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The iPhone buying conundrum: Outlook hazy

The iPhone buying conundrum: Outlook hazy

The Macalope’s iPhone is four years old, but he’s content to wait for a new phone. But wait for what? And how long?

03/31/2020

Copy cats: How the iPad got where it is

Copy cats: How the iPad got where it is

Did Apple copy the Surface? It depends on how you look at it, says The Macalope.

03/24/2020

Bad news roundup: Evaluating Apple’s current rough patch

Bad news roundup: Evaluating Apple’s current rough patch

Apple’s stock is down on bad news for the economy due to the coronavirus. But don't worry about Apple.

03/17/2020

The bespoke virus effect: Apple and the coronavirus

The bespoke virus effect: Apple and the coronavirus

It’s not only Apple that’s affected.

03/10/2020

Watch watching: Apple’s smartwatch competition

Watch watching: Apple’s smartwatch competition

You get what you pay for.

03/03/2020

Sometimes you have to complain: Apple’s iOS ads

Sometimes you have to complain: Apple’s iOS ads

iOS is not adware, but Apple's push ads still aren't good.

02/25/2020

How’d that turn out? Revisiting some Apple-killing technologies

How’d that turn out? Revisiting some Apple-killing technologies

CurrentC and Essential didn't quite kill their Apple competitors.

02/18/2020

Competition is as competition does: The AirPods advantage

Competition is as competition does: The AirPods advantage

AirPods are good, but does that mean competition is over?

02/11/2020

Bad headline advice: Driving home the point with a hammer

Bad headline advice: Driving home the point with a hammer

Dramatic headlines about Apple can lead to bad advice.

02/04/2020

Complaining season: The 2020 iPhones

Complaining season: The 2020 iPhones

It’s never too early to start complaining about this fall’s iPhones.

01/28/2020

Schrödinger’s 5G: Apple is both late to and already killing us with it

Schrödinger’s 5G: Apple is both late to and already killing us with it

The Macalope is all over a viral video that makes a bogus claim as well as an unintended claim.

01/21/2020

Small phone blues: Wondering if the rumors are true

Small phone blues: Wondering if the rumors are true

2020 presents a small phone conundrum.

01/14/2020

Pumping the brakes: Apple’s car ambitions

Pumping the brakes: Apple’s car ambitions

It's 2020. Where's the Apple Car?

01/07/2020

The decade in dumb: Looking back on the silliest of Apple commentary

The decade in dumb: Looking back on the silliest of Apple commentary

Looking forward to better analysis in the 2020s.

12/31/2019

Privacy shmivacy: The forgotten feature

Privacy shmivacy: The forgotten feature

Until reviews mention it, people will make uninformed decisions.

12/24/2019

Successes and failures: AirPods and foldable phones

Successes and failures: AirPods and foldable phones

Some products have really arrived and others haven’t even taken off yet.

12/17/2019

The unwearable lightness of being: Apple’s market success

The unwearable lightness of being: Apple’s market success

Wearables used to be all the rage.

12/10/2019

Cherished traditions: Where are the iPhone production cut rumors?

Cherished traditions: Where are the iPhone production cut rumors?

It can't be December without production cut rumors. Can it?

12/03/2019

Convenience: Android comes with something the iPhone doesn’t

Convenience: Android comes with something the iPhone doesn’t

But it's not great.

11/26/2019

Dangerous lifestyles: You’re not my dad, Apple

Dangerous lifestyles: You’re not my dad, Apple

Apple's very parental App Store decisions prevents adults from making adult choices, says The Macalope.

11/19/2019

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