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Destiny Muhammad curates and performs in SoundBox Resilience

San Francisco Symphony launches Soundbox series on its SFSymphony+ video streaming platform

On demand performances available through Apple and Android apps and also web.
Google Wear OS partners with Samsung for new wearable smart watch OS

Google Wear OS is still alive – Samsung partnership to help reboot, but did Google miss rebranding opportunity?

Finally. Google is rebooting Wear OS in a serious effort to take on Apple Watch.
Amazon Echo Frames smart audio glasses

Amazon Echo Frames smart glasses now available with polarized blue mirror sunglass lens, $269 June 2021

New lens will help during the summer, but this simple Alexa device still seems unnecessary.
Fitbit Luxe fitness and wellness tracker

Fitbit Luxe is company’s first fashionable wearable, but sells without the Apple-like premium

Turns out Fitbit (owned by Google) and Apple have different definitions of fashionable wearables and their respective price points. Fitbit just teased the Luxe, a fashion forward wearable that is available for pre-order for $149 USD. By contrast, Apple's latest foray into the fashionable wearable segment is the Apple Watch Hermès....
Apple HomePod

Trendspotting: Apple HomePod + Apple TV display = Amazon Echo Show competitor?

Apple is re-grouping and taking on the smart home once again.
Apple iPhone 13 launch new models specs pricing

Smartphone Depreciation Report: Apple iPhone 12 vs. Samsung Galaxy S21

Just like we see in the auto industry, firms like to track how leading smartphones depreciate over time. The latest report via SellCell compares two of today's biggest sellers: the Samsung Galaxy S21 vs. Apple iPhone 12. Both are the respective flagships so it's interesting for those looking to make...
New Features on Spotify’s Home Hub Make Navigation and Discovery Even Simpler

Spotify interface update emphasizes navigation, discovery for iOS and Android devices

Spotify refreshed its user interface last year (a great update), and now has further tweaked the home screen ("hub"). The update emphasizes navigation and discovery which the company says will now be simpler: "We’re constantly working on ways to improve our user experience. Through this latest update, we’ll be rolling...