I like: Belkin Audio + Charge Rockstar

Reading Time: 1 minute The Belkin Audio + Charge Rockstar is an accessory that allows you to charge and listen via headphones to a modern iPhone at the same time. Apple’s move to the Lightning connector leaves a lot to be desired; but you have to work with what you have. It has come in handy listening to voice … Read moreI like: Belkin Audio + Charge Rockstar

The insiders guide to smartphone launches

Reading Time: 2 minutes MWC is one of the key dates in the diary for smartphone launches by manufacturers. Apple marches to the beat of its own drum, but Android manufacturers try and go close to MWC: Samsung has gone out the week before with its foldable smartphones Huawei starts off at MWC as one of a series of … Read moreThe insiders guide to smartphone launches

ICYMI | 万一你错过了| 당신이 그것을 놓친 경우에 대비해서

Reading Time: 2 minutes The Kraft Heinz experiment in radical cost-cutting has failed. | LinkedIn – imagine if 3G Capital had succeeded in their hostile bid Unilever as well? Number of ‘McRefugees’ increasing, study finds | HKEJ Insight – a seven fold increase over 6 years. More on the background on McRefugees Luxury Brands Learn How to Speak Streetwear … Read moreICYMI | 万一你错过了| 당신이 그것을 놓친 경우에 대비해서

Is there a luxury smartphone segment?

Reading Time: 3 minutes There are luxury smartphones, but is there a meaningful luxury smartphone segment? From Apple’s iPhone price inflation to Huawei and Blackberry’s Porsche Design devices, manufacturers have looked to cater to a ‘luxury’ consumer. Prior to this is you had the Vertu phone with its concierge service and niche players like Goldvish catering for the the … Read moreIs there a luxury smartphone segment?

Things that made my day this week

Reading Time: 1 minute Happy new year! I actually slept through the new year’s celebrations, so missed out on the fireworks and and free tube travel. One has to wonder about Amazon and IP enforcement Vuzix have launched a set of consumer facing glasses – if you can think that a $1,000 smartphone accessory is a consumer product. It … Read moreThings that made my day this week