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The Macalope Apple should reconsider its ban on the iDOS app, a fun nod to the past. The Macalope The Pegasus spyware has been found on iPhones but it's probably not on yours. The Macalope iPads may not be perfect devices, but good reviews don't mean there's bias present. The Macalope Apple paints sideloading apps as dangerous, but doing so glosses over the actual problems with the App Store. The Macalope The M1 iMac is another imperfect Apple hit in the making. The Macalope While Facebook tries to deflect onto Apple, it keeps trying to grab more of your privacy, this time with a wearable. The Macalope The privacy improvements in iOS 15 look great, but Apple just shouldn't make different rules for itself. The Macalope Despite early nay-saying, the Watch continues to be a hit for Apple. The Macalope The Macalope thinks that Apple’s assertions about the App Store in recent public statements could rub developers the wrong way. The Macalope Apple prides itself on its stances on privacy and inclusion. The hiring of Antonio García Martínez, however briefly, is a black eye on its reputation, says the Macalope. The Macalope The iPhone may be seeing more exploits of bugs but most users will never be affected. The Macalope explains. The Macalope Some analysts predicted a bad second quarter for Apple. The Macalope points out (once again) that their predictions did not match reality. The Macalope Macs may cost more on paper, but PCs can have costs that aren't always calculated. The Macalope explains. The Macalope If someone really wants to get into your iPhone they're going to have a hard time. That's a good thing. The Macalope Scamware apps are a problem. But before you think Android is safer—as anode report's numbers may lead you to believe—the Macalope says you need to put that report into perspective. The Macalope Tim Cook is standing up to Facebook with Apple's stance on privacy and ad tracking, and every Apple user is benefitting—even if things aren't quite perfect. The Macalope A reminder from the Macalope that Apple events are not really confirmed until the invitations go out. The Macalope The Macalope would advise Intel to quit wasting its time and money on defensive ad campaigns and just focus on what it does—or used to do best. The Macalope How can you have a HomePod mini when there’s no more larger-sized HomePod for comparison? Doesn’t that make the HomePod mini the HomePod? The Macalope explains what it means to the HomePod lineup—or at least tries to.
The Macalope Apple’s security practices may be inconvenient to researchers, but that takes a back seat to overall security.