48 hours with the Apple Watch

I decided to experiment with wearables a while ago. My first experiment was with the Casio G-Shock+ series of watches that takes the well-loved brand and drops some rudimentary notification function, BlueTooth LE capability and a companion iPhone app together as a workable but unambitious package. The Apple Watch is a different experience and has […]

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Android Sales: Guess how many Android devices are available for sale | BGR – 18,000 which is an insane amount of device fragmentation Regarding Chrome’s Power Efficiency on OS X | The Verge – interesting how Google is falling into the same traps when coding across platforms that Microsoft did Why China’s economy is slowing and what […]

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Anger and Envy in the Chaebol Republic | Foreign Policy – there will come a point when it it will undermine the iron grip that chaebols have on Korean society (paywall) Tumblr is getting sucked into the Yahoo mothership | Business Insider – likely to suffer similar kinds of challenges to flickr et al VivaKi integrates anonymised […]

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The Amazon Dash button post

At the beginning of this month Amazon launched an addition to their Dash ordering hardware with Dash buttons. There was a lot of incredulity amongst the media heightened by the unfortunate timing which overlapped with April’s Fool Day. Why the incredulity? I would break the cynicism down into two broad buckets: Dash buttons have a […]

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Apple takes smartphone crown in China – CNET – over a quarter of urban smartphones sold; profit share rather than market share approach A New Wave of Chinese Smartphones Set to Emerge in 2015 – TechNode – the key thing here is likely to be relevant patents which many of these companies currently don’t have Billionaire Fridman […]

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