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Incomparable: Chromebooks versus the new MacBook Air

Incomparable: Chromebooks versus the new MacBook Air

The Macalope: When shopping for Chromebooks, don't consider the MacBook Air.

12/01/2020

Unrole models: The loudest developers aren’t always the best

Unrole models: The loudest developers aren’t always the best

The App Store rules do need to be improved, but not all arguments against it are great.

11/24/2020

Endless winning: The real winner of Apple’s ARM transition

Endless winning: The real winner of Apple’s ARM transition

Was it ever in doubt?

11/17/2020

Oops, they did it again: More App Store follies

Oops, they did it again: More App Store follies

It shouldn't take publicity to make the App Store approval process work right.

11/10/2020

Phone features: Android is not for everyone

Phone features: Android is not for everyone

Apple's rounded iPhone feature set is a feature in itself. The Macalope explains.

11/03/2020

Spooky Mac stories: Scare-mongering Apple’s chip transition

Spooky Mac stories: Scare-mongering Apple’s chip transition

Wondering about Apple’s switch to its own processors? The Macalope says it’s probably not going to be the horror story some people think.

10/27/2020

Golly, 5G: Apple’s big marketing tool is not all there yet

Golly, 5G: Apple’s big marketing tool is not all there yet

After being told it needed it now, it turns out 5G isn't ready.

10/20/2020

App Store discontent: So many opinions

App Store discontent: So many opinions

There's definitely a problem, but don't take criticism from just anyone.

10/13/2020

Car and revenue driver: Revisiting Apple's auto plans

Car and revenue driver: Revisiting Apple's auto plans

The Macalope: Maybe Apple didn't miss much by not buying Tesla.

10/06/2020

By any other name: Epic is not the hero Apptown needs

By any other name: Epic is not the hero Apptown needs

Someone needs to stand up to Apple, but the Macalope doesn't think that Epic is the ideal white knight.

09/29/2020

Watching the time: The Apple Watch’s trajectory

Watching the time: The Apple Watch’s trajectory

The Apple Watch is not the flop pundits were looking for.

09/22/2020

Upon further review: The Surface Duo won’t be killing the iPhone anytime soon

Upon further review: The Surface Duo won’t be killing the iPhone anytime soon

Dial back the Surface Duo expectations.

09/15/2020

Let them eat FUD: Scare-mongering Apple’s chip transition

Let them eat FUD: Scare-mongering Apple’s chip transition

The Macalope: It's hardly time to throw your Intel-based Macs in the trash.

09/08/2020

History repeating itself: Apple could learn from Microsoft’s past

History repeating itself: Apple could learn from Microsoft’s past

Apple's not the Microsoft of 20 years ago, but it can still learn something from that example.

09/01/2020

Always winning: The world is Microsoft’s oyster

Always winning: The world is Microsoft’s oyster

Will Apple’s processor transition be a boon for Microsoft?

08/25/2020

Dynamic duo: The iPhone 12 has already lost

Dynamic duo: The iPhone 12 has already lost

When it comes to products that haven't shipped yet, Microsoft wins every time.

08/18/2020

One good apple: It does not improve the whole bunch

One good apple: It does not improve the whole bunch

Some good Apple punditry doesn't mean it's all good.

08/11/2020

Little big Apple: Beset with foes, Apple somehow squeaks by

Little big Apple: Beset with foes, Apple somehow squeaks by

The Macalope thought it was weird last week to see Apple portray itself as beset by foes on all sides.

08/04/2020

Store wars: When tech companies grouse about each other

Store wars: When tech companies grouse about each other

Microsoft complains about Apple but maybe isn’t that wrong.

07/28/2020

Powering down: iPhone 12 battery rumors

Powering down: iPhone 12 battery rumors

Don't let rumors of the next iPhone's battery ruin your summer.

07/21/2020

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