Eddy Cue explains Apple’s original video content strategy

Eddy Cue explains Apple’s original video content strategy

Apple SVP of Internet Software and Services Eddie Cue appeared onstage at SXSW on Monday, and discussed a range of topics, including their just-announced acquisition of magazine app Texture. Cue also made some comments regarding Apple’s recent moves in original video...
Tinkerer Jonathan Zufi talks about design and Escape From New York

Tinkerer Jonathan Zufi talks about design and Escape From New York

This week on Technotopia I talked to Jonathan Zufi, creator of the LifeClock One, a replica of the watch worn by Snake Pliskin in Escape From New York. Zufi loves design and his insight on what makes something a timeless classic – even when it comes to computer...
Essential Phone’s new ‘Halo Gray’ color goes on sale exclusively at Amazon

Essential Phone’s new ‘Halo Gray’ color goes on sale exclusively at Amazon

 The Essential Phone is currently in the midst of being rolled out in a range of new colors, including three that will be released excessively on Essential’s own website, with a staged release schedule that began Thursday. On Friday, however, Essential revealed a...
Apple and Android are destroying the Swiss Watch industry

Apple and Android are destroying the Swiss Watch industry

 In Q4 2017 – essentially during the last holiday season – market research firm Canalys found that more people bought Apple watches than Swiss watches. Two million more, to be exact. Brian Heater has more data but this news is quite problematic for the folks eating...
Apple addresses why people are saying their iPhones with older batteries are running “slower”

Apple addresses why people are saying their iPhones with older batteries are running “slower”

 Due to a Reddit post and the loose interpretation of subsequent benchmark tests posted by Primate Labs’ John Poole, the ‘Apple throttles old iPhones’ meme has reared its head again. The gist, as it always is, is that Apple is being super petty and trying to force...
Baidu and Xiaomi are working together on internet of things and artificial intelligence

Baidu and Xiaomi are working together on internet of things and artificial intelligence

 Baidu, China’s answer to Google, and Xiaomi, which has modeled itself on the success of the America’s most successful technology manufacturer in Apple, have announced a strategic partnership to tackle two emerging technologies, internet of things and artificial...