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Apple HomePod

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

Apple is re-grouping and taking on the smart home once again.

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...
Best SD Cards for Shooting 4K Video on Panasonic GH5 mirrorless camera

Trendspotting: Mirrorless camera market is tanking in Japan

Things were already tough for mirrorless cameras (and DSLRs as well). Apple iPhone and Samsung Galaxy and Google Pixel and other smartphones have built-in cameras that shoot 4K video, high quality photos, and are more than good enough for most people. So it was no surprise that camera sales...
Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Foldable PC - CES 2020

CES Awards: Foldable Lenovo PC wins best in show (plus other emerging tech to watch)

Lenovo Thinkpad X1 Fold, a foldable tablet and could-be laptop device, took best in show in The Verge's annual CES Awards. If you want to see the latest trends and what to watch out for in 2020 and beyond, you may want to check out the complete list of...
LG ThinQ washer and dryer - Smart Pairing

Trendspotting CES: Appliances that talk to each other — LG washer/dryer are BFF

Big data, AI and machine learning in the laundry room.
Fewer than 10% of Americans are buying $1,000 smartphones, report says

Trendspotting: Death of the flagship phone?

A new report suggests that what we've all already been thinking all along may be true: the flagship smartphone is dying an unceremonious death. NPD reports that fewer than 10% of buyers in the U.S. spend more than $1,000 for a new phone. However, that number does rise for buyers based...
Lutron Aurora Smart Bulb Dimmer

Smart Home News: Lutron joins ‘Friends of Hue’ program, launches new Aurora smart bulb dimmer

The scenario is all too common and frustrating for those embarking on their smart home journey: You install a smart bulb, say one made by Philips Hue which lead the industry, in a family room ceiling light. The problem, however, is that that light fixture will always need power for...
Google Pixel 3a reviews

Pixel 3a Reviews: Google does the budget phone right

Starting at only $399 Google's Pixel 3a smartphone line-up makes a strong case for the "less is more" crowd.