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My Most Important Apple Watch Feature could be its Killer App

Last week, I wrote a piece in Tech.pinions entitled “Are Smartphones Making us all Infomaniac’s?” and talked about a condition called Nomophobia — the fear of not having your smartphone with you or, in a...

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Tim Bajarin / August 28th, 2015
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Facebook is Building the Commercial Graph

Facebook is well known for its work in building what it calls the “social graph”, a description of the connection between the users of its service, their content, and the relationships between all of these. … Continue reading

Jan Dawson / August 27th, 2015
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A Look at Intel’s Financials

Intel’s Developer Forum was last week. A number of commentators have expressed surprise or at least remarked on the fact the forthcoming line of Skylake processors was not a major focus and instead, much of...

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Jan Dawson / August 24th, 2015
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I Believe in a Future with No Car Accidents

A little over a month ago, I was in an accident. It was not as bad as it could have been but was still worse than a little fender bender. It was my fault and … Continue reading

Ben Bajarin / August 24th, 2015
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Intel’s Edison and the Developer’s Dilemma

During the opening keynote at the Intel Developers Forum this week, CEO Brian Krazanich spent quite a bit of time sharing info on their IoT focused processors, especially the Edison platform. This is their SOC...

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Tim Bajarin / August 21st, 2015
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The Four Big Questions for the TV Industry

At this point, it’s clear the television industry is in for some significant disruption in the years to come. Advertising revenue streams are under threat as spending shifts to other platforms, cord-cutting at last seems … Continue reading

Jan Dawson / August 20th, 2015
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Are Smartphones Making Us All Infomaniacs?

I admit it. I am and, for over 30 years, have been an “Infomaniac”. Even when I was a teenager, I would listen to talk or news radio and very seldom turn to a music … Continue reading

Tim Bajarin / August 19th, 2015
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Why the Fitness Trackers Days are Numbered

I had the privilege of being involved with a wearables panel at the Flash Summit held this week in Santa Clara, CA. As you perhaps know, flash memory of some type is used in all … Continue reading

Tim Bajarin / August 14th, 2015
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Corporate Selfies and Changing Company Reporting

This week’s unexpected move by Google to create a new parent company called Alphabet and to split the core Google operations from a variety of other internal businesses under that umbrella has been widely dissected … Continue reading

Jan Dawson / August 13th, 2015
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2 in 1 Laptops and the Future of the Notebook

I have been a big fan of portable computers for decades. I have traveled constantly since I joined Creative Strategies in 1981 and have needed some type of portable computer in order to work and … Continue reading

Tim Bajarin / August 12th, 2015
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Wearable and Smart Watch Market Update

The wearable market, while young, still generates a great deal of conversation and debate and rightly so. There is a great deal of attention being paid to this category thanks to Apple. While Apple has...

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Ben Bajarin / August 11th, 2015
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Apple Music Subscriber Numbers in Context

Last Thursday, Apple announced it had signed up 11 million customers for Apple Music. For now, obviously, those customers are all in their three month trial periods, so that’s not the same as signing up...

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Jan Dawson / August 10th, 2015
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Is Apple’s New TV Their Answer to Amazon’s Echo?

A few weeks ago, I wrote a piece for our Insider audience that talked about Amazon’s new Echo device. I said I saw the Echo as a Trojan Horse Amazon could use to help them … Continue reading

Tim Bajarin / August 7th, 2015
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The Challenge of Disrupting the Wireless Business

This week saw yet another rumor that Apple was working on some sort of mobile virtual network operator (MVNO), though it was eventually shot down by Apple itself. We’ve also recently seen the launch of Google … Continue reading

Jan Dawson / August 6th, 2015
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CVS, IBM, and a New Future for Medicine

CVS is a huge brand with 7,600 drug retailers whose specialty seemed to have been disorganized stores that were out of stock on whatever it was I needed. IBM is something quite different; an old-line professional … Continue reading

Steve Wildstrom / August 5th, 2015
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Is the Smartphone the Center of Our Tech Universe?

For most of my career, I have worked with the PC industry. During this time, the entire tech world and supply chain revolved around the PC. I spent a lot of time with PC vendors,...

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Tim Bajarin / August 5th, 2015
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Facebook’s Plan for Messenger Sounds Familiar

Facebook’s Messenger monetization strategy On Facebook’s earnings call last week, Mark Zuckerberg outlined, for the first time, a medium-to-long-term strategy for monetizing Facebook Messenger and WhatsApp. I’ll quote here from the earnings transcript provided by...

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Jan Dawson / August 3rd, 2015
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The Dawning of High Mobility

Over the past few months, I have been running a series of experiments analyzing my own time spent using computers. Primarily, I’ve been tracking the amount of time I spend per day on my Mac … Continue reading

Ben Bajarin / August 3rd, 2015
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Samsung’s Challenging Turnaround

Last night, Samsung reported its full results for the second quarter. As it usually does, it had signaled roughly what results would look like at a high level meeting a couple of weeks earlier, but … Continue reading

Jan Dawson / July 30th, 2015
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Bad Web Sites Can Be Silly, Ultimately Dangerous

There’s little doubt that our new web distribution systems often fail to do the best job in protecting information. Sometimes, as in the case of the massive loss of federal government information and the theft … Continue reading

Steve Wildstrom / July 29th, 2015
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Why I am Keeping an Eye on the New iPod

When Apple introduced the iPod, it pretty much changed my mobile music life. Before, I depended on a Sony Walkman and cassette tapes. But, like many of us in tech, we liked the concept of...

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Tim Bajarin / July 28th, 2015
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Taming the Energy of Gaming Computers

Gaming PCs consumed roughly 75 billion kilowatt-hours per year of electricity By Dr. Jon Peddie, President, Jon Peddie Research, publishers of “Tech Watch” and “Graphics Speak” with Nathaniel Mills of “Greening The Beast” and Evan … Continue reading

Jon Peddie / July 27th, 2015

Amazon’s Big Quarter: More than Just AWS

Amazon surprised investors last week with a bigger, and better than expected, quarter, blowing through estimates and sparking a sharp rise in its share price. However, while much of the focus has been on the...

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Jan Dawson / July 27th, 2015
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Is it Time for Apple to Open the Apple Watch to the Android Crowd?

We now know Apple has done well with the Apple Watch and that it outperformed the iPhone and iPad in terms of units shipped during their first 9 weeks on the market. However, they are … Continue reading

Tim Bajarin / July 24th, 2015
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Waste Less Time on Apple Reports

It’s been an interesting week for those who spend their time paying attention to Apple’s third quarter earnings. The fun started last week with an analysis from Slice Intelligence that claimed a 90% drop in...

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Steve Wildstrom / July 24th, 2015