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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.

02/19/19

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.”

02/12/19

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.

02/05/19

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.

01/31/19

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.

01/29/19

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.

01/24/19

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.

01/22/19

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.

01/17/19

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.

01/15/19

A surfeit of wrong: Cold takes on iPhone demand

A surfeit of wrong: Cold takes on iPhone demand

Including one by The Macalope.

01/10/19

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.

01/08/19

Dullsville: Nobody likes iPhones

Dullsville: Nobody likes iPhones

Apple doom rising.

01/03/19

Future shlock: Apple’s prospects never look good

Future shlock: Apple’s prospects never look good

A new year, but the same old Apple doom.

01/01/19

Bad medicine: The Apple Watch problem

Bad medicine: The Apple Watch problem

In praise of ignorance.

12/27/18

Ghosts of Christmas present: Spooky stories of other platforms

Ghosts of Christmas present: Spooky stories of other platforms

Sometimes it's not such a wonderful life.

12/25/18

Everything stinks: iPhones are the worst

Everything stinks: iPhones are the worst

If you don't have anything nice to say, sit down and start typing.

12/20/18

All the same to me: Apple and Google’s interest in tracking you

All the same to me: Apple and Google’s interest in tracking you

One of these things is not like the other. And there are only two of them.

12/18/18

You don’t deserve a nice phone: Misusing iPhone features

You don’t deserve a nice phone: Misusing iPhone features

AirDrop wasn't meant for that.

12/13/18

This time for sure: Apple said to be behind again

This time for sure: Apple said to be behind again

5G will be important, but Apple doesn't need it in 2019.

12/11/18

Your lying eyes: No, you can’t run macOS on an iPad

Your lying eyes: No, you can’t run macOS on an iPad

It's cool to use the iPad as a monitor, but it's not "running" macOS.

12/06/18

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