The Macalope: High-hanging fruit

On February 26, 2013, in Industry News, by Macworld

The Macalope sometimes excuses himself for picking the low-hanging fruit when it is particularly lush. But it’s not always the lowest fruit that’s the fruitiest.

Writing for the New Yorker, Tim Wu asks “Does a Company Like Apple Need a Geniu…

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The Macalope Daily: Triumph

On January 10, 2013, in Industry News, by Macworld

Remember Ultrabooks? 2012’s savior of the PC laptop, the white knight that would rescue Windows OEMs from the low margins and crappy plastic of netbooks? Yeah, didn’t quite turn out that way … until you look closer! And, possibly, put on some…

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The Macalope Daily: Same time next year

On January 1, 2013, in Industry News, by Macworld

It may be a new year, but if the punditry of the waning days of 2012 is any indication then we’re in for the same old malarkey.

And when the Macalope say the same old malarkey, he means exactly the same. Forbes must have run out of ideas late …

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iOS App Review: Evri hits the right news-reading marks

On November 28, 2011, in Industry News, by Joel Mathis

Fun to look at and fun to use, this iPad news-reading app is a triumph.

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iMovie for iPad Review

On April 6, 2011, in Industry News, by Nic Vargus

New movie, same plotIf you were expecting a GarageBand-style triumph in the iMovie department, you might want to change the channel. iMovie 1.2 is the same B-grade iMovie with a Hollywood facelift.See, editing videos is hard. Unfortunately, iMovie’s …

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