If you ask almost anyone in Silicon Valley, they’ll tell you that services are the future of the tech industry, and it’s not hard to see that they truly believe that. Subscription services are everywhere today, they’re behind the way we watch tv, listen to music, edit photos, and even do our work. Tons of… Continue reading Why Apple is Failing at Services.
Month: April 2020
Is Microsoft the Next IBM?
In the 1980s, IBM was the undisputed king of the personal computer space. Although they had a late start, the IBM PC quickly gained market dominance over competitors like Apple and RadioShack, landing on the desks and in the homes of thousands of people both in America and around the world. But today, IBM doesn’t… Continue reading Is Microsoft the Next IBM?
5 Years On, was the Apple Watch a Success?
The Apple Watch was the first big new product line for Apple since the death of Steve Jobs, and, needless to say, it had a lot riding on it. Leading up to its announcement, speculation around the Apple Watch ran wild, with many heralding it to be the next iPhone. But now, 5 years later,… Continue reading 5 Years On, was the Apple Watch a Success?
We Need Theranos Now More Than Ever Before
Perhaps the most famous story of failure in Silicon Valley is that of Theranos. A unicorn company poised to take over the valley with billions of dollars worth of runway and massive amounts of hype backing it, it seemed the that health tech firm’s success was inevitable. But today, the name Elizabeth Holmes, and as… Continue reading We Need Theranos Now More Than Ever Before
The Greatest Overlooked Potential for AI
Out of all up and coming technologies, AI has-almost indisputably-the greatest amount of hype surrounding it. This hype largely stems from the fact that AI’s true potential is relatively unknown, making its theoretical potential limitless. While this certainly does make it difficult to accurately gauge the true potential of artificial intelligence, some of its theoretical… Continue reading The Greatest Overlooked Potential for AI
What Does the Future Hold for the Mac?
Over the past ten years, Apple has slowly but surely built up a case for the iPad being a replacement for the traditional computer, and as an extension of that, the Mac. But even today, Apple continues to release new and improved Mac models, with even more rumored to be on the horizon. So, in… Continue reading What Does the Future Hold for the Mac?
The Mac Was the iPad of the 80s.
Today, the Mac and the graphical user interface that it introduced are ubiquitous, they’re seen in coffeeshops, classrooms, and airports all around the world, but for it wasn’t always that way. Back in 1984, when the original Macintosh was unveiled, it was met with about as much skepticism as it was with excitement, with many… Continue reading The Mac Was the iPad of the 80s.
Why the iPad mini Sucks
Over the past few years, Apple has mades strides to turn the public’s perception of the iPad from a entertainment device to a computer replacement, but one product stands in their way: the iPad mini. The iPad mini epitomizes everything that is wrong with tablets, with the key reason for its existence being entertainment applications.… Continue reading Why the iPad mini Sucks
What Will True Consumer Ready Augmented Reality Really Look Like?
For years, the subject augmented reality has been relegated solely to the stuff of science fiction, but finally, after years of seeing it in books, movies, and tv shows, true consumer augmented reality may soon come to fruition in our reality. For the past few years, more and more big tech firms such as Google,… Continue reading What Will True Consumer Ready Augmented Reality Really Look Like?
Has Computer Innovation Plateaued?
For the past 40 years, computer innovation has been solely driven by a demand for greater accessibility. First, computers became smaller, so that they could fit on your desk. Then, their operating systems became easier to use, weaning off of texted based interfaces and adopting far more user friendly graphical ones. After that, computers became… Continue reading Has Computer Innovation Plateaued?