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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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Mad Macs: No enthusiasm for the Mac Pro

The Mac Pro isn’t for the rest of us.

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The feature that dare not be named: Apple’s privacy advantage

Sure, Apple talks about it a lot and it's one of the big reasons people prefer its products, but why mention it?

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The sun never rises: Apple’s perpetual doom state

This year’s iPhones doomed, just like every year’s iPhones.

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Camera obscura: Pre-judging the iPhone XR2

Renders don't necessarily look like the real thing. The Macalope explains.

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Hyperbolic style: All Apple decisions are terrible

If Apple has made a design choice, it’s pretty easy to say it’s bad. The Macalope points out that it’s harder to say what would be better.

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Bad Marx: AirPods are the bane of all existence

That thing you enjoy is terrible.

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He’s no Steve Jobs: Tim Cook’s existential failure

The genetic tests are back. Tim Cook is not Steve Jobs.

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Simple motives: Guessing why Apple does things

When Apple bans apps from the store, maybe there’s a reason.

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By the book: Why Apple makes the headline

It’s a tradition among pundits: Let’s compare Apple to Microsoft. That never gets old. Or does it?

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A pox on one of your houses: Thinking Apple should fix everything

Holding Apple responsible for the bad actions of its competitors.

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Hype cycling: Apple’s AirPower failure

AirPower's failure to launch was bad, but not this bad.

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With fan boys like these: Not charged about AirPods

The innovation gap between AirPods and randomly working party tricks.

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Nouveau doom: The new 2019 Apple doom

Apple doom is always just around the corner.