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Thought experiments: Different bars for Samsung and Apple

Thought experiments: Different bars for Samsung and Apple

Foldable phones hit a bump.

04/23/2019

By the book: Why Apple makes the headline

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?

04/16/2019

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

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

Holding Apple responsible for the bad actions of its competitors.

04/09/2019

Hype cycling: Apple’s AirPower failure

Hype cycling: Apple’s AirPower failure

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

04/02/2019

With fan boys like these: Not charged about AirPods

With fan boys like these: Not charged about AirPods

The innovation gap between AirPods and randomly working party tricks.

03/26/2019

Nouveau doom: The new 2019 Apple doom

Nouveau doom: The new 2019 Apple doom

Apple doom is always just around the corner.

03/19/2019

Feature comforts: Expecting Apple to chase features

Feature comforts: Expecting Apple to chase features

You’d think by now, pundits would have figured out that Apple doesn’t use a checklist of features to chase. But that’s not the case, The Macalope says.

03/12/2019

Not getting the Band back together: The wearables market

Not getting the Band back together: The wearables market

Bye-bye, Microsoft Band.

03/05/2019

Beneath the fold: The reality about Apple and foldable screens

Beneath the fold: The reality about Apple and foldable screens

It’s a cool technology, but Apple’s not too late to it.

02/26/2019

Misleading indicators: Correlation is not causation

Misleading indicators: Correlation is not causation

Lines at the Apple Store were not solely related to Apple selling more iPhones. The Macalope explains.

02/19/2019

Blind spots: Does Apple know its own business?

Blind spots: Does Apple know its own business?

There’s a good chance people at Apple have read “The Innovator’s Dilemma.”

02/12/2019

Blowing in the wind: Apple’s presumed failing

Blowing in the wind: Apple’s presumed failing

The Macalope finds that the Apple doom train continues to chug along whether you choose to ride it or it ever stops at Cupertino or not.

02/05/2019

Making a bad thing worse: Apple’s FaceTime bug

Making a bad thing worse: Apple’s FaceTime bug

Mistakes are bad, but it’s worse when there’s intent. The Macalope explains.

01/31/2019

Four letter words: This year’s flop

Four letter words: This year’s flop

Some iPhones don't sell as well as others. Ergo, flop.

01/29/2019

Dead Apple killers: It’s harder than it looks

Dead Apple killers: It’s harder than it looks

So many Apple killers, so little actual killing.

01/24/2019

The price is wrong: Making things up about the iPhone

The price is wrong: Making things up about the iPhone

iPhones are more expensive. But not that much more expensive.

01/22/2019

Failure is not an option: Tim Cook’s operational skills

Failure is not an option: Tim Cook’s operational skills

He’s not perfect, but Tim Cook is still very good at operations.

01/17/2019

So long, iPhone: Relegating Apple’s hits to history

So long, iPhone: Relegating Apple’s hits to history

Apple’s line of Mac products was one trick and the so-called i-Series was third second. A third trick? No way. But The Macalope disagrees.

01/15/2019

A surfeit of wrong: Cold takes on iPhone demand

A surfeit of wrong: Cold takes on iPhone demand

Including one by The Macalope.

01/10/2019

From bad to worse: Bad news leads to simplistic analysis

From bad to worse: Bad news leads to simplistic analysis

It's bad for Apple, but it's not why some people think.

01/08/2019

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