An Important Step Forward in Apple’s Strategy

As I was thinking broadly about Apple’s pricing shift with the iPad, it’s clear there is an important strategy coming into play for Apple. Any good analysis of Apple notes their value is in the...

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Ben Bajarin / March 27th, 2017

Podcast: Apple iPads, Semiconductor Renaissance, Intel AI

In this week’s Tech.pinions podcast Tim Bajarin, Ben Bajarin and Bob O’Donnell discuss the new product announcements from Apple, new developments in the semiconductor market from companies like nVidia and ARM, and Intel’s recent announcement … Continue reading

Bob O'Donnell / March 25th, 2017

Apple and Generation Z

I received a mixture of feedback on Twitter when I tweeted Phil Baker’s column from yesterday. Most of the feedback was critical of Phil’s point that Apple may be losing the younger generation. They argued...

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Ben Bajarin / March 9th, 2017

Has Apple Lost the Current Generation of Students?

When I worked for Apple in the 90s, there was a constant push to put Apple computers in schools so students would be more likely to become Apple customers for life. Now, nearly 30 years … Continue reading

Phil Baker / March 8th, 2017

How Apple might Deliver AR on the iPhone

If you follow the world of tech, you know that two of its new big things are AR and VR. VR got a major push with the introduction of Oculus Rift and made Oculus a … Continue reading

Tim Bajarin / March 1st, 2017

Has Apple delivered Steve Jobs’ Vision of Disrupting TV?

One of the last real public mysteries surrounding Steve Jobs comes from a comment he made to his biographer, Walter Isaacson, telling him about his vision for TV. Here is the passage that caused quite...

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Tim Bajarin / February 22nd, 2017

Podcast: Samsung Arrest, iPhone AR, Apple Content, Facebook Manifesto

In this week’s Tech.pinions podcast Tim Bajarin and Bob O’Donnell discuss the recent arrest of the Samsung heir apparent, chat about iPhone rumors and Apple’s potential plans for Augmented Reality, debate Apple’s efforts in creating … Continue reading

Bob O'Donnell / February 18th, 2017

Apple, Content, and Exclusivity

Exclusivity = differentiation. This is a key point to understand. Apple has always remained differentiated in the market on the back of what they offer that no one else can. Apple’s management likes to call...

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Ben Bajarin / February 16th, 2017

Apple Watch + AirPods: Show Me the Magic!

Last week, Apple released its Q1 FY2017 earnings and announced its highest quarterly revenue yet as well as all-time revenue records for iPhone, Services, Macs and Apple Watch. During the quarter, Apple sold 78.3 million … Continue reading

Carolina Milanesi / February 8th, 2017

Privacy and Security Deeper Dive: Apple, Facebook, Google

Yesterday, Ben shared some findings from the recent Tech.pinions/Creative Strategies survey on privacy and security. Today, I’m going to share with Insiders more details from that survey based on three questions we asked about specific...

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Jan Dawson / February 7th, 2017

Podcast: Apple, Amazon, and Facebook Earnings and Snap IPO

Ben Bajarin and Jan Dawson talk key takeaways from Apple, Amazon, and Facebook earnings. We throw a little Snap, Inc thoughts in as well.

Ben Bajarin / February 4th, 2017

Has Apple Missed the Voice-Controlled Hub Revolution?

By now, most have either heard of Amazon’s Echo or Google’s Home hub that uses voice as the means to get answers to questions, set alarms, play music or be used as a control center...

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Tim Bajarin / February 2nd, 2017

Juicy Takeaways on Apple Post Earnings

Don’t Count Us Out In Smarthome All of Tim Cook’s commentary during his opening statements was a shot at Amazon’s Echo and Google Home. In case you missed it, here it is in full. “The...

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Ben Bajarin / February 1st, 2017

Why Apple can’t Lose the Future Services Battle

I recently found myself in a conversation with some friends (thanks again to Dan M. (@OhMDee), @zcichy, and Eric (@mobile_reach) I made on Twitter (yes, you can make friends on Twitter). Our conversation was a … Continue reading

Ben Bajarin / January 30th, 2017

Apple vs. Qualcomm

I had been waiting to comment on this until I got to the bottom of a few things. Qualcomm’s earnings call yesterday helped bring some clarity to the situation. All in all, I can’t help...

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Ben Bajarin / January 26th, 2017
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Why Trying to Upstage Apple Could Backfire

Last Sunday, Samsung held a press conference to share why some units of the Galaxy Note 7 caught fire and caused real damage to their phones and their reputation. Although the reason is clearly a...

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Tim Bajarin / January 25th, 2017

The Challenges and Opportunities for Apple in 2017

As we head into the new year, I want to embark on a series of posts outlining the key opportunities and challenges facing some of the big names in tech. I’ll continue this over the...

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Ben Bajarin / January 9th, 2017

What Apple’s Acquisitions in 2016 Tell Us about 2017 and Beyond

There is a lot of speculation about the “iPhone 8” and what Apple should be focusing on in 2017 in order to stay ahead of the game or, for some, barely keep up with competition. … Continue reading

Carolina Milanesi / January 4th, 2017

Thinking about Apple’s Next New Product Category

Many tech news publications do “year in review” and preview pieces at this time of year. One of the questions I always get asked is what new hardware products Apple might launch in the coming … Continue reading

Jan Dawson / December 22nd, 2016

Apple and Miniaturization

I’d like to pick up where I left off in my AirPods article about Apple’s efforts in miniaturization. This is an important point no one is picking up on. If you remember, in the early...

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Ben Bajarin / December 19th, 2016

Apple AirPods: More than just Headphones

Prior to their going on sale, we had quite a bit of information about the AirPods and what they were capable of doing. We knew they would pair easily and that there were sensors built … Continue reading

Ben Bajarin / December 18th, 2016

Podcast: Microsoft WinHEC, Amazon Go, Apple Movies

In this week’s Tech.pinions podcast Ben Bajarin and Bob O’Donnell chat about the announcements from Microsoft’s WinHEC conference, the launch of Amazon’s innovative Go retail store, and Apple’s interest in getting movies on iTunes shortly … Continue reading

Bob O'Donnell / December 10th, 2016

A First for Apple in China

It has been a while since I’ve written a post on what is going on with Apple and the iPhone in China. I have recently come across and updated recent data points I’ve seen from...

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Ben Bajarin / December 8th, 2016

Thinking Through Apple Product Adoption Cycles

I’ve been thinking a lot recently about the various hardware product categories in the consumer technology market, how each of them is faring, and the common trends and differences between them. It’s occurred to me … Continue reading

Jan Dawson / December 8th, 2016
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Why Apple Needs to take Aim at Their Core Customers

On the second day Steve Jobs came back to lead Apple in 1997, I had a chance to meet with him and ask how he planned to revive and save Apple. Apple was $1 billion...

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Tim Bajarin / November 30th, 2016
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