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+-*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

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
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Reinventing “My Music” – Apple’s New Music Service

+-*Signals that Apple is rapidly approaching launching its new streaming music service are getting stronger all the time. The release notes for this week’s beta of iOS 8.4 made particularly clear something is in the … Continue reading

Jan Dawson / April 16th, 2015
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Why Chinese Companies Want to Enter the US Market

+-*For much of the last century, various Asian electronics companies saw the US market as a major way to expand their businesses well beyond their local markets. Sony, Toshiba, Sharp, NEC, LG, Samsung, and many others have...

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Tim Bajarin / April 15th, 2015
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Killing Tools Before They are Ready to Die

+-*Before the iMac appeared in 1998, the back of a Mac was crowded with ports. Among them was an Apple Desktop Port for the keyboard and mouse, a Local Network Port to connect with printers, … Continue reading

Steve Wildstrom / April 15th, 2015
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Insight on the Consumer Notebook and Desktop Market

+-*It is clear a massive behavioral shift has taken place in consumer markets. In the recent past, the PC industry was growing and filled with optimism as consumers began to buy PCs and, specifically, to...

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Ben Bajarin / April 14th, 2015
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The Future of Wearable Power Is Energy Harvesting

+-*One of the many challenges the wearable market faces has to do with battery limitations and physical size. The simple fact is batteries require a relatively large amount of space and that’s not likely to … Continue reading

Bob O'Donnell / April 14th, 2015
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Hard Truths for the PC Industry

+-*I can’t think of any single computer that has as tough of a transition as the traditional PC. By PC I mean, “computer in the shape of a desktop or notebook”. Computers come in many … Continue reading

Ben Bajarin / April 13th, 2015
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How the Apple Watch could Float All Smartwatch Boats

+-*Over the last few months, I’ve been asked quite often about what impact the Apple Watch launch will have on other smartwatch makers. On the one hand, it’s obvious to me the Apple Watch offers...

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Jan Dawson / April 13th, 2015
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The Apple Watch’s Raison D’être

+-*After having read a seemingly infinite number of Apple Watch reviews, I believe I may have discovered something that many, if not most, of the reviewers didn’t: The Apple Watch’s Raison D’être1. And, I discovered … Continue reading

John Kirk / April 12th, 2015
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Podcast: Talking Apple Watch and Apple’s New MacBook

+-*Tim Bajarin, Jan Dawson, and Ben Bajarin discuss Apple’s entry into the smart watch market and Ben’s experience and perspective having used it for a week. We also discuss the new MacBook as Tim got … Continue reading

Ben Bajarin / April 11th, 2015
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Apple’s Slow, Subtle Build to New Products

+-*One of the things that has struck me this week as I’ve read the Apple Watch reviews (including Ben’s), is the Apple Watch builds subtly on work Apple has done over the last several years … Continue reading

Jan Dawson / April 10th, 2015
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Why FiOS is so Frustrating

+-*The old Actiontec WiFi router that distributes Verizon FiOS internet service in my house for years has been causing trouble of one sort or another for quite a while. But my laziness about dealing with...

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Steve Wildstrom / April 10th, 2015
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Why the New Macbook is a Game Changer

+-*Not long after the iPad came out, I was one of those people who thought it could replace my laptop. I bought a third party Bluetooth keyboard and tried to make it a mini laptop. … Continue reading

Tim Bajarin / April 9th, 2015
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The Real Significance of the new Macbook and Apple Watch Designs

+-*Yesterday Ben posted his review of the new Apple Watch and today I posted my overview of my experience with the new MacBook. Both of these products signal a major move by Apple towards a...

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Tim Bajarin / April 9th, 2015
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A Deeper Analysis of the Apple Watch

+-*Being a early reviewer of the Apple Watch, I posted a public piece on my perspective of the product. I wrote it for a general audience since I believe there will be a lot of interest in the...

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Ben Bajarin / April 8th, 2015
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My First Week With the Apple Watch

+-*It is rare in this industry to get to experience the beginning of something new,  something for which you have no frame of reference. While not a stand-alone computer (yet), I’m convinced the Apple Watch … Continue reading

Ben Bajarin / April 8th, 2015
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The State of Samsung

+-*As you know, Samsung has many different business units. However, the semiconductor and mobile group are the largest contributors to the company’s operating profit. Samsung’s tale has been quite the roller coaster and, while I...

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Ben Bajarin / April 7th, 2015
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Twinning Is Key to Connected Devices

+-*The world of connected devices continues to evolve rapidly, with new products, new concepts and new services coming forward at a breakneck pace. From 3G and 4G-equipped smartwatches, broadband-enabled cars, and carrier-offered services to connect … Continue reading

Bob O'Donnell / April 7th, 2015
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Android’s Stagnating and Falling Share in Europe

+-*Kantar Worldpanel released the latest installment of its always interesting public data set on smartphone buying behavior this past week and, as usual, I added it to my spreadsheet that tracks these things over time....

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Jan Dawson / April 6th, 2015
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Amazon’s Dash Button and the Internet of Shopping

+-*We’ve been hearing for years about how the internet would keep track of the refrigerator and let us know when we need milk and eggs. Now it is finally coming, as should surprise no one, … Continue reading

Steve Wildstrom / April 6th, 2015
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Podcast: Tablets, Surface 3, Connected Cars

+-*This week Bob O’Donnell, Ben Bajarin and Jan Dawson discuss the tablet market in light of the iPad’s 5th anniversary, Microsoft’s new Surface 3, and the opportunity for mobile OS vendors in connected cars. Click … Continue reading

Bob O'Donnell / April 4th, 2015