Posts Tagged ‘innovation’

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First Rule Of Homebrew Drone Club Is There Are No Rules For Homebrew Drone Club

Drones are the next revolution, the next insanely great thing, the pirate, the multi-billion dollar business, the integration of the physical and the digital, the device that will fight our wars, provide web access to the … Continue reading

Brian S Hall / November 17th, 2014
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Technological Patriotism

Technology is breaking down barriers throughout the world. Conversely, a form of technological nationalism has taken hold, limiting tech’s rise. Expect such nationalist fervor to become more widespread, more virulent, probably more unfair.  Technology is the new … Continue reading

Brian S Hall / October 13th, 2014
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I Want It Later! Building The Inconvenience Economy.

As I stood in line with a giddy gaggle of high pants hipsters, each eagerly anticipating the drip, drip of their very own drip coffee from the sainted Blue Bottle, conversations were many and temporary friendships … Continue reading

Brian S Hall / October 6th, 2014
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America Needs Entrepreneurs. Instead Of Programming Teach Children Fantasy Football.

America needs entrepreneurs. Men, women, boys, girls, native-born, immigrants, smart, skillful, driven, capable entrepreneurs to propel the economy, create jobs, spur innovation and build something from nothing. I believe to do this, to create a … Continue reading

Brian S Hall / August 18th, 2014
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Apple Announces Nothing (New)

“Apple announces NOTHING at developer conference”. No, seriously, I read it on the internets, so it must be true. You can read it for yourself, here: Apple Announces Nothing at Developer Conference ~ By Paul … Continue reading

John Kirk / June 14th, 2014
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Back To The Past With Oculus Rift

The pundits tell us Facebook’s purchase of Oculus VR is proof virtual reality has arrived, at long last. The future is now. Except all I can think about is the past. That’s what I mostly … Continue reading

Brian S Hall / June 9th, 2014
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The Subscription Economy Is Sending Me To The Poorhouse

[UPDATE: See below] Technology is supposed to make our lives better. Shouldn’t we demand the same from business models? Sadly, it seems as if today’s bleeding edge innovations in business and retail are in — … Continue reading

Brian S Hall / May 21st, 2014
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Please Silicon Valley. Do Not Turn The Car Into Another Boring Box.

We stand at the intersection of the Internet of Things and the Connected Car. Soon, Cortana shall summon to us a driverless, fully autonomous vehicle, shared by the community, owned by no one, that will … Continue reading

Brian S Hall / May 12th, 2014
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VCs On The Wrong Side In The Smartphone Wars

Think of how much better your life is now you have an iPhone or one of its many virtuous progeny…iPad, Android, apps, mobile-optimized games, content and services. Do you want to go back to before smartphones, … Continue reading

Brian S Hall / April 14th, 2014
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The Computer Chronicles

Why are you here? Why are you even reading this? Me? I know why and am grateful for the odd, stirring, mostly unplanned path that brought me here. My father spent over 30 years working … Continue reading

Brian S Hall / March 31st, 2014
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Why I Fear Apple CarPlay

I am excited by Apple CarPlay. But mostly terrified.  Excited, because I love constant, unbroken access to my phone, music, apps, maps, search, contacts, tweets, email — everything on my smartphone, in fact. Terrified, because … Continue reading

Brian S Hall / March 10th, 2014
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Inverse Innovation Inanity

At Forbes, Chunka Mui1 writes: Will Tim Cook Be the Next Steve Ballmer? His initial premise seems reasonable: Like Ballmer, (Tim) Cook’s legacy will be defined by whether he successfully launches new post-Jobs killer apps. … Continue reading

John Kirk / January 23rd, 2014
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With Help From Silicon Valley, America To Dominate The 21st Century

America will dominate the 21st century – economically and culturally – thanks to our dominance in technology. Mobile technologies, supplemented by social connectivity, integrated with real-time data, enhanced by location-aware services and all supported by … Continue reading

Brian S Hall / August 12th, 2013
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Apple Can’t Innovate Anymore, My A$$

I am sick to death of pundits proclaiming that Apple can no longer innovate. Apparently, the less one knows about a subject, the more strident one’s opinion on that subject becomes. Nevertheless, this nonsensical posturing … Continue reading

John Kirk / July 5th, 2013
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Apple’s Next Technology Move to Drive Industry Direction

I have been told that I am the analyst with the longest history of professionally covering Apple. I think this is a polite way of saying that I am old. I started covering Apple in...

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Tim Bajarin / June 8th, 2013
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Google Glass and Segway: Early Adopter Lore

In 2001, the Segway hit the market. VCs like Kleiner Perkins’ John Doerr fawned all over it pre- launch. Even Steve Jobs and Jeff Bezos were enthralled when they saw it. To its inventor, Dean...

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Tim Bajarin / June 8th, 2013
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The Dividing Line Between Human and Replicant Already Happened

In the film, Iron Man 3, the good guys encase themselves in tech. The bad guys put the tech inside their bodies. This is telling. Hollywood – and most of America – remains oddly uncomfortable … Continue reading

Brian S Hall / May 27th, 2013
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You’ll want to read this: Alice through the Looking Glass (Corning Glass, that is)

In the near distant future, all of the surfaces in your house are made of high-tech glass. Instead of following a recipe on your tablet, your glass countertops now become the display. Does this make your spine tingle? Does it feel uber-tech, light years away? Like something only Steve Jobs or Captain Kirk would have access to? Nope, it’s coming to your doorstep.

Kelli Richards / May 2nd, 2013

Holding Apple to a Higher Standard – Solving Texting While Driving

I love my iPhone. I use it all the time. I take it with me everywhere. Yes, everywhere. I have tried and tested numerous smartphones over the years. I can confidently state that you can … Continue reading

Brian S Hall / April 1st, 2013

Live the Future Now

By nature of what I do for a living, I spend a lot of time thinking about the future. As a part of that exercise I like to employ a tactic I call live the … Continue reading

Ben Bajarin / February 22nd, 2013

CES 2013: Plenty of Innovation – You Just Needed to Know Where to Look

I didn’t expect much in the way of OS, phone, or tablet announcements at CES this year, if only because all the key platform drivers stayed home. Apple never attends trade shows, preferring to host … Continue reading

Avi Greengart / January 17th, 2013
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Apple as Innovator: Four* Contributions That Changed Computing

Reading the comment threads on Tech.pinions’ many posts on Apple v. Samsung and iOS vs. Android, I have been struck by the recurring charge that Apple is nothing but a clever marketer that does nothing … Continue reading

Steve Wildstrom / September 5th, 2012
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The Apple Verdict and the Challenge of Innovation

I spent some time on the weekend digesting the results and implications of the verdict between the Apple and Samsung patent trial. I watched my Twitter stream flow continuously with many remarking on the negatives … Continue reading

Ben Bajarin / August 27th, 2012

Phil McKinney to CableLabs: Time for Some Cable Innovation?

In a fascinating move, CableLabs, the non-profit research and development arm of the cable industry, announced today that Phil McKinney, former CTO of Hewlett-Packard’s Personal Systems Group, was coming aboard is CEO. What makes this … Continue reading

Steve Wildstrom / May 31st, 2012
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Looking Forward to the Next Round of Innovation

I was surprised by a number of conversations I had while at this years CES. More than once the conversation turned to the staleness of innovation shown at the show. It is true there wasn’t … Continue reading

Ben Bajarin / January 20th, 2012