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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

Getting WARMer: Everybody’s moving to ARM

Getting WARMer: Everybody’s moving to ARM

Apple's move has implications for Microsoft.

07/14/2020

The last line dance: Microsoft closes its stores

The last line dance: Microsoft closes its stores

The Macalope: So long and thanks for... Uh, well, so long.

07/07/2020

More like NotBooks: MacBook canceled until further notice

More like NotBooks: MacBook canceled until further notice

Cancel culture has gone too far this time, says The Macalope.

06/30/2020

Hey there: Apple’s public fight with one developer

Hey there: Apple’s public fight with one developer

The App Store rules and Apple’s selective interpretation cause a pre-WWDC dustup.

06/23/2020

A hello to ARMs: The next generation of Apple tropes

A hello to ARMs: The next generation of Apple tropes

The rumors of Apple switching the Mac to its own ARM processors have the Macalope reminiscing about the good ol' days.

06/16/2020

By any other name: Counting ports on the MacBook Pro

By any other name: Counting ports on the MacBook Pro

The Macalope says that not everyone defines "pro" the same way.

06/09/2020

Recognizing game: iPhone SE praise from an unexpected source

Recognizing game: iPhone SE praise from an unexpected source

Even Android fans tip their hats.

06/02/2020

Cheapskating: Apple’s rumored cost-cutting measure

Cheapskating: Apple’s rumored cost-cutting measure

The Macalope: If the rumors are to be believed, Apple is looking for more delightfully impish ways to cheat you out of your hard-earned money.

05/26/2020

Market making: Too many iOS exploits

Market making: Too many iOS exploits

Reports say there are a lot, but The Macalope asks, how many of them affect you?

05/19/2020

Price points: Do iPhones cost too much?

Price points: Do iPhones cost too much?

The Macalope says that maybe it depends on who’s buying which phone.

05/12/2020

Fast, cheap and out of control: Wanting a 5G iPhone

Fast, cheap and out of control: Wanting a 5G iPhone

5G might be a thing some time, but it's not a thing yet.

05/05/2020

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