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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

Nothingburgers: They don’t have to be what’s for lunch

Nothingburgers: They don’t have to be what’s for lunch

The Macalope says if you're going to criticize Apple, criticize it for things it's actually done.

11/12/2019

Never enough: Apple’s record revenue

Never enough: Apple’s record revenue

Apple shouldn't be too dependent on the iPhone. It should also not be not dependent on the iPhone.

11/05/2019

To badly go: Samsung’s not-so-great fall

To badly go: Samsung’s not-so-great fall

Apple's not perfect but Samsung always keeps it exciting.

10/29/2019

Responsible parties: You don’t have to buy an iPhone

Responsible parties: You don’t have to buy an iPhone

Just because Apple makes one, it doesn't mean you have to buy it.

10/22/2019

Elusive 11: The terrible, hard-to-buy iPhone

Elusive 11: The terrible, hard-to-buy iPhone

Nobody should buy an iPhone 11 Pro, but why does it have to be so hard?

10/15/2019

Beauty marks: The iPhone 11 camera bump

Beauty marks: The iPhone 11 camera bump

The iPhone 11’s most noticeable feature is a powerful marketing tool.

10/01/2019

Consistency: The serial misunderstanding of Apple products

Consistency: The serial misunderstanding of Apple products

Apple rarely ships first, it just usually ships better.

09/24/2019

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