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The Last Piece of Apple’s TV Puzzle: Local and Sports

+-*Apple CEO Tim Cook said on this week’s earnings call: I think we’re on the early stages of just major, major changes in media that are going to be really great for consumers, and I … Continue reading

Jan Dawson / April 30th, 2015
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The Amazing HoloLens Leap

+-*As a grizzled tech industry veteran, it takes a lot to really make me feel like something is dramatically new and different. In other words, I’ve seen lots and lots of evolutions, but not really...

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Bob O'Donnell / April 30th, 2015
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Getting Apple Watch Apps Right Will Take a While

+-*The good news: Beyond the first apps, the Apple Watch’s software will certainly come along. Consider heart rate sensors and other features that will turn the watch into a useful tool that can contribute to medical uses and … Continue reading

Steve Wildstrom / April 29th, 2015
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The Generational Question Around Apple Watch Adoption

+-*If you have read comments by Apple execs about the Apple Watch, you will notice their main target audience are people between the ages of 25-45. Actually, from a marketing standpoint, Apple will say the...

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Tim Bajarin / April 29th, 2015
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Apple’s Growing User Base

+-*One major thing stood out to me as I listened to Apple’s earnings report and earnings conference call on Monday. Apple is continuing to grow their base of users against all odds and this question...

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Ben Bajarin / April 28th, 2015
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The Device Dream Team: Large Smartphones and Thin Notebooks

+-*Like many aspects of the tech business, the world of devices is driven by a number of simultaneous, but sometimes conflicting, trends. For years, much of the focus in devices was centered on which device … Continue reading

Bob O'Donnell / April 28th, 2015
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Apple Watch and Hands Free Computing

+-*After approximately a month using the Apple Watch, a few things have stood out to me that have me thinking about the role of wearable computers. I’d like to make a broader point about wrist … Continue reading

Ben Bajarin / April 27th, 2015
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Windows Phone and Prepaid in the US

+-*Alternative title: Cricket is saving Windows Phone in the US I’ve written quite a bit about Windows Phone previously, but I have a slightly different angle this time around — the impact prepaid is having on...

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Jan Dawson / April 27th, 2015
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Podcast: Q1 2015 Tech Earnings, TV Services, Mobile Web

+-*Tim Bajarin, Steve Wildstrom, Jan Dawson, and Bob O’Donnell discuss the recent Q1 2015 earnings results from Amazon, Microsoft and Google; the evolution of TV services and the possibilities for cord-cutting; and the potential impact … Continue reading

Bob O'Donnell / April 25th, 2015
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TV’s Future: A Nasty and Growing Fight

+-*It has been regarded as a sure thing that the cable TV system is approaching the end as television distribution moves onto the internet. Many reports say it’s going to happen soon. But the the latest evidence … Continue reading

Steve Wildstrom / April 24th, 2015
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Notifications are Becoming a Platform

+-*In March, I wrote a piece in Techpinions entitled, “The Challenge and Virtue of Tiny Screens”. In it, I discuss how developing apps for smartwatches is very different than developing apps for PCs and tablets … Continue reading

Tim Bajarin / April 24th, 2015
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Facebook’s Next Billion

+-*Today, I thought I would use some interesting tidbits from Facebook’s earnings to highlight some of the broader themes I have been writing about. Those who read my analysis often know my conviction is the...

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Ben Bajarin / April 23rd, 2015
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Google Project Fi: an attempt to control the stack

+-*Yesterday, Google finally announced the wireless service that’s been reported for months. Named Project Fi, it acts as a somewhat unique MVNO, piggybacking off both Sprint and T-Mobile’s networks as well as making heavy use … Continue reading

Jan Dawson / April 23rd, 2015
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Mobile Sites Should Be Dead

+-*Google made big news this week with the announcement they had launched a new search algorithm that favored mobile-friendly web sites in its mobile searches. The change was supposedly so important that some in the...

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Bob O'Donnell / April 23rd, 2015
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Netflix: A Lot More than “House of Cards”

+-*Netflix has become a big star by moving from its successful business of lending DVDs to streaming to the even greater success of its own productions. What’s less known is that Netflix has become a … Continue reading

Steve Wildstrom / April 22nd, 2015
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Could Apple Drive 3D Printing?

+-*In 1981, I was doing a study on printers. During the research, I came across a prototype from Fujitsu of what was deemed a laser printer that could fit on the desktop. In those days,...

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Tim Bajarin / April 22nd, 2015
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All Eyes on Android

+-*Few topics come up more in my work with the major technology industry players than Android. From the outside looking in, everything may look rosy in Android Land. But get inside the heart of the...

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Ben Bajarin / April 21st, 2015
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Wearables + Connected Cars = IoT Heaven

+-*One of the many challenges facing the wearable market is determining what exactly a wearable device can provide that other devices don’t already offer. In other words, they need to answer the question, what do … Continue reading

Bob O'Donnell / April 21st, 2015
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Earnings season preview – Q1 2015

+-*Last quarter, I did weekly previews during earnings season of the results coming that week. This quarter, I’m going to do just one preview piece today and then I’ll follow up in a few weeks...

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Jan Dawson / April 20th, 2015
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Semiconductors are Eating the World

+-*Marc Andreessen famously articulated that “software is eating the world”. However, embedded in this observation is the central point that, before software can eat the world, semiconductors must eat it first. Thanks to Moore’s Law, … Continue reading

Ben Bajarin / April 20th, 2015
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Tech.pinions Insider Meetup Survey

+-*We are looking into doing some subscriber only events in certain cities. This is where myself and perhaps a few other columnists will share top of mind thoughts on the industry, perhaps give a presentation...

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Ben Bajarin / April 18th, 2015
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Podcast: Moore’s Law 50th, Music Services, Microsoft and Cyanogen

+-*Bob O’Donnell, Jan Dawson, and Ben Bajarin discuss the impact of 50 years of Moore’s Law, how music services (and video) are evolving, and the potential value and impact of integrating Microsoft’s services into the … Continue reading

Bob O'Donnell / April 18th, 2015
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Apple TV, Roku, and the Future of Television

+-* Apple hasn’t made it a secret that the Apple TV will be a key element of the World Wide Developers Conference in June. We can only hope Apple has some major improvements developing. Today, Apple...

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Steve Wildstrom / April 17th, 2015
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Rapid Prototyping is a Game Changer for IOT

+-*When I first started working on tech projects in the early 1980s, the design cycle from product conception to market was about two and a half to three years. Projects I worked on, which included … Continue reading

Tim Bajarin / April 17th, 2015
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How the Apple Watch Solves “The Wearable Dilemma”

+-*It has been well documented that the current crop of wearables, mostly those in the health and fitness category, suffer from a steep rate of abandon after a period of time. Reports last year said...

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Ben Bajarin / April 16th, 2015