the Macalope is not an employee of Macworld. As a result, the Macalope is always free to criticize any media organization. Even ours.

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Elusive 11: The terrible, hard-to-buy iPhone

Nobody should buy an iPhone 11 Pro, but why does it have to be so hard?

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I’ve got no strings: AirPods are more than an evil plot

Yes, Apple makes money off of AirPods. It also provides a lot of value.

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Beauty marks: The iPhone 11 camera bump

The iPhone 11’s most noticeable feature is a powerful marketing tool.

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Consistency: The serial misunderstanding of Apple products

Apple rarely ships first, it just usually ships better.

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A sour note: Calling on Apple to stop doing keynotes

All this marketing is so distasteful.

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S-yearing analysis: Judging tomorrow’s iPhones today

Why wait to see the new iPhones when you can judge them now?

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Exploited exploits: The missing details of the iPhone hack

The iPhone attack that turned out to be more. Except the pundits weren’t having it. The Macalope explains.

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Of frying pans and fires: Despite mistakes, Apple’s still better on privacy

Apple needs to fix its Siri problem, but it’s still better on privacy than the competition.

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Security check: MacBook Pro battery chaos

Don’t bother traveling ever again.

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Hacks: Tall tales of Apple security woes

Bad bugs often get worse coverage.

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That darn cat: Schrödinger’s iPhone revenue

iPhone revenues are bad when they're high and bad when they're low.

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Lousy contributions: The state of thought on 3D Touch

3D Touch was nothing until it might be going away. Now it’s amazing.

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Sciencamatiffic: Bad iPhone surveys

Bad methodologies lead to meaningless results.

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Easy solutions: Fixing Apple in one easy step

Apple should take risks. But good risks, not bad risks. It’s easy, say the pundits.

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Unidentifiable differences: Apple and Google’s stances on privacy

When you don’t look into it, aren’t all companies really the same?