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...
Olympus OM-D E-M10 Mark IV

Camera News: Olympus is (likely) developing new cameras, committed to Micro Four Thirds

Update: A potential strategic twist when it comes to Olympus camera strategy. And I think a good one at that if the rumor indeed becomes reality: Olympus cameras will feature on the Samsung Galaxy Fold 3 and / or Samsung Galaxy S22, according to reports (Digital Camera World) Small bit...

Tesla Model 3 and Y still selling well despite increasing competition

UPDATE: Tesla delivered 184,800 vehicles in the first quarter of 2021, Model S and X production dropped to zero (CNBC) Tesla appears to be holding the line. Even though there's seemingly a new EV model introduced every week these days, Tesla managed to hold on to the #1 and #3 spots...
Volkswagen ID.4 ev Tesla branding

Trendspotting: Voltswagen is a genius marketing stunt gone wrong

"A new name for a new era of e-Mobility". lol...
OTARI: World's Most Interactive Workout Mat

Peloton Acquisitions: AI voice assistant, wearables, interactive workout mat — clues to the future?

AI based voice assistants, wearables and interactive workout mats. Just a few of the latest technologies that Peloton Interactive (NASDAQ: PTON) has acquired. Bloomberg reports that the trendy at-home fitness company that exploded in growth thanks to shelter-in-place life that started in early 2020 has bought three companies. They're all relatively minor...
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...
First Look: Bio Bidet Discovery DLS bidet seat

First Look: New Bio Bidet Discovery DLS is a flagship bidet seat that undercuts Toto (Photos)

Priced less than a top end Toto, but with all the same features.