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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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Outside the tolerance: An adverse reaction to an iOS update

Apple uses better parts, and that's part of what makes iPhones so good.

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Tugging at the heart strings: AirPods ruin everything

Apple has ruined something again. Nothing big this time, though, just human intimacy.

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Pushing our panic buttons: Apple’s dramatically short stock fall

After Apple revealed the new iPhones, the company's stock fell one percent. Time to panic.

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Unproven assertions: The thinnest of proofs

The Macalope says you shouldn’t try to use reader comments online as proof of Apple’s doom. That’s good advice that a lot of people don’t follow.

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Imperfect features: The iPhone X’s expected flaws

Unreasonable expectations breed disappointment.

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Privacy is a feature: Apple sells more of it

Consider all the costs when comparing devices.

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A losing narrative: Amazon beats Apple

Making money is for losers.

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Conspiracy theories: Working hard to find Apple’s problems

Apple's problems are there to see if you only believe they exist.

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Guilt by association: Not all facial recognition is the same

Face ID isn't the bad actor here.

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Redesigning history: Apple was never perfect

It's generally just better.

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I don’t get it: Selling the Apple Watch

Maybe the rationale for the Apple Watch is right there in front of you.

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Fourth time’s the charm: Google to win again

This time for sure the iPhone is doomed.

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Making a bombastic point: The evil of the iPhone X

You kids and your smartphones. No good will come of it.

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Good company: Considering the iPhone as necessary as water

The Macalope doesn't understand hating it but still choosing to buy one every year.