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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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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?

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Ive got a story to tell: Differing views on Apple’s exiting designer

Dedicated eco-terrorist or check-out exec?

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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.