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How to Get a Brand New iPhone 5c for Less Than $1

How to Get a Brand New iPhone 5c for Less Than $1

Apple is about to unveil a new iPhone, and retailers are clearing the shelves. As a result, last year's iPhones have never been cheaper.

Apple is about to unveil a new iPhone, and retailers are clearing the shelves. As a result, last year's iPhones have never been cheaper.

22 Aug 14

The Macalope: How low can you go?

The Macalope: How low can you go?

Writing for ZDNet, Ken Hess reports in from the home office in Crazytown, USA.

Writing for ZDNet, Ken Hess reports in from the home office in Crazytown, USA.

21 Aug 14

The Macalope: It is to laugh

The Macalope: It is to laugh

For a limited time you can get an "I'm the Macalope" mug!

For a limited time you can get an "I'm the Macalope" mug!

17 Aug 14

Mobile will save security by replacing passwords with biometrics

Mobile will save security by replacing passwords with biometrics

We're in a dark age for computer security, but the rise of mobile and wearable devices with built-in biometrics could save us.

We're in a dark age for computer security, but the rise of mobile and wearable devices with built-in biometrics could save us.

14 Aug 14

The Macalope: Blame Apple

The Macalope: Blame Apple

Turns out there's an easy way to handle your company's poor earnings report: Just blame Apple!

Turns out there's an easy way to handle your company's poor earnings report: Just blame Apple!

14 Aug 14

I switched back to an iPhone -- and I'm disappointed

I switched back to an iPhone -- and I'm disappointed

After an interim of a few years using Android and BlackBerry, I'm back to iPhone -- and a bit disappointed.

After an interim of a few years using Android and BlackBerry, I'm back to iPhone -- and a bit disappointed.

13 Aug 14

Time to renew: Why I stayed with Windows Phone

Time to renew: Why I stayed with Windows Phone

With an attractive upgrade deal on the table, I could have picked any high-end smartphone. So why did I decide to stay with Windows Phone?

With an attractive upgrade deal on the table, I could have picked any high-end smartphone. So why did I decide to stay with Windows Phone?

13 Aug 14

The Macalope: This just in from 2012

The Macalope: This just in from 2012

iPhone sales continue to rise! Samsung is getting clobbered in China! SAMSUNG BEATS APPLE!

iPhone sales continue to rise! Samsung is getting clobbered in China! SAMSUNG BEATS APPLE!

12 Aug 14

The Macalope: Market share sandwich

The Macalope: Market share sandwich

It's oddly comforting that one can still find people making a fuss about Apple's market share. Even if they're goofballs

It's oddly comforting that one can still find people making a fuss about Apple's market share. Even if they're goofballs

10 Aug 14

The Macalope: Coming up lame

The Macalope: Coming up lame

We can always count on The Register to turn the shrill up to 11

We can always count on The Register to turn the shrill up to 11

07 Aug 14

The Macalope: Bizarro Insider

The Macalope: Bizarro Insider

Today the Macalope brings a strange, fantastic tale of unbelievable Apple punditry!

Today the Macalope brings a strange, fantastic tale of unbelievable Apple punditry!

06 Aug 14

Is Apple on Its Way to Being a Mobile Enterprise Player?

Is Apple on Its Way to Being a Mobile Enterprise Player?

Apple's decision to team up with IBM is a watershed moment for enterprise mobility. What that means exactly remains to be seen.

Apple's decision to team up with IBM is a watershed moment for enterprise mobility. What that means exactly remains to be seen.

05 Aug 14

User Beware: That Mobile App is Spying on You

User Beware: That Mobile App is Spying on You

A recent study of the 400 most popular iOS and Android apps reveals that nearly all free apps collect users' personal data.

A recent study of the 400 most popular iOS and Android apps reveals that nearly all free apps collect users' personal data.

05 Aug 14

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Samsung Galaxy Alpha vs iPhone 5S comparison review: Metal smartphones fight

Samsung Galaxy Alpha vs iPhone 5S comparison review: Metal smartphones fight

Gateway to your kingdom: why everybody should check and update their broadband router

Gateway to your kingdom: why everybody should check and update their broadband router

Fonts review

Fonts review

Best Mac? Complete Apple Mac buyers guide for 2014

Best Mac? Complete Apple Mac buyers guide for 2014

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